Pat Conroy Literary Festival

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Daufuskie Island Field Trip

Bluffton Oyster Factory Park 63 Wharf Street, Bluffton, SC

The Pat Conroy Literary Center, in partnership with Haig Point and Tour Daufuskie, presents a day trip to Daufuskie Island—immortalized as Yamacraw in Pat Conroy’s beloved memoir The Water Is Wide.

$189

Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy

Tabby Place 913 Port Republic, Beaufort, SC

The new anthology Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy shares the heartfelt remembrances of 67 writers inspired and influenced by Conroy over the arc of their own writing lives. This special dinner event invites guests to share a meal and memories with more than 20 of those contributing writers—including Conroy family members and longtime friends.

$75

The Red Clay Ramblers

USC Beaufort Center for the Arts 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC

Join us for a BBQ reception and cash bar, followed by a musical performance by the Tony Award-winning North Carolina string band The Red Clay Ramblers who appears prominently in Pat Conroy’s novel Beach Music...

$45

Sandra Brown in Conversation with Cassandra King Conroy

Dataw Island Club 100 Dataw Dr, St Helena Island, SC

Sandra Brown is the author of more than sixty New York Times best-selling novels, most recently Seeing Red and Tailspin. Her novels French Silk, Smoke Screen, and Ricochet have been adapted for feature films, and she has appeared on...

$50

Gullah Geechee Heritage and Spirituals – SOLD OUT

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen St, Beaufort, SC

Cultural preservationist and educator Victoria Smalls will share an enlightening presentation on the distinctive heritage of the Gullah Geechee culture of the lowcountry with an emphasis on spirituals and spiritual lives...

$10

Friends of the Beaufort Library Annual Book Sale – November 2/19

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park - Beaufort, SC Beaufort, SC

This special event is a full day event. Please visit and support our library. 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m: Friends of the Beaufort Library Annual Book Sale, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (Open to the public)...

Pat Conroy Festival: Camp Conroy Reading

Old Bay Marketplace - Beaufort, SC 917 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC

Join us as the Pat Conroy Literary Festival welcomes back some of our young poets and writers from this summer's second annual Camp Conroy. Our campers will be reading selections from Re-World, the nearly 80-page...

Free

Conroy Festival: Silhouette Cuttings with Clay Rice

Pat Conroy Literary Center 601 Bladen St, Beaufort, SC

Clay Rice is a third-generation multi-award winning silhouette artist and children's author. This rare art form is a Rice family tradition spanning three generations and two artists...

Friends of the Beaufort Library Annual Book Sale – November 3/19

Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park - Beaufort, SC Beaufort, SC

This special event is a full day event. Please visit and support our library. 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m: Friends of the Beaufort Library Annual Book Sale, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park (Open to the public)...

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