Amadeus Mozart’s brilliant and celebratory “Coronation Mass” and ends with music from “The Sound of Music.” 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. For tickets, call (843) 341-3818 or visithiltonheadchoralsociety.org. March 17: 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Shamrock 5K Run & Health Walk, presented by Coligny Plaza in front of New York City Pizza in Heritage Plaza, 8 a.m. Post-Race Block Party at New York City Pizza. 81 Pope Ave. (843) 757-8520 or bearfootsports.com. March 22-24: Black Jacket Symphony presents “Queen – A Night at the Opera” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call (843) 842-2787 or visit artshhi.com. March 23-24: 22nd Annual Hilton Head Wingfest, hosted by the Island Rec. Center at Shelter Cove Community Park. Fri., 5:308:30 p.m.; Sat., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. 39 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 681-7273 or hiltonheadwingfest.com. March 23-24: Quilt Festival 2018 presented by the Palmetto Quilt Guild at Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Resort. The 14th biennial quilt show features over 150 quilts, Vintage Marketplace, silent auction, raffle quilt and more. The show is open Fri. & Sat., 10 a.m.5 p.m.; Sun., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Admission is $10. 40 Folly Field Rd. palmettoquiltguild.org. March 24: World’s Largest Yard Sale hosted by The Island Packet in the parking lot at Hilton Head Island High School, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Admission is free. 70 Wilborn Rd. (843) 689-4811 or islandpacket.com/yardsale. March 25-26: The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “Three Centuries of Romanticism” featuring Bella Hristova on violin at First Presbyterian Church. Sun. at 6 p.m.; Mon. at 8 p.m. 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. For tickets, call (843) 842-2055 or visit hhso.org. March 31: Party in the Pines in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve, 4:30-7:30 p.m. A picnic-themed menu, live music and family fun to benefit the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation. Advance ticket purchase required. (843) 671-1343 or seapinesforestpreserve.org. March 31: Cirque-tacular Entertainment’s “World” at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 8 p.m. An off-beat, farcical trip around the globe with elite acrobats, artists and one-of-a-kind originals creating a quirky, exciting acrobatic show. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For tickets, call (843) 842-2787 or
HARDEEVILLE March 10-11: Low Country Pow Wow and Cultural Festival at Millstone Landing in Hardeeville, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Native American dancing, storytellers, a period encampment, food, crafts, demonstrations and vendors. Admission is $7 for adults; $5 for students and seniors; free for ages 5 and under. 55 Millstone Landing Rd. (843) 384-5551 or (912) 312-5538.
BEAUFORT March 3: AJ Croce in concert at USCB Center for the Arts, 7:30 p.m. The son of legendary singer-songwriter Jim Croce performs his genre-spanning music from Top 40 to Americana. 805 Carteret St. (843) 521-4145 or uscbcenterforthearts.com. March 4: 2nd Annual March Forth on March Fourth, hosted by the Pat Conroy Literary Center in the Penn Center’s Frissell Community House on St. Helena Island, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. A day of learning commemorating the second anniversary of Pat Conroy’s death and celebrating nature, poetry, fiction and fellowship among writers and readers. 16 Penn Center Circle E. patconroyliterarycenter.org. March 4: USCB Chamber Music Concert Series at USCB Center for the Arts, 5 p.m. Pianist Jeewon Park, violinist Chee-Yun and cellist Edward Aaron perform works by Mozart, Mendelssohn and others. 805 Carteret St. (843) 208-8246 or uscb.edu/chambermusic. March 17: Beaufort Architects’ Tour of Homes to benefit the Historic Beaufort Foundation. A celebration of the creative and distinctive contemporary Lowcountry architecture. Reservations are recommended. (843) 379-3331 or historicbeaufort.org. March 24: “The Discovery and First Excavations of Santa Elena” with John Goldsborough and Larry Rowland at the Santa Elena History Center, 1:30-3 p.m. An overview of Spanish attempts to settle La Florida. 1501 Bay St. (843) 379-1550 or santa-elena.org.
March 10: Craft Brew Races at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center on Hutchinson Island, 2 p.m. A 5K road race followed by a local craft beer festival. 1 International Dr. (401) 318-2991 or craftbrewraces.com/savannah. March 10: Spring Celebration & Sheep Shearing with the Fiber Guild of the Savannahs at the Oatland Island Wildlife Center, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults; $5 for children. 711 Sandtown Rd. (912) 395-1212 or oatlandisland.org. March 17: 2018 Savannah St. Patrick’s Day Parade begins at the corner of Gwinnett and Abercorn Streets, 10:15 a.m. One of the largest St. Patrick’s Day Parades in the country, winding through the Historic District. (912) 233-4804 or savannahsaintpatricksday.com. March 22-25: 83rd Annual Savannah Tour of Homes & Gardens, presented by the Women of Christ Church Anglican and Historic Savannah Foundation, in cooperation with the Ardsley Park-Chatham Crescent Garden Club. (912) 234-8054 or savannahtourofhomes.org. March 23-25: Southern Women’s Show at the Savannah International Trade & Convention Center on Hutchinson Island. Fri., 10 a.m.8 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Shopping, food, health, beauty, fashion and fun at hundreds of boutiques with fashion shows, chefs and celebrity guests. Admission is $10 at the door. 1 International Dr. (800) 849-0248 or southernshows.com/wsa. March 25: Flannery O’Connor Annual Birthday Parade and Street Fair in Lafayette Square, 1-4 p.m. A celebration of the acclaimed author and Savannah native with live music, a wacky parade, local authors and more. The parade starts at 3 p.m.; costumes inspired by Flannery O’Connor’s characters and settings are encouraged. The parade and admission into Flannery O’Connor’s Childhood Home are free. 207 East Charlton St. (912) 233-6014 or flanneryoconnorhome.org.
March 26-April 1: The Savannah Golf Championship, a new PGA Tour Web.com event, on the Deer Creek Golf Course at The Landings Club. (912) 527-6041 or savannahgolfchampionship.com.
March 8-10: Savannah Stopover Music Festival at various venues. A convenient and relaxing place for traveling musicians to perform on their way to Austin’s prestigious SXSW Music Conference. (478) 254-0888 or savannahstopover.com.
March 29-April 14: 29th Annual Savannah Music Festival at various venues throughout the city. Georgia’s largest musical arts event features more than 100 productions with 500 of the world’s finest musicians. (912) 5255050 or savannahmusicfestival.org.
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