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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.

Our Prince of Scribes One-Day Writers Conference

Saturday, Aug. 29, via ZOOM and at the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, Ridgeland. All-day registration (includes all four workshops and panel discussion; lunch on your own) is $85 for S.C. Writers Association members, $100 for non-members. Register by Aug. 26. The conference will feature contributing writers Stephanie Austin Edwards, Jonathan Haupt, Ellen Malphrus and Sean A. Scapellato — along with special guests Brooke McKinney and Holland Perryman — for a lively series of four writers workshops and a closing panel discussion. Socially distanced in-person seating is available for up to 20 participants. Online participation is available for a dozen additional participants.

Maye River Quilters Guild

9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 12, via ZOOM. Andrea West, Certified Quick Curve Ruler Instructor, will instruct the making of a quilt using the special rulers after the meeting. Membership forms are available on the website for those interested in joining. For meeting dates and times, visit mayeriverquiltguild.com or call 843-530-1244.

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.