Charleston Pride Schedule HERE

1 Reggae Nights Summer Concert Series – Enjoy old school roots reggae with Mystic Vibrations at James Island County Park. ccprc.com

1-17 “Don’t Dress for Dinner” – A frenetic case of mistaken identity with more twists than a corkscrew hits the stage in this performance by the Footlight Players. 843-722-4487 | footlightplayers.net

1-17 “Hairspray” – Head back to the 1962 as the Flowertown Players recreate this Broadway Musical at the James F. Dean Theatre in Summerville. 843-875-9251 | flowertownplayers.org

8-30th, 7:00-10:00pm Shrimp and Grits Charleston Chef Competition, Craft Beer Tasting, Charleston Visitors center http://www.shrimpandgritscharleston.com  $35 at the door, $30 pre-purchase $12 children (12 &under)

8-9 Hooked on Life Fishing Tournament – Participate in this catch and release tournament in South Carolina’s coastal waterways from Edisto Island to Bulls Bay. lifepoint-sc.org/events_2012HOL.htm

28-31 2014 Lowcountry Jazz Festival – Award-winning jazz, soul, R&B and pop artists take the stage at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center. lifepoint-sc.org/events_2012HOL.htm

29-9/21 “You Can’t Take It With You” – Acclaimed as the greatest of American stage comedies, this play won the Pulitzer Prize in 1938. Performed by Charleston Stage at the Dock Street Theatre. 843-577-7183 | charlestonstage.com

30 Shrimp and Grits Charleston – Sixteen Charleston chefs will compete to create the best shrimp and grits in Charleston. Plus, enjoy live music and a pet talent show. Portion of proceeds benefit the Charleston Animal Society. shrimpandgritscharleston.com