Halloween is almost here — and we've got the spots to shop for costumes
Halloween is almost here — and we've got the spots to shop for costumes Or maybe just carve a Trumpkin

We are T-minus 11 days away from Halloween, but let’s be real. We’re mere days away from “Halloweek,” a Charleston tradition that’s as iconic as horse-drawn carriages and (sometimes) just…

Freeloaders: Goodbye Matthew, Hello Freebies
Freeloaders: Goodbye Matthew, Hello Freebies Events for the week of Oct. 10-Oct. 16

Matthew is gone and free stuff is here. Happy Monday y'all, and welcome to this week's edition of post-hurricane freebies. We want to return to normalcy as much as the…

Businesses give back post-Hurricane Matthew
Businesses give back post-Hurricane Matthew Helping hands

Thankfully, most of the waters have receded, stray branches have been raked up, and front porches have been swept. After all of Hurricane Matthew's madness, local businesses have decided to…

Freeloaders: Live from inside the cone of uncertainty
Freeloaders: Live from inside the cone of uncertainty Events for the week of Oct. 3-Oct. 9

It wouldn't be a Monday without some talk of weather. Have y'all heard of Hurricane Matthew? While we aren't too worried about him, we figure we'd give you a head's…

Weekend Roundup: Happy Okto-beer-fest
Weekend Roundup: Happy Okto-beer-fest Events for the weekend of Sept. 30-Oct. 2

This is not a drill folks. It’s the first weekend of October, which means Oktoberfest events out the wazoo. Put your party pants on and book a babysitter, cause we’ve…

  • Dracula, King of Vampires
    Dracula, King of Vampires
    Thursdays-Saturdays, 7:30-9:30 p.m. and Sundays, 3-5 p.m. Continues through Nov. 6 | Dock Street Theatre

    Dracula, King of Vampires raises the stakes on the classic tale with the Prince of Darkness not only lusting for blood but after world domination as well. In Julian Wiles’s original, sweeping and imaginative retelling, we follow Count Dracula as he journeys from his Transylvania castle, to a ghostly shipwreck on England’s shore, to Dr. Seward’s famed asylum for the insane and to a romantic masquerade ball where he meets the luminous Mina Harker.

  • Moonshine County Line
    Moonshine County Line
    Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m., Sundays, 3 p.m. and Tuesdays, 7 p.m. Continues through Nov. 12 | 34 West Theater Co.

    A group of local riffraff help save the town as roadhouse melodies light up the night in this play, a musical inspired by the movie O'Brother Where Art Thou?

  • Annual Family Picnic at the Dill Sanctuary
    Annual Family Picnic at the Dill Sanctuary
    Sun., Oct. 23, 1-4 p.m. | Dill Sanctuary

    Join The Charleston Museum for our annual Family Picnic. This event is perfect for any age and tickets are all inclusive. Be sure to get yours before they’re sold out. Featuring delicious food, live music by The Allen Kinney Project, a nature walk with Billy McCord, a birds of prey demonstration & release, children’s games and activities, a SCDNR touch tank, face painting and more. Please RSVP by Oct. 18.

  • 4th Annual Colour of Music Festival
    4th Annual Colour of Music Festival
    Through Oct. 23 | Gaillard Center

    Although there are thousands of celebrated classical composers and performers of African descent, their works rarely grace major stages in the United States. The Colour of Music Festival is reversing this trend. Now in its fourth year, the festival offers a stunning array of black classical composers and performers from around the world. Concerts will take place at various historic venues throughout Charleston. Discounted ticket prices available to military and students with valid ID, and large groups. Tickets can also be purchased at the door before most performances. Please see the website for a full schedule.

  • Pumpkin Carving Contest
    Pumpkin Carving Contest
    Mon., Oct. 24, 8-10 p.m. | The Recovery Room

    Carve a pumpkin, watch a scary movie, and down some brews at Rec Room's annual carving contest.

  • Rent
    Oct. 25-26, 7:30 p.m. | North Charleston Performing Arts Center

    The classic Broadway show, Rent, is currently on its 20th anniversary tour.

  • Astronomy in the Park
    Astronomy in the Park
    Wednesdays, 6 p.m. | Brittlebank Park

    Stop by after work or before dinner to stargaze with local experts and ask them questions. Telescopes will be set up at the north end of the park., weather permitting.

  • Films on the Field
    Fri., Oct. 28, 7:30 p.m. | MUSC Health Stadium

    MUSC Health Stadium will hold various family friendly movie nights, featuring both classics and new hit movies like Top Gun and Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Entry is free on July 8 with a Charleston Battery vs. Rangers FC ticket. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.

  • The Lady Legends Show featuring Gracie and Lacy
    The Lady Legends Show featuring Gracie and Lacy
    Fri., Oct. 28, 2:30-4 & 7-8:30 p.m. | Gage Hall

    Join GRACIE & LACY as they sing and dance this dazzling serenade of popular hits in the style of Liza Minnelli, Barbra Streisand, Whitney Houston and more. Hear the songs and stories of unforgettable women who won our hearts on the Great White Way and beyond. From homeless to Hollywood. . . from broke to Broadway, re-imagine the Lady Legends who sang for their supper, making ends meet through music.

  • Moving Star Photography Exhibit Finale
    Moving Star Photography Exhibit Finale
    Fri., Oct. 28, 4 p.m. | Main Library

    This closing reception to Ron Rocz's month-long photography exhibit featuring local dancer Lamar Hunter includes live freestyle dance performances, demonstrations, and plenty of opportunities to talk to both Ron and Lamar about their collaboration.

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