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Contents Water Festival Issue 2013

Golf Beaufort and its surrounding areas have been famous for many things, its warm weather, its connection to American history, and even paranormal activity. Beaufort is also famous for another thing, however, Golf. Beaufort County’s warm climate and recurrently sunny days make it possible to play golf year- round featuring over 120 golf courses. In fact, Harbour Town Golf Links Course is host to a leg of the PGA Tour, one of the largest golf competitions in the world, The Heritage Golf Classic. Many people think of golf as a sport that is boring and uneventful. However, those that participate in the ancient game find that golf is a sport that takes great physical and mental strength, ingenuity and patience. It is a game that not even the experts can master. It is sometimes called a game of mistakes (he who makes the least mistakes wins). Golf has been called a “nice walk spoiled” because of the frustrating nature of the challenges it presents. It is a game of strategy and a game of wits, and Beaufort is one of the best places in the US to play it amongst the natural beauty of the Lowcountry. Where else can you swing a club and watch a pelican fly or a blue heron forage in the marsh? This is Golf country and the spring is the best time of year to enjoy it.

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Editor’s Letter: Golf . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 Gift Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 Town of Port Royal . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .4 Soft Shell Crab Festival . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .5 Visitors Guide . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6-7 Feature: Golfing Tips . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 Crossword . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .9 Dining & Markets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10, 11, 13 Recipes: Crab Feast . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 Historic Beaufort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .14-15 Sea Island Festival Activities & Events . . . . .16-17 Feature: Earth Day/Penn Center . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 Tides: Beaufort River & Fripp Island Inlet . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 Shopping & Services Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . .20 Dining & Market Directory . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .21 Sea Island Maps: Beaufort, Port Royal & The Surrounding Islands . . . . . . . . . .22-23 USC Beaufort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .24

The sun was warm but the wind was chill. You know how it is with an April day. - Robert Frost

Cover photo by: John Pilgreen

Tony Santagati Publisher Pam Johnson Advertising Consultant 34 Sams Point Road Beaufort, S.C. 29907 (843) 522-2111 Out of Town/Toll Free: 1-800-868-6856 Member of Beaufort County Chamber of Commerce

Volume 31 Number 5

Sea Island Scene Magazine published by Sands Publishing Company, 34 Sams Point Rd, Beaufort, SC 29907, a division of Sands, Inc. Copyright ©2013 Sands Publishing Company. Reproduction of any artwork or copy prepared by Sands Publishing Company is strictly prohibited without written consent of the publisher, Anthony S. (“Tony”) Santagati, Jr. Sea Island Scene Magazine is published and distributed “Free” every four weeks. Neither the advertisers nor the publisher will be responsible for misinformation, misprints, typographical errors, etc., herein contained.

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HEADQUARTERS Fine chocolates and other confections made on the premises. Monday-Saturday 10am - 6pm Sunday 1pm - 5pm Shipping Available

507 Carteret Street, Historic Downtown Beaufort

(843) 524-7980

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Limit one per customer ~ Offer good thru April 30, 2013 Children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Town of Port Royal The town takes pride in its unique natural environment and its accessibility to that environment through its network of walking trails, community beach, boardwalk, and observation tower. Since Columbus discovered America in 1492, seven flags have flown over what is now the Town of Port Royal.

Open 7 Days A Week Mon-Sat: 7am-9pm Sun: 7am-3pm 1638 Parris Avenue, Port Royal

843-379-4322 Union Church The Union Church, also known as, “The Free Church” was the first church to be built in the historic town of Port Royal. The land was donated by David F. Appleton and in 1878 cost around $1000 to build. It is currently eligible for recognition in the National Register of Historic Places and is being renovated jointly by both the Town of Port Royal and the Historic Port Royal Foundation. These two groups plan to use the renovated building as a cultural and community center.

Boardwalk Observation Tower At Port Royal Sands Beach you will find a waterside boardwalk leading to an observation tower. This tower provides fantastic views of Port Royal, Parris Island and the surrounding area. For tourists, this is a must see, is free to access and open year-round.

Port Royal Farmers’ Market You and your family will experience a true southern tradition of locally grown produce, fresh fruits and vegetables, seafood, and plants. Join us on Saturdays during the months of April through December from 8:30am-12:30pm as you sample locally prepared food, honey and cheese while enjoying local music and entertainment. The Port Royal Farmers’ Market is fun for the entire family! Don’t miss out on one of the best farmers’ markets in the Lowcountry!

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CHAPEL OF EASE Located on Lands End Road, St. Helena Island, this tiny church was built in 1748 for the convenience of plantation owners to attend church. The church was damaged by forest fire in 1886 and is an excellent example of tabby construction.

Lady’s Island Center, 102C Sea Island Pkwy Less than one mile from downtown Beaufort.

BEAUFORT ARSENAL & MUSEUM Located at the corner of Craven and Carteret Street, the Arsenal was completed in 1798 and has housed the museum since 1939. Run by the Historic Beaufort Foundation, the museum displays Indian artifacts, art, textiles, and Civil War weapons. HENRY C. CHAMBERS WATERFRONT PARK The Waterfront Park includes a playground for children, swinging benches, a marina, and waterfront stroll. Craft and Farmers Market open Wednesdays (seasonal). SHELDON CHURCH RUINS Built in 1746, this church was burned during the Revolutionary War, rebuilt, and again burned during the Civil War. The ruins are located on Sheldon Rd. State Hwy 21, fifteen miles from Beaufort.

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HUNTING ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE & STATE PARK A breathtaking view of the Atlantic Ocean and surrounding islands can be viewed from Hunting Island’s 132' tall lighthouse. The state park beach is four miles long and home to over 125 species of birds. Open year round, 5,000 acres offer 200 campsites in an oceanfront maritime forest with showers, biking and nature trails. For camping info and lighthouse hours call (843) 838-2011. PARRIS ISLAND RECRUIT DEPOT MUSEUM An all-encompassing view of the history of Parris Island. Exhibits range from the attempted colonization by the Spanish in 1521 to photographic depictions of the recruit training process. Free admission, open to the public daily 10-4pm. For tours call (843) 228-2951. ST. HELENA’S EPISCOPAL CHURCH (circa 1724) Traces it’s origin to the founding of St. Helena’s Parish in 1712 and has classic colonial interior. Of particular interest is the graveyard, whose tombstones served as operating tables during the Civil War. Located at 501 Church Street Historic Downtown.

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IMPROVING YOUR GOLF SCORE In all sports, it is essential that you warm up properly to attain the best performance. If you go to any professional or even amateur sporting event, you will see competing athletes doing pre-game warm-ups. Golfers, especially those in the professional level, are not different from them. When tour professionals are about to begin their first tee, they would have made full warm-ups to be able to make their best swings. However, most amateurs have their “warm-ups” done by racing from their autos to the shop and check in, then dashing to their first tee, in just about five minutes. Most of the time, this is followed by an unsteady and inconsistent play for the first holes, ending up with another lackluster round. The result: Disappointing golf scores. Here are some tips for you for improving your golf score. - First, go to the golf course as early as possible. You need time in taking care of your matters in the shop, in using the restroom, changing clothes and shoes, among others. It is crucial that you do not feel pressured or rushed, allowing you to get warmed up at a relaxed pace. Remember that your warm-up time sets your mood and tempo throughout the day, so just relax and move slowly. A minimum of an hour or two before you begin hitting your first tee would probably help you get a nice and relaxed warm-up. - Start your warm-up routine at the putting green. By spending some time on warming up on the green, you will be ready for the speed of the greens. More importantly, you will start up your day with a nice, deliberate, and smooth tempo. - Spend about 10 minutes or so trying to hit the chips around the green using a tee as your target. First test the greens’ firmness to see how much or less the golf ball will roll. In general, the ball tends to move more on hard greens than the soft greens. In addition, there are various kinds of rough which make the ball move differently when it touches the green. Spending some time around the green helps you to have some thoughts on choosing the great greenside shots during your round, and also, the spots where you are landing the golf ball on the putting surface. Remember: If you do not get enough warm-up, you should not expect to have an optimal performance, and consequently, a good golf score.

Replace All DIVOTS... I’ve had a good day when I don’t fall out of the cart. - Buddy Hackett I know I am getting better at golf because I am hitting fewer spectators. - Pres. Gerald Ford The only thing in my bag that works is the bug spray. - Bruce Lansky The reason the pro tells you to keep your head down is so you can’t see him laughing. - Phyllis Diller Nobody ever looked up and saw a good shot. - Don Herold One of the advantages bowling has over golf is that you seldom lose a bowling ball. - Don Carter, pro bowler 8 l Tell Them You Saw It in Sea Island Scene l 2013 April



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Sending that shot right between the trees. State that is home to the world's longest golf course. jargon for a ball landing on a downhill slope. Golf balls were originally made of thin leather stuffed with these. Term for three strokes under par on a hole. Frosty name for scoring 8 strokes on one hole. Country where is the Sunshine Tour held. triple eagle, four strokes under par. The only golfer in PGA history to make a hole-in-one on a Par-4 when he did it in 2001. a hole that turns left or right from the tee in which the green is not visible from the tee box. a situation where the ball is half covered. A golfer is said to have this if he is entitled to tee off first. a lengthy putt with the intention of getting close to the hole, so one short putt will sink the ball. A term for a pro who is required to qualify for tournament play. Golfer who won a record six PGA Player of the Year Awards. PGA Tour Rookie of the Year in 1996. Golf was banned in this country from 1457 to 1502 to ensure citizens wouldn’t waste time when preparing for an English invasion. In 2004 he became the oldest golfer to win PGA Tour Rookie of the Year. Golfer who has been called, “The World’s Most Traveled Athlete”.

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term for golf club head motion behind and over the ball. First Swedish golfer to win the U.S. Womens’s Open two straight times. Inventor of the modern sand wedge. The most famous team golf event. Home to the oldest 18 hole golf course in the world. Golfer who set a PGA Tour record in 1945 by winning 18 tournaments. “Tigers” real name. Hard shot hit at a low trajectory. Golfer known as “The Golden Bear”. Format I would be playing if I scored 3 points for my net birdie at the 12th hole. a term used to describe a free shot, or a do-over. Number of golf balls on the moon. The first golfer to reach one million dollars in career earnings on the PGA Tour. very skillful golf player with a zero handicap. Golf term for the situation where the ball did not drop in the hole. The only major golf tournament that Sam Snead never won. Golfer replaced Tiger Woods at the top of the Official World Golf Rankings in 2004. an easy shot that cannot be missed. Number of rounds a golfer must have have played to be eligible for a handicap. Rookie golfer who entered the 1991 PGA Championship as the 9th and final alternate, when no else could make it, and went on to win the tournament.

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Dining & Markets Teppanyaki... a grill Japanese food is cooked on.

Come in for the Show - Our Chef will prepare your entire meal in front of you! All Dinner Entreés & Combos come with salad with Japanese ginger dressing, stir fried vegetables & choice of steamed or fried rice.

Sushi Teppanyaki Restaurant

Fuji Open Mon-Sat Lunch 11-2 Dinner 5-9:30

524-2662 97 Sea Island Pkwy Ste 202 • Hamilton Village - Lady’s Island

Pizza, Pasta & Seafood Featuring Classic Italian Cuisine

Mon-Sat ~ Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner beginning 8:00am 859 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC 29920


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For devoted fans, soft shell crabs are just about the most bliss-inducing food on the planet. During the season (which begins in early Spring), soft shell fanatics eat them pan fried, broiled, grilled, and deep fried. Soft shell crabs aren't a separate species; they are just regular, hard shell crabs (most often blue crabs in the US) at a particular stage of growth. When buying fresh soft shell crabs, buy them live if at all possible from a reputable seafood market. Live softshells will move very little and very slowly. Their shells will be very pliable. Don't hesitate to examine them closely; their claws are harmless in the soft-shell stage. Avoid any crab - live or dead - that has a strong smell of any sort; a fresh crab, like a fresh fish, smells of little more than the water it came from.

Oriental Crab Cakes

SautĂŠed Soft Shell Crabs

1 lb crab meat, cartilage removed 2/3 cup bean sprouts, slightly chopped 1/4 cup water chestnuts, chopped 3 tablespoons scallions, chopped

8 soft shell crabs 1 cup milk pepper to taste salt

3 tablespoons celery, minced 1-1/2 teaspoons soy sauce 1 large egg about 1/2 cup bread crumbs or enough to hold together

DIRECTIONS: Mix all ingredients together. Shape into patties and fry until brown. Makes about 12.

Crab Wedges 2 8-ounce cans crescent dinner rolls 1/2 pound fresh backfin or lump crabmeat 2 tablespoons finely chopped green peppers 1 tablespoon finely chopped onion

1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Old Bay Seafood Seasoning 1/8 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 cup mayonnaise

DIRECTIONS: Cut each cresent roll in half, making 32 triangles. Combine all of the ingredients. Mix well. Top each triangle with one teaspoon of the mixture. Fold over to form triangles. Moisten the edges and secure them by pressing them together with a fork. Arrange the triangles on a cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 375 degree oven until golden brown, or for approximately 20 minutes. Serve with cocktail sauce or tartar sauce.

Crabby Pizza 1/4 cup onion, chopped crab meat 1/4 cup melted butter

1 tortilla 1/2 cup shredded cheese

DIRECTIONS: Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Brush the crab meat with the melted butter and place on a baking pan in the oven at 400 degrees F for 510 minutes. While baking, mix the pizza sauce and cream together in a bowl. After the crab is finished baking (it should have a slight golden tint to the outside), place the tortilla on a baking pan and let it bake until the edges are a little crisp and brown. Once the tortilla is finished baking, spread the pizza/cream sauce over the tortilla evenly. Sprinkle the onions, tomatoes, and crab meat over the sauce, and then top it off with cheese. Place the pizza in the oven for 5-10 minutes (or until the cheese is fully melted and bubbling). Remove pizza from oven, allow to cool for at least a minute, serve and enjoy.

1/2 cup flour (all purpose) 4 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons of minced garlic lemon wedges

DIRECTIONS: Wash cleaned crabs well. Mix milk, salt and pepper, soak crabs in mixture. Dip the crabs in flour shaking off excess flour. Heat 2 tablespoons of the olive oil with the garlic in a large, heavy skillet over medium heat until it sizzles. Saute 4 of the crabs until golden brown for about 4 minutes on each side making sure that they don’t stick. Repeat with the remaining olive oil and crabs. Serve with lemon wedges. Serves 4.

Hot Crab Dip in a Bread Basket 2 8-ounce packages cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoon lemon juice 1/4 cup dry white wine 2 green onions, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 pound jumbo lump crab meat 1/4 cup chopped pimiento 1 2-pound round loaf of bread, wheat or rye

DIRECTIONS: In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Gradually beat in the mayonnaise, lemons juice, wine, green onions, garlic and Worcestershire sauce until smooth. Stir in the crab and pimiento. Slice off the top of the bread. Scoop out the center of the loaf to make a basket. Place the bread on a baking sheet. Fill the center with the crab mixture. Bake about 45 minutes at 350 degrees, until very warm. Serve with crackers or fresh vegetables.

Softshell Crabs Grilled in Soy Sauce 1/2 cup soy sauce 3 cups white wine 2/3 cup olive oil

12 drops hot pepper sauce 4 cloves fresh garlic, chopped 8 soft shell crabs

DIRECTIONS: Mix soy sauce, white wine, olive oil, hot pepper sauce and chopped garlic. Add soft crabs and cover. Marinate for 2 hours. Grill the crabs over glowing coals. Turn them a few times, basting frequently with the marinade. Soft crabs are cooked when firm and slightly crisp.

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ME X I CA N RES T AUR AN T Come and enjoy our freshly made specialties and our perfectly made margaritas!

Lunch Specials

Happy Hour Daily 4-7pm

5 Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island, SC

843-524-4001 Mon-Thur 11am-10pm • Fri 11am-10:30pm Sat 12pm-10:30pm • Sun 12pm-9pm

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Historic Beaufort Explore all of the possibilities for shopping, dining, site seeing and services from Downtown to Uptown!

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Whatever your needs, from a basic car wash to a full detailing, we can have your vehicle back on the road looking great. Check out our website for more information on our many services and pricing options.

Monday - Friday: 8:00 am To 5:00 Store Saturday: 8:00 am To 4:00 Hours Sunday: Closed 1802 Boundary St. Beaufort S.C.

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APRIL 2013 March 31 - Easter April 1 – May 31 – Silhouettes of Southern Life A Beaufort family’s private collection of silhouettes of southern life and lands by early 20th century lowcountry artist Carew Rice will open at the Verdier House, 801 Bay St. Historic Beaufort Foundation is the exclusive venue for this personal collection which has never been shown in its entirety. In addition to featuring Rice’s work and a display of his scissors and family memorabilia, the exhibit will include a program and cutting demonstration by Clay Rice, Carew’s grandson, who inherited the skilled artistry of his grandfather. Admission is free for HBF members and children and $10 per non-member. Isabella Reeves, (843)379-3331 or Sandy Patterson, (843)379-6335. April 6 - Happy Days for HELP The Shed, 809 Paris Avenue, Port Royal. 6-10pm. You are invited to a Fun Fundraiser: “Happy Days for HELP”. $40 for individuals, $75 for couples. Price of Admission includes dancing, live and silent auctions, 94.5, The Coast live broadcast, food, wine, beer and liquor and music by Chris Thomas and The Blue Dots. Please email for additional information. Please add “Fundraiser” to the subject line. HELP is a non-profit organization registered with the State of SC serving those in Beaufort County with emergency services and Mobile Meals. April 6 - The 18th Annual Kid Fest Cross Creek Shopping Center, Robert Smalls Pkwy, Beaufort. 10am-4pm. Kid Fest is a large, free, one day event held each spring by Marine Corps Community Services to recognize and increase awareness of Child Abuse Prevention Month and celebrate the Month of the Military Child. Now in its 18th year, Kid Fest is designed to provide lots of fun activities for children, and educational/awareness information for parents about many of the services available in the local community. There are normally 40 to 60 agencies on site to help entertain and educate the families about their services. All activities and entertainments are free and a wonderful opportunity for family program networking. For more information visit April 11-14 – Big Storytelling Festival ARTworks, Beaufort Town Center, 2127 Boundary Street, Beaufort. This festival honors the deeply fun tradition of storytelling and storylistening with performances, family activities, workshops, and diverse voices, including Bil Lepp, Doug Elliott, Natalie Daise and Judy Sima (from WVA, NC, SC and MI,

respectively.) The BIG Story Fest is held in Beaufort Town Center, a leisure and shopping area, and is a project of ARTworks, the arts council of Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands. For more information call (843)379-2787 or visit April 14 – Old Sheldon Sunday Old Sheldon Church ruins, St. Helena. 12:30pm. Old Sheldon Sunday Each year a noonday prayer service is held at the Old Sheldon Church ruins, normally the second Sunday after Easter. Following the service is a bring-your-own-picnic. For more information call (843)522-1712 or visit April 15-21 – RBC Heritage Golf Tournament Harbour Town Golf Links, The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island SC. 144 Players. 72 Holes of

SECOND TUESDAYS Beaufort Writers Meeting 4:30-6pm, Lady’s Island Airport. (843)524-9119 THIRD THURSDAYS Storytelling Tim Johnston hosts short story readings at Short Story America’s office in Beaufort Town Center, 7pm. (843)524-7800 SECOND SATURDAYS “Yappy” Hour 3:30-4:30pm. It’s fun for two and four-legged friends. Come on down to the Habersham Dog Park to schmooze and sniff, nip some snacks and kick-up some dirt! BYOB snacks for the pooches and don’t forget your bug spray! MONDAYS THRU SATURDAY The Verdier House Museum The Verdier House Museum in Beaufort’s National Historic Landmark District is open for tours, MondaySaturday, 10am-4pm. Guided tours are available by appointment. 801 Bay St. (843)379-6335 or WEDNESDAYS The Beaufort Farmers Market New location on West Street near downtown Beaufort. The market is open from 3-7pm every Wednesday through Oct. 31. Offering locally grown produce and food from area restaurants. Organizers hope to add craft offerings as the season continue. Beaufort Shag Club Lessons AMVETS 1831 Ribaut Rd, Port Royal 6pm(843)524-3732. FRIDAYS Habersham Marketplace 4-7pm. 13 Market. The Farmer’s Market complete with local and regional growers, as well as arts, crafts and

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April 20 – 10th Annual Softshell Crab Festival Paris Avenue, Old Village of Port Royal. Noon-5pm. Admission is FREE. We invite you to spend a day with us in the Village… you might not want to leave! For more information call (843)470-1110 or visit

stroke play, vut to low 70 and ties after 36 holes. 2012 Champion: Carl Pettersson. CBS and the Golf Channel combine for 15 hours of live television coverage. Each year the RBC Heritage pumps more than $80 million into South Carolina’s economy. For tickets and additional information call (843)671-2448 or visit April 19-20 – 2013 Spring Tour of Homes 2013 Spring Tour of Homes! The 57th Annual Spring Tour of Homes will include houses, Lowcountry plantations, gardens, and historic churches. Historic Walking Tour, Friday, 19th, $40 per ticket until April 10, 2013 (after April 10, $45). Plantation Driving Tour, Saturday, 20th, $60 per ticket until April 10, 2013 (after April 10, $65). Receive a 10% discount if you purchase tickets for both tours before April 10, 2013! Discounted price for both tours is $90. (843)524-0363 or purchase your tickets online.

April 20 – Historic Beaufort Foundation Lafayette Soiree Lewis Reeve Sams house, Beaufort. 6pm. Please join us for Historic Beaufort Foundation’s annual Lafayette Soiree gala and auction in the garden of the Lewis Reeve Sams house. For more information call (843)379-3331 or visit or email

April 22 - Earth Day April 27-28 - MCAS Beaufort Air Show Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort. MCAS Beaufort will host nearly 150,000 of its closest friends and neighbors at the 2013 Beaufort Air Show. There is no cost to the general public to attend the show. The show will showcase Naval aviation at its best with a demonstration by the United States Naval Flight Demonstration Team, the Blue Angels! For more information visit

specialty food vendors. Family friendly and children’s activities will also be offered. Everyone welcome! (843)846-3444. Jasper County Farmers Market 1–6 p.m. 9935 Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. Everyone welcome! (843)717-3690. SATURDAYS Farmers Market 8:30am-12:30pm. Located in Heritage Park on Ribaut Road by the Naval Hospital. South Carolina Produce, Seafood, Beef, Cheese, Honey, Flowers & Live Music. Pick Pocket Plantation Farmers Market! 10am-4pm. Located in Beaufort across from Regions Bank on Rt 170 (Robert Smalls Parkway). Look for the big red antique tractor!(203)417-7512 or SUNDAYS 3 on 3 Basketball at Habersham Park Basketball Court 5-7pm. Free! 13 Market. Lace up those high tops and bring your team! All ages and levels welcome! If you have a team or are you looking for teammates, emai: DAILY African American Exhibit York W. Bailey Museum at the Historic Penn Center is open Mon-Sat from 11am-4pm. Tour the museum’s collection on the history of the Penn School, first school for former slaves, and the Gullah culture. Gift shop: original art, books, hand-crafts, Gullah music CDs and videos. (843)838-2474.

GREAT PERFORMANCES March 23, 7pm – Duke Symphony Orchestra Beaufort Memorial Hospital Foundation presents the Duke Symphony Orchestra; Harry Davidson Conductor. USCB Arts Center Proceeds benefit Beaufort Memorial Keyserling Cancer Center and Healing Arts Program. Patron Admission includes Conductor’s reception following the concert at “The Castle”. April 27, 12pm – Giulio Cesare The Met Live in HD. The opera that conquered London in Handel’s time comes to the Met in David McVicar’s lively production. The world’s leading countertenor, David Daniels, sings the title role opposite Natalie Dessay as Cleopatra. Baroque specialist Harry Bicket conducts.

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EARTH DAY is a day that is intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment. Earth Day was founded by United States Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in first held on April 22, 1970. While this first Earth Day was focused on the United States, an organization launched by Denis Hayes, who was the original national coordinator in 1970, took it international in 1990 and organized events in 141 nations. Earth Day is now coordinated globally by the Earth Day Network, and is celebrated in more than 175 countries every year. April 22 corresponds to spring in the Northern Hemisphere and autumn in the Southern Hemisphere. Numerous communities celebrate Earth Week, an entire week of activities focused on environmental issues. In 2009, the United Nations designated April 22 International Mother Earth Day. “It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.” - Rachel Carson excerpt from courtesy of

Tucked in the heart of the South Carolina Sea Islands between glimmering marshes and deep water, nestled beneath the silvery moss draped limbs of massive live oaks, you will find the Penn Center on St. Helena Island the site of one of the country’s first schools for freed slaves and one of the most significant African American historical and cultural institutions in existence today. One of the most beautiful and historically distinct of the South Carolina Sea Islands, Penn Center sits at the heart of Gullah culture, a culture that has preserved more of their African linguistic & heritage than any other AfricanAmerican community in the U.S. The 50 acres of the historical campus of Penn School. Designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974, it is a part of the Penn School Historic District which is comprised of nineteen buildings related to and used by Penn School—Brick Church, Darrah Hall, one of the oldest buildings on St. Helena Island, old burial grounds, Gantt Cottage where Martin Luther King Jr. lodged, a Nature Trail, Chowan Creek, acres of pines, native flora and fauna. On behalf of the Penn Center Board of Trustees and the Sea Island Community, we welcome you to our family and look forward to your visit. For, in the words of the Gullah people—“when oonuh dey yuh, oonuh dey home”—when you are here, you are home.

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Low 7:49am 8:48am 9:53am 10:59am 12:00pm High 6:49am 7:45am 8:35am 9:21am 10:03am 10:43am 11:22am 12:02pm Low 6:25am 7:02am 7:42am 8:28am 9:21am 10:19am 11:17am 12:11pm High 6:56am 7:48am 8:37am 9:25am 10:13am 11:02am 11:54am Low 6:43am 7:36am

High 1:59pm 3:01pm 4:05pm 5:08pm 6:10pm Low 12:56pm 1:46pm 2:34pm 3:18pm 4:00pm 4:39pm 5:17pm 5:54pm High 12:44pm 1:29pm 2:17pm 3:08pm 4:01pm 4:54pm 5:47pm 6:40pm Low 1:02pm 1:52pm 2:41pm 3:29pm 4:18pm 5:07pm 5:57pm High 12:50pm 1:51pm

AT Low 7:57pm 8:59pm 10:09pm 11:20pm High 7:09pm 8:03pm 8:51pm 9:35pm 10:15pm 10:54pm 11:33pm Low 6:31pm 7:11pm 7:55pm 8:46pm 9:46pm 10:49pm 11:50pm High 7:31pm 8:20pm 9:07pm 9:53pm 10:41pm 11:31pm Low 6:49pm 7:46pm


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High 12:15am 1:17am 2:22am 3:26am 4:29am 5:30am Low 12:09am 1:02am 1:51am 2:37am 3:19am 3:58am 4:35am 5:12am 5:49am High 12:21am 1:11am 2:03am 2:56am 3:50am 4:44am 5:37am Low 12:27am 1:19am 2:09am 2:59am 3:49am 4:39am 5:30am High 12:06am

Low 6:36am 7:35am 8:40am 9:46am 10:47am 11:43am High 6:26am 7:16am 8:02am 8:44am 9:24am 10:03am 10:43am 11:25am 12:10pm Low 6:29am 7:15am 8:08am 9:06am 10:04am 10:58am 11:49am High 6:29am 7:18am 8:06am 8:54am 9:43am 10:35am 11:31am Low 6:23am

High 12:40pm 1:42pm 2:46pm 3:49pm 4:51pm 5:50pm Low 12:33pm 1:21pm 2:05pm 2:47pm 3:26pm 4:04pm 4:41pm 5:18pm 5:58pm High 12:58pm 1:49pm 2:42pm 3:35pm 4:28pm 5:21pm 6:12pm Low 12:39pm 1:28pm 2:16pm 3:05pm 3:54pm 4:44pm 5:36pm High 12:32pm

Low 6:44pm 7:46pm 8:56pm 10:07pm 11:11pm High 6:44pm 7:32pm 8:16pm 8:56pm 9:35pm 10:14pm 10:54pm 11:36pm Low 6:42pm 7:33pm 8:33pm 9:36pm 10:37pm 11:34pm High 7:01pm 7:48pm 8:34pm 9:22pm 10:12pm 11:07pm Low 6:33pm



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Shopping & Services Boundary Street, Beaufort or call us to place an order over the phone. (843)524-4547

AREA REAL ESTATE F R I P P I S L A N D R E A LT Y C O M PA N Y KAREN NATOLI – Specializing in the Sea Islands of Beaufort, South Carolina. Vacation/Retirement Properties on Fripp Island, Harbor Island, Dataw Island, St. Helena Island and Beaufort. As a long time area resident, I can put my knowledge to work for you to find the perfect property. Visit my website for detailed information about our beautiful community and available listings. 1 Tarpon Boulevard, #200, Beaufort, SC, (843)263-4651.

ARTS/ANTIQUES/COLLECTIBLES COLLECTORS ANTIQUE MALL – 5,700 square feet. A must see shop! Furniture, collectibles and interior design. One mile from downtown Beaufort. Don’t miss it! Mon-Sat. 10-5pm. 102c Sea Island Parkway. THE GALLERY – Owner and artist Deanna Bowdish features original contemporary art from many talented and creative artists. For more information on The Gallery and contributing artists visit the website at or stop by The Gallery in person for an unforgettable artistic experience. Located at 802 Bay Street in downtown Beaufort. (843)470-9994.

CHOCOLATE TREE – Counters of luscious chocolate treats, chewy caramel, rich truffles, nut clusters, crisp buttercrunch... That’s just the beginning. Pralines, brittles of peanuts, pecans and benne. Fudge and English toffee will do their best to tempt you. Watch candy being made. Open Mon-Sat 10am-6pm, Sun 1-5pm. Shipping and local delivery available. (843)524-7980 or (800)524-7980 THE CRAFTSELLER – For twenty years, The Craftseller has been offering the finest hand-crafted pottery, jewelry, art glass, wood and kaleidoscopes by American Craftsmen. Discover unique copper sculptures and delightful weavings. Gift wrapping is free and we ship daily. Mon-Sat 10-6, Sun 12-4. 818 Bay Street. (843)525-6104. T H E P L A N TAT I O N G I F T S H O P AT THE FRAMPTON HOUSE – A truly unique shopping experience. Tasteful gifts including South Carolina merchandise, books, candles, historic reproductions and Civil War items can be found in this restored 1868 plantation home at I-95, Exit 33.

ORGANIZATIONS EVERYTHING OUTDOORS BEAUFORT RIVER TOURS – Dolphins where they live and play; ecology of the salt marsh; homes of the planters; departing daily from the Downtown Marina of Beaufort. (843)524-4422. CUSTOM CLEAN CAR WASH – A full service car wash. Whatever your needs, from a basic car wash to a full detailing, we can have your vehicle back on the road looking great. Check out our website for more information on our many services and pricing options. Mon-Fri 8am-5pm; Sat 8am-4pm; Sun Closed. 1802 Boundary Street. Across the street from National Cemetery. (843)986-9110.

GIFTS/HOME & GARDEN BITTY’S FLOWER SHOP – Your complete floral service including professional wedding consultant, interior design, gifts, great ideas and balloon bouquets. We are located at 1202

THE PENN CENTER – The Penn Center’s mission is to promote and preserve the history and culture of the Sea Islands. We serve as a local, national and international resource center, and act as a catalyst for the development of programs for self-sufficiency. For more info visit TOWN OF PORT ROYAL – Located between the Beaufort River and Battery Creek in the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Town is home to two military installations, Marine Corps Recruit Depot at Parris Island and Naval Hospital, Beaufort, neighboring to the historic City of Beaufort and The Marine Corps Air Station, Beaufort. UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA BEAUFORT CENTER FOR THE ARTS – USCB’s Center for the Arts encourages cultural and economic development within the City and County of Beaufort by hosting art exhibits, theatrical events, concerts, and other performances. It is also home to the USCB Festival Series hosted by Ed Arron. (843) 521-4122

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Dining & Markets BELLA LUNA CAFE – Located on St. Helena this popular eatery features Classic Italian Cuisine made with fresh local produce and seafood. Enjoy handmade pizzas, fresh salads with house-crafted dressings or one of the mouth watering pasta dishes featuring their legendary marinara sauce. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Saturday beginning at 8:30am. 859 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena, SC 29920. (843)838-3188. DOCKSIDE RESTAURANT – Located on the docks of Port Royal, this rustic setting offers prime seating for enjoying spectacular sunsets overlooking shrimp boats on Battery Creek. Specializing in fresh seafood & mouth watering steaks. See our NEW Location... Lady’s Island dockside, overlooking the marina on Factory Creek. Open Daily 4:30pm-10pm. Chef/Owner on premises. 1699 11th St., Port Royal, (843)524-7433 & 71 Sea Island Parkway, Lady ’s Island, (843)379-3288.

RESTAURANT FUJI – Truly unique! It’s the only Teppanyaki restaurant of its kind. Watch as your meal is cooked right in front of you. A great variety to choose from, such as Teriyaki chicken or the steak & scallops combination. All meals include salad with ginger dressing & steamed or fried rice. All at a great price. 97 Sea Island Pkwy, Ste 202, Hamilton Village Lady’s Island. (843)524-2662 PANINI’S ON THE WATERFRONT – Located in the historic Beaufort bank building. Panini’s is a delightful blend of old world Italian charm and new world cuisine. Unique and crispy Stone-Baked Pizza, Panini sandwiches, Hoagies, Large Salads for lunch. Dinner features inventive Pastas, fresh local Seafood and hand cut Steaks prepared with a Mediterranean flare. Famous homemade Italian desserts. Full bar, both indoors and outside overlooking Beaufort’s Waterfront Park. Lunch served daily from 11am-3pm; Dinner nightly from 5pm. 926 Bay Street. (843)379-0300.

FAT PATTIES – A hand-crafted American burger joint offering creative burger choices, bratwurst and sausages, salads, sandwiches, homemade ice cream and more. They offer a large selection of American Craft Beers on drought. Open lunch, dinner, and later. 8 3 1 Pa r r i s I s l a n d G a t e w a y, B e a u f o r t . (843)379-1500 MIKKI’S ALL-AMERICAN CUISINE – Serving all homemade American Cuisine, including gourmet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dinner menu changes daily. Call for current offerings and requests. Catering & functions available. Open 7 days a week, Mon-Sat 7am-9pm, Sun 7am-3pm. (843)379-4322 MUCHO MARGARITAS – We've opened our doors with one thing in mind: to give you the best Mexican Restaurant experience in South Carolina. We strive to do that every day. Come visit us and taste the authentic flavors of Mexico! Come and enjoy our freshly made specialties and our perfectly made margaritas! Open Mon-Thur 11am-10pm; Fri 11am10:30pm; Sat 12pm-10:30pm; Sun 12pm9pm. 5 Sams Point Road, Lady’s Island, SC. (843)524-4001.

It’s spring fever. That is what the name of it is. And when you’ve got it, you want - oh, you don’t quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so! ~Mark Twain

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