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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.

Tour Historic Fort Fremont

10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday and Saturday, Fort Fremont History Center, Fort Fremont Preserve, 1124 Land’s End Road, St. Helena Island. Docent-led tours are at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. every Saturday. Travel back in time to the 1800s and the Spanish American War. Visitors to Fort Fremont can learn about the fort’s history by reading interpretive panels, taking a self-guided tour with a smart phone, visiting the history center exhibit hall, or attending a docent-led tour of the property. The Preserve is open to the public Monday through Sunday from dawn to dusk. For more information, visit www.fortfremont.org or contact Passive Parks manager Stephanie Nagid at snagid@bcgov.net.

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.

The Beaufort Railroaders’ 28th Annual Christmas Trains

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

Beaufort Christian Women’s Connection quarterly luncheon

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 16, The Baptist Church of Beaufort. Lunch by Holmes Catering is $18. There will be singing of Christmas carols before hearing our speaker from Stonecroft. We will collect unwrapped toys for Toys for Tots and non-perishable food items for the Franciscan Center Pantry. Call Marti Myers at 843-321-0962 or email her at puddlesportia@gmail.com by Dec. 8.

Chill With A Cop

6 p.m., Friday, Dec. 17, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Kickoff your Christmas break and come watch the family movie “Goonies.” Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. A raffle will be held for kids ages 5 to 17 before the start of the movie (must be present to win). Hot chocolate, sponsored by Kilwins, hot apple cider, and popcorn will be served free at the event. Vendors will be on site with food for sale.

Adaptive Golf Experience Clinic

9 to 11 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, The Legends at Parris Island. Registration begns at 8 a.m. Free and open to civilians, veterans and active military. Led by golf professionals and physical therapists. Clinics target veterans and civilians with physical disabilities or challenges. As a participant, you’ll receive complimentary instruction on both the full golf swing and putting, taught by experienced professional golf instructors, fellow adaptive athletes who are already golfers and volunteers. No prior experience with golf is necessary – just a desire to learn or to help others. Our goal is to help those with disabilities learn new abilities through adaptive golf.

Healing with Words

1-3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 18, NeverMore Books, 910 Port Republic, Beaufort. Meet Affirmations author Angelique Medow for a complimentary, personal, word medicine reading and/or book signing. Hailing from the Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, Medow began writing her books in Beaufort, and kicks off her national tour by paying tribute to the Lowcountry and all who’ve offered care and support.

Christmas Eve on the Green

3:30 to 6:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 24, Martin Luther King Jr. Park, 860 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island. With Willie Turral and live music by Queen Gwen Yvette. Oyster roast, free meal, a raffle and last-minite Christmas shopping with our vendors. Interested vendors contact 843-575-3483.

Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands guided tours

9 a.m., Friday, Jan. 21; Saturday, Feb. 12; Friday, Feb. 25. The Friends of Port Royal Cypress Wetlands (501c3) offers free tours with 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. To sign up for a tour please email Kat Bray at info@foprcw.org. For more information, visit www.foprcw.org, follow us on Facebook at FriendsofPRCypressWetlands, or on Instagram at friendsofprcypresswetlands.

Bridges Prep Inshore Slam Fishing Tournament

April 8, 9. Captains meeting, TBD. Weigh in at Butler Marine Dry Stack. Species include spottail bass, spotted sea trout and flounder. Cost is $150 per boat. All funds raised support Bridges Prep athletic programs. Cash prizes for combined weight. Great opportunity to fish and help support the school. Those interested in sponsoring the event, contact Coach Gruel (bgruel@bridgesprep.org) or Gaylets (sgaylets@bridgesprep.org). To register for the tournament, visit https://bit.ly/31JnBi9.

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