Charcuterie boards are delicious no matter how they look, but this workshop teaches the technique behind meat folding and fruit and cheese carving to put your board over the top. Sullivan’s Board Co. owner Lacey Funderburk will provide tips for grocery shopping the essentials and ideas for different bases to use as the foundation for charcuterie arrangements — and of course, you can sip on Ghost Monkey beer while you learn. The workshop provides supplies for an 8×8 charcuterie box for two.
Sept 28. 6-8 p.m. $65. Ghost Monkey Brewery. 522 Wando Lane. Mount Pleasant. eventbrite.com
SPARK Exhibition Opening
The second annual SPARK Exhibition will unveil a large collection of multimedia visual art across its three galleries on display until Nov. 4. The opening reception is an opportunity to meet the featured artists. The East Gallery displays the community exhibition of pieces submitted by area residents. The South Gallery holds the kids exhibit that is focused around the theme “growth.” The West Gallery houses the invitational series highlighting professional visual artists.
Sept. 30-Nov. 4. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat. Public Works Art Center. 135 W Richardson Ave. Summerville. publicworksartcenter.org
MOJA: When I First Remember
The annual MOJA Arts Festival takes over downtown Charleston this year Sept. 29-Oct. 9. MOJA, the Swahili word for “one,” is an 11-day city-wide, family-friendly celebration of African-American and Caribbean music and arts in honor of the integral contributions these heritages have made to world culture. When I First Remember, a play that tells the story of how enslaved peoples came to America, incorporates Gullah stories and African drumming to weave an evocative tale. Check online for cancellations due to Hurricane Ian.
Sept. 30-Oct. 3. $30. 3-5 p.m.; 7-9 p.m. Calendar and online tickets at mojafestival.com.
Lowcountry Trail Half Marathon and 5K Race
Runners of all fitness levels can head to Johns Island County Park to run scenic off-road trails during the 13-mile half marathon at 8 a.m. or the three-mile 5K race at 8:30 a.m. There will be an awards ceremony after the race and two water stations along the course. No dogs are allowed, and due to uneven terrain, strollers aren’t recommended.
Oct. 1. 8/8:30 a.m. $38/$55. Johns Island County Park. 2662 Mullet Hall Road. Johns Island. charlestoncountyparks.com
Harvest Home Weekend
It’s time for the annual Harvest Home Weekend at Brookgreen Gardens in Murrells Inlet. Guests can look forward to classic fall festivities including a pumpkin patch, hay maze, pumpkin painting and a family favorite scarecrow making contest. There will be live entertainment, food trucks and fair rides, plus a gallery exhibit. Admission is free for kids aged 3 and younger. $20 for adults, $18 for seniors and $10 for kids 4 years old and older.
Oct. 1-2. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Brookgreen Gardens. 1931 Brookgreen Drive. Murrells Inlet. brookgreen.org
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