August 2017 Community Calendar

August 2017 Community Calendar

1st - Nat’l Girlfriends’ Day  |  30th - Nat’l Grief Awareness Day
Nat’l Watermelon Month  |  Admit You're Happy Month  |  Family Fun Month

During August:

Art & Soul Dozens of classes will be offered all month long in painting with acrylics, oils, hand quilting, sewing, watercolor art, kids’ crafts and more. 1509 Main St., HHI. 843-802-0015. See the ad on page 30 for details.

Metabolic Weight Loss Every Wednesday 2 pm or 5:15 pm Free workshop explaining the science behind the Metabolic Weight Loss of HCG (Human Chorionic Gonadotrophin). 30 min. sessions will help you locate a physician, understand diet and answer questions. RSVP 843-686-3040. Stephens Compounding Pharmacy. 55 Matthews Dr., Ste 215, HHI. See ad on pg. 29.

Summer Jams at Shelter Cove Community Park 
Through August 15th Free fireworks and live music at 6 pm on Tuesdays throughout the month! Face painting, a rock wall, and zip line experiences are all available for a small fee. For more details and a list of performers, see the ad on page 65.
Gregg Russell’s summer concerts Sunday-Friday through August 25th; 8:00 pm; under the old oak tree in Harbour Town. It’s total family fun with special antics for the kids... games, interviews, sing-a-longs and great entertainment.

AUG 1-26 Women Together Art Exhibit

Gayle Miller: Women Together, Feminine Expressions in Watercolor will be featured at Art League Gallery. Artist’s reception will be held on Aug 9 from 5-7 pm. Free and open to the public. Inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Ln., HHI. Info: 843-681-5060 or

AUG 3 Sea Pines Shell Ring

4-5 pm Dr. Matthew Sanger will speak on Sea Pines Shell Ring, a site that is estimated to date around 4,000 years ago, the oldest on Hilton Head. Free. First come, first seated. Program geared for ages 12 and older. Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI.  Info: 843-689-6767 ext. 224 or

AUG 4-6 Gullah/ Geechee
Nation International Music & Movement Festival
The 3 day celebration will educate supporters through a series of cultural heritage activities: “De Gullah Root Experience Tour,” “Gullah/ Geechee Living Marketplace,” drum call, dramatic presentations and sweetgrass traditions. Sponsored by the Gullah/ Geechee Sea Island Coalition and other cultural partners. Info: 843-838-1171 or

AUG 4- OCT 13  “Paint Party” with Amiri

11 am- 1 pm hosted by Amiri Farris at the Coastal Discovery Museum on select Fridays. $45/ person and all supplies are included. RSVP required. Call 843-689-6767 ext. 223. 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI.

AUG 7-SEPT 3 Wood Sculptures

Nicholas Di Mona creates unusual wood sculptures from dead and fallen trees. On display at SoBA gallery, 6 Church St., Bluffton. Opening reception 5 p.m., Aug. 11. Info. Call 843-757-6586 or

AUG 10  Teacher Appreciation Pink Partini
5:30-8 pm Presented by CoastalStates Bank and Calibogue Catering.  Join us at Spanish Wells Clubhouse, 1 Brams Point Rd., HHI for our Teacher Appreciation Pink Partini. We will be collecting donations to help fill teachers’ wish lists. See ad on pg. 4 for details.

AUG 12  27th Annual Summer Shows

10 am- 4 pm The SC Lowcountry: An Artistic Inspiration 27th Annual Summer Show will be held at The Red Piano Too Art Gallery. Info: 843-838-2241. 870 Sea Island Pkwy., St. Helena Island. See ad on pg. 53 for details.

AUG 16 Annie Dillard’s “Total Eclipse"

2pm Professional actress Maggie Worsdale performs dramatic reading of Annie Dillard’s essay  “Total Eclipse”. FREE.  Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Info: 843-255-6458 or

AUG 21 Experience the 2017 Solar Eclipse!

1:30 pm  There will be science displays, guest speakers, eclipse glasses (while supplies last) and a public viewing of the eclipse at the Beaufort Academy football field. 240 Sams Point Rd., Beaufort.

AUG 22 CoolSculpting Event

5 pm.; RSVP by Aug 18 for a goody bag. Learn What CoolSculpting can do for you.  Live demonstration and free consultation. Hilton Head Plastic Surgery. 35 Bill Fries Dr., Bldg. E, HHI; 843-681-4088. See ad page 23.
AUG 24

HydraFacial & Dermaplaning Demo

3 pm.; Refreshments, prizes, one-day-only discounts. Pinnacle Plastic Surgery and Medical Spa. RSVP: 843.815.6699; see the ad page 39.

AUG 30 A Cool Night Out

5:30 p.m. Learn more about CoolSculpting- the revolutionary non-surgical treatment designed to remove stubborn fat, the cool, natural way.  Location: LUX, A Medical Spa, 350 Fording Island Road, Bluffton; 843.757.3223; See ad page 5.

AUG 31- SEPT 2  “Cure for the Common Comedy”

8 pm.; Legendary Second City sketch improv series comes to Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. 843.842.2787. Along with season 2017-18 ticket offerings, see the ad, page 26.

SEPT 13 Skincare, Fillers & Peels

5-7 p.m., Door prizes, demonstrations, appetizers, all in a fun evening of skincare education. Space limited, call to reserve your spot: Smith Plastic Surgery, 16 Okatie Center Blvd S. Suite 101, Bluffton; 843.705.8940; See ad page 15.

SEPT 28 Live to Give Luncheon

11:30 am Deb Copeland will be speaking on “Turning Observers into Participants.” The Golf Club at Indigo Run. $24/ person. RSVP 843-715-0617.  See ad pg. 51.

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