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More than 1,000 people showed up for U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris's (D-Calif.) North Charleston town hall event at Royal Missionary Baptist Church Friday. The stop was part of a two-day swing through the early presidential primary state since announcing her 2020 run.

Crowds headed to the Charleston Area Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 2, for the Lowcountry Family Expo, presented by Lowcountry Parent and The Post and Courier.

The grand opening of the Hotel Bennett, located on Marion Square, was held Friday, February 1, 2019. Charleston developer Mike Bennett, his family and other dignitaries from the Charleston area attended the event.

The Pour House on James Island held a Bob Marley birthday celebration on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 with local reggae group Well Charged, featuring special guests Ric Williams of Mystic Vibrations, Jawge Hughes, Zandrina Dunning and Steven Sandifer (Dangermuffin). 

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The 36th annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival was held at Boone Hall Plantation Sunday and it was called "a tribute to the mighty mollusk." Presented by the Charleston Restaurant Foundation, the event has been tagged "the worlds largest oyster festival" with over 80,000 pounds of oysters consumed.

Saturday was the first day of the Charleston Kennel Club's annual dog show at Exchange Park Fairgrounds. The dog show, with over 850 dogs competing, will continue Sunday, January 27, 2019, from 8 a.m. through 6 p.m. and there is a $3 admission fee, but the parking is free.

The Historic Charleston Foundation performs hundreds of annual inspection making sure homeowners are complying with conservation efforts.

Along with live music and cooking demonstrations, the Taste of Folly street festival featured a chili cook off, hot dog eating and oyster shucking contests on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019.