Labor Day on the Green
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park
St. Helena Island. 11am. Program with speakers and choirs.
Old-fashioned farmers market with festivities, fish fry, homemade
ice cream. (843)838-2432, www.penncenter.com
Edisto Pride-Beach/River Sweep
Edisto Island Open Land Trust
Hampton County Arts Council
Friends of the Arts Appreciation Banquet
Palmetto Theater in Hampton, (803)943-3100
Hilton Head Island
RE/MAX Children’s Miracle Network Doubles Tournament
Men’s/Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Children’s Singles
Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament
An island Labor Day weekend tradition, benefits 20 children’s
Wheelchair Tennis Championships
Van der Meer Tennis Center. The world’s top wheelchair tennis players compete.
Seafood Jazz & Brew
Shelter Cove Community Park.
Variety of foods from Island restaurants, music, contests, waiter’s races,
children’s entertainment. (843)686-4944
Battle of Parker’s Ferry
Site of the ambush of the British by General Francis Marion on August 30, 1781.
He and a force of four hundred Patriots battled five hundred and forty British
at the Battle of Parkers Ferry, forcing them to withdraw to Charleston
This is an annual Re-enactment of the Battle of Parker’s Ferry with Hesians,
Patriots, British soldiers, cannons and sutlers. Battlefields open at 10am.
Yemassee Shrimp Festival
Boat parade, battle of the shrimp,
arts & crafts, unique shrimp cuisine.