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!


Columbia Friday Five // July 16th, 2021


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Happy Friday Columbia! Read below for our weekend picks around town! The J&W staff wishes you a wonderful weekend!

Steel Hands Brewing is bringing all the fun this weekend! Hit the Peach Truck Tour at Steel Hands Brewing today, Friday July 16th 12 - 1:30 pm. Pre Order your peaches & pecans or pick them up at the event! Watch your favorite college football players compete at the Steel Hands Training Camp. Local players will compete to benefit Camp Cole On Saturday 4:30 - 10 pm. Admission to both events is free of charge!

Watch a stellar light show at the SC State Museum’s Planetarium. Friday Night Laser Lights is tonight 6 - 11 pm. The CGI visually choreography lasers are sure to impress the kids! Tickets start at $8.

Enjoy some of Columbia’s best food and beer at the Fairground this Saturday for South Carolina Food Truck & Beer Festival! 30 of South Carolina top food trucks and 50 national and local craft beers will be in attendance. The festival goes from noon to 5 pm. Eat and drink all day long! Admission is $5.

Take a trip back in time at the 1940s Canteen Dance! Join the American Italian Military Society Saturday July 17th at American Legion Post No. 7 Hall in Lexington for a nostalgic night! Music and dacinging begins at 7 pm. Vintage dress is encouraged! Dance through the night so sit back and enjoy the 40s entertainment. Bring a photo of your WWII family member to add to the WWII Memory Table. Tickets about ahead of time are $10 while tickets at the door go for $20. All WWII Veterans are admitted free!  

Stop into the grand opening of Lotus Thai Dining located at 7546 Garners Ferry Road. The new restaurant features traditional Thai and Vietnamese like pad thai, pho and sushi. This is a great opportunity to support Asian American Business in our community!



Charleston Friday Five // July 16th, 2021

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Hello Friday! Welcome to the Friday Five, our weekly roundup of five fun things happening around the Charleston area over the weekend. See the American Ballet Theater, the Barenaked Ladies in North Charleston, or celebrate national ice cream! Read on for our top picks of the weekend! Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a wonderful weekend! 

Take me out to the ball game! The Charleston RiverDogs play the Augusta Greenjackets tonight, Friday July 16th at 7:05 at the Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park. Tonight they will honor veterans with a fireworks show and encourage spectators to wear red, white and blue! Tickets start at $8. 

Catch the Barenaked Ladies at the North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center on July 16. Barenaked Ladies is a Candian rock band best known for the Big Bang Theory Theme song, ‘One Week, and ‘The Old Apartment’. This concert was rescheduled after their cancelling at Volvo Car Stadium July 2020 due to COVID.  See ticket information here.

Celebrate the five year anniversary of Two Blokes Brewing in Mount Pleasant. Food trucks, music and drinks will be there all weekend for the brewery's largest party yet! A brand new bottle is launching tonight with limited supply available! Two Blokes will be giving away beer glasses and swag all weekend! Admission is free.

The American Ballet Theater is on the road this summer stopping in eight cities including Charleston. ABT will be performing 7:30 pm July 17th at the Citadel’s Summerall Field. Admission is free, but an RSVP is recommended. Click here for more information

Sunday is National Ice Cream Day! Head to Nexton Square in Summerville for free ice cream at the Info Cottage!



Columbia Friday Five // July 9th, 2021

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Hello Friday! It’s time for this week’s edition of the Friday Five, our weekly roundup of five fun things happening around the Columbia area over the weekend. No matter what you choose to do, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a very happy and safe weekend!


The Columbia Fireflies play the Charleston Riverdogs in Columbia this weekend at Segra Park! Games started on Tuesday and continue through Sunday the 11th. Tickets start at $10.00 and parking is $5 (card only). This is a great way to get your family outside this weekend! Be sure to wear sunscreen and bring water because it is sure to be a hot one!



The ‘Ironic Cutcain: Art from the Coviet Underground’ exhibit opens today July 9th at the Columbia Museum of Art. Talk with the collector and artists behind the exhibit and take advantage of extended hours (10 am - 8 pm)! Plus this event is FREE! Reserve your spot online here!


Begin your day with yoga on Boyd Plaza outside the Columbia Museum of Art. Zsofia Jilling of Kudzu Yoga will be leading an all-level Vinyasa yoga session for museum members and non-members 9 am Saturday July 10th. Registration in advance is required to ensure physical distance. Guests must bring their own mat. This session is $15 for the public / $12 for members. Tickets and details can be found at


Did someone say all you can eat blue crabs! Southeast Crab Festival at Saluda Shoals Park is back on July 10th! Offering the Low Country Coastal Heritage of outdoor cooking of fresh seafood, this festival brings Charleston to the Midlands. Festival goers get access to all you can eat fresh Blue Crabs, one side of Fish & Chips, Music and a Family Friendly Environment for the entire family.


Head to EdVenture Children's Museum with your kids for interactive science to ignite everyone's passion for learning. Exhibit topics range from biology, anatomy, journalism to aerospace! Tickets start at $11.00. The museum is open Monday - Saturday 9 am - 4 pm and Sunday 12 pm - 4 pm. 




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