College kids head back to school next week (yes, we know, all the young(er) ones in the tri-county area strapped their packs on today) and in honor of them we have rounded up plenty of free activities for the week. Well, we do this every Monday, but let’s pretend it’s something special just for them. College kids love free stuff because … it’s free. Check it out.


Start your week off the acoustic rock of Derek Cribb at Rita’s.

You know what’s better than a belly laugh? A free one. Head to The Sparrow for free stand-up at 9 p.m.


Catch one of King Dusko’s final shows, featuring Colleen Gree with Tape Waves and Elim Bolt.

If you and your honey bun aren’t doing too sweet slip on over to the Main Library at 5:30 for advice on South Carolina divorce laws.


The Hungry Monks will be performing at Prohibition — come hear their mix of swing, country, Celtic, and bluegrass. Yeehaw.

We live in Charleston which means, if we’re lucky, we hit the sea every once in a while. Never let your boat slip away from the dock when you learn how to tie nautical knots at Sea Kayak Carolina at 6 p.m.

If you’re a Pinterest junkie but need an outlet for your craftiness check out the Makers in Residence series at the Main Library at 5:30 p.m., where you’ll learn about local artists and writers and how they do what they do.


The Charleston County Public Library is hosting a back to school carnival with games, prizes, and treats from 3:30-5 p.m.

The St. Andrews Regional Library will be showing Jaws at 5:30 p.m.

The Charleston County Public Library will be showing the film Traitors at its downtown location starting at 6 p.m.

There’s nothing sexy about a free joint pain seminar, but if those words spark a joyous sensation of relief for your aching bones, head to Snee Farms at 6 p.m.

The Daniel Island Farmers Market is only going on for a few more weeks so head out to Family Circle Tennis Center while you still can. The market runs from 3:30-6:30 p.m.


The Fustics will be performing at Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ in West Ashley.

Several bands will be performing at Freshfields Village as part of their Music on the Green series starting at 6 p.m.

A reception of Lonnie Holley’s art will be held at the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art from 6:30-8 p.m.

For even more art (can you ever have enough?) check out David Warren’s opening reception at the Art Mecca of Charleston at 6 p.m.


Midnight City will be performing at Wild Wing Cafe in North Charleston.

There’s free pizza at Uncle Maddios Pizza Joint from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Help raise money for a youth group to attend World Youth Day in Poland by coming out to this Beach Bash, Columbiette Cookout, and Ministry Expo at St. Theresa Catholic Church at 6:30 p.m.


Check out some art and other curious things at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina’s Bazaar at the Point.

Cook up a little something and bring it out for a potluck at 4 p.m. at Revelry Brewing Co.

Dream of becoming a Shakespearean actor? Sure you do. Head to Fort Moultrie from 3-5 p.m. to audition for a play of Willy Shakes’.

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