Business Briefs - October 3, 2019
THE ‘WATERFEST’ AT THE WATERFRONT
The Waterfront, a new condominium village being developed by East West Partners, is hosting its first community social event. The Waterfest will take place on Saturday, Oct. 5 at Daniel Island Children’s Park and the Wando River Dock off River Landing Drive starting at 11 a.m and ending at 1p.m.
According to a press release, participants “will enjoy fun by the water learning, playing, and eating to enjoy the final days of warm weather! They will also be among the first to meet InDIgo, the new Daniel Island Ferry.”
The event will feature various hands-on, water-themed educational opportunities focused on marine life, water sports, and water conservation and pollution, all presented by various experts from around the Charleston area.
As for the entertainment, attendees will enjoy live music and specialty dishes from Dockery’s, a local family-friendly restaurant on Daniel Island. In addition, kids can cool off with a handful of fun water games, including: sponge run, water balloon toss, gutter races and cup-to-cup.
The Waterfront represents the last parcel of riverside property on Daniel Island, and will provide East West Partners’ “renowned commitment to creating community,” continued the press release. To learn more about The Waterfront, visit www.TheWaterfrontDI.com.
NEW SATURDAY FARMERS MARKET ON DI
The Lowcountry Farmers Market is now open for business on Daniel Island. This brand new farmers market is the newest market for the Lowcountry Farmers Market and runs every Saturday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the parking lot at Providence Church, located at 294 Seven Farms Drive (note: this is a temporary location). The market will move to its permanent location at Guggenheim Terrace once construction has been completed.
The market feature farmers’ fresh produce, food trucks, and a variety of local artisans each week.
Lowcountry Farmers Market has previously organized and operated the Daniel Island Night Market located at Smythe Park. For more information, visit them on Facebook @lowcountryfm.
ISLAND EXPRESSIONS CELEBRATES GRAND RE-OPENING
Island Expressions invited the community to stop in on Sept. 25 to celebrate the shop’s grand re-opening under new owners Dyan and Pete Heineck. Dyan had worked at the popular location in the Publix shopping center as a framer for eight years before she and her husband bought the store, which specializes in unique gifts and custom framing. Formerly owned by Daniel Island residents Sara and Ed Cooper, the shop has been adding inventory over the last few weeks and plans to offer more framed artwork.