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Hilton Head Island Festivals & Events

    • Taste of the Season
    • (December 5, 2014)
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    • Old Town Bluffton Christmas Parade and Festivities
    • (December 5-7, 2014)
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    • Gullah Celebration
    • (February 1-28, 2014)
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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 - Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Travel back in time with the Coastal Discovery Museum and hear stories of Honey HOrn's past 200 years. You'll learn about the planters, the northern hunters who visited in the winter, the islanders who worked on site and the Hack Family who lived at Honey Horn from 1950 until the...  

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Thursday, November 27, 2014

Kick off your holiday festivities with this fun family-friendly activity! Reservations are required and may be made by contacting The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843)842-1979, or stop by The Sea Pines Resort Fitness Center prior to 5pm on Wednesday, November 26.

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Thursday, Nov 27, 2014 - Saturday, Nov 29, 2014

Enjoy a festive wagon ride as we marvel at the fall colors, as well as abundant plant and wildlife in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Cookies and refreshments will be provided before the tour. Reservations are required and may be made by contacting The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at...  

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Friday, November 28, 2014

Join us in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve to fish for bass, bream and catfish at Fish Island. Try to win a prize in one of our tournament categories, and roast hot dogs and marshmallows around a fire. Reservations are required and may be made by contacting The Sea Pines...  

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - Thursday, Jan 1, 2015

Enjoy the lights! Stroll along the harbour and enjoy the illuminated seasonal figures, with the centerpiece of the display being a towering 30-foot Christmas tree. Harbour Town is the perfect place for families to be this holiday season, with live entertainment and activities. The official tree lighting will take place...  

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Friday, Nov 28, 2014 - Friday, Dec 26, 2014

As one of the most productive environments on the planet, the Salt Marsh functions as a filter and Nursery for the coast. During this hands on tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum, you will see live oysters, crabs and shrimp up-close. Learn how to trap and harvest blue crabs, how...  

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Come and start the holidays at this traditional tree lighting!

Santa, Mrs. Claus and their trusty reindeer Rudolph will help kick off the holiday season at the Town’s official Christmas Tree Lighting, an old-fashioned Yuletide celebration complete with Christmas carols, holiday crafts, yummy treats and a musical performance from the cast of "Singin' In the Rain." This family friendly community...  

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Bring the family to Heritage Farm for a fun afternoon of fall activities, including caramel apples, games, crafts and more! For additional information, please contact The Sea Pines Resort Recreation Department at (843)842-1979.

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Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 - Sunday, Nov 30, 2014

This interactive cruise will take you from Hudson's dock out into Port Royal Sound where you'll have a chance to see how a shrimp trawler works - and find out about all the critters that can be found in its nets. An informative and fun experience - plus, you'll have...  

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Harbour Town, with its breathtaking views of Calibogue Sound, unique boutiques, specialty stores and outstanding restaurants, is a great place to shop year-round, but it is particularly nice during the busy holiday season. This holiday season, treat yourself to the friendly, locally owned merchants in Harbour Town and don't miss...  

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Saturday, Nov 29, 2014 - Sunday, Nov 30, 2014

Come to the Coastal Discovery Museum and learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local Gullah basket maker. Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. Classes also available October 10th,...  

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Saturday, November 29, 2014

Explore the waterways around the Pinckney Island Forest Preserve on board the Tammy Jane. This 2 hour educational cruise will circumnavigate the Pinckney Island (Skull Creek and Mackay Creek). Learn about the salt marsh, maritime forest, barrier islands, and the history of Pinckney Island. A naturalist from the Coastal Discovery...  

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Monday, Dec 1, 2014 - Monday, Dec 29, 2014

Travel back in time with the stories of Honey Horn's past 200 years. You'll learn about the planters, the northern hunters who visited in the winter, the islanders who worked on site and the Hack Family who lived at Honey Horn from 1950 until the late 1990s. This walk at...  

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Through December 28! See website for complete list of shows dates and times including Sunday 2pm matinees.

Set in glamorous 1920s Hollywood, this romantic comedy focuses on two silent movie stars in their transition to the early days of “talkies.” Secretly, Don and the studio executives arrange to have a beautiful, young ingenue voiceover Lina’s lines because she has been cursed with a terrible, grating voice. Ambition,...  

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Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 - Wednesday, Dec 31, 2014

Learn about the area's early explorers and the importance of the island during the Civil War, Mitchelville, and the Steam Cannon. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastaldiscovery.org

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Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Do whales frequent our local waters? What types of whales and when are they here? Several species of whales visit the South Carolina waters either in search of food or to give birth. Among those is the North Atlantic Right Whales, one of the most endangered species of whale in...  

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Thursday, Dec 4, 2014 - Thursday, Dec 18, 2014

Hilton Head was home to thousands of Union soldiers during the Civil War. Find out from a Coastal Discovery Museum docent why they were here and how they spent their time. Historic photographs, maps and artifacts tell the story of Hilton Head from 1861-1865. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext...