Buckwalter Place Farmers Market:
2-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Buckwalter Place, Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. 843-384-1658. More info...
Downtown Beaufort Farmers Market:
3-7 p.m. Wednesdays, West Street, Beaufort. More info...
Farmers Market of Bluffton:
2-7 p.m. Thursdays, Calhoun Street, Bluffton. More info...
Jasper County Farmers Market:
1-6 p.m. Fridays, 9935 S. Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. 843-717-3690. More info...
Port Royal Farmers Market:
8:30 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Heritage Park, Ribaut Road, Port Royal.
Union Mission needs Angels this holiday season! All you need is a caring heart and a generous spirit. There are many ways you can make a difference: fulfill a child’s wish list, donate new, unwrapped toys and gifts, provide a gift to one of Union Mission’s programs, volunteer, or make a pledge. If you’re interested in being a Union Mission Angel call 912-236-7423 or visit the website at Union Mission Dot Org.
5 million children are living in areas hit by Typhoon Haiyan, one of the most powerful storms in history. UNICEF is sending food, water and medicine to children and their families but they need your help. To donate, you can go to the website www.unicefusa.org/philippines
; call the number 1-800-FOR-KIDS; or text the word RELIEF to the 864233 to donate $10.
Oatland Island Wildlife Center will hold its’ annual Harvest Festival and Cane Grinding on Saturday, November 23rd
from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Travel back in time for an old fashioned Georgia tradition with music, food, crafts and games, plus hay rides, pony rides and the “Native Animal Nature Trail”. For more information call (912) 395-1212 or visit www.oatlandisland.org
Learn how to make your own movies with a Film Making Class at the Bluffton Library. On Saturday, November 23rd
from 2-4pm, Computer Lab Instructor Melanie Florencio will lead a 2-hour session covering the basics of storyboarding, capturing, and editing film. All materials will be provided. It’s for ages 13 and up. Space is limited, so call the Bluffton Branch Library to register at 843-255-6547.
The annual Fort Morris State Historic Site “Come and Take It!” Revolutionary War Reenactment is on Saturday, November 23rd from 11 am until 4 pm. The free event at Fort Morris includes soldier talks, musket drills, cannon demonstrations, colonial music and a wreath laying ceremony by the Sons of the American Revolution to commemorate those who served. Plus there will be a tactical skirmish and a dramatic portrayal of the correspondence between the Patriot and British officers.
The Coastal Discovery Museum will host a “Holiday Happening” on December 6th
. Special features included Roland Washington’s gumbo, a children’s holiday craft, games in the Kid Zone; a Sweetgrass class, book signings with local authors, a Public Art Exhibition presented by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry and much more. It’s Saturday December 6th
ARTworks presents Three "Santa's Art workshops" on Saturdays December 7, 14, and 21st
. Drop in for a selection of ready-to-go art projects to help you decorate the tree, stuff stockings, and spread good cheer. Artists guide you through the process and ARTWorks supplies the ornaments and craft supplies with a cost of between $5 and $15 per project. Learn more at www.artworksinbeaufort.org
Fort Pulaski will commemorate the Confederate Nog party of 1861 on Friday, December 13th and Saturday, December 14th. The long-lived Savannah tradition includes night-time tours of the historic fort by candlelight and oil lamps. Visitors will enjoy a guided tour of the fort plus hot cider and cookies, music, caroling and weapons firings. Advance reservations are required by calling (912) 786-5787.