Events Calendar

Calendar of Events





2016

January 1 - 10:00 am
First Day Hike
Edisto Beach State Park
Meet at office
Hike Jeremy Inlet (3 Miles) for fossils, shells, birds and other beach treasures
http://ebspinterpreter@gmail.com

January 2 - 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Book Signings
The Edisto Bookstore
Karen Stokes - "The Immortals" and Margaret Brown - "A Florist's Walk Down Magnolia Lane"
For more info: 843-869-1885

January 5th, 2016 - 5:00 p.m.
Vanuatu Culture Night
McConkey's Jungle Shack
A night of culture, food and fun! Dinner will be served and information shared about their life in the South Pacific and the Peace Corps projects they have been working on. Donations will be accepted to support their current projects. For additional info call 843-869-0097 or check the flyer in lower left corner of Chamber Home Page.

January 16 - 1:00 pm
Edisto Beach State Park Spring Survival Series
Knots & Lashings Workshop
$5 - Call 843-869-4430 to register

January 16 - time TBA
Chili Cook-Off
Whaley's
http://www.whaleyseb.com

January 17
EIHPS Annual Members Meeting & Reception
Edisto Island Museum
2:00 pm
Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society
For more info, call 843-869-1954
http://www.edistomuseum.org

February (TBA)
EICA Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast
Edisto Community Center, 1717 Highway 174


http://eicanow.org

February 3
Chef Cookoff Preliminary #1
Pressleys at the Marina
This is the 1st Preliminary Cookoff leading up to the Ultimate Chef Competition on March 19.
http://www.edistounited.org

February 17
Chef Cookoff Preliminary #2
Finn's Island Grill
Round two leading up to the Ultimate Chef Competition on March 19.
http://www.edistounited.org

February 20th - 2pm
Land Trust - Build a Bluebird Box
Sunny Side Plantation
Build your own nest box for bluebirds! Carroll Belser will give a lecture on Bluebirds and their habitat. Afterward, you can build your very own bluebird box. Reservations are required to assure there are sufficient materials for everyone to make their nextbox. Please call or email the office at 843-869-9004 or info@edisto.org.

http://www.edisto.org

February 20 - 1:00 pm
Edisto Beach State Park Spring Survival Series
Bow Drill Basics - Fire by Friction
$5 - Call 843-869-4430 to register

March 8 - 7:00 pm
EIHPS Lecture
New First Missionary Baptist Church
The Grimke Sisters given by Dr. Amy McCandless, Professor at College of Charleston
Free and open to the public

http://www.edistomuseum.org

March 12
Ducks Unlimited Game Dinner
Bay Creek Park
Doors open at 6:00pm with an open bar,hors d'oeuvres and silent auction/raffles. Dinner will be served at 7:15pm.

March 12 - 10am-Noon
Land Trust - Exploring the Plant Ecology of Edisto
Join Associate Professor of Plant Ecology and Curator of The Citadel Herbarium, Joel Gramling for a nature walk and discuss plant identification, ecological interactions and how to read the landscape of our maritime forests and wetlands. For further info, call or email the office, 843-869-9004 or info@edisto.org.

http://www.edisto.org

March 17-20
Said the Spider to the Spy
Edisto Beach Civic Center
A comedy presented by the Edisto Art Guild Players
Dinner Theater March 17 at 6:30 pm
March 18 & 19, 7:30 pm and March 20, 3:00 pm
For ticket info,call 843-869-3192 or 843-869-3099

March 18
Pasta Dinner at McConkey's
McConkey's Jungle Shack
Held the night before the Road Race
http://www.edistoeats.org

March 19 - 8:30 am
5th Annual Edisto Road Race - 5K, 1 Mile, Walk & Fun Run
Wyndham Ocean Ridge Rec Center
5th Annual Walk & Fun Run
http://www.edistochamber.com

March 19
6th Annual Edisto Eats Food Festival
McConkey’s Jungle Shack
Ulltimate Chef Competition, Arts & Crafts Festival, etc. McConkey's Jungle Shack parking lot
For further info, call 843-869-0097
www.edistoeats.org

March 19
Great American Clean-Up Spring Campaign
Sponsored by EdistoPride, 9:00 am – Highway 174 Community Center
http://www.edistopride.org

March 26
Art Guild Spring Show & Sale
Hwy 174 - Between First Federal and the Mason Law Firm/Chamber of Commerce office
10:00 am- 4:00 pm

March 26- 1:00 pm
Edisto Beach State Park Spring Survival Series
Water Purification
$5 - Call 843-869-4430 to register

March 27
Easter Sunrise Service
Pavilion Parking Lot
6:30 am

March (TBA)
FREESPACE Annual Meeting
Member Meeting, Lunch, ACE Basin River Cruise, Kayaking Excursion,etc.

April 6, 13, 20 and 27
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm

April 9 - 1:00 pm
Edisto Beach State Park Spring Survival Series
Primitive Hunting
$5 - Call 843-869-4430 to register

May 4, 11, 18, and 25
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 7 (Always the first Saturday in May) 10 am - 3 pm
Edisto Day Bazaar - Arts & Crafts Festival
Lion's Club
Sponsored by the King's Daughters

May 14 - 1:00 pm
Edisto Beach State Park Spring Survival Series
Edible Plants
$5 - Call 843-869-4430 to register

May (TBA)
2nd Annual Edisto Beach Dolphin Slam
The Marina at Edisto Beach
Boats from Bohicket & Edisto will be fishing against each other. Prizes awarded for heaviest dolphin.
For information, call 843-631-5055 or themarinaeb@gmail.com
http://www.themarinaeb.com

May 15 - 2:00 pm
Legacy Live Oak Dedication and Conservation Celebration
Indigo Farms - in the Barn
Sponsored by the Edisto Island Open Land Trust (843-869-9004).
http://www.edisto.org

May (TBA)
2nd Annual Edisto Beach Cobia Tournament
The Marina at Edisto Beach
For details, contact The Marina at Edisto Beach at 843-631-5055,or themarinaeb@gmail.com.
http://www.themarinaeb.com

May 28 (Always the Saturday before Memorial Day)
Fire Department Fish Fry & Arts and Craft Show
Lion's Club (2907 Myrtle Street)

June 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm

June 7- August 2
Bingo
Edisto Beach Lions Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays only! Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games begin at 6:00 p.m.

June 17 - 18
Open Land Trust Cocktail Party/Live & Silent Auction/Golf Tnmt
Edisto Beach Civic Center & The Plantation Course on Edisto
Cocktail Party and Auction will be June 17th at 6pm, and the Golf Tournament is the 18th at 8:30am.
http://www.edisto.org

June (TBA)
The Tomato Open Golf Tournament
The Plantation Course at Edisto (843-869-1111)
Tournament benefits the Edisto Island Open Land Trust (843-869-9004).
http://www.edisto.org

July 6, 13, 20 and 27
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday(EXCEPT July 22 - Governors Cup Week)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

July 20-23
2016 Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament
The Marina at Edisto Beach
For details, contact The Marina at Edisto Beach at 843-631-5055, or themarinaeb@gmail.com.
http://www.themarinaeb.com

August 5, 12, 19 and 26
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 2, 3, & 4
Edisto Beach Music & Shag Fest
Bay Creek Park (beside Edisto Marina)
Admission $10 per day for adults, children under 12 free. Arts and Crafts, Food Vendors and great music!
Friday - 12noon - 11:00pm DJ Jim Bowers; 3:00 -7:00pm Shem Creek Boogie Band; 7:30 - 11:00pm Band of Oz
Saturday - 10:00am - 7:00pm DJ Jim Bowers; 2:00 - 6:00pm Shag Doctorz; 7:00-11:00pm The Entertainers and Shag Contest at 9:00pm
Sunday - 12noon -3:00pm DJ Jim Bowers;3:00-7:00pm The Fantastic Shakers
http://www.edistochamber.com

September 7, 14, 21 and 28
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September (TBA)
Edisto Wahoo Fishing Tournament
The Marina at Edisto Beach
For more information, call 843-631-5055
http://www.themarinaeb.com

September 17 (Always the third Saturday in September)
Beach & River Sweep
Edisto Beach State Park
Sponsored by EdistoPride

September 24 - 11:00 am - 10:00 pm
6th Annual Edisto Shrimp Fest
Bay Creek Park, Edisto Beach
http://www.edistochamber.com

October 5, 12, 19 and 26
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 8 (Always the second Saturday in Oct)
Edisto and Beyond Tour
Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society
Annual Tour of Historic Plantations, Churches Graveyards & Historic Sites, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
http://www.edistomuseum.org

October 8 (Always the second Saturday in Oct)
Art Guild Fall Show & Sale
The Edistonian General Store

October 15 (Always the third Saturday in Oct)
Edisto Fall Festival
Jungle Road
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annual Fall Festival features arts, crafts, and children's activities. Business sponsored events in the evening.
http://www.edistochamber.com

October (TBA)
2nd Annual Redfish Tournament
Edisto Watersprorts & Tackle, 3731 Docksite Road
2 largest spottail and the one with most spots
For info call:843-869-0663
http://www.edistowatersports@earthlink.net

October 29
Trick or Treat at the Creek
Bay Creek Park (beside Edisto Marina)
The 7th Annual Children’s Trick-or-Treat at the Creek will be held from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. There will be games, prizes, trick or treating, and a costume contest sponsored by McConkey's Jungle Shack, starting at 7:00pm. For information call Town Hall(843)869-2505
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

November (TBA)
Edisto Island Preservation Alliance Annual Meeting
Sunny Side Plantation, 8360 Peters Point Road
Keynote Speaker is Charles Lane, President of the ACE Basin Task Force. Members and non-members welcome.

http://www.preserveedisto.org

November (TBA)
Open Land Trust Oyster Roast and Annual Meeting
Sand Creek Farm
Sponsored by the the Edisto Island Open Land Trust
http://www.edisto.org

November 25
Edisto Museum Annual Open House and Sale
8123 Chisolm Plantation Road
1O:00 am - 4:00 pm
http://www.edistomuseum.org

November 25-27
With These Hands Holiday Open House Weekend
1444 Highway 174
For further info, contact With These Hands Gallery, 843-869-3509 or info@withthesehandsgallery.com)
http://www.withthesehandsgallery.com

November 26 (6:00—10:00 pm)
Flowers Seafood 5th Annual Oyster Roast
Flowers Seafood (1914 Hwy 174)
This all you can eat oyster roast is a great tradition on Edisto, and you don’t want to miss it. $20 tickets in advance & $25 at the door. For further info, call Flowers Seafood Company at 843-869-0033.

December 4 - 7:00pm
Edisto Community Chorus Christmas Concert
Edisto Beach Baptist Church

December 11 (Always the second Saturday in Dec) - 2:00 pm
26th Annual Edisto Christmas Parade
600-100 block of Palmetto Blvd., Edisto Beach

 

  Edisto Chamber of Commerce
42 Station Court
P.O. Box 206
Edisto Island, SC 29438
843-869-3867
888-333-2781
eichamber@aol.com

 

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