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of Events for November, 2014

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Featured Calendar Events

Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival

March 9 – 14, 2015: The 30th Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival. South Carolina’s Premier Coastal Wine Competition & Culinary Event. Mark your calendars for these key dates, information on locations, times and tickets will be posted as they become available.

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RBC Heritage

April 13 – 19, 2015: The 2015 RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing will take place at the Harbour Town Golf Links on Hilton Head Island. Make plans now to “Get Your Plaid On!” American professional golfer, Matt Kuchar was the 2014 Heritage tournament winner. Buy Your Tickets Now!

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OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

OnGoing:
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.

Mondays:
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.

Mondays:
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.

Tuesdays:
Classic Car & Truck Club of Beaufort official monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Lady’s Island Country Club on Lady’s Island. info@classicsofbeaufort.org.

First Tuesdays:
Beaufort Kennel Club meetings, 9 a.m. 102 Heronwyck Plantation Dr.(843) 509-1903.

Second Tuesday:
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.

Wednesdays:
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.

Fridays:
Jasper County Farmers Market! 1–6 p.m. 9935 Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. Everyone welcome! (843) 717-3690 or jaspercountysc.org.

First Fridays:
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.

First Fridays:
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.

Saturdays:
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.

Saturdays:
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/.

Saturdays:
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.

November 1-2:
A Guy and the Dolls at Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd. 6 p.m. “A Guy and the Dolls” is a Broadway revue starring pianist and entertainer Dan McCormick and five talented local vocalists. $25. (843) 838-2207 or frippicc.com.

November 1-2:
Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance at various locations. Savannah Speed Classic at Hutchinson Island, Oct. 24-26, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Motoring Midway (Nov. 1-2), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Port Royal Golf Club; Car Club Jamboree (Nov. 1), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Port Royal Golf Club; and Concours d’Elegance (Nov. 2), 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Port Royal Golf Club. (843) 785-7469 or hhiconcours.com.

November 1:
Save the Date! Back by Popular Demand… The Food Truck Fest at ARTworks rides again on November 1st! Sample “Curbside Cuisine” from multiple vendors, including Crave Cupcakes, Joe Love’s Lobster, The Hot Italian, and Cool Breeze Shaved Ice. Three different bands will be playing throughout the event: Billy Drysdale & Friends, The Lee Tyler Post Duo, and The Hypnotics. The Budweiser truck will be in attendance to provide frosty beverages for adults and there will be a bouncy house and activities for kids. So, come on out to this great event which is being held to raise money for the Arts Council’s educational programs such as reduced rate after school classes and summer camps! 2127 Boundary St. (843) 379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.

November 1:
PaddleFest 2014 Kayak, Canoe & Stand Up Paddleboarding! 3 and 6 mile courses. Lagoon at Parking Lot J, Hunting Island State Park. Noon start time. Tim at Higher Ground, (843) 379-4327 or timjlovett@gmail.com or webscorer.com or HigherGroundBeaufort.com.

November 1:
Family Promise of Beaufort County 3rd Annual Golf Tournament Fundraiser at Crescent Pointe Golf Club, 1 Crescent Pointe. 9 a.m. Entry fee $94; Includes green fees, cart, range balls, hot buffet & prizes. Arrange your own foursome or enter as a single, twosome or threesome and we will place you in a well-balanced foursome. Four person scramble, with gross and net team prizes. Players of all levels of golfing ability are welcome. (843) 815-4211 to sign up or download the entry form here.

November 1:
Bizet’s Carmen – The Met: Live in HD! 12:55 p.m. Richard Eyre’s mesmerizing production of Bizet’s steamy melodrama returns with mezzo-soprano Anita Rachvelishvili singing her signature role of the ill-fated gypsy temptress. Aleksandrs Antonenko plays her desperate lover, the soldier Don José, and Ildar Abdrazakov is the swaggering bullfighter, Escamillo, who comes between them. Pablo Heras-Casado conducts the irresistible score, which features one beloved and instantly recognizable melody after another. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 1:
4th Annual Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival at The Promenade in Historic Bluffton, 2-6 p.m. Over 150 of the world’s best ales, stouts, lagers and pilsners, the Beer Fest also features Live Music, Food Court and Vendor Village with chocolate, coffee, cigars & more. Admission to the festival area is free, however a Festival Ticket is required to sample beer. Bluffton Beer Festival Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door, A Beer Festival Souvenir Sampling Glass and 15 beer samples are included with your festival ticket. A limited number (200) $35 VIP Tickets will also be available. The Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival is a green event recycling bottles, cans & cardboard. It benefits Palmetto Animal League. (843) 757-8520 or blufftonbeerfest.com.

November 2:
USCB Festival Series: an evening of Mozart, Kodaly and Schumann, the Lowcountry’s Premier Chamber Music Concerts! This time prepare yourself for a delightful evening devoted to the masterpieces of Mozart, Kodaly and Schumann, performed by Jeewon Park, Tessa Lark, and hosted by Edward Arron. 5 p.m. Tickets start at $42. Tickets also available at the door. For advanced tickets please call (843) 208-8246 or uscb.edu/festivalseries. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com.

November 2:
Sea Island Chamber Singers In Concert at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Dr.7 p.m. (843) 525-0696 or seaislandpresbyterian.org.

November 3:
Indie Films Series presents Listen Up Philip! Official Selection of 2014 New York Film Festival. A complex, intimate, and highly idiosyncratic comedy, this film is a literary look at the triumph of reality over the human spirit. Anger rages in Philip (Jason Schwartzman) as he awaits the publication of his sure-to-succeed second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley (Elisabeth Moss), and his indifference to promoting his own work. When Philip’s idol Ike Zimmerman (Jonathan Pryce) offers his isolated summer home as a refuge, he finally gets the peace and quiet to focus on his favorite subject — himself. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 3:
Parris Island Rod and Gun Club Meeting! We’re a group of Active Duty and Retired military as well as civilians. We’re hunting, shooting, fishing, and outdoors enthusiasts. Meeting Social hour: 1800-1900 (6-7 p.m.) Meeting Business Meeting: 1900–2000+ (7-8 p.m.) Parris Island Club House. pirodandgunclub.org.

November 6:
“Surveying the Boundaries”. Alan-Jon Zupan and David Ballard of the SC Geologic Survey discuss the challenges of establishing our state boundaries through time. This lecture is co-sponsored by the Beaufort District Collection and the South Carolina Historical Society to supplement the “Shaping of South Carolina” exhibit. 6 p.m. Beaufort District Collection, 2nd floor, 311 Scott St. Free! For more information, Charmaine Concepcion, (843) 255-6468 or cseabrook@bcgov.net or beaufortcountylibrary.org.

November 7-8:
Lowcountry magician Gary Maurer presents “Bamboozled”, a magic show for adults! 7:30 p.m. Mesmerized by magic, dazzled by David Copperfireld, dumbfounded by David Blaine? Then this show is for you! Maurer the Magician presents a show of mentalism, prestidigitation, and comedy which will thoroughly entertain you from start to finish. Tickets are $20 each. ARTworks’ Black Box Theatre, 2127 Boundary St. (843) 379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.

November 7:
Organ Concerts at Noon at The Parish Church of St. Helena, 507 Newcastle St. Series features organists from the US, Belgium & Italy. (843) 522-1712 or StHelenas1712.org for more info and schedule of featured artists.

November 8:
Lowcountry Jaycees Party in the Park Oyster Roast and Chili Cook-Off, Beaufort Town Center, Boundary St. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. If you like oysters and chili, then this event is for you! The Lowcountry Jaycees Party in the Park Oyster Roast and Chili Cook-Off will feature chili from 10 different area restaurants and unlimited oysters! We will be raffling off some really cool stuff! Bring canned goods to donate to Second Helpings to get your raffle tickets! Proceeds will benefits Jaycee Camp Hope and Second Helpings. $25 per person and may be purchased on line. Please be sure to print your confirmation page to bring with you, as tickets will be held for “will call” to be picked up the day of the event. Ticket price includes all you can eat oysters and participation in the Chili Cook-Off judging. lowcountryjaycees.com.

November 8:
The Beaufort County Historical Society is celebrating their 75th Anniversary with a multi speaker event Commemorating the Battle of Port Royal Harbor. 10:30 a.m.-2 p.m. at USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St. Tickets, $25 for Beaufort County Historical Society Members, $45 general admission. Tickets available at USCB Box Office, (843) 521-4145. For further information contact maryloubrew@aol.com or (912) 604-3634 or beaufortcountyhistoricalsociety.org.

November 9:
Lowcountry magician Gary Maurer presents a special family friendly Sunday matinee, 3 p.m. Adults and children alike will marvel at Maurer’s sleight of hand tricks, and other sight and mind manipulations. There will be plenty of laughter and audience interaction, too. Tickets are $20 each. ARTworks’ Black Box Theatre, 2127 Boundary St. (843) 379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.

November 9:
Cumbyah: A Gullah Geechee Spiritual Experience (in collaboration with Penn Center), 3 p.m. USCB Center for the Arts and Penn Center are bringing “Heritage Days” to historic downtown Beaufort on Sunday. The 32nd Annual Heritage Days Celebration is fun-filled Gullah Geechee homecoming- enriched by the historical significance of Penn Center, natural beauty of St. Helena Island and surround Beaufort County. Witness the Africanisms in language, basketry, storytelling, dance, music, net-making, spirituality and food-ways. This year’s theme is Penn’s Promise: Legacy, Literacy, and Land. Dr. Marlena Smallsing will be the Master of Ceremonies for Cumbyah: A Gullah Geechee Spiritual Experience. The experience will feature the Geechee Gullah Ring Shouters and the St. Helena Island Soloists: Minnie Gracie Gadson, James Garfield Smalls, Joseph and Rosa Murray. Ticket prices: Adult $20, Senior $18 and Students $10. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Tickets are available online at uscbcenterforthearts.com or (843) 521-4145.

November 10:
Indie Films Series presents Last Days In Vietnam! During the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War, the North Vietnamese Army closes in on Saigon as South Vietnamese resistance crumbles. The United States has only a skeleton crew of diplomats and military operatives still in the country. As Communist victory becomes inevitable and the U.S. readies to withdraw, some Americans begin to consider the certain imprisonment and possible death of their South Vietnamese allies, co-workers, and friends. Meanwhile, the prospect of an official evacuation of South Vietnamese becomes terminally delayed by Congressional gridlock and the inexplicably optimistic U.S. Ambassador. With the clock ticking and the city under fire, a number of heroic Americans take matters into their own hands, engaging in unsanctioned and often makeshift operations in a desperate effort to save as many South Vietnamese lives as possible. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 11:
The 2014 Veterans Day Parade and Ceremony will be taking place downtown Beaufort again this year. The parade will step off Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. This year’s Grand Marshal is General George Crist, USMC, (Ret.). The parade will be followed by a Veterans Day Ceremony in the Beaufort National Cemetery at 11 a.m. The keynote speaker will be Lieutenant General John L. Ballantyne, USA, (Ret.). The Parris Island Marine Band and the Beaufort Naval Hospital Choir will perform. co.beaufort.sc.us/departments/Community-Services/veterans-affairs/documents/2014%20Veterans%20Parade%20Invite.pdf.

November 13:
Business After Hours! Sponsored by Creative Interiors Carpet One, 1404 Boundary St. 5:30-7 p.m. Parking will be available across Boundary St. on Rodgers St. FREE, All are welcome! beaufortchamber.org.

November 14:
Trae Gurley performs a selection of Frank Sinatra standards! This popular Savannah entertainer is well known for his take on jazz standards, he will do a special show of tunes made famous by Ol’ Blue Eyes. Tickets are $20. ARTworks’ Black Box Theatre, 2127 Boundary St. (843) 379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.

November 15:
27th Annual Auction to benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association, 6 p.m., at The Shed in Port Royal, 809 Paris Ave. We’re rolling out the red carpet for CAPA, $25 ticket includes heavy hors d’oeuvres, live and silent auction, and live entertainment by the Oyster Shucks. Dress up or dress down – it’s your choice! Click to view the catalog and shop the online auction! (843) 524-4350 or capabeaufort.org.

November 17:
Parris Island Rod and Gun Club Meeting! We’re a group of Active Duty and Retired military as well as civilians. We’re hunting, shooting, fishing, and outdoors enthusiasts. Meeting Social hour: 1800-1900 (6-7 p.m.) Meeting Business Meeting: 1900–2000+ (7-8 p.m.) Parris Island Club House. pirodandgunclub.org.

November 17:
Indie Films Series presents Alive Inside! This stirring documentary follows social worker Dan Cohen, founder of the nonprofit organization Music & Memory, as he fights against a broken healthcare system to demonstrate music’s ability to combat memory loss and restore a deep sense of self to those suffering from it. Rossato-Bennett visits family members who have witnessed the miraculous effects of personalized music on their loved ones, and offers illuminating interviews with experts including renowned neurologist and best-selling author Oliver Sacks (Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain) and musician Bobby McFerrin (“Don’t Worry, Be Happy”). USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 18–23:
8th Annual Music to Your Mouth Food & Wine Festival! Get your belly ready for the eighth helping of Palmetto Bluff’s Music To Your Mouth Festival. We’ve gathered the best and the brightest chefs on the southern food scene, for a singular lip-smacking experience, right in the spectacular South Carolina Lowcountry. This is the place to flap your jaws with the culinary rock stars that just wowed your taste buds. 1 Village Park Sq. (866) 706-6565 or musictoyourmouth.com.

November 20–23:
The Rockin’ Tale of Snow White! The tale of Snow White has never felt so fresh and new with this funny adaptation that will make even the most jaded among us laugh out loud! New characters and comedic twists come to life as a modern mom reads the Brothers Grimm tale to her restless children. In addition to the well-known cast of the kind princess, evil queen, multiple dwarves and the morally conflicted Huntsman, this musical introduces us to some fresh new faces such as rhyme-happy ladies-in-waiting and a stick-in-the-mud governmental representative out to ruin everyone’s good time! Thursday, November 20th – School Shows – 9:30 a.m. & 12 p.m. Friday & Saturday, November 21st & 22nd – 7 p.m. Sunday, November 23rd – 3 p.m. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 21-23:
26th Annual Christmas Made in the South! This nationally acclaimed event is a fantastic way to ease into your holiday shopping and find that special holiday gift for that “hard to shop for” friend. Fri. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Sat. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. One Admission Good for All 3 Days with hand stamp! Adults, $7; Children 12 & Under, Free. ACRES OF FREE PARKING! Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr. madeinthesouthshows.com.

November 22:
Il Barbiere di Siviglia – The Met: Live in HD! 12:55 p.m. The Met’s effervescent production of Rossini’s classic comedy—featuring some of the most instantly recognizable melodies in all of opera—stars Isabel Leonard as the feisty Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee as her conspiring flame, and Christopher Maltman as the endlessly resourceful and charming barber, himself. Michele Mariotti conducts the vivid and tuneful score. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 22:
Parris Island Rod and Gun Club Annual Turkey Shoot! Parris Island. pirodandgunclub.org.

November 24:
Indie Films Series presents A Merry Friggin’ Christmas! The film follows Boyd Mitchler and his wife Luann, as they spend a dreaded Christmas with Boyd’s father Mitch and his family of misfits. Upon realizing that he has left all of his son’s gifts at home, Boyd hits the road with his father and younger brother in an attempt to make the 8-hour round trip before sunrise. USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret St. Box Office, (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com to purchase tickets.

November 27:
Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at The Parish Church of St. Helena, 12-2 p.m. Turkey and other traditional Thanksgiving foods served by parishioners in the spirit of Christian love and sharing. Volunteers are needed; monetary donations welcome. Take-away meals are available from 9-11 a.m. for those who want to carry meals to the elderly or home-bound. (843) 522-1712 ext. 220 or sthelenas1712.org.

November 28-30:
A Christmas Carol! Make this holiday classic a tradition for your family! Travis Hornsby will direct this adaptation of Dickens’ Holiday Classic, which will be presented in collaboration with Misspent Youth Productions & ARTworks. ARTworks’ Black Box Theatre, 2127 Boundary St. (843) 379-2787 or beaufortcountyarts.com.

 

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Horoscope – November

Welcome to Beaufort, SC November, Horoscope. We’ve scoured our resources to find the most accurate monthly horoscopes for our internet readers so you don’t have to go anywhere else. It’s easy to find out what’s in store for you in the stars this month, we’ve got brief predictions for all signs.

Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner!

November 28: The Parish Church of St. Helena, 12-2 p.m. Turkey and other traditional Thanksgiving foods served by parishioners in the spirit of Christian love and sharing. Providing Thanksgiving dinner for the community is a favorite tradition at St. Helena’s. Dinners are served to our guests from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m. and are also […]

Farmers Markets of the Lowcountry

Savor the flavors of the Lowcountry with a visit to any of the area’s farmers markets. From fresh local produce, meats and seafood to prepared meals, unique vendors and live entertainment, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste. The Downtown Beaufort Farmer’s MarketWednesdays, 2-6 p.m. Fresh local produce, plants, artisans, home baked and […]

Auldbrass Plantation!

Auldbrass Plantation showcases the architectural genius of Frank Lloyd Wright. Location: Combahee River, East of Yemassee on River Road, Beaufort County A true architectural treasure, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is nestled in the backwoods of the South Carolina Lowcountry. Located just outside Yemassee, Auldbrass Plantation is the only Southern Plantation designed […]

The Parris Island Museum

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 Depot is home to the Marine Corps’ first Command Museum, the […]

The History Of Sea Island Cotton

In the 18th century, cotton truly was king in Beaufort. Sea Island Cotton – a strain of cotton unique to the Lowcountry — served as a lucrative crop for local planters like the Elliott, Fripp, Barnwell, Heyward, Pope and Jenkins families. After the Revolutionary War, the British market for indigo disappeared, so planters needed a […]

Hunting Island State Park

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 […]

Hunting Island Lighthouse

The historic Hunting Island lighthouse was originally constructed in 1859 and is the only lighthouse in the state of South Carolina that is open to the public. From the top platform, for those who are adventurous enough to climb the 167 step spiral staircase, one truly can get a birds eye view of the Atlantic […]

Sea Island Magic!

The sea islands that extend along the Eastern coast of South Carolina and Georgia have a history and a style all their own. From the sandy beaches of Edisto Island, SC to the isolated beauty of Cumberland Island, GA, the South Atlantic coast boasts a variety of islands that appeal to the dreamer in each […]

 

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