Freeloaders: 21 free events to check out this week 

Events for the week of Nov. 12-18

Monday, dreary Monday. Brighten your mood and keep your wallet shut with all these free events. Enjoy.


If you haven't checked out the Halsey's current exhibit, Southbound: Photographs of and about the New South, then resolve to see it this week. The extensive exhibit even spills over into the City Gallery down at Waterfront Park.

It don't cost a thing to see all the art on display at 535 King St., where you'll find INTRO: Annual Pop-up Art Exhibition now through this Sunday.

Meet artist Jean Claude Roy at the Grand Bohemian Gallery from 5:30-8 p.m.


Visually Speaking: PechaKucha Portraits by Jonathan Boncek (a.k.a. former City Paper staff photographer) is on display at the Charleston Music Hall through Nov. 30.

Job seeking? Head to Staybridge Suites Charleston from 9:30 a.m.-12 p.m. for a neighborhood-specific hospitality job fair.

El Quattro performs on the deck at the Pour House at 6 p.m.


Reach for the moon, even if you fall... you'll get to check out some pretty cool stars from Brittlebank park with Astronomy in the Park every Wednesday from 5-9 p.m.

Sit a spell with Dale and Ted Rosengarten, experts in Southern Jewish life and Southern African-American history, respectively, at the Halsey from 12-2 p.m.

Join Fleet Feet Sports for a pub run at Wild Wing-Mt. Pleasant starting at 6:30 p.m.


Before your family gets to town (Thanksgiving is next week, y'all) head to the Tin Roof for a fam-free comedy night at 8 p.m. featuring local comedians.

The Vendue presents a new exhibit, All the Blues, with works from 24 artists. An opening reception is held from 6-8 p.m.

North Charleston's Cooper River Memorial library hosts an evening of jazz (a family-friendly concert) at 6 p.m.


Ms. Rose's hosts Here Comes Santa Paws, a pet-focused holiday celebration that raises money for Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary, held from 6-9 p.m.

Indigo Moon performs jams at 8 p.m. at Seanachai Social Club.

Peruse the small works on display at Meyer Vogl Gallery; reasonably priced art is all under $1,000.


Saturdays are for farmers markets — head to Marion Square from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. to shop local or make your way to the Johns Island Farmers Market from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Celebrate 25 years of local King Street store, Worthwhile, with a party from 1-6 p.m.

Swing by the Charleston Night Bazaar, held outside of Workshop every third Saturday from 5-10 p.m.


Get your swing dance on at Prohibition at 6:30 p.m.

The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market at the Pour House is always a good time, held from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Holy City Vintage Market at the Royal American takes place from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 


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