IOP Wellness Fair

What: The Isle of Palms Recreation Center has teamed up with East Cooper Medical Center to present a Community Wellness Fair. Blood work, free health screenings, $15 flu shots, along with local health care professionals and specialists, are among some of features. Note: Fasting is required 12 hours ahead of the blood work and appointments are recommended. To make an appointment, call 884-7031.

When: 7 a.m.-noon Sept. 15.

Where: Isle of Palms Recreation Center, 24 28th Ave.

Price: Free.

More Info: 886-8294 or

Business After Hours

What: Expose your business to a variety of industries and professionals in a high-energy social atmosphere. Join the chamber for after-hours networking event with Miller-Motte Technical College.

When: 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 15.

Where: Fish, 442 King St.

Price: $20 chamber member, $40 nonmember.

More Info: 577-2510 or

SCORE workshop

What: SCORE is hosting a two-hour workshop for small business entrepreneurs who want to learn how to set-up a chart of accounts and add cost items to Quickbooks.

When: 6-8 p.m. Sept. 15.

Where: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave.

Price: $25.

More Info: 727-4778 or


Constitution Week

What: Celebrate the U.S. Constitution at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Free events Sept. 16-24. Events include naturalization ceremony on Sept. 16 at 10: 30 a.m., ETV documentary on Charles Pinckney on Sept. 16-17 at 2 p.m., Living History Days on Sept. 23-24 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. and "I Signed the Constitution" all week 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 16-24.

Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant.

Price: Free.


Lowcountry Heart Walk

What: Join the Trident Technical College Society of Student Leaders in the 2011 Lowcountry Heart Walk. .

When: 8 a.m. Sept. 17.

Where: Liberty Square, 360 Concord St.

Price: Donation.

Farmers market

What: This year marks the first Mount Pleasant Towne Centre Farmers Market. The event is being held in front of the Belk department store.

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 29.

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1600 Palmetto Grande Drive.

Price: Free.

More Info: 216-9900 or

Basketball Combine

What: Top instruction in all areas of the game to make you a better athlete and a better basketball player. Complete Under Armour combine and attend shooting/offensive moves clinic by professional instructor James Lee. 75 players maximum.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 17.

Where: 411 Wando Park Blvd.

Price: $75.

More Info: 284-1395 or


Cornhole Tournament

What: IOPPFA and Longhorn's will host the first Cornhole Tournament. All proceeds go to the MUSC Children's Burn Center.

When: Noon-8 p.m. Sept. 18.

Where: Longhorn Steakhouse, 1845 Highway 17, Mount Pleasant.

Price: $60 entry fee includes beer/wine and food.

More Info: 607-2133.


Farmers Market

What: "Get Fresh with the Locals" at the Mount Pleasant Farmers Market. Shop fresh produce, crafts, art, food and more.

When: 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays.

Where: Moultrie Middle School, 645 Coleman Blvd.

Price: Free.

More Info: 884-8517 or

Entrepreneur Workshop

What: SCORE is hosting a six-hour small business workshop covering financial resource information, applying for financing, legal issues of the business structure, developing a marketing/advertising plan and writing a business plan.

When: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20-21.

Where: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave.

Price: $50.

More Info: 727-4778 or


Small business event

What: Selling to the federal government is primary for vendors and contractors on how to do business with the government. You will learn if selling to the government is right for you; how the government buys products or services; steps to take to qualify; preference programs for which you may qualify.

When: 8:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 21.

Where: Small Business Development Center, 5900 Core Ave., Suite 104.

Price: $25.

More Info: 740-6160 or

Credit scores

What: Join group to take the mystery out of credit reports.

When: 11 a.m.-noon Sept. 21.

Where: South Carolina Federal Credit Union, 6265 Rivers Ave., North Charleston.

Price: Free.

More Info: 569-4709 or

Writing workshop

What: Writing, whether it's poe-try, journaling, fiction, essay, blogging or just jotting, is an invitation to venture and explore. Join Writing Raw II: Finding Power and Purpose on the Page with Stephanie Hunt for an evening of discussion and exercises.

When: 7-9 p.m. Sept. 21.

Where: Sophia Institute Studios, 297 East Bay St.

Price: $25 in advance, $35 day of.

More Info: 720-8528 or

Friday, Sept. 23

Museum Mile Weekend

What: Visit five museums, seven historic buildings and one powder magazine all for $25. This single Museum Mile Weekend pass gives you admission at 13 sites.

When: 9 a.m. Sept. 23-25.

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $25/adult, $10/child 12 and under.

More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235, or

Hurricane Party

What: The annual ECCO fundraiser celebrates its continued ministry of "Helping Neighbors Help Themselves." All funds raised will help ECCO continue to provide emergency assistance to residents in the Cooper River, Santee Basin and tri-county area. ECCO's programs and services are aimed at teaching self-sufficiency to its clients and improving their quality of life.

When: 7-11 p.m. Sept. 23.

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road.

Price: $65 per individual.

More Info: 849-9200 or

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