Pucks & Paws
The Charleston Animal Society and Washes and Wags Pet Grooming in Summerville partner for the Pucks & Paws event at the South Carolina Stingrays vs. Jacksonville Icemen hockey game. Bring your furry friends to the rink and cheer on the corgis competing in the dog race during the game intermission. The event is family friendly, and there are discounted tickets available.
Feb 19. 3-6 p.m. $21. North Charleston Coliseum.
5001 Coliseum Drive. North Charleston. charlestonanimalsociety.org.
SEWE DockDogs Competitions
The Southeastern Wildlife Exposition (SEWE) hosts its annual DockDogs Competition showcasing the jumping and retrieval talents of various dog breeds. Spectators and participants are welcome to attend throughout the weekend, and all competitors must be pre-registered. DockDogs takes place throughout the weekend, with the finals round happening Sunday afternoon. The competition includes a long jump, a high jump and a speed retrieve. To register, visit dockdogs.com
Feb. 17-19. Times vary. $35-$85. Brittlebank Park. 185 Lockwood Drive. Downtown. sewe.com.
Mimosa Fest at Music Farm
Mimosa Fest lands at the Music Farm offering a boozy brunch backed by a live DJ spinning popular hits. Dance with a group of friends or chill out and chow down on Tully’s breakfast burgers and French toast sticks. A selection of Champagne and cocktails will be available, plus a build-your-own mimosa station with a variety of fresh-squeezed juices. The ticket price includes a free mimosa. A VIP experience is available for this 21 and older event.
Feb. 18. 12-3 p.m. $15-$50. Music Farm. 32 Ann St. Downtown. musicfarm.com.
Super Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party
Grab a group of friends and head to Rebel Taqueria’s Mardi Gras Party to enjoy an evening of live music from Ward’s 9th Brass Band. Party goers can fill up on food and drink specials and boogie to funky tunes in the style of second line parade music made famous in New Orleans. Longtime local musician Ward Buckheister on the tuba is joined by a seven-piece brass line complete with saxophones, trombones, trumpets and percussion.
Feb 21. 8-11 p.m. Rebel Taqueria. 1809 Reynolds Ave. North Charleston. citypapertickets.com.
Artist talk with Jonathan Rypkema
at the Gibbes Museum
Local multidisciplinary visual artist Jonathan Rypkema gives a tour detailing the stories behind the pieces in his exhibition Former Functioncurrently on display. Art lovers can hear all about the 3D artist’s process behind his wood panel and scrap metal sculptures that incorporate salvaged items. Light refreshments are served prior to the exhibition tour.
Feb. 18. 4-5 p.m. Free. The Gibbes Museum of Art. 135 Meeting St. Downtown. gibbesmuseum.org.
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