Hurry and get your tickets before they are sold out for the Sixty-Ninth Annual Prince George Plantation and Town House tours in Georgetown held March 18th and 19th, 2016. The majority of the plantations and town homes featured on tour are privately owned and graciously shared with the Women of Prince George, Winyah, Parish once per year. A different group of homes is on tour each day. As part of the tour of pre-Revolutionary and antebellum churches, town houses and plantations, visitors are invited to the Winyah Indigo Society Hall for tea each afternoon from 3:30 until 5:30 pm, included in your tour ticket price. Houses will be open from 9:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Please allow a full day for each day’s tour. Histories and maps showing the routes for the day are provided with tickets. Visitors provide their own transportation. Only cars and vans are allowed on the tours because of the many low-hanging oak limbs and soft roadbeds. NO BUSES, please. Tickets must be purchased by mail, in advance. Single-day tickets are $40 each and two-day tickets are $70. Advance ticket sales are underway and will be available for purchase until March 4th for 2016 Tours. We highly recommend that you order your tickets in advance to ensure your spot. Remember to wear low heeled shoes for your comfort and to respect homeowners old floors and antique rugs. Tours will proceed rain or shine.
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 Georgetown County Farmers Market will return for another season on May 6. Local growers, bakers and more will again set up shop from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday through October in the public parking lot at 122 Screven St. in Georgetown, across from the historic county courthouse.