If you're red, white, and blue in the face from an overload of American spirit (it's okay it happens to the best of us), head to some of this week's free events, where we promise you don't have to wave a flag. But you totally can if you want to. Educate yo self with multiple talks and book signings, and let loose at a comedy or karaoke night. We probably won't come and record you, but no promises.
Head over to the Blind Tiger to hear acoustic guitarist and singer Shane Clark rock the house.
The laughs are always free at Joe Pasta Open Mic Comedy Night, starting at 9 p.m.
Meditate on One's by Robert Lange, an exhibit open for viewing at Robert Lange studios until July 29.
Bust out your microphone and bring all you've got to West Ashley's Kickin' Chicken karaoke at 9 p.m.
Charleston County Public Library's 6 p.m. talk will teach you all you need to know about the legacy of Sgt. William Jasper, a Revolutionary War soldier.
Book lovers unite this Wednesday night for a Great Books Discussion held at 6:30 p.m. at the main branch of the public library.
Grab a blanket and scoot over to Freshfields Village for Starlight Cinema Outdoor Movies Wednesday night at 8:30.
Enjoy live music, kids activities, food, and locally crafted cocktails and beers from the Grill at Folly Beach Farm & Artist Market at 5 p.m.
We promise it's almost Friday ... celebrate the imminent weekend with live music at the North Charleston Farmers Market from 4-6 p.m.
Kick off your weekend early with Tequila Thursdays at SOL where you will learn about and consume featured aged tequila at 5 p.m.
Start your weekend off with Music on the Green at 6 p.m. at Freshfields Village and enjoy this family-friendly concert series that includes food, beverages, and top acts from around the Southeast.
Jam out to dance music provided by DJ CiLo at Wasabi on Fridays.
X-Running, a strength running group, meets on Fridays at 5 p.m. and all levels of experience are welcome to jump right in and join.
This Saturday, indulge in tours and tastings of handcrafted spirits at Striped Pig Distillery from 12-5 p.m.
Meet famous Brazilian Jiu Jitsu experts, UFC fighters and special guest MMA super star Kimbo Slice at the AT&T Lowcountry Grand Opening this Saturday from 12-4 p.m
Get a taste for true Southern dining at Southern Season with author, instructor, and television personality Rebecca Lang Saturday at 3:30 p.m.
Trace Sahaja Bonner heads to Holy Cow Yoga at 6 p.m. to talk about how yoga aids those who practice it in living their lives to the fullest.