Charleston Aqua Park is giving the Charleston community an opportunity to support kids with special needs with its FUNdraiser Jump event. Attendees can enjoy the on-water activity course and water ropes course. All tickets benefit the Charles Webb Center, a preschool for kids with special needs. Charles Webb Center aids children in their growth and development to strengthen self-esteem along with social, language and preschool skills. Bring closed toe shoes for the ropes course or purchase shoes on-site for $12.
Aug 13. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. $20. Charleston Aqua Park. 3050 Marlin Road. Johns Island.
North Charleston Farmers Market
Don’t miss the North Charleston Farmers Market. The seasonal market offers fresh, locally grown produce, as well as arts and craft vendors, specialty foods and live music. The market also features a different food truck each week. It all comes together to provide a unique service to the community — a safe, outdoor produce shopping alternative.
Aug. 11. 3-7 p.m. Free to attend. Felix C. Davis Community Center. 4800 Park Circle.
North Charleston. northcharleston.org/farmersmarket
The Full Monty
Don’t miss the opening night of The Full Monty at Queen Street Playhouse featuring local theater troupe Footlight Players. The funny yet heartfelt musical has been nominated for 10 Tony Awards and bursts with humor and music. Book by Terrence McNally, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Kyle Barnette. The story follows a group of unemployed steelworkers who open up a whole new chapter of life. The musical runs from Aug. 12-28
and ticket pricing varies based on seating.
Aug. 12. 7:30-9:30 p.m. $34-$48. Queen Street Playhouse. 20 Queen St. Downtown. footlightplayers.net
Dragon Boat in the Park
Experience dragon boating on the lake at James Island County Park and bring your friends and family for this unique water sports experience. Dragon boating is an enjoyable yet adrenaline-pumping water sports activity. Dragon Boat Racing is a fast-growing water sport that is great for team-building and exercise. No experience necessary and children must be 10 years or older.
Aug 14. 10-11:30 a.m. $35. James Island County Park. 871 Riverland Drive James Island.
The Songwriter’s Soapbox
Drop by a forum for artists to share their original work on Folly Beach. Songwriters, poets, comedians and all are welcome to this musical and visually stunning night. Event is weather-dependent. Come share your talent with local community members and other artists and let yourself be seen and heard. And come hungry so you can munch on Chico Feo’s Mexican fusion dishes.
Aug. 15. 6-10 p.m. Free to attend. Chico Feo. 122 E. Ashley Ave. Folly Beach. chicofeos.com
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