Sep 20, 2014

Lieutenant Dan Band

Gary Sinise, who played “Lieutenant Dan” in 1994’s “Forrest Gump,” is bringing his Lt. Dan Band to the Lowcountry once again to help raise funds for veterans. The concert at 6 pm, Sept. 20, will benefit the Independence Fund, a non-profit group that raises money for the nation’s most severely injured warriors. Tickets start at $30. North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center, 843.529.5000

(Photo: Courtesy Boyd Gaming)

Aug 12, 2014

Crosby Stills & Nash in Concert

The Rock and Roll Hall of Famers bring their distinctive sound to the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center. Tickets from $69.

Sep 20, 2014

Charleston Jazz Orchestra: 'Buena Vista'

The orchestra's celebration of Latin culture will be performed in 5 & 8 pm sets at Charleston Music Hall.

(Photo: Courtesy Charleston Jazz Orchestra)

Sep 25 - Oct 05, 2014

Annual MOJA Arts Festival

Celebrate African-American and Caribbean art, music, theater and dance at multiple venues, all in the spirit of “moja,” a Swahili word meaning “one.” 843.724.7305

Sep 12-13, 2014

2nd Annual Chucktown Showdown

Stand-Up Paddleboarding will be whasSUP as this race coasts along Charleston Harbor, past the Battery and picturesque, Civil War-era forts. Racers may opt for a long course of 8.5 miles or a 4-mile option that sticks closer to the Battery. The event, sponsored by Carolina Paddleboard Company, benefits Special Olympics.

Sep 03-14, 2014

Charleston Restaurant Week

One of Charleston’s most popular culinary events is a perfect opportunity to enjoy the fare of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix-fixe lunch and dinner menus that consist of three items for one price. Participating restaurants can be found here.

(Photo: Chef's daily soup from The Drawing Room, ©Jay Bemis/MVP)

Jul 18, 2014

Palette & Palate

Palette & Palate pairs galleries and their art with some of Charleston’s finest restaurants as bites from the eateries, along with liquid refreshment, are offered at each stop. Featured galleries and the restaurants with which they’ll be paired are: Anglin Smith Fine Art, with Circa 1886; Corrigan Gallery, Barsa; Dog & Horse Fine Art, Zero Cafe and Bar; Ella W.

Aug 30, 2014

Shrimp 'n' Grits Charleston

Seems the best shrimp ’n’ grits in Charleston is always the latest version that you’ve tried. Palates will really be tested at this event when 16 of the city’s chefs compete to create the “best” such plate, and locals and tourists alike are invited to come and experience the traditional Lowcountry fare. Also: live music, pet talent show. Adult tickets $30 advance, $35 door. 7-10 pm, Visitors Center Bus Shed, 375 Meeting St.

(Photo: ©Jay Bemis/MVP)

Aug 29 - Sep 21, 2014

'You Can't Take It With You'

Charleston Stage presents this classic by George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart that won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938 and has been drawing audiences ever since. It will be presented at the historic Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St. Tickets from $34.50 (adults), $32.50 (seniors) & $22.50 (students, military). See the troupe's website for specific dates. 843.577.7183

Jul 19 - Sep 13, 2014

Shaggin' on the Cooper

Those who love their beach music have three more chances this summer to don their dancing shoes and shag on Mount Pleasant’s Cooper River pier via this Charleston County Parks event (July 19, Aug. 16 and Sept. 13). Enjoy scenic views of the Charleston Harbor while dancing to live, classic oldies. Beverages, food and snacks will be available for purchase. Tickets are limited; advance purchase is recommended.

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