Mount Pleasant Magazine Sept-Oct 2023

70 | | - ------------------------------------------------------------------- MOJA ARTS FESTIVAL Sept. 28-Oct. 8, 2023 Overview: MOJA Arts Festival is a series of events celebrating African-American and Caribbean arts. Most events are free or can be attended for a small ticket price and allow attendees to experience the music, visual arts, crafts, dances, poetry, history of African-American and Caribbean customs and traditions and their impact on cultures across the world. Event Dates: Sept. 28: Opening Day Street Parade starting at 6 p.m. at Marion Square Sept. 29: Dock Street Theatre presents “Yankee Bajan,” an original play by Linda Parris-Bailey. Sept. 29: Reggae Block Dance Party starting at 6 p.m. at Brittlebank Park Oct. 6: Poetry Experience at Founders Hall starting at 7:30 p.m. at Charles Towne Landing Oct. 7: Grammy award-winners Charlton Singleton, Quiana Parler and friends presenting the New Jack Swing era of ’80s and ’90s R&B at Charleston Music Hall Oct. 8: MOJA Finale at Hampton Park Details: A full list of events and ticket information can be found at --------------------------------------------------------------------- EVENTS AT BOONE HALL PLANTATION Sept. 23-Oct. 29, 2023 Overview: Nothing says ‘fall’ quite like a pumpkin patch and no one in Mount Pleasant does it better than Boone Hall Plantation. Since 1997, Boone Hall has been the family destination for fun fall activities. They feature an 8-acre corn maze, petting zoo, tractor tours, inflatable slides, a live interactive honeybee exhibit, food vendors and more! And don’t forget to pick up your fall pumpkin for sale at the patch. If it’s a touch of the macabre you craze, then Boone Hall Fright Nights is the place for you! Special features include three ghoulish attractions: “Carnage” the haunted house, a 40,000 square foot outdoor attraction called “Freaks Unleashed” and a 2-mile haunted hayride called “The Last Ride.” This event sells out almost every year so don’t miss it! Event Dates: Boone Hall Fright Nights will run for 17 nights from Sept. 23 through Oct. 29. The Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from Sept. 29 to Oct. 29. Details: There are two types of tickets available: The “ScreamPass” includes one admission to all three attractions for $38. The “VIP Faster To The Fear” pass for $65 includes one admission to all three attractions using special expedited access lines which reduce the wait times to enter each attraction. There is also an expedited security check-in for VIP ticket holders. For complete event details and to purchase tickets for the Pumpkin Patch, visit special_event/the-boone-hall-pumpkin-patch. For complete event details and to purchase tickets for Fright Nights, visit --------------------------------------------------------------------- 2023 FALL PARK CIRCLE ART WALK Oct. 14, 2023 Overview: This is a unique, interactive art experience like no other. Attendees will use a special event map to guide their walk, bike, golf cart or drive around Park Circle as art, live music and performances will take place at homes, businesses and parks throughout the area. Food trucks, craft vendors and local artists will also have items for sale. Details: This all-day event will run from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The final map and information about artists and vendors will be posted to Facebook and Instagram. --------------------------------------------------------------------- CHARLESTON BEER WEEK Oct. 29-Nov. 5, 2023 Overview: 2023 marks the 10th anniversary of this week-long celebration of Charleston’s own craft beer brewing traditions. Beer Week focuses on the craft beerloving community and the more than 35 local breweries and brewpubs. There are multiple events including tap takeovers, educational events, meet-the-brewer opportunities, beer dinners and outdoor activities. Details: Information about special events and participating breweries can be found at arts & entertainment