What: This exhibition showcases a collection of photographs documenting African-American folk gardens by fine art photographer Vaughn Sills.
When: On view through Sept. 9
Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Price: Museum admission is $9 for adults; $7 for seniors, students and military; $5 for children 6-12; free for members and children under 6
More Info: 722-2706 or www. gibbesmuseum.org/explore
What: The Coastal Carolina Orchid Society is holding its annual covered dish luncheon and orchid auction. The auction begins at about 2 p.m.
When: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 12
Where: Charleston Southern University Science Building, 9200 University Blvd.
More Info: 889-8897 or www.coastalcarolinaorchidsociety.org
What: The South Carolina Master Gardener program is accepting applications for the fall training course.
When: 12-week course begins Sept. 27
Where: North Charleston City Hall, 2500 City Hall Lane, North Charleston
More Info: 722-5940 or www.clemson.edu/extension/mg/ counties/tri_county/howtobecomeamg.html