Rain, rain, go away. It’s gonna be a wet one this weekend Charleston. Get inside or grab an umbrella and check out these free events.


Pop into Tropical Smoothie Cafe’s new location on Rivers Avenue for the grand opening; if you get there around 7, you could be one of the lucky 25 first customers to receive one free smoothie a week for a year.

The Holy City Heaters will take over the Pour House stage at 6:30.


All middle-school aged children are invited to attend this workshop at Mother Emanuel, which will discuss tolerance and unity and runs from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Head over to Mount Pleasant Memorial Park at 6 p.m. to enjoy the latest installment of WEZL’s free concert series.

Stop by the Eclectic Cafe at 7 p.m. for the musical stylings of singer-songwriter duo Lydia Ramsey and Rebecca Smith.


Sign up for Hom’s tennis table tourney, which begins this week at 6 p.m. and runs through August.

The Charleston Peninsula Democrats will hold their monthly meeting at the Charleston Public Library at 6:30 p.m.

Pack up a towel and beach chair and head to the Tides out on Folly for an after-dark viewing of Sully on the beach.


The Hat Ladies will be handing out free sun-protection hats in Marion Square; get there at noon to grab one while supplies last.

Rebekah Jacob Gallery will host a pop-up at the Kings Inn from 4:30-7pm that will include live music from local band Coffee and work from over 50 different local artists.

Christian Carroll and the Bograts will be performing at Tommy Condon’s starting at 8:30 p.m.

Head to the Felix Davis Community Center at 7 p.m. to pick up some Scottish country dance moves.

Frothy Beard Brewing Co. hosts a trivia night from 7-9 p.m.


Meet author Lorna Hollifield at the Charleston Coffee Exchange, where she’ll be signing and discussing her novel, Tobacco Sun.

Soulfish Duo brings their classic rock to Loggerhead’s Beach Grill at 6 p.m.

Fans of jazz should make their way to High Cotton at 6 p.m. for the stylings of the James Slater Trio.

Thomas Champagne brings reggae, pop, and funk to Salty Mikes, starting at 5 p.m.


Stop by Marion Square to enjoy the offerings of the Charleston Farmer’s market, which runs from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Fort Moultrie celebrates Carolina Day with a day of reenactments, musket drills, and more; the event begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 5 p.m.

Those curious about gardening and pollination should head to Medway Park from 9-10:30 a.m. to learn about native pollinators and how to protect them.

Join fellow avian-enthusiasts for a 9:30 a.m. trip to view painted buntings out at Station 16 on Sullivan’s Island.

What If? Productions’ annual Playwright’s festival kicks off at 12 p.m., featuring selected readings from finalists and a Youth Playwright’s competition.


Pour House holds a Sunday Brunch Farmer’s Market from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Find your zen at Holy Cow Yoga center; starting at 7:45 a.m. the center will host three rounds of guided meditation.

End the weekend with Red Rose Vintage, which will be parked outside of Rec Room from 6-10 p.m.

What better way to end the weekend than with karaoke at Upper Deck? Claim the song of your choice, beginning at 9 p.m.

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