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October 2021 Calendar of Events

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OCT. 1 

CUSTOM DESIGN EVENT AT FORSYTHE JEWELERS: 

Repurpose your beloved jewelry and create something new. Work directly with trusted professional jewelry designer Paula Dawkins to select a setting or stones to reimagine a new custom-designed piece. Free. Appointment required. Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671- 7070 or forsythejewelers.biz. 

JOHN BOLTON AT THE WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL: 

Ambassador John Bolton will review the national-security challenges and opportunities facing the Biden Administration. Free for members, $20 for guests. 10 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-6758 or wachh.org. 

OCT. 1, 15, 22 

PALMETTO DUNES LOWCOUNTRY BOIL: 

A new family-friendly tradition at Palmetto Dunes, featuring a Lowcountry Boil dinner, live music, yard games and more. Cost is $40 for adults, $25 for children. 6-9 p.m., Centre Court Pavilion, 20 Carnoustie Road, Hilton Head Island. palmettodunes.com. 

OCT. 1-2 

BEAUFORT SHRIMP FESTIVAL: 

This fun two-day event will feature a free concert by Atlanta vocal group The Tams, a Run Forrest Run 5K, live entertainment and plenty of shrimp. Free admission. Times vary. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Bay Street, Beaufort. beaufortshrimpfestival.com. 

JAMISON ROSS 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. 

OCT. 2 

SANDALWOOD RUN FOR HUNGER: 

A 5K and 10K run or walk through the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park to benefit our neighbors in need. Dogs welcome and encouraged to participate in the Fastest Dog Division race. Cost is $30 for 5K, $40 for 10K. 8-10 a.m., Mitchelville Freedom Park, 226 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com. 

OCT. 3 

BLUFFTON ARTISAN MARKET: 

An open-air market, featuring local makers with live music and food trucks. Free entry. 12-4 p.m., Burnt Church Distillery, 120 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. lcmade.com. 

FIRE PREVENTION PANCAKE BREAKFAST: 

Spend your morning enjoying breakfast with the local fire station and learn important information about fire prevention. Free. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Fire Station Four, 40 Summit Drive, Hilton Head Island. 

MINDFUL TRIATHLON: 

A fun 5K run or walk followed by yoga and guided meditation on the beach. This event will be a challenging experience for your mind, body and spirit. Open to all ages and skill levels. Cost is $35. 9-11 a.m., Coligny Beach, 1 Coligny Circle, Hilton Head Island. 843-247-4549 or jivayogacenter.com. 

OCT. 5 

LATINX IN THE LOWCOUNTRY: “SEE ME NOW”: 

Moderated by Imelda Golden, this discussion will explore the multifaceted experiences of Latinx panelists who call this region home. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org. 

OCT. 5-7 

HHP FALL SPECTACULAR: Hilton Head Preparatory School’s Artistic Director, Patti Maurer, will produce and direct “Fall Spectacular! A Musical Cabaret” Oct. 5-7 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hilton Head Preparatory School Main Street Theatre. $10 per adult, $5 per student. On sale at hhprep.org and at the door. 

OCT. 6 

EXHIBIT: “COME SEA ME”: 

An opening reception for native Hilton Head Islander Julie Jones’ exhibit. Her exuberant and colorful paintings of Lowcountry wildlife and scenery will be on display Oct. 5-30. Please RSVP. Free. 5-7 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or artleaguehhi. org. 

OCT. 7 

FIRST THURSDAYS ART MARKET: 

Meet over two dozen local artists as they present their work on the first Thursday of the month. Stroll the plaza, see the exhibits, talk with artists and enjoy live music, complimentary wine samples and more. Free entry. 4-7 p.m., The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-5699 or theshopsatseapinescenter.com. 

OCT. 7, 14, 21 

MUSIC AND TASTE ON THE HARBOUR: 

Dance the night away with live music, casual waterfront dining, shopping and beautiful sunsets. Limited seating, bring your own chairs. Free. 6-9 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 866-661-3822 or sheltercovehiltonhead.com. 

OCT. 7, 14, 21, 28 

SCORE OCTOBER WORKSHOPS: 

The S.C. SCORE Chapter presents a series of Zoom workshops for nonprofits throughout the month of October. Topics include volunteer management, grant writing, board management and a roundtable. Free. 12 p.m. Register for Zoom link. sclowcountry.score.org. 

OCT. 8-9 

SHARON CLARK AT THE JAZZ CORNER: 

Featuring the Chris Grasso Trio. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com. 

OCT. 9 

BILINGUAL TOURS: 

BILINGUAL TOURSLearn about the history, art and culture of the Lowcountry during these guided tours in Spanish and English. Free. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org. 

CAMP LEO CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: 

A charity golf tournament to benefit Camp Leo, a week-long residential camp experience for legally blind campers ages 7 to 17 from across South Carolina. Registration required. 7 a.m.-12 p.m., Crescent Pointe Golf Club, 1 Crescent Pointe, Bluffton. 843-707-9004. 

HERITAGE BRASS COMMUNITY CONCERT: 

AThe Hilton Head Prep Art Guild and the Island School Council for the Arts present Heritage Brass, a pioneering symphonic brass ensemble by The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band. Free. 7 p.m., Hilton Head Preparatory School Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main Street, Hilton Head Island. “Like” the event on Facebook. 

JEEP ISLAND AND KIWANIS CHILI COOK-OFF: 

Enjoy live music and Jeeps from all over the Southeast. This year, the Saturday main event is combined with the Kiwanis Chili Cook-off so bring your Jeep, a bunch of friends and your appetite for chili, football on the big screen and live entertainment. Entry fee is $10. Free parking. 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. jeepisland.org. 

PRC GROUP RUN: 

Join this sunrise beach run to kick off your morning. 7 a.m., Carolina Coffee, 111 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com. 

WALKS YOUR WAY: 

NAMI Lowcountry will host a group walk to support their mission of mental health. There will be live music, hula hoops, silent disco, yoga, Sno Cones and more. Free. Donations appreciated. 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m., Coligny Beach, 1 Coligny Circle, Hilton Head Island. namilowcountry.org. 

OCT. 10 

LATIN MUSIC FESTIVAL: 

La Isla Magazine presents a festival featuring the best of Latin flavor and atmosphere. Don’t miss this opportunity to see and experience the Hispanic Heritage. $7. 12-9:30 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Park, Hilton Head Island. 843- 681-2393 or laislamagazine.com. 

OCT. 10-NOV. 13 

CRESCENDO CELEBRATIONCRESCENDO CELEBRATION OF ARTS AND CULTURE: 

Featuring over 100 arts and cultural events, the 2021 Crescendo Celebration has a plethora of unique programs, concerts, theatrical productions, museum and gallery exhibits, lectures, poetry readings, dance performances, historical tours, hands-on arts experiences and educational offerings. Event times, ticket prices and locations vary. culturehhi.org. 

OCT. 12 

FIRE POWER OF THE CIVIL WAR: 

Author and U.S. Veteran McKendree Long will discuss guns of the Civil War with Sharps, Spencer, Burnside, Colt and Smith & Wesson. Attendees are able to handle some models. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org. 

OCT. 13 

LECTURE: “FROM DATA TO DECISIONS”: 

Kim Jones, Division Manager of the Bluffton Watershed Management team, will present how different types of data are collected and how it reflects the health of the May River watershed. Reservations required. Cost is $7. 2-3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 ext. 223. coastaldiscovery.org. 

ZIN WINE TASTING EVENT: 

A premier wine-tasting event with Italian flair. Hosted by Italian American Club of Hilton Head. New zinfandels and an array of Italian varietals to taste and purchase. 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Omni Omni Oceanfront Resort ShoreHouse. $25. 843-785-2277. 

OCT. 13-17 

THE APP HILTON HEAD OPEN: 

Join the first-ever Hilton Head Pickleball Open, a qualifier tournament for amateurs and professionals. Ages 10 and older. Registration is $65. Times vary. Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center, 6 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island. usapickleball.org. 

OCT. 14 

TRAVIS TRITT CONCERT: 

Enjoy a performance by CMA and Grammy award-winning country artist Travis Tritt. Tickets are $39- $89. 10 a.m., Johnny Mercer Theatre, 301 West Oglethorpe Avenue, Savannah. 770-679-4764 or sixstringsouthern.com. 

OCT. 14-17 

PLEDGE THE PINK: 

Join in on this 10-mile-per-day walk throughout Hilton Head Island. Run, walk, push a stroller, or stop for food along the way as you challenge yourself to the finish line. Complete 30 miles in three days to raise awareness for breast cancer. Registration is $399. Times and locations vary. pledgethepink.com. 

OCT. 15 

ANNUAL WOMEN’S SUMMIT OF THE LOWCOUNTRY: 

An all-day conference featuring expert speakers on a variety of topics including innovation, marketing, mental wellness, physical strength, entrepreneurship and leadership. Catered lunch included. Cost is $99. 9 a.m., Country Club of Hilton Head, 70 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. winnovationagency.com. 

TRUCKS SQUARED: 

A fun, family-friendly evening featuring music by the award-wining Concert Truck group and delicious eats by local food truck favorites. Stop by for a bite and a song before the Hilton Head High School vs. Bluffton football game. Free entry. 4-7 p.m., Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org. 

OCT. 15-16 

HARDEEVILLE FESTIVAL ON MAIN: A fun festival for the whole family, featuring carnival rides, food trucks, craft vendors, rides, games and live entertainment. Free entry. 5-9 p.m., Friday; 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Saturday. Richard Gray Recreation Complex Park, 205 Main Street, Hardeeville. hardeevillesc.gov. 

NOEL FREIDLINE AND MARIA HOWELL AT THE JAZZ CORNER: 

Presenting “Catching Some Rays,” a celebration of Ray Charles. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com. 

OCT. 16 

ART OF INDIGO DYEING WORKSHOP: 

Leanne Coulter and Rhonda Davis, owners of the Daufuskie Blues, will teach participants how to dye a cotton silk scarf in a natural indigo vat. Cost is $35. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284- 9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org. 

IRISH OPEN CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT: 

The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH) will host the fifth annual golf tournament with proceeds benefiting Catholic education and various charities in the Lowcountry. 

Registration is $90. 8 a.m., Okatie Creek Golf Club, 60 Sun City Club Lane, Bluffton. bplaoh.org. 

OCT. 16-24 

BLUFFTON ARTS AND SEAFOOD FESTIVAL: 

A weeklong event offering myriad activities, showcasing the locally harvested seafood, delicious Lowcountry cuisine, rich history, culture and art found only in Bluffton. Street Fest is Saturday, Oct. 23 and Sunday, Oct. 24. Event ticket costs, times and locations vary. blufftonartsandseafoodfestival. org. 

OCT. 17 

THE BIG TEN TAILGATE: 

Large gathering of local Big Ten supporters with guest speaker Kevin Warren, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference. All Big Ten alumni, supporters, fans and friends are invited to attend, wear their school colors. 4-6 p.m., Pavilion at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-2594 or email big10onhh@gmail.com. 

THROUGH OCT. 17 

“OFF THE WALL” EXHIBIT: 

A three-dimensional artwork exhibit showcasing sculpture, pottery and functional forms. The exhibit is on display through Oct. 17. Free. 5-7 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org. 

OCT. 20 

LANTERN MAKING WORKSHOP: 

Create one-of-a-kind paper lanterns that celebrate life on Hilton Head Island. Participants can get creative as they craft their own illuminated lantern sculpture for the Hilton Head Lantern Parade on Nov. 13. Ages 5 and up. Cost is $35. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.org. 

OCT. 21 

MARTINIS AT THE MANSION: 

The Mansion on Forsyth Park’s charity networking series will take place on the third Thursday of every month to benefit a different local nonprofit. Admission is a suggested $5 donation. 5:30-7 p.m., Mansion on Forsyth Park, 700 Drayton Street, Savannah. 912-238- 5158 or kesslercollection.com. 

OCT. 21-23

GHOSTS & MYTHS OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND: 

A Halloween adventure that brings to life the myths of Zion Cemetery and other sites on our Island. This event will be suspenseful, spooky and fun. Recommended for ages 10 and older. Tickets are $15. 7 p.m., Thursday; 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday. Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

OCT. 21-31

THE THANKSGIVING PLAY: 

Good intentions collide with absurd assumptions in Larissa FastHorse’s wickedly funny satire, as a troupe of terminally “woke” teaching artists scrambles to create a pageant that somehow manages to celebrate both Turkey Day and Native American Heritage Month. Ticket prices vary. 7:30-9 p.m., Hilton Head Preparatory Main Street Theater, 3000 Main Street, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-6676 or leanensemble.org.

OCT. 22

FOURTH FRIDAY ARTISTS MARKET: 

Coligny Plaza and Art League of Hilton Head have partnered to create a monthly outdoor showcase of Lowcountry art and artists. Items for sale include paintings and illustrations, mixed media art, sculptures and more. Free entry. 4-7 p.m., Coligny Plaza, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or artleaguehhi.com.

PUMPKIN PATCH: 

PUMPKIN PATCHA fun Halloween pumpkin patch sponsored by Maginnis Orthodontics. Free. 4-7 p.m., Shelter Cove Town Centre, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.

RED APRON SIPS & SEAFOOD: 

Join Bluffton Self Help for their annual fundraiser with an evening celebration of our community’s generosity. In-person tickets have sold out, but you can still experience this exciting event benefiting our neighbors in need. Virtual access tickets are $100. 6-10 p.m. Register online for at-home tickets. sipsandseafood.com.

OCT. 22-23

THE CHRISTIAN TAMBURR QUARTET 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.

OCT. 23

ANNUAL ITALIAN HERITAGE FESTIVAL: 

A festival featuring the robust celebration of Italian culture with food and live entertainment. Includes a grape stomping contest, pizza eating contest, booths dedicated to traditional Italian foods, and more. Tickets are $6. 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. iachh.org.

BLUFFTON OYSTER RUN: 

Compete in a fast-paced 10K or complete the 5K with the entire family. The race winds through Bluffton Oyster Factory and Historic Old Town Bluffton. Cost is $25 for the 5K, $35 for the 10K. 8-10 a.m., Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf Street, Bluffton. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

OCT. 24-25

SIBELIUS VIOLIN CONCERTO: 

A performance by violinist Will Hagen, with Conductor John Morris Russell. Tickets are $25-$65. 4 p.m., Sunday; 7:30 p.m., Monday. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2055 or hhso.org.

OCT. 25 

BE A SAINT FORE LIFE GOLF TOURNAMENT: 

Play golf on an award-winning championship golf course and support the Pregnancy Center & Clinic of the Lowcountry’s mission. Includes a $10,000 hole-in-one opportunity, prizes, lunch and refreshments. Online silent auction begins mid-October and ends Oct. 29. Cost is $185 per player, $740 per foursome. Tee times vary. Check-in begins at 8 a.m. Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-2861 or pregnancycenterhhi. org. 

OCT. 27-28 

JAZZ FOR ALL AGES MUSIC FESTIVAL: This year’s festival features Deas Guys and Grammy Award Winner Arturo Sandoval. Tickets are $45 for general admission, $100 for VIP. 6:30 p.m., Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. jazzforallages.com

THROUGH OCT. 28

MAKERS MONTH: 

MAKERS MONTHFour Corners Fine Art and Framing host Makers Month, featuring nine artists and demonstrations of their craft. Nancy Dwight, Jill McGannon, Nancy Waterhouse and more. Free. Dates and times vary. Four Corners, 1263-B May River Road, Bluffton. 843-757-8185 or fourcornersgallerybluffton.com.

OCT. 29

SPOOKY SOIREE: 

Celebrate the season with a frightfully fun night, featuring wine and cocktails, hors d’oeuvres, prizes, photo ops, dancing and more. Ages 21 and over. $75. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hewitt Oaks, 205 Stillwell Road, Bluffton. 843-757-4600 or hewittoaks.com.

OCT. 29-30

CLEVELAND P. JONES AND THE KEVIN BALES TRIO 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.

ROBERTO COIN TRUNK SHOW: 

Explore the newly coined Fall Collections from Roberto Coin, including Love in Verona, Medallions, Navarra and more. Enjoy a complimentary gift with your Roberto Coin purchase. Reservation recommended. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.

OCT. 30

HARDEEVILLE TRUNK OR TREAT: 

Kick off your Halloween festivities with a Trunk or Treat next to City Hall. Free. 5:30-7 p.m., 205 Main Street, Hardeeville. hardeevillesc.gov.

PEP 25TH ANNIVERSARY GALA: 

Celebrate 25 years, featuring dancing, dinner, and silent and live auctions. Organization promotes “independence, social interaction, and employment opportunities for adults who live with intellectual disabilities.” $100 per ticket. 6-10:30 p.m., Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8021 or pephhi.org.

WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S: 

Walk together to end Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Free. 9 a.m., The Promenade, Downtown Bluffton. act.alz.org/blufftonwalk.

THROUGH OCT. 31

KINKY BOOTS: Experience the musical story of Charlie Price, who inherits his father’s shoe factory and forms an unlikely partnership with a cabaret performer and drag queen. Recommended for ages 12 and up. Tickets are $61 for adults. Masks required, regardless of vaccination status. Times vary. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HH Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.org.

SAVE THE DATE

NOV. 4 

LOWCOUNTRY SPEAKER SERIES: 

The Lowcountry Speaker Series returns to a | face-to-face format with a presentation by Robert O’Neill, one of the most highly-decorated combat veterans of our time. Tickets are $85-$150. 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Harbour Town Clubhouse, 11 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-823-4111 or lowcountryspeakerseries.com. 

NOV. 13-14 

MEET THE AUTHOR BRUNCH: 

Michael Almond, author of “The Tannery,” will speak and sign books. His historical fiction book explores the turbulent times of Wilkes County, North Carolina in 1900. Free. 3 p.m., Saturday; 10 a.m., Sunday. Lowcountry Produce and Market Cafe, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 510, Hilton Head Island. 843- 686-3003 or michaelalmondbooks.com. 

ONGOING EVENTS

MONDAYS 

INDIGO TIE DYE: 

Learn how indigo dye is made from a plant and use it to create a tie dye T-shirt to take home. All supplies are provided. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children. 3-4 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org. 

MONDAYS 

VIRTUAL KID’S STORY TIME: 

Listen to Rebecca read family favorites about the Lowcountry’s natural and cultural history on the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Facebook page. 10:30 a.m. 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. Cost is $400 per month. 10 a.m., 1 p.m. 843-842-6688 or mymemorymatters.org. 

TUESDAYS 

FARMERS & MAKERS MARKET: 

The Market will present more fresh, local produce, seafood, breads and cheeses, crafts and artisans than ever before. Enjoy the colorful displays that grow and change each week throughout the season. Free entry. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 

TUESDAYS 

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.-1 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-473-5231 or hhifarmersmarket.com. 

TUESDAYS 

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. 

TUESDAYS 

PARTY IN THE PARK: 

Enjoy the beautiful new Lowcountry Celebration Park with a family happy hour, including live music, bounce houses and beverages. Free entry. 5:30-8 p.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org. 

TUESDAYS 

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, 10:30 a.m., Corner of U.S. 278 & Matthews Dr, Hilton Head Island. Reservations required- 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org. 

THURSDAYS 

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. 

THURSDAYS 

DUELING PIANOS SHOW: 

The only Dueling Pianos Show on Hilton Head Island takes place each Thursday night on the Rooftop Bar. 8-11 p.m., Rooftop Bar at Poseidon, 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3838 or therooftophhi.com. 

THURSDAYS 

FARMERS MARKET OF BLUFFTON: 

Meet local farmers, chefs and artisans every Thursday on Boundary Street. Buy a fresh assortment of strawberries, produce, beets, potatoes and more. Also, hear local, live entertainment and educational lectures. Noon-5 p.m., Martin Family Park, 68 Boundary Street, Bluffton. 843-415-2447 or farmersmarketbluffton.org. 

THURSDAYS 

HISTORIC FORT MITCHEL TOURS: 

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place and the role the fort and its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history, including historic Mitchelville. Cost is $15 for adults, $10 for children. 10:30-11:30 a.m., Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org. 

THURSDAYS, FRIDAYS 

SIT AND STITCH: 

Enjoy knitting, crochet, needlepoint, rug hook practice as Needlepoint Junction stays open late. All levels welcome. Outside food and drink permitted. Free. Virtual Thursdays 3 p.m.; In-person Fridays 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Needlepoint Junction, Suite J-7-E, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8488 or needlepointjunctionhhi.com. 

FRIDAYS 

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. 

SATURDAYS 

MARINA MORNINGS: OUTDOOR YOGA: 

Practice yoga on the pavilion at Shelter Cove, with draft kombucha to follow. All levels welcome. Cost is $20. 8 a.m., Pure Salt Studios, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-707-7027 or puresaltstudios.com. 

DAILY EVENTS

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.