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Coming This Week for Oct. 15

ARTS

LITERARY

  • "Scary Stories On The Screened Porch!": 6:30 p.m. Oct. 17, Bluffton library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Free. 843-255-6503
  • KIDS AND FAMILIES

  • 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
  • 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
  • FESTIVALS/BENEFITS

  • 19th annual Ghost Tours, hosted by the Exchange Club: Benefits Child Abuse Prevention Association of Beaufort County. Evening walking or carriage ride tours, Oct. 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
  • 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
  • Cajun Festival: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 15, Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. $5; free for 12 and younger
  • 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
  • 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
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