Freeloaders: 21 free, legal, and totally hot events to check out this week
Freeloaders: 21 free, legal, and totally hot events to check out this week Events for the week of Aug. 13-19

Get over your manic Monday with a sigh of relief — you don't have to break the bank to have fun this week. Here's the lowdown:…


There's a big ol' Lego convention stopping in Columbia in August
There's a big ol' Lego convention stopping in Columbia in August If you build it, they will come.

Block heads of all ages: The BrickUniverse Lego Convention is coming to the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center Aug. 11-12. Bare feet are highly discouraged, be sure to wear shoes…


Fourth of July 2018: Where to eat, drink, and watch fireworks in Charleston
Fourth of July 2018: Where to eat, drink, and watch fireworks in Charleston Events for Wed. July 4

Fourth of July on a Wednesday? Sounds like a helluva confusing hump day, but alas, we can't change history, and red, white, and booze is an anthem we can all…


Freeloaders: Let freedom ring
Freeloaders: Let freedom ring Events for the week of July 2-8

Happy four day week, Charleston. If you're lucky enough to get Independence Day off (shout out to everyone working their butts off this Wednesday if work is in the cards),…


Weekend Roundup: Sunny days ahead
Weekend Roundup: Sunny days ahead Events for the weekend of June 29-July 1

It’s the weekend before the Fourth of July and there is a lot going on around town from concerts, a barbecue birthday party, and a sour beer festival. We’ve got…


  • Gay Bingo
    Gay Bingo
    Thu., Aug. 16, 6-10 p.m. | Memminger Auditorium

    Get ready for Gay Bingo, where a winner is never a straight line and everyone has a ball. The theme for 2018 is Rainbows, Unicorns & Glitter. This event raises money for Palmetto Community Care, formerly Lowcountry AIDS Services, sending an important message to the community in between the fun — the HIV/AIDS epidemic is still affecting many in the community, LGBT and straight alike.


  • Film Thursday
    Film Thursday
    Thu., Aug. 16, 7-9:20 p.m. | The Restoration

    Tickets include popcorn, a soft drink or water, and your choice of candy. Each week will also have a specialty cocktail.


  • She Drives Me Crazy
    She Drives Me Crazy
    Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Tue., Aug. 21, 7 p.m. Continues through Aug. 25 | 34 West Theater

    Friends meets Seinfeld in 34 West's new romantic comedy, She Drives Me Crazy. 34 West promises a "hilarious '90s night out."


  • Jim Gaffigan
    Jim Gaffigan
    Fri., Aug. 17, 8 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum

    Jim Gaffigan just added tour dates to his Fixer Upper Tour and now he's headed to the North Charleston Coliseum for a night of comedy and jokes about fatherhood and observations on life.


  • Rock the Rescue
    Rock the Rescue
    Aug. 17-19


  • Summerfest BBQ Cookoff
    Summerfest BBQ Cookoff
    Sat., Aug. 18, 12-11 p.m. | Trophy Lakes


  • Dog Day of Summer
    Dog Day of Summer
    Sat., Aug. 18, 3-7 p.m. | Saltwater Cowboys

    Bring your dog to Saltwater Cowboys for fun and games — and the chance to bring a rescue dog home. There will be a special dog-friendly menu, a dog talent show, and a dog and owner lookalike contest.


  • 2018 Major League Lacrosse Championship
    2018 Major League Lacrosse Championship
    Sat., Aug. 18, 7 p.m. | MUSC Health Stadium

    Major League Lacrosse is coming to the Lowcountry! Come out and watch the highest level of professional lacrosse, as the top two teams face-off for the Championship at MUSC Health Stadium, home of the USL’s Charleston Battery. The 2018 Major League Lacrosse Championship Game will be played in the state of South Carolina for the first time in league history this season. The Championship will be played on Saturday, August 18, 2018, 7:00 p.m. EST. Prior to the game from 5:00pm - 7:00pm, there will be an All-Star Game Fan Zone for lacrosse fans to enjoy.


  • Ballpark Festival of Beers
    Ballpark Festival of Beers
    Sat., Aug. 18, 7-10 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley Jr. Stadium

    Come out to the Joe on Aug. 18 and enjoy over 100 beers, both domestic and international, while enjoying live music and various food trucks!


  • Creekside Comedy Night
    Creekside Comedy Night
    Sat., Aug. 18, 9 p.m. | Creekside Kitchen and Brewhouse

    Creekside Comedy celebrates one year of shows with a blowout anniversary comedy night. You'll hear from two of Creekside's first participants, Hannah Hogan and Shawna Jarrett, as well as Sofiya Alexander and headliner Blayr Nias.


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