Coming This Week for Sept. 8


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., 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

Guitar 101: 5:30 p.m., Beaufort Branch Library, Scott Street, Beaufort; 843-255-6439, abrewer@bcgov.net

Hilton Head Health Free cooking demonstration: 2:30, 4, 5:30 p.m., Farmers Market of Bluffton, old town Bluffton; Hilton Head Health chef shares culinary techniques with produce from market; www.hhhealth.com


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

Thomas Heyward Jr. Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution meeting: 2 p.m., the Clubhouse at the Islands of Beaufort; speaker will be Julie Good, Historic Beaufort Foundation executive director; details, Chapter Regent Nancy Crowther, 843-524-0134


Riding 4 Wishes Motorcycle Run: 10:30 a.m., register at Applebee's, 2338 Boundary St., Beaufort; $15; all proceeds go to Make-A-Wish Foundation; 843-524-4322

Beaufort Republican Women's Club Lunch: 11:30 a.m., Bella Luna Cafè, 859 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena Island; speaker, Charm Altman, president-elect of South Carolina Federation of Republican Women; Elaine Gantt, 843-838-9355

Yemassee Shrimp Festival Beauty Pageants: 11 a.m.-1 p.m. (newborn to 36 months); 2-4 p.m. (37 months to 10-year-olds) and 6-9 p.m. (11- to 21-year-olds), Fennell Elementary School, 131 Yemassee Highway; $35 entry fee; 843-589-2120, www.yemassee.net

Girl Scouts pancake breakfast and book sale: 7:30-9:30 a.m., Applebee's, Hilton Head Island; $5

Book signing by Randy Bazemore and Warner McGee authors of "The Legend of the Putter Frog of Frogmore, S.C.": 11 a.m.-2 p.m., McIntosh Book Shoppe, Old Bay Market Place, 917 Bay St., Beaufort; 843-524-1119

Second Saturday Movie Matinee, "Jumping the Broom": 2:30 p.m., Beaufort library, Scott Street, Beaufort; free; 843-255-6439, abrewer@bcgov.net