Charleston Dog Show

What: The 11th annual Charleston Dog Show will welcome dogs of all breeds, rescues, pound puppies and pedigrees, with proceeds to benefit the Rescue Village participants, Pet Helpers and Middleton Place Hounds.

When: 8 a.m.-3 p.m.

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

Price: Free general admission.

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Arts & Crafts Show

What: The Island Crafters Guild will host an arts and crafts show featuring 35 local artisans with handmade items for sale. There will be a children's activity table and donations will be accepted for the Carolina Canines for Veterans organization.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Where: American Legion Post 147, 968 Folly Road, James Island

Price: Free parking and admission.

More Info: 795-1197

Holy City Cup

What: The Charleston Hurling Club will host a family-friendly day of Irish sport and culture, followed by an after-party.

When: 10 a.m.

Where: Danny Jones Recreation Complex, 1455 Monitor St., North Charleston

Price: Free

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Folly Beach Wine & Sign

What: More than 30 local and regional authors will sign their works with wine tastings, live music and more.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m.

Where: Folly Beach Fishing Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave.

Price: Free

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Charleston County Earth Day Festival

What: The 15th annual Earth Day Festival is a hands-on, science-based, interactive experience, designed to encourage participants of all ages to develop a deeper understanding of environmental issues. This year's theme is "Earth to Charleston."

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Where: Riverfront Park, 1001 Everglades Drive, North Charleston

Price: Free

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Party in the Park & Open House

What: This family-friendly event in Historic Downtown Summerville will feature bluegrass music from SouthRail, Mooses' Mobile BBQ & Italian Ice, jump castles , face painting and more. The Calhoun Model Home will also be open for tours.

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

Where: Daniel's Orchard by Pulte Homes, 100 Sabal Court, Summerville

Price: Free admission with food and beverages available for purchase.

More Info: 695-0339 or

Plant Swap

What: At the 10th annual North Charleston Plant Swap, attendees can swap extra plants for new ones, as well as houseplants, garden art, pots, seeds and anything else garden-related. A potluck picnic will follow, so attendees can bring a favorite picnic dish. Plates and silverware will be provided.

when: 11 a.m.

Where: Gazebo at Park Circle, 4800 Park Place West, Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 200-5818 or

Festival of Choirs

What: The sixth annual Festival of Choirs, hosted by the Charleston Symphony Orchestra (CSO) Spiritual Ensemble, will feature world-renowned conductor and choral clinician Dr. Craig Jessop, former music director with the Mormon Tabernacle Choir. This one-day festival will also include performances by Choral Arts Experience (Mount Pleasant), Island Choraliers (Kiawah Island), Riverside High School Chorus Choir (Durham, N.C.), Bartram Trail High School Festival Choir (St. John's, Fla.), CSO Spiritual Ensemble and CSO Gospel Choir.

When: 1 p.m.

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

Price: Free, but donations accepted.

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Music for the Heart: Concert Fundraiser

What: Glamnation, Ellen Drive, Headrush, Sugar High and other bands will perform at this fundraiser for the American Heart Association Lowcountry Heart Walk. Food and beverages can be purchased at the Cinebarre concession tables.

When: 1-5 p.m.

Where: Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 adults, free for children ages 12 years and under

Lock, Stock and Barrel: Colonial Musket Firing

What: Learn about the muskets that created the British Empire and won the American Revolution as museum staff will demonstrate colonial weaponry and allow young recruits to musket drill.

When: 1-4 p.m.; 2 p.m. musket firing

Where: Powder Magazine, 79 Cumberland St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5 adults, $2 children

More Info: 722-9350 or

Beach & BBQ Festival

What: The City of Goose Creek will present the third annual family-friendly Beach and BBQ Festival, featuring a cook-off from local BBQ teams, live music from the Shem Creek Boogie Band, a corn-hole tournament and a kids' play area.

When: 4-7 p.m.

Where: Marguerite H. Brown Municipal Center, 519 N. Goose Creek Blvd.

Price: Free

More Info: 797-6220 or

Wiggin' Out for a Cure

What: The third annual "Wiggin' Out Party" is a fundraiser the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society and all proceeds will go to helping find cures for those battling blood cancers. Entry price includes food and drinks with music provided by DJ R Dot, raffles and more.

when: 7-10 p.m.

Where: Club Trio, 139 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35 per person

More Info: 345-5052 or

Charleston Youth Company Spring Spectacular

What: The Charleston Youth Company will present "Rastapunzel" and "Back in Action," two original shows created by company performers and alumni.

When: 7 p.m.

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

Price: $15

More Info: 766-4007 or