Edisto Island, S.C., 2018 – The Edisto Island and Edisto Beach communities will soak up the longer days of late spring and summer with fun events and seasonal favorites that capture the spirit of this quiet coastal island destination in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
The Arts and Crafts Market at Bay Creek Park, featuring the varied talents of many local artisans, is held every Wednesday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., April through October. Bay Creek Park is located at 3706 Docksite Road and is adjacent to The Marina at Edisto Beach. The market is sponsored by the Town of Edisto Beach. For information on becoming a vendor, call 843-869-2505.
The first of June sees the return of the annual Jennie Gowan Memorial Art Show. The summer exhibition will be held at the Edisto Beach Civic Center, located at 42 Station Court, on June 2 and June 3. For more information, visit www.edistoartguild.com.
One of Edisto’s most popular events, BINGO, begins on June 5 and will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday evening through August 2. Two Wednesday dates have been added this year…July 11 and 18. Doors open at 5:30 pm and games start promptly at 6:00 pm. BINGO is always held at the Edisto Island Lions Club, located at 2907 Myrtle Street, and offers fun for all
June also marks the start of Arts in the Park. The first event will be held on June 6 and will feature the Appalachian Ballet Company “Bluejeans and Ballet.” On July 8, the Edisto Gumbo Band will perform. The event on August 12 will feature the Edisto Jazz Group. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs, a picnic supper, and beverage of their choice as they enjoy a wonderful evening of entertainment. The events start at 6:00 p.m. and will be held at Bay Creek Park, located at 3706 Docksite Road. For more information, visit www.edistoartguild.com.
The Edisto Island Open Land Trust Cocktail Party and Auction will be held on June 23 at 6:30 p.m., at the Edisto Beach Civic Center, 42 Station Court. This popular event offers wonderful food, libations and a wide variety of silent and live auction items. All proceeds will benefit the EIOLT’s efforts to conserve land on our beautiful island. For more information, call 843-869-9004 or visit www.edisto.org.
On June 9, Edisto Watersports & Tackle will sponsor the Annual Shark Tournament. For more information, call 843-869-0663 or visit www.edistowatersports.net.