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It’s all Hallows Eve, eve, Charleston. Eat and drink your way around town this week dressed as your favorite spooky character (just be sure not to accept candy from strangers):

Tuesday
Short Grain is back at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co. until 10 p.m. with chicken skins and candy (you can trust these folks, so get your sweet tooth fix).

Head to Itinerate Literate starting at 4 p.m. for Books & Booze. The bookstore chooses their favorite drink-related new titles and teams up with local purveyors from Stems & Skins, Commonhouse Aleworks, and Nippitaty Distillery. There’s kid-friendly story time from 4 to 5 p.m.

Swing by Edmund’s Oast Exchange for their weekly beer and wine tasting starting at 5:30 p.m.

Try Sap Lai’s Laotian street food at Palmetto Brewing Co. starting at 5 p.m. 

Pub Fare is at House of Brews Mt. Pleasant starting at 5 p.m.

Wednesday
The Cocktail Week Charleston Spirited Ball finale takes place at Scarecrow Alley (25 Ann St.) starting at 7 p.m.  There will be eight tents filled with custom cocktails, beer and wien from Gallo, food from Scarecrow Catering, music from DJ Bryan Mahanes, plus plenty of Cocktail Week swag to scoop up. Dress to impress in your Halloween costume. Tickets are all inclusive and proceeds go to the Charleston Children’s Museum and other local charities.

Stroll through the grounds of Middleton Place starting at 5:30 p.m. as you sip on wine. This week’s theme is Masquerade, so dress appropriately.

Keep the evil spirits away with a calm mind, body, and soul at Edmund’s Oast Brewing Co’s and Bendy Brewski’s Bendy BOOski yoga event starting at 7 p.m. $18 enters you into the costume contest, gets you an hour of yoga, one pint, and all the festivities taking place onsite (pop up drag show, new beer release, and much more).

Saltwater Cycle has the boos, you bring the booze. At 2, 4, or 6 p.m., hop aboard these paddle boats with your beverage of choice.

Crave hosts their annual Diablo Dinner starting at 5 p.m. Expect food specials paired with beer, mystery wine, and hot peppers from The Pepper Palace.

Frothy Beard uses all Hallows Eve to release their spooky brew, the Barrel Aged Necromancer, all day from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Necromancer is a Woodford Reserve  and Jack Daniels aged imperial stout/Kvass hybrid.

Park Circle throws their third annual Brain Squasher from to 8 to 11 p.m. Dress in costume for a contest, sip on Holy City brews, and visit your fave Park Circle establishments.

Ghost Monkey Brewery hosts horror movie trivia starting at 6:30 p.m. and Commonhouse Aleworks has Halloween themed trivia starting at 6:15 p.m.

Summerville’s Homegrown Brewhouse hosts their annual Halloween candy pairing and costume contest starting at 3 p.m. Contest winner announced at 8 p.m

Prohibition throws an All Hallow’s Eve Party from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Head to Wine & Company starting at 7 p.m. for a Veuve Clicquot Yelloween Takeover — show up in costume and drink $5 glasses of Veuve.

Thomas at Accent on Wine hosts a seasonal haunts tasting from 6 to 8 p.m. (it’s better than candy).

Thursday
Embers and Ashes pops up at Charles Towne Fermentory starting at 5:30 p.m. with

wood-fired pizzas.

The annual scotch whiskey tasting and kick-off party for the 47th annual Scottish Games takes place starting at 6:30 p.m. at Gage Hall.

Kevin Regan’s Merrow’s Garden Bar is at Workshop starting Thurs. at 4 p.m through the weekend.

Edmund’s Oast Exchange hosts their Thurs. beer and wine tasting starting at 5:30 p.m.

From 2 to 11 p.m. taste the wines of autumn at Avondale Wine & Cheese.

Frothy celebrates the Day of the Dead all day with a special beer release of La Calaca four pack cans. La Calcaca is a rich and velvety brown rice stout with cocoa nibs, guajillo chiles, cinnamon, and vanilla.

Meet winemaker Fred Niger and sip on his Domaine de L’Ecu wine as he spins his favorite tunes at Stems & Skins from 9 p.m. til midnight.

Florie’s Neighborhood Dining Group pops up at Commonhouse starting at 5 p.m. He’ll serve up eats like kimchi tater tots, double cheeseburgers, and more.

JuJu Mt. Pleasant throws a Dia de los Muertos party with a DJ, free Salsa dance lesson, and more. Everyone who shows up dressed to theme will receive one free wine, beer, or well drink.

Friday
GrowFood Carolina’s 5th Annual Mushroom Gathering starts at 6 p.m at GrowFood’s Warehouse; guests will learn more about shrooms and taste a variety of fungus themed dishes.

Second only to turkey in importance, Thanksgiving vino can be tricky to choose. Bin 526 is here to help. Starting at 6 p.m., advanced sommelier Patrick Emerson leads participants through a wide range of wines suitable for the holiday.

Make Fridays Great Again at Rusty Bull with this all-day Friyay celebration. They’ll release the Sweet Yamber, an amber inspired by sweet potato pie beer that is only $5 this Friday.

Saturday
From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. dust off your best boots for Boots, Bottles, and Blessings at Firefly Distillery. There will be live music; vendors; drinks from Deep Water Vineyard, Low Tide Brewing, and Firefly; and food from Braised in the South, Dave ‘n’ Dubs, Mac Daddy, Greekin’ Out, and Holy City Cupcakes.

Edmund’s Oast Exchange hosts Loire Fest from 1 to 3 p.m. There will be a tasting and celebration of Loire Valley wine upstairs in the shop with different distributors showcasing the best of this region’s vino.

Short Grain pops up at Stems & Skins starting at 5 p.m.; Matt Tunstall will have wine pairings ready.

Sunday
Celebrate bivalves and biceps at Bay Street’s NFL oyster roast starting at 1 p.m. There are a lot of roasts taking place Sunday, in fact. Pearlz West Ashley throws a roast from 2 to 5 p.m. with live music and AYCE oysters for $19; Vickery’s Fall Oyster Roast starts at 11 a.m. with DJ Natty Heavy, a Bloody Mary bar, buckets of oysters, shrimp, and barbecue, and more; Low Tide’s roast starts at 3 p.m. with AYCE oysters, Braised in the South, and live music; and the Wagener Terrace roast, held from noon to 4 p.m., will have oysters and barbecue, live music, a jump castle, complimentary portraits, and beer and wine available for purchase.

The Indigo Road Restaurant Group hosts Dining for a Cause at the Cedar Room starting at 6 p.m. Steve Palmer, Jeremiah Bacon, and Mickey Bakst, plus a number of other local chefs come together to raise money for Feed The Need, a local organization committed to helping eliminate some of the economic burden that area soup kitchens and shelters face.


Mission Yoga hosts their seasonal potluck event, Wine & Chi, starting at 6:30 p.m.