Shrimp festival opens Friday in Beaufort

The 17th annual Beaufort Shrimp Festival will be held Friday and Saturday at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort. School tours will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the Craft Market opens at noon, food and beverage booths open at 6 p.m. and live music will be from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday. The 5K run/walk and Popcorn Shrimp Run will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday.

Details: 843-525-6644, info@downtownbeaufort.com, www.downtownbeaufort.com