We’re back with the Friday Five, where we bring you five fun things to do throughout the Lowcountry over the weekend. Enjoy an outdoor movie in Santa’s Village, shuck some oysters, see Mickey and Minnie Mouse on ice skates, and more! Click the links for more information on each event.
What: Enjoy yummy oysters and live music at the Charleston Visitor Center Bus Shed Friday evening. Tickets are $30 in advance or $40 at the door and include all food, beer, and wine.
When: Friday, November 20th 7pm-11pm
Where: Charleston Visitor’s Center Bus Shed (375 Meeting Street)
What: Driving through the Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park is one of our most favorite traditions for the holiday season. We’re especially looking forward to outdoor movie night when we stop at Santa’s Village. This week’s movie is How the Grinch Stole Christmas, and it will be shown continuously from 6pm onward.
When: Friday, November 20th, 6pm
Where: James Island County Park Holiday Festival of Lights
What: Lowcountry Local First presents the Buy Local Block Party on Saturday from 11am until 5pm. The event will highlight locally owned independent businesses with live music, local artists, indie retailers, film, and of course local food, beverages, and a beer garden. Get your Christmas shopping done early and support local businesses!
When: Saturday, November 21st, 11am-5pm
Where: Lowcountry Local First (1630 Meeting Street Rd.)
What: This two-mile fun run provides a “sneaker preview” of the Celebrate the Seasons Holiday Driving Tour at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. This event is family friendly and features a guest appearance from Santa Claus, glow necklaces for all participants, and more. Children’s activities and food will be offered, and costumes are encouraged.
When: Saturday, November 21st, 5:30pm-8pm
Where: Old Santee Canal Park
What: Make an ordinary day extraordinary! Celebrate with more than 50 characters from 16 Disney stories live on ice. Choose from multiple showings all weekend long.
When: Multiple showings daily through November 22nd
Where: North Charleston Coliseum