What: “The Road Home” is a one-act play created from accounts of people caught in the maelstrom of the Civil War, all wrapped in music that spurred the hearts of both sides as they fought, prayed and longed for home.
When: 2 p.m. April 22 Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: $20 More Info: 723-3225, ext. 11 or www.schsonline.org
What: The Horton School of Music at Charleston Southern University will present the annual Student Honors Recital. Students featured on the program have been selected by the faculty of the Horton School of Music.
When: 3 p.m. April 22 Where: Charleston Southern University Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, 9200 University Blvd.
Price: Free More Info: 863-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu
What: Author Jenny Hubbard will discuss her book, “Paper Covers Rock.” This coming-of-age story is about a teenage boy who turns to writing poetry after the drowning death of a close friend.
When: 3 p.m. April 22 Where: Main Library, 68 Calhoun St.
What: WINGS for kids will host a special screening of the docu-mentary “Bully.” WINGS staffers will lead a brief discussion on how to prevent kids from being bullied or bullying others. Attendees will also receive a complimentary anti-bullying kit.
When: 4-6 p.m. April 22 Where: The Terrace Theater, 1956 Maybank Highway
Price: $5 More Info: 442-2835 or www.wingsforkids.org
What: Alice Osborn will read from her book, “Unfinished Projects,” at Monday Night Poetry & Music, which is a show of poetry and music with a feature starting the night followed by open mike. Hosted by Jim Lundy.
when: 8-10 p.m. Where: East Bay Meeting House, 159 East Bay St.
What: This College of Charleston Monday Night Concert Series is sponsored by the Department of Music/School of the Arts of the university.
When: 8 p.m. Where: Cathedral of St. Luke and St. Paul, 126 Coming St.
Price: $10 at the door; free for C of C students
More Info: 953-5927 or music.cofc.edu
What: The Upper Dorchester County Historical Society has announced the publication of “Memorial Stones-Cemetery Inscriptions of Upper Dorchester County.”
When: Noon-3 p.m. April 24 Where: Tri-County Chamber of Commerce Building (Klauber), 225 North Parler Ave.
Price: Attendance is free More Info: 696-0155 or www. upperdorchestercountyhistorical society.com
What: Two to three acts of improv comedy for $5. Arrive by 7:30 p.m. for tickets.
When: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St.
Price: $5 More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com
What: Step back in time to the heyday of dancing at Folly Beach and the Grand Strand at the Charleston Museum’s annual fundraiser. Proceeds benefit the beautification of the museum courtyard. Hosted by the Friends and Needed Supporters (FANS) of the Charleston Museum.
When: 6:30-9:30 p.m. April 26 Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.
Price: $75/member, $80/nonmember
More Info: 722-2996, ext. 235 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/event.asp?ID=471
What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra presents a mixed ensemble chamber concert as a part of the Daniel Island Chamber Music series.
When: 7 p.m. April 26 Where: Providence Baptist Church, 294 Seven Farms Drive
Price: $15 More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.org
What: The Charleston Renaissance Ensemble celebrates Shakespeare’s birthday with readings by author Bernard Cornwell and music from the time.
When: 7 p.m. April 26 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $15 More Info: 888-718-4253 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org
What: Experience music of Charleston’s past, from gospel to Gershwin, Civil War and light classics.
When: 7 p.m. April 26 Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
Price: Adults $28, seniors $25, students $16, children 12 and under free
More Info: 270-4903 or www.soundofcharleston.com
What: Presented by the Crabpot Players, this satire of Catholic school life in the 1960s uses four actresses to play the nuns and the first through eighth grade girls at St. George’s School in Yonkers.
When: 7:30 p.m. April 26-28 Where: Pure Theatre, 477 King St.
Price: $15 (students and seniors), $18 (general admission)
More Info: 410-8886 or www.crabpotplayers.com
What: Kathryn Court is president of Penguin Books, one of the world’s most recognizable publishing imprints. Court will discuss two of Penguin’s newest releases.
When: 12:30 p.m. April 27 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $20-$25 More Info: 888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org
What: This month you can see the photography of Jason Benjamin with a slight twist. Lindsey Peterson will add her artistic touch to his photos of local Charleston business owners. Kimberly Whitlock and Brit Mullis also will be displaying their paintings.
When: 6 p.m. April 27 Where: Artisan Tees, 47 Spring St.
What: Robert Ivey Ballet pre- sents “A Spring Celebration.” A collection of classical ballet and lyrical dance will include the third act of “Coppelia,” a story of mistaken identity and a beautiful mechanical doll.
When: 8-9:30 p.m. April 27 and 4-5:30 p.m. April 28
Where: Burke High School Auditorium, 244 President St.
Price: $15 (discounted to $10 for seniors and students)
More Info: 556-1343 or www.robertiveyballet.net
What: Chamber Music Charleston Classical Kids Concert opens with an introduction to the musicians of the string quartet followed by a selection of sing along songs.
When: 1-2 p.m. April 28 Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.
Price: $10 adults, $5 children 3-16, free for children under 3
More Info: 763-4941 or www.chambermusiccharleston.org
What: Art Buzz Kids will be fea- tured at the Bunnies & Bluegrass Festival on the grounds of Firefly & Irvin-House Vineyards. Meet “I Declaire” the miniature cow, hula hoops, balloon artist, authors, crafts, jump castle and food vendors.
When: 1-5 p.m. April 28 Where: Irvin-House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island
Price: $10 per car admission More Info: 388-7857 or www.charlestonwine.com/index.cfm
What: A festival (2-11 p.m.) catered to children and adults featuring live music, face painting, modern dance, live screen printing (don’t forget your T-shirt) beverages and food vendors. The Redux artist’s studios will be open so visitors can talk with the artists, see their work and maybe learn some new techniques.
Where: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston
Price: $10 advance, $12 day of, kids free
What: This orchestra presents performances that utilize five performers, often employing 8-10 gongs onstage as Tatsuya Nakatani conducts the ensemble.
When: 7 p.m. April 28 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $15 More Info: 888-718-4253