Friday Five // June 26, 2015
Lowcountry summers bring oodles of options for weekend activities. Need a few hints? We've gathered five events for you to choose from. Check them out below.
Holy City Brewing hosts Rhythm on Canvas on Friday night from 6-9pm. Dancers will create what promises to be a beautiful work of art through movement with charcoal on canvas. The event begins at 7pm and is open to the public with a suggested donation at the door to benefit the American Lung Association in South Carolina: Coastal. There will be live music, a silent auction, and other interactive activities.
Beginning Friday, June 26th, an all-star cast and band will celebrate the great American songwriter and showman Jonny Cash in Red, White, & Cash. This "feel good musical celebration" will be performed at the Woolfe Street Playhouse and will run through July 3rd.
Join the folks at Mixson Market on Saturday from 10am-3pm for the 3rd annual Tomayto Tomahto Festival. At this celebration of the tomato harvest, local chefs will prepare their best salsa for the Hot Chef Salsa Smackdown. The public is also invited to bring their best tomato pie for a contest that will be judged by celebrity guests.
Miles for Missions: Charity Ride & Pig Pickin' will take place this Saturday, June 27th, in Summerville. The 100-mile ride and following pig pickin' will benefit Azar Missions, which supports women in recovery in the Lowcountry. This year's recipient is Magdalene House of Charleston. Registration for the ride begins at 8am at Coastal Coffee Roasters with the ride starting at 9am. The ride concludes at Doty Park, where the family-friendly pig pickin' will be open to the public at 1pm. There will be a shaved ice truck, horseshoes, prize drawings, and more!
Bay Street Biergarten presents the Chucktown Bike Down on Sunday, June 28th, from 2-6pm. Pick up your "passport" and get it stamped at the Palace Hotel, the Alley, HoM, and Bay Street Biergarten to be in the running for a custom New Belgium bike. Hit all three venues and be back by 5pm to be entered. Other competitions will take place at each location along with drink specials and raffles.