Today Pups, Yups, Food Trucks

What: You and your pup are invited to join group after work at Palmetto Islands County Park for live music, beverages and food trucks. All dogs must remain on leash. No outside alcohol or coolers permitted.

When: 4-7 p.m. May 30 (Nathan Calhoun band, Jack’s Cosmic Dogs and Autobahn food trucks)

Where: Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway

Price: Free with general park admission.

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

‘Free to Choose’

What: This seminar series will focus on “Free to Choose,” a 10-part television series on PBS that won the Nobel Prize. Roundtable discussions led by economists, journalists, civic leaders and other analysts will follow each viewing. Topics of the series include education, labor, free trade, inflation and more.

When: 7-9 p.m. May 30

Where: The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St.

Price: Free

More Info: 270-5221

Friday Knife Sharpening

What: Individuals can come and get their knives professionally sharpened where all proceeds benefit Feed the Need, a local charity that relieves the economic burden that soup kitchens and shelters face in our community.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 31 and June 1, noon-4 p.m. June 2

Where: The Coastal Cupboard, 644 State Road

Price: $1 per knife

More Info: 856-4321 or www.thecoastalcupboard.com

Art for Charity

What: Art for Charity is a gallery event in which a portion of profits from sold artwork benefit local, nonprofit organizations. The first charity event will benefit the Ryan White Program

When: 6-9 p.m. May 31

Where: Michael Mitchell Gallery, 438 King St.

Price: $10 donation requested

More Info: 564-0034 or http://michaelmitchellcharleston.com

‘Jack & The Beanstalk’

What: A golden goose, a magic singing harp and a bad-tempered giant.

WHEN: 7 p.m. May 31; 1 p.m. June 1; 3 p.m. June 2

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road

Price: $11 in advance or $13 at the door

Saturday Mega Yard Sale

What: Seacoast Church will hold a mega yard sale to benefit MAIA Moms.

When: 7-11 a.m. June 1

Where: Seacoast Church Mount Pleasant, 750 Long Point Road

More Info: To reserve a vendor space, contact Diane at optimist1234@comcast.net or call 971-1007. http://megayardsale.wordpress.com

Gun and Knife Show

What: There will be 350 tables of guns, knives, ammo, surplus, reloading supplies and shooting accessories.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 1 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 2

Where: Exchange Park Fairgrounds, Highway 78, Ladson

Price: $8 for adults; kids 12 and under free; $10 for vendor space

More Info: Mike Kent at 770-630-7296

Calligraphy Workshop

What: Learn the art of fine handwriting. Professional calligrapher Natasha Lawrence will provide instruction on writing with calligraphy pens in the classic Italian Italics lettering style. All materials are included: calligraphy pen to keep, practice paper, workbook and more.

When: 9 a.m.-noon June 1

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: $30/member, $40/nonmember

More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/event.asp?ID=484

SundayBlackbeard’s Cove

What: Blackbeard’s Cove, which turns 7 years old, will host a free party at the park. Events include free mini golf all day, live entertainment on the deck with DJ Johnnie Breeze, a charity dunking booth and a mechanical bull. Free hamburgers and hotdogs will be served noon-3 p.m.

When: 11 a.m. June 2

Where: Blackbeard’s Cove Family Fun Park, 3255 U.S. Highway 17

Price: Free

More Info: 971-1223 or www.blackbeardscove.net.

Tuesday Golf Tournament

What: Help support FamilyCorps by playing in Fore the Family Charity Golf Tournament at Daniel Island Club. Price includes golf, boxed lunch, assorted beverages including beer, prizes and awards reception. FamilyCorps is a family strengthening nonprofit organization that focuses on providing parents and caregivers the support and trainings they need to transform their family to peace, wealth and health.

When: 10:15 a.m. June 4

Where: The Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive

Price: $200 per player; $800 a foursome

More Info: 747-0480 or www.Family-Corps.org

Thursday, June 6 Planning for the future

What: Learn the importance of having a living will, how to pick your health care power of attorney and what hospice resources are available. Registration is required.

When: 11 a.m.-noon June 6

Where: Classroom 1 at Roper St. Francis Mount Pleasant Hospital, 3500 U.S. 17

Price: Free

More Info: 402-2273 or www.rsfh.com/advantage

Talley Lecture

What: Andre Leon Talley, Vogue contributing editor and fashion expert, will trace the evolution of the little black dress with stories of some of the most famous designs. There will be a cocktail hour prior to the event with hors d’oeuvres and cocktails.

When: 6-9:30 p.m. June 6

Where: South Carolina Society Hall, 72 Meeting St.

Price: Members $55, nonmembers $75

More Info: 864-5133 or www.brownpapertickets.com/event/370051