It’s the last week of September which means that it’s almost October a.k.a. it’s practically Halloween. Boo! Scared yet? You know what’s not scary — free ish. Here’s a whole list of zero-dollar events taking place around town this week. Enjoy.


Did you know the Music Hall has more than music? Check out Jared Bramblett’s art exhibit, Urbanities, now through Oct. 20.

The Charleston Music Club presents a concert at Franke at Seaside at 7:30 p.m.

Jam out to the Holy City Heaters on the Pour House deck at 6:30 p.m.


Join local author Ryan Graudin at Blue Bicycle Books for the launch of her latest novel, Invictus, at 5 p.m.

Peruse art and buy some if you want at Redux’s open studios night from 5-8 p.m.

492 presents reggae and jams at 8 p.m. from Don’t Mess with the Tiger.

Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III and judge Alex Sanders continue their conversation about racial equity in Charleston at this talk, Living Your Truth, at Emanuel AME Church at 6:30 p.m.


Midnight City jams out at Bay Street Biergarten at 7 p.m.

Craft Conundrum hosts Speakeasy, an open mic for singing, instrumental, storytelling, comedy, and more, from 6-9 p.m.

Charles Towne Fermentory hosts trivia starting at 8 p.m. every Wednesday night.


Learn more about Charleston Museum’s chief curator Grahame Long’s book, Dueling in Charleston: Violence Refined in the Holy City, at the museum at 6 p.m.

The North Charleston farmers market at Felix C. Davis community center features fresh, locally grown produce, art and craft vendors, live music, kids’ activities, and more, from 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Speaking of farmers markets… head to IOP’s market at IOP county park from 4-7 p.m.

Learn how to use art supplies and create a masterpiece inspired by picture books at the Main Library at 3:30 p.m.

MOJA’s opening day street parade starts in Marion Square at 6 p.m.


It don’t cost a thing to check out MOJA’s art exhibitions on display at the City Gallery. The gallery is open Tuesdays-Fridays, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays and Sundays, noon-5 p.m.

Peruse goods from Rag & Bone at Hampden Clothing from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Thursday and Friday.

The Southern presents New Painting, a group exhibition of contemporary painters and their exploration of techniques old and new.

Chris Boone and CP writer Matt Dobie play acoustic and folk music at Holy City Brewing.

The Gaillard Center hosts a youth poetry slam as part of the Free Verse poetry festival at 4:30 p.m.

Join an art ride, starting at Redux at 5:30 p.m., co-sponsored by the Charleston Arts Festival and Charleston Moves. The ride leaves Redux and visits The Southern and Beresford Studios.

The MOJA Reggae Block Party is held at Brittlebank Park from 6-11 p.m.


Listen to live music for free and buy beer for a little more at Palmetto Brewing starting at 6 p.m.

Arms around PACE is a fundraiser and block party for Pattison’s Academy for Comprehensive Education, which assists severely disabled children. The event is at Live for Wellness Chiropractic Center from 3-6 p.m.

Molina Healthcare hosts a community baby shower at the Shifa Clinic from 10 a.m.-noon with free diaper bags, kids’ activities, and more.

Bach to Rock is a new music school opening in Mt. Pleasant. Celebrate with a free music lesson, prize drawings and giveaways, and meet the music teachers from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Peruse local, vintage goods at Park Cafe with Red Rose Vintage from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 


Head to the Pour House for the Sunday Brunch Farmers Market from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Alley hosts a brunch boutique displaying vintage goods from a number of vendors from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Tara Vis Gallery presents Analog Alive, a photography exhibition from 4-8 p.m.

Learn to swing dance at Prohibition at 6:30 p.m.

Holy Cow Yoga hosts a zen meditation group at 7:45 a.m.