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Things to do In Charleston This Weekend Oct. 5 – 7

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Things to do In Charleston on Friday, October 5th

42nd Annual Fall Tour of Homes – The fall tour of homes, history and architecture is your chance to experience some of the finest, most historic houses and gardens in america, right here in historic Charleston.
Where: Various locations around Charleston
When: October 4th -28th
Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch – Pumpkin patch, corn maze, giant slide, petting zoo, corn hole, hayride, goat walk, rabbit enclosure, playground, rock climbing wall, and more one admission price includes all attractions!
Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant
When: Friday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Pre-Happy Hour @ Edmund’s Oast -Daily Pre-Happy Hour — from 3:00-4:30 p.m. Enjoy 12-ounce house beers for $3 each and a featured wine by the glass for $3 per half pour and $6 per full pour. Stop by any day of the week to enjoy this!
Where: Edmund’s Oast, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 3 – 4:30 p.m.
Corps of Cadets Parade – Watch from the stands as more than 2,300 members of the South Carolina Corps of Cadets march in formation onto Summerall Field in the heart of The Citadel’s iconic campus, located on the banks of the Ashley River in downtown Charleston.
Where: The Citadel, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 3:45 p.m.
Charleston City Night Market – The Charleston City Night Market is an exciting showcase of more than 100 talented artists and craftspeople that occurs every Friday and Saturday evening from April – December. The Night Market runs from 6:30 – 10:30 p.m and is a free event that is open to the public.
Where: Charleston City Market
When: Friday, 6:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Jam on The Water Concert Series – Each cruise will feature a local band playing a tribute to a classic rock band, local food, local art vendors, and seasonal selections from Sweetwater aboard the Carolina Queen.
Where: Charleston City Marina
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Boone Hall Fright Nights – Every year around this time Boone Hall transforms into a Halloween attraction that captivates thousands of locals and visitors alike. This year features 4 new, main scary attractions: the farmhouse, the clearing, the and the woods.
Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant
When: Attractions open at 7:15 p.m. every night until Oct. 31st
Moncks Corner Pro Rodeo – Hope Acres Rescue has been invited to participate again this year at the Moncks Corner Pro Rodeo! We will be assisting with parking and have a table of information and merchandise! Please stop by and say hi while you enjoy the Rodeo!
Where: Moncks Corner, SC
When: Friday, 8 p.m.
First Friday with DJ NattyHeavy – Celebrate your Friday with DJ NattyHeavy at The Brick! Voted as The 2018 Best Club DJ by The Charleston City Paper. You also have a chance to win a free tab from DJ NattyHeavy.
Where: The Brick, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 10 p.m.

Things to do in Charleston on Saturday, Oct. 6th

35th Annual Moja Arts Festival – The Festival highlights the many African-American and Caribbean contributions to western and world cultures. MOJA’s wide range of events include visual arts, classical music, dance, gospel, jazz, poetry, R&B music, storytelling, theatre, children’s activities, traditional crafts, ethnic food, and much
Where: Various locations around Charleston
When: September 27th – October 7th.
Isle of Palms Connector Run – Non-profit 5K and 10K race for the healing and prevention of child abuse in Charleston. Racers will begin at the designated point on Palm Blvd. They will then follow along Palm Blvd and turn left onto the Isle of Palms Connector at the light and over the intra-coastal waterway.
Where: Isle of Palms Connector
When: Saturday, 8 a.m.
Charleston Farmers Market – every Saturday in beautiful Marion Square and peruse the aisles, where you will enjoy a wide variety of 100+ Local Vendors, including; Farmers & Growers, Sweet & Savory Food Concessions
Where: Marion Square, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday 8 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Summerville Farmer’s Market – Open Saturdays from 8 am to 1 pm in the First Citizens Bank parking lot behind Town Hall (200 South Main Street). Farmers, meats, seafood, baked goods, and live music (in the Market Café from 10 am to 1 pm).
Where: Summerville, SC
When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market – The aim of Homegrown is to be a point of sustainable connection for the Lowcountry community. Homegrown also holds a mission of bringing interactive ways to educate your community on the health and environmental benefits of making sustainable choices. Homegrown offers classes, demos, and interactive opportunities for locals to be active in making sustainable choices in their lives.

Where: 3546 Maybank Hwy, Johns Island

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Bird Fest 2018 – This festival is a celebration of our feathered friends! Festival will include organizations such as Birds of Prey, Ducks Unlimited, South Carolina Waterfowl Association and many more. Tailrace Tavern Food Truck and Live Entertainment by the Charleston Hot Shots, a guided bird walk by Audubon, a flight demonstration by Birds of Prey, and a photography class by Eric Horan.
Where: Old Santee Canal Park
When:  Saturday, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Mimosas & Mutts – Ms. Rose’s wants to invite you and your favorite four-legged friends to Mimosas & Mutts every Saturday during brunch! Enjoy all of your Southern brunch favorites from Chef Matt Paul paired with mimosa flights, pitchers and more.

Where: Ms. Roses Restaurant, West Ashley
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Suds & Savasana (Beer & Yoga)  Come detox to re-tox with Suds & Savasana. Class starts at 11:00am, and your investment is just $10 for yoga, or $15 for yoga and a pint of your choice. ALL are always welcome.
Where: Lowtide Brewing, Johns Island
When:  Saturday, 11:00 a.m.
Charleston Cider Crawl – Love cider? Yeah, we do too!!!…so we have put together a cider crawl featuring the best restaurants, bars and bottle shops in Charleston. Cider, Cider Cocktails & Food Pairings. Check out the posts on the page as venues and specifics get added.
Where: Various locations in Charleston
When: Saturday, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
October Fall Festival on Wadmalaw – $5 donation. Music, vendors, crafts, jewelry, sweetgrass, hats, food, jump castles, face painting and other kid-friendly activities. Art exhibit by Lysandra Gathers, Gullah storytelling and more.
Where: Wadmalaw Island Community Center
When: Saturday, 12 p.m.

Oktoberfest @ Baystreet Biergarten – The fun starts at noon as DJ United (12-3) sets the musical backdrop for you as you test your strength on our High Striker carnival game (think giant sledge hammer slamming) and skills on the quarterback challenge or hoop zone.

Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston
When:  Saturday, 12p.m. – 11 p.m.
Revel on The River: Film Screening/Happy Hour  This unique event is centered around The Bend on the Ashley River and features music, fly fishing instruction, birding, paddling, cleanups, educational programs, a film, history, food, and beers from Charleston’s finest breweries.
Where: The Bend, N. Charleston
When:  Saturday, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Boone Hall Fright Nights – Every year around this time Boone Hall transforms into a Halloween attraction that captivates thousands of locals and visitors alike. This year features 4 new, main scary attractions: the farmhouse, the clearing, the and the woods.
Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant
When: Attractions open at 7:15 p.m. every night until Oct. 31st

Jump, Little Children Album Release Party – A new Jump, Little Children album will drop and the band will also launch a multi-city tour throughout the Southeast, major cities of the Northeast, and Chicago this Fall.  Special guests include Sondorblue.

Where: Charleston Music Hall
When:  Saturday, 8:00 p.m.

Things to do in Charleston on Sunday, Oct. 7th

42nd Annual Fall Tour of Homes – The fall tour of homes, history and architecture is your chance to experience some of the finest, most historic houses and gardens in america, right here in historic Charleston.
Where: Various locations around Charleston
When: October 4th -28th
Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch – Pumpkin patch, corn maze, giant slide, petting zoo, corn hole, hayride, goat walk, rabbit enclosure, playground, rock climbing wall, and more one admission price includes all attractions!
Where: Boone Hall Plantation, Mt. Pleasant
When: Sunday, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Bendy Brewski Yoga – Accessible and fun Yoga inside the brewery for 45 minutes followed by a flight or pint of craft beer! We always some mats to borrow and your teacher Michele is kind, fun and knowledgeable!
Where: Holy City Brewing, N. Charleston
When: Sunday, 10 a.m.
Sunday Brunch @ The Granary – The Granary is now serving brunch again every Sunday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Indulge in dishes such as duck and waffles, shrimp and grits or huevos rancheros along with mimosas, bloody marys, Moscow mules and other brunch cocktails.
Where: The Granary, Coleman Blvd – Mt. Pleasant 
When: Sundays, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market – This is an opportunity specifically for small producers and new and beginning businesses who source locally to sell amongst their peers and to develop their market base. There will be live music and tons of local vendors. Please come out and support us!
Where: The Charleston Pour House
When: Sunday, 11 a.m.
Jazz Brunch Riverboat Cruise – You’ll be transported to the classic days of the elegant riverboat aboard the Carolina Queen. A well appointed gourmet buffet brunch will be set up by Charleston favorite, Dish & Design Catering, to include local lowcountry favorites like shrimp and grits with tasso gravy, French toast casserole and more!  live entertainment will be on the second deck provided by TenCap Jazz.
Where: Charleston City Marina
When: Sunday, 11:30 a.m.
Charleston Oktoberfest – This year’s Oktoberfest will feature a wide variety of seasonal beers, live German music, German dancers, great german food from several local vendors, a kids zone, and more! Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gates.
Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island
When: Sunday, 12 – 6 p.m.
NFL Sundays @ The Alley   Make The Alley your NFL headquarters for the 2018 season! You can catch all the games on our NFL Sunday Ticket Package and enjoy these great specials
Where: The Alley, downtown Charleston
When:  Sunday, 1 p.m. – 11 p.m.

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