11 Exciting Festivals & Fundraisers to Attend this November on Hilton Head Island

November is a beautiful month to give thanks and give back to the community. The idyllic weather combined with all of the fun and entertaining events on Hilton Head taking place across the Island ensure a fabulous time for one and all.

Check out these November events on Hilton Head Island and bring your friends, because there’s nothing like getting out and spending time together, especially around the holidays.

1. Salty Dog New England ClambakeHomecoming Party

Salty Dog New England Clambake 2016Nov. 5, 2016
Nov. 23, 2016

Every day is a party at The Salty Dog Café in South Beach Marina Village with delicious dining options, live music (weather permitting) and special festivities celebrating the best of coastal living. On Nov. 5, 2016,  enjoy a Lowcountry take on a New England tradition with live music, kids entertainment and more during the Salty Dog New England Clambake or stop by on Nov. 23, 2016 for the Annual Salty Dog Homecoming Party from 4-9 p.m. Call Salty Dog Cafe at (843) 671-2232 for event information.

2. Herb Society of Hilton Head Island’s Annual Fall Sale

Herb Society of Hilton Head's Annual Fall Sale

Nov. 5, 2016

Shop a selection of potted herbs, such as basil, rosemary, dill, chives, cilantro and parsley and more, in addition to homemade jellies, chutney, curry, jambalaya mix, French Market soup, vinegars, pumpkin-spiced nuts and mock Boursin dip package, when the Herb Society of Hilton Head Island hosts its Annual Fall Sale at Shelter Cove Community Park from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. on Nov. 5, 2016. Admission is free; proceeds are donated to local charitable organizations. For details, email [email protected]

3. Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance

Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival and Concours d’Elegance

Nov. 1-6, 2016

The 15th Annual Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival & Concours d’Elegance roars back into town with a Car Club Showcase, Aero Expo, Auction and Concours d’Elegance at the Port Royal Golf Club, November 5-6, plus driving tours and galas throughout the week. On Nov. 5, 2016, race over to Shelter Cove Community Park for a free showing of Disney Pixar’s “Cars” with the opportunity to meet the actual Lightning McQueen and Jay Ward, Creative Director of the “Cars” Franchise at Pixar Animation Studios. Call the festival organizers at (843) 785-7469 or visit hhiconcours.com for a complete schedule of events and tickets.

4. David Yurman Charity Event

Forsyth Jewelers David Yurman Charity EventNov. 10, 2016

On Nov. 10, 2016, head over to the Shops at Sea Pines Center for the David Yurman Charity Event at Forsythe Jewelers from 5-7 p.m. Preview a special collection of David Yurman designs brought in from New York especially for this event with a portion of the evening’s proceeds benefiting Volunteers in Medicine Hilton Head Island. For more information, call Forsyth Jewelers at (843) 671-7070.

5. Hilton Head Oyster Festival

Hilton Head Island Oyster FestivalNov. 11-13, 2016

Grab your oyster knife and get ready for days of shucking fun when the Hilton Head Oyster Festival returns to Shelter Cove Community Park, Nov. 11-13, 2016. Steamed, fried and stewed oysters, plus other delicious food, live entertainment, a kid zone, marshmallow roasting, silent auction, Holiday Craft Show and Sports Lounge to catch all of the fall football games are scheduled on Friday from 5-8 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Admission is $6; free for children age 10 and under. Concessions and Kids Zone activities sold separately. For more information, call the Island Rec. Center at (843) 681-7273.

6. “Rhythm in Blue

United States Air Force Heritage of America Band Rhythm in BlueNov. 11, 2016

The United States Air Force Heritage of America Band will present a free “Rhythm in Blue” concert at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina at 8 p.m. on Nov. 11, 2016. Enjoy exciting and uplifting music to inspire patriotism and learn the Air Force story from this dynamic 13-member jazz ensemble. Tickets are free; seat reservations are required. For more information, call the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina at (843) 842-2787.

7. 6th Annual Bonfire2016-bonfire-sea-pines-forest-preserve

Nov. 11, 2016

An annual fundraiser with cocktails, a Lowcountry-inspired menu, live music and silent auction to benefit capital replacement projects in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, join other conservationists on Nov. 11, 2016 for the 6th Annual Bonfire on Fish Island from 4:30-7:30 p.m. For details and tickets, call (843) 671-1343 or visit seapinesliving.com.

8. “Viva España

Nov. 13-14, 2016

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Viva España,” a concert featuring the vibrant musical traditions of Latin culture in works composed by Gershwin, Lalo and de Falla at First Presbyterian Church. Call (843) 842-2055 or visit hhso.org to purchase tickets.

9. Four Legged Frolic

Hilton Head Humane Association Four Legged FrolicNov. 13, 2016

Help homeless animals when the Hilton Head Humane Association presents its annual Four Legged Frolic at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort on Nov. 13, 2016 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. Entertainment features The Headliners with live and silent auctions to benefit the no-kill animal shelter. Advance ticket purchase required, call the Hilton Head Humane Association at (843) 681-8686 for inquiries.

10. Caramel Apple Festival

The Sea Pines Resort Caramel Apple Festival on Hilton Head IslandNov. 26, 2016

Spend an afternoon engaging in fall activities, including caramel apples, games, crafts and more, when the Caramel Apple Festival returns to Heritage Farm in The Sea Pines Resort on Nov. 26, 2016 from 1-3 p.m. For details, call the Sea Pines Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979.

11. Latin Music Fest

2016 Latin Music Fest on Hilton Head IslandNov. 26, 2016

Dance those Thanksgiving pounds away on Nov. 26, 2016 during the Planet Fitness Latin Music Fest at Shelter Cove Community Park. Special scheduled events include folkloric dancing, a Dance Competition, Kids Zone, authentic Latin cuisine, Miss La Isla 2017 and much more. For more information, call (843) 681-2393 or go to laislamagazine.com.