Homegrown Holiday Bazaar Dec 3

The ninth annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar will be held Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Johns Island County Park (2662 Mullet Hall Road) from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

The Homegrown Holiday Bazaar is your one-stop shop for all things local and festive! With plenty of local vendors you’re sure to complete your holiday shopping in no time.

There will be lot of fun activities for all ages including seasonal themed games, crafts, bounce house, pony rides, and a visit from Santa Claus.

Admission is free and there is plenty of free parking on site.

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Holiday Festival of Lights November 11 – December 31

Holiday Festival of Lights
November 11 – December 31, 2022

5:30-10:00 pm
James Island County Park

The Holiday Festival of Lights is back for its 33rd year! With over two million lights, this beloved tradition offers fun for the whole family and is sure to boost your holiday spirit. The Holiday Festival of Lights is open every evening, rain or shine, from 5:30-10:00 pm November 11 through December 31.

The festival is more than just driving through the three miles of beautiful light displays. You are invited to park your car and explore Winter Wonderland,  home of the area’s largest holiday sand sculpture formed from over 50 tons of sand. Roam through festival shops for merry gifts, official collector series ornaments, toys, personalized items, decorations and stocking stuffers. Pop into Santa’s Sweet Shoppe for tasty treats. Take a ride on the train for an up-close view of the festival, and see even more light displays on the Enchanted Walking Trail. A complete map of the Holiday of Lights Festival can be found here.

Santa will be in the park at Santa’s Village nightly from November 21 through December 23.

NEW THIS YEAR: To enhance visitor experience and to help manage wait times and traffic, Holiday Festival of Lights organizers have identified regular nights and peak nights. Ticket prices during peak nights will be higher.

Visitors can save by buying tickets in advance online. Regular night pricing will be $15 per vehicle if purchased online, or $20 at the gate. Peak night pricing will be $25 per vehicle if purchased online, or $30 at the gate.

Click here for more information and tickets.

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Christmas At Boone Hall Plantation December 5 – January 1
    The plantation home is beautifully decorated during the Christmas holidays and we are proud to share that USA TODAY 10 BEST has chosen Boone Hall Plantation as one of the top “Historic Homes For The Holidays”.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 2022 Family Bulb Planting Day November 12
    Bring the whole family out to Drayton Hall on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm for a fun and exciting day of interactive learning and bulb planting for spring blooms!
    Click here for additional information.
  • Virtual Book Club – “Lost Charleston” ◊ November 17
    Join Drayton Hall on Thursday, November, 17 at 5:00 pm to discuss “Lost Charleston” by Leigh Handal. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 2022 Candlelight ToursNov 26, Dec 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, 17
    Experience Drayton Hall at night with these incredibly special candlelight experiences. This is a remarkable way to understand the house and the lives which touched it – and historic Charleston – from the perspective of a preserved colonial home.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Wreath Building Workshop ◊ November 27
    Enjoy a 2 hour tutorial on wreath assembly and construction resulting in a finished product to take home and enjoy throughout the holiday season.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Oyster Roast ◊ December 4
    A long time favorite of local families and visitors alike, Drayton Hall throws the best annual oyster roast to celebrate the holiday season in Charleston! Register early, this event sells out early every year!
    Click here for additional information.
  • African American Spirituals with Ann Caldwell and The Magnolia Singers ◊ December 11
    Ann Caldwell and The Magnolia Singers will usher in the Holidays with their ancestral hymns. Enjoy a beverage and light bites at the reception before being seated for the performance. This event sells out every year, get your tickets early!
    Click here for additional information.
  • Home for the Holidays ◊ December 10 & 17
    Enjoy an exclusive tour of Magnolia’s historic Plantation House, learning fascinating facts not shared on our daily tours. Carolers, holiday decor, and signature drinks will help set the scene – and lend some extra cheer to the most wonderful time of the year! Tickets are limited, so purchase them soon!
    For additional information click on the desired date/time: Dec 10/5:30 pm, Dec 10/6:30 pm, Dec 17/5:30, Dec 17/6:30 pm
  • Living History Days November 12 & 13
    This event showcases the many different skills that were practiced by both the enslaved and free people throughout the Low Country’s long rich history.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Thanksgiving Buffet at Middleton PlaceNovember 24
    Make plans to spend Thanksgiving Day at Middleton Place with a traditional buffet meal prepared by the Middleton Place Restaurant in the Pavilion with sweeping views of ancient live oaks.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Holiday MarketNovember 25 & 26
    The Garden Market & Nursery and Museum Shop at Middleton Place kick-off the shopping season with an open-air holiday market. The market will feature some of your favorite local artisans and vendors.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Victorian-Style Christmas Wreath Wet FeltingNovember 30
    Learn the ancient artisan process of wet felting while making a Victorian-style Christmas wreath with local artist Kim Keelor.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Christmas on the Battery: Carols, Candlelight & Gullah Christmas StoriesDecember 1 & 2
    Enjoy a special evening at the historic Edmondston-Alston House. Take a self guided tour of the festively decorated house by candlelight and hear the Charleston Caroling Company. Warm up in the courtyard with a glass of wine or hot cider where local storyteller, Fouché Sheppard, will perform Gullah Christmas stories.
    For additional information click on the desired date: Dec 1, Dec 2
  • Needle Felted Wool Victorian-Style Christmas TreeDecember 8
    Learn the basics of needle felting a hanging art piece with Charleston artist Kim Keelor, and take home a lovely framed and mounted Victorian-style Christmas decoration to keep or to give.
    Click here for additional information.

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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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Sweetgrass Weaving Workshop with Henrietta Snype October 15
    Drayton Hall welcomes Charleston’s beloved Henrietta Snype for a hands-on sweetgrass weaving workshop. Guests will learn the historical significance of this unique craft from the absolute best.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Virtual Book Club – “Liberty is Sweet October 20
    Join Drayton Hall on Thursday, October, 20 at 5:00 pm to discuss “Liberty is Sweet:  The Hidden History of the American Revolution” by Woody Holton. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Drayton Hall Archaeology Site TourOctober 29
    Join Drayton Hall Director of Archaeology Luke Pecoraro on a walking tour of Drayton Hall on October 29, 2022 at 10:00 am. Guests will tour the cellar and east side of the main house to learn more about the current archaeological investigations and planned work to explore the designed 18th & 19th century landscape.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Webinar: “What’s in the attic?” at Drayton HallNovember 3
    Go behind the scenes to a part of the house that most visitors to Drayton Hall never get to see. Curator Trish Smith will host this webinar live from the attic at Drayton Hall. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 2022 Family Bulb Planting DayNovember 12
    Bring the whole family out to Drayton Hall on Saturday, November 12, 2022 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm for a fun and exciting day of interactive learning and bulb planting for spring blooms!
    Click here for additional information.
  • Virtual Book Club – “Lost Charleston” November 17
    Join Drayton Hall on Thursday, November, 17 at 5:00 pm to discuss “Lost Charleston” by Leigh Handal. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Garden Wine Stroll – ItalyOctober 13
    Join us on Thursday, October 13, 2022 from 5:00-8:00 pm for a Garden Wine Stroll featuring wine selections from Italy.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Garden Vinyasa in the Tropical ConservatoryOctober 16
    Join us on Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 9:00-10:00 am in our Tropical Conservatory for a guided Garden Vinyasa class! Class will be followed by mimosas and a private shopping experience with a few great local artisans from 10:00-11:30 am.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Garden Wine Stroll – West CoastOctober 20
    Join us at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens on Thursday, October 20, 2022 from 5:00-8:00 pm for a Garden Wine Stroll featuring wine selections from the West Coast of the United States.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Garden Wine Stroll – FranceOctober 27
    Join us at Magnolia Plantation & Gardens on Thursday, October 27, 2022 from 5:00-8:00 pm for a Garden Wine Stroll featuring wine selections from France.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Fall Garden Strolls and Wine Tasting October 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: Oct 12, Oct 19, Oct 26
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Gullah Spirituals: Eric Crawford Book TalkOctober 16
    Join Dr. Crawford author of “Gullah Spirituals:  The Sound of Freedom and Protest in the South Carolina Sea Islands” for a book talk and signing reception on Sunday, October 16, 2022 from 3:00-4:30 pm at The Pavilion at Middleton Place.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Wine on the Piazza | Edmondston-Alston House 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Living History DaysNovember 12 & 13
    This event showcases the many different skills that were practiced by both the enslaved and free people throughout the Low Country’s long rich history.
    Click here for additional information.

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Trunk or Treat Halloween 2022

Trunk or Treat
Monday, October 31, 2022

5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Lake House Parking Lot
(in front of the soccer goal)

Details:

  • Vehicles are permitted to park and set up in the designated Trunk or Treat area beginning at 4:30 pm. Setup is from 4:30 pm to 4:55 pm.
  • For the safety of the children, once the vehicle is parked in the designated Trunk or Treat area, the vehicle is required to remain for the duration of the event. 
  • Only pre-packaged candy or treats are permitted.
  • Parents/guardians are responsible for their own children.

Vehicle space is limited so please register by Friday, October 28.

To register, please email Nic Porter at nporter@sipoa.org with the following information:

  • First and last name
  • Seabrook Island address

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Gaillard Center – Disney’s Winnie the Pooh: The New Musical Adaptation!

February 5, 2023 at 2:00 pm

Disney’s iconic Winnie the Pooh, Christopher Robin and their best friends Piglet, Eeyore, Kanga, Roo, Rabbit, and Owl (oh… and don’t forget Tigger too!) have come to life in a beautifully crafted musical stage adaptation.

Featuring the Sherman Brothers’ classic Grammy Award-winning music with further songs by A.A. Milne, this beautiful fresh stage adaptation is told with stunning life-sized puppetry through the eyes of the characters we all know and love, in a new story from the Hundred Acre Wood.

This production is created by renowned family entertainment creator Jonathan Rockefeller, and made by Rockefeller Productions alongside Disney Theatrical Productions. Following a record-breaking New York premiere in 2021, The Hundred Acre Wood is heading across the United States!

Click here for more information.

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Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch Sep 30 – Oct 30

Since 1997, the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch has grown to be one of the largest fall festivals in the state. Now in its 26th year, this event has become an autumn tradition that brings people of all ages together for a day of good old-fashioned fun on the farm.

Included with admission:

  • Family Friendly Halloween Tractor Tour
    • Boone Hall Farms Giant 8-Acre Corn Maze
    • All American Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
    • Bunny Rabbit and Nature Exhibits
    • All American Pig Races 3-Times Daily
    • Two of SC’s Largest Jump Pillows
    • Inflatable Giant Slide and Obstacle Course
    • Doc Magic’s Fun Time Variety Show
    • Swings, Spiders, and Slides, Oh My! (Farm Play Structures & Equipment)
    • Live, Interactive HoneyBee Exhibit
    • Rubber Duck Races
    • Farm Football
    • Complimentary Balloon Art
    • Ask a Farmer Interactive Series
    • Homegrown Stage Live Performances

Additional fee required:

  • New – Pumpkin Chunkin (Launch pumpkins with a giant slingshot)
  • Face Painting & Body Art

The Pumpkin Patch will be open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from September 30 through October 30.

For more information on the Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch click here.

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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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.”
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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).
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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″.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Virtual Book Club: Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People August 18
    Join George McDaniel Ph.D., on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 5:00 pm for an introduction and discussion on his new book, Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People. Like different pieces of a mosaic, the 50+ interviews combine to create an engaging picture of Drayton Hall. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Sip & Stroll on the Drayton Hall Landscape September 3 & 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • August Bird Walks August 13, 19, & 27
    Guide Chris Smith will meet you at the welcome center and take you on a specifically curated guided walking tour pointing out some of the special species of birds that call Magnolia home.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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).
    Click here for additional information.
  • 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

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Virtual Book Club: Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People August 18
    Join George McDaniel Ph.D., on Thursday, August 18, 2022, at 5:00 pm for an introduction and discussion on his new book, Drayton Hall Stories: A Place and Its People. Like different pieces of a mosaic, the 50+ interviews combine to create an engaging picture of Drayton Hall. This is a Donate What You Can Event.
    Click here for additional information.
  • 9th Annual Ladybug Day ◊ July 30
    Magnolia Plantation & Gardens’ Annual Ladybug Day is back and will be held on Saturday, July 30 from 10:00 am to 2:00pm! There will be a variety of vendors including Charleston Jump Castles, face painting with Melissa Norwood, music by Charleston Hot Shots, and many more!
    Click here for additional information.
  • Wine on the Piazza | Edmondston-Alston House July 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.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Junior Historian Summer Camp July 18-22
    Middleton Place will immerse young people in South Carolina history by introducing them to one of America’s Founding Families and to the daily activities of a working Low Country rice plantation. The summer camp is filled with hands-on activities and demonstrations, and personalized tours and programs specially prepared by the professional staff at Middleton Place. The fun and educational programs will provide valuable real-life experience and will inspire the next generation with an interest in history, social studies, science, and art.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Kids Day at the Garden Market July 23
    Bring the kids out from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm for a fun summer Saturday of planting, crafts, and even a scavenger hunt. The event is free and open to the public. General admission to Middleton Place is not required.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Book Talk: American Landmark July 24
    Join the Middleton Place Foundation for American Landmark: Charles Duell and the Rebirth of Middleton Place Book Talk and signing reception with Author Virginia Beach on Sunday, July 24, 2022, at 4:00 pm. This is a free, in-person event, advance registration is required and seating is limited.
    Click here for additional information.

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Upcoming Events at Charleston’s Historic Plantations

  • Summer Camp at Drayton Hall ◊ July 18-22
    Parents are invited to register children ages 7-10 for this year’s camp, July 18-22, 9:00 am to 4:30 pm. Thanks to a generous anonymous sponsor, camp registration free-of-charge. Space is limited.
    Click here for additional information.
  • June Bird Walks ◊ June 10, 18, & 25
    Bird Walks are back at Magnolia! Guide Chris Smith will meet you at the welcome center and take you on a specifically curated guided walking tour pointing out some of the special species of birds that call Magnolia home.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Red White and Blue June 11
    Come learn and celebrate Flag Day and Carolina Day, one of the first victories of the American Revolution at the Battle for Fort Moultrie. Presentations on the history of the U.S. flag, flag etiquette, and the Revolutionary War soldiers of the American Southern Continental Army that camped here at Middleton Place in 1782! Included with general admission.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Wine on the Piazza | Edmondston-Alston House June 16 & July 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: June 16, July 21
  • Juneteenth ◊ June 19
    On June 19 Middleton Place will be holding a series of programs to celebrate this special day. Programs will include theatrical presentations, Beyond the Fields documentary viewings, and other hands-on crafts and activities.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Independence Celebration ◊ July 2, July 3, & July 4
    In 1776, Arthur Middleton and 55 other members of the Continental Congress signed the Declaration of Independence, thereby creating the United States of America. To mark this occasion, Middleton Place is hosting its annual three day Independence Celebration.
    For additional information click on the desired date: July 2, July 3, July 4
  • Junior Historian Summer Camp July 18-22
    Middleton Place will immerse young people in South Carolina history by introducing them to one of America’s Founding Families and to the daily activities of a working Low Country rice plantation. The summer camp is filled with hands-on activities and demonstrations, and personalized tours and programs specially prepared by the professional staff at Middleton Place. The fun and educational programs will provide valuable real-life experience and will inspire the next generation with an interest in history, social studies, science, and art.
    Click here for additional information.
  • Book Talk: American Landmark July 24
    Join the Middleton Place Foundation for American Landmark: Charles Duell and the Rebirth of Middleton Place Book Talk and signing reception with Author Virginia Beach on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 4:00 pm. This is a free, in-person event, advance registration is required and seating is limited.
    Click here for additional information.

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Legare Farms Summer Camp 2022

The Legare Farms’ summer day programs offer children a fun, educational experience at a real working farm. Camp hours are 8:30 am – 3:00 pm daily.

Enrollment is limited in order to give each child maximum contact with the animals and individual attention from the staff.

The schedule is as follows:

For 6-8 Year olds:

June 13-17, Sold out

July 11-15, Sold out

For 9-11 Year olds:

June 20-24

July 18-22

Cost: $200/week

  • Payment in full or 50% deposit ($100) to secure reservation. Deposits are nonrefundable.

What To Bring

  1. Lunch
  2. Water Bottle
  3. Bathing Suit*
  4. Towel*
  5. Flip Flops or swimming shoes*

*to play in the sprinklers

Please download and print the application by clicking here. Email completed applications to info@legarefarms.com

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