What: This three-day festival will feature a challenge course, climbing wall, lake paddling, live music and more.

When: 8 a.m.-9 p.m. April 11

Where: James Island County Park, 871 Riverland Drive

Price: Various

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

What: This three-day festival will feature a parade, rolling-in-the-grits contest, beauty pageant, live music, grits eating contest and more.

When: 9 a.m.-9 p.m. April 11

Where: World Grits Festival, 110 S. Parler Ave., St. George

Price: Free

More Info: www.worldgritsfestival.com

What: Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach will hold an open house for those interested in volunteering.

When: 10 a.m.-Noon April 11

Where: Our Lady of Mercy Community Outreach Services, 1684 Brownswood Road, Johns Island

Price: Free

More Info: 559-4109 or www.olmoutreach.org

What: This plant sale and gardening festival with workshops and demonstrations will also feature an opening party with live entertainment, cocktails and a window box design contest.

When: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. April 11

Where: Wragg Square Park, 342 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 579-9922 or www.chashortsoc.org

What: Gently used purses will be on sale to benefit March of Dimes. Purchases are with cash only.

When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. April 11

Where: MUSC Horseshoe, 169 Ashley Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 792-2112 or www.marchofdimes.com

What: Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church will offer homemade soups, sandwiches, desserts and more along with crafts, antiques and used books to benefit local missions.

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 11

Where: Yeamans Park Presbyterian Church, 5931 Murray Ave., Hanahan

Price: Various

More Info: 744-2268 or www.yppc.org

What: Wet Willie's will debut two new sugar-free daiquiris along with other specials, raffles and more to benefit the American Diabetes Association.

When: 11 a.m.-2 a.m. April 11

Where: Wet Willie's, 209 East Bay St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 853-5650 or www.wetwillies.com

What: Five Kiawah homes and their owners' private art collections will be open to visitors. Proceeds will benefit the Gibbes Museum's outreach and education programs.

When: 1-5 p.m. April 11

Where: Kiawah Island Parkway, Kiawah Island

Price: $55

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

What: The Garden Club of Charleston will offer self-guided tours of private homes and gardens, with refreshments served in one of the gardens.

When: 1-4 p.m. (tour) and 2-5 p.m. (refreshments) April 11

Where: Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $45

More Info: 406-7626 or www.thegardenclubofcharleston.org

What: This fundraiser party with games, bowling, drink specials and more will benefit the Pulsera Project to help youth in Nicaragua.

When: 4-7 p.m. April 11

Where: The Alley, 131 Columbus St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 640-3293 or www.pulseraproject.org

What: More than a dozen folk groups will perform at this two-day festival.

When: 5-10 p.m. April 11

Where: Sewee Outpost, 4853 N. Highway 17, Mount Pleasant

Price: $28

More Info: 928-3493 or www.whatthefolkfest.org

What: This kids-only event will feature arts and crafts, a movie, a pizza dinner and more activities.

When: 5-10 p.m. April 11

Where: James Island Recreation Complex, 1088 Quail Drive

Price: $20

More Info: 795-5678

What: There will be a release party to celebrate the new Chucktown Follicle Brown beer collaboration between Holy City Brewing and the Holy City Beard and Moustache Society.

When: 5-8 p.m. April 11

Where: Holy City Brewing, 4155 Dorchester Road, North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 225-6089 or www.holycitybrewing.com

What: Triple B Booster Club will host a fish fry to benefit Bishop England High School athletics.

When: 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 11

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

Price: $10

More Info: 910-231-7012 or www.behs.com

What: Shrimp City Slim will perform, with food and beverages available for purchase.

When: 6-9 p.m. April 11

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

Price: Free

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

What: Palmetto Brewing will host live music by Liz Longley, Caroline Glaser and Swampcandy presented by Awendaw Green.

When: 6-9 p.m. April 11

Where: Palmetto Brewing Co., 289 Huger St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 937-0903 or www.palmettobrewery.com

What: Dee Norton Lowcountry Children's Center presents an outdoor screening of "The Jungle Book" with carnival games, kids' activities and more.

When: 6 p.m. April 11

Where: Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 723-3600 or www.dnlcc.org

What: This trunk show will feature recycled clothing, jewelry and more along with a DJ, tarot card reader and makeovers.

When: 6-10 p.m. April 11

Where: Tivoli Studios and Garden, 656 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: www.urbangypsytrunkshow.com

What: The Charleston Horticultural Society will host a night of live music, comedy and garden-inspired cocktails.

When: 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 11

Where: GrowFood Carolina Warehouse, 990 Morrison Drive

Price: $55

More Info: 579-9922 or www.chashortsoc.org/events-tours/garden-of-gin.html

What: Local and national artists will present and discuss their work followed by refreshments. Registration is required.

When: 7-10 p.m. April 11

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $30

More Info: 508-221-0064 or www.aucoeuracademy.com

What: A screening of "2 Autumns, 3 Winters," a French romantic comedy presented by Alliance Francaise.

When: 7 p.m. April 11

Where: MUSC Basic Science Building, 173 Ashley Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $5 nonmembers, $3 members and students

More Info: 235-6447 or www.a-f-charleston.com

What: The CSU Choral Ensembles and Wind Ensemble will perform "The Passion" featuring Holsinger's Easter Symphony as well as various Lenten and Easter anthems.

When: 7 p.m. April 11

Where: Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, Charleston Southern University, 9200 University Blvd., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 863-7966 or www.csuniv.edu

What: A kid-friendly musical version of the classic fairytale presented by SPROUTS Musical Theatre.

When: 7 p.m. April 11

Where: Creative Spark Arts Center, 757 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 advance, $12 at the door

More Info: 881-3780 or www.creativespark.org

What: A memoir writer threatens to expose her family's darkest secrets.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 11

Where: Pure Theatre, 477 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $18-30

More Info: 723-4444 or www.puretheatre.org

What: The musical story of George Gershwin and DuBose Heyward's work on "Porgy and Bess," presented by Charleston Stage.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 11

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

Price: $38.50 adults, $36.50 seniors, $22.50 students and military

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

What: A girl escapes into a fantasy world following the death of her teenage sister. Presented by the College of Charleston Department of Theatre and Dance.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 11

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philips St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 adults, $10 seniors and C of C students

More Info: 953-5604 or theatre.cofc.edu

What: Three childhood friends reunite at a fishing pier and reminisce about old times.

When: 8 p.m. April 11

Where: The Flowertown Players, 133 S. Main St., Summerville?Price: $20-25

More Info: 875-9251 or www.flowertownplayers.org/catfish

What: This burlesque show with sideshow feats, illusions, sword dancing and more will be followed by an after-party featuring members of the cast.

When: 8 p.m. April 11

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

Price: $25 general, $35 with after-party, $45 VIP

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

What: Six teams will compete in the first of three preliminary rounds in this improv comedy tournament, with a chance for audience members to join the competition.

When: 8 p.m. April 11

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

Price: $10

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

What: Contestants will compete for cash and prizes in this lip sync show.

When: 8 p.m. April 11

Where: Woolfe Street Playhouse, 34 Woolfe St., downtown Charleston

Price: $7 advance, $10 at the door

More Info: 856-1579 or www.woolfestreetplayhouse.com

What: A young woman turns the tables on a would-be rapist.

When: 9 p.m. April 11

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

Price: $10-15

More Info: 722-4487 or www.footlightplayers.net