Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Prosecco on the Portico of Drayton Hall September 4
    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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  • Webinar: Codes and Combat – Historic Dueling September 9
    Join an exciting webinar on Thursday, September 9, at 5:00 pm as Shane Mason, Historic Interpreter, discusses the history of codified conduct and why dueling became part of America’s story. You can register to watch the event live or receive the recording the following day. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Historic Landscape & Lenhardt Garden Walk September 18
    Manager of Horticultural Landscapes and Modern Facilities at Drayton Hall Eric Becker will host an outdoor, in-person walking landscape tour of Drayton Hall on Saturday, September 18, at 10:00 am. A remarkable journey through the history of Drayton Hall from a different perspective, this walk will change the way you see and understand the land around Drayton Hall.
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  • Virtual Book Club – The Grim Years with author John Navin September 23
    Join author John Navin at 5:30 pm on Thursday, September 23, as he discusses his book, The Grim Years: Settling South Carolina, 1670-1720. This is a Donate What You Can Event presented virtually via Zoom.
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  • Our Camp Very Thin: The Southern Continental Army at Middleton Place September 4
    South Carolina was at the center of activity in the South during the American Revolution. From July to December of 1782 the Southern Continental Army camped at Ashley Hill and Middleton Place. Come learn about the uniforms they wore, the food they ate, the muskets they fired, and the hardships they faced in defense of their country.
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  • Fall Garden Strolls + Wine Tasting September 15, 22, 29
    Sip and stroll in a different garden location Wednesday evenings from 5:30 – 7:30 pm while sampling old and new world wines.
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  • Meet the Stableyards Animals September 18
    Spend the afternoon outdoors with some of Middleton Place’s four-footed friends. Learn how to measure the height of a horse; tell the difference between a pullet and a hen; feel the lanolin from a sheep’s fleece; and much more. Come join the fun and learn more about the Middleton Place livestock. Included in General Admission.
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  • Wine on the Piazza – Edmondston Alston House September 23
    Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Edmondston-Alston House followed by a glass of wine on the second story piazza overlooking Charleston Harbor. Entry times are staggered to allow for social distancing.
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  • Rice & Slavery: The Connection That Made the Low Country September 25
    The knowledge and expertise of enslaved Africans and African-Americans made rice both an economic and cultural staple in the Low Country. Interpreters will be on hand to discuss the planting, cultivating, harvesting, and processing of Carolina Gold Rice, as well as its impact on the 18th and 19th Century in South Carolina.
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