Things to Do Wednesday, January 28, 2015

File/Staff From Cypress Gardens to Mount Pleasant, gardening events are springing up as the season changes. Plan ahead for spring planting and learn to grow fruits and vegetables in your home garden.

What: Middleton Place invites residents of the tri-county area to visit during the month of January and enjoy half-price adult gardens and stableyards admission.

When: 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Where: Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Road, Charleston

Price: $14

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What: All members of the Charleston community are invited to participate in making self-portraits using minimally messy materials. Each participant can choose to keep his or her self-portrait or donate it to the Charleston Self-Portrait Project Collection for future viewing by the community. The project will create a “portrait of Charleston” that will be featured in a public exhibition in March.

When: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Where: Cistern Yard, 66 George St., downtown Charleston

Price: Free

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What: Anthony Keinath, a professor of plant pathology and pathologist at the Clemson University Coastal Research and Education Center in Charleston will teach a class. Bring your lunch or a dish to share. Call to register.

When: Noon lunch, 12:30 p.m. presentations

Where: Cypress Gardens, 3030 Cypress Gardens Road, Moncks Corner

Price: $10

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What: Post and Courier restaurant critic Hanna Raskin will cover how to use all of your senses when eating, and how to translate your insights into writing and more. Meal included with class.

When: 6 p.m.

Where: Southern Season, 730 Coleman Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: $35

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What: Join Carolyn Burson for a Tower Garden and Wine party to learn how to grow nutritious, tasty vegetables and fruits at home. Organic wine and healthy snacks will be served. Pre-registration required.

When: 5:30 p.m.

Where: EcoHealth Wellness Center & Detox Spa, 1051 Johnnie Dodds Blvd., Mount Pleasant

Price: Free

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what: Play Bingo for free drinks at Tin Roof.

When: 7 p.m.

Where: The Tin Roof, 1117 Magnolia Road, Charleston

Price: Free

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