Things to Do Tuesday, December 8, 2015

(File/Provided) Singer Jill Scott will be performing at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center tonight at 7:30 p.m.

What: Metanoia's 2015 Jubilee Auction is open for bidding until 10 p.m. on December 9th. The goal is to raise $10,000 to support the organization's youth leadership programs. Auction items include a two night stay at The Sanctuary with a round of golf included, golf foursomes at the exclusive members only courses on Kiawah Island, dinner for two at Charleston Place, a New England weekend for two at the Historic Starbuck Inn in Kent Conn. and a wine and cheese sunset sail for 6 around the Charleston Harbor.

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What: Bring one or more non-perishable healthy food item to Magnolia Plantation and Gardens to receive special discounts off the garden admission and nature train ride.

When: 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. daily through Dec. 31

Where: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston

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What: Mira Winery has opened the Napa Valley Education Center and Tasting Room and visitors can purchase white, red or mixed wine flights.

When: 2-8 p.m.

Where: Napa Valley Education Center and Tasting Room, 68 1/2 Queen St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 white wine flight; $35 mixed flight; $45 red wine flight

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What: There will be an artisan selection of loose leaf teas from the tea department with complimenting food selections, including finger sandwiches, scones and holiday theme desserts. To make a reservation, please call 843-416-3965; reservations are not required, but strongly recommended.

When: 3-5 p.m.

Where: Southerly Restaurant and Patio, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $19 per adult; $14 per child

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What: This 7th annual walking history tour will feature stops at 3-5 locations for food and beverages and, of course, cookies. A portion of the proceeds of each tour will be donated to a local charity.

When: 4 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Where: Molly Darcy’s, 235 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30

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What: Join Mercantile and Mash for its Black Tap Coffee Cupping with Black Tap’s master roaster, Trip. Each cupping, Trip will be serving different coffees for patrons to taste.

When: 4-5:30 p.m.

Where: Mercantile and Mash, 701 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Featuring over 700 displays and 2 million lights, the Holiday Festival of Lights is a cherished holiday tradition for many families throughout Charleston and beyond. There is also the 50-ton sand sculpture, holiday train, Santa’s Sweet Shoppe, Victorian carousel and more.

When: 5:30-10 p.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $15

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What: A wine representative from Trinchero Family Estates will guide guests in blending candidates to make the perfect Bordeaux, with bread and cheese to accompany the sampling.

When: 5:30-7 p.m.

Where: Sauer Grapes Wine Lounge, 885 C Island Park Drive, Daniel Island

Price: $45

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What: St. Andrew’s Parks and Playground will have the annual tree lighting ceremony. Enjoy Christmas music, hot chocolate and a warm fire while roasting marshmallows and making s’mores. Fire will be lit at 6 p.m. and the tree lighting is at 6:30 p.m.

Where: St. Andrew's Parks & Playground, 1095 Playground Road, Charleston

Price: Free

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What: A family-friendly and high-energy party where players guess song titles, artists and release dates to win prizes every 1/2 hour, featuring upbeat music from all decades.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Creekside Kitchen and Brew House, 2552 Savannah Highway, Charleston

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What: Three-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter, New York Times bestselling poet and critically acclaimed actress Jill Scott will performing tonight.

When: Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $66-$126; $5 cash only for parking

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What: Blues Open Mic Night every Tuesday.

When: 10 p.m.

Where: Planet Follywood, 32 Center St.

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