Sweetgrass Basket Classes
January 16, 2016 - February 27, 2016・10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. Cost is $65 per person and reservations are required by calling 843.689.6767 ext.223. Visit their website for additional information.
Exploring Pinckney Island
January 16, 2016 - December 29, 2016・9 am - 11 am
Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge, located at the northern tip of Hilton Head Island, is a location full of Lowcountry history and natural beauty. This tour explores three different habitats: the Salt Marsh, the Maritime Forest, and a fresh water lagoon. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Cost is $12 for adults, $7 children, ages 4-12. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.689.6767 ext. 223. Visit their website for additional information.
Kayaking Jarvis Creek
January 19, 2016 - December 22, 2016・10 am - 12 pm
Join a naturalist guide in a kayak exploration of Jarvis Creek. Paddle through the calm, salt marsh, through many inlets and creeks looking for bottle-nosed dolphins, wading birds and other local wildlife. Cost is $32 for adults, $28 children, ages 5-12. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.689.6767 ext. 223 or register online.
Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration
February 1, 2016 - February 31, 2016
Throughout the month of February, the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island. Includes a variety of events designed to attract local, residents, regional, national and international travelers. Visitors have an opportunity to experience the food and music, receive firsthand, historical information and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts. For additional information contact 843.255.7304 or visit their website.
Family Freshwater Fishing
February 2, 2016 - February 27, 2016・10 am - 11:30 am
Enjoy a relaxing morning by the beautiful lakes of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Family Freshwater Fishing, on Tuesdays and Thursdays of February. Watch for turtles, alligators and birds while you fish for catfish, crappie and bream. Supplies and instructions provided at this catch and release program. Cost is $15 for adults, $13 for children, ages 12 and older. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.842.1979.
Sea Turtles, By Land and By Sea
February 25, 2016・3 pm
A close look at the offshore sea turtle research conducted by the SCDNR. This program will provide an update on sea turtle monitoring in South Carolina and the south Atlantic, looking at beach nesting efforts and offshore research by SCDNR. Cost is $7 per person. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843.689.6767 ext. 223 or register online.
Hilton Head Island Food and Wine Festival
March 7, 2016 - March 13, 2016
Each March for the past 31 years, Hilton Head food and wine enthusiasts greet the popular spring season with a six-day celebration to embrace the fruits of global wine partners, signature Lowcountry cuisine, grassroots cultural happenings and the authentic fabric of a unique artists' community. To purchase tickets and for more information call 843.686.4944 or visit their website.
April 11, 2016 - April 17, 2016