It’s finally a fall weather weekend and there are plenty of ways to get out there and enjoy it. Be sure to check out which of your fave restaurants — from Le Farfalle to 492 to Bohemian Bull — are participating in Burger Week and fuel up with some meaty goodness, then head out on the town for author talks, cooking classes, and even a horse race.
Whether or not you’d like to admit it, every burgeoning home cook dreams of adorning their kitchen with the quaint stoneware and cast iron pots Le Creuset is so famous for. From Friday to Sunday, head over to the North Charleston Coliseum from 9 a.m.-7 p.m. to snag the cookware at a huge discount: everything will be 40 to 70 percent off.
It’s YALLFest, y’all!! Whether you’re a YA literature buff, or just hoping to catch a glimpse of Jason Segel, make sure to snag a ticket in time for the fun to kick off at 2pm this evening.
Bohemian Bull celebrates their fourth year in business with the three b’s: burgers, beers, and a bicycle raffle. The event starts at 5 p.m. and runs til 2 a.m., so there’s plenty of time to join in the fun.
Fans of barbecue, have we got some good news for you! Smoke on the Harbor, a nationally sanctioned barbecue-off, runs from 5-9 p.m. at the Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina.
Everyone who thinks November is just a pregame for the monthlong-holiday-party that is December should check out the opening night of the James Island County Park’s beloved Festival of Lights. The event features the chance to grab breakfast for dinner with Santa, starts at 5:30 p.m., and benefits the Parklands Foundation of Charleston County.
Master the art of gluten free gourmet cooking with at A Taste for All Seasons, a cooking clinic that will run at the Healing Gallery from 6-9 p.m.
Poet Eugenia Leigh speaks at the Charleston Library Society at 7 p.m.
The Halsey Center’s 13th annual membership celebration, Over the Moon, gives members the opportunity to enjoy live music, plus hors d’oeuvres and spirits, from 7-10 p.m.
Head to Deepwater Vineyard from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. to take part in Boots, Bottles, and Blessings; alongside food trucks and live music, a priest will be on site to bless the property and anyone who wishes to participate.
Trek Bicycle Store and Tradesmen Brewing join forces to present the Cancer Sucks Bike Ride, which begins at 1 p.m. and takes riders all the way to Riverfront Park and back, where they can grab beer and food from Grill Force One.
It’s comedy night at Eclectic Cafe and Vinyl, featuring Sarah Napier, Deshawn Mason, Bill Davis, and Mike Brocki. The laughs start at 8 p.m., and acts will run until 10 p.m..
Make your way over to Music Farm for the fifth annual Fall Reggae Jam, which starts at 8 p.m. and includes DJ Patrick, Wyze Minds, and the Dubplates.
The Itinerant Literate Bookmobile will be posted up at the Brew Cellar from 1-7 p.m.
The South Carolina Underground Film Festival (SCUFF) takes place at the Olde Village Community Center, starting on Saturday.
Head to the Charleston City Marina to catch 1770 Records’ Fifth Annual Boat Show, which promises food, drink, and live music from several bands.
Join in the 2017 Charleston Walk for PKD (polycystic kidney disease), one of the most life threatening genetic disorders found in young children. The walk begins at 9 a.m. at Felix Davis Community Center.
The Steeplechase of Charleston is back after a brief hiatus; festivities begin at 9 a.m. at the Plantation at Stono Ferry.
Florence Crittendon Programs of S.C. hosts its annual Wine Women and Shoes fundraiser at Daniel Island Club starting at 1 p.m.
From 12-4 p.m., join Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim in celebrating the vibrant Jewish community of Charleston at the Lowcountry Nosh, where you can indulge in all the tasty treats your heart desires, plus enjoy live entertainment.
Wagener Terrace’s annual Oyster Roast promises live music, a jump castle, and bites from Westendorff Catering, starting at 12 and ending at 4 p.m.
If you’re going to check out an oyster roast, it might as well be for a good cause — and Bowen’s Island Restaurant Oysters For Autism event is just that, benefitting the Lowcountry Autism Foundation and running from 4-7 p.m.
The spa at Belmond Place offers a community yoga event, followed by light bites and cocktails, at 10 a.m.
Finish your Sunday at the Dock Street Theatre, where Chamber Music Charleston will present the opening Ovation Concert of the 2017 season from 3-4:30 p.m.
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