Calendar of Lowcountry Events ... June 14 and beyond

info@islandpacket.comJune 13, 2012 

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ARTS

Theater

A Midsummer Night's Play Festival 2012, presented by the UpStart Theatre Company: 8 p.m. June 16, Muse Arts Warehouse, 703D Louisville Road, Savannah. $5. www.musesavannah.org

"Shout! The Mod Musical," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: June 19-July 29, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $37; $25 for children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"The Pajama Game," presented by the Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. June 22-23 and 29-30 and 2 p.m. June 24, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $23. 843-645-2700

"Beauty and the Beast," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: 7 p.m. July 11-13, 18-20, 25-28; 2 p.m. July 29, Hilton Head Island High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20; $18 for seniors and military; $10 for students. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org

"The Misanthrope," presented by Palmetto Theater Xperiment: Nov. 8-11 and Nov. 15-18, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children; $12 for groups. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Auditions

"The Unexpected Guest": 11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 25, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Appointment required. 843-686-3945, ext. 237

"I Hate Hamlet": 11 a.m.-7 p.m. June 25, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Appointment required. 843-686-3945, ext. 237

Dance

"Copellia," presented by the Islands Dance Academy: 7:30 p.m. June 16, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $12. www.savannahboxoffice.com

Music

Street Music on Paris Avenue with Webb Wilder and the Beatnecks: 6:30 p.m. June 23, Paris Avenue in Old Village, Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Beach music concert with Nathaniel Drake, presented by the Lobeco library: 3:30 p.m. June 26, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Patriotic Concert, presented by Savannah Winds: 3 p.m. July 1, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. $10-$20. 912-344-3169

First Friday for Folk Music: 7:30-10 p.m. July 6, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., Savannah. $2. 912-898-1876. www.savannahfolk.org/firstfriday.htm

The Voices of El Shaddai: 8 p.m. Aug. 8, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $26; $19 children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 5-7 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517, 843-384-9480. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

Robert Smalls Association Reunion Choir: 2 p.m. June 16 and 23, Wesley United Methodist Church, 701 West St., Beaufort. 843-524-3145

Beaufort Belles women's chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays starting July 16, Baptist Church of Beaufort, 600 Charles St., Beaufort. 843-524-1888, 843-838-5787. www.beaufortbelles.com

The Shore Notes (Sweet Adelines): Guests and prospective members welcome. 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Island Lutheran Church, 4400 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-705-6852. www.hiltonheadshorenotes.com

Beaufort Harbormasters: 6:45 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. www.beaufortharbormasters.org

Sun Tones women's chorus: New members welcome. 3-5 p.m. Tuesdays, backstage at Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-705-7904

Visual arts and exhibits

"Fun in the Sun," presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: through June 23, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"How I See It" -- paintings by Mary Jane Martin: through June 23, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com/featured_artist.shtml

26th annual Gullah Festival of South Carolina art exhibit: through June 23, LyBenson Gallery, 211 Charles St., Beaufort. Free. 843-525-9006

"Lowcountry Through the Lens," presented by the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island: through June 24, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.cchhi.org

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through June 26, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

"Field Hands" -- the works of Brian Antoine Woods, presented by Savannah's Department of Cultural Affairs: through June 29, Midtown Municipal Building, 601 E. 66th St., Savannah. 912-651-6417

"Gullah Living" -- the works of Samantha Claar: through June 29, S.P.A.C.E. Gallery, 9 W. Henry St., Savannah. Free. 912-651-6783. www.savannahga.gov/arts

"The Mind and Thoughts of Richard Law": through June 30, Beach Institute, 502 E. Harris St., Savannah. 912-234-8000. www.kingtisdell.org

"Fort Fremont -- Homeland Security 1898": through June 30, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. www.fortfremont.org

"The Art of Clay," featuring artists Jada Gray, Trevor Foster and Hank D. Herring: through June 30, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Time and Timelessness" -- the work of Mary Sullivan: through July 14, Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, Calhoun and Church streets, Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.socblufftonartist.com

Hampton Lake Women's Art Group Exhibition: through July 21, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-757-1158

"Goddesses in World Cultures" -- exhibition of large format oil paintings by Mary B. Kelly: through Sept. 1, lectures are 1-3 p.m. July 7 and 14. Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843 255-6506. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Ray Ellis exhibition, presented by Karis Art Gallery: Opening reception is 5:30-8 p.m. June 22, Karis Art Gallery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. Exhibit runs through July 14. 843-781-5100. www.karisartgallery.com

"The Artists of Sea Pines": Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. June 27, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs June 27-Sept. 24. 843-363-6961

"Exploring Textures" -- the works of Barbara Miller and Marilyn Dizikes, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-8 p.m. June 28, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs June 25-July 28. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Shaken, Not Stirred" -- the works of Cathy Keup: Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. June 29, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs June 25-Aug. 4. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"The Lowcountry Through My Own Lens" -- the works of Scott Quarforth, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 8 p.m. July 6, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Free. Exhibit runs through August. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Coastal Treasures," a member-themed show presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Aug. 2, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs July 30-Aug. 25. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"A Low Country Splendor" -- the works of Terry Brennan, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Aug. 30, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Aug. 27-Sept. 22. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

Open studios and classes

Clay on Thursdays: 10 a.m.-noon, 1:15-3:15 p.m. or 6-8 p.m. Thursdays through July 26, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $125 plus; $25 for 25 pounds of clay. 803-707-5961. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Create fused glass with Greg Rawls: 6-9 p.m. Thursdays through July 26, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $75. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Capturing Water's Mystery," with Jay Kenega: 1-4 p.m. June 26-28, Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $80. 843-838-3205. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"The Artists of Sea Pines" -- plein air painting: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 2, Lawton Stables, 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-363-6961

"Basketry Combinations & Continuations," with Kim Keats: 6-8 p.m. July 24, 31 and Aug. 7 and 14, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55 for all four classes; $15 a class. 843-384-2435. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Calligraphy I -- Introduction," with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Aug. 18, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Calligraphy II," with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Aug. 25, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Calligraphy III," with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Sept. 1, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Film

"The Tempest," with Christopher Plummer interview, presented by the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 6:30 p.m. June 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $18; $10. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu

"Twelfth Night," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 15, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Midsummer Night's Dream," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 22, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Casablanca," film and discussion presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. June 23, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Date Night," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. June 29, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Nights in Rodanthe," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 6, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Forrest Gump," film and discussion presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 7, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Night at the Museum," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 13, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Cape Fear," film and discussion presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 14, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

"Night at the Museum -- Battle for the Smithsonian," presented by the Lobeco library: 3 p.m. July 20, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Breakfast at Tiffany's," film and discussion presented by the Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 28, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com

Literary

Graphic Novel Book Club for ages 12-18: 3 p.m. Wednesdays, through July 18, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Lowcountry Women Writers Critique group with Stephanie Edwards: 5:30-8 p.m. June 14 and 28; July 12 and 26; Aug. 9 and 23; Sept. 13 and 27; Oct. 11 and 25; Nov. 8. 843-597-3910

Beaufort Writers meeting: 4:30-6 p.m. June 26; July 10 and 24; Aug. 14 and 28; Sept. 11 and 25; Oct. 9 and 23; Nov. 13 and 27; Dec. 11. Lady's Island airport. 843-524-9119

Book signing with Ken Burger, author of "Baptized in Sweet Tea": 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. July 7, McIntosh Book Shoppe, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-1119

Chris Bohjalian, author of "The Sandcastle Girls," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch with Author Series: noon July 24, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, Bluffton. $42. Reservations required. 843-521-4147

Ron Rash, author of "The Cove," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch with Author Series: noon Aug. 2, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. $42. Reservations required. 843-521-4147

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Camp Dig It! -- "Excavate" simulated site: 10:30 a.m. June 19 and Tuesdays July 3-Aug. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Storytime for Summer Reading" for kids up to age 3: 11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through July 10, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Storytime for Summer Reading" for ages 4-7: 4:30 p.m. Mondays through July 16, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Animals of the Lowcountry": 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Graphic Novel Book Club for ages 12-18: 3 p.m. Wednesdays through July 18, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Colonial Amusements": 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 14-28, July 12 and 26 and Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

Father's Day program: 4:30 p.m. June 14, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Family story time, presented by the Bluffton library: 2 p.m. June 15, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

"Carolina Shadows - Mayhem in South Carolina's Past," presented by the Bluffton library: 5 p.m. June 18, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

Yostie's Puppetry -- "Summer Stock ... The Drama of Puppetry": 10 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. June 19 and July 24, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Carolina Shadows -- Tales of Mayhem and Murder in S.C.": 2 p.m. June 19, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Sesame Street Live -- "Elmo's Super Heroes": 7 p.m. June 19, 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. June 20, Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $15-$55. 912-651-6557. www.savannahcivic.com.

Create "Day at the Beach Bag," for ages 5 and older: 10 a.m.-noon June 20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Hair and Makeup Through the Decades," for ages 13 and older: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. June 21 or July 5, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Music for ages 2-6 with Beth Green: 1 p.m. June 21, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Music Lady -- Beth Green, presented by the Bluffton library, for ages 2-5: 3:30 p.m. June 22, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

Family story time, presented by the Bluffton library for ages 5-10: 11 a.m. June 26, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

"Chicken Little -- An Interactive Story," for ages 4-10: 2 p.m. June 28, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Booksalicious," presented by the Bluffton library: 2 p.m. June 29, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6510

"Modern Age Paranormal -- Ghost Hunting," for ages 16 and older: 2 p.m. June 30, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Broadway choreography workshop for ages 8 and up: 10 a.m.-noon July 2, 3 and 6, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $60. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Benjamin Franklin," presented by The Storybook Shoppe for ages 6-9: 10:30 a.m. July 3, The Storybook Shoppe, 41A Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2600. www.thestorybookshoppe.com

Musical theatre audition technique workshop for ages 10-17: 1-3 p.m. July 3 and 6, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Hair & Make-Up through the Decades," for ages 13 and up: 10 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 5, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Kazoos on Vacation: 7:30 p.m. July 7, 21 and Aug. 4, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $5. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

First Annual Strikers Clinic, presented by Lower Coastal Soccer Academy and Charleston Battery for ages 6-16: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. full day; 9 a.m.-noon half day July 9-13, Buckwalter Soccer Complex, 905 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. $95 full day; $65 half day. 843-368-1553

Theatre camp - Session 1, for ages 9-14: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 9-13: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $150. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Take the Stage!," performing arts camp for ages 5-7 and 8-12: 10 a.m.-noon; 1-3 p.m. July 16-20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Mixed Up Masterpieces" visual arts camp fr ages 5-7 and 8-12: 1-3 p.m.; 10 a.m.-noon July 16-20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Theatre camp for ages 9-14: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. July 23-27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $150. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Kids n' clay camp," for ages 6-9 and 10-13: 10 a.m.-noon; 1-3 p.m. July 23-26 and Aug. 2, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

Yostie's puppetry, for ages 5-10: 1-3 p.m. July 24, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $15. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Five Days of Art Camp," for ages 5-12: 10 a.m.-noon July 30-Aug. 3, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $20 per class. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"Art in the Garden," for ages 11 and older: 1-3 p.m. July 30, Aug. 1 and 3, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $60. 843-686-3945, ext. 233. www.artshhi.com

"The Golden Dragon Acrobats," for ages 15 and younger: 8 p.m. Aug. 31; Sept. 1, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head. $40; $30 children. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

Ongoing events

The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

Coastal Discovery Museum: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sundays, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

Camp Dig It! -- "Excavate" simulated site: 10:30 a.m. June 19 and Tuesdays July 3-Aug. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Animals of the Lowcountry": 10:30-11:30 a.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $12; $7 for children. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

FARMERS MARKETS

Buckwalter Place Farmers Market: 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Buckwalter Place, Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-384-1658. www.buckwalterfarmersmarket.com

Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market: 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, West Street, Beaufort. www.downtownbeaufort.com/farmers-market

Farmers Market of Bluffton: 2-7 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street, Bluffton. www.farmersmarketbluffton.org

Habersham Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m. Fridays, 13 Market St., Beaufort. www.habershamfarmersmarket.com

Hilton Head Island Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Fridays, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com

Jasper County Farmers Market: 1-6 p.m. Fridays, 9935 S. Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. 843-717-3690. www.jaspercountysc.org

Port Royal Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, Port Royal. www.portroyalfarmersmarket.com

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Dine for Palmetto Animal League: Benefits PAL. Lunch and dinner, Thursdays through June 28, Ruby Tuesday, 346 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. Mention PAL and 15 percent of your check will be donated to them. 843-522-1972. www.rubytuesday.com

Annual flag day celebration and musical program presented bythe Beaufort Council and Assembly of the Knights of Columbus: 6:30-8 p.m. June 14, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Bay Street, Beaufort. Free. 843-575-9318

"Tips for Tails" fundraiser, presented by 9 Promendade Martini Lounge: Benefits Brooke's Haven Animal Rescue. 7-10 p.m. June 14, 9 Promenade Martini Lounge, 9 Promenade St., Bluffton. 843-757-7387

57th annual Beaufort Water Festival sports saturday: Men's softball, 8 a.m. June 16, Parris Island softball complex. $200 per team; Horseshoes, 9 a.m. June 16, Live Oaks Park, Port Royal. $30 per two-person team. 843-252-1300. www.bftwaterfestival.com

Penn Center's 150th Anniversary and Founders Day Celebration: noon-3:30 p.m. June 22; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. June 23, Penn Center National Historic Landmark District, 16 Penn Center Circle W., St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432. www.penncenter.com

Fripp Island Treasure Sale benefitting Fripp Island Community Centre and All-Faiths Chapel: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. June 23, Fripp Island Community Centre, 204 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. Free. 843-838-9809. www.frippicc.com

17th annual Savannah Asian Festival: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. June 23, Savannah Civic Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Arena, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. Free. 912-651-6417. www.savannahga.gov/arts

36th annual Daufuskie Day Celebration: noon June 23, Public Landing, Daufuskie Island. $25. www.daufuskieislandfoundation.com

Summer Barbecue Social, presented by the S.H.A.R.E. Senior Center: noon June 29, S.H.A.R.E. Senior Center, 6 Office Way, Suite 915, Hilton Head Island. $8. Register by June 27. 843-785-6444

Fifth Saturday Community Service Day, sponsored by The MLK Jr. Celebration Planning Committee: 9 a.m.-noon June 30, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free breakfast at 8 a.m. Wear work clothes and closed-toe shoes. Bring work gloves and rakes, clippers and other yard tools. All ages welcome. Projects held at various locations. 843-290-5943

57th annual Beaufort Water Festival: July 13-22, Henry C. Chambers WaterFront Park, 1014 Bay St., Beaufort. www.bftwaterfestival.com

Fourth annual Lowcountry Jazz Festival: 7 p.m. Aug. 31-Sept. 2, North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, Charleston. $50-$153. www.lowcountryjazzfestival.com

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

57th annual Beaufort Water Festival men's golf tournament: 9 a.m. June 23-24, Fripp Island. $175. 843-252-1300. www.bftwaterfestival.com

57th annual Beaufort Water Festival women's golf tournament: 10 a.m. June 25, Dataw Island. $70 for 18 holes; $40 for 9 holes. 843-252-1300. www.bftwaterfestival.com

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Celebrate Recovery Hilton Head Island meeting: 6:30 p.m. Fridays, Spanish Wells Business Park II, 386 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5433

Emotions Anonymous: 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesdays, 10:30 a.m.-noon Sundays. 843-524-0098

Community Donation Yoga Class: Benefits local charities. Noon-1 p.m. Fridays, Jiva Yoga Center, 1032 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5. 843-247-4549. www.jivayogacenter.com

The Blood Alliance blood drive: 2-5 p.m. June 14, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-3100. www.igiveblood.com

Caregiver Conference hosted by Emeritus Senior Living communities: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. June 15, Emeritus at Hawthorne Inn, 15 Main St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-342-7122

Energy Medicine Workshop, presented by Alice Tobin: 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. June 16, The Energy Center Island Medical Plaza, Building C, 35 Bill Fries Drive, Hilton Head Island. $125. 843-408-0572

The Blood Alliance blood drive: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 18, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-8246. www.igiveblood.com

The Blood Alliance blood drive: noon-7 p.m. June 19, Sun City Hilton Head, 672 Cypress Hills Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-3777. www.igiveblood.com

"Holistic Alternatives for Treating Pain Conditions," presented by Lowcountry Healing Arts: 6:30 p.m. June 21, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-298-2886

Brain Boosters Eight-week summer session: 2:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 10-Aug. 28, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120. 843-842-6688. www.memory-matters.org

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

"Louis Armstrong -- An American Treasure," with musical historian Mike Ivers, presented by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of South Carolina Beaufort: 10 a.m.-noon June 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort, Sandstone Building, Room 124, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $10. 843-208-8247. www.uscb.edu

"Colonial Amusements": 10:30 a.m. Thursdays, June 14-28, July 12 and 26 and Aug. 9, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Educating the Next Generation of Global Citizens," with Joan Deery, presented by the World Affairs Council of Hilton Head: 2 p.m. June 19, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-422-1442. www.wachh.org.

"Introduction to the 1940 Census Workshop," sponsored by the Beaufort District Collection: 10 a.m.-noon June 22, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Registration is required. 843-255-6468

Introduction to Feng Shui: 2 p.m. June 23, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"How to Plant a Moon Garden," presented by Sandra Educate from the Lowcountry Master Gardeners, presented by the Lobeco library: 4:30 p.m. July 3, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Own the Night Sky," presented by the Lobeco library: 2 p.m. July 7, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Dos Lupes Gun Club open house: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturdays through December, Dos Lupes Gun Club, Ridgeland. 843-842-6268. www.targetgunrange.com

American Needlepoint Guild, Hilton Head Island chapter: 10 a.m. on the first Tuesday of the month through December, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. babsy@hargray.com

Flag Day event presented by American Legion Post 185: 11 a.m. June 14, Veterans Memorial Park, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-816-2416

Sun City Veterans Association meeting, with Heather Thies, a former teacher at the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, as Rosie the Riveter: 7 p.m. June 18, Pinckney Hall, 114 Sun City Lane, Bluffton. 843-707-7308

Democratic Women of Beaufort meeting, with Carmen Mullen, South Carolina 14th Judicial Circuit judge: 7 p.m. June 19, Gilligan's, 2601 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-522-9948

The Gov. Paul Hamilton Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution second quarterly meeting, with Michael Keyserling, chapter vice president: 11:30 a.m. June 21, Albergotti Grill in the Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-524-1256. www.sarbeaufortsc.org

Palmetto Quilt Guild monthly meeting, with quiltmaker Karen Kleespies Stone: 1 p.m. June 21, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 for nonmembers. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Sea Island Quilters meeting, with Charlotte Angotti, teacher and lecturer: 6 p.m. June 21, Praise Assembly, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal. 828-989-7477

Palmetto Quilt Guild meeting, with Geri Rihn, a Palmetto Quilt Guild Member: 1 p.m. July 19, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 for nonmembers. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Bits of Love Visiting Equine Therapy: Nonprofit organization is seeking volunteers to assist with visits, barn work and working with miniature horses. 843-757-3338. www.facebook.com/bitsofloveminihorse

Habitat for Humanity: Seeking volunteers for two large construction projects this summer. 843-384-9939. www.habitathhi.org

Heroes on Horseback: Seeking volunteers for summer camps starting June 18 to assist children with physical, mental or emotional disabilities. Experience with horses not required. 843-757-5607. www.heroesonhorseback.org

Hospice Care of America volunteer opportunities: Direct patient care and administrative volunteers are needed. No experience necessary. 843-785-5901 on Hilton Head Island; 843-322-0063 in Beaufort

Palmetto Animal League Thrift volunteer recruitment: Supports Palmetto Animal League Adoption Center in Okatie. Volunteers may complete an application and sign up for training at the store in Sheridan Park in Bluffton. Volunteers are needed for all shifts to manage inventory, cashier and merchandising and to assist customers. 843-837-6369

Sandalwood Community Food Pantry: Perishable and nonperishable food donations, especially for diabetics, sought for the pantry open Tuesdays and Fridays at 8 Hunter Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-645-0935. www.sandalwoodfoodbank.com

Service Corps of Retired Executives (SCORE): Volunteers sought in the Beaufort area. The organization provides mentoring for small businesses, nonprofit groups and anyone considering starting a business or nonprofit. 843-524-7866

Thumbs Up: Seeking volunteers for academic tutoring and other support. 843-379-8882. www.thumbsupbft.com

Tidewater Hospice: Looking for administrative/clerical and patient care volunteers to assist in Lowcountry locations. 843-757-9388

United Way of the Lowcountry: Volunteers with carpentry and home-repair skills are needed to help with the Catholic Heart Work Camp project when 350 high school kids from across the country will spend June 25-28 helping local residents with simple home repairs. 843-837-2000

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AARP driver safety program course: 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. June 22, Summit Place of Beaufort, 1119 Pickpocket Plantation Drive, Beaufort. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-521-1941

AARP driver safety program course for Sun City Hilton Head residents: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. July 10, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members; $5 for retired and active educators. 843-705-5692

AARP driver safety program course for Sun City Hilton Head residents: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 28, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members; $5 for retired and active educators. 843-705-5692

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