Printmaking Workshop: Linocuts
11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, March 18, Morris Center For Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 S Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland. Ages 16 and up. $31.50 for Heritage Members, $35 for all others. Create cutting edge art! This hands-on workshop will introduce you to the art of linocut printmaking which involves carving into linoleum plates and then printing with ink and paper. Artist and educator Ian Welch will guide you through every step. Purchases are non-refundable. Register at https://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/event-5155744.
Fractals: Beautiful Geometry
6 to 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, Morris Center For Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 S Jacob Smart Blvd, Ridgeland. Mesmerizing math? It may sound like a contradiction, but when the math involves fractals (never-ending patterns), you’ll be drawn into their intricate beauty. Learn more about these stunning creations with Dr. Manuel “Bud” Sanders, Professor of Mathematics at University of South Carolina Beaufort. Whether man-made, computer-generated, or found in nature, fractals are sure to fascinate. Register at https://www.morrisheritagecenter.org/event-5151660.
Gifts From the Boneyard
10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, through March 31, 2023, Port Royal Sound foundation (PRSF) Museum, 310 Okatie Highway, Okatie. The Friends of Hunting Island (FOHI) and The Port Royal Sound Foundation (PRSF) are hosting an art exhibit called, “Gifts From the Boneyard, Art Inspired by Hunting Island’s Landscape.” The featured artist is Barbara James, a local fabric artist. Photographers Joan Eckhardt and Andy Stephens are also contributing pieces. Proceeds from sales will go to FOHI and PRSF. Opening gala from 4 to 6 p.m., March 2, 2023.
Karaoke with Melissa
8 p.m. to midnight, Tuesdays, Highway 21 Bar, 3436 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort. Enjoy food and drinks during Karaoke with Melissa.
Karaoke with Melissa
7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Beaufort Moose Lodge, 350 Broad River Blvd, Beaufort. Enjoy food and drinks during Karaoke with Melissa.
Trivia with Tom – Fat Patties
7:30 p.m., Every Wednesday, Fat Patties, 831 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. Free. Team trivia event, win house cash prizes! For more information, visit https://rb.gy/o9nhwe.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
9:30 p.m., Wednesdays, Rosie O’Grady’s, 2127 Boundary Street, Suite 2, Beaufort. Free. Enjoy karaoke with either Parker or Eric.
Trivia with Tom – Bricks On Boundary
7:30 p.m., Every Thursday, Fat Patties, 1422 Boundary St, Beaufort. Free. Team trivia event, win house cash and Beer Bucket prizes! For more information, visit https://rb.gy/o9nhwe.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
7 p.m., Thursdays, Amvets Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Free. Public is welcome. Enjoy Karaoke. Dinner will be available.
Bluffton Night Bazaar — a Lowcountry Made Market
5 to 8 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Burnt Church Distillery, 120 Bluffton Road. A highly curated selection of accessories, clothing, home goods, custom gifts and more by local artists and makers.
Rooted Beaufort Yoga classes
5:30 to 6:45 p.m., Thursdays, Cypress Wetlands, Port Royal; 9 to 10:15 a.m., Whitehall Park or Pigeon Point Park. Rooted Beaufort is a collective of local Yoga teachers who host outdoor yoga classes and donation-based events with proceeds being donated locally on a rotating basis.
Wet Willie’s Trivia Night
7 to 10 p.m., every Thursday, Wet Willie’s, Beaufort Town Center. Win awesome prizes while you sip the worlds greatest daiquiris and munch on delicious bites.
Wet Willie’s Bingo Night
7 to 10 p.m., every Friday, Wet Willie’s, Beaufort Town Center. Win free giveaways, merchandise, and more cool prizes.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
9 p.m., Fridays, Highway 21 Bar, 3436 Trask Pkwy, Beaufort. Free. Enjoy Karaoke with Lt. Dan.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
9:30 p.m., Fridays, Rosie O’Grady’s, 2127 Boundary Street, Suite 2, Beaufort. Free. Enjoy Karaoke with Parker.
6:30 to 8 p.m., 2nd Friday of every month, Gazeebo, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. Anyone welcome, no experience necessary. Eric Roy, a recent transplant from Connecticut with successful experience in leading drum circles, is our new facilitator. He will start sessions off with 15-20 minutes of instruction on djembe playing and teach a selected traditional rhythm & accompaniment for participants to play. In addition, there will be time allotted for spontaneous group drumming. Bring a drum, if you have one, a chair and a desire to have fun. The Drum Circle has several extra drums and many other percussion instruments that anyone can use. To receive updates on future events, send your email to firstname.lastname@example.org. This session will be on Friday, March 10.
Highway 21 Flea Market
9 a.m. to 4 p.m., every Saturday and Sunday, Highway 21 Drive-In. Sellers, vendors, handmade items, unique products and yard sale items. For information, email email@example.com.
Port Royal Farmers Market
9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, year round, Naval Heritage Park, 1615 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Rain or shine. You will find fresh, local, seasonal produce, shrimp, oysters, poultry, beef, pork, eggs, bread and cheese, as well as plants, ferns, camellias, azaleas, citrus trees and beautiful, fresh cut flower bouquets. There are prepared food vendors serving barbecue, dumplings, she crab soup, crab cakes, paella, coffee, baked goods, bagels and breakfast sandwiches. No pets allowed. For more information, visit http://www.portroyalfarmersmarket.com/, visit @portroyalfarmersmarket on Facebook or call 843-295-0058.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
7 p.m., Saturdays, The Beaufort Moose Lodge, 350 Broad River Blvd., Beaufort. Free. Enjoy karaoke with Lt. Dan. Come early at 6 p.m. for Steak Night.
Eric’s Karaoke Krew
9:30 p.m., Saturdays, Rosie O’Grady’s, 2127 Boundary Street, Suite 2, Beaufort. Free. Enjoy karaoke with Eric.
Karaoke with Melissa
8 p.m. to 12 a.m., 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month, Peaceful Henry’s Cigar Bar, 181 Bluffton Rd, Bluffton. Enjoy food and drinks during Karaoke with Melissa.
Play & Eat – Dinner Theater
6 to 8:30 p.m., Saturdays, March 18, April 1, April 15, April 29, May 13, May 20, June 3, June 17, and July 1, Hilton Garden Inn, 1500 Queen Street, Beaufort. Solve a murder mystery while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just to let you know the murderer is hiding somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as one of the suspects if you don’t watch it. This is a prize-winning competition and everyone is a participant. For more information, contact 843-592-6209 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit the website at www.playandeatdinnertheater.com.
Lowcountry Job Fair
1 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, March 21, Beaufort National Guard Readiness Center, 1 Cavalry Ln, Beaufort. The fair is free and open to the public and will showcase more than 50 area employers and businesses that will share hiring preferences and career opportunities. For more information, please contact Melanie Gallion, Technical College of the Lowcountry Center for Business & Workforce Solutions, at 843-525-8224 or email@example.com.
Friends of Fort Fremont oyster roast
5:30 to 8 p.m., Friday, March 24, at Live Oaks Park, Port Royal. Cost is $40 per person. Benefits the Friends of Fort Fremont and the local chapter of the S.C. Native Plant Society. Attendees should bring their own chairs and adult beverages. Oysters and chili are provided by Sea Eagle Catering; appetizers and desserts provided by the Friends. Don’t miss the famous Silent Auction and music by the Sweet Ferns. Buy tickets online at http://bit.ly/3Jl6KFL, or if you prefer, send a check payable to: Friends of Fort Fremont, P.O. Box 982, St. Helena Island, S.C. 29920. Checks by mail must be received by March 16. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
YMCA Puppy Plunge
9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 25. Wardle Family YMCA, Outdoor pool, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal. Well-behaved canines of all breeds and sizes are welcome. Cost is $10 per pup. All proceeds benefit the Y’s Learn to Swim program. Owners will be required to sign a waiver before entering the enclosed, exterior pool area (use the side entrance gate), must be present with their pups at all times, and humans are not permitted to swim in the Puppy Plunge. The YMCA asks that pets be up-to-date on all vaccinations. Event is weather dependent so check the YMCA social media or call the Y front desk at 843-522-9622 the morning of the Puppy Plunge to check any status update.
Memory Matters: Memory & Aging
4 p.m., Tuesday, April 4, Encompass Health Rehab Hospital, 107 Seagrass Station Rd, Bluffton. $20 for this session, or $40 for all Memory Matters sessions. Speaker: Dr. Paul Mazzeo, Coastal Neurology.
Lowcountry Christian Women’s Connection
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 pm., Wednesday, April 19, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. “The Fabric of Friendship” features speaker Norma McMurry. Cost is $28 and must be prepaid by April 1. Make checks payable to CWC Bluffton and send to Carol Mock, 607 Argent Way, Bluffton SC 29909. For information contact Carol Mock at 843-705-7604 or Julie Ott at 602-750-5465 Julie.email@example.com.
Adaptive Golf Clinic
9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, March 18, Legends Golf Course, 299 Belleau Wood Road, MCRD Parris Island. Free and open to the public. Register by March 12 to get on base. Event is geared toward individuals with disabilities/challenges from stroke, spinal cord injury, TBI, neurological conditions, amputation and more or individuals who are recovering from major injury or surgery. Participants receive complimentary instruction taught by experienced professional golf instructors; use provided equipment to increase mobility and assist swing; practice driving, chipping and putting; and connect with fellow adaptive athletes who are already golfers. Register at https://adaptivegolfexperience.org/monthly-clinic-registration/.
Beaufort History Museum at the Arsenal
10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturdays, 713 Craven St, Beaufort. General Admission for Adults $8, Seniors $7, Active Duty Military and College Students with ID $5. Children/Teens younger than 18 Free. Explore and experience more than 500 years of Beaufort History with knowledgeable docent guided tours.
The Historic Port Royal Museum
10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or upon request, Thursdays through Sundays, The Historic Port Royal Museum, 1634 Paris Ave. The museum features the turn-of-the-century businesses and industries of Port Royal: Shrimping, crabbing, oystering, the railroad, the school and the mercantile. Great gifts featuring local artists are available. For more information. visit www.portroyalhistory.org, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 843-524-4333.
Tour Historic Fort Fremont
Dawn to dusk, Monday through Sunday, The Fort Fremont Preserve, 1124 Land’s End Road, St. Helena Island. Free and open to the public. The History Center is open Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and, in March, Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m. Visitors can learn about the fort’s history during the Spanish-American War through interpretive signs, self-guided walking tours with a smart phone, exhibits in the history center, and docent-led tours. For more information visit www.fortfremont.org or contact Passive Parks Manager Stefanie Nagid at email@example.com.
Vietnam War Anniversary Event
1 p.m., Sunday, March 26, Beaufort National Cemetery, 1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort. Presented by Caris Healthcare in collaboration with We Honor Veterans & USA Vietnam War Commemoration Partnership. Join us for the presentation of colors, military songs, remembering those KIA and MIA, motivational readings, Presentation of commemorative lapel pin to Vietnam Vets, veterans’ spouses presentation of their own lapel pin, veteran information tables/representatives, and light refreshments. All are welcome. For more information contact Caris Healthcare at 843-473-3939.
Select times and days, Lobeco Branch Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Seabrook. To register, call 843-255-6479. Free. Brief topic overview with Question & Answer with volunteer attorney. Tuesday, March 18, 5 to 6 p.m., Wills, Estates, and Probate; Saturday, April 29, 11 a.m. to noon, Heirs Property; Saturday, May 20, 11 a.m. to noon, Starting a Business or Nonprofit.
Dungeons & Dragons
4 p.m., Mondays, Beaufort Downtown Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 843-255-6441. Ages 12 to 18.
4:30 to 5:30 p.m., Mondays, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island, 843-255-6540. All ages welcome.
5:30 to 6:30 p.m., select Tuesdays, Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. To register, call 843-255-6481. Free. Brief topic overview with Question & Answer with volunteer attorney. March 28, Advanced Health Care Directives; April 18, Starting a Business.
Teen Art Club
4 p.m., 1st & 3rd Tuesdays of each month, Beaufort Downtown Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 843-255-6441. Ages 12-18.
Teen Anime Club
4 p.m., 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month, Beaufort Downtown Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 843-255-6456.
Teen Video Game Club
4 p.m., 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of each month, Beaufort Downtown Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort, 843-255-6441. Ages 12 to 18.
S.C. Works Job Coaching
2 to 4 p.m., Thursdays, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island, 843-255-6540. Free help with job searches, interviews.
1 to 2 p.m., Saturdays, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island, 843-255-6540. Ages 5 and older.
Chess Meet Up
11 a.m., 3rd Saturday of each month, Lobeco Branch Library, 1862 Trask Parkway, 843-255-6479. Instructor Henry Otto Seim will show beginners the basics or play a friendly game with more experienced players. All skill levels welcome. Extra boards will be set up.
League of Women Voters
6 to 7:30 p.m., second Thursday of every month, Meeting Room, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Ladys Island Drive, Beaufort. Free. The Public as well as LWVB members are encouraged to attend. The meeting will be about the topics members have suggested as projects for 2023.
Zonta Club of Beaufort
6 p.m., 4th Tuesday of each month, Smokehouse, Port Royal. Until November 22, we are participating in a service project with a global organization called Free the Girls. We are currently collecting new and gently used bras to help women rescued from trafficking start their own businesses selling the bras. Last year our club collected more than 600 bras and we are hoping to beat that number this year. Our collection sites are Amy Bowman State Farm Agency, 1284 Ribaut Rd., Myrna B. Breland, CPA, 1 Professional Drive, Port Royal, and Nourishing Health Acupuncture and Herbs, 34A Savannah Hwy.
Indivisible Beaufort Meeting
11 a.m., Saturday, March 18, Downtown Beaufort Library, 311 Scott St, Beaufort. Free & open to the public. Featured Speaker: Chris deVries. Topic: What’s going on in the South Carolina Legislature: women’s reproductive health, gun safety, criminal justice, gender/sexual identity. Chris deVries, a former Washington lobbyist, advocates for policies in South Carolina focused on equity, fairness, and justice. She serves on the Board of the Beaufort County Democratic Party, as well as LowCountry Indivisible, and is President of the Democratic Club South of the Broad and Vice-Chair of Planned Parenthood Votes in the South Atlantic.
Fripp Island Friends of Music Concert Series
5 p.m., specific Sundays, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. Individual shows are $30. Consider becoming a member of Fripp Island Friends of Music (FIFOM). Membership gives you access to all five concerts, including the post-performance reception where you meet the musicians while enjoying delicious hors d’oeuvres prepared fresh by Harold’s Chef Services. It also helps fund FIFOM’s Music-in-the-Schools program. The basic FIFOM membership, $100, has not changed. To become a member, text or call Vanessa Peñaherrera at 704-807-0255 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Go to frippfriendsofmusic.com for more information. Schedule: March 26, Kim Richey (singer-songwriter).
Tips & Tricks to Birding in Beaufort & The Sea Islands
7 p.m., Thursday, March 23, Fripp Island Community Center, 205 Tarpon Blvd, Fripp Island. Off island visitors welcome – stop at the gate to check in. Join us as Jenn Clementoni teaches us some easy ways to bird successfully, using technology to bird and explore nature smartly. Jenn relays that birding is an all inclusive activity and enjoying nature is the main goal! Jenn is also a Nature Photographer who will provide tips and tricks to those who are interested in learning about photography while birding. Meet and Greet begins at 6 p.m. – Bring something to share at the snack table and meet your fellow birders. Visit us at www.islc.net/audubon/, or contact us at email@example.com.
Port Royal Cypress Wetlands tours
9 a.m, Friday, March 24; 10 a.m., Saturday, April 8; 9 a.m. Friday, April 28; 9 a.m., Saturday, May 13; 9 a.m. Friday, May 26; Port Royal Cypress Wetlands. Bring your holiday guests to a free guided tour of the wetlands sponsored by Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands and led by Master Naturalist Jill Moore. Moore is full of information about alligators, turtles, trees, plants, and the variety of birds that call the wetlands home. This is a great opportunity to learn about this magical place. Tours are limited in size so sign up now. Kat Bray, Tour Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org.
13th Annual Beaufort Twilight Run
3:30 to 9:30 p.m., Saturday, March 25, Habersham Market, 13 Market, Beaufort.
The BTR’s mission is to host a fun, competitive and memorable annual event for Beaufort to benefit Riverview Charter School – a free public charter school open to Beaufort County kindergarten through 8th-grade students. With the first event beginning at 3:30 p.m., BTR offers six options for runners and walkers at all levels including a signature 13.1 Mile Beaufort Challenge (5K Run + 10 Mile), 10 Mile Run, 8K Run, 5K Run/Walk, 1 Mile Youth Run, and Kids’ Fun Run. The BTR is one of two events in South Carolina offering a 10-mile run. All courses are flat and spectator-friendly, offering beautiful marsh views under shaded live-oak canopies. Register now to secure this year’s shirt, registration required before March 1 to guarantee a shirt. The BTR’s total cash purse is more than $6,000 with payouts to be awarded in the 13.1 Mile Beaufort Challenge, 10 Mile Run, 8K Run and 5K Run. Categories include the three overall male and female winners of each of those races, as well as for the top male and female Masters (40+), Active Duty Military and Hometown Hero (a Beaufort County resident). In addition to cash prizes, age group winners will receive a gift for their accomplishments. Discounts are also available for students, groups of 10 or more, and active-duty military. Live music will be performed by the band Broke Locals. A wide variety of delicious food and beverages will be available from gourmet food trucks and the Habersham Marketplace restaurants. To register and for details, visit www.beauforttwilightrun.com.
Radiance Run 5k / 2 Mile Walk
9 a.m., Saturday, April 1, Live Oaks Park, 904 14th St, Port Royal. $15 for youth under 18 at time of race; $35 for participants over 18 years at time of race. Annual fundraiser to support free pregnancy testing, limited ultrasounds, parenting and lifestyle classes, fatherhood ministry and baby item boutique. Sign up at https://runsignup.com/RadianceRun5k.
Beaufort Masters Swim Team
6 to 7 a.m., Monday through Friday, Wardle Family Port Royal YMCA. Coached practices. Ages 18 & older, all skill & speed levels, no prior swim team experience needed. Visit lowcountryswimming.com for more information.
Rose Hill Charity Polo Classic
2 p.m., Sunday, April 2, Rose Hill Polo Field, 1 Equestrian Way, Bluffton. $25 Pre-event, $35 at the gate. Children 10 & under are free. Gates open at 10 a.m. for VIP Sponsors & purchasers of tailgating spaces, and at noon for General Admission Spectators. Purchase tickets at rosehillequestriancenter.com.