If ART Gallery presents a double exhibition: Laura Spong: Feathers to Fly, and Enid Williams: Systematic Chance, beginning Jan. 10.
The artists’ reception is 6-9 p.m. Friday. if ART is at 1223 Lincoln St. Details: (803) 238-2351.
Arts at Shandon present Davidson College Orchestra and Jazz Ensemble on Friday, Jan. 10, at 7:30 p.m. at Shandon Presbyterian Church, 607 Woodrow St. Admission is free; donations will be accepted. Details: www.shandonpres.org or (803) 771-4408, Ext. 127
The first artist -in-residence at Congaree National Park, Mary Gilkerson, will lead nature walks in January. Walks are 11 a.m. Saturdays, Jan. 11 and 18 at Congaree National Park, 100 National Park Road, Hopkins (meet at the Harry Hampton Visitor Center). Gilkerson will sketch park landscapes for a mural to be placed in the visitor center. Bring a notebook and pencil for sketching as well as a camera to document the landscape. Free. Park visitors are also invited to meet Gilkerson and observe her at work on the mural beginning in early January. The center is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. (803) 776-4396; www.nps.gov/cong
The next S.C. Philharmonic Orchestra concert is Beethoven & Blue Jeans, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene St. Pianist Alessio Bass will perform Brahms’ Piano Concerto No. 1 and John Fitz Rogers will present the world premiere of the orchestra’s 50th season commission; the concert closes out with Brahms’ Symphony No. 5. Tickets are $22-$52. (803) 251-2222; www.capitoltickets.com