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Car Show calendar - Charleston Scene

A 1970 Morgan Plus 8 heads a row of cars at Cars on Kiawah. Dan Stewart of Charleston is the owner. File/Staff
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EDITOR’S NOTE: The events listed throughout calendars in The Post and Courier and Charleston Scene are subject to postponement or cancellation. Contact event organizers for last-minute changes.


Touch A Truck

What: This Third Thursday date will feature big rigs for kids to check out up close and in person.

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. March 19

Where: Summerville Dream, 130 E. 2nd N. St., Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 843-821-7260,

Saturday, March 21

Sea Island Cars

What: This monthly cars and coffee event happens every third Saturday, except April, and will include Java Java coffee and breakfast available for purchase.

When: 9-11 a.m. March 21

Where: Village Green, 165 Village Green Lane, Kiawah Island

More Info: 843-768-6491,

Saturday, March 28

Moncks Corner Cars

What: This group meets the second and fourth Saturdays of each month, and all vehicles are welcome.

When: 8-10 a.m. March 28

Where: Bojangles, Highway 52, Moncks Corner

Price: Free

More Info: 843-830-2461,

Charleston Cars

What: Car enthusiasts are invited to attend the weekly Cars & Coffee cruise-in event in the parking lot near Barnes & Noble at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

When: 8-11 a.m. Saturdays

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1218 Belk Drive

Car & Bike Show

What: This show, presented by the Evening Optimist Club of Sumter, includes a 50/50 drawing and competitions for Top 20, Rat Rod, 4x4, Import, Motocycle and Best of Show. Proceeds will go to Sumter Co. Childhood Cancer Campaign. Registration is 9 a.m. until noon.

When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. March 28

Where: USC Sumter Campus, 200 Miller Road, Sumter

Price: $15

More Info: 803-445-8000,

PeeDee Roundup

What: This Eastern SC Mustang Club show includes door prizes and a 50/50 drawing. Trophies will be awarded at 4 p.m. for Club Participation, Long Distance, Best Paint, Engine and Ford Mustang.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28

Where: Cheves and Dargan streets, Florence

Price: $20-$25

More Info: 843-206-9712,

Shag Festival Show

What: Hemingway BBQ Shag Festival Car Show will be sponsored by Palmetto Cruisers. Highlights include dash plaques, and top three awards in 26 classes.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. March 28

Where: Hemingway Ball Fields & Recreation Park, 2811 S. Highway 41-51, Hemingway

Price: $20

More Info:,

Fiesta at the Park

What: Along with a car show, this event will feature awards, cash prizes, food trucks, a beer garden and local music.

When: Registration 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m.; event noon-7 p.m. March 28

Where: Exchange Park, 9850 Highway 78, Ladson

Price: $20-$25 car registration, $10 admission

More Info: 843-259-1660,

Sunday, March 29

West Ashley Cars 

What: This event will take place on the last Sunday of the month and will be a family friendly car show.

When: 8-10 a.m. March 29

Where: Brukes Coffee and Music, 1664 Old Town Road, Charleston

Price: Free

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