Artful opportunities abound at The Social Betty 

From staff reports 

The Arts Initiative at The Social Betty encourages the pursuit of artistic expression through a line-up of artists, craftsmen and innovators. Its calendar of celebrations and events are intended to provoke creative energy and plenty of conversation. 

Interested potential “artists” can explore numerous workshops and classe. 

The Social Betty is located at 204 Carteret Street in Beaufort. 

Create A Custom Canvas Floor Cloth 

5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6. Add some pizzaz to your decor with artist Treva Kent. The perfect accent piece to any room. Grab a friend and meet at our bubbly bar for a creative experience. For reservations, call 843 379-5900 or email pbranning458@gmail.com. 

Chinoiserie Pumpkins workshop 

6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 12. Join artist Camille. Jazz up your fall decor and create several of these gorgeous pumpkins for your table. Refreshments and everything you need will be provided. For reservations and details, call 843 379-5900 or email pbranning458@gmail.com. 

Halloween Cookies 

6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 20. Elevate the party with some spooky hand crafted cookies for Halloween. Rachael of Frosted Artistry will be with us for this cookie decorating workshop. Refreshments and everything needed will be provided. Call 843 379-5900 for details and reservations or email pbranning458@gmail.com. 

Welcome reception for Charleston wildllife artist Peggy Watkins 

4 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21. Spend an evening getting to know Peggy Watkins and peruse her paintings, all inspired by the wildlife of the Lowcountry. Enjoy music while viewing her collection. Light food and beverages will be served. 

Painting at The Social Betty 

1 to 4 p.m., Friday, Oct. 21. Charleston wildlife artist Peggy Watkins will be demonstrating the journey of painting by starting with nothing and creating something magical. She gives voice to her work in deep exploration and experimentation. 

Painting at The Social Betty 

1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 22. Charleston wildlife artist Peggy Watkins will talk about her style of impressionistic realism. She captures the essence of her subject while her bold use of color and strong brush stroke create a powerful and lasting impression on the imagination. 

A Royal Tea Party 

3 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 25. In Honor of the late Queen Elizabeth, hosted by The Tradition Begins, a mother/ daughter team. Cost is $85. Wear your finery and a hat of choice or one provided. Join and learn the history behind this timeless tradition while enjoying the many tea offerings and tiered plates of delectables. 

Halloween Pumpkin Painting Workshop 

4 to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 28. Cost is $25. Ages 5 and older are invited to wear a costume and bring a friends to paint their jack-o-lanterns. Refreshments and treat bags will be offered along with plenty of fun entertainment. 


Going forward, these events will be listed in the What’s Happening section of The Island News. 

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