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Your Week Ahead: June 14 - June 20

Looking for something fun to do this week? Find everything that is happening around the Lowcountry in our event calendar.

THROUGH AUGUST 15
Harbourfest
6 - 9 PM | Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina | Free

This weekly event is has been enjoyed by thousands of visitors for the last twenty-seven years! Including live music featuring Shannon Tanner, entertainment from Cappy the Clown, art & crafts and activities for kids. Tuesday nights during HarbourFest are the traditional fireworks nights featuring a spectacular show that lights up the summer nighttime sky. For more, visit the event page.

THROUGH AUGUST 15
Summer Jams
5-9 PM | Shelter Cove Park | Free

Live entertainment and fireworks make for fun filled, festive Tuesday nights at Shelter Cove Park. Check out the Zip Line, Bungee Jump, and Rock Wall, and kids can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting. Activities for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks!  Brought to you by the Island Recreation Association. For more, visit their website.

THROUGH AUGUST 6
“Mamma Mia!”
Times Vary | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $50 Adults, $41 Kids

Nominated for five Tony Awards, this is the musical story of a Mother, a Daughter, three possible Dads, and an unforgettable trip down the aisle. The story-telling magic of ABBA’s songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. Save $10 this Wednesday and Thursday. For exact dates, times, and tickets, call 843-842-ARTS or visit artshhi.com.

SATURDAY, JUNE 24
The Hilton Head Crew Team “Meet and Greet”
4 to 6 PM | Whole Foods, in Shelter Cove | Free

The team, which challenges students from all the local high schools to join and compete, is featuring a “Meet and Greet” and raffle outside of Whole Foods. Parents can learn more about rowing and kids can sign up for the team. Our rowers will demonstrate the ergs outside of the market.

Drone Day
8:30 AM | Don Ryan Center for Innovation | $119 (includes lunch)

Enjoy a fun day of drone flying and learning how many cool things you can do with them. After this event, you will have a basic working knowledge of drones and how to fly them safely and legally! For more, contact info@CrossFlightSkySolutions.com.

JUNE 26 - 30
Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

Join us as we explore music, dance and drama in this one week camp. Students will work with professional artists and will be exposed to a variety of performing art forms in our Black Box Theatre and will create a mini showcase performance on Friday! Online registration is required. Visit AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops

JUNE 26 - 30
Mixed- Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

In this one-week camp, teacher Alana Adams will expose students to folk and fine art from all around the world, inspiring both traditional and unusual 2D and 3D masterpieces. A mini-showcase exhibit/reception will be held on Friday. Online registration is required. Email AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops

LOOKING AHEAD

JUNE 29
Osprey Village Thrift Store Ribbon Cutting
12 - 7 PM | Osprey Village | Free

Osprey Village, Inc. will get an early start on Independence Day festivities when the local advocacy organization celebrates the opening of its new thrift store and corporate headquarters with a ribbon-cutting and cookout out its headquarters. Osprey Village Thrift on Main will hold a holiday sale throughout the day. The celebration will feature live entertainment, American-fare, and fun for all ages. Admission is free with donations welcome. Osprey Village, Inc. is a non-profit promoting expanded community opportunities and resources for adults with developmental disabilities. For more information, call 843-422-6099 or visit ospreyvillage.org.

JUNE 30
Heyward House Public Days
11 AM - 12 PM | Heyward House Historic Center | $2 to participate

Join the Heyward House this Summer for Public Days! Participate in an indoor/outdoor scavenger hunt, where you’ll have a chance to win a prize by seeking out certain items and answering questions based on the history of the house, town and South Carolina! Please call the Heyward House at 843-757-6293 for reservations or more information.

SAVE THE DATE

JULY 6
John Hardy Special Event
5 - 7 PM | Forsythe Jewelers, Shops at Sea Pines Center | Free

John Hardy is a sustainable luxury brand creating objects of beauty; one of a kind, one at a time, each piece by hand. Experience the newest collections during this fun, drop-in event. If you can't make the special event on Thursday, the trunk will be available on Friday and Saturday, July 7 and 8 from 10 am - 5 pm. Forsythe Jewelers is located at 71 Lighthouse Road in the Shops at Sea Pines Center. For more, call (843) 671-7070 or visit ForsytheHHI.com.

JULY 10 - 14
Mixed- Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

In this one-week camp, teacher Alana Adams will expose students to folk and fine art from all around the world, inspiring both traditional and unusual 2D and 3D masterpieces. A mini-showcase exhibit/reception will be held on Friday. Online registration is required. Email AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops.

JULY 11
Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series: Tell Scarlet
5 PM | Wilson Village, Palmetto Bluff | $25 per car

Kicking off this Tuesday, May 16 and running ‘til August, Palmetto Bluff’s Summer Concert Series welcomes favorite local musicians to the village greens of the new Moreland Village and Wilson Village. Just ask directions at the gate. Entrance is just $25 per car (load ‘em up!). Food and beverage will be available for purchase (cash only). Proceeds benefit Family Promise, a local non-profit organization that provides temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children by mobilizing community resources.

JULY 10 - 14
Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

Join us as we explore music, dance and drama in this one week camp. Students will work with professional artists and will be exposed to a variety of performing art forms in our Black Box Theatre and will create a mini showcase performance on Friday! Online registration is required. Visit AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops

JULY 24 - 28
Theatre Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $210

Campers ages 9-14 will make a cast of new friends during this fun-filled week! Campers will experience a mini-production and will not only be the cast, but will also be the production crew. Under instructor Jay Apking, kids will learn how to write scripts, understand and develop characters, create sets, props, and design costumes.Online registration is required. Email AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops.

JULY 25
Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series: The Bushels
5 PM | Moreland Village, Palmetto Bluff | $25 per car

Kicking off this Tuesday, May 16 and running ‘til August, Palmetto Bluff’s Summer Concert Series welcomes favorite local musicians to the village greens of the new Moreland Village and Wilson Village. Just ask directions at the gate. Entrance is just $25 per car (load ‘em up!). Food and beverage will be available for purchase (cash only). Proceeds benefit Family Promise, a local non-profit organization that provides temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children by mobilizing community resources.

JULY 27 - 29
Gurhan Trunk Show
10 AM - 5 PM | Forsythe Jewelers, The Shops at Sea Pines | Free

Join us for a three-day trunk show highlighting the very best from award-winning international jewelry designer, Gurhan Orhan. Gurhan creates handcrafted luxury jewelry that embodies grace and beauty, and celebrates a life worth living. Forsythe Jewelers is located at 71 Lighthouse Road in the Shops at Sea Pines Center. For more, call (843) 671-7070 or visit ForsytheHHI.com.

JULY 31 - AUGUST 4
STEAM Camp
Times Vary by Age | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $115

STEAM Summer Camp is an exciting and hands-on learning opportunity for youth ages 9-14, with a special emphasis on the STEAM curriculum areas (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). During this fun-filled week, taught by Alanda Adams, campers will learn about concepts such as vibrations, circuits, forces of motion, simple machines, and electromagnetism while creating projects that will have them eager to learn more!  Projects will include a “robot” that draws, tiny dancing sculptures made with homopolar motors, pendulum paintings, kinetic sculptures, and “circuit bugs”. Online registration is required. Email AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops.

AUGUST 8
Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series: Bottles & Cans
5 PM | Wilson Village, Palmetto Bluff | $25 per car

Kicking off this Tuesday, May 16 and running ‘til August, Palmetto Bluff’s Summer Concert Series welcomes favorite local musicians to the village greens of the new Moreland Village and Wilson Village. Just ask directions at the gate. Entrance is just $25 per car (load ‘em up!). Food and beverage will be available for purchase (cash only). Proceeds benefit Family Promise, a local non-profit organization that provides temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children by mobilizing community resources.

ONGOING

Marine Science Expeditions
Tuesdays, 10 AM to 12 pm | departing from Skull Creek Marina | $45 Adult, $30 Child

The 2-hour expedition aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist Amber Kuehn will take place in Skull Creek and either Jarvis Creek or Mackeys Creek. It will allow participants to observe nature up close with a display of live organisms.  A scientific explanation will accompany a trip through this scenic waterway and salt marsh.  From microscopic animals to dolphins, the possibilities are endless. Ask your technical questions and get educated answers. Space is limited and reservations are required. You may call 843-689-6767 ext 223 or make reservations at coastaldiscovery.org

Lowcountry Critters with Joe Maffo
Wednesdays & Fridays, 10 AM to 2 PM | Coastal Discovery Museum | $10 Adult, $5 Child

This casual “Meet and Greet” will help participants to learn more about the alligators, snakes, turtles and other critters that share Hilton Head Island with us.  Joe Maffo with Critter Management will bring along some of his “friends” to share with everyone.  Participants will have a chance to get an up-close view of the various animals, learn more about them and take lots of photos.  There will be no formal presentation; visitors can stop by various stations to meet the different types of animals on site. No reservations for this program just drop in and see!

Pinckney Island Shuttle Tours
Tuesdays, 10:30 AM to 12 PM | Pinckney Island parking lot | Free

Friends of the Savannah Coastal Wildlife Refuges is pleased to offer free guided shuttle tours of Pinckney Island NWR. These tours are available for the general public and especially for those with accessibility challenges. This wouldn’t be possible without funding from the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry. We hope you will come out to explore this exciting refuge. Registration is required at coastalrefuges.org/PI/.  For questions, contact kathryn7reed@aol.com.

Shelter Cove Towne Centre- Movie Nights in the Park
Thursdays, 9 PM | Shelter Cove Community Park | Free

Rain or shine, after the sun sets over Broad Creek join us waterside at Shelter Cove Community Park for a summer full of blockbuster hits! Watch all your favorites under the stars on a 20' movie screen. No admission fee! Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended. For movie schedule and more information visit sheltercovetownecentre.com.

Tennis Exhibition and Happy Hour
Mondays, 5:30 PM | Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina | Free

Tennis staff members & guests gather over cocktails to watch the pros play on Centre Court in Palmetto Dunes. For more, visit palmettodunes.com.

Candace Whittemore Lovely Special Exhibition
Mondays - Sundays, 8 AM to 3 PM | The French Bakery, Shelter Cove Towne Centre | Free

Candace Whittemore Lovely, an American Impressionist Painter known for her pleasing and peaceful views of American Life, introduces “IRISES after Vincent Van Gogh” on debris logs from Hurricane Matthew. Candace Whittemore Lovely is most renowned for painting Barbara Bush’s original White House Portrait.  Her entire collection can be viewed at candacelovely.com.

Farmer’s Market of Bluffton
Thursdays, 1 PM - 6 PM | Parking Lot at 1271 May River Road | Free

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. For more, visit farmersmarketbluffton.org.

Savannah Culinary Tour
Tuesdays - Saturdays, 1:30 PM | Savannah Historic District | $49 Adult, $45 Military, $39 Child

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. Reservations are required. For more, call 912-604-3007 or visit SavannahCulinaryTour.com.

Town of Hilton Head seeks volunteers for Culture and Arts Advisory Committee
Ongoing | Click Here to Apply Online | Call 843-341-4604

The mission of this new committee is to work actively and collaboratively with the Town's Culture and Arts Network Director to achieve goals. Applicants should be aware that this will be a highly active working committee that will likely meet more than once a month during business hours. Preferred applicants will have experience in local entertainment, arts, culture, and heritage endeavors, or other professional qualifications helpful to fulfilling the Committee's mission. Apply online or call the above number. Please submit a resume with your application.

Meditation + Yoga
Mondays, 9 AM - 10 AM | Hilton Head Library | Free

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. For more information, contact Lauren Read at 843-255-6531 or lread@bcgov.net

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes
Alternating Saturdays, 10:30 AM until 12:30 PM | Coastal Discovery Museum | $65

Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry’s best known art forms, from a local Gullah basket maker. Then, try your hand starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. Please note, a minimum of 5 participants is required for this class to occur, with a temporary entrance on 278 eastbound between Spanish Wells Road and Gumtree Road reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Dolphin Research Excursion by Coastal Discovery Museum
Most Wednesdays, 10 AM to 2 PM | May River | $55

The excursion will study acoustic communications between resident dolphins in the May River. While researchers from Dr. Eric Montie’s Lab at the University of South Carolina Beaufort visually identify and record dolphin vocalizations, marine biologist Captain Amber Kuehn will share what we have learned about these fascinating cetaceans. Ages 10 and older only, please. Reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at coastaldiscovery.org.

Lowcountry Critters with Joe Maffo at the Museum
Wednesdays & Fridays, 11 AM - 2 PM | Coastal Discovery Museum | $10 Adult, $5 Child

This casual “meet and greet” will help participants learn more about the alligators, snakes, turtles and other critters that share Hilton Head Island with us. Joe Maffo with Critter Management will bring along some of his “friends” to share with everyone. Visitors can stop by various stations to meet the different types of animals on site. No reservations for this program just drop in and see!  

Monday Night Exhibitions
Mondays, 5:30 PM through August | Sea Pines Racquet Club | Free

Join in for an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings, and our traditional fishbowl sale. For additional information, please contact the Sea Pines Racquet Club at 843-363-4495.

Freshwater Fishing
Tuesdays & Thursdays, 10 AM -11:30 AM | Sea Pines Resort | $19 Adult, $14 Child

Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve while fishing. Supplies provided. Reservations required; contact (843) 842-1979. For additional information visit seapines.com.

Golf Croquet & Clinic
Wednesdays, 10 AM | Sea Pines Resort | $11

Enjoy a clinic playing golf croquet on our immaculate lawn adjacent to the Harbour Town Clubhouse, with complimentary equipment available throughout the day. Reservations are required; contact 843-842-1979. For additional information visit seapines.com.

Live Jazz at ELA’s
Sunday during Brunch or Nightly, 7 PM | ELA'S Blu Water Grille | Complimentary

Enjoy the sounds of local jazz stalwarts on our grand piano during Sunday brunch and select evenings. For a complete schedule, call 843.785.3030.

The Jazz Corner
Nightly concerts at 8 PM, doors open at 6 PM | The Village at Wexford C-1 | Prices Vary

The Jazz Corner's intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by our innovative southern flavors menu and personal, attentive service. For concert schedules and more information, call 843-842-8620 or visit thejazzcorner.com.

First Books of Beaufort in Need of Volunteers
Dates and Times Flexible | Apply Here

First Books of Beaufort holds story hours at Title I schools and distributes over 750 books each month to 4-year-olds to take home. The organization is in need of volunteers to read at three locations on Hilton Head Island. Volunteers can choose a time, date, and school convenient for them once per month. For more information or to volunteer, email firstbooksofbeaufort@gmail.com or visit firstbooksofbeaufort.com.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion
Tuesdays at 2 PM | Rose Hill Mansion | $40

Experience afternoon tea atthe most beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches, and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome. 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 | Call for Pricing

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.

CAMPS

Hilton Head Preparatory School Summer Camps!
Session Dates and Times Vary | Pricing Varies

Hilton Head Preparatory School Summer Programs are available to all children and young adults of the community and provide an opportunity for every camper to develop skills and interests in a great variety of areas. Enrollment is limited and will be on a “first-come, first-served" basis. For more, contact  Liz Nash at 843-290-8805, or visit hhprep.org/summer-programs.

Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) Summer Art Camp
Weekdays, 9 AM - 11 AM | June 19-23 and July 10-14 | Center for Creative Arts at SoBA | $100

This summer, children will have a chance to learn the styles and techniques of such famous artists as Pablo Picasso’s Cubism, Salvador Dali’s Surrealism, George Braque’s collage and Andy Warhol’s Pop Art printmaking during “Art with the Masters” summer camp. The camp is designed for children ages 7-14. Registration is limited to 14 students per session. Parents are asked to not send their children with a lunch; drinks only. Supplies will be provided. Scholarships are available by sending a written request to: Sandra Wenig, PO Box 1972, Bluffton, SC 29910. To register for the class, call 843-247-2868 or register online at sobagallery.com.

Bluffton School of Dance
Sessions Dates and Times Vary | Pricing begins at $55 per month

Save the Day in Adventure Bay, Party like a Princess, Fight like a Jedi, Soar Higher with New Cheers and Stunts and SO MUCH MORE! With 7 weeks of Summer Camps and 2 full months of Summer Classes, there is something special and unique for every Lowcountry dancer ages 2 and up! For more, email blufftonschoolofdance@gmail.com or visit blufftonschoolofdance.com

Alliance Dance Academy
Sessions Dates and Times Vary | $200

Join us this summer for fun- filled days of crafts, books, movies and of course, dance! A different theme each week. Bring your lunch and a drink and we will supply the snacks. Summer classes also available for Creative Movement, Ballet, Tumbling, Jazz, Tap and Hip Hop. Ages 2 ½ & up. $200 first camp per person, 10% discount each add’l camp per person. Each week is filled with activities based on the theme of the camp. To register or for more information call 843-757-8277 or visit alliancedanceacademy.com.

Station 300 - Kids Bowl Free Summer Program
Hours Vary | Through Sept. 5 | Buckwalter Place Shopping Center | 2 Free Games a Day

Fill your summer days with fun at the state-of-the-art arcade with 40 games and a redemption prize center. Kids bowl 2 free games every day! Finish the day off at the snack bar and Zeppelin’s Bar & Grill featuring plenty of seating indoors and an outdoor patio. Hours vary – call 843-815-2695 ext.3 or register here.

IJGA Summer Camp
Weekly sessions | Through August 7 | International Junior Golf Academy | Call for Pricing

Train like a pro this summer. With a team of world-class professionals dedicated to developing junior golfers, at International Junior Golf Academy you’ll get the right technical, tactical, mental and physical training to accomplish amazing things this summer and beyond. IJGA’s unique program delivers customized golf training/competition by Director Jonathan Yarwood in a close, family environment in Hilton Head, South Carolina. Call 843-264-7448 or visit IJGASummerCamp.com.

Coastal Carolina Camp (Ages 7 and up) at Shelter Cove Marina
Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30 AM | Through mid-August | $125 for a 2 day session

Outside Hilton Head is offering a fun, engaging adventure day camp. Daily activities may include kayaking, crabbing, water trampoline, beachcombing, and even squid dissection. Plus, lots of games that provide a great introduction to the Carolina salt marsh ecosystem and loads of fun. For over 30 years, an award winning camp. $125 per child per 2 day session. For more information, call 800-686-6996 or visit outsidehiltonhead.com.

Theatre Camp
9:30 AM -3:30 PM June 19-23 or July 24-28 | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $210

Campers ages 9-14 will make a cast of new friends during this fun-filled week! Campers will experience a mini-production and will not only be the cast, but will also be the production crew. Kids will learn how to write scripts, understand and develop characters, create sets, props, and design costumes. Online registration is required. For more information contact Alana Adams at AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops.

Take the Stage! Performing Arts Camp
Session Dates and Times Vary | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

Join us as we explore music, dance and drama in this one week camp. Students will work with professional artists and will be exposed to a variety of performing art forms in our Black Box Theatre and will create a mini showcase performance on Friday! Online registration is required. For more information contact Alana Adams at AAdams@artshhi.com or visit artshhi.com/workshops.

Mixed- Up Masterpieces Visual Arts Camp
Session Dates and Times Vary | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $110

In this one-week camp, students will study folk and fine art from all around the world that will inspire both traditional and unusual 2D and 3D masterpieces. A mini-showcase exhibit/reception will be held on Friday. Online registration is required. For more information contact Alana Adams at AAdams@artshhi.com or visit  artshhi.com/workshops.

STEAM Camp
10 AM - 12:15 PM, July 31- Aug. 4 | Arts Center of Coastal Carolina | $115

STEAM Summer Camp is an exciting and hands-on learning opportunity for youth ages 9-14, with a special emphasis on the STEAM curriculum areas (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics). During this fun-filled week campers will learn about concepts such as vibrations, circuits, forces of motion, simple machines, and electromagnetism while creating projects that will have them eager to learn more!  Projects will include a “robot” that draws, tiny dancing sculptures made with homopolar motors, pendulum paintings, kinetic sculptures, and “circuit bugs”. Online registration is required. For more information contact Alana Adams at AAdams@artshhi.com or visit  artshhi.com/workshops.

Guardian Angels Sitting Service

Guardian Angels Sitting Service is a Child Care, Elderly Companion & Pet Sitting Referral Agency, servicing the lowcountry and the surrounding areas. We provide Babysitters and Activity Coordinators to families, hotels, rental properties, churches, small and large company functions, weddings, camps, clubs, plantations and resorts. We can develop, plan and manage an Activities Program, Kid’s Night Out, Day Camps, Holiday Craft events and Week Long Summer Camps for your company. Call us today for more information 877-470-4277 x4.

Art Cafe Kids Night Out
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights | Art Cafe | Call for Pricing

Kids will have so much fun at the Art Cafe! During Kids Night Out your child will paint two pottery projects, play games and eat dinner with other kids.  While the kids are having fun, the adults can enjoy a relaxing night downstairs at Rockfish Seafood and Steaks.  Please call 843-785-5525 for more details and to reserve spot today!