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Season Finale and Fan Appreciation Night at the Joe
Join the Riverdogs as they celebrate Fan Appreciation Night and the best fans in the South Atlantic League! After the game there will be fireworks over the Ashley River to close out the 2014 season.
When: Th. Aug. 28
Where: Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park
Movies in the Park
Pack up the kids, a picnic basket, chairs, and a blanket and head over to the football field at Gahagen Park for an evening of family entertainment. This week's movie is the Disney hit Frozen. Come early for a good spot.
When: Fri., Aug. 29 7:30 pm
Where: Gahagan Park
Great Earthquake of 1886
Join Dr. Pradeep Talwant, emeritus professor of geology from the University of SC, for an informative discussion about the Sawmill Branch Fault, at the historic site of Colonial Dorchester State Park. Tickets are $12.50 per person which includes admission to the park, picnic food and music.
When: Sat, Aug. 30, 9:00am – 11:30am
Where: Colonial Dorchester, 300 County Road S-18-373
Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
The Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibition continues this weekend. Participating artists from around the state will be displaying their talents through the various mediums. Prizes totaling close to $3000 will be awarded in five categories - including Aqua Media on Paper or Canvas, Oil & Acrylics on canvas or board, Mixed Media, Pencil & Graphics, and Pastels.
When: Sat, Aug 30, 9 am–4:30 pm
Where: Interpretive Center Old Santee Canal Park
Fall Wine Strolls at Middleton Gardens
It still might be a little hot out but fall is just around the corner and so are the Fall Wine Strolls at Middleton Place Gardens. Beginning Wednesday, Sept. 3, you can sample old and new world wines while strolling through the different gardens Middleton has to offer.
When: Wed., Sept. 3, 6 – 8 pm
Where: Middleton Plantation
FREE: Shag Lessons at the Summerville Shag Club
The Summerville Shag Club is a group of all ages that wants to have fun, learn to dance and meet new friends. Whether you are an old hand at the Shag or a newcomer you will love the friendly helpful crowd you will find at our events.
When: Mon,Sept. 1, 7pm
Where: Summerville Country Club
Lowcountry Jazz Festival
The many facets of Jazz, can be enjoyed beginning Thursday night at the Lowcountry Jazz Festival. Multi-instrumentalist Brian Culbertson will be featured on Friday night, along with Bobby Caldwell. On Saturday, Jazz Attack takes the stage, and things conclude Sunday to the sounds of Booney James. Tickets are $56 and $66.
When: Thurs., Aug. 28 – Sun., Aug. 31.
Where: North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center
Farmer's Market
The kids have gone back to school and the Summer is beginning to wind down, but the Summerville Farmer's Market is still going strong. Don't miss out on what the local vendors have to offer in the way of fresh produce, plants, soaps, and other useful items.
When: Saturdays, 8am-1pm
Where: Behind Town Hall- Summerville
Shrimp and Grits
A favorite dish among the natives as well as tourists is shrimp and grits. Shrimp and Grits Charleston is a competition among local chefs to see who does it best and in the process help out our four legged friends. Tickets are $35 at the door, $30 pre-purchase and $12 children (12 &under)
When: Sat. Aug. 30, 7 – 10 pm
Where: Charleston Visitor's Center
NEXT WEEK: Jake Owen
Get ready for a BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN NIGHT as JAKE OWEN takes the stage during a stop on his DAYS OF GOLD TOUR 2014. According to Jake, He " loves throwing parties! This tour is going to be one big party and everyone is invited." Presented by Discover Boating.
When: Sat, Sept. 5, 7pm
Where: North Charleston Coliseum

In the Know

Keri Whitaker, Marketing Consultant

Middleton Wine Stroll is a MUST DO for all wine lovers! They provide you with an excellent wine tasting experience in a very picturesque setting. It is a great way to "stroll" the beautiful grounds. You are bound to meet other people that are friendly and interesting. Everyone leaves with a sense of peacefulness. It is a great getaway on a Wednesday evening! Bring your camera or at least your smart phone for pictures!

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