Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition’s final days
Get a life-size, up close and personal perspective of Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel mural, re-created with special expertise and care using high-definition photos and brought to life with special painting techniques that emulate the look and feel of the originals. The exhibit arrived in Charleston in July and is on its way out, so make sure you drop by and experience what could be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.
July 9-Sept. 26. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Festival Hall. 56 Beaufain St. Downtown. sistinechapelexhibit.com
Library Society welcomes Julia Sweig
Join the Charleston Library Society and author Julia Sweig, an award-winning writer of books detailing Cuba, Latin America and American foreign policy, for a discussion on her latest book, Lady Bird Johnson: Hiding in Plain Sight. The story of Lady Bird Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson, rings true the phrase, “Behind every successful man is a strong woman.” Purchase tickets for this virtual discussion over Zoom. An invitation link will be sent to your provided email.
Sept. 23. 6-7 p.m. Ticket prices vary. Charleston Library Society. Virtual via Zoom. charlestonlibrarysociety.org
VIP tour and tasting at Palmetto Brewing
Dive deep into the history of brewing in the Palmetto State with a tour of the oldest brewery in South Carolina, located in historic downtown Charleston. Walk through history and current beer production, and taste and learn all about this staple of the Lowcountry’s past and present. Closed-toed shoes required.
Sept. 24. 12-2 p.m. $45/ticket. Palmetto Brewing Co. 289 Huger St. Downtown. palmettobrewery.com
Fossil Fridays at Charleston Museum
Fossil Fridays return to the Charleston Museum, hosted by curator of natural history Matthew Gibson. A great opportunity for families of history lovers and dinosaur addicts, this weekly event offers a hands-on experience with different fossils found in the Lowcountry and elsewhere. Gibson will also share what projects he is working on and help identify your own fossil finds.
Sept. 24. 2-4 p.m. Free for members, or with admission to museum. Charleston Museum. 360 Meeting St. Downtown. charlestonmuseum.org
Charleston Pride’s Rainbow Market kick-off
After canceling its opening festival over COVID-19 concerns, Charleston Pride has a week of smaller-scale events planned to celebrate the LGBTQ+ community. Stop by the inaugural Rainbow Market and shop 20+ vendors while supporting Closet Case and We Are Family.
Sept. 25. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free to attend. Closet Case Thrift. 1801 Reynolds Ave. North Charleston. charlestonpride.org