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april 2015 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Apr

1
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

2
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

3
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

4
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

4
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

4
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

5
Easter
Always the first Sunday following the full moon after the vernal equinox
Statewide
Holiday
Sunday
Apr

5
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

5
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

5
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Apr

6
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Monday
Apr

6
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Monday
Apr

6
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

7
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

7
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Tuesday
Apr

7
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

8
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Wednesday
Apr

8
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Wednesday
Apr

8
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

9
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

9
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Thursday
Apr

9
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Thursday
Apr

9
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

10
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

10
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Friday
Apr

10
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Friday
Apr

10
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

11
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

11
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Saturday
Apr

11
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

11
Palmetto Half Marathon
Events over two days also include a 5K run/walk, youth half marathon, kids' fun run, expo - benefit
Columbia
Sports
Sunday
Apr

12
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Sunday
Apr

12
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

12
Family Circle Cup
9-day WTA women's tennis tournament
Charleston
Daniel Island
Sports
Sunday
Apr

12
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Monday
Apr

13
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Monday
Apr

13
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Tuesday
Apr

14
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Tuesday
Apr

14
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Wednesday
Apr

15
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Wednesday
Apr

15
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Thursday
Apr

16
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Thursday
Apr

16
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Thursday
Apr

16
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Friday
Apr

17
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Friday
Apr

17
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Friday
Apr

17
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Saturday
Apr

18
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

18
Come-See-Me Festival
10-day festival includes food, live music, and many kids' activities
Rock Hill
Festival
Saturday
Apr

18
Festival of Houses and Gardens
Historic Charleston Foundation - 7-10 properties per tour in 1 of 11 neighborhoods
Charleston
Historical
Sunday
Apr

19
Charleston Race Week
International sailboat regatta - inshore and offshore races
Learn more about boating in South Carolina
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Apr

25
Heart & Sole Women's Five Miler
Run or walk 5 miles or walk 3 miles to raise heart disease awareness - post-race events
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Abbeville French Heritage Festival
3-day event includes tours, flower show, play, concert, wine tasting
 
Abbeville
Festival

Dates TBD
Administrative Professionals' Day Lunch
Treat your administrative staff to a special three-course lunch - benefits Communities In Schools
 
Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
Aiken Horse Show
Benefits Hitchcock Woods, the largest urban forest in America
 
Aiken
Expo

Dates TBD
Art Market at Historic Honey Horn
Juried event - art on display and for sale in many disciplines
 
Hilton Head
Arts

Dates TBD
ArtFields
10-day event features 400+ Southeastern artists, live music, food, and tons of warm hospitality
 
Florence
Lake City
Arts

Dates TBD
Arts International
Arts International is a one day trip around the world of performing and visual arts on the campus of Francis Marion University
 
Florence
Arts

Dates TBD
Bark to the Park Walk
One-mile walk and after-party, pets are welcome - benefits homeless pets in the Midlands
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival
Celebrate the shrimping industry including boat parade, music, activities
Learn more about shrimping in South Carolina
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Festival

Dates TBD
Celebrate Sound, Donít Walk in Silence
Walk raising funds and awareness of hearing health
 
Columbia
Lexington
Sports

Dates TBD
Central Railroad Festival
Bands, kids' fun, arts and crafts, food booths
 
Clemson
Central
Festival

Dates TBD
Charleston Bed Race
Hampton Park - come watch as decorated beds race down Mary Murray Blvd - benefits Camp Happy Days
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
Charleston Dog Show
Demonstrations, exhibits - benefit
You can save an animal and help SC's animal rescue organizations
 
Charleston
Expo

Dates TBD
Charleston Food Film Festival
Exclusive film screenings, variety of culinary treats from local and national chefs, all events are 21+ - benefit
 
Charleston
Culinary

Dates TBD
Charleston Honey & Bee Expo
Learn about bees, taste honey products, exhibits, movie
 
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Expo

Dates TBD
Charleston International Film Festival
5-day event includes sneak previews, nightly parties, q&a sessions, gala
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
 
Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
Clemson Easter Bunny Run 5K & Half-Marathon
Plus egg hunt - benefits the Clemson Triathlon Club
 
Clemson
Sports

Dates TBD
Colleton County Rice Festival
3-day event includes parade, crafts, 5K Rice Run, cooking contest, fireworks, street dance
 
Walterboro
Festival

Dates TBD
Columbia International Festival
2-day event includes a parade, demonstrations, food, exhibits, shopping from 60+ countries
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Columbia Open Studios
Self-guided tour of artistsí studios in the Greater Columbia area
 
Columbia
Arts

Dates TBD
Dig South
Interactive festival exploring the digital economy with conference sessions and keynotes
 
Charleston
Expo

Dates TBD
Earth Day Festival
Hands-on science-based interactive experience
 
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival

Dates TBD
East Coast Canoe & Kayak Festival
Lectures, on-water classes, demonstrations for all paddler levels
 
Charleston
James Island
Sports

Dates TBD
Eau Claire Fest
Unique marketplace of visual and performing arts, food, games, history, entertainment, parade, kidzone
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Firetruck Pull: Pull for Curing Kids Cancer
Teams will compete to pull a fire truck in the shortest amount of time - benefit
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Firing on Fort Sumter
Period Civil War-era dinner and public ball
 
Spartanburg
Historical

Dates TBD
Flowertown Festival
3-day event includes arts and crafts, Children's Jubilee, food - supports Summerville Family YMCA
 
Charleston
Summerville
Festival

Dates TBD
Folly Beach Wine & Sign
Sip a glass of wine while meeting Lowcountry authors and artists
 
Charleston
Folly Beach
Arts

Dates TBD
Food for Thought
Celebrates food, creative thinking, entrepreneurialism
 
Greenville
Culinary

Dates TBD
Garden Club of Charleston House and Garden Tours
Visit historic homes and gardens South of Broad featuring exquisite floral arrangements
 
Charleston
Expo

Dates TBD
Georgetown Rotary Shag Festival
Live band, shag lessons - benefit
 
Georgetown
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Goodwill Mud Run
Teams of 2 or 4 compete on a 3.5 mile course with 35 obstacles, kids zone too
 
Greenville
Sports

Dates TBD
Great Anderson County Fair
Midway with carnival rides, amphitheater with live entertainment, concessions, petting zoo, horse show
 
Anderson
Fair

Dates TBD
Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest
7-day event includes local restaurants featuring their seafood specialties, competitions, Kids' Zone, live entertainment
 
Hilton Head
Festival

Dates TBD
Historic Mitchelville 5K Run/Walk
Run or walk through the beautiful and historic Mitchelville Park plus 400 meter kids health run
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
Historic Pendleton Spring Jubilee
Nearly 100 artists and crafters plus food, live music, museum tours
 
Anderson
Pendleton
Festival

Dates TBD
IQA World Cup Quidditch Tournament
Team sport played with 14 players, four balls, and the elusive human snitch
 
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Sports

Dates TBD
Indie Grits Film Fest
The Nickelodeon presents films from new media makers and pros
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
It's All About Herbs Festival
Plant sale with many varieties of herbs, bake sale, herb mini-demonstrations, seminars, silent auction, raffle - benefit
 
Columbia
Lexington
Festival

Dates TBD
Kemopalooza
Live entertainment, auction - benefit
 
Columbia
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Kid's Day of Lexington
Learn about health, safety and environmental awareness through booths, activities, live performances
 
Columbia
Lexington
Expo

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Autism Foundation Spring Fling
Cocktail party, dinner, dancing, silent and live auctions - benefit
 
Hilton Head
Gala

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Festa Italiana
Featuring authentic Italian food, drink, merchandise, and music - benefit
 
Charleston
Summerville
Festival

Dates TBD
Lowcountry Roots, Rock & Reggae Run
5K, 10K, 15K plus post race party with live reggae music, refreshments and a Bob Marley look a like contest
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
McDaniels Golf Classic
Two-day event includes auction and golf tournament - benefit
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Midlands Plant and Flower Festival
Come out and explore the South Carolina State Farmers Market
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Monday After the Masters
Celebrity Pro-Am charity golf tournament hosted by Hootie & The Blowfish
Learn more about South Carolina golf courses
 
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Sports

Dates TBD
Musgrove Mill Revolutionary War Encampment Weekend
2-day event features reenactors who will demonstrate aspects of Revolutionary War-era daily life in South Carolina
 
Laurens
Clinton
Historical

Dates TBD
Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Animation, shorts, documentaries, music videos, features
Learn more about movies filmed in South Carolina
 
Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Olde Towne Artisans' Fair
Artisans create traditional crafts at Living History Park, plus live music
 
Aiken
North Augusta
Fair

Dates TBD
Olympia Fest
Live music, kids' activities, Quarry Crusher Run
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Omni Arts Festival
SC State University's Department of Visual and Performing Arts celebrates the work of its art students
 
Orangeburg
Arts

Dates TBD
Pee Dee and Flower Festival
Pee Dee State Farmer's Market - bring a wagon!
 
Florence
Festival

Dates TBD
Pickens Azalea Festival
2-day event includes music, classic car cruise-in, 5K, arts and crafts, amusement rides
 
Clemson
Pickens
Festival

Dates TBD
Puddin' Swamp Festival
3-day event includes carnival rides, live entertainment, street dance
 
Manning
Turbeville
Festival

Dates TBD
Putting for Parkinson's
Golf tournament, dinner, auction - raising awareness and funds to research Parkinson's Disease
 
Charleston
Summerville
Sports

Dates TBD
Read-In
Schools across the state celebrate reading and libraries a the SC State House
 
Columbia
Educational

Dates TBD
River Rocks Music Festival
Five bands, kids' area, food, canoeing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, environmental education activities and demonstrations
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Runaway Runway: A Recycled Fashion Show
Designers turn trash into fashionable outfits
 
Columbia
Fashion

Dates TBD
SOS Spring Safari
10-day shag event with live music, shagging classes, and parade
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
 
Myrtle Beach
North Myrtle Beach
Festival

Dates TBD
Soft Shell Crab Festival
Food, live music, classic car show, Port Royal Charity Crab Race
 
Beaufort
Port Royal
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina BBQ-Shag Festival
3-day event includes cook-offs, fireworks, rides, pageant, car show
Learn more about South Carolina's state dance, the shag
 
Kingstree
Hemingway
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina Chili Cook-Off Championship
Plus live music and vendors - benefit
 
Anderson
Belton
Festival

Dates TBD
South Carolina Turkish Cultural Festival
Turkish folk music, dancing, art, food
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Southern 500 NASCAR Race
Stock car racing under the lights
 
Hartsville
Darlington
Sports

Dates TBD
Southern Flame Food and Music Festival
BBQ competition, Bluegrass and rock bands - benefits Summerville Miracle League
 
Charleston
Summerville
Festival

Dates TBD
Sparkleberry Country Fair
2-day event includes petting zoo, rides, food, crafts, tractors, 5K run/walk - proceeds benefit local schools
 
Columbia
Northeast Columbia
Fair

Dates TBD
SpringSkunk Music Fest
Live bands, bbq, kids' activities, camping available onsite
 
Greenville
Greer
Festival

Dates TBD
Stone Soup Storytelling Festival
Storytelling, ghost stories, workshops, amateur StorySlam Competition, cycling, 5K run
 
Spartanburg
Woodruff
Festival

Dates TBD
Striped Bass Festival
10-day event includes sporting tournaments, dances, parade, pageant, poker run
 
Manning
Festival

Dates TBD
SummerFun Horseshoe Tournament
The second stop on the Horseshoe Pitchers Pro Tour
 
Newberry
Sports

Dates TBD
Summerville Cares Day of Service
Faith-based organizations, government agencies, civic leaders and community organizations join together to complete local service projects
 
Charleston
Summerville
Miscellaneous

Dates TBD
Tartan Day South
4-day event includes music, dance, athletic competitions, pipe bands and demonstrations
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
The Hat Ladies Easter Promenade
Ladies who love of hats of all colors will be at Marion Square wishing everyone a HaTpy Easter, then promenade down Meeting, King, and Market Streets
 
Charleston
Holiday

Dates TBD
The RBC Heritage
PGA men's golf tournament
 
Hilton Head
Sports

Dates TBD
Thornwell Spring Festival and Plant Sale
7,000 seedlings of close to 50 varieties of organic, generic vegetables and flowers, plus games, nature walk, corn hole tournament - benefit
 
Laurens
Clinton
Festival

Dates TBD
Touch A Truck
Kids can explore more than 30 vehicles and exhibits, live entertainment, and more
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Expo

Dates TBD
Ultimate Challenge Mud Run
6.2 mile course with 36 obstacles, 4 person teams, Devil Pup Challenge for children - benefits veteran and military organizations
 
Columbia
Sandy Run
Sports

Dates TBD
Upstate Forget-Me-Not Ball
Dinner, dancing, auctions - South Carolina Chapter of the Alzheimer's Association
 
Greenville
Gala

Dates TBD
Upstate Walk to Defeat ALS
3-mile walk to raise money to help find a cure for ALS
 
Greenville
Simpsonville
Sports

Dates TBD
Waggin' Trail Dog Walk
Benefits 2nd Chance Rescue
 
Rock Hill
Sports

Dates TBD
Walk MS: Columbia
1-3 mile options along riverwalk - benefit
 
Columbia
West Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Walk a Mile In Her Shoes
Men (in heels), women, and children of all ages will walk to raise awareness of sexual assault and abuse
 
Columbia
Sports

Dates TBD
Wine Tasting at Riverbanks Botanical Garden
Plus food from local chefs, music - benefits Riverbanks conservation efforts
 
Columbia
Festival

Dates TBD
Wolverine Run
Competitive 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run/walk - benefit
 
Manning
Turbeville
Sports

Dates TBD
World Grits Festival
3-day event includes parade, carnival, grits grinding, "Rolling in Grits" contest, 5K run
 
St. George
Festival

Dates TBD
YogaPop
Enjoy night of yoga and live music for everyone first time students, advanced practitioners, locals and visitors - benefits This Is Noteworthy
 
Charleston
Sports

Dates TBD
iFive:K Run/Walk/Shuffle
Plus post-race celebration - benefits the Charleston Digital Corridor Scholarship
 
Charleston
Sports
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