Lowcountry calendar of events ... Oct. 31 and beyond

calendar@islandpacket.comOctober 31, 2013 

"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

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"Side Effects May Include": 7 p.m. Nov. 3, Hilton Head Comedy and Magic Club, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. $15; 10 percent of proceeds benefit "Shaking with Laughter," a foundation to fight Parkinson's Disease. 843-681-7757

"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

"The Amen Corner," presented by Armstrong Masquers/SSU production: Nov. 7-17, Armstrong Jenkins Hall Theater, 11935 Abercorn St., Savannah. $10. 912-344-2576

"Company," presented by May River Theatre Co.: 8 p.m. with 3 p.m. Sunday matinees, Nov. 8-24, Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall, Bluffton. $25. 843-815-5581. www.mayrivertheatre.com

"A Midsummer Night's Dream" presented by Hilton Head Preparatory School: 7 p.m. Nov. 9-10, Hilton Head Prep Courtyard, 8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-8506. www.hhprep.org

"The Man Who Came to Dinner," presented by Sun City Community Theater: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16; 2 p.m. Nov. 18, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $20. 843-645-2700

"The Little Match Girl" presented by Gibbes Museum of Art: 11 a.m. Nov. 16, Circular Congregational Church, 150 Meeting St., Charleston. $10; $5 for children. 843-722-2706, ext. 41

"42nd Street": Dec. 4-29, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $55; $37. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com

"Gullah Kinfolk Christmas Wish": 7 p.m. Dec. 6, University of South Carolina, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-986-1102

"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 Pathetic," 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

Auditions

"Messiah" singers needed: Those interested asked to attend rehearsals at 7 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 5-Dec. 10, First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3696

"Mame," presented by Sun City Community Theater: Need the following children/young adults for parts in the show: a boy age 10-12 (male lead who sings and acts); a boy age 8-19 who can act; a male 18-25 who can act and sing; and two young women 18-25 who can act. Specific age not a factor if you think you look the age or can play the role. Call 843-705-2930 to set up an audition date and time.

Dance

The Nutcracker, presented by Hilton Head Dance Theatre: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 15-16, 23; 2:30 p.m. Nov. 17 and 23, Seahawk Cultural Center, Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $25 for adults; $20 for seniors (60 and over) and students; $15 for children 12 and younger. 843-842-3262. www.hiltonheaddance.com

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

Music

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

Black Violin: 7 p.m. Nov. 1, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20-25 for adults; $18-20 for seniors; $10-15 for students. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.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

Piano Performance, featuring John Sheppard: 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Unitarian Church, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Free. 843-837-3330

University of South Carolina Beaufort Festival Series Chamber Music Concert: 5 p.m. Nov. 3, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $40. 843-208-8246. www.uscb.edu/festivalseries

Chamber Music Charleston: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 4, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $20. www.chambermusiccharleston.org

Savannah Music Festival Bluegrass Kickoff Concert: 8 p.m. Nov. 6, Charles H. Morris Center, 10 E. Broad St., Savannah. Free. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org

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

Music at Noon series, featuring Dr. Scott Bennett: noon Nov. 8, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. www.lowcountryago.org

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

St. Paul Baptist Church Education Committee presents the St. Paul Baptist Church Adult Choir in "Let Me Be Spiritual": 6 p.m. Nov. 9, St. Paul Baptist Church, 22 St. Paul Church Road, Beaufort. 843-812-4573, 843-910-8177

Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra -- "Mozart and Haydn Visit Paris and London": 7 p.m. Nov. 10, Bluffton High School Auditorium, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. $25. 843-842-2055. www.hhso.org

"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; $10 for students. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic

Hymn Festival, sponsored by The Lowcountry Chapter of the American Guild of Organists: Benefits Family Promise of Beaufort County. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 17, Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-815-4211. www.familypromisebeaufortcounty.org

Brazilian psychedelic rock band Os Mutantes: 9 p.m. Nov. 20, Dollhouse Studios,980 Industry Drive, Savannah. $18 in advance; $20 at door.

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, 157 Lady's Island Drive, 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

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. 843-681-5060

"Mood Swings," presented by The Society of Bluffton Artists: through Nov. 2, SoBA, 8 Church St., Bluffton. 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

"Material Witness," featuring art by Susanne Carmack: through Dec. 3, ThincSavannah, 35 Barnard St., Suite 300, Savannah. 912-544-1200

"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

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

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

"Spanish Sojourns -- Robert Henri and the Spirit of Spain": through March 9, Jepson Center, 207 W. York St., Savannah. 912-790-8802. www.telfair.org

The Lowcountry Scrap Quilters Quilt Show: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 1; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, St. Peter's AME Church Family Life Center, 300 Fishburne St., Walterboro. 843-893-2951

"In the Likeness of Everything," the artwork of Eric Horan: Opening reception 5:30-7:30 p.m. Nov. 1, Beaufort Art Association, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs Oct. 27-Dec. 7. 843-521-4444

"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

"Landscapes and Mindscapes," featuring the artwork of Sandee Burow and Arla Crumlick Wible: Nov. 4-Dec. 4, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-368-2977

"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

The second annual Collective Works of the Contemporary Fiber Artists Show: 5:30-8 p.m. Nov. 8; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9, noon-4 p.m. Nov. 10, Tabby Fabric and Studio, 910 Port Republic St., Beaufort. 843-379-5700

The Society of Bluffton Artists presents "From Cotton to Cows," featuring the artwork of Kimberly Bisger: Opening reception is 5 p.m. Nov. 10, SoBA Gallery, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. Exhibit runs Nov. 3-30. 843-757-6586. www.sobagallery.com

"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 5-8 p.m. Nov. 15. 843-757-8185. www.fourcornersgallerybluffton.com

Open House at ARTworks: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org

Open studios and classes

"Group Art Critique," with Don and Joyce Nagel: 9 a.m.-noon, Nov. 6, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island, $20 for members; $25 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Color Theory 1: How Shadows Work -- Images and Their Complementary Colors," with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 8, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Opaque Watercolor Workshop," with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

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

"Paper Sculpture for the Holidays" with Cindy Fear: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 9, 16 and 23, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Canvas Stretching for Oils and Acrylics" with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon, Nov. 11, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Any Painting Can Be Fixed" with Mary Kelly: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 12, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Learn Adobe Photoshop 101" with Don Nelson: 4:15-6:15 p.m. Nov. 12, 14, 19 and 21, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $80 for members; $100 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

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

"Sea Glass: An introduction to glass fusing": 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 14, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $75. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Birds and Wildlife of the Low Country" with Addison Palmer: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 15-16, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Color Theory 2: Colors of the Changing Season -- Choosing Color Variations" with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 15, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for non-member. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Felted Ornaments with Laurie Lovell: 12:30-3:30 p.m. Nov. 16, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $40. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

"Beginning and Improving Acrylic Painting" with Rosemary Hurkamp: 1-4 p.m., Nov. 18, 19 and 22, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $90 for members; $105 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Color Theory 3: Fine Tuning Greens, Blues and Violets -- the Six-Color Primary Method" with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 22, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Mastering Pen and Ink Techniques" with Don Nagel: 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Dec. 2 and 9, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Jewelry Making 101" with Linda Raih: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 3 and 6, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $80 for members; $100 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

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

"Flat Spiral Braid Bracelet" with Linda Raih: 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m. Dec. 4, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $45 for members; $53 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

Call for artists

LowCountry Community Church presents "Arts Alive" Winter Art Show: If you're an artist that would like to exhibit your art in a unique gallery venue with lots of public exposure, please apply. Application deadline is Nov. 24. Art to be delivered to church office by Dec. 1. No entry fee. 843-836-1101. www.lowcountrycc.org

Film

"Blue Jasmine": 7 p.m. Nov. 4, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $22. 843-521-4145. www.uscbcenterforthearts.com

"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

Book signing with Barbara Muller, author of "Legendary Locals of Hilton Head": 2 p.m. Nov. 3, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560

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

Poetry reading by Alice Connelly Moore, author of "Inspired Words: Poems and Essays about Life in Beaufort": 5 p.m. Nov. 7, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6458. 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 and 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

"Birding 101 -- The Basics of Birdwatching," with Marvin Bouknight: 3 p.m. Oct. 30, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

Jeepers Creepers! Spooky Stories for All: 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Halloween Trick or Treating at the Library: 3-5 p.m., Oct. 31, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503

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

"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

Free Calligraphy Workshop: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for children ages 7-12; 2-4 p.m. for adults, Nov. 2, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"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

Rug Hooking Group: 1-3 p.m. Nov. 9, Bluffton Branch Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

"Moonlight Creature Feature: Bats": 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 15, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25 a child; $20 for members. 843-689-3033, ext. 223

"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

"Collage for Grades K-8" with Pamela Brown: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 16 and 23, Art Academy of the Art League of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. $20. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

International Game Day: 2 p.m. Nov. 16, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.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

"The Road to Frogmore" book talk with author Carolyn Schriber: 2 p.m. Nov. 21, Bluffton Branch Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Storyteller Kim Weitkamp and Tellabration: 7 p.m. Nov. 22, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Pay what you can; minimum $5. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

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, Harbour Town 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 Nov., Audubon Newhall Preserve, 55 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. 651-491-1851

"Birding 101 -- The Basics of Birdwatching," with Marvin Bouknight: 3 p.m. Oct. 30, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

"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

"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

"Moonlight Creature Feature: Bats": 6:30-9 p.m. Nov. 15, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $25 a child; $20 for members. 843-689-3033, ext. 223

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

"The Nightmare on Congress Street" Charity Bar Crawl: 6 p.m.-2 a.m. Oct. 31, The Rail, 405 W. Congress St., Savannah. $15 online registration; $20 day-of registration. www.barcrawlsavannah.com

Cocktail reception with Auldbrass Connoisseurs, with Anthony Alofsin, an expert 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

"That's Life," 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

Ella C. White Memorial Scholarship Fund Annual Fundraising Dinner: 6:15 p.m. Nov. 1, The Sonesta Resort, Shipyard Plantation, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-422-0707

Church of the Palms United Methodist Fall Festival and Silent Auction: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 2, Church of the Palms United Methodist, 1425 N. Okatie Highway, Okatie. 843-379-1888

Gospel Lighthouse of Ridgeland Fundraiser: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Nov. 2, The Farmers Market, Ridgeland. www.jaspercountysc.org

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

Daufuskie Autumn Festival: noon-5 p.m. Nov. 2, Freeport Marina, 1 Freeport Road, Daufuskie Island. 843-384-7406

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

Turkey Shoot, presented by Beaufort Chapter National Wild Turkey Federation: 5:30 p.m. Nov. 2, Duncan Farms, Beaufort. 843-812-2524

Chanukah Bazaar: noon-3 p.m. Nov. 3, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-2178

Hilton Head Island library's 15th birthday celebration: 1 p.m. Nov. 5, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6500

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

"A Holiday Gathering of Artisans and Antiques": 1-4:30 p.m. Nov. 7 and 14, Habersham Marketplace, Habersham. 440-503-8414. www.habershammarketplace

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

31st annual Heritage Days Celebration: Nov. 7-9, Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle W., St. Helena Island. 843-838-2432

One-Year Anniversary of the St. Helena Island library: 3 p.m. Nov. 8, St. Helena Island library, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. 843-255-6548. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Civil Rights Movement and Social Change Symposium: 3-6 p.m. Nov. 8, Penn Center, 16 Penn Center, Circle W., St. Helena Island. $15; $10 students. 843-838-2432

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

Hilton Head Oyster Festival sponsored by The Island Recreation Association and South Carolina Bank and Trust: 5-8 p.m. Nov. 8; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 9-10, Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. $6; children 10 and younger are free. 843-681-7273. www.islandreccenter.org.

Eighth annual Elegant Evening, presented by Hilton Head Heroes: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 8, TidePointe, 700 TidePointe Way, Hilton Head Island. $85. 843-671-2951. www.hhheroes.com

Belk Charity Sale: 6-10 a.m. Nov. 9, Belk, Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island. $5. www.belk.com/charitysale

The Palmetto Kiwanis Club Flapjack Fundraiser: 7:30-10 a.m. Nov. 9, Applebee's, 200 A Museum St., Hilton Head Island. $7. 843-298-3106

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

IMPACT sixth annual Oyster Roast: Benefits the Boys and Girls Club of Bluffton. 3-7 p.m. Nov. 9, The Bluffton Club, 100 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. $30; $50 a couple; $250 for a table of 10. 843-263-6436. www.supportachildbluffton.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

Oyster Roast, Barbecue and Concert: Benefits the Trujillo family. 6 p.m. Nov. 9, Bluffton Oyster Park, Bluffton. $25. 843-757-5559

The 15th annual Shortbread Shoppe Craft Show: Portion of the proceeds will benefit Operation 100 Percent. 1-4 p.m. Nov. 10, Spanish Wells Golf Club Clubhouse, 1 Brams Point Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843 363 5663

Sixth annual "Taste of Waddell": 3-7 p.m. Nov. 10, Waddell Mariculture Center, 211 Sawmill Creek Road, Bluffton. $30. 843-785-4106

Four Legged Frolic: Benefits Hilton Head Humane Association. 5:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 10, Sonesta 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

Hilton Head for Henrichs, Bone Marrow Donor Drive: Benefits Mark Henrichs. 4-7:30 p.m. Nov. 13, The Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 803-543-9034

Savannah Children's Book Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16, Forsyth Park, Savannah. 912-651-6783. www.savannahga.gov/arts

Red Dam Baptist Church Fall Carnival: 3-6 p.m. Nov. 16, Red Dam Baptist Church, 488 Red Dam Church Road, Hardeeville. Free. 843-784-6083. www.reddambaptistchurch.org

Wild West Auction: Benefits CAPA. 6 p.m. Nov. 16, The Shed, Port Royal. www.capabeaufort.org

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

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

Ninth annual Boston Butts Fundraiser: 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Nov. 22, Katie O'Donalds, Kittie's Crossing, Bluffton. 843-548-4368. www.blufftonfd.com

Community Services Cornhole Cup and Boston Butt Sale: Benefits Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry Fund. Nov. 23-24, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. $25 a team (two members per team). 843-379-6099

Oatland Island Wildlife Center Harvest Festival and Cane Grinding: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 23, Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 711 Sandtown Road, Savannah. 912-395-1509. www.oatlandisland.org

Night on the Town at the Library: 6-9 p.m. Dec. 6, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6458. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Bluffton Historical Preservation Society's annual Old World Christmas Gala: 6-10 p.m. Dec. 13, Colcock-Teel House, Old Town Bluffton. $60; $75 after Dec. 1. 843-757-6293

TOURNAMENTS, WALKS AND RACES

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

2013 Beaufort County Sheriff Office Fall Golf Tournament: 9:30 a.m. Nov. 1, Old South Golf Links, Bluffton. $85. 843-255-3405

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

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour Tournament: Nov. 23-24, Palmetto Dunes Golf Club, Hilton Head Island. 904-379-2697

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, Talmadge Bridge, Savannah. www.savannahriverbridgerun.com

The Hilton Head Island Bridge Club Lowcountry Classic Mid-Atlantic Bridge Conference regional tournament: Feb. 3-9, Marriott Resort and Spa Hotel, 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6239

HEALTH AND WELLNESS

Assistance in Applying for Health Insuarance Under the Affordable Care Act: Assistance will be provided by appointment for those without insurance or those seeking options for insurance currently not available to them. St. Mark's Episcopal Church Activity Center, 1110A Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-476-4226. www.stmarksc.org

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.-noon Oct. 31, Callawassie Island, 22 Callawassie Club Drive, Callawassie. 888-998-2243. www.igiveblood.com

Hilton Head Hospital Seminar on Knee Pain: 2-3 p.m. Oct. 31, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd., Okatie. Free. 866-466-9838

"Live It Up: Do Healthy Behaviors Really Reduce Your Risk of Diabetes and its Complications?": 9-11 a.m. Nov. 2, Coastal Carolina Hospital, Medical Office Building, 1010 Medical Center Drive, Hardeeville. Free. 877-582-2737

"The Power of Prevention Prediabetes -- What is it and what can you do to control it?": 5-6 p.m. Nov. 5, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 877-582-2737

"There's Nothing 'Pre' about Pre-Diabetes," featuring Dr. Deborah Chambers: 5-6 p.m. Nov. 5 at the Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd. S., Okatie. Free. 877-582-2737

Managing Stress with Dr. Michael McKelvey: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 6, Hilton Head Preparatory School, 8 Fox Grape Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-522-5138

"Learn how to handle stress related to chronic disease and aging," with Martha Schein: 1:30 p.m. Nov. 7, Shell Point Baptist Church, 871 Parris Island Gateway, Beaufort. 843-525-1229

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 8, Lowcountry Medical Group, 300 Midtown Drive, Beaufort. Free. 843-522-5138

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 9, The Center for Health, Fitness & Sport Performance, 2 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-522-5138

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 11, Dataw Island Community Center. Free. 843-522-5138

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 12, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. Free. 843-522-5138

"Gut Check: Learn how diabetes affects your digestion and the GI tract," featuring Dr. Thomas Noble: 4-5 p.m. Nov. 12, Coastal Carolina Hospital, Medical Office Building, Suite 220, 1010 Medical Center Drive, Hardeeville. Free. 877-582-2737

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 13, Whale Branch Early College High School, 69 Detour Road, Seabrook. 843-522-5138

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 14, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-522-5138

"Sweet Healing: Poor diabetes control and its effect on surgery and wound healing," featuring Dr. Jason Cotter: 4-5 p.m. Nov. 19, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center (Classroom), 40 Okatie Center Blvd. S., Okatie. Free. 877-582-2737

The Blood Alliance Blood Drive: noon-6 p.m. Nov. 30, Verizon Wireless, 264 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. 843-522-5138

LECTURES AND PRESENTATIONS

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

Managing Stress with Dr. Michael McKelvey: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 5, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6443. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Coastal Discovery Museum History Forum program "Hilton Head's Seafood Industry and Heritage": 3 p.m. Nov. 6, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-689-6767, ext. 223

"Lunch with the Masters Lectures" with Don Nagel: noon-1 p.m. Thursdays Nov. 7-21, Art Academy,106 Cordillo Pkwy., Hilton Head Island. Donations accepted. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org

"Taste of Judaism ... Are You Curious?": 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Nov. 7-21, Congregation Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-295-7608

Africa Wildlife Photo Exhibit and Lecture, featuring George Cathcart: 7 p.m. Nov. 8, Unitarian Universalist Church, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. www.finsfeathersfoto.com/about.html

"The Art of Healing Series And Photography and the American Civil War," presented by The Gibbes Museum of Art: 6 p.m. Nov. 12, The Gibbes Museum of Art, 135 Meeting St., Charleston. www.gibbesmuseum.org

Forum on Hilton Head Island and Bluffton Area Water, Septic and Sewer Issues, presented by the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Area: 10 a.m. Nov. 13, Hilton Head PSD, 21 Oak Park Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-837-3436. www.lwvhhi.org

"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

"Art History: An Ongoing Pursuit," with Cindy Male: 6:30-8 p.m. Nov. 13; 4:30-6 p.m. Nov. 16, ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center. $5. 843-379-2787. www.beaufortcountyarts.com

The Story of Hilton Head Island's Sea Turtle Protection Project: 3 p.m. Nov. 14, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-689-6767. www.hiltonheadaudubon.org

"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

Bridge Workshops: 10 a.m.-noon, Tuesdays and Fridays, Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, Port Royal Plaza, 95 Matthews Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10 a session. 843-689-6239. www.bridgewebs.com/hiltonheadisland

Dos Lupes Gun Club: 10 a.m. Saturdays, Dos Lupes Gun Club, Ridgeland. 843-683-4407. www.targetgunrange.com

The Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce First Friday Networking Event: 6-8 p.m. Nov. 1, Leroy E. Browne Comprehensive Clinic, 6315 Jonathan Francis Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-986-1102

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

The Greater Bluffton Republican Club, featuring Congressman Mark Sanford: 5 p.m. Nov. 4, Corks, 1 Promenade St., Bluffton. 843-815-5168

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 Hilton Head Island Council of Garden Clubs: 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Coligny Theater, Coligny Plaza, Hilton Head Island. $25. 843-785-8338

AARP meeting, featuring Lynne Hummel: 1 p.m. Nov. 7, Bluffton-Okatie Outpatient Center, 40 Okatie Center Blvd., Bluffton. 843-705-5798

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

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

Hilton Head Garden Club: 1 p.m. Nov. 11, The Seabrook, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-5624

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

Sea Island Fly Fishers meeting: 6 p.m. Nov. 13, Bay Street Outfitters, 815 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-522-8911. www.flyfishingbeaufort.com

Beaufort County Historical Society Historical Marker Dedication Ceremony: 12:45 p.m. Nov. 14, St. Peter's Catholic Church, 710 Carteret St., Beaufort. 912-604-3634

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

The Beaufort Sportfishing & Diving Club: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 14, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort. 843-522-2122

Beaufort County Historical Society's "Child Labor in Beaufort," presented by Grace Cordial: noon Nov. 21, Beaufort Yacht and Sailing Club, 30 Yacht Club Drive, Beaufort

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

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Meeting: 7 p.m. Nov. 26, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. www.cchhi.net

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

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CHADD (Parent support group for children with ADHD) Therapeutic 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

"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

Child Abuse Prevention Association -- Open Arms Shelter Benefit: Nov. 1-15, Lulu Burgess, 917 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-524-5858

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 2, Petco, 1007 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. $100 for cats; $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

Hope Haven of the Lowcountry Darkness to Light Stewards of Children training: 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-524-2256

Intro to Mac Computers: 1-2:30 p.m. Nov. 4, St. Helena Mac Media Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6587. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

The Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce Candidate Forum: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 4, Port Royal Elementary School, 1214 Paris Ave., Port Royal. 843-525-8526

"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

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

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

Jasper Animal Rescue Mission Adoptions: 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 9, Petsmart, 322 Robert Smalls Parkway, Beaufort. $100 for cats, $125 for dogs. 843-726-7799. www.jarmission.org

AARP Driver's Safety Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 12, Hampton County Recreation Department. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-943-5163

Introduction to Computers and the Internet (for Adult Beginners): 10:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 12, St. Helena Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6487. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver's Safety Course: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 12, Colleton Regional Hospital. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-866-2313

AARP Driver's Safety Course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 13, The Haven, Bluffton. $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

Microsoft Word Basics: 10:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 14, St. Helena Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6587. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry Volunteer Information Session: 10 a.m.-noon or 4-6 p.m. Nov. 14, Bluffton Learning Center, 1-B Kittie's Landing Way, Bluffton. 843-815-6616

Intro to the iPad: 10:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 19, St. Helena Windows Computer Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6587. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver's Safety Course: noon-4 p.m. Nov. 19, Colleton Regional Hospital. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-866-2313

Intro to Photoshop for Adults: 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 19, St. Helena Windows Lab, 6355 Jonathan Francis Sr. Road, St. Helena Island. Free. 843-255-6587. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

AARP Driver's Safety Course: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 23, Pinckney Hall, Sun City Hilton Head. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-705-5692

Film-making Class at the Bluffton Library: 2-4 p.m. Nov. 23, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6547. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Miss Hilton Head Island and Miss Hilton Head Island Teen Contestant Information Meeting: 6-7:30 p.m. Nov. 25, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 864-205-1006

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

AARP Driver's Safety Course: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 7, Sea Pines Community Center, 70 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. $14; $12 for AARP members. 843-671-2594

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