CRAFTS & LAFFS TUESDAZE (OCTOBER) | Tue., Oct. 18 | 7-10 p.m. | Harold’s Cabin, 247 Congress St., Charleston | $15 | The bartenders mix the crafts while local comedians serve up the laffs during stand-up comedy with live music from Aggie Flores.
Creative Flow Yoga in the Gallery | Wed., Oct. 19 | 6-7 p.m. | Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King Street, Charleston | $10.00 - $15.00 | Head to this weekly yoga class for a creative approach to Vinyasa yoga practice taught by Traci Gwozdz in the main gallery.
Dark History: Tragic Love and Tragic Loss Candlelight Tours | Wed., Oct. 19 - Sat., Oct. 22 | Times vary | Aiken-Rhett House Museum, 48 Elizabeth Street, Charleston | $40.00 | Limited tickets remain to step into some of the more dangerous and tragic sides of history and lived experience in Charleston.
BUBBLES AND BRUSHES | Thu., Oct. 20 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Magnolia Park and Community Garden, 720 Magnolia Rd. | $35 | Professional artist Sarah White will draw the designs on the canvas and provide steps for completion — bring your own drinks and snacks.
Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration | Thu., Oct. 20 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Public Works Art Center, 135 W. Richardson Ave., Summerville | Free | Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month through music, art, dancing, craft projects, and food.
Experience the life enhancing mind-body benefits of a gut reset in just 21 days. | Photo via Pexels
Scientifically speaking, you are more bacteria than human. Read: There are roughly 40 trillion bacteria cells in your body vs. 30 trillion human cells. It’s no surprise, then, that bacterial balance in the gut is tied to whole-body health, showing to increase energy levels, improve mood, bolster the immune system + enhance nutrient absorption.
Want to discover the mind-body benefits of a healthy gut? This November, locally-based Synchronicity is hosting a 21 Day Gut Reset program, designed to allow participants to experience the health improvements that occur from incorporating foods + daily habits that restore gut health.
Led by Winthrop University grad and Registered Dietitian Lauren Zimmerman, MS, RD, LD, the class includes:
Before + after body composition analysis
Recipes and meal templates
Community support via daily group chat
The session kicks off Sat., Oct. 29 via Zoom or at Synchronicity in Mount Pleasant, with the 21-day program starting Tues., Nov. 1.
Bonus: The $149 reservation fee is fully refunded upon compliance and completion of the program. Sign us up.*
Heads up, Charleston: Yesterday’s high temperature might have been 80º, but we’re expected to have cooler weather through the middle of the week from a cold front that arrived yesterday evening. Low temperatures may fall into the 30s and 40s for some areas. 🌡️ (WCBD)
Sunrise + sunset
Rise: 7:25 a.m.
Set: 6:45 p.m.
Low: 8:47 a.m. + 9:39 p.m.
High: 2:45 a.m. + 3:12 p.m.
A new sports barrecently opened on Johns Island. The Natural features an arcade area and plenty of televisions for watching football, plus localcraft beer + pubfare. Head to the spot at 3297 Maybank Hwy. from 11a.m. tomidnight every day. 🍺 (The Post and Courier)
The wait is (almost) over. We shared the scoop on Ruby’sNewYorkStyleBagels last week + the biz officially announced that it would be opening tomorrow morning at 7 a.m. Head over to 280 W. Coleman Blvd. to dig into 20+ flavors of NY-style bagels, 18 flavors of cream cheese, and a selection of sandwiches and salads. 🥯
Roper St. Francis Healthcare has officially broken ground on a 40,000-sqft, two-storyhealthcarecenter in Summerville, expected to open near the end of 2025. The $50 million center is set to include urgentcare and emergency medical care services + host primary care physicians and providers in the Sawmill development. 🚧 (The Post and Courier)
$1 million. That’s the total funding that DorchesterCountyhas received from the Emergency Rural Health Care Grant to renovate an 8,200-sqft building formerly used as a women’s detention center. The building may be converted into an urgent care facility at 100 Sears St. inSt.George, offering services like labwork + x-rays. The estimated cost of construction, set to end in 2024, is $2.5 million. 🧑⚕️ (WCSC)
Road work ahead: Expect lane closures in Berkeley County due to road work this week. Henry Brown Boulevard + Montague Plantation Road will be impacted through Sat., Oct. 22, joined by Henry Brown Boulevard at Firethorn Drive later this week. Make sure to plan accordingly, Holy City. 🚗 (WCBD)
Shellfish harvesting beds in Charleston County reopened this past weekend following a water inspection by the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control. ICYMI: Harvesting beds closedonThurs., Sept. 29 due to Hurricane Ian. 🦪 (WCSC)
Calling all foodies: Dig into this list of the 10 Newest Brunch Spots in Charleston, October 2022 to explore emerging brunch dishes like the short rib hash from Three Sirens + bacon, egg, andcheese from Holey City Bagels. 🥯 (Eater Carolinas)
Did you know we want to see your artwork on our products? We’re looking for freelance graphic designers in Charleston to work with us through our online retail store, and yes, you’d be getting paid for it. First, let’s get to know each other.
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We’re ready to “Eat Mor Chikin®" in Summerville. | Photo provided, Nadia Matson
Summerville’s Cane Bay community is getting a new tenant + it might look alittle familiar.
This Thursday, Chick-Fil-A Cane Bay will open its doors to begin serving the Summerville community and we’re pretty forkin’ excited.
To make it even sweeter: Chick-fil-A, Inc. plans to donate $25,000 to Feeding America in honor of the new digs at 1726 State Rd., which will be allocated to local partners. The new location is also providing 100 local heroes with free Chick-fil-A meals for a year.
Y’all know we’ve been in the fall spirit over here. Want to continue the seasonal treat search? Check out the restaurant’s new Autumn Spice Milkshake + the (returning) Grilled Spicy Deluxe Sandwich, available through November 12.
Today’s issue was written by Alexandra.
Editor’s pick: Many of you know that I’m aloyalVerdecustomer — whether that’s the Avondale, Long Point Road, Coleman Boulevard, or King Street locations.
If there are any other Verde fans out there(and I know there are), I’ve got good news for you: The business is celebrating 11 years today with a “v.i.pea” invite deal for a $3.65 salad. Sign up to receive your promo code using this form. That’s something to celebrate. 🥗
Missed yesterday’s newsletter? Take a look at your SEWE 2023 guide, here.