Sometimes it’s hard to be jazzed about the official start of summer when we’ve been living the summer life for months. But we can’t hate on the longest day of the year. Who doesn’t want more sunshine? But even if you’re not into sun worshiping, we’ve got you covered with a week’s worth of events — with or without some Vitamin D.

Monday The U.S. kicks off their campaign to make it out of the group stages of the World Cup when they take on Ghana at 6 p.m. Here’s a rundown of places to watch the game — and the rest of the soccer action all week.

Check out Elise Testone when she performs on the deck at the Pour House.

We’re not going to hide the fact that we had the Monday blues when we woke up this morn. But some meditation should help lift our spirits and positively shape our week.

Tuesday Spent too much time playing this weekend and not enough time running errands, like going to the grocery store? The Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market has you covered.

Meet fellow walkers and Daniel Island residents during their Tuesday morning Walk With Me.

It’s a big booty kind of night at the Mt. Pleasant Pier at Party in the Park. Obviously we mean cowboy boots.

Wednesday Social hosts its latest installment of Starving Artists with music from D!Z and a pop-up shop from Thistle and Thatch.

Step back in time with Prohibition’s Wednesday Night Swing, a jazz and swing dance party.

Thursday Grab your chair and head to Cinebarre for their throwback outdoor film series. This week, they’ll be showing Gremlins.

Do some good and volunteer at the Green Heart Garden at Mitchell Elementary School.

Thursday is the new start of the weekend, and what better way to kick it off than with some laughs. The Tin Roof hosts a comedy night with Andrew Anghapour, Lily Slay, and Jeremy McLellan.

Friday Art up your Friday with a stop by Robert Lange Studios to see Karen Ann Myers’ latest exhibition, Sparkle.

Or stay around Upper King and hit up the Art Mecca’s Shop and Stroll.

Saturday Triple dip your farmers markets’ fun with the Johns Island, Mixson, and downtown ones.

Park Circle hosts SummerFest with a fishing tournament and kayak race, as well as your usual street party fun — face painting, live music, games, and more.

Mary Alice Monroe stops by Barnes and Noble for a book signing and discussion of her latest.

The Biergarten hosts an Abita Seersucker Pilsner Party. Wear seersucker and you’ll be entered in raffles.

Sunday It’s getting hot ‘n herrrre. See bikini contestants take off all their clothes — well, almost all their clothes — and compete in the Budweiser Bikini Bash.

Browse local vendors’ goods at Bazaar at the Point.

Need a new set of wheels? Participate in the Chucktown BikeDown and try to win a new bike from Oskar Blues brewery.

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