Cinco de Mayo is Sunday, and we’ve got several fun and artful events leading up to the big fiesta this weekend.
After your work is done, take a stroll down Broad street for some fine art and wine at First Friday on Broad.
For more firsts, check out the first night of Footlight Player’s production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s classic musical, Oklahoma!
If musicals aren’t your thing or you’re low on funds, don’t despair. The City Paper is hosting our free Movies in Marion Square series going on, and this week we’ll be showing the epic tale Life of Pi.
You could also check out a musical and a movie all in one at Cinebarre Friday night. They’ll be showing the interactive Rocky Horror Picture Show at midnight.
Vinyl collectors should head over to Monster Music Saturday for Vinyl Saturday. You’ll get 20% off all used and new records.
Saturday night, get your margs on at the annual Cinco de Mayo festival, complete with food trucks, spirits, and even Zumba. Or, check out the new original musical, The Importance of Being Awkward, about modern adolescent troubles.
If Saturday’s festivals left you feeling a little dizzy, there’s no better solution than brunch — especially if there’s a drag show involved.
You could also check out the sisterly roller derby rivalry get challenged with the Lowcountry Highrollers bout.
Sunday will be the last day for Charleston Acting Studio’s Driving Miss Daisy.
May marks the month of Charleston’s biggest arts festivals. There’s the North Charleston Arts Festival, which runs through next weekend, and of course, Spoleto. Sunday, get a preview of this year’s Piccolo Spoleto Sunset Serenade.
Finish up your Cinco de Mayo weekend with more partying over at Home Team BBQ for the All-Americana Crawfish Boil, featuring several local musical acts.