Music competition: Wadmalaw Island-based Firefly Vodka is giving away $1,000 to six undiscovered musicians in its "Flavor the Music" competition. To qualify, musicians must upload their original song at www.FireflyVodka/com/FlavorTheMusic under one of six musical genre categories. Entries are being accepted through Friday.
Musicians must submit an original song that embodies Firefly and its flavors. Musical genre submissions are Sweet Tea Original, Folk/Country; Sweet Tea Bourbon, Rock/Blues; Peach Tea, Pop; Lemon Tea, Jazz; Mint Tea, Latin/Reggae; and Raspberry Tea, Hip-Hop/R&B.
Firefly Vodka will pick the top 18 submissions and stream them on www.FireflyVodka.com/FlavorTheMusic. The highest voted song in each musical genre wins $1,000. Voting will be April 30-May 28. All musicians who enter must be 21 years of age or older. Visit www.fireflyvodka.com.
Chef's Potluck: To raise awareness about local agriculture and its role in sustaining the community, Lowcountry Local First is hosting the third annual Chef's Potluck 4-7 p.m. May 2 at the Pavilion at Middleton Place. Top chefs from area restaurants will prepare dishes using local produce, meats and seafood. Live music, wine, beer, Wholly Cow ice cream, SweetTeeth chocolates and Island Coffee. There will be a silent auction of wares from local businesses and a farmers market tent. Participating restaurants include Blossom, Closed for Business, Cru Cafe, Cypress, Duvall catering and events, Fish, Glass Onion, Middleton Place and Slightly North of Broad. Tickets are $45 for LLF members and $50 otherwise. Available at www.lowcountrylocalfirst.org, at the Glass Onion in West Ashley and Charleston Cooks! on East Bay Street. Proceeds will support Lowcountry Local First's Sustainable Agriculture Initiative.
Garden tea: The Summerville Community Orchestra Guild presents a Southern Garden Tea on May 2 at Linwood Inn to benefit the orchestra. Seatings will be at 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Tickets are $15. Visit www.summervilleorchestra.com or call 875-0113.
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