Nov 19, 2014

Gibbes Museum of Art Distinguished Lecture

Featured will be architects Tod Williams and Billie Tsien, whose design of the Barnes Foundation in Philadelphia is critically acclaimed. The pair, whose studio is in New York City, focus their work on non-profits, and their design portfolio includes Natatorium at the Cranbrook School, the American Folk Art Museum in New York, the David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center, the Asia Society Center in Hong Kong, the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, and the new LeFrak Center in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park.

Oct 20-31, 2014

MSC Cruises offer great October Deals

Feel like setting sail from Miami? To celebrate National Cruise Vacation Month, MSC Cruises is offering balcony staterooms at ocean view rates for select sailings in both the Caribbean and Mediterranean. Kids aged 11 and under sail free for guests who book cruises during the month of October. Also, guests who upgrade to MSC Cruises’ new “Fantastica experience” on these select sailings with a complimentary drink package with 12 vouchers.

Oct 25, 2014 - Mar 31, 2015

Stingray Hockey

The South Carolina Stingrays heat up the ice at the North Charleston Coliseum with three dozen home dates this winter. As three-time Kelly Cup winners in the East Coast Hockey League, this team brings crowd members to their feet with nonstop action. Beginning with its Oct. 25 home opener against the Wheeling (W. Va.) Nailers, and continuing through March 31, watch the team as it blazes across the rink, taking on opponents from across the country. Advanced tickets start at $14.

Nov 01, 2014

Harvest Festival

With live bluegrass, food and games, such as pumpkin-decorating and a stick-pony corral, the Harvest Festival is not to be missed. 11 am-5 pm. Tickets $8; children under 12 free. Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, Johns Island, 843.768.5867

Oct 22-29, 2014

Fall Wine Strolls at Middleton Place

Amble along through the gardens at Middleton Place while sipping on new and old world wines. Advanced tickets are $20; tickets at the gate are $25. Wednesdays through Oct. 29, 6-9 pm. 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston, 843.556.6020

Oct 20 - Dec 29, 2014

Spirits Aboard the Yorktown

Encounter spirits on this WWII aircraft carrier. Visitors will hear tales of brave men who risked their lives for their country but tragically did not make it back. See areas that are usually restricted to the public and hear paranormal stories that have occurred onboard. Tickets $25; advanced purchase is required. Tours available Sun-Thu at 8 pm and Fri- Sat at 9:30 pm (Fri-Sun after Oct. 31, plus Dec. 29). 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant, 843.278.4978

Nov 08, 2014

Hoedown Time

Like to swig distilled spirits and craft beers and kick up those feet a little, all the while paying homage to The Lowcountry? You're a likely attendee of the third annual Lowcountry Hoedown, a blending of distillery and craft-beer products with food from some of the Charleston area's top restaurants, from 7 to 11 pm Saturday, Nov. 8, at the Charleston Visitors Center bus shed, Ann and Meeting streets.

Oct 03 - Nov 30, 2014

Cirque du Soleil's Amaluna

The latest creation from Cirque du Soleil is an epic coming-of-age tale. Amaluna tells the story of a mysterious island governed by goddesses and the cycles of the moon. After a storm caused by Queen Prospera, a group of young men land on the remote island, triggering an emotional story of love between the Queen's daughter and her brave suitor. The awe-inspiring acrobatics will amaze, and the costumes will take your breath away. You'll be lost in the story in no time. Tickets from $46. 

Spoleto Festival USA

Dec 12-31, 2014

Photo Exhibit: ‘from/here’

Melinda Mead Scharstein’s narrative on the ever-changing architectural landscape of Charleston is presented at The George Gallery. The narrative of sometimes dilapidated structures is neither positive nor negative; it’s meant to make the viewer notice and appreciate the life that happens here. Tue-Fri 11 am-6 pm, Sat 11 am-5 pm. A reception for the artist will be from 5 to 8 pm, Dec. 12, at the gallery.