• February 2020 in Hilton Head

    Feb. 1 Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Youth Concerto Competition: 1:30 p.m. Feb. 1; SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Rd., Hilton Head Island; $15 at www.hhso.org. Through Feb. 1 ‘It’s Hip to be Square’: Jan. 6 to Feb. 1, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Jan. 10; Society of Bluffton Artists gallery; info: www.sobagallery.com, 843-757-6586. Exhibition of artwork from more than 50 Bluffton and May River high school students; proceeds benefit Naomi McCracken Scholarship for students who plan to pursue an art-related degree. Feb. 2 ‘John Sheppard in Recital’: 2 p.m. Feb. 2; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton; suggested donation $20; info: 843-837-3330, www.uulowcountry.org. Feb. 4 Real estate workshop series: Downsizing workshop: 3:30-5:30…

  • December 2019

    THROUGH DEC. 21 SANTA VISITS SHELTER COVE: Santa and Mrs. Claus will greet children and take photos. Free. 5-7 p.m., Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3090 or www.sheltercovetownecentre.com. THROUGH DEC. 31  HOLIDAY LIGHTS AT SHELTER COVE: Enjoy holiday lights all season long at this spectacular display. Free. Shelter Cove Towne Centre, 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.sheltercovetownecentre.com. THROUGH JAN. 1  HARBOUR TOWN LIGHTS: Stroll along the harbor and enjoy illuminated seasonal figures and a towering Christmas tree. Featuring live entertainment and activities throughout the month. Free. Harbour Town, 149 Lighthouse Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-842- 1979 or www.seapines.org. DEC. 1  BROAD CREEK CLEAN UP: Join The Outside Foundation for…

  • October 2019 – Events Around Hilton Head

    Sometimes you might want to take a break from the beach.  If so, there is always something going on either on the island or across the bridge in Bluffton.  Here are a few ideas for October, 2019: OCT. 1 STATE OF THE REGION: Joe Riley, one of America’s longest-serving mayors, will be the keynote speaker at the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce’s 24th annual State of the Region luncheon, which will also feature updates from local government officials. Cost is $55 for chamber members, $65 for future members. 11 a.m., Hilton Head Marriott Resort & Spa, 1 Hotel Circle, Hilton Head Island. www.hiltonheadblufftonchamber.org. OCT. 1-2 SYMPHONY UNDER THE STARS: “R.E.S.P.E.C.T: A Tribute…

  • September 2019 Around Hilton Head

    Never let it be said that there is nothing to do on Hilton Head!  If you are looking for something other than the beach and fantastic dining, here are some ideas: THROUGH SEPT. 8 Beaufort Restaurant Week: Participating restaurants in Beaufort, Port Royal and the Sea Islands will offer special priced menus in celebration of restaurant week. Discover new dining hot spots or re-visit a few of your favorites. www.beaufortsc.org. THROUGH SEPT. 13 Nikon Small World Competition: The Coastal Discovery Museum will host the 44th annual Nikon Small World Competition. Stop by the exhibit to see how the winners of the competition unveil the microscopic beauty hidden from the naked eye. Free. 9…

  • August 2019 Around Hilton Head

    THROUGH AUG. 4 “Legally Blonde: The Musical”: A fun and award-winning musical based on the movie “Legally Blonde” traces the challenges faced by a young female lawyer. Shows are 8 p.m. through Aug. 4; tickets are $50 for adults and $37 for children ages 5-15. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. 843-686-3945, ext. 206, or www.artshhi.com. THROUGH AUG. 9Tormenta FC Academy Soccer Camp: Learn the game of soccer through individual and group instruction. $125 fee for half-day camp for ages 3-14 includes shirt; $250 fee for full-day camp for ages 7-14 includes shirt and soccer ball. Half-day program is 9 a.m.-noon; full-day program is 9 a.m.-3 p.m.…