Weekend Picks 2/13–2/14

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Annual Lava Luv Bake Sale

Lava Salon

February 13 | 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m. | Free

What’s better than eating sweets while getting pampered…NOTHING! Swing by Lava today for pay-what-you-will brow waxes and to indulge your sweet tooth. By purchasing a sweet or getting a service, you’re contributing to the continuing education of their stylists!



In Dreams: A David Lynch Inspired Art Show

Tua Lingua

February 13 | 6:00 p.m. | Free

Artists from near and far are coming together to display and sell pieces based on the work of David Lynch. In true Lynchian fashion, they'll be serving up cherry pie and some damn fine coffee from The Orange Spot Coffeehouse.




Beck to the Future: A Tribute to Beck

Charleston Pour House 

February 13 | 9:00 p.m. | $10 advance, $12 DOS

It's  2015 and we don't have hover boards yet. We know, it sucks, but at least we have some of Charleston's best musicians ready jam out on the absurdist, futurist funk of Beck Hansen. This tribute show will feature Jordan Igoe and members of Old You, Sexbruise?, The Outervention,  and Weigh Station.  Comb your "Devil's Haircut" and don't be a "Loser" because the Pour House is where it's at. 



Bendy Boozy Valentine Vinyasa

High Wire Distilling Co.

February 14 | 11:00 a.m. | $20

Does a keg stand count as a yoga pose? Sweat it out, then enjoy a couple cocktails from High Wire and some special Valentine's sweets. 



Show Some Love: A Park Circle Pop Up Shop

Perkins Eyecare & Eyewear

February 14 | 4:00 p.m. | Free

Pop in at the Park Circle Pop Up Shop for some amazing art, including sculptures by Alison Brynn Ross Illustration & Design, woodworking by Sawdust Wood Co., paintings by Luke Vehorn, and super-hip jewelry by Silk Bone. If that isn’t enough, Ragamuffin Sugarshop will be providing there to satisfy your sweet tooth. The Brew Cellar and Barrel House Spirits will be conducting tastings,and DJ Trailmix will be spinning the afternoon away.



Royal American's Mardi Gras Party 

Royal American

February 14 | 8:00 p.m. | $5

It’s Mardi Gras time, and we’re doing it Royal American style, which means live music, free beads, free masks, and free fun. Check it out for the most authentic Mardi Gras around town.




Intimate Connections

Faculty Lounge

February 14 | 9:00 p.m. | Free

Don't let Valentine's leave you feeling blue! Come to Faculty Lounge, where cupid has an intimate connection waitng for you. The bar will feature happy hour until 9:00 p.m. so you can start breaking it down or start breaking the ice. Dj Cool Hand J will be spinning the dopest, most ass-shaking club bangers and some slow jams (for when you meet that special someone).



Avi Jacob & His Band and Billie Fountain Valentine’s Dance

King Dusko

February 14 | 9:00 p.m. | $5

King Dusko's Valentine's party has a little something for everyone. Charleston songwriter Avi Jacob's brutally honest songs are for the folkie romantic who sees beauty in intricacies. Charleston glam prince Billie Fountain takes you to a different level with his disco-y beats and exciting live show, which will get you grooving and set the mood for a great night.



Missy and The Meerkats | Fulcrum

Tin Roof

February 14 | 9:30 p.m. | $5

If you are feeling more facemelt than heartfelt for Valentine's Day, then look no further than West Ashley's Tin Roof. Charleston hard rockers Missy and the Meerkats will take the take the stage, with guitar rippers Fulcrum opening. 



F-Cupid Party

Mellow Mushroom King Street

February 14 | 10:00 p.m. | Free

While you may dread Valentine's Day, you wont dread this. For 14 years, Mellow Mushroom has been thorwing an annual F-Cupid party for all of you who aren't feeling it. But make sure not to gripe about your ex, or you'll be expected to pony up $1 for every mention!