Hilton Head Island Events

September 2014

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9/1/2014 - 12/29/2014
Honey Horn Nature Tour

Monday, Sep 1, 2014 - Monday, Dec 29, 2014
A guided tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum exploring natural sites and various gardens. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastalidscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/1/2014 - 12/29/2014
Honey Horn History Walk

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - Monday, December 29, 2014
2:00PM - 3:30PM

Travel back in time with the stories of Honey Horn's past 200 years. You'll learn about the planters, the northern hunters who visited in the winter, the islanders who worked on site and the Hack Family who lived at Honey Horn from 1950 until the late 1990s. This walk at the Coastal Discovery Museum will take you past the places they lived and worked. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/1/2014 - 10/27/2014
Butterfly Discovery

Monday, May 5, 2014 - Monday, October 27, 2014
3:00PM

Take a guided tour through the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Enclosure to get up close and personal with native butterflies,. Learn hands-on about the different stages of a butterfly's life cycle-see a living caterpillar and chrysalis! Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/1/2014
Sandbox at the Stables Family Fun Labor Day

Monday, September 1, 2014
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Join us on Labor Day for the 3rd Annual Sandbox at the Stables event! There will be live music, games, exhibitions, pony rides, concessions, and more! Admission is $5 and tickets for concessions and other activities are sold separately. Please visit www.thesandbox.org for additional information.

TheSandBox.org

9/1/2014
May River Preserve 5K

Monday, September 1, 2014
8:00AM

May River Preserve to Host Inaugural 5K Race and 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk Proceeds To Support Hope Medical Project for children in Haiti The first running event at the popular new Bluffton community will be held on Labor Day, Monday, September 1st. The 1-mile Fun Run/Walk is $15 for participants 13 and over. Runners/walkers 12 and under are free, with T-shirts available for an additional cost. To register, go to MayRiverPreserve.com.

843.247.9274

MayRiverPreserve.com

9/1/2014 - 12/16/2014
Southern Living Idea House at Palmetto Bluff

Saturday, June 28, 2014 - Tuesday, December 16, 2014
8:00AM

Make plans to visit the 2014 Southern Living Idea House situated in Bluffton-the Heart of the South Carolina Lowcountry. The house is open for tours from June 28-December 14, 2014 excluding Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Proceeds from tour tickets will benefit the Bluffton Boys and Girls Club and Bluffton Self Help.

The Southern Living Idea House is located in Palmetto Bluff. Palmetto Bluff is the essence of the South Carolina Lowcountry - a vast expanse of pristine land bounded by the May, Cooper, and New Rivers. Rich in wildlife and spectacular beauty it is graced by Montage Resorts' Inn at Palmetto Bluff, and a charming collection of town, country neighborhoods and South Carolina Luxury Vacation Home Rentals to call home.

Ticket price is 15.00 per person
Hours of operation 10-4pm Wednesday-Saturday
12-4pm on Sunday

800.501.7405

SouthernLiving.com

9/2/2014 - 11/13/2014
Exploring Pinckney Island

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - Thursday, November 13, 2014
9:00AM - 11:00AM

A brief historical and natural history overview is given 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. Reservations required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/2/2014 - 12/30/2014
The Island's Story

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Tuesday, December 30, 2014
3:00PM - 3:45PM

Learn from a docent at the Coastal Discovery Museum about our earliest residents, the plantation era, Gullah culture and about our modern development. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldisocvery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/2/2014 - 10/28/2014
Shelter Cove Farmers Market

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014
4:00PM - 7:00PM

The Shelter Cove Farmers Market will feature local produce vendors, artisans, crafters, food vendors, and much more. We will also have live music and during the summer months the market will close with the FIREWORKS Display over the Harbor. The market will have extended hours from 4pm-9pm from June 17th-August 12th.

843.681.7273

IslandRecCenter.org

9/2/2014 - 9/30/2014
Marine Science Expedition

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
10:00AM - 12:00PM

Join the Coastal Discovery Museum for a 2-hour marine science expedition aboard research vessel SPARTINA with Marine Biologist Captain Amber Kuehn. Participants will observe science in nature under microscope and display live organisms. Learn interesting and intricate facts about the biology of the Lowcountry waterway. A scientific explanation will accompany a trip through the marsh. From microscopic animals to dolphins, the possibilities are endless. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/2/2014 - 9/30/2014
Blue Crab Discovery

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - Tuesday, September 30, 2014
9:30AM - 11:00AM

Visit Jarvis Creek to learn about the life cycle and importance of the Atlantic Blue Crab. Participants will have a hands-on experience of harvesting, cooking, picking and tasting. Reservations are required by calling 843-689-66767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/2/2014 - 9/16/2014
Hilton Head Bar Crawl

Tuesday, Sep 2, 2014 - Tuesday, Sep 16, 2014
Travel to some of Hilton Head's best South End Bars! Crawl starts at Flat Bread Grill at 8pm. FREE Souvenir T-Shirt! Tickets are only $15

843.608.6965

TheHottestSpots.com

9/2/2014 - 11/12/2014
Cast Net Throwing

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Wednesday, November 12, 2014
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Learn how to throw a cast net from local angler Scott Moody. This hands-on program will show you the best way to learn to 'open that net' on every cast. Beginners are welcome. Bring your own net, or a loaner will be made available to you. Cost is $10 per person (fr ages 12 and older) and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/2/2014 - 10/4/2014
Summer Light

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - Saturday, October 4, 2014
8:00AM

The Society of Bluffton Artists presents "Summer Light," a lively collection of recent paintings by local artist Murray Sease, on display from September 2 through October 4. Sease is inspired by the vibrant local scene, especially the intense colors of the lowcountry in the summertime. She tries to catch the bustle of the farmers markets and the bountiful produce found there; the historic architecture, lush landscapes, beautiful wildlife, and some not-so-wild life--the odd farm animal and her family's chickens enjoying the cool shade and dappled sunlight. These feathered ladies are some of her favorite models. With exuberant brushstrokes and vivid colors, Sease strives for an impressionist feeling in her paintings--subjectively recording experiences by capturing fleeting impressions, emphasizing the immediate aspects of a scene. Winning first prize in the oil painting category at SOBA's 2014 Annual Judged Show and garnering regional interest in her art, Sease has found new confidence in her work and is excited to share her latest paintings with you. Please join us at a reception to meet the artist from 5 - 7 pm, on Friday, September 5, at the SOBA Gallery. Enjoy refreshments, "Summer Light," and the work of over 100 other member artists.

843.757.6586

SobaGallery.com

9/3/2014 - 12/31/2014
Forts of Port Royal

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014
10:00AM - 11:30AM

Learn about the area's early explorers and the importance of the island during the Civil War, Mitchelville, and the Steam Cannon. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/3/2014 - 12/17/2014
Birding at Pinckney Island

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014
7:30AM - 9:30AM

Participants will be led by an experienced bird watcher from the Coastal Discovery Museum around Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. With a combination of habitats including Salt Marsh, Maritime Forest and open fields, this site allows for participants to see many different species of birds. Depending on the time of year, diverse birds can be found including; Summer Tanager, Eastern Kingbird, Painted Bunting, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Egrets, Herons and many, many others. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/3/2014 - 4/29/2015
Ladies Night at Daniel's Restaurant & Lounge

Wednesday, Sep 3, 2014 - Wednesday, Apr 29, 2015
Women and Men enjoy great drink specials and dance the night away in a Miami Style Lounge every Wednesday.

843.608.6965

TheHottestSpots.com

9/3/2014
Lowcountry Dragonflies

Wednesday, September 3, 2014
3:00PM - 4:00PM

A presentation on the dragonflies inhabiting Hilton Head Island's lagoons. Learn how these fascinating insects feed, find mates, defend territories, and reproduce. After the program, an exploration of the dragonfly pond on the Coastal Discovery Museum's grounds will take place. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/4/2014 - 9/25/2014
Savannah Day Trip w/ Transportation Provided

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - Thursday, September 25, 2014
4:30PM

Enjoy a day in Savannah without the worry of driving or finding parking. Join The Hottest Spots on upscale transportation as we head to Savannah for a day in the city. We have spent time with Tour Companies, Restaurants, Shops and other businesses in the Savannah area to provide spectacular deals throughout the city. Soft Drinks and Waters will be provided but you are welcome to bring adult beverages on the bus since you don't have to worry about driving.

843.298.0594

TheHottestSpots.com

9/4/2014 - 11/30/2014
Lowcountry Critters - Meet and Greet

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
11:00AM - 2:00PM

This is a casual "Meet and Greet" to learn more about the alligators, snakes and other critters that share Hilton Head Island with us. Joe Maffo, owner and found of "Critter Management" will bring along some of his "friends" to share with everyone. Take this opportunity to walk-in and see these animals up close, take a picture and learn more about them. No reservations are required. Cost is $10 for adult, $5 for child.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/4/2014 - 12/18/2014
Hilton Head Bar Crawl - Park Plaza & Riley's Plaza Edition

hursday, August 14, 2014 - Thursday, December 18, 2014
8:00PM - 1:00AM

Our Coligny Bar Crawl on Tuesdays has become so popular we are now doing another Bar Crawl every Thursday through Park Plaza and Riley's Plaza (The Triangle)! Bar Crawls are fun for everyone over 21 and we are happy to provide this great experience. Join The Hottest Spots for a Bar Crawl every Thursday through Park Plaza and Riley's Plaza aka The Triangle on Hilton Head. Just like a pub crawl you will be crawling with a group of people that all have the same goal... to have the time of their life! Your guide will take you to 5 or more bars, at each bar everyone can join in on fun drinking games while they enjoy great Drink and Food Specials. CHECK IN THURSDAY AT CHARBAR IN PARK PLAZA 8:00-8:30 PM. Wear the Tuesday Bar Crawl T-Shirt and crawl for only $7! Bar Crawl Itinerary: Charbar Company - Live Music Electric Piano - Live Motown Music & Ladies Night Holy Tequila - Live Music by Latin Band, Pachanga The Board Room - Live Music The Lodge - Karaoke - We will spend an average of 45 minutes at each bar. - For more information call our office at 843-608-6965. - This is a walking crawl, we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.

843.298.0594

TheHottestSpots.com

9/5/2014 - 12/26/2014
Salt Marsh Discovery

Friday, January 3, 2014 - Friday, December 26, 2014
10:00AM - 11:30AM

As one of the most productive environments on the planet, the Salt Marsh functions as a filter and Nursery for the coast. During this hands on tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum, you will see live oysters, crabs and shrimp up-close. Learn how to trap and harvest blue crabs, how marsh plants adapt to the salt water, and why we should protect this interesting ecosystem. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/5/2014 - 10/31/2014
Plankton Discovery

Friday, Sep 5, 2014 - Friday, Oct 31, 2014
Indoor presentation about plankton and the role it plays in the salt marsh. Then you proceed to floating dock where participants will use a plankton collecting net to collect a plankton sample from the waters of Jarvis Creek.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/4/2014 - 10/17/2014
Daufuskie Island Getaway and Sunset Cruise

Friday, July 11, 2014 - Friday, October 17, 2014
4:30PM - 9:30PM

Getaway to a simpler time on Daufuskie Island at Freeport Marina. A great place to enjoy delicious local seafood on the porch at the Old Daufuskie Crab Company and drinks at their outdoor bar alongside the May River. Freeport Marina has lots to explore or if you're feeling adventurous you can rent a golf cart and roll down the old dirt roads of Daufuskie Island. The time spent on Daufuskie will melt away any stresses you may have just in time to enjoy a beautiful sunset on the water during your trip back to Hilton Head. This trip is a must do for anyone visiting Hilton Head Island. Adult Tickets: $45 Child Tickets: $35 Save $10 per ticket when purchased prior to Thursday. Call Sean at 843-298-0594 for more information or to purchase discounted tickets.

843.298.0594

TheHottestSpots.com

9/6/2014
Father and Son Poetry Reading

Saturday, September 6, 2014
10:30AM - 11:30AM

Former Hilton Head Island resident Fred Bassett and his son Michael, who currently lives on Hilton Head Island will team up for this free and open to the public reading. The Bassett men plan to take turns reading one or two poems at a time in order to have on-going discussion of their poetic styles and the different ways they approach the writing of a poem. No reservations are required.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/6/2014
Waterway Excursion Cruise

Saturday, September 6, 2014
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Explore the waterways around the Pinckney Island Forest Preserve on board the Tammy Jane. This 2 hour educational cruise will circumnavigate the Pinckney Island (Skull Creek and Mackay Creek). Learn about the salt marsh, maritime forest, barrier islands, and the history of Pinckney Island. A naturalist from the Coastal Discovery Museum on board will help with identifying any plants or animals that are visible. Cost is $35 (adult-oriented cruise) and registrations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/6/2014
BBQ & Bluegrass

Saturday, September 6, 2014
6:00PM - 9:00PM

This family-friendly BBQ & Bluegrass will be held on the grounds of the historic Heyward House. The Lowcountry Boil Band will be providing the live music at this event. While local food vendors will be there to offer BBQ and other food items. There will be activities and fun for all ages to partake in. If you have any other questions, please call the Heyward House at 843-757-6293.

843.757.6923

HeywardHouse.org

9/6/2014
Boys and Girls Club of Jasper County Charity Golf Tournament

Saturday, September 6, 2014
The Boys & Girls Club of Jasper County will host the first Jasper County Par 60 Charity Golf Tournament Saturday, Sept. 6 at Argent Lakes Executive Golf Course in Sun City.

843.379.5430


9/6/2014 - 11/30/2014
Shrimp Trawling Expedition

Saturday, September 6, 2014 - Sunday, November 30, 2014
Call for times

This interactive cruise will take you from Hudson's dock out into Port Royal Sound where you'll have a chance to see how a shrimp trawler works - and find out about all the critters that can be found in its nets. An informative and fun experience - plus, you'll have a chance to share in the 'catch' and might take some shrimp home! Cost is $40 adult $20 child; Reservations required: call 843-689-6767 ext. 223 or www.coastaldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/7/2014 - 11/2/2014
Brunch on the Water w/Live Music @ Ela's

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - Sunday, November 2, 2014
11:00AM - 2:00PM

Available Sundays from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., the brunch menu features our culinary team's modern spin on the classics - Eggs Benedict, Steak & Eggs, fabulous omelette choices, and our Blu-berry Stuffed French Toast - just to name a few. Of course, brunch would not be complete without trying one of our hand crafted cocktails. In addition to our regularly price creative cocktails, Sundays we offer a Bloody Mary Bar, Mimosas, and glasses of Champagne at a great "Sunday Brunch" price. As if great food, gorgeous water views, and our serene outdoor garden patio weren't enough, live music takes our brunch to the next level. Extremely talented local recording artist Bill Peterson plays keys most Sundays from 11-2pm. To view the brunch menu, visit us online at elasgrille.com. For reservations, please call ELA's Blu Water Grille at 843-785-3030.

843.785.3030

ElasGrille.com

9/9/2014 - 11/25/2014
Historic Sites on Hilton Head Island

Tuesday, September 9, 2014 - Tuesday, November 25, 2014
10:30AM - 11:30AM

From Ft. Mitchel to the Zion Chapel of Ease cemetery to the Baynard tabby ruins in Sea Pines, learn about the sites to see on Hilton Head Island. Leave with a map and information to guide you on your way.

843.686.6560

Heritagelib.org

9/13/2014
Run for the Brave

Saturday, September 13, 2014
8:00AM - 10:00AM

Heritage Golf will be hosting the First Annual "Run for the Brave" on September 13th 2014 at Palmetto Hall Clubhouse. This race will be benefiting "Operation Homefront", Operation Homefront assists military families during difficult financial times by providing food assistance, auto and home repair, vision care, travel and transportation, moving assistance, essential home items, and financial assistance. Wounded Warriors are a specific concern for Operation Homefront. That is why Operation Homefront has established Operation Homefront Village. The caregiver for wounded warriors also need help and that is why we formed Hearts of Valor. Operation Homefront supports every military family member. We host a gala each year that recognizes an extraordinary military child and we host multiple Homefront Celebrations each year to show our appreciation to military spouses. Heritage Golf Group has teamed up with Palmetto Running Company to organize and facilitate the event. We anticipate a large turnout of runners for this event.

843.681.1747


9/17/2014 - 9/14/2017
A Fisherman's Guide to Seafood in our Lowcountry Restaurants

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
3:00PM - 4:00PM

Learn about the best seafoods to order for your palette, health and your wallet when dining in our local restaurants and buying fish at our seafood distributors. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscvoery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/18/2014
Memory Matters Art Event

Thursday, September 18, 2014
6:00PM - 9:00PM

An Evening in Paradise Memory Matters will host our 15th Annual Art Show and Fundraiser on Thursday September 18, 2014. Come enjoy fine wine, excellent food, and great music. The best part of the evening is the art work created by program participants. Save the date. The show is from 6-9PM and will be held at our beautiful facility located at 117 William Hilton Parkway. Tickets are $40 and are on sale now. For more information call (843) 842-6688.

843.842.6688

MemoryMatters.org

9/18/2014
Formation of the Confederacy

Thursday, September 18, 2014
3:00PM - 4:00PM

John Keller will address the history of the formation of the Confederacy, utilizing his collection of 21 different flags flown by various groups during the Civil War. Keller will address the origins of the Confederacy and trace the history of many flags used by military regiments, state and local governments and the Confederacy. He will discuss the different flags' history, meaning and significance. Cost is $7 per person and reservations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coataldiscovery.org

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/19/2014
Bluffton Sunset Party Blufftemberfest

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Explore the waterways around the Pinckney Island Forest Preserve on board the Tammy Jane. This 2 hour educational cruise will circumnavigate the Pinckney Island (Skull Creek and Mackay Creek). Learn about the salt marsh, maritime forest, barrier islands, and the history of Pinckney Island. A naturalist from the Coastal Discovery Museum on board will help with identifying any plants or animals that are visible. Cost is $35 (adult-oriented cruise) and registrations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

843.757.8520

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/20/2014
Waterway Excursion Cruise

Saturday, September 20, 2014
9:00AM - 11:00AM

Explore the waterways around the Pinckney Island Forest Preserve on board the Tammy Jane. This 2 hour educational cruise will circumnavigate the Pinckney Island (Skull Creek and Mackay Creek). Learn about the salt marsh, maritime forest, barrier islands, and the history of Pinckney Island. A naturalist from the Coastal Discovery Museum on board will help with identifying any plants or animals that are visible. Cost is $35 (adult-oriented cruise) and registrations are required by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223.

843.689.6767

CoastalDiscovery.org

9/23/2014
Lowcountry Schools 1920 - 1970

Tuesday, September 23, 2014
5:30PM - 8:30PM

She received her bachelor's degree in history from Tulane University in New Orleans and her master's in public history from the University of South Carolina. Prior to moving to Texas, Rebekah was at the South Carolina State Historic Preservation Office where she worked in review and compliance, led the state tax credit program, and was involved in outreach/teacher education. 5:30 wine reception, 6:00 talk. Optional no-host dinner following the talk at Bomboras Grille, Coligny Plaza

843.686.6560

Heritagelib.org

9/24/2014
Exploring Irish Roots

Wednesday, September 24, 2014
1:30PM - 3:30PM

This class will explore a little bit of Irish history, to explain where the Irish came from---whether Celtic, Norman or Viking. We will briefly look at Irish immigration patterns to the U.S., including the famine years. We will talk about finding your Irish ancestors in this country, how to jump the pond back to Ireland, and will touch on research of those ancestors in Irish sources.

843.686.6560

Heritagelib.org

9/27/2014
Step Forward to Cure Tuberour Sclerosis Complex

Saturday, September 27, 2014
9:00AM

Have you always wanted to be a superhero? Now is your chance! You can make a difference in the lives of people suffering from a genetic disease called tuberous sclerosis complex by participating in this fun event. Meet us at 10 a.m. Sept. 27 at Jarvis Creek Park on Hilton Head Island for a walk around the creek. Registration begins at 9 a.m. Wear your favorite superhero costume, or come as you are. We will have refreshments, kids' activities, entertainment, and updates and information from the TS Alliance.

843.290.2741

Giving.TSAlliance.org

9/28/2014
Monthly Vegan Potluck

Saturday, August 23, 2014 - Sunday, September 28, 2014
5:30PM - 7:30PM

More about the sponsoring group, Lowcountry Vegan Community Outreach (LVCO): We are a local organization out to build vegan community through social, educational, and outreach efforts. Regular potlucks are a time to gather around vegan food, share cooking tips, and learn more about and support the vegan lifestyle. Events are open to all, from the veg-curious to long-time vegans and everyone in between. Opportunities for advocacy, including leafleting, demonstrating, and hosting educational programs, are all part of the plan. Please join us!

MeetUp.com

9/13/2014
Italian Heritage Festival

The Hilton Head Italian Heritage Festival will be held Saturday, September 13, 2014, 11 am 4 pm, at the Coastal Discovery Museum
at Honey Horn rain or shine. No pets please!

412.897.1148

IACHH.org

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