Upcoming Events

August 1, 2014

Japanese Manuscript Binding – Charleston Library Society Camp

July 28 – August 1

Summer camps are back at the Charleston Library Society this year! Once again, campers will have the unique opportunity to study the craft of hand bookbinding under the instruction of Brien the Bookbinder. Campers will have the chance to learn Japanese Manuscript Binding, offering a historic method of creating books, and demonstrating the importance of craftsmanship and patience. During the week campers will also have many chances to express their own creativity by choosing their own cover materials and creating their own decorated papers.

For more information visit http://www.charlestonlibrarysociety.net/#!summer-camps/c1ete

 

Start: August 1, 2014 9:30 AM
End: August 1, 2014 1:30 PM
Venue: Charleston Library Society
Address:
164 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, United States
Cost: $250 - $300

Hoppy Friday at the Charleston Library Society

Hoppy Fridays in the Rabbit Hole for children ages 0-6.  Come for special stories, crafts, and tons of fun!

 

For more information visit http://www.charlestonlibrarysociety.net/

 

 

Start: August 1, 2014 10:00 AM
End: August 1, 2014 11:00 AM
Venue: Charleston Library Society
Address:
164 King Street, Charleston , SC, 29401, United States

Mary Martin Gallery Reception: “CERULEAN SURVIVORS – The Life of a Sea Turtle” by Laura Palermo

From 5 pm to 8 pm on August 1st, 2014, the public is invited to the opening reception of “CERULEAN SURVIVORS – The Life of a Sea Turtle” by Laura Palermo at Mary Martin Gallery

Start: August 1, 2014 5:00 PM
End: August 1, 2014 8:00 PM
Venue: Mary Martin Gallery
Address:
103 Broad Street, Charleston, SC, 29403, United States

The Atelier Gallery presents works by Matt Story Opening Reception

The Atelier Gallery presents works by Matt Story. The opening will be held on Friday, August 1st 6:00pm to 9:00pm.  Matt Story’s hyper-realism oil paintings will be on view at Atelier Gallery for the entire month of August. His paintings on canvas and panel closely resembles the classical methods, used for centuries by the masters (such as Titian and Caravaggio, two of Story’s heroes), fastidiously building up thin glazes, painting “fat over lean” with traditional materials. His work is included in private and corporate collections in the United States, Europe and Asia. Story intricately depicts underwater scenes of young women about to break the highly reflective surface.  Be sure to stop by 153 King Street to view his complete collection and meet the artist. The Atelier Gallery, 153 King Street, Charleston, SC. For more information please call 843.722.5668 or visit www.theateliergalleries.com.

Start: August 1, 2014 6:00 PM
End: August 1, 2014 9:00 PM
Venue: The Atelier Gallery
Phone: 843.722.5668
Address:
153 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29403, United States
Cost: Free

Charleston City Market presents: Evenings in the Market

Each weekend, from March To December, the Historic Charleston City Market comes to life at 6:45 pm, staying open until 10:30 pm, hosting an array of Charleston’s best artisans and food vendors. Enjoy the sounds of local musicians while shopping Local, Shop Evenings in the Market  on Friday and Saturday Evenings (Thursday in the Summer) at the Charleston City Market. For more information visit http://thecharlestoncitymarket.com/

Start: August 1, 2014 6:45 PM
End: August 1, 2014 10:30 PM
Venue: Charleston City Market
Phone: 843-937-0920
Address:
73-A North Market Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, United States
Cost: FREE

Reggae Concert Series: Mystic Vibrations

Now on Friday nights! Relax and enjoy an evening of reggae music performed live in beautiful James Island County Park. Bring a chair or blanket and rock the night away to music by Mystic Vibrations. Food, beverages, and souvenirs will be available for purchase. Outside alcohol and coolers are prohibited. Advance tickets will not be sold. Band is subject to change. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.; music begins at 8:30 p.m. Fee: $8; free for Gold Pass Holders & ages 12 & under.

Start: August 1, 2014 7:30 PM
End: August 1, 2014 11:00 PM
Venue: James Island County Park
Phone: 843.795.4386
Address:
871 Riverland Drive, Charleston, SC, 29412 , United States
Cost: $8; free for Gold Pass Holders & ages 12 & under

PURE Theatre Presents FOLLY BEACH

Being Best Man can be stressful. Being Best Man days after you get divorced can lead to an existential crisis. The hilarious new comedy from PURE playwright-in-residence David Lee Nelson examines the ins and outs of marriage, divorce, and friendship as a group of friends converge on Folly Beach for their friend’s second wedding.

Tickets: $25

Start: August 1, 2014 7:30 PM
End: August 1, 2014 9:30 PM
Venue: PURE Theatre
Phone: 843-723-4444
Address:
477 King Street, Charleston, SC, 29403, United States
Cost: $25

Flowertown Players Presents Hairspray

Follow the beat!

It’s 1962 and teenagers Tracy Turnblad and Penny Pingleton are obsessed with the Corny Collins Show. When the chance to dance on the show arrives, Tracy quickly takes the opportunity and her skills attract not only Corny Collins, but also the teenage heart throb, Link Larkin. When scheming Amber Von Tussle and her mother plot to destroy Tracy, it turns to chaos. Tracy decides it’s not fair that the black kids can only dance on the Corny Collins show once a month. With the help of Penny, her parents, and her new friends Seaweed, Link, and Motormouth Maybelle, she’s determined to integrate the show… without denting her ‘do!

For more information visit, http://www.flowertownplayers.org/

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 PM
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 PM
Venue: James F. Dean Community Theatre
Phone: 843-875-9251
Address:
133 Main Street, Summerville, SC, 29483, United States
Cost: $20-$25

Threshold Repertory Theatre presents Romeo and Juliet

ITALY, Verona — In another tragic turn in the ongoing feud between the houses of Capulet and Montague, Tybalt, cousin of Juliet Capulet was slain in a sword fight by Romeo Montague in what appears to be revenge for the murder of Mercutio. How will this fair with poor Juliet, love of Romeo? How will Romeo pay for his crime?

Romeo and Juliet marks Threshold Repertory Theatre’s 3rd annual Summer Shakespeare Workshop. This year’s workshop brings together new and veteran actors to continue to explore Shakespeare’s most popular works. Along with acting, our technical team, including our set and costumer designers will set the scene and give audiences an unique view of the Renaissance period. Watch as our talented group of actors bring the words of Shakespeare to life.

PARKING: There is a parking lot behind the theater. You can enter from George Street or Society Street. $2.00 an hour, cash only. Street parking also available.

TICKETS: $15

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 PM
End: August 1, 2014 10:00 PM
Venue: Threshold Repertory Theatre
Phone: 843-277-2172
Address:
84 1/2 Society Street, Charleston, SC, 29401, United States
Cost: $15

Footlight Players Present Don’t Dress for Dinner

Bernard’s plans for a romantic rendezvous with his chic Parisian mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard’s wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own…setting the stage for a collision course of mistaken identities and outrageous infidelities, with more twists than a corkscrew. The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious, the husband is losing his mind and everyone is guaranteed a good time at this hilarious romp through the French countryside.

Start: August 1, 2014 8:00 PM
End: August 1, 2014 11:00 PM
Venue: Footlight Players Theatre
Address:
20 Queen Street, Charleston, SC, United States
Cost: TBA