Small bites

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Wine tasting at Malibu Jack's, which holds monthly wine tastings on third Thursdays; $15

June 20

Sparkling wine brunch, held by the Tasters Guild, 11 a.m., Riley's Whitby Bull in Aiken; call Wine World to reserve, (803) 279-9522


Trenton Peach Festival, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., arts and crafts, games, homemade desserts, live entertainment, softball game and a parade; Trenton Town Park, 106 Church St., Trenton, S.C.; (803) 275-5303

June 24

Sit-down wine tasting at Bistro 491 in Surrey Center, 6:30 p.m., $25

June 25

Italian wine tasting at the Vineyard Wine Market, 7 p.m. Gary Carner from Sommelier Direct will lead a tour of Italy and his Italian wines, Pizza Central will provide food; $25; (706) 922-9463 for reservations

June 27

Fat Tire Beer tasting at Wine World, 12-4 p.m.; free

July 24

Beer tasting, Wine World, 5-8 p.m.; $4, $3 rebate with purchase of six bottles of featured beers


Saturday Market on the River

Hours: 8 a.m. to noon

Location: Eighth Street plaza on Broad Street

Call: (706) 722-8000

Augusta Farmers Market

Hours: 5 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Friday, 7 a.m. to9 p.m. Saturday

Location: off Fourth Street near the Augusta Fairgrounds

Call: (706) 721-3004

Brickyard Market

Hours: 4 p.m. to dusk Friday

Location: Hammond's Ferry in North Augusta, 89 Crystal Lake Drive

Call: (803) 613-1641

Aiken County Farmers Market

Hours: 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday

Location: Downtown Aiken on Williamsburg Street, between Park and Richland avenues

Call: (803) 642-7761