Chanukah in the Square
Celebrate the first night of Chanukah in Marion Square during this family-friendly event. The 14th annual Chanukah in the Square is a collaboration between the College of Charleston Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program, Chabad of Charleston — Center for Jewish Life and the city’s Office of Cultural Affairs along with other local organizations. The event will feature live music, food, kids’ activities and the lighting of the giant menorah at sundown.
Nov. 28. 4-6 p.m. Free. Marion Square. 329 Meeting St. Downtown. facebook.com/chanukahinthesquare2021
Candlelit Tours of Drayton Hall
Dubbed one of the “oldest untouched houses open to the public,” Drayton Hall is a historic 18th-century home with a long history. Guests can experience a unique look at the house and the story of the former rice and indigo plantation during a candlelight audio-guided tour. Drayton Hall will host the event in partnership with Susan Zies Green Interior Design. Following the tour, guests can enjoy a warm, nonalcoholic beverage.
Nov. 27. 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. $45 nonmembers; $40 members. Drayton Hall. 3380 Ashley River Road. West Ashley. draytonhall.org.
Holy City Farmers Market Pop-up
For the final pop-up of the year, Holy City Farmers Market welcomes more than 20 vendors, a food truck and bar service on the back porch of the Firefly Distillery. During the event, guests can enjoy live music on the front porch and explore the distillery’s history room to learn more about the distillation process. Pets are welcome and parking is available.
Nov. 27. 12-4 p.m. Free. Firefly Distillery. 4201 Spruill Ave. North Charleston. facebook.com/holycityfarmersmarket
Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble
Break out your running shoes and start your Turkey Day with this 5K beginning in Marion Square. The course will take runners through downtown Charleston, ending back at the intersection of Calhoun and King streets. Packets can be picked up during the Race Expo on Wednesday from 9 a.m.-6 p.m. at the northeast corner of Marion Square. Participants can attend the post-race party with free drinks and beer.
Nov. 25. 9 a.m. $45 registration fee; $10 kids run. Marion Square. 329 Meeting St. Downtown. turkeydayrun.com
B.E.C. on Me benefit
Bodega Charleston is offering a buy-two-give-one deal on its Classic bacon, egg and cheese sandwiches for Thanksgiving. For $15, you get two B.E.C.s to pick up on Turkey Day and One80 Place will get one donated as well. One80 Place offers comprehensive services downtown for people struggling with homelessness. Check out instagram.com/bodegachs to get your Thanksgiving breakfast sandwiches.
Nov. 25. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Uptown Social. 587 King St. Downtown. instagram.com/bodegachs