45 results for martha zink

Apr 13 2022

Kiawah Island Garden Club Gazes Upon Middleton Place Gardens

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection It is a wonderful time to visit Middleton Plantation. Though the season for camellias is ending, the azaleas are ablaze on the famous hillside bank of the Mill Pond and all throughout the 110-acre property. In addition to abundant gardens Middleton contains monuments and beautiful sculptures.  The marble …

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Mar 28 2022

A House Tour With A View

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The 20th annual Art and House Tour, presented by Arts, etc., will take place on Kiawah Island Friday, April 8, from 1-5pm and will feature five unique homes which have never been opened to the public. They vary in architectural style from traditional to contemporary and their settings …

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Mar 17 2022

Palmetto Ballet Performs At Angel Oak Elementary

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection On Feb. 18, Angel Oak Elementary held its first in-person assembly since the beginning of the COVID pandemic and it was an exciting event for the fourth and fifth graders. It was also the first performance the Palmetto Ballet had given at the school since the pandemic, so …

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Mar 16 2022

Let The Bidding Begin!

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Art, jewelry, vacation packages and golf opportunities are among the luxury items now available to be auctioned on the Arts, etc website. The auction, held in conjunction with the Kiawah Arts, etc House Tour, will run until noon on April 9, the day after the house tour. All …

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Oct 14 2021

Local Non-profit Art Organizations Funded For 2021-22

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The mission of Arts etc. is to provide visual, performance and literary arts education to the youth of Johns and Wadmalaw Islands. Each year they fund local non-profit arts organization — our Program Partners — to bring selected programs to the schools. 2020 and 2021 presented challenges as …

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May 14 2021

Arts, Etc. Thanks Art And House Tour Business Sponsors

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Arts, etc. board and committees worked hard in preparation for the 2021 Art and House Tour, and were saddened to cancel it due to COVID-19 concerns and precautions. There were so many youths on the sea islands we were planning to support with arts enrichment programs. Therefore …

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May 13 2021

Cassique Club Chef Demonstrates Use Of Herbs In Cuisine

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection Michael O’Shaughnessey spoke to a large gathering of the Kiawah Island Garden Club in the Cassique herb garden and then prepared a wonderful herb-filled luncheon for them. O’Shaughnessey was originally from Ohio and came to Charleston in 2006 to attend the Culinary Institute of Charleston. After receiving his …

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Mar 25 2021

Arts Etc House Tour

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Board of Kiawah’s Arts etc. has made the difficult decision to postpone the Kiawah House Tour from May 7 of this year to April 8, 2022 due to concern for the health and safety of volunteers, members and guests resulting from the pandemic. Arts etc. volunteers have …

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Mar 03 2021

Herbs For Humans, Not Deer

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Garden Club toured Sea Island Savory Herbs on Chisolm Road, Johns Island on a warm, sunny day in early February. There are at least six large greenhouses in which herbs, flowers and trees such as fig are propagated, almost all from cuttings. One of the …

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Jan 27 2021

Magnificent Magnolias

By Martha Zink for The Island Connection The Kiawah Island Garden Club enjoyed a guided tour of Magnolia Gardens in January, led by Kate White, head of the Horticulture Department. Twenty-four members, wearing masks, of course, had perfect weather for the tour of the gardens and the house. Magnolia Plantation was established in 1685, one …

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