October 5-6: Beaufort Shrimp Festival in Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park. Fri., 6-10 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Free Admission! The beautiful, Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park will be the backdrop for The Beaufort Shrimp Festival produced by Main Street Beaufort, USA, in downtown Beaufort. Up to 15 local restaurants will be featuring their best shrimp dishes and competing for the Silver Cup award. Purchase tickets for $1 each and use them at food & beverage booths. Items usually cost 2-8 tickets. Don’t forget to vote for your favorite restaurant in the People’s Choice Award, compete in the Shrimp Heading or Shrimp Peeling (for children) competition, and adopt a Shrimp in Sea Island Rotary’s Charity Rubber Shrimp Race. (843) 525-6644 or beaufortshrimpfestival.com.