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DATE EVENT CITY TYPE
Wednesday
Aug

1
Artists for Africa
A performance event - benefits Artists For Africa
Columbia
Arts
Wednesday
Aug

1
Senior League World Series Baseball
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Thursday
Aug

2
Senior League World Series Baseball
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Friday
Aug

3
Charleston Margarita Festival
Margaritas to sample, food, beer, live music - 21+ event - portion of proceeds for Lowcountry Local First
Charleston
Culinary
Friday
Aug

3
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival
3-day event includes tours, luncheon, cruises, presentations - at various venues
Charleston
Festival
Friday
Aug

3
Little Mountain Reunion
5K and 10K road races, parade, kids' rides, food and craft vendors, live music
Newberry
Little Mountain
Festival
Friday
Aug

3
Senior League World Series Baseball
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Saturday
Aug

4
24 Hour Musical
This annual musical brings together Upstate theater artists and volunteers to produce a full-scale, Broadway-style musical production - benefits Anderson Co Foster Parents Assoc
Anderson
Arts
Saturday
Aug

4
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival
3-day event includes tours, luncheon, cruises, presentations - at various venues
Charleston
Festival
Saturday
Aug

4
Little Mountain Reunion
5K and 10K road races, parade, kids' rides, food and craft vendors, live music
Newberry
Little Mountain
Festival
Saturday
Aug

4
Senior League World Series Baseball
8-day baseball tournament for players ages 16-18
Clemson
Easley
Sports
Saturday
Aug

4
Storks & Corks
Wine, hor d'oeuvres, dinner, silent auction, visit foraging ponds to observe up to 500 wood storks and shorebirds - benefits Silver Bluff Audubon Center and Sanctuary
Aiken
Jackson
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Aug

5
Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival
3-day event includes tours, luncheon, cruises, presentations - at various venues
Charleston
Festival
Tuesday
Aug

7
National Lighthouse Day
Recognizing the lights that guided countless sailors to safety
Coastal
Holiday
Friday
Aug

10
A Midsummer's Night P.R.O.M.
Wear your favorite prom attire for an evening of heavy hor d'oeuvres, drinks and dancing - benefits Dorchester County Community Outreach
Charleston
Summerville
Miscellaneous
Friday
Aug

10
Casino Night
Gaming tables include roulette, black jack and poker plus open bar and appetizers - benefits A Child's Haven, Clement's Kindness, Make-A-Wish SC, and Pendleton Place
Greenville
Miscellaneous
Friday
Aug

10
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Saturday
Aug

11
Bowl for Kids' Sake
Bowling slots are available at 10 am, 12:30 pm and 3 pm - benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters of Carolina Youth Development Center
Charleston
Sports
Saturday
Aug

11
Cornhole Tournament
Team and individual registrations available with prizes awarded for the top three teams - benefits the 809 Foundation
Rock Hill
Fort Mill
Sports
Saturday
Aug

11
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Saturday
Aug

11
Paddling Film Festival
International adventure film tour plus music, food, beer - benefits Save Our Saluda
Greenville
Travelers Rest
Festival
Saturday
Aug

11
Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival
Food, drinks, live music, contests (including tomato bobbing), craft beer garden, activities for kids
Columbia
Festival
Saturday
Aug

11
Rock the Ranch
Outdoor music festival featuring performances by six bands - benefits three charities
Clemson
Seneca
Festival
Saturday
Aug

11
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Aug

11
Superhero 5K & Fun Run
Dress as your favorite superhero, ice cream after the run - benefits the Salvation Army Ray & Joan Kroc Corps Community Center
Greenville
Sports
Saturday
Aug

11
Tailgate Trot
Tailgating party with gameday grub and school-themed spirits, games, auction, live band at halftime - benefits Hope Center for Children
Spartanburg
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Aug

12
Motown: The Groove that Changed America
The Charleston Jazz Orchestra, featuring guest vocalist Quiana Parler, will perform the hits of Motown
Charleston
Kiawah Island
Concert
Sunday
Aug

12
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Sunday
Aug

12
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Sunday
Aug

12
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Monday
Aug

13
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Monday
Aug

13
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Tuesday
Aug

14
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Tuesday
Aug

14
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Wednesday
Aug

15
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Wednesday
Aug

15
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Wednesday
Aug

15
The Absolutes
The Absolutes jazz quartet will showcase their technical mastery and soulful explorations - a Charleston Jazz event
Charleston
Concert
Thursday
Aug

16
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Thursday
Aug

16
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Thursday
Aug

16
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Friday
Aug

17
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Friday
Aug

17
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Friday
Aug

17
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Saturday
Aug

18
Anniversary Commemoration at Musgrove Mill
Ceremony with a special program entitled Heroines of the Revolution followed by an ice cream social - bring lawn chairs
Laurens
Clinton
Historical
Saturday
Aug

18
Cruisin' for a Cause Boat Run
An exciting day of boating to bring awareness of people with disabilities and special needs - benefits the Burton Center
Greenwood
Lake Greenwood
Sports
Saturday
Aug

18
Jailbreak Escape Urban Challenge Run
3.1 mile run with obstacles and crossfit-style exercises - benefits the Lexington County Sheriff's Foundation
Columbia
Lexington
Sports
Saturday
Aug

18
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Saturday
Aug

18
Olde South Ball
Civil War era - formal dinner and dancing in period attire, bazaar, silent auction benefits Cavalry Home for Children
Spartanburg
Gala
Saturday
Aug

18
Schuetzenfest
7-days of events including Taste of Ehrhardt, bingo, auction, concert, parade, carnival rides
Bamberg
Ehrhardt
Festival
Saturday
Aug

18
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Sunday
Aug

19
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Sunday
Aug

19
South Carolina Week for the Animals
Organizations across the state will be hosting scores of wonderful animal-related special events
Statewide
Miscellaneous
Thursday
Aug

23
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Friday
Aug

24
Historic Water Balloon Battle
Using water balloons, guests will break into teams to learn about military tactics and battle then relax with drinks and light appetizers - benefits Historic Columbia
Columbia
Miscellaneous
Friday
Aug

24
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Friday
Aug

24
Summerfest
2-day event includes car show, beer garden, children's activities, live entertainment, vendors, laser light show, amusement rides
Rock Hill
York
Festival
Friday
Aug

24
Williamston Spring Water Festival
2-day event includes music, kids' activities, amusement rides, 5K run, antique car show
Anderson
Williamston
Festival
Saturday
Aug

25
5K Run For the Kids
5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run/walk with breakfast after race - benefits the Children's Recovery Center
Georgetown
Murrells Inlet
Sports
Saturday
Aug

25
Bon Dance Festival
Celebration of Japanese culture with performances, demonstrations, food, games - hosted by the Japan-America Association of SC
Greenville
Festival
Saturday
Aug

25
Flight of the Dove
Cycling event - choose from 4 distances of metric century, 50 mile, 30 mile, 14 mile - benefits the Hospice of Laurens County
Laurens
Clinton
Sports
Saturday
Aug

25
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Saturday
Aug

25
Race for The ARK
5K run/walk and 1 mile fun run benefiting services for families dealing with Alzheimer's disease and related dementia
Charleston
Summerville
Sports
Saturday
Aug

25
Summerfest
2-day event includes car show, beer garden, children's activities, live entertainment, vendors, laser light show, amusement rides
Rock Hill
York
Festival
Saturday
Aug

25
Williamston Spring Water Festival
2-day event includes music, kids' activities, amusement rides, 5K run, antique car show
Anderson
Williamston
Festival
Sunday
Aug

26
Next to Normal
Tony and Pulitzer-winning rock musical on the power mental illness has in our families - Flowertown Players performance
Charleston
Summerville
Arts
Sunday
Aug

26
SC Reggae Jerk & Wine Festival
Enjoy Jamaican Jerk foods paired with wine and live reggae music - benefits The Shelton Project and Healthy Lifestyle Network
Charleston
West Ashley
Festival
Thursday
Aug

30
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Easley
Fair
Friday
Aug

31
Upper South Carolina State Fair
Midway with games and rides, live entertainment, agricultural exhibitions
Greenville
Easley
Fair
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