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Contents in this issue:

9 70th Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens 11 Visit Charles

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13 The Hat Ladies 16th Annual Easter Promenade 14 Feast for Foodies: From Garden to Table 15 Charleston Tea Rooms & The Battle of Charleston

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17 Jewelry That’s Good for You - Lowcountry Eclectic

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April, May, June 2017 Vol. 70 No. 2

20 2017 North Charleston Arts Festival 21 The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit 22 Piccolo Spoleto 24 Spoleto 34 Mt. Pleasant 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival 36 “Hands On” Rice Planting Middleton Place

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Thank you for choosing Charleston Gateway to guide you through your visit to our beautiful city. It’s spring in Charleston, and it is hard to miss all the beautiful blooming plants in our city. Enjoy a stroll through downtown and let us know your favorite flower! If you are visiting during Spoleto Festival USA, take advantage of the rich and varied schedule of performing arts throughout the city. We have highlighted a few of the events and provided information about where to find the complete schedule. Charleston has a companion event, Piccolo Spoleto, that features mostly South Carolina artists and runs concurrently with

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Spoleto Festival USA. In this issue, you’ll find information about these and many other festivals and events that take advantage of our perfect spring weather! Thank you for visiting Historic Charleston. Please let us know how you enjoyed your stay, and how we can better serve you during your next visit! Find us online at www.charlestongateway.com. Our digital magazine is undergoing some very exciting changes – our new ezine will be updated frequently with all the best Charleston has to offer!

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C over : Evening Shades, by Sandra Roper Sandra Roper is one of eight owners of Lowcountry Artists Gallery located in the heart of downtown Charleston on East Bay St. It is the oldest artist-owned and operated gallery in Charleston celebrating 33 years of sharing lowcountry-themed art with locals and visitors. The artist grew up in South Carolina where she developed a great appreciation for the history, architectural features and beauty of Charleston – the subject of most of her paintings. You can find Sandra at Lowcountry Artist Gallery from 5-8pm on the first Friday of each month for First Friday Artist Receptions and the Charleston Gallery Association’s quarterly Art Walks. To see more of her work, visit www.lowcountryartists.com or stop by the gallery at 148 East Bay Street.

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70th Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens Through April 22, 2017

Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston's private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation’s 70th Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens. Set amid the historic ambience of the city’s Old & Historic District, this series of award-winning tours showcases Charleston’s distinctive architecture, history, gardens and culture. These tours provide a rare opportunity for guests to go inside the private houses and gardens of some of America’s most beautiful historic residences, dating to the 18th century.

Charleston has been renowned for three centuries as “a city set in a garden.” The Festival is set during the peak of the city's blooming season, and tours feature seven to ten properties each day in one of eleven neighborhoods, dating from the American colonial period, through the antebellum and Victorian eras, to early 20th century. Beautiful architecture and lush gardens are woven throughout the historic neighborhoods of Charleston, which has consistently been named among the ten most courteous and friendly cities in America.

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Exciting special events are planned throughout the Festival. Running through April 20, the Food for Thought Luncheons feature an educational talk, light lunch, and a brief guided walk or experience that relates to the day's topic. Topics range from “Churches, Synagogues & Graveyards,” to “Doing the Charleston: the City’s Journey to Jazz,” and many more fascinating talks by local historians and experts. Special musical concerts are one of the most popular special events. On April 6, “Plantation Singers Celebration,” will be presented at Circular Congregational Church; and the final concert, a classical music lover’s delight, “Music in the Garden,” will be held at Nathanial Russell House Museum on April 21. Experience Lowcountry charm with Live Like a Local events. From “Mimosas at Middleton” to “Harbor of History Boat Cruises” to “Legacy of African Americans in Charleston Tours,” these fun events will give you a true taste of Charleston life. For more information about these and all of the exciting events planned for Spring Festival of Houses and Gardens, call 843-722-3405 or visit www.historiccharleston.org.

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From Gospel to Gershwin Experience the sounds that define Charleston’s history – gospel, Gershwin, jazz, music of the Civil War & more

Live concerts at Circular Congregational Church 150 Meeting Street at 7 pm April 5, 8, 12, 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24 May 27, 31, June 3, 7, 10 at 2pm “The best night out in the city...a must-see.” Frommers Charleston guide Adults $28 Seniors $26 • Students $16 Children 12 & under are Free

Box Office: 843.270.4903

Tickets at Charleston Area Visitor Centers www.soundofcharleston.com

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Visit Charles Towne Landing! In April of 1670 the first European settlers landed at what is now Charles Towne Landing Historic Site. The colonists were able to cultivate gardens, growing food and materials including rice, indigo, cotton and more. Their success inspired the formation of plantations throughout the Lowcountry. Defenses were set up, including cannons on the water side directed at the Ashley River where enemies could enter. On the land side, they built fences with logs that bore sharpened tips, now called the Palisade Wall. Today, the 664 acre tract is a South Carolina State Park and a State Historic Site run by Friends of Charles Towne Landing. The

This fascinating historical site includes an animal forest, living history and archaeological investigations. You will experience what life may have been like for the settlers in 1670, with costumed rangers providing demonstrations. There are crop gardens, a fort and a 17th century supply ship, Adventure. It is exciting to see some of the native animals that settlers would have encountered in the animal forest – although some species are long extinct. Archaeology has revealed how Native Americans, European settlers and African slaves lived. Also on the premises are walking and biking trails, an African American cemetery, the LegareWaring House and a visitor center.

area is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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Prepare for an exciting lesson in the history of our nation when visiting Albemarle Point, the living history area of Charles Towne Landing. One of the favorite stops for visitors, you will interact with staff members as if it were the 17th century and see them make soap, candles and other tools of everyday life. The crop garden was created using the very same instruction that Captain Joseph West received when he was put in charge of the colony. The fort in Albemarle Point includes a Palisade Wall of pointed logs and earth fortifications used for cannons pointed toward the river. The final addition to the living history part of the park is the Adventure, a reproduction of a trading vessel that was used to carry supplies from the Caribbean to the colonies in the 17th century. The Adventure has seen two incarnations as one was built in 1970 and a newer version built to replace it in 2008. The park is located on the Ashley River, Highway 171 about three miles north of downtown Charleston. Open daily from 9am to 5pm, the cost is $5 for adults, $3 for students, and free for children ages five and under. Charles Towne Landing is advertised as the birthplace of the Carolinas Colony, plantations and one of the first major ports in the New World. To learn more, call 843-852-4200 or visit www.southcarolinaparks.com/ctl.


The Hat Ladies 16th Annual Easter Promenade Saturday, April 15, 2017

Whatever the weather, The Hat Ladies will "reign" and shine on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in their 16th elegant Easter Promenade down Broad Street as in the days of yore. Grab your camera and a curb side seat as The Hat Ladies and their families exit the Park next to City Hall, stroll down Broad to East Bay then back again to Meeting. Join the elegant parade from 11-11:30 am. For more information, visit www.hatladies.org. 310 King St • 843.720.8647 www.kidsonking.com

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Feast for Foodies:

From Garden to Table

As organic foods and gardening grow in popularity so do their offerings on lowcountry menus. The Middleton Place Restaurant takes this idea to the next step and grows many of their own menu items right in their own historic gardens. A wide variety of vegetables are grown seasonally including, kale, collards, cabbage, turnips, broccoli, tomatoes and so much more. What they cannot grow on site they try to source locally from area farmers and fisherman. The Middleton Place restaurant is one of the crowning points of America’s oldest landscaped Gardens. Middleton Place also boasts a house museum, Living History Stableyards, African American Heritage programs, carriage rides and kayak tours. After a full day exploring the Gardens, the restaurant is the perfect place to relax for lunch or dinner. Traditional lowcountry fare like Okra soup, she-crab soup, shrimp and grits, collard greens and Huguenot torte are just a few of the tempting dishes served for lunch daily. The evening brings guests a more elegant dining experience as they overlook the Mill Pond and Azalea Hillside. Dinner features a more formal menu spotlighting local seafood, organic chicken, and carefully selected cuts of meat, and seasonal vegetables.

In keeping with traditional Southern Foodways, the Middleton Place Restaurant strives to use seasonal, local, and organic ingredients whenever possible, as well as supporting the conservation efforts of the Sustainable Seafood Initiative, the Billfish Foundation, Slow Foods and Fresh on the Menu. The restaurant is also steeped in 20th Century history. In the spring of 1928, the Junior League of Charleston set up one of its first fund raising enterprises, a Tea Room located in the Mill at Middleton Place. League volunteers served okra soup and sandwiches to guests seated at tables overlooking the Ashley River. In 1949, the Tea Room, now the Restaurant, was moved to its present location. The building is an architectural gem and curiosity to visitors in and of itself. Designed by W. Bancel LaFarge in 1933, based on research done in Barbados, the roof lines are the same as the neighboring Mill where the restaurant originated. Today’s restaurant was originally used as a guest house, with two bedrooms and a sitting room upstairs. The cypress-paneled room downstairs was a living and game room surrounded by a screened porch. Proceeds from the operation of the Restaurant support the preservation work of the not-for-profit Middleton Place Foundation.


Charleston Tea Rooms Charleston Tea Rooms offer a glimpse into how this mannerly city fetes the public through church tea rooms. Many of the receipts, or recipes to those who are from off, have been handed down and improved upon from one generation to the next. St. Philip’s Episcopal Church Tea Room, one of the oldest, will be held April 3-7, 11:30 am-2 pm, at the corner of Church and Cumberland Streets in downtown Charleston. A delivery service to downtown locations and take-out lunches are available by calling 843-722-7921 or visit www.stphilipschurchsc.org. Grace Episcopal Church Tea Room, on Wentworth St., is held May 29-June 2, and June 4-9, 11:30 am-2 pm. A gift shop, the Church Mouse Boutique, open from 10:30 am - 3 pm, is also available. For more information, call 843-723-4575 or visit www.gracechurchcharleston.org. Second Presbyterian Church’s “Seconds Please” Tea Room, on Meeting St., is held in the Parish Hall, across the street from Wragg Square, on May 26 & 27 & June 2 & 3, from 11am-2 pm. For more information, call 843-723-9237 or visit www.secondpresbyterianchurch.org.

The Battle of Charleston at Legare Farms April 8-9, 2017

Spend the day learning about our nation’s history! Legare Farms on Johns Island will once again be hosting The Battle of Charleston, a timeline re-enactment of American Wars on April 8-9, 2017. Living history demonstrations will take place throughout the weekend. On Saturday morning at 10:30 am there will be a Ladies Social and on Sunday morning at 10:30 am, a church service. Visitors will witness three fierce battles each day: a Civil War battle at noon, a World War II battle at 1pm, and a Vietnam battle at 2pm. Gates will open on both days at 10 am and close at 5 pm. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6 to 12, with five and under admitted free. For more information call 843-559-0788 or visit www.legarefarms.com. Concessions will be available.

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Jewelry That’s Good for You Lowcountry Eclectic

While visiting the Holy City, a trip to the Charleston City Market is on nearly everyone’s list. Lowcountry Eclectic, a shop that creates beautiful, natural wood diffuser jewelry and accessories, is found in our iconic market several days a week and in the Night Market every Friday and Saturday from 7-10pm.

The idea for this unique business came to the Esquivel family after moving to the Lowcountry from Texas to be with family. The couple’s children kept bringing beautiful branches that they found while exploring, and the innate loveliness of the wood begged for a second life in the form of a unique creation.

Diffuser jewelry is used for a variety of purposes depending on the chosen essential oil – from a natural insect repellent to a lovely and natural perfume. Swarms of noseeums, small biting insects, were Amanda Esquivel’s inspiration for creating her first natural wood diffuser necklace. She recommends renewing your jewelry’s essential oil every 24 to 36 hours. Heavier oils, such as cinnamon or clove, will require longer to diffuse out, and Amanda recommends a dedicated piece of jewelry for these oils.

The wood is harvested by the family here in the Lowcountry and is never treated with any chemicals. All of the wood comes from land that is free from pesticides or herbicides. The wood circles vary, but are mainly Magnolia, Plum and numerous varieties of Oak and are harvested sustainably by selecting fallen branches and prunings made with the tree's long term health in mind. Amanda’s jewelry is also available online at https://lowcountryeclectic.com, and domestic shipping is always free.

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Discover The Market

Charleston Historic Market is one of the area’s must see attractions. Having survived a tumultuous past, the Market has outlasted tornadoes, hurricanes, a major earthquake and devastation by fires and Civil War bombardment. Over 200 years ago, a wealthy Charleston family willed land to the town of Charleston to be used as a public market, with the stipulation that the property revert to the family if used for any other purpose. To this day, the charming Charleston City Market is a popular destination for visitors and locals alike. 18

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2017 North Charleston Arts Fest Free & ticketed events at various venues May 3-7, 2017

The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department proudly presents the 2017 North Charleston Arts Fest. This annual event highlights national, regional, and local artists and performers in the areas of dance, theatre, music and visual & literary arts. For more than 30 years the festival has made quality arts programming affordable and accessible to the widest spectrum of the public, attracting more than 30,000 residents and visitors from throughout the Southeast and beyond to experience a variety of free and modestly priced performances, workshops, exhibitions and activities in multiple venues, including libraries, community centers, schools, civic auditoriums, and parks. The event has matured into one of the most comprehensive arts festivals in the state of South Carolina with a schedule 20

that offers something for everyone, including concerts, theatre presentations, children’s programs, workshops and demonstrations, exhibitions, public art installations, and much more. The Arts Fest Expo, considered the festival’s flagship event, is held the first weekend in May at the Charleston Area Convention Center and offers free admission and parking to more than 40 performances on four stages. Other Expo activities include judged art and photography shows, the SC Palmetto Hands Juried Fine Craft Exhibit, a gem & mineral show, children’s activities, art and craft booths, and a food courtyard. For more information, visit www.northcharlestonartsfest.com or call 843-7405854.

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The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Ehibit May 26 - June 10 Marion Square

Join some of South Carolina’s premier artists in the 38th year of The Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Exhibit, a free open air venue in downtown Charleston. More than 80 South Carolina artists set up their “art camp” for 17 days of the Spoleto/Piccolo Spoleto arts festival in Marion Square, located at the intersection of King, Calhoun and Meeting Streets. Hours are 10am5pm, Monday through Thursday, and 10am-6pm, Friday through Sunday. This event is believed to be the longest running outdoor fine art

festival in the United States. Visitors are able to interact directly with the artist and their work, and many do painting demonstrations throughout the day. More than ten of the participating artists have been a part of this exhibit since the very first year! Highly competitive, once an artist is accepted to the show, they are able to come back year after year. Piccolo Spoleto Outdoor Art Festival is produced and directed by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs. To learn more, call 843-724-7305 or email joyce@ joyceharveyfineart.com. Photo by: Terrie Johnson

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Piccolo Spoleto May 26 - June 11, 2017

Focusing primarily on artists of the

Piccolo Spoleto prioritizes accessibility for

Southeast region, Piccolo Spoleto is the

both artists and performers, presenting

perfect complement to the international

professional work of the highest standard,

scope of Spoleto Festival USA, its par-

while ensuring that nearly half of Pic-

ent festival, and its 500 events in 17 days

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transforms Charleston into an exhilarat-

balance are offered at affordable ticket

ing celebration of performing, literary

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and visual arts. Piccolo Spoleto’s traditional program offerings include visual

For ticket information and a schedule of

arts exhibits, classical music, jazz, dance,

events, visit www.piccolospoleto.com or

theatre, poetry readings, children’s activi-

call 843-724-7305.

ties, choral music, ethnic cultural presentations, crafts and film.

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In a world with too many national chain stores and not enough of the independent, mom and pop, boutique stores of days gone by, Summerville, with its small-town values and historic roots, does not disappoint. Only 18 miles from Charleston via I-26 to Exit 199-A or Hwy. 61 past the Gardens, you’ll find the historic village of Summerville. The “Flowertown in the Pines” offers unique boutiques, ladies & children’s clothing, gifts, toys, restaurants, antiques, fabric, jewelry and much more!

843.261.9276

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SpoletoFestival

USA

May 26 to June 11


Since the first Spoleto Festival in 1978, excitement builds in the city each spring as world class artists fill Charleston with inspiring, uplifting performances. For 17 days and nights, Spoleto Festival USA draws people from around the world to experience the light and beauty of the arts, with renowned artists and emerging performers in disciplines ranging from opera, theatre, music theatre, dance and chamber, symphonic, choral and jazz music, as well as the visual arts. Attendance each year runs between 70,000 and 80,000. As it begins another season, Spoleto returns to the Gaillard Center with Tchaikovsky’s grand opera Eugene Onegin. Tchaikovsky’s full range of emotions is on display in Eugene Onegin -- his grand opera based on Pushkin’s classic novel in verse. Russia’s wintery beauty expressed in both simple country life and the glittering aristocracy of St. Petersburg is the backdrop for this story about the tragedy of first love. On May 25 and 26, Grammy winner and Jazz Master Dee Dee Bridgewater returns to the Festival with her latest contributions to the jazz vocal tradition. Few singers successfully carry the torch passed on by Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, Carmen McRae, and Betty Carter. Dee Dee Bridgewater has earned this distinction, and three Grammy Awards, in part, by mastering the same qualities as her predecessors: thinking more like an instrumentalist than a vocalist, scatting well constructed yet improvised melodies, and interpreting songs in an original and personal way. An annual favorite, the Westminster Choir will perform two concerts on May 29 and June 3 at the Cathedral Church of St. Luke and St. Paul.  Attendees will hear the pristine voices of the Festival’s acclaimed choir-in-residence soar in purity and bliss. Conducted by Joe Miller, the Festival’s director for choral activities, this esteemed ensemble offers selections from its rich and widely varied repertoire. Always highly anticipated, the Spoleto Festival USA Finale will again be held at Middleton Place and feature The Revivalists, the next break out band from New Orleans. The group’s blend of soulful, syncopated rock and earnest songwriting comes to life through a meticulously crafted and ever-evolving live performance. Bring the family and a picnic to enjoy an all day celebration, with the band taking the stage at 8:30 pm. The gates open at 3:30 pm, with live music beginning at 4 pm, and the ticket price includes entrance to Middleton Place.


S ightseeing DIRECTORY

Charleston visitor reception & transportation center

375 Meeting St. Open 8:30am-5pm daily. 843-853-8000.

Mount pleasant/isle of palms visitor center

99 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd. Open 9am-5pm daily. 843-774-0006.

Summerville Visitor Center

402 N. Main St. (Hwy. 17A). 843-8738535. www.visitsummerville.com.

TOURS & ATTRACTIONS Carolina Queen Riverboat Cruises

Come aboard the Carolina Queen, Charleston’s only authentic river boat for a fun filled afternoon or evening. The Queen is Charleston Harbor’s newest vessel, and she specializes in special events and private charters. Wednesday night Murder Mystery Cruises, Craft 26

Beer Cruises throughout the summer and fall, Sunday Brunch Cruises and Holiday Cruises. Please visit our website www.charlestonharbortours.com or call 843-722-1112 for information.

Charleston’s best tours, llc Get Spooked with us on our night-time walking ghost tour as featured in AAA Magazine! Our theme is only welldocumented ghost stories led by career guides!  Reservations required.  Call 843-819-4565.  Times vary seasonally and depart from The Griffon Tavern, 18 Vendue Range. Adults $15 with $5 coupon. Children 7-12 $10, 6& Under free.

Charleston harbor tours aboard the carolina belle

Enjoy a live-narrated “Harbor of History Tour” aboard the Carolina Belle. You’ll see 75 points of interest including Ft. Sumter, Ravenel Bridge, the “Battery,” Patriots Point and the

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“Holy City” skyline. This non-stop tour departs daily at 11:30, 1:30, and 3:30, Feb-Nov. Tickets and departure from Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St. 843-722-1112 (DS, MC, V). Book online at www.charlestonharbortours.com or call 843-722-1112. Available for private charter.

Schooner Pride – Charleston’s Tall Ship Marvel at the Holy City’s unique skyline as we sail by the forts, going where history was made. Listen to the wind filling the sails, see dolphins frolicking, and watch magnificent colors of a Low country sunset. Sail aboard the “Pride” for an afternoon Dolphin Sail or a Sunset Sail a unique experience! Book online at www. schoonerpride.com or call 843-72228

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South carolina aquarium

With more to explore every day, visit Charleston’s #1 family attraction! Get up close to sharks, river otters, loggerhead turtles, a rare albino alligator and Atlantic stingrays. Don’t miss daily dive shows and interactive activities. Open daily. www. scaquarium.org. 843-720-1990.

HISTORIC BUILDINGS & MUSEUMS confederate museum

The building Market Hall houses over 2,000 genuine relics that were donated by Confederate Veterans themselves who started the Confederate Museum. The collection is owned by Charleston

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Chapter #4, United Daughters of the Confederacy and operated by the chapter members. Corner of Meeting & Market Streets. Tues-Sat. 11am-3:30pm. Closed Holidays. Jan. & Feb.: Th-Sat. Adults: $5, Children 6-12: $3. Under 6: Free. P.O. Box 20997, Charleston, SC 29413-0997, 843723-1541.

per person, Ages 6-16 $5, 5 & under free. 843-723-1159.

Calhoun Mansion

HISTORIC HOMES

16 Meeting St. The largest privately owned home in Charleston. 1876. As featured on A&E’s America’s Castles, this remarkable 24,000 sq ft private residence and its formal gardens are open daily. Tours every 30 minutes between 11am and 4:30pm. $16 per person. 843-722-8205.

Aiken-rhett house

Edmondston-alston house

Historic Charleston Foundation. 48 Elizabeth St. Circa 1820. Virtually unaltered since the 1850s. Former home of Gov. & Mrs. William Aiken, Jr. Adults $12, Combo Adult (AikenRhett House & Nathaniel Russell House) $18, Group of 12 or more $10

21 East Battery. Circa 1828. Gracious example of early 19th c. elegance, style and comfort. Tues.-Sat. 10am-4:30pm, Sun. & Mon. 1:30-4:30pm. Combo tickets available with Middleton Place Plantation. 843-722-7171.

America’s oldest preserved plantation house still open to the public.

AN AMERICAN ICON

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Heyward-washington house

87 Church St. Built in 1772. George Washington’s temporary residence during his Southern Tour of 1791. $10/adult, $5/child 3-12, under 3 free. Combo tickets available. 843722-2996.

Joseph Manigault House

350 Meeting St. Built in 1803. Premier example of Adam-style or Federal architecture. Captures the lifestyle of a wealthy, rice-planting family. $10/adult, $5/child 3-12, under 3 free. Combo tickets available. 843722-2996.

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Middleton Family, with extraordinary family furniture, silver, porcelain, rare books and portraits on display. Birthplace of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Middleton Place and the Middletons played an important role in American history. The property has miraculously remained under the same family stewardship for some 320 years, and today, successfully preserves history for visitors to enjoy. $16/Adults. Admission to Middleton Place Gardens required. 4300 Ashley River Road. 843-5566020. www.middletonplace.org

Nathaniel russell house

Historic Charleston Foundation. 51 Meeting St. Adam-style mansion built between 1803 & 1808. Noted for its free-flying staircase. Adults $12,

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MARGARITA MONDAY $35 / Person. Ladies sail for $25! 2 FOR TUESDAY One ticket admits two guests, just $20/person! “WINDSDAY” RED’S SUNSET CRUISE $40 / Person. Includes adult beverages and snacks. 3 FOR THURSDAY WINE TASTINGS FIREFLY FRIDAY Benefiting Susan G. Komen Lowcountry Affiliate. SATURDAY DOLPHIN SUNSET SAILS Public sails available through October 28. Complete schedule online. Private charters available.

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Combo Adult (Aiken-Rhett House & Nathaniel Russell House) $18, Group of 12 or more $10 per person, Ages 6-16 $5, 5 & under free. 843-724-8481.

PLANTATIONS, PARKS & GARDENS Drayton hall

A masterpiece of Georgian Palladian architecture. Circa 1738. Only plantation house on Ashley River that survived the Revolutionary and Civil Wars. A National Trust Historic site. Open daily. 843-769-2600. www.draytonhall.org.

Magnolia plantation & gardens

Hwy. 61, 10 miles NW of Chas. Listed in National Register of Historic Places. Petting zoo, mini-horses, Biblical Garden, picnic area, plantation house & Audubon Swamp Garden. 843-5711266. www.magnoliaplantation.com. CHARLESTON'S GILDED AGE MANSION

Middleton place

Ashley River Rd. (Hwy. 61). 14 mi. NW of Chas. A National Historic Landmark. 18th c. elegance in America’s oldest landscaped gardens. Restaurant, Museum Shop, Garden Market & Nursery. 843-556-6020. 800782-3608. www.middletonplace.org.

Cabbage Row Shoppe

Needlepoint

13 Broad Street, Charleston, SC 29401 t-843-722-1528 f-843-576-4219 www.cabbagerow.com

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The Largest Privately Owned House Museum & Decorative Arts Collection in Charleston When it was built in 1876, the Charleston News and Courier called it “the handsomest and most complete private residence in the south.” It still is – 24,000 sq. ft. Italianate home and stunning formal gardens – open daily. As seen in Architectural Digest, American Castles, Forbes, HGTV, the Wall Street Journal, Art and Antiques Magazine, the mini-series North and South, Scarlett and The Notebook.

Hours: Mar.-Nov. 11-5pm Dec.-Feb. 11-4:30pm 16 Meeting St. • 843.722.8205 www.calhounmansion.net

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North charleston wannamaker county park

8888 University Blvd. (Hwy. 78). Picnic sites, shelters, trails, playground, bike, kayak & pedal boat rentals, offleash dog park. Adm. $1 per person. July-Labor Day 8am-8pm, Sept. 8am-sunset daily. 843-572-7275. www. ccprc.com.

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum

Offering exciting new interactive exhibits, historic ships including the USS Yorktown, amazing aircraft, the Medal of Honor Museum, and so much more! 40 Patriots Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 843.884.2727 Open daily from 9a to 6:30p Admission: children $12 age 6-11, adults $20 Visit us at PatriotsPoint.org

THEATRES & ENTERTAINMENT THE SOUND OF CHARLESTON “From Gospel to Gershwin” Live concerts featuring music that defines Charleston’s history – gospel, Gershwin, Civil War campsongs, jazz, light classics & more, at Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St. Adults $28, Seniors $26, Students $16, 12 & under are free. See dates in calendar or call 843-270-4903. Tickets at area Visitor Centers or online at www.soundofcharleston.com.

2017 SCHEDULE APRIL

JUNE

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JULY

AUGUST & SEPTEMBER

SOUTH ATLANTIC LEAGUE OPPONENTS NORTH DIVISION

All home & road games broadcast locally on

DEL - Delmarva (BAL) GSO - Greensboro (MIA) HAG - Hagerstown (WAS) HIC - Hickory (TEX) KAN - Kannapolis (CWS) LWD - Lakewood (PHI) WV - West Virginia (PIT)

SOUTH DIVISION

ASH - Asheville (COL) AUG - Augusta (SF) COL - Columbia (NYM) GVL - Greenville (BOS) LEX - Lexington (KC) ROM - Rome ((ATL)

CITADEL/RIVERDOGS DOUBLEHEADER

YANKEES v. BRAVES LEGENDS GAME

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Mt. Pleasant 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival April 30, 2017

Enjoy a boat parade, savory seafood samples, live music, arts & crafts and more at the 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet and Seafood Festival. The event began in 1987 to honor and support local shrimpers, and has evolved into one of the most highly anticipated events of the year for seafood lovers. Held at picturesque Memorial Waterfront Park, the event will be held on Sunday, April 30th, from 11am-5 pm. Proceeds benefit the local shrimping industry along with non-profits selected by the planning committee each year. For more information, call 843-884-8517 or visit www.tompsc.com. 34

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Find your own path in Historic Summerville You will find charming shops, a vibrant night life, live theater, over 100 dining options, more than 35 pieces of public sculpture, and the Birthplace of Sweet Tea!

Something sweet for everyone!

Photo by David Corvino

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“Hands On” Rice Planting At Middleton Place April 22 - 23, 2017

Visitors are invited to take part in the centuries-old tradition of rice cultivation in the Low Country April 22 & 23, 10am-12pm & 1-3pm (subject to change due to weather conditions) as Middleton Place plants the demonstration rice field. Costumed interpreters will instruct guests in traditional methods of planting, discuss the history of the famed Carolina Gold rice, and explain the African origins of rice and its cultivation in South Carolina in the 18th and 19th centuries.  Visitors may help with the actual planting of rice in the fields.  While many associate cotton as the dominant crop in the antebellum South, for more than 125 years rice was the supreme cash crop in the Low Country.  Rice propelled Charleston to becoming the richest city in the colonies, creating vast wealth for the Middleton family.  The Low Country’s tidal rivers once produced millions of pounds of the golden grain. Rice fields lined both sides of the Ashley River and other tidal rivers on the southeast coast from the 36

Cape Fear River in North Carolina, to the St. John’s River in northern Florida. Middleton Place was the family seat and headquarters for a network of riceproducing plantations owned by the Middleton Family.  Traditionally, planting took place between early March and mid-June.  After the fields were prepared with a system of protective dikes and drainage ditches, slaves used specially-designed wooden rakes to drag shallow furrows into the dry soil.  Rice seed was dropped into the furrows and covered with a thin layer of dirt, which was often done with bare feet in the 18th and 19th centuries.  The growing season for the Middleton Place demonstration rice field runs through approximately mid-September, ending with two days of rice harvest programming on dates to be determined in either late August or September.  For more information, call 843-5566020 or visit www.middletonplace.org. Middleton Place is located at 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, SC 29414.

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Volvo Car Open, America’s Premier Women’s Tennis Event, Daniel Island, 800677-2293 or www.volvocaropen.com.

1-292 Festival of Houses and Gardens Tours, A different tour every day. 843-722-3405, www.historiccharleston.org.

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Farmers Market, Saturdays, 8am-2pm, Marion Square, 843-724-7305, www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com.

1-30

4-D Theater, S.C. Aquarium, 843-577-FISH, http://scaquarium.org.

1-30

Lowcountry History Hall, permanent exhibit at Charleston Museum, 843-722-2996, www.charlestonmuseum.org.

2-30

Bird Walk, 8:30-11am, Sundays, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 843-571-1266, www.magnoliaplantation.com.

4-25

Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market, Tuesdays, 3:30-7pm, Pavilion on Coleman Blvd., 843-884-8517, www.tompsc.com.

5, 8, 12, 19, 26 5-5/31 6-23

The Sound of Charleston, live music from Gospel to Gershwin, 7pm, Circular Congregational Church, $16-$28, 843-270-4903, www.soundofcharleston.com. Spring Wine Strolls, Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 pm, Middleton Place, 843-266-7477, www.middletonplace.org. Charleston RiverDogs Baseball, Joe Riley Park, 843-577-3647, www.riverdogs. com.

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Plantasia, plants for sale, workshops on the hour, Old Towne Creek County Park, West Ashley, 1400 Old Towne Rd., free, 843-579-9922, http://chashortsoc.org.

8-9

The Battle of Charleston, Timeline Reenactment of American Wars, 10am-5pm both days, $10 for adult, $5 for children six and older, 843-559-0788 or www.legarefarms.com.

14-30

Come Back to the Five and Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean, Footlight Players, 843-722-4487, www.footlightplayers.net.

151 Hat Ladies 16th Annual Easter Promenade, 11 am, Broad to East Bay Streets and back to Meeting Street, www.hatladies.org.

20-23

Charleston Race Week, www.charlestonraceweek.com.

21-22

Mahler’s Fifth Symphony, Charleston Symphony Orchestra, 7:30pm, The Gaillard Center, 843-723-7528, www.charlestonsymphony.com.

21-22

Charleston Outdoor Fest, James Island County Park, 843-795-4FUN, http://ccprc. com.

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“Hands-On” Rice Planting, 10am and 1pm, Middleton Place, free with admission, 843-266-7477, www.middletonplace.org.

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Shaggin’ on the Cooper, 7pm, Mt. Pleasant Pier, 843-795-4FUN, www.ccprc.com.

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Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival, Memorial Waterfront Park, Mt. Pleasant, 11:30am-6pm, 843-884-8517, www.tompsc.com.

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Old Village Home, Garden, & Art Tour, Old Village Mt. Pleasant, 1-5pm, 843-7642323 x 386, www.redcross.org.

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What’s Cookin’?

Carolina Tailgating Bacon Twirls

It’s time to fire up the grill and enjoy the outdoors. A favorite of tailgaters and backyard chefs, this recipe from the website Love Me Some Bacon is sure to please the pork lovers in your group. The author recommends using hickory or apple wood pellets if using a pellet grill.

Ingredients

2 pork tenderloins (silver skin removed) 1 package of thick cut bacon Honey Dijon mustard 1 bottle of your favorite apricot BBQ sauce.

Preparation Turn your grill up to high, preheat for 10 minutes. Cut your pork tenderloins into thin strips lengthwise. You may want to cut the thin strips in half depending how long your strips are. You want your bacon strips to be longer than your pork strips. Slather one side of the pork tenderloin strips with the Dijon honey mustard.   Roll the bacon up with the tenderloin with the bacon on the outside. When your pellet grill is at 400-450 degrees place your twirls on the grill.   After about 8-10 minutes flip and slather with your favorite apricot bbq sauce. Make sure to watch your bacon so it doesn’t get too done. Grill the opposite side for another 8-10 minutes making sure both sides are slathered with sauce and are starting to caramelize.   Let twirls cool for 3-5 minutes before serving.

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1-31 Fort Moultrie, 9am-5pm, self-guided tours daily, Sullivan’s Island, 843-8833123, www.nps.gov.

1-31 Lowcountry History Hall, Exhibit, Charleston Museum, 843-722-2996, www.charlestonmuseum.org.

2-30 Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market, Tuesdays, 3:30pm-7pm, Pavilion on Coleman Blvd., 843-884-8517, www.tompsc.com.

2-31 Charleston RiverDogs Baseball, Joe Riley Park, 843-577-3647, www.riverdogs.com.

3-7 North Charleston Arts Festival, various locations, 843-554-5700, www.northcharlestonartsfest.com.

3, 10, 17, The Sound of Charleston, live music from Gospel to Gershwin, 24, 27, 31 7 pm (27th and 31st at 2 pm), Circular Congregational Church, $16-$28, 843-270-4903, www.soundofcharleston.com.

3-31 Spring Wine Strolls, Wednesdays, 6-8 pm, Middleton Place, 843-266-7477, www.middletonplace.org

4-25 N. Chas. Farmers Market, Thurs., 12-7 pm, Felix C. Davis Community Center grounds, 843-740-1028, www.northcharleston.org.

5 Charleston Gallery Association Art Walk: 5-8pm, downtown Charleston, 843-577-7101, www.charlestongalleryassociation.com.

6 Annual Sheep Shearing, 10am-3pm, Middleton Place, 843-266-7477, www.middletonplace.org.

6-27 Farmers Market, every Saturday, 8am-1pm, Marion Square, 843-724-7305, www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com.

7-28 Bird Walk, Sundays, 8:30-11:30am, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 800367-3517, www.magnoliaplantation.com.

13 Shaggin’ on the Cooper, 7pm, Mt. Pleasant Pier, 843-795-4FUN, www.ccprc.com.

20 Charleston Beer Garden, 12-7 pm, The Grove @Patriots Point, 843-9067927, www.charlestonbeergarden.com.

26 Moonlight Mixer, 7-11pm, Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, 843-795-4FUN, www.ccprc.com.

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Spoleto Festival USA, 843-579-3100, www.spoletousa.org.

26-6/11

Piccolo Spoleto, the official outreach arm of Spoleto Festival USA, 843-724-7305, www.piccolospoleto.com.

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6:13 6:24 7:12 7:23 8:14 8:26 9:19 9:33 10:22 10:38 11:21 11:39 12:14 12:34 1:02 1:24 1:45 2:10 2:26 2:54 3:03 3:35 3:39 4:14 4:13 4:53 4:46 5:31 5:21 6:12 5:59 6:55 6:44 7:44 7:36 8:37 8:37 9:33 9:42 10:29 10:46 11:23 11:47 12:14 12:43 1:04 1:37 1:52 2:29 2:41 3:21 3:30 4:13 4:20 5:06 5:13 6:01 6:08

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12:40 1:43 2:50 3:56 4:59 5:56 6:46 7:32 8:14 8:53 9:31 10:07 10:44 11:21 12:01 12:28 1:14 2:08 3:07 4:07 5:04 5:59 6:51 7:42 8:33 9:24 10:16 11:10 12:08

12:17 1:17 2:22 3:29 4:34 05:34 6:28 7:17 8:01 8:42 9:21 9:58 10:34 11:10 11:47 12:45 1:35 2:31 3:31 4:29 5:26 06:19 7:11 8:02 8:52 9:44 10:36 11:31

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6:59 7:58 8:59 9:58 10:54 11:44 12:12 1:02 1:47 2:30 3:10 3:49 4:27 5:05 5:44 6:25 7:10 8:00 8:53 9:49 10:44 11:39 12:18 1:16 2:11 3:05 3:58 4:52 5:46 6:41 7:37

7:08 12:29 8:11 1:30 9:16 2:32 10:19 3:34 11:18 4:32 5:25 12:31 6:14 1:13 6:59 1:53 7:41 2:30 8:22 3:06 9:01 3:40 9:39 4:15 10:16 4:50 10:54 5:29 11:32 6:13 12:15 7:04 12:38 8:03 1:27 9:07 2:22 10:14 3:21 11:18 4:20 5:19 12:32 6:17 1:25 7:13 2:17 8:08 3:09 9:04 4:02 10:00 4:56 10:57 5:53 11:55 6:51 12:15 7:52 1:12

1:09 2:12 3:16 4:17 5:13 6:05 6:52 7:35 8:15 8:54 9:31 10:06 10:42 11:17 11:55 1:02 1:56 2:53 3:53 4:52 5:49 6:45 7:39 8:34 9:28 10:23 11:19 12:55 1:55

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June

LOW A.M. P.M.

8:33 9:28 10:20 11:09 11:55 12:35 1:21 2:04 2:45 3:24 4:02 4:40 5:18 5:59 6:42 7:28 8:20 9:14 10:11 11:08 12:05 12:56 1:53 2:48 3:41 4:34 5:26 6:18 7:09 8:01

8:53 9:54 10:52 11:46 12:38 1:19 1:58 2:35 3:12 3:48 4:26 5:06 5:50 6:41 7:37 8:41 9:47 10:53 11:56 1:01 1:56 2:51 3:45 4:39 5:34 6:30 7:27 8:25

HIGH A.M. P.M.

2:08 3:04 3:57 4:48 5:37 6:23 7:07 7:50 8:32 9:12 9:51 10:29 11:07 11:48 12:09 12:55 1:47 2:44 3:45 4:46 5:48 6:48 7:47 8:46 9:43 10:40 11:37 12:34 12:46 1:37

2:54 3:52 4:45 5:35 6:22 7:05 7:47 8:27 9:06 9:43 10:18 10:54 11:30 12:34 1:26 2:22 3:22 4:23 5:23 6:22 7:21 8:18 9:13 10:08 11:02 11:54 1:30 2:25

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1-11 Spoleto Festival USA, 843-579-3100, www.spoletousa.org. 1-11 Piccolo Spoleto, the official outreach arm of Spoleto Festival USA, 843-724-7305, www.piccolospoleto.com.

1-30 Kidstory: Hands-On Children’s Exhibit, Charleston Museum, 843-722-2996, www. charlestonmuseum.org.

1-29 N. Chas. Farmers’ Market, 12-7 pm, Thurs., Felix C. Davis Community Center grounds, 843-740-1028, www.northcharleston.org.

1-30 “swing!,” interactive exhibit at Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, 843-8538962, www.explorecml.org.

1-304 Madagascar Journey, SC Aquarium, 843-577-FISH, http://scaquarium.org. 1-30 Fort Moultrie, 9am-5pm, self-guided tours daily, Sullivan’s Island, 843-883-3123, www.nps.gov.

1-30 Splash Island at Palmetto Islands County Park, Mt. Pleasant (843-884-0832),

Splash Zone at James Island County Park (843-795-7275), Whirlin’ Waters at Wannamaker County Park in North Charleston (843-572-PARK), open daily 10am-6pm, www.ccprc.com.

2, 23 Reggae Nights Concert Series, James Island County Park, 843-795-4386, www.ccprc. com.

3-24 Farmers Market, every Saturday, 8am-1pm, Marion Square, 843-724-7305m, www.charlestonfarmersmarket.com.

4, 7, 10 The Sound of Charleston, 2 pm, Circular Congregational Church, $16-$28, 843-2704903, www.soundofcharleston.com.

4-25 Bird Walk, Sundays, 8:30-11am, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 800-367-3517, www.magnoliaplantation.com.

6-27 Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market, Tuesdays, 3:30pm-dusk, Coleman Blvd., 843-8848517, www.tompsc.com.

6-30 Charleston RiverDogs Baseball, Joe Riley Park, 843-577-3647, www.riverdogs.com. 81 World Oceans Day, 9 am-6 pm, South Carolina Aquarium, 843-577-FISH, http://scaquarium.org.

10 Shaggin’ on the Cooper, 7 pm, Mt. Pleasant Pier, 843-795-4FUN, www.ccprc.com. 11 Spoleto Finale, Middleton Place, tickets at the gate, 843-579-3100, www.spoletousa.org.

June

16 Moonlight Mixer, 7-11pm, Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, 843-795-4FUN, www.ccprc.com.

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Offstreet Parking One-way Streets Public Restrooms Visitor Center 375 Meeting Steet 843-853-8000

CARTA Downtown Area Shuttle (DASH) Aquarium/College of Charleston Meeting/King Lockwood/Calhoun CARTA DASH Stops

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