Events In Charleston This Weekend 8/12-8/14

By August 12, 2016 September 29th, 2016 Current events

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Events In Charleston On Friday, August 12th

Shark Week @ SC Aquarium – Find fun shark activities around every corner as we celebrate the ocean’s apex predator. Enjoy special dive shows, educational stations and photo opportunities centered on sharks.Shark Week activities are included with Aquarium admission.

Where: South Carolina Aquarium, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Team Hendrick Sertoma Football Classic – Lowcountry high school teams kick off football season at this annual community charity by bringing rival high school football teams together to play for a great cause! Tickets are $12.

Where: Johnson Hagood Memorial Stadium

When:  Kickoff 5:30 p.m., Friday

Palmetto Brewing Loading Dock Music Series – Join Palmetto Brewing for the 2016 Loading Dock Music Series. Live shows every Friday at 289 Huger St. Performances begin at 6, and the music goes until close at 10PM!

Where: Palmetto Brewing, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 6 p.m.

Music & Movies In The Park – The Town of Mount Pleasant continues its Music & Movies in the Park series presented by Y102.5 by taking you back to the 80s and 90s with music by local throwback band Weird Science and the hilarious adventure comedy Space Jam. Food trucks will be on hand.

Where: Mt. Pleasant Waterfront Memorial Park

When: Friday, music begins at 6:30

Charleston Night Market – Area ​Artists and Artisans will take over the Charleston City Market as  THE NIGHT MARKET continues this weekend! The Night Market is located in the Charleston City Market, Charleston’s #1 most visited attraction; a venue where over 50 area artisans, artists, food vendors, and local musicians gather together, each Friday, Saturday & night, to create a memorable evening. 6:30 pm-10:30 pm.

Where: Charleston City Market, downtown Charleston

When:  Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

The Frtitz w/ Nocturnal Kernalz @ The Pour House –  Steadily building a reputation as a live act not to be missed, Asheville music ambassadors The Fritz, played a strong year of sets showing thousands of new fans what throngs of Southeastern music lovers have known for years: The Fritz likes to get funky.

Where: The Charleston Pour House

When: Friday, 8:30 p.m.

Liz Brasher @ Hometeam Downtown – She beats the story out of her music. It jumps and hollers and shouts. It reaches out and takes your mind. She sings, but her music talks. Miss Rhythm in lights. For Liz, music’s simple and music’s complex. Music is Pop Staples’ tremolo-soaked guitar riffs.

Where: Hometeam BBQ, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 10 p.m.

Events In Charleston On Saturday, August 13th

Charleston Farmers Market – Located in Marion Square in the heart of Historic District in Downtown Charleston, SC, the CFM is open each Saturday, from April 9th through November 26th, 8 AM to 2 PM. There are a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.

Where: Marion Square, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 8 a.m. – 2 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, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Spirit Of The River Festival – This is a non-profit event to bring awareness to issues facing the Edisto River and other waterways in our state and to educate the public on safety in paddling. Activities include Stand Up Paddleboarding 101, Kayaking 101, Bellyak & SUP Try out, Kayak Rolling Demonstration, Kayak & SUP Obstacle Race and Kayak Fishing 101. There will also be food, music, vendors and games.

Where: Givhans Ferry State Park, Ridgeville

When: Saturday, 10 a.m.

Plantation Singers 20th Anniversary Concert – The Plantation Singers of Charleston, SC are a professional a cappella singing group renowned locally, nationally and internationally for their singing of the music of the Lowcountry. This group of very talented singers is special in that each has a lifetime of musical experience.

Where: Charleston Music Hall

When: Saturday, 4 p.m.

Screening of Jackie Robinson Documentary – Sarah Burns and David McMahon, directors of the film, will be present for commentary and discussion following the film. Raphael James of WCSC-Live 5 News will be host for the evening.

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston

When: Saturday, 4 p.m.

3rd Annual Charleston Vendors Extravaganza – This event is for like minded business professionals coming together in one place for Networking, Promoting, and Exposure for there business. There will be balloon art, face painting, entertainment, giveaways, and VIP area $25.00 purchased at the door.

Where: Charleston Area Convention Center

When: Saturday 5 – 9 p.m.

Punts & Pints – What’s not to love about craft beer and soccer? Put them together and you have the perfect combination for an entertaining Saturday night with friends. Make plans now to enjoy your favorite cold craft beer while you watch Charleston Battery vs. FC Montreal.

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 6 – 10 p.m.

Cannon Green Wine Dinner Series – “The first dinner in the series is scheduled for Saturday, August 13th and features a “Summer of Reisling” theme. Each German-inspired dish in the menu will be paired with one of Edgar’s favorite German reislings. Tickets are $100.”

Where: Cannon Green, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Shaggin On The Cooper – Dust off your dancing shoes and get ready for summer and Shaggin’ on the Cooper! Live music of all varieties will fill the air with local bands performing throughout the season at the Mount Pleasant Pier. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

Where: Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Events In Charleston On Sunday, August 14th

Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series – The five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Parkfeatures a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years.

Where: James Island County Park 

When: Sunday, 7:15 a.m.

North Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market – The Rusty Rudder Mount Pleasant is proud to host the North Mt. Pleasant Farmers’ and Craft Market Every Sunday from 11am-3pm. Featuring items from local vendors in the Lowcountry.

Where: 3563 N Highway 17, Mt. Pleasant, SC

When: Sunday, 11 a.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.

Oops I Brunched Again @ Bay Street Biergarten – We’ll have a special brunch menu + we’ll be pouring Charleston Mix Bloody Mary’s and mimosas all day while we jam out with DJ Natty Heavy. And did we mention the costume contest? The person wearing the best Britney-style school girl outfit is leaving with a $50 gift card.

Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston

When: Sunday 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

2nd Sunday On King Street – Charleston’s most exciting shopping and dining district is King Street, the most unique Main Street in the world. King Street will be closed to vehicle traffic to celebrate Southern Sunday afternoons by welcoming everyone to stroll, shop, dine and enjoy Charleston at its finest.

Where: King Street, downtown Charleston

When: Sunday, 1 – 5 p.m.

Toad The Wet Sprocket – Enjoy an unforgettable evening and reminisce with Glen, Todd, Randy and Dean, in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of their album Fear.  The event will include a meet and greet with the band, a photo opportunity and a live acoustic song performance just for the VIPs!

Where: Charleston Music Hall

When: Sunday, 8 p.m.