Friday, January 31
10th Annual Hot Stove Banquet and Auction – A night full of baseball awaits at this fun event in downtown Charleston. Baseball greats Javier Lopez and Phil Niekro (of the Atlanta Braves) will be in attendance as well as Greg Colbrunn (Boston Red Sox manager) to talk sports with guests! Attendees will hear behind-the-scenes stories about players’ personal baseball experiences, there will be a dedicate portion of time for Q and A – and of course – a cash bar, dinner and silent auction, photo and autograph session and a collectible table gift for each guest. Tickets are $65 for individuals and proceeds go to College of Charleston and Citadel programs. Charleston Marriot. 170 Lockwood Blvd.
The Stand Up Comedy Series – Presented by the Charleston Music Hall and the Metronome, The Stand-Up Comedy Series kicks off its laughs with Charleston’s comedians Dusty Slay, Jason Groce and Tim Hoeckel at the Charleston Music Hall. They are teaming up with Columbia based Wayne Cousins and for a great night of comedic observations and jokes. This is just the first show of the comedy series that will last through the Springtime. Be checking back for more information about this hilarious lineup, including Aziz Ansari on March 12th! $10 at the door. Charleston Music Hall. 37 John Street.
Spoleto Festival USA’s 35th Annual Auction – This spirited live auction will feature opportunities to bid on truly once in a lifetime travel packages, private dinners and events! Featuring music from The Charleston Latin Jazz Collective, it is sure to be a night of energy and fun! Purchase tickets here. Memminger Auditorium.
Saturday, February 1
3rd Annual Food Truck Festival – Being held in Marion Square this year, taste the best local eats Charleston’s food trucks have to offer! To name a few: Auto-Bahn, Cast Iron, Diggity Donate, Outta My Heuvos, Roti Rolls and more! Live music will be offered with performances by Old You, McKenzie Eddy and the Dead 27s. Marion Square. 11am-5pm.
Ebony & Ivory Bash – 6th Annual Benefit for the Lowcountry Food Bank and Pet Helpers at the Music Farm, this amazing night of soul features David Higgins, One Kool Blow, The Soul Mites and other various guest artists! Admission is 5 canned goods or a pet toy and pay only $5 admission at the door! Doors open at 8pm, show is at 9pm. Music Farm. 32 Ann Street
Groundhog Day Halsey Benefit Concert – Celebrate the Halsey Institute’s 30th anniversary at this amazing benefit concert! Featuring intimate performances by Shovels and Rope (Cary Ann Hearst and Michael Trent), Lindsay Holler, Stephanie Underhill, Joel Hamilton, Rachel Kate and Michael Flynn. Ticket prices vary. Doors open at 6pm. Show beings at 7pm. Charleston Music Hall. 37 John Street.
Sunday, February 2
Super Bowl 2014!