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2023 Schedule of Events

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 […]

2.19
10:00 AM—4:30 PM
General Admission

DockDogs® Competitions

Champion dogs showcase jumping & retrieval talents.

2.19
10:00 AM—5:00 PM
General Admission

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview and offer the opportunity to view world-class paintings and fine bird carvings from their Winter Sale 2023.

2.19
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.

2.19
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.

2.19
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.

2.19
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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Beacon Community Bank

Live Art Series: Pencil It In

As part of our new live painting series, watch SEWE artists sketch in pencil, scratchboard & graphite.   Artists: Ray Gamradt, Cole Johnson, Terry Miller, Nelson Tucker & Ray Brown

2.19
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 […]

2.19 - 2.20
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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
12:00 PM—1:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Chef Rashaunda Grant of The Carolina Cookery with Jed Watson of Watsonia Farm and Guest Emcee KJ Kearney

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 […]

2.19
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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
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 […]

2.19
1:00 PM—2:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Topsoil Chef Adam Cooke with Brett Gates of Noonday Farms at Landrum

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 […]

2.19
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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • 2023 SC Chef Ambassador and Indigenous Underground Chef Erica McCier with Farmer Josh Johnson

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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
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.

2.19
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 […]

2.19
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo • Cudaco Chef Shaun Brian with Jeff Massey of Livingston’s Bulls Bay Seafood

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 […]

2.19
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.

2.19
3:30 PM—4:30 PM
General Admission

2022 DockDogs® Finals

Champion dogs showcase jumping & retrieval talents

2.19
4:00 PM—4:15 PM
Special Event
Presented by YETI, Ducks Unlimited, Scout Boats & Beretta

SEWE Raffles

Win brag-worthy prizes with our SEWE 2022 raffles. Drawings will take place Sunday, February 20th.

2.19
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.

2.19
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 […]

2.19
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 […]

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