Mount Pleasant Magazine Jan/Feb 2022

21 www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www.MountPl easantPodcas t . com --------------------------------------------------------------------- REIGN OF RICE LECTURE SERIES, 2022 CULTURAL ENVIRONMENTS THAT SUSTAIN RICE HERITAGE When: Feb. 11 at 1 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Jon Smalls of Freewood Farms - “Farming Values that Sustain Rice Heritage.” --------------------------------------------------------------------- EDWIN MCCAIN When: Feb. 12 at 7 p.m. Where: Charleston Music Hall A Charleston fave, McCain is called the “great American romantic” by the New York Times and has built an enviable career over the past 20 years by balancing his massive pop success with the year-round touring schedule of a tireless troubadour. His hit songs, authentic spirit and surprisingly affable sense of humor keep fans coming back time and time again for nights that feel more like parties with old friends than rock concerts. --------------------------------------------------------------------- ROMANCE IN THE GARDENS When: Feb. 14 from 1-3 p.m. and 4-6 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Celebrate Romance in the Gardens by renewing your wedding vows on Valentine’s Day! A nondenominational ceremony will be held at the boat landing at Brookgreen Creek, followed by a reception at the Leonard Pavilion. --------------------------------------------------------------------- ALVIN AILEY AMERICAN DANCE THEATER When: Feb. 15 & 16 at 7:30 p.m. Where: Charleston Gaillard Center Truly great dance can be a window to the heart and soul, revealing our deepest selves. Let the dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater take you on a path of discovery. --------------------------------------------------------------------- RICK SPRINGFIELD: STRIPPED DOWN When: Feb. 17 at 7:30 p.m. Where: North Charleston Coliseum& Performing Arts Center Rick will be treating fans to a special series of intimate solo performances with storytelling. You do not want to miss your chance to see Rick perform and get up close and personal with the man and his music. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CAMP HAPPY DAYS ANNOUNCES ITS 31ST ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA When: Feb. 25, 2022 Where: Festival Hall (formerly Memminger Auditorium) Join us for a Cárnival-themed, festive “Hello, Rio! Gala”; an evening of fun, delicious food, signature cocktails, costumes, live music and fundraising auctions filled with exclusive items and packages to support children with cancer. --------------------------------------------------------------------- JAMES GREGORY When: Feb. 27 at 6 p.m. Where: Charleston Music Hall For decades, the unforgettable caricature of veteran comedian James Gregory has stood grinning with his shirt untucked, his arms outstretched and a carefree welcome to a down-home, hilarious comedy experience. The trademark caricature is the essence of James Gregory’s comedy: ribtickling reflections on life from the front porch. calendar of events