Friday, November 26, 2010

Santa's in the House!

He will be visiting Freshfields Village (located at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook Islands) the weekend of November 26-28, 2010.

Come out and see Santa.  You and your family can get a free photo made with him.

For times, Visit Freshfields' North Pole.

Holiday Festival-Freshfields Village

In need of burning off those extra Thanksgiving turkey and other good-eats calories?  Want to do a little Black Friday shopping?

Head over to Freshfields Village, near Seabrook Island,  on November 26th for a Holiday Festival.  There will be a Holiday Farmers Market, music, and activities for the kiddos.  Even a visit from the Jolly Ol' Man himself a.k.a. Santa!

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Kiawah Island Marathon-December 11, 2010

This just in: 

Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon now has a limited supply of slots open for the half and full marathon race through Kiawah Island Natural Habitat Conservancy. 

By making a donation to the Conservancy, you will be helping fund fees associated with habitat land preservation while earning a race entry to the Kiawah Island Golf Resort Marathon.

If you are interested in learning more about this short-time opportunity, contact us via email
at .

Please note that regular race registration fees also apply. To learn more about our
marathon, please go to

Hurry these remaining slots will be filled by Friday, November 11th if not before.

Sunday, November 7, 2010

The Holidays are coming!

Yesterday I started seeing evergreen garland everywhere and, WAIT A TICK!  A Christmas wreath?!?

Everyone knows the Holidays don't officially begin until the James Island Festival of Lights turn on.  Um, just checked...The Lights switch on November 12th!

Load up your car (admission is only $10/car) and head out to James Island for this year's Holiday Festival of Lights.  The 3-mile tour features over 500,000 twinkly lights.

Visit James Island Holiday Lights for more info.

Bring on the Holiday Season!

Friday, November 5, 2010

Shrimp City Slim & Chuck "The Cat" Morris are back out at Lucy's Red Sky Grill on Seabrook Island this Sunday, November 7, 6-9 pm. Dinner reservations can be made by calling: 843-768-8118.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Run, Forrest, Run

Just in time to burn off some extra calories before the holiday parties start~ Runs, Trots and Walks.

  • November 6, 2010-James Island Connector 10K Run and 5K Walk 
  • November 25, 2010-Charleston's Turkey Day Run-This 5K draws over 5,000 runners/walkers.  If you have children, check out the Children's Fun Run.
  • November 25, 2010-Kiawah Island's Turkey Trot, 8 a.m.  Rise and Shine families!  Kiawah Island has your morning workout!  Choose from a 1 mile walk or a 1-3 mile beach run. 
  • November 25, 2010-Seabrook Island's 1st Annual Turkey Trot - 5K Walk/Run, 8 a.m.  What better way to start your turkey day festivities than with a run or brisk walk.  Sign-up at The Lake House or call at (843) 725-1580 for more information.  Volunteers are also needed to help make this walk/run a success. *Please note:  When you sign up we need your name, phone number, and t-shirt size (unisex).

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Music and so much More

The November List of Things to Do in the Lowcountry continues...

  • November 11-13, The first annual Weekend of Jazz at Kiawah Island.  Grammy winner, Earl Klugh and his guitar will host a music-filled weekend.  Individual tickets are now available for Kyle Eastwood & Boney James on Friday evening, November 12, and Earl Klugh and Fourplay on Saturday evening, November 13.
  • November 13, Blessing of the Vine Festival: 1 to 5 p.m.,  Irvin-House Vineyard, located at 6775 Bears Bluff Road on Wadmalaw Island. At the 8th Annual Blessing of the Vine Festival, wine lovers can witness the blessing of muscadine grapevines by a priest (the Blessing ceremony starts at 2 p.m.), and enjoy live music from The Hawkes. Admission is $5 per car. Food will be available for purchase.  
  • November 13, Colonial Trades and Harvest Day, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site; Admission $5/adult, $3/child (6-15).
  • November 14, THE DOOBIE BROTHERS, 7 p.m. in concert at the N. Charleston Performing Art Center.
  • November 14, 3rd Annual Rural Mission Oyster Roast, 3-6 p.m., Bowen's Island Restaurant (You know how good it is!). Enjoy great roasted oysters, food, drinks, live music and a great sunset view. Tickets are $25 for adults, $5 for children and are available from the Rural Mission at 843-768-1720, or buy at the door or order online.
  • November 17, DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, 7 p.m. Charleston Coliseum
  • November 18, ALAN JACKSON, 7 p.m. Charleston Coliseum
  • November 18, LYLE LOVETT, 7:30 p.m. Charleston PAC

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

New Month, New Things to do in the Lowcountry

Goodness, where has the year gone?  It is now November which means full-on Fall in the Lowcountry.

Get ready!  Here's a list of just a few fun things to do in the Charleston area:
  • November 6-7, Plantation Days at Middleton Place.  Craftsmen (and crafts-women) will demonstrate harvest time skills used during antebellum time.  Regular admission fees required for Plantation Days.  *You do get access to the gardens, the Stableyards, and other tours.
  • November 6, Harvest Festival, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County Park. Live bluegrass music, food, fun, and games. Admission is $5; free for children 12 and under and Annual Gold Pass holders.
  • November 7, 3rd Annual Fall Harvest Dinner at Legare Farms.  This premier field-to-table event in Charleston and boasts participation of some of Charleston’s top chefs.  The evening will begin with a “Meet the Farmer” reception at 4:00 pm follow by dinner at 5:00 pm. Dinner will be Legare Farms’ own beef, pork, and fall vegetables prepared by some of Charleston’s finest chefs.  Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, or to purchase tickets, call 843-559-0788, or visit Legare Farms.  Legare Farms is located at 2620 Hanscombe Point Rd. on Johns Island, just off of River Road.
Wine Strolls, Cooking Classes, and a Concert-

Every Wednesday through November 17th, a wine stroll will take place at Middleton Place. A different wine and a different garden each week.

Get ready for Thanksgiving with cooking classes at Charleston Cooks! "Cooking in the Lowcountry:Thanksgiving Recipes" classes will be held November 6, 13, 20, 23, and 27th at 6:30 pm.

Doobie Brothers are coming to Charleston! Get your tickets now for the November 14th show.