July at Historic Charleston Foundation

Mavericks, Mothers and Mavens: The History-Making Women of Charleston 
Friday, July 9    11:30 am
Throughout its 350-year history, courageous and innovative women have helped shape the history of Charleston. Join HCF’s Valerie Perry, who will paint a passionate and rollicking picture of these women who helped make Charleston’s history. Light lunch included. Click here for more information and tickets. Advance purchase is required.

Wine by the Water 
Tuesday, July 13    5:30 pm
Join us by the beautiful Charleston Harbor for a wine tasting featuring four varietals, curated and presented by the expert sommeliers from Savi Cucina and Wine Bar. Savi has been taking Charleston by storm with their innovative programming and reputation as a world class wine bar. Click here for more information and tickets.

Favorite Parterre Gardens of Charleston 
Friday, July 16   11:30am 
Join acclaimed local landscape architect Glen Gardner for a look at some of Charleston’s loveliest parterre gardens from both past and present. These decorative patters, often divided by pathways, are traditionally planted with boxwoods as border plants and feature intricate combinations of herbs, roses, flowers or in some cases, vegetables. Light lunch included. Click here for more information and tickets.

Vertical Gardening
Friday, July 23   11:30am
Learn creative ways to expand your garden vertically, whether your space is indoors or outdoors, commercial or residential. Join Tony Bertauski, Horticulture Program Director at Trident Technical College, published author and gardening columnist for The Post and Courier, to explore methods that turn blank walls and empty fences into living green attractions. Light lunch included. Click here for more information and tickets.

Indigo Girl: The Colorful Life of Eliza Lucas Pinckney
Friday, July 30    11:30am 
Internationally award-winning author Natasha Boyd will share the astounding accomplishments of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, who as a teenaged girl developed one of South Carolina’s most lucrative cash crops. Boyd’s novel, The Indigo Girl, is based on historical documents, including Eliza’s letters. Light lunch included. Click here for more information and tickets.

-Submitted by The Historic Charleston Foundation

(Image credit: historiccharleston.org)