May 2018 Community Calendar

May 2018
Community Calendar

Nat'l Recommitment Month  |  1st - May Day
3rd - Garden Meditation Day  |  5th - Cinco de Mayo
13th - Mother's Day

MAY 2- 27 EVITA!
Tony Award winning show based on the life of Eva Peron; Lyrics by Tim Rice, Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Tickets available: 14 Shelter Cove Lane; Arts Center of Coastal Carolina; 843-842-2787, See ad page 49.

MAY 2 Natural History of Beer
3 pm. Meet archaeologist Rex Garniewicz, Coastal Discovery Museum’s CEO, for this unusual “BEERology” program of ancient agriculture brewing practices. $7 pp, Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI. Reservations required: 843-689-6767, ext. 223.

MAY 3,4 & 5 Special Events at Forsythe Jewelers
5-7 pm; May 3- In-store Special Event. May 4 & 5: Trunk Show. Forsythe Jewelers, since 1927; 71 Lighthouse Road, HHI. Details: 843.671.7070 or see ad page 63.

MAY 5 Free Tennis Clinic
10 am- at Port Royal Racket Club with George Haley- learn to play; join locals for some fun! Pre-register please. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAY 7- JUN 3 Nature’s Elegance
Opening reception: May 13- at SOBA Gallery; 6 Church Street, Bluffton of Bill Bogle, Jr. (renowned landscape photographer) “Nature’s Elegance National Parks and Beyond” exhibit, running through June 3. Details: Gayle Miller; 309.883.1019;

MAY 8 Beaufort History Museum Tea
1-4 pm.: The Language of Libations at Dawtaw Island Club/Carolina Room, Beaufort, SC. Discover legendary South Carolina libations, teas and sweets; benefits Beaufort History Museum; $65pp/$55members with limited seating. Details:

MAY 9 Coastal Impact Discussion
3 pm. Nancy Hadley, Shellfish Program Manager for DNR, will inform and discuss behavior modification to protect endangered oyster reefs. $7 pp, reservations required. Call 843-689-6767, ext. 223. Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, HHI.

MAY 10 L.B.D. Contest & PINK Partini
5:30 -8 pm. Fourth Annual Pink Magazine Little Black Dress event at Poseidon Rooftop Bar, Shelter Cove Towne Centre, HHI. Amazing prizes, LBD contest, drink specials and tasty bites; Details: see ad page 4.

MAY 10 Profound™ Event
5 pm. Introducing Profound™ at Hilton Head Plastic Surgery and MedSpa; 35 Bill Fries Drive, Building E, HHI. Refreshments. RSVP: 843-593-0301 for free consult and goody bag. Details: see ad page 29.

MAY 10 Annual Night of Champions
6pm. Sponsored by Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society at the Savannah International Trade and Convention Center, Savannah, GA. $50 tickets: Dinner, recognition ceremony and silent auction. Details: Tom Kenkel; 912-373-6377, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAY 12 JSLB Jubilee Fundraiser
6 pm; Historic Arsenal in Downtown Beaufort. Join Junior Service League of Beaufort for their 13th annual spring fundraiser; enjoy live music, open bar, silent auction, heavy hors d’oeuvres, grant awards ceremony and much more! Tickets $40/pp in advance $50 at door. Purchase from JSLB member or online at See ad page 8.

MAY 12 Music Fest 2018
Gates Open at Noon- rain or shine; must be 18+ years of age. Presented by Beaufort Academy. $25 pre-sale/$35 at the gate: Drivin’ and Cryin’, plus three bands; bars, food, fun; Beaufort Drive-In, Hwy 21, Beaufort, SC. Details: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

MAY 12 Rib Burnoff and Barbeque  
11:30 – 3:30pm. 21st Annual Rib Burnoff and Barbeque Fest; Shelter Cove Park, HHI. Sponsored by Kiwanis Club of HHI with competing barbeque teams from near and far away. Also: beverages, hot dogs, ice cream. Proceeds benefit local charities; $15 advance tickets/$20 at gate. Details:

10- 5 pm- along Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton, sponsored by the Rotary Club of Bluffton. Free admission. 200 vendors: Crafters, artisans, musicians, annual pie eating contest and children’s donut eating contest. Details: 843-815-2277 or

MAY 12 Walk Run Spin the Beach
8- 1 pm. Proceeds benefit the Boys & Girls Club of HHI with several 5k, 10k walk, run and spinning events: Tiki Hut + Coligny Beach; 1 South Forest Dr., HHI. Tickets: $45-$65. Details: Micki Schiffman: 843.422.5962.

MAY 17 Palmetto Quilt Guild
Noon – 3 pm; featuring guest lecturer Karen Stockwell. Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, 40 Folly Field Road, HHI; $5 guests. Details: or Facebook page.

MAY 17 Art League Adult Paint and Wine   
7-9 pm each Thursday; Paint and play. $40 includes materials, guided instruction, beverages; beginners are welcome. Details: 106 Cordillo Parkway, HHI. 843.842.5738;

MAY 17 No Place Like Home
5:30 -9 pm; to benefit Family Promise of Beaufort County. Live entertainment, buffet dinner, live and silent auctions; beer & wine. Hampton Hall Clubhouse, Bluffton. $100pp RSVP by May 4: 843-815-4211.

MAY 20 La Isla Fiesta de MAYO
All day event at Shelter Cove Park, HHI; sponsored by La Isla Magazine – Taco Libre with Live music, Kids Zone, Traditional Latin-American Cuisine, and dance competition. Details: 843.681.2393, see ad page 52.

6pm. Fast Trackers Toastmasters present: “A Taste of Improv” at the Poseidon Rooftop, Shelter Cove Towne Centre, HHI. $20/pp. Cash bar and food available. Details:; see ad page 29.

MAY 23 Step into Spring with Glowing Skin  
5:30 pm- Meet Carmen A. Traywick, MD to learn about fresh cosmetic procedures offered at LUX, a Medical Spa. Space is limited- call 843-757-3223, 350 Fording Island Rd., Suite 101, Bluffton. See ad page 5.

MAY 24 Live to Give Luncheon
11:30 – 1:30 pm. Speaker Deb Copeland: “Are you Living in Darkness when there is Light?” FREE to first 50 who sign up, reserve your spot today – call or text: 304-545-4302. Indigo Clubhouse at Indigo Run – HHI. See ad on right.

Jun 2 Relay for Life
11am – 5 pm. Benefitting the American Cancer Society; come honor those in the fight to beat cancer: Shelter Cove Park, HHI. Survivor’s Luncheon, entertainment with Target the Band, and silent auction. Free. Details:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 843-263-3216.

JUN 4- AUG 17 HHI Rec All Day Rec Camp
Mon- Fridays: 7:30 am – 6:30 pm. Daily arts and crafts, swimming, games and movies, weekly themes and action-packed days every day! Drop-in rates and weekly rates; Details: and ad on page 21.

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This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. in 50 words or less by May 12th.