Today, the descendants of West Africans that were brought to the coastal islands of South Carolina and Georgia in bondage are striving to preserve a way of life. Gullah is more than simply the language and name of a people. It encompasses the essence of struggle, spirituality, perseverance and tradition. The Native Island Gullah People […]

Edith Wood Presents “In the Eye of the Beholder” Lowcountry Photography Exhibit  The Society of Bluffton Artists Featured Artist exhibit will show from Feb. 4-March 3 with an opening Reception is from 3 to 5 p.m. Feb. 10 at the SoBA Gallery Award-winning photographer Edith Wood has always had a love of the outdoors. She […]

A Noel Coward comedy classic, Blithe Spirit is set at the house of writer, Charles Condomine, and his wife, Ruth. One evening, Charles invites local eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, to hold a séance at his house. He asks his friends Dr. and Mrs. Bradman to join them, intending to gather character inspiration from Madame Arcati […]

In a limited engagement, Sharing the Chores: Works on Paper by Jonathan Green  is an exciting opportunity to experience Green’s vibrant color choices and bold imagery for which he has become famous. Inspired by his experiences growing up in the Carolina lowcountry, the artist’s images reflect the values he learned in childhood from his family and neighbors […]

HeritageQuest Instructor: Susan Dobbs Thursday, February 28, 2019 – 1pm Heritage Quest is a family history database that includes some of what Ancestry has to offer and more. It includes direct links to: wills and probates; immigration records; public records; Revolutionary War Pensions; Freedman’s Bank records; historical maps, and Land Records. It can be accessible […]

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Blooms of the Lowcountry on February 28 at 3 pm.  This overview of some of the blooming trees, shrubs, vines and grasses that are common in the Lowcountry will be presented by Carol Clemens.  The presentation includes both native and non-native blooms.  Come learn about Beauty Berry, Jessamine, Wisteria, […]