Events In Charleston Oct. 1st & 2nd

Events In Charleston: Saturday
Events In Charleston: Sunday

Events In Charleston On Saturday, October 1st

2nd Annual Latin Dance Festival – Join us for a Weekend of Latin music workshops, performances/dancing, and a community festival!! Instructors from around South Carolina and beyond will be teaching Salsa, Mambo, Bachata, Cha Cha, Afro-Mambo, Bachatango, Kizomba, Tango, and Zouk.
Where: Knights of Columbus Hall, downtown Charleston
When: Friday, 7 p.m., Sunday 6 p.m.

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.

Kohl’s Truck Or Treat – The MUSC Children’s Hospital has partnered with Kohl’s to put on this community event promoting injury prevention and healthy eating habits through educational efforts. Kohl’s Truck-Or-Treat is a community collaborative event meant to promote injury prevention through educational efforts.

Where: N. Charleston Coliseum PAC

When: Saturday, 9 a.m.

MOJA Arts Festival – 2016 marks Charleston’s 33rd annual MOJA Arts Festival: A Celebration of African-American and Caribbean Arts. Selected as one of the Southeast Tourism Society’s Top 20 Events for many years, the MOJA Arts Festival promises an exciting line-up of events with a rich variety of traditional favorites.

Where: Various locations around Charleston

When: Sept. 29 – Oct. 9

Park Circle Oktoberfest – The festival, subtitled “Welcoming Palmetto to the Circle,” is a free, all ages event hosted by EVO Pizzeria and The Brew Cellar featuring local food and beverages, vendors, live music, an address from Mayor Keith Summey, and a unique opportunity to learn about the future of Park Circle.

Where: O’Hear Ave. N. Charleston

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Pigs & Pigskins: The Tiger Tailgate – We’re inviting all our football fans to come out starting at 11am to enjoy $15 all you can eat bbq, some brewskis, and the company of your fellow tigers. Clemson will be taking on the Louisville Cardinals, and there’s no better way to get hyped for the game than with a tailgate.

Where: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Oktoberfest @ Bay Street Biergarten – Get out your lederhosen and prepare to hoist some steins, because Oktoberfest is happening October 1st. From 12-8pm you can enjoy beats from DJ Rdot and DJ Rehab + our annual Sam Adams Stein Hoisting Competition.

Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston
When: 12 – 8 p.m.
Cooper River Rodeo – There will be a Oktoberfest style food truck rodeo complete with all the food, beer and music you can handle, delicious eats from Rebel Taqueria, Immortal Lobster, Dog & Duck, and Gelatimoto. Plus, Red Cedar Review, Danny May, & David Gunstra will be taking care of all your live music needs.
Where: Cooper River Brewing Company, Charleston
When: Saturday, 12 – 8 p.m.
Shrimp On The Barbie Throwdown – October is National Seafood Month and what better way to celebrate than with a Shrimp Throwdown on the beach at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. Our first annual Shrimp on the Barbie Shirmp Throwdown will showcase local chefs competing for the best Shrimp dish in Charleston. 
Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant
When: Saturday, 1 – 5 p.m.
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:  Saturday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Morris Island Lighthouse 140th Anniversary Lighting – Save The Light will be lighting the Morris Island Lighthouse for 4 hours the night of Saturday October 1, 2016 in celebration of the 140th anniversary of the first lighthing in 1876. A small dedication ceremony will begin at approx 7:00PM and the lights will be turned on at approx 7:30PM.
Where: Old Coast Guard Station, Folly Beach
When: Saturday, 7 – 10 p.m.
Hot Buttered Rum @ The Pour House – Few things rejuvenate the soul like a warm fireside drink after an exhausting day in the snow. Hot Buttered Rum has that effect. Their original songs are instantly familiar and inviting, and their easygoing versions of timeless classics.
Where: Charleston Pour House
When: Saturday, 9:30 p.m.

Events In Charleston On Sunday, October 2nd

Arnold Palmer Days @ Rivertowne – Guests who play the RiverTowne course this Friday, Saturday or Sunday will receive a complimentary Arnold Palmer with the purchase of their round. Cheers to you, Mr. Palmer. You will certainly be missed.
Where: Rivertowne Golf Course, Mt. Pleasant
When: Sept. 30 – Oct. 2
Summerville Italian Feast – Experience authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of downtown Summerville’s Hutchinson Square from the Low Country Italian Eateries. Sample as you like and also enjoy a wide variety of imported and local Italian wines.
Where: Downtown Summerville, Hutchinson Square
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.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.
 Latin American Festival – Celebrate the sights and sounds of the Latin world with live Salsa and Merengue music, authentic food and crafts, and plenty of activities for families to enjoy at the Latin American Festival!
Where: Wannamaker Park, N. Charleston
When: Sunday 12 – 6 p.m.
11th Annual All-You-Can-Eat Oyster Roast – Kick off oyster season with an all you can eat frenzy at Art’s Bar & Grill. Oysters are harvested within two days of when they are cooked guaranteeing that they will be some of the freshest seafood around.
Where: Art’s Bar & Grill, Mt. Pleasant
When: Sundays, 1- 7 p.m.
 Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival – Enjoy wine selected by Wine Bar 48 and the cellar of a private donor, savory small plates catered by Crave Charleston Catering, and the sounds of Bluegrass, Swing, and R&B performed by The Lowhills.
Where: Freshfields Village, Kiawah Island
When: Sunday, 3 – 6 p.m.