Well, Charleston, the weather this weekend should be warm and humid. If you don’t feel like rubbing elbows with the gen pop of CHS at the Marion Square Farmers market or sitting in hours of traffic going to and from the beach, here is some other stuff you can do.


From Friday to Sunday, the Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest is screaming, err, screening at Sterett Hall Auditorium.

Come out to see funny man Marc Maron at the Charleston Music Hall on Friday. Doors are at 7 p.m.

Support your local school by seeing a production of Crazy for You at Stall High School. Admission is a suggested $3 donation.

Skip over to any area Mellow Mushroom and participate in their Sip into Summer giveaway. In addition to a killer vacation — a beach house on IOP for you and twenty of your closest friends — grand prize winners will also receive Dos Equis’ swag. For the duration of this giveaway, Dos Equis Amber Drafts are $3.50.

Bring your A-game to Costume Con 33 at the Charleston Plaza Hotel from Friday through Monday and be someone you’re not. Or come as you are and take in the sights.


In addition to their normal brunch menu, Bay St. Biergarten will have specials and champagne bottle service for $15.

After being canceled last week due to anticipated inclement weather, the Marion Square Farmers Market is on this weekend.

Gusto Group is hosting its Fourth Annual Charleston Beer Garden — a day of fun, games, brews, and live music. Tickets are $32 at the gate.

Check out the RiverDogs Run Forrest Run 5K at The Joe, starting at 4 p.m. If you’d rather give your running shoes away than wear them, head to the game with a pair of new sneakers for Shoes for Joe night.

Ted’s Butcher Block is hosting a Backyard BBQ Bash to benefit Feed the Need. It’s $10 and you can get a burger and listen to live music and enter to win a new Big Green Egg smoker.

Get your nature on at the Bulls Bay Nature Festival at the Sewee Visitor Center.

Take in a movie under the stars – and the trees —at Movies at Magnolia. The event kicks off at 6:30 p.m. with dinner from local food trucks, and the film Paddington begins promptly at 8:30 p.m.


Join the Seed and Feed Marching Abominable: Patriotic Concert at the US Custom house at noon on Sunday for a rip-roaring, flag-wavin’ good time.

Dirt Works Farm will be providing a pig roast at the Eat Local Challenge Finale Potluck but they are encouraging attendees to bring a dish prepared with locally sourced ingredients to share. Festivities start at 1 p.m.

“Cinderelly, Cinderelly / Night and day it’s Cinderelly” Cinderella is coming to life at the Charleston Music Hall on Sunday at 3 p.m.