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Special Events

Special Events


  1. Family Yuletide
    $0.00

    Date: Saturday, December 9
    Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m.
    Cost: $15/Adults, $5/Children (4-13), ages 3 and under are free

    Fresh greenery, berries and other natural items gathered from the plantation will be provided to make wreaths and other holiday decor. Stableyards artisan shops will be lit by candlelight as craftspeople ply their trades and interact with visitors. Seasonal refreshments provided.

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  2. Christmas 1860 - December 1
    $20.00

    Dates: December 1 & 8
    Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (tours given continuously)
    Cost: $20/advance, $25/at event
    Tickets: Call 843-722-7171

    Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War. Adorned in period costumes, they reflect on the events of the day and how their lives would soon be forever changed.


    Groups of 9 or more should call 843-722-7171 for special group rates.

    Additional information below.

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  3. Christmas 1860 - December 8
    $20.00

    Dates: December 1 & 8
    Times: 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. (tours given continuously)
    Cost: $20/advance, $25/at event
    Tickets: Call 843-722-7171

    Theatrical performers shed light on a turbulent time in Charleston just before the beginning of the Civil War. Adorned in period costumes, they reflect on the events of the day and how their lives would soon be forever change

    Groups of 9 or more should call 843-722-7171 for special group rates.


    Additional information below.

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  4. Grand Illumination Event December 14 7:00-7:30 p.m.
    $59.00

    Join trained actors in period costume as they take you back to the Christmas of 1782. This lively event celebrates the return of Arthur Middleton from Philadelphia, the end of the Revolutionary War in the South and the departure from Charleston of the British troops. Guests will feast on early American cuisine and specialty cocktails from the colonial period in a graceful pavilion tent following the presentation. Torchlit gardens, warm fires, dramatic scenes and presentations, and traditional buffet will make Grand Illumination a memorable part of your holiday season. Scroll down for more details, frequently asked questions and ticketing information.

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  5. Grand Illumination Event December 14 7:30-8:00 p.m.
    $59.00

    Join trained actors in period costume as they take you back to the Christmas of 1782. This lively event celebrates the return of Arthur Middleton from Philadelphia, the end of the Revolutionary War in the South and the departure from Charleston of the British troops. Guests will feast on early American cuisine and specialty cocktails from the colonial period in a graceful pavilion tent following the presentation. Torchlit gardens, warm fires, dramatic scenes and presentations, and traditional buffet will make Grand Illumination a memorable part of your holiday season. Scroll down for more details, frequently asked questions and ticketing information.

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