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June is a great month to try your hand at parasailing, paddleboarding, kayaking or jet skiing. Enjoy a sunset boat cruise or bike around Hilton Head Island at your leisure, exploring miles of paved bike paths and riding on the beach at low tide. This boot-shaped sea Island, nestled along the South Atlantic Seaboard, provides an ideal place to play. With white sandy beaches, world-class golf courses, plenty of sunshine and endless activities to fill your days and nights, it’s no wonder that Hilton Head Island is a popular vacation destination for visitors from across the country and around the world. This majestic Island features 12 miles of lush maritime forests and pristine beaches, as well as awardwinning dining and family-friendly activities. Be sure to check out our Calendar of Events for a guide to the best of what’s

In this issue of Island Events, learn how to pair wine with summer BBQ from Georgene Mortimer of Island Winery, discover the wonders of sea turtles with Anneliza Itkor of Outside Hilton Head and enjoy pickleball with Mark Anders of the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center. Also in this issue, Capt. Miles Altman discusses local shark fishing, and Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy instructor Doug Weaver shares his passion for golf.

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Island Flavors

Island Calendar

Activities and Events

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Shelter Cove Harbour Summer Entertainment Highlights: June Island Style

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COLIGNY PLAZA RESTAURANTS

1 N. Forest Beach Dr. (843) 842-6050 colignyplaza.com

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30 Ongoing: Learn how to play pickleball, the fastest-growing sport in the country, with daily clinics and round robins at the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Pickleball is a sport that combines elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong. Courts and equipment are available to rent. Reservations recommended. (866) 242-3169 or www.palmettodunes.com.

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Ongoing: The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public daily. Amenities include a six-hole, par-3 golf course, driving range, two USGA greens, short-game practice area, ninehole Disc Golf Course and stocked fishing pond. Admission includes unlimited use of the facility. 151 Gumtree Rd. (843) 686-2680 or www.thefirstteelowcountry.org. Ongoing: Trail rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Riders must be at least 8 years old. Reservations required. (843) 671-2586 or www.lawtonstables.com. Ongoing: Daily wine tastings, wine by the glass and cheese platters are available at the Island Winery. Mon.-Sat., 12:30-5:30 p.m. and Sun., 12-4 p.m. 12A Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 or www.islandwinery.com. Ongoing: Complimentary Tanger Shopper Shuttle between the two shopping centers, 12-5 p.m. daily. Shuttles depart Tanger 1 behind Shopper Services and across from Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th every 30 minutes on the hour and Tanger 2 behind Shopper Services and at the Salty Dog Restaurant at 15 and 45 after the hour. 1414 and 1256 Fording Island Rd. (843) 837-5410 or www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead. Ongoing: The Harbour Town Yacht Basin offers private fishing charters, led by the most experienced fishing captains on Hilton Head

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CALENDAR Island. Charters range from three-hour inshore excursions to overnight trips to the Gulf Stream, 70 miles offshore. All items are provided, and catch will be cleaned at the docks. Reservations are required. 149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 363-8335 or www.seapines.com. Ongoing: Live music performed on the deck at The Salty Dog CafĂŠ. The Sea Pines Resort, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. (843) 671-2233 or www.saltydog.com. Ongoing: The Salty Dog Happy Hour Cruises are back! Cruises feature a ride around the Calibogue Sound on a 63' powered catamaran with upper and lower decks, along with a full bar and galley kitchen. Cruises offer Islandinspired food and beverage menus, plus tropical tunes to set the mood. All cruises are for ages 21 and older. Visit cruise.saltydog. com for cruise schedule, ticket purchases and more information. Ongoing: You will find something fascinating for the whole family at The Coastal Discovery Museum. Let us inspire you with our exhibits, childrens' activities and adult classes where you will learn about our environment, hiltonhead.com

the regionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s history, culture and art. Come see what makes the 68-acre historic Honey Horn special. Most importantly, we hope you leave knowing you can make a difference by caring for our environment and heritage. Historic Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org. Ongoing: Live music seven nights a week at the Coligny Plaza. Listen to live and local talent such as Lowcountry Boil, Jevon Daly in his one-man act, Dueling Pianos, The Nice Guys, La Pachenga and more. Dance, get the kids involved and enjoy all that Coligny has to offer. Coligny Center Stage, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Check website for lineup. www.colignyplaza.com. Monday-Saturday: Visit the Hilton Head Distillery to taste their world-class spirits. They use fresh molasses, sourced from Savannah, GA, as the foundational ingredient for all the spirits, ensuring that every batch is blended with a careful artisanal hand. The tasting room is family-friendly, having a seating area for children complete with games, books and other activities. $15 per person, which includes a souvenir shot glass. 2-7 p.m. 14 Cardinal Rd. (843) 686-4443 or www.hiltonheaddistillery.com. June 2019 Island Events 13


Cork Poppin’ Good: A guide to pairing wine with barbecue By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery

sauce, garlic and cayenne pepper. This unique blend of sweetness and spice requires a wine that is intense, slightly sweet and acidic. A big Zin or Shiraz is the perfect red wine companion and a spicy, floral Gewürztraminer is the perfect white wine. Are you going out for barbecue tonight and thinking about washing it down with an icecold beer? Well think again, because wine is also fantastic with barbecue. Depending on which famous barbecue region you’re from, you may argue that your hometown barbecue style is the only real style. But on Hilton Head Island, we serve all regional styles, so check out this guide to see which wine will go best with the different sauces.

Memphis Style ribs are heavily seasoned with a dry rub made of brown sugar, pepper, chili powder and cumin. Sauce is served on the side, used as an accent and not slathered over the ribs, so a wine that will compliment the heavy spice in the rub is ideal. A cool climate Merlot or a Pinot Noir will achieve this with their light body and powerful fruity flavors.

Eastern North Carolina Style sauce has a

familiar to most of us. It is thick, fruity and applied generously to smoky pork. The heavy sweetness of the sauce needs a big, assertive red wine. A California Cabernet or a Spanish Tempranillo has the ripe fruit, boldness and spice to contrast with the heavy sweetness of the ribs.

vinegar base, sugar and is loaded with pepper. This thin sauce is the most acidic of all barbecue styles and needs some sweetness to balance it out. Just like a big cold sweet tea would do the trick, so would a sweet Riesling, preferably from a warm climate such as California.

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ly is an eastern-style sauce with ketchup and more sugar. Since there is enough sweetness in the sauce to balance out the acid, there is no need for a real sweet wine. Petite Sirah’s subtle tannins and high acidity compliments without overpowering the delicate taste of the pork.

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Kansas City Style sauce is the style that is

Of course, you could also fire up your own backyard smoker and get creative. On a hot summer day, an ice-cold pitcher of Sangria will be the perfect companion to all barbecue styles. You can use either a red or white wine base or choose a specialty wine at the Island Winery as your base. Served chilled, our Sangria Style Southern Passion is delicious. The perfect bottle of hand-crafted artisan wine awaits at Island Winery on Cardinal Rd. Wine by the glass, cheese platters and $5 tastings are available Monday-Saturday from 12:30-5:30 p.m. and Sunday from 12-4 p.m. (843) 842-3141 or www.islandwinery.com. hiltonhead.com


CALENDAR Monday-Friday: Cappy the Clown performs at Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina’s HarbourFest. Face painting, balloon animals, glitter tattoos and other fun activities and entertainment. 6-9 p.m. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com for updates. Monday-Friday: Gregg Russell returns to his spot under the Liberty Oak Tree for another season of family-friendly music from 8-9:30 p.m. 149 Lighthouse Rd., The Sea Pines Resort. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Fridays: Shannon Tanner’s Family Show takes place at HarbourFest on the Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Stage with interactive musical revues, including singing, guitar and harmonica playing and more. Kids are invited onstage for singing and dancing. Shannon’s light-hearted performances include sing-a-longs, pop music, classic tunes and his own original songs. 6:30 and 8 p.m. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www. sheltercovehiltonhead.com for updates. Wednesdays: The Heritage Library offers Haunted History Tours at the Zion Chapel of Ease Cemetery, Hilton Head’s oldest and most haunted burial place. More history than horror, these tales involve real events that have occurred in Hilton Head’s 500-year history and real people who once lived here and are still reported to roam the Island from time to time. 8:30 p.m. Tickets required. Wm. Hilton Pkwy. and Mathews Dr. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org. Mondays: Tour Fort Mitchel, a historic Civil War earthwork battery, with an experienced guide. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters will demonstrate the Fort’s historic importance and the role its namesake, General Mitchel, played in shaping Hilton Head history. Fort Mitchel is located inside Hilton Head Plantation at 65 Skull Creek Dr. When entering the plantation, ask guard for a pass to Fort Mitchel. Bring a valid ID. Admission is $15 per adult and $10 per child ages 7-12. 10 a.m. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org/tours. Mondays: “Where Does the Power Come From?” complimentary golf clinic and exhibition led by former PGA Tour Pro Doug

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DINING Captain John’s Galley at The Salty Dog Café

www.saltydog.com ­­­South Beach Marina Village, The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Enjoy seafood right out of the ocean and onto your plate. Serving great seafood, steaks, pasta and more in a fun, nautical atmosphere. Now serving lunch and dinner; bar open late night. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-2233.

Coligny Plaza Restaurants

www.colignyplaza.com Coligny Circle, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Since 1955, locals have made Coligny their go-to place for finding whatever “IT” is, while millions of visitors make Coligny part of their family tradition of enjoying all that the Island has to offer. With a wide array of restaurants, there is truly something for everyone. Visit the website for the special event schedule. See ad page 39. (843) 842-6050.

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South Island Sq., F-24 on map. GPS: 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Comedy Magic Cabaret presents national headliner Kerry Pollock on a regular basis, with special guest performers one week per month. All headliners are nationally touring comedy-magicians and standup comedians. Kerry has been headlining casinos and showrooms for three decades. He is a favorite at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, appearing in the Palace of Mystery on a regular basis. Kerry’s “Funny Not Filthy” approach to the art has contributed to a refreshing and very entertaining show, which has earned Comedy Magic Cabaret #1 for HHI nightlife on TripAdvisor. Teens are welcome, if accompanied by a parent. See ad page 13. (843) 681-7757.

Harbour Town Restaurants

www.experienceharbourtown.com Harbour Town, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. From beautiful views of the Calibogue Sound, unique shops and top-rated dining to world-class golf, family-friendly entertainment and diverse opportunities for recreation, the Harbour Town Yacht Basin is the perfect place to enjoy a relaxed and delicious lunch or dinner. Discover Harbour Town Yacht Basin’s noteworthy restaurants, places to grab a quick bite and entertainment venhiltonhead.com


DINING ues. See ad pages 26 & 27. (866) 561-8802.

Hilton Head Distillery

www.hiltonheaddistillery.com Cardinal Rd., L-34 on map. GPS: 14 Cardinal Rd. Join us for a unique and captivating Hilton Head experience. We offer full distillery tours and tastings, where you are guided through the facility to learn about the history of rum, the story behind our company and the intricate details of the distillation process. If you are slightly pressed for time, please enjoy a tasting flight, which offers a sample of our products. Please call to confirm tour availability or make a reservation. Mon.-Sat., 2-7 p.m. See ad page 11. (843) 686-4443.

It’s Greek To Me

www.itsgreektomehhi.com 11 Lagoon Rd., across from Coligny Plaza, C-19 on map. GPS: 11 Lagoon Rd. A favorite of locals and visitors alike for over 20 years. Enjoy an array of specialty and authentic Greek dishes pre­pared from scratch, using secret family recipes and only the finest ingre­dients. You will find an abundance of gluten-free items on the menu. Serving lunch and dinner daily from 11 a.m. Dine indoors or on the spa­cious outdoor patio. Happy hour, 4-7 p.m. Take-out and kid’s menu available. Plenty of on-site parking for our customers. See ad page 15. (843) 842-4033.

Land’s End Tavern

www.saltydog.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Serving everything from fresh sea­food to deli­cious steaks, it’s hard not to find something to enjoy and almost impos­sible to forget the water­­front view. Open 8 a.m.-9 p.m. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-5456. hiltonhead.com

The Salty Dog Café

www.saltydog.com South Beach Marina Village, The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr.; Tanger 2, Mainland on map. GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Enjoy the famous steamed shrimp, frozen drinks, casual atmosphere, great food and live entertainment at the Island’s favorite outdoor café overlooking beautiful Braddock’s Cove. Now serving lunch and dinner; bar open late night. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-2233 or Bluffton: (843) 837-3344.

Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead/stores Dine at Tanger, located one and two miles west of Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1 GPS: 1256 Fording Island Rd. and Tanger 2 GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Tanger 1 and Tanger 2 are open with all your favorite name-brand outlet stores. When you are finished shopping, take a break and enjoy all the great food selections throughout the Tanger Outlets. Free Wi-Fi available centerwide, and EV charging stations. A complimentary bus service runs daily between the two shopping centers from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.7 p.m. For a complete listing of dining options, visit our website. See ad pages 4 & 5. (843) 837-5410.

The Wreck of the Salty Dog

www.saltydog.com South Beach Marina Village, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Over­­­­­­looking Braddock’s Cove at South Beach Marina. Offering casual dining with the same spirit as The Salty Dog Café. Fresh seafood, delicious steaks, sandwiches and tempt­ing cock­tails in a nautical atmosphere with one of the best views on the Island. Call for hours. Open seasonally. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-SEAS (7327).

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Featuring “Shannon Tanner & the Oyster Reefers” for a Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show on Thursdays at 7:00 p.m. June 13, 20 & 27; July 11, 18 & 25 and August 1, 8, 15 & 22 Two shows on Labor Day Weekend: Saturday, August 31 & Sunday, September 1

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Weaver on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes, 4 p.m. (843) 785-1138 or www.palmettodunes.com. Mondays: A special family show takes place through the summer starring Gary Maurer at the Comedy Magic Cabaret. Gary takes his audience into a world of magic, comedy, rabbits, audience participation and illusions. 8 p.m. South Island Square, 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-7757 or www.comedymagiccabaret.com. Tuesdays & Thursdays: Join Island Party Bus for a daytime or evening pub crawl. The fourhour daytime crawl features four stops with drink specials, free souvenirs and fun transportation. The evening crawl takes you safely to all of our favorite Island destinations. (843) 290-7098 or www.hhislandpartybus.com. Tuesdays: The Coastal Discovery Museum hosts a Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Take home fresh produce, chicken, freerange rabbit, pork sausage, seafood, salsa, cookies, bread and much more. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767, ext. 223 or www. coastaldiscovery.org/event-calendar.

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Events Join the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head on June 5, 12, 19 and 26 to celebrate mid-week at their Wine Down Wednesday event. This takes place every Wednesday evening from 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Tanger 2. Enjoy a glass of wine, lounge in the Adirondack chairs and listen to live acoustic tunes performed under the shaded oak trees. Be sure to enter the weekly drawing for a $25 Tanger gift card. www.tangeroutlet. com/hiltonhead. After the sun sets over Broad Creek, join us waterside at Shelter Cove Community Park for a summer full of blockbuster hits on a 20’ movie screen. June 13 – Guardians of the Galaxy I, June 20 – Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, June 27 – Mary Poppins Returns. No admission fee. Beach chairs, blankets and take-out food from Shelter Cove Towne Centre merchants recommended. Movies begin at 9 p.m. www.sheltercovetownecentre.com. Outside Hilton Head invites you to celebrate Father’s Day, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. at our store in The Plaza at Shelter Cove. Enjoy some frosty brews, live music, food hot off the grill and that one-of-a-kind Outside Hilton Head camaraderie. While you’re here, shop the great selection of gifts for Dad. From shoes and apparel to fishing kayaks, sweet coolers, stylish sunglasses, super-smart watches and Outside Hilton Head experiences like tours, trips and clinics. The first 100 guests will receive a commemorative pint glass and other goodies from Howler Brothers. www.outsidehiltonhead.com. The Juneteenth Celebration on Hilton Head Island takes place June 15 at the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park. Enjoy food, art and musical entertainment featuring American Idol winner, Ruben Studdard, along with Alvin Garrett, Latrese Bush, Logan the Entertainer and Marlena Smalls. Chairs are welcome. No coolers please. Tickets are $15 (children 12 and under are free). 11 a.m.3 p.m. 226 Beach City Rd. (843) 255-7301 or www.exploremitchelville.org. 22 Island Events June 2019

It’s the Strawberry Moon on June 16 and 17, and the Salty Dog will be doing some serious moon gazing from our 63’ powered catamaran with upper and lower decks. The cruise is two hours and we’ll serve Celestial Snacks and Lunar Libations. The full bar and galley onboard will be open to purchase food, drink and moon-inspired specials. cruise. saltydog.com for booking and more information. The Salty Dog Café, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. (843) 671-2233 or www.saltydog.com. The Seventh Annual Spartina 449 Warehouse Sale will take place June 28-30 at Hilton Head Island High School, 70 Wilborn Rd. Come and peruse our colorful handbags and accessories inspired by one of the few unspoiled treasures, Daufuskie Island, South Carolina. www.spartina449.com.

Festivals A spectacular extravaganza for the whole family, Shelter Cove rocks HarbourFest, Monday-Friday evenings from 6-9 p.m. throughout the summer. Shannon Tanner celebrates his 31st season in Shelter Cove Harbour with his weeknight Family Extravaganza Shows at the Gazebo at 6:30 and 8 p.m. Enjoy Island-inspired tunes reminiscent of Jimmy Buffet on Thursdays, starting June 13th. All events will have entertainment from Cappy the Clown, arts and crafts and activities for the kids. Tuesday nights starting June 11th during HarbourFest are the traditional fireworks’ nights, featuring a hiltonhead.com


spectacular show that lights up the Hilton Head sky! These events are weather permitting. Admission and parking are free. www. sheltercoveharbourfest.com. Attention all pirate kids and parents! All hands on deck for the Shannon Tanner Pirate Expedition! Join Cap’n Tanner and his pirates and set sail on an adventure of a lifetime! Wed. and Fri. mornings at 8:30 a.m. www.islandpirates.com. Hilton Head Island Music Festival takes place at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn on June 22 and 23. This twoday music festival will feature 15 electrifying live performances from a variety of local and regional acts. Saturday is the original music showcase, featuring a special appearance from Hannah Wicklund & The Steppin Stones. Sunday’s lineup includes classic covers and touring bands performing rock, blues, reggae and funk. Rain or shine. Children 12 and under get in free. www.hhimusicfest.com.

Arts & Entertainment Enjoy live music seven nights a week at Coligny Plaza. Listen to live and local talent such as Lowcountry Boil, Jevon Daly in his one-man act, Dueling Pianos, The Nice Guys, La Pachenga and more. Dance, get the kids involved and enjoy all that Coligny has to offer. Coligny Center Stage, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Check website for lineup. www.colignyplaza.com. hiltonhead.com

Gregg Russell returns to his spot under the Liberty Oak Tree Monday-Friday, for another season of family-friendly music from 8-9:30 p.m. 149 Lighthouse Rd., The Sea Pines Resort, (843) 842-1979 or www. seapines.com/events. Join us every Friday night, 7-10 p.m., on the banks of Broad Creek for a picnic and sunset serenade at the pavilion in Shelter Cove Community Park. Bring a beach chair, blanket and pick up take-out from one of the merchants of Shelter Cove Towne Centre. Sunset Celebration, featuring live local music and laid-back family entertainment. June 14 – Deas-Guyz, June 21 – The Headliners, June 28 – Deas-Guyz. Admission is free. www.sheltercovetownecentre.com. World-renowned magician, Losander, performs at the Comedy Magic Cabaret on June 25-29. A master of levitation and theatrical art, his show is a unique experience that you won’t forget. 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-7757 or www.comedymagiccabaret.com. Legally Blonde: The Musical is on stage June 26-29 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. This award-winning musical follows the transformation of the beautiful and popular Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and obstacles in pursuit of her dreams. Evening performances, 8 p.m. and Sun. matinee, 2 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com. Event dates and times are subject to change without notice and many are subject to weather conditions. Please call or visit listed websites to confirm. June 2019 Island Events 23


ARTS & SERVICES ACCOMMODATIONS Destination Vacation Hilton Head

www.dvhhi.com 7 Executive Park Rd. off Pope Ave., E-18 on map. GPS: 7 Executive Park Rd. Our experienced team will help you find the perfect rental home or villa for your next Hilton Head vacation. We specialize in luxury oceanfront and beach-oriented rental homes and villas with 2 to 7 bedrooms in the resort areas of Sea Pines, Forest Beach and Palmetto Dunes. Call for a vacation guide or visit us online to preview our amazing array of properties. See ad page 7. (843) 785-7774 or (877) 874-7244.

BEACH GEAR/BABY ITEM RENTALS Hilton Head Outfitters

www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com Palmetto Dunes Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Hilton Head Outfitters offers all your baby gear for a day on the beach. We offer kiddie carts, 3 wheelers, tag-a-longs and child seats. See ad page 77. Order online or call (844) 245-5164.

LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals

www.hiltonheadbikerental.com The Sea Pines Resort. Offering beach umbrellas, chairs, towels, coolers, wagons, tubs and carts, along with toys and games. Baby gear includes a variety of cribs, strollers, highchairs, booster seats, swings and much more. All items meet safety standards, while keeping your baby clean and happy. Free delivery, setup and pickup. See ad page 72. Order online or call (843) 384-9322.

Yankee Pedaler Rentals

www.yankeepedalerbikerentals.com Yankee Pedaler offers an array of beach and baby gear. Rental items include cribs, rollaway beds, joggers, highchairs, beach chairs, umbrellas and more. Free Island-wide delivery and

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pickup. Ask for the Island Events’ special. See ad page 46. Reserve online or call (843) 785-2021.

LIBRARIES Heritage Library

www.heritagelib.org 2 Corpus Christi, E-18 on map. GPS: 2 Corpus Christi, Ste. 100. The Heritage Library is a nonprofit library offering research assistance on ancestry, in addition to classes and tours focused on Hilton Head Island’s development from prehistory to the modern era. The Heritage Library owns two historic sites, Fort Mitchel and the Historic Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum. See ad page 25. (843) 686-6560.

SPECIAL EVENTS 7th Annual Savannah Food & Wine Festival

www.savannahfoodandwinefest.com 655 Louisville Rd., Savannah, GA. Experience Southern Charm and Hospitality Savannah Style. Celebrate the best in food and wine on Nov. 4-10. The festival brings together culinary experience, leading culinary professionals, winemakers, beverage experts and more. From the Celebrity Chef Tour to cooking demonstrations, a Jazz & Bubbles Brunch, River Street Strolls, as well as the Taste of Savannah main event on Sat., Nov. 9, there will be something for everyone who loves food, wine or both. For a full list of events and tickets, visit the website. See ad page 3. (912) 232-1223.

THEATER Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

www.artshhi.com Hwy. 278 at Shelter Cove Harbour, G-24 on map. GPS: 14 Shelter Cove Ln. This remarkable showcase for professional performing and visual arts also has cultural festivals and educational outreach, proving that life on our legendary white sand shores is so much more than a day at the beach. With exciting musicals, dramas and comedies, we’re a treat, and the best entertainment this side of New York. Call for reservations and ticket information. See ad page 91. (843) 842-2787. hiltonhead.com


MONDAYS AT 10AM

Immerse yourself in the fascinating Civil War history of Hilton Head Island with a visit to Fort Mitchel. The site contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats based in the Savannah River. Costumed characters and an expert tour guide will demonstrate the vital historic importance of this place. $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

WEDNESDAYS AT 1 DAM

Come enjoy a three-mile casual, safe and fun bike tour through some of the Island's most captivating historic sites. See the fishing co-op where Islanders once farmed, feasted and fended off the chemical company BASF, the hallowed ground of a Gullah cemetery, an Indian Shell Enclosure, the tabby ruins located on a former plantation and visit with volunteers from the Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island. $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD (ages 10+) with your own bike $25/ADULT • $20/CHILD H bikes are provided

THURSDAYS AT 1 DAM

The Island's history comes to life at Zion Cemetery & Baynard Mausoleum with this trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island's past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the Island's oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it.


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DINING

GREGG RUSSELL CONCERTS

WATERSPORTS, FISHING & BOATING

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EXPERIENCE HARBOUR TOWN.

Enjoy unique boutique shopping, a variety of premier dining options featuring views of the harbour and Calibogue Sound, and exciting watersports and recreation, including the famous Harbour Town Lighthouse. It all combines to create a Hilton Head Island vacation experience youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll never forget.

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Island Style

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No matter which way you wear it, Hilton Head style is always in fashion. Shop our local boutiques and brand-name stores spread throughout the Island. You’re sure to discover so many memorable items to take home for a friend, loved one and YOU!

Jet Setting Fresh Produce Coligny Plaza Shopping Center 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., #A-3 (843) 842-3410 Harbour Town 149 Lighthouse Rd., #F (843) 671-2133 www.freshproduceclothes.com

Jersey Skull Creek Boathouse General Store   397 Squire Pope Rd. (843) 681-3663 www.skull-creek-boathouse. myshopify.com

Jubilant S.M. Bradford Co. The Village at Wexford 1000 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 686-6161 Harbour Town 149 Lighthouse Rd., #D (843) 671-9191 www.smbradfordco.com

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Jammin' Camp Hilton Head Coligny Plaza 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., Unit L-1 (843) 686-4877 Harbour Town 149 Lighthouse Rd., Ste. Q (843) 671-3600 www.camphiltonhead.com

Jeweled Skull Creek Dockside Ship Store 2 Hudson Rd. (843) 785-3625 www.skull-creek-dockside. myshopify.com

Juicy Island Winery     12 Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 www.islandwinery.com

JawDropping Coligny Plaza 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. (843) 842-6050 www.colignyplaza.com


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Jovial Hilton Head Distillery 14 Cardinal Rd. (843) 686-4443 www.hiltonheaddistillery.com

Jolly Jake’s Shore Thing Coligny Plaza 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., C-5 (843) 686-2330

Jesting Island Quilters Park Plaza 33 Office Park Rd. (843) 842-4500 www.islandquilters.com

Just Amazing Coastal Provisions Co. Shelter Cove Towne Centre 38 Shelter Cove Ln., #122 (843) 341-3838 www.coastalprovisionsco.com


HILTON HEAD ISL AND COLIGNY PLAZA 843.842.3410 HARBOUR TOWN 843.686.3410 WWW.FRESHPRODUCECLOTHES.COM


SHOPPING CLOTHING Camp Hilton Head

www.camphiltonhead.com Harbour Town (near the Lighthouse), H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd.; Coligny Plaza (oceanside), C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. For the past 35 years, the lat­est styles in unique, im­printed resort wear for kids and adults, and spe­cial­­ized Hilton Head gifts and souvenirs, have been avail­able to “Take Hilton Head Home.” Logoed Casual clothing, hats, dress­­­­es and spe­­cialty items are available. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 671-3600, (843) 671-4633 or (843) 686-4877.

Coastal Provisions Co.

www.coastalprovisionsco.com Shelter Cove Towne Centre next door to Poseidon. G-27 on map. GPS: 38 Shelter Cove Ln., Suite 122. Coastal Provisions Co., purveyors of quality apparel and merchandise that embraces our Coastal Lifestyle. “It’s A Way Of Life!” Enjoy unique gifts, quality apparel and coastal brands such as Yeti, Lokai, Spartina and Smathers & Branson. See ad page 33. (843) 341-3838.

Currents

www.smbradfordco.com Harbour Town, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd., Village at Wexford, F-19 on map. GPS: 1000 Wm. Hilton Pkwy., #B. Fabulous jewelry, handbags and gifts. Tribal and Vineyard Vines are just a few of our apparel lines, with footwear that is fashionable and comfortable. See ad page 41. (843) 671-1919, (843) 686-2800.

Fresh Produce

www.freshproduceclothes.com Coligny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., Harbour Town, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. For nearly three decades, Fresh Produce has delighted women as a lifestyle brand known for its original prints, vibrant colors and stylish, comfortable clothing. Fresh Produce is dedicated to creating feelgood clothes women want to wear every day. The coastal-inspired colors and broad assortment of easy-to-wear pieces are flattering and comfortable on all shapes and sizes, and are available in Extra Fresh plus sizes, as well as children’s styles. The comfortable fabrics, fit and style reflect carefree ease. See ad page 31. (843) 842-3410, (843) 686-3410.

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Hilton Head Island Summer Bridge Programs & play SOCIAL BRIDGE & SUPERVISED PLAY An opportunity for players to improve their game and meet new partners in a casual, relaxed environment Fridays starting June 7 10:00am - noon $10 Singles Welcome Contact Kristi Menees 551.795.6329

NEED A PARTNER?

Email our Bridge Partner Hotline: hhbridgepartnerhotline@gmail.com

JUNIOR BRIDGE

Saturdays 10:00am - noon Free to Juniors aged 8-16 Contact Sperry Kaler 843.301.1325

Duplicate Bridge Games offered every day Monday - Saturday HILTON HEAD ISLAND BRIDGE CLUB ACBL sanctioned 95 Matthews Drive Store A8 Port Royal Plaza Center Hilton Head Island, SC 29928 843.342.7529 www.bridgewebs.com/hiltonheadisland Find us on Facebook at Hilton Head Island Bridge Club

SHOPPING Hilton Head Shirt Company

www.camphiltonhead.com The Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 890 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. A large selection of screen­printed T-shirts, sweat­shirts, jack­ ets, shorts, hats, dresses, em­broi­dered polo shirts, as well as sou­venir and gift items, are available for every­one. Imprinted and spe­ cialty cloth­ing for the entire family. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 686-5099.

Island Accents Boutique

Facebook.com/islandaccentshhi. South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Island Accents is a women’s and children’s boutique that offers a wide variety of unique clothing, accessories, shoes and gifts that are the perfect accent for the visiting or native islander. Come on in today and take a piece of Hilton Head home. See ad page 36. (843) 842-3666.

Jake’s Shore Thing

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“Life is good® Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe.” We fea­ture the full line of “Life is good” products, including cloth­­ing for the entire family, hats, mugs, bags, water bottles, golf balls, beach toys, dog items, jewelry and more. All powered by Optimism. Open daily at 10 a.m. See ad page 41. (843) 686-2330.

Lilly Pulitzer S.M. Bradford Co.

Village at Wexford, F-19 on map, GPS: 1000 Wm. Hilton Pkwy.; Harbour Town, H-8 on map, GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. Fresh, feminine, flattering, fun—these are the qualities that define Lilly Pulitzer! Lilly Pulitzer S.M. Bradford Co. offers Lilly’s amazing line of children’s apparel. Vineyard Vines and other complementary lines are offered as well. Nestled in the charming Village at Wexford on Hilton Head Island, Lilly Pulitzer S.M. Bradford Co. is a destination you will not want to miss! Open every day in season. See ad page 41. (843) 686-6161.

Outside Hilton Head

www.shopoutside.com The Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-27 on map. GPS: 50 Shelter Cove Ln., Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. Come check out our huge outdoor lines, including hiltonhead.com


THE SKULL CREEK GENERAL STORE offers a vanety of the best products the South has to offer

Lowcountry Linens, King

Bean Bean Coffee Bluffton Peanut Brittle, Charleston Marble Coasters and Coastal Carolina Oyster Knives are 1ust a few of the unique items that you will find when shopping


Patagonia, Kuhl and True Grit. The Islandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s best selection of sunglasses from Maui Jim, Costa Del Mar and more. Protective sun clothing, kayaks, SUPs, sportswear, lifestyle wear for both men and women available. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

and of course, a full line from YETI Coolers. The Skull Creek General Store truly is a oneof-a-kind shopping experience, refreshing and unique to Hilton Head Island. What trip to the Skull Creek Boathouse would be complete without taking home one of our iconic T-shirts?! There truly is something for everyone at Skull Creek General Store. See ad page 35. (843) 681-3663.

The Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory

Skull Creek Dockside Ship Store

SHOPPING

www.saltydog.com South Beach Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr.; Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 67 Arrow Rd.; Tanger 2, Mainland on map. GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. The Salty Dog CafĂŠ has been a Hilton Head tradition since 1987. Available at three locations. See ad Outside Back Cover. Open daily. (843) 842-6331 (Arrow Rd.), (843) 671-2232 (South Beach) and (843) 837-5511 (Tanger 2).

Skull Creek Boathouse General Store

www.skullcreekboathouse.com/shop Skull Creek Boathouse. S-28 on map. GPS: 397 Squire Pope Rd. The General Store offers gifts and souvenirs for everyone. We also feature Kiel James Patrick, Smathers & Branson, 36 Island Events June 2019

www.docksidehhi.com Skull Creek Dockside. S-28 on map. GPS: 2 Hudson Rd. Skull Creek Dockside Ship Store is the newest place to get all of your favorite Lowcountry apparel and gifts. Located inside Skull Creek Dockside Restaurant, the Ship Store is the perfect after-dinner stop. From clothing to candles, to our signature sauces, pick up everything you need to remember your trip! See ad page 95. (843)785-3625.

DESSERTS Island Fudge Shoppe

www.islandfudge.com Coligny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. With over 38 years in business, here you will find 16 flavors of homemade fudge, a wide variety of hand-dipped chochiltonhead.com


Burke's Pharmacy D-Luxe Too Belles Boutique Reilley's Liquors Ruan Thai Cuisine Robert's Village Jewelers Dr. Dalton Frankie Bones Lettrs Stretch Zone Fraum Chiropractic Life Center Munchies Main Street Cafe & Pub Luna & Lillie's The Pink House Gallery Rose Hearing Group Subway Wise Guys Indigo Cabinet Color Me Nails Salon 5200 The Clothes Press Harris Teeter


Jake’s Shore Thing

Coligny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., C-5. Hilton Head’s only “Life is good® Genuine Neighbor­hood Shoppe.” We feature the full line of “Life is good” products, including cloth­­ing for the entire family, hats, mugs, bags, water bottles, golf balls, beach toys, dog items, jewelry and more. All powered by Optimism. Open daily at 10 a.m. See ad page 41. (843) 686-2330.

The Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory

SHOPPING olates, candies and corporate gifts, along with a large selection of gift boxes and accessories, all made from scratch with the finest ingredients available. Locally owned and operated. Don’t miss out on the pralines every Friday! Shipping available. See ad page 38. (843) 842-4280.

Kilwins

Shelter Cove Towne Centre, G-27 on map. GPS: 28 Shelter Cove Ln. Kilwins offers a variety of ice cream, cased chocolates, hand-paddled fudge, caramels and other confectionary creations! Located in Shelter Cove Towne Centre across from World of Beer and Francesca’s. Open daily. See ad page 32. (843) 785-2727.

Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop

www.saltydog.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Salty Dog Ice Cream is the perfect treat on a warm day. Offering a variety of homemade ice cream flavors with sprinkles and toppings galore, along with slushies, smoothies and more. Located below The Salty Dog T-Shirt Shop. Open seasonally. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-4749.

GIFTS Jake’s Cargo

www.saltydog.com Located at South Beach Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Supplying gifts for pets and the people who love them. South Beach Marina’s biggest place to get all your favorite Salty Dog gear and pet souvenirs. Open daily. See ad Outside Back Cover. (843) 671-5022. 38 Island Events June 2019

www.saltydog.com Located at South Beach Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr.; Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 67 Arrow Rd.; Tanger 2, Mainland on map. GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. The Salty Dog Café has been a Hilton Head tradition since 1987. Available at three Hilton Head Island area locations. See ad Outside Back Cover. Open daily. (843) 842-6331 (Arrow Rd.), (843) 6712232 (South Beach) and (843) 837-5511 (Tanger 2).

South Beach General Store

www.camphiltonhead.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. Convenience items, along with special gourmet products. A complete line of logoed clothing, hats, dresses, shirts and gifts for every­one. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 671-6784.

Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures

Shelter Cove Harbour next to Bistro 17, H-26 on map. GPS: 17 Harbourside Ln. You will find a variety of trinkets and treasures from unique jewelry and home décor to beachwear, totes and stylish essentials. Familyowned and operated since 1988. Open daily. See ad page 20. (843) 785-7771.

OUTLETS Hilton Head Shirt Company

www.camphiltonhead.com The Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 890 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. A large selection of screen­printed T-shirts, sweat­shirts, jackets, shorts, hats, dresses, em­broi­dered polo shirts, as well as souvenir and gift items for everyone. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 686-5099.

Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com Shop Tanger Outlets, located 1 and 2 miles west of Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1, GPS: 1256 hiltonhead.com


1 N Forest Beach Drive, Hilton Head Island, At Coligny Circle (843) 842-6050 | colignyplaza.com

SHOPPING Fording Island Rd. and Tanger 2, GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Tanger Outlets is home to over 80 brand-name stores with great buys. When shoppers hear the name Tanger, they know that it stands for great quality, huge selec­tion and out­standing value. Free Wi-Fi available center-wide, and EV charging stations. A complimentary shuttlebus service between the two shopping centers runs daily from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad pages 4 & 5. (843) 837-5410.

QUILTING Island Quilters

www.islandquilters.com Park Plaza Shopping Center, F-17 on map. GPS: 33-B Office Park Rd. A full line of kits, fabrics, tools and notions for beginner to expert quilters can be found here. All fabrics are 100% cotton quilting quality. Now under new ownership, and looking forward to seeing you. See ad page 32. (843) 842-4500.

SHOES Outside Hilton Head

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The Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-27 on map. GPS: 50 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. The Lowcountry’s fun and performance shoe source, with great fashions from Kork-Ease, Toms, sport and performance from Chaco, Keen, Teva and Astral, plus a huge selection of sandals from Olukai, Reef, Sanuk and many more. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

SHOPPING CENTERS Coligny Plaza

www.colignyplaza.com Coligny Circle, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Since 1955, locals have made Coligny their go-to place for finding whatever “IT” is, while millions of visitors make Coligny part of their family tradition of enjoying all the Island has to offer. With over 60 specialty shops and restaurants, there is truly something for everyone. Visit the website for the special event schedule. See ad page 39. (843) 842-6050.

The Harbour Town Shops at The Sea Pines Resort

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Horoscope June 2019 ARIES This month, take note of how you interact with others. Is it consistent with how you expect to be treated, or could your approach use some work? Pay close attention to your tactics with children and the elderly. They deserve respect and patience.

LIBRA Your counsel will be sought after by those in your orbit midmonth. Dig deep and consider: have you really forgiven, and if not, are you acting out in subtle ways because of it? Don’t be drawn in by the passive-aggressive mindset.

TAURUS A big project will result in some unforeseen obstacles, and you may wonder whether or not to stay the course. Take a couple of steps back and consider which variables could be swapped out. It may only take one small adjustment to get everything back on track.

SCORPIO Beware the doubleedged sword of vengeance. You can take it too far, and end up hurting yourself. Instead, focus on your actions toward others. Your own kindness, consideration and empathy can use fine-tuning.

vortex of regret this month. Make a point to encourage the people you care about, and those who might just need it. You will be pleasantly surprised by the results.

SAGITTARIUS Someone you admire will play their cards close to their chest this month. Try not to make what they’re dealing with about you. Instead of trying to force their confidence, inspire them to share by being open yourself.

CANCER Follow your gut and don’t second-guess yourself. You may have a lingering doubt about someone new in your life. Instead of letting things fester, just ask. You will learn something else you actually needed to know.

CAPRICORN This month, don’t shy away from novelty in your daily life. Slow down, take deep breaths and steal moments here and there to look up at the sky. You will form a new bond when a coworker decides to surprise you.

LEO Don’t waste a moment of today on things that won’t matter tomorrow. The joy of lifting someone else up will keep your spirits high. Relish it and take advantage of the peace rather than wishing it away.

AQUARIUS Keep your eye on the prize this month, particularly at work. Keep after what you’re chasing. Be on the lookout for a Cancer in need of a boost, and don’t be afraid to lend a helping hand.

GEMINI Don’t get sucked into the

VIRGO Your home may be your

sanctuary, but you need to leave the cocoon. Get out, breathe the fresh air and take a long walk. You will glean something very useful from a resulting conversation. 40 Island Events June 2019

PISCES When we’re constantly entertained by our devices, we don’t use our powers of imagination. This month, stimulate your imagination by engaging with your artistic side or daydreaming. Make time for a loved one in need. You’ll be glad you did. hiltonhead.com


SHOPPING vividly stunning, and in addition to the incredible views at every turn, Harbour Town is also an incredible shopping destination. Surrounding the picturesque yacht basin, Harbour Town features an extraordinary selection of fine apparel and home décor boutiques, custom gift and craft shops, signature jewelry shops and one-of-a-kind art galleries. See ad pages 26-27. (866) 5618802.

Main Street Village

www.mainstreetvillagehhi.com North end of Hilton Head, M-30 on map. GPS: 1500 Main St. Located just outside Hilton Head Plantation off Highway 278 (William Hilton Pkwy.) between Mile Markers 3 and 4. Visitors can enjoy easy parking and no-hassle shopping. Over the past 25 years, Main Street Village has become a favorite place to shop, dine and stroll on Hilton Head. These familyowned businesses provide a fun day for all. See ad page 37. (843) 682-3400.

Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com Shop Tanger Outlets, located 1 and 2 miles west of Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1, GPS: 1256 Fording Island Rd. and Tanger 2, GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Tanger Outlets is home to over 80 brand-name stores with great buys. When shoppers hear the name Tanger, they know that it stands for great quality, huge selec­ tion and out­standing value. Free Wi-Fi available centerwide, and EV charging stations. A complimentary shuttlebus service between the two shopping centers runs daily from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.7 p.m. See ad pages 4 & 5. (843) 837-5410.

WINERIES/RETAIL SHOPS Island Winery

www.islandwinery­­.com Off Mathews Dr., L-34 on map. GPS: 12 Cardinal Rd. #A. Our grapes are shipped to us from all over the world to produce highquality wines right here on Hilton Head Island. Visit our winery and enjoy a tasting. Our selec­tion is sure to please, ranging from Old World, vinted dry wines to our Lowcountry specialty wines. Open Mon.-Sat., 12:30-5:30 p.m. and Sun., 12-4 p.m. Enjoy wine by the glass and a cheese platter during store hours. Cheese platter is complimentary with the purchase of three or more bottles of wine. See ad page 15. (843) 842-3141. hiltonhead.com

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ACTIVITIES AERIAL PLAYGROUND Aerial Adventure

www.aerialadventurehiltonhead.com Broad Creek Marina, one mile from Cross Island, off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. This unique, 2-hour attraction features 50 in-the-tree challenging activities on 6 different ability courses—easy to hard—for ages 5 and up. In addition to the aerial sky playground, try the zipline canopy tour. There is plenty of fun and adventure to be had for all age groups and levels of physical fitness. Visit the website for age, weight and dress restrictions. Reservations preferred. See ad page 81. (843) 682-6000 or book online.

ARCADES

Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

www.adventurecove.com Hwy. 278 and Folly Field Rd., Mile Marker 6, H-32 on map. GPS: 18 Folly Field Rd. Adventure Cove offers fun for all ages. Come test your skill at the Island’s largest arcade. Once you are finished inside, test your skills outside on one of two Caribbean-style miniature golf courses. See ad page 66. (843) 842-9990.

Atomic VR (Virtual Reality)

www.atomicvrhhi.com Gateway Cir. L-35 on map. GPS: 38 Gateway Cir. Atomic VR Arcade is an exciting and immersive experience for everyone eight years of age and older. With four VR gaming stations available, you can play with your friends and family, play with others around the world online or take on your own battles. Become immersed in a virtual reality video gaming world; with many games and options available, the experiences are endless! See ad page 61. (843) 715-4972.

BIKE RENTALS & TOURS Bicycle Billy’s

www.bicyclebillys.com Heritage Plaza, off Pope Ave., C-18 on map. GPS: 81 Pope Ave. For over two decades, Bicycle Billy’s has provided quality bikes and excellent customer service, enabling customers to enjoy their biking experience while vacationing. Free delivery and pickup, including Sea Pines, Shipyard, Palmetto Dunes, Forest Beach and Folly Field. See ad page 63. (843) 785-7851.

Discover Hilton Head Bike Tours

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Hilton Head is a bicyclist’s 46 Island Events June 2019

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Island Beaches Public Beach Access: The Town of Hilton Head Island provides nine, public beach accesses: • Alder Lane Beach Access, off South Forest Beach Dr. • Coligny Beach Park, off Coligny Circle • Driessen Beach Park, end of Bradley Beach Rd. • Chaplin Community Park, off Wm. Hilton Pkwy. • Fish Haul Park & Mitchelville Beach Park, end of Beach City Rd. • Burkes Beach Access, end of Burkes Beach Rd. • Folly Field Beach Park and Islanders Beach Park, both off Folly Field Rd.

Parking & Facilities:

There are 23 metered spaces at Alder Lane; 54 metered spaces at Folly Field and 13 metered spaces at Burkes Beach Road. The parking fee is a QUARTER for each 15 minutes. Additionally, there are 207 spaces at Driessen Beach Park for long-term parking. The fee is a QUARTER for each 30 minutes during the week. Parking spaces at Islanders Beach Park are ALWAYS reserved for annual beach passes. Parking at Driessen Beach Park for annual beach passes is reserved from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Parking is FREE at Fish Haul Park, Mitchelville Beach Park and Coligny Beach Park. Handicap parking is available at no fee at all parks. Restrooms, changing areas, sand showers and vending machines are available.

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nated for the Alder Lane, Coligny, Driessen, Folly Field and Islanders Beach Parks. The boundaries will be clearly marked on the beach and in the water. Lifeguards are stationed at these designated areas for assistance and beach information.

Beach Marker Signs:

Hilton Head’s beaches are marked near the dune line with signs to let emergency responders know where assistance is needed. They are also useful as a reference point if you or your group should become lost.

Beach Safety Tips: • Apply and reapply plenty of sunscreen even on cloudy days. • Wear sunglasses to prevent damage from the sun. • Stay hydrated and drink plenty of water. • Be aware of the rules and regulations of the beach. Signs are posted near most beach accesses. • Don’t leave your kids unsuper­vised even in guarded areas. • Note the location of the nearest lifeguard and report any hazardous conditions to him or her. • Know the name of the beach or hotel/ condo and the beach marker number where you are staying if you should need assistance. • There are often jellyfish and stingrays, as well as other sea life in and out of the water, which may sting or cut a person. In any situation where first aid is needed, find a lifeguard or seek further medical attention. • Call or wave for help if you are in trouble.

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Water Safety Tips: • Don’t enter the water if you can’t swim. • Swim near a lifeguard. • Ask the lifeguard about any dangers in the water or on the beach, especially if he or she is flying a yellow caution flag. • Be aware of direction and strength of longshore currents. These currents can take you up and down the beach quickly and cause you or your kids to get lost. • Don’t let your kids swim unsu­pervised even in guarded areas. • Don’t swim alone. Use the buddy system so that someone always knows where you are so they can get help if needed. • Don’t overestimate your swim­ming ability. Stay in chest deep or less water to insure you don’t get stuck in water over your head. • Don’t rely on flotation devices. • Swim parallel to shore if you want to swim long distances. • Don’t swim against the current. Swim across the current to escape the pull. • Always swim sober. • Don’t dive into unknown water or shallow breaking waves. Always go feet first.

Beach Prohibitions: The following are prohibited on all beaches: – Possession or consumption of alcohol – Glass (bottles, containers, etc.) – Littering – Indecent exposure or nudity – Disorderly conduct – Disturbing the peace – Unauthorized vehicles – Fires and fireworks – Shark fishing – Horseback riding or motorized driving – Removal, harming, or harassment of any hiltonhead.com

live beach fauna (sea turtles, sand dollars, etc.) – Removal, alteration, or damage to dunes, sea oats, or other indigenous dune flora – Operation, launching, or landing of unauthorized motorized watercraft – Unauthorized commercial activity – Sleeping on the beach between midnight and 6 a.m. – Unauthorized wearing of life­guard emblems, insignias, etc. – Solicitation or distribution of handouts – Kites not under manual control – Parasailing

Additional Prohibitions In Designated Swimming Areas - Peak Season: (Between sunrise and sunset, April 1 - September 30): - Fishing or surfcasting - Surfboards, boogie boards, etc. - Frisbee or other sports involving a ball - Games with metal components - Stunt kites & Sand Sailing

Animals: ANIMALS are NOT permitted between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day. Animals MUST be on a leash between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., April 1 through the Thursday before Memorial Day and the Tuesday after Labor Day through September 30. Animals must be on leash or under positive voice control at all other times. Persons in control of animals on the beach are required to remove and properly dispose of excrement. Ordinance signs are posted at most beach access points. - Information and photography provided by the Town of Hilton Head Island and Shore Beach Service

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paradise. This fun, interpretive tour will take a route designed to mix paved bike paths, backroad and beach cruising at an easy pace on flat surfaces. Your guide will lead you to significant historic sites, fantastic vistas, woodlands, wetlands and the beach. Simply a great day on Hilton Head for the whole family. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

and operated rental company. We provide clean, top-quality equip­ment and accessories for the entire family. We have bike rentals for everyone, including bike trailers and child seats. We offer a wide variety of baby items to rent, including cribs, highchairs, strollers and much more. We also have many beach items to rent, including umbrellas and chairs. Free delivery, locks, baskets and pickup. 24-hour crib delivery. See ad page 72. (843) 384-9322.

Mike’s Bikes Bicycle Rentals

www.hiltonheadbicycle.com Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 112 Arrow Rd. Specializing in bike rentals, service and sales. No hidden costs—free delivery/pickup, baskets, child carriers and locks. Cruisers, mountain and tandem bikes. Helmets available. See ad page 50. (843) 686-6888.

www.mikesbikeshiltonhead.com Beach City Rd., M-36 on map. GPS: 136 Beach City Rd., Unit B. Family-owned and operated, Mike’s Bikes is committed to providing you with safe, quality bikes and excellent customer service. Delivery and pickup in Sea Pines, Shipyard, Palmetto Dunes, Port Royal, Folly Field, North and South Forest Beach and all points in between. See ad page 53. (843) 671-6453.

Hilton Head Outfitters Bike Rentals

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www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com Palmetto Dunes Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Your headquarters for adventure! Hilton Head Outfitters, an authorized Cannondale dealer, offers the Island’s largest bike rental fleet. Rental selections include beach cruisers, kids’ bikes, tandems, tag-a-longs and three-wheelers, along with a great selection of accessories and equipment for sale. See ad page 77. (844) 245-5164.

LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals

www.hiltonheadbikerental.com The Sea Pines Resort. LowSea Bike, Beach and Baby Rentals is a fully insured, family-owned

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www.pedalsbicycles.com Pope Ave., D-18 on map. GPS: 71 Pope Ave., #A. Hilton Head’s premier bike rentals. Tour the Island on mens’, ladies’, tall mens’, kids’, real BMX bikes, Burley Karts, mountain and hybrid bikes. Sales and service. Delivery, child carriers, locks and baskets are all free. See coupon ad page 81. (843) 842-5522.

Yankee Pedaler Bike Rental

www.yankeepedalerbikerentals.com Call for Island Events’ special. Rent two or more bikes for one week for only $25 each. Some exclusions may apply. Free locks and child carriers. Free Island-wide delivery. hiltonhead.com


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BOAT RENTALS/CRUISES & WATERSPORTS

Adventure Cruises Fireworks Cruise

www.cruisehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Every Tuesday, Jun. 11Aug. 20 and Thursday July 4th starting at dusk. Enjoy a dolphin watch nature cruise on the E/V Holiday, ending with a fireworks display. The best place to watch the fireworks is from the water. (843) 422-2504.

Backwater Cat Adventure

www.backwatercatadventure.com Hilton Head Harbour RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Simply the best way to experience Hilton Head’s nature and history! An interactive adventure which seeks wildlife, sea life and the beautiful waterways of Hilton Head awaits you! This is the adventure for both young and old alike. Our CraigCat boats are safe and easy to drive. They’re quick with a 30 hp motor and maneuver like a hovercraft, which makes them a blast to drive: we describe them as “go carts on the water!” Our guests get the independence of driving 52 Island Events June 2019

their own boat and the security of a guide (who drives in another boat nearby), who knows the waters and will keep them safe. Come along for a unique boat tour and experience Hilton Head in a whole new way! See ad page 73. (843) 300-8556.

Bluewater Adventure

www.bluewateradventurehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock B, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. The coolest way to explore the Island awaits you! The state-ofthe-art CraigCat catamaran boats deliver a rare blend of sport boat performance, and the genuine comfort of a runabout that appeals to both novice and seasoned boaters alike. Offering 3-hour sightseeing and sunset tours, you will experience an aquatic adventure observing dolphins and other marine wildlife, the iconic Harbour Town Lighthouse and more, while hearing about the history of the Island and surrounding Lowcountry on this truly unique boating adventure. All equipment is provided, along with refreshments. Drivers must be 18 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Some age restrictions and weight restrictions apply. See ad pages 42 & 43. (843) 422-9119.

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ACTIVITIES Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock B, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Introducing the newest and coolest experience Hilton Head has to offer on the first and only Party Cycleboat aboard Miss Christie. This social and active adventure is the perfect way for friends and family to see Hilton Head in a whole new way! Book your adventure now to get the party started! See ad pages 42. (843) 422-9119.

Captain Mark’s Dolphin Watch Cruises

www.cruisehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Dolphin watch nature cruises on the E/V Holiday. Our convenient mid-Island location is just 10 minutes from everything. No gate fee, stay all day. Call for schedule and reserva­tions. See ad page 53. (843) 785-4558.

Commander Zodiac

www.commanderzodiac.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Explore the marshlands and observe dolphins and other marine wildlife on our small, per­­son­alized tours. Combines the thrill of rafting and the sheer pleasure of being so close with nature. Selected by Yahoo Travel, National Geographic, The Discovery Channel and the BBC as local nature guides and a 2014-2018 winner of TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence, Commander Zodiac celebrates over 30 years on Hilton Head. Reservations required. See ad page 89. (843) 671-3344.

Dolphin & Nature Tours

www.hiltonheadtours.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Coast Guard-licensed for 40 passengers. A narrated tour where you can enjoy the pleasure of seeing friendly dolphins and the scenery of beautiful Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound. No gate fees and free parking. Priced at only $20 adults; $10 kids. Trips daily; call for reservations. See ad page 82. (843) 681-2522.

Dolphin Discoveries

www.dolphindiscoverieshiltonhead.com Departs from Simmons Landing, off Marshland Rd., next door to Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Rd. Flipper! Well, maybe it’s not the original Flipper, but we do have “Blackbeard,” “Choppy,” “Nick” and even little baby “Stripes.” Our dol­phin friends seem to enjoy the close-up atten­tion, and we do guar­an­tee that we will see dolphins! Our 22’ boat is rated for 14 people, but we limit our tours to 6 so your family gets our un­divid­ ed attention. Bring your camera and capture hiltonhead.com

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ACTIVITIES memories that last a lifetime. Couples welcome too! See ad page 69. (843) 684-1911.

Dolphin Watching Aboard The Gypsy

www.hiltonheadboattours.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Come aboard The Gypsy for a relaxing, narrated tour on Calibogue Sound. We guarantee that dolphins will be seen on this trip. Learn more about these friendly creatures and the behavior patterns that are unique to the dolphins of this area. You’ll be able to sit in comfort and enjoy a cold drink or snack in the sun or shade as we show you the sights. Call for schedule and more information. See ad page 71. (843) 363-2900.

Finatic Shark Fishing & Dolphin Eco-Tours

www.bayrunnerfishinghiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina. G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Come aboard our 26-foot Carolina Skiff, capable of carrying up to 12 people comfortably. During each three-hour trip, you will get up close and personal with both sharks and porpoises. Wondering what kind of shark can be caught in three short hours? It may be a 3-foot blacktip shark or 54 Island Events June 2019

just as easily a 300-pound monster! This is the perfect trip for kids! Awesome sunset trips and Tuesday night fireworks cruise. Charters can hold up to 12 passengers. Ask about our special rates for 6 or less passengers. Three full hours of Finatic Fun! See ad page 54. (843) 290-6955.

H2O Sports

www.h2osports.com Harbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. H2O Sports offers a fun and safe adventure that you and your family will never forget! Parasail hundreds of feet in the air and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, which reach up to 25 miles away on a clear day. Experience the thrill of gliding across the water on a Yamaha Waverunner in the largest riding area on the Island and free from no-wake zones. “Ride the Wake” on a wakeboard, kneeboard, water skis and tubes, or get wet while having fun on a banana boat ride. Meet the Island’s dolphins up close on a guided tour, or rent a kayak or standup paddleboard and explore on your own. Cruise the Calibogue Sound by sail aboard the 38’ SUMO trimaran, 22’ Catalina Capri or a Hobie Cat! Spend the day having a great time and making memories that will last a lifetime! Call or book online. See ad page 64. (843) 671-4386.

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ACTIVITIES Hilton Head SpeedBoat Tours

www.hiltonheadspeedboattours.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Navigate the waters in style on a unique racing boat that is exclusive to Hilton Head SpeedBoat Tours. Each tour starts with detailed instructions on boater operation and safety before embarkation. You will follow a professional local guide on a 2.5 hour 30+ mile journey focusing on wildlife viewing, which includes dolphin encounters, wading birds, sea otters, bald eagles and a touch of history. Each boat will have a cooler with bottled water and an area to place personal belongings. See ad page 55. (843) 715-1453.

Island Head Watersports

www.islandheadwatersports.com Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Island Head Watersports offers premium family-fun water experiences in Hilton Head. Breathtaking tours led by USCG-licensed captains. Visitors seeking a real thrill ride, look no further. Enjoy our high-flying parasailing for beautiful views of the Island and beyond. Island Head also offers kayaks, standup paddleboarding and boat rentals. Island Head will hiltonhead.com

take you on an experience you will never forget. See ad page 85. Call (843) 686-4386 or visit our website to book your fun!

Island Skiff Adventure Tours

www.islandskifftours.com Broad Creek Marina, K-23 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Experience the newest boats on Hilton Head and be the captain of your own boat! All tours are navigated by a professional guide. Expect stops at multiple locations, which include photo ops and wildlife sightings. Drivers must be at least 18 years old and passengers must be at least 5 years old. Come experience Hilton Head’s most thrilling ecotour. See ad page 47. (843) 816-5976.

Island Water Sports

www.islandwatersportshhi.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, next to The Salty Dog Café, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Whether you are looking for a relaxing activity or an exhilarating adventure, you can find all the fun you’re seeking at Island Water Sports. The water activities and rentals in South Beach Marina provide a fun and convenient way to enjoy the coastal waters of Hilton Head Island. You, your family and friends will have a blast riding the waves on a waverunner, soaring above the water in a parasail, or

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ACTIVITIES exploring the calmer waters on a kayak or paddleboard. You can find all the fun you’re looking for at Island Water Sports. Call or book online. See ad page 62. (843) 671-7007.

One HHI

W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. The Island’s premier nature guide service since 1979. Daily dolphin tours, beachcombing cruises, Daufuskie Island excursions, private Island experiences and custom-designed days on the water. Boat rentals and waterski days too. Enjoy comfortable boats with certified naturalist guides and Coast Guard-licensed captains. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

www.onehhi.com Palmetto Bay Marina. K-19 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. The ONE place that has it all—from dolphin tours, kayak tours, jet ski rentals to the newest craze: Creek Cat rentals. The professional and experienced staff will assist you and your family with any size party or private excursion on which you would like to embark. Enjoy the beautiful views of Broad Creek, Daufuskie Island, Calibogue Sound, Harbour Town Lighthouse and Yacht Basin, South Beach Marina and all the other breathtaking sights the Lowcountry has to offer. See ad pages 58 & 59. (843) 684-2004.

www.pirateshhi.com Palmetto Bay Marina, K-19 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Join our pirate crew and embark upon a hunt for treasure off the coast of Hilton Head on the Black Sparrow. You’ll get your share of the loot, but it won’t be easy if Smelly Sam has something to say about it. You’ll need to man the high-pressure water cannons and defeat that evil pirate in order to declare victory. Once we defeat Smelly Sam and find the treasure, there are gold coins, jewels and more surprises! Perfect for ages 3-10 and a treat for the whole family. See ad page 65. (843) 415-8400.

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Pirates Of Hilton Head

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge, U-23 on map. Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, 56 Island Events June 2019

Pirates HHI

www.piratesofhiltonhead.com Harbour Town Yacht Basin, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. Hop aboard Hilton Head’s only custom pirate ship and set sail on

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ACTIVITIES a family adventure! The fun is nonstop and the kids are the crew as we sail in search of treasure and do battle to protect the booty. There’s singing, dancing and more as we share the loot and celebrate victory. Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.8 p.m.; Sun., 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. See ad page 65. (843) 363-7000.

Sea Monkeys Watersports

www.seamonkeyshhi.com Hilton Head Harbour RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43-A Jenkins Rd. With the most free “open riding” space on the Island, we are home to the “no-wake zone.” Sea Monkeys offers a variety of fun rentals and activities, including jet skis, boats, kayaks and nature tours on the pristine waters of Skull Creek. Reservations required. See ad page 67. (843) 842-4754.

Shannon Tanner’s Most Excellent Pirate Expedition

www.islandpirates.com Shelter Cove Harbour near the Gazebo, H-26 on map. Grab a pirate do-rag, pirate sword and a pirate tattoo and become a pirate in Shannon Tanner’s Band of Pirates! First come, first serve basis or pre-purchase tickets at Shannon Tanner’s nightly show. Meet Capt. Tanner on his stage Wed. and Fri. mornings at 8:30 a.m. (sharp!) for pirate dress-up… ship sets sails at 9 a.m. All prices include kid’s pirate dress-up. Reservations are recommended. See ad page 21. (843) 422-0757.

Sky Pirate Boat Rentals

www.skypirateparasail.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Boat rentals at Sky Pirate Parasailing and Watersports are easy and affordable. We have boats from 18 feet to 25 feet. We offer the best boats at the lowest prices, so you can explore for yourself the beauty of coastal South Carolina’s Intracoastal Waterways. See ad page 57. (843) 842-2566.

Sky Pirate Parasail & Watersports

www.skypirateparasail.com Broad Creek Marina, K-23 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. All ages fly the highest flight in town aboard our 12-passenger, USCGinspected parasail boat. Try the extreme inflatable rides, go tubing, paddleboarding, waterskiing and wakeboarding. Also offering dolphin cruises, cocktail cruises and powerboat rentals (from 18’ to 25’). Photo packages available. Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.-8 p.m. See ad page 57. (843) 842-2566.

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EXPLORE THE ISLAND AT YOUR PACE

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THIS IS HOW KAYAKING WAS MEANT TO BE. Come experience a nature walk on the water with our guided kayak tours! Great for all ages! No experience necessary!

ONE OF A KIND DOLPHIN EXCURSIONS.

Join our fully narrated 90 minute dolphin/ sightseeing tour from Palmetto Bay Marina. You'll See Dolphin Up Close, WE GUARANTEE IT!

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Come and enjoy a thrilling 75-minute ride on our newest vx Yamaha wave Runners. ASK ABOUT OUR CREEK RUN!

THE ULTIMATE SMALL BOAT EXPERIENCE.

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Standup Paddleboarding with Outside Hilton Head

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. Come try out the fastest-growing watersport in the world. It’s fun, safe and easy. This remarkable core workout is a cool thrill and simply a blast. We are the area’s standup paddleboard headquarters, offering daily clinics, rentals and group excursions, as well as a variety of boards and accessories, exclusively at our Plaza at Shelter Cove shop. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

COMEDY CLUBS Comedy Magic Cabaret

www.comedymagiccabaret.com South Island Sq., F-24 on map. GPS: 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Comedy Magic Cabaret presents national headliner Kerry Pollock on a regular basis, with special guest performers approximately one week per month. All headliners are nationally touring comedy-magicians and standup comedians. Kerry has been headlining casinos and showrooms for three decades. He is a favorite at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, appearing in the Palace of Mystery on a regular basis, and has enjoyed numerous television appearances over the years. Kerry’s “Funny Not Filthy” approach to the art has contributed to a refreshing and very entertaining full evening show, which has earned Comedy Magic Cabaret #1 for 60 Island Events June 2019

HHI nightlife on TripAdvisor. Teens are welcome, if accompanied by a parent. See ad pages 13 & 81. (843) 681-7757.

Gary Maurer Family Show

www.comedymagiccabaret.com South Island Sq., F-24 on map. GPS: 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Gary Maurer performs a special family show for younger families with preteens. Food and drink available for purchase. Limited seating, reservations recommended. Mon., doors open at 7:15 p.m. and show starts at 8 p.m. See ad pages 13 & 81. (843) 681-7757.

DAUFUSKIE TOURS Daufuskie Difference

www.daufuskiedifference.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Daufuskie Island, a place where time and the outside world drift away with the tide. Come sail away from the everyday. Turn your back on the typical, and turn yourself towards the sun and all the fun the island has to offer. Daufuskie Island, like all who have called it home, is a bit of a nonconformist. Stay for bit and rent a colorful cottage. Be adventurous and explore a ghost tour or guided/self-guided tour. Sip and tour the Silver Dew Winery and Bloody Point Lighthouse. Tempt your taste buds at the Old Daufuskie Crab Co. Relax and unwind while listening to live music with a refreshing drink. It’s time for The Daufuskie Difference. See ad page 52. (843) 342-8687.

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ACTIVITIES

The Outback Kayak Experience with Outside Hilton Head

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Rd. Daily small group, all-inclusive tours to legendary Daufuskie Island. The program includes dol­phin eco-cruise, golf carts, interpretive historian-guide, stops at all sig­nificant Daufuskie sites, snacks and refresh­ ments. See ad pages 9 & 20. (843) 686-6996.

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. After a boat ride to our own private island, located behind Daufuskie Island, we will get into kayaks and head up a pristine, calm-water creek. Calm-water paddle with fantastic views and generally lots of wildlife. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

Discover Daufuskie

ESCAPE ROOM

cruise.saltydog.com South Beach Marina Village, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. All aboard for a seafaring adventure with the Salty Dog. This trip departs Thursday at 10 a.m. to historic and scenic Daufuskie Island. Return trip back is at 3 p.m. Round-trip transportation is $45 per person. Golf carts are an additional $75, they hold up to 4 passengers and are highly recommended. (If you would like a golf cart, please purchase both your round-trip tickets and golf cart here.) Once on Daufuskie, you will receive a map of what to see. Boarding begins 15 minutes before launch. All cruises are for guests 21 years of age and over. Tickets available online. See ad page 96. (843) 671-2233. 62 Island Events June 2019

Escape Room Hilton Head

www.hiltonheadescaperoom.com South End, Executive Park Dr., F-18 on map. GPS: 10 Executive Park Dr., Ste. 102. Do you have what it takes to escape? Your team is locked in one of our themed rooms, where you will follow evidence, search for clues, work puzzles, solve problems, open locks and work together to escape before your time expires. Book in advance for an experience that is fun for the whole family. See ad page 46. (843) 681-7529.

FISHING/SHRIMPING/CRABBING Always Angling Fishing Charters www.alwaysanglingcharter.com

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ACTIVITIES Skull Creek Marina, Hilton Head Plantation. U-30 on map. GPS: 1 Waterway Lane, Slip A-11. Come check out the brand-new 2019 29’-2” Robalo Vessel with Twin 300 HP Mercury engines, full-size private restroom, optional grilled meals, 2 freshwater sinks and plenty of cushioned seating. Let USCG-licensed Master Captain Steve Zugan lead you to the fish in one of his 8,000+ fishing holes during the 4-hour nearshore to 14-hour Gulf Stream Charter Tours, or customize your own trip, including dolphin/nature tours. Your license, tackle, bait, all safety gear and ice is included for up to 6 passengers. Captain Steve/ Skull Creek will call you in a gate pass for Hilton Head Plantation. See ad page 56. (843) 816-2291.

Captain Hook Party Fishing Boat

www.captainhookhiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour (Dock C), H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. A 70-foot party fishing boat, offering 5-1/2 hour offshore wreck fishing trips. Price includes everything you need to catch fish. Full galley on board. Fun for the entire family. See ad page 51. (843) 785-1700.

Crabber J II

www.crabhiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Feeling Crabby? Then join us on the Crabber J, where the captain and mate will take you on the best nature cruise on the Island. It’s a sport the entire family will enjoy. Call for schedule and reservations. See ad page 56. (843) 422-5110.

Drifter Party Fishing Boat

www.hiltonheadboattours.com South Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Family fun boat for offshore fishing. Spend your time deep-sea fishing when you leave from the closest marina to the ocean. Everything needed for fishing is provided on this 60’ party fishing boat, including rod, reel, bait, fishing license and instruction. The finest in electronics for safety, nav­i­gation and fish finding have been installed to make your trip pleasant and safe. See ad page 71. (843) 363-2900.

Fishing Charters with Outside Hilton Head

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. Fishing hiltonhead.com

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ACTIVITIES local waters since 1979! Outside Fishing Charters offers a choice of fast and stable boats. Fish inshore, nearshore or offshore with experienced captains. Daily family fishing trips and shark fishing trips. Quality fly, spin and sport experiences. Year-round fishing for redfish, trout, cobia, mackerel and tarpon. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

Hilton Head Outfitters Fishing Charters

www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com Palmetto Dunes Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Shelter Cove Marina, H-26 on map, GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Try some of the best fishing on Hilton Head Island in the flat, calm waters of the Palmetto Dunes Resort lagoon system, led by a native guide in a quiet, electric skiff. A nursery to a variety of saltwater fish species, this lagoon system holds giant redfish, trout, bluefish, black drum, flounder and tarpon. If your interest is in the ocean waters, take a ride on a flat skiff large enough for four people to relax or cast their lines for trout, red fish, ladyfish, jack crevalle, cobia, tarpon and sharks — or king mackerel, if the conditions are right. We supply the gear; all you need to do is show up and have fun. Select from half-day and full-day trips customized to your 64 Island Events June 2019

interests. See ad page 77. (844) 245-5164.

Jetangler Kayak Fishing

www.hiltonheadkayakfishing.com Shelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Experience the most thrilling way to catch a fish on Hilton Head by speeding through the water on a jet-powered fishing kayak. We will provide everything you need to catch fish, which will also include a fishing license. Our tours are guided by a professional local who will bring you to the area’s best places to catch fish! Just bring a hat and sunblock; we have everything else covered, including water! Anglers can hook into a variety of species such as red fish, weak fish, flounder, sharks and many other species of fish that are native to the Lowcountry. See ad page 51. (843) 785-1700.

Kayak Fishing with Kayak Hilton Head

www.kayakhiltonhead.com End of Simmons Rd. on left side, off Marshland Rd., next door to Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Rd. Rent a kayak, bring a pole and our guides will direct you to the best spots to fish. Twohour kayak rentals are only $20 for singles and $35 for double kayaks. Guided fishing tours available in the winter months. See ad page 69. For reserva­tions and information,

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SET SAIL ON A FAMILY ADVENTURE) PERFECT FOR AGES 3 - 10

Watch as we transform the children into our pirate crew! It starts with face painting, a tattoo and a brand new pirate name! Than we head out on the open seas aboard the Black Sparrow in search of treasure. There are other pirates about and a battle is sure to ensue. All pirates will have to man the water cannons and do battle with our arch nemesis Smelly Sam. The fun is non stop and there's always treasure for all.

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ACTIVITIES call (843) 684-1910.

Kayak Hilton Head Family Shark Fishing

www.facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing End of Simmons Road, off Marshland Road, next door to Broad Creek Marina. K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Rd. The kids will talk about the shark they caught the whole way home! Younger kids and even your teenager will have fun with this! We’re out to catch 1 to 3 foot sharks. An occasional four-footer might even show up! Perfect size for a photo op and then we put them back to live another day! Family fun at its best! See ad pages 69 & 72. (843) 684-1911.

Moneric EZ Cat Fishing Charters

www.ezcatfishingcharters.com At the docks off Squire Pope Rd., S-28 on map. GPS: 2 Hudson Rd. Let’s go fishin’. Captain Eric, a member of the North End Charter Fishing Fleet, the premier fishing and sail­ing fleet on the Island, offers daily charter trips aboard the 27’ Key West and will cus­tom­ize your outing for up to six passengers: from a few hours to all day for the fishing enthusiast. Bait, tackle and ice included. See ad page 83. 66 Island Events June 2019

(843) 816-0215 or (843) 341-3742.

Out Of The Blue Fishing Charters

www.outofthebluefishingcharters.com Hilton Head Boathouse, R-27 on map. GPS: 405 Squire Pope Rd. Offering 4, 6 and 8-hour fishing trips, as well as 3-hour dusk monster shark trips! Captain Drew Davis, a local USCGlicensed captain, has been fishing Hilton Head water for over 16 years. Dolphin watch cruises available also. Ice, bottled water, state-of-theart fishing gear and all fishing tackle is provided. No fishing license needed. Your catch will be cleaned and taxidermy mounts are available to remember your vacation adventure! Fishing Out Of The Blue is an experience of a lifetime. See ad page 70. (843) 422-5438.

GOLF The First Tee of the Lowcountry

www.thefirstteelowcountry.org Gumtree Rd., O-28 on map. GPS: 151 Gumtree Rd. The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public. The 13-acre facility hosts a 6-hole par-3 short course, a complete practice area which includes a 320-yard driving range, two USGA greens, 9-hole disc golf course, stocked fishing pond, areas for chipping and putting and a learning center for classroom instruction. All classes, times and locations are listed hiltonhead.com


ACTIVITIES in the events schedule page on the website. Open 7 days a week; check website for times. See ad page 78. (843) 686-2680.

HORSEBACK RIDING Lawton Stables

www.lawtonstables.com The Sea Pines Resort, F-12 on map. GPS: 190 Greenwood Dr. Lawton Stables, nestled on 24 acres within the Sea Pines Resort, offers 1-hour guided Western-style trail rides through the beautiful Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Trail rides are offered 7 days a week and are perfect for adults and children 8 years old or older. Pony rides are available for children 7 and under, and the whole family will love the free small animal farm! It’s a “must visit” while on the Island. Please call for times and reservations or book online. See ad page 70. (843) 671-2586.

KAYAK RENTALS & NATURE TOURS Kayak Hilton Head

www.kayakhiltonhead.com (Broad Creek location) End of Simmons Rd., off Marshland Rd., next to Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Rd. See lots hiltonhead.com

of dolphins, including “Blackbeard,” “Nick” and little baby “Stripes.” We specialize in family and recre­ation­al kayaking. Relax and enjoy being on the water, while seeing dolphins and all the other fun wild­life that live here! Tours daily. See ad page 69. (843) 684-1910.

Outside Hilton Head

www.outsidehiltonhead.com Departure Locations: Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln.; Palmetto Bluff, Bluffton, W-9 on map. GPS: 37 Boathouse St. Daily guided kayak tours, dolphin cruises, backwater boating adventures, standup paddleboard clinics and tours, Daufuskie and Bluffton historic tours, surf camps, kids’ and teen activities, kayak fishing and rentals of kayaks, SUPs and surfboards. Kayak with dolphin, egrets, herons, eagles, otters and the entire salt marsh ecosystem. See why hundreds of thousands have paddled with Outside Hilton Head over the past 35 years. See ad page 9. (843) 686-6996.

Sea Monkeys Watersports

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ACTIVITIES using jet skis, kayaks or paddleboards. Our guides are knowledgeable and will take you and your group through nearby waterways where you will get a lesson of the Lowcountry history. The Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is nearby, where you get to see the Islandâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s wildlife and natural habitat. Call for tour schedule. See ad page 67. (843) 842-4754.

MARINAS

Harbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort www.seapines.com hiltonhead.com

Harbour Town, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. Located in the heart of The Sea Pines Resort and marked by the distinctive red-and-white-striped Harbour Town Lighthouse, which has been welcoming boaters for more than 40 years, this full-service marina offers everything guests need for a cruise along the coast. Here youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ll find slip rentals and sales, marine supplies and apparel, professional yacht sales and brokerage dealers and friendly, experienced staff. See ad pages 26 & 27. (866) 561-8802.

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ACTIVITIES www.hiltonheadharbor.com North end of Hilton Head, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Hilton Head Harbor is a luxury RV Resort & Marina that offers much more. Come check out our many watersport activities from parasailing, jet skis, shark fishing, nature tours, boat rentals, kayak rentals, mermaid tours, paddleboards and more. Our resort is pet-friendly, so bring your RV or camper and enjoy our 200 campground sites with two bathhouses for your convenience. See ad page 67. For more information and to make reservations, call (843) 681-3256 or visit our website.

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina

www.sheltercoveharbourandmarina.com Mid-Island across from the entrance of Palmetto Dunes Resort, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Set just off the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking the wide reaches of Broad Creek, this picturesque marina is 15.5 acres with 178 boat slips for boats up to 145 feet in length. Every conceivable watersport may be enjoyed here, from deep-sea and inshore fishing charters to sport crabbing, sailand powerboat rentals, sightseeing and nature excursions. Wi-Fi Internet access available. See 70 Island Events June 2019

ad pages 44 & 45. (844) 245-5162.

MINIATURE GOLF Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

www.adventurecove.com Hwy. 278 and Folly Field Rd., Mile Marker 6, H-32 on map. GPS: 18 Folly Field Rd. Adventure Cove offers excitement for all ages with 36 challenging holes of adventure golf on two Caribbean-style courses. Come inside and test your skills at the Island’s largest arcade. Family fun “fore” everyone! See ad page 66. (843) 842-9990.

Legendary Golf

www.legendarygolfhhi.com Hwy. 278, mid-Island, next to Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 900 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Play the Island’s best miniature golf courses. Our sand traps and water hazards make “Legendary” the most real­ istic, chal­­­­leng­ing and exciting miniature golf on the Island. See ad page 60. (843) 686-3399.

Pirate’s Island Golf

www.piratesislandgolf.com Hwy. 278, near Mile Marker 8.5, next to Hilton Head Diner, G-26 on map. GPS: 8 Marina Side Dr. The #1 rated miniature golf course

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GET OUT ON THE WATER! DEEP SEA FISHING

DRIFTER

EXCURSIONS

Join us for an exciting Fishing Excursion aboard . . . THE DRIFTER 5 hour trip, $68 Adults; 4 hour trip, $63 Adults $10 dis­count for children 12 & under.

SHAR K FISHING

3 Hour Trip, $58 Adults; $10 discount for children 12 & under (Rods, Reels, Bait Furnished)

DOLPHIN WATCH

Come aboard the GYPSY for a relaxing, narrated tour on Calibogue Sound. We guar­antee that dolphins will be seen on this trip. Adults $16, Children $9 (2 and under free)

DOLPHINS & MORE Adults $20, Children $10

KI D'S CRUISE

Mon. thru Fri., Children $30, Adults $25

SUNSET DOLPHIN CRUISE Adults $17, Children $10

ACTIVITIES on Hilton Head Island by TripAdvisor. Pirate’s Island has two 18-hole courses, shaded by towering oak trees, replete with a sparkling waterfall, colorful Japanese Koi fish and the occasional local turtle. Our pirate-themed courses take you on adventurous trails past pirates on rafts, prisoners incarcerated in cells in hidden caves and over a beautiful waterfall. Bring your family and friends. Open every day, 9 a.m.-11:30 p.m. See ad page 63. (843) 686-4001. hiltonhead.com

DOLPHINS GUARANTEED ALL CRUISES LEAVE OUT OF SOUTH BEACH MARINA, THE CLOSEST MARINA TO THE OCEAN! 232 SOUTH SEA PINES DR.

(843) 363-2900

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PICKLEBALL & TENNIS Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball

www.palmettodunes.com Located in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 4 Queens Folly Rd. Serious about your tennis or pickleball game? So is the award-winning Palmetto Dunes & Pickleball Center. Here you’ll find 26 clay tennis courts (6 that are lighted for night play, 5 junior/POP tennis-specific courts and 8 pickleball courts). There’s also a helpful, energetic staff whose primary goal is to make sure your visit is rewarding. With a full schedule of seasonal activities, daily round-robin tournaJune 2019 Island Events 71


ACTIVITIES ments and a wide array of instructional programs, the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center has a program to fit everyone. It truly is Hilton Head tennis and pickleball at its best. See ad page 75. (866) 242-3169.

PUB CRAWL Island Party Bus

www.hhislandpartybus.com Welcome to the Island’s first ultimate party on wheels! Our mobile lounge provides reliable transportation for all of your party needs. No matter the event, we have you covered! Join us on Tuesday and Thursdays for two separate pub crawls. The 4-hour daytime crawl takes you to 4 locations with tastings, drink specials, free souvenirs and free hangover. The evening crawl is a safe way to navigate the Island’s best bars and restaurants on the first ultimate mobile lounge. Come hop on and let the party begin! See ad page 79. (843) 290-7098.

SIGHTSEEING & HISTORY TOURS Gullah Heritage Trail Tours

www.gullaheritage.com Departs from the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, N-27 on map. GPS: 70 Honey Horn Dr. Experience the Gullah culture of Hilton Head Island on a 2-hour narrated tour of 10 neigh­bor­­­­hoods established during the Civil War. Highlights include: Gullah Family Compounds, Old Debar­kation Point (used before the bridge was built), Old One-Room School House, Plantation Tabby Ruins and historic marker of First Freedom Vil­lage. The Gullah cul­­ture is mani­fest­ed in family, life­style, food ways, language and folklore. See ad page 74. (843) 681-7066.

Hilton Head Distillery

www.hiltonheaddistillery.com Cardinal Rd., L-34 on map. GPS: 14 Cardinal Rd. Join us for a unique and captivating Hilton Head experience. We offer full distillery tours and tastings, where you are guided through the facility to learn about the history of rum, the story behind our company and the intricate details of the distillation process. If you are slightly pressed for time, please enjoy a tasting flight, which offers a sample of our products. Please call to confirm tour availability or make a reservation. Mon.-Sat., noon7 p.m. See ad page 11. (843) 686-4443.

Hilton Head Helicopter Tours

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ACTIVITIES Lowcountry. You’ll see miles of beaches and meandering creeks teeming with wildlife. Fly over the beautiful Harbour Town Marina and the lighthouse. Ask about our other tour flight locations. This attraction will ensure memories for a lifetime and allow you to check one off the bucket list. Helicopter flights are very smooth, and pilots encourage you to take photos to capture the memorable experience. See ad page 61. (843) 505-7182.

Historic Fort Mitchel Tours

www.heritagelib.org Fort Mitchel, T-30 on map. GPS: 65 Skull Creek Dr. Join the Heritage Library for a tour of the Civil War battery on Skull Creek, built to protect Port Royal Sound and the Seabrook Coaling Station. Thurs., 10 a.m. Adult, $12; Child, $7. See ad page 25. Book online.

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www.heritagelib.org Zion Cemetery Historic Site, H-32 on map. GPS: 574 William Hilton Pkwy. Join The Heritage Library for their Zion Living History Tour. Meet historical characters who lived on the Island during the antebellum period and see inside the oldest existing structure on Hilton Head Island. Tour where Revolutionary War soldiers are buried and explore the location of the planter’s antebellum church and muster house. Fri., 10 a.m. Adult, $12; Child, $7. See ad page 25. Book online.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Juneteenth Celebration – Hilton Head

Mitchelville Freedom Park. N-34 on map. GPS: 226 Beach City Rd. The Juneteenth Celebration will be held on June 15th from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Mitchelville Freedom Park. Come enjoy live music, great food, reenactments and more! Call for more information and admission prices. See ad page 80. (843) 255-7301.

ZIPLINE TOURS

ZipLine hiltonhead

www.ziplinehiltonhead.com Broad Creek Marina, one mile from Cross Island, off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. Fly on 8 ziplines with heights to 75 feet, including zooming down the dual cable racing zipline finale and traversing two suspended sky bridges. This fun, two-hour canopy tour is a journey through massive live oaks and commanding pines, while enjoying views of Broad Creek with its array of boats, fantastic birds and dolphins. Participation requirements. Reservations recommended. See ad page 87. Call (843) 682-6000 or book online.

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TENNIS & PICKLEBALL CENTER INSTRUCTION & PROGRAMS

• Adult Tennis & Pickleball Programs • Adult Tennis & Pickleball Round Robins • Private & Semi-Private Lessons • Court Time & Equipment Rental • Junior Tennis Programs, Clinics & Camps (March - April, Memorial Day - Labor Day)

COMPLIMENTARY TENNIS ACTIVITIES (MARCH - OCTOBER) • Welcome Exhibition & Happy Hour, Monday nights at 5:30 p.m. • Demo Days, every Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.

CALL 866-242-3169 TO RESERVE COURT TIME

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For those who have not been to Hilton Head Island since last summer, you will notice some big changes at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center. We have expanded our facility to include eight additional fully dedicated pickleball courts, bringing our total number of pickleball courts to 16 — all of which are lighted for night play. The highlight of our programming remains the pro-supervised morning pickleball round robin, where all 16 courts are utilized. These popular events challenge players at every skill level with competitive play. Players are grouped by skill level, and the pro rotates players to ensure that everyone is competing at their skill level. The round robin is a great way to meet other pickleball players who are visiting the Island in a fun, social environment. Pickleball round robins are held every morning, seven days a week, from 10 a.m. to noon. Beginner clinics are offered for anyone looking for an introduction to pickhiltonhead.com

leball, and advanced clinics are available for players who want to fine-tune their game (must be over the age of 13 to participate). Reservations are encouraged. The Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Club is another great way to improve your game by playing more frequently at a reduced member rate. Monthly memberships are available for $25 for individuals and $40 for families. Memberships are available for longer periods as well. Check out the comments by fellow pickleball players on TripAdvisor, Yelp or Google by searching Palmetto Dunes Tennis and Pickleball Center. Hope to see you on the courts soon! For more information, visit www.PalmettoDunes.com/ Activities. To reserve a spot in a clinic or round robin, call (866) 242-3169.

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JUST FOR KIDS CAMPS, CLINICS & CLASSES Family Kayak Camp Kayak Hilton Head, 11 Simmons Rd., next door to Broad Creek Marina. Three-hour private camps for families vacationing together with 6 kids or more. Activities include crabbing, fishing and kayaking. This camp starts in mid-June. Call for times and other family-oriented activities. (843) 684-1910. www.kayakhiltonhead.com. Junior Sailing Commander Zodiac in South Beach Marina Village. A four-hour course designed for ages 7-16, with or without sailing experience. Includes boat and water safety, rigging, tacking and more. Learn about the water, weather and tides, while becoming comfortable and proficient handling your boat. Sailing certificates are awarded upon successful completion. Wednesdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. (843) 671-3344. www.commanderzodiac.com. Outside Hilton Head – Camps and Activities Outside Hilton Head, Shelter Cove Marina. Outside Hilton Head is your one stop for all things kids and teens. If your kid or teen is looking for something to do to remember their time on Hilton Head, visit our website to see all the fun and exciting adventures that await! We have everything from boat rides, kayaking trips, paddleboarding, water games, swimming, surfing, skiing, fishing and much more! Get Outside and enjoy all that Hilton Head has to offer! Call (843) 686-6996 or visit www. outsidehiltonhead.com for more information. Palmetto Dunes Junior Golf Academy Offering the perfect learning environment for all ages and skill levels. Small class size guarantees personalized attention to the needs of each student. (888) 909-9566. www.palmettodunes.com. Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center Lessons & Clinics Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center. 6 Trent Jones Ln. The Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Pickleball Center was ranked #3 in the world for overall children’s programs and #4 in the world

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for instruction and programming! Pickleball Clinics & Round Robins are available for adults and teenagers. Junior Tennis Programs, Clinics & Camps are offered throughout the summer. (866) 242-3169. www.palmettodunes.com. Surf Camp at Palmetto Dunes Hilton Head Outfitters in the Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, 80 Queens Folly Rd. Catching waves on the Hilton Head surf is easy and enjoyable. Offering group surfing lessons twice a day (seasonally) or private lessons customized to your specific interest. Kids Surf Camp is scheduled 2 times per day, 7 days a week. Get individual attention and a great experience for kids of all ages. (844) 245-5164. www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com. FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT Cappy the Clown Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Face painting, balloon animals, glitter tattoos and other fun activities and entertainment. Monday-Friday, 6-9 p.m., Memorial Day through Labor Day. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www. sheltercovehiltonhead.com. Coligny Plaza Coligny Plaza, 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Familyfriendly activities and entertainment all summer long. With live music available 7 nights a week, Coligny Plaza is a must see and do. (843) 842-6050. www.colignyplaza.com. Dive-In Movie Harbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort. Enjoy a fun summer night at the Harbour Town Pool while watching a movie. Refreshments will be available. Tuesday, 8:15 p.m. Reservations required. (842) 842-1979. www.seapines.com. Family Show at Comedy Magic Cabaret Comedy Magic Cabaret, 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Special Family Show featuring Magician Gary Maurer. Mon., doors at 7:15 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Food and drink available for purchase. Limited seating, reservations recommended. (843) 681-7757. www.comedymagiccabaret.com. Fun with Albert Harbour Town Playground. Join The Sea Pines

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JUST FOR KIDS Resort recreation team and their mascot, Albert the Alligator, for photos, games and activities on the lawn adjacent to the playground in Harbour Town. Complimentary. Sundays, 7-7:45 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events. Gregg Russell Concerts Harbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort, 149 Lighthouse Rd. Gregg Russell returns to his spot under the Liberty Oak Tree for another season of family-friendly music. Complimentary. Monday-Friday, 8-9:30 p.m. (843) 842-1979. www.seapines.com. Island Water Sports South Beach Marina, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Whether you are looking to parasail, ride a wave runner, kayak, or paddleboard, Island Watersports has activities for all ages. (843) 671-7007. www.islandwatersports.com. Nightly Kids Activities at The Salty Dog Café South Beach Marina Village, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. In the Courtyard in front of Jake’s Cargo. ColorPalooza with tie-dye, Hula Hoops and face painting. Mon. & Tues. night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., DJ Crush Dance Party Wed. & Fri. night, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Glitter Tattoo fun Thurs. night, 6-8 p.m., Ben the Juggler Sat., 6:30-8:30 p.m. (843) 671-2233. www. saltydog.com. Parrot Palooza Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Stage. On Thursday evenings, June 13 through Aug. 22 (no show on Thursday, July 4), Shannon Tanner and The Oyster Reefers perform an islandinspired, live concert featuring all your favorite island tunes. 7 p.m. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www. sheltercovehiltonhead.com for updates. Shannon Tanner’s Family Show Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Stage. Interactive musical revues with singing, guitar and harmonica playing and more. Kids are invited onstage for singing and dancing. Shannon’s light-hearted performances include sing-alongs, pop music, classic tunes and his own original songs. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday

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and Friday, 6:30 and 8 p.m. Memorial Day through Labor Day. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www. sheltercovehiltonhead.com for updates. Sunday Turtle Trackers South Beach Marina Village, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Meet at the Salty Dog Ice Cream Shop for this educational adventure (843) 671-2233. www.saltydog.com. Tie-Dye Fun in South Beach at The Salty Dog Café South Beach Marina Village, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. Join the fun in front of the ice cream shop Mon.-Tues., 12-4 p.m., Wed.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (843) 671-2233. www.saltydog.com. Tuesday Night HarbourFest Fireworks Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Fireworks shows are held on Tuesday nights from June 11-August 20 (the week of the 4th of July, fireworks will be held on Thursday, July 4 and not on Tuesday, July 2), beginning at dusk and weather permitting. Shannon Tanner family show at 6:30 and 8 p.m. On fireworks’ nights, kids may also enjoy bounce houses and train rides, as well as kids’ activities with Cappy the Clown from 6-9 p.m. Visit www.sheltercoveharbourfest.com for details. FAMILY TRIPS, TOURS & EXCURSIONS Adventure Cove Miniature Golf & Arcade Hwy. 278 & Folly Field Rd. Two exciting 18-hole miniature golf courses, surrounded by lagoons and lush Caribbean gardens echoing the sounds of steel drum music. Test your skills in the giant arcade. (843) 842-9990. www. adventurecove.com. Aerial Adventure Hilton Head Broad Creek Marina, 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. This 2-hour attraction features 50 in-the-tree activities on six ability courses – easy to hard – for ages 5 and up. In addition to the aerial sky playground, try the rock climbing wall and bungee trampoline, as well as the zipline canopy tour. Visit the website for age, weight and dress restrictions. (843) 682-6000. www.aerialadventurehiltonhead.com. Atomic VR (Virtual Reality) Gateway Cir., near Hilton Head Airport. Atomic June 2019 Island Events 79


JUST FOR KIDS VR Arcade is an exciting and immersive experience for everyone 8 years of age and over. With four VR gaming stations available, you can play with your friends and family, play with others around the world online or take on your own battles. The experiences are endless! (843) 715-4972. www.atomicvrhhi.com. Backwater Cat Adventure Hilton Head Harbor & Marina. 43 Jenkins Rd. Come out to beautiful Hilton Head Harbor Marina at Jenkins Island for an interactive adventure where you will see wildlife, sea life and the beautiful waterways of Hilton Head Island. Our CraigCat boats are safe and fun to drive. Experience Hilton Head in a whole new way! (843) 300-8556. www.backwatercatadventure.com. Bluewater Adventure Hilton Head Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Ln., Dock B. The coolest and newest way to explore the Island! Offering a 3-hour sightseeing and sunset tour. You will see dolphins and marine life while driving your own CraigCat catamaran boat. All equipment is provided along with refreshments. Drivers must be 18 years old and have a valid driver’s license. (843) 422-9119. www.bluewateradventurehiltonhead.com. Captain Mark’s Dolphin Watch Cruises 80 Island Events June 2019

Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Ln., Dock C. Dolphin Watch Nature Cruises, Sunset Dolphin Watch Nature Cruises and Fireworks Sunset Dolphin Watch Cruises. Call for schedule. (843) 785-4558. www.cruisehiltonhead.com. Commander Zodiac Dolphin Watching & Nature Tours South Beach Marina Village. These excursions take you out into the Calibogue Sound, which is home to the majority of dolphin on the Island. Explore the coastal shores and marsh areas, while observing nature, wildlife and dolphins up close. (843) 671-3344. www.commanderzodiac.com. Daufuskie Difference Broad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. Daufuskie Island is a destination for kids of all ages. Come sail away from the every day, turn your back on the typical and turn yourself towards the sun and fun. Enjoy live music Friday night, all day Saturday and Sunday or take a guided/ self-guided tour of the island. (843) 342-8687. www.daufuskiedifference.com. Dolphin Discoveries Nature Tours 11 Simmons Rd, next door to Broad Creek Marina. Daily tours with guaranteed dolphins! From sunup ‘til sundown, enjoy dolphin tours, beachcombing trips, fireworks tours and shark fishing tours. Comfortable seating with personalized attention, six passenger max. (843) 684-1911 or visit www.dolphindiscoverieshiltonhead.com. The Drifter Offshore Party Fishing & Shark Fishing Trips hiltonhead.com


JUST FOR KIDS South Beach Marina Village. This 60-ft.-long party fishing boat offers four- and five-hour deep-sea fishing trips and three-hour shark fishing trips. Everything that is needed for fishing is provided. A fun time for the whole family. Reservations required. (843) 363-2900. www.hiltonheadboattours.com.

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Family Fishing with Outside Hilton Head Outside Hilton Head, Shelter Cove Marina and Palmetto Bluff. This private fishing charter is perfect for families and folks looking to “wet a line” rather than the serious angler. This trip includes everything you need. Family fishing is offered daily and lasts 2-3 hours. (843) 686-6996 or visit www.outsidehiltonhead.com.

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Family Kayaking Kayak Hilton Head, 11 Simmons Road, next to Broad Creek Marina. Specializing in family and recreational kayaking. Relax and enjoy being on the water, while seeing dolphins and all the other fun wildlife that live in the area. Daily trips starting at 8 a.m. (843) 684-1910. www.kayakhiltonhead.com. Family Shark Fishing A Division of Kayak Hilton Head, 11 Simmons Road, next to Broad Creek Marina. Fun for all ages. Catch one- to three-foot sharks for the perfect photo op and then release them to live another day. (843) 684-1911. www.facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing. Family Shark Fishing with Outside Hilton Head Outside Hilton Head, Shelter Cove Marina. Want to discover shark fishing with your little ones? This three-hour private shark fishing charter aboard our 24’ custom-designed Carolina Skiff includes everything you need. Offered daily, and lasts 3 hours. (843) 686-6996 or visit www.outsidehiltonhead.com. First Tee of the Lowcountry The First Tee of the Lowcountry Campus. Open seven days a week offering a disc golf course, six hole par 3 course, driving range, putting green, fishing pond and more. www.thefirstteelowcountry.org/summer-open-play-hours. Gypsy Kid’s Cruise South Beach Marina Village. A two-hour cruise with hands-on experience shark fishing, cast netting, pulling crab pots and dolphin watching. Mon.-Fri., call for times. Reservations are required. hiltonhead.com

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JUST FOR KIDS (843) 363-2900. www.hiltonheadboattours.com. H2O Sports Harbour Town. Fly on a parasail, rent a jet ski, go paddleboarding, see the alligators, ride a banana boat, rent a boat, take a trip to Daufuskie Island, explore in a kayak, go for a sail, see the dolphins, go waterskiing or tubing. Call for more information. (843) 671-4386. www. h2osports.com. Hilton Head Helicopter Tours 38 Gateway Circle. Bring the camera and enjoy a fun, family adventure with Hilton Head Helicopter Tours. Tour packages are available for any budget, all offering breathtaking coastal views. With over 20 years of experience, seasoned pilots and a flawless safety record, you are sure to leave with wonderful memories for a lifetime! Call now to book your flight! (843) 505-7182. www.flyhhi.com. Hilton Head Outfitters Fishing Charters Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Enjoy some of the best inshore fishing on the Island in the flat, calm waters of the Palmetto Dunes Resort lagoon system. All charters are led by native guides in a quiet, electric skiff, which accommodates two adults and two children, ages 12 and under. Offshore fishing charters are also available out of Shelter Cove Marina. (844) 245-5164. www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com. Hilton Head Speedboat Tour Broad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. Not only fast and dry, but comfortable, safe and easy to drive. Family members of all ages will follow a local guide on a 2.5 hr 30+ mile journey focusing on wildlife viewing. (843) 715-1453. www. 82 Island Events June 2019

hiltonheadspeedboattours.com. Island Head Watersports Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, 43 Jenkins Rd. Island Head Watersports offers the premium family-fun water experience for the whole family. Enjoy the high-flying, family-fun parasailing. Island Head offers kayaks, standup paddleboarding and boat rentals. Call us for your next family adventure! (843) 6864386. www.islandheadwatersports.com. Island Party Bus Whether you are planning a birthday party or family event, Island Party Bus provides a fullservice mobile lounge. Photography, face painting, custom T-shirts, food packages and themedecorated bus available. (843) 290-7098. www.hhislandpartybus.com. Island Queen Dolphin Nature Cruise Broad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. Cruise down beautiful Broad Creek to watch dolphins, egrets, ospreys, pelicans, bald eagles, minks, otters and other delightful birds and mammals. Dolphin encounters are guaranteed on each trip. (843) 681-2522. www.hiltonheadtours.com. Island Skiff Family Tour Broad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. This tour is a definite family pleaser and trip highlight. Drive a two-person catamaran and enjoy over two hours of skiffing calm creeks, spotting a variety of wildlife along the way, like dolphins, eagles and more. (843) 816-5976. www.islandskifftours.com. Jetangler Kayak Fishing Shelter Cove Marina, 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Experience a thrilling way to catch a fish by speeding through the water on a jet-powered fishing kayak. Just bring a hat and sunblock, as all other supplies needed are provided. (843) hiltonhead.com


JUST FOR KIDS 785-1700. www.hiltonheadkayakfishing.com. Kayak and Canoe Rentals with Hilton Head Outfitters Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort Get up close and personal with nature on a scenic ride through an 11-mile inland lagoon system. The calm waters of the Palmetto Dunes lagoon system make the perfect setting for beginners to experts. There are several routes from which you can choose, depending on the desired length of your kayaking adventure. (844) 245-5164. www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com. Lawton Stables The Sea Pines Resort. Escorted, one-hour, Western-style trail rides on gentle horses through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve for ages 8 and older. Daily, 7:30 a.m., 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. Pony rides for ages 7 and under. Daily, 9 a.m.5 p.m. Private riding lessons for all ages. Free animal farm. (843) 671-2586. www.lawtonstables.com. Legendary Golf Hwy. 278 (mid-Island). Three professionally designed 18-hole courses that test your skills and provide fun, family-friendly interactions and vacation memories at two convenient locations. Kids 5 and under play free per paying adult. (843) 686-3399. www.legendarygolfhhi.com.

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Offshore Wreck Fishing and Night Shark Fishing Captain Hook Party Fishing Boat. Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C. Offshore Wreck Fishing Trips, three- and four-hour Night Shark Fishing Trips and a combined Shark Fishing and Fireworks Trip means fishing fun for the entire family. Bait, tackle, rod and reel rental, along with instructions and fish cleaning provided. (843) 785-1700. www.capthookhiltonhead.com. Pirates HHI Palmetto Bay Marina. Join our pirate crew on a hunt for treasure on the Black Sparrow. You’ll get your share of the loot, but it won’t be easy if Smelly Sam has something to say about it. You will need to man the water cannons and defeat that evil pirate in order to declare victory. Once we defeat Smelly Sam and find the treasure, there’s gold coins, jewels and more surprises! Perfect for ages 3-10, and a treat for the whole family. (843) 415-8400. www.pirateshhi.com. Pirate’s Island Golf Hwy. 278, near mile marker 8.5. Pirate’s Island has two 18-hole courses perfectly suited for families. The pirate-themed courses take you on adventurous trails past pirates on rafts, prisoners in cells, and over a beautiful waterfall. (843) 686-4001. www.piratesislandgolf.com. Sea Monkeys Watersports Hilton Head Harbor Marina, 43 Jenkins Rd. Offering boat, wave runner, paddleboard and kayak rentals nicely tucked away in Skull Creek,

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This month, reel in one of these tackle-busting brutes. Spring’s warmer waters have populated quickly with a diverse and bountiful population of sharks. These tackle-busting brutes offer great sport — and plenty of it. Long known as a primary breeding ground for many species, the local waters near Hilton Head Island host many types of sharks, including hammerheads, tigers, blacktip, spinners, sharpnose and bonnetheads, just to name a few. In the last few years, even great whites have been captured here. As with many fish, the decline of stocks, coupled with an exploding population of fishermen, has brought about numerous regulations, making it necessary to release most species, except for two in particular: the sharpnose and the bonnethead. Anglers 84 Island Events June 2019

may keep one of any size of these two shark species. Both are considered good eating, especially the bonnethead, whose diet consists primarily of shrimp and crab. Both shark species can be caught in local sounds and creeks with a variety of cut or live bait.

Other popular targets for shark seekers are the blacktip and spinner sharks. Nicknamed “poor man’s tarpon” for their aerial antics — which can be spectacular — these sharks require a 54-inch minimum length to keep. Both the blacktip and the spinner shark are excellent table fare. The bigger versions of these species are often found behind working shrimp boats, as they love to scavenge tidbits and, much to the chagrin of shrimpers, frequently bite holes in the nets to help themselves to a feast! Offshore, many anglers target the big tiger sharks, which average 8 to 10 feet and weigh up to a thousand pounds. Heavy tackle is required, along with stamina. These battles can go on for hours. Tiger sharks are tough customers, to say the least. The opportunity for hours of angling enjoyment with a wide variety of sharks is available here all summer long. And for those who may raise an eyebrow about safety, just remember that you are far better off swimming in the ocean than driving along Hwy. 278! Capt. Miles Altman of Bayrunner Fishing Charters has more than 42 years experience fishing the waters surrounding Hilton Head Island. The Finatic boat, which can accommodate up to 12 passengers, features a special three-hour shark/dolphin eco-tour trip. Contact Miles at (843) 290-6955 to book an unforgettable inshore or offshore charter fishing trip, departing from Shelter Cove Marina. hiltonhead.com


JUST FOR KIDS just minutes away from Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge. The nature tours teach you about the Refuge, along with the nature of the Lowcountry. (843) 842-4754 or visit www.seamonkeyshhi.com. Shannon Tanner’s Most Excellent Pirate Expedition Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. Grab a pirate doo-rag, sword and a tattoo and become a pirate in Shannon Tanner’s Band of Pirates! First come, first serve basis or pre-buy tickets at Shannon Tanner’s Show nightly. Meet Capt. Tanner on his stage Wed. & Fri. mornings (from June 1-August 31) at 8:30 a.m. (sharp!) for pirate dress-up. Ship sets sail at 9 a.m. All prices include kid’s pirate dress-up. Reservations recommended. (843) 422-0757. www.islandpirates.com. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Water Activities Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. All kinds of water sports and activities may be enjoyed at our Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina, including inshore and offshore fishing charters, sport crabbing, sailing, dolphin tours, kayak tours, 2-person catamarans, paddleboard rentals, boat rentals, pirate cruises, sightseeing and nature excursions and so much more! (843) 842-7001. www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com. Sky Pirate Watersports Broad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. You will

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have an experience that will be remembered for a lifetime. Choose from several parasailing, tubing and other water sports packages and then just sit back and enjoy! Also the go-to source for boat rentals. (843) 842-2566. www.skypirateparasail.com. Sport Crabbing on the Crabber J Shelter Cove Harbour, 1 Shelter Cove Ln., Dock C. Join the crabby crew on a sport-crabbing adventure where everyone fishes for the sly and cunning blue crab. It’s all catch and release — just for fun — but the crabby crew keeps score and whoever catches the most crabs wins the world-famous Crabber J T-shirt. Call for schedule. (843) 422-5110. www.crabhiltonhead.com. ZipLine hiltonhead Eco Tour Broad Creek Marina, 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. This 2-hour canopy tour through the live oaks and pines overlooks the water and marshes. Soar on eight ziplines to a height of 75 feet and swing on bridges and an aerial staircase, all interconnected by platforms and trees, all leading to dual cable zipline finale, where two people race side-by-side to the finish line. Ages 10 and above. Reservations are recommended. (843) 682-6000. www. ziplinehiltonhead.com. PLEASE NOTE: We make every effort possible to see that the information in “Just For Kids” is accurate. Reservations are required for most programs. Call the listed phone number for confirmation of date, time and cost.

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Sea Turtle Season

Meet a few of the fascinating turtles that frequent Lowcountry waters. By Anneliza Itkor, Outside Hilton Head Here in our Hilton Head Island waters, we are fortunate to host four of the seven majestic sea turtle species. Loggerheads are the most common in this area, but Leatherbacks, Kemp’s Ridleys and Green sea turtles also call our Lowcountry waters home. Loggerhead turtles are the most common in this area and were named the official reptile of South Carolina in 1988. They earned their name for their massive head and powerful jaws, which enables them to feed on hard-shelled critters like whelks and conch. Loggerheads can weigh as much as 300 pounds and measure up to four feet in shell length. Green sea turtles are named for the green fat in their body, due to their vegetarian diet, which consists largely of sea grass. The largest hard-shelled turtle species, Green turtles can grow to an average shell length of five feet and weigh approximately 350 pounds. Green turtles don’t typically nest on our shores, but the juveniles regularly forage our waters from April through November. Leatherbacks are unique because they don’t have a hard shell. Instead, they sport a leathery shell with longitudinal ridges. Leatherbacks claim the title of “largest sea turtle,” typically weighing in between 800 and 1,300 pounds. In fact, the largest sea turtle on record was a Leatherback found stranded on the coast of Wales, weighing roughly 2,020 pounds. Leatherbacks migrate through our near-shore waters in the spring and fall, feasting on jellyfish as they commute back and forth between their feeding grounds in Nova Scotia and their tropical nesting beaches. The Kemp’s Ridley turtles are the smallest and rarest, weighing about 100 pounds and measuring only two feet in length. Like the

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Leatherback and Green sea turtles, these reptiles don’t typically nest in South Carolina, but they come into our inshore and nearshore waters in warmer months to snack on our delicious blue crab population. Sadly, all of the sea turtle species in our area are listed as an endangered species. They are protected by both federal and state law, but their numbers are still being dramatically impacted by both natural and human-caused threats. Sharks are the turtles' primary natural predator, but humans contribute to sea turtle mortality through destruction of natural habitat, boat propeller damage, pollution, commercial fishing and climate change. As individuals, we can help protect sea turtles in any number of ways. If you must use a plastic bag or spot one in the environment, knot it up before throwing it away. This prevents them from blowing out of landfills or trash cans. Most importantly, if you rent or own a property that is visible from the beach, turn your exterior lights off after 10 p.m. from the beginning of May through the end of October. If you are walking on the beach after dark during this time, use a red-bulb flashlight and avoid using your cell phone. Lights from anything other than the moon can be disorienting for newly hatched turtles trying to make their way to the ocean waters. When you’re out on the water this month, keep your eyes peeled and you might be lucky enough to spot a sea turtle. To increase your odds, book a kayak or boat tour with one of Outside Hilton Head’s experienced guides. To book an outing with Outside Hilton Head, call (843) 686-6996 or visit www.outsidehiltonhead.com. hiltonhead.com


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Wednesdays: Learn about Hilton Head Island’s history of Native Americans, the Civil War, Reconstruction, fishing and farming and the Gullah Culture on a Historic Bike Tour. Meet at the Hilton Head Island Community Park, 137 Squire Pope Rd. 10-11:30 a.m. Bring your own bike. Helmets required. Admission is $15 per adult and $10 per child (ages 10 and up only) with your own bikes, or $25 per adult and $20 per child if we provide the bikes. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org. Wednesdays: Join the Tanger Outlets Hilton Head to celebrate mid-week at their Wine Down Wednesdays event. 5:30–7:30 p.m. at Tanger 2. Enjoy a glass of wine, lounge in the Adirondack chairs and listen to live acoustic tunes performed under the shaded oak trees from June 5th-August 28th. While you are at Tanger, be sure to enter the weekly drawing for a $25 Tanger gift card! www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead. Wednesdays: Hilton Head Haunted History Tales graveside storytelling adventure. After dark, in the eerie setting of the Island’s oldest burial ground, come and hear tales of Hilton Head’s shadowy past. 8:30 p.m. $25 per adult, $20 for ages 8-16. Tour is located at the Zion Cemetery, 574 William Hilton Pkwy. Check for additional days and times. (843) 949-0144 or www.heritagelib.org/tours. Thursdays: Hear an on-site storytelling presentation about the oldest existing building on the Island and the planter’s antebellum church and cemetery on the Zion Living History Tours. Meet one of the “residents” of the cemetery, who will tell you about their life on Hilton Head Island. Tours held at 10 a.m. $15 per adult and $10 per child ages 7-12. Ticket is required for entry. Located at the hiltonhead.com

corner of Mathews Dr. and Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 686-6560 or www.heritagelib.org. Thursdays: HarbourFest’s Parrot Palooza takes place Jun. 13 through Aug. 22 (no Parrot Palooza show on Thursday, Jul. 4), Shannon Tanner and The Oyster Reefers play an island-inspired, live concert featuring all your favorite island tunes starting at 7 p.m. Visit the Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina Facebook page or www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com for updates. Fridays: Cardio Splash, a shallow-water aquatic fitness class held at the Harbour Town Pool, is designed to maximize the water’s resistance and improve cardiovascular fitness, muscular strength, endurance and flexibility. (Non-swimmers welcome.) 8:15-9 a.m. Reservations required. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events. Friday-Sunday: One of the most fun ways to enjoy Daufuskie Island is to listen to great live music. The best bands in the South and beyond, are invited to play at the Old Daufuskie Crab Company restaurant and Freeport Marina. (843) 342-8687 or www.daufuskiedifference.com. Sundays: Join The Sea Pines Resort recreation team and their mascot, Albert the Alligator, for photos, games and activities on the lawn adjacent to the playground in Harbour Town. Complimentary. 7-7:45 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events. June 1-2: The nine-time Tony Award winner, A Chorus Line, is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. With iconic music and based on real Broadway dancers’ stories, this play is funny, heartbreaking and refreshingly honest. Evening performances, 8 p.m. and Sun. Matinee, 2 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com. June 4: Join us for our International Women’s June 2019 Island Events 87


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Ways GOLF is Changing Golf is changing and Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort is leading the way.

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Golf ball materials and designs are upgrading.

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CALENDAR golf day clinic at The First Tee of the Lowcountry, 151 Gumtree Rd. Come learn from The First Tee volunteers and local female pros. Learn the fundamentals of chipping, full swing and putting through drills and activities. Enjoy socializing with snacks and drinks. Use your newly learned skills and play a 12-hole match on our par 3 course! (843) 686-2680 or www.thefirstteelowcountry.org. June 10: The First Tee of the Lowcountry summer golf classes are offered once a week for six weeks at various locations in Hilton Head, Bluffton and Beaufort. Participants will learn the basics of golf using the First Tee Nine Core Values and Healthy Habits. Registration required. www.thefirstteelowcountry.org/register. June 15: The Juneteenth Celebration on Hilton Head Island takes place at the Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park. Enjoy food, art and musical entertainment featuring American Idol winner, Ruben Studdard, along with Alvin Garrett, Latrese Bush, Logan the Entertainer and Marlena Smalls. Chairs are welcome. No coolers please. Tickets are $15 (children 12 and under are free). 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 226 Beach City Rd. (843) 255-7301 or www.exploremitchelville.org. June 16: DJ Alan’s Family Game Show Competition takes place in The Sea Pines Resort. This family-friendly event offers fun for participants and entertainment for the audience. Prizes, games and music combine hiltonhead.com

for a great family night out. 7-9 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events. June 17: It’s the Strawberry Moon, and the Salty Dog will be doing some serious moon gazing from our 63’ powered catamaran with upper and lower decks. The cruise is 7:309:30 p.m. and will serve Celestial Snacks and Lunar Libations. The full bar and galley onboard will be open to purchase food, drinks and moon-inspired specials. cruise.saltydog. com for booking and more information. The Salty Dog Café, 232 S. Sea Pines Dr. (843) 671-2233 or www.saltydog.com. June 25-29: World-renowned magician, Losander, performs at the Comedy Magic Cabaret in South Island Square. A master of levitation and theatrical art, his show is a unique experience that you won’t forget. 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-7757 or www.comedymagiccabaret.com. June 26-29: Legally Blonde: The Musical is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. This award-winning musical follows the transformation of the beautiful and popular Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes and obstacles in pursuit of her dreams. Evening performances, 8 p.m. and Sun. Matinee, 2 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com. Sometimes events change without prior notice. Please call the listed phone numbers for confirmation of dates/times.

To include your event in the calendar, call (843) 757-9889, fax (843) 757-9189 or e-mail calendar@hiltonhead.com. June 2019 Island Events 89


Destination Vacation Pg. 7 Heritage Library Pg. 25

Directory of Advertisers Hilton Head Outfitters Pg. 77 Hilton Head SpeedBoat 7th Annual Savannah Food Tours Pg. 55 Island Head Watersports & Wine Festival Pg. 3 Pg. 85 Adventure Cove Family Island Party Bus Pg. 79 Fun Center Pg. 66 Adventure Cruises Fireworks Island Skiff Adventure Tours Pg. 47 Cruise Pg. 83 Island Water Sports Pg. 62 Aerial Adventure Pg. 87 Jetangler Kayak Fishing Always Angling Fishing Pg. 51 Charters Pg. 56 Juneteenth Celebration Atomic VR (Virtual Reality) Pg. 80 Pg. 61 Backwater Adventure Pg. 73 Kayak Hilton Head Pg. 69 Bayrunner Fishing Charters Lawton Stables Pg. 70 Legendary Golf Pg. 60 Pg. 84 LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Bicycle Billy’s Pg. 63 Bluewater Adventure Pg. 43 Rentals Pg. 72 Bluewater Adventure Party Mike’s Bikes Bicycle Rentals Pg. 53 Cycle Boat Pg. 42 Captain Hook Party Fishing Moneric Fishing Charters Pg. 83 Boat Pg. 51 One HHI Pgs. 58-59 Captain Mark’s Dolphin Out of the Blue Fishing Watch Cruises Pg. 53 Charters Pg. 70 Comedy Magic Cabaret Outside Hilton Head Pgs. 13 & 81 Pgs. 9 & 20 Commander Zodiac Pg. 89 Palmetto Dunes Tennis & Crabber J II Pg. 56 Daufuskie Difference Pg. 52 Pickleball Center Pg. 75 Dolphin Discoveries Pg. 69 Pedals Pg. 81 Pirates HHI Pg. 65 Dolphin & Nature Tours Pirate’s Island Pg. 63 Pg. 82 Pirates of Hilton Head Pg. 65 Drifter Pg. 71 Sea Monkeys Watersports Family Shark Fishing Pg. 72 Pg. 67 Finatic Shark Fishing & Dolphin Eco-Tours Pg. 54 Shannon Tanner’s Most Excellent Pirate The First Tee of the Expedition Pg. 21 Lowcountry Pg. 78 Gullah Heritage Trail Tours Shelter Cove Marina Pgs. 44-45 Pg. 74 Sky Pirate Watersports Pg. 57 Gypsy Pg. 71 Yankee Pedaler Pg. 46 H2O Sports Pg. 64 ZipLine hiltonhead Pg. 87 Hilton Head Bicycle Company Pg. 50 Hilton Head Escape Room Pg. 46 Arts Center of Coastal Hilton Head Helicopter Carolina Pg. 91 Tours Pg. 61

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DINING Captain John’s Galley at The Salty Dog Café Pg. 96 Comedy Magic Cabaret Pgs. 13 & 81 Hilton Head Distillery Pg. 11 It’s Greek To Me Pg. 15 Salty Dog Bluffton Pg. 96 Salty Dog Café Pg. 96 Shelter Cove Merchants Pgs. 18-19 Wreck of the Salty Dog Pg. 96

SHOPPING Camp Hilton Head Pg. 2 Coastal Provisions Co. Pg. 33 Coligny Plaza Pg. 39 Currents Pg. 41 Fresh Produce Pg. 31 Harbour Town Merchants Pgs. 26-27 Hilton Head Island Bridge Club Pg. 34 Hilton Head Shirt Company Pg. 2 Island Accents Boutique Pg. 36 Island Fudge Shoppe Pg. 38 Island Quilters Pg. 32 Island Winery Pg. 15 Jake’s Cargo Pg. 96 Jake’s Shore Thing Pg. 41 Kilwins Pg. 32 Lilly Pulitzer S.M. Bradford Co. Pg. 41 Main Street Village Pg. 37 Outside Hilton Head Pgs. 9 & 20 Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory Pg. 96 Skull Creek Boathouse General Store Pg. 35 Skull Creek Dockside Ship Store Pg. 95 South Beach General Store Pg. 2­­­­­ Tanger Outlets Pgs. 4 & 5 Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures Pg. 20 hiltonhead.com


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ern ____. 34. Outside Hilton Head for fishing or stand____ paddleboarding. 35. Escape Room Hilton Head – Do you have what ____ takes to escape? 36. Scale note. 38. Always Angling with the new Robalo Vessel with Twin 300 __ __ Mercury Engines. 39. International organization. 41. Canaanite month. 42. Juneteenth – Celebration on Hilton Head of food, ____ and music. 45. Moisten or soak fibers. 47. While in the Lowcountry, try this smoked. 48. Bicycle Billy’s for ____ pickup and delivery. 49. Ever: Poetic. 50. Laugh. 51. Woman’s name. 52. Chinese mile. 54. Symbol for element didymium. 55. American Canoe Association: Abbr. 57. University College London: Abbr. 58. Island Head Watersports will take you on ____ experience you will never forget. 59. Spelling: Abbr. 60. Doctor of Theology: Abbr. 61. It’s Greek To ____ – HHI’s best calamari and gyros. DOWN CLUES 1. Chapel Of Ease Cemetery Tour – Fridays ____ 10 a.m.

2. Island Winery has ____country specialty wines. 3. Sheep. 4. Hilton Head Shirt Co. – With imprinted and specialty clothing for the ____ family. 5. Dolphin Watching Aboard The Gypsy on Calibogue ____. 6. Ensign: Abbr. 7. Palmetto Dunes ____ & Pickleball Center. 8. The Salty Dog ____. 9. Island Quilters – All fabrics ____ 100% cotton quilting quality. 10. Fishing Charters with Outside Hilton Head – Fish for trout, ____ fish and cobia. 11. Golfer __ __ Points. 19. Sky Pirate Parasail & Watersports – Try inflatable rides or ____ tubing. 21. Symbol for element einsteinium. 22. ____ Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory. 23. Handy thing to have in a boat. 26. Captain Mark’s Dolphin Watch Cruises for Dolphin Watch ____ Cruises. 27. Man’s nickname. 28. Destination Vacation Hilton Head – ____ specialize in luxury oceanfront homes and villas. 30. Tanger Outlets for great quality and outstanding ____. 31. Currents – Tribal and Vineyard Vines are just a few of their ____ lines. 32. LPGA’s Joo ____ Kim. 34. University of Houston: Abbr. 37. Adventure Cove Family Fun Center offers excitement for ____ ages. 40. Island Party Bus provides reliable transportation for all your party ____. 41. Hilton Head Outfitters for ____ chairs and umbrella rentals. 43. About: Latin. 44. Town in Honduras. 46. Dolphin & Nature Tours for a narrated 1-1/2 hour ____. 48. Legendary Golf – Find us on ____book. 50. Camp Hilton Head for a T-shirt, dress or ____. 51. Hilton Head Distillery – Learn about the history of ____ on a tour. 53. Fresh Produce’s easy-to-wear pieces are available ____ Extra Fresh plus sizes. 56. Pirate’s Island Golf – See our ____ for money-saving offer. Puzzle Answers on Page 58. hiltonhead.com


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The Original Visitor's Guide to Hilton Head Island & the Lowcounry

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