Charleston Pirate Tours

What: In authentic costume and accompanied by his parrot, Eric Lavender brings Charleston's Golden Age of Piracy to life with stories of Blackbeard's siege of the city, the capture and execution of Stede Bonnet and others, the romance between Calico Jack and Anne Bonny and more tales of adventure.

when: 10 a.m.

Where: Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St., downtown Charleston

Price: $13 children ages 4-12 years; $17.50 military and seniors; $19.50 adults

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Freshfields Market

What: Freshfields Village hosts a weekly farmers market with local produce, seafood, sweets, crafts, handmade products and more. Local food vendors will also be onsite with BBQ, pierogies and more available for purchase.

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: Freshfields Village Green, 149 Village Green Lane, Johns Island

More Info: 768-6491 or

Cattle in the Cane

What: Gypsy jazz and bluegrass.

when: 6-10 p.m.

where: High Cotton, 199 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

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Oyster Roast & BBQ

What: Enjoy freshly roasted oysters and BBQ with sides, live entertainment, kids' activities area, live reptile and gator presentations, a local artisan craft market and more.

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: Mingo Point, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive

Price: $43.95 adults; $23.95 children ages 5-12 years

More Info: 768-6253 or 768-2790 or

Nightshade Summer Social

What: As a way to celebrate summer and the seasonal produce available, Extra Virgin Oven (EVO) is partnering with Limehouse Produce and Thackeray Farms to host this special event, "Nightshade Summer Social." EVO's executive chef Blake McCormick will offer a menu featuring heavy hors d'oeuvres and pizzas highlighting a variety of local summer produce from Thackeray Farms. The event includes food, wine, 2 specialty beers by Holy City Brewing and live entertainment.

when: 7-10 p.m.

where: Evo Wood-Fired Pizza, 1075 East Montague Ave., North Charleston

price: $50

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Holy City Confessional

What: Jam session hosted by Ryan Bonner and Reid Stone from Americana/rock/roots band Guilt Ridden Troubadour.

when: 8 p.m.

where: Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston

price: Free