Lowcountry Lowdown May 28th – May 31st

There's a lot to do in the Lowcountry this holiday weekend. Celebrate Memorial Day however you want, at one of these events!

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Piccolo Spoleto

42nd Annual Piccolo Spoleto
When: May 28- June 13
Where: Various locations

17 days of arts, dance, music and creative celebration! Opening weekend events include:

Friday, May 28
Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Show
Wragg Square 342 Meeting St. Downtown.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Charleston Fanfare
Cannon Park 131 Rutledge Ave. Downtown.
6 p.m.
Kick off Piccolo Spoleto 2021 with a celebration of Charleston’s iconic musical traditions with CSO brass, Gracie & Lacy, and more.

Saturday, May 29
Piccolo Spoleto Crafts Show
Wragg Square 342 Meeting St. Downtown.
10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Sunday, May 30
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iccolo Spoleto Crafts Show
Wragg Square 342 Meeting St. Downtown.
11 a.m.-5 p.m.

Musical Program
Wragg Square 342 Meeting St. Downtown.
12 p.m.
A delightful offering from local talents working in a range of styles.

Classical Promenade
Hampton Park 30 Mary Murray Blvd.
6 p.m.
Enjoy a leisurely evening stroll punctuated by performances featuring Charleston’s finest classical muscians, including Yuriy Bekker and CSO string quartet, a trio led by CSO principal flutist Jessica Hull-Dambaugh, and “Social Distance-SING” with Holy City Arts & Lyric Opera.

Monday, May 31
Memorial Day Concert
Hampton Park 30 Mary Murray Blvd. Downtown.
3 p.m.
Celebrate Memorial Day with a stirring patriotic concert performed by the Charleston Concert Band. Note change in venue for 2021.

Dance Programs
Hampton Park 30 Mary Murray Blvd. Downtown.
7 p.m.
Annex Dance Company and Unbound Ballet Collective share the bill for this evening of contemporary work, including premiere work and pieces in re-imagined settings.

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Live 5 Night at the RiverDogs

RiverDogs vs. Fayetteville Woodpeckers
When: Friday, May 28, 7:05 p.m.
Where: Joe Riley Stadium

It’s Red Shirt Friday, Military Appreciation Day and Fireworks Friday! The RiverDogs also play Saturday at 6:05 p.m. and Sunday at 5:05 p.m.

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Charleston Memorial Day Weekend Block Party

Charleston Memorial Day Weekend Block Party
When: Saturday, May 29, 12-3 p.m.
Where: Tanger Outlets, North Charleston

Head out for a Memorial Day Weekend Block Party at the Flagpole Courtyard. Enjoy shopping, karaoke, prizes, food trucks, music, games, giveaways and more!

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Safe Sounds at Firefly

Safe Sounds at Firefly with Idlewild Revival- a Tribute to the Allman Brothers
When: Saturday, May 29 at 6 p.m.
Where: Firefly Distillery

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That Big Book Sale

Where: Omar Shrine Auditorium, Mount Pleasant

Starts: 9a.m. Saturday & 10a.m. Sunday

Browse and buy from over 60 thousand books. Prices start at $1 and there will be food trucks on site. This event is hosted by Charleston Friends of the Library.

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