Christophe Artisan Chocolatier-Patissier will be celebrating Bastille Day this 2nd Sunday. Come down to the corner of King and Society St. to meet Christophe. He will have special creations like the French doughnut and more of their classic favorites.
Spot the French flag on their boutique half-way down Society St. Their counter top will be overflowing with French pastries like flaky apple turnovers, chocolate almond croissants, and rich chocolate cake. Sit and stay for awhile with a cold glass of iced coffee and a baguette sandwich on their back patio.
Gleefully drive past gas stations in the new Nissan LEAF®. This 100% electric car doesn't even have a gas tank! The lithium-ion battery gives LEAF® the equivalent of 126 MPGe in the city. You’ve probably never felt anything like its instant torque either. There is no lag, no revving-up or shifting gears, the power is just there when you touch the pedal. You can “fill up” your Nissan LEAF® at home, or on the road at one of the 13,000 (and counting) public charging stations nationwide.
Meet Bill Walsh, Brad Miller, Kaitlyn McGrath, Hannah Mosley, and William Joy from the Live 5 News team at 2nd Sunday on King Street. They will be at the Information Tent handing out Live 5 News Hurricane Survival Guides as well as free parking vouchers.
You cant get any more authentically Italian than Paolo’s. This summer the flavors are sublime and the espresso strong! Try a custom cannoli from the world’s first Cannoli Bar or an ice cold, refreshing Limonata-it’s an Italian twist on frozen lemonade. Visit Paolo’s Gelato on John Street and this Sunday on King St. for 2nd Sunday!
Shaun will be offering quick tips and techniques on how to create a fresh, clean, modern look. You can make an appointment by calling 843-793-1776 or stop by to see all the new must-haves for summer! Cos Bar Charleston is located at 201 King Street and is open from 12pm to 5pm.
Join Le Creuset at 241 King Street for an Ice Cream Dessert Demonstration at 2pm. Le Creuset is celebrating their new Ice Cream Collection with a special demo and a chance to win a Breville Ice Cream Maker!
Hampden Clothing is having a HUGE sale before they start receiving their new fall inventory. Over half of the store is either 40% or 65% off! Find trendy pieces like this Marine Printed Collared Romper from Vanessa Bruno. This cute navy romper features a blue dotted print and contrasting crisp white collar.
Visit Hampden Clothing at 314 King Street and their sister accessory store, JAMES, next door.
Explore the art of The Charleston Story which highlights significant people, places, and periods from Charleston's beginning as a British colony, through the American Revolution, the later ravages of the Civil War, and culminating today as a culturally diverse and dynamic community. The Gibbes Museum is located at 135 Meeting Street. Visit their website to plan your visit.
Stop by Lowcountry Olive Oil this weekend and try some Pecan Oil from their friends at Kinloch Plantation. They are also expecting a shipment of California Olive Oil Council Certified Super Premium Extra Virgin Organic Olive Oil from Apollo Olive Oil in Oregon House, CA.
A family owned company, Apollo Olive Oil owns the only vacuum mill in the US and is one of just five in the world. Vacuum milling allows them to produce Extra Virgin Olive Oil that has 2x the cancer-fighting polyphenol content (500-700ppm) of any other olive oil in the US. Their 2014 harvest has won over a dozen gold medals in national and international olive oil competitions.
On July 13 during 2nd Sunday on King Street, the public is invited to a reception at Anna Bella Florals at 217 Calhoun Street from 1:00 - 3:00pm. There will be refreshments, door prizes, and more to celebrate the official launch of these new bridal headpieces & a great new partnership between the Charleston and New York bridal markets.
The Bee Cause Project, founded by owner & president of the Savannah Bee Company, will be at the Information Tent with a live, travelling bee hive. Their mission is to stimulate curiosity in young people about the importance of honey bees, the need to understand and embrace them and to care about their well-being through the installation of bee hives in 1,000 schools. Visit the Information Tent to learn more about the project & support the cause.
Now those who are gluten-free can eat to their heart's content. King Street Cookies now makes delicious gluten-free cookies! Visit their shop at 370 King Street where they bake dozens of fresh cookies daily. Enjoy with a cup of coffee or milk from their milk bar (perfect for dunking).
Visit Alex and Ani at 346 King Street for light bites, (+) energy punch, surprise raffles and a complimentary gift with your purchase of $50 or more while supplies last. Also enjoy $5 off your purchase of the July Bangle of the Month, The Oyster with Pearl Charm Bangle.
This 2nd Sunday, visitors to Carolina on King (258 King Street) can get a reusable Gamecock grocery tote with any purchase. In addition, the center is offering a free drawstring sport sack to any prospective student who stops by for information and fills out an interest card.
TINA Stephens' Grand Opening Celebration continutes through the July 11 weekend with an all-day style and shopping event at 2nd Sunday on King StreetJuly 13, from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. featuring personal style consultations from Tina herself, giveaways, and a gift with purchase.
Select TINA Stephens™ merchandise will be 40% off! In addition, during the grand opening, any shopper named 'Tina' who shows proof of I.D. will receive a complimentary signature tank top. Those with any other name can enter for a chance to win a $500 shopping spree.
At the Information Tent, John Duncan will display his three dimensional portraits of homes, churches, buildings and scenes of Lowcountry architecture.
These portraits are comprised of literally thousands of individually hand cut pieces of 100% cotton paper. Starting with a highly detailed drawing, the basic structure is built "from the ground up". From louvered shutters to swirling wrought iron gates and individual bricks, an exact replica of the building is then painted with water color, and piece by piece "built" Then the landscaping is added. From blooming magnolia trees to window boxes, the scene is created.The whole process can take as long as 250 hours to complete, and the finished product is as unique as the building itself!
Stop by the Information Tent for free parking vouchers and ask John Duncan some questions about his art.