So much stuff this weekend, it’s hard to choose!


Three stores host benefit for Hope Haven

Oyster Cay Collection, Papaya Island and Finishing Touches, all located in the Old Bay Marketplace at 917 Bay Street, will team up to host an evening of pre-holiday shopping to benefit Hope Haven of the Lowcountry on Thursday, Oct. 18 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served and the stores will donate 10% of the sales to Hope Haven, a local children’s advocacy and rape crisis center. Attendees of the event will also receive a special coupon extending the 10% donation of sales through October 25.

Christian Women’s Connection to meet

Beaufort Christian Women’s Connection will hold their October meeting on Thursday, October 18 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 205 Boundary Street. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. and lunch is served at noon. The cost of the luncheon and program is $13. Call or email Karen Whitehead at 838-7627 or mommakaren@islc.net.

Exchange Club’s annual Ghost Tours continue

Ghostly spirits are expected to take over downtown Beaufort while the Exchange Club hosts its 20th Annual Ghost Tours. Sign up now to take a carriage ride or walking tour through Beaufort’s Historic District while listening to haunting tales of the area. Tours last about an hour and will run in the evenings of October 19-21 and 26-28. All proceeds benefit CAPA. Call 843-524-4678 for reservations.

Island Charities holds third annual race, walk

The Island Charities 3rd Annual 10K & 5K Race and 5K Walk will be held Saturday, October 20, at 5 p.m. on Cat Island. There will be music, drinks and a party atmosphere afterward. The race is $30 for 10K, $25 for 5K, and $20 for 5K walk. To register and to find out more about the event, visit www.theislandcharities.com.

Wesley United Methodist has bazaar

The Wesley United Methodist Church Bazaar will be held on Saturday, October 20 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Wesley Education Building located at 810 Duke Street. On sale will be baked goods, plants, canned goods, farmers’ market, books, clothes, art works and frames. Lowcountry fish or rib dinners go on sale at 10:30 a.m., live entertainment begins at 11 a.m. Contact number on the day of the bazaar is 843-524-9487.

Grace & Glory holds ‘Girls for Girls’ event

Grace & Glory Uptown is holding its “Girls for Girls Gathering” on Saturday, October 20 which honors Breast Cancer awareness month by donating 10% of its proceeds from the event to www.breastcancer.org. The “Girls for Girls Gathering” starts at 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the shop located at Newcastle Square on Boundary Street.  The event will offer a drawing for discounts ranging from 20-50% off an item, refreshments and treats. For more information, call Grace & Glory at 843-521-4050.

Spring Island Trust holds native plant sale

Spring Island Trust Fall Native Plant Sale will be Saturday, October 20, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Mobley Oaks Baseball Field, Spring Island. For more information, log on to www.springislandtrust.org and click on the Native Plant Project tab. Proceeds benefit the Spring Island Trust.

Doctor talks digestion at Herban Marketplace

One Saturday, October 20, at 10:30 a.m., Celiac  &  Gluten  Sensitive Individuals present Dr. Moshe Dekel,  MD, to talk about digestion. Question and answer,  local  support, taste new gluten free products.  No charge. Herban Marketplace, 1211 Newcastle Square, Beaufort. Call   to  reserve  at  379-5550 or visit www.herbanmarketplace.com.

Morning of Reflection to be offered at St. Peter

“Morning of Reflection”  to be offered at St. Peter Parish in Beaufort on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in the Adult Ed Room, Parish Hall of St. Peter’s Church, 70 Lady’s Island Drive. The Year of Faith is an opportunity to experience a conversion — to turn back to Jesus and enter into a deeper relationship with Him. If childcare is needed, please contact Deborah at deborahm@catholic.org  or call 575-3742.

Pirates of Port Royal 10th annual festival

The 10th Annual Pirates of Port Royal Festival will be held on Paris Avenue on Saturday, Oct. 20, from noon to 5 p.m. There will be food and grog. Live music from Big “B” and the Stingers as well as a classic car show. For more information, visit www.oldvillageportroyal.com or call 470-1110. Also, join lads and lassies, sprogs and pups to Walk a Mile Against Domestic Violence on Saturday at noon during the festival. Meet by the stage at the corner of 8th Street and Paris Avenue. Wear something purple and bring signs to declare: “We arghhh against domestic violence!”

Habersham hosts first Bark for Life event 

Beaufort’s first American Cancer Society “Bark for Life” event will be held Saturday, October 20, in the Habersham Marketplace, located at 13 Market St. This is an event for dogs and their owners to raise funds and awareness for the American Cancer Society’s fight against cancer. Registration begins at 9 a.m. and the event runs from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. For more information, contact Charlie Holley at 843-592-0752 or carson_dental@aol.com.

Paninis hosts benefit to help Anderson family

Paninis on the Waterfront is hosting a benefit Oyster Roast in it’s parking lot on Saturday, October 20 from 2 to 5 p.m. for the family of Jason Anderson. Please come by and enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters, beer, other foods, live entertainment and more.  A $20 donation is requested, and all proceeds go to help his wife and  two children. Panini’s is located at 926 Bay St.

‘A Ride for Bob’ helps Cubes for the Cure

The U.S. Military Vets Motorcycle Club together with Cubes for the Cure presents “A Ride for Bob” on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. at Carolina Wings & Rib House on Ribaut Road in Port Royal. Bob Banfield was a dedicated federal firefighter who died from neuroendocrine cancer on April 25, after more than 20 years as a firefighter. This ride is to raise awareness of this rare type of cancer and to raise money to support cancer research at the Keyserling Cancer Center. There will be food, live music, prizes and a silent auction.

Honky Tonk Angels at USCB Center for Arts

Beaufort Theatre Company presents “Honky Tonk Angels” October 20, 26, 27 at 7:30 p.m. and October 21, 28 at 3 p.m. The  rollicking country/pop musical comedy follows the hilarious escapades of a female singing group in Honky Tonk Heaven. Starring Velma Polk, Penney Dawson, Elaine Lake and the Honky Tonky Heaven Band at USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret Street. Tickets are Adults $20, Senior/Military  $18, Students $15. Call the box office at  843-521-4145 or email bhargrov@uscb.edu.

Adopt-A-Highway Appreciation Day

Adopt-A-Highway Volunteer Appreciation Day will be Saturday, October 20, at 11 a.m., presentation begins at 11:45 a.m. at Beaufort County’s LEED Certified Department of Special Needs Building, 100 Clearwater Way, Beaufort. Speakers will be Linda Shadel, Director of PalmettoPride and Weston Newton, Beaufort County Council Chairman.

Charleston Spiritual Ensemble has concert

Saturday, October 20, 7:30 p.m. at Battery Creek High School
Performing Arts Center, The Charleston Symphony Orchestra
Spiritual Ensemble will perform an uplifting, public concert. Tickets call 379-2787, and at the door.  General admission, $17; students & groups of 10 or more $12; children under 12, $7. Battery Creek High is located at 1 Blue Dolphin Drive, Beaufort

Guild of Beaufort Galleries Fall Art Walk

At The Guild of Beaufort Galleries Fall Art Walk, more than 12 participating galleries will feature artists and art of all types from 5 to 7:30 p.m.  on Saturday, Oct. 20, at galleries along Carteret and Bay streets, maps will be handed out and gallery guides will be available. Details, www.guildofbeaufortgalleries.com.

Beaufort Agility Club will be at Bark for Life

The Beaufort Agility club will be holding demonstrations at Bark for Life in Habersham on October 20 as well as during the Harvest Festival in Habersham on October 27. Beaufort Dog will also offer a low-cost vet clinic during Bark for Life with proceeds going to the American Cancer Foundation. This is a non-profit club. Anyone interested in joining, call 812-5394.

Beaufort Junior Shag Club has dance party

The Beaufort Shag Club is pleased to host The Beaufort Junior Shag Club October Dance Party on Sunday, October 21, from 4 to 6 p.m. at the  AMVETS Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Open to those ages 8 to 18 who want to learn the South Carolina State Dance, the Carolina Shag. Instructors on hand to teach beginner and intermediate steps. Come have fun dancing the Carolina Shag. www.beaufortshagclub.com

Camelot Equestrian has event for military women

An event for active military women and female spouses will introduce “Heroes to Horses” at Camelot Farms Equestrian Center from 12-2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The farm is located at 101 Tom and Mike Lane, one mile off Coffins Point Road on the right, St. Helena Island. There will be mini lessons, riding demos and Cocoa, the trick horse, will entertain. Refreshments will be served. For more information, visit www.camelotfarmshorses.com.

HBF Dinner & Lecture: Curious Mister Catesby

Just a year after Beaufort was founded in 1711, an Englishman named Mark Catesby arrived in America obsessed with the discovery and description of the little-unknown flora and fauna of the Colonies. “The Curious Mister Catesby,” the story of his explorations in the New World, is the topic of Dinner & A Lecture at the Verdier House, 801 Bay Street, Monday October 22, at 5:30 p.m. “Dinner and a Lecture” is open to Historic Beaufort Foundation members and non-members; the lecture series features a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception, 5:30 to 6 p.m. The program is 6 to 7 p.m. Call 379-3331.

AAUW has meeting

The Beaufort Branch of the American Association of University Women will meet Tuesday, October 23, at 6 p.m. on the Beaufort campus of TCL, bldg 22. The speaker will be Jill Briggs, Executive Vice President of the United Way of the Lowcountry. Contact Dr. Diana Steele at 522-2796 or steele.diana@comcast.net.

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