While Charleston residents haven’t felt the need to pull out those winter coats just yet, the fact is that—say it with me—"Winter is coming!" Winter has never been a predictable season in the Lowcountry.
We might enjoy a breezy and beautiful 75-degree day only to be surprised by a high of 55 degrees the very next day. It’s for that reason that early winterization is key for helping to avoid high energy bills during the colder months. Don’t be caught unprepared when frosty weather eventually rears its head. These eight steps will save you time, money, and grief over energy costs and other cold-weather issues.
Becoming a real estate agent (and a successful one at that!) isn’t as easy as you might think it is. If you’ve been considering a career in real estate, it’s important to know ahead of time what to expect and what your first steps should be. Here are a few things you’ll need to do to get started.
We're back this week with another five fun fall and Halloween-themed activities to do this weekend. Get haunted, go on a pub crawl, see a musical, and more!
Only the bravest Charlestonians dare to enter Boone Hall Plantation on weekend nights during October. Boone Hall Fright Nights is the scariest, creepiest, most horrifying Halloween event in Charleston. Have a hauntingly good time with the Wicked Woods Hayride, Frightmare Factory, Zombie Town, and Twisted Terror. Open from dark until midnight Friday and Saturdays and from dark until 10pm Sundays and some weekdays.
The 27th Annual Children's Day Festival, presented by BILO, takes place this Sunday from noon to 5pm at the Park West Recreation Complex in Mt. Pleasant. Bring the kids out to enjoy carnival games, rides, face painting, wall climbing, pony rides, a petting zoo, and more!
Zombies will crawl the streets of Park Circle this Saturday night from 5-11pm! Actually, it'll just be beer lovers in zombie makeup participating in the Park Circle Zombie Pub Crawl to benefit Lowcountry AIDS Services and hosted by Holy City Brewing. Nine bars and restaurants will have drink and food specials, and there will be a costume contest, silent auction, live music, and a DJ.
If you enjoy a good Mel Brooks film, you probably love his hilarious classic Young Frankenstein. Here's your chance to see the movie come to life with a Broadway twist! Charleston Stage is performing The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein at the Historic Dock Street Theater from October 17th through November 2nd. You can catch the show at 7:30pm Friday and Saturday evening or Sunday at 3pm.
For some relaxed, family-friendly fun, check out the 2014 Scarecrows on the Square in Summerville starting this Saturday afternoon. Businesses, schools, and families will set up their scarecrows in Hutchinson Square from 9am to 12pm. Come out and watch them being constructed, or just take a stroll at your leisure anytime this month to see some truly creative and inventive designs. While you're there, look for Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company's scarecrow and Halloween scene! Then cast your vote for your favorite at participating locations.