This weekend is chock full of good stuff, like those cookies made with double chocolate chips. And you know what goes really well with cookies? Live music, art shows, dancing … you get the idea. Read on for this weekend’s hot happenings.


For the eleventh annual Palette and Palate Stroll, 11 local galleries will pair up with downtown restaurants to feature gourmet food tastings inside each gallery. The event is from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at various locations, and tickets are $45.

The Charleston Library Society will host Caddyshack and Cocktails, a screening of the 1980s comedy classic Caddyshack with snacks and specialty cocktails. Tickets are $20 to $25 for the 7 p.m. showing.

New Belgium presents Overboard on the Carolina Queen, featuring new and iconic beers, food from Roti Rolls, and live bluegrass by Dallas Baker & Friends. The Carolina Queen will set sail at 7 p.m., and tickets are $52.50.

Get your groove on at the Friday Night Boogie on the Mount Pleasant Pier at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door and $8 in advance.

The Art Mecca of Charleston will present Lauren Neville’s Shades of Blue, paintings created with joyful colors inspired by life experiences. The gallery will be serving complimentary drinks along with live music at this free event from 7 to 9 p.m.

Jam out to Palmetto’s Loading Dock concert series starting at 6 p.m.


Joseph Coker headlines a comedy show, hosted by Casey Lever, at Ms. Rose’s from 7 p.m. Tickets are $10.

Rock out at The Windjammer with live music from the Dead 27s and The Trongone Band. Tickets are $10 for the 10 p.m. show.

Grab a beer and some barbecue and listen to the bluegrass and country tunes of Stewart & Winfield at Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ at 10 p.m. Tickets are only $5.

Get your blood pumping with the 2016 Isle of Palms 5K/10K Beach Run/Walk beginning at 8 a.m. There will also be youth fun runs being run for kids who can’t quite manage the 5k distance. Registration is $35 for the 5K/10K and $10 to $15 for the youth fun runs.

Geoff Caruso, Blackwater specialist, will lead the Wambaw Wilderness Kayak Tour from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The shaded creek creates an intimate setting for sightings of otter and deer and a myriad of birds like kingfishers, warblers, herons, turkeys and hawks. Tickets are $95 for adults and $65 for kids 12 and under.

Join yoga instructor Ashley Bell for an hour of yoga on the top deck of the Carolina Girl, followed by champagne, juice, and snacks. All attending should bring a mat and arrive at the Ripley Light Yacht Club by 9:45 a.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 the day of.

Throw back some beers while listening to some throwback beats from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at The Alley’s Hip Hop BBQ. There will be specials on both PBR and red bull. Tickets are $15.

Enter the realm of the mystical and unexplained with The Dark Cabaret Live at PULP. Tickets are $12 for the 10 p.m. show.


Holy City Salsa Dance Studio will host United We Dance, a donation-based social and salsa dance lesson to raise money for recent victims of violence, including victims of the Pulse nightclub shooting and for the Castile and Sterling families. Dancing begins at 7 p.m.

The Phantom Film Society presents Sexy Beast, a British crime thriller directed by Jonathan Glazer. Showtime is 8 p.m. at PULP and a $5 donation is suggested.

Get funky at Rita’s Seaside Grille with free live music from BYOG at 6 p.m.

Jam out with free live music from Dan Clamp at 9 p.m. at Planet Follywood.

Twenty Six Divine will have a Caribbean-inspired Sunday brunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. featuring brunch classics with a Caribbean twist. Guests can listen to live reggae by local musician Ryan Becknell. Reservations are not required for the $20 buffet.

Home Team BBQ and Bar Mash will serve summer cuisine and drinks in the Mash parking lot. $30 tickets include food and three drink. A portion of proceeds will be donated to Lowcountry Street Grocery.