October 2017 Hilton Head Calendar of Events

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OCT. 3-4  SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Symphonic Soul: A Symphony Under The Stars” Oct. 3-4 at Montage Palmetto Bluff. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, add a picnic dinner and enjoy Beethoven’s Funky Fifth, a salute to Ray Charles and Motown’s Hot Soul Medley. Gates open at 6 p.m. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 843-842-2055 for tickets. Or go to www.hhso.org

OCT. 1

Tea with Phoebe Waight Elliott: 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Come have tea with the (character) wife of William Elliott who was the first one to successfully grow Sea Island Cotton commercially at Myrtle Bank Plantation. Today the area we know as Dolphin Head in Hilton Head Plantation. Reserve online at www.heritagelib.org

OCT. 4

In-Water Loggerheads and Kemp’s Ridley Sea Turtle Research: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive.  Join Dr. Michael Arendt for this fascinating program comparing and contrasting the coastal ecology of two sea turtle species. Several thousand loggerhead and several hundred Kemp’s Ridley sea turtles have been captured to date, and outfitted with telemetry devices to monitor their whereabouts after initial data collection at sea.  This talk will provide an overview of major findings of this unique sea turtle data set.The cost is $7 per person (for ages 12 and older please) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

OCT. 4

Ancestry Classes: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 4, The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Mackiev Family Tree Maker 2017 is Here! So Get With the Program​ ​Are you researching and saving your info on scraps of paper, posting your tree on line at ancestry.com, or doing nothing with your research? If so, this class is for you!  $10/members, $15/non-members. These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org.

OCT. 4

Beadwork: Jewelry Making with Linda Raih: 9 a.m.- 12 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 4, Art League Academy, 106 Gordillo Pkwy.  Join Linda for this beginner jewelry making class. Learn one of three different bead weaving techniques: the flat spiral braid stitch, the even count peyote stitch, or the right-angle weave stitch. Your project is a bracelet. Choose your colors from Linda’s pre-selected kits. Go to ArtLeagueHHI.org to see examples of the finished bracelets. All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor. A $12-18 kit materials fee is due to instructor at time of class.Member: $36 + Kit Cost, Non-member: $40 + Kit Cost.  Be sure to bring your glasses or magnification for this class. All levels. Register for classes by calling: 843-842-5738.

OCT. 5

“Adult Stem Cells, Medicine of the Future”: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5,  Sonesta Resort, Shipyard Plantation, 10 Shipyard Dr. Open bar with hors d'oeuvres from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., lecture with Q & A 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Keith March, M.D., Ph.D. and Anthony Atala, M.D. presenting. For further information contact Elizabeth Hancock at 843-301-9090.

OCT. 5

A Lesson in Beauty: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, Serendipity Medical Spa, 23 Main St., #102 Palmetto Office Suites, Hilton Head Island. Join in a fun and informative evening, for a younger, healthier you! One night only discounts and live demonstrations with David Vohrmor, M.D. $25 to reserve your space for the evening and can be applied towards any purchase during the evening. Call 843-342-2639 before Oct. 2 for reservations.

OCT. 6 - 7

Deana Sings Dino – Celebrating Dean Martin’s 100th: 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 6 and Saturday, Oct. 7, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy. Deana Martin takes the audience on a musical journey, honoring her legendary father Dean Martin and other great performers who shaped American music and popular culture for over four decades. For more information call 843-842-8620 or visit www.thejazzcorner.com.

OCT. 7

Hounds on the Harbour: 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, Sea Pines Resort. Join Harbour Town for fun with your hound, featuring a Pup-Cake Walk and Agility Course. There will also be numerous providers of dog-related services including grooming, boarding, training, vets and retail products. Most importantly, the Hilton Head Humane Association will have dogs available for adoption. For additional information, please contact The Sea Pines Resort’s recreation department at 843-842-1979.

OCT. 7

Yard Sale to Raise Money for SoBA: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, SoBA gallery, 6 Church Street. The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) is reaching out to members and friends to donate art, art-related supplies or other materials to sell at a yard sale, proceeds from which will benefit SoBA maintenance and programs. Those interested can bring items to the Center for Creative Arts, the building next to the gallery, after 4 p.m. October 5th, all day October 6th and by 9 a.m. October 7th. Please visit sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or call 843-757-6586.

OCT. 7

Salty Dog Oyster Roast: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7,  Salty Dog Café, 232 S Sea Pines Drive. Enjoy fresh oysters steamed over an open fire and other Cookout favorites served up with a side of live music out on the deck! There will also be fun activities for the whole family and special appearances by Jake the Salty Dog! It is the perfect blend of food, music and breathtaking views all in one location. For more information go to Cal.saltydog.com or call the Salty Dog Café 843-671-5199

OCT. 7

"Olde Time Gospel Community Sing": 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7, Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary St, Bluffton.Join in an "Olde Time Gospel Community Sing" with Cyndi and Dennis Congrove of Southern Gratitude. Come take part in great music while enjoying discounted house tours, refreshments, and fun with you family, friends, and neighbors!This event is FREE and open to the public. House Tours will be offered at a discounted rate of $5 during the event. For more information on this event please call 843-757-6293.

OCT. 9 - 21

“Trifecta” Residency Workshops: various times and dates,Bluffton Boundary Cultural Arts Center, 21 Boundary St., Old Town Bluffton. Hilton Head artist Mira Scott is breathing fresh air on Boundary Street and launching the first of several artist-in-residencies. This residency will include an exhibit of Scott’s work, a workshop series, talks and painting classes. Come out for a visit between October 7-24, and see the art in motion. Artist Reception for "The Art of Seeing: A Closer Look at Bluffton in Found Objects":  6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Oct. 13. Visit www.blufftonboundry.com for additional information..

OCT. 10

Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10,The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Join us for a 1 and 1/2-hour talk about the history of Hilton Head Island and the historic sites on the island accompanied by a map that you can then use for your own self-guided tour of the sites by car or by bicycle.$10/person. These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org.

OCT. 10

Beadwork: Jewelry Making with Linda Raih: 9:30 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 4, Art League Academy, 106 Gordillo Pkwy.  Join Linda for this beginner jewelry making class. Learn one of three different bead weaving techniques: the flat spiral braid stitch, the even count peyote stitch, or the right-angle weave stitch. Your project is a bracelet. Choose your colors from Linda’s pre-selected kits. Go to ArtLeagueHHI.org to see examples of the finished bracelets. All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor. A $12-18 kit materials fee is due to instructor at time of class.Member: $36 + Kit Cost, Non-member: $40 + Kit Cost.  Be sure to bring your glasses or magnification for this class. All levels. Register for classes by calling: 843-842-5738.

OCT. 11

Autosomal DNA - Make the Most of your Results: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11,The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. If you have tested your autosomal DNA with Ancestry, Family Tree DNA, or 23andme, this lecture is for you.  Jan Alpert will review all three websites with suggestions for contacting cousins and analyzing your DNA results. $10/members, $15/non-members. These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org​.

OCT. 11

Sea Turtle Care at the South Carolina Aquarium: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.11, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Kelly Thorvalson, a Marine Biologist with the South Carolina Aquarium, will present part of a series about Sea Turtles on the South Carolina coastline. Sick and injured sea turtles that arrive at the South Carolina Aquarium are often in critical condition. In this lecture, learn what it takes to rehabilitate these ancient reptiles, get information on Hilton Head patients, and take a closer look at interesting trends in live strandings. Cost of the program is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at Fall Native Plant.

OCT. 11

“A Conversation About Voting Rights”: 5 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 11, Campbell Chapel A.M.E. Church, 25 Boundary St, Bluffton. The League of Women Voters of Hilton Head Island/Bluffton Area is excited to launch a new year informing and engaging voters, and protecting voters and voters’ rights. “A Conversation About Voting Rights,” is the fourth in this important and timely series. For more information visit www.lwvhhi.org.

OCT. 12

Door Decor Painting at Eliza Bleu: 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, Eliza Bleu Boutique, 13 Harbourside Lane.  Paint fall door hangers with I Wish You Wood at Eliza Bleu Boutique to benefit Hopeful Horizons.  Hopeful Horizons believes in the importance of advocating for victims and educating the public about the connection between child abuse, domestic violence and sexual assault right here in Beaufort County. $35.00 per seat.Call 843-802-2399 to reserve your seat.

OCT. 13

Artist Reception for "The Art of Seeing: A Closer Look at Bluffton in Found Objects":  6 p.m.- 8 p.m. Bluffton Boundary Cultural Arts Center, 21 boundary street, Old Town Bluffton. Hilton Head artist Mira Scott is breathing fresh air on Boundary Street and launching the first of several artist-in-residencies. This residency will include an exhibit of Scott’s work, a workshop series, talks and painting classes. Scott will collaborate with Bluffton conceptual paper artist Mary C. Leto and Hilton Head writer Elizabeth Robin in “Trifecta” Residency Workshop. Come out for a visit between October 7-24, 2017 and see the art in motion.

OCT. 13 - 14

Endangered Arts Annual Show: 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 13 and Saturday, Oct. 14, 841 William Hilton Parkway. Endangered Arts invites you to attend their annual fall show featuring Disney animation veteran James Coleman, Low country realist Rodel Gonzalez, wavy art creator Steve Barton and master black and white artist Phillip Anthony. All artists will be discussing their work, unveiling new pieces and painting live during this special two night event. Call the gallery at 843-785 - 5075 for directions and show details.

OCT. 14

Hilton Head Island History Day: Times and locations vary, Saturday, Oct. 14. Enjoy experiencing Hilton Head Island history up-close on History Day. Tours by Trolley or Bike. Tickets range from $15 to $35 per person. Reserve online at www.heritagelib.org.

OCT. 14

Salty Dog Lobster Boil: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, Salty Dog Café, 232 S Sea Pines Drive. Treat yourself to a Lobster boil served outside on the deck with a side of live music, happy hour specials, fun activities for the whole family and appearances by Jake the Salty Dog. For more information go to Cal.saltydog.com or call the Salty Dog Café 843-671-5199

OCT. 14 - 15

The Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island Regatta Weekend: 12 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, and 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Calibogue Sound. The Harbour Town Cup and The Calibogue Cup Regatta are the headline sailing events of the Yacht Club of Hilton Head Island and have been annual events since the early 1970s. Spectators are welcomed and volunteers will be in Harbour Town to explain the races. Come enjoy a great day viewing the races as well as shopping and dining. For additional information about the regatta or to register, please contact 843-301-1621.

OCT. 15

Fall Native Plant Sale at Coastal Discovery Museum:10 a.m.- 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Learn from experts what native plants are appropriate for your landscape.  Native plants have adapted to the local environment and therefore require little or no care at all. Museum volunteers and master gardeners will be on hand to explain the value of the different species available at the sale.  Among those the Museum will have the most of are native Lowcountry butterfly host-plants. This is a great opportunity to enhance your garden with plants that require little care and provide great benefits to the environment. Visit www.coastaldiscovery.org for more information.

OCT. 15

The 6th annual Latin Music Festival: 12 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane,. Viva la Comunidad! The 2017 Latin Music Festival is a celebration highlighting Latino Heritage Month through music, dance, and food. This festival highlights, honors, and celebrates the beautiful Latino culture that surrounds us. Being Latino is about music, food, language, and much more. During this event, you will see how this large and growing part of our population demands more hot sauce than ketchup. For more information visit www.laislamagazine.com.

OCT. 18

Saving Loggerheads in South Carolina: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Dr. Tom Murphy will discuss early research and conservation efforts as part of a series of presentations about Sea Turtles on the South Carolina coastline.  Dr. Murphy was a key scientist involved with this research and the conservation of the nesting Loggerhead population in South Carolina. His research focus was the inter-nesting habitat used by Loggerheads and the effects of disturbance on nesting loggerheads and the study of displaced turtles’ homing instincts. Dr. Murphy will also discuss the framework for future research and conservation practices in our region. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

OCT. 18

Indigo Exploration at Coastal Discovery Museum: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct.18, Coastal Discovery, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney. Hear her unique story, learn how indigo dye was made, and make your own indigo tie-dye t-shirt to take home.  This family friendly educational experience is fun for all ages.The Museum will provide t-shirt sizes child small to adult XL (one per person) for the program. The program is $15 per person (under 5 are free) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 224 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

OCT. 18

Ancestry Classes, “Making Sense of the Census Records”: Wednesday,1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Trace your family tree every ten years from 1940 to 1790 and see the wonderful things you can learn about them. The lecture will review the information which is unique in each census year and why it is important to find your family in every census including 1940 and those before 1850. $10/members, $15/non-members. ​These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org​​.

OCT. 19

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow: 10 & 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 19,Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. In a drowsy, dreary hollow where time stands still, new schoolmaster Ichabod Crane is losing his head over the lovely Katrina. Unfortunately local brute Brom Bones is vying for her affection, as well. But as night draws in and the stars sink deeper in the sky, Ichabod realized there may be even worse things in Sleepy Hollow, lurking just over the bridge. Tickets $7. Contact the box office at 843-842-ARTS or www.artshhi.com.

OCT. 20

Red Apron Sips & Seafood Party: 6 p.m.- 10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, Hampton Lake, on the banks of Crystal Lake, Bluffton.  Bluffton Self Help, in conjunction with the Historic Bluffton Arts & Seafood Festival, will host a 30th anniversary celebration of serving neighbors in need throughout our community. The evening will include a celebrity chef’s demonstration by the Lee Brothers--Matt and Ted who grew up in Charleston, SC and are the hosts of Southern Uncovered with The Lee Bros. on Ovation. Enjoy Lowcountry dining, savory cocktails along with live and silent auctions throughout the evening. Visit www.blufftonselfhelp.org/events for more information.

OCT. 21

Third Eye Blind at the Volvo Car Stadium: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Gates open at 6 p.m. 161 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m.  Lowcountry Race for the Cure will receive a $2 donation for every ticket sold to their foundation from Third Eye Blind. Visit www.volvocarstadiumconcerts.com for more information.

OCT. 21

VegFest: 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club a PlantPure Nation pod group, is hosting their second vegan festival (aka VegFest) Enjoy vegan food from area restaurants, vegan beer and wine, speaking segment, day-long music, vegan advocacy, raffle drawing, swag bags, and entertainment for the children. The headline speaker will be Gene Baur of Farm Sanctuary and live music from The Nice Guys and Cranford Hollow. Signature Ruby Roth artwork t-shirts will be for sale. See how fun and easy it is to eat and live vegan in the Lowcountry. Free, open to the public, and will take place rain or shine. For more information visit www.LowcountryVegFest.com.

OCT. 21

Sea Pines Yard Sale: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Saturday, October 21, Sea Pines Resort.  Join us at the annual Sea Pines Yard Sale, which benefits the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation. Support a good cause and shop for great deals. For additional information, please contact The Sea Pines Resort’s recreation department at 843- 842-1979.

OCT. 21

12th Annual Oyster Run: 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Bluffton Oyster Factory, 63 Wharf St, Bluffton.  Compete in a fast-paced 10K or complete the 5K with the entire family. The race starts at the Bluffton Oyster Factory and winds through beautiful downtown and along the May River. After you cross the finish line, celebrate with other participants and friends at the After-Party and awards presentation immediately following the race. Complete with mimosas, cold beer, Oyster Shooters and coffee by Corner Perk – you won’t want to miss the celebration. Meet at the finish line for massages, music, corn hole and more! If you have any questions, please contact the race director at rob@palmettorunningco.com, or visit www.BlufftonArtsandSeafoodFestival.com.

OCT. 21

Salty Dog Fall Festival: 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Salty Dog Café, 232 S Sea Pines Drive. The biggest and best Salty Dog event of the year. Salty Dog will rope off the parking lot and turn it into the biggest carnival on Hilton Head Island, with Carnival games, prizes, face-painting, live entertainment, special appearances from Jake the Salty Dog and more! For more information go to www.Cal.saltydog.com or call the Salty Dog Café 843-671-5199.

OCT. 21

Cars and Coffee: 8 a.m.- 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 21, Hilton Head gateway campus of USCB in Bluffton, SC. Located at 1 University Boulevard off of Highway 278 in Bluffton,

Hilton Head Island Cars & Coffee is a meet for car enthusiasts by car enthusiasts, where the goal is to have a fun get together one Saturday morning out of each month for car enthusiasts from the surrounding areas.Car enthusiasts can show off their vehicles, chat with other like-minded people, and see cars that you just don’t see everyday. We all love cars, and we all love the Lowcountry – come join us and have some fun! For more information visit www.carsandcoffee.com.

OCT. 24

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island: 7 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 24,Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2 Matthews  Ct. Monthly meeting of the Camera Club of Hilton Head Island.  Members, Newcomers & guests welcome! For more information visit www.cchhi.net.

OCT. 25

Looking For German Ancestors? Research Techniques and Sources; Part I

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Oct. 25, The Heritage Library, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Were your German ancestors really German?  Identify resources that will help you further your research beyond ancestry.com. Compare German "Fraktur" to modern handwriting as a helpful tool for translating documents.  $10/members, $15/non-members. ​These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org​​.

OCT. 25

Loggerhead Sea Turtles on Hilton Head Island: 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 25, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Come and join Sea Turtle Protection Project staff member Dawn Brut, Curator of Education at the Coastal Discovery Museum, member of the Hilton Head Island Sea Turtle Protection Project, and Master Naturalist, to learn more about Loggerhead Sea Turtle nesting and protection on Hilton Head Island. The program is $7 per person (age appropriate for 12 and older) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223.   

OCT. 25

Mortgage Network’s Tee Off Fore the Arts: 10 a.m.Golf Registration, 1 p.m. Tennis Registration, Wednesday, Oct. 25,Wexford Golf & Tennis Club, 111 Wexford Club Dr. Enjoy a perfect day on the links or the court in support of Arts Center programming! In addition, participants will enjoy a fabulous silent auction, a terrific Awards Reception and, of course, wonderful camaraderie. For information on how to get involved, contact Lyn Kaplan at 843-686-3945, ext. 210. Register to be a hole sponsor, player, or to donate to this annual fundraising event!

OCT. 26

Beadwork: Jewelry Making with Linda Raih: 1 p.m.- 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 4, Art League Academy, 106 Gordillo Pkwy.  Join Linda for this beginner jewelry making class. Learn one of three different bead weaving techniques: the flat spiral braid stitch, the even count peyote stitch, or the right-angle weave stitch. Your project is a bracelet. Choose your colors from Linda’s pre-selected kits. Go to ArtLeagueHHI.org to see examples of the finished bracelets. All materials and tools will be provided by the instructor. A $12-18 kit materials fee is due to instructor at time of class. Member: $36 + Kit Cost, Non-member: $40 + Kit Cost.  Be sure to bring your glasses or magnification for this class. All levels. Register for classes by calling: 843-842-5738.

OCT. 28

A Walk to End Alzheimer’s: 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 28,Calhoun Street Promenade in Old Town Bluffton. Registration starts at 10 a.m. and the walk begins at 11 a.m. Money raised toward its fundraising goal of $116,000 will benefit the national Alzheimer’s Association. For more info, go to act.alz.org or contact Casey Corley at 843-614-6608 or ccorley@alz.org.

OCT. 28

Halloween Wagon Ride:10 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.Saturday, October 28, Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Show off your Halloween costume in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve and hunt for clues to lead you to the pumpkin patch. Reservations are required and can be made by contacting The Sea Pines Resort’s recreation department at 843-842-1979. $16/adults, $13/children (ages 12 & younger).

OCT. 28

Salty Dog Haunted BBQ and Costume Contest: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28, Salty Dog Café, 232 S Sea Pines Drive. Dress up in your best Halloween costume and come out to the Salty Dog. There will be a kids’ costume contest starting at 7pm and live music on the deck. Also, be sure to stop by the cookout and try some of Chef Herb’s Haunted BBQ. Enjoy fun activities for the whole family and appearances by Jake the Salty Dog. For more information go to Cal.saltydog.com or call the Salty Dog Café 843-671-5199.

OCT. 29

Halloween on the Harbour:  3:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.Sunday, Oct. 29, Sea Pines Resort. Celebrate Halloween at The Sea Pines Resort with crafts, activities, cookies and trick-or-treating around Harbour Town. Participants of all ages are welcome to attend and are invited to come in costume. For additional information, please contact The Sea Pines Resort’s recreation department at 843-842-1979. Complimentary

OCT. 31

Cemeteries of Hilton Head Island: 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 852 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Learn about the history and location of the 16 cemeteries on Hilton Head Island.  $10/person. These classes sell out, reservations required at www.heritagelib.org.

OCT. 31

Trunk-O-Ween at Shelter Cove Towne Centre: 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 31, 40 Shelter Cove Ln. The Merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre and the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d'Elegance have partnered to present a free“Trunk-O-Ween” family friendly experience! Classic cars will line Towne Centre Drive with their trunks open and full of candy! Costumed children can trick-or-treat from trunk-to-trunk and store-to-store to get their bag filled with candy! This special evening provides a safe environment for families, ghouls, goblins and ghosts of all ages! This year’s “spooktacular” highlights include (all free!)

SAVE THE DATE

NOV. 4

"Olde Time Gospel Community Sing": 1 p.m.- 4 p.m. Saturday, Heyward House Historic Center, 70 Boundary St, Bluffton.Join in an "Olde Time Gospel Community Sing" with Cyndi and Dennis Congrove of Southern Gratitude. Come take part in great music while enjoying discounted house tours, refreshments, and fun with you family, friends, and neighbors!This event is FREE and open to the public. House Tours will be offered at a discounted rate of $5 during the event. For more information on this event please call 843-757-6293.

NOV. 6

“Putt for PAL” Charity Golf Tournament:  Monday, Nov. 6, West Course at Belfair Plantation, 200 Belfair Oaks Blvd. Take a swing at saving lives and join fellow animal loving golf enthusiasts for a fun day on the links to benefit homeless pets. The cost  includes golf, cart, lunch, gratuity, on-course beverages, golf/raffle prizes and an awards reception with wine, beer and a light dinner. Both individuals and teams are welcome. Not a golfer? No problem! Consider purchasing a hole sponsorship in your name, business name or in honor of a loved pet. PAL is also seeking donations of gift certificates and items for the raffle and silent auction. For more information, to register as a player or to purchase a hole sponsorship, please visit www.palgolf.golfreg.com or contact Wendy Schlegel at wendylynnes@gmail.com.

NOV. 8

Indigo Exploration at Coastal Discovery Museum: 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov.8, Coastal Discovery, 70 Honey Horn Drive. Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney. Hear her unique story, learn how indigo dye was made, and make your own indigo tie-dye t-shirt to take home.  This family friendly educational experience is fun for all ages.The Museum will provide t-shirt sizes child small to adult XL (one per person) for the program. The program is $15 per person (under 5 are free) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 224 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

NOV. 9

“Jewish Symbols in Renaissance Christian Art: Why They Are There and What They Mean”: 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9,  St. Francis By the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road.The public is invited to attend a presentation by  Rabbi Cook, an international authority on the New Testament. The evening will include music from the St. Francis by the Sea and Congregation Beth Yam choirs. Refreshments will follow in the St. Francis Family Center. Please contact Phyllis Napoli, pnap@roadrunner.com or 843-785-3331, or Joyce Kelleher, joyce-kelleher@hotmail.com or 440-552-531] for more information.

ONGOING

Forest Preserve Wagon Journey: 3:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sea Pines Resort. Sit back, relax and experience the animals and plant life of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations required; contact 843-842-1979. $16/adult, $13/child (ages 12 & younger).

Fall-Winter Adult Reading Program: September 1, to March 31, Bluffton Branch Library 120 Palmetto Way. Missed or didn't get to read enough during summer reading?  Join us and participate in the fall-winter reading program and register to win gift cards or movie passes.  Read three books a month and submit your reading log at the Bluffton Branch reference desk.Free. For more information visit beaufortcountylibrary.org or contact Armistead Reasoner at 843-255-6512 or areasoner@bcgov.net.

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction: 9:30 a.m. Fridays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. A partnership with the Coastal Discovery Museum, Hilton Head Island Land Trust and the Mitchelville Preservation Project offers a new tour. Meet at the Coastal Discovery Museum for a short introduction and then participants will caravan in their own personal vehicles to the sites. Visit the site of the self-governing community of Mitchelville (est. 1862) to learn about the Port Royal Experiment and how freedom and reconstruction impacted the new citizens who lived there.  Nearby, join a guide for a tour of Fort Howell, built in 1864 to protect the town of Mitchelville. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 6-12 and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 224 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Music & Taste on the Harbour at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina:6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday nights through October 19, around Neptune Statue, 1 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island.This outdoor seasonal event continues to provide entertainment by local bands, and light appetizers, wine, beer and cocktails available for purchase by Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina restaurants. Limited seating is provided so you are encouraged to bring your own chairs. Visit PalmettoDunes.com/ShelterCove for complete details. Admission is free and open to the public; guests are asked to please  bring a canned good donation for Deep Well.

Bach Lobster Nights: Wednesday nights starting Sept. 6, The Wreck of the Salty Dog, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr., Hilton Head Island. Enjoy live Maine Lobster ($25) with a side of live piano music. Call the Lobster Line to reserve your lobster 843-683-6465.

Birding at Pinckney Island: 7:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6 - Nov. 29, Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. The Coastal Discovery Museum has announced a Fall bird watching program at Pinckney Island led by experienced bird watchers from the Museum. The walk will include the combination of habitats at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. These varying areas allow participants to see many different species of birds.  Ages 12 and older. Participants are asked to bring their own binoculars and the program will be canceled in case of rain. The program is $12 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

Historic Zion Cemetery and Bayard Mausoleum: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, intersection of U.S. 278 and Mathews Drive. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the cemetery where Revolutionary War soldiers are buried. Learn about the oldest existing structure on Hilton Head Island and explore the location where planters antebellum church and muster house used to sit. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit HeritageLib.org.

Historic Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation: 10 a.m. Thursdays, 65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head Island. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the Civil War battery Skull Creek built to protect Port Royal Sound the Seabrook Coaling Station. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit www.HeritageLib.org.

Historic Tours by Bicycle: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island.Take a ride along the waterfront corridor of Squire Pope Road and learn about Hilton Head Island’s unique and rich history of Native Americans, The Civil War, Reconstruction, the Gullah Community and more. Tour lasts about 1 & 1//2 hour, and is safe, casual and fun. Helmets required, bug spray and water suggested. Bring your own bike. $15 Adult, $10 Child, 10 and up only. Book online at www.HeritageLib.org.

The Pearl Kitchen and Bar: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dinner daily. Enjoy live entertainment Thursday through Saturday, 55 Calhoun St, Bluffton. The Pearl Kitchen & Bar will please your palate with the freshest of ingredients prepared in a manner that will excite, entice, and keep you coming back for more. For additional information call 843-757-5511 or visit www.thepearlbluffton.com.

Live Jazz at Ela’s Blu Water Grille: 7 p.m. Nightly and 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. during Sunday Brunch, ELA'S Blu Water Grille,  Shelter Cove Harbour Shops, 1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island's award‐winning waterfront restaurant on Shelter Cove Harbour, features exceptional water views, fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks, and a sophisticated atmosphere. For schedule and more information visit www.elasgrille.com.

Welcome Exhibition and Happy Hour Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina: 5:30 p.m. Monday nights (through October) 1 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island. Tennis staff members & guests gather over cocktails to watch the pros play on Centre Court in Palmetto Dunes. Free, visit www.palmettodunes.com for more information.

Farmer’s Market of Bluffton:  1 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays, 1271 May River Rd. We’ve got more great reasons to visit! The Market is now open with additional public parking provided by the Town of Bluffton. We’ll be adding an Artisan Showcase on the first Thursday of every month to highlight a handful of local artists and their incredible lowcountry craftsmanship. Keep an eye out for fabulous new food and farm vendors this year and find your next favorite thing!  Real Food, Real People, Real Close. Visit www.farmersmarketbluffton.org for more information.

Savannah Culinary Tour: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday, Savannah Historic District, Savannah, GA. Experience an exploration of Savannah’s deep association with fine food and drink in a two and a half hour tour that offers tastes of the very best of the Hostess City’s delectable cuisine. Join your certified tour guide on an afternoon journey that is delicious, informative, and fun. Adults $49, Military $45, children 12 and under $39. Reservations required, visit www.SavannahCulinaryTour.com or call 912-604-3007 for more information.

Meditation + Yoga: 9 a.m.- 10 a.m. Mondays, Hilton Head Library. Group meditation is a great way to get support and develop a mindfulness routine for a brand new, spotty, or long-time practice. Sit in silence for 30 minutes.  New to the program is that the meditation is to be followed by a 45-minute yoga session, to draw from heightened awareness to practice mindful movement.  For meditation, use a chair or bring a cushion; for yoga, bring your mat.  Any- and everyone is welcome. Free, for more information contact Lauren Read at 843-255-6531, lread@bcgov.net or www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. Experience afternoon tea at the most beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches, and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome $40.00 per person.Call Lou Anne Takach today to book your tea time, 843-757-6046.

Golf Clinics for all Ages: Times vary, Country Club of Hilton Head. Group and individual golf programs for adults and juniors led by PGA Professional Jeff Picus of Excel and Enjoy Golf Academy,To learn more or to register for any of these programs, contact Jeff Picus at 843-295-8888 or classapro@pga.com.