Friday, September 23, 2011

Scrumptious Summerville 2011 Kitchen Tour

Who doesn't like a win-win situation? Opportunity for the benevolent support of countless charities is readily available in the Lowcountry and many of these opportunities become highly anticipated annual entertainment events, circled on social calendars a year in advance. On Sunday October 2nd, 2011 the ninth-annual Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour will take place in the Shepard Place neighborhood located in Historic Summerville, South Carolina. The annual fete benefits the Dorchester Children's Center a child advocacy program serving abused children in Dorchester and Berkeley Counties.

The Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour has developed a reputation for being a grand event, affording the patrons access to some of Summerville's finest homes, cottages and gardens and food prepared by many of the Lowcountry's finest chefs and restaurants. Talented musicians perform in the gardens at each venue and area florists provide breathtaking floral centerpieces and decorations for the enjoyment of guests.

This years event will feature a new twist, a sort of departure from the tradition of being hosted in historic homes and cottages of the picturesque village located a mere twenty-three miles from Charleston. Instead, this year twenty home owners of the Shepard Place Community are graciously opening their homes for the fundraiser. Shepard Place, named for Dr. Charles Shepard the founder of the Pinehurst Tea Plantation in Summerville. Tea from the Pinehurst Tea Plantation was world renowned, winning first place at the 1904 World's Fair. Shepard Place is a new development but features some very unique and beautiful showcase homes, tastefully decorated with personal touches and fine furnishings.

The kitchen tour hours are from 1pm-5pm and patrons can mingle and roam at their leisure as the host homes are all located on two contiguous streets within the enclave. Some of the restaurants participating in the kitchen tour are : The Boathouse, Woodland's Inn, Oscars and Queen Anne's Revenge.

Tickets can be purchased online by clicking the link. If you love fine food, great music and are looking for some home decor ideas, don't miss the Scrumptious Summerville Kitchen Tour 2011 From The Land of Palm Trees.

1 comment:

  1. I've been reading your blog for a while now and have enjoyed your thoughts. Personally I have been reading with a vague sense of uneasiness. I figrued out today why that is. You call it FROM THE LAND OF PALM TREES. You picture show a single palm tree. So perhaps it should be From the Land of Palm Tree or mayhap you could replace the photo with one of multiple palms. Just sayin'.
    Keep up the good words buddy.


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