South Carolina Show Houses

Listings of showhouses and showhouse garden locations in South Carolina towns, cities and counties

Historical Information:
2009-2010 SCHEDULE

Designer's Show House
Designer's Show House to benefit Alzheimer's Respite and Resource and STARS is open in Bluffton's Hampton Lake. wed - Sat 10 amd - 4 pm; Sun 11am - 3 pm. Free seminars. 73 Hampton Lake Dr. 785-4101 May 8 - 24

Previous show houses
Charleston Symphony Designer Showhouse For information call 843-971-0314 March 13 to April 13, 2008

South Carolina Botanical Gardens

W. Gordon Belser Arboretum - University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina

Brookgreen Gardens - Pawleys Island, South Carolina
Brookgreen Gardens is a sculpture garden and wildlife preserve just south of Murrells Inlet, South Carolina. The 9,200-acre property includes several themed gardens with American figurative sculptures, the Lowcountry Zoo, and trails through several ecosystems on the property.Brookfield Gardens was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978. The sculpture garden portion, 551 acres (2.23 km2), of Brookgreen Gardens was included in the designation of Atalaya and Brookgreen Gardens as a National Historic Landmark in 1984.
Atalaya Castle is just across U.S. 17 which cut through the former combined Huntington property. About 550 works of American figurative sculpture are displayed at the Archer and Anna Hyatt Huntington Sculpture Garden. Many of the works are creations of sculptress Anna, but other artists are also featured. There are boat tours to Sandy Island and a self-guided tour nature trail to show off the 2000 identified species of life, including majestic longleaf pines, Spanish moss draped live oaks, and vistas of the river and nearby marshland.

Cypress Gardens (South Carolina) - Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Furman University Japanese Garden - Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina

Kalmia Gardens - Coker College, Hartsville, South Carolina

Magnolia Plantation and Gardens - Charleston, South Carolina

Mepkin Abbey Botanical Garden - Moncks Corner, South Carolina

Middleton Place - Charleston, South Carolina

Park Seed Company Gardens - Greenwood, South Carolina

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden - Columbia, South Carolina

South Carolina Botanical Garden - Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina

Summerville Azalea Park - Summerville, South Carolina

Wells Japanese Garden - Newberry, South Carolina

South Carolina Calendar of Events, Festivals March 2010
Mar 4-7: Charleston Food & Wine Festival - entertainment, education, culinary traditions - benefits charities
Mar 11-14: SC Alcoholics Anonymous State Convention - Myrtle Beach - speakers, workshops, dance, games
Mar 16-20: Charleston Fashion Week - Marion Square - runway shows, bridal show, nearly 100 designers
Mar 18: SC Midlands Master Gardeners Spring Symposium - Columbia - plant sale, garden art, lectures, more
Mar 27: Carolina Cup - Camden - steeplechase horse racing, elaborate tailgate parties
Mar 27: Cooper River Bridge Run - Charleston - world-class 10-K run and walk - kids' run too!
Mar : Art & Antique Show - Spartanburg - benefits the Spartanburg County Museum of Art
Mar : South Carolina Book Festival - Columbia - speakers, workshops, exhibits, autograph sessions
Mar : South Carolina Federation of Museums Conference - Rock Hill & Charlotte, NC - joint with NC Council
Mar : International Paper Baseball Classic - Georgetown - Mike Johnson Park - high school athletes
Mar : Beaufort International Film Festival - film, food, fine art
Mar : Carolina First Reedy River Run - Greenville - 10K run, 2 mile run/walk, children's fun run
Mar : March for Meals 5K Run at Riverbanks - Columbia - 3.2/1.5 mile walks - benefit
Mar : Newberry College Jazz Festival - Chapel (Wiles) Auditorium
Mar : Skirmish At Gamble's Hotel Civil War Reenactment - Florence - see history come alive!
Mar : South Carolina Assistive Technology Expo - Columbia - free and open to the public
Mar : Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival - wine tastings and unique menus at a different location each day
Mar : Black Expo - North Charleston Convention Center - seminars, entertainment, youth activities
Mar : National Shag Dance Championships - Myrtle Beach
Mar : Great Falls Rescue Squad Rodeo - benefit
Mar : Aiken Trials - Aiken Triple Crown - thoroughbred horse races at Aiken Training Track
Mar : Flowertown Festival Run and Walk - 5K, 10K, or 1 mile - supports Summerville Family YMCA
Mar : Hilton Head Shamrock 5K Run
Mar : Irish Ceili - Columbia - night of Irish music, fun, and dance
Mar : Pee Dee Home and Garden Workshop - Florence - speakers and choice of classes
Mar : 'Run for Thought' - Greenville - 5K run, walk or roll - benefits Brain Injury Alliance of SC
Mar : St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festival - North Myrtle Beach - children's area, food, music
Mar : St. Pat's in Five Points - Columbia - Get to the Green 5K Run, 1 Mi walk, music, food, children's carnival
Mar : Shamrocks on the Square - Spartanburg - music, food, contests, children's activities
Mar : Canadian-American Days - Myrtle Beach - music, parade, festival, car show, boat rides
Mar : Charleston Art & Antiques Forum
Mar : Greer Chili Cook-Off - plus live entertainment and fun zones for kids of all ages
Mar : Patchwork Tales Storytelling Festival - Rock Hill
Mar : Festival of Houses and Gardens - Historic Charleston Foundation - 8-10 properties per tour
Mar : Carolina Q Cup - Hilton Head Island - BBQ festival, competition
Mar : Hummingbird Festival - Woodford - Orangeburg County - food, music, crafts, ride
Mar : Charleston International Antiques Show
Mar : Scottish Country Fair and Celtic Festival - Sumter - athletics, music, dance, food
Mar : Aiken Spring Steeplechase - Aiken Triple Crown - Imperial Cup - horse racing Mar : Beaufort Twilight Run & Oyster Roast - 8K run, 5K walk, kid's fun run - benefit Riverview Charter School
Mar : Jazz Discovery Music Festival - Rock Hill
Mar : Kick Butts 5K - Columbia - USA T&F certified course - proceeds benefit stop smoking causes
Mar : Mount Pleasant Arts Festival - children activities, performances and more
Mar : Palmetto Swamp Fox Adventure Race - McClellanville - kayaking, biking, hiking -
Mar : Shamrock Fun Run - Greenville - 1 mile run / walk, 5K race, benefit
Mar : Stiletto Stampede - Mt Pleasant - 100 yard dash in 3" heels - benefits MUSC Children's Hospital
Mar : Jewish Film Festival - Columbia - Nickelodeon Theatre - Saturdays-Mondays only
Mar : InnoVenture Southeast Conference - Greenville - Carolina First Center Mar : Taste of Lake Murray - Columbia - food, auctions, fundraiser for July 4th fireworks
Mar : Palmetto FIRST Robotics Competition - Clemson University - for high school students
Mar : Women in Business: The Power of Connection Conference - Charleston - exhibitors, fashion show
Mar : Aiken Farm Fest - tractor pulls, live music, food, wagon rides
Mar : Garden Club of Charleston Walking Tour of Private Houses and Gardens
Mar : Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic - Columbia - hunting, fishing, and outdoors show
Mar : RenoFest Bluegrass Music Festival - Hartsville
Mar : Spring Tour of Homes - Beaufort
Mar : Bowl For Kids Sake - Summerville - benefits Big Brothers Big Sisters
Mar : Jasper's Blues on the Marsh - Ridgeland - music, food, crafts
Mar : Limestone College 5K & 1 Mile Run / Walk - Gaffney - benefiting Cherokee Children's Home
Mar : Little River Bridge 8K Run / 5K Walk - Laurens
Mar : Myrtle Beach Beer Fest - sample beers from around the country, live entertaiment, food
Mar : President's Race for the Library - Clemson University - sanctioned 5K
Mar : Pet Fest - Mount Pleasant - exhibits, demonstrations, entertainment
Mar : State Championship Catfish Tournament - Santee-Cooper - Manning

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