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FRENCH QUARTER — As the Gibbes Museum of Art gears up to reopen, it will host a huge street party on Thursday, May 12. The Gibbes soirée is always a highlight of the spring party season, as they invite big name chefs to serve a multitude of delicious dishes. Gibbes says that Charleston Grill general manager Mickey Bakst calls it "the best party of the year." The cost of the ticket, $150 for museum members/$175 for nonmembers, allows the guest to sample fare from FIG, Edmund's Oast, Hank's, Indaco, Charleston Grill, Husk, and more. The fête kicks off at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are available online. [EaterWire]

ANSONBOROUGH — To celebrate Spoleto, contemporary cafe Zero George has teamed up with King Street store Ibu to offer a specialty cocktail named after the shop made with tequila, St. Germain, Aperol, a spicy habanero-infused simple syrup, club soda, and lime. A portion of the drink's proceeds benefit Aid to Artisan, a non-profit that supports low-income artisans around the world to build businesses. [EaterWire]

JOHNS ISLAND — Dinner cult Commune pairs culinary minds with local producers to provide a unique dining experience for Lowcountry patrons. On Sunday, May 15, Commune invites McCarus Beverage Company and chefs Jason Rheinwald of The Ocean Room and Air Casebier of Feast Charleston to create a four-course experience. The evening starts at 5:30 p.m. at Sea Island Savory Herbs farm. The cost for early buyers is $95. [EaterWire]

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