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Sunset Serenade 2014

 Sunset Serenade 2014  - Join us at the U.S. Custom House for Piccolo Spoleto’s annual curtain raiser.  This free, outdoor concert features the Charleston Symphony Orchestra with CSO concertmaster and acting artistic director, Yuriy Bekker, conducting.  Guest soloists will join the CSO for an evening program of favorites from the stage and screen, highlighting selections from […]

Family Day at Marion Square

Family Day at Marion Square - Our Family Day at Marion Square is a community kick-off for the Festival, with preview performances and family-friendly fare all morning and afternoon, punctuated mid-day by the cacophonous arrival of the Feed and Seed Marching Abominable.  Fun for all, alongside the Charleston Farmers Market and our Outdoor Art Exhibition.  May […]

SEED & FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE: Family Day Parade

SEED & FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE: Family Day Parade – Seed & Feed Marching Abominable from Atlanta, Georgia is now in its 40th year as an all-volunteer organization with membership ranging from serious, professional musicians to not-so serious musicians who just love to play – including dancers and baton twirlers.  With colorful costumes, zany antics, and […]

SEED AND FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE: Midnight Pajama March

SEED AND FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE:  MIDNIGHT PAJAMA MARCH -Seed & Feed Marching Abominable from Atlanta, Georgia is now in its 40th year as an all-volunteer organization with membership ranging from serious, professional musicians to not-so serious musicians who just love to play – including dancers and baton twirlers.  With colorful costumes, zany antics, and music […]

SEED & FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE: Patriotic Concert

SEED & FEED MARCHING ABOMINABLE: Patriotic Concert – Seed & Feed Marching Abominable from Atlanta, Georgia is now in its 40th year as an all-volunteer organization with membership ranging from serious, professional musicians to not-so serious musicians who just love to play – including dancers and baton twirlers.  With colorful costumes, zany antics, and music […]

MUSIC: Memorial Day Concert

MUSIC: Memorial Day Concert: This concert features rousing marches and Broadway show tunes, and concludes with a patriotic musical tribute to each of the Armed Forces of our great country. Features Charleston Community Band and Columbia Community Concert Band.  May 26 at 3pm.  Admission: FREE.  Marion Square, King & Calhoun Sts.

Children’s Programs at the Library: The Velveteen Rabbit

Tues., May 27 – The Velveteen Rabbit: enjoy a ballet performance of this classic tale. Presented by the Charleston City Ballet. At 9:15am, 10:45am and 12:15pm. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Children’s Programs at the Library: Three Billy Goats Gruff

Wed., May 28 – Three Billy Goats Gruff: enjoy this classic tale with a musical twist. Presented by the College of Charleston Opera. At 9:15am, 10:45am and 12:15pm. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Children’s Programs at the Library: Jack and the Beanstalk

Thurs., May 29 – Jack and the Beanstalk: a creative puppet show about this popular tale. Presented by All Hands Productions. At 9:15am, 10:45am and 12:15pm. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Charleston Carifest Children’s Carnival

In a special Festival prelude to the annual Charleston Carifest (June 12-15, 2014), Piccolo Spoleto is delighted to host the Carifest Children’s Carnival on Saturday, May 31. A spirited parade will proceed from Ann Street, near the Charleston Visitor Center, sharing with spectators the costumes and routines created by area youth during recent Carnival Mask […]

Children’s Programs at the Library: The Lost Adventure of Puss in Boots

Tues., June 3 – The Lost Adventure of Puss in Boots: enjoy a live performance of classic fairy tales. Presented by Storytree Theatre. At 9:15am and 10:45am. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Children’s Programs at the Library: Unedited Just DU-et

Wed., June 4 – Unedited Just DU-et: favorite children’s storybook and movie moments come alive in music as Laura Ball and Wayne Helmly play four hand arrangements on one piano. At 9:15am and 10:45am. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Children’s Programs at the Library: Rhythm Effect

Thurs., June 5 – Rhythm Effect: move to the beat of this ancient art form of Japanese drumming. Presented by Taiko Charleston. At 9:15am and 10:45am. Admission Free. Charleston County Public Library Auditorium. 68 Calhoun St.

Sand Sculpting Competition

Sand Sculpting Competition - The Piccolo Spoleto Sand Sculpting Competition is celebrating its 26th Anniversary of being a fun, family-oriented event at the beach and a major part of Piccolo Spoleto. Come out to participate in the celebration, whether you are a competitor or a spectator. Sand Sculpting Teams will compete for prizes in six different […]

Piccolo Spoleto Finale

Piccolo Spoleto Finale - The consummate culmination for another memorable Festival, as Charleston converges on Hampton Park for the Piccolo Spoleto Finale.  A perfect afternoon and evening of friends, family and neighbors grooving to a fantastic line-up of local and visiting musicians with an infectious vibe that spans roots, rock, and reggae.  June 7 from 5pm […]