Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

Drayton Hall

  • Revolutionary Drayton Hall for Kids – September 14

DraytonHall Kids Sept 2019

Bring the whole family on Saturday, September 7 or September 14 to Drayton Hall to learn about the contributions made by the Draytons and the choices faced by everyone on the plantation during the tumultuous time of the Revolutionary War in Charleston and America. See how soldiers lived and learn of the many ways Drayton Hall was significant to patriots, loyalists, soldiers, and civilians during the Revolutionary War. This event will be held from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm in the McDaniel Education Center at Drayton Hall and is well suited to children under the age of 12.

Click here for additional information and tickets.

  • Tradesman Brewing Pints for Preservation – September 12

DraytonHall Tradesman Brewing Sept 2019

Tradesman Brewing Co. and Drayton Hall invite you and all your friends to come kick it with cool beer folks and enjoy the taproom on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 5:00 to 8:00 pm for an after-work happy hour to benefit Drayton Hall Preservation Trust. Tradesman Brewing Co.’s taproom is located at 1647 King St Ext, Charleston. No cover or RSVP necessary– just come enjoy your beer and help us preserve Drayton Hall at the same time. Join us!

  • Walking Tour of Post-Civil War Ashley River Road side Features of Drayton Hall’s Landscape – September 27

DraytonHall Walking Tour Sept 2019

Curator Cameron Moon will lead a tour of the evolution of the Drayton Hall landscape close to Ashley River Road on Friday, September 27, 2019 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. She will take the group to areas never before interpreted at Drayton Hall to examine how the land was utilized from the colonial period to the 20th century.

Click here for additional information and tickets.

Magnolia Plantation

  • Butterfly Festival  September 14

Magnolia Plantation Butterfly Bash Sept 2019

Magnolia’s first ever Butterfly Festival on Sunday, September 14 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm will delight all as they celebrate butterflies, bumblebees and other pollinators! Listen to guest speakers, participate in a demonstration, take a guided nature walk, and be dazzled by butterfly stilt walkers! Tagged butterflies will be released at the event as well! There will be lots of activities for butterfly enthusiasts of all ages. Guests are encouraged to come dressed in their best butterfly costume!

Click here for additional information.

  • Adoption Event September 15

Magnolia Plantation Adoption Event Sept 2019

The largest adoption event in the Lowcountry returns to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens from 2:00 – 5:00 pm on Sunday, September 15, 2019. Brought to you by Lowcountry Dog Magazine, Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, Tito’s Handmade Vodka and Hollywood Feed.

All adopters receive a free 1 year Family Pass to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.

Live Music by Emily Curtis
Food and Beverages by Dave ‘N’ Dubs Hot dogs
Local Vendors: Cannabonez, Golf Cart Dog, Newport Naturals, Project Quit and Leaf Me Alone Plant Club

Middleton Place

  • Leisurely Pursuits and Grand Entertaining – September 13 & 14

Leisurely Pursuits Middleton Sept 2019

How did people amuse themselves in the 18th Century? Interactive programs and demonstrations offer an incredible range of colonial sports, games, 18th-century country dances, needlework, painting in the gardens and music.

Date: September 13 and September 14
Time: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Activities are included with general admission to Middleton Place.

Click here for additional information.

  • Book Talk: Grace Will Lead Us Home – September 29

Middleton Place Book Talk 2019

Join author Jennifer Berry Hawes in the Middleton Place Pavilion for a discussion on her book Grace Will Lead Us Home: The Charleston Church Massacre and the Hard, Inspiring Journey to Forgiveness.  The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist’s book is a deeply moving work of narrative nonfiction on the tragic shootings at the Mother Emanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina focused on the lives of the victims of the 2015 massacre and their road to forgiveness.

The free talk will be held in the Pavilion on Sunday, September 29 at 5:00 pm and light refreshments will be served. Please sign up if you plan to attend.

Click here for additional information and to register for the event.

Tidelines Editors

(Image Credits: draytonhall.org; ccprc.com, magnoliaplantation.com; middletonplace.org)