Get moving with Beaufort Track Club
Join the Beaufort Track Club at the Beaufort High School track from 6:30-7:30 p.m. each Tuesday night for an open community track workout. Beginner, intermediate, and advanced workouts are posted each week to ensure that you are getting the workout that you need.
Visit the Facebook page “Beaufort Track Club” for more information.
Drinking for wounded veterans
A special fundraiser for the Lowcountry Foundation for Wounded Military Heroes will take place at River Dog Brewing Company in Okatie from 3-9 p.m. on Feb. 9.
In May 2018, four individuals purchased a brewmaster experience donated by River Dog Brewing Co. at the LFWMH’s annual auction. Lin Godsey, Joe Grimm, Tim Bender, and Rick Lewis purchased the item and developed a special beer they brewed with brewmaster Amelia Keefe of River Dog. A special keg-tapping of their limited-release “Special Hoperations” amber ale wil take palce at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 9, followed by a major check presentation to the organization from the Okatie Rotary Club. The donation is from the annual polo charity event and will benefit local wounded military heroes.
The event will take place in conjunction with River Dog’s “Hoppy Wife, Hoppy Life” beer release party, along with several other new introductions. Food will be available from Murican Border Tacos.
Riverview Baptist Church mission fundraiser
The community is invited to join the members of Riverview Baptist Church from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 9, for their annual chili and soup cook-off, along with a bake sale and silent auction. All funds earned will be donated to missions.
19th annual Low Country Home & Garden Show
The annual Low Country Home & Garden Show is back for its 19th year at the Savannah Convention Center on Feb. 9-10.
Whether you are renovating, building, landscaping, or decorating, solve all your home and garden projects while saving time by exploring thousands of square feet of exhibits under one roof. Get inspired by new home and garden ideas and seminars, explore aisles of the latest home products and services, save money with show-only discounts, and have fun with activities for the whole family.
Ticket price ($7) includes access to both Saturday and Sunday’s events and seminars.
February Beaufort Drum Circle Events
All are invited to share some good vibes with the Beaufort Drum Circle. Now that the groundhog did not see his shadow, we hope that spring is on its way and we will be back outdoors soon. Until then, we are grateful to our gracious winter hosts. February events are planned for 5:30-7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 11, at the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, 711 Bladen Street, and from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Henry Chambers Waterfront Park Contemplative Garden (weather permitting).
In case of inclement weather, an alternative indoor location will be announced no later than Feb. 27 via email and on the Beaufort SC Drum Circle Facebook page.
Everyone is welcome to attend. No experience is necessary. Please bring an extra drum or hand percussion if you have one to share. Questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact us on our Facebook page “Beaufort SC Drum Circle.”
State of the Bases Breakfast
The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce will host the 2019 State of the Bases Breakfast from 8-9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Beaufort Holiday Inn & Suites, 2225 Boundary Street.
The State of the Bases will feature updates from Beaufort’s Tri-Command leadership: Col. Timothy Miller will speak on behalf of MCAS Beaufort, Col. Cesar Rodriguez will speak on behalf of MCRD Parris Island, and Capt. Robert Jackson will speak on behalf of Naval Hospital Beaufort. Charlie Farrell, Executive Coordinator of the S.C. Military Base Task Force, will also provide an update.
Tickets are $25 or $20 for Chamber members. Admission includes a full breakfast buffet. To register, visit BeaufortChamber.org or email Hello@beaufortchamber.org.
Village at Wexford to host ‘Wine Down Wednesday’
Local wine aficionados can raise a glass for a good cause next week.
The Village at Wexford on Hilton Head Island will hold “Wine Down Wednesday” – a unique wine tasting experience with live music on the patio that will give people the opportunity to spend a fun, relaxing evening enjoying a wide variety of wines — on Feb. 13.
Proceeds from the event will benefit Hilton Head Heroes, a 501(c)(3) organization bringing families with children suffering from life-threatening illness to Hilton Head Island for cost-free vacations.
“Wine Down Wednesday” will take place from 5-8 p.m. at the Village at Wexford, located at 1000 William Hilton Parkway on Hilton Head Island.
Tickets are available online at EventBrite at $10 per person. Limited tickets will be sold at the door for $15. A photo ID is required to participate in the wine tasting.
For information or to purchase tickets, visit www.villageatwexford.com or visit their Facebook page Village At Wexford.
YA Everlasting Book Club
If you are an adult but still enjoy reading Young Adult literature, this book club is for you. All meetings are free and begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St.
- Wednesday, Feb. 13: “When Dimple Met Rishi” by Sandhya Menon
For more information, call 843-255-6458.
Beaufort Symphony Orchestra: Light Classical Pops
The Beaufort Symphony Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 and at 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 at St John’s Lutheran Church, 157 Lady’s Island Drive.
Admission is $40 for general admission or $15 for students. For more information, visit beaufortorchestra.org.
Blues concert to benefit children
Renowned blues musician Guy Davis is coming to Beaufort for a concert to benefit the students of the United Community Task Force. Davis will perform from 4-6 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 16, at United Church, 1801 Duke Street.
Come enjoy fabulous blues and support the children.
Admission is a recommended donation of $20 for adults and 25 cents for children.