Many special events coming up in the area

info@islandpacket.comJune 4, 2012 

  • 2 cups self-rising flour

    1/2 cup shredded sharp cheddar cheese

    1 tablespoon minced rosemary

    1 1/4 cups milk

    3 tablespoons mayonnaise

    Mix the flour, cheese and rosemary together in a large bowl. Mix milk and mayonnaise together in a small bowl and stir into flour mixture until lightly blended. Spoon into a greased muffin pan. Bake at 400 degrees about 10 minutes until lightly browned. Makes 12.

There is a special treat in store for lovers of sailing and boating. The Savannah Tall Ships Festival is scheduled for Thursday-Monday. Fifteen tall ships are expected to arrive in Savannah for a weekend full of fun for all.

On Thursday, weather permitting, ships will begin sailing up the Savannah River and dock at Rousakis Plaza. A special treat for children will be a life-size replica of Theodore Too, a beloved character in Canadian children's books and television. Theodore Too will be the main attraction at Kids Cove Adventure, a Tall Ships event designed just for little ones. I, of course, can't wait to see it all!

Hugh Golson, Charlie and Nancy's brother, will give a talk on the War of 1812 at 2 p.m. Saturday. There will be puppets, pirates and all sorts of entertainment throughout the weekend.

For more information on all of the activities, and there are many, go to www.savannahtallshipsfestival.

  • The Bluffton Village Festival once again makes an appearance for its 34th year of enduring greatness from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 12 on Calhoun Street in old town Bluffton. There will be all sorts of fabulous things to purchase, so don't miss it. Come early for the best selection and then relax at the Church of The Cross for lunch or enjoy the tasty treats of many other vendors. This is Mother's Day weekend and a great place to by mummy a divine present.

  • If you have long hair and are thinking of getting your hairdresser to snip it off you might want to reconsider. Pony tails are in with a vengeance. Some may want to opt for extensions to stay on top of the game. By the way, June 1 is National Go Barefoot Day so you may want to get a pedicure instead of that haircut.

  • Babbie Guscio is the social columnist for The Bluffton Packet. She can be reached at The Store on Calhoun Street.

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