Hot weather is definitely upon us, and that means you can get out and enjoy your lowcountry. Great time to hit the beaches for a warm morning walk or run. You could stroll along the Battery or thru the market. Be a tourist in your own home town. Check out our many fine golf courses around the lowcountry. Get out and be social and help boost the economy.
Start the weekend off with a relaxed wine tasting. Join Des at Crushed Fine Wine in the Shelmore Village Mt. Pleasant for a TGIF Friday night wine tasting from 5-7pm. One of the best ways to kick off the weekend. On Friday nights enjoy another ‘Moonlight Mixer’ presented by the Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission. Shag the night away at the Folly Beach Edwin S. Taylor Fishing Pier, where Jim Bowers of 1340 The Boardwalk will be spinning the hottest oldies and beach music. The party runs from 7-11pm. Tickets are $8 for county residents and $10 for non residents. Call 795-4FUN for details.
Kick off your weekends with ‘Fridays on the Point’ 20 Patriots Point Drive on Patriots Point. Plenty of food & drink, as well as a jam up good time to be had. Great way to relax after a long work week. The party begins at 5:30 and lasts til 9:30 pm. For more visit www.fridaysonthepoint.com/
Looking for something fun to do on Daniel Island. Friday & Saturday nights enjoy great music, food, and fun at Daniel Island Grille. It is the place to be out on the island. Step in on Saturday night for DIG Disco, a party like no other, a fit for all ages. Daniel Island Grille is located at 259 Seven Farms Road half mile from the tennis center.
The Isle of Palms coolest hangout, ‘Morgan Creek Grill’ will host an Acoustic Series beginning Friday at 6:30pm. The songwriting series will feature several local artists performing in the heated upperdeck section of the restaurant. For details call Morgan Creek Grill at 886-8980.
Come out to Theatre 99 fun and comedy. Friday night it’s Bingo Improv. Do you like playing Bingo and winning prizes? Do you like improv? If you do or if you don’t, you’ve got to come and be a part of the newest show at Theatre 99. Audience members will receive Bingo cards and play along while Theatre 99 improvisers do hilarious unscripted scenes based on what number is called. This ain’t your Grandmama’s bingo! Showtime 8pm til 10pm. Cost $10. Saturday night it’s Improv Riot. Shows at Theatre 99 are improv parties where audience members laugh until it hurts. Come loaded with suggestions for the quick witted Theatre 99 ensemble members who will take your suggestions…and rock out hilarious unscripted scenes. Guaranteed to make you laugh! Tickets are $10 with showtime at 8pm. Theatre 99 is located above the Bicycle Shop at 280 Meeting Street. Call 853-6687 for tickets and further information.
Join fellow karaoke fans at the Upper Deck 353 King Street from 9pm til 2am on Sunday. It’s been rated as one of the best destination to have fun in the lowcountry. Upper Deck provides a wide variety of songs to choose from.
Saturday, it’s a night of great blues music at the legendary Music Farm. Come out for Jimmy Thackery and Blonde Blues. Showtime is 9pm with doors opening at 7:30pm. Tickets are $12 in advance and $14 at the door. Call the Farm at 577.6989.
Over at the Charleston Pour House it’s ArchNemesis with special guest Intermixture & DJM on Friday night. Doors open at 9pm. Tickets are $12 advance and $15 door. Saturday night at the House it’s Gaslight Street w/ Actual Proof & Gangreen Machine. Tickets are $8 advance and $10 at the door. Call the House at 571-4343 for full details.
Freshfields Village at the intersection of Kiawah & Seabrook Islands will host Music on the Green on Friday night from 6-9pm. Enjoy the music of Plane Jane. Bring lawn chairs and blankets and relax listening to some of the best local and regional bands. Food & drink available. For full details visit freshfieldsvillage.com.
The Charleston County Water Parks are now open daily for your enjoyment. Visit Splash Island at the Palmetto Park in Mt. Pleasant, Splash Zone at the James Island County Park or Whirlin Waters at Wannamaker Park in North Charleston. For more info call 795-4FUN.
The 2011 Charleston Farmers Market, produced by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs, continues on Saturday at 8 a.m., in Marion Square, to offer Charleston residents and visitors fresh locally grown produce and locally processed food products as well as distinctive hand wrought arts and crafts. The CFM will be open each Saturday until December 18, 2011 and operates from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Stop by Winestyles (next to Belks) in Mount Pleasant Towne Center on Friday night for a themed wine tasting event. The party happens between 5:30 – 7:30pm. On Saturday’s make an afternoon of it and stop by for special wine tastings from 2 – 7:30pm. Call the shop at 388-8233 for more details.
The City of Goose Creek will host a series of ‘Summer Concerts’ free every Friday thru July 15th. Performances are 6-9pm at Crowfield Country Club. This is a family friendly event. Food & drink will be available as well as local vendors. Attendees are reminded to bring lawn chairs or blankets. No pets allowed. Call 569-4242 for details.
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