Gullah Celebration, Bluffton Lutzie/Chilly Bean 5K/10K, Galentines Soirée, Freedom Day and much more! | 35 Things to Do This Week In Hilton Head/Bluffton

What is there to do in Hilton Head this weekend and next week? Check out these events happening in Hilton Head/Bluffton area and beyond.

Gullah Celebration
Friday, February 3, 2023 – Tuesday, February 28, 2023. NIBCAA has hosted the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration, since 1996, which showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island. This year’s Celebration events include the “Arts Ob We People Annual Art Exhibition and Sale”, “Taste of Gullah”, Arts, Crafts and Food Expo, Gullah Gospel Music Series and more! We invite you to celebrate Gullah where your soul will be transformed by the spirit of the Gullah Culture. View Event

Chamber Restaurant Week
Friday, February 3 – Saturday, February 4, 2023. Do you have a local bucket list of local restaurants that you want to try? Chamber Restaurant Week is back and it’s the best way to try the area’s newest and hottest spots. In our 15th year and with over 50 of Bluffton and Hilton Head Island restaurants participating, there will be something for everyone. Restaurants will offer prix-fixe menus starring new entrees, signature dishes, and fan favorites. Check out the menus here! View Event

Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner
Friday, February 3 – Sunday, February 19, 2023 | A progressive white couple’s proud liberal sensibilities are put to the test in this fresh and relevant stage adaptation of the iconic film Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner. View Event

All Saints Garden Tour Artist Poster Contest
Friday, February 3 – Tuesday, February 28, 2023. The Artist Poster Contest is part of the All Saints Garden Tour and donates all proceeds to local charities. Submitted art will be hung in the library and available for purchase. The winner will be announced at a reception at the show’s end. View Event

The (In)disposable Art of Kirkland Smith
Friday, February 3 – Saturday, July 08, 2023. The (In)disposable Art of Kirkland Smith is a playful exhibition of assemblages created from disposable consumer waste–basically, trash. These 3-dimensional works of art speak to the problem of overconsumption and a need for environmental responsibility in a fresh, evocative style.  Using trash as her medium rather than the subject of her art, Smith hopes to challenge consumer habits and attitudes in a way that’s positive and encouraging. View Event

An Evening of Poetry with Monica Lee Weatherly, Author of It Felt Like Mississippi
Friday, February 3, 2023 | 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Monica Lee Weatherly is winner of the Willie Morris Prize for Southern Poetry and author of the recently published chapbook It Felt Like Mississippi—a celebration of the impact of memories and experiences of living in the South. Weatherly will be reading from her poetry at Sandies at the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce. View Event

Bluffton Lutzie 43 5K
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 8 AM. The Bluffton Lutzie 43 5K is an annual race to bring attention to the dangers of distracted driving, as well as it serves as a fundraiser for the Bluffton Lutzie 43 Scholarship. Bluffton area students who are graduating high school or in college can apply for the scholarship. Each year the amount has changed due to the amount of money raised. View Event

Port Royal Farmers Market
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 9 a.m. -12 p.m. Port Royal Farmers Market in Port Royal at Naval Heritage Park. Outside the Beaufort Naval Hospital Grounds lies Naval Heritage Park under the shade of beautiful Live Oaks Trees.  The park is the setting for Port Royal’s popular Farmers’ Market, every Saturday morning. View Event

Chilly Bean 5K/10K
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 10 AM. It’s time to “Get Chilly” at the annual Chilly Bean Race. Little Eagle Dash, 5K, & 10K races available w/ “Kidzone” & after party. Join us at our new location in Royal Pines! View Event

Paint & Sip Class
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 4 PM to 6 PM. Wood Truck Paint & Sip Party, hosted by: RLB Distillery. Paint Party guided by Camilla Pagliaroli, local artist and owner of Create with Camilla. View Event

Daddy-Daughter Dance: Sock Hop
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 4:30-6 p.m. & 6:30-8 p.m. Dancing and light refreshments for all fathers and daughters. View Event

Freedom Day
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 6-8 p.m. Watch two documentaries celebrating Black History Month: Freedom Day–Exploring the Families of Historic Mitchelville; and Harriet Tubman–From Railroad to Spy, while supporting the Lowcountry Gullah Foundation and the Historic Gullah Land Preservation Program.  View Event

A King & His Princess- Father/Daughter Dance
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 6-8 p.m. Calling all fathers and father figures! Come spend the evening with your special baby girl! Tickets are $7.00 per couple (daughters must be K-5 through 12th grade) and $3.00 for each additional daughter. Dinner will be provided! There will also be door prizes and a special gift for every daughter. View Event

An Evening of Comedy Magic with Kerry Pollock
Saturday, February 4, 2023 | 8 PM. Comedy Magic Cabaret presents headliner Kerry Pollock on a regular basis with special guest performers approximately one week per month. All headliners are nationally touring comedy-magicians and stand-up comedians. View Event

Brunch & Bubbles
Sunday, February, 5, 2023 | 7 AM – 3 PM. The chefs at Links, an American Grill are making their classic Sunday brunch extra special with our classic brunch menu featuring an array of breakfast favorites along with salads, sandwiches and soups, signature cocktails and a variety of signature mimosas. Enjoy Sunday brunch with delightful music by a local harpist. View Event

Big Band, Big Dreams concert featuring the Evolution Big Band
Sunday, February, 5, 2023 | 2 PM. Proceeds support the Bluffton School of Dance Performance Program dancers to live their dreams, and build courage and confidence.
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SOBA Student Art Show
Monday, February 6 – March 5, 2023. The Society of Bluffton Artists will feature the artwork of local students in its annual high school art show. An opening reception is from 5-7 p.m., Feb. 11, at the gallery located in Old Town Bluffton. View Event

Mixology Monday 
Monday, February 6, 2023 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Join us for a mixology class hosted by local Sea Pines Resort lead mixologist, Margi Georgopulos. Margi will host this class in the beautiful Atlantic Room inside the Sea Pines Beach Club overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Hors d’oeuvres will be served to pair with the spirits during the evening. Cocktails will feature different spirits for you learn at your next party! All guests will receive a recipe sheet and barware set to take home, learn to create and enjoy three cocktails, food and tips from our mixologist. View Event

Hilton Head Farmers Market
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 9 AM – 1 PM. The Hilton Head Farmers Market gathers every Tuesday at the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Honey Horn campus. Visit with our expanding list of regular vendors, plus a rotating schedule of food trucks and new arrivals. The HHI Farmers Market roster includes area growers providing the freshest local produce. A great outing for the whole family and a great way to support our community’s vendors and small businesses while taking quality goods home to our families. View Event

Tap Takeover
Tuesday, February 7, 2023 | 5 PM – 8 PM. Come out to Fraser’s Tavern for our Takeover Tuesdays! Every 3rd Tuesday of the month we invite you to come out for a special craft brewery takeover. Beer flights, delicious food pairings and special giveaways will be available. A representative from the brewery will be in attendance to provide education and insights into the making of each brew! View Event

Bluffton Farmers Market
Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 12 – 5 PM. The Farmers Market of Bluffton is the perfect place to pick up fresh, just-off-the-boat seafood along with all the seasonal accoutrements to prepare your very own Lowcountry feast—just like a local. View Event

February Open Mic Night, featuring Lola Campbell
Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 6 PM to 7:30 PM. In partnership with the South Carolina Writers Association and the Beaufort County Black Chamber of Commerce, the Conroy Center’s monthly Open Mic Night will be held at Sandies ((711 Bladen St.).  Our featured writer for February is poet Lola Campbell, author of Writings on the Wall. View Event

Hewitt Oaks Galentines Soirée
Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 6:30 PM – 9 PM. Get glammed up for a fun night out to unwind and make sweet memories with your best gal pals in celebration of Galentine’s Day! We’ll be pampering you with glam hors d’oeuvres, gourmet food stations, and plenty of sweet treats to enjoy along with tasty Galentine’s cocktails & mocktails. You’ll also get the chance to win fabulous prizes from our sponsors and snap cute pics at our styled photo ops to capture the memories together! View Event

Tour of Sonoma with Larry O’Brien Wine Dinner
Thursday, February 9, 2023 | 6:30 PM –  8:30PM. Chef Sean Carroll and his culinary team will create and execute a five-course menu paired with wines chosen by Larry O’Brien. This event will take place in the Heritage Room inside the Harbour Town Clubhouse. View Event

The Rooftop Bar Presents

The Jazz Corner
The Jazz Corner is located in the “corner” of The Village at Wexford. In 2022 the legendary, award-winning jazz club and restaurant, The Jazz Corner, celebrated 23 years of presenting sensational entertainment.

Thursday, February 9, 2023 | LAVON STEVENS Presents JAZZ IN THE KEY OF LIFE featuring LOUISE SPENCER | 6:30 PM and 9:00 PM

February 3, 2023

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