710 South Main Street
Summerville, South Carolina 29483
Phone: 217-714-4514

Follow us


  /  Blog

Spring Maypoles

In the 1890s, Victorian springtime traditions were steeped in simplicity and community spirit. As the chill of winter melted […]

Rediscovering Victorian Traditions in Springtime

In Victorian times, the seasonal transition from winter to spring was marked by a number of traditions, each adding […]

Victorian Easter

Easter holds a special place, especially in the Victorian era. Like most of Victorian life, a plethora of customs […]

Flowertown Festival

Summerville’s Flowertown Festival, an annual celebration of the town’s floral heritage, draws visitors with its blossoms and camaraderie. Dubbed […]

Check Out the Charleston Wine and Food Festival 2024

As spring greets the historic city of Charleston, South Carolina, the anticipation for the Charleston Wine and Food Festival [...]

Featuring Azul Mexicano in Summerville, SC

Summerville, South Carolina, is one of the best places to relax, unwind, and get the best of Southern cuisine. [...]

Visit the Southeast Wildlife Exposition 2024

South Carolina is one of the best places in the United States to see the beauty and wonder of [...]

Top 4 Romantic Activities in Summerville, SC, for Valentine’s Day

Summerville, South Carolina, has a charm that attracts couples looking for romantic experiences. Nestled amidst lush greenery and blooming [...]

Stop by Summerville for the 2024 Dolphin Dash

Summerville, South Carolina, known for its charm and community spirit, is a delightful destination for visitors throughout the year. [...]

Hall’s Chophouse, Must-Visit Fine Dining in Summerville

Summerville, South Carolina, is an exclusive traveler’s paradise that offers rich traditions, a welcoming community spirit, and some of [...]

Top Vintage Shops in Summerville, South Carolina

Summerville, South Carolina, is a gorgeous town known for its southern charm and welcoming atmosphere. For those visiting the [...]

Visit the Myles & Jun Yakitori Grill in Summerville

Summerville, known for its historic charm and welcoming hospitality, is also one of the best places in the South [...]

Celebrating Christmas in Summerville 2023

As the frosty air moves in and the ugly sweaters come out of storage, Flowertown in the Pines transforms [...]

Victorian Christmas Traditions

The Victorian era, from 1837 to 1901, left a significant mark on Christmas traditions, shaping the celebrations we know [...]

Get Ready for the Cocoa Cup 5k Summerville

The 10th Annual Nexton Cocoa Cup 5K, a much-anticipated event in South Carolina, will return to Summerville this Winter, [...]

Visit the 2023 Summerville Christmas Parade

This Christmas season, step into a winter wonderland and get ready to be swept away by the enchanting atmosphere [...]

A Victorian Celebration of Thanksgiving at Flowertown Bed and Breakfast

As the harvest season comes to a close, the crisp air and golden leaves of Autumn herald Thanksgiving, one [...]

Bexley Fish & Raw Bar Summerville, SC Review

Summerville, South Carolina, offers much in the way of retreats, southern comfort, and fine dining. One of the premier [...]

The Best Bars in Downtown Summerville

Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, Summerville is a charming destination that captures the essence of Southern hospitality [...]

Third Thursdays in Summerville, SC

Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, Summerville offers a unique tradition known as Third Thursdays in downtown for [...]

Celebrate Halloween at Boone Hall Fright Nights

Halloween, a time of mystery, magic, and make-believe, has always held a special allure for the young and the [...]

Scarecrows on the Square Summerville

For Summerville and surrounding communities, this event weaves community, creativity, and philanthropy into the festive spirit of Fall and [...]

Lexus Charleston Fashion Week 2023

Set amongst the iconic backdrop of downtown Charleston is the renowned Lexus Charleston Fashion Week, an annual Autumn event [...]

Everything to Know About La Rustica Summerville

Summerville, South Carolina, is known for its serene atmosphere, quiet nature, and gorgeous views. In addition to being one [...]

Things to Do in Hutchinson Square, SC

Nestled amidst the historic charm of Summerville lies Hutchinson Square, a captivating blend of nature, culture, and Southern allure. [...]

Get the Best of South Carolina BBQ at Swig & Swine

South Carolina, especially its Lowcountry region, holds a cherished spot on the map of America's barbecue. Here, barbecue isn't [...]

Celebrating a Victorian-Style Labor Day in Summerville, SC

Nestled in the heart of South Carolina, Summerville's historic charm is brought to life every year during Labor Day. [...]

Best Coffee Shops in Summerville, South Carolina

Nestled amidst the whispering pines of South Carolina, Summerville brews a unique kind of magic: its rich coffee culture. [...]

Featuring the Summerville Farmer’s Market

Nestled amidst South Carolina's lush landscapes, Summerville emerges as a gem for culinary enthusiasts and travelers alike. With its [...]

Creeping Fig

In the enchanting Lowcountry region, the iconic creeping fig (Ficus pumila) weaves its way into the hearts of residents [...]

What is a Sweetgrass Basket?

The art of weaving Sweetgrass Baskets, South Carolina's official state handcraft, was first introduced to the Lowcountry in the [...]

Low Country Fish Camp

Have You Ever Heard of a Lowcountry Fish Camp? What is a lowcountry fish camp? It's a seafood lover's [...]

The Charleston Battery

The Battery is one of Charleston’s most iconic landmarks. It’s a must-see destination for anyone visiting Charleston and offers [...]

Charleston and Summerville Restaurant Recommendations

The Lowcountry is known far and wide as one of the nation's top food scenes. Consistently ranked in the [...]

If you only have a day in Charleston…

1. Carriage Ride First and foremost, you simply must take a carriage ride through Historic Charleston. The Charleston Historic [...]

The History of Mother’s Day

Anna Jarvis, of West Virginia,  worked for three years petitioning for the Mother’s Day holiday to honor her own [...]

Top 5 Things to Do In Flowertown

Carol and Chris’s Five “Must Do’s” When Visiting Summerville and Charleston There is so much to do when visiting the [...]

Flower Town in the Pines

You likely are asking yourself what is all the chatter about Summerville’s motto: “Flower Town in the Pines?” Tens [...]

The Pickle Ornament Tradition

Have you ever wondered how one little glass ornament in the shape of a pickle became such a time-honored [...]

A Victorian Thanksgiving

A day of Thanksgiving has been recognized since the Pilgrims hosted Native Americans at Plymouth Rock. However, until 1863, [...]

Handel’s Messiah

Have you ever experienced goose bumps when you hear beautiful music? Does a lovely melody take you to a [...]

Dicken’s Christmas Carol Event

Experience Charles Dicken’s Christmas Carol from a completely new perspective Have you ever wondered what inspired Charles Dickens to [...]

Come support the 5th Annual Ugly Sweater 5k Dash (and walk)

And help raise funds for local families living with Alzheimer’s and dementia Did you know that you could win [...]

You don't have permission to register