ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE OF THE COLUMBIA AREA Sept 13 2017 – Oct 3 2017

    Wednesday September 13, 2017 to October 3, 2017

     

    Please note that some of these events may be cancelled or postponed due to any damage caused by the hurricane.  Please take the time to check that the event will take place as planned before traveling to the event.  

     

    UPSTATE:

     

    Every Other Wednesday –  Music Sandwiched In at the Spartanburg County Public Library.  This is a free concert sponsored by the Spartanburg Philharmonic Orchestra.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/pages/calendar/detail/event/c/e113/.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays –  Hagood Creek Petroglyph Site of South Carolina at the Hagood Mill State Historic Site in Pickens.  Come see these historical markings open to the public on these days.  For more information call (864) 898-2936.

     

    Third Thursdays – Art Walk in downtown Spartanburg.  Enjoy a self-guided tour of various galleries in downtown Spartanburg.  For more information call (864) 582-7616 or visit http://spartanburgartwalk.com/.

     

    Fridays –  Bluegrass Jam Session at 5301 Dacusville Highway in Pumpkintown.  For more information call (864) 898-3815 or visit http://www.drbanjo.com/classes/2012-03-gilbert-nelson-pumpkintown.php.

     

    First Friday –  First Fridays at the Metropolitan Arts Council in Greenville.  Take a tour of the visual art galleries and venues in downtown Greenville with works to include jewelry, pottery, acrylics, watercolors, photography, and more.  For more information call (864) 467-3132 or visit http://www.firstfridaysgreenville.com/.

     

    Third Fridays – Contra Dancing at the First Presbyterian Church in Spartanburg.  Enjoy an evening of dancing and learning a variety of cultural dances.  For more information call (864) 308-1337 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Spartanburg-Contra-Dancers-493231910812229/.

     

    Second Saturdays –  House Concerts at the Hagood Mill Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This event known as Heartstrings, includes bluegrass, gospel, and traditional roots music. For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Milling, Music, and Memories at the Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This is a great day of fun making music, learning the art of blacksmithing, bowl digging, flint knapping, chair canning, moonshining, and much more!  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit http://www.co.pickens.sc.us/CulturalCommission/CurrentEvents/default.aspx#AttheHagoodMill.

     

    Sundays –  Say What Open Mic at Coffee Underground in Greenville.  Singers, poets, musicians, storytellers, comedians, and any others who wish to come out and share their talents are welcome!  For more information call (864) 298-0494 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/525128037629167/.

     

    Sundays –  Sundays Unplugged at the Chapman Cultural Center in Spartanburg.  Relax, unwind, and unplug while enjoying the galleries and live entertainment.  For more information call (864) 542-2787 or visit http://www.chapmanculturalcenter.org/events.

     

    Saturdays and Sundays –  Historic Building Tours at Oconee Station State Historic Site in Walhalla.  You’ll get to see a 1792 stone block house which is all that remains of a military outpost that existed during conflicts between the white settlers and the Indians, and an 1805 brick house, home of the merchant who owned the outpost. For more information call (864) 638-0079 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/oconeestation/oconeestation-programs.aspx.

    Through September 17 –  “The Bodyguard” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  Based on the hit movie, this award winning musical will certainly capture your heart!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-bodyguard.

    Through September 23 –  “Four Old Broads” at the Center Stage Theater in Greenville.  This should prove to be a fun and entertaining show!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/four-old-broads/.

    Through September 27 –  Greenville Center for Creative Arts Member Show at the Greenville Center for Creative Arts in Greenville.  This is a chance for the community to see the breadth and depth of works of the Centers members.  For more information call (864) 735-3948 or visit http://www.artcentergreenville.org/upcoming-exhibits/.

    Through October 25 –  Weekly Porch Series at Greenbriar Farms in Easley.  At this Wednesday event you’ll enjoy a mid-week break with live entertainment, festive farm to table snacks, and yard games.  For more information call (864) 855-9782 or visit http://www.greenbrierfarms.com/Porch-Series.

    Sundays through October –  Woodburn and Ashtabula Historic Home Tours at the house locations in Pendleton.  For more information call (864) 646-7249 or visit https://www.pendletonhistoricfoundation.org/.

    Tuesdays through December 19 –  Greenville Downtown Line Dance at the Sears Rec Center in Greenville.  This is a fun way to exercise, so come out and enjoy the fun!  For more information call (864) 467-6667 or visit http://www.visitgreenvillesc.com/includes/calendar-of-events/Greenville-DOWNTOWN-Line-Dance/27387/.

     

    September 14 – 16 –  SpartOberfest at Jesus Our Risen Savior Catholic Church in Spartanburg.  This event includes a 10K Pretzel Run, live music and entertainment, great food and beverages, and a Christmas market for you to get started on your holiday shopping.  For more information call (864) 576-1164 or visit https://www.spartoberfest.com/.

    September 14 – 17 –  “Annie, Jr.” at the Greenwood Community Theater in Greenwood.  This will be a fun production for the entire family to enjoy!  For more information call (864) 388-7800 or visit http://www.emeraldtriangle.us/theatre/main-page.

    September 15 –  “Tim McGraw and Faith Hill: Soul 2 Soul Tour” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  This will be one concert you won’t want to miss this year.  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/tim-mcgraw-and-faith-hill.

    September 15 –  “Storyteller/Comedian Andy Offutt Irwin” at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium in Walhalla.  Here is a chance to enjoy an evening of fun and laughter with this amazing storyteller and comedian.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit https://allevents.in/walhalla/andy-offutt-irwin-storyteller-comedian/261109764295060.

    September 15 – 16 –  South Greenville Fair and Antique Engine and Tractor Show at the Simpsonville City Park in Simpsonville.  You’ll have the chance to see lots of animal shows, to include pocket pets, a tractor parade, a flower and art show, and so much more!  For more information call (864) 430-1412 or visit http://www.southgreenvillefair.com/.

    September 15 – 16 –  Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire – Age of Vikings at the Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship in Greenville.  Visit a Viking encampment, see an authentic medieval group, view a royal procession, visit with over 50 merchants, enjoy period foods, wines, and meads, and so much more!  For more information call (864) 271-4883 or visit http://theenchantedchalice.com/.

    September 15 – 17 –  Southern Home & Garden Show at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  For those looking to make some home and/or garden modifications, or who are preparing to build a home, this event will expose you to a number of individuals who can help you along the way.  For more information call (864) 233-2562 or visit http://tdconventioncenter.com/events/southern-home-garden-show/2017/09/15/.

    September 16 –  Clemson Crew Kids Day at the Clemson Crew Boathouse in Clemson.  Kids and teens in first to eighth grade can come out and learn how to row, how to use a rowing machine, and the importance of eating healthy and exercise, with instruction by the Clemson Crew.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/170374703510181/.

    September 16 –  “Trotting Salley” at Hub City Railroad Museum in Spartanburg.  This book is the children’s version about the folk legend who supposedly raced a train from Inman to Spartanburg and beat it.  For more information call (864) 963-4739 or visit https://hubcityrrmuseum.org/book-signing-september-16.

    September 16 –  Open Arms 5K at Conestee Park in Greenville.  This will be a fun trail run.  For more information call (864) 675-1531 or visit http://www.openarms5k.com/Details.html.

    September 16 –  Charity Open Water Swim at Devil’s Fork State Park in Salem.  There will be a 2.4 and a 1.2 mile swim with all proceeds to help teach children how to swim.  For more information call (864) 400-9967 or visit http://upstatesplash.org/register/.

    September 16 –  South Carolina State Old Time Fiddling Championship at Hagood Mills Historic Site and Folklife Center in Pickens.  This will be a day filled with some of the best fiddling you can find in the State.  For more information call (864) 898-2936 or visit https://www.visitpickenscounty.com/event/1641/annual-south-carolina-state-old-time-fiddling-championship/.

    September 16 – 17 –  Indie Craft Parade at the historic Huguenot Mill in downtown Greenville.  This amazing event will present artisans and crafters from all over the southeast with the chance to find plenty of one of a kind items for everyone on your holiday list!  For more information visit http://www.makerscollective.org/indiecraftparade.

    September 16 – 24 –  “Pinkalicious” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This show will teach children and adults alike the importance of self-control and moderation in this musical that will capture everyone’s heart.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/pinkalicious.

    September 18 –  “A Man and his Prostate” at the Center Stage Theater in Greenville.  This show, staring Ed Asner, will have you entertained until the time you leave.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/ed-asner-man-prostate/.

    September 21 –  “Drew Holcomb & the Neighbors” at the TD Stage in Greenville.  Playing music that is a blend of folk, rock, country, and pop, you’ll certainly enjoy these musicians!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/drew-holcomb-the-neighbors.

    September 21 –  Greek Festival at St. Nickolas Greek Orthodox Church in Spartanburg.  This fun festival will introduce you to some great Greek food, cultural entertainment to include dancing and singing, and opportunities to purchase items from Greece.  For more information visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/events/spartanburg-greek-festival.

    September 21 –  Las Vegas Gala at the Beckley Inn in Anderson.  This will be a night of “vintage vegas” with heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, a cash bar, and 20 thousand dollars in play money “to be the first inductee into the Las Vegas Gala Hall of Fame” with proceeds to benefit the Free Clinic.  For more information call (864) 226-1294 or visit http://andersonfreeclinic.org/events-2/.

    September 21 – 24 –  Euphoria at Trail Blazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Here is your chance to enjoy a weekend that celebrates life through music, food, and drinks.  For more information call (864) 233-5663 or visit http://www.euphoriagreenville.com/.

    September 22 – 23 –  Sooie at the Mauldin Cultural Center in Maulding.  The weathers cooling off and nothing says fall quite like barbecue so come out and enjoy some great food, good music, and fun activities for the kids! For more information call (864) 335-4862 or visit https://mauldinbbq.com/general-info/.

    September 23 –  Upstate Forever Preservation Ride at Pleasant Ridge Park in Marietta.  In addition to the traditional cycling course will be a mountain bike course and a trail run with something for all skill levels.  For more information visit https://upstateforever.org/save-the-date-june-2017/.

    September 23 –  Revolutionary Run Half Marathon at the Camden City Arena in Historic Camden.  This run/walk will take you through South Carolinas oldest inland city where you will pass historic antebellum homes, cemeteries, and even run through the site of the Battle of Hobkirk Hill.  For more information visit http://revrunsc.com/.

    September 23 – 24 –  “Beethoven the Great” at the Peace Concert Hall in Greenville.  Presented by the Greenville Symphony Orchestra and featuring pianist Dmitri Levkovich, this will be an amazing concert which will end with one of the most powerful and popular works ever written, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/beethoven-the-great.

    September 26 – 30 –  South Carolina Foothills Heritage Festival at the Foothills Heritage Market in Westminster.  Here is a chance to enjoy an old-fashioned country fair, with livestock, a canning competition, a baking contest, carinival rides, a rodeo, and so much more!  For more information call (864) 723-0698 or visit http://carolinafoothillsheritagefair.org/.

    September 26 – October 1 –  “Fun Home” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This tremendous Broadway play is about family, about the struggles of growing up, about self-acceptance of self and the difficulties if you don’t, and you will leave the theater feeling thrilled and amazed!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/fun-home.

    September 27 –  The 5 Brown’s at Bob Jones University in Greenville.  This will be an evening of beautiful classical music by some amazing musicians!  For more information call (864) 242-5100 or visit http://www.bju.edu/events/fine-arts/concert-opera-drama/5browns.php.

    September 28 –  Handbags for Hope at the Huguenot Loft at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Enjoy a night of shopping and socializing while helping to raise money for the South Carolina Ovarian Cancer Foundation.  For more information call (864) 373-6306 or visit http://www.scovariancancer.org/event/handbags-for-hope-2017/.

    September 28 –  Haven’s Fundraising Banquet at the Anderson Civic Center in Anderson.  In addition to wonderful food, you’ll have a chance to hear the founder of Chic-fil-A, Trudy Cathy White, a tremendous speaker and author, give a wonderful presentation. For more information call (864) 226-6193 or visit https://www.havenofrest.cc/events/banquet.

    September 28 –  Rock Out Hunger at the Revel Event Center in Greenville.  This craft spirit tasting event will include live entertainment by Tommy Tutone with proceeds to benefit Loaves and FishesFor more information call (864) 232-3595 or visit http://loavesandfishesgreenville.com/roh/.

    September 29 – 30 –  “Snow White The Ballet” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  Presented by the Carolina Ballet Theater, this unique telling of the classic tale is beautiful and funny, and will capture your heart!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/snow-white-the-ballet.

    September 29 – October 1 –  Symphony Tour of Homes on Crescent and McDaniel Avenues in Greenville.  Tour one of the earliest residential areas in Greenville on two beautiful streets and a variety of architectural styles.  For more information call (864) 370-0965 or visit http://www.guildgso.org/tour-of-homes/.

    September 30 –  Holy Smoke BBQ at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Walhalla.  If you like BBQ, you’ll certainly enjoy this event which will also include a bake sale, crafts, face painting, balloon animals, and a sheriff K-9 demonstration.  For more information call (864) 638-6363 or visit http://www.stjohnswalhalla.org/images/BBQ%20poster.pdf.

    September 30 –  Due West Fall Festival at Robinson Field of Erskine College in Due West.  This will be a fun day filled with live entertainment and a chance to enjoy the great fall weather!  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/DueWestFallFestival.

    September 30 –  Komen Race for the Cure at Fluor Field in the West End in Greenville.  This is a 5K and 1 mile run/walk with proceeds to benefit breast cancer research and raise awareness of the vastness of this disease.  For more information call (8640 234-5035 or visit http://lowcountry.info-komen.org/site/TR?fr_id=6929&pg=entry.

    September 30 –  Jammin’ for Genes at the Greenville Genetic Center in Greenwood.  This will be a fun event with bluegrass music by The Little Roy and Lizzy Show, Little Pigs BBQ, an antique car show, beverage and dessert vendors, a silent auction, door prizes, and a “Through Our Eyes” patient art exhibit. For more information call (864) 941-8100 or visit http://www.ggc.org/jammin-for-genes.html.

    October 1 –  Transformation Walk at Fluor Field in the West End in Greenville.  This three mile walk is to raise awareness of the challenges those in transformation face with proceeds to benefit United Ministries who help these individuals in their transformation to self-sufficiency, with a block party to follow the walk with live entertainment, food truck vendors, and games. For more information visit http://transformationwalk.everydayhero.do/.

    October 2 –  “Rob Zombie” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  For the hard rockers out there, this amazing artist will have you singing along to his songs while head banging along with the beat! For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/rob-zombie.

    October 3 –  “The Simon and Garfunkel Story” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This critically acclaimed, concert-style show tells the story of two young boys from Queens, NY, and their climb to being the best and most successful music duo of all time. For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit http://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-simon-garfunkel-story.

     

    MIDLANDS:

     

    Second Mondays –  Family Climb Night at the Northside Recreation Center in Rock Hill.  Bring the family and challenge yourself by climbing the rock wall.  For more information call (803) 329-5633 or visit http://www.visitrockhillsc.com/events/northside-recreation-center-family-climb-nights-2015-12-14/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Bluegrass Series at Haynes Auditorium in Batesburg-Leesville.  Add a little Bluegrass music to your month.  For more information call (803) 582-8479 or visit http://www.haynesbluegrass.com/.

     

    Fourth Saturdays –  Mountain Dulcimers of Aiken at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum in Aiken.  Join these musicians or just enjoy the music, but be sure to stop by and be entertained by these mountain instruments and those who enjoy playing them.  For more information call (803) 293-7846 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/the_mountain_dulcimers_of_aiken.

     

    Saturdays –  Hour Long Historic Train Ride at the South Carolina Railroad Museum in Winnsboro.  Ride an old passenger train from the dining car, a passenger car, or even the caboose. For more information call (803) 635-9893 or visit http://www.scrm.org/welcomepage.html.

    Saturdays weather permitting –  Aiken Trolley Tours at the Aiken Visitors Center and Train Museum.  Explore Aiken’s charm, grace, and elegance with one of these two hour tours.  For more information call (803) 644-1907 or visit http://www.visitaikensc.com/calendar/event/aiken_historic_tour.

    Through August –  Wonderful Wednesdays at the Museum of York County.  Every Wednesday throughout the summer kids, and their parents, will have the chance to learn something new and exciting about the environment and its inhabitants. For more information call (803) 898-4921 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/upcoming-events-myco/.

    Through September 16 –  “Peter Pan – Broadway’s Timeless Musical” at the Aiken Community Playhouse in Aiken.  This is a magical fairy tale you won’t soon forget!  For more information call (803) 648-1348 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=acp.

    Through September 17 – “Home Sweet Home” exhibit at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  This nature themed exhibit will allow kids to fish a stream, crawl through a log, climb a rock wall, row a boat, and all sorts of other outdoor related activities.  For more information call (803) 684-3948 or visit http://www.chmuseums.org/event/2255/.

    Through September 23 –  Basic Linoleum Block Printing with Zach Greenway at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  In this two day workshop, you’ll use a linoleum block and learn how to do a relief print on paper and textile.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    Through September 30 –  “Not Just Another Love Story” at the Narroway Theater in Fort Mill.  This dinner show will make you laugh and cry with America’s greatest generation and remembrances of the days of World War II.  For more information call (803) 803-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/love-story.

    First Saturdays through October –  Chapin Farmers Market on Clark Street in downtown Chapin.  For more information call (803) 345-2444 or visit http://sc-chapin.civicplus.com/268/Chapin-Downtown-Farmers-Market.

    September 13 –  “Bellydance Evolution” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You will be mesmerized by these amazing dancers!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=bellydance-evolution.

    September 13 –  Beginner Drawing for Adults with J. Michael Simpson at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  If drawing is something you always thought you’d like to learn, come give it a try at this fun and insightful workshop.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes.

    September 13 –  Stable View Schooling Dressage Show at the Stable View Farm in Aiken.  This event will include everything from Grand Prix to Introductory categories, with spectators welcome.  For more information call (484) 356-3173 or visit http://stableviewfarm.com/.

    September 15 –  “Eddie Money” at the USC Lancaster Bundy Auditorium in Lancaster.  Head out for a fun evening with this iconic singer!  For more information call (803) 286-1145 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=pas.

    September 15 –  “Jason Petty: Hank Williams Tribute” at the Sylvia Theater in Rock Hill.  This artist will have you thinking you are hearing the real thing!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/03/Revue-pays-homage-to-father-of-modern-country-music.gif.

    September 15 –  “The Four Freshman” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This performance will certainly take you back in time.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-four-freshmen.

    September 16 –  Forrest Ray 5K at the Sumter County Library in downtown Sumter.  All proceeds will help benefit the Sumter County Library system.  For more information visit http://www.sumtercountylibrary.org/ForrestRay5k.htm.

    September 16 –  The Nun Run at St. Anne’s Catholic Church in Rock Hill.  This is a 5K walk/run to benefit the students at St. Anne’s Catholic School.  For more information visit https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/RockHill/StAnneSchool5kNunRun.

    September 16 –  Worldwide Day of Play at the Main Street Children’s Museum in Rock Hill.  Kids will enjoy the giant rainbow parachute, hop through hoops, make music with hand held instruments, and more!  For more information call (803) 327-6400 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2279/.

    September 16 – 17 –  “The Youth of Our Nation” at the Sylvia Theater in Rock Hill.  Focusing on the challenges kids face today, these kids will put on an amazing and eye opening performance.  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit https://www.etix.com/ticket/p/3354939/the-youth-of-our-nation-stage-play-york-sc-kids–york-sylvia-theater.

    September 17 –  “John Wagner & Friends” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This local clarinetist and friends will perform the Brahms Clarinet Trio and that’s just for starters.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=john-wagner-friends.

    September 17 –  Kershaw County Music Associate Benefit Concert at the Lyttleton Street United Methodist Church in Camden.  Entertainment will include baritone singer Ronald Smith, Jr. and pianist Erin Palmer.  For more information call (803) 397-4890.

    September 17 –  An Afternoon with Ronnie Lundy at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  Learn about the foodways of the southern Appalachian Mountains, its surprising past and the benefits for the future, with the event including a silent auction, good food, and a book signing of Mr. Lundy’s cookbook.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2288/.

    September 22 –  “The Fab Four” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Emmy Award winning group is hands above any other Beatles tribute band so don’t miss this show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-fab-four.

    September 22 –  Art on Tap & Art Market at the Gettys Art Center in Rock Hill.  This enjoyable event will allow you to help renowned artist, John Daso, create public works of art, peruse the art market for that one of a kind item you’ve been looking for, enjoy live entertainment by Small Axe, all while enjoying craft beer.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-on-tap.

    September 22 – 24 –  Railroad Daze Festival in downtown Branchville.  This fun festival located in this historic town will include lots of entertainment, to include a talent show, can-can girls, and a gun fight, a womanless beauty pageant, magic with John Tutor, and a costume contest.  For more information call (803) 274-8831 or visit http://www.raylrodedazefestivul.com/.

    September 23 –  REI Trail Run at the Anne Springs Close Greenway in Fort Mill.  This is a 5K or 10K run, so come out and see if you can’t beat your best time, or maybe move to a greater challenges.  For more information call (803) 547-4575 or visit http://www.ascgreenway.org/events/detail/rei-trail-run.

    September 23 –  Take a Child Outside at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Adults and kids alike will enjoy the falls flowers, identifying leaves, watching butterflies, and enjoying a scavenger hunt.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2280/.

    September 23 –  Piedmont Pottery and Pickin’  at Historic Brattonsville in McConnells.  See works of the Hightower Hall potters from all over the Carolina piedmont, see pottery making demonstrations, hear talks by pottery experts, all while enjoying bluegrass music and barbeque.  For more information call (803) 684-2327 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2198/.

    September 23 –  Dancing with the Stars at the Woods Auditorium in Camden.  Come out and see if your favorite team wins!  For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit http://www.fineartscenter.org/events/2017/09/23/stars2017/.

    September 24 –  “Mountain Heart” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This tremendous music group blends a variety of music types into their show although the band has also been nominated for and won multiple international Bluegrass Music Awards. For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=mountain-heart.

    September 26 – October 1 –  Sumter County Fair at the fairgrounds in Sumter.  Have a chance to ride a helicopter, enjoy a magic show, visit the Sportman’s Expo, see a Frisbee dog show (K9’s in Flight), a 2 wheel action show, and so much more!   For more information visit http://www.sumterfair.com/.

    September 27 –  “Tango Buenos Aires” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This is an astounding performance depicting Argentina’s national dance, the tango!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=tango-buenos-aires.

    September 29 – October 1 –  Oktoberfest Advanced Horse Trials at Stable View Farms in Aiken.  This event will include beginning novice, preliminary, and advanced horse trials, as well as a tailgating competition, tastings from Carolina Moon, a competitor’s party, and more!  For more information call (484) 356-3173 or visit http://stableviewfarm.com/.

    September 30 –  Migratory Marvels at the York County Museum in Rock Hill.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2281/.

    September 30 –  “Lotus Land: RUSH Tribute” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  RUSH fans will be amazed as this bands presentation of the original bands fantastic music!  For more information call (803) 2726-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=lotus-land-rush-tribute.

    September 30 –  Oktoberfest on Main Street in Sumter.  See downtown Sumter transformed into a German town, with German foods, music, dancing, beverages, and fun!  For more information visit http://oktoberfestsumter.com/about-3/.

    September 30 –  “James Gregory” at the USC Lancaster Bundy Auditorium in Lancaster.  If you are in need of a laugh to bring up your spirits, here is the prime opportunity to so with this absolutely amazing comedian.  For more information call (803) 286-1145 or visit https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=pas.

    September 30 –  Fish Fry and Music Festival at Friendship United Methodist Church in Rock Hill.  You will enjoy freshly cooked fish, flounder, and chicken strips with hush puppies, fries and saw, as well as an evening filled with live music, so bring a chair and enjoy a fun fall night out!  For more information call (803) 324-0482 or visit http://friendshipumc-rockhill.org/DatestoRemember.

    September 30 –  Oktoberfest on Haynes and Pendleton Streets in downtown Aiken.  Come out and enjoy an evening of craft and German beer, German foods, and live entertainment to include The Foothills Oompah Band!  For more information call (803) 649-2221 or visit http://aikendda.us/news/events/.

    September 30 –  Walk to End Alzheimer’s at St. John’s United Methodist Church in Rock Hill.  This 1 and 2 mile walk is to raise awareness of and raise money to find a cure for this disease that devastates the entire family!  For more information call (864) 699-0623 or visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/SC-SouthCarolina?fr_id=10098&pg=entry.

    October 1 –  “A Tribute to Swing” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  In celebration of the Swing era, those who enjoy this form of dance will love this show!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit http://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=a-tribute-to-swing.

    October 2 – 8 –  Orangeburg County Fair at the Fair Grounds in Orangeburg.  Enjoy watching the livestock competitions, especially those presented by the 4-H youth, tractor driving, a backyard poultry show, view the works of amazing artisans and crafters in the exhibits, enjoy carnival rides, and of course, fun fair foods!  For more information visit http://www.orangeburgcountyfair.org/.

     

    LOWCOUNTRY:

    Daily –  “Day in the Life of a Sailor” at Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site in Charleston.  Board the 17th Century sailing ketch and learn about the trade and travel of that period.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10003481.

     

    Daily –  History Tours at the Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon in Charleston.  Learn about the history of the Old Exchange, which presents an array of relics from the Civil and Revolutionary Wars, as well as a fun tour of the Provost Dungeon while hearing stories of pirates and patriots.  For more information call (888) 763-0448 or visit http://oldexchange.org/planavisit/.

     

    Mondays –  Coastal Kayaking at Huntington Beach State Park in Murrells Inlet.  Enjoy some salt water kayaking on the marsh of this beautiful State Park.  For more information call (843) 235-8755 or visit http://www.sout hcarolinaparks.com/products/10002638.

     

    Tuesdays and Thursdays – Saturdays  –  Bulls Island Ferry Service and Eco Tour, starting at Garris Landing in Awendaw.  Bulls Island is part of the Cape Romaine National Wildlife Refuge and can only be accessed by boat or by ferry.  For more information call (843) 881-4582 or visit http://www.bullsislandferry.com/.

     

    Tuesdays through Sundays –  Guided Tours at the McLeod Plantation Historic Site on James Island.  Enjoy a tour of the last of 17 antebellum plantations on James Island.   For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1447/McLeod-Plantation-Historic-Site.

     

    Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Myrtle’s Market at Mr. Joe White Avenue at Oak Street in Myrtle Beach.  This local market is the place to get fresh produce for your vacation.  For more information call (843) 918-4906 or visit http://www.cityofmyrtlebeach.com/market.html.

     

    Thursdays –  “The Civil War Era” at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Learn a little about Hilton Head’s part in the history of the Civil War.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/home/discover-and-learn/site-tours-programs/.

     

    Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays –  Charleston Night Market at Market Street in Charleston.  This evening event includes 120 artists and vendors all local selling locally made items, with live entertainment to serenade you along the way.  For more information call (843) 937-0920 or visit http://www.thecharlestoncitymarket.com/main/night-market-explore.

     

    Fridays –  Sunset Celebration at Shelter Cove Park on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy watching the sun set while you enjoy live entertainment on the lawn.  For more information call (843) 757-9889 or visit http://www.sheltercovetownecentre.com/events/sunset-celebration.

     

    Fridays thru Tuesdays –  Guided House Tours at Hampton Plantation  State Historic Site in McClellanville.  Learn about the prominent Colonial families that lived in the home and about the construction of the homes of that period.  For more information call (843) 546-9361 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002645.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Craft Show at the Bi-Lo Palmetto Pavilion in Mount Pleasant.  Event includes crafts by local artisans.  For more information call (843) 884-0163 or visit https://www.facebook.com/ECCG3rdSaturdays.

     

    Third Saturdays –  Cannon Firings at Charles Towne Landing in Charleston.  Come experience the firing of a 17th century cannon.  For more information call (843) 852-4200 or visit http://www.southcarolinaparks.com/files/State%20Parks%20Files/CTL/CTL_3Sat_Cannon.pdf.

     

    Saturdays –  Farmers Market at Marion Square in Charleston.  Start your day with a freshly made breakfast, a fresh cup of coffee, and purchase fresh produce, plants, and a variety of others items while enjoying time in this beautiful space.  For more information call (843) 724-7309 or visit http://www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com/.

     

    Saturdays –  Honey Horn Nature Walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  Enjoy a tour of some of the natural areas, as well as the gardens, at this beautiful site.  For more information call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit http://www.coastaldiscovery.org/event-registration/?ee=3398.

     

    Saturdays –  Snakes and Reptiles at Huntington Beach State Park  in Murrells Inlet.  Learn about these secretive animals while learning about their benefit in nature.  You’ll even get the chance to touch one of these fascinating creatures.  For more information call (843) 237-4440 or visit http://southcarolinaparks.com/products/10002642.

     

    Tuesday through Sunday –  Guided Tours of the McLeod Plantation Historic Site in Charleston.  This is a 60 acre plantation with one of the best intact examples of slaves quarters.  For more information call (843) 762-2172 or visit http://www.mcleodplantation.org/.

    Through September 17 –  Charleston Restaurant Week at a variety of locations around Charleston.  Here is your chance to try some of those restaurants you have been wanting to try in this town filled with great restaurants!  For more information call (843) 958-3636 or visit http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/charleston-restaurant-week/.

    Through September 20 –  “Artists Painting Artists” at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  See the amazing works of artists who painted other artists who were their friends, well admired and respected as the artists they are/were.  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/exhibitions/artists-painting-artists/82.

    Through September 24 –  “The Little Mermaid” at the Dock Street Theater in Charleston.  This wonderful musical fable will warm your heart with a great story line and beautiful touching music!  For more information call (843) 577-5967 or visit https://www.charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/47-disney-s-the-little-mermaid.html.

    Through September 24 –  “Disney’s The Little Mermaid” at the Dock Street Theater in Charleston.  This will be a fun presentation for the entire family!  For more information call (843) 577-5967 or visit https://www.charlestonstage.com/shows-and-tickets/47-disney-s-the-little-mermaid.html.

    Through September 24 –  “Artist, Scientist, Explorer: Mark Catesby in the Carolinas” at the Gibbes Museum of Art in Charleston.  From the British Royal Collection, see the works of this tremendous “English artist, scientist, and explorer who spent four years documenting the natural habitats of the Carolinas, Florida, and the Bahamas.”  For more information call (843) 722-2706 or visit http://www.gibbesmuseum.org/exhibitions/artist-scientist-explorer-mark-catesby-in-the-carolinas/83.

    Through October 7 –  “Places and Spaces: Plantation Lives” at the Charleston Pinckney National Historic Site in Mount Pleasant.  You’ll enjoy a ranger led tour of the remains of this 28 acre farm learning about the history of those who lived here.  For more information call (843) 883-3123 ext. 213 or visit https://www.nps.gov/chpi/planyourvisit/event-details.htm?event=37DF8B73-1DD8-B71B-0B2280A2B1224F26.

    Through October 26 –  Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise at the Charleston City Marina in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy a beautiful sunset cruise with good food and live entertainment!  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit https://fareharbor.com/charlestonharbortours/items/26278/.

    Wednesdays Through October –  Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park at Edisto Beach.  Spend the day browsing the various vendors and you are sure to find something new to take home with you!  For more information call (843) 603-0009 or visit https://www.facebook.com/Edisto-Beach-Bay-Creek-Park-1412422415653753/.

    Through January 13, 2018 –  “The First South Carolinians” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Take a look at the first individuals to come to South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    Through January 20, 2018 –  Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II” at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn how this war impacted the lowcountry of South Carolina.  For more information call (843) 284-9927 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/exhibits/.

    September 13 –  Wine Down Wednesday at Old Towne Creek County Park in Charleston.  Take a mid-week break and enjoy live entertainment by “Chris Dodson” and enjoy food from the Dashi Food Truck.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/1724/Wine-Down-Wednesday.

    September 14 –  Yappy Hour at the James Island County Park in Charleston.  Come out and enjoy music by “Dallas Baker” and bring you pooch along!  For more information call (843) 406-6990 or visit http://ccprc.com/1181/Yappy-Hour.

    September 14 –  A Night for the Children Gala at the Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.  This will be a beautiful evening of live entertainment, cocktails, a fabulous dinner, and a silent and live auction, with all proceeds to benefit the Carolina Youth Development Center.  For more information call (843) 266-5200 or visit https://cydc.org/gala-2017/.

    September 14 – 17 –  Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering at various locations around Charleston.  This amazing event will feature great music, heavy athletics to include the Caber Toss, Scottish dances, lots of kids activities, vendors, food, and so much more you won’t want to miss it!  For more information send an email to charlestonscots@gmail.com.

    September 15 –  Professional Filmmaking and Documentary Workshop at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeland.  Learn the professional techniques needed to produce a short–form documentary.  For more information call (843) 294-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    September 15 –  “John Prine” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This tremendous singer/songwriter is a two time Grammy Award winner and has written songs for artists such as Johnny Cash, Carly Simon, and Norah Jones.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/john-prine-1.

    September 15 –  Pink Floyd Laser Spectacular at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Known as the longest running theater show in history, this is one fabulous show that you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1518121-pink-floyd-laser-spectacular-charleston/.

    September 15 –  Moonlight Mixer at Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier in Folly Beach.  Here is your last chance to dance the night away under the stars so come out and enjoy a beautiful evening on the water.  For more information call (843) 762-9516 or visit http://ccprc.com/1618/Moonlight-Mixers.

    September 15 – 16 –  Charleston Symphony Orchestra Masterworks Presents: “Brahms” at the Gaillard Auditorium.  This concert will feature Johannes Brahms Symphony #2.  For more information call (843) 724-5212 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/brahms/.

    September 15 – 16 –  Pamplico Cypress Festival at various locations in Pamplico.  You’ll enjoy a classic car show, live local entertainment, amusement rides, street dances, arts and craft vendors, fun food, and more!  For more information call (843) 687-3349 or visit http://www.townofpamplico.com/cypress_festival.

    September 15 – 17 –  Jeep Island at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  This is an event for jeep owners and lovers and will include loads of jeeps, live music, food vendors, raffles, and more!  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.jeepisland.org/.

    September 15 – 24 –  SOS Fall Migration at the Ocean Drive Beach and Golf Resort in North Myrtle Beach.  This 10 day shaggers event will bring in some of the best shag dancers in the southeast.  For more information visit http://www.shagdance.com/migration.htm.

    September 15 – October 1 –  “An Act of God” at the Footlight Players Theater in Charleston.  This theatrical event is a “90 minute conversation in which God reveals the mysteries of the Bible and answers some of the greatest existential questions that have plagued mankind since creation.”  For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/an-act-of-god/.

    September 15 – November 11 –  “Love Potion No. 9” at 34 West Theater in Charleston.  You are certain to enjoy this spellbinding musical.  For more information call (843) 901-9343 or visit http://www.34west.org/tickets/love-potion-no-9.

    September 16 –  “Head Games – A Tribute to Foreigner” at the House of blues in Myrtle Beach.  You will certainly have a great evening enjoying all of your favorite Foreigner songs and the memories they bring back.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E005309946D5FD4&offerid=53852.

    September 16 –  “Sisters With Soul” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This concert stars Fantasia with Leela James and ROI Chip Anthony.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/sisters-with-soul.

    September 16 –  Ride the Tide at the Litchfield Plantation Marina in Pawley’s Island.  Enjoy a fun 4 mile float (non-motorized vehicles only) down the Waccamaw River with proceeds to benefit the Waccamaw Riverkeepers.  For more information call (843) 333-6178 or visit http://www.givingitforwardtogether.com/events.html.

    September 16 –  Blue Note Records: The Iconic Jazz Label and Its’ Stars at the Charleston Music Hall in downtown Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra, you will hear some of the most iconic jazz recordings of all times.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1422748-blue-note-records-iconic-charleston/.

    September 16 –  A Night in Hollywood: Moulin Rouge at the Crystal Ballroom of the Charleston Marriott in downtown Charleston.  This will be an amazing evening of fun, with live entertainment, open bar, and a live and silent auction all to benefit the abandoned, neglected, and abused children of the lowcountry.  For more information call (843) 747-4099 or visit http://lowcountryorphanrelief.org/events/third-annual-gala/.

    September 16 –  Transforming Out Criminal Justice System at the Trident Technical College Conference Center in North Charleston.  Our criminal justice system is in need of revamping, as too many non-criminal offenders are being locked up in overcrowded jails and prisons, and way too many juveniles are being incarcerated.  For more information call (843) 619-7024 or visit http://www.episcopalforum.com/.

    September 16 –  The Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Riverfront Park in Charleston.  This devastating disease not only impacts those with the disease, but the entire family as well, so come out and support this cause to help provide support to caregivers and to aid in research to end this horrible disease.  For more information call (843) 614-6608 or visit http://act.alz.org/site/TR/Walk2017/SC-SouthCarolina?fr_id=10094&pg=entry.

    September 16 –  Italian Heritage Festival at the Coastal Discovery Museum on Hilton Head Island.  If you enjoy Italian food and entertainment, then you certainly don’t want to miss this event!  For more information call (401) 524-1416 or visit http://iachh.org/festival.html.

    September 16 –  Aynor Harvest Hoe-Down Festival at the Aynor Town Park in  Aynor.  Enjoy loads of entertainment, kid’s activities, a street dance, and hundreds of arts, crafts, and food vendors.  For more information call (843) 358-1074 or visit http://www.aynorharvesthoedown.org/.

    September 16 – Authors Under the Oaks at the Frampton House Plantation in Yemassee.  Meet with a number of local authors who will have their books available for signing. For more information call (843) 597-0912 or visit http://jandcwordsmiths.com/Authors_Under_the_Live_Oaks.html.

    September 16 – 17 –  Angel Voices Ever Singing II at Old St. Andrews Parrish on Saturday and Bethel United Methodist Church on Sunday, both in Charleston.  The songs this amazing choir will sing will span centuries and include sacred songs through the ages.  For more information call (843) 297-4804 or visit http://www.thekingscounterpoint.com/2017-18-concerts.

    September 17 –  Pedal for Kids Community Ride at Coglny Plaza on Hilton Head Island.  This will be a 10 mile race or a 2 mile family ride with proceeds to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head Island.  For more information visit http://pedal4kids.org/.

    September 17 –  Yacht Hop at the Harbour Town Yacht Basin in the Sea Pines Resort on Hilton Head Island.  Here is a chance to step aboard some of the most fabulous yachts and enjoy wonderful hors d’oeuvres created by local premier chefs.  For more information call (843) 706-2296 or visit https://www.hospicecarelc.org/events/yacht-hop-hilton-head/.

    September 17 –  Kiawah Island Golf Resort Triathlon at the Kiawah Island Golf Resort on Kiawah Island.  This event will include a 0.7 mile swim, a 25.1 mile bike ride, and a 6.1 mile run around the beautiful Island.  For more information call (843) 768-6001 or visit https://kiawahresort.com/recreation/kiawah-triathlon.

    September 19 –  “UB40 Legends Ali, Astro, and Mickey” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/ub40.

    September 20 –  Lowcountry Christian Women’s Connection at the Hampton Hall Clubhouse in Bluffton.  This event will include a vendor fair, a luncheon, and a speaker.  For more information call (843) 705-7604.

    September 20 –  “Maria Bamford” and “Jackie Kashian” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  If you enjoy comedy, you will enjoy these funny ladies! For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1532966-maria-bamford-charleston/.

    September 20 –  Equip for Fit at the Island Rec Center at the Hilton Head Island Recreation Center on Hilton Head Island.  This fundraiser by People for Parks is to help raise money to equip the preschool and youth gym and classrooms, as well as a new gymnasium with fitness areas, a walking track, and community rooms.  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit http://www.hiltonheadpeopleforparks.org/.

    September 21 –  Sweet Tea Festival in downtown Summerville.  Come out and taste a variety of sweet teas and foods, visit the street vendors, shop the boutiques, all while having a lot of fun!  For more information call (843) 821-7260 or visit http://www.summervilledream.org/sweet-tea-festival.html.

    September 21 –  Share the Bounty the Harbour Town Golf Links Clubhouse on Hilton Head Island.  You’ll enjoy a fabulous dinner, live entertainment, silent and live auctions with all proceeds to help provide food to over 60 agencies that support families in needs in the lowcountry.  For more information call (843) 689-3689 or visit http://www.secondhelpingslc.org/1364.

    September 22 –  “Trevor Noah” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Known as the most successful comedian in Africa, this will certainly be a great show!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/trevor-noah.

    September 22 –  Dine, Dance, & Discovery Gala at the Hilton Head Lakes Club House in Hardeeville. Enjoy cocktails, a four-course dinner, dancing, a silent auction, and big band music by the Bobby Ryder Quartet all to benefit the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage. For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    September 22 – 24 –  Home Improvement and Outdoor Living Show at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  If you are looking at remodeling your home or enhancing your outdoor living spaces, here is your chance to meet with individuals who can help you through workshops, such as on how to build and maintain a water garden or learn about using solar power, just to name a few.  For more information call (843) 438-4124 or visit http://fallshow.myrtlebeachhomebuilders.org/.

    September 23 –  “Deer Tick” and “Comedian Chris Crofton” at the Charleston Music Hall in downtown Charleston.  This event will provide you with an evening of music and a little bit of comedy!  For more information call (803) 853-2252 or visits http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1499777-deer-tick-charleston/.

    September 23 –  Turtle Trek 5K at the Isle of Palms County Park on the Isle of Palms.  This sunset beach run/walk will not only be an enjoyable run, but will also benefit the South Carolina Aquarium.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/222053158281368/.

    September 23 –  Annual Beard and Mustache Competition at the Rockin’ Hard Saloon in Murrells Inlet.  If you’ve been working on creating what you believe to be the best beard and/or mustache, come out and see at this great event to raise money for the Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association.  For more information call (843) 340-6564 or visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1759001384341994/.

    September 23 –  Boiled Peanut Festival on Calhoun Street in Bluffton.  If you think you can make the best boiled peanuts, here is your chance to prove it at this fun annual cook-off. For more information call (843) 757-1010 or visit http://www.boiledpeanutfestival.com/.

    September 23 –  Bark in the Park at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Here is a chance to take your four legged best friend to the Park to play, participate in the pet parade, be a part of the pet contest, all while enjoying food, beer and live entertainment by Sunflowers and Sin.  For more information call (843) 762-5585 or visit http://ccprc.com/1791/Bark-in-the-Park.

    September 23 – 24 –  Seacoast Artists Arts in Common Fall Festival at the Valor Memorial Garden in Myrtle Beach.  If you haven’t been thinking about your holiday shopping, this is the prime opportunity to find that special gift for everyone on your list.  For more information call (843) 748-0133 or visit  http://www.marketcommonmb.com/event/seacoast-artists-arts-in-common-fall-festival/.

    September 24 –  “Kevin Hart” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Identified as the best comedian of 2015, this will be a show not to miss!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/kevin-hart-1.

    September 27 –  “Mastodon” with “Eagles of Death Metal” and “Russian Circles” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  If you like good heavy rock and roll, this is the show for you!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/mastodon-w-eagles-of-death-metal-russian-circles.

    September 27 – Wine Down Wednesday at Old Town Creek County Park in Charleston.  Enjoy an evening of live entertainment by Mark Jackson while enjoying food from the food truck vendor the Pic-a-Nic Basket and of course wine!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit http://ccprc.com/1724/Wine-Down-Wednesday.

    September 28 –  “The Chris Robinson Brotherhood” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This band will give you what has been dubbed “Cosmic California Music.”  For more information call (803) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1489351-chris-robinson-brotherhood-charleston/.

    September 28 –  Race Equity Community Gathering at the Doctors Bruce & Lee Foundation Library in Florence.  This event is to increase awareness of child well-being racial disparities, increase awareness of South Carolinas civil rights history, and to discuss the public and private systems that perpetuate inequalities.  For more information call (843) 733-5430 or visit https://scchildren.org/about_us/get_involved/event_calendar/race-equity/speakdownbarriers9-28-17/.

    September 28 –  Living History with Abraham Lincoln at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeville.  Meet Abraham Lincoln in person and see a one act play that recount stories of his childhood through his presidency, and view artifacts from a traveling exhibit that includes Lincoln and Civil War memorabilia.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

    September 28 – 30 –  Zugunruhefest at the Avian Conservation Center/Center for Birds of Prey in Awendaw.  This is the Southeast’s most comprehensive migratory focused birding festival offering lots of opportunities to view migratory birds along this migratory bird thoroughfare with on-campus and off-campus bird walks, educational sessions, photography sessions, and boat excursions just to name a few.  For more information call (843) 971-7474 or visit http://www.thecenterforbirdsofprey.org/zugunruhefest/.

    September 28 – October 1 –  St. John’s Greek Festival at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Myrtle Beach. You’ll have a chance to enjoy a variety of Greek foods, especially the most fabulous desserts, Greek entertainment, and a weekend filled with fun!  For more information visit http://www.stjohn-mb.org/greek-festival-2016.

    September 28 – October 8 –  MOJA Arts Festival at a variety of locations around Charleston.  Whatever your favorite art form, you will be sure to find something throughout this festival that you would enjoy, to include dance, theater, music, heritage and community, health and recreation, and much more!  For more information call (843) 724-7305 or visit http://www.mojafestival.com/home/.

    September 29 –  “Higher Ground: The Music of Stevie Wonder” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Taking you back a few years, this band will play all your Stevie Wonder favorites!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit http://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1504650-higher-ground-music-stevie-charleston/.

    September 29 –  Pinwheel Gala at the Summerville Country Club in Summerville.  This cocktail event will include heavy hors d’oeuvres, a full open bar, local live entertainment, and a mobile bidding silent auction all to benefit the Dorchester Children’s Center.  For more information call (843) 875-1551 or visit http://www.dorchesterchildren.org/index.php/events/kitchen-tour.

    September 30 –  “Daryl Hall & John Oates” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  This great band from the 70’s and 80’s will have you reminiscing about the past. For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/daryl-hall-john-oates.

    September 30 –  Irish Italian International Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  This will be a day filled with a variety of international foods, live entertainment, artisans and craft vendors, contests, and a tremendous amount of fun!  For more information visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/festivals/irish-italian-international-festival/.

    October 1 –  Kitchen Tour on Sumter Avenue in Summerville.  This will be an afternoon filled with touring historic homes and gardens, sample foods cooked by local chefs, enjoy entertainment by local musicians, and the opportunity to sample wine and local craft brews, all to benefit the Dorchester Children’s Center.  For more information call (843) 875-1551 or visit http://www.dorchesterchildren.org/index.php/events/kitchen-tour.

    October 2 – 8 –  Bike Week Fall Rally in Myrtle Beach.  Fall is a great time to ride you bike and Myrtle Beach provides a fun location with a vast number of restaurants, clubs, fun activities, the beach, and during the Bike Rally’s, the chance to meet new people with the same interest.  For more information visit http://www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com/events/.

    October 3 –  Native American Gourds and Corn Husk Dolls at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage in Ridgeville.  Learn about the variety of uses for gourds and learn about the art of corn husk doll making in this presentation by Millie Chaplin.  For more information call (843) 284-9227 or visit http://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/events/.

     

     

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