As the weekend approaches, South Carolina gears up to host a diverse range of events that promise entertainment, enrichment, and excitement for residents and visitors alike. The staff members at Joye Law Firm have handpicked some exceptional events taking place across the state, ensuring there’s something for everyone. From cultural workshops to lively music concerts and charity fundraisers, let’s dive into the upcoming events that will make this weekend one to remember!


Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop

When: May 20th

Where: The Charleston Museum
360 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC 29403

Submitted by: Deana

Details: Immerse yourself in the rich heritage of Charleston with a hands-on Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop at The Charleston Museum. This traditional craft has been passed down through generations and holds a significant place in the city’s history. Learn intricate techniques from skilled artisans and create your unique masterpiece to cherish. Discover the cultural significance of sweetgrass baskets, while honing your creativity in a supportive and engaging environment.

Dancing on the Cooper

When: May 20th

Where: Mount Pleasant Pier

71 Harry M. Hallman Jr Blvd
Mt Pleasant, SC 29464

Submitted by: Deana

Details: If you’re in the mood for an evening of classic oldies and infectious beach music, head over to the Mount Pleasant Pier for Dancing on the Cooper. The Shem Creek Boogie Band, renowned for their energetic performances, will have you dancing the night away. With the picturesque Charleston Harbor as your backdrop, this event guarantees an unforgettable experience. Bring your friends, kick off your shoes, and groove to the irresistible tunes of the past.


WWE Friday Night SmackDown

When: May 19th

Where: Colonial Life Arena
801 Lincoln St.
Columbia, SC 29201

Submitted by: Eden

Details: Get ready for an electrifying evening as the world of professional wrestling descends upon Columbia. WWE Smackdown, one of the most action-packed events in the world of sports entertainment, will rock the Colonial Life Arena. Prepare to be amazed by the high-flying acrobatics, intense rivalries, and theatrical showmanship that only WWE can deliver. Join the passionate crowd and witness your favorite superstars battle it out in the ring, creating memories that will last a lifetime.


Rock The Block

When: May 20th

Where: Oak Road Brewery
108 E 3rd N St,
Summerville, SC 29483

Submitted by: Marcy

Details: Support a noble cause while enjoying an evening filled with live music, great food, and community spirit at Rock the Block in Summerville. This event, hosted by Oak Road Brewery, aims to raise funds for the Lowcountry Autism Foundation (LAF). Indulge in delicious craft beers and tantalizing food offerings while tapping your feet to the rhythm of local bands. Your presence will contribute to supporting individuals and families affected by autism, making a positive impact on the community.


Myrtle Beach

Smoke on the Beach BBQ  Festival

When: May 19th – 20th

Where: Burroughs & Chapin Pavilion Place
812 N. Ocean Blvd.
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

Submitted by: Matt

Details: Calling all barbecue enthusiasts! The Smoke on the Beach BBQ Competition Festival, hosted by the Myrtle Beach Shrine Club, is a must-attend event for food lovers. Over two days, teams of skilled pitmasters will showcase their culinary prowess, competing to create the most mouthwatering barbecue dishes. Feast on an array of delicious smoked meats, savor delectable sides, and indulge in sweet treats. With live music, vendors, and a lively atmosphere, this festival promises a finger-licking good time.




When: May 20th

Where: 415 Riley Road North
Hodges, SC 29653

Submitted by: Natalie

Details: For a day of family-friendly fun, head to Clinton’s Mayfest at the Little River Multicultural Complex. This community-driven event offers a wide range of activities and entertainment for all ages. From arts and crafts vendors to live performances, delicious food, and interactive games, there’s something to engage every member of the family. Explore the charming small-town atmosphere, connect with local artisans, and create lasting memories in a joyful and inclusive environment.

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