Special Events

For information regarding special events or hosting an event, please contact us at hccevents@musc.edu.


The 9th Annual Gourmet & Grapes

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When: February 2-5, 2017

Where: The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, SC

Gourmet & Grapes offers five-diamond services and a variety of events to approximately 500 guests passionate about food and wine. The weekend begins Thursday evening with Gourmet & Grain, an event focused on bourbon and barbeque with tastings hosted by Julian Van Winkle. We continue on Friday with An Epicurean Affair, an exclusive, black-tie, private dining experience in The Ocean Room featuring four Top Chef contestants. Saturday continues with The Gourmet Culinary Luncheon Experience featuring an exquisite culinary demonstration, followed by the highlight of the weekend — The Wine Odyssey Gala. The gala features a variety of award-winning chefs from the Southeast Region, wineries from around the world, a silent auction, and a thrilling live auction. The weekend concludes on Sunday with a Farewell Brunch in The Ocean Room or golf at one of Kiawah Island Golf Resort’s courses. Join us for one event or stay for the weekend!

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Racquets for Recovery

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When: November 4-6, 2016

Where: Pine Forest Country Club, Summerville, SC

Racquets for Recovery is one of South Carolina’s award-winning, USTA sanctioned tennis tournaments. It is a weekend full of great tennis, delicious food and fabulous prizes, and proceeds support breast cancer patients at HCC. You don’t want to miss it! For additional information please email racquetsforrecovery@gmail.com.

34th Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival

When: January 29, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mount Pleasant, SC

The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the world’s largest oyster festival and has been named one of the “top 20 events in the southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society. The event is held rain or shine, and a portion of the proceeds benefit the Hollings Cancer Center.

Battle of the Badges

When: January 29, 2017

Where: Gahagan Park, Summerville, SC

Firefighters and Police Officers from throughout the Lowcountry will face off in this flag football competition to earn bragging rights and support MUSC. No tickets are required but donations are appreciated.

Head for a Cure logoHead for a Cure 5K

When: February 25, 2017

Where: Palmetto Islands County Park, Mount Pleasant, SC

Head for the Cure is coming to Charleston on Saturday, February 25th at Palmetto Islands County Park. Head for the Cure is a national nonprofit that raises money for the Brain Tumor Trials Collaborative, with a portion of the proceeds staying at MUSC. This event recognizes and celebrates the lives of those fighting brain cancer while honoring those who have passed. Help us in the race to defeat brain cancer step by step!

Swing for a Cure logoSwing for a Cure, Fighting Sarcoma by Celebrating Lives

When: June 23-24, 2017

Where: Kick-off Party at Harborside East, Golf Tournament at Patriots Point, Mount Pleasant, SC

In an effort to find better treatment options and ultimately a cure for sarcoma cancers, proceeds from the golf tournament and kick-off party benefit sarcoma cancer research and clinical trials at Hollings Cancer Center. Swing for a Cure has raised over $330,000 in support of this program.

HCC Golf logo22nd Annual Hollings Cancer Center Golf Tournament

When: September 2017

Where: TBD

Join us for our 22nd Annual Golf Tournament and enjoy a day of golf and fun with some of Hollings Cancer Center’s loyal supporters. With only 136 spots available, our tournament always sells out! The tournament features lunch, contests and prizes throughout the day, and an awards party following the tournament.

For more information, please contact Abby Parks at 843-792-1669 or parksab@musc.edu.