Healthy Jamboree

What: This event will feature a 5K walk, yoga, basketball, soccer, a crock pot cook-off and more.

When: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17

Where: Arthur C. Christopher Community Center, 265 Fishburne St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: www.healthylifestylenetwork.webs.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

Disability Awareness Festival

What: This walk followed by kids' activities, carnival games, live music and more will help raise awareness and understanding for those with disabilities.

When: 9-11 a.m. May 17

Where: Hampton Park, Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 556-5010 or www.familyconnectionsc.org

Book Sale

What: Books will be on sale for $1 to benefit Knights of Columbus Council 9475 for community philanthropic projects.

When: 9 a.m.-6 p.m. May 17

Where: Shoppes at Seaside Farm, 1960 Riviera Drive, Mount Pleasant

Price: $1

More Info: www.kofc9475.org

Push-Up and Up

What: Teams of six will compete to complete as many push-ups as possible in 30 minutes to benefit Communities in Schools.

When: 9 a.m. May 17

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

Price: $25 per participant, free to watch

More Info: 882-7444 or www.pushupandup.org

Bulls Bay Nature Festival

What: The Sewee Center will host live music, food, kids' activities, kayaking trips, hikes and more, followed by a presentation by naturalist Rudy Mancke.

When: 9 a.m.-7 p.m. May 17

Where: Sewee Visitor and Environmental Education Center, 5821 N. Highway 17, Awendaw

Price: Free

More Info: 928-3368 or www.bullsbaynaturefestival.org

Plant Sale

What: Cypress gardens will host a plant sale with more than 2,000 plants available for purchase. Cash only.

When: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. May 17

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

Price: Various

More Info: 553-0515 or www.cypressgardens.info

Indigo Dying Workshop

What: Participants will learn how to dye t-shirts, followed by a tour of the park and discussion of indigo's local history. Registration is required and participants should bring a shirt to dye.

When: 10 a.m. May 17

Where: Old Towne Creek County Park, 1400 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: $15 general, $12 Charleston County residents

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

Water Safety Festival

What: Dorchester County EMS will host kids' activities, live music, health screenings and more along with safety tips for summer and water activities.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17

Where: Dorchester County Service Complex, 500 N. Main St., Summerville

Price: Free

More Info: www.facebook.com/DorchesterCountyEMS

Rice Planting Demo

What: Costumed interpreters will explain and demonstrate rice planting using colonial era planting techniques.

When: 10 a.m.-Noon and 1-3 p.m. May 17

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Free with general admission

More Info: 556-6020 or www.middletonplace.org

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

Sculpture in the South

What: This art show and sale will feature live music, kids' activities, sculpting demonstrations and more.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. May 17

Where: Azalea Park, 118 W. 5th S. St., Summerville

Price: $5 one-day pass, $7 two-day pass

More Info: 851-7800 or www.sculptureinthesouth.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

Old-Time Photography

What: Douglas Carr Cunningham will lead a tour of "Beyond the Darkroom: Photography in the 21st Century" followed by portrait photography and a darkroom session.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $45 nonmembers, $40 members

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

Obstacle Course Run

What: This fun run and walk will feature 12 obstacles spread over two miles, hosted by reFORM Studios.

When: 10 a.m. May 17

Where: reFORM Studios, 1081-B E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 284-3340 or www.facebook.com/reFORMStudiosPersonalTraining

Safe Boating Week

What: Part of National Safe Boating Week, Coast Guard, Department of Natural Resources and other agencies will offer tips and demonstrations for recreational boaters.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 17

Where: Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: www.live.cgaux.org

Spring Book Sale

What: Thousands of books will be on sale for prices ranging from 50 cents to $1.

When: 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. May 17

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

Price: Free

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

Football Training

What: This non-contact football clinic for youth ages 15-18 provides specific wide receiver and defensive training with Curtis Jackson, former wide receiver with the New England Patriots and Keith Izlar, former linebacker with SC State University.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17

Where: Jerry Blackwell Sports Complex, Gahagan Park, 515 W. Boundary St., Summerville

Price: $100

More Info: 771-0107 or www.facebook/stacknpaperprinting

Adventure Sampler

What: Participants can try kayaking, climbing, slacklining, stand up paddle boarding, archery and more.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 17

Where: Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids under 13

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

Walterboro Art Festival

What: The Walterboro Antiques, History and Art Festival will feature antiques dealers and appraisals, local art exhibitions, home tours and a tractor parade.

When: 11 a.m. May 17

Where: Colleton Museum and Farmers Market, 506 E. Washington St.

Price: Free

More Info: 549-0011 or www.cm-fm.org

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

'Princess Sophia'

What: A princess and fairytale rejects rescue a prince in "The Life and Times of Princess Sophia," presented by the Charleston Acting Studio Youth Advanced Performance troupe.

When: Noon and 3 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $10 adults, $8 students and kids

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

Backyard BBQ Bash

What: This block party event will feature grilling, local craft beer and live music by The Bushels with a raffle for a Big Green Egg to benefit Feed the Need.

When: Noon-5 p.m. May 17

Where: Ted's Butcherblock, 334 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5 for raffle tickets, $20 for five tickets

More Info: 577-0094 or www.tedsbutcherblock.com

Charleston Beer Garden

What: This pop-up beer festival will feature live music, a beer olympics, homebrews and more.

When: Noon-8 p.m. May 17

Where: Brittlebank Park, 1 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: www.charlestonbeergarden.com

Plant Swap

What: Participants will exchange potted and labeled plants at this event hosted by the City of Charleston Garden Club. Each individual can swap up to 25 plants.

When: 1-3 p.m. May 17

Where: Hampton Park Cafe, Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 720-3862 or www.charleston-sc.gov

'The French are Coming'

What: Costumed interpreters will discuss the historic plan to defend the Lowcountry during the French and Indian War.

When: 1-4 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $5 adults, $2 kids

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

Art in the Park

What: Artist Kay Schneider will lead a beginners' painting workshop. Materials are provided.

When: 1-4 p.m. May 17

Where: Hampton Plantation State Park, 1950 Rutledge Road, McClellanville

Price: $55

More Info: 546-9361 or www.southcarolinaparks.com

'Mansfield Park' Book Discussion

What: An open book discussion of "Mansfield Park" as part of this meeting of the local chapter of the Jane Austen Society of North America.

When: 1:30 p.m. May 17

Where: Berkeley Electric Cooperative, 3351 Maybank Highway, Johns Island

Price: Free

More Info: 406-4735 or www.facebook.com/groups/janeaustenincharleston

DIY Festival

What: This festival celebrating the "do-it-yourself" spirit will feature exhibits, lectures, hands-on demonstrations, live music and more.

When: 2-5 p.m. May 17

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

Price: Free

More Info: 805-6930 or www.ccpl.org

Central Mosque of Charleston Open House

What: The Central Mosque of Charleston will host an interfaith open house and discussion entitled "Demystifying the Quran and the Shariah."

When: 2:30-4:30 p.m. May 17

Where: Central Mosque of Charleston, 1082 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 720-8614 or www.charlestonmuslims.com

Block and Roll Festival

What: An all day celebration of Elliotborough with live music, food trucks, a beer garden and more, presented by D'Allesandro's Pizza.

When: 3-9 p.m. May 17

Where: D'Allesandro's Pizza, 229 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 853-6337

Benefit Fish Fry

What: The church's men's club will host a fish fry fundraiser with fried flounder, sides and more.

When: 4-8 p.m. May 17

Where: St. Andrews Parish United Methodist Church, 3225 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $8 adults, $5 kids under 13

More Info: 766-1080 or www.sapumc.com

Salsa Bootcamp

What: This Salsa dancing workshop will be followed by a Latin dancing social, hosted by Salseros of Charleston.

When: 4 p.m. May 17

Where: The Mall Fitness Center, 1664 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: $25 bootcamp only, $30 bootcamp and social

More Info: www.facebook.com/chslatindance

Adventurer Lecture

What: Author and traveler Harry Farthing will discuss his novel "Summit" and his quest to climb Mount Everest. Registration is required.

When: 5 p.m. May 17

Where: The Backpacker, 608-D Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 849-3482 or www.harryfarthing.com/events.html

'Church Street Daughters of the Late Unpleasantness'

What: High society women find themselves investigating a murder.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $24 adult, $22 students and military, $15 kids under 13

More Info: www.charlestonmysteries.com

'A Carolina Ceilidh'

What: Choral Arts Experience presents a concert highlighting the Gaelic and Celtic influences found in American folk music.

When: 7-8 p.m. May 17

Where: Bishop England High School, 363 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

Price: $9.50 advance, $12 at the door, $5 students

More Info: 408-1106 or www.caexperience.org

Shaggin' on the Cooper

What: Part of a monthly shag dancing series with live music.

When: 7 p.m. May 17

Where: Mount Pleasant Pier, 71 Harry M. Hallman Jr. Blvd.

Price: $10 general, $8 Charleston County residents

More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com

Folk Concert

What: Letters to Abigail will perform folk, Americana and blues music to benefit Charleston-area elementary schools.

When: 7:30 p.m. May 17

Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15

More Info: 723-4617 or www.charlestonuu.org

'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 17

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

Cirque du Soleil

What: This combination concert and acrobatic performance pays tribute to Michael Jackson in "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour."

When: 8 p.m. May 17

Where: North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive

Price: $45-125

More Info: 529-5000 or www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com

Jeanne Robertson

What: Comedian Jeanne Robertson presents "FABulously Funny."

When: 8 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $35-55

More Info: 853-2252 or www.charlestonmusichall.com

'1963'

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

When: 8 p.m. May 17

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

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

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

'Princess Charming'

What: A fearless optimist realizes her Prince Charming may never arrive in this off-beat, one-woman comedy musical.

When: 10 p.m. May 17

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

Price: $8

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

BBQ Anniversary

What: Home Team BBQ Sullivan's Island celebrates its 5th year anniversary with live music by High Falutin' and Gracie Curran.

When: 10 p.m. May 17

Where: Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ, 2209 Middle St., Sullivan's Island

Price: $5

More Info: 883-3131 or www.hometeambbq.com