Book Your Holiday Parties at the Morris Center Today!

The Holidays are approaching and what better way to spend the season than at the Morris Center? Call us at 843-284-9227 to book your party reservations today!

Let us help you to make your business or family event one to remember this Holiday season!


Join us on November 30 at 6:00pm.

The Battle of Honey Hill with Bill Davies

Welcome back Bill Davies of the South Carolina Historical Society for a special presentation on The Battle of Honey Hill, the last won Confederate battle of the Civil War. And better yet? It took place right down the road!

The presentation will consist of a unique look into the soldiers’ lives who fought during this historically epic battle. Learn about the events that led up to the battle and how the South came out on top in the waning days of the Confederacy.

Preregistration required for all classes and programs except when noted. Register early as program sizes are limited! Walk-in registration may be available if space and supplies allow. Call 843-284-9227 for availability.

Join us on Saturday, December 2 at 2:00pm.

Teddy Bear Tea Talk Featuring Santa!

Visit the Morris Center for a special Christmas teddy bear tea talk featuring the one and only Santa Claus! Enjoy tea and hot chocolate as well as cookie decorating as both kids and adults alike join the in the Christmas fun with jolly old Saint Nick himself.

Tickets are available for $7, but keeping in the Christmas spirit, anyone who brings a donation for the Toys for Tots Foundation will be given a $2 discount. Your help will directly impact the
children of our community and ensure their Christmas is one to remember.

This event is cosponsored by J & C Wordsmiths.

Join us on Wednesday, December 6 at 2:00pm.

Winter Chocolate and Tea Party

Enjoy a special holiday tea and talk at the Morris Center. The Center will be decorated in winter décor and will include a tree. The talk will be presented by Director Annmarie Reiley-Kay. Learn about Christmas traditions, patterns, and experience a
traditional afternoon tea!

As always, the tea consists of tea sandwiches, assorted sweets, European hot chocolate, warm scones, and a bottomless cup of tea. The non-profit Heritage Center, which preserves the Lowcountry’s history and culture through projects, events, and exhibitions, requests a $15 admission fee for this program.

Join us on Saturday, December 16 at 6:00pm.

Visioning Board Party with Joanna Brailey

Help us welcome advisory board member Joanna Brailey in breaking into the New Year with a Vision Board party!

Guests will receive a board and work with magazines and newspapers to clip together your hopes, desires, and aspirations for the New Year. Visualization is one of the most powerful mind exercises you can do to promote positive thinking.

Enjoy beer, wine, food and more as you gets hands on with arts and crafts and construct your own personal Vision Board.

This event has a $10 admission fee.


Join us on Thursdays, December 21, January 4 and 18, and February 1 and 15. 5:45pm – 6:45pm

Yoga in the Galleries: Part III

Take a break from your day and explore the world of Yoga at the Morris Center! This hour long yoga session will be provided by yoga instructor Kelsey Lee, who will guide the class through a series of gentle and relaxing yoga poses.

Kelsey loves yoga so much it’s infectious. It’s like she just can’t stop doing it, talking about it, reading about it, writing about it, teaching it, and applying it to everything she does.

Her goal is to make yoga challenging and bring greater awareness to both body and mind. She also tries to keep it light hearted, because life is too short to be serious all the time!

Beginners are welcome! Please bring your own Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes!

Classes are $6 a piece, or $25 for all 5. Members get in free!

Join us on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 5:30pm.

Beaufort in the Second World War

Eminent local historians Dr. Larry Rowland and Dr. Steve Wise bring to life the Lowcountry stories of Beaufort in WWII to the Morris Center. Dr. Wise is director of the Parris Island museum and Cultural Resource Manager for the Marine Recruit Depot on Parris Island. Dr. Larry Rowland serves as adjunct history professor for University of South Carolina at Beaufort. Their years of research and experience will bring to the program little known local events and stories from this pivotal time in world history.

Join us for a trip back into time.


Join us on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at 12pm.

Jim ‘N Nick’s BBQ Lunch and Learn

Join us on Thursday, January 18th to learn about the art of BBQ from the masters at Jim ‘N Nick’s in Bluffton. While you learn how to get the most flavorful home cooked BBQ enjoy finger lickin’ chicken and sides. Bring your questions and your appetite for this presentation at the Morris Center.

Pre-registration is required as we expect this delicious event to be very popular.


This event has an lunch fee of $12.00.


Join us on Saturday, January 27, 2018 at 2pm.

Traditional Gullah Folk Music featuring Sharon Cooper-Murray

Join us for a special presentation beginning with the introduction of Christianity to West African slaves and the development of folk and praise music within these communities.

Learn about hush harbors, praise house music, and children’s songs during this interactive program that invites guests to participate in hand-clapping and music making.

Sharon Cooper-Murray is a native of South Carolina and has been fascinated with the Gullah culture since a young age.

Space is limited, event sells out quickly. Pre-register now!


Join us on Thursday, February 8, 2017 at 2pm

River to Restaurant: Oyster Farming with Olivia Young

Join us Thursday, February 9 at 2pm for a special presentation by oyster farmer Olivia Young of May River Oyster Company. During the program, learn about the unique oysters of the Lowcountry, which remain one of the staple foods in Lowcountry cuisine.

The program will be followed by an exclusive oyster tasting, allowing visitors to experience the freshness and unique taste of Lowcountry oysters. Refreshments will be provided.

Space is limited, event sells out quickly. Preregister now!