Hunting Island State Park is located just 16 miles east of the historic town of Beaufort and is one of the most popular and beautiful beaches in South Carolina. This 5,000 acre park and it’s 3 miles of natural beach hosts more than a million visitors a year. It’s a place where you can truly find yourself again. It’s a place where humans and nature have always seem to co-exist. Park Hours: Monday-Sunday, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. (extended to 9 p.m. during Daylight Savings Time). Park Office Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday & Sunday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Park Admissions Fee – cost per person: Adults: $5, SC Seniors, $3.25, Children 6-15, $3, Children 5 & Under, Free. huntingisland.com.
Artists learn, teach, share and create at ARTworks. Classes registering for all ages and a compelling variety of media. ARTworks Community Art Center, Theatre & Gallery, 2127 Boundary St. (843-379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.
The Parris Island Museum is open daily from 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. on Family and Graduation Days. Explore the long, rich legacy of the Marine Corps, as well as the exciting history of the Port Royal region. Admission is free. The public is welcome to visit Parris Island, access may be dependent upon current security needs. A driver’s license, proof of vehicle insurance and registration are required. Boulevard de France. (843) 228-3650 or mcrdpi.usmc.mil.
The Verdier House Museum in Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District is open for tours, Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Guided tours are available by appointment. 801 Bay St. (843) 379-6335 or historicbeaufort.org.
Daily tours of Bluffton’s Rose Hill Mansion, a Gothic Revival-style home built circa 1858 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Reservations required. 199 Rose Hill Way. (843) 757-6046 or rosehillmansion.com.
Gullah Heritage Trail Tours depart from the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn on Hilton Head Island, Tuesday-Sunday. Experience the Gullah culture of Hilton Head Island on a two-hour tour of 10 neighborhoods established during the Civil War. Reservations required. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 681-7066 or gullaheritage.com.
Self-Guided Tours of the Hunting Island Lighthouse, South Carolina’s only publicly accessible historic lighthouse dating from the 1870s, 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Lighthouse admission is $2. Hunting Island State Park also offers a variety of Barrier Island educational programs for all ages throughout the year, such as “Beach Explorations,” “A Walk in the Woods“ and “Salt Marsh Kayaking.” Call the Nature Center for details and reservations. 2555 Sea Island Pkwy. (843) 838-7437 or southcarolinaparks.com.
Beaufort Belles Women’s Chorus, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Sea Island Presbyterian Church choir room, 81 Lady’s Island Dr. New members welcome. (843) 838-2643.
Beaufort Harbormasters, 6:45 p.m., Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Dr. beaufortharbormasters.org.
Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays:
Tours of Historic 1846 St. Peter’s Catholic Church and Graveyard. 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m., Tues. 1-3 p.m., Fri. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sat. 710 Carteret St. Free. (843) 522-9555 or stpeters-church.org.
Classic Car & Truck Club of Beaufort official monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Lady’s Island Country Club on Lady’s Island. email@example.com.
Beaufort Kennel Club meetings, 9 a.m. 102 Heronwyck Plantation Dr.(843) 509-1903.
Beaufort Writers meeting, 4:30-6 p.m. Lady’s Island Airport. (843) 524-9119.
Wednesdays & Saturdays:
Beaufort Shag Club, 6-9 p.m. on Wednesdays and 8-11 p.m. on Saturdays. Amvets Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Rd. $25 and must register for lessons. (843) 812-3486 or beaufortshagclub.com.
Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market, May – September! 2-6 p.m. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park Pavilion. Join us each week and visit Area Farmers & Growers, Live Entertainment, Prepared Foods made with local ingredients. (843) 525-6644 or downtownbeaufort.com/farmers-market.
Jasper County Farmers Market! 1–6 p.m. 9935 Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. Everyone welcome! (843) 717-3690 or jaspercountysc.org.
Habersham Marketplace Concert Series Continues Year-Round! Join us on the First Friday of the every month for our First Friday Concert Series sponsored by Butler Chrysler Dodge Jeep and 94.5 The Coast. Enjoy dining in one of the Marketplace’s three restaurants before the live music starts at 6 p.m. There is no admission fee. HabershamMarketplace.com.
Cruise-In at Grayco, 136 Sea Island Pkwy., Lady’s Island. Classic Car & Truck Club! 5 p.m. All Year Long! All Clubs and Visitors welcome.
Port Royal Farmers Market! 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Located in Heritage Park on Ribaut Road by the Naval Hospital. South Carolina Produce, Seafood, Beef, Cheese, Honey, Flowers & Live Music. portroyalfarmersmarket.com.
Lunch and Learn Series presented by the Lowcountry Master Gardeners Association, The Gazebo at the Farmer’s Market, Heritage Park, Port Royal. 12:00 noon-1 p.m. Free, just bring a folding chair. lowcountrymga.org/.
Pentecostals of Beaufort Seafood Fundraiser! The “Award Winning” Seafood Shack will be serving fresh, cooked to order seafood lunches every Saturday in the church parking lot from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. as a fundraiser for the church. Your choice of fried fish, fried shrimp, crab cake, grilled fish or fish sandwich served with french fries and homemade coleslaw all for only $7 per plate. Everything is fresh right off the boat! 206 Sea Island Pkwy., Lady’s Island. (843) 592-2299 or pentecostalsofbeaufort.com.
Fall Lunch & Learn Series, Social Media “Recipe” for your Company! Speaker Debbi Covington, Catering by Debbi Covington. Get Debbi’s “recipe” for best representing your company through social media including Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook. 12-1 p.m. $15 Members/ $20 Non Members. To sign up, email Valerie Althoff, Valerie@BeaufortSC.org.
The Parish Faire & Bazaar at The Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St. (843) 522-1712 or sthelenas1712.org.
Indie Movie Night at USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort, presents “Mr Holmes” 7-9 p.m. The only place in Beaufort to see a wide range of movies from award-winning comedies, dramas, documentaries, and more. 805 Carteret St. (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com.
Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony! Beaufort County Veterans Day Parade through downtown Beaufort, 9:30-11 a.m. followed by a ceremony at the Beaufort National Cemetery on Boundary St., at 11 a.m. (843) 255-9445 or cityofbeaufort.org.
The Penn Centre 33rd Annual Heritage Days Celebration! Sea Island Roots: A Celebration of Reconnection! Opening ceremony, Taste of the Sea Island, Heritage Parade plus so much more. St. Helena Island. penncenter.com.
Artscape Soiree & Artscape Beaufort 3rd Annual Art Sale! Join us for an evening of art inspired Cocktails & Hors D’Oeuvres, Art Sale, Silent Auction & Live Music, Fri., 7-10 p.m. 3rd Annual Art Sale, Old Bay Marketplace Loft, 917 Bay St., Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. and Sun., 12-5 p.m. artscapebeaufort.com.
The Exchange Club of Beaufort presents 28th Annual Auction to benefit The Child Abuse Prevention Assoication (CAPA), at The Shed in Port Royal. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Auction tickets are $25 and include dinner, dessert, entertainment, and live and silent auctions. A cash bar will be available. Lip Sync Challenge entry is $10 per song, whether solo or ensemble. capabeaufort.org/auction.
Fall Lunch & Learn Series, 60 Ways to Grow your Email Marketing List! Speaker Anissa Freeman Starnes, Constant Contact. You’ll leave with ideas and strategies to capture new contacts, grow your list and take action to help move your business forward. 12-1 p.m. $15 Members/ $20 Non Members. To sign up, email Valerie Althoff, Valerie@BeaufortSC.org.
Join us as the Beaufort Children’s Theatre presents the Disney classic Peter Pan, Jr., Nov., 20-21 from 7-8:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov., 22 from 3-4:15 p.m. Fly away to Neverland with Peter and the Darling children in Disney’s adaptation of their beloved animated film. Based on the Disney film and J.M. Barrie’s enchanting play, Disney’s Peter Pan JR. is a modern version of the timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up! The score includes new arrangements of classic Disney songs, such as “Following the Leader,” “You Can Fly,” “The Second Star to the Right” and “Yo Ho, A Pirate’s Life for Me.” Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Never Land. Their adventure introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! This production is filled with adventure, music and a beloved hero. Beaufort Children’s Theatre is comprised of over 75 local kids ranging in age from 7-18. Tickets may be purchased online at www.uscbcenterforthearts.com. USCB Center for the Art is located at 805 Carteret St in historic, downtown Beaufort. uscbcenterforthearts.com.