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CALENDAR, March 27+: Mad Hatter Tea Party is Saturday

CALENDAR, March 27+: Mad Hatter Tea Party is Saturday

Staff reports | Don’t be late for the Mad Hatter Tea Party at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens on Saturday, March 25, near the horticultural maze.

The four-hour event starts at 11 a.m. and is designed for children three to 12 years old. The maze area will be become a wonderland of entertainment including a giant chess set, flamingo croquet, face painting, photo booth, games, refreshments and more. Prizes will be given for the best costumes.

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A South Carolina native:  the yellow pond lily.

CALENDAR, March 20+: Native plant sale set for Saturday plus flood maps, Walk for Water

Staff reports | Looking for the perfect plant for your yard? You’re in luck because the local chapter of the S.C. Native Plant Society is having its 10th annual native plant sale Saturday at Charles Town Landing State Historic Site. Also ahead: flood map meetings; Walk for Water …

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CALENDAR, March 13+:  From flood maps to great storytelling

CALENDAR, March 13+: From flood maps to great storytelling

Staff reports | Charleston County residents will have the opportunity to view new preliminary flood maps and ask questions about potential impacts to their property in meetings this month in North Charleston, Charleston and Mount Pleasant. If new flood maps show your property to be higher than current maps, your flood insurance rates could go down.

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CALENDAR, March 6+:  N. Charleston to host 14th St. Paddy’s Day Block Party & Parade

CALENDAR, March 6+: N. Charleston to host 14th St. Paddy’s Day Block Party & Parade

Staff reports | North Charleston will host the Lowcountry’s biggest St. Patrick’s Day celebration from noon to 6 p.m. March 11 in its Olde Village near Park Circle.

The celebration’s Block Party, which will be on East Montague Avenue between Virginia and Jenkins avenues, will feature live music across three stages, street vending and fare from Olde North Charleston restaurants, additional local food vendors, a Kid’s Zone with jump castles, face painting and inflatable obstacle course, charity partner booths, a bungee trampoline, a fire truck, as well as the always favorite mechanical bull. Click to see lots of other community events.

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CALENDAR, Feb. 27+:  Museum to showcase beautiful, old quilts

CALENDAR, Feb. 27+: Museum to showcase beautiful, old quilts

Staff reports | Starting in mid-March, the Charleston Museum’s Textile Gallery will present a unique display of themed historic quilts from its extensive quilt collection. The first installment of this exhibition will consist of quilts with botanical designs, the other with geometric motifs. Also ahead:

* Charleston Wine + Food Festival
* Love, Sex & the IRS
* Speth, George talk on conservation
* Run with the Wild Things
* Ain’t Misbehavin’

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CALENDAR, Feb. 20+:  From theatrical performances to David McCullough

CALENDAR, Feb. 20+: From theatrical performances to David McCullough

Ain’t Misbehavin’: 10 shows through March 5, Midtown Theatre @Duvall Center, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston. This popular jazz musical review that won lots of awards will have nighttime and matinee shows and feature classic jazz hits. Tickets are $35 for adults; $25 for students. Times and more.

Peter and the Starcatcher: Through March 5, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Charleston. Charleston Stage is offering this collaboration of writers Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson that mixes humor and suspense with the Peter Pan story. Several shows. Learn more.

An evening with David McCullough: 6 p.m., Feb. 21, Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St. Charleston. Award-winning historian David McCullough will reprise a White House performance done with musician Ed Wise at the 100th anniversary celebration of the opening of the Brooklyn Bridge. At this performance that will benefit the Charleston Library Society, McCullough and Wise will share stories of history punctuated with the music of George Gershwin and Scott Joplin. For tickets, click here or call 843-723-9912.

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CALENDAR, Feb. 13+:  From a Whale of a Sale to SEWE fun

CALENDAR, Feb. 13+: From a Whale of a Sale to SEWE fun

Whale of a Sale: Feb. 16 to Feb. 18, College Center, Trident Technical College. The Junior League of Charleston’s huge garage sale this year has a new location. There’s also a three-hour “Sponsor Splash” that starts 6 p.m. Feb. 16 for early shoppers, who will enjoy music, food and more as they peruse the array of goods. Learn more about times and costs.

(NEW) Southeastern Wildlife Exposition: Feb. 17 to Feb. 19, around downtown Charleston. Break out your khakis and camos for the annual wildlife event that draws tens of thousands to Charleston for great food, Dock Dogs, art, an auction and more. Check out the whole calendar here.

Ain’t Misbehavin’: 10 shows from Feb. 17 to March 5, Midtown Theatre @Duvall Center, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston. This popular jazz musical review that won lots of awards will have nighttime and matinee shows and feature classic jazz hits. Tickets are $35 for adults; $25 for students. Times and more.

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CALENDAR, Feb. 6+:  Art, oysters, drama and more

CALENDAR, Feb. 6+: Art, oysters, drama and more

Beauty and the Beast: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 10, Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., Charleston. The South Carolina Ballet will present one performance of this love story that’s perfect for all ages. The production features choreography from Executive Director William Starrett and music composed by Léon Fyodorovich Minkus. Tickets are $25.

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From a work by Jacob Lawrence, now on display at the Gibbes Museum.

CALENDAR, Jan. 30+: Great performances, exhibits, business help

Lawrence exhibit: Through April 30, Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., Charleston. The museum will offer a comprehensive overview of influential American artist Jacob Lawrence featuring prints made from 1663 to 2000. His prints explore African-American culture and experiences and highlight themes of history, labor and life. More: GibbesMuseum.org. NOTE: See our 2010 story on Lawrence. Click for much more.

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CALENDAR, Jan. 23+:  From North Charleston to black comedy and jazz

CALENDAR, Jan. 23+: From North Charleston to black comedy and jazz

(NEW) State of North Charleston.  7 p.m., Jan. 26, City Council Chambers, North Charleston City Hall.  Mayor Keith Summey will present the 2017 State of the City Address.  If you can’t attend, it will be streamed live here on the Web and here on Facebook. Black Comedy: Jan. 26-Feb 11, South of Broadway Theatre, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston.  This […]

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