AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM: 9 a.m.-noon today and Friday at the Adult Activity Center, 7494 Parklane Road. Participants who complete the six-hour course may be eligible for a discount from their auto insurance carrier. (803) 462-9995
MEET ME @ THE PLAZA ON MAIN: 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. today, Main and Hampton streets. Outdoor dining and jazz (weather permitting) at the Columbia Museum of Art’s Boyd Plaza. Presented by City Center Partnership.
HUMANITY IN THE MIDST OF WAR: International humanitarian law class, 1-5 p.m. today in classroom 2 at the Red Cross, 2751 Bull St. Free. Call (803) 514-4084 to register.
FREE LEGAL CLINIC: Bankruptcy law issues, 6:30-8 tonight at the Richland County Public Library, Northeast Branch, 7490 Parklane Road. Sponsored by the S.C. Bar Pro Bono Program. (803) 799-6653, ext. 158
“DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE”: Chapin Theatre Company production, 8 tonight through Saturday at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. $15; age 13 and older, seniors and active military, $12; age 12 and younger, $10. (803) 240-8544; http://www.chapintheatre.org
S.C. MUSIC TEACHERS ASSOCIATION CONFERENCE: 8:45 a.m. Friday and Saturday at the USC School of Music, 813 Assembly St. $100; members, $70; student members, $10. http://www.scmta.org
COMPUTER BASICS FOR SENIORS: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday and Nov. 9 at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus, 7300 College St., Irmo. $99. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
CRAFTSMEN’S CHRISTMAS CLASSIC: Friday through Sunday at the State Fairgrounds. Pottery, jewelry, glass, sculpture, fine art, photography, furniture, clothing, toys, baskets, oranments, specialty foods, metalwork. Hours are 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday. Admission, $7; ages 6-12, $1 (good for all three days with free return pass). http://www.christmasclassic.com
GROWING HOME SOUTHEAST OYSTER ROAST: 6-10 p.m. Friday at Carolina Haven, 920 Hemlock Drive (near Williams-Brice Stadium). Oysters, Lowcountry boil, chili, beer, wine, soft drinks, silent auction. $25; proceeds benefit Leaphart Place, a supportive housing complex for young adults who are aging out of foster care or other state-assisted living arrangements and are at risk for homelessness. (803) 791-5513
FALL CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m. Friday, Town Center Common, Village at Sandhill, Clemson and Two Notch roads. Free concert featuring jazz/R&B with the Terence Young Experience. http://www.villageatsandhill.com
REEDER HOUSE GALA: 7-10 p.m. Friday at The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate St. Fundraiser for the preservation of 1328 Gadsden St. (City of Columbia Historical Landmark #92) will feature entertainment, silent auction and recognition of Ernest A. Finney Jr. and the late Matthew A. Perry for their significant contributions to the citizens of South Carolina. Sponsored by the Zion Community Foundation, tickets are $35; call (803) 779-2809
MAGIC OF CHAPIN: 7 p.m. Friday at the River Club at Saluda Shoals, 5605 Bush River Road. Greater Chapin Chamber of Commerce gala and awards benefit will feature live music, dancing and a silent auction. $45; tickets available at the Chamber House, 302 Columbia Ave., Chapin. (803) 345-1100; http://www.chapinchamber.com/specialevents
VOICES OF CHOREOGRAPHY: USC Dance Company fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Koger Center, 1051 Greene St. $18; USC faculty/staff, military and seniors, $16; students, $12. (803) 777-5112
MOZART’S “REQUIEM”: 7:30 p.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter St. All Souls’ Day performance will feature the Trinity Cathedral Choir of Men & Girls and the South Carolina Philharmonic. $12; students and military, $8. (803) 771-7300; http://www.trinitysc.org/concerts
ARTS AT EBENEZER: Jory Vinikour in concert, 7:30 p.m. Friday at Ebenezer Lutheran Church, 1301 Richland St. Free, donations accepted for Homeworks of America. A reception will follow Vinikour’s performance on the Eric Herz harpsichord. (803) 765-9430
“DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE”: Chapin Theatre Company production, 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. $15; age 13 and older, seniors and active military, $12; age 12 and younger, $10. (803) 240-8544; http://www.chapintheatre.org
HARVEST FEST: Saturday at Red Bank UMC, 2909 Old Barnwell Road, Lexington. Giant yard sale begins at 7 a.m.; festival gets under way at 10 a.m. with a country store, craft store, children’s activities, live music and barbecue dinners. (803) 359-4031
FALL YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at the Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Bickley Road, Irmo. Indoor tables, $15; outdoor tables, $12; deadline for reservations is today. (803) 781-2031
CHURCH FAMILIES YARD SALE: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at Old Lexington Baptist Church, 800 Old Lexington Road, Leesville. Proceeds will benefit Camp La Vida missions education camp. (803) 687-1126
MOVING FOR MEALS WALK: 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the Shoppes of Flight Deck, 109 Old Chapin Road, Lexington. Two-mile fitness walk through downtown Lexington; $20. Sponsored by the Lexington County Recreation and Aging Commission, proceeds will benefit the Lexington County Meals on Wheels program. (803) 356-5111; http://www.lcrac.com
MONEYSMART TRAINING CLASS: 9-11 a.m. Saturday at Rehoboth Baptist Church, 4646 Hard Scrabble Road. Youth financial training class for ages 11-14; sponsored by the church’s Deaconess Ministry. Free; bring a calculator. (803) 788-3397
HOLIDAY BAZAAR: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Woman’s Club of Cayce, 701 Oakland Ave. Vendors, lunch; canned food donations will be accepted for God’s Helping Hands. Proceeds will fund a scholarship for a Cayce high school senior. (803) 739-2275
BANK OF AMERICA’S "MUSEUMS ON US" WEEKEND: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Bank of America cardholders enjoy free admission the first full weekend monthly. (803) 779-3100; http://www.edventure.org
STEAM TRAIN TRIPS: Saturdays and Sundays through Nov. 11 at the South Carolina Railroad Museum, 110 Industrial Park Road, Winnsboro. Saturday trips depart at 9:30 and 11:30 a.m., 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.; Sunday trips at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Coach tickets, $15; open air car, $20. (803) 712-4135; http://www.scrm.org/ridethetrainpage.html
REVOLUTIONARY WAR FIELD DAYS: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site, 222 Broad St., Camden. British, patriot and Hessian encampments, colonial skills demonstrations, artillery demonstrations, music, chiildren’s activities, food concessions. $8; military and seniors (age 62 and older), $6; ages 6-12, $4; family package, $20 (two adults and three children age 12 and younger). Free parking; no pets, please. (803) 432-9841; http://www.historic-camden.net
LEXINGTON WOMAN’S CLUB HOLIDAY FARE: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 1430 N. Lake Drive, Lexington. Casseroles, soups, baked goods, pecans, tailgate items, ribbon trees, gift items, personalized Christmas ornaments, Carolina and Clemson lap wraps. Proceeds will fund scholarships for Lexington 1 high school seniors and adult education graduates. (803) 957-4271
FIVE POINTS ASSOCIATION CHILI COOK-OFF: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 2100 block of Greene Street. More than 50 unique chili varieties and fixings, live music, children’s activities, sidewalk sale. Proceeds will benefit Camp Kemo and the Hope Center.
COLUMBIA’S 18th ANNUAL BLUES FESTIVAL: Noon-10 p.m. Saturday at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Park, 2300 Greene St. Live music, food and beverage concessions, arts and crafts, children’s activities. Free; no coolers, please. http://www.columbiabluesfest.com
ZUMBA FOR HOPE: Noon-2 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. Proceeds will benefit the National Hospice Association and the Alzheimer’s Association. Advance tickets, $20; at the door, $25. http://www.zumbawithleighann.com/zumbathon
INTRODUCTION TO WET FELTING: Noon-3 p.m. Saturday at Edisto Discovery Park, 1914 Wiley St. Traditional felt-making workshop, $45. Students will be provided with enough wool for several items, written instructions and a list of resources and suppliers. (803) 545-3093
JOHN TUDOR’S MAGIC WORKSHOP FOR KIDS: 1-4 p.m. Saturday at the Columbia Children’s Theatre, second level, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. $20. (803) 691-4548; http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com
STEPS FOR PASOs: 7-11 p.m. Saturday at Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). An evening of salsa lessons, dancing and performances, Latin-style cuisine, open beer/wine bar and silent auction. Proceeds will benefit PASOs, a community-based program (hosted by the Arnold School of Public Health at USC) that helps meet maternal, child and reproductive health needs of the state’s growing Latino population. $60; couples, $110. (803) 777-6197; http://www.scpasos.org/stepsforpasos
CCT S.T.A.R. SHOWCASE: 7 p.m. Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday at Columbia Children’s Theatre, Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Drive. Fundraiser by young actors in the Student Thespians Achieving Results program will benefit Ronald McDonald House. Tickets are $8; available at http://www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com and at the door.
ATLANTA SACRED CHORALE: 7 p.m. Saturday at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 6952 St. Andrews Road. $12; available at http://www.sapc.net/pas and at the door. For free student tickets (through grade 12), call the church office, (803) 732-2273.
VOICES OF CHOREOGRAPHY: USC Dance Company fall concert, 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Koger Center, 1051 Greene St. $18; USC faculty/staff, military and seniors, $16; students, $12. (803) 777-5112
“DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE”: Chapin Theatre Company production, 8 p.m. Saturday at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. $15; age 13 and older, seniors and active military, $12; age 12 and younger, $10. (803) 240-8544; http://www.chapintheatre.org
BANK OF AMERICA’S "MUSEUMS ON US": Noon-5 p.m. Sunday at EdVenture Children’s Museum, 211 Gervais St. Bank of America cardholders enjoy free admission. (803) 779-3100; http://www.edventure.org
CAROLINA JAZZ SOCIETY: Dixieland jazz concert, 2:30-5 p.m. Sunday at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). $10; students age 18 and younger, free. (803) 432-1504
LEXINGTON COUNTY VETERANS PARADE: 3 p.m. Sunday, Main Street and South Lake Drive, Lexington. Following the parade, a memorial service will be held at the Veterans Monument. (803) 785-1454
ELECTION DAY COMMUNITY OUTREACH: 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Baptist Church, 2604 Lower Richland Blvd., Hopkins. Free snacks and beverages for voters and supervision for youth while parents are voting. Transportation to the Pinewood and Pine Lakes precincts will be available, call (803) 318-8857.
WOODROW WILSON FAMILY HOME HARD HAT TOURS: 11 a.m. Tuesday at 1705 Hampton St.; $6. (803) 252-1770, ext. 24 or email email@example.com
HOME SCHOOL ART: 9-10 a.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 14 at the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Art Center, 1932 Calhoun St. $50, includes materials and supplies. Class size limited to 10 students ages 5-9. Registration deadline is today. (803) 545-3093
LOWER RICHLAND COMMUNITY CAREER AND JOB FAIR: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday at the Magic Johnson Community Empowerment Center, 140 Webber School Road, Eastover. (803) 353-2252
HOME SCHOOL POTTERY: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Dec. 14 at the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Art Center, 1932 Calhoun St. $80, includes materials and supplies. Class size limited to 10 students age 10 and older. Registration deadline is today. (803) 545-3093
ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SYMPOSIUM: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Heritage at Lowman Wellness Center, 2101 Dutch Fork Road, Chapin. Keynote speaker will be Jan Merling, education coordinator for the Office of the Study of Aging at the Arnold School of Public Health at USC. Free for family caregivers; $50 for professionals (5 CEUs for social workers and LTC administrators). Register at: (803) 451-7412 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
LUNCH AND LEARN: 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Capital Senior Center, 1650 Park Circle (Maxcy Gregg Park). Demonstration of the Ageless Grace seated fitness class. Bring your lunch, beverages and dessert will be provided. Free; register by calling (803) 779-1971.
YOUTH THEATER WORKSHOP: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays, Nov. 8-30 (no classes Thanksgiving week) at the Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Brickyard Road, Irmo. $35. (803) 781-2031
FREE LEGAL CLINIC: Veterans affairs and benefits, 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly St. Sponsored by the S.C. Bar Pro Bono program. (803) 799-6653, ext. 158
WINE TASTING AND SILENT AUCTION: 7 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Clarion Hotel Downtown, 1615 Gervais St. Proceeds will benefit programs provided by Children’s Chance to children with cancer and their families. $40; couples, $70. (803) 254-5996; http://www.childrenschance.org
AARP DRIVER SAFETY COURSE: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9 at Still Hopes Retirement Community, 1 Still Hopes Drive, West Columbia. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. $14; AARP members, $12; veterans, their spouses, domestic partners, dependents, children, widows and widowers, free. Bring your driver’s license and AARP membership card. Box lunches will be available for $7.95. Call (803) 739-5018 to reserve a spot.
A TASTE OF COLUMBIA: Food and fun shopping event, 4:30-7 p.m. Nov. 9, the Hall at Senate Street, 320 Senate St. Spnsored by Alpha Delta Pi Sorority at USC, proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House. Advance tickets, $10 (available at the chapter house, 508 Gadsden St.); $12 at the door.
VETERANS DAY CELEBRATION: 6 p.m. Nov. 9 at the Capital City Club, 1201 Main St., 25th floor. Meet and greet cash bar reception at 6 p.m., dinner will begin around 7:20 p.m. Evening will feature keynote address by Brig. Gen. Bryan T. Roberts, commanding officer at Fort Jackson, bugler, bagpiper, color guard, Missing Man Table ceremony. Tickets are $40, includes tax and gratuity; call (803) 256-2000 for reservations.
FALL CONCERT SERIES: 7 p.m. Nov. 9, Town Center Common, Village at Sandhill, Clemson and Two Notch Roads. Free concert series wraps up with beach, Top 40 and classic rock from Too Much Sylvia. http://www.villageatsandhill.com
“COMPLEAT FEMALE STAGE BEAUTY”: USC Theatre Department production, Nov. 9-17 at Longstreet Theatre, 1300 Greene St. Performances at 8 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays, 7 p.m. Saturdays, 3 p.m. Sundays. $18; USC faculty and staff, military and seniors, $16; students, $12. (803) 777-2551
CABARET NIGHT: Fundraiser for the Sumter Little Theatre, 8 p.m. Nov. 9 and 10 at 14 Mood Ave., Sumter. $15; includes performance and refreshments. (803) 775-2150; http://www.sumterlittletheatre.org
CHRISTMAS BAZAAR: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 10 at All Saints’ Episcopal Church, 1001 12th St., Cayce. Baked goods, gift items, lunch (homemade soup, chicken salad sandwiches, hot dogs) will be available. (803) 796-5735
GIRLS WITH GRILLS: Barbecue and grilling class just for women, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10 at the State Farmers Market demo kitchen, 3483 Charleston Highway, West Columbia. $125; includes lunch and a half rack of ribs to take home. Call (803) 513-6087 to register.
RACE FOR THE BUILD: 5K and 5-mile road race, 5K walk and kiddie run, 8 a.m. Nov.10 at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lane. USATF Certified Tour de Columbia events, proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity of Central South Carolina. 5K and 5-mile, $25; 5K walk, $15; active military run free with PT or unit attire; kiddie run for grade 6 and younger, free with pre-registration. http://www.strictlyrunning.com; http://www.svpc.org
FIGHTING FOR A HEALTHY AMERICA: 5K run/walk, 9 a.m. Nov. 10 at Memorial Stadium, 1000 Holly St.. Sponsored by the Frye Foundation, proceeds will support local diabetes and mental health organizations, purchase medical equipment and fund two scholarships. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Advance registration, $15; race day, $20. http://www.strictlyrunning.com; http://www.thefryefoundation.org
FALL NATURE WALK: 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at Sesquicentennial State Park, 9564 Two Notch Road. Casual stroll along the park’s Jackson Creek Nature Trail for age 5 and older. $5; seniors and age 15 and younger; free to Park Passport Plus holders. Children age 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required, deadline is Nov. 9; call (803) 788-2706 or email email@example.com
GARDEN WORKSHOP: 10 a.m. Nov. 10 at the Ballentine Community Center, 1009 Brickyard Road, Irmo. Led by Ted Williams of the Clemson Extension Service, the free workshop will include giveaways and door prizes. Call (803) 781-2031 to register by Nov. 8.
VETERANS APPRECIATION RIDE: 10:30 a.m. Nov. 10 at High Rollers Motorcycle Club, 3209 Broad St. Extension, Sumter. Kickstands up at noon; ride will finish at Extreme Sports Yamaha, 405 W. Wesmark Blvd.; a cookout will follow. Donations will help support local veterans organizations. (803) 565-7458
BARBECUE COOK-OFF: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 10 at Congaree Grill, 2191 Congaree Road, Eastover. Free admission; live entertainment, music, children’s activities, raffle and more. Entry fee, $100; deadline is Nov. 9. Cash prizes and trophies for Best Ribs, Barbecue Hash and Rice Plate and Grand Prize Best All-Around. (803) 783-0052
COLUMBIA CLASSIC CHEVY CLUB CRUISE-IN: 5-9 p.m. Nov. 10 at Woodberry Plaza, 3254 Augusta Road. (803) 333-0396
PASSING THE TORCH AWARDS GALA: 6 p.m. Nov. 10 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. Renaissance Foundation event will recognize servant leaders under the age of 50 who have made significant contributions by improving the quality of life within the state. Keynote speaker will be film director Anthony Hemingway (“Red Tails”). Tickets are $65; military, $50; students, $25. (803) 733-5634
ROCKBRIDGE BAZAAR: Noon-5 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Rockbridge Club, 4135 Rockbridge Road. (803) 622-8435
MIDLANDS CROP WALK: 2 p.m. Nov. 11 at the State House, Main and Gervais streets. Registration begins at 1 p.m.; 75 percent of the funds raised will go to Church World Services’ international hunger relief efforts and 25 percent will go to Harvest Hope Food Bank. http://www.churchworldservice.org/site/TR/2012FallCROPHungerWalk/TR-Fall2012?pg=entry&fr_id=1581
HISTORIC CAMDEN LYCEUM SERIES TALK: “Civil War Naval Operations and Shipwrecks in South Carolina,” 3-5 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Kershaw-Cornwallis House, 222 S. Broad St., Camden. Free copies of this year’s Archaelogy Month poster will be available and light refreshments will be served. http://www.historic-camden.net
LAKE MURRAY SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA: All-American concert featuring the Dick Goodwin Quintet, 3:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College St., Irmo. Free. (803) 400-3540; http://www.lmso.org
CATHEDRAL CONCERT: 4:45 p.m. Nov. 11 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. 1100 Sumter St. Free Veterans Day concert will feature the 246th U.S. Army Band. (803) 771-7300; http://www.trinitysc.org
CHAPIN VETERANS DAY PARADE: 9 a.m. Nov. 12 at Boland’s Hardware, 745 Chapin Road. Parade will include a presentation at the Veterans Memorial and a 10 a.m. celebration at Chapin Elementary School. Sponsored by the Chapin American Legion Post 193.
COLUMBIA VETERANS DAY PARADE: 11 a.m. Nov. 12 at Sumter and Laurel streets, ending at Pendleton Street, near the State House. The parade will be led by Vietnam veterans and vets from the Wounded Warrior Project will be in attendance. A special recognition ceremony, hosted by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce, will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Washington and Sumter streets. Free parking in the Sumter Street parking garage until 3 p.m. (803) 545-3100
SUMTER VETERANS DAY PROGRAM: 11 a.m. Nov. 12 at the Sumter County Courthouse, Main Street, Sumter. Keynote speaker will be Maj. Gen. Lawrence Wells, commander of the 9th Air Force at Shaw AFB. (803) 494-2894
DRAWING IN THE AFTERNOON: 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Nov. 12-Dec. 3, at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus, 7300 College St., Irmo. Basic techniques of perspective, composition and lighting; bring a pencil, paper and erasers to the first class; $99. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
SANDHILL FARMERS HOLIDAY MARKET: 11 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Nov. 13 at Clemson’s Sandhill Research and Education Center, 900 Clemson Road. In addition to regular market fare, there will be locally handmade gifts, decorations, arts and crafts, live music. Rain date will be Nov. 20. (803) 699-3190; http://www.clemson.edu/sandhill
DEFENSIVE DRIVING: 6-10 p.m. Nov. 13-14 at Midlands Technical College Harbison Campus, 7300 College St., Irmo. Eight-hour course consists of lectures, films and classroom demonstrations; successful completion will remove four points on your South Carolina drivers license (except for DUI) and may reduce insurance costs. (803) 732-0432; http://www.mtctraining.com
ANTI-HAZING FORUM: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, Room 112 at Sloan College, USC. Guest speaker will be Jimmy Hammock, International President of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Sponsored by the Kappa Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma and the Zeta Theta Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Inc. (803) 406-8792
FALL FAIR FOR SISTERCARE: 5:30-10 p.m. Nov. 14, The Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate St. Sponsored by students from USC’s School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, the event will feature food, live entertainment and a silent auction. Proceeds will benefit Sistercare of South Carolina. Tickets are $15; $8 for children; special packages available for military, students, seniors and families. (803) 777-7014; http://www.sistercarefair.com
“THE COLOR PURPLE: THE MUSICAL ABOUT LOVE”: Nov. 14-18 in the Henry Ponder Fine Arts/Humanities Center at Benedict College; $5. Performances at 7 p.m. Nov. 14-16 and 3:30 p.m. Nov. 17-18. http://www.benedict.edu
RAIN GARDEN WORKSHOP: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 15 at the Cayce-West Columbia Library, 1500 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Participants will learn the basics of rain garden design and installation and get hands-on experience by planting the final rain garden at the library. Limit 25 attendees; $25 (includes lunch and supplies). (803) 785-8634; http://www.lex-co.sc.gov