In The Low Country Community

September 29, 2022

Black Food Truck Festival Returns For Fall Event

The Black Food Truck Festival is returning this fall to celebrate Black businesses and culture with food and family friendly entertainment.

Tickets are on sale now for the two-day festival on Nov. 19-20 at the Exchange Park fairgrounds in Ladson.

The springtime festival drew 15,000 people from all around the Carolinas, which generated more than $1 million for Black-owned businesses in the Charleston region.

The food trucks returning to this year’s festival will include Peace of Soul, Mr. B’s, Keoni’s and Nothin’ But Chicken.

Food trucks making their festival debut will include Fab Sliders, Mother Smokin’ Good, Xperience Kulture and Heavenly Cheesecake.

The entertainment lineup for Saturday will consist of The Greg Loney Experience, Trap Jazz All Stars and Red Sample Band. Those performing on Sunday are Psycodelics, Black Noyze and Live in the Flesh Experience, followed by La'Faye & the Fellas and The MVP Band as the festival finale.

The festival will run from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for general admission, or 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. for VIPs.

The Exchange Park Fairgrounds is located at 9850 U.S. Highway 78 in Ladson.

Early-bird admission is $20 for one-day or two-days for $35, and children 12 and under are admitted free. Tickets do not include food and pets are not allowed.

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Honoring Teddie E. Pryor, Sr.

You are invited to a ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday, October 14, 2022 at 10:00 AM honoring Teddie E. Pryor, Sr. The ceremony is being held at the Social Services Bldg, located at 3685 Rivers Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405.

Cast Off Fishing Tournament at Mount Pleasant Pier

Saturday, Oct. 15, 7 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Anglers of all ages and experience levels are invited to catch fish, fun, and prizes at the Mount Pleasant Pier’s Cast Off Fishing Tournament series. The pier is built on pilings from the old Pearman Bridge, which have become a haven for many types of fish.

Fee: $10 ages 13 and up, $9 for members of the military, $8 seniors and ages 12 and under, and $5 fishing pass holders

Ages: All ages, chaperones are required for ages 15 and under.

Delta Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. Presents a RHOyal Gala Centennial Celebration

The ladies of the Delta Iota Sigma Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Incorporated invite you to Rhoyal Gala Centennial Celebration on Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Alfred Williams Community Center, 4441 Durant Avenue, Charleston, SC 29405.

Doors open at 5 PM, Tickets are $50. The official after party is at Chill & Grill. Cover charge is $10.

For additional information please contact Mary Ravenel (843) 834-5221, Barbara Wigfall (843) 822-6441, or email