Smokin’ at the Farmers Market Commissioners Cup BBQ Cook Off and Festival returns March 21 and 22 to the State Farmers Market, 3483 Charleston Hwy. Come out 6:30-9:30 p.m. Friday, March 21, for the Anything Butt (no pork) competition or swing by for the main event 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, March 22, for pork ribs and Boston butts (tastings both days while supplies last). Sanctioned by the Southern BBQ Network, prizes will be awarded in the following catagories: Grand Champion SC State Champion, Reserve Champion, Pork Butts (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Pork Ribs (1st, 2nd, 3rd), Anything Butt, and new in 2014, Peoples Choice. There will be activities for children and live music. Ticket packages available at ticket booth. More information, contact Jackie Moore at email@example.com. Team entry forms and vendor/food truck information at agriculture.sc.gov. Deadline to enter is March 7.Columbia Warrior Cook-Off Check out The Munchies: People’s Choice Food Awards
Flying Saucer to host Conquest Beer Dinner in collaboration with The Mamas & The Tapas 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27 at 931 Senate St. This four-course meal will highlight seven Conquest brews. $40 per person ($35 for UFO members), available at Flying Saucer or call (803) 933-9997Bodegas Mayor 1619 Wine Dinner, 6-9 p.m. March 3 at 116 State . Wine Dinner at Terra with Arcadian Winery, 6:30 p.m. March 4. FARMERS: Want to reach a wider group of buyers?
Cooking with Chef Marion focuses on light and quick weeknight meals 10 a.m.-1 p.m. March 8. Register by March 7, $25 includes all supplies. Call (803) 781-2031. Ballentine Park is at 1009 Bickley Road, Ballentine.Saturdays @ The Center Beer 101 at the Lourie Center
2nd Friday cooking classes for kids age 9+. For upcoming classes and information, see http://cpcp.sph.sc.edu/cooking. Register by calling (803) 576-5636 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. 915 Greene St., Suite 101Tiny TasteBuds cooking classes for children ages 3-5 years at EdVenture edventure.org Charleston Cooks! at Cross Hill. www.charlestoncooks.com Fleur de Lys Home Culinary Institute. fleurdelyscolumbiasc.com Let’s Cook Culinary Studio letscookculinary.com Chef d’Jour Classes: Wine classes: http://www.hrsm.sc.edu/mccutchen-house
Rosewood Market Farmers Market, 4-7 p.m. second and fourth Thursdays, 2803 Rosewood Drive, (803) 256-6410 www.rosewoodmarket .comVista Marketplace Online Farmers Marke http://vista.locallygrown .net Vista Marketplace at Whaley
t, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. every Saturday at the 1500 block of Main Street www.sodacitysc.com