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Calendar of Events and Happenings

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August 2014

August 12, 2014 (Tuesdays)

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.

September 20, 2014

The Scottish Games & Highland Gathering
The 48th Annual Scottish Games will occur from 9:00am to 5:00pm at Boone Hall Plantation, featuring live music, Scottish heavy athletics, Highland dancing, Irish hurling, children’s activities and much more. For more information and tickets click here.

September 21, 2014

Running Scared Zombie Apocalypse 5K
Running Scared is a 5k-ish course that ventures into the Zombie Infested Woods of Boone Hall Plantation where elaborate scenes have been constructed for Fright Nights. Then all will join the Ultimate Zombie Bash Party where a bounty of prizes will be awarded through a raffle system for all participants. Spectators – $10 advanced and $15 at the gate. Admission Includes entry to the spectator area to watch the runners attempt to escape the Zombie Feast at the start and as runners finish the apocalyptic course right through the middle of Zombie Town and entry to the Ultimate Zombie Bash.

September 24, 2014

Pups, Yups & Food Trucks
Bring your two or four-legged friends for live music and food truck fare at Palmetto Islands County Park between 5:00 to 8:00pm. Check here for more information.

September 28, 2014

The Southern Living Taste of Charleston
The main event for Southern Living Taste of Charleston will be held at Boone Hall Plantation between 10:00am to 5:00pm, showcasing Lowcountry cuisine from over 50 Charleston-area restaurants. If interested, click here to purchase tickets.

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 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