The Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) will provide virtual programming through their “Food For Thought Luncheon Lectures” beginning on March 11, 2021. These popular thought-provoking lectures provide in-depth looks at Charleston-related topics ranging from Gullah Cuisine to popular local legends and lore featuring acclaimed local experts.
These lectures will take place from 12:00 noon – 1:00 pm on the dates below. For more information about the topic of each lecture and to purchase tickets, click here.
March 11 Charleston Lost
March 12 Charleston’s Irish: From Sullivan Island to “the Joe”
March 15 Indigo Girl: The Colorful Life of Eliza Lucas Pinckney I
March 16 Indigo Girl: The Colorful Life of Eliza Lucas Pinckney II
March 17 The Architectural Styles of Charleston
March 18 Charleston’s Gardens from Andre Michaux to the Present
March 19 Gullah Memories
March 22 Black Labor, White Rice: Creating the Rice Kingdom
March 23 How the Best Biscuits You Ever Had Came To Be
March 24 The Forgotten Pleasure Gardens of Early Charleston
March 25 History Meets Historical Fiction: The Grimke Sister and the Invention of Wings
March 26 Carolina’s “Wow” Worthy Plants and Wildlife
March 29 Balancing the Historic Narrative: Charleston’s McLeod Plantation
March 30 Alice Ravenel Huger Smith, Charleston Renaissance Artist
March 31 Rain Gardens: Working With Nature
April 1 No Really! Charleston’s Myths, Legends and Lore
April 2 The Ferntastic Legacy of Charleston’s Victorian-Era Houseplants
In-person programs are scheduled to resume beginning April 5, 2021.
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