Juneteenth, also known as Juneteenth Independence Day or Freedom Day, is an American holiday that commemorates the June 19, 1865, announcement of the abolition of slavery in the U.S. state of Texas, and more generally the emancipation of enslaved African-Americans throughout the former Confederate States of America. During the American Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln issuedthe Emancipation Proclamation on September 22, 1862, with an effective date of January 1, 1863…. Read More…
Arts and Museums in Hilton Head, SC
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.
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.
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 A Lowcountry spring is an olfactory celebration. Stroll along one of Hilton Head’s many waterfront boardwalks, and your nose might be entertained by a whiff of Carolina Jessamine, the tang of smoke from a BBQ smoker or a hint of salt air. However, there is one scent that trumps… Read More…
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…
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…