This week’s Freeloaders is, admittedly, a bit sparse. Let’s face it: We all need a little time to settle into the New Year before everything can pick back up where we left it. In the meantime, here’s what we’ve got for you:

WEDNESDAY. Local artist Jesse St. Jon Wallace presents the exhibition It Takes a Long Time to Make Nothing at the main library’s Saul Alexander Gallery. It opens with a reception.

THURSDAY. Personal Possessions: Portraits of Me, My Family, and My Dog, an exhibit by the City of North Charleston’s 2011/12 Artist-in-Residence Lori Starnes Isom, opens.

FRIDAY. A drive to Kiawah might be worth it for Ladies Sing the Blues, featuring Beverly “Guitar” Watkins and Wanda Johnson.

SATURDAY. The Lowcountry Highrollers are pretty cool, so it would be easy to guess that the stuff they’re selling at A Derby of a Sale will be pretty cool too. It’s free to browse, but you’ll need some cash to make purchases (with proceeds benefiting the team and their upcoming season).

SUNDAY. This month’s Second Sunday on King Street will probably be a bit chillier than normal. Not that there’s anything wrong with that.

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