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June 2022 Calendar of Events

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JUNE 2

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

SUMMER ART SOIREE: Join Real Champions, Inc. at their Inaugural Summer Art Soiree, featuring food, drinks and a silent auction. Proceeds to benefit local children. Cost is $175. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Downtown Deli, 1223 May River Road, Bluffton. realchampionsinc.org.

JUNE 3

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.

JUNE 3-4

JOHN LUMPKIN’S SEXLET 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.

JUNE 3-5

ONE ACT PLAY: “GOD GUN”: A dark comedy leaning into the absurd, God Gun deals with the mortality of all relationships and the process of letting go. Set in a publishing office in the late 2000s, chaos erupts in cubicles as one journalist is asked to kill himself to interview God. Tickets are $15. 7:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday.  May River Theatre, 20 Bridge Street, Bluffton. 843-815-5581 or mayrivertheatre.com.

JUNE 4

CHEF SERIES: “LOWCOUNTRY BOIL”: Enjoy an authentic Lowcountry Boil and Brew prepared by visiting chef, Danny Hieronymus of Hieronymus Provisions. Tickets also include a pint of beer. Cost is $22. 1 p.m., lot 9 brewing co, 258 Red Cedar Street, Suite 14, Bluffton. 843-757-5689 or lot9brew.com.

JUKE JOINT TOUR AND TASTING: Step back in time and learn about juke joints in the Soul of the South, plus apps from Hawg Wild BBQ and a Burnt Church Distillery moonshine tasting. Cost is $25. 4-6 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

JUNE 5

LADIES GROUP RUN, WALK AND YOGA ON THE BEACH: The run will be led by Melissa Matus, followed by yoga class on the beach. Bring a water bottle and yoga mat. Free. 7-9 a.m., Coligny Beach Park, 1 North Forest Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

LISTEN ON THE LAWN: Join this fun-filled summer concert series fundraiser featuring The Cluster Shucks. 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.

JUNE 7

A LOOK AT HISTORIC MITCHELVILLE: Director Ahmad Ward will present about the history of Mitchelville and talk about the mission of the Freedom Park. Plus, learn more about the organization’s upcoming seventh annual Juneteenth Celebration. Free. 6 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

JUNE 8-19

HILTON HEAD CHAMBER MUSIC INSTITUTE: The fourth annual Hilton Head Chamber Music Institute, an educational program of HHSO, will feature sixteen high school string musicians from eleven different states. Free. Times vary. SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-2718. 

JUNE 10

COOKING DINNER THEATER: “SUMMERTIME FRESH”: Enjoy a relaxing night out as Chef Christopher Hewitt shares recipes he learned while working under Bobby Flay. Tickets are $89.50. 6:30-8:30 p.m., Hewitt Oaks, 205 Stillwell Road, Bluffton. 843-757-4600 or hewittoaks.com.

JUNE 10-11

DAVE POTTER’S RETRO GROOVE 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.

JUNE 11

BEACH CLEAN UP: Help make a difference with a beach clean up and learn about the rich history about the first self-governed town of formally enslaved people in the United States. Bags and gloves will be provided. Free. 8-10 a.m., Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, 226 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

JUMP INTO SUMMER: Hosted by the Town of Bluffton, this event will feature bounce houses, video games played on a Jumbotron television, lawn games, a dee-jay playing music, concession stand and fun prizes for participants. Free. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Buckwalter Place Park, Bluffton. 843-706-4500 or townofbluffton.sc.gov.

SMOOTH JAZZ AFFAIR: Spend an evening listening to the smoother side of Jazz and the soulful sounds of saxophonist Greg Whittaker and his band, Modern Daze. Cost is $45. 7-10 p.m., Coligny Theatre, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. historicgullahlandpreservation.org.

JUNE 14

BOY SCOUT TROOP 245 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Former Scouts, leaders, supporters invited. Food trucks following ceremony. 6-8 p.m. Honey Horn Plantation. RSVP via troop245scouts.com/RSVP50 or michaelflood87@gmail.com.

JUNE 15

BOOK SIGNING: New York Times best-selling author and conservationist Mary Alice Monroe and coauthor Angela May will host a book-signing and talk about their new adventure novel “Search for Treasure.” Free. 10:30 a.m., Bluffton Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. 843-255-6503 or blufftonpubliclibrary.org.

JUNE 16

ORIN SWIFT WINE DINNER: A special wine dinner featuring a selection of wine by Orin Swift, plus food and lively conversation. Reservations required. 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.

JUNE 17

BLUES & BREWS ON THE BLUFF: Enjoy live music from Restless Natives, a food court, vendors, 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.

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 June movie is “Encanto.” 5-8 p.m., Buckwalter Place Park, 2 Venture Drive, Bluffton. 843-706-4500 or townofbluffton.com.

EXHIBIT: “SS PULASKI”: Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum is hosting a launch for an exhibit about the explosion of the SS Pulaski, which was full of Savannahians when it blew up in 1838. New York Times best-selling author and Bluffton resident, Patti Callahan, and the shipwreck hunter who found the Pulaski in 2018, Micah Eldred, are both going to speak at the launch event. Cost is $25. 6-8 p.m., Ships of the Sea Maritime Museum, 41 Martin Luther King Jr Boulevard, Savannah. 912-232-1511 or eventbrite.com.

JUNE 17-18

DOCUMENTARY SCREENINGS: Experience two documentary screenings, including “Juneteenth: The Birth of Freedom” and “Harriet Tubman: From the Railroad to a Spy.” Cost is $25. Times vary. Coligny Theatre, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. historiclandpreservation.org.

JALEN BAKER 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.

JUNE 18

JUNETEENTH AT MITCHELVILLE: The annual Juneteenth Celebration on Hilton Head Island returns with the crowd’s favorite food and art vendors, plus live bands. Cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-12. 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park, 229 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-255-7301 or exploremitchelville.org.

SEA TURTLE PAINT PARTY: Enjoy stories and learn about these fascinating creatures of the Lowcountry. Then follow along as Camilla Pagliaroli demonstrates how to create your own turtle painting. Suitable for ages 6 and up. All supplies are provided. Cost is $30 per canvas. 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m, Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

JUNE 18-19

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATION OF FREEDOM: Celebrate Juneteenth at this fun weekend festival, featuring vendors, live music, performances, spoken word poets, storytelling, drummers, a fashion show, and more. Free. 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Tybee Beach Pier, Tybee Island. eventbrite.com.

JUNE 20-24

HILTON HEAD JAZZ CLINIC: A three-hour daily jazz clinic for students ages 10-14 with a special music trip to Savannah and finale performance. Registration is $25. 1-4 p.m., Hilton Head Christian Academy, 3088 Bluffton Parkway, Bluffton. hhjazzcamp.com.

HILTON HEAD JAZZ GUITAR INSTITUTE: The Hilton Head Jazz Guitar Institute is a camp led by Dallas McCorkindale to prepare students ages 14-20 for the challenges of jazz guitar. Registration is $25. 1-4 p.m., Hilton Head Christian Academy, 3088 Bluffton Parkway, Bluffton. hhjazzguitar.eventbrite.com.

JUNE 21

RICE: A HERITAGE CROP: In connection with upcoming National Rice Day, join presenter Rollen Chalmers who will speak about his experience in heritage crops such as Carolina Gold Rice. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

JUNE 22-23

GURHAN TRUNK SHOW: Join Forsythe Jewelers for a presentation of Gurhan’s newest collections featuring an exquisite selection of one-of-a-kind pieces and hand-crafted designs in high karat gold and sterling silver. Enjoy a complimentary gift with your Gurhan purchase. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.

JUNE 23

TOTALLY TIKI MIXOLOGY CLASS: Join this fun hands-on mixology class, featuring some of the best Tiki flavors, where participants are guided through the cocktail-making journey. Cost is $85. 7-9 p.m., Hilton Head Distillery, 14 Cardinal Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-4443 or hiltonheaddistillery.com

PARTY IN THE PARK AND MAKER’S FAIR: Enjoy a family happy hour with live music, bounce houses, and beverages. New this year: a Maker’s Fair with local artists featuring unique and handmade pieces. Free admission. 5:30 p.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, 97 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7273 or islandreccenter.org.

AN EVENING WITH AUTHOR R.J. LEE: Enjoy an evening with Southern Cozy mystery author R. J. Lee to benefit Libraries for Kids. Donate $50 or more to receive the entire book series. 6-8 p.m., Town of Bluffton Rotary Community Center, 11 Recreation Court, Bluffton. eventbrite.com.

JUNE 24

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.

JUNE 24-25

PRETTY DARN AT THE JAZZ CORNER: Experience a live good vibes duo featuring dual guitars and percussion, anchored by Nick and Kyle’s perfect soulful harmonies. Cost is $20. 6:30-9 p.m., The Jazz Corner 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or thejazzcorner.com.

JUNE 24-26

SLICE! SHORT FILM FESTIVAL: Hampton Friends of the Arts present this first-ever short-film festival featuring a selection of short films that share a “slice of life” in the rural south. Times and prices vary. Hampton Theater, 109 Lee Avenue, Hampton. palmettotheater.org.

JUNE 26

COOKING DEMO: Burger Clinic: Gather round the table for a cooking demonstration at Alexander’s, led by Executive Chef Charles Pejeau. Have fun, learn something new and give back to your local community. All the money collected will be given to the Palmetto Dunes Employee Assistance Program. Cost is $25. 2-3 p.m., Alexander’s Restaurant, 76 Queens Folly Road, Hilton Head Island. 855-511-0999 or alexandersrestaurant.com.

JAZZ NIGHT FUNDRAISER: The Kiwanis Club of Bluffton is hosting a Jazz Night Fundraiser to support local children. Featuring a night of fabulous jazz music by The Lavon Stevens Quartet featuring Louise Spencer at Seaquins Ballroom. Cost is $30 per person, $250 for tables of 10 guests. 7 p.m., Seaquins Ballroom, 1300 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. blufftonkiwanis.org.

JUNE 28

VIRTUALLY SPEAKING: “OFF THE BEATEN TRAIL”: The people and places of the American Revolution in South Carolina are the topic of Historical Reenactor Aliene Humphries’ new book. She and the Morris Center curator will discuss highlights from her research. Free. 5 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Boulevard, Ridgeland. 843-284-9227 or morrisheritagecenter.org.

JUNE 28-JULY 1 

FABULOUS FAKES: Master Artwork Parodies from Art League. An exhibit of master artwork parodies. Free. Art League Gallery, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday 12-4 p.m. and 90 minutes before every Arts Center performance. Artists’ reception July 1, 5-7p.m.  Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, 843-681-5060.  

SAVE THE DATE

THROUGH JULY 8

AMIRI FARRIS SUMMER EXHIBIT: Debuting on Juneteenth (June 19), artist Amiri Farris will present his summer exhibit featuring dynamic and powerful artwork that combines an alluring blend of vivid colors and layered textures. The exhibition will culminate with a send-off concert event featuring Farris painting live on stage during a concert headlined by the Grammy Award-Winning drummer Quentin Baxter of Ranky Tanky fame on July 8. Hampton Theatre, 109 Lee Avenue, Hampton. palmettotheater.org.

THROUGH JULY 29

TRUST THE JOURNEY: The Mixed Media of Life at Art League Academy: Local artist Debi West will have her work on display through July 29. Art League is hosting a free artists’ reception on June 15 from 5-7 p.m. Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or artleaguehhi.org.

THROUGH AUG. 14

ROCK OF AGES: Rock of Ages features the music of iconic bands such as Styx, Twisted Sister, and Journey among others. This exhilarating story was nominated for five Tonys and captures the era of 1980s Hollywood. Suitable for ages 13 and up. Prices and times vary. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or artshhi.com.

JULY 2

BLUFFTON INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION: The Town of Bluffton will host its inaugural Independence Day Celebration. Begins with a pre-party at Martin Family and DuBois parks. Firework show shortly after 9 p.m. Music. Games. Food and drinks. 5-9 p.m. For more information, email lsimoneaux@townofbluffton.com.

JULY 4

FIRECRACKER 5K: Celebrate Independence Day at the 36th annual Hilton Head Firecracker 5K. This run and family-fun walk is the largest and oldest road race in Beaufort County, and one of the top ten races in the state of South Carolina. Register early to save. Cost is $30 for adults, $12 for Children’s Fun Run, $30 for Virtual Firecracker 5K. 8 a.m., Jarvis Creek Park, 100 Jarvis Creek Park Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-815-1718 or palmettorunningcompany.com.

JULY 15-24

BEAUFORT WATER FESTIVAL: Experience ten days of fun at the annual Beaufort Water Festival. Events include an arts and craft market, raft races, bocce tournaments, shrimp boat tours, a concert in the park, an air show and more. Prices, times and locations vary. Downtown Beaufort. bftwaterfestival.com.

ONGOING EVENTS

MONDAYS

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. 1:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 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.

MONDAYS THRU SATURDAYS 

SMITH STEARNS TENNIS ACADEMY: SUMMER TENNIS CAMP: Smith Stearns provides top-notch tennis instruction, world-class coaching, excellent match play and an overall fantastic program to help students achieve their tennis goals. Programs are available daily and weekly for match play ready kids, ages 8 through college level. Private lessons are also available. Camps run each week through Labor Day weekend. 843-363-4789 or smithstearns.com.

TUESDAYS

HARBOURFEST: Returning for its 33rd year, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina will host HarbourFest, featuring a firework display, live music with Shannon Tanner, children’s activities with Cappy the Clown and more. Free. 6:30 p.m., Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 877-567-6513 or www.palmettodunes.com.

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 grave sites 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.  

WEDNESDAYS

ROBBERS’ ROW SUMMER MARKET: Lowcountry Made is rolling out this new market at a breezy new venue on the Island. Join local makers and a selection of produce set up on the lawn and under the covered porch of Robber’s Row Grill. Shoppers can enjoy the convenience of the Breeze Trolley Service. Robber’s Row is a nod to the past which comes from Civil War times and was known as the first market on Hilton Head Island near the Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club. Free admission. 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, 10 Clubhouse Drive, Hilton Head Island. lcmade.com.

TURTLE TROT 5K: Join this family-friendly, fun- run series held on the beach in Palmetto Dunes in June, July and August on Wednesday mornings. This family-friendly run/walk is held each week on the beach. Registration is online only and includes a t-shirt. Cost is $25 prior to race day, $35 day of the race, free for kids under 12. 8 a.m., Palmetto Dunes, 14 Dunes House Lane, Hilton Head Island. palmettodunes.com.

WEDNESDAYS, FRIDAYS

CRITTER MEET AND GREET: Drop by this casual “Meet and Greet” to learn about the alligators, snakes, and a few other fun critters that share Hilton Head Island with us. Take this opportunity to see animals up close, get hands-on and hold a critter or two, take pictures of or with your favorite critters, and learn more about these amazing animals and how to safely share the Lowcountry with them. Cost is $10. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223, orcoastaldiscovery.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.

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.

MOVIE NIGHT IN THE PARK: Enjoy free movies in the park each Thursday through Aug. 18. Family fun, pets welcome. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 8:30 p.m., Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Visit them online at sheltercovetownecentre.com.

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.

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

SUNSET CELEBRATIONS: Enjoy live, local music each Friday night through Aug. 19 in the park. Pets welcome. Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets. Free. 7-10 p.m., Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. sheltercovetownecentre.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 and 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:  Meander through the preserve on horseback. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations are required. 843-671-2586 lawtonstables.com.

PICKLEBALL AT PALMETTO DUNES: 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.

SALTY DOG WEEKLY EVENTS: Nightly events include Turtle Trackers on Mondays and Sundays, Juggling on Monday, Tuesdays and Saturdays, Dance Party on Wednesdays and Fridays, Colorpalooza on Thursdays. Tie-dye a Salty Dog souvenir Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays. Times vary. Salty Dog Cafe, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or saltydog.com.