Salsa Date Night
Dance Lab Charleston is adding more date nights to the March lineup by popular demand, including a bachata date night to mix it up a bit. In these beginner-friendly, in-person dance classes, you and a date will learn the fundamentals of salsa or bachata dancing along with some flirty moves to add to your repertoire. Tickets include a glass of Champagne for both participants.

March 6. 5:30 and 7 p.m. $50/couple ticket. Dance Lab Charleston. 1660 Sam Rittenberg Blvd. West Ashley.

The Donna Summer Musical Virtual Discussion
Join Sergio Trujillo, recipient of a 2019 Tony Award and choreographer of The Donna Summer Musical, as he discusses the musician, fashion icon and groundbreaking business woman, as well as the impact of the theater presentation. Ticket holders will receive a link and password to the discussion.

March 8. 6 p.m. $10/ticket. Charleston Gaillard Center. Virtual.

HOPE Lope 5K
Calling all walkers, joggers and runners: Join the HOPE Lope 5K, the second annual fundraiser benefiting the horses of H.O.P.E. Acres Rescue. This year, the 5K is virtual, so you can run anywhere, anytime during the event period. Registration includes a shirt and race bag, and the race is kicking off with a socially distanced event on the patio at Bohemian Bull on James Island.

March 6-15. Free to participate. H.O.P.E. Acres Rescue. Virtual.

The Cooking School
The Wild Common started its weekly cooking classes Feb. 17 with chef Orlando Pagan and sous chef Zach Kimmel. Classes are demonstration-style, and the experience includes a four-course meal with wine pairings. Tickets are released 30 days in advance and are available online at 

Every Wednesday. 6 and 7:30 p.m. $135/person+tax and gratuity. Wild Common. 103 Spring St. Downtown.

Paint Your Pet 
The Traveling Canvas, a Charleston-based business that provides paint parties, custom art, face painting, art lessons and murals will be visiting Florence’s Lowcountry Kitchen this month for a socially distanced “paint your pet” themed sip and paint party. Participants can submit a photo of their pet before the event, and The Traveling Canvas will sketch an outline for you to paint. 

March 9. 6 p.m. $60/person. Florence Lowcountry Kitchen. 90 Folly Road Blvd. West Ashley.

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