What: In 1992, Jill Chalsty founded the Community for Education Foundation, an education reform organization that addresses the need for life skill instruction to youth. In this Speakers Series lecture, she will share her insights about bullying, opportunity for at-risk youth and much more.
When: 7 p.m. Sept. 13
Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org
What: The Volunteers at East Cooper Medical Center are sponsoring a $5 Masquerade Jewelry Sale. Items sold include necklaces, bracelets, earrings, watches, tote bags and more. Proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund.
When: Noon-7 p.m. Sept. 13; 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 14
Where: East Cooper Medical Center, 2000 Hospital Drive
More Info: 849-0578
What: Pianist Andrew Arm-strong leads an engaging and informative masterclass where five of Charleston’s top piano students will perform works they are studying.
When: 4-6 p.m. Sept. 13
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
More Info: 763-4941 or www. mozartinthesouth.org
What: The Wild Women Party is an annual gathering of women to benefit the Dee Norton Lowcountry Children’s Center, enjoy signature cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during the party with an opportunity to go home with one of several pieces of jewelry handcrafted by local female artists. Raise awareness among women about the issue of abuse and resources available at DNLCC. Invitation only.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 13
Where: Harborside East, Bridgeside Blvd., Mount Pleasant
More Info: 723-3600 or www.dnlcc.org
What: Haunted Charleston Tour is for ages 13+. Explore Charleston’s most haunted places and people on this thought-provoking journey. A darkly romantic blend of ghosts, magic and the roots of Gullah superstition. Wicked Charleston Tour is for adults only. Explore the unsavory bits of history, focusing on some of Charleston’s most colorful characters.
When: 8-9:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, through Dec. 7
Where: Market Hall-Daughters of Confederacy Museum, 188 Meeting St.
Price: $17 per person
More Info: 800-979-3370 or www.blackcattours.com
What: Online registration open through the previous Thursday. On-site registration available day-of beginning at 6 a.m. Tournament ends at 4 p.m. and prizes are awarded at 4:15. Prizes are awarded for the largest catch in the King Mackerel category and the three largest catches in the Big Fish category. Rain or shine.
WHEN: 6 a.m. Sept. 15
Where: Folly Beach Fishing Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave.
Price: $12/$9 CCR Discount; $14/$12 CCR Discount for King Mackerel
More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com
What: The race will include an elite race, a recreational race, a kids race and an open paddle on Shem Creek. A Paddle Fit level 1 and 2 certification course will be held that weekend.
When: 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 15
Where: Water’s Edge Restaurant on Shem Creek, 1407 Shrimp Boat Lane
Price: Race participation charges vary with the specific race
More Info: 881-0330 or http://sup4autism.weebly. com/
What: Play flag football, sup- port your alma mater, meet new people and get some great bar specials after the games. Games will be on Saturday mornings this fall. Prove you’re better than your college team rivals on the field, then meet up to watch the boys handle them in the stadium. Teams are coed. Sign up as an individual, a group or a whole team of 15.
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 15-Nov. 3
Where: Cool Blow Park, 388 N. Nassau St.
More Info: 628-8243 or www.chucktownalumni.com
What: The Scottish Society of Charleston will host the 41st annual Charleston Scottish Games and Highland Gathering with a variety of competitions, feats of strength, dancers, pipe bands, drumming, vendors with Scottish merchandise and food, a genealogy tent, sheep dog demonstrations and an evening Celtic concert. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Charleston.
When: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: Boone Hall Plantation, 1235 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant
Price: Advance $17 adult, $4 children under 12; game day $20 adult, $5 children under 12; concert only $15 after 3 p.m.
What: Visit the South Carolina Aquarium and meet Blue from Nickelodeon’s “Blue’s Clues.” Have your photo taken with a new friend, take part in an epic adventure through the Aquarium and enjoy a special day filled with activities, fun and excitement for the whole family. Free with admission.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf
Price: Free with general admission or membership
More Info: 577-3474 or www.scaquarium.org
What: Expect the unexpected on the 2.5-mile I’On Swamp Trail. Come see what’s congregating at the waterhole. Meet at the Sewee Visitor Center.
When: 10 a.m. Sept. 15
Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. Highway 17
More Info: To register, contact 928-3368 or www.fws.gov/seweecenter
What: Let’s Ride for the Paws 100 percent of the proceeds will go to benefit the animals. Prizes will be awarded for first, second, third and worst hands. There will be raffle prizes, 50/50 drawing, food and music.
When: 10 a.m. Sept. 15
Where: Dorchester Shrine Club, 2150 Old Beech Hill Road
More Info: 871-3820 or www.summervillespca.org
What: Proceeds from the fourth annual Liza’s Lifeline Golf Tournament help victims of domestic violence, their families and pets. If you don’t play golf, consider being a sponsor or donating a prize for the awards ceremony.
When: 11 a.m. Sept. 15
Where: Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Course, 20 Dunvegan Drive
More Info: 991-9085 or http://lizaslifelinesc.org/events/golf-tournament/
What: The Bicol Association of Charleston will celebrate the Feast of Our Lady of Pena- francia with a banquet and Catholic mass service. The Feast of Our Lady of Penafrancia is celebrated in honor of the Virgin Mary, the miraculous Patronness of the Bicol Region in the Philippines. This year’s celebration is the 31st year for many Filipino Catholics in the Lowcountry. Free food and drinks.
When: 11:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: Short Stay Navy Outdoor Recreation Center, 211 Short Stay Road, Moncks Corner
Price: Free food and drinks and entertainment; pay to get in Short Stay Navy Rec Center: $1 military and retired; all others $3
More Info: Saulo Gaspi, President, at 553 0572 or www.facebook.com/Bicol Association of Charleston
What: Noted pirate historian Eric Lavender of Charleston Pirate Tours brings Charleston’s Golden Age of Piracy to life with stories of Blackbeard’s most notorious exploit, the blockade of Charles Towne, the capture and execution of Stede Bonnet and other pirates, the romance between Calico Jack and Anne Bonny and much more.
When: 1:30 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 29
Where: Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St.
More Info: 442-7299 or www.charlestonpiratetour.com
What: Scheduled at low tide for the best chance to see dolphins in Folly Creek, this tour is a summertime favorite.
When: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: Crosby’s Dock, 2223 Folly Road
Price: Adults $58/12 and under $38
More Info: 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com
What: Gage Hall Acoustic Coffeehouse opens the sea- son with Lorna Roberts, a favorite Charleston singer- songwriter, who will perform original songs and favorites in a benefit concert to support children in need in the Charleston area.
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15
Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St.
Price: $10, $5 for students
More Info: 723-4617 or www.charlestonuu.org/WhatsGoingOn/CoffeeHouse/tabid/142/Default.aspx
What: Plan for a day of exploring the estuary and fun on this kayaking adventure to Dewees Island. Pack a lunch and break on Dewees Island beach to relax, enjoy beautiful views of the Atlantic and comb the beach for any interesting specimen and artifacts that may have washed up before starting the journey back home.
When: 1-7 p.m. Sept. 16
Where: Isle of Palms Marina, 50 41st Ave.
Price: Adults $88/12 and under $58
More Info: 884-7684 or www.coastalexpeditions.com
What: The Advisory Board for the Daughters of St. Paul is holding an English Tea that will offer tea, tea sandwiches and sweet treats.
When: 7 p.m. Sept. 16 and Oct. 26
Where: Daughters of St. Paul, 243 King St.
more info: Patricia Marshall at firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Sea Islands Chamber of Commerce is hosting a Golf Tournament. New Moon Pizzeria will provide lunch for participants. The awards banquet will be at The Captain’s Lounge at Bohicket Marina, sponsored by Rosebank Farms Cafe.
When: Registration begins at 11 a.m., and the shotgun start fires off at noon Sept. 17
Where: Seabrook Island’s Ocean Winds Golf Course, 3772 Seabrook Island Road
Price: $150 individuals, $500 foursomes
More Info: 793-1234 or www.seaislandschamber.org
What: Enjoy story time with a zookeeper and learn fun facts about animals.
When: 11 a.m. Tuesdays, through Sept. 18
Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road
Price: Free with park admission
More Info: 852-4200 or www.southcarolinaparks.com/ctl/introduction.aspx
What: The College of Charleston School of Business’ Initiative for Public Choice and Market Process has invited Dr. Wayne Leighton to speak as the first speaker this semester in its “BB&T Free Market Process” Speaker Series. His presenta- tion, “Madmen, Intellectuals, and Academic Scribblers: The People Who Drive Political Change, and How They Do It,” is open to the public.
When: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 18
Where: Wells Fargo Auditorium, Liberty Street
Price: Free admission
More Info: 953-4279 or www.sb.cofc.edu/pcmp
What: This special event highlights members of the CSU music faculty and adjuncts such as Ricard Bordas, Michael Holland, Eugene Koester, Jill Terhaar Lewis, Jennifer Luiken, Charlie Messersmith, Mark Sterbank, Myungsook Stoudenmire and more.
When: 2 p.m. Sept. 20
Where: Charleston Southern University Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, 9200 University Blvd.
More Info: 863-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu
What: Join group after work for live music and beverages available for purchase. Outside alcohol or coolers are prohibited. No pre-registration required. Charleston-based blues-rock trio Taco Donkey will perform Sept. 20 and Old You will perform Oct. 11.
When: 4 p.m. Sept. 20
Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive
Price: Free with regular park gate admission
More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com
What: Third Thursday on Sept. 20 will feature the Sum-merville Sweet Tea Festival. Summerville restaurants will be set up on Hutchinson Square in tents offering tastes of their sweet tea as well as tastes of their menu specialties for $1-$3 each. Purchase a mug and you can try all the restaurants’ sweet tea drinks for free. Live music will be all over town. Art Walk on Short Central with artists and artisans. Return of the Drum Circle from 5-6 p.m. on E. Richardson. Shops and restaurants will be offering special meals and deals.
When: 5-8 p.m. Sept. 20
Where: Downtown Summerville, 200 S. Main St.
More Info: 821-7260 or www.summervilledream. org
What: Explore five museums, seven historic buildings and one powder magazine. A single Museum Mile Weekend pass provides admission to 13 sites along Meeting Street. Many of the cultural institutions will also offer special programs during Museum Mile Weekend. Charleston’s Museum Mile features the richest concentration of cultural sites open to visitors in downtown Charleston.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21-23
Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: $25/adult, $10/child 12 and under
More Info: 722-2996 or http://charlestonsmuseummile.org/Home.html
What: Living history demonstrations include domestic arts, rice processing, colonial games and African drumming. Sign a Constitution scroll in the historic house museum and explore the grounds of historic Snee Farm, the plantation of Founding Father Charles Pinckney.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 21
Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant
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