"these arms of mine" by Melinda Mead Scharstein
Looking to make some weekend plans? Here's our roundup of events happening in Charleston this weekend. Go, have fun, be merry, and post pictures—if you post using the hashtag #chsgrit, your photos could be published on the site!
Melinda Mead Scharstein: from/here
December 12 | 5:00–8:00 p.m.
In an exhibit two years in the making, Scharstein's photographs explore how our city's structures, many abandoned and forgotten, represent Charleston's rapid evolution, how our emotions and memories are inherently tied to these structures, and what the concept of "New Charleston" entails for our city's landscape.
Danielle Wyckoff: from whence, into which
December 12 | 5:30–9:00 p.m.
Allow yourself to become absorbed by the transcendent beauty of Danielle Wyckoff's installation, which explores themes of love and interconnectedness.
Static in the Snow Art Show with A Little Holiday Market
December 12 | 6:00–9:00 p.m.
Featuring works by Seth Ryan-Nelson Corts, Lisa Shimko, Riki Matsuda, Jeanette Louise, Bennett Goodman, and Lisa Abernathy, the fifth annual edition of Static in the Snow is sure to get you in the holiday spirit. Make sure to check out the affordable local wares at A Little Holiday Market.
The Fix Presents Lectra Lust + Post-Cobra
December 12 | 9:00 p.m.
Grand Opening of Barrel House Spirits
December 13 | 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Avondale Holiday Winterfest
December 13 | 12:00–6:00 p.m.
Avondale Point Business District
Still haven't started your holiday shopping? No worries. Suport local businesses and artisans at this community-wide event, which includes wares from Holy Smoke Olive Oil, Ink Meets Paper, Zoe Natural Creations, and Hermosa Jewelry.
Hopeful Holidays Gift Drive
December 13 | 12:00–8:00 p.m.
Tis the season to give back. Have your picture taken with Santa, gather round the keg Christmas tree, and enjoy food from Pat's Big Boned BBQ and the release of Holy City's Christmas Seasonal Julbocken at this gift drive for the MUSC Institute of Psychiatry. (Note: gifts must be unwrapped, and please, no gifts that depict violence.)
Frances Cone | Owen Beverly | Volcanoes In the Kitchen
December 13 | 9:00 p.m.
Second Sunday Holiday Edition
December 14 | 1:00–5:00 p.m.
Two words: free parking. Three words: special holiday discounts. Four words: drinking on the street. Five words: street musicians and holiday tunes.
ROYAL AMERICAN BIKER OYSTER ROAST
December 14 | 2:00 p.m.
Get revved up at the second annual Royal American Biker Oyster Roast, featuring live music from First World Problems and Isabelle's Gift, a tattoo contest sponsored by Roses and Ruins, and a bike show sponsored by American Biker. It's gonna be a wild one.
Jamie Resch and The Frontment
December 14 | 8:30 p.m.
Cozy up with a bowl of curry and a craft beer and listen to the country stylings of Jamie Resch.