Charleston Trivia and Convention Update
December 27, 2013

Charleston’s first baseball team was the Sea Gulls, established in 1886, and is now called the Charleston Riverdogs. Part owner and director of fun is actor Bill Murray. The Riverdogs stadium is located next door to the convention hotel. 
Sleeping Rooms: Sleeping rooms at the Marriott Charleston are now sold out for the dates that we are going to be at the hotel. If you have not yet reserved your sleeping room, there are a couple alternative hotels to consider.
The Holiday Inn Express – Ashley River at 250 Spring Street is the closest and shares a parking lot with the Marriott. For reservations call 866-515-4277 or go online to
The Courtyard Charleston Waterfront at 35 Lockwood Drive is approximately one-half mile from the Marriott. For reservations call 800-321-2211 or go online to
If you would like to be placed on a waiting list for any sleeping rooms that may open up at the Marriott, please email Judy Malone at with your arrival and departure dates and she will place you on the wait list on a first-come first-served basis. Be sure to also make your hotel reservations at one of the alternate locations.