Lowcountry happenings ... Sept. 26 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comSeptember 27, 2013 

"Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: Oct. 1-20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44 adult; $31 children; preview shows for Oct. 1-3 are $10 less for adults. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

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Theater

"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

"Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: Oct. 1-20, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $44 adult; $31 children; preview shows for Oct. 1-3 are $10 less for adults. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"The Complete History of Hilton Head for Morons," by Greg Tavares and Frank Caetl: 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 3 p.m. Oct. 6, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, South Carolina Repertory Company, Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. $30; $16 for students. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"13," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: Oct. 9-20, Main Street Youth Theatre, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. $20; $10 for students. 843-689-6246. www.myst.org

"An Evening with President Theodore Roosevelt": Benefits the South Carolina Olympia Project to bring the USS Olympia to Port Royal. 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Beaufort High School Auditorium, 84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort. $20; $15 for active duty military. 843-441-2153

"Forbidden Broadway," presented by Arts Center of Coastal Carolina: 8 p.m. Nov. 7-9; 2 p.m. Nov. 10; Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $50. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy": Jan. 14-15, North Charleston Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. $32-$62. www.northcharlestoncoliseumpac.com

Dance

2013 Charleston Dance Festival: Dec. 9-15, Dancefx Studios, 635 Rutledge Ave., Charleston. $15. www.charlestondancefestival.com

Music

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, featuring Eleanor Ellis, Wale Liniger and Andy Cohen: 6 p.m. Sept. 28, Paris Avenue, Old Village Port Royal. Free. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

14th Southeastern Choral Arts Festival Concerts, featuring Armstrong's Vocal Chamber Ensemble and University Chorale under the direction of conductor Vijay Singh: 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St. Savannah. Free. 912-344-2801

The Met Live in HD "Tchaikovsky's Eugene Onegin": 12:55 p.m. Oct. 5, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.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

"An Evening of Gospel and Inspiration," featuring Dorinda Clark Cole: Benefits National Kidney foundation. 6 p.m. Oct. 6, Beaufort High School Performing Arts Center, 84 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort. 843-338-4668

"Picnic in the Park," featuring the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:15 p.m. Oct. 6, Forsyth Park, Savannah. Free. www.savannahga.gov "Madama Butterfly," by Puccini, presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. Oct. 9, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's "The Last Word," featuring the music of Haydn and Dvorak: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 10 and 3 p.m. Oct. 13, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

JJ Grey and Mofro: 8 p.m. Oct. 10, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $25. 912-525-5050. www.lucastheatre.com

"Women of Jazz," featuring Huxsie Scott and Claire Frazier with the Savannah Jazz All-Stars, presented by the Coastal Jazz Association: 5 p.m. Oct. 20, Savannah Westin Resort, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah. Free for Coastal Jazz Association members; $20 for nonmembers; $10 for students. 843-271-9919

The Met Live in HD "Shotakovich's The Nose": 12:55 p.m. Oct. 26, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Motown at the Market" concert, featuring Deas Guyz, sponsored by the Jasper County Chamber of Commerce: 7-11 p.m. Oct. 26, The Jasper County Farmer's Market Pavilion, 9935 South Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. $15 in advance; $25 at the door. 843-726-8126. www.jaspercountychamber.com

The Sphinx Virtuosi Chamber Orchestra: 4 p.m. Oct. 27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $40. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.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

Second annual Hilton Head Island Hall of Fame Concert, presented by the Rotary Club of Hilton Head: 6 p.m. Nov. 1, Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. $50. 843-686-4100. www.hiltonheadrotary.3dcartstores.com

The Met Live in HD "Puccini's Tosca": 12:55 p.m. Nov. 9, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Nabucco," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. Nov. 13, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

Audrey Shakir, presented by The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah: 5 p.m. Nov. 17, Westin Savannah, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah. 912-201-2000 Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's"Fa-la-la-la-la Winter Holiday Concert": 7:30 p.m. Dec. 5; 3 p.m. Dec. 8, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

"La Nozze de Figaro," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head presents: 1 p.m. Dec. 11, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

The Met Live in HD "Verdi's Falstaff": 12:55 p.m. Dec. 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Thais," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. Jan. 8, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

"The First Emperor," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. Jan. 12, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

The Met Live in HD "Dvorak's Rusalka": 12:55 p.m. Feb. 8, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's Beethoven Bash - Beethoven Violin Concerto, Beethoven's "Pastoral" Symphony No. 6: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27; 3 p.m. March 2, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

The Met Live in HD "Borodin's Prince Igor": 12:55 p.m. March 1, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Porgy and Bess," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. March 12, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

The Met Live in HD "Massenet's Werther": 12:55 p.m. March 15, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

The Met Live in HD "Puccini's La Boheme": 12:55 p.m. April 5, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Rigoletto," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. April 9, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

The Met Live in HD "Mozart's Cosi fan tutte": 12:55 p.m. April 26, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

Beaufort Symphony Orchestra's "Amour, Amour...": 7:30 p.m. May 1; 3 p.m. May 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $37.50. 800-595-4849. www.beaufortorchestra.org

The Met Live in HD "Rossini's La Cenerentola": 12:55 p.m. May 10, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"Quartet," presented by The Opera Lovers of Hilton Head: 1 p.m. May 14, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2610

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

Sun City Singers: New members are welcome. 3:30-5:30 pm, Mondays, Lake House Ballroom, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-707-7099

Visual arts and exhibits

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

Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery: through Sept. 29, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St. Savannah. Free. 912-790-8890

"Expressions in Watercolor," presented by the Society of Bluffton Artists: through Oct. 5, SoBA Gallery, Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

Sam Doyle Celebration: through Oct. 6, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"The Soul of Silk," the artwork of Cynthia Zeiss, presented by Beaufort Art Association: through Oct. 26, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-521-4444

Promising Picassos 350/30 Student Art Exhibition: through Nov. 1, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, Bank of America Community Room, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-368-8486. www.isca-online.org

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Annual Photography Exhibit: through Nov. 1, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cchhi.net

Art Beyond Tradition: through Nov. 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767

"Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head Teacher Exhibit: Exhibit runs through Nov. 16, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island, 843-842-5738. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Here and There: The Art of Joyce and Don Nagel," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort: through Dec. 6, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Pineland Station Shopping Center, 430 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 304A, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-208-8239

"Cats, Dogs and Art Show," featuring Nancy Mitchell: Sept. 28-Oct. 3, Picture This Gallery, 78 D Arrow Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5299. www.picturethishiltonhead.com

Art League of Hilton Head's GOT ART? charity art auction: Previews are 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 1-2. Auction is 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2, Walter Greer Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $100. 843-681-2399. www.hhal.org

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

SCAD gallery hop: 6:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, locations vary, Savannah. Free. www.scad.edu

Savannah First Friday Art March: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 4, between Forsyth Park and Victory Drive, Savannah. www.artmarchsavannah.com

Sam Doyle Night: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 10, Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle West, St. Helena Island. $25. 843-838-2432, www.penncenter.com

Endangered Arts Fine Art Gallery fall show, featuring Disney animation artist James Coleman: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 11-12, Endangered Arts Fine Art Gallery, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5075. www.endangeredarts.com

"Mood Swings," presented by The Society of Bluffton Artists: Reception 3-5 p.m. Oct. 13, SoBA, 8 Church St., Bluffton. Exhibit runs through Oct. 7-Nov. 2. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

Second annual Invitational Showcase of Local Art Sunday, presented by Friends of Bluffton Artists: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 13, 19, 20, Old Town Bluffton. 843-815-6278

"Imagination": Coffee, Walk and Talk, presented by the Art Beyond Tradition group of artists: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 16, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767

"Warhol/JFK: November 22, 1963, A Selection of Andy Warhol Prints from the Herbert Brito Collection": Oct. 18-March 9, Telfair Museum, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $20. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

"Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head's 10th Anniversary Open House: 12-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Imagination": Closing reception presented by the Art Beyond Tradition group of artists: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843 689-6767

Open studios and classes

"Brick by Brick Drawing" with the Academy Team: 1-4 p.m. Fridays, Sept. 27-Nov. 15, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmember. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Robert Henri -- Drawing the Portrait: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 5, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $175 for members; $200 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

"Watercolor: Loose and Free" with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 19, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Recycle Collage" with Joanna Chalson: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 5, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Brick by Brick Design" with the Academy Team: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 5, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Realism Becomes Abstraction" with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 2 and 4, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Animal Portraits -- Animals in their Environment" with Alexandra Sharma: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 2-Nov. 20, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Oil Sketching the Portrait: 9 a.m.-noon Thursdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 7, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $175 for members; $200 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

Craft Time -- Civil War-Style: 4 p.m. Oct. 3, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6500

"Lunch with the Masters" with Don Nagel: 12-1 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Donations accepted. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Landscape, Beyond the Photograph" with Don and Joyce Nagel: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Basic Acrylic Painting" with Mary Kelly: 1:30-4:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 3-Nov. 7, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Experiment with Printmaking" with Barbara Snow: 9 a.m.-noon Fridays, Oct. 4-25, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Sculpture -- Clay Modeling and Plaster Casting" with Alexandra Sharma: 1-4 p.m. Fridays, Oct. 4-Nov. 22, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $210 for members; $245 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Capture the Beauty of Hilton Head" with Addison Palmer: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"The Gallery Scene": 3-5 p.m. Oct. 6, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free to Art League of Hilton Head members; $10 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Fundamentals of Watercolor Techniques" with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-noon Mondays, Oct. 7-28, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island, $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Anatomical Drawing for Portraits: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7-Nov. 11, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $175 for members; $200 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

Just Drawing with Joyce Nagel: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 7-Nov. 25, Art League of Hilton Head's Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $240 for members; $280 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738

"Batik and Tie Dye" with Mary Kelly: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 7, 21, 28 and Nov. 4, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Jewelry Making 101" with Linda Raih: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 8 and 10, Oct. 22 and 24, or Dec. 3 and 6, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $80 for members; $100 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Matting and Framing your Artwork" with Barbara Snow: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 9, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Flat Spiral Braid Bracelet with Linda Raih: 12:30-5 p.m. Oct. 9, Art League of Hilton Head's Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $45 for members; $53 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738

"Basic Knowledge of Digital Camera" with Jean-Marie Cote: 9-11:45 a.m. Thursdays, Oct. 10-31, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $110 for members; $128 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"So You Want to be a Painter -- A Survey of Various Paint Media" with the Academy Team: 9 a.m.-noon Fridays, Oct. 11-Nov. 1, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Crash Course -- Portraiture: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 12, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $75 for members; $95 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

Calligraphy II with Natasha Lawrence: noon-3 p.m. Oct. 12, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, Beaufort. $50, materials included. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Group Art Critique" with faculty team: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 16 (with Mary Kelly and Alexandra Sharma), or Nov. 6 (with Don and Joyce Nagel), Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers, 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Pop Art" with Ted Jordan: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 19, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $180 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Abstract Painting" with Ted Jordan: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $150 for members; $180 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Double Flat Spiral Braid Bracelet with Linda Raih: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 23, Art League of Hilton Head's Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738

Crash Course -- Alla Prima Portraits in a Day: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $95 for members; $120 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

"Selling and Promoting your Artwork Beyond the Gallery": 5-7 p.m. Nov. 13, Art Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free to Art League of Hilton Head members; $10 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Call for artists

Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges' second annual photo contest: To participate, visit a National Wildlife Refuges (Blackbeard Island, Harris Neck, Pinckney Island, Savannah or Wassaw) between now and the entry deadline and take pictures. The contest is open to photographers of all ages. Judging will be in: wildlife, landscapes/waterscapes, and people in nature. Deadline is Oct. 1. Winners will be announced Oct. 12. 843-784-2468. www.coastalrefuges.org

Seeking student art for the Sam Doyle Celebration: Teachers are invited to submit work by students in grades three through 12. Work should reflect what students have learned about the St. Helena Island native and from his paintings, 2D and 3D visual art. Student work will be for sale and will benefit ARTworks' and Penn Center's support for emerging student artists. All accepted work will be exhibited at Penn Center in October. Three pieces will be chosen for recognition. Artwork is due Oct. 1 at Penn Center. 843-838-2432

Film

"Rush," presented by Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours D'Elegance: 11:30 a.m., 2 p.m., 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 27, Park Plaza Cinema, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. A wine tasting will be at 5:30-7 p.m. Proceeds will benefit "Driving Young America." 843-745-0479. www.mannsparkplazacinema.com

"Jewtopia," presented by Emerging Pictures indie film series: 7 p.m. Sept. 30, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $7; $6 for seniors; $5 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

Fourth annual Teen Film Festival: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 10, Plaza Stadium Theatre, 41 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Fourth annual Teen Film Festival: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Park Plaza Cinema, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6547 or 255-6560 for information

Fourth Annual Teen Film Festival Awards Ceremony: 1-2 p.m. Oct. 12, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Arkhaios Cultural Heritage and Archaeology Film Festival: Oct. 24-26, Coligny Theater, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-298-1638

"Not My Life," presented by World Affairs Council of Hilton Head: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 28, Coligny Theatre, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-384-6758. www.wachh.org

"It's Not You, It's Me" with writer/director Nathan Ives and actor Ross McCall: 5 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12 and 14, Park Plaza Cinema, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-715-0479

"The Eternal Frame," by Ant Farm and T.R. Uthco: 6 p.m. Nov. 13, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

Literary

Friends of the Beaufort Library annual fall book sale: 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 27 for member-only preview; noon-6 p.m. Sept. 27; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sept. 28; noon to 4 p.m. Sept. 29, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-838-7438

Book signing with Teresa Bruce, author of "The Other Mother": 1-3 p.m. Sept. 28, McIntosh Book Shoppe, 919 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-1119

"Putting Your Life on the Lines -- Memoir Writing," with Katherine Tandy Brown: 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Nov. 5, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort campus. $110. 843-525-8205. www.tcl.edu/continuing-ed/life

Island Writers' Network Book Fair: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 3, Pineland Station Gallery, 430 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-682-3272

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 7 p.m. Oct. 8, Palm Key Institute Rhoad Scholar Program, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland. 877-727-0697

"Travel Right ... Travel Write!," with Katherine Tandy Brown: 6-8 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 14-Nov. 18, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort campus. $79. 843-525-8205. www.tcl.edu/continuing-ed/life

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Palm Key Institute Rhoad Scholar Program, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland. 877-727-0697

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 1:30 p.m. Oct. 16, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Senior Road, St. Helena Island. 877-727-0697

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 5-7 p.m. Oct. 17, Antiques & Such, 808 Bay St., Beaufort. 877-727-0697

A "Novel" Wine Tasting and inaugural Literary Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26, September Oaks Vineyards, 893 Grays Highway, Ridgeland. www.septemberoaks.com

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Palm Key Institute Rhoad Scholar Program, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland. 877-727-0697

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 7 p.m. Oct. 29, Palm Key Institute Rhoad Scholar Program, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland. 877-727-0697

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 7 p.m. Nov. 5, Palm Key Institute Rhoad Scholar Program, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland. 877-727-0697

Book signing with Kim Poovey, author of "Truer Words": 11 a.m. Nov. 7, Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary St., Bluffton. 877-727-0697

KIDS AND FAMILIES

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

Portfolio Builder -- Youth Drawing 1 for ages 10-14: 4:30-6 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 31, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $100 for members; $125 for nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

Art Adventures for Preschoolers with Alana Adams: 9:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Oct. 8, Oct. 15, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center. $65. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Hounds on the Harbour: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

"Migration," educational field trip for second- through fifth-graders, featuring Hobey Ford and the Gold Rod Puppets: 9:30 and 11 a.m. Oct. 11, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $7. www.artshhi.com

"Large Daisy Chain Necklace (for ages 6-9)" with Lydia Chojnacki: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 12, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Fourth annual Teen Film Festival: 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Park Plaza Cinema, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-255-6547, 843-255-6560

"Small Daisy Chain Bracelet (ages 10 and older)" with Lydia Chojnacki: 12-2 p.m. Oct. 12, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleague.org

"Scavenger Art (kindergarten through eighth grade)" with Pamela Brown: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 12, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleague.org

SCAD Museum of Art Family Day: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 12, SCAD Museum of Art, 601 Turner Blvd., Savannah. Free. www.scad.edu

Halloween Hike: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 18-19, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Road, Savannah. www.oatlandisland.org

Harbour Town Cartoon Fishing: 8:30-11:30 a.m. Oct. 19, Town Yacht Basin, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-671-2704.

"From the Heart" workshop for women and teen girls on healthy relationships, presented by CODA and the Junior League of Savannah: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19, Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head, 151 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. Registration required. 843-770-1074, ext. 225. www.codalowcountry.org

Lowcountry Ghost Stories: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-1979

Halloween Wagon Ride: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25; 10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. Oct. 26, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. $15 for adults; $10 for children 10 and younger. 843-842-1979

Pumpkin Patch, presented by the Island Rec Center: 4-8 p.m. Oct. 25, Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $10 a child. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

Sketch Booking for the Family for ages 6-adult: 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 26 and Nov. 5, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. $100 adult/child members; $125 for adult/child nonmembers. 912-790-8823. www.telfair.org

"Fashion and Fabric (kindergarten through eighth grade)" with Pamela Brown: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Halloween on the Harbour: 3:30-5 p.m. Oct. 27, The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

"Large Daisy Chain Necklace (for ages 6-9)" with Lydia Chojnacki: 9-11 a.m. Nov. 2, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. 843-842-5738

"Small Daisy Chain Bracelet (ages 10 and older)" with Lydia Chojnacki: 12-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleague.org

"Bald Eagles in the Lowcountry": 3 p.m. Nov. 20, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Christmas Tree Lighting: Nov. 30, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 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

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

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

350/30 Pathways Connect Bicycle Ride: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Crossings Park, Hilton Head Island. www.celebrationhhi.org

Fall Vegetable Gardening Seminar: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 3, The Greenery, 960 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-3848, ext. 106. www.thegreeneryinc.com

"Waterway Excursion" presented by Coastal Discovery Museum: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 5, 19, Nov. 2, 16, 30, Hudson's Dock, Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. $35. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org

"Wood Storks -- A Species That Defied The Odds," presented by Dot Bambach, president of the Ogeechee Audubon Society in Savannah, as part of the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society meeting: 3 p.m. Oct. 10, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

Harvest Day at The Greenery: 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. Oct. 12, The Greenery, 960 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-3848, ext. 106. www.thegreeneryinc.com

Fall Containers Gardening Seminar: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 17, The Greenery, 960 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-3848, ext. 106. www.thegreeneryinc.com

Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben lecture, supper and meet and greet, presented by Open Land Trust: 5 p.m. Oct. 18, The Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. $30. 843-208-8241

Fall Beds Gardening Seminar: 10:30 a.m. Oct. 24, The Greenery, 960 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-3848, ext. 106. www.thegreeneryinc.com

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

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

"Death by Chocolate, A Chocolate and Champagne Affair": Benefits the Girl Scouts of Eastern South Carolina. 6 p.m. Sept. 26, Hilton Head Island Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $40. www.lowcountrybusinesscircle.com

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

Third annual Edisto Beach Shrimp Fest: 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Sept. 28, Bay Creek Park, Edisto Beach. 843-869-3867. www.edistochamber.com

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

Low Country Chapter of Child Evangelism Fellowship fall fundraising banquet: 7 p.m. Sept. 28, Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $50. Register by Sept. 21. 843-645-2400

Fourth annual Diaper Drive: Benefits Bluffton Self Help and Deep Well Project of Hilton Head. Drop off unopened packages of disposable diapers, wipes, diaper cream or cash donations. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 1, Chick-fil-A, 9 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. The Corner Perk Cafe on Burnt Church Road in Bluffton will accept diaper donations now through Oct. 1 for those who can't make it to the drive. 843-816-1037. www.bluftonselfhelp.org

Open Barn Door -- A 350/30 Celebration Event and Fundraiser: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 1, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2586

The Hospital Auxiliary Uniform and Shoe Fair: Benefits auxiliary programs. Oct. 2, Hilton Head Hospital, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-8246

The Hospital Auxiliary Uniform and Shoe Fair: Benefits auxiliary programs. Oct. 3, Coastal Carolina Hospital in Medical Office Building Room 220, Hardeeville. 843-689-8246

Habersham Marketplace First Friday "Blues and Brews": 5 p.m. Oct. 4, Habersham Marketplace, Beaufort. Free. www.habershammarketplace.com

Artisans Fur Animals: Benefit Palmetto Animal League. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 4. HH Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram showroom, 265 Drivers Way, Hardeeville. $20; $25 at door. 843-368-5358. www.palmettoanimalleague.org

University of South Carolina Beaufort inaugural Homecoming Concert, featuring Eric Hutchinson: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4, Hilton Head Gateway Campus, Bluffton. $15; $5 for children 12 and younger. 843-208-8000

Third Annual Lowcountry International Food and Arts Festival: 7:15 p.m. Oct. 4, University of South Carolina Walterboro Campus featuring "Quill"; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 5, Music and Art Display, City Parking Lot, Downtown Walterboro. Free. 843-539-6163

19th annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival: Oct. 4-5, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. 843-525-6644. www.beaufortshrimpfestival.com

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

Programs for Exceptional People Fall Gala fundraiser: 6-10 p.m. Oct. 5, Sea Pines Country Club, Hilton Head Island. $75. 843-681-8413

"Oktoberfest 2013," sponsored by Bluffton Elks Lodge 2773: 6:30-9:30 p.m. Oct. 5, The Lodge, 23 Plantation Drive, Bluffton. $12 for members; $15 for non-members. Reservations required by Oct. 3. 843-706-3554

Hilton Head Branch of the American Association of University Women fall fundraiser "Old Friends, New Bags -- New Friends, Old Bags": 4:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 6, Bear Creek Golf Club, Hilton Head Plantation. $35. 843-341-6638

Tybee Island Pirate Fest: Oct. 10-13, Tybee Island. www.tybeepiratefest.com

Savannah Greek Festival: 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Oct. 10-12, St. Paul's Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St., Savannah. 912-660-6412

Dress for Success Clothing Drive, hosted by Zonta Club of Bluffton: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 10, Bluffton Self Help, 39 Sheridan Park Circle, Suite 10, Bluffton. 843-757-8000, ext. 100

Bark in the Park: Benefits the Friends of Bluffton Dog Parks. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12, The Promenade, Bluffton. Free. 843-815-2333 www.blufftondogpark.com

29th annual Chili Cookoff, presented by The Kiwanis Club: noon-4 p.m. Oct. 12, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10; $12 at the door. www.hiltonheadkiwanis.com

"Gelato For Paws" Animal Rescue Fundraiser: Benefits local animal rescue organizations, including Hilton Head Humane Association, Maranatha Farm, Noah's Arks Rescue, Palmetto Animal League and Lethal White Aussie Rescue of the Carolinas. 2-5 p.m. Oct. 12, The Village at Wexford, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2822. www.pinogelato.com

Annual Knights of Columbus Spaghetti Dinner: 5-8 p.m. Oct. 12, St. Andrews Hall, 220 Pinckney Colony Road, Okatie. $10; $5 for children younger than 12. 843-705-3034

Second annual Harmonies for Habitat Concert: 3 p.m. Oct. 13, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-757-5864. www.habitathhi.org

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

Sea Pines Yard Sale: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-1343

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

Second annual New River Auto Mall Latin Music Festival, presented by La Isla Magazine: 1-10 p.m. Oct. 19, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $4; free for kids 10 and younger. 843-384-3742

"Paint the Village Pink!," A Breast Cancer Awareness Benefit: Benefits Carolina Cups. noon-4 p.m. Oct. 20, Vilalge Exchange, 32 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. 614-218-7442. www.facebook.com/TheVillageExchange

Mustard's Retreat, guitar duo, folk music presented by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Oct. 20, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. $25; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

Knights of Columbus Potluck Dinner: 6 p.m. Oct. 22, St. Andrews Hall, 220 Pinckney Colony Road, Okatie. 843-705-9922

Community Fun Day, presented by Living Way Bible Ministries: 10 a.m. Oct. 26, Living Way Bible Ministries, 321 Bees Creek Road, Ridgeland. 843-305-9444

A "Novel" Wine Tasting and inaugural Literary Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26, September Oaks Vineyards, 893 Grays Highway, Ridgeland. www.septemberoaks.com

Fourth annual Boots and Bling Capital Fundraiser and Silent Auction, presented by YMCA of Beaufort County/Wardle Family YMCA: 6:30-11 p.m. Oct. 26, Butler Marine, 70 Sea Island Parkway, Beaufort. $90 couple; $50 individual. www.ymcabeaufortcounty.com

Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 27, Forsyth Park, Savannah. 912-233-1547, ext. 302

Annual Jazz By the Beach Festival: Benefits Junior Jazz Foundation and Congregation Beth Yam. 6 p.m. Oct. 27, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $35; $40 at the door. 843-689-2178. www.bethyam.org

Cocktail reception with Auldbrass Connoisseurs, with Anthony Alofsin, one of the world's leading authorities on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: Benefits Open Land Trust. 5-7 p.m. Nov. 1, Lowcountry Produce Market and Cafe, 302 Carteret St., Beaufort. $75. 843-521-2175

The second annual Hall of Fame reception, concert and awards, presented by the Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island: 6 p.m. Nov. 1, The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa, Port Royal Plantation, Hilton Head Island. $50. 843-686-4100

Fifth Annual Lowcountry Arts Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 2, Frogmore's Lowcountry Store, 736 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island. 843-838-4646

Third annual Bluffton International and Craft Beer Festival: 2-6 p.m. Nov. 2, Calhoun Street Promenade, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. $20 in advance; $25 at the door. 843-757-8520. www.blufftonbeerfest.com

Auldbrass lecture with Anthony Alofsin, one of the world's leading authorities on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: Benefits Open Land Trust. 5-7 p.m. Nov. 2, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $50. 843-521-2175

Knights of Columbus Honor the Military: 6 p.m. Nov. 7, Traditions, Parris Island Marine Base. $45. 843-705-7562

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

Dance for the Kids, presented by Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island: 6-10:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Hilton Head Island Westin Resort & Spa, Hilton Head Island. $150; $2,000 for a table of eight. 843-689-6612

Four Legged Frolic: Benefits Hilton Head Humane Association. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Sonest Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8686

Savannah Food and Wine Festival: Nov. 11-17, Savannah. 912-232-1223. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

Family Promise of Beaufort County Golf Tournament: 10 a.m. Sept. 28, Hilton Head National Golf Course, 60 Hilton Head National Drive, Bluffton. $100. 843-815-4211. www.familypromisebeaufortcounty.org

The Bluffton Firefighters' Auxiliary fourth annual Lowcountry Rockin' the Pink Breast Cancer Walk: 8 a.m. Oct. 5, Red Cedar Elementary School, 11 Box Elder St., Bluffton. $20. www.active.com

19th annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival 5K Bridge Run/Walk and Popcorn Run: 8 a.m. Oct. 5, Bay/Newscastle streets, Beaufort. $35. 843-525-6644. www.beaufortshrimpfestival.com

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

Beaufort Jasper Active Adult Challenge: Oct. 18-Nov. 1, Pinckney Hall Ballroom, Sun City Hilton Head. 843-705-4000. www.BJAAC.org

Hilton Head Hadassah Starfish Walk/Run: Benefits Hadassah Medical Organization. 10 a.m. Oct. 20, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. $18. hsjs@sc.rr.com

22nd annual Hargray Hilton Head Island Bridge Run: 8 a.m. Oct. 20, Crossings Park, 4 Haig Point Circle, Hilton Head Island. $30; $35. 843-757-8520. www.bearfootsports.com

The Mortgage Network Golf Tournament: Oct. 21, Arnold Palmer Signature Course, Wexford Golf Club, Hilton Head Island. $1,700 hole sponsor; $1,400 foursome; $350 a player. 843-686-3945, ext. 306. www.artshhi

Eighth annual NAMIWalks 5K Walk: 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.namiwalks.org/beaufortcounty

The fourth annual Wayne Hamby Memorial Golf Tournament: noon Oct. 26, Pinecrest Golf Club, Bluffton. $75. 843-757-8960

Paddlefest 2013: 10 a.m. Nov. 2, Hunting Island State Park, Hunting Island. 843-252-5924, 843-379-4327. www.paddlefestsc.org

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

The Jazz Corner's ninth annual Golf Tournament: Benefits The Junior Jazz Foundation. 10 a.m. Nov. 23, Palmetto Dunes Plantation, Hilton Head Island. $400 for a team; $100 a person. 843-842-8620

25th annual Turkey Trot 5K and 10K, presented by The Island Recreation Association: 8 a.m. Nov. 28, Chart House parking lot, 2 Hudsons Road, Hilton Head Island. $30 by Nov. 27; $40 day of event. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org

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

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

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

Hospital Auxiliary-Coastal Carolina/Hilton Head blood drive: 2-5 p.m. Sept. 27, Coastal Carolina Hospitalparking lot, 1000 Medical Center Drive, Hardeeville. 843-689-8246

"Managing My Parkinson's Disease": 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Moss Creek Clubhouse, 1523 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-505-0175, 843-379-9582

Celebration 350/30 Pathways Connect Biking Event: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 30, Crossings Park, Hilton Head Island. www.celebrationhhi.org

American Red Cross Blood Drive, sponsored by United Methodist Church: noon-6 p.m. Oct. 3, United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 866-611-7137. www.givelife.org

Parkinson's Support Group: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Shell Point Baptist Church, Parris Island Gateway, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Port Royal. 843-525-1229

"Healthy Habits to Prevent Breast Cancer," presented by Dr. Virginia Herrmann: 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 3, The Lakehouse, Sun City Hilton Head. Free. 877-582-2737

Health and Wellness Fair: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 5, Family Worship Center, 2 Trask Parkway, Yemassee. 843-288-9328. www.fwchealth.yolasite.com

The Disabled American Veterans Mobile Service Van: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 7, Community Bible Church parking lot, Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-812-2796

ZUMBA classes: 6 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. Thursdays, and noon Fridays beginning Oct. 7, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $10; $60 for one month unlimited. 843-473-8222. www.ggmack.zumba.com

SunGate Medical Center Health Expo: 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 8, SunGate Medical Center, 10 William Pope Drive, Bluffton. Free. 843-842-2020

"Caregivers Improving Lives of Dementia Patients," presented by Judy Towne Jennings, author of "Living with Lewy Body Demntia": 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. Reservations required. 843-252-3001

"From the Heart" workshop for women and teen girls on healthy relationships, presented by CODA and the Junior League of Savannah: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19, Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head, 151 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. Registration required. 843-770-1074, ext. 225. www.codalowcountry.org

Breast Cancer Awareness, presented by Dr. Virginia Herrmann: 4 p.m. Oct. 22, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

"Simple Steps to Starting a Small Business in South Carolina" seminars presented by Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce: Wednesdays through Oct. 23, Hilton Head Chamber of Commerce, 1 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Hilton Head Island. $20 for chamber members/$25 for nonmembers; $90 for chamber members/$120 for nonmembers for full series. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

The Technical College of the Lowcountry Division of Continuing Education and Workforce Development online training session: 5 p.m. Sept. 26, TCL Beaufort Campus, Building 23, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8308

Island History Day Program, presented by The Heritage Library Foundation and the Beaufort County Historical Society: 5 p.m. Oct. 1, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-4865

"A Conversation with Governor Jon Huntsman Jr.," presented by World Affairs Council of Hilton Head: 10 a.m. Oct. 4, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10 for guests of World Affairs Council Hilton Head members; $15 for others. Reservations required. 843-384-6758. www.wachh.org

"The Life and Genealogy of Captain William Hilton," presented by Jerrold Hilton: 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Oct. 4, The Heritage Library History and Genealogy Center, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-686-6560

"The Business of Being an Artist Lecture Series": 3-5 p.m. Oct. 6; 5-7 p.m. Nov. 13, Hilton Head Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free for members; $10 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738

"Wood Storks -- A Species That Defied The Odds," presented by Dot Bambach, president of the Ogeechee Audubon Society in Savannah, as part of the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society meeting: 3 p.m. Oct. 10, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

"Caregivers Improving Lives of Dementia Patients," presented by Judy Towne Jennings, author of "Living with Lewy Body Demntia": 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 15, Helena House, 1624 Paris Ave., Port Royal. Reservations required. 843-252-3001

Beaufort's Art History and You: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 16, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $20. 843-525-6911. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

Author and environmentalist Bill McKibben lecture, supper and meet and greet, presented by Open Land Trust: 5 p.m. Oct. 18, The Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 351 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. $30. 843-208-8241

Breast Cancer Awareness, presented by Dr. Virginia Herrmann: 4 p.m. Oct. 22, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3696. www.fpchhi.org

"Full Court Press: Inside the Bush and Obama White Houses Robert Gibbs and Ari Fleischer with Ben Feller," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Oct. 23, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"When South Carolian Was an Armed Camp: The Reconstruction Essays of Belton O'Neal Townsend," by historian Stephen Hoffius: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15/$25 member/member couple; $20/$30 nonmember/nonmember couple. Reservations required. Dinner is $19 at Saltus in Beaufort. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

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

Auldbrass Lecture with Anthony Alofsin, an expert on the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright: 6 p.m. Nov. 2, University of South Carolina Beaufort Performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $50. 843-521-2175

"Alan Dershowitz and Jeffrey Toobin," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"No-See-Ums: The Most Irritating Residents of the Lowcountry," presented by John Edman: 3 p.m. Nov. 13, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

"State of the Heart: S.C. Writers on the Places They Love," by editor/writer Aida Rodgers:5:30 p.m. Nov. 18, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $15/$25 member/member couple; $20/$30 nonmember/nonmember couple. Reservations required. Dinner is $19 at Saltus in Beaufort. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org

"A Conversation with Jeb Bush," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8 p.m. Nov. 18, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"The Tragedy and Triumph of Israel Ari Shavit with David Remnick," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Nov. 19, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"The JFK Assassination and the Media" lecture by Dr. Bruce Mallard: 6 p.m. Nov. 21, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

"Howard Gardner: On the App Generation," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Dec. 9, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

"What Does it Mean to Be Pro-Israel in America Today? with Jeremy Ben-Ami," satellite presentation of 92nd Street Y series, sponsored by Congregation Beth Yam: 8:15 p.m. Dec. 16, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $15 for nonmembers. 843-689-2178

CLUBS AND SPECIAL INTERESTS

Beaufort Kennel Club meetings: 9 a.m. first Tuesdays of each month, Beaufort Kennel Club, 102 Heronwyck Plantation Drive, Beaufort. 843-509-1903

The Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Coffee Talk: "Connecting Business in Bluffton,"with guest speaker David Nelems, executive director, The Don Ryan Center: 8-9 a.m. Sept. 26, Starbucks, Tanger 2, Bluffton. www.hiltonheadchamber.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

American Legion Post 185 Quarterly Luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Sept. 26, Aunt Chilada's 69 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-681-4960

Historic Beaufort Foundation drinks and dinner: 4 p.m. Sept. 27, Panini's 926 Bay St., Beaufort. 10 percent of proceeds will benefit HBF's preservation of 702 Bladen St. and 1407 Duke St. in the National Historic Landmark District. 843-379-3331

"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

The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce "Lunch & Learn": 11:30 a.m. Oct. 1, Bluffton Family Seafood, 27 Dr. Mellenchamp Drive, Bluffton. $15 for members; $20 for nonmembers. 843-757-1010. www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

The Beaufort Kennel Club meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 1, Beaufort Kennel Club, 102 Heronwyck Plantation Drive, Beaufort. 843-509-1903

AARP Chapter of the Lowcountry meeting, featuring Larry Meyers: 1 p.m. Oct. 3, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd., Okatie. 843-705-5798

The Friends of Literacy meeting, featuring C.J. Lyons: 2 p.m. Oct. 3, Hilton Head Public Service District No. 1 Community Room, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-671-5562

Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Event, featuring Beaufort County School District Superintendent Jeffrey Moss: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 4, Beaufort County School District, 2900 Mink Point Blvd., Beaufort. 843-986-1102

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club: 5 p.m. Oct. 7, Cork's, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. 843-815-5168

The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Coffee Networking: 8:30-10 a.m. Oct. 8, Benchmark Fitness, 11 Sheridan Park Drive, Bluffton. 843-757-1010. www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

Low Country Women's Networking Group networking luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 9, Oldfield Plantation Club, 10 Oldfield Way, Okatie. $12, includes lunch. 843-815-4054

S.C. Independent Living Council's Quarterly Meeting: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Beaufort Department of Disabilities and Special Needs, 100 Clear Water Way, Beaufort. 803-217-3209

CHADD (parent support group for children with ADHD) meeting: 4-5 p.m. Oct. 9, Dunkin Donuts, 4 Southwood Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-368-0004

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Class -- Photography 101: Introduction to Digital Photography: 7 p.m. Oct. 9, The Lens in Pineland Station. $50 for members; $75 for nonmembers. 734-274-1796. www.cchhi.net

The Beaufort Sportfishing and Diving Club meeting: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort. 843-522-2020

Hilton Head Island Ski Club: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 11, New York City Pizza, 45 Pembroke Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4181. www.hiltonheadskiclub.com

The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Evening Networking: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 15, Garden Gate Nursery co-hosted with Bluffton BBQ, Calhoun Street Promenade, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-1010. www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org

The Palmetto Quilt Guild meeting, featuring Becky Goldsmith: 1 p.m. Oct. 17, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

Safe Boating Course, presented by the Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron: 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 19 and 26, Hilton Head Boathouse, 405 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. $75 for one person; $125 for two. 843-785-8876. www.hhsps.org

Low Country Women's Networking Group networking luncheon: 11:30 a.m. Nov. 13, Oldfield Plantation Club, 10 Oldfield Way, Okatie. $12, includes lunch. 843-815-4054

Turkey Shoot, presented by Parris Island Rod and Gun Club: 7 a.m. Nov. 23, Parris Island Rod & Gun Club Range, Malecon Drive and Vieques Road, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. $2 a shot. 843-812-9697

ETC.

CHADD (Parent support group for children with ADHD) Free Theraputic Horseback Riding lessons: 843-368-0004

Tech Help Drop-In: 4-7 p.m. Wednesdays, 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

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

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

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, Petsmart, 30 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

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. 843-681-4635. www.hhso.org

NxLevel for Entrepreneurs (Existing Businesses) presented by The Technical College of the Lowcountry and Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 1-Dec. 17, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort. $195. 843-525-8205. www.bizbuildersc.com

The Heritage Library Open House: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 4, The Heritage Library History and Genealogy Center, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560

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

Intro to Mac Computers: 1-2:30 p.m. Oct. 7, St. Helena Island library, Mac Media Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Where are my files? An Introduction to File Management for PC or Mac Users": 10 a.m.-noon Oct. 8, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Basic Computing Skills for Genealogists," presented by Carol Clemens: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 9, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Hilton Head Sail and Power Squadron Fall Seminar Series: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 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

Antiquing Your Photo: 4-5:30 p.m. Oct. 14, St. Helena Island library, Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Introduction to Computers and the Internet (for Adult Beginners): 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 15, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Using Family Tree Maker 2011/2012," presented by Carol Clemens: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Advanced Internet Searching (for Adults): 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 22, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487

"Escape from the Usual Sources," presented by Carol Clemens: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Technical College of the Lowcountry Open House: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 24, TCL New River Campus, 100 Community College Drive, Bluffton. 843-525-8267. www.tcl.edu/health

Intro to Game Design with Melanie: 2-4 p.m. Oct. 25, St. Helena Island library, Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Microsoft Word Basics: 10:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 29, St. Helena Island library, Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"How DNA Can Supplement Your Family History Research," presented by Jan Alpert: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Technical College of the Lowcountry "Hospital TCL" Open House: 4-6 p.m. Oct. 30, TCL Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8267. www.tcl.edu/health

"Turning your Photos and Genealogy Research into Great Gifts," presented by Carol Clemens: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 6, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

"Searching Ancestry.com with hands-on experience," presented by Steve Larimer: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 13, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org

Beaufort's annual Holiday Tour of Homes: Benefits St. Peter's Catholic School's tuition assistance fund. 11-3 p.m. Nov. 23; noon-3 p.m. Nov. 24, Beaufort's Downtown Point, Beaufort. $25. 843-522-6510

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