Things to Do Thursday, February 12, 2015

File/AP Photo Celebrate the festival season and Charleston’s Jazz history New Orleans-style as Mardi Gras heats up Beaufain Street this evening in downtown Charleston.

What: This one-hour class will help you prepare a romantic dinner for that special someone.

When: noon

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $30

More Info: Click here.

What: Jericho Arts presents an exhibition of contemporary abstracts in “Order & Disorder,” featuring artists Kristy Bishop, Matthew Shoemaker Dietz, Kelly MacDonald, Jeremy Pelt, Christine Bush Roman, J. Powers Shepard and James Wine. There will be an opening reception and party.

When: 6-9 p.m.

Where: Jericho Arts, 815 Savannah Highway, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: Click here.

What: Stroll the historic district with pirates and colonial rogues, visit Charleston’s favorite tavern and hear the history of Charleston that you won’t hear on other tours.

When: 6:30 p.m.

Where: Washington Square Park, 74 Broad Street, downtown Charleston

Price: $20

More Info: Click here.

What: Steve Simon & The Kings of Jazz perform live music at Barsa every Thursday night.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: Barsa Tapas Restaurant & Lounge, King & Line Streets, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: Click here.

What: Charles Condomine is happily married to his second wife, Ruth, until a seance brings back the ghost of his first wife, Elvira, who vies with Ruth for his attention.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Simons Center, Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 Saint Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15

More Info: Click here.

What: Celebrate the Jazz history of Charleston and the festivities of New Orleans. Free drinks from Palmetto Brewing Company and Firefly are included with ticket. Food trucks, including Smoke and Sweet Lulu's Bakery on Wheels, will be available. Free dance lessons with the Hot Jazz Dance Club will begin at 6:30.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St., downtown Charleston

Price: $35

More Info: Click here.