Blessing of the Fleet- April 28th

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Looking for something fun to do on Sunday, April 28th?

The 32nd Annual Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival is right around the corner, and it is so much fun! Held at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, the festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop! It doesn’t get much better than this!

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Here is the Schedule of Events for the day:

11:00 am   Opening Band

12:30 pm   National Anthem, Mayor’s Welcome

12:50 pm   Blessing Procession on Pier

  1:00 pm   Boat Parade & Blessing of the Fleet

  2:00 pm  East Coast Party Band

  3:30 pm  Shrimp Eating Contest

  4:00 pm  Shag Dance Competition

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For more information, click here.  Hope to see you there!

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WHERE IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD?!

Lacy Bryant was the first to write in with the correct answer! These are the singing characters at the Pickled Palate located at 411 Hibben Street.  Congrats to Lacy, who won a gift card to Vintage Cafe.  Thank you to everyone who participated in the Village Connection “Where in the Neighborhood” game!

 

Old Village/Old Mt. Pleasant Trivia Night at Red Drum- Oct 1st!

It’s back!  And I a so excited for this exciting event!

Grab your friends and test your local knowledge, as I host Old Village/Old Mt. Pleasant Trivia Night at Red Drum Restaurant!

 Oct 1st from 5-6:60pm at Red Drum Restaurant!  Super fun trivia all about our neighborhood and surrounding areas.

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Charleston Restaurant Week

 

Photos courtesy of Red Drum Restaurant, who will be announcing their Restaurant Week Menu soon!  

One of my favorite weeks in Charleston is right around the corner!  Restaurant Week – Wednesday, September 5 through Sunday, September 16. With 12 days of delicious deals available at over 100 of Charleston’s most renowned restaurants, this is a great time to get out and sample our local eats!

And as if that was exciting enough… for the first time, Charleston Restaurant Week is partnering with Charleston Beer Week! Select restaurants will be offering a special brews to top-off their Charleston Restaurant Week menu. How cool is that!!

For a list of restaurants participating in Charleston Restaurant Week, to view menus and to make reservations, click here.

 

Shem Creek Inn – Check It Out!

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Living in the Old Village/ Old Mt. Pleasant neighborhood poses one big challenge… where do my friends and family stay when visiting?  I recently had family visit, and we booked a room at the Shem Creek Inn. It was FABULOUS!  Completely renovated and only a bike ride away from home, they were thrilled with the accommodations!

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Lucky for you, Shem Creek Inn is offering a fun package deal right now ….

Pool, Beer, and Gear Package! What’s not to love about this?

With this deal, you receive a $30 credit for Shem Creek Inn merchandise and a $25 gift card to Water’s Edge restaurant which is located right next door! Not to mention the waterfront pool at the Inn and the fact it is within walking distance to many dining and nightlife spots and water activities. Shem Creek Inn really is a hidden gem!

For more information, check out their website:   Shem Creek Inn

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Restaurant Week: Red Drum Menu

Join Red Drum Restaurant for Charleston Restaurant Week!
January 10-21, 2018
This special menu features your choice of an appetizer, entree, and dessert for $40.
If you combine that with half-priced bottled wine, you’ve got yourself the perfect date night (or ladies night).
Click here to see the menu and start making your selections.
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New Magazine Coming to the Old Village!

A new magazine will be hitting mailboxes in the Old Village this Spring!  Old Village Living will feature residents, business owners, upcoming events and more!  Your input is needed!  Since this magazine will be all about the community, you can get involved.  They are looking for local sponsors or even residents who have a story to tell.  The magazine will likely include things like “Yard of the Month”, “Featured Athlete” and “Precious Pets”. If you would like to learn more, feel free to contact Michael Pruitt at michael.pruitt@n2pub.com.

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