Things to Do Tuesday, February 16, 2016

(File/Grace Beahm) CARTA will be holding a meeting at Mount Pleasant Town Hall at 6 p.m. to discuss its Comprehensive Operational Analysis Results with the public.

What: Chabad of Charleston and the Low Country will present its winter session of Mommy and Me with a Jewish Twist, an innovative program for infants and toddlers to explore Jewish themes in a stimulating and creative atmosphere, including music, crafts, multi-sensory experiences and more.

When: 10:30-11:30 a.m.

Where: Chabad of Charleston and the Low Country, 734 York St., Mount Pleasant

Price: $10 per class

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What: Special guided tours focus on camellias throughout the original gardens as well as the “new” camellia garden of the 1950s. Admire hundreds of varieties, including the 1786 Reine des Fleurs, one of the first camellias planted in America. Ticket includes general admission to Middleton Place. Reservations are required. Please call or purchase tickets online.

When: 11 a.m.

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $28 adult; $15 student; $10 age 6-13 years; free age 5 years and younger

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What: Now in its ninth year, this eight-week series, presented by the South Carolina Historical Society, will feature prominent historians discussing topics that range from rice, tobacco, phosphates, culinary delights and the plantation landscape. Today’s lecture: Dr. Shep McKinley, “Stinking Stones and Rocks of Gold: Phosphate, Fertilizer and Industrialization in Postbellum South Carolina.”

When: 6-7 p.m.

Where: First Baptist Church, 61 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: Call 843-723-3225, ext. 111 for individual lecture price ($90 non-member for series; $85 member for series)

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What: Join in for Aidan Donnelley Rowley’s discussion of her highly anticipated novel, “The Ramblers,” which follows a trio of confused souls struggling to find themselves and the way forward in their lives, set against the backdrop of contemporary New York City during the course of one fateful Thanksgiving week. A wine reception and book signing will follow.

when: 6 p.m.

where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St., downtown Charleston

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What: A class focusing on treating birch log taper holders and hand-dipped paraffin wax taper candles.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Candlefish, 71 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: $45

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What: This is the first installment of CARTA's quartet of meetings about the Comprehensive Operational Analysis Results. CARTA would like to hear what the public has to say about the in-depth study of the transit system. The public meeting is designed to both identify strengths and weaknesses while developing recommendations for improvement, along with goals.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant Town Hall Council Chambers, 100 Ann Edwards Lane

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What: Local indie Americana rocker Josh Roberts has taken over the Pour House Deck Residency on Tuesdays, featuring different guests each week in more stripped down and acoustic performances.

When: 6:30-9:30 p.m.

Where: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: Free

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What: A small town flips when a mod rockster helps a shy outcast find her groove. This musical-comedy features 1960s tunes from Motown, the Beach Boys and more.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: 34 West Theater Co., 200 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25

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What: The Lesesne family relationship with Daniel Island began in 1699, when Issac Lesesne was given 171 acres of land on the island and the family plantation supplied Charles Town with many of its goods. The Daniel Island Historical Society will present Dan Lesesne, member of the Society of St. Thomas and St. Denis, who will share his research on the history of his French Huguenot family and the bond to Daniel Island.

when: 7 p.m.

where: The Church of the Holy Cross, 299 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

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What: Award-winning pianist, Robert McDonald, will perform as part of the College of Charleston’s International Piano Series.

When: 7:30 p.m.

Where: Sottile Theater, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $20 general, free for CofC students and ages 18 years and younger

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What: A family-friendly and high-energy party where you guess song titles, artists and release dates to win prizes.

When: 7:30-10 p.m.

Where: Creekside Kitchen and Brew House, 2552 Savannah Highway, Charleston

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What: Take a shot on the stage or listen to others at blues open mic night.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Planet Follywood, 32 Center St.

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What: Tequila tastings along with other food specials and open mic night.

When: 9 p.m.

Where: Cumberland Smokehouse, 5 Cumberland St., downtown Charleston

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