Freeloaders: From yoga to farmers markets, all the free stuff you can do this week 

Events for the week of Aug. 20-26

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School's in for summer but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. And our favorite way to have fun is by not spending a dime. Read on for all the free stuff CHS has to offer this week.

Monday

Stop by the Folly Beach Farmers Market from 4-8 p.m. and enjoy live music while you shop at local vendors. Get there at 4 p.m. for an all-ages yoga class.

Join Motivation Mondays for a free workout in Hampton Park starting at 5:30 p.m. All you need to bring is a mat/towel and water.

Ms. Rose’s is hosting Arrested Development themed trivia from 7-9 p.m.

Tuesday

Bring the kids to Charles Towne Landing at 1 p.m. to practice their reading skills with Madame Mazell, the Animal Forest’s resident hog. 

The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market is at Moultrie Middle School from 3:30-7 p.m. Browse local vendors and enjoy live music.

Bring your mat to Riverfront Park at 6:30 p.m. for a free yoga class hosted by the talented instructors from Bendy Brewski Yoga.

It’s Table Top Tuesday at Rusty Bull Brewing Co. starting at 6 p.m. so bring your favorite games (board, card, etc.) for a night of good brews and great games.

Wednesday

The Charleston County Public Library is hosting a “Lawyers in the Library” event from 6-8 p.m. where lawyers will answer questions about legal issues and pro bono work. Light refreshments will be provided.

Enjoy a showing of Moana on the beach as part of the Tides Folly Beach Summer Movie Series. The movie starts around 8:30 p.m.

Head over to Brittlebank Park for “Astronomy in the Park” with Lowcountry Stargazers from 7:45 to 9 p.m. Look into a telescope and see what the universe has to offer.

Thursday

Join Frothy Beard’s “Trivia with Friends” night from 7:30-9:30 p.m. for the chance to win a cash prize.

Join the Thursday Night Beer Ride leaving from Ride Bikes at 6:30 p.m. Bike 20 miles total then enjoy some post-ride refreshments, aka beer.

Head over to MUSC Urban Farm for the “Thursday Evening Work and Learn.” There will be light volunteer activities for people of all ages and garden skill levels. In exchange for volunteering you get to harvest fresh, seasonal produce from the Farm beds.

Friday

Enjoy a showing of Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca at the St. Andrews Regional Library at 11 a.m.

Watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 at Waterfront Park starting around 8:15 p.m. There will be food trucks and live music from the FreeRide Band starting at 6:30 p.m. Don’t forget to bring chairs or a blanket.

Enjoy a free family-friendly concert in Freshfields Village from 6-9 p.m. Don’t forget to bring your pup and blankets or chairs to sit on.

Stop by the opening reception for Interwoven: the Art of Indigo and Silver at the City Gallery. The reception runs from 5-7 p.m. and the exhibit is open until October 7.

Drop in the opening reception for “The Image Hunter: On the Trail of John James Audubon” featuring the work of Italian painter and muralist Hitnes at the Halsey Institute from 6:30-8:00 p.m.

Saturday

The Charleston Farmers Market in Marion Square is running from from 8 a.m.- 2 p.m. with over 100 local vendors.

Try Pacific Box & Crate’s Farmers Market from 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. and browse local farmers, vendors, and artisans.

Sunday

The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market runs from 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. at the Charleston Pour House with local vendors, live music, and food trucks.

Stop by the Southern Tails Adoption Event at Low Tide Brewing from 2-6 p.m. to adopt (or foster!) your new furry friend.

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