Events Calendar

Calendar of Events

2018

January 2 ~ 3:00 pm
Edisto Book Club
Edisto Library, 1589 Hwy 174 (next to Trinity Church)
Discussion of The Fire by Night by Teresa Messineo
For more info: 843-869-2355

January 6 ~ 11:30 am
Science Magic
Edisto Library, 1589 Hwy 174 (next to Trinity Church)
Make a magic potion
For info: 843-869-2355

January 8 ~ 6:30 pm
Edisto Art Guild Program for January
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Presentation and discussion of the pastel medium by Beth Williams
http://www.edistoartguild.com

January 10 ~ 5:30pm (every Wednesday)
Functional Fitness
Edisto Beach Civic Center
Use your own body weight for exercise
For info contact susanhtupper@gmail.com

January 12 ~ 4:00 pm
Friday Afternoon Movie
Edisto Library, 1589 Hwy 174 (next to Trinity Church)
The BFG - rated PG
for info: 843-896-2355

January 18 ~ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Rock and Roll Request Night
Edisto Library, 1589 Hwy 174 (next to Trinity Church)
Request your favorite songs from the 50's & 60's; come listen and/or dance to them. Call 843-869-2355 with your requests.

January 20 ~ 11:30 am
Snowy Fun
Edisto Library, 1589 Hwy 174 (next to Trinity Church)
Read a story and make snow
For info: 843-869-2355

January 20 ~ 2:00 - 3:00 pm
New Technology for Studying Bird Migration
Edisto Beach State Park Interpretive Center- 1 Oyster Row Lane
Dr. Sidney Gauthreaux will discuss some amazing findings that have been made using new technological advances in tracking migratory birds. Free and open to the public.
http://www.edisto.org

January 20
Fundraising Dinner at Geechie Boy Mill
Geechie Boy Mill, 2995 Hwy 174
The Jane Edwards 6th graders are going to Washington D.C. and will visit the Edisto slave cabin at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. This fundraising dinner will help them get there! Featuring Gullah Geechie cuisine by chef B.J. Dennis. $100 per person. For more information or to reserve your spot call 843-631-0077.

January 21 ~ 2:30 pm
EIHPS Annual Members Meeting & Reception
Edisto Island Museum
Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society
For more info, call 843-869-1954
http://www.edistomuseum.org

January 23 ~ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Edisto Beach Blood Drive
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
For an appointment, call Jeanine Rhodes at 843-893-7702 or email at jgrhodes@lowcountry.com

January 28 ~ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Introduction to Soft Pastel Workshop
$50 - supplies included
For info: 843-693-7823, bethewilliamsart@aol.com

http://www.bethwilliamspastels.com

February 4 ~ 3:00 pm
Chamber Music Charleston - Edisto Concert
Presbyterian Church on Edisto, 2164 Hwy 174
Sponsored in part by the Edisto Art Guild
http://www.chambermusiccharleston.org

February 10 ~ 4 to 6pm
Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser - $10 plate
Jane Edwards Elementary Cafeteria
To benefit the 6th grade class trip to Washington DC. Includes spaghetti, salad, bread & drink. Homemade desserts, raffle items and TO-GO plates available.
Tickets at: Janes Edwards, Edisto True Value & McConkeys

February 10 ~ 4:00 - 8:00 pm
2nd Annual Edisto Grits Cook-off
Pressley's at the Marina
$20 Entry Fee - cash prizes
Sample grits from the best cooks on Edisto, along with an Oyster Roast. There will also be live music. Grits are free - sauces and gravies for a small fee.
http://pressleysatthemarina.com

February 12 ~ 6:30 pm
Edisto Art Guild Program for February
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Nancy Fishback, Ceramic & Watercolor Artist
Free and open to the public
http://www.edistoartguild.com

February 17 ~ 3:00 pm
10th Annual Chili Cook-off
Whaley's - 2801 Myrtle Street
$20 Entry Fee - cash prizes
Oyster Roast
Call 843-869-2161 for more information

February 20 ~ 5:30pm
Trivia Tuesday
Edisto Island Library
Test your knowledge playing trivia!
Prizes are from SeaCow Eatery.

February 22 ~ 7pm
Slave Cabins of SC
New First Missionary Baptist Church -1644 Hwy 174
Lecture presented by Joe McGill, Director of the Slave Dwelling Project - Free and open to the public
http://www.edistomuseum.org

February 24 ~ 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Back to Nature Event
Build your own bluebird nest box with local naturalist Carroll Belser at historic Sunny Side Plantation. Carroll will also talk about bluebird behavior and what you can do to attract them to your yard. No charge. Reservations are required. Call 843-869-9004 or email info@edisto.org to reserve your spot and find out more details.
http://www.edisto.org

February 27 ~ 11:30 am
4th Annual Edisto Business Golf Tournament
The Plantation Course
$250 per team - make your own foursome for a Captains Choice Tourney. Which local business will take home the win?
Contact the Pro Shop to sign up by Feb.20 - 843-869-1111
http://www.theplantationcourseatedisto.com

March 6, 2018 ~ 2:15 - 3:00 pm
Chamber Music Charleston Classical Kids Concert
Jane Edwards Elementary School
Learn about the instruments of a string quartet while singing along to favorite songs and watching the classic story of Miss Rumphius come to life.
www.chambermusiccharleston.org

March 10 ~ 10am to 3pm
Edisto Island History Harvest Festival
New First Missionary Baptist Church -1644 Hwy 174
Live music, gospel performances, free hot dog lunch, children's games and the chance to have your family's historic treasured photos, documents, etc. scanned and preserved. In the event of rain, location will be Jane Edwards Elementary. Free and open to the public.
http://www.edistomuseum.org

March 10 ~ 1:00 pm
Macapalooza
Green Boat Liquor Store
2nd anniversary Mac and Cheese cook-off
$20 to enter - prizes for Judges Vote & Peoples Choice
10 tastes for $10
Proceeds go to First Responders
http://www.facebook.com/greenboatdiscountliquor

March 15 -18
Edisto Art Guild Play
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Ct.
"On Golden Pond"
3/15 - Dinner Theater-6:30pm $45/person
3/16 & 17 - 7:30pm
3/18 - 3:00pm
For Dinner Theatre reservations call: 843-869-3099
http://www.edistoartguild.com

March 17 ~ 8:30 am
7th Annual Edisto Road Race and Fundraising Festival
Course starts in Wyndham (King Cotton Road)
5k Run/Walk and 1 Mile Run/Walk
Followed by the festival at Bay creek Park with a live band, arts & craft vendors and food vendors from 11:00am-4:00pm
https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/EdistoBeach/7thAnnualEdistoBeachRoadRace

March 17 ~ 9:00 am
Great American Clean-Up Spring Campaign
Sponsored by EdistoPride
Highway 174 Community Center
http://www.edistopride.org

March 31 ~ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Art Guild Spring Show & Sale
Hwy 174 - Lot next to the Edistonian
http://www.edistoartguild.com

March 31 ~ 10:00 am
Gator Egg Hunt
Edisto Island Serpentarium
1st Annual Gator Egg Hunt, opens at 9am. Children 12 and under free with an adult before 10am. Also on Thursday & Friday: Turtle Egg Toss at 10am followed by snake shows, an alligator show, raffle and more fun!
www.edistoserpentarium.com

March 31 ~ 10:00 am
Easter Egg Hunt
Edisto Beach State Park
All ages welcome. Meet at the beach picnic area. Please pre-register by calling 843-869-4430. Free with park admission.
http://www.frespace.org

April 4, 11, 18 and 25
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

April 1 ~ 6:30 am
Easter Sunrise Service
Pavilion Parking Lot

April 9 - 2pm
Marcus Amaker - Charleston Poet Laureate
Jane Edwards School
Presented by the Edisto Art Guild
www.marcusamaker.com
For more info call 207-776-0788
http://www.edistoartguild.org

April 9 ~ 6:30 pm
Edisto Art Guild Program for April
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Marcus Amaker, Poet and Musician
Free and open to the public
http://www.edistoartguild.com

April 14 ~9:00 am
Dawhoo Boat Landing Clean Up
Edisto Island's Dawhoo Boat Landing
Edisto Riverkeeper and Palmetto Pride are teaming up for a clean up! Bags, gloves and tools will be provided.
For more info: meg@edistoriverkeeper.org

April 14 ~ 6:00 pm
Ducks Unlimited Annual Dinner
Bay Creek Park
Dinner, Drinks and Auction
http://www.facebook.com/EdistoDU

April 21 ~ 9:00 am
Roxbury Park Romp with Tom Austin
4468 Highway 174, Yonges Island, SC 29449
Enjoy a free guided walking tour through the many diverse habitats of Roxbury Park. With over 1,000 species observed to date, learn about the Lowcountry flora and fauna from Tom Austin, EIOLT Land Protection Specialist and Roxbury Park caretaker.
Reservations required! RSVP by email at info@edisto.org or call 843-869-9004.
http://www.edisto.org

April 21
Chickenman Memorial Golf Tournament
The Plantation Course at Edisto
Fundraiser for the Leland Vaughn Baseball Scholarship at Presbyterian College.
For more information email: chickenmanmemorial@gmail.com
http://www.theplantationcourseatedisto.com

April 27-28
4th Annual Edisto Beach Dolphin Slam
The Marina at Edisto Beach
Boats from Bohicket & Edisto will be fishing against each other. For information, call 843-631-5055 or themarinaeb@gmail.com
http://www.themarinaeb.com

May 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

May 5 ~ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Edisto Day Bazaar - Arts & Crafts Festival
Lion's Club
Sponsored by the King's Daughters

May 6 ~ 2:00 pm
Legacy Live Oak Ceremony
Indigo Farms, 2944 Highway 174
A ceremony under the oaks at Indigo Farms dedicating newly planted Legacy Live Oaks. Speaker will be John Greider, Edisto Beach State Park Manager. A reception with light refreshments will follow.
No reservation required
http://www.edisto.org

May 12 ~ 10:00 am
1st Annual Edisto Island Classic Stand-up Paddleboard & Kayak Race
Edisto Watersports - 3731 Docksite Road
8:00 am check-in; 10:00 am start
$50 fee for adults, $20 for kids; proceeds to benefit ALOE Canine Rescue. Register at Paddleguru.com before race.
Awards presented after the race at Dockside Restaurant.
For info: Mitch Cherry, Race Director 678-754-3331
https://paddleguru.com/races/EdistoIslandClassic2018

May 14 ~ 6:30 pm
Edisto Art Guild Program for May
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Dan Brailsford, Musician & Historian
Free and open to the public
http://www.edistoartguild.com

May 22 ~ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Edisto Beach Blood Drive
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
For an appointment, call Jeanine Rhodes at 843-893-7702 or email at jgrhodes@lowcountry.com

May 25
Book signing with C. Hope Clark
The Edisto Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
3:00-5:00pm open to the public

Thursdays-Sundays in May
Music at The Marina
The Marina at Edisto Beach
Deck at the Marina, 3702 Docksite Rd.
Weather permitting
http://www.themarinaeb.com

June 2 and 3
Jennie Gowan Memorial Art Show
Edisto Beach Civic Center, 42 Station Court
June 2 ~ 3-7 pm
June 3 ~ 1-4 pm
http://www.edistoartguild.com

June 2 ~10:00 - 12:00 noon
Turtlefest at Edisto Beach State Park
Come celebrate the return of sea turtles to So. Carolina. This family-friendly event will feature exhibits, games, arts and crafts, live animals and much more!
Free with park admission. For more info: edistobeachlearningcenter@scprt.com
http://www.southcarolinaparks.com

June 6, 13, 20 and 27
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00am - 5:00pm
http://townofedistobeach.com

June 9
Shark Tournament at Edisto Watersports
Edisto Watersports & Tackle Dock - Edisto Beach

June 10 ~ 6:00 pm
Arts in the Park
Bay Creek Park
Appalachian Ballet Company "Bluejeans & Ballet"
Bring your lawn chair and food & beverage
http://www.edistoartguild.com

June 11 ~ 3:00- 5:00 pm
Edisto Island Bookstore Booksigning
547 Highway 174
Susan Boyer will sign her latest novel "Lowcountry Bookshop" and Pete Rogers will sign his book "So You Want to Hunt Turkeys?"
Call 843-869-1885 for more information.
http://www.edistoislandbookstore.com

June 13 ~ 6:00pm
Edisto Island Bookstore Book Club
547 Highway 174
"Origin" by Dan Brown.
All residents, particularly newcomers, as well as those visiting the island are welcome to attend. Join the group for great discussion, camaraderie, and opportunity to make new friends.
http://www.edistoislandbookstore.com

June 16
Jim Bost Memorial Fishing Tournament
The Marina at Edisto Beach
For details, call 843-631-5055
or email themarinaeb@gmail.com
http://www.themarinaeb.com

June 18
Movies in the Park
Bay Creek Park (3706 Docksite Road)
Featuring: Despicable Me 3
Bring your own chairs, blankets, coolers & snacks (no glass please). Arrive after 7 pm...movie will begin at dusk (approximately 8 pm)
http://www.edistochamber.com

June 23 ~ 3:00-5:00 pm
Retirement Celebration for Susan Miles
Jane Edward Elementary School
Please join the JEES staff, family and friends to honor Susan Miles who is retiring after 40 years of service and dedication to education.
RSVP- 843-869-2124

June 23 ~ 6:30 pm ( New date)
Open Land Trust Cocktail Party/Live & Silent Auction
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
http://www.edisto.org

Thursdays-Sundays in June
Music at The Marina
The Marina at Edisto Beach
Deck at the Marina, 3702 Docksite Rd.
Weather permitting
http://www.themarinaeb.com

July 3, 11, 18 and 25
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Tuesday, July 3, then every Wednesday
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

July 4
4th of July Parade - 33rd Annual
Edisto Beach
Parade starts at 10am; line up begins at 9:30 (Mikell & Myrtle Streets - Ends in Whaley's Parking lot.
Walkers, Bicycles and Golf Carts welcome. Park and enjoy watermelon after the parade!

July 4 ~ 1-2pm
Salute From the Shore 2018
Edisto Beach
Gather on the beach to witness the 9th Annual flyover to salute our armed forces.
//http://salutefromtheshore.org/

July 6
Author Book Signing featuring Ashley Oliphant
The Edisto Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
3:00-5:00pm open to the public

July 8 ~ 6:00 pm
Arts in the Park
Bay Creek Park
Edisto Gumbo
Bring your lawn chair and food & beverage
http://www.edistoartguild.com

July 14 ~ 9am to 1pm
Edisto Children's Health Carnival
Edisto Family Dental - 51 Station Ct
Free Dental & Medical Screenings - Open to all kids.
Pre-register in advance by calling 843-869-3368

July 17 ~ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Edisto Beach Blood Drive
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
For an appointment, call Jeanine Rhodes at 843-893-7702 or email at jgrhodes@lowcountry.com

July 18-21
4th Annual Edisto Invitational Billfish Tournament (final tournament in the Governor's Cup Billfishing series)
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

July 23
RESCHEDULED- Movies In The Park- Featuring "Deep"
Bay Creek Park, 3706 Docksite Rd.
Arrive after 7:30pm, movie to begin after 8:30pm (dusk). Join us for this free family friendly outdoor movie. Bring chairs, blankets & coolers. No glass please.
http://www.edistochamber.com

July 25
Children's Story & Craft- Edisto Beach Public Library
Edisto Beach Library, 71 Station Court
www.colletonlibrary.org

July - Thursdays-Sundays
Music at The Marina
The Marina at Edisto Beach
Deck at the Marina, 3702 Docksite Rd.
Weather permitting
http://www.themarinaeb.com

July 2018
July Events at the Edisto Beach Public Library
Edisto Beach Public Library, 71 Station Court
Summer Reading Program "Libraries Rock"
Edisto Art Guild member display- Featured artist Dee Moseley watercolor now through August.
http://colletonlibrary.org

June 5 - August 2
BINGO!
Edisto Beach Lions Club
Tuesdays & Thursdays and add 2 Wednesdays, July 11 & July 18. Doors open 5:30 p.m.; games begin promptly at 6:00 p.m.
2907 Myrtle Street, Edisto Beach

Monday, July 30
Author Book Signing featuring Lindsey Brackett
Edisto Island Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
Lindsey Brackett will be signing her novel "Still Waters" from 3:00-5:00pm

August 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

August 2- 3:00-5:00pm
Book signing with Margaret Bradham Thornton
Edisto Island Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
Book signing of "A Theory of Love"

August 8 - 6pm
Edisto Island Bookstore Book Club Discussion
Edisto Island Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
The Book Club will discuss "With the End in Mind" by Kathryn Mannix. The public is welcome to attend.
http://edistoislandbookstore.com

August 11 ~ 12 to 5pm
Back to School Blast for Edisto Children
Jane Edwards Elementary School
Free haircuts, school supplies, hygiene items, and free food (burgers and hot dogs) for the children of Edisto. Email EdistoIslandSchoolBlast@gmail.com for questions
www.facebook.com/Edisto-Island-Back-To-School-Blast

August 12 ~ 6:00 pm
Arts in the Park
Bay Creek Park
Edisto Jazz Group
Bring your lawn chair and food & beverage
http://www.edistoartguild.com

August 13
Movies in the Park
Bay Creek Park (beside The Marina at Edisto Beach)
Arrive after 7:30pm with movie to begin after 8:30pm (dusk). Join us for this free family friendly outdoor movie. Bring chairs, blankets and coolers. No glass please.
http://www.edistochamber.com

August 16 ~ 5:30 pm
Edisto Clemson Club Gathering
Coots Bar and Grill
It's almost football season and we love our Tigers!!

August 19, 2018 ~ 6:30 pm
Love Him Love Them Orphan Choir
Edisto Beach Baptist Church, 414 Jungle Rd.
A choir of 22 children who were orphaned after the Haiti earthquake of 2010. If you love music then this is one concert you don't want to miss! Sponsored by "Love Him Love Them", a non-profit Christian Ministry that helps orphans in Haiti & Ukraine.
http://www.lovehimlovethem.org

August 24 ~ 6:00 pm
John Branyan Comedy Occurence
Edisto Beach Baptist Church, 414 Jungle Road
John is a Christian comedian.
Light refreshments at 6:00 pm
Advance tickets $15; $20 at the door

http://www.edistobeachbaptist.org

August 28
Book Discussion at the Edisto Beach Public Library
Edisto Beach Public Library, 71 Station Court
Book discussion on "Fourth Tuesday's" at 5:30pm. Pick up a copy at the library.
http://colletonlibrary.org

August 31 and September 1 & 2
9th Annual Edisto Beach Music & Shag Festival
Bay Creek Park (next door to The Marina at Edisto Beach)
Over 30 arts and crafts vendors, food vendors and three days of entertainment and family fun. Hosted by Dockside Bar & Grill, The Town of Edisto Beach & Edisto News.
http://www.facebook.com/EdistoBeachMusicShagFestival

Thursdays-Sundays in August
Music at The Marina
Deck at the Marina, 3702 Docksite Rd.
Weather permitting
http://www.themarinaeb.com

September 5, 12, 19 and 26
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

September 10 ~ 5:00 - 7:00 pm
Edisto Art Guild Art Walk
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Meet 18 artists and view their work
Cheese and Wine Reception
http://www.edistoartguild.com

September 15
Beach/River Sweep

October 1
Book signing with C. Hope Clark
The Edisto Bookstore, 547 Hwy. 174
3:00-5:00pm open to the public

October 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31
Arts & Crafts Market
Bay Creek Park
Every Wednesday
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

October 5 -14
American Craft Week
With These Hands Gallery
http://www.withthesehandsgallery.com

October 13 ~ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Edisto and Beyond Tour
Edisto Island Historic Preservation Society
Annual Tour of Historic Plantations, Churches Graveyards &
http://www.edistomuseum.org

October 13 ~ 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Art Guild Fall Show & Sale
The Edistonian General Store
Hwy 174, Edisto Beach
http://www.edistoartguild.com

October 20 ~ 11:00am - 4:00 pm
Edisto Fall Festival
Jungle Road - in front of Palmetto Plaza
Street fair/ Fall Festival features arts and crafts, bake sales and business sponsored tables.
http://www.edistochamber.com

October 23 ~ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Edisto Beach Blood Drive
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
For an appointment, call Jeanine Rhodes at 843-893-7702 or email at jgrhodes@lowcountry.com

October (Date TBA)
Trick or Treat at the Creek
Bay Creek Park (beside The Marina at Edisto Beach)
The Annual Children's Trick-or-Treat at the Creek with games, prizes, trick or treating, and a costume contest. For information call Town Hall(843)869-2505
http://www.townofedistobeach.com

October (Date TBA)
In Shore Slam Fishing Tournament
The Marina at Edisto Beach
For details, call 843-631-5055 or email themarinaeb@gmail.com
http://themarinaeb.com

October (Date TBA)
Edisto Watersports 2018 Redfish Tournament
Edisto Watersports & Tackle, 3731 Docksite Road
For more information, call 843-631-0802
http://www.edistowatersports.net

November (DateTBA)
Open Land Trust Oyster Roast
Sand Creek Farm
Live music, oysters and a lowcountry buffet. Advance ticket purchase is required. Call 843-869-9004 or buy your tickets online.
http://www.edisto.org

November 12 ~ 6:30pm
Edisto Art Guild Program for November
Edisto Beach Civic Center - 42 Station Court
Check Art Guild website for details
http://www.edistoartguild.com

November 23 ~ 9:00am-4:00pm
Edisto Island Museum Gift Shop Annual Open House and Sale
8123 Chisolm Plantation Road
No admission to tour the museum.
843-869-1954
http://www.edistomuseum.org

November 24
With These Hands Gallery - Unveiling of the Giving Tree
547 Highway 174
With These Hands Gallery, 843-869-3509 or info@withthesehandsgallery.com
100% of proceeds go to Edisto United
http://www.withthesehandsgallery.com

November 24
Flowers Seafood 6th Annual Oyster Roast
1914 Hwy 174
6:00pm to 10:00pm
This all you can eat oyster roast is a great tradition on Edisto, and you don't want to miss it. For further info, call Flowers Seafood Company at 843-869-0033.

December 1 ~ 3:00pm & December 2 ~ 7:00pm
Edisto Community Chorus Christmas Concert
Edisto Beach Baptist Church

December 8
28th Annual Edisto Christmas Parade
Edisto Beach
Following the parade, Santa will greet the children at a location TBD
http://www.edistochamber.com

 

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

 

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