Sisters Across the Sea fiber art exhibition
Peek into the Park Circle Gallery for an exhibition of contemporary fiber art between African-American artist Torreah “Cookie” Washington and Ghanaian artist Eunice Maku Ayiku-Nartey. A fourth-generation textile artist, Washington has been creating with textiles for more than 25 years. Ayiku-Nartey studied textile design in the United Kingdom and repurposes scrap fabrics into intricate textile art.
Sept. 1-30. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed.-Fri.; 12-4 p.m. Saturdays. Free to attend. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. Park Circle. northcharleston.org
Second Sunday returns
Second Sunday on King Street is returning to its monthly schedule starting this Sunday after a year-and-a-half off season during the COVID-19 pandemic. The public event draws crowds of locals and tourists alike, ranging from 12,000-18,000, according to organizers, to local shops and eateries along King Street from Calhoun to Queen, and with traffic closed in the area, most folks walk along the sidewalks and in the street. This fall marks the event’s 11th anniversary after its inaugural celebration in 2010.
Sept. 12. 12-5 p.m. Free to attend. King Street between Calhoun and Queen streets. Downtown. shop2ndsunday.com
110 Stories fundraiser
Creative Arts Academy is offering two benefit performances of Sarah Tuft’s powerful play 110 Stories to commemorate the anniversary of 9/11. Based on interviews, the docu-play takes the audience through stories of the attacks on the World Trade Center, as told by those who were there. The story is meant to memorialize the day by humanizing history.
Sept. 11. 3-5 p.m.; 7-9 p.m. $20/ticket. The James F. Dean Community Theater. 133 S. Main St. Summerville. cinematreasures.org/theaters/20405
Charleston 9/11 Heroes Run 5k
Run, walk, ruck, volunteer, donate and cheer to honor those impacted by 9/11. The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k welcomes participants of all levels, ages, fitness and experience. This year, organizers are also acknowledging the hard work of the nation’s frontline health care workers who continue to serve during this time of uncertainty amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Sept. 11. 9 a.m. Prices vary. Charleston Fire and Police departments. 235 Seven Farms Drive. Daniel Island. 911heroesruncharlestonsc.itsyourrace.com
Sunset Harbor Cruise Fundraiser
Board the Palmetto Breeze at Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant and enjoy music, light hors d’oeuvres and drinks while admiring sunset views of the Charleston Harbor. The event is a fundraiser for the Charleston County Parks Foundation’s Pass it Forward project, which seeks to increase accessibility at Charleston’s local parks. For other fundraising opportunities, see a full event schedule online.
Sept. 12. 5:30-8 p.m. $75/ticket. Red’s Ice House. 98 Church St. Mount Pleasant. ccprc.com
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