It's time to Celebrate Mom this weekend in 5 Around Town
This weekend features several ways to celebrate with Mom and show her how much you care. Plus, it's "Live 5 Night" at the Joe and say "Opa" as Greek Fest returns to Charleston!
44TH ANNUAL CHARLESTON GREEK FESTIVAL
Opa! Celebrate Greek culture, food, and entertainment this weekend at the annual Greek Festival in Charleston. The weekend event is at the Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church on Race Street through Sunday. Food and entertainment will run from 11 am to 10 pm Saturday and Sunday, and 12 pm to 6 pm on Sunday. Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for students and seniors, and Free for kids under 12 and active military. Moms also get in free on Sunday!
for schedules throughout the weekend.
KICK FOR A CURE
The Charleston Battery will don the pink jerseys this Saturday for the annual Kick for a Cure match. The Battery is teaming up with the Lowcountry Affiliate of Susan G. Komen. You can purchase a "Pink Pack" which includes a ticket to the game and a pink Battery koozie for $11. The Battery will donate $3 from every "Pink Pack" purchase to Susan G. Komen Foundation. The pink jerseys worn by the players will be autographed and auctioned as well. All the money raised from the auction goes to support Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The game against the Wilmington Hammerheads is Saturday night at 7:30 pm. For more information and to
order tickets, go to and be sure to use the Promo Code: PINK.
MOTHER'S DAY AT THE SOUTH CAROLINA AQUARIUM
The South Carolina Aquarium will recognize all moms on this Mother's Day with complimentary admission with a paying guest or child. Moms will be recognized during programs at the Aquarium throughout the day from 9 am to 6 pm. For more on the activities and exhibits on display, check out
2014 MOMS' RUN 5K & FAMILY FUN DAY
Go for a run with Mom this Saturday on Daniel Island for the Mom's Run 5K and Family Fun Day at Blackbaud Stadium. Postpartum Support Charleston hosts the run every year as a fundraiser to support a cause that impacts a cause that affects so many mothers. Packet pickup is Saturday morning from 7 am to 8:05 am at the stadium. The Family Fun Day from 9 am to 11:30 am will include food and drinks, music, and activities for the whole family. To find out more about the event and register online,
6TH ANNUAL LESLIE MCCRAVY MEMORIAL 5K RUN/WALK
The Leslie McCravy Memorial 5K Run/Walk is Saturday on Folly Beach. The run helps raise for Pet Helpers and also serves to raise awareness for domestic violence in our community. The event is held in honor of Leslie Leigh McCravy, who died in 2007 as result of domestic violence. For more information,
LIVE 5 NIGHT AT THE JOE
Saturday is your chance to snag a Tony the Peanut Man Bobblehead doll as the RiverDogs host Savannah on Live 5 Night at the Joe! We're giving away Tony Bobbleheads to the first 1,000 fans through the gates. The Game starts at 6:05 p.m. It's also Social Media Saturday and Goose Creek Night at The Joe. Go to
for tickets and more information.
FOOD TRUCK RODEO & FAMILY FUN FEST
Royal Lanes Bowling in Goose Creek is hosting a Food Truck Rodeo and Family Fun Fest Saturday from 3 to 8 pm. Chow down on some food, enjoy entertainment, and maybe try your hand at a corn hole tournament. You can also say hello to Live 5 Chief meteorologist Bill Walsh.
to find out more.
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