Weekend Roundup: Do some good this weekend 

Events for the weekend of Aug. 25-27

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Charleston is mourning the death of one of its chefs, Shane Whiddon, this weekend. You can support Chef Whiddon's family by donating to a GoFundMe page. Check this post for updates on how you can give back to the family and Holy City Hospitality community. This weekend is full of college football. We've rounded up where to watch your favorite teams.

Friday

The Bow-Wow film festival starts at 6:30 p.m. tonight, so get your fill of camera-ready furry friends and tasty bites at the Barrel.

Creekside Kitchen and Brewhouse hosts its very first Comedy Night with Dusty Slay; head over around 9:15 p.m. to grab a good seat.

Pack up the family and head out to Yonder Field at 6:30 p.m. for a drive-in movie screening.

Make a reservation for pay-what-you-will pub stroll through Charleston, starting at 6 p.m.

Join Theatre 99 at 8 p.m. for The Funny Bucket, a night of improv games and laughs.

Wine Cellar Wine and Gifts offers up a night of wine tasting and appetizers, beginning at 5:30 p.m.

Saturday

Fabulon Studios is bringing back their Souvenirs of Summer show, exploring the nostalgia of the end of summer. The reception begins at 5 p.m.

The Festival of Beers is back and better than ever at the Riverdogs Stadium. Festivities kick off at 7 p.m., with over 100 beers to taste, food trucks to explore, and live music from Midnight City and Blue Plantation band.

For the most picturesque date option, head over to Marion Square between 9 a.m.-2 p.m. to enjoy the live music and tasty treats at the Charleston Farmer’s Market.

Raise funds for Alzheimers and get enough excercize to tide you over for the next few weeks at the ARK 5k and Fun Run, which runs from 7:45-10 a.m.

Head out of the city and over to Firefly Distillery for a grape-stompin’ good time. The event starts at 10 a.m. and runs until 5 p.m.

Food trucks, music, vendors and more abound at the annual Grand Seed of Life Festival, which kicks off 12 p.m. and the Seed of Life Collective.

Longevity Fitness hosts a pop-up class at Colonial Lake, starting promptly at 8 p.m.

Dr. Nic Butler presents a review of the Sullivan’s Island quarantine houses at 1 p.m. at the Fort Moultrie Visitor’s Center.

Head to Folly Beach for yoga and surf lessons at 9:15 a.m.

Tonight is the Mayweather vs. McGregor fight. Here's where to watch around town.

Sunday

Celadon hosts their Sunday flea market, complete with food trucks, local craft vendors, and fresh produce.

Mixson hosts a sweat therapy pop-up at 9 a.m. featuring a mix of HIIT, pilates, and strength training and cardio.

Bay Street Biergarten hosts their Endless Summer Party from 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; finish out the last weekend of August strong by bringing the beach downtown.

Learn the basics of Bachata at the Holy City Salsa studio from 1-1:30 p.m.

The South Carolina Reggae Jerk and Wine Festival starts at Magnolia Plantation at 12 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring school supplies to donate for those in need in the upcoming school year.

End the weekend on the classiest of notes with a night of art and summer wines at The Mills House from 5-9 p.m.

Stop by Frothy Beard Brewing anytime from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. to taste their local brews and bites.



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