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Events for the week of Aug. 7-13

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You know what today is, don't you? Yes, folks, it's officially two weeks until the Solar Eclipse. Crazy, right? Check out our roundup of all things Eclipse-related to stay on top of the astronomically cool event. Oh, and we'd be remiss not to mention that this week marks 20 years of the Charleston City Paper. Not like we're patting our own backs or anything ... but you can help us celebrate this Wednesday at a party at Palmetto.

Monday

The Holy City Heaters take on the Pour House deck at 6:30 p.m.

Stop by Robert Lange studios anytime between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. daily to check out June Stratton’s exhibit, Aquamarine.

Get involved at the Carolina Alliance for Fair Employment, which meets at the International Longshoremen’s Association at 7 p.m.

Tuesday

Head over to the Charleston County Public Library for a seminar on drones, robots, and artificial intelligence from 1-2:30 p.m.

Have a say in your city: the Mt. Pleasant City Council meets at 7 p.m. the Mt. Pleasant Municipal Complex.

Swing by Cutty’s at 8 p.m. for local comedy night.

Wednesday

Biergarten hosts a school supplies drive and Saved by the Bell Trivia night from 4:30-10 p.m. — bring a backpack of new school supplies and get a free beer.

Seanachai Social Club will hold their monthly Celtic jam at 7:30 p.m.

Trivia Night at Crooked Crown runs from 8-10 p.m.

Roast us or toast us, we don't care (no really, the latter is preferred). Party with City Paper at Palmetto Brewing to celebrate 20 years this Wednesday starting at 5 p.m.

Thursday

Head to the Eclectic Cafe & Vinyl to catch Adam Barley’s 7 p.m. performance.

The Southern hosts an opening night reception for Dorothy Netherland’s exhibit, FanGirl, from 6-8 p.m.

The Dewberry hosts a free night of yoga and samples of Henry’s Hard Sparkling, a new line of spiked sparkling water, from 6-9:30 p.m.

Head to Theatre 99 to check out some new shows from the members of the company; free tickets are available a half hour before the show starts at 7:30 p.m.

VooDoo Tiki Bar hosts an evening of YAS Queen bingo, hosted by Ava Clear from 9:30-11:30 p.m.

Friday

If you’re in the mood for some folk and blues, head to Freehouse Brewery for a performance from Ben Somewhere at 6 p.m.

Local Charleston author Steve Hoffius sits down at The Ponds at 6 p.m. to discuss his book, Northern Money, Southern Lands.

Palmetto Brewing Company hosts their weekly Loading Dock series from 6-10 p.m.

Start the weekend off right with free yoga at the Folly Beach Community Center, starting at 7 p.m. Bring your own mat and a dish to contribute to the potluck that will follow.

Saturday

Itinerant Literate Bookmobile stops by The Brew Cellar from 1-7 p.m.

Head over to Marion Square to stock up on fresh fruits and veggies from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Charles Pinckney Historic Site hosts a ranger-led walking tour at 11 a.m.

Freehouse Brewery hosts an acoustic open mic from 4 p.m.-7 p.m.

Sunday

Bring a big ol’ bag of dog or cat food to Coastal Expeditions on Folly Beach and kayak or SUP for free. The event runs from 8 p.m.-6 p.m. — call to reserve your spot.

The Windjammer hosts the Budweiser Bikini Bash, sponsored by Stoli, Jagermeister, and High Noon, starting at 5 p.m.

Stroll down King Street for the last Second Sunday of the summer; streets close to vehicular traffic from 1-5 p.m.

Shake off the Sunday scaries with some acoustic tunes from Jeff Bateman and Craig Lathey at the Washout, starting at 6:30-9:30 p.m.

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