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CALENDAR, Nov. 20+:  Holiday events starting to fill the calendar

Staff reports  |  Circular Congregational Church on Meeting Street will host two holiday concerts in December that blend classical and folk music.  A  Candlelight Christmas Mass  will be performed by the Taylor Festival Choir at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10, while A Charleston Celtic Christmas will be offered the following day at 7 p.m. Also on the calendar:

Ink Meets Paper, a pop-up market: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 25, 4411 Spruill Ave., North Charleston.

That Holiday Book Sale: Opens at 9 a.m. on Dec. 1 and 2, Mount Pleasant Regional Library, 1133 Mathis Ferry Road, Mount Pleasant. 

Candlelight vigil:  6:30 p.m., Dec. 1, Unitarian Church of Charleston, 4 Archdale St., Charleston. 

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CALENDAR, Nov. 13+:  Johns Island holiday bazaar coming Dec. 2

CALENDAR, Nov. 13+:  Johns Island holiday bazaar coming Dec. 2

Staff reports  |  The fourth annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar on Dec. 2 will feature more than 100 vendors and farmers – and it’s just in time for you to do your holiday shopping from local vendors.

The event will be 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Johns Island County Park, 2662 Mullet Hall Road, on Johns Island.   The bazaar will also serve as the farmers market for that day and is brought to you by the Johns Island Farmers Market and Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce. 

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CALENDAR, Nov. 6+:   Time to head to polls, see the lights, more

CALENDAR, Nov. 6+:   Time to head to polls, see the lights, more

Election Day:  7 a.m. to 7 p.m.  Head to the polls in Charleston, Mount Pleasant, Isle of Palms and other communities to cast your ballot in local elections.  In Charleston, we encourage you to vote YES for a $20 million affordable housing referendum. 

Holiday Festival of Lights:  Nov. 10 through Jan. 1.  Experience more than 2 million twinkling lights every evening at the 28th edition of the great, annual festival.  More: HolidayFestivalofLights.com

Hort Harvest:  9 a.m. to 4:30p.m., Nov. 11, Magnolia Gardens and Plantation, Charleston.  The attraction and Charleston Horticulture Society will present eight nationally-known gardening experts during this design, garden and grow event.  Admission to the plant sale and produce sale is free.  Garden admission is required for presentations and demonstrations. 

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CALENDAR, Oct. 30+:   From a Harvest Festival to a health expo and more

CALENDAR, Oct. 30+:   From a Harvest Festival to a health expo and more

Harvest Festival:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 4, Johns Island County Park.  A  foot-stompin’ showcase of Charleston’s bluegrass talent, this year’s lineup will feature local performers Blue Plantation, YeeHaw Junction, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Marshgrass Mamas and Boss Hawg. Plenty of food will be available for purchase.  There will be hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving and more.   Tickets are $8 per person; kids under 13 are free.  More:  CharlestonCountyParks.com

Take a walk on the Wild Side:  5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 4, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C.  The S.C. Environmental Law Project will hold its 8th Annual Wild Side with special guest, naturalist Rudy Mancke, scheduled to be the featured speaker.  Great event with boat tours, food, drinks, live music and more.  For ticket prices and more information on the nonprofit benefit, click here.

Health Day Conference and Expo:  8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m., Nov. 4, International Longshoremen’s Association, Morrison Dr., Charleston.  The Healthy Lifestyle Network, Inc, will present a keynote by Dr. Souzan Abdel Samie, an internationally-trained specialist in family medicine, during a presentation on the impact of diabetes and high blood pressure on the heart.  There will be other talks on living with diabetes, exercise and diet as well as blood pressure checks, screenings and more.  Register online here: http://hlndiabetesconference2017.eventbrite.com

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CALENDAR, Oct. 23+:   Verse, festivals, more

CALENDAR, Oct. 23+:   Verse, festivals, more

Free Verse Festival: Charleston’s first poetry extravaganza will continue to run with lots of cool events through the end of the month. View events online at FreeVerseFestival.com.

Harvest Festival:  11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Nov. 4, Johns Island County Park.  A  foot-stompin’ showcase of Charleston’s bluegrass talent, this year’s lineup will feature local performers Blue Plantation, YeeHaw Junction, Southern Flavor Bluegrass, Marshgrass Mamas and Boss Hawg. Plenty of food will be available for purchase.  There will be hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving and more.   Tickets are $8 per person; kids under 13 are free.  More:  CharlestonCountyParks.com

Take a walk on the Wild Side:  5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Nov. 4, Hobcaw Barony, Georgetown, S.C.  The S.C. Environmental Law Project will hold its 8th Annual Wild Side with special guest, naturalist Rudy Mancke, scheduled to be the featured speaker.  Great event with boat tours, food, drinks, live music and more.  For ticket prices and more information on the nonprofit benefit, click here.

by · 10/23/2017 · Comments are Disabled · calendar
CALENDAR, Oct. 16+:   Verse, drama and music — all this week!

CALENDAR, Oct. 16+:   Verse, drama and music — all this week!

Free Verse Festival:  Charleston’s first poetry extravaganza will continue to run with lots of cool events through the end of the month.  View events online at FreeVerseFestival.com.

To Kill a Mockingbird:  Various times, Oct. 18 to Nov. 5, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Charleston.  Charleston Stage will perform a stage version of the literary classic by Harper Lee over two weeks in what is set to be an exciting performance.  Nineteen cast members perform in the show, which offers tickets from $31 to $64 for adults.  Purchase tickets here.

Colour of Music Festival:  Oct. 18-22, Charleston.  The fifth annual festival will offer an array of classical music to showcase the impact and historical significance of black classical composers and performers.  More.

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CALENDAR, Oct. 9+:  THAT Big Book Sale, festivals, more

CALENDAR, Oct. 9+:  THAT Big Book Sale, festivals, more

Staff reports  |  Looking for the perfect holiday present?  You can find an outstanding array of 60,000 books, CDs, DVDs and other materials at the Charleston Friends of the Library’s biggest event of the year, THAT Big Book Sale.

Held Oct. 13 to Oct. 15 at the Omar Shrine Auditorium, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, the event has something for everyone.  Proceeds help the Friends fund thousands of programs put on throughout the Charleston County Public Library’s network of libraries.

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CALENDAR, Oct. 2+:  Free Verse Festival, MOJA, Star War Reads Day

CALENDAR, Oct. 2+:  Free Verse Festival, MOJA, Star War Reads Day

Staff reports  |  There’s almost an event every day in Charleston’s first poetry extravaganza, Free Verse Festival, which runs through the end of the month.

Take a look at the varied calendar, including The Mayhem Poets on Sept. 29 at the Charleston Gaillard Center to the Poet Laureate Show, featuring our own Marjory Wentworth, on Oct. 6 at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park. 

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CALENDAR, Sept. 25+:  MOJA Arts Festival kicks off Sept. 28

CALENDAR, Sept. 25+:  MOJA Arts Festival kicks off Sept. 28

There are dozens of events for the 2017 MOJA Arts Festival, which runs from Sept. 28 to Oct. 8  throughout the City of Charleston as a community celebration of African-American and Caribbean arts.  To find what’s right for you, visit this website to see the dynamic offerings, some of which include:

Opening Day Parade, 6 p.m., Sept. 28, Marion Square to U.S. Custom House.
Higher Ground: The Music of Stevie Wonder, 8 p.m., Sept. 28, Charleston Music Hall, 37 John  Street.  Tribute concert by Charlton Singleton, Quiana Parler and more.
College of Charleston Gospel Choir Concert, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 2, Mount Zion AME Church, 5 Glebe St., Charleston.
Literary Corner with Kwame Alexander, 7:30 p.m., Oct. 3, City Gallery, 34 Prioleau St., Charleston.   Free.
Free Verse Poet’s Laureate Show, 6 p.m., Oct. 6, City Gallery, 34 Prioleau St., Charleston.  Free.
MOJA Finale, 4 p.m., Oct. 8, Hampton Park, Charleston.  Free.

by · 09/25/2017 · Comments are Disabled · calendar
CALENDAR, Sept. 18+:  Lowcountry Giving Day, Black Ink, more

CALENDAR, Sept. 18+:  Lowcountry Giving Day, Black Ink, more

Lowcountry Giving Day is Tuesday, Sept. 19.  It’s a community-wide event to allow people to support local nonprofits on a day of giving.

It’s also an event at RiverDogs Stadium from 3 p.m. to 9 pm.  The event is expected to be the largest local gathering of nonprofits in the history of Charleston, according to this website.  Learn more on how you can make a difference locally. 

by · 09/18/2017 · Comments are Disabled · calendar