Weekend Roundup: The last one before football, huzzah! 

Events for the weekend of Aug. 26-28

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You know what this weekend is, right? It's the last weekend before football starts. Raise your hand if you're excited about all of that ... soak in summer while you still can (just kidding you can beach it until about mid-October), and before your friends and family force you to root for teams in front of a TV. It's OK, we do it too. Read on for non-football fun — for now.


To open his exhibition at the Halsey, artist Fahamu Pecou will host a reception that begins with a procession from Gadsden Wharf to the Halsey where refreshments will be provided by whole foods and icebox. Procession begins at 6 p.m.

See Han and Leah trade awkward dialogue at a screening of Star Wars: The Force Awakens at Mt Pleasant waterfront park. Bring your own chairs/sofa. There’s music at 6:30 and the movie starts at sunset. It’s free y'all.

Beer, wine, yoga, potluck dinner. Need we say more? Probably. Yoga House of Charleston hosts Fourth Friday from 6 - 8 p.m. for the measly price of $15.

Help raise money for the SC Chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Grab some food and drinks, bowl a couple games, and purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win prizes. All proceed go to the CFF.

Get your laugh on at Theatre 99’s newest production “The Funny Bucket” at 8 p.m.. A bucket has never made us laugh so let’s see if they’re up to the challenge.

See classic novel, 1984, brought to life at the Woolfe Street Playhouse at 7:30 p.m.

Hit up Palmetto Brewery's loading dock series at 6 p.m. tonight with live music from Kids on Acid and Jeep White, along with food available for purchase from Coastal Crust.


Start your day off right with some fruit or something from the Charleston farmers market in Marion Square every Saturday morning from 10 a.m-2 p.m.

After that market head over to the Thrifters + Drifters pop-up at Kudu from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Stomp away your end-of-summer blues at the Grape Stomp festival, an annual (you guessed it) grape stomping festival at Deep Water Vineyard.

Come sample over 100 American and International Ales, Stouts, Lagers, Pilsners and Specialty Brews at The Joe starting at 7 p.m. There will also be live music and food trucks.

Join the ARK of SC at St. Luke's Lutheran Church in Summerville for a fun 5k walk/run benefiting local families battling Alzheimer's or related dementia.

Thomas Heyward Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, was taken from his home by the British August 27th, 1780. A reenactment will take place at the Powder Magazine Museum at 9:45 a.m. to celebrate the rich history of this important figure.

Charleston Battery and Charlotte Independence will battle it out at the MUSC Health Stadium at 7:30 p.m. The winner is crowned the premier city with a name that starts with “Charl.”

Get rowdy with Ruckus Room stand-up, a new comedy show at Theatre 99 with company members Tim Hoeckel and Jessica Mickey performing stand-up with twists like improv and audience participation, starting at 10 p.m.


The dude abides. The Charleston City Music Hall will screen the classic movie “The Big Lebowski” this Sunday at 6 p.m.

Pull out those dreads from your closet and head to the Reggae Jerk & Wine Festival at 12 p.m.

Ham it up! Comedian and former local Dusty Slay will perform at the Woolfe Street playhouse at 7 p.m.

Celadon is holding their monthly Sunday flea this weekend from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Attendees can enjoy an afternoon of browsing local artisans wares as well as free face painting and beer for those of age.

The first annual LGBT wedding expo in Charleston will feature vendors, event coordinators, DJs, bakers, photographers, and more. And it's free to attend.

Theatre 99 and Effinbradio bring you a comedy show for foodies, food and bev workers, and anyone who wants to see the podcast up close with Industry Night Live! at 8 p.m. Includes a live interview with FIG Executive Chef Jason Stanhope.


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