From The Daufuskie Front Porch: Paula Nickels, Editor!

From the Daufuskie Island Fire District: Kids Day at the Fire Station. Come on down!!! To another Kids Day at the fire station on Friday, July 25 from 12 noon to 1 p.m. Meet the firefighters and the EMS crew. Run the sirens and flashing lights. Try on firefighting gear. Get sprayed by water from 75’ in the air! And enjoy our complimentary lunch of “Firehouse Fidos”, our special hot dogs with all the fixin’s. Bring your parents and grandparents too. Spot, our mascot, is looking forward to seeing you.

Ladies of Daufuskie Island: Residents and guests, join us at Melrose Beach Club for an Afternoon Tea. Delightful teas, finger sandwiches and sweets will be served in beautiful antique bone china. Put your sundresses on and enjoy a beautiful new tradition. Tuesday, July 29th, 3:30-5 p.m. Any thought of putting together some bridge tables or other ladies afternoon activities welcome. Reservations call (843) 341-2640. For the gentlemen, coming soon ….Scotch and Cigars at the Sportsman’s Lodge!

Dr. Brandon Shapiro will be on Daufauske Island performing health and stress evaluations, Cholesterol and Diabetes risk screening offering natural remedies. Proceeds to benefit The Front Porch. For more information contact (843) 342-4444 or or

Freeport Marina General Store has just received a large shipment of fresh locally grown peaches. If you love peaches please come on down and buy some. They are $0.85 per peach or $30.00 per 1/2 bushel box.

Daufuskie Farmers Market, Saturdays 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Public dock parking lot next to Marshside Mama’s. Vendors welcome.

From The DI Historical Foundation: New Children’s Exhibit at the Jane Hamilton School: There is a new, hands-on exhibit for children at the Daufuskie Island Historical Foundation’s Billie Burn Museum Complex on Old Haig Point Road. Don’t miss the opportunity to take your kids and grandkids to interact with and learn at this clever and informative display. Museum hours are Tuesday-Saturday, 12:30-3:30 p.m.

From The Daufuskie Island Council: The Daufuskie Island Council website is up and running. Go to to read the minutes from the Monday, June 16th council meeting. Note: There will not be a DI Council meeting in July. The next meeting will be held on Monday, August 18th at 5:30 p.m., at the Mary Fields Elementary School.

From the DI Front Porch: The deadline for the weekly email blast submissions is 5 p.m. every Thursday. Please send submissions and/or questions to Paula Nickels, Editor, The Daufuskie Front Porch or or