SIPOA Board of Directors to Meet on December 17

A special  meeting of the SIPOA Board of Directors will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018.  The meeting will be at The Lake House at 2:00 pm.

Property owners are welcome to attend. To view the agenda, click here.

The agenda includes instructions to attend remotely from your computer, tablet, smartphone or telephone.

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Johns Island Holiday Market – December 22

The Johns Island Farmers Market is known for putting on stellar holiday events, and this year will be no exception. The Johns Island Holiday Market is on Saturday, December 22, 2018 from 10:00 am – 3:00 pm at the site of the weekly Farmers Market on the campus of Charleston Collegiate School, 2024 Academy Road, Johns Island, SC 29455 (just off Bohicket and Plowground).

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Join us at the Johns Island Holiday Market for a day of festive activities and an abundance of final holiday shopping! Both gifts and food alike, this market will be stuffed full of honest, local farmers and artisans.

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Contractor Holiday Work Restriction for Christmas

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Contractor access to Seabrook Island will be restricted from Saturday, December 22, through Tuesday, December 25, 2018, for the Christmas holiday.

As prescribed in the SIPOA Rules and Regulations, Section VII. COMMERCIAL/CONTRACTOR RULES, B.  Contractors may only perform Emergency Work on the following Holidays:

  • New Years Day
  • Easter Sunday
  • Memorial Day
  • Independence Day
  • Labor Day
  • Thanksgiving Day
  • Christmas

Further restrictions apply to the days surrounding these holidays:

  • If the holiday falls on a Monday or Tuesday, contractor access will also be restricted from Saturday through the holiday.
  • If the holiday falls on a Wednesday, contractor access will be restricted to the holiday and on the Tuesday immediately preceding the holiday.
  • If the holiday falls on a Thursday or Friday, contractor access will be restricted from the holiday through Sunday.
  • Work by contractors is not permitted on Sundays, holidays or other days designated by the Board, except by special arrangement with SIPOA.

For purposes of this section, Emergency Work is defined as work that is required to address immediate fire or electrical hazards, plumbing leaks or other conditions requiring immediate attention, the delay of which would cause risk to life or health or significant damage to property.

To view the SIPOA Rules and Regulations, click here. Contact SIPOA at with questions or comments.

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CCPRC: Shuckin’ on the Cooper – January 12

Charleston County Parks and Recreation sponsors
Shuckin’ on the Cooper
January 12, 2019
1:00 – 4:00 pm
Mount Pleasant Pier

Join us for steamed oysters, live music from Joshua Jarman, and a great time!

Tickets are $8 in advance and $10 on-site, if available. Children age 3 and under are free. Advance ticket sales are recommended. Register online or call 843-795-4386.

Food and beverages will be available for sale. Buckets of oysters from Charleston Bay Gourmet will be $10 each, and Dave ‘N’ Dubs will have a variety of hot dogs.

A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Photo ID required to gain entry into the event. No refunds will be issued nor rain dates scheduled. Outside alcohol, beverages, and coolers are strictly prohibited.

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Charleston Jazz Festival: Bobby McFerrin with Ranky Tanky – January 26

The Charleston Jazz Festival presents
Bobby McFerrin
with Ranky Tank
January 26, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
at the Charleston Gaillard Center

Click here for tickets.

The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival proudly presents an extraordinary collaboration showcasing the great musical explorer Bobby McFerrin with Charleston’s own Ranky Tanky.

With 10 Grammy Awards and his #1 global hit Don’t Worry, Be Happy, Bobby McFerrin’s greatest gift to his audience is transforming a concert hall into a playground. Get ready to sing-a-long and raise the roof with joyful grooves.  The jazz and classical worlds celebrate his innovative technique and spirit. His solo performances and collaborations — with cellist Yo-Yo Ma, pianists Chick Corea and Herbie Hancock, the Vienna and New York Philharmonic orchestras, and volunteers from audiences all over the world — are legendary.

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Reminder: Museum Mile Month – January 2019


During the month of January 2019, local residents are invited to enjoy access to participating Museum Mile sites with the purchase of one low ticket price! With the Museum Mile Month pass, you can spend an entire month learning about Charleston’s rich history and culture while visiting sites in the order that best fits your schedule. It is a wonderful way to explore, learn about, and enjoy all that the beautiful city of Charleston has to offer!

New to the pass this year is the South Carolina Historical Society Museum. An architectural treasure in its own right, the South Carolina Historical Society Museum is housed in a National Historic Landmark building and features interactive exhibits on the people, places, and movements that shaped the state and nation.

Purchase price for tickets is $25 for adults and $10 for children (ages 12 and under). Tickets can be purchased in advance through December 31, making these passes a great holiday gift.

Click here to visit the Charleston Museum Mile website and purchase tickets.

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Gibbes Museum: Winter Camps for Children

Do you have young members of the family visiting for the holidays? The Gibbes Museum offers several Winter Camp art classes for children, ages 4-6, 7-10, and 11-14 years in late December.

Click here for information on the Winter Camps.

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Lake House Hot Water Update

We anticipate that hot water will be restored to the locker rooms by late afternoon today.

-Submitted by SIPOA Administration

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Charleston Gaillard Center: Vienna Boys Choir – December 21

The Vienna Boys Choir, renowned as one of the finest vocal ensembles in the world for over five centuries, will perform at the Charleston Gaillard Center on December 21 at 7:00 pm. This world-class ensemble was formally established at Vienna’s Imperial Chapel in 1498 by Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I.

Click here for ticket information.

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Charleston Jazz Festival – January 24-27

5th Annual
Charleston Jazz Festival
January 24 – 27, 2019

The 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival will jazz up January with performances by a wide variety of talented jazz artists. From legends of jazz to emerging artists, to Charleston’s most celebrated home-grown talent, artists of the Charleston Jazz Festival perform a wide range of styles including Swing, Salsa, Blues, Brazilian, the American Songbook and more.  Click here for the full line up of performances and locations.

This year’s Festival will happen at a variety of venues throughout Charleston including the Charleston Gaillard Center and Sottile Theatre. Nearly 3,000 attendees will join together to celebrate America’s quintessential art form at the 5th Annual Charleston Jazz Festival.

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Xfinity X1 Education Clinic – December 19

xfinity-logoWant to learn about Xfinity’s newest Entertainment Operating System, X1? Join Andy Gretton, Seabrook’s own Xfinity rep to discover all you need to know about this interactive platform.

Who should attend: Seabrookers who are interested in learning about Xfinity’s newest Entertainment Operating System, X1. It is an interactive platform that combines universal search results from live TV, On Demand programming, and DVR recordings, in addition to personalized recommendations, apps, and even Netflix.

Topics covered: There will be a live demo of X1 as well as how to use the channel guide, apps, and cloud-based DVR system, as well as troubleshooting, helpful hints, resetting your equipment, looking for network outages, and scheduling tech appointments.

Date: Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Time: 11:00 am
Location: The Lake House
Fee: No cost
Presented By: Andy Gretton
Registration: Space is limited. Please RSVP to to secure your spot.

Social to follow in the Lake House lobby.

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College of Charleston Basketball

The College of Charleston Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams have started their 2018-2019 season. Both teams are in Division I of the NCAA and compete in the Colonial Athletic Association. They play home games at TD Arena, 301 Meeting Street (near Marion Square.)

Currently, the standings of the men’s team is 8-2 and the women’s team is 2-5.

To see the men’s schedule and purchase tickets for upcoming home games, click here.

For the women’s schedule and to purchase tickets for upcoming home games, click here.

To learn more about College of Charleston sports, go to

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