A Concert Series with Laura Ball and Friends will be held 7-8 p.m. at the Charleston Library Society, 164 King St. Tickets are $15 with season tickets available. Door prizes are available at each concert. There will be a drawing for a private tasting from Avondale Wine and Cheese. "Favorite Arias and Duets" features singers Suzanne Fleming-Atwood, YunHao Jiang and Laura Ball accompanied by Jessica Minahan on piano.


Charleston Area Therapeutic Riding will host its annual fundraising lunch noon-1 p.m. at the Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St. Guest speaker Stacy L. Pearsall is an award-winning photographer who served three tours in Iraq and won the Bronze Star Medal and Commendation With Valor. Tickets are $70. Call 559-6040 or visit


OPEN, a multidisciplinary arts event, will be held 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Memminger Auditorium, 56 Beaufain St. in downtown Charleston. Read more about it on Page 13.


Don't like football? Then head to North Charleston Wannamaker County Park, 8888 University Blvd., for "Dog Day Afternoon" noon-5 p.m. $10 per dog admission. The water park will allow dogs to play in the wave and kiddie pools. Owners will not be allowed in the water. Call 795-4FUN or visit


The Charleston County Main Library's "Off the Grid" acoustic series begins at 6 p.m. at 68 Calhoun St. Admission is free. Local band Henry's Attic and Kansas-based Holly Reed will perform. Call 805-6842 or visit


Carolina's Restaurant will host a singles mixer 6-8 p.m. at 10 Exchange St. Admission is $10 in advance, $15 at door. Call 647-3731 or visit


Public Enemy is at the Music Farm! See Page 20


Check out the fall fashion event at NV Upscale Dance Lounge, 48 N. Market St. Doors open 9 p.m. and the show starts at 10 p.m.; $10 admission. The show features Sam's Closet, Julia Faye Davison, Alena Fede and others.