Community Calendar


Shore Notes
A Capella Chorus

The Hilton Head Shore Notes women's a cappella chorus meets Monday nights, 6:45 p.m., Island Lutheran Church, Main St. For more info: 705-6852,

February 1st

Gullah Celebration
This celebration lasts through the 28th; beginning with an opening reception and art exhibit of "DE AARTS OB WE PEOPLE XIV" from 5-7 p.m. Admission is $15 at the Walter Greer Gallery/Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Ticket prices range from $5 - $20 throughout the month, with many events free of charge. For more info: 681-5060

February 2nd

Geneology Workshop
The Hilton Head Branch Library presents an African-Ameican Genealogy Workshop from 2-4 p.m. This program is free to the public; Pre-registration is required. For more info: 255-6525

February 3rd

ServeSafe Alcohol
Hilton Head Hospitality Association is offering Servesafe classes to membership in February at a reduced cost of $50. Classes run from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. For more info: 686-4944,

February 5th

AAUW Meeting
The Hilton Head Branch of the AAUW will meet at 10 a.m. at the Seabrook House. Karen Doughtie, Assistant Director of Memory Matters will be the featured speaker. New members welcome. For more info: 341-6638

Paper Making

Mary Leto of Moon Tide Studios will be teaching paper making from beginner to advanced classes Saturday afternoons starting February 5th.  For more info: 842-5299

February 7th
Chamber Music Hilton Head

The concert will take place at 7:30 p.m. at All Saints Episcopal Church (north end of HHI). Cost is $15, families with school-aged children free! For more info: 681-9969,

February 8th

Alfred Hitchcock's "39 Steps"
Presented by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, this thriller begins February 8th and lasts through the 27th. For more info: 843-843-2787,

February 10th

ServeSafe Food
Hilton Head Hospitality Association is offering Servesafe classes to membership in February at a reduced cost of $100. Classes run from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. with a one hour lunch break. For more info: 686-4944,

Pink HEARTini
Join us for the Lowcountry's largest girl's night out! We are teaming up with Hilton Head Hospital to bring you a night of fun, entertainment and heart health education. This event will take place at the Sea Trawler, HHI from 5:30-8 p.m. For more info: 842-7465,

February 11th

Tom & Jeff Mime
8 p.m. in the black box theater at ARTworks in Beaufort Town Center. Cost is $15 per person, $10 for students, $5 for children (12 & under) $10 for groups of 10 or more. For more info: 379-2787,

"Reel-to-Reel Love"

The Hilton Head Shore Notes will present their Annual Show at 7:30 p.m. in Hilton Head High School's Visual and Performing Arts Center, 70 Wilborn Road. Tickets are $15. For more info: 689-3302,

Annual Winter Benefit
The Hilton Head unit of the American Cancer Society and Hilton Head Hospital will again present a spectacular benefit in the Champions Ballroom at the Harbour Town Club in Sea Pines Resort. For more info: 842-5188,, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

February 12th

"Celebration of Love"
Red Piano Too Art Gallery will host a "Celebration of Love", an annual art exhibition reflecting love in bloom. Meet and greet with the artists, 1- 5 p.m. at The Red Piano Too Art Gallery, 870 Sea Island Pkwy, St. Helena Island. For more info call 838-2241,

Read and See
At 3 p.m. the Bluffton Library Book Club will be showing the 2010 movie based on the book, Eat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth Gilbert. Reading the book is not necessary to attend program. For more info: 255-6503

February 13th

Food, Wine and Jazz
The Coastal Jazz Association presents its 2nd Annual Valentine's Concert, 5 p.m. at the Westin Harbor Resort. There's no better way to say "I Love You". For more info: 912-920-1317,

February 15th

Live Green Workshop
This Live Green workshop presented by Experience Green takes place at 6 p.m. at Hilton Head Branch Library, 11 Beach City Road. Admission is free with advanced online registration. Register by Feb 11th for a chance to win an energy audit for your home! Also, join us for Network Green, preceding Live Green from 5:30-6 p.m. For more info:

February 16th

"Bouk" Signing
The Hampton Lake will host Marvin Bouknight, professional naturalist and author for a lecture and book signing. Bouknight will discuss the wildlife encountered locally hiking and kayaking as well as his new book, South Carolina's Lowcountry.Naturally. For more info: (843) 836-7463.

WAHHI's 50th Anniversary

The Woman's Association of Hilton Head Island present their 50th anniversary luncheon with vintage fashion show, featuring period outfits from pivotal years in WAHHI's past. Call ahead for reservations. For more info: 642-4850,

February 17th

Emmaus, Tres Dias, Cursilo
Any women, who have  previously attended a walk to Emmaus, Tres Dias, Cursilo, Via De Cristo or other similar three-day retreats, are invited to gather for praise, fellowship and discussion. Anyone interested in knowing more about these experiences is welcome to attend. The gathering will be at First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy., HHI from 7-8:30 p.m. For more info: 843-247-6445, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Palmetto Quilt Guild
The Palmetto Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting at Christ Lutheran Church, 829 Wm. Hilton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island. The meeting will begin at 1 p.m. Guests are welcome, $5 visitor fee. For more info: 540-1952,

February 19th

Casino Cruise
Prsented by The Island Recreation Center, this cruise will take place from 7:30-11:30 p.m. from the Westin Hilton Head Island Resort and Spa Grand Ballroom. Cost is $45 single, and $80 per couple. Price at the door is $90 per couple and $50 single. All proceeds benefit the Island Recreation Center's Scholarship fund and the Hilton Head High School All Sport's Booster Club. For more info: 843-681-7273, 843-681-4000 or see page 67

February 21st

Books Sandwiched In
This free program, sponsored by friends of the Beaufort County Library, will take place weekly from January 10 through February 28th at the USCB performing Arts Center, 801 Carteret Street, Beaufort, from 12-1 p.m. For more info: 255-6458,

February 23rd

Italian at Heart Happy Hour
This event, presented by the Italian American Club, takes place at Wise Guys at 1513 Main Street, HHI, from 5-7 p.m. Bring in the ad and your first drink is free! For more info: 843-842-8866 or see the ad on page 64

February 25th

Women's Weekend Retreat
With Dr. Kathy Murphy, Lifecoach. The retreat lasts through February 27th in Palm Key, SC. Their is an all-inclusive fee of $475, which includes programs, accommodations and all meals. For more info:, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

February 26th

FUNdamentals of Beekeeping
Spring is just around the corner; catch the buzz in time for spring. Learn about these fascinating and critically important creatures and the art of beekeeping.  Registration is required. This fun class will take place at Oatland Island Wildlife Center, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  For more info: (912) 704-3160 or (912) 395-1212

Coming in March:


March 12th

7th Annual Adventure Biathlon
The Sea Island Rotary Club of Beaufort's 7th Annual event includes a kayak and trail run plus other fun-filled activities. For more info:  843-379-4327,,

March 19th

River Quest 2011
At the Downtown Beaufort Waterfront Park starting at 10 a.m., registration begins at 8 a.m. The event includes a 3 mile and 7.4 mile kayak, canoe, outrigger canoe and paddleboard races which begin and finish at the Waterfront Park. Proceeds will benefit the Backpack Buddies. For more info: 843-379-4327, 843-986-0233,,

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