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Weekend Roundup: The weather outside is... ugh

Events for the weekend of Aug. 5-7

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The weather is looking rough the next couple days, making it super tempting to stay in bed, cue up Netflix, and ignore the outside world. Luckily for us, the weekend takes place rain or shine, and there’s always something to get up to in the Holy City. Don a rain jacket and boots and get out there, y’all. Oh, and be sure to check out our beer roundup, too.

Friday

Breezy, beachy boutique Escapada hosts a warehouse sale all day, offering up to 60 percent off retail prices.

Warren Haynes and Gov’t Mule bring the bluesy, jam rock sounds to Volvo Car Stadium at 7 p.m.

Sarah Mosteller presents She(ll) at Beresford Studio, an exhibit inspired by the clothing modern day women choose and how it represents roles and behaviors expected of them.

Grab an umbrella and head down to Broad for First Friday. Gallery Row will welcome you with the promise of shelter, refreshments, and art, of course.

Steven Ives’ exhibit Adventures Through the Lens, an homage to the beauty found in nature, opens this evening at Charleston Artist Guild Gallery.

Commit to Charleston Performing Arts Center's Fully Committed, playing tonight and tomorrow at 8 p.m. Bonus: Saturdays also have a 4 p.m. showing.

Oscar Rivers jazz quartet with Kat Keturah performs at How Art Thou Jazz Lounge at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow.

Head to Hannibal's Kitchen for 843 Day featuring a live hip-hop and R&B broadcast.

Laugh it up at Theatre 99's Improv Riot at 8 p.m. tonight and tomorrow.

Saturday

Canoe at Caw Caw Interpretive Center at sunrise at 6:30 a.m.

Cross your fingers for better weather for tomorrow's Marion Square farmers market, 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Rice-slinging favorites Short Grain pop up at Stems & Skins from 5 to 8 p.m. Expect plenty of sashimi and rosé.

The Lowcountry Highrollers take to the ring in the Harry Potter Roller Derby, in which they get sorted into either Gryffindor or Slytherin and battle for the House Cup.

College of Charleston beach rock favorite Whitehall hits the stage at the Music Farm with Kid Brother and Milo in the Drums.

Enjoy the rock stylings of Jordan Igoe at Home Team BBQ while you throw down some nachos and a Gamechanger or two.

100 proceeds of proceeds from sales at Kairos Greek Kitchen benefit Charleston Promise Neighborhood today. Also, kids eat free all day long.

Flowertown presents their latest production, Bye Bye Birdie at 8 p.m.

The Queens of Poetry perform at Waterfront Park at 2 p.m., hosted by Savannah and JustLove of Star 99.7.

Sunday

Watch in amazement as the young talent of Midtown Productions puts on well-known shows like My Fair Lady and Newsies.

Party crew The Get Down throws their next shindig, Milk, at the empty warehouse next to Pancito and Lefty. Expect a full bar, “trashy Asian take-out food,” and live music.

Head to the Sullivan’s Island lighthouse to celebrate National Lighthouse Day with the Coast Guard.

The Purple Buffalo hosts the Bad and Boozy Brunch. The hostess, O'Day Washington, has promised an unlimited burger bar and drinks.

Hit the Pour House at 1 p.m. to sip on a couple brews and enjoy the soulful sounds of Kamika Moore & the Motown Throwdown.


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