Your Week Ahead on Hilton Head Island & Bluffton

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Your Week Ahead:  January 17-25, 2019

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

 

THROUGH JAN. 30
2018 Public Art Exhibition: The 2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island features 20 large-scale sculptures created by artists from across the country, placed along the 1-mile walking path at the Coastal Discovery Museum. The event is open during regular hours.
Admission is free. Guided tours are $10 per person and are offered through the museum at 1 p.m. Fridays. Reservations suggested. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

THROUGH FEB. 10
“Monet to Matisse: Masterworks of French Impressionism from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens”: “Monet to Matisse” features 30 paintings from the renowned collection of the Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis. The exhibition includes landscapes, portraits, interiors, and still life by leaders of French Impressionism, as well as major paintings by post-Impressionist artists.
10 a.m.-5 p.m., Telfair Museums, 207 W York St., Savannah. 912-790-8800 or www.telfair.org.

THROUGH MARCH
Hilton Head Island Bridge Club's Winter Workshops: The club's Winter Workshops will be held January through March. These workshops are for beginner, beginner plus, and intermediate players and are open to the general public. Tuesdays beginning Jan. 15: “Cuebids and Counting” intermediate classes; Fridays beginning Jan. 11: Beginner classes to learn how to play the game all of your friends are raving about.
$15. 10 a.m.-noon, Hilton Head Bridge Club, Port Royal Plaza, Hilton Head Island. kbwalsh@roadrunner.com.

JAN. 17
Palmetto Quilt Guild Meeting: Sue Pelland will lecture and teach her innovative, quick applique techniques.The meeting is open to members and guests.
Guest fee is $5. 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Club, 40 Folly Field Rd., Hilton Head Island. For more information, visit www.PalmettoQuiltGuild.org.

JAN. 18
Brian Luckett Classical Guitar:
A concert of music for classical guitar by acclaimed guitarist Dr. Brian Luckett of Jacksonville, Florida.
$20 is the suggested donation. Noon, All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8333 or allsaints-hhi.org.

JAN. 18
Ballet Memphis: For more than 30 years, Ballet Memphis has presented and taught ballet in a way that celebrates the human spirit. Its highly acclaimed, original repertoire speaks of the cultural significance of Memphis, shared with audiences around the globe and at home.
$60 for the 8 p.m. show; $8 for grades 1-12 for the 11 a.m. show. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 205 or www.artshhi.com/field-trips.

JAN. 19
Daufuskie Island Marathon: Offering a unique perspective of the culturally rich history of Daufuskie Island, the race offers 13.1-, 26.2- and 39.3-mile runs through paved and unpaved roads. Runners will be ferried over by boat from 10 Haig Point Court and Buckingham Landing.
Tickets are $100 for the 13.1-mile run; $150 for the 26.2-mile run; and $199 for the 39.3-mile run. Ferry fee is $35. 5:15 a.m.-4:45 p.m., Haig Point, Daufuskie Island. www.hiltonheadisland.org.

JAN. 19
Ballet Memphis Master Class: Enhance your training with the renowned Ballet Memphis during this 90-minute master dance class. Beginner to intermediate dancers are encouraged to attend. At check-out, be sure to complete the questions including the participants name and age, if younger than 18.
$25. 10 a.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 205 or www.artshhi.com/workshops.

JAN. 20, 21
Wolf Moon Full Moon Cruise:
Do some serious moon gazing from the Salty Dog’s 63-foot powered catamaran with upper and lower decks. This moon cruise is two hours and celestial snacks and lunar libations will be served.|
Cost is $24. 5-7 p.m., The Salty Dog, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr., Hilton Head Island. For more information go to 843-683-6462 or go to cruise.saltydog.com.

JAN. 22
Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Meeting: Keith and Tiffany Briley from Charleston Photography Tours and Workshops will be the featured speakers. They are well-known landscape photographers from the Charleston area. They will offer tips on how to best capture the beauty of the Lowcountry. Members, newcomers, and guests are welcome. 
Free. 7 p.m., 21 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. www.new-cchhi.net.

JAN. 23
Irish Genealogy Essentials:
Tracing your Irish and Scots-Irish ancestors can be exhausting and frustrating, but the hunt can lead to exciting discoveries along the way.
$15 for Heritage Library members; $20 for non-members. 12:30-2:30 p.m., University of South Carolina Beaufort’s Hilton Head Campus, Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island.

JAN. 24 LEAN ENSEMBLE2Lean Ensemble Theater Presents “A Doll's House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath: Lean Ensemble Theater presents “A Doll’s House, Part 2” by Lucas Hnath.
Tickets are $40 for adults, $15 for students and active-duty military. 7:30 p.m., Hilton Head Preparatory School Theater, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-715-6676 or www.leanensemble.org.

JAN. 24
Westminster Concert Bell Choir Tour Presents “The Four Seasons”:
The Westminster Concert Bell Choir presents a program highlighting sounds of the seasons. Ringing on the world's largest range of hand bells and Choirchime instruments, the choir performs original works, transcriptions of light classics, hymn tunes and some pop favorites.
Free. 7 p.m., First Baptist Church of Hilton Head Island, 100 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island.

JAN. 25
Winter Concert: “How Sweet the Sound:” A concert of music for voice, piano, violin and flute including works by Mozart, Brahms, and Puccini featuring pianists Sanford Jones and Marvin Keenze, soprano Rebecca Flaherty, and violinist Effie Mydell. For the first time in the history of this annual community concert, two grand pianos will be played. No RSVP required but arrive early for best seating.
Free. donations are welcome. 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Sanctuary, 171 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. For more information go to www.gullahmuseumhhi.org.

 

See a complete listing of this month's events here.