Events: 17th February 2018

22nd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

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.

Pickleball at Palmetto Dunes

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.

Arts Ob We People Annual Art Exhibit and Sale

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 […]

The First Tee of the Lowcountry

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.

Pirates, Privateers and Buccaneers

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 […]

Trail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables

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.

Presidents Day Weekend Sale at the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head

February 16-19: Presidents Day Weekend Sale at the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head. Shop your favorite brand name outlet stores with special holiday sales. 1414 & 1256 Fording Island Rd. For details, call (843) 837-5410 or visit www.tangeroutlet.com/coupons.

Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum

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.

Golf Croquet

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.

Pottery Painting at the Art Café

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.

Gullah Heritage Trail Tours

  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.

Alligator & Wildlife Tours

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.

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Learn about the history of the sweetgrass basket from a local Gullah basket maker and then start a basket of your own. Reservations are required, call (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or visit coastaldiscovery.org.

Tanger Shopper Shuttle

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 […]

The Gullah Market

February 17-18: The Gullah Market, part of the Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration, in Shelter Cove Community Park, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. An all-access experience to Gullah culture with cultural demonstrations, authentic Gullah and African crafts and food for sale, as well as traditional storytelling and musical entertainment. Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for […]

Complimentary tastings at Island Winery!

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.

Happy Hour Crazy Crab Style!

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.

Love That A Cappella

February 17: “Love That A Cappella” presented by the award-winning Hilton Head Shore Notes chorus under the direction of Faye McLanahan at the Seahawk Cultural Center, 7 p.m. Special guests The Buzz, one of the most successful women’s quartets in the world. Tickets are $20 and may be purchased at Burke’s Pharmacy and Pretty Papers […]

“Funny not Filthy” Magic and Comedy Show

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.

The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina presents “Dial M for Murder”

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 […]