Around Town: Must-See August Events

Summer is slowly coming to a close and almost everyone around seems to be focused on back-to-school prep. We are a lot less concerned about school and much more interested in what’s happening after school.

Find out which events are happening in the Lowcountry this month, and try and take time out of your busy schedule to enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors featured in these awesome events!

Rockin’ the River Outdoor Concert Series – August 4, 11, 18

This family and pet-friendly summer concert series is a favorite for all ages! Hosted at the Riverfront Park in North Charleston, this event also features food trucks, beer and wine vendors and a fun-filled kid’s zone. This month, you’ll be able to enjoy the musical stylings of the Dave Matthews Tribute Band, Ellen Drive w/ Jump Castle Riot and Departure, the Ultimate Journey Tribute Band.

Chef Kitchen Dinner Series – August 11, 18

Hosted at Cru Catering, this dinner series showcases unique 5-course tasting menus from some of the best chefs around. The theme for the August 11 dinner is the French Connection, and features traditional Lowcountry cuisine with a French twist. The theme for the August 18 dinner is Something Egg-stravagent, and every course features an egg that is growing in size.

BevCon Charleston – August 21-24

Are you in the food and wine business? Then this event is for you. BevCon is a multi-day curated event that brings together national and international beverage and culinary professionals together for various networking events, learning opportunities and tastings. You’ll discuss the latest industry trends with experts around the globe and gain insights that will help you take your business to the next level.

Hot Nights and Holy City at Middleton Place – August 27

Hosted in the popular Middleton Place Pavilion, Hot Nights and Holy City is a night-long celebration of summer flavors in the Lowcountry. This event features pairings of seasonal beers from Charleston’s Holy City Brewing with seasonal dishes from the Middleton Place Restaurant. If you decide to turn it into an overnight affair, you can receive 10 percent off your room rate at the Inn at Middleton Place just by attending the event.