Nov 7, 2022
Lauren Joseph: All of the Things You May Not Know About Brookgreen Gardens
On this episode of Mount Pleasant Podcast, Lauren Joseph, the Director of Marketing at Brookgreen Gardens talks about the Brookgreen Gardens (nonprofit) which is for children and adults of all ages in Murrells Inlet, South Carolina featuring Botanical Gardens, American Sculpture, Lowcountry History and a Lowcountry Zoo.
The 22nd annual Nights of a Thousand Candles, named "Best Christmas Lights in South Carolina" by Travel+Leisure Magazine, can be seen on 19 different nights between Nov 26, 2022 and Jan 1, 2023. Nights of a Thousand Candles actually has 1,000 candles, millions of lights, about 9 miles of extension cords, and they hand light about 2,700 candles every night.
Lauren mentions music, entertainment, food, drinks that's available as you visit Brookgreen, the benefits of memberships at Brookgreen Gardens and the discounts you can get (and benefits like a preview night for Nights of a Thousand Candles on Nov 25, 2022).
She also mentions some of the different events like Brew at the Zoo, Spring Wine Festival, Romance in the Gardens, rotating art exhibits, Summer Light: Art by Night.
Lauren also shares a tip for a favorite spot that's often overlooked, although many people drive right by it.