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Welcome to the Pawleys Island/Litchfield SC CLASS website!



CLASS (Community Learning About Special Subjects) is in its 19th year of providing adults with unique opportunities! The CLASS/Moveable Feast office is located in Art Works in the Litchfield Exchange at 14363 Ocean Highway, Pawleys Island, two miles south of Brookgreen Gardens, just behind Applewood House of Pancakes on U.S. 17.
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Our hours are Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. But our answer machine works when we aren't (843-235-9600), and we can always be reached through ClassAtPawleys.com.

Art Works features local artists including Terry Belanger, Kathi Bixler, Nancy Bracken, Roger Cleveland, Gwen Coley, Robert Denney, Millie Doud, Zenobia Harper, Sharon Knost, Barbara Linderman, Mary Helen Lowrimore, Suz Mole, Barnie Slice, M.P. "Squeaky" Swenson, Cindy Valentine, Kathy Welde and Jane Woodward. Come see their new creations!

The CLASS Publishing Division is delighted to announce the fall roll out of its newest publications: "The Trail through the Zoo," a coloring book for children 2-12, by Nancy Seitz, Millie Doud, Anne Malarich and Barbara Smullen; "Holidogs," a happy read for all ages by Gayle Agee and Millie Doud; "Brookgreen Gardens: Nights of a Thousand Candles," a collaborative creation with photographs by Anne Swift Malarich and poetry by Brookgreen staff and volunteers; and "Pawleys Island: Chasing the Light" with photographs by Tanya Ackerman and text by Anna Simon. All four will be available for this holiday gift-giving season. Click on CLASS Publishing above for details of these and other publications by this small press.

Fridays (and some weekdays!) CLASS presents Moveable Feasts, literary luncheons featuring exciting authors at area restaurants. To register or receive the schedule for the Moveable Feasts, send us your e-dress by calling 843-235-9600, stopping by our gallery in the Litchfield Exchange, or clicking on the topic of your choice at the top of this page.

CLASS Productions offers intimate Saturday afternoon concerts with remarkable performers (e.g., Drink Small, Donald Ceasar, Donna & Mark Groom, Clay Brown) inside Kimbel Lodge on the Hobcaw Barony property. Click on "CLASS" above for the listings.

Art Works, CLASS, CLASS Publishing and The Moveable Feast are owned and managed by Linda Ketron (linda@classatpawleys.com).

The Moveable Feast Literary Luncheons

The Moveable Feast features literary luncheons with exciting authors at area restaurants on Fridays, 11 am-1 pm, $25 each (some exceptions). Your participation includes 10% off the purchase price of the featured book. Each Feast is followed by a signing at Litchfield Books at 2 pm.

The Next Feast...

Geraldine Brooks

author of "Secret Chord" at Pawleys Plantation.

"A master of bringing the past alive, Pulitzer Prize winner ("March") and international bestseller ("Caleb's Crossing") Geraldine Brooks seems able to time travel. Sometimes, reading her work, she draws you so thoroughly into another era that you swear she's actually lived in it. Peeling away the myth to bring the Old Testament's King David to life in Second Iron Age Israel, Brooks traces the arc of his journey from obscurity to fame, from shepherd to soldier, from hero to traitor, from beloved king to murderous despot and into his remorseful and diminished dotage. The "Secret Chord" provides new context for some of the best-known episodes of David's life while also focusing on others that have been neglected. We see David through the eyes of those who love him or fear him – from the prophet Natan, voice of his conscience, to his wives Mikhal, Avigail, and Batsheva, and finally to Solomon, the late-born son who redeems his Lear-like old age. Brooks has an uncanny ability to hear and transform characters from history, and this beautifully written, unvarnished saga of faith, desire, family, ambition, betrayal, and power will enthrall her many fans. This special Saturday Moveable Feast is $45 (including the book), and will begin with lunch at noon, followed by Brooks' presentation and book signing."

Click here to register

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