Charleston’s festival season kicked off back in February with SEWE and continued through March with The Wine & Food Festival. With two successful events under our belts, it’s time to take advantage of the beautiful spring weather and attend a few of the areas most popular events – The Charleston International Antique Show, Family Circle Cup, The Cooper River Bridge Run, and The Historic Charleston Foundation’s Festival of Houses & Gardens.
9th Annual Charleston International Antiques Show – March 23-25, 2012
Inspired by the rich historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Charleston, the 9th Annual Charleston International Antiques Show is a premier destination for collectors and enthusiasts who enjoy seeing and learning about incorporating antiques into modern-day decor. This year’s Antiques Show, held in Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St., highlights the show’s theme: “Classic Design, Timeless Style.” Purchase Tickets. William Means Real Estate is a proud sponsor of this event.
Family Circle Cup – March 31 – April 8
Every spring, the City of Charleston and Daniel Island serves as a backdrop to one of the richest and most traditional events in women’s professional tennis. The Family Circle Cup, a WTA Premier Event, has a roster of past champions that include some of the biggest names in the history of women’s tennis including Chris Evert, Martina Navratilova, Tracy Austin, Steffi Graf, Gabriela Sabatini, Martina Hingis, Jennifer Capriati, Venus Williams, Justine Henin, Serena Williams, and Caroline Wozniacki.
As one of the hottest tickets in professional sports, the Family Circle Cup is more than just a tennis tournament, it’s a festival with some world-class tennis thrown in. During the week, fans are entertained with a variety of activities aimed at making their week on Daniel Island a memorable one. It’s an action packed nine days filled with high-level tennis and a host of other activities that have been created for all age groups from children to senior citizens. Purchase Tickets.
The Cooper River Bridge Run is the third largest race in the Southeast and one of the most popular. With over 40,000 participants each year, the Cooper River Bridge Run is the best organized and the best conducted 10-K race in the world. It includes world-class competition in a unique setting with unparalleled participant satisfaction. The 10K run just sold out but 1,200 charity connection badges are still available. Find out more about The Cooper River Bridge Run or how to participate on their website.
65th Annual Festival of Houses & Gardens – March 22 – April 21
Experience the intimate charm and elegance found only beyond Charleston’s private garden gates and historic thresholds during Historic Charleston Foundation’s month-long, 65th Annual Spring Festival of Houses & Gardens. View the festival’s tours for the month on their calendar or call to purchase tickets – 843.722.3405. William Means Real Estate is a proud sponsor of this event.