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Mom’s Guide to February {Family Events Around Charleston}

Charleston Moms Blog is excited to unveil a monthly guide to events in and around Charleston. We know it can be tedious trying to find ways to entertain your family – we are here to help by rounding up some family-friendly activities going on in the upcoming weeks.  There are some awesome events happening in February – check out our list! If you know of any events that we may have missed, leave a comment below.

February Guide

February 1stCMB Moms Night Out!!  Join Charleston Moms Blog as we celebrate our first birthday! We will be taking over Sky Zone on February 1st for a Moms Night Out event, an evening all about celebrating YOU – our community of moms! It will be a night of jumping, pampering, eats & drinks, mingling with other moms and local businesses, and making new friends. And of course there are going to be some fabulous giveaways!

February 3rd:  Come support some amazing local musicians at Awendaw Green for $5 donation at door.  The event allows BYOB, pets on a leash, and is all ages.  There will be Wood Fired pizza and The Roost Bar ‘N Grille serving food to purchase.  Come early and play disc golf at Sewee Outpost!

February 5th:  Good Catch Oyster Fest at the S.C. Aquarium.  Join us for a one-of-a-kind oyster festival featuring some of Charleston’s best local cuisine to support sustainable seafood! Enjoy delicious, responsibly-sourced oysters from Hiser Sea Farms and St. Jude Farms, as well as sustainable seafood dishes from Good Catch partners The Lot, Middleton Place Restaurant, Fleet Landing Restaurant & Bar, and Screen Door.

Live entertainment by the The Bluestone RamblersThis all-inclusive event will feature local beer from Tradesman Brewing Co., Cooper River Brewing Company and Holy City Brewing!  Ages 21 and up.  All proceeds support Good Catch, which generates awareness and leads communities in support of healthy fisheries and consumption of responsibly harvested seafood.

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February 6th:  Who doesn’t love live music and oysters?  Come enjoy the Shells & Scales Oyster Roast at the Awendaw Green.  Wando Bands is proud to present the Shells and Scales Oyster Roast featuring local Bulls Bay Oysters. The Oyster Roast will be held at  Awendaw Green by the Sewee Outport on February 6, 2016 from 4-9pm.
February 6th: Come join us at the 2016 Shuck-A-Rama Oyster Roast benefiting The Brain Injury Association of SC. All you can eat oysters, cold beer, and live music, what could be better!?
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Tickets are $40 and all of the proceeds benefit the BIASC, a group dedicated to creating a better future for individuals with brain injuries and their families through brain injury prevention, research, education and advocacy.
February 9th:  Come to Palmetto Brewing on Tuesday for an epic open mic night! Express yourself! This is the perfect opportunity to share your talents with the world – have some fun with karaoke, play us an original or a classic favorite, or maybe recite a poem. Not up for performing? Sit back, have a pint, and enjoy a wide variety of performances!
February 14th:  Celebrate Valentine’s Day on King Street with 2nd Sunday on King.  The street will be closed down to thru-traffic making it safe for your little ones and plenty of amazing vendors will be out and about!
February 17-20th:  Who doesn’t love consignment?!  The Lowcountry’s Largest & Only All Seasons, All Brands Kids Consignment Sale & Community Event is coming soon! 
* Over 40,000 Items for sale at a fraction of the price
* 5 Rooms to shop
* Half a Football field of Clothing Racks
* Playground on site so one can shop and one can play with the kiddos
* Vendors, Door Prizes and More!

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February 18th:  Didn’t make it to Disney this year?  No worries its coming to you here in Charleston!  Disney Live! Mickey and Minnie’s doorway to magic is coming here to Charleston.  Don’t miss out on this fun-filled night with your kids and 25 of their favorite Disney characters!

Disney Live

February 20th:  The 3rd Annual Winterfest hosted by Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina includes a Community Snow Day mostly for kids and families during the day and an Après Ski & Snow Party for adults at night!

Centered around The Lookout Pavilion, the Community Snow Day will feature tons of snow in large snow play areas. There will be numerous options for food and refreshments including a small beer garden, live music performances, jump castles, and various kids and adult activities all within an overall family friendly, casual, and fun atmosphere.

February 27th: Enjoy some local beers and food at the 7th Annual Brewvival, hosted by COAST Brewing Company & Edmund’s Oast
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Brewvival 2016 will also be taking a new path of not announcing the majority of breweries/beers being shown in advance. This format change will allow for more creativity and better beer diversity while allowing the brewer’s freedom to present specialties without preconception. This will create a more relaxed, less pressured environment to enjoy the festival. The veil of long lines for specifically hyped beers and rushes to particular tables/tappings has begun to weigh heavily on attendees and breweries alike. Getting back to the basics, being a part to enjoy the beer, will be promoted by this change. We realize this new approach will be aggravating to some. We hope that most of you will trust in Brewvival’s proven track record of not disappointing you. We truly feel this will be the best show yet.

In the spirit of the new format changes, we will also be bringing fresh ideas to the food options present. Every food vendor at Brewvival 2016 will be a new participant. We are grateful to all our past culinary partners and so appreciative of their years of support.

February 27th:  Enjoy local food and scenery while celebrating the 12th annual “Mardicrawl” to benefit local charities.  Come join us as we “crawl” to 7 different Shem Creek bars and restaurants for our 12th Annual “party with a purpose” to benefit Pet Helpers, Inc, Alzheimer’s Association – South Carolina Chapter and various other Lowcountry Charities!!
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February 28th:  Come on out and enjoy an afternoon with family and friends at the 4th Annual South Atlantic Bank Oyster Roast & Chili Cook-Off at Hobcaw Yacht Club!

All you can eat oysters from Sticky Fingers, Delicious Chili from 15 Chili Cooks competing for 2016’s Best Chili, Craft Beer from Holy City Brewery, Westbrook Brewing Co, Palmetto Brewery and Seanachai, hot dogs, kids activities, Live Music by The Stilettos and much more!

February looks like it will be an exciting month (with plenty of oysters!).  If you know of any events that we may have missed, leave a comment below.

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2 Responses to Mom’s Guide to February {Family Events Around Charleston}

  1. Celina Voelker January 29, 2016 at 9:37 am #

    Come out and celebrate in honor of Dr. Seuss’ birthday at the AB Library Monday, Feb. 29, 6-8pm!

    There will be games, story time, crafts, refreshments and a photo booth. Special appearances by the Cat in the Hat and Things 1 & 2!

    Sign up is required, so call either JB Charleston Library location: WS – (843) 794-7900, AB – (843) 963-3320

  2. Celina Voelker January 29, 2016 at 9:49 am #

    Calling all Annas, Elsas, and Olafs! Enjoy a magical evening inspired by Disney’s Frozen, featuring hands on winter crafts and activities, light refreshments and the showing of Frozen.

    Frozen costumes are HIGHLY encouraged

    Tickets will go on sale January 25th – $15 per adult and child, $8 for each additional child.

    Get your tickets at the Market Place in our Museum!