Posted By Alan Donald @ Aug 27th 2021 2:00pm In: Events

Lowcountry Jazz Festival, Charleston, SC

It’s September and with that comes the Labor Day long weekend (4th-6th) and cooling temperatures. We also have some great events to look forward to, including the Lowcountry Jazz Festival (3rd-5th), Charleston Restaurant Week (9th-19th), the Summerville Sweet Tea Festival (18th), the 44th Annual Cooper River Run (25th), the new High Tide Music Festival (25th) and the 8th Annual Summerville Italian Festival (26th). Plus, our area farmers markets still have lots of offerings. We’ve listed several weekly and individual events below and provided links so you can find out more. Let’s have some fun!

Weekly events throughout September:

Tuesdays: Mount Pleasant Farmers Market, Moultrie Middle School
Tuesdays & Saturdays: Colleton Farmers Market, Market Pavilion, Walterboro
Wednesdays: West Ashley Farmers Market, Ackerman Park
Wednesdays: Creative Flow: Yoga in the Gallery, Redux Contemporary Art Center, downtown Charleston
Wednesdays: Holy City Farmers Market, Holy City Brewing, North Charleston
Wednesdays: Awendaw Green Barn Jams, Sewee Outpost, Awendaw 
Wednesdays: Instrumental Jazz Night, Forte Jazz Lounge, downtown Charleston
Thursdays: North Charleston Farmers Market, Felix C. Davis Community Center, Park Circle
Thursdays: Moncks Corner Farmers Market, Market Pavilion at the Regional Recreation Complex
Thursdays: Joe Clarke Trio, Forte Jazz Lounge
Fridays: Food Truck Fridays, The Green Barn, Carnes Crossroads, Summerville
Fridays (through 9/10): Party at the Point, Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina, Mount Pleasant
Saturdays: Charleston Farmers Market, Marion Square, downtown Charleston
Saturdays: Goose Creek Farmers & Artisans Market, Goose Creek City Hall
Saturdays: McClellanville Land & Sea Market, Moores Corner
Saturdays: Summerville Farmers Market, Summerville Town Hall
Saturdays: Sea Islands Farmers Market, Charleston Collegiate Campus, Johns Island
Saturdays: Live at Firefly, Firefly Distillery, North Charleston
Sundays: Mosquito Beach Farmers Market, Folly Beach
Sundays: Sunday Brunch Farmers Market, The Pour House, James Island
Sundays: Charleston Magic Show Forte Jazz Lounge

For an array of organized outdoor recreational activities offered by the Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission throughout the month, follow this link to their September Calendar of Activities.

9/1-11: Tidal Futures and Drawn Here, Redux Contemporary Art Center, downtown Charleston
9/1-11: Stayin’ Alive, Thirty-Four West Theater Co., downtown Charleston
9/1-19: Lawn Party: From Satin to Seersucker, Charleston Museum, downtown Charleston 
9/1-26: Bright Star, The Historic Dock Street Theatre, downtown Charleston
9/1-10/31: The Lowcountry in Living Color: Making Historical Photographs Come to Life, Charleston Museum
9/1-12/11: Namsa Leuba: Crossed Looks, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, downtown Charleston
9/2: Louie's Kids Big Chef/Little Chef Event, Hall's Signature Events
9/2: Kane Brown, North Charleston Coliseum
9/3-5: Lowcountry Jazz Festival, Charleston Gaillard Center
9/3: Lowcountry Jazz Festival All White Party Affair, Charleston Gaillard Center, downtown Charleston
9/3: Simply The Best - A Tribute to Tina Turner, Charleston Music Hall, downtown Charleston
9/3-2/2022: Light Effects: The French Impressionists, The Gibbes Museum of Art
9/4-12: Charleston Water Week
9/5: Todd Snider - First Agnostic Tour of Hope and Wonder, Charleston Music Hall
9/8: Jake Shimabukuro, Charleston Music Hall
9/9: The Evolution of Style: French Impressionism (virtual), The Gibbes Museum of Art
9/9: Paws on the Patio, Burtons Grill, Mount Pleasant Towne Centre 
9/9: Blippi The Musical, North Charleston Performing Arts Center (PAC)
9/9: Dawes with Special Guest Erin Rae, Charleston Music Hall
9/9-19: Charleston Restaurant Week, assorted area venues
9/10: Festival of Unity and Remembrance, Hanahan Amphitheater
9/10: Nate Bargatze: The Raincheck Tour, North Charleston PAC
9/10: Movies Under the Stars: Raya & The Last Dragon, Moncks Corner Recreation Complex
9/10: Girls Gotta Eat, Charleston Music Hall
9/10: Free Movie Fridays: Secret Life of Pets 2, Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex at Gahagan, Summerville
9/11: Electric Avenue: The 80s MTV Experience, Charleston Music Hall
9/11: Boney James Solid Tour 2021, North Charleston PAC
9/11-12: Land of the Sky Gun & Knife Show, Exchange Park, Ladson
9/11-17: The Sweetest Week Ever, downtown Summerville
9/12: Mayday Parade with Special Guest Microwave, Charleston Music Hall
9/13-18: Hold My Tea Bar Crawl & Sweet Tea Cocktail Contest, participating local bars & Firefly Distillery, Summerville & North Charleston
9/14: Women of the Floating World: Image and Representation, The Gibbes Museum of Art
9/14: Dashboard Confessional Unplugged Tour with Special Guests This Wild Life & Armon Jay, Charleston Music Hall
9/15: Rocketman: A Tribute to Sir Elton John, Charleston Music Hall
9/16: Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Charleston Music Hall
9/16: Blake Shelton Friends and Heroes Tour 2021, North Charleston Coliseum
9/17: The Patti O’Furniture Drag Spectacular, Charleston Music Hall
9/18: Crowfieldfest Car and Motorcycle Show
9/18: Summerville Sweet Tea Festival, Hutchinson Square
9/18: Jazz on Broadway Starring Manny Houston, Charleston Music Hall
9/18: WWE Supershow, North Charleston Coliseum
9/18: Rickey Smiley & Friends Live, North  Charleston PAC
9/19: Tommy Emmanuel, Charleston Music Hall
9/21: An Evening with Antoni, Charleston Gaillard Center
9/22: Nurse Blake - The PTO Comedy Tour, Charleston Music Hall
9/23-24: Cooper River Bridge Run Expo, Charleston Area Convention Center, North Charleston
9/24: An Evening with the Iconic Kenny G, Charleston Music Hall
9/24: Sounds on The Square, Hutchinson Square, Summerville
9/24-25: CSO Masterworks 1: A Triumphant Return, Charleston Gaillard Center
9/24-12/31: Groovy Kinda Love, Thirty-Four West Theater Co.
9/25: High Tide Music Festival, Riverfront Park
9/25: 44th Annual Cooper River Run, Mount Pleasant & downtown Charleston
9/25: Outdoor Movie Night: Frozen, Goose Creek Municipal Center
9/25: Hotel California: Salute to the Eagles, North Charleston PAC
9/25: Jeff Allen “The America I Grew Up In" Tour, Charleston Music Hall
9/26: Lowcountry Splash Open Water Swim
9/26: 8th Annual Summerville Italian Festival, Hutchinson Square
9/27-28: Marcus King Band, Charleston Music Hall
9/28: ZZ Top, North Charleston PAC
9/29: Bruce Hornsby & The Noisemakers, Charleston Gaillard Center
9/30: Tabitha Brown: Feeding the Soul Book Tour, Charleston Gaillard Center

Do you have or know of a public event planned for next month? Please share the details with us by writing to Thanks!