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JULY 1

BLUFFTON GULLAH MARKET: Enjoy this local market where Gullah business owners, artisans, craftsmen, caterers and farmers convene to sell their products. Free admission. 12-7 p.m., Martin Family Park, 68 Boundary Street, Bluffton. blufftonmlk.org

JUNE 2

BLUFFTON NIGHT BAZAAR: Lowcountry Made’s artisan market will be held under twinkling lights featuring local artisans, live music, food and drinks. Free. 5-8 p.m., Burnt Church Distillery, 120 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. lcmade.com.

TIM REYNOLDS RETIRING AFTER 20 SEASONS AS HILTON HEAD CHORAL SOCIETY DIRECTOR

STORY BY VICKIE MCINTYRE | PHOTO BY ROB KAUFMAN 

Tim Reynolds moved to Hilton Head in the fall of 1999, planning to stay for a few years. Later this month he’ll say goodbye to the reason he never left.

On May 29 following the America Sings! Memorial Day concert, he’ll retire his baton after directing the Hilton Head Choral Society for 20 seasons.

MAY 1

Children’s Memorial Garden Celebration: After a two-year absence because of COVID, the Children's Memorial Garden will hold an in-person ceremony in remembrance of the sons and daughters who are no longer with us. 4-5 p.m., Children’s Memorial Garden, Hilton Head Hospital, 25 Hospital Center Boulevard, Hilton Head Island. 843-384-2859 or 843-298-1967.

APRIL 1

For We Wish You Music:  The Hilton Head Choral Society will celebrate its 45th season and the 20th year with Artistic Director Tim Reynolds in a special concert “For We Wish You Music.” The concert will celebrate the long history of the HHCS as the oldest performing arts organization in our community and take a look back at the last 20 years with Tim. Tickets are $15-$40. 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island. 843-341-3818 or hiltonheadchoralsociety.org. 

MARCH 1

NATIVE AMERICANS OF PORT ROYAL SOUND: Instructor Dee Phillips will give a presentation about the people who occupied the local area for at least 3,000 years prior to the arrival of the Spanish in this area in 1715. Cost is $15 for non-members, $12 for members. 1:30-3 p.m., USCB Hilton Head Campus, 1 Sandshark Drive, Room 213, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-6560 or heritagelib.org.