Weekend Roundup: From fundraisers to festivals to tons of freaks your best weekend ever

Events for the weekend of Oct. 26-28


In addition to a bunch of foodie events and Halloween parties, this weekend sees your average slew of live music, theater, festivals, and more. Here’s the scoop.

Friday

For just $5 head to Redux for a CreativeEvening, a fundraiser for Creative Mornings Charleston, featuring live music, a silent auction, and beer, wine, and food available for purchase, from 6-9 p.m.

The Aquarium hosts Southern Spirits: An After Hours Event; come in costume and enjoy spooktacular drinks and small plates, from 7-10 p.m.

The Grace Project, a series of empowering portraits by body image photographer Charise Isis, is held daily this weekend at three Charleston galleries: John Carroll Doyle Art Gallery, Revealed Art Gallery, and Cecil Byrne Gallery.

Swing by the Halsey for Southbound: Photographs of and About the New South, open Friday and Saturday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Head to the Sottile Theatre for a weekend of Italian films at the 12th annual Nuovo Cinema Italiano film festival, featuring contemporary Italian Cinema.

It’s opening weekend of the Coastal Carolina Fair, y’all. Enjoy rollercoasters, bull rides, carnival food, bumper cars, and more.

Woolfe Street Playhouse’s Night of the Living Dead — Live is held on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m.

Doom Flamingo performs with Robotrio at the Pour House at 9:30 p.m.

Enjoy roots/folk tunes from Trevor Hall at the Music Farm at 8 p.m.

Glow + Flow with Charleston Community Yoga from 6-7:30 p.m.

The Charleston Symphony Orchestra celebrates the best of American Classical Music with Ode to America at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday.

Held on fourth Friday of every month, Itinerant Literate’s Speak Easy Open mic, from 7-9 p.m., features BYO snacks and libations and an open mic night for verse, storytelling, music, and more.

Saturday

Swing by J. Stark for a Sightsee pop-up, featuring cold brew and pour over coffee from “some of your favorite regional roasters.” Shop a small collection of travel-inspried products sourced from emerging brands, too. Held Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays starting at 10 a.m.

The Footlight Players present Alfred Hitchcock’s The 39 Steps at 7:30 p.m. at Queen Street Playhouse.

Of Mice and Men is currently on stage at Dock Street Theatre, check it out.

Unity Church of Charleston hosts a yard sale and fish fry from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Towne Centre’s fall festival features trick or treating, face painting, live music, and more from 12-3 p.m.

Head to Park Circle Saturday and Sunday for the Charleston Brunch Festival, from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Read all about it here.

Strap on your running shoes and hit the James Island Connector Run at 8 a.m.

Glamnation performs at The Windjammer at 10 p.m.

Sunday

Vinyasa: A Radical Yoga Event is brought to you by the Charleston Activist Network and Evolve Charleston at the Pour House this Sunday. Attendees will enjoy a yoga class, civic engagement from the Charleston Activist Network, and can learn more about Roll Call, a grassroots, non-partisan initiative geared to mobilize communities, from 10-11 a.m.

It’s time for the fourth annual Revelry Block party, y’all. Enjoy live music, food vendors, beer (duh), and more starting at 12 p.m.

The Charleston Coffee Cup at Memminger Auditorium celebrates the city’s burgeoning coffee culture from 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Kenpuppy Derby at Bay Street Biergarten is a Halloween-inspired Sunday brunch and Pet Helpers adoption event from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Dockery’s hosts a sip + shop for Florence relief from 12-4 p.m. 

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