Turkey Day Run
What: The mission of the Turkey Day Run and Gobble Wobble 5K is to raise money for local charities. The post-race party will feature live music from Plane Jane, a beer garden, food and other beverages and children’s activities.
when: 9 a.m.
Where: Knights of Columbus Council #704, 143 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston
price: $30-45 5K; $10 kids’ run
more info: www.turkeydayrun.com
What: All are welcome to join the Canaan Church Family for the fifth annual Thanksgiving Community Brunch. Call to get on the guest list, donate or volunteer.
when: 10 a.m.-noon
Where: Canaan United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 171 Highway 61, Ridgeville
More Info: 873-8596 or 475-2404 or 906-7013 or 851-3827 or www.facebook.com/CanaanUMC
What: The Grand Master, Grand Wardens and members of The Most Worshipful South Carolina Grand Lodge of Ancient Free & Accepted Masons will host the seventh annual Thanksgiving Day Dinner Give-Away, to include music, free food, door prizes and more. All are welcome for traditional holiday food and fellowship.
When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston
more info: 444-4235 or 898-0357
What: Planet Follywood will host a Thanksgiving potluck dinner with live music and more. Guests are encouraged to sign up at the bar beforehand to choose a dish to bring.
Where: Planet Follywood, 32 Center St., Folly Beach
More Info: 588-7380 or www.planetfollywood.com
Holiday Pub Crawl
What: The Holiday Pub Crawl features visits to historic taverns, with appetizers and holiday treats and tastes of local craft beer, holiday ale or beverage of choice. A portion of the proceeds benefit MUSC Children’s Hospital.
When: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Where: Charleston Original Pub Tour, 40 N. Market St., downtown Charleston
More Info: 577-5535 or www.pubtourcharleston.com/Pub-Tours-Holiday-Pub-Crawl-Charleston-SC.html
FridayBlack Friday Paddle
What: Escape the retail madness with the Charleston MeetUp Kayaking Group for the Black Friday Kayak Paddle, from Sol Legare Boat Landing to Sandy Point via the Stono River. Meet-up will be at Sea Kayak Carolina.
When: 9 a.m.
Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 793 Folly Road, James Island
Price: Free with personal kayak; $30 with kayak rental
More Info: 225-7969 or www.seakayakcarolina.com
Turkey Burn Bootcamp
What: Work off your Thanksgiving Day indulgences at this reBOOT group workout for all ages and abilities. This is an outdoor workout, so prepare accordingly.
When: 10-11 a.m.
Where: reFORM Studios, 1081-B East Montague Ave., North Charleston
more info: www.facebook.com/events/468770533239896
Saturday Holiday Dinner Cruise
What: Celebrate the holiday with a scenic dinner cruise of the Charleston Harbor with live music from The Plantation Singers and a buffet dinner provided by Gourmet Bay Catering, to include shrimp & grits and holiday foods.
WHEN: 7-9 p.m.
Where: The Carolina Queen at the City Marina Mega Dock, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston
More Info: (888) 224-5037 or charlestonharbortours.com/special-events-holiday-dinner-cruises.cfm