James Island Bird Walks

What: Birding experts will help identify and count songbirds, birds of prey, wading birds, and others found in the park's diverse habitats.

When: 8 a.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $1 gate admission

More Info: charlestoncountyparks.com

Charleston Summer Classic

What: The Charleston Summer Classics horse shows will feature a multitude of rings, great footing and permanent stabling greet show participants. The Classic Company will host two Grand Prix in addition to its roster of hunter, jumper and equitation events. Activities vary daily.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Mullet Hall Equestrian Center, Johns Island County Park, 2662 Mullet Hall Road

Price: Free

More Info: 768-5867 or classiccompany.com or ccprc.com

Charleston Strolls

What: Featured in Southern Living, New York Times, and AAA, this two-hour tour is an overview of Charleston's rich history, antebellum homes, architecture, gardens and culture. Reservations recommended.

when: 10 a.m. and 2 p.m.

Where: The Mills House Hotel, 115 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20

More Info: 722-8687 or charlestonstrolls.com

North Charleston Farmers Market

What: The North Charleston Farmers Market, located on the grounds of historic Park Circle, will include local farmers and food vendors, plants, crafts, live music and more.

When: Noon-7 p.m.

Where: Park Circle, 4800 Park Circle, North Charleston

more info: facebook.com/NoChasFarmersMarket

Yappy Hour

What: Join in after work at the off-leash dog park for live music from local jam/alternative/folk rock party band Calhoun's Calling with beverages available for purchase.

When: 4-8 p.m.

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: $1 park admission

More Info: charlestoncountyparks.com/yappyhour

Recreation Skating

What: The Hampton Park loop will be closed to motor vehicle traffic to allow people to skate, bike, jog or walk around the loop.

When: 6-8 p.m. July 10

Where: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Race The Landing

What: Enjoy a scenic run and refreshments during the "Race the Landing" summer series at the Charles Towne Landing historic site in West Ashley. Following the race, there's a themed party with music, food and drinks. Races include kids' fun runs (ranging from 100 feet to 200 yards, depending on age), as well as a 5K. Pre-registration is recommended..

When: 6:15 p.m. kids ages 10 years and younger; 7 p.m. all other participants

Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: Early-bird registrations are $10 per child and $30 per adult ($12 and $35, respectively, for regular registration)

More Info: 852-4200 or RaceTheLanding.com