GUIDED WALKING TOURS OF HISTORIC SUMMERVILLE
Walks are daily by appointment The Summerville Dorchester Museum offers two guided walking tours of historic Summerville, one of old planter Summerville and one of the West End with its railroad history. Stroll past gracious old homes of the Antebellum and Victorian eras. Hear stories of the people who once lived in them and of the town’s Civil War and railroad experiences. Walks cover a little over a mile and take about an hour.
For information call 875-9666 or seehttp://summervilledorchestermuseum.org
A CELEBRATION OF QUILTS 2012: "SOUTHERN COMFORTS"
March 2-3, 2012
The Cobblestone Quilters Guild will present their bi-annual quilt show at The Gaillard Municipal Auditorium. More than 200 quilts and quilted items will be on display from local and regional artists with $2000 in prizes being awarded. The exhibit will include antique quilts, bed-size quilts, wall quilts, and wearable art. There will also be an appraiser, a boutique, door prizes, and demonstrations. The show will be open from 10 am to 6 pm daily. Admission will be $7 daily or $10 for both days. A silent auction of quilts and quilt-related items will be held to benefit The Dee Nortion Lowcountry Children's Center. For more information, visit www.charlestonquiltguild.com.
MASTERWORKS SERIES -- “SCHUMANN, DVO?ÁK, & TCHAIKOVSKY WITH JOSHUA ROMAN.”
CHARLESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
March 3, 2012 at 7:30PM:
Guest Artist Joshua Roman was but 22 when he joined the Seattle Symphony Orchestra as their Principal Cellist. He’ll be the featured soloist for Tchaikovsky’s Variations on a Rococo Theme and Dvoraks lyrical Silent Woods. Also on the bill is Smetana’s The Moldau, and Schumann’s last Symphony, called the “Rhenish.” Christopher Wilkins conducts. A free Know the Score pre-concert talk will be held on the Gaillard stage from 6:30-7:00pm. $20 and up, $10 for students. www.charlestonsymphony.org
March 8, 9, 10 at 7:00pm and March 11 at 3:00pm
A musical starring a select group of students at The Performing Arts High School in NYC and their struggle to achieve FAME! Performance at the Summerville High School Auditorium Visit www.Theatreatshs.com for Ticket Form
2012 Dancing with the ARK's Stars
Saturday, March 10, 2012, 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
The Second Annual Dancing With The ARK's Stars promises to be a night of elegant entertainment! Our hosts Brad and Jennifer Moranz (Charleston Christmas Special) will delight as our local celebrities compete to win the Mirror Ball Trophy, and raise money for The ARK, Alzheimer's Family Support Services. This year's dancers are: Elizabeth Murray Hight, Beth Messervy, Aisha Tyler, Ralph Phillips, Joe Pye and Dr. Bob Randall. Carolina Dancesport Studio is providing its talented professionals to partner with our celebrities. To be held a the Eidson Gym at Pinewood Prep. General admission is $50, and votes for your favorite dancers are $10 each. With heavy hors d'oeuvres, open bar, and silent auction, not to mention some great dancing, it will be a bargain at twice the price! This event was the talk of town last year--don't miss it! Visit our website, www.DancingWithTheArkStars.org for details or to register and vote.
The Flowertown Run has grown tremendously and has become a signature event for the Summerville Family YMCA. Over 1,000 runners and walkers participated in the 2011 10K, 5K and one mile races. The race route takes participants through downtown Summerville, past historic homes and beautiful gardens. For fees and registration information, visit www.summervilleymca.org
THIRD THURSDAY IN DOWNTOWN
Thursday, March 15, 2012 5:00-8:00 pm
Join us in Historic Downtown Summerville as we Fall in Love with our Downtown and want you to do the same. Come out and visit with the merchants and restaurants for a special evening in the downtown. Sponsored by the Businesses of Downtown Summerville and Summerville DREAM. www.summervilledream.org
“AMERICAN STRING QUARTET FAVORITES.”
CHARLESTON SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
MARCH 25, 2012 AT 4:00PM
Favorites for string quartet, including Dvorak’s "American" Quartet plus selections by Cole Porter and George Gershwin. St. John the Beloved Catholic Church, 28 Sumter Ave., Summerville. $15, $5 for students. Post-concert reception provided by St. John the Beloved congregation. www.charlestonsymphony.org
40TH ANNUAL FLOWERTOWN FESTIVAL
March 30th & 31st 9:00am – 5:00pm & April 1 9:00am - 4:00pm
Every spring, the Town of Summerville is awash in color- from the hot pink azaleas, to the purple wisteria, to the delicate white dogwood. On one 3-day weekend during this season, thousands of festival-goers transcend this gracious Southern town to take in the flowers and hospitality and attend one of the largest arts and crafts festivals in the Southeast- The YMCA Flowertown Festival Visit www.flowertownfestival.org for more information.
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