Beaufort's fall festival of homes begins Friday

The Historic Beaufort Foundation Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens will be held Friday through Oct. 24. The foundation's fundraiser features Beaufort's diverse architecture and interiors representing three centuries. This year's event includes a "Candlelight Walking Tour" on Friday, "Ramble Around Beaufort" and a performance by the Hallelujah Singers on Saturday, and "Kitchens & Cuisine" on Oct. 24. Tickets are available at www.historicbeaufort.org.

Tour tickets are $40 a day and $25 for the Hallelujah Singers' performance. A box lunch is available with "Ramble Around Beaufort" for $16. Tour headquarters and ticket office is the Arsenal at 713 Craven St., Beaufort.

Details: www.historicbeaufort.org, 843-379-3331