Ashley Ridge Fox Trot 5K

What: A 5K run held on the grounds of Ashley Ridge High School.

When: 7 a.m. March 1

Where: Ashley Ridge High School, 9800 Delemar Highway, Summerville

Price: $30

More Info: 695-4900

Mullet Haul

What: Participants in this five and 10-mile race are encouraged to wear natural or artificial mullet hairstyles, with prizes for the best hairdo.

When: 8:30 a.m. March 1

Where: Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, 2662 Mullet Hall Road, Johns Island

Price: $34 five-mile, $44 10-mile

More Info: 795-4386 or

Community Yard Sale

What: Local residents will have gently used appliances, furniture, clothing and more for sale.

When: 7 a.m.-3 p.m. March 1

Where: East Cooper Plaza, 607 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 284-4333 or

Tree Church Trail Run and Walk

What: Christ Church of Mount Pleasant will sponsor an African-themed 5K trail run and walk with live drummers, animal-costumed volunteers and more to benefit the construction of a church for the community of Marsabit, Kenya.

When: 8 a.m. March 1

Where: Laurel Hill Park, N. Highway 17 and Highway 41, Mount Pleasant

Price: $30

More Info: 884-9090 or

Youth Appreciation Day

What: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens will offer free admission and special programs on American heritage and nature for organized youth groups.

When: 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. March 1

Where: Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 571-1266 or

Running with the Hounds

What: This special 5K timed-trail run and walk is for humans and their dogs.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. March 1

Where: Middleton Place Equestrian Trials, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $20-30

More Info: 410-3276 or

Kids Who Care Projects

What: The Kids Who Care competition encourages Lowcountry youth to develop environmental projects to improve eco-awareness in Berkeley County.

When: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. March 1

Where: Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Road, Moncks Corner

Price: $3

More Info: 899-5200 or

Colonial Days

What: Costumed re-enactors will fire cannons and muskets, perform military drills and offer historical interpretations, live music and more.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. March 1

Where: Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site, 300 State Park Road, Summerville

Price: $5 general, $1 kids under 15

More Info: 873-1740 or

Bluebirds Over South Carolina

What: Jim Burke will discuss the basics of attracting and housing bluebirds in Lowcountry backyards.

When: 10 a.m. March 1

Where: Wild Birds Unlimited, 624 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 216-8800 or

Quilting Exhibition

What: This quilting show featuring more than 200 judged quilts, vendors, demonstrations, door prizes and more will benefit My Sister's House.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 1

Where: Omar Shrine Temple, 176 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $7

More Info: 860-1263 or

'Mommy N' Me' Painting

What: This charity painting session for mothers and kids will benefit the MUSC Children's Hospital.

When: 10 a.m. March 1

Where: Fear No Easel, 1960 Riviera Drive, Mount Pleasant

Price: $48

More Info: 284-3327 or

Family Funday

What: The family-friendly event will feature jump castles, live entertainment, all-you-can-eat oysters and more to benefit Surfers Healing for kids with autism.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. March 1

Where: Brick House Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road, James Island

Price: $5 adults, free for kids

More Info: 834-4328

Taking Flight Comic Book Show

What: Thousands of comic books will be on sale along with presentations by guest artists Jesse Mead, Elias Urie, James Christopher Hill and Mia Chavi Jenkins, drink specials and more.

When: Noon-5 p.m. March 1

Where: The Sparrow, 1078 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 744-7753 or

'The Great Divorce'

What: A theatrical adaptation of C.S. Lewis' "The Great Divorce," the story of travelers who must choose to stay in Heaven or Hell. Part of a national tour for the Fellowship for the Performing Arts.

When: 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. March 1

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.

Price: $29-59 general, $25 students

More Info: 800-514-3849 or

Autism Beach Ball

What: This fundraiser gala with dinner, live and silent auctions, live music, a shag dancing contest and more will benefit the Lowcountry Autism Foundation's family support and outreach programs.

When: 6-10 p.m. March 1

Where: Tides, 1 Center St., Folly Beach

Price: $100

More Info: 876-0415 or

Game Night

What: Participants will play selections from a library of more than 460 board and card games. Guests should bring a chair.

When: 6 p.m. March 1

Where: Here Be Books and Games, 4650 Ladson Road, Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 695-1498 or

Pet Helpers Roast

What: Pet Helpers will host the "Shuck Your Paws Off" oyster roast with live music and more to benefit treatment and adoption for homeless, injured and abused pets.

When: 7-11 p.m. March 1

Where: Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St.

Price: $35 adults, $15 kids under 13

More Info: 795-1110 or

'Russian Transport'

What: A Russian immigrant family must decide how far they will go to achieve the American Dream.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 1

Where: PURE Theatre, 477 King St.

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or

Benefit Auction

What: First Baptist School of Charleston will host a live and silent auction to benefit classroom technology upgrades.

When: 7-10:30 p.m. March 1

Where: The Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St.

Price: $40

More Info: 722-6646 or

Bagpipe Concert

What: The Charleston Police Pipes and Drums along with solo bagpipers will present a concert of traditional Scottish music.

When: 7-9 p.m. March 1

Where: Mark Clark Hall, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St.

Price: $15 advance, $18 at the door

More Info: 270-0903 or

'Next to Normal'

What: A suburban housewife struggles with bipolar disorder in this Pulitzer Prize-winning musical.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 1

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: $38.50 adults, $36.50 seniors, $22.50 students and military

More Info: 577-7183 or

Glow Party and Golf

What: This 9-hole glow golf game will be followed by an auction and gala to benefit non-pharmaceutical research on Crohn's disease and colitis.

When: 5:30-11 p.m. March 1

Where: The Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive

Price: $125 golf and party, $75 party only

More Info: 810-1854 or

'Venetian Carnival'

What: Chamber Music Charleston presents "A 1790 Venetian Carnival" with music by Vivaldi and Haydn.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 1

Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.

Price: $40 table seating, $25 theater seating

More Info: 763-4941 or

Women's Ensemble

What: The Ohio University Women's Ensemble will perform classical and pop choral music.

When: 8 p.m. March 1

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.

Price: Free

More Info: 795-7491

Charleston Improvables

What: The Charleston Improvables will perform an improv comedy show.

When: 8 p.m. March 1

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

Price: $10

More Info: 619-244-9469 or


What: A young prince searches for the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

When: 8 p.m. March 1

Where: Midtown Cabaret Theatre, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston

Price: $30-49.50

More Info: 795-2223 or