Around The Town: February 3 – 9, 2021

February 3 - 9, 2021

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Featured Events This Week:

Name That Tune Trivia

Where: Dog and Duck Locations

When: February 4 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Test your music skills. Play to win gift cards, in-house cash and more!

'Friday Nite' at Moonlite

Where: Moonlite Theaters

When: February 5 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Catch a flick and a live music set. The music starts at 6:00 and the movie begins at 7:00.

V-Day Flower Heart Workshop

Where: Out of Hand

When: February 6 at 1:00 p.m.

What: A great activity for some me-time or with someone you love!

Scanlonville: A History, The Land and The Community

Where: Black History Month Virtual Event

When: February 6 at 6:30 p.m.

What: Presentation by Barbara Fordham Collier, a longtime Scanlonville resident.

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Local Restaurant Nominated for Hospitality Awards

Local Restaurant Nominated for Hospitality Awards

Stars of The Industry Awards 2021

NICO Oysters + Seafood

Nico Romo and Sarah Tomlinson of NICO Oysters + Seafood are nominated as finalists to be awarded in the The Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards.

The Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards celebrate the exceptional professionalism and outstanding service of top individuals in the hospitality industry.

NICO ROMO

Finalist: Restaurant Chef of the Year

Born in Lyon, France, Chef Nico Romo is the youngest-ever US member of The French Culinary Academy (l’Académie Culinaire de France) and Master Chefs of France (Maîtres Cuisiniers de France), one of just 66 French Master Chefs in the country, and the only recipient in South Carolina. Both elite organizations represent and comprise the most highly skilled chefs in the techniques and traditions of the French culinary art.

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SARAH TOMLINSON

Finalist: Outstanding Certified Sommelier

Sarah holds over a decade of experience in F&B where she honed her love for beverage, more specifically, wine. Before joining the NICO family, Sarah worked as the beverage manager at Slightly North of Broad and as assistant manager at Zero George. Sarah has an infinite love for travel, food and wine and believes that wine has become her vehicle to communicate, connect and challenge people in everyday life.

The South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association (SCRLA) will announce winners at the 68th Annual Stars of South Carolina Hospitality Awards on Monday, February 1 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Columbia. Chip Rogers, President, and CEO of the American Hotel and Lodging Association, will keynote the event.

About the SCRLA

For more than 75 years, the SCRLA’s mission has been to promote, protect and educate the foodservice and lodging industries of our state and to ensure positive business growth for our members. The SCRLA strives to represent the best interests of its members on small business issues, hospitality and tourism concerns and towards the protection of South Carolina’s quality of life.

About NICO Oysters + Seafood

NICO is an upbeat oyster bar serving French cuisine carefully prepared in a wood-fired oven. With ingredients sourced from the waters of the Lowcountry and a curated selection of the country’s most coveted raw oysters, French Master Chef Nico Romo offers a fresh take on seafood for Charleston's iconic Shem Creek.

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Local Events Making a Comeback

Local Events Making a Comeback

Come by Land or by Sea

ArtFEst

March 13, 2021
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

This annual festival at brings families and cultural enthusiasts together with budding and professional artists for an event that showcases a diverse array of local and regional artistic talent. Local music, dance and visual arts studios offer stunning performances by some of the area’s most talented individuals and groups.

Creative aspirations are ignited in children who are given opportunities to explore many art forms and create their own masterpieces.

All activities and performances are free of charge. The event is for residents and visitors of all ages, from young parents and children through seniors.

Food and snacks will be available for purchase

Free admission!
Free parking!

Blessing of the fleet

April 25, 2021
Memorial Waterfront Park

The Blessing of the Fleet & Seafood Festival is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year! The festival pays tribute to Mount Pleasant’s local shrimping and fishing industry, offering a boat parade, live music, craft show and lots of free activities with the picturesque Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop!

#JustAsk where your seafood came from before you buy! Support local and wild caught to support your fishermen…nothing beats Wild American Shrimp!

Participants are treated to a boat parade and ceremonial blessing of the shrimp/fishing fleet, savory seafood samplings sold by some of Mount Pleasant’s best restaurants, live music, a craft show, Mount Pleasant Artists Guild art exhibition, Shag and shrimp-eating contests, and family-friendly activities.

Admission and activities are free!

Life is different in Mount Pleasant. Here, you can watch the sunrise on the dock while sipping your morning coffee with your feet dangling in the water. In the afternoon, sneak away to the beach or go on a shopping expedition where you'll find one-of-a-kind treasures. For the evening, kayak or paddleboard to dinner. On the creek, you will find nationally-recognized cuisines and unforgettable views. Discover the magic of Mount Pleasant today!

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Around The Town: January 13 – 19, 2021

January 13 - 19, 2021

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Dine local in the final days of Restaurant Week 2021 and find events in Mount Pleasant in this week's Around The Town!

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Featured Events This Week:

(Check for Updated Operations due to COVID-19 Guidelines)

Bingo Pub Run

Where: Fleet Feet

When: January 13 at 6:30 p.m.

What: Going back to Cantina 76 for a 3-mile run. Then play a game of BINGO with giveaways, food, and beer!

Name That Tune Trivia

Where: Dog and Duck Locations

When: January 14 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Test your music skills. Play to win gift cards, in-house cash, and more!

Chunky Knit Blanket Workshop

Where: AR Workshop

When: January 16 at 10:00 a.m.

What: A step-by-step guide for hand knitting a super cozy, one-of-a-kind blanket. 

Forge Your Own

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: January 17 at 12:00 p.m.

What: Forge your own bottle opener, oyster shucker, steak turner, or fire poker.

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Around The Town: January 6 – 12, 2021

January 6 - January 12, 2021

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Find deals from local restaurants during Restaurant Week 2021 in Mount Pleasant, see fun events at local businesses & more in this week's Around The Town!

Featured Events This Week:

So You Want To Train For An Ultra

Where: Blue Sky Endurance

When: January 7 at 6:00 p.m.

What: An evening of “how to’s” and “what to’s” when you talk about all things ultra-marathon.

Live Music: Fowl Play Trio

Where: Hotel Indigo

When: January 9 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Live music at a resort-like venue. It has indoor and outdoor (with heaters) seating.

Beats, Brews and Bingos

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery

When: January 10 at 3:00 p.m.

What: Music bingo with themes and prizes.

Team Trivia

Where: Cantina 76

When: January 12 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Tell your friend and come on out to show your smarts to win fabulous prizes.

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Around The Town: November 25 – December 1, 2020

November 25 - December 1

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A Town Proud Thanksgiving

Give thanks by making your Turkey Day plans with Town Proud Certified Local Businesses in Mount Pleasant!​

Events This Week:

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Miracle Event

Where: Handcraft Kitchen & Cocktails

When: November 23 – December 30

What: Toast the season with a festive menu of signature cocktails and over the top holiday décor, from classic to contemporary and everything in between.

Black Wednesday Toys for Tots Festive Toy Drive

Where: The Shelter Kitchen + Bar

When: November 25 at 11:00 a.m.

What: Bring a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots drive and you’ll receive a $5 gift certificate and an entry to win a New Belgium bicycle. Show up with your toy in a festive costume and your gift certificate becomes $10.

Showing of National Lampoons Christmas Vacation

Where: Patriot’s Point Naval & Maritime Museum

When: November 27 at 6:15 p.m.

What: Sunset views and blockbuster movies with the Charleston Harbor in sight!

Wreath Making Workshop

Where: Ooh! Events and Out Of Hand

When: November 28 at 11:00 a.m. & 1:00 p.m.

What: Create your very own holiday wreath! Lead florist Susanne Davis will lead a wreath-making workshop.

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Around The Town: November 18 – November 24, 2020

November 18 - 24, 2020

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Events This Week:

Final Live Under The Oaks Concert

WhereMount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: November 19 at 6:00 p.m.

What: All concerts are free to attend. Beer, wine & nibbles will be available. Grab your chair or blanket and join in for the last show in the fall outdoor concert series.

Showing of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt. 1

Where: Patriot’s Point Naval & Maritime Museum

When: November 21 at 6:15 p.m.

What: Sunset views and blockbuster movies with the Charleston Harbor in sight!

Log on and Lights Up

Where: Online Event for Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: November 21 at 7:00 p.m.

What: Towne Centre is bringing LIGHTS UP to you virtually. There will be holiday trivia and chances to win great prizes from Towne Centre stores and restaurants.

Two Blokes Fall Market

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: November 22 at 1:00 p.m.

What: Have some fun, buy some holiday gifts, and support some awesome local artisans, food vendors, and musical talents.

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A Town Proud Thanksgiving

Support your local businesses and make your Thanksgiving plans with Town Proud Certified Local Businesses in Mount Pleasant!​

Mount Pleasant’s Town Proud program helps residents, visitors, and business owners identify local businesses that are rooted here and make our coastal community so unique and resilient by diversifying our economy. By recognizing these businesses, we celebrate and promote the character, flavor, and culture of this place we call home. Continue below to find Thanksgiving special offers from Town Proud Certified Local Businesses!

Crave kitchen & Cocktails

Thanksgiving Take + Bake Menu

Cutoff for orders is Saturday 21 at 3:00 p.m.

Pep Rolls

Leave the Cooking to Pep Rolls

Thanksgiving meal that feeds 10

Hair Lab

Giving Away a Grill and a $750 Medspa Giftcard

Make 3 appointments via call/text/online! Every appointment is an entry to win.

Blue Sky Endurance

Mittens for the Miles Holiday Open House and Kickoff Event

Join BSE in stocking The Warming Center with some Mittens for the Miles.

This page is updated when new offers come in, so check back often!

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Mount Pleasant Town Proud Certified Local Business Program

Local businesses should be recognized for the investments they make into our local economy. In appreciation of their contributions to our community, the Town of Mount Pleasant is thrilled to provide the Town Proud Program.

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Around The Town: October 21 – October 27, 2020

Around The Town
October 21 - October 27, 2020

A local favorite celebrates turning 75, the Town welcomes a new business, and more events!

Mount Pleasant Seafood Celebrates 75th Anniversary!

Upcoming Events:

Check For Updated Operations due to COVID-19 Policies

Outdoor Comedy Show

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery

When: October 21 at 7:00 p.m.

What: This is a free show that is touring nationwide and is set to feature a lineup whose credits include top festivals, TV, and major club appearances.

Live Under The Oaks

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre

When: October 22 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Grab your chair or blanket for a fall outdoor concert series Live Under The Oaks. Concerts are free to attend. Beer, wine & nibbles will be available for purchase.

Fall Flicks at Carolina Park: Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

Where: Carolina Park Recreation Complex

When: October 23 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Come out to Carolina Park Recreation Complex Friday nights in October to eat dinner & watch an outdoor movie!

Market at the Mercantile

Where: Sweetgrass Mercantile

When: October 24 at 3:00 p.m.

What: 50+ vendors, live music, a tap truck, kettle corn, local farmers, and family fun!

Welcome 'Dental Care at Winnowing Way' to Town!

“We are so excited for the community to visit our office and meet our team,” said Dr. Miller. “Our practice offers a modern dental experience, paired with the most advanced dental technology. Dr. Miller and his dental team offer a wide variety of dental services, including take-home whitening, wisdom tooth extractions, oral cancer screenings, and general dentistry for the entire family.

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Around The Town for September 30 – October 6

Around The Town
September 30 - October 6, 2020

Sunflower Field at Boone Hall Farms

Find your perfect photo op in a field of sunflowers, enjoy live outdoor music, and more happening around the town this week in Mount Pleasant!

Live Under The Oaks Concert Series

 

Where: Towne Centre

When: October 1 at 6:00 p.m.

What: Grab your chair or blanket for the fall outdoor concert series, Live Under The Oaks.

Mex 1 Cornhole Tournament

Where: Mex 1 Park West

When: October 1 at 6:30 p.m.

What: Free cornhole tournament. There will be drink specials all night and prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. 

NOT-toberfest

 

Where: Two Blokes Brewing

When: October 3 at 12:00 p.m.

What: Outside music by BrotherMan at 5 p.m., food from The Immortal Lobster at 4 p.m., a special firkin, and the release of a new Tropical Hazy Pale Ale!

Opera On The Waterfront

 

Where: Memorial Waterfront Park

When: October 3 at 7:00 p.m.

What: FREE socially distanced event on the lawn at Memorial Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant. An exciting cast with international and national credits will perform a program of opera’s greatest hits. 

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