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12th Annual Publix Hilton Head Island Half Marathon!

February 7: 12th Annual Publix Hilton Head Island Half Marathon 10K & 5K at 8 a.m. from Jarvis Creek Park featuring a scenic certified course that is fast and flat and takes participants thru two parks and over the broad creek. Bear Foot Sports, (843) 757-8520 or register online bearfootsports.com.

Cat On A Hot Tin Roof!

February 13-15, 20-22, 27-28, & March 1: “CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF” the cat is Maggie, married to Brick, the favorite son of a wealthy plantation owner, Big Daddy, and the hot tin roof is the desperate measure she takes to regain her husband’s sexual interest and to lay claim to her husband’s family fortune. Opposing her are Gooper, Brick’s brother, and Gooper’s family, consisting of his pregnant wife and their five children. Finally there is Big Mama, whose current status with her husband is much like Maggie’s with Brick. Ulmer Auditorium, Bluffton Town Hall, 20 Bridge St. (843) 837-7798 or mayrivertheatre.com.

Dana Kurtz Live in concert!

February 20: Dana Kurtz Live in concert! 7- 9 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Lowcountry, 110 Malphrus Rd., Bluffton. Kurtz was named Female Songwriter of the Year by the National Academy of Songwriters. Norah Jones and Bonnie Raitt rave about her in interviews, and she’s performed on high-profile radio shows World Cafe, Mountain Stage and NPR’s Morning Edition. She’s toured with and/or opened for the likes of Elvis Costello, Richard Thompson, Rufus Wainwright, B.B. King, Dr. John, Richie Havens, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and the Blind Boys of Alabama. For more information: (843) 837-333 or uulowcountry.org or daynakurtz.com.

The Guitar of Justin Holland: Performance and History!

February 28: The Guitar of Justin Holland (1819-1887): Performance and History. Justin Holland was a pioneer of the guitar in the United States, the author of one of the most important methodologies of the 1800s, and an important African-American voice of equality. Dr. John Akers leads this hour-long program which includes live interpretations, historical background of Holland’s music, as well guitar music that followed Holland’s inspiration. Program starts at 2 p.m. at the Bluffton Library, 120 Palmetto Way. No RSVP required. Event is free. For more information call Armistead Reasoner (843) 255-6512 or beaufortcountylibrary.org.

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Creole and Italian cooking collide at Crescent City Café

Linguini, fettuccini, ravioli, lasagna and rollatini meet gumbo, jambalaya, N’Awlins Po’ Boy sandwiches and barbeque shrimp at Crescent City Café, one of the newest editions to Bluffton’s constantly growing dining scene. The Wilson family just opened a Louisiana-inspired restaurant about one month ago, bringing unique flavors (and recipes) straight from Louisiana, in their Italian and […]

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Farmers Markets of the Lowcountry

Savor the flavors of the Lowcountry with a visit to any of the area’s farmers markets. From fresh local produce, meats and seafood to prepared meals, unique vendors and live entertainment, you’re sure to find something to suit every taste. Shelter Cove Park Farmers MarketTuesdays, 4-7 p.m. The Farmers market features vendors selling local farm-fresh […]

Visit the Historic Heyward House!

Originally built in 1840 for John J. Cole and Ester Caroline Corley, the Heyward House is one of only eight antebellum structures remaining in the town of Bluffton. This historic home, which is located at 70 Boundary Street, serves as Bluffton’s official Welcome Center, offering docent-guided house tours as well as walking tours of Bluffton’s […]

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