Even if you’re not a student, there’s a sense of freedom-lost when the kids go back to school. But we’re here to give you back some of that free-dom, emphasis on the free.

Monday Feeling sentimental? Check out Cory Oberndorfer’s new exhibit at Jericho Advisors and get a lesson on enjoying the simple things in life.

Everyone’s attracted to a good comedian. Try your hand at some on-stage humor at The Sparrow and see if your witticisms are good enough to get yourself a date.

If your stage presence is better suited to singing than jesting and jokes, head to O’Brion’s for karaoke and enjoy their Margarita Monday deals while you’re at it.

Tuesday See how your trivia knowledge holds up in competition at Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ on Sullivan’s.

Hit up the Brickhouse Party Plantation for some rockin’ soul jams by Graham Whorley following the community drum circle.

Or enjoy the live music at the Mt. Pleasant Farmers Market while picking out some fresh fruits, veggies, and seafood to cook up this week.

Wednesday Grab your blanket and  watch Planes at Freshfields Village, or head over to Tides on Folly Beach to celebrate Patrick Swayze’s birthday coming up with Dirty Dancing.

Speaking of Dirty Dancing, head to the Tin Roof for a birthday party in Patrick Swayze’s honor with Swayze-themed drinks and games.

Come stretch out and find some inner peace with Kriya yoga from 7-8:30 p.m.

Thursday Head to the North Charleston Farmers Market to browse the locally grown produce or get creative at the artist market at the Pour House.

Flashback a little and peruse some high-end, 20th-century furniture and 21st-century artwork from Plum Collective.

Friday Don’t miss The Princess Bride at Mt. Pleasant’s showing at the Memorial Waterfront Park.

Hit the deck at the Pour House and see some Jerry Garcia covers performed by the Hungry Monks and Ratdog starting at 4 p.m.

Take in and pick up all the goodies you could possibly need or want at the Folly Beach farm and artist market.

Friday Join in the excitement of SPARC’s fourth Hackathon and see some phone apps get made.

Giggle your way through the weekend at Blast Off? at Theater 99.

Saturday Come check out some brewing enthusiasts’ work at the Yeast of the Ashley Inaugural Home Brewing Competiton at Freehouse Brewery.

Get some more farmers market fun in at one of three locations offering fresh, seasonal products from local growers — from downtown to Mixson to Johns Island.

Sunday Browse the bazaar and enjoy food and drinks from local restaurants while your kids get special presentations in their corner.

Swing into the school year with Prohibition’s social dance party and lessons.


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