Friday is finally here, which means it’s time for our weekly roundup of fun things to do throughout the weekend. In this week’s Friday Five, you’ll find an outdoor movie, a beachy festival, a chocolate and wine tasting, and more. Whatever you choose to do, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very safe and happy weekend!
Bring the whole family out to Magnolia Park & Community Garden on Friday evening for Movies at Magnolia, an outdoor film with lots of fun activities. The featured movie, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, will begin at dark (around 7:15pm). Jungle-themed activities like Jungle Animal Charades, Who’s the Monkey, Catch the Snake’s Tail, Monkey Tag, and more will begin at 6pm, hosted by On-Purpose Adventures. Food and drinks will be available for purchase from Griddle Grub and Damiano’s Wood Fired Pizza. Leashed pets are welcome.
Celebrate the end of the summer at Folly Beach’s 28th annual Sea & Sand Festival 2018 this weekend. The Sea & Sand Festival will include the Miss Sea & Sand Pageant, an arts-focused street festival, a silent auction, live music, two kiddie areas with lots of fun activities, sandcastle and volleyball competitions, and more. No pets, coolers, bikes, skateboards, or scooters allowed. Get your tickets in advance for $6 or at the door for $10.
Take a beautiful drive out to Wadmalaw Island this Saturday afternoon for a Fall Chocolate Pairing, hosted by Deep Water Vineyard and Evolution Through Chocolate. Celebrate the first day of fall and the promise of cooler days ahead with this wine and chocolate pairing featuring some of the season’s best flavors. Tickets are $15 and include four wines, four chocolates, and a commemorative wine glass.
Learn a traditional and beloved Charleston art Saturday morning at the Charleston Museum. Sarah Edwards-Hammone will lead a Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop at the museum, passing on a staple of culture, art, and history in Charleston. Mrs. Edwards-Hammond comes from a long line of basket makers and has passed the tradition down to her children, grandchildren, and other members of the community. Come hear a brief history of basket-making and then try your hand at making your own basket with her guidance. Materials are included, but space is limited. Reservations are required.
Support small and local businesses on Sunday at the Thrifters + Drifters Handmade Market. Join Thrifters and Drifters at The Royal American from 11am until 5pm to see all your favorite Charleston makers and shakers. Shop with local artisans, makers, and vintage collectors for everything from handmade jewelry and clothing to succulents and houseplants. Featured vendors include Fernweh Designs, Madmademetals, Crystal Clay Culture, Knotty Cards, Red Rose Vintage, The French Eclectic, Tidal Jewelry by Annie, and many, many more!