Weekend Events in Charleston August 9-11

Sullivans Island

Sullivans Island

Friday, August 9

  • Sunset Craft Brews Cruise. Relax aboard the Carolina Queen as you sail the Charleston harbor at sunset. Refreshments provided by local favorite Roti Rolls. All Oskar Blues cans are $3 onboard. Tickets are $25 per person and include parking at the marina. Tour begins boarding at 17 Lockwood Drive at 6:30, and lasts from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Book by calling 888-224-5037.

  • Music on the Green Concert Series. Enjoy a beautiful Lowcountry evening as you listen to the Shrimp City Slim’s unique take on the blues and bluegrass of the Lowcountry from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Bring your lawn chair and blankets. Foods and beverages will be available for purchase. The concert will be held in the center of Freshfields Village on Kiawah Island. Free.

  • Under the Sun Concert. The ‘90s are back! See your favorite bands of yesteryear perform, including Sugar Ray, Vertical Horizon, and Smash Mouth. Tickets start at $39.95 and can be purchased online. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. North Charleston Coliseum.


Saturday, August 10

  • Big Kahuna Fishing Tournament. Don’t let the big one get away during this tournament held at the Folly Beach fishing pier. There are multiple categories to compete in, including Lady Anglers, Youth Anglers, and Senior Anglers, which makes this an event for the entire family. Prizes include a two-year lease on a Subaru Forester. On-site registration begins at 6:00 a.m. the day of the tournament. Fees for adults (Charleston County residents) are $10; seniors and children under 12 are $8.

  • Movies at Wannamaker County Park. Bring your lawn chair, pets and family to enjoy a movie under the stars. Despicable Me (PG, 2010) will be shown; the movie is included in the $1 park admission. The movie begins at dusk (usually around 8 PM). 8888 University Boulevard, North Charleston, SC.


Sunday, August 11

  • 23rd Annual Charleston Sprint Triathalon. Swim, bike and run at James Island County Park in the fifth and final race of the 2013 Charleston Sprint Triathalon series. The race begins at 7:15 AM. Tickets are $55–purchase early as the event is limited to 400 participants and often sells out.

  • Twelfth Night. Viola has fallen in love with a man who is in love with another woman. What’s the best way to win his heart? Why, disguise herself as a man and help her love woo the object of his affections, of course. The Flowertown Players present their version of Shakespeare’s comedy where love is found in all the wrong places.