Guided Tour: Of The Former Beaufort High School (2)

2018-03-17T13:50:53-04:00By |

Guided Tour of the Former Beaufort High School (now Beaufort Middle School, 2501 Mossy Oaks Rd.), where Pat Conroy was a student for his junior and senior years and where he returned to teach for two years following his graduation from The Citadel and before his year of teaching on Daufuskie Island. Tours will be led by Pat’s BHS classmates, teachers, students, and colleagues.

Ticket information:
Advance registration required – Buy Tickets Here

Performance: Final performance of the musical Conrack

2018-03-17T13:51:07-04:00By |

Final performance of the musical Conrack, written and directed by Granville Burgess, produced by Bonnie Hargrove, presented by the Beaufort Community Theater and featuring an all-local cast. Based on the book The Water Is Wide, by Pat Conroy.

Please note that Pat Conroy Literary Festival passes include admittance to the Saturday, October 21, performance. Tickets for the Sunday, October 22, performance must be purchased separately through the USCB Center for the Arts box office.

Ticket information:
Advance registration required, ticketed event – Buy Tickets Here

Beaufort Tours Presents: Pat Conroy’s Beaufort (October 22 – 2)

2018-03-17T13:51:39-04:00By |

Presented in partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center, Beaufort Tours will offer van tours of Pat Conroy's Beaufort during the second annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival--and year-round. See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this 90-minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site...

Gallery Talk: Pat Conroy and the Transformative Power of Teachers

2018-03-17T13:51:40-04:00By |

Humanizing Teaching: Pat Conroy and the Transformative Power of Teachers Drawn from materials in the Pat Conroy Archive at the University of South Carolina Libraries, this exhibit explores Pat Conroy as a lifelong teacher and learner. Beginning with Conroy’s time as a student at Beaufort High School during his Junior and Senior years, moving to journals and letters he wrote during his time teaching on Daufuskie and finally, highlighting addresses and writings from his career as a bestselling author where he advocated for teachers, this exhibit demonstrates how much Conroy admired, encouraged and championed educators and educational equality.

Beaufort Tours Presents: Pat Conroy’s Beaufort ( October 22 – 1)

2018-03-17T13:52:32-04:00By |

Presented in partnership with the Pat Conroy Literary Center, Beaufort Tours will offer van tours of Pat Conroy's Beaufort during the second annual Pat Conroy Literary Festival--and year-round. See Pat Conroy’s Beaufort in this 90-minute tour of sites from Pat’s writing life—including the high school where he was a student during his junior and senior years and where he later taught for two years before going to Daufuskie Island, homes in the historic Point where Pat lived and wrote, sites related to his teachers and friends, his parents’ grave site...

Brunch with Cassandra King Conroy, Melissa Conroy and Tim Conroy

2018-03-17T13:52:32-04:00By |

Brunch with Cassandra King Conroy, author of Moonrise, Melissa Conroy, author and artist of The Lowcountry Coloring Book, and Tim Conroy, author of Theologies of Terrain; to be held at the Dataw Island Club (100 Dataw Dr., St. Helena Island) 11 am to 1:00 pm

(Novelist Ann Kidd Taylor is unable to attend due to illness. Our thanks to the Conroys for filling in with a living conversation about their writing lives.)

Advance registration required. Included in the […]

Reception and Book Signing: Cake reception with William E. Dufford

2018-03-17T13:52:33-04:00By |

Cake reception and book signing with William E. Dufford.

Advance registration required, ticketed event includes Musical, Conversation with William Dufford and Cake Reception & Book Signing

SATURDAY BUNDLE TICKET: Use this one ticket for 3 events:
1. Conrack, the Musical
2. William E Dufford in conversion with Carl B. Epps III
3. Cake reception and book signing

Buy Bundle Ticket Here

Conversation: William E. Dufford and Carl B. Epps III

2018-03-17T13:52:33-04:00By |

Pat Conroy’s Beaufort High School principal William E. Dufford, author of My Tour through the Asylum: A Southern Integrationist’s Memoir, in conversation with his former student, attorney Carl B. Epps III.

Advance registration required, ticketed event includes Musical, Conversation with William Dufford and Cake Reception & Book Signing

SATURDAY BUNDLE TICKET: Use this one ticket for 3 events:
1. Conrack, the Musical
2. William E Dufford in conversion with Carl B. Epps III
3. Cake reception and book signing

Buy Bundle Ticket […]