Calendar of Events and Happenings

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October 3, 2014

French Quarter Art Walk
Stroll the cobbled streets and gas lit alley ways to discover the works of well over 500 artists representing a diverse variety of styles and mediums from traditional to contemporary. All galleries of the French Quarter will be open with artists on hand and refreshments.

October 4, 2014

Awendaw Green Barn Jams
The Awendaw Green Barn Jams are an outdoor, year round Wed night original music showcase that get folks off their couch to enjoy and connect with others and support original music and the artist that make it. It is held in Awendaw, SC, 15 miles North of Charleston under grand oaks by an old barn that evokes the Lowcountry in a uniquely hyper-local bohemian atmosphere on the grounds of the Sewee Outpost. It runs from 6-10pm every Wed night of the year and features a diverse assembly of music from around the globe. Try a wood fired pizza, the grill or fresh local oysters in season and drink your own libations responsibly. $5 donation as door, all ages are welcome, pets on a leash and it is always a family friendly occasion. Bands and times subject to change.

October 4, 2014

IOP Connector Run/Walk
Mark your calendars for the 17th Annual IOP Connector Run/Walk for the Children! This is a 10K run and walk event. Proceeds benefit the Local Prevention of Child Abuse and other child-related charities. Click here to register and find out more information.

October 4, 2014

Hogs for the Cause
Gates open at 11AM for the first annual music and food event in Charleston, South Carolina.The purpose of Hogs for the Cause is to provide aid and relief of those variable expenses and economic burdens which families face while their child is being treated for pediatric brain cancer.The early bird “Hog” general admission tickets, available in limited supply, are $30 each. Pork samples are an additional $7 per portion. Click here to buy tickets.

October 5, 2014

The 11th annual celebration of fall, beer, food, family, friends and all things German at Blackbaud Stadium. Games and bands, activities for children, dancing under the big festival tent. Free beer stein for the first 500 through the gate. Kids 12 and under free!

October 7, 2014

Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market
Every Tuesday afternoon at Moultrie Middle School, browse the Mount Pleasant Farmers’ Market for the freshest local produce, baked goods, canned goods and snacks. Enjoy live music and free parking from 3:30 to 7:00pm through October 14.

October 11-12, 2014

Southern Ground Music and Food Festival
The festival is back for its fourth year after being voted ‘Best Music Concert’ by Charleston City Paper readers, and satisfying country lovers and food aficionados alike. This year, country songstress Ashley Monroe has been confirmed for the festivities, along with Rodrigo y Gabriela, Southern rock jam band Gov’t Mule, and Blues Traveler. Click here to buy tickets.

October 18, 2014

Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure
Family Circle Stadium will be hosting the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure this October beginning at 7:00am. To register as a runner or a volunteer, click here.

October 19, 2014

Annual Children’s Day Festival
All ages will enjoy the 27th Annual Children’s Day Festival! This free event runs between 12:00 and 5:00pm at the Park West Recreation Complex, offering a wide variety of rides, games, concessions and live entertainment.

October 21, 2014

The Lost Treasures of Charleston
Free event
Join the Daniel Island Historical Society on October 21 as they welcome author, historian and Chief Curator of the Charleston Museum J. Grahame Long as he recounts the looting and lost treasures of Charleston. In addition, DIHS member Dillon Smith will showcase some of the lost treasures he has found on Daniel Island. Mr. Long’s book, Stolen Charleston, will be available for purchase after the program.
This will be held at
299 Seven Farms Drive Daniel Island, SC 29492