Spoleto Festival USA offers its annual Savings Day for Locals from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at Gaillard Municipal Auditorium, preceded at 9:45 a.m. by the unveiling of the official 2011 Festival Poster.
This one-day opportunity for area residents to save on selected Spoleto events covers a range of specially priced performances, including "The Magic Flute," "The Red Shoes," Bank of America Chamber Music, Wells Fargo Jazz and others.
The Spoleto Festival 2011 runs May 27 through June 12. Information and tickets can be obtained at www.spoletousa.org, by phone at 579-3100 or in person at the Spoleto Festival USA box office at 77 Calhoun St.
Meanwhile, the College of Charleston Friends of the Library and Friends of the School of the Arts will present a sneak preview of the Spoleto and Piccolo Spoleto festivals at 6 p.m. Monday in the Recital Hall of the Simons Center for the Arts (54 St. Philip St.) Admission is free.