Charleston Christian School Open House

What: Charleston Christian School (K4-8th grade) will hold an open house for prospective parents and students.

When: 9-11 a.m. June 4

Where: Charleston Christian School, 2234 Plainview Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 556-4480 or www.charlestonchristian.org

Festival of Churches and Synagogues

What: This walking tour will cover the history and architecture of Charleston's churches and synagogues. Reservations are required. Part of Piccolo Spoleto.

When: 9 a.m. June 4

Where: Washington Square Park, 78 Broad St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: 577-2947 or www.broadstreettours.com

Gardening Class

What: Staff members with Browns-wood Nursery will teach the basics of pruning, planting and other gardening tips and tricks.

When: 10-11 a.m. June 4

Where: James Island Recreation Complex, 1088 Quail Drive

Price: $10

More Info: 795-5678 or www.rectrac.charleston-sc.gov

Tea Time Treasures

What: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church hosts an artisan craft boutique with handmade gift and decor items.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 4

Where: St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 405 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 579-0420 or www.charlestonteatime.org

Early Connections

What: Toddlers under age 3 and their caregivers will explore math, science, literature and the arts.

When: 10 a.m. Wednesdays

Where: Children's Museum of the Lowcountry, 25 Ann St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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

Bank of America Chamber Music

What: This twice-daily concert series features 11 programs performed by the festival's roster of artists.

When: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $15+

More Info: 722-2764 or www.spoletousa.org

Tea Room and Church Mouse Boutique

What: Grace Episcopal Church will serve a homemade Lowcountry lunch with live music and local art on display. Gifts are available for purchase.

When: 11:30 a.m.-3 p.m. June 4

Where: Grace Episcopal Church, 98 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 723-8587 or www.gracechurchcharleston.org/tea-room

'Sound of Charleston'

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

When: 2 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $28

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Early Music Series

What: Chatham Baroque will perform works by Bach, Vivaldi and more along with early classical works from France, Spain and Latin America.

When: 3 p.m. June 4

Where: Huguenot Church, 136 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $21

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Ilona Jantti

What: Finnish aerialist challenges the boundaries of movement in a program featuring animated projections, trapeze and aerial ballet.

When: 3 p.m. and 8 p.m. June 4

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, College of Charleston, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25+

More Info: 722-2764 or www.spoletousa.org

Rising Stars Series

What: The Rising Stars series showcases theatre, dance and music performances as well as creative writing and visual arts by S.C. students ages 9-18.

When: 4-5 p.m. June 4

Where: Auditorium, St. Matthew's Lutheran Church, 1 Vanderhorst St., downtown Charleston

Price: $6

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Italian Wine Tasting

What: Indaco will host a special tasting of 8-10 Italian varietals with small bites served. Each of the wines served will be available for purchase.

When: 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 4

Where: Indaco, 526 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

More Info: 727-1228

Messing About in Boats

What: An open kayaking session. Participants should request kayak rentals in advance.

When: 5 p.m. June 4

Where: Trophy Lakes, 3050 Marlin Road, Johns Island

Price: $20 with rental, $5 with your own kayak

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

Hakon Kornstad

What: Norwegian jazz saxophonist and opera tenor creates one-man harmonies using a looping device.

When: 5 p.m. June 4

Where: Albert Simons Center for the Arts, 54 Saint Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35+

More Info: 722-2764 or www.spoletousa.org

'Out of the Rose'

What: A modern dance and spoken word interpretation of the William Yeats poem, presented by Annex Dance Company.

When: 6 p.m. June 4

Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St., downtown Charleston

Price: $16

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

'Mrs. John Marsh'

What: A one-woman comedy account of the life of the reclusive author of Gone With the Wind in "Mrs. John Marsh: The World Knew Her as Margaret Mitchell."

When: 6 p.m. June 4

Where: Theatre 220, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 general, $17 seniors and students

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Garden Wine Stroll

What: Middleton Place will offer samples of wines while guests explore the plantation gardens.

When: 6-8 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $20 advance, $25 at the door

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

Sundown Poetry Series

What: As part of Piccolo Spoleto, local and national poets and authors will read selections of their works.

When: 6:30 p.m. June 4

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

Price: Free

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

'Firebird'

What: A mythical bird and a prince battle an evil sorcerer to free a princess in this classic Russian ballet, presented by Charleston City Ballet.

When: 7 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $28 reserved, $26 general, $15 kids

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Haunted Jail Tour

What: A walking tour of what many believe to be Charleston's most haunted building. Reservations are required.

When: 7 p.m., 8 p.m., 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. Daily

Where: Old City Jail, 21 Magazine St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20

More Info: 722-8687 or www.bulldogtours.com

'The Pit'

What: A newlywed couple deal with married life and the bottomless pit that opened up in their bedroom in this surreal comedy. Part of Piccolo Fringe.

When: 7 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $16

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

'Facing Goya'

What: Sci-fi, art history and a little conspiracy theory mix to challenge how people treat one another in this 21st-century opera.

When: 7:30 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $25+

More Info: 722-2764 or www.spoletousa.org

'Heist, Heist Baby'

What: Bumbling criminals try to rob a bank in this comic caper.

When: 8 p.m. June 4

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

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

More Info: 937-6453 or www.charlestonmysteries.com

'Mark Twain's Final Tour'

What: Mark Twain recounts life stories, tall tales and folk stories in a dramatic recreation of his turn-of-the-century world tour.

When: 8 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $24 adults, $20 seniors, students and educators

More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.piccolospoleto.com

Lucinda Williams

What: Louisiana-born singer and guitarist Lucinda Williams performs a blend of rock, folk, blues and country.

When: 8 p.m. June 4

Where: TD Arena, College of Charleston, 301 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25+

More Info: 722-2764 or www.spoletousa.org

Murder Mystery Cruise

What: Professional actors create a participatory 1920s murder mystery. Guests are invited to dress in costume.

When: 8 p.m. June 4

Where: Carolina Queen, City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: $29.95

More Info: 722-1112 or www.charlestonharbortours.com

Starlight Cinema

What: Freshfields Village will host a family-friendly movie night series with outdoor screenings on Wednesday nights. This weeks movie will be "Hook."

When: 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays

Where: Freshfields Village Green, 149 Village Green Lane, Johns Island

Price: Free

More Info: 768-6491 or www.freshfieldsvillage.com

Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company

What: An improv comedy show by the rising stars of the Upright Citizens Brigade. Part of Piccolo Spoleto.

When: 8:30 p.m. June 4

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

Price: $16

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