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- You could be one of those human specks at one of many holiday markets this weekend
MondayStart your week right with laughs at The Sparrow kicking off at 8:30 p.m.
Warm things up with the Holy City Heaters on the deck at the Pour House at 6 p.m.
TuesdayHead to Bay Street Biergarten starting at 6 p.m. for a free networking event hosted by Rockstar Connect. There will be free finger foods provided, too.
Get in the spirit at the annual Summerville Christmas Tree Lighting starting at 6 p.m.
Starting at 9 p.m. at Voodoo Tiki Lounge enjoy the sounds of Shaniqua McCants.
Head to the Halsey for a talk on photography and memories led by Dr. Mary Shelley Trent, adjunct professor of art history at CofC, starting at 6:30 p.m.
WednesdayWeather permitting, you can get a gander at the stars at Brittlebank Park with the Lowcountry Stargazers starting at 5 p.m.
Join CCPL's Dr. Nic Butler for a talk on Stede Bonnet, the "gentleman pirate of Barbados" at the main branch library starting at 6 p.m.
Thursday'Get lit' with a tree lighting at Dockery's from 4-7 p.m.
Meet designer Freida Rothman at Croghan's (prior to her stack party and trunk show the next day).
Enjoy a free class at Studio Barre James Island starting at 5:45 p.m. to celebrate the studio's four year anniversary.
Check out singer/songwriter John Haas at Elliotborough Mini Bar starting at 8 p.m.
FridayEnjoy a Christmas tree lighting with live caroling during North Charleston's Christmas Festival, held at the Felix C. Davis community center at 6 p.m. Head back for Park Circle's festival and parade on Saturday from 3-8 p.m.
It's country night at Bay Street Biergarten which means music from the Brady Smith Band, a country-inspired food menu, and lots and lots of denim.
Starting at 5:30 p.m. watch as the Christmas tree in the center of Colonial Lake is lit for the season. There will be food trucks, a DJ, and kids' activities.
SaturdayPeruse local vendors at Crafty Bastards, held at the Joe from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. stop by the 5th annual Homegrown Holiday Bazaar on Johns Island. Shop local vendors, enjoy a silent auction, cookie decorating, ornament making, bounce houses, and visits with Santa.
The Marion Square Holiday Market also kicks off this weekend starting at 9 a.m. It's like the regular market, only cheerier.
The Citadel hosts its 81st annual Christmas candlelight services starting at 7:30 p.m.
SundayCheck out local, eclectic goods at the Thrifters + Drifters market at The Royal American from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Take the little ones to get photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus, enjoy crafts and story time, and take in a performance by Charlton Singleton & friends at the Gaillard starting at 11:30 a.m.
The South Carolina Historical Society hosts a free indigo dyeing family workshop from 1 to 4 p.m. at their office at 100 Meeting St.