Summerville, SC Chamber

Calendar OF Events

NOVEMBER

Every Saturday in November
Plantation Days at Middleton Place
4300 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
Craftworkers demonstrate the skills practiced by slaves as they prepared the antebellum plantation for harvest time. Each Saturday from 10am-4pm a different aspect of 18th and 19th century plantation life will be explored: Regular Admission (843) 556-6020, (800)
782-3608, www.middletonplace.org

November 3
Henry Timrod Library Annual Book Fair
217 Central Avenue, Summerville. White Elephant Table opens 9 a.m. Book sale starts 9:30 a.m. Popular frozen casseroles and baked goods will also be offered. Okra soup and sandwich luncheon served from 11:30 a.m. (843) 871-4600. www.timrodlibrary.org

November 11
Chocolate Festival
Oakbrook Plaza Shopping Center 11-4 p.m. Sample your favorite confection at various booths. Live entertainment, cookie decorating for the kids, judging for best chocolate dessert.
(843) 821-0101 or 821-4114.

November 23
The Woodlands Thanksgiving Holiday Menu
Gather with family to enjoy a delicious three-course menu. Seating is available beginning at 12:30 p.m. For reservations call Woodlands Resort & Inn (843) 875-2600.

November 28
Tree Lighting at Town Square
Experience the warmth of Summerville's holiday spirit, featuring holiday music by Summerville High School Chorus and Band. Watch as the mayor switches on 12,000 twinkling lights to welcome in the holiday season. (843) 821-7260.

DECEMBER

November 30, December 1-2
The Living Christmas Story
Place: Bethany United Methodist Church (843) 873-1230

December 2 - 31
Plantation Christmas, Middleton Place
4300 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
Festive holiday decorations, carriage rides and Christmas tours of the House Museum make December the perfect time to visit Middleton Place. Regular admission. (843) 556-6020, (800) 782-3608 www.middletonplace.org

December 7, 14, & 21
Holly Days
Enjoy shopping Thursdays till 7pm in the Historic District along with free hot cider and cookies and strolling carolers. Sponsored by D.R.E.A.M. (843) 821-7260.

December 10 & 17
Woodlands Resort & Inn Christmas Lunch & Tours
Dickens-style entertainment and other special Victorian events. Woodlands is decorated for the season and tours will begin after lunch. (843) 875-2600.

December 16
Plantation Yuletide at Middleton Place
4300 Ashley River Road
Charleston, SC 29414
From 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., families can enjoy storytelling around a warm fire, Christmas caroling, ornament and wreathmaking, candle dipping, a live nativity scene featuring many of the Plantation's animals and craftspeople working in their shops by candlelight. Hot cider and seasonal refreshments are also included. Reservations are required. (843) 556-6020 (800) 782-3608, www.middletonplace.org

December 2, 9 & 16
Saturdays with Santa
From 12-4 p.m., find Santa in Town Square's Elf Central and entertainment at various downtown locations. Bring your own camera or have Polaroid's taken by the Elves. Sponsored by D.R.E.A.M. (843) 821-7260.

December 3
Annual Summerville Christmas Parade
Begins at 6 p.m. in downtown Summerville. Sponsored by the Jaycees. (843) 810-3983.

December 25
Woodlands Resort & Inn Christmas Holiday Dinner
Celebrate this special day with your loved ones as you gather around the table for a traditional Christmas Dinner. Selections from the three-course menu will embrace the Chef's favorite holiday recipes. Treat yourself to the offerings of the dessert buffet filled with house-made delicacies prepared by Woodlands' own Pastry chef. Seating begins at 12:00 PM. (843) 875-2600

December 31
Woodlands Resort & Inn New Year's Eve Gala
Ring in the New Year with Woodlands at their annual evening Gala. Guests can feast upon a seven-course dinner, enjoy live entertainment and dance until the stroke of Midnight. Dinner will be served at 8:00 PM. For Reservations call, (843) 875-2600.

FEBRUARY — 2007

February 2, 3, 8, 9, 11, 15, 16, 17, 2007 at 8 PM February 10, 2007 at 2 PM
Flowertown Players Presents“Of Mice and Men”
James. F. Dean Community Theater
(843) 845-9251 or
www.flowertownplayers.org

MARCH

March 30-April 1
Annual Flowertown Festival
Come experience South Carolinas largest Arts and Crafts Festival! Named one of the Top Events in the Southeast. Sponsored by Summerville Family YMCA. (843) 871-9622 www.flowertownfestival.com

March 18
Flowertown Festival Run and Walk
10k/5k/1-mile Fun Run. Registration forms available at the Summerville YMCA Wellness Center, 208 W. Doty Avenue, or online at www.flowertownfestival.com. (843) 871-9622

APRIL

April 13-15
Grits Festival
St. George, SC- Parade, arts & crafts, street dancing, music and the hilarious “Quaker Rolling in the Grits” contest. Great gifts and meals by the American Legion. Annual event. For info, call (843) 563-2150.

MAY

May 4, 5, 10, 11, 13, 17, 18, 19, 2007 at 8 PM , May 12, 2007 at 2 PM
Flowertown Players Presents “Over the River and Through the Woods”
James. F. Dean Community Theater
(843) 845-9251 or
www.flowertownfestival.com

May 19-20
9th Annual Sculpture in the South Exhibit & Sale
Sat 10am-6pm; Sun 10am-5pm.
Renowned sculptors from across the country present Western, figurative, abstract, and wildlife sculpture (from monumental to miniature). Discover sculpture suitable for sitting room or city park. Sculptor demonstrations; children’s Arts Encounters. On-site ticket sales: adults $5, students of any age free. (843) 851-7800 www.sculptureinthesouth.com

May 27 - June 10
Spoleto Festival
The 31-year-old multi-arts festival is noted for opera, theater, dance and various fine-arts spectacles. For more information on this event call 1-843-722-2764. www.spoletousa.org

JUNE

June 10
Spoleto Finale
Bring a blanket and picnic supper to enjoy under the live oaks on the Middleton Place Greensward. Then conclude the 30th festival with a concert by the Spoleto Festival Orchestra performed under the stars and a dazzling display of fireworks over the Ashley River. Tickets are available through the Spoleto Festival Box Office or at the ticket gate the evening of the event. 1-843-722-2764. www.spoletousa.org

JULY

July 4
Red, White, and Blue on the Green
Old fashioned annual celebration! Held in Summerville's Town Square 5-8pm. Music, food, fun and a great non-motorized parade everyone can participate in. Sponsored by D.R.E.A.M. (843) 821-7260.

Fireworks
Community gathering at dusk.
(Location to be determined)
Sponsored by Summerville Jaycees. (843) 810-3983.

 


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