Festivals, Events & More

FESTIVALS Through Oct. 26

North Carolina

Smithfield, Oct. 3-5. Ava Gardner Festival. Details:

Wilmington, Oct. 3-5. Wilmington Riverfest. Details:

Morehead City, Oct. 3-5. N.C. Seafood Festival. Details:

Dillsboro, Oct. 4. Colorfest. Details:

Salisbury, Oct. 4-5. Autumn Jubilee. Details:

South Carolina

Charleston, Oct. 2-26. Charleston Fall Tour of Homes. Details:

Camden, Oct. 2-4. Carolina Downhome Blues Festival. Details:

Columbia, Oct. 4. Bella Italia’s Italian Festival. Details:

Conway, Oct. 4. Conway Fall Festival. Details:

North Charleston, Oct. 5. Latin American Festival. Details:


Family-friendly fall festlval at Brookgreen Gardens

Brookgreen Gardens will stage its annual Harvest Home Weekend Festival Oct. 4-5, with family friendly activities from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. both days. There will be live music, special boat excursions on the creeks ($8, $4 for kids), wagon hayrides, a craft tent for kids, scarecrow building (you bring its clothes) and performances from costumed characters from the attraction’s Enchanted Storybook Forest. Festival admission is free with regular admission ($14, $7 for ages 4-12). Details:

John Bordsen