November 2008

November Calendar of Events


Carnival Night at the Promenade
November 7th, 6p.m. – till?
Carnival Night at the Promenade on Calhoun Street. An evening of rides, games, live music, drinks and good times. Friday, November 7th from 6pm – dark. Call (843) 815-9924 for details.

The Nutcracker
November 7th-9th and 12th-16th
Presented by the Hilton Head Dance Theatre at The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Tickets are available at the Arts Center box office or by calling (843) 842-ARTS

“Food and Wine in the Mediterranean” at the Ocean Grille.
November 12th, 3p.m.-5p.m.
A hands on cooking class with Chef George Davis showcasing cuisine in the Mediterranean. George will focus on regional Mediterranean cuisine while enhancing the class with discussion and tasting of wines from specific regions. There will also be a AAA Travel representative available to discuss an exciting travel opportunity to the Mediterranean in September 2009.
Class will be from 3-5pm, to be followed by light reception to taste the fruits of your labor.
Stay for dinner at the Ocean Grille and get the dessert you made and recieve 15% off your dinner bill.
Cost for class is $65. and includes wine tasting, reception, and all materials.

Hampton Lake Hosts Book Signing for Local Gullah Culture Author
November 12, 11 a.m. Wednesday
Lecture and book signing by famed area author, Pierre McGowan, a native of St. Helena Island and a prominent fixture in the Gullah community at the Tackle Box (off Bluffton Parkway between Buckwalter Parkway and S.C. 170). For more details please call 843-836-7463.

Linda Hawley artist signing
November 14th, 3p.m.-7pm.
See some of the area’s best art and have a chance to meet artist Linda Hawley at The Blue Parrot, Friday November 14th from
3-P.M.-7P.M. For details call (843) 785-9877 or visit

The Hilton Head Oyster Festival
November 15th & 16th
The Island Recreation Association and title sponsor, South Carolina Bank & Trust, will be hosting the Hilton Head Oyster Festival at Shelter Cove Community Park from 1-6 p.m. Oysters, beer, silent auction, live entertainment and more! For more information on the Oyster Festival, please call the Island Rec Center at

Dragonflies of Hilton Head Island
November 20th from 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn.
A presentation on the dragonflies inhabiting the lagoons of Hilton Head Island. Biologist Vicky McMillan, on the faculty of Colgate University for 30 years, will present how these fascinating insects feed, find mates, defend territories, and reproduce. If possible, live dragonfly larvae will be shown and a handout will be given to those attending regarding the most common Hilton Head Island species.

Reservations are required for the program, as there is limited seating. Please contact the museum at 843-689-6767 ext 223 to make a reservation for this $5.00 program.

Elaine Coffee artist reception and show
November 21st, 6-8p.m.
Artist Elaine Coffee will hold her reception and art show on Friday, November 21st, 6-8pm at Morris & Whiteside Gallery. For additional information contact the gallery at (843) 842-4433 or visit

Holiday Fashion Show
November 22nd, 1:00p.m.
Enjoy the new winter season styles as Tucker Agency’s hosts their Holiday Fashion Show at The Mall at Shelter Cove on Saturday, November 22nd at 1:00pm. For more information please call (843) 836-2540 or visit

Silver Anniversary Jubilee at Faces Day Spa
November 23rd, 12p.m.-5p.m.
Door prizes, refreshments, spa demonstrations, make overs, chair massage and FREE goodie bags. For details call (843) 785-3075 or visit

Sacred Concert to mark National Hospice and Palliative Care Month
November 23rd, 3p.m.
In honor of National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a sacred concert will be held at St. Francis By The Sea Catholic Church. Tickets are $10 and may be purchased at the church office on Beach City Road, Burke’s Pharmacy in Main Street Village, or the Hospice Care of the Lowcountry office in Bluffton Village. For more information, call 843-706-2296.

The Josh George Prevent Event
November 25th, 1p.m.
Help PREVENT drunk driving! Join us for the The Josh George Prevent Event, Tuesday, November 25th at Rock City. Doors open at 1:00pm. Proceeds go to The Josh George Scholarship Fund. 39 Persimmons St. Suite 203.

Thanksgiving Buffet at The Boathouse II
November 27th, 11a.m.-8p.m.
Why cook when you can go to one of the islands most well known restaurants for an all you can eat Thanksgiving buffet. Thursday, November 27th 11am – 8pm. For details or reservations call (843) 681-3663 or visit

Christmas Tree Lighting Saturday
November 29th
Join us for our annual Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on Saturday, November 29th at The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. For more information please call (843) 842- ARTS or visit us at

Port Royal Plaza Block Party
November 29th, 4P.M.-8p.m.
For cocktails, food and fun, come visit your favorite hangouts at Port Royal Plaza. The Block Party will be held on Saturday, November 29th from 4-8pm (Check out the party every last Saturday of the month!).

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