Children’s Memorial Garden Celebration: After a two-year absence because of COVID, the Children's Memorial Garden will hold an in-person ceremony in remembrance of the sons and daughters who are no longer with us. 4-5 p.m., Children’s Memorial Garden, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Boulevard, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-2859 or 843-298-1967.
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.
Savannah Music Festival: Savannah Music Festival’s popular Musical Explorers program will officially return to in-person concerts for local K-2 students and teachers on Monday, May 2 at the Trustees Theater, located at 216 E. Broughton St. The performances will feature the ring shout of the Georgia coast with the McIntosh County Shouters, southeastern woodlands Native American music with Martha Redbone, and South African kwela with Naledi Masilo. The concerts will kick off Monday, May 2 with a 12:15 p.m. performance at the Lucas Theater and will continue Tuesday through Friday with live performances at 10:15 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. daily. For more information about the Musical Explorers program, visit musicalexplorers.
Geography of Honey Hill: Join Dr. Silvia E. Piovan for a presentation about a geohistorical approach to the American Civil War from South Carolina to Honey Hill. Free. 6 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
Wine Down Wednesday: A festive evening of wine, music, shopping, refreshments, and prizes. Proceeds to benefit Hilton Head Heroes. Enjoy tastings at participating merchants, special promotions, sales, and in-store demos. Must be 21+ to participate. Cost is $15. 5-7:30 p.m., Village at Wexford, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. villageatwexford.com.
In the Heights: Featuring an exhilarating score by Lin Manuel-Miranda, this fresh and revolutionary musical combines Latin rhythms and dance to tell a captivating story about what it means to chase your dreams as you cling to your roots and celebrate the community from which you grew. Suitable for all ages. Cost is $61 for adults, $56 for children. Times vary. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.
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.
Gabriel & Co. Trunk Show: Bring your best to your relationships every single day and to special moments in life with Gabriel & Co.’s beautifully curated selection of designer brand jewelry. Enjoy a complimentary gift with your Gabriel & Co. purchase. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.
WACHHI: “The US-Mexico Relationship”: Earl Anthony Wayne will discuss the important and complicated relationship between Mexico and the United States during this month’s World Affairs Council presentation. Cost is $20 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.
A Taste of Beaufort: This festival is a foodie’s dream, bringing together the best culinary dishes from the Lowcountry. Featuring live entertainment, kids’ activities and more. Free admission. 5-10 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Bay Street, Beaufort. beaufortsc.org.
Champian Fulton 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.
Terpsichore, Too: Terpsichore, Too features classical and contemporary dance performed by 4th grade- to Apprentice-levels at Hilton Head Dance School. The classical portion of the evening features excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s The Sleeping Beauty. Cost is $5-$10. 7:30 p.m., Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5477 or hiltonheaddance.com.
May River Theatre: “He Said and She Said”: A one-act play by Alice Gerstenberg, directed by Gregg Steele Heppner. Cost is $15. 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday. Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge Street, Bluffton. 843-815-5581 or mayrivertheatre.com.
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.org.
Ella Bella Ballerina: Ella Bella Ballerina is a one-act ballet, based on the books by James Mayhew. This performance features the youngest dancers of the Hilton Head Dance School. Cost is $5-$10. 10:30 a.m., Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5477 or hiltonheaddance.com.
Hats Off: Spring Tea: Enjoy a delightful afternoon featuring a variety of teas, delectables and learn a meaningful history of hat fashions. Show off your own favorite hat or wear a Sunday special frock. Cost is $25. 12-1:30 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
Kids Art Class: Mixed Media: This project will focus on mixed media, including several different media such as canvas, fabric, drawing and the most important element, layering. 10 a.m., Joe’s Ice Cream and Beverage, 15 Bruin Road, Bluffton. “Like” the event on Facebook.
Mother Son Game Night: Mothers/mother figures and sons are invited to enjoy a fun game night, featuring snacks, music, board game challenges, yard games, and more. Please wear comfortable clothes and shoes. Cost is $25 per couple, $10 for each additional child. 5-8 p.m., Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.
Wild Women’s Tea Party: Find that couture hat in your closet and join Lowcountry Legal Volunteers for an afternoon in Paris, including a French-themed fashion show, food and a silent auction. All proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Legal Volunteers, a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing equal justice to those in need within Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties. Cost is $50. 2-4 p.m., Indigo Hall, 103 Berwick Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1570 or lowcountrylegalvolutneers.org.
Derby Day in South Beach: Bring your big hat and enjoy mint juleps, hot browns and the race on the screens and speakers at South Beach. Free. 11 a.m., Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.
MAY 7, 21, 28
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.
Terpsichore: Classical dance meets contemporary. Presented by Hilton Head Dance Theatre, Terpsichore is their Spring Performance by their Company Dancers. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for students under 18. 7:30 p.m., Saturday; 2:30 p.m., Sunday. Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-5477 or hiltonheaddance.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, H.E. 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. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Mondays through Saturdays; closed Sundays. Bluffton County Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 603-918-0206.
BJVIM Bourbon & Bubbly Event: Join this magical evening of bourbon and champagne tastings, a four-course dinner and musical entertainment to benefit Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine (BJVIM). Tickets are $150 each, $1,000 for a table of eight. 6-10 p.m., Hewitt Oaks, 205 Stillwell Road, Bluffton. 843-706-7090 or bjvim.org.
Hilton Head Choral Society: “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. Tickets are $15-$40. 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818 or hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.
Noel Freidline and Maria Howell 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.
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.
Heritage Academy’s Community Yard Sale: Join this community yard sale in the Heritage Academy parking lot. Free entry, $50 per parking spot to sell items. 7 a.m.-12 p.m., Heritage Academy, 11 New Orleans Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8600 or heritageacademy.org.
May Day 5K: Run or walk in this family-friendly 5K to support the Lowcountry Alliance for Healthy Youth (LCAHY). Cost is $20-$30. 8-10 a.m., Bluffton High School, 12 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningco.com.
Salty Dog’s 35th Birthday Bash: Celebrate 35 years of making memories on the waterfront featuring live music, Lowcountry Boil and lots of cake. Free. 12 p.m., Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.
Second Annual All Corvette Show: The second annual Corvette Show proceeds will benefit Special Olympics Area 8 locally. Come out and see the beautiful Corvettes presented by Corvette Club of Hilton Head and Reichenbach Chevrolet. Rain date is May 15. Free entry. To display your Corvette, register for $20. 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Reichenbach Chevrolet, 10 University Parkway, Hardeeville. 843-715-1622 or corvettesofhh.com.
Listen on the Lawn: Join this fun-filled summer concert series fundraiser featuring Gwen Yvette. Bring your lawn chair, a summer supper or snack, and your beverage of choice as we enjoy a nice summer evening of great music, fun, and dancing. Cost is $10. 6 p.m., USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort. 843-521-4145 or centerforthearts.com.
Flower Moon Full Moon Cruise: Enjoy celestial snacks and lunar libations aboard the Salty Dog’s 63-foot catamaran. Ages 21 and over. Cost is $36. 7:30 p.m., Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.
Full Moon Shore Explore: Discover the Sea Pines beaches under a full moon. Search for ghost crabs and other sea creatures scurrying throughout the dunes and surf system. Reservations required. Cost is $16 for adults, $12 for children. 8:30-9:30 p.m., Sea Pines Beach Club, 87 North Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3333 or seapines.com.
Leanne Morgan: “The Big Panty Tour”: Leanne Morgan's relatable comedy style combines infinite southern charm and hilarious storytelling about her life, her kids, her husband, and more. Cost is $62. 4 p.m., 7:30 p.m., Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.
Pork in the Parking Lot: A member appreciation luncheon, catered by One Hot Mama’s, hosted by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce. Please register. Free. 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 1 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.
Small Business Week: Join the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce and celebrate the local businesses who are the backbone of our community. Free. Various times and locations. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.
Small Business Week Seminar: Do you have job openings? You’re not alone. Join presenter Scott Beebe for a workshop all about how you can find, hire, and keep talent in your field. Cost is $10 for Chamber members, $15 for guests. 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, 1 Chamber of Commerce Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.
Virtually Speaking: “WWI and SC Home Front”: From Camp Jackson to the Spanish Flu, learn about the role South Carolinians played in WWI with historian Dr. Fritz Hamer. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
A Night in Napa Wine Dinner: Alexander's is delighted to offer this special wine dinner featuring a selection of wonderful wine, spectacular food and lively conversation. Cost is $130 per person, includes tax and gratuity. 6-8:30 p.m., Alexander’s Restaurant, 76 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island. 855-511-0999 or alexandersrestaurant.com
Bluffton Block Party: Conclude Small Business Week with a fun outdoor block party. Please register. Cost is $10 for Chamber members, $15 for guests. 5:30-7 p.m., Prudential Insurance, 1278 May River Road, Suite 300, Bluffton. 843-785-3673 or hiltonheadchamber.org.
Bluffton Movie Night: The Town of Bluffton is hosting six movie nights to bring Bluffton families together in Town parks throughout the remainder of 2022 featuring bounce houses, games and a movie. The May movie is “Space Jam: A New Legacy.” 5-8 p.m., Buckwalter Place Park, 2 Venture Drive, Bluffton. 843-706-4500 or townofbluffton.com.
Sunset Palooza: This month’s Bluffton Sunset Party Series will feature live music, a food court, vendors, a wine bar, craft beer garden and more. Admission is $10. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf Street, Bluffton. 843-757-8520 or bearfootsports.com.
Quentin E. Baxter at the Jazz Corner: Featuring Kebbi Williams, Louis Heriveaux, and Delbert Felix. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.
Annie Jr.: The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved, award-winning musicals. 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 3 p.m., Sunday. Beaufort Children’s Theatre, 805 Carteret Street, Beaufort. 843-521-4145 or centerforthearts.com.
May River Theatre: “Danny and the Deep Blue Sea”: A one-act play by John Patrick Shanley, directed by Skylah Sturgis. Cost is $15. 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday. Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge Street, Bluffton. 843-815-5581 or mayrivertheatre.com.
Caricature Workshop: Impress your friends with new-found skills in caricature. Learn the basics of this portrait drawing technique that simplifies or exaggerates facial features with artist and professor Ian Welch. Cost is $20. 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.
Fur the LOVE of Bluffton Summers: Celebrate Bluffton summers while bringing awareness to local animal rescues and shelters. This event features bounce houses, face painting, ice cream, music, food trucks, animal-related vendors and more. Free entry. 12-4 p.m., Martin Family Park, 68 Boundary Street, Bluffton. 843-414-2999 or lowcountrylovegroup.com.
South Beach Marina’s Preakness Party: Enjoy Maryland-inspired food and drink specials while watching the horse race. Free. 12 p.m., Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.
THROUGH MAY 21
Exhibit: “Peter Dallos, Flowering”: Peter Dallos’ artwork will be on display featuring a series of metal sculptures of flowers in varying stages of blooming. The collection, an evocative and powerful collection, explores the beautiful yet sometimes spindly and bizarre forms of orchids and forest flowers. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays; 12-4 p.m., Sundays. Art League Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or artleaguehhi.org.
Italian Sunday Dinner: A family-style gathering of homemade pasta, sausage and meatballs, bruschetta, salad, wine, gelato, and lots of Italian camaraderie. The money raised goes to support our local charities and scholarship program. Cost is $15 for adults, $5 for children under 10. 5:30-7:30 p.m., St. Francis by the Sea Catholic Church, 45 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. iachh.org.
Mindful Triathlon: Enjoy a fun 5K run or walk, followed by a 45-minute yoga class on the beach. End the evening with a 15-minute guided meditation and gong experience that will clear your mind, relax your body, and complete the mindful triathlon. Cost is $35. 8-10 a.m., Coligny Beach Park, Hilton Head Island. trisignup.com.
Big Band Swings Into Summer: Enjoy the sounds of a 20-piece band playing hit songs from the past five decades with a full buffet dinner. Hilton Head Big Band is an all-volunteer band that raises money for the Junior Jazz Foundation. Cost is $10. 5-9 p.m., Hilton Head Island Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, Hilton Head Island. hhbigband.com.
The Scott Giddens Trio at the Jazz Corner: With special guest Gregory Tardy. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.
Hilton Head Island Art Festival: A fun two-day event featuring a wide selection of beautiful art, casual shopping and dining, live entertainment and more. Free admission. 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, 17 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-6424 or hiltonheadartfestival.com.
Original Gullah Festival: Enjoy storytelling, dancing, the sounds of jazz, blues, reggae and African drums at this fun outdoor festival. The Vendor Market is filled with arts and crafts and the Food Court is filled with local cuisine and traditional Gullah favorites. Cost is $35 in advance, $40 at the gate. 10 a.m.-11 p.m., Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park, Bay Street, Beaufort. originalgullahfestival.org.
Hilton Head Choral Society: “America Sings!”: The Hilton Head Choral Society will present its annual patriotic commemorative concert. This concert will be a true celebrate of the American spirit with the chorus, the Atlanta Symphony Brass Quintet, and a special guest speaker in an all-American musical program. Tickets are $15-$40. 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818 or hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.
Freedom 5K: Dress in your patriotic best, red, white, and blue on one of Lowcountry's most scenic courses. Race proceeds and all donations will go to the Semper Fi & Americas Fund. Cost is $30 for 5K, $25 for military discount, $20 for children. 8-10 a.m., Port Royal Plantation, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningco.com.
SAVE THE DATE
Pockets Full of Sunshine: “Fun in the Sun for EVERYONE”: Enjoy beach activities for people with special needs, their families and friends. Activities will include paddle boarding, boogie boarding, surfing, beach games and more. All ages and abilities are invited to join in on the fun. Pre-registration is encouraged. 9 a.m.-12 p.m., Marriott Surf Watch Resort, 10 Surf Watch Way, Hilton Head Island. pocketsfullofsun.org.
TEDxSavannah: TEDxSavannah is a daylong event created to stimulate dialogue through engaging talks and session breaks designed to give individuals and organizations in Savannah a platform to meet, share ideas and collaborate. Cost is $95. 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m., Yamacraw Center for the Performing Arts, 649 West Jones Street, Savannah. tedxsavannah.com.
Indigo Tie Dye: Learn how indigo dye is made from a plant and use it to create a tie- dyed 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. 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 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.
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.
Music & Taste on the Harbour: Dance the night away on Thursday nights in the spring and fall at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina featuring local favorite bands, great food and all the dancing you can possibly do. Free admission. 6-9 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. welcometosheltercove.com.
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.
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.
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.
SALTY DOG WEEKLY EVENTS
Have fun in South Beach with the Salty Dog. Nightly events include Turtle Trackers on Mondays and Sundays, Juggling on Tuesdays and Saturdays, Dance Party on Wednesdays and Fridays, Colorpalooza on Thursdays. Times vary. Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.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.
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.
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.
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.