Archive for January, 2017

7th Annual Bo Roast & Chili Cook-Off

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 20, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

15781222_10154528121802928_4094553394987925712_nJoin Camp Happy Days and the James Island Vikings on Saturday, January 28th from 12pm to 6pm for the 7th Annual Bo Roast & Chili Cook-Off at the Smoky Oak Taproom on James Island. The event will include an Oyster Roast, Chili Cook-Off and Live Music featuring Hunter Ford, Mark Jackson, Eddie Bush and The Shakin’ Martinis. Award plaques will be given to best Individual/Team, Best Restaurant and People’s Choice.  All proceeds will directly benefit Camp Happy Days.

Current sponsors include Blue’s Burgers, Snagajob, Garage 75, AC Heating & Air, Charleston Fram & Wheel, Cynthia & Brian Jenkins, Life Trax, Life Cool, Butler & College, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, Atlantic Inc Termite Pest, iMortgage, SC Property Pros, YachtSalvage.com, Swich L, Headwater Research Inc, Lawhorns Machine Shop, Local 616, CLI Accounting Services, Man vs Magnet, Jack O’ Cups, Seanachai, Keepsakes Florist, Lowcountry Diesel, Callie’s Charleston Biscuits, Tin Roof and New Age Contractors.

1077219_10152173722127928_2961210151206009511_oCamp Happy Days is a local non-profit that provides year long services to South Carolina children battling cancer and their families by offering cost free programs and activities. Since 1982, over 1,500 children with cancer and their families have benefitted from the cost-free, year-round programs. From age-specific on-going programs, family counseling and financial assistance, “dream dates,” hospital visits, holiday giving and more, these offerings help relieve worries and strengthen family bonds. Developed with guidance from the medical community, these programs help improve the emotional, physical and psychological health of children and families affected by pediatric cancer. At Camp Happy Days, kids discover the power within them – as they share life-changing experiences with kids just like themselves who are battling cancer.

For more information about the eventor Camp Happy Days, visit www.camphappydays.org.

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12th Annual Music and Oysters for Wildlife

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 10, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

awesFriends of Coastal South Carolina announces the 12th annual Music and Oysters for Wildlife on Saturday, January 21 from 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm at the Sewee Outpost in Awendaw. It will be a fantastic day of music and all you can eat Bulls Bay oysters. The Rusty Rudder crew will be cooking the BBQ and chili this year. The music lineup includes Minimum Wage, Hans Wentzel & The Eighty Sixers with guests Mark Bryan, Danielle Howle, and Doug Jones, The Loose Hinges, Ed Hunnicutt and the Red Dog Ramblers

Presented by Friends of Coastal South Carolina, the event benefits the group’s environmental education programs which allow thousands of kids along the South Carolina coast to explore the wonders of our natural world each year. In addition to teaching kids about their responsibility as stewards of our environment, the science focused programs allow kids to see their in-class science lessons come to life in the outdoor classrooms of our national forest and wildlife refuges.

“Although we support many conservation projects for our coastal national forest and wildlife refuges, environmental education remains our flagship program,” said Executive Director Grace Gasper. “We must have a knowledgeable and engaged next generation making decisions to continue to protect our natural resources.”

The event also features an “out of this world” silent auction with incredible bargains on travel, local dining, and outdoor gear. Advanced tickets $35  or $40 at the gate. Children under 12 are free. Ticket includes live music and all you can eat oysters. All beer wine and food sales benefit Friends of Coastal South Carolina. Held rain or shine, no pets or outside alcohol is allowed. Tickets are available at www.sccoastalfriends.org.

Southern Fried Chicken Challenge

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on January 6, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Southern Fried Chicken Challenge will take place at The Grove at Patriot’s Point on Saturday, January 14 from 1pm-6pm as local chefs and restaurants face-off to determine who has the best fried chicken in the Lowcountry. The Southern Fried Chicken Challenge will feature Charleston’s top chefs and restaurants, live music by Plane Jane Band and Tidal Jive and so much more.
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Attendees will have the chance to sample and vote for their favorite fried chicken dish from top restaurants including Bohemian Bull, Fleet Landing, The Mac Daddy Food Truck and much more. Guests will also have the opportunity to shop and dine at the Vendor Village with local artisan food and retail vendors from Granna’s Gourmet, HB2 LLC, King of Pops, Molly and Me Pecans, Right Coast Collective Jewelry, SnoBar Southeast and The Mason Jar by Fatboys and more.

Advance tickets for the Southern Fried Chicken Challenge are available for purchase online and are going fast. General Admission tickets are $20 per person and $75 for VIP now through Friday. VIP Tickets include entrance into the festival, VIP area access and open bar. Tickets can be purchased the day-of (if available) for $25 for General Admission and $85 for VIP Tickets. To purchase tickets, please click here.

The Southern Fried Chicken Challenge benefits The Green Heart Project and MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital. The Green Heart Project integrates school farms as outdoor classrooms in an effort to teach students the virtues of hard work, respect, and success.  MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital is dedicated to enhancing the health of children throughout South Carolina, and supports excellence in pediatric patient care, teaching and research. Sponsors for the event include Crews Chevrolet, Charleston Affair, David Aylor Law Offices, Republic Garden & Lounge, Snyder Events and Verizon.

To purchase tickets and for more information about the event including the full festival lineup, visit SouthernFriedChickenChallenge.com

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