October 12, 2012

What are you doing this weekend, October 12-14?

The Charleston Regional Business Journal released their

weekly “10 Ways to Play” list, so you don’t have to do any of

the thinking, only the playing….

Coliseum/PAC Weekend

The Charleston Regional Business Journal released their weekly “10 Ways to Play” list, so you don’t have to do any of the thinking and more of the playing….

The North Charleston Coliseum vicinity will be hoppin’ this weekend. Tonight the New Orleans Hornets and Charlotte Bobcats take to the court in a preseason NBA game at 7:30 p.m. Comedian Wanda Sykes performs at 8 p.m. Friday. The Ultimate Doo-Wop Show is at 8 p.m. Saturday at the PAC. And the Stingrays kick off their 20th season on the ice vs. the Gwinnett Gladiators at 7:05 p.m. Saturday.
WHO: Hoops, comedy, hockey and doo-wop fans
WHEN: Today through Saturday
WHERE: North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center

Charleston Green Fair

Start and end the weekend at the Charleston Farmers Market with cooking demos, fitness classes and health and wellness information, food trucks, local bands, games and green living stuff to do and buy.
WHO: Greenies
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: Marion Square

Oktoberfest 5K Run-Walk

Run to the beer and brats while enjoying views of Patriots Point, the Cooper River Bridge, Charleston Harbor the USS Yorktown. The event benefits East Cooper Community Outreach.
WHO: East Cooper Breakfast Rotary
WHEN: 6 p.m. today
WHERE: Waterfront Memorial Park in Mount Pleasant

Superhero Soiree Fall Fundraiser

If you’ve ever wanted to don a mask and cape and cry, “To the bat cave!” now’s your chance. And it won’t even be weird — this time. Just be sure you’re at the event when you do it, not out on Meeting Street.
WHO: The Sustainability Institute
WHEN: 7-10:30 p.m. today
WHERE: Hibernian Hall, 105 Meeting St. in Charleston

Charleston Baby Show

Parents — new and expecting — can gather information on photographers, health care for mom and baby, clothing, resources and activities. Now, if you could just find someone to change the diapers.
WHO: Parents
WHEN: Noon to 5 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Hippodrome at Aquarium Wharf in Charleston

Halos Oyster Roast

Help abused and neglected children at this Helping And Lending Outreach Support fundraiser featuring oysters, beer, wine, games, music and prizes. Children are welcome.
WHO: Halos
WHEN: 4-6:30 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Cottage on the Creek on Shem Creek in Mount Pleasant

Plantation Days

Once a year, visitors experience parts of life on the plantation — pottery, coopering, cotton and rice processing, and candlemaking. To their credit, they address slavery head-on with a historical tour.
WHO: Middleton Place
WHEN: Saturday and Sunday
WHERE: All over the plantation

Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch

Pick your carving pumpkin, take a hayride and enjoy a ton of activities and games. What a great way to tire out your little pumpkins this weekend.
WHO: Boone Hall
WHEN: 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. through Saturday; 1-6 p.m. Sunday
WHERE: Boone Hall in Mount Pleasant

Masterworks Series

The CSO opens its season on a dramatic note with compositions about fate and the heavens, including Gustav Holst’s popular orchestral suite The Planets, with its seven unique movements and large orchestra.
WHO: Charleston Symphony Orchestra
WHEN: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday; open dress rehearsal at 7 p.m. today
WHERE: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. in Charleston

Piecing Together the Past with Archaeology

Dig into history with local archaeologists and tour dig sites where Native American and colonial finds have been unearthed. Join in such activities as piecing together pottery and a scavenger hunt.
WHO: Charles Towne Landing
WHEN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday
WHERE: 1500 Old Towne Road in Charleston


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