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Weekend Roundup: Here comes the sun

Events for the weekend of July 21-23

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It’s been a rainy week, but we feel optimistic about the sun holding up for us in the next couple days. There’s never a shortage of patios and rooftops to weekend on, Charleston, and we’re here to supply you with a healthy balance of live music, art exhibits, and beer, of course.

Friday

ConNECKted opens tonight at the City Gallery, exploring themes of gentification, housing for locals, racism, and how we can spread the conversation in our schools and neighborhoods.

5th Wall Productions puts on Sorry/Not Sorry, a variety show including plenty of improv antics and audience participation.

Get your dose of surf rock at Eclectic tonight with the stylings of Pete Cortese and Peter Kfoury from 8 to 10 p.m.

Sandwich-slinging favorite Persimmon Cafe hits the road tonight with a pop-up at Twisted Cypress. They’ll offer a limited menu to go with your brews.

Palmetto Brewing continues their Loading Dock series this Friday, complete with food truck grub on the premises.

Let the Good Times Roll, a multi-genre variety show which also includes comedy sketches, goes down at Charleston Music Hall. Dinner and a show tickets get you a pre-fixe dinner menu at Vincent Chicco’s.

Saturday

Throw it back to the college days with a flip cup tournament at My Father's Moustache. The event includes T-shirts, prizes, and live music by Hibachi Heroes.

Grab your flippy-floppies and head to the pool party at The Royal American, hosted by local band Human Resources. Beach balls will be provided.

Purple Buffalo hosts The Cookout, a hip-hop fest from 3 to 8 p.m. Not only will there be two DJs, there will also be a grillmaster on the premises for all your burger needs.

Holy City Brewing celebrates their 6th birthday with a big ol’ party, complete with 25 beers on tap and a mechanical shark.

Join Magnolia Plantation at the 4th annual ladybug release, allowing the small insects to keep a handle on other, smaller insects. Best ladybug costume wins a prize.

If you’re ever felt called to learn how to curl, here’s your shot. Charleston Curling Club hosts this lesson, followed by a scrimmage and food.

Sunday

Cannonborough Beverage Co. is rolling out 12-ounce single-serve, and they’re throwing a party to celebrate. From 5 to 8 p.m., head to Warehouse for the bubbly bash.

Americana outfit Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit plays the North Charleston Performing Arts Center, supported by Strand of Oaks.

Holy City Vintage Market is back at The Park Cafe to fulfill all of your clothes and accessory needs.

The Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina hosts Bazaar at the Point, a family-friendly event complete with local vendors, live music by Thomas Champagne, and hermit crab races.

Grab your boo and hit James Island County Park for the couple’s challenge ropes course.


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