We are fortunate to have many organizations dedicated to help make our communities a better place. This holiday season consider supporting local non-profits by giving your time, talent or treasure.

BY TIM WOOD | PHOTOS BY ROB KAUFMAN

PALM TREES AND PISTONS GIVES CAR JUNKIES AN OUTLET TO SHOW OFF THEIR COLLECTIONS

When Eric Riseman moved to Hilton Head Island full-time in 2015 one of the biggest plusses in escaping western Massachusetts winters was the ability to show off his classic cars year-round.

BY VICKIE MCINTYRE

REŃEE BRINKERHOFF DRIVES CARS, RAISES AWARENESS TO COMBAT CHILD TRAFFICKING

Reńee Brinkerhoff of Colorado stands in a class all her own. An accomplished extreme-rally racer, she was the sole female driver out of 300 participants in Targa Tasmania. She drove the first classic car to ever compete in Caminos del Inca in Peru. And she’s the first and only driver ever to have raced on all seven continents.

Autumn is our favorite time of year. Along with cooler weather it brings football games, oyster roasts and holiday parties. Break out your flannel shirts, jackets and festive wear. We’ve partnered with some area stores to highlight some of their favorite fashion trends this season.

MIGHTY EIGHTH AIR FORCE MUSEUM HONORS HISTORY

STORY AND PHOTOS BY TONY KUKULICH

There was little to hint at the critical role the Eighth Army Air Force would play in the victory over the Nazis and fascism in World War II when the unit was hurriedly established just weeks after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

ANNUAL CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE OFFERS SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE

For six years, the Grand Motoring Film Festival has treated Hilton Head residents to a unique cinematic experience circling around the automotive world. This year the event, running during the island’s Concours d’ Elegance & Motoring Festival, will provide all the sophistication and celebration of automobile culture that ticket holders expect, including a juried awards show.

BY BARRY KAUFMAN | PHOTOS SUPPLIED

HONORED COLLECTOR DIRK DE GROEN SHOWCASES TREASURED AUTOMOBILES

There are collectors who will see a historic automobile as something that must be carefully preserved, hermetically sealed, lest the dust and contamination of the modern world ruin its elegantly timeless design.

ACTIVE SENIORS HAVE PLENTY OF OPTIONS IN THE LOWCOUNTRY

BY HEATHER QUINN

Although playing a round (or two) of golf will always be an essential retirement pastime, a new generation of active seniors want more than their predecessors.