SEWE 2013 is here, so wildlife lovers will have plenty to do this weekend.

Prepare yourself for flying birds and wet pooches this weekend at the SEWE Birds of Prey Flight Demonstrations and Dock Dogs Competitions. Other SEWE highlights include Fly Fishing Demonstrations, Living with Wolves Presentations, and an abundance of fluffy friends invading downtown all weekend. See our full SEWE guide here.

This weekend also kicks off the Robinson Jeffers Association Conference at the Charleston County School of the Arts in North Charleston. The conference begins Friday with a poetry reading by Nikky Finney.

On Friday and Saturday get your comedy fix at Theatre 99’s Improv Jam and Improv Riot.

You can check out live music at the Coffeehouse Concert hosted at Gage Hall featuring Susan Conant, Hazel Ketchum, and Global Succotash, or at the Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s All Brahms concert.

The Charleston Battery’s Carolina Cup Challenge is happening this weekend and matches will feature MLS teams like Chicago Fire, Houston Dynamo, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC.

Put on your thinking cap and get informed at the Grow with the Flow Workshop and HIV/AIDS Forum, both happening this Saturday.

The Bellelina Studio skincare and makeup studio is hosting their One Year Anniversary Party this Friday where guests can celebrate with discounts, specials, and gourmet sweets by Honey’s Bakery.

Support locals charities at the MUSC Charity Ball at Memminger Auditorium and the Runaround Sue Vintage Charity Fashion Show at the Tin Roof.

Another weekend, another oyster roast. There’s no better way to end a busy weekend than with oysters and live music at the Engineers Without Borders Oyster Roast.

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