What: Enjoy music from Wire and Wood, Prettier Than Matt, Aaron Woody Wood and Wesley Cook. Food and beverages are available for purchase.
When: 6-10 p.m.
Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 N. Highway 17, Awendaw
MORE INFO: http://awendawgreen.com
Small Business Lunch at Halls
What: Post and Courier Editor and Publisher Bill Hawkins will be the featured speaker at the Feb. 2 Small Business Lunch at Halls. Each month, Small Business Lunch at Halls features a distinguished speaker from the business, civic or political arenas upstairs at Halls Chophouse with imaginative mid-day cuisine prepared by Executive Chef Matthew Niessner.
Where: Halls Chophouse, 434 King St.
More Info: 303-1113 or http://www.smallbusinesslunchathalls.com
Free film screening: 'NY Export: Opus Jazz'
What: Set to a jazz score and abstract urban backdrops, this film tells the story of disaffected urban youth through blending ballet, jazz and ballroom dancing with Latin, African and American rhythms.
When: 8-9 p.m.
Where: Recital Hall College of Charleston, 54 St. Philip St.
More Info: 953-4422 or http://halsey.cofc.edu/events
Palmetto Pride Clean Up Day
What: Join Nature Adventures to help clean up boat landings in the national forest.
Where: U.S. Forest Service Francis Marion National Forest Headquarters, 2967 Steed Creek Road, Huger
More Info: 568-3222 or http://www.KayakCharlestonSC.com
Save the Light Half-Marathon & 5K
What: Support the preservation of the Morris Island Lighthouse by Save the Light. The event starts and finishes near the pier on Folly Beach. First-place prize for top male, top female and top mixed team.
When: 8:30 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn Charleston- Tides Folly Beach, 1 Center St., Highway 171 South
More Info: 633-0099 or http://www.actioncarolina.com/stl.html
Mardi Gras Ball Masque MMXII
What: This year's Royal Ball Masque MMXII will be lead by Lt. Brian Brennan, a double amputee and an Iraqi Freedom veteran. He will be joined by Academy Award-nominated actor Tom Berenger, who will serve as Grand Duke. The ball is open to adults 18 and over.
When: 6:30 p.m.-1 a.m.
Where: Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St.
Price: $150, includes open bar and food
More Info: 437-1519 or http://kreweofcharleston.org