Historic Georgetown Events Calendar
Within the Historic Georgetown SC events calendar below you will find fun things to do, parades, festivals, fundraisers, concerts, art exhibitions, musicals, plays and marathons taking place during the course of the year in Georgetown SC. People in Georgetown love to have fun and embrace their city through celebrations of art, music and history.
Visitors come from all over to see performances by The Swamp Fox Players at The Strand Cinema year round, Annual events are as follows: March - Mardis Gras Parade and the Prince George Episcopal Plantation Tours , April - The Blessing of the Fleet and The Shag Festival, July - 4th of July Fireworks and Kaminski House concert, October - The Wooden Boat Show and The Bridge 2 Bridge Run, November - Taste of Georgetown, December - Christmas Parade, Tree Lighting and Lighted Boat Parade.
The unique talent that Harper Bond shared with Georgetown around 1900 will be revealed in a fascinating and visual presentation by Paige Sawyer followed by the viewing of this recently acquired and important acquisition to the maritime museum, the "City of Georgetown 1901" painting.
The event is a “fun”draiser for the museum, and you will be treated to delicious hors’doeuvres, Cajun gumbo (seafood and landlubber styles), beer, wine, liquor, live music, and door prizes.
On Saturday, March 31 everyone is invited to stroll down the boardwalk in the Easter parade at 11:00 am. Then line up at the entrance to Rainey Park and participate in the Annual Easter Egg Hunt inside Rainey Park and on the lawn of the Kaminski House Museum at 11:30 a.m.
The Kaminski House Museum will present A Wedding Showcase on Sunday, April 29, 1 - 4 pm. Local florists, rental companies, catering services and other wedding related businesses will be on hand to assist brides in planning their Once in a Lifetime Event.
The Georgetown Wooden Boat Show – held on the third weekend in October – features one of the Southeast’s best wooden boat exhibits with more than 140 classic wooden boats displayed on land and water, children’s model boatbuilding, knot tying, maritime art and crafts, food and music.
Event Details: The Friends of the Georgetown Library are pleased to present their monthly lecture series, "Tuesdays With..." On February 20 at 10 am in the Georgetown LIbrary Auditorium, the Friends welcome historian and author Steve Williams
On the bottom of the ocean off of South Carolina’s coast and along the banks of its many rivers are resting places for hundreds of shipwrecks. Artifacts collected by divers, beautiful ship models and historic photographic images tell fascinating tales of war, storm, collision and neglect at South Carolina Maritime Museum’s Shipwrecks exhibit.
The Kaminski House Museum in historic Georgetown, South Carolina is decking the halls and the rooms of the museum this holiday season with the help of some very talented local interior designers. The holiday tours will be offered at the museum through November and close on Friday, December 28.
The beautiful, historic, and charming seaport city of Georgetown offers runners an event that showcases all of the unique features that make this town an interesting coastal community.
This was really a fun event last year so we are scheduling it again on Saturday, October 14, 1 - 5 p.m. This event is made possible through a grant from International Paper and our partners: Healthy Learners, A Father's Place, Miss Ruby's Kids, and Freedom Readers. Hope you will make plans now to spend an autumn afternoon with the Kaminski House Museum!
Rebecca T. Godwin, author of the 1994 novel, "Keeper of the House" will be at the museum for a special presentation.Ms. Godwin will discuss "the goings on" at the Sunset Lodge, a brothel on the outskirts of Georgetown that was frequented by many prominent and distinguished guests in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.
The Inshore Fishing Association's Redfish Tour will return to Georgetown for a one-day divisional tournament on Saturday, Sept. 23. Anyone can enter (and win!) this tournament, which offers a boat package as part of the 1st place prize. There is no qualifying event. Each team consists of two people. Register or get more information at www.ifatours.com.
Weigh-in begins at approximately 2 p.m. at the Carroll A. Campbell Marine Complex, 101 River Walk Dr., Georgetown. There is no fee to watch the weigh-in.