Beaufort’s best bets this week

High on the Hog BBQ for Habitat for Humanity

The third annual CBC National Bank High On The Hog BBQ Festival to benefit LowCountry Habitat for Humanity will be held the first weekend in June at the old Whitehall Plantation on Lady’s Island. Friday, June 6, from 6 to 10 p.m., will be “Everything Lowcountry” where teams cook their favorite dishes in the Lowcountry theme. The local band Deas Guys will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wristbands are $20, active military, $18. There will also be a VIP tent Friday night, sponsored by The Island News. Tickets are $50 per person and include seating under the tent, unlimited samples while they last, two drink tickets per person and a dessert. Saturday, June 7, is the barbecue competition. Gates open to the public 12 until 4 p.m. Broke Locals will entertain. Wristband price is $15, active military $14, kids under 12 free. Two-day ticket price is $30, active military $27. For more information, visit www.highonthehogbeaufort.com or call Habitat at 843-522-3500.

Island Girls Night Out celebrates summer

Another great night for Island Girls Night Out will be Wednesday, June 11 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at What’s In Store on St. Helena Island, 853 Sea Island Parkway. There will be fabulous door prizes, libations and food, also great shopping and fun for all. Island Girls Night Out is a free event sponsored by The Island News and is about sharing stories and business tips and successes. It’s also a nice time for women to get together and hear opportunities for work and play. If you are retired or new to Beaufort this is a great way to meet other women and men. Please call Irene Goodnight at 615-243-4684 if you have a door prize or would like to advertise your business with The Island News. This monthly event has grown in popularity and attracts quite a crowd of fun, talented and interesting women. Don’t miss it!

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