Things To Do for Monday, May 25, 2015

FILE PHOTO This Memorial Day, a number of special events will honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives as members of our country’s military.

What: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens will offer free garden admission to active duty military personnel and their immediate family on Memorial Day. This gift to those who serve America applies to the general garden admission. It does not include the separate tours of the house, swamp garden, nature boat, nature train and “Slavery to Freedom” program. Valid active duty identification required.

When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.

Where: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston

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What: Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park will offer Midnight Mutiny Passes, which entitles pass-holders to unlimited Golf, Climbing Wall, Jump Land and Go Carts from 10 p.m.-midnight.

When: 10 p.m.-midnight

Where: Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park, 3255 Highway 17 North, Mount Pleasant

price: $15

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What: The Community Center at St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church will present its annual charity boutique, “Tea Time Treasures,” featuring the work of Lowcountry artists and artisans and St. Matthew’s memorabilia. Proceeds will support the community center’s outreach programs.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St., downtown Charleston

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What: The American Legion Post 21 invites the public to attend Summerville’s annual Memorial Day Ceremony for a celebration of America’s heroes with guest speakers Col. John Lamontagne, Commander, 437th AW at Joint Base Charleston, and Sen. Sean Bennett. Local and state dignitaries, including Sen. Tim Scott, will be in attendance. A reception and fellowship will immediately follow at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3433, 10154 Bellwright Road, Ladson.

When: 10:30 a.m.

Where: Parks (Summerville) Cemetery, 17A Boone Hill Parkway

More Info: 709-0068

What: Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum will host a Memorial Day ceremony to honor the men and women who died serving in the United States military, to include a performance by the Eyrie Overtones of Northside Baptist Church and a special film tribute and wreath casting with a benediction from a chaplain with Joint Base Charleston.

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Yorktown aircraft carrier at Patriots Point, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free admission from 10-11 a.m.; $5 parking

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What: The Charleston Men’s Chorus will present its annual Memorial Day Concert in tribute to fallen military heroes, veterans and current armed forces members. The concert is part of the Piccolo Spoleto Festival and will include service anthems, patriotic songs and more.

When: Noon

Where: St. Philip's Church, 142 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20

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What: As part of Piccolo Spoleto, the Charleston Community Band and the Columbia Community Concert Band will present this annual concert program with rousing marches and Broadway show tunes, concluding with a patriotic musical tribute to each of the United States Armed Forces.

When: 3 p.m. May 25

Where: Marion Square, 329 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free, open to the public

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What: Charleston Harbor Tours will feature special Blues Harbor Cruises as part of Piccolo Spoleto and tonight’s cruise will feature Shrimp City Slim on piano with flavors of Chicago and New Orleans’ blues “with a Lowcountry twist.”

When: Boarding begins at 6:30 p.m.; sail from 7-9 p.m.

Where: Carolina Queen at the City Marina, 17 Lockwood Blvd., downtown Charleston

Price: $26 adults; $23 students/seniors

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What: These Nashville legends join each other for a one-time Memorial Day performance, drawing from their shared history and 40-year friendship.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: College of Charleston’s TD Arena, 301 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Tickets start at $30

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