Is there anything more American than baseball? Happy opening week y’all. While RiverDogs games aren’t free, the spirit of cheap booze, tasty treats, and home runs can fill us all with joy. Get your share of live music, trivia, and everyone’s favorite street party, Second Sunday, this week.


Rodeo Clown, a string band tribute to the Grateful Dead will be jamming on the deck at the Pour House starting at 6:30 p.m.

East Bay Meeting House hosts Monday Night Open Mic Poetry and Music starting at 8 p.m.

Head to The Art Mecca of Charleston from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and check out David Aiazzi’s newest collection of whimsically fun animal portraits.

Exit Right, the new exhibition of works by Mark Bettis and Karen Weihs will be on display at the Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art Gallery from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Drink ’til it’s Funny at the Sparrow’s Stand-Up Comedy Open Mic night starting at 9:30 p.m.

Play Bingo for beer at Elliotborough Mini Bar from 7 to 10 p.m. and jam to a mix of bluesy tunes.


The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program in the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to Robert A.M. Stern. Stern will speak about his career and experiences as an architect, teacher and writer in the Simons Center Recital Hall starting at 6 p.m.

Le Lune Chien, the new collection of art and animation from MOONDOG Animation Studios is on display at 4th Wall in Avondale. Stop by from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Play team trivia at the Bay Street Biergarten starting at 8:30 and win money.

Enjoy a vibrant array of locally grown produce and flowers and mingle with your neighbors at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market from 3:30 to 7 p.m. 


The Halsey Institute presents Young Contemporaries, the annual spring exhibition featuring selected work by current and recently graduated CofC students from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

As a part of the College of Charleston’s Lecture Series Professor Mitchell Colgan will present his talk, “Climate Change in the Arctic and What it Means to Charleston” at noon in Addlestone.

Spend the evening with award winning poet Amaud Jamaul Johnson who will be giving a reading and lecture in the CofC Education Center starting at 6:30 p.m.

Head to The Tin Roof to play Bingo with Lily and win free drinks.


The Art of Health Chiropractic is teaming up with Empowering Women Self Defense to bring a new approach to teaching self-defense to Lowcountry women. Attend the open house, meet the instructor and learn about upcoming events. Get your questions answered starting at 6 p.m.

At 6 p.m. attend the opening reception of pop-up gallery, The Waiting Room who is taking over the walls of PULP Gallery for the month of April.

Play “Name the Music Trivia” at Loggerhead’s on Folly from 9 p.m.-midnight 


Palmetto Brewing Co. hosts their Loading Dock series with live music and food truck fare for sale. 

Attend the third annual Miss Sea & Sand Pageant in Folly River Park at 7 p.m.

Enjoy a free yoga class and potluck at the Folly Beach Community Center. Bring the kids and your own mat staring at 7 p.m. Namaste.

Fabulon hosts artist Hampton R. Olfus and his show, Layers: A Parallel Complex Visual Entropy. Come by between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. and enjoy the intriguing mixed media works.


Head to Center Street on Folly Beach for the 26th Annual Sea & Sand Festival and enjoy live music, a 5K Pirate Race, over 100 art vendors and 20 of Folly’s own food vendors. Party starts at 11 a.m.

Midland Park Community Ministries is hosting its 3rd Annual Yard Sale at the Ibis Glade subdivision in Tanner Plantation. Benefit Midland Park Community Ministries from 7 to 11 a.m.

Help raise money to support people living with MS in the Carolinas by attending this WALK MS event in Hampton Park starting at 9 a.m.

The Charleston Library Society and Murians Entertainment present Tenzin Chopak and Nicholas Walker for a free concert starting at 6 p.m.

Head to the Dock of Brittlebank Park at 9 a.m. for a free yoga class. All fitness levels are welcome.

Check out Charleston’s only year-round farmers market on John’s Island from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Mill in North Charleston hosts an opening reception for the Un-Stretched Canvas art show featuring works from multiple local artists.


The City Gallery’s newest exhibit explored methods used by contemporary photographers such as tintype, palladium, and gum bichromate. Stop by from 12 to 5 p.m.

Attend the 2nd Annual Lowcountry Kids Expo at the Omar Shrine Temple for a day of family fun and learning. Stop by from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Sesame Burgers & Beer will be celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a block party. Head to their North Charleston location and benefit the Charleston Animal Society while enjoying live music, food, drinks, and tons of games.

The Cultural Events Fund of the town of Kiawah presents a free blues festival at Freshfields Village. Guests are invited to bring a lawn chair and a cooler from 2:30 to 7 p.m.

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