Take a deep breath in to the count of three. One. Two. … Three. Now exhale. You’ve made it to the weekend! It’s time to relax and let the stress of the week go – just don’t sleep on all the fun things you could do this weekend. 


See and be seen at the Sightsee pop-up at J.Stark

Rage at Nightmare Circus Festival, a circus-themed EDM music festival in North Charleston.

You’re guaranteed to get some spooks at Boone Hall’s Fright Nights. If you want something you can bring the little boos and ghouls to, head to Magnolia Plantation for Family Fright Nights.

Be one of the first to see the Halsey’s latest exhibit at the opening reception for Southbound.

Trixie Mattel: Super Bowlcut at the Charleston Music Hall is not-your-Aunt-Susan’s drag.

There’s a lot to see at the Gibbes this weekend: it’s your last chance to see Vanishing Charleston before it closes on Sun., Oct. 21. While you’re there, check out A Dark Place of Dreams, the exhibit of all female sculptors. 

If you finished all of the Handmaid’s Tale, check out Flowertown Player’s rendition of The Crucible.


Head down to Marion Square for the farmers market early and get your sweat on at Push-Up & Up. (You may break a sweat just watching.) Drop and give me 50.

Pick up some native flora at the Fall Native Plant Sale at Charles Towne Landing.

Figure it out whodunit at the Murder Aboard the Starship Fed Ora at the Black Fedora Mystery Theatre.

Find levity at StandUp for Peace at Midtown Theatre.

Holy City Vintage Market is our go-to for retro treasures and local goods. This week it’s at Itinerant Literate in Park Circle, so pick up some weekend reading while you’re there.

Part of the Charleston Arts Festival, check out Concoction at The Royal American.

See some Charleston ghost stories in a new way at Dance Macabre at the Sottile Theatre.

Enjoy the cooler temps – Saturday’s forecast has the a low of 53 degrees – at the Charleston Night Bazaar.

Celebrate Halloween with a laugh at Night of the Living Dead – Live at the Woolfe Street Playhouse.

Nerd out at the Soundwave Comic Con at Trident Tech.

Hear from photographers at the Southbound Artist Talks at the City Gallery at Waterfront Park.


Take the kids to the annual Mount Pleasant Children’s Day Festival at the Park West Recreation Complex.

Enjoy all-you-can-eat steamed oysters and a whole hog barbecue at Home Team’s Oyster Roast and Pig Pickin’.

Sip a glass of wine and check out Drayton Hall’s new landscape at their Sunday Wine in the Lenhardt Garden.

Catch one of the final Charleston performance of Le Mis at the Performing Arts Center.

Swing by Hampton Park for Charleston Parks Conservancy’s Jazz Brunch.

Rock out with Chris Robinson Brotherhood at the Charleston Music Hall.

Swing by the Divas on Drag at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. and book end your weekend with drag performances.

Can’t decide between abstract or representational art? Get a taste of both at Season two: Marissa Vogl Solo Show.

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