Irish dancing classes a prelude to festival

An Irish Folk Dancing class will be offered from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Quality Inn at Beaufort Town Center on Boundary Street, Beaufort. This is a pre-event to the Beaufort Irish Festival to be held Feb. 25-27. Participants are invited to learn the art of the Irish Ceili dancing. A dancing partner is not required. Dance instruction will be provided for the third year by members of the Irish Heritage Society of Sun City Hilton Head. Requested donations are $2 a person or $5 a family with all proceeds going to Hope Haven of the Lowcountry.

Details: Wade Bishop, 843-255-6013, www.beaufortirishfestival.org