Benefit Pancake Breakfast

What: Rutledge Cab Co. will offer a fundraiser pancake breakfast to benefit LifeManagement Center's educational programs for those with learning disabilities.

When: 8-11 a.m. March 15

Where: Rutledge Cab Company, 1300 Rutledge Ave., downtown Charleston

Price: $8.50

More Info: 720-1440 or www.lifemanagement.org/family-pancake-breakfast

Native Plant Sale

What: The S.C. Native Plant Society will host a sale of plants native to the Lowcountry to benefit preservation and protection efforts.

When: 9 a.m.-Noon March 15

Where: Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 937-8807 or www.scnps.org/lowcountry

Daniel Island 5K

What: A 5K run and walk with awards for the top three finishers in male and female age groups.

When: 9 a.m. March 15

Where: Bishop England High School, 363 Seven Farms Drive, Daniel Island

Price: $35

More Info: www.danielisland.com

'Shoot for Good Health'

What: East Cooper Medical Center will offer free screenings for diabetes, cholesterol, blood pressure and more, along with physician consultations and fitness assessments.

When: 9 a.m.-Noon March 15

Where: East Cooper Medical Center, 2000 Hospital Drive, Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

More Info: 884-7031 or www.eastcoopermedctr.com

Charleston Tells

What: Local storytellers will present folk, ghost and traditional Lowcountry tales during this two-day festival.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15

Where: Wragg Square Park, 342 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 nights, $25 day pass, $45 festival pass

More Info: 805-6930 or www.facebook.com/charlestontells

'Luck of the Irish' Animal Adoptions

What: Charleston Animal Society will let adopters draw their price for adult dog adoptions from a "pot of gold" in honor of St. Patrick's Day.

When: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. March 15

Where: Charleston Animal Society, 2455 Remount Road, North Charleston

Price: Various

More Info: 747-4849 or www.charlestonanimalsociety.org

Record Expo

What: The Charleston Record Expo will feature record dealers from around the country, along with special deals from Monster Music and food by Moose's Mobile BBQ.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15

Where: Monster Music and Movies, 946 Orleans Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 571-4657 or www.monstermusicsc.com

Mad Science Saturday

What: Kids will learn how detectives use science to solve crimes and mysteries.

When: 10 a.m. March 15

Where: Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 adults, $5 kids, free for kids under 3 and members

More Info: 722-2996 or www.charlestonmuseum.org

East Cooper Crafters Guild Craft Show

What: The East Cooper Crafters Guild will offer handmade crafts by local artisans.

When: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 15

Where: Palmetto Pavilion, 774 S. Shelmore Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Various

More Info: 884-0163 or www.eastcoopercraftersguild.com

Charleston Black Expo

What: This special event will feature seminars, vendors, presentations celebrity appearances and more.

When: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. March 15

Where: North Charleston Convention Center, 5055 International Blvd.

Price: $15 general, $6 kids ages 5-12, free for kids under 5

More Info: 529-5000 or www.blackpagessouth.com

St. Patrick's Bar Crawl

What: More than 40 local bars and pubs will participate in this special two-day St. Patrick's bar crawl.

When: 11 a.m. March 15

Where: Mercury Bar, 547 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10

More Info: www.barcrawls.com/charleston/stpatricksday

Middleton Place Camellia Walks

What: These special garden tours will focus on the dozens of varieties of camellias cultivated at Middleton Place. Reservations are required.

When: 11 a.m. March 15

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $28 adults, $15 students, $10 kids ages 6-13, free for kids under 6

More Info: 556-6020 or www.middletonplace.org

Edisto Eats Festival

What: This food festival will feature a chef competition, oyster roast, live music, an arts and crafts fair and more.

When: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. March 15

Where: McConkey's Jungle Shack, 108 Jungle Road, Edisto Beach

Price: Free

More Info: 723-1462 or www.edistoeats.org

ArtFest

What: This special event will feature local music, dance performances, art exhibitions, kids' activities and more.

When: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. March 15

Where: Mount Pleasant Towne Centre, 1600 Palmetto Grande Drive

Price: Free

More Info: 884-8517 or www.comeonovermp.com

'Imagining Jane Austen'

What: Author and rare book dealer, Stuart Bennett, will discuss Jane Austen and his work in historical fantasy.

When: 11:30 a.m. March 15

Where: Gage Hall, 4 Archdale St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 406-4735 or www.facebook.com/groups/janeaustenincharleston

St. Paddy's Day Block Party and Parade

What: This St. Patrick's celebration will feature a parade followed by bagpipe music, food vendors, kids activities, Irish trivia and more.

When: Noon-7 p.m. March 15

Where: Olde Village, E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 554-5700 or www.northcharleston.org

Folly Beach St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

What: Eleven Folly Beach bars and restaurants will be participating in the annual St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl. Each location will have food and drink specials, contests and games.

When: Noon-5 p.m. March 15

Where: Center Street, Folly Beach

More info: VisitFolly.com

Sippin' Saturdays

What: Irvin~House will host live music, local food vendors, wine and liquor tastings and more.

When: Noon-4 p.m. Saturdays

Where: Irvin~House Vineyards, 6775 Bears Bluff Road, Wadmalaw Island

Price: Free

More Info: 559-6867 or www.irvinhousevineyards.com

St. Patrick's Day Celebration

What: Acoustic guitarist Walter McDonough will play Irish favorites, with bagpipers and Irish dancers.

when: 1 p.m. Saturday and Monday

where: Dunleavy's Pub, 2213-A Middle St., Sullivan's Island

more info: 883-9646

Write Charleston!

What: Poet Marcus Amaker will lead participants in writing their own poems as well as performing their work.

When: 1-3 p.m. March 15

Where: Sharpe Room, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30 general, $20 students and seniors

More Info: www.lilaconnects.com/write-charleston

Washington Wine Night

What: Guests will sample a selection of Chateau Ste. Michelle wines.

When: 1 p.m. March 15

Where: Total Wine and More, 1820 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 763-7034 or www.ste-michelle.com

Pop-ups in the Park

What: There will be African drumming, storytelling, arts and crafts, live performances and more at this family-friendly event.

When: 1-2:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Romney Street Mini Park, 695 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 678-640-5713 or www.enoughpie.org/popups

Autograph Signing

What: Former USC football player, Connor Shaw, will autograph footballs, jerseys, helmets and more.

When: 1-4 p.m. March 15

Where: Palmetto Moon, 1614 Palmetto Grande Drive, Mount Pleasant

Price: $20-25

More Info: 849-8122 or www.palmettomoononline.com

St. Paddy's Day Bash

What: This St. Patrick's party will feature green beer, Irish food, tricycle racing, jousting and more.

When: 2 p.m. March 15

Where: The Celtic Knot Pub, 208 W. 5th North St., Summerville

Price: No Cover

More Info: 261-0258

St. Patrick's Weekend

What: Blu Restaurant and Bar will host a weekend-long St. Patrick's Day celebration with live Irish music, a special menu and more.

When: 2 p.m. March 15

Where: Blu Restaurant and Bar, 1 Center St., Folly Beach

Price: Free

More Info: 588-6658 or www.blufollybeach.com

Salute the Troops Gala

What: Patriots of the Lowcountry will host a fundraiser gala to benefit local veterans and their families.

When: 6:30 p.m. March 15

Where: The Harbour Club, 35 Prioleau St., downtown Charleston

Price: $125

More Info: 367-8892 or www.patriotsofthelowcountry.org

'Music Down in my Soul'

What: The School of the Arts vocal department will present a concert of spirituals and gospel music.

When: 6:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Charleston County School of the Arts, 5109 W. Enterprise St., North Charleston

Price: $15 adults, $10 students and seniors

More Info: 469-5292 or www.soavocal.com

Wild Game Dinner

What: Local chefs will prepare a special dinner featuring wild game and seafood, with games, live music and more to benefit Pinewood Preparatory School.

When: 7 p.m. March 15

Where: Summerville Airport, 898 Greyback Road

Price: $50

More Info: 376-0142 or www.pinewoodprep.com

Sound of Charleston

What: A musical history of Charleston from Gullah to Gershwin.

When: 7 p.m. March 15

Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $28

More Info: 270-4903 or www.soundofcharleston.com

'The Foreigner'

What: Rumors begin to fly when a mysterious foreigner arrives in a rural Georgia town in this comedy.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St., downtown Charleston

Price: $34.50 adults, $32.50 seniors, $22.50 students and military

More Info: 577-7183 or www.charlestonstage.com

'Embracing Pangaea'

What: College of Charleston Theatre and Dance faculty and students will perform a dance concert.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Emmett Robinson Theatre, Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St., downtown Charleston

Price: $15 general, $10 seniors and students

More Info: 953-5604 or www.theatre.cofc.edu

'Old Country'

What: Na Fidleiri and the Taylor Festival Choir will present traditional Irisih music in "From the Lowcountry to the Old Country."

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Grace Episcopal Church, 98 Wentworth St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10-30

More Info: 723-4575 or www.taylormusicgroup.net

Charleston Symphony Orchestra Masterworks

What: The Charleston Symphony Orchestra will perform works by Vaughan Williams, Elgar, Stravinsky and more.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Sottile Theatre, 44 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 adults, $20 students

More Info: 723-7528 or www.charlestonsymphony.org

'Dat Art Tho'

What: Twelve artists with the College of Charleston Studio Art department will display their work along with live music, videos and more.

When: 7:30-11 p.m. March 15

Where: King Dusko, 541 King St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

More Info: 670-3343 or www.kingdusko.com

Benefit Fashion Show

What: Designer Luis Machicao will present a fashion show to benefit Communities in Schools.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: Principle Gallery, 125 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $10 general, $25 VIP

More Info: 740-6793 or www.luismachicao.com

'The Playboy of the Western World'

What: An Irish village treats a young man as a hero until they discover his stories may be less than true.

When: 7:30 p.m. March 15

Where: South of Broadway Theatre Company, 1080 E. Montague Ave., North Charleston

Price: $18

More Info: 745-0317 or www.southofbroadway.com

'Improv Riot'

What: An improv comedy show.

When: 8 p.m. March 15

Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $12

More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com

'Sugar Bean Sisters'

What: Two eccentric spinster sisters try to be abducted by aliens in a Florida swamp near Disney World.

When: 8 p.m. March 15

Where: The Footlight Players, 20 Queen St., downtown Charleston

Price: $25 adults, $22 seniors and military, $15 students

More Info: 722-4487

Percussion Concert

What: Zakir Hussain and Masters of Percussion will perform Indian music.

When: 8 p.m. March 15

Where: Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., downtown Charleston

Price: $30 general, $20 students

More Info: www.indiaassociationofgreatercharleston.com

'Pippin'

What: Midtown Productions presents a dinner theater performance of this musical about a young prince searching for the secret of happiness.

When: 8 p.m. March 15

Where: Midtown Cabaret Theatre, 2816 Azalea Drive, North Charleston

Price: $30-49.50

More Info: 795-2223 or www.midtownproductions.org

'Laugh for a Lincoln'

What: Theatre 99 ensembles will perform two to three acts of improv comedy.

When: 10 p.m. March 15

Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $5

More Info: 853-6687 or www.theatre99.com