September Events

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Wednesday, September 1

○ Instrumental Jazz Night | Wed., Sept. 1 | 7-10 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge | $20+ | Enjoy a night filled with jazz music performed by The Brett Belanger Trio.

○ Love, Pumpkins, and Fall | Wed., Sept. 1 | 6-8 p.m. | Painting with a Twist, 2511 North Main St., Ste. B, Summerville | $41+ | Fall in love with your very own pumpkin painting under the instruction of Taylor Murdaugh.

Thursday, September 2

○ Sysco Little Chef Big Chef | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 7-10 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center | $175 | Join Rodney Scott, Mike Lata, Jacques Larson, and Carrie Morey as they mentor five local children — all proceeds help Louie’s Kids fight childhood obesity.

○ Kane Brown: Worldwide Beautiful Tour | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 7 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center | $50+ |

○ First Thursday Gullah Spirituals Concert | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Unitarian Church | $40 | Dance Sea Island music brought by the ancestors of the Gullah people in the Lowcountry.

○ That Arena Rock Show | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 8 p.m. | Charleston Pour House | $15+ | This tribute to classic rock ‘n roll music will have you on your feet partying all night.

○ North Charleston Farmers Market | Thurs., Sept. 2 | 3-7 p.m. | 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free | Support local farmers like Bernard Freeman Farm + shop for fresh produce — Flight is

Friday, September 3

○ Charleston Gallery Association Artwalk | Fri., Sept. 3 | 5-8 p.m. | Charleston Gaillard Center | Free | Explore artwork from local galleries + be the first to experience the start of monthly exhibitions.

○ Edisto Beach Shag Festival | Fri., Sept. 3-Sun., Sept. 5 | Edisto Beach Bay Creek Park, 3706 Dock Site Rd. | $15+ | Celebrate the state’s official dance with activities for the entire family + live music.

○ Bright Star | Fri., Sept. 3 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Historic Dock Street Theatre | $32+ | Catch a seat at this moving musical to hear Tony and Grammy nominated scores of bluegrass music.

○ Sounds of Summer: Forty Mile Detour | Fri., Sept. 3 | 5-9 p.m. | Nexton Square | Free | Summertime doesn’t stop, bring your own chair or blanket + vibe with Forty Mile Detour.

Saturday, September 4

○ 2021 Lowcountry Jazz Festival: Day One | Sat., Sept. 4 | 7:30 p.m. | Charleston Gaillard Center | $63+ | Experience some of the world’s best jazz musicians during an unforgettable night of music, shopping, and dining.

○ Falling for Flowers and Fruits | Sat., Sept. 4 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Palmetto Islands County Park | $7 | Discover the Lowcountry’s blooming native species with this interactive lesson through the park.

Sunday, September 5

○ 2021 Lowcountry Jazz Festival: Day Two | Sun., Sept. 5 | 7:30 p.m. | Charleston Gaillard Center | $63+ | Experience some of the world’s best jazz musicians during an unforgettable night of music, shopping, and dining.

○ 2nd Annual ’80s Bar Crawl on King Street | Sun., Sept. 5 | 1-9 p.m. | Location TBD | $19+ | Crawl your way down King Street with drink specials + the chance to win 80’s swag.

○ Sunday Brunch | Sun., Sept. 5 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Commonhouse Aleworks, 4831 O’Hear Ave., North Charleston | Free | Top off the weekend with beer + brunch at this Park Circle brewery.

○ Inaugural Brookgreen Gardens Labor Day 5K | Sun., Sept. 5 | 6-7:45 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $35 | Spend your Labor Day weekend participating in a 5K through this 9,100-acre property. 🏃‍♂️

Monday, September 6

○ Amazing Scavenger Hunt Adventure | Mon., Sept. 6 | 8 a.m. | Charleston County Courthouse, 100 Broad Street Charleston | $30+ | Tour Charleston with this interactive scavenger hunt guided by your smartphone.
○ Free A&C Summer Tie-Dye | Mon., Sept. 6 | 12-3 p.m. | Charleston County Courthouse, 100 Broad St. Charleston | Free | Bring your favorite white t-shirt + learn how to create fun tie dye designs.
○ Sunset Cruise | Mon., Sept. 6-Sun., Sept. 12 | 6:15-7:45 p.m. | Mingo Point, 876 Kiawah Island Pkwy., Kiawah Island | $390 | Spend sunset with a relaxing cruise down the Kiawah River.

○ Randall Fowler with Drew Dangerfield | Mon., Sept. 6 | 7:00 p.m. | The Windjammer, Isle of Palms | $20+ | Experience Randall Fowler’s unique sound of R&B blended into rock and country.

Tuesday, September 7

○ Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs. Charleston RiverDogs | Tues., Sept. 7 | 7:05 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park | $8+ | Bring your 4-legged friends down to The Joe for Dog Day + enjoy $2 hot dogs and beer.
○ Charleston Battery vs Tampa Bay Rowdies | Tues., Sept. 7 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant | $12+ | Spend your Saturday night supporting Charleston’s premier professional soccer club.

Wednesday, September 8

○ Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs. Charleston RiverDogs | Wed., Sept. 8 | 7:05 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park | $8+ | Come out for Wicked Wednesday + catch awesome deals on craft beers.

○ Jr. Naturalist: Salt Marsh Investigations | Wed., Sept. 8 | 4-6:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $10 | Pack your favorite pair of boots for this interactive trek through the Lowcountry’s diverse salt marches. 🥾

Thursday, September 9

○ North Charleston Farmers Market | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 3-7 p.m. | 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free |

○ Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs. RiverDogs | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 7:05 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park | $8+ |

○ Toast Under the Oaks | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 5-9 p.m. | Johns Island County Park | $20+ |

○ Let’s Talk Hawks | Thurs., Sept. 9 | 1-3 p.m. | Johns Island County Park | $9 |

Friday, September 10

○ Myrtle Beach Pelicans vs. Charleston RiverDogs | Fri., Sept. 10 | 7:05 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park | $8+ | Support the RiverDogs at home + end the night with a great firework show.

○ Lighthouse Inlet Bird Walk | Fri., Sept. 10 | 8:30-10:30 a.m. | Lighthouse Inlet Heritage Preserve | $9 | Break out the binoculars + discover the lowcountry’s diverse bird species.

Saturday, September 11

○ Goose Creek Farmers & Artisans Market | Sat., Sept. 11 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek | Free | Support local artisans + shop with farmers to the sounds of live music 一 leashed pets are welcome. 🧺

○ Shaggin’ on the Cooper | Sat., Sept. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Pier, Pier 71 Harry Hallman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant | $8 | Dance to fine + classic beach tunes from The Coppertones along the Charleston Harbor.

○ Virtual Inclusive Dance Party | Sat., Sept. 11 | 6-7 p.m. | Virtual | Don’t miss a beat and register for this virtual dance party hosted by Charleston County Parks.

○ Carnes Crossroads Summer Barn Jam Series | Sat., Sept. 11 | 4-7 p.m. | Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Pl., Summerville | Summertime is winding down but the vibes are here to stay — enjoy live music from The Blue Dogs + local food trucks.

○ Dog Day Afternoon: Splash Island | Sat., Sept. 11 | 1-3 p.m. | Palmetto Islands County Park | $10+ | Celebrate the dog days of summer by cooling down with your 4-legged friends at the waterpark. 🦮

Sunday, September 12

○ Camp Happy Days Night at the RiverDogs | Sun., Sept. 12 | 5 p.m. | Joseph P. Riley, Jr. Park | $150 | Support kids and families facing cancer during Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month + tickets include complimentary beer, wine, and food from RiverDogs executive chef Josh Shea.

○ Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Sept. 12 | 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. | The Pour House | Free | Show your support for farmers + artisans by shopping locally. 🧺

○ Bluegrass Brunch | Sun., Sept. 12 | 11 a.m.-6 p.m. | Commonhouse Aleworks | Free | Join the Commonhouse Cats for live bluegrass tunes + stay for the chicken and waffles. 🧇

○ Charleston Royal Princess Ball | Sun., Sept. 12 | 10 a.m. | Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Dr. | $25+ | Spend a magical day of songs, stories, and dances with 10 of your favorite princesses.

○ Second Sunday on King Street | Sun., Sept. 12 | 1-5 p.m. | King Street | Free | Visit, shop + dine with your family along Charleston’s “main street”.
○ Dog Day Afternoon | Sun., Sept. 12 | 10a.m.-12 p.m. + 1-3 p.m. | North Charleston Wannamaker County Park | $15+ | Bring your 4-legged friends out for a day to cool off at the waterpark.

○ Beyond the Essentials of Kayaking | Sun., Sept. 12 | 2-5 p.m. | James Island County Park | $55 | Learn lifelong advanced kayaking skills during this hands-on course.

Monday, September 13

○ Jolly Folly Pickleball | Mon., Sept. 13 | 8-10 a.m. | Pirate’s Cove Playground, 510 E. Erie Ave., Folly Beach | Free | Stop by for a few rounds of pickleball — participants must sign a City of Folly Beach Activities Waiver.

○ Family Kayaking | Mon., Sept. 13 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. | Mingo Point, 876 Kiawah Island Pkwy., Kiawah Island | $45 | Explore the natural beauty of the island on a kayak + keep your eyes out for a dolphin sighting.

○ Waterfront Live Music with Dallas Reese | Mon., Sept. 13 | 6-9 p.m. | Salty Dog, 1882 Andell Bluff Blvd., Seabrook Island | Free | Kick off your week with live music on the waterfront — happy hour begins at 4 p.m.
○ Fowl Play Duo @ Smugglers Rum Shack- IOP | Mon., Sept. 13 | 5-8 p.m. | Smugglers-Island Eats & Rum Shack, 1122 Ocean Blvd., Isle of Palms | Free | Enjoy good bites + great drinks while listening to Fowl Play.

Tuesday, September 14

○ Shag Lessons | Tues., Sept. 14 | 7-8 p.m. | Daniel Island Recreation Center | $40 | Learn the basics of SC’s state dance — no partner required. 🎶

○ Rooftop Yoga | Tues., Sept. 14 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Restoration Hotel | Free | Celebrate National Yoga Month with this complimentary class hosted by Charleston Power Yoga.

○ Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market | Tues., Sept. 14 | 3:30-7 p.m. | 645 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant | Free | Come by for live music, fresh farm goods + items on sale by local vendors.

○ Bird Watching Walk | Tues., Sept. 14 | 7-9 a.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center Complex, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $20 | Grab your tickets for this intimate bird watching tour before they’re gone. 🦅

Wednesday, September 15

○ Holy City Farmers Market | Wed., Sept. 15 | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing | Free | Enjoy live music + shop around for items from local vendors. 🧺
○ West Ashley Farmers Market | Wed., Sept. 15 | 3-6:30 p.m. | Ackerman Park, 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods.

○ Rocketman: A Tribute to Sir Elton John | Wed., Sept. 15 | 7 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $20+ | It’s a show you don’t want to miss as Tokyo Joe pays homage to the man, the myth + the legend, Elton John.

Thursday, September 16

○ Blake Shelton: Friends and Heroes 2021 | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 7 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum | $68+ | Put on your boots + get ready to sing all night long 一 special guests include Martina McBride and Trace Adkins.

○ Joe Clarke Trio | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 7-9 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St. | $20+ | Listen to some of Charleston’s best jazz musicians.

○ Starlight Yoga | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Pier, 71 Harry M. Hallman, Jr. Blvd. | $8 | Embrace the moon + stars as your classroom with live music — participants will receive a glowing prize.

○ Momentum Tennis | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 8 a.m.-3:30p.m. | Pirate’s Cove Playground, 510 E. Erie Ave., Folly Beach | Registration required | Enjoy a day of tennis with instruction from Doug + Ryan Kreis — all participants must sign a City of Folly Beach Activities Waiver.

○ Yappy Hour | Thurs., Sept. 16 | 5-7 p.m. | Wannamaker County Park | $2 | Enjoy live music by Corinne Letourneau and drinks with your favorite furry friend. 🐶

Friday, September 17

○ Best of Mt. Pleasant Party & Oyster Roast | Fri., Sept. 17 | 6-10 p.m. | Alhambra Hall, 131 Middle St., Mt. Pleasant | $35 | Celebrate 2021’s Best of Mt. Pleasant winners + enjoy oysters, barbecue, beer, wine, and live music. 🦪

○ Food Truck Friday | Fri., Sept. 17 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | The Chamber & Visitor Center, 402 N. Main St., Summerville | Free | Snack on mac and cheese from Mac Daddy + snap a selfie in front of the mural.

○ Vintage Market Days: Early Buying Event | Fri., Sept. 17 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Tanger Outlet Mall | $10 | A one stop shop for antique, vintage, repurposed, and handmade items + explore artwork, food venders. 🪑

○ Indigo Dyeing Workshop | Fri., Sept. 17 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Leonard Pavilion, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $150+ | Learn the ancient art of harvesting, preparing + dyeing cloth to make your own silk scarf.

○ Mosaic Marking | Fri., Sept. 17 | 9-10 a.m. | Night Heron Park, 4000 Sea Forest Dr., Kiawah Island | $35 | Make a personalized mosaic during this family-friendly activity.

Saturday, September 18

○ Live at Firefly Fall Concert Series | Sat., Sept. 18 | 7 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave, North Charleston | $25+ | Walker Hayes is in the Lowcountry — enjoy food trucks and Firefly cocktails + bring blankets and chairs.

○ Charleston Bocce Bash | Sat., Sept. 18 | 8 a.m. | Bishop England H.S. Football Stadium, 363 Seven Farms Dr. | $500+ | Special Olympics SC is turning 53 — celebrate with them by making a team for this year’s Bocce Bash + enter a raffle to win an outdoor furniture set.

○ Summerville Sweet Tea Festival | Sat., Sept. 18 | 2 p.m. | Hutchinson Square, Summerville | Free | Celebrate the end of summer in the sweetest way in the birthplace of sweet tea.🍹

○ Charleston Night Bazaar | Sat., Sept. 18 | 5-10 p.m. | Pacific Box & Crate Co, 1505 King St. | Free | Shop local with this event featuring jewelry, art, and beauty products + relax with food and drinks from Edmund’s Oast Brewing Company.

○ Gullah Geechee Junkanoo | Sat., Sept. 18 | 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center Complex and Leonard Pavilion, 1931 Brookgreen Drive, Murrells Inlet | Free | Visit this Bahamian festival featuring music, children’s crafts, informational sessions, and cultural demonstrations.

Sunday, September 19

○ Vintage Market Days | Sun., Sept. 19 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Tanger Outlet Mall | $5 | A one stop shop for antique, vintage, repurposed, and handmade items — explore artwork, food venders, and gardners. 🪑

○ Ruthless! The Musical | Fri., Sept. 19 | 3 p.m. | Queen Street Playhouse | $16+ | You won’t want to miss the closing night of this award-winning comedic musical.

○ Walk to Fight Hunger | Sun., Sept. 19 | 12-4 p.m. | Riverfront Park, North Charleston | Free | Walk to raise awareness and funds for the Lowcountry Food Bank + stay for live entertainment.

○ Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Sept. 19 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food.

○ Estuary Adoption Event | Sun., Sept. 19 | 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. | Estuary Beans & Barley, 3538 Meek’s Farm Rd. | Free | Find a new furry family member at this event hosted by PetHelpers. 🦮

Monday,September 20

○ Monday Madness Screen Art | Mon., Sept. 20 | 6-8 p.m. | Painting with a Twist, 2511 North Main Street, Suite B, Summerville | $25 | Learn how to paint screen art with instructor Tanya Watson + enjoy beer and wine.

○ Wildlife in the Wetlands Bike Tour | Mon., Sept. 20 | 11-1 p.m. | Sanctuary Hotel, One Sanctuary Beach Drive, Kiawah Island | $25 | Ride through Kiawah’s diverse ecosystems + learn about the Lowcountry’s native wildlife.

Tuesday, September 21

○ Tie Dying on The Rise Patio | Tues., Sept. 21 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | The Restoration Hotel | Free | Bring a white t-shirt and add some color to your Tuesday with this tie dying class.

Wednesday, September 22

○ Jr. Naturalist: Plants and People | Wed., Sept. 22 | 4-6 p.m. | Palmetto Islands County Park | $10 | Explore the plants of the Lowcountry with this interactive class.

○ Charleston Battery vs New York Red Bulls II | Wed., Sept. 22 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant | $12+ | You won’t want to miss Hometown Heroes Night with Charleston’s professional soccer club. ⚽️

Thursday, September 23

○ North Charleston Farmers Market | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 3-7 p.m. | 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free | Support local farmers like Bernard Freeman Farm + shop for fresh produce — Bangin’ Vegan Eats is this week’s featured food truck.

○ Toast Under the Oaks | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 5-9 p.m. | Johns Island County Park | $20+ | Enjoy live music from John Zackery + food from Chicken Fats and Root Note.

○ Movie Night | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | The Restoration Hotel | $15 | Make your way downtown for a rooftop screening of “Mean Girls” + enjoy your choice of popcorn or movie candy with admission.

○ Here Comes the Sun | Thurs., Sept. 23 | 7:30 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $30+ | Spend your evening listening to the best of the Beatles surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. 🎤

Friday, September 24

○ Drake White & the Big Fire | Fri., Sept. 24 | 6-10 p.m. | The Windjammer | $47+ | You won’t want to miss this country music star while he performs in the Lowcountry for one night only. 🎤

○ Here Comes the Sun | Fri., Sept. 24- Sun., Sept. 26 | 7:30 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $30+ | Spend your evening listening to the best of the Beatles + watch this fun rock recreation surrounded by beautiful natural scenery. 🎶

Saturday, September 25

○ Fine Arts Professional Development: French Impressionism | Sat., Sept. 25 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | The Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. | Free | Calling all fine art professionals — learn from artist Martha Criscuolo as she provides a hand-on approach to teaching French Impressionism in the classroom. 🎨

Sunday, September 26

○ Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Sept. 26 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food.

Wednesday, September 29

○ Succulent Wine Bottle Planter Workshop | Wed., Sept. 29 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Company | $40 | Learn about succulent planting + make a planter with live instruction — brews will also be available for purchase. 🌱

○ Junior Naturalist: Feathered Friends | Wed., Sept. 29 | 4-6:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $10 | Discover the birds of the lowcountry with this hand-on course. 🦅

Thursday, September 30

○ North Charleston Farmers Market | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 3-7 p.m. | 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free | Support local farmers like Bernard Freeman Farm + shop for fresh produce — Lola’s Lumpia is this week’s featured food truck. 🍚

○ Yappy Hour | Thurs., Sept. 30 | 5-7 p.m. | Wannamaker County Park | Enjoy live music and alcoholic drinks with your favorite furry friend in the beautiful scenery of Wannamaker County Park. 🐶

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