It’s the last full week of the month (where did it go?), and rain is in our future. Here’s a list of things you can you do to stay dry, learn something new, and save some dough.


Get to The Establishment at 5 p.m. for wine tasting. February’s fee is free, so don’t miss out before the month’s over.

Starting at 1 p.m., the Citadel Mall is hosting free PickleBall classes in their court. Register here.


Join Reading Against Racism in their meeting starting at 6:15 p.m. at the Charleston County Public Library, and take part in the conversation discussing Debby Irving’s book, Waking Up White: and Finding Myself in the Story of Race, and deepen your understanding of racial injustice.

Frothy Beard Brewing Co. is hosting A Fireside Chat, with Charleston Green Drinks and The Nature Conservancy of South Carolina, discussing controlled burning in SC forests. The Chat starts at 5:30 p.m. and you can RSVP here.

Be one of the first 50 people at The Brick to get a free taco from Lunazul. Show up at 6 p.m. with the Instagram code and get your taco.

Join other let-down Super Bowl fans at Hampton Park at 6:30 p.m. for a football helmet run.


Join others in an informational meeting at The Exchange in Mt. Pleasant to bring a charter school for children with dyslexia in Charleston starting at 6:30 p.m.

Lunch and learn with Oliver Bentley’s at Savannah Bee Company on King St. starting at 1 p.m. Learn how honey can help your favorite canine.


Spend the weekend learning from Charleston writers as they discuss their beginnings here in the city with a Q&A, followed by a book-signing and reception. The event is the first of many in the Eudora Welty Society Conference.

Learn to build your online professional profile with a LinkedIn demonstration at Charleston County Public Library starting at 6 p.m.


Head over to the 3rd floor of the new Rita Hollings Science Center (58 Coming St.) for an open house at the College of Charleston Observatory.

Its Speak Easy Open Mic Night at Itinerant Literate Books starting at 7 p.m. Bring a poem, song, interpretive dance, or story to share with others, and hang out with featured guest Yvette Murray


It’s Open Gaming at Here Be Books and Games. Stop by from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. to play games with friends, or learn how to play new ones.

See Charleston from a new perspective and hear stories about Charleston’s African-American history, featuring local historians Ruth M. Miller and Alex Cooley. Presentation starts at 3:30 p.m. at the Charleston County Public Library.

Get to Bark ‘n Meow’s new location at 10 a.m. for an open house featuring free samples, goodie bags, and more.


Starting at 4 p.m., The Citadel is hosting their Gospel Choir Concert to celebrate Black History Month.

Charleston Harbor Resort & Marina hosts free yoga at 9 a.m. Reserve your spot here.

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