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Your Week Ahead:   September 18-25, 2019

Looking for something fun to do this week? Find everything that is happening around the Lowcountry in our event calendar.

 

FORSYTHE JEWELERS

SEPT. 25-26
Forsythe Jewelers: Jude Frances Trunk Show:
Shop the fall Jude Frances Trunk Show featuring Provence, Lisse and Moroccan collections made with 18-karat gold, sterling silver, diamonds and semi-precious stones. Enjoy a gift with your Jude Frances purchase and light refreshments. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26. The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or www.forsythehhi.com.


SEPT. 17-18
Pastel Workshop: “T is for Texture”:
Eve Miller, an award-winning pastel artist, will teach a two-day workshop for beginner or intermediate artists getting started in pastels. Using reference photographs, students will explore composition, values, underpainting and color schemes. Cost is $230 for the workshop; $207 for Art League members. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or academy@artsleaguehhi.org.

SEPT. 18
Low Tide Beer Dinner:
Enjoy an evening of delicious food and craft beer, featuring Johns Island-based Low Tide Brewing. Guests will experience a five-course dinner, paired with five different Low Tide beers. Cost is $35. 6 p.m., Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6040 or www.oldoysterfactory.com.

SEPT. 18
Judy Blahut Art Exhibition:
Visit Judy Blahut’s exhibition to see her recent work, focusing on found natural objects and transforming them into a unique exploration of line, form and color. Free. 11 a.m.-5 p.m., The Green Thumb, 35 Dillon Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-2908 or www.greenthumbhhi.com.

SEPT. 19
Palmetto Bluff Chapel Concert Series:
A picturesque evening at the May River Chapel with intimate live music by Chatham Rabbits. Tickets are $35. 6:30 p.m., Palmetto Bluff, 19 Village Park Square, Bluffton. www.palmettobluff.com.

SEPT. 19
Mermaids for a Cause:
Visit Spartina 449 for a good cause and enjoy light refreshments, raffle prizes and 15% off your entire purchase. Proceeds will benefit Lowcountry Legal Volunteers. Tickets are $5. 5-7 p.m., Spartina 449 Flagship, 32 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-681-8860 or www.spartina449.com.

SEPT. 19
Lowcountry Insects:
The Coastal Discovery Museum’s manager of natural history will host this program about the many beneficial insects that live in the Lowcountry.  Find out how to help protect them in your own yard.  Participants will make a take-home insect house. 5-7 p.m. Cost is $15 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223.  70 Honey Horn Drive on Hilton Head Island. www.Coastaldiscoverymuseum.org.

SEPT. 20
Music for Family and Friends Concert:
Hilton Head Choral Society will kick off its new season with a fall concert of music meant to soothe the soul and lift the spirit. Tickets are $30-$40 for adults, $15-$20 for children 12 and younger. 7 p.m., Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3813 or www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.

SEPT. 20
Party with Patagonia:
Celebrate at an in-store party with Patagonia, featuring free beer, live music, food and giving back. For every Patagonia purchase made, 20% will go directly to The Outside Foundation. Free. 5:30-8 p.m., Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite H, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.

SEPT. 20
Music on Malphrus:
Jesse Terry, an award-winning singer and songwriter, will perform at Music on Malphrus, an acoustic listening room. Tickets are $20. Doors open at 6 p.m., show starts at 7 p.m., The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. 843-837-3330 or www.uulowcountry.org.

SEPT. 20-21
May River Music Festival:
Enjoy the exciting sounds of the South at this festival that brings singer-songwriters to the banks of the May River. Friday tickets are $68, Saturday tickets are $78, and weekend access tickets are $135. 6-10 p.m., Montage Palmetto Bluff, 477 Mount Pelia Road, Bluffton. www.palmettobluff.com.

SEPT. 20-21
Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival:
Enjoy an assortment of shrimp dishes from nearly 20 local and regional restaurants, plus craft beer and wine, live music and a fun zone for children. One-day tickets are $35 and two-day tickets are $65. 5 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday, Harbour Town, Hilton Head Island. www.hiltonheadislandshrimpfest.com.

SEPT. 20-21
The Lenore Raphael Quartet at The Jazz Corner:
Featuring guitarist Howard Paul. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.

SEPT. 21
Relay for Life:
Join in the fight against cancer at Relay for Life. Festivities include food, music, a luminaria survivors walk and a silent auction. Free. 3-9 p.m., Oscar Frazier Community Park, 77 Shults Road, Bluffton. joyfliess0@gmail.com.

SEPT. 21
Craft Beer and Burger Festival:
Enjoy a day of fall craft brews and outrageous burgers. 4-8 p.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or www.saltydog.com.

SEPT. 21
Beach and River Sweep:
The 31st annual Beach Sweep/River Sweep is hosted by the town of Bluffton. Free. 9-11:30 a.m., Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843-706-4500 or www.townofbluffton.sc.gov.

SEPT. 21
BlufftemberFest:
A Bluffton-style Octoberfest celebration on the May River. Featuring live music, a food court, craft beer garden, wine bar, vendors and kids’ activities. Tickets are $5; free for children younger than 12. 4-8 p.m., Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843-757-8520 or www.blufftonsunsetparty.com.

SEPT. 22
For HHI Community Celebration:
Celebrate our community with this free event, hosted by Hilton Head Community Church. Featuring food, bouncy houses and live music. Free. 5-7 p.m., Shelter Cove Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-806-3399 or www.hiltonheadcislandcc.org.

SEPT. 22, 29
Vetco Pet Clinic:
Bluffton Vetco Clinic (at Petco) will provide low-cost vaccinations and preventative care like heartworm and flea/tick medications to dogs and cats as young as 8 weeks. 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Petco, 1015 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. www.vetcoclinics.com.

SEPT. 23, 30
HHI Connection Support Group:
NAMI Connection is a peer-led recovery support group for people living with mental illness. Members learn from others’ experiences, share coping strategies and offer each other encouragement and understanding. Free. 2-5 p.m., La Isla Magazine, 386 Spanish Wells Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-2200, ext. 1, or info@namilowcountry.org.

SEPT. 23-24
“Godspell” Auditions:
Don’t miss your chance to audition for a part in Main Street Youth Theatre’s fall production of “Godspell,” directed by Phil Harris and with music by Beth Corry and choreography by Nancy Hunter. 6:30-9 p.m., Hilton Head Ballroom Dance Studio, 1300 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. 843-689-6246 or www.msyt.org.

SEPT. 23-DEC. 2
“Inspired Threads” exhibit: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host more than 50 works of fiber art by the Art Quilters of the Low Country.  The opening reception is from 5-7 p.m. Oct. 3 and the public is invited.  The quilters will hold art walks and demos from 12:30-2 p.m. on Fridays in October. The gallery is open 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. Mon.- Sat. and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. For more information go to www.coastaldiscovery.org.

SEPT. 24
Women’s Association of Hilton Head Luncheon:
Neely Powell, founder of the Charleston Shoe Company, will be the keynote speaker of the September WAHHI luncheon. The event is open to all WAHHI members and the general public. Cost is $34 for members and $39 for guests. 11 a.m., Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head Island. reservations@wahhi.org or www.wahhi.org.

SEPT. 24
Rose Hill Author Series:
The inaugural Rose Hill Author Series lunch will feature Rebecca Dwight Bruff, author of “Trouble the Water,” and John Warley, author of “The Home Guard.” Open to the public. Registration for the lunch is $25. Noon-2:30 p.m., Oak Terrace at Rose Hill, 4 Clubhouse Drive, Bluffton. 843-757-9030.

SEPT. 24
Cornhole League:
Join for cornhole games on Tuesdays nights. New players are welcome. Free. 7-10 p.m., Station 300, 25 Innovation Drive, Bluffton. 843-815-2695 or www.station300.com.

SEPT. 25
Discovery Lecture: “The Founding of Hilton Head Island”:
Dwayne Pickett, author of “Captain William Hilton and the Founding of Hilton Head Island,” will present the history of Hilton Head Island. After the presentation, books will be available for purchase and signing by the author. Reservations required. Cost is $7 for presentation; books will be an additional cost. 2 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.

SEPT. 25-26
Forsythe Jewelers: Jude Frances Trunk Show:
Shop the fall Jude Frances Trunk Show featuring Provence, Lisse and Moroccan collections made with 18-karat gold, sterling silver, diamonds and semi-precious stones. Enjoy a gift with your Jude Frances purchase and light refreshments. 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 25 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 26. The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or www.forsythehhi.com.

 

ONGOING

Hilton Head Farmers Market: Take home fresh produce, pasture-raised chicken, free-range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she-crab soup and much more. Shopping at the Hilton Head Farmers Market is about more than getting great food. It is also about meeting friends, strengthening community, and rebuilding the local food economy. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesdays, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 226, or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Farmers Market of Bluffton: Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and herbs abound at the Farmers Market of Bluffton, a weekly community event where locals and tourists gather not only to buy excellent produce but also to enjoy delicious food, listen to entertainment, and relax with friends. 2-6 p.m. Thursdays, 40 Calhoun St., Bluffton. 843-415-2447.

Thursday Movie Nights: After the sun sets over Broad Creek, watch favorites under the stars on a 20-foot movie screen. Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants are recommended. Free. 9-11 p.m. movies for August are: Aug. 1, “The Parent Trap;” Aug. 8, “Monsters, Inc.;” Aug. 15 “Indiana Jones Raiders of the Lost Ark.”

Garvin-Garvey House Tours: Visit the newly restored Garvin-Garvey House for a guided tour. $5. By appointment from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. www.townofbluffton.sc.gov.

Bike Tours Through Hilton Head History: A casual 3-mile, safe and fun bike tour through some of the island’s most captivating historic sites. See the fishing co-op where native islanders once farmed, feasted and fended off the chemical company BASF, the hallowed ground of a Gullah cemetery, an Indian Shell Enclosure, the tabby ruins located on a former plantation and visit with volunteers from the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island. Price ranges from $15 to $25. 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. www.heritagelib.org.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: Experience afternoon tea at a beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome; reservations are required. $40 per person. 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. 843-757-6046.

Adult Paint and Play: Paint and Play is an adult wine and paint night of fun entertainment for all skill levels — no experience needed. Relax, unwind and let out your inner creativity as artist Kristin Griffis helps you create your own finished piece of artwork. Thursdays, Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-5738 or www.artleaguehhi.org.

Fishing & Crabbing Lessons: Ben Green with Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church on Squire Pope Road will offer a free missionary program that teaches children fishing and crabbing skills. 4 p.m. Saturdays, Rowing & Sailing Center, 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-816-0172.

Guided Tours of Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center: The museum offers guided tours of the four-room Carolina farmhouse and two outbuildings, which are filled with interesting artifacts and furnishings from the late 1800s into the 1920s. Tours last approximately 45 minutes to an hour and are offered as visitors arrive unless previously scheduled. $10; reservations are not required except for groups of 10 or more. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mondays-Fridays and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturdays, Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center, 70 Boundary St., Bluffton. www.heywardhouse.org.

Deas Guyz at The Jazz Corner: $10. 7:30-11 p.m. Sundays, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.

Martin Lesch Band at The Jazz Corner: $10. 7:30-11 p.m. Mondays, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.

Fat Tuesdays at The Jazz Corner: $10. 7:30-11 p.m. Tuesdays, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.

Lavon Stevens at The Jazz Corner: $10. 7:30-11 p.m. Thursdays, The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620.

Monday Night Exhibition: Enjoy an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings, and a traditional fishbowl sale. Sponsored by Sea Pines Real Estate, Prince, Adidas and Wilson. 5:30-7:30 p.m. Mondays through Aug. 26, Sea Pines Racquet Club, 5 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-4495. 

“Jazz By the Sea”: Modern and classic jazz by the Mike Barbara Trio, featuring pianist Bill Peterson. 7-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays. Ocean Lounge, Sea Pines Beach Club, Hilton Head Island. 842-843-1888. 

The Nice Guys: Get your groove on with the island’s favorite dance/pop/funk band, The Nice Guys, performing a variety of contemporary music that the whole family will enjoy. $8 per car. 7-9 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 11. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Gregg Russell: Over the years, Gregg Russell has become a Sea Pines classic. You’ll find him under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. Free. 8-9:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays through Aug. 23. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.seapines.com.

Crabby Encounters: Spend your morning trying the art of cast netting and learn about the crabs of Hilton Head Island and other marine creatures that live along the shore. Supplies provided; catch and release. $19 for adults; $14 for children ages 12 and younger. Tuesdays to Thursdays, Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Dive-In Movie: Enjoy a fun summer night at the Harbour Town Pool while watching a movie. Refreshments will be available. $14 for adults; $11 for children ages 12 and younger. Check-in at 8:15 p.m. and the movie starting at 8:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-832-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Nighttime Shore Explore: Join us for a beach walk after dark. Discover the personality of our nocturnal sea life and learn about the stars and constellations. $17 for adults; $14 for children ages 12 and younger. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Mondays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Beach Yoga: Enjoy beautiful views of the ocean as you relax and focus on strength, flexibility and balance. Please bring your own beach towel to use as your mat and meet the instructor on the beach behind the Sea Pines Beach Club. $15 for adults. 8 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Sea Pines Haunted History Tales: After dark in the eerie setting of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, hear spine-tingling tales of Sea Pines’ shadowy past. $21 for adults; $16 for children ages 12 and younger. 8:30-9:30 p.m. Thursdays. Sea Pines Resort, 32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Pedego Electric Bike Rental: Rentals are available at: Outside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove; a kiosk at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa; and Moreland Bike Shop in Palmetto Bluff. Two-hour Pedego bike tours leave from at The Plaza at Shelter Cove. Cruise up to 20 mph for miles. Price ranges from $40 to $45 daily. Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 800-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.

Haunted History Tours: Graveside storytelling adventure. After dark, in the eerie setting of the island’s oldest burial ground, come and hear spine-tingling tales of Hilton Head Island’s shadowy past. $25 for adults; $20 for children ages 8 to 16. 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Fort Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation: Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide. $15 for adults; $10 for children. 10 a.m. Mondays, Fort Mitchel, Hilton Head Plantation, 65 Skull Creek Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Zion Cemetery Tour: Costumed tour guides share fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the grave sites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. $15 for adults; $10 for children. 10 a.m. Thursdays. Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. www.heritagelib.org.

Salty Dog Happy Hour Cruise: An early happy hour cruise option. The full bar and gallery onboard will be open during this one-and-a-half-hour boat ride around Calibogue Sound. Prices range from $15 to $24. Daily. 10 a.m.-3 p.m., The Salty Dog, South Beach, Hilton Head Island. www.saltydog.com.

Palmetto Dunes Turtle Trot 5K: This family-friendly run/walk event consists of two courses: A beach course for low tide and a road course for high tide. Run over sand, under Palmetto Dunes’ tree canopy, and along lagoons and lakes. $25 for adults; kids 12 and younger run free. 8-9 a.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 21. Palmetto Dunes, 14 Dunes House Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-1109 or www.pdpoa.org.

Free Golf Class & Exhibition: A golf clinic and demonstration at Palmetto Dunes’ Robert Trent Jones course. Ask questions to former PGA Tour player Doug Weaver and staff. The class is hands-on, interactive and all skill levels will benefit. Free. 4-4:50 p.m. Mondays, Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course, 7 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island. 855-293-5838 or www.palmettodunes.com.

Butterfly Discovery: Learn hands-on the different stages of a butterfly's life cycle. $10 for adults; $5 for children ages 4-12. 3 p.m. Tuesdays and 11 a.m. Fridays. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head. 843-689-6767, ext. 223.

Marsh Critters Preschool Program: Get up-close and hands-on with several marsh critters as your guide shares a fun short story about the many critters you might encounter while spending a day in the salt marsh. Reservations required. $5 ages 3 and older; children ages 2 and younger are free. 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Thursdays through August. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Wonderful Wings: Discover lives of butterflies from eggs, to caterpillar, to chrysalis, to adult. Explore the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat with your guide and get an up-close look at all four stages of the butterfly life cycle. Create a simple seed craft to take home and start your own butterfly garden. Reservations required. $5 ages 3 and older; children ages 2 and younger are free. 10 & 11 a.m. Tuesdays through August. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Bridge Partner Hotline: Need a partner to play bridge? Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, 95 Mathews Drive, Store A8, Port Royal Plaza Center, Hilton Head Island. 843-422-2167.

Sandbar Saturday Nights: Each of the evenings will feature a live band, family-friendly games, drink specials, and optional Lowcountry food stations. $32.95 per person. 6-10 p.m., Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, 130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2400 or www.sonesta.com/hiltonheadisland.

Kid’s Camps: For ages 7 and older, we offer a summer camp for every kid. From kayaking to paddle boarding, teen tubing to water trampoline. $65. 8:30-11:30 a.m. through August. Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996.

DJ Crush Dance Party: All year round, South Beach is for kids and kids at heart. Children's menu, seasonal kid's entertainment, prizes. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. South Beach Marina Courtyard, in front of Jake's Cargo, 232 S. Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. www.saltydog.com.

SUP Yoga: A 90-minute standup paddleboard yoga session. Yoga class with rental is $40; bring your own paddleboard and class is only $15. 7:30 a.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or outsidehiltonhead.com.

Social Bridge and Supervised Play: An opportunity for players to improve their game and meet new partners in a casual, relaxed environment. $10; free for Junior Bridge members. 10 a.m.-noon. Fridays. Hilton Head Island Bridge Club, 95 Mathews Drive, Port Royal Plaza Center, Hilton Head Island. 551-795-6329.

Family Magic Show: For families with kids under 12. Free for children ages 3 and younger; $16 for general admission; $20 for VIP and raised booths. 8 p.m. Mondays. Comedy Magic Cabaret, 843 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-7757.

Sarah Ansboury Pickleball Clinic: Skills and game play to help improve your pickleball game. $35 per person. 6-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center, 6 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.palmettodunes.com.

Friday Social Dancing: Hilton Head Island Shag Club: Anyone who loves to dance is invited to attend — ballroom, swing, country, line, singles and out of towners are welcome. $5 per person. 6-9:30 p.m. Fridays, Dolphin Head Golf Club, 59 High Bluff Road, Hilton Head Island. 757-375-5953 or www.hiltonheadshagclub.com.

Open Mic Night: Bring something short to share, or just come to listen, dine and enjoy music by the Hilton Head Jammers. 6:30-8:30 p.m. Last Thursday of the month. Mikki’s Café, 70 Marshland Rd, Hilton Head Island. www.islandwritersnetworkhhi.org.

Sunset Celebration: Bring lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy the music and the breeze off Broad Creek. Free. 7-10 p.m. Fridays through Aug. 17.  Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.sheltercovetownecentre.com.

harborfestHarbourFest: An all-summer-long celebration that takes over Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina through Labor Day weekend. Shannon Tanner performs at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Cappy the Clown will paint faces, make balloon animals and offer a variety of other interactive activities from 6-9 p.m. Fireworks will be launched at dusk Tuesday nights through Aug. 20, weather permitting. Free. 19 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.welcometosheltercove.com.

Wine Down Wednesday: Tanger Outlets Hilton Head, Lucky Rooster Kitchen & Bar, and local musicians Whitley Deputy and David Wingo present Wine Down Wednesday. Featuring live acoustic performances, merchant deals and raffles for a good cause. Cost is $10 and includes a commemorative wine glass and two glasses of wine. Wednesdays 5:30-7:30 p.m. through Aug. 28, Tanger Outlet 2, 1414 Fording Island Road, Bluffton. Visit www.tangeroutlet.com.

 

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