Drop by a community flea market hosted by Selective CHS and Red Rose Vintage. Shop from more than 35 sustainable vendors with a variety of vintage clothing, jewelry, housewares and more. That’s not all — enjoy local craft beer by Tradesmen Brewery, jam out to a local DJ and get your Sunday grub on with local food trucks, all in one place.
June 12. 12-5 p.m. Free to attend. Tradesmen Brewing Co. 1647 King St. Downtown. tradesmanbrewing.com
Love and lust are in the air with Charleston’s first Romancecon “Lust in the Lowcountry,” a two-day event sponsored by Guilty Pleasures and featuring readers, writers and all things romance this weekend. Perfect for aspiring romance writers and authors, romance novel fans and anyone else with an interest in the genre. Authors can learn from other writers, publishers and agents during workshops on Friday. Saturday will be an all-day book-signing event with free wine and champagne.
June 10-11. See scheduled events and workshops online. Ticket prices vary. Society Hall.
72 Meeting St. Downtown. suziewebster.com/romancecon
Birding Photography Series: Camera Basics
Join Wild Birds Unlimited this weekend for a free beginner bird photography class. Learn how to properly use your camera, how different camera settings interact with one another and more. Cameras must be brought by participants. DSLRs are recommended. This is the first installment in a multi-part series for bird photography. See a full schedule of classes and more details online.
June 11. 9 a.m. Free to attend. Wild Birds Unlimited. 624 Coleman Blvd. Mount Pleasant. mtpleasant.wbu.com
Charleston Open Water Swim
Join Kiawah’s open water event this weekend and help in the fight against cancer. Established in 2018, Swim Across America has raised more than $200,000 for Hollings Cancer Center. Join hundreds of swimmers and volunteers in Kiawah’s 5th annual swim at Night Heron Park. Perfect for veteran swimmers and newcomers alike.
June 12. 6:30-10 a.m. $50/person. Kiawah Island Golf Resort. 1 Sanctuary Beach Drive. Kiawah Island. swimacrossamerica.org
UnWined with Watercolor
Take a day off work and relive some of that stress with a little wine and a lot of color. Watercolor artist Mia Loia will lead this workshop with watercolor tutorials allowing for creative expression for complete beginners and seasoned watercolor artists alike. Be sure to register in advance. One glass of wine provided free, BYOB after.
June 14. 6-8 p.m. $25/members; $30/nonmembers. Redux Contemporary Art Center.
1056 King St. Downtown. reduxstudios.org
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