Weekend Events In Charleston 8-26-8-28

By August 26, 2016 September 29th, 2016 Current events

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Weekend Events In Charleston On Friday, 8/26

Charleston Fall Home Show -Win a dream backyard makeover, free design consultation, meet Miller Gaffney at the antique home show, attend the home show party and talk with Charleston’s top home professionals!

Where: The Gaillard Center, downtown Charleston

When: 11 a.m. Friday, August 26th – Sunday, August 28th

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.

3rd Annual Mushroom Gathering – Come celebrate with local chefs and brewers serving up mushroom inspired food and brews. Local farmers and producers on hand to share their stories, and an education table to learn about all things mushrooms. Tickets: $35 – $45.

Where: GrowFood Warehouse, downtown Charleston

When:  Friday, 6 – 9 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 East Cooper Baptist Church Orchestra and the movie, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. 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.

Balkun Brothers @ Hometeam – After recently exploding onto the music scene with their powerful brand of psychedelic rock n’ roll, Balkun Brothers are creating a name for themselves amongst the top rock and blues bands in the USA and worldwide.

Where: Hometeam BBQ, Sullivans Island

When: Friday, 10 p.m.

Top Jimmy @ Windjammer – The band came together in the summer of 2004. As of 2015 we have played over 600 shows and are still playing, every weekend for your enjoyment. Tickets are $5 at the door…Doors 9PM Show at 10PM.

Where: The Windjammer, Isle of Palms

When: Friday, 9 p.m.

Weekend Events In Charleston On Saturday, 8/27

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.

Yoga on a Yacht – Join Ashley Bell on the upper deck of the Carolina Girl, moored at Ripley Point Yacht Club, for an hour of accessible all-levels vinyasa flow followed by snacks and refreshments.

Where: Ripley Point Yacht Club, Charleston

When: Saturday, 9:45 a.m.

13th annual Grape Stomp Festival – There will be food trucks, vendors, bounce castle, “Wrecking Ball” and slushies for the kids, a Lucy look-a-like contest, grape stomp contest (kid and adult versions) and music from Travelin’ Kine and One Kool Blow. Bring lawn chairs or blankets!

Where: Deep Water Vineyard, Wadmalaw Island

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Sam’s Club National BBQ Tour – The Sam’s Club® National BBQ Tour specializes in ALL things BBQ and they invite you to come see why BBQ tastes so good at a Sam’s Club near you! All events are FREE and open to the PUBLIC which means backyard BBQ enthusiasts will get front row seats to all the action.

Where: 4900 Centre Point Drive, N. Charleston

When: Saturday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

40th Anniversary Party @ Patriots Point – The museum will showcase many of the new exhibits, technological upgrades, and exciting educational and camping programs that have been added over the last several years. The anniversary celebration will feature a food court and beer garden aboard the USS Yorktown, as well as live entertainment.

Where: Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Endless Summer Party @ Bay Street Biergarten – Enjoy beats by DJ Natty Heavy & DJ Rehab as you test your abilities on the rodeo shark, sip on drink specials, like $2 Dixie Southern Vodka Jell-O shots, $4 Truly Spiked & Sparkling, $5 Ballast Point pints and $6 Red Bull Vodkas from our sponsors, or even try out a pair of Nectar sunglasses.

Where: Bay Street Biergarten, downtown Charleston

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Food Truck & Live Music @ Ghost Monkey Brewery – Pink Bellies will be here serving their “Vietnamese Deliciousness”. Prepared with modern techniques, old family recipes and local ingredients. Music brought to you by Sunflowers & Sin.

Where: Ghost Monkey Brewery, Mt. Pleasant

When: Saturday, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.

The Summer Beach Games – This will be a fun filled day for the whole family. There will be multiple games set up on the beach in front of The Tides Folly Beach and judged by a panel of On Air personalities.

Where: The Tides, Folly Beach

When: Saturday, 11 a.m.

A Good Catch Dinner @ Middleton Place – The Middleton Place Restaurant has paired up once again with Holy City Brewing, Lo-Fi Brewing and the South Carolina Aquarium Good Catch program. Chef Buck will showcase the best in sustainable seafood picnic dishes, paired with heat quenching libations.

Where: Middleton Place Restaurant, Charleston

When: Saturday, 6 p.m.

Ballpark Festival of Beers – Come sample over 100 American and International Ales, Stouts, Lagers, Pilsners and Specialty Brews on Saturday, August 27th at Joe Riley Park! Presented by Kickin’ Chicken. The first 2,500 people through the gates receive a commemorative sampling glass.

Where: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Ballpark, Charleston

When: Saturday, 6 – 10 p.m.

Charleston Battery Soccer Home Game – Come out to support the home team! The Charleston Battery soccer team takes on the Charlotte Independence at MUSC Health Stadium on Daniel Island. Tickets: $15 – $35.

Where: MUSC Health Stadium, Daniel Island

When: Saturday, 7:30 p.m.

Town Mountain @ The Pour House – North Carolina-based bluegrass band Town Mountain, the key ingredient of the musical stew that is their career-defining fifth album, SouthernCrescent, is the same confident – yet entirely embraceable – swagger that has distinguished the group since they first formed in 2005.

Where: The Charleston Pour House

When: Saturday, 8:30 p.m.

Weekend Events In Charleston On Sunday, 8/28

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.

Bazaar At The Point – A family friendly community event focused on locally sourced products, eclectic arts- n- craft vendors, live bee hive exhibit, hermit crab races, kids activities, corn hole, live music by Thomas Champagne, food & beverage and more.

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mt. Pleasant

When: Sunday, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

“Ark of Taste” By Slow Food Charleston –  Join Slow Food Charleston for a special happy hour at Home Team BBQ (downtown) followed by a specially prepared dinner by the Southeastern’s finest chefs at Edmund’s Oast. Dinner tickets: $200. Happy Hour tickets: $25.00. Get tickets here.

Where: Hometeam, downtown and Edmund’s Oast, downtown Charleston

When: Sunday, 6:30 p.m.

The Lebowski Bash @ The Alley – Join the Dude, The Alley, Charleston Music Hall & Charleston City Paper as they present a movie night featuring the Big Lebowski and a team bowling tournament. Tickets available here.

Where: The Alley, downtown Charleston

When: Sunday, 6:30 p.m.