July 2018 Calendar

JULY 3
BACK TO BLACK: AMY WINEHOUSE TRIBUTE
Join Remember Jones and his 12-piece orchestra as he plays his renditions of Amy Winehouse songs as a tribute to the late singer. General admission tickets are $15. 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Charleston Pour House. Visit charlestonpourhouse.boldtypetickets.com for more information.

JULY 3 – 7
“SHE DRIVES ME CRAZY”
34 West Theatre Company brings romantic comedy to tug at the heartstrings. Music, nostalgia and coffee are all central to the ‘90s-themed story. Think “Seinfeld” meets “Friends.” Tickets priced at $35 online. Showtimes vary per night,  200 Meeting Street. Visit charlestoncvb.com/events/she-drives-me-crazy for more information.

JULY 4
UNCLE SAM JAM
A salty breeze, patriotic crowd and great live music are guaranteed at the Mount Pleasant Pier in celebration of our country’s Independence Day. Purchase $8 tickets in advance. 7 to 11 p.m.. Visit www.ccprc.com/1327/Uncle-Sam-Jam for more information

RIVERDOGS
Spend Independence Day watching fireworks and eating hot dogs at the Joe Riley stadium. For the first time in three years, the RiverDogs will celebrate the Fourth of July at The Joe against the Augusta Greenjackets. Game starts at 6:35. Visit milb.com/promotions for more information.

PATRIOTS POINT 4th of JULY BLAST
Stand on top of the Yorktown and enjoy the sea’s breeze, the live entertainment and the largest firework display in Charleston while celebrating our nation’s birthday. Activities for children include jump castles and face-painting. General admission tickets are $40. Food and beverages are available for purchase. A complimentary drink and catering service is provided for those who purchase the VIP package for $110. 4 to 10 p.m.. Visit Patriotspoint.org for more information.

SEA STARS AND STRIPES
Celebrate your independence day stress-free. Your all-inclusive ticket guarantees American fare, beer and wine and a waterfront view of fireworks. $60 for adults. $30 for children., 7 to 10 p.m..South Carolina Aquarium. Visit scaquarium.org/events/seastarsandstripes2018 for more information.

JULY 6
MOONLIGHT MIXER
Show off your shagging skills under the stars as DJ Jim Bowers spins classic oldies and beach music. Tickets are $8 and should be bought in advance. 7 to 11 p.m., Folly Beach Pier. Visit ccprc.com for more information.

JULY 7 – 8
“HOT JERSEY NIGHTS!”
Experience the authentic feeling of the ‘60s at the Charleston Music Hall. The show will celebrate Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons with hit songs like “Sherry,” “Rag Dolls” and “Big Girls Don’t Cry.” 3 to 5 p.m.. Times and prices vary. Visit charlestoncvb.com for more information.

JULY 11
CONNECT THE DOTS: 3 KEYS TO SELF – LOVE
July’s luncheon hosted by the Center for Women will feature Lorraine Pursell as the guest speaker. The talk will be centered around ending cycles on anxiety, guilt and self-doubt. Lunch will be provided by Panera Bread. 12 to 1 p.m.. $25 for guests. Visit c4women.org/event/connect-dots-3-keys-self-love/ for more information.

JULY 20
CHARLESTON MARGARITA FESTIVAL
Grab your girlfriends and get down to the Brittlebank Park where more than 20 restaurants prepare their best margaritas to compete in a ‘rita-off. Lasting from 7 to 10 p.m this event is promised to have great food, a great waterfront view and great music. Buy tickets online for $39. Brittlebank Park. For more information visit charlestonmargaritafest.com

REGGAE NIGHTS SUMMER CONCERTS
Bring a chair and get comfortable at this laid-back event. The headliner for the July concert is the Give Thanks Band. General admission tickets are $10. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.. Music from 8:30 to 11 p.m.. James Island County Park. Visit ccprc.com for more information.

LIFE TOUR
Get your groove on with Boy George, the Culture Club and the B-52s as they perform classic ‘80s songs such as “Karma Chameleon” and “Love Shack” at the Volvo Car Stadium. Prices range from $25 to $155. Show begins at 7 p.m.. Visit stadiumcharleston.com for more information.

JULY 20 – 22
LET THE GOOD TIMES ROLL
Moranz Entertainment continues to bring us blasts from our pasts by casting talented artists to perform a wide range of music. Get a taste of all your favorite rock, pop, country and Broadway songs at the Let the Good Times Roll musical variety show. Show times vary. Charleston Music Hall. Visit  bradandjennifermoranz.com for ticket information.

JULY 21
LADYBUG RELEASE
Experience the beauty of preservation with your family at the 5th Annual Ladybug Release. More than 200,000 ladybugs will be scattered across Magnolia Plantation in an effort to limit the population of harmful insects in the area. Tickets are $20 for adults, $10 for children ages 6 to 12, and children 5 and under get in for free. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Visit magnoliaplantation.com for more information.

JULY 25
GIRLS NIGHT OUT
Join Skirt for our Girls Night Out at Mex 1 Coastal Cantina on Sullivan’s Island. There will be giveaways and live music. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mex 1, 817 St Andrews Blvd.

JULY 26
RUM DINNER
Experience the blending of Caribbean and Lowcountry culture at the Rum Dinner. Hosted by Circa 1886, this event promises a four course dinner and a beautiful evening on a patio. $90 per adult. 6:30 p.m. at Circa 1886. Visit circa1886.com for more information.

JULY 29
NOT-SO-BASIC BRUNCH
Join Skirt at The Cedar Room for signature cocktails, mimosas, tasty bites and fun vibes! Come ready to indulge a little and party on for an unforgettable Sunday Funday. Enjoy art, entertainment, innovative event design and top-notch cuisine. Food and beverage by Mercantile and Mash. Floral design provided by Petaloso and floral decor by Paper Swallow Events. Entertainment by Elan Artists. Beauty bar by Colur Studios. Custom candles by Candlefish. Tickets are $65 in advance, $75 at the door. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., The Cedar Room. Visit eventbrite.com/e/not-so-basic-brunch-tickets-45978099734 for more information.

CHARLESTON BRIDAL SHOW
Watch your dream wedding come to life at the Charleston Bridal Show with some of the city’s top vendors. Spend the day enjoying live music and eating cake samples and hors d’’oeuvres. Tickets $12 online and $15 at the door. 12 to 4 p.m. at the Gaillard Center. Visit thecharlestonbridalshow.com for more information.