Morning Buzz Bulletin Board

The Morning Buzz Bulletin Board

Brought to you by Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission

Holiday Festival of Lights at James Island County Park through December 31 – one of the best holiday light displays in the US! – charlestoncountyparks.com or 795-4FUN

Aquarium Aglow at the SC Aquarium – open select evenings through Jan 2, 2022 – 5:30pm-9:30pm – a new, one-of-a-kind holiday experience with an immersive holiday light spectacular – food & beverages available for purchase – scaquarium.org

Elf: The Musical – 7:30pm – Dec 1-Dec 16 – Dock Street Theater, 135 Church St in downtown Charleston – charlestonstage.com

Cougar Night Lights – 5:30pm-9pm with shows every 30 minutes – through Jan 1 – FREE – The Cistern Yard on the campus of the College of Charleston – light display & viewing show

Wednesday:

  • Awendaw Green Barn Jams – every Wednesday from 6pm-10pm. Visit awendawgreen.com for more details! 
  • An Evening with Chevy Chase following a screening of National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – December 1st at 7pm – $48 – North Charleston Performing Arts Center
  • An Evening with New York Times bestselling author Tom Coyne with an interview hosted by Andy Johnson of The Fried Egg recounting Tom’s travels and experiences in search of “The Great American Gold Course”! – Dec 1 – Doors 6pm, Event 7pm – $35 (includes a copy of his book “The Great American Golf Course”) – An Event to benefit Friends of the Muni with all proceeds going to the newly improved Charleston Municipal Golf Course (recently honored as a Top 20 municipal course in the US & a best renovation in 2020!) – Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St in downtown Charleston – charlestonmusichall.com

Thursday: 

  • Birds of Prey Flight Demonstrations – Thur & Sat, 10:30am-11:30am – $20 adult, $15 kids 3-17 yrs old – limited to 50 people – (4719 Highway 17 in Awendaw) 
  • Elf on the Shelf: The Musical – 6pm – Gaillard Center in downtown Charleston
  • The Fab Four – Doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm – Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St in downtown Charleston
  • Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents Handel’s Messiah – 7:30pm – Cathedral of St John the Baptist in downtown Charleston

Friday: 

  • Love Actually – Doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm – special pre-movie caroling starts at 7:30pm! – Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St in downtown Charleston
  • Dave Koz & Friends: Christmas Jazz – 7:30pm – North Charleston Performing Arts Center
  • SC Stingrays vs Greenville Swamp Rabbits at North Charleston Coliseum – 7:05pm – Join The Critic for a pregame tailgate outside the Montague Terrace entrance for a chance to win some Bridge gear 

Saturday:

  • Birds of Prey Flight Demonstrations in Awendaw on Thursday & Saturday from 10:30am-11:30am – $20 adult, $15 kids 3-17 yrs old – limited capacity
  • Gracie & Lacy at the Forte Jazz Lounge (2nd Saturday of each month) – 475 King St in downtown Charleston
  • Cirque Dreams: Holidaze – 4pm & 8pm – North Charleston Performing Arts Center
  • Charleston Jazz Orchestra: Holiday Swing – 5pm & 8pm – featuring vocalist Zandrina Dunning – Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St in downtown Charleston – charlestonjazz.com 
  • Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents Handel’s Messiah – 7:30pm – St Andrews Church in Mt Pleasant
  • Ceelo Green: DJ Set – Doors 8pm, Showtime 10pm – $119 – East Side Artists Lounge at The Commodore – 504 Meeting St in downtown Charleston
  • North Charleston Christmas Parade – 5pm – Park Circle
    Charleston Brewery District Shuttle – 1pm-9pm every Saturday – FREE – Hop on/hop off & visit any of the 10 breweries!
  • Untapped Art Festival – 12pm-6pm – FREE – live music, more than 25 local artists of all types, food & drink – Tradesman Brewing Company, 1647 King St Extension in downtown Charleston
  • 8th Annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar – 10am-3pm – FREE – food, drink & multiple Christmas activities & goods for the whole family with Mr & Mrs Claus! – Johns Island County Park
  • Old Village Holiday Street Festival – 2pm-8pm – FREE – featuring an open market, live music, food trucks & more – Pitt St in the Old Village of Mt Pleasant
  • Oyster Roast & Seafood Truck Festival – 12pm-5pm – FREE to attend w/live music from 1pm-4pm – $25 for all-you-can-eat oysters (bring your own shuckers & rags) plus beer, wine & cocktails – Firefly Distillery in the Park Circle area of North Charleston
  • Swinging Sinatra Saturday – 7pm & 9:30pm – Forte Jazz Lounge, 475 King St in downtown Charleston
  • Charleston Holiday Boat Parade – Begins along the shores of Mt Pleasant at 5pm, viewing from downtown peninsula starts around 7:30pm – FREE
    SC Stingrays vs Greenville Swamp Rabbits – 6:05pm – Teddy Bear Toss! – North Charleston Coliseum

Sunday: 

  • Farmer’s Market – every Sunday morning at The Pour House – Maybank Hwy on James Island
  • George Thorogood & the Destroyers – Doors 7pm, Showtime 8pm – Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St in downtown Charleston
  • Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents Handel’s Messiah – 4pm – St Theresa The Little Flower Church in Summervile
  • Under the Streetlamp: Hip to the Holidays – 7:30pm – Gaillard Center in downtown Charleston
  • City of Charleston Christmas Parade – 3:30pm

Multi-Day Events:

  • Charleston City Night Market – Thur-Sat, 6:30pm-10:30pm
  • Christmas Made in the South – Fri-Sun – Exchange Park in Ladson
  • Park Circle Art Gallery at Olde Village Community Building (4820 Jenkins Avenue) – FREE – Tuesday-Friday, 10a-6p & Sat, 12p-4p 
  • German Christmas Market – 3pm-9pm – River Oaks Charleston, 1165 15 Mile Landing Rd, Awendaw – FREE – a holiday shopping experience inspired by the German Christmas markets with brats & drinks in their fireside biergarten
  • Swing It Forward Charleston – FREE rounds of golf for anyone under 18 at 5 area golf courses throughout all of 2021! – Berkeley Country Club, Charleston Municipal, Patriots Point Links, Wescott Golf Club & Wrenwoods Golf Course (on Joint Base Charleston) – Contact individual courses & tee times must be booked on day of play 
  • Forte Jazz Lounge – Wine Bar Jazz, Sun-Tues / Theater Shows, Wed-Sat – Sun, 7pm & 9:30pm – (475 King St.)
  • Jambase.com – Amazing amount of live performances, concerts & so much more!
  • 30th Annual Barrier Islands Little League Turkey Shoot – Fridays & Saturdays through December 4 (except Thanksgiving weekend) – 7pm-11pm – everything provided with food trucks and drinks for sale

 

Thank you to our sponsor Charleston County Parks & Recreation Commission!

Updated on Thursday 12/2/2021 @ 11:30am