[image-1] It is now officially Spring, which means Spring cleaning … something we’ve all been dreading since the start of the year. Avoid your responsibilities and procrastinate on that cleaning with all the cool haps this weekend.
Holy City Tattooing Collective is hosting their Hickman Family Fundraiser, benefiting the family of the late Dennis Hickman. Palm-sized tattoos from local, regional, and national tattooists will be available all weekend, with all proceeds going to Hickman’s family.
Charleston Music Hall will have a Tribute to Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul starting at 8 p.m., featuring the talents of Christian “Black Diamond” Smalls and her 9 piece band. Tickets start at $15 for students, $22 for individuals.
Head over to Mullet Hall Equestrian Center for the Championship Rodeo starting at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $10, giving you access to events such as calf roping, breakaway roping, pole bending, and more.
SC Stingrays are going up against the Kansas City Mavericks starting at 7:05 p.m. Tickets start at $15.
The Cedar Room is hosting a Charleston Fashion Week opening party starting at 4 p.m.
Catch a modern interpretation of King Lear at the Threshold Rep. Tickets start at $15. [content-1]
Be amused at the Festival Centre Spring Carnival, with midway rides and games and a variety of fair food.
Head to the Charles Towne Landing for a movie night at Founder’s Hall, featuring the Crimes of Grindelwald, from 8 to 11 p.m.
Jam to some Americana from Lulu & the Black Sheep at the Sparrow at 9 p.m.
Head to Brittlebank Park from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. for Woofstock – A Lowcountry Dog Music Festival, featuring seven different bands, food trucks, and more, all benefiting seven different charities.
Tattooed Moose on John’s Island will be joined by Thunderstruck for ax throwing from 2 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 to throw some axes.
At the Grand Bohemian Hotel, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. is the Mad Hatter Brunch and Day Party. Tickets are $30, and include access to a Wonderland brunch buffet and one complimentary cocktail.
See a tribute to lo-fi licks at Beck to the Future, a tribute to Beck at 9:30 p.m. at the Pour House.
See Dreams of HER, an art exhibit at Gallery 1056, which looks at inanimate objects from the perspective of a young woman’s imagination.
Run a 5K, eat some donuts, and honor Tywanza Sanders and the scholarship fund in his name at the Doughnut Dash at 9 a.m.
Support Surfer’s Healing, a non-profit surf camp for children with autism, and score some barbecue, sides, and a raffle ticket at Bohemian Bull from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
Put on your best streetwear and head to the Royal American for Art Binge VI, with streetwear brands, music from DJ SCrib and Big Boss $pidey, and treats from Fairy Glo Muva and Sugar Lou Bakery.
Check out the Sewee Fire Fest at Awendaw Green from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and learn about how controlled burns help native forests, see a raptor show from the Center of Birds of Prey; the Aquarium’s reptile lab; and as long as weather permits, a live burn.
Check out some local vendors and hip-hop artists at the Liquor Made Me Do It series at the Purple Buffalo at 9 p.m.
Toast to six years of Frothy Beard at their Six Year celebration, from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m., with a fundraiser, silent auction including signed guitars and trips to the Caribbean, a cornhole tournament, Holy City Cupcakes, the Charleston Animal Society’s cute pups, food specials, and live music.
Ghost Monkey Brewery is hosting a Farmer’s Market from 12 to 3 p.m., featuring local vendors, crafts, fresh fruits and veggies, and brew provided by Ghost Monkey.
Watch the second round of the March Madness tournament at The Alley.
Get your giggles in at Holy City Hilarity at the Tin Roof at 7 p.m.
Get your fill of oysters before oyster roast season is over at Uptown Social’s Roof Top Roast from 1 to 6 p.m.
Bring the family to Johns Island Rotary Club’s Island Family Fun Festival from 12 noon to 4 p.m., for games, obstacle courses, bounce houses, and food and drinks.
Get into cat pose at Pounce Cat Cafe’s Cat Yoga at 9:15 a.m.
Barre3 will be poppin’ up at Revelry Brewing at 11 a.m. to 12 noon to help you get your sweat on and get rid of some of your gently used clothing.