The Art of the Leftover: Chef Brandon Velie of Juniper restaurant puts his creative spin on how to use your Thanksgiving leftovers.
Columbia’s Cooking: Plant Based Friends-Giving recipes for the holidays: cream of mushroom soup, white bean and kale salad, wild rice stuffing, butternut squash and sweet potato casserole, apple fennel sage lentil loaf, vegan creme brulee.
5:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 17 at USC’s Cancer Prevention & Control Program, Discovery 1 Building, Suite 200, 915 Greene St. $35; register at columbiascooking.org/classes/, ColaCook@mailbox.sc.edu or (803) 576-5636.
German Harvest Festival with Bierkeller Columbia: The Farm to Table Event Co. pairs up with Bierkeller Columbia and The Wurst Wagen to present a German-inspired festival featuring charcuterie, beer and wine. Bierkeller releases the long-awaited Rauchbier Smoked Beer, an amber lager with 5.3 percent ABV.
Senate’s End Fall Festival: Enjoy live music, food trucks, beer and wine, and arts and crafts.
Noon-6 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 20 at 302 Senate St. Free dmission but $25 contribution to benefit S.C. Commission for the Blind. Seated jazz brunch available for sponsors or groups of eight contributing at $500 or $1,000 level. www.facebook.com/302Artisans
South Carolina Oyster Festival: Bring your chairs, blankets and oyster knives. Enjoy live music, ld beer, wine garden and oysters (other food also will be available)). Reduced rates on historic house museum tours.
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 20, Robert Mills House and Gardens, 1616 Blanding St. Admission $5/person does NOT include oysters, food or drinks. scoysterfest.com.
Thanksgiving Wine + Chocolate: Wines from Vino Garage are paired with Evolution through chocolate truffles.
6-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, at 302 Artisans, 302 Senate St. $25, or $40 percouple. www.facebook.com/302Artisans
USC-Clemson Certified SC Grown Palmetto Series Food Drive: Through Monday, Nov. 21, to benefit Harvest Hope Food Bank and Golden Harvest Food Bank. In Columbia, canned goods can be dropped off at Bi-Lo locations: 4464 Devine St., 2349 Augusta Road, 300 Knox Abbott Drive, and 2453 Charleston Highway. On the University of South Carolina campus: 650 Lincoln, Patterson Hall, Russell House, Strom, Columbia Hall, Capstone, South Quad, West Quad, East Quad, Bates, Bates West, Rice, Dodie Enrichment Center, Coliseum and fraternity/sorority houses. Gamecock fans also can text HHFB Cocks to 501501 to donate $10. Learn more about the Palmetto Series at www.palmettoseries.com or www.scfoodbankassociation.org/palmetto-series.
After three years of business at 2322 Devine St., high-end athletic apparel company lululemon athletica has closed up shop at its showroom location there and will reopen as a full store in its new home in Trenholm Plaza this month.
“(We) are so thrilled to be opening a full store in Columbia,” lululemon athletica Southeast area community strategist Helen McKeon said recently. “We have enjoyed introducing the city to the brand through the showroom over the past few years and the city is primed for a full store offering. Columbia is such an active city with so many influences elevating wellness in the city and we know we are ready to join this conversation in a powerful way.”
lululemon athletica touts itself as, “a technical athletic apparel company for yoga, running, training and most other sweaty pursuits.”
The new location opens at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 18.
4840 Forest Drive in Trenholm Plaza, Forest Acres.
Susan Ardis, firstname.lastname@example.org, @foodsusan; Janet Jones Kendall, email@example.com