Got any plans this weekend? Well, you do now! Attend a nostalgic prom, celebrate a beloved book series, watch the Big Game with friends, and more. Read on below to find out what’s in store in the Lowcountry this weekend. As always, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very happy and safe weekend!
On Friday evening, the Charleston RiverDogs host their 14th Annual Hot Stove Banquet, featuring Atlanta Braves and NY Yankees great Andruw Jones with Braves World Series Champion, Ryan Klesko. The event takes place at the Crystal Ballroom at Charleston Marriott and features a cocktail hour and cash bar, photo and autograph session beginning at 6pm, a silent auction, dinner, and a collectible table gift. The Hot Stove Banquet benefits the College of Charleston, Citadel, and Charleston Southern University Baseball Scholarship Funds. See the link above for ticket prices and other information.
This Saturday, science, technology, engineering, and math enthusiasts will take over Brittlebank Park for the 5th annual Charleston STEM Festival. The festival is a ”highly visible outdoor event that provides opportunity for engagement and exchange between children, teens, families, and local STEM professionals.” The event runs from 10am until 3pm on February 3rd. Roughly 80 exhibitors will provide hands-on activities, interactive demonstrations, live performances, and family-oriented STEM entertainment. The Charleston STEM Festival is an initiative of the Lowcountry STEM Collaborative managed by South Carolina’s Coalition for Mathematics and Science (SCCMS) at Clemson University.
Saturday night, don your best vintage formal wear and head down to The Royal American for the 1950s Winter Prom! Twist and shout the night away to live music provided by Grace Joyner & Gold Light, who will be playing your favorite hits from the ‘50s as well as their own original tunes. Then DJ Lanatron will take over playing the best dance-worthy oldies. Practice your best “cheese” face, because there will also be a photo booth for those nostalgic prom pics. Doors open at 8:30pm, and tickets are $10 and can be reserved at the link above.
Also on Saturday evening, Barnes & Noble will host Harry Potter Book Night at its Rivers Avenue location from 6pm until 8pm. Wear your best Hogwarts finery and participate in lots of Harry Potter-themed activities. There will be a maze, a Transmogrification Game, a wand-making station, and a bowtruckle-making station, along with coloring and other activities throughout the store. Call the North Charleston Barnes & Noble for more details.
Don’t worry—we haven’t forgotten about this weekend’s big game! Super Bowl LII is a must-watch for many Lowcountry residents, and there will be lots of Super Bowl Specials going on around town. Watch the Philadelphia Eagles battle it out with the New England Patriots at any of the following locations:
Buffalo Wild Wings (Multiple Locations)
These are just a few local places hosting Super Bowl watch parties and specials throughout the Lowcountry. There are many more! A quick Facebook Events search will lead you to the perfect place in your neighborhood to watch the big game.