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Charleston County Parks and Recreation Commission kicks off its 2021 calendar with a virtual inclusive dance party on Jan. 9, with events planned all year long, according to a press release last week.

Perusing the list, local residents can find music and arts events set for the year. Bluegrass festival Pickin’ in the Park will return to Johns Island County Park Feb. 20, concert series Reggae Nights will take over James Island County Park four nights over the summer and Shaggin’ on the Cooper will once again turn the Mount Pleasant Pier into a dance floor throughout 2021.

In addition, the Lowcountry Cajun Festival is set to take place April 10 on James Island and the Latin American Festival will be hosted at the Wannamaker County Park Oct. 10.

The full list is available at