Island Events November 2022

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NOVEMBER 10 – 12

"The Next Best Thing to Seeing Hamilton!" - BARBARA HOFFMAN, NEW YORK POST

7:30 PM

A crash course of everyone’s favorite Broadway blockbusters, including celebrity satires, pop culture zings accompanied with hip-hop on the piano! After tearing it up in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and London, Spamilton: An American Parody will stage a singing, dancing, comedy revolution in Hilton Head Island! Created, written, and directed by Gerard Alessandrini.

Town of Hilton Head Island's

Holiday Kick-Off Festival SAT, NOVEMBER 19

3 – 5 PM

Join us for a celebratory kick-off to the holiday season! Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Rudolph are part of the festivities! Lowcountry groups will perform, including the cast of A Christmas Story: The Musical. Get a jump on shopping at our art market. Refreshments include an array of food truck fare and more! SPONSORED BY: TOWN OF HILTON HEAD ISLAND

DECEMBER 7 – 31

THREE TONY AWARD NOMINATIONS Including Best Musical

“A JOYOUS CHRISTMAS MIRACLE.” - The Associated Press

Follow young and bespectacled Ralphie Parker as he schemes his way toward the holiday gift of his dreams. Meanwhile, an infamous leg lamp, outrageous pink bunny pajamas, a maniacal department store Santa, and a triple-dog-dare to lick a freezing flagpole are just a few of the distractions that stand between Ralphie and his Christmas wish.


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ith the leaves in full color, November is a wonderful time to enjoy fall on Hilton Head Island. And no matter what the season, the array of activities is almost as stunning as the scenery: lively bars and restaurants, tours for every speed, pristine golf courses, sand, ocean, wildlife, nightlife, fresh seafood and hand-crafted wine and spirits! Discover the cradle of Gullah culture. Visit the nation’s very first self-governed freedman’s town and learn how this tiny barrier Island helped shape history. This month, check out the flora and fauna, miles of beaches and trails that make Hilton Head so special. At Island Events, we’re passionate about curating the best of Hilton Head’s offerings for our Island’s visitors. In this issue, veteran fisherman Capt. Miles Altman of Bayrunner Tours talks about making fishing memories and Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy’s Doug Weaver draws comparisons between golf and the game of football. Plus, we talk about the electrification of fun with Carolina Rides and take a tour of the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course’s recently revamped Toptracer driving range.

Read on for everything you need to know about vacationing safely on Hilton Head! Learn the dos and don’ts for interacting with Island wildlife and navigation tips for the Island’s roads and paths. Let us be your guide to our many parks and beaches and all your options for a day out on the water! For a rundown of fun and festive events you won’t want to miss, check out November’s “Highlights,’’ this month’s Calendar of Events and our Dining, Shopping and Activities listings. Further exploration of the Lowcountry and the Coastal Empire is just a click away at hiltonheadisland.com, hiltonhead.com, bluffton.com, savannah.com, beaufort.com and stsimonsisland.com And as always, our “priceless” publications are available online 24/7! Whether you’re here for the Lowcountry vibes, time out in nature, to gear up for adventure or wind down for a while, Hilton Head Island has you covered. We’re so glad you came to visit, and all of us here at Island Events hope you will come to treasure this Island as much as we do. Have a wonderful stay!

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CONTENTS

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NOVEMBER 2022 / 49TH YEAR / #9

FEATURES 9

Island Calendar

Activities and Events

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Island Flavors The Papaya Tackle

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Places to Dine on Thanksgiving Hilton Head History Island Style Horoscope – November Highlights – November Island Trails and Walking Paths What to Know on Hilton Head Island Recreational Pathways Guide Atlantic Ribbed Mussels

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Courtesy of Hilton Head Distillery

By Kathleen McMenamin, Master Naturalist

Community Parks Electrifying Fun at Carolina Rides

By Dani Ray

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Bald Eagles

By Jessie Renew

Toptracer Range at Palmetto Dunes

By Dani Ray

Kids Catch Lifelong Memories Fishing

By Capt. Miles Altman, Bayrunner Fishing Charters

Island Tides – November What Football and Golf Have in Common By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

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A Day on the Water Island Beaches Events Puzzle By Jo Emery

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Welcome Dining & Lounges Arts & Services Accommodations Shopping Activities Puzzle Answer Directory of Advertisers Map of Hilton Head Island

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About Our Cover A holiday tradition since 1985, the Hilton Head Dance Theatre presents “The Nutcracker” at the Seahawk Cultural Center throughout the month of November. Photography by Kellie McCann Photography. hiltonhead.com


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Learn how to play pickleball, the fastestgrowing 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 pingpong. Courts and equipment are available to rent. 4 Queens Folly Rd. Reservations recommended. For more information, call or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

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The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public daily. Amenities include a sixhiltonhead.com

hole par-3 golf course, driving range, two USGA greens, short-game practice area, nine-hole disc golf course and stocked fishing pond. Admission includes unlimited use of the facility. 151 Gumtree Rd. For more in ormation call or visit www.firstteelowcountry.org.

Ongoing

Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is the perfect lagoon-side setting for any special occasion or your year-end celebration. You can enclose the porch with the lagoon view for seating of up to 40. For lunches and brunches when the restaurant is closed for regular business, there is restaurant seating for a maximum of 120 guests not including the private dining room or bar area. For more information, call (855) 427-3989 or visit www.DunesCateringAndEvents.com.

Ongoing

The Harbour Town Yacht Basin offers yearround private fishing charters that are led by the most experienced fishing captains on Hilton Head Island. Just 10 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean, charters range from 3-hour inshore excursions to 8-hour offshore excursions. All items are provided, and catch will be cleaned at the docks. Reservations required. 149 Lighthouse Rd. For reservations November 2022 Island Events 9


TANGER OUTLETS

1414 & 1256 Fording Island Rd. Bluffton (843) 837-5410 www.tangeroutlet.com/ hiltonhead

CHOCOLATE CANOPY

55 New Orleans Rd. #101 (843) 842-4567 www.chocolatecanopy.com

TOP DAWG TAVERN

13 Harbourside Ln. Building #2, Unit CD (843) 785-5600 www. topdawgtavern.com


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Ongoing

You will find something fascinating for the whole family at The Coastal Discovery Museum. Let us inspire you with our exhibits, children’s activities and adult classes, where you will learn about our environment, the region’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. For more in ormation call or visit www.coastaldiscovery.org

Ongoing

Holiday Parties are made easy with Dunes Catering & Events. Whether the party is at our house or yours, we can deliver a no-hassle end of year celebration you’ll be proud of. We offer a variety of holiday party catering options ranging from platters and wraps to hors d’oeuvres and multi-course dinners. Catering can be provided for any size party, family gathering or holiday get together. Ask about hosting your party at our Toptracer Range, which includes 14 covered golf bays plus a VIP area all with high-speed cameras, TV monitors, games and casual seating. For information, call (855) 427 3989 or visit www. DunesCateringAndEvents.com.

Ongoing

Latitude Margaritaville Hilton Head is located at 356 Latitude Blvd. on Hwy. 278, 2.5 miles east of I-95 in the city of Hardeeville, SC. Visit the sales center Mon.- Sat., 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. and un am m to learn more and tour the variety of floor plans and the amenities Latitude Margaritaville has to offer. Get ready to explore a relaxed paradise lifestyle! For more information, call (843) 350-8312 or visit www.latitudemargaritaville.com.

Monday-Saturday

Take the helm and set sail on a comprehensive voyage into the world of craft spirits with Hilton Head Distillery’s tour and tasting with a free souvenir shot glass and $5 Bottle Bucks to be used toward your first bottle. Learn all there is to know about distilling and, of course, enjoy a few drinks along the way. Enjoy this immersive, multi-sensory experience for those looking to geek out and deepen their love of craft distilled spirits. From an informative distillery walk-through, to an exclusive samhiltonhead.com

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KILWINS

28 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 785-2727 www. kilwins.com

HILTON HEAD DISTILLERY

1 Cardinal Rd. (843) 686-4443 www.hiltonheaddistillery.com

COMEDY MAGIC CABARET

843 William Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-7757 www.comedymagiccabaret.com

UP THE CREEK PUB & GRILL

18 Simmons Rd. (843) 681-3625 www. upthecreekpubandgrill.com


––––––––––– DINING ––––––––––– 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, with various guest performers. All headliners are nationally touring comedy-magicians and standup comedians. Kerry is a favorite at the world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood. Kerry’s “Funny Not Filthy” approach has contributed to a refreshing and 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 7. (843) 681-7757.

Hilton Head Distillery

www.hiltonheaddistillery.com Cardinal Rd., L-34 on map. GPS: 14 Cardinal Rd. Here at Hilton Head Distillery, our approach is simple: A great drinking experience should be shared with great people. With a new and improved tour, tasting options for all ages (21 and over to consume alcohol), exceptionally drinkable spirits and a relaxed, family-friendly environment, we embrace the idea that enjoying craft spirits is a unique voyage best shared. So grab your crew and join us for a drink or two. See ad page 9. For more information, call (843) 686-4443 or visit our website.

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, enjoy all the great food selections throughout the Tanger Outlets. Free Wi-Fi and EV charging stations. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. For a listing of dining options, visit our website. See ad page 2. (843) 837-5410.

Top Dawg Tavern

www.topdawgtavern.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. H-26 on map. GPS: 13 Harbourside Ln. Are you looking for that perfect place to grab a bite to eat or have a drink while visiting with friends and family? Top Dawg Tavern is the place for you! They serve fresh, quality food with a smile. Come hang out on the outdoor patio and enjoy a full selection of local craft beers. There are plenty of TVs to catch your favorite team or favorite sport, including a jumbo projection screen. Come on in and join the fun! See ad page 64. (843) 785-5600. hiltonhead.com

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Places to Dine onThanksgiving The Grand Ocean Terrace

Thanksgiving in the Grand Ocean Terrace Seatings available for 1, 3 and 5 p.m. 2 Grasslawn Avenue (843) 681-1055 www.sipandsavorseaside.com/thanksgiving

Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks Community Thanksgiving Dinner 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Hudson Road (843) 505-1370 www.communitythanksgiving.com

Alexander’s Restaurant

Old Oyster Factory

Big Jim’s BBQ, Burgers, Pizza & Catering

One Hot Mama’s

Prix Fixe Thanksgiving 12-8 p.m. 76 Queens Folly Road (866) 921-6639 www.alexandersrestaurant.com/thanksgiving Thanksgiving Family Pack To-Go Place orders by 11/21; Feeds 4-6 People 7 Trent Jones Lane (877) 497-2068 www.bigjimsbbqcatering.com/order-online

Fishcamp on Broad Creek Thanksgiving Dinner All Day 11 Simmons Road (843) 842-2267 www.fishcamphhi.com

Frankie Bones

Prix Fixe Thanksgiving 1301 Main Street (843) 682-4455 Thanksgiving To-Go Place orders by 11/17 26 Discovery Drive, Bluffton (843) 757-3423 www.frankiebones.com 14 Island Events November 2022

Thanksgiving Dinner All Day 101 Marshland Road (843) 681-6040 www.oldoysterfactory.com Thanksgiving Dine-In or Take-Out Available 2-7 p.m. 7A-1 Greenwood Drive (843) 682-6262 104 Buckwalter Pkwy, Suite 1A, Bluffton (843) 815-6262 www.onehotmamas.com/thanksgiving-menu

The Salty Dog Cafe

Full Menu and Loaded Thanksgiving Plate All Day 232 S. Sea Pines Drive (843) 671-2233 www.saltydog.com

Thanksgiving Buffet at Centre Court All-you-can-eat Buffet Two seatings: 12 p.m. & 2:30 p.m. 20 Carnoustie Road (877) 497-2068 www.palmettodunesthanksgiving.com

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–––– ARTS & SERVICES –––– BEACH GEAR/BABY ITEM RENTALS 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 31. (843) 384-9322.

LIBRARIES Heritage Library

www.heritagelib.org South End, E-18 on map. GPS: 2 Corpus Christi Ln., 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. (843) 686-6560.

SPECIAL EVENTS Hilton Head Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker

www.hiltonheaddance.com Seahawk Cultural Center, Hilton Head High School, O-29 on map. GPS: 70 Wilborn Rd. Get ready for a Lowcountry holiday tradition that has wowed audiences since 1985! Hilton Head Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker this year at the Seahawk Cultural Center. Evening performances will take place on November 11, 12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; matinee performances take place on November 13 and 20 at 2:30 p.m. This is a performance the whole family will enjoy. See ad page 15. Visit hiltonheaddance.com or call the box office at (843) 842-3262 to purchase tickets.

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. 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 5. (843) 842-2787. hiltonhead.com

SEAHAWK CULTURAL CENTER

NOV. 11, 12, 18 & 19 AT 7:30 NOV. 13 & 20 AT 2:30 HiltonHeadDance.com 843.842.3262 hhdancetheatre hiltonheaddance

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HILTON HEAD HISTORY Hilton Head Island has a long and rich history of visitors. Captain William Hilton sailed the British ship Adventure north from Barbados, scouting lands to grow sugar cane for the crown. Approaching the Island by way of Port Royal Sound, he encountered a sliver of land and called it “Hilton’s Headland.” Native Americans came to hunt and fish.

Thousands of Years Ago

1520s

Conquistadors explored the area.

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17th, 18th & 19th Centuries

For many years, few permanent residents made their home on Hilton Head Island. Though the humid, subtropical climate was ideal for growing agricultural crops like cotton and rice, fear of disease and isolation kept antebellum plantation owners on the mainland. Africans worked the plantations, and their unique blend of African and European traditions gave birth to the Gullah culture, which survives even today. hiltonhead.com


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The Civil War brought big changes to Hilton Head Island. At the onset of the conflict, the South erected Fort Walker to protect the port. When the fort fell, tens of thousands of Union troops, prisoners, missionaries, shopkeepers and enslaved men and women seeking asylum flooded the Island. Suddenly humming with activity, Hilton Head became instrumental in the North’s blockade of nearby Southern ports. In 1863, the town of Mitchelville became the first self-governed town for freed men and women.

1861-1865

Post Civil War1956

Developer and environmentalist Charles E. Fraser began work on the Island’s first resort, which he called Sea Pines. Fraser is sometimes called the father of the modern resort, and his vision for the Island was progressive, even by modern standards. His determination that no building be “higher than the tallest tree,” as well as his rejection of flashy neon signs, became central to the Island’s distinctive character.

Late 1950s

Today

After the Civil War, the Island’s population dropped to around 3,000, and by 1940, it had fallen to just over 1,000. Electricity finally came to the Island in 1950 and, six years later, Hilton Head’s very first bridge to the mainland made the area significantly more accessible. Fraser’s legacy lives on in Hilton Head Island’s balance of commerce with green spaces, golf courses with wild places and thoroughfares with biking trails. Recently voted the Best Island in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure readers for the fifth time, this familyfriendly Sea Island seamlessly combines luxury, adventure and charm – all in one unforgettable destination. hiltonhead.com

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––––– ACCOMMODATIONS ––––– REAL ESTATE Latitude Margaritaville

www.latitudemargaritaville.com Hwy. 278, Hardeeville, Mainland on map. GPS: 356 Latitude Blvd., Hardeeville. Your new home in paradise. Minto Communities and Margaritaville welcome you to Latitude Margaritaville! Inspired by the legendary music and lifestyle of singer, songwriter and bestselling author Jimmy Buffett, your new home in paradise features exciting recreation, unmatched dining and FINtastic nightlife. Escape to islandinspired living as you grow older, but not up. (843) 350-8312.

VACATION RENTALS Beach Properties of Hilton Head

www.beach-property.com Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 64 Arrow Rd. Perfection in vacation planning, execution and service. That’s why we are the most highly awarded vacation rental company on Hilton Head Island. Every one of our more than 400 luxury oceanfront and oceanside vacation rentals has been handpicked by our staff to offer superb accommodations. Our vacation rental properties are situated in the Island’s premier resort destinations, including Palmetto Dunes, Sea Pines, Forest Beach, Folly Field, Island Club Resort and the Sea Crest Oceanfront Resort. Close to the Island’s fabled beaches, golf courses, waterways, restaurants, boutiques, galleries and more. See ad page 19. (843) 671-5155.

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 array of properties. (843) 758-7774 or (877) 874-7244.

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Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

www.palmettodunes.com/vacation-rentals Mid-Island, H-26 on map. GPS: 4 Queens Folly Rd. Staying at Palmetto Dunes means being comfortable and having convenient access to all of our fantastic resort activities. Choose from weekly Hilton Head vacation rentals at one of our one-of-a-kind rental homes with 3 to 6 bedrooms, or more flexible bookings at one of our villas with 1 to 4 bedrooms. Both offer unique features and amenities, and you’re sure to find one that both fits your family’s needs and exceeds your expectations. (866) 909-9566.

Luxury Vacation Home & Villa Rentals

Seashore Vacations

www.seashorevacations.com Executive Park Dr., E-19 on map. GPS: 11 Executive Park Dr. We specialize in oceanfront and ocean-oriented properties on Hilton Head’s famous South End: Forest Beach, Sea Pines and Shipyard. Our “hands-on” approach ensures you will receive the attention you deserve throughout the reservation process. Regardless of whether you reserve online, inquire by e-mail or call our toll-free number, you will be in contact with a highly qualified agent who is committed to making your vacation the best it can be. See ad page 18. (800) 845-0077.

Sunset Rentals

www.sunsetrentals.com New Orleans Rd., F-18 on map. GPS: 21 New Orleans Rd. Whether you’re coming to Hilton Head for a family vacation, a romantic getaway, honeymoon, anniversary or group outing, let Sunset Rentals take the worry out of preparing your vacation. We will make sure your stay is as safe as possible. All properties are equipped with high-security keyless entry. (800) 276-8991.

Vacation Time of Hilton Head

www.vthhi.com South Forest Beach, C-14 on map. GPS: 3 Lemoyne Ave. With Vacation Time of Hilton Head, you’ll have a Hilton Head Island vacation experience you’ll savor for years. Our prized beachfront location, terrific variety of accommodations and exceptional service have made us one of the most desirable vacation rental companies in South Carolina. (800) 845-9500. hiltonhead.com

Kick back & relax on your next Hilton Head Island vacation!

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Island Style

NOVEMBER 2022: You'll be more than thankful if you visit the area's many boutiques, factory outlets and specialty shops. With cozy fashions, festive patterns, delectable treats and one-of-a-kind gifts, shopping on Hilton Head is sure to satisfy.

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

Tanger Outlets 1414 & 1256 Fording Island Rd. Bluffton (843) 837-5410 www.tangeroutlet.com/ hiltonhead

Call retailers for availability of featured merchandise.


Pure Salt Studios 9 Harbourside Ln., Unit B (843) 715-2825 www.puresaltstudios.com

Island Quilters Park Plaza ce ark d (843) 842-4500 www.islandquilters.com

Chocolate Canopy 55 New Orleans Rd. #101 (843) 842-4567 www.chocolatecanopy.com


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–––––––– SHOPPING –––––––– DESSERTS Chocolate Canopy

www.chocolatecanopy.com Fountain Center, E-19 on map. GPS: 55 New Orleans Rd., Ste. 101. The Chocolate Canopy has been Hilton Head’s local chocolate company since 1982. Family-owned and operated, we specialize in hand-dipped chocolates, chocolate alligators and even catering options. Our quality chocolates and confections are created by hand, using the finest ingredients. This attention to detail yields the most amazing chocolate you’ve ever tasted. Don’t forget we ship nationwide. Come on in and find exactly what you’re looking for! See ad page 25. (843) 842-4567.

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 22 Island Events November 2022

www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead 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 90 brandname 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 centerwide, and EV charging stations. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.9 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad page 2. (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. We are the exclusive home of the Hilton Head Island Batiks. See ad page 23. (843) 842-4500.

SHOPPING CENTERS Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead 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 90 brandname 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 centerwide, and EV charging stations. Open Mon.Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun., 11 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad page 2. (843) 837-5410.

SPA Pure Salt Studios

www.puresaltstudios.com Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina. H-26 on map. GPS: 9 Harbourside Ln. Pure Salt Studios is a Halotheraphy and Wellness Spa offering halotherapy in a Himalayan salt room, infrared sauna, yoga, massage, retail and more! Your dedicated space to breathe and recharge! Give us a call today or visit our website for more information. See ad page 22. (843) 715-2825. hiltonhead.com


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pling of our finest spirits, this tour and tasting is sure to keep you engaged and entertained. After your tour, enjoy a tasting flight of neat samples that you will sip overlooking the Distillery and stacked barrels of our aging spirits. $35 for ages 21+. Closed-toe shoes and your ID are required. 14 Cardinal Rd. For more information, call (843) 686-4443 or visit www.hiltonheaddistillery.com.

Monday-Friday

Do not miss Top Dawg Tavern’s happy hour at Shelter Cove Marina from 4-7 p.m. Enjoy special pricing on domestic, craft and local beers, as well as wines, sangria and shots. Specials are featured daily and live music on the patio. 13 Harbourside Ln. For more information on daily features and live music schedule, call (843) 785-5600 or visit www. topdawgtavern.com.

Mondays

Participate in a free golf clinic and demonstration at the Palmetto Dunes’ Robert Trent Jones course from 4-4:50 p.m. Ask questions to Palmetto Dunes Director of Golf Instruction and former PGA TOUR player, Doug Weaver, and staff. The class is hands-on, interactive and all skill levels will benefit. Volunteer for a chance to receive a free lesson or win a prize! 7 Trent Jones Ln. For more information, call or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

Tuesday-Sunday

Enjoy trail rides through the 600 lush acres of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old and pony rides are available for ages 7 and under. The animal farm provides a wonderful collection of small animals to feed and enjoy, and is open to everyone. 190 Greenwood Dr. Reservations required. For more information, call (843) 671-2586 or visit www.lawtonstables.com.

Tuesdays

The Coastal Discovery Museum hosts the Hilton Head Farmers Market. Visit with our expanding list of regular vendors, plus a rotating schedule of food trucks and new arrivals. The market includes area growers providing the freshest local produce, pasture-raised chicken, fresh eggs, free-range rabbit, pork, hand-made sausage, fresh baked goods from cookies to breads and the best of our area’s hiltonhead.com

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HOROSCOPE ARIES

Everyone seems to love the transition from summer to fall, but fall to winter has fewer converts. Beware the usual signs of being affected by the seasons, and work against it the way you would any other ailment.

TAURUS What have you been sowing lately that you are hoping to reap? If your harvest keeps delaying, ask yourself: what is a key ingredient that may be missing? GEMINI

This month, consider at a on t e all ould report about your habits. Do ou nd oursel doing t e rig t t ings just for show? In the era of social media, doing things just for ourselves is a simple but radical act of self care.

CANCER Whether it’s podcasts, books on tape, or music, we have endless content options. Do you curate your content or just listen to whatever is on? If the latter, have you considered how this might be affecting your state of mind? LEO It’s tempting to spend your time dreaming of a bright and shiny tomorrow, but there reall is no da ut toda rul t e present is the only place you ever really are. Don’t let it slip by in favor of something that doesn’t actually exist. VIRGO

You’ve been skirting the edges of a big project but you can’t stop thinking about it. What’s it going to take to get the ball rolling? Are you ready for the time commitment? 24 Island Events November 2022

NOVEMBER 2022 LIBRA Be extra careful this month about how you frame the people in your life for newer friends. If there’s something you wouldn’t dare say to someone’s face, are you sure you want to pass it along to someone you’re not sure you can trust? SCORPIO

You’re looking at something in black and white that really ought to be in color. Take a step back and try visualizing the whole spectrum of possibilities. You may be surprised to discover an entirely new piece of the puzzle!

SAGITTARIUS

Perceiving judgment in others can drive you crazy, and yet you can’t stop yourself from doing the same. Fairness may have to be something you practice intentionally—it certainly doesn’t come naturally to all situations!

CAPRICORN

No one denies this is a busy time, but this month you ma nd oursel acksliding into t e air on re scenarios o our youth. Is it worth it? Where can you make modi cations t at ill suit our li est le

AQUARIUS

A dilemma has you feeling trapped. You may be feeling very unbalanced, and yet, you’re leaning more toward one way than the other. That’s your gut weighing in. So really, the question is: do you trust it?

PISCES With the holiday season about to kick off, you may be in need of a little pomp and circumstance. Where in your life can you add some sheen that will make the holiday season sparkle? hiltonhead.com


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Tuesdays

The Hilton Head Island Audubon Society offers guided bird walks at the Audubon Newhall Preserve. 8:30-9:30 a.m. 55 Palmetto Bay Rd. For more information, visit www.hiltonheadaudubon.org.

Wednesday-Saturday

“Funny Not Filthy” magic and comedy at the Comedy Magic Cabaret in South Island Square, featuring headliner Kerry Pollock at 8 p.m. Teens are welcome, if accompanied by an adult. Call or visit the website to confirm show dates. 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. For more information, call (843) 681-7757 or visit www.comedymagiccabaret.com.

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2022 marks the 20th celebration of the fine art of the automobile. Hilton Head Island’s hiltonhead.com

own Concours d’Elegance and Motoring Festival offers the best of the best in automotive exhibitions, dining and luxury lifestyles. Events include the Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala, Car Club Showcase and more! To view the complete lineup of events, visit www.hhiconcours.com.

November 6-7

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “JAZZ: AMERICA’S VOICE” with the Oran Etkin Quartet on November 6 at 4 p.m. and November 7 at 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. For more information, call (843) 842-2055 or visit www.hhso.org.

November 10-12

A side-splitting new musical, Spamilton: An American Parody, is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. The parody is a crash course of everyone’s favorite Broadway blockbusters, including celebrity satires, pop culture zings accompanied with hip-hop on the piano! 7:30 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. For more information and ticket purchases, call (843) 842-2787 or visit www.artshhi.com.

November 11-13 and 18-20

Celebrate the beginning of the holiday sea-

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November HIGHLIGHTS

Performances The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra presents “JAZZ: AMERICA’S VOICE” with the Oran Etkin Quartet on November 6 at 4 p.m. and November 7 at 7:30 p.m. Later in the month, the Orchestra kicks off the season with two Holiday Pops performances on November 27 at 4 p.m. and November 28 at 7:30 p.m. (843) 842-2055 or www.hhso.org. A side-splitting new musical, Spamilton: An American Parody, is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina from November 10-12. The show parodies Broadway blockbusters with celebrity satires, pop culture zings and a hip-hop accompaniment on the piano. 7:30 p.m. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com. Celebrate the beginning of the holiday season with the Hilton Head Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker from November 11-13 and 18-20. Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. www.hiltonheaddance.com.

Festivals & Events November 4-6 marks the 20th celebration of Hilton Head Island’s own Concours d’Elegance and Motoring Festival, offering the best of the best in automotive exhibitions and luxury. Events include the Flights & Fancy Aeroport Gala, Car Club Showcase and more. www.hhiconcours.com. The Hilton Head Oyster Festival takes place 26 Island Events November 2022

on November 11 at the Shelter Cove Community Park from 5-8 p.m., and on November 12 at the Lowcountry Celebration Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., enjoy all-you-can-eat steamed oysters, Lowcountry boil, pulled pork, seafood chowder and chili. Enjoy live music and artisan pop-up shops. www. hiltonheadoysterfestival.com. On November 11 from 4:30-7:30 p.m., don’t miss the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation s t nnual on re undraiser n o cocktails, a Lowcountry-inspired menu, live music around t e re roceeds ene t t e Forest Preserve. (843) 671-1343. The Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade takes place on November 12 form 5-8 p.m. It’s a free event for the community and visitors to celebrate Hilton Head. Parade begins at 5:45 p.m. An after-party will be hosted at the Tiki Hut. www.culturehhi.org/event/hilton-head-island-lantern-parade-3/. The 19th Annual Fishing Tournament takes place on November 25 at 10-11:30 a.m. in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Prizes awarded in tournament categories. Reservations required. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines. com/events. The Dunes House in the Palmetto Dunes Resort hosts an Oyster Roast, November 26 from noon-5 p.m. Tickets are $45 and includes oysters and Lowcountry favorites. (888) 909-9566 or www.palmettodunes. com/duneshouse. On November 26, don’t miss the Caramel


Apple Festival in the Sea Pines Resort. Bring the family for fun fall activities, games, crafts, a bounce house and, of course, caramel apples! 1-3 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or www. seapines.com/events.

Thanksgiving FOOD & Fun On November 13 from 2-3 p.m., Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar presents a cooking demonstration on “Brining and Smoking Turkey & Curried Sweet Potatoes,” led by Resort Executive Chef, Charles Pejeau. (855) 511-0999 or www.alexandersrestaurant.com/cooking-demonstrations. And on November 24, Alexander’s offers a Prix Fixe Thanksgiving meal. Noon-8 p.m. (877) 497-2068 or www.palmettodunesthanksgiving.com. Enjoy the fall colors and wildlife in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with a festive Thanksgiving wagon ride. Cookies and refreshments provided. Rides are offered on November 22, 23 and 25 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.; November 24 and 26 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. www.seapines.com/events. The Palmetto Dunes Resort hosts a Thanksgiving Day Buffet at Centre Court. Enjoy seasonal avorites and all o t e olida xin s Reservations required. Two seatings at 12 and 2:30 p.m. (877) 497-2068 or Thanksgiving@PalmettoDunes.com. Join fellow Islanders for the Annual Community Thanksgiving Day Dinner at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. www.communitythanksgiving.com. Kick off your holiday festivities with a fun, family-friendly Thanksgiving Day scavenger hunt in Harbour Town. $35 per family. Reservations required. (843) 842-1979 or www.

seapines.com/events. On November 25, Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina hosts a day-after-Thanksgiving “Santa & Shopping Day” with specials and sales throughout the harbour shops and restaurants. Kids’ activities take place from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m., including train rides along with holiday music. Santa arrives at noon a oard a re truck or visits and photos. Free event. www.sheltercovehilton. com/santa. On November 25 the Sea Pines Resort’s touring pro for 50 years and former No. 1 player in the world, Stan Smith hosts the annual Thanksgiving Pro Tennis Exhibition and Happy Hour. Exhibition is complimentary. lease ring a canned good to ene t t e Deep Well Project. (843) 363-4495. Head to Tanger Outlets, where every store will offer deep discounts and specials at the annual Tanger After-Thanksgiving Sale. Doors open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday with sales continuing throughout the weekend. (843) 837-5410 or www.tangeroutlet.com/ hiltonhead. Spend the holiday season with your entire family, as Harbour Town will be all lit up and bustling with activities and live entertainment. On November 25, Santa Claus will make an appearance from 5:30-7 p.m. and t e o cial tree lig ting ill take lace prior to a Thanksgiving concert with Gregg Russell from 7:30-9 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or www.seapines.com/events.

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Island Trails and Walking Paths Take the time to enjoy these trails GREEN’S SHELL ENCLOSURE The 3-acre Green’s Shell Enclosure Heritage Preserve is an archaeological site dating back to 1335 A.D. This trail is located near the top of Hilton Head Island, just off of Squire Pope Rd. From the parking area, you will walk on a road to this short, easy trail, which will take you into the past. You will pass a cemetery and cross over a ramp to an overlook at the end of the trail. Green’s Shell Enclosure is a low earthen embankment, two- to six-feet high, that dates back to the Irene Period of 1300 to 1450 A.D. Covering two acres, this embankment was once a orti ed village uilt armers who used shells for everything from tools to objects used for religious rituals. Stay on the trail and do not remove anything from this preserve. Bring insect repellent during the warm months. Hours: Dawn to dusk Directions on Hilton Head Island: From the intersection of US 278 and Squire Pope Rd., turn left into Greens Park. Entrance to the preserve is on the left at the gate. Go around the gate and walk on the road past the cemetery to the entrance ramp. 28 Island Events November 2022

Jarvis Creek Loop

JARVIS CREEK LEISURE LOOP The Leisure Loop at Jarvis Creek Park is an easy .85 mile paved loop. The loop starts behind the restrooms. There’s a small pier at the start of the trail with access to a dock. If you start off counterclock ise ou ll ass a tness station to our le t Pathways extend all over the park and around the lake creating a 1.1 mile loop. Runners, joggers and walkers are all welcome to explore the lakeside paths that extend out into wooded areas. This paved trail is equipped with wooden bridges over marshy areas, so no one has to get their feet too dirty. There are nine pieces of outdoor training equipment in a peaceful area behind a live oak, and the park was designed with exercising in mind! Each station has a set of instructions that explains how to use the equipment and perform the exercise. You even get a beautiful view of the lake while you’re strengthening your core. Hours: Dawn to dusk. Directions: Located off of William Hilton Pkwy.

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AUDUBON NEWHALL PRESERVE The Hilton Head Island Audubon Society owns and operates the Audubon Newhall Preserve, located on Palmetto Bay Rd. It is open to the public at no charge. The Audubon Newhall Preserve is a series of short, easy walking, interconnected trails t roug a t acre nature preserve. A trail guide is available at the entrance. You will see a wide variety of trees and plants, from Florida scrub to native hardwoods. A feature of the preserve is a rare pocosin (the Indian word for bog), which was once a characteristic feature of barrier islands. Hours: Dawn to dusk Directions: From US 278 near the entrance to Hilton Head Island: Turn right onto the Cross Island Parkway. When you reach Palmetto Bay Rd., watch for the Audubon Newhall Preserve sign on the right. From US 278 on the south part of the Island: Drive west to the tra c circle and turn rig t onto Palmetto Bay Rd. Look for the sign on the left.

SEA PINES FOREST PRESERVE An easy walk or ride through a maritime forest and marshland in this well-protected preserve. The preserve has a 4,000-year-old Indian shell ring a ild o er meado it do ens o o er varieties, fresh water lakes suitable or s ing and a ounti ul bird habitat. Shade is plentiful during the summer months. Restrooms, hiltonhead.com

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drinking water and a picnic area are available in the center of the preserve at Fish Island. The land has been sculpted by changing sea levels over t e ast ears and traces o t e rst inhabitants still remain. The Indian Shell Ring is 4,000-years-old and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Length: Approximately 2 miles of walking/hiking nature trails and 6 miles of multi-purpose trails Fees: There is a (per car) fee to enter Sea Pines Resort. Directions: From the entrance to Hilton Head Island: Drive on US 278 and turn right onto the Cross Island ark a ontinue to t e tra c circle on almetto Bay Rd and turn right onto Greenwood Dr. The Sea Pines' gate is in 0.2 miles and the preserve is 1 mile from the gate on the left. Information courtesy of South Carolina Trails https://www.sctrails.net/trails November 2022 Island Events 29


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Alcohol: Drinking/possession of alcohol on Hilton Head’s public beaches is illegal and could result in a fine of up to $500. Liquor stores are not open on Sundays in South Carolina, though you can buy wine and beer in some gas stations and supermarkets.

Roundabouts: You might as well learn to love South Carolina’s roundabouts. They’re everywhere! There are just a few rules to follow in the two-lane roundabout: • The drivers already in the roundabout have the right of way. • Always yield to them before entering the roundabout. • A roundabout is like any other flowing traffic—don’t stop in the middle. • As annoying as it can be to get behind a big slow vehicle, it’s even worse to be stuck beside it in a roundabout. Just wait. • Like with intersections, don’t change lanes while in the roundabout.

Beaches: There are a few rules we all need to keep in mind to ensure a safe experience for everyone who comes to Hilton Head. It is therefore very important to remember that there is: • No sleeping on the beach between midnight and 6 a.m. • No driving on the beach • No horses on the beach • No fires on the beach • No fireworks on the beach (you need a permit to set off fireworks anywhere on Hilton Head, and an offense will result in a misdemeanor and a $500 fine) • No pets on the beach between 10 a.m.-5 p.m. the Friday before Memorial Day through Labor Day


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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 37. (843) 686-6888.

Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Company Tours

www.hiltonheadelectricbicycle.com Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 112 Arrow Rd. Travel along the beautiful Island pathways on your very own electric bicycle led by a certified guide. This 2-hour adventure will visit destinations where your personal tour guide will talk about the local history and natural wildlife of Hilton Head Island. You will be amazed how much ground we will cover on our electric bicycles with little to no effort required. This tour is great for new visitors and families looking for an unforgettable experience. See ad page 37. (843) 686-6888.

LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals

www.hiltonheadbikerental.com The Sea Pines Resort. LowSea Bike, Beach and Baby Rentals is a fully insured, family-owned 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 31. (843) 384-9322.

Pedals

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 45. (843) 842-5522.

Sundance Bike Rental

www.sundancebikerental.com Pope Ave., D-18 on map. GPS: 71 Pope Ave., #A. Visit our bike rental shop to rent beach bike cruisers, mountain bikes, helmets and our large assortment of bike rental accessories, (continued on page 35) hiltonhead.com

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RECREATIONAL PATHWAYS GUIDE

The Town of Hilton Head Island provides nearly 60 miles of public pathways and nature trails for the enjoyment of pedestrians and cyclists.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ON THE PATHS: • Obey all traffic signals and pathway markings. Stop signs must be obeyed for safety. Bicycles are vehicles and must obey SC traffic laws. • Travel the pathways at speeds that allow for the safety of pedestrians and other users. • Never ride within the roadway against traffic. State law requires bicycles to drive like all other vehicles. • Do not ride on roads when a pathway is available. • Ride single file and keep a safe distance from other bicyclists.

please move off the pathway. • Most sections of the pathways are not illuminated. If you must bike at night, please wear light-colored clothing or carry a flashlight. Bicycles must have a red rear reflector and a headlight when biking at night. • When approaching slower pathway users from behind, please sound your warning device, or call out, “Passing on your left.” Always pass on the left. • Bicyclists should always wear a helmet, especially children 12 and under.

• WATCH OUT FOR MOTORISTS! Motorists must yield to pedestrians and bicyclists within marked crossings, but they may not see you.

• Make eye contact and use hand signals. Assume other bicyclists and motorists don’t see you. Hand signals tell motorists and other path users what you intend to do and will ensure everyone’s safety on the paths.

• Yield to pedestrians. When resting or stopped,

• Be courteous, alert and predictable.

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• WHITE DIAMONDS INDICATE RESTRICTED TRAVEL LANE: Travel with the flow of traffic. • WHITE STRIPE & STOP SIGN INDICATE ROAD CROSSING: Stop and look for motorists. • YELLOW CENTER LINE INDICATES TWO-WAY TRAFFIC: Keep to the right. • SEVERAL WHITE DIAGONAL STRIPES INDICATE A CROSSWALK: Watch out for other bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists. • At low tide, the Island’s 12 miles of beaches are ideal for biking. Public beaches are indicated on the Island Events map. • Our map also shows the existing public pathways. Many kiosks are located along the pathways with an Island-wide map on one side and a localized map of the area on the other. hiltonhead.com


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Atlantic Ribbed MUSSELS By Kathleen McMenamin, Master Naturalist

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all brings about a wonderful time in the Lowcountry that allows us to truly appreciate the bounties of our environment. Shellfish harvesting is a large part of our sea island lifestyle. It brings the community together over meals, to bond and appreciate our natural resources. Oysters, clams and ribbed mussels are the major players when it comes to our non-summer harvests. The Atlantic ribbed mussel, Geukensia demissa, is the most common mussel species in our area. They are also known as the horsemussel. They live within the inter-tidal zone, the space between the high and low tide lines. They can be found partially buried in our pluff mud, found among oyster reefs or attached to pilings and other hard substrates. Their natural habitat is found along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. They have been identified from Maine to Florida. They are oval shaped bivalves, named for the prominent ribs running the length of their shell. They have a narrow blunt head that tapers to their connective joint. They are glossy, ranging from olive-brown to olive-black. At times you may be able to find patches of white or yellow on the outside of their shells. The interior of their shell ranges in highly glossy purple hues. During breeding season you can identify males from females by taking a look at the interior soft tissue that encloses the body. Females will be a medium brown tone, while males will be a yellow or cream color. Adult ribbed mussels have been known to live up to 15 years. On average they will reach lengths of up to 10 inches. You can identify the age of a mussel by counting the ribs on the outside of the shell. They will reach their

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maturity at 12 millimeters. Spawning occurs once a year, usually between June and September. Eggs and sperm are released into the water column, where fertilization takes place. It is thought that only 55 percent of larvae will make it through their first year. This is due to severe cold water temperature and freezing in shallow estuaries. They are highly adaptive organisms. They can withstand both significantly high and low salinity levels. They are susceptible to freezing if such weather conditions occur and they can live in temperatures up to 133 degrees Fahrenheit. Mussels are able to move slowly through the estuary, using a muscular foot. They are also able to anchor to hard substrates, using byssus threads (a cluster of fibers), which produce a cement-like substance to ensure their grip. Ribbed mussels are filter feeders. When the tide is high, they will suck water into their shells, where their gills will then remove plankton and algae for the mussel to consume. A single mussel can filter 6.8 liters of water each hour when submerged. If a mussel is covered by water for 12 hours a day, that means they are filtering almost 22 gallons of water each day, per mussel. Because of their consumption of bacteria, South Carolinians do not harvest mussels in the summer months. Warmer water creates more bacteria and thus could be a danger for human consumption. Harvesting season usually occurs in any month with an “R” in it. It is also important to harvest ribbed mussels at a high tide, when their valves continuously open and close. During a low tide, the mussel closes its valve and retains water in its body for the duration of the low tide. By keeping water inside of itself, it is also keeping waste products that can be toxic to human consumption. H2O Sports is a great place to spark curiosity and inspire learning through adventure. For details on water activities, go to www. H2OSports.com.

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which will provide many hours of fun outdoor activity throughout the Island. Hilton Head has many miles of bike paths, which can conveniently take you to the beach, store and more! See ad page 41. (843) 785-8737.

BOAT RENTALS/CRUISES & WATERSPORTS Dolphin Discoveries

www.dolphindiscoverieshiltonhead.com End of Simmons Rd., K-22 on Map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Flipper! Well, maybe not the original Flipper, but we do have “Blackbeard,” “Choppy,” “Nick” and even little baby “Stripes.” Our dolphin friends seem to enjoy the closeup attention, and we do guarantee that we will see dolphins! Our 22’ boat is rated for 14 people, but we limit tours to 6 so your family gets our undivided attention. Bring your camera, and capture memories that will last a lifetime. Couples welcome too! See ad page 47. (843) 684-1911.

Island Head

www.islandheadhhi.com Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23

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on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. With two locations to serve you, Island Head offers premium family-fun water experiences in Hilton Head. We are TripAdvisor Top Rated! Breathtaking tours led by USCG-licensed captains. Enjoy our high-flying parasail for beautiful views of the Island and beyond. Island Head also offers kayaks, paddleboarding, dolphin tours, boat rentals, fishing charters, private charters, and Daufuskie Island trips. Ask about our firework cruises in the summer months. Island Head will take you on an experience you will never forget! See ad pages 43 & 49. Call (843) 686-4386 or visit our website to book your fun!

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 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

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––––––– ACTIVITIES ––––––– 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 HHI nightlife on TripAdvisor. Teens are welcome, if accompanied by a parent. See ad page 9. (843) 681-7757.

VIP Backstage Close-Up Magic Experience

www.comedymagiccabaret.com South Island Sq., F-24 on map. GPS: 843 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Join Comedy Magic Cabaret for an interactive, intimate close-up magic experience in their new backstage close-up theater. Cocktails are served before and during the show! See website for show schedule. Shows run approximately 75-90 minutes featuring top local and national close-up magicians. See ad page 9. (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 a while 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 hiltonhead.com

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 51. (843) 342-8687.

ELECTRIC BIKES/VEHICLES Carolina Rides

www.carolinarides.com E-18 on map. GPS: 59B New Orleans Rd. We electrify fun with our lineup of electric vehicles! Whether you are cruising around town, on the course or on the water, we now offer Moke, Radinn Jetboard, Ellwee Golf Cart or a KaaSpeed Electric Scooter for purchase. You can also rent an iconic Moke electric car today and make your Hilton Head vacation electric! Leave your family car behind and rent a Moke for a day, a weekend or your entire vacation! It’s street legal on roads up to 35 mph, with a range of 40 miles. Feel the open air and turn some heads driving a Moke while you’re on Hilton Head Island. See ad page 39. (844) 213-7433.

Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Company

www.hiltonheadelectricbicycle.com Arrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 112 Arrow Rd. As a family-owned business, Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Company is passionate about excellent customer service and making sure you have a great experience on your ebike. Our custom-manufactured ebikes feature a built-in retractable charging system, LED headlights, cell phone holder, USB charging for devices, premium basket and ulock and a range of up to 100 miles! If you are looking for the experience of a knowlNovember 2022 Island Events 37


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n February of 2020, Jason Bullock started selling Mokes in Georgia and South Carolina. “I was buying up inventory at the same time the world was coming apart with COVID,” he says, shaking his head. “It was an uncertain time, but I was actually really surprised by how many people were looking for fun and unique ways to spend their days during the Pandemic.”

irst t ings rst t oug at is a oke t s a fully customizable, 4-seat electric vehicle with a range of 40 miles,” Jason says, “and it can be charged on a standard household outlet.” And how is it different from a golf cart it a longer ider eel ase and a lo er center o gravit it s muc more comfortable and a lot safer to drive. Plus,” he adds, “everyone is inside the vehicle, facing forward with seat belts.” The other big difference o oil c anges or s ark lugs to s a out. “Electric motors are so simple,” says Jason. “I have zero maintenance issues.” The Mokes began to sell immediately. Sensing that he was onto something, Jason “went on a worldwide search” for other electric vehicles suited for getting around the Lowcountry and beyond. “I was looking for innovative, well-designed and well-built electric machines,” he says. “I chose based on aesthetics and design—I wanted to make sure our offerings were best in class.” So what did e nd ere s t e at tired electric mo ed it a mile range and a top speed of 28mph. “The KAASPEED is absolutely pure in its design, and it s uilt o remium com onents like aeros ace aluminum so ou don t ave to orr a out rust ason ent uses t s also very modular, so you can just pull a piece off and replace it.” Allowed on roads and requiring only 2.5 hours to completely recharge, the KAASPEED is a perfect alternative for the commuter who wants quiet, eco-friendly, and may be looking to reduce fuel expenditures. And, with a rack available that goes on the 38 Island Events November 2022

hitch of a car, SUV, truck or RV, you can take a scooter or two wherever you go t s also ust a reall un a to get around the island, your neighborhood, downtown, the beach, even the golf course.” ut on t e ater t ere s t e adinn electric jet board—a cross between a jet ski and a surf board—that goes up to 35mph and runs for up to 45 minutes at a time t s suc a sim le ell designed board,” Jason says, “there is no jet board better than a Radinn. But what like most is t at it s easier to learn and uicker to master t an ot er oards ve tried, and it goes all sorts of places that oats can t go nd nall t ere s t e a Swedish, multi-purpose, affordable and emissions-free vehicle that functions like a golf cart but has to be seen to be believed! For now, KAASPEEDs, adinns and s are all in stock ut t e okes don t sit on t e lot or long. “If you have kids in their late teens, a board, a scooter or a Moke for the family are all really great gift ideas,” sa s ason e sell nationall and s i them to people all over the country who may not live near a Moke dealership.” ntrigued est drive t e uture toda at Carolina Rides! Carolina Rides 59B New Orleans Rd. (844) 378-6653 www.carolinarides.com

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––––––– ACTIVITIES ––––––– edgeable guide, we are thrilled to offer three guided tours — our Beach Bum Tour, History and Nature Tour and the Bikes and Brews Tour. Start your electric adventure today for memories you won’t forget! See ad page 37. (843) 686-6888.

FISHING/SHRIMPING/CRABBING Island Head

www.islandheadhhi.com Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. With two locations to serve you, Island Head offers premium family-fun water experiences in Hilton Head. We are TripAdvisor Top Rated! Breathtaking tours led by USCG-licensed captains. Enjoy our high-flying parasail for beautiful views of the Island and beyond. Island Head also offers kayaks, paddleboarding, dolphin tours, boat rentals, fishing charters, private charters, and Daufuskie Island trips. Ask about our firework cruises in the summer months. Island Head will take you on an experience you will never forget! See ad pages 43 & 49. Call (843) 686-4386 or visit our website to book your fun!

Kayak Fishing with Kayak Hilton Head

www.facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing End of Simmons Rd., K-22 on Map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. The kids will be talking about the shark they caught the whole way home. Younger kids and even your teenagers will have fun with this! We’re out to catch 1-3’ sharks. An occasional 4’ shark may show up! Perfect size for a photo op, and then we put them back to see another day! Family fun at its best with Kayak Hilton Head! See ad page 47. Call (843) 684-1911 for prices and to make reservations.

GOLF The First Tee of the Lowcountry Campus

www.firstteelowcountry.org Gumtree Rd., O-28 on map. GPS: 151 Gumtree Rd. The First Tee of the Lowcountry Campus is open seven days a week, offering a disc golf course, six-hole par-3 course, driving range, putting green, fishing pond and more. Visit our website to learn more about The First Tee. See ad page 48. (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 hiltonhead.com

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Bald Eagles By Jessie Renew

y any measure, Lowcountry salt marshes are dynamB tidal ic environments throughout the year. Populations of dolphin shift, migrating birds return, fishing strategies change and grasslands alternate between verdant green and rich gold. In November, one particularly welcome sight is the majestic Bald Eagle. Soaring with intention, wings spread flat and wide, this raptor’s identity remains uncertain until I see the flash of white on its head and tail. Bald Eagles begin returning to the Lowcountry in late August, having spent the summer months in and around the Chesapeake Bay. They are our earliest nesters, re-establishing their pair bonds, engaging in courtship behaviors and cooperatively refurbishing their nest in late fall and early winter. Typically, two eggs are laid in huge nests most often built in crags of dead (or minimally foliated) trees high above the ground. Both male and female care for the precious eggs, carefully folding their talons under their feet to prevent piercing them. Incubation generally continues for a month. Bald Eagle chicks are nurtured by both parents and remain in the nest for another two more months or so. Fledglings prepare to leave the nest in March and April. What a sight to see, in early spring, the stretching and flapping of the fledglings as they prepare to fly off on their own. Fledges, by the way, are adult-sized when they leave the nest. And, with the additional down and somewhat longer tail (all the better for the first flying lessons!) they appear to be even bigger than the adults. The distinctive white head and white tail are adult plumage. Generally speak40 Island Events November 2022

ing, it will be several years before the juveniles acquire these signature feathers. My first sightings of a Bald Eagle this year occurred in late August. I was delighted to watch, on one occasion, a single bird circling 50 feet above the surface of the water. Then, with clear intent, the eagle focused on a singular disturbance on the calm water. Extending both legs, then talons forward, it swooped down and captured a fairly large redfish from the river. While it’s not unusual to see eagles on Hilton Head Island, we rarely see this behavior in our area. Generally speaking, eagles prefer carrion, or dead stuff. Interestingly, eagles prefer live quarry during mating season and in the off-season become rather lazy and shift their diet to carrion. Learn something new every day— Get Outside! To book a kayak outing with Outside Hilton Head, call (843) 686-6996 or go to outsidehiltonhead.com. hiltonhead.com


––––––– ACTIVITIES ––––––– 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 35. (843) 671-2586.

KAYAK RENTALS & NATURE TOURS Island Head

www.islandheadhhi.com Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. With two locations to serve you, Island Head offers premium family-fun water experiences in Hilton Head. We are TripAdvisor Top Rated! Breathtaking tours led by USCG-licensed captains. Enjoy our high-flying parasail for beautiful views of the Island and beyond. Island Head also offers kayaks, standup paddleboarding, dolphin tours, boat rentals, fishing charters, private charters, and Daufuskie Island trips. Ask about our firework cruises in the summer months. Island Head will take you on an experience you will never forget! See ad pages 43 & 49. Call (843) 686-4386 or visit our website to book your fun!

Kayak Hilton Head

www.kayakhiltonhead.com (Broad Creek location) End of Simmons Rd., off Marshland Rd., next to Broad Creek hiltonhead.com

Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. See lots 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 47. (843) 684-1910.

MINIATURE GOLF 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 realistic, challenging and exciting miniature golf on the Island. See ad page 35. (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 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.-10 p.m. See ad page 31. (843) 686-4001.

SIGHTSEEING & HISTORY TOURS Hilton Head Distillery

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Toptracer Range at Palmetto Dunes Embracing the Power of Technology

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estled within one of the Island’s most popular resorts, the Robert Trent Jones Oceanfront Golf Course has long been a favorite of the Hilton Head Island golf experience. In the last couple of years, however, it has seen a lot of changes. Director of Golf Clark Sinclair says: “We upgraded our practice facility to put in the new Toptracer Range, making Palmetto Dunes Resort the rst resort in t e entire sout east to introduce this technology. Guests are able to experience interactive golf entertainment powered by the same technology in televised PGA and LPGA Tour events to track the shots of the game’s best players.” The enhanced facility features 14 covered hitting bays, plus a VIP area (recommended for 8-10 people), with high-speed cameras, TV monitors, technology and games. Warm up before you tee it up, practice your swing, challenge your golf buddies to a game or play a virtual round at some of the world’s top courses including Pebble Beach and St. Andrews. Golf stats like launch, speed, curve and other data analysis are shown to the player once they hit the ball — all delivered in real time. There are eight experience options, including the recently added Toptracer30: Virtual Golf, Closest to the Pin, Go Fish, Approach Challenge, Points Game, Warm Up & My Practice. Toptracer30 consists of 30 shots: nine tee shots and 21 approach shots. At the end of the game, an estimated performance handicap, a total game score, and personalized insights are generated, which you can then use to improve your skills.

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Guests can even enjoy night play at Toptracer Range, seasonally & weather permitting. Food & beverage options are available at certain times of the day with casual seating available. The range menu features handheld options, soft drinks, beer, wine and mixed drinks are also available on the range. “At Palmetto Dunes’ Toptracer Range the main focus remains meeting the needs of golfers on our tee sheet to warm up before their round,” says Sinclair, who has been at Palmetto Dunes for almost 40 years. “The Toptracer features & games are always turned on and guests are welcome to use it or not. By making a reservation for Toptracer Range, you ensure a space is available for you, and an added bonus is rental clubs are included in all advance reservations.” “Our guests really appreciate that this is an experience the whole family can enjoy,” says Sinclair. “Especially on rainy days, some o our guests ave a ard time nding un things to do on the Island. Children and adults o all ages and a ilit levels ill nd a variety of fun and skill-based games that t t eir needs t o tracer ange ro er golf attire is required. Resort casual attire is recommended, including collared shirts, close-toed shoes, non-beachwear, etc. For details and bay rentals, please visit www.PalmettoDunesToptracerRange.com or call (844) 546-8943. Toptracer Range is located at 7 Trent Jones Ln. (Photos: Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort) hiltonhead.com


––––––– ACTIVITIES ––––––– Cardinal Rd., L-34 on map. GPS: 14 Cardinal Rd. Here at Hilton Head Distillery, our approach is simple: A great drinking experience should be shared with great people. With a new and improved tour, tasting options for all ages (21 and over to consume alcohol), exceptionally drinkable spirits and a relaxed, familyfriendly environment, we embrace the idea that enjoying craft spirits is a unique voyage best shared. So grab your crewmates and join us for a drink or two. See ad page 9. For more information, call (843) 686-4443 or visit our website.

Old Town Trolley Tours

www.trolleytours.com 234 MLK Jr. Blvd. The original ON/OFF tours of Savannah, GA, and endorsed by the Historic Savannah Foundation. Just forty-five minutes from Hilton Head, hop on and off all day to see more than 100 attractions on your tour of Savannah. Pickup and drop-off approximately every 20 minutes at 15 convenient stops. (912) 208-6940.

SPECIAL PERFORMANCE Hilton Head Dance Theatre’s The Nutcracker hiltonhead.com

www.hiltonheaddance.com Seahawk Cultural Center, Hilton Head High School, O-29 on map. GPS: 70 Wilborn Rd. Get ready for a Lowcountry holiday tradition that has wowed audiences since 1985! Hilton Head Dance Theatre presents The Nutcracker this year at the Seahawk Cultural on November 11,12, 18 and 19 at 7:30 p.m.; matinee performances take place on November 13 and 20 at 2:30 p.m. This is a performance the whole family will enjoy. See ad page 15. Visit hiltonheaddance.com or call the box office at (843) 842-3262 to purchase tickets.

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 even has cultural festivals and educational outreach, and proves 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 5. (843) 842-2787. November 2022 Island Events 43


Kids Catch Lifelong Memories Fishing By Capt. Miles Altman, Bayrunner Fishing Charters

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y earliest fishing memories took place in Puerto Rico. Being a Navy brat, my dad was stationed there for three years. I was blessed to have a Japanese lady angel by the name of Jeannie take me under her wing. Jeannie was married to a sailor buddy of my dad’s, and she had a passion for fishing that matches anyone I have run across in all of my years of fishing. I was charged with collecting the bait, which was hermit crabs. These critters were everywhere in Puerto Rico. As soon as I had a croaker sack full to the point I couldn’t carry anymore, I’d go to Miss Jeannie’s house. She’d grab the rods, and we would head over to the long piers that jutted out into the clear Puerto Rican waters to enjoy an afternoon of fishing. Cracking the hermit crab’s shell with a hammer exposed the soft tail. This was the “hot” bait, hermit crab tail. Many snapper, grunts and jacks would fall to this delicacy. Not only were many fish hooked, but so was I. I don’t think I could forget Jeannie if I wanted to. A few years later, my stepfather, also a Navy man,

stepped into my life and expanded my love of fishing. Stationed in Oregon, he would take me to the Columbia River, where we would tip hooks with salmon eggs and catch trout and steelhead. With the patience of Job, he schooled me in the art of using spinning tackle. I hold great memories of introducing my kids, Caleb and Sarah to fishing. Caleb has been fishing for years and has a 45 pound cobia and a 35 pound mahi under his belt. Sarah can tell you about the time she caught six butterfish all at once. These are experiences I would not trade for any amount of money. When’s the last time you took a kid fishing? Or for that matter, when’s the last time you took yourself fishing? Maybe it’s time to make some priceless memories and enjoy the waters of this coastal paradise. Capt. Miles Altman of Bayrunner Fishing Charters has more than 50 years experience fishing the waters surrounding Hilton Head Island. The Finatic boat accommodates up to 12 passengers. Go to www. bayrunnerfishinghiltonhead.com or contact Miles at (843) 290-6955 to book an unforgettable charter fishing trip.


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son with the Hilton Head Dance Theatre’s annual production of The Nutcracker. A performance the whole family will enjoy! Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. Seahawk Cultural Center, 70 Wilborn Rd. For more information, visit www.hiltonheaddance.com.

November 11-12

The Hilton Head Oyster Festival takes place this weekend! On November 11 at the Shelter Cove Community Park from 5-8 p.m., enjoy all you can eat steamed oysters, Lowcountry boil, pulled pork, seafood chowder and chili. Drinks sold separately. Live music performed by Crosstown Traffic. $55 for adults and $45 for children. On November 12 at the Lowcountry Celebration Park from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., enjoy live music and browse local artisan pop-up shops. Food, beverages and kid’s activities are sold separately. You must download the CrowdBlink app to purchase tickets and pay within the festival. For more information, visit www.hiltonheadoysterfestival.com.

November 11

Join the Sea Pines Forest Preserve Foundation for their 10th Annual Bonfire Fundraiser. The evening includes cocktails, a Lowcountryinspired menu, live music and a bonfire. Proceeds benefit capital replacement projects throughout the Forest Preserve. 4:307:30 p.m. For ticket purchases and more information, call (843) 671-1343. hiltonhead.com

November 12

Christ Lutheran Church hosts The Annual Holiday Craft and Bake Sale sponsored by the Hilton Head Plantation Crafters. Hundreds of unique handmade items and home-baked goods will be for sale. Admission is free. Come early for the best selection. All proceeds benefit Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 829 Wm. Hilton Pkwy.

November 12

The Hilton Head Island Lantern Parade takes place form 5-8 p.m. The parade is a free event and an opportunity for the surrounding community and visitors to celebrate the history, ecology and people of Hilton Head Island. The only requirement to participate is having a lantern. Lineup for the parade begins at the Alder Lane beach access. The parade will step off at 5:45 p.m., right after sunset, and travel north along South Forest beach up to Coligny Beach Park. An after-party will be hosted at the Tiki Hut by the parade’s hotel partner, Beach House Resort. For more information, visit www.culturehhi.org/event/ hilton-head-island-lantern-parade-3.

November 13

Gather round the table for a cooking demonstration on “Brining and Smoking Turkey & Curried Sweet Potatoes” at Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar, led by Resort Executive Chef, Charles Pejeau! All demonstrations are $25 per person and include a glass of sparkling wine and a culinary gift to take home. All proceeds will be given to the Palmetto Dunes Employee Assistance Program. 2-3 p.m. For more information and reservations, November 2022 Island Events 45


Island Tides NOVEMBER 2022 Tides based on the Savannah River Entrance To calculate Skull Creek entrance, add 24 minutes * Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday, November 6 at 2 a.m. TUES

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Alexander’s Restaurant & Wine Bar is delighted to host “MADSI Agricola Vineyards.” This special wine dinner features a selection of wonderful wine along with spectacular food, live music and lively conversation. 6-9 p.m. 76 Queens Folly Rd. $130 per person (includes tax and gratuity). Register early while space hiltonhead.com

is available. For more information and to register, call (855) 511-0999 daily after 12 noon or visit www.alexandersrestaurant. com/wine-dinner-registrations.

November 22-26

Enjoy a festive Thanksgiving wagon ride as we marvel at the fall colors along with the abundant plants and wildlife in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Cookies and refreshments are provided before the tour. $18 per adult and $16 for ages 12 and younger. Rides are offered on November 22, 23 and 25 at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.; November 24 and 26 at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. Reservations are required. For

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The Stan Smith Thanksgiving Tennis Academy takes place from 9 a.m.-noon. Spend the mornings with Stan Smith, former US Open and Wimbledon champion and US Olympic men’s tennis coach. This is a unique opportunity for participants to learn from Stan and get to know one of the legends of the sport. Adults only. $319 per person. 5 Lighthouse Ln. Reservations are required. For reservations and more information, call (843) 363-4495 or visit www.seapines.com/events.

November 24

Have a no-fuss Thanksgiving celebration at Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort with the Big Jim’s Thanksgiving To-Go Family Pack. The family pack feeds 4-6 people for $130 and includes 3 lbs. of herb-roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, choice of 2 sides and choice of dessert. Add-ons are available. Pickup or delivery. For more information, call (877) 497-2068 or email Thanksgiving@PalmettoDunes.com.

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The Palmetto Dunes Resort hosts a Thanksgiving Buffet at Centre Court. The buffet features fall salad, charcuterie board, carving station with roasted strip loin, carved turkey breast, sausage cornbread stuffing, pumpkin and pecan pie, a Bloody Mary and Mimosa bar, cookie decorating station for kids and more! $65 for adults and $30 for kids which includes tax and gratuity. Reservations are required. Two seatings are available: 12 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. 20 Carnoustie Rd. For reservations and more information, call (877) 497-2068 or email Thanksgiving@PalmettoDunes.com.

November 24

Join fellow islanders for the Annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner at Hudson’s Seafood House on the Docks from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 1 Hudson Rd. For more information, visit www. communitythanksgiving.com.

November 24

Alexander’s Restaurant and Wine Bar offers a Prix Fixe Thanksgiving meal. Noon-8 p.m. For the complete menu, reservations and more information, call (877) 497-2068 or visit www. palmettodunesthanksgiving.com.

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November 25

and take photos. The first 250 kids will be given a gingerbread cookie to take home, provided by Hilton Head Social Bakery! Free event. Please bring a new unwrapped toy or canned item for the Deep Well Project. For more information, visit www.sheltercovehilton.com/santa.

November 25

The 19th Annual Fishing Tournament takes place at 10-11:30 a.m. Fish for bass, bream and catfish at Fish Island in the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Do your best to win a prize in one of the tournament categories. Reservations are required. $12 per person or $18 per person includes a fishing pole. For reservations and more information, call (843) 842-1979 or visit www.seapines.com/events.

The Sea Pines Resort’s touring pro for 50 years and former No. 1 player in the world, Stan Smith hosts the annual Thanksgiving Pro Tennis Exhibition and Happy Hour. Receive helpful tips, enjoy complimentary refreshments and win prizes in the raffle! The exhibition is complimentary; however, a canned good to benefit the Deep Well Project is requested. For more information, call the Sea Pines Racquet Club at (843) 363-4495.

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Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina hosts a dayafter-Thanksgiving “Santa & Shopping Day” with specials and sales throughout the harbour shops and restaurants. Kids’ activities take place from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. including train rides along with holiday music. Bring the kids and grandkids to meet Santa, listen to holiday classics and shop for special gifts. Santa arrives at noon aboard a fire truck at the Neptune Statue for children to share their Christmas list hiltonhead.com

Head to Tanger Outlets where every store will offer deep discounts and specials at the annual Tanger After-Thanksgiving sales. Doors open at 6 a.m. on Black Friday with sales continuing throughout the weekend. For more in ormation visit www.tangeroutlet.com/ hiltonhead or call

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––––––––– CALENDAR ––––––––– son with your entire family as Harbour Town will be bustling with activities and live entertainment! Stroll along the harbour and enjoy the illuminated seasonal figures, Santa Claus will make an appearance from 5:30-7 p.m. and the official tree lighting will take place prior to a very special Thanksgiving concert with Gregg Russell, from 7:30-9 p.m., under the Liberty Oak Tree. While enjoying the holiday season, help the Deep Well Project make a difference in someone’s life by dropping off a couple of canned goods or a new, unwrapped child’s toy in the well by the Liberty Oak stage. Complimentary. 149 Lighthouse Rd. For a complete schedule of entertainment and activities, call (843) 842-1979 or visit www.seapines.com.

November 26

The Dunes House hosts an Oyster Roast from noon-5 p.m. Tickets are $45 and includes oysters as well as a buffet of Lowcountry favorites including a Dunes House Fish Taco bar! Drinks will be available for purchase. 4 Queens Folly Rd in the Palmetto Dunes Resort. In case of inclement weather, the event will be moved to Centre Court. For more information, call (888) 909-9566 or visit www.palmettodunes. com/duneshouse.

November 26

Don’t miss the Caramel Apple Festival in the Sea Pines Resort! Bring the family to the Heritage Farm for a fun afternoon of fall activities, including caramel apples, games, crafts, a bounce house and more. 1-3 p.m. Rates vary based on activities. For more information, call (843) 842-1979 or visit www.seapines.com/events.

November 27-28

The Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra kicks off the holiday season with two Thanksgiving weekend Holiday Pops performances on November 27 at 4 p.m. and November 28 at 7:30 p.m. This Lowcountry tradition will feature the HHSO Chorus and its director, Michael Schwartzkopf, 2022 YCC winner and cellist Ewan Manalo along with operatic sensation Jennifer Cherest in a program of holiday classics and new favorites. First Presbyterian Church, 540 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. For more information, call (843) 842-2055 or visit www.hhso.org.

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What Football and Golf Have in Common By Doug Weaver, Director of Instruction, Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy

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ootball and golf are wildly different sports, there’s no doubt about it. From team vs. solo play and the attire of the game to the pace of play and the pitch of the sounds around you, there are many elements that separate. But it’s also worth looking at the similarities of the two games to understand them better. To start, golf and football are both games in ic mental tness means a lot. Both sports are played outside in most weather conditions, which can affect the outcome of play. The right equipment also matters in both cases, as does pinpoint accuracy. But to drill down a little further, I would argue that the similarities really come down to the following: 1. Tactics. The development of tactics to overcome the opposition is key. 2. Tactical discipline. Golfers and football players must make a game plan and stick to it. 3. Knowledge of the rules. Missteps with the rules of the game can reak avoc on a oot all eld and in a

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golfer’s game. 4. Technical skills. The technical skills required for excellence in both games requires constant drilling and attention. There’s no getting away from it! Dr. Bob Rotella said that golf is not a game of perfect, and I agree. But longtime football coach Vince Lombardi may have said it best: “Perfection is not attainable, but if we chase perfection, we can catch excellence.” Ready to give it a go? Come see me! Carolina’s PGA Teacher of the Year, Doug Weaver is the Director of Instruction at the Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy. He conducts “Where Does the Power Come From?” a free interactive clinic and demonstration every Monday from 4-5 p.m. at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course. Volunteer for a free lesson and some will win prizes! Call (866) 455-6890 or go to www.palmettodunes.com for more information. hiltonhead.com


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A Day on the Water

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ife on Hilton Head Island revolves around the water, and few places offer so many opportunities to enjoy this liquid asset. From Broad Creek to the Calibogue Sound, the Intracoastal Waterway to the Atlantic Ocean, freshwater lagoons to brackish backwaters, you’re just moments away from a great day on the water.

Launch & Land

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ing charters and ecotours, as well as signature restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Explore the famous candy-striped Lighthouse in Harbour Town, the Mediterranean charm of Shelter Cove Harbour, the New England-style fishing village of South Beach Marina, the Key West atmosphere of Palmetto Bay Marina and the hidden charms of Broad Creek Marina, Skull Creek Marina and Hilton Head Harbor.

Bike the Beach

Hilton Head Island’s 12 miles of hardpacked, white-sand beaches provide the perfect playground for any age, at hiltonhead.com


any time of year. Rent a beach cruiser to explore the strand at your own pace. Locals know that low tide is the perfect time to ride along the beach, when the sand is flat and hard-packed.

Dolphin Days

Have you ever seen Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin in the wild? Don't miss the chance to take a local dolphin tour, where you'll see dolphin in their natural habitat and learn about their amazing behavior. A dolphin tour offers a family-friendly way to spend the day out on the water and to see these incredible mammals in action.

Courtesy of Miles Altman

Go Wild

A natural setting for adventure, discover the wild side of the Island and the amazing array of animals that call it home. Enjoy a shark fishing excursion, alligator adventure or bird-watching tour to view the Island’s wild inhabitants.

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Reel Fun

Paddle Time

Sail Away

Fly High

Bait your hook and head out for a day of deep sea, inshore or shark fishing with experienced boat captains who know the secret spots. Or drop a line into the nearest lagoon, cast a shrimp net or try surf fishing on the beach to see what you can catch (and release!) this season. Let the wind fill your sails as you salute the sunset on a Happy Hour Cruise, hail a water taxi to neighboring Daufuskie Island, spend a few hours or all day sightseeing, sign up for sailing lessons or rent a boat to play your way. hiltonhead.com

Experience the Island’s wildlife up close on a guided kayak or canoe trip through calm tidal creeks and Lowcountry marshlands. Choose from customized family adventures, corporate retreats, team building exercises or camps for kids, tweens and teens. Just don’t forget your camera to capture picture-perfect moments. Get an unforgettable bird’s-eye view of the Lowcountry on a helicopter ride, or spend a few thrilling hours on an aerial adventure ziplining through majestic oaks and pine trees at water’s edge. Either way, you'll enjoy an amazing view of the Island and all its beauty. November 2022 Island Events 55


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 Freedom 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 15 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 Freedom 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.

Designated Swimming Areas:

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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. hiltonhead.com


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 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., 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. It is illegal to allow pets to chase or harass wildlife. - Information and photography provided by the Town of Hilton Head Island and Shore Beach Service

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Pg. 47 The First Tee of the Lowcountry Pg. 48 HiltonHead.com Pg. 3 Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Company Pg. 37 Island Head Watersports Pgs. 43 & 49 Kayak Hilton Head Pg. 47 Lawton Stables Pg. 35 Legendary Golf Pg. 35 LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals Pg. 31 Old Town Trolley Tours Pg. 63 Pedals Pg. 45 Pirate’s Island Pg. 31 Savannah Riverboat

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Palmera Inn and Suites

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34. ____ is time for the Daufuskie Difference. 35. Symbol for element lanthanum. 37. Hot Plug: Abbr. 38. Enjoyment. 40. A month in the Hebrew calendar. 41. Pure Salt Studios for state of the ____ infrared sauna. 44. Moisten or soak fibers. 46. While in the Lowcountry, try this smoked. 47. Old Town Trolley – ____ parking with on/off tour. 48. Ever: Poetic. 49. Note in the scale. 50. To bind. 51. Greek letter. 53. Symbol for element didymium. 54. Peruvian plant raised for its edible tubers. 56. Ultraviolet light: Abbr. 57. The form of the indefinite article used before words. 58. Spelling: Abbr. 59. Roads and Highways Department: Abbr. 60. Seashore Vacations – You will ____ in contact with a highly qualified agent who is committed to making your vacation the best it can be.

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access to all of our resort activities. Opposite of high. Sheep. LowSea Bikes, Beach & Baby Rentals – We provide quality equipment for the ____ family. Vibrations that travel through the air and can be heard when they reach a person’s ear. Dolphin Discoveries located at the ____ of Simmons Rd. The First Tee of the Lowcountry – ____ dollars a day. Pirate’s Island Golf – See pirates and prisoners in a ____. Chocolate Canopy – Our quality chocolates ____ created by hand. Angler’s quarry, ____ drum. Golfer __ __ Points. Depart from. Emergency fund: Abbr. Tanger Outlets – Enjoy all ____ great food selections throughout the Tanger Outlets. Handy thing to have in a boat. Top Dawg Tavern ____ the perfect place to grab a bite to eat and have a drink. Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Co. for the History & ____ Tour. Man’s nickname. Island Quilters – ____ are the exclusive home of the Hilton Head Island Batiks. Tanger Outlets for great quality and outstanding ____. Clothing. Multilateral Investment Fund: Abbr. University of Houston: Abbr. Legendary Golf – Ask about our ____ day play special. Bubba’s Cabin Lowcountry Outfitters for all your fishing ____ and supplies. Sundance Bike Rental – Visit our shop to rent ____ bike cruisers. Latin about. Town in Honduras. Island Head for a private charter or a Daufuskie Island ____. Captain Hook Party Fishing Boat for a ____ and a half hour offshore wreck fishing trip. Savannah Riverboat Cruises – Join us ____ Thanksgiving Day lunch and dinner. Bath ____. Kayak Hilton Head – We specialize ____ family and recreational kayaking. Pedals – See ____ for money saving offer.

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