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Coming This Week for Sept. 3

TODAY

Lands End Woodland River Festival: 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Lands End Woodland Club, Lands End Road, St. Helena Island (six miles south of Penn Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive); all day performances, storytellers, health and cultural exhibits, crafts and food; $3 adults and free for ages 16 and younger; 843-838-4503, 843-838-2474

MONDAY

Penn Center Labor Day program: 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, St. Helena Island; featuring an old-fashioned fish fry, homemade ice cream, community yard sale; free and open to the public; 843-838-2432

TUESDAY

Benny Hudson Seafood's Tasteful Tuesday: 6 p.m., 175 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island; features history of Hudson family and shrimping industry; cooking demonstration will feature crab-stuffed deviled eggs, Lowcountry shrimp and grits, and sweet potato cheesecake; bring folding/beach chair; special guest will be cookbook author Pat Branning; free; reservations required; 843-682-3474

Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chapter of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association meeting: 11:30 a.m., Golden Corral, Bluffton; CareCore National CEO Don Ryan will discuss jobs and economic impact of CareCore in Bluffton; Bill Coakley, 843-815-5604

THURSDAY

Jean-Marie Cote artist reception: 5-7 p.m., Walter Greer Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head; Cote's "The Color of Life" photography exhibit with the Art League of Hilton Head runs through Oct. 1; 843-681-5060, www.artleaguehhi.org

The Heritage Library presents Larry Rowland and Steve Hoffius: 1:30 p.m., the Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 2A, Hilton Head Island; the authors will speak about "The Civil War In South Carolina: Selections from the South Carolina Historical Magazine" and sign copies; reservations required; 843-686-6560

Lowcountry Community Players' fourth annual "Bow Ties And Blue Jeans" fundraiser: 6:30-10:30 p.m., the gallery of the Colleton Center, Hampton Street, Walterboro; bow tie contests, silent and live auctions, entertainment, refreshments

"Walk to End Alzheimer's" Happy Hour Drop-in Kickoff: 4:30-5:30 p.m., Giuseppi's Pizza, Bluffton; learn more about the Oct. 29 walk and the Alzheimer's Association; light hors d'oeuvres will be served; 800-860-1444

FRIDAY

Hilton Head Island Ski Club T.G.I.F. Social Night: 5-7 p.m., Palmetto Dunes Club, 1 Carnoustie Road, Hilton Head Island; optional dinner afterward; reservations required; Bev Moran, 843-681-4181

Book signing by Pat Branning, author of "Shrimp, Collards & Grits": 4-7 p.m., Planet Hilton Head, Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island; 843-363-5177

Pet Adoption Fair: 5-7 p.m., Island Playground, Bluffton; 843-837-8383

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