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for Hilton Head’s roads and pathways, a guide to our wonderful parks and beaches. For a rundown of events you won’t want to miss, check out our “Highlights” for the month of September and be sure to take a look at this issue’s Calendar of Events. Also, our curated Dining, Shopping and Activities listings will help guide you to Hilton Head’s most exciting offerings. To further explore the Lowcountry and the Coastal Empire, check out hiltonhead.com, bluffton.com, savannah.com, beaufort.com and stsimonsisland.com. As always, all of our “priceless” publications are available online 24/7. Hilton Head has been delighting visitors for generations with its atmosphere that is both exciting and restful, familiar and surprising. We hope your time on our cozy, 12-mile Island transports you to a place where worries can’t follow. Have a wonderful stay and come back to see us soon!

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CONTENTS

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Island Flavors

Island Calendar

Activities and Events

Dark Pineapple Bikini Martini

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Hilton Head History Island Style

Horoscope – September Highlights – September Recreational Pathways Guide The Importance of Salt Marshes

Island Tides – September Golf for Better Health

By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort

Public Boat Landings

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Tackling Tarpon

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Island Beaches

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By Capt. Miles Altman, Bay Runner Fishing Charters

Events Puzzle

By Jo Emery

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Welcome

Dining & Lounges Arts & Services Shopping Activities

Puzzle Answer

Directory of Advertisers

Map of Hilton Head Island

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About Our Cover Caden O’Donnell receives instruction from Ashleigh Mead, with First Tee of the Lowcountry, while his brother’s Colton and Carson observe. Photography by Joyce Harkins, Hilton Head Island Photography, Inc. hiltonhead.com


DINING Comedy Magic Cabaret

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 crewmates and join us for a drink or two. See ad page 11. For more information, call (843) 686-4443 or visit our website.

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. 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 9. (843) 681-7757.

www.hiltonheadyachtcharter.com Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Experience luxurious Caribbean-style yacht chartering with Hilton Head Yacht Charter. They offer exciting day and elegant evening cruises. Relax and enjoy your favorite cocktail, while our chef prepares your favorite gourmet lunch. All evening cruisers choose their dinner theme, as the executive chef and concierge plan every detail. Call to reserve your charter. See ad page 64. (843) 842-7002.

Hilton Head Distillery

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina

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 hiltonhead.com

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www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com Mid-Island, across from the entrance to Palmetto Dunes, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina is the perfect place for a bite to eat or some shopping. There are seven waterfront dining September 2021 Island Events 9


ISLAND FUDGE SHOPPE 1 N. Forest Beach Dr., Unit E-2 (843) 842-4280 islandfudge.com

HILTON HEAD DISTILLERY

TOP DAWG TAVERN

14 Cardinal Rd. (843) 686-4443 hiltonheaddistillery.com

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

SHELTER COVE HARBOUR RESTAURANTS 1 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 548-0532 sheltercovehiltonhead.com


DINING choices, ranging from a local ice cream shop to fine dining. Also, a wide array of boutique shops along the Shelter Cove Harbour promenade. Wi-Fi internet access available. See ad pages 21 & 29. (844) 245-5162.

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. A complimentary bus service runs between the two shopping centers daily from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.7 p.m. For a listing of dining options, visit our website. See ad page 2. (843) 837-5410.

Top Dawg Tavern

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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 15. (843) 785-5600.

Up the Creek Pub & Grill

www.upthecreekpubandgrill.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. A family-friendly, waterfront restaurant overlooking Broad Creek Marina, the marshes and live oaks. Pet friendly, too. Highlights include Broad Creek burgers, buffalo chicken dip, BBQ and super hush puppies. Seafood and salads as well. Nothing like sittin’ and chillin’ with a cold craft beer on their outside decks. No reservations. Located next to Adventure Hilton Head, featuring GoKarts, zipline canopy tour and 6-rope challenge courses. See ad page 41. (843) 681-3625. September 2021 Island Events 11


CHOCOLATE CANOPY

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

HARBOUR TOWN RESTAURANTS

149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 671-2704 experienceharbourtown.com

COMEDY MAGIC CABARET

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

KILWINS

28 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 785-2727 kilwins.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 ping-pong. Courts and equipment are available to rent. 4 Queens Folly Rd. Reservations recommended. (8 ) 4 -31 or www.palmettodunes.com.

Ongoing

The First Tee of the Lowcountry is open to the public daily. Amenities include a six-hole par-3 golf course, driving range, two USGA greens, short-game practice area, nine-hole disc golf course and stocked fishing pond. Admission includes unlimited use of the facility. 151 Gumtree Rd. (843) 686-2680 or www.firstteelowcountry.org.

Ongoing

Trail rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preserve with Lawton Stables. Meander through the preserve on horseback for the true feel of the untouched Lowcountry. Trail riders must be at least 8 years old. 190 Greenwood Dr. Reservations required. (843) 671-2586 or www.lawtonstables.com.

Ongoing

Complimentary Tanger Shopper Shuttle between the two shopping centers, 12-5 p.m. daily. Shuttles depart Tanger 1 behind Shopper Services and across from Saks Fifth Avenue Off 5th every 30 minutes on the hour and Tanger 2 behind Shopper Services and at the Salty Dog Restaurant at 15 and 45 after the hour. 1414 and 1256 Fording Island Rd. (843) 837-5410 or www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead.

Ongoing

The Harbour Town Yacht Basin offers private fishing charters 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

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CALENDAR to overnight trips to the Gulf Stream, 70 miles offshore. All items are provided, and catch will be cleaned at the docks. Reservations required. 149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 363-8335 or www.seapines.com/fishing.

Ongoing

You will find something fascinating for the whole family at The Coastal Discovery Museum. Let us inspire you with our exhibits, childrens’ activities and adult classes, where you will learn about our environment, 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. (843) 689-6767. www.coastaldiscovery.org.

Monday-Saturday

Visit the Hilton Head Distillery to taste their world-class spirits. They use fresh molasses, sourced from Savannah, GA, as the foundational ingredient for all the spirits, ensuring that every batch is measured, cut and blended with a careful artisanal hand. The tasting 14 Island Events September 2021

room is family-friendly, having a seating area for children complete with games, books and other activities. $15 per person, which includes a souvenir shot glass. Call to confirm dates and times. 14 Cardinal Rd. (843) 686-4443 or www.hiltonheaddistillery.com.

Mondays

“Where Does the Power Come From?” complimentary golf clinic and exhibition, led by former PGA Tour Pro Doug Weaver on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Course in Palmetto Dunes, 4 p.m. 7 Trent Jones Ln. (843) 785-1138 or www.palmettodunes.com.

Tuesdays

The Island’s history comes to life at the Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum Costumed Cemetery Tour, with a trip back in time, featuring costumed tour guides sharing fascinating stories of Hilton Head Island’s past. Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Explore the Island’s oldest structure and learn about the planters who built it. You’ll learn their stories of the Colonial-era on the Island and more as you tour one of the Island’s most intriguing sites. (continued on page 51) hiltonhead.com


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HILTON HEAD HISTORY

Hilton Head Island has a long and rich history of visitors. Thousands of Years Ago

Native Americans came to hunt and fish.

1663

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.”

1861-1865

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. 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.

Late 1950s

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. His determination that no building be “higher than the tallest tree,” as well as his rejection of neon signs, became central to the Island’s character.

ARTS & SERVICES BEACH GEAR/BABY ITEM RENTALS Hilton Head Outfitters

www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Hilton Head Outfitters offers everything you need for a day at the beach. The sport and beach rental gear includes beach chairs and umbrellas, standup paddleboards, surfboards and fishing rods, along with single and double 16 Island Events September 2021

1520s

Conquistadors explored the area.

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.

Post Civil War - 1956

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.

Today

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 third time, this family-friendly sea island combines luxury, adventure and charm. jogging strollers. Call or go online for reservations and information. See ad page 47. (844) 245-5164.

Island Cruisers Bike Rentals

www.hhibikes.com New Orleans Rd., E-18 on map, GPS: 59B New Orleans Rd. We provide free Islandwide pickup and delivery. With our bikes, beach and baby equipment rentals, we help make your Hilton Head vacation fun and worry-free. See ad page 43. (843) 785-4321. hiltonhead.com


SUMMER TOURS ZION CEMETERY & BAYNARD MAUSOLEUM COSTUMED CEMETERY TOUR

HISTORIC FT. MITCHEL TOUR

Costumes supported by Bargain Box

TUESDAYS AT 10:30AM

THURSDAYS AT 10:30AM

Visit the gravesites of four Revolutionary War heroes and find out about the bloody skirmish that was fought just steps away. Corner of Hwy. 278 & Mathews Dr.

Fort Mitchel contains the remains of a coastal defense battery erected in 1862 to protect the Port Royal Sound by way of Skull Creek from incursions by Confederate gunboats. 65 Skull Creek Dr., Hilton Head Plantation $15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

$15/ADULT • $10/CHILD

Registration required. Book online at heritagelib.org/Tours

ARTS & SERVICES 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 36. (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 in Hilton Head Plantation and the Historic Zion Cemetery and Baynard Mausoleum on the corner of William Hilton Pkwy. and Mathews Dr. See ad page 17. (843) 686-6560. hiltonhead.com

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 59. (843) 842-2787.

VACATION RENTALS 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. See ad page 5. (843) 758-7774 or (877) 874-7244. September 2021 Island Events 17


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SEPTEMBER 2021:

Fall for what you love this September and bring home something that suits your style from the boutiques, specialty shops and factory outlet stores found in the Hilton Head Island area.

Sweet Island Fudge Shoppe 1 . or r. Unit E-2 (843) 842-4280 islandfudge.com

Sculpted Island Quilters Park Plaza 33 r Rd. (843) 842-4500 islandquilters.com

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

Call retailers for availability of featured merchandise.


Shiny

Sensational Camp Hilton Head Coligny Plaza 1 . or r. Unit L-1 (843) 686-4877

Harbour Town 14 o Rd. . (843) 671-3600 camphiltonhead.com

Shelter Cove Harbour Shops 1 r o . (844) 245-5162 sheltercovehiltonhead.com

Scholastic Bubba's Cabin Lowcountry Outfitters 612 William Hilton Pkwy. (843) 785-3971 bubbascabin.com

Southern Southern Tide r o r o r 17 r o r d . . (843) 686-9160 southerntidehiltonhead.com


SHOPPING CLOTHING Camp Hilton Head

www.camphiltonhead.com Harbour Town (near the Lighthouse), H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd.; Coligny Plaza (oceanside), C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. For the past 35 years, the latest styles in unique, imprinted resort wear for kids and adults, and specialized Hilton Head gifts and souvenirs, have been available to “Take Hilton Head Home.” Logoed casual clothing, hats, dresses and specialty items are available. Open daily. See ad page 25. (843) 671-3600, (843) 671-4633 or (843) 686-4877.

Hilton Head Shirt Company

www.camphiltonhead.com The Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 890 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. The Hilton Head Shirt Company has a large selection of screen-printed T-shirts, sweatshirts, hats and dresses, as well as souvenir and gift items. Come check out the large selection of Life 20 Island Events September 2021

is Good and Simply Southern merchandise. Imprinted and specialty clothing are great for the whole family! Open daily. See ad page 25. (843) 686-5099.

Southern Tide Signature Store

www.southerntidehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina, adjacent to the Neptune Statue. I-26 on map. GPS: 17 Harbourside Ln. Southern Tide is known for the finest, most comfortable styles of apparel and accessories for men, women and kids that deliver quality and experience. Come check out Southern Tide today! See ad page 23. (843) 686-9160.

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 hiltonhead.com


SHELTER COVE HARBOUR & MARINA

Dine. Shop. Stroll.

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ENTERTAINMENT 5:30 - 9:30 P.M. AT PARTICIPATING RESTAURANTS

APPAREL / JEWELRY / GIFTS / FINE ART Christmas on the Harbour • Dream Boutique Nash Gallery • Neptune’s Niche • Treasure Island Southern Tide Signature Store Tradewinds Trinkets & Treasures • Pure Salt Studios

DINING / TREATS A&M Provisions • Bistro 17 • ELA’S On The Water Frosty’s Italian Ices and More • Hilton Head Social Bakery Scott’s Fish Market • San Miguel’s Restaurant TOS Wine Bar • Top Dawg Tavern NEW!

SERVICES Harbourmaster’s Office/Ship’s Store Memory Lane Portraits • Pure Salt Studios Salon Shelter Cove

BOATS / MARINE Harbourside Yacht Sales • Ship’s Store/Marina Office

REAL ESTATE / VILLA RENTALS

LIVE MUSIC

plus two restaurants featuring light appetizers & drink specials for purchase.

SEPTEMBER SHOWS* THURSDAYS • 6-9 P.M.

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TOURS, FISHING & WATER SPORTS

Deas Guyz Target The Band featuring Headliner Horns Target The Band featuring Headliner Horns Deas Guyz

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Marina Charters & Water Sports Kiosk • Outside Hilton Head LOCATED MID-ISLAND, MILE MARKER 8, ACROSS THE ENTRANCE TO PALMETTO DUNES.

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SHOPPING 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 20. (843) 842-4567.

Island Fudge Shoppe

www.islandfudge.com Coligny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Celebrating 40 years in business, here you will find 16 flavors of homemade fudge and a wide variety of hand-dipped chocolates and candies, all made from scratch with the finest ingredients available. They also offer corporate gifts, a large selection of gift boxes and accessories. Locally owned and operated. Don’t miss out on the pralines every Friday! Shipping available. See ad page 22. (843) 842-4280.

Kilwins

Shelter Cove Towne Centre, G-27 on map. GPS: 28 Shelter Cove Ln. Kilwins offers a variety of ice cream, cased chocolates, hand-paddled fudge, caramels and other confectionary creations! Located in Shelter Cove Towne Centre across from World of Beer and Francesca’s. Open daily. See ad page 25. (843) 785-2727.

OUTLETS Hilton Head Shirt Company

www.camphiltonhead.com The Fresh Market Shoppes. G-22 on map. GPS: 890 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Tanger Outlet 2. Hwy. 278 Mainland on map. GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. A large selection of screen-printed sweatshirts, jackets, shorts, hats, dresses and embroidered polo shirts, as well as souvenir and gift items for everyone! See ad page 25. Fresh Market Shoppes: (843) 686-5099. Tanger 2 store: (843) 837-9333.

Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com Shop Tanger Outlets, located 1 and 2 miles west of Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1, GPS: 1256 Fording Island Rd. and Tanger 2, GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Tanger Outlets is home to over 90 brand-name stores with great buys. 22 Island Events September 2021

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MON–SAT | I0AM–8PM SUNDAY | I2PM–6PM 17 HARBOURSIDE LANE HILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC 29928 southerntidehiltonhead.com 843.686.9160

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. A complimentary shuttlebus service between the two shopping centers runs daily from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad page 2. (843) 837-5410.

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 best-selling author Jimmy Buffett, your new home in paradise features exciting recreation, unmatched dining and FINtastic nightlife. Escape to island-inspired living as you grow older, but not up. See ad page 7. (843) 350-8312.

QUILTING

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Island Quilters

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SHOPPING

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 22. (843) 842-4500.

REAL ESTATE Latitude Margaritaville

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www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com Mid-Island, across from the entrance to Palmetto Dunes, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Discover a world of outstanding shops, services and restaurants. Overlooking beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour, enjoy the glorious harbour and sunset views. The waterfront shops offer fine fashion, jewelry, artwork, gift items and more. You will find something for everyone on your shopping list! Always plenty of parking. Wi-Fi internet access available. See ad pages 21 & 29. (866) 661-3822. September 2021 Island Events 23


HOROSCOPE ARIES

When was the last time you weren’t “crazy busy”? If this has become a constant in your life, you may want to take a step back to evaluate how well this works out for you. Are you getting what you need? If not, think on how you might make some changes.

TAURUS You have your eye on an activity you haven’t worked up the guts to try. What are you waiting for? New experiences are more powerful than almost anything else you could be spending your time on. This month, get off the sidelines and go for it. GEMINI

You may be experiencing the absence of something which nurtured you and the feeling just won’t go away. Whatever your outlet is, you need to take this ache and run, sing, write, or dance it out. It’s okay to feel this way, but you don’t want to waste too much time feeling bogged down. This month, do what you must to feel yourself again!

CANCER You are due for a creative awakening! It’s been a while since the gears have turned at top speed, so take advantage. You don’t need to shirk your responsibilities to make extra space for the Muse in your life, just do a little rearranging this month. LEO or o d happy balance between your curious side and your judgmental side. This month, reign in your judgement some and let your curiosity run free. The ensuing adventures could play a major ro r o o r . VIRGO

Your peace of mind is worth more than you think, Virgo. If someone is disturbing your peace, you need to troubleshoot a way to get it back. If it’s on them, how can you diplomatically call out this problem? If it’s your reaction that needs work, it’s worth getting that under control now rather than later. Your contentment depends on it! 24 Island Events September 2021

SEPTEMBER 2021 LIBRA That thing you’ve been putting off is taking up a lot of headspace. Even if you’re short on time, you can still start planning and organizing, contacting people, plotting your course and asking questions. This month, dispel your worries with forward momentum! SCORPIO

Glorious moments in the sun can leave us feeling a little burnt and you may be feeling crispy from the spotlight this month. Instead of dwelling on what you could have done better, pour your energy into making your next “performance” your best yet.

SAGITTARIUS

You care about the people close to you, of course, but it’s how you decide o o d o rr o ships. This month, make a choice every day to be the person you intend to be. Always showing respect is a great place to start.

CAPRICORN

Sometimes you feel incredibly sharp, and in other moments you can barely remember what you had for breakfast. This month, scout out your optimal work times, days, meals, caffeine intake and sleep cycles. Get ready, big changes are ahead!

AQUARIUS

You’ve been nagged lately by the feeling that you haven’t accomplished “enough.” But many who have achieved success, fame and fortune report feeling like imposters, themselves. This month, give yourself a break, be grateful for what you have and don’t believe everything you see on social media!

PISCES You have someone just on the periphery of your friend circle that it’s past time to bring in. Sometimes it’s scary to take that next step, but even if you have to go a few rounds to get something on the books, it will be worth it. hiltonhead.com


SHOPPING Tanger Outlets

www.tangeroutlet.com Shop Tanger Outlets, located 1 and 2 miles west of Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1, GPS: 1256 Fording Island Rd. and Tanger 2, GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd. Tanger Outlets is home to over 90 brand-name stores with great buys. When shoppers hear the name Tanger, they know that it stands for great quality, huge selection and outstanding value. Free Wi-Fi available centerwide, and EV charging stations. A complimentary shuttlebus service between the two shopping centers runs daily from 12-5 p.m. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and Sun., 10 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad page 2. (843) 837-5410.

WEB HiltonHead.com

www.hiltonhead.com The perfect vacation is just a click away at hiltonhead.com. Find accommodations, dining, activities, golf, a calendar of events, and more. This popular website is a guide to Hilton Head and the Lowcountry, and features deals/ discounts. See ad page 3. (843) 757-9889. hiltonhead.com

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2021 Highlights

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The 32nd year of HarbourFest takes place September 1-5. These are the last few shows of the summer, with music from the beloved Shannon Tanner and family-friendly entertainment with Cappy the Clown. Shannon Tanner performs on Wednesday and Friday with two shows each day at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cappy the Clown will delight audiences with fun entertainment, as well as face painting, balloon animals, and activities nightly from 6-9 p.m. (844) 245-5162 or www.sheltercoveharbourfest.com.

On September 1, the Sea Pines Resort hosts Whiskey Worth Knowing Meet the Master’s: BBQ and Bourbon. Enjoy fresh-from-the-smoker barbecue and o o o r o ro iconic distillers during this two-hour whiskey tasting. Included in each ticket is a barbecue buffet, a live feed with representatives from the three master distillers and amazing giveaways. The event takes place in the beautiful Magnolia Room overlooking the Sea Pines Resort’s Atlantic Dunes and Heron Point golf courses. 6-8 p.m. www.eventbrite. com/e/whiskey-worth-knowing-meetthe-masters-bbq-and-bourbon-tickets-165148795493.

“Bruce in the USA,” Springsteen Tribute is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, September 3-5. This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E St. Band show. Evening performances, 7:30 p.m. (843) 842-2787 or www.artshhi.com. HarbourFest turns into a Caribbean paradise with a special Parrot Palooza event, featuring Shannon Tanner and his Jimmy Buffett tribute band, the Oyster Reefers. Two shows only on September 4-5 at 7 p.m. www.shannontanner.com or www.sheltercoveharbourfest.com. 26 Island Events September 2021

The Sea Pines Resort hosts the Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival on September 25 from 1-4 p.m. Experience or ro o r r d vendors in Harbour Town. This familyfriendly event will include all-you-can-eat shrimp, over 12 craft breweries and other special vendors. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, face painting, along with arts and crafts. Live music from Groove Town Assault will be on the stage underneath the Liberty Oak. www.eventbrite.com/e/ hilton-head-island-shrimp-festival-tickets-165928971019. hiltonhead.com

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Enjoy live summer music, September 1-6 at Coligny Plaza center stage from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Festive dance music with La Pachanga takes the stage on Mondays, John Cranford and Martin Lesch perform on Tuesdays, a kidcentric story-telling adventure with Jevon Daly on Wednesdays and Sundays, today’s hits with The Nice Guys on Thursdays, Lowcountry singer/ songwriter Eric Reid performs on Fridays and Sara Burns showcases country and rock hits on Saturdays. All acts are family friendly, so dance, get the kids involved and enjoy all that Coligny has to offer. www.colignyplaza.com.

Don’t miss Tanger Outlets’ Labor Day Weekend Super Sale-abration, September 3-6. The weekend kicks off on Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by visiting Shopper Services in Tanger 1 and Tanger 2 to score amazing deals from your favorite brands. Plus, enjoy free refreshments and fun, giveaways and enter to win a $100 Tanger gift card. Take advantage to save big this weekend at all of your favorite stores. Deals this good were written in the stars (and stripes)! (843) 837-5410 or www.tangeroutlet.com/hiltonhead/events/september.

Coligny Theatre hosts Family Summer Movies, September 1-3 and 6 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $5 (cash only). For more information, call (843) 686-3500 or visit them online at www.colignytheatre.com. Enjoy the beautiful new Lowcountry Celebration Park with Party in the Park. Join us for a family happy hour with live music, bounce houses and beverages on September 16, 5:30-8 p.m. www.events.islandreccenter.org. hiltonhead.com

The 2021 Hilton Head Island Wine and Food festival celebrates six days of wine and culinary experiences. The event begins on Tuesday, September 14 with a movie night at Park Plaza Cinema and ends Saturday, September 18 with the festival public tasting at Celebration Park. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www. hiltonheadwineandfood.com. Event dates and times are subject to change without notice and many are subject to weather conditions. Please call or visit listed websites to confirm. September 2021 Island Events 27


ACTIVITIES AERIAL PLAYGROUND Aerial Adventure Hilton Head

www.myadventurehiltonhead.com Mid-Island off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. This playground in the sky features 6 rope challenge courses and over 50 fun obstacles. Four course levels for all abilities. Ages 5+ with other requirements and restrictions. Always harnessed and helmeted. Reservations suggested. Located at Adventure Hilton Head, which also features GoKart HH and ZipLine HH. See ad page 41. (843) 682-6000.

ARCADES Adventure Cove Family Fun Center

www.adventurecove.com Hwy. 278 and Folly Field Rd., Mile Marker 6, H-32 on map. GPS: 18 Folly Field Rd. Adventure Cove offers fun for all ages. Come test your skill at the Island’s largest arcade. Once you are finished inside, test your skills outside on one of two Caribbean-style miniature golf courses. See ad page 34. (843) 842-9990.

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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 39. (843) 686-6888.

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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 39. (843) 686-6888.

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ACTIVITIES map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Your headquarters for adventure! Hilton Head Outfitters, an authorized Cannondale and Jamis dealer, offers the Island’s largest bike rental fleet. Rental selections include beach cruisers, kids’ bikes, tandems, tag-a-longs and three-wheelers, along with a great selection of accessories and equipment for sale. See ad page 47. (844) 245-5164.

Island Cruisers Bike Rentals

www.hhibikes.com New Orleans Rd., E-18 on map. GPS: 59B New Orleans Rd. Island Cruisers has been a family-owned business since 1985. Known for our outstanding customer service, we provide free Island-wide pickup and delivery. With our bikes, beach and baby equipment rentals, we help make your Hilton Head vacation fun and worry-free. See ad page 43. (843) 785-4321.

LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals

www.hiltonheadbikerental.com The Sea Pines Resort. LowSea Bike, Beach and Baby Rentals is a fully insured, family-owned 30 Island Events September 2021

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 36. (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 40. (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 accesso-

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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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ACTIVITIES Shelter Cove Ln. Dolphin watch nature cruises on the E/V Holiday. Our convenient, mid-Island location is just 10 minutes from everything. No gate fee, stay all day. Call for schedule and reservations. See ad page 36. (843) 422-2504.

Crabber J II

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

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www.hiltonheadtours.com Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Rd. Coast Guard-licensed for 40 passengers. A narrated tour where you can enjoy the pleasure of seeing friendly dolphins and the scenery of the beautiful Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound. No gate fees and free parking. Priced at only $22 for adults, $12 for kids and 2 and under are free. Trips daily. Call for reservations or book online. See ad page 48. (843) 681-2522.

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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 45. (843) 684-1911.

H2O Sports

www.h2osports.com Harbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Rd. H2O Sports offers a fun and safe adventure that you and your family will never forget! Parasail hundreds of feet in the air and enjoy breathtaking panoramic views, which reach up to 25 miles away on a clear day. Experience the thrill of gliding across the water on a Yamaha Wave36 Island Events September 2021

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ACTIVITIES runner in the largest riding area on the Island and free from no-wake zones. “Ride the Wake” on a wakeboard, kneeboard, water skis and tubes, or get wet while having fun on a banana boat ride. Meet the Island’s dolphins up close on a guided tour, or rent a kayak or standup paddleboard and explore on your own. Cruise the Calibogue Sound by sail aboard the 38’ SUMO trimaran, 22’ Catalina Capri or Hobie Cat! Spend the day having a great time and making memories that will last a lifetime! See ad page 49. Call or book online. (843) 671-4386.

Hilton Head SpeedBoat Tours

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

water and an area for personal belongings. See ad page 35. (843) 715-1453.

Hilton Head Yacht Charter

www.hiltonheadyachtcharter.com Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Experience luxurious Caribbean-style yacht chartering right here on Hilton Head! Hilton Head Yacht Charter offers exciting day and elegant evening cruises. Day guests will enjoy exotic water toys such as a SeaBob and a self-propelled hydrofoil Fliteboard. Call and reserve your charter today! See ad page 64. (843) 842-7002.

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, September 2021 Island Events 37


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Kayak Hilton Head Family Shark Fishing

www.facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing Sky Boat Rentals End Pirate of Simmons Rd., off Marshland Rd., next www.skypirateparasail.com door to Broad Creek Marina. The kids will talk Broad Creek Marina, K-22 onthe map. GPS: about the shark they caught whole way 18 Simmons Rd.kids Boatand rentals Skyteenager Pirate home! Younger evenatyour Parasailing are to easy and1will have funand withWatersports this! We’re out catch affordable. We have boats fromfour-footer 18 feet to to 3-foot sharks. An occasional 25 feet. We show offer the boats lowmight even up! best Perfect sizeat forthe a photo est prices, sowe you can explore yourself op and then put them backfor to live anoththe surrounding of coastal er day! Family funbeauty at its best! See ad South page 44. Carolina’s Waterways. See ad (843) 684 Intracoastal 1911. page 43. (843) 842-2566.

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Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 www.hiltonheadtours.com Simmons Rd.Marina, All agesK-22 fly the flight Broad Creek onhighest map. GPS: 18 in town aboard our 12-passenger, Simmons Rd. Coast Guard-licensedUSCGfor 40 inspected parasail boat. Try extreme passengers. A narrated tourthe where youinflatcan able rides, go tubing, paddleboarding and enjoy the pleasure of seeing friendly dolphins waterskiing. Alsoof offering dolphinBroad cruises, cockand the scenery the beautiful Creek tail cruises and powerboat rentals (from to and Calibogue Sound. No gate fees and18’ free 25’). Photo packages available. Mon.-Sat., 8 a.m.parking. Priced at only $22 for adults, $12 for 8 p.m. See ad page 43. (843) kids and 2 and under are free.842-2566. Trips daily. Call for reservations or book online. See ad COMEDY CLUBS page 69. (843) 681-2522.

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www.dolphindiscoverieshiltonhead.com Hilton Pkwy. Comedy Magic Cabaret presents Mid-Island, Hilton Head. Call for directions national headliner Kerry Pollock on a regular and reservations. Flipper! Well, maybe not the basis, with special guest performers one week original Flipper, but we do have “Blackbeard,” per month. All headliners are nationally touring “Choppy,” “Nick” and even little baby “Stripes.” comedy-magicians and standup comedians. Our dolphin friends seem to enjoy the closeKerry has been headlining casinos and showup attention, and we do guarantee that we rooms for three decades. He is a favorite at the will see dolphins! Our 22’ boat is rated for world-famous Magic Castle in Hollywood, 14 people, but we limit tours to 6 so your appearing in the Palace of Mystery on a regufamily gets attention.television Bring lar basis, andour hasundivided enjoyed numerous your camera,over and the capture that Not appearances years.memories Kerry’s “Funny will last a lifetime. Couples welcome too! Filthy” approach to the art has contributed to a See ad page 55. (843) 684-1911.full evening refreshing and very entertaining show, which has earned Comedy Magic Cabaret

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welcome, if accompanied by a parent. See www.bayrunnerfishinghiltonhead.com ad page 9. (843) 681-7757. Shelter Cove Marina. G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove TOURS Ln. Come aboard our 26-foot DAUFUSKIE Carolina Skiff, capable of carrying up to 12 people comfortably. Daufuskie Difference During each three-hour trip, you will get up close and personal with www.daufuskiedifference.com both porpoises. Wondering Broadsharks Creekand Marina, K-22 on map. GPS:what kind of shark Rd. canDaufuskie be caughtIsland, in three short 18 Simmons a place hours? It may bethe a 3-foot blacktip sharkaway or where time and outside world drift just 300-pound monster! is withas theeasily tide. a Come sail away from theThis everythe tripback for kids! Awesome sunset day.perfect Turn your on the typical, and turn trips andtowards Tuesdaythe night cruise. yourself sunfireworks and all the fun the Charters hold up to 12 passengers. island hascan to offer. Daufuskie Island, likeAsk all about our called specialitrates foris6aor who have home, bitless of apassennongers. Three full Finatic ad conformist. Stayhours for a of while andFun! rent See a colorful cottage. Be adventurous page 64. (843) 842-7002. and explore a hiltonhead.com hiltonhead.com


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ACTIVITIES ghost tour or guided/self-guided tour. Sip and tour the Silver Dew Winery and Bloody Point Lighthouse. Tempt your taste buds at the Old Daufuskie Crab Co. Relax and unwind while listening to live music with a refreshing drink. It’s time for The Daufuskie Difference. See ad page 46. (843) 342-8687.

ELECTRIC BIKES/VEHICLES Carolina Rides

www.carolinarides.com E-18 on map. GPS: 59B New Orleans Rd. 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 43. (844) 213-7433.

Hilton Head Electric Bike Company

www.hiltonheadelectricbicycle.com Arrow Rd. H-18 on map. GPS: 112 Arrow Rd. As a family-owned business, Hilton Head Electric Bike Company is passionate about 42 Island Events September 2021

o r r d  r 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 knowledgeable 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 39. (843) 686-6888.

FAMILY FUN Adventure Hilton Head

www.myadventurehiltonhead.com Mid-Island off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. An adventure park featuring outdoor thrills on GoKart Hilton Head, ZipLine Hilton Head and Aerial Adventure HH rope courses. Located adjacent to Broad Creek Marina and Up the Creek Pub & Grill. Reservations suggested. See ad page 41. (843) 682-6000.

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ACTIVITIES Shelter Cove Harbour (Dock C), H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. A 70-foot party fishing boat offering 5½-hour offshore wreck fishing trips. Price includes everything you need to catch fish. Full galley on board. Fun for the entire family and nonfishing tickets are available. Call for reservations or book online. See ad page 37. (843) 785-1700.

Crabber J II

www.cruisehiltonhead.com Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Feeling crabby? Then join us on the Crabber J, where the captain and mate will take you on the best nature cruise on the Island. It’s a sport the entire family will enjoy. Call for schedule and reservations. See ad page 36. (843) 422-5110.

Gale Warning Private Fishing Charters

www.captainhookhiltonhead.com/privatefishing-charters Shelter Cove Harbour H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Come experience a private one-on-one charter with our 22-foot Sailfish Bay Boat. This is a private charter for one to four passengers. Everything you need for fishing is included. Just bring sunscreen, some food and drinks you may want, and we have got the rest. Our professional captains are sure to show you a fishing trip that you’ll be talking about for years to come! Book yours today. See ad page 37. (843) 785-1700.

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Hilton Head Outfitters Fishing Charters

www.hiltonheadoutfitters.com Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort, D-26 on map. GPS: 80 Queens Folly Rd. Shelter Cove Marina, H-26 on map, GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Try some of the best fishing on Hilton Head Island in the flat, calm waters of the Palmetto Dunes Resort lagoon system, led by a native guide in a quiet, electric skiff. A nursery to a variety of saltwater fish species, this lagoon system holds giant redfish, trout, bluefish, black drum, flounder and tarpon. If your interest is in the ocean waters, take a ride on a flat skiff large enough for four people to relax or cast their lines for trout, red fish, ladyfish, jack crevalle, cobia, tarpon and sharks — or king mackerel, if the conditions are right. We supply the gear; all you need to do is show up and have fun. Select from half-day and full-day trips customized to your interests. See ad page 47. (844) 245-5164. hiltonhead.com

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ACTIVITIES 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. hiltonhead.com

Island Head also offers kayaks, standup paddleboarding, dolphin tours, boat rentals, fishing charters, private charters and Daufuskie Island trips. Ask about our fireworks cruises in the summer months. Island Head will take you on an adventure you will never forget! See ad pages 51 & 53. 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 September 2021 Island Events 45


ACTIVITIES 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 45. Call (843) 684-1911 for prices and to make reservations.

GOKART GoKart Hilton Head

www.myadventurehiltonhead.com Mid-Island off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. The Island’s only outdoor GoKart track, featuring both double and single GoKarts. Passengers ages 3+. Attendants always on duty. Hours 9 a.m.-10 p.m. with night-lighted track. Reservations suggested. Located at Adventure Hilton Head, which also features ZipLine HH and Aerial Adventure HH. See ad page 41. (843) 682-6000.

GOLF The First Tee of the Lowcountry Campus

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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 42. (843) 686-2680.

HORSEBACK RIDING Lawton Stables

www.lawtonstables.com The Sea Pines Resort, F-12 on map. GPS: 190 Greenwood Dr. Lawton Stables, nestled on 24 acres within the Sea Pines Resort, offers 1-hour guided Western-style trail rides through the beautiful Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Trail rides are offered 7 days a week and are perfect for adults and children 8 years old or older. Pony rides are available for children 7 and under, and the whole family will love the free small animal farm! It’s a “must visit” while on the Island. Please call for times and reservations or book online. See ad page 30. (843) 671-2586.

KAYAK RENTALS & NATURE TOURS Island Head

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ACTIVITIES 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 fireworks cruises in the summer months. Island Head will give you an experience you will never forget! See ad pages 51 & 53. 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 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 45. (843) 684-1910. hiltonhead.com

Sea Monkeys Watersports

www.seamonkeyshhi.com Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 A Jenkins Rd. Come join us for a nature tour like no other on the pristine waters of Skull Creek. We offer tours using jet skis, kayaks or paddleboards. Our guides are knowledgeable, and will take you and your group through nearby waterways, where you will get a lesson of the Lowcountry history. The Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge is nearby, where you get to see the Island’s wildlife and natural habitat. Call for tour schedule. See ad page 38. (843) 842-4754.

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. See ad page 17. (843) 686-6560. September 2021 Island Events 47


ACTIVITIES MARINAS Hilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina

www.hiltonheadharbor.com North end of Hilton Head, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Rd. Hilton Head Harbor is a luxury RV Resort & Marina that offers much more. Come check out our many watersport activities from parasailing, jet skis, shark fishing, nature tours, boat rentals, kayak rentals, mermaid tours, paddleboards and more. Our resort is pet friendly, so bring your RV or camper and enjoy our 200 campground sites with two bathhouses for your convenience. See ad page 38. For more information and to make reservations, call (843) 681-3256 or visit our website.

Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina

www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com/ Mid-Island across from the entrance of Palmetto Dunes Resort, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Ln. Set just off the Intracoastal Waterway, overlooking the wide reaches of Broad Creek, this picturesque marina is 15.5 acres with 178 boat slips for boats up to 145 feet in length. Every conceivable watersport may be enjoyed here, from deep-sea and inshore fishing charters to sport crabbing, sail and powerboat rentals, sightseeing and nature excursions. Wi-Fi internet access available. See ad page 29. (844) 245-5162.

MINIATURE GOLF Adventure Cove Family Fun Center 48 Island Events September 2021

www.adventurecove.com Hwy. 278 and Folly Field Rd., Mile Marker 6, H-32 on map. GPS: 18 Folly Field Rd. Adventure Cove offers excitement for all ages with 36 challenging holes of adventure golf on two Caribbean-style courses. Come inside and test your skills at the Island’s largest arcade. Family fun “fore” everyone! See ad page 34. (843) 842-9990.

Legendary Golf

www.legendarygolfhhi.com Hwy. 278, mid-Island, next to Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 900 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Play the Island’s best miniature golf courses. Our sand traps and water hazards make “Legendary” the most realistic, challenging and exciting miniature golf on the Island. See ad page 46. (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.-11 p.m. See ad page 40. (843) 686-4001. hiltonhead.com


ACTIVITIES SIGHTSEEING & HISTORY TOURS 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 crewmates and join us for a drink or two. See ad page 11. 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 hiltonhead.com

stops. See ad page 63. (912) 208-6940.

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. See ad page 59. (843) 842-2787.

ZIPLINE ZipLine Hilton Head

www.myadventurehiltonhead.com Mid-Island off Marshland Rd., K-22 on map. GPS: 33 Broad Creek Marina Way. This canopy tour through the beautiful live oaks features 7 ziplines, including the dual cable, 2-person, racing zip finale, as well as 2 Indiana Jones-like bridges and an aerial staircase. There is a guided group for children up to 8. For ages 10+ and weights up to 250 pounds. Always harnessed and helmeted. Reservations suggested. Located at Adventure Hilton Head. See ad page 41. (843) 682-6000. September 2021 Island Events 49


Golf for Better Health Three Awesome Side Effects of Playing By Doug Weaver, Director of Instruction, Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy

I can’t count the ways I love the game of golf, but there are plenty of concrete reasons why golfers enjoy better health!

Lots of walking What other sport can lay claim to four-hour walks? Moderately paced walks promote healing, better sleep, a lower resting heart rate and long-term health in general. r o d o strolling beneath live oaks, loblollies and blue skies full of brown-tailed hawks, ospreys and the occasional bald eagle.

Improved mental clarity Clearing your mind can lead to a state of o o d enough to absorb all of the technical commands and you're just feeling the swing. Also, the breathing techniques we use in golf — in through the nose and out slowly — help to increase concentration and eliminate muscle tension. This allows us to let go of all of life's responsibilities for the moment, taking in the fresh air and exhaling the anxieties we feel.

Plenty of stretching Golf works the entire body! The golf swing stretches all of our muscles like rubber bands, which creates speed for the golf swing. This also helps players retain a good range of motion, which is so important to living a full life. In the beginning, positions are awkward and 50 Island Events September 2021

uncomfortable. With practice, muscles lengthen, reach improves and muscle memory takes over to create a natural d d . Have you been to the Robert Trent Jones Top Tracer Driving Range yet? This is the premier place on the Island to practice o r d o o groove. See you there! North Carolina and South Carolina 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. Call (843) 338-9598 or (800) 827-3006 or go to www.palmettodunes.com for more information. hiltonhead.com


ACTIVITIES CALENDAR (continued from page 14) Castle in Hollywood, appearing in the Palace of Mystery on a regular basis, and has enjoyed 10:30 a.m.television $15, adult and $10 per child. numerous appearances over the Reservations required. Wm. Hilton Pkwy. years. Kerry’s “Funny Not574 Filthy” approach to For reservations or more information, the art has contributed to a refreshingvisit and www.heritagelib.org/tours. very entertaining full evening show, which has earned Comedy Magic Cabaret #1 for Tuesdays HHI on TripAdvisor. Teens areawelThe nightlife Coastal Discovery Museum hosts come, if accompanied by a parent. See ad Farmers’ Market from 9 a.m-1 p.m. Take home page 9. (843) 681-7757. fresh produce, chicken, free-range rabbit,

pork sausage, seafood, salsa, cookies, bread DAUFUSKIE TOURS and much more. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 8 7 7 . 3 or www.coastaldiscovery. Daufuskie Difference org/event-calendar. www.daufuskiedifference.com

Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: Wednesday-Saturday 18 Simmons Rd. Daufuskie Island, a place “Funny Not Filthy” magic and comedy at where time and the outside driftIsland away the Comedy Magic Cabaretworld in South with the tide. Comeheadliner sail awayKerry from the everySquare, featuring Pollock at day. Turn yourare back on the typical, and turn 8 p.m. Teens welcome, if accompanied yourself towards the sun and all the fun 843 the by an adult. Call to confirm show dates. island Daufuskie Island, like all . has o to offer. . (843) 81-7757 or www. who have called it home, is a bit of a noncomedymagiccabaret.com. conformist. Stay for a while and rent a colorful cottage. Be adventurous and explore a Thursdays ghost tour orseasonal guided/self-guided tour. Sipon The exciting event, Music & Taste andHarbour, tour the Silver Dew andNeptune Bloody the returns thisWinery fall at the hiltonhead.com hiltonhead.com

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PUBLIC BOAT LANDINGS

on Hilton Head and vicinity Alljoy Boat Landing:

265 Alljoy Rd., Bluffton • Access to May River and Calibogue Sound • Long fetch; water can be rough • Drop off at low tide • Heavily used; very limited parking (approximately 20 spaces)

Bluffton Oyster Factory Park:

75 Wharf St., Bluffton • Access to May River • Ramp and courtesy dock • 20 parking spaces

Buckingham Boat Landing: 55 Fording Island Rd. Extension, Bluffton • Access to MacKay Creek and Calibogue Sound • Very limited parking (4-6 spaces max.) • Must know the channel C.C. Haigh Jr. Boat Landing:

1640 Fording Island Rd. Extension, Bluffton • Located off US 278 on Pinckney Island • Access to MacKay and Skull Creeks

CALENDAR For reservations or more information, visit www.heritagelib.org/tours.

September 1-6

Live summer music nightly at Coligny Plaza! You can enjoy festive dance music with La Pachanga on Mondays, John Cranford and Martin Lesch perform on Tuesdays, a kidcentric story-telling adventure with Jevon Daly on Wednesdays and Sundays, today’s hits with The Nice Guys on Thursdays, Lowcountry singer/songwriter Eric Reid performs on Fridays 52 Island Events September 2021

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Cross Island Boat Landing: 68 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island • 45 parking spaces • Access to Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound • Courtesy dock Daufuskie Island Boat Landing: 13 Haig Point Rd., Daufuskie Island • Courtesy dock • 10 parking spaces; single lane ramp • oo d d r

Marshland Boat Landing:

97 Marshland Rd., Hilton Head Island • Approximately 20 parking spaces • Small boats, kayaks and canoes only (gravel landing) • Access to headwaters of Broad Creek (no wake zones) • Very shallow water Information courtesy of www. bcgov.net.

and Sara Burns showcases country and rock hits on Saturdays. All acts are family friendly, so dance, get the kids involved and enjoy all that Coligny has to offer. Coligny Plaza center stage, 6:30-8:30 p.m. 1 N. Forest Beach Dr. www. colignyplaza.com.

September 1-5

The 32nd year of HarbourFest takes place this summer! This popular HHI festival returns with music from the beloved Shannon Tanner and family-friendly entertainment with Cappy the Clown. Shannon Tanner performs on Wednesday and Friday with two shows each day at 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Cappy the Clown hiltonhead.com


CALENDAR will delight audiences with fun entertainment, as well as face painting, balloon animals, arts and crafts and a variety of interactive games and activities nightly at 6-9 p.m. 1 Shelter Cove Ln. www.sheltercoveharbourfest.com.

September 1-3 and 6

Coligny Theatre hosts “Family Summer Movies” at 3 p.m. For more information, call (843) 686-3500 or visit www.colignytheatre.com.

September 1

The Sea Pines Resort hosts “Whiskey Worth Knowing Meet the Master’s: BBQ and Bourbon.” Enjoy fresh-from-the-smoker barbecue and some of the finest bourbon tastings from iconic distillers, Woodford Reserve, Gentleman Jack and Old Forester, during this two-hour whiskey tasting. Included in each ticket is a barbecue buffet, a live feed with representatives from the three master distillers and amazing giveaways - including a barrel head, yeti cooler and a branded golf bag. The event takes place in the beautiful Magnolia Room overlooking the Sea Pines Resort’s Atlantic Dunes and Heron Point golf courses. 6-8 p.m. 100 N. Sea Pines Dr. For tickets and hiltonhead.com

more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/ whiskey-worth-knowing-meet-the-mastersbbq-and-bourbon-tickets-165148795493.

September 3-6

Don’t miss Tanger Outlets’ Labor Day Weekend Super Sale-abration! The weekend kicks off on Friday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. by visiting Shopper Services in Tanger 1 and Tanger 2 to score amazing deals from your favorite brands. Plus, enjoy free refreshments and fun, giveaways and enter to win a $100 Tanger gift card. Take advantage to save big this weekend at all of your favorite stores. Deals this good were written in the stars (and stripes)! Download the Tanger App and save your favorite outlet store’s deals today. Add them to your wallet for fast access while shopping. 1414 and 1256 Fording Island Rd. (843) 837-5410 or www.tangeroutlet. com/hiltonhead/events/september.

September 3-5

“Bruce in the USA,” the World’s #1 Springsteen Tribute is on stage at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. This high-energy musical experience is a note-perfect and visually accurate recreation of a Bruce Springsteen & The E. St. Band show. Evening performances, 7:30 p.m. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 842-2787 September 2021 Island Events 53


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aleb had just tossed the live menhaden out. The rod immediately bent double and the line sizzled off the reel.

Thirty yards behind the boat, the chromeplated behemoth went ballistic, giving us a show of acrobatics second to none. And then, in the blink of an eye, he was gone. Caleb looked at me with that “what happened?” face. All I could say was, “That’s tarpon fishing, son!” If there is a silver lining to the dark cloud of the dog days of late summer fishing, it would be the silver king or tarpon that invade our local waters in full force in September. Averaging 80 to 120 pounds, there are few fish that can equal the ferocity of the tarpon when hooked up. Keeping them on the hook is the problem. How many you “jump,” as opposed to how many you catch, is the normal conversation amongst anglers discussing their day of tarpon fishing. With mouths like cement, blistering runs and multiple head-shaking aerial displays, sometimes you have to be just plain lucky to keep the hook in. Super tight drags, not normally recommended, seem to increase your odds of a hook-up. Both ends of the Island — Port Royal Sound to the north and Calibogue Sound to the south — are bordered by sandbars that stretch seaward for miles. The big schools of menha54 Island Events September 2021

den washing in and out with the tides often seek the shallow waters around the bars, looking for sanctuary from the marauding tarpon. Anglers usually concentrate their efforts along these sandbars, although many tarpon are caught in deeper holes too. These big silver fish also can be found in local rivers and creeks. More than once I have heard anglers tell of how they were reeling in a speckled trout back in the creek only to have a tarpon take their trout and all of their line. Fishing the shallow edge of deep holes in creeks can be quite productive, as tarpon are often seen “rolling” in these spots. As with most “ultimate gamefish,” a few seconds on the rod — and seeing the resulting show — will encourage anglers to spend hours of waiting and anticipation just to repeat the experience. Fishing for tarpon in the Lowcountry is an unforgettable experience for anglers of all skill levels. A one-word description of tarpon? Awesome! Capt. Miles Altman of Bay Runner Fishing Charters has more than 42 years experience fishing the waters surrounding Hilton Head Island. The Finatic boat, which can accommodate up to 12 passengers, features a special three-hour shark/dolphin eco-tour trip. Contact Miles at (843) 290-6955 or bayrunnerfishinghiltonhead.com to book an unforgettable inshore or offshore charter fishing trip, departing from Shelter Cove Marina. hiltonhead.com


CALENDAR or www.artshhi.com.

September 4-5

HarbourFest turns into a Caribbean paradise with a special Parrot Palooza event, featuring Shannon Tanner and his Jimmy Buffett tribute band, the Oyster Reefers. 7 p.m. 1 Shelter Cove Ln. www.sheltercovehiltonhead.com/ harbourfest.

September 14-18

The 2021 Hilton Head Island Wine and Food festival celebrates six days of wine and culinary experiences. The event begins on Tuesday with a movie night at Park Plaza Cinema and ends Saturday with the festival public tasting at Celebration Park. For a complete schedule of events and more information, visit www.hitonheadwineandfood.com.

September 16

Enjoy the beautiful new Lowcountry Celebration Park with “Party in the Park.” Join us for a family happy hour with live music, bounce houses and beverages. Bounce houses provided by Extreme Firehouse and beverages provided by Southern Eagle and Coca-Cola hiltonhead.com

are sold separately. 5:30-8 p.m. 2 S. Forest Beach Dr. For more information, visit www. events.islandreccenter.org.

September 25

The Sea Pines Resort hosts the Hilton Head Island Shrimp Festival. Experience flavors from local chefs, breweries and vendors in Harbour Town. This family-friendly event will include all-you-can-eat shrimp, over 12 craft breweries and other special vendors. Kids can enjoy a bounce house, face painting, along with arts and crafts. Live music from Groove Town Assault will be on the stage underneath the Liberty Oak. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The South Carolina Seafood Alliance and the Hilton Head Boys and Girls Club. 1-4 p.m. 149 Lighthouse Rd. For tickets and more information, visit www.eventbrite.com/e/hilton-head-island-shrimp-festival-tickets-165928971019. Sometimes events change without prior notice. Please call the listed phone numbers or visit their websites for confirmation of dates/times. To include your event in the calendar, call (843) 757-9889, fax (912) 234-7010 or e-mail calendar@hiltonhead.com. September 2021 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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Directory of Advertisers ACTIVITIES Adventure Cove Family Fun Center Pg. 34 Adventure Hilton Head Pg. 41 Aerial Adventure Hilton Head Pg. 41 Bay Runner Fishing Charters Pg. 54 Bluewater Adventure Pg. 31 Bluewater Adventure Party Cycle-Boat Pg. 31 Captain Hook Party Fishing Boat Pg. 37 Captain Mark’s Dolphin Watch Cruises Pg. 36 Carolina Rides Pg. 43 Comedy Magic Cabaret Pg. 9 Crabber J II Pg. 36 Daufuskie Difference Pg. 46 Dolphin & Nature Tours Pg. 48 Dolphin Discoveries Pg. 45 The First Tee of the Lowcountry Pg. 42 Gale Warning Private Fishing Charters Pg. 37 GoKart Hilton Head Pg. 41 H2O Sports Pg. 49 Hilton Head Electric Bicycle Company Pg. 39 Hilton Head Outfitters Pg. 47

Hilton Head Speedboat Tours Pg. 35 Hilton Head Yacht Charter Pg. 64 Island Cruisers Bike Rentals Pg. 43 Island Head Watersports Pgs. 51 & 53 Island Skiff Adventure Tours Pg. 35 Island Water Sports Pg. 55 Kayak Hilton Head Pg. 45 Lawton Stables Pg. 30 Legendary Golf Pg. 46 LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby Rentals Pg. 36 Old Town Trolley Tours Pg. 63 Pedals Pg. 40 Pirate’s Island Pg. 40 Sea Monkeys Watersports Pg. 38 Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Pgs. 21 & 29 Sky Pirate Watersports Pgs. 28 & 43 Sundance Bike Rentals Pg. 30 ZipLine Hilton Head Pg. 41

ARTS & SERVICES Arts Center of Coastal Carolina Pg. 59

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Destination Vacation Pg. 5 Heritage Library Pg. 17 HiltonHead.com Pg. 3

DINING Comedy Magic Cabaret Pg. 9 Hilton Head Distillery Pg. 11 Top Dawg Tavern Pg. 15 Up the Creek Pub & Grill Pg. 41

SHOPPING Camp Hilton Head Pg. 25 Chocolate Canopy Pg. 20 Hilton Head Shirt Company Pg. 25 Island Fudge Shoppe Pg. 22 Island Quilters Pg. 22 Kilwins Pg. 25 Latitude Margaritaville Pg. 7 Shelter Cove Harbour & Marina Pgs. 21 & 29 Southern Tide Signature Store Pg. 23 Tanger Outlets Pg. 2 hiltonhead.com


“IT’S WHY THE WORD FABULOUS WAS INVENTED!” – THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

SEP 28 – OCT 31 Please call the Box Office: (843) 842–2787 MENTION ISL AND EVENTS TO REDEEM.

HIGH SPIRITS AND EVEN HIGHER HEELS! Kinky Boots tells the story of Charlie Price who forms an unlikely friendship with drag queen Lola, discovering they are not so different after all.

16 NOMINATIONS & 6 TONY WINS!

*Not valid on previously purchased tickets, with other offers, or on preview performances. Subject to availability. Expires 10.31.21


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Swallowtail

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South Beach Marina Inn

The Inn At Harbour Town

Marriott’s Harbour Club

Marriott’s Heritage Club

Hilton Head Harbour RV Resort & Marina

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Marriott’s Barony Beach Club

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Island Club

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Hilton Head Beach & Tennis Sea Cloisters

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