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September Savings: South Carolina Aquarium and Magnolia Gardens

The South Carolina Aquarium, Charleston’s number one family attraction, and Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, the city’s most visited plantation, are offering families an opportunity to visit both attractions at a specially reduced price in September.

A $5 discount off the admission price to the Aquarium and Magnolia is available beginning September 1 through 30, 2015. Discount coupons are available from the Aquarium’s and Magnolia’s websites. The coupons can’t be combined with any other discounts to […]

First Day Festival in Charleston

Just a few more days until school starts here in the Lowcountry—and that means it’s time for the annual First Day Festival in Charleston. The festival, which is hosted by the Mayor’s Office for Children, Youth and Families, will take place on Liberty Square August 16 from noon until 4 p.m. The festival is designed to get kids excited about returning to school and making sure they have the supplies and support they need. […]

Beyond the Classroom: Whole Foods and GrowFood Carolina

On Thursday, October 16, the South Carolina Aquarium, in partnership with Whole Foods Market and GrowFood Carolina, will be hosting an exciting “Beyond the Classroom” event at the GrowFood Warehouse at 990 Morrison Street.

This event is presented by the Aquarium’s newest donor community, the Watershed Society. Featuring delicious, local, and sustainable dishes from the chefs at Whole Foods Market, Edmund’s Oast and Oak Steakhouse, the evening will highlight tips and best practices related to sustainable […]

“Tanked” Inspired: How We Built the Great Ocean Tank

We are incredibly excited to be part of the Animal Planet network TV Show “Tanked.” Our curator, David Wilkins, collected freshwater fish for an Aquarium at the Horry County Museum for the episode which airs tonight (Sept.26, 2014) at 10 p.m. on Animal Planet. All of this was documented by a TV crew who followed David on his fishing expedition to South Carolina’s Upstate region. Being part of the TV show “Tanked” had us […]

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