Huffin’ For The Stuffin’ 5K, Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Pl., Summerville Fleet Feet’s fifth annual race benefits Dorchester Paws through the Goose Creek Police Department. Registration is $40 and closes on Wednesday, Nov. 22.
Turkey Trot, Sanctuary Beach Access, 1 Sanctuary Dr., Kiawah Island Join this one-mile walk or a one to three-mile run on the beach + enjoy complimentary coffee and hot cocoa before the festivities. This event is free.
And for those itching to start training for theCooper River Bridge Run, you’ve got four months to double-knot those laces. Read on for five running clubs across the Lowcountry for runners of every ability.
“Pippin” | Friday, Nov. 17 | 7:30-9:30 p.m. | Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., Charleston | $25-$30 | There’s magic to do at this musical about glory, love, and war.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Donut Fest Charleston | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 1-4 p.m. | Rusty Bull Brewing Co., 337 King St., Charleston | $15-$40 | Enjoy a day of donut + beer sampling.
It’s in the Stick: A Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop | Saturday, Nov. 18 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Sarah Fishburne-Williams, 1561 Mosstree Rd., North Charleston | $75 | Adults aged 18 and up can experience using a nailbone, sweetgrass, bulrush, palmetto fronds, and pine needles to create a sweetgrass item.
South Carolina’s ports provide the state with a unique economic advantage. | Photo provided by SC Ports
Shipping crates and cargo ships are a common sight along the South Carolina coast, but did you know shipping creates a massive economic impact for our state? That economic impact is to the tune of$86.7 billion annually— and $1.5 billion in tax revenue generated for the state, according to the South Carolina Ports Authority’s annual report.
The ports also create a lot of jobs. As of 2023, 1 in 9 SC jobs depend on the ports — and the jobs it creates pay 23% higher than the average state wage.
That’s huge — and the impact isn’t just along the coast. Every region of the state benefits economically from port operations connecting SC to global markets. The entire southeastern region benefits too, with billions of dollars generated from South Carolina’s ports positively impacting six neighboring states.
$46.75 million. That’s the amount the Wando Crossing Shopping Center in Mount Pleasant sold for. Ziff Real Estate Partners of East Cooper is the new owner of the 21-acre retail center. Maybe it can sell that final vacant spot in the otherwise occupied site. (The Post and Courier)
Speaking of Fleet Feet... The new West Ashley store is now open. Hit up Ashley Landing Shopping Center at 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. and shop all the running gear you’ll need for those turkey trots.
71 out of 100. That’s the Holy City’s score for the Human Rights Campaign’s 2023 Municipal Equality Index which dives into municipal laws and how inclusive they are of LGBTQ+ people. In case you missed it, that’s the same score as last year.
A hotel on top of the Pineapple Fountain? It’s possible — in the Charleston edition of MONOPOLY, that is. Local organizations, businesses, and sites are featured in this special Holy City version of the board game, the only one licensed in the state. (Holy City Sinner)
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