If you go

Spoleto Festival USAPurchase tickets in person at the Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St., by phone by calling 579-3100 or online at www.spoletousa.org.Piccolo SpoletoPurchase tickets in person at the Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St., or at the Charleston Visitor Center, 375 Meeting St., by phone by calling 866-811-4111, online at www.piccolospoleto.com or 30 minutes prior to performance at the event location.

While Spoleto Festival USA performances are starting to thin out, Piccolo Spoleto is still going full tilt as we enter the homestretch.

With the festival coming to a close Sunday, check out our top picks before it’s too late! And again take note that some of these shows are performed more than once, so check online for full schedule details.

Keep up to date on all things Spoleto, including reviews of shows and interviews with artists, at www.postandcourier.com/Spoleto.

TodayMusic in TimeWhat: Guo Wenjing, the composer of Feng Yi Ting, presents his trio “Dramas,” a theater for three percussionists.

When: 5 p.m.Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: $25TracesWhat: This cabaret-circus features nonstop acrobatics fused with urban dance.

When: 8 p.m.Where: Sottile Theater, 44 George St.

Price: $30-$65Hansel and Gretel

What: Columbia Marionettes brings the timeless Brothers Grimm tale to life with marionettes.

When: 9:15 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.Where: Charleston County Public Library Auditorium, 68 Calhoun St.

Price: FreeDavid Runner & Carlene Eastridge

What: Part of the L’Organo Recital Series, the duo’s program includes works by John Rutter, Robin Dinda, Edith Borroff, Michael Burkhardt, Kenneth Leighton, Paul Lindsay Thomas and the Ride of the Valkyries by Richard Wagner.

When: 10 a.m.Where: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St.

Price: Donations acceptedThe House That Jack Built

What: Part of the Stelle di Domani Series, this is a staged reading of the 2012 Todd McNerney National Playwriting contest winner written by James Still.

When: 3 p.m.Where: Theatre 220, Simons Center, 54 St. Philip St.

Price: FreeChatham Baroque, Fresh Ayre

What: Part of the Early Music Series, this program offers works of Purcell, Handel, Matteis and Oswakd. Chatham Baroque will be joined by Julie Andrijeski, baroque violin.

When: 3 p.m.Where: First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting St.

Price: $16.Three ViewingsWhat: There’s a story behind every farewell in a funeral parlor, and here we’ll see three tales: a mortician lets us in on a long suppressed secret; a sexy corpse-robber comes home to settle a score; and a sheltered wife learns the truth about her marriage.

When: 3 p.m.Where: Footlight Players Theatre,20 Queen St.

Price: $21Taylor Festival Choir/The GreenIsle Trio

What: The Taylor Festival Choir will perform traditional and esoteric arrangements of Irish airs, as well as movements from Micheal McGlynn’s Celtic Mass. The GreenIsle Trio ranges from lively Celtic jigs and reels to complex chamber music.

When: 7 p.m.Where: Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St.

Price: $16The Glorious Sound of Brass and Organ

What: Organist Scott Turkington joins Todd Jenkins and The Crescent Brass Ensemble for an evening of majestic music for brass and pipe organ. The program will feature works of Johann Sebastian Bach and George Frideric Handel along with other classical and modern composers.

When: 7:30 p.m.Where: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 120 Broad St.

Price: Suggested donation of $10

Mahalia: A Gospel MusicalWhat: Take a look at the life of America’s most famous gospel singer who struggled through the iron fist of her aunt and later found acceptance among churchgoers who didn’t approve of her shouting and clapping for Jesus.

When: 8 p.m.Where: Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St.

Price: $20-$25Jazz at the Hippodrome

What: Pulse Trio — Stuart White, percussion; Ben Wells, bass; and Sam Sfirri, piano — take recent, popular music and uses it as a springboard for improvisation. Expect improvisations on arrangements of songs by Stevie Wonder, Radiohead, Michael Jackson and more.

When: 9 p.m.Where: The Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.

Price: $16FridaySpoleto Festival Orchestra

What: Anne Manson conducts the Festival’s orchestra, featuring piano soloist Stephen Prutsman.

When: 7:30 p.m.Where: Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St.

Price: $10-$65After the show: Attend Cocktails and Curtain Call, a “last hurrah” for the “old” Gaillard Auditorium, at 9:30 p.m.

Hay FeverWhat: The Gate Theatre presents Noel Coward’s comedy of manners.

When: 7:30 p.m.Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: $25-$85Yun Kyong KimWhat: Part of the L’Organo Recital Series, her varied program includes works by Marcel Paponaud, Joseph Bonnet’s work Titanic in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the tragedy, J. S. Bach, Robert Ampt, Louis Vierne and Iain Farrington.

When: 10 a.m.Where: St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church, 405 King St.

Price: Donations acceptedChatham Baroque, Mediterranean Odyssey

What: Part of the Early Music Series, this program includes Spanish dances like the Jota and Canarios, and concludes with the fiery La Follia by Antonio Vivaldi.

When: 3 p.m.Where: First (Scots) Presbyterian Church, 53 Meeting St.

Price: $16Taylor Festival Choir

What: The choir will perform the Vaughan Williams Mass in G minor and Michael McGlynn’s Celtic Mass.

When: 4 p.m.Where: Mepkin Abbey, 1098 Mepkin Abbey Road, Moncks Corner

Price: $36Music & Art in Times of War

What: The exhibit reception will include a lecture by George Waters about the life and times of his grandfather, Gen. George Patton

When: 6:30-9p.m. Where: Aircraft carrier York- town, 40 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant

Price: $7Jazz at the Hippodrome

What: The Lonnie Hamilton Quintet featuring Quiana Parler will perform.

When: 7 p.m.Where: The Hippodrome, 360 Concord St.

Price: $16Camp MeetingWhat: Hark back to an old country church before electrical lines were run. Smell the oil lamps and hear the electrifying sounds of hand-clapping and foot-stomping music sung in Gullah.

When: 8 p.m.Where: Mt. Zion AME Spiritual Church, 5 Glebe St.

Price: $15SaturdayRebirth Brass Band

What: This New Orleans brass ensemble blends jazz, funk and hip-hop

When: 9 p.m.Where: College of Charleston Cistern Yard, St. Philip and George streets

Price: $30-$45One Man Star Wars

What: A high energy, nonstop blast through the first three “Star Wars” films. The catch is, there’s only one cast member.

When: 7 p.m.Where: Theatre 99, 280 Meeting St. (above The Bicycle Shoppe)

Price: $16Aiken Choral Society

What: Music from the Movies features music heard in the films “Amadeus” (Requiem), “The Color of Money” (Verdi’s Chorus of the Hebrew Slaves), “Amistad,” “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkeban,” “An American President” and Mascagni’s Easter Chorus from “Godfather III” and others.

When: 3 p.m.Where: Harborview Presbyterian Church, 900 Harbor View Road, James Island.

Price: Donations acceptedMark Twain’s Final Tour

What: Toward the end of Twain’s life, he toured the world, and this show is Stan Gill’s portrayal of that tour.

When: 8 p.m.Where: Footlight Players Theatre, 20 Queen St.

Price: $21-$25 Cathedral Music by Candlelight

What: The Charleston Renaissance Ensemble performance will feature ethereal vocal music written for the great cathedrals of Europe, ranging from 12th Century chant to High Renaissance polyphony.

When: 10 p.m.Where: Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 120 Broad St.

Price: Suggested donation of $7-$12

SundayChamber MusicWhat: These concerts feature a changing roster of artists, under the leadership of violinist Geoff Nuttall.

When: 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.Where: Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St.

Price: $25Fired Up and Focused!

What: Celebrate the 100th birthday of Charleston’s master blacksmith Philip Simmons as motivator, author and actor Michael E. Evans re-creates and revisits Simmons’ life and legacy in his one-man show.

When: 2 p.m.Where: St. John’s Reformed Episcopal Church, 91 Anson St.

Price: $11After the show: An annual birthday celebration for Simmons will be held.

Blues on the DockWhat: Sarasota Slim will open with a little help from Juke Joint Johnny and Smoky Weiner. Nature Boy Nik will also per- form.

When: 4 p.m.Where: Bowen’s Island Restaurant, off Folly Road

Price: $21