Are you planning to spend time in Charleston or North Charleston in the next few months? Be sure you schedule to spend some of your summer in Summerville, SC, a short drive from these popular Southern cities. There are plenty of things to do that will give you a sample of the great life here. Here are some suggestions from Hunter Quinn Homes.
1 .Summerville Farmers Market
Summerville Town Hall, 200 South Main Street
This event is a local favorite. Every week, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., you can browse a selection of the freshest produce, baked goods, meats, and more, plus discover locally made products, from jams and dips to clothing and crafts.
2. Movies in the Park
June 14 and August 9
The Town of Summerville sponsors this free, outdoor movie event of family-friendly films. “Back to the Future” is airing on Friday, June 14, at Brown Family Park, and “Peter Rabbit” serves up a hopping good time at Gahagan Park on August 9. Bring your snacks and seating. A food truck will be in hand for more refreshments
3. Food Truck Friday
Schulz-Lotz Farmhouse, 326 Hundred Oaks Parkway
Bring your chair, blanket, drinks, and appetite for a pleasant evening of picnicking. From 5-8 p.m., please your palate with specialties from Smokin’ Gringos, Happy Thai, Greekin’ Out, Krystyna’s, Holy City Cupcakes, Booze Pops, and Pelican Sno Balls. Ocean Drive will provide the live entertainment.
4. Rock the Rescue for Dorchester Paws
If you love animals, music, or both, this is a must-do event for your summer calendar. More than 100 bands will perform in 12 different venues, with proceeds going to the Dorchester Paws animal rescue. Returning for its second year, Rock the Rescue raised $24,000 last summer, all of it going to help homeless pets.
5. 4th Annual Golfing for Miracles
August 9 & 10
Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Road
The annual golf tournament and gala support the Summerville Miracle League, which helps special needs youth experience the joy of America’s pastime, baseball. The tournament raised more than $70,000 in 2018, and takes place on Friday, August 9, with the silent auction and gala on Saturday at 6:30 p.m.
6. MDA Brew BQ
Oak Road Brewery, 108 West 3rd North Street
Combine your thirst for craft brews with your passion for helping others. The MDA Brew BQ raises funds for the Muscular Dystrophy Association Kids Summer Camp. From 3-9 p.m., fill up on Oak Road Brewery’s craft beers, dine from a variety of food trucks, and finish it off with sinful specialties from Holy Rolly’s frozen rolled cream. Entertainment will keep things lively. Last year’s event raised more than $90,000. Help them go over the top this year.
Summerville is a friendly town that happens to be conveniently located near Charleston. Hunter Quinn Homes is developing communities of new construction townhomes at Alston Place and single-family homes at Lincolnville Square in Summerville. Contact us to make living in Summerville and the Charleston area a year-round event!
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