Join us in the Swamp Fox Restaurant on Saturday nights from 5:00pm until 10:00pm for Prime Rib Night featuring a Jazz Pianist. See full menu.
CHARLESTON AREA EVENTS
Friday, November 13th through Thursday, November 19th
Holiday Festival of Lights – November 13th – January 3rd
One of the top holiday festivals in the country, this winter wonderland features a village of lights, a magnificent sand sculpture, carousel, handmade gingerbread houses and delectable treats from Santa’s Shoppe. See concierge for tour details.
Smoke on the Harbor BBQ Throwdown – Friday 13th and Saturday 14th
Two days of barbecue competition featuring samples of chicken wings and pork butts, a vendor village and live performances by Bootless and Seven Handle Circus. The event is at the Lookout Pavilion and starts at 5pm Friday and 12pm Saturday.
YALL Fest – This Weekend on Upper King
50 of the world’s biggest young adult authors are taking part in the Young Adult Book Festival. Events will be held throughout the area. See concierge for info.
“A Wrinkle in Time” at Threshold Repertory Theatre (Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm)
The beloved sci-fi tale comes to the stage. Tickets $25 for adults and $20 for seniors.
“The Sound of Charleston” at Circular Church – Now through December 30th
“From Gospel to Gershwin,” experience Charleston’s longest running musical
Wine Tastings at Ted’s Butcherblock – Every Friday now through Dec 25th
Fridays, 5-8 pm enjoy wine tastings where your $5 donation goes to Lowcountry Local First. Dinner service including a special $20 menu will also be available. 334 East Bay
McLeod Plantation- (Just a 10-15 minute drive from the hotel!)
This newly reopened plantation invites guest to explore the lives of the people whose stories are essential to understanding Charleston’s and the nation’s complex past!
Spa Adagio at the Francis Marion Hotel;
Open 10-7 Monday thru Saturday Specializing in massage, skin care and more. Adagio blends 16 years of experience and expertise to make your experience special. Visit www.spaadagio.com.
Farmer’s Market in Marion Square – Saturdays 9-2pm
Farmers, local artisans and vendors gather right across the street! Enjoy omelets, fresh juices and fresh squeezed lemonade while strolling through some of Charleston’s beautiful crafts and local goods.
Saturdays and Sundays: Visit the H. L. Hunley Submarine
Get a fresh look at the legendary story of the H. L. Hunley. Sat. 10-5 pm and Sun. 12-5 pm. Advanced tickets at www.Hunley.org or 1-877-4Hunley
Tuesdays and Fridays: “Sunset at Fort Sumter” 5 pm-7:30 pm
Enjoy a guided tour of Charleston’s harbor followed by a tour of Fort Sumter at sunset, beer, wine and cocktails are available for purchase. Complimentary light hors d’oeuvres will be offered on the return trip. $42/Adults; $40/Seniors. Reservations recommended at fortsumtertours.com or 843-722-BOAT
Sandlapper Water Tours
Variety of water tours offered: Nature Tour, History, Sunset, and Ghost Boat Tours.
To purchase tickets: Sandlappertours.com or 843-849-tour
Tours to Ft. Sumter daily at 9:30 am, 12 noon, and 2:30 pm
2 ¼ hour round trip excursion from Liberty Square.
Walking Tours, Motorized Bus Tours of the City and/or a Plantation
Available throughout the day. See Lobby Concierge for reservations.
Theater 99’s Laugh for a Lincoln at 8pm
3 acts of hilarious improv comedy for just $5! Visit http://www.theatre99.com/
Wednesdays: Murder Mystery Cruise from City Marina – Lockwood Drive
Join a 1920’s Prohibition era speakeasy and watch a murder mystery unfold before your eyes. Guests are welcome to dress in 1920’s attire. Wednesdays from 8-9:30 pm $29.95 per person. 888-224-5037 or www.charlestonharbortours.com.
Charleston Museum – 360 Meeting Street – www.charlestonmuseum.org
Visit the new exhibition that chronicles the history of military uniforms from the Revolutionary War to the present. Highlights include Thomas Pinckney’s rare Revolutionary War silk coast, a range of Confederate uniforms from the American Civil War, and various service organizations of the First and Second World Wars.
Exhibit continues through Jan. 10, 2016. $10 per person. 843-722-2296.
Culinary Tours and/or Cooking Demonstrations: Tours of Charleston offers “Savor the Flavors of Charleston Tour” & “Chef’s Kitchen Tour”. Call 843-722-8687 Tickets $42 per person. www.charlestonculinarytours.com Tickets: $50 per person. Charleston Cooks is a fun filled cooking class led by talented instructors and offers demonstration or participation classes. www.charlestoncooks.com for schedule of day or evening classes.
Patriot’s Point Naval & Maritime Museum-
Experience the Congressional Medal of Honor Museum and other exhibits aboard the WWII Aircraft Carrier Yorktown. Plus explore the Submarine, the Cold War Submarine Memorial and the Vietnam base Camp. Open daily 9am-6:30pm.