Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Boone Hall Fright Nights ◊ September 24 – October 30
    Prepared to be scared! Celebrate Halloween with a creepy night of fright! Come experience The Lodge at Willow Ridge, Freaks World of Oddities, and the Sinister Cinema Haunted Hayride – Extended Directors Cut.
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  • Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch September 30 – October 30
    This year will mark the 26th year for this event which has become one of the largest fall festivals in the state of South Carolina. Come explore the Giant eight-acre corn maze. Enjoy the family-friendly Halloween Tractor Tour, the All American Petting Zoo and so much more. Of course, there will be a variety of pumpkins of all shapes, sizes, and colors available for purchase along with all those delicious festival foods we all love.
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  • Uncorked December 2
    Boone Hall Plantation and the Charleston Radio Group are excited to present Uncorked – an exclusive black tie optional Christmas holiday event presented at the popular Cotton Dock venue at Boone Hall Plantation on Friday, December 2, 2022, from 7:00 pm -11:00 pm.
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  • Wine Under the Oaks December 4
    This event has become one of the highlights of the December social calendar in the Lowcountry and a signature special event for Boone Hall Plantation. Sunday, December 4, 2022, from 1:00 – 5:00 pm.
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  • What Happened to John Drayton of Drayton Hall? September 10
    In 1779, John Drayton is said to have perished at Strawberry Ferry during the American Revolution. Join a study trip to Berkeley County and a private visit to the c.1725 Strawberry Chapel of Ease. Normally closed to the public, the chapel will be open specifically for Drayton Hall. The group will have an optional picnic lunch on the grounds of Strawberry Chapel following the tour.
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  • Webinar: William Henry Drayton and the Revolutionary WarSeptember 15
    On September 15, 2022, at 5:00 pm join Curator Amber Satterthwaite to discuss William Henry Drayton and the Revolutionary War. This is a Donate What You Can Webinar.
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  • Indigo Workshop September 24
    Join Drayton Hall for an Indigo Dyeing Class with CHI Design Indigo. Guests will learn the process and techniques for dyeing fabric with the historically significant plant inside the Lenhardt Garden in our Education Pavilion. During this workshop, guests will dye their own scarf.
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  • Virtual Book Club – The Indigo GirlSeptember 29
    Join author Natasha Boyd virtually on Thursday, September 29, 2022, at 5:00 pm as she discusses her book The Indigo Girl. This is a “Donate What You Can Event.”
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  • Stephen J. Wood Conservation Lab – A Virtual Tour October 6
    Join Staff Archaeologist, Nicole Houck, on October 6, 2022, at 5:00 pm for a virtual tour of the new Stephen J. Wood Conservation Lab where he will be discussing the recent archaeological excavations taking place at Drayton Hall and upcoming volunteer opportunities in Charleston, SC.
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  • Sip & Stroll on the Drayton Hall Landscape October 8
    You are invited to attend the most extraordinary outdoor Charleston food and wine event.  Guests will be served wine and local brews while walking the grounds and learning about the historic happenings on the landscape.
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  • Games in the Gardens September 11
    The Gardens at Middleton Place were not only created for their aesthetic beauty, but also for entertainment. Come try your skill at such games as quoits, Jackstraws, Skittles, Arches, Noughts and Crosses, Snake Eyes, and Graces (included with general admission).
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  • Andrea Wulf Book Talk at Charleston Library Society September 13
    Join Andrea Wulf author of “Magnificent Rebels” for a book talk and signing reception on Tuesday, September 13, 2022, from 6:00 – 7:00 pm at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King Street.
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  • Wool Felting at The Inn September 14
    Wool felting, also known as wet felting, is mankind’s oldest textile-making process. Learn the process of wool felting with Visual Artist & Instructor, Kim Keelor, by creating a 10×10 sample piece to understand how it works before creating a larger piece that’s about 18″.
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  • Fall Garden Strolls and Wine Tasting September 14, 21, & 28; October 5, 12, 19, & 26
    Spend the evening at Middleton Place exploring America’s Oldest Landscaped Gardens with a glass of wine in hand.
    For additional information click on the desired date: Sept 14, Sept 21, Sept 28, Oct 5, Oct 12, Oct 19, Oct 26
  • Wine on the Piazza | Edmondston-Alston House September 15 & October 20
    Looking for a breathtaking view and a glass of wine? The Edmondston-Alston House is the perfect piazza for an autumn 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: Sept 15, Oct 20
  • The Green Book of SC: Joshua Parks Book Talk September 18
    Join Middleton Place Foundation for “The Green Book of South Carolina: A Guide to African American Cultural Site” book talk and signing reception with Joshua Parks on Sunday, September 18, 2022, from 4:00 – 5:30 pm. This is a free, in-person event open to the public; advance reservation is required.
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  • Art In The Barn October 14
    The Stableyards’ annual fundraising event, Art in the Barn, is back! This fundraiser to support the Heritage Breeds at Middleton Place includes a special evening with BBQ, live music, drinks, a silent auction, and an art sale.
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