Entries in June 2014

Savor the Lowcountry Food Tours

Tuesdays and Thursdays April thru November

Take a walking culinary tour of some of Hilton Head's best dining spots and meet the chefs and restaurateurs. Along the way you will learn about our island's rich history. Savor the Lowcountry; a fun and flavorful food tour! Join us as we Savor the Lowcountry every Tuesday and Thursday afternoon at 1:45 p.m. Our fun and flavorful food tours take you on a strolling culinary adventure. We visit 5 different eateries and sample some of the best food on the island. We meet the chefs and restaurateurs who have made Hilton Head Island a food lover's paradise. Along our route we explore our rich history and treat you to fun facts about how Hilton Head evolved into the wonderful resort community that it is today. We promise you memories you will savor for a lifetime when you Savor the Lowcountry with us! More Info:

alice@savorthelowcountry.com or visit www.savorthelowcountry.com.  Admission Fee: $45.00

Salt Marsh Discovery

Friday, June 6, 2014 - Friday, December 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.

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.

Exploring Pinckney Island

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - Tuesday, October 28, 2014

A brief historical and natural history overview is given followed by a walking tour of this National Wildlife Refuge, including salt marsh and maritime forest. Wildlife may include variety of birds, alligators and marsh inhabitants.

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
843-689-6767 ext 223 Event Location: Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island,www.coastaldiscovery.org

Turtle Talks and Walks

Tuesdays and Thursdays - Ongoing Throughout Summer

An evening lecture and beach walk, with staff from the Coastal Discovery Museum, to educate participants about the threatened loggerhead sea turtle. Presentation given to entire group, then 2 groups of 10 proceed to the beach to examine the nesting habitat and nest sites. No guarantee of turtle sightings. No children under 4. Reservations required and by phone only at 843-689-6767 ext 223. Tuesdays and Thursdays, June through August only. Phone: (843) 689-6767 ext 223, www.coastaldiscovery.org

HarbourFest 2014 - Fireworks Display

Tuesdays - Ongoing Throughout Summer

Harbourfest 2014: Bring the whole family down for Hilton Head’s summer Harbourfest! From June through September, Shelter Cove features live entertainment seven nights a week, plus unforgettable food, arts and crafts, fireworks and a flurry of activity. There is no admission charge for HarbourFest. Fireworks start at dusk June - August. This is an event you don’t want to miss! Shelter Cove from 6-9:30p.m.