At the Joye Law Firm, we are proud of what we do and we are honored to be a part of our community. We established Joye in the Community to give back to our neighbors, support local education, help local charities, and improve the health and well-being of those around us. Joye Law Firm is proud to share this event information with you; however, our firm is not directly affiliated with these events or organizations. Please contact them directly for more information. Check out the local events going on in Charleston, SC in March 2017.

Charleston Food & Wine Festival

This 5-day event includes demonstrations, classes, dinners, tastings, culinary traditions, all while raising funds for charities and scholarships. The Artisan Market is a one-stop sample and shop marketplace that offers a stunning array of local and regional artisanal brands, all available for you to take home. The Third Space features award-winning chefs hosting 70+ demos throughout the weekend. This interactive space will also be the spot for some recreational activities! There are many other areas to sit and sip, experience top restaurant’s creations, snack on delicious foods, grab a complimentary beer glass, and enjoy live music.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Charleston Food & Wine Festival

Date: March 1-5th

Cost: depending on dates and events

Learn More: All attendees must be at least 21 years old, for schedule and tickets visit

Los Lonely Boys

The Charleston Music Hall presents Texican rock’n’roll band, Los Lonely Boys.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Los Lonely Boys in concert

Date: March 3rd

Time: doors open at 7, show begins at 8

Cost: Tier 2 – $29.50, Tier 1 – $39.50

Location: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.

Learn More: visit

Tyler’s Hope Challenge Putt-Putt Challenge

Tyler’s Hope for a Dystonia Cure is bringing the fight against dystonia to Charleston, South Carolina. Join the first annual Putt-Putt Challenge at the Charleston Fun Park. This event will include live music, food, beverages for all ages, raffles, and dystonia speakers giving updates on research and answering questions. All funds raised will go directly back to dystonia research

Event at a Glance:

Event: Tyler’s Hope Challenge Putt-Putt Challenge

Date: March 4th

Time: 4pm

Cost: Children – $20, Adults – $30

Location: Charleston Fun Park, 13351 Progress Blvd.

Learn More: visit

Where the Wild Things Run 5K

The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission hosts its annual Where the Wild Things Run, a 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, March 4th. This event takes place through the trails of the beloved Caw Caw Interpretive Center, which is known for its wildlife Runners and walkers will be rewarded with beautiful vistas and hopefully a sighting of a “wild thing” or two. Light food and beverages will be held following the race.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Where the Wild Things Run 5K & Walk

Date: March 4th

Time: race starts at 8:30am

Cost: $34

Location: Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Highway, Ravenel, SC

Learn More: The 5K run and walk is for ages 10 and up. Ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult chaperone. Register online at

Teddy Bear Picnic

“Here, There and Everywhere with Parker Bear” is a children’s book written by the Conservancies’ Volunteer Park Angels and photographed by Charleston photographer Libby Williams. The eighth Teddy Bear Picnic is hosted by the Charleston Parks Conservancy and will have a special guest this year: Parker Bear! Enjoy kid-friendly musical entertainment, puppets and hip hop dancing. Dress your bear in his best outfit in the bear fashion show. Plus, other activities include face painting, seed planting, cookie decorating, crafts and hula hooping. The afternoon wraps up with a teddy bear parade.

Families are invited to bring a picnic lunch, blankets and chairs to enjoy an afternoon in the park. Food trucks will have food available for purchase.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Teddy Bear Picnic

Date: March 5th

Cost: Books are $12 or two for $20

Location: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Drive

Learn More: to pre-register for the picnic visit

Norah Jones Live in Concert

9-time Grammy winner, Norah Jones, will be live in concert on Friday, March 10th!

Event at a Glance:

Event: Norah Jones live in Concert

Date: March 10th

Time: 8pm

Cost: tickets available at the North Charleston Coliseum Advance Ticket Office

Location: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Learn More:

Live Well Fest 2017

Explore the wellness village and marketplace, learn about holistic healing, mindfulness in the workplace and natural medicine from local experts. Shop and learn about wellness lifestyle and products at the marketplace and meditate with pop up classes with local yoga teachers.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Live Well Fest 2017

Date: March 11th

Time: 11am – 5pm

Location: Mt. Pleasant, 712 S Shelmore Blvd.

Learn More:

St. Paddy’s Pawlooza

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day a little early this year at Wannamaker County Park on March 11th, at the 3rd annual St. Paddy’s Pawlooza. This dog-friendly special event will give people and their pets the chance to celebrate together in the park. Attendees will enjoy live music, beverages and food. The Michael Martin Band will perform live in the large dog park area, where pups can run around off leash. Then venture to the adjacent meadow area for beer and food trucks.

Event at a Glance:

Event: St. Paddy’s Pawlooza

Date: March 11th

Cost: $5 per person, food and beverages are available for an additional cost

Location: Wannamaker County Park, 888 University Blvd.

Learn More: Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Pets must be restrained or leased when not in the off-leash dog park.

South Carolina Stingrays Hockey

Come out to support our local hockey team, the South Carolina Stingrays!

Event at a Glance:

Event: South Carolina Stingrays Hockey

Date: March 2017 Schedule –

March 11th, 12th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 26th, 28th, 31st

Location: North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Learn more: for full schedule visit

Columbia City Ballet Presents Swan Lake

Enjoy a magical night as the Columbia City Ballet performs Swan Lake, hosted by Kiawah Island. This ever-popular ballet featuring a night full of enchantment and fantasy. Columbia City Ballet offers audiences all over the Southeast with the highest quality and popular ballets.

Event at a Glance:

Event: Swan Lake Ballet Performance

Date: March 14th

Time: 7:30pm

Cost: tickets complimentary

Location: East Beach Conference Center

Learn More:

About the Author

Mark Joye is the Head of the Litigation Department at the Joye Law Firm. A Board-Certified Trial Advocate with nearly 30 years of litigation experience, he currently serves on the Board of Governors for the American Association for Justice and is a past president of the South Carolina Association for Justice. In a recent trial, Joye headed a trial team that secured $17 million for a family killed in a tractor-trailer accident.

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