Charleston

Your 2016 Guide to Fun in Charleston

Ah, the feeling of a new year. We have 12 glorious months stretching out before us filled with possibility and opportunity. Maybe you’re thinking about reading more books, getting more exercise or eating more vegetables. Those are great habits, but don’t forget to throw some adventure into the mix. So whether you’re planning to visit[…]

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What to Do Labor Day Weekend in Charleston

Labor Day is just around the corner – that last weekend hurrah to bid farewell to summer and usher in the beginnings of fall with football, cooler temperatures and all things pumpkin flavored. But, hey, let’s not end summer too quickly. Use the long Labor Day weekend to squeeze in as much fun as possible.[…]

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Charleston Theater: Don’t Miss These Shows

Many of Charleston’s theaters take a break in the late spring and early summer, but now’s the time for new seasons and plenty of incredible shows. The Charleston area is home to numerous theaters offering entertainment for all tastes – Shakespeare, comedy, drama, classics and new productions. Here’s a round-up of some excellent options for[…]

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3 Things to Do When It’s Chilly in Charleston

It’s been a wild winter everywhere and while we’re fortunate to escape those northern blizzards, it’s still been downright chilly in Charleston. If you happen to be planning a visit during a cold week, here are three things you can do. Tour the Joseph Manigault House at 350 Meeting St. Built in 1803, the house[…]

Art Season Comes Alive Throughout Charleston

Here in Charleston fall ushers in a new season of the arts with everything from plays and concerts to gallery showings and dance performances. It’s the perfect time of year to soak up the area’s thriving arts and culture scene. A great way to sample everything arts is at the OPEN Arts Expo Sept. 21[…]

Charleston Has Thriving Arts Community

Thanks to the annual Spoleto Festival USA, Charleston has long been on the radar for tourists interested in taking in world-class performances. But in the last decade, Charleston has experienced a surge in its arts community, making it a yearround arts destination. “There’s no excuse why if someone visits Charleston they can’t do something artsy while they’re here,” said Maggie Hendricks, executive director of the Charleston[…]