Fall Activities Abound in Georgetown County, South Carolina

Events Feature Musical Tributes, Art Exhibits, a Wooden Boat Show and more

GEORGETOWN COUNTY, S.C., Sept. 13 /PRNewswire/ — Energizing concerts, gallery tours, antique shopping, live theater, succulent dining, unique crafts, wine tasting and an estimated 100 classic boats on display along the downtown boardwalk. Nestled along South Carolina’s pristine coastline, Georgetown County has something for everyone this fall with the Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art, the Atalaya Arts and Crafts Festival, the 16th Annual Wooden Boat Show and much more.

The 2005 Pawleys Island Festival of Music and Art, which begins Sept. 30 and ends Oct. 23, features 12 musical and art events, including a concert with three-time Grammy Award winning jazz saxophonist Branford Marsalis, the Pawleys Island Wine Festival, children’s theater production of Pinocchio and a 1940s-style music and dance revue. All events are held at Brookgreen Gardens, a National Historic Landmark. Tickets are available online, or through the Festival office at 843-237-4774. For detailed event information, visit www.pawleysmusic.com.

The Atalaya Arts & Crafts Festival takes place each September at the site of the historic “Atalaya” castle at Huntington Beach State Park in Litchfield. This year, the event will be held September 22-25. Hundreds of juried artists and their works of art ranging from pastels, oils, glass, woodworking, sculpture, and more will be displayed for the public to view. Food, beverages and music are provided for visitors. For further information, please call 843-237-4440.

And finally, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. visitors can enjoy the 16th Annual Wooden Boat Show. Georgetown will celebrate its appreciation for wooden boats and its maritime heritage with demonstrations, entertainment, music, food and rowing relay races on the Sampit River. An estimated 100 classic wooden boats will be displayed in the water along the boardwalk and on Front Street. For more information, call 877-285-3888 or visit www.woodenboatshow.com.

Georgetown County, the oldest family resort area in the nation and one of the newest All-America communities, extends from Garden City Beach south to the Santee river at the Charleston County line and offers visitors an array of opportunities – from fishing and boating to historical tours, a variety of dining experiences, 15 public golf courses, quaint inns and upscale resort accommodations, and more. For more information on Georgetown County, including an up-to-date listing of events, please visit our Web site at www.visitgeorgetowncountysc.com.

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