Weekend Roundup: Yippee Fri-yay 

Events for the weekend of Sept. 9-11

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The weekend is here. It's Friday, or Fri-yay, whatever your particular presence. There's a breeze in the air, the sun is up, and the city is teeming with activities. Get out there and get to it, y'all.


See artist Fahamu Pecou host an installment of interSessions, curated talks between artists and members of the Hip Hop community. This session features scholar and artist Dr. Arturo Lindsay and rapper Michael Render aka Killer Mike, at 7 p.m. at the Simons Center for the Arts.

See legendary musical Hairspray at the Dock Street Theatre tonight at 7:30.

The famous novel 1984 is brought to life at the Woolfe Street Playhouse who will be showing a theatre adaptation of the novel all this month. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Enjoy some free yoga all day at Redux Yoga, offering their classes for free as a thank you to the community.

Watch a family-friendly movie while enjoying the only kind-of-hot weather at MUSC films on the field. The doors open at 6:30 p.m.

Join Charleston's wild and free for two hours of freeform dance to a set by local DJ, Collective Disparity at Ecstatic Dance hosted by the St. Julian Devine Community Center.

Check out the Faculty Lounge’s monthly '90s party on the 9th. Flannel is encouraged, but also it’s mad hot so we don’t know about that.


Raise money for the Travis Marion Foundation and remember 9/11 at the annual 9/11 Heroes Run on Daniel Island. The run begins at 9 a.m.

Grab some fresh veggies and host of other goodies and crafts at the Charleston Farmers Market, every Saturday morning and afternoon in Marion Square. 

Cruise while raising awareness for bike safety at RIDEdwin, Charleston's first slow ride. The ride begins at Palmetto Brewery at 11:45 a.m. and takes you on a 4-mile 30 minute ride around the peninsula .

Bring your dog to Splash Island for Dog Day, when the water park will for one glorious day be open for our furry friends only.

Clean up litter. James Island Community Clean Up will take place Saturday.

Go see local singers cover Bob Dylan at Women & Dylan at the Charleston Music Hall. Show starts at 8 p.m. and tickets cost $18 at the door.


Browse used books, DVDs, CDs and more at Summerville Library’s Gigantic Book Sale from 12 to 5 p.m.

Every Sunday night, the good folks at PULP screen a movie. We’re never sure what kind of movie it’ll be, but it’s sure to be interesting.

Take pedestrian power and walk King Street freely while shopping and listening to street performers as a part of Second Sunday on King.

Go see some art you uncultured fool. The Cistern yard will hold the OPEN Arts Expo from 12 to 4 p.m.

The Bach Society of Charleston presents a concert featuring works by Henry Purcell and his mentor John Blow. The vocalists will be joined by instrumentalists Letitia Berlin, Frances Blaker, Shirley Hunt, and Parker Ramsay. $15

Participate in a free lesson and then get your swing on at Prohibition every Sunday night at 6:30 p.m.


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