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November 01, 2016

Things to Do in Charleston SC This Week November 1-6th 2016

What's Happening this Week?

Welcome November! This week brings something for everyone with the return of Lowcountry Favorites such as The Mac Off, Harvest Festival, The Lowcountry Hoedown, Charleston Burger Week and ACC Soccer Championships!

Day of The Dead Party at Mex 1

Head to either Mex 1 locations on Wednesday, November 2nd for an epic evening dedicated to The Day of the Dead!

A Celebration of Southern Fare & Libations...Set to A Fiddle! Saturday, November 5, 2016 | 7-11pm | Visitor Center Bus Shed

The Noisy Oysterlaunched new lunch & dinner menus for both Noisy Oyster locations this week! The new menu's will include a new section for 6 different style steam pots

Race day is Thursday, November 3rd, 2016! Glow the night away at the Third Annual "Glo For It NIGHTTIME TRAIL RUN! Walkers and runners of all ages and abilities are welcome to participate in this fun 5K.
Enjoy a day of feasting, games, music and fun. Listen to some foot-stompin' live music from five local bluegrass bands.
The Footlight Players is hosting its first fall festival celebration with Lowcountry boil, beer, wine and a silent auction.
Enter to win 2 FREE tickets to The Mac Offon Sunday, November 6th from 12pm - 6pm. ENTER HERE
Come out to MUSC Health Stadium and enjoy the best college soccer in the country when they host both the Men's and Women's ACC Championships.
Do you Love Chili? Do you love the Fisher House? If so this is the perfect event for you. Come join us and help us raise money for the Military and veteran's by competing or eating some delicious Chili!
Taco Tuesday!
Live Music

July 15, 2016

The 36th Annual Taste of Charleston

The 36th Annual Taste of Charleston returns to historic Boone Hall Plantation on Sunday, September 25. Guests can sample cuisine from over 40 of the Lowcountry's favorite casual and fine dining restaurants.

Highlights of the Main Event include:
-South Carolina Hospital Association Cooking Well Village- featuring cooking demos from some of the state's top chefs
-Specialty and imported beer tasting tent
-Live music by Cowboy Mouth, the legendary Waiters' Race and the Kids Kitchen Sideshow

Tickets will be available for purchase beginning July 17 with link to come soon!

*Food and drink tickets are sold seperately. Children 10 and under are free. Rain or Shine. No Pets, Coolers or Tailgating. Free Parking. Carpooling is recommended.

Participating restaurants include: Swig & Swine, 82 Queen, AYA Cookhouse, Graze Restaurant, Swamp Fox Restaurant, BLU Restaurant & Bar, Carolina Ale House - Charleston, Carpentier's Wine and Dine,Burtons Grill of Mt Pleasant, LLC, Wild Wing Cafe, Zeus Grill & Seafood,Lowcountry Bistro - LBs,Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., Sticky Fingers,Hyman's Seafood.

A portions of the proceeds will benefit the following charities:
The Ronald McDonald House, Hollings Cancer Center, Shriners Hospitals for Children and Charleston County Schools Science Materials Resource Center.

Interesting in sponsoring?
Please contact Jenny Peppler at for sponsorship details.

July 15, 2016

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May 12, 2016

9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit

On May 21 and 22 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., a 1,100 sq. ft. mobile exhibit honoring the more than 3,000 innocent victims killed during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001 will be on display at Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum. Tours will be given by FDNY firefighters. The exhibit will be free and open to the public; parking at the museum is $5. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation created this mobile exhibit as a tribute to all those whose lives were sacrificed on September 11, 2001. The 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit is presented by Hudson Nissan, Charleston Nissan and Nissan.

May 09, 2016

99 Things to Do in Charleston, SC

Charleston is full of fun things to do! We searched and searched for all the family friendly options around town! We have added a few and will add more as we learn about new places to go!

See our website for more options!

  1. South Carolina Aquarium – 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston
  2. Children's Museum of the Lowcountry – 25 Ann St, Charleston
  3. Fort Sumter – Boat departs from 340 Concord St, Charleston
  4. Powder Magazine – 79 Cumberland St, Charleston
  5. Gateway Walk – Downtown Charleston
  6. Old Exchange Building/Provost Dungeon – 122 East Bay St, Charleston
  7. Natural History Museum at the College of Charleston – 202 Calhoun Street, Charleston
  8. Take a Carriage Tour – Several Options off Anson St, Charleston
  9. Go to a River Dogs Game – 360 Fishburne St, Charleston
  10. Pirate Tours – Daily, Downtown Charleston
  11. Hazel Parker Playground and Park – 70 East Bay St, Charleston
  12. Christoph Artisan Chocolates – 60 Society Street
  13. Avery Research Center for African American History – 125 Bull St, Charleston
  14. Karpeles Manuscript Museum – 68 Spring Street
  15. Citadel Dress Parades – Summerall Field, Charleston
  16. Washington Park – Broad and Meeting St, Charleston
  17. Waterfront Park – 1 Vendue Range, Charleston
  18. Aiken Rhett House – 48 Elizabeth Street, Charleston
  19. Old Slave Mart – 6 Chalmers St, Charleston
  20. Battery/White Point Gardens – 2 Murray Blvd, Charleston
  21. Hampton Park – 30 Mary Murray Drive, Charleston
  22. Charles Towne Landing – 1500 Old Towne Rd, Charleston
  23. Lunar Golf2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston
  24. Middleton Place – 4300 Ashley River Rd, Charleston
  25. Magnolia Plantation – 3550 Ashley River Rd, Charleston
  26. Chuck E Cheese – 1610 Sam Rittenberg Blvd #103, Charleston
  27. Go to a Battery Game – 1990 Daniel Island Dr, Daniel Island
  28. Sullivan's Island Beach
  29. Isle of Palms Beach – State Park for Parking
  30. Barrier Island Eco Tour – 50 41st Ave, Isle of Palms
  31. Walk the Ravenel Bridge
  32. Rent a kayak and/or stand up paddleboard – 514 Mill St, Mt Pleasant
  33. Yorktown – 40 Patriot's Point Blvd, Mt Pleasant
  34. Water Taxi – Waterfront Park, Maritime Center, Patriots Point, Charleston Harbor Resort
  35. Fort Moultrie – 1214 Middle St, Sullivans Island
  36. Palmetto Island County Park – 44 Needlerush Pkwy, Mt Pleasant
  37. Visit the Pitt Street Bridge – Pitt Street, Mt Pleasant
  38. Memorial Waterfront Park – 99 Harry Hallman Jr Blvd, Mt Pleasant
  39. Boone Hall Plantation – 1235 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant
  40. Strawberry Picking – Boone Hall Plantation April-June
  41. SkyZone – 411 Wando Park Blvd, Mt Pleasant
  42. Party in the Park at Water Front Park [Tuesdays in June]- Mt Pleasant
  43. Movies in the Park at Water Front Park [Fridays in August] – Mt Pleasant
  44. Summer Splash Bash – June 4th – Mt Pleasant
  45. Charleston Pinckney National Historic Site -1254 Long Point Rd, Mt Pleasant
  46. Blackbeard's Cove – 3255 N Hwy 17, Mt Pleasant
  47. Laurel Hill County Park – 1251 Park West Blvd, Mt Pleasant
  48. Santee Coastal Reserve – 220 Santee Gun Club Rd, McClellanvile.
  49. Charleston Zip Line Adventures – 1152 Guerins Bridge Rd, Awendaw [Opening Summer 2016]
  50. Birds of Prey – 4719 Hwy 17, Awendaw
  51. Bulls Island Ferry – Garris Landing, Awendaw
  52. Sewee Center – 5821 Hwy 17, Awendaw
  53. Take in a show at Awendaw Green – 4853 Hwy 17, Awendaw
  54. Hidden Ponds Nursery – 4863 N Hwy 17, Awendaw
  55. Awendaw Passage – 17N, Awendaw Buck Hall Recreation Area
  56. Edisto Beach
  57. Edisto State Park – 8377 State Cabin Rd, Edisto Island
  58. Botany Bay – 1066 Botany Bay Rd, Edisto Island
  59. Edisto Museum – 8123 Chisolm Rd, Edisto
  60. Edisto Beach State Park – 8377 State Cabin Rd, Edisto
  61. Edisto Island Serpentarium – 1374 SC-174, Edisto Island
  62. Monkey Joe's – 4952 Centre Pointe Dr #116, North Charleston
  63. American LaFrance Fire Museum – 4975 Centre Point Dr, North Charleston
  64. Chuck E Cheese – 7258 Rivers Ave, North Charleston
  65. GloZone -5900 Rivers Ave, North Charleston
  66. Velocity Air Sports – 8551 Rivers Ave, North Charleston
  67. Frankie's Fun Park – 5000 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston
  68. Carolina Ice Palace – 7665 Northwoods Blvd, North Charleston
  69. Hunley Submarine Tours – 1250 Supply Street, North Charleston
  70. Wannamaker County Park – 8888 University Blvd, North Charleston
  71. Charleston Rush – 3550 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston
  72. Riverfront Park – 1001 Everglades Ave, North Charleston
  73. Music In Motion – 1341 College Park Rd, Summerville
  74. Summerville Dorchester Museum – 100 E Doty Ave, Summerville
  75. Colonial Dorchester State Park – 300 State Park Rd, Summerville
  76. Azela Park – 105 W 5th S St, Summerville
  77. Old Santee Canal Park – 900 Stony Landing Rd, Moncks Corner
  78. James Island County Park – 871 Riverland Dr, James Island
  79. Wild Blue Ropes – 1595 Highland Ave, James Island
  80. West Ashley Greenway – South Windemere Shopping Center, James Island and Johns Island
  81. Angel Oak – 3688 Angel Oak Rd, Johns Island
  82. Beach Walker County Park – 8 Beachwalker Dr, Kiawah
  83. Folly Beach State Park – 1110 W. Ashley Ave, Folly Beach
  84. Folly Beach
  85. Tides Folly Beach Movie Nights – May 20-Sept 12 – Folly Beach
  86. Tuskegee Airmen Memorial at the Lowcountry Regional Airport – Walterboro
  87. Colleton State Park Located off I-95 in Walterboro
  88. The Great Swamp Sanctuary – 1273 Sniders Hwy, Walterboro SC 29488
  89. Forde Doll House – 500 Hampton St, Walterboro
  90. Slave Relic Museum – Walterboro
  91. Walterboro Wildlife Santuary – 399 Detreville St, Walterboro
  92. Ace Basin National Wildlife Refuge – 8675 Willtown Rd, Hollywood
  93. Francis Beidler Forest – 336 Sanctuary Rd, Harleyville
  94. Bee City – 1066 Holly Ridge Ln, Cottagaville
  95. Pick-Your-Own Fruits and Veggies – All over Charleston
  96. Check out a local play – Footlight Players, Crabpot Players, Charleston Stage, Sottile Theater
  97. Go to a Spoleto Event
  98. Go bowling for free – Several local bowling alleys are participating
    • Sparians Bowling 613 Johnnie Dodds Blvd Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 **
    • Ashley Lanes 1568 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston, SC 29407
    • The Alley 131 Columbus St., Charleston SC
    • Sand Piper Lanes 3291 Ashley Phosphate Rd, North Charleston, SC
    • Royal Lanes 106 Central Ave Goose Creek, SC 29445 **
    • Swamp Fox Lanes 312 Rembert C Dennis Blvd, Moncks Corner, SC 29461**
  99. Coastal Climbing indoor rock climbing 708 King St, Charleston
  100. See an older released movies for free or for $1!
    • Palmetto Grande 1319 Theater Dr, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464
    • Cinebarre Theater 963 Houston-Northcutt Blvd. Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464
    • Northwoods Theater 2181 Northwoods Blvd North Charleston, South Carolina
    • Regal Towne Square 18 2401 Mall Dr. North Charleston, SC 29406
    • Regal Azalea Square 215 Azalea Square Blvd., Summerville, SC 29483
    • Carmike James Island 1743 Central Park, Charleston, SC 29412
    • Terrace Theater 1956 Maybank Hwy, James Island

May 05, 2016

Legends in the South Yankees vs. Braves Alumni Game

The Charleston RiverDogs are hosting a baseball game between the New York Yankees and Atlanta Braves alumni at the inaugural “Legends in the South" game presented by Budweiser and Container Maintenance on Friday, May 27 at 6:35pm at Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park.

General admission tickets for the Legends in the South game start at just $12 and are now on sale. Box seats will be sold at $25 each, lower reserved seats are $20, and upper reserved tickets are $15.

Tickets may be secured by calling (843) 577-DOGS, online at or in person at the Riley Park Box Office.

There are also multiple VIP meet-and-greet opportunities available for auction at

Experiences include spots at a welcome reception with the Braves and Yankees Legends on Thursday, May 26, from 6-8pm as well as a pregame luncheon on Friday, May 27, from 1:00-3:00pm at a local downtown restaurant.

Fans can also bid on the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience what it's like to be a professional ballplayer. Two lucky winners will take batting practice on the field, suit up in full uniform and play in the game from either the Braves or Yankees dugout.

The younger fans have the chance to participate as well. There are two batboy slots up for bid for ages 10-16 to sit on either the Braves or Yankees side.

The online auction is open now and will continue weekly through 12 noon on Friday, May 20th. Fans can bid all week (every week) with bidding closing at 12 noon each Friday for the welcome reception and luncheon. There will be four (4) spots per week up for bid for each event for a total of twenty (20) individual spots per event.

The two (2) VIP game experience and two (2) bat boy positions are open now and will close on Friday, May 20th at noon.

Visit to submit bids for experiences.

There are two (2) more VIP game experience opportunities if you visit the Budweiser Legends in the South page.

Visit to submit bids for experiences.

Yankees Roster:
Ron Blomberg
Brian Boehringer
Homer Bush
Charles Hayes
Ramiro Mendoza
Gene Michael
Jeff Nelson
Bobby Richardson
Ken Griffery, Sr.

Braves Roster:
Johnny Estrada
Jesse Garcia
Marquis Grissom
Chris Hammond
Ryan Klesko
Greg McMichael
Denny Neagle
Jeff Ridgway
Dwight Smith

May 05, 2016

Sea Turtle Hospital Tours

Don't miss the opportunity to visit South Carolina's only hospital for sick and injured sea turtles. Learn about our current patients and discover the extraordinary care that is provided to these endangered creatures.


Tour prices are in addition to the price of Aquarium admission.This popular tour sells out quickly. We recommend buying tickets in advance.
Group tours are available. Learn more.

Adult (13+): $10
Child (3-12): $5
Toddlers are free.

May 05, 2016

Moonlight Mixer

May 27

7 p.m. - 11 p.m.

Shag the night away while DJ Jim Bowers spins the hottest oldies and beach music for you all night long.

Visit for fees, more information, or to purchase tickets.

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March 19, 2016

Easter Events in Charleston 2016

Easter is coming up, and there are A LOT of activities happening over the next couple weeks! If you’re on the hunt for an egg hunt,family event or place to dine- check out some great ideas below! For a complete list be sure click here or download our free app- search InTown!

Easter Festivities in Charleston!

If you're a mom on the hunt for an egg hunt or the Easter Bunny, check out our list!'

Rent A Chick

Legare Farms! Rent 2 baby chicks for 2 weeks then return them to the farm to live with the other chickens. Let your child experience the wonder of caring for baby chicks without the long term commitment to raising chickens. Chicks available for pick up Easter weekend Friday March 25th 3-6 pm, Saturday March 26th 9 till noon. Also available Friday April 8th 3-6 pm Saturday April 9th 9 till noon. Cost is just $25. To reserve your chicks go to

Easter Eggstravaganza!

March 26th 2016 11:00 AM-01:00 PM Join City of Charleston Recreation at Hampton Park for our largest egg hunt, Easter Eggstravaganza! We have ordered over 10,000 eggs for children ages 12 & under to participate in age grouped hunts. We will have jump castles, inflatables, cookie decorating, petting zoo, and arts and crafts! Don't miss out on all the fun.

FREE Easter Egg Hunts

March 26th 2016 10:00am-11:00am

Join us for our Annual Easter Egg Hunts at Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park!

Hunts are separated by age and will begin in increments beginning with the youngest groups first (Promptly at 10:00 AM)

~This event does not require and RSVP of any kind~

However, we will also have Breakfast with the Easter Bunny prior to this free event which is $10 per person (call for details and to reserve a spot for the breakfast)

Easter "Egg"stravaganza

Join Blackbeard's Cove for their Annual Easter "EGG"stravaganza!!


Breakfast and Pictures with the Easter Bunny begins at 8:00 AM sharp. Pancakes, your choice of meat and fruit as well as Coffee and Orange Juice!

$10 per person, each child will also receive unlimited Arcade for 1-hour (without tickets)*

FREE Easter Egg Hunts will begin at 10:00 AM

RSVP at 843-971-1223, in store or by email!

Easter Egg hunts and Events in Charleston!

There are So many fun Easter events going on in Charleston! Here is a FUN LIST for you to plan ahead on the ones you and your family would like to attend! Be sure to keep checking back as new events will be added as they are received. You can find details for all events on our calendar right here.

There is a TON of Easter and Spring Break fun happening at Wild Dunes! Join in on the fun!

Easter Egg Dash

Previously known as the Annual Easter Egg Hunt, the Easter Egg Dash is a fast paced race to collect your eggs! Children 10 years and younger are invited to bring their baskets to the North Lawn in Wild Dunes where over 1000 candy and toy filled eggs will be scattered.

Spring Break EGGstravaganza

March 25th 2016 5:00pm- 8:30 pm

Join us at The Village Plaza as we kick off Spring Break! Relax by the fire pit and enjoy activities and complimentary games all evening long. Bingo will begin at 6:30 pm ($5) and a showing of It's The Easter Beagle, Charlie Brown begins at sunset.

Easter Sunday Brunch at Wild Dunes Sweetgrass Pavillion

The Sweetgrass Pavilion serves a special Easter brunch buffet. In addition to traditional brunch favorites like waffles and omelets, other special items include hand-carved leg of lamb and glazed ham, fruit display, chef's selection of special desserts and more!

The Sweetgrass Pavilion

$50 for adults, $21 for children (3 and under complimentary)

Reservations required: 866.235.2948

Easter Bunny at Citadel Mall

Here comes the cotton tail, hopping down the bunny trail....The Easter Bunny is arriving at Citadel Mall on Saturday, March 12- March 26th at 10AM!!

Saturday, March 26

10:00am Sharp


Isle of Palms Recreation Department
#24 28th Ave, Isle Of Palms SC

In the Event of Rain

The Easter Festivities will be move into the gym where the children will be given candy and have the opportunity to have their photo with the Easter Bunny.

Grab your Easter basket and your head lamp and join us for this one-of-a-kind event! Our annual Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt is fun for the whole family. Join us on Friday, March 25 for carnival games, food, face painting, photos with the Easter bunny, and, of course, our Flashlight Easter Egg Hunt. Hunting zones are divided by age group. Over 3,000 eggs hidden!! Carnival games open at 7:00 pm. Egg hunt begins at 8:00 pm. $5 per child. $7 day of. Registration is now open.
763-4360 for more information.

Grand Easter Buffet with Easter Egg Hunt

The Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina's annual Easter Egg Hunt will be Sunday, March 27th at 11am and 1pm. Reservations required for the Grand Easter Buffet to participate in the Easter Egg Hunt.

Toast of Summerville Easter Buffet

Easter Brunch Menu

Enjoy Easter brunch at The Rusty Rudder!


Served 10:00am - 3:00pm
*Reservations strongly suggested 843-388-3177


Carving Station

Buffet Items