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    Activities Outside of the Columbia Area – September 26, 2018 – October 16, 2018

    Please note that due to Hurricane Florence some activities may have been postponed or cancelled, so please check the websites if the event is located in one of the areas of the State that were impacted. **

     

    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 –  Starry Nights at the Roper Mountain Science Center in Greenville.  Enjoy a planetarium show followed by a chance to view the night sky through a telescope in the Observatory if the weather permits.  For more information call (864) 355-8900 or visit https://ropermountain.org/main.asp?titleid=starrynightsnew.

     

    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 29 –  South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair at The FARM Center in Westminster.  Come on out and enjoy carnival rides, great entertainment and shows, contests, good food and loads of fun!  For more information call (864) 723-0698 or visit http://carolinafoothillsheritagefair.org/.

     

    Through September 30 –  “Dream Girls” at the Center Stage Theatre in Greenville.  Follow three young hopeful singers who find their way into the music industry in this wonderful Broadway hit musical.  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/dreamgirls/.

     

    Through September 30 –  “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at the Pelzer Auditorium in Pelzer.  This is a 50’s “pop hit musical” that will take you on a journey down memory lane in this off-Broadway hit!  For more information call (864) 947-8000 or visit http://www.milltownplayers.org/.

     

    Through November 20 –  “The Teddy Bear’s Picnic” at the South Carolina Children’s Theater in Greenville.  Back by popular demand, your little ones will certainly enjoy this wonderful show with their participation encouraged.  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/teddy-bears-picnic-a-play-with-me-play/.

     

    September 26 –  “Vince Gill” at the Peace Center in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of great country music with this amazing artist!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/vince-gill.

     

    September 27 –  “Marcel Portilla Band” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, you’ll enjoy an evening of fun cultural music by this talented and engaging band!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/marcel-portilla-band.

     

    September 27 – 29 –  “Antigone” at North Greenville University in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy a contemporary adaptation of Sophocles’ tragedy about a girl who defies her uncle and puts her personal allegiance before the rules politics. For more information call (864) 877-3052 or visit https://www.ngu.edu/theatre-season.php.

     

    September 27 – 30 –  Spartanburg Greek Festival at the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Spartanburg.  You’ll enjoy wonderful Greek food and fun live entertainment.  For more information call (864) 585-5961 or visit https://spartanburggreekfestival.com/.

     

    September 28 –  “Banks & Shane” at the Walhalla Performing Arts Center in the Walhalla.  You will enjoy an evening of fun entertainment by this talented group.  For more information call (864) 638-5277 or visit https://www.walhallapac.com/.

     

    September 28 –  “Buddy Guy” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee and seven time Grammy Award winner, a Lifetime Grammy Award, and 37 Blues Music Awards will fill your evening with some amazingly fantastic Chicago blues!   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/buddy-guy.

     

    September 29 –  “Peter Pan the Musical” at the Gunter Theatre in Greenville.  You will most certainly enjoy this fun and entertaining musical presented by the Carolina Ballet Theatre!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/peter-pan-the-ballet.

     

    September 29 –  Jammin’ for Genes at the Greenwood Genetic Center in Greenwood.  Spend an evening enjoying music by Greenwood’s own band, Bad Weather States while enjoying tasty barbecue and visiting with vendors, with proceeds to benefit the GGC Foundation that supports families, autism, and genetic research!  For more information call (864) 388-1801 or visit https://www.ggc.org/foundation-upcoming-events/jammin-for-genes.

     

    September 29 –  Komen Race for the Cure at Fluor Field at the West End in Greenville.  This 5K event will honor breast cancer survivors and help raise awareness of this horrible life threatening disease. For more information visit http://lowcountry.info-komen.org/site/TR/RacefortheCure/CHS_SouthCarolinaAffiliate?pg=entry&fr_id=7383.

     

    September 29 –  90th Season Celebration of the Spartanburg Philharmonic at the Twitchell Auditorium in Spartanburg.  Spend your evening enjoying works created 90 years ago: Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero” and George Gershwins “An American in Paris”.  For more information call (864) 948-9020 or visit https://www.spartanburgphilharmonic.org/events/2018/9/29/90th-season-celebration.

     

    September 29 –  Dance with the Carolina Stars at the TD Convention Center in Greenville.  This fun and entertaining program that pairs professional dancers with leaders from the community will benefit Senior Action, a non-profit program which helps provide programs and services for seniors in the area.  For more information visit http://dancingwiththecarolinastars.com/more-info/.

     

    September 29 –  Unijams Music Fest at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  You’ll have the chance to see Yandel, Yella Beezy, & Smoke Purpp just to name a few.  For more information call (678) 631-6336 or visit https://unijamsmusicfest.com/.

     

    September 29 –  Due West Fall Festival at the Erskine College Robinson Field in Due West.  Enjoy a day filled with fun entertainment with special guest Stephen Carlisle Hardy.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/DueWestFallFestival/.

     

    October 1 – 7 –  “Revolutionists” at the Bellamy Theatre in Clemson.  The setting is Paris in 1793 during the “Reign of Terror” centered around three real women and their executions, although you’ll also experience humor in this amazing production by Lauren Gunderson. For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293167.

     

    October 2 –  “Ranky Tanky” at the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts in Clemson.  This Charleston based band will entertain you with music of the Gullah culture “born in the Sea Islands of the southeastern United States.”   For more information call (864) 656-7787 or visit https://www.clemson.edu/centers-institutes/brooks/events/event.html?eventid=1293168.

     

    October 2 – 7 –  “The Play That Goes Wrong” at the Peace Center Concert Hall in Greenville.  This production, called a “gut-busting hit” and “the funniest play Broadway has ever seen” is absolutely one you don’t want to miss!  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://tickets.peacecenter.org/Online/default.asp?BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::permalink=19-BW-PlayThatGoesWrong&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::context_id=.

     

    October 4 –  Bluegrass & Harvest Market at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Enjoy a fall evening in the beautiful upstate enjoying bluegrass music and food trucks, craft beer and wine, arts and craft vendors, produce, and more!  For more information call (864) 607-6233 or visit http://www.trailblazerpark.com/bluegrass-and-harvest-market.html.

     

    October 4 –  Rock Out Hunger at Flour Field in Greenville.  You’ll enjoy music by Dangermuffin with local breweries offering tastings so come out for what is sure to be a day of fun raising money for a great cause.  For more information call (864) 232-3595 or visit https://loavesandfishesgreenville.com/roh/.

     

    October 4 – 6 –  Oktoberfest at NOMA Square in Greenville.  Fill your weekend with great music, German food and brews, dancing, games, and more!  For more information visit https://nomasquare.com/oktoberfest/.

     

    October 4 – 6 –  Albino Skunk Bluegrass Festival at 4063 Jordan Road in Greer.  Spend a fall weekend enjoying great bluegrass music in a beautiful setting with some great people!  For more information call (864) 416-4515 or visit http://albinoskunk.com/contact/.

     

    October 4 – 6 –  Moonshiners Reunion at Plum Hollow Farm on Rainbow Lake Road in Campobello.  Fill your weekend with folk music and fun in a great setting with great people.  For more information visit http://www.moonshiners.com/festivals/moonshiners-reunion.

     

    October 5 –  Vintage Market Days at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  This upscale vintage and vintage inspired market will feature everything from antiques to clothing, and even some edibles, so make plans to attend!  For more information call (704) 441-3712 or visit https://calendar.clemson.edu/event/vintage_market_days_of_upstate_sc?utm_campaign=widget&utm_medium=widget&utm_source=Clemson+University#.W6fu1GhKiyI.

     

    October 5 –  “Cole Swindel”, “Dustin Lynch” and Special Guest “Lauren Alaina” at the Heritage Park Amphitheater in Simpsonville.  Spend your Friday night enjoying some great country music by these talented artists!  For more information call (864) 296-6601 or visit https://heritageparkamphitheatre.com/.

     

    October 5 – 6 –  Artisan’s Craft Bazaar at the Younts Center for the Performing Arts in Fountain Inn.  It’s time to get to work on that holiday gift list, so this is a prime opportunity to get started!   For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1642415219201923/.

     

    October 5 – 7 –  Fall for the Greenville Symphony Orchestra & Germany at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This first concert of the season will honor three of Germany’s most famous composers.  For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/gso-ch-1.

     

    October 5 – 21 –  “Godspell” at the Foothills Playhouse in Easley.  Enjoy a tale about friendship, loyalty, and love “based on the Gospel according to St. Matthew” filled with songs you know.  For more information call (864) 855-1817 or visit https://www.foothillsplayhouse.org/tickets.

     

    October 6 –  “Bippity, Boppity, Boo” at the Center State Theatre in Greenville.  This fun Broadway hit about three singers who got their break in an amateur competition is filled with some great songs along with a great story!  For more information call (864) 233-6733 or visit https://centrestage.org/2017-2018-shows/.

     

    October 6 –  “Need to Breath” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  Enjoy an evening of rock and roll with this great band!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/needtobreathe-1.

     

    October 6 –  Spartanburg Bikers for Boobs Poker Run at Spartanburg Harley Davidson in Spartanburg.  Enjoy a fun fall ride while helping to raise money for women in the area to get mammograms.  For more information visit https://www.facebook.com/spartanburghd/photos/a.580699691983385/1874173759302632/?type=3&theater.

     

    October 6 –  Spartanburg International Festival at Barnet Park in downtown Spartanburg.  Fill your day at this cultural event enjoying music, dancing, vendors, food, and even a parade of nations.  For more information call (864) 596-2000 or visit http://www.cityofspartanburg.org/international-festival.

     

    October 6 –  Belton Standpipe Heritage and Arts Festival at a variety of location around Belton.  Start your day with breakfast on Campbell Street, a 5K Run and a 1 mile fun run/walk, a car show, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and more!  For more information visit https://beltonalliance.com/standpipe-heritage-and-art-festival/.

     

    October 6 –  PWC 5K Race at Trailblazer Park in Travelers Rest.  Enjoy a beautiful fall morning with a 5K run/walk, and a kids fun run with proceeds to benefit the Piedmont Womens Center.  For more information call (864) 244-1434 or visit https://piedmontwomenscenter.org/5k/.

     

    October 7 –  “Kevin Hart” at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville.  What better way to end your weekend than with the laughter created by this amazing comedian!  For more information call (864) 241-3800 or visit http://www.bonsecoursarena.com/events/detail/kevin-hart.

     

    October 8 – 10 –  “Ranky Tanky” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  These low country musicians create a blend of jazz, gospel, funk, & R&B to pay tribute to the Gullah culture.  For more information call (843) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/ranky-tanky.

     

    October 8 – 14 –  Piedmont Interstate Fair at the fairgrounds in Spartanburg.  Nothing says fall quite like a fair, so grab a sweater and enjoy some fun riding rides, eating fair foods, playing games, viewing exhibits, animals, music, and much more!  For more information call (864) 582-7042 or visit http://piedmontinterstatefair.com/.

     

    October 9 –  Golf Classic at the Cliffs at Keowee Valley in Travelers Rest.  Proceeds for this event goes to Good News Clubs.  For more information visit https://cefgreenville.com/golf/.

     

    October 12 – 14 –  Fall For Greenville at a variety of locations around Greenville.  Enjoy some fabulous food, good beverages, and wonderful entertainment throughout the weekend!  For more information visit http://www.fallforgreenville.net/.

     

    October 12 – 20 –  “Gilligans Island” at the Abbeville Opera House in Abbeville.  Who didn’t love this show on television, and it will be more hilarious seeing these local performers as they take you on a fun and entertaining journey to their deserted island!  For more information call (864) 366-2157 or visit http://www.theabbevilleoperahouse.com/shows.

     

    October 12 – 21 –  “Night Watch” at the Electric City Playhouse in Anderson.  A beautiful and rich woman finds two corpses in the building across from where she lives, but the police aren’t able to find any evidence of their existence in this production just in time for Halloween!  For more information call (864) 224-4248 or visit http://ecplayhouse.com/event/night-watch/?instance_id=815.

     

    October 12 – 28 –  “Sweat” at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville.  This is a Pulitzer Prize winning production that tells the story of friends who “spend their lives sharing drinks, secrets, and laughs” while they work in a factory, they find themselves pitted against one another when the factory begins to lay off employees and is not a production you’ll want to miss!   For more information call (864) 235-6948 or visit https://warehousetheatre.com/sweat/.

     

    October 13 –  U Day at Bob Jones University in Greenville.  This family friendly event is filled with fun and educational activities so bring the whole family out for a day filled with fun!  For more information call (864) 252-6363 or visit https://homecoming.bju.edu/uday.php.

     

    October 13 –  Pynkalycious at the Younts Center for the Performing Arts in Fountain Inn.  This event is a 4K Walk and Balloon Release to celebrate those who have beat breast cancer, honor those struggling with breast cancer, and in memory of those who have lost the struggle with breast cancer.  For more information visit http://www.chapmanfoundation.com/pynkalycious/.

     

    October 13 –  5K Glow Run at the McKissick Center for Senior Wellness in Liberty.  Help raise money for Meals on Wheels that provides meals to homebound individuals in the area.  For more information call (864) 855-3730 or visit http://pcmow.org/event/5k-glow-run-fundraiser/.

     

    October 13 –  Pumpkin Festival at the Oolenoy Community Building in Pickens.  You’ll enjoy a fun fall day filled with a parade, music, craft vendors, food, and lots of guaranteed fun!  For more information call (864) 878-2045 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pumpkintownpumpkinfestival/.

     

    October 13 –  South Carolina Pagan Pride Day at the Maynard Community Center in Easley.  Enjoy a day of shamanic ceremonies, workshops, musical concerts, and more!  For more information visit http://scupstatepaganprideday.com/index.html.

     

    October 13 – 27 –  “Click, Clack, Boo! A Tricky Treat” at the Salvation Army Kroc Center in Greenville.  Have your kids dress up in their costumes and come out for this fun and entertaining performance!  For more information call (864) 235-2885 or visit https://scchildrenstheatre.org/shop/click-clack-boo-a-tricky-treat/.

     

    October 16 – 17 –  “The Tempest” at the Gunter Theater in Greenville.  This Shakespearian play takes place on an island blending what is real with the imagination identifying with themes of forgiveness, identify, and family.   For more information call (864) 467-3000 or visit https://www.peacecenter.org/events/detail/the-tempest.

     

    October 19 –  Old Keowee Contra Dance at the South Cove County Park  in Seneca. If you enjoy dancing, you should come out and try contra, folk, and square dancing to the fiddle band, The Piedmont Mule Chasers!  For more information call (864) 882-5250 or visit https://oldkeoweecontradance.weebly.com/.

     

     

     

    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/.

     

    First Friday and Saturday –  Savannah River Site Museum at the former Dibble Memorial Library on Laurens Street in Aiken.  The first phase of the museum is completed and open to the public so stop in for a look.  For more information call (803) 648-1437 or visit https://www.facebook.com/srs.heritage/.

     

    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 September 29 –  “Samson – The Last Judge” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  If you’ve never seen one of the Theatre’s fantastic productions, you do not know what you are missing!  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://www.narroway.net/dinner-shows/samson.

    Through September 30 –  Sumter County Fair at the Sumter County Fairgrounds in Sumter.  Enjoy all things a county fair includes plus great shows to include Culture Shock Monster Truck, Fearless Flores Family, the Team Rock Ninja Experience, and an outdoor sportsmen expo!  For more information call (803) 775-5200 or visit http://www.sumterfair.com/.

    Through September 30 –  “Brittany Starnes” Exhibit at the Aiken County Visitors Center in Aiken.  Come see the works by one of Aiken’s own artists during the month.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit http://discoveraikencounty.com/event/brittany-starnes/2018-09-01/.

    Through November 1 – South Carolina Hall of Fame Video Presentation at the Aiken County Historical Museum in Aiken.  Learn a little about the history of South Carolina and those who found themselves honored to be noted in the State’s Hall of Fame with each month presenting a different time period.  For more information call (803) 642-2015 or visit http://aikenmuseum.us/event/931-2/?instance_id=2670.

    September 27 –  Contour Drawing with Marge Moody at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill.  Learn the art of drawing contour lines in one single, clean line to create a specific shape.  For more information call (803) 328-2787 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/art-classes?Itemid=24&catid=13%3Aour-story&date=2024-12-01&id=53%3Amarc-test&layout=default&option=com_content&view=article.

    September 27 – 28 –  “One Night In Memphis” at the AECOM Center for the Performing Arts in Aiken.  Get a look at the gathering of icons with four artists portraying Elvis Pressley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, & Johnny Cash back in 1956 when they had an impromptu jam session together!  For more information visit https://apagonline.org/seasons/2018-2019/onenightinmemphis.html.

    September 28 –  Oktoberfest Run for the Roses at 5K on Newberry Street in downtown Aiken.  Enjoy a fall morning doing this 5K run/walk and a Kids Fun run with proceeds to benefit the Children’s Hospital of Augusta and the Arthritis Foundation.  For more information call (803) 648-6851 or visit https://discoveraikencounty.com/event/oktoberfest-run-for-the-roses-5k/.

    September 28 –  “Le Cirque Esprit” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You’ll enjoy tremendous aerial acrobatics with energizing music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=le-cirque-esprit.

    September 28 –  “SMALLFOOT” at the Sylvia Theater in York.  A Yeti named Mingo stirs up his community when he discovers a human, something he didn’t know existed!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    September 28 – 29 –  Outlaws Championship Rodeo at the Antioch Community Center in Camden.  Experience a good ‘ole western rodeo with bronc riding, steer wrestling, team roping, cowgirl barrel racing, and more!  For more information visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/events/outlaws-championship-rodeo-2018.

    September 28 – 29 –  It’s A Green Thing Festival at the Aiken Fairgrounds in Aiken.  If you want to be aware of those companies that are concerned about our environment to do business with, you won’t want to miss the chance to attend this event where you can actually meet these vendors in person, as well as enjoy interactive workshops, enjoy an upcycle fashion show, and there will even be an Eco-Kids Zone!  For more information call (803) 262-3224 or visit https://discoveraikencounty.com/event/its-a-green-thing-festival/.

    September 28 – 30 –  Raylrode Daze Festival at Branchville Railroad Junction in Branchville.  Take a trip to Branchville to see the World’s Oldest Railroad Junction, while enjoying events such as an old fashioned gunfight, see Can Can girls, enjoy carnival rides, arts and craft vendors, live music, bands, and much more!  For more information call (803) 274-8831 or visit http://www.raylrodedazefestivul.com/.

    September 29 –  Herb Faire at Pascalina Farm on Charleston Highway in Montmorenci.  Spend your morning meeting with vendors, purchasing herb plants, apples, peanuts, and more!  For more information call (803) 64603774 or visit https://www.facebook.com/pascalina.farm.

    September 29 –  Beginning Fly-Tying Workshop for Teens: Workshop 2 at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  In this workshop teens will experiment with how to tie wet flies, soft hackles, & nymphs to a fly fishing rod.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2479/.

    September 29 –  “Revelry Soul” Album Release Party at the Sylvia Theater in York.  This extremely talented band from Rock Hill will give you a show that will have your following these guys to see how far they can go, so be sure to check them out!  For more information call (803) 684-5590 or visit http://sylviatheatre.com/.

    September 29 – FireFest at the Camden City Arena in Camden.  This event is to promote awareness about fire, but will also provide you with some fun activities to include a cruise-in, a parade, kid’s zone, demonstrations, food, music, and more!  For more information call (803) 669-8833 or visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/events/firefest-2018.

    September 29 –  “Paula Cole” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  You’ll enjoy great country music by this Grammy Award winning artist!  For more information call (803) 436-2616 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/paula-cole-concert-2018-09-29.

    September 29 –  Progressive Show Jumping Just For Fun Show at the Highfields Event Center in Aiken.  Enjoy a day out at this non-competitive event.  For more information call (803) 649-3505 or visit http://www.psjshows.com/shows.html.

    September 29 –  Take A Child Outside Day at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Bring the kids out for what is sure to be fun day outdoors where you will both learn about lichens along the nature trail, tour the Monarch Waystation, view the Fence and Rain Gardens, meet with beekeepers, meet a herpetologist who will have a live reptile on hand, get a family photo, and enjoy a butterfly release!   For more information call (803) 818-6767 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2457/.

    September 30 –  “Compania Flamenca Ed. Guerrero” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  You will be utterly amazed by this tremendous dancers!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=compania-flamenca-ed-guerrero.

    October 1 –  Playing Fore the Pets Golf Tournament & Helicopter Ball Drop at Woodside Plantation Country Club in Aiken.  Come out and enjoy a four person Captains Choice tournament with a chance to win a car and purchase a golf ball to see if you can get the winning ball for $1000.  For more information call (803) 642-1536 or visit https://www.fotasaiken.org/playing-fore-the-pets-2018/.

    October 1 – 31 –  Laurie Adamson Exhibit at the Aiken Visitors Center in Aiken.  Be sure to stop by the Visitors Center to see the work of this talented local artist.  For more information call (803) 642-7557 or visit https://discoveraikencounty.com/event/laurie-adamson-exhibit/2018-10-05/.

    October 2 – 7 –  Orangeburg County Fair at the Orangeburg County Fairgrounds in Orangeburg.  In addition to rides you’ll enjoy shows to include Oscar the Robot, a Firefighter Show, On the Edge Sports Action Show, as well as live animals, and great fair foods and games!  For more information call (803) 534-0358 or visit http://orangeburgfair.com/.

    October 3 – 6 –  United States Disc Golf Championship with the base being at the Winthrop Coliseum in Rock Hill although competitions will be held at various locations around the area.  There will be plenty of competition with some of the best disc golfers in the Country vying for a number 1 position, although there will be other activities during the event to include several evening concerts.  For more information call (704) 724-1352 or visit http://usdgc.com/.

    October 3 & 13 – “Pete the Cat” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  When Cat gets caught being up after bedtime, the cat-catcher sends him to live with the Biddle family to learn his manners and how to be a house cat.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://www.sumtersc.gov/MatineeSeries.

    October 4 –  “John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry. You’ll enjoy music by Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and The Big Bopper popular at the time of their plane crash.  For more information call (803) 276-5170 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=john-mueller-s-winter-dance-party.

    October 4 – 5 –  Blues & Jazz Festival at Springmaid Park in Baxter Village in Fort Mill as well as the Larne Building in Clover on Thursday, and in Old Towne Rock Hill on East Main Street and Caldwell Street in Rock Hill.  For more information call (803) 328-2737 or visit https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/14thbluesandjazz.

    October 4 – 6 –  Carolina Downhome Blues Festival at the Fine Arts Center and other locations in Camden.  If you enjoy blues music, and who doesn’t, this weekend will be filled with artists to include Travis Moonchild Haddox, Beverly Guitar Watkins, and Drink Smalls just to name a few, so make plans now to attend!   For more information call (803) 425-7676 or visit https://www.fineartscenter.org/22nd-carolina-downhome-blues-festival/.

    October 5 –  “Ranky Tanky” with guest “Huntertones” at the Sumter Opera House in Sumter.  Fill your evening with some great jazz music by these South Carolina natives.  For more information call (803) 436-2500 or visit http://sumtersc.gov/ranky-tanky-with-the-huntertones-2018-10-05.

    October 5 –  “Kentucky Headhunters” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy a fun evening of country rock music by this historical band from the late ‘60’s and 70’s.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=kentucky-headhunters.

    October 6 –  Oktoberfest at a variety of locations around Newberry.  Spend a day enjoying German foods, beverages, arts and crafts, Kindertown for the kids, live music, and a whole lot of fun!  For more information visit https://www.newberryoktoberfest.com/.

    October 6 –  “Rock the Ritz: Heartbreaker” at the Ritz Theatre in Newberry.  Enjoy an evening of rock and roll with songs from band such as Heart and Led Zeppelin.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=rock-the-ritz-heartbreaker.

    October 6 –  “Jamie O’Neal” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Australian singer and songwriter has won numerous awards and you will surely enjoy this country stars music and vocals!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=jamie-o-neal.

    October 6 –  Fly-tying Workshop for Teens at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  In this last of the workshops, teens will learn how to tie dry flies and how to cast a rod.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2489/.

    October 6 – 27 –  “Lord of Light” at the Narroway Theatre in Fort Mill.  This action packed thrilling production is a representation of what happened the three days Jesus was in the tomb.  For more information call (803) 802-2300 or visit https://narroway.net/dinner-shows/lord-of-light.

    October 7 –  “The Tams” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  Enjoy a show filled with good ole’ Motown music by this amazingly talented group of musicians!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=the-tams.

    October 9 –  “Julie Fowlis” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This Scottish Gaelic artist has won numerous awards and will serenade you with her amazing folk music!  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=julie-fowlis.

    October 11 –  “Ain’t Misbehavin’ Musical Revue” at the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  In this fun musical, you’ll enjoy songs from what is known as the Harlem Renaissance, songs written by African American musicians in the 20’s and 30’s.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=ain-t-misbehavin-musical-revue.

    October 12 –  “Gene Watson” at  the Newberry Opera House in Newberry.  This will be a fun show filled with this masterful artist’s music with his first country song written in 1962.  For more information call (803) 276-6264 or visit https://www.newberryoperahouse.com/shows-and-events.html?show_name=gene-watson.

    October 13 –  Wild Wonder Saturdays: Science of Trees at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Take a hike and learn how to identify local trees by their leaves and bark, learn how damaged trees are “doctored”, enjoy tree related activities, and meet someone who will teach you about wildfire prevention.  For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2492/.

    October 13 –  Newberry Harvest Festival at the Enoree River Winery in Newberry.  Enjoy a day filled with the chance to do some wine tasting with 6 local wineries available, as well as food trucks, 2 live bands, and arts and craft vendors.  For more information call (803) 276-2855 or visit https://www.enoreeriverwinery.com/.

    October 13 –  Hurricane Hike & Military Tribute Concert with “Edwin McCain” at the Camden City Arena in Camden.  The South Carolina National Guard is putting on this event that includes an endurance 10K, followed by a concert by one of South Carolinas favorite musicians, and food vendors on hand as well.  For more information call (864) 415-9010 or visit https://www.cityofcamden.org/hurricane-hike.

    October 13 –  Summerton Duckfest in downtown Summerton.  This fun outdoor event will include a fishing tournament, a duck calling contest, a cook-off, vendors, kid’s activities, live entertainment, and this year, an art contest for both adults and kids.  For more information call (803) 410-1067 or visit https://www.facebook.com/summertonduckfest.

    October 16 –  “It’s All In The Name” at the Museum of York County in Rock Hill.  Learn the art of identifying plants, the taxonomy of their naming, and keying out trees and plants in order to learn what they are. For more information call (803) 329-2121 or visit http://chmuseums.org/event/2481/.

     

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    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.

     

    Fourth Tuesdays –  Wash Day at the L. W. Paul Living History Farm in Conway.  It’s wash day, so learn how clothes were washed and even how soap was made from ingredients found around the farm.  For more information call (843) 365-3596 or visit http://www.horrycountymuseum.org/news/wash-day-at-the-l-w-paul-living-history-farm-10/.

     

    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 30 –  “Mamma Mia” at the Center for the Arts at the USC Beaufort campus in Beaufort.  This story-telling production about the songs by the band Abba is an all-time favorite, so if you haven’t seen it yet, be sure to take this opportunity!  For more information call (843) 521-4145 or visit https://www.uscbcenterforthearts.com/2018-19-schedule-1.

    Tuesdays through September –  Mount Pleasant Farmers Market at the Pavilion at Moultrie Middle School in Mount Pleasant.  Every item on site was raised, grown, produced, made or baked by the seller with fresh produce, raised meats, eggs and cheese, breads, and so much more!  For more information call (843) 884-2528 or visit http://mtpfm.com/.

    Through November 10 –  “Uptown Girl” at Thirty-Four West Theatre Company in Charleston.  A Jersey girls is forced to choose between her hometown sweetheart and a rich, sensitive executive in this 80’s musical comedy.  For more information visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/uptown-girl.

    September 26 –  Lip Sync for Lungs Live Battle at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Six local celebrities will see which one is the best at Lip Syncing in this fund raiser for the American Lung Association benefiting local health programs, research, and advocacy.  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1710876-lip-sync-for-lungs-live-battle-charleston/.

    September 27 –  “The Outlaws” at the Performing Arts Center at Francis Marion University in Florence.  Fill your evening with some great Southern rock music by this legendary band that has been performing for 40 years!  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/event/the-outlaws/.

    September 27 –  “Chris Young”, “Kane Brown”, & “Morgan Evans” at the Volvo Cars Stadium at Family Circle Tennis Center on Daniel Island.  Enjoy an evening of some tremendous country music by this extremely talented musicians!  For more information visit http://charleston.eventful.com/events/chris-young-kane-brown-morgan-evans-/E0-001-111872247-6.

    September 27 – October 7 –  MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts at various locations around Charleston.  Enjoy five days of music, theatre, visual arts, dance and more to celebrate these cultures in the world of Art.   For more information call (843) 724-7305 or visit http://www.mojafestival.com/home/.

    September 28 – “42 – A Tribute to ColdPlay” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Spend an evening with all of your favorite ColdPlay songs presented by this tribute band.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D00551BE8966908&offerid=0.

    September 28 –  A Night for the Children Gala at the Memminger Auditorium in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an elegant evening of fine dining, live entertainment, dancing, and auctions with proceeds to benefit the Carolina Youth Development Center.  For more information call (843) 266-5218 or visit https://cydc.org/gala-2018/.

    September 29 –  “Montgomery Gentry” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Spend your evening enjoying some great country music with this talented artist!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=0E0054AA0564BAB9&offerid=83260.

    September 29 –  “A Tribute to Louis and Ella with Byron Stripling” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Trumpeter and vocalist Byron Stripling joined by vocalist Carmen Bradford will create an evening for you with songs by Louis Armstrong and Ella Fitzgerald in celebration of these great legends!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/a-tribute-to-louis-and-ella-with-byron-stripling/.

    September 29 –  “Squirrel Nut Zippers” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This is sure to be an enjoyable evening of fun music and dance in this “quirky” show that was highlighted in the 80’s and is making what they call a “revival” so don’t miss the chance to see them live!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1710465-squirrel-nut-zippers-charleston/.

    September 29 –  Irish Italian International Festival on Main Street in North Myrtle Beach.  This is sure to be a fun filled day where you can enjoy some great food provided by local restaurants vying for the title of having “the Best Entrée”, “the Best Decorated”, and “the Best Dessert”, tasty spirits, two stages of live entertainment, street performers, contests, Irish and Italian dance groups, fun children’s activities, and lots of vendors! For more information call (843) 280-5570 or visit http://parks.nmb.us/festivalsevents/festivals/irish-italian-international-festival/.

    September 29 –  Low Country Shrimp Boil at the Timrod Library in Charleston.  Only 100 plates will be available so purchase your tickets now!  For more information call (843) 871-4600 or visit https://www.facebook.com/301741173187227/photos/a.846581028703236/2323451994349458/?type=3&theater.

    September 29 – 30 –  “Paw Patrol Live! Race to the Rescue” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  Bring the kids out for a show they will most certainly enjoy!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/paw-patrol-live-race-to-the-rescue-1.

    September 30 –  “Jay Leno” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You’ll most certainly want to take this opportunity to enjoy an evening of great comedy with this legendary TV icon and stand-up comedian!  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/jay-leno/.

    September 30 –  The Fun Show With Cat & Nat at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  You may have seen their videos on youtube on facebook where they talk about “mom things”, and if not, you should, and be sure not to miss this show as these two ladies are hilarious!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1725476-fun-show-cat-nat-charleston/.

    September 30 –  Summerville Italian Feast on Hutchison Square in Historic Downtown Summerville.  If you love Italian food, you won’t want to miss this chance to eat some fabulous food and beverages, enjoy live entertainment, visit with vendors, and just plain enjoy a beautiful day in the outdoors!  For more information send an email to summervilleitalianfeast@gmail.com or visit http://www.summervilleitalianfeast.com/.

    October 1 – 7 –  Moja Arts Festival at a variety of locations in downtown Charleston.  Come out for a day, a week, or for just an event as there is certainly some form of arts event that you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 724-7305 or visit http://www.mojafestival.com/home/.

    October 1 – 7 –  Myrtle Beach Bike Week & Fall Rally at various locations around Myrtle Beach.  If you have a bike or just like viewing some of the most amazing bikes around, you are sure to enjoy this week filled with fun events and activities!  For more information call (336) 643-1367 or visit http://www.myrtlebeachbikeweek.com/events/.

    October 1 – January 31, 2019 –  Public Art Exhibition at the Coastal Carolina Museum of History at the Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island.  Come see 20 fantastic sculptures created by sculptors from around the world.  For more information call (843) 681-9100 or visit http://cf-lowcountry.org/About/CommunityLeadership/PublicArt/Exhibition.aspx.

    October 2 – 24 –  “Amadeus” at the Art Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island.  Having captured 5 Tony Awards for Best Play and the audiences #1 choice for non-musical, and will entertain you from start to finish!  For more information call (843) 842-2787 or visit http://www.artshhi.com/performance-shows/amadeus.

    October 4 –  “The Black Jacket Symphony presents ‘AC/DC Back in Black” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  This amazingly talented group of musicians focus on the recreation of great musical groups’ albums, and this concert is sure to be a tremendous feat!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1701363-black-jacket-symphony-ac-dc-charleston/.

    October 4 –  Benefit Golf Tournament at Wescott Golf Club in Charleston.  Put a team together and enjoy a fun day of golf, pizza, and contests with proceeds to benefit the Rotary Club of North Charleston.  For more information call (843) 442-0959 or visit http://www.earlybirdrotary.com/events.html.

    October 4 – 20 –  Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art at a variety of locations in the Pawleys Island area.  Each weekend of this event will have musical and artistic surprises in store, so make plans to visit one the States most beautiful coastal towns for one of these weekends.  For more information call (843) 626-8911 or visit https://pawleysmusic.com/festival-events/.

    October 4 – 28 –  Fall Tour of Homes and Gardens at a variety of locations around downtown Charleston.  Here is your chance to tour some of the most fabulous homes and gardens in all of downtown Charleston.  For more information call (843) 722-4630 or visit https://www.preservationsociety.org/falltours/.

    October 5 –  “Tamia: Passion Like Fire Tour” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  This very talented artist will provide you with an evening of sultry, passionate music!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D0054F3D7FA59F8&offerid=88090.

    October 5 –  “Steven Curtis Chapman” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Spend your evening enjoying great music by this Christian artist!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1698161-steven-curtis-chapman-charleston/.

    October 5 –  Pinwheel Gala at the Summerville Country Club in Summerville.  Spend an evening enjoying tasty heavy hors d’oeuvres, an open bar, live entertainment, and some wonderful silent auctions items to bid on.  For more information visit http://www.scrumptioussummerville.com/about-the-pinwheel-gala.html.

    October 5 – 6 –  Pamplico Cypress Festival in downtown Pamplico.  This will be an enjoyable weekend filled with rides, the FIRE circus, music, dancing, classic cars, food and more.  For more information call (843) 687-3349 or visit http://www.townofpamplico.com/cypress_festival.

    October 5 – 6 –  Beaufort Shrimp Festival at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in Beaufort.  Come out and sample 15 different shrimp dishes to see which local restaurant should win the best dish with a chance to vote on your favorite dish, you and the kids will have a chance to compete in the shrimp heading and peeling competitions, and be sure to adopt a shrimp to see if yours wins the Rubber Shrimp Race.  For more information call (843) 525-8525 or visit http://www.beaufortchamber.org/beaufort-shrimp-festival/.

    October 5 – 7 –  Myrtle Beach Seafood Festival at the Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place in Myrtle Beach.  You’ll enjoy a weekend filled with wonderful seafood dishes prepared by local restaurants, seafood vendors, an “all you can eat” oyster roast, beer stations, live entertainment, a cornhole tournament, a kids zone, and the fun of just being in Myrtle Beach.  For more information visit https://www.myrtlebeachseafoodfestival.com/.

    October 6 –  “An Intimate Evening with Christian Chenoweth” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  You’ll enjoy an evening of tremendous music by this Emmy and Tony Award winning actress and singer.  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/kristin-chenoweth/.

    October 6 –  “Jake Owen” at the North Charleston Coliseum in North Charleston.  You will certainly enjoy an evening of great country music by this talented musician!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/jake-owen.

    October 6 –  “Legend of Soul” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This will be a fun evening filled with reggae and soul music!  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/legends-of-soul.

    October 6 –  “The Dirty Doors: A Tribute to the Doors” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  For the Doors fans out there, you’ll enjoy a walk down memory lane as you enjoy the songs from yesteryear by this talented group of musicians.  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D005526F3AD9A48&offerid=89748.

    October 6 –  “Jump Little Children” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  These guys are amazing, so don’t miss the chance to see them!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1652868-jump-little-children-album-charleston/.

    October 6 –  Burger, Bacon, & BBQ at the Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island.  Fill a wonderful fall day with wonderfully chef prepared foods, sampling of craft beers, live music, kids activities, and lots of relaxing fun!  For more information call (843) 681-7273 or visit https://islandreccenter.org/community-events/burgers-brew-festival.

    October 6 –  Isle of Palms Connector Run and Walk for the Child starting on Palm Boulevard on the Isle of Palms.  This event will include a 10K run and a 5K run/walk with proceeds to benefit healing and prevention of child abuse in the area.  For more information call (843) 886-8294 or visit http://ioprun.com/.

    October 7 –  “Idlewild Revival: A Tribute to the Allman Brothers Band” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Spend an evening celebrating the legacy of these extremely talented music icons!  For more information call (843) 853-22525 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1735976-idlewild-revival-tribute-charleston/.

    October 7 –  Sumptuous Summerville Kitchen Tour at a variety of homes in Summerville.  Enjoy visit some wonderful old homes in the town while enjoying sampling fantastic foods and desserts prepared by chefs and restaurants of the Lowcountry.  For more information visit http://www.scrumptioussummerville.com/about-the-kitchen-tour.html.

    October 9 –  “Eddie Izzard: Believe Me” at the Gaillard Center in Charleston.  Get an inside look at this talented artists journey to fame with this first person account that will be not only humorous but touching and emotional as well.  For more information call (843) 242-3099 or visit https://gaillardcenter.org/event/eddie-izzard-believe/.

    October 9 – “Johnny Lang” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Spend an evening enjoying of hybrid blues music by this very talented artist!  For more information call (843) 853- 2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1701439-jonny-lang-charleston/.

    October 9 –  Taste of the Town at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center in Myrtle Beach.  This evening you won’t need to worry about what to eat with wonderful foods available from local restaurants, as well as beer and wine.  For more information call (843) 448-6062 or visit http://www.totmb.org/about-us/.

    October 10 –  “The Frog Prince” at the Francis Marion University Performing Arts Center in Florence.  Bring the kids out for this wonderful story about a spoiled lonely princess that learn the importance of promises in this story written by the Brothers Grimm.  For more information call (843) 661-4444 or visit https://fmupac.org/event/the-frog-prince/.

    October 11 – 14 – Disney on Ice: Worlds of Enchantment at the Florence Civic Center in Florence.  Four of you and your children’s favorite Disney stories will be presented on ice with all of the fun characters we all love in this magical and artistically presented production!  For more information call (843) 679-4525 or visit https://www.florencecenter.com/events/2018/doi18.

    October 12 –  “Dirty Heads” at the House of Blues in Myrtle Beach.  Take a trip to the Islands with this amazing reggae band!  For more information visit http://www.houseofblues.com/myrtlebeach/EventDetail?tmeventid=2D0054ECFECDA36F&offerid=87908.

    October 12 – 13 –  “Dream Dance” presented by International Ballroom at the Sottile Theatre in Charleston.  If you love ballroom dance, here is a chance to see some of the best ballroom couples in the world!  For more information call (843) 769-0440 or visit http://widget.ebsmartsite.com/components/event_detail.aspx?EventID=1030425&WebLink=C.150F3641&xml_path=https://us2.eventbooking.com/.

    October 12 – 13 –  Exchange Club Ghost Tours at 1006 Bay Street for carriage tours and from Cannon Park for walking tours, both in Beaufort.  Take a carriage tour or a walking tour and enjoy hearing stories of ghosts who haunt the city of Beaufort.  For more information call (843) 524-4350 or visit http://capabeaufort.org/events/ghost-tours/.

    October 12 – 28 –  “Hitchcock’s 39 Steps” at the Footlight Theatre in Charleston.  Filled with laughter and over 150 eccentric characters played by 4 actors, this drama that has won numerous awards you will not be disappointed by this production!   For more information call (843) 722-4487 or visit https://footlightplayers.net/events/hitchcocks-the-39-steps/.

    October 13 –  “The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones” at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Celebrating over 60 years of music and 28 Grammy Awards including the Grammy Legend Award, this is one show you won’t want to miss!  For more information call (843) 853-2252 or visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/event/1603405-great-wide-world-quincy-charleston/.

    October 13 –  Octoberfest Charleston at St. Matthews Lutheran Church in downtown Charleston.  Fill your day with German fun, food, and spirits. For more information call (843) 723-1611 or visit http://oktoberfestcharleston.com/.

    October 13 –  Edisto and Beyond on Edisto Island.  Here is a chance to tour some of the historic plantation homes, churches, and graveyards on the Island and to learn the stories behind each of them.  For more information call (843) 869-1954 or visit http://edistomuseum.org/index.php/events-exhibits/.

    October 13 –  The Great Wide World of Quincy Jones at the Charleston Music Hall in Charleston.  Presented by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra with guest vocalist Quiana Parler, spend an evening enjoying the great much by this amazingly historical icon!  For more information call (843) 641-0011 or visit https://charlestonjazz.com/event/the-great-wide-world-of-quincy-jones/.

    October 13 –  Avondale 5K Run/Walk at the Triangle Char & Bar on Savannah Highway West Ashley in North Charleston.  Proceeds from this event will benefit the Charles Webb Center.  For more information send an email to info@avondale5k.com or visit http://avondale5k.com/.

    October 13 –  Crowfield Plantation 5K Run/Walk at Middleton Park in Goose Creek.  Enjoy a run/walk through the woodlands of this beautiful park. For more information call (843) 572-4758 or visit http://www.crowfield5k.com/.

    October 13 –  Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K at Johns Island County Park in Charleston.  Take a run through the beautiful woodlands trails of the park enjoying the fall weather, moss-draped oak trees, and native wildlife.  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1712/Lowcountry-Trail-Half-Marathon-5K.

    October 13 – 14 –  Little River ShrimpFest at the Historic Waterfront in Little River.  This fun local event will include lots of good seafood at local restaurants, 2 stages of live entertainment, street performers, over 150 vendors, fun for the kids.  For more information call (843) 249-6604 or visit http://littlerivershrimpfest.org/.

    October 13 – 21 –  Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival in Historic Bluffton.  Take a day or the whole week to enjoy some amazing seafood, as well as a variety of arts including a juried art show, music and other entertainment all while enjoying the rich culture and history of this wonderful town.  For more information call (843) 815-6278 or visit http://www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com/.

    October 14 –  HALOS Oyster Roast at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant.  Enjoy harbor views, while savoring all you can eat freshly roasted oysters, other foods and beverages, live music, and a live auction to benefit abused and neglected children and kinship caregivers.  For more information call (843) 990-9570 or visit http://charlestonhalos.org/oyster-roast/.

    October 15 –  Latin American Festival at the Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston.  Spend an afternoon enjoying wonderful Latin American foods, music, vendors, and more!  For more information call (843) 795-4386 or visit https://www.ccprc.com/1699/Latin-American-Festival.

    October 15 –  SCORE Golf Tournament at the Charleston National Golf Club in Mount Pleasant.  You’ll enjoy two meals, a round of golf, and prizes.  For more information call (843) 727-4778 or visit https://charlestonsc.score.org/help-score-help-veterans.

    October 16 – 19 –  Charleston Child Trauma Conference at the Francis Marion Hotel in Charleston.  This conference gives front line professionals a chance to discuss with and learn from cutting edge researchers in the field of child maltreatment.  For more information call (877) 756-2121 or visit http://www.cvent.com/events/2018-charleston-child-trauma-conference/event-summary-02530fdd2f264514939da678d27765a6.aspx.

    October 16 – 21 – “Les Miserables” at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center in North Charleston.  This new production that won a Tony Award is more dazzling, and breathtaking than the original production in this “timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit”.  For more information call (843) 529-5000 or visit https://www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com/events/detail/les-miserables.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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