Upcoming Events in Summerville & Charleston

Spring is a beautiful time in the South, especially Summerville. Check out some of my favorite events coming up this Spring.

Flowertown 5K Run/Walk

Location: Downtown Summerville
Date: Saturday March 10,2012
This has become a yearly event for the Summerville Family YMCA.  Over 1,000 runners and walkers participated in the 2011 races.  The race route takes participants through downtown Summerville, past historic homes and beautiful gardens.  Registration is now open—visit www.summervilleymca.org for details.

Flowertown Festival- Azalea Festival 

Location: Downtown Summerville

Date: March 30-April 1st

The Annual Flowertown Festival is one of the highlights of the year for Summerville residents. Come out and see local arts, crafts, delicious food, kids rides and more. http://www.summervilleymca.org/flowertown/

Timrod Library’s Summer Book Sale

Location: Timrod Library, 217 Central Summerville

Date: May 5
Time: 10am – 2 pm

Annual book sale will be held on the lawn and porch of the Library beginning at 10 A.M. Come explore a large selection of gently used hardcover and paperback books for sale at embarrassingly low prices. 217 Central Avenue, Summerville.  www.timrodlibrary.org. .

Festival of Houses & Gardens

Location: French Quarter, Charleston
Date: March 22-April 21

Stroll the cobbled streets and gas lit alley ways to discover the works of well over 500 artists representing a diverse variety of styles and mediums from traditional to contemporary. All galleries of the French Quarter will be open with artists on hand and refreshments.  www.historiccharlestonfoundation.org.

International Antiques Show

Date: March 23-25
This spectacular show, set at the top of Charleston’s historic High Battery, will feature more than 30 of the world’s pre-eminent antiques dealers, as well as an exciting array of special events including the Opening Night Preview Party, Young Collectors Soirée, Educational Lecture Series, and VIP withdrawing Room, all overlooking beautiful Charleston Harbor .www.historiccharlestonfoundation.org.


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