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Charleston Events September 13-15

Current Events September 15-18

Current Events September 15-18

Friday, September 13

  • End-of-Summer Luau. Send summer out in style at the Tides Hotel end-of-summer bash. Dance the night away to live music by Unkle Funkle and the Kristi Starr Duo while sampling food from the all-you-can-eat Hawaiian buffet. There will also be a performance by Chief Kamu. Ticket price includes an open bar. $65 per person for this Charleston event. 7-10 p.m. Tides Folly Beach. Tickets will be sold at the door and are currently on sale  online.

  • Party at the Point. The Tarlatans, Cranford and Sons, and the Truth and Salvage Company take the stage this week. Gates open at 5:30 p.m. and the band plays at 6:30. Cash bar. Cover charge $7 per person. Don’t forget your blanket or beach chair.

  • The Sound of Charleston. Charleston’s history has influences from all over the world–Scotland, England, France, and Africa, to name a few–and there’s no better way to experience it than through song. Experience the number 2 Charleston event and attraction according to TripAdvisor.com. The concert is held at the Circular Congregational Church in downtown Charleston (150 Meeting Street) and begins at 7 PM. Tickets are $28 for adults, $25 for seniors and military, $16 for students, and free for children 12 and under. Order tickets here.

Saturday, September 14

  • Charleston Showdown SUP Race. Come cheer on the competitors during a full day of paddleboard racing–or, enter to win if you’ve got the talent! Races include a kids’ fun competition, and elite class (8.4 miles) and recreation class (4 miles) competitions for adults. Races begin at 9 a.m. Brittlebank Park. Races benefit the Special Olympics.

  • Dirty Girl Mud Run. This women’s only 5K includes many obstacles to keep participants on their toes. Come prepared to get muddy! $100 entrance fee with $10 per car parking. Race begins at 8 a.m. Party at the finish line with live music, drinks and food. Legare Farms, Johns Island.

  • Lt. Dan Band Concert. Join Gary Sinise and his band as they perform to raise money for injured veterans and the Independence Fund. All proceeds from this Charleston event go towards therapies for those who were hurt in the line of duty. Johnson Hagood Stadium. 8:30 p.m.  $20 general admission, $50 VIP.

  • Sea Turtle Release. Help send a recently rehabilitated turtle on its way to a new life as the South Carolina Aquarium releases one of its turtles back into the wild. 10 a.m. Isle of Palms County Park. Free.

Sunday, September 15

  • Black River Kayak Tour. Explore a portion of the 180-mile Black River on this guided tour. This area is known for its wildlife, so come prepared to see birds, reptiles and other wildlife. $88 adult; $58 child with accompanying adult for this Charleston event. Meet at Pine Tree Landing, Andrews, South Carolina, or ride up with your guide from Coastal Expeditions at Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant.