Walk for Autism

What: This fundraiser walk with live music, therapy dogs, free haircuts, kids activities and more will help pay for therapy sessions for local families in need.

When: 7 a.m.-Noon May 3

Where: Hampton Park, Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $20 individuals, $25 families

More Info: 345-4417 or www.walkforautismcharleston.org

Consignment Sale

What: There will be gently used clothing, furniture, toys and more for sale to benefit Pinewood Prep.

When: 7 a.m.-Noon May 3

Where: Pinewood Preparatory School, 1114 Orangeburg Road, Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: 873-1643 or www.pinewoodprep.com

Farmers Market

What: The Charleston Farmers Market offers local produce, breakfast and lunch vendors, live entertainment, arts and crafts and more.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Charleston Farmer's Market, Marion Square, Calhoun St. and King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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

Hell Hole Swamp Fest

What: This festival will feature a barbecue cook-off, 10K race, parade, live music, cornhole tournament and more.

When: 8 a.m.-10 p.m. May 3

Where: Highway 41 and Highway 17-A, Jamestown

Price: Free

More Info: 257-2233 or www.hhswampfest.com

Bethany United Methodist Golf Tournament

What: A golf tournament to benefit church programs and outreach.

When: 8 a.m. May 3

Where: Summerville Country Club, 400 Country Club Blvd.

Price: $50

More Info: 873-7261 or www.bethany-umc.com

Habitat Women Build

What: Women will help construct a Habitat for Humanity home.

When: 8 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3

Where: Laurel Oak Grove Community, James Island

Price: $35

More Info: 768-0998 or www.seaislandhabitat.org

'Empowering Women'

What: This women's seminar will feature presentations by local community leaders, vendors, raffles and more.

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

Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 888-992-4723

Great Strides

What: This fundraiser walk with kids' activities, refreshments and more will benefit cystic fibrosis research and treatment.

When: 9 a.m. May 3

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: Free

More Info: 388-5968 or www.fightcf.cff.org

Intro to Kayaking

What: This four-hour class will teach the basics of kayaking on a calm pond. Registration is required.

When: 9 a.m. May 3

Where: Sea Kayak Carolina, 1731 Signal Point Road, James Island

Price: $55

More Info: 225-7969 or www.seakayakcarolina.com

Soil Testing

What: Master gardeners will answer participant questions and send dry soil samples for testing.

When: 9 a.m.-Noon May 3

Where: Lowe's, 520 St. James Ave., Goose Creek

Price: $6

More Info: 820-1070

Gaddy 5K Run and Walk

What: This 5K run will benefit the Valerie Gaddy memorial scholarship for Hanahan students planning to attend Clemson University.

When: 9 a.m. May 3

Where: Hanahan High School, 6015 Murray Ave.

Price: $30 advance, $35 at the door

More Info: 820-3710 or robertsk@bcsdschools.net

Mother Daughter Tea

What: A tea party with food, activities, giveaways and more.

When: 9 a.m. May 3

Where: Chick-fil-A, 1656 Savannah Highway, Charleston

Price: $16 per couple, $5 additional children

More Info: www.cfamotherdaughtertea2014.eventbrite.com

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 www.johnsislandfarmersmarket.com

Fam Jam Family Festival

What: Kids and their families will celebrate play in this day of activities and physical challenges designed to promote healthy living.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 3

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

Price: Free

More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org

N. Chas. Arts Festival

What: Nearly 200 dance, theatre, music and arts performances, workshops, exhibitions and more.

When: 10 a.m.-10 p.m. May 3

Where: Charleston Area Convention Center Complex, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 740-5854 or www.northcharlestonartsfest.com

Mixson Farmers Market

What: Mixson Market and GrowFood Carolina will host a weekly market with fresh local produce, live music and more.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Mixson Market, 4338 McCarthy St., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 471-2850 or www.mixsonmarket.com

Intergalactic Bead Show

What: This bead and gem show and sale will feature vendors.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 3

Where: North Charleston Convention Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $5 Saturday, $4 Sunday, free for kids under 12

More Info: 888-729-6904 or www.beadshows.com

Edisto Island Bazaar

What: This community sale will feature baked goods, plants, gently used furniture, arts and crafts and more.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. May 3

Where: Lions Club, 2907 Myrtle St., Edisto Island

Price: Free

More Info: 869-4237 or 803-206-2029

Sweet Grass Music Fest

What: This two-day event features local and national bluegrass groups.

When: 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m. May 3

Where: Patriots Point, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $25 Friday, $35 Saturday, $50 two-day pass, free for kids under 12

More Info: 452-5131 or www.sweetgrassmusicfestival.com

Cornhole Tournament

What: Morgan Creek Grill will hold a cornhole tournament with food and drink specials, prizes and more.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 3

Where: Morgan Creek Grill, 80 41st Ave., Isle of Palms

Price: $5 per team

More Info: 810-2098 or www.morgancreekgrill.com

Crawfish Boil

What: Home Team BBQ will offer Cajun-style crawfish plates along with Sweetwater beer tastings and live music.

When: Noon-8 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $10

More Info: 225-7427 or www.hometeambbq.com

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 www.irvinhousevineyards.com

Tango Bootcamp

What: This class will teach the fundamentals of Tango dancing technique, movement and musicality.

When: Noon-2 p.m. May 3

Where: Arthur Murray Dance Studio, 1706 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: $40

More Info: 571-2183 or www.tangorojo.com

Cinco de Mayo Party

What: This Cinco de Mayo block party with capoeira dancers, art vendors and more will benefit Dragon Boat Charleston.

When: Noon-11 p.m. May 3

Where: Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, 817 St. Andrews Blvd., Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 751-4001 or www.mex1coastalcantina.com

Zumba and Dance Fitness Festival

What: A three-day festival celebrating Zumba and Latin dance with more than 18 fitness classes.

When: Noon-7:30 p.m. May 3

Where: St. Andrews Family Fitness Plus, 1642 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 763-3850 or www.standrewsfitness.com

Girls Rock Showcase

What: Four new bands created as part of the Girls Rock Charleston after-school music program will perform.

When: 12:30 p.m. May 3

Where: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: $5-10

More Info: 414-704-9499 or www.girlsrockcharleston.org

Music in the Park

What: Sweet Potato Pie will perform a blend of bluegrass, country and gospel, with jump castles, vendors and food from Long Island Cafe.

When: 1-4 p.m. May 3

Where: Isle of Palms Recreation Department, 24 28th Ave.

Price: Free

More Info: 886-8294 or www.iop.net/MusicinthePark.aspx

'The Gentleman Pirate'

What: The dramatic stories of Charleston's historic pirates in "The Gentleman Pirate, the Trial of Stede Bonnet," presented by PURE Theatre.

When: 1-4 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $5 adults, $2 kids

More Info: 722-9350 or www.powdermag.org

'Pippi Longstocking'

What: Pippi Longstocking joins her neighbors in comic misadventures in this musical presented by Flowertown Players.

When: 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $10 adults, $7 kids

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

Old Village Block Party

What: This festival will feature kids' activities, raffles, art exhibitions and more.

When: 2-5 p.m. May 3

Where: Hibben St., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: www.villageconnection.wordpress.com

Fermentation 101

What: Participants will learn about the health benefits of probiotics and learn basic recipes for fermentation.

When: 2 p.m. May 3

Where: Blue Heron Acupuncture and Apothecary, 680-A King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30

More Info: 937-6890 or www.blueheroncharleston.com/events.php

Kentucky Derby Party

What: The Cocktail Club will host a derby party with mint juleps, raffles and more.

When: 3 p.m. May 3

Where: The Cocktail Club, 479 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 724-9411 or www.facebook.com/TheCocktailClubCharleston

Night at the Races

What: This Kentucky Derby party with hors d'oeuvres, live and silent auctions and more will benefit local charities through the Junior League.

When: 4-9 p.m. May 3

Where: Johnson Hagood Stadium, The Citadel, 68 Hagood Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $75 individuals, $125 couples

More Info: www.jlcharleston.org

Savannah Children's Choir

What: The Savannah Children's Choir, an auditioned community choir for kids in 2nd-8th grades, will perform alongside the Porter-Gaud Treblemakers.

When: 4 p.m. May 3

Where: St. John's Lutheran Church, 5 Clifford St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 723-2426 or www.savannahchoir.org

Dining with Friends

What: Locals will host dinner parties in their homes to benefit Lowcountry AIDS Services for HIV/AIDS support and prevention.

When: 5 p.m. (dinners) and 9 p.m. (afterparty) May 3

Where: Various dinner locations; Afterparty at No. 5 Faber, 5 Faber St., downtown Charleston

Price: Donations accepted, $20 afterparty

More Info: 747-2273 or www.facebook.com/lowcountryaidsservices

'Rockin' the 'Ville'

What: This Kentucky Derby party will feature live music, hors d'eouvres and more.

When: 5 p.m. May 3

Where: Country Club of Summerville, 400 Country Club Blvd.

Price: $50 advance, $60 at the door

More Info: www.facebook.com/RockinTheVille

Game Night

What: Participants will play games from a library of more than 460 titles. Participants should bring a chair.

When: 6 p.m. May 3

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

Price: Free

More Info: 695-1498 or www.herebebooks.com

ReNUDE Art Show

What: Local artists will display works celebrating the human form, with live music, refreshments and more.

When: 6-9 p.m. May 3

Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 advance, $20 at the door

More Info: 628-4382 or www.reduxstudios.org/exhibits/renude-2014

'Gypsy'

What: A vaudeville performer's thirst for fame nearly drives away her young daughters in this classic musical.

When: 7 p.m. May 3

Where: Crabpot Players Performing Arts Center, 1137 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $25 adults, $22 seniors, $20 students

More Info: 888-303-0763 or www.crabpotplayers.com

'An Evening with Elvis and Friends'

What: A Vegas-style show featuring Elvis, Willie Nelson, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton impersonators and more.

When: 7:30-10 p.m. May 3

Where: Zeus Grill and Seafood, 725 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $12 advance, $15 at the door

More Info: 388-9992 or www.rayfischersthevegasshows.com

'Twentieth Century'

What: A Broadway director tries to woo his movie star ex-lover back to the stage, presented by The Footlight Players.

When: 8 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $25 adults, $22 military and seniors, $15 students

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

'Hunter Shoots Angel'

What: Two Alabama brothers think they've accidentally shot an angel while duck hunting in "Duck Hunter Shoots Angel," presented by Midtown Productions.

When: 8 p.m. May 3

Where: Charleston Acting Studio, 915 Folly Road, James Island

Price: $12-18

More Info: 795-2223 or www.midtownproductions.org

'The Have Nots!'

What: The Have Nots! will perform improv comedy based on audience suggestions.

When: 8 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $12.50

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

'1963'

What: A white woman and a black man become friends in a segregated North Carolina town.

When: 8 p.m. May 3

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

Price: $20 adults, $15 seniors, $10 students

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