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Palmetto Brewery Fri Night Concert Series

Posted on 14 Mar 2015
Category: Musical Performance, Culinary
Author: Steve Vail

A great way to end the work week; Palmetto Brewery's Friday night concert series – Live entertainment, delicious food, and beverage, topped off with a tour of Charleston's first Brewery. The folks at Awendaw Green provide the Musical entertainment by ...

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Summerville - A Virtual Walking Tour Part 3

Posted on 5 Dec 2014
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

A Virtual Walking Tour Part 3 will pick up where A Virtual Walking Tour Part 2 concluded - Timrod Library. From the front of Timrod directly across the Street (Central Avenue) is the Episcopal Church of the Epiphany. Our first point of interest is outside the church. On the church grounds stands a monument that honors a woman of Summerville's history whose contributions have had a profound effect on the SC Lowcountry

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Town Halls of Summerville - Full of Character and Prominence

Posted on 5 Dec 2014
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

Throughout Summerville's history there have been 4 town halls to include the current one .   These town halls have provided much more than simply a place for the Mayor's office, City Council, and the Chamber of Commerce.  They have also provided a venue for a variety of assemblies, parties, dances, and commemorations.

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Toys For Tots Charleston Harbor Cruise

Posted on 1 Dec 2014
Category: Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail

You could not have asked for better weather. There was a little chill in the air at 9:45 Saturday Morning, as we awaited the arrival of the SpiritLine Harbor Cruise ship. Several others were there as well, with at least one gift in hand; that was the admission to board the ship.

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Summerville Trolley - Good Eats Tour on The Sweet Tea Trail

Posted on 19 Oct 2014
Category: Tours, Culinary
Author: Steve Vail

To start things off, Doctor Ed West presented a historic overview of Summerville in the rear conference room of the Summerville Museum. His insight and colorful depiction of past and present set the foundation for an enjoyable and informative tour. Our tour guide on the trolley was Barbara Lynch Hill, Author of the Book...

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Sea Turtle Rescue / Release Folly Beach SEP 2014

Posted on 11 Sep 2014
Category: Family Entertainment, Beaches and Islands
Author: Steve Vail

One "Kemp's Ridley" and two Loggerhead sea turtles named: "Blu" (juvenile Kemp's Ridley); "Atalaya" (80-pound Loggerhead); and "Trawler" (123-pound Loggerhead) were released back into the wild at Folly Beach 5 Sep 2014 at 11:00 AM. The event was scheduled to go on, rain...

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Summerville - A Virtual Walking Tour Part 2

Posted on 15 Jul 2014
Category: Tours, Historic Sites
Author: Steve Vail

... part 2 begins at the intersection of Sumter Street and West Carolina Avenue.  where another one of Summerville's famous Inns of the late 1800's stood and operated right up until the 1960's.  After the depression of the 1930's followed by World War II, Summerville's notoriety as a health resort and getaway for the world's...

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BrookGreen Gardens - Beautiful, Unique, Awe-Inspiring

Posted on 23 Jun 2014
Category: Tours, Historic Sites, Family Entertainment
Author: Steve Vail

Located on Hwy 17 in Murrells Inlet just south of Myrtle Beach and North of Pawleys Island, BrookGreen Gardens offer a plethora of scenes, trails, activities, and the largest exhibit in an outdoor setting of figurative sculptures by American artists anywhere in the world. It's unique as it is beautiful, majestic, and serene...

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