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February Events


Arts & Culture

Gullah Celebration Exhibit

When: Times vary, now-March 1Where: Art League of Hilton Head

Gullah Celebration – Saturday, February 17th at Honey Horn – INFO

Details: See artwork celebrating the Gullah culture during this month’s art show during gallery hours and 90 minutes before every Arts Center performance. Attend the reception from 5-7 p.m., Feb. 7. artleaguehhi.org

Heart to Heart

When: Times vary, now-April 26  Where: The Sea Pines Community Center

Details: See the newest art exhibit by the Artists of Sea Pines, in which 10 percent of the proceeds will be donated to Volunteers in Medicine. hiltonheadisland.com

Celebrating Black Mermaids

When: Times vary, now-March 29Where: USCB Center for the Arts

Details: Don’t miss this new showcase inspired by the folklore and visual history of the Black mermaid archetype. Meet the exhibit curator from noon-3 p.m., Feb. 27. uscbcenterforthearts.com

South Carolina Local Black Artists Exhibit

When: Times vary, Feb. 1-29Where: Bluffton Branch Library

Details: The Bluffton Library will be hosting the works of local Black artists throughout February. Each artist has a unique style but works as a creative connector for the SC Arts Commission’s community arts initiative. beaufortcountylibrary.org 

High School Artists Show

When: Times vary, Feb. 5-March 2Where: The SOBA Gallery

Details: Local high school artists’ work is this month’s featured art exhibit at The Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery. Don’t miss the opening reception from 3-5 p.m., Feb. 11. sobagallery.com

The Doo Wop Project

When: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 16Where: USCB Center for the Arts

Details: The Doo Wop Project brings authenticity of sound and vocal excellence to recreate the greatest music in American pop and rock history. uscbcenterforthearts.com

Septima

When: 7:30 p.m., Feb. 9 & 3 p.m., Feb. 11Where: USCB Center for the Arts

Details: It’s the day of Septima Clark’s 125th birthday. Septima reflects on her work as a Civil Rights leader and educator and the moments of her life that shaped her into one of the most influential figures in American history. uscbcenterforthearts.com


Charity & Community

Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration

When: Times vary: now-March 1Where: Locations vary

Details: Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration is a showcase of Gullah cultural heritage and history. See the lineup of events at gullahcelebration.org

Bluffton State of Mind Shindig

When: 4 p.m., Feb. 17Where: Bluffton Oyster Factory Park

Details: The third Annual Bluffton State of Mind Shindig explores Bluffton’s history and brings together like-minded history enthusiasts. eventbrite.com

Details: Support the Beaufort Memorial Foundation at a black-tie event featuring food, an open bar, a silent auction and live music. bmhsc.org

Beaufort International Film Festival

When: Times vary, Feb. 20-24Where: Downtown Beaufort 

Details: The festival, in its 18th year, will have film premieres, showings, awards and more. Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise will be honored with the festival’s Pat Conroy Lifetime Achievement Award. beaufortfilmfestival.com


Food & Drink

Savor Sea Pines 2024

Don’t miss this month’s events at The Sea Pines Resort. Check its website for details and a complete list. seapines.com

  • Brunch and Bubbly: 7 a.m.-3 p.m., Feb. 11 & 25, Links an American Grill
  • Links Sommelier Series: Nickel & Nickel Cabernet Immersion: 5-6:30 p.m., Feb. 12, Links, An American Grill
  • Mixology Monday with Lalo Tequila: 6 p.m., Feb. 19, Harbour Town Clubhouse 
  • Tap Takeover: 5-8 p.m., Feb. 20, Fraser’s Tavern
  • Quarterdeck Bourbon Tour Dinner: 6:30-8:30 p.m., Feb. 23, Quarterdeck
  • Lunch and Learn with Executive Chef Ben Harris: Noon-2 p.m., Feb. 24, Sea Pines Beach Club

Hilton Head Distillery Cocktail Classes

Take your cocktail game up a notch with a mixology class (or two) that inspires you to shake up delicious and creative sips like never before. Classes are from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Hilton Head Distillery. hiltonheaddistillery.com

  • For the Love of Beads: Feb. 15
  • Island Time Cocktail Class: Feb. 29

Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival

When: Times vary, Feb. 19-25Where: Locations vary

Details: Don’t miss the annual festival celebrating Southern heritage and culture with food and drink. For a list of events, visit hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com.

Upcoming events at Salty Dog

Don’t miss these fun February events at The Salty Dog Cafe. For a complete list, visit saltydog.com.

  • Sweetheart Valentine’s Day Cruise: 4:30 p.m., Feb. 14
  • South Beach Spring Oyster Roast: 4-6 p.m., Feb. 17

Fireside Fridays with Friends

When: 5-7 p.m., FridaysWhere: Jarvis Creek General Store

Details: Does it get any better than a crisp Lowcountry evening and a warm fire surrounded by friends? Enjoy a festive fireside fun evening with $5 drafts and $5 glasses of wine. jarviscreek.store


Lecture & Classes

Art League Hilton Head Island classes

Learn a new skill and unleash your creativity with one of these art classes at the Art League Academy on Cordillo Parkway. For a complete list of classes, visit artleaguehhi.org

  • Creating an Abstract Painting from a Realistic Subject: 10 a.m., Feb. 15
  • Painting on Glass: 9:30 a.m., Feb. 23
  • Mosaic Patio Birdbaths: 9 a.m., Feb. 27

Learn a new skill and unleash your creativity with one of these adult art classes at the Society of Bluffton Artists Gallery. For a list of classes, visit sobagallery.com.

  • Drawing People Everywhere: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Feb. 15-16
  • Palette Knives & Acrylics: 12:30-3 p.m., Feb. 18 & 25
  • Watercolor 3-Day Workshop: 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Feb. 19-21

Hilton Head Island High School Yard Sale

When: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 24Where: Hilton Head Island High School

Details: Don’t miss the “world’s largest yard sale,” benefitting Hilton Head Island High School. hiltonheadisland.org

Markets & Shopping

Farmers and Art Markets

Enjoy the local flavors of the Lowcountry with some of these regular farmers’ and art markets:

  • Bluffton Farmer’s Market: Noon-5 p.m., Thursdays, 68 Boundary St.
  • Hilton Head Island Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Coastal Discovery Museum
  • Port Royal Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Naval Heritage Park
  • Forsythe Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Savannah
  • The Root and Bloom Market: 3-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Martin Family Park in Bluffton
  • Beaufort First Friday: 5-8 p.m., first Friday of each month, Downtown Beaufort
  • Hilton Head Community Market: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Shelter Cove Community Park
  • Farmers & Makers Market: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Tuesdays, The Shops at Sea Pines Center
  • Fresh Xpress: 10 a.m.-noon, last Tuesday of each month, Bluffton Self Help

Regular live music venues

Here are some of our favorite local spots with live music this month. Check their websites and Facebook pages for details. 

DAILY LIVE MUSIC VENUES 

  • Skull Creek Boathouse
  • Tiki Hut
  • The Sandbar Beach Eats
  • Lincoln & South Brewing Company
  • Big Bamboo Cafe
  • UnCorked Wine, Bar, Food, and Music
  • Kind of Blue 
  • The Salty Dog Cafe 
  • Brother Shucker’s
  • The Jazz Corner
  • FISH Casual Coastal Seafood
  • Aunt Chilada’s Easy Street Cafe
  • Rooftop Bar at Poseidon 
  • Deano’s Wood-Fired Grille 
  • Reilley’s Grill & Bar
  • Black Marlin Bayside Grill & Hurricane Bar
  • Coligny Plaza
  • Scott’s Fish Market
  • Southern Barrel Brewing Co.
  • The Boardroom 
  • Crazy Crab
  • Fishcamp on Broad Creek
  • Old Oyster Factory
  • Harbourside
  • Coast, Oceanfront Dining
  • Quarterdeck
  • San Miguel’s Mexican Cafe
  • Coligny Center Stage
  • Frosty Frog
  • Ruby Lee’s
  • The Bank

OTHER MUSIC VENUES

  • Nectar Farm Kitchen in Old Town Bluffton (Fridays-Sundays)
  • Carolina Crab Company (Sundays-Tuesdays)
  • Captain Woody’s Hilton Head (Mondays, Thursdays & Fridays)
  • Captain Woody’s Bluffton (Tuesdays & Thursdays-Saturdays)
  • A Lowcountry Backyard Restaurant (weekdays)
  • The Dunes House (weekdays)
  • Santa Fe Cafe (Tuesdays-Saturdays)
  • Celeste (Fridays & Saturdays)
  • Old Town Dispensary (Wednesdays-Sundays) 
  • Red Fish (Tuesdays-Fridays) 
  • Fraser’s Tavern (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
  • Hilton Head Tavern (Mondays & Tuesdays)
  • Lulu Kitchen (Wednesdays)
  • Jarvis Creek General Store (Saturdays)


Sports & Outdoors

Palmetto Bluff Conservancy events

Palmetto Bluff Conservancy eventsCLICK HERE for Palmetto Bluff Magazine

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 

With a vast outdoor classroom at their 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. Check the website for a complete list of events. palmettobluff.com/conservation

  • Research Excursion: Cavity Nest Box Survey: 12:30-3:30 p.m., Feb. 13
  • Lowcountry Flora: Theus Road: 2-4 p.m., Feb. 28
Palmetto Bluff Conservancy events

Farmers & Art Markets


Bluffton SC Farmers Markets on Thursdays

Enjoy the local flavors of the Lowcountry with some of these regular farmers’ and art markets:

* Bluffton Farmer’s Market: 12-5 p.m., Thursdays, 68 Boundary St.

* Hilton Head Island Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Tuesdays, Coastal Discovery Museum

* Port Royal Farmers Market: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Naval Heritage Park

* Forsythe Farmers’ Market: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturdays, Savannah

* The Root and Bloom Market: 3-7 p.m., Wednesdays, Martin Family Park in Bluffton

* Beaufort First Friday: 5-8 p.m., first Friday of each month, Downtown Beaufort

* Hilton Head Community Market: 9 a.m.-noon, Saturdays, Shelter Cove Community Park

* Bluffton Night Bazaar: 5-8 p.m., first Thursday of each month, Burnt Church Distillery


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