Things to Do Friday, April 3, 2015

File/Grace Beahm Check out College of Charleston student artwork at tonight's Young Contemporaries exhibit opening.

What: Master Gardners will collect soil sample to be sent off for testing. Bring two cups of dry soil.

When: 9 a.m.

Where: Central True Value, 309 Rembert C. Dennis Blvd., Moncks Corner

Price: $6

More Info: 761-8588

What: The Pinta and the Nina, reproductions of Christopher Columbus’ ships, will be open for tours in Charleston. The Nina was built completely by hand and without the use of power tools. The Pinta is a larger version of the Nina.

When: April 2-12

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

Price: Free for children under 4; $6 for students ages 5 to 16; $7 for senior citizens; $8 for adults.

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What: Ted’s Butcherblock offers Friday dinners and wine tastings, featuring a specially selected menu with a homemade dessert for $20. The menu will change weekly, updated on the website. Alternatively, a custom-grilled dinner will be available for purchase. The wine tastings feature four selections from Ted’s newly curated selection of boutique wines, in exchange for a $5 donation to the shop’s quarterly charity partner. Reservations are suggested for the dinner, but not required.

When: 5-8 p.m.

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

Price: $5-$20

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What: Each spring, current College of Charleston students are eligible to submit their recent work to Young Contemporaries, giving them an opportunity to have their work chosen by a nationally prominent juror and displayed in a professional gallery setting. For the 2015 Young Contemporaries, visiting artist Lawren Alice has been chosen to select the student works for the exhibition. There will be sodas provided by Cannonborough Beverage Company.

When: 5 p.m. opening; 6 p.m. award ceremony

Where: Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, 161 Calhoun St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Celebrate Easter weekend with three free events perfect for all ages, April 3 through 5. Kick off the weekend on Friday with a free concert featuring Rubberband on the Village Green. On Saturday, there will be an Easter Festival with free children’s activities, including a jump castle, an inflatable obstacle course, a mechanical bull, face painting and spring crafts. Finally, on Sunday, there will be a casual, nondenominational Easter Service.

When: : 6-9 p.m. Rubberband concert April 3; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Easter Festival April 4; 9:30 a.m. Easter Service April 5

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

Price: Free

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What: “Tape,” presented by Threshold, is highly charged microscopic look at friendship.

When: 8 p.m. April 2-4;

Where: Threshold Repertory Theatre, 841/2 Society St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 student; $20 senior; $25 adult

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