3-10/29 Fall Wine Strolls at Middleton Place – On Wednesday evenings, sip and stroll in a different garden location each week while sampling old and new world wines. www.middletonplace.org

3-14 Charleston Restaurant Week – Enjoy the world-renowned cuisine of the Lowcountry as participating restaurants offer prix fixe lunch and dinner menus consisting of three items for one price. www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com

11-13: Carolina Gold Rice Harvest at Middleton Place – Join a costumed interpreter at the rice field overlook for a hands-on demonstration of how Carolina Gold rice was harvested. www.middletonplace.org

12-13 2nd Annual Chucktown Showdown – This standup paddleboard race travels past the Battery with great views of Charleston. Elite (8.5 mile) and short (4 mile) course options available. Event benefits Special Olympics. www.chucktownshowdown.com

20 Charleston Jazz Orchestra presents “Buena Vista” – A 20-piece big band made up of Charleston musicians will do two performances of Latin music at the Charleston Music Hall. 843-641-0011 | www.jazzartistsofcharleston.org

21 Carolina Green Fair – Sustainable and environmentally friendly exhibits/demos plus entertainment, food and children’s activities at James Island County Park. www.carolinagreenfair.com

21 The 2nd annual Tri-Kiawah – Participate in a competition featuring a .7-mile swim, 25.1-mile bike and 6.1-mile run around Kiawah Island. 843-768-2121 | www.kiawahtriathlon.com

25-10/5 30th Annual MOJA Arts Festival – This is a 10-day celebration of Gullah culture named for the Swahili word meaning “one.” It includes dance, music, theater and literary arts performances at venues all around Charleston. 843-724-7305 | www.mojafestival.com

9/26-28 Southern Living Taste of Charleston – Head to Boone Hall Plantation for a three-day showcase of more than 50 Lowcountry restaurants and specialty and imported beer plus entertainment, children’s area and the legendary Waiter’s Race. www.charlestonrestaurantassociation.com