Labor Day Weekend is here, Charleston. If you’re looking to switch things up from the regular pool and beach activities. We’ve rounded up eight things to do around town to make the most of the holiday weekend.
First Friday BBQ & Bluegrass | Friday, Sept 1 | 6-9 p.m. | Commonhouse Aleworks, 4831 O’Hear Ave., North Charleston
- Start your holiday weekend with barbecue, bluegrass, and beer. Southern Flavor Bluegrass Band will headline the evening with some tunes + Big Boned BBQ will provide all eats.
Edisto Beach Shag Festival | Friday, Sept.1-Sunday, Sept. 3 | Bay Creek Park, 3706 Dock Site Rd., Edisto Beach
- Enjoy family fun at the annual Edisto Beach Shag Festival with six live bands, arts and crafts vendors, food trucks and more.
Country beach concert | Saturday, Sept. 2 | 6-10 p.m. | The Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd., Isle of Palms
- Catch a live show at the Windjammer. Country star Conner Smith will bring the sounds for a fun show at the beach.
Charleston Craft Beer Cruises | Saturday, Sept. 2 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St., Charleston
- These weekly cruises feature beers from some of Charleston’s best craft breweries
Lowcountry Jazz Festival | Sunday, Sept. 3 | Gaillard Center, 95 Calhoun St., Charleston | 7:30 p.m.
- Jazz up your weekend at the 17th annual festival, celebrating vibrant sounds of award-winning musicians. Although day one is sold out. Tickets are still available for day two.
The Prom at Dock Street Theater | Runs until Sunday, Sept. 17 | Times vary | Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., Charleston
- Support the local arts community by catching a show downtown. This musical comedy follows four Broadway stars searching for a way to restore their failing careers.
Labor Day at the museum | Monday, Sept. 4 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Charleston Museum, 300 Meeting St., Charleston
- Stop by Charleston Museum’s special collections, historic houses, and exhibitions to learn about the Lowcountry’s natural and cultural history.
Michaelangelo’s Sistine Chapel | Runs until October | Times vary | Festival Hall, 56 Beaufain St., Charleston
- Use this weekend to travel to the Sistine Chapel in downtown Charleston and marvel at the life-size duplicates of the famous artwork of Michelangelo.