BOYS & GIRLS CLUBS OF THE MIDLANDS FIFTH ANNUAL 8K AND 3K TURKEY DAY RUN: Registration, 8-8:55 a.m.; 8K, 9 a.m.; 3K family fun run, 9:15 a.m. Nov. 26; Colonial Life Arena, 801 Lincoln St. Supports area Boys & Girls Clubs of the Midlands. Preregistration available online. (803) 799-4786; www.strictlyrunning.com
FREE TO BREATHE 5K WALK: Registration, 8:30 a.m., welcome rally, 9:30 a.m., walk, 10 a.m. Saturday, West Columbia Riverwalk and Amphitheater, Oliver Street and Alexander Road. Register online or on event day. Registration: $20 day of event. Benefits the National Lung Cancer Partnership. (803) 920-6913; www.freetobreathe.org
28TH ANNUAL SHANDON TURKEY TROT: 8 a.m. Saturday, Hand Middle School, 2600 Wheat St. Includes an 8K run and 4K fun run/walk. Celebrity starter Mayor Bob Coble. Prizes awarded in various age divisions. Proceeds benefit neighborhood beautification projects. Can register online. (803) 799-4786CQ; www.strictlyrunning.com
CONGAREE NATIONAL PARK: Guided canoe tours (reservations required), 9 a.m. Saturday, Sunday, Nov. 28 and 29; Tree Trek, 1:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; Surviving Scorch, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 26, 27, Who Came Before, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 28, 30; Amazing Adaptations, 1:30 p.m. Nov. 25; Owl Prowl (reservations required), 7 p.m. Friday and Nov. 27, Nature Discovery Hike, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29; Skins and Bones, 10 a.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Tuesday; Birds and Branches, 9:30 a.m. Sunday; Harry Hampton Memorial Walk with Rudy Mancke (reservations required), 1:30 p.m. Sunday; Big Tree Hike with park ranger Stuar Greeter (reservations required), 10 a.m. Nov. 28; Unbeatable Beaks, 2 p.m. Nov. 28; Wise Lake Wander (2.5 mile hike), 1:30 p.m. Nov. 29; National Park Road, Hopkins. (803) 776-4396; www.nps.gov/cong
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GET YOUR GEAR ON - RIVER TRIPS: Lower Saluda, 11 a.m. Saturdays, $35 per person; Upper Saluda, 2 p.m. Sundays, $35 per person; Congaree River, 4 p.m. Saturdays, $30 per person; Three Rivers Extravaganza trips available upon request. $55 per person. Trips are approximately three hours long. (803) 799-0999
ADVENTURE CAROLINA: Congaree River Trip, 2 p.m. Nov. 28; Adventure Carolina, 1107 State St., Cayce. (803) 796-4505; www.adventurecarolina.com