Palette & Palate Stroll

Vinson Petrillo from Zero George torches foie gras for the 10th annual Palette and Palate Stroll.

Primp, prep and pamper yourself at the 11th annual Palette & Palate Stroll, featuring 11 art galleries in the historic French Quarter, paired with 11 well-known local restaurants. Each gallery will present something special or intimate in its exhibit space, such as a painting demonstration, new works on display, a VIP reception or live music. Downtown’s fine dining restaurants will craft their cuisine as guests explore the galleries and mingle with local artists and chefs. Proceeds from the stroll will benefit art education. A dessert and Champagne after-party follows at the Vendue Inn.

WHEN: 5:30-7:30 p.m. July 15

where: Historic district of downtown Charleston

price: $45

more info: 843-345-3275, www.paletteandpalate stroll.com