Mount Pleasant Magazine July/August 2023

20 www. ReadMPM. com | www.MountPl easantMagaz i ne. com | www. ShemCreekRes taurant s . com ONGOING Beach Reach Shuttle to Isle of Palms When: Saturdays and Sundays until 9/4/2023. Times vary so please confirm with CARTA. Where: Market Center Boulevard Mount Pleasant Towne Centre has once again partnered with CARTA to serve as the stop location for the Beach Reach Shuttle, a free seasonal park-and-ride shuttle providing a connection between Mount Pleasant and Isle of Palms. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Gold Pass for Charleston County Parks When: A full year of family fun and adventure! Check individual park hours on their website. Where: Charleston County Parks Did you know Charleston County stretches along 89 miles of coastline along the Atlantic? It also encompasses 1,358 square miles of land, marshes, rivers and wetlands. Your Gold Pass to the Charleston County Parks provides you, your friends and family access to explore and create memories at 21 county parks that include trails, festivals, concert series, water parks and more for one annual price! --------------------------------------------------------------------- Awendaw Green When: Every Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Where: Awendaw Green A converted old barn is a centerpiece of an outdoor live music space that features food and bonfires and a showcase of local talent. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Play Dayz When: First Tuesday each month from 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre Mount Pleasant Towne Centre invites kids ages 10 and under to join us for Play Dayz at The Oaks, featuring exciting and engaging activities for you and your children to enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------- Meet The Animals When: Daily at 2:30 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Explore the world of animals native to the southeast as an interpreter introduces you to a live animal in an interactive setting in this 30-minute program at the Campbell Center Program Shed. --------------------------------------------------------------------- Mother Nature’s Cafe When: Daily at 11 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Walk through the Lowcountry Zoo and the Floyd Family Heritage Farm with an interpreter and observe the animals’ natural behavior as they are fed a snack in this informative 50-minute tour. --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Creek Excursion When: Daily through 11/23/2023 at 11:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Cruise the creeks on a 48-foot pontoon boat. You will pass historic rice fields, now home to alligators, waterfowl and osprey, as an interpreter helps you see the distinctive landscape of the rice plantations and understand the role of enslaved Africans in cultivating the rice crop and shaping the history of the Lowcountry. --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Oaks Excursion When: Daily through 11/23/2023 at 11:30 a.m., 1:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Ride in their mini-bus to the site of the Oaks Plantation. Learn the history of the prominent Alston family during the colonial and antebellum eras. Visit the Alston family cemetery and grounds of the slave village. Along the way, see the natural beauty of a protected longleaf pine forest. --------------------------------------------------------------------- The Trekker Excursion When: Daily through 11/23/2023 at 10:30 a.m., 12 p.m., 1:30 p.m. Where: Brookgreen Gardens Calendar of Events