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Middleton Place Foundation Event Calendar

Attendees of Middleton Place Special Events receive 10% off the room rate at The Inn at Middleton Place. Click here or call 843-556-0500 to reserve.

March 23 - May 25: Spring Wednesday Wine Strolls

Dates: Wednesdays, March 23 - May 25
Time: 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Cost: $25/online and at event ($20/Foundation Members)
Tickets: Click here to purchase Wine Stroll tickets >>

Savor fine wines from the great wine producing regions of the world as you experience a specially selected garden room in Middleton Place’s extraordinary landscape. Each Wednesday evening, a different garden location will be paired with a regional selection of wines for you to sample. Light hors d'oeuvres will also be served.

Complete the evening with dinner at the Middleton Place Restaurant where, as a Wine Stroll participant, you’ll enjoy a 10% discount. For Restaurant reservations, call 843-266-7477. 

May 7: Annual Sheep Shearing

Date: Saturday, May 7
Time: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cost: Free with General Admission


The Middleton Place Gulf Coast sheep receive an annual shearing during a demonstration using traditional steel blade shears in the Plantation Stableyards. Costumed interpreters will be on hand to educate visitors about the Gulf Coast breed, shearing and wool processing.

May 14 & 15: Leisurely Pursuits and Grand Entertains

Date: Saturday & Sunday, May 14 & 15
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: Free with General Admission

How did people amuse themselves in the 18th Century? Interactive programs and demonstrations offer an incredible range of colonial sports, games, 18th-century country dances, needlework, painting in the gardens and music. 

June 12: Spoleto Festival Finale

Date: Sunday, June 12
Time: gate opens at 3:30 p.m., main stage performance at 8:30 p.m.
Tickets:
 Go to SpoletoUSA.org for tickets >>

Picnic on the Greensward in the afternoon and enjoy the 3rd Annual Beer Garden beginning at 3:30 p.m. with local beer and food. Music from the best local and regional bands begins at 4 p.m. At dusk, the attention turns toward the main stage performance by Denver-based group classic soul group Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats. The finale will close with spectacular fireworks. 

June 19 - Honey Moon Dinner

Date: June 19
Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Cost: TBA

Join Chef Buck at the Organic Farm, and adjacent Honey Bee Sanctuary, for a plantation dinner of farm inspired dishes. June’s full moon dips low in the sky with warm glow known in European cultures as the Honey Moon, and is a signal to harvest fruit in Native American cultures.

June 26: Naturalization Ceremony

Date: June 27
Time: begins at 10 a.m.

Celebrate Arthur Middleton’s 274th birthday and welcome our country’s newest Americans as they take the oath of citizenship at the home of an ardent patriot who signed the Declaration of Independence and Founding Father of our nation.

July 2-4: Independence Day Weekend

Date: Saturday and Sunday, July 2-4
Time: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Cost: free with General Admission

Spend the weekend at the home of a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Readings of the Declaration of Independence and interactive demonstrations will take place throughout the day, including meeting a Revolutionary soldier, colonial crafts, games and a hands-on military drill.

July 11 - 15: Junior Historian Summer Camp

Dates: July 11 - 15
Time: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Cost: $100

Engage in South Carolina history while learning about one of America’s Founding Families and activities of a working Low Country rice plantation. Fun and educational programming will inspire students (ages 8+) with an interest in history, social studies, science and art. Click here for more information >>

August 27: Hot Nights & Holy City Dinner

Date: Sunday, August 27
Time: 6 - 9 p.m.
Cost: TBA

Located outside in the Pavilion’s courtyard, the Middleton Place Restaurant has paired up once again with Holy City Brewing and the SC Aquarium’s Good Catch program. Chef Buck will showcase the best in sustainably caught seafood picnic dishes, paired with HCB’s best heat quenching libations.

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