Special Events

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


Gourmet & Grapes logo12th Annual Gourmet & Grapes

When: January 30 – February 2, 2020

Where: The Sanctuary, Kiawah Island, S.C.

Gourmet & Grapes offers a variety of exclusive food and wine events the entire weekend on Kiawah Island. The festivities begin on Thursday evening with Gourmet & Grain, a BBQ and bourbon mash-up Guests then join us Friday night for An Epicurean Affair, a black-tie dining experience in The Ocean Room. We begin Saturday with The Gourmet Culinary Brunch featuring your favorite brunch items and bubbles, followed by the highlight of the weekend – The Wine Odyssey Gala. The gala features lively auctions while guests mingle with our culinary talent and sip distinctive wines from around the world. Guests can join us for one or all of the weekend’s events.

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Lowcountry Oyster Festival logoLowcountry Oyster Festival

When: January 26, 2020, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. 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. Highlights include the legendary "Oyster Shucking" and "Oyster Eating" Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area and a "Food Court" showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste. This event is a charitable fundraiser and Hollings Cancer Center is one of the benefitting charities.

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Head for a CureHead For the Cure

When: Saturday, February 15, 2020

Where: Charleston, SC

Head for the Cure raises hope, awareness and funding in the fight against brain cancer. This 5K event serves as a rally call for those battling brain cancer now and tributes to those we’ve lost.

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Bridge Run logoCooper River Bridge Run

When: April 4, 2020

Where: 645 Coleman Boulevard,Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Registration is open for the 43rd annual Cooper River Bridge Run! If you’d like to fundraise on behalf of Hollings, be sure to select "Hollings Cancer Center" as your charity of choice! You can also email hccevents@musc.edu if you’d like to join us as a volunteer.


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