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Lulu Burgess open house to benefit CAPA

Lulu Burgess in Old Bay Marketplace, 917 Bay St., will be hosting a holiday open house to benefit CAPA’s (Child Abuse Prevention Association) Open Arms Shelter , November 1-15. Some of the requested items for the shelter include: any denomination of Walmart or Kmart gift cards, or a check made out to CAPA. Your donations will help provide the shelter with school uniforms, shoes and gift cards for teenage birthdays. In addition, there will be a WISH TREE with tags of Christmas wishes from children in need. There will also be door prizes and drawings. Details: Nan Sutton, luluburgess@me.com, or 843-524-5858.

 

Revolution Ballroom hosting dance party 

Revolution Ballroom is hosting a dance party Saturday, November 9, from 8-11 p.m. at the Beaufort Arsenal. Come out and enjoy a fantastic evening of music and dance. Don’t know how to dance? No problem, join us for the pre-party beginner group lesson; you’ll learn to dance the romantic Rumba 8-8:30 p.m. Following the lesson, dance to all your favorite  music:  ballroom, latin, swing, salsa, & argentine tango. Tickets are $15 and include light refreshments. Tickets are available online and at the door. Contact Revolution Ballroom at www.RevolutionBallroom.com, dance@RevolutionBallroom.com, or 843-338-2870.

 

DAR chapter will hold November meeting 

The Thomas Heyward, Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their next meeting on November 14 at 2 p..m at the St. Helena Island Branch of the Beaufort County Library system. The featured speaker will be Ms. Grace Cordial on “Preservation of Photos and Documents.  Refreshments will follow the meeting. Please call Regent Charlene Shufelt at 525-0158 for more information.

 

Church holds annual Thanksgiving bonfire

Shell Point Baptist Church would like to invite you and your family  to an evening of “Thanksgiving and Praise.” Wednesday, November 13 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Please come and share what blessings you have received in 2013. Hotdogs, cider, hot chocolate, marshmallows, music and so much more. Shell Point Baptist Church, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort, SC 29906. Call 843-575-2200.

 

Turkey shoot at Parris Island Rod & Gun Club 

Come aboard the Marine Corps Recruit Depot Nov. 23 for family fun and friendly competition at the Parris Island Rod & Gun Club Turkey Shoot — win delicious hams, turkeys and other valuable prizes. Shoot all day on club range — first relay to line 7 a.m. Club provides all ammo, $2.00/shot. Bring your own gun: Transport in car trunk, no ammo, no scopes and no barrels longer than 32 inches. A few youth and adult guns on-hand. Refreshments available. For details, contact Nick Russell, 843-812-9697 or captnick@hargray.com.

 

Beaufort Church of Christ has annual revival

The Beaufort Church of Christ will hold its 8th Anniversary Gospel Meeting & Revival from Nov. 10-14. The theme is: “Is There A Word From the Lord?” Sunday, Nov. 10 is Family and Friends Day when Minister Jonas Gadson will deliver “Educational, Inspirational & Motivational” Messages from the Word of God. Bring a Bible and a friend. Services are at 10 a.m., 11:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Join us for fellowship and food immediately after Morning Worship Service at the Golden Corral. Each person is responsible for covering the cost of their meal. Our Gospel Meeting/Revival continues Monday through Thursday at 7:30 p.m. nightly. All services are held at the Beaufort Church of Christ, 170 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort, SC, 29906. The events are free, the public is invited. For additional information, call 843-524-4281 or 843-379-8145, email jg@jonasbonus.com or visit www.BeaufortCoC.com.

 

Fly fishing club has tournament, meeting

Wednesday, Nov. 13 is the next meeting of the Sea Island Fly Fishers, 6 p.m. at Bay Street Outfitters, Beaufort. This meeting is open to the public and features a social hour with free refreshments and speaker is popular local guide Jack Brown. Jack will speak on “Fly fishing in the Florida Everglades.” Jack has fished extensively in the Glades and will discuss how to enjoy an exotic trip on a budget and without leaving the country.

 

Celebrate the birthday of U.S. Marine Corps

Parris Island will host a traditional cake cutting ceremony and historical uniform pageant Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. to celebrate the 238th birthday of the United States Marine Corps. The free event is open to the public and will be held at the All-Weather Training Facility on Boulevard de France, just past the main parade deck. Doors open at 9:30 a.m. The Parris Island Marine Band will perform as Marines and sailors display the various military garb and the nation’s flags from the last two-and-a-half centuries. The cake cutting ceremony typically features the oldest and youngest Marines in attendance representing the passing on of Marine Corps knowledge and tradition. The Marine Corps was established on Nov. 10, 1775, in Philadelphia. Visitors to Parris Island must have a valid photo identification. Drivers must have a valid driver’s license, copy of the vehicle registration and proof of insurance. For more information, call 843-228-3650 or visit http://www.mcrdpi.marines.mil.

 

Bourbon and Bubbles event benefits film fest 

Please join the Beaufort Film Society for “Bourbon and Bubbles”, a fundraising event to benefit the 8th Annual Beaufort International Film Festival. The event will be hosted by Breakwater Restaurant in downtown Beaufort on Monday, November 11 from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 each. According to organizers, it will be a “top shelf” bourbon and champagne tasting with delicious hor d’oeuvres and live music provided by professional vocalist Katie McAllister. She will be accompanied by pianist Norm Gagne, and bassist Mitch Hennes. You may order tickets online at www.beaufortfilmfestival.com or call the Beaufort Film Society office at 843-522-3196 or Breakwater at 843-379-0052.

 

Groups can sign up now to tour Festival of Trees 

The 2013 Festival of Trees to benefit the Friends of Caroline Hospice will be held at the Shed in Port Royal December 5-7. The Opening Gala will be Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6 – 9 p.m., and the public is invited to view the trees from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 6 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 7. School groups are encouraged to sign up now to tour the Festival of Trees that will showcase Beaufort’s most beautiful and original decorations. Please call Fripp Langford at 843-525-6257 to register your class or school. Cost is $2 per child. For more information regarding the Festival of Trees, to volunteer or to donate, email fripp@friendsofcarolinehospice.com.

 

First cornhole tourney, smoked pork butt sale 

The Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry Fund (HHLF) has is having a Cornhole/Smoked Pork Butt Sale the weekend of November 23-24. The Cornhole Tournament will be Saturday, Nov. 23 and Sunday, Nov. 24 at Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. Play starts at 9 a.m. Parking $2 for the day at Trask Lot on Craven Street. Just $25 team registration (two person teams) includes T-shirts for paid team members. Double elimination bracket play. Registration forms can be found at www.hhlcf.org. The Boston Butts are $30 a butt if pre-ordered by Nov. 18 at noon; $35 chopped for you at pick up; $40 if ordered after Nov. 18; $45 chopped; $40 a butt while supplies last on Nov. 23, first come first served; $45 chopped. Pre-order online at www.hhlcf.org by November 18. If you prefer forms, sign up fees and pre-orders/payments for the Tournament/Smoked Pork Butts can be downloaded and mailed to HHLF at PO Box 1171, Beaufort SC 29901. Make checks payable to HHLF/CF.

 

Open Land Trust holds ‘Arts in the Barn’ event 

Open Land Trust’s Third Annual “Arts-in-the-Barn” Art Exhibit and Sale will be held Sunday, November 10 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Widgeon Point Barn on Lemon Island. You’re invited to enjoy an afternoon of arts and nature in the beautiful barn in Widgeon Point on Lemon Island. Set amidst the splendor of Widgeon Point Preserve will be art for sale by some of our region’s best local artists. Art and artists from Four Corners Gallery along with the Plein Air Society will be on site. There will be live demonstrations, paintings up for auction, and light refreshments will be served. This event is free and open to all. A portion of the proceeds from the sale of the artwork at this event will be donated to the Open Land Trust. For more information about this event or for directions to the barn, please visit www.openlandtrust.org.

 

Life coach to speak at Beaufort public library 

Life coach and clergy-woman, Dr. Paulette M.E. Stevens combines humor, mother wit, and spiritual wisdom to talk about “7 values” that enable us to consistently have joy, peace and happiness in a postmodern age at the Beaufort Branch public library, 311 Scott St., on Nov. 14 from 2 to 3 p.m. In addition to training at The Coaches Training Institute (CTI), one of the premier coach and leadership training companies in the world, Dr. Stevens brings six years of experience as a hospice chaplain and director of spiritual care at Montgomery Hospice in Rockville, Maryland. She also has more than 20 years’ experience as a “soul caregiver” in ordained ministry where she assists individuals and families in overcoming the ordinary and extraordinary challenges of life in order to move into to higher levels of being and living. Come and be inspired, encouraged and transformed by her dynamic and passionate teachings on living a joy-filled life. For more information, visit www.paulettestevenscoaching.com or call 843-473-8198.