AUG. 29 - SEPT. 23

Music Wafted Through the Trees, Exhibit By Nancy Mitchell: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances, Art League of Hilton Head Gallery iinside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. Mitchell’s clay sculpture and paintings will create an ode to musicians, as she is a proud wife and mother of local musicians. Opening Reception - Thursday, Sept. 7, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Free and open to the Public. Opening reception will include live music by Mitchell’s professional musician family members. Visit www.artleaguehhi.org, or call 843-681-5060.

AUG. 31 - SEPT. 2

The Second City:  8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 31- Saturday, Sept. 2, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane.Experience Chicago’s legendary comedy theater and an American treasure for over 50 years. Since its debut, The Second City has been a launching pad for comedians, actors, directors and others working in show business.

Suited for all ages.Tickets $45. Visit www.artshhi.com for tickets and information.

SEPT. 1 - 4

4th Annual Savannah Bacon Fest: Thursday, Sept. 1 - Monday, Sept. 4, Rousakis Riverfront Plaza, Savannah, GA. Get ready, bacon lovers, for select local restaurants to serve up all kinds of mouthwatering bacon creations. Head down to the river for a good time with live entertainment and all kinds of goodies! For more information about the Bacon Fest on River Street, go to the Savannah Waterfront Association website, www.riverstreetsavannah.com, and for further questions call them at 912-234-0295.

SEPT. 2

Reggae on the River: 2 p.m. - 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 2, Bluffton Oyster Factory Park. Celebrate Reggae in the Low Country while overlooking the beautiful May River. Reggae On The River will feature local artists and reggae bands of the Low Country. Additional entertainment will be a professional Disc Jockey, dancers, a domino tournament, and pepper eating contest. Bands will be Jah Movement of Sarasota, Florida, and Dean St. Hilaire of Hilton Head. In addition to the reggae bands there will be a variety of family and cultural activities including DJ’s, traditional Caribbean and Latin food, folkloric and carnival dancers, dance competition, arts crafts as well as plenty fun and games for kids. For more info www.Reggaeontheriversc.org.

SEPT. 2

The Great American Summer Conclusion Cookout: 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2, Salty Dog Cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island. Summer may be coming to an end, but at the Salty Dog Cafe good times are definitely not seasonal. From Chef Herb’s famous ribs and specialty burgers to ice cold beer and refreshing cocktails, summer never ends at South Beach. Visit saltydog.com or call 843-671-2233.

SEPT. 2 and 3

Labor Day Weekend Summer Finale Concert: 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 2 and Sunday, Sept. 3, the Harbour at Shelter Cove, 4 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. Summer culminates with a Caribbean concert featuring Shannon Tanner & the Oyster Reefers.Visit www.PalmettoDunes.com/ShelterCove for more information.

SEPT. 2-OCT. 29

Art Beyond Tradition

Art Beyond Tradition Exhibition“Escape Artists”: 9 a.m.- 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday, 11 a.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 - Oct. 29, The Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Reception with refreshments will be held Thursday, September 14, from 5 - 7 pm. Don’t miss this biennial exhibit of abstract art -- art that grows out of the best art traditions of both western and eastern art, but which aims at pushing boundaries of the expected in unique ways. Visit www.coastaldiscovery.org for more information.

SEPT. 5 - 7

eagles

Hotel California – A Salute to the Eagles: 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 through Thursday, Sept. 7, Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head. (Performance added Sept. 5) For more than two decades, Hotel California has touched the hearts of fans all over the world, by faithfully and accurately reproducing the Grammy award winning sounds of the Eagles. Each concert presents an exciting, showcase of The Eagles megahits. Tickets are $48. Contact the box office at 843-842-ARTS or www.tickets.artshhi.com.

SEPT. 7

Sculptor Nancy Mitchell: “Music Wafted Through the Trees”: Opening reception, 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7, Art League of Hilton Head Gallery, inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Join the artist who will speak on the topic of Sculpture: from Concept to Completion. Call 843-681-5060 for more information, or visit www.artleaguehhi.org.

SEPT. 9

Never Forget: A Writing Workshop for Those Who Served on the Front Lines and on the Home Front: 2 p.m.- 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Technical College of the Lowcountry, 921 Ribaut Rd., Building 12, Beaufort. Presented by the Pat Conroy Literacy Center, Gold Star Daughter Karen Spears Zacharias, author of After the Flag Has Been Folded (William Morrow) and editorial panelist for Operation Homecoming (National Endowment of the Arts), examines the storytelling methods which honor the promise to "Never Forget." For tickets and more information, visit www.patconroyliterarycenter.org.

SEPT. 9

Nurture Nature Retreat & Wild Walk: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wild Walk 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. The public  invited to join in learning how we can live more deeply, more connected, more in love with nature, including human nature, and nurture ourselves through nature. The Wild Walk will take place at Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge located midway on the Hilton Head Island bridge.  The fee for the two-part event is $10.00. More information including parking, recommended clothing, contact info is on Meetup at meetup.com/Bluffton-Environment-Meetup and at www.UULowcountry.org.

SEPT. 9

Crab Boil: 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, Salty Dog Cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island. You haven’t truly experienced fall in the South until you’ve been to the Crab Boil at the Salty Dog. From snow, dungeness and king crab legs to burgers paired with a beer, nothing beats a crisp fall afternoon with great food, live music, and fantastic marina views. Fun for the whole family with children’s entertainment and a special appearance by Jake the Salty Dog. Visit www.saltydog.com or call 843-671-2233.

SEPT. 9

Sixth Annual Fix the Ferals Cut-A-Thon: 10 a.m.- 3 p.m. Saturday, September 9, TARA Salon of Hilton Head, 55 New Orleans Road The 6th-Annual Fix the Ferals Cut-A-Thon benefits Hilton Head Humane Association’s Feral Cat Program. Hilton Head Ice Cream will be on hand with sweet treats and prizes! Silent auction, raffle, and pet adoptions. For more information call 843-681-8686.

SEPT. 10

Norma Deal Presents “From Folk Art to Fine Art”: exhibit open Monday - Saturday 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sunday 11:30 a.m.- 3 p.m., Sept. 5- Oct. 1. , Society of Bluffton Artists, 6 Church St, Bluffton. Meet the artist at the opening reception, 3 p.m.- 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10. Deal is a self-taught artist whose keen eye for color and composition is evident on canvas and other types of paintings on panels and boards. SoBA is the flourishing art hub in Bluffton’s historic District at the corner of Church and Calhoun streets. SoBA offers regular art classes, featured artist shows, exhibitions and more. Please visit www.sobagallery.com for a complete calendar of events and other information or call 843-757-6586.

SEPT. 10

Helping Parents Heal: 1 p.m.- 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, Seaquins Ballroom, 1300 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton. Monthly meetings of this non-profit organization dedicated to assisting parents who have lost children, giving them support and resources to aid in the healing process. For more information please contact Irene vouvalides at 201-233-6015 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEPT. 13

MOAA Spouses for Service: 12 p.m. Wednesday, September 13,Black Marlin Bayside Grill, 88 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head. Monthly luncheon meeting for the Military Officers Association of America Spouses for Service. To make a reservation email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEPT. 16

10th Annual Hampton Lake Tiger Bass 15K/5K: 8 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Hampton Lake, Bluffton. Runners will compete on an expanded track on the miles of  beautiful nature trails in Hampton Lake. Events will include a 15K to 12K, 5K race, and a 1 mile Walk/Fun Run. Following the awards ceremony stay for live music, food, prizes and more. Proceeds to benefit Memory Matters and River Ridge Academy. Visit www.tigerbassrace.com or facebook.com/TigerBassRace for additional information.

SEPT. 16

BlufftemberFest: 2 p.m. til 8 p.m.  Saturday, Sept. 16, The Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St, Bluffton. The 2017 Bluffton Sunset Party Series concludes with a Bluffton-style Octoberfest celebration on the May River, featuring 6 hours of live music from local favorites… The Chiggers, Two Guys from OCD, The Pinckney Island Boys and The Btown Players. As well as a food court, wine bar, plus All Beers ( German, Craft, Harvest & Domestic ) will be only $5. Tickets will be available for $10 at the door. Come by boat, bike, or golf cart. Lawn Chairs are permitted. Dogs should be leashed at all times. BlufftemberFest will benefit The Arrhythmia Alliance. For more information visit www.blufftonsunsetparty.com or call Bear Foot Sports at 843-757-8520.

SEPT. 16

Lowcountry Boil: 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 16, Salty Dog Cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island. A Southern fall classic. Bring your appetite. Tasty fall favorites like fresh shrimp, sausage, corn and potatoes paired with live music and family activities make for a perfect afternoon in South Beach. Visit www.saltydog.com or call 843-671-2233.

SEPT. 17

Pedal Hilton Head Island: Staggered times, Sunday, Sept. 17, leaving from Coligny Plaza. Pedal Hilton Head Island, the largest bike event in the Lowcountry, returns this year with a completely transformed event that will take riders for the first time all the way around the Island and beyond. From the hard-packed sands of Coligny Beach to bridges, Pinckney Island, the flyover, and the roads and bike paths in between, join us for a spirited ride around Hilton Head Island with 100% of funds going to the Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. Visit www.PedalHiltonHeadIsland.org to register.

SEPT. 17

A Party for HHI: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 17, Shelter Cove Community Park.

Hilton Head Island Community Church is celebrating 10 years on HHI with a party at Shelter Cove Community Park! Special musical performances by local artists- As Husband & Wife -and- SondorBlue, free bounce houses and inflatable games for all ages, giveaways and free food from local vendors. Stop by local non-profit exhibits to find out the many ways you can volunteer on the Island. Visit www.forhhi.org or RSVP at Facebook/forhhi, Instagram & Twitter: forhhi

SEPT. 18

Mozart Fest and Gala – Emanuel Ax in Concert: 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 18, Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra,2 Park Ln, Hilton Head Island.  World-renowned pianist, Emanuel Ax is joining the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra in presenting a Mozart Fest and Gala for the beginning of the HHSO 2017-2018 Season. He is considered one of the finest concert pianists of the 21st century. This is a special one-night performance and gala and tickets may be purchased online at hhso.org or by calling the box office at 843-842-2055.

SEPT. 21

Second Helpings’ 26th Anniversary Party and SHARE THE BOUNTY Fundraising Event: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21, Champions Ballroom, Harbour Town Golf Links Clubhouse, 11 Lighthouse Ln, Hilton Head Island. Enjoy the party and support Second Helpings, a local organization that rescues and delivers the food the same day to over 60 agencies. Money raised from the event will support the Second Helpings’ fleet of trucks, which is an integral part of how the organization goes about fulfilling their mission. Enjoy dinner, full bar, a silent auction and a live auction; cost per ticket $100. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Second Helpings office 843-689-3689.

SEPT. 18

Bluffton Lecture and Dinner Series: 6 p.m. Monday, September 18, Bluffton United Methodist Parish Hall, Water St, Bluffton. The Bluffton Lecture and Dinner Series will have its inaugural lecture with Dr. Daves Rossell presenting the Architectural History of Bluffton. All lectures are free and open to the public. The cost for dinner is paid by each participant. For further information please contact: Carolyn Coppola at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 914-475-1168 or Joan Heyward at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 843-707-7610. Please make your reservation by the Wednesday prior to Lecture by calling 843-707-7610.

SEPT. 21

Hilton Head Area Chapter of The Military Officers Association of America: 11:30 a.m. social, 12 p.m. luncheon, Thursday. Sept. 21,the Golf Club of Indigo Run, 101 Berwick Drive, Hilton Head. SC State Representative, Jeffrey Bradley will address the membership regarding current legislation before the House. To make a reservation contact Mary Lou Fehrman at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SET. 23

Craft Beer and Burger Fest: Saturday, Sept. 23, Salty Dog Cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island. There’s not much that beats the near perfect combination of a fall craft beer, a loaded Salty Dog burger, and barbecue. Bring your appetite and the whole family. Live music and family fun included. Visit www.saltydog.com or call 843-671-2233.

SEPT. 24

Kitchens of Note Tour: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 24, Moss Creek Community, Hilton Head Island. Presented by the League of the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, this fifth annual tour visits six designer kitchens in the beautiful Moss Creek community. Each kitchen will host an Island chef from one of our fabulous restaurants and each will offer a sample of their delicious recipes: Marley’s Island Grille, The SandBar, Sea Grass Grille, Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana, Twisted European Bakery, and Hogs Head Kitchen. Tickets are $40, call 843-836-2986 or visit www.hhso.org for more information.

SEPT. 26

Camera Club of Hilton Head Island Meeting: 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, 2 Matthews  Ct., Hilton Head Island.Guest Speaker Robert Rommel, speaking on “Romancing the Landscape.” Robert's award winning work breaks us free of the world of vehicles, electronics, and skyscrapers  and walls and restores humanity's primordial bond with Nature. His images bring us into the seldom-seen world of America's wildlife and wild places revealing their endless diversity and wondrous beauty. Members, Newcomers & guests welcome! Visit www.cchhi.net for more information.

SEPT. 28

THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island, 130 Shipyard Dr. Learn and be inspired by a variety of topics that cover personal and professional growth while engaging with your Lowcountry peers at the first-ever THRIVE Lowcountry Women’s Conference. Presented by SCORE and the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, the conference will feature a day full of thought-provoking keynote speakers and five break-out sessions. Register at www.HiltonHeadBlufftonChamber.org.

SEPT. 28

art

“Got Art?”: 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, Art League of Hilton Head Gallery, inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. This annual fundraising benefit makes collectors out of art enthusiasts. Each $100 ticket provides two guests admission, participation in a random drawing and guarantees one original piece of art. Only 100 tickets will be sold. This fun and popular event is sure to be a sellout! Artwork is donated by Art League member artists. Visit www.artleaguehhi.org or call 843-681-5060.

SEPT. 28 - 30

Silver Restoration Event at Forsythe Jewelers: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, Sept. 28 - 29, and 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Rd #311, Hilton Head Island. Bring in your sterling silver and silver-plated heirlooms for beautiful, expert restoration. Call 843-671-7070 to book your appointment. Visit www.ForsytheHHI.com for more information.

SEPT. 30

West Marine Opening and “All Day Give Back”:  Saturday, Sept. 30, 430 William Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. West Marine, the world’s premier Waterlife Outfitter, is opening a new location and will participate in the BlueFuture “All Day Give Back.” Ten percent of proceeds will go to participating charities. Contact West Marine at 917-679-6945.

SEPT. 30

Kiwanis Club 33rd Annual Chili Cook Off: 11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Shelter Cove Community Park. This year’s event will focus on local chili cooks in the professional and amateur category with separate awards for each. Come rain or shine and enjoy all-you-can-eat chili! Live music with Cranford Hollow, and a Kid’s Zone with children’s games and activities including face painting so families can fully enjoy the festivities. Tickets will be available in advance for $15 at several Island locations. Tickets on the day of the event will be $20. Proceeds from the event benefit Gregory’s Playground presented by Kiwanis Clubs. Visit www.hiltonheadkiwanis.org for more information.

SEPT. 30

Wing and Chili Cook-off: 4 p.m.- 8 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 30, Salty Dog Cafe, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr, Hilton Head Island. Think you have what it takes to bring the heat? Enjoy an unforgettable cook-off battle for the best wings and chili in South Beach. You be the judge while enjoying live music on the beach, fun family activities and a visit from Jake the Salty Dog. Visit www.saltydog.com or call 843-671-2233.

ONGOING

Music & Taste on the Harbour at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina:6 p.m. - 9 p.m. Thursday nights through October 19, around Neptune Statue, 1 Harbourside Lane, Hilton Head Island.This outdoor seasonal event continues to provide entertainment by local bands, and light appetizers, wine, beer and cocktails available for purchase by Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina restaurants. Limited seating is provided so you are encouraged to bring your own chairs. Visit www.PalmettoDunes.com/ShelterCove for complete details. Admission is free and open to the public; guests are asked to please  bring a canned good donation for Deep Well.

Carolina Dreamers Car Club holds Cruise Nights:  5 p.m. fourth Thursday of the month (Sept. 28, Oct. 26)from Mar thru Oct., Shelter Cove. Last meeting of the year is in Oct., the cruise ins resume in the spring. The cruise - ins are free for everyone. There will be a 50/50 raffle, spectator voting for favorite cars and 3 trophies awarded, along with door prizes donated by the Shelter Cove merchants.

Bach Lobster Nights: Wednesday nights starting Sept. 6, The Wreck of the Salty Dog, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr., Hilton Head Island. Enjoy live Maine Lobster ($25) with a side of live piano music. Call the Lobster Line to reserve your lobster 843-683-6465.

Coming to the Savannah Civic Center: 301 W Oglethorpe Ave. Upcoming artists include Mary J. Blige, Willie Nelson and Family, The Beach Boys, and ZZ Top. For a full schedule of events and entertainment visit www.savannahcivic.com or call 912-651-6550.

Birding at Pinckney Island: 7:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. Sept. 6 - Nov. 29, Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. The Coastal Discovery Museum has announced a Fall bird watching program at Pinckney Island led by experienced bird watchers from the Museum. 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.  Ages 12 and older. Participants are asked to bring their own binoculars and the program will be canceled in case of rain. The program is $12 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

Nightly Entertainment at Coligny Plaza: 6:30 p.m. through Labor Day.

Don’t miss the fun at Coligny Plaza! There’s something for everyone all summer long, including Magic with Gary Mauer on Mondays, Trivia Night with Barry Kaufman on Saturdays, and live music and DJs the rest of the week. Featuring over 60 shops and restaurants, historic Coligny Plaza has It. For more, visit www.colignyplaza.com.

Rockfish Seafood & Steaks Live Entertainment: 6:30 p.m. Thursdays through Sundays through mid-Sept., 5 Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island. Experience this unique family seafood restaurant and bar that is located right near the beach. Offering fresh and local Lowcounty ingredients paired with craft beers and wines. Joseph Lawski the Magician on Thursdays, Vince Ruby on Fridays, Keith Ransom on Saturdays, and Jordan Sturm on Sundays. Visit www.bomborasgrille.com for more information.

Acting Classes at Charleston Stage: 4 p.m. - 5 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays, Sept. through Oct., 629 Johhnie Dodds Blvd. Ste 7, Mount Pleasant, SC. Sign up now for youth acting classes with Charleston Stage, one of the oldest and largest arts education programs in the region. Young people will develop performance and creative thinking skills that will serve them in whatever profession they one day choose. Students develop poise, movement, speaking, and acting skills as they explore improvisation, theatre games, character development and the many skills of professional actors. Visit www.charlestonstage.com for additional details.

Historic Zion Cemetery and Bayard Mausoleum: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, intersection of U.S. 278 and Mathews Drive. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the cemetery where Revolutionary War soldiers are buried. Learn about the oldest existing structure on Hilton Head Island and explore the location where planters antebellum church and muster house used to sit. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit www.HeritageLib.org.

Historic Ft. Mitchel in Hilton Head Plantation: 10 a.m. Thursdays, 65 Skull Creek Dr, Hilton Head Island. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the Civil War battery Skull Creek built to protect Port Royal Sound the Seabrook Coaling Station. $12 per adult, $7 per child. Registration required, call 843-686-6050 or visit www.HeritageLib.org.

Historic Tours by Bicycle: 10 a.m. Wednesdays, leaving from 137 Squire Pope Rd, Hilton Head Island.Take a ride along the waterfront corridor of Squire Pope Road and learn about Hilton Head Island’s unique and rich history of Native Americans, The Civil War, Reconstruction, the Gullah Community and more. Tour lasts about 1 & 1//2 hour, and is safe, casual and fun. Helmets required, bug spray and water suggested. Bring your own bike. $15 Adult, $10 Child, 10 and up only. Book online at www.HeritageLib.org.

Adult Wine and Paint Night at Art League Academy: 7 p.m.- 9 p.m. Thursdays, through Sept. 7, Art League of Hilton Head Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway. “Paint and Play,” an adult wine and paint night of fun entertainment for all skill levels. Relax, unwind and let the live music inspire your inner creativity as artist Kristin Griffis leads you step by step to create your own finished artwork. $40 includes all materials with guided instruction, wine and live music. Call 843-842-5738 for reservations. Visit www.artleaguehhi.org.

The Pearl Kitchen and Bar: 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. Dinner daily. Enjoy live entertainment Thursday through Saturday, 55 Calhoun St, Bluffton. The Pearl Kitchen & Bar will please your palate with the freshest of ingredients prepared in a manner that will excite, entice, and keep you coming back for more. For additional information call 843-757-5511 or visit www.thepearlbluffton.com.

Live Jazz at Ela’s Blu Water Grille: 7 p.m. Nightly and 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. during Sunday Brunch, ELA'S Blu Water Grille, Shelter Cove Harbour Shops, 1 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island. Hilton Head Island's award‐winning waterfront restaurant on Shelter Cove Harbour, features exceptional water views, fresh catch seafood, prime cut steaks, and a sophisticated atmosphere. For schedule and more information visit www.elasgrille.com.

Welcome Exhibition and Happy Hour Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina: 5:30 p.m. Monday nights (through October) 1 Harbourside Ln, Hilton Head Island. Tennis staff members & guests gather over cocktails to watch the pros play on Centre Court in Palmetto Dunes. Free, visit www.palmettodunes.com for more information.

Farmer’s Market of Bluffton:  1 p.m.-6 p.m. Thursdays, 1271 May River Rd. We’ve got more great reasons to visit! The Market is now open with additional public parking provided by the Town of Bluffton. We’ll be adding an Artisan Showcase on the first Thursday of every month to highlight a handful of local artists and their incredible lowcountry craftsmanship. Keep an eye out for fabulous new food and farm vendors this year and find your next favorite thing!  Real Food, Real People, Real Close. Visit www.farmersmarketbluffton.org for more information.

Savannah Culinary Tour: 1:30 p.m. Tuesday – Saturday, Savannah Historic District, Savannah, GA. Experience an exploration of Savannah’s deep association with fine food and drink in a two and a half hour tour that offers tastes of the very best of the Hostess City’s delectable cuisine. Join your certified tour guide on an afternoon journey that is delicious, informative, and fun. Adults $49, Military $45, children 12 and under $39. Reservations required, visit www.SavannahCulinaryTour.com or call 912-604-3007 for more information.

Meditation + Yoga: 9 a.m.- 10 a.m. Mondays, Hilton Head Library. Group meditation is a great way to get support and develop a mindfulness routine for a brand new, spotty, or long-time practice. Sit in silence for 30 minutes. New to the program is that the meditation is to be followed by a 45-minute yoga session, to draw from heightened awareness to practice mindful movement.  For meditation, use a chair or bring a cushion; for yoga, bring your mat.  Any- and everyone is welcome. Free, for more information contact Lauren Read at 843-255-6531, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.beaufortcountylibrary.org.

Freshwater Fishing: 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays & Thursdays, Sea Pines Resort,  32 Greenwood Dr, Hilton Head Island. Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve while fishing. Supplies provided. Reservations required; contact 843-842-1979. $19/adult, $14/child (ages 12 & younger) For additional information visit www.seapines.com.

The Jazz Corner: Nightly concerts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. The Village at Wexford C-1, Hilton Head.  The Jazz Corner's intimate, elegant atmosphere is the perfect setting to enjoy an evening of world-class entertainment enhanced by our innovative southern flavors menu and personal, attentive service. For concert schedules and more information, visit www.thejazzcorner.com, or call 843-842-8620.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. Experience afternoon tea at the most beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches, and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome $40.00 per person. Call Lou Anne Takach today to book your tea time, 843-757-6046.

Golf Clinics for all Ages: Times vary, Country Club of Hilton Head. Group and individual golf programs for adults and juniors led by PGA Professional Jeff Picus of Excel and Enjoy Golf Academy,To learn more or to register for any of these programs, contact Jeff Picus at 843-295- 8888 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Volunteer Biking Ambassadors Needed: The Hilton Head Island Bicycle Advisory Committee is seeking individuals to help foster a welcoming environment and enhance safety on Hilton Head Island bike paths. Volunteer bike ambassadors provide directions, maps, safety tips and flyers to visiting cyclists. Bike Ambassador Volunteers will work primarily during the busy summer season from May 28 to Aug. 6.  All volunteers must attend a training session held on either May 10 or June 7 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Palmetto Dunes Fire Station. For more information contact Carmen Oliver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SAVE THE DATE

OCT. 3 - 4

Symphony Under the Stars “Symphonic Soul”: Gates Open 6 p.m.  Concert Begins 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 3, and Wednesday, Oct. 4, Montage Palmetto Bluff, 477 Mt Pelia Rd, Bluffton. Join the orchestra under the baton of John Morris Russell as they bring you the music of Ray Charles, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Motown featuring the dynamic group, “DEAS GUYS”. Table groups use the concert themes to inspire costumes, table decorations and dinner menus as they compete for a variety of prizes. Tickets for table seating are $85 and $75, new additional seating options at $50 for concert seating, and the popular outside lawn seating is $25. Bring your lawn chair or blanket, add a picnic dinner and enjoy a great evening! Call 843-842-2055 for tickets to “Symphonic Soul” today! Visit www.hhso.org.

OCT. 5

“Adult Stem Cells, Medicine of the Future”: 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, Sonesta Resort, Shipyard Plantation, 10 Shipyard Dr. Open bar with hors d'oeuvres from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., lecture with Q & A 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Keith March, M.D., Ph.D. and Anthony Atala, M.D. presenting. For further information contact Elizabeth Hancock at 843-301-9090.

OCT. 5

A Lesson in Beauty: 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 5, Serendipity Medical Spa, 23 Main St., #102 Palmetto Office Suites, Hilton Head Island. Join in a fun and informative evening, for a younger, healthier you! One night only discounts and live demonstrations with David Vohrmor, M.D. $25 to reserve your space for the evening and can be applied towards any purchase during the evening. Call 843-342-2639 before Oct. 2 for reservations.

OCT. 21

Third Eye Blind at the Volvo Car Stadium: 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 21. Gates open at 6 p.m. 161 Seven Farms Drive, Charleston, SC. Tickets go on sale to the general public this Friday, August 4 at 10:00 a.m. Lowcountry Race for the Cure will receive a $2 donation for every ticket sold to their foundation from Third Eye Blind. Visit www.volvocarstadiumconcerts.com for more information.

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