What’s Happening in Charleston: October 2017
Strawless Summer Celebration Party: The organizers of the @strawlesssummer are hosting a party to celebrate the success of the campaign on October 10 at 492. The event is free for food and beverage employees, and a $5 donation for the public to benefit the Surfrider Foundation Charleston Chapter.
Oktopurrfest: Cat- and beer-lovers will want to plan on attending Oktopurrfest on October 11 at the Pounce Cat Cafe. Tickets are $30 per person and include eight different types of fall-inspired beer, unlimited snuggles with a room full of kittens, and a souvenir Pounce tasting glass.
Meat on Goat: Craig Diehl is hosting a fundraiser on Goat Island—Meat on Goat—on October 14 from 2 to 6 p.m. The event, which benefits Butchers of America, will feature meat-centric plates, wine, beer, and live entertainment. Tickets are $175 per person.
Grower Champagne Dinner: The Ordinary is teaming up with Grassroots Wine and Terry Theise Selections to host a Grower Champagne Dinner on October 19. The dinner will showcase a rare selection of champagnes poured by the winemakers themselves. Tickets are $200 per person.
Mushroom Gathering: Grow Food Carolina will host its annual Mushroom Gathering on October 20 from 6 to 9 p.m. The event will feature mushroom dishes by Butcher & Bee, The Lot, Edmund’s Oast, The Ordinary, The Macintosh, and more. There will be beer by local breweries. Tickets are $45 per person.
Poetry on the Patio: 492 is hosting Charlotte, North Carolina’s Queen City CLTive on October 21 from 7:30 to 9 p.m. on the patio during the first Free Verse Poetry Festival. Guests can eat and drink while listening to the free event featuring spoken word and rhythms.
Jazz Brunch at Hampton Park: The Charleston Parks Conservancy is hosting a special jazz brunch on October 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can bring chairs and blankets and for the $10 admission, can enjoy music by Asa Holgate and a free drink ticket. Local food trucks will be onsite including Brunch Holiday, The Waffle Connection, Roti Rolls, and Notes Curbside Coffees.
Tres Anos Revelry Block Party: On October 29, Revelry Brewing will celebrate their third anniversary with a Latin and taco themed block party. From noon to 6 p.m., patrons can purchase tacos by BJ Dennis, John Lewis, Shuai Wang, and more. Tickets are $10 and benefits Charleston Green Heart Project.
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