Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Webinar: Search for Slave Houses – A Virtual Walking Tour ◊ March 11
    Join Cameron Moon for a virtual walking tour on Thursday, March 11 at 5:00 pm in search for slave houses at Drayton Hall. This tour will chronicle the methods and resources used to research where on the property slave houses may have been and what they would have looked like. Note: This is a virtual event held via Zoom, not an in-person event. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Candlelight Tour of Drayton Hall ◊ March 13
    Experience Drayton Hall at night with this incredibly special candlelight tour experience. This is a remarkable way to understand the house and lives which touched it – and historic Charleston – from the perspective of a non-modernized colonial home.
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  • Webinar: DESIGNTalk with Mitch Owens – Fascination with an Historic Room ◊ March 18
    A galaxy of stars of the interior design field will join moderator Mitch Owens (Decorative Arts Editor, Architectural Digest) for a virtual presentation on 2021’s topic: Fascination with an Historic Room. This event benefits Drayton Hall Preservation Trust and contributes to the continuing preservation and research of Drayton Hall.
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  • Virtual Book Club – Charleston – An Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community ◊ March 23
    Join authors Martha Zierden and Elizabeth Reitz virtually at 5:30 pm on Tuesday, March 23 as they discuss their book Charleston: An Archaeology of Life in a Coastal Community.
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  • Webinar: Chinese Export Porcelains in the Drayton Hall Collection ◊ March 25
    Join Drayton Hall’s Archaeology Team virtually for a Zoom webinar on Thursday, March 25 at 5:00 pm. This event is focused on the Chinese Export Porcelains found during excavation at Drayton Hall. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Webinar: Nighttime on the Plantation ◊ April 1
    In his diaries, Charles Drayton recorded nighttime activity at Drayton Hall and on other plantations. Curator Amber Satterthwaite shares how life and work continued long after the sun went down virtually by a Zoom webinar on Tuesday, April 1 at 5:00 pm. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Prosecco on the Portico of Drayton Hall ◊ April 8
    Enjoy a glass of prosecco on the iconic portico of Drayton Hall. Grounds admission and Audio Tour are included in the ticket price. Prosecco will be served from 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm. All COVID-19 safety precautions are in place.
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  • Camellia Walk ◊ March 9, 11 & 13
    Each winter, the beauty of camellias enhances the Gardens with thousands of blossoms. Special 11:00 am walking tours given by expert guides focus on the historic camellias.Tours last approximately 75 minutes. Due to Covid -19 safety guidelines, each tour is limited to 10 people, and masks are required on the tour.
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  • Garden Strolls & Wine Tastings ◊ March 24 & 31; April 7, 14, 21, & 28
    Sip and stroll in America’s oldest landscaped gardens while sampling old and new world wines. Each Wednesday evening from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, a different garden location will be paired with a selection of wines for you to sample. Enjoy spectacular views and light snacks. Safety guidelines will be in place.
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