Summerville Events around town – November 2019

It’s November and with the holidays quickly approaching and fall weather finally here, it’s time to get out and do some things around town.  There is a lot to choose from and I’ve compiled a shortlist of some of the things going on in Summerville.  Let me know if you go and how you enjoyed the event!!

Farmers Market – Every Saturday at 8 AM – 1 PM

Browse fresh local produce, meats, seafood, baked goods and more! The market is located in the First Citizens Bank parking lot behind Town Hall.  The address is 200 South Main Street, Summerville. Every Saturday from 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. until November 23.

Silhouettes by John Martin – November 2, at 10 AM – 5 PM

John will be at Cuppa Manna on the Square.  He is one of a few artists that cut silhouettes freehand with scissors. These make wonderful gifts that are cherished for a lifetime. Bring your kids, adults or pets.

Brewery Bingo – Sundays in November at 3 PM – 5 PM

Spend your Sunday afternoons with Oak Road and enjoy spending time with family and friends as you play BINGO!  Oak Road Brewery is located at 108 East 3rd North St Suite C, Summerville.

Timrod Library Fall Fest – November 9 at 9:30 AM – 2 PM

Summerville’s Timrod Library carries on the decades-old tradition offering a delicious southern luncheon, homemade casseroles, baked goods, prize drawings and lots of books for all ages. Added attractions include children’s games and activities, Timeless Treasures, and sweetgrass basket sales. New this year, “Summerville Bugs in a Rug” will raffle off a beautiful hooked rug. Come and enjoy an old-fashioned fall festival held at a National Register of Historic Places site dating back to 1915. All proceeds benefit the operation of the Timrod Library and the preservation of its historic building.

Movies on the Village Green – November 9 at 4:30 PM – 8 PM

Gather the family and bring your blankets and chairs to watch Mary Poppins Returns. There will be food trucks and other vendors on site offering delicious options for dinner and snacks. Lawn games and activities will also be available to enjoy before the movie begins.  Carnes Crossroads, 513 Wodin Place, Summerville.

Fall Harvest Market at Magnolia – November 9 at 10 AM – 4 PM

Shop from numerous specialty artisan crafts, garden décor, and local lowcountry products. The Gilliard Garden Center will be out there with a massive plant sale as well! An assortment of tropicals, annuals, perennials, herbs, and citrus trees will be available for sale. Fall is the best time to plant fruit trees and shrubs! Knowledgeable staff will be there to help you make the best choice for your home or garden Admission to market/vendors and plant sale is free to the public. Admission to the symposium workshops and demonstrations require garden admission. Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

Veteran’s Day Ceremony – November 11 at 10 AM – 11 AM

The Dorchester County Veterans Affairs Office cordially invites the general public to the Annual Veterans Day Observance Ceremony in front of the Dorchester County Human Services Building (Main St. Entrance), located at 500 N. Main Street, Summerville.

Charleston Chinese Lantern Festival – Daily November 15th – March 15 at 5 PM – 10 PM

Magnolia Plantation & Gardens has partnered with the world-famous, Zigong Lantern Group from Zigong, China to perform a massive garden installation of LED light exhibits, for Chinese Lantern Festival 2019, called Lights of Magnolia. The Charleston Chinese Lantern Festival is the very first in Charleston, SC history.

Free Tai Chi on the Square – November 16 at 9 AM

Summerville Parks and Recreation Department and the trained experts at Olfus Tai Chi will teach how to strengthen the mind and body through the art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi is a system of exercise that flows from one movement to another and allows the body and mind to strengthen in a gentle and purposeful way. It is the perfect activity for people of all skill levels and ages.  Pre-registration is not required, just join us the morning of with an open mind at the Hutchinson Square Bandstand.

Third Thursday – November 21,  at 5:30 PM – 8 PM

Adding to the charm of our southern town, on most Third Thursdays, Hutchinson Square becomes an entertainment venue, with live local musicians and vendor booths. For this special monthly event, “Little Main” adjacent to Hutchinson Square becomes a small street festival and often a classic car show. The pedestrian walkway on Short Central features additional shopping, art displays, and entertainment.

Summerville Chapter Conservation Dinner – November 21 at 6 PM – 10 PM

Come on out to support the South Carolina Waterfowl Association! Enjoy food & drinks, participate in live & silent auctions, and take a chance on unbelievable raffles!  The event is hosted by Summerville Country Club at 400 Country Club Blvd, Summerville.

Sounds on the Square – November 22, at 6 PM – 8 PM

On November 22nd, Hutchinson Square will welcome Sideshow Americans, a four-piece Americana Rock ‘n Roll band from Johns Island. Hear songs from Sideshow Americans’ debut EP Streetlights, an album steeped in Southeastern string band tradition, delivered in four-part harmony. Also available are food trucks Burgers ‘N Freys, LLC, Rolled Quesadillas, Kona Ice of Summerville.  Of course, Hutchinson Square is flanked by a number of fantastic locally owned Summerville gems, like Homegrown Brewhouse, Accent on Wine, and Montreux Bar and Grill, so you’ll have lots of options and places to explore.

Summerville Cars and Coffee – November 23 at 7 AM

In the heart of historic Summerville on Hutchinson Square! Come out and enjoy a free event for automotive enthusiasts and coffee lovers! All makes, all models are welcome! A great family-friendly get together!

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