September

Beaufort
Labor Day on the Green
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park
St. Helena Island. 11am. Program with speakers and choirs.
Old-fashioned farmers market with festivities, fish fry, homemade
ice cream. (843)838-2432, www.penncenter.com

Edisto Island
Edisto Pride-Beach/River Sweep
Edisto Island Open Land Trust
(843)869-9004, www.edisto.org

Hampton
Hampton County Arts Council
Friends of the Arts Appreciation Banquet
Palmetto Theater in Hampton, (803)943-3100

Hilton Head Island
RE/MAX Children’s Miracle Network Doubles Tournament
Men’s/Women’s Doubles, Mixed Doubles, Children’s Singles
(843)785-3673

Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament
An island Labor Day weekend tradition, benefits 20 children’s
charities. (843)842-7711
www.hhcelebritygolf.com

Wheelchair Tennis Championships
Van der Meer Tennis Center. The world’s top wheelchair tennis players compete.
(843)785-7244, www.ptrtennis.org

Seafood Jazz & Brew
Shelter Cove Community Park.
Variety of foods from Island restaurants, music, contests, waiter’s races,
children’s entertainment. (843)686-4944
www.hiltonheadhospitalityassociation.com

Jacksonboro
Battle of Parker’s Ferry
Site of the ambush of the British by General Francis Marion on August 30, 1781.
He and a force of four hundred Patriots battled five hundred and forty British
at the Battle of Parkers Ferry, forcing them to withdraw to Charleston
This is an annual Re-enactment of the Battle of Parker’s Ferry with Hesians,
Patriots, British soldiers, cannons and sutlers. Battlefields open at 10am.
(843)549-9633, www.colletonhistoryandpreservation.com

Yemassee
Yemassee Shrimp Festival
Boat parade, battle of the shrimp,
arts & crafts, unique shrimp cuisine.
(843)589-2120, www.yemassee.net

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