It’s Friday and the beginning of a whole new month. The kids are done with school, so let the fun commence! Celebrate the coming of summer with one of these fun events going on throughout the Lowcountry this weekend. Help raise money for service dogs, celebrate art with the family, shop for cool vintage finds, and more! Whatever you choose to do, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a safe and happy weekend.
End your work week and kick off a relaxing weekend at Freshfields Village on Friday evening with Music on the Green. On each Friday during the summer, Freshfields Village will host a different band from 6pm until 9pm. The concerts are complimentary and family friendly, and guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs to relax and listen to some great music. This Friday’s feature is local Charleston band Groove Train.
Beginning this weekend, Grace Church Cathedral will host its annual Team Room and gift shop, which takes place each year during the Spoleto Festival. The Tea Room is open for lunch Monday through Saturday from 11:3am until 2pm. The entire parish pitches in to help out, from planning and publicity to food preparation and cleanup. All proceeds from the Tea Room and Church Mouse Boutique gift shop are used to support outreach efforts throughout the community.
Join Dance Lab on Saturday from 12-3pm for Pirouettes for PAALS, a day of dance, fun, and learning to raise funds for Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services. PAALS is a 501(c)3 charitable organization that helps enrich and empower Lowcountry children and adults with physical disabilities and social needs by training service animals and providing animal-assisted educational and recreational activities. Advance tickets for this event are $20, and day-of tickets are $30. A t-shirt is included with each ticket. Activities include education about service dogs, an obstacle course, a service dog photo booth, crafts, a bake sale, and more.
The Holy City Vintage Market is on for this Sunday at the Park Cafe from 9am until 3pm (a reschedule from its original rained-out date in May). Vintage vendors like Red Rose Vintage, Runaround Sue, Grease Kelly, fk vintage, and more will be on hand to show you their wares, as will artisans such as Crass Stitchery and Haus of Hygiene. Park Cafe will be serving up their delicious brunch menu alongside coffee and mimosas.
Head over to Avondale in West Ashley on Sunday for Piccolo chART-o-RAMA, a family-friendly day of art, vendors, DJs, performers, and fun! Hosted by chArt Outdoor Initiative, the event takes place from noon until 6pm behind the fire station (where all the murals are). Enjoy food trucks, art vendors, entertainment from Dance Lab and Stryke Team, King of Pops, beverages from The Roost, Avondale Wine & Cheese, Gene’s, and Charles Towne Fermentory, and more!