Wednesday, August 1, 2012

Charleston South Carolina Events - August 2012

Charleston South Carolina August 2012 events feature cruises, concerts, dancing, fishing, and more. Check out the events listed below and start making plans with family and friends today. We even included a weekend getaway opportunity to one of South Carolina's favorite nearby cities. Contact us if we are missing your favorite August 2012 Charleston SC event. Visiting from out of town? Take advantage of excellent Charleston hotel deals from our local partners.

Charleston South Carolina Cruises
Charleston Harbor Tours is excited to present two spectacular boat cruises during August 2012. Enjoy a Blue & BBQ Cruise that features a delicious Home Team BBQ Buffet and live blues music by Shrimp City Slim or hop aboard a Murder Mystery Cruise where professional actors create the drama while you enjoy an evening of suspense, intrigue, and fun. Check out the Charleston Harbor Tours schedule for more information.

Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project
August 4, 2012 at 2:30PM
The Barefoot Wine Beach Rescue Project, now in its sixth year, helps keep beaches, rivers and lakes across America 'barefoot friendly'. In 2012, Barefoot Wine and the Surfrider Foundation, along with community volunteers, are embarking on a tour of 25 cleanups nationwide, stopping in Charleston for a cleanup at Folly Beach. Following the cleanup, volunteers 21+ are invited to attend a Surfrider-hosted celebration featuring Barefoot Wine, surf-inspired fare and a live performance by musician Joshua Radin. Visit for more information.

Shaggin' on the Cooper - The Coppertones
August 4, 2012 from 7PM - 11PM
Spend a beautiful night enjoying beach music and shag dancing at the foot of the scenic Mount Pleasant Pier. Join the party as live classic oldies and beach music are performed by The Coppertones. Beverages will be available for purchase. Only 800 tickets will be sold, so get your Shaggin' on the Cooper tickets today.

Lindsey Buckingham Live in Concert
August 4, 2012 at 9:00PM
In his intimate-one-man show, Lindsey will showcase his distinctive guitar picking style and instantly recognizable voice in his usual awe-inspiring form, captivating his audience with songs from his recent album, SEEDS WE SOW, as well as performing a combination of favorites from his previous solo albums, along with a variety of Fleetwood Mac Classics. Get your Lindsey Buckingham tickets today.  

American Idol Live
August 6, 2012 at 7:00PM
American Idol Live Gives fans the unique opportunity to be up close and personal with Idol finalists right here in North Charleston. It's Season 11 of the smash TV hit show American Idol and the competition couldn't be tougher. The Top 10 are all so extremely talented, don't miss your chance to see them live!

Jim Gaffigan: The America Tour
August 9, 2012 at 7:00PM
Jim Gaffigan is recognized as one of the top five most successful touring comedians in the country today. Reserve your Jim Gaffigan tickets today so that you can see this talented comedian live in North Charleston on August 9th.

Big Kahuna Fishing Tournament
August 18, 2012
The Folly Beach Fishing Pier is one of the best destinations in the Lowcounty for pier fishing. Not just your typical wooden pier, this breathtaking landmark stretches out 1045' into the sparkling Atlantic Ocean and offers spectacular views, fishing, dining and more. Prizes are awarded for Adult Angler, Lady Angler, Youth Angler (12 & under), Senior Angler (60 and over), Total Weight of five fish and King Mackerel.

Reggae Nights - Summer Concert Series
August 18, 2012
Good Music. Good Vibes. The 2012 Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series will feature traditional and old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chairs or blankets to James Island County Park for this spectacular Charleston event. Call 843-795-4386 for more information.

Yappy Hour - James Island County Dog Park
August 23, 2012 at 4:00PM
Free dog friendly Charleston event! Visit James Island County Dog park for live music by Rawberry Jam. Beverages will be available for purchase. Simply pay the regular gate admission upon arrival and this event is free.

Living Proof Live 2012
August 24 - 25, 2012
Beth Moore's live-transforming Bible study challenges and inspires women of every age, everywhere. Joining Beth at this weekend event is acclaimed worship leader Travis Cottrell and the Praise Team. Beth's focus will be on the Scripture that God lays on her heart for each individual Living Proof Live Event. No two are the same.

Green Day's American Idiot - Groundbreaking Broadway Musical
August 29 & 30, 2012 at 7:30PM
Direct from Broadway, the smash-hit musical American Idiot tells the story of three lifelong friends, forced to choose between their dreams and the safety of suburbia. Their quest for true meaning in a post 9/11 world leads them on the most exhilarating theatrical journey of the season. Based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, American Idiot boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. Get your Green Day's American Idiot tickets today.

Weekend Getaway
August 24 - 26, 2012
The Famously Hot Music Festival is coming up in Columbia, South Carolina this August 2012. Enjoy this three day music festival in the heart of Columbia at Finlay Park. Make a hotel reservation at a Columbia SC hotel and purchase your Famously Hot Music Festival tickets today.
  • August 24, 2012 - EOTO, Savoy, Eliot Lipp, Archnemesis, and Minnesota
  • August 25, 2012 - Collective Soul, Buckcherry, Filter, Seven Mary Three, and Eve 6
  • August 26, 2012 - Lonestar, Corey Smith, Pat Green, Josh Thompson, Julie Roberts

Happy August Everyone!

Danielle Snyder
Charleston SC Events

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