COMMUNITY EVENTS

ANNUAL EVENTS

 

 

OCTOBER

 


October 5
Pet Helpers Adoption Center
Pick Me! SC is South Carolina’s FIRST statewide pet adoption event – the largest adoption event in our state’s history! Funded by the amazing Petco Foundation and organized by No Kill South Carolina, an initiative of the Charleston Animal Society.

Pet Helpers is excited to join this statewide event! We will be offering 50% OFF adoptions all 3 days AND will be having a HUGE celebration on Saturday, October 6th. The Shakin’ Martinis will start off the day with their amazing sounds to set the mood while Papa John’s of Charleston and Dave n Dubs will feed your appetite. Come out and find your forever family member, play games and even build a scarecrow as fall finally sets in! We can’t wait to see you and find our rescues their forever homes! Please Share!


October 10 | 4pm
Fuel Charleston
Join us for Yappy Hour from 4-7. A percent of profits will be going towards our local, no-kill shelter Pet Helpers! Make sure to bring your friends and furry friends to help support this amazing cause, and grab a $5 local beer on draft!


October 12-14 | 10am
Boone Hall Plantation
The Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch is the South Carolina Lowcountry’s most popular fall festival family fun event. Features a petting zoo, family friendly hayride, two of the largest jump pillows in the state, three story slide tower, playground fun, inflatables, corn maze, games, retail tent, and of course, plenty of pumpkins.

Pet Helpers is happy to join in on the fun with some adorable adoptables! Come out and find your forever friend among the pumpkins! We can’t wait to see you!

See more details at www.boonehallpumpkinpatch.com.


October 13 | 10am
North Charleston Convention Center
Don’t miss the Lowcountry’s #1 event for you and your furry family members! Fun and educational presentations, Adorable adoptable pets, Chances to win door prizes, Opportunity to find everything you need for you and your furry family members at our participating vendors.


October 20 | 12pm
Southern Tide in Mount Pleasant
Come join us at Southern Tide in Mount Pleasant from 12-3pm and find your forever furry friend! We will have the perfect addition to snuggle up with as the weather gets cooler!


October 21 | 4pm
Locklear’s on Little Oak 
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. This will be the 6th annual benefit to raise money to support victims of domestic abuse in memory of Tasha Lucia.  There will be all you can eat oysters, chili, hot dogs and corn bread. Tickets are $25. Bring a pet food donation you will receive $5 off. There will be a silent auction and a raffle. All pet food will go to Pet Helpers and proceeds will go to Thrive, a local nonprofit in support of domestic violence victims and their pets


October 25 | 3pm
IOP County Park
Join us at the Isle of Palms Farmers Market with some adorable adoptables! Take home some tasty treats, homemade art and your forever friend!


October 27 | 12pm
Mt. Pleasant Towne Center
Celebrate fall at Fall Festival: an afternoon of family + pet-friendly festivities!

Activities include:
Pet Costume Contest to benefit Pet Helpers, presented by Hairy Winston Pet Boutique. Each pet registration is only $10 with all proceeds to benefit Pet Helpers. Registration begins at noon at the Pet Helpers table. The contest begins at 2:00pm. Register your furry friends for: Best Duo, Most Topical/Trending, Best Homemade, Best Inanimate Object and Funniest with prizes from Hairy Winston Pet Boutique and Mount Pleasant Towne Centre.

 

NOVEMBER

 


November 2-4
Omar Shrine Temple in Mt. Pleasant
Bringing the community together is always a good thing, and the Mount Pleasant Lifestyle Expo is designed to do just that. The Omar Shrine Convention Center on Patriots Point Road will come alive Nov. 3 and Nov. 4 as Mount Pleasant Mount Pleasant Lifestyles 2018 logoMagazine brings the pages of the publication to life. Area residents will unite to help local charities, learn about our town, meet local businesses, win prizes and have fun. Pet Helpers will join in with adorable adoptables and check us out during the pet costume contest!


November 10 | 6:30pm
Francis Marion Hotel
Fur Ball is our largest fundraiser of the year, with a goal to raise $150,000. Every dollar raised through Charleston’s premiere pet-loving gala enables Pet Helpers to continue its lifesaving work of the past 40 years! This year promises to be the best ever with entertainment by Plane Jane and an Alice in Wonderland Mad Hatter theme. There will be a live and silent auction with amazing items to bid on, delicious food, cocktails and fun for all! Tickets and information are available at: https://pethelpers.ejoinme.org/furball2018


November 17 | 10am
Elizabeth Design Studio in Mount Pleasant
Join us as we gather with our friends at Elizabeth Design Studio in Mount Pleasant with some adorable adoptables. You might find a great new piece of furniture AND your forever friend! We can’t wait to see you!

 

DECEMBER

 


December 2 | 12-4 pm
Pet Helpers
Welcome to Winter Adoption Land!
Join us for fun-filled holiday activities and adoption specials as we kick off the holiday season.


December 8
Folly Beach
Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down… Center Street? You better believe it! The whole family is in for a jolly good time when ol’ St. Nick (or “Sandy” Claus as he’s known around here) makes his way to Folly Beach. A beloved tradition, the Folly Beach Christmas Parade is held the second Saturday in December each year. Little ones will love having candy and other prizes handed to them from floats as they pass by, and everyone will enjoy watching the colorful displays celebrating this most wonderful time of the year.

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