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Sunday, April 30

98 Rock Fest

What: 98 Rock Fest will feature performances from A Day to Remember, Issues, Crown, Redsun Rising, Gemini Syndrome and Avatar.

When: Noon April 30

Where: Exchange Park Fairgrounds, 9850 U.S. Highway 78, Ladson

Price: $35 general admission advance; $75 VIP

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Wednesday, May 3

Arts Festival

What: The North Charleston Cultural Arts Department will host its 35th annual celebration of the arts, featuring dance and theater performances, photography, crafts, fine art, activities and more.

When: May 3-7

Where: Various North Charleston venues

Price: Various, many events are free.

More Info: 843-740-5854,

Thursday, May 4

North Charleston Market

What: The North Charleston Farmers Market features locally grown produce, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks, specialty foods, kids’ activities and entertainment.

When: 3-7 p.m. Thursdays May 4-October 26

Where: Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston

More Info: 843-740-5848,

‘The Fantasticks’

What: Funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo's words that, "without a hurt, the heart is hollow."

When: 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, May 4-May 20; 3 p.m. May 21

Where: Midtown Theater, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston

Price: $20-$29

More Info: 843-557-1163,

Friday, May 5

PlayFest 2017

What: South of Broadway will present two nights of six new 10-minute short plays by local writers, directors and more than 20 of Charleston's favorite actors.

When: 7:30 p.m. May5-6

Where: South of Broadway Theatre, 1080 East Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 843-745-0317,

Sunday, May 7

Voices of Deliverance

What: Charleston-based a cappella vocal group, specializing in spirituals, but with a wide repertoire containing other styles of music.

When: 4 p.m. May 7

Where: St. John the Beloved, 28 Sumter Ave, Summerville

Price: Free; $10 suggested donation

More Info: 843-873-0631,


What: Contemporary Christian rock/pop band on the Love Riot Tour.

When: 6 p.m. May 7

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $21-$101; $10 cash-only parking

More Info: 843-529-5000,

Friday, May 12

‘Anything Goes!’

What: The Summerville Community Orchestra will perform selections from Cole Porter’s “Anything Goes,” in addition to pieces from “The Phantom of the Opera,” “Les Miserables” and Saint-Saens Cello Concerto with Damian Kremer, conducted by Wojciech Milewski.

When: 6:30 p.m. pre-concert talk, 7:30 p.m. concert May 12-13

Where: Summerville Baptist Church, 417 Central Ave., Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 843-873-5339,

Spring Concert Series

What: Take in a free, family-friendly concert with the Shem Creek Boogie Band at Crowfield Golf Course. Blankets and chairs welcome but pets, coolers and alcohol are not.

When: 6-9 p.m. May 12

Where: Crowfield Golf Course, 300 Hamlet Circle, Goose Creek

Price: Free

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Movies in the Park

What: As part of the Town of Summerville’s Movies in the Park series, “Sing” will be screened at dark with live music beforehand. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets or chairs, and food vendors will be onsite.

When: 6:30 p.m. music, approximately 8:15pm movie May 12

Where: Sertoma Club Football Field, Gahagan Park, 515 West Boundary St., Summerville

Price: Free admission

More Info: 843-871-6000,

Thursday, May 18

Third Thursday

What: On the third Thursday of each month, downtown Summerville becomes an entertainment venue with a pedestrian mall with vendors and booths, classic cars on Main Street, special activities or discounts with local businesses, restaurants and more.

When: 5-8 p.m. May 18, June 15 and July 20

Where: Hutchinson Square, downtown Summerville

Price: Free admission

More Info: 843-821-7260,

Friday, May 19

Tall Ships Charleston

What: This three-day maritime tall ships festival will feature a boat parade, cruises, a concert,a pirate camp, food trucks and vendors, family boat-building, boat shows, art exhibits and more.

When: May 19-21

Where: Veterans Terminal Docks, Charleston Naval Shipyard, 1120 Brumby Street, North Charleston

Price: Free admission to festival grounds; various additional event fees

More Info: 843-693-3331,

Saturday, June 3

Gun & Knife Show

What: The Land of the Sky Gun and Knife Show, presented by Mike Kent and MK Shows, for shooters, collectors and Civil War enthusiasts.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 3; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 4

Where: Exchange Park Fairgrounds, 9850 U.S. Highway 78, Ladson

Price: $8 general; free for ages 12 years and younger

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Saturday, June 10

Wannamaker Movie Night

What: Pack a blanket and chairs to enjoy a movie outside at these free screenings. Additional movie night on July 8.

When: Movie starts right after sunset, about 8:15 p.m. June 10

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

Price: Free with $2 park admission

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Saturday, June 17

Fishing Rodeo

What: Enjoy a day fishing in Biggin Creek, with prizes awarded to the adult/child teams for first, second and third place for the total weight of the three largest fish. Drawings will be done during an awards ceremony for other surprise gifts. Bring your own fishing supplies; poles only, no rod-and-reels.

When: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. June 17

Where: Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Road, Moncks Corner

Price: $5

More Info: 843-899-5200,

July 4

4th of July Festival

What: The City of North Charleston hosts this annual bash at Riverfont Park with free music, entertainment and fireworks.

When: Begins at 3 p.m., July 4

Where: Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Drive, North Charleston

Price: Free

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Fabulous Fourth in the Creek

What: Celebrate July 4th with your neighbors at Goose Creek's Independence Day party. The event includes live music, food vendors, kids' activities and, of course, fireworks. 

When: 6:30-9 p.m. July 4

Where: Goose Creek Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek

Price: Free parking and admission

More Info: 843-569-4242

Sunday, July 23

Jason Isbell

What: Southern rock and alternative country out of Alabama.

When: 8 p.m. July 23

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $39-$50; $10 cash-only parking

More Info: 843-529-5000,