Party at the Point

It’s not too late to get in on the weekend fun at Party at the Point, Charleston’s premiere happy hour concert series every Friday evening in May and June. This year marks its 21st season, making it the longest running happy hour concert series in town. The family-friendly takes place on a sandy beachfront and features live music, food, drinks and free parking. 

Fridays through July 7. 5 p.m. $10/adults; kids 12 and younger free. Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina.
20 Patriots Point Road. Mount Pleasant.

Energetic Cleansing 101

Learn a new form of self care and gain a fresh perspective while becoming more aware of your own energy. Explore different cleansing rituals, participate in a guided meditation at Wildcraft in West Ashley and leave feeling grounded, clear, centered and connected to yourself. Make sure to bring water, comfortable clothing and a journal and pen. 

May 27. 10-11:30 a.m. $55/ticket. Wildcraft. 38 Windermere Blvd. West Ashley.

Intro to Hula Class

Experience Hawaiian culture and dance with this introduction to traditional hula. Learn about the history of the dance from Shantel Rasure, a member of local hula group Pu’uwai Ho’ano O’ Leikela Group and native Hawaiian. Learning a new dance is a fun way to get active and may be the start of a new hobby.

May 27. 10-11:30 a.m. Free. Goose Creek Library. 325 Old Moncks Corner Road. Goose Creek.

Concurrent Solo Exhibits

Using vibrant, saturated colors and energetic brushwork, Kathryn Parker’s art conveys what calls to her heart in Light and Life: Scenes of the Lowcountry. In a concurrent exhibit If Color Could Talk, Would it Move? Would it Walk? artist Jennifer Kirk Hamilton incorporates color and dripping pigments, creating compelling pieces to inspire, energize and mesmerize.The artists will host a free public reception from 5-7 p.m. June 2.

June 1-30. Gallery hours vary. Free. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston.

West Ashley Cars and Coffee

Drop by the largest and longest running Cars and Coffee event in Charleston, held on the last Sunday of the month in West Ashley. Cruise in and check out older classics, modded trucks, garage-built motorcycles and more. Bring your own ride and show it off, or admire the huge mix brought in every month. And don’t forget to grab a hot cup of coffee to start the day right.

May 28. 8-10 a.m. Northbridge Shopping Center. 1664 Old Towne Road. West Ashley.

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