Fort Fremont to hold fundraiser
In order to bring more awareness to historic Fort Fremont, the Friends of Fort Fremont will hold Down Caribbean Way, an evening of entertainment on Friday, Sept. 30, to raise funds for the interpretive center for the site. The event will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. at the Celadon Club on Lady’s Island. There will be music mixed by DJ Kwame Sha of All Mobile Productions, dancing, a buffet, drinks and more. For tickets, visit macoracle.com/fortfremont/social01.html or email GullGeeCo@aol.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Find our what your treasures are worth
Do you love Antique Road Show? Want to find out what your “treasures” are worth? Now is your chance!
What’s It Worth, an event to benefit Alzheimer’s Family Services of Greater Beaufort, will be held from 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 29, at the Holiday Inn’s Palmetto Ballroom on Boundary Street in Beaufort. Admission is $20 per person or $30 per couple. It includes the evaluation of one item. Up to three additional items can be evaluated for $15 each. For more information, visit www.afsgb.org.
‘Tristan und Isolde’ to open opera season
Richard Wagner’s “Tristan und Isolde,” a lyric tale of tragic passion, is the first of 10 live presentations by the Metropolitan Opera, beginning its 10th season at the USCB Center for the Performing Arts.
“Tristan und Isolde” will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 8. Tickets for all opera presentations are now available. All seats are general admission. Tickets are $20 for adults; $18 for OLLI members; and $10 for students. Order online at www.centerforthearts.com, or by calling 843-521-4145. The box office opens at noon. The USCB Center for the Performing Arts is at 801 Carteret St. in Beaufort.
Second City improv coming to Beaufort
Improv comedy theater Second City is coming to USCB Center for the Arts at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30, with “The Second City Hits Home,” a new show featuring hilarious sketches, songs and improvisation about Beaufort as well as material from the famed Second City archives. This is a must-see night of comedy featuring some of Chicago’s brightest comedy stars in a special one-evening-only engagement. Tickets are $35 for adults; $30 for seniors and military; and $15 for students. For more information, visit www.uscbcenterforthearts.com.
Tickets on sale for Boots & Bling
The 7th Annual Boots & Bling Fundraiser & Silent Auction presented by CBC National Bank will be Saturday, Oct. 22, at Tabby Place in downtown Beaufort. This event raises funds for the YMCA of Beaufort County capital campaign. Boots & Bling is an evening of food, music, dancing, an enticing silent auction and new this year will be a live auction. Also, back again by popular demand is the golf cart raffle. Tickets are on sale at the YMCA and will be available at the event. The winning raffle ticket will be drawn at Boots & Bling but ticket-holders do not need to be present to win. Event tickets are $50 per person and $90 per couple and can be purchased at the Y or online at ymcabeaufortcounty.com.