Things to Do in Charleston (November 2022)

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Welcome to November! Here’s a look at all of the fun, family-friendly events taking place around Charleston this month!

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*Please note – While we make every effort to crosscheck current links and event details on our guides, we always encourage you to do the same before making final plans. If details are missing or incorrect, please let us know so that we can correct them. 

November Events

Oct
27
Coastal Carolina Fair
The Coastal Carolina Fair is bigger and better than ever!   As we prepare for our Annual Coastal Carolina Fair, we take pride in reminding everyone of one of the primary reasons for the Fair. The proceeds of the Coastal Carolina Fair represent t...
Nov
1
Play Dayz
Mount Pleasant Towne Centre invites kids ages 10 and under to join us the first Tuesday of each month for Play Dayz at The Oaks. Play Dayz will feature exciting and engaging activities for you and your kids to enjoy from 10am to noon. Each month focu...
Nov
1
STEAM Homeschool Program
All ages, new activities every week! $10 admission    
Nov
1
Start with Art
Drop in for a morning of creative learning in the Storytime room. Be prepared to get messy! Ages 2-5 with an adult.
Nov
1
Storytime at Goose Creek Library
For children of all ages (ideal for ages 0-5 years). Storytime introduces your child to books, rhymes and rhythm, music and song, puppets, flannelboard stories, taking turns, paying attention, and being in a group setting!   This a great opportun...
Nov
1
Live In Color: Color at the Library
Drop in at anytime during this event and color an array of coloring pages with all the crayons and markers your heart could desire! Fun for all ages, coloring pages vary in complexity for the whole family to participate.
Nov
2
Storytime at Cane Bay Library
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, dancing and bubbles!
Nov
2
Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Join us at the stage in the children’s department every Wednesday at 11am for storytime and activities!
Nov
2
Kid Tours: Spies
Write a message in secret ink and try to decipher a coded letter! Learn about spies during the Revolution, the Civil War, and World War II. Kid Tours meet the first Wednesday of the month from August to May at 3:30 pm and include a craft project or a...
Nov
3
BINGO
A fun morning of BINGO!! Small prizes will be awarded to each winner, and there is no cost to play.
Nov
3
Storytime at McClellanville Library
Join us for stories and more!
Nov
3
Storytime at Hanahan Library
Come listen to stories and dance with friends at Storytime at Hanahan Library. Storytime is open for all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Nov
3
Renaissance Club Afterschool Program
Enrichment with art and culture! $10 admission
Nov
3
Kid’s Craft Night at EBD West Ashley
Gobble! Gobble! It’s a turkey craft night at Kid’s Night November 3, 5-7pm at EBD on Savannah Highway in West Ashley. Kids get to create and take home their own craft and eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal. One free kid’s meal per one ...
Nov
3
The Addams Family – A New Musical
From the creators of Jersey Boys, comes one of the most produced ever Broadway musicals in America. It’s the Addams Family musical with its kooky, crazy, spooky, weird and funny cast of characters: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Lurch, and Un...
Nov
4
Mommy & Me Milestones Class
Mommy and Me Milestones Class every Friday at 9:30 starting Sept 16!
Nov
4
KOTA One Year Celebration
Calling all pirates and mermaids.. come celebrate with us as we celebrate KOTA turning a year old at Growing Minds Farm. Come dressed in your pirate or mermaid gear and be ready to explore while we search for treasure with our maps, walk the planks, ...
Nov
4
Tuffy Tiger: Live & In Orange
He’s cute, clever and almost five. He’s Tuffy Tiger and he’s coming to Flowertown! FREE Tuffytastic Saturdays! Live-action puppet-based performances featuring the little orange tiger, Tuffy. The series of 6 free 30-minute performances will be f...
Nov
4
Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department
Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 – 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will be on hand to share projects currently being worked on a...
Nov
4
First Friday Fall Festival at the Town Market on James Island
Join us for local vendors, free movie on the big screen at dusk, food trucks, produce, petting zoo, seasonal entertainment, and more!
Nov
4
The Addams Family – A New Musical
From the creators of Jersey Boys, comes one of the most produced ever Broadway musicals in America. It’s the Addams Family musical with its kooky, crazy, spooky, weird and funny cast of characters: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Lurch, and Un...
Nov
5
Downtown Charleston Farmers Market
Enjoy a Bounty of Fresh Local Produce, Flower Bouquets & Homegrown Creativity from a wide variety of local artists. Open: Every Saturday, 8am-2pm
Nov
5
Charleston Scottish Games
With its inaugural event in 1971, the Charleston Scottish Games & Highland Gathering is the second oldest event of its kind in the southeast. Drawing visitors from around the country and abroad, the Games brings in over 8,000 guests, immersing vi...
Nov
5
Goose Creek Farmers & Artisan Market
We are a year-round Market in Goose Creek, SC, presented by the Goose Creek Small Business Alliance. Our Market showcases local artisans, crafters, farmers, growers, makers & businesses and provides them with a place to sell their wares and servi...
Nov
5
Chili 5K
Navigate the majestic moss-draped trails of Laurel Hill County Park during the Chili 5K. Race Registration & Details Register online Race begins at 9 a.m. Race fee: $38 Registration ends Monday, October 31. Race day registration is not available....
Nov
5
Sea Island Farmers Market
Whether you are grilling or chilling this weekend, we’ve got your grocery needs covered.  Pack your baskets and umbrellas and come enjoy the cooler temperatures while we have them.  Grab lunch from the food truck and that’s one less mea...
Nov
5
Hanahan Red, White, and Blue Festival
The City of Hanahan will be hosting the 10th annual Red, White and Blue Fall Festival on Saturday, November 5th from 10:00am-4:00pm at the beautiful Hanahan Amphitheater. This exciting event will be great fun for the entire family! Join thousands of ...
Nov
5
Harvest Festival
Come on out to Johns Island County Park for foot-stompin’ live music from local bluegrass bands, pumpkin decorating, archery, and more. Feast on Southern delights like finger-lickin’ Carolina barbeque, kettle korn, and all of your favorite festiv...
Nov
5
Tuffy Tiger: Live & In Orange
FREE Family Fun! Tuffytastic Saturdays! Live-action puppet-based performances featuring the little orange tiger, Tuffy. The series of 6 free 30-minute performances will be filled with multiple puppets and original music and will be showcased on the f...
Nov
5
Summerville Oktoberfest
The Summerville Oakbrook Rotary Club and the Summerville Evening Rotary Club presents their annual Summerville Rotary Oktoberfest. This is a family friendly event with games, music, food and beer. Located in Hutchinson Square, Summerville, South Caro...
Nov
5
Disney Junior Live on Tour: Costume Palooza
This show brings beloved Disney Junior characters and favorite Marvel Super Heroes live on stage for a jam-packed, concert-style show with singing, dancing, acrobatics, and more. It will feature favorite songs from hit Disney Junior series, as well a...
Nov
5
Stingrays Hockey: Get Out & Vote + Specialty Jersey Auction
With election day right around the corner, Charleston Votes is urging us to Get Out and Vote! The Stingrays will wear specialty jerseys that will be auctioned off during the game through the Dash Auction app to benefit the Charleston County Public...
Nov
5
The Addams Family – A New Musical
From the creators of Jersey Boys, comes one of the most produced ever Broadway musicals in America. It’s the Addams Family musical with its kooky, crazy, spooky, weird and funny cast of characters: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Lurch, and Un...
Nov
6
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
Located behind the Charleston Pour House at 1977 Maybank Hwy, The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market is a 100% local market, featuring around 50 awesome local vendors. We offer a full deck bar, live music, delicious eats and all kinds of amazing local good...
Nov
6
Sunday Movie Matinee
Join us for a weekly movie matinee. Popcorn and seating will be provided.   October 2 – Coraline (PG) October 9 – Tyler Perry’s Boo: A Madea Halloween (PG-13) October 16 – Batman: The Long Halloween: Part One (PG-13) October 23 – Batma...
Nov
6
The Addams Family – A New Musical
From the creators of Jersey Boys, comes one of the most produced ever Broadway musicals in America. It’s the Addams Family musical with its kooky, crazy, spooky, weird and funny cast of characters: Gomez, Morticia, Wednesday, Pugsley, Lurch, and Un...
Nov
6
Stingrays Hockey: Pucks & Paws
A fan favorite, the first Pucks & Paws game of the season presented by Pet Supplies Plus and the Law Office of Peter David Brown lets you bring your furry little friend to the game. We’ll also conduct our annual lap dog race during the firs...
Nov
7
Mommy Mondays at ANNIE’S HOT DONUTS
Please join us every Monday for “Mommy Mondays”. Each Monday we will be opening up our party room for Mommy’s (and Daddy’s) to bring their wee ones, have some hot & fresh donuts and milk & to use our party room. Our pa...
Nov
7
Storytime at Daniel Island Library
Come listen to stories and dance with friends at Storytime at Daniel Island Library. Storytime is open for all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Nov
7
Sensory Storytime at Summerville Library
Designed for children that may need extra sensory support by combining traditional storytime components with sensory elements. All ages.
Nov
7
Storytime at Folly Beach Library
Visit the Folly Beach branch for family storytime. Together we will read stories, sing songs and learn new literacy skills.
Nov
8
STEAM Homeschool Program
All ages, new activities every week! $10 admission    
Nov
8
Storytime at Goose Creek Library
For children of all ages (ideal for ages 0-5 years). Storytime introduces your child to books, rhymes and rhythm, music and song, puppets, flannelboard stories, taking turns, paying attention, and being in a group setting!   This a great opportun...
Nov
8
Live In Color: Color at the Library
Drop in at anytime during this event and color an array of coloring pages with all the crayons and markers your heart could desire! Fun for all ages, coloring pages vary in complexity for the whole family to participate.
Nov
9
Storytime at Cane Bay Library
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, dancing and bubbles!
Nov
9
Storytime at Summerville Library
A language enrichment program for caregivers and their babies. Learn new bounces and rhymes you can do at home. Ages 2 & under
Nov
9
Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Join us at the stage in the children’s department every Wednesday at 11am for storytime and activities!
Nov
9
Kid’s Craft Night at EBD Mt. Pleasant
Gobble! Gobble! It’s a turkey craft night at Kid’s Night November 9, 5-7pm at EBD Oakland Market in Mt. Pleasant. Kids get to create and take home their own craft and eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal. One free kid’s meal per one adul...
Nov
9
Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run & Walk
Join us for this exclusive preview of the Holiday Festival of Lights. Runners and walkers will be the first in Charleston to experience more than 200 magical light displays. Tickets $35 per vehicle – maximum 15 people per standard size vehicle....
Nov
10
BINGO
A fun morning of BINGO!! Small prizes will be awarded to each winner, and there is no cost to play.
Nov
10
Storytime at McClellanville Library
Join us for stories and more!
Nov
10
Storytime at Hanahan Library
Come listen to stories and dance with friends at Storytime at Hanahan Library. Storytime is open for all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Nov
10
Renaissance Club Afterschool Program
Enrichment with art and culture! $10 admission
Nov
10
Holiday Festival of Lights Fun Run & Walk
Join us for this exclusive preview of the Holiday Festival of Lights. Runners and walkers will be the first in Charleston to experience more than 200 magical light displays. Tickets $35 per vehicle – maximum 15 people per standard size vehicle....
Nov
11
Mommy & Me Milestones Class
Mommy and Me Milestones Class every Friday at 9:30 starting Sept 16!
Nov
11
Veterans Day Tribute
The City of North Charleston will host its annual Veterans Day tribute on Thursday, November 11, 2021, 10:30 am–12:00 pm at the Felix Davis Community Center, featuring Lt. Col. Clebe McClary, USMC (ret).  We ask veterans and their families to join...
Nov
11
Fossil Friday with the Natural History Department
Join Matthew Gibson, Curator of Natural History, or Jessie Peragine, Natural History Curatorial Assistant, on Fridays from 3:30 – 4:30 PM in the Bunting Natural History Gallery lab. They will be on hand to share projects currently being worked on a...
Nov
11
Free Family Fridays at The Children’s Museum
Join us at the Museum for families to play and explore at no charge on the second Friday of each month from 4pm-7pm! Families get free play in the Museum and access to special community vendors in the alley. No registration required, families will be...
Nov
11
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
11
Photos With Santa
Come share your wishes with Santa this holiday season at the Big Christmas Tree by Coach & Zales. Santa will be on site starting Friday, November 11th and here until Christmas Eve – schedule listed below*. Professional photos will be taken ...
Nov
12
Downtown Charleston Farmers Market
Enjoy a Bounty of Fresh Local Produce, Flower Bouquets & Homegrown Creativity from a wide variety of local artists. Open: Every Saturday, 8am-2pm
Nov
12
Goose Creek Farmers & Artisan Market
We are a year-round Market in Goose Creek, SC, presented by the Goose Creek Small Business Alliance. Our Market showcases local artisans, crafters, farmers, growers, makers & businesses and provides them with a place to sell their wares and servi...
Nov
12
#gomillergo 5K
7th Annual #gomillergo 5k (we did take a 2 year break for Covid, so technically not annual, but you know what we mean!) to raise awareness for Spinal Muscular Atrophy and to raise money for a cause close to our hearts.  This year we are raising mone...
Nov
12
Sea Island Farmers Market
Whether you are grilling or chilling this weekend, we’ve got your grocery needs covered.  Pack your baskets and umbrellas and come enjoy the cooler temperatures while we have them.  Grab lunch from the food truck and that’s one less mea...
Nov
12
Family Fun: USO
This Veteran’s Day weekend, experience the Joseph Manigault House as it was while it served as a USO post during World War II. The house became a place for enlisted soldiers and the home front workforce to sleep, enjoy meals, write home to their fa...
Nov
12
The Best Environmentally-Friendly Holiday Gifts Charleston Moms
Holiday Market
A Holiday Market will be held on November 12th, 2022, from 10 am to 4 pm, at the Daniel Island Recreation Center (160 Fairbanks Drive). The event will include artists, designers, and boutique merchants from the Charleston area.  Some of the merchand...
Nov
12
Living History Days
This popular annual event showcases the many skills practiced by enslaved and free people throughout the Low Country’s long rich history. Interpreters and volunteers will demonstrate skills including carpentry, blacksmithing, pottery, laundry, cook...
Nov
12
2nd Annual Lowcountry Pie Festival at Jedburg Junction
Get ready to rock this holiday season by coming out to the Lowcountry Pie Festival and sampling pies from local bakeries and buying or ordering on site. Fake it and let them bake it! An awesome family event celebrating all desserts of the Thanksgivin...
Nov
12
Photos With Santa
Come share your wishes with Santa this holiday season at the Big Christmas Tree by Coach & Zales. Santa will be on site starting Friday, November 11th and here until Christmas Eve – schedule listed below*. Professional photos will be taken ...
Nov
12
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
13
CML Superstars
The Children’s Museum is open from 10:00am – 12:00pm on the second and fourth Sundays of every month exclusively for children with special needs and their families to visit the Museum for FREE.  Children are able to explore and play in the Museu...
Nov
13
Sunday Brunch Farmers Market
Located behind the Charleston Pour House at 1977 Maybank Hwy, The Sunday Brunch Farmers Market is a 100% local market, featuring around 50 awesome local vendors. We offer a full deck bar, live music, delicious eats and all kinds of amazing local good...
Nov
13
Photos With Santa
Come share your wishes with Santa this holiday season at the Big Christmas Tree by Coach & Zales. Santa will be on site starting Friday, November 11th and here until Christmas Eve – schedule listed below*. Professional photos will be taken ...
Nov
13
2nd Sunday on King Street
2nd Sunday on King Street will return to its every-month schedule beginning Sunday, September 12th after an 18-month hiatus due to Covid-19 protocols, announced Susan Lucas, President of the Charleston Peninsula Preservation Trust (CPPT), the non-pro...
Nov
13
KIDS CRAFT FREE FAMILY FRIENDLY DIY WORKSHOP
Looking for a fun experience to share with your children? Join us for our Family Friendly Workshop! Select a wood project from our gallery and choose one child project from the available options. We provide all the materials and instruct you step-by-...
Nov
13
Sunday Movie Matinee
Join us for a weekly movie matinee. Popcorn and seating will be provided.   October 2 – Coraline (PG) October 9 – Tyler Perry’s Boo: A Madea Halloween (PG-13) October 16 – Batman: The Long Halloween: Part One (PG-13) October 23 – Batma...
Nov
13
Tanger Annual Tree Lighting
Kick-off the jolly season at Tanger Outlets Charleston for our 2nd Annual Tree Lighting Celebrationt! Enjoy an evening full of music and fun for the entire family – find all the fun at the BIG Christmas Tree by Tommy Hilfiger! Help us bring our...
Nov
13
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
14
Mommy Mondays at ANNIE’S HOT DONUTS
Please join us every Monday for “Mommy Mondays”. Each Monday we will be opening up our party room for Mommy’s (and Daddy’s) to bring their wee ones, have some hot & fresh donuts and milk & to use our party room. Our pa...
Nov
14
Storytime at Daniel Island Library
Come listen to stories and dance with friends at Storytime at Daniel Island Library. Storytime is open for all children and incorporates multi-sensory activities.
Nov
14
Storytime at Folly Beach Library
Visit the Folly Beach branch for family storytime. Together we will read stories, sing songs and learn new literacy skills.
Nov
14
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
15
STEAM Homeschool Program
All ages, new activities every week! $10 admission    
Nov
15
Storytime at Goose Creek Library
For children of all ages (ideal for ages 0-5 years). Storytime introduces your child to books, rhymes and rhythm, music and song, puppets, flannelboard stories, taking turns, paying attention, and being in a group setting!   This a great opportun...
Nov
15
Live In Color: Color at the Library
Drop in at anytime during this event and color an array of coloring pages with all the crayons and markers your heart could desire! Fun for all ages, coloring pages vary in complexity for the whole family to participate.
Nov
15
Afternoon Story & Craft
Come listen to a story and do a craft with library staff at 4 PM! Each month will be something different.
Nov
15
Kid’s Craft Night at EBD Summerville
Gobble! Gobble! It’s a turkey craft night at Kid’s Night November 15, 5-7pm at EBD Carnes Crossroads in Summerville. Kids get to create and take home their own craft and eat FREE with the purchase of an adult meal. One free kid’s meal per one a...
Nov
15
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
16
Dinovember Storytime
Baxter-Patrick Library – Celebrate Dinovember as we enjoy everything there is to know about dinosaurs. Special stories, creative movement and play, and a fun dinosaur activity.
Nov
16
Time for Tots
Come enjoy some special time with your child(ren) ages 2 – 5 as we do a wide variety of things. We may read a book, watch a movie, or do some Thanksgiving arts and crafts!
Nov
16
Storytime at Cane Bay Library
Join us for stories, rhymes, songs, dancing and bubbles!
Nov
16
Storytime at Summerville Library
A language enrichment program for caregivers and their babies. Learn new bounces and rhymes you can do at home. Ages 2 & under
Nov
16
Storytime at Barnes and Noble
Join us at the stage in the children’s department every Wednesday at 11am for storytime and activities!
Nov
16
Holiday Festival of Lights
There’s so much to discover at the Holiday Festival of Lights! Marvel at the magical twinkling lights as you explore the grounds at Santa’s Village and Winter Wonderland. Enjoy mouth-watering treats or commemorate your trip with a gift fr...
Nov
16
Photos With Santa
Come share your wishes with Santa this holiday season at the Big Christmas Tree by Coach & Zales. Santa will be on site starting Friday, November 11th and here until Christmas Eve – schedule listed below*. Professional photos will be taken ...
Nov
17
BINGO
A fun morning of BINGO!! Small prizes will be awarded to each winner, and there is no cost to play.

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