Constitution Week

What: Celebrate the U.S. Constitution at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Free events through Sept. 24. Living History Days 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 23-24 and "I Signed the Constitution" all week.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road.

Price: Free.


Museum Mile

What: Visit five museums, seven historic buildings and one powder magazine for $25. A Museum Mile Weekend pass gives you admission at 13 sites along Meeting Street.

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 23-25.

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $25/adult, $10/child 12 and under.

More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235, or

Hurricane Party

What: The annual ECCO fundraiser will help ECCO continue to provide emergency assistance to residents in the Cooper River, Santee Basin and tri-county area.

When: 7-11 p.m. Sept. 23.

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road.

Price: $65 per individual.

More Info: 849-9200 or www.


Music auditions

What: The Leonard School of Music is holding auditions for the 2011-12 school year. Students in grades 8-12 are welcome to audition for the after-school Honor Band and Jazz I and Jazz II bands.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 24.

Where: Leonard School of Music, 3005 W. Montague Ave.

Price: Varies depending on band.

More Info: 745-5908,, or Executive Director

Women in Boating

What: A boating class designed for women will be conducted by Bill Walsh from Live 5 News and USCG-certified Capt. Tom Harper. The class has limited space.

When: 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 24.

Where: Sea Ray Scout of Charleston, 142 Sportsmans Island Drive.

Price: $10.

More Info: Call Deni, 747-1889, or visit


Domestic violence run

What: Untying the Strings of Violence -- the National Council of Jewish Women, Charleston section, and the Mount Pleasant Police Department Victims Services host the fourth annual 5K run/walk against domestic violence. All proceeds will go to support the Domestic Violence Poster Campaign and to create an emergency fund for violence victims.

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Mount Pleasant Waterfront Park, Harry M. Hallman Jr. Boulevard.

Price: $20 for adults; $18 for 18 and under.

Beach Drop

What: Take Coastal Expeditions' trip to Bull's Island for a day of shelling, photography, birding and bliss. The trip begins with a naturalist-led boat tour through the estuary.

When: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 25 and Oct. 9.

Where: Coastal Expeditions, 514-B Mill St.

Price: $40 adults, $20 children 12 and under.

Hole Lot of Fun

What: September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. In an effort to raise awareness for childhood cancer, Chase After a Cure has teamed up with Blackbeard's Cove for a "Hole Lot of Fun." This family-friendly event consists of unlimited golf, Go-Karts, Jump Castles, DJ, indoor play land, climbing wall, mini golf tournament, arcade, handcrafted popsicles by King of Pops of Charleston and more. Food and adult beverages will be available.

When: 2-8 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Blackbeard's Cove Family Fun Park, 3255 U.S. Highway 17.

Price: $10.

Day of Remembrance

What: Join the community in observing the National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims. This day provides an opportunity for people to honor the memories of murder victims and to recognize the impact on surviving loved ones. The event includes a brief ceremony with remarks by community leaders, musical performances, and a reading of victims' names. No RSVP required.

When: 4-5:30 p.m. Sept. 25.

Where: Lonnie Hamilton III Public Services Building, 4045 Bridge View Drive.

Price: Free.

More Info: If you need help with transportation, call 792-1999.


Foreign Affairs Forum

What: Peter Tomsen, an ambassador and special envoy on Afghanistan from 1989-92, will speak Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. about his recent publication, "The Wars of Afghanistan." A reception with drinks and hors d'oeuvres will be provided prior to the event at 5:15 p.m. RSVP is required. Prospective members may attend this meeting for $20, payable at the registration table.

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 26.

Where: The Holliday Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave.

Price: $20 per person.

More Info: To register, call 971-3610 or

Thursday, Sept. 29

Bubbly & Brew

What: The third annual Bubbly & Brew will benefit My Sister's House. Featured will be tasty food from local restaurants as well as champagne, cocktails and beers from local brewers -- all donated by the community. There will be a silent auction with proceeds going to My Sister's House, and live music from the party band Lovebutter.

When: 6-10 p.m. Sept. 29.

Where: Harborside East, 28 Bridgeside.

Price: $50.

Saturday, Oct. 1

Harvest Tour of Homes

What: Annual tour of four Daniel Island homes to benefit the Daniel Island Library. Each home will feature a local author who will sign his/her books. Light refreshments will be served.

When: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 1.

Where: Seven Farms Drive.

Price: $20 in advance; $25 day of event.

More Info: 278-1588 or

Sunday, Oct. 2

Lighthouse Tour

What: Cape Romain National Wildlife Refuge celebrates National Wildlife Refuge Week with a tour to historic Lighthouse Island. Cape Romain NWR and Coastal Expeditions offers a guided tour to the Island, where you can view the two 1800s lighthouses and remains of the lightkeeper's dwellings. A slide presentation on the history of the lights will be given at 9:30 a.m. Following the presentation, participants will travel to the McClellanville boat landing and board the Island Cat Ferry.

When: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 2.

Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 U.S. Highway 17.

Price: $45.

More Info: 928-3368 or

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