Upcoming: Allure of Flowers After Hours

Posted by Kimberly Lawson on Wed, Jun 4, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Recently, I attended a Taste of the Mint event, during which a group of cultured - or, in my case, pseudo-cultured - people sampled foods and wine from e2 Emeril's Eatery and Halcyon before taking a guided tour of the Mint Museum's Women of Vision exhibit. To say it was a pleasant evening is an understatement. The conversation was easy, the samples filling and the exhibit was stellar. (Interesting tidbit: One photographer's work inspired the movie Frozen. Cue "Let It Go" in your head.)

So, basically, you missed out.

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  • James Martin

Luckily for you, the Mint's next foodie event, Allure of Flowers After Hours, happens June 16. You'll enjoy cocktails, a taste of an edible flower garden, a tour of Allure of Flowers: Botanical Motifs in Craft, Design & Fashion and a five-course dinner. Five chefs and mixologists are bringing their talents to the menu: James Stouffer of Halcyon, Flavors from the Earth; Drew Trepanier of Fern, Flavors from the Garden; David Clarke and Megan Goldman of Something Classic; and Maggie Ruppert of The Mother Earth Group. Call 704-337-2011 or visit here to register or for more information. $105-$120. June 16, 6 p.m. Mint Museum, 500 S. Tryon St. www.mintmuseum.org.

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