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Weekend Buzz: Fun Things To Do In Charleston This Weekend

By Jeff Walker, Entertainment Writer

We at Holy City Sinner thank you for your patronage and hope 2021 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.

Some live music clubs are now open and offering up live music. Check below. Please double check with venues before venturing out, since things change so quickly nowadays. Hope you find something to do with friends or family this weekend. Things change rather quickly during the pandemic.

Be a Cowboy or Cowgirl this weekend and take in the PBR - Collision at the Coliseum professional bull riding event. It all takes place Friday at 8pm and Saturday at 7pm at the North Charleston Coliseum. Tickets still available, with full COVID protocols in place for your safety. Details visit the coliseum website.

Firefly Distillery is alive this Saturday with food, drink & live music. Saturday from 11 until noon join in on Firefly Yoga with Reagan Sobel. Food trucks 12-4pm with live music this Saturday from Derek Cribb 1-4pm. Take part in Laser Skeet Shooting from 1-6pm. Attendance is limited with pandemic protocols in place. Hosts suggest you Uber or partner when attending due to less parking.

Saturday & Sunday Revelry Brewing 10 Conroy Street host a 1 hour Brewery 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 Foeders. Take 15% off of all merchandise purchases made same day of tour (w/receipt). Tickets $40. Call (843) 376-1303 for more.

Boone Hall Plantation is open with adjusted days and hours of operation. They're open Thursday-Friday-Saturday 9-5pm 9am-5pm and 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. 

The Woodlands Nature Reserve is bringing the forest to life for a drive-thru celebration of light called "Illuminated." The one-mile loop features illuminated oak trees and longleaf pines, laser projections, and dynamic lights across the water of Observation Lake. The spectacle is available Saturday nights 6-9pm thru March 6th. Admission $15. Details & tickets at https://www.woodlandsnaturereserve.com/upcoming-events

Estuary Beans & Barley located at 3538 Meeks Farm Rd, Johns Island not only serve up great beer and coffee, they also host food trucks on the weekend. This weekend enjoy food from the Crystal Coast Seafood Food Truck. Check out their schedule here. https://www.estuarybeansandbarley.com/events?view=calendar&month=01-2021

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 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/

Live improv comedy at Theatre 99 is back! See more info below.

If you just want to get out of the house their 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.

Due to the ongoing situation related to COVID-19 in South Carolina, the West Ashley Farmers Market will open as an essentials only market on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Ackerman Park, located at 55 Sycamore Avenue.  Vendors and patrons will be required to wear masks and maintain social distancing throughout the event, and to follow all other CDC protocols related to COVID-19. This new, essentials-only format will feature farmer and grower vendors exclusively, including Gruber Farms, Robert Fields Farm and Oliver Freeman Farm. No prepared food vendors, entertainment or other activities will be included.

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 offers great team building experiences and more, hosts Valentine's Date Night this Saturday. For full details click https://www.holycitysinner.com/2021/02/01/valentines-date-night-climb-at-wild-blue-ropes/

Forte Jazz Lounge is alive this weekend. Friday night spend an evening with Charles Grant. Shows at 7pm & 9pm. On Saturday Joe Clarke Sings at 7pm & 9pm. For more visit https://www.fortejazzlounge.com/

The Post & Courier host Night At The Movies featuring Dirty Dancing this Friday night. Event takes place at the Post and Courier parking lot. Food trucks will be serving delicious snacks and treat, and a photo booth for you to capture the moment! Tickets and times at https://postandcourieradvertising.com/events/night-at-the-movies/

Terrace Drive-In features a new release this weekend. includes the new animated feature 'Tom & Jerry'. Show times 6:30pm & 8:45pm.
Rocky Horror Picture Show plays at 9:30pm inside the theater. New releases include 'Tom & Jerry', and The Mauritanian. 

Terrace Theater at 1956 Maybank Hwy on James Island is open this weekend. New at Terrace this weekend. Enjoy 'The Little Things', The Croods:New Age, 'Minari', 'NomadLand', 'Land' and 'Black Messiah'. New releases include 'Tom & Jerry', and The Mauritanian. Check site for movie times. Check their site  https://terracetheater.com/

Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum announced the creation of the Holy City Drive-In, what they say is the only waterfront movie experience in the country. Guests can watch blockbuster hits while enjoying beverages and snacks on select dates this holiday season. Food and beverages available for purchase on site. No outside food or beverage permitted.  No shows this weekend.  Want to book a private party with Holy City Drive-In. They can customize a COVID safe drive-in movie experience for every size group and budget. Book a private, safe, drive-in movie experience that people will NEVER forget! Customized packages are available including food, beverage, live entertainment, and several unique opportunities to celebrate while adhering to CDC and local DHEC guidelines. No group too big or too small. Availability is extremely limited so connect with us today to reserve a date!  For details visit https://holycitydrivein.com/ Gates open at 7:30 pm with the movie beginning at dusk.

Check out Moon-Lite Theater at the corner of 512 Johnnie Dodds Boulevard in Mount Pleasant. Friday night enjoy the 80's classic comedy 'Coming To America' starring Eddie Murphy. On Saturday bring the whole family out for 'Jurassic World : Fallen Kingdom  More at https://moonlite.simpletix.com/

Looking for something fun and different for the kids. Velocity Air Sports is Now a Flight park! That means it’s time to brace yourself for all-out adventure and excitement. At their North Charleston indoor trampoline park, they offer 40,000 square feet of fun—and that includes 17,000 square feet of wall-to-wall trampolines! It’s the perfect venue to host a party of epic proportions, meet up with your friends, or just have a blast. Jump in and see what we have to offer! Check out Flight At Night on the weekends. Join us for an epic all ages black light trampoline experience Friday and Saturday from 7-9pm! Find them at 8551 Rivers Ave. Info at (843) 414-7411

WE Will GET THRU THIS & BE BACK TO REAL LIVE SOCIALIZATION AGAIN. WE WILL ENJOY MOVIES INDOORS, SPORTS, LIVE THEATRE, CONCERTS, & FESTIVALS.

At This time many live shows and performance theatres have suspended shows until next year. There are several live music halls open, and movie theaters open, but schedules change. Please check with Holy City Sinner or the venue for most up to date info.  Holy City Sinner does its best to provide accurate information on all events.

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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. 

While events, concerts, festivals, theatre productions have all been shut down or postponed for a while, please take the time to enjoy your immediate family and your close circle of friends. This is the time to revisit an old movie, binge watch TV shows, re-familiarize yourself with a old fashioned book.

Young parents it's time to connect with your kids. Maybe play in the house or in the backyard. Use Skype and Face-time to connect with grandparents. Wave to your neighbors as they pass by, stay connected even from a safe distance. Shop when you have need, and think of others when shopping. We all share the same community and planet.

I, like others who believe in God, hope and pray He will use this worldwide epidemic to bring us all closer to each other, closer to Him, and more dependent on Him. This isolation from each other will be short, but in the bigger picture the people of the Holy City of Charleston, and Americans overall are resilient.

Remember to practice safe hygiene, be kind, be patient, and stay safe. Until we all congregate in public spaces again, we at Holy City Sinner pray the best for you. We hope to see you at a restaurant, concert, play, festival, school, and church again real soon.

Many events have been canceled or postponed due to the virus and health concerns. Please check with the venues or websites for events to make certain.  Events have changed from day to day. We hope to keep you up to date as best as possible. 

With sports, concerts, festivals, and live stage shows postponing it's time to reflect on more important things. Life will return to normal and the good Lord has watch over the Holy City. Charleston is strong and has survived natural disasters and church shootings and come back stronger. There is no small wonder we wear the title of Holy City, because our faith in God and community spirit has always bonded us together. Remain strong, pray for your community leaders, health care providers, first responders, military, and elected officials.  Together we will rise above this current threat. 

The North Charleston Coliseum has Stingrays hockey this weekend. See above. Visit the box office or call 800-745-3000 for more.

The Charleston Music Hall The Music Hall is alive this weekend. Friday night come out for 'Motown Throwdown' at the Hall. Motown Throwdown is a powerhouse soul band steeped in the traditions of funk, soul, pop, rock, R&B, and jazz This outfit of local heavyweights has established itself as a leader in the Charleston music scene. Doors open at 7:00PM with show at 8:00PM Tickets $20. Visit https://www.charlestonmusichall.com/ for more.  The Charleston Music Hall is located at 37 John Street downtown Charleston. Call 843-853-2252.

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.

'Uptown Girl' opens this weekend at 34 West Theater located 1t 200 Meeting Street. A jersey girl must choose between her hometown sweetheart and a rich but sensitive executive. It's Pretty in Pink meets Working Girl in this charming 80's musical-comedy. A menu of champagne cocktails, wine, craft beers, sodas and savory snacks are available. This show runs on select dates from January 22 - March 30th. For more https://www.34west.org/tickets/uptown-girl-1 

Creekside Comedy Night present live comedy at Southern Roots Park Circle. Southern Roots Park Circle. No shows scheduled at this time.  Call 843-259-8972 for info or visit https://www.creeksidecomedy.com/upcoming-shows

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.

Not currently running shows. The Black Fedora 164 Church Street downtown, offers clean comic whodunit shows most evenings, featuring volunteer audience participation and a la carte appetizers, desserts, and drinks. One-half block off the City Market. $24. A variety of audience participation mysteries that will delight all ages. Among the shows being offered up include 'Sherlock's Other Brother by a Southern Mother', 'Murder Aboard the Starship Fed Ora', 'Inspector NoClue'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. Saturday night it's 'Improv Strikes Back'. Come loaded with suggestions for the quick witted Theatre 99 ensemble members who will take your suggestions…and rock out hilarious unscripted scenes. Guaranteed to make you laugh! $20 for 8pm show. Theatre 99 is available for private comedy and improv show bookings.  Wednesday's 'Improv Strikes Back' is a regular 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 . The Jammer is trying to get back to normal for the weekends. During this time, they are having to limit  upper and lower back deck area to a social distancing capacity. Therefor they will be issuing tickets for Music events. At the Jammer enjoy Steamed Oysters and Live Music Every Saturday 1-5pm. Free Entry with $10 buckets. Saturday night enjoy the live music of Flash Mob Charleston. $5 admission.  The Windjammer is front beach 1008 Ocean Blvd. on IOP. Call (843) 886-8596. Visit https://the-windjammer.com/events/ for more.

At the Music Farm this weekend.   The Music Farm is located at 32 Ann Street downtown Charleston. For more call 843.577.6969.

The Charleston Pourhouse is open and ready to rock.. On the deck stage Friday night it's Schema. $15 for 7pm show. Saturday night it's the legendary drummer Artimus Pyle performing Lynyrd Skynyrd music and more. Two shows, 6pm & 9pm. Tickets $25. On the Deck Stage at 4pm it's another HEAL WITH HEARTS:KIDS DRUM CIRCLE show. Tom Crowley & the Speakers play the deck for free at noon Saturday. Sunday night Herbie Night performs Herbie Hancock music. $12 for 6pm show. Sunday during the afternoon it's The G.LO.W (Grimm, Lovett, White) w/ Sunday Brunch Farmer's Market 11-3PM. The Pour House is located at 1977 Maybank Highway James Island. Info at (843) 571-4343

Still playing at the box office this weekend

All upcoming events can be found on the calendar page.

The full weekend calendar is below:

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  3. Lily 28 January, 2021 at 15:59 Reply

    I will definitely be checking out ‘Taste of Folly’ this weekend! I have also been wanting to try out Braised in the South’s new location over on Johns Island.

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