Concurrent Solo Exhibits — Finding JOY!
Nationally exhibiting quilter and textile artist Renée Fleuranges-Valdes brings her energetic and exuberant nature to her fiber art, showcasing Black femininity, alongside local artist Pascale Sexton Bilgis, who presents little clay figures set among wood frames and panels with vibrant acrylic backgrounds in Park Circle Gallery’s latest installation of the concurrent solo exhibits. A free public reception hosted by the artists will be held 5-7 p.m., Jan. 7, at the gallery.
Jan. 5-29, Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat. 12-4 p.m. Free. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston. northcharleston.org
Bring Your Own Shuckers Oyster Roast
It’s time to get shuckin’! Firefly is kicking off the new year right, with a series of BYOS (bring your own shuckers) oyster roasts in January, February and March. Bring your own blades and towels to the party, while Firefly teams up with Lowcountry Oyster Co. to give you all-you-can-eat oysters, crackers and cocktail sauce. Between bites, jam to some local tunes, enjoy a craft beer or check out the bloody mary bar.
Jan. 8. 12-5 p.m. $25/person. Firefly Distillery. 4201 Spruill Ave. North Charleston.
Burpees and Brews
Get a great workout in and let some good laughs out with this 50-minute boot-camp style workout geared to make you laugh and sweat your troubles away. Guests will be rewarded with local beer made fresh by Freehouse brewers. Bring your own yoga mat, and a small towel or spare shirt is recommended.
Jan. 9. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. $15/person includes workout and first beer. Freehouse Brewery. 2895 Pringle St. North Charleston. charlestongetfit.com
Saturday, Saturday, Saturday! Sunday, Sunday Sunday! Head to the North Charleston Coliseum for one of the highest-flying events in Charleston. Some of your favorite monster trucks are slated to jump, race and show off, including Grave Digger, Bad Company,
Whiplash and others. Freestyle motocross exhibitions are also on tap, ensuring
“full-throttle family fun” for all.
Jan. 8, 7 p.m. Jan. 9, 2 p.m. $25+. North Charleston Coliseum. 5001 Coliseum Dr. North Charleston. northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com
Indigo Dye for Self Care
Fresh off her residency at the Gibbes Museum of Art, artist Dailsy McClellan holds her first indigo workshop. Attendees will learn how to indigo dye their own one-size-fits-most bath wrap and spa headband during the 90-minute class. Participants will also learn about indigo cultivation and dying, which has long history in the Lowcountry. Beginners welcome, space limited, all materials provided.
Jan. 8, 1 p.m. $75. Wildcraft. 38 Windermere Blvd. West Ashley. daisymcclellan.com