Memorial Day Virtual Run or Walk
Join veterans and loved ones in a Memorial Day run or walk ranging from one-milers and 5Ks to marathons. Twenty percent of every registration goes to Operation Gratitude, an organization that seeks to lift spirits and meet the evolving needs of the U.S. military and first responder communities. Run or walk at your own pace on your own path to celebrate and honor national heroes.
May 31. All day. $20/registration. Virtual. operationgratitude.com
Outdoor Yoga at Sea Island Savory Herb Farm
Participate in an all-level, physically distanced outdoor yoga practice at Sea Island Savory Herb Farm and move mindfully while connecting meaningfully with yourself and those around you. Explore the herbs, flowers and vegetables of the farm after the class. Bring your own mat and wear a face mask. The class is donation-based.
May 29. 10-11 a.m. $15/suggested donation. Sea Island Savory Herb Farm. 5920 Chisolm Road. Johns Island. bewellcollective.com
BIG Book Sale
Book lovers and bargain hunters, get ready. The Charleston Friends of the Library is returning to host its 29th annual BIG Book Sale after having to cancel last year’s event due to the pandemic. Expect over 60,000 books in all categories with prices starting as low as $1. Proceeds go to support the Charleston County Public Library.
May 28-30. Times vary. Free to attend; book prices vary. Omar Shrine Auditorium. 176 Patriots Point Road. Mount Pleasant. charlestonlibraryfriends.org
Shrooms in the Woods
The Woodlands Nature Reserve brings groups of people into the woods every Sunday to learn about mushroom inoculation and propagation with a hands-on experience led by resident mushroom expert, William Green III. After the lesson, stay for an optional lunch of a classic Gullah-style dish utilizing the mushrooms to see how they can be prepared.
May 30. Arrive at 9:30 a.m. $10/workshop; +$7.50 lunch. Woodlands Nature Reserve. 4279 Ashley River Road. West Ashley. woodlandsnaturereserve.com
Park Circle Pride kick-off
The inaugural Park Circle Pride fest kicks off June 1 in the Park Circle neighborhood of North Charleston. With panels, parties and benefit fundraisers, there are plenty of events on tap through June 6. It all starts Tuesday at Commonhouse Aleworks, with a ceremonial raising of the Pride flag and the debut of a new special brew for the festival. Then, stick around at the brewery for two panel discussions or head to DIG in the Park for the kick-off party.
June 1. 5 p.m. Free. Commonhouse Aleworks. N. Charleston. 4831 O’HearAve. parkcirclepride.com
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