Inaugural Charleston Insiders’ Weekend Scheduled for May

charlestoninsidersweekendThe Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is partnering with five Time, Inc. publications to host the inaugural Charleston Insiders’ Weekend from May 1st through the 3rd.

The weekend-long event will feature more than 20 local experiences celebrating Charleston's epicurean scene, shopping, history, culture, and lifestyle - all through the eyes of those in the know. All of the events will be hosted by local personalities, chefs, artisans, musicians and the following Time Inc. editors:

  • Coastal Living Editor-in-Chief Antonia van der Meer
  • Food & Wine Editor-in-Chief Dana Cowin
  • Southern Living Editor-in-Chief Sid Evans
  • Travel + Leisure Editor Nathan Lump

Some of the scheduled events include:

  • Friday Night "Chef + Editors Dinners"
    • Chef Mike Lata with Cowin at The Ordinary
    • Chef Jeremiah Bacon with Lump at The Macintosh
    • Chef Graham Dailey with Evans at Peninsula Grill
    • Chef Michelle Weaver with Coastal Living Editor, Tracey Minkin
  • A round of golf at The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort
  • A tour of private homes on Sullivan’s Island with Coastal Living Homes Editor Ellen McGauley
  • Charleston Harbor Sail Excursion with Travel + Leisure and mixologist Rod Weaver of Husk Restaurant
  • Biscuits & Jam, an outdoor concert, pig roast, and Lowcountry boil hosted by Southern Living at Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park
    • Featuring brews and spirits from Charleston’s craft breweries and distilleries
    • Headline act will be announced soon
  • "Eat and Drink Like a Local" Passport Tour hosted by Travel + Leisure
    • Two days of drinks and small dishes from Artisan Meat Share, Callie’s Hot Little Biscuit, Butcher & Bee, Zero George, Craftsman, Fleet Landing, Indaco, Hall’s Chophouse, and 39 Rue de Jean
  • "Shopping and Socializing on King" hosted by Southern Living, Departures, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine
    • Participating shops include Hampden Clothing, Croghan’s Jewelbox, Paulo Geiss, and Blue Bicycle Books.
More information, hotel packages, and tickets can be found online here. The entire schedule can be seen here.

 

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