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March 2022 Calendar of Events

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MARCH 1

NATIVE AMERICANS OF PORT ROYAL SOUND: Instructor Dee Phillips will give a presentation about the people who occupied the local area for at least 3,000 years prior to the arrival of the Spanish in this area in 1715. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members. 1:30-3 p.m., USCB Hilton Head Campus, 1 Sandshark Drive, Room 213, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

MARCH 2

BROWN BAG LUNCH: “INTRO TO ARCHAEOLOGY”: Join Archaeologist Dr. Mary Socci for an overview of the archaeological research and vast history of Palmetto Bluff. Face masks are required. Walk-ins welcome. Virtual option available. 12-1 p.m., Palmetto Bluff Conservancy Classroom, Bluffton. palmettobluff.com.

THROUGH MARCH 2

DARIUS RUCKER INTERCOLLEGIATE: The University of South Carolina Women’s Golf Team will host this three-day tournament, where the 17 top teams from around the country will compete for the title. Kicking off the event will be a private Darius Rucker concert for players, coaches, sponsors and Long Cove residents. 843-686-1074 or longcoveclub.com.

MARCH 2-23

PAPERMAKING AND BOOKBINDING CLASS: Artist Marlene Robinowich will lead four sessions throughout March where participants learn papermaking and three bookbinding techniques, including folded books, single sheet binding and hardcover codex journals. Cost is $85 per person. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

MARCH 3

BLUFFTON NIGHT BAZAAR: Lowcountry Made’s newest artisan market will be held under twinkling lights featuring local artisans, live music, food and drink. Free. 5-8 p.m., Burnt Church Distillery, 120 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. lcmade.com.

LUCKY ROOSTER WINE DINNER: Join Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar for a wine dinner featuring Matchbook Wines. Tickets are $90 plus tax and gratuity. 6:30 p.m., Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843- 715-3215 or luckyroosterhhi.com.

STAR NIGHT: Join two local Sky Rangers to learn more about stars and other objects of interest in the winter sky. Hear myths and legends associated with visible winter constellations. Reservations required. Cost is $15 for adults, $8 for children. 6-8 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

MARCH 3, 10, 17, 24

WORKSHOP: “STRESSLESS VERY BEGINNER WATERCOLOR”: Join Art League instructor Alex Sharma for an introductory class to watercolor art. Cost is $160 for guests, $144 for Art League members. 1-4 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head island. 843-842- 5738 or artleaguehhi.org.

MARCH 4-5

JOE GRANSDEN AND KENNY BANKS 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.

MARCH 4-6

LEGALLY BLONDE JR. THE MUSICAL: Harvard’s beloved blonde takes the stage by glittery pink storm in this fun and upbeat adaptation of the hit film and award-winning Broadway musical. Cost is $25 for adults, $15 for students, $5 for children under 8. Times vary. Hilton Head Preparatory School Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main Street, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6246 or msctheatre.org.

MARCH 4

FIRST FRIDAY AFTER FIVE: Explore and support Downtown Beaufort’s charming local shops, restaurants and art galleries while enjoying tasty refreshments and local live music. Free. 5-8 p.m., Downtown Beaufort. downtownbeaufortsc.org.

MARSH TACKY HORSE TOUR: Descended from horses brought to the Lowcountry in the 1500s, there are now around 300 Marsh Tackies left in existence. Learn about the history of these adaptable horses and take a trip to a historic barn. 

Reservations required. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 for children. 2:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689- 6767 extension 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL: “RED LINE: THE UNRAVELLING OF SYRIA”: Join best-selling author Joby Warrick for a discussion about his book that details the race to find, remove and destroy 1,300 tons of chemical weapons in Syria in the midst of a raging civil war. Cost is $15 for guests, free for members. 10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-6758 or wachh.org.

MARCH 5

LOWCOUNTRY MADE BLUFFTON MARKET: A popular, bi-monthly artisan market that features local makers, live music, food and drink and more. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Buckwalter Place Park, 2 Venture Drive, Bluffton. lcmade.com.

SOUND HEALING JOURNEY: Enjoy this symphonic orchestration of acoustic vibration that guides participants to the stillness that exists beyond all thoughts. Cost is $40. 2-3:30 p.m., Jiva Yoga Center, 1032 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-247-4549 or jivayogacenter.com.

WOMEN’S WELLNESS 5K: Join USCB Center for the Arts for a Fun Women 5K Race/Walk in historic Downtown Beaufort. Registration is $35. 8-10 a.m., Freedom Mall, 1015 Bay Street, Beaufort. 843-521- 4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com.

MARCH 6

BASKETBALL GAME WATCH EVENT: Join the University of Michigan Alumni Club of Hilton Head/Beaufort County for a basketball game watch gathering. Free. 12:30 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island. goblueuofmhhi@gmail.com.

PERFORMANCE: “THE PROP ROOM”: Experience this Broadway Musical and Brunch extravaganza, featuring songs from your favorite Broadway shows like Beauty and the Beast, Frozen, Wizard of Oz and more. Tickets are $50 for adults, $25 for children. 2-3:30 p.m., Oak Terrace at Rose Hill, 4 Clubhouse Drive, Bluffton. blufftonyouththeatre.org.

THROUGH MARCH 6

ART BEYOND TRADITION: INTERPRETATIONS: This biennial exhibition focuses on how art’s formal elements can inform abstraction and allow line, color, form, texture, shape and value to drive their diverse production. Times vary. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689- 6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

STEEL MAGNOLIAS: May River Theatre was founded 20 years ago. In that original season Steel Magnolias was produced. The MRT Board could not think of a better way to honor those that have been part of those 20 years than to bring together a new group of amazing women to share this timeless story. Dates and times vary. Tickets are $25. Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge Street, Bluffton. mayrivertheatre.com.

MARCH 7-14

HILTON HEAD INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION: One of the leading international piano competitions in the United States, this event operates with a three-year rotation of events: an adult competition for pianists 18-30 years of age, a young artist competition for pianists 13-17 years of age, and a festival that showcases past prize winners and other famous piano artists performing music ranging from classical to jazz genres. Tickets are $10-$65. Times and locations vary. 843-842-2055 or hhipc.org.

MARCH 8

FORDS GIN COCKTAIL CLASS: Join this Craft Cocktail Class that will teach participants all the things you need to know about cocktails, from what Spirits to use to using the best ingredients. Cost is $40 per person plus tax and gratuity. 5-7 p.m., Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Unit A, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-3215 or luckyroosterhhi.com.

THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR’S BIGGEST LOSER: Instructor Lee Wilwerding will present about Nathaniel Greene, who ranks second only to George Washington in the Pantheon of American Generals of the Revolution. Yet he lost every battle that he fought in South Carolina. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members. 3-4 p.m., USCB Hilton Head Campus, Room 115, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

MARCH 9

BROWN BAG LUNCH: “ALL ABOUT BLUEBIRDS Join Conservancy Educator Aaron Palmieri for a presentation all about bluebirds. Face masks are required. Walk-ins welcome. Virtual option available. 12-1 p.m., Palmetto Bluff Conservancy Classroom, Bluffton. palmettobluff.com.

SOBA ANNUAL JUDGED SHOW: Join the annual SoBA Judged Show awards presentation and reception. The exhibit will be on display through April 3. Free. 5-7 p.m., The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery, 6 Church Street, Bluffton. 843-757-6586 or sobagallery.com.

MARCH 10

RANKY TANKY: Gullah Music of the Carolina Coast, a Grammy Award-winning quintet, will perform music born from the Gullah culture of the southeastern Sea Islands. Suitable for all ages. Cost is $52. 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.

MARCH 11

MEMORY MATTERS BRAIN HEALTH SUMMIT: The Annual Brain Health Summit features the most current research and developments on brain health, gathering experts to share their knowledge with the community. Cost is $40 per person, includes a light breakfast. 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688 or mymemorymatters.org.

MARCH 11-12

THE LOUIS HERIVEAUX QUINTET AT THE JAZZ CORNER: Featuring Karla Lynne. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.

MARCH 11-13

MUSICAL COMEDY: “I LOVE YOU. YOU’RE PERFECT. NOW CHANGE”: Join this dinner and hilariously popular off-Broadway comedy about the highs and lows of first dates, first loves, marriages, babies, in-laws and growing old together. Tickets are $30-$55. 7:30 p.m., Locations vary. 843-686-6246 or mainstagecommunitytheatre.org.

MARCH 12

BILINGUAL TOURS AT MORRIS CENTER: Learn about the history, art and culture of the Lowcountry with tours offered in English and Spanish. Free. 10 a.m., 2 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

ST. PATRICK’S CELEBRATION IRISH CONCERT: This inaugural event will feature traditional pipes and drums, fun Irish rock and more. Free. 5 p.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, 102 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. hiltonheadireland.org.

SHAM ROCKED SIP & STROLL: A day of green themed goodies, shopping and dining. Explore various Downtown Beaufort retailers while enjoying complimentary beverages and special retail and restaurant promotions. Cost is $25. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Downtown Beaufort. “Like” the event on Facebook.

SHAMROCKIN’ SCAVENGER HUNT: Children 12 and under are invited to search South Beach for shamrocks, redeemable for tasty treats and Salty Dog gear. Free. 9 a.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.

HILTON HEAD SHAMROCK RUN: The 27th Annual Rotary Club International will host this fun 5K run and health walk. The flat and fast course zooms down Pope Avenue, North Forest Beach Drive and then back on Lagoon Road. Green attire is encouraged. Family-friendly, strollers welcome. Registration is $35. 7:30 a.m., Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-757-8520 or bearfootsports.com.

MARCH 13

BROAD CREEK CLEANUP: Volunteers may kayak, walk, bike, or boat to sweep the Broad Creek and its shorelines for litter and marine debris. Free. 1-4 p.m., Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or outsidefoundation.org.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE: Get your green on at the 37th Annual Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade. This event is South Carolina’s oldest St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Free. 3 p.m., Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. hiltonheadireland.org.

MARCH 15

AUTHOR TALK WITH SUSAN BECKHAM ZURENDA: Author and South Carolina resident Susan Beckham Zurenda will discuss writing historical fiction of the 1960s small Southern town life within her novel “Bells for Eli.” Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

MARCH 16

OPENING RECEPTION: HIGH SCHOOL REGIONAL ART COMPETITION: The Coastal Discovery Museum, in partnership with the USCB Center for the Arts, is hosting the first county-wide juried exhibition featuring the best artwork from area high school students. Works include painting, drawing, photography, digital art, mixed media, ceramics, and 3D design. The exhibit is on display through April 15. Free. 5-7 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

PRESENTATION: “DESPERATE HOURS”: Instructor Ron Roth will discuss the battlefield monuments at the Gettysburg National Military Park erected in the century following the Civil War, one of the most extensive and dramatic collections of public art in the world. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members. 1-2:30 p.m., USCB Hilton Head Campus, 1 Sandshark Drive, Room 213, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

WINE DOWN WEDNESDAY: The Village at Wexford will host a festive evening of wine, music, shopping, refreshments and prizes. The event includes special promotions, sales, in-store demos and tastings. Proceeds will benefit Hilton Head Heroes. Tickets are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. 5-7:30 p.m., Village at Wexford, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. villageatwexford.com.

THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO MARK: Experience the entire bible book of the gospel Mark, acted out, word-for-word, in a performance that will surprise and delight. Actor and director Ashley Strand presents a unique work of art in a way few could imagine. Free. 7 p.m., Christian Renewal Church, 95 Gardner Drive, Hilton Head Island. ironsharpensiron.tv.

MARCH 16

WINE & BEER TASTING: Bear Island Distributors presents Flanagan Wines and Lincoln & South Brewing. Meet the owners and brewers while enjoying food and live music. Tickets are $30. 5:30-7 p.m., Red Fish, 8 Archer Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3388 or redfishofhiltonhead.com.

MARCH 16-18

2022 ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT REVIEW: South Carolina Power Team is the economic development organization representing the state’s 20 electric cooperatives that power more than 2 million South Carolinians. Join their Economic Development Review presentation. Free. Times vary. Sonesta Resort, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. scpowerteam.com.

MARCH 17

BLOOD DRIVE: Give the gift of life during this Blood Drive. Free. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. welcometosheltercove.com.

MARCH 17-19

HHCA PRESENTS “THE WIZARD OF OZ”: Hilton Head Christian Academy’s Fine Arts team will bring one of the most famous stories of all time to life when it presents The Wizard of Oz. Tickets are $15 for students and seniors, $20 for adults. 7 p.m., Thursday and Friday; 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Saturday. Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. hhca.org.

WOMEN’S WELLNESS RETREAT: Enjoy an empowering weekend full of interactive workshops and discussions led by experienced teachers, trainers and practitioners. Event costs, times and locations vary. 843-521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com.

MARCH 18

WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCIL: “GERMANY, THE EU AND THE US AFTER CHANCELLOR MERKEL”: Join transatlantic fellow Peter Sparding for a discussion about German-U.S. relations. Cost is $15 for guests, free for members. 10-11:30 a.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-6758 or wachh.org.

THROUGH MARCH 18

ART LEAGUE STUDENT WORK RECEPTION: Art League students have a chance to shine this March at Art League’s Academy Student Show, showcasing the works of the Academy’s most talented students. The artworks were all created during Academy classes throughout the past year in a variety of media. Free. 5-7 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or artleaguehhi. org.

MARCH 18-19

THE ALLAN VACHE 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.

MARCH 19

ANNUAL CHARITY OYSTER ROAST: Enjoy all-you-can-eat oysters and pulled pork with proceeds going to American Legion charities. Tickets are $50 for adults, $5 for children 12 and under. 3-7 p.m., American Legion Post 205, 46 Fairway Drive, Bluffton. alpost205.org.

ART OF INDIGO DYEING WORKSHOP: Leanne Coulter of Daufuskie Blues will teach participants how to dye a cotton bandana in a natural indigo vat, while learning about the properties and techniques used in this art form. Cost is $40. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

CORNERSTONE 5K: Join the Cornerstone Church and Palmetto Running Company for a 5K through Historic Old Town Bluffton. Registration is $25 for adults, $10 for children. 8 a.m., Cornerstone Church, 1300 May River Road, Bluffton. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

HILTON HEAD WINGFEST: This fun family-friendly event will feature 20-25 local restaurants cooking their best wings. Over 6,500 pounds of chicken wings will be served, plus there will be a kid’s zone, rock climbing wall, bungee jump area, and live entertainment. Cost is $8, children under 10 are free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, 94 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or hiltonheadwingfest.com.

NATIVE PLANT SALE: The Lowcountry has a wide variety of plants adapted to our environment that have great advantages, like requiring little care and providing great benefits to the local wildlife, which use their fruits, nectar or foliage. Native plants will be available for purchase. Cost is $8 for one-gallon plants, $16 for three gallon plants. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

MARCH 20

BEACH WALK FOR CAPA: Join this beach walk to benefit CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Association) followed by an optional, socially-distant picnic. Price is $10 donation. 10 a.m., Coligny Beach Park, 1 Coligny Circle, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-4612.

HARBOUR TOWN SPRINGFEST: Enjoy the splendor of Harbour Town with a sidewalk sale, live entertainment, nautical activities, Carolina Dreamers Car Club display and children’s activities. Free entry. 11 a.m.-6 p.m., Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or seapines.com.

MARCH 20-26

HILTON HEAD WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL: The Hilton Head Island Wine and Food Festival brings with it beautiful weather, delicious sips and tasty bites from the region’s culinary leaders. Proceeds from the wine auctions at the Grand Tasting and Public Tasting events benefit the John F. & Valerie Currie Educational Scholarship Fund for college students pursuing a degree in the hospitality and tourism field. Cost is $35-$125. Times and locations vary. hiltonheadwineandfood.com.

MARCH 21

VIM CLINIC PRO-AM GOLF TOURNAMENT: Support the VIM Clinic as 128 amateur golfers team up with local golf pros for a fun-filled event. Includes a post-tournament reception with raffle drawing. Registration to play is $300 per individual player where a golf pro is assigned to you, $1,000 per player for a foursome where you can pick your golf pro. 10:30 a.m., Wexford Golf Club, 111 Wexford Club Drive, Hilton Head Island. vimclinic.org/golf.

MARCH 22

PRESENTATION: “PATHFINDERS FOR FREEDOM”: Learn how the 1st and 2nd SCVAD paved the way for the 54th Massachusetts and other U.S. Colored Troops’ regiments to earn fame and glory in later battles of the Civil War. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members. 2-3:30 p.m., USCB Hilton Head Campus, 1 Sandshark Drive, Room 115, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

MARCH 22-24

“GOT ART?” FUNDRAISER The Art League’s annual fundraising benefit makes collectors out of art enthusiasts. Every ticket holder will receive an original work of art during a live drawing via Zoom. The artworks are donated by Art League member artists, and may include paintings, drawings, photography, collage, jewelry, ceramic, and sculpture. Each is valued at $200 or more. Tickets are $100. Only 100 tickets are sold. Preview the art 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or artleaguehhi. org.

MARCH 24

JELLYFISH PAINT PARTY: Explore the joys of color blending, working with shapes and brush strokes, and expressing yourself in an inspirational atmosphere, aided by local art teacher Camilla Pagliaroli. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Cost is $35. 5-7 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

MARCH 24-APRIL 9

THE SAVANNAH MUSIC FESTIVAL: The Savannah Music Festival is dedicated to presenting world-class celebrations of the musical arts by creating timeless and adventurous productions that stimulate arts education, foster economic growth and unite artists and audiences in Savannah. Event ticket prices, times and locations vary. savannahmusicfestival.org.

MARCH 25

CHARLOTTE BALLET: From ballet to bold, this breathtaking company astounds audiences with cutting-edge dance demonstrating virtuosity, energy and artistic excellence. Suitable for all ages. Tickets are $61. 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.

MARCH 25-26

THE PETER & WILL ANDERSON 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.

MARCH 25-27

LOWCOUNTRY HOME AND GARDEN SHOW: The 36th Annual show will feature hundreds of local home and garden experts all in one location, who will provide visitors the insight and inspiration needed to renovate, decorate and landscape their homes. Free admission. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 12-4 p.m., Sunday. Tanger Outlets, 1254 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. lowcountryhomeandgardenshow.com.

PALMETTO QUILT FESTIVAL: Join this exciting quilt festival displaying over 150 quilts. Entries will be judged. Over 14 vendors and demos will be on-site along with boutique items, vintage market, quilt raffles and a silent auction. Cost is $10 for one day, $15 for multiple days. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sunday. Hilton Head Island Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. palmettoquiltguild.org.

MARCH 26

BLUES & BBQ: Enjoy all-you-can-eat slow cooked BBQ by South Carolina Chef Ambassador Chris Williams, live music and more. Proceeds benefit Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park. Tickets are $100. 3-7 p.m., Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, 229 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-7301 or exploremitchelville.com.

MARCH 27

SAVANNAH VEG FEST: This fun-filled outdoor festival features expert presenters with timely topics about health, diet, animal welfare and the environment. Live music and veg-friendly exhibitors. Free. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Forsyth Park Band Shell, 699 Drayton Street, Savannah. savannahvegfest.org.

MARCH 27-28

HHSO CONCERT WORLD PREMIERE: Experience this Jessie Montgomery Piano Concerto with Awadagin Pratt. Tickets are $25-$60. 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.

MARCH 29

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: “STANDING UP AGAINST HATE”: Author and journalist Mary Cronk Ferrell examines the roles that black women who enlisted in the newly formed Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps (WAAC) played in WWII. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

MARCH 31

COMMUNITY APPRECIATION BBQ: The Correll Insurance Group of Hilton Head will serve pulled pork, shredded chicken and fixings at this community appreciation event. Free. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Correll Insurance Group, 15 Bow Circle, Suite 101, Hilton Head Island. “Like” the event on Facebook.

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

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 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.