September tends to creep by slowly with subtle anticipation for fall, cooler weather, and the coming holiday months. If you’re like us, you might be feeling symptoms of cabin fever but want to save some extra cash for a killer Halloween costume or a plane ticket to visit la familia. Check out this week’s freebies to enjoy a good time without spending a fortune.
Monday Catch The InLaws with Joel Hamilton and Owen Beverly at Jack of Cups Saloon.
Another live music option is Rodeo Clown on the Deck, the string band tribute to the Grateful Dead, at The Pour House.
Today is your last chance to see the Vente d’été exhibit at Rebekah Jacob Gallery.
Tuesday Why play Jenga at home when you could watch people in costumes compete in a Gigantic Jenga Tournament at Local 616?
Head to Bay Street Biergarten for their beer launch party featuring Radeberger Pilsner and Schöfferhofer Grapefruit.
If you’ve picked up a copy of Mary Ann Henry’s Ladies in Low Places, take it over to Blue Bicycle Books and have it signed by the author.
For the live music junkies, don’t miss El Camino at the Tattooed Moose.
Wednesday Surely, you want to make it to the beach one last time before the temperature drops. Watch Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade at Tides on Folly.
Elle, the author of The Fall is holding a book signing at the College of Charleston in order to raise awareness about dating violence.
Americana band, Gastlight Street is playing at the Surf Bar on Folly.
Thursday Pay tribute to 9/11 with patriotic songs at the Remembering Our Heroes 9/11 Memorial Concert at Summerville Baptist Church.
Singer-songwriter Molly Durnin will perform at The Rusty Rudder in Mt. Pleasant.
Listen to The 200’s play that funky music at The Mill.
Friday Don’t miss the opportunity to watch The Lego Movie — fo' free — at Mt. Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park.
Sometimes you just need a good laugh after a long week. Check out Blast Off? to hear comedians try their new material at Theatre 99.
Youth Model, The Lovely Few, and Tim LeVan Miler will be jammin’ out at The Sparrow in North Charleston.
Saturday The Tides Movie Series on Folly wraps up their summer of free films with Jaws.
Rock out with rockabilly band Whiskey Diablo at Surf Bar.
If you want to hear something a little bluesy, make it out to The Sparrow to see Gary Mitchell Band.
Sunday End your weekend with some metal music at the Tin Roof and see Ghoul with Black Anvil and the Dirty Circus.
Bill Noel is book-signing his eighth novel in the Folly Beach mystery series, Final Cut, at The Library Restaurant at Vendue Inn.
Prepare yourself for a week of happiness with Phakchok Rinpoche, Abbot and head of dharma centers in Asian and the North America, who is stopping in Charleston to discuss the Keys to Happiness at the Charleston Tibetan Society.