Showing posts from May, 2011

Living Local with Sweet Olive

With the wide variety of talented and creative local artists and local products in the Lowcountry, Sweet Olive is proud to announce a new free monthly happy hour to celebrate everything local with the Sweet Olive’s Living Local night. The first Living Local Happy Hour will take place Thursday, June 30 from 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. at Sweet Olive located in the heart of I’On at 264 N. Shelmore Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. The public is invited to stop in for their free chance to try these locally produced delights, meet the local vendors and celebrate everything local. 
The theme of the June event will have a culinary twist showcasing the creations from local vendors such as Purple Palmetto Dips, Neita’s Charleston Vinaigrettes & Marinades, Charleston Mix Bloody Mary Mix and more. Future monthly themes will include locally made home products, artists and authors and horticulture. Wine and beverages will also be provided. 
“There’s plenty of local artists and products in the Lowcountry that …

Coleman Point Village Art & Music Festival

To celebrate an area of Coleman Boulevard in Mount Pleasant that is seeing a revitalization with an influx of new businesses and zest, Square Onion Too, Earthly Artifacts and Awendaw Green are joining forces to present the first Coleman Point Village Art and Music Festival on Saturday, June 18 from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. at 411 Coleman Boulevard. With four live bands, unique art and a variety of food and beverages, admission is only $10 and proceeds benefit local nonprofits Daisy’s Place and Southern Women Animal Task Force.  Along with local food trucks and beverages, local bands Fowler’s Mustache, Corduroy Road, Doug Jones and Friends and Sons of Summer will entertain the masses during this six hour event. Local vendors will also be on site with a variety of art and locally made products.  The newly titled Coleman Point Village is a bustling area of local businesses  on Coleman Boulevard between Hibben Street and Whilden Street in Mount Pleasant.
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Kickin' It for a Kidney

One in 8 South Carolinians has chronic kidney disease and South Carolina is fifth in the nation with the number of patients on dialysis. One of those patients on dialysis is local Cougars radio commentator and television talk show host Everett German. But the time has come for Everett to receive a kidney, and to make that possible, he must raise the funds to pay for the kidney transplant.  So on Sunday, May 15, the community is coming together at Joseph P. Riley Stadium from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. to help this local sports notable raise funds for his upcoming kidney transplant at the Kickin’ It for A Kidney benefit. The event is open to the public and admission is $20.00.  Kickin’ It For a Kidney will have something for everyone including food and beverages, music, jump castles, giveaways and a silent auction with proceeds benefitting the transplant surgery for this father of two.  The group, “Friends of E” created the event after realizing how close German is to the transplant but still in …