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 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
Open 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

February 26 - 9:00 am
Celebrating Black History Month
Jane Edwards Elementary School
Skits, songs and stories about Harriet Tubman, Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King, Jr.

February 28 - 3:00pm
Chamber Music - Edisto Island Concert
Presbyterian Church on Edisto
Performed by Chamber Music Charleston
$20 or $18 in advance online
http://www.chambermusiccharleston.org

March 5 - 5:00 pm
EICA Annual Meeting and Oyster Roast
Edisto Community Center, 1717 Highway 174
http://eicanow.org

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
Open 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
Wyndham Ocean Ridge Rec Center
5K, 1 Mile 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 - Lot next to the Edistonian
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

April 9 - 2:00 - 3:30pm
Open Land Trust Beginner's Nature Photography Workshop
Edisto Beach State Park Environmental Learning Center
Presented by Bill Johnston, Certified Master Naturalist
http://www.edisto.org

April 29 - May 1
Light Unto the Island - A Bible Study Conference
Presbyterian Church on Edisto Island
http://lightuntotheisland@gmail.com

April 30
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 1 - 3:00 - 6:00pm
May Day Party
Prospect Hill Plantation
Sponsored by the EIHPS
Join us for hors d'oeuvres, full bar, live bar and lawn games
http://www.edistomuseum.org

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 12 -14, 2016 - 9 am to 4 pm
Clean Marine Disposal Event
Edistonian/BP Gas Station
Help protect our coastal waterways from Marine Debris - Have unwanted Fishing & Boating Gear? They want it!
http://www.scseagrant.org/cleanmarine

May 14
EICA Scratch & Dent Year Sale
True Value Parking Lot
http://www.eicanow.org

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

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 21, 2016 - 9:00 am
Edisto Belles Beach Walk
For information email: edistomott@gmail.com

May 21 - 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Kayak & Birdwatching Tour
Edisto Beach State Park Environmental Learning Center
http://www.edisto.org

May 24, 2016 from 10:30 to 5:00 om
Edisto Beach Blood Drive
Edisto Beach Baptist Church
Email Wanda McCarley at edisslo@bellsouth.net or Stephanie Renner at srenner510gmail.com for appointments

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 4th from 10 am - 2 pm
Edisto Beach State Park - Annual Turtle Fest!
State Park Beach Day Use Area - opposite Bi-Lo Grocery
Free with Park Admission
Live animals from the SC Aquarium!

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 7th (starts) & every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 9pm
Edisto Beach State Park - Sea Turtle Night Walks
Edisto Beach State Park
Call 843-869-4430 to register ASAP & you must pay with a credit card. Adults - $15, Children 11-15 - $10

June 11
Jim Bost Memorial Fishing 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

June 11, 2016
Shark Tournament at Edisto Watersports
Edisto Watersports & Tackle Dock - Edisto Beach
$120 Cash Entry Fee - Call 843-869-0663 for more info
Captains Meeting 6/1/16 at 6:30pm

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 18
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 2nd and every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday at 9pm
Edisto Beach State Park - Sea Turtle Night Walks
Call 843-869-4430 to register ASAP & you must pay with Credit Card - Adults - $15, Children 11-15 - $10

July 4, 2016
4th of July Parade
Start at Mikell & Myrtle Street - end at Whaley's
Parade starts at 10am and line up begins at 9:30am.
Walkers, Bicycles and Golf Carts welcome

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 13 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Children's Soap Making Class
Edisto Island Museum
Class limited to 10 students, aged 8-12. All supplies and lunch provided Cost is $30.
Sign up at museum or website

http://www.edistomuseum.org

July 20 - 7:00 pm
"Classic Carolina Road Trips: An Illustrated Talk
New First Missionary Baptist Church
Lecture by Tom Poland, author of 10 books.
Open to the public and free admission
http://www.edistomuseum.org

July 20-23
2nd 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 27 - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Children's Soap Making Class
Edisto Island Museum
Class limited to 10 students, aged 8-12. All supplies and lunch provided Cost is $30.
Sign up at museum or website

http://www.edistomuseum.org

July 21st, 2016
Booksigning
Edisto Island Bookstore from 4 to 6pm
Author - Susan Boyer will be signing her fifth book in her Liz Talbot Mystery series titled "Lowcountry Book Club"

August 3, 10,17, 24, and 31
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 (next door to The Marina at Edisto Beach)
Admission $10 per day for adults, children under 12 free. Arts and Crafts, Food Vendors and great music!
Friday - 12noon - 7:00pm DJ Jim Bowers; 2:00 - 6:00pm Shem Creek Boogie Band; 7:00 - 11:00pm The Entertainers
Saturday - 10:00am - 7:00pm DJ Jim Bowers; 2:00 - 6:00pm Shag Doctorz; 7:00-11:00pm East Coast Party Band; Shag Contest at 6:00pm
Sunday - 12noon -3:00pm DJ Jim Bowers; 3:00 -7:00pm Band of Oz; Jr. Shaggers and Surprise Performances
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

September (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 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 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
http://www.preserveedisto.org

November 6
Open Land Trust Oyster Roast and Annual Meeting
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
547 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 10 (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
chamber@edistochamber.com

 

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