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Jul 29, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Shag Night on the Dock


Shag Night on the Dock

What: Shag Night on the Dock
When: Monday Aug. 2, 2021
Time: 5 pm - 8 pm
Where: Freshfields Village
How Much: Free


Are you a shag dance pro wanting to dust off your dancing shoes? Or are you new to the area and want to learn the basic steps to the official dance of South Carolina? Head to the Lakeside Dock to enjoy beach music tunes perfect for shagging.



Jul 28, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Drink Beer and Save Turtles


Drink Beer and Save Turtles

What: Drink Beer and Save Turtles
When: Saturday July 31, 2021
Time: 4 pm - 8 pm
Where: Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.
How Much: Free


Edmund's Oast Brewing Co. and the Turtle Survival Alliance are teaming up to bring you "Edmund's Oast Turtle Toast," a Drink Beer. Save Turtles. turtle conservation fundraising, outreach, and beer tasting event. From 4 - 8 p.m., Saturday, July 31, Edmund's Oast will purvey a limited edition beer while scientists from the Turtle Survival Alliance greet you with various species of endangered turtles from the Turtle Survival Center. Limited edition "Edmund's Oast Turtle Toast" merchandise will be sold at the event. The event will feature the live music of Staggers and Jags. The Turtle Survival Alliance will also host a 50/50 raffle whereby half the pot is won by the raffle winner, the other half goes directly to turtle conservation efforts in the South Carolina Lowcountry and around the world. There is no admission fee and all ages are welcome.



Jul 27, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Holy City Farmers Market Pop Up


Holy City Farmers Market Pop Up

What: Holy City Farmers Market Pop Up
When: Saturday July 31, 2021
Time: 12 pm - 4 pm
Where: Firefly Distillery
How Much: Free


The Holy City Farmers Market will be popping up at Firefly Distillery on the last Saturday of every month through November! Shop local at the distillery from 12:00-4:00PM with 20+ vendors. Enjoy live music from the front porch and visit the History Room for a glimpse at the distillation and bottling process. There is a food truck scheduled every weekend with full-bar service available on the back porch. Music kicks off at 1:00PM. Don't miss a chance to visit the tasting room to try Firefly's famous sweet tea vodka and more spirits produced by this beloved local brand.



Jul 25, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Riverdogs vs Columbia Fireflies


Charleston Riverdogs

What: Charleston Riverdogs
When: July 27-31, 2021
Time: 7:05 pm (4:05 on 7/31)
Where: Joseph P Riley Jr. Park
How Much: $8 - $105


Watch the Charleston Riverdogs take on the Columbia Fireflies



Jul 22, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
17th Annual Sweetgrass Festival


Sweetgrass Festival

What:Sweetgrass Festival
When: Saturday July 24, 2021
Time: 10 am-3 pm
Where: Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
How Much: Free

Celebrate the Gullah Geechee culture and South Carolina’s official art craft, sweetgrass baskets.



Jul 21, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Morning History Walk


Morning History Walk

What:The Charleston Battery Soccer Game
When: Friday July 23, 2021
Time: 9:15-11:30 am
Where: 108 Meeting St

How Much: $30

Take a 2-hour stroll along the roads of Old Charlestowne and enjoy the history of the city.



Jul 21, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charlotte Independence at Charleston Battery


Charleston Battery Soccer

What:The Charleston Battery Soccer Game
When: Friday July 23, 2021
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Patriots Point, 85 Patriots Point Rd, Mt. Pleasant, SC
How Much: $12 and up

Watch the Charleston Battery take on the Charlotte Independence at this soccer game.



Jul 15, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Charleston Night Bazaar


Charleston Night Bazaar

What: Charleston Night Bazaar
When: Friday, July 17, 2021
Time: 5 pm - 10 pm
Where: Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co.



EVERY THIRD SATURDAY, join local artisans & crafters for food & libations while shopping jewelry, vintage, art, bath & body, pet products, & more! Enjoy fare & drinks by Edmund's Oast Brewing Company & the rotating collection of chefs at the Workshop.



Jul 15, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
Friday Night Karaoke Party


Friday Night Karaoke Party

What: Friday Night Karaoke Party
When: Friday, July 16, 2021
Time: 9 pm - 12 am
Where: The Brick, 24 Ann St
How Much: Free


DJ Mikey Lee is back at The Brick with his weekly crowd favorite Friday night karaoke dance party.



Jul 08, 2021

Things to do in Charleston SC
3rd Annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival


3rd Annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival

What: 3rd Annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival
When: Sunday, July 11, 2021
Time: 4 pm - 8 pm
Where: Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Rd
How Much: $15


The 3rd Annual West Ashley Restaurant Festival hosted by the new West Ashley Area Chamber of Commerce is a newly Food & Bev inspired event to be held on Sunday, February 6, 2022.

The event welcomes diverse eateries and attendees throughout the Tri-County area but highlights the West Ashley footprint.

West Ashley Restaurant Festival will take place from 4p.m. to 8 p.m. at the beautiful Founders Hall at Charlestowne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Rd, in Charleston; SC. Admission is $15 (early bird special) and $20 general admission. The event is open to the general public and children.

Several West Ashley restaurants will provide samples of their unique menu items and will be accompanied by restaurants visiting from other districts nearby.




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