The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra
The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra is giving two socially distanced performances this weekend with Wynton Marsalis. The group boasts a vast repertoire from rare historic compositions to commissioned works, including music by Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Fletcher Henderson and many others.

April 23-24. 7:30 p.m. $65/ticket; $20/livestream access. Charleston Gaillard Center. 95 Calhoun St. Downtown.

Yappy Hour at Wannamaker Dog Park
The Charleston County Park and Recreation Commission is bringing Yappy Hour back to North Charleston starting this weekend. The event features live music for pet owners while their pups explore the dog park. The event is free, but drinks will be available for purchase. Space is limited, and masks are required per COVID guidelines.

April 23. 5-7 p.m. Free to attend. Wannamaker County Park. 8888 University Blvd. North Charleston.

April Wine School: Spring Backyard Grilling Wines
April is coming to a close, and that means you’re running out of time to participate in the April Wine School. This week’s class brings guests to beverage director Megan Mina, who will guide you through a tasting of wines perfectly paired with backyard grilling fare. After the class, pick your favorite bottle to take home.

April 24. 1:30-3:30 p.m. $125/person. Zero George. 0 George St. Downtown.

Reading Partners with Jeffrey Blount
Reading Partners has invited the community for a book discussion and conversation about educational equity. The event’s host, Jeffrey Blount, is an accomplished author and director, as well as a board member with Reading Partners. Registered attendees will receive an event link they can use to submit questions ahead of time.

April 22. 5:30-6:15 p.m. Free to attend. Reading Partners. Virtual.

Paint and Sip: Flower Meadow
Palmetto Brewing Company thinks we could all use a little less worry and a little more joy after the year we’ve had. So, the brewery is asking everyone to swing by for a no-stress painting class with a fun tropical painting. Guests will get one pint on the house just for signing up and can grab some more at the event. Painting supplies will be provided to those who need it, but space is limited. 

April 28. 7-9 p.m. Free to attend. Palmetto Brewing Company. 289 Huger St. Downtown.

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