What: Progressive lesson on how to Cha-Cha featuring a live DJ. All experience levels welcome, with or without a partner.
When: 7:30 a.m. Fridays in August
Where: Ballroom Dance Club of Charleston, 1642 Sam Rittenberg Blvd, Charleston
Be Brave Brunch
What: Center for Women will host a catered brunch and awards reception recognizing brave women in the community. Childcare provided.
When: 11:30 a.m. Aug. 1
Where: Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park, 99 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd.
Price: $60 nonmembers, $35 members
Challenge Course Day
What: Participants can take on a ropes course with suspended cables, a zip line and more.
When: 3 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive
What: Try out New Amsterdam vodka's new peach, berry and pineapple flavors.
When: 4:30 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: East Bay Wine & Spirits, 289 East Bay St, downtown Charleston
Art Opening: Russell Burskirk
What: An opening reception for "Selected Pastel Paintings" by Russell Buskirk, featuring Lowcountry streetscapes and more.
When: 5-8 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Charleston Artist Guild Gallery, 160 East Bay St. downtown Charleston
Historic Pub Strolls
What: A tour of Charleston's historic pubs and taverns.
When: 5:30 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays
Where: Washington Square Park, 78 Broad St., downtown Charleston
Art Opening: Matt Story
What: An opening reception for Matt Story's "Immersed" exhibition featuring photorealistic oil paintings.
When: 6-9 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Atelier Gallery, 153 King St., downtown Charleston
'Buy a Ticket for Dan'
What: This second annual "Buy a Ticket for Dan" event will feature a special showing of "Guardians of the Galaxy" and will include a costume contest, mini health fair and door prizes. The event intends to raise awareness for cancer prevention, detection and treatments.
When: 6 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Cinebarre, 193 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant
What: A group of 30-somethings celebrate a friend's second wedding while the best man navigates a nasty divorce in an original comedy presented by Pure Theatre.
When: 7:30 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2
Where: Pure Theatre, 477 King St.
'Romeo and Juliet'
What: An intimate black box production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
When: 8 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2
Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 1/2 Society St.
'Stop Making Sense'
What: A screening of "Stop Making Sense," a concert documentary featuring the Talking Heads.
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.
What: A production of Broadway's big musical comedy that centers around teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues her dreams to dance on television and make an impact on the racially segregated 1960s Baltimore.
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Flowertown Players, 133 S Main St, Summerville
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