Weekend Roundup: Fall frights, food, and fun.
Weekend Roundup: Fall frights, food, and fun. Your chores will wait

Take a deep breath in to the count of three. One. Two. ... Three. Now exhale. You've made it to the weekend! It's time to relax and let the stress…


Weekend Roundup: fall into the weekend
Weekend Roundup: fall into the weekend So many choices!

The first weekend of October is in the sweet spot where we can delude ourselves into thinking it's still summer, or pretend it's a crisp fall, crank up the A/C,…


Oktoberfests, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and more — your guide to October
Oktoberfests, pumpkin patches, haunted houses, and more — your guide to October Served with a side of pumpkin beer

It's fall, y'all (how many times have you heard that this year?) October is the month of all things pumpkin, sweater weather, and Halloween. Here are our hot picks for…


Freeloaders: Free to pull out your Halloween decorations
Freeloaders: Free to pull out your Halloween decorations Events for the week of Oct. 1-7

Happy first day of Halloween, Charleston. We all know October is just an excuse to dress up, drink pumpkin-spiced anything, and pretend it's chilly outside. Before dropping dough on your…


Stuck inside? Sweat it out with this HIIT workout from The Works CHS
Stuck inside? Sweat it out with this HIIT workout from The Works CHS Ain't sweatin' Flo

At home or abroad (it's the fancy term we're using for evacuees), you may want to work up a sweat, especially if your favorite gym or studio is closed. The…


  • End Child Trafficking Premiere
    End Child Trafficking Premiere
    Tue., Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall

    This documentary goes deep into the most hellish places on earth to rescue kids from the grip of sex trafficking....and the first screening in the southeast is happening October 23rd in Charleston. This event is absolutely free to attend, but you must RSVP below. In the land of the free, it’s our job to not turn a blind eye to the darkness. Evil flourishes when the truth doesn’t stand up for itself. Spread the truth.


  • Emanuel Ax
    Emanuel Ax
    Tue., Oct. 23, 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Gaillard Center

    Born in modern day Lvov, Poland, Emanuel Ax moved to Winnipeg, Canada, with his family when he was a young boy. He is a winner of the Young Concert Artist Award, Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Michaels Award and the Avery Fisher Prize. Always a committed exponent of contemporary composers, with works written for him by John Adams, Christopher Rouse, Krzysztof Penderecki, Bright Sheng, and Melinda Wagner already in his repertoire, most recently he has added HK Gruber’s Piano Concerto and Samuel Adams’ “Impromptus”...


  • Poetry Slams: The Unspoken Word
    Poetry Slams: The Unspoken Word
    Fourth Tuesday of every month, 7:30 p.m. | PURE Theatre

    Join the Unspoken Word for poetry slams with featured poets and an open mic.


  • Astronomy in the Park
    Astronomy in the Park
    Wednesdays, 5-9 p.m. | Brittlebank Park

    Stop by after work or before dinner to stargaze with local experts and ask them questions. Telescopes will be set up at the north end of the park., weather permitting.


  • Awendaw Green Barn Jam
    Awendaw Green Barn Jam
    Wednesdays, 6 p.m. | Awendaw Green

    Head out to Awendaw Green for a weekly barn jam, featuring a variety of quality music from local and visiting musicians. The event is BYOB and food will be available for purchase from Wood Fired Pizza and the Roost Bar N' Grille. Pets on a leash are welcome, along with guests of all ages. If you arrive early you may even get a chance to play some disc golf at Sewee Outpost.


  • Fall Garden Strolls + Wine Tasting
    Fall Garden Strolls + Wine Tasting
    Wednesdays, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Continues through Nov. 14 | Middleton Place

    Sip and stroll in a different Garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines. Tickets are $25 online and $30 at event. Foundation member tickets are $20 online and $25 at event. Online ticket sales end at 4 pm on the day of the stroll. Tickets are also available at the event. Extend the evening with dinner at the Middleton Place Restaurant and/or a stay at The Inn. For dinner reservations, call 843-266-7477. Guests of special events at Middleton Place receive a 10% discount on their room rate.


  • Family Fright Nights
    Family Fright Nights
    Fridays, Saturdays, 6 p.m. Continues through Oct. 27 | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

    Kids of all ages are encouraged to dress in costume and enjoy games, tons of candy, a hay maze, pony rides, and more. 


  • Charleston Magic Parlor
    Charleston Magic Parlor
    Last Saturday of every month, 7:30 p.m. | Henry's House

    Illusionist Howard Blackwell performs. Cocktails start at 6:30p.m.


  • Speak Easy Open Mic
    Speak Easy Open Mic
    Fri., Oct. 26, 7-9 p.m., Fri., Nov. 23, 7-9 p.m. and Fri., Dec. 21, 7-9 p.m. | Itinerant Literate Bookstop

    Mark your calendars for the Speak Easy Open Mic series at Itinerant Literate Bookstop. Every fourth Friday, join us in the backyard for verse, storytelling, music, and more. Sign-ups will run all day at the store; readings begin at 7 p.m. We encourage you to bring snacks and libations and settle in for an evening of literature, music, and art.


  • Tubing on the Edisto River
    Tubing on the Edisto River
    Ongoing | Edisto River Adventures


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