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Welcome to the wonderful world of Reveling!

The Revels program is the ingenious method of combining food, laughter and camaraderie with a unique activity/event while raising significant money for the Symphony. What better way to contribute throughout the season while financially supporting the arts?

Events and parties are organized at the beginning of the season by a Revels committee, and then published in a booklet that is mailed out to everyone in the League. It is always eagerly anticipated to see what is planned for the party season ahead! Each event is limited, so reservations are accepted in the order in which they are received.

Every event is generously hosted by supportive companies in the community and individual patrons in the League, which allows your full ticket price to go toward the League’s donation schedule. It may provide for a scholarship for a talented youngster to continue their lessons, or contribute to a musician’s salary, or pay for the music that the Orchestra performs so beautifully each concert. In essence, it is your support in attending Revels events that enable the music to continue to resound in the halls, auditoriums and churches throughout Charleston.

There is plenty of opportunity for anyone to participate on a committee or hosting an idea you may have. It is a great way to meet new friends, and use your skills to help the Symphony – in organization, cooking, computer skills, decorating, or networking to contact businesses and individuals.

Revels Reservations

You may book as many reservations as you wish up to the limit for each event.  Attendance is limited.  Events are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations with payment will be accepted by MAIL or ONLINE in the order in which they are received.  
If an event is sold out when your payment is received, you will be placed on a waiting list.  If space later becomes available, we will notify you.  Cancelations more than 30 days in advance will receive a full refund.  If you are unable to attend an event, notify Mary Elizabeth (M.E.) Canaday at 843-216-1329 so that someone who is wait-listed can attend.

Reservations for all Revels events may be made online below or may be mailed with a RESERVATION FORM along with payment.  When your online reservation is made, you will receive a 'confirmation of purchase' via email to indicate we have your reservation. You will receive no other notice until a few days before the event when you will receive a reminder, address/directions and any other specifics. 

WAIT LIST: If an event below is listed as "SOLD OUT - WAIT LIST ONLY" you may be added to the wait list by calling Mary Elizabeth Canaday or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  There is no charge to be added to the wait list for an event. 


Reveling in the Low Country

Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc.
2015-2016 Revels Season

Welcome to Reveling with the CSOL®. We are excited to offer these fun-filled events for your enjoyment. Thanks to the generosity of our hosts and sponsors for these events, all proceeds from Revels go directly to the CSO and our scholarship program. We support the CSO in many ways, focusing on music education, audience development and fundraising. Our fundraising projects are well known and respected in the community. We provide scholarships each year to promising young musicians of various ages as well as to CSO musicians for advanced study.
Sign up for one or all of the Revels events below!

Becky Hilstad
President, Charleston Symphony Orchestra League, Inc.


Discover McLeod Plantation Historic Site

McLeod plantation smallApril 6, 10 am $45 pp
(Limit: 30)
Established in 1851, McLeod Plantation has borne witness to some of the most significant periods of Charleston's and our nation's history. It is an important Gullah/Geechee heritage site which we will learn on our tour. The 36-acre plantation is a peaceful, moss-draped oasis sheltered from the hustle and bustle of the Charleston area, and a perfect place to relax and enjoy a boxed lunch while listening to music provided by our own CSO musicians.

Hosts/Sponsors: Celia and Chuck Hansult, Dottie and Fritz Hardin, Kate Dolan, Lucy and Norris Pryor, Marlies Tindall


Take Me Out to the RiverDogs

riverdogs smallMay 4, 7 pm $35 pp
(Limit: 30)
Cheer on the RiverDogs at The Joe while enjoying hot dogs, beer, and other ball park fare! The RiverDogs invite us to enjoy the great American pastime from the comfort of a private skybox at one of America's best small stadiums. What could be greater and more exciting than a lovely spring evening with friends, food, fun, and baseball?

Hosts and Sponsors: The Charleston Riverdogs, Kathy and Bob Hill, Lucy and Norris Pryor and Phyllis Miller