It’s River Draughting, not (just) rafting!
Every Wednesday in June, Adventure Carolina is hosting a Congaree River kayaking tour that begins and ends at River Rat Brewery. How does that work? Sign up at Adventure Carolina; then meet up 5:30 p.m. at River Rat, located at1231 Shop Road
. Each paddler gets to experience the beauty of the river during the 3-mile trip and gets two pints of their choice of River Rat brew. $50 per person. Call for reservations,
. Adventure Carolina is at 1107 State St., Cayce,www.adventurecarolina.com
Get involved! Calling all chefs – current, retired and experienced. Cooking Matters, a new cooking and nutrition education curriculum, will be hosting cooking and nutrition classes for adults in various locations in Columbia and is looking for volunteers to share their skills. If you are interested, email email@example.com.
Krispy Kreme (limited edition) Southern Classics
are available now through July 9 at participating Krispy Kreme locations: The Peach Pie doughnut has peach filling, white icing, piecrust crumbles and peach-flavored drizzle; the Lemon Kreme Cake doughnut has a rosette of lemon-infused Kreme filling, topped with cake crumbles and powdered sugar.
Speaking of doughnuts… Friday, June 5, is National Doughnut Day!
Check out where you can pick up a freebie (while supplies last) in the Columbia area: participating Bi-Lo groceries (free powdered donut hole at the in-store bakery); Krispy Kreme and Dunkin’ Donuts.
Dine on the Bridge … the Gervais Street Bridge Dinner
brings together restaurants from Columbia, West Columbia and Cayce in a celebration of what we all have in common. Scheduled for 4-8 p.m. Oct. 18,tickets for this first-ever event go on sale at noon June 10
. Proceeds will benefit the Congaree Riverkeeper.
Creek to Table Dinner at City Roots
to benefit the Coastal Conservation Association, 6:30-9 p.m. June 10 at City Roots. Enjoy local fresh and saltwater fish from South Carolina, wine and a cocktail reception. $100 per person. A presentation of Farm to Table Events, tickets and information ateventbrite.com
Rotary Club of the Vista’s Night Garden Party
, 6-9 p.m. June 18 at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. Enjoy an evening of great food, beer and wine, live music by Ross Holmes and a silent auction, all to benefit The Therapy Place. Tickets, $50 per person. Call Bill Coggins, (803) 413-0446, see theFacebook
page or visiteventbrite.com