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Dear Friends and Family,

WHEN & WHAT'S HAPPENING in March on Hilton Head Island and the LOWCOUNTRY

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.

Ongoing: The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public daily, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Amenities include a 6-hole, par 3 golf course, driving range, 2 USGA greens, short game practice area, 9-hole Disc Golf Course and stocked fishing pond. Admission includes unlimited use of the facility. 151 Gumtree Rd. (843) 686-2680 or www.thefirstteelowcountry.org.

Thursdays: Historic Fort Mitchel Tours with the Heritage Library Foundation, 10 a.m. Tour this historic Civil War earthenwork battery with an experienced guide. Pre-registration is required. 65 Skull Creek Dr. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

Ongoing: Pottery Painting at the Art Café. A silly fun pottery painting studio for all ages. Ask about Family Date Night, Mommy & Me, Dad's Day Out with the Kids and Kids Night Out. Food and drinks served by Rockfish Seafood & Steaks. 5 Lagoon Rd. (843) 785-5525 or artcafehhi.com.

Ongoing: The Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum is open daily. Explore Hilton Head Island's rich history and learn the story behind its famed lighthouse in this unique museum-like setting. Admission is $4.25 per person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. 149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 671-2810 or www.harbourtownlighthouse.com.

Ongoing: Trail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations are required. (843) 671-2586 or www.lawtonstables.com.

Tuesdays & Thursdays: Freshwater Fishing in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, 10-11:30 p.m. Fish for catfish, crappie and bream in the lakes of the preserve. Supplies and instruction provided; catch & release program. Reservations are required. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

Ongoing: Golf Croquet on the lawn adjacent to the Harbour Town Clubhouse in The Sea Pines Resort, 10 a.m. Equipment is available throughout the day. 11 Lighthouse Ln. (843) 842 1979 or www.seapines.com.

March 1: The Art of Making Gnocchi! Everyone loves gnocchi, but when it comes to making them from scratch, many things can go awry. Gnocchi making takes practice, patience, and persistence. Join Chef Trey for this popular class where you will learn the art of making the perfect gnocchi. You will also learn to make three delicious sauces. After the cooking is done, sit down with your fellow chefs with a glass of wine for a festive lunch of your freshly made gnocchi. MENU: Hand-Made Potato Gnocchi, Alta Cucina Pomodoro Sauce, Boscaiola Sauce, Cacio e Pepe. 11:30 a.m. $95 (plus tax and gratuity). Reservations are strongly recommended. Orleans Plaza, 37 New Orleans Rd. (843) 785-6272 or michael-anthonys.com.

Ongoing: Complimentary tastings, wine by the glass and cheese platters are available at the Island Winery. Mon.-Sat., 12:30-5:30 p.m.; Sun., 12-4 p.m. 12A Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 or islandwinery.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.

Monday - Saturday: Sips and Bits at the Bar at Michael Anthony's. 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.

March 2-4: 7th Annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Golf Tournament featuring the top women's teams from around the country presented by Kroger and Reynolds Consumer Products at Long Cove Club. Tee times begin at 8:30 a.m. on Fri. & Sat.; 8 a.m. on Sun. Spectators are welcome.44 Long Cove Dr. (843) 686-1020 or www.longcoveclub.com/darius-rucker-intercollegiate.

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.

March 2-11: Main Street Youth Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" at Hilton Head Preparatory School's Main Street Theatre. Originally presented as a television extravaganza, this famous fairy tale has been re-fashioned and set to music by two great masters of the musical. 7 p.m. (March 2,3,7,8,9,10) and 2 p.m. Matinees (March 3,4,10,11). 3000 Main St. 843-689-6246 or www.msyt.org.

March 3: Oyster Roast at the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island, 1-5 p.m. All-you-can-eat oysters with other menu items available from Melly Mel's for an additional fee. Rain or shine. Tickets are $25. Parking is available at the Boys & Girls Club. 12 Georgianna Dr. (843) 681-3254 or www.gullahmuseumhhi.org.

March 4: Palmetto Bluff Marathon, Half Marathon & 10K hosted by the Palmetto Running Company to benefit the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy. 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. 19 Village Park Sq. (843) 815-1718 or www.palmettobluff.com.

March 7-8: The Celtic Tenors perform at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. A night to remember with beautiful Celtic songs like the haunting "Danny Boy" and exhilarating classics. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call (843) 842-2787 or visit www.artshhi.com.

March 5-11: 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.

March 8 - 12: "Bravo Piano! A Festival from Bach to Brubeck" hosted by the Hilton Head International Piano Competition at the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa, All Saints Episcopal Church and The Jazz Corner. A variety of performances by previous prize winners of the HHIPC, as well as renowned artists from both classical and jazz genres, educational lectures and more. (843) 842-5880 or hhipc.org.

March 2-11: Main Street Youth Theatre presents Rodgers and Hammerstein's "Cinderella" at Hilton Head Preparatory School's Main Street Theatre. Originally presented as a television extravaganza, this famous fairy tale has been re-fashioned and set to music by two great masters of the musical. 7 p.m. (March 2,3,7,8,9,10) and 2 p.m. Matinees (March 3,4,10,11). 3000 Main St. 843-689-6246 or www.msyt.org.

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. Every year, the parade is held the Sunday prior to St. Patrick's Day, or on St. Patrick's Day if it falls on a Sunday, so as not to conflict with the Savannah parade. Clowns, marching bands, floats, Shiners, dignitaries and animal contingencies make their way down Pope Avenue to Office Park Road, and end at Park Plaza. Founded in 1983 by local business icon Tom Reilley and a few friends and family, the Hilton Head Island St. Patrick's Day Parade has grown to become one of Hilton Head Island's most beloved and popular annual events. Upwards of 25,000 spectators (in a town of approximately 40,000 permanent residents) line Pope Avenue each spring to 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. Rain or Shine! For more information, call (855) 287-7287 or go to hiltonheadireland.org

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.
Wednesdays: (through Dec. 19) "Birding at Pinckney Island" program for ages 12 and older led by experienced bird watchers from the Coastal Discovery Museum, 7:30-9:30 a.m. 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. Reservations are required. (843) 689-6767 ext.223 or www.coastaldiscovery.org.

March 15-17: Bluffton Youth Theatre presents "Mary Poppins, Jr." at Hilton Head Preparatory School's Main Street Theatre. Thurs. & Fri. at 7 p.m.; Sat. at 2 & 7 p.m. 3000 Main St. (843) 422-9660 or www.blufftonyouththeatre.org.

March 16-18: 2018 Lowcountry Home & Garden Show 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.

March 17: 2018 Savannah St. Patrick's Day Parade! Get ready for the second largest St. Patrick's Day Parade in the United States! On Saturday, March 17, 2018 Savannah's 193rd St. Patrick's Day Parade will wind through the streets of Downtown Savannah, with more than 300 groups and 15,000 people. Marching bands, dancers, Irish men, women and families from all over the world will gather and march through the streets lined by live oak trees draped with Spanish moss. It all kicks off at 10:15 a.m. and will stretch until mid-day, to about 2 p.m. Starting at Gwinnett Street and Abercorn Street, the parade will continue down Abercorn through neighborhoods and around city squares until it reaches Broughton Street, where it will turn right and go until in reaches East Broad Street. The parade will continue on East Broad Street north towards the Savannah River until it reaches Bay Street, which it will head west on until it gets to Bull Street, where it will take another left and go back towards Forsyth Park, and end at Harris street (Madison Square). savannahsaintpatricksday.com.

March 18: Harbour Town Spring Fest in The Sea Pines Resort, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. A Sidewalk Sale, Deas-Guyz Concert, nautical activities including water sports, nature tours and boat rides with an exhibit by the U.S. Coast Guard Auxiliary Hilton Head Flotilla. Lighthouse Ln. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

March 22-24: Southeast Biking Symposium hosted by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce at the Beach House Resort. 1 S. Forest Beach Dr. (843) 785-3673 or www.hiltonheadisland.org/southeastbike/.

March 22-24: Forsythe Jewelers presents a LAGOS Special Event on March 22, 5-7 p.m. and a Trunk Show on March 23-24, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. From luxe diamond bracelets to glamorous drop earrings, discover the newest Caviar designs for every day and every occasion from Philadelphia-based Steven Lagos. The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 71 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 671-7070 or visit forsythehhi.com.

March 22-24: Black Jacket Symphony presents "Queen - A Night at the Opera" 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." 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call (843) 842-2787 or visit www.artshhi.com.

March 23-25: Quilt Festival 2018 presented by the Palmetto Quilt Guild at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort. The 14th biennial quilt show features over 150 quilts, a quilt competition judged by a nationally-certified judge, a Vintage Marketplace, silent auction, a raffle quilt and vendors. The show is open Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $10. 40 Folly Field Rd. www.palmettoquiltguild.org.

March 26 - April 1: The PGA TOUR invites you to join them in Savannah at the new 2018 Web.com Tour event, The Savannah Golf Championship! Hosted at Deer Creek Golf Course at The Landings Club in Savannah. Daily Grounds tickets are $10 each and good for any one day of the tournament, from Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1. Weekly Grounds tickets are $25 each and good for every day of the tournament, from Thursday, March 29 through Sunday, April 1. For more information, (912) 527-6050 or please visit SavannahGolfChampionship.com.

March 26-30: Gregg Russell Concerts 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. Lighthouse Ln. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

March 27: "The Role of Women in the History and Development of Hilton Head Island, to 1950" history class at the Heritage Library Foundation, 10:30 a.m. Follow the journey of the women who came first to Hilton Head Island. This program begins with life before the Plantation Era and ends with the timber days of the early 1900s. Pre-registration is required. 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org.

March 30-April 1: Easter Bunny Wagon Rides in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Call for times and reservations. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com.

March 31: Dance the night away at Shelter Cove Harbour. This exciting seasonal event returns to the Neptune Statue along with its best local bands and delicious food and drinks. This spring outdoor event kicks off with The Headliners, 6-9 p.m., weather permitting. (843) 7858-6424 or www.palmettodunes.com.

March 31: Cirque-tacular Entertainment's "World" 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. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call (843) 842-2787 or visit www.artshhi.com.

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