What: “Behind the Garden Gate” is part of The Garden Conservancy’s National Open Days Program. Go on a self-guided tour of private gardens around the peninsula and across the Ashley River in the festival’s first collaboration with Charleston Horticultural Society and The Garden Conservancy.

When: Between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 25

Where: Downtown Charleston and West Ashley

Price: Tickets start at $50.

What: Program I is Xenakis’ “Rebonds” for solo percussion and Schubert’s String Quintet in C major.

When: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. May 25

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: Tickets start at $25.

What: Host Martha Teichner interviews Tom Morris, director of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream.”

When: Noon May 25

Where: Charleston Library Society, 164 King St.

What: Lead actor Tristan Sturrock relates his true story of recovery from a traumatic injury during May Day celebrations in Cornwall, England.

When: Noon May 25

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip St.

Price: Tickets start at $35.

What: This all-male hip-hop ensemble presents two heart-stopping athletic dance pieces combining hip-hop, samba, and capoeira dance styles.

When: 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 25

Where: TD Arena, College of Charleston Campus, 301 Meeting St.

Price: Tickets start at $15.

What: This production of Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” is set in a future primitive world of enchantment, where flesh-and-blood characters interact with puppets.

When: 3:30 p.m. (preview) and 8 p.m. May 25

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: Tickets start at $25.

What: Compagnie XY is a French circus spectacle of gravity-defying stunts, with trust as the performers’ only safety net.

When: 4 p.m. May 25

Where: Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St.

Price: Tickets start at $35.

What: Emerging contemporary tap phenomenon Jared Grimes creates a hybrid of tap, hip-hop and street jazz with his ensemble.

When: 7 p.m. May 25

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, 54 St. Philip St.

Price: Tickets start at $35.

What: An operatic double-bill, both works are steeped in the anguish of a woman’s love. Giacomo Puccini’s first opera, “Le Villi,” and Umberto Giordano’s “Mese Mariano” will be sung in Italian with English supertitles.

When: 7 p.m. May 25

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St.

Price: Tickets start at $25.

What: The son of a minister, Grammy-nominated jazz lyricist and composer Gregory Porter brings to his music a haunting and powerful baritone sound.

When: 9 p.m. May 25

Where: The Cistern Yard, 66 George St.

Price: Tickets start at $30.