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Charleston Events August 1-3

Charleston, South Carolina

Friday August 1

Don’t Dress For Dinner: A Play – The Footlight Players Theater Company in downtown Charleston is opening up their 83rd theatrical season with “Don’t Dress For Dinner”, a romantic comedy set in the French countryside. 8pm. $30 for adults. Footlight Players Theater, 20 Queen Street.

Reggae Nights Summer Series – Featuring old school roots reggae with new school jams, Reggae Nights is a fun, relaxed evening at James Island County Park. Tonight’s show will feature Mystic Vibrations. Bring your own chairs and blanket, food and drinks are served within the park for purchase. Gates open at 7:30pm. $8 for adults. James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive.

Saturday August 2

Lowcountry Artist Market – Shop and support all things handmade, vintage and/or local! This event has been created to bring local artisans in front of their fans! The Artist market will provide a place for all to interact. Expect to find jewelry, vintage clothing, stationery, children’s clothing and more!

Cocktails and Cufflinks – The first ever Cocktails and Cufflinks Bachelor Charity Auction is happening tomorrow night in downtown Charleston! Meaning ladies will be bidding on eligible bachelors to go out with! Beyond bidding for bachelors, the event will offer silent and live auction items including spa packages, restaurant visits, wellness kits, jewelry, travel experiences, sunset cruises, fishing charters and more! All proceeds will be going toward community initiatives and computer lab development focused on bridging the digital divide. Starts promptly at 7pm. $20-$30 in advance. Rebekah Jacob Gallery, 502 King Street.

Sunday August 3

Fresh at the Farm Dinner – Prohibition chef Stephen Thompson and Stars Restaurant chef Joe DiMiao are setting a scene for a true farm-to-table experience that will included cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and then a family style dinner. All happening at beautiful Geechie Boy Farm on Edisto Island. 5:30-6:30pm is cocktail hour. 6:30-8:30pm is family dinner. $75 per person. Geechie Boy Farm, Edisto Island.

Seersucker Sunday at The Joe – For all remaining Sunday home games, wear your seer sucker and get $3 off your Riverdogs admission! A portion of the proceeds will go toward The Historic Preservation Society of Charleston. Purchase your discounted ticket online with promo code: preserve14. $7 for a discounted ticket. Joseph Riley Jr Park, 360 Fishburne Street.

Two Borough Larder 3rd Annniversary – Join Bittermilk and Two Boroughs Larder in celebrating the restauran’s three year anniversary and the launch of their newest drink, No. 5 Charred Grapefruit Tonic. It is sure to be a fun, daytime event! Starting at 5pm, guests can enjoy a birthday dinner with drinks by Chef Josh Keeler, all prepared on an outdoor fire grill. Two tickets are available for the event – $10 to go from 1pm-4pm and $55 for the main feast from 5pm-8pm. Deux Puces Farm, 7951 Doar Road, Awendaw.