Sunday, September 1 Fashion in Fiction

What: The “Fashion in Fiction” exhibit explores the role 19th and early 20th century fashion and style play in beloved works of fiction, using clothing and accessories from the museum’s textile collection, as well as books and illustrations from the archives.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free with general museum admission.

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

Quintessential Quilts

What: The “Quintessential Quilts” exhibit in the Historic Textiles Gallery presents the museum’s finest examples of quilting from the late 18th century through the 20th century.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free with general museum admission.

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

‘9 to 5: The Musical’

What: Charleston Stage presents this story about three dynamic women fighting their way through the ‘boys club’ workplace jungle.

When: 3-5 p.m. Sept. 1; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 4-7; 3-5 p.m. Sept. 8; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 12-14; 3-5 p.m. Sept. 15; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sept. 19-21

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $38.50-57.50 general; $36.50-55.50 seniors; $22.50-45.50 students and active military

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

‘Breaking the Code’

What: The play tells the story of Alan Turing, a mathematician who devised the means of cracking the German Enigma code which helped win World War II and set the stage for modern computer technology. He also “broke the code” by refusing to live a closeted life.

when: 4 p.m. Sept. 1; 9 p.m. Sept. 5-7

Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 Thursday; $15 Friday-Sunday

More Info: 722-4487 or www.footlightplayers.net

History Mystery

What: “Sherlock Holmes & the Charleston History Mystery”. Join Sherlock Holmes in this exploration of Charleston’s past, present, and other worldly. Audience participation is encouraged.

when: Various weekly showtimes through Dec. 28. Check website for details.

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $24 general, $22 students and military, $15 children 12 years and under

more info: 937-6453 or www.charlestonmysteries.com

Monday, September 2 Studio Exhibition

What: “Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited” and “Herb Parker: Studio Practice.” This exhibition will examine the relationship between the studio and the work produced within it by two contemporary artists who will recreate their studio spaces within the galleries.

when: Through Oct. 5

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

More Info: 953-4422 or www.halsey.cofc.edu

Tuesday, September 3 Works by Baird Hoffmire

What: The Meeting Place Window Exhibit. Local artist Baird Hoffmire presents “Images From a Restless Mind,” featuring a collection of “stories” inspired by social commentary and world observations. His paintings feature elements from memory, emotion and old family photos combined with influences from comic books, pop culture and current events.

When: 7-10 p.m. daily

Where: The Meeting Place, 1077 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 740-5854 or www.bit.ly/culturalarts

S.C. Watermedia Society

What: The South Carolina Watermedia Society’s annual juried exhibition highlights the top 30 pieces from the show.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Sept. 30

Where: North Charleston City Gallery, Charleston Area Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: Free

More Info: 740-5854 or www.bit.ly/culturalarts

Book Discussion

What: This Not Fiction Book Discussion will feature “House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East,” by Anthony Shadid.

When: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3

Where: Main Library, 68 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

more infO: 805-6930

Murder Mystery

What: “Inspector NoClue’s Murder Mystery.” The inspector goes up against a redneck butler, gold-digging maid and a tie-dyed dude to figure out whodunit. Audience participation encouraged.

when: Various weekly showtimes through Oct. 17. Check website for details.

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $24 general, $22 students and military, $15 children 12 years and under

more info: 937-6453 or www.charlestonmysteries.com

Wednesday, September 4 ‘Laugh for a Lincoln’

What: Three acts of hilarious improv comedy for just $5.

When: 8 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com

Murder Mystery Cruise

What: This evening of intrigue and suspense with the actors from The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre will unfold a mystery and there are eyes and ears on every deck. Dressing in 1940s costume is encouraged.

when: 8 p.m. Wednesdays through October

Where: Carolina Queen at the City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $29.95 adults, $19.95 children 12 years and under

More Info: 722-1112 or www.charlestonharbortours.com

Thursday, September 5 ‘Tribes’ by Nina Raine

What: This award-winning play features Billy and his defiantly unconventional family. Billy is deaf, but no one speaks sign language. Enter the beautiful Sylvia, who finally gives Billy the chance to not only speak but to actually be heard.

when: 7:30 p.m. Friday-Sunday through Oct. 5; 4 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: PURE Theatre, 477 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or www.puretheatre.org

‘No Exit’

What: The South of Broadway Theatre Co. and Flowertown Players present “No Exit,” Jean-Paul Sartre’s classic play of existential angst. “Hell is other people” as two women and one man are locked together in a room with no mirrors, chronic light and it’s uncomfortably hot.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 5-7; 3 p.m. Sept. 8; 8 p.m. Sept. 12-14; 3 p.m. Sept. 15

Where: The Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St., Summerville

Price: $18

more info: www.flowertownplayers.org/nextstage

Friday, September 6 ‘Lift’

What: Crosby Jack and John Gaulden unveil recent works in “Lift,” which includes non-traditional photography and on-site street art, evoked through large-scale photos and intricate murals.

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 6

Where: King Dusko, 541 King St., downtown Charleston

more infO: www.facebook.com/events/183206461860028/?notif_t=plan_edited

Sound of Charleston

What: Experience the sounds that define Charleston’s musical heritage: jazz, gospel, Gershwin, Gullah, spirituals, Civil War songs and more.

when: Various weekly showtimes at 7 p.m. through Dec. 30. Check website for details.

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $28

More Info: 270-4903 or www.soundofcharleston.com

The Improvables

What: The improv comedy troupe, The Charleston Improvables, will perform its show, which is similar to the television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The Improvables are eight local improvisers and comedians and the show is based on audience participation.

When: 10 p.m. Sept. 6 and Nov. 23

Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St., downtown Charleston

Price: $12

More Info: 856-1579 or www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com

Saturday, September 7 ‘The Spirit of Place’

What: “The Spirit of Place: Traditions of the Agrarian Home in Barbados & the Lowcountry.” This curated exhibition brings together artists’ perspectives on the architecture of Barbados and the Sea Islands of the Carolinas with documentation of the history of these buildings.

when: Sept. 7 through Oct. 7; closed Mondays

Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 958-6484 or www.citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com

‘No Place on Earth’

What: While exploring long caves in southwestern Ukraine in the 1990s, American caver Chris Nicola stumbled onto unusual objects, discovering they belonged to Jews that hid in the cave during WWII.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 7

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Pirate Show

What: “Yo Ho Ho & a Bottle of Yoo-Hoo: A Pirate Show.” Think Monty Python meets Pirates of the Caribbean in this show of bungling, karaoke-loving pirates taking on ghostly pirate captains from Charleston’s past. Audience participation is encouraged.

when: Various weekly showtimes through Nov. 30. Check website for details.

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $24 general, $22 students and military, $15 children 12 years and under

more info: 937-6453 or www.charlestonmysteries.com

Artist Dinner

What: The restaurant will host a special dinner to highlight artist Hessam Abrishami, whose work is inspired by his childhood in Shiraz, Iran. Chef de Cuisine Timothy Bassett will prepare a four-course meal featuring specialty wine pairings.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 7

Where: The Library at Vendue Inn, 19 Vendue Range St., downtown Charleston

Price: $55

More Info: 577-7970

‘Awake’

What: John Duckworth will present his performance/video installation “Awake,” an interactive art piece with a question-and-answer session between each performance. Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

When: 8 p.m., 8:30 p.m., 9 p.m., 9:30 p.m. Sept. 7

Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 Society St., downtown Charleston

price: $10

More Info: 277-2172 or www.thresholdrep.org

Sunday, September 8 Open Arts Expo

What: The 4th annual Open Arts Expo provides a peek of what the Charleston art organizations have in store for the upcoming fall season, presented by the Charleston Regional Alliance for the Arts in partnership with the College of Charleston School of the Arts. The event will also feature hands-on kids’ activities, live music and discounted tickets.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Sept. 8

Where: The Cistern Yard, 66 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 577-5288 or www.artscharleston.org

Strings & Stanzas

What: The “Strings and Stanzas” fundraiser performance of poetry and music will benefit the Footlight Players and Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina. Actors from both companies will be joined by members of the Charleston Symphony led by Yuriy Bekker. Broadway, film and TV star, Clarence Felder, will direct and perform.

When: 3 p.m. Sept. 8

Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35 general, $50 premium

More Info: 722-7521

Lewis/Gregory/Wiltrout

What: As part of the St. John the Beloved Concert Series, this modern jazz program will feature Robert Lewis (saxophone), Gerald Gregory (piano) and Ron Wiltrout (drums).

When: 4 p.m. Sept. 8

Where: St. John the Beloved Church, 28 Sumter Ave., Summerville

Price: Free will offering accepted.

More Info: 873-0631

Monday, September 9 Faculty Jazz Concert

What: The College of Charleston Faculty Jazz Ensemble will perform standards and originals, with Robert Lewis (saxophones), David Heywood (flute), Frank Duvall (bass and piano), Tyler Ross (guitar), Quentin Baxter (drums).

when: 4 p.m. Sept. 8

Where: Simons Center Recital Hall, 4 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 general; free for C of C students

More Info: 953-5927 or www.music.cofc.edu

Tuesday, September 10 Film Screening, Q&A

What: “Bending Sticks: The Sculpture of Patrick Dougherty” celebrates the career of internationally renowned environmental artist Patrick Dougherty. The film follows the artist and his collaborators during a year of stickwork and reveals Dougherty’s process, personal story and inspirations.

When: 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 10

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more infO: www.halsey.cofc.edu

Wednesday, September 11 Positively Paisley

What: The “Positively Paisley” exhibit features woven and embroidered shawls from the early to late 19th century, as well as garments and fashion accessories ranging from the 19th century to the 1970s, that feature the boteh, later known as the paisley design.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free with general museum admission.

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

Simons Medal

What: The Historic Preservation and Community Planning Program at the College of Charleston School of the Arts will present the Albert Simons Medal of Excellence to His Royal Highness Prince Charles, the Prince of Wales for outstanding work in traditional architecture, urban planning and historic preservation. An acceptance letter for the award will be read and Richard John, former director with the Prince of Wales’ Institute of Architecture, will lecture.

when: 7 p.m. Sept. 11

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-3888 or www.ow.ly/o9oUU

Friday, September 13 ‘The Assault’

What: “The Assault” recreates events of Christmas Eve in 1994, when four Islamic terrorists hijacked Air France flight 8969 with 227 passengers on board and planned to fly the plane into the Eiffel Tower. The National Gendarmerie conducted a daring assault on the runway on the outskirts of Marseille and the rescue was broadcast live on national television..

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 13

Where: Institute of Psychiatry, MUSC, 67 President St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5; $3 for Alliance Francaise members and students

More Info: 235-6447 or www.af-charleston.org

Saturday, September 14 Ukulele Festival

What: The Blackwater Ukelele Festival will include a ukulele class, hula class, hula exhibition, concert by the Charleston Hot Shots and the V-Tones, boat ride jams, a ukulele open mic, vendors and more.

when: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner

Price: Festival events including classes are free with general park admission.

More Info: 761-4859 or www.festival.charlestonhotshots.com

‘Drinking Buddies’

What: “Drinking Buddies” is about Luke and Kate, co-workers at a Chicago brewery who are perfect for each other, but are both in relationships, until beer makes blurry the line between “friends” and “more than friends.”

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more infO: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Vaudeville Revival

What: “Carnivalesque,” the classic carnival sideshow performance troupe will feature burlesque, aerial performances, belly dance, strongman stunts, magic illusions and mentalism, classic sideshow feats, oddities and more.

When: 8 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Sept. 14

Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 Society St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 advance, $20 day-of-show

More Info: (703) 615-6056 or www.carnivalesqueshows.com

Monday, September 16 Andrew O’Shaughnessy

What: Dr. Andrew O’Shaughnessy, professor of history at UVA and Sanders and director of the Robert H. Smith International Center for Jefferson Studies at Monticello, will discuss his new book,”The Men Who Lost America,” a look at the American Revolution from the British perspective.

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: Avery Research Center for African-American History and Culture, 125 Bull St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-6526 or www.fol.cofc.edu

Lori Phillips, soprano

What: Soprano Lori Phillips will present a program for the Emily Remington Master Artist Series, accompanied by Robin Zemp.

when: 8 p.m. Sept. 16

Where: Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 general, free for C of C students

More Info: 953-5927 or www.music.cofc.edu

Tuesday, September 17 Organ & Trumpets

What: “Festive Flourishes for Organs & Trumpets.” The Saint Luke’s Recital Series will present organist Linda Wills with trumpeters Robert Birch and David Cran, performing music from the Renaissance to the twentieth century. There will be a post-performance reception with light refreshments in the courtyard.

When: 12:15-1 p.m. Sept. 17

Where: St. Luke’s Chapel, 181 Ashley Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 792-6775

Thursday, September 19 Book Discussion

What: This Not Fiction Book Discussion will feature “House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East” by Anthony Shadid.

When: 11 a.m. Sept. 19

Where: West Ashley Branch Library, 45 Windermere Blvd., Charleston

more info: 766-6635

Film Screening, Q&A

What: “How to Make Movies at Home” was created to teach the world about D.I.Y. film and tells the story of a young woman, Jonah, and her band of rock-n-roll filmmakers in their small town. The group comes face-to-face with a Hollywood production team that wants to film a cookie-cutter television show in and stop all other filmmaking activities.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 19

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

‘Sylvia’

What: A.R. Gurney’s “Sylvia” is a play about a marriage in serious jeopardy, made more complicated by the antics of the couple’s dog, Sylvia.

When: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 19,-21, 23, 26-28; 3 p.m. Sept. 22

Where: South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $18

More Info: 745-0317 or www.SouthofBroadway.com

The Improvables

What: The improv comedy troupe, The Charleston Improvables, will perform its show, which is similar to the television show, “Whose Line Is It Anyway?” The Improvables are eight local improvisers and comedians and the show is based on audience participation.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 19 and Oct. 11

Where: The Historic James F. Dean Theater, 133 S. Main St., Summerville

Price: $12

More Info: 875-9251 or www.charlestonimprovables.com

Friday, September 20 Museum Mile Weekend

What: Explore five museums, seven historic buildings and one powder magazine at a reduced price. Many of the cultural institutions will also offer special programs during Museum Mile Weekend.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 20-22

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 adult, $10 for 12 years and under

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonsmuseummile.org

Dinner Theatre

What: “Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre: Sherlock Holmes & the Charleston History Mystery.” When a member of the infamous Charles Townson family is murdered, Sherlock Holmes is drawn into a Lowcountry case of mystery, history, spooks and specters. Audience participation is encouraged.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 20

Where: Grand Ballroom, Charleston Area Convention Center, 5000 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston

Price: $40 includes dinner; $15 for play only

More Info: 740-5847 or www.bit.ly/culturalarts

Beethoven

What: “Beethoven: His Women & His Music.” The 2013 Mozart in the South Festival will open with a collaboration between Chamber Music Charleston and Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina. The music and spoken word production explores the wildly romantic heart and soul of Beethoven, portrayed by Broadway, film and TV star Clarence Felder. Musicians will perform selections from Beethoven’s piano trios as Mr. Felder performs excerpts from the composer’s letters and journals.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 20

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10-35

More Info: 763-4941 or www.mozartinthesouth.org

Saturday, September 21 The Little Mozart Circus

What: Chamber Music Charleston will present the 5th Annual Little Mozart Circus, a family-oriented event with a variety of mini-performances under the Main Tent, interactive performance opportunities under the Side Tent and numerous small tents hosted by local music schools and arts organizations. The Little Mozart Circus is a part of the Mozart in the South Festival, produced by Chamber Music Charleston.

when: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 21

Where: Marion Square, Calhoun and King streets, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 763-4941 or www.mozartinthesouth.org

‘Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing’

What: Charleston Stage will present “Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing,” based on Judy Blume’s award-winning story of Peter Hatcher and his little brother, Fudge, a classic tale of sibling rivalry.

When: 3-4:15 p.m. Sept. 21-22

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $22.50

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

Peter Max

What: “Peter Max: A Retrospective: 1960-2013” is never-before-seen collection of Peter Max’s paintings that will be on exhibition and available for acquisition. The artist has assembled a collection of his greatest imagery spanning four decades and will make two special appearances.

when: Sept. 14-22 exhibit previews; 6-9 p.m. Sept. 21 and 1-4 p.m. Sept. 22 artist appearance

Where: Art Mecca of Charleston, 427 King St., downtown Charleston

PRICE: Free

more info: 577-0603 or www.artmeccaofcharleston.com

‘Wind & the Mockingbird’

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Gospel Choir and the Berkeley County Chorus present “The Wind and the Mockingbird: How the Written Word Changed Society,” a concert theme inspired by “Gone With the Wind” and “To Kill A Mockingbird.”

When: 6 p.m. Sept. 21

Where: Cane Bay High School, 1624 State Road, Summerville

Price: $10 adults; $5 students and children

More Info: (866) 811-4111 or www.csogospel.com

Latin Night

What: The Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “Latin Night: The Music of Antonio Carlos Jobim.”

When: 7-8:30 p.m. set 1, 10-11:30 p.m. set 2 Sept. 21

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25-40

More Info: 641-0011 or www.charlestonmusichall.com

‘Evocateur’

What: The film “Evocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie” dissects television’s most notorious agitator, controversial talk-show host Morton Downey, Jr.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 21

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Sunday, September 22 ‘The Red Violin’

What: “Mozart in the South: The Red Violin, Festival Finale.” The 2013 Mozart in the South Festival concludes with celebrated concert violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn joining musicians of Chamber Music Charleston for a grand finale chamber music concert featuring Mozart’s Quintet for Strings in C minor and Tchaikovsky’s “Souvenir de Florence.”

When: 3-4 p.m. Sept. 22

Where: Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10-35

More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org

Tuesday, September 24 Piano Series

What: Pavel Kolesnikov will perform for the International Piano Series, presented by the College of Charleston School of the Arts.

when: 8 p.m. Sept. 24

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 general, free for C of C students and children under 18 years

More Info: 953-6575 or www.international-piano-series.cofc.edu

Thursday, September 26 Herb Parker

What: Herb Parker is featured in an exhibition entitled “Studio Visit,” created using found objects as a point of departure and displayed within his studio.

When: Exhibit runs through Oct. 5

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

More Info: 953-4422 or www.halsey.cofc.edu

Chopin to Coldplay

What: “Music at the Library Society: Chopin to Coldplay.” Austin Fitzhenry and the Coastal Chamber Musicians will present an evening of classical favorites and contemporary hits, with selections ranging from Gershwin to the Beatles.

when: 7 p.m. Sept. 26

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20-30

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

‘The Old Settler’

What: Art Forms and Theatre Concepts, Inc. present “The Old Settler,” a sweet-natured comedy about life in Harlem in 1943, a story of two aging, church-going sisters and what happens when a handsome young man, newly arrived from South Carolina, rents a room in the apartment they share.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 26-27; 2 p.m. Sept. 28; 3 p.m. Sept. 29

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 General, $20 seniors and students

More Info: 724-7305 or www.mojafestival.com

Friday, September 27 ‘Sweet Ride’

What: McClellanville Arts Center presents “Sweet Ride: Low Country Travelers of Charleston County,” a photographic exhibit by John McWilliams and Nancy Marshall, featuring large-scale color portraits of the club members with their classic cars. Opening reception will be 4-7 p.m. Oct. 5 and club members will attend with their cars.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 27 and Nov. 30

Where: McClellanville Arts Council, 733 Pinckney St.

Price: Free

more info: 887-3157

Photography Lecture

What: “Photography & the American Civil War.” Lunchtime lecture with Jeff Rosenheim, curator in charge of the department of photographs with The Metropolitan Museum of Art. A box lunch will be included with the lecture fee.

When: Noon Sept. 27

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 members, $30 non-members

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

‘Photography & the American Civil War’

What: The Gibbes Museum of Art presents “Photography and the American Civil War” at this opening reception. Organized by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, this exhibition brings together more than 200 of the finest and most poignant photographs of the American Civil War and the exhibition examines the evolving role of the camera during the nation’s bloodiest war.

When: 1-5 p.m. Sept. 27

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: $9 adults; $7 seniors; students and military; $5 for ages 6-12 years; free for members and children under age 6 years

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Folk Song Collage

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra choral ensembles, Bel Canto, concert singers and Singing Buccaneers present American folk songs and spirituals.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Sept. 27

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: (863-7965 or www.csuniv.edu

Saturday, September 28 Charleston Hat Tour

What: The Charleston Museum has teamed up with Leigh Magar of Magar Hatworks to explore the rich history, as well as the continuing tradition, of hat-making and style in Charleston. The tour begins with a curator-led tour of the “Fashion Accessories: Hats” exhibit, continues with a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s textile collection storage area and culminates with a visit to the Magar Hatworks studio. Participants are responsible for their own transportation.

when: 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 28

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $65-70

more info: www.charlestonmuseum.org

‘The Good Doctor’

What: Threshold Repertory Theatre and Harbour Club’s new series “Play With Your Food” presents “The Good Doctor,” by Neil Simon, an event that brings the culinary arts and the performing arts together.

When: Noon Sept. 28

Where: The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35

More Info: 723-9680

Lowcountry Shorts Fest

What: Lowcountry Shorts Festival is South Carolina’s annual film festival dedicated to the best new shorts from local, national,and international filmmakers.

When: 4-5:30 p.m. and 8:30-10 p.m. Sept. 28; 2-3:30 p.m. and 7-8:30 p.m. Sept. 29

Where: The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: $10

more info: www.terracetheater.org

Dance Block Party

What: “Dance Block Party 2.0” is the kick off event for the annual Charleston Dance Festival, with performances by The Dancefx Performance Co., The Charleston Dance Project, United We Dance, Wando Dance Co., Home Spun Hoops, Dance Moves of Charleston, Wona Womolan West African Drum & Dance, Buen Ache Dance Co. and more. Food and beverages available for purchase and all proceeds go to benefit the Charleston Dance Festival.

When: 5-10 p.m. Sept. 28

Where: Dancefx Studios, 635 Rutledge Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 advance, $12 day-of-show

More Info: 637-4722 or www.charlestondancefestival.com

Jazz Under the Stars

What: “Jazz Under the Stars with Marion Meadows.” MOJA welcomes smooth jazz-styled soprano saxophonist Marion Meadows and Charleston’s own The First Class Band will open.

When: 8 p.m. Sept. 28

Where: Family Circle Cup Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

Price: $21 general admission, $36 reserved table seat

More Info: 724-7305 or www.mojafestival.com

Great Gatsby Party

What: Holy City Events hosts the premier Great Gatsby Party to benefit Charleston Animal Society’s No Kill Charleston 2015 Campaign. Reinvent the prosperous and celebratory times of “The Great Gatsby”of the 1920s with gleaming and dazzling attire, live jazz music, dancing, complimentary drinks, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and a casino lounge.

when: 8 p.m. Sept. 28

Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St.

price: $100

more info: www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com

Sunday, September 29 ‘Miles & Coltrane: Blue’

What: Award-winning actors, musicians and poets take you on a journey through the lives of artists Miles Davis (trumpet) and John Coltraine (saxophone) and the legacy they left behind.

When: 7 p.m. Sept. 29

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St.. downtown Charleston

Price: $26 general, $21 students and seniors

More Info: 724-7305 or www.mojafestival.com

Wednesday, October 2 Artist Conversation

What: Artist Mary Whyte and author and former curator Martha R. Severens will launch the biography “More Than a Likeness: The Enduring Art of Mary Whyte,” with a conversation and book signing. Meet the author, artist and several of Whyte’s models.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 2

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 members, $30 non-members

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Thursday, October 3 Member Tour

What: Join the Halsey Institute staff and your Halsey Institute members for an exclusive guided tour of “Herb Parker: Studio Practice” & “Joseph Burwell: School of the Viking Spaniard Revisited.”

When: 6-7 p.m. Oct. 3

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free for Halsey Institute members only.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

‘Da Beat Gwine On’

What: “Da Beat Gwine on Frum Africa ta da Gullah/Geechee Nation” is the journey of sons and daughters of West Africa who were forced to America and is told through the eyes of Sistas of the Gullah/Geechee Nation. This reality play is told by using mixed media, song, music, dance, poetry and oral history.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 3

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $16 general, $5 children under 12 years

More Info: 724-7305 or www.mojafestival.com

‘As It Is in Heaven’

What: In 1838 Kentucky, the orderly Shaker village at Pleasant Hill is changed forever when a non-believing newcomer sees angels. Illustrated with Shaker hymns and dances, “As It Is in Heaven” is a story of community ties and spiritual mysteries, presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance.

when: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3-8

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

price: $15 general, $10 C of C students, faculty, staff

more info: 953-5604

‘The Winds of Time’

What: The Charleston Southern University Wind Ensemble with conductor Dr. Marshall Forrester perform instrumental works from Renaissance to contemporary.

When: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

‘Five Guys Named Moe’

What: Produced by Midtown Productions, “Five Guys Named Moe” is a song-and-dance production about teaching a down-on-his-luck guy about life and love with the hits of songwriter Louis Jordan.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 3-4; 3 p.m. Oct. 5; 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. Oct. 6

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $36 general, $33 seniors and millitary, $29 students

More Info: 724-7305 or www.mojafestival.com

Saturday, October 5 ‘Prince Avalanche’

What: “Prince Avalanche” is an offbeat comedy about two men painting traffic lines on a desolate country highway that’s been ravaged by wildfire, starring Paul Rudd and Judd Hirsch.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 5

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Sunday, October 6 ‘Mass of the Children’

What: The Singers of Summerville and the Rollings Middle School of the Arts Vocal Core will present John Rutter’s “Mass of the Children” with chamber ensemble.

When: 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 6

Where: St. John the Beloved Church, 28 Sumter Ave., Summerville

Price: $10

More Info: 873-7795 or www.singersofsummerville.org

Tuesday, October 8 Beethoven Piano Portrait

What: John Adams, professor emeritus with the University of S.C. in a lecture recital on the works of Beethoven.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Oct. 8

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

Thursday, October 10 Book Signing, Lecture

What: “Classic Southern Cooking with a French Twist.” Alex Hitz, celebrity chef and cookbook author, will lecture on his “food philosophy,” which is firmly grounded in his mother’s Atlanta kitchen. Book signing and reception to follow.

When: 6 p.m. Oct. 10

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 members, $30 non-members

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Patti LuPone

What: This benefit dinner and gala will feature Patti LuPone, performing songs from her legendary Broadway roles including “Evita,” “Gypsy” and “Funny Girl.” Proceeds go to Charleston Stage’s New Horizons Initiatives to help bring guest actors from New York to the Dock Street stage.

When: 6:45 p.m. pre-reception, 7:30 p.m. performance, 9 p.m. dinner Oct. 10

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $250.00

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

Saturday, October 12 ‘Drop City’

What: “Drop City” is a story of whimsical innovation and the drive to create a new civilization on the scrapheap of a wasteful society. Often cited as the first rural commune of the 1960s, Drop City was an experimental community on the plains of Southern Colorado that blended practices of art, architecture, and resourceful living in ways that came to define a global counterculture.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 12

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Tuesday, October 15 Cassandra King Lecture

What: Cassandra King, bestselling author of “Making Waves,” “The Sunday Wife,” “The Same Sweet Girls” and “Queen of Broken Hearts” will discuss her new novel, “Moonrise,” a modern Gothic tale inspired by Daphne du Maurier’s “Rebecca.”

when: 6 p.m. Oct. 15

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Thursday, October 17 Guided Tour

What: Guided tour of the “Photography and the American Civil War” exhibit led by notable experts Lieutenant Governer Glenn McConnell, attorney and author Robert Rosen and Bernard E. Powers, professor of history with the College of Charleston.

When: 2:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Nov. 14 and Dec. 12

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free for members; included with general museum admission for non-members

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Film Screening, Q&A

What: “Birth of the Living Dead” is a documentary that shares how George A. Romero gathered an unlikely team of Pittsburghers, policemen, iron workers, teachers, ad-men, housewives and a roller-rink owner to shoot his seminal film, “Night of the Living Dead”.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 17

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

Baroque Masters

What: Celebrated flautist John Samuel Roper teams up with L’Organo and Festival of Churches/Choral Artists organizer, organist Julia Harlow, at this Music at the Library event.

when: 7 p.m. Oct. 17

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20-30

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

‘The Woman in Black’

What: Village Repertory Co. presents this Gothic ghost story about a lawyer, troubled by a haunting encounter in his past, hires an actor to help him retell his tale and put his soul at ease.

When: 9 p.m. Oct. 17-19 and Oct. 24-26

Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20

More Info: 856-1579 or www.villagerep.com

Friday, October 18 Renee Stout Exhibition

What: The “Tales of the Conjure Woman” exhibition will feature recent work by artist Renee Stout, who has used the alter ego Fatima Mayfield, a fictitious herbalist/fortuneteller, as a vehicle to role-play and confront issues such as romantic relationships, social ills, or financial woes. The exhibition focuses on the artist’s assumed role through an array of works in various media.

when: Oct. 18-Dec. 14

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

Artist Lecture, Reception

What: Renee Stout discuss her artwork from her exhibition entitled “Tales of the Conjure Woman,” with an opening reception to follow.

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 18

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’

What: Presented by Charleston Stage, the legendary detective Sherlock Holmes is called back to service in a tantalizing case of blackmail that pits the world’s greatest detective and his brave friend, Dr. Watson, in a struggle to the death with the diabolical Professor James Moriarty.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 18-19; 3-5 p.m. Oct. 20; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 23-26; 3-5 p.m. Oct. 27; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 31 and Nov. 1-2; 3-5 p.m. Nov. 3

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $34.50-53.50 adults; $32.50-51.50 seniors; $22.50-41.50 students and active military

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

‘Picasso at the Lapin Agile’

What: Steve Martin’s comedy about what would happen if Picasso and Einstein have a chance meeting at a little French bar.

when: 8 p.m. Oct. 18-19; 3 p.m. Oct. 20, 8 p.m. Oct. 24-26; 3 p.m. Oct. 27; 8 p.m. Oct. 31-Nov. 2; 3 p.m. Nov. 3

Where: The Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St., Summerville

Price: $25

More Info: 875-9251 or www.flowertownplayers.org

Saturday, October 19 ‘It’s Not You, It’s Me’

What: This film tells the story of a serial commitment-phobe, his ex-girlfriend and their inner voices about their relationships. Filmmaker Nathan Ives will appear for a special post-film Q&A session.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 19

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Tuesday, October 22 ‘A Phoenix Still Rising’

What: “Middleton Place: A Phoenix Still Rising” brings history to life through early American landscape architecture in the gardens, family-owned decorative and fine art in the house museum, historic livestock breeds and authentically costumed interpreters in the plantation stableyards, narrated by Martha Teichner, CBS news correspondent and Charles Duell, Middleton Place Foundation president.

when: 6 p.m. Oct. 22

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Wednesday, October 23 Colour of Music Festival

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra Spiritual Ensemble presents the Colour of Music Festival, featuring black musicians, vocalists and orchestra leaders performing piano, organ and voice recitals, chamber ensembles, orchestra and a newly formed Colour of Music Chorale. Over twenty performances will showcase the breadth and influence of blacks on the classical music world past and present.

when: Various showtimes from Oct. 23-Oct. 24. Check website for details.

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various ticket prices. Check website for details.

More Info: (866) 811-4111 or www.colourofmusic.org

Shanghai Ballet

What: The Charleston Concert Association opens its season with the renowned Shanghai Ballet’s production of “The Butterfly Lovers,” a tale of a young couple’s ill-fated romance expressed through impressive choreography, spectacular costumes and fanciful sets, often called the “Romeo and Juliet” of Chinese folklore.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 23

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35, $55, $75

More Info: 727-1216 or www.charlestonconcerts.org

Thursday, October 24 Orchestra Series

What: The Summerville Orchestra Series will feature familiar classics, pop and Broadway with a pre-concert talk.

When: 6:30 p.m. talk, 7:30 p.m. show Oct. 24

Where: Northwood Baptist Church, 2200 Greenridge Road, North Charleston

Price: $35 series, $10 individual concerts, free for ages 18 years and under

More Info: 873-5339 or www.summervilleorchestra.com

‘Uned!ted: Beatles, Bach & Beer Vol. 4’

What: Charleston’s musical Oktoberfest is back and the BACHstars are taking it to church, featuring Hazel Ketchum, John Holenko, Johnny Gray, Jonathan Kammer, Laura Ball and special guests as they kick off Uned!ted’s Holy City Tour.

When: 7-8 p.m. Oct. 24

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 general, $10 students

more info: www.uneditedartists.com

‘Fiddler on the Roof’

What: Set in 1905 Russia, this musical tells the story of Tevye, a father of five daughters, coping with changing times as he tries to hold on to his Jewish heritage and get his eldest daughters married.

when: 8 p.m. Oct. 24-26, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Nov. 7-9; 3 p.m. Nov. 10; 8 p.m. Nov. 14-16; 3 p.m. Nov. 17

Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 Society St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students

More Info: 277-2172 or www.thresholdrep.org

Friday, October 25 Orchestra Series

What: The Summerville Orchestra Series will feature familiar classics, pop and Broadway with a pre-concert talk.

When: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 25

Where: Summerville Baptist Church, 417 Central Ave.

Price: $35 series, $10 individual concerts, free for ages 18 and under

More Info: 873-5339 or www.summervilleorchestra.com

‘The Birds’

What: Conor McPherson’s chilling psychological thriller, “The Birds,” set in an isolated, abandoned house, as strangers with no electricity and little food take refuge from the unnerving masses of birds that attack everyone around them.

when: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-26, Oct. 31-Nov. 2, Nov. 7-8; 7 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16 and Nov. 22-23

Where: PURE Theatre, 477 King St.

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or www.puretheatre.org

Magnetic South

What: Collaborative, contemporary classical music performed by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra and conducted by College of Charleston music theory/composition professor, Yiorgos Vassilandonakis, featuring works by living composers with some sort of connection to South Carolina.

when: 7:30 talk, 8 p.m. concert Oct. 25

Where: Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St.. downtown Charleston

Price: $25 general, $10 C of C students

More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.org

‘Heist, Heist Baby’

What: Join dueling gangs of bank robbers in the biggest hit this side of The Joe.

when: Various dates and showtimes through Dec. 31. Check website for details.

Where: The Black Fedora Comedy Mystery Theatre, 164 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $24 adults, $22 college and military, $15 children 12 and under

more info: www.charlestonmysteries.com

Saturday, October 26 ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

What: Learn about the instruments and musicians of a brass quintet at this kids’ concert. Come dressed in costume for sing-alongs and stories set to music.

When: 1 p.m. Oct. 26

Where: Charleston Museum Auditorium, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $5 children ages 4-16, free for children 3 years and under

More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org

‘World of Bebop’

What: Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “World of Bebop.”

When: 7 p.m. and 10 p.m. Oct. 26

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25-40

More Info: 641-0011 or www.charlestonjazz.com

‘Resolution’

What: In an abandoned cabin on the edge of an Indian reservation, a man stages a risky intervention to force his friend off meth and into rehab, but things take an unexpected turn when ominous threats start appearing around the house.

When: 8 p.m. Oct. 26

Where: Greater Park Circle Film Society, 4280 Jenkins Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5 general, $2 film society members

more info: www.parkcirclefilms.org

Tuesday, October 29 ‘Ballet With A Bite’

What: Columbia City Ballet presents“Dracula: Ballet With a Bite” and the Brides of Darkness are back with new choreography, costumes and palpitating music in this cutting-edge production.

When: 7 p.m. Oct. 29

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15-45

more info: 953-6340

Artist in Residence

What: Ashley Hall Performing Artist in Residence, cellist Edward Arron and friends perform chamber music.

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 29

Where: Ashley Hall Recital Hall, 172 Rutledge Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $20

More Info: 720-2870 or www.ashleyhall.org

Friday, November 1 An Evening with Scott Turow

What: Author and attorney Scott Turow will discuss his book “Identical,” followed by a reception. Turow has produced the legal thrillers “The Burden of Proof,” “Presumed Innocent,” “Pleading Guilty” and “Personal Injuries.”

when: 6 p.m. Nov. 1

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35-45

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Saturday, November 2 Art on Paper Fair

What: The Art on Paper Fair will offer prints, watercolors, photographs and drawings for sale by prominent American art dealers featuring works that celebrate the South.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 2 and 9

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Give to the Groove

What: Dancefx and Bon Banh Mi have organized a Sanders-Clyde fundraiser, featuring performances by local dance companies with short dance classes and more. Food and beverages are included in the ticket price.

when: Noon-4 p.m. Nov. 2

Where: Sanders-Clyde Elementary School, 805 Morrison Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $10 advance

More Info: 637-4722 or www.dancefxcharleston.com

Military Salute

What: The North Charleston POPS! will honor our country’s veterans and enlisted troops in a diverse concert of patriotic and popular music, featuring Las Vegas singing artist Steve Lippia.

When: 7-9:30 p.m. Nov. 2

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $15-35

More Info: 202-ARTS (2787) or www.NorthCharlestonColiseumPAC.com

‘A Melancholy Beauty’

What: “Songs of Life Festival: A Melancholy Beauty” tells the little-known story of how, in 1943, Bulgaria’s 49,000 Jews were saved from the Nazis by ordinary citizens, church and government officials. The performance includes an oratorio and a short award-winning film about the rescue.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $39-59

More Info: (803) 545-4166 or www.songsoflife.org

Sunday, November 3 Jewish Film

What: “Jews on Screen: Treasures from the National Center for Jewish Film” comes from the vault of The National Center for Jewish Film, which has been collecting, restoring and disseminating various forms of film that document the diversity and vibrancy of Jewish life around the globe.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 3

Where: Jewish Studies Center (College of Charleston), 96 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 953-4930 or www.jewish.cofc.edu

Wednesday, November 6 Kevin Young, Poet

What: The Halsey Institute for Contemporary Art, College of Charleston’s African American Studies Program and Friends of the Library welcome award-winning poet Kevin Young to campus.

when: 7 p.m. Nov. 6

Where: Alumni Hall, 65 George St., downtown Charleston

price: Free and open to the public.

more info: 953-6526

Nathan Gunn

What: Operatic baritone Nathan Gunn and wife Julie Gunn perform.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 6

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35, $55, $75

More Info: 727-1216 or www.charlestonconcerts.org

Thursday, November 7 ‘The Who’s Tommy’

What: The College of Charleston Theatre presents “The Who’s Tommy,” the world’s first rock opera about a catatonic child who is thrust into the role of cult figure as a young man.

when: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 7-9; 3 p.m. Nov. 10; 7:30 p.m. Nov. 14-16; 3 p.m. Nov. 17

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 general, $10 C of C students

More Info: 953-5604 or www.theatre.cofc.edu/about-the-department/now-playing.php

Virtuoso Piano

What: Charleston Southern University piano faculty Eugene Koester and Myungsook Stoudenmire perform piano works of Liszt, Schumann, Ravel and Szambati.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 7

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

Friday, November 8 Windworks

What: Charleston Southern University Wind Ensemble performs “Concertino for Four Percussion” and “Wind Ensemble” by David Gillingham, featuring Michael Haldeman, Nicholas Holland and senior percussion majors.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 8

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7965 or www.csuniv.edu

Saturday, November 9 YALLFest

What: Fifty of the country’s top young adult authors, including 25 New York Times bestsellers, are in town for panels, presentations and signings on three stages on Upper King Street.

When: 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 9

Where: Blue Bicycle Books (420 King St.), American Theatre (456 King St.), Charleston Music Hall (37 John St.)

Price: Free

more info: www.yallfest.org

‘1810 Viennese Salon’

What: Chamber Music Charleston open their Ovation Concert Series with “An 1810 Viennese Salon,” with guest pianist Andrew Armstrong in a program of music by Schubert and Schumann.

When: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 9

Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St., downtown Charleston

Price: $40 table seating, $25 theater seating

More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org

Monday, November 11 ‘All for Liberty’

What: “All For Liberty” will be screened for Veteran’s Day as a fundraiser for the U.S. Vet Corps Resources, The Lowcountry Warrior Connection and Actors’ Theatre of South Carolina. This action adventure epic explores the bravery of unknown freedom fighters in South Carolina from 1774-1782.

when: 7 p.m. Nov. 11

Where: The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: Call for information.

More Info: 588-9636 or www.actorstheatreofsc.org

Wednesday, November 13 An Evening with Sebastian Junger

What: The College of Charleston’s Friends of the Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed war correspondent, bestselling author and Academy Award-winning documentary filmmaker Sebastian Junger to campus. Junger will give a keynote address, focusing on his time embedded with a U.S. Army platoon in Afghanistan’s Korengal Valley. All proceeds will fund the first scholarship for veteran students at the College.

when: 6 p.m. Nov. 13

Where: Rivers Green, Addlestone Library, College of Charleston, 205 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Call for details.

More Info: 953-6526 or www.fol.cofc.edu

Saturday, November 16 Gibbes Kids

What: Special showing of “The Little Match Girl,” with composer Laura Ball, the Charleston Dance Institute and Chamber Music Charleston.

When: 11 a.m. Nov. 16

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charlestona

Price: $5 children (ges 12 and under), $10 adults

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Pinar Del Rio

What: “The Art of Pinar Del Rio.” This exhibition features the works of Cuban artists with different styles of painting, but united by common messages of harmony, family, and reflections of today’s Cuban society.

When: Nov. 16-Dec. 29

Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St., downtown Charleston

price: Free

More Info: 958-6484 or www.citygalleryatwaterfrontpark.com

Jail Break

What: Charleston’s boundless music and arts festival is designed to celebrate local talent in music, visual arts, dance, comedy, crafts and more, with art exhibits, outdoor concerts, stand-up comedy, dance and an artisans market.

When: 4-11 p.m. Nov. 16

Where: Old City Jail, 21 Magazine St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 advance, $20 at-the-door

more info: www.jailbreakcharleston.com

Wednesday, November 20 Lecture Series

What: The inaugural speaker of the Gibbes Museum’s new lecture series is philanthropist and cosmetics tycoon Leonard Lauder, who recently donated his $1.5 billion collection of Cubist art to the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

When: 6 p.m. Nov. 20

Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35 members, $45 non-members, $20 students

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

Thursday, November 21 Film Screening, Q&A

What: “GMO OMG” explores the systematic corporate takeover and potential loss of humanity’s most precious and ancient inheritance: seeds. Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory-assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, the health of our planet and freedom of choice everywhere.

When: 7 p.m. Nov. 21

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free and open to the public.

more info: www.halsey.cofc.edu

Vignettes: From Baroque to Contemporary

What: Mother and daughter cellists join an internationally renowned pianist for an evening of classics and surprises, featuring Volodymyr Vynnytsky, Natalia Khoma and Maria Bagratuni at this Music at the Library Society event.

when: 7 p.m. Nov. 21

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20-30

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Sunday, November 24 Psalms & Songs

What: The Charleston Southern University Combined Choirs, Wind Ensemble and the University Children’s Chorus perform various works including Parry’s “I Was Glad” and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.

When: 3-4:30 p.m. Nov. 24

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: $10

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

‘Mostly Cello’

What: Presented by the College of Charleston School of the Arts, Charleston Music Fest presents a chamber music concert featuring, Marta Bagratuni and Natalia Khoma, both on cello, and Volodymyr Vynnytsky on piano.

when: 4 p.m. Nov. 24

Where: Simons Center Recital Hall, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: 953-0935 or www.music.cofc.edu

Monday, November 25 November Finale

What: The Charleston Southern Unversity Horton School of Music Chamber Ensembles perform, featuring the Percussion Ensemble, Brass Choir, Flute Choir and Guitar Ensemble.

When: 7-9 p.m. Nov. 25

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

Wednesday, December 4 Antique Walk

What: Lower King Street Antique Walk. “A Stroll in Search of the Perfect Treasure,” led by interior decorators and fine art appraisers, will include wine and cheese offered along the way. Participants will gather at the Gibbes Museum.

When: 6 p.m. Dec. 4

Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 members, $30 non-members

More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org

‘Annie’

What: Charleston Stage presents the ever-optimistic Depression-era musical “Annie.”

When: 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 6-7; 3-5 p.m. Dec. 8; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 12-14; 3-5 p.m. Dec. 15; 7:30-9:30 p.m. Dec. 19-21; 3-5 p.m. Dec. 22

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $38.50-57.50 adults, $36.50-55.50 seniors, $22.50-45.50 students

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

Thursday, December 12 Jonathan Green

What: Join acclaimed artist Jonathan Green for an evening of readings from the book, “Seeking,” a volume of poetry and prose based on his visual art.

when: 7 p.m. Dec. 12

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

More Info: 723-9912 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org

Friday, December 13 ‘Penelope’

What: “Penelope,” by Enda Walsh. On an island off the coast of Greece, beautiful Penelope awaits the return of her husband from war. Beneath her window, four Speedo-clad men camp in an empty swimming pool in a do-or-die competition to win Penelope’s love.

When: 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 13-14, 19-21, 26-27; 4-5:30 p.m. and 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 28; 7:30-9 p.m. Jan. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18

Where: PURE Theatre, 477 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or www.puretheatre.org