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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
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: 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.
Mondays: “Where Does the Power Come From?” complimentary golf clinic and exhibition led by former PGA Touring Pro Doug Weaver on the Robert Trent Jones Course in Palmetto Dunes, 4 p.m. (843) 785-1138 or palmettodunes.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.
Feb. 26th @ 5:30 pm – Martini Monday: a hands-on mixology experience where guests will learn how to make two specialty martinis. Relax and enjoy each martini while you snack on an artisan charcuterie appetizer. Leave with a souvenir martini glass. $25 per person. Reservations required – call (843) 686-4443. hiltonheaddistillery.com.
February 26: The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Porgy and Bess in Concert” featuring the Hilton Head Symphony Chorus at First Presbyterian Church. Mon. at 8 p.m. Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the cripple beggar Porgy, the […]