Lowcountry Lowdown: Things to Do June 14-16

Charleston Riverdogs vs Greenville Drive

DATE: Friday, June 14 -Sunday, June 16
TIME: Varies
LOCATION: Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park
Cost: Varies

There’s baseball at The Joe all weekend with the Riverdogs taking on the Greenville Drive. Friday is Live 5 Night and Saturday Balloon Night, inspired by Disney Pixar’s Up, everyone will get a balloon for the big balloon release at the game!

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Oyster Reef Build and Cleanup

DATE: Friday, June 14
TIME: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
LOCATION: Mosquito Beach Rd.
Cost: Free

Spend a beautiful morning on the marsh — and help restore the oyster beds of Mosquito Beach!

Join Preserve the Gullah, the Charleston Surfrider Foundation and the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (South Carolina Oyster Restoration and Enhancement, or SCORE program) and the South Carolina Aquarium to build an oyster reef with recycled oyster shells and do a litter clean-up at historic Mosquito Beach on James Island.

Friendly Reminders:

  • Everyone should wear closed-toed shoes (no crocs or flip flops!) and clothes you do not mind getting a little dirty or wet.
  • SCDNR will provide water, gloves, sunscreen, first aid, bug spray, and cups for water. We encourage volunteers to be eco-friendly and bring their own refillable bottles.
  • This is a kid-friendly event for children 10 years old and older.

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Diner en Blanc

DATE: Friday, June 14
TIME: 5 p.m.
LOCATION: TBA
Cost: $53

This is the most secret dinner party you will probably ever hear about…or possibly attend.  At this event, participants gather in a top-secret location dressed in all white and dine just as those in the high French society would.

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Charleston Fashion Week Event No. 2

DATE: Friday, June 14
TIME: 7-10 p.m.
LOCATION: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.
Cost: $40 – $125

This stylish event will dazzle with mixed media performances and dreamy runway shows. Shop a showcase of on-the-rise fashion designers and makers, discover on-trend looks for Summer, strike a pose with Lexus, sip yummy refreshments and nosh on tasty treats. This is one event you should not miss!

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Cooper River Bridge in Charleston, South Carolina.

Shaggin' on the Cooper

DATE: Saturday, June 15
TIME: 8 p.m.
LOCATION: Mount Pleasant Pier
Cost: $8 early, $10 at the gate

The Charleston County Parks’ Shaggin’ on the Cooper take place this Saturday at the Mount Pleasant Pier. gates open at 7 p.m., and music begins at 8. This season you’ll dance the night away to live bands throughout the season!

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Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series 2019

DATE: Sunday, June 16
TIME: On-site registration 6-7 a.m., race 7:15 a.m.
LOCATION: James Island County Park
Cost: $55 and up

The five-race Charleston Sprint Triathlon Series at James Island County Park features a 600-yard freshwater swim, 12-mile bike ride, and 5K flat run. Over 30,000 people have raced the series over the years, and the series has been honored as one of the Top Ten Charleston Signature Sports Events by the Charleston Metro Sports Council.

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The Charleston Forum

DATE: Sunday, June 16
TIME: 4-6 p.m.
LOCATION: Charleston Music Hall
Cost: $5

Join various speakers addressing issues regarding the Emanuel AME Church shooting, and be a part of the conversation about making a change.

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