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    beaufort-fall-festival-welcome 2016 Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens

    OCTOBER 28, 29, & 30, 2016

    2016 Fall Festival brochure cover

    Founded in 1711, Beaufort, SC, located in the heart of the Carolina Lowcountry, harbors a rich repository of 18th and 19th century houses.  During the Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens, visitors are invited to explore Beaufort from a rare vantage point: a selection of private homes and gardens normally not open to the public welcomes visitors inside.


    Beaufort Historic District

    Friday, October 28

    1-4 / 2-5 / 3-6     $50.00 per person

    An afternoon stroll is a favorite way to see Beaufort.  The private homes on this perennially popular tour are located in the city’s National Historic Landmark District and represent the variety of architectural styles built in the city over the past two hundred years.


    Saturday, October 29

    10-1 / 11-2 / 12-3 / 1-4   $50.00 per person

    The houses open on Saturday are located in the National Historic Landmark district but are different from those open Friday.  The seven properties feature a variety of architecture from a grand Beaufort style house to an alternative use for a former commercial building!


    Sunday, October 30

    11:30 am-2:30 pm or 12:30-3:30 pm    $50.00 per person

    Experience culinary Beaufort!  Local chefs will create regional specialties in private kitchens in houses on Cat Island, Distant Island and Lady’s Island.  Five chefs, five houses!  A fun way to spend Sunday afternoon!

    Automobile transportation required!

    Early purchase is suggested as tickets are limited!

    All sales are final – NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN.  Tours proceed rain or shine.

    Tickets are NOT mailed!  Tickets may be picked up at HBF office  (208 Scott Street) from October 24 to October 27.

    Beginning October 28th tickets may be picked up at The Arsenal – 713 Craven Street

    Friday, October 28 -10 am-4:30 pm

    Saturday, October  29 – 9 am-1 pm

    Sunday, October 30 – 10:30am-12:30 pm

    Order on line by going to the “Shop” page or call HBF at 843.379.3331

    New 2016 tour poster available!

    HBF 2016 Poster

    $20.00 each



    Thank You to Our Generous
    2016 Fall Festival of Houses and Gardens Sponsors





    Please visit our 2016 Friends of Historic Beaufort’s

    Fall Festival of Houses & Gardens:


    Best Western Sea Island Inn  –  www.sea-island-inn.com     843-522-2090

    The Cuthbert House Innwww.cuthberthouseinn.com   843-521-1315

    The Rhett House Inn  –  www.rhetthouseinn.com    843-524-9030

    The Anchorage 1770 Inn – http://www.anchorage1770.com     877-951-1770



    Beaufort Bread Co. –  www.beaufortbread.com   843-522-0213

    Blackstone’s Café  –   www.BlackstonesCafe.com    843-524-4330

    Breakwater Restaurant & Bar – http://www.breakwatersc.com   843-379-0052

    Griffin Market  –  www.griffinmarket.com  843-524-0240

    Plum’s   –    www.plumsrestaurant.com  843-525-1946

    Saltus River Grill   –    www.saltusrivergrill.com  843 -379-3474

    The Kitchen – 1 Merchants Lane, Beaufort  843-252-8063


    Real Estate, Architects , Builders

    Frederick & Frederick Architects –  www.f-farchitects.com    843-522-8422

    Lowcountry Real Estate  – www.lowcountryrealestate.com     843-521-4200

    PURE Insurance   – http://www.pureinsurance.com     888-8137873


    Shops & Galleries

    Bay Street Outfitters –   www.baystreetoutfitters.com    843-524-5250

    Deals  – 724 Bay St., Beaufort   843-524-4993

    In High Cotton – 903 Bay st, Beaufort   843-522-1405

    LARK – 853 Sea Island Parkway – http://www.macdonaldmarketplace.com

    Lulu Burgess –  http://www.luluburgess.com  843-524-5858

    Olive the Above – 821 Bay St., Beaufort   843-379-2000

    Rossignol’s – 817 Bay St., Beaufort   843-524-2175

    Scout Southern Market – http://www.scoutsouthernmarket.com     843-379-2282

    The Chocolate Tree –  www.thechocolatetree.com     843-524-7980

    Please remember that Historic Beaufort Foundation is a membership  organization, and memberships are critical to helping continuing our work. If  you’re interested in becoming a member or would like to renew, please call
    843-379-3331 or click Membership