Event: The 1st Annual Tour de Ashley!
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The 1st Annual Tour de Ashley!

October 22, 2017


Charleston Waterkeeper’s Tour de Ashley is a unique event celebrating the Ashley River’s heritage and community. The one-day event, sponsored by Toyota and Waterkeeper Alliance, offers locals and visitors alike the chance to connect with the river in a personal way, learn about its history and environment, and celebrate its future and its community.

Join us for a great day given over to our Ashley River!


Celebrate your Ashley River @ theBEND — 3 to 7 pm — free

Join Charleston Waterkeeper and our friends at theBEND for a celebration of the Ashley River’s history, its future, and of course, its people (that’s you)! You’ll get to experience theBEND, a special property overlooking a long turn in the Ashley River that is a nod to Charleston’s evolving spirit of collaboration, creativity, and community. The line up includes all local music from the good folks at Awendaw Green, epic tacos and bites from Rebel Taqueria and King of Pops, and a very special selection of local brews from our friends at Tradesman Brewing and Low Tide Brewing. You’ll also have a chance to meet and talk with many of the people and organizations working preserve the Ashley River’s history and environment.

Bring some friends, some family, a few chairs, and enjoy this community free community gathering celebrating the Ashley River and the unique community that surrounds it. RSVP today!

RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/tour-de-ashley-at-thebend


Experience your Ashley River @ Middleton Place – 10 am and 12:15 pm – $65

Join Charleston Kayak Company and explore a five mile section of the Ashley River near Middleton Place Plantation that looks the same today as it did 200 years ago. This unique and intimate paddle experience is lead by Luke Pope-Corbett and his team of professional guides and naturalists. Your Charleston Waterkeeper, Andrew J. Wunderley, will also be on hand to talk about the issues impacting the river’s health. Tickets are $65 and 100% of the proceeds will support Charleston Waterkeeper’s work to protect and restore the Ashley River for fishing and paddling. Space is limited for this special experience.

Book your spot today: http://charlestonkayakcompany.com/special-events/


Connect with your Ashley River – All Day – free

Like to fish, paddle, take pictures, or just float? Spend a day (or just an hour or two) on the Ashely River and share your experience by tagging Charleston Waterkeeper on Facebook, @charleston.waterkeeper, Twitter @chaswaterkeeper, or Instagram @chaswaterkeeper. We’ll choose a few of our favorites to win some great Charleston Waterkeeper swag. Get on the water and show your love for your river, its history, and its people!

Don’t know where to get wet or drop a line? No problem. Find your new favorite spot with the American Rivers Ashley River Blue Trial map: http://www.bluetrailsguide.org/rivers/ashley/

Share: #tourdeashley #myriver #ashleyriver #splashseries

Waterkeeper Alliance SPLASH Tour de Ashley to benefit Charleston Waterkeeper: for more information on the SPLASH Event Series, presented nationally by Toyota, please visit www.splashseries.org


October 22, 2017


3775 Azalea Drive
North Charleston, SC 29405
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Charleston Waterkeeper
(843) 607-3390