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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.

Artists That Teach instructor show

Jan. 3 through Feb. 25, Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Art League Academy is open 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday to Friday. There will also be an artists reception from 5 to 7 p.m., Wednesday, Jan. 19 that is free and open to the public. Art League of Hilton Head is the only 501(c)(3) nonprofit visual arts organization on Hilton Head Island with a synergistic art gallery and teaching Academy. For more information, call 843-842-5738.

Artists That Teach live artist demonstrations

12:30 to 2 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 6, Dennis Lake, Art League Gallery; 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Jan. 12, Art Cornell, Art League Gallery; 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Jan. 15, Jami Wright, Art League Academy; 10:30 a.m. to noon, Wednesday, Jan. 19, Alex Sharma, Art League Gallery; 10:30 a.m. to noon, Friday, Jan. 28, Julie Schroeder at Art League Gallery. Art League Academy is located at 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Art League Gallery is located mid-island inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, next to the box office.

Maye River Quilters

10 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 8, via Zoom. To get a link for the meeting, visit mayeriverquiltguild.com. For more meeting dates and times, and for membership forms to join the group, visit the website or call 843-530-1244.

American Legion Post 42 Oyster Roast

Noon to 3 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8, American Legion Post 42, 100 Jarvis Creek Road, Hilton Head Island. Cost is $30 per person. Proceeds will go to the Boys and Girls State and Law Enforcement Camp. Call Ben Perry at 916-716-3698 for more information.

HELP of Beaufort all-you-can-eat oyster roast or pulled pork plate

1 to 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 8 at the Port Royal Community Beer Garden. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 at the door. Includes all-you-can-eat oysters or all-you-can-eat pulled pork plate and two sides with a craft beer, live entertainment and dessert. Proceeds support HELP of Beaufort. To order tickets, visit www.helpofbeaufort.org.

Lady’s Island Business Professional Association meeting

8 a.m., Tuesday, Jan. 11, Beaufort Realtors’ Association Headquarters, 22 Kemmerlin Lane, Lady’s Island. Jarod Fralix, Assistant County Administrator of Engineering for Beaufort County, will be the featured speaker. The public is invited to stop by for coffee and conversation.

Kaotic Obsession Military Appreciation Car Show

2 to 8 p.m., Sunday, Jan. 16, 1555 Salem Road, Beaufort. Tickets $20 in advance, $25 day of show. $5 discount for active military, veterans. There will be food trucks, raffles, trophies and mobile detailing by Summer Breeze Auto Detailers. Special Appearance by Vintage Vixens. Trophy categories include: Best Classic, Best Modern Muscle, Best Modern Import, Best Graphics and Best Truck. No revving, no burnouts, no littering. Voting ends at 6:45 p.m. winners announced at 7 p.m.

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.

Sea Island Rotary Club Community Service blood drive

9 a.m. to 3:45 p.m., Tuesday, March 8, Big Red Bloodmobile, Hilton Garden Inn, Beaufort. Future donation dates will be Tuesday, June 14; Tuesday, Aug. 23; and Tuesday, Nov. 15. OneBlood is testing all blood donations for the COVID-19 antibody. The antibody test is authorized by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and will indicate if the your immune system has produced antibodies to the virus, regardless of whether you ever showed symptoms. You will be able to see their results approximately two to five days after donating by logging into OneBlood’s donor portal at www.oneblood.org. If you test positive for the antibody, you will be eligible to become COVID-19 convalescent plasma donor. All donors will receive a OneBlood gift and a $10 eGift card. Plus, a wellness checkup including blood pressure, temperature, iron count, pulse and cholesterol screening. OneBlood takes extra precautions to ensure that the donation process is safe from the COVID-19 virus including extra cleanings, wearing masks, etc. All time slots are currently available. Contact District Governor-elect Bob Gross, at bob@beaufortgroup.com or call 843-321-0196 and indicate the time slot that best suits you.

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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