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Have fun with all the events and festivals this summer. Shown here is the  Gatorland ski show at the Beaufort Water Festival.This year's Water Festival is July  15-24 at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort and other locations.
Have fun with all the events and festivals this summer. Shown here is the Gatorland ski show at the Beaufort Water Festival.This year's Water Festival is July 15-24 at the Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort and other locations. null

WEEKLYHabersham Farmers Market: 4-7 p.m. Fridays, 13 Market, Beaufort; Patrick Kelly, 843-846-3444. habershamfarmersmarket.comPort Royal Farmers Market: 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., every Saturday through Nov. 21 at Naval Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, in front of Beaufort Naval Hospital. portroyalfarmersmarket.com; kitbruce@charter.netBeaufort Farmers Market, Freedom Park, Bay Street and Waterfront entry. Wednesdays from 3 to 6 p.m. through Oct. 27 except for two weeks in July during Water Festival.

MAY 27-MAY 28 Fripp Island Marina Memorial Day Kingfish Tournament. Tournament fee is $250 per boat for up to 4 people. Each additional person is $60.Fish from sunrise to 6 p.m. Sat, with captain's meeting and registration from 6-7 p.m. Friday, cook out and captain's meeting from 7 p.m. at Fripp Island Marina. Call Lewis Turner at 843-838-1517.

MAY 27-29The Gullah Festival celebrates the history and culture of African Americans of the Lowcountry. Great food, crafts vendors, entertainment. At Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and other locations. For events, go to gullahfestival.org.

MAY 30Memorial Day Remembrance. As the nation and community remember those who have served our country in the Armed Forces of the United States on May 30 with a parade and services of remembrance at the Beaufort National Cemetery. W. Brown Marshel's 10th Memorial Day Community Picnic is from 1 to 4 p.m. May 30 at 1814 Greene St., Beaufort. Details: 843-525-6625.

JUNE 25Dinner theater presented by Alzheimer Family Services of Greater Beaufort will be held at 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Beaufort. Featured will be Jane Golden, in "The Oldest Living Confederate Widow." Author Allan Gurganus will sign books. Cocktail hour and silent auction at 6 p.m. Pre-performance entertainment. Tickets: $75 per person ($60 before June 1). Details: Arlene Hull at 843-521-9190

MAY 28, JUNE 11, JUNE 25, AUGUST 13 AND 27StreetMusic in Port Royal. Free concerts on Paris Ave. between 9th and 10th Street. Bring your chairs. May 28 at 6:30 p.m. "The Homemade Jamz Blues Band;" June 11 at 6:30 p.m. "Candace Woodson and the Domino Theory Band;" June 25 at 6:30 p.m "Julie Gribble" and August 13 and 27 at 6 p.m. "American Roots Music." Roots music includes bluegrass, country music, gospel. Rain location is The Shed. Details: beaufortcountyarts.com

JUNE 2Free movie "Grease" in Henry C. Chambers Water Front Park at 8 p.m.

JUNE 2-5 & JUNE 9-12 "Our Town," a play by Thorton Wilder, at the Black Box Theater at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center at 2127 Boundary St. At 8 p.m. June 2 - 4 and June 9 - 11; and at 3 p.m. June 5 and June 12. Details: 843-379-2787 or www. beaufortcountyarts.com

JUNE 6-10Garden-a-Day. Celebrate National Garden Week by viewing local gardens for free. For more information see page 15.

JUNE 11Beaufort County Gamecock Classic Golf Tournament. 9 a.m at the Sanctuary Golf Club at Cat Island 4-person scramble, Captain's Choice. $100 per player; Proceeds benefit USC scholarship athletes. Details: Linda McCarty at 521-1445.

JUNE 24-26Beaufort Summer Splash Tennis Tournament is a USTA/BTA sanctioned tournament (ages 18 and up) June 24-26. Play on clay courts at beautiful Dataw Island. Registration deadline June 18. $31 singles/$28 doubles. Register online at www.btatennis.org. Details: 843-271-0074.

JUNE 18The fifth annual Beaufort River Swim will be held at 9:15 a.m. June 18 from Port Royal Landing to the dock in downtown Beaufort. The event benefits the Beaufort County YMCA's "Learn-to-Swim" program. details: info@beaufortriverswim.com. 843-522-9622.

JULY 4Beaufort's annual Fourth of July celebration in the Town of Port Royal will feature a dual fireworks display presented by Parris Island and the Town of Port Royal. Details: 843-525-8500 or www.beaufortsc.org

JULY 15-2456th annual Water Festival. Beaufort's annual festival filled with water, air, sporting and entertainment events. Concerts, Gatorland ski show, sailing regatta and more. Go to bftwaterfestival.com for a list of events.

JULY 11-16Gullah studies summer institute at the Penn Center. "Teaching African American History: Gullah People of the Sea Islands (1862-1960)." Taught by university professors, cultural experts and artists. Details: 843- 838-2432; www.penncenter.com

SEPTEMBER 5LaborDayprogramonthe campus of the Penn Center. Music, speaker,icecream,and friedfishdinnersforsale. Open to the public. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Details: 843- 838-2432; www.penncenter.com Have fun with all the events and festivals this summer. Shown here is the Gatorland ski show at the BeaufortWater Festival. This year's Water Festival is July 15-24 at the Henry C.Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort and other locations.

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