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2025 Schedule of Events

2.16
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
General Admission

DockDogs® Registration Opens

SEWE is proud to host one of the nation's most popular DockDogs® events. Watch dogs of all kinds and skill levels compete in various water jumping competitions. “Waves” of competition […]

2.16
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
VIP

VIP Private Preview Hour | Charleston Place

Before SEWE opens to the public, you’ll already have insider access to preview and snag your new art in the SEWE Fine Art Gallery. For VIP benefactors only.

2.16
9:00 AM—10:00 AM
VIP

VIP Private Preview Hour | Marketplace at The Gaillard Center

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

2.16
10:00 AM—12:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by Charleston County Park & Recreation

Intro to Archery at Johns Island County Park

Share the love of archery with your family. Bring the kids and learn basic archery instruction at beautiful Johns Island County Park. Then practice your archery skills on both block […]

2.16
10:00 AM—5:30 PM
General Admission

DockDogs® Competitions

Champion dogs showcase jumping & retrieval talents

2.16
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.

2.16
10:30 AM—11:30 AM
Non-Ticketed

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

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

2.16
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.

2.16
11:00 AM—12:00 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 […]

2.16
11:00 AM—12:00 PM
General Admission

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

Join Copley Fine Art Auctions’ decoy specialist Colin S. McNair for an Introduction to American Bird Decoys Exhibit Tour on Friday and Saturday at 11 am.

2.16
11:30 AM—12:30 PM
General Admission
Presented by Purina ProPlan

Retriever Demonstration with 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.

2.16
12:00 PM—12:30 PM
General Admission

Chef Demo | Culinary Institute of Charleston Chef Instructor and Founder of Sofrito Project Reina Gascón-López with Tyson and Julia Waddell of Blue Ridge Rabbit Meat Company

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 […]

2.16
12:00 PM—12:30 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 […]

2.16
12:30 PM—1:00 PM
General Admission

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration at Brittlebank Park

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.

2.16
1:00 PM—1:30 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo | Commissioner of Agriculture Hugh Weathers and Blanche Weathers with Sherman Mack of Cherry Point 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 […]

2.16
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 […]

2.16
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.

2.16
2:00 PM—2:30 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo | 2024 South Carolina Chef Ambassador Leslie Rohland of the Cottage with a South Carolina Farmer

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 […]

2.16
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
Non-Ticketed

Birds of Prey Flight Demos

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

2.16
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.  

2.16
2:00 PM—3:00 PM
General Admission

Jeff Corwin: Live Animal Show

Television personality, author, and conservationist, Jeff Corwin joins us once again to entertain and delight SEWE attendees with live animals at the Gaillard Center. Seating is first-come, first-served.

2.16
3:00 PM—3:30 PM
Non-Ticketed
Presented by South Carolina Department of Agriculture

Chef Demo | Colectivo Chef Alex Yellan with Harleston Towles of Rooting Down 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 chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.

2.16
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Beacon Community Bank

Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt and Auction

Artists paint or sculpt an original piece in just one hour.

2.16
3:00 PM—4:00 PM
General Admission
Presented by Purina ProPlan

Retriever Demonstration with 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.

2.16
3:30 PM—4:00 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 […]

2.16
4:00 PM—4:30 PM
General Admission

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration at Brittlebank Park

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.

2.16
4:00 PM—5:00 PM
General Admission

Auction following Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt

The live auction for attendees to bid on the one-of-a-kind paintings and sculpture produced in just sixty minutes by participating SEWE artists and painters during the Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt.

2.16
4:00 PM—5:00 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 […]

2.16
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 […]

2.16
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.

2.16
6:00 PM—9:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by The Dewberry

The Dewberry Artist-In-Residence: Chris Maynard

The Dewberry is pleased to welcome celebrated "featherfolio" artist, naturalist, and conservationist, Chris Maynard, as the Artist-in-Residence for SEWE 2024.

2.16
6:00 PM—10:00 PM
Special Event
Presented by SCWA

SCWA Annual Sportsman’s Ball

Sportsman’s Ball will feature an impressive live auction, silent auction, raffles, drinks, and great food.

2.16
6:30 PM—10:30 PM
Special Event

Ducks Unlimited Oyster Roast & Lowcountry Cookout

One of the largest Ducks Unlimited events in North America hosted by Ducks Unlimited and East Cooper Chapter.

2.16
7:30 PM—9:30 PM
Special Event

Lowcountry Lyrics: A Writer’s Round

New at SEWE 2024, this unique and intimate writers round will offer a memorable evening of live entertainment, storytelling and camaraderie featuring the writers and singers behind some of music’s biggest acts.

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