Friday, November 5

First Friday Fall Market

@The Town Market on James Island, 1122 Dills Bluff Rd. Charleston

Enjoy local vendors, local produce, food trucks, sweet treats, and a free movie on the big screen at dusk.

Time: 6-9pm

Cost: Free to attend

Saturday, November 6

2021 Charleston Veterans Day Parade

@East Bay St., Charleston

The Veterans Day Parade is an exceptional event that allows the community to recognize America’s heroes-Our Veterans!

Time: 11:50am-1:30pm

Cost: Free

Saturday, November 6

Harvest Festival

@Johns Island County Park, 2662 Mullet Hall Rd., Johns Island

Get ready for some foot-stompin’ live music from local bluegrass bands, hayrides, pumpkin decorating, archery, and more. Feast on Carolina BBQ, Kettlecorn, and all your favorite festival foods. A craft market will be on site for some holiday shopping.

Time: 11am-5pm

Cost: $8, free for Gold Pass members and kids 12 & under

Sunday, November 7

The Blood Connection Blood Drive

@3112 Moonlight Dr., Charleston (Bolton’s Landing)

The local blood supply is low. Donate blood and earn a $20 e-gift card. Donating blood helps save lives. Appointments are encouraged. Please sign up online.

Time: 11am-4pm

Cost: Free

Monday, November 8

Starlight Yoga

@James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Dr., Charleston

The moon and stars enhance this flowing yoga class. Open to all fitness levels. Live music provided. Participants will receive a glow-in-the-dark prize. Online registration closes at 4pm the day of the event. Early registration is recommended as this event is expected to sell out. Bring a yoga mat and water.

Time: 6:30-7:30pm

Cost: $8 advanced, $10 on-site space permitting

Friday, November 12 – Sunday, November 14

Vettes for Vets

@VFW 1004 Ocean Blvd., Isle of Palms

The 1st Annual Vettes for Vets. Come support our local Veterans at this wonderful 3 day weekend event. Featuring corvette owners, enthusiasts, Veterans, and Patriots! Live entertainment, car show, and camaraderie. The car show will be held at Towne Centre in Mount Pleasant on Sunday afternoon. Vettes for Vets is a non-profit organization raising money for Veterans and their families in need in the Lowcountry through various services, including transportation, educational support, and personal, physical, and mental support. They raise money through entertainment events centered around automotive enthusiasts, with a focus on Corvettes. Please see the website for more details.

Time: Starts 12pm on Friday

Cost: Free to attend

Friday, November 19 – Sunday, November 21

Charleston’s Holiday Market

@Charleston Coliseum-Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Dr., North Charleston

All the gifts and glitter, music and magic, food and fun of the season come together at this exciting event. Specialty shops, boutiques, arts & crafts, gourmet foods, seasonal specialties, toys, jewelry, and more. Santa will be there for photos and the hear every child’s Christmas wish list.

Time: Friday 10am-8pm, Saturday 10am-6pm, Sunday 11am-5pm

Cost: prices tbd, tickets good for all 3 days

Thursday, November 25

Turkey Day Run- 44th Annual Thanksgiving Turkey Trot

@Marion Square, 329 Meeting St., Charleston

Hosted by the Knights of Columbus. This 5K race winds through historic downtown Charleston and out to the peninsula marked by beautiful scenery and historical landmarks. The theme this year is ‘Peace, Love, Gobble Wobble.’ This event is fun for the whole family, includes a child fun run, award ceremony, and a beer tent. The run will support local charities.

Time: 9am

Cost: $45

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