Charleston County parks
For more information, call 843-795-4386 or visit ccprc.com
Uncle Sam Jam: 7-11 p.m. July 4 at Mount Pleasant Pier. View firework displays as you dance to live oldies and beach music performed by Permanent Vacation. Beverages will be available for purchase. As only 800 tickets will be sold, so advance purchase is recommended. A registered and paid chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. Fee: $10/$8 CCR (Charleston County Resident) Discount/$10 on-site if available.
Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series: 7 a.m. July 8 and 29 at James Island County Park. This race series consists of five triathlons. The sprint triathlon features a 0.3-mile swim, a 12-mile bike ride and a 5K run. Spectators welcome. To register, contact Paul King at 881-8872, or go to cprc.com/csts.
Summer Classic Horse Shows: Events throughout the day July 11-15 and 17-21 at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center on Johns Island. This AA-rated hunter/jumper horse show is hosted by the Classic Company. Open to spectators. More information at 768-5503 or classiccompany.com.
Fishing Tournament: 6 a.m.-4 p.m. July 21 at Folly Beach Fishing Pier. Tournaments held rain or shine. Prizes for the three largest catches in the Big Fish category and for the largest catch in the King Mackerel category. Online registration ends July 19. On-site registration starts at 6 a.m. Prizes awarded at 4:15 p.m. An adult chaperone is required for participants ages 15 and under. For ages 3 and up. Fee: $12/$9 CCR Discount/King Mackerel: $14/$12 CCR Discount. Information at 588-3474 or ccprc.com.
Reggae Concert Series, Mystic Vibrations: 8-11 p.m. July 21 at James Island County Park. Gates open at 8 p.m., music starts at 8:30 p.m. Food, beverage and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Advance tickets will not be sold. All bands are subject to change. Fee: $8 or 8 Greenbax/Free: Gold Pass Holders and ages 12 and under.
Parks for Tomorrow Public Input Sessions: 7-8:30 p.m. July 24 at Burke High School media center, July 25 at Baptist Hill High School cafeteria, July 26 at St. James-Santee Elementary School cafeteria. These sessions will gather public input on topics including parks, recreation and trails to incorporate into the master plan for the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission. More information at ccprc.com/ParksforTomorrow.
Pre-registration is required for many CCPRC programs. Please note that many programs may fill up in advance, or do not meet the advance minimum requirement for participation. For more information or to register, call 843-795-4386 or visit ccprc.com
Explorers Camp, Here Today, Here Tomorrow: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. July 2-6 at Wannamaker County Park. If we are creating trash today, it will be here tomorrow. We will learn how recycling can help to reduce our impact on the environment. Camp also includes field games and the water park. Age: 6-9. Fee: $154/$140 CCR Discount.
Birds of Prey: 10-11 a.m. July 3 at Cypress Hall at Wannamaker County Park, 10-11 a.m. July 5 at James Island County Park Edisto Hall. This presentation will highlight South Carolina birds, especially those that are found in the Lowcountry. Best suited for ages 3-12. Seating begins at 9:30 a.m. and shows start at 10 a.m. Only 300 seats will be sold for each show. Call to make a group reservation for 10 or more, call (843) 795-4386. Fee: $5/$4 CCR Discount/$5 walk-in/Free for chaperones and children ages 2 and under.
Charleston Harbor Full Moon Paddle: 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 3. The group will paddle from Sunrise Park past The Battery to Wappoo Cut Boat Landing, while the full moon rises. Pre-registration required. Age: 16 & up. Fee: $36/$30 CCR Discount.