December 2019 Calendar
Universal Human Rights Month | Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
3rd: Nat’l Day of Giving | 22nd-30th: Hanukkah | 25th: Christmas
31st: Nat’l Champagne Day
THURSDAYS 2 pm and 4:30 pm. Join in a free workshop on the science behind Metabolic Weight Loss of HGC. Limited seating; Call 843.686.3040 to RSVP and see the ad page 46 for more details.
Through Dec 13 Holiday Toy and Food Drive Bring a smile to a local child and spread holiday cheer by donating unwrapped new gifts and canned goods at Hargray retail locations. See ad on page 63 for more details.
DEC 2 Adult Crafting - Winter Whimsy
5:30-6:30 pm. Enjoy hot chocolate and winter poems while you make a craft of choice. Materials provided. Bring your creativity to Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott St., Beaufort. Free. Details: 843.255.6458.
DEC 2 WAHHI Holiday Luncheon
DEC 3 Holiday Open House & Super Event
4-8 pm. Join Advanced Womens Care of the Lowcountry in celebrating The Medical Spa's one year anniversary with refreshments, event specials, giveaways, vendor representatives and so much more! Limited space. RSVP by calling 843-341-9715.
DEC 3–5 & 7 Festival of Trees
Dec 3-5th: Beautifully decorated trees and Santa appearances. Dec 5th: Celebration of Giving Gala from 6-9 pm. Silent auction, artist-created tabletop trees, bake sale and more. Proceeds benefit Friends of Carolina Hospice. Dec 7th: Fun Run 9 am; Snow Day 10 am at Live Oak Park, Port Royal. Details: 843.525.6257 and see ad page 22.
DEC 4 Forsythe Jewelers Holiday Open House
4-7 pm. Browse from a large selection of jewelry designers, MacKenzie-Childs Kitchen & Housewares and more. Complimentary gift wrap with purchase. 71 Lighthouse Road, HHI. Details: Call 843.671.7070.
DEC 4-29 Kiss Me, Kate!
Tony Award Winner including Best Musical with show stopping musical numbers. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Dr., HHI. Call 843.842.2787 for show times or visit www.artshhi.com. See the ad page 54 for even more details.
DEC 4 & 17 Bayshore Open House
Drop-in between 10 am and noon. Seasonal tours, drinks, snacks, sweets. Mix-n-mingle at The Bayshore. See the ad page 53 or call 843.342.2222 for details.
DEC 5 American Revolution Round Table
11:30am: Social, noon luncheon. Speaker Joan Zeise will talk on Revolutionary War Women at 1 pm. Location: Tide Point, HHI. Guests are welcome. Info and RSVP: Peggy Picket: 843.422.0091.
DEC 5 & 12 LUX Holiday Shop Parties
Celebrate the Season by dropping by one or two Lux A Medical Spa Shop Parties. Shelter Cove location on Dec 5 and Bluffton location on Dec 12. See the ad on page 30 for details or call 843.781.6672.
DEC 6 Taste of the Season
6 p.m. at Marriott Hilton Head Resort & Spa, HHI. 40 plus restaurants; one night only. Presented by HHI-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce; www.hiltonheadisland.org/taste.
DEC 6 Zoe Lewis at Music on Malphrus
6 pm: Doors open. Concert: 7 pm. She’s Back! Zoe Lewis entertains with acoustic funk, Latin jazz and swinging folk. $20 tickets at the door; Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry- 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Details: 843.837.8330 or uulowcuntry.org.
DEC 6 Winter Wonderland Festival
4-8 pm. Island Rec hosts annual event at Shelter Cove Community Park, HHI with carnival games, children’s parade, bounce houses, Golden Candy Cane Hunt and more. See the ad page 6 or events.islandreccenter.org. Sponsored by Pink.
DEC 7-21 Bluffton Artists' Holiday Boutique
11-3pm, Sundays, 10-5pm Mon-Sat. One-of-a-kind artisan holiday gifts and décor for sale at SOBA Gallery’s Center for Creative Arts in Old Town Bluffton, next to Church Street. Details: www.sobagallery.com or 843.757.6586.
DEC 7 JSLB Touch a Truck
11-4 p.m. *Rescheduled* A unique and interactive experience for children all ages to be able to see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks and machinery. Location: Paris Ave in Port Royal. $5/admission. Sponsored by Junior Service League of Beaufort. See ad page 16 or go to www.touchatruckbeaufort.com.
DEC 9 Our Lifelong Friendship
2 pm. Come meet life-long friend to Pat Conroy, author Bernie Schein, who will share stories and cherished memories from his recent book. Location: Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI. RSVP: 843.689.6767, ext. 223.
DEC 11-12 PiYaro Trunk Show
All day at Quinn’s Jewelers, receive 25% off PiYaro during the show. The Village at Wexford, Unit G-5, 1000 William Hilton Pkwy., HHI. See the ad page 3.
DEC 11 Overwintering Hummingbirds
2pm. Master bird bander, Doreen Cubie presents a program on Rubythroats Hummingbirds at Coastal Discovery Museum. $7 pp/reservations required: Details: 843.689.6767, Ext. 223. Location: 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI.
DEC 12 10th Annual Chili Cook-off & Merry Meals
5 to 7 p.m. at Village Cove on Hilton Head Island. Co-hosted by local nonprofit, Hospice Care of the Lowcountry, and Village Cove Assisted Living. For just $10 per ticket, Merry Meals will help to provide holiday meals for local seniors. There will be several types of chili, a hot cider station, desserts, raffle prizes, and a cash bar.
DEC 12-22 Every Brilliant Thing
7:30 pm and 2 pm matinees. Lean Ensemble presents Every Brilliant Thing, by Duncan MacMillan and Johnny Donahoe; $40 tickets; students/military-$15.At Soundwaves, 7 Lagoon Road, HHI.
DEC 13 Bangs Salon & Spa Open House
5-7 pm. Enjoy Refreshments, AVEDA giveaway and complimentary hands or chair massages. 304 Scott Blvd., Suite 103, Beaufort. 843.379.2232 and see the ad page 35.
DEC 14 A Night in Bethlehem Live Nativity
3-6 pm. Join annual walk about Bethlehem: Interact with shopkeepers, visit the stable, talk to Mary and Joseph at St. Pope’s Church, 50 Pope Ave., HHI. Free. Register online for your time spot: http:tinyurl.com/christmashhi2019.
DEC 15 Beaufort Christian Women's Connection
11:30-1:30pm. BCWC host luncheon at Sea Island Presbyterian Church, 81 Lady’s Island Drive. Chef Debbie Covington $18 lunch. Speaker is Tempe Brown- “Putting Together Life’s Puzzle Without the BoxLid”. RSVP: Marti Myers: 843.321.0962.
DEC 18 Biology and Ecology of Whales
2 pm. Assoc Professor Michael Williamson, founder of WhaleNet, will talk on whale natural history with some specimens on hand. $7 pp/reservations required. Details: 843.689.6767, Ext. 223. Location: 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI.
DEC 24 St. Andrew's By-the-Sea UMC Christmas Eve Services
St. Andrew By-the-Sea UMC will host four Christmas Eve Services and the Eighth Annual Christmas Eve Under the Stars in Bluffton. 4:30, 6:30, 7pm and 9:30 are services times. See ad on page 40 for details and worship locations.
DEC 24 Jingle Jingle Run
8 am. Join in the festivities at the 28th Annual Family 5K Run and Health Walk sponsored by Hilton Head Hospital. Free Children’s Run follows the 5K. T-Shirts and other goodies for first 600 participants. Sign up at bearfootsports.com or call 843.757.8520 for event details.
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