Join us in the Swamp Fox Restaurant on Saturday nights from 5:00pm until 10:00pm for Prime Rib Night featuring a Jazz Pianist. See full menu.
CHARLESTON AREA EVENTS
Friday, August 29 through Saturday, September 5
Evenings in the Market –
Thursday, Friday, and Saturdays
From 6:30-10:30 pm every Thursday, Friday and Saturday through December. Historic Charleston City Market 188 Meeting Street.
Doo Wops and Beauty Shops
at 34 West Theatre Company
Doo Wops and Beauty Shops is a mix between Happy Days and Saturday Night Live. Performance at 7 pm; 200 Meeting Street. 843-901-9343 or 34west.org.
Shrimp and Grits Cook-Off
Looking for something to do in Charleston Labor Day Weekend? Come to Shrimp and Grits Charleston, the #1 shrimp and grits cook-off where you can eat, drink, and be a judge! This is a grassroots, local event highlighting the BEST of Downtown Charleston. This event is dedicated to showcasing elite local chefs’ takes on a Lowcountry classic: Shrimp and Grits. Fifteen chefs will compete to support a good cause (a portion of the proceeds will benefit the Charleston Animal Society) and bragging rights, while locals can enjoy food, drinks, and music, and tourists can catch a glimpse of what Charleston is REALLY all about! Tickets are $35Charleston Visitor’s Center Bus Shed 375 Meeting Street
Aug 29-Sept 21:
Charleston Stage presents
“You Can’t Take It With You”
One of America’s greatest stage comedies. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize in 1938 and still delighting audiences ever since. Tickets: charlestonstage.com or 843-577-7183. Dock Street Theatre. Thurs-Sat @ 7:30 pm, Sundays @ 3 pm.
The Sound of Charleston –
From Gospel to Gershwin
Experience the musical sounds that help define Charleston’s history from haunting spirituals, camp songs, jazz, to light classics and Gershwin. Congregational Church, 150 Meeting Street, doors open 6:30 pm, performance at 7 pm. Tickets can be purchased 843-270-4903 and at the door. Adults/$28, Senior/$25.
Aug 29-Sept 14:
Village Rep on Woolfe presents
“Indomitable matriarch Rita Lyons is at a major crossroads, husband is dying, son is in a dubious relationship, daughter is barely holding it together. Tempers flare, words are exchanged, and secrets are revealed and Ms. Rita just can’t figure out how to redesign her living room.” Adult language and subject matter. 34 Woolfe Street. www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com for tickets.
Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre
at 164 Church Street
Choose from Inspector NoClue’s Murder Mystery, Sherlock Holmes, or Heist, Heist Baby, and a few others. Plays run Tues-Sun. $24/adults, $22/students & military, $15/children (under 12).Tickets 843.937.6453. Call for schedule or stop by the Concierge Desk. www.charlestonmysteries.com
Murder Mystery Cruise
on the Carolina Queen
City Marina – Wednesdays
Profession actors create the drama and the fun! Full bar including drink specials. Suspense, intrigue, plus laughs! Cruise from 8-9:30 pm (broad 7:30 pm) $29.95/adults. Book only at CharlestonHarborTours.com or 843-722-1112.
Sail Charleston Harbor
on the Schooner Pride
Daily afternoon dolphin sails, sunset harbor cruises, moonlight sails, and wine tasting cruises. Departs from Aquarium Wharf. 843-722-1112.
Charleston Powerboat Rentals
from Charleston City Marina
Hourly, ½ day, and full day rates. Yachts 18’- 45’ available. 843-277-4236 CharlestonPowerboatRental.com
Need To Get To The Beach? –
Several options available. “Life’s a Beach” will provide chairs, towels, cooler & shuttle service for $80 per couple. 843-471-9446 – www.charlestonbeachtrips.com Charleston Beach Bus departs from downtown at 10:30 am to Folly Beach and returns at 3Pm. $10 pp. www.charlestonbeachbus.com; 843-810-0107. Hop On, Hop Off Lowcountry Loop Trolley provides service to Sullivan’s Island and Isle of Palms Beaches from the Visitors Center Thursday, Friday, and Saturday for $5 per person all day. Check www.lowcountrylooptrolley.com or 843-654-5199. Mitch Transportation Services will take you to any of our local beaches, on demand.
Spa Adagio at
the Francis Marion Hotel
Specializing in massage, skin and nail care and more. Adagio blends 16 years of experience and expertise to make your experience special. Open 10-7 Monday thru Saturday, but other times by appointment. Call 843-577-ahhh to schedule an appointment. Visit our website for services and special offers, www.spaadagio.com
Aug 26, 27, 28:
Charleston RiverDogs -
Baseball & Fun every day! See Concierge for brochure and times for the games. Fireworks on Friday
August 23 & 30:
Farmers Market at Marion Square
Don’t mess the crafts, food items, local produce, and live entertainment at the Farmers Market from 8 am to 2 pm in Marion Square.
Walking Tours, Motorized Bus
Tours of the City and/or a Plantation
Available throughout the day. Please see Lobby Concierge for pickup times and reservation.
Fort Sumter Tours –
departing daily from Liberty Square at 9:30 am, 12 noon and 2:30 pm. Plan to be at the location 30 minutes prior to tour departure.
MOJA Arts Festival
September 26 to October 6, 2014
Just as the heat begins to wane, the second of Charleston’s arts festivals, MOJA, descends upon the city. MOJA, which means “one” in Swahili, is an African and Caribbean arts festival that takes place the last weekend in September through the first full week in October. It showcases performances in dance, theater, literary and visual arts, and music. www.mojafestival.com
Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens
Dates To Be Decided
Instead of riding past the historic homes in Charleston’s South of Broad neighborhood on the carriage tours, take a stroll down the streets of the historic district in September and October, during the Fall Tours of Homes & Gardens presented by the Preservation Society of Charleston. For 5 weeks each year, tourist have an opportunity to glimpse inside some of Charleston’s oldest, most exquisite addresses and lush hidden gardens that highlight American architecture from the early 1700s through today www.thefalltours.org/