Family Fun: Weekend Events Aug. 15-17

The First Day Festival is Sunday at Liberty Square. (File/ Grace Beahm/The Post and Courier)

The First Day Festival is Sunday at Liberty Square. (File/ Grace Beahm/The Post and Courier)

Get out and active this weekend with a kids’ soccer clinic, a fishing tourney, or an alligator adventure. On Sunday, gear up for the new school year during the First Day Festival downtown. Then, put on your PJs for the RiverDogs’ Pajama Day at the Joe. Read on for details about these and other weekend events. Continue reading “Family Fun: Weekend Events Aug. 15-17” »

Family Fun: Weekend Events Aug. 8-10

The Charleston Pirate Festival is Sunday at the Maritime Center. (File/The Post and Courier)

The Charleston Pirate Festival is Sunday at the Maritime Center. (File/The Post and Courier)

What arrrrrrr you doing this weekend? If you’re looking for affordable entertainment, we’ve got some ideas for you, including a Pirate Festival, free outdoor movies, and a free family fun day with kids’ activities and youth tennis workshops. Read on for details about these and other weekend events around the Lowcountry. Continue reading “Family Fun: Weekend Events Aug. 8-10” »

Family Fun: Weekend Events July 25-57

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Kids can take part in a ladybug release at Magnolia Gardens starting at 9 a.m. Saturday.

Calling all nature bugs: Local kids are invited to set thousands of ladybugs free at Magnolia Gardens on Saturday. Then, head over to Johns Island for a big water festival featuring waterskiing shows, paddle boarding, swim lessons, live music and more. For some indoor fun, check out the grand opening of the “Mega Magic Fun Lab” at Wonder Works in West Ashley. There will be free cake, kids’ activities, giveaways and raffles. Read on to learn about these and other weekend events. Continue reading “Family Fun: Weekend Events July 25-57” »

Family Fun: Weekend Events July 18-20

Brad and Jennifer Moranz present "The Charleston Variety Show" this weekend (File/Provided/The Post and Courier)

Brad and Jennifer Moranz present “The Charleston Variety Show” this weekend (File/Provided/The Post and Courier)

An array of creative talent will be on display this weekend, from a musical variety show at the Charleston Music Hall to a dance and figure-skating performance at the Charleston Ice Palace. Plus, celebrate “Pirate and Princess Day” at the RiverDogs game on Sunday. Keep reading for details on these and other weekend events. Continue reading “Family Fun: Weekend Events July 18-20” »

Family Fun: Fourth of July weekend

Fireworks will light up Lowcountry skies on Friday night in celebration of Independence Day. (photo by dreamstime.com)

Fireworks will light up Lowcountry skies on Friday night in celebration of Independence Day. (photo by dreamstime.com)

If you haven’t already made plans to watch a Fourth of July fireworks show on Friday, check out our picks below. Plus, we’ve got details on a History Fair at Magnolia Plantation and free library programs on Saturday. Read on to learn more. Continue reading “Family Fun: Fourth of July weekend” »

Family Fun: Weekend Events June 27-29

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A scene from “The Lego Movie,” showing this weekend at Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant. (AP/Warner Bros. Pictures)

Catch free outdoor screenings of hit kid-flicks this Friday: “The Lego Movie” shows at Waterfront Park in Mount Pleasant, and “Despicable Me 2″ shows at Charles Towne Landing. On Saturday, indulge your tomato cravings during the “ToMAYto ToMAHto” festival in North Charleston. Keep reading for details on these and other fun weekends events. Continue reading “Family Fun: Weekend Events June 27-29” »