Upcoming Events

Proceeds from all HBF events benefit Historic Beaufort Foundation.

February 22nd
"Afternoon Tea at the Verdier House"

afternoon tea

Jay Weidner will provide a special presentation on "The History of Silver - Its Origins & Designs" with an exhibit of period pieces. The afternoon tea will include sweets & savories and a variety of teas. Tea will be served at 3:00 p.m. Reservations are required. $25.00 per person. Call 843.379.3331 or reserve online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop.

March 3rd & 4th
Connoisseur Day: Ossabaw Island Expedition

Purchase Tickets to this Event

Ossabaw has a rich history dating back 4,000 years. The Ossabaw Foundation was created by Eleanor West and Clifford B. West in 1961 making the remote island an artistic and scholarly retreat. Access to the island is very limited so this is a wonderful opportunity for anyone interested in visiting Ossabaw Island. The Connoisseur Tour will be for only 12 participants. If you are interested, please contact HBF at 843.379.3331. Tickets cost $250 per person for HBF members or $300 per person for non-members.

March 21st
Architects' Tour

afternoon tea 

"Visit private homes on Bray's Island selected by:
Bill Harris of Allison Ramsey
Grady Woods of Grady Woods Architects
Jane and Michael Frederick of Frederick & Frederick
Bill Chambers of R.W. Chambers
Joel Newman of Thomas & Denzinger


HBF is thrilled to announce that the 2015 Architects' Tour will be at Brays Island.  The original owner, Sumner Pingree, converted Brays Island from a working plantation into a recreational plantation in the early '80s.  Brays Island Plantation is private, pristine and worlds away from hurried everyday life. It is located on 5,500 acres, 20 miles northeast of Beaufort - just a short drive away!

The tour will feature four homes and the Inn.  The tour will begin promptly at 10:00 a.m. and should be over by 2:30 p.m. 

Small coach trransportation will be provided from Sheldon.  The Architects' Tour is by reservation only and tickets are very limited.  Please note tickets are non-refundable after March 10th.  The cost is $55 per person.  To register please call the HBF office at 843.379.3331 or register online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop.  We look forward to seeing you at the Architect's Tour!   


March 28th
Lafayette Soiree
"Sailing into Spring"

afternoon tea

Anchor the date

March 28th, 2015

6:30pm to -

This year’s nautical theme is perfect for the Lafayette Soiree’s location at the spectacular historic George Moss Stoney home (Circa 1823). and blooming gardens downtown on The Point fronting the Beaufort River.  Watch a full moon rise over the water and a fireworks display to mark the 190th anniversary of Lafayette’s visit to Beaufort in 1825.  After one of the Lowcountry’s best Silent Auctions, open bar and heavy hor d’oeuvres from seven participating restaurants, dance into the night to the same great band we had last year. Atlanta’s famous CEO Band will start the evening’s dancing with some Beach Music Classics.


Tickets are $125 each


Order your tickets online at www.historicbeaufort.org/shop or by calling HBF at 843.379.3331


Come dance under the stars at what’s been called “One of the South’s greatest parties.”