Weekend Events Aug. 10-12

Hootie and the Blowfish

Not sure what to do this coming weekend? We’ve got you covered.

Friday, Aug. 10

Start the weekend off right with the Beer From Here event. Hops, habitats and a heaping amount of animals await you at this Carolina-led craft beer experience! Enjoy local brews and local wildlife in one setting. Sip on select beers at tasting stations throughout the Aquarium. Sustainably-sourced small plates from Good Catch partners, additional bar refreshments and entertainment also provided with purchase of your all-inclusive ticket. The event runs from 7–10 p.m. at the South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston. scaquarium.org

Our Lowcountry beloved local celebrity is performing at the Volvo Car Stadium. Don’t miss Hootie & The Blowfish with opening acts The Blue Dogs and DJ Natty Heavy. The concert starts at 7 p.m. volvocarstadiumconcerts.com

Saturday, August 11

As summer settles on the South, bands from the Charleston area and throughout the state will perform monthly at the Mount Pleasant Pier at Shaggin’ on the Cooper. Spend summer nights on the pier with a date or head out to meet new friends, kick back and relax while taking in the fresh air and fun atmosphere. Gates open at 7 p.m. and music starts at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $8 per person. Space is limited, so advance purchase is recommended. If available, tickets sold on site are $10. ccprc.com

Do you love bubbles? Don’t miss the 1st Anniversary Party/Bubble Fest. Edmund’s Oast Exchange will host their one-year anniversary celebration. They will offer an all day storewide sale, featuring 10 percent off all goods. They will also feature wine and beer tastings from noon until 4 p.m. focusing on sparkling wine and bottled beer.  Tastings are free; no tickets necessary. Mobile ice creamery, Life Raft Treats, will also be on hand for a portion of the afternoon selling their frozen sweets. edmundsoast.com/exchange.

Sunday, August 12

Don’t miss Motown: The Groove that Changed America. The Charleston Jazz Orchestra (CJO), with Music Director Charlton Singleton, returns to Kiawah Island to play the hits of MOTOWN. The label became an American icon that created a style of soul music with a distinct pop influence. Join the CJO as they celebrate MOTOWN and the unique rhythmic groove that changed America. The event starts at 7:30 p.m. at the East Beach Conference Center, Kiawah Island Golf Resort, 55 Town Center, Kiawah Island. Tickets are $25. charlestonjazz.com