ECOS: Resonances of S.C. Latino Stories
Swing by a free art exhibition in downtown Summerville in partnership with four organizations looking to highlight latino history and figures in the state. The art center is just steps away from shops, bars, restaurants and any other stop you could need. The exhibition rotates every six weeks, so get out there before it’s gone.
Aug. 4-Sept. 10. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Free to attend. Public Works Art Center. 135 W. Richardson Ave. Summerville. publicworksartcenter.org
Leanne Morgan’s Big Panty Tour
Come out and see Leanne Morgan for a comedy show like no other. Morgan’s style of comedy blends her Southern charm and relatable stories from her personal life as a stay-at-home mother of three. She is currently touring as part of the comedy trio Country Cool alongside headliners Karen Mills and Trish Suhr. And if you still can’t get enough of her off-brand style of comedy, you can check out her comedy special “So Yummy” on Dry Bar Comedy and her podcast, “Sweaty and Pissed.”
Aug. 12-13. 7 p.m. Tickets start at $39.50. Charleston Gaillard Center. 95 Calhoun St. Downtown. gaillardcenter.org
Build a Board Workshop
Learn how to craft your very own Instagram-worthy cheese board with this step-by-step live tutorial courtesy of Kelsey of CHS Coastal Charcuterie. Get all the tips and tricks of the trade, including kiwi flowers, salami roses and manchego rivers. All supplies and ingredients are included, along with a free pint from Palmetto Brewing Co. for those 21+.
Aug. 12. 7-8:30 p.m. $65/person. Palmetto Brewing Co. 289 Huger St. Downtown. palmettobrewery.com
Hot Grill Summer Tour
Riley Downing and The Kernal are playing The Royal American alongside Cotton Clifton, making for a night of jams featuring three of Nashville’s finest counter-country artists. If you’re feeling the cabin fever and looking for something to do this weekend, drop by and grab a cold beer to go with the Hot Grill Summer Tour.
Aug. 14. 9 p.m. $10/person. The Royal American. 970 Morrison Drive. Downtown. theroyalamerican.com
Holy City Magic Grand Re-Opening
Holy City Magic, Charleston’s only magic theater and bar, closed a year ago this month, but like all great disappearing acts, it’s coming back. The venue is celebrating its grand reopening with three evening shows this weekend. Resident magician Howard Blackwell will perform some new material, including some mind-reading and comedy. Tickets for sale online.
Aug. 13; 8 p.m. Aug. 14; 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Holy City Magic. 49½ John St. Downtown. holycitymagic.com