By Jeff Walker, Entertainment Writer
We at Holy City Sinner thank you for your patronage and hope 2022 is an awesome year for our followers. We continue to provide you current news and helpful items that keep you up on the Holy City and provide information that might be useful to our followers.
Thankfully the entertainment community is beginning to make a comeback. Movie theaters are opening. More clubs and night spots are offering live music. Playhouses are up and running. It’s time to start getting back out there and enjoy the weekend and all the nightlife the Holy City has to offer.
Your Charleston Riverdogs host the Columbia Fireflies all weekend long. Friday’s game is 7pm with fireworks following the contest. Saturday kicks off at 6pm. The team will be wearing special Captain America jerseys, and Captain America himself will be seen around the ballpark. They encourage you to dress up as your favorite Marvel Super Hero and take part in a costume contest for a special prize. Sunday’s game is 5pm and MUSC Health Family Sunday. Parking is free! Before, during and after each Sunday home game we will make it all about the kids. From the video board to between innings contests and even the opportunity to run the bases. For tickets visit the box office or call (843) 577-3647
The High Tide Music & Arts Festival takes place Saturday at Riverfront Park in North Charleston. The inaugural adults-only (21+) event is a boutique music and lifestyle experience curated around Charleston’s high-end lifestyle with the beauty of the Lowcountry as its backdrop. The one-day festival will feature two stages with over 25 DJs, including international headliners Sam Feldt, Dombresky, Autograf, KREAM, Frank Walker, and Sam Blacky. In addition, High Tide will showcase some of the region’s best underground and emerging acts from the Carolinas. More at https://hightidefestival.com/
The Masked Singer National Tour 2022 makes a tour stop at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center 8pm Saturday night. Get ready to unmask the craziness… The tour is bringing the #1 show on television* to the next level on its first-ever North American tour! Audiences can expect to see their favorite characters brought to life, as well as surprise celebrity guests, amazing new performances, and a can’t- miss spectacular live show for an audience of all ages across the nation. The only question remains: Who’s behind the mask? See if you can guess before the end of the show!
Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston is hosting a SunDay Party beginning at 4pm Sunday. Enjoy music by Ms. Sease The DJ + The Black Diamond Band!! Hors D’oeuveres + Speciality Cocktails. Tickets begin at $35
James Island County Park host The Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series Friday night featuring traditional old school roots reggae with a new school attitude in a beautiful outdoor setting. Bring your chairs or blanket. It’s Irie. Show begins at 8pm. Tickets $10 for ages 13 and older. More info at
Noah Back LIVE performs at the City Market Charleston on Saturday evening beginning at 10pm.
Saturday beginning at 1pm singer songwriter Molly Durnin performs @ Henry’s on The Market 54 Market Street downtown Charleston.
Friday night Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina host another Party at the Point 5-8pm featuring Departure (Journey tribute band).
MLima’s Tale by Lynn Nottage is playing this weekend at Pure Theatre 134 Cannon Street. A magnificent elephant is trapped by the underground international ivory market. As he follows a trail littered by a history of greed, Mlima takes us on a journey through memory, fear, tradition, and the penumbra between want and need. Tickets $35. For more call 843-723-4444
Flowertown Players at Summerville Theatre 133 S Main St, Summerville present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka JR. The cherished stage play follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whomever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Four performances, Friday & Saturday night at 7:15pm, and two matinees Saturday & Sunday at 2:30pm. Call the theatre at 843-873-9251
Deep Water Vineyard 6775 Bears Bluff Road Wadmalaw Island host Weekend Wine-Down on Saturday beginning at 11am. Explore the grounds, listen to Jasmine Commerce on the lawn playing music from 1-4PM. Our food truck is, crowd favorite, Braised in the South.
Gamers take note. Join in an epic Mortal Kombat Tournament beginning at 4pm Saturday at Players Place Billiards & Pub located at 1934 Ashley River Rd, Charleston.
Saturday 1-4pm Bay Street Biergarten 549 East Bay Street enjoy live music ft. Nashville Recording Country Artist Lauren Hall.
Wild Dunes Resort begin their Summer Live Music Series this Saturday at the Grand Pavillion 1 Sundial Circle, Isle of Palms on Wild Dunes. Enjoy Super Reggae Man @ The Laughing Gull, 2:00-5:00PM followed by Michael Duff @ the Grand Pavilion, 5:00-8:00PM
Friday evening 6-9pm head to the Village Green at Freshfields Village for a complimentary, outdoor concert featuring Tru Sol. Guests are encouraged to bring beach chairs and blankets as the center welcomes back one of its favorite events. Music on the Green returns this summer every Friday from May 27 through September 2.
The Holy City Farmers Market will return to Firefly Distillery in North Charleston on the last Saturday of every month through November! Shop local at the distillery from 12-4pm with 20+ vendors. Enjoy live music from the front porch and visit the History Room for a glimpse at the distillation and bottling process. There is a food truck scheduled every weekend with full-bar service available on the back porch. Music kicks off at 1pm. Visit the tasting room to try Firefly’s famous sweet tea vodka, lemonade and more libations.
Sundays from 1pm-2pm at the Revelry Brewing Co. 10 Conroy Street enjoy a 1-hour tour guided by a knowledgeable Revelry staff member at two locations. Enjoy a draft pint at each location during the tour. Enjoy samples drawn directly from the fermentation tanks and Oak Feeders. Take 15% off of all merchandise purchases made same day of tour (w/receipt). Tickets $40. More at https://revelrybrewingco.com/brewery-tour/brewery-tour-april-18-2021/ Call (843) 376-1303 for more.
Join Palmetto Brewing Company 289 Huger Street on the Loading Dock every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening at 6 pm for live music. Check their site for times.
Boone Hall Plantation is open with adjusted days and hours of operation. Currently Boone Hall Plantation is open Monday through Saturday – 9am-5pm and on Sunday – 12pm-5pm. One price includes all tours. Admission is $26 for ages 13-64. Seniors-AAA-Military tickets are $23, and Children 6-12 are $12. Children 5 and under are admitted free with accompanying adult. www.boonehallplantation.com for details.
Enjoy Cars & Coffee every third Saturday 9-11am at Freshfields Village. Arrive in your favorite ride or stop by the Village Green to browse unique, antique and other cool cars at our monthly Cars & Coffee! Coffee and breakfast will be available for purchase at Java Java. Every Tuesday in May enjoy Shag Night on the Dock. Join Freshfields Village and Doin’ the Charleston for our Spring Shag Night each Tuesday evening from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. This Friday night Soul Fish perform on the lawn during the Music on the Green Concert Series beginining at 6pm.
Edmund’s Oast has brought back Champagne Fridays 11am – 8pm at their location at Edmund’s Oast Exchange, 1081 Morrison Drive in downtown Charleston. Offering a different grower Champagne by the glass all day, every Friday on the patio! For details call 843) 727-1145.
Many of Charleston’s favorite theatre groups and live comedy clubs offer live streaming of shows and plays. Please check them out for additional opportunities for events, and things to do.
More happening this weekend than normal. Check it out!
The Charleston Farmers Market, located in Marion Square, will begin the 2022 market season Saturday March 5th. The market is open on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. through November 26. Please note, the market will be closed March 26 and April 2 for the Cooper River Bridge Run prep and event. Inclement weather effects the event and vendor participation from time to time.
The Charleston City Night Market (Market Streets) is open this weekend. The marketplace is an exciting showcase of more than 100 talented artists and craftspeople that occurs every Friday and Saturday evening from March – December. The Night Market runs from 6:30 – 10:30 pm and is a free event that is open to the public.
The Sea Island Farmers Market takes place every Saturday 9:30-1:30pm at 2024 Academy Rd. on Johns Island. Dozens of local vendors offering up produce, baked goods, arts & crafts, and more. For more visit their site https://www.seaislandfarmersmarket.com/
The Hanahan Farmers and Vendors Market Public hosted by Hanahan Recreation Department take place Friday 5-8pm at 1255 Yeamans Hall Rd, Hanahan. Food Trucks, Live Music and amazing vendors! Bring the entire family.
Live improv comedy at Theatre 99 is back! See more info below.
If you just want to get out of the house, there are of course city parks open as well as most area golf courses. Sunny days are welcome for walking the beach, bicycling, jogging, maybe tossing the frisbee, or getting in a round of golf. Check with golf courses for certain restrictions. Plus, Park Circle in North Charleston offers a nice disc golf course.
Middleton Place, the ancestral home of two Founding Fathers and site of America’s oldest landscaped gardens, has reopened to the public. Ticket pricing has been revised, as well. Lowcountry Tri-County residents pay $26 while non-locals pay $29 per adult. However, if you purchase online, tickets are $20, a 30% discount that also allows for nearly contactless admission. Details at https://www.holycitysinner.com/2020/06/04/middleton-place-reopens-gardens-stableyards/
Bowling alleys are now opening. Royal Lanes in Goose Creek is practicing safe protocols and are ready to welcome you to enjoy bowling with family and friends. Plus, they have large arcade and restaurant & lounge. Reduced rates during the day and late night specials. Call 843-572-2695 for more or visit https://royallanes.net/
If you’re a fan of history, especially military & naval history than it might interest you that Patriots Point Naval Maritime Museum is open to visitors this weekend. Click here for more details. https://www.holycitysinner.com/2020/05/21/patriots-point-to-fully-reopen-may-22/
Wild Ropes Adventure Park is open this weekend, offering a lot of fun. Wild Ropes which offer great team building experiences and more. For full details click https://www.wildblueropes.com/
Forte is back in the groove. Friday night come out for Just the Way You Are – The Music of Billy Joel & Elton John. Saturday it’s Legacy: Temptations, Smokey Robinson, Stylistics and more. Shows both nights at 7pm & 9:30pm. Sunday 2pm come out for Sunday Funday Summer Youth Jazz Jam and Clinic. Sunday evening it’s a Swing Dance Night featuring Live Music by The V-Tones at 5:30pm. For more info & tickets visit https://www.fortejazzlounge.com/
Terrace Theater at 1956 Maybank Hwy on James Island is open this weekend. New movies include ‘Elvis’. Still playing ‘Lightyear’, Jurassic Park Dominion, Downton Abbey New Era, and ‘Top Gun: Maverick’. For more check their site https://terracetheater.com/
Looking for something fun and different for the kids. Check out Velocity Air Sports in North Charleston on Rivers Avenue or SkyZone 411 Wando Park Blvd, Mt Pleasant. Family friendly trampoline parks. Call SkyZone at 843-588-5777 for details.
It’s here! Starting June 17 thru Sept 17 it’s ‘She Drives Me Crazy‘. It’s Friends meets Seinfeld! Prepare for a hilarious ’90’s night out with this romantic-comedy, featuring tunes from Celine to the Spin Doctors! For tickets and reservations visit https://www.34west.org/tickets/she-drives-me-crazy-1
WE Will GET THRU THIS & BE BACK TO REAL LIVE SOCIALIZATION AGAIN. WE WILL ENJOY MOVIES INDOORS, SPORTS, LIVE THEATRE, CONCERTS, & FESTIVALS.
Welcome to the Weekend Buzz on Holy City Sinner. Here’s what’s happening this weekend. The following is a list of just a few events and happenings you might want to take part in during the weekend. Consider the list a cornucopia of happenings around the Lowcountry of Charleston. Something for everyone. The year heats up with events, so be sure to check the Weekend Buzz out on Holy City Sinner. Thanks! Lots happening in Chuck-town this weekend. If you love comedy, plays, sports, food & festivals, you’ll find something to do this weekend.
Their back. The Music Farm is open. 9pm Friday the Farm host ‘Best Night Ever: 2010’s Dance Party. Tickets $15-$20. Saturday it’s Gimme Gimme Disco night. Tickets $15-$20. Visit their site for more at https://www.musicfarm.com/
The Charleston Music Hall is alive this weekend. Friday night the CMH present Amos Lee w/ special guest Neal Francis. Show time is 7:30pm. Tickets $49.50-$99.50. Saturday the legendary Joe Jackson brings his ‘The Sing, You Sinners! Tour’ to Charleston. Tickets $49.50-$75 for 8pm show. For more visit their website @ https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/ for more. The Charleston Music Hall is located at 37 John Street downtown Charleston. Call 843-853-2252.
Following three Cars & Coffee Events with varying schedules, read complete details on times and locations:
Car enthusiasts enjoy Mt. P Cars & Coffee every Saturday morning 8-11am at Mount Pleasant Towne Center in the Barnes & Noble parking lot.
The Bojangles Restaurant 431 St. James Avenue in Goose Creek will host Goose Creek Cars this Saturday from 8-10am. The group meets twice a month. All types of vehicles are welcome.
Black Fedora Mystery Theater on the market (164 Church St.) is open. Get ready to laugh and have some real fun again. The re-opening day is Thursday May 27th. Check out all they have to offer at https://www.charlestonmysteries.com/ Among the shows being offered up include ‘Sherlock’s Other Brother by a Southern Mother’, ‘Murder Aboard the Starship Fed Ora’, ‘Inspector No Clue’s Murder Mystery’, and ‘Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness Garden, Gun, and Gin Club’. Black Fedora is a nice place to be entertained, enthralled, & sit back and enjoy food & drink. Shows rotate throughout the season. For more details call (843-937-6453). They vow to keep their theatre as clean as their shows.
If you love to laugh than Theatre 99 is the place to go. Friday & Saturday night at 8pm it’s another round of Take the Funny & Run. Live improv comedy at Theatre 99 is a Charleston tradition! Shows at Theatre 99 are improv parties where audience members laugh until it hurts. Come loaded with suggestions for the quick-witted Theatre 99 ensemble members who will take your suggestions…and rock out hilarious unscripted scenes. Wednesday nights are a Charleston tradition that feature long form improv comedy. Every show is different and completely based on audience suggestions. $12 for 8pm show. Theatre 99 is located at 280 Meeting St. above the Bicycle Shop. Call 843-853-6687 for more. Visit their site for more. http://theatre99.com/
The world-famous Windjammer on the Isle of Palms is alive this holiday weekend. Friday Funk You play the beach stage. Tickets $15 for 6pm show. Later it’s El Quartto on the main stage at 9pm with $10 admission or free with Funk You ticket. Saturday Corey Smith plays on the beach stage at 6pm with Josh Hughett inside at 9pm. Smith and Hughett return again on Sunday at the Jammer. Tickets limited to 400 per show when moved indoors for any reason. The Windjammer is front beach 1008 Ocean Blvd. on IOP. Call (843) 886-8596. Visit https://the-windjammer.com/events/ for more.
The Charleston Pour House is open and ready to rock. Friday Baked Shrimp play two sets on the deck beginning at 6pm. Tickets $10. Later it’s Dirtwire on the main stage with Graham Whorley. Tickets $15 for 9pm show. Saturday Dry Reef on the deck at 6pm for $10. Later Maggie Rose and John Wesley Satterfield perform at 9pm on the main stage. Tickets $15-$20. Midnight North w/ She Returns From War play Sunday at 8:30pm. Tickets $13-$15. Sunday during the day Motown Throwdown returns 11-3pm. The Pour House is located at 1977 Maybank Highway James Island. Info at (843) 571-4343. Details at https://charlestonpourhouse.com/
All upcoming events can be found on the calendar page.
The full weekend calendar is below:
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