Cirque du Soleil: Crystal
Phenomenal national circus Cirque du Soleil’s Crystal will take the audience on a journey into a whimsical frozen playground where incredible ice skating mingles with acrobatics and aerial feats. Created by Shana Carroll and Sebastien Soldevila, the show takes you on an exhilarating tale of self-discovery as Crystal, our misfit main character, dives into a world of her imagination.
May 12-15. Show times vary. Ticket prices vary. North Charleston Coliseum. 5001 Coliseum Drive. North Charleston. cirquedusoleil.com/crystal
The Way Through exhibition, Jamaal Barber
Atlanta-based creative Jamaal Barber’s work has been seen on display in art shows throughout the Southeast. But now his printmaking and woodcuts, his primary focuses, can be found on display in Summerville’s Public Works Art Center with a new upcoming exhibition sponsored by the DD2 Foundation and The Chick Inn.
April 30-June 10. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Public Works Art Center. 135 W. Richardson Ave. Summerville. publicworksartcenter.org
Revolutionary War Siege Lines Walking Tour
Join Carl P. Borick, director of The Charleston Museum and author of A Gallant Defense: The Siege of Charleston, 1780, as he leads a tour to some of the key points related to the Revolutionary War Siege of Charleston, the longest siege of the war and largest battle fought in South Carolina. The former battlefield is now an urban landscape interspersed with pleasant city parks that obscure the vicious history between American patriots and British troops.
May 12. 6-7 p.m. Price varies by membership. The Charleston Museum. 360 Meeting St. Downtown. charlestonmuseum.org
Inaugural AMOR 5K
The first-ever AMOR 5K is set for the beautiful grounds of the Woodland Nature Reserve. The unpaved course meanders around the lakes of the property with the start and finish at its picturesque beach area. It’s open to walkers and runners, but also to anyone who would like to join in supporting AMOR Healing Kitchen’s work to provide healthy meals to those facing critical health challenges.
May 14. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. $25/registration; Free/kids 10 and under. The Woodlands Nature Reserve. 4279 Ashley River Road. West Ashley. amorhealingkitchen.org
North Charleston Farmers Market
It’s time to begin the latest season of the North Charleston Farmers Market, offering fresh, locally grown produce, as well as arts-and-craft vendors, specialty foods and live music.The market also features a different food truck each week. It all comes together to provide a unique service to the community — a safe, outdoor produce shopping alternative.
May. 12. 3-7 p.m. Free to attend. Exchange Park. 5025 Lackawanna Blvd. North Charleston. northcharleston.org/farmersmarket
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