The Society of Bluffton Artists’ featured artist exhibit. Melinda Welker presents her wildlife photography on Lowcountry birds from August 5-September 1. An opening reception is scheduled from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 11 at the SoBA gallery in Old Town Bluffton. These events are free and open to the public. SoBA is the flourishing art hub in Bluffton’s historic District at the corner of Church and Calhoun streets. SoBA offers regular art classes, featured artist shows, exhibitions and more. Please visit www.sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or email firstname.lastname@example.org.