What: The Mt. Pleasant Elks Lodge will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser.
When: 8-10 a.m. Jan. 18
Where: Applebee’s, 486 Stuart Engals Blvd., Mount Pleasant
More Info: www.mtpleasantelks.org
What: Fox Rehabilitation and Lutheran Hospice will sponsor a health and local resources fair at Active Day of Charleston, an adult day care facility.
When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Active Day of Charleston, 915 Folly Road, James Island
More Info: 762-5291 or www.activeday.com
What: Local artisans will have handcrafted items available for purchase. Donations of infant and childrens’ pajamas will also be accepted for HALOS.
When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Palmetto Pavilion at Bi-Lo, 774 S. Shelmore Blvd., Mount Pleasant
More Info: 884-0163 or www.eastcoopercraftersguild.com
What: Visitors will be provided with binoculars and field guides to check out the winter birds in the area.
When: 10 a.m. Jan. 18
Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 N. Highway 17, Awendaw
More Info: 928-3368 or www.fs.usda.gov/scnfs
Jane Austen Tea
What: This traditional tea with Regency-era entertainment will celebrate the 238th birthday of Jane Austen.
When: 1:30 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St., downtown Charleston
Price: $20 adults, $5 kids 10 and under
More Info: 406-4735 or www.facebook.com/groups/janeaustenincharleston
Slavery & Freedom Tour
What: This special walking tour in honor of Martin Luther King Day, will cover the history of slavery from Africa to emancipation.
When: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Old Walled City Tours, 151 Meeting St., downtown Charleston
More Info: 343-4851 or www.walledcitytours.com
Benefit Blues and Boil
What: This fundraiser with live blues music and Lowcountry boil will benefit local band, Taste Like Chicken, to compete in the International Blues Challenge.
When: 2-6 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Fiery Ron’s Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston
More Info: 225-7427 or www.hometeambbq.com
Roller Derby Kickoff
What: The Lowcountry Highrollers will host a party with drink specials and more to launch the 2014 season.
When: 6-8 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Road, Charleston
More Info: 571-0775 or www.lowcountryhighrollers.com
Waldo Bar Crawl
What: This “Where’s Waldo”-themed bar crawl will feature prizes for the best costume and more.
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Mad River Bar and Grill, 32 N. Market St., downtown Charleston
More Info: (704) 516-2674 or www.eventbrite.com
MLK Jr. Tribute Concert
What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir and Spiritual Ensemble, along with members of the CSO and the Colour of Music Festival Orchestra, will perform a multimedia tribute concert to the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.
When: 7 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Mt. Moriah Family Living Center, 7396 Rivers Ave., North Charleston
More Info: 740-5848 or www.csogospel.com
‘Most RACES Show’
What: Part of the Charleston Comedy Festival, “The Most RACES Show on Earth” is a multicultural stand-up comedy showcase.
When: 10 p.m. Jan. 18
Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St., downtown Charleston
More Info: 714-3855 or www.mrsoe.com