Some of us may be afraid of all things snow and ice — but you’ve gotta admit a little ‘ol snowstorm could be fun. Just imagine the Instagrams. Instead, we’ve got a wet and rainy weekend and more fun stuff than you can shake a stick at. So grab your kayaks and head out to comedy shows, live music, hockey games, and more.
The Palmetto Loading Dock series continues with Band of Lovers, The Way Down Wanderers, and Pierce Edens. Food will be available for purchase from Bac’n me Crazy and the music kicks off at 6p.m.
Charleston Comedy Festival is in full swing with performances all over the city. Head on over to Theatre 99, Sottile Theatre, or the Redux Contemporary Art Center for some pee-your-pants improv, musical acts, and parodies. Showtimes range from 7p.m.-10p.m. and ticket prices are between $10-$20.
Speaking of festivals… The Charleston Jazz Festival kicks off tonight at 5:30p.m. at the Woolfe Street Playhouse with performances by the Frank Duvall Quartet, Lowcountry Legends of Jazz Band, and the Ladies of Jazz.
Stop by the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art from 6:30-8p.m. to see the new exhibit unifying the work of three artists in Correspondence Art: Words, Objects, and Images by Ray Johnson, Richard C., and Bob Ray. You can also check out John McWilliams’ new exhibit, Prophecies, woodcuts inspired by the Lowcountry.
Grab your foam finger and go cheer on your Stingrays as they take on the Atlanta Gladiators at 7:05p.m.
The Hot Stove Banquet starts tonight at 6 p.m. — head to the Charleston Marriott for an evening with Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.
Support the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy at their annual oyster roast, held at the Charleston Crab House from 6-8 p.m.
South of Broadway Theatre Company presents Noches Tropicales, a music revue featuring tunes from South America, the Caribbean, and Latin America starting at 7:30 p.m.
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Head to the Charleston Area Convention Center at 9 a.m. to get an eyeful of weaponry at the gun, knife, and militia show.
Get fit at the Lean & Green fitness frenzy where you can try out three different forms of exercise at Pure Barre Charleston Downtown starting at 9 a.m.
The Holy City Comic Con starts at 11 a.m. and keeps rockin’ all day. Head to Memminger for the vendor expo or for the cosplay party later in the evening.
The Friends of Coastal Carolina host an oyster roast from 1:30-6 p.m. at Sewee Outpost, with music from the Loose Hinges, Cravin’ Melon and Friends, the Red Dog Ramblers, and Danielle Howle.
Transport yourself to New Orleans when you visit the Barbeque Joint at 6 p.m. — Shrimp City Slim performs tribute songs to the legends of NoLa and the menu features Louisiana Creole specials.
Watch the original Star Wars at Hanahan Gym at 7 p.m.
Enjoy oysters on the point at the event of the same name. From 2-6 p.m. at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, you can get buckets of oysters, chili, hamburgers, and more, along with a Bloody Mary bar.
The Tin Roof hosts a winter pop-up shop with local vendors from 2-6 p.m.
Round out the Jazz Fest with family day at Sottile Theatre starting at 3 p.m.
If you like your yoga with a side of sushi and booze then head to the Cedar Room’s Apres Yoga from 5-8 p.m. where local yoga teacher Bethany B. will teach an all-levels class accompanied by music from McKenzie Eddy. After the class you can enjoy sake, sushi, and drinks from Blue Barn Juice Co.
For more yoga and booze get your bendy on at Holy City-hosted Bendy Brewski Sunday Brunch starting at 10 a.m.
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