Charleston Weekend Roundup

Charleston, SC

November 7

John Butler Trio – Better scalp some tickets because this show is sold out! The Charleston Music Hall is hosting this amazing bluegrass-y, folk-y rock trio with guest Monica Heldal. $34.50 per ticket. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street.

First Fridays on Broad – The Broad Street Merchants Association welcomes you to Gallery Row to enjoy wine and hor d’oeuvres while strolling through the fine art, fine craft, fashion and jewelry shops on Broad Street. Free Event! 5pm-8pm. Broad Street, Charleston, SC

Party With The Stars – Anyone out there fans of the Bravo hit show, Southern Charm? If so, here is your chance to party with the cast. They are hosting a benefit party for the Wounded Warrior Project on the one and only, USS Yorktown. $75 for VIP, $50 general admission. 7pm-10pm. USS Yorktown on the Charleston Harbor, 40 Patriots Point Road.

Improv Jam – Happening once or twice a month, this fast-paced show takes audience suggestions and turns them into improv scenes. Each performance features six or seven Theatre 99 company members. $10 at the door. 8pm and 10pm. Theater 99, 280 Meeting Street

Saturday November 8

Free Admission Day at Magnolia Plantation – The title is enough explanation. If you have a Charleston County driver’s license or ID, you’ll get in free for the day! Free! All day! Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road.

Battle of The Bags – Come out to Folly this Saturday to watch the best corn holers in the area duke it out for some major cash prizes. The first place team will win $750 and the second place team will win $250! All proceeds for the event will go toward the Folly Beach Turtle Watch Program so head out there, it’s going to be fun and it’s for a good cause! The tournament is BYOB and as long as the alcohol stays in the permitted area, it will be a fun time for all! Free Event! 12pm-5pm. Folly Beach County Park, 1100 West Ashley Avenue.

Blessing of the Vines – This year is Irvine House Vineyard and Firefly Distillery’s 12th Annual Blessing of the Vines! Expect a relaxing day under gorgeous Oak trees with food trucks, live music and lots of craft vendors. Some of the main events will be a sugarcane crushing hour and a Soup Cook Off with the best chefs on Johns Island competing for bragging rights! Wine and Firefly vodka tastings will be available and there will be tons of activities for children. $10

Lowcountry Hoedown – Head to the bus shed for the third-annual, all inclusive Lowcountry Hoedown. Enjoy brewskies, cocktails and fine southern eats while you dance the night away to Lowcountry Bluegrass! $65 at the door. 7pm-11pm. Visitors Center Bus Shed, 375 Meeting St.