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2023 Schedule of Events

2.17 - 2.18
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
Non-Ticketed

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the […]

2.18
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
VIP

Private Preview Hour

Purchase your favorite piece of art, before SEWE opens to the public.

2.18
10:00 AM—2:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by Norton + Hodges

Birds of a Feather Ladies Brunch Benefit

A must-do event for the women of SEWE.

2.18
10:00 AM—5:30 PM
General Admission

DockDogs® Competitions

Champion dogs showcase jumping & retrieval talents.

2.18
10:00 AM—6:00 PM
General Admission

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview of select lots from their Winter Sale 2023.

2.18
10:00 AM—6:00 PM
General Admission

The Sporting Showroom at the Charleston Marriott

New at SEWE 2023. For the ultimate sportsmen and women, located on the second floor of the reimagined Charleston Marriott.

2.18
10:30 AM—11:00 AM
General Admission
Presented by PalmettoPride

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by PalmettoPride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.

2.18
10:30 AM—11:30 AM
General Admission

Sheep and Duck Herding Demos

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.

2.18
10:30 AM—11:30 AM
General Admission

Forrest Galante: Live Storytelling

As an American outdoor adventurer, television personality and wildlife biologist, Forrest Galante will entertain and enlighten SEWE patrons with live presentations. Galante hosts Discovery Channel's flagship Sharkweek every year, and now has multiple wildlife shows on the air, including Mysterious Creatures with Forrest Galante and Extinct or Alive. Seating is first-come, first-served.

2.18
10:30 AM—11:30 AM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by National Marine Mammal Foundation

National Marine Mammal Foundation Dolphin Doctor Hands-On Workshop Experience

NMMF will conduct interactive Dolphin Doctor: On the Front Lines of Marine Mammal Medicine workshops for SEWE participants. This program focuses on marine mammal medicine, science, and technology, and applications […]

2.18
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
General Admission

Exhibition Tour with Copley Fine Art Auction’s Decoy Specialist Colin S. McNair

Please join Copley Fine Art Auctions’ Decoy Specialist Colin S. McNair for an exhibition tour on Saturday and Sunday at 11:00 am.

2.18
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Copley Fine Art Specialist, Colin S. McNair

Special Lecture Series with Copley Fine Art Specialist, Colin S. McNair

Walking exhibition tours will be led by Copley Fine Art Auctions’ Decoy Specialist, Colin S. McNair, during SEWE weekend. Details: Topaz Room in the Charleston Marriott, 11 AM on Saturday […]

2.18 - 2.19
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
Non-Ticketed

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the […]

2.18
11:30 AM—12:30 PM
General Admission
Presented by Purina ProPlan

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog”

The Wildrose British Labrador demonstration pack with the professionals of canine nutrition, Purina ProPlan, will be featured at Brittlebank Park.

2.18
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Chef Emily Meggett author of Gullah Geechee Home Cooking: Recipes from the Matriarch of Edisto Island with Greg Johnsman of Marsh Hen Mill

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented […]

2.18
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by National Marine Mammal Foundation

National Marine Mammal Foundation Dolphin Doctor Hands-On Workshop Experience

NMMF will conduct interactive Dolphin Doctor: On the Front Lines of Marine Mammal Medicine workshops for SEWE participants. This program focuses on marine mammal medicine, science, and technology, and applications […]

2.18
12:30 PM—1:00 PM
General Admission

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration

Fly fishing casting lessons with Orvis at Brittlebank Park. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site.

2.18
12:30 PM—1:30 PM
General Admission

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will introduce the wonders of the natural ecosystems and give SEWE attendees an up-close look at alligators, bobcats, foxes, birds of prey, snakes and much more. Seating […]

2.18
1:00 PM—1:30 PM
General Admission
Presented by PalmettoPride

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by PalmettoPride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.

2.18
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
General Admission

Boykin Spaniel Society presents “Meet the Gundogs” Retriever Demonstrations

Retriever Demonstration “Meet the Gundogs” Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how […]

2.18
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Malika Canteen Chef Maryam Ghaznavi with Farmers Don and Paul Quattlebaum of White House Farms

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented […]

2.18
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by Purina Pro Plan

Purina Pro Plan Flying Disc Dog Demonstrations

The high-flying Purina® Pro Plan Performance Team is a collection of some of the world’s most athletic canines. Come watch the team perform amazing flying disc routines.

2.18
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
General Admission

Special Decoy Lecture with Dick McIntyre

Join Dick McIntyre, owner of Collectable Old Decoys, as he discusses the art and history of the decoys made and used in the Carolinas. Details: Topaz Room in the Charleston […]

2.18
1:30 PM—3:30 PM
Special Event
Presented by Charleston County Park & Recreation

Combing the Caw Caw Wilderness

The Caw Caw Interpretive Center just south of Charleston contains a variety of South Carolina Lowcountry habitats that are known for their beauty and wildlife. Join a naturalist to explore […]

2.18
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • 2023 SC Chef Ambassador and Kounter Chef Rob Masone with Crescent Farm Famers

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented […]

2.18
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
General Admission

Sheep and Duck Herding Demos

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.

2.18
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Beacon Community Bank

Live Art Series: Opposites Attract

As part of our new live painting series, watch SEWE artists Lori Dunn and Jen Starwalt paint in two opposing mediums.  Artists: Lori Dunn & Jen Starwalt  Additive vs. Subtractive […]

2.18
2:00 PM—3:30 PM
Special Event
Presented by Jack Daniels Master Distiller

Whiskey Tasting Experience

New on SEWE Saturday, only 60 tickets will be sold for this exclusive whiskey-tasting experience with a curated selection of fine whiskey, lite bites and enlightening conversation in an intimate setting.

2.18
2:00 PM—4:00 PM
Special Event

Cocktails & Conservation with Garden & Gun

Grab a cocktail and join us at the Garden & Gun offices for compelling conversations focusing on wildlife, sporting, culture, and conservation.

2.18
2:30 PM—3:30 PM
General Admission
Presented by Ducks Unlimited

Wings Over Water: Film Showing Presented by Ducks Unlimited

Wings Over Water, a film co-produced by Ducks Unlimited and narrated by award-winning actor Michael Keaton, will showcase the importance of the Prairie Pothole Region of North America as a […]

2.18
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Non-Ticketed

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the […]

2.18
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Chef Amethyst Ganaway with Local Crabber Tia Clark of Casual Crabbing

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented […]

2.18
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Purina ProPlan

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog”

The Wildrose British Labrador demonstration pack with the professionals of canine nutrition, Purina ProPlan, will be featured at Brittlebank Park.

2.18
4:00 PM—4:30 PM
General Admission
Presented by PalmettoPride

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by PalmettoPride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.

2.18
4:00 PM—4:30 PM
General Admission

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration

Fly fishing casting lessons with Orvis at Brittlebank Park. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site.

2.18
4:00 PM—5:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by SEWE and Ducks Unlimited

Exclusive Excursions Auction

Come join DU & SEWE for an exclusive trip auction at the Charleston Marriott on SEWE Saturday.

2.18
4:30 PM—5:00 PM
General Admission

National Marine Mammal Foundation Short Films with Panel Discussion

The NMMF will showcase three short films featuring NMMF-led conservation stories at the Gaillard Center during SEWE weekend. These showings will include a panel discussion and Q&A featuring NMMF scientists […]

2.18
4:30 PM—5:30 PM
General Admission

Boykin Spaniel Society presents “Meet the Gundogs” Retriever Demonstrations

Retriever Demonstration “Meet the Gundogs” Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how […]

2.18
4:30 PM—5:30 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by Purina Pro Plan

Purina Pro Plan Flying Disc Dog Demonstrations

The high-flying Purina® Pro Plan Performance Team is a collection of some of the world’s most athletic canines. Come watch the team perform amazing flying disc routines.

2.18
6:00 PM—10:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by SCWA

SCWA Annual Duck Shuck Oyster Roast

With live music, live and silent auctions, raffles and hot oysters, this casual party is a fun evening.

2.18
7:00 PM—11:00 PM
VIP

SEWE Soiree

A night filled with live music and good times—the perfect send-off for the weekend.

2.18
7:30 PM—10:30 PM
Special Event

2023 Lowcountry Social

BBQ, open bar & bluegrass music by the fire.

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