Short on dough after a weekend full of shopping? Don’t forget about you this week and unwind, enjoy some holiday events and movies, and stretch out and enjoy some not so typical holiday events.

Monday Shake those post Thanksgiving, back-to-work blues with some funk by Elise Testone, the Smalls, and more at the Pour House.

Let the College of Charleston Concert Choir make your Monday a little merrier with classic holiday songs.

Tuesday Fuel brings your favorite Christmas movies to you at their free movie night. 

Oh Brothers, Where Art Thou? Thou art at a free show at the Recovery Room.

Unwind at the Charleston Library Society with a free Chopin concert. 

Wednesday Pamper yourself with a free haircut and style

Gather and Graze at Mixson Market with the King of Pops and Ink Meets Paper.

Thursday Get your Affordable Care Act questions answered and get enrollment assistance without having to sign on to

Get in the holiday spirit at the Movers & Shakers Holiday Mix. Dress smart, bring a business card, and mingle with local entrepreneurs. 

Have a drink, talk with designer Katherine McDonald, and enjoy 20 percent off select designs. 

Friday Be inspired when you see local artists and their works of still life, landscapes, oil, watercolor, and more at the North Charleston City Gallery.

Yes, Virginia There Is a Santa Claus comes to life at the Sterett Hall Auditorium. We told you so. 

You don’t know Christmas markets until you’ve visited a German Christmas Market. It’s not Germany, but drink enough gluhwein and you’ll think you’re there. 

Saturday Enjoy a holiday parade Charleston style, which means on the water. 

Want to meet Santa, enjoy some cookies, and all things holiday related? Celebrate the season on Daniel Island.

Enjoy North Charleston’s Christmas parade. Or if you’re more of a beach person, IOP has one too. 

Charlestonians of all faiths are invited to the Central Mosque of Charleston Open House. Enjoy refreshments, observe Mosque etiquette, and ask questions about Islam.

Sunday Relax, unwind, and de-stress at Holy Cow Yoga for free.

Go exploring at Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum

Follow the food trucks over the bridge and enjoy performances by Superflow, Chris Tidestrom, and Oh Valentino.

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