Family Fun: Weekend Events June 17-19

Dads and their families are invited to a free Father's Day fishing seminar on Sunday at the Mount Pleasant Pier. (File/Wade Spees/The Post and Courier)

Dads and their families are invited to a free Father’s Day fishing seminar on Sunday at the Mount Pleasant Pier. (File/Wade Spees/The Post and Courier)

This weekend features a bounty of events for all interests, from reading to dancing to fishing. Keep reading for details, plus learn about some free Father’s Day specials.

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Family Fun: Weekend Events June 10-12

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Summerville will again try to break a record for the World’s Largest Iced Tea on Saturday. (File/The Post and Courier)

This weekend brings finale performances and fireworks as the curtain closes on another season of Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto arts festivals. Plus, the town of Summerville is hosting a really big tea party. Keep reading to learn more.

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Family Fun: Memorial Day Weekend Events, May 27-30

The colorful Seed & Feed Marching Abominable band performs during Piccolo Spoleto Family Day in 2014. (File/The Post and Courier)

The colorful Seed & Feed Marching Abominable band performs during Piccolo Spoleto Family Day in 2014. (File/The Post and Courier)

Charleston’s big arts festivals, Spoleto USA and Piccolo Spoleto, roll into town this Memorial Day weekend. On a related note, the Gibbes Museum of Art holds a grand re-opening Saturday after a two-year renovation. Keep reading for the full weekend scoop.

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Family Fun: Weekend Events May 20-22

Animal programs are just one of many activities for families during the Bulls Bay Nature Festival on Saturday. (Photo by David Quick/The Post and Courier)

Animal programs are just one of many activities for families during the Bulls Bay Nature Festival on Saturday. (Photo by David Quick/The Post and Courier)

Explore the Lowcountry’s flora and fauna this weekend during the Bull’s Bay Nature Festival in Awendaw. Or search for feathered friends during free bird walks at two Charleston-area historic sites. Other weekend highlights include an Out to Lunch event at Hampton Park, RiverDogs games, and a ballet performance of a fairy tale classic. Keep reading to learn more.

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Family Fun: Weekend Events May 13-15

http://www.dreamstime.com/stock-photo-honeybee-flower-image48374220On Saturday, the Mixson Farmers Market will host Honey Do, a celebration of local honey with beekeeping demos, honey tastings and more. You can also catch some good deals this weekend, including a free play day at the Children’s Museum, a free fishing “rodeo,” free outdoor movies, free music events and more. Plus, military personnel get complimentary admission to the Charleston Battery soccer game on Saturday. Keep reading for details.

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Family Fun: Weekend Events May 6-8

Enjoy dancing, food and more during the Spring Greek Fest this weekend. (File/The Post and Courier)

Enjoy dancing, food and more during the Spring Greek Fest this weekend.
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There’s a lot to look forward to this Mother’s Day weekend, including the annual Moms Run, Spring Greek Fest, and the North Charleston Arts Fest finale and fireworks show. Plus, Charleston County water parks open for the season.

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Family Fun: Weekend Events April 22-24

The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation includes strawberry-themed fun, rides and other entertainment. (Photo by Wade Spees/The Post and Courier)

The Lowcountry Strawberry Festival at Boone Hall Plantation includes strawberry-themed fun, rides and other entertainment. (Photo by Wade Spees/The Post and Courier)

It’s a big weekend for festivals, with celebrations of strawberries, rice, Earth Day and seafood on the calendar. Keep reading to learn about these and other events going on around town.

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