Mixed media artist Eva Magill-Oliver takes her scenic paper cutting collages to a new surface with her latest collaboration with ceramicist, Laura Cooke, resulting in a line of user-friendly pottery, like platters, plates, and mugs.
This premiere screening of Middleton Place's documentary, Beyond the Fields: Slavery at Middleton Place, is free to attend, but reservations are required. A Q&A will follow the screening.
The name says it all — if you do love the '90s you should head to the NPAC for music from Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Spinderella, Color Me Badd, Coolio, Tone Loc, and Young MC.
The Charleston Museum, along with Charleston's poet laureate, Marcus Amaker, present Poetry Past and Present: Dave the Potter, a discussion of a South Carolina slave's pottery and the poetry he etched onto his pieces.
Citizens from across the Lowcountry will march on April 29 in the People's Climate Parade, a creative call for action on our changing climate. The gathering will start at the Royal American with artistic sign making stations facilitated by Artist & Craftsman (9-9:30) followed by engaging speakers from across the community and a rally. The parade will officially start walking at 10 a.m.
Independent Bookstore Day is a nationwide day dedicated to books and literature. This day is important to small indie independent stores like Itinerant Literate, who will be hosting a day full of book and literature themed events, giveaways, and discounts from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. at the Brew Cellar.
Join an annual celebration of childhood, diversity, and literacy. Enjoy activities, giveaways, and a theatrical arts presentation by Art Pot, Charleston’s only Hispanic theater group. Information for families will be provided in English and Spanish.
Lowcountry Orphan Relief invites you to attend their 3rd Annual Southern Garden Party at the Charleston Navy Yard Historic District Quarter C House. The event's theme will be Alice in Wonderland and all guests are encouraged to dress for the occasion! All proceeds will directly benefit Lowcountry Orphan Relief's efforts in the Lowcountry to provide support services to children who have been identified as at-risk or are suffering from abandonment, abuse, and/or neglect. The event will feature a children's fashion show using clothing donated to our Distribution Center. Guests will also enjoy live music, DJ, photographer, delicious food, and drinks. For additional cost, guests will sip on mimosas, participate in our hat contest, and take a chance at the wine pull featuring wine bottles from $10-$50.
At Home Team's Annual All-Americana Crawfish Boil guests enjoy live music from Whiskey Diablo and Cranford Hollow as well as a plate of crawfish ($15 in advance, $20 day-of, additional plates $10), and New Orleans-inspired cocktails.
The Lowcountry Stargazers will be hosting a public nighttime observing event for people of all ages at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island. This is a dark sky location, away from city lights. Many celestial objects should be visible in the night sky...planets, star clusters, galaxies, etc. The event will be held rain or shine. A presentation and equipment demonstration will take place if the weather is uncooperative.
The 30th Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival presented by East Cooper Medical Center and Harris Teeter is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop. #JustAsk where your seafood came from before you buy! Support local and wild caught to support your fishermen! Two shuttle bus routes will be available offering plenty of convenient and easy offsite parking.
PAR "boils" to raise awareness against sexual violence. Help wrap up Sexual Assault Awareness Month at Bowen's Island Restaurant and honor survivors of sexual assault. Enjoy great food, live music, a game of corn hole, and an onsite raffle with lots of prizes from local vendors and artists. The winner of the Online Raffle (a two-night stay at Montage at Palmetto Bluff) will be announced. All proceeds will benefit victims and survivors of sexual assault.