What: Learn about South Carolina's state reptile, the loggerhead sea turtle. Pre-registration required.
When: 10:30 a.m. Aug. 8
Where: Kiawah Beachwalker Park, 8 Beachwalker Drive, Kiawah Island
Challenge Course Day
What: Participants can take on a ropes course with suspended cables, a zip line and more.
When: 3 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive
What: History of local pubs, pirates, patriots, police, priests, prostitutes and more on this stroll through some of Charleston's favorite taverns, as a period-dressed guide tells stories of early drinking habits, Prohibition-era criminals and the historical oddities of the Holy City.
When: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 8
Where: Charles Towne Pub Stroll, 78 Broad St., downtown Charleston
Home Run Derby
What: The Wounded Warriors Softball Tournament Home Run Derby is the inaugural Mayor's Trophy Tournament from Pro Performance Athletics and Friday night's festivities will include a home run derby, bouncy houses, a dunk tank, BBQ, concessions and more.
When: 6 p.m. Aug. 8 (continuing Aug. 9-10)
Where: Jones Center, 391 Egypt Road, Mount Pleasant
Price: $3 admission fee toward honoring local soldier Nick Riccio and the Wounded Warrior Project
Hootie And The Blowfish
What: A very popular rock band particularly in the 90s, Hootie and the Blowfish, originally of South Carolina, will perform at the Family Circle Stadium.
When: 7 p.m. Aug. 8
Where: Family Circle Stadium, 161 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston
Price: Vary per seat
'Romeo and Juliet'
What: An intimate black box production of Shakespeare's classic tragedy.
When: 8 p.m. July 31-Aug. 2
Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 84 1/2 Society St.
What: 34 West Theatre presents "Doo Wops and Beauty Shops," an original musical comedy about Sally's going to the chapel but Ed's all shook up about it. This is the company's first show in its new venue.
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 8, daily times vary through Sept. 30
Where: 34 West Theater Co., 200 Meeting St., downtown Charleston
What: A production of Broadway's big musical comedy that centers around teenager Tracy Turnblad as she pursues her dreams to dance on television and make an impact on the racially segregated 1960s Baltimore.
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 1
Where: Flowertown Players, 133 S Main St, Summerville
'Don't Dress for Dinner'
What: Bernard's plans for a romantic rendezvous with his chic Parisian mistress are complete with a gourmet caterer and an alibi courtesy of his friend, Robert. But when Bernard's wife learns that Robert will be visiting for the weekend, she decides to stay in town for a surprise tryst of her own, setting the stage for a collision course of mistaken identities, infidelities and plot twists. The cook is Suzette, the lover is Suzanne, the friend is bewildered, the wife is suspicious and the husband is losing his mind in this romp through the French countryside.
When: 8 p.m. Aug. 7-9 and 14-16; 3 p.m. Aug. 10 and 17
Where: The Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St., downtown Charleston
Price: $30 adult; $27 senior/military; $20 student