October 2018 Community Calendar

October 2018 Community Calendar

Breast Cancer Awareness Month  |  Financial Planning Month
Week 1 - Get Organized Week  |  5th - Do Something Nice Day
12th - Pink Out Friday

During October—

1:30–3:30 pm FREE 5-week training designed to educate those care for persons with dementia/Alzheimer’s Disease. 222 Pinckney Colony Rd, Bluffton. Registration required. Details: Kari Kiernan; 843.842.6688.

League of Women Voters Forums at HHI Town Hall: Oct. 10th:
5:30–7:30 p.m. Beaufort County Board of Education—Districts 7,  8 & 10; Oct. 15th: 5:30–7:30 p.m. HHI Town Council—Wards 2, 4 & 5; Oct. 29th: Hilton Head Mayor; Details: www.vote411.org

1st & 3rd Mondays: 
Intro to Yoga class  5:30–6:30 p.m. For cancer patients; learn gentle yoga, modified poses, meditation and breathing techniques. FREE. Bluffton Medical Campus classroom, 70 Baylor Drive, Suite 150, Bluffton. Bring your own mat. Details: 843-229-3402 or www.hiltonheadregional.com.

Oct 1 – 31 Traveling Bra Exhibits

Sponsored by Pinnacle Plastic Surgery, students from May River and Hilton Head High Schools creative bras will be on display to collect your votes! Visit pinnaclemd.com for complete schedule and locations/See ad page 18.

OCT 1- 31 Land & Sea Exhibit

Oct 5, 5:30–8 p.m. Opening reception for impressionist plein air artist, Greg Barnes’ beautiful landscapes. Karis Art Gallery in the Village at Wexford, HHI. Details:843.785.5100.


Oct 7: 3–5 p.m.: Opening Artist’s Reception for award winning Lori Wilson, watercolor artist, photographer and adult art teacher—at SOBA Gallery; corner of Church and Calhoun, Old Town Bluffton. Details:  309.883.1019/sobagallery.com.


Community Foundation of HHI and community partner/sponsors are exhibiting 20 sculptures by internationally-recognized artists on-site at The Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, HHI. Juried exhibition/Free admission/Details: hhipublicart.org.

OCT 2- Nov 3 The Fine Art of 16 Fine Teachers

Opening reception: Oct 10: 5–7 p.m. Sponsored by Art League of HHI - meet the artists at Art League Gallery, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Free- open to the public. Exhibit open 10–4 daily through Nov. 3; artleaguehhi.org.

OCT 4 Bras & Bubbly

6–8 p.m. Kick off The Bra Project with an evening of fashion, fun and fundraising. $25 tickets/silent auction/wine and hors  d'oeuvres. Sponsored by Pinnacle Plastic Surgery. Venue 1223; 1223 May River Road, Bluffton; Details: bubblesandbras2018.eventbrite.com.

OCT 5 Burger, Bacon & BBQ

5–9 p.m. at Shelter Cove Community Park; taste the Lowcountry's top chefs' best dishes. Kid’s activities/craft beer garden/no pets. Details: $7pp/kids under 10/free. See the ad page 29.


11:30-3:30 p.m. rain or shine: 34th annual event at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn with 20-25 local restaurants and chili amateurs in trophy competition. Hosted by Kiwanis Clubs of HHI.www.hiltonheadkiwanis.org.

Oct 9 Haupt on Conroy

3 p.m. Director of Pat Conroy Literacy Center, Jonathon Haupt, speaks on Conroy’s school days at Beaufort High and formative school teaching days. $7 pp/reservations required: 843.689.6767. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Dr., HHI.

OCT 10 Pet Adoption Day

Noon- 2 p.m. to benefit Hilton Head Humane. Adoptions at Foundation Realty, 1127 Fording Island Rd., Suite 102, Bluffton. Enter to win multiple prizes and giveaways. Details: 843.686.4002.

OCT 12-30 Beaufort Ghost Tours

12-13th, 19-21st, 26-28th, 30th; See website for times. Hosted by CAPA and The Exchange Club. Carriage rides and walking tours through Beaufort’s historic district—proceeds benefit CAPA: Tickets: $22/$12; Call 843.52-GHOST or visit www.capabeaufort.org.

OCT 14 Hilton Head History Day

9 a.m. Docent led guided bike tours and trolley tours; some include Lowcountry Boil and live dance performance at Hudson Seafood. Tours and times/$20 and $25 tickets; reservations required: http://bit.ly/HistoryDayHHI.

OCT 17 Skinceuticals Event

5 p.m. at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery office: Cocktails, hors d-oeuvres, discounts. Details: see ad page 51.

OCT 18-20 Forsythe Trunk Show
Noon-5 p.m. Thursday; 10–5 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Shops at Sea Pines Center; 71 Lighthouse Road, HHI. Details: 843.671.7070; parking pass refunds. See the ad page 63.

OCT 19 Red Apron Sips & Seafood

6 p.m. at Waddell Maricultural Center, 211 Sawmill Rd., Bluffton. Large tent on lawn at the Colleton River with culinary seafood delights, live art performance, raffle and silent auction. Proceeds benefit Neighbors in Need. Details/Tickets: 843.757.8886.

OCT 19 Witches Brews and BOO-bs

3–6 p.m. Ghoul’s night out of spooky surprises and witchy brews at Branches, 1000 Wm. Hilton Parkway, HHI. Benefits local breast cancer awareness charities. Details: call 843.785.2535.

OCT 20 Lowcountry VegFest2018

10-5 p.m. Shelter Cove Park, HHI with music, comedy, speaker Jane Velez-Mitchell, vegan foods, beverages, retail goods, and kids’ entertainment. Details: lowcountryvegfest.com.

OCT 20 Fall Craft & Bake Sale

9–2 p.m. Christ Lutheran Church, 829 Wm. Hilton Parkway: Hundreds of hand crafts and baked goods. Benefits Hospice of the Lowcountry. Free admission. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

OCT 24 Profound Event

5 p.m. at BellaDae Spa at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery: Cocktails, Hors d-oeuvres, live demonstrations, discounts. See the ad page 51.

OCT 25  CoolSculpting Kickoff Party

5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Advanced Women’s Care of the Lowcountry: Free assessments,  special discounts, door prizes, refreshments. RSVP: 843.341.9715 for VIP list. See the ad page 17.


8 p.m.- The most charismatic, energetic funk-rock band on the planet takes the stage at Arts Center of Coastal Carolina; 14 Shelter Cove Lane, HHI. Tickets $51/Details: artshhi.com or 843.842.2787. Season tickets available/See ad on page 6.

OCT 26 Dine, Dance & Discover Gala

6:30-9:30 p.m. Art exhibit, cocktail hour, four-course dinner, speaker  author H. David Stone, silent auction, music and dancing. Benefits The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage. Tickets or to learn more: morrisheritagecenter.org or 843-284-9227. See ad on page 25.

OCT 27 Pumpkin Patch with Island Rec

4 - 8 p.m. Costume contest, candy, and games—all in a safe environment at Shelter Cove Community Park- No pets, please; free event. Details: islandrecenter.org/see ad page 29.

OCT 30 Fall Mixer at Stephens Pharmacy

10–5:30 p.m. You’re invited to browse new product lines, tour the lab, meet the staff,  check out discounts on select products. 55 Mathews Dr., Suite 215, HHI. See ad on page 37.


3 p.m. Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn. Meet live bats and author Maudi Owens. Details: $7 pp/RSVP required. 843.689.6767, ext. 223; 70 Honey Horn Drove, HHI.

NOV 3 JSLB Touch a Truck Event

11–4 p.m. Interactive experience for children of all ages to see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks, machinery and more. Paris Avenue in Port Royal/$5 admission. Details: www.touchatruckbeaufort.com and see ad page 8.

NOV 9 Gourmet Gala- Elegant Evening

6-9 p.m. Amazing dinner, drinks, desserts and fabulous music to benefit Hilton Head Heroes. $120 tickets/limit 300. Tide Pointe Clubhouse. Details: hhheroes.com See ad on right.

NOV 10 5K Race/Walk for Life

Morning Race/Walk at Live Oaks Park, Port Royal. Sponsored by Radiance Women’s Center. Refreshments; door prizes; a family event. Details: www.friendsofrwc.com. Ad on page 45.