Freshfields Village Farmers Market is every Monday in August from 3-7p.m. | Credit: Provided

Freshfields Village farmers market

Join Freshfields Village every Monday in August for a weekly farmers market. Pick from the freshest locally grown produce and handmade crafts all summer. With 17 vendors on the docket for this season, there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy, including homemade sweet and salty kettle corn, small-batch spice blends, ready-to-go flower arrangements and more.

Mondays in August. 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Free to attend. Freshfields Village. 165 Village Green Lane. Kiawah Island.

Cocktail-making class

Join the team at Firefly Distillery for a tropical-themed cocktail-making class. Embark on a spirited adventure that will transport you to a beach in the tropics with a refreshing drink in hand. From Sea Island Rum to flavor-packed spirits, guests will be greeted with a welcome drink and learn to make their own spins on three classic cocktails with an island theme. Tickets include drinks, snacks and swag.

Aug. 11. 5 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. $85/ticket. Firefly Distillery. 4201 Spruill Ave. North Charleston.

Summer tiki party

Lose yourself in the tropical atmosphere at The Rooftop at The Vendue as DJ Wild Bill spins the summer beats. Enjoy specialty tiki cocktails and savor bacon-wrapped pineapple shrimp skewers. Each cocktail supports the Save the Turtles initiative, helping to protect our sea friends. So don your Hawaiian leis, and celebrate summer and turtles!

Aug. 15. 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. Menu prices vary. The Rooftop at The Vendue. 19 Vendue Range. Downtown.

Colonial crafts workshop

Experience life as an apprentice in colonial Charleston. Learn about colonial life and clothing, examine an indenture contract and embark on your own mini-apprenticeship with the Charleston Museum. Participants will take part in several colonial-themed crafts including beeswax candle rolling, plaster flower decorations and soap carving.

Aug. 16. 10 a.m. to noon. Ticket prices vary by membership. The Charleston Museum.
360 Meeting St. Downtown.

Homegrown at the Point

Charleston’s longest-running happy hour concert series Party at the Point is keeping the summer vibes going, but don’t miss out on the premiere party’s extension, Homegrown at the Point, featuring all local bands Fridays through Sept 8. Homegrown at the Point is a family-friendly event with waterfront views, food, drinks and free parking. This weekend’s party welcomes Maxwell’s Silver Jammer, a local Beatles tribute band.

Fridays through Sept. 8. Doors open at 5 p.m. Free. Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina.
20 Patriots Point Road. Mount Pleasant.

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