Meals from the Motherland. The Center for African American History, Art and Culture in Aiken celebrates Black History Month with a menu of traditional African dishes, recipes from Ghana and other parts of Africa, live African music, history and other traditional festivities. 5 p.m. at the Center for African American History, Art and Culture. aikenculturalcenter.org.
Athens Wine Weekend. Features seminars with wine experts, a Grand Tasting showcasing wines from around the world and a gourmet seven-course meal with multiple wine pairings. A wonderful weekend for the aficionado and novice wine lover alike. Benefits the Classic Center. www.athenswineweekend.com.
National Pancake Day—Free Pancakes at IHOP. Head to your nearest IHOP for a complimentary stack of buttermilk pancakes and make a voluntary contribution to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Begins at 7 a.m. Visit ihoppancakeday.com.
SHE—Columbia Women’s Festival. Three days of fashion, beauty, cooking, entertaining, crafts, healthy living and shopping. Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, S.C. Go www.columbiawomensshow.com.
The Atlanta Chef’s Expo. The city’s top chefs chef will prepare a few of their “specialty” dishes. 11:30-5 p.m. Georgia World Congress Center in the Georgia Ballroom. www.atlantachefsexpo.com.
February 28-March 3.
BB&T Charleston Food+Wine Festival. Discover the distinctive flavors of the Lowcountry and uniquely Charleston experiences while interacting with and learning from the country’s best chefs, authors and beverage professionals. More than 80 events over the course of the weekend. Ticketed events at a variety of venues. Go to charlestonwineandfood.com for more information.