Holy turkey, Charleston, it’s almost Thanksgiving! Black Friday is mere days away and you’re about to spend a bunch of money (probably). Save your dough this week with our list of free events.


Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. hosts trivia from 7-9 p.m.

Get your jazz on at Bar Mash at 9 p.m.


It’s always free to walk around Redux and check out exhibits on display, including Paul Cristina’s works.

The Black Diamond Band plays at The commodore at 9 p.m.

Head to the Halsey to check out work from Aurora Robson and Chris Jordan.


Awendaw Green’s Barn Jams are always a blast — especially if you have folks from out of town who want to join. Jams start at 6 p.m.

Mellow out to some singer-songwriter acoustic tunes from Erik Swartz at Surf Bar at 10 p.m.

Head to Rusty Bull to fry up some turkeys for East Cooper Meals on Wheels.

Unity Church of Charleston hosts a Thanksgiving Eve service at 6 p.m.


Happy Thanksgiving! Now go back inside and hang out with your family — they aren’t that bad.


It’s Black Friday which means there are plenty of free-to-attend pop-ups and markets — be sure to peruse our event calendar for the full list. In the meantime, might we suggest checking out J. Stark’s Black Friday deals from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.?

If shopping doesn’t burn enough calories for you, head to Holy Cow Yoga to burn the tofurkey at 10 a.m. The class is donation-based, so be sure to bring dog or cat food for Pet Helpers.

Listen to funk on the Pour House deck with the PoHo family funk revue at 6:30 p.m.

Peruse (and maybe even buy!) local art at The Southern’s Get Well Soon small works show from 6-9 p.m.

Head to Palmetto Brewing Co. for their Loading Dock Series (free tunes) from 6-10 p.m.


Head to the Charleston Farmers Market from 8 a.m.-2 p.m.

Ska and rocksteady music hits the Pour House deck at 6 p.m.

It’s shop small Saturday, so head to South Windermere Shopping Center all day for local deals.

Drive on out to Kiawah for a holiday festival at Freshfields Village at 11 a.m. local vendors, kids’ activities, and more.


Celadon’s Sunday Flea features tons of local vendors, live music, and food and drink available for purchase from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Celadon Warehouse.

If you live closer to James Island than North Chuck, head to the Pour House’s Sunday Brunch farmers market from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Foggy Sunday with the Fogg plays rock covers at Snapper Jack’s at 3:30 p.m.

Wind down after all that Thanksgiving hubbub with zen meditation group at Holy Cow Yoga at 7:45 a.m.