As you explore Hilton Head Island, be sure to keep your eyes peeled for new signs identifying Hilton Head Island's historic Gullah neighborhoods: Stoney, Squire Pope, Chaplin, Jarvis-Jonesville, Mitchelville, Spanish Wells and more! Gullah is the West African based culture that has survived centuries of slavery and more than a century of free lifestyle. It … Continue reading HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW SIGNS?

Hilton Head Island Oyster Roast

  Bring your own oyster knife to this all you can eat event! Hosted by The Authentic Gullah Museum of Hilton Head Island are welcoming all to "All you can eat" Oyster Roast on Saturday March 3rd from 1-5 PM. Tickets for this event will be available online, see the link below to purchase your … Continue reading Hilton Head Island Oyster Roast

Sweetgrass Basket Making

Learn how to create one of these gorgeous baskets! These baskets are apart of a rich local culture on Hilton Head Island. Learn how the art behind making these beautiful baskets at the Coastal Discovery Museum from 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM.  Be able to not only learn the art but learn about the rich … Continue reading Sweetgrass Basket Making

Island Alphabet: G

Discover more about Hilton Head Island with this daily list of animals, restaurants, and activities. Every week there will be a new list following the order of the alphabet. Giuseppi's Pizza: This restaurant prides itself on creating fantastic pizza and pasta's with the most authentic and fresh ingredients around. Their dough is made daily, and their … Continue reading Island Alphabet: G

History of Hilton Head Island

  Discover how Hilton Head Island became the amazing island that it is today! There is so much rich history within our island that not very many people know about. Here is our new blog series that will discuss once a month how Hilton Head Island grew to become the amazing island we all know … Continue reading History of Hilton Head Island

Dr. Marlena Smalls and The Hallelujah Singers!

Enjoy a night of music with Marlena Smalls and the Hallelujah Singers on Tuesday, October 8th.  As well as the unveiling of our 2014 Gullah Celebration featured artist from 5:30-8:30 at the Seahawk Cultural Center at Hilton Head High School! Start Planning Your Hilton Head Island Vacation Today!

Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes

The sweetgrass basket is one of the most popular souvenirs to take home after a visit to South Carolina.  Brought to the area by slaves who came from West Africa, basketmaking is a traditional art form which has been passed on in the lowcountry from generation to generation for over 300 years.  Being handmade, no two baskets … Continue reading Sweetgrass Basket Making Classes