From Black Friday to Small Business Saturday, this weekend is just begging your wallet to spill its guts. Fear not, there are plenty of free and reasonably priced events you can check out, too. Whether you’re competing for a gift card, listening to live music, or watching more football than you can handle, we’ve got you covered.


Dante’s Camaro performs at the Tin Roof at 10 p.m.

The Exquis Event Center presents DJ Cleve’s 500 Party at 8:30 p.m.

The Purple Buffalo hosts BassGiving at 7 p.m.

Rock out at Red’s with Midnight City starting at 10 p.m.

PoHo Family Funk Revue plays on the deck at the Pour House at 6 p.m.

Record Store Day: Black Friday edition promises tons of record deals at Monster Music.

Hey Black Friday fiends, Towne Centre is hosting a $3,000 gift card giveaway.

Now that Thanksgiving’s out of the way, it’s truly time to buckle up and celebrate all things holiday. Head to the Holiday Festival of Lights every night through December.

Snag Black Friday and Small Biz Saturday deals at the Gibbes Museum of Art this weekend.


Today is a big college football rival game day. Don’t know where to watch your team? We’ve got a handy dandy list for ya.

If you’re trying to shop small and buy local, be sure to refer to our holiday market list.

Thanksgiving rave at The Purple Buffalo starts at 5 p.m.

Check out the holiday market at Middleton Place from 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Fam’s Brewing hosts a local market from 1-5 p.m.

Have a Mannheim Steamroller Christmas at the N. Chs PAC at 7:30 p.m.

Show off your spelling skills at the Buzzed Spelling Bee at the Tin Roof at 8 p.m.

Graft hosts Strictly Vinyl: DJs Sista Misses, Aunti Ayi, and Charleston Shop Curator from 8-11 p.m.

The Johns Island Farmers Market is a great way to shop local starting at 9:30 a.m.


Santa visits Freshfields Village from 1-6 p.m. Enjoy the Freshfields Holiday Festival from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

The Llama Llama Pajama party at Itinerant Literate at 11 a.m.; bring a pair of pajamas for kids in need.

The Container Bar hosts an oyster roast and tailgate party every Sunday from 1-4 p.m. with local oysters, drink specials, and football on TV. (Container Bar is also a Toys for Tots drop off location, so donate while you’re there.)

Head to Bay Street Biergarten for an NFL oyster roast every Sunday.