DINE WITH THE
ISLAND'S BEST WATER VIEW.
Many of Hilton Head's restaurants
boast excellent water views, but none compare with the views offered
by a cruising boat as you dine. See Spirit of Harbour Town ad
(842-7179), Boating, Cruising & Fishing link.
Artists works are displayed at the Hilton
Head Island Library in the Corridor Art Gallery. Exhibits by local
artists. For more information contact the library at 342-9200.
FOREST PRESERVE HORSEBACK TOUR.
Daily. Explore the 605 acre
Forest Preserve on horseback. Learn about the Woodland Period
Indians who visited 4,000 years ago. Call 671-2586 for times and
reservations. Please refer to Lawton Stables ad in this section.
GO ON A KID-ORIENTED NATURE CRUISE.
Several boats at opposite
ends of Hilton Head offer special programs to give kids a "hands-on"
experience with fishing, plus a real learning experience concerning
sea creatures and the environment in the Low Country. Please click
on our Boating/Cruising & Fishing link.
DAUFUSKIE ISLAND HERITAGE TOUR. One-hour ferry ride from
Hilton Head Island to Daufuskie for a two-hour narrated historical
and cultural tour of Daufuskie Island. Storyteller included. 120
year old First Union African Baptist Church, Pat Conroy's
Schoolhouse, African-American Cemetery, Broad Creek Marina. Call
RACQUET ROUNDUP. Ongoing. Collecting used tennis racquets for
distribution to inner city youth programs. PTR Headquarters or Van
der Meer Tennis Center. Sponsored by Professional Tennis Registry
BEACH WALK. Tuesday through Thursday, all year. Guided nature
walk at low tide. Learn about our local beaches, plants & animals.
Coastal Discovery Museum. 689-6767.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT NIGHTLY.
Enjoy some of the best dining,
live music and dancing every night at Kingfisher Seafood and Steak
House. Overlooking beautiful Broad Creek and Shelter Cove Harbour.
Entertainment varies throughout the week. Call 842-6400.
COASTAL DISCOVERY MUSEUM. The Coastal Discovery Museum offers
a wide variety of tours, programs and exhibits for people of all
ages. Offering programs on history, natural history, archaeology and
ecology. The museum is open from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm Monday
through Saturday, and from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm on Sunday. For a
complete schedule of events and programs, call 689-6767.
ISLAND RECREATION CENTER PROGRAMS. Monday-Saturday. The
Island Recreation Center offers numerous informative and fun classes
for kids of all ages. Classes in arts and crafts, dance, low and
high impact aerobics and jazzersize. Lessons concerning a variety of
sports, plus general sport participation programs on a weekly basis.
These classes and events are programed for a variety of ages and
experience levels. There is an Olympic size swimming pool, tennis
courts, playing fields, a track, basketball courts, a soccer field,
and meeting rooms for classes and programs. "Drop- ins" always are
welcome. All senior programs are in conjunction with the SHARE
Center. Near public school, at north end of Island. Call 681-7273
for more information.
HILTON HEAD PUBLIC LIBRARY.
The architectural award-winning
Hilton Head Branch of the Beaufort County Public Library is located
at 11 Beach City Rd., just off William Hilton Parkway, about two
thirds of the way from Sea Pines Circle to the Bridge. Aside from
usual library services, our library has a very extensive children's
library and a Story Time Theatre. There also are exhibits of art by
local artists. For additional information, call 342-9200.
PINCKNEY ISLAND WILDLIFE REFUGE.
You may either walk or bike
through this lovely area. The extensive Refuge (miles of paths) is
located between the bridges to Hilton Head Island. There is parking
near the entrance.
MUSEUM AT PARRIS
Open seven days a week, from 10:00 am until 4:30 pm.
Historical exhibits concerning Paris Island and the U.S. Military,
Beaufort, Port Royal and Hilton Head Island. Also 127 types of
weapons on display. No charge. Beaufort, SC. 843-228-3765.
Variety of classes and games for all levels of play.
Port Royal Plaza, Monday through Friday. 689-9230.
The Heritage Library is located in the
Courtyard Building (near Sea Pines Circle), 32 Office Park Rd.,
Suite 300. It is open on Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, from
9:00 am until 3:00 pm. Nonprofit research organization specializing
in both genealogical and historical materials. Extensive collection
of information on the Lowcountry and South Carolina. They also have
complete official war records of the Union and Confederacy, "The War
of The Rebellion." 686-6560.
ARTISTS GUILD OF BLUFFTON. Exhibit of the work of 14 Bluffton
artists. 20 Calhoun Street, in the historic Planters Mercantile
Building, Bluffton. About ten minutes from the Bridge. 10:00 am
until 4:30 pm, Monday through Saturday. 757-5590.
ARTS CENTER OF COASTAL CAROLINA GUIDED TOURS.
Free tours of
the $10 million, 44,000 square-foot performing and visual arts
complex. Meet at 11:00 am in the Charles and Ellen Taylor Lobby,
near the box office. Every Thursday. No reservations necessary.
HUNTING ISLAND LIGHTHOUSE.
Huntington State Park, Beaufort,
S.C. Open 6:00 am until 9:00 pm, or dusk. Lighthouse is on the
National Registry of Historic Places. Nominal Fee. 838-2011.
HILTON HEAD SHAG CLUB. Meet every Friday from 7:00 -10:00 pm
at the Crowne Plaza Resort in Shipyard Plantation. Contact Pat
Hughes at 681-2832 for more information. www.shagdance.com.
THE HILTON HEAD ART LEAGUE GALLERY.
Monday through Saturday,
from 10:00 am until 6:00 pm. Featuring works of League members. Call
the Hilton Head Art League regarding their weekly artist
demonstration. Workshop programs bring nationally renowned art
instructors to provide week-long workshops. Pineland Station, Suite
VISIT DAUFUSKIE ISLAND.
Many people find a visit to Daufuskie
Island...reachable only by boat...to be very interesting, and fun.
In some areas, it's like turning the clock back 100 years. See ads
in Boating, Cruising & Fishing Section.
ROWING & SKULLING.
Sponsored by Palmetto Rowing Club.
Competitive and recreational rowing available. Call 842-6984 for
details of programs and times.
THE SEA PINES RESORT NATURE CENTER.
Open daily. Interact with
turtles, snakes, seashells, fish, animal displays, and their prized
baby American alligator. Please call 1-800-Sea Pines x4530 for more
FOREST PRESERVE BOAT TOURS.
Daily. On the freshwater lakes of
the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Come aboard a jungle safari boat to
search for migratory birds and other wildlife. Tour provided by
"Time on the Water." Call 1-800-Sea Pines x4530 for times &
AMERICAN SINGLES GOLF.
Golf & dinner. Meet on the second
Thursday of the month for dinner and on the fourth Saturday of the
month for golf. Times and location vary. Please contact Suzy Somogyi
at 705-7151 for more information.
WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND.
Association of Hilton Head Island has four interesting programs each
year. Members include women living on Hilton Head Island, and on the
nearby mainland as far west as Rose Hill Plantation. Guests are
welcome. For more information, please call 681-7985.
Set up and shot clinics will be held at the
Plantation Club Golf Shop at the Ocean and Sea Marsh Golf courses in
Sea Pines. Putting, full wing, pitching and sand shots. For all
skill levels. 9:00 am and again at 3:30 pm, Monday-Saturday. Be sure
to call to confirm schedule and to make reservations. 363-4530.
S.H.A.R.E. SENIOR CENTER.
Numerous wonderful activities for
senior adults (fifty-ish and over), including interesting and
entertaining outings and classes. Classes in languages, art, weight
and stretch, water aerobics, low impact aerobics, tap, line dancing,
tai chi, writing class (your life story) and bridge. Many of the
seniors programs are in conjunction with the Island Recreation
Center. Near Sea Pines Circle. 785-6444.
Harbour Town Playground has a treehouse and
footbridge, plus a lookout tower. Shelter Cove Harbour has tire
swings and seesaws. The Island Recreation Center, located next to
the public schools, also has an excellent playground.
BALLROOM DANCING. Enjoy dinner and ballroom dancing on the
first and third Saturdays of each month. Contact Jennifer Brown for
more information at 263-6179. E-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
AMERICAN NEEDLEPOINT GUILD.
Meet fellow members of the
American Needlepoint Guild. Work on different needle art projects.
Guild meets on the second Monday of the month at Needlepoint
Junction located in the Village at Wexford. Please contact the
Needlepoint Junction at 842-8488 for more information.