Punk Flea Market
Over 100 vendors will park outside Omar Shrine Club for the Southeast Punk Flea Market, an event that celebrates underground art, alternative fashion and punk culture. If you’re a fan of weird art, vinyl records, and vintage clothes or a collector of the strange and unusual, come out and support small business and take away some truly unique art pieces, trinkets and more.
April 10-11. 12-7 p.m. $5 at the door; (free/kids 12 and under). Omar Shrine Club. 176 Patriots Point Road. Mount Pleasant. southeastpfm.com
Tropical Luau and Plant Sale Party
Break out the old Hawaiian shirt and lei from the back of the closet and join Nancy Hart for a special party. Sixty guests will have access to Hart’s private home garden for a self-guided tour while they enjoy live music, tiki drinks provided by Cathead Vodka and tropical appetizers. All guests will take home a list of the tropical plants in her garden.
April 11. 4:30-7 p.m. $55/Charleston Horticulture members
$65/nonmembers. Private Home. RSVP for directions. chashortsoc.org
The Roots of Racism in Policing
Simon Balto, author of Occupied Territory: Policing Black Chicago from Red Summer to Black Power, discusses the link between racism and police brutality as well as what defunding the police might really mean, how to address racist policies and what the Jewish community can do to be better allies. This event is part of the ongoing Jewish Film Series.
April 13. 7-8 p.m. Free to attend. The Jewish Federation of Charleston. Virtual. jewishcharleston.org
State Street Painting Party
Join Charleston Culinary Tours every Thursday for artistic, after-hours fun in a historic Charleston home with State Street painting parties. Guests will be instructed while painting a provided Lowcountry subject, but advanced artists are welcome to bring their own photographs as subject material. All supplies and materials are provided; just bring your own drink of choice.
Thursdays. 5:30-8 p.m. $45/ticket. Charleston Culinary Tours. 46B State St. Downtown. charlestonculinarytours.com
Birds of Prey Flight Demonstration
The Center for Birds of Prey has reopened its doors to visitors after closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, inviting people to once again come and explore the world of raptors through an outdoor program and flight demonstration. Programs are limited to 50 people every Thursday and Saturday during its initial reopening phase.
Thursdays and Saturdays. 10:30-11:30 a.m. $20/adult; $15/children age 3-17. The Center for Birds of Prey. 4719 Highway 17. Awendaw.