February Food and Drink Events

Cousins Maine Lobster at Craft and Draft

Saturday, February 1, 2020 5 PM – 9 PM

Craft and Draft (Devine St.) welcomes Charlotte’s Cousins Main Lobster for a special night of lobster themed menu items featuring real Maine lobster. Lobster rolls, lobster grilled cheese, lobster tots, and more. Lobster fans can’t miss this opportunity. Kid Friendly! Click here for more info.

Super Bowl LIV Block Party

Sunday, February 2, 2020 3 PM – 10 PM

1600 Main Street is hosting a block party for Super Bowl LIV. Screens in The Grand, Main Course, and Goodlife Cafe will show the big game and each will host their own variation of activities. Play games at Main Course or bowl at The Grand before, during, or after the game. $20 gets unlimited wings and one bucket of domestic beer at any of the locations, with Vegan wings at Goodlife Cafe. Ticket can be redeemed at any of the restaurants. For more info and tickets, click here!

Game Day at Hickory Tavern

Sunday, February 2, 2020

Watch the Super Bowl at Hickory Tavern with All-You-Can-Eat wings during the game for $20, and giveaways every quarter with prizes like a Lay-Z-Boy recliner and free wings for a year. Click Here for more info.

Monday Night Burger, Beer, & Music at Tombo Grille

Monday, February 3, 10, & 17, 5:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Join Tombo Grille every Monday night for live music. For just $10 get a tasty burger, fries, and a beer to enjoy alongside live music from bands such as Randy Lucas band, Alex Whalen, and Don & Sara Ann Russo. Bar opens at 4:30 PM and Dinner starts at 5:30, plus don’t miss live music by Billy Sloan every Wednesday. Check out their amazing menu on their website here.

Bierkeller Bockbieranstich and Winterfest

Friday February 7 5:30pm – 10pm

A traditional Franconian Bockbieranstich (bock beer ceremonial keg tapping) under the red-and-white tents at Swamp Cabbage Brewing. Bockbier and Helles Lagerbier + food (pretzels, Kellerplater and hopefully smoked meats) as well as superfresh Kellerbier. More here.

Couples’ Cake Decorating Class

Saturday, February 8, 2020 7 PM – 9 PM

The Dipped Marshmallow is hosting a couples’ cake decorating class at HarborChase of Aiken. Learn techniques, play games, and enjoy refreshments while making a beautiful cake to take home. Supplies provided, tickets are $85. A singles-only class is also being held earlier that day at 11am. Click Here for more info and tickets.

Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company presents Blues Night @ The Brewery

Wednesday, February 12, 2020, 7pm-9pm

Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company welcomes a duo with the same title, Swamp Cabbage Duo, Wednesday, February 12th. Swamp Cabbage mixes genres of blues and jazz to craft a unique and improvised sound, a perfect pairing for a brewery that crafts unique tasting beer. No cover charge required, but the best way to experience this event is with a cool Swamp Cabbage Brewery beverage.

Healthy Cooking Class by SC Blue

Thursday, February 13, 2020 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM

Learn how to bring fresh, healthy ingredients together to create meals you can feel good about! The recipes provided are quick and easy. This month’s Healthy Cooking class will cover dinner. Free to attend, just register for the event HERE!

Amore Under the Stars

Friday February 14 7pm – 10pm

Join the South Carolina State Museum for Amore Under the Stars, a special romantic evening featuring night sky observing, a champagne bar, an array of delicious desserts, exclusive gallery tours and more. Details on Facebook.

Wine Tasting and Charcuterie Night @ Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company

Saturday, February 15, 2020, 7pm-9pm

Back by popular demand, Swamp Cabbage Brewing Company is hosting another Wine Tasting and Charcuterie Night. Sample a rich assortment of wine, cheese, bread, and sweets from local and international sources. Find a new favorite then take home a bottle at a discount. Tickets are $40 per person or $75 per couple. Click Here for tickets and info.

Enoree Wine Tastings throughout February

Every Friday throughout February, open til 8 PM

Visit Enoree River Vineyards for wine tastings until 8pm, every Friday in February. Wine Specials are available between 6 and 8 PM. Exclusive to February, enjoy Raspberry Rose Wine Slushies while supplies last, and on Valentine’s day that mix will be priced half off all day! Wine tastings are $12, include a sampling of up to 10 wines, and include a souvenir glass. Click Here for more info.

Wine for Water

Thursday February 20, 2020 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Join the Gills Creek Watershed Association as they celebrate their 20th anniversary Roaring 20’s style! They will have a live jazz band, plus amazing wine and local beer from River Rat Brewery paired with delicious food from local restaurants! More on Facebook.

World of Beer Festival

Saturday February 22, 2020

Held at SC State Fairgrounds

Participating Breweries

13 Stripes • Angry Fish • Frothy Beard • Low Tide Brewing • Savannah River Brewing • Champion Brewing • Abita • Angry Orchard • Austin East Ciders • Sam Adams • Boulevard • Bull City • Cigar City • Dogish • Heineken • Highland • Hunter Gatherer • Lagunitas • Legal Remedy • Lo-Fi • New Belgium • NewGround New South • Oskar Blues • Pabst Blue Ribbon • RJ Rockers • Rogue • Sweetwater • Sycamore • Terrapin • The Unknown • Thomas Creek • Truly • Twisted Tea • Two Blokes • Bravazzi • White Claw • Wild Basin • Hazelwood Brewing • Cottontown Brew Lab • Amor Artis Brewing • Benford Brewing • Slow Play Brewing • Bold Rock • Victory • Southern Tier • Wicked Weed • Goose Island • Golden Road • Elysian • Breckenridge • Devils Backbone • Steel Hands • Columbia CraftSwamp Cabbage • Kona • AMB • Stone • Hi-Wire • Woodchuck • Narragansett • BI’s • Palmetto • Catawba • Twisp • Sugar Creek • Allagash • Bon & Viv • Stella • Bud Light Seltzer • Natty Seltzer • Lonerider • Southern Barrel • Mighty Swell • Bells More information and tickets here.

Cayce Smokehouse Opening & Chili Cookoff

The Cayce Historical Museum will be opening its new, historic Smokehouse exhibit on Saturday, February 22nd at 10:00 AM. To kick off the day of festivities, the City Museum will also officially unveil the newly restored 1936 City of Cayce firetruck, “Big Red,” and host a Chili Cook- Off all on the same day!

10:00 AM – Cayce Historical Museum Opens Smokehouse Exhibit
Noon – Chili Judging Begins and Public Tastings Follow
1:30 PM – Cayce Department Chili Cook-Off Winner Announced

Tastings will be ready after Judges sample at noon. You can purchase two tastings for the Chili-Cook Off for $5.00 for each adult and $3.00 for each child. Additional tastings will be available for purchase, and all proceeds will be used as a donation to the Cayce Historical Museum. See more on Facebook.

4th Annual Taste On The River

Tuesday, February 25, 2020 6PM – 9PM

Brought to you by the city of West Columbia and The West Columbia Beautification Foundation, the best restaurants from West Columbia and the surrounding areas are coming together for a fun evening to showcase their cuisine. Tour multiple tasting stations throughout the event and browse a silent auction for deals. Tickets are $50 per person, and include 2 drink tickets for the cash bar, access to restaurant samples, and access to the silent auction. For more info and tickets Click Here or call 803-791-1880 x 623

Ruth’s Chris Rombauer Vineyards Wine Dinner

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 6:30 PM

An ideal date night or the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your favorite wine lover. The first of Ruth’s Chris Steak House‘s Tastemaker Wine Dinner of 2020 features Rombauer Vineyards, a classic American winery known for four decades of wine making experience and three generations of unrelenting passion for food and wine. The richness of Rombauer’s crowd-pleasing wines, coupled with recipes from the family’s iconic Joy of Cooking cookbook, were the inspiration behind each of five delectable courses on this special menu. $120 per person (plus tax & gratuity), no online reservations available, call 803-212-6666 for reservations or additional information.

First Course – Smoked Pork Belly paired with Rombauer Sauvignon Blanc
Second Course – Pumpkin & Celery Soup paired with Rombauer Chardonnay
Third Course – Mediterranean Chicken Fricassee paired with Rombauer Merlot
Main Course – Filet Mignon with garlic Herb Crust paired with Rombauer Cabernet Sauvignon
Dessert Course – Dark Chocolate Cheesecake paired with Rombauer Zinfandel

Sights and Bites Vista Tour

Saturday, February 29, 2020 4 PM – 6:30 PM

Tour Downtown Columbia’s Vista, visiting 5 of Columbia’s best and historic restaurants, learning facts from your tour guide along the way. Certified tour guides are experts in the area’s history and will keep the tour running on schedule for 3 straight hours of delicious food and insightful knowledge from the city. Tickets are $45 per person and include sample tastings from each restaurant. Click here for more info and ticket reservation!

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