Weekend Roundup: Home town heroes and plenty of pride 

Events for the weekend of August 12-14

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We've got a week of the Olympics under our belts and we're feeling all kinds of American pride. And Charleston pride, what with Burke High School grad Raven Saunders shot-putting in the Olympic finals tonight. Watch her at Burke H.S. tonight at 9 p.m. Speaking of pride, this weekend sees the final few festivities of Charleston Pride Week, including a parade and some killer parties. We've detailed those fun shindigs here. Read on for the rest of the weekend's good times. 

Friday


Check out LGBTLOL at the Music Hall at 8 p.m. featuring stand-up comedy from Topher Riddle, Zach Kennedy, Lily Slay, and more.

Holy City HaHa kicks off at 8:30 p.m. at The Sparrow, featuring female comedians like Mimi Benfield, Mary Berger, and Blayr Nias. 

It's one singular sensation! Check out A Chorus Line tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. at Footlight Players Theatre.

Jam out to ET Anderson, Sydney Eloise & The Palms, and the Mackie Boles Band at The Royal American at 9 p.m. 

Head to Palmetto Brewery's loading dock for music from Keith Rea and the V-Tones at 6 p.m. with food truck The Immortal Lobster. 

Head to Urban Flow Yoga at 5:30 p.m. for a donation-based class benefitting Surfers Healing. 

From 6-11 p.m tonight the S.C. Aquarium hosts Dark Blue, a celebration of all things shark week. 

Saturday


It's the Charleston Pride Parade and festival! Read our full deets on the event here. 

Head to Flowertown Theater to catch an 8 p.m. showing of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. 

The Plantation Singers 20th Anniversary concert will be held from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Charleston Music Hall. 

Head to The Daily at 8 p.m. for Dim Sum Trap, dim sum and trap music, duh. 

Get down with Dizney in the Dark at 8 p.m. at Club Brandy in North Charleston.

If you love singing and Star Trek then you may want to head to Pulp Gallery for Star Trek karaoke at 10 p.m.

Check out Sarah Cole and the Minors on PoHo's deck for a free 6 p.m. show.

Red Rose Vintage hosts a back to school sale from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at AAA storage downtown. 

There will be a screening of Jackie Robinson at Joe Riley stadium at 4 p.m.  

Punts & Pints at MUSC Health Stadium features beer, soccer, music, and food trucks, which is all you need in life, from 6-9:30 p.m. 

Sunday

The Folly Dog Paddle at Coastal Expeditions Folly outpost will be held all day. When you donate a bag of cat or dog food you get a free paddle in return, in addition to a beer ticket to use at The Barrel. 

Budweiser Bikini Bash finals are this weekend at The Windjammer, kicking off at 1 p.m. 

It's the second Sunday of the month which means it's Second Sunday on King Street from 1-5 p.m. 

Head to Virginia College from 1-4 p.m. for a back to school bash featuring free hair cuts for elementary school kids. 

Cattle in the Cane plays bluegrass and country at 10 a.m. at Rita's Seaside Grille. 

The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market at the Charleston Pour House is held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 






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