Living well means enjoying the many delights of our Lowcountry community. This month’s calendar is a cornucopia of events, opportunities, classes, festivals and more.
Tuesdays, November 3, 10, 17 & 24
Cast Net Throwing
Local angler Scott Moody showcases his skills in this hands-on series by the Coastal Discovery Museum. Learn to open the net with every cast and hone your own skills with this Hilton Head expert from 3-4 p.m. Tuesdays in November. Beginners welcome. Bring your net, or one can be provided. Reservations required. More details.
Friday, November 6
Parish Church of St. Helena Organ Concert
Come hear the splendid Taylor & Boody organ at the Parish Church of St. Helena, 505 Church Street in downtown Beaufort. This month’s free 50-minute performance features Dr. Gregory Peterson, head of the Music Department, associate professor and college organist at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Details here.
Saturday November 7
Port Royal Farmer’s Market
Enjoy a bounty of produce, flowers, activities, local goods and much more from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in Naval Heritage Park. Check out the list of vendors you’ll find at the year-round market.
Saturday, November 7 – Sunday, November 8
Although Frank Lloyd Wright designed more than 1000 projects, there was but one plantation among them. Auldbrass, in nearby Yemassee, was among his largest and most complex projects. If you didn’t get tickets for this year’s tour, mark your calendar for November 2017. That’s the next time you’ll have a chance to walk the grounds of the privately owned architectural landmark. Learn more.
Thursday, November 12 – Saturday, November 14
Penn Center Heritage Days Celebration
This three-day event celebrates Gullah/Geechee/Sea Island history, folk arts, food, music, crafts and West African cultural legacy at the Penn School, one of the country’s first schools for formerly enslaved Africans, on St. Helena Island. Experience the 50-acre historic campus of Penn Center along with demonstrations of bateau-making, quilting, basket-making and net-making; Gullah storytellers; African drummers; dancers; gospel singers; a craft fair; a parade; a fish fry; a gospel extravaganza; and more.
Friday, November 20 – Sunday, November 23
‘Peter Pan Jr.’
Beaufort Children’s Theatre stages the Disney classic “Peter Pan Jr., an adaptation of the beloved animated film. Enjoy this modern version of a timeless tale about a boy who wouldn’t grow up! The score includes new arrangements of classic Disney songs performed by more than 75 local children ages 7-18. Tickets can be purchased online at www.uscbcenterforthearts.com. USCB Center for the Art is at 805 Carteret Street in historic downtown Beaufort. Show times and tickets.