Update: Artcelium Fest has been postponed to July 24 due to sever weather warnings.
Artcelium Fest is where artists, musicians, dancers and enthusiasts gather once a season to create together in nature. Artcelium is a combination of “art” and “mycelium,” the network of fungi that connects plants together underground. The all-day, family-friendly event has food and drink for purchase, more than 20 Charleston-based vendors and live music from diverse local acts. Vendors include Radiance Performing Arts, Locals Vintage, Beaded ’90s Bracelets, Moonstone Clay Jewelry, Adrienne Mixon Design & Art and Faline Tarot & Marketplace.
July 10. 2-9 p.m. $10 advaved/$15 day of. Woodlands Nature Reserve. 4279 Ashley River Rd. newparadigmproductions.org
Sound Bath in the Gallery
Come relax at a meditative sound event in Redux’s main art gallery with energy healer Christian McClellan. Make sure to bring your own mat so you can lay down comfortably to experience a “bath” in beautiful sound waves created with various crystal singing bowls. Sound baths are known to lower blood pressure and heart rate to induce a deep state of relaxation. This group event includes a small guided meditation and optional essential oils and reiki, a Japanese form of energy healing.
July 6. 7:15-8:15 p.m. $15/members; $20/nonmembers. Redux Contemporary Art Center. 1056 King St. Downtown. reduxstudios.org
Candlelight: A Tribute to Queen and More
Whether you’re looking for a classical music performance or a relaxing candlelit experience, this concert is for you. In this final performance of the Candlelight series, a talented string quartet will be paying tribute to the works of Queen. You will hear Queen classics like, “Somebody to Love” and “Bohemian Rhapsody,” as well as pieces from Italian composer Giacomo Puccini and beloved Austrian composer Wolfgang Mozart.
July 7. 7-8 p.m. $35. The Unitarian Church. 4 Archdale St. Downtown. charlestonuu.org
Solo Exhibits at Park Circle Gallery
A new month-long exhibit will display works from two artists: South African visual artist Jessie Renew’s collection of mixed media compositions and North Carolina visual artist CJ Howard’s series of life-size oil paintings that celebrate matriarchs and artists. The artists will host a free public reception at the gallery from 5-7 p.m. on opening night July 8.
July 8-30. Wed.-Fri.. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat. 12-4 p.m. Free to attend. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston. northcharleston.org
Charitable Event: Southeast Crab Feast
Dine on all-you-can-eat blue crabs with music and family fun at the Southeast Crab Feast. Guests should bring their own chairs, tables and any crab-cracking tools. Proceeds benefit nonprofit cancer research through St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation and American Cancer Society. The adult ticket provides all-you-can-eat blue crabs and one side of fish and chips.
July 9. 1 p.m. $38/12-and-older. 8888 University Blvd. North Charleston. southeastcrabfeast.com
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