It’s so hot we can’t think straight. Y’all feel that way too? It’s grinding us down, forcing us into the safety of air-conditioned spaces. But where’s the fun in all that? Pop on your Daisy Dukes, drink some cold brews, and head out for a weekend full of fun. Turn that frown … you know.


The Very Hypnotic Soul Band will perform at The Pour House with She Returns from War and Marcus Amaker. Get there by 9:30 p.m. for some soul, R&B, hip-hop, electronic, and folk jams. Tickets are $8 to $10.

The opening reception for the New Weave exhibit, featuring three contemporary fiber artists who use an ancient art form combined with modern materials and methods to create striking fabrics, will be held at The Southern from 8 to 9:30 p.m. If you can’t make opening night, the exhibit will be on display through September 4.

Rock out to Cracker with Johnny Hickman at The Windjammer. Tickets are $15 to $20 for the 9 p.m. show.

Don’t miss the next installment of the Palmetto Brewing Co. Loading Dock Series, featuring Jim Seem, MoJo McGee, and Bootless. The free country and rock tunes begin at 6 p.m.

Join HöM, Upper King Street’s burger boutique, Ping-Pong lounge and neighborhood bar, as it commemorates its fifth year of operation with a party featuring a special limited $5 menu. Food and drinks start flowing at 5 p.m.

Head over to the Charleston Library Society between 7 and 9 p.m. to celebrate National Lampoon's Vacation 33 rd anniversary with “3-rum punch” and a raffle. Tickets are $20 for members and $25 for nonmembers.

Dock Street Theatre presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast and The Aristocats, a SummerStage Musical Theatre Camp Production. Showtime is 7 p.m., and tickets are a snag at $20.50.

Improv and comedy lovers are invited to Theatre 99 at 8 p.m. for a night of laughs at The Funny Bucket, a showcase of everyone’s favorite improv games. Tickets are $12.


Urban Flow Yoga has partnered up with Charleston Surf Lessons to bring you both yoga and surfing. Beginning at 9:15 a.m., attendees will salute the sun with a 45-minute all levels yoga class on Folly Beach, and then suit up for a 90-minute group surfing lesson. Tickets are $40.

Girls Rock Charleston are coming to the Charleston Music Hall at 3 p.m. to use music to promote social change to build power among girls and trans youth in Charleston. Tickets are $10 to $20.

Lace up those basketball shoes and come play for a good cause. MUSC DPT Class of 2017 and Achieving Wheelchair Equality (AWE) will host Shots with a Spin, a wheel chair basketball tournament and accessibility fair to help raise money for AWE, at The Citadel. There will also be an adaptive auto show, information fair and silent auction. Tickets are $5 or free for kids 12 and under.

Looking for something to give you goosebumps and keep you on the edge of your seat? Sottile Theatre presents Pillow Talk, a witty murder-mystery guaranteed to keep you guessing until the very last second. Tickets are $30 to $45 for the 7 p.m. show.

Coastal Expeditions will take guests on a unique boat tour of Crab Bank Seabird Sanctuary and Eastern Brown Pelican Rookery. Those onboard can enjoy birding, dolphin-watching, Charleston history and photography. Guests can choose from either a 4:30 or 6:15 p.m. tour. Tickets are $30.


Don’t miss your last chance to see Mary Wessner’s Thru New Eyes – The World in Black and White. The exhibit will be open from 11 am. to 6 p.m. at the Charleston Artist Guild Gallery for the last time.

Don’t be dumb. Come see Slightly Stoopid perform folk, rock, reggae, blues, and funk jams at Riverfront Park. Tickets are $35 to $40 for the 5:30 p.m. show.

The John Monroe J. Holliday Alumni Center welcomes The Joe Pope Tams with Little Redd, DJ Juan Gualda, and The Summerdaze Band for a day of shag and beach tunes starting at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $25.

Ohm Radio will host a live variety radio show 6 p.m. at the Charleston Music Hall featuring short musical sets from several bands along with entertaining skits. Tickets are $8 to $12.

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