Calendar of Events and Happenings

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April 28, 2015

Sprint Triathalon 101 Clinic
Charleston County Parks is offering opportunities for the public to join the ranks of some of the most spirited athletes around – sprint triathletes!
The new Sprint Triathlon 101 Clinic offers people who are interested in competing in a sprint triathlon the ability to receive professional, on-site training on the actual Charleston Sprint Triathlon race course. Courses will be instructed by renowned fitness coach and athlete Anne Moore. Moore is a USA Triathlon-certified coach who has competed in many events ranging from sprint triathlons to ironmans. Moore coaches triathletes of all levels and distances and is also head coach of the MUSC Triathlon Training Program.
www.ccprc.com

May 2 , 2015

Annual Sheep Shearing at Middleton Place
Middleton Place will provide visitors with a very wooly experience when the resident sheep receive their annual shearing.
The flock will be shorn between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m., and interpreters will demonstrate shearing as it was done in the past using steel bladed hand shears.

https://www.middletonplace.org/

May 1 and 2, 2015

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Concert Series
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2015 Loading Dock Concert Series. Live shows every Friday and Saturday through May.
Every Friday night from 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto’s former loading dock turned concert stage. In addition, a different food truck parks out front of the brewery each week. Palmetto pints are $5/each, and tours are offered every hour on the hour. While it’s still cold, the loading dock is filled with space heaters for added warmth. It’s kid/family-friendly, and dog-friendly.
New this year are Saturdays at Palmetto! A food truck parks in front of the brewery for lunch (12pm – 3pm), then Awendaw Green brings in a local artist to play acoustic sets into the afternoon (4pm – 6pm).

May 1-9, 2015

North Charleston Arts Festival
The event, now entering its 33rd year, began as a one-day community celebration at Park Circle and has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in South Carolina featuring nine full days of free and ticketed programming throughout the City and surrounding area. Residents and visitors from all walks of life are provided nearly 200 high quality performances, exhibits, and activities presented by local, regional, and national artists in the areas of music, theatre, dance, visual arts, media arts, and literature.
FREE PARKING and FREE ADMISSION
Enjoy over 40 performances on 4 themed stages, roving entertainers, art & craft vendors, exhibitions, a gem & mineral show, an antique show, children’s activities, and more!

http://northcharlestonartsfest.com

May 3, 2015

Bands, Burgers & Brews Burger Throwdown
Who will be Charleston’s 2015 Best Burger Champion? Watch your favorite restaurants battle it out Sunday, May 3rd on the beach at Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina.
16 of the best burger chefs in Charleston will showcase their originality and creativity to compete for the Best Burger Throwdown title and a Golden Ticket to compete in the World Burger Competition this November in Kissimmee, FL. Travel Channel’s George Motz from the show “Burger Land” and Hilton Head Island’s, Charles Pejeau from Charbor Co., whose burger placed 16th in the 2014 World Burger Competition, along with other top chefs, will help decide Charleston’s best burger.
Spend your Sunday listening to great bands, sipping on craft beer, and filling your tummy with Charleston’s best burgers. This family friendly event hosted on our beachfront is sure to become a Charleston tradition.
www.bandsburgersandbrews.com

May 3, 2015

Doobie Brothers at Family Circle Stadium
Doobie Brothers at Family Circle Stadium
6:00 pm Gates open 7:30 pm Show Begins
For tickets visit link:

http://info.aeglive.com/ecard/doobiebrothers/2015/0503charleston_venps.html

May 8 and 9, 2015

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Concert Series
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2015 Loading Dock Concert Series. Live shows every Friday and Saturday through May.
Every Friday night from 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto’s former loading dock turned concert stage. In addition, a different food truck parks out front of the brewery each week. Palmetto pints are $5/each, and tours are offered every hour on the hour. While it’s still cold, the loading dock is filled with space heaters for added warmth. It’s kid/family-friendly, and dog-friendly.
New this year are Saturdays at Palmetto! A food truck parks in front of the brewery for lunch (12pm – 3pm), then Awendaw Green brings in a local artist to play acoustic sets into the afternoon (4pm – 6pm).

May 9, 2015

12th Annual Moms’ Run
On Mother’s Day weekend, honor moms everywhere by supporting a cause that helps women and their families suffering from postpartum mood disorders. Postpartum Support Charleston is hosting the 12th annual Moms’ Run + Family Fun Day at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, May 9 at Blackbaud Stadium on Daniel Island.
For more information and registration details, visit www.ppdsupport.org/moms-run. Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities are available; email momsrun@ppdsupport.org or call 843-732-1713.

May 9, 2015

Special Needs Swim Night
Charleston County Parks are welcoming people with special needs, their families, caregivers and friends to a unique night at the waterpark! On Saturday, May 9, Splash Zone Waterpark on James Island will open its gates in the evening for these guests to enjoy.
Lifeguards will be on duty throughout the evening. Admission to Special Swim Night is $7 per person attending. Food and beverages will be available for purchase at the waterpark. In case of rain, Special Needs Swim Night will be rescheduled for May 16. To purchase advance tickets for Special Needs Swim Night, visit CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.

May 9, 2015

Wannamaker Movie Night
Enjoy your favorite movies in the great outdoors at Wannamaker Movie Night this summer.
Join us for movies under the stars! Movie will begin just after sunset. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase at the snack bar.
Socialized dogs on a short leash are welcome. No alcohol permitted.
North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
8888 University Boulevard, North Charleston, SC 29406
843.795.4386

http://www.ccprc.com/

May 12, 2015

3rd Annual Golf Ball Tournament
Join us for an exquisite day of golf on the nationally ranked, members-only courses at the Daniel Island Club. Lunch and drinks provided, along with the chance to win a new Lexus and other great prizes. All proceeds will benefit East Cooper Community Outreach to help local families in need.
When:  11am Registration and Lunch; 12:30pm Shotgun Start
Location: Daniel Island Club
www.ECCOcharleston.org/GolfBall

May 14, 2015

Yappy Hour
Reward yourself and your pooch after a long day at the office! Bring your favorite furry friend to enjoy live music and beverages. The Yappy Hour series promises great music and great fun!
-$1 per person park admission or free for Gold Pass Members
-Beverages available for purchase on-site.
-ID is required to purchase alcohol.
-Outside food, alcohol, and coolers are prohibited.
2015 Dates:
May 14: 4-8pm
June 18: 4-8pm
July 9: 4-8pm
Aug 6: 4-8pm
Sept 17: 4pm-Sunset
Oct 15: 4pm-Sunset
For more information, please visit http://ccprc.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=3523&month=6&year=2014&day=19&calType=0

May 15, 2015

3rd Annual Golf Ball Gala
Celebrate ECCO’s 25th Anniversary and enjoy a fun evening with music by Permanent Vacation, free wine and beer, creative food stations, games and prizes, a Live and Silent Auction featuring more than 80 exclusive items, and much more. All proceeds will benefit East Cooper Community Outreach to help local families in need.
When: 6pm
Location: Daniel Island Club
www.ECCOcharleston.org/GolfBall

May 16, 2015

BOSTON Concert at Family Circle Stadium
BOSTON Saturday May 16, 2015. Gates open 7pm; Show 8pm Daniel Island Presale – Wednesday March 4, 10am-Thursday March 5, 10pm – Online Only, Password AMERICA http://www.ticketmaster.com/event/0E004E5389F63463

May 15 and 16, 2015

Palmetto Brewery Loading Dock Concert Series
Join Palmetto Brewery for the 2015 Loading Dock Concert Series. Live shows every Friday and Saturday through May.
Every Friday night from 5:30pm – 9:00pm, Awendaw Green brings in bands with strong local followings to play on Palmetto’s former loading dock turned concert stage. In addition, a different food truck parks out front of the brewery each week. Palmetto pints are $5/each, and tours are offered every hour on the hour. While it’s still cold, the loading dock is filled with space heaters for added warmth. It’s kid/family-friendly, and dog-friendly.
New this year are Saturdays at Palmetto! A food truck parks in front of the brewery for lunch (12pm – 3pm), then Awendaw Green brings in a local artist to play acoustic sets into the afternoon (4pm – 6pm).

May 16, 2015

RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5K
Lace up your running shoes and head to The Joe for the 12th Annual RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5K Race presented by Fleet Feet Sports.
Registration includes a race packet, T-Shirt, dinner, awards ceremony and a ticket to the RiverDogs baseball game vs. the Greenville Drive.
4pm Race start
$30 early registration
Register at www.RileyParkEvents.com or goraceproductions.com

May 22, 2015

Moonlight Mixers
The Moonlight Mixers are back! Dance the night away as DJ Jim Bowers plays all of the hottest oldies and beach music classics!
Beverages, food, and snacks will be available for purchase on-site. Admission is limited, advance purchase is recommended. Photo ID required to gain entry into the event.
Purchase the All-Access Discount and save; call (843) 795-4386 for more information. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $10/$8 CCR Discount/$10 on-site (if available)

May 16-19, 2015

Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week
The Sperry Top-Sider Charleston Race Week consists of 278 boats competing in the largest regatta of its kind in the Western Hemisphere. Includes some 2,500 participants, representing 27 states and seven countries competing in the Charleston Harbor.
The dates are set and plans are shaping up nicely for the 20th edition of Charleston Race Week. Here are a few new twists that we have in store:
-a feeder race from Ft. Lauderdale the weekend before handicap classes for PHRF, HPR and ORR entries
-a Saturday night birthday bash to celebrate their 20th anniversary!
And the best news…..registration is now open, so don’t miss the chance to register early and save big with the early registration discount. Here’s looking forward to the best edition of CRW yet!

http://www.charlestonraceweek.com/main.html