Historic Port Royal and Historic Bluffton upcoming events

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Via Mary Lou Brewton:

FYI,

these sound like lovely events. Please note Bluffton Historical Preservation Society 2 events also below.

ML

HISTORIC PORT ROYAL FOUNDATION Presents the first lecture of the 2012-2013 Series 

Local Author Thomas D. Wilson The Oglethorpe Plan: Enlightenment Design in Savannah and Beyond

OCTOBER 25 AT 6:30 PM UNION CHURCH, 1004 11TH STREET, TOWN OF PORT ROYAL

For an enlightening talk and enriching historical discovery join the Historic Port Royal Foundation for the first lecture of our 2012 – 2013 series.

Planner and author Thomas D. Wilson will discuss his book about Oglethorpe’s plan for the Georgia Colony and the new model colony’s relations with South Carolina during the 1730s and 1740s. Learn about the vital role that our area played in the founding of Savannah. Mr. Wilson’s book will be available for purchase, and he will be happy to sign it after the lecture.

Tickets are $10 and are available at: Port Royal Town Hall, 700 Paris Ave., or by calling John or Anna Ellerbe at 522-9923. Please park on Paris Avenue

UPCOMING EVENTS Thursday October 25th Pickin’ in the Parlor of the Heyward House 2 pm until Local dulcimer musicians Mountain Strings will play lively tunes during this Open House (free) event Light Refreshments

Friday December 7th An Old World Christmas Gala Colcock-Teel House 46 Colcock St ENTERTAINMENT by Jeff Beasley and the Fabulous Clams

Period antebellum dress optional – dust off your hoop skirts! Dancing, Dining, Desserts and Delightful Discourse. To benefit the Bluffton Historical Preservation Society $50 per ticket $150 = ticket plus individual sponsorship*$400 per 8 person table $500 = 8 tickets plus sponsorship*

*SPONSORSHIP: recognition at event, listing in program and in thank you ad in Bluffton Breeze magazine, plus one drink and one extra drawing ticket

Drawing for FABULOUS prizes – tickets are $5 each

 

 

 

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