Your Lowcountry Happenings
What: The North Charleston market offers fresh, locally grown produce, art and craft booths, food vendors and entertainment. Enjoy live music every first, third and fifth Thursday and visual art demonstrations by artists on the second and fourth Thursday.
When: 2-7 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 18
Where: Park Circle, 4800 Park Circle
More Info: 740-5854 or north charleston.org
What: Ruby Tuesday in Summerville is partnering with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Carolina Youth Development Center for the Community GiveBack program. Visit the website to download the flier, give it to your server when you order, and 20 percent of your purchase amount will go directly to help continue to make matches in the Lowcountry.
When: 5-11 p.m. Aug. 24
Where: Ruby Tuesday, 1320 N. Main St.
More Info: 832-3128 or become abig.org/join-us-at-ruby-tuesday
Race for the Ark
What: 5K winds through historic Summerville. Proceeds from the race support The ARK’s services for families dealing with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia.
When: 7:45 a.m. Aug. 25
Where: St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 206 Central Ave.
Price: $25 with T-shirt, $20 without T-shirt or for Fun Run
More Info: 832-2357 or theark ofsc.org/special-events/13th-annual-race-for-the-ark/
What: Antique and collectibles, with dealers from out of state and local areas. Part of the money and contributions at the door go to the Spay Not Slay Fund of Coastal Community Foundation.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 25-26
Where: Felix Davis Community Center, Park Circle
Price: $2 contribution at the door
What: The play is “A Merry Medieval Christmas.” Ages 10-18. All 33 roles available. Performance is 4 p.m. Dec. 2 at the Performing Arts Center.
When: Noon-2 p.m. Aug. 25; 2-3 p.m. Aug. 26; 4-6 p.m. Aug. 27
Where: South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E. Montague Ave.
More Info: 745-0317 or www.southofbroadway.com
What: Ninth annual Grape Stomping Festival. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Lowcountry Local First. Bring lawn chairs; no coolers allowed. Music will be provided by Mac Leaphart and My Ragged Company. Local craft and food vendors along with a kids’ area. Sign up for the Lucy Look-A-Like Contest of the grape stomping contest before the event.
When: Noon-5 p.m. Aug. 25
Where: Irvin-House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road
Price: $10 per car
More Info: 559-6867 or www.charlestonwine.com
What: Seventh annual Charleston Beach Music & Shag Festival will feature the Mighty Tams, Johnny Rawls Blues Band, Rickey Godfrey Blues Band, the Castaways, Carolina Soul Band and the Fantastic Shakers; shag lessons from professional dancers Jerry & Barbara Wade; and spinning tunes between sets, deejays Gerry Scott, Betty Brown, Jim Bowers and Andy Todd.
When: 1-10 p.m. Aug. 25 and 26
Where: Charleston Area Convention Center Complex, 5001 Coliseum Drive
Price: $25 a day
More Info: 814-0101 or www.bmspssc.com
Vision of Elvis
What: American Legion Post 166, Goose Creek, presents “Visions of Elvis” with Danny Stirling. There will be a cash bar. All proceeds go toward the La Femmes community projects.
When: 6 p.m. Aug. 25
Where: American Legion Post 166, 116 Howe Hall Road
More info: 553-5454.
What: An evening with Michael Combs. Family night of praise and worship through song. Also featuring The Nelons. JDM Promotions presents the 29th annual Southern Gospel sing.
When: 7-10 p.m. Aug. 25
Where: Charleston Southern University Lightsey Chapel Auditorium.
Price: Advance adult: $15; day of show: $18
More Info: 800-922-7315/766-6633 or www.jdmgospelsings.com
Spirit Night Events
What: Charleston’s three area CiCi’s Pizza locations will help “Light the Night” with a Spirit Night event to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Charleston. The locations are at: 630 Skylark Road, Charleston; 1501 N. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant; and 4950 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston (across from the Tanger Outlet shopping center).
When: 5-9 p.m. Aug. 27
Where: CiCi’s Pizzas at: 630 Skylark Road, Charleston; 1501 N. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant; and 4950 Centre Pointe Drive, North Charleston (across from the Tanger Outlet shopping center).
Price: $4.99 for all-you-can-eat buffet
More Info: 556-2500
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