The Night Market series at Charleston's historic City Market is revving back up this weekend.
Nearly 100 local food vendors, artists and other artisans will sell their wares 6:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, and every Friday and Saturday night through December.
On opening night, there will be live music and an unveiling of the Night Market poster, which was created by a local artist.
A train hobby shop is opening in Summerville on Thursday, in time for the Flower-town Festival this weekend.
Train Town Toy and Hobby has relocated after 11 years in Ashland, Va., to 128 W. Richardson Ave., near Italian Bistro and Central Station Barber Shop.
The toy shop carries Thomas the Tank Engine trains, Lionel Trains, and other unique toys and hobby items. Store hours are 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays.
Soon to hatch
Boxcar Betty's, a new locally owned restaurant with a sole focus on fried chicken sandwiches, is opening in West Ashley this month.
The chicken sandwich spot at 1922 Savannah Highway is expected to open in "early April," according to its website, www.boxcarbetty.com.
The concise menu offers different versions of the classic Southern sandwich made with hormone and antibiotic-free chicken.
Everything But Water, a swimwear boutique in The Shops at Charleston Place, will host a trunk show of designer Marysia Reeves' latest swimwear collection 5-8 p.m. Thursday. The shop at 195 Meeting St. will also serve cocktails and offer custom fittings during the event.
Whole Foods at 923 Houston Northcutt Blvd. in Mount Pleasant has chosen Lowcountry Local First as the beneficiary of its 5 Percent Day on Tuesday, when the company's supermarkets across the country will donate 5 percent of their net sales to charities. Whole Foods' donation to Lowcountry Local First comes the same day the local nonprofit will kick off Eat Local Month, the initiative held each April to encourage the community to eat locally sourced foods.
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