Beaufort Street Summer Concerts -
Saturday, July 6, the Beaufort Street Summer Concerts in Chapin continue at 7 pm with the Lake Murray Jazz Society performing from 7-11 pm. Admission is free. No coolers allowed! Bring your lawn chairs. Beer and wine will be available for purchase.

Purple Martin Cruise Special -
The Lake Murray Chamber is hosting a Purple Martin Cruise Special on The Spirit of Lake Murra tour boat July 24. Boarding is at 6:30 pm, with sailing from 7-9:30. Sailing is from Shealy's Landing, 317 Shadowood Drive, Ballentine. Call (803)730-3044, 781-0255, 622-9370 or 356-2151 or visit for more information or directions. The cost is $20 per person, which is less than half the price of the regular cruise tickets. A portion of each ticket sale goes to "Sharing God's Love Food Pantry." Every year, an estimated million Purple Martins fly to Lake Murray and roost on Bomb Island. Bomb Island is the largest Purple Martin s anctuary in North America.