December 9: AUTHORS UNDER THE LIVE OAKS (TOYS FOR TOTS – Visit with Santa!) Free community event! Join us for a day of authors, books, signings, artisans, food, wine, tour the 1800’s plantation house with its mini-museum, gift shop & picnic area. 9:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Frampton Plantation is the site of the Battle of Pocotaligo (1862). Some of the breastworks still remain, so, please tour the plantation grounds. Kid & pet friendly. 250-year old live oaks surround the property creating a beautiful backdrop for a wonderful event. Meet authors from across the South Carolina Lowcountry: Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and more. The event will be held in conjunction with Frampton Plantation’s annual Toys for Tots event. Visit with Santa Clause from 12-1 p.m. Other attractions include The Charles Towne Few Pirates, Cappy the Clown, kids bouncy house, Marines from the USMC Air Station from Beaufort, and more. Authors, artisans, and other vendors welcome. Contact us at [email protected] or (843) 597-0912 to see if you qualify. No spot fees. It’s free! Simply bring your own tent, table, and chairs & set up shop. Frampton Plantation, 1 Lowcountry Lane, Yemassee / Point South, S.C.