All events are subject to change.

Saturdays in December Visit with Santa
Dec 3rd, 10th and 17th at Island Child in the Village at Wexford. Story time with Santa: 1:45 and visits with Santa 2-4 pm. See ad on page 22.

During December Give the Gift of Happiness
Help make this holiday season extra special for children in Beaufort County’s Foster Care by donating unwrapped gifts for CAPA (Child Abuse Prevention Association) and Open Arms Shelter. Donations may be dropped off at
The Hair Designers in The Village at Wexford, HHI. See ad on page 30.

During December Harbour Town Lights
Through Sunday, January 1. Enjoy the illuminated seasonal figures along the harbour, including the towering Christmas tree! Help the Deep Well Project by dropping off canned goods or a new, unwrapped child’s toy in the well by the Liberty Oak stage. For more info, visit

DEC 2 Tree Lighting Ceremony
5:30 pm at Martin Family Park, Boundary St, Bluffton. Bring blankets and chairs for holiday fun and a special movie!

DEC 3 Bluffton Christmas Parade
10 am through Bluffton’s Historic District. Don’t miss this annual tradition.

DEC 3 Winter Wonderland Festival
4-7 pm at Shelter Cove Community Park. Enjoy carnival games, children's parade, bounce house, candy cane hunt and more. See ad on page 6..

DEC 7 Christmas Belles Shopping Event
9am-5 pm at Serendipity Medical Spa, 23 Main St. #102, HHI. Free Alastin consultaions, a new skin care line, product specials, gift certificates and more. See ad on page 21.

DEC 7-31 A Christmas Story: The Musical
A great time for the whole family, sure to warm hears this holiday season, A Christmas story: The Musical chronicles young Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way to the holiday gift of his dreams. 14 Shelter Cove Lane. For tickets:; 843-842-2787.

DEC 7 Holiday Luncheon and Program
11:30am-1:30pm Lowcountry Christian Women's Connection "Celebrate the Season" luncheon. Hampton Hall Clubhouse, Bluffton. RSVP required. For more information, call 843-705-7604.

DEC 8-18 Educating Rita
Thursday-Saturday 7:30pm; Sunday 2pm at HHPS Main Street Theatre, HHI.. "A marvelous play, painfully funny and passionately serious" by Lean Ensemble Theater. See ad on page 29.

DEC 12 Tulip Thrift Store’s Christmas Party
11am-6pm; Visit for details! See ad on page 41.

DEC 14 Audubon Christmas Bird Count
All Day. Join the Hilton Head Island Audubon Society as it conducts its annual Audubon Christmas Bird Count. For more info or to register please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit

DEC 23 Gregg Russell Christmas Concert
7:30-9pm; Relish the spirit of the holidays with an evening in Harbour Town for children and adults. Before and after the concert, enjoy a special visit from Santa Claus from 5:30-7pm and 9pm! Complimentary

DEC 24 Christmas Eve Services
4:30pm Family Candlelight service and Children's Christmas Pagent,
7pm Candlelight Communion service; 9:30pm Traditional Candlelight service. See ad on page 28 for details and Sunday December services.

DEC 31 21st Annual Polar Bear Swim
10am; Take a dip in the Harbour Town Pool on a chilly winter day.

5:30-8 pm at Kind of Blue, 19 Dunnagans Alley, HHI. The Lowcountry's
Largest Ladies' Night Out with tasty bites, live music, dancing, free admission, prizes, fun, friendship & more! Everyone's invited. See ad page 4.

All events are subject to change. Please verify details before attending. To submit a non-profit event, please email a short blurb to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. by December 12th.