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Bluffton Artisan Market

1 to 6 p.m. Saturdays Oct. 17, Nov. 14, 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.

Halloween Comes to Bluffton Artisan Markets

1-6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, in the parking lot at Southern Barrel in Buckwalter Plaza in Bluffton. Trick-or-treating, costume contest and a “Best Decorated Booth” competition. Costume-clad children are invited to trick-or-treat. Masks are required and social distancing best practices are encouraged.

Beaufort High School Hackers Scramble Tournament

8:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 24, Olde Beaufort Golf Course, Lady’s Island. Shotgun start, 3-person teams. Prizes for Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and Straightest Drive. Hole-In-One Contest features a new golf cart courtesy of Beaufort Carts. Tournament benefits the Beaufort High Girls Golf, Wrestling, and Softball teams. Eagles Tournament Sponsorships are $750, Hole-in-one Gold Sponsorships are $500, threesomes are $225, Single Hole/Hole-in-one Silver Sponsorships are $125 and individual golfer registrations are $75. Register at https://bit.ly/3kXywJf.

GOP Get Out The Vote Tailgate Rally

2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 25, GOP headquarters, 149 Riverwalk Blvd., Suite 11, Ridgeland. All Beaufort County Republican Clubs will be participating, and GOP candidates for locals offices will be speaking.

There will be music and giveaways, a raffle, a sing-a-long and a GOP dress your kids picture. Bring folding chairs and refreshments. Candidates and clubs call 843-608-3214 to reserve a speaking and tailgate spot. For more information, email bcrpscgop@gmail.com or call or text 843-608-3214.

Hocus Pocus on Screen on Green

6-8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 30, 205 Main Street in Hardeeville. The City of Hardeeville Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department is hosting a COVID friendly Screen on the Green Movie screening of Hocus Pocus as well as a socially distanced Costume Contest. The Drive-in Movie is a free event for the community. There will be prizes for the winners of the Costume Contest for ages 0-4, 5-8, 9-12 and 13-and-older. The event will be held behind City Hall. For more information, call the Hardeeville Parks, Recreation & Tourism Department at 843-784-2231.

Pat Conroy Literary Festival

Thursday-Sunday, Nov. 5–8 in a virtual setting. This year’s festival will be held as a series of live-streamed author presentations and panel discussions, online writing workshops, exhibits, and virtual tours. The 2020 festival will be highlighted by appearances by Brad Taylor, former U.S. Army Special Forces officer and now the New York Times best-selling author of the Pike Logan thriller series; Elizabeth O’Neill Verner Award-winning artist Mary Whyte, author of We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America; and, from A Measure of Belonging: Twenty-One Writers of Color on the New American South, editor Cinelle Barnes and contributing writers Latria Graham and Gary Jackson. Registration for festival programs and workshops is open through the festival’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/PatConroyFestival), website (PatConroyLiteraryFestival.org), and — for workshops — Eventbrite page (PatConroyLiteraryCenter.Eventbrite.com).

Habersham Southern Living Showcase Home tours

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Wednesday to Sunday, Nov. 4 through Dec. 27 (excluding Thanksgiving and Christmas Holidays), 10 North Loudon Street, Habersham. Tickets are $10 each and are on sale at SouthernLivingShowcase.com. A portion of all ticket sales goes to benefit Friends of Caroline Hospice (www.focHospice.org). Allen Patterson Builders, Habersham Land Company and K. Lo Designs announce the completion and opening of “The Loudon,” built with innovative quality, functionality, and an elevated interior design featuring the iconic colors and textures of the Lowcountry. For more information about the partners and tours, visit SouthernLivingShowcase.com.