Cool Summer Evenings

Wednesday, Thursday and Friday June 8 - August 5

Come for dinner and stay for evening boat rides, live entertainment, and ‘just for kids’ activities when the gardens stay open until 9 p.m. The Pavilion Restaurant is open until 7 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. The Lowcountry Trail, Zoo, the Enchanted Storybook Forest, and Nature Connects Art with LEGO Bricks closes at 8 p.m.

All entertainment is included in garden admission which is good for seven days! Boat rides are at 5, 6, and 7 pm. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for children in addition to garden admission.

Click to download the Wednesday and Friday Live Music Schedule! It features almost every genre of music including jazz, Celtic rock, R & B, country, bluegrass, pop, big band, and more! Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to Wednesday and Friday performances that begin at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 15 - Sea-Cruz , Beach/Boogie
Friday, June 17 - Javier Jazz Project
Wednesday, June 22 - Paperwork, Pop/Rock
Friday, June 24 - Stirling Bridge, Celtic Rock
Wednesday, June 29 - The Stilettos, Rock
Friday, July 1 - Locust Honey, Bluegrass
Wednesday, July 6 - U "N" I, Jazz
Friday, July 8- Javier Jazz Project
Wednesday, July 13 - High Steppin' Country, Country/Variety
Friday, July 15 - Common Ground, Bluegrass
Wednesday, July 20 - Prettier than Matt, Folk/Pop
Friday, July 22 - Mike Frost, Jazz
Wednesday, July 27 - Paperwork, Pop/Rock
Friday, July 29 - Shem Creek Boogie Band, Beach/Boogie
Wednesday, August 3 Concert rescheduled for August10 - TruSol, Pop/Rock
Friday, August 5 - Ross Holmes, Standards/Big Band
(Subject to Change without Notice)

Thursday evenings, are Family Nights with "A Pirate’s Journey Along the Creeks" aboard The Springfield. The pontoon boat rides are at 5, 6, and 7 pm. At the end of the trip, you'll find the treasure chest and kids pick a keepsake coin from the chest to take home. Each child also gets a pirate hat and a treasure map that is theirs to keep. Arrrgh… don’t be a landlubber and miss the boat! See you on board! (Regular boat ride tickets required)

The Children's Discovery Room is open until 7 pm and has 30,000 LEGO® bricks available for kids to play with during their visit. June 16 and July 14, "LEGO Talks" will feature First LEGO League (FLL) members presenting demonstrations of robots, talking about their projects, and sharing information about FLL from 5:30 – 6:30 p.m., in the Lowcountry Center Courtyard.

Beginning June16, we'll show a LEGO movie at 6:30 pm in the Lowcountry Center Auditorium and Nature Connects Art with LEGO Bricks® will be open until 8 pm in the Zoo!









No outside alcoholic beverages are permitted and picnics must only be enjoyed in the Picnic Areas.

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