SATURDAY: Firefly’s First Food Truck Festival
Firefly Distillery will host its first food truck festival, open to all ages and featuring 15 local food trucks from savory to sweet and everything in between. On site music will feature DJ Natty Heavy throughout the afternoon, and attendees can spread out with the picnic tables on Firefly’s front porch or bring chairs, folding tables, blankets or lawn games to enjoy on the field.
Jan. 16. 12-5 p.m. Free to attend. Firefly Distillery. 4201 Spruill Ave. North Charleston. fireflydistillery.com
SATURDAY: Forge Your Own
Get a workout and leave with a one-of-a-kind tool made by your own two hands at Frothy Beard with the Forge Your Own event. Choose from a bottle opener, oyster shucker, steak turner or fire poker, or a horseshoe or knife for an upgrade fee, and forge it yourself with Jason Redick, a full-time blacksmith and owner of Angry Giant Force.
Jan. 16. 12-6 p.m. $45/ticket; +$30 upgrade. Frothy Beard Brewing Company. 1401 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. West Ashley. frothybeard.com/beer
SATURDAY: Annual Christmas Tree Burn
Say a final goodbye to 2020 with The Barrel’s annual Christmas tree burn. Bring the last remnants of last year pains and light it up to celebrate the new year. Drop off your trees anytime leading up to the event; just toss it over the parking lot fence by the bike rack.
Jan. 16. 6 p.m. Free to attend. The Barrel. 1859 Folly Road. James Island. thebarrelcharleston.com
WEDNESDAY: Paints and Pints
Join Palmetto Brewing for a paint night in downtown Charleston with a step-by-step tutorial through the creative process while you enjoy beverages and snacks from Palmetto’s normal menu of brews. Best of all, the first pint is on the house.
Jan. 13. 7-8:30 p.m. $30/ticket. Palmetto Brewing Company. 289 Huger St. Downtown charlestonpaintparty.com
THURSDAY: Sacred Space Tour of the Hindu Temple of Charleston
Join the Charleston Interreligious Council for a Facebook Live stream to take a virtual tour of the Hindu Temple of Charleston as a part of the CIC’s Interfaith Harmony Month, a full month of events and celebrations to encourage religious diversity and unity. The Hindu Temple was established in October 2009 and is open to worship for all people.
Jan. 14. 11 a.m. Free to view. Hindu Temple of Charleston. Virtual. hindutemplechs.org