Dr. Vicky McMillan will present “Migrating Monarchs,” a 45-minute multimedia presentation on the Monarch butterfly migration from the northern parts of North America to Mexico and California. Biologist Vicky McMillan will take you on an exploration of the details of this intricate natural phenomenon. This lecture will include suggestions on how to plant Monarch butterfly […]

December 10: Lunch With Author Allegra Jordan at the Country Club of Hilton Head inside Hilton Head Plantation, 70 Skull Creek Dr. A former book reviewer for USA Today, Allegra Jordan brings to light a real historical debate at Harvard over how to honor students who had fought for the Kaiser. Tickets are $42 and […]

December 16: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host David Arnal for “Beekeeping” at 3 p.m. The presentation introduces to beginning and to non-beekeepers the art, science and methods of keeping honeybees and will focus on the necessity of implementing a proven beekeeping system in the first year of this agricultural endeavor. $7 per person. Advance […]

Jan. 18: Martin Luther King Day Activities. A march begins in front of the high school at 9 a.m. and is followed by a ceremony inside the Seahawk Cultural Center at Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Rd. After the ceremony, there is a community luncheon. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free; For more information, call (843) […]

Learn about Uniqueness of Port Royal Sound, the environment and how it was formed, as well as about the fantastic biodiversity that lives there at this program hosted by Coastal Discovery Museum. Kristen Marshall Mattson, an environmental educator with the LowCountry Institute and Spring Island Trust, will speak about how the Port Royal Sound stands […]

On March 23, the Coastal Discovery Museum will host “Oysters – Not just a seafood delicacy” at 3 p.m. Nancy Hadley of the SCDNR will present an overview of oyster reefs – importance, status, and restoration. Hadley has 30 years experience as a shellfish biologist with SCDNR and currently directs the Shellfish Management Office for SCDNR. She […]

On April 2, 2016 Todd Ballantine, national environmental expert in conservation development, climate resilience and community education, will lead a guided interpretive tour through the center of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve from 2-4 p.m. that will include topics such as the history of the preserve, innovative efforts that led to sustainable preservation, reclaimed water, and […]

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host Birding at Pinckney Island, a bird watching program led by experienced bird watchers from the museum, on select days at 8 a.m. The walk will include the combination of habitats at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. These varying areas allow participants to see many different species of birds. Several species of shore […]

The Coastal Discovery Museum will host “ACE Basin, one of the Last Great Places” at 3 p.m. on April 20, 2016 in the Sea Island Room at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr. One of the largest undeveloped estuaries along the Atlantic Coast, the ACE Basin is renowned for its extensive natural beauty […]

The Coastal Discovery Museum at 70 Honey Horn Dr. will present “Horseshoe Crabs: Living Fossils” at 5:30 p.m. on April 20-21. During this one-hour program, guests will discover the importance of this living fossil and how their blue blood protects humans, see live juvenile horseshoe crabs and explore the horseshoe crab’s life cycle. After this […]

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

Go on a Honey Horn Nature Tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. A guided tour of the grounds focusing on the natural history of the property, including the salt marshes, the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Enclosure, the Carnivorous Plant Bog Garden, the Heritage Garden and the Camellia […]

On May 28, Barrels and Bluegrass at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., from  12-5 p.m. This craft beer festival features an unlimited sampling of world-class beers from over 50 breweries across the United States, including exclusive beers found only at the event, as well as live bluegrass music and Lowcountry food prepared by […]

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

  “Color with Candace Lovely: Fair Women” program for all ages and skill levels with Impressionist painter, Candace Whittemore Lovely, at The French Bakery and European Cuisine, 3-5 p.m. An afternoon of tea, croissants and crayons as Ms. Lovely guides you through the process of coloring “Sea Shell Whites,” a piece from her “Fair Women” […]

“How to Take That Memorable Photo” Gallery Talk with Ed Funk, part of the “Lowcountry Through the Lens” Camera Club of Hilton Head Exhibition, at the Coastal Discovery Museum on June 4, 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free and open to the public. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 843) 689-6767 or coastaldiscovery.org.

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

On June 17 and July 21, 2016, the Palmetto Quilt Guild members, who were awarded ribbons at the March Quilt Festival, will display their award-winning quilts from 1-3 p.m. in the Palmetto Electric Conference Room. This event will be open to the public. For more information, contact (843) 689-1922.

On June 17, 2016, take part in a local culture in honor of the 151st Juneteenth. Honor Mitchelville’s ancestral ties to West Africa with a Drum Circle, one of the most vital elements in the West African musical experience. The Drum Circle and Fish Fry will be from 5-8 p.m. at Mitchelville Freedom Park. This is a first of […]

The Mitchelville Preservation Project will reconstruct Mitchelville at the Junteenth Celebration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Fish Haul Park, 229 Beach City Road. This year the celebration will feature musical performances, local artists with art depicting traditional Lowcountry life, and new interactive experiences. Food and beverages will be for sale at the event. There is limited […]

On June 21, 2016, join the Heritage Library as they host the history program “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” at 10:30 a.m. Learn about the history of Hilton Head Island and its historic sites, accompanied by a map you can then use for a self-guided tour of the sites by car or by bicycle. Reservations […]

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

On June 21, 2016, come out and watch as the staff from Lowcountry Raptors bring several birds in for a visit and teach us about a variety of birds of prey at the Hilton Head Library. Please be in caution as photos are allowed without the flash, as it can startle the birds. This event is […]

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina presents “Million Dollar Quartet” beginning June 21, 2016. This mind-blowing musical will bring you inside the landmark recording studio, Sun Records, as four music icons (Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins) came together for one unforgettable night (December 4, 1956) to make music and ended up […]

On June 25, 2016, head over to the Coastal Discovery Museum for the “Approaches to Wildlife Photography in the Lowcountry” Gallery Talk with Eric Horan, part of the “Lowcountry Through the Lens” Camera Club of Hilton Head Exhibition, from 10:30 a.m.-noon. Free and open to the public. For more information, call the Coastal Discovery Museum at (843) […]

On June 28, 2016, join in as the Heritage Library explores “Sea Pines 1950 to 1983” beginning at 10:30 a.m. In this history program, guests will learn about Charles Fraser and the development of Sea Pines Plantation. Reservations are required and may be made either by calling (843) 686-6560 or visiting heritagelib.org.

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

On June 30, 2016, you are invited to USCB’s Lunch with Author Series: Marjory Wentworth at the Sonesta Resort in Shipyard Plantation beginning at noon. The Poet Laureate of South Carolina, Wentworth’s books of poetry include “Noticing Eden, Despite Gravity,” “The Endless Repetition of an Ordinary Miracle,” “What the Water Gives Me” and the award-winning children’s story, “Shackles.” Advance ticket […]

On July 4, 2016, go out and celebrate your afternoon during Independence Day with the unity of Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Grace Community Church with a picnic at Honey Horn from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Featuring a kids’ zone with its wet and dry slides, bounce houses and dunk tank or, as well as live music, food and […]

Live Animal Encounters at the Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., at 11 a.m. Get an up-close look at Lowcountry wildlife with different animal experts each week. Lowcountry Snakes on June 7, Lowcountry Raptors on June 14, Owls: Creatures of the Night on June 21, Oatland Island Wildlife Center on June 30. $12 per […]

Every Wednesday and Friday during summer 2016, learn about the local animal life in Sea Pines with “Nature’s Wild Side.” Children will learn about different animals through educational crafts, which are provided. Reservations are required and be made by contacting the Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979. $10 for children (ages 4-12 with adult […]

Every Wednesday and Friday during summer 2016, learn about the local animal life in Sea Pines with “Nature’s Wild Side.” Children will learn about different animals through educational crafts, which are provided. Reservations are required and be made by contacting the Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979. $10 for children (ages 4-12 with adult […]