The numbers are in: Spoleto Festival USA exceeded their sales goals this year, with $2.728 million in ticket sales, a 22 percent increase over last year. Their original goal was $2.667 million. In total, more than 70,000 ticket holders attended approximately 145 events this year.

Mark your calendars: Spoleto 2011 will take place May 27-June 12, and tickets go on sale in January.