Lowcountry Arts and Events | Calendar
EDITOR’S NOTE: These calendar listings include Lowcountry arts and entertainment events that will be held both online and in person. To submit an event, go to www.postandcourier.com/events
What: Learn about birds and bird conservation at the art exhibits spread across the Joseph Manigault House, Dewberry Hotel, and Garden & Gun cigar factory offices. At the Maison Joseph Manigault, enter a spectacular avian menagerie inspired by 19th century artist-naturalists.
When: Until April 3
Where: The Joseph Manigault House, 350 Meeting St., Charleston
More information: 843-722-2996, gardenandgun.com/birdwatching
Hatha & Houblon Brasserie Yoga
What: Stop by Two Blokes Brewing every Sunday to lean, breathe, and enjoy a beer with veteran yoga instructor and bartender Kristen Kos. Children welcome.
When: 11 a.m. Sunday
Where: Two Blokes Brewing, 547 Long Point Road Ste. 101 Mount Pleasant
Price: $12 to $15
More info: 843-654-5464, [email protected]
Valentine’s Day Brunch Market
What: Station Park Circle and Roadside Blooms host a charming Valentine’s Day brunch market with coffee, food vendors, local artists, vintage goods and a make-your-own Valentine’s Day bouquet bar Valentine.
When: 11 a.m. on February 13
Where: The Station Park Circle, 4610 Spruill Ave., North Charleston
Candle making workshops
What: Learn the history of candle making and create two soy candles in vintage containers with your own custom scents.
When: 11 a.m. on February 13
Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St., Charleston
Price: $65 to $80
More information: 843-722-0697, bit.ly/3HACTps
Cotton, indigo and clay griots
What: More than 100 commissioned artworks from dark fiber artists from across the Lowcountry and beyond will be on display, showcasing stories of self-reliance on land and spiritual and cultural recovery.
When: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Sunday until February 28
Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St., Charleston
More information: 843-958-6484, citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com
“Murder on the Orient Express”
What: A train full of suspects and an alibi for each creates the perfect mystery for famed detective Hercule Poirot. Grab your passport and hop aboard for a suspenseful and thrilling ride to the all-new show’s highly anticipated Charleston premiere.
When: February 9 to 27
Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Charleston
Price: $32 to $70
More information: 843-577-7183, bit.ly/3s7AGen
‘Doubt: A Parable’
What: Check out the Pulitzer Prize-winning and Tony-winning drama. In 1964, when an inadmissible accusation is made against the Father, the rigid headmistress Sister Aloysius realizes that the only way to obtain justice is to create it herself.
When: February 4 to 20
Where: Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St., Charleston
Price: $16 to $40
More information: 843-722-4487, footlightplayers.net/season-90
Galentine Festival with Camellias
What: Life is better with sparkling and rosé. Gather the ladies in your life for a very special evening of rosé flights and sweet bites at Charleston’s iconic pink bar.
When: 7 p.m. February 13
Where: Camellias, 404 King St., Charleston
More information: 843-203-0922, bit.ly/3ozwF1J
Dyani White Hawk: listen to her
What: Dyani White Hawk’s multimedia works weave together visual forms from the Western art canon and Indigenous traditions to illuminate the lived experiences of Native Americans, especially women whose strength aided the languages and cultures of their peoples to survive.
When: until February 26
Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., College of Charleston
More information: 843-953-4422, halsey.cofc.edu/main-exhibitions/hear-her
Valentine’s Day Jazz
What: Come dance the night away to romantic songs played by Charleston’s favorite big band, The Joe Clarke Big Band.
When: 7 p.m. February 14
Where: Forte Jazz Lounge, 475 King St., Charleston
Price: $40 to $60
More information: 843-637-4931, bit.ly/3sozGmh
SC Works Career Coach
What: SC Works Mobile Career Center, Career Coach, will visit the library to offer help with resume writing, computers and interview training.
When: 1 p.m. February 15
Where: Johns Island Library, 3531 Maybank Hwy.
More information: bit.ly/3smLAND
Dark minds matter
What: The Wando Mount Pleasant Library is hosting a series of workshops in February on the mental health needs of the BIPOC community. This week, participants will discuss self-doubt and impostor syndrome, and ways to overcome it.
When: 6 p.m. February 15
Where: Wando Mount Pleasant Library, 1400 Carolina Park Blvd., Mount Pleasant
More information: bit.ly/3ItstIb
Conversation Café—Greenhouse Gas Accounting
What: Join MUSC’s Sustainability Department for a virtual conversation about greenhouse gas emissions. Come see the trends and learn about carbon reduction programs in the future.
When: 1 p.m. on February 16
For the love of writing panel
What: Join La authors Jill Hunt, Trice Hickman and Electa Rome Parks for a delightful and lively conversation about their lives as writers, the diversity of their work, black women in the publishing industry and the impact of libraries.
When: 2 p.m. February 16
More information: bit.ly/3rzcTFr
What: Join Awendaw Green every Wednesday at Barn Jam, an outdoor concert featuring different bands performing original music each week. This week will feature Meredith Foster, Wyatt Espalin, West King Street Band and Gaston Wendler.
When: 5:50 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 US 17 North, Awendaw
Homeschool History Day
What: Homeschool History Days at the Museum of Charleston offer kids an excursion experience with themed activities. This week the topic is black inventors and scientists. Kids will discover inventions like Lewis Latimer’s light bulb while tinkering with circuits, creating flashlights and more.
When: 10 a.m. on February 17
Where: The Museum of Charleston, 360 Meeting St.
Price: Free with entry
More information: charlestonmuseum.org843-722-2996
Lifelong Learning Series: Truth in Journalism
What: CLS relaunches its series on lifelong learning with three media powerhouses: John Huey, Robert Anderson and Catherine Olian. Panelists will discuss their vast experience in the media and how it shapes our social and political climate.
When: 6 p.m. on February 17 and 18
Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $30 to $100
More information: 843-723-9912, bit.ly/3rvrMs1
Image is important: showcasing political and cultural leaders
What: From the bust of Julius Caesar to portraits of Obama by Kehinde Wiley and Amy Sherald, there is great power in imagining political leadership. Join the Gibbes virtually to discuss the influence of visual culture on how we remember and view leaders.
When: 6 p.m. February 17
Price: $5 to $15
More information: 843-722-2706, bit.ly/3ovI0zE
What: Watchdogs of all kinds compete in water jumping contests. Competition waves run all day from Friday to Sunday, with finals on Sunday afternoon.
When: 10 a.m. from February 18 to 20
Where: Brittlebank Park, 185 Lockwood Drive, Charleston
Price: $28 to $70
More information: bit.ly/3B1FDJU
What: Watch art demonstrations, listen to live music, and view works by local and guest artists at participating Freshfields Village retail stores.
When: 4 p.m. February 18
Where: Freshfields Village, 165 Village Green Drive, Kiawah Island
More information: 843-768-6491, bit.ly/3guioie
Alton Brown live
What: Alton Brown hits the road with a new cooking variety show featuring comedy, music, highly unusual cooking demonstrations and potentially dangerous science tricks. If Brown is calling for volunteers, think twice.
When: 7:30 p.m. on February 18
Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston
Price: $35 to $65
More information: 843-529-5000, bit.ly/3ovIV34
Walking tour: borough houses
What: Join curators from Drayton Hall and leaders from the Center for Heirs on a tour of the historic African-American neighborhood of Ansonborough. The tour will cover the founding of the neighborhood by people who were once enslaved at Drayton Hall and the continued gentrification of the area.
When: 10 a.m. on February 19
Where: Liberty Square, 340 Concord St., Charleston
Price: $40 to $45
More information: 843-769-2600, bit.ly/3owmmLx
Cupid’s Undie Run
What: Join other underwater racers for a one-mile run followed by an epic dance party. The event supports those affected by NF, a genetic condition affecting one in 3,000 births.
When: noon on February 19
Where: Loggerhead Beach Grill, 123 W. Ashley Ave., Folly Beach
SEWE—Desert Caw Caw Combing
What: Explore a cypress/tupelo swamp, lowland hardwood forest, and freshwater and saltwater marshes with a naturalist along trails frequented by Lowcountry wildlife.
When: 1:30 p.m. on February 19
Where: Caw Caw Interpretive Center, 5200 Savannah Hwy., Ravenel
More information: 843-795-4386, bit.ly/3HxSINn