Kiawah Island Digest December 2019 | Page 4

FEATURED EVENTS OUR WORLD - PORTRAITS OF VETERANS BY MARY WHYTE THURSDAY, DEC. 12 | 3 P.M. | THE SANDCASTLE Local, nationally-recognized artist Mary Whyte has spent the last seven years traveling to all 50 states, interviewing and painting portraits of America’s veterans. She will share these pictures and stories behind her latest project with attendees at Our World on Thursday, Dec. 12. The new paintings, “We the People: Portraits of Veterans in America”, have been widely acclaimed and featured at exhibits and events throughout the Lowcountry. To attend, RSVP to [email protected]. KIAWAH ISLAND PHOTO CLUB PRESENTS: PLANNING YOUR SAFARI WITH NIGEL CROFTON MONDAY, DEC. 16 | 3 P.M. | THE SANDCASTLE Have you been thinking about an African safari but aren’t sure of the details, let alone what camera gear to bring? Join us as Nigel Crofton gives you all the info. Nigel was born in Malawi, and has 26 years of experience in the safari industry. Nigel is the founder of Outposts, which represents the finest safari camps and private islands in Africa and the Indian Ocean — including North Island, where Prince William and Kate Middleton honeymooned. Nigel will discuss the diverse regions of Africa, types of trips, seasonal differences, as well as travel essentials. This event is open to all KICA members. For reservations, email [email protected]. 4 | KIAWAH ISLAND DIGEST EXPLORING OPERA TEAM TRIVIA TUESDAYS THURSDAY, DEC. 1:30 P.M. 12 6-8 P.M. Exploring Join friends Opera and neighbors welcomes at The opera Sandcastle for enthusiasts brain-teasing and opera team trivia! newcomers to two programs in December. Enjoy an evening of fun and competition. Come with a Dec. 3 – Compare and team or join one there. Entry contrast excerpts of Don fee is $10 cash and goes Carlos, Aida, Otello and towards the winning purse. Falstaff. BYOB. Dec. 10 – Opera party! RSVP to [email protected]. RSVP to [email protected].