Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival benefit coming Sept. 2

Freshfields Village will host the sixth annual Lowcountry Wine & Beer Festival benefiting Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic (BIFMC) on Sunday, September 2, from 4 to 7:30 p.m.

Guests will taste fine wines and craft beers while enjoying a Lowcountry buffet from Hege’s Restaurant. The event will also feature the sounds of Lilly B’ and a silent auction with items like an in-shore fishing trip, African safari and golf packages.

313 Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the gate. Tickets can be purchased at Indigo Books at Freshfields Village, Kiawah Town Hall, Seabrook Island Real Estate, The UPS Store on Maybank Highway, Schoen Ace Hardware on Johns Island, Forsberg’s Wine and Spirits, Hyams Garden & Accent Store and Paul’s Hairstyling on James Island and Dr. Marta Hampton’s Office in West Ashley. Guests who purchased advanced tickets will also be entered in a special drawing for a $150 gift card to a restaurant of their choice.

Barrier Islands Free Medical Clinic is a 501(c)3 medical facility that provides no cost medical care, diagnostic laboratory testing and specialty referrals (when needed) to uninsured adults living or working on Johns, Wadmalaw and James Islands. Since opening its doors in 2008, the clinic and its volunteers have provided over 15,000 free doctor visits.  BIFMC gets no state or federal support, and depends upon contributions from organizations, fundraising, individuals and churches.

For additional information about BIFMC or festival, contact Brenda Falls, Clinical Operations Manager at 843-266-9800 or Lori Leary, Event Chairperson at 843-768-3151.