Entries in November 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



Hilton Head Island Farmers Market

Ongoing Throughout Year

The Hilton Head Island Farmers Market 2014 season will begin April 6 and go through December 7. Plan to attend for fresh produce, seafood, honey, baked goods and more. Enjoy breakfast or lunch in our Bistro Café.www.farmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com

Robert Trent Jones Free Golf Demonstration

Mondays - Ongoing Throughout Year

Each Monday afternoon, Doug Weaver conducts a free, 45-minute golf clinic and demonstration entitled "Where Does the Power Come From?" at the Jones Golf Center. Golfers are encouraged to ask questions during the hands-on, fully interactive class. The audience size is unlimited. Everyone is welcome.  Call 843-785-1138 for further information. Phone: (843) 785-1138 www.palmettodunes.com/hilton-head-golf-clinics.php

Family Fishing

Wednesdays – Ongoing Throughout Year 

Spend a morning learning how to throw a cast net, cast a line and catch a crab in the marshes of Jarvis Creek. Led by an experienced fisherman, this family oriented program is hands on and fun for all ages. Find out about many of the creatures that live in our salt marshes and what's the best way to catch them. $20 per person. Reservations are required by calling (843) 689-6767 ext 223.

Salt Marsh Discovery

Fridays - Ongoing Throughout Year

As one of the most productive environments on the planet, the Salt Marsh functions as a filter and nursery for the coast. On this hands on tour, you will see live oysters, crabs and shrimp up-close. You will learn how to trap and harvest blue crabs, how marsh plants adapt to the salt water, and why we should protect this interesting ecosystem from a docent at the Coastal Discovery Museum. Reservations required.

Exploring Pinckney Island

Thursdays -  Ongoing Throughout Year

A brief historical and natural history overview led by a Docent with the Coastal Discovery Museum will be 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. Reservations required.

Hilton Head Oyster Festival

November 14, 2014

The Island Recreation Association and South Carolina Bank and Trust will host the Hilton Head Oyster Festival Community Park on November 14th, 15th & 16th from 5-8pm on Friday Night and 11am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday. This three-day event will be held at the Shelter Cove Community Park and will feature a variety of oysters. This family event features live music and a kid’s zone including moon bounces, carnival games, prizes and much more from Jumpin Jaxx. Thanks to Custom Audio Video, football fans can catch both the NFL and college games at the park. Captain Woody’s Bar and Grill is back again cooking up the best oysters and local shrimp. There will also be fried, grilled and stewed oysters. Other food sold like grilled chicken, hamburgers and hot dogs. All food is sold separately. Don’t forget to check out the Holiday Craft Show and Silent Auction featuring items such as rounds of golf, art from local artisans, and gift certificates from local restaurants up for bid. More Info: Sarah Calvert  - sarah.calvert@islandreccenter.org, visit www.islandreccenter.org

23nd Annual Hilton Head "Taste of the Season"

November 11, 2014

Taste of the Season on Hilton Head Island‑ So much to see, taste and savor, it's truly a culinary gift to the Lowcountry. Treat yourself to the crème de la crème of the region's restaurants and sample the best of the best from more than 35 of the area's top chefs at the 23rd Annual Taste of the Season, presented by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce.  6-9pm at the Hilton Head Marriott Resort and Spa. More Info and Tickets: www.hiltonheadisland.org/taste/