1st - Faux Fur Friday | 3rd - National Giving Day
12th - Chanukah Begins | 21st - Yule & Winter Solstice
25th - Christmas | 31st - National Champagne Day
Weekly Soul Classes with Deb Copeland Mondays: 6-7:30 pm Couples; Tuesdays: 11:15 am-12:30 pm Women- Book of Mark; Wednesdays: 9 am Prayer warriors. Info: 843-715-0617. See ad pg. 46
WEDNESDAYS: Melt Away Pounds 2 pm or 5:15 pm FREE workshop explaining the science behind metabolic weight loss. Stephens Compounding Pharmacy. See ad pg. 15
THURSDAYS: Thursday Night Special 3-Course meal. $49 pp. Live music by Armand Demille starting at 5 pm. RED, The Restaurant and Wine Boutique. See ad pg. 35
SATURDAYS: Mimosas for Moms Island Child located in Village at Wexford, HHI. See ad pg. 22
DEC 1 Island Rec Center Winter Wonderland Festival
4-8 pm FREE! Carnival games, children’s parade, bounce houses, golden candy cane hunt and more! Shelter Cove Community Park. Sponsored by Pink Magazine. See ad pg. 11
DEC 1-16 Holiday Food Drive
Bring in canned goods and non-perishable foods to benefit Sandalwood Community Food Pantry. Lux~A Medical Spa. See ad pg. 5
DEC 2 Vendor Craft Fair
10 – 3 pm. Hosted by “The Green”- a group of non-profit stewards of The Green National Historic Place. Fair location: Corner of Hwy 21 and MLK, Jr. Drive, St. Helena Isl. Crafts and local produce for sale, holiday music and Christmas tree in the park. Bring an ornament. Details: 843-838-2982
DEC 2, 16 & 23 Sweetgrass Class
10:30 am- 12:30 pm Join a local 7th generation Gullah basket maker to hear the history of sweetgrass weaving, and make your own holiday wreath. $65 pp. RSVP 843-689-6767. Coastal Discovery Museum
DEC 3 & 4 HH Symphony Orchestra
DEC 3: 5 pm, DEC 4: 8 pm. “Joy to the World” annual holiday spectacular will feature guest soloists. First Presbyterian Church, HHI. Tickets: $30, $45, $55. Details: 843-842-2055, www.hhso.org
DEC 5 & 12 DIY Projects Class
2 pm DIY holiday décor craft project. $35 pp. DEC 5 make a pallet Christmas tree sign. DEC 12 make a holiday sign. RSVP required 843-785-5557. Revival Design & Décor. 124 Arrow Rd., HHI. See ad pg. 61
DEC 5-30 Beadazzled: Artistry in Beads
10 am- 4 pm and 90 minutes before all Arts Center Performances. Reception DEC 7, 5-7 pm. Artist demonstrations DEC 14, 21 & 28 from 10 am- noon. Art League of Hilton Head Gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina
DEC 6 Open House at Island Rec
5:30- 6:30 pm. Come to Island Rec Center, 20 Wilborn Drive, HHI for update and tours of new Rec Community Center under construction. Share in the excitement! Details: islandreccenter.org
DEC 6 Pinnacle Holiday Party
5:30- 7 pm Champagne, hors d’oeuvres and over $4000 in fabulous prizes! Pinnacle Plastic Surgery. See ad pg. 9
DEC 6 BELLAFILL EVENT
10 am- 3 pm Bellafill representatives will be here to give FREE skin checks and teach you more about their product that can help give you a more youthful appearance that lasts. Lux, A Medical Spa. 350 Fording Island Rd., Bluffton.
DEC 6-7 Holiday Parties at Lettrs
6th- 3-5 pm Food and drinks at the Bluffton location. Goodie bags for the first 25. 7th- 5:30-7 pm Local authors, food and drinks at the Hilton Head Island location. Goodie bags for the first 25 making a purchase. Lettrs located in Bluffton. See ad pg. 30
DEC 6-31 NEWSIES: THE BROADWAY MUSICAL
The Arts Center is thrilled to produce the Carolinas’ Premiere of Disney’s Tony Award- winning Newsies. Show time and tickets: www.artshhi.com. See ad pg. 25
DEC 7 American Revolution Round Table
11:30 am - doors open. Lunch at noon followed by Jim Jordan discussing the “Sad Ending of a Heroic Life- Nathanael Greene.” $20. Tide Pointe, HHI. RSVP: 843.707.7049
DEC 7 WAHHI Luncheon and Toy Drive
11:30 am Bring a wrapped gift with a note indicating appropriate age and gender for gift. Gifts will be distributed to The Children’s Center and Deep Well Project. Sonesta Resort Shipyard Plantation, HHI. RSVP by Dec 1 www.wahhi.org
DEC 9 Music on Malphrus
6 pm doors open; Show at 7 pm. Wind River recording artist David Roth will perform. General admission $20. 110 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton
DEC 9 A Night in Bethlehem, Living Nativity
3-6 pm FREE. Bring your family for an interactive Christmas experience. Walk around Bethlehem marketplace, discover what life was like when Jesus was born. St. Luke’s Church. 50 Pope Ave., HHI. Register: http://tinyurl.com/christmashhi.
DEC 9 Authors Under the Live Oaks
9:30 am- 4:30 pm FREE! Come meet talented authors of the Lowcountry. Meet Santa Claus, The Charles Towne Few Pirates & US Marine Corps. Food truck, music, free wine and more. Bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Located at Frampton Plantation, 1 Low Country Lane, Yemassee
DEC 10 Open House and Dessert Party
2-4 pm FREE and everyone’s invited to the Hilton Head Hero House. Guests are asked to bring a grocery gift card to a local grocery store to share with Hero families in 2018. 1 Spanish Moss Dr. in The Sea Pines Resort. Info: 843-422-6343
DEC 10 Teddy Bear Sunday
Drop your new bear by St. Andrew By-the-Sea United Methodist Church on HHI to be donated to those in need this holiday season. Bring all the bears you can! Details: 20 Pope Avenue, 843-785-4711.
DEC 13 “Fish-eating Birds”
Join Robert Rommel to learn how the ecology of fish and bird species are closely intertwined. RSVP: 843-689-6767 ext. 223. Coastal Discovery Museum.
DEC 14 Evaluating the Media: Fake or Factual
11:30 am The League of Women Voters’ holiday luncheon guest James Mallory will discuss how to evaluate the media. $30. Country Club of HHI. RSVP 843-815-3743.
DEC 15 Holiday Open House
5-8 pm Join us for bubbly & hors d’oeuvres with Dr. Reid, CoolSculpting, Obagi & Dermalogica reps & Jane Iredale make-up artist. Enter to win for prizes. Hilton Head Plastic Surgery. See ad pg. 13.
DEC 24 Christmas Eve Candlelight Services
Join St. Andrew By-The-Sea for a traditional candlelight service or a “Christmas Eve under the stars” service. For a schedule of morning and evening services and locations see ad on pg. 45.