Freeloaders: Halloween continues, plus beer, art, and yoga

Events for the week of Oct. 30-Nov. 5

Wait, it’s still Halloween? Yep, we’ve got two more days of all things spooky. And after that? Don’t be scared — there’s still plenty of free stuff all over town.


It’s perfect running weather — lace up your sneaks and head to the Terrace at 6:30 p.m. for the James Island Group run.

Mainland Container Co. hosts a Hospitality Industry Halloween Extravaganza starting at 6 p.m. with live music, a raffle giveaway, happy hour prices all night, and a costume contest.

Head to the Jackie Tucker Homes in Summerville for Trunk or Treat festivities with candy, hot dogs, games, prizes and more from 6 to 8 p.m.

Ms. Rose’s hosts Horror Movie Trivia from 7 to 9 p.m. Enjoy $9 burger and beer specials and $4 craft drafts. Top three winners receive cash towards their tabs and costumes are encouraged!


It’s all treats no tricks at The Brick’s free taco Halloween party: the first 25 people through the door receive a Rebel Taqueria free taco. If you don’t make it in time, no worries, you can still purchase a marg/taco combo for only $4. DJ Natty Heavy spins from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m.

Crust James Island is holding their inaugural costume contest from noon to 9:45 p.m.: first prize “best costume” receives $200 cash, second prize “most original costume” receives a $50 gift card, and remaining category winners receive $25 Crust gift cards. And, wine bottles are half price on Tuesdays.

Head to Park Circle from 5 to 8 p.m. for a free and safe treat walk.

Take the little ones to Summerville’s Mellow Mushroom between 6 and 8 p.m. to meet Maleficent and Aurora.

From 5 to 7 p.m., round up your little ghosts, goblins, ghouls, and princesses for Tanger Outlets trick or treating.

If public speaking is your greatest fear, there’s no better time than Halloween to face it head on. PURE, in conjunction with The Unspoken Word and Free Verse festival, hosts open mic poetry from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Don your best duds for Maybank Public House’s costume contest starting at 6 p.m. 

Get freaky at Prohibition’s Rocky Horror Picture themed Halloween party from 7 to 10 p.m. Enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres, $5 cocktails, a costume contest, live performances, and more.

Trick or treat at the Citadel Mall from 6 to 8 p.m.

Enjoy a high-energy family friendly party at Creekside Kitchen & Brewhouse with Name the Music starting at 7:30 p.m.


From 6 to 8 p.m. at Charleston Music Hall, check out Alex Waggoner’s Spruill art opening; Waggoner “aims to ignite an appreciation of the sweet, forgotten spaces in-between which could vanish any day.”

Get bendy with Urban Yoga’s Ji Wang at Restoration’s complimentary rooftop yoga starting at 6:30 p.m.

Get over the mid week hump with a combo yoga and running session starting at 6 p.m. at The Battery with Kate Moon Yoga.


Celebrate Dia De Los Muertos at Mex 1 from 6 to 10 p.m. for special prices on beer and margs, live music, and face painting.

Hang out at The Bend for Marsh Jam with Chaquis Maliq and Minimum Wage from 5 to 9 p.m.


Meyer Vogl Gallery hosts an opening night reception of SOUTHBOUND, a solo show featuring new work by Ann Blair Brown. The reception starts at 5 p.m. and wine and small bites will be served.

Palmetto Brewing is re-opening with a bang; they’ll release two new beers, Belgial Tripel and Oktoberfest, and the Dirk Quinn Band plays jazz and funk tunes all night.

Kate Hooray Osmond captures views from above in Oversight; see her work on display at the Miller Gallery starting at 6 p.m.

Celebrate the work of Brooklyn artist Vicki Sher at her George Gallery solo exhibit, Field Day from 5 to 8 p.m.


Celebrate the Vinyl Countdown’s two year anniversary from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. with live music and big sales.

Mike & The Barrettones play at Tattoeed Senorita from 7 to 10 p.m.


Where else can you watch zombies and eat Zombie Bob’s pizza? Head to Frothy Beard for The Walking Dead viewing party.

Between 10 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. stop by the Orange Spot for Itinerate Literate’s pop-up bookstore and story time.

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