Tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily throughout the month. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.
22nd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
22nd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration at various locations. This month-long celebration will be showcasing the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island with art exhibitions, gospel concerts, festivals, tours, lectures and more. (843) 255-7304 or www.gullahcelebration.com.
Farmers Market of Bluffton
Bluffton hosts its weekly farmer’s market. Shop for fresh and local produce both organic and traditional. A variety of plants and flowers, nuts, herbs, honey, dairy, eggs, meat, and seafood can be found. Various specialty items such as kettle corn, spices, coffee and tea, smoothie boosters, jams, dips, and chutneys are available. Sweets, chocolates, and freshly baked goods and pastries are also offered for purchase. Sprouted breads, granolas, fresh pasta, sauces and more are available! Enjoy shopping locally in beautiful Bluffton on Calhoun Street! (843) 415-2447 or www.farmersmarketbluffton.org.
2018 Sea Pines Junior Heritage Golf Tournament
February 3-4: Featuring some of the country’s finest junior golfers on the Atlantic Dunes by Davis Love III and the Harbour Town Golf Links. Spectators welcome. (843) 363-8385 or www.juniorheritage.com.
A Taste of Gullah at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
February 3: A celebration of Native Island culture and heritage with Lowcountry food including barbecue ribs, conch stew, shrimp and grits, rice and beans and okra gumbo, with live entertainment at noon. Free admission; food and beverages are available for purchase. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com.
Annual 5K Run/Walk the Okatie Ale House
February 4: 5K Run/Walk, Kids Fun Run and Golf Cart Decorating Contest to benefit Thon, the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon to conquer Pediatric Cancer. Beer, water, soda and chili available after the event. (843) 757-1010 or runsignup.com.
The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina presents “Dial M for Murder”
February 6-25: The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina presents Frederick Knott’s Tony Award-winning classic thriller, “Dial M for Murder.” Tony Wendice married his wife for her money and now plans to murder her for the same reason. He arranges the perfect murder…or so he thinks. (843) 842-2787 or artshhi.com.
2018 Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon, & 8K
February 9: Starting at Jarvis Creek Park, 8 am. A scenic certified course for all standard male and female race divisions taking participants through two parks and over the Broad Creek. Post-Race Party following the race. A portion of the proceeds will benefit local charities. (843) 757-8520 or bearfootsports.com.
The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents Beethoven’s “Eroica”
February 11: Featuring Ray Ushikubo, the 2017 Hilton Head International Piano Competition winner, at First Presbyterian Church at 5 pm. (843) 842-2055 or www.hhso.org.
Monthly meeting of the Palmetto Quilt Guild
February 15: Monthly meeting at the Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort at 1:00 pm. “Symmetry & Surprise: The Kaleidoscope as Design Inspiration” program with Paula Nadelstern. Guests are welcome. (304) 543-6529 or www.palmettoquiltguild.org.
Third Annual Bluffton Ball: Fire & Ice
February 17: Presented by Covert Aire from 5:00-11:00 pm., at Pinckney Hall in Sun City. A yearly celebration of Bluffton’s best, the ball is for community members and leaders to honor local businesses and individuals who have contributed to our wonderful Bluffton Community by presenting them with the Bluffton Business Awards. email@example.com.
Love That A Cappella
February 17: Presented by award-winning Hilton Head Shore Notes chorus directed by Faye McLanahan at the Seahawk Cultural Center at 7:00 pm. www.hiltonheadshorenotes.com
11th Annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival
February 19-25: A weeklong culinary and cultural tourism event showcasing top chefs, mixologists, sommeliers, local seafood, artisans, live music and wildlife. Full list of events at hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com.
Arrhythmia Alliance: All Hearts Matter 5K Run/Walk
February 24: First Annual Arrhythmia Alliance All Hearts Matter 5K Run/Walk at 9:00 am. Experience Bluffton’s beautiful scenery as you compete for one of the many awards given for this fun and competitive race. Proceeds will go directly towards #BlufftonHeartsMatter campaign to place Automatic External Defibrillators within and around Bluffton community. Registration https://runsignup.com/Race/SC/Bluffton/AllHeartsMatter5K.
Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Porgy and Bess in Concert”
February 25-26: Set in the 1930s in an African-American Charleston neighborhood known as Catfish Row, Porgy and Bess centers on the tragic love story of the cripple beggar Porgy, the beautiful cocaine addict Bess, and her abusive partner Crown and features such iconic songs as “Summertime,” “It Ain’t Necessarily So” and “I Got Plenty of Nothing.” (843) 842-2055 or visit www.hhso.org.