Southeastern Wildlife Exposition


Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

SEWE is a showcase of everything to love about wildlife and nature through an incredible lineup of events, including fine art exhibits, conservation education, sporting demonstrations and after-hours gatherings.

Our entertainment brings together people of all ages and interests, from families, partygoers and sporting enthusiasts to conservationists, artists and artisans.

Explore the curated SEWE fine art gallery, get up close and personal with wildlife at a live show, or make a splash at the DockDogs® competitions. Browse ticket options and full event schedule to plan your SEWE experience.

One-of-a-kind entertainment for all ages. Tickets include admission to five venues, live shows and exhibits. Purchase tickets for Friday, Saturday, Sunday or a 3-day pass.



Southeastern Wildlife Exposition


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Southeastern Wildlife Exposition
Charleston Marriott
Charleston Place Hotel
Marion Square
Brittlebank Park
Gaillard Center
SEWE Website



Southeastern Wildlife Exposition 
Dates and Times


Date: Feb 18 - Feb 20, 2022
Time: Varies by event
Admission: Tickets: $28 - $70


SEWE EVENTS


Friday February 18, 2022


DockDogs® Competitions
10 am - 5:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

SEWE is proud to host one of the nation’s most popular DockDogs® events. Watch dogs of all kinds and skill levels compete in various water jumping competitions. “Waves” of competition held throughout the day Friday through Sunday, with finals Sunday afternoon. All competitors must be pre-registered. For more info and to pre-register your dog, visit dockdogs.com.


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Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview
10 am - 5 pm
Charleston Marriott

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview and offer the opportunity to view world-class paintings and fine bird carvings from their Winter Sale 2022.


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Sheep and Duck Herding Demos
10:30 am - 11 am
Brittlebank Park

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.


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Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show
11 am - 12 pm
Gaillard Center

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will introduce the wonders of the natural ecosystems and give SEWE attendees an up-close look at alligators, bobcats, foxes, birds of prey, snakes and much more. Seating is first-come, first-served.


Get More Details

Birds of Prey Flight Demos
11 am - 11:30 pm
Marion Square

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
11:30 am - 12 pm
Brittlebank Park

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


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Chef Demo • CIC Chef Randy Williams demo with duck from Vital Mission Farm farmer Jeff Siewicki, Commissioner Hugh Weathers Emcee
12 pm - 1pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


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Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
12:30 pm - 1 pm
Brittlebank Park

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


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Chef Demo • The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort Chef John Ondo demo with sea beans from Heron Farms farmer Sam Norton
1 pm - 2 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


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Chef Demo • Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit Chef Carrie Morey cooking with dairy from Hickory Hill Farm’s Watson Dorn
2 pm - 3 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


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Jeff Corwin: Live Animal Show
2 pm - 3 pm
Gaillard Center

As a television personality, nature conservationist and author, Jeff Corwin will entertain and delight SEWE attendees at the Gaillard Center with live presentations on Friday and Saturday. Best known as host and executive producer of Ocean Mysteries on ABC, Jeff is recognized as a global leader in exploration and conservation. As a reminder, seating is first-come, first-served.


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Sheep and Duck Herding Demos
2 pm - 2:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.


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Quick Draw/Speed Sculpt and Auction
3 pm - 4 pm
Charleston Place

Witness first-hand the imagination, talent and process behind SEWE artists. Watch participating artists paint or sculpt an original piece from start to finish in just one hour. A live auction will be held immediately after for attendees to bid on the one-of-a-kind paintings and sculpture.


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Chef Demo • Tavern & Table Chef Ray England demo with fish from Abundant Seafood fisherman Mark Marhefka
3 pm - 4pm 
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


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Birds of Prey Flight Demos
3 pm - 3:30 pm
Marion Square

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.


Get More Details

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration
3 pm - 3:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Orvis will be offering complimentary fly fishing casting lessons all weekend on the front lawn at the Gaillard Center. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site. On Sunday, legendary angler Tom Rosenbauer will be demonstrating fly casting all day.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
3:30 pm - 4 pm
Brittlebank Park

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
4:30 pm - 5 pm
Brittlebank Park

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


Get More Details

Saturday February 19, 2022


DockDogs® Competitions
10 am - 5:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

SEWE is proud to host one of the nation’s most popular DockDogs® events. Watch dogs of all kinds and skill levels compete in various water jumping competitions. “Waves” of competition held throughout the day Friday through Sunday, with finals Sunday afternoon. All competitors must be pre-registered. For more info and to pre-register your dog, visit dockdogs.com.


Get More Details

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview
10 am - 5 pm
Charleston Marriott

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview and offer the opportunity to view world-class paintings and fine bird carvings from their Winter Sale 2022.


Get More Details

Birds of Prey Flight Demos
10:30 am - 11 am

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.


Get More Details

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show
10:30 am - 11 am
Brittlebank Park

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by Palmetto Pride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.


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Sheep and Duck Herding Demos
10:30 am - 11 am
Brittlebank Park

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
11:30 pm - 12 pm
Brittlebank Park

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


Get More Details

Chef Demo • Prohibition Chef Analisa LaPietra demo with heirloom corn grits from Altman Farms farmer Will Altman
12 pm - 1 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
12:30 pm - 1 pm

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


Get More Details

Jeff Corwin: Live Animal Show
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Gaillard Center

As a television personality, nature conservationist and author, Jeff Corwin will entertain and delight SEWE attendees at the Gaillard Center with live presentations on Friday and Saturday. Best known as host and executive producer of Ocean Mysteries on ABC, Jeff is recognized as a global leader in exploration and conservation. As a reminder, seating is first-come, first-served.


Get More Details

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show
1 pm - 1:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by Palmetto Pride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.


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CHEF DEMO • ROYAL TERN CHEF DAVID PELL DEMO WITH OYSTERS FROM CHARLESTON OYSTER COMPANY FARMER THOMAS BIERCE
1 pm - 2 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  


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UNITED STATES COAST GUARD SEARCH AND RESCUE DEMONSTRATION
1 pm - 1:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

SEWE is proud to showcase a small part of the vast responsibility of the United States Coast Guard. Visit the USCG booth at Brittlebank Park to learn more about the agency and the men and women who do so much to support our sea and the things we cherish. New this year, do not miss a special Search and Rescue demonstration in the waters off the Ashley River.


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Birds of Prey Flight Demos
1:30 pm - 2 pm
Marion Square

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.


Get More Details

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration
1:30 pm - 2 pm
Brittlebank Park

Orvis will be offering complimentary fly fishing casting lessons all weekend on the front lawn at the Gaillard Center. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site. On Sunday, legendary angler Tom Rosenbauer will be demonstrating fly casting all day.


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CHEF DEMO • ROY’S GRILLE CHEF CHRIS WILLIAMS DEMO WITH PORK FROM PECULIAR PIG FARM FARMER MARVIN ROSS
2 pm - 3 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


Get More Details

Sheep and Duck Herding Demos
2 pm - 2:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.


Get More Details

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show
11 am - 12 pm
Gaillard Center

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will introduce the wonders of the natural ecosystems and give SEWE attendees an up-close look at alligators, bobcats, foxes, birds of prey, snakes and much more. Seating is first-come, first-served.


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CHEF DEMO • LEE BROS. DEMO WITH PEANUTS FROM OLD TYME BEAN CO. FARMER JOSH JOHNSON
3 pm - 4 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.    


Get More Details

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration
3 pm - 3:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Orvis will be offering complimentary fly fishing casting lessons all weekend on the front lawn at the Gaillard Center. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site. On Sunday, legendary angler Tom Rosenbauer will be demonstrating fly casting all day.


Get More Details

Jeff Corwin: Live Animal Show
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Gaillard Center

As a television personality, nature conservationist and author, Jeff Corwin will entertain and delight SEWE attendees at the Gaillard Center with live presentations on Friday and Saturday. Best known as host and executive producer of Ocean Mysteries on ABC, Jeff is recognized as a global leader in exploration and conservation. As a reminder, seating is first-come, first-served.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
3:30 pm - 4 pm

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


Get More Details

Litter Trashes Everyone Puppet Show
4 pm - 4:30 pm

The marionette show “Litter Trashes Everyone” is sponsored by Palmetto Pride and is performed by Columbia Marionette Theatre.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
4:30 pm - 5 pm

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


Get More Details

Sunday February 20, 2022


DockDogs® Competitions
10 am - 4:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

SEWE is proud to host one of the nation’s most popular DockDogs® events. Watch dogs of all kinds and skill levels compete in various water jumping competitions. “Waves” of competition held throughout the day Friday through Sunday, with finals Sunday afternoon. All competitors must be pre-registered. For more info and to pre-register your dog, visit dockdogs.com.


Get More Details

Copley Fine Art Decoy Exhibit and Auction Preview
10 am - 5 pm
Charleston Marriott

Copley Fine Art Auctions will hold a preview and offer the opportunity to view world-class paintings and fine bird carvings from their Winter Sale 2022.


Get More Details

Sheep and Duck Herding Demos
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Brittlebank Park

Watch collies artfully muster sheep and ducks through various obstacles with only a few verbal commands.


Get More Details

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary Show
11 am - 12 pm
Gaillard Center

Busch Wildlife Sanctuary will introduce the wonders of the natural ecosystems and give SEWE attendees an up-close look at alligators, bobcats, foxes, birds of prey, snakes and much more. Seating is first-come, first-served.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
11:30 pm - 12 pm
Brittlebank Park

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


Get More Details

CHEF DEMO • DELANEY OYSTER HOUSE SHAMIL VELÁZQUEZ DEMO WITH SHRIMP FROM TARVIN SEAFOOD FARMER CINDY TARVIN
12 pm - 1 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
12:30 pm - 1 pm
Brittlebank Park

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


Get More Details

Birds of Prey Flight Demos
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Marion Square

One of the most educational and entertaining shows during SEWE, see amazing flight demos up-close by a variety of raptors including falcons, eagles, owls and hawks and learn about the important role they play in our eco-system.


Get More Details

CHEF DEMO • LOWCOUNTRY FRESH MARKET CHEF MODOU JAITEH DEMO WITH RICE FROM TURNBRIDGE WITH FARMER ROLLEN CHALMERS
1 pm - 2  pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  


Get More Details

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration
1:30 pm - 2 pm
Brittlebank Park

Orvis will be offering complimentary fly fishing casting lessons all weekend on the front lawn at the Gaillard Center. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site. On Sunday, legendary angler Tom Rosenbauer will be demonstrating fly casting all day.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration with Mike Stewart from Wildrose Kennels “7 Habits of the Highly Successful Gundog” Presented by Pro Plan
2 pm - 2:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Sporting dog demonstrations presenting the unique, balanced training techniques for upland and waterfowl gundogs as well as adventure companions. Enjoy personal interactions with the Labradors, the trainers, and the ProPlan team throughout the day, all on hand to answer questions and provide tips.


Get More Details

CHEF DEMO • RESTAURANT 17 AT THE HOTEL DOMESTIQUE DEMO CHEF HAYDN SHAAK WITH QUAIL EGGS FROM MANCHESTER FARMS FARMERS BRITTANY AND MATT MILLER
2 pm - 3 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.  


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CHEF DEMO • LIFE RAFT TREATS CHEF CYNTHIA WONG DEMO WITH EGGS FROM STOREY FARMS FARMER JEREMY STOREY
3 pm - 4 pm
Marion Square

Certified SC returns to Marion Square with a tent featuring the Palmetto State’s finest specialty food vendors and the Fresh on the Menu cooking stage, where South Carolina’s most talented chefs team up with their favorite farmers for a weekend of demonstrations and tastings showing why South Carolina is one of the best states in the nation for food-lovers.


Get More Details

Orvis Fly Fishing Demonstration
3 pm - 3:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

Orvis will be offering complimentary fly fishing casting lessons all weekend on the front lawn at the Gaillard Center. Try your hand at angling or improve upon your skills with the fly fishing professionals on-site. On Sunday, legendary angler Tom Rosenbauer will be demonstrating fly casting all day.


Get More Details

DockDogs® Finals
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Brittlebank Park

SEWE is proud to host one of the nation’s most popular DockDogs® events. Watch dogs of all kinds and skill levels compete in various water jumping competitions. “Waves” of competition held throughout the day Friday through Sunday, with finals Sunday afternoon. All competitors must be pre-registered. For more info and to pre-register your dog, visit dockdogs.com.


Get More Details

Retriever Demonstration Meet the Retrievers “Pathway to a Finished Gundog”
3:30 pm - 4 pm
Brittlebank Park

Dogs of various breeds and ages put on demonstrations of retrieving skills. Able handlers will be on site to answer questions and tell you how you can get involved.


Get More Details

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