Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Lowcountry Strawberry Festival ◊ April 8 – 16
    This popular spring festival provides acres and acres of family fun on the farm and has been expanded to be presented on two big weekends in 2022.
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  • Webinar: Drayton Hall in Mexico March 10
    Join Drayton Hall’s Curator of Historic Architectural Resources Trish Smith and a very special guest on Thursday, March 10, 2022, at 5:00 pm EST to discuss an important architectural and decorative arts project underway in San Miguel Allende, Mexico. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • 2022 Candlelight Tours of Drayton Hall March 12
    Experience Drayton Hall at night with an 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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  • Walking Tour: Outside Drayton Hall’s Main House March 19
    Join Drayton Hall Curator Amber Satterthwaite at 10:00 am on Saturday, March 19, 2022, for our guided outdoor walk, Outside Drayton Hall’s Main House.
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  • Virtual Book Club: The Charleston “Freedman’s Cottage” with author Lissa Felzer March 24
    Our virtual book club event for March 2022 is a visit with Lissa Felzer who will discuss her book, The Charleston “Freedman’s Cottage.” This event will be held on March 24, 2022, at 5:30 pm EST. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Charleston Spring Antiques Show Preview Party ◊ March 31
    Celebrate the opening night of the Charleston Spring Antiques Show at the exclusive Preview Party on Thursday, March 31, 2022, at The Gaillard Center in downtown Charleston, SC. Enjoy an extraordinary evening benefiting Drayton Hall Preservation Trust with a glittering cocktail party and a special collections exhibition by Drayton Hall of never-before exhibited Drayton Hall Collection objects.
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  • Webinar: Classicism that Defies Expectations: Eclecticism, Porosity, and Rule-Breaking April 14
    Join Drayton Hall and Soane Foundation for a wonderful webinar on Thursday, April 14 at 5:00 pm: Classicism that Defies Expectations: Eclecticism, Porosity, and Rule-Breaking. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • 2022 Prosecco on the Portico Events April 16 & May 7
    Enjoy a glass of prosecco from 3:00 – 4:30 pm on the iconic portico of Drayton Hall. Grounds admission and Audio Tour are included in the ticket price.
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  • Virtual Book Club: A Shared Preservation Legacy? New York and Charleston April 28
    Join Anthony C. Wood, author of Preserving New York: Winning the Right to Protect a City’s Landmarks, in conversation with Charleston preservationists Kristopher King and Carter L. Hudgins, as they explore the origins and evolution of preservation in two of America’s greatest cities, New York and Charleston. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
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  • Camellia Walks ◊ March 12 & 19
    Magnolia’s Head of Horticulture, Kate White, will guide your group through a tour around the gardens, exploring over 20,000 Camellia plants!
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  • Bloom Wine Strolls ◊ March 13, 20, & 27
    Stroll the beautiful gardens with a glass in hand experiencing bloom at this exclusive, after-hours event. This event includes a self-guided tour of the historic gardens as well as a complimentary wine glass. Throughout your stroll, discover three stations within the gardens as you make your way to the Veranda to enjoy entertainment and refreshments!
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  • Garden Strolls and Wine Tasting March & April
    Sip and stroll in a different location each week in America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens while sampling old and new world wines.
    For additional information click on the desired date: March 16, March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, April 20, April 27
  • Wine on the Piazza | Edmondston-Alston House March 17 & April 21
    Looking for a breathtaking view and a glass of wine? The Edmondston-Alston House is the perfect piazza for a springtime evening. Enjoy a self-guided tour of the Edmondston-Alston House followed by a glass of wine on the second-story piazza overlooking Charleston Harbor.
    For additional information click on the desired date: March 17, April 21
  • Lest We Forget. . . A Story of the African American Experience March 19
    This engaging and thought-provoking program tells the story of one woman’s life and enslavement in the Lowcountry of South Carolina. Using time-honored traditions of storytelling and music, Rose Atterberry weaves an emotional story that invokes memories of the past, while speaking to our modern-day conscience. Included in general admission and free for members.
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