As warm weather pulls boat lovers outdoors; Freshfields hosts annual Boat and Marine Show

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On March 20th and 21st, a lineup of sleek new watercraft will line the biways of Freshfields Village for its annual Boat and Marine Show.

The festivities kick off on Saturday from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and continue on
Sunday from noon until 6 p.m. Discover the newest offerings and latest gear from Duncan’s Boats, Butler Marine, Sea Ray of Charleston, and many more.  Enjoy live animal presentations, cast-net clinics, kayak and fishing demonstrations along with an array of information on services, equipment, and accessories.

Also featured at the event will be Charleston’s award winning Dragon Boat team showing off their skills and techniques at the Village pond with an in-water demonstration. The Charleston Dragon Boat encourages the importance of physical and psychological wellness after cancer treatment through their sport.  Proceeds from the Boat Show will go to Charleston Dragon Boat.

Enjoy live music from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and on Sunday from 1 to 4 p.m.  Food and drinks will be available, and not to mention, plenty of shopping. Located at the crossroads of Kiawah, Seabrook and Johns Islands, Freshfields Village offers dozens of unique locally-owned boutiques, galleries, restaurants and more.