Friday:

The http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/palmetto-loading-dock-series-band-of-lovers-the-way-down-wanderers-and-pierce-edens/Event?oid=5667547″>Palmetto Loading Dock series continues with Band of Lovers, The Way Down Wanderers, and Pierce Edens. Food will be available for purchase from Bac’n me Crazy and the music kicks off at 6p.m.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/charleston-comedy-festival/Category?oid=4508773

Speaking of festivals… The Charleston Jazz Festival kicks off tonight at 5:30p.m. at the Woolfe Street Playhouse with performances by the Frank Duvall Quartet, Lowcountry Legends of Jazz Band, and the Ladies of Jazz.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/charleston-jazz-festival-frank-duvall-quartet-lowcountry-legends-jazz-band-and-ladies-of-jazz/Event?oid=5692057

Stop by the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art from 6:30-8p.m. to see the new exhibit unifying the work of three artists in Correspondence Art: Words, Objects, and Images by Ray Johnson, Richard C., and Bob Ray. You can also check out John McWilliams’ new exhibit, Prophecies, woodcuts inspired by the Lowcountry.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/correspondence-art-words-objects-and-images-by-ray-johnson-richard-c-and-bob-ray/Event?oid=5681032

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/john-mcwilliams-prophecies/Event?oid=5686837

Grab your foam finger and go cheer on your Stingrays as they take on the Atlanta Gladiators at 7:05p.m.

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The Hot Stove Banquet starts tonight at 6 p.m. — head to the Charleston Marriott for an evening with Hall of Famer Ryne Sandberg.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/hot-stove-banquet/Event?oid=5639575

Support the Coastal Crisis Chaplaincy at their annual oyster roast, held at the Charleston Crab House from 6-8 p.m.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/oyster-roast-for-coastal-crisis-chaplaincy/Event?oid=5677847

South of Broadway Theatre Company presents Noches Tropicales, a music revue featuring tunes from South America, the Caribbean, and Latin America starting at 7:30 p.m.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/noches-tropicales/Event?oid=5683274

Saturday

Head to the Charleston Area Convention Center at 9 a.m. to get an eyeful of weaponry at the gun, knife, and militia show.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/gun-knife-and-militia-show/Event?oid=5691800

Get fit at the Lean & Green fitness frenzy where you can try out three different forms of exercise at Pure Barre Charleston Downtown starting at 9 a.m.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/lean-and-green-fitness-frenzy/Event?oid=5692052

The Holy City Comic Con starts at 11 a.m. and keeps rockin’ all day. Head to Memminger for the vendor expo or for the cosplay party later in the evening. http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/holy-city-comic-con/Event?oid=5670744

The Friends of Coastal Carolina host an oyster roast from 1:30-6 p.m. at Sewee Outpost, with music from the Loose Hinges, Cravin’ Melon and Friends, the Red Dog Ramblers, and Danielle Howle.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/music-and-oysters-for-wildlife/Event?oid=5687114

Transport yourself to New Orleans when you visit the Barbeque Joint at 6 p.m. — Shrimp City Slim performs tribute songs to the legends of NoLa and the menu features Louisiana Creole specials.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/shrimp-city-slim-tribute-to-legends-of-new-orleans-randb/Event?oid=5692067

Watch the original Star Wars at Hanahan Gym at 7 p.m. http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/original-star-wars-screening/Event?oid=5679176

Enjoy oysters on the point at the event of the same name. From 2-6 p.m. at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, you can get buckets of oysters, chili, hamburgers, and more, along with a Bloody Mary bar.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/oysters-on-the-point-and-art-walk/Event?oid=5693985

Sunday

The Tin Roof hosts a winter pop-up shop with local vendors from 2-6 p.m.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/winter-pop-up-shop/Event?oid=5674359

Round out the Jazz Fest with family day at Sottile Theatre starting at 3 p.m. http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/charleston-jazz-festival-family-day/Event?oid=5692096

If you like your yoga with a side of sushi and booze then head to the Cedar Room’s Apres Yoga from 5-8 p.m. where local yoga teacher Bethany B. will teach an all-levels class accompanied by music from McKenzie Eddy. After the class you can enjoy sake, sushi, and drinks from Blue Barn Juice Co.

http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/apres-yoga-chs/Event?oid=5698737

For more yoga and booze get your bendy on at Holy City-hosted Bendy Brewski Sunday Brunch starting at 10 a.m. http://charlestoncitypaper.com/charleston/bendy-brewski-sunday-brunch/Event?oid=5360607