Congratulations, you’re less than two weeks away from Christmas!

And what better way to mark the occasion than with a bit of celebration.

Holiday Market

Holy City Brewing, 4155 Dorchester Road, will be holding two days of food truck fun, live music, holiday crafts and more.

From 5-9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, enjoy the Squatch calling contest, keg tossing, tarot card readings, a mural exhibit by Patch Whiskey and Shawn Williams as you munch on offerings from 20 food trucks and sip on some Holy City suds.

For those that still have some shopping to do, make sure you check out the 30 local craft vendors that will be set up.

Seven musical acts are set to perform, including the V-Tones, The Blue Stone Ramblers, Bear Meat and Stefanie Satana.

Canned goods will be collected for the food bank and winter coats will be collected for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Those that donate get in free, otherwise admission is $3.

This event is kid and dog friendly, so bring the whole family.

For more info, call 937-9800.

Holiday Hoedown

Break out your best Western wear for a country-style hoedown.

On Thursday, Wannamaker County Park is inviting those with special needs, along with families and friends, for a night of fun.

Attendees will be able to get their boot scootin’ boogie on to a DJ, watch as an ice sculpture is created and have light refreshments with Mrs. Claus.

Tickets are $5, $4 for Charleston County residents, and are limited, so it’s recommended you register online at Tickets may be available on-site. A chaperon is required for participants ages 15 and under.

Call 795-4386.

Holiday Magic

For those looking to take advantage of the city of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs’ Holiday Farmers Market or enjoy some entertainment while visiting with Santa, you had better get a move on as this weekend is your last chance.

From 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, enjoy performances by children’s choirs, bands and other entertainment. The kids can bring their wish list and drop it in the North Pole mailbox or go straight to the big man himself as Santa, Mrs. Claus and their elf assistants will be available for photos.

From 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, you’ll find everything needed to deck the halls and fill the pantry. Peruse the baked goodies, fresh vegetables, greenery, art, crafts and more during the farmers market.

All events are in Marion Square. Call 724-7305 or go

Santa Paws

Another last chance comes 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesday.

For those looking to have their fur baby’s picture taken with Santa, this will be your last opportunity during Charleston County Park and Rec’s 23rd annual Holiday Festival of Lights.

And those who bring pet food to donate to a local animal shelter will receive 20 percent off the price of a photo package.

Call 795-4386 or go to