Weekend Round-Up: Green-light special 

Luck of the Weekend

With any luck, we've seen the last of Old Man Winter and this week's warmer temps are here to stay. Either way, despite a little rain in the forecast, it'll be a great weekend to throw open the doors to the piazza (where you're housesitting) and enjoy a green beer or two (from their fridge).

Friday

Tired of feeling alone in your rage against the corrupt powers that be? Come out to see "Hogs", Rodney Lee Roger's modern adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's classic "An Enemy of the People" put on by the Crabpot Players.

The Charleston Tells Storytelling Festival is back for its third annual lap. Be there to see, or rather hear, what some of the best storytellers in the world have to say.

The Terrace Film Festival teams up with Chef Alex Lira and his crew at The Lot this Friday to bring you the first ever Pork Roast at the Terrace.

Hear don Jose Ruiz read and discuss his book My Good Friend the Rattlesnake during the Charleston stop of his Toltec Rattlesnake tour. With a ticket you'll also get a copy of the book.

Like fly fishing and movies? Chances are you'll like movies about fly fishing. Which is exactly the type of films that will be featured at the appropriately named Fly Fishing Film Tour.

Saturday

Feeling the Irish spirt? Then you'll want to check St. Patrick's Day in Park Circle, the Lowcountry's biggest outdoor Paddy's Day party. It's happening rain or shine.

If you've ever felt that your dog seems to always be left out of the festivities, St. Paddy's Pawlooza is the solution. Celebrate our favorite fourth century shepherd with your favorite canine at the county park this year.

It's going to turn out to be a good Saturday for tintype photography enthusiasts with authentic, hand-made tintype portraits from Charleston Tin Typist at Holy City Brewing. Come by Saturday afternoon to get your own portrait to take home.

Endless barbecue and volumes of house-made sauce, coleslaw, beans, and pie await you at Morgan Creek Grill on Saturday. Choose three bourbons to taste as you chow down on mouth-watering BBQ.

Comedy duo Maari Suorsa and Henry Riggs bring you a late-night sketch-comedy routine brimming with gut-bursting punch lines sure to make you lose your voice from laughing.

You're not tripping. The Beatles aren't really performing at the Pour House on Saturday, but the the tribute band Abbey Road might convince you otherwise.

Blackbeard's Truck will be jamming out some bluegrass this Saturday at the Bay Street Biergerten. Come out to join them.

It's not an insult, it's an invitation to lose your stress and worries on the dance floor as Funk You lights up the evening with funk, reggae, and hip-hop sure to get you moving.

Cruise the road on your bike picking up playing cards at each pre-determined stop, starting at the Lowcountry Harley Davidson, to try win some serious prizes in the Second Annual Poker Run.

Enjoy St. Patrick's Day weekend with your family at J. Marshall Stith Park for games, live music, and more.

Burns Alley hosts Porkchop, a piano blues and rock band that'll be doing their own thing, as well as some covers for a dose of something a little more familiar.

Whiskey Diablo, as the name suggests, will be performing rock and country music out on Folly Beach this Saturday.

Learn how to craft carnitas like the pros with Chef Devany Vickery-Davidson this Saturday, and taste what's been hyped up to be the Best Carnita Ever Served.

Sunday

If you're less of a green beer-type of guy or gal and more of a stand-up-paddling-race type of person, then ditch the bars this St. Paddy's Day weekend for the Shamrock SUP Race on Folly Beach. Paddlers of all experience levels are welcome.

Badfish are no strangers to Charleston, but if you've missed them in the past, or if you want to see your favorite Sublime songs covered live again, the Music Farm is where you'll want to be this Sunday night.

Head out to Bowen's Island Restaurant for an afternoon of Oysters and BBQ to help raise money for Charleston Lowcountry Rose Society.


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