of all ages are invited out to our annual, Scarecrows on the Square!  Stop by any time October 14-29, 2022 to check out the creativity on display around Hutchinson Square in the heart of Summerville.

Scarecrows are created by Businesses, Civic Groups, Individuals and Schools.  Remember to vote for your favorite Scarecrow! Votes are $0.25 each and will be collected at Guerin’s Pharmacy, Simple Treasures, Cuppa Manna Cafe, and Wine & Tapas Bar. Voting opens October 14th.

Proceeds support JSL of Summerville’s School Supply Fund for Dorchester School Districts 2 and 4. If your school or group is interested in displaying a scarecrow, email


The Junior Service League of Summerville is proud to present the 2022 Ghostwalk!

The ghouls are back for 2022!  The Junior Service League of Summerville’s annual Ghostwalk event will take place on Saturday, October 15th from 6-9pm.

All are invited to dress up in their best costumes and meet in Town Square for an evening of fall family fun!  Ghostwalk features 3 guided tour options – G, PG, & PG-13 to ensure a spooky time for guests of all ages.

In addition to the walking tours, the event will feature entertainment, games, hayrides, and food trucks.

Advance tickets are $5 and $8 the day-of-the-event.  All tickets include access to all games, activities, and 1 guided Ghostwalk tour.  Hayride tickets are sold separately for $4.  The event is FREE for children 3 and under.

Proceeds go towards Dorchester District 2 & 4 schools.  For questions or vendor information contact:

Grab your Christmas pajamas and join the Junior Service League of Summerville as we host Jolly Old Saint Nicholas for our 5th annual PJs With Santa!

The fun takes place in Hutchinson Square on December 3rd from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. Children will have the opportunity to whisper their wishes to Santa while parents capture the moment with their cameras.

Tickets include a visit with Santa and a viewing of the Polar Express!  A highly encouraged donation of $5 per person is requested to help support the JSL School Supply Fund for DD2 & DD4.  Everyone attending must have a ticket.

Tickets will sell out fast due to COVID and we have a max capacity of 200 people so get your tickets early!  BUY  YOUR TICKETS HERE TODAY!!


Prepackaged baked sale goods and a hot cocoa bar will be available for purchase. Questions regarding PJs may be sent to

As we celebrate our 34th year, The Junior Service League of Summerville is pleased to announce our new signature fundraising event, The Derby Party. This annual event is planned for Saturday, May 6, 2023 in the Gardens of Historic Linwood Inn.

This beautiful Victorian Estate tucked away in Downtown Summerville will be the perfect backdrop for this year’s Derby Party, which will feature live viewing of the Kentucky Derby, Music and Entertainment, beer, wine, and signature mint juleps, champagne raffle, silent and live auctions and Derby inspired cuisine. As is tradition, JSL Summerville will continue the presentation of the John Tupper Award in recognition of outstanding community service and involvement.

The proceeds from this highly anticipated event will go to support and fund grants for our partner civic organizations.  In 2023, those partners include: Clap Your Hands, Doors to Freedom, Dorchester Children’s Advocacy Center, Dorchester County Community Outreach, Dorchester Habitat for Humanity, Dorchester PAWS, Flowertown Players, Katie’s Krops, Meals on Wheels of Summerville, Public Works Art Center, Summerville Miracle League, Pinewood Preparatory School, Summerville YMCA, and The Ark of SC.

If you are interested in being a Sponsor or donating an auction please click below.

Derby 2023 Sponsor Packet

Derby 2023 Auction Form

Questions regarding JSL Derby may be sent to

Thank you to the 2022 Derby Party Sponsors!


Pinewood Preparatory School

Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina

The Darling Oyster Bar
Lutes Property Services
Charpia Law Firm
Jackson Pediatric Dentistry
Sarah Baldoni Aesthetic Medicine
Browder Law Firm
Sweetwater 123 & Palmetto Flats
Innovative Research Management
Gulfstream Construction
Mr. and Mrs. Michael Tupper

Winner’s Circle

Deaton Dental
Floyd Fence Company
Jett’s Pizza
Tony Pope State Farm
Hollifield Financial
Baker Roofing
JD Lowcountry Homes
North Rivers Dental Associates
Tabatha Toth, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Southern Coast Real Estate
Lowcountry Dentistry
Austin Goethe, Century 21 Properties Plus
Key West Boats
Holliday Ingram
Robert Pratt & Co. Realty
Mr. and Mrs. JW Myers
Bob & Kathy Randall
Leviner Law Firm
Homeland Protection
Modern Woodmen of America
Joel & Elizabeth Cox
Richie Smith Electric LLC
Lowcountry Women’s Specialists
Aqua Fusion IV Hydration
Robert Richards
Roni Haskell, Keller Williams Key


Tickets can be purchased here for the 2023 JSL Derby Party: