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Charleston Prism Party and Pride Festival 
Head to The Refinery Nov. 11 for the Charleston Pride Prism Party where DJ Natty Heavy will be spinning tunes all night. You can enjoy more than a dozen drag performances plus a selection of food trucks and adult beverages. The Charleston Pride Festival will take place the following day at the same location with an array of family friendly entertainment including a lineup of more than 20 performances. 

Nov. 11-12. Times vary. $22-$65. The Refinery. 1640 Meeting Street Road. Downtown. charlestonpride.org

Annual Festival of Lights
The 33rd annual Holiday Festival of Lights kicks off Nov. 11 and runs through Dec. 31. Families visit James Island County Park to view beautiful holiday light displays made up more than two million lights. Drive through the three-mile stretch of park to marvel at the decorative creations. But, don’t forget to stop at Santa’s Village and explore the holiday attractions on foot, including an enchanted walking trail, a Christmas gift shop, a s’mores making station and more.  

Nov. 11-Dec. 31. 5:30-10 p.m. $15-$20 per vehicle. James Island County Park. 871 Riverland Drive. Holidayfestivaloflights.com

Park Circle Gallery: Concurrent solo exhibits 
Mixed media sculpturist Tina Hirsig and fiber artist Jo-Ann Morgan will display vastly different artworks in the Park Circle Gallery throughout November and December. Hirsig’s work ranges from found object sculpture to image transfer prints in resin on wood panels. Morgan’s quilted wall hangings depict collective emotions shared between people. 

Nov. 9-Dec 31. 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri.; 12-4 p.m. Sat. Free. 4820 Jenkins Ave. North Charleston. northcharleston.org

Piece by Piece at Charleston Crafts Gallery
Charleston Crafts Gallery will exhibit four South Carolina artists working with glass, wood and ceramic materials over the next four weeks. The artworks range from mosaic caricatures, interlocked wood inlays, stained glass pieces and wooden bowls, decorative items and jewelry. Each artist uniquely captures vibrant colors and rich textures in their creations. 

Nov. 13-Dec. 10. 11 a.m.-6 p.m Tues.-Sun. Free. Charleston Crafts Gallery. 84 Society St. Downtown. shopcharlestoncrafts.com

Palmetto Brewing Co. Tour and Tasting
If you’re interested in learning history and drinking locally brewed beer, take a tour of Palmetto Brewing Co., the oldest brewery in South Carolina. Learn about the original brewery, which opened in 1888 before beer production was shut down in South Carolina in the early 1900s. Walk through the facility’s high-production brewing area and speakeasy taproom. Admission includes a pint glass with a complimentary pour, a koozie and 25% off food truck fare. 

Nov. 11. 4 p.m. $22. Palmetto Brewing Co. 289 Huger St. Downtown. palmettobrewery.com


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