Art, food and wind at the Palette and Palate Stroll

The third annual Palette and Palate Stroll offers a chance to sample food and art while getting dressed up and visiting Charleston's historic streets. The even is put on by Charleston Fine Art Dealers' Association.

From a pres release:
Connoisseurs will stroll through the historic streets of downtown Charleston, delighting their senses in Charleston.s charms for a memorable evening. They will enjoy an array of breathtaking art, created by nationally and internationally renowned artists at the city.s most prominent galleries, and indulge in fine cuisine prepared by a circle of prestigious local chefs ...

In 2006 and 2007, the exclusive event exceeded everyone's high expectations, attracting more than 1500 people from across the nation and raising more than $22,000 for the associations' scholarship fund.


2008 Pairings:
# Ann Long Fine Art and Circa1886
# The Audubon Gallery and Cru Café
# Carolina Galleries and Blossom
# Charleston Renaissance Gallery and High Cotton
# Coleman Fine Art and Social
# Corrigan Gallery and Cypress
# Ella Walton Richardson Fine Art Gallery and Virginia's on King
# John Doyle Art Gallery and Muse
# Helena Fox Fine Art and Boathouse
# Horton Hayes Fine Art and Carolina's
# Martin Gallery and Fat Hen
# Robert Lange Studios and FIG
# Smith Killian Fine Art and McCrady's
# The Sylvan Gallery and Tristan
# Wells Gallery and Charleston Grill

A total of 700 tickets are available for $40. Purchase them by calling Smith-Killian Fine Art at (843) 853-0708.

If you do go, just remember the police have stepped up enforcement of public drinking laws.