Festival season is among us. Harvesting, costuming, and celebrating will be filling the weekends for the next couple of weeks — and we’re not complaining.

Friday Start the weekend with a little Latin flavor at Charleston Symphony Orchestra’s Fiesta evening.

It’s a pretty musically filled evening. Listen to some surf rockers Aloha Radio at Surf Bar. If jam bands are more your thing, Widespread Panic is playing with Umphrey’s McGee. Or there’s Party at the Point with the Kopecky Family Band.

Dinner under the stars sounds pretty good. Make the dinner Greek, and it gets even better. All of that can happen at the Fall Greek Festival.

It’s First Friday time again. Get the rundown on all the new exhibits here.

Palmetto Brewing Company’s Loading Dock Series starts tonight with D.B. Reilly.

Saturday Start your day with a good cause. Men around Charleston rock some heels to raise money for My Sister’s House.

Beer before noon is totally respectable in October — thank you Oktoberfest. Get your early drink on at Oktoberfest at Closed for Business.

Keep your good deeds rolling and head to the Barn Raiser for Rein and Shine.

They had us at free shoes, even if it’s just a chance at them. Try your luck when Rack Room Shoes hosts a grand opening party at the Tanger Outlets. 

Dress down — as in dead — for the Pint of Hope Zombie Pub Crawl on Saturday.

Sunday Olé! Head to the Latin American Festival at Wannamaker County Park for some music, dancing, and eats.

It’s time to say goodbye to another MOJA festival. Bid it farewell at the finale at Hampton Park. 

Oyster season is here. Get your first roast on at Pearlz in West Ashley or at the Second Annual Halos Oyster Roast.

Need more beer? Blackbaud Stadium has its 10th Oktoberfest party on Sunday.

The Wine, Women, and Shoes event benefits the Florence Crittenton Center. They’ll have wine and shoes, and it’s safe to bet that women will probably be there too.

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