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10/31 – 11/10 Coastal Carolina Fair – The regions largest fair that includes everything from rides to great fair food, to shows….everything you’d want and expect a great fair to have. Performences by: Edwin McCain, The Village People, Grand Funk Railroad, Colt Ford and many more. Fair takes places at the Ladson County Fairgrounds (take I-26 to Hwy Exit 205A) www.coastalcarolinafair.org

1-3 Art on Paper Fair- Gibbes Museum of Art, 843-722-2706, www.gibbesmuseum.org

1-3 Picasso at the Lapin Agile, 8pm, Flowertown Players, summerville, 843-875-9521 www.flowertownplayers.org

1,9,15,22,30 The Sound of Charleston, Live Music from Gospel to Gershwin, 7pm, Circular Congregational Church 843-270-4903 www.soundofcharleston.com

1-29 Behind-the-scenes Tour of the Sea Turtle Hospital, M-W-F, Sat-Sun 1-1:30pm, SC Aquarium 843-720-1991, www.scaquarium.org

1-30 North Charleston City Gallery Exhibit: Barbara Sammons (digital Photography) and Linda Page Hudgins with Carol Beth Icard (oil & acrylic), Charleston Area Convention Center 843-740-5854, www.northcharleston.org

1-30 Stingrays Hockey, North Charleston Coliseum, 843-744-2248 www.stingrayshockey.com

1-3/10/14 Our Duty was Quite Arduous: The Union Encampment on Little Folly Island, 1863-1865, exhibit at Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., 843-722-2996, www.charlestonmuseum.org

1-23 The Birds, 7:30pm, Pure Theatre, 477 King St., 843-723-4444 www.puretheatre.org

2 15Th Annual Charleston James Island Connector Run, 8:30am, Cannon Park, 5K, 10K and Bike Fun Ride, 843-478-5001, www.jicrun.com

2-30 Farmers Market, Saturdays 8am-2pm, Marion Square, 843-724-7305 www.charlestoncity.info

2 Harvest Fest – Enjoy live music from five local bluegrass bands, children’s activities, hay rides, a crafters market plus Carolina barbecue and other food at Mullet Hall Equestrian Center. www.ccprc.com | 843-795-4386

3-24 Bird Walk, Sundays 8am-11am, refreshments at 11am, Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, Hwy. 61, 843-571-1266, www.magnoiaplantation.com

8 to 12/31 Holiday Festival of Lights – James Island County Park comes alive with a spectacular light show plus holiday market, visits with Santa, train rides and hot chocolate. www.ccprc.com | 843-795-4386

9 Blessing of the Vine Festival – Witness the blessing of the muscadine grapevines at Irvin~House Vineyards along with music, food and drinks. www.charlestonwine.com

9 Ovation Concert Series – Chamber Music Charleston performs an 1810 Viennese Salon at Memminger Auditorium. www.chambermusiccharleston.org | 843-763-4941

9 Slim Down the South Celebrity Softball Challenge – Celebrity softball game at Joe Riley Stadium to raise awareness and money for Louie’s Kids to combat childhood obesity. www.slimdownthesouth.com | 843-724-9267

9-10 150th anniversary of the Battle of Fort Wagner – Admission to Boone Hall Plantation in Mount Pleasant includes a guided tour of the house, the nine original slave cabins, and unlimited access to the grounds as well as all the activities surrounding the Assault on Battery Wagner event. www.boonehallplantation.com

10 Charleston Cup Steeplechase – One of the premier sporting events in the Carolina Lowcountry, offering spectators the opportunity to experience live horse racing at its finest at The Plantation at Stono Ferry in Hollywood, S.C. www.charlestoncup.net | 843-766-6202

10 Cape Romain Lighthouses Tour – Boat eco-tour with exploration of the Cape Romain lighthouses. Departs from Sewee Center in Awendaw. www.bullsislandferry.com | 843-881-4582

15-17 Kiawah Island Motoring Retreat – Featuring 75 classic, collectible, antique, exotic and special interest cars. www.kiawahislandmotoringretreat.com | 843-768-3875

16 Trades and Harvest Festival – Interact with costumed interpreters and craftspeople, observe open-hearth cooking and learn about colonial cooking, witness the smoker and thunder of a militia drill at Charles Towne Landing. www.charlestownelanding.travel | 843-852-4200

16 Gibbes Kids: A Special Showing of “The Little Match Girl” – Features the professional student company of the Charleston Dance Institute, musicians of Chamber Music Charleston, choreographer Jonathan Tabbert, and composer Laura Ball. Located at the Circular Congregational Church. www.gibbesmuseum.org | 843-722-2706

16-17 Plantation Days – Craftsworkers demonstrate the skills practiced by slaves as they prepared antebellum plantation Middleton Place for harvest time. www.middletonplace.org | 843-556-6020

21, 22, 24 ESPN Charleston Classic – Men’s college basketball tournament at The TD Arena at the College of Charleston. www.charlestonclassic.com

28 Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble – The largest 5K in South Carolina kicks off at 9 a.m. at Marion Square in Charleston. Runners will enjoy free food and beverages (beer provided for those 21+ years) as well as live music and an awards ceremony. www.turkeydayrun.com

28, Thanksgiving Buffet at Middleton Place

The cost is $50 per adult, $20 per child ages 6-13, and $10 per child ages 3-5. Children under 3 years old are free.

The Thanksgiving buffet includes Carved Turkey and Gravy, Sweet Corn Pudding, Carved Honey-Glazed Ham, White Rice, Herbed Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Green Bean Casserole, Macaroni Pie, Mixed Greens Salad and House Dressing, Cornbread, Cranberry Sauce, and Assorted Pies.

Includes coffee & tea. Soft drinks and juice are not included but available for purchase. Full liquor, beer, wine selection is also available for purchase.https://www.middletonplace.org/

29-30 Middleton Place Holiday Market – Live musicians perform carols, complimentary hot cider and treats and local artisan displays. www.middletonplace.org | 843-556-6020

30 – Charleston Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony – Gather in Marion Square at dusk as the tree of lights comes to life for the holiday season. www.charlestonarts.org | 843-724-7305