It’s that time of year again! The world-famous annual Cooper River Bridge Run is this weekend! Thousands upon thousands of visitors from all over the world will descend upon the Holy City to partake in this important annual event. The Cooper River Bridge Run provides a world-class 10-K foot race. The race promotes continuous physical activity and a healthy lifestyle through education and opportunity. The Cooper River Bridge Run is the best organized and the best conducted 10-K race in the world. It includes world-class competition in a unique setting with unparalleled participant satisfaction. It broadens community cooperation and participation in healthy events throughout the year. The Cooper River Bridge Run serves as a model of health motivation for other communities throughout the world.
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What do you get when you mix sun, sand and sea with music, art and food? F-U-N!!! Come out this weekend to the annual Folly Beach Sea and Sand Festival to hear great music, taste yummy treats and see art by local vendors. Go to http://www.wix.com/undertheoaks/seasand for all the details.
March 23-25, 2012
Inspired by the rich historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Charleston, the 9th Annual Charleston International Antiques Show is a premier destination for collectors and enthusiasts who enjoy seeing and learning about incorporating antiques into modern-day decor. This year’s Antiques Show, held in Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St., highlights the show’s theme: “Classic Design, Timeless Style.”
Spring in Charleston is the ideal season to see a showcase of English, European, and American period furnishings, decorative arts & fine art, architectural elements, garden furniture, vintage jewelry, and silver–all late 17th to 20th centuries.
Get tickets at http://www.historiccharleston.org/news_events/cias_events.html
To celebrate Mount Pleasant’s diverse artistic community, residents come to the annual ArtFest at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre to enjoy art in many forms. ArtFest attendees can expect spectacular live entertainment by local dance studios and performing artists, a juried art exhibit featuring members of the Mount Pleasant Artists Guild, roving entertainers, games, crafts, and lots of fun for kids of all ages!
Free admission! Free parking! Free activities!
Saturday, March 10, 2012
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre
11:00 am – 3:00 pm
Charleston’s annual foodie convention kicks off today and will host exciting events through March 4th. Check out http://charlestonwineandfood.com/ for all the details….
Let the spirit of the season embrace you as James Island County Park comes alive with illumination at Charleston’s most beloved nighttime event – the Holiday Festival of Lights! Beginning November 11, 2011 and continuing through January 1, 2012, the festival is a great place to gather family and friends to capture the magic of the holiday season. The journey begins with a three-mile drive through hundreds of breathtaking light displays featuring millions of twinkling bulbs. But the Holiday Festival of Lights is much more than just a driving tour! Park the car and experience exciting attractions custom-designed for holiday cheer at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. There are many celebrated attractions to see and do, including:
Roast marshmallows… hold a loved one’s hand for a stroll down luminescent Enchanted Walking Trails … journey through more than 600 light displays… take a tour on the festival train or a whirl on the old fashioned carousel… sip rich hot chocolate… discover unique treasures at the festival gift shops.
Come see the Southeast’s most beloved holiday festival. Let the spirit of the season embrace you as James Island County Park comes alive with illumination! The journey begins with a three-mile drive through hundreds of breathtaking light displays featuring millions of twinkling bulbs. Stop to stretch your legs, your spirit, and your appetite at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Discover the magic of the Holiday Festival of Lights.
The Festival Express!
The train depot should be your first stop at Santa’s Village. Hop aboard the festival Railroad and travel through the Enchanted Forest for an intimate view of the lights! Each train ride has limited capacity, and scheduled rides sell out quickly. We suggest purchasing your tickets as soon as you get to Santa’s Village.
Fufill those holiday wish lists with treasures from Santa’s Attic and The Incredible Gift Shoppe! The shops offer handcrafted holiday gifts including our official 24-carat gold collector series ornaments. Shop for stocking stuffers, holiday decorations, personalized ornaments, and more!
Santa’s Sweet Shoppe
Spoil your sweet tooth at Santa’s Sweet Shoppe where the aroma of specialty coffees, candy, and fresh baked temptations of fudge and Christmas cookies fill the air.
Holiday Sand Sculpture
Meticulously crafted from over 50-tons of sand, the holiday sand sculpture presents a different holiday scene each year.
Charleston’s Holiday Market is the Lowcountry’s Complete Holiday Experience!
All the gifts and glitter, music and magic, food and fun of the season come together at this exciting event!
Aisle after Aisle of Specialty Shops – Boutiques – Art Crafts – Gourmet Foods Seasonal Specialties Toy – Jewelry and more…
Don’t forget to bring your camera to take pictures of the little ones with Santa. Santa is there to hear every child’s Christmas Wish List whispered in his ear.
There is something for everyone on your holiday shopping list, for your home and for yourself!
- Nov 11 – 13, 2011
- Charleston Area Convention Center
- FREE PARKING!
Admission good all 3 days with your free return pass.
Group tickets available in quantities of 15 or more.
Long ago, agricultural families in the Colonial Southeast and across America gathered every fall to give thanks and celebrate a bountiful Harvest season with a day of feasting, games, music and fun. To keep this spirited tradition alive, the Charleston County Park & Recreation Commission will host the 10th Annual Harvest Fest Saturday, November 5, 2011 at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park.
Come on down and enjoy some foot-stompin’ live bluegrass music from five local bluegrass bands. There is plenty to keep the kiddies occupied including hay rides, a stick pony corral, pumpkin decorating, penny diving, lasso demonstrations, crafts and more.
Own a horse and looking for some adventure? As part of the festival, Mullet Hall Equestrian Center offers the Harvest Festival Weekend Trail Ride for horse owners November 4 – 6. Bring your horse, camping gear, and supplies for two nights of camping and trail riding on 20 miles of beautiful, wooded trails at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center. Pre-registration for Trail Ride/Camping is required.
You can always tell when the air gets just a little bit chilly, fall is close and the Coastal Carolina Fair Charleston event is even closer. Everybody enjoys eating cotton candy, thrill rides, live entertainment, and all the friendly competitions one will see at the fair. Join thousands in the festivities October 27 – November 5, 2011 at the Ladson Fairgrounds Coastal Carolina Fair. Bring your sweater or sweatshirt because it often gets a chilly in Ladson, this time of the year!
This long-lasting Charleston event, which has been held in the low country since 1957, promotes family fun, gives back to the community, and helps corporate supporters showcase their info and products to over 200,000 people who attend.
The “Lakefront Stage” will be the spot to head each afternoon into the night for the hottest in live music and fireworks. There will be plenty of internationally known artists who have come to perform at this years Coastal Carolina Fair just for you! Get ready to boogie!
Also visit the sea lion splash, the petting zoo, a honey bee exhibit, all types of photography, a needle works exhibit, a ceramics exhibit and plenty of rides for the whole family.
Visit http://www.coastalcarolinafair.org/ for all the details….