Discover Beaufort’s history and culture with the Humanities Festival June 9-11, 2016. Be inspired, enriched and engaged with lectures, films and exhibits. The Humanities Festival is an annual event sponsored by South Carolina Humanities and Beaufort, SC in the Gullah/Geechee Nation was selected to host the 2016 Festival. Organizations from St. Helena Island, Beaufort, Bluffton, and Hilton Head Island will participate in the festival. Special events, lectures and tours will be presented by the organizations on Friday, June 10th and Saturday, June 11th.