March 2016 Events on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton

Posted by Paige Rose on Monday, February 29th, 2016 at 3:26pm

 

March is an exciting time here in the Coastal Lowcountry. There are many events taking place this month on Hilton Head Island and in Bluffton. Featured events include the Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest, Hilton Head Wine and Food Festival, the Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade and Wingfest.

All Month Long

The Coastal Discovery Museum provides tours, walks, programs, and exhibits about the Lowcountry. Events are scheduled daily. To learn more about the Coastal Discovery monthly events, contact 843-689-6767 or visit CoastalDiscovery.com

Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest

This week long fest showcases talented local chefs and local seafood incorporating special events, live music and more.

Lowcountry Seafood Experience – Monday, February 29th through March 5, 2016 – Join some of the Lowcountry’s watermen on an excursion that includes shrimping, oystering clamming and crabbing. After the work is done, guests will enjoy the fruits of their labor.

All About the Estuary – March 2, 2016 @ Honey Horn – An educational series presented by artist, naturalist and curator of the Lowcountry Estuarium, Bob Bender.

Beefsteak Madness – March 3, 2016 – 6:00pm at Skull Creek Boathouse – Special dining event put on by some of the Island’s most renowned chefs.

Sunset Lowcountry Boil Cruise – March 3, 2016 – 5:30pm – Hudson’s Seafood House On the Docks – Relax and enjoy the ride on the Tammy Jane as you enjoy generous supply of local seafood, craft beer and wine.

Oyster Roast & Pig Picking – March 4, 2016 – 5:30pm – Honey Horn Plantation – Some of the Island’s best chefs prepare roasted oysters, whole hogs and chopped BBQ with all the trimmings.

The Hilton Head Island Seafood Fest – March 5, 2016 – 11:00am-5:00pm – Shelter Cove Community Park – this family friends event offers tastings of seafood specialties, kid zone, silent auction, famous crab races, arts and crafts, and more.

Darius Rucker Intercollegiate

The #1 Women’s Collegiate event in the country held at Long Cove Club.  Long Cove Club in partnership with Darius Rucker and the University of South Carolina host the 5th annual Darius Rucker Intercollegiate Golf Tournament.

Friday, March 4- Sunday, March 6, 2016

Long Cove Club

 

Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical

The May River Theater presents Smoke on the Mountain Gospel Musical, featuring 30 classical gospel tunes and “a tad-bit of downright contagious laughter.”

Friday, March 4- Sunday, March 6, 2016

The May River Theater Co. Inc

For more information, call (843)815-5581.

 

Foundation for Educational Excellence’s Annual Jewels & Jeans Event

Proceeds from the event will benefit Beaufort County students by providing grants to exceptional teachers for innovative projects. Grant recipients will share their stories and the evening will also feature live music and a silent auction.

Friday, March 5 from 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Country Club of Hilton Head

For more information, call (843)415-2331.

 

Hilton Head Wine and Food Festival

Hilton Head Island’s food and wine enthusiast take part in this yearly spring season event. A week-long festival, celebrating global wine partnerships and signature Lowcountry cuisine. Featuring several events during the week, this year’s festival takes place at The Sea Pines Resort.

Wine & Cinema – Monday, March 7, 2016

Sip and Stroll – Thursday, March 10, 2016

Banfi Brunello Tasting Seminar – Friday, March 11, 2016.

Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival Grand Tasting - Friday, March 11, 2016

Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival Public Tasting – Saturday 12, 2016

The Sea Pines Resort

For more information, visit hiltonheadwineandfood.com.

 

VIM Pro-Am Classic Golf Tournament

The VIM Pro-Am Golf Tournament provides a high quality golf experience at one of the Lowcountry’s finest golf courses.

Monday, March 7, 2016  

Belfair Golf Club

For more information, call (843)689-6612.

 

Hilton Head International Piano Competition

The Hilton Head Island Symphony Orchestra is proud to host a performance of classical piano music by showcasing the talents of young pianists on the threshold of their careers. The competition is judged by internationally acclaimed judges.

March 7 - 14, 2016  

First Presbyterian Church

For more information, call (843)842-5880.

 

Quilt Festival

The purpose of the guild is to promote the art of quilting, to provide educational opportunities in the quilting arts, and to provide community service and outreach.

March 11- 13, 2016

Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort

For more information, visit http://www.palmettoquiltguild.org/index.html

 

Hilton Head Shamrock 5K Run

Get your Irish on! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day on Hilton Head Island by starting off the day with a 5K Run & Health Walk.

March 12, 2016 at 8:00am

Coligny Plaza

For more information, call (843)757-8520.

 

Salty Dog’s Annual Kid’s Shamrock Hunt

Join family and friends as you search for over 1,200 hidden Shamrocks. Also available are Irish inspired drinks and lunch, face painting, live music, and family fun.

March 12, 2016 from 10:00am-11:00am

The Salty Dog Cafe

For more information, call (843)671-2233.

 

Hilton Head Island St. Patrick’s Day Parade

For more than 33 years, the St. Patrick’s Day Parade on Hilton Head Island is one of the island’s highly anticipated events. Over the years, the parade has featured the Budweiser Clydesdales, military jet flyovers, and Nashville recording artist Michelle Murray.

March 13, 2016 at 3:00pm

Pope Avenue

For more information, call 855-287-7287.

 

Farmer’s Market of Bluffton

Fresh, local produce, plants, nuts, herbs, flowers, honey, cheese, milk, eggs, meats, and seafood. You’ll also find specialty items like kettle corn, spices, coffee, tea, sweet treats, pastries, fresh pasta and sauces.

Thursdays, March 17 – September 29, 2016

Calhoun Street in Bluffton

For more information, call 855-287-7287.

 

 

Budweiser Clydesdale Parade

The world- famous Budweiser Clydesdales are returning to Old Town Bluffton for the Clydesdale Parade and the sixth anniversary of the Old Town Dispensary. The horses are expected to arrive at 2 p.m. The staging area will be along Calhoun Street between Lawton and Lawrence streets. It will take a little more than an hour to prepare the animals for the parade once they arrive. The parade will proceed down Calhoun Street, across May River Road, around the Calhoun Street Promenade and then return to their starting position on Calhoun Street. After the parade, the Clydesdales will remain on display until 7 p.m.

March 15, 2016 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Old Town Dispensary

For more information, call (843)837-1893.

 

Wingfest Laser Light Show

An evening of lights, music, kid-friendly events, and restaurant rivalry. A kick off to Wingfest 2016.

March 18, 2016 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm

Shelter Cove Community Park

For more information, call (843)681-7273.

 

Wingfest

Join as 15 to 20 local restaurants cook their best wings for the 2016 Best Wings of Hilton Head Island.

March 19, 2016 from 11:00am – 6:00pm

Shelter Cove Community Park

For more information, call (843)681-7273.

 

First Presbyterian Church Hilton Head Island Easter Extravaganza

The Hilton Head Island Symphony Orchestra is proud to host a performance of classical piano music by showcasing the talents of young pianists on the threshold of their careers. The competition is judged by internationally acclaimed judges.

March 19, 2016

First Presbyterian Church

For more information, call (843)842-5880.

 

Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra – Gilbert and Sullivan Night

John Morris Russell, Conductor; Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra Chorus. The plot of Gilbert and Sullivan’s opera, Trial by Jury is ludicrous as the characters behave as if the events were perfectly reasonable.

March 20, 2016 at 4pm & March 21, 2016 at 8pm

First Presbyterian Church

For more information, call (843)843-2055.

 

Hospital Auxiliary’s 41st Annual Dr. Alligator Golf Tournament

Held at the Indigo Run Golf Club, proceeds of this event support women’s health awareness, breast cancer programs and other Hilton Head Island Hospital events.

March 22, 2016

Indigo Run Golf Club

For more information, call (843)682-2255.

 

Carolina Dreamers Car Club

Join us the 4th Thursday of every month through October for special community events at the Shelter Cove Towne Center overlooking Broad Creek. No cost, no reservations, raffles, shopping and dining.

4th Thursday of Each Month – March - October

Shelter Cove Towne Center

For more information, email info@ShelterCoveTowneCenter.com.

 

Music & Taste on the Harbour

Combining the best local bands with delicious food and drinks. This spring concert series will kick-off with Deas Guyz and will feature a variety of bands on Thursday nights from April through May.

Thursdays, March 24 – May 19, 2016

Shelter Cove Harbour

For more information, call (843)686-9697.

 

Coligny Outdoor Market

Food trucks, family fun, vendors, and live music.

March 25, 2016 from 2:00pm – 7:00pm

Coligny Plaza

For more information, visit ColignyPlaza.com

 

Easter Eggstravaganza

An annual Easter egg hunt held at the Shelter Cove Community Park. Also includes a kids zone with bounce houses, concessions, and entertainment.

March 26, 2016 from 10:00am – 1:00pm

Shelter Cove Community Park

For more information, call (843)681-7273.

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Salty Dog Kids Easter Egg Hunt

An annual tradition at South Beach and the Easter Bunny will be a part of the festivities.

March 26, 2016 at 11:00am

Salty Dog Cafe

For more information, call 866-561-8802.

 

The Peking Acrobats

Watch as China’s must gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclist, and gymnast complemented by live music put on a show for the whole family.

March 26, 2016, Show Times at 2:00pm and 8:00pm

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

For more information, call (843)842-2787.

 

Greg Russell Concerts at Harbour Town

Over the years, Greg Russell has been a Sea Pines classic. Under the Liberty Oak is where you’ll find Greg Russell entertaining adults and children alike.

Starting March 28, 2016 from 7:30pm – 9:00pm

Harbour Town

For more information, call (843)842-1979.

 

The Sleeping Beauty

The Hilton Head Dance Theater brings the timeless tail of The Sleeping Beauty to life featuring the original score by Tchaikovsky and the choreography of Marius Petipa.

April 1 – 3, 2016

Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

For more information, call (843)842-2787.

 

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