Entries in July 2014

Fourth of July Fireworks

July 4, 2014

If you are lucky enough to be in Hilton Head for the 4th of July, then you are lucky indeed! Aside from the gorgeous setting, you can pick from three locations for viewing a spectacular show. Although coolers are not permitted at any of the venues, there are many food and beverage choices available to accomodate a variety of tastes.


Sunset Reggae Party at Skull Creek Boathouse

July 1, 2014 - October 28, 2014

Sunset Reggae Party every Monday night at Skull Creek Boathouse. Join in the fun every Monday night from 5-9pm. Come enjoy the breathtaking sunset view of Skull Creek while jammin' to the cool sounds of local reggae band PATWA!. Great drink specials and plenty of fun! See ya at the creek mon'!

Dolphin Boat Cruise- Fireworks Cruise

Ongoing Throughout Summer

 Book this boat cruise early, it is extremely popular! You'll enjoy our regular 2-hour dolphin cruise, but it also includes an additional half-hour for your family to enjoy the spectacular display of Shelter Cove's fireworks - in comfort - with 'the best seat on the island', and without the hassle of crowds! Prices range from $40 to $50  Available: mid-June - mid-August  More Info.


Ongoing Throughout Summer

 Join a certified guide for a closer look at the salt marsh aboard a stable touring kayak. Venture into creeks and inlets to view local wildlife, such as wading birds and dolphins. No children under 5.   More Info.

Birding at Pinckney Island

Wednesday, July 2, 2014 - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

 Participants will be led by an experienced bird watcher from the Coastal Discovery Museum around Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge. With a combination of habitats including Salt Marsh, Maritime Forest and open fields, this site allows for participants to see many different species of birds. Depending on the time of year, diverse birds can be found including; Summer Tanager, Eastern Kingbird, Painted Bunting, Yellow-bellied Sapsucker, Egrets, Herons and many, many others.

Honey Horn Nature Tour

Monday, July 7, 2014 - Tuesday, August 26, 2014

 A guided tour at the Coastal Discovery Museum exploring natural sites and various gardens. Reservations recommended by calling 843-689-6767 ext 223 or online at www.coastalidscovery.org  More Info.

2014 Fight for Air Climb

Saturday, July 26, 2014

 The American Lung Association will be hosting the 2014 Fight For Air Climb on July 26, 2014 at the North Charleston Coliseum. Individuals and firefighters will run up and down the stairs of the Coliseum. There are three different challenges: the Climb, which consist of over 1,500 stairs; the Ultra Climb, which consist of over 5,00 stairs; and the Firefighter Challenge, which consist of firefighters running up and down over 1,500 stairs in full firefighter gear. The Ultra Climb will start at 7am, followed by the Climb at 8:30am and the Firefighter Challenge at 9am. After the event, the American Lung Association will host an after party at the Coliseum. Leading up to the event, the American Lung Association will hold practices at the North Charleston Coliseum. 

Summer Jams

Tuesdays - Ongoing Throughout Season

Family Friendly Music and Games, Kid Zone, Pizza, BBQ, Cotton Candy and More! Shelter Cove Park, 7:00-10:00pm, Free Admission. Concessions and activities sold separately. Bring your chairs and enjoy the night until the fireworks go off around 9:00pm.

Dig It!

Ongoing Throughout Season

This fun, interactive family program, led by a professional archaeologist will introduce you to the field of archaeology. Participants will 'excavate' a simulated site, identify artifacts, and use real archaeological methods. 10:30AM - 11:30AM Contact: Coastal Discovery Museum,info@coastaldiscovery.org
Event Location: Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island,www.coastaldiscovery.org