April 2018 Hilton Head Calendar of Events

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APRIL 1
EASTER EGG HUNT: The Easter Egg Hunt is an annual tradition at The Sea Pines Resort and Harbour Town. Kids will love hunting for eggs, and the Easter Bunny will make a special appearance. 11 a.m., Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

THROUGH APRIL 29

Calendar April2“The Locals: Twelve Artists From One Special Place”: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host a temporary exhibition featuring 12 artists in a variety of mediums. Exhibiting together for the first time will be John Crum, Amiri Geuka Farris, Kelly Logan Graham, Tim Holsinger, Amos Hummell, Kevin Lawless, Mira Scott, Donavon Schmidt, Murray Sease, Nance Sneddon, L.Robert Stanfield, and Mark A. Taylor. Artists will be present from noon-2 p.m. Thursday afternoons during the exhibit to discuss their works: April 5, Murray Sease; April 12, Kelly Logan Graham; April 19, Amos Hummell and Amiri Farris; and April 26, L. Robert Stanfield. Free. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays and 11 a.m.-3p.m. Sundays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 2-6 & 9-11

Gregg Russell in Concert: Over the years, Gregg Russell has become a Sea Pines icon. He can be found under the Liberty Oak, entertaining adults and children alike. Free. 7:30-9 p.m., Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

APRIL 3

Dive-In Movie: Enjoy a fun night in the Harbour Town pool while watching a movie. The pool will be heated and refreshments will be available. Cost is $13 for adults and $10 for children ages 12 and younger. Reservations are required. 7:30 p.m., Harbour Town Pool, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

APRIL 3, 4

HHSO Presents: Symphony Under the Stars: “All That Jazz”: Bring a picnic and enjoy a casual outdoor concert, followed by an evening of jazz and pops programming performed by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, with John Morris Russell conducting and vocalist Tatiana “Lady May” Mayfield. Tickets for table seating are $85 and $75, concert seating is $50 and lawn seating is $25. Gates open at 6 p.m., with the concert beginning at 7:30 p.m. Shelter Cove Community Park, 59 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2055 or www.hhso.org.

APRIL 3-28

JUDY BLAHUTJudy Blahut Presents “Fractured Shells: Seeing the Unseen”: Living on Hilton Head Island, with all of its raw natural beauty, inspired artist Judy Blahut to create “Fractured Shells.” This exhibit, hosted by Art League of Hilton Head, showcases Blahut’s paintings of an often overlooked portion of Hilton Head’s beauty. Free and open to the public. An opening reception will be held from 5-7 p.m. April 4. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Art League Gallery, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head. 843-681-5060 or admin@artleaguehhi.org.

APRIL 4

Climate Change and the Lowcountry: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Sarah Watson to discuss the basic science behind climate changes and sea level rise, as well as how the Lowcountry is affected by extreme weather and more frequent tidal flooding. Participants will learn some of the ways we can address climate change and reduce impacts from the effects. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required. 3 p.m., 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 5

The Hilton Head Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America: Join the Hilton Head Area Chapter of MOAA for a tour and luncheon. 10 a.m., National Museum of the Mighty 8th Air Force, Pooler, Georgia. All MOAA eligible candidates are welcome. marylou101041@aol.com.

Slick Sleuth – Healthy Grocery Store Tour: Join certified nutritional coach Sharon McDonnell on an adventure that will leave you with meal planning tips and the knowledge to make healthier food choices and select fresh fish. Learn how to read food labels, identify synonyms for sugar, and what fruits and vegetables are part of the dirty dozen and clean 15. Cost is $30 per adult and reservations required. 2–3:30 p.m., 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979.

Kick-Start Poetry Reading: Seven local poets will read their work to celebrate the start of National Poetry Month. The event is sponsored by the Island Writers’ Network and the Pat Conroy Literary Center to show how the Lowcountry experience is captured and explored in the creative word and through unique voices. Free. 6-7:30 p.m., 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. billnewby517@gmail.com.

dog walkHilton Head Humane Association's Yappy Hour with Peacock Subaru: 5PM to 7PM at Peacock Subaru. 111 Drivers Way, Hardeeville, SC 29927. hhumane.org

APRIL 5, 12, 19, 26

Music & Taste on the Harbour: This spring outdoor concert series will feature a variety of bands, gourmet food, shopping and sunset water views. Dance by the iconic Neptune Statue as you enjoy specially-priced light appetizers, wine, beer and cocktails. Free. 6-9 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, Hilton Head Island. 843-548-0060 or www.palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove/events-hilton-head.

APRIL 6

What's The Buzz: Pollinators are crucial to plant and animal diversity and health, but their existence is under attack worldwide. Laura Lee Rose of the Clemson Extension will explain how to make a difference by inviting pollinators into the landscape. Free, open to the public and no RSVP is required. 1 p.m., 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6512.

APRIL 7

Learn and Play Tennis Program: Join the locals for some tennis fun at this free intro clinic. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m., the Port Royal Racquet Club, Hilton Head Island. coachhaley33@gmail.com.

veganVegan Paleo Cheese-Making Class: The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club is excited to host Avai as she shows us how to make delicious vegan and paleo non-dairy cheeses and yogurts. $45 per person, class size limited to 15 participants and online registration is required. 1-4 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-816-6179, carlagolden@hargray.com or www.carlagoldenwellness.com/cheese.

APRIL 8

Taste of Bluffton's Taste of Hampton Lake: Gourmet Chef Tour: Explore five custom homes while enjoying live cooking demonstrations, specialities prepared by some of Bluffton's finest chefs, wine pairings and more. There will be two group options for the culinary demonstrations and tours either 3:30-6:00 p.m. or 5:30-8:00 p.m. Tickets are $75. 3-8 p.m., Hampton Lake Clubhouse, 202 Hampton Lake Crossing, Bluffton. For more information and tickets please go to www.tasteofbluffton.com.

sobaSociety of Bluffton Artist: Chapman “Chappy” Bailey’s plein air paintings will be featured during an exhibit from April 2 through May 6. The public is invited to an open reception from 3-5 p.m. April 8. Society of Bluffton Artists gallery, Old Town Bluffton. 843-757-6586 or www.sobagallery.com.

APRIL 9

The First Tee of the Lowcountry 2018 Community Leadership Awards Banquet: The annual banquet is a dinner event benefiting The First Tee of the Lowcountry's innovative, proven program that uses golf to teach children the importance of character-building life skills, core values and healthy habits. Tickets are $125. 5-8 p.m., Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-2680 or bboyd@thefirstteelowcountry.org.  

APRIL 11

The Hilton Head Area Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America: MOAA Spouses for Service will host its monthly luncheon at 12 p.m., ELA’s Blue Water Grill, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Reservations are required by April 7. jayne.danoff@gmail.com.

APRIL 13

Rainbow of Rhythm/Dance Fever: Annual dance production held at the Magnolia Hall Theater of Sun City Hilton Head. 7 PM

APRIL 14

saltydogThird Annual Salty Dog Luau: Enjoy some island fun with live music, kids’ entertainment and special appearances from Jake the Salty Dog. 4 p.m., The Salty Dog, 232 S. Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.saltydog.com.

APRIL 18

Reducing Plastic Pollution in the Lowcountry: Rikki Parker, the project manager and legal analyst for the Coastal Conservation League’s South Coast office, will discuss the magnitude of the plastic pollution problem in the Lowcountry and how the county’s ban on single-use plastic bags was passed. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required. 3-4 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223, or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

REAL LIFE lear“Real Life Learning Seminar Series” kickoff: This event series is a new monthly educational seminar program designed by the Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce to provide business insight and strategies for professionals throughout all industries. In the first program and series kickoff, the speakers are Don Brashears and Michael Covert. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for non-members and pre-registration is recommended. 5-6:30 p.m., Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. 843-757-1010 or www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org.

APRIL 19

Palmetto Quilt Guild Inc. Membership Meeting: Promote and preserve the art of quilting. The guild will have a membership meeting featuring guest speaker Carol Lyles Shaw, who will discuss modern quilting. Cost is $5. noon-3 p.m., Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. www.palmettoquiltguild.org.

American Revolution Round Table: This quarter, Stan Deaton, senior historian at the Georgia Historical Society, will offer a fresh look at George Washington's character and leadership and an evaluation of his performance as president. He’ll also discuss whether Washington would be elected if he ran for president today. 1 p.m., 22 Callawassie Club Drive, Okatie. 757-561-3035 or camnjm@aol.com.

APRIL 20-23

Bid for PAL Online Auction: Shop the Lowcountry and beyond from the comfort of your couch. With the ninth annual Bid for PAL online auction, you can splurge on spa treatments, much-needed vacations or a unique dining experience to help support Palmetto Animal League's no-kill adoption center in Okatie. 8 a.m. April 20 to 10 p.m. April 23. www.palauction.org.

APRIL 21

Lowcountry March for Babies: Join this fun event and walk with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies and raise money for babies in our community. Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and walk is at 9 a.m., Calhoun Street Promenade in Old Town Bluffton. 843-614-3358.

Bluffton ArtsBluffton Old Town Paint Out: Artists are invited to break out their paintbrushes and sun hats for this fun community plein air painting event in the Bluffton Arts District.
Gather at the event tent for judging, viewing and awards for first, second and third place. Cost is $20 for advance tickets and $25 on the day of the event. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Calhoun and Lawrence streets, Bluffton. 843-757-8185 or sobagallery.com.

Native Plant Sale: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host its native plant sale — a great opportunity to enhance your garden with plants that require little care and provide great benefits to the environment. 10 a.m.- 2 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224, or coastaldiscovery.org.

musical lineupA-Town Get Down Festival: Savannah’s hands-on, interactive, family-friendly celebration of live art, music, and food truck cuisine includes a robust musical lineup of familiar favorites, featuring performances by Randall Bramblett and more. Tickets are $20 for adults, $85 for VIP, $15 for military and students, and free for kids younger than 12. Noon-10 p.m., Indian Street under the bridge, between Fahm and Warner streets, Savannah. 917-742-9795 or a-towngetdown.com.
 

Herbarium Workshop: Join three local artists at the Coastal Discovery Museum and create your own decorative and educational herbarium using locally found materials, handmade paper, illustrations and poetic prose. An herbarium is a systematically arranged collection of mounted, dried plants that can be used as a reference. Bring your own items or use what we have gathered during the fall from the Heirloom Garden at the museum. Cost is $45 per person for ages 10 and older and reservations are required. 2-4 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223, or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Hilton Head Humane Association's Dog Walk on the Beach: 8:30AM at Coligny Beach on Hilton Head Island, SC. hhumane.org

APRIL 23

1st Annual Golf Tournament to Benefit Jeremiah 38 Ministries Medical Missionary Trip: Play the ‘Top 100 in the World’ Haig Point golf course for a great cause. Funds will help medical mission trips to Honduras and other locations. In one week in Honduras last year, 2,000 people were treated and 1,000 were children. Monday, April 23rd, 2018 $800/foursome or $225/single, all tax deductible, and covers ferry transportation, greens fees, cart, boxed lunch, and reception after the tournament. Win fantastic prizes. 2 Hole in one prizes include $25,000 and a NEW 2018 Ford Mustang. Ferry to Daufuskie Island will leave Hilton Head at 10:30am sharp & return on 6:40pm boat. Sign up by Friday April 20th. Please call (843)247-1770 for details.

APRIL 25

Brain Health Summit 2018: Memory Matters will host a Brain Health Summit focused on improving the quality of life for dementia patients and their families, providing resources, support, respite and adult day services with compassion and dignity. Experts such as David Premo, Paul Nussbaum, Kim Baretta, Brittany Thomas, and Clayton Cooke will share valuable ideas. Tickets are $45 and include light breakfast and lunch. 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688 or www.memory-matters.org.

APRIL 26-MAY 6

Lean Ensemble Theater Presents Oscar Wilde’s “The Importance of Being Earnest”: This classic farcical comedy casts an amused eye on the British upper class and their mannerisms, social obligations and human desires. Deception, disguise, and misadventure ensue. Cost is $40 for evening performances, $35 for matinees, and $15 for students and active-duty military. 7:30 p.m. April 26-28 and May 3-5; 2 p.m. April 29 and May 6. Hilton Head Preparatory Academy’s Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. info@leanensemble.org or www.leanensemble.org.

APRIL 27

Robert PilonAward-Winning Robert Pilon and Friends “One Night Only” Concert: This concert will feature stage, television, and recording artist Robert Pilon performing with the Laura Second Concert Choir. Hosted by Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island. Cost is $125. 6-7 p.m., dinner at FISH Seafood and Raw Bar; 7:30-8:30 p.m., concert. Coligny Theater, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6612.

APRIL 28

Hilton Head Island Herb Society Sale: Enjoy wonderful, in-demand herbal items and products made by The Hilton Head Herb Society during its art sale. Cost is $3 at the gate. 10 a.m., Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. lorenecoq@hargray.com.

Palmetto Heart Walk & 5K Race: Step out and make the commitment to lead a heart-healthy life. We’re not only raising funds, we're raising heartbeats. Activities begin at 8:30 a.m., and the walk starts at 9:30 a.m. Shelter Cove Community Park, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-540-6338, carla.raines@heart.org or www.palmettoheartwalk.org.

The Salty Dog Burger Bonanza: Nothing beats a classic burger, and The Salty Dog shows off its burger skills with variations of this American staple. 4 p.m., The Salty Dog, Hilton Head Island. www.saltydog.com.

Rotary Club Scavenger Hunt: The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island, now celebrating its 51st year, will be organizing a major event to raise funds for its donation to the Island Recreation Center`s expansion. $50,000 have been committed to this project, the vast majority from club funds, and the aim is to raise the remaining funds through a raffle and a fun Scavenger event on April 28. Purchasers of a raffle ticket will have the option of participating or not in the scavenger event.

The scavenger event will be organized around the 25 leisure trail panels all over the Island, which The Rotary Club of Hilton Head Island funded in 2016-2017.

This is a great opportunity for residents and visitors to get out for a fun event, exploring the Island and contributing to the development of the Island Recreation Center. https://hiltonheadrotary.org/scavenger-hunt-benefit-island-recreation-center/

APRIL 28-29

The Art Market at Historic Honey Horn: A juried fine art and craft festival held under the live oaks. Over 90 artists with various mediums of art on display and for sale. Cost is $3 per person. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28 and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. April 29. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224, or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 29

The Salty Dog Pink Moon Cruise: Live music and lunar libations for agees 21 and older. Boarding begins at 5:30 p.m., The Salty Dog, Hilton Head Island. www.cruise.saltydog.com.

Hilton Head Humane Association's Adoption Event: 1PM to 3PM at PETCO in Bluffton, SC. hhumane.org

SAVE THE DATE

MAY 1

Latin Fiesta: Hosted by The Mary Green Chorale: This event will feature Latin music unique to Lowcountry audiencesm, led by artistic director Mary Woodmansee Green. Bizet’s “Children’s Chorus” and “March of the Toreadors” performed in partnership with the Hispanic Children’s Choir of the Lowcountry opens the concert, followed by “Three Spanish Renaissance Carols” and Manual deFalla’s “Seven Popular Spanish Songs,” performed by soprano Laura Sutton Floyd and accompanied by pianist Gerald Anderson. Tickets are $25. 7:30 p.m., Holy Family Church, 24 Pope Ave, Hilton Head Island. 843-290-2900 or www.marygreenchorale.org.

MAY 3

From Buying the Dirt to Obtaining the Permit: The Critical Steps to Starting a Commercial Construction Project hosted by the Dewitt Tilton Group on May 3rd at the Savannah Golf Club from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch is provided, but RSVP is required. Chris Tilton, president and co-founder of the Dewitt Tilton Group, will kick off the workshop with a talk on selecting the perfect location for your project and what unexpected road bumps you might encounter when you find it. Kim Thomas, director of operations for the Dewitt Tilton Group will then discuss the permitting process and zoning regulation. Email Kim Thomas at kim@dewitttiltongroup.com or call (912) 777-3404. www.dewitttiltongroup.com

May 3, 10, 17

Music & Taste on the Harbour:  This spring outdoor concert series will feature a variety of bands, gourmet food, shopping and sunset water views. Dance by the iconic Neptune Statue and enjoy specially-priced light appetizers, wine, beer and cocktails. Free. 6-9 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. 843-548-0060 or www.palmettodunes.com/shelter-cove/events-hilton-head.

MAY 5

Learn and Play Tennis Program: Join the locals for some tennis fun at this free introductory clinic. Pre-registration is required. 10 a.m., the Port Royal Racquet Club, 15 Wimbledon Court, Hilton Head Island. coachhaley33@gmail.com.

MAY 9, 24

Training Sessions for Bike Ambassadors: Bikers interested in volunteering for the Hilton Head Bike Ambassadors Program should attend these training sessions. Free. 6-8 p.m., Palmetto Dunes Fire Station, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-1102 or witherspoon.johnk@gmail.com.

May 12

RIB BURNOFF21st Annual Rib Burnoff and Barbecue Fest: The Kiwanis Club of Hilton Head Island will host barbecue teams from around the country smoking some of the best hog around. Advance tickets are $15; tickets at the gate are $20. 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 9 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. bhaley@hhivacations.com or go to www.hiltonheadribburnoff.com.

Spring Swing for Charity: The nonprofit Hilton Head Firefighters Association hosts this 18-hole Captain’s Choice golf tournament with lunch, goody bags and awards. Registration is required. Arthur Hills Golf Course, Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island. 513-659-3957.

40th Annual Mayfest: Enjoy this eclectic and homespun Southern festival, famous for its unique arts and crafts, music and delicious food. You don’t want to miss this year’s Ugly Dog Contest, the Children’s Doughnut Eating Contest and the Pie-Eating Contest. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Old Town Bluffton. 843-815-2277 or www.blufftonmayfest.com.

May 14

“Real Life Learning” Seminar Series: This monthly educational seminar program designed by The Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce provides business insight and strategies for professionals throughout all industries. Learn about about “Fast Track Networking: Turning Conversations into Contacts” from speaker Lucy Rosen. Cost is $10 for members, $20 for non-members and pre-registration is recommended. 5-6:30 p.m., Greater Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 217 Goethe Road, Bluffton. 843-757-1010 or www.blufftonchamberofcommerce.org.

May 19

gardentour31st Annual All Saints Episcopal Church Garden Tour: This year’s tour includes three gardens in Bluffton and three gardens on Hilton Head Island. All proceeds will be divided among five local charities. Cost is $35 and includes lunch at the church. 843-689-9495 or www.allsaintsgardentour.com.

ONGOING

Tuesday Night Supper Club: Join the club at the Sonesta Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. Three courses for $20 and includes a complimentary glass of wine. Reservations are required. 843-3341-1850 or www.sonesta.com.

Garvin-Garvey Cottage Tours: Visit the newly opened Garvin-Garvey Freedman’s Cottage. $5 per person. By appointment, Tuesdays and Thursdays in Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. www.townofbluffton.sc.gov/garvin-garvey.

Forest Preserve Wagon Journey: Sit back, relax and experience the animals and plant life of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations required. Cost is $16 for adults and $13 for children ages 12 and younger. 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sea Pines Resort. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction: 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 personal vehicles to the sites. Visit the site of the self-governing community of Mitchelville 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. 9:30 a.m. Fridays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 224 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Historic Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum: 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 is required. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, intersection of U.S. 278 and Mathews Drive. 843-686-6050 or www.heritagelib.org.

Tour Historic Fort Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation: 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 is required. 10 a.m. Thursdays, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6050 or www.heritagelib.org.

Historic Tours by Bicycle: 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 90 minutes and is safe, casual and fun. Helmets required, bug spray and water suggested. Bring your own bike. $15 for adults, $10 for children ages 10 and older. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. www.Heritagelib.org.

Farmers Market of Bluffton: The market is now open with additional public parking provided by the town of Bluffton. An artisan showcase on the first Thursday of every month highlights a rotating group of local artists and their fine craftsmanship. Keep an eye out for fabulous new food and farm vendors this year and find your next favorite thing. 1-6 p.m. Thursdays, 1271 May River Road, Bluffton. www.farmersmarketbluffton.org.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: Experience afternoon tea at a beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome; reservations are required. $40  per person. 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. 843-757-6046.

Golf Clinics for All Ages: Group and individual golf programs for adults and juniors led by PGA professional Jeff Picus of Excel and Enjoy Golf Academy. Registration is required. Times vary, Country Club of Hilton Head, Hilton Head Island. 843-295- 8888 or classapro@pga.com.

The Tom Peeples Discovery Lab: Discover unique and fascinating stories about the Lowcountry’s history and environment through hands-on, interactive displays and games. Your visit to the lab is a fun educational experience for all ages. A $2 donation is suggested. 2-4 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays April 2-May 30. The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Helping Parents Heal: This nonprofit organization is dedicated to assisting parents who have lost children, giving them support and resources to aid in the healing process. 1-3 p.m. on the second Sunday of every month, Unitarian Universalist Church, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 201-233-6015 or ivouvalides@aol.com