Today ‘Forks Over Knives’ Free Screening
What: The Terrace is hosting a free screening of a feature film that claims that “most, if not all, degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.” The first 50 guests of each screening will receive a gift bag provided by Whole Foods and Stella Nova. There will be tastings, door prizes, a raffle and expert speakers after each screening. This event is hosted by The Trip Page Education Initiative, committed to growing aware, responsible and giving individuals.
When: 11 a.m., 5 p.m., 7:30 p.m.
Where: The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Hwy.
Price: Free More Info: 469-2835
Tuesday International Piano Series
What: Ilana Vered, from Israel, has collaborated with many orchestras and conductors worldwide, and released numerous recordings that have received great critical acclaim. Her program includes Mozart, Haydn, Chopin, Faure and Ravel. She will be joined by Enrique Graf for the two-piano version of Ravel’s La Valse.
When: 8-9:30 p.m. Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.
Price: $20 More Info: 953-6575 or internationalpianoseries.org
Wednesday Lowcountry Wingapalooza
What: More than a dozen restaurants will compete for the title ‘Best Wings,’ and guests will help judge. Beer and soda will be available for sale. The band The 3 Dudes will perform and everyone is encouraged to participate in several wing-eating contests. Proceeds will benefit Eagle Harbor Ranch, a home that provides shelter to low-risk boys who have been removed from their parents by DSS due to abuse and neglect.
When: 5-9 p.m. Where: Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St.
Price: $15-$20 at the door More Info: 688-5995 or www.lowcountrywingapalooza.com
Thursday Upper King Spring Design Walk
What: Toast the release of a new kitchen concept and collection, meet celebrated bladesmith Quinton Middleton and enjoy specialty cocktails and dishes. Haute Design will host a fundraising reception for their Ronald McDonald House project. Michael Mitchell Gallery will host an art opening, Morris Sokol Furniture will host a reception and restaurants on Upper King Street will welcome Design Walk attendees.
When: 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m. Where: Siematic Kitchen Showroom, 444 King St.
More Info: 724-5838 Friday Colonial Day
What: Celebrate National Park Week with a day of living history. Colonial Day features craftsmen in period dress demonstrating rice-pounding, indigo-dyeing and iron-smithing. The Carolina Ladies Aid Society will demonstrate domestic arts such as spinning, weaving and quilting. Visitors can play a game of historic cricket, participate in musket-drills and African drumming and listen to Gullah storytelling and dramatic presentations on Eliza Lucas Pinckney and Founding Father Charles Pinckney.
When: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, 1254 Long Point Road
Price: Free Food Truck Festival and Summer Supply Drive
What: Crisis Ministries is rounding up six food trucks for a festival and summer supplies drive behind the shelter on Walnut Street. Geechee Island, Roti Rolls, HELLO My Name is BBQ, Diggity Doughnuts, Magic Cheese Truck and Happy Camper Snowballs will serve lunch to attendees who are encouraged to bring summer supplies such as deodorant and sunscreen, to donate.
When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Where: Crisis Ministries, 573 Meeting St.
More Info: 723-9477 Saturday
Fam Jam What: Families can enjoy competing in a series of fun-filled physical challenges, listening to live music from the Electric Company, watching performances by local school groups, playing on a climbing wall and jump castles and more.
Where: Marion Square Park, Calhoun St. and King St.
Price: Free More Info: 853-8962 or www.explorecml.org
Cinebarre Flea Market What: Cinebarre will host a flea market with arts, crafts, etc. for sale. Food and drink will be available.
When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Where: Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 216-2690 or www.cinebarre.com
Charleston Dance Project Presents ‘Ebb And Flow’
What: This “enchanting portrayal of life’s natural balance through human movement and dance” will feature musical accompaniment by Entropy Ensemble and a special guest performance by Revolve Aerial Dance. There will be a VIP Champagne and Dessert Reception following the show, with entertainment by What If? Productions.
Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.
Price: $15-35 More Info: 637-4722 or www.dancefxcharleston.com
Sunday Annual Teddy Bear Picnic
What: Join the Charleston Parks Conservancy for its annual Teddy Bear Picnic. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy live music and entertainment. Children can participate in activities such as a dunking booth, face painting, a bubble factory and craft stations for making crowns, decorating cookies and planting seeds.
When: 1-3:30 p.m. Where: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 724-5003 or www.charlestonparksconservancy.org