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UNTIL  October 31st, 2015

Boone Hall Fright Nights

One of the most popular Halloween events in the Lowcountry, held each year at Boone Hall Plantation!

Details and tickets at


October 7, 2015
Edmund’s Oast Hosts Slow Sips Happy Hour 
Edmund’s Oast is hosting the next Slow Sips Happy Hour on Wednesday, October 7 from 5:00-7:00PMat The Bower. During this event, Edmund’s Oast will offer special local and regionally inspired beer and cocktails with 10% of all sales from the menu of benefiting Slow Food Charleston.
For this event, guests can enjoy Chatham Artillery Punch: bourbon, brandy, rum, lemon shrub, bubbly and Olde Thyme Punch: bourbon, rum, madeira, lemon shrub, nutmeg, thyme, along with Edmund’s Oast beer including Cararosa and Lord Proprietor’s Mild.
To learn more about the Slow Sips event at Edmund’s Oast, visit


October 8, 2015

3rd Annual Migration to Memminger 

The third annual Migration to Memminger fundraiser for the Avian Conservation Center and Center for Birds of Prey (, is scheduled for October 8, 2015, at Memminger Auditorium. The evening is a celebration of the natural world, punctuated with a wide array of live birds of prey on hand. Birds are global environmental indicators, many undertaking an arduous annual journey over thousands of miles to find hospitable breeding and foraging habitat. Migration to Memminger is a nod to this daunting and inspiring annual phenomenon.

Guests will delight in heavy hors d’oeuvres, cocktails, and a variety of birds of prey in flight while enjoying an exclusive art raffle by photographer Steven Hyatt. They will also have the chance to bid on a gorgeous painting by well-known Charleston artist Betty Anglin Smith as well as many other special auction items.

This year’s Migration brings with it new avian ambassadors as well as a new and simple platform for interacting with the event. Tickets can be purchased easily at


October 9th, 2015

Third Eye Blind

8:00 P.M. at the Family Circle Stadium on Daniel Island

Enjoy a blast from the past with this late 90s and early 2000s rock favorite – guaranteed to be a good time for adults and kids alike!

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October 11th, 2015

Rusted Root

7:30 P.M. at the Charleston Music Hall

You won’t want to miss this show!

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October 14, 2015

DimSumPalooza at Aya Cookhouse

Aya Cookhouse will be serving up a special menu of small plates and bites to pair with lots and lots of bubbles. In keeping with Aya’s pan-Asian approach to food, the dishes won’t all be Chinese. The menu will encompass Korean fried chicken, Szechuan shrimp, and Japanese nigiri with foie gras and unagi.
For this dinner, Aya is teaming up with winemaker Tom Tiburzi, who oversees Domaine Chandon’s sparkling program in California. For his very first visit to this market, Tiburzi will be bringing some exceptional bottles of bubbles with him, including Chandon Etoile, made in collaboration with Richard Geoffroy of Dom Perignon.
The sparkling wine dinner will begin with a reception at 6:30 p.m. followed by a sit-down five-course dinner priced at $70. Tiburzi will be on hand to discuss the pairings and share in this unique experience. $70 plus tax & gratuity, reservations required. Call (843) 352-2153

October 20th, 2015

Warren Haynes

7:30 P.M. at the Charleston Music Hall

Calling all southern rock n’ roll fanatics!

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October 23 – 26, 2015

Thornhill Farm Harvest Feast and Fest 

Enjoy fresh food prepared by local chef Brannon Florie of The Granary and On Forty One and live music by The Lowhills with the company of other conservation-minded people at this seated farm supper.
Tour the farm, meet the animals, and enjoy local food and goods. Lots of family-friendly activities including paddleboarding and jump castle.
East Cooper Land Trust acquired Thornhill Farms in McClellanville and permanently protected it with a conservation easement. This 94-acre farm will forever serve as a center for sustainable agriculture in the Lowcountry. When farms are profitable and farming is valued, it decreases the threat of losing other farms to incompatible development.
Harvest Feast and Festival $125/person
Harvest Festival $15/car ($20/car day of)

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October 25, 2015

Charleston Says Thanks to Joe Riley 

Thanks Joe! has been rescheduled for Sunday, Oct. 25, again from 3-7 p.m. at Brittlebank Park and from 7-9 p.m. at Joe Riley Park. Fun for the whole family! Details about entertainment coming soon.


October 28, 2015

Halloween Mini Day Camp at Fear No Easel

The kids of CCSD get a half day because of it is a Teacher Workday, so Fear No Easel wants to help you make the best of it!  It’s an afternoon camp, FULL of FUN Halloween themed arts and crafts!  From paintings to pumpkins and spooky silhouettes, your child will be have an absolute blast putting together fun pieces that they can proudly hang up throughout the house!

Camp is from 1 pm to 5 pm.

A sibling discount of $10 can be applied.  If you have more than one child registering for the camp, please call the studio to receive the discount.

Spots are VERY limited, so register as soon as possible at


October 31, 2015 

Cosmic Pumpkin Family Day at Fear No Easel 

We get it. The kids have TONS of energy as they anxiously wait to go trick-or-treating.  Best thing you can do?  Channel that energy into a fun afternoon painting with these super fun pumpkins.

This will be even more fun as we paint in the dark!  We black out the studio and turn on the black lights.  These awesome cosmic paints glow under the black light, adding a whole new dimension of fun.  You and your child can each go home with your own spook-tacular piece that you can hang for years to come. $20 per person.

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November 9th, 2015

Ben Folds

with yMusic and Special Guest Dotan

7:30 P.M. at the Charleston Music Hall

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November 14, 2015 

Lung Force Run/Walk Charleston 

The LUNG FORCE Run/Walk Charleston is more than just a race, it’s a movement to fight against lung cancer and fight for lung health. Run or walk along the certified 5K route on the beautiful streets of Folly Beach, enjoy a delicious complimentary breakfast sponsored by Locklear’s, learn more about the LUNG FORCE movement, and enjoy other fitness and entertainment activities. This year’s event will also feature a Kids Run for those 12 and under. For more information, visit or email


 November 6, 2015

Pet Helpers Fur Ball 

 Pet Helpers is excited to announce the eleventh annual Fur Ball presented by Charleston Magazine.
The Charleston Marriott will host this James Bond-inspired gala on Friday, November 6th, opening its doors at 6:30pm. Expecting close to 400 attendees, guests will enjoy a night of glamour, beauty, and martinis (shaken, not stirred).
Funds raised by Fur Ball go directly towards providing daily care for over 200 animals and all of the programs and community support we offer in the Lowcountry.
Guests of the Fur Ball will enjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres served throughout the evening, and a five star seated dinner. Sip on the famous 007 martinis, while sporting iconic Bond fashion. Performance artists will entertain as guests can participate in a silent auction featuring a variety of wonderful (and fun) items. And, the live auction items are very exciting, including a private 5-day sailing charter, VIP tours of the best wineries in the Napa Valley, and a personalized culinary tour curated and lead by Jennifer Cole, writer/editor for distinguished publications including Southern Living, Travel + Leisure & many more.
Tickets to this year’s exciting and glamorous event can be purchased on the Pet Helpers website, starting at $150. Options for purchasing tables of eight and ten are available.
Interested parties or companies looking to sponsor the event, or donate to the auctions, please contact Kim Almstedt, Director of Development & Marketing,

November 11-13, 2015

Charleston Food and Film Festival 

Tickets are now on sale for the 2016 Charleston Food Film Festival set for November 11-13, 2015 at The Cedar Room. The three-day fest will screen over 18 food films and kicks off with an exclusive opening night screening of the World Premiere of Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown – Charleston, presented by CNN. The festival will feature a wide-array of films from around the world as well as local selections such as Cuda, a film about Summerville, S.C.’s iconic delicacy, The Cuda Dog, and Perry Cuda’s restaurant, Perfectly Franks, in town. Also on the bill is Cultured Craft Beer, a film about Charleston’s buzzing brewery scene, complete with tastes from each and every brewer featured.  The event benefits local culinary organizations Grow Food Carolina and Slow Food Charleston.

In its ninth year, The Food Film Festival was created, directed, and hosted by George Motz, Travel Channel personality and food filmmaker. Each Festival benefits a local non-profit organization. The Food Film Festival also takes place in New York and Chicago. To learn more,


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