Art of Jazz: Kevin Patton Quartet
The Gibbes Museum of Art and Charleston Jazz present a new music series “Art of Jazz” that showcases local musicians and celebrates the visual art on display at the Gibbes. Saxophonist Kevin Patton will perform his original material inspired by art in the museum. Patton will join trumpeter Todd Beals, bassist Will Harvey and drummer Miller Boone for the intimate concert. The last show in the series will be Aug. 24.
July 20. 6 p.m. $30/member. $35/non-member. The Gibbes Museum of Art. 135 Meeting St. Downtown. Gibbesmuseum.org
Paint and Sip
Get step-by-step painting instructions, so that you can enjoy the journey of creating your own work of art. In addition to painting a beachy scene of flip flops on the shoreline, enjoy food from the onsite food truck Crystal Coast Seafood as well as your favorite beverages. Paint and sip attendees will receive $1 off every pint.
July 21 6-8 p.m. $35. Estuary Beans & Barley. 3538 Meeks Farm Road. Johns Island. charlestonpaintparty.com
Brews and Blooms
Tiger Lily florist is hosting a pop-up flower arranging event at Brewlab. Led by instructor McRae Smith, the class will teach participants how to make a spring arrangement with vibrant florals. One pint of beer and snacks are included in ticket purchase. Whether it’s date night or family fun time, this event is a great interactive experience. Limited availability of eight. Sign up early.
July 22. 6:30 p.m. $65. Brewlab. 2200 Heriot St. Downtown. tigerlilyflorist.com
Creative Arts Workshop: Needle Punch
Learn the basics of needle punch with local fiber artist Pam Shanley. Needle punching is an art technique of looping yarn, floss or ribbon in the form of a pattern through fabric. The looping gives the pattern a raised appearance. It is often considered painting with threads. Needle punching is used to embroider items, create wall hangings, ornaments, pillows, rugs and other décor and crafts. Participants will use a special tool and threads to create a punch needle design on tightly looped fabric. Materials provided.
July 23. 10 a.m.-12 p.m. $20. Park Circle Gallery. 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston. eventbrite.com
Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach
Don’t miss the delightfully offbeat, funny and heartwarming musical adaptation of Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach at Dock Street Theatre. Directed by Sam Henderson with choreography from K’nique Eichelberger and words and music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, the musical adaptation captures the character of the beloved book. When sent to chop down an old fruit tree, James discovers a magic potion and ends up on a wild journey. Additional shows will play July 30-31.
July 24. 2 p.m. $32. Dock Street Theatre. 135 Church St. Downtown. Charlestonstage.com
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