Lowcountry happenings

calendar@islandpacket.comSeptember 1, 2013 

"8-Track: The Sounds of the '70s in Concert": 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, 7 and 14, 3 p.m. Sept. 8 and 15, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22; $20 for seniors; $10 for students. 843-521-4145

ARTS

Theater

"8-Track: The Sounds of the '70s in Concert": 7:30 p.m. Sept. 6, 7 and 14, 3 p.m. Sept. 8 and 15, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22; $20 for seniors; $10 for students. 843-521-4145

"Show of Shows -- Follies 2013," presented by Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 26-28; 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $20. 843-645-2700

Auditions

"Company," presented by The May River Theatre: 7 p.m. Sept. 3-4, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall. Will be asked to sing a song which demonstrates vocal abilities. Please bring your sheet music. Those auditioning will be asked to read scenes from the show with others. 843-815-5581

"The Musical Adventure of Flat Stanley Jr.," presented by Beaufort Children's Theatre: 5:15-6:30 p.m. for ages 6-9 and 6:30-8 p.m. for ages 10-12 Sept. 10; 5:15-6:30 p.m. for ages 13-18 and 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 11, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Arrive 15 minutes before audition and bring a recent non-returnable photo. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

Dance

Hilton Head Island Shag Club Lessons (All levels): 5:45 p.m. Sept. 3, Rip Tides, 33 Office Park Road, Suite 226, Hilton Head Island. $25 to join club; lessons are free to members. 843-689-3771

Beaufort Junior Shag Club: 4-6 p.m. Sept. 8, AMVETS Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Free. Open to juniors ages 8-18. 843-522-0555. wwwbeaufortshagclub.com

Music

"Masters of Motown": 8 p.m. Aug. 29-30, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- Dwayne Dopsie and the Zyedco Hell Raisers from New Orleans: 6 p.m. Aug. 31, Paris Avenue, Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Organist Dr. JooSoo Son, presented by Low Country Chapter American Guild of Organists: noon Sept. 13, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 888-840-0152. lowcountryago@yahoo.com

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- Lavon & Louise: 6 p.m. Sept. 14, Paris Avenue in Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Hilton Head Choral Society's From Sea to Shining Sea Pops Concert: 8 p.m. Sept. 20, First Presbyterian Church of Hilton Head, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25 general admission, $30 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

75th anniversary tribute to Benny Goodman and the 1938 Carnegie Hall Jazz Concert, presented by the Capitol Center Jazz Orchestra: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 27, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $30-$35; $15-$18 for students. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- A Trio of Blues Masters: 6 p.m. Sept. 28, Paris Avenue, Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Street Music on Paris Avenue -- Carroll Brown Celtic Band: 6 p.m. Oct. 5, Paris Avenue in Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Chanticleer," presented by Hilton Head Choral Society: 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Holy Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $30 general admission; $35 preferred seating. 843-341-3818. www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org

Rehearsals

Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 4-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-9517; 843-682-8250. www.hhibarbershoppers.org

Beaufort Belles Women's Chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Sea Island Presbyterian Church choir room, 81 Lady's Island Drive, Lady's Island. 843-838 2643

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

Lowcountry Chorale: 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's Lutheran Church, Lady's Island. Rehearsals are in preparation for Nov. 15-16 concerts. Male and female voices are welcome to join. 843-263-5876

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

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

New River Harmony -- The Sun City Barbershoppers: Accepting new singers for the upcoming season. Rehearsals take place 3-5 p.m. Fridays in Magnolia Hall backroom. 843-705-3488, 843-705-6632

Visual arts and exhibits

ARTworks Treasure Sale: through Aug. 31, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Think Cool," presented by The Society of Bluffton Artists: through Sept. 1, SoBA Gallery, corner of Church and Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

"Kaleidoscope: An Art Show," presented by the Beaufort Art Association: through Sept. 14, The Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Free. 843-524-4444. www.beaufortartassociation.com

"The Artists of Sea Pines": through Sept. 23, CSA Gallery, 175 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6961

"ALHHSOBABAAART at USCB," an exhibit by Art League of Hilton Head, Society of Bluffton Artists and the Beaufort Art Association, curated by Tom VanSteenbergh: Sept. 6-27, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. Opening reception is 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 6. 843-726-5528

An Evening with Jonathan Green: Presented by the Community Awareness Group. 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-986-1102

Art Beyond Tradition: Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Sept. 11, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Aug. 29-Nov. 4. 843-689-6767

"Peter Max -- A Retrospective: 1960-2013": Sept. 14-21; Peter Max appearances 6-9 p.m. Sept. 20 and noon-2 p.m. Sept. 21, Karis Art Gallery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, C-4 Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5100. www.karisartgallery.com

"The Soul of Silk," the artwork of Cynthia Zeiss, presented by Beaufort Art Association: Opening reception is 5:30-7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs Sept. 15-Oct. 26. 843-521-4444

Sam Doyle Celebration: Sept. 22-Oct. 6, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Opening reception and welcome table 2-5 p.m. Sept. 22. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Film

Lunchtime Movie Series: noon Tuesdays, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. Bring a lunch and enjoy a movie. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Literary

The Friends of the Beaufort Library Annual Fall Book Sale: Sept. 27-29, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-838-7438

Conversation with Teresa Bruce, author of "The Other Mother: A Rememoir," about Byrne Miller: 6:30-8 p.m. Sept. 21, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

"Tap Into Your Creative Mind: Telling Your Story One Pearl at a Time," with author Teresa Bruce and Joggling Board Press publisher Sussan Kamerraad-Campbell: 1-3 p.m. Sept. 22, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $35. 843-521-4145. bhargrov@uscb.edu

KIDS AND FAMILIES

Poolside movie: 8-10 p.m. Wednesdays, Harbour Town Pool, Hilton Head Island. $15; $12 for children ages 12 and younger. 843-842-1979

Lowcountry Ghost Stories: 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $15; $10 for children ages 12 and younger. 843-842-1979

Shannon Tanner: 6:30 and 8 p.m. Monday-Thursday through Sept. 2, Shelter Cove Harbour, 1 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-686-9098. www.palmettodunes.com/harbourfest-hilton-head.php

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

Imagination Hour Program: 10:30 a.m. Thursdays through October, The Sandbox Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org

OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE

Shrimp-Trawling Expedition: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays through Aug. 27, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $40 adult; $20. 843-689-6767, ext 223

The Hilton Head Audubon Society guided walks: 10 a.m. Thursdays, September-November, Audubon Newhall Preserve, 55 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. 651-491-1851

FARMERS MARKETS

The Shops in Sea Pines Center Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Hilton Head Island. 843-322-1900

Buckwalter Place Farmers Market: 2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Buckwalter Place Boulevard, Bluffton. www.buckwalterfarmersmarket.com

Downtown Beaufort Farmer's Market: 2-6 p.m. Wednesdays, West Street, Beaufort. www.downtownbeaufort.com

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

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

Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, behind 54 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. There is a sign marking the entrance to the farm. 203-417-7512. www.pickpocketplantation.com/farmersmarket

Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesdays through Oct. 30, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273

FESTIVALS, CELEBRATIONS AND BENEFITS

Pentecostals of Beaufort Seafood Fundraiser: 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturdays, Pentecostals of Beaufort, 206 Sea Island Parkway, Lady's Island. $7. 843-592-2299. www.pentecostalsofbeaufort.com

Lands End Woodland River Festival: Aug. 30-31, Lands End Beach, 100 Land End Road, St. Helena Island. $3 for adults; free for ages 17 and younger. 843-838-4503. www.landsendwoodland.org

Hilton Head Labor Day Music and Art Festival: noon-7 p.m. Sept. 1, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. $10; $5 for children 12 and younger. nibcaa@aol.com, BeaufortBlack@gmail.com

"Rock the Block Back 2 School Rally" First Fridays at Habersham Marketplace featuring DJ William White: 5-8:30 p.m. Sept. 6, Habersham Marketplace, Beaufort. Free. 843-644-6644

Third annual Bluffton Block Party: 2-9 p.m. Sept. 7, Buckwalter Place, 400 Buckwalter Place, Bluffton. $5. 843-301-1037

"An Evening with an Artist," featuring Jonathan Greene: Sponsored by The Community Awareness Group of the Lowcountry. 6 p.m. Sept. 7, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-338-0483

Bluffton Township Fire District Pancake Breakfast: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 8, BTFD Station, 199 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton. $5; $3 for children; $15 for family of four. 843-757-2800

MLK Community Service Day: 8 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-290-5943

25th annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep: 9 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, Burke's Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 226

Responsible Dog Ownership Day, presented by Beaufort Kennel Club: 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Sept. 21, next to Port Royal Farmers Market. $10 for canine good citizen testing; $35 for microchipping. 843-263-3772

Girls for Girls Gathering: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 21, Grace & Glory Uptown, 1029-A Boundary St., Beaufort. Ten percent of proceeds go to www.breastcancer.org. 843-521-4050. www.facebook.com/graceandgloryuptown

Italian Heritage Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 21, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $6. 843-705-9048

Pickin by the River: noon-5:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Oct. 19, Beaufort Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-379-9084

Pig Pickin' in the Park: Benefits NAMI Beaufort County. 6 p.m. Sept. 21, Live Oak Park, Port Royal. $25. 843-681-2200, ext. 2

32nd annual Savannah Jazz Festival: Sept. 22-28, Habersham Village Shops, 61st and Habersham St., Savannah. www.savannahjazzfestival.org

The 14th annual Memory Matters Art Show and Sale: 6-9 p.m. Sept. 26, Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-842-6688

The Hilton Head Burgers and Brew Festival: Benefits Island Recreation Center. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 28, Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $5; children 10 and younger are free. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

Hilton Head Monthly's Pour 4 Pets: 2-5 p.m., Sept. 28, Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-6988, ext. 231

Lowcountry Patriots NRA Banquet: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Quality Inn/Town Center, 2001 Boundary St., Beaufort. $30; $15 for children 16 and younger. 843-263-3671. www.friendsofnra.com

Hospice Care of the Lowcountry Annual Memorial Picnic: noon-2 p.m. Oct. 5, Jarvis Creek Park, Hilton Head Island. 843-706-2296

Help Fight Autism Kicklighter Resource Center 5k,10k & Kids Fun Run: 7:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Bryan Square on Hutchinson Island. 912-355-7633

The Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival: Oct. 13-20, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-2583. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com

20th annual Polo for Charity: 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Rose Hill Plantation, 1 Equestrian Way, Bluffton. $12 in advance; $15 at the gate; children 12 and younger are free. 843-706-3760. www.facebook.com/pages/Okatie-Rotary-Polo-for-Charity/368221855518

Eighth annual Elegant Evening, presented by Hilton Head Heroes: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 8, TidePointe, 700 TidePoint Way, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2951. www.hhheroes.com

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

Hilton Head Island Celebrity Golf Tournament: Aug. 30-Sept. 1. 843-842-7711. www.hhcelebritygolf.com

Second annual Tunnel to Towers Run Savannah 5K Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Sept. 14, Orleans Square, Barnard St., Savannah. www.t2trun.org

American Legion Post 205 Golf Tournament: 10 a.m. Sept. 14, Rose Hill Golf Course, Bluffton. $70 a player, 18 holes. 843-304-4895

Bluffton Bobcat Band Golf Tournament: 9 a.m. Sept. 14, Pinecrest Golf Club, 1 Pinecrest Way, Bluffton. $50 a player. 843-707-7447. www.blufftonbands.org

Make a Wish Foundation fourth annual Riding 4 Wishes Motorcycle Run: 10:30 a.m. registration, Sept. 21, American Motorcycle Company, 2512 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-5225

Friends of Callawassie Island 13th annual "Tee It Up for a Worthy Cause" Charity Golf Tournament: 9 a.m. Nov. 4, Callawassie Island Golf Club, 176 Callawassie Drive, Okatie. $135 per person. 843-987-1017. www.facebook.com/FriendsofCallawassieIsland

2013 Enmark Savannah River Bridge Run: Dec. 7, Savannah. www.savannahriverbridgerun.com

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

CPR Classes, sponsored by Hilton Head Hospital and Town of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue: 9-10 a.m. Aug. 30, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 877-582-2737

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry support group: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Hope Haven of the Lowcountry, 69 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. For parents and caregivers of children who have been sexually or physically abused. 843-524-2256

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

Lowcountry Native Plants and Plant ID: 3 p.m. Sept. 16, The Coastal Discovery Musem, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767

"An Evening with David Lauderdale, presented by The Heritage Library Foundation: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 19, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $15 for individual members; $25 for member couples; $20 for individual nonmembers; $30 for nonmember couples; $25 a person for dinner. 843-686-6560 to reserve your seat for the talk; 843-785-4846 to reserve your seat for dinner.

On Stage Alaska!, presented by AAA Vacations: 9 a.m. Nov. 2, Holiday Inn Express, 35 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-3775

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

The Beaufort Republican Women's Club: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 5, The Dataw Island Club, 100 Dawtaw Club Road, St. Helena Island. 843-338-1824

"Introduction to the iPad": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 10, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

American Association of University Women-Hilton Head's Fall Wine and Cheese Party: 4-6 pm. Sept. 12, JBanks Design Group, 35 Main St., Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-681-4062

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort. 843-522-2020

La Dolce Vita meeting, featuring Major General Bill Fitzgerald: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Pinckney Hall, Sun City. 843-705-2771

"Introduction to Mac Computers": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 17, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island on "The People's Money -- Changes, Improvements and the Future at the Beaufort County Treasurer's Office, Property Tax Reassessment and State Tax Reform": 10 a.m. Sept. 18, LowCountry Presbyterian Church, Fellowship Hall, 10 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-3436. www.lwvhhi.org

HHI Ski Club Monthly Social: 5-7 p.m. Sept. 20, Sonesta Resort, Shipyard, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4181. www.hiltonheadskiclub.com

"Drawing Club for Adults": 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 21, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Drawing Club for Youth": noon-1 p.m. Sept. 21, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Military Officers Association of America/LowCountry Chapter Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 24, Dataw Island Club, 100 Dataw Club Road, St. Helena Island. 843-524-5577. www.moaa.org

"Microsoft Word Basics": 10:30 a.m.-noon Sept. 26, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Introduction to Photoshop for Adults": 2-3 p.m. Sept. 30, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. Registration not required. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Palmetto Quilt Guild reception: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 3, Pineland Station Gallery, Hilton Head Island. Exhibit runs Sept. 30-Oct. 5. 843-368-1886

ETC.

Tech Help Drop-In: 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, Computer Lab, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bluffton Genealogy Group: 2 p.m. Thursdays in August, Computer Lab, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Tours of Historic 1846 St. Peter's Catholic Church and Graveyard: 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Tuesdays; 1-3 p.m. Fridays; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays; St. Peter's Catholic Church, 710 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-9555. www.stpeters-church.org

Artisans Fur Animals to benefit Palmetto Animal League: PAL is asking all local artists to donate paintings, photographs, jewelry and any artisan items to the silent auction. The event is 5:30-8:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Hilton Head Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram showroom (New River Auto Mall), 265 Drivers Way, Hardeeville. 843-368-5358

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Aug. 31, JARM Shelter, 1352 Carter's Mill Road, Ridgeland. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry Fall Registration: noon and 5-7 p.m. Sept. 3-5, Bluffton Learning Center, 1-B Kittie's Landing Way, Bluffton; Hilton Head Learning Center, 4 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. $60. 843-815-6616, 843-681-6655

The Hospital Auxiliary-Coastal Carolina/Hilton Head blood drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 4, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-8246

1st S.C. Volunteers Exhibit: Sept. 6-Dec. 22, Beaufort History Museum, 1911 Boundary St. Beaufort. www.beauforthistorymuseum.com

Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron Fall Seminar Series: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturdays, Sept. 7 (Charting); Oct. 12 (VHF Radio Operation); Nov. 9 (GPS Chart Plotter); Hilton Head Share Center, 70 Shelter Cove Way, Suite L, Hilton Head Island. $40 each class. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

AARP Drivers Safety course: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 11, Hidden Cypress Hall, Santee River Room, Sun City. 843-705-5692

Beaufort Sail and Power Squadron eight week basic boating course: 6-8:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sept. 17-Nov. 5, Port Royal Town Hall, 700 Parris Ave., Beaufort. $75 per person or $115 for two family members. Registration held from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sept. 14; 5-6 p.m. Sept. 17. 843-812-6457

AARP Drivers Safety course: 10 a.m.-4 p.m Sept. 24, St. Helena Branch Library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr Road, St. Helena. 843-521-1941

21st annual Beaufort County Youth Conference: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 28, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-812-4399, 843-838-7922

AARP Drivers Safety course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m Sept. 28, Pinckney Hall, Colleton River Room, Sun City. 843-705-5692

League of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra "Kitchens of Note" Tour: noon-4 p.m. Sept. 29, Wexford and Long Cove, Hilton Head Island. $40. Tickets are limited. 843-681-4635. www.hhso.org

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