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Festivities In Charleston This Weekend Aug 5-7

By August 5, 2016 September 29th, 2016 Current events

Festivities in charleston this weekend

Festivities In Charleston On Friday, August 5th

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.

Gullah/Geechee Fest: Wilmington On Fire Documentary – Wilmington on Fire is a documentary opening the Gullah/Geechee Nation International Music & Movement Festival’s Party with a Purpose with DJ Kwame Sha. Gullah/Geechee food and items will be on sale as well.

Where: Scott’s Grand Banquet Hall, N. Charleston

When: Friday, 6 – 9 p.m.

Music & Movies In The Park – Bring your blankets and chairs to Memorial Waterfront Park, sit back and enjoy free live music and an outdoor movie with the beautiful Ravenel Bridge and Charleston Harbor for a backdrop. Join us at 6:30 for live music with local band Call Momma. Local food trucks will be on hand as well!

Where: Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park

When: Friday, 6:30 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:  Friday, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

The 5th Jam on the Water Craft Beer Concert Cruise – features a Phish Tribute by Runaway Gin aboard the Carolina Queen Friday, August 5th. Concessions by Roti Rolls Food Truck. And as always, we’ll have several selections of Sweetwater brews, a full wine and liquor bar, and a few local art vendors.

Where: Charleston City Marina

When: Friday, 7 – 9:30 p.m.

Hootie & The Blowfish LIVE @ Volvo Cars Stadium(1st of 2 shows, 2nd show: Saturday) Few bands loom larger in the collective memory of the ’90s than Hootie & the Blowfish, the unforgettably-named roots rockers behind decade classics like “Only Wanna Be with You” and “Time.” Combining heartland rock and pop sensibility, the band’s 1994 debut album Cracked Rear View went 16 times platinum.

Where: Volvo Cars Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Friday, 7 p.m. (2nd show: Saturday, 7 p.m.)

RiverDogs Home Game – Wear red to the box office to support the military and save $1 off your ticket OR donate that dollar to the Wounded Warrior Corps. Stick around after the game as we light up the sky over the Ashley River with a post-game fireworks display.

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston

When: Friday, 7:05 p.m.

The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series – at James Island County Park features traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chairs or blanket.

Where: James Island County Park

When: Friday, 7:30 p.m.

Sam Bush @ Charleston Music Hall – Alternately known as the King of Telluride and the King of Newgrass, Bush has been honored by the Americana Music Association and the International Bluegrass Music Association. Bush has helped to expand the horizons of bluegrass music, fusing it with jazz, rock, blues, funk and other styles.

Where: The Charleston Music Hall, downtown Charleston

When: Friday, 8 p.m.

Sol Slam Music Festival (W/ Sol Driven Train) – Sol Slam is Charleston’s oceanfront music festival — a family-oriented day fest led by a night of jams from some of Charleston’s finest and their friends.  Doors open at 9pm on Friday night and 12:30pm on Saturday afternoon. Rain or shine!

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Friday, 9 p.m.

Festivities In Charleston On Saturday, August 6th

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.

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: Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Annual Surfers Healing Fundraiser, Folly Beach – is a non-profit surf camp for children with autism, offering their events free of charge for these amazing families. Surfers Healing Mission: “To enrich the lives of people living with autism by exposing them to the unique experience of surfing.”

Where: Loggerhead’s Beach Grill, Folly Beach

When: Saturday, 12 – 5 p.m.

Sol Slam Music Festival (W/ Sol Driven Train)  (Day 2)- Sol Slam is Charleston’s oceanfront music festival — a family-oriented day fest led by a night of jams from some of Charleston’s finest and their friends.  Doors open at 9pm on Friday night and 12:30pm on Saturday afternoon. Rain or shine!

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Saturday, 12:30 p.m. – 12 a.m.

RiverDogs Home Game – Saturday starts with player autographs on the concourse. During the game we will be having all types of feline fun. And stick around because after the game, we’ll be showing a collection of the best cat videos from the internet and fan submissions. \\

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston

When: Saturday, 4:05 p.m.

Films On The Field: Star Wars, Force Awakens – Come early to enjoy jump castles and food and beverage options. Kona Ice, Chick-fil-A, Mac Daddy and T&T Kettle Corn will be available for purchase. There will also be a full bar on-site. Blankets, lawn chairs, and pets (on a leash) are welcome.

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.

Hootie & The Blowfish LIVE @ Volvo Cars Stadium(2nd show) Few bands loom larger in the collective memory of the ’90s than Hootie & the Blowfish, the unforgettably-named roots rockers behind decade classics like “Only Wanna Be with You” and “Time.” Combining heartland rock and pop sensibility, the band’s 1994 debut album Cracked Rear View went 16 times platinum.

Where: Volvo Cars Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 7 p.m.

Charleston Pokémon Go Meetup Afterparty! This event is 21+. One lucky person chosen at random, will win 14,500 pokecoins! Powered by Red Bull. Tickets include:
Skipping the line, drink specials only available to ticket purchasers, active lure module during event, plus more as the event date approaches!

Where: Mynt, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Rocket Man: Tribute to Sir Elton John – Tokyo Joe’s – Rocket Man Tribute conforms to the model of a real Elton John concert. While going to great lengths to wear costumes that are exact replicas of those worn by Elton himself, and to entertain visually with state of the art lighting.

Where: The Charleston Music Hall, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 8 p.m.

Festivities In Charleston On Sunday, August 7th

Lowcountry Summer Coin Show – Low Country Coin Club will be holding their 2016 Summer Coin Show this coming August 5th through 7th. It will be once again held at the Ladson Fairgrounds in the Arts and Crafts building. As always there is free parking, free admission and a great deal of fun.

Where: Ladson Fairgrounds

When: Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 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.

Budweiser Bikini Bash – The Budweiser Bikini Bash is a long-standing tradition drawing locals and visitors from all over the Charleston area. For more than 25 years, the Windjammer Budweiser Bikini Bash has showcased some of “Charleston’s finest bikini-clad ladies”.

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Sunday, 4 – 9 p.m.

RiverDogs Home Game – Superheroes will join Charlie and Chelsea at the ballpark to keep the bad guys away. The team will be wearing their “Holy City” jerseys and the HC emblem on their caps as the RiverDogs celebrate Charleston’s “Holy City” moniker.

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium, Charleston

When: Saturday, 4:00 p.m.

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