Spring is here and so are the daffodils at U Pick Daffodils! Check for blooms at (843) 368-1998 or www.upickdaffodils.com.
Art Workshops at the Society of Bluffton Artists’ (SoBA) Center for Creative Arts.
Ongoing workshops and events throughout the month. www.sobagallery.com.
Coastal Discovery Museum
Tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily throughout the month. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.
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 Farmers Market of Bluffton.
Hilton Head Island Bridal Show: Hampton Hall
February 18-March 2018: See all the best that Hilton Head has to offer in terms of the perfect vendors for their wedding. Taste cakes, view wedding portraits, and see the latest in bridal fashions, including bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses, tuxedos, and suits. (843) 842-7878 or email@example.com
Palmetto Bluff Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K
March 4: Hosted by the Palmetto Running Company to benefit the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. Race route goes through an intricate maze of rivers, islands and maritime forests. The marathon is on a USATF-certified course and a Boston Marathon Qualifier. After Party with live music, free beer and a free BBQ sandwich. (843) 815-1718 or palmettobluff.com.
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
March 5- March 11: 33rd Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival in The Sea Pines Resort. Celebrity chef showcases and cooking classes, wine education sessions, live entertainment, a Friday Night Grand Tasting and the Saturday Public Tasting in the Harbour Town Yacht Basin. Ticket prices vary for each event and can be found and purchased by going to hiltonheadwineandfood.com.
The Celtic Tenors
March 7- March 8: Performance at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. A night to remember with Celtic songs like the haunting “Danny Boy” and exhilarating classics. (843) 842-2787 or visit www.artshhi.com.
Lowcountry Pow Wow and Cultural Festival
March 10- March 11: Millstone Landing in Hardeeville from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Native American dancing, storytellers, a period encampment, food, crafts, demonstrations and vendors. Admission is $7 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; free for ages 5 and under. (843) 384-5551 or (912) 312-5538.
Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade
March 11: The 35th Annual Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at Coligny Circle at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Clowns, marching bands, floats, Shiners, dignitaries and animal contingencies make their way down Pope Avenue to Office Park Road, and end at Park Plaza. Enjoy floats and marching groups representing local businesses and charities, high school and university marching bands, the U.S. Marine Corps Band from Parris Island, pipe and drum bands, a procession of local dignitaries, and the always popular Shriners with their hilarious antics. (855) 287-7287 or hiltonheadireland.org.
Lowcountry Home & Garden Show
March 16-18: Presented by the Hilton Head Area Homebuilders Association at the Buckwalter Recreation Center. Hundreds of local home and garden experts provide insight and inspiration on home renovation, decoration and landscaping. Includes the Parade of Homes Tour and free workshops and seminars. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. 905 Buckwalter Pkwy. (843) 681-9240 or www.lowcountryhomeandgardenshow.com.
“Mary Poppins, Jr.”
March 15-17: Bluffton Youth Theatre at Hilton Head Preparatory School’s Main Street Theatre. Thursday and Friday at 7 p.m. and Saturday at 2 and 7 p.m. 3000 Main St. (843) 422-9660 or www.blufftonyouththeatre.org.
“Sounds of Austria”
First Presbyterian Church, 8 p.m presented by the Hilton Head Choral Society. The musical journey begins with Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s brilliant and celebratory “Coronation Mass” and ends with music from one of the most beloved musicals of all time, “The Sound of Music.” 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 341-3818 or www.hiltonheadchoralsociety.org.
Artists in Residence at Palmetto Bluff
March 19-24: Mick Matricciano of Cannonborough Beverage Co. in Moreland Village’s Artist Cottage. Stop by the Artist Cottage, Tuesday-Friday from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. to meet the Artist in Residence, a collaboration between Garden & Gun magazine and Palmetto Bluff. Ticketed events include the “Meet + Greet The Maker” on March 19; “Tom Collins Master Class” on March 22; and “Soda School” on March 23. www.palmettobluff.com
“Queen – A Night at the Opera”
March 22-24: Black Jacket Symphony at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. Queen’s fourth album in its entirety, including songs like “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “God Save the Queen,” “’39” and “Love of My Life.” (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com.
22nd Annual Hilton Head Wingfest
March 23-24: Hosted by the Island Rec. Center at Shelter Cove Community Park. Fri., 5:30-8:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Laser light show on Friday night with live music, a kid’s zone, wing competition and wing eating contest on Saturday. (843) 681-7273 or www.hiltonheadwingfest.com.
World’s Largest Yard Sale:
March 24: Hosted by The Island Packet in the parking lot at Hilton Head Island High School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Space rental is $55; admission is free. (843) 689-4811 or www.islandpacket.com/yardsale.
Gregg Russell Concerts
March 26-30: Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town, 7:30-9 p.m. A Sea Pines classic, Russell has entertained generations of adults and children for more than 40 years. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.
March 31: Presented by Coastal Pediatric Dentistry in Shelter Cove Community Park, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. An Easter Egg Hunt with bounce houses, a zip line, concessions and other entertainment. Free admission includes the Egg Hunt; concessions and children’s activities sold separately. (843) 681-7273 or www.islandreccenter.org.
Cirque-tacular Entertainment’s “World”
March 31: At the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. An off-beat, farcical trip around the globe with elite acrobats, artists and one-of-a-kind originals creating a quirky, exciting acrobatic show. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com.