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September PlanAhead: Your September Charleston events calendar

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PlanAhead: September | Image by the 6AM City team

September is in full swing – and to help you soak up the last days of summer, we’re rounding up some of the top local events (both virtual and in-person) to help you stay connected. ☀️  

Disclaimer: It is up to readers’ discretion to determine whether they feel comfortable participating in the following events based on COVID-19 protocols and precautions. If you have questions, please contact the event’s organizers directly.

Monday, September 7-Sunday, September 13

Monday, Sept. 7

Cause
Active Duty Military Recognition | 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | $20, free with military ID | Free general admission for active-duty military personnel + their families to thank you for your service.

Show
Bud Light Seltzer Beach Series with Josh Hughett | 6 p.m. | Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd. | Free | Capacity is limited.

Active
Million Womxn’s March | 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Ln. | Free | A walk to inspire women to lead through diversity + inclusivity. Registration includes a face mask + hand sanitizer.

Tuesday, Sept. 8

Talk
Everything Beautiful Tour | 8-9 p.m. | Virtual | $40+ | Join Jenna Bush Hager on her virtual book tour to celebrate the release of “Everything Beautiful in Its Time.”

Cause
Kiawah Island Litter Sweep | 9-10:30 a.m. | Mingo Point, 876 Kiawah Island Pkwy. | Free | Help keep one of Charleston’s favorite beaches clean + its wildlife healthy.

Wednesday, Sept. 9

Dish
Vegan Brews + BBQ | 7-11 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co., 289 Huger St. | Free | California-based pop-up vendor Southern Fried Vegan sets up shop at the Palmetto Brewing Company.

TryThis
Hampton Mill Model Tour | 12-1:30 p.m. | 2804 Pinelog Ln. | Free | Tour a model home in the new James Island housing community. Kids are invited + encouraged to test out the pirate-themed playground.

Show
Sill Crow Virtual Concert | Wed., Sept. 9 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | The North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center is hosting this free concert that can be streamed on YouTube + Facebook Live.

Thursday, Sept. 10

Art
Virtual Tour with Jonathan Green | 2:30-3:30 p.m. | Virtual | $15+ | The Gibbes Museum presents artist Jonathan Green’s “Building a Legacy: The Vibrant Vision Collection of Jonathan Green + Richard Weedman.”

Talk
Children of Holocaust Survivors Panel | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free 

Outdoor
Paws on the Patio | 6-8 p.m. | Burtons Grill + Bar, 1218 Belk Drive | $30 | Bring your pups to Burtons Grill at the Mount Pleasant Towne Centre to enjoy happy hour + support the Charleston Animal Society.

Friday, Sept. 11

WaterCooler
2020 Malibu Open Pro Waterski Festival | Sept. 11 + 12 | Times vary | Trophy Lakes, 3050 Marlin Rd. | $5 | Watch the world’s best professional water skiers compete + enjoy live music and food from local vendors.

Active
Lighthouse Inlet Bird Walk | 8:30-10:30 a.m. | 1750 East Ashley Ave. | $9

Show
Bud Light Seltzer Beach Series with Rotie + Jeff | 6 p.m. | Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd. | Free | Capacity is limited.
Gino Castillo + the Cuban Cowboys | 7-9:30 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy | $10

Saturday, Sept. 12

Active
Firefly Yoga | 11 a.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave. | $10 | Join instructor Reagan Sobel for a safe + socially distanced yoga class. 

Outdoor
Butterfly Bash | 9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | $10+ | Magnolia Plantation encourages guests to come learn all about butterflies.

Art
Saturday Morning Art Camp: Brighten Our World | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Gibbes Museum, 135 Meeting St. | $55+ | Children ages 7-10 invited to attend. There is a limited class capacity + masks are required.
Creating Characters + Stories: Illustration Workshop | 2-4 p.m. | Gibbes Museum, 135 Meeting St. | $55+ | Children ages 8-11 invited to attend. There is a limited class capacity + masks are required.

Outdoor
David Bourne 9/11 Memorial Ride | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | Low Country Harley-Davidson, 4707 Dorchester Rd. | Free

Show
“Weird Science” 80’s Favorites | 6 p.m. | Windjammer, 1008 Ocean Blvd. | $10
Virtual Performance: Trumpet Legends | 7:30-9 p.m. | Virtual | $10
Warfare MMA | 5-11 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum and Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Dr. | $25+

Sunday, Sept. 13

Outdoor
Dog Day Afternoon | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd. | $12 | Tickets must be purchased online by Sun., Sept. 12.

Monday, September 14-Sunday, September 20

Monday, Sept. 14

Art
Mini Sign Workshop | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Board + Brush, 1300 Savannah Hwy Suite #2 | $35 

Tuesday, Sept. 15

Learn
Genealogical Resources of the South Carolina Historical Society | 1-2 p.m. | Virtual | $10+ | Learn all about the archives used for decades to trace family ties throughout South Carolina.

Wednesday, Sept. 16

Network
N.E.N.O Summit | Sept. 16+17 | Begins at 8 a.m. | Citadel Mall, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $79+ | “An event merging a dynamic network of entrepreneurs, investors, corporations, collaborators, non-profits, students and professionals.”

Thursday, Sept. 17

Show
Charlton Singleton Quartet at Forte Jazz Lounge | 7-11 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge, 477 King St. | $20 

Friday, Sept. 18

Show
Summer Comfort: Songs Around the Campfire | 8 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company, 1647 King St. Ext. | $25

Saturday, Sept. 19

Outdoor
The POHO Backyard Market | 12:30-4:30 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | Free | This backyard market will feature live music + food along with goods from local artists, vintage collectors + makers. 

Learn
Pirates to Patriots: Living History at a Social Distance | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, 122 E. Bay St. | Included with regular museum admission | All ages are welcome. 

Sunday, Sept. 20

Drink
Co-Op Frosé Pop Up | 12-4 p.m. | Slightly North of Broad, 192 E. Bay St. | Co-Op will be offering four frosé flavors while SNOB serves all of your brunch favorites.

Monday, September 21-Sunday, September 27

Monday, Sept. 21

Learn
Ashley River History Tour + Shark Tooth Hunting | 5-7 p.m. | Northbridge Park | $30+ | Travel along the river + hear the history of the Ashley River while learning how to find shark’s teeth.

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Tuesday, Sept. 22

Art
‘Paint Your Pet’ Party | 6-8 p.m. | Jalisco Taqueria + Tequila, 1271 Folly Rd. | $60 | The venue will be following safety protocol, including capping the event off at 12 guests. All sales are final. 

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Wednesday, Sept. 23

Learn
Homeschool Event: Fish in the Estuary | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Fort Johnson Marine Resource Complex, 217 Fort Johnson Rd. | Free

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Thursday, Sept. 24

Cause
Drink Beer. Save Turtles. At Indigo Reef Brewing Company | 4-9 p.m. | Indigo Reef Brewing Company, 2079 Wambaw Creek | $1 per pint | A portion of beer proceeds will be donated to the Turtle Survival Alliance.
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-26 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity. 

Outdoor
Marsh Madness | 2:30-4 p.m. | Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Dr. | $10+ | Take a walk through the forests + marshes to learn about the wildlife that lives at Dill Sanctuary.

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Friday, Sept. 25

Show
The Grateful Brothers | 6 p.m. + 8:30 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $10 | The evening will be split into 2 shows. Tickets are sold separately.

Learn
Social Distance Learning | 5 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Join the Slave Dwelling Project for their Facebook Live event touring Magnolia Plantation.

Cause
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-26 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity. 

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Saturday, Sept. 26

Art
Fall Make + Take + Sidewalk Extravaganza | 12-5 p.m. | Board + Brush Charleston, 1300 Savannah Hwy. | $15 | Choose from one of their Halloween or fall designs + head over to the sidewalk sale to shop curbside for Halloween + fall decor. 

Outdoor
Lowcountry Splash 2020 | 7 a.m.-12 p.m. | Lowcountry Splash, 586 Lone Tree Dr. | $35-$150 | Lowcountry Splash proceeds will be donated to Lowcountry Aquatic Project Swimming (LAPS). The largest donor will receive a lifetime registration to The Splash.

Cause
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-30 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity.
Going Places Silent Auction + Fundraiser | 7-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Help raise money to support a non-profit organization that donates bikes to children in the community.

Show
Safe Sounds at Firefly: Music Series | 6:30 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave. | $27.50+ | Enjoy live music from The Dave Matthews Tribute Band.

Shop
Plant Sale Extravaganza | 4-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd. | Visit the restaurant to eat, drink + shop for plants from Soil + Soul Nursery.

TryThis
ChoptoberFest | 12-11 p.m. | The Bearded Ax, 1077 E. Montague Ave. | $24+ | Grab a beer + an ax to join in on chugging competitions, costume contests, ax throwing + more.

Citadel
Collegiate School of Innovation & Robotics: “Innovation for Everyone” | 10-11 a.m. | The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St. | Free | An informational meeting for those interested in pursuing a degree in robotics.

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.   

Sunday, Sept. 27

Cause
Fourth Annual Lowcountry Dog Adoption Event | 1-5 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | Free
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-26 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity. 

Festival
Wedding Festivals Fall Charleston | 1-4 p.m. | Charleston Marriott, 170 Lockwood Blvd. | $8+ | “The Lowcountry’s largest gathering of local brides + businesses.”

Show
Motown Throwdown | 6 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $10

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC feel like home.

Monday, September 28-Wednesday, September 30

Monday, Sept. 28

Show
Mondays are for Music | 6-9 p.m. | The Purple Buffalo, 2702 Azalea Dr. | Free | Enjoy live music performances from some of Charleston’s local artists.

Cause
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-30 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity.
100 Hole Hike Golf Marathon | All day | Wescott Plantation, 5000 Wescott Club Dr. | Donations encouraged | Players will participate in 100 holes of golf to raise money for local youth to enjoy free golf, scholarships + inclusive programs in the Lowcountry.

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC, feel like home.  

Tuesday, Sept. 29

Cause
Trident United Way + American Red Cross Blood Drive | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Red Cross Chapter Office, 2424 City Hall Ln. | Free by Appointment | All donors will receive a COVID-19 antibody test + a coupon for a free coupon at Sports Clips.
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-30 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity. 

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC, feel like home.   

Wednesday, Sept. 30

Outdoor
Holy City Farmers Market | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free
Wine Down Wednesday | 5-7 p.m. | Olde Towne Creek County Park, 1400 Old Towne Rd. | $15 | Listen to live music, enjoy a glass of wine + order meals from local food trucks.

Cause
17th Annual CCC care • give • run | Sept. 24-30 | Virtual | $40 | All proceeds go toward the Carolina Children’s Charity.

Kids
Kid’s Night | 5-7 p.m. | Palmetto Clayground, 2150 Northwoods Blvd. #J-728 | $30 | No parents allowed! Drop off your kids for a fun night of painting + enjoy some much-needed time off.

Virtual
Lowcountry Listens: Charlton Singleton + Contemporary Flow | 6-6:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free

FeaturedEvent
10th Annual Mount Pleasant Business & Community Virtual EXPO | Sept. 21-30 | Virtual | Free | This year, the Mt. Pleasant Business & Community Expo will be virtual over 10 days, accessible by any smart mobile device. Learn more about the businesses that make Mt. Pleasant, SC, feel like home.