April 29, 2024

Weekday and Weekend? 7 Summer Events at Freshfields Village 

Looking for exciting summer events to attend in the Lowcountry? Whether you’re a local or just visiting the Charleston area, look no further than Freshfields Village! This charming shopping and dining destination has a lineup of weekday and weekend events that are sure to keep you entertained all season long. From farmers markets to spirit tastings, live music to a community walking club, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Mark your calendars for these seven summer events you can’t miss at Freshfields Village.


Weekday Events

Farmers Market

A perfect weekday happening fit for locals and long weekenders alike, the weekly Farmers Market takes place every Monday in June, July and August from 3:00 to 7:00 pm. Freshfields Village’s vibrant marketplace is a go-to destination for the freshest organic produce, artisanal local food products, and unique Lowcountry crafts. A full list of vendors will be available soon, but expect to find everything from ripe fruits and vegetables harvested at their peak, to homemade jams, breads, and cheeses. Whether you’re seeking ingredients for your next culinary adventure, looking for the perfect gift or simply want to enjoy the lively atmosphere, the Farmers Market on The Village Green has something for everyone.

Movie Night

Dive into the magic of a movie under the stars with our Movies on The Village Green series, taking place every Wednesday in July at 8:30 pm. This family-friendly affair invites you and your loved ones to enjoy blockbuster hits amidst the great outdoors. We encourage all guests to bring beach chairs and blankets to settle in comfortably for these complimentary screenings. This year’s lineup promises excitement for all ages, featuring Top Gun Maverick on July 3, National Treasure on July 10, Migration on July 17, Guardians of the Galaxy on July 24, and rounding off with the classic Footloose on July 31. Make it a picnic by grabbing your go-to meal from your favorite eatery in The Village!

Jazz Night 

Jazz Night offers a relaxing evening filled with the smooth and sultry sounds of jazz, performed live by a talented local group. Hosted at the Porch Bar of the Andell Inn, this event is fit for locals and visitors every second and fourth Thursday of the month from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. As you sit back and relax in the cozy ambiance of the Porch Bar, you’ll be serenaded by the melodies and rhythms of the live jazz music being performed. This gathering is the ultimate opportunity for live music enthusiasts and those looking to enjoy a relaxed evening in a sophisticated setting. Whether you’re a longtime jazz lover or simply a live music fan, Jazz Night at the Porch Bar offers a splendid backdrop to unwind and immerse yourself in the art of Lowcountry musicians. Pro tip: Order a fun cocktail and a delicious dish from the Porch Bar to make the experience even more special!

Weekend Events At Freshfields

Music on The Green

The Music on The Green Concert series is an essential part of summer at Freshfields Village, offering a chance to enjoy live performances on The Village Green every Friday from 6:00 to 9:00 pm. This free event is wonderfully family-friendly, making it an ideal outing for parents and kids. Our concerts boast an exciting lineup of regional bands, delivering a diverse array of sounds that include Carolina beach music, Motown, Top 40 hits, and country tunes. To make the most of this musical extravaganza, bring your own blankets and chairs and settle in for an evening of delightful tunes amidst the Lowcountry atmosphere. The series kicks off on May 24, 2024 and runs through August 31, 2024, with a special holiday weekend concert scheduled on the Saturday of Memorial Day and Labor Day weekends. Gather your friends and family, grab a meal from your favorite restaurant within The Village to make it a picnic and join us on The Green to celebrate the summer with fun live music.

Cars & Coffee

Head to The Village for our Cars & Coffee event, a monthly happening that celebrates the passion for unique, antique and sports cars at a community gathering. Held on the third Saturday of every month from 9:00 to 11:00 am, this event invites attendees to either showcase their favorite automobile, or simply browse through an impressive collection of vehicles that span the decades. It’s an opportunity for enthusiasts to share stories, insights and the sheer joy of cars with others who appreciate the craftsmanship behind these rolling works of art. Whether you arrive in a classic beauty or just come to admire the lineup, Cars & Coffee at Freshfields Village ensures a morning filled with conversation in the Lowcountry community. Don’t forget arguably the most important part – a cup of joe from Java Java!

Spirit Tastings

Held at Kiawah Spirits every Friday and Saturday from 1 pm to 5 pm, these complimentary tastings are an opportunity to discover a newfound favorite spirit. Join us for these flavorful events that invite you to expand your palate and deepen your appreciation for fine spirits. Keep in mind that these tasting sessions are subject to availability and are offered while supplies last. Please note that participants must be at least 21 years old to partake in the tasting.

Lululemon Walking Club

Step into the great outdoors of Kiawah Island with the Lululemon Walking Club, a refreshing way to kickstart your weekend. Open to all fitness levels, the club convenes every first and third Saturday of the month at 8:30 am. Gather at the Freshfields Lululemon store location (654 Freshfields Dr. Suite 200, Johns Island, SC 29455), where you’ll set off on a scenic journey along the beautiful trails of Kiawah Island. This is more than just a walking group; it’s an opportunity to connect with other Lowcountry community members, making new friends and immersing yourself in the natural beauty that the island has to offer. Whether you’re looking to enhance your fitness routine or simply enjoy the outdoors in good company, the Lululemon Walking Club offers the perfect blend of health, camaraderie and exploration.

Whether you’re local to the Charleston area or just visiting Kiawah Island, don’t forget to snap photos during your experience and share your fun with us by tagging us on social media!