Living in Charleston is an amazing experience. Between the food, the nightlife, the history and the beautiful scenery, you’ll never be bored in the Holy City. We checked out some upcoming local events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend!
For the Party People:
Party at the Point:$7.00, short drive
What: Weekly outdoor concert featuring local live music. This week, it’s the Kopecky Family Band. Bountiful food and drink specials!
Who: Anyone who likes to bust a move and groove. Family- and dog-friendly.
When & Where: 5:30 to 9:30 pm, Friday October 4 at the Charleston’s Harbor Resort & Marina on Patriot’s Point. (20 Patriots Point Rd, Mt Pleasant, SC 29464)
For Local Culture:
Passages Art Show and Sale Call: Free, within walking distance
What: A multidisciplinary exhibition of fine contemporary art and crafts from the global African Diaspora. Displays both seasoned and emerging artists, and offers a chance to meet them!
Who: Anyone with an appreciation for local art and culture
When & Where: 12-7pm Friday October 4, and 12-7pm Saturday October 5 at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church (110 Calhoun Street, Charleston, South Carolina 29401)
Charleston Farmer’s Market: Free, within walking distance
What: Access to the finest local produce, delicious prepared foods, unique artisan foods, and family-friendly entertainment. A Charleston tradition. People- and dog-watching encouraged.
Who: Anyone and everyone
When & Where: 8:00am-2:00pm, Saturday October 5 in Marion Square (King & Calhoun Streets)
Sherlock Holmes and the Charleston History Mystery: $22 with your Cougar Card, within walking distance
What: A Historical City Tour for the truly lazy—you never have to leave your theater seat. Explore Charleston’s past, present, and other worldly… If you’re brave enough to volunteer, you might play a victim, villain or vile vision.
Who: Anyone with some courage and curiosity.
When & Where: 8:00pm Friday October 4, 9:00pm Friday October 5 at The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre (164 Church Street, Charleston SC)
The Sound of Charleston: $16 with Cougar Card, within walking distance
What: Listen to the unique sounds that define Charleston’s rich musical heritage…gospel, Gershwin, music of the Civil War, classics & jazz, presented by professional artists in a 15-minute concert. (Tickets available online, at any Visitor Center, or by calling box office at 843-270-4903.)
Who: Anyone with a penchant for history and music.
When & Where: 7:00pm, Saturday October 5, at the Circular Congregational Church (150 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401)