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|October 2018||Full week|
Bring the entire family and come enjoy Charleston's only Hot Air Balloon Festival!
Held on a large polo field just minutes from downtown Charleston, join dozens of vendors, chefs, local musicians, artists, cooking demonstrations, pop-up art galleries, PLUS food and alcohol tasting partners.
Weather permitting, Saturday will include a morning launch and evening glows and tethered rides. Not just about the balloons, Saturday will include Live Music, a Wine Tasting Tent, a Battle of the Chefs Tasting Competition, Polo Matches and a kids play area!
Beginner Road Ride for all riders interested in learning about group bike rides. We will provide a ride leader who will lead you on the route, answer questions, and assist with mechanical issues. Learn about the rules of the road, how to ride in a paceline, and basic bike maintenance skills, including how to fix a flat tire! All rides start and end at the store. We will have post ride coffee and snacks.
Helmets are required. We highly suggest a front and rear blinking light.
Distance: 17 Miles
Pace: 14-16 mph
NO DROP RIDE - we will regroup if anyone has difficulties with the pace.
Road bikes are not required, but highly suggested.
Magnolia’s “Autumn on the Ashley” Arts and Craft Fair is back! On Saturday & Sunday, October 13th & 14th, dozens of Lowcountry artisans will feature their handcrafted items for sale from 9 am – 5 pm. Featured items include wood carvings, paintings, textiles, jewelry, photography, natural skincare, lawn art and more.
#KidsJump is reserved just for the little ones, they can jump with kids their own age without the rustle and bustle of a bunch of other kids in the way.
Book lovers and bargain hunters are in for a real treat when the Charleston Friends of the Library host its 37th annual That BIG Book Sale, October 12-14, at the Omar Shrine Auditorium. Over 60,000 books, DVDs, CDs, books on CDs, sheet music and maps will be on sale to the public with prices starting at just $.50. For the price of one movie ticket or one new paperback book, shoppers can walk out with a basket full of books, DVDs and CDs that they can enjoy over and over again, or pass on to a friend.
Saturday 10/13 @ 9-5
Sunday 10/14 @ 11-5
Petting Zoo, Hayride, Horse Rides, Games
Arts & Crafts Vendors, Cow Patty Bingo and More!
Did you hear the news? Moncks Corner is being invaded! Three agencies, The Old Santee Canal Park, the Berkeley County Historical Society, and the Berkeley County Museum and Heritage Center have partnered to put on our very first pirate festival. Our mission is to provide opportunities for the public of all-ages to learn about South Carolina’s rich colonial and maritime history; with an emphasis on the Golden Age of Piracy.
Oct 13 -14, 2018
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Program Fee: $5 per person
Meeting Place: All throughout the park
Toddler Time is a great shared experience for child and parent. A time for your little ones to discover the joy of being active, bouncing under the supervision of their parents, and without interference from the big kids.
Everyone's favorite groovy character, Pete the Cat, is coming back to Wonder Works! Pete will have two different Meet and Greets:
Saturday, October 13th
10am-1pm at Wonder Works Mt. Pleasant in the Belle Hall Shopping Center
Sunday, October 14th
11am-2pm at Wonder Works West Ashley in the St. Andrew's Shopping Center
Pete can't wait to sing and dance with you, and he'll even stamp his paw in your book!!
In celebration of National Fire Prevention Week, Oct 7th-13th, 2018, North Charleston Fire Department is hosting a Family Fun Day for this year’s theme "Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”
Our annual event will be held on Saturday, October 13th from 10 am to 2 pm at the North Charleston American LaFrance Fire Museum in conjunction with Tanger Outlet.
his family-friendly festival will be held on Saturday, October 13, 10 am-3 pm, outdoors behind the Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center located at 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd. This annual event features local entertainment, crafters, exhibitors, food vendors, and free kids' activities! Festival benefits Helping Hands of Goose Creek- attendees are encouraged to bring canned goods to donate to Helping Hands. Parking and admission are free.
We are having a dress up multi-themed party at Crosswind Farm on October 13th, 11 am to 1 pm. No scary costumes please as we will have young kids in attendance. We charge for kids 12 months and up. There’s a lot to do for toddlers. Adults are free.
Join The North Charleston Police Department and Barnes & Noble for an hour of stories and fun. We meet the second Saturday of every month. Come out and get to know our men and women in blue.
Join us for a festive afternoon of fun for the entire family. We will have food trucks, pumpkin painting, face painting, a hay ride, a bounce house, a raffle, and more! Invite your whole street... We'll see you there!
Unlimited Jumping, Ninja Course, Air-Slam Basketball, and Dodgebal!