Events announced for GOP Debate weekend

SCGOP Chairman Chad Connelly released an updated list of events that will take place as part of the South Carolina Republican Party's SCGOP Experience Weekend.

The events will take place in the two days prior to the SCGOP/Fox News Channel/Wall Street Journal Presidential Debate on Monday, January 16.

Full Schedule of Events

7:00 PM Saturday, January 14 at Broadway at the Beach - FREE Kickoff Concert featuring The Fantastic Shakers

All Day Sunday and Monday at Broadway at the Beach - FREE SCGOP Experience, an exhibition with vendors, food, and entertainment

8:30 AM Sunday, January 15 - FREE South Carolina Faith and Freedom Coalition Prayer Breakfast - featuring Sen. Rick Santorum, Ralph Reed, Jay Sekulow, and author Eric Metaxas

2:00 PM Sunday, January 15 - Women's "Tea," featuring prominent Republican women and spouses of the 2012 candidates

7:00 PM Sunday, January 15 at Ripley's Aquarium at Broadway at the Beach - FREE 7th Congressional District Candidate Forum (The event is free to the public and will be Live Streamed via the Internet)

8:00 AM Monday, January 16 - State of American Energy Breakfast Forum moderated by elected leaders

12:00 PM Monday, January 16 - SCGOP Chairman's Luncheon honoring Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

9:00 PM Monday, January 16 - "First in the South" Presidential Debate presented by the SCGOP, the Fox News Channel, and the Wall Street Journal