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Epicurean weekend at Euphoria

SEPT. 20-23 Greenville, S.C.

Epicurean weekend at Euphoria

Music, food and drink are celebrated Sept. 20-23 in Greenville, S.C., at the Euphoria celebration. At its Taste of the South, Sept. 21 at the Peace Center Amphitheater, singer-songwriter Edwin McCain is among those taking the stage while 13 top Upstate restaurants offer food sampling; there’s also beer and wines under the pavilion ($125). Sept. 22 is a daylong wine, beer and gourmet food under-a-tent Tasting Showcase ($75). Sept. 23 has a jazz brunch with more than 20 area restaurants ($45; $100 per family) and Sunday Supper (live-action cooking stage with food, bluegrass, bourbon and beer; $150).

Details: www.euphoriagreenville.com.


SEPT. 22 Atlanta

Family Folklife Festival

The Atlanta History Center’s Fall Folklife Festival starts Sept. 21 with an evening foodie event at the center’s Smith Family Farm. Top area chefs will discuss Atlanta cuisine, restaurants will offer samples; there’s also live music. Cost: $75 (includes food/beverage). Sept. 22, 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the same site, the festival will have more food events, demonstrations of historic crafts and cooking styles, a petting zoo and live traditional music. Fest admission (online): $14.50; $11 for students and 65 and older; $9 for ages 4-12. Details: www.AtlantaHistoryCenter.com/Family.


SEPT. 27-30 Mount Airy

Mayberry Days

Mount Airy – Andy Griffith’s home town – holds its Mayberry Days Festival Sept. 27-30. Special events will honor the memory of “Andy Griffith Show” stars who died in the last year: Andy Griffith, George Lindsey and Doug Dillard. There will be a Doug Dillard Tribute concert at the Andy Griffith Playhouse on Sept. 28; the parade Sept. 29 with Betty Lynn (the show’s “Thelma Lou”) as grand marshal and a musical “Hometown Tribute to Andy Griffith” at 9:30 a.m. Sept. 30. Details: www.mayberry.org.


SEPT. 29 Canton

Barbecue and bluegrass

The Smokin’ BBQ and Bluegrass Festival will be staged at Canton’s Cold Mountain Corn Maize on Sept. 29, starting at 10 a.m. Activities include the maze, bluegrass, clogging, barbecue and a ’cue competition. Admission: $10. Details: www.visitncsmokies.com.


SEPT. 28-30 Charleston

Try Taste of Charleston

Fifty Lowcountry chefs and restaurants will offer sample portions of their specialties at the Southern Living Taste of Charleston event Sept. 30 at Boone Hall Plantation. Admission: $15/advance, $20/gate. Other events include an “Iron Chef” competition at the Culinary Institute of Charleston (6-9 p.m. Sept. 28; $50 and $100); and a Sept. 28-29 Charleston Dine Around, with participating restaurants offering three-course menus paired with a specialty/craft beer. Details: www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com/taste-of-charleston.

John Bordsen

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