Authors Under the Live Oaks / Toys for Tots

(TOYS FOR TOTS – Visit with Santa!)
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Frampton Plantation
1 Lowcountry Lane
Yemassee / Point South, S.C. 29945
9:30am – 4:30pm

Free community event! Join us for a day of authors, books, signings, artisans, food, desserts, wine, tour the 1800’s plantation house with its mini-museum, gift shop & picnic area. Frampton Plantation is the site of the Battle of Pocotaligo (1862). Some of the breastworks still remain, so, please tour the plantation grounds. Kid & pet friendly. 250-year old live oaks surround the property creating a beautiful backdrop for a wonderful event. Meet authors from across the South Carolina Lowcountry: Beaufort, Jasper, Hampton, and more.

The event will be held in conjunction with Frampton Plantation’s annual Toys for Tots event. Visit with Santa Claus from 12pm-1pm. Other attractions include The Charles Towne Few Pirates, kids jumperee trampoline, Marines from the USMC Air Station from Beaufort, and more.

Authors, artisans, and other vendors welcome. Contact us at or 843-597-0912 to see if you qualify. No spot fees. It’s free! Simply bring your own tent, table, and chairs & set up shop.

Confirmed participants to date:
1. Michael Dewitt
2. Bernard Snyder
3. Felicia Early
4. Rita Shuler
5. Bing Chambers
6. Ed Morgret
7. Lisa Lowther
8. Deanna Anderson
9. Kim Poovey
10. Deanna Klingel
11. Chuck Herson
12. Lori Roberts
13. Wanda E. Jerideau
14. Carolyn Bennet Fraser
15. Sue Jarrett
16. Ralph E. Jerrells
17. The Pat Conroy Literary Center (Jonathan Haupt)
18. Miho Kinnas
19. Jessica Goody
20. H.L. Dowless
21. Lorna Hollifield
22. Jack Gannon
23. Cyndi Williams-Barnier
24. Newson Publishing
25. Wildfire Publications
26. Richard VanSice
27. Cookie Miller VanSice
28. Sherrill Burns
29. Deanna Rupert
30. Marina Tiano
31. A.J. Brown
32. Toni Hunt
33. Kirstin McCoon
34. Dale Warren
35. Ned Brown
36. LornaBelle Gethers Coakley
37. Elizabeth Robin
38. Gwendolyn Tennille
39. Elizabeth Robin
40. Garry Richardson
41. Andrew Hunkins
42. Debby Grahl
43. G. Huge Bodell
44. Lorna Hollifield

(Event will be cancelled and not rescheduled should there be severe weather)
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• Hosted by Frampton Plantation / SC Tourism Commission
• Promoted by the Pat Conroy Literary Center
• Promoted by J&C Wordsmiths, LLC
• Promoted by Book Warehouse of Hilton Head
• Sponsored by Bath Fitter of Savannah

About Barnier Cyndi

Authors Jack Gannon and Cyndi Williams-Barnier
Located in Beaufort & Ridgeland, SC
10 Published books
Owners of J&C Wordsmiths, LLC
Owners of YBR Publishing
Founders of Authors Under the Live Oaks