05/18 – 8th Annual Charleston Beer Fest!

Craft Beer, Music, Food, Beer Games

& more

Beer Fest is back May 18, 2019 & bigger and better!

Charleston Beer Fest (formerly Charleston Beer Garden) is back with a new name, a new look and a new location!

“Join us at Riverfront Park in North Charleston for the best beer festival in the Lowcountry – all for a great cause, helping those living with HIV/AIDS here in our community. Come out for a full day of craft beer, music, food, crafts, beer games and fun! Drink Beer. Do Good!”

Visit their Website!

Charleston Riverdogs & other Minor league baseball teams to rename teams for 4 games next season.

Béisbol in the Holy City, RiverDogs to Become “Perros Santos” as Part of MiLB’s Copa de la Diversión

‘Holy Dogs’ to celebrate Charleston’s growing LatinX community for four games this season

The Team’s Story – https://www.milb.com/charleston/news/b233isbol-in-the-holy-city-riverdogs-to-become-perros-santos-as-part-of-milbs-copa-de-la-diversi243n/c-305355700

The League’s Story – https://www.milb.com/…/copa-de-la-diversion-big…/c-305354674

Pick up your hats and T’s here!

03/15-17/2019 Charleston Antiques Show

Historic Charleston Foundation Website says,

“Managed by the Antiques Council, the 16th Annual Charleston  Antiques Show, March 15-17, 2019, will bring approximately 30 dealers of fine arts and antiques from across the world to The Gaillard Center for a magnificient three-day show. You will find paintings, jewelry, furniture, rugs, decorative objects, silver and many more treasures to behold. Explore the show all three days and enjoy a Bloody Mary on Sunday morning while you stroll through the exhibits.”

Show Hours:
Friday, March 15: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday, March 16: 10 am – 6 pm
Sunday, March 17: 11 am – 5 pm* (*Enjoy a complimentary Bloody Mary on Sunday, March 17th.)

Top 10 Tips for Visiting Charleston from Nat’l Geographic Travel

“Discover the Best of Charleston” National Geographic TRAVEL

On May 11th, 2018 National Geographic TRAVEL posted “Discover the Best of Charleston: Make the most of your trip with these top ten tips for the “Holy City.” Nancy Gupton wrote:

One of the United States’ oldest cities, Charleston—nicknamed the Holy City for its abundance of churches—offers visitors plenty to experience and explore. Don’t be overwhelmed: These are our top ten tips for making the most of your time…”

Examples:

1 – SEE THE BIRDS

2- WANDER THE GARDENS

Read the article for the other eight hints and to read her elaboration on each.

Very useful!

“Holy City How To” article from Southpark Magazine

Holy City How To

The lovely photo above is only one of the many photos of Charleston in this great article – hint: you will LOVE the one of the Charleston Fountain!

Here is the intro to the article:

Whether you’ve lived in Charlotte for 10 years or just moved into town, Charleston should be top on your list of weekend getaway locales. It is, after all, consistently named the top city in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure and is oft considered one of the best culinary destinations in the country.

So how does one do Charleston when there’s either so much to cover in a first-time visit, or you’ve been there what feels like countless times? Heed this advice and experience the Holy City with a fresh set of eyes.”

Read the rest of the article for great advice for your Charleston visit!

ONE Very BUSY Weekend! Bridge Run, Volvo Finals & Flowertown Festival

Cooper River Bridge - home of the famous Bridge Run (source: Wikimedia.com)
Cooper River Bridge – home of the famous Bridge Run (source: Wikimedia.com)

The Post and Courier published “Bridge Run, Volvo Finals, Flowertown Festival: A user’s guide to Charleston’s busiest weekend

A couple interesting stats out of many listed in the Post’s User Guide:

  • “95 – percent hotel occupancy expected locally this weekend, according to the Charleston Area Convention and Visitors Bureau”
  • “40,000 – Number of entrants in a sold-out Bridge Run”