Weekend Roundup: Instant pick-me-up 

Events for the weekend of Sept. 23-Sept. 26

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We hear you, the news sucks and the weather is gloomy. But that’s nothing that a little yoga and shrimp can’t fix. Read on for this weekend’s best events, from musicals to markets to mini-bites of amazing food. Come out and see what’s going on in every part of town.


Unwind from the work week at Urban Flow Yoga on King Street. This month’s class for a cause will benefit Yoga Kidz, an organization helping students cultivate resilience and self-worth. Cash donations are appreciated. The class goes from 5:30 to 6:45 p.m.

If you need a little more incentive to get bendy, check out Fourth Friday at Yoga House on Ashley River Road. For $15 you get yoga, dinner, and drinks. 6-8 p.m.

Head to the Charleston Music Hall and tap your feet to bluegrass classics from the Soggy Bottom Boys, with Dan Tyminsk. Show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35-$55.

Enjoy a classic with The Flowertown Players’ performance of The Importance of Being Earnest. The Oscar Wilde play gets a Charleston twist. Show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets are $15-$25.

PURE Theatre presents The Christians, complete with a live choir and a baptismal font the size of a swimming pool (or at least, the idea of one.) Starts at 7:30p.m., Thurs. through Sat. until Oct. 8. Tickets $28.

Folly Beach’s Blu Restaurant kicks off the season with Jimmy Jams Super Reggae Man. Starts at 9 p.m. Free.

Back to School Bash tonight at the Music Farm, featuring local artists Madam Adam, Action City Blackout, Drunk Couples and Orange Doors. Tickets are $10, concert starts at 8 p.m.


Get your shrimp on y’all. It’s the annual Edisto Beach Shrimp fest, with tons of good food, fun, and music for all ages. Head over to Bay Creek Park from 11a.m. to 5 p.m for free. After 5 p.m., it’ll cost you $5.

Rock out with The Cubes at Sand Dollar, on Folly Beach. Starts at 7 p.m. Free.

If you’re looking for something more funky, check out Champagne 7. They’re playing at 9 p.m. at My Father’s Moustache on Ben Sawyer Blvd. Free.

Catch one of the last performances of smash-hit musical Hairspray, at the Dock Street Theatre. Show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $25-$67.

Come check out Cirque de la Symphonie, a mesmerizing performance that tests the limits of the body. Two performances, 2:00p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets run from $12.50-$98.

Loggerhead’s Beach Grill in West Ashley will host Melted Velvet, and 80s rock band at 10 p.m. Free.

Ashley Bell Yoga presents Yoga on a Yacht, where participants get to practice their flows aboard The Carolina Girl, docked at Ripley Light Yacht Club. Hour long session begins at 10:00a.m. and tickets run from $25-$30.

Kudu Coffee and Craft Beer will hosts a concert featuring musicians such as Finnegan Bell and Stephane Wrembel. Concert starts at 6:00p.m. Tickets are $7.


Check out all the local vendors at The Southern Women’s Show at the North Charleston Convention Center. From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., you can shop for cool stuff in fashion, food, health, fitness, travel, and more. Tickets are $6-$12.

Check out the art of Otto Neumann at the Ann Long Fine Art gallery. Neumann was a German painter who struggled with his marriage to a Jewish woman during the Nazi regime.

Head out to Boone Hall Plantation for the 36th Annual Taste of Charleston. There will be delicious samples from 40 restaurants, live music, and a beer and wine tasting tent. Tickets are $25, event runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

You know what they say, one man’s trash. If vintage is your thing, check out the Thrifters and Drifters pop up market at the Royal American from noon to 5 p.m.

Pulp Gallery and Bookstore continues its Sunday film screenings with its showing of The Long Goodbye. Film starts at 7 p.m., $5 suggested donation.

The Sparrow in North Charleston will host Come Together: Sargent Submarine, a Beatles cover band. Proceeds benefit Park Circle Cares. Event starts at 3:00 p.m. 21+, please.


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