february 2016 – South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals





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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Monday
Feb

1
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Tuesday
Feb

2
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Wednesday
Feb

3
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Thursday
Feb

4
Antiques in the Heart of Aiken
4-day event includes antique show and sale, preview party, lectures - benefits the Aiken Center for the Arts
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Feb

4
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Friday
Feb

5
Antiques in the Heart of Aiken
4-day event includes antique show and sale, preview party, lectures - benefits the Aiken Center for the Arts
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Friday
Feb

5
Arts & Draughts
Enjoy beer tastings, live music, DIY art projects, scavenger hunts, tours - Columbia Museum of Art
Columbia
Arts
Friday
Feb

5
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Friday
Feb

5
Winter Chautauqua
Brian Fox Ellis portrays the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis
Greenville
Arts
Saturday
Feb

6
Antiques in the Heart of Aiken
4-day event includes antique show and sale, preview party, lectures - benefits the Aiken Center for the Arts
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Feb

6
Chase After a Cure Golden Gala
Black-tie optional gala includes dinner, dancing, drinks, auction, live entertainment - benefits local research for treatments and cures for childhood cancer
Charleston
Gala
Saturday
Feb

6
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Historical
Saturday
Feb

6
Go Red Run 5K, In Memory of Robin Seay
Certified 5K course - benefits Go Red for Women fight against heart disease
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Saturday
Feb

6
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Saturday
Feb

6
Junior League of Columbia's Clean Sweep
Rummage sale benefiting community projects - cash only
Columbia
Expo
Saturday
Feb

6
MGC Long Run 15K | 5K
Plus kids' fun run, road races are followed by a family-friendly party - benefits USO South Carolina
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Feb

6
Show Some Love Oyster Roast
Oysters, chili, hot dogs, drinks, desserts, silent auction, live entertainment - benefits the Frances R Willis SPCA
Charleston
Summerville
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

6
Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast
Fresh oysters, BBQ sliders and coleslaw, beer, wine, soft drinks, live music - benefits the Brain Injury Association of South Carolina
Charleston
James Island
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

6
South Carolina Horse Expo
Arena obstacle challenge, activities, vendors, network - hosted by the SC Horsemen's Council
Clemson
Pendleton
Sports
Saturday
Feb

6
Sweetheart Charity Ball
A night of dinner and dancing and auctions - benefits Meals on Wheels of Greenville County
Greenville
Gala
Saturday
Feb

6
The Georgetown Shakespeare Festival
The American Shakespeare Center will be performing Julius Caesar, intended especially for Georgetown and Horry County middle and high school students, and Henry V
Georgetown
Arts
Saturday
Feb

6
Tri-county Literary Celebration
Live performances, storytelling, puppeteers, meet local authors plus Lowcountry boil and chicken bog
Monck Corner
Educational
Saturday
Feb

6
Winter Chautauqua
Brian Fox Ellis portrays the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis
Greenville
Arts
Sunday
Feb

7
Antiques in the Heart of Aiken
4-day event includes antique show and sale, preview party, lectures - benefits the Aiken Center for the Arts
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Feb

7
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Sunday
Feb

7
JICHS Band & Guards Oyster Roast & Auction
All you can fresh local oysters, chili, hot dogs, mac & cheese, dessert and sweet tea plus live music and auction - benefits the JICHS band and color guard
Charleston
James Island
Culinary
Sunday
Feb

7
Winter Chautauqua
Brian Fox Ellis portrays the great American explorer Meriwether Lewis
Greenville
Arts
Monday
Feb

8
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Tuesday
Feb

9
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Tuesday
Feb

9
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations Summit
Workshops, seminars, networking
Spartanburg
Workshop
Wednesday
Feb

10
Beaufort International Film Festival
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary, and student
Beaufort
Festival
Wednesday
Feb

10
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Wednesday
Feb

10
Performance by Anis Mojgani
A spoken word performance by The Institute for Child Success's artist in residence
Greenville
Arts
Wednesday
Feb

10
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations Summit
Workshops, seminars, networking
Spartanburg
Workshop
Thursday
Feb

11
Beaufort International Film Festival
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary, and student
Beaufort
Festival
Thursday
Feb

11
Hearts and Hands Gala
Enjoy dinner, live music and an auction - benefits Family Shelter
Columbia
Gala
Thursday
Feb

11
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Thursday
Feb

11
SC Association of Nonprofit Organizations Summit
Workshops, seminars, networking
Spartanburg
Workshop
Friday
Feb

12
Beaufort International Film Festival
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary, and student
Beaufort
Festival
Friday
Feb

12
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Friday
Feb

12
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
Art, exhibits, presentations, lectures - various sites
Charleston
Expo
Saturday
Feb

13
Cupid's Chase 5K Columbia
Race benefits Community Options provide housing and employment support to people with disabilities
Columbia
Sports
Saturday
Feb

13
Beaufort International Film Festival
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary, and student
Beaufort
Festival
Saturday
Feb

13
Chocolate & Champagne for the Creatures
Heavy horsdoeuvres, chocolate candies, culinary treats, champagne, live music, silent auction - benefits SC-C.A.R.E.S.
Myrtle Beach
Socastee
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

13
Cupid's Chase 5K
Race benefits Community Options provide housing and employment support to people with disabilities
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Sports
Saturday
Feb

13
Cupid's Chase 5K Charleston
Race benefits Community Options provide housing and employment support to people with disabilities
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Saturday
Feb

13
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Saturday
Feb

13
Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon and 5K
Run or walk certified course - benefits local charities
Find more running events in South Carolina
Hilton Head
Sports
Saturday
Feb

13
Palmetto Concert Band Clinic Concert
Performance at the USC Band Clinic to include the preview performance of a newly composed work in response to the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church
Columbia
Concert
Saturday
Feb

13
Race 4 Love
5K run or walk on a flat and quick course through scenic neighborhoods and golf course - benefits CODA's support of domestic violence victims
Beaufort
Sports
Saturday
Feb

13
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
Art, exhibits, presentations, lectures - various sites
Charleston
Expo
Saturday
Feb

13
Valentine's Cinema: Roman Holiday
Fun souvenir portraits, sweets and bubbly in the lobby before the film - presented by the Midlands Technical College Foundation
Columbia
Irmo
Holiday
Sunday
Feb

14
Beaufort International Film Festival
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary, and student
Beaufort
Festival
Sunday
Feb

14
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Sunday
Feb

14
Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
Art, exhibits, presentations, lectures - various sites
Charleston
Expo
Sunday
Feb

14
Valentine's Day
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Statewide
Holiday
Monday
Feb

15
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Monday
Feb

15
Presidents' Day / Washington's Birthday
State and federal holiday
Statewide
Holiday
Tuesday
Feb

16
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Wednesday
Feb

17
Artists for Africa Postcard Art
Postcard art is original, postcard-sized works by established and emerging artists - raising funds to help children in Africa
Columbia
Arts
Wednesday
Feb

17
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Thursday
Feb

18
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Friday
Feb

19
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Saturday
Feb

20
Bacon and Bourbon
Bacon & bourbon tastings, music, bull riding championship, laser skeet shooting, cigars - portion of proceeds benefit Junior League's hunger & homelessness programs
Charleston
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

20
Battle of Aiken
Civil War reenactments, crafts, food, seminars, demonstrations
Learn more about the Civil War in South Carolina
Aiken
Historical
Saturday
Feb

20
Guatemalan Gala
Come in casual attire and enjoy dinner including an oyster roast, beer, wine, silent auction and music - benefits Project San Pedro
Charleston
Gala
Saturday
Feb

20
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Saturday
Feb

20
Midlands Heart Ball
Black-tie festivities will include dinner, entertainment, dancing and an exciting auction - benefits the the American Heart Association
Columbia
Gala
Saturday
Feb

20
Palmetto Concert Band Concert
Performance to include the performance of a newly composed work in response to the mass shooting at Emanuel AME Church
Charleston
Concert
Saturday
Feb

20
Palmetto Opera presents Rigoletto
Rigoletto is an opera in three acts by Giuseppe Verdi
Columbia
Arts
Saturday
Feb

20
Pork & Pearls
All you can eat oyster and pig roast, live music, adult libations, kids zone - benefits Windwood Family Services
Charleston
Daniel Island
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

20
Strong Threads
African American Heritage Festival & Celebration with concerts, food, art exhibits, storytelling, dancing, games
Columbia
Hopkins
Festival
Sunday
Feb

21
Battle of Aiken
Civil War reenactments, crafts, food, seminars, demonstrations
Learn more about the Civil War in South Carolina
Aiken
Historical
Sunday
Feb

21
Chefs' Feast
Nearly 30 area chefs will offer up delectable bites, bar, live band - benefits the Lowcountry Food Bank childhood feeding programs
Charleston
Gala
Sunday
Feb

21
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Sunday
Feb

21
Sing Along with the Muppet Movie
Interactive film experience with live actors, singers and puppeteers - presented by the Midlands Technical College Foundation
Columbia
Irmo
Miscellaneous
Monday
Feb

22
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Tuesday
Feb

23
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Wednesday
Feb

24
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Thursday
Feb

25
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Thursday
Feb

25
Oyster Roast and Silent Auction
Oysters, beaufort stew, chili, beer, wine, dancing - benefits Leaphart Place
Columbia
Culinary
Thursday
Feb

25
The Friends Gala
Black-tie optional event includes live music, a large dance floor, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and an open bar - benefits Epworth Children's Home
Columbia
West Columbia
Gala
Friday
Feb

26
Benefit and Auction
Heavy hors d'oeuvres, cocktails, speaker, live auction - benefits Tri-County Veterans Support Network's career conferences and workshops
Charleston
Miscellaneous
Friday
Feb

26
General Francis Marion Living History
Period demonstrations, lantern walk, hands-on activities
Manning
Summerton
Historical
Friday
Feb

26
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Friday
Feb

26
Horry County Museum Quilt Gala
Demonstrations, exhibits, marketplace, lectures, quilt entry open to all
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Saturday
Feb

27
Black History Jazz Concert
Enjoy an evening of jazz and dancing, door prizes and light hors d'oeuvres at the Smith-Hazel Community Center
Aiken
Concert
Saturday
Feb

27
Carolina One Stop Shop Hop
Lots of quilting supplies plus door prizes, a raffle for gift baskets, and baked goods for snacking
Lancaster
Expo
Saturday
Feb

27
Charleston Brewvival
Breweries from around the country, food, live music
Learn more about the SC Beer and Breweries
Charleston
North Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Feb

27
General Francis Marion Living History
Period demonstrations, lantern walk, hands-on activities
Manning
Summerton
Historical
Saturday
Feb

27
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Saturday
Feb

27
Horry County Museum Quilt Gala
Demonstrations, exhibits, marketplace, lectures, quilt entry open to all
Myrtle Beach
Expo
Saturday
Feb

27
Joy of Gardening Symposium
A Master Gardeners of York County event
Rock Hill
Expo
Saturday
Feb

27
Julius Daniels Memorial Blues Festival
Featuring Blues Deluxe - presented by the Historic Society of Bamberg County
Bamberg
Denmark
Concert
Saturday
Feb

27
Lexington's Race Against Hunger
10K run, 5K walk, 1 mile fun run - benefiting five local charities
Columbia
Lexington
Sports
Saturday
Feb

27
LifePoint Race For Life
10K, 5K, fun run and kids zone - proceeds will help send Team South Carolina to the 2016 Donate Life Transplant Games of America
Charleston
James Island
Sports
Saturday
Feb

27
March for Meals 5K
Run the Timmerman Trail - benefits Senior Resources and Meals on Wheels
Columbia
Cayce
Sports
Saturday
Feb

27
Mardi-Crawl-On-Shem-Creek
Music, food and drink specials, games, prizes, shuttles and boat taxis to travel between venues - benefits SC Alzheimer's Association and Pet Helpers
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Saturday
Feb

27
The Chocolate Affair
Gourmet chocolate desserts and hors d'oeuvres, auction - benefits Communities in Schools
Charleston
Gala
Saturday
Feb

27
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click the link for donation and boutique details
Aiken
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Feb

27
The Cinderella Project
Gathers donations of gently worn formal gowns, shoes and accessories for disadvantaged high school students - click the link for donation and boutique details
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Feb

28
Charity Bridal Showcase
Fashion show, 100+ booths by wedding services providers in the Midlands - local community charities will receive the proceeds from the event
Columbia
Expo
Sunday
Feb

28
Cooks & Books
Restaurants provide free samplings, chefs' competition, meet and greet authors and purchase signed editions of their books - benefits The Literacy Center
Hilton Head
Culinary
Sunday
Feb

28
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
Come experience Gullah food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts throughout the month of February
Hilton Head
Historical
Sunday
Feb

28
Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off
All you can eat oysters, hot dogs, chili cook-off and live music - benefits Florence Crittenton of SC
Charleston
Mount Pleasant
Culinary
Sunday
Feb

28
Skipp Pearson's Jazz Bash and Love Fest
Spend an evening bebopping with some of the best jazz musicians in South Carolina - a benefit to raise money for Pop's medical care
Columbia
Concert
Sunday
Feb

28
The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra Cabaret
A night of music and dancing to The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra 18 Piece Big Band - $5 from each ticket is donated to the Junior Jazz Foundation
Hilton Head
Concert
Monday
Feb

29
Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest
6-day event showcases chefs, local seafood, live music and more - benefits MD Anderson Cancer Research Center, Island Recreation Scholarships, American Cancer Society
Hilton Head
Festival
Monday
Feb

29
Tea Room & Gift Shop
Features Tomato Pie and She Crab Soup, as well as salads, sandwiches, and homemade desserts plus hand-crafted items - benefits St Paul's
Charleston
Summerville
Culinary
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