Entries in March 2014

Sunset Dolphin Nature Cruise 

Ongoing Throughout Season

Cruise west out of Harbour Town and across Calibogue sound into the setting sun. Along the way you will hear and see about many points of interest as well as our friends the Atlantic Bottle Nose Dolphin. Our course will take us across the sound along the intra-coastal waterway, the Cooper River and then finally up Bull Creek to the Dolphin Hole. We'll see and talk about the islands that make up Calibogue Sound, the Haig Point Lighthouse, Strahn Mansion, slave quarters, and the low country saltwater marshland. We'll aslo visit with and discuss the Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin. This a perfect way to end the day and a great cruise for adults and children. The Vagabond features comfortable seating, restrooms and fully stocked snack bar with your favorite cold beverage. www.vagabondcruise.com

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes

March 1, 2014

Learn about the history of the Sweetgrass basket, one of the Lowcountry's best known art forms, from a local Gullah basket maker. Then, try your hand at starting a basket of your own using locally found natural materials. The cost is $65 per person.  www.coastaldiscovery.com 

Hilton Head Island Golf & Tennis Festival

March 1-2, 2014

The Island Packet, Hilton Head Island Golf & Tennis Festival, presented by The Westin Hilton Head Island Resort & Spa is launching softly in 2014, with big plans in the works for year 2015. Free golf clinics with various teaching professionals available during the weekend. The festival has some great tournament rates and stay & play packages available for local and visitors during the festival.  Details are currently being finalized on the tennis components, but will include The Island Packet "King of the Courts" tournament, free cardio-tennis clinics, a pro-am exhibition and Play Day sessions for kids.

Lowcountry Snakes

March 5, 2014

This presentation will cover the natural history of many snakes commonly found in the Lowcountry. From the venomous rattle snakes to colorful milk snakes, our region is home to numerous species that play essential roles in our ecosystem. Reservations are required.

Book Signing for "A Gullah Psalm - The musical life and work of Luke Peoples."

March 6, 2014 

Estella Saussy Nussbaum and her sister Jeanne Saussy Wright will be signing copies of their recently published book- A Gullah Psalm The musical life and work of Luke Peeples. Their father, W. Hunter Saussy, was the society's first president in 1981.

Global Women's Summit

March 7, 2014 

Global Women's Summits are a historic Global Women's Initiative to educate and enlighten women worldwide. They engage in discussions about women's issues and needs, to support women as they create positive change in their ways of life.

The Greenery's Container Trends Free Gardeing Seminar

March 8, 2014 

Looking for new ideas to help update your container gardens for spring? Master Gardner Wendy Porterfield will help spark your creativity by demonstrating a variety of techniques for spring plantings.

14th Annual 2014 Savannah Low Country Home & Garden Show

March 9, 2014 

Find over 4,000 square feet of landscapes, gardens, gardening seminars and celebrity guests at the 14th Annual Savannah Low Country Living Home & Garden Show at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center on Friday. The show features Wayde & Brett - Stars of Animal Planet's Tanked! The show follows a family-owned business of Acrylic Tank Manufacturing (ATM) led by business partners, best friends and constant rivals Wayde King and Brett Raymer. There will alse be giveaways including: Free Home Depot Buckets to first 100 Guests visiting the Home Depot booth each day of the show, FREE Plant to first 100 a each day courtesy of Tim & Dave's Nursery, 50" Flat Screen TV valued at $500 courtesy of Terminix International.

Hilton Head Wine  Food Festival

March 10-15, 2014 

The 29th Annual Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival, takes place March 10-15. Wine enthusiasts will have the opportunity to sample hundreds of outstanding domestic and international wines and some of the Lowcountry’s best cuisine at the premier wine event, Saturday, March 15 at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.

Book Signing At The Parris Island Museum

March 18, 2014 

Parris Island Historical and Museum Society will host a Book Signing on March 19th. Featured Books: Parris Island, Once a Recruit, Always a Marine. Author Eugene Alvarez. Court Martial at Parris Island, The Ribbon Creek Incident. Author John C. Stevens.

Lowcountry Home and Garden Show

March 21-23, 2014 

Don't miss the Lowcountry's largest home and garden event of the year!  The Lowcountry Home & Garden Show features hundreds of local home and garden experts, all in one location, ready to provide you the insight and inspiration needed to renovate, decorate and landscape your home! Exhibitors include: Appliances, Audio Video Services, Banking & Financial Services, Bathroom Remodel Products, Builder, Cabinet Refacing & Restoration, Cabinetry, Closets, Elevators & Stairlifts, Fireplaces, Flooring, Gutters & Gutter Products, Hardscape, Home Automation Services, Home Security Systems, Nursery, Painting Services, Spas, Sunrooms, Termite & Pest Control, and Water Service & Treatment.

Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest Kick-Off Crawfish Boil Party at Hudson's

March 30, 2014 

The 7th annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest, hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation and presented by forkandfun.com and Hilton Head Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram is set to take place Monday, March 30, 2014 through Saturday, April 5, 2014.