What is happening in Hilton Head & Bluffton this month??
Friday, January 13 – Saturday, January 28, 2023 | 10 AM – 4 PM. Anything Goes!, an exhibit of member art at Art League Gallery, celebrates the astounding array of artwork created by Art League exhibiting members. Truly anything goes at this exhibit: any media, size, shape, form or subject. From 2D art in painting, pencils, and photography to jewelry, glass, wood and other 3D forms, exhibiting artists challenge themselves to bring together their best for the new year.
Friday, January 13, 2023 | 12 – 2 PM. Join a PRSF Naturalist for a 2-hour guided kayak tour of the Chechessee River departing from the Maritime Center. You must register.
NOTES – 2023
Friday, January 13, 2023 | 6 PM to 10 PM. An Evening of Musical Storytelling & Casual Conversation is an amazing concert event benefitting the Northern Beaufort County Boys & Girls Clubs. Landau Eugene Murphy Jr., winner of Americas Got Talent and special guests The Voices of Classic Soul (Lead singers from The Temptations, Four Tops, The Platters, and The Drifters) will be the featured performers. Guests can expect an exciting evening filled with music, dancing, delicious complimentary hors d’oeuvres and beverages.
Daufuskie Island Marathon
Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 7:30 am – 4:30 pm. An inclusive race held at Haig Point and consists of a 13.1-mile or a 26.2-mile distance on a USATF-certified course. After the race, enjoy live music while having lunch. Browse an Artesian Village filled with vendors and have celebratory drinks on the green.
Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluff Winter Schooling Show
Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 8 am – 5 pm. We are pleased to announce a Winter Hunter Jumper Schooling show at Longfield Stables at Palmetto Bluff! Join us for classes in Hunter, Jumpers, and Equitation.
Port Royal Farmers Market
Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Port Royal Farmers Market in Port Royal at Naval Heritage Park. Outside the Beaufort Naval Hospital Grounds lies Naval Heritage Park under the shade of beautiful Live Oaks Trees. The park is the setting for Port Royal’s popular Farmers’ Market, every Saturday morning.
Met Opera HD: Fedora
Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 12:55 pm. Giordano’s exhilarating drama Fedora returns to the Met for the first time in 25 years, starring soprano Sonya Yoncheva in the title role of the 19th-century princess who falls in love with her fiancé’s murderer, Count Loris, sung by tenor Piotr Beczała. Soprano Rosa Feola is the Countess Olga, Fedora’s confidante, and baritone Artur Ruciński is the diplomat De Siriex. Marco Armiliato conducts David McVicar’s intricate production, with a fixed set that unfolds to reveal the opera’s settings: a palace in St. Petersburg, a fashionable Parisian salon, and a picturesque villa in the Swiss Alps.
Saturday, January 14, 2023 | 1 pm – 4 pm. Oyster roasts are celebrations of community and the bounty of the sea — two of South Carolina’s most enduring traits. Coast, Oceanfront Dining at The Sea Pines Resort is hosting this popular seasonal event with a special menu of fresh, local and roasted-on-site oysters from Maggioni Oyster Company on St. Helena Island.
Monday, January 16, 2023 | 10 am. The techniques of watercolor pouring create a glowing luminous and fluid effect to paintings. Come and have fun, pouring and dropping paint while you watch the spontaneity of watercolor. Julie will demonstrate 2 different scenes, and provide the images for you to use. You may choose to paint your own subject if you bring reference photos of the scene you’d like to paint.
Hilton Head Farmers Market
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 9 AM – 1 PM. The Hilton Head Farmers Market gathers every Tuesday at the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Honey Horn campus. Visit with our expanding list of regular vendors, plus a rotating schedule of food trucks and new arrivals. The HHI Farmers Market roster includes area growers providing the freshest local produce. A great outing for the whole family and a great way to support our community’s vendors and small businesses while taking quality goods home to our families.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 9:30 AM – 10 AM. Join us at the Maritime Center to take a trip through the ocean and watch sea creatures come alive through the pages of a book! Stick around after the story for a fun activity or animal encounter.
Rediscovering the Discovery of America
Monday, January 17, 2023 | 10:30 – 11:30 AM. Though generally attributed to Columbus in 1492, the actual discovery of what became known as America occurred over a period of more than 125 years, and may well have begun happening 500 years prior to Columbus’ sighting of an “island” to the northwest of Hispaniola. This presentation explores the actual facts behind the myths that have framed American history for centuries.
An Evening with Beth M. Howard, Author of World Piece
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 5 PM – 7 PM. The Pat Conroy Literary Center and The Rhett House Inn will host an evening of pie and stories with Beth M. Howard, author of World Piece: A Pie Baker’s Global Quest for Peace, Love, and Understanding. The $25 registration fee includes a copy of the book, a sampling of pies, and the author talk and pie-making demonstration.
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 5 PM – 8 PM. Come out to Fraser’s Tavern for our Takeover Tuesdays! Every 3rd Tuesday of the month we invite you to come out from for a special craft brewery takeover.
St. Supery Wine Dinner
Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | 6 PM. Join us for a delicious evening January 17th! Our St. Supery Wine Dinner is one you will not want to miss!
Mixed Media – Birds of a Feather
Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 10 AM – 1 PM. On a 12″ x 16″ canvas we’ll create an amazing bird painting choosing your own colors.
Bluffton Farmers Market
Thursday, January 19, 2023 | 12 – 5 PM. The Farmers Market of Bluffton is the perfect place to pick up fresh, just-off-the-boat seafood along with all the seasonal accoutrements to prepare your very own Lowcountry feast—just like a local.
The Lifespan of a Fact
Thursday, January 19 – Sunday, January 29, 2023. Based on the true story of D’Agata’s essay What Happens There, The Lifespan of a Fact follows the Las Vegas suicide of teenager Levi Presley. Jim Fingal, assigned to fact-check the piece, ignited a seven-year debate on the blurred lines of what passes for truth in literary non-fiction.
The Rooftop Bar Presents
- Friday, January 13, 2023 | Deas Guyz | 8 PM
- Saturday, January 14, 2023 | Island’s Biggest DJ Dance Party | 9 PM
- Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | Coastal Country Night | 7:30 – 9 PM
- Thursday, JAnuary 19, 2023 | Dueling Pianos + Ladies Night | 8:30 PM
The Jazz Corner
The Jazz Corner is located in the “corner” of The Village at Wexford. In 2022 the legendary, award-winning jazz club and restaurant, The Jazz Corner, celebrated 23 years of presenting sensational entertainment.
- Friday, January 13, 2023 | Veterans of Jazz ~ Featuring Benedetto Guitar Artists Howard Paul and Wayne Wilkinson | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Saturday January 14, 2023 | Veterans of Jazz ~ Featuring Benedetto Guitar Artists Howard Paul and Wayne Wilkinson | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Sunday, January 15, 2023 | Deas Guyz | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Monday, January 16, 2023 | The Martin Lesch Band ~ A Journey Through Jazz | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Tuesday, January 17, 2023 | FAT TUESDAYS ~ A Swingin’ Celebration of New Orleans & Beyond ~ 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Wednesday, January 18, 2023 | Grammy Award-Winning Vocalist QUIANA PARLER with The LAVON STEVENS Trio | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
- Thursday, January 19, 2023 | LAVON STEVENS Presents JAZZ IN THE KEY OF LIFE featuring LOUISE SPENCER | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM
The Root and Bloom Market
Details: 3-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Martin Family Park in Bluffton
Bluffton Farmer’s Market
Details: 12-5 p.m., Thursdays, 68 Boundary St.
Palmetto Bluff Conservancy events
With a vast outdoor classroom at our fingertips, the Palmetto Bluff Conservancy team members are ambassadors to each resident and guest, introducing them to this landscape in ways large and small, structured and informal. Tours, classes and workshops, programs, research and field trips are all available to facilitate this environmental learning process. palmettobluff.com/conservation
FeederWatch: 10-11 a.m., Jan 11-12, 18-19, 25-26, conservancy classroom
Brown Bag Lunch: Red-cockaded woodpeckers: Noon-1 p.m., Jan. 11, conservancy classroom
Explore PBC: Duck Pond: 9-11:30 a.m., Jan. 13 & 27, Wilson Village Post Office
Burn Watch: 10 a.m.-noon, Jan. 17 & 31, conservancy classroom
Volunteer Day: Land & Wildlife Management: 8-10:30 a.m., Jan. 20, conservancy classroom
Explore PBC: Road to Anson: 9-11:30 a.m., Jan. 20, conservancy classroom
Research Excursion: Cavity Nest Box Survey: 9 a.m.-noon Jan. 24, conservancy classroom
Brown Bag Lunch: History of Savannah National Wildlife Refuge: noon-1 p.m., Jan. 25, conservancy classroom
Kendra Natter Presents Conceptual Photography
When: Jan. 2-29
Where: The Society of Bluffton Artists gallery
Details: Well-known photographer Kendra Natter will present a conceptual photography exhibit in Old Town Bluffton. An opening reception will be from 3-5 p.m. January 8. sobagallery.com
3rd Annual Women’s Summit of the Lowcountry
When: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Jan. 13
Details: The Winnovation Agency founded the Women’s Summit of the Lowcountry to create a community platform for women in the Lowcountry to connect and empower each other. The summit addresses starting businesses, promoting services, and building everlasting relationships. winnovationagency.com
Bluffton Frosty 5K
Details: 1-3 p.m., Jan. 21: 63 Wharf St., Bluffton
USCB Chamber Music Concert
When: 5 p.m., Jan. 22
Where: USCB Center for the Arts
Details: Enjoy a chamber music performance of violin and piano featuring works by Franck, Korngold and Mussorgsky. uscbchambermusic.com
The Evolution of Joni Mitchell Concert by Lauren Fox
When: 7:30 p.m., Jan. 28
Where: USCB Center for the Arts
Details: Lauren Fox created the Evolution of Joni Mitchell after being inspired by David Yaffe’s passionate, brilliant biography, “Reckless Daughter.” Lauren takes us on a captivating and enlightening journey through Joni Mitchell’s life and music. uscbcenterforthearts.com