What: “Sound and Vision: Monumental Rock and Roll Photography” features photos of iconic American musicians from genres rooted in Southern traditions, including rock, blues and hip-hop.
When: Through Oct. 27
Where: Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St.
Price: $9 adults, $7 students, seniors and military, $5 children younger than 6
More Info: 722-2706 or www.gibbesmuseum.org
What: “The Art of Pyrography Defined by Heritage.” There will be a reception for the series by artists Dewayne Sykes and Curtis Stephens, who create their works of art through wood burning.
When: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 4; exhibit on display through Oct. 30.
Where: Art Institute of Charleston, 24 N. Market St.
What: The play “Diary Frum De Neck Part 4” by Carlie Towne follows Milah, a man of Gullah heritage, who is guided by his ancestry to overcome his past and achieve honor and wealth.
When: 7-8 p.m Oct. 4
Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.
More Info: 572-6788 or www.mojafestival.com
What: The author will sign copies of “The Way of the Forest” and play Native-American-style flute, an instrument he hand makes.
WHEN: 7 p.m. Oct. 4
Where: Blue Bicycle Books, 420 King St.
More Info: 722-2666 or www.bluebicyclebooks.com
What: Join group for a paranormal investigation of the Old City Jail. For ages 13 and up. Anyone under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.
When: Midnight-2 a.m. Thursdays through Saturdays until Oct. 27, and Oct. 31
Where: Bulldog Tours, 40 N. Market St.
More Info: 722-8687 or http://bulldogtours.com/halloween-special
What: TreeFest, a two-day outdoor Reggae Jam Festival, will include TreeHouse!, Ben Fagan & the Holy City Hooligans, Sun-Dried Vibes and more. This is not a camping event.
When: 4 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Oct. 5 and 2 p.m.-2:30 a.m. Oct. 6. Local and regional reggae, jam and funk bands; each day begins with a drum circle
Where: Brick House Kitchen, 1575 Folly Road
Price: Friday $10, Saturday $15, two-day pass $20
More Info: 360-9815; advance tickets available at http://treehousetheband.ticketleap.com/treefest/
What: At Heirloom Book Company, listen as Jonathan Green reveals his plans for the Rice Culture project. Afterward, the event moves to the Charleston Library Society.
When: 5-9:30 p.m. Oct. 5
Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.
Price: $35 for cocktail hour; $75 for seated dinner; $100 for both
More Info: 484-5365 or www.charlestonlibrarysociety.org
What: This week’s Chucktown After 5 event will raise funds for Nick Collins, a member of local band Fowler’s Mustache who remains critically injured from a car accident. Fowler’s Mustache and Stop Light Observation will perform and there will be a silent auction. Pot Kettle Black will be on site.
When: 5-9 p.m. Oct. 5
Where: The Charleston Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.
What: St. Paul’s Academy is presenting its 33rd and final Halloween Extravaganza.
When: 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 13, 19, 20
Where: Halloween Extravaganza, 5139 Gibson Road, Hollywood
Price: General admission $5; admission doesn’t include activities
More Info: 889-2702 or http://halloweenextravaganza.org
What: The S.C. Arms Collectors Association Gun, Knife and Militaria Show will include hard-to-find antiques and military surplus and state-of-the-art weaponry.
When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 6 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7
Where: Charleston Area Convention Center Complex, 5001 Coliseum Drive
Price: Admission is $8 and children under 12 when accompanied by an adult are free
More Info: 803-463-9377 or www.scaca.net
What: The Island Crafters Guild’s 23rd annual Arts and Crafts Show will include 40 local craftsmen with handmade items for sale. Admission and parking are free.
WHEN: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6
Where: Nativity Church School hall, 1061 Folly Road, James Island
More Info: 795-1197
What: The Unitarian Church offers clothes, shoes, books, toys, electronic and household items and more.
When: 9-11:30 a.m. Oct. 6
Where: Unitarian Church, 4 Archdale St.
Price: Free admission, parking
More Info: 723-4617 or http://charlestonuu.org
What: Annual Whole Foods Market Yoga Marathon to benefit Louie’s Kids.
When: Noon Oct. 6
Where: Marion Square Park, Calhoun and King streets
Price: $20 minimum registration
More Info: 724-9267; register at www.louieskids.org/9th- annual-yoga-marathon.
What: In conjunction with the “Mermaids and Merwomen in Black Folklore” exhibition, experience the storytelling of Minerva King (Oct. 6) and Julian Gooding (Oct. 7).
When: 2 p.m. Oct. 6-7
Where: City Gallery at Waterfront Park, 34 Prioleau St.
More Info: 958-6484
What: Maze featuring Frankie Beverly and Joe. R&B and a fusion of jazz and soul in this MOJA event.
When: 8 p.m. Oct. 6
Where: Johnson Hagood Stadium, Congress Street and Hagood Avenue
More Info: 877-938-8499 or www.mojafestival.com
What: The 2012-13 concert season opens with a performance of selections from black composer Joseph Bologne’s repertoire.
When: 8 p.m. Oct. 6
Where: St. Philip’s Episcopal Church, 142 Church St.
More Info: 866-811-4111 or www.csospiritual.com
What: The Feline Freedom Coalition will hold To the Nines aboard the Carolina Queen paddleboat. Guests will enjoy cocktails and food catered by Dish and Design while cruising Charleston Harbor.
When: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7
Where: Carolina Queen (boat), City Marina, Lockwood Drive
More Info: 737-6170 or http://felinefreedom2.givezooks.com/events/to-the-nines