City Picks: What we’re seeing, streaming and doing this week


Getty Images; Get your chicken poo bingo on every Sunday at Tattooed Moose

There is plenty to do online and around town this Labor Day weekend. Be sure to wear a mask and socially distance if you’re out and about over the holiday weekend.

Sibling Rivalry at Meyer Vogl Gallery

Despite what its name suggests, Meyer Vogl’s latest two-person exhibition does not feature the work of actual siblings. The two artists, Lori Putnam and James Richards, do consider themselves to have a sibling-like bond, though. Sibling Rivalry, featuring new work from both artists, opens at Meyer Vogl on Sept. 4. “It seemed about time that we had an exhibit like this. We have such respect for each other’s work, and we enjoy each other’s company and painting together. This new body of work showcases our mutual love for the Lowcountry, our family and good friends,” said Putnam in a press release for the show. Meyer Vogl hosts an all-day pop-in on Sept. 4; masks are required.

Summer Sidewalk Sale

Head to Freshfields Village, an outdoor pedestrian village located at the crossroads of Kiawah and Seabrook, for an end of summer sidewalk sale this weekend. Check out summer sales, new fall merchandise and more at participating retailers. Snag super reduced prices on items at sotres like Coastal Footwear, SeaCoast Sports and Outfitters and Islands Mercantile. Be sure to wear your mask and maintain social distance from others while shopping.

Golda’s Balcony

The Charleston Jewish Filmfest presents a free screening of Golda’s Balcony on Vimeo starting this Sunday through Thursday. Participate in a free Zoom Q&A with director and producer David Fishelson on Sept. 8 at 4 p.m. In Golda’s Balcony, Tovah Feldshuh recreates her stage performance as Golda Meir using footage from a 2003 Off-Broadway performance; she recreates 100 years of Jewish history playing 45 different characters.

Safe Sounds at Firefly

Firefly Distillery will open its doors for more social-distanced concerts Sept. 5 with the fall Safe Sounds series. The first concert in the series will feature On the Border, a tribute to the Eagles, and Haley Mae Campbell. “Our new location in Park Circle allows us the opportunity to get creative with events in our new socially distanced world,” said Scott Newitt, co-owner of Firefly Distillery. 

Chicken Poo Bingo

Head out to Tattooed Moose Johns Island for Chicken Poo Bingo every Sunday through the end of October. This family-friendly, socially distant fun is fairly self explanatory: if a chicken poops on your number (purchased for $2) you can win big, aka up to $50 in “Moose Moolah.” See y’all there.

International Vulture Awareness Day

This Saturday join the Center for Birds of Prey for everyone’s favorite holiday, International Vulture Awareness Day. Visitors to the center will learn more about the under-appreciated avian scavengers during a special focus program. The program features a scavenger-focused flight demonstration and information about what you can do to protect vultures in your neighborhood. 

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