Events Calendar

Calendar of Events

January 12, 2014
EIHPS Annual Members Meeting & Reception
Edisto Island Museum
2:00 pm
Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society, 843-869-1954

February 11th
Edisto Eats Food Festival - Preliminary #1
Pressleys at the Marina
Round one leading up to the Ultimate Chef Competition on March 15

February 25th
Edisto Eats Food Festival - Preliminary #2
Pressleys at the Marina
Round two leading up to the Ultimate Chef Competition on March 15.

March 8, 2014
Ducks Unlimited Game Dinner
Pavilion Restaurant

March 19 and 26, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm

March 14, 2014
Pasta Dinner at McConkey's
McConkey's Jungle Shack
Held in conjunction with Edisto Eats Food Festival
http://www.edistoeats.org

March 15, 2014
Edisto Eats Food Festival
McConkey’s Jungle Shack
Finale Cook Off, Arts & Crafts Festival, etc. at McConkeys parking lot. For further info, call 843-869-0097
www.edistoeats.org

March 15, 2014
3rd Annual Edisto Road Race - 5K, 1 Mile, Walk & Fun Run
Wyndham Ocean Ridge Rec Center
3rd Annual Walk & Fun Run held in conjunction with the Edisto Eats Food Festival
http://www.edistochamber.com

March 22, 2014
FRESPACE Annual Meeting
Member Meeting, Lunch, ACE Basin River Cruise, Kayaking Excursion,etc.

March 22, 2014
Great American Clean-Up Spring Campaign
Sponsored by EdistoPride, 9:00 am – Highway 174 Community Center
http://www.edistopride.org

March 30, 6:30 pm
Dawn Smith Jordan - Concert
Edisto Beach Baptist Church
For further info, call 843-869-2662

April 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm

April 5, 2014
EIHPS "Bidding for History"
An Evening at Seabrook Plantation, 7311 Jenkins Hill Road
Silent and Live Auction
6:00 - 9:30 pm
http://www.edistomuseum.org

April 14, 7:00 pm
Edisto Jazz Trio
Edisto Education & Civic Center, 52 Station Court
Edisto Talent!
Free and Open to the Public
Sponsored by the Edisto Art Guild

April 20, 2014
Easter Sunrise Service
Pavilion Parking Lot
6:30 am

May 3, 2014 (Always the first Saturday in May)
Edisto Day Bazaar - Arts & Crafts Festival
Lion's Club
Sponsored by the King's Daughters

May 7, 14, 21, and 28, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

May 17, 2014, 10 am - 4 pm
Art Guild Spring Show & Sale
The Edistonian General Store
This event was originally planned for April 19. Due to weather, the event was postponed to this date.

May 17
1st Annual Raft Race
Big Bay Creek - From Live Oak Landing to Pressleys at the Marina
For further information contact Pressleys at 843-869-9226 or www.pressleysatthemarina.com.

May 24, 2014 (Always the Saturday before Memorial Day)
Fire Department Fish Fry & Arts and Craft Show
Lion's Club (2907 Myrtle Street)

EVENT CANCELLED
5th Annual Edisto Beach Offshore Challenge

May 18, 2014
Legacy Live Oak Dedication and Conservation Celebration
Indigo Farms, Highway 174
Sponsored by the Edisto Island Open Land Trust (843-869-9004). The featuring guest speaker will be Rowland Alston.
http://www.edisto.org

May 24th (4-6 pm)
Wine and Sign
Edisto Bookstore (843-869-4954)
John Warley will sign his new novel, A Southern Girl.
http://www.theedistobookstore.com

May 23 - 26
Pressleys at the Marina, One Year Anniversary
Edisto Marina
Pressleys at the Marina is celebrating their One Year Anniversary. The celebration will include entertainment and prizes on the deck through the weekend. For additional info contact Pressleys at 843-869-9226 or pressleysatthemarina@gmail.com.
http://www.pressleysatthemarina.com

May 31st (4-6 pm)
Wine and Sign
The Edisto Bookstore (843-869-4954)
Cassandra King will sign her book, The Same Sweet Girls’ Guide to Life. She will also bring some of her 'Moonrise Cocktails', as featured in her novel Moonrise, published in 2013.

http://www.theedistobookstore.com

June 3 - August 7, 2014
Bingo
Edisto Beach Lions Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays only! NEW 2013 HOURS - doors open 6:00 p.m.; games begin at 6:30 p.m.

June 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday and Thursday
9:00am - 5:00pm

June 5, 4-6pm
Book Signing
The Edisto Bookstore
Author: Alexia Helsley
Title: Wicked Edisto: The Dark Side of Eden
Duals, piracy, murders, disappearances and other interesting and unusual occurrences over two centuries. For further info, contact The Edisto Bookstore at 843-869-1885.
http://www.theedistobookstore.com

June 9-27
Art Guild - Juried Art Show
Edisto Island Museum
For additional information on The Jennie Gowan Memorial Juried Art Show, contact the museum at 843-869-1954
http://www.edistomuseum.org

June 13, 3-5pm
Book Signings (2 Authors)
The Edisto Bookstore
Author: C. Hope Clark
Title: Palmetto Poison
This is the third book in her mystery series featuring Department of Agriculture investigator, Carolina Slade.

Author: Rita Shuler
Title: Small-Town Slayings in South Carolina
For further info, contact The Edisto Bookstore at 843-869-1885.
http://www.theedistobookstore.com

June 19, 3-5pm
Book Signings (2 Authors)
The Edisto Bookstore
Author: Lawrence Thackston
Title: Tidal Pools
Murder mystery on Galeegi Island along the South Carolina coast.

Author: Chris Watson
Title: The Handyman
Murder mystery on the Charleston peninsula.

For further info, contact The Edisto Bookstore at 843-869-1885.
http://www.theedistobookstore.com

June 20, 2014
The Tomato Open Golf Tournament Party and Live Auction
Plantation Course at Edisto (located within the Wyndham Resort across from Big Bay Creek)
http://www.edisto.org

June 21, 2014
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 2, 9, 16, and 30, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday and Thursday(EXCEPT July 23 & 24 - Governors Cup Week)
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

July 17, 7:00 p.m.
E I Historic Preservation Society Lecture
Zion Reformed Episcopal Church, Hwy 174 (across from Trinity)
“An Oral Story of Church, Family and Community” by Elaine Jackson, free admission, open to public

July 23 - 26, 2014
Governors Cup Billfish Tournament
Edisto Marina (843-869-3504)

August 6, 13, 20 and 27, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Friday, August 8, 3 – 5 pm.
The Edisto Bookstore Book Signing - “Wicked Edisto: The Dark Side of Eden”
Edisto Bookstore
The Edisto Bookstore features a Book Signing of “Wicked Edisto: The Dark Side of Eden”. Author Alexia Helsley returns to Edisto to sign her book that recounts Edisto history through wars, its residents and visitors covering three centuries. For more info, contact the Edisto Bookstore at 843-869-4954 or bookstorek@bellsouth.net
http://www.theedistobookstore.com

August 29-30, 2014
Edisto Beach Music & Shag Fest
Bay Creek Park (beside Edisto Marina)
Admission $10 per day for adults, children under 12 free. For info and details, check the flyer on the left side of the home page, or contact the Edisto Chamber at 843-869-3867
http://www.edistochamber.com

September 3, 10, 17 and 24, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

September 20, 2014 (Always the third Saturday in September)
Beach & River Sweep
Edisto Beach State Park
Sponsored by EdistoPride

September 27, 2014
4th Annual Edisto Shrimp Fest
Bay Creek Park, Edisto Beach
http://www.edistochamber.com

October 1, 8,15, 22 and 29, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

October 3 - 12, 2014
Celebrate American Craft Week
With These Hands Gallery
Celebrate the wonders of American craft with special events:
Oct. 3 - Representative from Charleston Tea Plantation with free samples
Oct. 4 - Views paintings by new artist, Alice Steward Grimsley
Oct. 5 - Open Sunday noon - 4pm for Kick Off Weekend
Oct. 10 - Representative from Charleston Tea Plantation with free samples
Oct. 11 - Free samples - Sallie's Dips and sweets from Elin's Edisto Honey & Kinloch Plantation Peanut Oil
Oct. 12 - Open Sunday noon - 4pm for final day of celebration

http://www.withthesehandsgallery.com

October 10 & 11 (2 - 6 pm)
Palmetto Gallery and Gifts - 4 Artists
438 Highway 174
The gallery will have the following 4 artists painting on site:
- Sara Jane Reynolds (John's Island), is a plein air painter capturing marshes and islands of the low country
- David Dalton (Meggett) - creating beautiful images in different media (watercolor, pastel, charcoal and acrylics)
- Connie Snipes (Charlotte, NC) - foremost a landscape painter and is best known for her light filled plein air paintings, inspired by Edisto images
- Holly Glasscock (Catawba, SC) – has visited Edisto for many years and loves painting our ever changing landscapes.
For further info, contact the gallery at 843-869-4002 or edistophoto@earthlink.net

Oct 10 &12
A Play by the Art Guild Players
Edisto Beach Civic Center
“Beach Notes,” Friday, Oct 10 – A Shag Party at 6:30 pm will precede the performance beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $10.00 in advance. A Champagne Brunch and performance will be held on Sunday, Oct 12 – 12:30 pm (tickets are $35.00, and reservations are required).

October 11, 2014 (Always the second Saturday in Oct)
Art Guild Fall Show & Sale
The Edistonian General Store

October 11, 2014 (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 18, 2014 (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

Oct 23rd, 3:00 - 5:00 pm
Book Signing
The Edisto Book Store
Sheri S. Levy will be signing her book "Seven Days to Goodbye." The book tells the story of Trina and her service dog on Edisto Beach. The story combines humor, growing pains, and plenty of puppy love-of both varieties.

October 25, 2014
Edisto Island Mostly Bluegrass Festival
West Bank Plantation, 1850 Clark Road
11 am - 9 pm
Peter's Point Productions will host the 2nd Annual Edisto Blue Grass Festival. Tickets $40 in advance, or $50 day of event (if available). Tickets available on line or at McConkeys, Kings Market, and Atwood Vacations.
http://www.edistobluegrass.com

October 31, 2014
Trick or Treat at the Creek
Bay Creek Park (beside Edisto Marina)
The 5th 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 5 and 12, 2014
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

November 16, 2014
Open Land Trust Oyster Roast and Annual Meeting
Middleton Plantation
Sponsored by the the Edisto Island Open Land Trust
http://www.edisto.org

November 29 (10 am-6 pm)
Giving Tree
With These Hands Gallery
With These Hands Gallery has partnered with The Edisto Elves and Edisto United and will host a Giving Tree filled with ornaments for purchase that have been donated and painted by local and featured artists in the gallery. 100% of all proceeds will directly benefit local families in need.

December 7, 2014
Edisto Community Chorus Christmas Concert
Edisto Beach Baptist Church
7:00 pm

December 13, 2014 (Always the second Saturday in Dec)
24th Annual Edisto Christmas Parade
600-100 block of Palmetto Blvd., Edisto Beach
Street Parade -2:00 pm
Boat Parade - 5:00 pm at Big Bay Creek

December 14, from 3:00 – 5:00 pm
Christmas Beach Home Tour
Addresses to be Announced
Five (5) Edisto Beach homes will be decorated in their holiday best to share some Christmas spirit. Proceeds will benefit beach renourishment. Tickets are $30 each or $50 per couple. The tour will includes; Decorated homes, Christmas music, light hors d’oeuvres, egg nog, mulled apple cider, etc. For preliminary info, contact the Chamber office at 843-869-3867, or eichamber@aol.com.

 

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

 

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