25TH ANNUAL GULLAH CELEBRATION: A celebration of Gullah art, food, music and people. This year’s events include the Arts Ob We People Art Exhibition and Sale, A Taste of Gullah, Soul Food and Friends Cooking Series, Ol’ Fashioned Gullah Breakfast and Freedom Day. Event dates, times, locations and ticket prices vary. www.gullahcelebration.com.
VIRTUAL LECTURE: “FACE JUGS OF THE SOUTH”: A lecture by Dr. John Burrison on face jugs at the Museum of International Folk Art, followed by a discussion on how face jugs fit into the South Carolina story. Free. 5 p.m. Pre-register to attend in-person or watch Live virtually on the Morris Center Facebook page @MorrisHeritageCenter. Morris Center, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
NOISES OFF: A play-within-a-play about an ambitious director and his troupe of mediocre actors. $50 for adults, $37 for children. Times vary. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.
WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL: Join political entrepreneur Steven Olikara for a virtual presentation on how the rise of millennials and Gen Z will shape American Foreign Policy. Free for members, $10 for non-members. 10-11:30 a.m. Register online for Zoom link. 843-384-6758 or wachh.org.
JOE GRANSDEN AT THE JAZZ CORNER: With pianist and composer Kenny Banks. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.
COLIGNY SOUPERBOWL OF CARING: A fundraiser to benefit Second Helpings. This year’s event will feature a safe outdoor walking event with soup samples at each participating Coligny restaurant. Cost is $25. 1-4 p.m., Coligny Plaza, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6050 or colignyplaza.com.
THE GREAT MASK-QUERADE: A Daddy- Daughter dance hosted by the Island Rec Center. Light refreshments will be served. Poseidon will offer a 15% discount to dads and daughters for dinner downstairs after the event. Cost is $25 per dad and daughter, $10 per additional child. 4:30-6 p.m., 6:30-8 p.m., Poseidon, 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.
VIRTUAL LECTURE: “THE OTHER SIDE OF THE COIN”: A documentary screening and discussion of “The Other Side of the Coin: Race, Generations & Reconciliation.” Free. 1 p.m. Pre-register to attend in-person or watch live virtually on the Morris Center Facebook page @MorrisHeritageCenter. Morris Center, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
ENVIRONMENTAL AND CULTURAL SPEAKER SERIES: Captain Chip Michalove will present “There’s (Great White) Sharks in our Waters,” at this month’s Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island’s virtual event. Free for members. 5 p.m. Register for Zoom link. wahhi.org.
ORCHESTRA SERIES CONCERT 6: “THE BIRTH OF SWING”: Live stream this SoundWaves concert series from the comfort of your own home. Featuring conductor John Morris Russell and members of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $25 each. 7:30 p.m. 843-842-2055 or hhso.org.
EVENING SPEAKER SERIES: Dr. Colin Moseley, a pediatric orthopedic surgeon, will present the benefits and shortcomings of Universal Health Care and healthcare in the United States. Cost is $10. 7-8:15 p.m. Register online for Zoom link. 843-384-6758 or wachh.org.
JUDE FRANCES TRUNK SHOW: Jude Frances Jewelry offers something for women of all ages, combining classic elegance with on-trend shapes and styles. View the new Spring Collection and enjoy a complimentary gift with your Jude Frances purchase. Please RSVP. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Forsythe Jewelers, The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.
MOUNTAINFILM ON TOUR: A virtual showcase of the culturally rich, adventure-packed and inspiring short documentary films curated from the annual Mountainfilm festival held in Telluride, Colorado. Presented by the Island Academy of Hilton Head. Cost is $20 for individual tickets, $35 for families of two to four people, $50 for groups of five or more. 843-342-9826 or hhiacademy.com.
A CELEBRATION OF NAT KING COLE AT THE JAZZ CORNER: Featuring The Martin Lesch Band and Reggie Deas. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.
FAREWELL TO THE QUARTERDECK: Enjoy one last soiree before The Quarterdeck in Sea Pines undergoes major renovations. Featuring appetizers, cocktails and a sneak peek of plans for the new Quarterdeck restaurant and rooftop oyster bar. Tickets are $60. 5-8 p.m., The Quarterdeck, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1999 or quarterdeckhhi.com.
VIRTUAL LECTURE: “HONEY HILL ARCHAEOLOGY”: Mike Yianopoulos will present details of the archaeological work done at Honey Hill Battle site. Free. 5 p.m. Pre-register to attend in-person or watch Live virtually on the Morris Center Facebook page @MorrisHeritageCenter. Morris Center, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
USCB LUNCH WITH AUTHOR: Emergency medicine doctor-turned novelist Kimmery Martin is the featured author for February’s luncheon. Cost is $45. Noon. Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-521-4145 or www.uscbcenterforthearts.com.
WAHHI VIRTUAL AUTHOR SERIES: Susan Meissner, author of “The Nature of Fragile Things,” will be the featured speaker at this month’s Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island’s Author Series. Free for members. 5 p.m. Register for Zoom link. www.wahhi.org.
WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL: Ambassador Joseph Yun, former U.S. Special Representative for North Korea Policy, will virtually present what’s next for North Korea. Cost is free for members, $10 for non-members. 10-11:30 a.m. Register online for Zoom link. 843-384-6758 or www.wachh.org.
FOURTH ANNUAL ANTIQUES APPRAISAL AND SILENT AUCTION: Join the Kiwanis Club of Bluffton for its annual fundraiser, featuring on-site authorized and registered appraisers and a silent auction. Support local children and fundraising for the various service projects that Kiwanis does in the local community. Appraisal cost is $10 per item appraised, $25 for three items. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Seaquins Ballroom, 1300 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. www.blufftonkiwanis.org.
CHAMBER RESTAURANT WEEK: The Chamber’s 13th annual Restaurant Week features more than 70 Bluffton and Hilton Head Island restaurants offering specially-priced menus for participants. Visit www.hiltonheadchamber.org for a list of participating restaurants.
ORCHESTRA SERIES CONCERT 7: “HAYDN-FEST”: Live stream this SoundWaves concert series from the comfort of your own home. Featuring Conductor John Morris Russell, Cellist Raymond Tsai, and members of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Tickets are $25 each. 7:30 p.m. 843-842-2055 or hhso.org.
THE JEREMY WOLF GROUP AT THE JAZZ CORNER: $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.
LOWCOUNTRY OYSTER ROAST: All-you-can-eat steamed local oysters, Lowcountry boil, pulled pork, seafood chowder and chili. Drinks sold separately. Admission is $50 for adults, $40 for ages 17 and under. 5-8 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or hiltonheadoysterfestival.com.
LOWCOUNTRY GLASS MOSAICS: Glass artist Pat Stone leads this four-hour workshop where attendees will create a luminous mosaic suncatcher. Learn how to safely cut glass, follow mosaic patterns and grout pieces. Cost is $50. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Morris Center, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
SPRING OYSTER ROAST: Enjoy a toasty fire pit and buckets of fresh, local oysters. Featuring live music and waterfront family fun. Free entry. 4 p.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
THROUGH FEB. 28
SAVOR SEA PINES: The Lowcountry’s newest epicurean festival brings some of the finest chefs in the world to Hilton Head Island for a month-long celebration of food, wine and spirits. Dates, times, locations and ticket prices vary. savorseapines.com.
THROUGH FEB. 28
TREASURES OF OUR COASTAL STATE: A juried and curated exhibit of art by the members of the South Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Women Artists. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays; 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Sundays. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.
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THROUGH MARCH 19
ART LEAGUE SEEKS ARTISTS: The Art League of Hilton Head invites artists to enter their 27th National Juried Exhibit, featuring over $5,000 in cash prizes. All works of art selected by jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery. The application deadline is March 19. The fee to enter is $35, then $10 per additional entry (limit three). 843-681-5060 or artleaguehhi.org.
LOWCOUNTRY SPEAKER SERIES: Tickets are on sale now for the next Lowcountry Speaker Series in March. This rescheduled live lecture will feature Robert O’Neill, one of the most highly decorated combat veterans of our time. Cost is $85-$150. 4 p.m. or 7:30 p.m., Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-823-4111 or lowcountryspeakerseries.com.
HERITAGE ACADEMY RIBBON CUTTING: Celebrate the ribbon cutting for new Heritage Academy owner and Head of School Amanda Williams-O’Nan. Her vision for the school is to support students in small classes and to provide a state-of-the-art college preparatory education. 10-11 a.m. 11 New Orleans Rd., Hilton Head Island.
VIRTUAL KIDS STORY TIME: Listen to Rebecca read family favorites about the Lowcountry’s natural and cultural history on the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Facebook page. Watch on Facebook Live at @coastaldiscoverymuseum. 843- 689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS
MEMORY MATTERS: “VIRTUAL COMPASS CLASSES”: An online program designed for adults experiencing mild to moderate cognitive impairment. Compass provides curriculum-based activities, physical exercise, relaxation techniques, life-long learning, small group discussions and socialization. Free. 10 a.m., 1 p.m. 843-842-6688 or mymemorymatters.org.
HILTON HEAD ISLAND FARMERS MARKET: Support our local farmers and producers and take home fresh produce, pasture-raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, sausage, cookies, bread, she crab soup and more. Entrance and parking are free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-473-5231 or hhifarmersmarket.com.
OPEN MIC NIGHT AT CORKS: Show up and show off your talent during this open mic night, every Tuesday night at Corks Bluffton. 7-10 p.m., Corks Wine Bar and Restaurant, 14 Promenade Street, Bluffton. 843-815-5168 or corkswinecobluffton.com.
SIT AND STITCH IN THE EVENING: Enjoy knitting, crochet, needlepoint, rug hook practice as Needlepoint Junction stays open late. All levels welcome. Outside food and drink permitted. Free. 5-8 p.m., Needlepoint Junction, Suite J-7-E, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8488 or needlepointjunctionhhi.com.
ZION CEMETERY AND BAYNARD MAUSOLEUM COSTUMED CEMETERY TOUR: Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and learn about the blood skirmish fought just a few steps away. $15 Adult/$10 Child, 11 a.m., Corner of U.S. 278 & Matthews Dr, Hilton Head Island. Reservations required- 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.
MARINA MORNINGS: OUTDOOR YOGA: Practice yoga on the pavilion at Shelter Cove, with draft kombucha to follow. All levels welcome. Cost is $20. 9:30 a.m., Pure Salt Studios, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-707-7027 or puresaltstudios.com.
HAUNTED HISTORY TALES: : Listen to graveside storytelling in the eerie setting of Hilton Head Island’s oldest burial ground and hear spine-tingling tales of the Island’s shadowy past. Cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children ages 8-16. 9 p.m., Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.
CIVIL WAR ERA: Hilton Head Island was home to thousands of Union soldiers during the Civil War. Join this presentation featuring maps and historic photos of this time on Hilton Head from 1861-1865. Reservations required. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children. 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223. or coastaldiscovery.org.
DUELING PIANOS SHOW: The only Dueling Pianos Show on Hilton Head Island takes place each Thursday night on the Rooftop Bar. Cost is $5. 8-11 p.m., Rooftop Bar at Poseidon, 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3838 or therooftophhi.com.
FARMERS MARKET OF BLUFFTON: Meet local farmers, chefs and artisans every Thursday on Calhoun Street. Buy a fresh assortment of strawberries, produce, beets, potatoes and more. Also, hear local, live entertainment and see Chef demonstrations. Noon-3 p.m., Calhoun Street, Bluffton. 843-415-2447 or farmersmarketbluffton.org.
PAINT ’N PARTY ONLINE: A fun evening of painting online. Any number of people can join, plus no need to pay for a babysitter or an expensive dinner out. Cost is $15 per household. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 843-342-5439 or scartstudio.com.
SIT AND STITCH: Practice needlepoint every Friday during this casual sit and stitch event. All levels welcome. Free. 10 a.m., Needlepoint Junction, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 6134, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8488 or shopneedlepointjunction.com.
ALLIGATOR AND WILDLIFE BOAT TOUR
Alligator & Wildlife Boat Tour with H2O Sports in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Get an up-close view of indigenous plant and animal life, including the American alligator, on a one-hour guided boat tour. Reservations are required, 843-671-4386 or h2osports.com.
CURBSIDE CRAFTS TO-GO
Children and adults can order a variety of craft activities pre-assembled and ready to enjoy at your home or villa. Book online. Cost is $12-$20. Sea Pines Resort Fitness and Recreation Department, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 122, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or seapines.com
TRAIL RIDES THROUGH THE SEA PINES FOREST PRESERVE WITH LAWTON STABLES
Trail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations are required. 843-671-2586 lawtonstables.com.
PICKLEBALL AT PALMETTO DUNES
Learn how to play Pickleball with daily clinics and round robins at the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Courts and equipment are available to rent. Reservations recommended. palmettodunes.com.
THE HARBOUR TOWN LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM
Explore Hilton Head Island’s rich history and learn the story behind its famous lighthouse in a unique, museum-like setting. Admission is $4.25/person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. 149 Lighthouse Rd. 843-671-2810 or harbourtownlighthouse.com.