What: You and your pup are invited after work for live music from Dave Landeo, beverages and the Cast Iron food truck. All dogs must remain on leash. No outside alcohol or coolers permitted.
when: 5-8 p.m.
Where: Palmetto Islands County Park, 444 Needlerush Parkway, Mount Pleasant
Price: Free with regular gate admission.
More Info: 795-4386 or www.ccprc.com
What: Fear No Easel will lead an outdoor step-by-step painting session. Registration is required and supplies and wine will be provided.
When: 6-8 p.m.
Where: Old Towne Creek County Park, 1400 Old Towne Road, Charleston
Price: $48 general; $40 Charleston County residents
More Info: 795-4386 or charlestoncountyparks.com
What: This premiere screening of "When the Bough Breaks," a documentary on the S.C. education system and the state's comparatively low literacy rates, will benefit Begin With Books.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Copeland Auditorium, Grimsley Hall, The Citadel, 171 Moultrie St., downtown Charleston
What: The last in this concert series from the Summerville Community Orchestra will feature the best of Billy Joel, Finlandia . Rossini The Thieving Magpie, Weber Clarinet Concerto #1 with Charles Messersmith, Tchaikovsky Festival Coronation and Capriccio Italian.
When: 6:30 p.m. pre-concert talk, 7:30 p.m. concert
Where: Northwood Baptist Church, 2200 Greenridge Road, North Charleston
Price: $10; free for ages under 18 years
More Info: 873-5339 or summervilleorchestra.com
What: Lowcountry blues and original songs from Shrimp City Slim with Juke Joint Johnny, Steve Hardy and Brian Widlowski on the Blues & BBQ Harbor Cruise, with a buffet from Fiery Ron's Home Team BBQ.
When: 6:30 p.m.
Where: Carolina Queen (boat), City Marina, 17 Lockwood Drive, downtown Charleston
more info: 888-224-5037 or charlestonharbortours.com
What: A grouchy ogre and sassy donkey rescue a princess in this musical version of the animated film "Shrek," presented by West Ashley High School's The Drama Studio.
When: 7 p.m.
Where: West Ashley High School auditorium, 4060 Wildcat Blvd., Charleston
More Info: 573-1201 ext. 5213 or westashleyhigh.ccsdschools.com/faculty___staff_directory/fine_arts_/the_drama_studio
What: This Young Professionals Reception will feature food, drink, music with special guest Sen. Lindsey Graham.
When: 7 p.m. May 22
Where: Liberty Tap Room, 1028 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant
Price: Free, but reservations required.
more info: lindseygraham.com/yp-charleston