It’s a Chrismakwanzika miracle. Seventy degrees in December — yeah, we’ll take that. Celebrate the weather deities with some awesome events this weekend.

Friday Books are cool. What makes them even cooler? Getting them for a buck a piece. Stop by THAT Holiday Book Sale and you can actually do that.

It’s another First Friday on Broad. Sip some wine and stroll the art galleries for a sophisticated start to your Friday night. 

Head to Casablanca for Lowcountry AIDS Services‘ ball that kicks off their Shopping with Friends event.

Yoga and beer go together more than you’d think. Check out the combo at the Community Yoga Social

Barbecue seems like a good way to kick-off the weekend. Home Team BBQ hosts Southern Soul’s pit masters for a backyard barbecue. 

Sip some suds at Palmetto Brewing Co.’s Loading Dock Series. Honeysmoke will perform.

Saturday The George Gallery hosts its first Artist Talk. Hear Paul Yanko talk about his inspiration, method, and motivation.

This time of year, there’s always a lot of shopping events going on. Why not shop and help a good cause? Shop at Red Ribbon Retailers, and those retailers will donate 10 percent of every dollar spent to Lowcountry AIDS Services

Once you’ve shopped for a cause, head to the pop-up shop for Drift at Holy City Barber.

And there’s also the Lowcountry Artists Market at the Music Farm.

Think you know your city? Prove it at Urban Dare, a city-themed scavenger hunt.

See grown men fight in a cage at Carolina Cage Fights 15.

It’s the finals for the stand-up competition. See who reigns supreme in this comedic bout.

Party at the Aquarium and see if sharks really sleep with one eye open. 

Sunday It’s one of those great months where First Fridays and Second Sundays happen in the same weekend. 

Get your zen on and prepare for the week ahead. The Orange Spot hosts an outdoor yoga class, and Holy Cow Yoga has a relaxation hour (OK, 45 minutes). 

Or you could just eat your way into a calming food coma when the Whole Foods parking lot will transform into a food truck rodeo.

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