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Shorts at High Noon

Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesdays through Nov. 17, Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Beaufort campus. A collaboration between the Beaufort Film Society and TCL, screenings are free and open to the public. Check-in is at 11:30 a.m. All films are from the 2021 Beaufort International Film Festival. Schedule and trailers for all featured shorts are available at https://www.beaufortfilmfestival.com/official-selections-2021. Masks are required.

Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands guided tours

9 a.m., fourth Friday of each month. The Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands (501c3) offers tours to the public. Tours begin at the amphitheater (Paris Avenue), and you will be guided through the rookery, viewing the many varieties of birds and wildlife and learning the benefits of this stormwater system & working organic laboratory. Tours will be conducted by Master Naturalist Jill Moore from Moore To Life. Those interested in attending, reserve a spot by email at katkatbray@gmail.com. For more information visit www.friendsofportroyalcypresswetlands.org , Facebook at FriendsofPRCypressWetlands, or on Instagram at friendsofprcypresswetlands.

Ancestor of the Land – Rufus Daniel Mitchell

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays through Saturdays, Beaufort Arts Council Exhibition Hall, Mather School Museum, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribault Road, Building 1. A Tribute by Bernice Mitchel Tate, Andy Tate and Dr. Derek Mitchell Tate to the Beaufort County Rural Black Farmer. An authentic Beaufort County, S.C. Gullah Cultural Heritage photographic, visual art, digital art, material culture exhibition and instillation experience celebrating the life and times of Rufus Daniel Mitchell (1913-1987), his family and the historic Sheldon farming community.

Port Royal Farmers Market

9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays, year round, 1615 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Rain or shine. For more information, visit http://www.portroyalfarmersmarket.com/, visit @portroyalfarmersmarket on Facebook or call 843-295-0058.

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 unionchurch1004@gmail.com or call 843-524-4333.

LIVE After 5

5 to 8 p.m., every third Thursday each month, downtown Beaufort. Recurring monthly party with live music, local artists, late night shopping and drink and food specials. Rain or shine. Free entertainment, sponsored by Activate Beaufort. Entertainment schedule: Thursday, Oct. 21 – Alan Price; Thursday, Nov. 18 – Nick Poulin. 

CPR training

8 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 16, Nov. 20, Dec. 11, at the Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal, offers CPR. Cost is $35 for YMCA certified course. Those interested need to register at the Y as space is limited and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Questions? Contact Frank Hamilton at 843-525-0233 or ghh60fwh@comcast.net. To register visit the Y front desk or online at beaufort-jasperymca.org and click ‘Register for a Program’ at the top of the page.

CPR re-certification

8 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, at the Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal, offers CPR. Cost is $25 for YMCA certified course. Those interested need to register at the Y as space is limited and filled on a first come, first serve basis. Questions? Contact Contact Frank Hamilton at 843-525-0233 or ghh60fwh@comcast.net.. To register visit the Y front desk or online at beaufort-jasperymca.org and click ‘Register for a Program’ at the top of the page.

GOP barbecue fundraiser

5:30 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 30, Quality Inn, 2001 Boundary Street, Beaufort. Hosted by the Beaufort Republican Women’s Club and the Beaufort Federation of Republican Men. Tickets are $25 each, and there will be no tickets at the door. Mail checks to BRWC, P.O. Box 1835, Beaufort, S.C. 29901 prior to Sept. 22. The event will feature a barbecue buffet by Jimmy Fitts, a silent auction, and a beer and wine cash bar. Guest speaker will be State Senator Chip Campsen. For more information, contact Elaine Gantt at 843-379-0056.

Lowcountry Christian Women’s Connection luncheon

11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Oct. 13, Hampton Hall Club House. Greet heroes Captain Daniel Byrne of the Burton Fire District, and Ken Huddelson and his service buddy Guideon, who will show us how Companions 4 Heroes will change the lives of our veterans. Prepaid reservations are $28 payable to CWC Bluffton care of Carol Mock, 607 Argent Way, Bluffton S.C. 29909. For more details, contact Julie at 602-750-5465 or email Julie.ott.az@gmail.com.

YMCA Puppy Plunge

9 to 11 a.m., Saturdays, Oct. 23, Nov. 20, Dec. 18, Jan. 29, Feb. 26, and March 26. 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.

Help of Beaufort Oyster Roast

4:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday Nov. 6, Port Royal Community Beer Garden. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Includes all-you-can-eat oysters, a craft beer, live entertainment and dessert. Proceeds support Help of Beaufort. To order tickets, visit www.helpofbeaufort.org.

Bourbon, Bubbles and Brew

5 to 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 7, Breakwater Restaurant and Bar, 203 Carteret Street, Beaufort. Tickets are $50 and can be purchased at BeaufortFilmFestival.com. A fun-filled evening of tasting fine “bourbons, bubbles and brews” with music by the ClusterShucks will benefit the Beaufort Film Society.

Chef’s Table Benefit & Auction

6 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Harbour Town Clubhouse, 11 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. Tickets are $150 per person, $1,200 for table of eight. Event is limited to 250 guests. Featuring Rob Mondavi, Jr., and more than 15 Lowcounty chefs. Hosted by Jesse Blanco of Eat It & Like It. Chef’s Appetizer Showcase & Cocktails, 6 p.m. Chef’s Five-Course Dinner, 7:15 p.m. Live auction, 8:30 p.m. Event and auction registration at www.tcl.edu/table. All proceeds benefit the Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry and its students.