Local Events

Local events: ART, Oct. 8

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LowCountry Shaggers: 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, Veterans of Foreign Wars, 37 Castle Rock Road, Beaufort. http://www.lowcountryshaggers.com

Beaufort Shag Club: 6:30-9 p.m. Wednesdays, AMVETS Post 70, 1831 Ribaut Road, Port Royal. Beaufortshagclub@gmail.com.

Hilton Head Carolina Shag Club Lessons: 5:45 p.m. Tuesdays; 6 to 9 p.m. Thursdays or Fridays; social dances, Dolphin Head Golf Club, 56 High Bluff Road, Hilton Head Island. $30 annual dues; $5 per-night floor charge. 843-363-6008. http://www.hhishag.com


Lowcountry Community Concert Band: 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesdays, University of South Carolina Beaufort, 1 University Blvd., Bluffton. 843-208-8247

Lowcountry Wind Symphony: 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays, ARTworks, 2127 Boundary St. Ste 18A, Beaufort Town Center. Welcoming High School through adult musicians. No auditions. Please bring music stand. 843-379-2787

Providence Presbyterian Church Friday at Noon Concert: Noon Oct. 9, Providence Presbyterian Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. http://www.lccago.org

Living Water Community Concert, presented by The Music Ministry at the Baptist Church of Beaufort: 3 p.m. Oct. 11, The Baptist Church of Beaufort, 600 Charles St., Beaufort. 843-524-3197


"Cool Abs ... Edgy Art" Exhibition: Through Nov. 1, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224

Kendra Natter Photography Exhibit: Through Dec. 6, OLLI, 2 Mathews Court, Suites B and C, Hilton Head Island. 843-208-8239.


Black Cinema: 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Lobeco library, 1862 Trask Parkway, Lobeco. Free. 843-255-6483. http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

Open studios and workshops

Rug hooking: 1 p.m. second Saturday, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6512. http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org


Bluffton Book Club: 1 p.m. third Wednesday, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6512. http://www.beaufortcountylibrary.org

An Invitation to Read and Write Poetry, featuring Audre Allison: 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Thursdays through Oct. 22, Port Royal Plantation Beach House, Port Royal. $40 annual dues; $45 registration fee. 843-842-6460. http://www.lifelonglearninghhi.com

The Friends of the Hilton Head Library Fall book sale: 1 to 5 p.m. Oct. 16; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 17, Hilton Head Library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-6532