What: The Charleston Museum presents an original exhibition, Charleston Couture, in its Historic Textiles Gallery through Nov. 4. The exhibit showcases more than 50 of the Lowcountry’s finest garments and accessories from the 1770s to the 1970s.

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

Where: 360 Meeting St. Price: Free with general admission

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org/exhibits-charleston-couture

What: Nikki Hardin, the founder and editor of Skirt magazine, shares her experiences with launching and maintaining her popular blog, Fridaville.

When: Noon April 12. Where: Center for Women, 129 Cannon St.

Price: $25 C4W members, $35 nonmembers

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

What: The CSU Symphonic band, with Dr. Nicholas Holland, conductor, will feature music of both a serious and humorous nature, including “Strange Humors” by John Mackey, “Grand Serenade for an Awful Lot of Winds and Percussion” by P.D.Q. Bach and “Shortcut Home” by Dana Wilson. The concert also features the CSU Percussion Ensemble conducted by Dr. Michael Haldeman.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 12 Where: Charleston Southern University Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, 9200 University Blvd.

Price: Free More Info: 863-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu

What: The Ansonborough Guided Walking Garden Tour begins at 342 Meeting St., Wragg Square. Join Charleston Horticultural Society docents for a walking tour to some of the loveliest gardens in historic Ansonborough in the Old and Historic District of Charleston. Register in advance. Space is limited

When: 10 a.m. Friday and Saturday

Where: Wragg Square Park, 342 Meeting St.

Price: $30 More Info: 579-9922 or www.charlestonhorticulturalsociety.org/?name=Site&catID=20374&parentID=15853

What: Plantasia, Charleston Horticultural Society’s plant sale, will be held at Wragg Square. Workshops will be offered every hour on the hour on garden topics. Plants grown and donated by CHS “Members Favorites” will be on sale at bargain prices on Saturday only.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 13 and 8 a.m.-2 p.m. April 14

Where: Wragg Square Park, 342 Meeting St.

Price: Free More Info: 579-9922 or www.charlestonhorticulturalsociety.org

What: The 2012 Relay for Life. FWhen: 7 p.m. April 13

Where: Summerville High School, 1101 Boone Hill Road

More info: www.relayforlife.org/summerville.

What: Nightmares, paper cuts and black cats are bad enough. But add to all that the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, an invasion by the Soviet army and Godzilla Eating Las Vegas, and you have the most unlucky Friday the 13th ever. The CSU Wind Ensemble presents a special concert that is not to be missed.

When: 7:30 p.m. April 13 Where: Charleston Southern University Lightsey Chapel Auditorium, 9200 University Blvd.

Price: Free More Info: 896-7966 or www.charlestonsouthern.edu

What: Friends of the Great Swamp Sanctuary entice nature enthusiasts to get outside for a “Walk and Talk” through the Great Swamp Sanctuary, with Master Gardener Genia Floyd. The event begins at the De Treville Street entrance.

When: 9 a.m. April 14 Where: Great Swamp Sanctuary, Walterboro

Price: Free More Info: 538-4353 or www.walterborosc.org.

What: Charleston County’s Environmental Management Department will host the 2012 Earth Day Festival, which is a celebration of Charleston County’s environmental community. The festival provides educational opportunities highlighting Charleston County’s environmental programs in an entertaining atmosphere.

When: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. April 14 Where: Greater Memorial Riverfront Park, Everglades Drive

More Info: 720-7111 or http://recycle.charlestoncounty.org

What: The third annual auction banquet & fundraiser is an evening of family-friendly fun to raise money for the local community and The NRA Foundation.

When: 6-9 p.m. April 14 Where: Dorchester Shrine Club, 2150 Old Beech Hill Road

Price: $30 More Info: 991-8708 or www.friendsofnra.org/sc/events

What: The Summerville Community Orchestra Guild’s annual tea features the theme “April in Paris.” The event will feature a French market and silent auction in addition to the tea service. All proceeds benefit the Summerville Community Orchestra.

When: 1:30 p.m. April 15 Where: Linwood Bed and Breakfast, 200 S. Palmetto St.

Price: $25 More Info: 224-4133 or 873-5339 or www.summervilleorchestra.com

What: Hanahan Recreation and Parks presents Music in the Park the second Sunday of each month. Traditional country & variety music open mike session, so bring your musical instrument and join in. Hosted by The Talk of the Town band led by Larry Villa.

Where: Hanahan City Hall, 1255 Yeamans Hall Road

Price: Free open to the public More Info: 225-5365, Kathy

What: SCORE is hosting a workshop for entrepreneurs who want to learn how to get results from their advertising efforts. This will also include the use of Internet marketing tools that will support growing your business

When: 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 17 Where: Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce, 4500 Leeds Ave.

Price: $25 More Info: 727-4778 or www.coastal.score.org

What: Help the American Red Cross by donating blood.

When: 3-8 p.m. April 18 Where: Metro North Church, 109 Central Ave.

More Info: 1-800-733-2767 or www.redcrossblood.org, enter the sponsor code: MetroNorth.

What: The North Charleston Farmers Market opens April 19 and takes place every Thursday through Oct. 25.

When: Noon-7 p.m. Thursdays April 19-Oct. 25

Where: Felix Davis Community Center, 4800 Park Circle

Price: Free More Info: 740-5854 or http://northcharleston.org

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