Regional Events

Note: Event date, venue and other details may change at short notice due to the pandemic. Please check all information at the official website before making plans to attend an event.

Through Spring 2021
Virtual Savannah Book Festival
Savannah
Virtual festival author lineup includes Michael Connelly, Sandra Brown, Jane Smiley, Brit Bennett, Dave Barry, James Lee Burke, John Connelly and Brad Thor. savannahbookfestival.org

January 29-31
“Oklahoma”
Charleston
A dark and confrontational hipster version of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s 1943 musical is presented for 21st century Broadway. North Charleston Performing Arts Center. northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com

January 31
Lowcountry Oyster Festival
Charleston
The “world’s largest oyster festival” and Top 20 Event in the Southeast includes more than 80,000 pounds of oysters, wine and beer, live music and children’s play area. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Boone Hall Plantation. Social distancing and masks required. Cashless event (credit and debit cards only). Admission $17-$25; food & beverage tickets separately. boonehallplantation.com

February 5-6
Fly Fishing Show
Duluth
Show includes casting demonstrations, classes, celebrity speakers, fly-tying instruction and materials, rods, reels and Friday night International Fly Fishing Film Festival. $5-$15. Free for Scouts under 16 in uniform and children 5 and under. Infinite Energy Center. flyfishingshow.com

February 6, 20, 27
Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes
Hilton Head
Learn the history of the sweetgrass basket from a local Gullah basket maker and start one of your own with locally found materials. Reservations required. Coastal Discovery Museum. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. $65. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223, coastaldiscovery.org

February 13-14
Winterfest Arts Tour
Northeast Georgia
Local and regional artists demonstrate their skills at three locations: Sautee Nacoochee Center, Unicoi State Park and Lodge and Helen Arts and Heritage Center. Food vendors and live music are present at some sites. Coved protocols in place. winterfestartstour.org

February 13-April 11
Orchid Daze
Atlanta
Annual indoor plant exhibition includes three main displays in the Fuqua Conservatory and Orchid Center. $18-$22. Children under 3 free. Atlanta Botanical Garden. atlantabg.org

February 15-19
Beaufort International Film Festival
Beaufort
Categories include animation, short, feature, documentary and student. $6-$325. Various venues. Covid protocols in place. beaufortfilmfestival.com

February 17-28
Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
Atlanta
Festival features films from around the world that explore themes of Jewish life, culture and history. Vote for your favorites and see guest filmmakers, actors, authors and academics. $14 and up. Various times and venues. ajff.org

February 20
Colonial Faire and Muster
Savannah
Experience life in Colonial Georgia during the 18th century with a military encampment, craft demonstrations, military demonstrations and period music and dance. Pandemic-related capacity limitations will apply. Noon. Free admission; some programs may have fees attached. Wormsloe Historic Site. gastateparks.org

February 26-28
Art-Tiques Vintage Market
Braselton
More than 125 vendors set up inside and outside at this Northeast Georgia market selling home décor, furniture, jewelry, vintage, farmhouse, primitives, rustics, mantiques, DIY, pottery, local artwork, boutique, repurchased creations. Includes live music and food trucks available Downtown Braselton. Free parking and admission. vintagemarkets.net

To have your event considered for publication, please submit materials to info@columbiacountymag.com. All listings require a two-month lead time.