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; Care Core National CEO Don Ryan will discuss jobs and economic impact of Care Core in Bluffton; Bill Coakley, 843-815-5604
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 Island; 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., Guiseppi'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