For all our Charleston friends, here’s six events to have on your radar this month!
Jan. 14: Charleston Half Marathon & Shrimp and Grits 5K
Aside from the annual Cooper Rver Bridge Run, the Charleston Half Marathon and Shrimp and Grits 5K might be most anticipated race of the year. The half marathon takes place on January 14, with the course beginning at Burke High School and ends at Firefly Distillery. There will be live music along the race course to keep runners moving and grooving. The route includes views of The Battery, King Street, and the Citadel! Register online today at capstoneraces.com.
Jan. 13: Rumours: A Fleetwood Mac Tribute
Head on over to Charleston Music Hall for Rumours, a Fleetwood Mac Tribute Band! Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm, tickets ranging from $25-$30.
Jan. 20: ZOSO – The Ultimate Led Zeppelin Experience With Top Guns
Not just another cover band, Zoso: The Ultimate Led Zeppelin experience with Top Guns bring their talents to Charleston on January 20. Doors open at 7pm and the show starts at 8pm, tickets ranging $25-40.
Jan. 26: Jim Gaffigan, Dark Pale Tour
Ring in the new year with some laughs, I know we all could use it! Jim Gaffigan comes to town on January 26th for a show at the North Charleston Coliseum! Jim Gaffigan is a six-time Grammy-nominated comedian, actor, writer, producer, two-time New York Times best-selling author, three-time Emmy-winning top touring performer, and multi-platinum-selling recording artist. He is known around the world for his unique brand of humor, which largely revolves around his observations on life. Tickets start at $36!
Jan. 27-29: Charleston Boat Show
With admission only $14 for adults, the Charleston Boat Show is a must attend event for all boating enthusiasts. I mean, have you even done Charleston properly if you haven’t experienced the 843 by boat? The event takes place at the Charleston Area Convention Center, and will feature a variety of vendors that will allow you to live out your pirate dreams! There will be food vendors and tickets are highly recommended to be purchased ahead of time.
Jan. 29: Lowcountry Oyster Festival
45,00 lbs of oysters. You heard me. The Lowcountry Oyster Festival takes place on January 29. Sponsored by Toadfish, a company that sells fishing gear in the Lowcountry, all sales benefit sustainability practices in the fishing and wildlife industries. Highlights of the festival include live music, shucking contests, and a children’s area. It should be noted that this year’s event is cashless, tickets for food and beverage can be purchased at satellite tents located around the venue. So quick pole: best way to eat oysters?
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