Things to do today, Tuesday, Aug. 19


What: Daily tasting tours go behind-the-scenes and visit with chefs and bakers in local culinary landmarks and specialty shops.

when: 9:30 a.m.-noon

Where: Bulldog Tours, 40 N. Market St., downtown Charleston

Price: $50

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What: Bring your toddler to the Outdoor Classroom in the Animal Forest at Charles Towne Landing for "Toddler Time," with animal stories and a walk through the habitats. Designed for ages 2-4 years.

when: 11 a.m.

Where: Charles Towne Landing State Historic Site, 1500 Old Towne Road, Charleston

Price: Included in general admission.

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What: This inaugural fundraiser golf tournament followed by a gala 'par'-tee will benefit Chefs Fore Vets, a local non-profit that aims to help connect the culinary, golf and veteran communities.

When: 11 a.m. tee time; 5 p.m. dinner party

Where: Daniel Island Club, 600 Island Park Drive

Price: $50-700 player packages; $25 dinner tickets

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What: Buy local vegetables, fruits, seafood, flowers, baked and canned goods, fresh-cooked meals and snacks. Weekly events also include live music and free children's activities.

When: 3:30-7 p.m.

Where: Mount Pleasant Farmers Market Pavilion, Coleman Blvd. and Simmons St.

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What: Hampton Park loop will be closed Tuesdays and Thursdays to motor vehicle traffic to allow people to skate, bike, jog or walk around the loop.

When: 6-8 p.m.

Where: Hampton Park, 30 Mary Murray Drive, downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Barbershop Chorus rehearsals and fellowship. Open to all men who like to sing and refreshments will be served.

When: 6:30-9 p.m. Tuesdays

Where: Grace United Methodist Church, 1601 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Blues piano/vocals in the Chicago and New Orleans traditions with side trips into Lowcountry blues, coastal improvisations and swampy meditations on the 88s.

When: 8-10 p.m.

Where: How Art Thou Cafe, 1956 Maybank Highway, James Island

Price: Free

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What: Journey by lantern light into Charleston's most haunted places and hear darkly romantic stories of ghosts, Gullah root magic and paranormal sightings or choose the more wicked tour, with unsavory bits of history, highlighting Charleston's most colorful characters: prostitutes, gangsters and crooked politicians (adults only).

when: Both tours begin at 8 p.m.

Where: Market Hall, Daughters of Confederacy Museum, 188 Meeting St., downtown Charleston

Price: $17

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