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What To Do the week of October 1st-7th

Artifact Identification Program to be held

ASSC/Beaufort and the Beaufort District Collection of the Beaufort County Library are partnering to present the 3rd Annual WHAT THE HECK IS IT?? Artifact Identification Program, Saturday October 3, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be upstairs at the Beaufort County Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort, SC. This collaborative effort is to celebrate Archaeology Month. Dr. Jon Leader, South Carolina’s State Archaeologist and Dr. Eric Poplin of Brockington and Assoc. will be on hand to not only identify and give you general tidbits of information on your mysterious artifacts.

Adopt a Shrimp and watch him race

Highly trained and motivated rubber shrimp will mount their inner tubes and take to the water on October 3 as the Sea Island Rotary Club presents the 7th Annual Charity Shrimp Race at the Beaufort Shrimp Festival at 3 p.m.

The race begins around 3 p.m. when 5,000 rubber shrimp wearing inner tubes are released from the nets of an authentic shrimp trawler into the Beaufort River. The shrimp float along in tidal current to the finish line. Each shrimp wears a unique number corresponding to one of the numbers on a purchased adoption ticket. The shrimp have been training all summer and are anxiously awaiting the chance at being the first across the finish line. The winning shrimp wins $2,000 for the holder of the ticket that matches the unique number on that shrimp. The second place finish wins $1,000, third place wins $750, fourth place wins $500, fifth place wins $250 and 6th through 10th places each win $100.

Adoption tickets are on sale now and are available online at www.RotaryShrimpRace.com or at local businesses such as Butler Marine, BJHCHS Port Royal Medical Center, Butler Chrysler-Doge-Jeep, Bundy Appraisal & Management, CBC National Bank, Harvey’s Barber Shop, Levin, Gilley & Fisher law firm, Palmetto State Bank, Regions Bank, Spectrum Graphic Arts Center, Wardle Family YMCA, Wells Fargo Bank, and of course from any Sea Island Rotary member.

Need money for your small business?

SC Lowcountry SCORE, in conjunction with the U.S. Small Business Administration, Atlantic Community Bank, the SC Community Loan Fund, the Beaufort Black Chamber of Commerce, Ariel Southeast Angel Partners, and PAYCHEX, will present a roundtable focused on one of the major issues facing small business owner’s today- financing their business. The roundtable will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on October 8, 2015 at Horizon Heating and Plumbing Inc., 168A Boardwalk Dr. in Okatie and is free of charge. Roundtable participants include experienced financial professionals from our local area (including William Furman, Patrick King, Todd Hoke, Ray Wenig, and Eugene Bedell). Registration for the roundtable begins. Enrollment is limited to 25 individuals. To register or for more information please visit: www.scorehiltonhead.com/workshops

Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club hosts Capt. Mark Nickels

The October meeting for the Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club will be held on Thursday October 8 at the Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located off of Meridian Road on Lady’s Island. The social will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the meeting will start at 7:00 p.m. The creator of DOA Lures, Captain Mark Nickels will be the guest speaker. DOA Lures are known as the “unfair advantage”. Captain Mark will take club members on an informative tour of the entire line of DOA baits from the original glow shrimp, to the bait buster, to the new DOA CAL series. This will include tips and techniques that will help you catch more fish particularly to include detail information on casting and retrieving the right lure from the DOA selections. Captain Mark will be fishing the local waters Thursday morning with well-known Bay Street Outfitters guide Captain Ja Malphrus. Do not miss this very special opportunity to meet internationally known Captain Mark Nickels. Guests are welcome and you don’t need a reservation. For additional information contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122.

Bourbon, Bubbles & Brew tickets available

Please join us for the 3rd Annual Bourbon, Bubbles, & Brew. Don’t be left out — tickets are going fast!  Mark your calendars for October 11, 2015 at Breakwater Restaurant in Beaufort. This is a fundraiser to benefit the Beaufort Film Society.

Enjoy a Jazz Brunch and support Literacy Center

Please join us for the Annual Jazz Brunch to benefit The Literacy Center Sunday, October 11 between
11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Jazz Corner in The Village at Wexford. $65 per person Includes delicious brunch entrées and bottomless Mimosa’s! Full cash bar also available. Featuring: The Martin Lesch Band-A Journey Through Jazz. Seating is limited so buy your tickets now!

Free concert at Baptist Church of Beaufort

How thirsty are you? The Music Ministry at The Baptist Church of Beaufort is pleased to extend a warm invitation to all for our Living Water Community Concert, to be held at 3 p.m. on October 11 in our sanctuary at 600 Charles Street in Beaufort. Our vocal ensembles — from children through adults — will be featured, as well as instrumentalists, dramatists, and dancers. Our identity as modern day followers of Christ will be expressed through worship arts as we heed the example of Christ’s interaction with the Samaritan woman at the well found in the Bible in John 4. Come and join us as we wade together through music across time that will quench our thirst for sacred presence in our daily living.

Beaufort Co. Black Chamber of Commerce to hold free class 

On Tuesday, October 13 the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce will offer a two hour class on Developing a Budget and Becoming Debt-Free. Learn how to free up your money by being consistent with habits relating to money. On Tuesday, October 27 another two hour class will be offered teaching Credit Repair. Learn how to request your annual credit report, view it carefully and make changes necessary to improve your credit score. We will show you how during the two hour session on Credit Repair. Both classes will be held from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Chamber Office located at 801 Bladen Street in Beaufort. All are welcome to attend these free classes. Call 843-986-1102 x 2 for additional information.

Date change for “Battle of Brier Creek” talk 

NEW DATE: Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. Daniel Battle will present on the Revolutionary War battle at Brier Creek, GA, which has strong ties to Beaufort and the Lowcountry. The talk is free and will be at the Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort.

Wesley United Methodist has bazaar

The Wesley United Methodist Church will hold its Annual Fall Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., on Saturday, October 17, at the Wesley Educational Building, located at 810 Duke Street (corner of Duke and West Streets), Beaufort, SC. There will be Lowcountry Dinners for $10 per plate beginning at 10:30 a.m., crafts, books, baked goods, clothes, homemade canned goods, gift baskets and plenty of music, fun and fellowship. Please call the church at 843-524-9487 for more information.

AARP Safe Driver Course offered Oct. 23

The new AARP Smart Driver Class is scheduled for Friday October 23 at The Summit Place of Beaufort, 1119 Pickpocket Plantation Dr. The new 6 hour class is open to drivers age 26 and older. Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with a lunch break. Cost is $15:00 for AARP members and $ 20:00 for non-members. Class size is limited so call now to register 843 521-1941. A certificate will be issued to be applied to your AUTO INSURANCE Discount. Become a Smart Driver.

Integrative Healing Arts Sampler scheduled at Beaufort Chiropractic 

Join our health care volunteers at Beaufort Chiropractic for a 20-minute session of Chiropractic, Acupuncture, Counseling, Healing Touch, and more on Saturday, October 24 between 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 708 Bladen St. Downtown Beaufort. These creative therapies of holistic healing in clinical, nurturing delivery are for anyone, applying especially to those with mental conditions and disabilities, who cannot afford these services. Cost of $10 per session goes toward scholarship recipients and integrative healthcare research. Prayer and applications on site. Visit MinistriesforSynergeticWellness.org for more information.

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