November Events

November 5th
Take Steps Walk

Take Steps is a family-friendly fundraising event where patients, loved ones, friends and supporters empower and inspire each other to continue the fight against Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.
Take Steps has brought together more than 300,000 people and raised over $85 million to help further the Foundation’s mission. The money raised goes towards breakthrough research, public and professional education, and patient support services in communities across the nation.

November 10th & 12th
PetSmart National Adoptions

Looking for a forever friend? We have you covered! We’ll be at the James Island PetSmart all weekend with several adoptable animals for you to meet and hopefully take home!

On average, more than 15,000 pets find homes every time PetSmart Charities hosts a National Adoption Weekend. Held 4 times a year, this weekend-long event will take place Friday, November 10 & Saturday, November 11 at PetSmart on James Island. Stop in to meet your new forever friend!

November 11th
Park Day on Daniel Island

Daniel Island’s popular annual fall festival, Park Day on Daniel Island, will take place on Saturday November 11th, 2017 from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm. at Etiwan Park. A fall tradition in the Lowcountry, Park Day is a day of outdoor family fun for all ages that showcases and supports a diverse range of local charitable organizations. In addition to live entertainment, games, jump castles, animal exhibits and other favorite activities, this year’s festival will also feature a Food Truck Rodeo, a sports pub tent including Big Screen TV’s to watch all of your favorite college football games and much, much more.

November 15th
Yappy Birthday at Bay Street Biergarten

Charleston American Marketing Association is turning 10! Come celebrate at an outdoor happy hour for AMA members and members-to-be at Bay Street Biergarten! Bring your paw-some friend as your date. Enjoy draft and bottled beer, wine, haus liquors and some birthday cake while networking with other industry professionals.

November 22nd & 23rd
Turkey Day Expo & Run

The annual Turkey Day Run & Gobble Wobble is a holiday tradition for Charleston natives and travelers alike. The largest 5K in Charleston kicks off at 9 a.m. at Marion Square in Downtown Charleston. The course takes participants through historic downtown Charleston and Battery before returning to Marion Square for a post-race party as well as live music and awards ceremony.

December Events

December 2nd
Gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble

From 9 AM – 3 PM, stop by Barnes & Noble in West Ashley to pick up gifts and have them wrapped by Pet Helpers volunteers! We will be accepting donations that go back to our animals!

December 9th
Gift wrapping at Barnes & Noble

From 9 AM – 3 PM, stop by Barnes & Noble in West Ashley to pick up gifts and have them wrapped by Pet Helpers volunteers! We will be accepting donations that go back to our animals!

folly parade
December 9th
Folly Christmas Parade

Santa parades through the streets of his favorite beach town. After the parade, knock-out some of your holiday shopping at the Arts & Crafts Show at Folly River Park.

December 10th
Mount Pleasant X-Mas Parade (5:30 PM-8 PM)

More than 100 brilliantly lit floats will march down Coleman Boulevard as the Mount Pleasant Christmas Light Parade sets sail to the delight of thousands of residents and visitors. The festivities begin at 5:30 p.m. with the lighting of the Town of Mount Pleasant Christmas Tree and fireworks display at Moultrie Middle School, immediately followed by the parade. Pet Helpers will be floating down Coleman Boulevard the evening of December 10 in Mount Pleasant, so find a spot to watch and look for our van decked out for the holidays!

December 16th
Charleston Farmers Market

Take a stroll down historic King Street and stop by Marion Square to chat with us all about Pet Helpers and our wonderful adoptable animals! The Charleston Farmers Market, open from 8 AM – 2 PM, offers a variety of local produce, plants, herbs and cut flowers as well as breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment and an assortment of juried arts and crafts from local artisans.

December 23rd
Pacific Box & Crate Farmers Market

Join us between 9 AM – 1 PM at the Farmer’s Market in the Workshop courtyard We’ll be on-site along with local farmers, vendors and artisans!

January Events

January 12th
Pucks and Paws @ the Stingrays!

Join us for the annual Pucks and Paws Night with the South Carolina Stingrays. Bring your dog to help cheer on the Rays as they take on the Atlanta Gladiators at 7:05pm! A portion of each ticket purchased through the link below goes back to Pet Helpers. Doors open at 6pm and the puck drops at 7:05pm!!

February Events

February 16-18th
National Adoption Weekend @ Petsmart James Island

Thanks to pet lovers just like you, we’ve helped save over 7 million pets through adoption with Petsmart. Join us to keep the momentum going during Petsmart Charities National Adoption Weekend at the James Island Petsmart on Folly Rd. Find unconditional love and inspire other to adopt their best friend by sharing your adoption story on social media using #iadopted.

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