Happy Friday! It’s time for this week’s edition of the Friday Five, our weekly roundup of five fun things happening around the Charleston area over the weekend. Spend some time stargazing, see the latest and greatest in boats and watersports, and more. As always, no matter what you choose to do, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very happy and safe weekend! Stay cool in this July heat!
Kickoff the weekend with a beachfront concert at Party at the Point at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina! If you live in Mount Pleasant, this is for you! Bluegrass group New Ghost Town is headlining tonight, July 9th! The event goes from 5 to 9pm. Parking is free but tickets are limited! Get your tickets at https://citypapertickets.com/.
Visit the life-size Sistine Chapel downtown! The traveling art exhibit “Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel: The Exhibition” is here for its first weekend at Festival Hall at 56 Beaufain St. The show features life size Michelangelo art projections like the “Creation of Adam” and others through September 26th. Note that the exhibit is only open Thursdays through Sundays. This event is family friendly with tickets starting at $19.00. Senior, Military and family passes are available at discounted rates!
Join New Muse Concerts and the Gibbs Museum of Art for art and music this Saturday and Sunday downtown. Watch art forms converge and experience Japanese woodlock art and the delicate sound of the violin. With music from Lyndia Chernicoff and Rondalso Rolim, you are sure to leave the museum inspired. For more information go to https://www.newmuse.org/events-2021.
Join Bendy Brewski Yoga on July 10th in celebrating ten years of yoga and brews! Start the afternoon with yoga with Beth Cosi at Palmetto Brewing at 11 am, then hop on the trolley tour around Folly Beach. The trolley will stop at various breweries for discounted beer deals and food from Baker and Brewer. All stops are optional! Summer Passports are available for access to all anniversary events all summer long. Check out their Eventbrite page for tickets and details.
Calling all runners! The Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park continues this Sunday, July 11th! This series has been awarded one of the top ten Charleston Signature Sports Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council; it’s an event you will not want to miss. Cheer on fellow Chalrestonians in the 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run to take place all day!