Things to do in Charleston this weekend Sept 28 – 30


Things to do In Charleston on Friday, Sept. 28th

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.
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.
Locals Park Circle Grand Opening – Celebrate the GRAND OPENING of Locals Park Circle! LIVE MUSIC by 26 EAST from 5-8pm! 25% OFF ALL SUSHI from 4-11pm. Commonhouse Aleworks are doing a Tap Takeover with $5 Drafts and there will be the Locals signature frozen orange creamsicle drink!
Where: Locals – Park Circle, N. Charleston
When: Friday, 4 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.
A Night for the Children Gala  An elegant evening to raise funds in support of the community’s most vulnerable children and families. Seated Dinner, Live Entertainment, Dancing, Live and Silent Auctions and more!
Where: Memminger Auditorium, downtown Charleston
When:  Friday, 7:00 p.m.
Films on the Field: Minions – Bring the whole family to watch a favorite on our 3,000 square foot video board. This week’s film: Minions. We’ll have food trucks, full bar, and jump castles. Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged, dogs on a leash are welcome. Gates open at 6:00 PM and the film starts at 7:00 PM.
Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island
When: Friday, 7:00 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

Things to do in Charleston on Saturday, Sept. 29th

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.
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.

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.
Annual Park Circle Oktoberfest Come out to the 3rd Annual Park Circle Oktoberfest block party. Featuring craft beer, local food, and live music. Music Line-up: Sunflowers & Sin, Cameron H Handel & The Saltwater Brass and The Royal Tinfoil.
Where: Park Circle, North Charleston
When:  Saturday, 12 – 6 p.m.
2nd Annual Lewis Chile Roast– Enjoy live music from local artists while perusing the mini-market of chile-centric products and fresh roasted chiles from Hatch, New Mexico.  Local chefs including Shuai Wang of Short Grain and Jeremiah Schenzel and Nick Dowling of Daps, will offer tastes of chile bites, along with limited-edition chile beverages from Revelry Brewing and Cathead Vodka.
Where: Lewis Barbecue, downtown Charleston
When: Saturday, 2 – 5 p.m.
James Island Fall Festival – Not only will there be food, drinks, and football, but you’ll also be able to enjoy a special performance by the cast of “The Addams Family.” Bounce house, face painting, live music, silent auction, and unlimited family fun
Where: Charleston Performing Arts Center, James Island
When: Saturday, 5 – 9  p.m.

Moon Taxi Live at Charleston Harbor Resort – The five-piece band hailing from Nashville has released three albums, A festival favorite, the band has performed at Bonnaroo, Coachella, Governor’s Ball, Hangout Festival and many more.

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant
When:  Saturday, 6:00 p.m.

Soul Fish at The Windjammer – “Soul Fish” is a variety party band from Charleston, SC that specializes in keeping you dancing and singing all night long while consistently creating unforgettable moments.

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms
When:  Saturday, 9:00 p.m.

Things to do in Charleston on Sunday, Sept. 30th

Crab Bank Paddle & Flotilla – We’re paddling out to form a halo around Crab Bank to show our support for this critical seabird nesting island! This will be a morning to remember, so bring your kids and your friends, too.
Where: Coastal Expeditions, Mt. Pleasant
When: Sunday, 8 – 10 a.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.
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. Enjoy the entertainment of local artists celebrating Italian Culture and Heritage throughout the day.
Where: Downtown Summerville, SC
When: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Swing Dance @ Prohibition   Participate in a free swing dance lesson from Steven Duane, which is followed by live jazz music by the V-Tones.
Where: Prohibition, downtown Charleston
When:  Sunday, 6:30 p.m.
Jay Leno Live @ The Gaillard – Acclaimed TV late night show host, admired stand-up comedian, best-selling children’s book author, much-in-demand corporate speaker, TV and movie voice-over artist will be having a live standup show in Charleston.
Where: The Gaillard Center, downtown Charleston
When: Sunday, 7:30 p.m.