Benefit Yard Sale

What: Town and Village Garden Club will hold a fundraiser yard sale.

When: 7 a.m.-1 p.m. April 12

Where: Trinity Episcopal Church, 1915 Pinopolis Road, Pinopolis

Price: Various

More Info: 761-1359

Summerville Cares Day of Service

What: Participants will help with various volunteer projects throughout the community. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

When: 8 a.m.-Noon April 12

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

Price: Free

More Info: 768-5947 or

Charleston Farmers Market

What: A market featuring local produce and artisan goods, with live music and more.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12

Where: Marion Square, Calhoun St. and King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 740-5444 or

Couch to 5K Training

What: This nine-week class will help non-runners reach a final goal of being able to run a 5K race. Registration is required.

When: 8-9 a.m. Saturdays

Where: Hampton Park, Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $50 nonmembers, $25 members

More Info: 402-2273 or

Outdoor Festival

What: This three-day festival will feature a challenge course, climbing wall, lake paddling, live music and more.

When: 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 12

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: Various

More Info: 795-4386 or


What: This plant sale and gardening festival with workshops and demonstrations will also feature an opening party with live entertainment, cocktails and a window box design contest.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12

Where: Wragg Square Park, 342 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 579-9922 or

Walk for a Cause

What: The Outreach Ministry of Wesley United Methodist Church will host a walk against domestic violence.

When: 8:30 a.m. April 12

Where: St. Johns High School, 1518 Main Road, Johns Island

Price: Donations accepted

More Info: 906-2055

Primate Protection Conference

What: Ape and monkey experts will discuss primate protection projects around the world.

When: 9 a.m.-10 p.m. April 12

Where: International Primate Protection League, 120 Primate Lane, Summerville

Price: $50

More Info: 871-2280 or

Mermaid Show

What: The Weeki Wachee Springs Mermaids will perform an aquatic show in the Great Ocean Tank.

When: 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. April 12

Where: South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, downtown Charleston

Price: $24.95 adults, $14.95 kids ages 4-12

More Info: 577-3474 or

Homegrown Market

What: The Homegrown Johns Island Farmers Market will offer fresh, local produce and other items.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Homegrown Johns Island Farmers Market, 3546 Maybank Highway

Price: Free

More Info: 336-601-0605 or

Adoptive Egg Hunt

What: A Chosen Child Adoption Services will host an Easter festival with an egg hunt, refreshments and more for adoptive families and those interested in adopting.

When: 10 a.m.-Noon April 12

Where: North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd.

Price: $1

More Info: 851-4004 or

Meggett Arts and Crafts Festival

What: There will be local arts and crafts, antique cars and tractors, an Easter Egg hunt and more at this family-friendly festival.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. April 12

Where: Meggett Town Hall, 4776 Highway 165

Price: Free

More Info: 889-3622 or

Easter Eggstravaganza

What: This kid-friendly event will feature Easter-themed arts and crafts, an egg hunt and more.

When: 10 a.m. April 12

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

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids, free for members and kids under 3

More Info: 722-2996 or

Book Signing

What: Patrick Harwood will discuss and sign his new book on the history of Magnolia Cemetery.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 12

Where: Magnolia Cemetery, 70 Cunnington Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $40 per book

More Info: 224-3112 or

Indigo Dyeing Class

What: Participants will learn the basics of dyeing yarn with indigo.

When: 10 a.m. April 12

Where: Dill Sanctuary, 1163 Riverland Drive, James Island

Price: $65 nonmembers, $55 members

More Info: 722-2996 or

Easter Bunny Bake Shop

What: This class for kids ages 8-11 will teach how to bake Easter-themed treats.

When: 10 a.m. April 12

Where: Trident Technical College, 7000 Rivers Ave., North Charleston

Price: $39

More Info: 574-6152 or

Camp Breathe Easy

What: This one-day camp for kids ages 7 to 13 with asthma and their parents will featured games and workshops to help better manage asthma and improve self-esteem.

When: 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. April 12

Where: Rhett Building, Burke High School, 244 President St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 556-8451

World Grits Festival Parade

What: Part of the World Grits Festival, this parade will feature prizes for the first and second place floats in four categories.

When: 11 a.m. April 12

Where: World Grits Festival, 110 S. Parler Ave., St. George

Price: Free

More Info: 563-7943

Easter Cupcake Decorating

What: Kids and their caretakers will decorate Easter-themed cupcakes.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 12

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 416-1240 or

Tea Room

What: Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church will offer homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and more along with crafts, antiques and used books to benefit local missions.

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 12

Where: Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church, 5931 Murray Ave., Hanahan

Price: Various

More Info: 744-2268 or

Wipeout Diabetes Beach Bash

What: Wet Willie's will debut two new sugar-free daiquiris along with other specials, raffles and more to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

When: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. April 12

Where: Wet Willie's, 209 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 853-5650 or

Walterboro Wings-n-Wheels

What: More than 100 antique aircraft and cars will be on display, along with helicopter rides, kids' activities and more to benefit the Wounded Warrior Fund.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 12

Where: Lowcountry Regional Airport, 537 Aviation Way, Walterboro

Price: $10 per vehicle

More Info: 549-2549 or

Close Encounters

What: This edition of "Close Encounters of the Bird Kind" will cover the lives and habits of turkey vultures.

When: 11:30 a.m. April 12

Where: Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $6.50 S.C. seniors, $6 kids ages 6-15, free for kids under 6

More Info: 852-4200 or

Sippin' Saturdays

What: Irvin~House will offer live music, local food vendors, wine and liquor tastings and more.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Irvin~House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island

Price: Free

More Info: 559-6867 or


What: This Reggae festival will feature music by local and regional bands, a drum circle, arts exhibitions, a silent disco and more.

When: Noon-1 a.m. April 12

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

Price: $10

More Info: 406-4655

Easter Egg Hunt

What: Children ages 2-10 will hunt for Easter eggs at this holiday celebration.

When: Noon-2 p.m. April 12

Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 766-1621 or

Urban Bike Adventure

What: This race, obstacle course and scavenger hunt for teams of two to four participants will feature prizes in a variety of categories.

When: Noon April 12

Where: Kudu Coffee and Craft Beer, 4 Vanderhorst St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30

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What the Folk Festival

What: More than a dozen folk groups will perform at this two-day festival.

When: Noon-10 p.m. April 12

Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 N. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant

Price: $38

More Info: 928-3493 or

Urban Gypsy Show

What: This trunk show will feature recycled clothing, jewelry and more along with a DJ, tarot card reader and makeovers.

When: Noon-8 p.m. April 12

Where: Tivoli Studios and Garden, 656 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info:

Spring Game Tailgate Party

What: The local University of Georgia Alumni Association will host a game-watching party for fans with beer by Terrapin Brewery of Athens, Ga.

When: 1-5 p.m. April 12

Where: Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ, 1205 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 225-7427

Walking Tour of Private Houses and Gardens

What: The Garden Club of Charleston will offer self-guided tours of private homes and gardens, with refreshments served in one of the gardens. Proceeds will benefit the club's community projects.

When: 1-4 p.m. (tour) and 2-5 p.m. (refreshments) April 12

Where: Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $45

More Info: 406-7626 or


What: A kid-friendly musical version of the classic fairytale presented by SPROUTS Musical Theatre.

When: 1 p.m. April 12

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 advance, $12 at the door

More Info: 881-3780 or

Easter Eggstravaganza

What: This Easter festival will feature carnival games, an egg hunt, prizes and more.

When: 2-3 p.m. April 12

Where: St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, 712 Wappoo Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 766-4262 or

Easter Festival and Egg Hunt

What: This family-friendly festival will feature games, face painting, kids' activities and more.

When: 2-4 p.m. April 12

Where: Metro North Church, 109 Central Ave., Goose Creek

Price: Free

More Info: 764-0873 or

Saturday Salsa Social

What: Salseros of Charleston Latin Dance will host a beginners' Salsa dancing lesson followed by a dance party.

When: 7-11 p.m. April 12

Where: Saturday Salsa Social, 2049 Savannah Highway, Ravenel

Price: $10 lesson and social, $8 social only

More Info: 345-1791

Sound of Charleston

What: A musical history of Charleston from Gullah to Gershwin.

When: 7 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $28

More Info: 270-4903 or

'Other Desert Cities'

What: A memoir writer threatens to expose her family's darkest secrets.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or

'As You Like It"

What: Ashley Hall students will perform the Shakespeare comedy.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 12

Where: Ashley Hall school campus, 172 Rutledge Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $5 students

More Info: 722-4088 or

'Gershwin at Folly'

What: The musical story of George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward's work on "Porgy and Bess," presented by Charleston Stage.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 12

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

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

More Info: 577-7183 or

'She Kills Monsters'

What: A girl escapes into a fantasy world following the death of her teenage sister. Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 12

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philips St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 adults, $10 seniors and C of C students

More Info: 953-5604 or

'Improv Riot'

What: Theatre 99 ensembles will perform an improv comedy show.

When: 8 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $12

More Info: 853-6687 or

'Catfish Moon'

What: Three childhood friends reunite at a fishing pier and reminisce about old times.

When: 8 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $20-25

More Info: 875-9251 or


What: This burlesque show with sideshow feats, illusions, sword dancing and more will be followed by an after-party featuring members of the cast.

When: 8 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $25 general, $35 with after-party, $45 VIP

More Info: 277-2172 or


What: A young woman turns the tables on a would-be rapist.

When: 9 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $10-15

More Info: 722-4487 or

'Laugh for a Lincoln'

What: Two to three acts of improv comedy.

When: 10 p.m. April 12

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

Price: $5

More Info: 853-6687 or