Events on Hilton Head Island and Bluffton

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SUMMER CONCERT SERIES AT PALMETTO BLUFF

Enjoy a talented line-up of favorite local musicians on the beautiful village greens of the new Moreland Village. Entrance is $25 per car (load ‘em up!). Gates open at 5 pm. Shows start at 6:30 pm. Food and beverage will be available for purchase (cash only). June 4, July 9, Aug 6 at 5 p.m. in Moreland Village, Palmetto Bluff Village Greens. For more information, go to www.palmettobluff.com.

FARMERS MARKET OF HILTON HEAD

Date: Tuesdays 9 am - 1 pm  year round
Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island
Phone: (843) 689-6767224

Join us at the Coastal Discovery Museum for a Farmers Market. Take home fresh produce, pasture raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she carb soup and much more. “Shopping at the Hilton Head Farmers Market is about more than getting great food. It is also about meeting friends, strengthening our community, and rebuilding our local food economy.

GREGG RUSSELL SUMMER CONCERTS

Date: Wednesdays • 8:00PM - 9:30PM
Address: 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island

Over the years, Gregg Russell has become a Sea Pines classic. You’ll find him under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town entertaining adults and children alike. His concerts are not to be missed. 

FORTS OF PORT ROYAL

Date: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 • 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Address: Meets at Port Royal Golf Clubhouse Pt. Royal Plantation, Hilton Head island

See the sites where it all happened, from early explorers, through the Civil War and beyond, explore Mitchelville, Fort Walker, and the Steam Cannon with a docent from the Coastal Discovery Museum. Please, no children under 7 years of age. Wednesdays at 10 am.

Cost is $12 adult, $7 child (ages 7-12) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

MARSH TACKY TOUR

Date: Fridays • 2:00PM - 3:00PM
Address: Coastal Discovery Museum 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island

Join us at the Coastal Discovery Museum to learn about the Marsh Tacky horse, descended from horses brought to the Lowcountry in the 1500s. Thee are now around 300 Marsh Tackies left in existence. Learn about the history of these adaptable horses and take a trip to our historic barn. There you will meet the museum’s two resident horses, Comet and Hawk and learn about their care and conservation. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org/Calendar of Events

JOJO SQUIRREL & THE HOMEPICKLES AT THE TIKI HUT

Date: Saturdays • 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Address: 1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island

Come listen to our original house band JoJo Squirrell & The Home Pickles on the Beach at Tiki Hut. Made up of vocalists Mike Kavanaugh (Rhythm Guitar), Jevon Daly (Lead Guitar), Gary Pratt (Bass), and Jani St James (Drums), JoJo Squirrel performs classic rock and contemporary hits from the Beatles, Eagles, Rolling Stones, Grateful Dead, Doobie Brothers, Johnny Cash, Tom Petty, and many more to get you on your feet.

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SUMMER JAMS

Date: Tuesdays • 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Address: 39 Shelter Cove Ln, HIlton Head Island

The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night fireworks which start around 9 pm. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks!

TURTLE TROT 5K

Date: Wednesdays • 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Address: 14 Dunes House Lane, Hilton Head Island
Phone: (843) 785-1109

Palmetto Dunes’ summer race series starts its second season on Wednesday, April 3! Click here to register for the Turtle Trot 5K! These family-friendly run/walk events consists of two courses: 1) a beach course for weeks with a low tide – and, 2) a road course for weeks with a high tide. Both routes feature some of the best Palmetto Dunes has to offer by leading participants over our sand, under our tree canopy, and along our lagoon and lakes.

2019 Road Route Dates: April 3, April 17, June 19, July 3, July 17, July 31, August 14
2019 Beach Route Dates: April 10, April 24, June 12, June 26, July 10, July 24, August 7, August 21

Race proceeds benefit the Palmetto Dunes Cares Fund, a charitable giving initiative targeting the areas of health, environment, arts and culture, community development, and education within the greater Hilton Head area. For more information about registering, parking and shuttling services call 843-785-1109.

Hilton-head-island-tennisTENNIS PRO EXHIBITION

Date: Tuesdays • 5:30PM - 5:30PM
Address: Sea Pines Racquet Club 5 Lighthouse Ln, Hilton Head
Phone: (843) 363-4495

Join Sea Pines for an exciting tennis demonstration with valuable tips, refreshments, prize drawings and the traditional fishbowl sale.

DOLPHIN AND NATURE CRUISE

Take a boat trip on Broad Creek into Calibogue Sound. This museum-led tour will share information about the salt marsh, the sound and the dolphins and other creatures that live there. Location given when making reservation. Tour is $19 for adults, $13 for children ages 1-12. Reservations required. 3 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays.

MAY RIVER MARITIME CRUISE

See a true historic southern coastal village from the water. A captain who grew up here will point out Old Town Bluffton’s historic landmarks as you are surrounded by the beauty of the May River. Learn about the dolphins, oyster, shrimp, fish, sharks, sea birds and other inhabitants of this unique environment. Tuesdays and Thursdays. 10:30 a.m.-noon. $35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12). 

EXPLORE PINCKNEY ISLAND

9-11 a.m. Pinckney Island, between the bridges to Hilton Head Island. A brief historical and natural history overview is given by a Coastal Discovery Museum docent, followed by a walking tour of this National Wildlife Refuge, including salt marsh and maritime forest. Wildlife may include variety of birds, alligators and marsh inhabitants. $12 adult, $7 child ages 4-12.

BEACH YOGA

Coligny Beach in front of The Beach House Tiki Hut, and volleyball courts, parking across the street. Bring a friend, towel, hat, sunglasses and water. Family friendly. 9-10 a.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday through September 4. For more information, call Karen at 843-816-3777

THE JAZZ CORNER 

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. Nightly concerts at 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. The Village at Wexford C-1, Hilton Head. For more information, go to www.thejazzcorner.com or call 843-842-8620.

ROASTING ROOM LOUNGE AND LISTENING ROOM

The Lowcountry’s intimate music venue and bourbon bar. Weekly concerts. 1297 May River Road, Bluffton. For more information go to www.roastingroomlounge.com.

THE SOCIETY OF BLUFFTON ARTISTS PRESENTS “EXPECT THE UNEXPECTING”

Date: May 6-June 2, 2019
Address: 6 Church Street, Bluffton
Phone: (843) 705-6491

Well-known local artist Joy Lillith Hermann will exhibit a versatile curated show at The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) gallery from May 6-June 2. An opening reception and an opportunity to meet the artist will take place from 3-5 p.m. may 12 at the SoBA gallery, 6 Church Street in Old Town Bluffton. These events are free and open to the public.

41ST MAYFEST

Date: May 11, 2019 • 10am-5pm
Address: Calhoun Street, Bluffton

Free to attend. Concessions/Vendors may be additional charge. More than 200 artists and lots of food vendors come to Mayfest! There will be plenty of fun, games, music, family activites, great good, and arts & crafts. There will also be a legendary and very messy sugary pie eating contest! There will also be a kid’s doughnut eating contest and the 26th annual ugly dog competition. www.blufftonmayfest.com.

STAN SMITH SUPER SERIES

Date: May 17-May 19, 2019
Address: 5 Lighthouse Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Please join Stan Smith, Sea Pines Resort’s touring professional for the last 44 years, past champion of Wimbledon and the U.S. Open, and former U.S. Olympic men’s coach and his staff for a fun-filled weekend. The class will feature video analysis of your serve, stroke and strategy instruction, footwork and many practice drills. With a maximum student to pro ratio of 4:1, you are guaranteed a lot of personal attention. To reserve your space, please call the Sea Pines Racquet Club. $305/adults only. 

ALL SAINTS 2019 GARDEN TOUR

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Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019
Location: Hilton Head and Bluffton
Address: 3001 Meeting Street, Hilton Head, SC 29928
Phone: (843) 681-8333

Mark your calendars now for Saturday, May 18, 2019 for the 32nd All Saints Episcopal Church Garden Tour from 10am-4pm. The 2019 tour will feature seven private gardens on Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC and will provide inspiration for gardeners at all levels. Tickets are $35. Includes lunch served in the All Saints Church social hall from 11:00-2:00. Also at the church you will find a boutique, local artisans, master gardeners available to answer questions and a display of landscape items offered by Taylors Quality Landscape Supply & Nursery. All net proceeds from the Tour are donated to local charities. For further information look at our website www.allsaintsgardentour.com or call (843) 681-8333.

LEGALLY BLONDE - THE MUSICAL

legallyblDate: June 26, 2019-August 4, 2019
Address: Arts Center 14 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Phone: (843) 686-3945

Elle Woods appears to have it all. But, her life is turned upside down when her boyfriend Warner dumps her so he can attend Harvard Law. Packing up her trusty pooch, Bruiser, she bags herself a place at the prestigious Harvard Law School to try and win him back. With the support of her new friends she learns that you can be both smart and fashionable! Action-packed and exploding with memorable songs and dynamic dances - this musical is so much fun, it should be illegal! Tickets for preview performances June 26-27 are $40 for adults and $27 for children ages 5-15. Full priced tickets June 28-August 4 are $50 for adults and $37 for children ages 5-15.

JULY 4TH SUMMER JAMS

Date: Thursday, July 4, 2019 • 5:00PM - 9:30PM
Address: 39 Shelter Cove Ln, HIlton Head Island

The Island Recreation Association is proud to bring you a fun-filled, festive atmosphere with the highlight of the night fireworks which start around 9 pm. Kids of all ages can enjoy inflatable bounce houses and face painting for a minimal fee. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the fireworks! 

THE GULLAH REUNION FESTIVAL

Date: July 5-July 7, 2019 • 11:00AM - 12:00PM
Address: 139 Buck Island Road, Bluffton, SC 29910

The Gullah Reunion Festival is a four day fun-filled festival of art, food, music, storytelling, cultural demonstrations and more. An annual cultural heritage event celebrating an American cultural treasure, the Gullah Geechee Culture! A family friendly festival set in the picturesque town of Bluffton, South Carolina. For more information about the festival visit www.gullahreunionfestival.com.

THEATRE CAMP

Date: Session 1: July 22-26, Session 2: August 5-9 • 9:30AM - 3:30PM
Address: Arts Center 14 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
Phone: Alana Adams, 843-686-3945, ext. 205

Campers ages 9-14 will experience a mini-production and will not only be the cast, but will also be the production crew, learn how to understand and develop characters, create sets and props, and design costumes. They will perform for family and friends on Friday afternoon. Tuition $210. For registration online visit our website at www.artshhi.com. Click on the Education tab. If you have questions or need assistance with online registration, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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