July 2019 Calendar
Nat'l Picnic Month | Week 3 - Capture the Sunset Week | 4th: Independence Day
19th: Daquiri Day | 22nd: Hammock Day | 30th: Int'l Day of Friendship
Monday - Friday: Gregg Russell Concerts
8 p.m. With 40 years of entertaining, Gregg Russell, a Sea Pines Classic, returns to Harbor Town to perform at the Liberty Oak five nights a week. FREE. (Runs through August 23) Details: 843-842-1979 or www.greggrussell.com.
Tuesdays thru Aug. 12: SUMMER JAMS 5–7 p.m. & 7-9 p.m. Jeff Taylor from The Surf, and DJ Alan Palchak with fireworks. Free Event. Small fees; Kids Zone: Zip line, Bungee jump, Rock wall, Face painting. Shelter Cove Park, Towne Center, HHI. Sponsored by Island Rec. Details: events.islandreccenter.org or see ad page 29.
WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS: CRITTERS MEET & GREET 10- 1 p.m. Learn about snakes, alligators and other critters sharing our local environment. See up-close, get hands-on experience. $10 adults/$5 children ages 5-12—no reservation needed. Purchase tickets each day: Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive. HHI. Details: 843.689.6767, ext. 223.
Thursdays: Art & Environment After Hours
5-7 p.m. Thursday classes and programs—learn Lowcountry art and culture and take home something you create. Ages 10 and up/$15pp/reservations required. Location: Discovery Lab at Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI. Details: 843.689.6767, ext. 223.
JUN 26-Aug 4 Legally Blonde – The Musical
Sponsored by Pink Magazine! Tickets on sale: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina; 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. www.artshhi.com or call 843.842.2787. Details: see the ad page 36.
JUL 1 - Aug 4 SOBA SIDE BY SIDE EXHIBIT
Open daily, this exhibit explores photography and its mixed media interpretations by 13 photographers and more than 40 artists. SOBA Gallery; 6 Calhoun Street, Old Town Bluffton. Free/open to the public. Details: 843.757.6586/sobagallery.com.
JUL 3 Palmetto Plant Eaters Club
6:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist of the Lowcountry church building – 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton. Hear Mary Lou Beavers speak on how to read Nutritional Facts on Food Labels. Details: 843.816.6179.
JUL 4 HILTON HEAD FIRECRACKER 5K
8 a.m. at Jarvis Creek Park, HHI. 34th Annual Run —the largest, oldest road race in Beaufort County. Family event with post-race celebration including fresh fruit, cold drinks, door prizes. Proceeds benefit local charities, all ages welcome. No strollers, pets or baby joggers allowed. Details/fees: www.bearfootsports.com or call 843.757.8520.
JUL 5-6 JOHN HARDY TRUNK SHOW
JUL 6 “RUN, FORREST, RUN”
12:30–4 p.m. Screening and behind-the-scenes of the classic movie—Forrest Gump. Lots of trivia fun, treats and chance to win prizes from Chocolate Tree. Beaufort Branch Library; 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. FREE! Details: 843.255.6548.
JUL 7 SOBA Artist’s Reception
3-5 p.m. Free Reception featuring Lauren Terrett’s “The Lowcountry is my Home” exhibit. Lauren paints at the doorstep of her beloved Lowcountry. Show runs: July 1 – Aug 4. SOBA Gallery; Church St. at Calhoun, Bluffton. Details: 843.757.6586 or sobagallery.com.
JUL 8 LAMBS FOR LIFE DEDICATION
Noon. A carbon steel 500-pound soccer ball and benches for ALEX will be dedicated by sponsors Lambs For Life. Created by welders at May River High, the monument will become part of the campus at Hilton Head Elementary for the Creative Arts, 10 Wilborn Rd., HHI. Public welcome to attend. Details: 843.683.LAMB/www.lambsforlife.org.
JUL 9 Docent Training Morris Ctr For Lowcountry Heritage
1–3 pm: Volunteer training for docent (tour guides) to enhance Morris Center visitors’ experiences. Download PDF for information and instructions to sign up: www.morrisheritagecenter.org/volunteer.
JUL 12 LETTING YOURSELF BREATHE
2-3 p.m. Memory Matters welcomes certified yoga instructor and breath facilitator, Ceci Parella for a Free program for Caregivers. Limited Seating: RSVP required: 843.842.6688. Memory Matters: 117 Wm. Hilton Pkwy., HHI.
July 12-21 Beaufort Water festival
Activities, dance, concerts, competition, parades and pageantry! Kicks off with opening ceremonies at Friday at 7 pm. Saturday's Concert in the Park will feature headliner Tyler Farr. For detailed festival event information and to purchase tickets log onto www.bftwaterfestival.com. Tickets also available at event entrances. Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park in downtown Beaufort.
JUL 13 Clipper Cut Golf Tournament
Noon. Tournament shotgun start at Barony, Port Royal Golf & Racquet Club, HHI. Registration and putting: 10:30 a.m. Four-person scramble, pre-registration strongly recommended: www.barbersofthelowcountry.com. $125 pp includes greens fee, cart, dinner and haircut coupon. Proceeds benefit Bluffton Self Help. Details: 843.815.4423.
JUL 15 HENRY CHO AT ARTS CENTER
8 p.m. Henry Cho—the Asian comedian with a southern accent, is back by popular demand. Details/Tickets; Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. 843.842.2787. See the ad page 36.
JUL 17 Lunch and Learn at The Bayshore
10–11:30 a.m. with lunch following. Ageless Grace Presentation by Jenny Price of First Light HHC – a timeless exercise for body and mind: (first of two series) – exercises based on everyday movements. Town Hall, The Bayshore, 421 Squire Pope Road, HHI. Details: Call 843.342.2222 by July 15.
JUL 18 Palmetto Quilt Guild Meeting
Noon to 3 pm., Meeting location: Palmetto Electronic Cooperative, 111 Mathews Drive, HHI. Open to members and guests with a $5 guest fee. Details: palmettoquiltguild.org.
JULY 29 BLAST-OFF BINGO
5:30 p.m. Join in space-themed snacks, bingo and win great prizes! Play for Free: Beaufort Branch Library, 311 Scott Street, Beaufort. More details: 843.255.6458.
JUL 29 – AUG 1 Vacation Bible School
5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for rising K - 5th graders. $20 includes snack supper; scholarships available; Theme: “To Mars and Beyond.” Fun learning, timeless bible stories. Details: 843.785.4711- hhiumc.com. Details: See the ad page 24.
AUG 1 DINE OUT GIVE BACK
AUG 15 August Pink Partini
Save the Date for Pink's August Partini! 5:30–8 pm. at The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island. There will be all your favorites, including prizes, delicious treats, beverages, music, incredible views and much more. Grab your gals and throw on your favorite sundress and flip flops for a summer shindig!