Adventures In Charleston, Inc. is adept at planning fun and entertaining activities for spouses of group meeting attendees. If your group includes spouses who will have their own free time, let us help make their stay enjoyable in this beautiful and historic city. The following are just a sampling of the Spouse Programs available -- there are many more!
A Lowcountry luncheon is the perfect complement to any tour. We can arrange your luncheon in a private home or garden or at a nearby plantation. Transportation to and from your hotel can be arranged as well.
House Tour and Tea
Stroll along Charleston's historic residential district , where you will be invited in to see two lovely antebellum homes. Refreshing tea will be served in a charming private garden!
Silver Lecture by Dawn Evers the "Charleston Silver Lady"
Dawn Evers, "The Charleston Silver Lady," is nationally known for her appearances on public television. She has also presented her program around the nation, as well as closer to home at the College of Charleston Antiques Symposium. Her shop, D. Bigda, located in the heart of the antique district on majestic State Street, overflows with fine silver, jewelry and antiquities from the four corners of the earth. Dawn Evers will join you to share her knowledge of Victorian silver in an interactive, hands-on presentation. A perfect activity for both the serious collector, as well as the novice.
Enjoy visiting some of Charleston's best shops and boutiques. Check out King Street , where you will find stunning shoes and purses, and take a walk into the Historic Marketplace where you'll visit with local artisans. Your tour will include a special visit to a private handbag shop where the designer will visit with you as you enjoy champagne and strawberries and continue onto lunch at an authentic Southern Restaurant.
The French Quarter of Charleston has become home to many spectacular art galleries. Today we will feature six galleries on a leisurely stroll and your professional artist/guide will provide an insider's view and understanding of the Charleston art landscape. The tour will conclude with a private reception with refreshments to include wine and chocolates.
Charleston Cooking School
Get behind the scenes understanding of some of Charleston's best chefs and their restaurants that have created the Lowcountry Cuisine Renaissance. On the 21/2 hour waking tour you will visit several great restaurants where you will explore the history of the restaurant, learn about the chefs approach to culinary excellence, have the menus interpreted by a pro, and tour the kitchen for a close up peek at just what it takes to produce those fabulous meals.
"Find the photographer within". Whether your photography skills are that of a beginner or an expert, you are surely to enjoy this walking tour of the city. A professional tour guide will walk along with you describing the history of the city and suggesting unique and creative shots to take throughout your tour. You then arrive at the Center for Photography, where you will learn to manipulate your favorite photograph to create a professionally looking print, that you will want to take home and frame!