Have you heard? Tomorrow is the best day of the year. OK, so Halloween is over, but we still have a few days of 2017 that are truly special to us. And you better believe Daylight Savings Time — the one where you turn your clocks back an hour — is one of them. More. Sleep. Or more hours for all things fun. Your choice.

Friday

The Coastal Carolina fair is back, folks, and will take place at the Exchange Park Fairgrounds from 3 p.m.-10 p.m. on Friday nights.

Haven’t picked up a book since you read The Great Gatsby back in ninth grade? Head to the Charleston Library Society anytime before 7:30 p.m. to bone up all things literature at the first annual Charleston to Charleston Literature Festival.

Catch the College of Charleston’s production of Enron at the Emmett Robinson Theatre at 7:30 p.m.

Aspiring entrepreneurs and current business owners alike should head over to the College of Charleston’s North Campus for the Emerging Entrepreneur Interactive Bootcamp. The camp runs from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will offer the chance to speak with field experts, have a professional headshot taken, and a 20 percent discount on non-credit online courses.

The George Gallery celebrates the opening of Vicki Sher’s new collection, Field Day, from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Field Day joins several other hot art picks for tonight, curated by CP. Peep that list here.

Kerry Steele’s collection of abstract oil paintings, STFU, opens at the Mitchell Hill Gallery from 5-8 p.m.

Celebrate the bicentennial of the Unitarian Church in Charleston with a candlelit concert, featuring music from Chamber Music Charleston notables, and a reception to follow.

Step up your date night game with a stroll through Broad Street’s famous galleries: First Friday on Broad runs from 5-8 p.m.

Saturday

Celebrate the coming of autumn at the John’s Island County Park Harvest festival, which begins at 11 a.m., and promises bluegrass, hayrides, archery, and more.

The New Beginnings worship center hosts Dancers Against Cancer at 5 p.m. Proceeds from the event will help support a local family whose daughter was recently diagnosed with a rare form of cancer.

The Lowcountry Hoedown promises a boot-stomping good time at the Charleston Visitor’s Bus Shed. The sixth annual incarnation of the event offers up the best food, drink, and bluegrass the lowcountry has to offer, and runs from 7-11 p.m.

It’s the last month of Saturday morning farmers markets, y’all, so you’d better hurry on over to Marion Square to fill up on fresh fruits and veggies while you still can. Vendors set up at 9 a.m. and close up shop at 2 p.m.

Charleston Community Health day runs from 8:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the International Longshoremen’s Association, offering families a chance to learn more about healthy life choices.

Join the American Lung Association in preventing lung disease with the Lung Force Run/Walk at Folly Beach. The run begins at 9 a.m.

Head out to Kiawah from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. to join the Charleston Symphony Orchestra league in the longest running island home tour in the Lowcountry. Check-in starts at 9:30 a.m. in Freshfields Village.

Sportsbook of Charleston hosts a comedy open mic from 9-10:30 p.m.

Sunday

Spend your Sunday morning spectating the Battle of the Bags at Folly Beach, where a cornhole competition supporting The Folly Angels (an organization benefitting cancer patients) will take place from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Spectators can enjoy a jump-castle, food trucks, face-painting, and a DJ.

If you’ve been wondering how to take your love of coffee to the next level, the Charleston Coffee Cup has your answer. Memminger Auditorium will host various coffee competitions, including a latte art contest, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

MUSC Wellness Center invites cyclists to join in the Jerry Zucker Ride for Hope; George Hincapie hosts a series of 45 minute rides (beginning at 9am and ending at 3 p.m.) that will raise money for cancer research.

Vickery’s Bar and Grill hosts a 19th Annual Oyster Roast celebration, starting at 11 a.m.

The International Ocean Film Tour takes place at the Charleston Music Hall at 6pm, featuring seven different marine films from around the world.

Discover the history of Charleston from the seat of your bike. Tours leave from Waterfront Park at 9 a.m.

What better way to check out the Orange Spot’s new location than with story and craft time, presented by Itinerant Literate Books? The event runs from 12-1 p.m., and offers kids the chance to listen to a new story and complete an interactive art project.


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