September 2018 Community Calendar

September 2018 Community Calendar

Self Improvement Month  |  2nd - International Bacon Day
9th - Grandparents Day   |  19th - Talk Like a Pirate Day
21st - World Gratitude Day

SEPT 5-6 Thrive Women’s Conference
Sonesta Beach Resort, HHI. Conference is designed to educate, engage and empower. Registration at:

SEPT 5 Art League of HH Reception  
5–7 pm. Featured artist Thomas Hanlon; Lowcountry Excursion Watercolors. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Ln, HHI. Free; open to the public. Exhibit runs through Sept. 22. Details:  843.681.5060.

SEPT 6 Eliza Lucas Pinckney Talk
5 pm. Meet author, Peggy Pickett, to learn Eliza’s unique story and how indigo dye was made in 1739. Family fun education for all ages at Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI: $15 pp/under age 5/free. Reservations: 843.689.6767, ext. 223 or

SEPT 9 SOBA Gallery Opening Reception  
3-5 pm Featured artist Sept. 3 – 30: Joan Moreau McKeever—“Beaches Backyards & Beyond”. SOBA Gallery, 6 Church St, Bluffton; Details: or 843.757.6586.

SEPT 10 Weichart Charity Golf & Tennis Tourney
Benefits Family Promise of Beaufort County. Golf, tennis, raffles, sponsorships, silent auction. Location: Wexford Plantation. Details: 843.341.3700 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEPT 12 CoolSculpting Event
5pm- HHPS office on Bill Fries Dr., HHI; meet Dr. Reid. Special offers, refreshments, cocktails. Learn more at see ad page 41 for details.

SEPT 12 & 20 League of Women Voters Forum 
12th: 5:30–7:30 pm- Public Forum at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry with SC House Districts 118, 120 and 123 candidates. 20th: 5:30–7:30 pm- Public Forum at All Saints Episcopal Church with Beaufort County Council Districts 6, 8, 9, 10 and 11 candidates. Public is welcome; Details: 843.255.6900.

5:30-8 pm. Join in the fun of a Gameday Gal-abration! Kick-Off football season in your spirit wear at Hickory Tavern; 44 Shelter Cove Ln., HHI. Fan food, fabulous prizes and much more; details: See page 4.

SEPT 13 Mis-pronunciations Event  
10 am at the Bluffton Library, 120 Palmetto Way. Learn the correct mis-pronunciations of many SC words, especially designed for those who have never been to the Palmetto State before! Free. Details: 843.255.6468.

SEPT 13-15 Yemassee Shrimp Festival
Enjoy a weekend of fun! Now accepting applications for the beauty pageant, parades, talent Show, craft and food vendors and the Shrimp Battle Cook-Off. Details:

SEPT 15 Blufftemberfest
4-9 pm at Bluffton Oyster Factory Park: a Bluffton-style Oktoberfest Celebration. Live music, food court, craft beer garden, crafts, vendors, kids’ stuff. Tickets: $5 door/under 12, free. Dogs OK on leashes, bring lawn chairs. Details: 843.757.8520 or

SEPT 17 HH Shores Notes
7 pm: Guest night: Explore your inner diva by joining award-winning women who love to sing A Capella harmony at Island Lutheran Church, 4400 Main Street, HHI. Call 843.705.6852 or  log on to

SEPT 19 Christian Women’s Luncheon  
11:30 am., Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection; Hampton Hall Clubhouse, with fashion show and guest speaker, Penny Zee. Pre-pay lunch: $25pp Check to CWC: 607 Argent Way, Bluffton, SC 29909. Details: 843.705.7604.

SEPT 19 Profound Event
5pm; at HHPS office on Bill Fries Dr., HHI. Meet Dr. Reid, enjoy cocktails, refreshments and Profound skin tightening treatment discount. Call 843.681.4088 or go to See ad page 41.

SEPT 20 Fall Open House at LUX 
10- 6 pm; Lux~A Medical Spa's Open House will feature one-day-only specials, door prizes, demonstrations, free walk-in consultations with Dr. Weniger from 10 am - 12 pm and 1-4 pm. RSVP: 843.781.6672. Details: See ad page 5.

SEPT 20 Palmetto Quilt Guild Meeting
Noon to 3pm at HH Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Rd, HHI. Guest speaker: Pat Sloan, the “Voice” of Quilting. $5 guest fee. Details:

SEPT 20 Serendipity Medical Spa Event 
5:30 pm – An evening of Education, Giveaways and Fun at Serendipity Medical Spa, 23 Main Street, Suite 102, Palmetto Office Suites, HHI. RSVP by Sept 11 to reserve your spot: 843.342.2639. Details: See ad page 30.

SEPT 22 Clipper Cup Golf Tournament 
Four-person 18-hole scramble; Crescent Pointe Golf Club; benefits Bluffton Self-Help. Sponsored by Barbers of the Lowcountry, $100 fee includes greens, cart fee, dinner, and haircut! Register at or call 843.815.4423.

SEPT 22 Live Painting Demonstration 
Noon- 2 pm at Four Corners Gallery- 1263-B May River Rd, Old Town Bluffton; with Peggy Ellis. Refreshments, teas and treats. Details: 843.757.8185. or see ad page 56.

SEPT 22 ilyAIMY in Concert 
7 pm. ilyAIMY (I love you and I miss you) at Music on Malphrus – 110 Malphrus Rd, Bluffton. New Folk tunes with Rob Hinkal and Heather Aubry Lloyd – “this ain’t your Grandpa’s folk music.” Doors open 6 pm- $20 admission. Details: 843.837.3300.

SEPT 22 Beaufort Walk for Water
9 am at Live Oaks Park in Port Royal. Open to all people of all ages, and dog-friendly event. Sign up, walk, donate: events.watermissions/beaufort18 or 843.769.7395.

SEPT 22 Anniversary Gala 
5:30–9:30 pm- Sea Pines Country Club (HHI) for the Pregnancy Center and Clinic of the Lowcountry Gala. Dinner, music, silent & live auctions. Tickets: $85. Details: 843.689.2222. Please register by Sept 15: free gate pass.

SEPT 24 Game Day Fundraiser 
11-3:30 pm. Lunch, games, door prizes and raffles. Sponsored by GFWC Woman’s League of the Lowcountry benefitting local Beaufort and Jasper charities. Indigo Run Golf Club- HHI: $30 pp. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

SEPT 25 HH Camera Club Meeting 
7-9 pm. Guest speaker: Kelley Luikey, award-winning photographer, naturalist and teacher; members and guests welcome. Location: Osher Lifelong Learning Center, 2 Matthews Ct., HHI. New website:; 843.454.4114.

SEPT 27 American Revolution Round Table  
11:30 lunch, speaker at 1 pm; Michael Coker speaks on Revolutionary Battle of Fort Fair Lawn of Moncks Corner, SC. Location: Tide Pointe; guests welcome; lunch/reservation details: Peggy Pickett: 757.561.3035.

SEPT 28-Jan 25 Friday Public Art Tours 
1 pm. Coastal Discovery Museum docent-led tours sponsored by the Community Foundation of the Lowcountry HHI public art committee; see 19 strategically placed outdoor public sculptures on property at 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI and vote your favorite. Reservations: $10 pp; 843.689.6767, ext. 223.

OCT MONDAYS: Dementia Dialogs
1:30 – 3:30 pm each Monday – FREE 5-week training designed to educate those care for persons with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease. St. Gregory the Great, St. Andrew Chapel, 222 Pinckney Colony Rd, Bluffton. Registration required. Details: Kari Kiernan; 843.842.6688.