Our lovely local slice of Heaven, Charleston, SC has been voted the 'Top City in the United States' by the 2011 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards, establishing a profound benchmark for the city and trumping stiff competition! The award was based on a variety of categories, including: Culture & Ambience, Atmosphere & Sites, and Friendliness, among others. Charleston is the quintessential vacation destination, offering a comprehensive and amazing experience for all.
Charleston has an array of unique outdoor activities offering everything from a stroll through narrow, tree-lined courtyards. Kayaking along tranquil tidal creeks. Celebrating the good life on a rooftop bar as the sun sets over the harbor. You can do it all in one day, only in Charleston. The restaurants are world class: In Charleston, the Chefs are the stars. The goodness they prepare shines bright on the national food scene. Patrons can enjoy Southern specialties and other flavors served in settings as delicious as the meals themselves!
Charleston's menu of lodging options is a dream come true for travelers! Choose from historic inns, famous beach resorts, luxury hotels and charming bed & breakfasts. Let's not forget about the shopping! It's easy to spoil yourself or someone else with unique treasures only found in Charleston. Antique shops, local boutiques, name brand outlets, art galleries and jewelers await your arrival.
After all you've read, there's only one question which you must ask yourself: What are you waiting for?
Grace McNally studied classical guitar under Risa Carlson, student of Manuel Barrueco, at the Levine School of Music in Washington, D.C. Apart from her solo work, Grace toured with the Levine Guitar Orchestra for seven years. Some of their performances include the French Embassy, 2009 Guitar Foundation of America Convention, and Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. As a new resident in Charleston, Grace looks forward to sharing her passion for guitar and music among the community.
Come on out during October's Second Sunday and enjoy some great music by Grace McNally as well as the gorgeous weather!
Since 1977, the South Carolina Watermedia Society has been promoting the artistic and professional interests of its members as well as providing visual arts programs to the public. The Society works towards achieving its goals by making the accomplishments of its members available to a broad base of South Carolinian’s.
SCWS, the largest statewide visual arts group, is an active presenting organization. They nurture and promote South Carolina artists by providing exhibition opportunities, special programs to market their original works and coordinate educational programs. In addition, their goals include public outreach and participation in the arts.
This Second Sunday you will have the opportunity to register to win this beautiful 4x6 painting generously donated by the South Carolina Watermedia Society. Just stop by the Info Tent located on King Street and sign up. See you there!
This bag is in the signature "Hotel" shape and comes in a sleek black & white Tabu print. The print is inspired by one of Marco Morisini's favorite nightclubs in Italy that he used to frequent on the Riviera called Tabu.
You can register to win at the 2nd Sunday information tent on Wentworth & King Street.
Walking down King Street on any given Second Sunday one may come across Mr. Rick Reinert focusing intensely on one of his many masterful impressionist renditions of King Street culture. This Second Sunday, Ocotber 9th, shall be no different. Located in the King Street Antique District, the Reinert LePrince Gallery houses countless beautiful works of art authored by both Reinert and LePrince.
Stop by the Gallery this week and view some of Rick's latest pieces from his Plein Air series which exemplifies Reinert's focus on expressing light and shadow in natural surroundings. The works of art are nothing short of pure excellence and will undoubtedly satiate the appetite of any collector.
"Gravel Road" is an acoustic trio who performs a variety of music including, bluegrass, country, and western swing. The group is made up of Meg Monroe, vocals, Derek Deakins, guitar & vocals, and Lisa Manning Deakins, fiddle & vocals. Meg has lived and performed in New York City, singing musical theatre and appearing in MTV's "Legally Blonde, The Series: The Search for Elle Woods." Derek's performance experience includes working for bluegrass legends "The Osborne Brothers" on the Grand Ole Opry for 3 years and most recently with country superstar Blake Shelton for 4 years. Lisa worked in Nashville as a fiddle player for country artist Pam Tillis as well as Opry Legend Whisperin' Bill Anderson. Meg and Lisa are both natives of Burlington, NC, and Derek is from Kingsport, TN. The trio currently resides in Charleston, SC.
Come on out for Second Sunday, enjoy the atmosphere, some cool tunes and get your socks rocked off!