Charleston Friday Five // August 6th, 2021

Hello August and hello Friday! Kick off this first weekend of August with family fun before the kids head back to school later this month! See a RiverDogs game, learn to kayak or attend a dance party! Read on for this week’s Friday Five!

Take me out to the ballgame! Charleston RiverDogs play the Augusta GreenJackets all weekend at Joseph P Riley, Jr. park. Tickets start at $8. Fireworks show after the game! 

Gear up for the Sweet Tea Festival with the Sweet Tea Trail Tour in Summerville! Tours are available each day this weekend beginning at Hutchinson Square. This tour leads guests around the historic homes of Summerville! Tour begins at 10 am and goes till noon. 

Dance your heart out at a 80s vs 90s music video dance party at Charleston Music Hall! DJ Ede takes you on a musical journey through 80s and 90s music videos on a full sized movie screen. Favorites from Prince, Madonna, Briney, and NSYNC are sure to take you back to your teenage years! 80s and 90s dress encouraged! A costume contest and winning decade vote will be held at midnight! The party starts Friday at 9pm! Tickets are just $5!

Learn a new sport! Have you always wanted to learn to kayak? Learn the basics of kayaking at James Island County Park on Saturday August 7th from 2 to 5 pm. Ages 16 and up are invited to learn the fundamentals and kayak through Lowcountry marshes! Register online here

“Start spreadin’ the news”... Joe Clarke Big Band will be at Forte Jazz Lounge every first Saturday of the month through the end of the year!  The band will showcase their Frank Sinatra series at 7pm and 9:30! Catch their first show this Saturday! 

The agents and staff at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate wish you a safe weekend!


Charleston Friday Five // July 30th, 2021


It’s Friday once again, which means it’s time for the Friday Five, our weekly roundup of five fun events happening in the Charleston area over the weekend. See the Harlem Globetrotters, attend a local comedy show, participate in a charity fishing tournament and more. The staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very happy and safe weekend!
Get your head in the game with the Harlem Globetrotters on their Spread Game Tour! This is a basketball game unlike any other! The Harlem Globetrotters are an exhibition basketball team that combines theater and comedy with the sport. The team will play at 7pm July 30th at the North Charleston Coliseum.

Tonight is the B.A.S.I.C. Live Festival in Summerville at Doty Park Depot! This festival will feature four music sets from varying bands. The first set starts at 5pm and will jam all night until 10 pm! Tickets start at $10. 

Need a date night idea? Island Bar & Lounge in Summerville is hosting the Cutt Up Comedy Show tonight July 30th! Catch performances from local comedians like Justice Williams, and Coogi Harris! Doors open at 7 and the show starts at 8. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.

The 2nd annual Catch 'Em For A Cause Fishing Tournament will take place tomorrow, Saturday July 31s throughout the Lowcountry! This event, benefitting youth health from trauma and post 9/11 veterans is a catch, photograph, and release tournament. As a ‘fish in place’ event, contestants can fish from wherever they choose and submit their photo entries online to be judged virtually! Register here!

Shop local artists and farmers at the Sunday Brunch Farmers Market! This market is open year round every Sunday 11 am to 3 pm at The Pour House. Grab a bite to eat and enjoy the live music!


Columbia Friday Five // July 30th, 2021



Hello Friday! It’s time for the Friday Five, our weekly roundup of five fun events happening in the Columbia area over the weekend. From tribute bands to charity events, there’s something for everyone happening this weekend! The staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very happy and safe weekend! 

Shot Thru the Heart, the Bon Jovi Experience. Jam out to Bon Jovi’s greatest hits tonight, Friday July 30th at the Senate downtown! Shot Thru The Heart is a Jon Bovi tribute bank that delivers high energy hits staying true to Bon Jovi’s original recordings. Buy tickets on The Senate’s website here

Barn Sale! Shop antique and estate items July 31st 7 - noon at THE FARM 1730. This farm has been around for centuries collecting all sorts of fun things! Before their big reopening in the fall, they want to let Columbia in on their first ever Barn Sale! If you love DIY projects and making old things new, this is the sale for you.

5th Annual EmPOWERment walk for Women and Families will be held this Saturday, July 31st 8 am to noon. This is a free event benefiting the women and families of Hannah House and Samaritan Wells. Join them for a morning of fitness at  2018 Main Street. They are collecting donations for Hannah House like paper products, toothpaste and food pantry items!

You’ve heard of Christmas in July but what about Halloween in July? The Art Bar is hosting Halloween on July Saturday July 31st with live music and spooky drinks! Wear your favorite costume and celebrate with them from 6 pm on!

Need a good stretch after the long work week? Then bring a mat to Femme x Columbia on Sunday, August 1st from 4- 5 pm for a guided stretching class. The class will use a variety of passive and active stretches to lengthen muscles, increase flexibility, and release tension. It gets better! From 5 to 6 pm, enjoy a complimentary wine tasting!


Charleston Friday Five // July 23rd, 2021

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We hope you had a peaceful yet productive week! It’s time for our weekly round up of events happening around town this weekend! From outdoor yoga to National Tequila Day events, there’s something for everyone in Charleston this weekend! 

Happening tonight! America's largest interactive mystery dinner show! The Dinner Detective is hosting its first show tonight at the Embassy Suites Convention Center! Unlike other dinner shows, this murder mystery show happens around you. Who knows! Someone you came with may be caught in the act! The Dinner Detective has become the largest murder mystery show in the US since opening in L.A. in 2004. You’ve gotta see what all the hype is about! Catch a show while they are in town!

Celebrate the full moon tonight with a Happy Hour Concert Series. This is Charleston's longest running happy hour concert series! Located at the Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina. Free parking is available on the road leading to the Harbor club. Tonight the series features Mr Holland’s Oates - A Tribute to Hall & Oates. 

Join Charleston Yoga instructor, Reagan Sobel for yoga at Firefly Distillery. This event is meant for yogis of all levels. This class will help you find your light and connect with nature just in time for the wonderful weather expected this weekend.  Afterclass hang around for live music, food trucks and of course, Firefly Distillery drinks! Class is $10 a person. Be sure to bring your own yoga mat and water! This is a recurring event every Saturday at 11 am. 

Tomorrow is National Tequila Day! Head to your local Mex 1 for sweet drink specials and steller bands! West Ashley’s Mex 1 will be hosting the Jaykob Kendrick Band from 6 - 9 pm. Mex 1 locations include West Ashley, Park West and Sullivan’s Island. 

Sunday Funday! North Charleston’s Snafu Brewing is hosting Sunday Funday with Drunk Tony’s Food Truck! The truck will be serving fried ravioli, pasta, gnocchi and salad. Guests are sure to leave with full tummies! Don’t forget to try one of Safu’s specialty sour beers while you're there! 

Johnson & Wilson Real Estate is wishing you a wonderful weekend! Let us know on facebook if you attend one of these events!


Charleston Friday Five // July 23rd, 2021

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Another hot Columbia week in the books! Whether you were busy taking the kids to camp or hustling in the office, we hope you find peace this weekend to reflect and relax. For your convenience, we’ve picked out a variety of activities to check out around Columbia this weekend! Read on!

Flannel Fest is happening tonight 6-10 pm at Icehouse Amphitheater! See multiple rock bands throughout the night for just $12.00 a ticket. You won’t want to miss these Nirvana, Stone Temple Pilots, and Alice in Chains tribute bands! 

Catch up with the girls tomorrow morning at Bacon and Bubbles. Hosted by The Grand on Main, this brunch offers it all; a four course brunch featuring five prosecco cocktails to compliment each bacon dish! This special event will take place tomorrow, saturday July 24th noon to 2 pm.

Free admission for kids this weekend for Cosmetically Cool Fun at the South Carolina State Museum! Enjoy science exhibits, tours, planetarium experiences and light shows. While the kids are out of school for the summer this is a great opportunity to spark their creative minds! 

Get outdoors! Head to Saluda Shoals Park for Paddle and Pint tonight 6 - 8:30 pm. Paddle around the lower Saluda for an hour before sampling beer with Columbia Craft. 

Visit Columbia's newest mural at The 9 Columbia for a picture or selfie! The painted mural by Columbia artist Christine Crawford reads “Spurs Up '' and features Columbia landmarks such as Williams-Brice Stadium, the Horseshoe, Pride, and the Gervais Street Bridge. 

Johnson & Wilson Real Estate is wishing you a wonderful weekend! Let us know on facebook if you attend one of these events!



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