Things to Do Friday, January 2, 2015

Middleton Place will offer half-price adult admission for Lowcountry residents for Locals Appreciation Month. FILE PHOTO/PROVIDED

What: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum's new exhibit "Invention of Telephone and First Long-Distance System" has two dozen manuscripts on the subject.

when: 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St., downtown Charleston

price: Free

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What: Contra dance to live music in a community-centered atmosphere. No prior partner or experience needed. Music, folk-art, exercise and socializing all-in-one. Fun for all ages.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Advent Lutheran Church, 3347 Rivers Ave., North Charleston

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What: Comedians and Theatre 99 alumni Lauren Krass, Jeremy McLellan, Mike Brocki and Vince Fabra will present "Laughter School Special: Charleston Edition," produced by Krass out of New York.

When: 8 p.m.

Where: Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Road, Charleston

Price: $5

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What: For Locals Appreciation Month, Lowcountry residents can enjoy half-price admission to the gardens and stableyards of Middleton Place with complimentary half-hour garden tours given on the hour.

When: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. daily throughout the month of January

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $14 adults (reduced price)

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