Today

RAW FOOD WORKSHOP: 7 p.m. Whole Foods, 923 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant. Participants will learn about the benefits of a raw food diet, will be able to sample raw recipes and learn how to make them. 284-8410.

MONDAY NIGHT CONCERT SERIES: 8 p.m. Simons Center for the Arts, 54 St. Philip St. $10 at door, free for students. The College of Charleston will welcome Roger Bellows, The Drifting Troubador. 953-5927.

Tuesday

HURRICANE AWARENESS FORUM: 8-9 p.m. Seacoast Church, 750 Long Point Road, Mount Pleasant. East Cooper Community Outreach (ECCO) is partnering with Seacoast Church and LIVE 5 NEWS to sponsor its first "Live" Hurricane Preparedness and Awareness Forum. The forum is open to the public. The forum panel will be composed of emergency preparedness officials from various components of state, county and local governments, meteorologists, civic organizations, churches and businesses that have roles in community Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery efforts. For more information, contact Ivan Lund, ECCO Disaster Preparedness Coordinator, at 416-7128 or Allison Keane, Seacoast, Long Point Campus Missions Coordinator at 881-2100, ext. 1109.

Wednesday

CYP NETWORKING EVENT: 6-8 p.m. O'Brion's Pub and Grille, 520 Folly Road, James Island. $10. The Charleston Young Professionals will hold their monthly networking event. Attendees are encouraged to wear their favorite team shirts. Appetizers and drinks will be provided. www.charleston-yp.com.

AWENDAW GREEN BARN JAM: 6:30-11 p.m. Awendaw Green, 4879 U.S. Hwy. 17. Free. Music by Hey Rocco, Mac Leaphart and My Ragged Company, the Tips, Ryan Bonner and the Dearly Beloved. Barbecue and drinks will be sold. 452-1642 or www.awendawgreen.com.

Thursday

TICKET LAUNCH AND BENEFIT: 5:30-7:30 p.m., Charleston Harbor Resort and Marina, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $35. Get a taste of the 2011 Charleston Wine + Food Festival during the Ticket Launch and Benefit Party. The party will preview events such as Bubbles + Bites, the Lowcountry Gospel Brunch, BBQ, Blues + Brew and more. Proceeds will benefit the festival's signature charity, Lowcountry Local First. 727-9998, ext. 1, or www.charlestonwineandfood.com.

DOCK STREET THEATRE OPENING CEREMONIES: 6:30 p.m. Dock Street Theatre, 135 Church St. $100. In honor of the reopening of the Dock Street Theatre, ceremonies will be held that will feature music by Charlton Singleton, the unveiling of the new show curtain designed by Jonathan Green, champagne and food, remarks by Mayor Joe Riley and more. 856-5316 or www.charlestonstage.com.

Friday

'SHAGGIN' ON THE POINT': 5:30-9:30 p.m. Lookout Pavilion, 20 Patriots Point Road, Mount Pleasant. $7. Dance the evening away to the sounds of the East Coast Party Band. 856-0028.

MOONLIGHT MIXER: 7-11 p.m. Folly Beach Fishing Pier, 101 E. Arctic Ave. $8 Charleston County residents, $10 nonresidents and at door. Dancing to music by DJ Jim Bowers as well as food and beverages. 795-4FUN.

Saturday

CRAFT SHOW: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. Tea Farm Cottage, 808 N. Cedar St., Summerville. The Harvest Days Craft Show will feature locally made arts and crafts as well as authentic Jamaican food. 871-1113.