Olympic gymnast Laurie Hernandez will be special guest at Southern Women's Show

Laurie Hernandez after winning silver at the women's beam in Rio on August 15, 2016 (US Gymnastics)

On Friday, September 22nd at 5 pm, Rio gold medal winning gymnast Laurie Hernandez will discuss her Olympic journey, her win on Dancing With the Stars, and her bestselling book, I Got This at the Southern Women's Show. The three day event will be held at the Charleston Area Convention Center from Friday, September 22nd through Sunday the 24th.

The show will include local vendors who specialize in fashion, food, health, fitness, business, education, travel, leisure, home, and art.

There will also be fashion shows, cooking demos, business opportunities, health info, and more.

Hours for the Charleston event are:

Friday from 10 am to 7 pm

Saturday from 10 am to 7 pm

Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm

Admission is $12 at the door, $10 in advance, $6 for children ages 6 to 12, and free for children 6 and under. A three-day pass is available for $15. Advance tickets can be purchased at your local Walgreens store or online:

Hernandez can be seen on the main stage with general admission, but her biggest fans can purchase an exclusive VIP experience for $50 per person. VIP tickets are only available online at:

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