Happy Friday, everyone! It’s time for the Friday Five, our list of five local happenings around the Lowcountry throughout weekend. Choose from two oyster roasts benefitting great causes, a themed brunch, a celebration of children everywhere, and more! Whatever you choose to do, the staff and agents at Johnson & Wilson Real Estate Company wish you a safe and happy weekend.
Fans of The Breakfast Club and other 1980s films and music will enjoy Cannon Green’s 80s Beats + Brunch on Sunday. From 10:30am until 2:30pm, have your Sunday brunch with a healthy dose of tunes from your favorite ’80s movies and Billboard Top Charts.
The 30th Annual KidsFair takes place this Saturday at the Gaillard Center from 11am until 5pm. With an annual attendance of over 10,000 people and growing, KidsFair mission is about “empowering, enlightening, and educating children and families about health, wellness, and education.” Celebrate children with over 100 exciting and educational hands-on activities and exhibits along with entertainment throughout the day. Brought to you by the Jewish Community Center Without Walls in partnership with the City of Charleston, the event benefits students, scholarships, and organizations in the community that share the KidsFair mission.
Pork & Pearls pig and oyster roast returns to Daniel Island this Saturday on the Grand Lawn of Volvo Car Stadium from 3-7pm. Presented by the Daniel Island Property Owners Association, this annual event benefits Windwood Family Services, an organization celebrating more than thirty years of providing Help, Hope, & Healing to abused and neglected children in South Carolina. Pork & Pearls features live music, adult libations, a kids’ zone, and of course, all you can eat oysters and barbeque.
If one oyster roast isn’t enough for you this weekend, head on out to the Dill Sanctuary Saturday from 12-3pm for the Charleston Museum’s Annual Oyster Roast. Listen to live music from Dallas Baker & Friends, shuck oysters, eat delicious barbecue from Sticky Fingers, and delight in fried deliciousness from Diggity Doughnuts. This year’s event is BYOB, so bring your coolers along with your blankets and chairs.
Roller derby is back this weekend! The Lowcountry Highrollers face off against the Muscogee Roller Girls from Georgia in a double-header season opener on Saturday. The Highrollers’ Allstars will take on the Roller Girls’ Allstars at 5pm, and the Highrollers’ Bruisin’ Betties face the Roller Girls at 7pm in a battle of the best. Beer and wine will be available for purchase along with food from two food trucks: La’Son Anchor Grill and Holy City Cupcakes.