The forecast is predicting rain this weekend, so make like Bob Dylan, and find shelter from the storm at one of Charleston’s many unique events. With the tourists finally heading out, it’s prime time to relax and gear up for fall.

Friday Escape the buckets of rain and embrace buckets of mirth at Theater 99’s The Funny Bucket

If you’re feeling long due for a good poetry reading, you won’t want to miss The Poets Show at Four IV Stones Bar and Lounge 

Get cultured at Alliance Française Ciné-Club’s screening of Casse-Tête Chinois (Chinese Puzzle).

The weather may be cooling down, but Charleston’s firefighters are definitely not. The 2015 Firefighter Calendar Debut Party is a perfect chance for you to indulge in some firefighter hotness while also contributing to Charleston Animal Society. 

Head east of the Cooper River this Friday for Party at the Point, and get your groove on to the live music of funk groups, The Secrets and New Galaxy. 

Celebrate the fact that we live by the water at Watersports Week.

Saturday Is Stede Bonnet, The Gentleman Pirate, a gent or a ruffian? Become a member of his fictitious jury at his presentation at the Powder Magazine Museum and decide. 

Get tangled up in the beautiful sunset at Wannamaker County Park, where Tangled will be played as part of Wannamaker’s Summer Movie Series. 

If you haven’t seen What If? Productions’ Kate and Sam Are Not Breaking Up, then you are seriously missing out. It’s only running for one more weekend. 

Beatles, Bach, and Beer with Laura Ball and Friends. Enough said. 

Do you love pop music and strings instruments? Hit up North Charleston POPS!: A Boston Pop Tribute.  

Need a new profile picture or a unique Christmas card photo? The Charleston Museum is hosting a Civil War photo shoot. 

Sunday Yep, you counted right. It’s Second Sunday. Grab your kids, dogs, and teacup pigs and head to King Street for some shopping and dining.

Feeling reverent? Catch abbot Phakchok Rinpoche’s talk on Keys to Happiness

What sounds better than racing go-carts while also contributing to charity? If you couldn’t come up with anything, then you should head to Hole Lot of Fun at Blackbeard’s Cove

Meet the man behind the Folly Beach mystery series, Bill Noel, at the signing of his novel Final Cut

It’s time to step out of the box and into the circus at Holy City Cirque’s Second Annual Variety Show, Playshops, and Fundraiser

The Doors’ drummer John Densmore is signing copies of his book at Monster Music and Movies.

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