JAMES ISLAND — Restaurateurs Mike Lata and Adam Nemirow of FIG and the Ordinary will host the Charleston Oyster Social on Sunday, November 24, on Bowen’s Island. The fundraiser will benefit Lowcountry Local First and the South Carolina Shellfish Growers Association. Participants include Binky’s Oyster Bar, Bowen’s Island, Chubby Fish, Delaney Oyster House, FIG, Le Farfalle, The Grocery, Home Team BBQ, Leon’s Oyster Shop, the Macintosh, Nico, the Ordinary, Obstinate Daughter, and Rappahannock Oyster Bar. Tickets are available for $125.
EASTSIDE — Food magazine the Local Palate and Breakthru Beverage hosts its annual Whiskey After Dark series on Wednesday, October 16, at 7:30 p.m., at the Cedar Room. There will be more than 100 whiskeys and fare from Rodney Scott’s BBQ, Sam Jones BBQ, Southern Soul Barbecue, and Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint. Tickets start at $65. A portion of proceeds will benefit Charleston Animal Society.
UPPER KING — Pop-ups for a Purpose and Charleston Animal Society invites pet lovers to join them for a Rooftop Hop of King Street. On Friday, October 18, from 4:00 p.m. to midnight, participants will explore the tops of Uptown Social, Pour, and Stars, with discounts on food and beverages. Tickets are $20.
LOWER KING — On Thursday, October 24, Charleston Grill will put out a special tasting menu from chef Michelle Weaver with pairings from wine distributor David McCarus from McCarus Beverage. Each course paired with Italian wine from Oliver McCrum. Look for courses like veal tenderloin and braised lamb with truffle risotto. The evening is $175 per person. Reservations can be made by calling (843) 577-4522.