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January 10-21, 2018
Charleston Restaurant Week
Charleston, South Carolina
The event, executed by the Charleston Restaurant Association (CRA), is one of the most highly anticipated culinary events in the Charleston area. It is an opportunity to enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus.
January 28, 2018 Annual Lowcountry Oyster Festival
Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina
80,000 pounds of Oysters - The Lowcountry Oyster Festival is the World’s Largest Oyster Festival and has been named one of the “top 20 events in the southeast” by Southeastern Tourism Society. Highlights include the legendary “Oyster Shucking” and “Oyster Eating” Contests, live music on the main stage, wine, a selection of domestic and imported beers, a Children’s Area complete with pony rides and jump castles and a “Food Court” showcasing a variety of local favorite restaurants to satisfy everyone’s taste.
January 30-February 1, 2018 42nd Annual Hotel, Motel & Restaurant Supply Show of the Southeast - Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
The marketplace of choice for thousands of hospitality buyers and decision makers from all over the southeast. The show is known for attracting industry professionals and corporate leaders to come… purchase supplies and/or services they need…. while gaining exposure to the latest, innovative and problem solving solutions. In today's competitive marketplace, industry buyers are looking to cut costs, improve efficiency and grow profits. This is the show that can put your company in front of thousands of actual buyer/decision makers!
February 14, 2018
Most of the more than 1/2 million restaurants in the U.S. have special events scheduled for today. They are too numerous to list.
February 17-24, 2018
National FFA Week
the week of George Washington's birthday as National FFA Week in recognition of his legacy as an agriculturist and farmer.
February 19-25, 2018 Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest
Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
The family-friendly event at Shelter Cove Community Park features area restaurants/chefs serving up seafood specialties and other tasty cuisine, live entertainment, a Kids Zone, a silent auction, an Iron Chef-style competition (Art of Cuisine), and more. Sponsored by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation, helps raise money for the American Cancer Society, MD Anderson Cancer Research Center & Island Recreation Scholarship Fund.
March 5-9, 2018 National School Breakfast Week - Nationwide
School Nutrition Association.
March 20, 2018 'AgDay' National Agriculture Day - Nationwide
A day to recognize and celebrate the abundance provided by agriculture
January 21, 2017 Music and Oysters For Wildlife
Awendaw, South Carolina
The oysters are the best ever and the music is as hot as those shellfish. An annual fundraiser for the Friends Group for the National Wildlife Refuges and Forest of coastal South Carolina.
February 18, 2017 World Beer Festival - Columbia
Columbia, South Carolina
Presented by All About Beer Magazine, the World Beer Festivals are among the premier beer events in the country, with sampling of beers from over 100 breweries, education, and the best local music and food. Part of the proceeds will benefit a local cause.
March 1-5, 2017 Charleston Wine + Food - Charleston, South Carolina
BB&T Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that celebrates the renowned food culture of Charleston, SC during a five-day festival the first weekend of every March. With a local food culture rich in tradition, James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best city to visit in the world according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2014 Readers’ Choice Awards, the festival infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts.
March 18, 2017 Celebrity Chef Tour - Travelers Rest, South Carolina
Benefiting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
January 20, 2014 Viva La Vista Festival - Columbia, South Carolina
The epicurean event in Columbia's Congaree Vista neighborhood celebrates the fall with live music, beverages and a taste of The Vista's most popular restaurants.
February 6, 2013 Celebrity Chef Tour - Charleston, South Carolina
Benefitting the James Beard Foundation, featuring Award-Winning Chefs
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