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Who’s heading out to the annual Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) this weekend in downtown Charleston? Check out these can’t miss events and exhibits.
The top must go to SEWE event every year is the annual DockDogs competition. Dogs of all breeds compete in various water jumping exercises. The three main events are Big Air, Extreme Vertical, and Speed Retrieve. Competitions take place in Brittlebank Park all three days of the expo with the finals taking place Sunday afternoon.
Birds of a Feather Ladies Brunch Benefit
Presented by Norton & Hodges, the inaugural Birds of a Feather Ladies Brunch Benefit will be held at the Francis Marion Hotel on Saturday. The benefit will include a silent auction, unique raffle items, live painting by artist Peggy Watkins and appearances by “feathered friends.” Proceeds benefit the Ivan Carter Wildlife Conservation Alliance.
Dust off your boots for the second annual Lowcountry Social. Enjoy BBQ from world-renowned pit masters, bluegrass music by the fire with the Bluestone Ramblers and an open bar. The event takes place on the water at Brittlebank Park. Invite your friends and celebrate the best of the South. Purchase tickets here.
Ducks Unlimited Oyster Roast
Because you can’t have a good Southern event without oysters and a good time. On Friday night head out to the Charleston Visitors Center Bus Shed for the annual Ducks Unlimited Oyster Roast. Enjoy oysters, a Lowcountry cookout, open bar, music and live and silent auctions. Purchase tickets here.
Birds of Prey Flight Demos
Presented by BP America, check out one of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE. Attendees can see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls, and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system. Demos happen in Marion Square throughout every day of the festival.
For more information on the festival and events visit, www.sewe.com.