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EVENT CALENDAR

NOTICE: Below you will find a list of events happening in and around the Holy City, listed by most recent. If you are considering attending an event, be sure to check its website for any cancellations in light of current events.
E.g., June 2021
Monday, May 17, 2021

Attend golf’s only all-professional major championship at The Ocean Course, a winding coastal track styled after Scottish links with the most seaside holes in North America. The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort. 1000 Ocean Course Dr., Kiawah Island. $100-$400. (800)654-2924, www.pgachampionship.com


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Tee up at the Wescott Golf Club during the Warrior Surf Foundation’s 5th annual Charity Golf Classic. Tournament registration includes dinner, beer, and live music, with the chance to win raffle prizes. All event proceeds benefit the Warrior Surf Foundation’s free veteran rehabilitation program, which improves mental and physical health through a 12-week surf instruction and wellness-coaching program. 5000 Wescott Club Dr., Summerville. Saturday, 10am–7:30pm. $300-$3,000. (843)633-2686, www.warriorsurf.org


Saturday, May 22, 2021

On Earth Day, the Charleston Parks Conservancy teamed up with Keep Charleston Beautiful to launch this community-driven effort to curb the uptick in litter on the West Ashley Bikeway and Greenway. Earth-conscious residents who missed the kickoff event can participate this month, and any month going forward, as people give back to their green spaces. A limited number of personal cleanup kits are available for those interested in joining the team. Locations vary along the West Ashley Bikeway and Greenway. Saturday, Times vary. Free. (843)724-5003, www.charlestonparksconservancy.org


Saturday, May 22, 2021

In reprisal of the Gibbes Museum of Art town hall series, join artist Emily Hanako Momohara as well as local artists and community stakeholders for a reflective discussion via Zoom surrounding racial injustice and the related American experience. An artist, activist, and educator, Momohara utilizes photography as a means for commentary surrounding immigration, heritage, and social injustice. Her photographic journey to discover the roots of her great-grandfather and incarcerated Japanese Americans and Japanese immigrants provides the basis for contemplation of historical experiences of diversity in America, both then and now. Virtual only. Saturday, 11am–noon. Free. (843)722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Go the extra mile with the Parkinson’s Foundation during its nationwide Virtual Moving Day event. Those at home may participate virtually by walking on their own, or through the Virtual Moving Day app with access to exercise classes, a Move for PD scavenger hunt, and informational sessions with resources for those living with Parkinson’s disease. Proceeds from the event benefit The Parkinson’s Foundation to improve care and fund research and advocacy for those affected by the disease. Saturday, 1pm. Donations encouraged. (336)817-4190, www.movingdaywalk.org


Saturday, May 22, 2021

Though contemporary jazz rebels against the more rigid structures of classical music, it still owes itself to the great composers. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra highlights that fact with a night of back-to-back symphonic sets, including Mozart, Tchaikovsky, and Beethoven. Concertgoers will receive a digital copy of the performance, which can be purchased individually for $10. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Saturday, 5pm early show; 8pm late show. $10. (843)853-2252, www.charlestonjazz.com


Saturday, May 22, 2021

After starting off as buskers working the crowds at street corners around New York state, Old Crow Medicine Show has risen to the role of bluegrass royalty, bursting on the scene in 2004 with their double-platinum single “Wagon Wheel.” The now multi-Grammy Award-winning band is coming to North Charleston for one night only as part of the “Around the Bend” summer concert series. Guests may bring their own food, nonalcoholic beverages, blankets, tables, and chairs and prepurchase alcoholic beverages. The Bend, 3775 Azalea Dr., North Charleston. Saturday, 6pm doors; 7:30pm show. $300-$400 per four-person square. (843)853-2252, www.charlestonmusichall.com


Tuesday, May 25, 2021

Explore the stunning architecture of the Joseph Manigault House and learn about historic building practices of the antebellum period. Built in 1803, the three-story home boasts a spiral staircase, hand-carved woodwork, and ornamental plaster ceilings. Families can learn about the years of work that went into building these designs and replicate the art themselves with plaster, brick, and ironwork crafts. The workshop is for children ages six and up. The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St. Tuesday, 3-4:30pm. $20; $15 members. (843)722-2996, www.charlestonmuseum.org


Tuesday, Jul 06, 2021

Formed in 1993, Killer Queen played their first public shows at London University where Queen themselves had played their first shows 21 years earlier. By 1995, Killer Queen’s UK popularity had grown to such an extent that they secured a residency in London’s Strand Theatre attracting nationwide BBC coverage – the first tribute to have a show in the West End. Killer Queen will be live at The Carolina Opry Theater, for one night only, on July 6, 2021 at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now. To buy tickets call 800-843-6779, or visit the box office. https://thecarolinaopry.com/event/killer-queen-2020/


Sunday, Oct 03, 2021

Stayin’ Alive offers to their audiences the songs and sights of a full Bee Gees play list, singing blockbusters such as “Night Fever”, “Jive Talkin'”, “How Deep Is Your Love”, “You Should Be Dancing”, “Nights on Broadway”, and “Stayin’ Alive”. In addition, they perform softer poetic ballads such as “I Started a Joke” and “Massachusetts”. Stayin’ Alive is the largest and most definitive production of its kind, offering big screen video clips, photos and dazzling imagery. They are the quintessential tribute band to the Bee Gees, capturing the excitement of live performance and the tender subtleties of the human voice! Stayin’ Alive Bee Gee’s Tribute will be live at The Carolina Opry Theater, for one night only, on October 3, 2021 at 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now. To buy tickets visit the Carolina Opry online, call 800-843-6779, or visit the box office. https://thecarolinaopry.com/event/bee-gees-april-2020/