The holiday season is in full swing, which means there are tons of fun events going on this weekend. Our centerpiece this week has a rundown on some of the Charleston area's biggest holiday events, but here are a few more that are worth checking out.
Loco for locals
As part of Buy Local Month, Lowcountry Local First is hosting the Buy Local, Be Local Bash from 6:30-8:30 p.m. today.
The free event will be held at the Mom and Pop-Up Shop at 359 King St. and will include music by the Local Honeys and food from Patat Spot and HoM.
The new Mount Pleasant beverage store Bottles will offer a wine tasting, and Social Wine Bar will provide special cocktails.
Guests will be able to shop for local items, and Buy Local cards will be available for purchase.
There are some great Christmas festivals going on around the Lowcountry this weekend, and the islands are not going to be left out.
The Isle of Palms will host its Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6 p.m. today on front beach. The event will include a visit from Santa, live music and special offers from Isle of Palms restaurants and merchants. Call 886-8294.
Friday at 5:30 p.m., it's Sullivan's Island's turn to light up the night at the Fire and Rescue Holiday Lighting, happening at the Sullivan's Island Fire Station, 2050 Middle St.
The event will feature children's activities, music, refreshments and more. Call 883-3198.
Daniel Island will join in on the holiday fun on Saturday.
The Holiday Festival of Daniel Island will take place 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Family Circle Tennis Center, 161 Seven Farms Drive. Admission and parking are free.
The festival includes an ice-skating rink, face-painting, photos with Santa, music and dance, a Christmas tree fundraiser, holiday fashion show, shopping, food and more.
Celebrate the launch of Charleston Girl Perfume 6-10 p.m. Tuesday at The Cocktail Club, 479 King St.
The event is free and will feature complimentary hors d'oeuvres and champagne, music by Forrest Brown, free samples, raffles and more.