Captain’s Comic Expo 

The 15th annual Captain’s Comic Expo is a can’t-miss pop culture event for Charleston comic book and cosplay lovers. The festival features more than 100 vendors and artisans offering a selection of old school and contemporary comic books, comic-inspired artwork and cosplay displays. The Saturday Star Wars Experience gives guests the chance to explore life-sized props and pose for photos with Star Wars characters. Everyone is welcome to dress up and attend Sunday’s Cosplay LIVE! costume showcase. 

Feb. 25-26. $20. Opens at 10 a.m. Omar Shrine Temple.
76 Patriots Point Road. Mount Pleasant.

Gibbes Museum of Art’s
Animal Adventures Family Day 

Grab the kids and head to the Gibbes for an immersive experience of the museum’s Un/Natural Selections: Wildlife in Contemporary Art exhibition. This free event features special programming throughout the day, including art making, photo booth fun, face painting and animal encounters. The Riverdogs food truck and Independent Grounds Coffee House offer ballpark treats, a hot chocolate bar and sweet pick-me-ups. 

Feb. 25. 10 a.m-5 p.m. Free. The Gibbes Museum of Art. 135 Meeting St. Downtown.

Charity oyster roast at Bohemian Bull

Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters and a barbecue feast at Bohemian Bull to benefit Big Brothers and Big Sisters of the Lowcountry, a nonprofit organization that matches young people with adult mentors. The rain or shine event features music from Charleston ensemble Super Reggae Man. Guests can enter the nonprofit’s April 1 raffle-off for a chance to win a Key West speed boat.

Feb. 25. 12 p.m. $30. Bohemian Bull. 1531 Folly Road. James Island.

Folly Beach Sea & Sand Festival

The long cherished Folly Beach tradition, the Sea & Sand Festival, returns for another year of music, food and art. Center Street will close down for the festivities featuring local live music and more than 60 Charleston artisans and crafters, plus a kids area and a rodeo shark ride. Activities include a sand sculpting competition and a surfboard painting contest. Kids younger than 12 receive free admission. 

Feb. 25-26. $10-15. Folly Beach Park. Center Street. Folly Beach.

Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway

The hit Broadway musical Aladdin based on Disney’s Academy Award-winning animated film brings a family friendly entertainment experience to Charleston. The show features music by eight-time Grammy winner Alan Menken and takes an imaginative view on the classic adventure story of Aladdin and princess Jasmine as they fall in love. 

Feb. 22-26. Times vary. $35. North Charleston Coliseum. 5001 Coliseum Drive. North Charleston.

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