Lowcountry happenings ... Oct. 10 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comOctober 9, 2013 

"Caution: Men Thinking," presented by Robert Dubac: Oct. 16-20, Oct. 22-26, Hilton Head Comedy and Magic Club, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7757

ARTS

Theater

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

"13," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: through Oct. 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

"Caution: Men Thinking," presented by Robert Dubac: Oct. 16-20, Oct. 22-26, Hilton Head Comedy and Magic Club, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7757

"One for the Road," featuring Bill Patton: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 25-27; 3 p.m. Oct. 27, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Bluffton. $17; $12 for students; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"4000 Miles," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: Nov. 6-24, South Carolina Repertory Company, Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"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

"Company": 8 p.m.; 3 p.m. Sunday matinees, Nov. 8-24, May River Theare, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-689-6246. www.myst.org

"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

"Shipwrecked," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: Jan 22-Feb. 9, South Carolina Repertory Company, Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"South Pacific," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: March 17-30, South Carolina Repertory Company, Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

"The Outgoing Tide," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: April 28-May 11, South Carolina Repertory Company, Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com

Dance

Hilton Head Island Shag Club Lessons (All Levels): 5:45 p.m. Oct, 15, Rip Tides, 33 Office Park, Suite 226, Hilton Head Island. $25 to join club; free for members. 843-689-3771

Hilton Head Island Partner Dance Society Swing Lesson (West Coast swing, Lindy and the Hustle): 4 p.m. Oct. 20, Mulberry Street Trattoria, 1476 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. Free. 609-731-3024

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

Music

Music on the Harbour and Taste on the Harbour: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10, 17, 24, Shelter Cove Harbour, 1 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-6424. www.palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove-harbour.php

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

The Parish Church of St. Helena Friday Organ Concert, featuring Dr. David Arcus: noon Oct. 11, St. Helena Church, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-1712

"The Excitement Grows! -- Scottish Night," presented by Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra: 8 p.m. Oct. 14, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $25, $40, $50. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

The Parish Church of St. Helena Friday Organ Concert, featuring Christopher Jacobson: noon Oct. 18, St. Helena Church, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-1712

"Rhapsody in Blue," presented by pianist Benjamin Warsaw: 8 p.m. Oct. 19, Armstrong Fine Arts Auditorium, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. Free. 912-344-2801

"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

Savannah Philharmonic Presents Faure's Requiem: 5 p.m. Oct. 20, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $16-$60. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org

Providence Presents Duo Harpsichord Recital: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Providence Presbyterian Church Sanctuary, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5673. www.causegodjoy.com

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

The Parish Church of St. Helena Friday Organ Concert, featuring Paul Braxton Thomas: noon Nov. 1, St. Helena Church, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-1712

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

Songs of Life Festival -- "A Melancholy Beauty": 7:30 p.m. Nov. 2. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., Charleston. $20-$59. 800-514-3849. www.charlestonmusichall.com/events

The Parish Church of St. Helena Friday Organ Concert, featuring Robert Elliott Stubbs Jr.: noon Nov. 8, St. Helena Church, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-1712

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

The Parish Church of St. Helena Friday Organ Concert, featuring Adam Brakel: noon Nov. 15, St. Helena Church, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-1712

Audrey Shakir, presented by The Coastal Jazz Association of Savannah: 5 p.m. Nov. 17, Westin Savannah, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah. 912-201-2000

ETA 3 encore performance, sponsored by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Nov. 17, Fripp Island Community Centre, 205 Tarpon Blvd., Fripp Island. $25 general admission; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic/

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

"Messiah": 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 5-Dec. 10, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3696

Visual arts and exhibits

"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

"Fresh Paint," new watercolors by Alexandra Sharma, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: through Nov. 2, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Oct. 10. 843-681-5060

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

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

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

Public Art Tours, presented by Coastal Discovery Museum: Fridays, Oct. 11-Dec. 20, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.

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

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: noon-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

"Exploring Coastal Carolina," featuring the photography of Marci Tressel with essays and poems by Margie Tolly, presented by the Art League of Hilton Head: Exhibit runs Nov. 5-30, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7. Artist's book signing is 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 14. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org

"Images," presented by Les Bonnes Artistes: Exhibit runs Nov. 7-Jan. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Opening reception is 5-7 p.m. Nov. 14. 843-689-6767, ext. 224

"New Works by Martha Worthy and Louanne La Roche": Exhibit runs Nov. 15-Dec. 10, Four Corners Gallery, 1263 May River Road, Bluffton. Opening reception is 4-7 p.m. Nov. 15. 843-757-8185. www.fourcornersgallerybluffton.com

Open studios and classes

"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

"Jewelry Making 101" with Linda Raih: 1-5 p.m. 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

Bold Watercolors Using Specialty Brushes for ages 10-16, with Jean Norton-Torjussen: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 19; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.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

Film

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

"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

Beaufort Library Book Club, featuring "The Road to Frogmore: Turning Slaves Into Citizens," by Carolyn Schriber: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Craig Johnson, author of "Spirit of Steamboat": noon Oct. 24, Dataw Island Club Carolina Room, 100 Dataw Club Road, St. Helena. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

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 Janet Garrity, author of " Goin Down the River, Fish Camps of the Sea Islands": 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 26, September Oaks Vineyards, 893 Grays Highway, Ridgeland. 843-726-9463. www.garrity.com

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

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Mary Kay Andrews, author of "Christmas Bliss": noon Nov. 6, Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

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

"Write Your Story a Moment at a Time: A Memoir-Writing Workshop," featuring the Library Archives: 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Beaufort District Collection, second floor, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6468. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Clay Rice, silhouette artist and author: noon Dec. 12, Moss Creek Clubhouse, 1523 Fording Island Road, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Karen White, author of "The Time Between": noon Jan. 16, Belfair Clubhouse, 200 Belfair Oaks Blvd., Bluffton. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

"Stephen Kinzer -- The Dulles Brothers and Their Secret World War": 10-11:30 a.m. Jan. 24, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. www.wachh.org/contact-us

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Nancy Horan, author of "Loving Frank": noon Feb. 17, Champions Ballroom at Seapines Conference Center, 11 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Beverly Donofrio, author of "Riding in Cars with Boys," and Corban Addison, author of "A Walk Across the Sun": noon March 6, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. $42. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

University of South Carolina Beaufort Lunch With Author Series, featuring Mary Alice Monroe, author of "The Summer Girls": noon April 30, Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. $42 or $270 for the whole series of seven luncheons. 843-521-4147. www.uscb.edu/lunchwithauthor

Culinary

Savannah Food and Wine Festival cooking class, featuring Chef Hugh Acheson: 1-3 p.m. Nov. 14, Mansion on Forsyth Park/Cooking School, Savannah. $85. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

Savannah Food and Wine Festival cooking class, featuring The Lee Brothers: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Mansion on Forsyth Park/Cooking School, Savannah. $85. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

Savannah Food and Wine Festival cooking class, featuring Nathalie Dupree & Cynthia Graubart with moderator Tim Rutherford: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 15, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, Savannah. $50. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

Savannah Food and Wine Festival cooking class, featuring Rob Mondavi Jr. and Chef Kent Rathbun: 4-5 p.m. Nov. 15, Riverfront Esplanade, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, Savannah. $50. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

Savannah Food and Wine Festival cooking class, featuring Nathalie Dupree and Cynthia Graubart with moderator Tim Rutherford: 10-11 a.m. Nov. 15, Savannah International Trade and Convention Center. $50. www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com

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

"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: noon-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

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

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

Doodlebugs -- Art Adventures for preschoolers ages 2-5, with Alana Adams: 9:30 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 12, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Homeschool Art, with Alana Adams: 10:45 a.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 12, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Fun with Polymer Clay for ages 6-9 with Deanna Bowdish: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 19; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Bold Watercolors Using Specialty Brushes for ages 10-16, with Jean Norton-Torjussen: 4-5:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 22-Nov. 19; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Exploring Art with Movement for ages 6-9 with Sue Stanny: 4-5:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 23-Nov. 20; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $55. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

"Storytelling: Building on our Past, Creating Our Future," with JW Rone and Lashanta Smith, for ages 9-12: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 21; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, Family Showcase, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksbeaufort.org

Weaving Arts in the Afternoon for ages 8-16 with Kim Keats: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 21; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Paint with Celia for ages 6-9: 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 24-Nov. 21; 5 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $65. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

The Society of Lowcountry Magicians annual public magic show: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 24, Sea Pines Shops Community Center, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-705-4742

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: noon-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $18. academy@artleague.org

Horseshow: Hunters and Jumpers: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2586

"No-see-ums" the Most Irritating Residents of the Lowcountry: 3 p.m. Nov. 13, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

"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

Thanksgiving Wagon Ride: Nov. 26-30, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. $15; $10 for children. 843-842-1979

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt: 9-11:30 a.m. Nov. 28, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. $20 per family. 843-842-1979

Gregg Russell Thanksgiving Concert: 7:30-9 p.m. Nov. 29, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island.

Harbour Town Lights: Nov. 29-Jan. 1, Sea Pines, Harbour Town. 843-842-1979

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

Caramel Apple Festival: 1-3 p.m. Nov. 30, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

Santa Claus is Comin' to Town: 6-8 p.m. Dec. 6, Liberty Oak Tree, Harbour Town. 843-842-1979

Outdoor Movie -- "Polar Express": 7 p.m. Dec. 20, Liberty Oak Tree, Harbour Town. 843-842-1979

Gregg Russell Christmas Concert: 7:30-9 p.m. Dec. 23, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

13th annual Polar Bear Swim: 10 a.m. Dec. 31, Harbour Town Pool, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979

New Year's Eve Celebration: 7 p.m. and midnight Dec. 31, Harbourtown Lighthouse, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1999

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

Kayak Tour with Todd Ballantine: 9-11 a.m. Oct. 5, Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton. 843-686-6996

"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

"Dolphins and Desserts," presented by The Dolphin Project: 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., Savannah. $5. 912-657-3927

"About Birding," presented by the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 16, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5 a family; free for Audubon members. audubonhhirsvp@gmail.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

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

Native Fall Plant Sale: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 19, Spring Island Boat Yard, Okatie. www.springislandtrust.org

"Backyard Birds," presented by the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5 a family; free for Audubon members. audubonhhirsvp@gmail.com

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

"Birds of Prey," presented by the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5 a family; free for Audubon members. audubonhhirsvp@gmail.com

"Shorebirds," presented by the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $5 a family; free for Audubon members. audubonhhirsvp@gmail.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

Music on the Harbour and Taste on the Harbour: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 10, 17, 24, Shelter Cove Harbour, 1 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-785-6424. www.palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove-harbour.php

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

A Night for Lori Broome Benefit: 5 p.m. Oct. 11, Fiddlehead Pizza, 142 Burnt Church Road, Bluffton. 843-247-6102

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

"Dolphins and Desserts," presented by The Dolphin Project: 7 p.m. Oct. 12, Stewart Hall, First Presbyterian Church, 520 Washington Ave., Savannah. $5. 912-657-3927

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

The Bluffton Methodist Women Craft Sale and Yard Sale: 10 a.m. Oct. 19, Bluffton Seafood Festival, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-2583. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com

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

"A Pure Heart" Women's Retreat, hosted by Savannah River Baptist Association: 6 p.m. Oct. 25-11 a.m. Oct. 26, Running W Retreat Center, Bluffton. $5 donation. 843-784-3460. www.reddambaptistchurch.org

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

Third annual Halloween Carnival and Haunted House, hosted by Beaufort County Parks and Leisure Services: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26 (carnival); 7 p.m. Oct. 24-31 (haunted house) Buckwalter Regional Park, 905 Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. $5 for the haunted house; free for kids 6 and younger. 843-255-6680

Providence Annual Fall Festival: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 26, Providence Presbyterian Church, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5673

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

Fifth annual Habersham Harvest Festival: noon Oct. 26, Habersham Marketplace, Habersham. www.habershamharvestfestival.com

World Tour Food Bazaar and Live Auction: 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Beaufort, 178 Sams Point Road, Lady's Island. uufbauction2013@gmail.com

Third annual Oysters by the Bay, presented by Technical College of the Lowcountry: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 26, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $25. 843-525-8294. www.tcl.edu/oysters

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.

Hilton Head Humane Association Halloween Party: noon-2 p.m. Oct. 27, Hilton Head Humane Association, 10 Humane Way, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8686

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

First Presbyterian Church Beaufort Fall Festival: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 30, Distant Island Clubhouse, 105 Distant Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-524-3051. www.firstpresbeaufort.org

Trunk or Treat: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, First Baptist Church, 100 South Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-4478

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

Hospice Care of America Ceremony: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 5, River Oaks Residential Care, 1251 Lady's Island Drive, Port Royal. 843-521-2298

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

The Bonfire Fundraiser: Benefits the Forest Preserve. 4:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 8, Sea Pines, Hilton Head Island. $50. 843-671-1343

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

St. Andrew By-the-Sea United Methodist Church Fall Festival: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 9, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-785-4711

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

Low Country Chapter of the American Guild of Organists Hymn Festival: Benefits Family Promise. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-815-4211. www.familypromisebeaufortcounty.org HYMNFEST

24th annual Taste of the Season: 6-7 p.m. Nov. 22, Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, Hilton Head Island. $45. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

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

Bluffton American Legion, Post 205 Scholarship Golf Tournament: 10 a.m. Oct. 19, Rose HIll Golf Course, Bluffton. $70. 843-304-4895

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

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

Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation's "Oysters by the Bay" 5K: 4:30 p.m. Oct. 26, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $30. www.tcl.edu/oysters

Fourth annual Subaru of Hilton Head Bluffton Zombie Run: 5 p.m. Oct. 26, The Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. www.bearfootsports.com

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

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

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 10, Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

Cochlear Americas Hearing health fair: 8:30-11 a.m. Oct. 12, Savannah Marriott Riverfront, 100 General McIntosh Blvd., Savannah. 877-432-7844. www.hearinghealthfair.com

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: noon-7 p.m. Oct. 15, Sun City Hilton Head, 672 Cypress Hills Drive, Bluffton. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

"Caregivers Improving Lives of Dementia Patients," presented by Judy Towne Jennings, author of "Living with Lewy Body Demntia": 1:30-3 p.m., 3:30-5 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

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Oct. 23, Blood Alliance Donor Center, 1001 Boundary St., Beaufort. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, Tidal Creek Fellowship Church, 290 Brickyard Point Road South, Lady's Island. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-noon Oct. 31, Callawassie Island, 22 Callawassie Club Drive, Callawassie. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

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

"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

Behind-the-Scenes Tour of the Library's Special Collections and Archives Unit: 2-3 p.m. Oct. 12, Beaufort District Collection, second floor, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6468. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Secrets to a Healthy Life with Dr. Michael Mckelvey: 1 p.m. Oct. 15, Beaufort library meeting room, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"Sharing Our Past: Public Archaeology in South Carolina" with Helena Ferguson: 6 p.m. Oct. 15, Beaufort District Collection, 311 Scott. St., Beaufort. www.assc.net

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

Let's Talk About It Series -- Making Sense of the American Civil War: 6 p.m. Oct. 17, 24, Beaufort Branch Library Meeting Room, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6458. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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

"What the Heck Is It?": noon-4 p.m. Oct. 19, Beaufort District Collection, second floor, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. www.assc.net/chapters/hilton-head-chapter

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

"Flags of the Confederacy": 1-2 p.m. Oct. 23, Beaufort library meeting room, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6458. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"The Business of Being an Artist Lecture Series": 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

"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 Emily Geiger Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution: 2 p.m. Oct. 10, Palmetto Electric, 1 Cooperative Way, Hardeeville. 843-705-3661

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

Rug Hooking Group: 1 p.m. Oct. 12, Nov. 9, Dec. 14, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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 author and teacher Becky Goldsmith: 1 p.m. Oct. 17, Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. $5 for guests. 843-757-2613. www.palmettoquiltguild.org

The Sea Island Quilters: 6 p.m. Oct. 17, Praise Assembly of God, 800 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-379-3353. www.beaufortsiq.com

Bluffton Town Council Candidates Forum: 7 p.m. Oct. 17, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. Free. 813-415-6445

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

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cchhi.net

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce 18th annual State of the Region Luncheon: noon Nov. 4, Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, Hilton Head Island. $33 for members; $43 for nonmembers. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

Encore Professionals Group, presented by Bluffton Chamber of Commerce: 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. 773-725-2750

"Sophisticated Southern Arrangements For The Holidays" presented by the Hilton Head Island Council of Garden Clubs: 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Coligny Theater, Coligny Plaza, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-785-8338

Hilton Head Island Ski Club meeting: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 8, Bomboras, Coligny Plaza, Hilton Head Island. 843 681 4181. www.hiltonheadskiclub.com

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

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce Business After Hours: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 14, Park Lane Hotel and Suites, 12 Park Lane, Hilton Head Island. $10 for members; $20 for nonmembers. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

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

Chamber Young Professionals Group: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 27, Corks, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. www.hiltonheadchamber.org

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

Technology and Computer Assistance: 5:30-7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

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

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

Covert AireFood Drive Fundraiser: Donate food to Covert Aire and receive $1 off bill with max of a $25 discount between now and Dec. 31. 843-706-5090. www.covertaire.com

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

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 12, Petsmart, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.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

AARP Drivers' Safety: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 16, Pinckney Hall, Colleton River Room, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

"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

AARP Drivers' Safety: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 18, Summit Place of Beaufort, 1119 Pickpocket Plantiation Drive, Beaufort. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-521-1941

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

AARP Drivers' Safety: 9 a.m.-3 p.m October 26, Pinckney Hall, Colleton River Room, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

Neighborhood Outreach Connection, Virtual Learning Center Open House: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, The Oaks Apartments, 400 William Hilton Parkway, Apt, 57, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4100. www.noc-sc.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

AARP Drivers' Safety: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Nov. 9, Hidden Cypress, Santee River Room, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

"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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