It’s about to be Charleston’s favorite weekend of the year, folks — Beer Week Weekend. We’ve got plenty of beer-related happenings for you, so make sure you check out some of these frothy events before we have to wave goodbye to our out-of-town brewers. If you’re sick of beer (we don’t blame you, but we question your sanity) and you’re looking for something different, there’s loads of other stuff going on, like Adult Swim’s David Liebe Hart’s appearance at the Tin Roof and the annual Shrimp and Grits Competition at The Joe.
Artist Robert Maniscalco will open his exhibit Quench inspired by his trip to Haiti at the Threshold Repertory Theatre.
Also at the Threshold Repertory Theatre, What If? Productions’ will put on their first performance of Baby With the Bathwater a dark comedy about identity that begins at 7:30 p.m.
Songs of Water with special guest Grace Joyner will serenade you from 8-10 p.m. at the Charleston Music Hall.
If you’re a fan of Adult Swim or Tim and Eric’s Awesome Show Great Job!, you won’t want to miss David Liebe Hart’s multi-genre performance at 9 p.m. at The Tin Roof.
75 homebrewers will compete to have their beer served on tap at Oak Road Brewery at 5 p.m. followed by an afterparty.
Michael Martin Gallery welcomes artists Alicia Leeke and Tom Potocki for an opening reception to their art exhibit Abstraction/Divergence from 6-8 p.m.
In honor of Beer Week, Kudu will feature cask-conditioned pints only available at their location along with draft specials and live music at 6 p.m.
Photographer Zak Collins opens his exhibit Impermanent: A Collection of Photographs at the Art Mecca of Charleston from 6-8:30 p.m.
Palmetto Brewing Co.’s amber ale is finally legal — their speciality beer turns 21 today, and the brewery is turning their taps over to Kona Brewing and roasting a pig luau-style to celebrate. The party starts at 6 p.m.
Check out the experimental, adults-only, free form comedy show Rip City at Redux starting at 9 p.m.
Head to The Brew Cellar at 6 p.m. for a tap takeover by Chicago’s Local Option Bierwerker.
Gary Sinise and Lt. Dan will play at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center to raise money for the Independence Fund for veterans at 8:30 p.m.
Lt. Dan Weekend continues at 7:30 a.m. with an Independence Ride to aid injured veterans in receiving adaptive mobility cycles.
From 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. check out the Grove at Patriot’s Point for this year’s celebration of the Yoga Pop Festival.
Oak Road Brewery will host a cask-only Flowertown’s Funky Firkin Fest featuring 20 South Carolina breweries at 1 p.m.
At 5 and 8 p.m., the Charleston Music Hall will transform the jazz sound of Thelonious Monk into latin music during their performance Latin Night: Monk, No Chaser.
Fill your belly with 20 different Shrimp and Grits recipes prepared by top Charleston Chefs and judge the winner for this year’s Shrimp and Grits Competition at the Joseph Riley Stadium from 6-9 p.m.
Throw on your kilt and dust off your bagpipes because from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Boone Hall Plantation will hold the 44th annual Scottish Games and Highland Gathering.
Bohemian Bull welcomes Tradesman Brewery at 5 p.m. for craft beer and all-you-can-eat Lowcountry boil for just $15.95.
Happy Birthday, Blue Bicycle Books. Join the store for their 20th birthday bash between 6-9 p.m.
Edmund’s Oast will open it’s doors at 10:30 p.m. to Westbrook Brewing Co. for “Origins and Oddities” featuring some of the brewery’s rare and limited brews.
The ladies of the Bad Bitches dinner series will hold a finale to support the group’s scholarship fund from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit.
The Cistern Yard will be taken over by artists of every kind from 12-4 p.m. for the annual OPEN Arts Expo.
Participate in the Running Scared: Zombie Apocalypse 5K at Boone Hall Plantation from 12-5 p.m. and try to finish the race without getting scared by the zombies wandering the grounds.
If you haven’t seen Charleston Stage’s performance of The Producers at the Dock Street Theatre, then check out this hilarious comedy for it’s last show at 3 p.m. Love Best of Charleston? Help the Charleston City Paper keep Best of Charleston going every year with a donation. Or sign up to become a member of the Charleston City Paper club.
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