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December PlanAhead: Your December Charleston events calendar

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Holiday
Holidays at the Aquarium | Daily | 9-5 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf | $22.95 (child), $29.95 (adult) | Meet Santa, snap a picture in Santa’s sleigh or North Pole workshop + feed the RAYndeer.
Nights of a Thousand Candles 2020 | Fri., Nov. 27-Thurs., Dec. 31 | 4-9 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $12-$15 (child), $20-$25 (adult) | A dazzling display of over 2,800 hand-lit candles + countless sparkling Christmas lights

Art
City of North Charleston December Art Show | Tues., Dec. 1-Wed., Dec. 30 | Tues.-Fri. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sat. 12- 4 p.m. | Park Circle Gallery, 4820 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston | Free | This month’s featured artists are photographer Dawnita Hall + abstract painter Susan Irish. Free admission + parking.
John Moore Exhibit | Fri., Dec. 4-Thurs., Dec. 31 | Mon.-Sat. 12-4 p.m., other hours by appointment | Corrigan Gallery, 7 Broad St. | Free | Stop by the gallery to view artist John Moore’s photograph collection.

Drink
Holiday Beer Pass | Tues., Dec. 1-Thurs., Dec. 31 | All day long | Participating Breweries | Free |Collect a pass from one of the 10 participating breweries, visit each one to receive a stamp + get the opportunity to attend a private beer festival in 2021.
20% Off Select Wines | Mon., Dec. 7-Thurs., Dec. 31 | Mon.-Sat. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. + Sun. 12-5 p.m. | Edmund’s Oast Exchange, 1081-B Morrison Dr. | Prices vary | 20% off Italian Wine from Dec. 7-13, Natural Wine from Dec. 14-20, Burgundy Wine from Dec. 21-27 + Sparkling Wine from Dec. 28-Dec. 31

Tuesday, December 1-Sunday, December 6

Tuesday, Dec. 1

Holiday
2020 Old Time Summerville Christmas Celebration | Tues., Dec. 1 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Hutchinson Square, 102 S. Main St., Summerville | Free admission | Stop by to see the Christmas tree, take pictures with santa + view live holiday window displays.

Talk
“Creative Destruction, Entrepreneurship, and Discovery” | Tues., Dec. 1 | 6-8 p.m. | Charleston Yacht Club, 27 Lockwood Dr. | Free with registration | Join the AIER Bastiat Society of Charleston for a discussion on what it means to be an entrepreneur.

Learn
Children’s Book Writing and Publishing Workshop | Tues., Dec. 1 | 7-9 p.m. | Virtual | Free with registration

FeaturedEvent
2020 Lowcountry Reindeer Run | Tues., Dec. 1 through Tues., Dec. 22 | 6 a.m.-8 p.m. | $15-25 | The 2020 Virtual Reindeer Run, benefiting MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital, kicks off on Dec. 1, where all runners will be given 3 weeks to complete the run using an app that will track their time. All runners who sign up will receive a 2020 race t-shirt and signature Reindeer Run antlers.

Wednesday, Dec. 2

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Succulent Christmas Tree Workshop | Wed., Dec. 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Ghost Monkey Brewery, 522 Wando Ln., Mt. Pleasant | $65 | “Create a beautiful arrangement of succulents in the form of a Christmas tree.”
Christmas Movie Trivia: Home Alone | Wed., Dec. 2 | 7 p.m. | Southern Roots Smokehouse, 2544 Savannah Hwy. | Price TBD

TheBuy
Antique Stroll | Wed., Dec. 2 | 6-8 p.m. | Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. | $25-$35 | Shop antiques and vintage pieces from several local vendors.

Thursday, Dec. 3

TryThis
Get Lit Candle Making | Thurs., Dec. 3 | 4-5:30 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | $68 | Virtual class available upon request.

Holiday
Christmas on the Battery | Thurs., Dec. 3 | 5:30-8 p.m. | Edmondston-Alston House, 21 E. Battery | $25-$30 | Tour the house, enjoy a glass of hot cider + hear Fouché Sheppard perform Gullah Christmas stories. 

ForKids
Reading of “Skye & Her Circle: The Firetruck Adventure” | Thurs., Dec. 3 | 6 p.m. | Virtual via Instagram | Free | Local author Jessica Hamilton celebrates the release of her first children’s book with a live, virtual reading.

ForBrides
The Big Fake Wedding | Thurs., Dec. 3 | 7-9 p.m. | The Arbor Room, 1859 Summerville Ave. | $32 | Witness a live-action “fake” wedding to see every part of the wedding come together before your big day.

Friday, Dec. 4

Holiday
Christmas in the Park: Photos with Santa | Fri., Dec. 4-Sat., Dec. 5 | Times vary | Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free with registration | Bring your children to take a socially distanced picture with Santa Claus + enjoy hot chocolate to-go.

Show
Cosmic Charlie “Workingman’s Beauty” | Fri., Dec. 4 | 5:30 + 8:45 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $15 | The evening will be split into two separate shows; tickets sold separately.

TheBuy
Holiday Bazaar | Fri., Dec. 4 | 3-7:15 | Out of Hand, 113 Pitt St., Mt. Pleasant | Free admission | Book a spot in groups of 4-6 to shop from a variety of local vendors.
Holiday Market Night | Fri., Dec. 4 | 6-9 p.m. | The Exchange, 3003 Dunes West Blvd., Mt. Pleasant | Free admission | Drink, snack and + shop from a variety of local artisans + vendors.

Cause
We Are Family 25th Anniversary Celebration | Fri., Dec. 4 | 7-8 p.m. | Virtual | Free with registration | A fundraising event to support the nonprofit’s work with the city’s LGBTQI+ youth.

Saturday, Dec. 5

Art
Parent & Child Polar Express Workshop | Sat., Dec. 5 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Charleston Board & Brush, 1300 Savannah Hwy. | $25 (child), $68 (adult) | Pick your own project to create alongside your child while drinking hot chocolate + watching “Polar Express”.

WaterCooler
Silver Bells Invitational 2020 | Sat., Dec. 5-Sun., Dec. 6 | 9:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. | North Charleston Athletic Center, 5794 Casper Padgett Way, North Charleston | $10-$20 | Weekend long gymnastics tournament hosted by Choice Gymnastics

Holiday
Boone Hall Winter Wonderland | Sat., Dec. 5 | 10 a.m.-5 p.m. | Boone Hall Farms, 2434 N. Hwy. 17, Mt. Pleasant | $5 | Make s’mores, meet Disney characters, see Santa + pick out the perfect Christmas tree.
Christmas in the Park: Photos with Santa | Fri., Dec. 4-Sat., Dec. 5 | Times vary | Felix C. Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Cir., North Charleston | Free with registration | Bring your children to take a socially distanced picture with Santa Claus + enjoy hot chocolate to-go.

TryThis
Adopt and Shop | Sat., Dec. 5 | 12-5 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave. | Free admission | Give a pup a forever home + shop from local dog supply vendors. 

Show
Lowcountry Lowlifes Comedy Night | Sat., Dec. 5 | 7 + 9 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston | $12 | Comedy show starring Jenn Snyder
MI ALMA LATINA: Nestor Torres | Sat., Dec. 5 | 7:30-9 p.m. | Virtual | $10 | “An evening comprised of the lively rhythms and spicy spirit of Latin America.”

Sunday, Dec. 6

WaterCooler
Silver Bells Invitational 2020 | Sat., Dec. 5-Sun., Dec. 6 | 9:30 a.m.-4:45 p.m. | North Charleston Athletic Center, 5794 Casper Padgett Way, North Charleston | $10-$20 | Weekend long gymnastics tournament hosted by Choice Gymnastics

ForBrides
Winter Wonderland Styled Shoot | Sun., Dec. 6 | 3-6 p.m. | 563 King, 563 King St. | $150

Dish
Pearlz Oyster Roast | Sun., Dec. 6 | 12-2 p.m. | Pearlz Oyster Bar, 9 Magnolia Rd. | $25

Monday, December 7-Sunday, December 13

Monday, Dec. 7

Show
9th Annual “White Christmas” Screening | Mon., Dec. 7 | 2 p.m. + 7 p.m. | Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Hwy. | $11 | Kick off the holiday season with a showing of “White Christmas”. Wear the ugliest Christmas sweater + receive free popcorn.

Active
Burpees & Brews | Mon., Dec. 7 | 6-6:50 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Co., 1647 King St. Extension | $15 | Bring a yoga mat, get in a good sweat + enjoy a local, craft beer afterwards.

Art
Art with Andre | Mon., Dec. 7 | 6-9 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $35 | Paint Santa Jack from “A Nightmare Before Christmas” + enjoy your first drink on the house.

TryThis
Fatty’s Fog Machine Super Jam Night | Mon., Dec. 7 | 7-8 p.m. | Fatty’s Beer Works, 1436 Meeting St. | Free admission | Bring your guitar, amp + voice to an open mic jam session.

Tuesday, Dec. 8

Talk
SC Launch Virtual Summit: Hindsight is 20/20 | Tues., Dec. 8 | 10:30-11:20 a.m. | Virtual | Free with registration | “SC Launch Portfolio Company panel to discuss hindsight & foresight through their entrepreneurial journey.”

Active
Plyo in the Park | Tues., Dec. 8 | 6-7 p.m. | Governor’s Park, 165 Fairbanks Oak Alley | Free with registration | Plyometric + conditioning clinic for kids in grades 6-12

TryThis
Comedy Night at Mex 1 | Tues., Dec. 8 | 7 p.m. | Mex 1, 2205 Middle St., Sullivans Island | Free admission | Join local comedians Austin Hughes, Doug Allen, Alex Baldauf, Caleb McGraw + Dan Sweeney for a hilarious show of laughs.

Art
Art Ink & Drink | Tues., Dec. 8 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Indigo Reef Brewing Co., 2079 Wambaw Creek | $38 | Have a drink + create kaleidoscope glass Christmas ornaments with artist Sherri Welser.

Learn
Poetry Book Writing & Publishing Workshop | Tues., Dec. 8 | 7-9 p.m. | Virtual | Free with registration | Learn all about the book publishing process

Wednesday, Dec. 9

Holiday
Santa at Workshop | Wed., Dec. 9 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Workshop, 1503 King St. | $20 per child | Join Santa for a Christmas story, sing-a-long + socially distanced photos.

Cause
TTC Grocery Vault Distribution | Wed., Dec. 9 | 3-4 p.m. | Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave. | Free | Trident Tech will be distributing free groceries to students, faculty + staff in need.
Lowcountry Holiday Social & Toy Drive | Wed., Dec. 9 | 5-7 p.m. | Baystreet Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | $15-$25 | “Enjoy networking with your peers and a little Holiday cheer.”

ForKids
Holiday Kidz Night | Wed., Dec. 9 | 5-8 p.m. | Zaxby’s, 3476 Shelby Ray Ct. | *$0.99 (child) | *Kids meals only $0.99 with the purchase of an adult meal. Come enjoy candy canes, coloring pages + holiday cheer.

TryThis
Christmas Movie Trivia: Elf | Wed., Dec. 9 | 7 p.m. | Southern Roots Smokehouse, 2544 Savannah Hwy. | Price TBD | Those dressed in ugly Christmas sweaters will have a chance to win prizes.

Thursday, Dec. 10

Art
Mini Boxwood Tree Workshop | Thurs., Dec. 10 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Out of Hand, 113 Pitt St., Mt. Pleasant | $30 | Register on Eventbrite or call 843-856-3585.

TryThis
Women in Leadership Reception: Honoring Kristin Graziano | Thurs., Dec. 10 | 5:30-9:45 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge, 475 King St. | $39 (general admission), $79 (VIP) | Celebrate the newly-elected Kristin Graziano, Nancy Mace, Chardale Murray + more.
Name That Tune Trivia | Thurs., Dec. 10 | 7-9 p.m. | Dog & Duck, (all locations) 1937 Suite A, Cainhoy, 1117 Park W. Blvd., Mt. Pleasant + 624 Long Pt. Rd., Mt. Pleasant | Free admission

Friday, Dec. 11

TheBuy
Hanahan Christmas Market | Fri., Dec. 11 | 4-8 p.m. | Yeamans Hall Canteen, 1240 Yeamans Hall Rd., Hanahan | Free admission | Shop, eat + drink your way into the holiday season.

Holiday
Deck the Halls: Golf Cart Parade and Tree Lighting | Fri., Dec. 11 | 5-8 p.m. | Nexton Square, 801 Nexton Sq. Dr., Summerville | Free admission | Get in the holiday spirit by watching the lighted golf cart parade, visiting the photo booth + shopping for gifts at local stores and boutiques.
Holiday at the Movies | Fri., Dec. 11 | 7:30 p.m. | The Post & Courier, 134 Columbus St. | $25 per vehicle | Bring the whole family for a drive-in movie showing of “Elf”, photos with Santa + a holiday market. 

WaterCooler
Chucktown Brawl | Fri., Dec. 11 | 5-10:30 p.m. | North Charleston Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd., North Charleston | $20-$150 | Professional boxing comes to Charleston with fighters John Larkins, Kijuan Edwards, Jakhari “The Riddler” Ross, Kdonte Johnson + more

Show
The Marshgrass Mamas: A Yuletide Special | Fri., Dec. 11 | 6 p.m. + 8:45 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $10 | The evening will be split into two shows. Tickets sold separately.
Christmas Comfort: The Sound of the 70’s | Fri., Dec. 11 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Co., 1647 King St. Extension | $15-$25 | A holiday show featuring music by Elton John, The Carpenters, Eagles + more

Dish
December Game Dinner | Fri., Dec. 11 | 7-11 p.m. | Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave., North Charleston | $229 | 12 course meal featuring dishes such as maitake, squab, venison + more.

Saturday, Dec. 12

TheBuy
FollyDay Market Hop | Sat., Dec. 12 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Folly Beach | Free admission | Listen to live music while shopping exclusive deals at local shops + restaurants.
2nd Annual Biergarten Christkindlmarkt | Sat., Dec. 12 | 12-5 p.m. | Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | Free admission | Finish up your holiday shopping with a festive German Christmas Market, live music + cold beer.

Drink
4th Annual Holiday Bar Crawl | Sat., Dec. 12 | 12-9 p.m. | Uptown Social, 587 King St. | $19-$33 | Check-in will begin at noon at Uptown Social.

Show
Christmas Comfort: The Sound of the 70’s | Sat., Dec. 12 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Co., 1647 King St. Extension | $15-$25 | A holiday show featuring music by Elton John, The Carpenters, Eagles + more

Cause
Wrapping Night | Sat., Dec. 12 | 5-8:30 p.m. | The Bend, 3775 Azalea Dr., North Charleston | Free with registration | Join Charleston hope in wrapping presents for students in Title I schools.

Holiday
Holiday Spirits | Sat., Dec. 12 | 4 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | $10 (student), $20 (adult) | An outdoor concert featuring all your favorite holiday songs.
Family Yuletide in the Stableyards | Sat., Dec. 12 | 5:30-8 p.m. | The Stableyards at Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $10 (child), $25 (adult) | Create your own holiday decor with fresh greenery + berries, view the living nativity scene, enjoy a story read by Father Christmas and listen to songs of carolers.

Dish
December Game Dinner | Sat., Dec. 12 | 7-11 p.m. | Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Ave., North Charleston | $229 | 12 course meal featuring dishes such as maitake, squab, venison + more.

Sunday, Dec. 13

Holiday
Winter Bazaar | Sun., Dec. 13 | 12-5 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free admission | Shop from local vendors + artisans, catch special appearances by Santa and the Grinch + enjoy yummy food.
Chanukah in the Square | Sun., Dec. 13 | 4 p.m. | The Bend, 3775 Azalea Dr., North Charleston | Free admission | This year’s event will be in the form of a drive-thru to ensure the safety of the community.

Cause
Launch Party for Rescue Brew Beer | Sun., Dec. 13 | 1-7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co.
, 289 Huger St. | Free admission | $1 of every pint + six pack sold will go toward the Charleston Animal Society.

TryThis
Red Cup Kickback | Sun., Dec. 13 | 5 p.m. | Founders Hall, 1500 Old Towne Rd. | $20-$25 (general admission), $320-$450 (VIP tables) | An almost-Christmas party with s’mores, karaoke, uno tables, giant jenga + a full bar

Monday, December 14-Sunday, December 20

Monday, Dec. 14

ForKids
Sensory Steam Salt Dough Ornaments | Mon., Dec. 14 | 11 a.m. | Virtual via Charleston County Public Library, 68 Calhoun St. | Free | Visit the CCPL Facebook page to livestream the event.

Art
Art with Andre | Mon., Dec. 14 | 6-9 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $35 | Paint a festive picture of the Grinch.

Tuesday, Dec. 15

Learn
Racial Equity in CHS | Tues., Dec. 15-Wed., Dec. 16 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Virtual via Racial Equity Institute | $400 | A workshop designed to “help local leaders proactively understand and address racism in their communities, workplaces and personal lives.”

Holiday
Elf Film Screening | Tues., Dec. 15 | 7-9 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. | $12

Show
An Intimate Evening of Music with Mike Dillon | Tues., Dec. 15 | 8 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $10

Wednesday, Dec. 16

ForPets
4th Annual Dog Ugly Sweater Christmas Party | Wed., Dec. 16 | 8 a.m.-1 p.m. | Wag Factory, 719 Folly Rd. | Free admission | Bring your pup dressed up in their finest holiday garb + get their picture taken with the Grinch.

Learn
Racial Equity in CHS | Tues., Dec. 15-Wed., Dec. 16 | 9 a.m.-5 p.m. | Virtual via Racial Equity Institute | $400 | A workshop designed to “help local leaders proactively understand and address racism in their communities, workplaces and personal lives.”

ForKids
Beauty Storytime + Meet/Greet | Wed., Dec. 16 | 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. | OutSlide In, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $10 | Magical storytime with princess Belle from “Beauty and the Beast”

Virtual
Holiday Happy Hour Bingo | Wed., Dec. 16 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual via The Post and Courier | Free with registration | Event will be live streamed through Twitch.

Holiday
6th Annual Christmas with the Charlestones | Wed., Dec. 16 | 7-8 p.m. | St. John’s Lutheran Church, 5 Clifford St. | $10 (student), $30 (adult) | Listen to the a cappella quartet’s take on Christmas carol classics.

Thursday, Dec. 17

ForKids
Virtual Storytime at the Gibbes | Thurs., Dec. 17 | 10-10:30 a.m. | Virtual via the Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St. | Free | View a livestream on Facebook.

TryThis
Xmas Theme Trivia | Thurs., Dec. 17 | 7 p.m. | Mex 1 Coastal Cantina (Sullivan’s Island), 2205 Middle St. | Free admission | Wear an ugly Christmas sweater to be entered into a contest.

Holiday
Gaslight Street’s Funky Christmas Jingle Ball | Thurs., Dec. 17 | 8-10 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. | $20

Friday, Dec. 18

ForKids
Winter Wonderland Workshop | Fri., Dec. 18 | 1-6 p.m. | Kids Garden, 320 W. Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant | $30 | Bring your children for up to three hours of holiday crafts + activities.

Holiday
IRBC Ugly Sweater Party | Fri., Dec. 18 | 5 p.m. | Indigo Reef Brewing Co., 2079 Wambaw Creek | Free admission
Christmas Double Feature Drive-In Event | Fri., Dec. 19 | 6 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Co., 1647 King St Extension | $60 per vehicle | Bring the whole family to watch this holiday double feature of “The Polar Express” + “Elf”.
Shadowmoss 2020 Holiday Lights Spectacular | Fri., Dec. 18-Sat., Dec. 19 | 6-9 p.m. | Shadowmoss Plantation, Burnished Wood Dr. | Free | Drive through and see the neighborhood lights – for residents, decorate your home for a chance to win the lights competition.
Live Nativity | Fri., Dec. 18-Sun., Dec. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free admission | Come view the living nativity scene complete with barn animals, hot chocolate + music.

Saturday, Dec. 19

Cause
December Drive Thru Diaper Distribution | Sat., Dec. 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 pm. | North Charleston Community Resource Center, 3947 Whipper Barony Ln., North Charleston | Free with registration | New parents in-need may stop by to pick up donated diapers + baby clothes for the holiday season.
Teddy Bear Toss | Sat., Dec. 19 | 6:05 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum & Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Dr., North Charleston | $5-$20 | Join the South Carolina Stingrays in donating a teddy bear to Sarah Cares or Lowcountry Orphan Relief.

Holiday
Santa at Workshop | Sat., Dec. 19 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Workshop, 1503 King St. | $20 per child | Reserve a spot + purchase tickets via email.
Reindeer Walk and Children’s Holiday Fest | Sat., Dec. 19 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | Free with general admission | Santa needs help finding his lost reindeer. There will be fun holiday-themed activities, live music, meet + greets with “Frozen” characters and much, much more.
Live Nativity | Fri., Dec. 18-Sun., Dec. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free admission | Come view the living nativity scene complete with barn animals, hot chocolate + music.
Biergarten Ugly Christmas Sweater Party | Sat., Dec. 19 | 7-10 p.m. | Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | Free admission | Enter an ugly Christmas sweater concert, listen to live music + take advantage of food and drink specials.

ForPets
Santa Paws Party | Sat., Dec. 19 | 12-3 p.m. | Red’s Ice House
, 98 Church St., Mt. Pleasant | Free admission | Snap a picture of Santa + your pet.

TheBuy
6th Annual Holy City Holiday Market | Sat., Dec. 19 | 12-5 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free admission

ForKids
Live Storytime with Cinderella | Sat., Dec. 19 | 6 p.m. | Virtual via Curiouser Entertainment | Free | Tune in to Facebook Live for a storytime and meet + greet with Cinderella.

Virtual
Holiday Swing | Sat., Dec. 19 | 7:30 p.m. | Virtual via Charleston Jazz Orchestra | $10 | Favorite holiday songs performed by the Charleston Jazz Orchestra

Sunday, Dec. 20

TheBuy
Holiday Holy City Vintage Market | Sun., Dec. 20 | 12-3 p.m. | Virtual via Instagram | Free | A contactless holiday shopping experience from the comfort of your own home.

Art
Holiday Kaleidoscope Glass Ornaments | Sun., Dec. 20 | 1:30-3:30 p.m. | Freehouse Brewery, 2895 Pringle St. #B, North Charleston | $38 | Have a drink + create your very own glass ornaments.

Holiday
Brunch with Santa | Sun., Dec. 20 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. | Dockery’s, 880 Island Park Dr. | $5
Holiday Warm-Up Event | Sun., Dec. 20 | 12-5 p.m. | Baker & Brewer, 94 Stuart St. | Free admission | Enjoy live music, yummy food + beverages and photos with Santa’s elves.
Live Nativity | Fri., Dec. 18-Sun., Dec. 20 | 6-9 p.m. | Northbridge Baptist Church, 1160 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free admission | Come view the living nativity scene complete with barn animals, hot chocolate + music.

Monday, December 21-Sunday, December 27

Monday, Dec. 21

ForKids
Redux Kids’ Holiday Workshop | Mon., Dec. 21 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Redux Contemporary Art Center, 1056 King St. | $100 (members) + $125 (non-members) | Fun, holiday art camp for kids to create pop-up cards, snow globes + ornaments

Drink
Beer for the Holidays Sale | Mon., Dec. 21 | 4-7 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. | $24 (12 packs) + $40 (24 packs) | Create your own beer + seltzer packs.

TryThis
Cookie Decorating Night | Mon., Dec. 21 | 6 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $10+ | This is a 21+ event.

Tuesday, Dec. 22

Cause
Blood Drive at Charleston VAMC | Tues., Dec. 22 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center, 109 Bee St. | Free with registration | Use code “vacharleston” at sign up to receive a COVID-19 antibody test + free t-shirt.

TryThis
Music Bingo | Tues., Dec. 22 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free
Xmas Theme Trivia | Tues., Dec. 22 | 8 p.m. | Mex 1 Coastal Cantina (West Ashley), 817 St. Andrews Blvd. | Free admission | Wear an ugly Christmas sweater to be entered into a contest to win a prize.

Wednesday, Dec. 23

Holiday
5th Annual Festivus Party | Wed., Dec. 23 | 5-8 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Co., 1647 King St. Extension | Free admission | Holiday celebration complete with beer, strength competitions + meatloaf sandwiches
Christmas Movie Night | Wed., Dec. 23 | 7-11 p.m. | The Veranda at Zavs, 1937 Clements Ferry Rd. | Free admission | Watch “Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer” + “A Christmas Story” while enjoying pizza and drinks.

TryThis
Christmas Movie Trivia | Wed., Dec. 23 | 7 p.m. | Southern Roots Smokehouse, 2544 Savannah Hwy. | Free | Test your knowledge on the classic holiday film “A Christmas Story.”

Thursday, Dec. 24

Dish
Christmas Eve Feast of the Seven Fishes | Thurs., Dec. 24 | 3-11 p.m. | Hotel Emeline, 181 Church St. | Price varies | Join Hotel Emeline + Frannie and the Fox for Christmas Eve dinner. Reservations required.
A Revival Christmas | Thurs., Dec. 24 | 5-8 p.m. | Revival, 162 E. Bay St. | $85 (adults), $25 (children) | Three-course Christmas Eve dinner available as in-person dining or take-out

Holiday
Live Nativity Pageant | Thurs., Dec. 24 | 4-5 p.m. | Saint James Church, 1872 Camp Rd. | Free

Show
Christmas Eve: Dinner with Danny | Thurs., Dec. 24 | 6-9 p.m. | Tobin’s Market, 197 Jackson St. | $5 | Performance by Danny May as well as dishes prepared by the artist + his brother, Mike

Friday, Dec. 25

Active
Pumped for Santa | Fri., Dec. 25 | 9-10 a.m. | Robbie James Fitness Club, 335 Clayton Dr. | Call for pricing | Bring a canned food donation for the Lowcountry Foodbank + kick off your Christmas Day with a good sweat. All levels of athleticism welcome.

Holiday
Jesus’ Birthday Party 2020 | Fri., Dec. 25 | 10 a.m. | Citadel Stadium, 68 Hagood Ave. | Free | Celebrate Christmas at the Citadel.

Saturday, Dec. 26

Show
Ronnie Johnson & Carrol Brown | Sat., Dec. 26 | 4:30 p.m. | The Veranda at Zavs, 1937 Clements Ferry Rd. | Free admission | Catch performances by these Hall of Fame Musical Artists and enjoy plenty of food + beverage specials.

ForKids
Live Storytime with the Snow Queen | Sat., Dec. 26 | 6 p.m. | Virtual via Curiouser Entertainment | Free | Tune in to Facebook Live for a storytime and meet + greet with the Snow Queen.

TryThis
Illuminated | Sat., Dec. 26 | 6-9 p.m. | Woodlands Nature Reserve, 4279 Ashley River Rd. | $15+ | Take a walk through the towering trees decorated in bright, twinkling lights and enjoy hot chocolate, popcorn + s’mores.

Sunday, Dec. 27

ForKids
Sensory and Special Needs Private Play Time | Sun., Dec. 27 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | OutSlide In, 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | $7.95+ | Adults enter free.

Learn
Getting to the Roots of America’s Oldest Garden | Sun., Dec. 27 | 12-1 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | Email for pricing | Email to reserve tickets.

Show
Southern Flavor Bluegrass | Sun., Dec. 27 | 3-6 p.m. | Baker & Brewer, 94 Stuart St. | Free admission | Listen to bluegrass music + enjoy beer specials.

Monday, December 28-Sunday, January 3

Monday, Dec. 28 

Show
Lenny’s Juke Joint at Baker & Brewer | Mon., Dec. 28 | 4-7 p.m. | Baker & Brewer, 94 Stuart St. | Free admission
The Shady Recruits | Mon., Dec. 28 | 7 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | $15

TryThis
Family Bingo Night | Mon., Dec. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Dog & Duck (Clements Ferry), 1937 A Clements Ferry Rd. | Free admission | Play for a chance to win a variety of gift cards.

Tuesday, Dec. 29

Show
Dance to the Music: A Sly and The Family Stone Tribute | Tues., Dec. 29 | 6 p.m. + 8:45 p.m. | $15 | The evening will be split into two shows; tickets are sold separately.

TryThis
Music Bingo | Tues., Dec. 29 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing Co., 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. | Free

Wednesday, Dec. 30

Virtual
Virtual Life Hacks for Teens | Wed., Dec. 30 | 7 p.m. | Virtual via Charleston County Public Library | Free | “Life and food hacks that every teen should know.”

Show
Brett Belanger Trio | Wed., Dec. 30 | 7-10 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge, 475 King St. | $20+

Thursday, Dec. 31

ForKids
Noon Year’s Eve Party | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Bizzy Bee Indoor Play Center, 7671 Northwoods Blvd. Suite A, North Charleston | $25 (child), $5 (adult) | Celebrate the new year early with pizza, balloon drops, games + giveaways. 

Cause
Foundry Point’s Polar Plunge to Fight Hunger | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 12 p.m. | Foundry Point, 6 Huguenin Ave. | Email for pricing | $10 will be donated to the Lowcountry Food Bank in honor of each jumper.

Dish
Wild Common + Dom Pérignon New Year’s Eve | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 6 p.m. | Wild Common, 103 Spring St. | $195 | Enjoy a five-course meal + a glass of Dom Pérignon to conclude 2020.

Holiday
Republic’s New Year’s Eve Party | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 6 p.m.-10:30 p.m. | Republic Garden & Lounge, 462 King St. | $85 | Open bar, live music, hors d’oeuvres + party favors.
Good Riddance 2020 Party | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 6-11 p.m. | Uncork Charleston, 476 King St. | $10 cover charge | Reservations recommended.
Bourbon N’ Bubbles New Years Eve | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 6 p.m.-12:30 a.m. | Bourbon N’ Bubbles, 570 King St. | $100 | Tickets include hors d’oeuvres, dessert + party favors. Cash bar ends at 10:30 p.m.
Rooftop New Year’s Eve Party | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 7 p.m.-1 a.m. | The Rooftop Bar at Vendue, 19 Vendue Range | $25 cover charge | Ring in the New Year with a live DJ, party favors + a champagne toast.
Biergarten NYE Party 2020 | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | $125 (general admission), $750 (premier booth) | Premier booth tickets include early admission + bottle service.
Yorktown Countdown NYE 2021 | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. | USS Yorktown, 40 Patriots Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant | $85-$290 | Purchase an all-inclusive NYE dinner ticket to receive early entry + enjoy a five-course meal aboard the USS Yorktown.
New Year’s Eve Speakeasy VIP Party | Thurs., Dec. 31 | 8 p.m.-1 a.m. | Eli’s Table, 129 Meeting St. | $150 | Indoor + outdoor party limited to 100 people.

Friday, Jan. 1

TryThis
New Years Day Brunch & Pajama Party | Fri., Jan. 1 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bohemian Bull, 1531 Folly Rd. | Prices vary | Menu features $10 mimosa carafes + $8 all-you-can-eat pancakes.
Biergarten Pajama Brunch Party | Fri., Jan. 1 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Bay Street Biergarten, 549 E. Bay St. | Prices vary | Complimentary mimosa given to those 21+.

Holiday
New Years Day on the Deck | Fri., Jan. 1 | 12-3 p.m. | Charleston Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy. | Free | Kick off the new year with band Durty Dub.

Active
Resolve to Evolve | Fri., Jan. 1 | 2-5 p.m. | Community Yoga, 815 Savannah Hwy. | $35 | A day of journaling, meditation + yoga flow to start off the new year.

Show
Uncle Tim’s Bench | Fri., Jan. 1 | 8-11 p.m. | Stones Throw Tavern, 3417 Shelby Ray Ct. | Free admission

Saturday, Jan. 2

Art
Boards & Brunch DIY Workshop | Sat., Jan. 2 | 10 a.m.-1 p.m. | Board & Brush, 1300 Savannah Hwy. | $68 | Choose your own wood piece to construct + decorate.

ForKids
Live Storytime with Rapunzel | Sat., Jan. 2 | 6 p.m. | Virtual via Curiouser Entertainment | Free | Tune in to Facebook Live for a storytime and meet + greet with Rapunzel.

Show
Fowl Play Trio @ Zavarella’s | Sat., Jan. 2 | 6-9 p.m. | The Veranda at Zavs, 1937 Clements Ferry Rd. | Free admission
Shem Creeps Live | Sat., Jan. 2 | 8:30-9:30 p.m. | Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Rd. | Free admission

Sunday, Jan. 3

TryThis
House & Wax | Sun., Jan. 3 | 12-5 p.m. | Tobin’s Market, 197 Jackson St. | $10 donation encouraged | A live candle making event + silent auction to support non-profit Going Places

WaterCooler
Soling Fleet 2020/21 Points Race Day | Sun., Jan. 3 | 2-4 p.m. | James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Dr. | Free | Others are encouraged to bring their own boats, watch the races + even sail in open races.

Active
Virtual Meditation | Sun., Jan. 3 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Virtual via Unitarian Church in Charleston | Free | “Reflect on a reading or podcast followed by 20 minutes of meditation, led by Gary Smith.”