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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.

“Pull Yourself Up” Group Exercise Class for women

9:30 a.m., select Saturdays, Wardle Family YMCA, 1801 Richmond Ave., Port Royal. This multi-generational women’s group training is a 5-week program taught by Kelly Blackston. It is designed for females who wish to be stronger especially using back muscle shoulders and arms plus build camaraderie and make new friends. Free for ages 13-19; $10 per class for YMCA members; $20 per class for adult non-member. Questions should be directed to Denice Davis, YMCA Healthy Living Program Director at 843-521-1904 or beaufort-jasperymca.org.

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.

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 Parris 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.

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: Dec. 1 – Using Marketing and Social Media to Grow Your Business; Dec. 8 – Veteran Business Owners Roundtable.

Winter Wonderland

6 to 9 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 2, USC Beaufort Center for the Arts. Inflatables, crafts, train rides ad food trucks. Open to the public. Bring toiletries and non-perishable food products to help start a student food pantry in Beaufort.

Blue & White Classic Golf Tournament

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

N.Y. 79th Highlanders & N.Y. 48th Infantry Regiments Civil War Era Living History Encampment

10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, The Arsenal Courtyard, 713 Craven St. Admission to the event is free (donations will be accepted). Admission to the Beaufort History Museum will be discounted for Adults ($5) and Seniors ($4). Active military and children under 12 are free. The re-enactors will encamp in and present live presentations of Civil War era camp life, educational discussions, drills, marching, bagpiping, and interactive activities for the entire family. Craven St. will be closed for the event. Beaufort History Museum members will have a special opportunity to have coffee with the re-enactors from 9 to 10 a.m. Included in the presentations will be discussions and live demonstrations of the importance of music and bugle calls during the War, the variety and use of weapons including cannon, how medical support was deployed in the field, the role of women, camp dining and cooking, and other relevant topics.

Society of Bluffton Artists Holiday Blitz

10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4 and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, The Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA) porch, 6 Church Street, Old Town Bluffton. Get some holiday shopping done while enjoying the perfect spot for watching the Bluffton Christmas Parade. The event will feature hand-created home decor, wreaths, ornaments, jewelry and other works by SOBA’s artist members. .

Maye River Quilters Holiday Party

10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, Church of the Palms, 1425 Okatie Hwy, Okatie. The wearing of masks is encouraged. Contest for the Christmas stockings will be held, and the stockings will then be taken by Debi Bacon to the Emily Geiger Christmas luncheon. Chapter members will stuff them with personal items and deliver them to the Veterans Victory House. For more meeting dates and times, and for membership forms to join the group, call 843-530-1244. If you are planning to attend the meeting as a guest, please send an RSVP email to Mayeriverquilters@gmail.com.

1st annual WMU Cookie Walk

10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, Okatee Baptist Church. Receive your collection bag or box by donating. One non-perishable food item or $1 = small bag. Two non-perishable food items or $2 = medium bag. Three non-perishable food items or $3 = large bag. Food items and monetary donations will be divided among churches with food pantries. 

Beaufort Federation of Republican Men annual Republican Brunch

11:30 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, Dataw Island Club’s Carolina Room. Keynote speaker is Glenn McCall, a senior member of the republican National Committee. Other invited guests include U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace (SC-1), State Senator Chip Campsen, State Senator Tom Davis, S.C. Rep. Shannon Erickson, S.C. Rep Weston Newton, S.C. Rep. Bill Herbkersman, S.C. Rep. Jeff Bradley and Beaufort Mayor Stephen Murray. Reservations are $35. Checks should be payable to the Beaufort Federation of Republican Men and can be mailed to BFRM, P.O. Box 77, Beaufort, S.C. 29901. Please include name, phone number, email address, number of attendees. You will be notified by email upon the receipt of your check. Checks must be received by Nov. 30.

USC Beaufort Chamber Music Series

5 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 5, USC Beaufort Center for the Arts. Gabriela Diaz (violin), Michi Wiancko (violin), Ayane Kozasa (viola), Ani Aznavoorian (cello) and Andrew Armstong (artistic director and piano). For tickets, visit www.USCBChamberMusic.com or call 843-208-8246. At this time, all patrons must be masked, and attendance is limited to the first 300.

Lowcountry Christian Women’s Connection

11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 8, Hampton Hall Club House. Join the Christian Women’s Connection to Celebrate the Season. We will share an elegant meal, holiday fun and an inspirational message from Debbie Fairbanks – “Life’sToo Short – What Are You Waiting For?” 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 Julie.ott.az@gmail.com.

The Beaufort Railroaders’ 28th Annual Christmas Trains

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 14 through Saturday, Dec. 18, Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street. Free and open to the public.

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