Mount Pleasant Magazine March/April 2024

81 | | entertainment Mount Pleasant comes alive with the sight of spring, offering a delightful array of experiences for residents and visitors alike. As we usher in a vibrant new season, the blooming azaleas, jasmine, wisteria and magnolias provide the perfect backdrop to explore local events, galleries and eateries. The following are activities and attractions we are sure you’ll enjoy. APPRECIATE ART Mark your calendars for the 2024 ArtFest on Saturday, March 23 at Mount Pleasant Towne Centre from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. ArtFest brings together local music, dance and visual arts performances by some of the area’s most talented creatives. ArtFest is for art lovers of all ages and offers free parking, admission and activities. Open daily, the Sweetgrass Basket Pavilion at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park is a cultural arts exhibit on the history of Gullah sweetgrass basket making where local basket makers demonstrate their craft. Discover the materials, weaving techniques and endless functions of beautiful Lowcountry wares. Delve into Mount Pleasant’s artistic side by visiting the many art galleries, photography studios and art museums around town. From the Perspective Gallery to the Charleston Artist Collective and more, meet fellow art lovers to learn about local artists, their work and inspiration. Spring Attractions Field trips for family and friends BY ISABEL ALVAREZ ARATA