Weekend Round-Up: Bach it up 

The best events in Charleston, Aug. 19-21

Local men and women have donated themselves for the Bachelor Bid Bash and Silent Auction, a benefit for SC Jaycee Camp Hope. If you normally can’t get a date, now’s your chance.

The buns will be sticky at the Sticky Buns Burlesque Summer Bonanza, featuring the sweetly named group from Baltimore.

Keep on catching at the Folly Pier Fishing Tournament.

rosita jones. (yes, that is the correct way of writing it) will launch their fall collection of nail polist at SCOOP Studios.

So it begins: The Charleston Comedy Festival Stand Up Competition Preliminary Rounds. Theatre 99 will also host Comedy Combat and Improv Riot, and at the Tin Roof, there’s Little Caesar’s Palace 2: Electric Caesarloo. Bonus points for the clever name and the free pizza.

Catch a Saturday night fever at Antony and Cleopatra, or see Kicking a Dead Horse or South Pacific. And if you’re distraught over the anniversary of the King’s death, Elvis, Aloha from Hawaii might be for you.

Head out to Kiawah for the opening of Rothwell/Reinert at the Wells Gallery at the Sanctuary. Meanwhile, in West Ashley, The Burd and the Bear has its closing reception, and The Collaboration Show will open at the Mill.

The Terrace Theater will host a special screening of the Holocaust film Sarah’s Key, with a discussion following the movie. The Greater Park Circle Film Society is playing My Dog Tulip this weekend.

Author Maurita Corcoran signs copies of A House Interrupted at Blue Bicycle Books.

Clean up Park Circle with the South Carolina Stingrays.

There’s a Lighthouse Island Tour, and sand castle building.

Big shows this weekend include Johnny Puke’s Birthday Bash, Children’s Choir, and Guster with Jack’s Mannequin. And there’s the Blueberry Jam and Blue Pearl Farms, which is awesome just for the fact that it’s at a blueberry farm.

And the Sunday Funday Bladder Buster sounds interesting. I’m assuming there will be a lot of drinking involved at this back-to-school party. And that’s really the whole point of college, right?


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