McKay Communications To-Do List: February 27-March 4, 2012

Monday 2.27
What: Food Truck Bonanza
Where: The Pour House, 1977 Maybank Hwy., James Island
When: Doors open at 6:00p.m.
How:  Cure your case of the Mondays and head out to the Food Truck Bonanza for some grub while enjoying free live music by Aaron Firetag and Folkgrass. Chow down on food provided by Roti Rolls, Diggity Doughnuts, GeeChee Island, Tokyo Crepes, Happy Camper SnoBalls and other locals. Continue the party inside with a $5 show by Rachel Kate Gillon and Friends with The Local Honeys.

Tuesday 2.28
What: Farm Feast Auction, presented by BB&T and The Local Palate
Where: Courtyard Marriott, 125 Calhoun St.
When: 6p.m.-9p.m.
How: Support the Wine + Food Festival’s signature charities by bidding on trips, wines, cookbooks and other unique items at this cowboy chic auction. Tickets are $75 and benefit Feed the Need and Lowcountry Local First’s Incubator Farm and Training Center.

Wednesday 2.29: The ReDo Party
Where: Harborside East, 28 Bridgeside Blvd., Mt. Pleasant
When: 6p.m.-9p.m.
How: Don’t let February sneak away without any romance! Pull out your old wedding or bridesmaid dresses and come celebrate an extra day in the month of love with champagne, music and appetizers. Tickets are $20, but bring along your beau because guys get in free for once! Donations are suggested to benefit the Skirt! Scholarship at the College of Charleston.


Thursday 3.1
What: Charleston Wine + Food Festival Unofficial Kick-off Reception
Where: Heirloom Book Company, 123 King St., Downtown
When: 6:30p.m.-8p.m.
How: It’s that time of year again! Get in the Wine + Food Festival spirit (for free) by celebrating with southern cuisine retailers and aficionados like Callie’s Biscuits, The Lee Bros., Jack Rudy Cocktail Co., and Middleton Made Knives.

Friday 3.2
What: Shop, Sip + Savor
Where: Lower King St., Downtown
When: 2p.m.-5p.m.
How: Shopping, cocktails and gourmet food; sounds like a good way to start the weekend, huh? Mosey into King Street’s fabulously trendy boutiques while warming up your tastebuds for the weekend’s Wine + Food Festival. Don’t miss this King Street stroll for $50. Food from Leaf Cafe and Bar and Bull Street Gourmet.

Saturday 3.3
What: Culinary Village and Grand Tasting Tents
Where: Marion Square, Downtown
When: 3p.m.-6p.m.
How: Indulge in samples from over 90 food, wine and spirit stations all within the confines of Marion Square. Be sure to come with an empty tummy and an open mind so you can enjoy some of the nation’s best culinary treats and worldly libations. Don’t forget to stop by the AAA Vacations/Azamara Club Cruises + Piggly Wiggly Taste of the South Grand Tasting Tents. Tickets are $100 and include a piece of commemorative glassware. For more important information visit the Festival’s website.

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