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On Saturday, October 8, 2014, Windwood Family Services will hold the first annual Pigskin Palooza at The Barn at Mixson from 2 to 6 p.m. Taking advantage of the beautiful fall weather in the Lowcountry, this special outdoor event, sponsored by Metro Exchange Club of Charleston, will raise money and awareness for Windwood Farm, a unique residential treatment campus for at-risk youth.

“One in every four girls and one in every six boys is a victim of sexual abuse. Windwood Family Services has what it takes to educate and heal the open wounds caused by this type of abuse. We are there to help those victims who otherwise don’t stand a fighting chance,” says executive director Debbie McKelvey. “The Pigskin Palooza, will be a festive outdoor event with live music, family-friendly activities and food for a great cause. 100% of all event proceeds going to the boys of Windwood Family Services.”

Throughout the event, guests will enjoy complimentary bites by Jim ‘N Nicks including oysters, Bar-B-Q, baked beans, macaroni and cheese and cornbread. Cocktails by Firefly Distillery, craft beers from Palmetto Brewery and other adult beverages will be available for purchase. Entertainment and family-friendly activities include live musical performances by celebrated South Carolinian bands The Josh Brannon Band from 2 to 4 p.m., and The Louis D Project from 4 to 6 p.m.; complimentary canvas painting classes and face painting by Fear No Easel; kids’ jewelry-making classes; a petting zoo; and a jump castle. Two 60” LED televisions will also be playing the day’s best college football games.

We invite you to come out to the Barn at Mixson, located at 4501 Mixson Avenue, North Charleston, SC 29405, to enjoy the afternoon benefiting a great cause! Tickets can be purchased online at and are available in advance for $30 or $35 for tickets purchased after Wednesday, October 15. For more information, please visit the Pigskin Palooza Facebook page.pigskin palooza poster (2)


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Flowershop at Mixson’s Flower Crowns Featured in Charleston City Paper

Lily Peterson, Mixson’s resident floral designer and owner of Flowershop at Mixson, is outfitting Charleston with beautiful floral crowns – and the town is taking notice. Recently featured in Charleston City Paper, these custom flower crowns can be made using fresh cut flowers or dried flowers and are available by special order.

Click here to view the article.

Flowershop Flower Crown

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Restaurant Week at Mixson

From September 3 – 14, 2014, Básico will celebrate Charleston Restaurant Week with a special menu prepared by chef Bryan Cates. Diners ordering from the restaurant week menu will enjoy three courses for $20 with menu highlights including a plantain agnolotti, baby octopus confit and Mexican chocolate cake!

Click here to view the complete restaurant week menu. Call 843-471-1670 for reservations!

octopus Basico RW


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Nest at Mixson is Now Open!

Nest at Mixson, an exceptional furnishing retailer curated by Charleston interior design firm Cortney Bishop Design, is now open for business in the storefront and online. Recently named one of this year’s up-and-coming interior designers by Traditional Home magazine, Bishop incorporates her multifaceted love of art, fashion and interiors to her projects, which is apparent in the items found in Nest at Mixson. Guests to Nest at Mixson will find home furnishings, lighting and accessories with a modern twist, much of which can be seen throughout the interiors at The Flats at Mixson.

Nest at Mixson is located at 4501 Mixson Avenue, Suite 102, N. Charleston, S.C. Designer consultations are available by appointment or guests can visit the storefront during walk-in hours on Tuesdays from 4 to 6 p.m. Ample complimentary parking available. For more information or to shop online, please visit

Nest at Mixson Now Open

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Nest at Mixson Opening Reception

The Mixson community will celebrate the grand opening of Nest a Mixson on Tuesday, August 19, from 4 – 6 p.m. Curated by celebrated Charleston-based Cortney Bishop Designs, Nest at Mixson will feature exceptional furnishing and accessories for the home.

Please join us to celebrate with a cocktail reception!


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