Cajun Festival

Plenty of crawfish to be had at the Lowcountry Cajun Festival from noon-6 p.m. Sunday April 2 at James Island County Park.


What: This final day of the Flowertown Festival will feature artwork from 200 jury-selected artists, food, vendors, activities for children, a farmers market and more.

When: 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Azalea Park, 105 W. 5th S. St., Summerville

Price: Free admission and free parking.

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What: Chef Maya Morrill will serve a pop-up brunch in Park Circle’s The Orange Spot, including free story hours for children from Itinerant Literate Books.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. brunch; 11:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 1:30 p.m. storytime

Where: The Orange Spot, 4824 Chateau Ave., North Charleston

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What: Artist & Craftsman Uptown will host a block party to celebrate its first anniversary. Activities for the whole family will include face painting, an egg hunt, water marbling, screenprinting, live entertainment, vendors and more, as well as an artist material/supply swap.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Artist & Craftsman Supply Uptown, 981 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Evolve Holistic Health & Fitness and Charleston Pour House present Downward on the Deck, a yoga class out on the deck. All levels welcome; bring your own mat.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: $10

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What: The Awendaw Farmers and Crafters Market, sponsored by Awendaw Chicken Club and Tractor Supply, will feature local artists, crafters and farmers, selling hand-crafted items, produce, eggs, jellies, baked goods and more, with food and music.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: Tractor Supply Parking Lot, 4765 Highway 17 N., Awendaw

More Info: 843-303-0933, email

What: The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market features food vendors (local produce, seafood, meat, dairy and breads), arts and crafts vendors, flowers and plants, kids' activities, live music, food trucks and more. Leashed pets welcome.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway, James Island

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What: The family-friendly 5th annual Honey and Bee Expo will teach people about bees, conservation and honey. There will also be vendors and guest speakers, a local beekeeper, wine made from honey to sample, live music from the V-Tones, a children’s corner with games and arts and crafts, an observation hive with live bees and more.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Cinebarre, 193 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

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What: The Citadel Mall Wedding Expo will feature a fashion show, goodie bags and vendors with products or services for the big day, including attire, entertainment, food, photographers and more. Go online to register.

When: Noon-5 p.m.

Where: Center Court, Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free admission for brides and their families.

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What: The 25th annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival will feature a full-day of Cajun and Creole foods, zydeco and New Orleans’-style music, children’s activities and entertainment, a crafts market and more.

When: Noon-6 p.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $15

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What: The Alston Wilkes Society will host the 6th annual Low Country Blues Bash, benefiting the Trident Community Services Program, featuring live music, an oyster roast, moonshine tasting, a silent auction and more.

When: 3-6 p.m.

Where: Bowen's Island Restaurant, 1870 Bowen’s Island Road, James Island

Price: $25 general; free for ages 10 years and younger

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What: The Coop at Fat Hen will team up with Lowcountry Lab Rescue and Walk for a Dog and host this Cause for Paws fundraiser, featuring food, live music and more.

When: 5-8 p.m.

Where: Fat Hen, 3140 Maybank Highway, Johns Island

Price: $12 general; $9 with a donation of pair of gently used shoes

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What: Putting a twist on the typical open mic night, 5th Wall will provide a safe place for poets and playwrights to share their words with their peers, or they can choose to have their words read aloud by a team of actors.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: 5th Wall Productions, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: “Grits to Glory, the Story of Southern Music” will feature seven singers and instrumentalists bringing the music of the South and the stories and legends behind it all, from Geechee to Hootie: Gullah, Geechee, Creole, European, spirituals, ragtime, blues, jazz, Broadway, R&B and rock.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $23-$26

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