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Betsey Geier

July 28: Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival - 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Riverfront Park 1001 Everglades Ave, $10

The Charleston Caribbean Jerk Festival celebrates the best in Caribbean food, culture and music. The top chefs in the Southeast will “bring it” in an effort to dethrone the 2017 champion Ma Gloria and claim the title of Top Jerk Chef 2018!

July 29: Not-So-Basic Brunch - 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. The Cedar Room. 701 E Bay St., $65

What’s better than Sunday morning shopping, music and brunch? Live music by DJ Cat Shell of Élan Artists, all-you-can-drink mimosas, champagne & cocktails and a brunch menu from Mercantile and Mash featuring avocado hash, quiches, sweets and much more!

July 29: HoM “Seventh Heaven” Anniversary Party - all day. HoM Charleston. 563 King Street, Burger and Drink specials

July 29: Budweiser Bikini Bash - 3 p.m. - 6 .p.m The Windjammer. 1008 Ocean Blvd

For more than 30 years, the Windjammer Budweiser Bikini Bash has showcased some of “Charleston's finest bikini-clad ladies". If you're at least 18 years of age, you can participate to win the $500 prize!

July 30-31: Dragtime Cabaret - 8 p.m. & 9 p.m. Charleston Performing Arts Center. 873 Folly Rd., $20

August 2: Thursday Night Cornhole League - 6:30 p.m. - 9:15 p.m. My Father's Moustache. 1405 Ben Sawyer Blvd

Enjoy Bud Light and Burger specials while playing some cornhole with your friends or sign up as a free agent and they will find you a team of new friends.