March 2019 Community Calendar

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March 2019 Calendar

Women’s History Month  |  6th - Ash Wednesday
8th - Int'l Women’s Day  |  10th - Daylight Savings Begins
17th - St. Patrick’s Day  |  22nd - Nat'l Goof-Off Day

During March—

MAR 1-7  Calling All Dresses
Cleaning out for the new year? Junior Service League of Beaufort wants your formal, semi-formal dresses and accessories for their annual JSLB Prom Boutique. You could help young women find their dream prom dress. Donations accepted through Mar. 7th at Pink Magazine, The Beaufort Sound, SugarBelle, Sew Beaufort, Amazing Event Rentals, Savvy Apple, Hobbit Hill, and Farm Bureau Insurance Beaufort. For more info:

MAR 3  Stand4Land Jazz & Gullah Rap Fundraiser
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. to benefit “Help Save Gullah-Geechee Land Campaign” of the Pan-African Family Empowerment & Land Preservation League. Ruby Lee’s South; 19 Dunnigan’s Alley, HHI. Details/Tickets: or call 843.812.3558. Tickets also available at Eventbrite.

MAR 3-28  Food for the Eyes
2–5 p.m. Opening Reception on Mar 3. Art exhibit features delicious inspirations: Beaufort Arts Council Gallery, 921 Ribault Road, Building #1 on the TCL Campus, Beaufort. Gallery hours: Tues–Fri; 10-4 p.m. Details: 843.379.2787.

MAR 6  Plant Eaters Club – Susan Barnwell to Speak
6:30 p.m. at Unitarian Congregationalist Church, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Susan Barnwell will speak on whole vegan ingredient substitutions for animal products in recipes. Free/open to public. Details:

MAR 7  Memory Matter's Brain Health Summit
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Join Memory Matters for a Brain Health Summit featuring four expert speakers. Tickets $50 (includes lunch). Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort. Call 843-842-6688 or register online at

MAR 9  JSLB’s Prom Boutique
1-4 p.m. The 8th annual JSLB Prom Boutique will be at The Academy of Career Excellence (A.C.E.). Junior and senior girls from Beaufort, Jasper and Hampton counties are invited to come and select a gently-used prom dress and accessories for FREE. Students must bring ID. Hosted by Junior Service League of Beaufort. For more info:

MAR 9  Youth ArtsFest
11a.m.-1 p.m. Celebrate National Youth Arts month at Youth ArtsFest. Students and their families can enjoy arts and crafts projects, dance and drama workshops for $5. Festival is free. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Details: 843.842.2787 or

MAR 9  St. PattY's Slash
Fencing expo and USA Fencing competition. Women's Epee: 9:30 a.m. & Mixed Epee: 12:30 p.m. Salvation Army Community Center, 3000 Bee Rd, Savannah. Spectators welcome! For more info: Patty Wilkens 843-816-0756.

MAR 11 -17
HHI Wine & Food Festival
Schedule and details for festival events: See the ad page 23.

MAR 12- APR 6  The Appearance of Truth

Paintings by Mickey Boisvert on display at Art League Gallery, at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Open Mon – Sat; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Artist reception: March 13; 5 to 7 p.m. Free and open to the public; details: 843.681.5060, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


5:30–8 p.m. Road House. Giddy up gals! Join us for the larget ladies' night out in the Lowcountry with drink specials, music, dancing, great prizes and more. Location: 7 Toppers Lane, Port Royal. Details: See the ad page 4.

MAR 14  Lowcountry Vultures

3 p.m. Carlos Chacon will do informal presentation and a walk to natural set up in open fields to attract vultures. Chacon is Manager of Natural History at Coastal Discovery Museum. $7 pp/reservations required: 843.689.6767, ext. 223/ 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI.  

MAR 14-15  Celtic Nights

Mar 14: 8 p.m.; Mar 15: 4:30 & 8 p.m. World Championship dancers and All-Ireland winning musicians showcasing some of Ireland’s ‘sean nos’ (old style) Irish dance & the famous Brush Dance. Tickets: $63. Group rate available. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Details:, 843.842.2787. See ad on pg. 53.

MAR 16  Shamrock Run

8 a.m. 24th annual Shamrock Run 2019 5K and health walk. HHI event includes prizes, t-shirts and shamrock beads for participants. Details/fees:

MAR 16  Open House & Open Doors

9–5 p.m. Spring Celebrations at The Greenery, Gifted Hilton Head and Branches, all on Wm. Hilton Parkway at south end, HHI. Visit all three open houses to enter to win gifts valued over $500. Details: see the ad on right.

MAR 20  Wonderful Wednesday

“Blephroplasty, Bubbles and Brows”—5–7 p.m. Learn about eyelid lifts and hair stroke eyebrows while enjoying champagne with your girlfriends: Permanent Cosmetics HHI, 10 William Pope Drive, Suite #4, Okatie. 842.422.4141

MAR 20-23  If You Forget Me

7:30 p.m. Lean Ensemble Theater's If You Forget Me by Nora Leahy, directed by Sarah Newhouse. HHPS Main Theatre, 3000 Main Street, HHI. $40 tickets/$15 military/students. 843.715.6676. See ad page 40 for more details.

MAR 21  Palmetto Quilt Guild Meeting

Noon - 3 p.m. Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, HHI.  Anna Faustino will talk about quilting and textile art. Details: $5 guest fee. www.palmettoquiltg

MAR 22-23  Wanderlust event

Friday: 12-7 p.m. & Saturday 10-5 p.m. Join Forsythe Jewelers for a Lagos Wanderlust Trunk Show. The Shops at Sea Pines Center, 17 Lighthouse Rd, HHI. 843-671-7070; See the ad page 67 for more details.

MAR 22-23  Wingfest

5:30 – 8:30 pm, Friday: award winning wings from Orchid Paulmeier; Price: $30. Sat: 11 to 5 pm. 20-25 local restaurants in competition for 2019 WINGFEST bragging rights, plus great music. $7 tickets/Details: see the ad page 38.

MAR 23  Bourbon Ball

Bourbon Ball Gala benefits arts and education. Enjoy open bar, bourbon tastings, delicious Kentucky inspired heavy hors d’oeuvres, outdoor cigar lounge. Performance by Laura Bell Bundy, Tony nominated star of Broadway’s Legally Blonde. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, 843.842.2787, see the ad page 53.

MAR 23  “Fighting Cancer” Donation Drive

11 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The Cancer Store of Beaufort County's Spring Cleaning Donation Drive to help local cancer patients. Donate your furniture, clothing, household items, pictures, tools, etc. Call 843-524-3100 for pick-ups. All donations accepted. Location: 129 Burton Hill Rd, Ste E, Beaufort.

MAR 23  Music on Malphrus: Kirsten Maxwell

6 p.m. doors open; 7 p.m. show begins. Award-winning songwriter and compelling performer, Kirsten Maxwell takes the stage. $20 tickets at the door. Location: Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, SC, 843-837-3330.; info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAR 27  A Peel Event

9:30 – 3:30 p.m. at Serendipity, A Medical Spa, 23 Main St., #102 Palmetto Office Suites, HHI. Call 843.842.2639 to reserve your spot. SkinMedica and Colorscience experts will be on-hand to talk to you on best skin care plan. See the ad page 28.

MAR 28  5 Year Celebration & Open House

10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Spring Open House with one-day-only specials, giveaways, light refreshments and more at LUX~A Medical Spa- 350 Fording Ave., Suite 101, Bluffton. RSVP: 843-781-6672. Carpooling is highly recommended. See ad page 5 for details.

MAR 28  Meet & Greet with Dr. Weniger
10–3 p.m. Meet Dr. Weniger and enjoy a complimentary mini-consultation. Weniger Plastic Surgery, 350 Fording Avenue, Suite 200, Bluffton. 843.757.0123. See ad page 5 for details.

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