What: Wine tastings to benefit local charities.

When: 4-6 p.m. Where: Newton Farms (Kiawah/Seabrook), 515 Freshfields Drive

More Info: 243-3276 or www.newtonfarms.net

What: Four wines and cheeses. When: 5-7 p.m. each Friday

Where: In Good Taste, 1901 Ashley River Road

Price: $1 More Info: 763-5597 or www.ingoodtastecharleston.com

What: Four wines and cheeses. When: 2-4 p.m. Saturdays

Where: In Good Taste, 1901 Ashley River Road

Price: $1 More Info: 763-597 or www. ingoodtastecharleston.com

What: Hosted by Common Grounds Sunday school class. Benefit youth programs.

When: 4-7 p.m. May 19 Where: Bethany United Methodist Church, 1853 Maybank Highway

Price: $7 for adults in advance, $8 at the door and $4 for children

More Info: 795-3527 or www.charlestonlowcountry.com/ Bethany/index.html

What: A tasting trip of Asian cuisine. Menu works well as a buffet or sit-down dinner of Laotian shrimp and fruit salad; vegetables with Thai peanut sauce; laab: Thai chicken with lime, mint and cilantro; Balinese coconut steamed rice; and coconut sesame cookies.

When: 6-9:30 p.m. May 21 Where: Trident Technical College Main Campus, 7000 Rivers Ave.

Price: $59 More Info: 574-6152 or www. tridenttech.edu/ce_25177.htm

What: Learn to create savory and healthy recipes with local ingredients. Menu includes a meze platter (appetizer): tiropitas: cheese and phyllo pastries; zucchini, feta and pistachio fritters; marinated mushrooms; and moussaka: the celebrated Greek dish of meat and eggplant with a sweet and spice tomato sauce. Two Greek wines.

When: 6:30-9 p.m. May 22 Where: In Good Taste, 1901 Ashley River Road

Price: $50 plus tax More Info: 763-5597 or ingood tastecharleston.com

What: Five Loaves Cafe hosts New Belgium Beer Dinner.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 22 Where: Five Loaves Cafe, 43 Cannon St.

Price: $30 for four beers, four courses

More Info: Must call for reservation, 805-7977

What: Old Village Post House hosts Compass Box Whisky for a special dinner. Compass Box is a specialist Scotch whisky maker. Chef de cuisine Forrest Parker and chef Frank Lee have created a menu that underlines the flavors from the Scotch. Reservations are required.

When: 6:30 p.m. May 23 Where: 101 Pitt St., Mount Pleasant

Price: $55 plus tax and gratuity

More Info: 388-8935 or www.mavericksouthernkitchens.com/oldvillageposthouse

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