Your Week Ahead on Hilton Head Island & Bluffton

Your Week Ahead:   November 6-13 2019

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


NOV. 11

THE MARY GREEN CHORALE: “Salute to Veterans”: The chorale will present pieces for mixed chorus, men’s and women’s voices, with engaging commentary throughout the evening. $25. 7:30 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church, 3001 Meeting St., Hilton Head Island.


NOV. 6-7
A workshop to create a lantern for the upcoming Lantern Parade on Nov. 9. Artist Chantelle Rytter will be on hand to help participants create their own sea turtle lanterns. Reservations required. $40 per lantern. 4-6 p.m. Nov. 6 for children; 5-7 p.m. Nov. 7 for adults. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689- 6767 or

NOV. 6, 13, 20, 27
Couples will have the opportunity to learn the basics of the Argentine tango. Cost is $50 per couple for all four sessions. 6-7:15 p.m., Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843- 842-5738 or

NOV. 7
Renowned macula and retina specialist Dr. Peter Liggett of Hilton Head Macula & Retina will lead an educational seminar on the latest treatments in age-related macular degeneration. Registration required. Free. 10:30- 11:30 a.m., Hilton Head Island Senior Center, 70 Shelter Cove Lane, Suite L, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-6444 or

NOV. 7
“Equal Means Equal”: Join the League of Women Voters of Hilton Head/Bluffton Area for a free screening of the documentary “Equal Means Equal,” offers an unflinching look at how women are treated in the U.S. Free. 4:45-6:30 p.m., Hilton Head Library, 11 Beach City Road, Hilton Head Island. 

NOV. 7
A night of raffles, live music and refreshments to benefit the Boys & Girls Club of Jasper County. Enjoy cocktails, hors d’oeuvres and other refreshments. Free. 6-8 p.m., Peacock Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram Fiat Hilton Head, 265 Drivers Way, Hardeeville. 843-645-2323. 

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SERG Culinary Showcase:
The fourth annual event will feature a sunset showcase and moonlit showcase featuring a live dueling piano show. Meet award-winning chefs and sample their culinary creations. VIP booths are available for purchase. Cost is $40 for general admission, $150 for VIP booth experience. 4:30-10 p.m., Poseidon, 38 Shelter Cove Lane, Unit 121, Hilton Head Island. 843-715-0344 or

NOV. 7-10
Your favorite Disney stories come to life at this one-of-a-kind show. Share the excitement and make new memories the whole family will treasure forever. Tickets are $15-$70. Times vary. Martin Luther King Junior Arena, 301 West Oglethorpe Ave., Savannah.

NOV. 7-30
The hilarious tale of Buddy the elf, who was raised in the North Pole and travels to New York City to meet his family. Tickets are $39 for adults, $19 for youth ages 17 and younger, and free for military families. Times vary. The Historic Savannah Theatre, 222 Bull St., Savannah. 912-233- 7764 or

NOV. 7-9
A three-day celebration that showcases the art, history and culture of the Gullah-Geechee with a series of musical entertainers, cultural performers and educators. This year’s theme, “Reach Back to Wisdom: Looking Forward to Positive Changes,” will include special events such as Gullah storytellers, a parade, an African drummer and more. $5 per car and $25 per tour bus. Penn Center, 16 Penn Center Circle East, St. Helena Island. 843-838-8552. 

NOV. 8
The official kickoff for the Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade will include a lantern workshop and music by La Bodega. Workshop cost is $30. 7-9 p.m., Fish Casual Coastal Seafood, 1 North Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843- 842-6050 or

NOV. 8
Join the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation for the ninth annual Bonfire Fundraiser, featuring cocktails, a Lowcountry-inspired menu, live music and a silent auction. $75. 4:30-7:30 p.m., Sea Pines Forest Preserve, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-1343 or

NOV. 8
$10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843- 842-8620 or

Progressive Open HouseNOV. 8
Kick off the holiday season with this progressive open house, organized by Branches and The Greenery Garden Center. Featuring treats, prizes, demos and delights. Free. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Branches, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. The Greenery Garden Center, 960 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-2535 or 843-592-3759.

NOV. 8-9
Steamed, fried and stewed oysters are served alongside other delicious food. Saturday will include live entertainment, a kids’ zone, local artisan pop-up shops, marshmallow roasting and a sports lounge. Friday tickets are $35 for adults, $20 for ages 17 and younger; Saturday tickets are $7 for adults, free for children ages 10 and youngerer. 5-8 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday.

NOV. 8-10
A comedy troupe that puts the “mock” in democracy. This award-winning show was originated by a group of Senate staffers. $61. 8 p.m. Friday; 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m., Sunday. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-842-2787 or

NOV. 8, 22
Join the experts at Outside Hilton Head for an informal information session about a variety of kayaking topics and a glass of the store’s 40th anniversary Sailin’ Shoes lager. 6-7 p.m., Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686- 6996 or

NOV. 9
Join local artist Jo Ann Graham to learn how to measure, divide, drill, saw, file, polish and patina copper. Students will create their own earrings or pin using tube, wire or rivets. All materials and tools are provided. Ages 12 and older; reservations are required. $95. 1-4 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767 or

NOV. 9
Enjoy a beautiful fall day outdoors, plus live music, lots of games for kids and adults, a bounce house, pumpkin painting, food trucks and vendors. Please bring canned or dry goods to exchange for carnival game tickets. Free. 3-6 p.m., St. Luke’s Church, 50 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-540-4024.

NOV. 9
The 28th annual event, hosted by Hargray, will feature a 10K road race, 5K fun run and a health walk. The race will start and finish at Crossings Park and take participants over scenic Broad Creek. No strollers or baby joggers allowed. Registration is $40 for the 5K Fun Run & Health Walk, $50 for the 10K. 7 a.m., Crossings Park, 6 Haig Point, Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 9
photo Created by and featuring artist Chantelle Rytter, the Lantern Parade is an opportunity for the community to celebrate the history, ecology and people of Hilton Head Island. The only requirement to participate is a lantern. Free. 6 p.m., Culture HHI, 1 Town Center Court, Hilton Head Island.

NOV. 9
In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the Edisto-Natchez Kusso Tribe of South Carolina is partnering with the Morris Center for a free, family-friendly celebration. Free. 1-3 p.m., Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage, 10782 South Jacob Smart Blvd., Ridgeland. 843-284- 9227 or

NOV. 9
Celebrate fall with a festival at St. Andrews by the Sea. Featuring musical entertainment, a shopping bazaar, silent auction, food for purchase and kids activities. Free. United Methodist Church, 20 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843- 785-4711 or

NOV. 9
Featuring Kate McGarry. $10. 7:30-11 p.m., The Jazz Corner, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-842- 8620 or

NOV. 10.

calendarnov192FOUR-LEGGED FROLIC: A spectacular social event ensuring a brighter future for the dogs and cats of the Lowcountry. The black-tie event will feature live entertainment, luxury raffles, and silent and live auctions. $175. 5:30-9:30 p.m., The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, 2 Grasslawn Ave., Hilton Head Island. 843-681-8686 or

NOV. 10.
“With A Song in My Heart”: During the opening reception, visitors will be asked to fill out an entry form to guess the song title pictured in a special prize painting from Long’s collection. All correct entries will be entered into a random drawing to determine the winner of the painting. Free. 3-5 p.m., SoBA Gallery, 6 Church St., Bluffton. 843-757-6586 or

NOV. 10.
A walk to raise awareness for suicide prevention. The event will feature an opening ceremony, a butterfly release and silent auction. Free. 12-3:30 p.m., Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton.


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COASTAL CAROLINA FAIR: Celebrating its 63rd year, this regional fair is bigger and better than ever. Single day admission is $12 for adults, $7 for children under 12, $22 for wristband access to unlimited carnival rides. Times vary. Exchange Park, 9850 Highway 78, Ladson. 843-572-3161 or

NOV. 11
A shamble format golf tournament featuring 30 teams. Proceeds will fund the Pregnancy Center and Clinic’s prenatal medical services. 8:15 a.m., Sea Pines Country Club, 30 Governors Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-363-5343. 

NOV. 11
“From Here to Eternity”: With 13 Academy Award nomination and eight Oscars, including Best Picture, this movie is a classic. $8 for the general public, $5 for seniors and military. 7 p.m., Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St., Savannah.

NOV. 11
Keynote speaker Robert D. Jackson of the U.S. Navy and Hilton Head Island Mayor John McCann will be present at this annual event to honor all who have served our country defending freedom. Free. 10:30 a.m., Shelter Cove Memorial Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 301-801-1541. 

NOV. 11-12
Set sail aboard The Salty Dog, a 63-foot catamaran with upper and lower decks for the perfect Lowcountry evening. Featuring celestial snacks, lunar libations and gorgeous views. Adults only. $24. 4:30 p.m., The Salty Dog, 232 South Sea Pines Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-671-2233 or

NOV. 12
Explore the Lowcountry water by the light of the moon during this two-hour kayak tour, led by an interpretive naturalist guide. Children younger than 12 must be on a tandem kayak with an adult. Tickets are $45 for an adult single kayak, $67.50 for an adult and child double kayak, $90 for two adults on a double kayak. 7:30 p.m., Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6996 or

Kathryn Mademann Profile 34NOV. 13
Wine & Style Event:
Celebrate the holidays with His & Hers fashions. They will be creating a list and checking it twice with Kathryn Mademann to find out what holiday styles can be naughty and how to curate a wardrobe with all the right spice! What's on your list? Gentlemen are invited! bring your friends and co-workers for a fun evening of fashion tips, holiday libations and laughter! Tickets: $40 for one, $75 for two. 5:30-7:30pm. Old Town Bluffton Inn.  1321 May River Rd, Bluffton, SC 29910. Purchase tickets online here.

NOV. 13-24
“Godspell”: Jesus takes the stage during this successful pop musical that features dramatized versions of several well-known parables. Cost is $19 for adults and $12 for students. 7 p.m., plus a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday and Sunday. Hilton Head Preparatory School Main Street Theatre, 3000 Main St., Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6246 or

NOV. 13

Beer DinnerLEGAL REMEDY BEER DINNER: Enjoy an evening of delicious food and craft beer, featuring Rock Hill-based Legal Remedy Brewing. Guests will experience a five-course dinner, paired with five different Legal Remedy beers. Space is limited. Cost is $40. 6 p.m., Old Oyster Factory, 101 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-681-6040 or


MICHIGAN FOOTBALL ON SATURDAYS: Come cheer on the Michigan Wolverines with the local University of Michigan alumni club. Wear your maize and blue. Kickoff at noon unless otherwise indicated, check the schedule online. Mellow Mushroom at Park Plaza, 33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island.

WEDNESDAY TASTINGS AT LE COOKERY: Stop in for Wednesday Tastings, where you can sample the chef’s choice and see a demo of the gadget of the week. Free. 1-3 p.m. Wednesdays, Le Cookery, 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-785-7171 or

DAUFUSKIE ISLAND HISTORY AND ARTISANS TOUR: This 4.5-hour Daufuskie Island trip by Outside Hilton Head provides a glimpse into a fascinating chapter of Lowcountry history on the undeveloped side of the island. Tour includes boat cruise from Hilton Head Island, U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain and interpretive naturalist/historian guide, golf cart, light snack, and refreshment. $85. 800-686-6996 or

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

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.

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.

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

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 45 minutes to an hour and are offered as visitors arrive unless previously scheduled. $10; reservations required 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.

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 The Plaza at Shelter Cove. Cruise up to 20 mph for many miles. Price ranges from $40 to $45 daily. Outside Hilton Head, 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 800-686- 6996 or

SALTY DOG HAPPY HOUR CRUISE: An early happy hour cruise option. The full bar and gallery onboard will be open during this 90-minute 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.

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

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. 

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

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. 

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.

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

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 Road, Hilton Head Island.



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