Charles Pinckney National Historic Site to Host Music Under the Oaks , a Summer Concert Series, Starting June 2, 2018

Historic house with oak trees
The grounds and historic house at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site

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News Release Date: May 10, 2018

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MOUNT PLEASANT, SC – The "Music Under the Oaks" free summer concert series begins June 2, 2018 at 11 am at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, located at 1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant. The one-hour concert will feature African drumming and dance from the Lowcountry artists of NIA Productions.  Two other concerts will be held July 7 and August 4 from 11 am - 12 pm. All three concerts are free. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs or a picnic blanket, sunscreen, and insect repellent. 


Summer Concert Schedule:
 
June 2: NIA Production African Drumming and Dance
 
July 7: Ann Caldwell
 
August 4: The Plantation Singers
 
"Charles Pinckney National Historic Site offers the perfect venue for these open-air concerts - there's plenty of room to stretch out and relax or dance under the beautiful live oaks. We're looking forward to enjoying the music of these inspirational and talented artists," stated Superintendent Tracy Stakely
 
The park is open Wednesdays through Sundays from 9 am - 5 pm, except Thanksgiving, Christmas Day, and New Year’s days. It is a fee-free site. The site is home to an 1828 Lowcountry coastal cottage that serves as a museum and visitor center. Park grounds boast ornamental gardens and towering canopies of live oak and Spanish moss. Exhibits tell the story of Charles Pinckney and his contributions to the US Constitution, the United States as a young and emerging nation, and 1700s plantation life. Visitors can enjoy films, exhibits, archaeological displays, the grounds and nature trail, picnicking, photography, Junior Ranger activities and ranger programs as available.
 
Now entering its second century, the National Park Service continues to explore new ways to help visitors connect and find their parks. For more information on park news, events and programs you can follow us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/PinckneyNPS, or visit the park website at www.nps.gov/chpi or call 843-881-5516. The park is located at 1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464.You can also share your park experience with others by posting on social media with the hashtag #FindYourPark. Come find yours today!
 



Last updated: May 10, 2018

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