Happy New Year | 6th - Cuddle Up Day
National Hobby Month | 11th - Step in a Puddle and Splash Your Friend’s Day
PLANT PURE NATION
6:30 p.m. The Palmetto Plant Eaters Plant Pure Nation pod group meets 1st Wednesdays at Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 110 Malphrus Drive, Bluffton. Like-minded people working together to spread the message of local plant-based nutrition. Have fun, build relationships. Free and open to the public. Contact Carla Golden: 843-816-6179 for more information.
GAYLE MILLER—“LES FEMININE”
3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Artists Reception: SOBA Gallery, corner of Calhoun and Church Streets, Bluffton. Exhibit dates; January 5 – 31. Come see and experience Ms. Miller’s bountiful selection of beautiful ladies depicted in flowing watercolors. For more information, visit sobagallery.com or call 843-757-6586.
January 12 & 13
Learn all about this innovative, non-invasive procedure from the professionals at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery and Med Spa during a complimentary seminar. See the ad on page 13. Call 843-681-4088 to reserve your seat.
5:30 – 8:00 p.m. The French Bakery, waterfront in Shelter Cove Towne Centre, HHI. Everyone’s Invited! Live Jazz, $4 wines, $5 martinis, great prizes, great friends. See the ad on page 4. See you there!
THE CHOWDER CHALLENGE
Noon to 4:00 p.m. 3rd Annual Chowder Challenge & Silent Auction benefits The Heather Trew Foundation for organ donation. Location: Reilley’s Plaza, Greenwood Plaza, front parking lot, HHI. Vote for best local restaurant chowder, silent auction, Kids Zone, live music. $5 admission, $1 tasting tickets. Call 843-363-2303 or visit trewfriends.org
PAUL TAYLOR DANCE COMPANY
8:00 p.m. One night only! An Incredible Night of Dance at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. See the ad on page 42. Call 843-842-2787 for more information or visit artshhi.com.
MLK DAY ON HILTON HEAD
A march begins in front of the high school at 9 a.m. and is followed by a ceremony inside the Seahawk Cultural Center at Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Rd. After the ceremony, there is a community luncheon. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Free; For more information, call 843-689-4800.
January 24-31 7th Annual Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber Restaurant Week
Modeled after similar popular events held in NYC and Los Angeles, Restaurant Week features local participating restaurants, offering specially price-fixed “prix fixe” menus. For more information, call (800) 523-3373 or go to hiltonheadchamber.org.
LIVE TO GIVE LUNCHEON
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. at the Golf Club at Indigo Run, HHI. This luncheon is designed to inspire and guide you into the New Year. $24 per person; RSVP 843-715-0617 or livetogiveagodthing.org. See the ad on page 23.
MISS HILTON HEAD ISLAND PAGEANT
7:00 p.m. This is an official local preliminary competition for the Miss South Carolina, Miss South Carolina Teen, and Miss America, Miss America’s Outstanding Teen competitions. Hilton Head High School, 70 Wilborn Rd. Tickets are $20, $10 for students. For more information, call (843) 689-4800.
ANNUAL HHCA TALENT SHOW
7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Come see and hear the many talents of our students and faculty at our Annual fun-time event! Hilton Head Christian Academy Campus, 55 Gardner Drive, HHI. For more information call Jen Denton, 843-681-2878.
FREE DESIGN ADVICE
11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., with Ann Evans, Designer, Allied Member, ASID. Ann meets with you one on one to answer design questions.; bring your photos and fabrics. See the ad on page 24. Location: The Gallery, 1203-B Main Street, HHI. For more information, call 843-341-5483.
CELEBRACION de CORAZON HEART BALL
HILTON HEAD SNOW DAY
11:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Real Snow- Real Fun! $10 per child featuring Kids Zone, Zip line, Bungee jump, Snow field, and more. Sponsored by Island Recreation Association. Call 843-681-7273 or visit islandrecreation.org. See ad on page 30.
NAMI ANNUAL MARDI GRAS PARTY
6:30 p.m.—10:30 p.m. A fabulous and fun fund-raiser with gourmet dining and entertainment by Lavon Stevens. Sonesta Resort, HHI. Sponsored by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI). Tickets $75. For more information call 843-681-2200 or go to the events website: namilowcountry.org.
FEBRUARY WAHHI LUNCHEON
January - February
CALLING ALL DRESSES
The Junior Service League of Beaufort is collecting dresses for their annual JSLB Prom Boutique event. This event provides juniors and senior girls with a prom dress for free. You can help by donating new or gently used long and short dresses in all sizes and accessories, such as earrings, necklaces, bracelets, shawls and handbags. Dresses must be clean and have no visible tears or stains. Please visit www.juniorserviceleagueofbeaufort.org or facebook.com/jslbft for drop off locations or call 843-842-7465 for more information. Donations are tax deductible.
To Submit a Non-profit or Charitable Calendar Event:
by January 15th.