The Charleston Museum is celebrating the opening of its new fashion exhibit, “Fashion Flashback, 1920s-1960s: Five Decades of Style that Changed America,” with an opening reception party. The exhibit, which will run through June 14 in the Historic Textiles Gallery, will display women’s and men’s clothing and accessories from the swinging 1920s all the way to the hip 1960s, offering a “light-hearted look at 50 years of fashion.” In honor of taking a step back in time to celebrate the fashion and culture of Charleston’s past, attendees of the opening reception party are encouraged to dress in vintage attire from their favorite decade to enjoy an evening of musical “throw-backs,” food, cocktails, wine, beer and more.
When: 6-8 p.m. Thursday
Where: The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: $25 for members, $35 for nonmembers
For more info: www.charlestonmuseum.org or 722-2996, ext. 235
“Do you want to build a snowman?” The Stingrays are hosting a “Frozen” Game this weekend, complete with the songs and scenes from the Academy Award-winning Disney film. Attendees are encouraged to dress as their favorite character, with the chance to win prizes. And the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry will be bringing along all kinds of fun “Frozen” activities for folks to participate in. After the game, which will see the South Carolina Stingrays square off against Toledo (Ohio) Walleye, attendees are encouraged to participate in a “Frozen” Health First Postgame Skate with the Stingrays on the coliseum ice, so grab those skates.
When: 3:05 p.m. Sunday
Where: North Charleston Coliseum, 5001 Coliseum Drive
Price: $12.90-$32; kid’s tickets are $5
For more info: http://stingrayshockey.com
Fields to Families, a local nonprofit that helps the hungry in our community gain access to nutritious fruits and vegetables, is hosting its fifth annual oyster roast fundraiser this weekend on Bowen’s Island. Music will be provided by Mark Jackson Music and water will be provided by Whole Foods. The event is BYOB.
When: 2-5 p.m. Sunday
Where: Bowen’s Island Restaurant, 1870 Bowen’s Island Road
Price: $20 in advance
One of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the area, Charleston Restaurant Week offers food fans the opportunity to enjoy prix-fixe menus at participating restaurants. Put on by the Greater Charleston Restaurant Association, more than 140 restaurants will be serving up prix fixe lunch and dinner menus consisting of multiple courses for one price. A new pricing structure was put in place last year, offering more variety as restaurants are now allowed to venture outside of the previous pricing structure of $20, $30 or $40 menus. This event is popular and reservations are highly recommended.
When: Through Sunday
Where: Various locations
Price: Prices vary depending on the restaurant
For more info: CharlestonRestaurantAssociation.com
Theatre 99 kicked off its 12th annual Charleston Comedy Festival on Wednesday. With headliners including Doug Benson and John Mulaney, the lineup also includes the Reformed Whores, AirWolf, North Coast, Squirm & Germ and others, 24 shows in all. While Mulaney’s show is sold out, there is still fun to be had in the three days remaining, so head online to check out the full schedule.
When: Through Saturday
Where: Various locations
For more info: www.charlestoncomedyfestival.com