Your Week Ahead on Hilton Head Island & Bluffton

Your Week Ahead:  

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

SEPT. 23-25 

forsythejewelersCustom Design Event at Forsythe Jewelers: Repurpose your beloved jewelry and create something new during this Custom Design Event. Work directly with trusted professional jewelry designer Paula Dawkins to select a new setting or stones. Appointment required for a design session with Paula. Forsythe Jewelers, 71 Lighthouse Road, Suite 311, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-7070 or www.forsythejewelers.biz.

SEPT. 24

Carolina Dreamers Car Club Cruise-In: Car enthusiasts are welcome to check out vehicles in Shelter Cove Towne Centre. Featuring a 50/50 raffle and great fun for the whole family. Free. 5-8 p.m., Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.carolinadreamers.info.

SEPT. 25

Workshop: “Painting on Glass”: Join Art League instructor Kathy Oda for a one-day workshop where participants will create their own painted glass canvas. Cost is $40. 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Art League of Hilton Head Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or www.artleaguehhi.org.

SEPT. 26

Oktoberfest: Join Southern Barrel Brewing for a day of fun and games, including a costume contest, Yodeling competition, beer stein-holding contest and more. Free admission. 11:30 a.m., Southern Barrel Brewing Company Tavern, 375 Buckwalter Place, Bluffton. 843-837-2337 or www.southerbarrelbrewingco.com.

THROUGH SEPT. 26

Art Exhibit: “Earth to Sky”: The South Carolina Chapter of the National Association of Women Artists will hold an exhibition, showcasing juried member works inspired by the beauty and solitude of land and sky. The artists and their works represent an eclectic mix of styles and media. Free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mon.-Sat.; Noon-4 p.m., Sundays. Art League Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or www.artleaguehhi.org.

SEPT. 28

Mini Online Workshop: “Mixed Media Magic”: Join Art League instructor Debi West for a mini-workshop about the many ways you can create fabulous mixed media art works. Cost is $18 for members, $20 for guests. 12:30-2 p.m., Art League of Hilton Head Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or www.artleaguehhi.org.

SEPT. 29

octoberfest

Virtual Chef Series: The Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island is hosting a virtual chef series, featuring a Welcome to Octoberfest theme by Frankie Bones. Free. 5 p.m. Register online. www.wahhi.org.

THROUGH SEPT. 30

Game Day Fundraiser: “Serving in September”: Host an activity of your choice, like bridge or pickleball, to raise money for the GFWC Woman’s League of the Lowcountry. Invite your friends to participate and donate $20 per person to the organization. Proceeds will benefit the club’s Doors to Freedom initiative. Registration with the club is required before Sept. 12. www.gfwc.org.

THROUGH SEPT. 30

LUX Spa Open House: Throughout the month of September, LUX Medical Spa will offer special discounts to customers, available by appointment only. Check their Facebook page throughout the month for weekly prizes and Zoom virtual events. 843-757-3223 or www.luxhhi.com.

SAVE THE DATE

OCT. 1

Forsythe Jewelers Sethi Couture Debut Party: Join the Forsythe Jewelers team during their Sethi Couture Debut Party to see the special collection. Enjoy a wine and cheese tasting by Hazel Dean's while you sip and shop. 3-6 p.m. RSVP to 843-671-7070 or Andrea@ForsytheJewelers.biz.

 

 

 

ONGOING EVENTS

Mondays

Virtual Kid’s Story Time: Listen to Rebecca read family favorites about the Lowcountry’s natural and cultural history on the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Facebook page. Watch on Facebook Live at @coastaldiscoverymuseum. 843- 689-6767 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Tuesdays

Fireworks Boat Cruise: Enjoy the Shelter Cove fireworks from the best seat in the house. Includes a two-hour Dolphin Eco Tour. Cost is $55 for adults, $40 for children. 7:30 p.m., Outside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.

Tuesdays

Hilton Head Island Farmers Market: Support our local farmers and producers and take home fresh produce, pasture-raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, sausage, cookies, bread, she crab soup and more. Entrance and parking are free. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head Island. 843-473-5231 or www.hhifarmersmarket.com

Tuesdays

Sit and Stitch in the Evening: Enjoy knitting, crochet, needlepoint, rug hook practice as Needlepoint Junction stays open late. All levels welcome. Outside food and drink permitted. Free. 5-8 p.m., Needlepoint Junction, Suite J-7-E, Village at Wexford, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8488 or www.needlepointjunctionhhi.com.

Tuesdays

Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour: Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and learn about the blood skirmish fought just a few steps away. $15 Adult/$10 Child, 11 a.m., Corner of U.S. 278 and Matthews Dr., Hilton Head Island. Reservations required- 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.  

Tuesdays, Thursdays

Marina Mornings: Outdoor Yoga: Practice yoga on the pavilion at Shelter Cove, with draft kombucha to follow. All levels welcome. Cost is $20. 9:30 a.m., Pure Salt Studios, 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-707-7027 or www.puresaltstudios.com.

Wednesdays

Haunted History Tales: Listen to graveside storytelling in the eerie setting of Hilton Head Island’s oldest burial ground and hear spine-tingling tales of the island’s shadowy past. Cost is $25 for adults, $20 for children ages 8-16. 9 p.m., Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Thursdays

Dueling Pianos Show: The only Dueling Pianos Show on Hilton Head Island takes place each Thursday night on the Rooftop Bar. Cost is $5. 8-11 p.m., Rooftop Bar at Poseidon, 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3838 or www.therooftophhi.com.

Thursdays

Farmers Market of Bluffton: Meet local farmers, chefs and artisans every Thursday on Calhoun Street. Buy a fresh assortment of strawberries, produce, beets, potatoes and more. Also, hear local, live entertainment and see Chef demonstrations. Noon-3 p.m., Calhoun Street, Bluffton. 843-415-2447 or www.farmersmarketbluffton.org.

Thursdays

Paint ’n Party Online: A fun evening of painting online. Any number of people can join, plus no need to pay for a babysitter or an expensive dinner out. Cost is $15 per household. 6:30-8:30 p.m. 843-342-5439 or www.scartstudio.com.

Fridays

Community Conversations with Alex: Join Alex Brown, candidate for Town Council, for a community conversation around topics that matter to Hilton Head Island. Social distancing and masks encouraged. Free. 5 p.m., Squire Pope Sailing and Rowing Center, 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. www.alexbrownitstime.com.

Fridays

Sit and Stitch: Practice needlepoint every Friday during this casual sit and stitch event. All levels welcome. Free. 10 a.m., Needlepoint Junction, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Suite 6134, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8488 or www.shopneedlepointjunction.com.

Saturdays

Summer Night Market: Join local artisans this summer and shop in the cool comfort of evening. Includes live music and over a dozen local artisans. Free entry. 5-9 p.m., Southern Barrel Brewing Company Tavern, 375 Buckwalter Place Boulevard, Bluffton. “Like” the event on Facebook.

Saturdays

Yoga on the Beach at Tybee: All levels are welcome to attend this beach yoga session on Tybee Island. Bring a beach towel or mat. Cost is $20. 9 a.m., North Beach at Tybee, Gulick Street, Tybee Island. “Like” the event on Facebook.

DAILY EVENTS 

aligatorALLIGATOR 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 www.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 www.seapines.com.

TRAIL RIDES THROUGH THE SEA PINES FOREST PRESERVE WITH LAWTON STABLES

Trail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations are required. 843-671-2586 www.awtonstables.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. www.Palmettodunes.com.

THE HARBOUR TOWN LIGHTHOUSE MUSEUM

Explore Hilton Head Island’s rich history and learn the story behind its famous lighthouse in a unique, museum-like setting. Admission is $4.25/person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. 149 Lighthouse Rd. 843-671-2810 or www.harbourtownlighthouse.com.