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Folly Beach’s Mermaids & Mateys Street Festival

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 22, 2022 by Lowcountry Boil

The Mermaids and Mateys Street Festival will take place on Saturday, September 24th from  10am – 4pm. Center Street will be closed on “Salty Saturday” and taken over by Folly establishments, food, and vendors! Featuring local bands, 50+ Folly art, craft, and fashion vendors, and a robust kid area, Mermaids & Mateys will have something for everyone! Tickets are $9 in advance; $15 at the door with kids 12 and under and Folly residents with valid driver’s licenses are free.

Live Music: Three stages will showcase Folly Beach musicians.

Kids Area: Check out the Mermaids and Mateys under the sea kids area by Good Clean Fun with magicians, Mermaids, sand crafts, glitter body paint, and more! There will also be free inflatables for games and jumping fun!

What’s an event without some competition? Mermaids and Mateys will feature a costume contest for families and adults. Dress up as a Mermaid, Matey, or your favorite Under the Sea character! Prizes to be awarded! 

*No Animals, Coolers, Bikes, Skateboards, Scooters, or Backpacks (except diaper bags). No Outside Beverages. Reusable cups are permitted but must be empty upon entering and exiting the event.

Feast on Lowcountry Blue Crab and Celebrate Awendaw Life at the 25th Annual Awendaw Blue Crab Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , on July 8, 2022 by Lowcountry Boil

The 25th Annual Awendaw Blue Crab Festival, hosted by the Town of Awendaw, is set for Saturday, August 27th from 11am – 5pm. Over 3,000 guests are expected to attend and feast away as hundreds of bushels of tasty, local Lowcountry Blue Crabs are served by the bucketful. This will be the first year the family-friendly celebration is held at the new event venue in the Town of Awendaw Municipal Park at 7997 Doar Road.In addition to delicious blue crab served in multiple flavors, the event will feature local food trucks with a variety of options for every palette, as well as beer and wine. Shop more than 75 art and retail vendors, enjoy live music by The Secrets, and get adventurous on hayrides, pontoon boat rides, and a huge kids’ area. Please remember to leave your pets at home.
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General admissions tickets are available for $10/ticket when purchased in advance or $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are free. Upgrade to the VIP experience for $125 per person. These tickets include one bucket of crab, complimentary food and beverage, private bathrooms, tented seating in the heart of the event, and a VIP entrance to avoid the lines. VIP tickets are limited. All crab buckets, beer and wine, hayrides, and boat rides will require tickets. 
 
This beloved event dates back to 1994 when a small group of Awendaw residents came together to indulge in a few bushels of crabs under the live oak tree at Town Hall. A much larger event-goer population is expected at this year’s event at the Town of Awendaw Municipal Park. Surrounded by mother nature, this 300-acre plot of land is the perfect spot for families to take in the scenery, eat some crabs, and enjoy all the event has to offer. 
 
A portion of all admission proceeds will go to “Build the Park” and other Awendaw Charities.
For more information or to purchase your tickets now, please visit BlueCrabFestivalSC.com.

Holy City Brewing Presents Valentine’s Oyster Roast and Pop Up Market

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , on January 26, 2022 by Lowcountry Boil

For Valentine’s Day, Holy City Brewing is throwing an oyster roast and pop up market! This rain or shine event will be held on Saturday, February 12th from 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM. Come snuggle up with your friends or family and enjoy a delightful shopping experience featuring the wares of numerous local vendors on the marsh between sips and shucking oysters. Two ticket packages will be offered. The first one gets you all-you-can-eat oysters and includes a can of Bubba Blonde Ale for only $35. The second package gives you the same as the first, with the addition of a Bubba Blade oyster shucker for $50. It’s gonna be a beautiful day in the yard, and if it rains, Holy City Brewing has its patrons covered with its indoor event space. Tickets are available by clicking here or day-of through the bar.

Holy City Brewing is located at 1021 Aragon Avenue in North Charleston. For more information, visit holycitybrewing.com.

Mardi Gras on The Yorktown

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 11, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Join The Bands of Wando Foundation for a Mardi Gras Celebration on Friday, February 15th from 6:30-10:30pm aboard the USS Yorktown at Patriot’s Point in Mount Pleasant. Keep music education strong in our community while enjoying traditional New Orleans cuisine, dancing and jazz music featuring Cameron and the Saltwater Brass. Don’t miss your chance to bid on wonderful vacations and other unique opportunities during the silent and live auctions hosted by emcee Richard Todd, a local radio personality. Laissez les bon temps rouler! Black Tie optional.

Click here for tickets starting at $75 and sponsorship opportunities starting at $250. For additional information about the gala, click here.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students. In order to participate in regional competitions, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is also required to attract top musical directors, pay additional staff, offer lessons purchase instruments, and other necessary equipment. Last year, the Wando band was a Bands of America national finalist as well as Bands of America South Carolina regional grand champion, regional finalist & class champion.

9th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast Benefiting Warrior Surf Foundation

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 7, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Follywood Productions will once again be raising funds & awareness for Warrior Surf Foundation at the 9th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast at The Barrel on Saturday, March 2nd. Doors will open at noon with live music from 1:30-8pm. Participating food trucks will be Rebel Taqueria and more. More than a dozen local vendors will be set up inside the venue as well. The fundraiser will be family-friendly with activities like jump castles & carnival games. While The Barrel is equal parts craft brew pub, dog park and music venue, for this event no dogs or pets will be allowed. Admission for the 8th Annual Follywood Oyster Roast is $15 at the door with oysters sold separately.
1:30-3:00pm Jimmy Buffett Tribute by Folly Pirates Over Forty
3;30-5:00pm Classic and Outlaw Country Covers by Solid Country Gold
5:30-7:45pm  Classic Rock Covers by WPOS
A CNN Hero award winner, Warrior Surf Foundation is a veteran-operated nonprofit organization helping vets and active service members with PTSD, physical injuries, survivor’s guilt and social anxiety through an adventure-based approach to therapy and wellness through surfing as well as helping to build bonds beyond the battlefield. “We are super stoked that we are able to partner with Follywood Productions for their 9th Annual Oyster Roast,” said Tyler Crowder, co-founder of WSF. “This is a great opportunity for the community to come out and learn a little more about our organization and meet some of the team, all while enjoying oysters, food trucks, beer, live music, local art and family activities that Follywood has put together.”
For additional details about the event, click here. For more information about Warrior Surf Foundation, visit www.warriorsurf.org.

WOOFSTOCK: A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival

Posted in Uncategorized with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 24, 2019 by Lowcountry Boil

Lowcountry Dog Magazine along with Charleston Parks Conservancy and The Bridge 105.5 brings you WOOFSTOCK: A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival on Saturday March 23, 2019 at Brittlebank Park. Gates open at 11:00 am and features seven bands, food trucks, local vendors. The festival benefits 6 local rescue groups including Valiant: Animal Rescue + Relief, Pet Helpers Adoption Shelter and Spay/Neuter Clinic, Eunoia Rescue, Bullies 2 The Rescue, Waters Edge Great Dane Rescue, Inc. and Greyhound Pets of America-Charleston. This is a RAIN OR SHINE event. No outside food, beverage or coolers. Lawn chairs and blankets are allowed. Leashed dogs are welcomed.

LIVE MUSIC:

-Tyler Ramsey, formerly of Band of Horses
-Tyler Boone
-Gaslight Street
-Greg West
-Hans Wenzel & the 86ers
-Finnegan Bell
-Sunflowers and Sin

EARLY BIRD TICKETS ON SALE NOW:

Early Bird Tickets are only $18
Standard Admission is $26
Bundle Package is $48
Kids under 12 FREE

For additional information and to purchase tickets, visit www.lowcountrydog.com/woofstock.

The Bands of Wando Inaugural Fundraiser

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 28, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

The Bands of Wando Foundation will be holding the inaugural Fundraising Gala on Friday, May 4th from 7-11pm at Omar Shine at Patriot’s Point in Mt. Pleasant. The event will feature live entertainment provided by The Robert Lewis Jazz Quintet with additional guest artists, a live auction, catering provided by Charleston Bay Gourmet, and a cash bar. With 200 guests expected in attendance, the goal at this black tie optional event is to raise $35,000 to cover costs of various needs for the Wando High School Band as well as the middle school bands from Cario, Laing, and Moultrie Middle Schools that feed into and support the Bands of Wando program.

The Bands of Wando Foundation is a South Carolina nonprofit corporation, 501(c)(3), and is organized for charitable and educational purposes, and is established to promote music education to students.  The 2018 Bands of Wando fall schedule includes two semi regional competitions in North Carolina, the Grand Nationals in Indianapolis, Indiana, and Wando’s own Lowcountry Invitational. In order to participate in these events, the Wando band needs financial support as the Charleston County School District only provides $25 for each high school band member. These funds do not begin to cover the financial need for Wando students to compete at this level. Additional funding is required to attract and secure musical directors, pay additional staff, purchase instruments, offer lessons and purchase other necessary equipment.

Click here to purchase Bands of Wando Foundation Fundraising Gala tickets for $100 each or sponsorship from $250-$1000. For additional information, please contact Michelle.A.Romano12@gmail.com or 716-432-4334.

Jam on the Water Concert Series

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on March 23, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

Join Charleston Harbor Tours, Sweetwater Brewing Company and Follywood Productions for an amazing music and cruise series. The Carolina Queen will set sail for a two hour entertaining cruise featuring some great tributes to a classic rock band, Drifter Merch selling music-inspired tees, ad seasonal selections from Sweetwater plus a full wine and liquor bar. You don’t want to miss this series. It will make the perfect beginning to your weekend!

The following dates for 2018 include…

April 20 – Tom Petty Tribute by Honey Smoke
May 11 – Grateful Dead Tribute by Burnt Wood
June 15 – Jimmy Buffet Tribute by Folly Pirates over 40
July 20 – Neil Young Tribute by Josh Roberts & Friends
August 24 – Widespread Panic Tribute by 54 Bicycles
September 14 – Allman Brothers and Grateful Dead Tribute by Grateful Brothers  
October 5 – The Band / Last Waltz Tribute by Shonuff
October 19 – Led Zeppelin Tribute by Wax Groove Revival
November 9 – Grateful Dead Tribute by The Reckoning

The 21 and over cruises will run from 7-9 p.m. with boarding beginning at 6:30 p.m. at Charleston City Marina. Tickets are available now through Charleston Harbor Tours and will cost $22-25. To purchase advance tickets, click here.

Trondossa Music and Arts Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , on February 19, 2018 by Lowcountry Boil

The inaugural Trondossa Music & Arts Festival will take place on May 5 & 6th at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. The festival will feature Widespread Panic and Grammy award-winning country music and roots rock singer-songwriter Sturgill Simpson each performing twice. There will also be sets from country singer-songwriter Margo Price, indie-alternative rock band Moon Taxi, folk music band Hiss Golden Messenger and Big Something fusing elements of rock, pop, funk, and improvisation.

Trondossa Music & Arts Festival can be purchased by clicking here or call (800) 745-3000. For more information about the festival, visit trondossa.com.

Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Stokes Volkswagen 4th Annual Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck things up over some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their fourth annual Oysters for Autism event at Bowens Island Restaurant on Sunday, November 12th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hot dogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist Jack Triebold and local alternative rock band Bateman’s Stud Farm will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Sponsors include title sponsor Stokes Volkswagen as well as Motley Rice, Lucey Mortgage, Cresswind Charleston and more. 

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s strives to improve the lives of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. LAF’s goal is to decrease the stress on the family and connect them with every available resource.  With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff LAF has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services while all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available about Lowcountry Autism Foundation and the event at www.lafinc.org or please call Louisa Hopkins at 843-876-0415 for more details.

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