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Veteran Entrepreneur Services webinars

Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesdays through Dec. 8. Webinars open to veterans, their families and all business owners. All sessions allow for live interaction with presenters. All sessions are free via Zoom. Register at SCLowcountry.score.org. For questions or information, email ellen.maloney@scorevolunteer.org. Schedule: Nov. 3 – Building Your Business Plan; Nov. 10 – Non-traditional Methods of Financing Your Business; Nov. 17 – Traditional Methods of Financing Your Business; Dec. 1 – Using Marketing and Social Media to Grow Your Business; Dec. 8 – Veteran Business Owners Roundtable.

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.

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.

Beaufort Art Association’s All Member Show

11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday, through 2022, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Nay Street, Beaufort. Each year, the Gallery invites all the BAA general members to submit two pieces of their art, to be exhibited. This year the public will be able to see the work of a dozen or more members who support BAA but chose only to exhibit through our satellite galleries and our Spring Show.

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, Nov. 18 – Nick Poulin.

Veterans Day Parade

10 a.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, begins at Beaufort National Cemetery. Parade line-up at 9 a.m. Parade entry application can be found at www.beaufortcountysc.gov/veterans-affairs. Registration deadline Oct. 31. For more information, call Beaufort County Veterans Affairs at 843-255-6880. Participating organizations already include Wreaths Across America Beaufort, Association of U.S. Army, Disabled American Veterans Chapter 12, American Legion Post 9, Amvets Post 70, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8760, Knights of Columbus.

Salute to Service Military Appreciation

1 to 4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Naval Heritage Park, Port Royal. Free community event to honor military of past and present. Parris Island Band, free hot dogs, food trucks, business giveaways, kids activities, community and base leader presentations. Presented by Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce.

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 auctiojn registration at www.tcl.edu/table. All proceeds benefit the Culinary Institute of the South at Technical College of the Lowcountry and its students.

Beaufort Youth Orchestra

7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Riverview Baptist Church. Beaufort Youth Orchestra will perform. Free and open to the public.

Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club June meeting

7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 11, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club located on Lady’s Island off of Meridian Road. Social begins at 6:30 p.m. Guests are welcome. Reservations are not needed. Director Erin Levesque of the Waddell Mariculture Center will discuss the updated facilities, and how important this research facility is to our local area and State resources. Comments will also be presented on the possibility of adding hatchery-raised Southern Flounder. Dr. Al Stokes, former director, will also share information about our waterways and their marine life which greatly contributes to the Lowcounty culture. Weigh in your favorite catch at the Port Royal Landing Marina – Safe Harbor – during regular hours. Curtis McDaniels won the monthly $50 drawing for August. Winners must be present at the next month’s meeting to receive the cash award. For additional information, contact Captain Frank Gibson at 843-522-2122 or email fgibson@islc.net.

Bands, Brews & BBQ

6 to 9 p.m., Friday, Nov. 12 and 11a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 13, Paris Avenue in Port Royal. This official South Carolina Barbecue Association sanctioned event benefits FRIENDS of Caroline Hospice.

Friday night is the Wing Throw Down when you can sample wing recipes from participating cookers while enjoying live music from The Paris Island Marine Corps Dirty Boots Brass Band and The Chiggers. Saturday is the BBQ tasting day with cook teams from across the Southeast. There will be live music from Campfire Tyler, The Amanda Brewer Band, Donnie Polk, and Irritating Julie. Awards will be presented on Saturday by the South Carolina BBQ Association. General admission is free. The sampling of wings Friday night and BBQ Saturday will be available by purchasing tickets for $1. Beer, soda and wine will also be available for purchase. Event will take place rain or shine. For more information and volunteer opportunities go to fochospice.org or call 843-525- 6257.

Beaufort-Jasper ACE Friends & Family Day

9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 13, Beaufort-Jasper ACE, 80 Lowcountry Drive, Ridgeland. Flea market, tours of the school, student presentations, services from school programs, ACE food truck and more. Flea market runs from 8 a.m. to noon, set-up begins at 7 a.m. Flea market spots (8-foot by 18-foot) are $20. Food truck spots are $40. No chairs, tables or electricity provided. Contact Ms. Dixon at 987-8107 for reservations or more information. Rental agreement forms are available at bjace.org and must be submitted, along with payment, prior to Nov. 5.

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.

CPR training

8 a.m to 12:30 p.m., Saturday, 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.

Holiday Market of Beaufort

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, Beaufort Academy courtyard, 240 Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island. Admission is free.

Beaufort Homes For The Holidays 20th Anniversary Tour On The Point

11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20 and Sunday, Nov. 21. Tickets are $45 in advance, $50 day of tour. Walking tour of six historic homes on The Point and St. Peter’s Church in downtown Beaufort, all professionally decorated for the holidays. For more information, call 843-522-6503 or visit BeaufortHomesForTheHolidays.com.

20th annual Zonta Club of Beaufort Oyster Roast

6 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 20, Live Oaks Park, Port Royal. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at door. Ages 10 and younger eat free. Oysters, chili, hot dogs, desserts, beer, tea. Live music by The Blues Boys with Velma and Elaine. For tickets or information, call Myrna Breland, CPA, at 843-986-1175 or the Beaufort County Council on Aging at 843-524-1787 or 843-476-8356.

1st annual Lowcountry Pop Up N Sk8

3 to 6 p.m. (Day Skate) and 8 to 11 p.m. (Glow Sk8), Saturday, Nov. 27, 702 Paris Avenue, Port Royal. Hosted by Unified Beaufort. Ages 6 and younger are free. Admission $12, skate rental $5. Family deal, $40, up to eight people. Day Skate is all ages, while Glow Sk8 is ages 21 and older.

Blue & White Classic Golf Tournament

Friday, Dec. 3, Fripp Island. Proceeds benefit Beaufort Academy athletics.

Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands guided tours

9 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4. The Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands (501c3) offers free tours to the public. Tours will be conducted by Master Naturalist Jill Moore from Moore To Life. 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. Those interested in attending, reserve a spot by email at info@foprcw.org. For more information, visit www.foprcw.org, follow us on Facebook at FriendsofPRCypressWetlands, or on Instagram at friendsofprcypresswetlands.

Music from the Manger

6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 10; 6 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 11; and noon, Sunday, Dec. 12, the end of Parris Avenue, Port Royal Village. A music-filled festival featuring a unique Christmas Village and a performance by the talented local recording artist Liz Jane. Concert proceeds will benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Association (CAPA) of Beaufort. There will be food and drink available. For additional information, visit MusicfromtheManger.com to view the schedule of events, purchase tickets, as well as to inquire about sponsorship and vendor opportunities. Tickets go on sale Nov. 1.

YMCA Puppy Plunge

9 to 11 a.m., Saturdays, 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.

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