Sea Island Rotary Club Blood Drive
9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25, Quality Inn parking lot, 2001 Boundary Street. It is extremely important to renew and maintain the Blood Bank, particularly now that blood plasma is being utilized in antibody testing for the virus. Donation sign up can be arranged with Bob Gross at 843-321-0196 or at https://bit.ly/30SQq8M.
Gullah/Geechee Music With Queen Quet
5 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 25. Free Virtually Speaking online program through the Morris Center For Lowcountry Heritage. Explore the history of Black music and musicians of South Carolina. This unique perspective talk was filmed on location on St. Helena Island. Visit the Heritage Center’s Facebook page (www.facebook.com/morrisheritagecenter) at the date and time of the event for the live watch party. For more information, go to MorrisHeritageCenter.org.
Virtual Book Club With The Morris Center
6 p.m., Friday, Aug. 28. This month they are discussing Into The Beautiful North by Luis Alberto Urrea in conjunction with their upcoming exhibition Ecos: Resonances of South Carolina Latino Stories. When you reserve your spot at MorrisHeritageCenter.org, you will be emailed a link for the Zoom discussion.
Bluffton Artisan Market
1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays Sept. 19, Oct. 3, Oct. 17, Nov. 14 at the Southern Barrel parking lot, Buckwalter Plaza, Bluffton. There will also be a two-day Christmas market from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Nov. 27-28. An open-air shopping event with live music that features local makers. Vendor registration for booths is $45 per market for early registration before Aug. 31, $55 for late registration; and $30 per market for Lowcountry Made members. To register, visit lcmade.com.