Well Charleston, we somehow made it. The first full week back for many of us was a rough one, but it’s reached its highlight: the weekend. And we for one are welcoming it with open arms — and no cold temperatures will dash our excitement for these two days of glory. And we plan to celebrate every moment of it because hey, there’s only 50 more left in 2015.

Friday  Mellow Mushroom is celebrating its 14th anniversary. Stop by for some live music, $14 on select craft beer pitches, and some birthday pie.

Get ready for some comedians to lay down the smack at Theatre 99’s Improv Smackdown.

Enjoy some delicious eats on the cheap during Restaurant Week.

The Alliance Francaise will screen the French film Diplomatie.

It’s mandolist Aaron Firetag’s birthday, and to celebrate the Pour House is throwing a party for him with, what else, live music.

Redux hosts experimental musician Michael Flynn’s Mechanical River for their Revival Music Series.

Saturday  The Medal of Honor Bowl returns on Saturday — hit up the free tailgate before checking out the football.

Sometimes you just need to laugh at poop joke — and on Saturday you might just get to when Blue Collar Comedy Tour charter member Ron White takes the North Charleston Performing Arts Center stage.

Spice up your Saturday with some sexy dance moves at the salsa workshop at Dancefx.

Start the day with a nice 5K — or 15K if you’re feeling extra sporty — at the 32nd Annual Charlie Post Classic.

Live music and oysters sound like the perfect way to spend a winter afternoon.

Mix up your exercise routine and get in a spin class and barre workout while raising money for Project Greenheart.

Park Circle Film Society hosts Future Shorts, a pop-up short film festival.

Listen to some rockin’ indie grooves when WARSONG plays at The Tin Roof.

Sunday Start your morning with some yoga and finish it with beer at Bendy Brewski Yoga at Holy City Brewing.

Stroll on King Street for the first Second Sunday of the year.

Help save the Morris Island Lighthouse while having some shucking fun at the Save the Light Oyster Roast.

The lead singer of hard-rocking Nashville Pussy brings his solo act Nine Pound Pussy to The Tin Roof.

Throw some spoken word into your Sunday afternoon mix at Poetry and Conversations.

End the weekend with some punk-rock-garage fuzz when the Dumb Doctors play at the Local 616.