Posted on: March 24, 2017

Charleston Outdoor Fest set for April 21-23 at James Island County Park!

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CHARLESTON) – Celebrating 27 years of showcasing the paddlesports and outdoor recreation community, the Charleston Outdoor Fest returns April 21 - 23 at James Island County Park. Featuring one of the country’s premier showcases of cano...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Mullet Haul Trail Run set for April 22

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[JOHNS ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks invites runners and walkers of all experience levels to the 7th annual Mullet Haul Trail Run. The race features a 5K, 10K and a 10K relay on the trails of Mullet Hall Equestrian Center at Johns Island County P...

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Posted on: March 10, 2017

Lowcountry Cajun Festival set for April 2

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(JAMES ISLAND) – Get ready for some ragin’ Cajun fun right here in Charleston! The 26th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival returns to James Island County Park on Sunday, April 2, 2017 from 12 – 6 p.m. 

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Posted on: February 24, 2017

Wine Down Wednesday returns March 22!

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[WEST ASHLEY] –Wine Down Wednesday returns to Old Towne Creek County Park this spring with a four-part series kicking off March 22! The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission invites the Lowcountry to enjoy this future park in West Ash...

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Posted on: March 13, 2017

New Hops and Vines event debuts at McLeod this spring

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[JAMES ISLAND] – Charleston County Parks is proud to introduce a new evening event at beautiful McLeod Plantation Historic Site! Hops and Vines debuts April 13.

The new special event will feature live music, beer, wine and a food truck, in the gorgeo...

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Posted on: February 19, 2017

Archery Range now open at Johns Island County Park

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[JOHNS ISLAND, SC] – Johns Island County Park proudly opened a new outdoor archery range on Feb. 14. The range is now open daily to the public for archery.

Featuring six targets ranging from 10 yards to 50 yards in distance, the range is accessible f...

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Posted on: March 7, 2017

Artwork at SK8 Charleston part of Lowcountry Local First “Love a Local” Campaign

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[CHARLESTON, SC] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission’s new skate park, SK8 Charleston, recently became a site for an art installation. Lowcountry Local First (LLF) installed the piece in February in honor of its 10th anniver...

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Posted on: February 21, 2017

McLeod Plantation kicks off new art series March 4

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) proudly presents a new four-part art series at McLeod Plantation Historic Site, with the first event taking place March 4 and 5.

The historic plantation on James Island wil...

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Posted on: February 13, 2017

SK8 Charleston skate park to host Grand Opening Special Events March 4 & 11

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[CHARLESTON] -- The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) is set to open a premier concrete skate park, known as SK8 Charleston, with grand opening special events on Saturday, March 4 and Saturday, March 11.

Located at 1549 Oceanic Stree...

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Posted on: January 31, 2017

Summer Camp registration opens March 8!

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(CHARLESTON) – Summer is coming! For parents looking to make the season one for kids to remember, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) offers many opportunities for children and teens to explore their environment and expe...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

New Chair Elected to Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission

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[CHARLESTON COUNTY] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) recently changed leadership with the election of a new commission chair, former Vice Chair Andy Thomas.

Other changes in the commission include the election of former Secret...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

CCPRC staff conducting workshop on interpreting African American History and Culture

[CHARLESTON, SC] – On Jan. 15 - 22, the Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) will conduct a seven-day workshop designed to inspire excellence in the interpretation of African American History and culture and provide professio...

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Charleston County Parks staff member wins SC Environmental Awareness Award

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[CHARLESTON] – Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC) staff member Mark Madden was presented with the 2015 South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award on Dec. 5. This award recognizes outstanding contributions made toward the ...

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Posted on: August 19, 2016

McLeod Plantation Historic Site awarded for having nation's best wayside exhibits

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[JAMES ISLAND] – The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission (CCPRC)’s McLeod Plantation Historic Site was recently recognized by the National Association for Interpretation (NAI) for having the nation’s best wayside exhibits.

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