What: The Charleston Museum presents an original exhibition, Charleston Couture, in its Historic Textiles Gallery.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. through Nov. 4

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St.

Price: Free with admission More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/ exhibits-charleston-couture

What: “Bossypants” by Tina Fey.

When: 11 a.m. April 19 Where: West Ashley Branch Library, 45 Windermere Blvd.

What: The Karpeles Manuscript Museum is hosting an exhibit consisting of two dozen items that focus on the relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and the famous magician Harry Houdini.

When: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. through April 27 (closed Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays)

Where: Karpeles Manuscript Museum, 68 Spring St.

Price: Free. More Info: 853-4651

What: The 65th annual spring Festival of Houses and Gardens offers visitors the opportunity to venture inside nearly 150 of Charleston’s grandest private houses and gardens in the city’s renowned historic district during blooming season.

When: 2-5 p.m. April 19; 6-9 p.m. April 20; 2-5 p.m. April 21

Where: Historic Charleston Foundation, 40 East Bay St.

Price: $45 per tour ticket, other events varied prices

More Info: 722-3405 or www. HistoricCharleston.org/Festival

What: Included is an art exhibit, post-surgery product fittings, solutions for hair loss, skin care and nutrition information.

When: 4-7 p.m. April 19 Where: Healing Boutique, 2085 Henry Tecklenburg Dr.

Price: Free More Info: 958-2613 or www.rsfh.com/healingboutique

What: The Charleston Museum’s Heyward-Washington House will offer special spring garden tours on select Thursday afternoons during April.

When: 4-4:30 p.m. April 19 Where: Heyward Washington House, 87 Church St.

Price: $10; $5; free More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

What: Paint It Forward: Deck Me to the Sun! Wine and Design of Mount Pleasant will be donating 50 percent of the proceeds of this evening to Relay for Life. Pre-registration is required.

When: 6:30-9:30 April 19 Where: Wine and Design, 424 Broadway

Price: $35 (first drink will be provided; BYO beer and wine and appetizers)

More Info: 388-7857 or http://wineanddesignsc.com/Paint_It_Forward.html

What: Based on the book “Sala’s Gift” by Ann Kirschner, this play, written by Arlene Hutton, centers around a 16-year-old girl and her survival in a Nazi labor camp.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 19 Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, St. Philip St.

Price: $15 general admission / $10 C of C faculty/staff/students and seniors

More Info: 953-6306 or http://sota.cofc.edu

What: Midtown/Sheri Grace Productions presents this two-man comedic satire.

When: 8 p.m. April 19-21 Where: Charleston Acting Studio, 915 Folly Road

Price: $20 adults, $18 seniors, $15 Students

More Info: 795-2223 or www.midtownproductions.org

What: This event will celebrate the museum’s renovation plans and includes an evening of food and music.

When: 8-10:30 p.m. April 19 Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: $100 museum members, $135 nonmembers

More Info: 722-2706, ext. 22, or www.gibbesmuseum.org/events

What: Crisis Ministries is rounding up six food trucks for a festival and summer supplies drive behind the shelter on Walnut Street. Attendees who are encouraged to bring summer supplies such as deodorant and sunscreen. Parking will be available on “E” Street and volunteers will direct visitors.

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. April 20 Where: Crisis Ministries, 573 Meeting St.

Price: Free to attend; food and beverage extra

More Info: 723-9477 or www.facebook.com/events/146041942191676/

What: Blue Bicycle Books welcomes author Katie Crouch for its first author luncheon of 2012.

When: Noon-2 p.m. April 20 Where: Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St.

Price: $25 More Info: 722-2666 or www.bluebicyclebooks.com

What: Robert Hicks, author of “The Widow of the South” and “A Separate Country,” will speak on “The Power of Fiction in Preserving History.”

When: 12:30-1:30 p.m. April 20 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.

Price: $20-$25 More Info: 1-888-718-4253 or www.wideanglelunches.org

What: The Association for the Blind will hold its first Double Up 4 Vision. The event has two key components, a 24-hour tandem bike ride and a 5K bike, walk, run. The 24-hour ride will begin with the first pitch of Friday night’s game at Joe Riley Park. At 7 p.m. Saturday, the closing ceremonies will begin at the first pitch of the RiverDogs game.

When: April 20 Where: Joe Riley Park, 360 Fishburne St.

Price: $25 registration fee More Info: 723-6915 or www. aftbsc.org/double-participate.asp

What: Maura Garcia will facilitate a choreography workshop that consists of a written choreography survey and a movement class.

When: 9:30 a.m. April 21 Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.

Price: Free More Info: 723-9912 or http:// uneditedconcertseries.wordpress.com/

What: Learn what influence is, what style is most appropriate to the outcome you seek, and develop the confidence to step up into your personal power and make it so.

When: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. April 21

Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St.

Price: $25 C4W Members $35 nonmembers

More Info: 763-7333 or http://c4women.org

What: Enjoy a special Community Day where children can participate in a variety of art and health-related activities and live musical performances.

When: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 21 Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.

Price: Free

What: The Mid-Atlantic Baseball Academy will be holding tryouts for travel baseball and softball teams.

When: 10 a.m. April 21 and 22 Where: The Mid-Atlantic Baseball Academy, 5904 Savannah Highway

Price: Free More Info: 889-BUNT or www.themidatlanticbaseball academy.com

What: American Legion Post 208’s second annual golf tour-nament is set. Prizes and events include a $1,000 putting con- test and $10,000 for a hole in one.

When: April 21. Registration 11:30 a.m., putting contest 12:30 p.m., shotgun tee time 1:30 p.m.

Where: Shadowmoss Plantation Golf Course, 20 Dunvegan Drive

Price: $300 per four-person team

More Info: 766-0889, email post208sc@yahoo.com or http://post208.bbnow.org/

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