By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery Primitivo Roots; This mysterious Italian grape has unexpected connections around the world. The Primitivo grape caused quite a stir in the wine world. At first, the quandary surrounded the geographic origin of the grape. Then, a new debate raged over a seemingly unrelated issue: the California Zinfandel grape. Brought to the East… Read More…
Arts and Museums in Hilton Head, SC
The Coastal Discovery Museum offers programs, activities, and exhibits year-round to make learning about Hilton Head and other sea islands an enjoyable experience for island visitors and residents alike. 843-689-6767.
Located in the heart of Hilton Head Island, the award winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina is a remarkable showcase for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach. 843-842-2787.
The Sandbox is a non-profit, hands-on interactive museum filled with unique entertaining, and educational play areas including a ship, international airport with a plane, Loggerhead Sandcastle, construction zone, bank, kitchen, arts and crafts and more. 843-842-7645.
First Presbyterian Church | Hilton Head Island | 843-842-2055
The May River Theatre
ULMER AUDITORIUM, Bluffton Town Hall | Bluffton, SC | 843-837-7798
Hilton Head Dance School & Theatre
24 Palmetto Business Park Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-785-5477
25 New Orleans Road | Hilton Head Island | 843-689-6246
Hilton Head Island Arts and Museums
Hilton Head Island features exceptional cultural opportunities throughout the year for art lovers. The Coastal Discovery Museum offers a hands-on exploration of the history, wildlife and heritage of coastal South Carolina. For children, the Sandbox is an interactive museum filled with unique entertaining and educational play areas. The Museum of Hilton Head exhibits artifacts relating to the island’s history and culture. Nature walks, loggerhead turtle watch protection program, and an oral history project are among its many offerings. The Art Center of Coastal Carolina sets the stage for professional performing and visual arts, as well as cultural festivals and educational outreach.
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By Anneliza Itkor, Outside Hilton Head Cordgrass serves as a keystone element in the Lowcountry’s saltmarsh environment. March heralds the arrival of spring here on Hilton Head Island. While the rest of the country may look to budding trees to indicate winter’s conclusion, here in the Lowcountry, our marsh grass paints the canvas of seasonal… Read More…
This press release courtesy of Delta Airlines: Delta will offer three daily flights from Atlanta to popular coastal resort town as well as Saturday service from New York-LaGuardia By Staff Writer Delta is launching new service to Hilton Head Island, South Carolina beginning this spring, the 330th destination in Delta’s expanding global network. Daily flights… Read More…
Article and photo: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort The story goes that after playing golf one summer Saturday in 1965, Joel Pritchard, a congressman from Washington State, and Bill Bell, a successful businessman, returned to Pritchard’s home on Bainbridge Island, WA (near Seattle) to find their families sitting around with nothing to do. The property had… Read More…
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. wrote his “I Have a Dream” speech among the Gullah community on St. Helena Island, SC. The 1991 movie Daughters of the Dust, about three generations of Gullah women, was the first feature film directed by an African-American woman to have a general U.S. theatrical release. Photo: By Source, Fair… Read More…