Your Week Ahead on Hilton Head Island & Bluffton


Your Week Ahead:   March 20-27, 2019

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


MARCH 5-31
SoBA’s 25th Annual Judged Show: Lowcountry artists are invited to submit their works of art for the Society of Bluffton Artists’ 25th annual judged show. To be eligible for an award, a minimum of seven pieces must be displayed in any one of the following categories: acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor or 3-D. Pre-registration is required by stopping by the gallery. The deadline for entries is 9-11 a.m. March 4. Exhibit runs from March 5-31. Registration cost is $25 for SoBA members; $45 for non-members. Society of Bluffton Artists, 6 Church St., Bluffton. 843-757-6586 or

Mid-Week Lenten Services:
Presbyterian, United Methodist, and A.M.E. churches in the greater Bluffton and Okatie areas will gather together in the season of Lent for worship and fellowship. A guest pastor will share the message during the 30-minute service. Offerings received as part of the service will support missions and ministries selected by the host church. Following the worship service, a light luncheon will be served. Noon. Church of the Palms UMS, 1425 Okatie Highway, Okatie. 843-379-1888.

RembrandtandtheJewishExperienceMARCH 15 - JUNE 30
“Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience” Exhibition at Telfair Museums:
This exhibition contains 21 etchings by Rembrandt and one drawing by Rembrandt’s teacher, Pieter Lastman. These works highlight the artist’s nuanced relationship with Amsterdam’s citizens of the Jewish faith and the keen insights Rembrandt brought to interpretations of Old Testament Bible stories. $20. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W York St., Savannah. 912-790-8800.

“Turning the Tide” booking signing and presentation:
The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Sally R. Murphy for this presentation and book signing. Cost is $35 including book and presentation or $10 for presentation only. 1 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.    

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MARCH 20-24
“If You Forget Me”:
Lean Ensemble Theater presents “If You Forget Me” by Nora Leahy. $40 for adults; $15 for students and active-duty military. Group rates available. 7:30 p.m., with a 2 p.m. matinee March 24. Hilton Head Preparatory School’s Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-715-6676 or

Palmetto Quilt Guild:
The Palmetto Quilt Guild will meet with guest speaker Anna Faustino, who specializes in teaching, art history and culture, painting, engineering drawing and textile art. $5. noon-3 p.m., Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island.

Gala-bration for the Bluffton Boys & Girls Club:
This memorable fundraiser has returned to the Montage Inn at Palmetto Bluff. Bud Mingledorff is the emcee and Sonny Huntley is the auctioneer at this fundraiser that includes a cocktail hour, auction, dinner and entertainment by members of the Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton. Tickets are $225. For more information and tickets go to: 

The Literacy Center Hosts The American Dream Celebration:
This special evening will raise funds for Beaufort County’s only adult literacy nonprofit group. The event will include a silent auction, heavy heavy hors d’oeuvres and wine and beer. Hilton Head Island pianist Bill Peterson will perform. Monty Jett is master of ceremonies. $750 for a reserved table for 10; $65 for individuals. The Golf Club at Indigo Run, 101 Berwick Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-6616.

carclubMARCH 22
Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-In:
No costs, no reservations, awards, 50/50 raffle, open to all automotive enthusiasts. 5-8 p.m. Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island.

Spring Serenade:
Professional soloists and orchestra present the elegant Mass in G by Viennese composer Franz Schubert and music from the award-winning Rodgers and Hammerstein Broadway musical “Carousel.” $10-$40. 8 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island.

MARCH 22-23
Forsythe Jewelers: Wanderlust Event:
noon-7 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. March 23. The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road #300, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or

Bourbon Ball:
The Bourbon Ball gala to benefit the arts, outreach and education begins in outdoor tented venues with an open bar, bourbon tastings, Kentucky-inspired heavy hors d’oeuvres and an outdoor cigar lounge. Enjoy the bluegrass sounds of Lowcountry Boil. $175. 6 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 206.

Music on Malphrus: Kirsten Maxwell:
Get ready to add Kirsten Maxwell to your list of favorite singer/songwriters. Maxwell has a dedicated hometown following and a growing presence in the national indie/folk scene. $20. 7 p.m. Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 

Harbour Town Spring Fest:
A sidewalk sale, with Harbour Town shops offering great deals and fabulous finds; local favorite Deas Guyz in concert; nautical activities, featuring a variety  of watersports, nature tours and boat rides; great dining on the harbour all day; and children activities. The Carolina Dreamers Car Club will have a selection of classic cars on display. 11a.m.-6 p.m. The Sea Pines Resort, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979.

Tuesday Talk: Sea Turtles:
Carlos Chacon, manager of natural history at the Coastal Discovery Museum, will discuss the history and biology of the sea turtles that inhabit the Atlantic Ocean. Come learn about the status of our sea turtles and the challenges and threats they face. Reservations required. $5 per person, free for children younger than 16. 5:30-7 p.m., Port Royal Sound Foundation, 310 Okatie Highway, Okatie. 843-645-7774.

The Role of Women in the History & Development of Hilton Head:
Follow the journey of the women who came first to Hilton Head Island. Their journeys tell about their strong commitments to this island and how they made life here stronger and better. $20. 10:30 a.m.-noon, Heritage Library, 2 Corpus Christi, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560.

The Hidden Beauty of Sand:
Explore the beauty and the complexity of sand. Not just for sand castles, this fascinating substance is the bedrock of our island. $7. 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.

MARCH 28-30
Get The Led Out: Far and away the best Led Zeppelin tribute band out there, Get the Led Out is vouched for by Jimmy Page himself.  $51. 8 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 206.


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