2010 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

May 15
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Joe Idleman

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The 2010 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston, South Carolina, is a one-of-a-kind event that celebrates wildlife, nature, the environment, food, and the arts. This annual gathering attracts over 35,000 visitors, making it the largest wildlife art and nature event in the United States.

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Overview of the Event

The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) is a premier event that brings together wildlife enthusiasts,2010 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition Articles artists, and outdoor adventurers. The 2010 edition promises an exciting lineup of activities, including exhibitions by over 120 wildlife artists, birds of prey demonstrations, dog competitions, and special appearances by renowned wildlife expert Jack Hanna. Additionally, the event features numerous outdoor outfitters and guides, ensuring there's something for everyone.

Key Highlights

  • Wildlife Art Exhibitions: Over 120 artists showcasing their work.
  • Birds of Prey Demonstrations: Live flight demos and educational sessions.
  • Dog Competitions: Exciting events featuring retrievers and dock dogs.
  • Special Guests: Appearances by Jack Hanna and other wildlife experts.
  • Cooking Demonstrations: "Wild in the Kitchen" series featuring top chefs.

Detailed Schedule of Events

Wednesday, February 10

Time Event Location
5:30 PM Opening Reception The Mills House Hotel
7:30 PM Game Dinner Halls Chophouse

Thursday, February 11

Time Event Location
1:00 PM Preview Afternoon Charleston Place
7:00 PM Preview Gala and Auction Charleston Place

Friday, February 12

Time Event Location
9:30 AM Dock Dogs Brittlebank Park
10:00 AM All Exhibits Open Multiple Locations
10:30 AM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Eddie Moran Gaillard Auditorium
11:00 AM Charleston Cooks! Cooking Demo Classes Charleston Cooks!
11:00 AM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
11:00 AM Lecture: "Intro to Plein Air Painting" by Heiner Hertling Art Institute
11:00 AM Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show Gaillard Auditorium
11:30 AM Birds of Prey Flight Demo Marion Square Park
12:00 PM Fly Fishing Demonstration Brittlebank Park
12:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Frank Lee Gaillard Auditorium
1:00 PM Lecture: "Legends of the Hunt" by John Seery-Lester Charleston County Library
2:30 PM Lecture: "Carl Brenders: How and Why" by Carl Brenders Charleston County Library
2:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Marc Collins Gaillard Auditorium
3:00 PM Jack Hanna Presentation Gaillard Auditorium
3:00 PM Quick Draw / Speed Sculpt Charleston Place
3:30 PM Birds of Prey Flight Demo Marion Square Park
3:30 PM Cast Net Demonstration Brittlebank Park
4:00 PM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
4:30 PM Auction following Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt Charleston Place
4:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Simon Andrews Charleston Place
5:00 PM SEWE King Street Stroll King Street
6:00 PM Ducks Unlimited Oyster Roast Charleston Visitor Center
7:00 PM An Evening with Jack Hanna at the SC Aquarium South Carolina Aquarium

Saturday, February 13

Time Event Location
9:00 AM Early Bird Viewing Hour Charleston Place
9:00 AM Brunch with Center for Birds of Prey Francis Marion Hotel
9:30 AM Dock Dogs Brittlebank Park
10:00 AM All Exhibits Open Multiple Locations
10:30 AM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Jeremiah Bacon Gaillard Auditorium
11:00 AM Charleston Cooks! Cooking Demo Classes Charleston Cooks!
11:00 AM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
11:30 AM Birds of Prey Flight Demo Marion Square Park
11:30 AM Registration for Casting Rodeo Brittlebank Park
12:00 PM Casting Rodeo Brittlebank Park
12:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Steve Lusvy Gaillard Auditorium
1:00 PM Jack Hanna Presentation Gaillard Auditorium
1:00 PM Celebrity Story Reading Charleston County Library
2:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Jason Houser Gaillard Auditorium
3:00 PM Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show Gaillard Auditorium
3:00 PM Fly Fishing Demonstration Brittlebank Park
3:00 PM Lecture: "Animal Sculpture in America" by Robin Salmon/Brookgreen Gardens Charleston County Library
3:30 PM Birds of Prey Flight Demo Marion Square Park
4:00 PM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
4:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Bob Waggoner of PBS's U Cook with Chef Bob Gaillard Auditorium
7:00 PM SEWE Soiree Charleston Visitor Center

Sunday, February 14

Time Event Location
9:30 AM Dock Dogs Brittlebank Park
10:00 AM All Exhibits Open Multiple Locations
10:30 AM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef Michelle Weaver Gaillard Auditorium
11:00 AM Charleston Cooks! Cooking Demo Classes Charleston Cooks!
11:30 AM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
12:00 PM Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show Gaillard Auditorium
12:00 PM Ceasar Guerini Gun Raffle Charleston Place
12:30 PM Cast Net Demonstration Brittlebank Park
1:00 PM Birds of Prey Flight Demo Marion Square Park
2:00 PM Fly Fishing Demonstration Brittlebank Park
2:30 PM "Wild in the Kitchen" Demo: Chef David Pell Gaillard Auditorium
3:00 PM Retriever Demonstration Brittlebank Park
3:00 PM Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show Gaillard Auditorium

Interesting Facts and Statistics

  • Economic Impact: The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition generates an estimated $50 million in economic impact for the Charleston area each year (source).
  • Visitor Demographics: Approximately 60% of attendees are from outside South Carolina, highlighting the event's national appeal (source).
  • Conservation Efforts: SEWE has raised over $1 million for wildlife and habitat conservation since its inception (source).

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This revamped article provides a comprehensive overview of the 2010 Southeastern Wildlife Exposition, including detailed schedules, key highlights, and interesting statistics. The event promises to be a memorable experience for all attendees, offering a unique blend of wildlife, art, and culinary delights.