Blue Ridge Fest | Downtown Pickens
Friday, April 28, 2017 | 5:30 - 10pm
Blue Ridge Fest on Main Street in Pickens is set to bring out the best in great entertainment to raise money for 12 local charities! Fest-goers will be entertained by local band, The Flashbacks, followed by Jim Quick and Coastline, The Contours, and the headline act, Little Anthony and the Imperials. Add to this the Largest Cruise in In The Upstate, drawing in hundreds of classic cars, and you have the ingredients for Great Times for Great Causes. Purchase advance discounted tickets here.
Sealed for Freshness | Chapin Theatre Company
April 28 - 30 & May 4 - 7, 2017
Chapin Theatre Company's season continues with Sealed for Freshness, set in 1968 during the heyday of Tupperware parties. Hostess Bonnie invites a group of neighbors over for a party, and the mix of personalities and the number of martinis consumed lead to a great deal of absurd high jinks plus revelations of an equal number of secrets and insecurities! Tickets here.
2017 MCAS Beaufort Air Show
Saturday, April 29 - Sunday, April 30, 2017
The MCAS Beaufort Air Show will showcase Naval aviation at its best with a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels! The mission of the show is to promote the Marine Corps and Navy recruiting efforts, to demonstrate the full force and capabilities of our military and to say a big "THANK YOU" to all of the members of the surrounding communities who support the men and women who serve this nation. There is no cost to the general public to attend the show. More here.
Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival | Mount Pleasant
Sunday, April 30, 2017
The 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry with a boat parade, ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, live music, craft show, seafood samplings by some of Mount Pleasant’s best restaurants, Mount Pleasant Artists Guild art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities. Admission and activities are free. More here.
Whisky Dinner at Ruth’s, Oyster Roast, Fair Food and more Foodie Events! Click the oysters above!
Strawberries, blackberries and blueberries - Pick Your Own season is here! Click the pic above!
Delicious desserts from some of Columbia's sweetest spots! Click the macarons!
North Charleston Arts Fest
Wednesday, May 3 - Sunday, May 7, 2017
The North Charleston Arts Fest is an annual, multi-day celebration of arts and culture that highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of Dance, Music, Theatre, Visual Arts, Media Arts, and Literature. The festival has something for everyone, including concerts, theatre performances, children’s programs, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations, and much more! The Arts Fest Expo, the festival’s flagship event, will be held May 6 & 7 at the Charleston Area Convention Center. More here.
Catch Me If You Can | Town Theatre
Friday, May 5 – Sunday, May 21, 2017
Town Theatre's season continues with this rollicking musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught! Seeking fame and fortune, precocious teenager Frank runs away from home. With nothing more than his boyish charm, a big imagination and millions of dollars in forged checks, Frank poses as a pilot, a doctor and a lawyer and seeks to win the girls of his dreams. But when Frank’s lies catch the attention of an FBI agent, a cross-country pursuit ensues. Tickets here.
South Carolina Strawberry Festival
Friday, May 5 and Saturday, May 6, 2017
The SC Strawberry Festival is an exciting time that celebrates spring and the sweetest strawberries in the south! Events include a pageant, golf tournament, Pick 'N Flick, Pick-Your-Own Strawberries, live entertainment, children's activities, games and contests, food vendors, movie at sundown, Strawberry Jam free outdoor concerts, butterfly exhibit, pig races, arts and crafts vendors, amusements and much more! More here.
Pickin' & Piggin' | Saluda Shoals Park
Saturday, May 6, 2017
A world class barbeque cook-off & music celebration at Saluda Shoals Park! Savor the flavor of award winning “Q” from South Carolina’s best barbeque cookers while enjoying great live music from the Black Iron Gathering! Barbeque tasting is from 11am until it runs out and music from 11:30am-2pm. Tickets here.
Prosperity is Hoppin' with Arts and Crafts
Saturday, May 6, 2017 | 10 am - 3 pm
The Town of Prosperity will celebrate local arts and crafts stores and the art center in town, and arts and fine crafts from over 35 vendors on the square! The Prosperity Market adjacent to the square will also be open. This festival is about the town's history, and there will be a representative dedicated to linking family data to the town in the pursuit of local history. Bring family photos to get help building family history and genealogy pages. Also featured will be local food vendors, 5K run and 3 mile walk, architectural and history tours, and children play zone! More here.
SC Agritourism Passport Program
"Spring Means Babies" | Split Creek Farm
Saturday, April 29, 2017 | 10am - 4pm
Split Creek Farm Grade A Goat Dairy is nationally known for its goat herd, artisan cheeses and other quality goat milk products. Join them for the day and sample goat milk products, welcome the new goat kids, learn about different breeds of goats, herding and guard dogs, tour the milking parlor, and visit with the farm animals. Local artists and craft people will have booths set up in the barn yard.
Don't forget to pick up your passport and stamps while you're there, then collect to win Certified SC items. More here.
Additional Top 10 Things to Do this Week...
▪ The 3 Redneck Tenors
▪ Edventure Mini Maker Faire
▪ South Carolina Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival
▪ Sandlapper Singers
▪ Nature’s Theater Jazz Series
▪ Splash Pad Opening
▪ Wizard of Oz
For these and other outstanding events, visit hugerstreet.com!
Main Street Public House
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Atlas Road Crew w/ Mo Lowda & The Humble
Pearlz Upstairz Lounge
Located above Pearlz Oyster Bar in the Vista
Thursday, April 27, 2017 - Mark Rapp
Friday, April 28, 2017 - Soda City Brass Band
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - DJ Jade
Monday, May 1, 2017 - Flat Out Strangers
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - Billy Sloan
Gervais & Vine Located in the Vista.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - Jim & Ivan
- EVERY WEEKDAY: Get Happy Hour from 4-7pm:
$8 Wine Flights: Three 2 oz. glasses | $5 Margaritas: Bartender's Choice | $2 Domestics and $3 Craft Beers
- EVERY Wednesday: Wine Tastings
5:30 - 7:30pm: Only $8 for a small cheese plate + 4 wines to try!
Bill's Music Shop & Pickin' Parlor
Only 1 minute away from the Gervais Street bridge on W. Columbia's Meeting Street
Friday, April 28, 2017 - Pickin' with the Pros-Sideline
Saturday, April 29, 2017 - Garcia & Scott
- EVERY Friday Night: Bluegrass & acoustic open stage and jam!
Doors open at 6:00, Open Stage 7:30 - 8:15, Closing Band 8:15 - 9:00 & Jammin' until midnight
Burnside Farms- New Homes in Southeast Columbia !
McGuinn Hybrid Homes is offering new homes in its Burnside Farms community! Convenient to attractions and shopping for the active single or family on the go! Located minutes from downtown Columbia and Congaree National Park-take advantage of amazing dining experiences, history and the natural beauty of Columbia through bottomland hardwood forest. During the summer months, let the kids take a dip in the community's Splash Park-an exciting way to cool off that offers tons of fun! More here.