MICHIGAN FOOTBALL ON SATURDAYS
Location: Mellow Mushroom
Address: Park Plaza
33 Office Park Road, Hilton Head Island
Come cheer on the Michigan Wolverines with the local University of Michigan alumni club. Wear your maize and blue. Kickoff at noon unless otherwise indicated, check the schedule online. www.alumni.umich.edu.
WEDNESDAY TASTINGS AT LE COOKERY
Date: Wednesdays •1-3 p.m.
Location: Le Cookery
Address: 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island
Stop in for Wednesday Tastings, where you can sample the chef’s choice and see a demo of the gadget of the week. Free. www.lecookeryusa.com.
DAUFUSKIE ISLAND HISTORY AND ARTISANS TOUR
This 4.5-hour Daufuskie Island trip by Outside Hilton Head provides a glimpse into a fascinating chapter of Lowcountry history on the undeveloped side of the island. Tour includes boat cruise from Hilton Head Island, U.S. Coast Guard-licensed captain and interpretive naturalist/historian guide, golf cart, light snack, and refreshment. $85. 800-686-6996 or www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
HILTON HEAD FARMERS MARKET
Date: Tuesdays • 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Location: Coastal Discovery Museum
Address: 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island
Phone: 843-689-6767, ext. 226
Take home fresh produce, pasture-raised chicken, free-range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she-crab 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 community, and rebuilding the local food economy. www.coastaldiscovery.org.
FARMERS MARKET OF BLUFFTON
Date: Thursdays • 2-6 p.m.
40 Calhoun St., Bluffton
Fresh, locally grown vegetables, fruits, flowers, plants and herbs abound at the Farmers Market of Bluffton, a weekly community event where locals and tourists gather not only to buy excellent produce but also to enjoy delicious food, listen to entertainment, and relax with friends.
GARVIN-GARVEY HOUSE TOURS
Date: Tuesdays & Thursdays • 10 a.m.-4 p.m. (By appointment)
Location: Oyster Factory Park
Address: 63 Wharf St., Bluffton
Visit the newly restored Garvin-Garvey House for a guided tour. $5. www.townofbluffton.sc.gov.
TEA TIME AT ROSE HILL MANSION
Date: Tuesdays • 2 p.m.
Location: Rose Hill Mansion
Address: 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton
Experience afternoon tea at a beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome; reservations are required. $40 per person.
ADULT PAINT AND PLAY
Location: Art League Academy
Address: 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island
Paint and Play is an adult wine and paint night of fun entertainment for all skill levels — no experience needed. Relax, unwind and let out your inner creativity as artist Kristin Griffis helps you create your own finished piece of artwork. www.artleaguehhi.org.
FISHING & CRABBING LESSONS
Date: Saturdays • 4 p.m.
Location: Rowing & Sailing Center
Address: 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island
Ben Green with Mt. Calvary Missionary Baptist Church on Squire Pope Road will offer a free missionary program that teaches children fishing and crabbing skills.
GUIDED TOURS OF HEYWARD HOUSE MUSEUM AND WELCOME CENTER
Date: Mondays-Fridays • 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
& Saturdays • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: Heyward House Museum and Welcome Center
Address: 70 Boundary St., Bluffton
The museum offers guided tours of the four-room Carolina farmhouse and two outbuildings, which are filled with interesting artifacts and furnishings from the late 1800s into the 1920s. Tours last 45 minutes to an hour and are offered as visitors arrive unless previously scheduled. $10; reservations required for groups of 10 or more. www.heywardhouse.org.
PEDEGO ELECTRIC BIKE RENTAL
Location: Outside Hilton Head
Address: 50 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island
Rentals are available at: Outside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove; a kiosk at The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa; and Moreland Bike Shop in Palmetto Bluff. Two-hour Pedego bike tours leave from The Plaza at Shelter Cove. Cruise up to 20 mph for many miles. Price ranges from $40 to $45. www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
SALTY DOG HAPPY HOUR CRUISE
Date: Daily • 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
Location: The Salty Dog
Address: South Beach, Hilton Head Island
An early happy hour cruise option. The full bar and gallery onboard will be open during this 90-minute boat ride around Calibogue Sound. Prices range from $15 to $24. www.saltydog.com.
FREE GOLF CLASS & EXHIBITION
Date: Mondays • 4-4:50 p.m.
Location: Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Course
Address: 7 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island
A golf clinic and demonstration at Palmetto Dunes’ Robert Trent Jones course. Ask questions to former PGA Tour player Doug Weaver and staff. The class is hands-on, interactive and all skill levels will benefit. Free. www.palmettodunes.com.
Date: Wednesdays and Fridays • 7:30 a.m.
Location: Shelter Cove Marina
Address: 1 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island
A 90-minute standup paddleboard yoga session. Yoga class with rental is $40; bring your own paddleboard and class is only $15. www.outsidehiltonhead.com.
SOCIAL BRIDGE AND SUPERVISED PLAY
Date: Fridays • 10 a.m.-noon
Location: Hilton head Island Bridge Club
Address: 95 Mathews Drive (Port Royal Plaza Center) Hilton Head Island
An opportunity for players to improve their game and meet new partners in a casual, relaxed environment. $10; free for Junior Bridge members.
SARAH ANSBOURY PICKLEBALL CLINIC
Date: Tuesdays • 6-7:30 p.m.
Location: Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center
Address: 6 Trent Jones Lane, Hilton Head Island
Skills and game play to help improve your pickleball game. $35 per person. www.palmettodunes.com.
FRIDAY SOCIAL DANCING
Date: Fridays • 6-9:30 p.m.
Location: Dolphin Head Golf Club
Address: 59 High Bluff Road, Hilton Head Island
Hilton Head Island Shag Club: Anyone who loves to dance is invited to attend — ballroom, swing, country, line, singles and out-of-towners are welcome. $5 per person. www.hiltonheadshagclub.com.
OPEN MIC NIGHT
Date: Last Thursday of the month • 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: Mikki’s Café
Address: 70 Marshland Road, Hilton Head Island
Bring something short to share, or just come to listen, dine and enjoy music by the Hilton Head Jammers. www.islandwritersnetworkhhi.org.
BIKE TOURS IN HISTORIC DISTRICT
Date: Wednesday • Starting at 10:00 a.m.
Location: The Rowing and Sailing Center
Address: 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head, SC 29928
You can enjoy a three-mile casual, safe and fun bike tour through some of the Island’s most captivating historic sites. See the fishing co-op where Islanders once farmed, feasted and fended off the chemical company BASF, the hallowed ground of a Gullah cemetery, an Indian Shell Enclosure, the tabby ruins located on a former plantation and visit with volunteers from the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island to learn more about the “little blue house” history and restoration efforts. Bring bug spray, sunscreen, and water. $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD (ages 10+) with your own bike. $25/ADULT • $20/CHILD if bikes are provided. Registration required, visit heritagelib.org/Tours.
KAYAKING JARVIS CREEK
Date: Tuesday through Thursday • 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Location: Jarvis Creek Water Sports
William HIlton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Join a certified guide for a closer look at the salt marsh aboard a stable, touring kayak. Venture into creeks and inlets to view local wildlife, such as wading birds and dolphins. Cost is $32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult). Reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext. 223
FAT TUESDAY ~ A CELEBRATION OF NEW ORLEANS & BEYOND…
Date: Tuesdays • 7:30 p.m.
Location: The Jazz Corner
Address: 1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
The Jazz Corner Ensemble features pianist ERIC JONES, bassist DAVE MASTELLER and percussionist CHRIS RUSSELL with rotating special guests including saxophonist DEAN ST. HILLAIRE, trumpeter JAMES BERRY and more.
THE ARTIST’S GALLERY AT ISLAND RECREATION CENTER
Date: Sep 15, 2019 8:30 a.m. - Feb 1, 2020 4:00 p.m.
Location: Island Recreation Center
Address: 20 Wilborn Rd, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926
Visual art gallery comprised of local artists who live or work on Hilton Head Island.
JOJO SQUIRREL & THE HOMEPICKLES AT THE TIKI HUT
Date: Saturdays • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Location: Tiki Hut
Address: 1 S. Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928
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.