When: Fri., Sept. 12, 6-10 p.m. 2014
If you’re like us, you’re guilty of driving slowly by the fire stations in hopes of catching a lusty look at our men in suspenders. If that sounds like you, you’ll want to know about the 2015 Firefighter Calendar Debut Party, where you can get up close and personal with 15 of Charleston’s hottest heroes. Attendees will be the first to receive the 2015 calendar, a compilation of firefighters paired with adorable animals, and watch as the firefighters strut their way down a 40-foot runway at Memminger Auditorium. Travis Howze, comedian and former Charleston firefighter, will emcee and Elise Testone will provide the tunes. Anson restaurant is one of the main sponsors. “The restaurant burned down on Christmas Eve, and the firefighters got there and were able to contain the fire,” says Caroline Eller, calendar producer. “So as a sign of gratitude, Anson wanted to give back to the firefighters by sponsoring the event.” If you are worried about leaving without a new hot firefighter boyfriend, stop stressing. You can bid on your favorite single firefighter during the live date auction. The highest bidders can choose between a variety of date options such as a horse ride on the beach, a peaceful carriage tour, and romantic dinners at Grill 225, Indaco, and more. All of the money raised from the 21 and up party and the calendar sales goes toward Toby’s Fund, which helps pay for Charleston Animal Society’s medical expenses.
Price: $475/VIP table of four, $35/stadium seating, $25/standing room only