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Lowcountry Arts and Events

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Darryl Wade as Inspector NoClue performs at the Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre in February 2019. The dinner theatre will host three different shows five nights a week in October. Andrew J. Whitaker/Staff

EDITOR’S NOTE: These calendar listings include Lowcountry arts and entertainment events that will be held both in online and in-person formats. To submit an event, go to


Emerson String Quartet

What: World-renowned chamber music ensemble Emerson String Quartet will perform at the Gaillard Center.

When: 2 p.m. Oct. 10

Where: Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun St., downtown

Price: Starting at $35

More Info: 843-724-5212,

Latin American Festival

What: Celebrate Charleston’s Latin and Caribbean cultures with music, artwork, crafts, food and beverages.

When: Noon Oct. 10

Where: Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $10

More Info: 843-795-4386,


Senior Game Social

What: Play classic card and board games and make new friends. Participants will receive a take-home snack bag.

When: 11 a.m. Oct. 11

Where: CenterWell Senior Primary Care of North Charleston, 1213 Remount Road, Suite E

Price: Free

More Info: 843-603-8978,,

Open Pottery Studio

What: Bring your own supplies or use those provided to work on your own clay projects. Projects will be fired as they are finished during the four-week session. No instructor. Ages 18 and up.

When: 10 a.m. Oct. 11

Where: Hazel Parker Playground, 70 E. Bay St., downtown

Price: $50

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WGS Intersections Panel

What: Join faculty from multiple disciplines in the College of Charleston’s Women’s and Gender Studies program for a panel conversation on the themes and work of Namsa Leuba, currently on display in the Halsey galleries. The panel will welcome in-person and virtual attendees.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 11

Where: Halsey Institute, 161 Calhoun St., downtown

Price: Free

More Info: 843-953-4422,,


International Piano Series

What: American pianist Bobby Mitchell will perform at the series opening performance.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown

Price: $30, free for students, faculty and youth

More Info: 843-805-5507,

Family Law Clinic

What: Visit Johns Island Library for a free legal clinic on family law issues covering topics such as divorce, custody, visitation, child support and more. A volunteer attorney will present a 30-40 minute lecture followed by an open question and answer session.

When: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 12

Where: Johns Island Library, 3531 Maybank Hwy.

Price: Free

More Info: 843-805-6930,

‘Mack Black’

What: Play a part in a comic mystery about a ghost detective while enjoying appetizers, desserts and refreshments in a cozy dinner theatre.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 12

Where: Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown

Price: $25-$27

More Info: 843-937-6453,


Barn Jam

What: Join Awendaw Green every Wednesday this fall at the Barn Jam, an outdoor concert event featuring five different bands performing original music each week. This week's show will include Stephen Babcock, Champagne with Friends, Wombat Junction and Chandler and Maria Letner. Food will be available from the Roost Bar and Grille and Holy City Popcorn. BYOB.

When: 5:50 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 27

Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 U.S. 17 North, Awendaw

Price: $10, free for children under 12

More Info: 843-452-1642,

Garden Strolls and Wine Tasting

What: Enjoy old and new world wines while exploring a different area of the gardens each week.

When: 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 27

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $25-$35

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Photojournalism Panel

What: Explore the ways new technology, social media and digital manipulation impact world events and the future of photojournalism with a panel of media scholars, journalists and photographers.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 13

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown

Price: Free

More Info: 843-953-0766,,


Jewish Filmfest—‘Ma’abarot’

What: Watch the documentary “Ma’abarot” on the history and impact of Israeli transit camps of 1948-1952 in Arnold Hall. A hybrid in-person and Zoom discussion led by Dr. Yaron Avalon will follow.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: Arnold Hall, 96 Wentworth St., downtown

Price: Free

More Info: 843-953-5682,,

Parent-Child Painting Class

What: Follow along with step-by-step instructions to create a Halloween-themed painting and enjoy snacks and beverages for all ages.

When: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: Estuary Beans & Barley, 3538 Meeks Farm Road, Johns Island

Price: $25 child, $30 adult

More Info: 843-974-4472,,

Starlight Yoga

What: The moon and stars enhance this flowing yoga class. Participants will receive a special glow-in-the-dark prize. Open to all fitness levels.

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 14

Where: Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $8

More Info: 843-795-4386,

Archaeology Webinar

What: Wexler Curatorial fellow Corey Sattes will explore Drayton Hall's collection of delft tiles in honor of Archaeology Month in this donate-what-you-can webinar. Sattes will discuss the history of the earthenware tile industry and colonial American homes and examine tiles held in Drayton Hall's collections.

When: 5 p.m. Oct. 14, recording available Oct. 15

Price: Pay-what-you-can

More Info: 843-769-2600,,


Romare Bearden—Abstractions

What: With more than 50 paintings and collages on display, this exhibition will fully examine and contextualize the abstract work of Romare Bearden, an avant-garde artist working in New York during the 50s and 60s.

When: Through Jan. 9

Where: Gibbes Museum, 135 Meeting St., Charleston

Price: $12 adult admission

More Info: 843-722-2706,

Coastal Conservation Association Banquet

What: The East Cooper and Sea Island Chapters of CCA will host a joint banquet and auction to celebrate conservation in the Lowcountry.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 15

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $75-$100

More Info: 803-865-4164,,

Fall Nights—‘Constellations’

What: PURE Theatre will hold live outdoor performances of “Constellations,” which portrays the romantic journey of a man and a woman and raises questions about choice and destiny.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 15 and 16

Where: Battery Gadsden Cultural Center, 1917 I’On Ave., Sullivans Island

Price: $40

More Info: 843-723-4444,

Lowcountry Ecology Tour

What: Join Matthew Gibson, natural history curator at the Charleston Museum, for a nature walk through Dill Sanctuary to learn about invasive and native species, conservation and bird migration. Walking shoes or boots recommended. Reservations required.

When: 9 a.m. Oct. 15

Where: Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Drive, Charleston

Price: $20 members, $35 nonmembers

More Info: 843-722-2996x224,


Pink Promenade

What: Cancer survivors will model clothes from Towne Center shops at this annual fashion show benefitting the Roper St. Francis Foundation in observance of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Enjoy cocktails and brunch hors d’oevres and a live performance by folk-pop duo Nathan & Eva.

When: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct 16

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Center, 1218 Belk Drive

Price: $25

More Info: 843-216-9900,

‘Wait Until Dark’

What: A blind woman turns the tables on a trio of men trying to rob her in this suspenseful thriller that inspired the 1967 Audrey Hepburn film of the same name. Performances will be held Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through Oct. 24.

When: 7:30 p.m. 16

Where: Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St., downtown

Price: $16-$40

More Info: 843-722-4487,

Mystery Dinner Show

What: Anyone in the audience could be a suspect in this interactive murder mystery and comedy dinner show.

When: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 16

Where: Embassy Suites Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $60

More Info: 866-496-0535,,

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