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Fun fall events support historic preservation 

• Historic Beaufort Foundation’s Fall Festival of Houses & Gardens, will be October 26, 27, 28. Tours of private historic houses benefitting preservation in Beaufort.  For tickets and information call 843-379-3331 or visit www.historicbeaufort.org.

• Jewlery Trunk Show by The Island Pearl, entrance through the Verdier House garden, 208 Scott’s Street      Jewelry designed by Leighton Reeve, chosen for the Emmy award gift bags. Saturday, October 27 , 10 am to 5 p.m.   and Sunday, October 28, 10 am to 2 p.m.

• Book Signing:  “Coming Home:  The Southern Vernacular House” by Jim Strickland. In the courtyard of The Verdier House,  Friday October 26,  3-6 pm. Call to reserve your copy.  379-3331.


Studio features Pedal in Pink fitness fundraiser

The Studio Fitness and Nutrition features Pedal in Pink. Spin-It Indoor Cycle classes will be going on from 4 to 7 p.m., on Thursday October, 25. Please reserve a bike: 4, 5 or 6 p.m. times are available. Minimum $10 donations, cash or check only; 100% of proceeds go to Susan G. Komen. The Studio is located at 1304 Boundary Street. Call 843-379-FITT(3488) or visit www.thestudiofitnessandnutrition.com. The After Party will be held just a few doors up at Bricks on Boundary at 7 p.m. with trivia games and specials all night.


DragonBoat Beaufort’s Art Auction Party

On Wednesday, October 24, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. come celebrate! Music, appetizers, bar and the DragonBoat Beaufort Boutique. Featuring an exciting live art auction limited to 20 artists’ works juried into auction. Everyone is welcome! $5 admission per person donation suggested. ARTworks, 2127 Boundary Street. 50% of the art proceeds go to support DragonBoat Beaufort’s cancer survivor missions, 50% to the artist. Info: dragonboatbeaufort@gmail.com.


Cookbook author to hold book signing

Pat Branning, author of the cookbook “Shrimp, Collards and Grits” will be signing copies of her book on Friday, October 26 from 1-4 p.m. at McIntosh Book Shoppe on Bay Street in Beaufort.  Call 524-1119.


Howling Halloween Party at Hemingway’s

Enjoy Beaufort’s only Canine Halloween Costume Contest and join Chain Free Beaufort at it’s Howling Halloween Party at Hemingway’s Bistro on Sunday, October 28, from 12 to 3 p.m. Bring your pooch and have fun in the caninie costume contest with prizes, entertainment by Donna Patrick, Silent Auction, giveaways, food, drinks, kids’ activities and more. All proceeds benefit Chain Free Beaufort. For more information, please visit www.ChainFreeBeaufort.org. Hemingway’s is located at 920 Bay Street.

Beaufort Therapy Dogs to hold training test

Would you like to see if your dog has what it takes to be a therapy dog?
Beaufort Chapter No. 229 of Therapy Dogs International will host a therapy
dog test at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, at BayView Manor LLC, 11 S. Todd Dr.
in Beaufort. For information on TDI and on what is included in the test, visit the TDI website at www.tdi-dog.org.  Only dogs who are being tested should attend this event. For
more information or to register, call Chapter 229 Director Dick Hoagland at
522-2073 or e-mail Merle Hoagland at merle13@embarqmail.com.


PALS celebrates with Halloween Carnival

Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services (PALS) will celebrate the Halloween season with a carnival and haunted house at the Buckwalter Regional Park in Bluffton.The carnival will be held Saturday, October 27 from 1 to 5 p.m. Admission is free. Games and unlimited bounce-house tickets will be available for purchase. The haunted house will open Thursday, October 25 through Tuesday, October 30. Doors will creak open at 7 p.m. and will remain open until the last goblin leaves. Admission is $5 for ages 13 years and older and $3 for those age 12 and younger. Buckwalter Regional Park is located at 905 Buckwalter Parkway.


Sandbar & Grills hosts costume contest party

Friday, October 26 at 8 p.m. celebrate Halloween! Costume Contest with a $200 first place prize. Music, games, and more prizes at The Sandbar & Grill in The Beaufort Plaza next to the movie theater (41-B Robert Smalls Parkway).


Alexis Cole Jazz Quartet at Fripp Island

Fripp Island Friends of Music present Alexis Cole, one of today’s leading jazz artists. With a voice praised in Jazz Times as “a deep contralto as smooth and dark as the richest expresso,”Alexis has been compared to Sarah Vaughan and Anita O’Day.  Alexis has won a number of prestigious vocal competitions including the NY Jazzmobile and the Montreux Festival. She will perform Sunday, October 28, at 5 p.m. at the Fripp Island Community Center. Tickets at the door: Adults $25 per person/$10 for students. All attendees receive a free entry pass at the Fripp Gate and are invited to join the artists at a catered event following the performance.  For more information, call 843-838-6655.


Carolina v. Clemson
is JSLB blood drive

The JSLB Carolina vs. Clemson Blood Drive on Thursday, November 15, will be from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Blood Drive will be held at the Jasmine Room at the Quality Inn at Town Center. Log on to www.igiveblood.com (use fund code 6011), and make an appointment online to donate. Please contact Sheila Miley, sheila@robinsongrant.com, if you have any questions or visit www.jslbeaufort.org.


Beaufort Church of Christ holds revival

This is a special invitation for you and your family: We welcome you to the Beaufort Church of Christ “Where All the Doors Swing Loose on Welcome Hinges to You and to Yours!” for our 7th Anniversary Gospel Meeting and Revival!  Our Theme Is: “God Can Make You Well In 2012!” From Novemeber 11 to 15. Sunday, November 11, is Family & Friends Day With A Special Focus on Singles Minister Jonas Gadson — known as “Mr. Enthusiastic” will deliver three “Educational, Inspirational & Motivational” Messages from the Word of God. Services are 10 a.m.; 11:15 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. The Gospel Meeting/Revival continues Monday through Thurs. at 7:30 p.m. nightly. We have four Guest Ministers who will deliver  “Purposeful, Powerful & Positive” messages each night. Everything is held at the Beaufort Church of Christ, 170 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort, down the street from the Golden Corral, next to Beaufort Liquidation. The event is free and the public is invited. For additional information, call (843) 524-4281, (843) 379-8145 or email jg@jonasbonus.com, or visit www.BeaufortCoC.com.


Historic Port Royal Foundation speaker

Historic Port Royal Foundation 2012/2013 Speaker Series will have local author, Thomas D. Wilson, to talk about his newly published book “The Oglethorpe Plan.” Learn about the role our area played in the founding of Savannah. Mr. Wilson’s book will be available for purchase, and he will be happy to sign it after the talk.

Time and Date of Event:  Thursday, October 25 at 6: p.m.

Location: The Historic Union Church, 1004 11th St., Port Royal.

Price of Event: $10

Contact Information: 843-522-9923, ace.oth@gmail.com

Website: www.portroyalhistory.org.

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