Charleston Gaillard Center: Vienna Boys Choir – December 21

The Vienna Boys Choir, renowned as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world for over five centuries, will perform at the Charleston Gaillard Center on December 21 at 7:00 pm. This world-class ensemble was formally established at Vienna’s Imperial Chapel in 1498 by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

Click here for ticket information.

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Charleston Jazz Festival – January 24-27

5th Annual
Charleston Jazz Festival
January 24 – 27, 2019

The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival will jazz up January with performances by a wide variety of talented jazz artists. From legends of jazz to emerging artists, to Charleston’s most celebrated home-grown talent, artists of the Charleston Jazz Festival perform a wide range of styles including Swing, Salsa, Blues, Brazilian, the American Songbook and more.  Click here for the full line up of performances and locations.

This year’s Festival will happen at a variety of venues throughout Charleston including the Charleston Gaillard Center and Sottile Theatre. Nearly 3,000 attendees will join together to celebrate America’s quintessential art form at the 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival.

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Xfinity X1 Education Clinic – December 19

xfinity-logoWant to learn about Xfinity’s newest Entertainment Operating System, X1? Join Andy Gretton, Seabrook’s own Xfinity rep to discover all you need to know about this interactive platform.

Who should attend: Seabrookers who are interested in learning about Xfinity’s newest Entertainment Operating System, X1. It is an interactive platform that combines universal search results from live TV, On Demand programming, and DVR recordings, in addition to personalized recommendations, apps, and even Netflix.

Topics covered: There will be a live demo of X1 as well as how to use the channel guide, apps, and cloud-based DVR system, as well as troubleshooting, helpful hints, resetting your equipment, looking for network outages, and scheduling tech appointments.

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Location: The Lake House
Fee: No cost
Presented By: Andy Gretton
Registration: Space is limited. Please RSVP to jmogus@sipoa.org to secure your spot.

Social to follow in the Lake House lobby.

-Submitted by the Lake House

Posted in Lake House, Tech

College of Charleston Basketball

The College of Charleston Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams have started their 2018-2019 season. Both teams are in Division I of the NCAA and compete in the Colonial Athletic Association. They play home games at TD Arena, 301 Meeting Street (near Marion Square.)

Currently, the standings of the men’s team is 8-2 and the women’s team is 2-5.

To see the men’s schedule and purchase tickets for upcoming home games, click here.

For the women’s schedule and to purchase tickets for upcoming home games, click here.

To learn more about College of Charleston sports, go to www.cofcsports.com

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Lake House Hot Water

The hot water heater that serves the Lake House locker rooms is being repaired today (Wednesday). We anticipate that there will be no hot water supply today. We’ll provide a status update later this afternoon.

Submitted by SIPOA Administration

Posted in Lake House, SIPOA

Christmas Carolers Bring Holiday Cheer to Seabrookers

On the evening of December 10, 2018, Christmas Carolers visited the homes of several Seabrook Island residents serenading them with Christmas carols, good cheer, and best wishes for the holiday season.

This event is organized annually by Mary Ann Lloyd, who gathers singers from Seabrook Island and local choirs. She also identifies our Seabrook neighbors who would like to have a visit from the carolers. As always, it’s a great way to experience the good will of the holiday season. Many thanks to Mary Ann and all the singers for this wonderful tradition.

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Posted in Events, Spotlight on Seabrookers

Freshfields Village: Cars and Coffee December 15

Cars & Coffee will be held around the Freshfields Village Green on December 15, 9:00 am to 11:00 am. Arrive in your favorite ride or come by to browse unique, antique and other cool cars at our monthly Cars & Coffee!

This event is held the 3rd Saturday of every month.

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COVAR Corner in the Seabrooker

To read Debra Lehman’s “COVAR Corner” column in the December 2018 issue of The Seabrooker, click here. This open letter from the president of the Council of Villa Associations and Regimes (COVAR) is of interest to all Seabrook Island property owners, guests, and visitors.

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Please remember that you can always access the current edition of The Seabrooker online through the Town of Seabrook Island’s website. Just go here and click on The Seabrooker link.

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Opposing Off-Shore Oil and Gas Exploration

As reported in the Post and Courier, the Town of Seabrook Island has joined 15 other SC municipalities and nine environmental organizations to challenge the issuance of federal leases for offshore oil and gas exploration.

In case you missed it, click here to read the entire article.

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Posted in In the News, Town of SBI

Pilates at the Lake House

Did you know that Kelly Bowling and her Pilates class have returned to the fitness class schedule at the Lake House? This class is now scheduled on Monday and Wednesday afternoons at 2:00 pm, however, there will be no class on December 24 and 26.

Pilates Dec 2018

Do you want to tone your abdominals and strengthen your core in the New Year? Pilates could be for you! This is a full-body workout that improves flexibility, builds core strength and develops control and endurance. It puts emphasis on alignment, breathing, developing a strong core, and improving coordination and balance. The core, consisting of the muscles of the abdomen, low back, and hips, is often called the “powerhouse” and is thought to be the key to a person’s stability.

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Posted in Health and Wellness, Lake House

Come Meet Santa on December 15

Saturday, December 15, 2018
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Atlantic Room at the Island House

Santa Claus 2 Dec 2018

The Seabrook Island Club invites everyone to come meet Santa and enjoy a hot/milk chocolate bar and cookies. This is a free all-island drop-in event.

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Candlelight Tour of the Nathaniel Russell House

Step back in time and witness the romantic light at the day’s end with the flicker of flame in the Nathaniel Russell House, a stately early 19th-century townhouse. Appreciate the challenges of life before modern lighting while experiencing the beautifully lit house adorned with illuminating holiday decor. You may also enjoy a glass of wine after the tour.

Candle Tour Dec 2018Candlelight tours of the Nathaniel Russell House are offered at 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm and 7:00 pm on Fridays and Saturdays through December 22, 2018. Capacity is limited and tickets are $25. Click here for more information.

The 45-minute candlelight visits use LED candles for the safety of our guests, the house museum and its collection.

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