November 2022 Calendar of Events

Around Town

PETER CRAM: Admire this local artist’s work. He has had many exhibitions locally and in New York. He has also spent many years of his life in Bluffton as an experienced fisherman, captain, crabber and family man.. Four Corners Fine Art & Framing, 1263-B May River Rd., Old Town Bluffton.843-757-8185 or

CRAFT HILTON HEAD 2022: 8TH REGIONAL JURIED FINE ART CRAFT GUILD EXHIBITION: Exclusive presentation of a wide variety of imaginative crafts on display for sale. Free and open to the public. The Art League Gallery features local artwork in all media created by more than 170 member artists. Art League Gallery is open every day, Mon-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m./ Sunday, 12- 4 p.m. and 90 minutes before every Arts Center performance. Art League Gallery, located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, next to the box office, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060.

ARTIST’S RECEPTION: BALANCE: ORIGINAL ARTWORK BY RICHARD GRANT: The artists’ reception will be free and open to the public from 5-7 p.m. Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or Academy@ or

FOODSEUM AT THE CULINARY INSTITUTE OF THE SOUTH PRESENTS AMIRI FARRIS: An exhibit featuring bold works of art inspired by Lowcountry cuisine and Gullah culture. 10 am. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Culinary Institute of the South Buckwalter Place, 1 Venture Dr, Bluffton, SC

NOV. 1
FEAST FOR FREEDOM: Special fundraiser with food, music and education on human trafficking. Survivors share stories and hurdles they overcame and show you how to support the fight against trafficking in our area. Northend Pour House, 95 Mathews Dr., Hilton Head Island. Questions- 843-338-8896. RSVP by Oct. 30. 843-681-4153.

NOV. 1
AVANT GARDENER: Lisa D. Watson merges her love of art, gardens and environmental activism to raise awareness of the plight facing the natural world. Reception: Nov. 3, 5-7 p.m. Through Feb. 12, 2023. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head.

NOV. 3
DISCOVERY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: An educational, artistic and fun after-hours program that varies on topics and unique activities. Designed for ages 7 and up. Must pre-register and pay online in advance. Times and fees vary. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-689- 6767 or

NOV. 3
LAGOS GOLDEN HOUR AT FORSYTHE JEWELERS: There is something special about golden hour. The world is afire and anything is possible, especially for the LAGOS woman. Join us for an all-day LAGOS Trunk Show featuring Signature Caviar 18K Gold Styles. 10:30 a.m.- 6:45 p.m. Forsythe Jewelers, The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070.

NOV. 3
BLUFFTON NIGHT BAZAAR- A LOWCOUNTRY MADE MARKET: Enjoy fall evenings in the Lowcountry while sipping a seasonal cocktail and listening to live music under the twinkling lights while browsing local artisans and makers including seasonal treats. Free. 5-8 p.m. Burnt Church Distillery (courtyard), 120 Bluffton Road, Bluffton.

NOV. 4
RETURN OF THE RUSSIAN LEVIATHAN: Join Russian professor Sergei Medvedev of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow and award-winning author to discuss recent events under Putin’s leadership, including the war in Eastern Ukraine, chemical weapons used on the streets of the UK and possible deployment of nuclear weapons. Register online. Cost is $20. 10 a.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-6758.

TEDXHILTONHEAD 2022: Signature event of the Town of Hilton Head Fall Crescendo Festival. Cost is $25. 6:30 p.m.- 9:45 p.m. Seahawk Theatre, 70 Wilborn Rd., Hilton Head Island. Purchase tickets online at

NOV 4, 5, 9, 10, 15
FOUR CORNERS FINE ART & FRAMING ARTIST DEMONSTRATION: Featuring demostrations of various mediums including watercolors, pottery, acrylic painting, colorist, and silk screening on pottery. For a full schedule of events visit their website. 843-757-8185. 1263-B May River Road, Bluffton.

NOV. 4
LOWCOUNTRY LADIES LUNCHEON: Founded by Laurie Brown of Aunt Laurie’s, the event is to help support local women-owned businesses and to help women network in an effort to grow personally and professionally. Tickets are $35 with lunch included and can be purchased online at Eventbrite. Interested vendors should email for preapproval. Vendor tickets are $55 and include lunch. 12 p.m. The Golf Club at Indigo Run, 101 Berwick Dr., Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 4
UNDER THE LEGACY OAKS- DINNER ON THE WILD SIDE: A benefit for Bluffton Jasper Volunteers in Medicine and Sponsored by Parker Law Firm. All proceeds will go to the expansion of the BJVIM Ridgeland clinic. The cost is $150- $1,000. 5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Legacy Oaks Park, 328 Lakeview Drive, Ridgeland. Tickets may be purchased online at

NOV. 4-5
THE CHRISTIAN TAMBURR QUARTET FEATURING SPECIAL GUEST DOMINICK FARINACCI AT THE JAZZ CORNER: Two concerts nightly: 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m. Reservations highly recommended. The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or

NOV. 4-6
20TH HILTON HEAD ISLAND CONCOURS D’ ELEGANCE & MOTORING FESTIVAL: A weekend of exciting events including the Aeroport Gala on Friday, Nov. 4, from 7-10 p.m., the Car Club Showcase on Sat., Nov. 5, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and the main event on Sun., Nov. 6 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Best in Show on Sunday. Sunday’s event tickets can be purchased online. Sunday event pricing: Adult admission is $75. Students are free and discounts available for active-duty military. VIP packages and multi-day tickets are available online.

NOV. 5
A WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR! Presented by Hilton Head Shore Notes, a women’s a capella chorus: Tickets are $20 and are available for purchase at Burkes’ Pharmacy in Hilton Head, Pretty Papers in the Wexford Village and Markel’s at Kitties Crossing in Bluffton. 7 p.m. Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-705-6852 or purchase tickets online at

NOV. 5
GENDER AND THE DECORATIVE ARTS IN JANE AUSTEN’S NOVELS: Join Kristen Miller Zohn for a visual feast through the gendered aspects of the architecture, decorative arts, interiors and fashion of the Regency Period as we explore how Austen presented these in her novels. Free. 2-4 p.m. Bluffton Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton. Contact- Debbie Henderson- 843-255-6512.

NOV. 5
THE 2022 RED SHOES RUN AT ROSE HILL PLANTATION PRESENTED BY OPTIM ORTHOPEDICS: Open to all ages and fitness levels and features an all-new course inside the gates of Bluffton’s beautiful plantation. Registration is open and limited to 350 participants. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire. The entry fee is $38 per person. Entries after Nov. 2 are $45. 8 a.m. The Mansion at Rose Hill Plantation, 843-757-8520.

NOV. 6
BIKE BLUFFTON: The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton will host a premier cycling fundraising event in November to raise money for the Club. The ride will feature four routes for everyone from avid cyclists to families looking for a fun morning out. After the event, participants can enjoy food, music and activities. Registration costs start at $50. 8 a.m., The Boys & Girls Club of Bluffton, 100 H.E. McCracken Circle, Bluffton. 843-757-2845 or

NOV. 6
4TH ANNUAL CANDY BOUNCE-BACK EVENT HOSTED BY SEA SMILES PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY: A family-friendly event with face painting, games, bounce houses, crafts, rock wall, dunk tank, food trucks and live music by Kyle Wareham and Jevon Daly. Free. 11a.m.-5p.m. Oscar Frazier Park, 77 Shults Rd., Bluffton.

NOV. 11
2022 VETERANS DAY REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY: The American Legion Alexander Wattay Post 185 and the Military Veterans Coalition of Hilton Head Island host this year’s ceremony. The keynote speaker is Joe McNamara, who is on the Board of Directors of Operation Patriots FOB in Ridgeland. Free and open to the public. 10:30 a.m. Shelter Cove Veterans Memorial Park, 59 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. 843-342-6322 or

NOV. 11-12
HILTON HEAD OYSTER FESTIVAL: On Friday evening, Nov. 11, 5 p.m. -8 p.m.: All You Can Eat Event at Shelter Cove Park. All You Can Eat steamed local oysters, Lowcountry boil, seafood chowder, pulled pork and chili. Live music. Nov 11- $55 Adults/$45 Children, 5-8pm. On Saturday, Nov. 12: Main Event at Lowcountry Celebration Park. Restaurants will compete for the best seafood dish. Nov 12- $8 before Oct. 1, $10 after Oct 1/ Children 10 and under are free. Tickets and all purchases inside the festival through the Crowdblink App. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. 843-681-7273

NOV. 11-13-NOV. 18-20
HILTON HEAD DANCE THEATRE PRESENTS THE NUTCRACKER: Enjoy our community’s annual beloved performance of The Nutcracker. Tickets begin at $15 and can be purchased online at Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Rd.,Hilton Head Island. 843-842-3262.

NOV. 11-13, NOV. 18-20
MAIN STAGE COMMUNITY THEATRE PRESENTS FOOTLOOSE, THE MUSICAL: Full of high-energy dancing and singing, Footloose, The Musical is packed with top-ten hits from the past. Tickets are $25 for adults, $15 for students and $5 for under 8. 3000 Main Street, Hilton Head Island, SC 843-689-6246.

NOV. 12
AUTHOR TALK: GULLAH SPIRITUALS WITH DR. ERIC CRAWFORD/ FRIENDS OF THE BLUFFTON LIBRARY ANNUAL MEETING: Come for the FOBL Annual Meeting at 9 a.m. Join Dr. Crawford’s talk about the Gullah Geechee’s history of song with music from 10 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Special activities for children. At 11:45 a.m. celebrate the Bluffton Library’s 20th birthday celebration in the lobby. Free and open to the public. Bluffton Library, 120 Palmetto Way, Bluffton.

NOV. 12
2022 HOLIDAY CRAFT AND BAKE SALE SPONSORED BY THE HILTON HEAD PLANTATION CRAFTERS: Enjoy shopping from hundreds of unique handmade items and home-baked goods for sale. All proceeds benefit Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Admission is free. 9am- 2pm. Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 12
HILTON HEAD ISLAND LANTERN PARADE: Come celebrate the people, history and ecology of Hilton Head Island at this special event created by featured artist Chantelle Rytter. Bring a festive lantern and line up for the parade near Coligny Beach Park. Free and open to the public. The parade steps off at sunset or around 5:45p.m. at Alder Lane Beach Access near Coligny Beach Park.

NOV. 13
HILTON HEAD HUMANE FOUR-LEGGED FROLIC: A spectacular social event to help ensure a brighter future for the dogs and cats of the Lowcountry. Tickets begin at $175. Sponsorship opportunities begin at $250. 5:30 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort.

NOV. 14
“TO CECELIA” CONCERT PRESENTED BY THE MARY GREEN CHORALE: Cecilia, the Patron Saint of Music, inspired this program with works by Handel, Britten, Faure, Finney and Thompson. Tickets can be purchased for $25 online or at Hilton Head Oils & Balsamics, Markel’s Cards or at the door. 7:30p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting Street, Hilton Head.

NOV. 15
MARCO BICEGO TRUNK SHOW AT FORSYTHE JEWELERS: Marco Bicego blends Old World Italian hand craftsmanship with tradition, passion and imagination. Enjoy a complimentary gift with your Marco Bicego purchase. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Forsythe Jewelers, The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928. 843-671-7070.

NOV. 17
SWING INTO THE HOLIDAY SEASON: Benefit Dinner and Dance supporting music education. Tickets are $10. Dinner is $20. 5p.m.- 8:30p.m. Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort. 508-320-6440.

NOV. 18
FAMILY FISHING NIGHTS HOSTED BY THE ISLAND RECREATION CENTER: A night of fishing and education and learn pro tips from some of the Lowcountry’s most sought-after fishing captains. Tips include knot tying, target casting, artificial and live bait setups, fishing strategies, cast net throwing and more. Kids enjoy a complimentary treat from Kona Ice and a fishing-related gift bag. $25 for up to 4 people and an additional $15 per family member. 5 p.m.- 7 p.m. Rowing and Sailing Center, 137 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 18- 20
33RD ANNUAL CHRISTMAS MADE IN THE SOUTH : An event featuring over 300 unique makers, outstanding artists, gourmet food, handmade designs, fabric bags, fine arts & crafts, florals, glass jewelry, holiday items, vintage designs and more. Adults- $9. Children 12 and under are free. One admission good for all three days with a hand stamp. Free parking. Savannah Convention Center, Savannah.

NOV. 11-12
ANYTHING MOSE! THE MOSE ALLISON PROJECT- JOHN CHIN QUARTET FEATURING RICHARD JULIAN: Two concerts nightly: 6:30 and 9 p.m. Reservations highly recommended. The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or

NOV. 17- DEC. 1
FESTIVAL OF TREES PRESENTED BY COASTAL STATES BANK: Hilton Head Preparatory School’s Festival of Trees is one of Hilton Head’s longest holiday-themed festivals. Attendees can purchase the trees with all proceeds benefitting the school’s tuition assistance program for local students. Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, One Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 18
THE MARK RAPP QUARTET: Two concerts nightly: 6:30 p.m. and 9pm. Reservations highly recommended. The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or

NOV. 19
BLUFFTON LOWCOUNTRY MADE MARKET: Local market every third Saturday of each month featuring local artisans and makers. 9 a.m. -1 p.m. Buckwalter Place, Commerce Park, 25 Buckwalter Pl. Blvd. Bluffton.

NOV 22-26
THANKSGIVING WAGON RIDES: Enjoy a festive fall wagon ride through the beautiful Sea Pines Preserve observing the abundant plant and wildlife. $15/child, $20/adult. Nov 22, 23, 25 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. and Nov 24 and 26 at 10a.m. and 11a.m. Book online or call 843-842-1979.

NOV. 23
SALTY DOG’S ANNUAL HOMECOMING: A Thanksgiving tradition in South Beach. Supporting The Deep Well Project. $10 Lowcountry Boil, live music and happy hour. 100% goes to Deep Well. 843-671-2233.

NOV. 24
COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING DINNER: Sponsored by St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church and Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks: Free, community Thanksgiving Dinner, with turkey, dressing and all the trimmings, served family style. Everyone is welcome. Donations will benefit Deep Well and Bluffton Self Help. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks, 1 Hudson Rd, Hilton Head Island. 843-505-1370

NOV. 24-26
THANKSGIVING WITH STAN SMITH: Enjoy this Thanksgiving with Stan Smith, former U.S. Olympic Men’s Tennis coach and U.S. Open and Wimbledon Champion. This event is a unique opportunity to learn from Stan Smith and get to know him. 9a.m.- 12p.m. Sea Pines Racquet Club, 5 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. Reserve your space by calling 843-363-4495.

NOV. 25
THE OFFICIAL GIANT TREE LIGHTING: Kick off the holidays in South Beach. The lights go on at dark. Santa visits on his floating sleigh (3-3:30p.m.), s’mores and hot cocoa bar, multiple fire pits and a special holiday hour featuring fun festive drinks.

NOV.25-JAN. 1
SOUTH BEACH CHRISTMAS VILLAGE: Every evening at dusk thousands of lights illuminate South Beach into a festive wonderland. Don’t forget to check out the Christmas trains. 843-671-2233.

NOV. 25
GREGG RUSSELL THANKSGIVING CONCERT: Under the Liberty Oak Tree in Harbour Town for a special concert and the official lighting of the Harbour Town Christmas Tree. Complimentary concert. 7:30p.m.- 9:30p.m. Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843- 842-1979.

NOV. 25-26
PIANO 2 PIANO: SALUTE TO JAZZ PIANO GREATS FEATURING AWARD-WINNING PIANIST NOEL FREIDLINE Two concerts nightly: 6:30 and 9 p.m. Reservations highly recommended. The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or

NOV. 26
CARAMEL APPLE FESTIVAL: A family-friendly event with fall activities including games, crafts, a bounce house and more! Activities are priced separately. 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. Sea Pines Heritage Farm, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979.

NOV. 30
HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE AT FORSYTHE JEWELERS: Browse a large selection of top brand jewelry designers including Roberto Coin, Marco Bicego, David Yurman, Lagos, Gabriel & Co, Sethe Couture, Jude Frances, Gurhan and more. And shop Mackenzie-Childs holiday décor and housewares in a fun and festive atmosphere. Enjoy complimentary gift wrapping with your purchase. 10a.m.- 6p.m. Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070.

NOV. 25- JAN. 1
HARBOUR TOWN LIGHTS: Enjoy strolling along the harbour, enjoying live entertainment and activities while taking in the festive, illuminated views of the lights of Harbour Town. Deep Well will be accepting donations of canned goods and unwrapped children’s toys at the well by the Liberty Oak Stage. 843-842-1979.

DEC. 3
DECK THE HULLS: America’s Boating Club of Hilton Head will hold its inaugural Christmas Boat Parade along Skull Creek. The evening event will feature a fleet of local watercraft in dramatic light displays, costumed crews, special effects and holiday decorations. Free and open to the public. 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m.


DEC. 3
THE BAY POINT ISLAND FOUNDATION ANNUAL ART AUCTION: This event supports foundation projects, resources and research that protect and conserve the flora and fauna of Bay Point Island. Artists are invited to submit their work, including paintings, sculptures, weavings and jewelry by Nov. 23. Tickets are $25 and include drink, hors d’oeuvres and music. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Auction begins at 7p.m.

DEC. 3
51ST ANNUAL TREE LIGHTING AND CHRISTMAS PARADE: The Town of Bluffton’s Tree Lighting ceremony will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Dec. 2 at Martin Family Park followed by Santa’s Workshop at DuBois Park’s Pavilion. Bring blankets or chairs for the movie, “The Grinch” that will begin at 6:30 p.m. Christmas Parade will be at 10 a.m. on Dec. 3 in Bluffton’s Historic District. obc

HILTON HEAD CHORAL SOCIETY PRESENTS: MANY MOODS OF THE SEASON: Join the full chorus and orchestra as they perform seasonal favorites including the Christmas portion of Handel’s Messiah, and Robert Shaw’s The Many Moods of Christmas. 7:00 pm Prices start at $15. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Pkwy, HHI.

DEC. 10
BREAKFAST WITH SANTA: Santa Claus is coming to town. Enjoy story time, hot breakfast, photo time and craft making. $10 per person. 9 a.m.- 10:30 a.m. Morris Center for the Lowcountry, 10782 S. Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland, SC 29936. 843-284-9227.

DEC. 23
GREGG RUSSELL CHRISTMAS CONCERT: Relish the spirit of the holidays with an evening in Harbour Town as Gregg Russell plays guitar and singing holiday songs. Enjoy a special visit from Santa Claus following the show. Free. 7:30 p.m.- 9 p.m. Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or

DEC. 31
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION AT HARBOUR TOWN: Enjoy a festive New Year’s Celebration with food, fun, entertainment and live music throughout Harbour Town. Countdown to watch the ball drop from the top of the lighthouse as we welcome in the New Year! 843-842-1979.


MEMORY-ENHANCING CLASSES: A memory-enhancing program providing curriculum-based, mind-enhancing content to encourage socialization, stimulation and support for individuals newly diagnosed with early memory loss. Costs: 1 day per week is $200; 2 days per week is $350. In-person on Mondays & Wednesdays. Virtual classes are offered on Thursdays between 10:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. Memory Matters, 117 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-6688 or

REST, RELAXATION AND REJUVENATION: Relax with private yoga in a Himalayan salt room (Halotherapy), heal your body in the Infrared sauna or book an appointment for a private massage or sound bath session. Call to book an appointment. Shelter Cove Lane and Marina, 9 Harbourside Lane, Suite B, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2825 or

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

THE FARMERS & MAKERS MARKET: Celebrate fresh, celebrate local. 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

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. The 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

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

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

THIRSTY THURSDAYS WINE TASTING: Hazel Dean’s Wine Tasting features four fabulous wines on the patio. 4-6pm. The cost is $20 and includes complimentary charcuteries. Must be at least 21. 843-802-2001 or

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

BEGINNER SHAG LESSONS AND SOCIAL DANCING: The Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag Club will host Friday night beginner shag lessons, followed by social dances. Lessons are open to couples, singles, and anyone who loves to dance. Dances are open to the public and all styles of dancers: shag, ballroom, swing, country, or line. Fee is $5. 5:30 p.m., Christ Lutheran Church, 829 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-6008 or

HILTON HEAD COMMUNITY MARKET: Each Saturday morning beginning Oct. 1. Food-focused market that also features a limited number of local artisans and makers each week. The Hilton Head Community Market is volunteer organized and run in partnership with Island Recreation. 50% of all vendor fees received will be donated to a different local non-profit organization each month. 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Shelter Cover Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. @hhicommunitymarket on Facebook and Instagram. For inquiries, contact Colleen Laux at

PALM TREE & PISTONS: Local car show every second Saturday of each month. Next event Nov. 12. Showcases local vintage/antique, exotic, muscle and unique cars owned by locals. 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Sea Turtle Marketplace (in front of the former Steinmart), 430 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. Visit Facebook page Palm Trees & Pistons for more information.

BLUFFTON LOWCOUNTRY MADE MARKET: Local market every 3rd Saturday of each month featuring local artisans and makers. Nov. 19. 9a.m. -1p.m. Buckwalter Place, Commerce Park, 25 Buckwalter Pl. Blvd. Bluffton.

SMITH STEARNS TENNIS ACADEMY: Programs are available for all junior tennis players of all levels and the length of your stay at the academy is up to you, whether it be daily, weekly or monthly- spring, fall and winter. Private tennis lessons are also available to ensure your student gets one-on-one instruction and develops a relationship with one of our top-notch tennis coaches. Smith Stearns Tennis Academy, 1 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-4789 or


SOUPER NOVEMBER: Each day of November every cup or bowl of soup equals a can of soup for our neighbors in need at The Deep Well Project. 843-671-2233.

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

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

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

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.

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 $5.75/person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. Open every day 10 a.m.-sundown. 149 Lighthouse Rd. 843-671-2810 or