Mary Margaret Chambliss
The Church of the Cross
A wooden Gothic cruciform building on the banks of the May River, spared during the Civil War. Services are held at the Episcopal church on Sundays, but you can wander the grounds anytime. Plan your visit for sunset (around 6:30 p.m. in April), one of the best on the East Coast. 110 Calhoun Street; www.thechurch ofthecross.net or (843) 757-2661. Services: 5:28 p.m. Saturday, 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. Sunday.
Jacob Preston Studio
At 6'5", he's known as Bluffton's Tallest Potter. His collection of moderately priced, utilitarian wares in blues, greens, and browns offers inspired interpretations of the surrounding country-side. For a splurge, order one of his custom-made sinks. 10 Church Street; (843) 757-3084.
An eclectic clothing, jewelry, and gift shop, with everything from Mud Pie baby clothes to sequined shift dresses. 71 Calhoun Street; (843) 757-3446.