What To Do the week of October 27th-November 2nd

Bourbon, bubbles, brew back this year

The 4th annual Bourbon, Bubbles & Brew at Breakwater Restaurant will take place Sunday, Nov. 6, to benefit the Beaufort Film Society and the 11th annual Beaufort International Film Festival. Area beverage distributors will be on hand to provide tastings of their premium bourbons, champagnes and craft beers.

Hosted by Gary and Donna Lang and Beth Shaw, there will also be some culinary delights. Musical entertainment will be provided by the local Cluster Shucks band.

Tickets are available at Breakwater Restaurant or by calling 843-379-0052. The Beaufort Film Society will take orders online at www.beaufortfilmfestival.com or phone orders at 843-522-3196.

New Conroy book available at libraries

Readers excited to get their mitts on the new Pat Conroy book “A Lowcountry Heart: Reflections on a Reading Life” can pick up a copy at their branch library or place a hold on the book released Oct. 25.

Conroy’s other works are available in book, large print, audiobook, eBook and eAudiobook formats at the branches, through the library’s online catalog, Hoopla Digital service and cloudLibrary service. Beaufort County Library cards are free to Beaufort County residents and property owners.

Downtown Beaufort ArtWalk scheduled

The Beaufort Fall ArtWalk will be held from 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Attendees can visit more than a dozen galleries in downtown Beaufort featuring varied styles and mediums of art for all tastes and desires.

Participating galleries are: Atelier On Bay at 203 West St.; Beaufort Art Association at 913 Bay St.; Beaufort Arts Council/Mather Academy at 916 Port Republic St.; BeaufortPics.com at 910 Port Republic St.; Charles Street Gallery at 914 Charles St.; Greenfish Gallery at 812 Bay St.; Indigo Gallery at 809 Bay St.; I. Pinckney Simons Gallery at 711 Bay St.; LyBensons’ Gallery and Studio at 211 Charles St.; Rhett Gallery at 901 Bay St.; Scout Southern Market at 709 Bay St.; Thibault Gallery at 815 Bay St.; USCB Center for the Arts at 805 Carteret St.; and Sea Island Center Gallery at 1106 Carteret St.

The Fall ArtWalk in Downtown Beaufort is produced by Main Street Beaufort, USA and the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.

Visit www.DowntownBeaufort.com or call 843-525-8500.

Gallery to host reception on Oct. 28

The Beaufort Arts Council/Mather Academy will be hosting a gallery reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 28, for Earth- Fire-Light: a Lowcountry Glass, Clay, and Enamels Presentation. The exhibit will include two and three- dimensional functional, non- functional and experimental works.

In addition to the gallery reception, The Beaufort Arts Council has scheduled a variety of art classes to be held simultaneously. Call 843-379- 2787 or email info@artsbft.com.

Relay For Life coming Oct. 28

Relay For Life of Beaufort will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight on Friday, Oct. 28, at Battery Creek High School at 1 Blue Dolphin Drive in Beaufort. To sign up or for more information, visit www.relayforlife.org/beaufortsc or contact Wendy Pollitzer at 843-263-3216 or Wendy.Pollitzer@cancer.org.

Monster Book Sale at Bluffton Library

The Friends of the Bluffton Library will hold its annual Monster Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29. Hundreds of books will be offered at greatly reduced prices, many for under a dollar. The sale will be held in the large meeting room of the Bluffton Library at 120 Palmetto Way near the Bluffton Post Office.

Oyster roast coming to Port Royal park

The 20th Annual Lowcountry Rotary Family Oyster Roast will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5, at Live Oak Park in Port Royal.

Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the gate. Admission includes oysters, beer, wine, non-alcoholic drinks, music, an auction, hot dogs, chili and desert.

Fiber artists to hold show in Bluffton

The Fiber Artists of Beaufort will hold its fifth annual show from Thursday, Nov. 10, to Saturday, Nov. 12, at the SOBA Center for Creative Arts at 8 Church St. in Bluffton’s historic district next to the SOBA gallery. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. a reception open to the public will be from 5-8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11.

Eileen Berchem, chairman of FAB, said, “For our fifth show we decided to move the event from Beaufort to Bluffton. Since half of our members are from the Bluffton area we are excited to present our work to an expanded audience.”

For more information about FAB, call Berchem at 843-379-4228. For information about the SOBA Center for Creative Arts, call 843-757-6586.

Church to hold homecoming concert

The Baptist Church of Beaufort will hold a Homecoming Concert featuring the Sweetgrass Angels on Friday, Oct. 30. The event will start at 7 p.m. and will be held at the church at 600 Charles St. in Beaufort. For more information, call 843-252-4104.

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