Things to Do in Charleston

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In addition to selling tackle and outdoor gear, this popular shop offers fly-fishing lessons and guided trips year-round. Take a tip from a local—pay... Read More

Local tech companies particularly love this soccer team, which makes sense since the home stadium was built by the founders of a software company ... Read More

Great beer pairs best with letting someone else to do the driving. Some of Charleston's best microbreweries are off the beaten path, so sit back in a... Read More

At the signature class “Taste of the Lowcountry,” you’ll watch a chef demo, sip wine, and taste local recipes for fish and rice or smoked pork, creamy... Read More

Go early to this Saturday downtown market, especially in summer, for the least bustle and first pick of peaches or tomatoes. You can also grab a cup of... Read More

Night after night, live jazz is played into the wee hours at this swanky, wood-paneled restaurant inside Belmond Charleston Place. For a classic... Read More

A few years ago, a recent College of Charleston grad took over bookings at this mid-1800s venue, and the terrific shows ranging from jazz to folk to... Read More

Nothing stuffy happening here… a recent College of Charleston grad took over bookings at the Music Hall a few years ago, and now the 900-seat auditorium... Read More

The swarms of sun-kissed yachting teams that gather for this April event have been growing since the mid-1990s; the races now draw international... Read More

Actor Bill Murray is a part owner of this minor-league team (his official title is Director of Fun), so you know that a night at a RiverDogs game is... Read More

This three-James-Beard-Award-winning-chef-town knows how to cook up a festival. This one has wine tastings and gourmet feasts, star chefs doing demo’,... Read More

Musicians rave about the beautiful acoustics at this unusual venue, a 17th-century church on Meeting Street with a fitting name—it really is circular in... Read More

Whether you’re running, walking or watching, this springtime 10K running race is a huge event. Almost 40,000 people take part in the race each year, and... Read More

This Queen Street gallery shows a long roster of interesting local artists and mediums spanning from representational and classic works to abstract... Read More

If you’re wed in Charleston, someone’s going to give you a long-handled silver rice spoon from Croghan’s—and you’ll love it. (I do.) Owned by one family... Read More

With so many excellent restaurants to choose from locally, choices can be overwhelming. Sometimes it helps to narrow the focus and let someone lead you... Read More

If you find Curiosity, you’ve already had a souvenir-worthy experience. The French Quarter shop is down a sweet little brick path off of Queen Street in... Read More

Okay hipsters and social media fans, this is the newbie festival that’s locked in the moniker “Silicon Harbor” for historic Charleston’s techie,... Read More

It’s a quintessential Charleston pleasure to catch a mid-day chamber music concert here during the Spoleto Festival in late May and early June.... Read More

Everything about Dock Street is special. It traces its beginnings to a 16th century theater and 17th century hotel, the cypress interior is gorgeous,... Read More

One-way streets can make things tricky in this 300+ year-old city, but the architecture and scenery is worth it. Sunday morning is the best time to... Read More

A 1742 plantation on the Ashley River run by the National Trust for Historic Preservation. Read More

The rooms in the stately brick house are empty now, but if you’re around Charleston long enough, you’ll eventually meet someone who remembers going to... Read More

Founded by Emilie Dulles, who was inspired by her mother’s appreciation of fine stationery, Dulles Designs sells high quality stationery and paper... Read More

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