October PlanAhead: Your October Charleston events calendar

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Open Mic Comedy Night | Every Monday | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 East Montague Ave., Ste. D, North Charleston | Free | Experience Charleston’s best comics in this 21+ show. 🎤

Monday Night Bingo | Every Monday | 6-8 p.m. | Low Tide Brewing | Free | Bingo is back — enjoy brews and bites from Root Note + win prizes.

Two Fer Trivia | Every Tuesday | 7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy 2-for-1 burgers and sandwiches + win up to $50 in Palmetto cash.

Trivia Tuesday | Every Tuesday | 7-9 p.m. | Container Bar, 2130 Mt. Pleasant St., Mt. Pleasant | Free | Tackle trivia during dinner from 5 local food trucks + top 3 teams win a prize.

Fall Garden Strolls & Wine Tasting | Every Wednesday | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $25+ | Sample a wide variety of wine while strolling through historic gardens. 🍷

Holy City Farmers Market | Every Wednesday | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free | Come by for live music + support local vendors with items for sale. 🌾

West Ashley Farmers Market | Every Wednesday | 3-6:30 p.m. | 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods. 🥬

Live Under the Oaks | Every Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | $25+ | Rock out with the featured band of the week + enjoy bites from local food trucks and drinks from Burtons Grill — chair and blankets recommended.

Paws on the Patio | Every Thursday | 6-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | Bring your 4-legged friend for brews from Revelry Brewing and bites from Dashi to benefit the Charleston Animal Society + treat your dog to a pup pop from King of Pops. 

Fossil Friday | Every Friday | 2-4 p.m. | The Charleston Museum | Free | Finish the week with fossils as Curator of Natural History Matthew Gibson shares his latest finds. 🦴

Charleston Brewery District Free Trolley | Every Saturday | 1-9 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company | Free | Hop on and off this free trolley + explore 10 of Charleston’s favorite breweries.

Sea Island Farmers Market | Every Saturday | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island | Free | Explore this 1-stop-shop market for seasonal goodies from over 50 vendors + snack on Dough Boyz and Huey Cali food trucks.

Challenge Course Adventures | Every Saturday | 1-2:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $15 | Showcase your sense of adventure this Saturday by balancing, leaping + swinging through this daring course. 🏞 

Bendy Brewski Yoga at Holy City | Every Sunday | 6:30 p.m. | Holy City Brewing | $15 | Enjoy drinks + a view of the marsh as you share yoga love with the community. 🍺

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Every Sunday | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food from 40+ farmers and artisans. 🌽

Friday, October 1

Oktoberfest | Fri., Oct. 1- Sun., Oct. 3 | 1-5 p.m. + 6-10 p.m. | Estuary Beans & Barley, 3538 Meeks Farm Road, Johns Island | $25 | Fill up your weekend with bites, brews, and live music + receive an Oktoberfest mug to try the newly released Fest Beer. 🍺

Yacht Rock Revue | Fri., Oct. 1 | 7 p.m. | The Windjammer | $30 | Jam out to ‘70s and ‘80s tunes with the band that trademarked the term “yacht rock.”

Molly Dunrin Live | Fri., Oct. 1 | 6:30 p.m. | Charleston City Market | Free | Jumpstart your weekend with live music at the Charleston Night Market. 🎸

Parents Night Out | Fri., Oct. 1 | 5-9 p.m. | Bees Landing Recreation Center | $15 | Calling all kids ages 5-12 — come by for a night with pizza, games, and movies.

Bingo, Beers & Bowling | Fri., Oct. 1 | 5:30 p.m. | The Alley, 131 Columbus St. | $5 | Celebrate Charleston Pride Week with a game of bingo + sip on brews while you bowl.

Fall escape with Atelier Maison & Co.| Fri., Oct. 1-Sun., Oct. 3 | Times and locations vary | Free | Atelier Maison & Co. has put together the perfect itinerary to visit Asheville this weekend. From the best breweries to Asheville classics, there’s tons to explore. Ⓟ

Saturday, October 2

Harvest Home Weekend | Sat., Oct. 2- Sun., Oct. 3 | 9:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | Free with admission | Get in the fall spirit with festivities for the whole family — enjoy food vendors, a pumpkin patch, scarecrow building, pumpkin decorating, and live music.

Goose Creek Fall Festival | Sat., Oct. 2 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd., Goose Creek | Free | Welcome fall with fun for the whole family — bring canned goods to benefit Helping Hands and receive 2 raffle tickets.  

Sweetgrass Basket Weaving Workshop | Sat., Oct. 2 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | The Charleston Museum | $75+ | Learn about this longtime Lowcountry tradition during a hands-on workshop led by local artisan Sarah Edwards-Hammond. 

Charleston Battery vs. Tampa Bay Rowdies | Sat., Oct. 2 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point | $12+ | You won’t want to miss Military Appreciation Night with Charleston’s premier professional soccer club. ⚽️ 

Oktoberfest | Sat., Oct. 2 | 12-6 p.m. | Hutchinson Square, 200 S. Main St., Summerville | Free | Stop by for fall fun featuring games, music, food, drinks + a kiddieland area.

Bird Fest | Sat., Oct. 2 | 8 a.m.-3 p.m. | Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Rd., Monks Corner | $5 | Fly over to the 4th Annual Bird Fest featuring organizations that protect birds + enjoy bites from Flight food truck, keynote speakers, and bird encounters. 

Challenge Course Adventures | Sat., Oct. 2 | 1-2:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $15 | Showcase your sense of adventure by balancing, leaping + swinging through this daring course. 🏞 

Better North Bridge Ride | Sat., Oct. 2 | 2-5 p.m. | Freehouse Brewery, 2895 Pringle St., North Charleston | Free | Support Charleston Moves during a police-escorted bike ride over the Ashley River + enjoy bites from local restaurants and live music. 

Hope Jam Childhood Cancer Benefit | Sat., Oct. 2 | 6-9:30 p.m. | The Windjammer | $20 | Jam out to Werid Science to benefit childhood cancer. 

Prism Party at Union Station | Sat., Oct. 2 | 7-11 p.m. | Union Station, 652 King St. | $20 | Celebrate Charleston Pride at the biggest event of the week with a night of dancing, drag queens + drink specials — ages 18+ only.

BASSTOBER Music & Vendors | Sat., Oct. 2 | 5 p.m.-2 a.m. | The Purple Buffalo | $10 | Rock out with a night filled with local talent, vendors + a laser show.

Swingin’ Sinatra Saturday | Sat., Oct. 2 | 7-9 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge | $30+ | Join the Joe Clark Big Band for a night of your favorite Frank Sinatra songs. 

Tri-County Read United: 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Kickoff | Sat., Oct. 2 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Various locations | Free | Trident United Way, Berkeley County Library System, Charleston County Public Library and Dorchester County Library are partnering to promote reading to newborns, infants, toddlers and preschoolers. Ⓟ

Sunday, October 3

First Sunday | Sun., Oct. 3 | 12-4 p.m. | Tobin’s Market | Free | Support nonprofits and organizations in the Lowcountry at this monthly market — snacks will be available + live music starts at 1p.m. 🧺

Keep Shop Makers Fair | Sun., Oct. 3 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Hotel Emeline, 181 Church St. | Free | Jumpstart your holiday shopping with pieces from local artists + enjoy refreshments from Frannie & The Fox. 

The Beach Boys | Sun., Oct. 3 | 9-11 p.m. | Charleston Gaillard Center | $60+ | Join the “Surfin’ USA” singers on their 2021 Feel Flows tour — 1 download of Mike Love’s new album is included with every ticket. 

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Oct. 3 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food. 🌽

Grower Champagne Comparing Terroirs Seminar | Sun., Oct. 3 | 4-6 p.m. | Culinary Institute of Charleston, 66 Columbus St. | $75 | Join special guest speaker Lauren Reches for a night of learning about + tasting over 10 champagnes — light bites will be available. 

Monday, October 4

Open Mic Comedy Night | Mon., Oct. 4 | 4-6 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 East Montague Ave., Ste. D, North Charleston | Free | Experience Charleston’s best comics in this 21+ show. 🎤

Mini Sign Workshop | Mon., Oct. 4 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Board & Brush, 1300 Savannah Hwy. | $35 | Register now for a Halloween mini sign workshop — all materials are provided. 🎨

Jolly Folly Pickleball | Mon., Sept. 27 | 8-10 a.m. | Pirate’s Cove Playground, 510 E. Erie Ave., Folly Beach | Free | Stop by for a few rounds of pickleball — participants must sign a City of Folly Beach Activities Waiver. 👟

Monday Night Bingo | Mon., Oct. 4 | 6-8 p.m. | Low Tide Brewing | Free | Bingo is back — enjoy brews and bites from Root Note + win prizes. 

Tuesday, October 5

Gator Walk | Tue., Oct. 5 | 4-5 p.m. | Sanctuary Hotel, 1 Sanctuary Beach Dr., Kiawah Island | Free | Visit American Alligator habitats with wildlife naturalists + explore the native species of the Lowcountry.

Two Fer Trivia | Tue., Oct. 5 | 7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy 2-for-1 burgers and sandwiches + win up to $50 in Palmetto cash.

Naughty Ghosts — Family Night | Tue., Oct. 5 | 6-8 p.m. | Painting with a Twist, 2511 N. Main St., Ste. B, Summerville | $38 | Showcase your creativity with a spooky painting night — children must be 7 and up.

Crossed Looks Art Exhibit | Tue., Oct. 5 | 11 a.m.-4 p.m. | Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art | Free | Explore art by photographer Namsa Leuba during her 1st solo exhibition featuring over 90 works of the visual identity of the African diaspora. 

Trivia Tuesday | Tue., Oct. 5 | 7-9 p.m. | Container Bar, 2130 Mt. Pleasant St. | Free | Tackle trivia during dinner from 5 local food trucks + top 3 teams win a prize.

Wednesday, October 6

Fall Garden Strolls & Wine Tasting | Wed., Oct. 6 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $25+ | Sample a wide variety of wine while strolling through historic gardens. 🍷

Dead on the Deck | Wed., Oct. 6 | 6:30-10 p.m. | The Pour House | $5 | Groove to the best of The Grateful Dead with this concert featuring The Reckoning. 

Recolor your Money Mood | Wed., Oct. 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Hilton Garden Inn, 46 Lockwood Dr. | $175 | Join Money Moods Founder Jenne Sevilla as she provides tips and tricks about spending and saving habits + enjoy drinks and light bites.

Butterflies of the Lowcountry Gardens | Wed., Oct. 6 | 10-11 a.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | Free with admission | Fly over to visit this butterfly garden featuring native butterfly species + learn how gardening for butterflies supports other pollinator populations and benefits vegetables and fruits.

Holy City Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 6 | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free | Come by for this weekly pop up event featuring live music + local vendors. 🌾

West Ashley Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 6 | 3-6:30 p.m. | 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods. 🥬

Family Kayaking | Sun., Oct. 3 | 1-3 p.m. | Mingo Point, 876 Kiawah Island Pkwy., Kiawah Island | $60 | Explore the natural beauty of the island on a kayak + keep your eyes out for a dolphin sighting. 🛶

Thursday, October 7

Lauren Daigle World Tour | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 7:30 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum | $28+ | You won’t want to miss this performance by a 2-time Grammy Award winning artist. 

The Black Jacket Symphony Presents Pink Floyd’s ‘The Wall’ | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 8 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $35+ | Rock on to the best of Pink Floyd with this tribute concert. 🎸

Live at Firefly Fall Concert Series | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 7 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | $25+ | Walker Hayes is in the Lowcountry — enjoy food trucks and Firefly cocktails + bring blankets and chairs. 🎶

Live Under the Oaks | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | $25+ | Grab your favorite chair and blanket — The Pluff Mud String Band is guaranteed to liven up your Thursday + enjoy bites from local food trucks and drinks from Burtons Grill.

Wine on the Piazza —  Edmondston Alston House | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 4:30-6 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | Free with admission | Stop by for a self-guided tour of the Edmondston Alston House + sip on wine while overlooking the Charleston Harbor. 🍷

Oktoberfest @ The Restoration | Thurs., Oct. 7-Sat., Oct. 9 | All Day | The Restoration Hotel | Free | Welcome fall with Oktoberfest inspired activities + drink specials — all Restoration Insiders receive a special surprise. 🍺

2021 Commercial Real Estate Market Forecast | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 4-7 p.m. | Charleston Marriott Hotel, 170 Lockwood Blvd. | $50+ | Network with 500 real estate professionals during a presentation + reception. 

Paws on the Patio | Thurs., Oct. 7 | 6-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | It’s Golden Retriever Night at Dashi bring your 4-legged friend for brews from Revelry Brewing and bites from Dashi to benefit the Charleston Animal Society + treat your dog to a pup pop from King of Pops. 

Moon Over Buffalo | Fri., Oct. 8 | 8 p.m. | Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St., Summerville | $20+ | It’s opening night for this comedic play directed by Leslie Ross + Alan Rosenfeld.

Friday, October 8

Clay Page + Friends | Fri., Oct. 8 | 7-10 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Company | Free | Ring in the weekend with this country music star + American Idol Finalist. 

Summerville Flowertown Festival | Fri., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 10 | 9 a.m.-4 p.m. | 200 N. Main St., Summerville | Free with admission | Experience one of the largest arts + crafts festivals in the Southeast to benefit the Summerville YMCA.

Harvest Moon: A Tribute to Neil Young | Fri., Oct. 8 | 9 p.m.-12 a.m. | Charleston Pour House | $15 | Come by for live music paying homage to Neil Young’s classic tunes + stay for drink specials. 

Oktoberfest Celebration Concert | Fri., Oct. 8 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Frothy Beard Off World, 117 S. Main St., Summerville | Free | Enjoy traditional Polka music mixed with modern mashups while sipping on brews — Lederhosen encouraged.

Comedy Night | Fri., Oct. 8 | 7 p.m. | Southern Roots Park Circle, 1083 E. Montague Ave. | $15 | Experience a lineup of nationally touring comedians for a night of laughs, bites + brews during this full-service show.

Wait Until Dark | Fri., Oct. 8 | 3 p.m. | Queen Street Playhouse | $16+ | It’s opening night of the award winning play “Wait Until Dark” — grab your tickets now for this mysterious show. 

Saturday, October 9

Village Vision 5K Fun Run/Walk | Sat., Oct. 9 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. | Palmetto County Park, 444 Needlerush Pkwy., Mt. Pleasant | $25 | Walk or run to raise money to provide affordable living to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. 👟

Fall into Giving | Sat., Oct. 9 | 7 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Support Charleston’s Catholic Charities during a virtual fundraising event featuring an online auction.

Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon & 5K Run | Sat., Oct. 9 | 8 a.m.-12 p.m. | Johns Island County Park | $45 | Experience Charleston’s fall foliage while participating in this scenic half marathon + 5K.

Avondale 5K & Walk | Sat., Oct. 9 | 8-11 a.m. | Triangle Char & Bar, 828 Savannah Hwy. | $35+ | Run to support the Charles Webb Center — a developmental day care serving children with special needs. 

Turtle Trek 5K + Kids Fun Run | Sat., Oct. 9 | 3-5:30 p.m. | Isle of Palms County Park, 1 14th Ave., Isle of Palms | $35+ | Bring the whole family for this sunset 5K and Fun Run to benefit the South Carolina Aquarium Sea Turtle Care Center + enjoy light refreshments and an awards celebration after the run. 

Charleston Mimosa Festival | Sat., Oct. 9 | 1-5 p.m. | The Bend, 337 Azalea Dr., North Charleston | $50 | Find your favorite mimosa flavor + enjoy food vendors, live music, and a DJ — chairs and blankets are encouraged. 

In-Store Book Signing with Paul Attaway | Sat., Oct. 9 | 1-3 p.m. | Buxton Books, 2 Cumberland St. | Free | Join Paul Attaway for a signing of his latest book, “Blood in the Low Country.”

Dragon Boat in the Park | Sat., Oct. 9 | 2-3:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $35 | No experience required for this boating experience on the James Island County Park Lake — must be 16+ to participate. 

Charleston Brewery District Free Trolley | Sat., Oct. 9 | 1-9 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company | Free | Hop on and off this free trolley + explore 10 of Charleston’s favorite breweries.

Outdoor Tai Chi at Dashi | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10-11 a.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | $10 | Come for an all-ages Tai Chi class hosted by Living in Motion + stay for brunch on Dashi’s patio.

○ Living History Through the Eyes of the Enslaved | Sat., Oct. 9 | 10 a.m.-3 p.m. | Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. | $29 | Join historians for this living history program featuring brick making, storytelling, outdoor cooking, blacksmithing + tours of restored cabins — students and teachers receive free admission.

○ St. Matthew’s Oktoberfest | Sat., Oct. 9 | 12-6 p.m. | St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St. | Free | Celebrate the start of fall with this family-friendly festival including German goodies, brews, a kinderzone + Hans Schmidt German Band.

Sea Island Farmers Market | Sat., Oct. 8 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island | Free | Explore this 1-stop-shop market for seasonal goodies from over 50 vendors + snack on Dough Boyz and Huey Cali food trucks.

Sunday, October 10

Lewis Barbecue 4th Annual Chile Roast | Sun., Oct. 10 | 1-4 p.m. | Lewis Barbecue | Free | Sunday is heating up — come by for a spicy celebration featuring roasted chiles, a tasting tent with local chefs, live music + margaritas from upcoming eatery Rancho Lewis. 

○ Lowcountry Holiday High Tea | Sun., Oct. 10 | 5-6 p.m. | Virtual | $15 | Join the Charleston Chapter of Les Dames D’Escoffier for a virtual demonstration of the history of brewing + serving tea — participants will receive recipes to create their own high tea experience.

Charleston Battery vs. Hartford Athletic | Sun., Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point, Mt. Pleasant | $12+ | Support Charleston’s professional soccer club during their third home game of the season. ⚽️

Charleston Magic Show | Sun., Oct. 10 | 7 p.m. | Forte Jazz Lounge | $15+ | Known as “The Celebrities’ Magician,” Carl Michael is guaranteed to amaze. 🎫

Charleston County Parks’ Latin American Festival | Sun., Oct. 10 | 12-5 p.m. | Wannamaker County Park | $5+ | Celebrate Latin American and Caribbean culture with music, food, drinks, dancing, folkloric artwork + crafts during this family-friendly event. 

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Oct. 10 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food. 🌽

Monday, October 11

Open Mic Comedy Night | Mon., Oct. 11 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 East Montague Ave., Ste. D, North Charleston | Free | Experience Charleston’s best comics in this 21+ show. 🎤

Monday Night Bingo | Mon., Oct. 11 | 6-8 p.m. | Low Tide Brewing | Free | Bingo is back — enjoy brews and bites from food trucks + win prizes.

CofC Concert: Jazz Faculty | Mon., Oct. 11 | 7:30-8:30 p.m. | Sottile Theatre, 44 George St. | Free | Enjoy a night of smooth jazz music performed by faculty members of the College of Charleston Department of Music. 

Women & Gender Studies Panel Discussion: Namsa Leuba | Mon., Oct. 11 | 7 p.m. | Halsey Institute Galleries | Free | Join 4 College of Charleston panelists for a discussion of artist Namsa Leuba’s work — virtual participation option available.  

Tuesday, October 12

Sullivan’s Charcuterie Workshop | Tue., Oct. 12 | 6-8 p.m. | The Estuary, 3538 Meeks Farm Rd., Johns Island | $60 | Create your own charcuterie board with instruction from Sullivan’s Board Co. 一 all supplies will be provided. 🧀

Bird Watching Walk | Tue., Oct. 12 | 7-9 a.m. | Wall Lowcountry Lowcountry Center, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | Free with admission | Don’t forget your binoculars + walking shoes for this bird watching tour guided by Hal Vivian. ​​

Cuban Night with Gino Castillo + The Cuban Cowboys | Tue., Oct. 12 | 7:30 p.m. | Tobin’s Market. 197 Jackson St. | $5 | Vibe to some of Charleston’s favorite Cuban musicians during this high-energy night of dancing, drinking + enjoying small bites. 

Succulent Covered Pumpkin Arrangement Workshop | Tue., Oct. 12 | 6 p.m. | Frothy Beard Off World, 117 S. Main St., Summerville | $55 | Elevate your fall decor by creating your own succulent covered pumpkin 一 your first drink is free + all materials will be provided.

Two Fer Trivia | Tue., Oct. 12 | 7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy 2-for-1 burgers and sandwiches + win up to $50 in Palmetto cash.

Wednesday, October 13

Fall Garden Strolls & Wine Tasting | Wed., Oct. 13 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $25+ | Sample a wide variety of wine while strolling through historic gardens. 🍷

Time for Tots | Wed., Oct. 13 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Rd., Moncks Corner | $5 | Calling all 2-5 year olds 一 come by for reptile crafts, movies + books for an educational morning. 

Paints & Pints | Wed., Oct. 13 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | $30 | 1st pint is on the house during this step-by-step painting class taught by For the Love of Art.   

The Future of Photojournalism | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6 p.m. | Sottile Theatre- College of Charleston, 44 George St. | Free | Join a panel discussion about the challenges photojournalists face in the current media environment. 📑

Beyond the MVP- Efficiency Hacks to Take Your Company to the Next Level | Wed., Oct. 13 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Charleston Tech Center, 997 Morrison Dr. | $40 | Join Brian Hutchins as he shares unconventional tips for taking your business to the next level. 

Holy City Farmers Market | Wed. Oct. 13 | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free | Come by for live music + support local vendors with items for sale. 🌾

West Ashley Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 13 | 3-6:30 p.m. | 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods. 🥬

Waring Library Society Lecture Series: The Warren A. Sawyer Lecture | Wed., Oct. 13 | 6 p.m. | Virtual via Zoom | Free | Dr. Jonathan Jones from the Virginia Military Institute will present “The U.S. Civil War and America’s First Opioid Crisis” — registration required by Tues., Oct. 12 at 5 p.m. as space is limited. 

Thursday, October 14

Boz Scaggs: Out of the Blues Tour | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 8 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $79+ | Experience Boz Scaggs unique mix of R&B + jazz as he debuts his latest album. 🎤

Live Under the Oaks | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | Free | Rock out with Wombat Junction + enjoy bites from local food trucks and drinks from Burtons Grill — chairs and blankets recommended.

Starlight Yoga | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., North Charleston | $8 | Embrace the moon + stars as your classroom during this all-level class — participants will receive a glowing prize. 🌠

Lowcountry’s Local First’s October Local Social | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Coast Coffee Roasters, 108 E. 3rd N. St., Summerville | $15 | Engage with local business owners + build connections during this event focused on local ownership.

Paws on the Patio | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 6-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | It’s Cavalier King Charles Spaniel Night at Dashi — bring your 4-legged friend for beers from Revelry Brewing and food from Dashi + treat your dog to a pup pop.. 

Yappy Hour | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 5-7 p.m. | James Island County Park | Free | Enjoy live music by Matt Jordan + sip on drinks while you play with your 4-legged friend. 🐶

Ghost Boat Tour | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 7:15-8:45 p.m. | Charleston Maritime Center, 10 Wharfside St. | $20+ | Get in the spooky spirit with a boat ride featuring ghost stories and Gullah superstitions + wear your favorite Halloween costume for the chance to win prizes — recommended for ages 6 and up.

Wind Down at WestEdge | Thurs., Oct. 14 | 5-8 p.m. | WestEdge Charleston, 22 WestEdge | Free | Enjoy the cooler weather with live music, happy hour specials, drink deals + an outdoor space to relax.

Friday, October 15

Rave from the Grave | Fri., Oct. 15-Sat., Oct. 16 | 6 p.m.-2 a.m. | The Purple Buffalo, 2702 Azalea Dr., North Charleston | $15+ | Start with the weekend with this scary-good EDM show featuring music from DJ Kinetick + Plex.

Lowcountry Ecology Tour | Fri., Oct. 15 | 9-10:30 a.m. | The Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Dr. | $20+ | Join the Charleston Museum’s National History Curator on an educational walk exploring the Lowcountry’s native ecosystem. 🌿

The Spaces Between: Tracy Fitzpatrick and Diedra Harris-Kelley on Romare Bearden: Abstraction | Fri., Oct. 15 | 12-1 p.m. | The Gibbes Museum of Art | $10+ | Explore Romare Bearden’s abstract art with the Bearden Exhibition Curator + Co-Director of the Romare Bearden Foundation. 

Chasing the Light | Fri., Oct. 15 | 10-11 a.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $10+ | Explore Tanya Ackerman’s inspiration for her photography of Pawleys Island + discuss her latest book “Chasing the Light.”

Fall Nights: Constellations | Fri., Oct. 15- Sat., Oct. 16 | 7 p.m. | Battery Gadsden, 1917 I’on Ave., Sullivan’s Island | $40 | Enjoy an outdoor performance of the romantic, award-winning play “Constellations.”  

Monarch Migration | Fri., Oct. 15 | 4-6 p.m. | Folly Beach County Park | $10 | Explore the migration of monarch butterflies + contribute to butterfly research with the unique opportunity to potentially tag butterflies.

Saturday, October 16

Mt. Joy & Trampled by Turtles | Sat., Oct. 16 | 7:30 p.m. | The Woodlands Nature Reserve | $74 | Rock out with the “Silver Lining” singers as they continue their fall tour — act fast, tickets are sure to sell out. 

Frothy Beard Prehistoric Party | Sat., Oct. 16 | 11:30 a.m. | Frothy Beard Brewing, 117 S. Main St., Summerville | Free | Travel back in time during this dino-themed beer release featuring drink specials + limited edition t-shirts.

Salty Dog Hushpuppy Fest | Sat., Oct. 16 | 4 p.m. | The Salty Dog, 1882 Andell Bluff Blvd., Seabrook Island | Free | Try the world famous hushpuppies and enjoy waterfront dining with live music + fresh seafood.

Walter O. Evans on Romare Bearden | Sat., Oct. 16 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | The Gibbes Museum of Art | $10+ | It’s the opening weekend of the exhibition “Romare Bearden: Abstraction” — join Walter O. Evans for a special presentation of this 1800s-1900s Black artwork collection. 🖼

Walk to End Alzheimers | Sat., Oct. 16 | 10 a.m. | Riverfront Park | $100+ | Walk to benefit the Alzheimer’s Association + help reach the goal of raising $296,000 — “walk from home” experiences also available.

Pink Promenade Catwalk + Cocktails | Sat., Oct. 16 | 11 a.m.-1 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | $25 | Think Pink this weekend support the Roper St. Francis Foundation Breast Cancer Program with a special fashion show featuring cancer survivor models + receive two champagne tickets and brunch bites from Burtons Grill.

Fall Crafts Festival | Sat., Oct. 16 | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Antiques & Artisans Village, 619 Old Trolley Rd., Summerville | Free | Shop for fall goodies from local crafters, artisans + artists. 

Fall Park Circle Art Walk | Sat., Oct. 16 | 12-5 p.m. | Park Circle Neighborhood, North Charleston | Free | Walk, bike, or drive through Park Circle to view art from local artist’s front yards.

4th Annual Pumpkin Carving Event | Sat., Oct. 16 | 3-5 p.m. + 7-9 p.m. | Avondale Wine & Cheese, 813 Savannah Hwy., Ste. B.| $10 | Have a gourd time + get in the Halloween spirit during this fall favorite activity — pumpkins, stencils, and carving tools included with admission.

Challenge Course Adventures | Sat., Oct. 16 | 1-2:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $15 | Go on an adventure this Saturday by balancing, leaping + swinging through this daring course — must be 10+ years old to participate. 🏞

Charleston Brewery District Free Trolley | Sat., Oct. 16 | 1-9 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company | Free | Hop on and off this free trolley + explore 10 of Charleston’s favorite breweries.

Daddy Daughter Dance | Sat., Oct. 16 | 5-8 p.m. | The Green Barn at Carnes Crossing, Summerville | $45 | Calling all dads, uncles, brothers, and grandpas — dance the night away during a daddy daughter dance featuring Chick-fil-A catering, a balloon artist + a photographer. 

Sea Island Farmers Market | Sat., Oct. 16 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island | Free | Explore this 1-stop-shop market for seasonal goodies from over 50 vendors + snack on Dough Boyz and Huey Cali food trucks.

Sunday, October 17

Family Day: Games in the Garden | Sun., Oct. 17 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | Free with admission | Play Colonial games + explore the 110-acre property for a day that’s perfect for all ages. 🌷

Children’s Day Festival | Sun., Oct. 17 | 12-5 p.m. | Park West Recreation Complex | Free | Enjoy carnival rides, inflatable slides, live entertainment, face painting + concessions to support East Cooper Schools. 

Beatles vs. Stones: A Musical Showdown | Sun., Oct. 17 | 7:30 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $25+ | Back up your favorite band with this musical showdown that’s sure to get you on your feet.

Free Verse: Poetry & Pancakes | Sun., Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Daps Breakfast & Imbile | Free | Spend Sunday brunch with poets creating custom poems for everyone who orders a pancake.

Thrifters + Drifters Fall Market | Sun., Oct. 17 | 11 a.m.-5 p.m. | The Royal American | Free | Get a head start on holiday shopping with this can’t-miss market featuring 15+ vendors + enjoy Royal American’s newly updated menu for bites and brews. 

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Oct. 17 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food. 🌽

Monday, October 18

Make a Beautiful Arrangement with Dried Flowers | Mon., Oct. 18 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center Auditorium, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $45+ | Embrace the fall foliage as horticulturist Viki Richardson explains how to create a dried flower arrangement during this hands-on experience.

Monday Night Bingo | Mon., Oct. 18 | 6-8 p.m. | Low Tide Brewing | Free | Bingo is back — enjoy brews and bites from food trucks + win prizes.

Team Trivia | Mon., Oct. 18 | 7 p.m. | Home Team BBQ West Ashley, 1205 Ashley River Rd. | Free | Gather your friends + family for this fast-paced trivia game — top 3 teams win Home Team gift cards up to $50.

Open Mic Comedy Night | Mon., Oct. 18 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 E. Montague Ave. Ste. D, North Charleston | Free, donations accepted | Laugh along with some of the Lowcountry’s favorite comics during this comedy night. 🎤

Tuesday, October 19

Charleston Open Source Virtual Career Fair | Tues., Oct. 19 | 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Meet some of Charleston’s top tech companies and learn more about available positions + how to grow your career in Charleston’s tech industry. Ⓟ

Pat Benatar & Niel Giraldo Rockin’ The Gaillard Center | Tue., Oct. 19 | 7:30-10:30 p.m. | The Gaillard Center | $97.75+ | Calling all 80’s rock fans — you won’t want to miss this show featuring 4-time Grammy award winner Pat Benatar. 

Kiawah Bobcats: Understanding Lynx in the Food Chain | Tue., Oct. 19 | 6:30-8 p.m. | South Carolina Aquarium | $10 | Join Jim Jordan as he teaches about the Lowcountry bobcat population + find out ways you can help ensure a future for bobcats.

Discovery Day: Pluff Mud Party | Tue., Oct. 19 | 10-11 a.m. | The Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Dr. | $10+ | Get messy with mud art projects perfect for ages 2-5 and spend the day exploring the Charleston Museum, historic houses, and Dill Sanctuary.

Two Fer Trivia | Tue., Oct. 19 | 7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy 2-for-1 burgers and sandwiches + win up to $50 in Palmetto cash.

Trivia Tuesday | Tue., Oct. 19 | 7-9 p.m. | Container Bar, 2130 Mt. Pleasant St. | Free | Tackle trivia during dinner from 5 local food trucks + top 3 teams win a prize.

Wednesday, October 20

Fall Garden Strolls + Wine Tasting | Wed., Oct. 20 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $25+ | Find your new favorite wine as you sip + stroll through historic gardens.

On Wednesdays We Drink Pink | Wed., Oct. 20 | 7-10 p.m. | Uptown Social, 587 King St. | $20+ | Come out to this charity event for Breast Cancer Awareness Month featuring a DJ, specialty pink drinks, small bites, and a raffle — all proceeds benefit Share Our Suzy.

Charleston Battery vs. LA Galaxy II | Wed., Oct. 20 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point | $12+ | Kick it with Charleston’s professional soccer club as they take on LA Galaxy II. ⚽️

Holy City Farmers Market | Wed. Oct. 20 | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free | Come by for live music + support local vendors with items for sale. 🌾

West Ashley Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 20 | 3-6:30 p.m. | Ackerman Park, 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods. 🥬

Thursday, October 21

Live Under the Oaks | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6-8 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | $25+ | Listen to husband and wife duo Lyn Avenue + grab snacks local food trucks and drinks from Burtons Grill — chairs and blankets recommended.

North Charleston Business Expo | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. | Charleston Area Convention Center, 5000 Coliseum Dr., North Charleston | Free | Network with local business owners and exhibitors + discover ways to grow your business — tickets on sale now for the networking reception. 

Paws on the Patio | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | It’s Labrador Retriever Night at Dashi — bring your 4-legged friend for beers from Revelry Brewing and food from Dashi + treat your dog to a pup pop.

Black History All Year Long: Focus on Women | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Virtual | Free | Log on for a virtual discussion focused on celebrating, respecting, and raising awareness about Black women.

Wind Down at WestEdge | Thurs., Oct. 21 | 5-8 p.m. | 22 WestEdge | Free | Enjoy the cooler weather with live music, happy hour specials, drink deals + outdoor space to relax — 2 hours of free parking available above Publix.

Friday, October 22

Fall Festival of Houses & Gardens | Fri., Oct. 22-Sun., Oct. 24 | Times vary | Various locations across Beaufort, SC | $70-80 | Glimpse into history as property owners open their private homes and gardens to public view during this three-day event ft. tours, lectures, and more (times + prices vary per activity). 🏛️ Ⓟ

Filmore | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7 p.m. | The Windjammer | $15+ | “Nothing’s Better” than a night rocking out with Filmore — must be 21+ or with a parent. 🎤

Fall Nights: Buyer & Cellar | Fri., Oct. 22- Sat., Oct. 23 | 7 p.m. | Battery Gadsden,1917 I’on Ave., Sullivan’s Island | $40 | Attend an outdoor performance of the award-winning play “Buyer & Cellar” during this partnership of the PURE Theatre group + Battery Gadsden Cultural Center.  

La Traviata | Fri., Oct. 22, Tues., Oct. 26, Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | $36+ | The Joe, 360 Fishburne St. | 1986 Americana meets 1853 Italian opera in HALO’s reimagined production of La Traviata. Ⓟ

Monarch Migration | Fri., Oct. 22 | 4-6 p.m. | Folly Beach County Park | $10 | Explore the migration of monarchs + contribute to butterfly research with the unique opportunity to potentially tag butterflies.

Fossil Friday | Fri., Oct. 22 | 2-4 p.m. | The Charleston Museum | Free | Finish the week with fossils as the Curator of Natural History shares his latest finds. 🦴

Art in the Barn | Fri., Oct. 22 | 6-9 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $45+ | Make your way to Middleton Place for a night of drinks, dinner, live music + a silent auction featuring hotel stays and sporting event tickets.

Hocus Pocus Film Screening | Fri., Oct. 22 | 7:30 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $10 | Have a wicked awesome time during a spooky screening of this classic film.

The Gap Gallery Art Show | Fri., Oct. 22 | 5-8 p.m. | The Gap, 638 King St. | Free | Explore photography, paintings, sculptures, mixed media + illustrations from local artists. 🎨

Saturday, October 23

South Carolina Stingrays vs. Greenville Swamp Rabbits | Sat., Oct. 23 | 6:05 p.m. | North Charleston Coliseum | $25 | Cheer on Charleston’s hockey team as they take on Greenville — all games are streamed on flohockey.tv if you can’t make the game. 🏒

Palmetto Freedom Fest | Sat., Oct. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | The Grounds at LTP Tennis Center, Daniel Island | $25 | You won’t want to miss Bruce Lee for a night benefiting our nation’s heroes and their families.

Cast Off Fishing Tournament | Sat., Oct. 23 | 7 a.m.-2 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Pier | $5+ | Enjoy a day on the water + reel in the biggest catch to win prizes during this family friendly event — no pre registration required. 

Challenge Course Adventures | Sat., Oct. 23 | 1-2:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $15 | Showcase your sense of adventure this Saturday by balancing, leaping + swinging through this daring course. 🏞

Punch Needle Workshop | Sat., Oct. 23 | 10 a.m.-12 p.m. | The Charleston Museum | $150+ | Join local artist Daisy McClellan for a lesson on this traditional embroidery technique + receive a start kit filled with everything you need to relax with this craft at home. 

Charleston Brewery District Free Trolley | Sat., Oct. 23 | 1-9 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company | Free | Hop on and off this free trolley + explore 10 of Charleston’s favorite breweries.

Open Mic Comedy Night | Sat., Oct. 23 | 8 p.m. | The Sparrow, 1078 East Montague Avenue Suite D, North Charleston | $12 | Experience some of Charleston’s favorite comics in this 21+ show. 🎤

Sea Island Farmers Market | Sat., Oct. 23 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island | Free | Explore this 1-stop-shop market for seasonal goodies from over 50 vendors + snack on Dough Boyz and Huey Cali food trucks.

Sunday, October 24

Donut Fest Charleston | Sun., Oct. 24 | 1-5 p.m. | TBD | $10+ | Calling all donut lovers — sample a variety of donuts + sip on beer and coffee during this event guaranteed to cure your sweet tooth.

Lowcountry Halloween Festival | Sun., Oct. 24 | 12-6 p.m. | Citadel Mall | Free | Get in the Halloween spirit with indoor trick-or-treating, face painting, a photo booth, stage demos, and crafts — stick around for surprise special guests. 🎃

3rd Annual Fall Festival | Sun., Oct. 24 | 11 a.m-3 p.m. | Holy City Brewing | Free | Stop by for games, a silent auction, make-your-own caramel apple station, and a photo booth during this event guaranteed to get the whole family in the fall spirit. 

Wait Until Dark | Sun., Oct. 24 | 3 p.m. | Queen Street Playhouse | $16+ | It’s closing night of the award winning play “Wait Until Dark” — grab your tickets now for this mysterious show. 

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Oct. 24 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and local food. 🌽

Monday, October 25

Monday Night Bingo | Mon., Oct. 25 | 6-8 p.m. | Low Tide Brewing | Free | Bingo is back — enjoy brews and bites from [insert food truck] + win prizes.

Reptile Round-up | Mon., Oct. 25 | 2-3 p.m. | Night Heron Park Nature Center, 4000 Sea Forest Dr., Kiawah Island | $10 | Engage with alligators, snakes, and turtles during this hands-on learning experience — recommended for ages 6+.

Team Trivia | Mon., Oct. 25 | 7 p.m. | Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Rd. | Free | Gather your friends and family for this fast-paced trivia game — top 3 teams win Home Team gift cards up to $50.

Tuesday, October 26

Leveler 10 Year Anniversary Tour | Tue., Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | Charleston Music Hall | $25.50+ | Rock out with Leveler on their August Burns Red Tour. 

Bird Watching Walk | Tue., Oct. 26 | 7-9 a.m. | Wall Lowcountry Center, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $60 | Don’t forget to bring your binoculars and walking shoes for this bird watching tour guided by Hal Vivian.

Two Fer Trivia | Tue., Oct. 26 | 7 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy 2-for-1 burgers and sandwiches + win up to $50 in Palmetto cash.

La Traviata | Tues., Oct. 26, Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | $36+ | The Joe, 360 Fishburne St. | 1986 Americana meets 1853 Italian opera in HALO’s reimagined production of La Traviata. Ⓟ

Trivia Tuesday | Tue., Oct. 26 | 7-9 p.m. | Container Bar, 2130 Mt. Pleasant St. | Free | Tackle trivia during dinner from 5 local food trucks + top 3 teams win a prize.

Wednesday, October 27

Fall Garden Strolls & Wine Tasting | Wed., Oct. 27 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. | $25+ | Sample a wide variety of wine while strolling through historic gardens. 🍷

Monks Corner 10th Annual Halloween Festival | Wed., Oct. 27 | 6-9 p.m. | 100 Behrman St, Moncks Corner | Free | Stop by for a spooky night filled with music, food trucks, trick-or-treating, and carnival games — don’t forget to enter the costume contest in Unity Park. 

Holy City Farmers Market | Wed. Oct. 27 | 4-7 p.m. | Holy City Brewing, 1021 Aragon Ave. | Free | Come by for live music + support local vendors with items for sale. 🌾

West Ashley Farmers Market | Wed., Oct. 27 | 3-6:30 p.m. | 55 Sycamore Ave. | Free | Shop local produce + prepared and packaged foods. 🥬

Thursday, October 28

Live Under the Oaks | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | Free | Grab chairs and blankets for this fall concert series — jam to Jared Petteys and the Headliners + grab dinner from local food trucks and drinks from Burtons Grill.

Disney on Ice: Celebrates Mickey & Friends | Thurs., Oct. 28-Sun., Oct. 31 | 7 p.m. + 10:30 a.m. + 2:30 p.m. + 6:30 p.m. + 11 a.m. | North Charleston Coliseum | $33+ | Bring the whole family for this ice-spectacular featuring 6 showtimes this weekend.

Trick or Treat Boo Thru | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 3:30-7 p.m. | Hampton Park, 55 Cleveland Street | $33+ | Take your family on this 1-mile drive through a spooky loop + receive goodies, hunt for pumpkins, listen to Halloween music, and get your picture taken. 

La Traviata | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5:30-9:30 p.m. | $36+ | The Joe, 360 Fishburne St. | 1986 Americana meets 1853 Italian opera in HALO’s reimagined production of La Traviata. Ⓟ

Paws on the Patio | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 6-8 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | It’s Dachshunds Night at Dashi — bring your 4-legged friend for beers from Revelry Brewing and food from Dashi + treat your dog to a pup pop.

Wind Down at WestEdge | Thurs., Oct. 28 | 5-8 p.m. | 22 WestEdge | Free | Enjoy the cooler weather with live music, happy hour specials, drink deals + outdoor space to relax — 2 hours of free parking available above Publix.

Friday, October 29

Truck-or-Treat Halloween Bash | Fri., Oct. 29 | 5:30-8:30 p.m. | Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex, 515 W. Boundary St., Summerville | Free | Bring your kids to climb and explore fire trucks and tractors — don’t forget to wear your best costume and bring a bag to collect all your goodies. 

Freaky Firkin’ Friday | Fri., Oct. 29 | 4-9 p.m. | Two Blokes Brewing, 547 Long Point Rd., Mt. Pleasant | Free | Kick off Charleston Beer Week with this event featuring beers, food trucks, live music + a costume contest.

Palmetto Brewing’s LIVE Can Art Competition | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-9 p.m. | Palmetto Brewing Co. | Free | Enjoy bites + brews as you watch local artists compete for the chance to design a 2022 Palmetto Brewing can label.

Party for the Parks | Fri., Oct. 29 | 6-10 p.m. | Colonial Lake | Free | Put on your dancing shoes and enjoy tunes from DJ R Dot, bites from local restaurants + open bars — this year’s theme is a Zodiac celestial celebration. 

Monarch Migration | Fri., Oct. 29 | 4-6 p.m. | Folly Beach County Park | $10 | Explore the migration of monarchs + contribute to butterfly research with the unique opportunity to potentially tag butterflies.

Intimate Listening Session with Marc Broussard Duo | Fri., Oct. 29 | 7 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | $25 | Head to Firefly’s back porch for an intimate live performance of the Marc Broussard Duo’s latest album + grab bites from the Smokin’ Gringos food truck.

Saturday, October 30

Charleston Battery vs. Miami FC | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7 p.m. | Patriots Point | $12+ | Kick it with Charleston’s professional soccer club during Hispanic Heritage Night. ⚽️

Annual Taco Boy Halloween Party | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7-11 p.m. | All Taco Boy locations | $10 | Kick off a fang-tastic Halloween weekend during this event featuring a costume contest with up to $1,000 in cash prizes, a complimentary drink, photo booth + a live DJ. 🎃

Haints, Haunts, and a Gothic Goodnight | Sat., Oct. 30- Sun. Oct. 31 | 6 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | $50+ | Get in the spooky spirit with a Lowcountry buffet + ghost tales performed by actor and horror icon Bill Oberst Jr. 👻

Children’s Imagination Walk | Sat., Oct. 30 | 10 a.m.-4 p.m. | Brookgreen Gardens, 1931 Brookgreen Dr., Murrells Inlet | Free with admission | Dress in your favorite costume for this interactive walk through the gardens + trick-or-treat along the way — all ages welcome. 

Challenge Course Adventures | Sat., Oct. 30 | 1-2:30 p.m. | James Island County Park | $15 | Showcase your sense of adventure this Saturday by balancing, leaping + swinging through this daring course. 🏞

Brisk Bocce | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-4 p.m. | Baker and Brewer, 94 Stuart St. | $10 | Show your skills on Baker and Brewer’s new bocce court during this speed-round tournament + win cash prizes — swag and pints of beer included in ticket price.  

Charleston Brewery District Free Trolley | Sat., Oct. 30 | 1-9 p.m. | Tradesman Brewing Company | Free | Hop on and off this free trolley + explore 10 of Charleston’s favorite breweries.

Fall Festival | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-3 p.m. | Mt. Pleasant Towne Center | Free | Bring the whole family for an afternoon of live music, trick-or-treating, crafts, cocktails + food vendors — register your pup for a Pet Costume Contest to benefit the Charleston Animal Society.

Sea Island Farmers Market | Sat., Oct. 30 | 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. | Charleston Collegiate Campus, 2024 Academy Rd., Johns Island | Free | Explore this 1-stop-shop market for seasonal goodies from over 50 vendors + snack on Dough Boyz and Huey Cali food trucks.

Drink Pink: Raspberry Sweet Tea Vodka Release Party | Sat., Oct. 30 | 12-6 p.m. | Firefly Release Party, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | Free | Support the Share Our Suzy organization with a limited edition vodka release party + listen to live music, shop local vendors, and grab bites from food trucks — chairs and blankets welcome.

Annual Taco Boy Halloween Party | Sat., Oct. 30 | 7-11 p.m. | All Taco Boy locations | $10 | Kick off a fang-tastic Halloween weekend during this event featuring a costume contest with up to $1,000 in cash prizes, a complimentary drink, photo booth + a live DJ. 🎃

Sunday, October 31

Boogieman Halloween Festival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 1 p.m. | The Royal American, 970 Morrison Dr. | $30+ | Get in the Halloween spirit with this 21+ event featuring performances by 15 bands + enjoy seasonal bites and brews. 🎸

Dashi Ice Cream Carnival | Sun., Oct. 31 | 12-4 p.m. | Dashi, 1262 Remount Rd., North Charleston | Free | Sweeten your Sunday with $2 ice cream cones at Dashi’s new dessert camper + enjoy carnival games, face painting, prizes, and bites.

Voodoo Brunch | Sun., Oct. 31 | 9 a.m.-1 p.m. | Daps Breakfast & Imbibe, 280A Ashley Ave. | Free | Don’t miss this spooky brunch that will satisfy your Halloween hunger — stick around for giveaways and swag.

Kayaks & Lowcountry Boil | Sun., Oct. 31 | 2-9 p.m. | Bowens Island Restaurant, 1870 Bowens Island Rd. | $65 | Join Lowcountry Brewing for this spooky kayak tour followed by a Lowcountry boil at Bowens Island. 

Sunday Brunch Farmers Market | Sun., Oct. 31 | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hw. | Free | Visit this 100% local market featuring a full deck bar, live music, and food. 🌽

Halloween Jam with Lettuce | Sun., Oct. 31 | 7 p.m. | Firefly Distillery, 4201 Spruill Ave., North Charleston | $30+ | Jam out with the Grammy Award nominated Funk ensemble on a 4-acre field with food trucks from Home Team BBQ + Root Note — chairs and blankets encouraged.