Looking for fun events coming up in February and March in the area? Here is a one stop place to find some of the best events in Summerville and Charleston that are full of fun with something for everyone!
When: February 15, March 15, April 19th
Where: Hutchinson Square, Downtown Summerville
Time: 5:30 -8:30 pm, Rain or Shine
Many people buy real estate in Summerville or move to Summerville just to enjoy the historic downtown area that Summerville offers and to be a part of a small town community. Third Thursday is the perfect venue to enjoy the downtown shops and restaurants of Summerville and meet your neighbors.
All of the Summerville businesses are open late and open to shoppers to come in and browse. With more than 20 drinking and dining establishments in walking distance, there are plenty of options to choose from, many running specials on Third Thursdays.
As you stroll through town, listen to live local musicians and enjoy being a part of small town Summerville life and support local businesses.
Charleston STEM Festival:
When: Saturday, Feb 3, 2018 10-3 pm
Where: Brittlebank Park, Charleston SC
Time: 10-3 pm
The Charleston STEM Festival is a celebration of science, technology, engineering and math in the Lowcountry. The 5th annual festival will be highly visible outdoor event that provides opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals. This exciting event will take place on February 3, 2018 from 10am-3pm at Brittlebank Park in Charleston, SC and will feature over 80 exhibitors, activities, live performances, interactive demonstrations, and family-oriented STEM entertainment. After the festival, Partner Events will occur throughout the year in the Lowcountry. Check out STEM Linx to learn about STEM events in the Lowcountry and statewide!
Southeast Wildlife Exposition
When: Feb 16-18, 2018
Where: Downtown Charleston
Cost: Adult Tickets are $25, but children 10 and under are free. Find out more.
About: “The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition was established in 1982; the first Exposition was in February 1983. Since then, SEWE has grown from 100 exhibitors and 5,000 attendees to the largest event of its kind in the nation. Today, an average of 40,000 attendees come to see more than 500 artists, exhibitors and wildlife experts from around the world.
Its continued mission: to contribute to the local economy while promoting wildlife and nature conservation and preservation has grown in size and impact each year, making SEWE invaluable to all of South Carolina’s resources.”
I have been attending the SEWE for years and brought our children when they were young. They have a great variety of exhibits going so you can choose kid friendly ones if you have little ones with you. Things like Raptor demonstrations, Sheep & Duck herding, Reptiles, Retriever Dog Demonstrations and more.
Spring Bird Walks
When: Thursday, March 1
Time: 8:30-10:30 am
Where: Sawmill Branch Trail, 900 Crosscreek Drive
About: Join Audubon South Carolina for Spring Bird Walks on the Sawmill Branch Trail. This seven-mile walking and biking trail stretching throughout Summerville offers several great birding locations. It is also one of the best places in Summerville to see the beautiful Painted Bunting!
For this program, we meet at the southern end of the trail at the Oakbrook YMCA off of Old Trolley Road (street address is 900 Crosscreek Dr, Summerville, SC 29485). Meet our naturalist in the gravel parking area next to the soccer fields near the beginning of the trail. Walks are FREE and occur from 8:30-10:30 a.m. No registration is required. A limited number of binoculars will be available for use.
Free Dance Lessons – Summerville Shag Club:
When: Monday, Feb 5th. (Happens Every Monday )
Where: 400 Country Club Blvd. Summerville SC
About: Every Monday night at 7pm the Summerville Shag Club offers free shag lessons at the Summerville Country Club Candelite Pavilion. No partner is required, just come and learn how to do the most popular dance in the state! If you are new to Summerville, this is a great way to get out and meet people and learn a popular dance loved by young and old. This Monday, February 5th, there will be free hot dogs, chili and chips! Find out More.
If you don’t live in Summerville yet, but would like to enjoy events like these on a regular basis, please contact me ! If you are interested in buying a home in Summerville, new home in Summerville , a historic home in Summerville or selling your Summerville home, the Foster Smith Team can help.