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 events—here’s the run-down so you can make the most out of your weekend!
For the Party People:
Acoustic Sunset Oyster Roast Series at the Wreckfish: $12, short drive
What: Live music, all-you-can-eat oysters, and a sunset. Perfection.
Who: Anyone ready to tuck into some local seafood.
When & Where: Friday, January 17th, from 5pm-8pm, at The Wreckfish. 7690 Northwoods Boulevard, North Charleston SC 29406
Live Music at Toast: No cover, food & drinks as priced
What: Live music every Friday and Saturday at the home of the bottomless mimosa. Expect local favorites such as Scott Fedewa, Kevin Church, and Blake Zahnd.
Who: Any local—or out-of-towner—who prefers live music to a noisy DJ.
When & Where: Friday, January 17th and Saturday, January 18th at 8:00 pm. Toast of Charleston, 155 Meeting Street, Charleston, SC 29401
For Local Culture:
Charleston Restaurant Week: Prix fixe menus, many participating downtown restaurants
What: A week of awesome deals at your favorite Charleston restaurants, executed by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association (GCRA)
Who: Anyone with an empty stomach and a few bucks! This week’s deals fit any price range; each menu features 3 items for $20, $30, or $40.
When & Where: Restaurant Week runs until this Sunday, January 19th. For a list of participating venues, click here. http://www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/
11th Annual Charleston Comedy Festival: Prices vary with location, venues across Charleston area
What: The premier comedy festival in the Southeast. Performers and comedy groups from America’s top comedy hotbeds will perform sketches, improve and stand-up at venues throughout the Holy City.
Who: Anyone with a funnybone.
When & Where: The Festival runs until Saturday, January 18th. Venues vary. For the full list, click here. http://www.charlestoncomedyfestival.com/
Tedeschi Trucks Band: Tickets range from $47-$69, short drive
What: The North Charleston Performing Arts Center will host the Tedeschi Trucks Band—the 11-member collective led by husband-wife duo Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi—on Friday night. The concert promises to deliver an electrifying blend of blues, soul, jazz, and rock.
Who: Anyone with some spare change and love for a roots-rich musical mix.
When & Where: Friday, January 17th, at 8:00 pm at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Dr North Charleston, SC 29418