May the fourth be with you this weekend, y’all. We’ve got parties galore, a handful of fun happenings at The Joe, art walks, poetry readings, film screenings, and everything in between. Remember, it’s a marathon, not a sprint, so pace yourselves. Check out all the deets below:
Bring the whole fam damily to MUSC Health Stadium for Films on the Field: Moana starting at 6 p.m.
It’s First Friday, which means starting at 5 p.m. all you art fiends can get your fix at a number of galleries downtown. We rounded up a few in our critics picks this week; if you want to pop off the beaten path, Beresford Studios on 20 Fulton Street will have an opening for Nina Garner’s exhibit, Keepsakes also starting at 5 p.m.
Kwei Fei’s Fri. and Sat. pop-up at The Daily will switch over this weekend, in honor of Cinco de Mayo, to Cabrito from 6 p.m. til midnight. Expect to see tacos, tequila, and Wich Cream choco tacos on Sat.
From 2 to 8 p.m. Indigo & Cotton hosts an Alex Crane pop-up featuring his linen-focused spring/summer collection. Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. will be serving libations and Crane will be in the store to discuss his line.
Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl hosts Nerd Poetry Night featuring El’ja Bowens starting at 7:34 p.m.
Help Pet Helpers celebrate 40 years of saving furry friends in need at this anniversary party at The Joe starting at 7 p.m. Pet Helper adopters are invited to bring their alumi dogs to circle the outfield before the game.
Starting at 6 p.m. Frothy Beard holds a Star Wars themed chocolate and beer pairing with Evolution Through Chocolate.
East Bay Deli West Ashley hosts Paws on the Patio with the Charleston Animal Society from 1 to 4 p.m.
Sweat before you Cinco at Barre on the Bridge starting at 9 a.m.
From 9 to 11 a.m. join Charleston Surfrider Foundation for a Sullivan’s Island salt marsh clean-up.
The darling Cannonborough Collective turns one — celebrate from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the store with mint juleps and margs.
The 2018 Eco Ball at the Aquarium kicks off at 7 p.m.; the black-tie affair features live entertainment, dinner, drinks, and a silent auction.
Your back giving you trouble? Urban Yoga’s got your…back. Starting at 1 p.m. owner Meg Gray leads a yoga for a happy back workshop.
It’s Lowcountry Parent Superhero night at The Joe starting at 3:30 p.m. There will be games, prizes, and plenty of caped crusaders.
Head to The Joe a little early (from 2-4 p.m.) for Bark for your Brew. Guests sample over 30 craft brews while walking around with their four-legged pals.
Join the City of Charleston’s design division, Enough Pie, and Charleston Moves for the Eastside Jane Jacobs walk starting at 3 p.m.
Writers are invited to join other creatives from 2 to 4 p.m. at Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl for a “contribute your verse” writers group.
Sunday Funday at the PoHo Brunch Farmers Market from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
If you’re into robots and the wild west and a dystopian future (and beer and ‘za) head to Frothy’s Westworld watch party starting at 9 p.m.