See Love, Loss and What I Wore, 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the Environmental Education Center Outdoor Deck at Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road. This Trustus Theatre performance is a collection of stories by Nora and Delia Ephron. Tickets are $15, and proceeds will support future construction of Natures Theater at the park. (803) 213-2025
Saturday, May 24
Running enthusiasts wont want to miss the Jailbreak 5K Run and Walk, 8 a.m. Saturday at the Lexington County Sheriffs Department, 521 Gibson Road, Lexington. Packet pickup and late registration begin at 6:30 a.m. Race day entry fee is $30. Proceeds from this Lexington County Sheriffs Foundation fundraiser will go to purchase equipment, materials, training and supplies for the department, when not otherwise provided for in the annual budget. Register at http://strictlyrunning.com
The inaugural Keep on Rocking Music Festival promises a full day of fun, 2-11 p.m. Saturday at Jakes Bar and Grill, 2112 Devine St. Hear Waccamaw, Prettier Than Matt, Bossman, James Beresford, James Ervin, The Fossil Record, Moving Mercury, Concrete Jumpsuit, Craig & the Bodietones and Mamas Love. The festival also will feature a light show, vendors, working artists and more. Admission is $10 at the door. Sponsored by Dang Baby LLC, Graph-itti Tees, Ben Arnold, The Warehouse and Jakes Bar and Grill.
The UU Coffeehouse presents Carrie Elkin and Danny Schmidt, 8 p.m. Saturday at 2701 Heyward St. Bill Owens and Roger Sharpe will perform at 7 p.m. on the Side Stage. Tickets are $15 for adults, $3 for high school and college students and free for children through eighth grade with a paying adult. (803) 200-2824; http://uucoffeehouse.org
Sunday, May 25
The Palmetto Concert Band presents a free Memorial Day concert, 4 p.m. Sunday at the Koger Center for the Arts, 1051 Greene St. Soloist will be Metropolitan Opera soprano Kelly Cae Hogan.
Bring the kids to Family Fest 2014, 4 p.m. Sunday at Finlay Park, 930 Laurel St. The outdoor festival will feature a food court, rides and childrens activities, free health screenings and a tribute to fallen veterans and Posting of the Wreath ceremony at 6 p.m. Dont miss the James Fortune & Fiya gospel concert as well as local church, community choirs and ensembles.
Tuesday, May 27
Attention art lovers! Dont miss Bon Voyage, Monet, 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday at the Columbia Museum of Art, 1515 Main St. This talk will educate participants about the museums beloved Monet painting, The Seine at Giverny, before it travels to Houston for an exhibition. Tickets are $10 for the general public and free for museum and Alliance Francaise members and students. (803) 799-2810; www.columbiamuseum.org
Thursday, May 29
John Wesley Satterfield performs at Thursdays Rhythm and Blooms, 6-9 p.m. at Riverbanks Zoos Botanical Garden, 500 Wildlife Parkway. Cash bar and food will be available for purchase. (803) 779-8717; http://riverbanks.org
After being rained out earlier this month, the Five After Five concert series returns for one more night with Weaving the Fate, 6:30-10 p.m. Thursday at the Five Points fountain, Saluda Avenue and Harden Street. The band will celebrate the release of their new album. Death of Paris will also perform. Free and open to all ages. Family friendly activities such as bubbles and sidewalk chalk will be available for kids. http://fivepointscolumbia.com