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Southern Grown Festival 2018

August 31–September 2, 2018, Garden & Gun was the national media partner for the fourth annual Southern Grown FestivalSea Island’s yearly celebration of the South. The memorable weekend kicked off as G&G hosted a dinner with chef Kenny Gilbert and music by Nashville-based Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors. Weekend events continued on Saturday as the Southeastern Wildlife Exposition presented the Southern Grown Marketplace, all while How to be a Southerner demonstrations and more commenced at the Cloister. On Saturday evening, Needtobreathe closed out the Southern celebration at Rainbow Island.

 

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The Garden & Gun Dinner and a Show kicks off the weekend on the Black Banks Terrace of the Cloister.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

Guests enjoy fresh local oysters and food prepared by chef Kenny Gilbert.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

A G&G favorite, Nashville-based Drew Holcomb and the Neighbors, takes the stage for a Friday night performance under the summer sky.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

On Saturday, the Southern Grown Marketplace, presented by SEWE, showcases Southern artisans such as Charleston, South Carolina-based Grady Ervin.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

Sea Island’s Broadfield hosts How to be a Southerner demos, featuring falconry conversation and all things sporting.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

The Saturday Southern Grown concert begins with a pre-concert shindig, with Southern staples such as the cherished Southern Soul Barbeque.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

The grill is fired up as guests gather at Rainbow Island for the Saturday soiree.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

Wylder warms up the crowd for a night full of food, drinks, and music on Rainbow Island.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren

Needtobreathe takes the stage as the headliner for the Southern Grown concert.

photo: Eliot VanOtteren