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Stay at a Downtown Charleston Hotel for the Wildlife Expo!

There are some many things to do and see in Charleston, one weekend might not be enough time to see it all. When you stay with the French Quarter Inn, a historic downtown Charleston hotel, you are walking distance away from all the best attraction, dining and shopping that Charleston has to offer.  The French Quarter Inn’s luxury accommodations and amenities are perfect for a relaxing weekend vacation. If you need an excuse to visit Charleston, then come for the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition held the 15-17th of February this year.

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is a three-day celebration of nature that features artwork, crafts and collectibles, live animals shows and more. Held in the downtown historic district of Charleston, the first exposition was held in February of 1983, with around 100 exhibitors and 5,000 people in attendance. The SEWE has only grown in the past thirty years into include over 500 exhibits and artists and now regularly has more than forty thousand attendees to its events.

This year’s events include:

Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt and Auction -the talented SEWE artists will have one hour to create a piece from start to finish. The finished products will be displayed for everyone to see before they are auctioned off. This event is being held on feb. 15th at Charleston Place.

DockDogs Competition Waves – Watch high-flying dogs launch themselves off the docks at Brittlebank park to catch a toy.  Competitions will be taking place on 15th, 16th and 17th at 10 with the finals on Sunday the 17th at 4 pm.

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show– the staff of Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will be showing off some amazing animals and explaining about their habitats and life at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday the 17th at 11 am and 3 pm.

If this sounds like an event you don’t want to miss, book your stay at the French Quarter Inn today, or contact their helpful staff with any questions.

Posted in News by French Quarter Inn on January 14, 2013