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. 

AUG. 4-29

JAN ROSS WATERCOLORS EXHIBIT: Jan Ross, an instructor at Art League Academy, will showcase her watercolor paintings at her exhibit “People, Places and Things, In a New Light.” The paintings feature bold, cheerful and sometimes humorous depictions of people and places. 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Mondays-Saturdays; Noon-4 p.m., Sundays. Art League Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or

AUG.  18, 25

CURIOUS ABOUT A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE: Join the sales managers at Weichert Realtors Coastal Properties for a fast-paced conversation about what a career in real estate really looks like. Registration required. Free. 3-4 p.m. 843- 341-3700 or

AUG. 6, 13, 20, 27

DISCOVERY NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM: “INDIGO EXPLORATION”: Come and learn how indigo dye is made from a plant and use it to create a tie-dye T-shirt to take home. The property will also be open for you to enjoy and explore after hours. Registration required. Cost is $10 per person. 4:30-6 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or


SUMMER CAMP AT THE SANDBOX: An interactive summer program designed for children to explore a variety of themes that integrate hands-on learning with S.T.E.A.M. activities as well as daily staffsupervised play with the exhibits. Suitable for children ages 4-10. Cost is $175 for members, $225 for non-members. 9 a.m.- Noon, 18 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-7645 or

AUG. 14-15

TERRY “DOC” HANDY AT THE JAZZ CORNER: Featuring the Northside Jazz Ensemble. Exploring Coltrane, Miles and Dizzy from a Latin Perspective. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-8620 or

AUG. 17 WORKSHOP: “FLOWER DAY”: Join Art League instructor Joyce Nagel for a one-day workshop where participants will draw or paint flowers. Cost is $80. 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Art League of Hilton Head Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-5060 or

AUG. 18

VIRTUAL LECTURE: “PAT CONROY AS A LIFELONG LEARNER”: Jonathan Haupt will discuss Pat Conroy’s lifelong commitment to education through stories of some of the mentors he sought out later in life and lessons he learned along the way, changing the course of his storied life. Free. 5-5:30 p.m. Watch on Facebook Live @MorrisHeritageCenter. 843-284-9227 or

ZOOM THE ROOM: A virtual networking event hosted by the Don Ryan Center for Innovation, where participants are invited to make dozens of new connections. Registration required. Free. 8-9:30 a.m. 843-540-0405 or

AUG. 19

BACKWATER FRONTIER WEBINAR: “BEAUFORT COUNTY AT THE FOREFRONT OF AMERICAN HISTORY”: Author Richard Thomas will share his perspective on the history of the Southeastern coastline. His stories include little-known historical highlights that chronicle 450 years of ground breaking initiative in the region. Webinar registration required. Free. 10 a.m. 843-384- 6758 or







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

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

HILTON HEAD ISLAND FARMERS MARKET: Support our local farmers and producers and take home fresh produce, pastureraised 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

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

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 & Matthews Dr, Hilton Head Island. Reservations required. 843-686-6560 or

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

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

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.

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

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.

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.