Run Walk For Literacy 2013 In North Charleston To Benefit Liberty Hill Afterschool Literacy Program

Liberty Hill Improvement Council benefits from the 2nd Annual 5k Run-Walk for Literacy. Photo Credit:


Liberty Hill Improvement Council benefits from the 2nd Annual 5k Run-Walk for Literacy. Photo Credit:

Join South Carolina in the fight against illiteracy by attending the 2nd Annual 5K Run-Walk for Literacy at the end of this month! As of 2009, fifteen percent of adults in South Carolina couldn’t read, and […]

Easter Weekend Activities At Middleton Place

Photo courtesy: Middleton Place

Photo courtesy: Middleton Place

Easter weekend activities at Middleton Place have expanded beginning with Easter Eggstravaganza, an eco-friendly holiday celebration on Saturday, April 7th from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Among other activities, the event includes egg hunts and colonial games with hand-crafted clay eggs made by the Stableyards potter […]

Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival

Image courtesy: Charleston City Paper

Image courtesy: Charleston City Paper

The Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival will be held on Saturday, March 24 and Sunday, March 25. Saturday starts with the Sea & Sand Island Scavenger Hunt at 9am. Then the street party kicks off at 10:30am and features live music at 11:30am on 2 stages by […]

Share Our Suzy Presents Its Black And White In Mount Pleasant

Invitation design by Christine Womack

Please join SOS: Share Our Suzy for its 4th Annual It’s Black and White benefit party on Saturday, January 21st from 7-11pm at Harborside East in Mount Pleasant. Surrounded by breathtaking views of the Charleston harbor, the black tie event with a nautical spin will feature live musical entertainment by Atlanta’s renowned party band, […]

Charleston Entrepeneurs Debut Children’s Book, Spice And Little Sugar

Illustration by Lisa Perett of Robot Candy Co.

I love that I have so many talented friends. I just received a press release from my fashion designer friend, Megan Waldrep, about a new book, Spice & Little Sugar, that she and Charleston Children’s Therapy Center co-owner Melissa Nelson wrote together. Since the release was written so well to describe the cute new […]

Charleston’s Holiday Festival Of Lights


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Celebrate a Lowcountry tradition at Charleston’s most beloved nighttime holiday event, Holiday Festival of Lights! With over two million shimmering lights, this three-mile driving tour brings more light displays year after year, with over 700 shining displays this season. Beginning November 11, 2011 and continuing through January […]

Sugar Snap Pea To Host Children’s Holiday Art Classes With Artist Sarah Jeffers Beauchene

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Lower King Street’s children’s boutique Sugar Snap Pea will begin a series of holiday-themed art and creativity classes for children December 6 and lasting through December 15 with Center It Designs Artist’s Studio. The classes will be conducted by artist Sarah Jeffers Beauchene in the Sugar Snap Pea classroom at 161 1/2 King Street. […]

Charleston Sole: History on Foot


My mother and grandmother came to visit for a couple of days last week. This was my grandmother’s first time to Charleston and they were only staying for a short time, so I really wanted to pack as much history in as possible. When my mother and father came to visit back in April, […]

South Carolina Aquarium’s 4-D Theater

(Photo Credit: Kristina Shernoff)

With days with temperatures upward of 100 degrees this summer, staying outside for too long is just too much for most kids. The South Carolina Aquarium is a great way to spend a morning or afternoon without overexerting the little ones. There is something for everyone with exhibits including Mountain Forest, Piedmont, Coastal Plain […]

Wonder Works: Kids Love Charleston’s Hands On Toy Store


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One rainy day last week while I was babysitting, I asked the children,“what would you guys like to do today since we can’t play outside?” Almost in unison, their reply was, “Wonder Works!”

Wonder Works is an experience, not just a toy store, with many of the 2,500 toys on […]

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