KENDRA NATTER PRESENTS “THROUGH MY EYES II”: The Society of Bluffton Artists welcomes featured artist Kendra Natter’s photography. Free. Opening reception June 9, 3-5 p.m. SoBA gallery, 6 Church St., Bluffton. sobagallery.com.
THROUGH JUNE 1
26th Biennale National Juried Art Exhibition: Representing 100 artists from 25 states, the Biennale is the longest-running national juried art exhibition in the area. $10. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Saturdays; noon-4 p.m. Sundays and 90 minutes before all Arts Center of Coastal Carolina performances. Art League Gallery at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or www.artleaguehhi.org.
THROUGH JUNE 2
“Expect the Unexpecting”: Local artist Joy Lillith Hermann works in acrylic and mixed media using molding pastes and layers of glazes and inks to create her paintings. Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, 6 Church St., Bluffton. 843-757-6586 or www.sobagallery.com.
THROUGH JUNE 9
Jaume Plensa’s “Talking Continents” Exhibition: Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center presents a solo exhibition by artist Jaume Plensa. $20. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Telfair Museums’ Jepson Center, 207 W York St., Savannah. www.telfair.org.
THROUGH JUNE 24
Drone Essentials Training: A five-day training course designed for those who wants to learn more about the UAS industry and to prepare for commercial drone operations. Maximum of 10 students per class. $1,495. 8:30 a.m. Mondays through June 24. 28 Dr. Mellichamp Drive, Bluffton. 843-705-8040 or www.crossflightskysolutions.com.
THROUGH JUNE 30
“Rembrandt and the Jewish Experience” Exhibition: This exhibition contains 21 etchings by Rembrandt and one drawing by Rembrandt’s teacher, Pieter Lastman, highlighting the artists’ nuanced relationship with Amsterdam’s citizens of the Jewish faith and 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.
The Outside Foundation Beach Cleanup: Volunteers are needed to help clean up the beach area around Coligny. All supplies will be provided. Please bring your own water. Free. 8-10 a.m. Tiki Hut, 1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.outsidebrands.com.
Community Art: Paint a Mural at the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island: The Office of Cultural Affairs for the Town of Hilton Head Island and the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island invite the public to help paint artist Lauren Andreu's "For the Cause of Peace and Brotherhood" mural. It’s a paint-by-numbers project of athlete, activist and philanthropist Muhammad Ali. 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Free. 151 Gumtree Road, Hilton Head Island.
Kendra Natter presents “Through My Eyes II”: The Society of Bluffton Artists welcomes featured artist Kendra Natter’s photography. Free. 3-5 p.m. SoBA gallery, 6 Church St., Bluffton. www.sobagallery.com.
Coastal Glassworks: Beaufort-based glass artist Kathy Oda prsents new glasswork including images of fern leaves, flowering bromeliad, sea turtles are abundant in her glass. A fundraiser for the Coastal Discovery Museum, 10 percent of her proceeds will go to the museum. Free. 5-7 p.m., Art League Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or www.artleaguehhi.org.
Deaz Guys: Palmetto Bluff Summer Concert Series: Dance the night away to this popular band on a hot summer night at Mooreland Village. Proceeds benefit Family Promise of Beaufort County, whose mission is to provide temporary shelter, family stability and permanent housing solutions for homeless families with children by mobilizing community resources. Gates open at 5 p.m., concert starts at 6:30 p.m. Bring your own chair or picnic blanket. Food and drink available for purchase, or bring your own hand-held cooler. $25 per car. Palmetto Bluff. www.palmettobluff.com.
Karen Heitman at Palmetto Plant Eaters: The Palmetto Plant Eaters Club is free, open to the public, and meets monthly to teach and support whole-food, plant-based vegan eating. She will discuss the National Health Association, which promotes the benefits of a plant-based diet. She is the founder of the Eat Smart, Live Longer Club of Sun City Hilton Head, which now has more than 60 members. Free. 6:30 p.m., Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry building, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. www.palmettoplanteaters.com.
JUNE 5, 20 & 24
Sea Turtles of Hilton Head Island: Learn about the life of sea turtles, their nesting patterns and the best ways to protect them as they venture to our shores. Led by Amber Kuehn, head of Hilton Head’s Sea Turtle Protection Project. $19 for adults; $15 for children ages 12 and younger. 8-9 p.m., Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Krupp Brothers Wine Dinner: Join us for a wonderful dinner featuring Krupp Brothers Wine and cuisine by guest chef Shawn Ross of Reilley's Bar & Grill and R&R Catering. $125 per person. 7:30-10 p.m., Rollers Wine & Spirits, 9 Palmetto Bay Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1200 or www.rollerswineandspirits.com.
Fun in the Sun for Everyone: This event will give special-needs children and adults and their families the opportunity to enjoy the beach in a safe and inclusive setting. Activities will include paddle boarding, boogie boarding, surfing, beach games and relaxation. Lifeguards and volunteers will be included in the event to ensure a safe environment for all. Free. 10 a.m.-noon. Marriott’s Surfwatch, 10 Surf Watch Way, Hilton Head Island. Advance registration encouraged by not required. 423-760-2103 or www.pocketsfullofsun.org.
Pro League of Hilton Head Island: Watch the island’s best tennis players compete. The league was formed to give local tennis professionals and highly ranked amateurs a place to play competitive tennis and is open to any player with a USTA rating of 4.5 or higher. Food and beverage available for purchase (cash only). Free. 6:30 p.m., Long Cove Club, 399 Long Cove Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.facebook.com/HHIPTL/.
Hemp Fest: Explore, purchase and learn about hemp and CBD products at this first-ever festival featuring leading hemp/CBD retailers from the Lowcountry and beyond. Must 18 years old and must have a valid ID to purchase. Event takes place on the green next to Gigi’s Boutique on Calhoun Street. Free. Noon-4 p.m., 40 Calhoun St., Bluffton. www.facebook.com/juicehive.
JUNE 8 & 29
Sweetgrass Basket-Making Classes: Learn one of the Lowcountry’s most iconic art forms from a local Gullah basket maker. Start a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. $65/person. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext 223.
JUNE 11-AUG. 20
HarbourFest: An all-summer-long celebration that takes over Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina through Labor Day weekend. Free. 6-9 p.m. Shelter Cove Harbour, 19 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Shannon Tanner performs at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Cappy the Clown will paint faces, make balloon animals and offer a variety of other interactive activites from 6-9 p.m. Mondays-Fridays. Fireworks will be launched at dusk Tuesday nights June 11-Aug. 20, weather permitting. Fireworks will be held Thursday, July 4, with no Tuesday show that week.
JUNE 13-AUG. 22
Parrot Palooza: Shannon Tanner plays with his Jimmy Buffett tribute band, the Oyster Reefers. The shows start at 7 p.m.; there will be no Parrot Palooza on July 4. Tuesdays, June 13-Aug. 22.
JUNE 14-AUG. 16
Sunset Celebration: Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the music and the breeze off Broad Creek. Free. 7-10 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.sheltercovetownecentre.com.
Father’s Day Pint Night: Howler Brothers and Outside Hilton Head invite you to celebrate Father's Day with frosty brews, live music, food hot off the grill and camaraderie while you shop for Dad. The first 100 guests will receive a commemorative pint glass and other goodies from Howler Brothers. 5:30-8:30 p.m. Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.outsidebrands.com.
An Evening with Angie Aparo: Grammy Award-winning songwriter Angie Aparo is the song-writing talent behind Faith Hill's “Cry”. Aparo has also written songs for Big & Rich, Tim McGraw and Miley Cyrus. $20. 7:30-10:30 p.m., Coligny Theatre, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6050 or www.colignyplaza.com.
Hollywood Acting Workshop: Main Street Youth Theatre will host Hollywood actor Tara Bianco in a workshop where she will help aspiring actors understand how the industry works and how to make a living acting in TV or film. She will also go over script analysis, character breakdown and cold reads. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Main Street Youth Theatre, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. email@example.com.
JUNE 15, 16 & 17
Full Moon Kayak Tours: Kayak by the light of the moon for a truly unique experience that guests love. $45 for adults in a single kayak; $67.50 for adults and children in a double kayak; $90 for two adults in a double kayak. 6-8 p.m. Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
Julie’s Jam Tennis Tournament: Get out on the court to benefit Hilton Head Humane Association. $100 a person includes ferry transportation, tournament fee and lunch. 9 a.m., Haig Point Tennis Center, 130 Club House Lane, Daufuskie Island. 843-341-8155.
Playing for Paws Tennis Tournament: Get your racket to benefit Hilton Head Humane Association. 9 a.m., Indigo Run Tennis Center, 101 Berwick Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8686 or www.hhhumane.org.
June Strawberry Moon Cruise: The Salty Dog’s 63-foot catamaran with upper and lower decks, will cruise in Calibogue Sound for the perfect Lowcountry evening. Enjoy celestial snacks and lunar libations from the onboard galley kitchen. $30. 7:30-9:30 p.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-683-6462 or www.cruise.saltydog.com.
Faith and Race: St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church will host renowned scholar, activist, author and artist the Rev. Dr. Peter M. Wherry for an engaging discussion on faith and race. Free. 10-11:30 a.m., St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-785-4711 or www.hhiumc.com.
Inaugural Hilton Head Island Music Festival: This two-day festival will feature electrifying live performances by a variety of local, state and regional acts and is expected to draw 1,000 to 1,500 attendees. Tickets are $59; children ages 12 and younger get in free. 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 216-554-7366 or hhimusicfest.com. Get tickets at www.mylowcountrytix.com.
Dustin Scott: Artist in Residence at Palmetto Bluff: See this Texas-based show off his flying fishing nets at a series of events at Palmetto Bluff. Scott will lead a fishing trip using these beautifully crafted wooden dip nets and will lead a nature photography workshop. www.palmettobluffartist.com/june-2019.
JUNE 26-AUG. 4
“Legally Blonde: The Musical”: A fun and award-winning musical based on the movie, “Legally Blonde: The Musical” follows the transformation of beautiful and popular Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and obstacles in pursuit of her dreams. Tickets for preview performances June 26-27 are $40 for adults and $27 for children ages 5-15; tickets for shows June 28-Aug. 4 are $50 for adults and $37 for children ages 5-15. 8 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 206, or www.artshhi.com.
Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-In: Open to all auto enthusiast, locals and visitors. Free. 5-8 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island.
Seventh Annual Spartina 449 Warehouse Sale: This extremely popular event is back to sell colorful scarves, jewelry, handbags and accessories inspired by Daufuskie Island. 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. www.spartina449.com.
SAVE THE DATE
Haig Point Charity Golf Tournament: This will be a five-person shamble; four players plus one assigned golf professional. Players can sign up as individuals or teams. $300 per player includes transportation, breakfast and lunch, hole contests and prizes, a donation to the Haig Point Foundation and an oceanfront awards ceremony with refreshments. 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m., The Haig Point Foundation, 130 Clubhouse Lane, Daufuskie Island. www.haigpointfoundation.org.
May River Shrimp Festival: Entertainers scheduled to perform include Pinckney Island Boys and Groove Town Assault on July 11, with Bobby Magyarosi and The Hornan Brothers on July 12. $5 for adults; free for children ages 12 and younger. 5:30-9:30 p.m. July 11; 4:30-9:30 p.m. July 12, Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843- 757-8520 or www.blufftonsunsetparty.com.
Hilton Head Farmers Market: Take home fresh produce, pasture-raised chicken, free-range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she-crab soup and much more. Shopping at the Hilton Head Farmers Market is about more than getting great food. It is also about meeting friends, strengthening community, and rebuilding the local food economy. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 226, or www.coastaldiscovery.org.
Summer Jams: The Island Recreation Association presents a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night being fireworks, which start around 9 p.m. Kids can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks. 5-9 p.m. Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island.
Movie Nights: After the sun sets over Broad Creek, watch favorites under the stars on a 20' movie screen. Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended. Thursdays from 9-11 p.m. June 14– Despicable Me 3. June 21 – Jaws. June 28 – ET. Free.
Wonderful Wings: Discover lives of butterflies from eggs, to caterpillar, to chrysalis, to adult. Explore the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat with your guide and get an up-close look at all four stages of the butterfly life cycle. Create a simple seed craft to take home and start your own butterfly garden. $10 per child and adult; $5 for additional children ages 3 and older; children ages 2 and younger are free. Every Tuesday in June through August. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.
Marsh Critters: Get up-close and hands-on with several marsh critters as your guide shares a fun short story about the many critters you might encounter while spending a day in the salt marsh. $10 per child and adult; $5 for additional children ages 3 and older; children ages 2 and younger are free. 10-11 a.m. Thursdays in June through August. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.
Critters Meet-and-Greet: Learn about the alligators, snakes, and other critters that share Hilton Head Island. See these animals up close, get hands-on and hold a critter or two, take pictures with your favorite critters, and learn more about these amazing animals and how to safely share the Lowcountry with them. $10 per adult; $5 for children ages 5-12. Through August. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 ext. 224.
Garvin-Garvey House Tours: Visit the newly restored Garvin-Garvey House for a guided tour. $5. By appointment from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. www.townofbluffton.sc.gov.
Farmers Market of Bluffton: Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and herbs abound at the Farmers Market of Bluffton, a weekly community event where locals and tourists gather not only to buy excellent produce but also to enjoy delicious food, listen to entertainment, and relax with friends. 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, 40 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-415-2447.
Bike Tours In A Historic District: A casual 3-mile, safe and fun bike tour through some of the island’s most captivating historic sites. See the fishing co-op where native islanders once farmed, feasted and fended off the chemical company BASF, the hallowed ground of a Gullah cemetery, an Indian Shell Enclosure, the tabby ruins located on a former plantation and visit with volunteers from the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island. Price ranges from $15 to $25. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. www.heritagelib.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.
Adult Paint and Play: Paint and Play is an adult wine and paint night of fun entertainment for all skill levels — no experience needed. Relax, unwind and let out your inner creativity as artist Kristin Griffis helps you create your own finished piece of artwork. Thursdays, Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or www.artleaguehhi.org.
Fishing & Crabbing Lessons: Ben Green with Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church on Squire Pope Road will offer a free missionary program that teaches children fishing and crabbing skills. 4 p.m. Saturdays, Rowing & Sailing Center, 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-816-0172.
Guided Tours of Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center: The museum offers guided tours of the four-room Carolina farmhouse and two outbuildings, which are filled with interesting artifacts and furnishings from the late 1800s into the 1920s. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour and are offered as visitors arrive unless previously scheduled. $10; reservations are not required except for groups of 10 or more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center, 70 Boundary St., Bluffton. www.heywardhouse.org.
Deas Guyz at The Jazz Corner: $10. 7:30-11 p.m. Sundays, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.
Monday Night Exhibition: Enjoy an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings, and a traditional fishbowl sale. Sponsored by Sea Pines Real Estate, Prince, Adidas and Wilson. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 26, Sea Pines Racquet Club, 5 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-4495.
“Jazz By the Sea”: Modern and classic jazz by the Mike Barbara Trio, featuring pianist Bill Peterson. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ocean Lounge, Sea Pines Beach Club, Hilton Head Island. 842-843-1888.
History Classes at Heritage Library: $15 for Heritage Library members; $20 for non-members. 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesdays, Heritage Library, 2 Corpus Christi Suite 100, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560.
Ancestry Classes at Heritage Library: $15 for Heritage Library members; $20 for non-members. 12:30-2:30 p.m. The Heritage Library, 2 Corpus Christi Suite 100, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560.
“Shorts at High Noon”: This collection features indie short films, student films and animation films included in the Beaufort Film Society's library of films. These films were official submissions and finalists and in some cases won at the Beaufort International Film Festival from 2007-19. Free. 11:30 a.m. check-in, screenings begin at noon, Wednesdays, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Road, Building 12, Beaufort. www.beaufortfilmfestival.com.
The Market: The Village at Wexford Market once again offering local residents and visitors to the area fresh produce, tasty treats, handcrafted goods and other locally inspired items to area residents and visitors in a unique Lowcountry setting. Wednesdays through Sept. 4. For more information about The Market at the Village at Wexford and a complete listing of vendors this season, “like” The Village at Wexford on Facebook. Interested vendors can contact Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Nice Guys: Get your groove on with the island's favorite dance/pop/funk band, The Nice Guys, performing a variety of contemporary music that the whole family will enjoy. $8 per car. 7-9 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 11. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
DJ Alan’s Family Gameshow Competition: A family-friendly event offering fun for participants and entertainment for the audience. Prizes, games and music combine for a great family night out. $8 per car. 7-9 p.m. Sunday, June 16. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. www.seapines.com.
Gregg Russell: Over the years, Gregg Russell has become a Sea Pines classic. You’ll find him under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Free. 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays through Aug. 23. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. www.seapines.com.
Crabby Encounters: Spend your morning trying the art of cast netting and learn about the crabs of Hilton Head Island and other marine creatures that live along the shore. Supplies provided; catch and release. $19 for adults; $14 for children ages 12 and younger. Tuesdays to Thursdays, Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Craft Cove: Children and adults can enjoy a variety of craft activities at the Sea Pines Beach Club. $16 for ceramics; #$11 for sand art; $11 for shark-tooth necklace; $23 for tie-dying; $21 for stuffed animals. Noon-2 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Tie Dye: Join us at the Sea Pines Beach Club and create tie-dye T-shirts with The Sea Pines Resort logo. A new T-shirt design premiers this summer, as well as a new size. Now you can create a matching tie-dye for your stuffed animal. (Sizes available: youth small through adults). $23 per item. Noon-4 p.m., Mondays and Tuesdays; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Dive-In Movie: Enjoy a fun summer night at the Harbour Town Pool while watching a movie. Refreshments will be available. $14 for adults; $11 for children ages 12 and younger. Check-in at 8:15 p.m. and the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-832-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Nighttime Shore Explore: Join us for a beach walk after dark. Discover the personality of our nocturnal sea life and learn about the stars and constellations. $17 for adults; $14 for children ages 12 and younger. 8:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Beach Yoga: Enjoy beautiful views of the ocean as you relax and focus on strength, flexibility and balance. Please bring your own beach towel to use as your mat, and meet the instructor on the beach behind the Sea Pines Beach Club. $15 for adults. 8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Sea Pines Haunted History Tales: After dark in the eerie setting of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, hear spine-tingling tales of Sea Pines’ shadowy past. $21 for adults; $16 for children ages 12 and younger. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Pedego Electric Bike Rental: Rentals are available at three locations: Outside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove; a kiosk at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa; and Moreland Bike Shop in Palmetto Bluff. Cruise up to 20 mph for many miles. It’s like a regular bicycle, only better. Feel like a kid again. Price ranges from $40 to $545 daily. Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 800-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
New Boat Rental Fleet: Outside has expanded its fleet of safe and comfortable 20-foot pontoon boats. For those wanting to explore the local waterways on their own, these boat rentals are a great pick. Price range from $245 to $615, the boats carry up to 12 passengers and rental rates include fuel. Daily. Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
Haunted History Tours: Graveside storytelling adventure. After dark, in the eerie setting of the Island’s oldest burial ground, come and hear spine-tingling tales of Hilton Head’s shadowy past. $25 for adults; $20 for children ages 8 to 16. 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.
Fort Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide. $15 for adults; $10 for children. 10 a.m. Mondays, Fort Mitchel, Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.
Zion Cemetery Tour: Costumed tour guides share fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. $15 for adults; $10 for children. 10 a.m. Thursdays. Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. www.heritagelib.org.
Salty Dog Happy Hour Cruise: An early happy hour cruise option. The full bar and gallery onboard will be open during this one-and-a-half-hour boat ride around Calibogue Sound. Prices range from $15 to $24. Daily. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. www.saltydog.com.
ColorPalooza: Tie-dye, Hoola Hoops and face-painting. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Mondays and Tuesdays. In the courtyard in front of Jake’s Cargo, 232 S Sea Pines Drive #101, Hilton Head Island. www.seapines.com.
Palmetto Dunes Turtle Trot 5K: This family‐friendly run/walk event consists of two courses: A beach course for low tide and a road course for high tide. Both routes feature some of the best Palmetto Dunes has to offer by leading participants over our sand, under our tree canopy, and along our lagoon and lakes. $25 for adults; kids 12 and younger run free. 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 21. Palmetto Dunes, 14 Dunes House Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-1109 or www.pdpoa.org.
Free Golf Class & Exhibition: A golf clinic and demonstration at Palmetto Dunes’ Robert Trent Jones course. Ask questions to former PGA Tour player Doug Weaver and staff. The class is hands-on, interactive and all skill levels will benefit. Free. 4-4:50 p.m. Mondays, Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, 7 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island. 855-293-5838 or www.palmettodunes.com.