Posted By Alan Donald @ Feb 28th 2023 1:00am In: Events


St Patricks Day

March has arrived and we have lots of great events to jump start our spring season! This month, we’ll be celebrating Women's History Month, Irish American History Month and St. Patrick's Day (3/17), plus many other fun holidays listed here! Some popular events going on include the Charleston Wine + Food Festival (3/1-5), the Charleston St. Patrick’s Day Parade (3/17) downtown, the Charleston Brunch Festival (3/18) and the Charleston Bluegrass Festival (3/24-25). Also, three of our favorite long-standing events, the 76th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens (3/15-4/16), the Garden Club of Charleston’s 87th Annual House & Garden Tour (3/24-25) and the 50th Annual Flowertown Festival (3/31-4/2) will be taking place! There will be other parades and celebrations for St. Patrick’s Day as well as many more opportunities to get out and enjoy the beautiful spring weather. Take a look at what’s happening in our lists of local weekly and individual events below, with links provided so you can find out more! And don't forget to set your clocks forward one hour on March 12th for daylight saving time!


Mondays - Saturdays: Blackbird Market, Blackbird Farms & Market, Johns Island
Tuesdays: Colleton Farmers Market, Market Pavilion, Walterboro 
Tuesdays - Saturdays: Fields Farm Produce Market, Johns Island
Tuesdays - Sundays*: Live Jazz, Forte Jazz Lounge, downtown Charleston
Wednesdays: Laughway to the Weekend, Theatre 99, downtown Charleston
Wednesdays: Awendaw Green Barn Jams, Sewee Outpost, Awendaw
Wednesdays: Restorative Yoga, CornerCopia Market, James Island
Wednesdays & Saturdays*: Early Morning Bird Walks, Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Ravenel
Thursdays - Saturdays: Tour & Flight Demonstration, The Center for Birds of Prey, Awendaw
Fridays: Fossil Friday, The Charleston Museum, downtown Charleston
Fridays & Saturdays: Take the Funny & Run, Theatre 99
Fridays & Saturdays: Live Music, Holy City Brewing, North Charleston
Saturdays: Family Story Time, Edisto Island Branch Library
Saturdays: Sea Islands Farmers Market, Charleston Collegiate Campus, Johns Island
Saturdays: Food Trucks & Live Music, Firefly Distillery, North Charleston
Saturdays*: Goose Creek Farmers & Artisans Market, Goose Creek City Hall
Saturdays: Goat Yoga Class, Flowertown Charm Farm, Summerville 
Saturdays: Weekend Wine-Down, Deep Water Vineyard, Wadmalaw Island
Sundays (not 3/26): Figure Drawing Sessions, Redux Contemporary Art Center, downtown Charleston
Sundays: Sunday Brunch Farmers Market, The Charleston Pour House, James Island
Sundays (not 3/12): Sunday Brunch & Bluegrass Pickin’ Parlor, Commonhouse Aleworks, North Charleston
Sundays (not 3/6): Holy City Farmers Market, Holy City Brewing, North Charleston


Several area venues have too many one-off events and activities on their March calendars for us to list in full below, so please follow these links to see more: Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, Brookgreen Gardens, Charleston County Parks, Charleston Library Society, Forte Jazz Lounge, Music Farm, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Theatre 99, The Gibbes Museum of Art and The Windjammer.

3/1: Photo Walks, Brookgreen Gardens, Murrells Inlet
3/1: Kid Tours: 250th Anniversary Commemorative Exhibit Part 1, The Charleston Museum, downtown Charleston
3/1: Mary, Martha, Anna, & Eliza: A Story of Work, Home & Family, Middleton Place, West Ashley
3/1-5: Charleston Wine + Food Festival, Riverfront Park, North Charleston & multiple venues, Charleston Metro
3/1-5: From Chaos to Order: Greek Geometric Art, The Gibbes Museum of Art, downtown Charleston
3/1-4/1: Collectively Disconnected, Brookgreen Gardens
3/1-4/1*: Can’t Buy Me Love, 34 West Theater Co., downtown Charleston
3/1-4/16: Un/Natural Selections: Wildlife in Contemporary Art, The Gibbes Museum of Art, downtown Charleston
3/1-4/23: Rodin: Contemplation and Dreams, Brookgreen Gardens
3/1-6/4: America’s First Museum: 250 Years of Collecting, Preserving & Educating - Part I, The Charleston Museum
3/2: Special 250th Early Days Gallery Tour, The Charleston Museum
3/2: Juror Lecture | Young Contemporaries 2023, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, downtown Charleston
3/2: Gladys Knight, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/2: Live Music With Jasmine Commerce, Commonhouse Aleworks, North Charleston 
3/2: Beatles V. Stones: A Musical Showdown, Charleston Music Hall, downtown Charleston
3/2: Abstract Painting Class, CornerCopia Market, James Island
3/2: Owls by Moonlight, The Center for Birds of Prey, Awendaw 
3/2-25: As Seen Through the Eyes of the Women Who Lived Here, Middleton Place
3/3: Antigone, The Gibbes Museum of Art
3/3: Paint & Sip: The Garden, The Inn at Middleton, West Ashley 
3/3: Swing Dance Lesson with Stephen Duane, Forte Jazz Lounge, downtown Charleston 
3/3: First Friday Artwalk, multiple galleries, downtown Charleston
3/3: Owls By Night, Wild Dunes Resort, Isle of Palms 
3/3: First Friday BBQ & Bluegrass, Commonhouse Aleworks
3/3: The Town Market on James Island, James Island Town Hall 
3/3: Wee Wild Ones: Spring Sprouts, Caw Caw Interpretive Center, Ravenel 
3/3-4: Remodeling Expo, Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston 
3/3-4: Miss SC USA & Teen USA, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/3-4: CSO Masterworks 6: Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto, Charleston Gaillard Center, downtown Charleston 
3/3-5, 3/18-19, 3/25-26: SC Stingrays home hockey games, North Charleston Coliseum
3/4: BBQ & Brews Festival, Carnes Crossroads, Goose Creek
3/4: The Creek Excursion, Brookgreen Gardens
3/4: In Defense of Charleston: A Tour of Batteries Pringle & Tynes, The Charleston Museum
3/4: Nikki Glaser: The Good Girl Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/4: Kids Drum Circle, The Pour House, James Island
3/4: Spring Pickers Hullabaloo Flea Market, Firefly Distillery, North Charleston
3/4: Classical Kids Concert: Harlem's Little Blackbird, Sottile Theatre, downtown Charleston 
3/4: Women of Russell House: Women’s History Month Tour, Nathaniel Russell House Museum, downtown Charleston
3/4: 2nd Annual Gathering of the Clans, Charlotte Street Memorial Park, downtown Charleston
3/4: Gullah Spiritual Practices, McLeod Plantation Historic Site, James Island
3/4: Candlelight Tours of Drayton Hall, West Ashley 
3/4: Best If Used By - A Hands-On Food-Motivated Printmaking Event, Redux Contemporary Art Center, downtown Charleston
3/5: Screening of a 1929 film: "THE BROADWAY MELODY", Forte Jazz Lounge
3/5: West Ashley Restaurant Festival, Founders Hall, Charles Towne Landing, West Ashley
3/5: Nimesh Patel: The Lucky Lefty Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/5: Gatsby Orchestra’s Bootleggers Ball at the Porter Room, Holy City Brewing, North Charleston
3/5: Fuare Piano Quartet No. 1 & Shostakovich Piano Quintet, Sottile Theatre
3/6: Tea Tasting, Brookgreen Gardens
3/7: The Men of the Massachusetts 54th & 55th, Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve, Folly Beach
3/7: The Crucible (Screening), 34 West Theater Co.
3/7: Lite Lunch: Janice Nimura – The Doctors Blackwell, Charleston Library Society, downtown Charleston 
3/7: Hanahan Senior Center Open House
3/7, 3/14: Adult Painting Classes, Wild Dunes Resort: The Gallery at Sweetgrass, Isle of Palms
3/8: Jerry Cantrell: Brighten Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/8-26: Native Gardens, The Historic Dock Street Theatre, downtown Charleston
3/9: Paws on The Patio, Burtons Grill + Bar, Mount Pleasant 
3/9: Cheers on the Pier, Mount Pleasant Pier
3/9-4/1*: Septima, PURE Theatre - Cannon Street Arts Center, downtown Charleston
3/10: Workshop / Introduction to BookBinding, Charleston Library Society 
3/10: Dailey & Vincent, Charleston Music Hall
3/10: Lighthouse Inlet Bird Walk, Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve
3/10: Moth Monitors, Caw Caw Interpretive Center
3/10: Silent Disco on Hutchinson Square, Summerville 
3/10-11: Chamber Music with CSO: Mendelssohn Octet, Charleston Library Society 
3/10-12: Jesus Christ Superstar, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/11: Indigo Dyeing Workshop, The Charleston Museum 
3/11: Full STEAM Ahead: Plants Workshop Series, The Charleston Museum
3/11: Miranda Sings, Charleston Music Hall
3/11: 6th Annual St. Paddy’s Day on King Street Bar Crawl, downtown Charleston 
3/11: The Head and the Heart, The Riviera Theater, downtown Charleston
3/11: ArtFest, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre
3/11: Folly Pier Fest, Edwin S. Taylor Folly Beach Fishing Pier
3/11: Understanding Rice Culture, Caw Caw Interpretive Center
3/11: March Market Bazaar, CornerCopia Market
3/11: Yoga in Waterfront Park, Daniel Island 
3/11: St. Patrick’s Day Block Party & Parade, Olde Village - Park Circle, North Charleston
3/11-12: Billy Strings, North Charleston Coliseum
3/11-12: Palmetto City Ballet: Thumbelina, Sottile Theatre
3/11, 3/18: Firefly Yoga with Reagan Sobel, Firefly Distillery
3/12: Gibbes Film in Focus | Princess Mononoke, The Gibbes Museum of Art
3/12: Shakespeare on the Steps, Charleston Library Society
3/12: Second Sundays w/ Symone – Drag Brunch!, Commonhouse Aleworks
3/12: 2nd Sunday on King Street, multiple venues, downtown Charleston
3/12: An Evening with They Might Be Giants, Charleston Music Hall
3/13: March New Members Mingle, Charleston Library Society 
3/14: Paint & Sip: To the Beach, Share House, downtown Charleston
3/14: Open Studio, Brookgreen Gardens
3/14: Chelcie Lynn: 2 Fingers & a 12 Pack Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/14: Unwined with Watercolor, Redux Contemporary Art Center
3/14: Awendaw Farmers & Artisans Market, Middleton & Maker Village BBQ, Awendaw
3/15: Carnival of the Animals: A New Muse Concert, The Gibbes Museum of Art
3/15: moe., Charleston Music Hall 
3/15: Marc Broussard, The Riviera Theater
3/15-4/16: 76th Annual Festival of House & Gardens, multiple venues, downtown Charleston 
3/16: Aaron Lewis, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/16: Paint & Sip: Rustic Shamrock, Estuary Beans & Barley, Johns Island
3/16: Yappy Hour, North Charleston Wannamaker County Park
3/16: Open Studios At Redux!, Redux Contemporary Art Center
3/16: March Sip & Stroll, Freshfields Village, Kiawah Island
3/16: Third Thursdays, Historic Downtown Summerville
3/17: Charleston’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, King Street, downtown Charleston 
3/17: Catch the Leprechaun 5K, Blue Sky Endurance, Mount Pleasant
3/17: Opening Reception & Awards Ceremony | Young Contemporaries 2023, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
3/17: The Women of Middleton Place, Middleton Place House Museum
3/17: Grande Serenata, Sottile Theatre
3/17: Curator-led Tour, The Gibbes Museum of Art
3/17: Cheap Trick, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/17-26*: Matilda Jr. the Musical, Flowertown Players Theatre, Summerville
3/17-4/2: God of Carnage, Queen Street Playhouse, downtown Charleston 
3/18: Kiawah Island Sweep, Kiawah Island Parkway
3/18: IL DIVO: A New Day Tour, Charleston Gaillard Center
3/18: History & People of Laurel Hill, Laurel Hill County Park, Mount Pleasant
3/18: Cosmic Charlie’s Dark Side of the Dead, Charleston Music Hall 
3/18: Adopt & Shop, Firefly Distillery 
3/18: Bird Photography, Caw Caw Interpretive Center
3/18: Cars & Coffee, Freshfields Village
3/18: Charleston Brunch Festival, Johnson Hagood Stadium at The Citadel, downtown Charleston
3/18: Rugged Maniac Race, Hyde Park Polo Club, Ravenel 
3/18: lululemon Run Club, lululemon, Kiawah Island 
3/18, 3/25: Charlotte’s Web, The Historic Dock Street Theatre
3/19: All-You-Can-Eat Sunday Oyster Roast, Firefly Distillery 
3/19: Keep Shop: Makers Fair, Emeline Hotel, downtown Charleston 
3/20: The Chill Art Critique, Redux Contemporary Art Center
3/21: Exploring Palmetto Islands County Park, Mount Pleasant
3/21: Third Eye Blind, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/21: A Storytelling House Tour with Robert Sackville-West, Charleston Library Society 
3/21: Picnic on the Plaza, Wild Dunes Resort: Gallery at Sweetgrass
3/22: Tye Tribbett: All Things New Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/23: An Expert’s Guidebook for Confidence & Success, Charleston Library Society 
3/23: Cheers on the Pier, Mount Pleasant Pier
3/23: Wine on the Piazza, Edmondston Alston House, downtown Charleston
3/23: March Book Club – Building Charleston, Drayton Hall, West Ashley
3/23-25: Filmdomfete’ Mount Pleasant SC Film Festival, Regal Palmetto Grande, Mount Pleasant
3/24: Live Music With Molly Durnin!, Commonhouse Aleworks
3/24: Los Tigres del Norte, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/24: Toast Under the Oaks, Johns Island County Park
3/24: Elise Testone’s Amy Winehouse Experience, Charleston Music Hall
3/24: An Evening with Patrick Davis, The Riviera Theater 
3/24: Sheep Shearing, The Stableyards at Middleton Place
3/24-25: Charleston Symphony Orchestra Masterworks: Dvorak’s 8th Symphony, Charleston Gaillard Center
3/24-25: 87th Annual House & Garden Tour, multiple venues, downtown Charleston
3/24-25: Charleston Bluegrass Festival, Woodlands Nature Preserve, West Ashley 
3/25: Maestro Favorites, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/25: Sing, Sing, Swing!: Charleston Jazz Orchestra, Charleston Music Hall
3/25: Waterfront Community Litter Sweep, Liberty Square, downtown Charleston 
3/25: Oyster Roast at Allen AME Church, Edisto Island
3/25: 10th Annual Dream Girls Conference, Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church, Hannahan 
3/25: Palmetto Park Jam, Palmetto Islands County Park, Mount Pleasant
3/25-26: Becoming We, Sottile Theatre
3/25, 3/27, 3/31: Odyssey Adventure, James Island County Park
3/26: Post & Courier's Adult Egg Hunt, Firefly Distillery
3/26: Photography Day, The Center for Birds of Prey
3/26: HITS! The Musical, Charleston Music Hall
3/26: Fortune Feimster - Live, Laugh, Love Comedy Tour, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/26: R.E.S.P.E.C.T. - A Celebration of the Music of Aretha Franklin, Charleston Gaillard Center
3/27: Sam Morril: The Class Act Tour, Charleston Music Hall
3/27: Isle of Palms Spring Welcome Session & Litter Sweep, The public Beach Walkover
3/28: International Piano Series: Awagadin Pratt, Sottile Theatre
3/29: Garden Stroll & Wine Tastings, Middleton Place
3/29: TEDxCharleston, Charleston Music Hall
3/29: Charleston Green Drinks, Palmetto Brewing, downtown Charleston
3/30: Gardener’s Happy Hour, Charleston Horticultural Society Office, James Island 
3/30: Estate Planning Workshop, Brookgreen Gardens
3/30: Crafting Freedom: The Story of John “Quash” Williams, Free Man of Color & Master Carpenter in 18th Century Charleston, The Charleston Museum
3/30: Herb Your Enthusiasm: Harnessing the Physical, Environmental & Mental Benefits of Plants, South Carolina Aquarium, downtown Charleston 
3/30: Boyz II Men, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/31: Curator Coffee Club | Young Contemporaries 2023, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art
3/31: Lowcountry Strawberry Festival, Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant
3/31: Larry Fleet, Charleston Music Hall
3/31: The Reformation, Summers Corner Performing Arts Center, Summerville 
3/31-4/1: The Thorn, North Charleston Performing Arts Center
3/31-4/2: 50th Annual Flowertown Festival, The Summerville Family YMCA 

* Event occurs on most, but not all, dates during this period.

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