February 1-28: 22nd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration at various locations. A month-long celebration showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island with art exhibitions, gospel concerts, festivals, tours, lectures and more. (843) 255-7304 or www.gullahcelebration.com.
Ongoing: Learn how to play Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in the country, with daily clinics and round robins at the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Courts and equipment available to rent. Reservations are recommended, call (866) 242-3169 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.
February 2-25: “Arts Ob We People Annual Art Exhibit and Sale,” part of the Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration, at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. The largest juried presentation of Gullah Heritage Art in the world with original works by emerging and leading artists that present the life of the Gullah people on […]
Ongoing: The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Amenities include a 6-hole, par 3 golf course, driving range, 2 USGA greens, short game practice area, 9-hole Disc Golf Course and stocked fishing pond. Admission includes unlimited use of the facility. 151 Gumtree Rd. (843) 686-2680 or www.thefirstteelowcountry.org.
January 1-February 26: “Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers,” the South Carolina State Museum’s traveling exhibit, is on display at the Coastal Discovery Museum. The story of Blackbeard, who blockaded Charleston Harbor in 1718 prior to his death in North Carolina can be found in this traveling exhibit, along with the stories of many other pirates. The […]
Ongoing: Golf Croquet on the lawn adjacent to the Harbour Town Clubhouse in The Sea Pines Resort, 10 a.m. Equipment is available throughout the day. 11 Lighthouse Ln. (843) 842 1979 or www.seapines.com.
Tuesday-Sunday: Gullah Heritage Trail Tours through 10 Native Islander neighborhoods established during the Civil War. Tours are Tues.-Sat. at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Sun. at noon. departing from the Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 681-7066 or gullaheritage.com.
Tuesdays: “Becoming a Deadly Defender” workshop hosted by the Hilton Head Island Bridge Club in the Port Royal Shopping Center, 10 a.m.-noon. 95 Mathews Dr. Contact Kathie Walsh at (843) 689-6239 for details.
Ongoing: Trail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations are required. (843) 671-2586 or www.lawtonstables.com.
Ongoing: Pottery Painting at the Art Café. A silly fun pottery painting studio for all ages. Ask about Family Date Night, Mommy & Me, Dad’s Day Out with the Kids and Kids Night Out. Food and drinks served by Rockfish Seafood & Steaks. 5 Lagoon Rd. (843) 785-5525 or artcafehhi.com.
Ongoing: The Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum is open daily. Explore Hilton Head Island’s rich history and learn the story behind its famed lighthouse in this unique museum-like setting. Admission is $4.25 per person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. 149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 671-2810 or www.harbourtownlighthouse.com.
OnGoing: Alligator & Wildlife Boat Tour with H2O Sports in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Get an up-close view of indigenous plant and animal life, including the American alligator, on a one-hour guided boat tour. Reservations are required, call (843) 671-4386 or visit h2osports.com.
Tuesdays & Thursdays: Freshwater Fishing in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, 10-11:30 p.m. Fish for catfish, crappie and bream in the lakes of the preserve. Supplies and instruction provided; catch & release program. Reservations are required. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
Tuesdays: Tuesday Morning History Programs hosted by the Heritage Library Foundation beginning Jan. 30, 10:30 a.m. “Historic Sites of Hilton Head Island” on Jan. 30; “The Story of Santa Elena” on Feb. 6; “Pirates of the Lowcountry” on Feb. 13; “Hilton Head Island in the Civil War” on Feb. 20; “The Story of Mitchelville” on […]
Ongoing: Complimentary Tanger Shopper Shuttle between the two shopping centers, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Shuttles depart Tanger 1 behind Shopper Services and across from Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th every 30 minutes on the hour and Tanger 2 behind Shopper Services and at the crosswalk by Kilwin’s and the Salty Dog restaurant on the 15 and […]
Ongoing: Complimentary tastings, wine by the glass and cheese platters are available at the Island Winery. Mon.-Sat., 12:30-5:30 p.m.; Sun., 12-4 p.m. 12A Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 or islandwinery.com.
February 13: Docent Training for School Group Education Programs hosted by the Coastal Discovery Museum, 1 p.m. Participants who are interested in volunteering with the museum will receive an overview of the programs offered to school groups and find out how to train for the specific programs and activities. To register, contact Dawn Brut at […]
Tuesdays: Forest Preserve Wagon Journey! Sit back, relax and experience the animals and plant life of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations are required. For additional information, (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.
Ongoing: Enjoy Happy Hour Crazy Crab Style daily in the bar at The Crazy Crab overlooking Jarvis Creek. Food and drink specials and one of the best sunset views on the Island. 104 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-5021 or thecrazycrab.com.
February 13: Annual Friends and Family Day at First African Baptist Church, part of the Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration, 7 p.m. The program will focus on Traditional and Contemporary Gullah Songs followed by a reception with samples of Gullah Food. Admission is a free will offering. 70 Beach City Rd. (843) 255-7304 or […]
Tuesday-Saturday: “Funny not Filthy” magic and comedy at the Comedy Magic Cabaret in South Island Square featuring headliner Kerry Pollock, Tues.-Sat., at 8 p.m. Teens are welcome if accompanied by an adult. For tickets, call (843) 681-7757 or visit comedymagiccabaret.com.
February 6-25: The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina presents Frederick Knott’s Tony Award-winning classic thriller, “Dial M for Murder,” at 8 p.m. Tony Wendice married his wife for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder…or so he thinks. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call […]