Ongoing: Learn how to play Pickleball, the fastest growing
sport in the country, with daily clinics and round robins at
the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront
Resort. Courts and equipment available to rent. Reservations
are recommended, call (866) 242-3169 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.
November: 1,8,15,22,29: Get out with a docent from the
Coastal Discovery Museum on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. to see the
Forts of Port Royal - the sites where it all happened, from
early explorers through the Civil War and beyond, explore Mitchelville,
Fort Walke, and the Steam Cannon. Please, no children under
7 years of age. Forts of Port Royal meets at the Port Royal
Golf Clubhouse and is $12 for adults, $7 for children (ages
7-12 only) and reservations are required by calling (843) 384-0959
or going online to coastaldiscovery.org
November 1,9,15,29: The Coastal Discovery Museum will
host Birding at Pinckney Island, a bird watching program led
by experienced bird watchers from the museum, on select days
at 7:30 a.m. The walk will include the combination of habitats
at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. These varying areas allow
participants to see many different species of birds. Several
species of shore birds can usually be seen in the mud flats
in the salt marsh, while many species of wading birds could
potentially be seen around the marsh and fresh water lagoons.
Depending on the season, diverse birds can be spotted: Summer
Tanager, Eastern Kingbird, Painted Bunting, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker,
Egrets, Herons and many, many others. The outing is from 7:30-9:30
a.m. and space is limited (ages 12 and older). Participants
are asked to bring their own binoculars and the program will
be canceled in case of rain. The program is $12 per person and
reservations are required by calling (843) 689-6767 ext. 223
or online at coastaldiscovery.org.
November 1- 10: "Crescendo - Celebrating Arts, Culture
and History: The Heart and Soul of the Lowcountry" sponsored
by the Arts and Cultural Council of Hilton Head at various locations.
A regional event organized in honor of National Arts & Humanities
month showcasing the vast array of arts, artists, authors, culture
and history organizations. For a complete list of events, visit
OnGoing: Alligator & Wildlife Boat Tour with H2O
Sports in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Get an up-close view
of indigenous plant and animal life, including the American
alligator, on a one-hour guided boat tour. Reservations are
required, call (843) 671-4386 or visit h2osports.com.
Tuesday-Sunday: Gullah Heritage Trail Tours through 10
Native Islander neighborhoods established during the Civil War.
Tours are Tues.-Sat. at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Sun. at noon.
departing from the Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr.
(843) 681-7066 or gullaheritage.com.
Wednesdays: Historic Bike Tours for ages 10 and older
led by the Heritage Library along Squire Pope Road, 10 a.m.
Family-oriented bike tours of historic sites and local history.
Advance ticket purchase required, call (843) 686-6560 visit
November 1,8,15,22,29: Go on a guided exploration of the
Coastal Discovery Museum grounds and its seasonal highlights
on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. This tour will take you onto the board
walks to explore the salt marsh and the many creatures that
live there. You will visit the Karen Wertheimer Butterfly Habitat
(seasonal), a carnivorous plant garden and the Heritage and
camellia gardens (seasonal) to view some of the most relevant
plants that have been used by Lowcountry inhabitants through
time. The Honey Horn Nature Walk is $10 for adults and $5 for
children (ages 4-12). Reservations are required by calling (843)
689-6767 ext. 223 or going to coastaldiscovery.org.
Monday - Saturday: Available in the bar only between
5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., enjoy a tasting of three tasty small plates
paired with three premium wines. The menu changes every Monday
so check our website each week to view the current menu. Reservations
are strongly recommended. Please note that bar reservations
must be made by calling the restaurant directly! $19 (plus tax
and gratuity). Reservations are strongly recommended. Orleans
Plaza, 37 New Orleans Rd. (843) 785-6272 or michael-anthonys.com.
November 3: Enjoy Free Family Fun Night at The Sandbox
the First Friday of the month With fun games and activities,
special arts and crafts plus light refreshments for dinner,
this fun night designed to bring families together isn't to
From 5:30-7:30 p.m., the museum is open with free admission
to all visitors Depending on the weather let the kids take a
bounce in the Bounce House, build big with the Big Blue Blocks
or get creative and crafty. An engaging easy evening! Come meet
us, see what The Sandbox is about. For more information about
the Free Family Fun Nights at The Sandbox, call (843) 842-7645
or go to thesandbox.org.
November 4-5: Inaugural Low Country Tiny House Show presented
by New South Living, LLC in Shelter Cove Community Park. Sat.,
9 am.-6 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Several builders showcase
their uniquely designed tiny homes. A portion of the proceeds
from ticket sales benefit DragonBoat Beaufort. 39 Shelter Cove
Ln. $20 for 1 day, $35 for 2 days, Children under 12 are FREE.
Advance tickets may be purchased online livetinylc.com.
November 5,12,19,26: Head to the Salty Dog Café
in South Beach Marina for some great afternoon music featuring
Bruce Crichton! Bruce will perform on the deck from noon-3 p.m.
Sunday. For more information, call (843) 671-2233
November 5: See a jazz performance the first Sunday
of each month at the world-class Harbour Town Clubhouse 5-7
p.m.! This performance series offers a unique opportunity to
enjoy modern and classic jazz and dancing in one of Hilton Head
Island's most beautiful venues. Specialty drinks, beer and wine
will be available for purchase. Guests must be 21 years of age
or older. Tickets are sold at the door for $15 per person. For
more information, call (843) 671-2031.
Mondays: "Where Does the Power Come From?"
complimentary golf clinic and exhibition led by former PGA Touring
Pro Doug Weaver on the Robert Trent Jones Course in Palmetto
Dunes, 4 p.m. (843) 785-1138 or palmettodunes.com.
November 6-12: One of Savannah's most anticipated fall
events, the Savannah Food & Wine Festival, is returning
November 6-12, 2017 to celebrate wine and culinary creations
at iconic and historic coastal venues. The Savannah Food &
Wine Festival will bring leading culinary professionals, winemakers,
sommeliers and celebrity chefs from around the Southeast to
Georgia's First City. From cooking demonstrations to special
dinners with celebrity chefs, and the Taste of Savannah (the
most popular and highly anticipated event) on Saturday, November
11 at the Georgia State Railroad Museum, there will be something
for everyone who loves food and wine! For more information about
The Savannah Food & Wine Festival, call (912) 232-1223 or
go to savannahfoodandwinefest.com.
Ongoing: Enjoy Happy Hour Crazy Crab Style daily in the
bar at The Crazy Crab overlooking Jarvis Creek. Food and drink
specials and one of the best sunset views on the Island. 104
Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-5021 or thecrazycrab.com.
November 10 - 19: Celebrate the beginning of the holiday
season with the Hilton Head Dance Theatre's production of The
Nutcracker for a performance the whole family will enjoy! Join
us this November for a spectacular treat of dance and music.
Show Times: Nov 10 & 11, 17 & 18 at 7:30 p.m. Weekend
matinee, Nov 12 & 19 at 2:30 p.m. Seahawk Cultural Center,
Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Rd. For more information:(843)
842-3262 or hiltonheaddance.com.
November 10: "The Bonfire" fundraiser in the
Sea Pines Forest Preserve, 4:30-7:30 p.m. Cocktails, a Lowcountry-inspired
menu, live music and a silent auction to benefit capital replacement
projects in the preserve. Tickets are $75/person; advance purchase
required. (843) 671-1343 or seapinesliving.com.
November 10 -11: Get ready to shuck and slurp at the
Oyster Festival, Nov. 10-11, 2017 at Shelter Cove Community
Park. All you can eat steamed local oysters, lowcountry boil,
pulled pork, seafood chowder, chili and more await! Enjoy live
music and football 5-8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10. Then come again
on Saturday from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. for more live entertainment,
a kid zone, holiday craft show, marshmallow roasting and Sports
Lounge for those fall football games! Early admission to Friday's
events is $25/person. After Wednesday, Nov. 8 admission is $30/person.
Admission to Saturday's events is $7 and children 10 and under
are free. For more information about this annual festival, go
November 12: Ailey II Dance Company is universally renowned
for merging the spirit and energy of the country's best young
dance talent with the passion and creative vision of today's
most outstanding emerging choreographers. Dance Magazine calls
Ailey II "second to none," and The New York Times
declares, "There's nothing like an evening spent with Ailey
II, the younger version of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater."
Ailey II was originally founded in 1974 as the Alvin Ailey Repertory
Ensemble, as an educational extension of the fabled Alvin Ailey
American Dance Theater. 2 p.m. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina,
14 Shelter Cove Lane. Tickets are $56. Box Office: (843) 842-ARTS
November 14: join Robert Mondavi Jr. for a wine dinner
at the Heritage Room located at the Harbour Town Clubhouse Tuesday,
Nov. 14 at 6:30 p.m. A fourth generation Napa Valley winemaker,
Rob Mondavi Jr.'s immersion in wine began more than 30 years
ago. Limited seating available; reservations required. Admission
$125 per person. Call (843) 363-8380 to RSVP.
November 17: From seafood to southern dishes to barbecue
and desserts, there's something to please every palate at Taste
of the Season. Sample the very best of what Hilton Head Island
and Bluffton restaurants have to offer. This year's annual Lowcountry
celebration of local cuisine will be under the stars, tented
on the green of just-expanded driving range of the Country Club
of Hilton Head. The ever-popular silent auction has great gifts
and getaways, and a DJ will provide entertainment. The VIP Experience
includes an exclusive tent, private catering and bar, preferred
parking, and more! Taste of the Season general admission is
$65 and VIP tickets are $125. For more information contact,
Dorothy Guscio at firstname.lastname@example.org
or (843) 341-8379.
November 18: The Italian-American Club of Hilton Head
Island will fight to break the Guinness World Record for The
World's Largest Meatball at Shelter Cove Community Park. The
current record holder weighed in at a hefty 1,110 lbs, 7.84
oz! This one-day event on Hilton Head Island will blast off
with THE MEATBALL RUN, a 5K race culminating at Shelter Cove
Community Park, the location for the Meatball Madness Fest.
Guests are invited to attend the BRAWL OF THE BALLS, a competition
for local restaurants and organizations to battle to be titled
the area's Best Meatball in 3 distinct categories. Lastly, for
those who are willing to put their speed-eating skills to the
test, we will have a fierce MEATBALL EATING CONTEST. For more
information about The World's Largest Meatball Challenge, see
the Facebook event page or go to iachh.org.
November 18: The Jazz Corner's 13th Annual Charity Golf
Tournament "Striving to Keep Music Alive in Our Schools"
on the Arthur Hills Course in Palmetto Dunes, 10 a.m. Proceeds
benefit the Junior Jazz Foundation to support jazz preservation
through education and performance of the American art form of
jazz. To register or make a donation, call (843) 842-8620 or
November 19: Pedal Hilton Head Island, the largest bike
event in the Lowcountry, returns this year with a completely
transformed event that will take riders for the first time all
the way around the Island and beyond. From the hard-packed sands
of Coligny Beach to bridges, Pinckney Island, the flyover, and
the roads and bike paths in between, get ready for a spirited
ride around Hilton Head Island with 100% of funds going to the
Boys & Girls Club of Hilton Head Island. For details and
registration information, visit pedalhiltonheadisland.org.
November 22- 25: Marvel at the fall colors and abundant
plant and wildlife while enjoying the Thanksgiving Wagon Ride
through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve every day from Nov. 22-25,
2017. Refreshments and cookies will be provided before the tour.
Reservations are required and $15 for adults and $12 for child
(ages 12 & younger).
Tuesday, November 22 - 3 p.m. & 4:15 p.m.
Wednesday, November 22 - 3 p.m. & 4:15 p.m.
Thursday, November 23 - 10 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
Friday, November 24 - 3 p.m. & 4:15 p.m.
Saturday, November 25 - 10 a.m. & 11:15 a.m.
For more information about the Thanksgiving Wagon Ride, call
The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843) 842-1979
or go to seapines.com
November 23: kick off your holiday festivities with the
Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt in The Sea Pines Resort from 9-11:30
a.m. $25 per family. Reservations are required for this fun,
family-friendly activity and can be made by calling (843) 842-1979.
Reservations must be made prior to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov.
22, 2017. For more information about the Thanksgiving Scavenger
Hunt, contact The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at
(843) 842-1979 or go to seapines.com
November 23: Community Thanksgiving Dinner organized
by St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church at Hudson's
Seafood House on the Docks. All are welcome to share turkey,
dressing and all the trimmings at this free dinner. Donations
are greatly appreciated and benefit The Deep Well Project and
Bluffton Self Help. Volunteers are needed. 1 Hudson Rd. (843)
505-1370 or www.communitythanksgiving.com.
November 24: Watch former No. 1 player in the world Stan
Smith in action at The Sea Pines Resort's annual Thanksgiving
Pro Tennis Exhibition on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 at 2:30 p.m.
Receive valuable tips, enjoy complimentary refreshments and
win prizes in the raffle! They kindly ask that guests bring
a canned good to benefit the Deep Well Project. For more information
about the Stan Smith Thanksgiving Pro Tennis Exhibition &
Happy Hour, call The Sea Pines Racquet Club at (843) 363-4495
or go to seapines.com
November 24: Head over to the Sea Pines Forest Preserve
on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. for the 15th Annual
Fishing Tournament. Fish for catfish, bass and bream on Fish
Island and try to win a prize in one of our tournament categories.
There will also be hot dog and marshmallows roasting around
a fire. Reservations are required and tickets are $10 and $15
per person ($10 does not include a fishing pole and $15 does
include one). For more information about the Annual Fishing
Tournament or to make reservations, call The Sea Pines Resort
Recreation Department (843) 842-1979 or go to seapines.com.
November 24-January 1: Harbour Town Lights in The Sea
Pines Resort, 8 p.m.-midnight. Stroll along the Harbour and
enjoy illuminated seasonal figures with a towering Christmas
tree. The Official Tree Lighting takes place just before Gregg
Russell's Thanksgiving Concert on Nov. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Bring
a canned good or new, unwrapped toy to drop off in the "Well"
by the Liberty Oak Stage for The Deep Well Project. 149 Lighthouse
Rd. (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.