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Awendaw is located in Charleston County northeast of Charleston between McClellanville and Whitehall Terrace near Bulls Bay. A town on Highway 17 in the Francis Marion National Forest.

Awendaw is part of the Charleston-North Charleston metro area.

Awendaw is located in The Cape Romain community. Situated between Charleston and Georgetown in Charleston County, South Carolina, the town is surrounded by the 350,000 acres of The Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge, the Francis Marion National Forest, and the Santee Coastal Reserve.

Named after the Seewee Indian tribe, Awendaw grew slowly over the years beginning with the Seewee Barony in 1709 and later re-named Awendaw Barony. The Barony, a 12,000 acre plantation, was visited by George Washington during his Southern Tour in 1791.

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Colleton County Rice Festival Walterboro SC April26-28 Rice Run-Walk, Dog Show, Open Car Show. Performance by Common Ground.
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Spoleto Festival Charleston SC May24-June9 Spoleto Festival has firmly established itself as one of the world’s major arts festivals and as one of the most significant arts organizations in the Southeast.
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Savannah Irish Festival Savannah GA February15 This weatherproof family event offers a celebration of Irish Heritage through music, song, dance, entertainment, food, art, vendors, crafts and much more. Held in February. Call for more details.