What To Do the week of May 26th-June 1st

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Original Gullah Festival to be held

The 30th Annual Original Gullah Festival will take place at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, in downtown Beaufort on May 27-29th. Don’t miss this wonderful event that offers something for everyone. Great food, entertainment, crafts and lots of things to make you smile. For additional information, contact 843-525-0628 or 843-812-6111 or go to the website at www.theoriginalgullahfestival.org for the full details.

Lowcountry Hunt to have event June 4th

The Lowcountry Hunt will sponsor a hunter pace — for horseback riders of all levels — at beautiful Huspa Plantation on June 4th, 21 Huspa Plantation Road, Sheldon, SC. It will take place from 8-12 noon and lunch is included for after the event. Tickets are $35/adult and $20/child under 16. You may take the jumps or not. Rider or team coming closest to the set time wins a prize. Please RSVP to Christina Bates at crbates57@gmail.com to reserve your start time!

Greater Bluffton Republican Club sets meeting

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club is pleased to announce that their next meeting will be held at Rose Hill Golf Club at 4 Clubhouse Dr., Bluffton on Monday, June 6th. We are honored to have three young patriots who are graduating from local high schools and moving on to our nation’s greatest military academies with us. These young men will be presented with our First Annual Young Patriot Award.

The social hour begins at 5:00 p.m. and the meeting starts promptly at 5:45 p.m. Please come enjoy the beautiful clubhouse while enjoying the fellowship of likeminded conservatives. The public is welcome.

Learn more about hip-hop this summer

Hip-Hop Literature, Theory and Writing will be offered at the St. Helena Branch Library every Monday from June 6- July 25th from 1 to 1:45 p.m. as part of the summer reading program. Learn how to expressing everything using hip-hop. Why do we rap, how did we get into it, and what was the thinking behind it?

There is no charge for this course. For more information call 843-256-6487.

Register for annual dual sports camp 

Whale Branch Early College High School will hold its 4th annual dual sports camp the week June 6th-9th. The camp will offer a full day of instruction in football and basketball. Head Football Coach Jerry Hatcher and his staff will conduct the football camp from 9:00-11:30. After a 30 minute lunch break, Head Basketball Coach James Raymond will take over to provide basketball instruction from 12:00-2:30. All Beaufort County Students ages 8-13 are invited to attend. The cost is $60.00 for the full camp or students may choose a specific half day camp for $45.00. Registration forms are available at the school or by contacting Coach Hatcher at 843-466-2839 or Coach Raymond at 843-466-2838.

Good Neighbor to host Tomato Supper 

Join us for supper on June 18th at 6:30 p.m. for dinner in beautiful homes in and around Beaufort. Many good neighbors will be offering hospitality, spirits and delicious food. We will be celebrating tomatoes at the peak of their perfection. Heirloom tomatoes are courtesy of Dempsey Farms. Tickets are $35.00 a person and can be purchased through the Parish Church of St. Helena.

The Good Neighbor Free Clinic is located on Lady’s Island (behind Sonic) at 30 Professional Circle. For more information about this event, please contact Patsy Deer at Pdeer@hargray.com or Carole Fahey at carolefahey@embarqmail.com.