A dinner at Panini's to benefit the Beaufort International Film Festival

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The Beaufort International Film Festival is back February 15 to 19th — and while that may seem a ways off, things are already getting under way.

Next year's poster has been announced and a fundraiser is being hosted at Panini's Cafe on Wednesday, November 9, at 6 p.m. Dinner seating is at 6:45.

Also offered will be, "the latest in Film Festival 2012 news, and one ticket for a drawing to win free BIFF movie and event admissions and a Golden Ticket-All Events pass for Two."

It's $40 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call Panini's for reservations: (843) 379-0300.

Here's the menu:

Cocktail Hour

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp
Veal & Mushroom Meatballs
Winter Squash Bruschetta

Cocktail Hour also includes a glass of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, draft beer or soft drink

Dinner (choice of)

Bistro Marsala
Frogmore Penne
Chicken Parmesan
Caesar Salad

Dinner also includes two glasses of Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, draft beer or soft drink  

Also on the radar: January 21 a Bubba's Momma's House on Lucy Creek for an Oyster Roast, and February 7 dinner at Saltus.