Twenty-eight days are all that remain before the official start of this year's Beaufort Water Festival. But there's plenty going before the 56th annual celebration of music, food, art and just about anything fun you can do on the water.
Here's a list of events leading up to the opening ceremony July 15:
SUBMIT YOUR MEMORIES
In the meantime, we want our readers to share their fondest memories from past festivals. What was it like winning the bed race or almost sinking your team's raft? Were you blown away by one of the performers at the talent show? Maybe you built a family tradition around the annual event or had a memorable first date there. Let us see pictures of you and your family enjoying all things Water Festival.
We'll run our favorite submissions and photos each day during festival week. Send your submissions by July 11 to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com; or send them to Features Department, The Beaufort Gazette, P.O. Box 5727, Hilton Head Island, SC 29938; or hand-delivered to 1556 Salem Road, Beaufort or to 10 Buck Island Road, Bluffton. Be sure to include your name, where you're from and contact information.