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Lowcountry Autism Foundation to host Stokes Volkswagen 4th Annual Oysters for Autism

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 27, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation is set to shuck things up over some hot steamy oysters for a cause at their fourth annual Oysters for Autism event at Bowens Island Restaurant on Sunday, November 12th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Tickets may be purchased online prior to the day of the event at www.lafinc.org.

The menu for the event includes oysters, chili and hot dogs and also includes non-alcoholic beverages. Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Local artist Jack Triebold and local alternative rock band Bateman’s Stud Farm will provide entertainment. The event will also feature a silent auction with items ranging from generous gift certificates to businesses in the area to golf outings. Sponsors include title sponsor Stokes Volkswagen as well as Motley Rice, Lucey Mortgage, Cresswind Charleston and more. 

The Lowcountry Autism Foundation’s strives to improve the lives of families living with Autism Spectrum Disorder. They provide clinical diagnostic assessments and programs to support families throughout the lifespan. LAF’s goal is to decrease the stress on the family and connect them with every available resource.  With a mostly volunteer, multidisciplinary staff LAF has provided over half a million dollars in free autism services while all funds raised stay in South Carolina.

More information is available about Lowcountry Autism Foundation and the event at www.lafinc.org or please call Louisa Hopkins at 843-876-0415 for more details.

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Ballpark Festival of Beers

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on August 23, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

The 15th Annual Ballpark Festival of Beers presented by Kickin’ Chicken will be held on Saturday, August 26th at Joe Riley Park. Sample over 100 American and international ales, stouts, lagers, pilsners and specialty brews. The evening will start out with the Blue Plantation Band who are an acoustic string band with a diverse variety of authentic musical styles including Bluegrass, Irish, Folk, Country, Swing and Jazz. Plan to dance the away with Midnight City.

Vendors include Towne Centre Tobacco, Charleston City Paper, InTown, Charleston Henna, Kickin’ 92.5, Mix96, Nectar Sunglasses, Grit Box Fitness, Green Taxi, Caroline Apartments, Drifter Merch, The Standard at James Island Apartment, Wharf 7, Cooper River Farms, Contract Exteriors, Harbor Entrepreneur Center, and Hoover Mitsubishi.

Tickets are $30 general admission and $60 for VIP tickets and available at any area Kickin’ Chicken. $35 tickets are available at the RiverDogs Box Office or at RileyParkEvents.com.  VIP  includes 6pm early entry, 25 sampling tickets (instead of 18), and access to the Kickin’ Chicken VIP Lounge which includes light snacks and refreshments. 

For additional information, click here.

 

The Haraway Brothers (of The Sundogs) Live in Charleston

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , on August 9, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

This weekend, Aug. 11-12, The Haraway Brothers will make Charleston’s Home Team BBQ their home, playing on Sullivan’s Island on Friday night and Downtown on Saturday. Lee & Will Haraway, founders of The Sundogs, are celebrating their debut record together, titled “The Haraway Brothers Wish You Love & Luck in the World”, which you can listen to on iTunes, Spotify and right here.

Friday Night’s show starts at 10 PM on Sullivan’s Island with $5 cover, while Saturday starts at 7 PM on the outdoor stage at HTBBQ downtown and is free. Come listen to every song from you new favorite album plus some Sundogs tunes and other fun choice covers.

Released on May 5The Haraway Brothers’ Wish You Love & Luck in the World is exactly what the title describes, a sincere wish and a shot of good, positive vibes for everyone that lets music into their ears and hearts. Smart, funny and occasionally sad songwriting is buoyed by brilliant brotherly harmonies, heartbreaking pedal steel guitar and searing guitar leads from Benji Shanks (who also produced the album) that would make the late great Waylon Jennings cry. If you’re on board with Jason Isbell, Sturgill Simpson, Ryan Bingham and BJ Barham, The Haraway Brothers Wish You Love & Luck in the World will be an instant addition to your listening universe. For more information on the new album, visit www.harawaybrothers.com.

The Haraway Brothers Wish Charleston Love & Luck in the World, Aug. 11-12 weekend
The Haraway Brothers Wish Charleston Love & Luck in the World Live at Home Team BBQ August 11th-12th weekend

Taking a Look at Relish Distinctive Catering

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , on June 21, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

When planning an event or wedding, the cuisine is one of the main ingredients to a successful celebration. Serving the area since 2005, Relish Distinctive Catering offers a great full-service catering value by granting clients affordable access to a talented chef, exclusive venues and professional event planners. The company believes that every occasion is an opportunity to delight the senses, and its desire is to create events that do just that.

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The culinary team is led by Executive Chef Sean Wren. After graduating from Culinary Arts Program at Johnson & Wales University, Sean honed his skills working in several lowcountry restaurants. In 2005, he began working at Yeamans Hall Country Club before opening Cork Neighborhood Bistro in Park Circle where he blended his own Southern heritage with traditional cuisine from the South of France. Later he became Executive Chef at the new Boeing plant in North Charleston before joining Relish Distinctive Catering. He still enjoys forays into international cuisine, but his passion for all things home cooked and homegrown continues to be the guiding principal for his favorite creations.

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Relish Distinctive Catering is not your average caterer as in addition to excellent cuisine, they go above and beyond to handle every aspect of our reception from ceremony orchestration and party timing to entertainment coordination and event rentals. To inquire about Relish Distinctive Catering and schedule a complimentary consultation, please contact its exceptional planner Lacy Davidson at 843-849-2412 or ldavidson@rivertownecountryclub.com. Find out more about the company at www.relishdistinctivecatering.com.

10th Annual FollyGras Parade & Street Festival

Posted in Sales & Events with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on February 22, 2017 by Lowcountry Boil

16508480_10211398866025934_4601364528459334565_nThe 10th Annual FollyGras Parade & Street Festival will be held on Saturday, Feb. 25th on Folly Beach. A Mardi Gras celebration like no other, FollyGras has quickly become one of the island’s most anticipated community events. Center Street restaurants will have food booths set up in front of their businesses throughout the duration of the parade & festival, serving Cajun or Creole off-menu items. A few new additions have been added to this year’s event, such as a children’s pet parade & kids activities throughout the day as well as more local food and various crafts and art vendors such as Drifter Merch and Zinnialou Jewelry. Live music will be performed by Gaslight Street, Soul Fish, Josh Roberts & The Hinges and The Island Trio. As always, the festival is family-friendly and free to attend.

Center Street will be closed at 10 a.m. Any cars left on Center Street overnight or that morning are subject to towing. The parade lineup will start at 10:30 a.m. on 1st & 2nd Blocks of W. Arctic Ave. The parade will begin as close to 12:00 noon as possible, with the street festival immediately following.

For more information about FollyGras, click here.

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.

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.

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