What To Do the week of October 12th-18th

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Film society offering free screenings

The Beaufort Film Society is presenting some of the best Short, Animation, and Student films from its collection of Beaufort International Film Festival Finalists Selections from 2007 to present.

All screenings will be held Wednesdays through Nov. 29 at the Plaza Theatre in Beaufort, with admission free to the general public.  

Check-in time is 11:30 a.m. with the screenings beginning at noon and ending at 1 p.m.

Visit beaufortfilmfestival.com for more information. 

Beethoven to be featured at symphony performance

The Beaufort Symphony Orchestra will present “Beloved Beethoven” at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, and 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, at Sea Island Presbyterian Church at 81 Lady’s Island Drive.

Pianist Reed Tetzloff will perform.

Tickets are $40; and $15 for students.

Tickets can be purchased at www.beaufortorchestra.org.

Mather center to hold dedication ceremony

The Mather Interpretive Center Dedication has been rescheduled due to Tropical Storm Irma. 

The event will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, at the Beaufort Arts Council/Mather Museum at the Technical College of the Lowcountry at 921 Ribaut Road in Beaufort.

The center showcases the Mather School’s 100-year history.

RSVP to smyes@tlc.edu or by calling 843-525-8214.

Jaycees hosting food truck fest

The Lowcountry Jaycees are hosting the Inaugural Beaufort Food Truck Festival to benefit Jaycee Camp Hope. 

The event will take place rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, in downtown Beaufort next to the Santa Elena History Center. 

This event will feature live music, foods from a variety of local food trucks, craft/artisan and local distributors, a silent auction as well as games for the entire family. 

The Beaufort Food Truck Festival is open to the public with free admission.  

Visit www.beaufortfoodtruckfestival.com.

TCL to host oysters & 5K 

The Technical College of the Lowcountry will host its annual Oysters and 5K by the Bay on Saturday, Oct. 14, at the TCL Beaufort Campus at 921 Ribaut Road. 

Oysters by the Bay kicks off at 6 p.m. and includes all-you-can-eat oysters and barbecue, live music, children’s activities and raffles. 

Beer and wine will be available for purchase. Admission is free for children 10 and under. 

The 5K, hosted by the TCL Veterans Resource Center, starts at 5 p.m.; check-in begins at 4 p.m. The race features chip timing and includes a T-shirt. 

Medals will be awarded to the fastest men and women in several categories, including a special military division. Runners, walkers and strollers are all welcome. 5K proceeds will go to the TCL Student Veterans Association.

Visit www.tcl.edu/bythebay for more information, tickets and 5K registration.

Boots & Bling set for Oct. 14

The Wardle Family YMCA of Beaufort County will hold its 8th Annual Boots & Bling Fundraiser & Silent Auction, presented by CBC National Bank, from 6-10 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, at Tabby Place in downtown Beaufort. 

This year’s “rustic chic” soiree includes a silent auction, live auction, cocktail hour, food provided by local eateries and music by Veterans’ Pride Entertainment Service curated to inspire a full dance floor. 

Event tickets can be purchased at the Y in Port Royal (1801 Richmond Ave.) or at the door the night of the event: $50 each or $90 per couple.

Tickets include a cocktail hour, barbecue dinner buffet, beer/wine and entertainment. There will be a cash bar for mixed drinks.

Women’s group to hold luncheon

The Beaufort Christian Women’s Connection will hold a luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, at the Fellowship Hall at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive, Lady’s Island.

The luncheon will focus on fall fashions and home accessories for the holiday season. The guest speaker will be Linda Abrams, who will discuss the medical battle of her life and her story of determination and hope.

The cost is $15.

RSVP to Marti Myers at 843-321-0962 or puddlesportia@gmail.com.

Friends of Fort Fremont fundraiser rescheduled

Because of Tropical Storm Irma, the Friends of Fort Fremont Fall Fundraiser had to be postponed. Cool Jazz at the Celadon Club has now been rescheduled for 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20.

There will be wine, beer, appetizers and music by Beaufort DJ Steve Curless.  

The Celadon Club is donating two family (six-month) memberships and two spa packages for auction.  

Tickets are still available for $30 per person and can be purchased at www.fortfremont.org until Monday, Oct. 16.  

The Celadon Club is at 61 Celadon Drive on Lady’s Island.

Habersham to hold Harvest Festival

The Habersham Marketplace will present the 9th Annual Habersham Harvest Festival celebrating the bounty of the fall season on from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22.

There will be artisan vendors, food, live music on the main stage, plus plenty of activities for kids of all ages including a 47-foot ferris wheel, vintage rides, contests, face painters, hayrides, the Beaufort County Library bookmobile, a petting zoo and more.

Admission is free with food, drink and arts and crafts available for purchase; select activities may include nominal entry fees. 

COSY holding fall fundraiser

The Collaborative Organization of Services for Youth (COSY) Trust is hosting a fundraising event this fall. 

The Roaring ‘20s Evening to Benefit the COSY Trust will be held at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, at the Best Western Sea Island Inn on Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. 

There will be a variety of food stations, including those from Saltus, Lowcountry Produce, Joe Loves Lobster Rolls, Outback and, The Cookie King Robert Merten, who also serves as the president of the COSY Trust.

Beer and wine will be served, in addition to the Signature COSY Cocktail. There will be music, best costume contests, a live auction, door prizes and more.

Tickets are $60 per person or $100 per couple. Checks should be made out to CCF COSY Trust and mailed to P.O. Drawer 1228, Beaufort, SC 29901-1228. Tickets will be mailed out when checks are received. 

‘Becoming Dr. Ruth’ coming to DSN

The story of Karola Siegel, a young immigrant who became celebrity sex therapist Dr. Ruth Westheimer, will be presented to Beaufort audiences at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 22, at Beaufort County DSN at 100 Clearwater Way.

“Becoming Dr. Ruth,” a play by Mark St. Germain, stars Rabbi TZiPi Radonsky as Dr. Ruth. 

The play is being directed by Suzanne Larson, well-known to Beaufort audiences as an actor, playwright and award-winning documentary producer.

Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis. 

For more information, email sheralaloba@gmail.com. 

BA to hold its annual Fall Festival

Beaufort Academy will hold a Fall Festival from 3-5 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at the school.

This family-friendly annual event is free and open to Beaufort Academy students, family, friends and alumni.

There will be games, a haunted house, bounce houses for both the preschool and older kids, a football toss, lots of prizes, snacks, pizza, face painting, music, a bake sale and more.

Archaeological society to hold series of events 

The Archaeological Society of SC and the Beaufort District Collection of Beaufort County Library are partnering to celebrate International Archaeology Month during of October. Several events will be held in the Beaufort area.

From 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, the 5th Annual What the Heck is it Artifact Identification Program will be held at the Beaufort Branch Library at 311 Scott St. to help with your unidentified artifacts.

Drs. Jon Leader and Eric Poplin will be on hand to help demystify that odd family treasure. Registration is not necessary, but attendees are asked to limit the number of items they bring. The program and identification sessions are free.

At 2 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, the Combahee Ferry Historic District exhibition will return to the Beaufort District Collection space and will be shown through February 2018.

Poplin will discuss the archaeology of this significant site in a special lecture in the Beaufort Branch Library Meeting Room at the library.  

For more information, email Grace Cordial, Beaufort District Collection manager, at gracec@bcgov.net or call 843-255-6468.

Church’s Fall Bazaar to be held Nov. 4

The Parish Church of St. Helena will hold a Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 4, at the Parish Hall, 507 Newcastle St., downtown Beaufort.

There will be arts and crafts and much more.

Call 843-522-1712 or visit StHelenas1712.org/Events.

Bourbon, Bubbles & Brew is back for fifth year

The 5th annual Bourbon, Bubbles & Brew will take place Sunday, Nov. 12, at Breakwater Restaurant at 203 Carteret. St.

The event will benefit the Beaufort Film Society and the 12th annual Beaufort International Film Festival. 

Hosted by Gary and Donna Lang and Beth Shaw, there will be culinary delights prepared by the Breakwater Restaurant. Musical entertainment will be provided by the local Cluster Shucks band. Tickets are limited. Visit www.beaufortfilmfestival.com or call 843-522-3196. 

Dueling Pianos event rescheduled for Nov. 17

Dueling Pianos, Alzheimer’s Family Services of Greater Beaufort‘s 10th Annual Dinner Theatre, has been rescheduled and will now be held Friday, Nov. 17, at The Shed in Port Royal.

The evening will offer music, dinner stations provided by local chefs, a full open bar sponsored by Gilbert Law Firm, both a silent and live auction and a retro photo booth to record your memories of the night.  

Doors open at 6 p.m. for cocktails and the silent auction. Tickets are $65 in advance and $75 at the door. 

For more information or to order tickets, visit www.afsgb.org or call 843-521-9190.

Artists showcase work at BAA

“Dueling Studios:  Two Friends Feature Their Favorites – Flora & Fauna” is the name of the current Beaufort Art Association (BAA) show, featuring the work of local artists Marilee Sartori and Dusty Conner.  

The show runs through Sunday, Oct. 29.   

Also on exhibit will be the artwork of other local artists who are members of the gallery.

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