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April 2022 Calendar of Events

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APRIL 1

For We Wish You Music:  The Hilton Head Choral Society will celebrate its 45th season and the 20th year with Artistic Director Tim Reynolds in a special concert “For We Wish You Music.” The concert will celebrate the long history of the HHCS as the oldest performing arts organization in our community and take a look back at the last 20 years with Tim. Tickets are $15-$40. 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818 or hiltonheadchoralsociety.org. 

APRIL 1-2

The Ricardo Ochoa Quintet at the Jazz Corner  Featuring Natasha Drena. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.

APRIL 2

Bluffton Lutzie 5K:  Race to end distracted driving at this 5K through downtown Bluffton. The first 300 runners will receive a free T-shirt. Dog and stroller-friendly. Cost is $30 for adults, $20 for students under 18. 8 a.m., Oyster Factory Park, 53 Wharf Street, Bluffton. 843-706-4550 or townofbluffton.com.

Group Walk/Run:  Meet at Java Burrito, then go on a group run/walk over the Cross Island Bridge. Don’t forget a water bottle. Free. 7-9 a.m., Java Burrito, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

Party in the Pines:   Please join the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation for a spring event that includes a picnic-themed menu, live music and fun for all. Proceeds benefit the capital replacement projects in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations required. Cost is $40 per person, free for children under 10. 4:30-7:30 p.m., Fish Island, Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3333 or seapines.com.

Performance: “Close to You”:   Experience a performance by Lisa Rock dedicated to the music of The Carpenters. Tickets are $25-$40. 2 p.m., 7:30 p.m., USCB Center for the Arts, 805 Carteret Street, Beaufort. 843-521-4145 or centerforthearts.com.

The Gospel Truth: “Stories Behind Your Favorite Hymns”:  Musicologist Dr. Eric Crawford will present the stories behind some traditional gospel hymns, which will be performed by local gospel group Pastor Elijah White and the Blessed Ones. Free. 2-4 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

APRIL 2, 16

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.

APRIL 4

Business Golf Classic:  Join this fun shamble tournament with the backdrop of majestic live oaks and beautiful marshes, featuring a box lunch, complimentary refreshments, a catered award ceremony, raffles, and more. 9 a.m., Berkeley Hall South Course, 366 Good Hope Road, Bluffton. 843-341-8364 or hiltonheadisland.org.

APRIL 5

Friends of Honey Hill Member Meeting:   Learn about recent efforts to preserve and protect the Honey Hill Battlefield during this quarterly meeting. This month features an introduction of Dr. Silvia E. Piovan’s upcoming program on her geographical research on the battle. Free. 6 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

APRIL 6

Artists Reception: “Gullah Doll House:  Artist Kerrie Brown, a Hilton Head native and Gullah descendant, continues a family tradition and celebrates her heritage though making dolls. The exhibit is on display through June 3. Meet Brown at an artist’s reception. Free. 5-7 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or artleaguehhi.org.

Lunch with the Author: Experience this author’s luncheon with Melanie Benjamin, author of The Swans of Fifth Avenue, The Aviator’s Wife, and her latest novel, The Children’s Blizzard. Cost is $47. 12 p.m., Belfair Clubhouse, 200 Belfair Oaks Boulevard, Bluffton. 843-521-4145 or centerforthearts.com.

Plaid Par-Tee:   It’s time to #GetYourPlaidOn at this annual party with great food, drinks, and company. Cost is $10 for Chamber members, $20 for non-members. 5:30-7 p.m., USCB, 1 Sand Shark Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.

Virtual Power Hour Tele Town Hall: Get unfiltered information about hot topics in our community straight from the source. Free. 9:15-10:15 a.m., Register for Zoom link. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.

Bridge Lessons:  HH Bridge Club is teaching a series of Intermediate/Advanced classes from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 95 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 342-7529 or www.bridgewebs.com/hiltonheadisland

APRIL 6-8

Pastel Workshop:  Join award-winning artist Carol Iglesias for a beginner and experienced pastel artist workshop. Students will learn how to paint with pastels both in the studio and outside from real life. Cost is $400 for guests, $360 for members. 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or artleaguehhi.org.

APRIL 7

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.

First Thursdays Art Market:  Together with popular musicians and entertainers, over two dozen local artists, painters, photographers, jewelry makers, basket weavers, potters, sculptors, and more will host an outdoor market. Free admission. 4-7 p.m., The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-5699 or theshopsatseapinescenter.com.

Spring Networking Event:  Enjoy an evening full of networking, drinks, hors d’oeuvres, door prizes, vendors and more. Presented by High Tide Restoration and Cleaning. This event is a great way to market your business and network within various professions. Registration required. Free. 5-7 p.m., High Tide Restoration and Cleaning, 322 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-7360 or hightiderestoration.com.

Workshop: “Washi Tape Creations”:  Create your own piece of original art using Japanese washi tape, which is made from rice paper and an adhesive, led by local artist and educator Lennie Ciliento. Ages 7 and up. Reservations required. Cost is $40 per person. 5-7:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 7-9

Elton John Tribute: “Remember When Rock Was Young”:  This Elton John Tribute will leave you feeling like you spent an evening with the Rocketman himself, featuring the decades of head-bopping, lighter-swaying, and chart-topping hits of Elton John. Suitable for ages 12 and up. Cost is $62. 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.

APRIL 8

Bridge Lessons:  HH Bridge Club is teaching a series of Beginner/Intermediate classes from 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 95 Mathews Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-7529 or www.bridgewebs.com/hiltonheadisland

APRIL 8-9

Ulysses Owen Jr.’s Generation Band 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.

APRIL 8-24

Church of the Palms Easter Services: Join Church of the Palms United Methodist Church for several events during the month of April, like a Fish Luncheon, Palm Sunday, Easter Cantata and more. Times and dates vary. Church of the Palms UM, 1425 Okatie Highway, Okatie. 843-379-1888 or palmsumc.org.

APRIL 9

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.

Easter Egg Hunt: Enjoy food, activities and lots of fun at this Easter egg hunt, featuring over 20,000 eggs and 25 special prizes. Pre-registration is recommended. Free. 10 a.m.-12 p.m., Grace Community Church, 450 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6698 or gracehhi.org.

Group Walk/Run: Meet at RT’s Market then go on a group run/walk through Palmetto Bluff. Don’t forget a water bottle. Free. 7-9 a.m., RT’s Market, 12 Westerwald North, Bluffton. 843-715-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

Intermediate Indigo Workshop: Leanne Coulter of Daufuskie Blues Art Gallery leads this “hands-in” workshop. Participants will dye a bandana in a natural indigo vat and experiment with more intricate relief methods. Designed for past workshop participants. 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.

THROUGH 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.

APRIL 11

Virtual Ancestry Workshop: Testing DNA is more than ethnicity. If you have tested your DNA on Ancestry and need to learn how to use the other tools, including shared matches and ThruLines, this beginning DNA class is for you. Cost is the price of an Ancestry membership. 10:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Register for Zoom link. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.

Haig Point Foundation Golf Tournament:  Enjoy 18 holes of golf, contests, lunch at the Turn, and an awards party with cocktails and light fare. Cost is $150 per non-player sponsor, $350 per golfer. 10:15 a.m.-5 p.m., Haig Point Signature Course, 1230 Clubhouse Lane, Daufuskie Island. haigpoint.com.

APRIL 11-17

54th RBC Heritage Golf Tournament:  The only PGA Tour event in South Carolina, the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing has been played on Hilton Head Island since 1969. Its host, the Heritage Classic Foundation, donates Tournament proceeds to charitable organizations in the Lowcountry. Times and ticket prices vary. Harbour Town Golf Links, 11 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. rbcheritage.com.

APRIL 12

Hazel Dean’s WineFest:  Enjoy a Sparkling Reception and then the main event of tasting luxury wines from eight wine vendors and suppliers. Includes small bites and live music. Proceeds to benefit Second Helpings of Hilton Head. Tickets are $125. 5:30-9 p.m., Hazel Dean’s, 77 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-802-2001 or hazeldeans.com.

APRIL 14

Indigo Exploration: Journey to the past and “meet” Eliza Lucas Pinckney, who at just 17 years old experimented with indigo that resulted in a profitable industry for the colony of South Carolina. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Cost is $15 per person. 5-6 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 14-16

Easter Wagon Journey:  Hop aboard our beautiful red wagon and experience a spring exploration of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, while playing a game of “Easter I- Spy” along the way. Reservations required. Cost is $20 for adults, $15 for children. Times vary. Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3333 or seapines.com.

APRIL 14-17

Roberto Coin Trunk Show:  Stop in and shop the new spring collections by Roberto Coin during the RBC Heritage tournament, located between holes one and nine at the Village. Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz. 

THROUGH APRIL 15

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. Free. 5-7 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 15-16

Bobby Ryder’s Swingin’ Quintet 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.

APRIL 16

Easter Eggstravaganza & Waterfront Breakfast:  Hunt for thousands of eggs filled with treats and prizes, visit with Jake the Salty Dog and the Easter Bunny, and more. Free entry. 10 a.m., The Salty Dog, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.

Easter Extravaganza:  With the help of the Easter Bunny, eggs will be filled by Pockets Full of Sunshine, a local non-profit employing adults with disabilities, for an Easter Egg hunt. Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.

Personalized Easter Pails and Portraits: Order a personalized Easter pail for your child and pick it up at Fish Island in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. The Easter Bunny will be there celebrating and taking photos. Pail reservations are required and will be made for a specific time slot. Cost is $35 per pail. Times vary. Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3333 or seapines.com.

APRIL 17

Easter Egg Hunt:  An annual tradition with the Easter Bunny, hosted by the Sea Pines Resort and the Shops at Harbour Town. Free. 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Gregg Russell Playground, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or seapines.com.

Easter Sunday Lunch and Dinner:  Enjoy extended hours for Easter Sunday. Costs vary. 2-8 p.m., Cowboy Brazilian Steakhouse, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Suite B6, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-3565 or cowboybraziliansteakhouse.com.

Easter Sunday Service: Join St. Andrew By-The-Sea Church for Easter Sunday services with locations on Hilton Head Island, Bluffton and livestream. Times and locations vary. 843-785-4711 or hhiumc.com.

APRIL 19

Virtually Speaking: “Through the Lens of Cecil J. Williams”:  Join this presentation that takes a closer look at the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina through the lens of photographer Cecil Williams. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

APRIL 20

Celebrate the Lowcountry: Join the Christian Women’s Connection to celebrate the Lowcountry with a traditional meal and learn the shag dance. Cost is $28. 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Hampton Hall Clubhouse, 170 Hampton Hall Boulevard, Bluffton. 843-705-7604 or 602-750-5465.

APRIL 21

100 Men Who Care HHI:  This organization will meet for one hour to discuss three local needs and collectively donate $10,000 to a Hilton Head nonprofit that is performing the heavy lifting for our community. Members each donate $100 and all the funds will be delivered to the charity. 4:30 p.m., Spanish Wells Golf Club, 1 Brams Point, Hilton Head Island. 100menwhocarehhi.com.

Chamber Young Professionals:  The Greater Island Council will host a lunch and listening session to get young professionals’ feedback on living, working and playing in the Lowcountry, now and in the future. Free. 11:30 a.m., Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 1 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.

Shibori and Indigo Workshop: Known to be one of the oldest Japanese tie-dye techniques, Shibori refers to a variety of techniques used to manipulate fabric to create patterns when the fabric is dyed. Learn some binding, twisting, tying, blocking, and stitching techniques with local artist Stella-lee Anderson. Reservations required. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Cost is $50 per person. 5-6 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 22

Earth Day Kick Off Concert with Tommy DeCarlo:  Each sundown celebration finds the Bluffton Community coming together with family, friends and neighbors to celebrate local foods, vendors, craft beers, boutique wine, live music and other fun activities for everyone of all ages. Tickets are $40 in advance, $50 day of show. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf Street, Bluffton. 843-757-8520 or bearfootsports.com.

The Poetic Side of South Carolina:  In honor of National Poetry Month, this lecture explores the works of nationally acclaimed African American poets from South Carolina. Sponsored by SC Humanities. Free. 6 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

World Affairs Council: Cyber Security Threats and Challenges:  Kevin Scheid will present the different approaches the government and businesses are responding to cyber threats and how the world will need to defend against bad actors in the future to decrease our vulnerability. 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.

APRIL 22-23

Annual NOGS Tour of Hidden Gardens:  This special tour unlocks the garden gates of selected private and historic gardens for self-guided exploration. Ticket holders will enjoy springtime gardens located in Savannah’s Historic District and more. Times vary. gardenclubofsavannah.org.

The Eric Mintel Quartet at the Jazz Corner:  Featuring the music of Dave Brubeck. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.

APRIL 23

Grilled Cheese If You Please Celebration:  Celebrate National Grilled Cheese Month with an entire Saturday dedicated to its ooey-gooey goodness. Free entry. 12 p.m., The Salty Dog, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.

Group Walk/Run:  Meet at Corner Perk then go on a group run/walk through historic Bluffton. Don’t forget a water bottle. Free. 7-9 a.m., Corner Perk, 1297 May River Road, Bluffton. 843-715-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

Hilton Head Humane Association Dog Walk:  Join the Hilton Head Humane Association’s Dog Walk fundraiser. Cost is $30. 8:30 a.m., Coligny Beach, 1 Coligny Circle, Hilton Head Island. hhhumane.org.

APRIL 23-24

Art Market:  Stroll through artists’ booths under historic live oaks to find that perfect piece of original art to take home. Includes fine art, crafts and more. Admission is $5. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

APRIL 24-25

HHSO Dance Party:  Celebrate dance with orchestral classics from the Blue Danube Waltz to the Russian Sailors Dance, Tango, Jazz, Polka, Step-Dance, and Can-Can. Dance ensembles from across the region join in on the fun in an energetic and dynamic program of popular favorites. 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.

APRIL 26

Cocktail Class:  Join this interactive Craft Cocktail Class with expert mixologist Monica Collins. She will guide you through creating cocktails using two local spirits: Bulrush Gin & Saltwater Woody Rum. Cost is $50 per person, plus gratuity. 4:30-6:30 p.m., Lucky Rooster Kitchen + Bar, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Unit A, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-3215 or luckyroosterhhi.com.

APRIL 29

An Evening with Our Stars:  An elegant gathering by the ocean that brings the SC Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities experience to Hilton Head. This fundraising event will showcase several alumni who will share their work. Contact for pricing and sponsorship information. 6-8 p.m., The deVeer Home, 35 South Beach Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island. christine.faust@GSAFoundation.net.

APRIL 29-30

The Harry Allen Quartet at the Jazz Corner:  Featuring Rossano Sportiello. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.

APRIL 30

Burger Bash:  Celebrate this American staple by enjoying its many mouth-watering variations, featuring waterfront live music. Free entry. 12 p.m., The Salty Dog, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.

THROUGH MAY 7

Bluffton 8th Grade Juried Art Show:  Experience excellence in visual art by our young local artists at this exhibit, featuring student artwork from Bluffton Middle School, HE McCracken Middle School, The Cross School, River Ridge Academy and Hilton Head Christian Academy. There will be a “People’s Choice” award, vote through April 30. Free. 10a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays; closed Sundays. Bluffton County Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 603-918-0206. 

SAVE THE DATE

MAY 1

Pedal Hilton Head:  Come and celebrate Hilton Head’s culture, award-winning cycling, and our community’s resilience while raising funds to support the most valuable asset we have, our children. Peddlers will cycle to raise funds for the Boys & Girls Club community. Cost is $75-$300. 8 a.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, 94 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. pedalhhi.org.

MAY 7

Bluffton Mayfest:  Join the Rotary Club of Bluffton for a weekend of fun to celebrate all things Bluffton. Featuring 150 artists and food vendors, music, a pie eating contest, an ugly dog contest, and more. Free entry. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Downtown Bluffton. blufftonrotary.or

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

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

The Farmers & Makers Market:  Celebrate fresh, celebrate local. Enjoy the colorful displays that grow and change each week throughout the season at this charming, weekly festival. Now in its 9th year, the Market will present more fresh, local produce, more seafood, more breads and baked goods, and more crafts, artisans and “makers” than ever before. Free admission. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-5699 or theshopsatseapinescenter.com. 

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.