Entertainment

Calendar of Lowcountry Events

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ARTS

Theater

  • "Dreamgirls": Through Oct. 23, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. $46-$51. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • "Into the Woods," presented by Main Street Youth Theatre: 7 p.m. Oct. 13-Oct. 15 and Oct. 21-22, 2 p.m. Oct. 16 and 23, Hilton Head Island High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $14; $6 for students. 843-689-6246. www.msyt.org
  • "Always Patsy Cline," presented by the Beaufort Theatre Company: Oct. 14-15, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $18-$22. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Time Stands Still," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: 8 p.m. Oct. 19, 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29 and Nov. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 and 2 p.m. Oct. 23, 30 and Nov. 6, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Opening night reception after Oct. 20 show. Talkbacks after Oct. 26 and Nov. 1 shows. $30; $28 for seniors; $15 for students and military. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com
  • "Pippin," presented by May River Theatre Co.: 8 p.m. Oct. 28, 29, Nov. 4, 5, 11 and 12; 3 p.m. Oct. 30, Nov. 6 and 13, Bluffton Town Hall's Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. $20. 843-815-5581. www.mayrivertheatre.com
  • "The Sound of Music," presented by Hilton Head Preparatory School's Performing Arts Department: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2 and 7:30 p.m. Nov. 5 and 2 p.m. Nov. 6, Hilton Head Island High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $20; $15 for seniors 60 and older; $10 for students. 843-304-6280. www.hhprep.org
  • "Quilting the Sun," presented by Natalie Daise: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and Nov. 17-19, 3 p.m. Nov. 13 and 20, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $17; $12 for students 13 and older; $7 for children 12 and younger; $12 for groups of 10 or more. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Guys and Dolls Jr.," presented by the Beaufort Children's Theatre: Nov. 18-20, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "The Drowsy Chaperone": Dec. 7-31, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • "The Baristas," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: Jan. 17-29, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057. www.hiltonheadtheatre.com
  • "Lend Me a Tenor": Feb. 7-26, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • "Diary of Adam and Eve," presented by the Beaufort Theatre Company: Feb. 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Spring Awakening," presented by Savannah College of Art and Design's Performing Arts Department: 8 p.m. Feb. 29-March 3, Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $20; $15 for seniors or military. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," presented by the Beaufort Theatre Company: March 15-18, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Driving Miss Daisy": March 17-April 1, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • "The Clean House," presented by South Carolina Repertory Company: March 22-April 8, South Carolina Repertory Company, 136B Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-2057
  • "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying": April 25-May 27, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • "Wizard of Oz," presented by the Beaufort Children's Theatre: May 17-20, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Shout! The Mod Musical": June 19-July 29, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787. www.artshhi.com
  • Dance
  • "Off the Wall and Onto the Stage: Dancing the Art of Jonathan Green," presented by the Columbia City Ballet: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 14-15, Gaillard Auditorium, 77 Calhoun St., Charleston. $45-$60. www.ticketmaster.com
  • Zydeco dance party with Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 8 p.m. Oct. 22, American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St., Savannah. $30. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • "Swan Lake," the Bolshoi Ballet in HD: 3 p.m. Oct. 30, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $16; $8 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "The Nutcracker," presented by Hilton Head Dance Theatre: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11, 12, 18 and 19 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 and 19, Hilton Head Island High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. $25; $18 for students 18 and younger and seniors 60 and older; $15 for children 12 and younger. 843-842-3262. www.hhdt.org
  • "Coppelia," the Bolshoi Ballet in HD: 7 p.m. Dec. 19, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $16; $8 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • Music
  • R. Steven Branyon, organist: noon Oct. 14, St. Luke's Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Free
  • Donizetti's "Anna Bolena," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Oct. 15, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • Terry "Doc" Handy, presented by The Coastal Jazz Association: 5 p.m. Oct. 16, The Westin Savannah Harbor Golf Resort & Spa, 1 Resort Drive, Savannah. $10; free for members. 912-920-1317. www.coastal-jazz.org
  • Shostakovich's "String Quartet No. 1 in C Major, Op. 49" and Brahms "Sextet No. 2 in G Major" performed by violinists Frances Hsieh and Alan Molina, violists Ben Weiss and Nonoko Okada and cellists Timothy O'Malley and Luiza Durisova, presented by Chamber Music Charleston: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 17, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. $20; $5 for students. 843-763-4941. www.chambermusiccharleston.org
  • Organist David Buice, presented by the Lowcountry chapter of American Guild of Organists: noon, Oct. 21, The Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. www.sthelenas1712.org
  • "Brahms: A German Requiem," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 222 E. Harris St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • "Pickin' By the River": noon-5 p.m. Oct. 22, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. 843-379-9084
  • Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 3 p.m. Oct. 22, American Legion Post 135, 1108 Bull St., Savannah. $20; $5 for children younger than 12. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • Works of Beethoven, Brahms, Chopin, Rachmaninoff and Ravel by pianist Baron Fenwick: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Magnolia Hall, Sun City Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-705-5179
  • Flutist Susan Conant, presented by Fripp Island Friends of Music: 5 p.m. Oct. 23, Fripp Island Community Center, Fripp Island. $20; $10 for students. Free Fripp pass at gate. Attendees are invited to join the artist at a catered event after the performance. 843-838-6655. www.islc.net/friendsofmusic
  • Savannah Folk Music Society concert, featuring Gove Scrivenor: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 23, Ships of the Sea Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Savannah. $10; $8 for members; $5 for children and students. 912-786-6953. www.savannahfolk.org
  • Lunch and Listen, featuring Kirk Dempsey: noon-1 p.m. Oct. 24, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6439. abrewer@bcgov.net
  • Singer/songwriters Tony Arata and Jill Knight: 8 p.m. Oct. 28, Tybee Post Theater, 10 Van Horn, Tybee Island, Ga. $25. 912-525-5050. www.tybeeposttheater.org
  • Mozart's "Don Giovanni," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Oct. 29, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Piano Dedication Concert," featuring pianist Kaisaer Ainiwaer: 11 a.m. Nov. 1, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free. To attend post-concert luncheon, call 843-681-8333 for reservations.
  • Organist Dr. Christopher Young, presented by the Lowcountry chapter of American Guild of Organists: noon, Nov. 4, The Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. www.sthelenas1712.org
  • Josh Hisle in concert: 8 p.m. Nov. 4, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $10. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • Wagner's "Siegfried," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12 p.m. Nov. 5, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • Haydn, Kreisler, Brahms and Peter Schickele by cellist Edward Arron, violinist Aaron Boyd, pianist Gilles Vonsattel and clarinetist Todd Palmer, presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Festival Series Chamber Music Concert: 5-7 p.m. Nov. 6, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $40. 843-208-8246. www.uscb.edu/festivalseries
  • Audra McDonald, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 9, Trustees Theater, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $25-$72. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • Lunch and Listen, featuring Chris Jones: noon-1 p.m. Nov. 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6439. abrewer@bcgov.net
  • Organist Dr. Jared Johnson, presented by the Lowcountry chapter of American Guild of Organists: noon, Nov. 18, The Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church St., Beaufort. Free. www.sthelenas1712.org
  • Glass' "Satyagraha," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Nov. 19, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Tchaikovsky & Beethoven," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Nov. 19, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Handel's "Rodelind," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:30 p.m. Dec. 3, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • The Ruth Moody Band: 8 p.m. Dec. 3, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $20-$50. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Gounod's "Faust," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Dec. 10, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • Lunch and Listen, featuring Chris Jones: noon-1 p.m. Dec. 12, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Free. 843-255-6439. abrewer@bcgov.net
  • "Holiday Pops: The Festive Season," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16-17, Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, 222 E. Harris St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • "The Enchanted Island," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Jan. 21, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Chamber Music Concert No. 2 -- Works for Winds, Violin and Piano," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 5 p.m. Jan. 21, Skidaway Island United Methodist Church, 54 Diamond Causeway, Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Wagner's "Gotterdammerung," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12 p.m. Feb. 11, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "Spring Awakening: Bruch and Schumann," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. Feb. 11, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 13, Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St., Savannah. $55. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • Verdi's "Ernani," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. Feb. 25, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 6:30 p.m. March 1, Trustees Theater, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $28-$80. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • "Chamber Music Concert No. 3 -- Brass Recital," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 5 p.m. March 4, Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Massenet's "Manon," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12 p.m. April 7, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • Verdi's "La Traviata," presented by Metropolitan Opera Live in HD: 12:55 p.m. April 14, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $20. 843-521-4145. www.uscb.edu
  • "A Night of Great Opera," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. April 21, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • "Chamber Music Concert No. 4 -- Beethoven, Dohnayi and Naughtin," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 5 p.m. April 22, Telfair Academy, 121 Barnard St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Soprano Sandrine Piau, presented by the Savannah Musical Festival Live Concert Series: 6:30 p.m. April 23, Wesley Monumental United Methodist Church, 429 Abercorn St., Savannah. $45. 912-525-5050. www.savannahmusicfestival.org
  • "Season Finale: Schubert & Bruckner," presented by the Savannah Philharmonic: 7:30 p.m. May 19, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. 912-525-5050. www.savannahphilharmonic.org
  • Rehearsals
  • Hilton Head Barbershop Chorus: Guests and prospective members welcome. 3-6 p.m. Mondays, Country Club of Hilton Head in Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-7233, 843-681-9480. www.hiltonheadbarbershoppers.org
  • Beaufort Belles women's chorus: New members welcome. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Mondays, Baptist Church of Beaufort, Church Street, Beaufort. 843-524-1888, 843-838-5787. www.beaufortbelles.com
  • 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
  • Hilton Head Jazz Ensemble: The group plays Big Band charts. Guests welcome. 7-9 p.m. Mondays, Plantation House, Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2284. lv2cook@roadrunner.com
  • Lowcountry Chorale: Men and women invited. 6:45 p.m. Tuesdays, St. John's Lutheran Church, 157 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. 843-521-1017
  • Visual Arts and Exhibits
  • "Six Artists One Palette" -- an exhibit by six artists using the same palette set-up, exploring individual motifs: Exhibit runs through Oct. 29, Art League of Hilton Head, Walter Greer Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060. www.artleaguehhi.org
  • "Not Just Giving Peace A Chance, But Bringing It Back In Style" -- the stained glass art of Ragtime: Exhibits runs through Oct. 31, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-379-27872. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Fresh Paint" -- oil paintings of Murray Sease, presented by The Society of Bluffton Artists: Exhibit runs through Nov. 5, Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, corner of Church and Calhoun streets, Bluffton. 843-757-6586. www.sobagalleries.com
  • "Exposition d'Art" -- assemblage of art and decor by Chris Clayton, Mary Ann Hart, Judy Saylor McElynn and Anita Stephens: Exhibit runs through Nov. 22, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223
  • Photography of Robert Ovelman, presented by Osher Lifelong Learning Institute: Exhibit runs through Dec. 2, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, Pineland Station, Suite 304A, Hilton Head Island. Free
  • "The Life and Times of Congressman Robert Smalls, 1839-1915," traveling exhibit of the South Carolina State Museum: Exhibit runs through Dec. 20, Verdier House, 801 Bay St., Beaufort. $10; free for members of Historic Beaufort Foundation. 843-379-6335
  • "A Burst of Color" -- the art of Les Bonnes Artistes: Exhibit runs through Dec. 23, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island
  • "Icons of the Lowcountry" -- Fiber art by Barbara James: Opening reception 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 18, University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts Gallery, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs Oct. 17-Nov. 20. 843-521-4145
  • Old Town Bluffton's Fall Art Walk: 4-7 p.m. Nov. 4, various shops, galleries and restaurants in old town Bluffton
  • Opening reception for "The Man Show": 4-7 p.m. Nov. 4, Four Corners Gallery, 1263 May River Road, Bluffton. Exhibit runs through Nov. 24. 843-757-8185
  • Story quilts by Dorothy Montgomery, inspired by Harriet Powers: Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Nov. 4, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. Exhibit runs through December. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "New Harmonies: Celebrating American Roots Music" -- a Smithsonian exhibit that celebrates the music woven into the fabric of American history and culture: Exhibit runs Dec. 17-Feb. 4, Beaufort library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. 843-255-6439. abrewer@bcgov.net
  • Open Studios and Classes
  • "Wildlife in Oil (or Acrylic)," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-noon Mondays through Nov. 7, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Clothed Model Studio," with Joyce Nagel: 1-4 p.m. Mondays through Oct. 31, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120, plus $20 model fee for members; $140, plus $20 model fee for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Dynamic Acrylics with a Flair," with Mary Kelly: 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Nov. 15, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Printmaking -- Etching to Embossing," with Barbara Snow: 9 a.m.-noon Wednesdays through Nov. 16, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "3 Color Palette -- Color Choices and Mixing," with Mary Jane Martin: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 13, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $75. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "So You Want To Be a Painter: A Survey of Various Paint Media," with Art Academy team: 1-4 p.m. Mondays, Oct. 17-Nov. 7, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Realism! Painting It in Watercolor," with Ted Jordan: 9 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Oct. 25-Dec. 6 (no class Nov. 22), Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $180 for members; $210 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Sculpture in the Round or Relief," with Alexandra Sharma: 1-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 26-Dec. 7, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $210 for members; $245 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Landscape in Medium of Your Choice," with Don & Joyce Nagel: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Basic Watercolor," with Michael Pearson: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $100. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Designing Paintings Using Photo References," with Ellen Long: 1-3 p.m. Oct. 17-18, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $100. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Textured Surfaces and Representational Painting in Acrylics," with Diane S. Dean: 9:30 a.m.-noon Oct. 19-20, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Anything Goes in Water Mixable Oils," with Jay Kenaga: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 19-21, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $125. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Plein Air Workshop," with Gloria Dalvini: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 24-26, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $150. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Designing Great Starts with Texture and Form," with Pat Dews -- A Popcorn and a Video presentation: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 26, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $5. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Underpainting Techniques for Canvas and Paper," with Mary Jane Martin: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 27, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $50. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "Oil and Acrylic Workshop," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 27-28, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Abstract Landscape By Design (All Media)," with Alexandra Sharma: 1-4 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 27-Dec. 8, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $210 for members; $245 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Fall Florals in Watercolor," with Michael Pearson: 1-4 p.m. Oct. 27, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $50. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "From Pine Trees to Palmettos: Watercolor Landscape," with Alexandra Sharma: 9 a.m.-noon Fridays, Oct. 28-Dec. 9, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $210 for members; $245 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Understanding Shadows" -- photography/drawing class with Linda Sheppard: 6-9 p.m. Oct. 28, 7:30-9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, ARTLOFTS, 208B Carteret St., Beaufort. $150. 843-379-4633
  • "Exploration of Acrylic Gels & Mediums for Watermedia," with Lynda Potter: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Value & Intensity," with Michael Pearson: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, BAA Studio of the Beaufort Art Association Gallery, 913 Bay St., Beaufort. $100. 843-838-1288. baastudio@yahoo.com. www.beaufortartassociation.com/baa_studio
  • "How to Best Frame Your Artwork," with Ted Jordan: 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 31, Art Academy of Hilton Head, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $30 for members; $35 for nonmembers. 843-842-5738. academy@artleaguehhi.org
  • "Photoshop for Artists," with Diane S. Dean: 9 a.m.-noon Nov. 2-3, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Plein Air Knife Painting," with Daryl Urig: 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 4-5, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $155 for members; $175 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Introduction to Pastel Painting Workshop," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 10-11, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts: 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Plein Air Knife Sketching," with Doug Corkern: 9:30 a.m.-noon Nov. 12 or Nov. 19, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $60 for members; $70 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "The Figure in Pastel," with Marilyn Dizikes: 1-4 p.m. Nov. 15-17, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $90 for members; $105 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • "Painting Feelings in Watermedia," with Linda Sheppard: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-18, ARTLOFTS, 208B Carteret St., Beaufort. $200. 843-379-4633
  • "Introduction to Italic Calligraphy Workshop," with Dennis Lake: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 8-9, Society of Bluffton Artists' Center for Creative Arts, 48 Boundary St., Bluffton. $120 for members; $140 for nonmembers. 843-247-2868
  • Film
  • Entries sought for sixth annual Beaufort International Film Festival: Deadline is Nov. 15. Festival is Feb. 15-19. Categories for competition are features, documentaries, short films, student films, animation and screenplays. www.beaufortfilmfestival.com
  • "SENNA": Oct. 14-20, Mann's Park Plaza Cinema, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. $6.50 matinee; $8.50 evenings. 843-715-0479. www.sennamovie.com
  • "TURTLE: The Incredible Journey," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Oct. 17, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "Mars," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.swervepictures.com/mars.htm
  • "In the Heat of the Night," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. Oct. 22, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "The Haunting" (1963): 4-6 p.m. Oct. 24 and 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 31, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503
  • "Midnight in Paris," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Oct. 24, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • Movie in the Park: "Beetlejuice," presented by Main Street Beaufort USA: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. 843-525-6644
  • 14th annual Savannah Film Festival: Oct. 29-Nov. 5, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $5-$10; $3-$5 for students, seniors and military; free with SCAD ID. 912-525-5050. www.savannahboxoffice.com, www.scad.edu/filmfest
  • "Brighton Rock," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Nov. 4, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "World's Largest," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. Nov. 16, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.worldslargestdoc.com
  • "The Guard," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Nov. 18, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "Toast," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Nov. 22, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "The Tree," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Dec. 1, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "I Am," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Dec. 8, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "The Names of Love," Emerging Pictures series presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort Center for the Arts: 7 p.m. Dec. 12, University of South Carolina Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. $8; $7 for seniors and military; $6 for students. 843-521-4145. www.emergingcinemas.com/series/now-playing-coming-soon
  • "A Streetcar Named Desire," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. Jan. 13, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "NY EXPORT: Opus Jazz," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. Feb. 6, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. http://opusjazz.com
  • "Repulsion," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. Feb. 17, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Taxi Driver," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. March 3, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "We Still Live Here," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. March 15, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.makepeaceproductions.com/wampfilm.html
  • "Sahkanaga," presented by the Southern Circuit of Independent Film: 8 p.m. April 9, Lucas Theatre for the Arts, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah. $8. 912-525-5050. www.sahkanaga.com
  • "M," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. April 14, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Rashomon," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. April 28, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Casablanca," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. June 23, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Forrest Gump," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 7, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Cape Fear," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 14, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • "Breakfast at Tiffany's," film and discussion presented by Savannah College of Art and Design Cinema Circle: 7 p.m. July 28, Trustees Theater, 216 E. Broughton St., Savannah. $8; $6 for seniors, students and military. 912-525-5051. www.scadboxoffice.com
  • Literary
  • "Scary Stories On The Screened Porch!": 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503
  • Hilton Head Library Book Club --"Let the Great World Spin," by Colum McCann: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6520. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
  • Book signing with Bubba H.H. Von Harten, author of "Little Geech: A Shrimper's Story": 10 a.m.-noon Beaufort Bookstore, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort; and 1-3 p.m. Oct. 22, McIntosh Book Shoppe, 919 Bay St., Beaufort. 843-525-1066
  • Pulitzer Prize winner and journalist Tony Horwitz, author of "Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid that Sparked the Civil War," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon, Oct. 28, Hampton Hall Clubhouse, Bluffton. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven" & Other Creepy Tales: 4-4:45 p.m. Oct. 28, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503
  • Discussion with Roger Pinckney, author of "Little Glory": 1 p.m. Nov. 2, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503
  • Adrienne McDonnell, author of "The Doctor and the Diva," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon Nov. 3, Moss Creek Clubhouse, Bluffton. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Hilton Head Library Book Club -- "Room," by Emma Donoghue: 6:30 p.m. Nov. 15, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6520. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
  • C.J. Lyons, author of "Blind Faith," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon Dec. 7, Sea Pines Country Club, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Hilton Head Library Book Club -- "State of Wonder," by Ann Patchett: 6:30 p.m. Jan 17, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6520. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
  • Jessica Speart, author of "Winged Obsession," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon Jan. 26, Dockside Restaurant, 1699 11th St., Port Royal. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Hilton Head Library Book Club -- "The Known World," by Edward P. Jones: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 21, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6520. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
  • Lisa See, author of "Dreams of Joy," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon Feb. 23, Holiday Inn, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Michael Parker, author of "Virginia Lovers," presented by University of South Carolina Beaufort's Lunch With Author series: noon March 14, Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. $42. 843-521-4147. kingsley@uscb.edu
  • Hilton Head Library Book Club -- "The Paris Wife," by Paula McLain: 6:30 p.m. March 20, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6520. www.beaufortcountylibrary.org
  • Comedy
  • Pat Godwin, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Oct. 13, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Oct. 14-15, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 at Bluffton location; $10 at Beaufort location. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • "IMPROV!," presented by Savannah College of Art and Design's Department of Performing Arts: 8 p.m. Oct. 13-15 and 3 p.m. Oct. 16, Mondanaro Theatre, 217 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Savannah. $10. 912-525-5050
  • Comedy night with Big E: 8-11 p.m. Oct. 14, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beafort. $10. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • Carl LaBove, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Oct. 18-19, The Kingfisher, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island; 8 p.m. Oct. 20, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Oct. 21-22, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 a person at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations; $10 a person in Beaufort. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • Trailer Park Boys: 8 p.m. Oct. 18, Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St., Charleston. $29-$37. 843-853-2252. www.charlestonmusichall.com
  • Derek Richards, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Oct. 25-26, The Kingfisher, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island; 8 p.m. Oct. 27, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Oct. 28-29, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 a person at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations; $10 a person in Beaufort. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • Mark Klein, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Nov. 1-2, The Kingfisher, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island; 8 p.m. Nov. 3, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Nov. 4-5, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 a person at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations; $10 a person in Beaufort. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • Tony Deyo: 8:30 and 11 p.m. Nov. 5, Comedy Vortex at the Wormhole, 2307 Bull St., Savannah. $15. www.wormholebar.com
  • Spanky Brown, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Nov. 8-9, The Kingfisher, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island; 8 p.m. Nov. 10, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Nov. 11-12, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 a person at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations; $10 a person in Beaufort. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • Billy Gardell: 7 p.m. Nov. 12, Johnny Mercer Theater, 301 W. Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah. $20-$60. 800-351-7469, 912-651-6556. www.savannahga.gov
  • Ritchie Minervini, presented by Hilton Head Comedy Club's "The Lowcountry Comedy Series": 8 p.m. Nov. 15-16, The Kingfisher, 18 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island; 8 p.m. Nov. 17, Corks Neighborhood Wine Bar, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton; and 9 p.m. Nov. 18-19, Tides Lounge, Holiday Inn Beaufort, 2225 Boundary St., Beaufort. $12 a person at Hilton Head Island and Bluffton locations; $10 a person in Beaufort. Reservations recommended. 843-681-7757
  • Culinary
  • Third annual Pie and Cake Contest, presented by Gullah Museum Hilton Head Island: 5-7:30 p.m. Oct. 19, 187 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-3254. www.gullahmuseumhhi.org
  • Inaugural International Food & Art Festival, hosted by Colleton County Arts Council and the Lowcountry International Society: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, East Washington Street, Walterboro. Free admission. www.colletoncountyarts.com
  • 23rd annual Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival: Benefits Congregation Mickve Israel. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Forsyth Park, Savannah. Free; food and beverage available for purchase. 912-233-1547. www.mickveisrael.org
  • 22nd annual Taste of the Season, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce: 6-9 p.m. Nov. 11, Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island. $45. www.hiltonheadchamber.org
  • KIDS AND FAMILIES
  • "Mandalas and More," with Jean Norton-Torjussen: Ages 9-12. 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Nature Art," with Tina B. Fripp: Ages 6-9. 4-5:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 27, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • Storytime for ages 3-7: 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 25, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6479
  • Zerbini Multi-Cultural Family Circus: 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. through Oct. 16, Eagle's Baseball Field, 155 Buck Island Road, Bluffton. $14. www.blufftoncircus.com
  • Kids College Fall Festival: 6 p.m. Oct. 14, Kids College, 17 Goethe Road, Bluffton. $2 a child. 843-757-9150. www.kidscollegellc.com
  • "Pajama Night" with stories, crafts, lemonade and cookies: 5:30-7 p.m. Oct. 18, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $5 a child; $2.50 for additional siblings; free for parents and children younger than 2. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org
  • Second annual South Carolina Scarecrow Walkabout, hosted by Sea Pines Montessori: Benefits Sea Pines Forest Preserve. 12:30-3 p.m. Oct. 22, Sea Pines Forest Preserve Fish Island, Hilton Head Island. $5 a family and $5 for Sea Pines gate pass. 843-785-2534. www.spma.com
  • Yo Gabba Gabba Live!: 3 and 6 p.m. Oct. 25, North Charleston Coliseum Performing Arts Center, 5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston. $28-$38. 843-529-5050. www.coliseumpac.com
  • "Bedtime Storytime" -- Halloween favorites for kids: 6:45 p.m. Oct. 26, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6510
  • Trick or Treat in Downtown Beaufort, presented by Main Street Beaufort USA: 5-6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Bay Street, Beaufort. Free. 843-525-6644
  • Movie in the Park: "Beetlejuice," presented by Main Street Beaufort USA: 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. 843-525-6644
  • "Radical Riveting," with Peggy Carvell: Ages 11-16. 4-5:30 p.m. Nov. 1-3 and Nov. 8-10, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, but scholarships available. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Pajama Night" with stories, crafts, lemonade and cookies: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 15, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $5 a child; $2.50 for additional siblings; free for parents and children younger than 2. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org
  • "Paper Making," with Deanna Bowdish: Ages 10-16. 4-5:30 p.m. Nov. 15-17 and Nov. 29-Dec. 1, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, but scholarships available. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • Family Turkey Shoot: 7 a.m. Nov. 19, Parris Island Rod & Gun Club, Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island. $2 a shot. Bring your guns. No scopes and barrels longer than 32 inches. Club provides ammunition. 843-524-5577
  • "Printmaking," with Deanna Bowdish: Ages 10-16. 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, but scholarships available. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Writing for the Stage," with Heather Denardo: Ages 9-16. 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, but scholarships available. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Ornament Creations," with Jean Norton-Torjussen: Ages 6-9. 4-5:30 p.m. Dec. 6-8 and Dec. 13-15, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St., Beaufort. $50, but scholarships available. 843-379-2787. www.artworksinbeaufort.org
  • "Pajama Night" with stories, crafts, lemonade and cookies: 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 20, The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum, 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. $5 a child; $2.50 for additional siblings; free for parents and children younger than 2. 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org
  • Ongoing events
  • The Sandbox, An Interactive Children's Museum: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesdays-Saturdays. 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Fall programs include "Food Art: Creative Nutrition for Kids" at 3:45 p.m. Tuesdays; "Music and Me: Create an interactive music book and a sing-along music track" at 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays; and "Imagination Hour" at 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. $6 for adults and children older than 2. Additional $5 for "Music and Me." 843-842-7645. www.thesandbox.org
  • OUTDOORS/WILDLIFE
  • "What Is the Name of That Plant?," guided walk with Jack Greenshields, Master Naturalist and docent: 10 a.m. Oct. 19, Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-9246
  • "A Woodland Ramble," guided walk with Joan Shulman, former chairwoman of the Audubon Newhall Preserve Committee: 10 a.m. Oct. 24, Audubon Newhall Preserve, Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-842-9246
  • "Star Night," a program about the night sky with Marie McClune and Kristen Mattson: 7-9 p.m. Oct. 26, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn's Discovery House, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. $7. Reservations required. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. www.coastaldiscovery.org
  • FESTIVALS/BENEFITS
  • 60th annual Savannah Greek Festival Event Summary: Oct. 13-15, Hellenic Center, 14 W. Anderson St., Savannah. Free until 4 p.m. and $2 after 4 p.m. Oct. 13-15; $2 Oct. 15. 912-236-8256
  • 19th annual Ghost Tours, hosted by the Exchange Club: Benefits Child Abuse Prevention Association of Beaufort County. Evening walking or carriage ride tours, Oct. 14-15, 21-23 and 27-30, downtown Beaufort. Walking tours are $12; Carriage tours are $20, but $10 for children ages 3-11. Reservations requested. 843-524-4678
  • Carteret Street United Methodist Church bazaar: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Carteret Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-524-3841. www.carteretstumc.org
  • Yard Sale By Kids and For Kids: 9 a.m.-noon, Oct. 15, Pritchardville Elementary School parking lot, Pritchardville.
  • Hilton Head Plantation Craft Group Annual Sale: Benefit Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8407
  • Wesley United Methodist Church bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 15, Wesley United Methodist Church, Duke and West streets, Beaufort. 843-524-5918
  • Cajun Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for 12 and younger
  • Seventh annual Edisto Fall Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Jungle Road, Edisto Island. 843-869-3867. www.edistochamber.com
  • Pirate-Themed Festival of the Sea: noon-5 p.m. Oct. 15, Paris Avenue, Port Royal. 843-470-1110. Free. www.oldvillageportroyal.com
  • South Carolina Waterfowl Association Beaufort Chapter Banquet: Benefits conservation efforts by South Carolina Waterfowl Association Beaufort. 5:30 p.m. Oct. 15, Beaufort Academy, 240 Sams Point Road, Beaufort. $35; $55 for a couple; free for children younger than 16. 843-252-7641. www.scwa.org
  • Seventh annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival -- Boat Parade and Blessing of the Fleet: 2 p.m. Oct. 16, Church of The Cross, 110 Calhoun St., Bluffton. Free. 843-757-2583. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com
  • 18th annual Polo for Charity, coordinated by the Rotary Club of Okatie: noon Oct. 16, Rose Hill Plantation, Bluffton. $10 in advance; $15 at the gate; children younger than 12 are free. 843-568-1244. rotarypolo@hotmail.com
  • TommyPalooza Benefit: Benefits Tommy Sims, local musician recovering from surgery. 5 p.m.-1 a.m. Oct. 16, Hilton Head Island Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. Donations accepted. 305-407-5638. tommypaloozabenefitteam@gmail.com. www.tommypalooza.blogspot.com
  • Doggone Desserts Birthday Benefit: Benefits Walk By Faith Ministry. Free desserts. Dog adoptions. 2-5 p.m. Oct. 16, 3775 Argent Blvd., Okatie. 843-338-2219. www.walkbyfaithministry.com
  • Seventh annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival -- Oyster Roast and Tour of Waddell Mariculture Center: 5:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Waddell Mariculture Center, 211 State Road, Bluffton. $25. Reservations required. 843-815-2472, 843-815-2474. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com
  • Seventh annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival -- Kayak Tours on the May River: 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Oct. 18, Bluffton Oyster Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. $20 for 8 a.m. tour; $25 for the 10 a.m. tour; free for kayak owners. Reservations required. 843-684-3296. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestial.com
  • Grand Opening of Port Hilton Head: Benefits LowCountry Red Cross and Hilton Head Humane Society. 5-8 p.m. Oct. 19, Port Hilton Head, 421 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. $15 in advance; $20 at the door. 843-689-7526. sales@wecelebrateyou.com
  • Seventh annual Historic Bluffton Arts and Seafood Festival -- Author Night with Mary Kay Andrews and Karen White: 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19, Rotary Community Center at Oscar Frazier Park, Shults Road, Bluffton. $5 donation to Port Royal Sound Foundation. Reservations required. 843-815-2472, 843-815-2474. www.blufftonartsandseafoodfestival.com
  • "Fall Festival of Homes & Gardens," presented by Historic Beaufort Foundation: Tours, lectures and a luncheon, Oct. 21-23, various locations. $45-$215. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org
  • Multi Family Yard Sale and Friends Book Sale: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, Pratt Library, Wilson Street, Ridgeland
  • Family Health Month Celebration: Benefits Memory Matters. Healtthy tastings, group classes and blood drive. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 22, The Center for Health & Fitness, 2 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-842-3359. www.thecenterhhi.com
  • Third annual Habersham Harvest Festival: noon-6 p.m. Oct. 22, Habersham Marketplace, Beaufort. Free. www.habershamharvestfestival.com
  • "Tribute to the Stars" Dinner Show: Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs of the Lowcountry. 8 p.m. Oct. 22, Crowne Plaza Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. $65. 843-227-9079. www.tributetothestarsshow.com
  • 10th annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance: Oct. 28-Nov. 6. 843-785-7469. www.hhiconcours.com
  • Old Fort Baptist Church Fall Festival: 5:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 29, Old Fort Baptist Church, 1544 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. 843-524-4037
  • Church of the Palms United Methodist Fall Bazaar: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 29, Church of the Palms United Methodist, 1425 Okatie Highway, Okatie. 843-379-1888
  • Inaugural International Food & Art Festival, hosted by Colleton County Arts Council and the Lowcountry International Society: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 29, East Washington Street, Walterboro. Free admission. www.colletoncountyarts.com
  • "Oysters By the Bay," hosted by Technical College of the Lowcountry Foundation: Benefits Technical College of the Lowcountry scholarship fund. 6-10 p.m. Oct. 29, Technical College of the Lowcountry Beaufort Campus, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. $25. 843-525-8294. www.tcl.edu/oysters
  • 23rd annual Shalom Y'all Jewish Food Festival: Benefits Congregation Mickve Israel. 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 30, Forsyth Park, Savannah. Free; food and beverage available for purchase. 912-233-1547. www.mickveisrael.org
  • Belk Fall Chairty Sale Event: In exchange for a $5 donation, customers receive $5 off first purchase and discounts throughout the store. Benefits participating schools and nonprofits. 6-10 a.m. Nov. 5, Belk, The Mall at Shelter Cove, Hilton Head Island
  • Parish Church of St. Helena Fall Bazaar: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Nov. 5, Parish House, 507 Newcastle St., Beaufort. Bazaar preview will be 5-7 p.m. Nov. 4.
  • Fourth annual Lowcountry Arts Festival: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 5, Lowcountry Store, 736 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island. 843-838-4646. info@lowcountrystore.com
  • Inaugural Bluffton International & Craft Beer Festival: 2-6 p.m. Nov. 5, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. Free entrance. Tickets to sample beers are $10 in advance, $15 at the door. 843-757-8520. www.blufftonbeerfest.com
  • Hilton Head Hospital Auxiliary annual Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale: Benefits those community members who need help purchasing prescription medications. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 9-11, Hilton Head Hospital lobby, 25 Hospital Center Blvd., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-8246
  • Hilton Head Hospital Auxiliary annual Holiday Boutique and Bake Sale: Benefits those community members who need help purchasing prescription medications. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 16-17, Coastal Carolina Hospital, 1000 Medical Center Drive, Hardeeville. 843-689-8246
  • 1940s Big Band Swing Gala to honor Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island's founder Dr. Jack McConnell: Benefits Volunteers in Medicine and The Junior Jazz Foundation. 6-10 p.m. Nov. 17, Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa, Palmetto Dunes, 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island. $100; or $1,200 for a preferred table of eight. 843-689-6612. www.vimclinic.org
  • Beaufort Homes for the Holidays "Coastal Christmas" 10th Anniversary Gala: 7 p.m. Nov. 18, St. Peter Catholic Church, 70 Lady's Island Drive, Beaufort. $75. 843-522-6510
  • Beaufort Homes for the Holidays 10th Anniversary Tour: Benefits St. Peter Catholic School Endowment. Nov. 19-20, eight private homes in Habersham. $25. Tickets are available at The Chocolate Tree, Sweet Bay on Bay and Tideland Realty, all in Beaufort.
  • Hilton Head Heart Ball: Jan. 28, Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Blvd., Hilton Head Island. $200; $2,750 for tables of eight. 843-422-4542. judy.t.caramello@heart.org
  • A Taste of Beaufort Festival: May 4-5, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free. www.downtownbeaufort.com
  • FUNDRAISING TOURNAMENTS, RACES ETC.
  • Weniger Plastic Surgery Bluffton Half Marathon and 5K Run/Walk: 8 a.m. Oct. 15, Calhoun Street Promenade, Bluffton. $25-$40 before Oct. 8; $35-$50 after Oct. 8. www.gotrisports.com/events
  • "Walk the Plank for CODA" -- Second annual 3K walk: noon Oct. 15 at Port Royal's Festival of the Sea, 8th and Paris avenues, Port Royal. 843-770-1070. www.codalowcountry.org/events
  • Fourth annual "Work that Core for a Cure": Benefits American Cancer Society. 7 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Core Pilates & Yoga, The Courtyard Building, 32 Office Park Road, Suite 306, Hilton Head Island. Donations accepted. 843-681-4267. www.workthatcore.com
  • "Fore the Troops" Golf Tournament: Benefits Wounded Warrior Project. 10 a.m. Oct. 19, Bear Creek Golf Course, Indigo Run Plantation, Hilton Head Island. $150. 843-681-1414. www.hiltonheadsupportsvets.org
  • Second annual Prince William Cycle Tour: Benefits the Yemassee Revitalization Corporation. Sixty-two- and 35-mile rides begin at Buckfield Plantation, 8 Kress Road, Yemassee, 6:30 a.m. Oct. 22. $35 with registration before Oct. 1; $45 with registration after Oct. 1. 843-441-7402. YRC_INC@live.com
  • Sixth annual NAMI Walk: Registration at 8:30 a.m. and walk at 10 a.m. Oct. 22, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-2200. www.namibeaufortcounty.com
  • "Battle of the Bags" Cornhole Tournament: 9 a.m. Oct. 22-23, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. $100 a team. 843-208-8067. www.uscbathletics.com
  • "Be A Saint" Charity Scramble: Benefits the Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Low Country. 9:30 a.m. Oct. 31, Hampton Hall Golf Club, Bluffton. $150. 843-689-2222. hhislim@gmail.com
  • "Take a Stand in the Sand, Unite -- Say No to Violence Against Women" Walk, presented by Zonta Club of Hilton Head Island: Benefits CODA, Hope Have and Lowcountry Coalition Against Human Trafficking. 9 a.m. Nov. 5, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. $20. www.zontahhi.org
  • Seventh annual Cupid's Arrow Golf Classic: Benefits patients with cancer and blood disorders at Children's Hospital at Memorial University Medical Center. 9 a.m. Nov. 5, Oldfield Golf Club, 9 Oldfield Lane, Okatie. $150. Registration deadline Oct. 31. 843-706-2055
  • PaddleFest 2011: Three- and 6-mile kayak, canoe, outrigger canoe and stand-up paddleboard races. 1 p.m. Nov. 5, Hunting Island State Park, Parking Lot J, Hunting Island. Registration at 11 a.m. day of the race or at Higher Ground, 2121 Boundary St., Beaufort, or www.active.com. 843-379-4327, 843-252-4820. higherground@hargray.com, dinahbrock@me.com. www.highergroundbeaufort.com
  • Fourth annual Light up the Links Golf Event: Benefits Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. 5:30 p.m. Nov. 12, Spanish Wells Club, 1 Brams Point Road, Hilton Head Island. $75 for golfers; $40 for nongolfers. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org
  • HEALTH AND WELLNESS
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 17, Bluffton Business Club, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. 843-757-9983
  • "Advanced Directives": 9 a.m. Oct. 18, Carolina House of Hilton Head, 35 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. Reservations requested. 843-706-2296
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 18, O.C. Welch, 4920 Independence Blvd., Hardeeville. 843-288-0207
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 20, Hampton Hall, 170 Hampton Hall Blvd., Bluffton. 843-757-5106
  • "End of Life Issues," presented by attorney Alisa Caruso: 6-7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. www.cwolawfirm.com
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 21, City of Hardeeville, 205 E. Main St., Hardeeville. 843-784-2231
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 4-7 p.m. Oct. 21, Riverview Baptist Church, 2209 Boundary St., Beaufort. 843-524-8335
  • Dance on the Beach: Zumba is 10-11 a.m. Oct. 22 and Body Jam is 11-noon, Coligny Beach, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-681-6161. info@beachcityfitness.com
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Oct. 22, The Center for Health, Fitness & Sports Performance, 2 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-5500
  • Family Health Month Celebration: Benefits Memory Matters. Healtthy tastings, group classes and blood drive. 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 22, The Center for Health & Fitness, 2 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-842-3359. www.thecenterhhi.com
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 24, The Mall at Shelter Cove, 24 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3090
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: noon-7 p.m. Oct. 25, Sun City Hilton Head, 672 Cypress Hills Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-3777
  • Skin cancer screenings with Dr. Suzanne Wheeler of Hilton Head Dermatology: 9-11:45 a.m. Oct. 26, Curves, 1012 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. Free. Reservations requested. 843-785-2999
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Oct. 27, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Beaufort. 843-525-8211
  • Blood drive, hosted by The Blood Alliance: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 31, The Mall at Shelter Cove, 24 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3090
  • Bereavement Support Group, hosted by United Hospice: 5:30-7 p.m. Nov. 10, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-0476
  • "Advanced Directives": 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. Reservations requested. 843-706-2296
  • Bereavement Support Group, hosted by United Hospice: 5:30-7 p.m. Dec. 8, United Hospice, 1605 North St., Beaufort. Free. 843-522-0476
  • LECTURES/PRESENTATIONS
  • Expert Colin Brooker on "Worldwide Tabby Architecture," presented by the Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter: 1 p.m. Oct. 18, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-363-5058. www.assc.net
  • "The Second Invasion of the Yankees -- The Age of Hunting and Timbering," with Natalie Hefter, vice president of Coastal Discovery Museum: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10 for nonmembers; $15 for nonmember couples; $8 for members; $12 for member couples. Reservations requested. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • "A Tribute to Our Military," featuring Chief Petty Officer Stephen P. Battista U.S.N. (Ret), sponsored by Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 19, Hampton Hall Club House, Bluffton. $24. 843-705-7950
  • "Afghanistan, Pakistan and the United States," discussion presented by the Middle East Forum: 1:30-3:30 p.m. Oct. 19, Hilton Head Island library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-682-2765
  • "America's Only Haven for European Refugees Escaping from the Holocaust," presented by Carol Rosenberg, former member of the Board of Directors of Safe Haven in Oswego, N.Y.: 1 p.m. Oct. 19, Palmetto Cooperative Building, 1 Cooperative Way, Hardeeville. Free. 843-671-1333
  • "Antiques for Historic Interiors," book signing, luncheon and lecture with antiques expert and author Judith Miller, hosted by the Historic Beaufort Foundation as part of the Fall Festival of House and Gardens: noon Oct. 21, Dataw Island Clubhouse, 100 Dataw Club Road, Dataw Island. $55. 843-379-3331. www.historicbeaufort.org
  • Kid's Bereavement Camp, hosted by Hospice Care of the Lowcountry: Ages 6-16. 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 22, Sergeant Jasper Park, Hardeeville. Register through Oct. 15. 843-706-2296. www.hospicecarelc.org
  • "Hilton Head Island from 1950 to 2011," with Norman Harberger, board of advisors of Heritage Library: 1:30 p.m. Oct. 25, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $10 for nonmembers; $15 for nonmember couples; $8 for members; $12 for member couples. Reservations requested. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • "Israel and Media Bias," presented by Joe Hyams, CEO of HonestReporting: 7 p.m. Oct. 25, Temple Beth Yam, 4501 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. Free
  • "Online Genealogy: Using the Web for Genealogy Research," presented by Linda Piekut: 1:30-3 p.m. Oct. 26, Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island. $25 for nonmembers; $20 for members. 843-686-6560. www.heritagelib.org
  • Kristine Dunn Johnson, author of "No Holier Spot of Ground: Confederate Monuments and Cemeteries of South Carolina," on her book and the history of Beaufort U.S. National Cemetery, presented by Beaufort County Historical Society: noon Nov. 10, Beaufort Yacht & Sailing Club, Meridian Road, Beaufort. Free. Reservations required for optional $10 lunch at 11:30 a.m. 843-524-7969. www.beaufortcountyhistoricalsociety.org
  • Chica Arndt of Coastal Georgia Archaeology Society on the Mary Musgrove site in Savannah, presented by the Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter: 1 p.m. Nov. 15, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-363-5058. www.assc.net
  • Archaeological Society of South Carolina, Hilton Head Chapter's Christmas Social: 7 p.m. Dec. 6, Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Free. 843-363-5058. www.assc.net
  • CLUBS/SPECIAL INTERESTS
  • Bridge clinics: 10 a.m.-noon, 2/1 Game Force on Tuesdays and basics on Fridays, Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. $10. 843-689-6239
  • Hilton Head Island Ski Club Monthly Social Night for skiers, non-skiers and retired skiers: 5-7 p.m. Oct. 14, Black Marlin at Palmetto Bay Marina, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4181
  • Equestrian Riding Clinic with trainer and "R" judge Bobby Dreyer, presented by iRiding Academy: 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30-4 p.m. Oct. 15-16, Lawton Stables, 190 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. $10 a day to observe. 843-671-2586
  • American Association of University Women meeting, featuring Denise K. Spencer, president and CEO of the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry: 10 a.m. Oct. 15, Seabrook House, 300 Woodhaven Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-6638
  • Car show for the South Carolina Street RevoluZion: 1-5 p.m. Oct. 16, New River Auto Mall, 93 Auto Mall Blvd., Hardeeville. Registration to show vehicles starts at 11 a.m. Free. 843-384-0744
  • Greendrinks Beaufort: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Q on Bay, 822 Bay St., Beaufort. www.facebook.com/greendrinksbeaufort
  • Camera Club of Hilton Head Island meeting, featuring presentation by Jim Crotty, a prize-winning professional photographer: 7:30 p.m. Oct. 18, Palmetto Electric Company, 111 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-301-5252. www.cchhi.net
  • Palmetto Quilt Guild meeting, featuring international quilt teacher Julie Lambert on "Freehand Quilting": 1 p.m. Oct. 20, Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $5 vistor fee. 843-785-3705. www.palmettoquiltguild.org
  • Sea Island Quilters, featuring speaker Nancy Chong on Hawaiian applique: 6 p.m. Oct. 20, Carteret Street United Methodist Church, 408 Carteret St., Beaufort. 843-525-6155
  • American Association of University Women meeting, featuring Amanda Brewer of the Beaufort library who will discuss the Smithsonian Museum's Traveling Music Exhibit: 6 p.m. Oct. 25, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Building 24, Beaufort. 843-522-2796. diana@comcast.net
  • Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce Business Conference & Expo: Nov. 4-5, Technical College of the Lowcountry, Beaufort. $39 for members; $59 for nonmembers. 843-902-4799. beaufortblack@gmail.com
  • Hilton Head Island Ski Club T.G.I.F. Social Night: Members and interested guests, skiers or non-skiers invited. 5-7 p.m. Nov. 11, Santa Fe Cafe, 807 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-4181
  • ETC.
  • Grandparents Raising Grandchildren: 6 p.m. Oct. 18, Beaufort Elementary School, 110 Carraway Drive, Beaufort. Child care provided. 843-726-1092, 843-521-2399, 843-521-3150
  • MLK Fifth Saturday Community Service Day: Breakfast 8-9 a.m. and work projects 9 a.m.-noon Oct. 29, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-681-3881
  • "Brush Up Your Skills," fall program registration at Literacy Volunteers of the Lowcountry: For a list of programs, call 843-681-6655 in Beaufort; 843-681-6655 on Hilton Head Island; or 843-815-6616 in Bluffton. www.lowcountryliteracy.org
  • University of South Carolina Beaufort Fall Campus Day: 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Nov. 12, University of South Carolina Beaufort Hilton Head Gateway campus, U.S. 278, Bluffton. Reservations requested. 843-208-8055. www.uscb.edu/campusday
  • Lowcountry Civil War Sesquicentennial Commemoration: Dec. 1-4, various locations, Hilton Head Island. $325 for four-day ticket ($375 after Nov. 10); $150 for Dec. 1; $150 for Dec. 2; $100 for Dec. 3.
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