Friday, March 28
24th Annual Folly Beach Sea and Sand Festival – Head to Folly Beach anytime this weekend for tons of activities for anyone young and old to enjoy! Enjoy Arts in the Park with over 100 vendors and local artists, live music all weekend long, kids activities, sand sculpture contests and more! Each year Folly Beach hosts the Coffin Island 5k on Saturday morning to begin the festival’s Saturday activities. So whether you are the athlete, the artist or the family man, there is something at this all-weekend-long event for everyone! Folly Beach, Center Street, free admission to the festival, prices vary throughout.
Whiskey Diablo Live at Blind Tiger – Join Whiskey Diablo at Charleston’s old speak easy on Broad Street. 38 Broad Street
The Palmetto 200 – A 200 mile relay style race will begin on Friday morning in Columbia, SC and end in James Island County Park on Saturday afternoon. The course is split into 36 legs and teams of 4 to 12 will race through the night to complete the 200 mile course. Come cheer us on (I will be running in it!) and meet us for a beer at the finish line on Saturday afternoon!
Saturday, March 29
Family Circle Cup – Family Circle cup begins this week and lasts all week long! Watch Serena Williams defend her title during this annual, action packed women’s tennis tournament! Restaurants and activities will also have booths set up throughout the week for you to enjoy. Family Circle Tennis Center, 161 Seven Farms Drive. Prices and times vary.
Spring Jam Music Fest – Presented by 105.5 The Bridge, this all day festival will feature 2 stages and 10 bands! Food and drink vendors will be set up all day on the water and it is sure to be a fun, relaxing time. This is a family friendly event but unfortunately, dogs are not permitted. Brittlebank Park, 0 Lockwood Blvd, $25 for advance tickets, $33 at the door.
Country Starlit Jana Kramer at The Music Farm – Country’s hottest female vocalist will perform live at The Music Farm this weekend. Kramer started here career on One Tree Hill and recently launched her first Country hit, “Why You Wanna”. Music Farm, 32 Ann Street. Doors open at 8pm, show begins at 9pm. $10 in advance, $25 at the door.
2014 MDR Muscle Walk – Join the Charleston community in the fight to raise awareness about Muscular Dystrophy. All proceeds will go towards the Muscular Dystrophy Association. This is a fun, family-friendly event that will include face painting, a photo booth, a wheelchair decorating station, raffle station and a merchandise table. Jo Riley Stadium, 360 Fishburne Street, 11:00am, $10 admission
Sunday, March 30
Thank God For Jokes Tour – Award winning filmmaker and comedian Mike Birbiglia will return to the Charleston stage for stories about jokes – how awkward they can be and how they can get you in trouble! Charleston Music Hall, 37 John Street, 6:30pm, $29-$39