LOWCOUNTRY’S BEST FARMERS MARKET

If you haven't been to the Bluffton Farmers Market at the Calhoun Cottages on Calhoun Street in Bluffton, then Thursday, December 13, 2018 is your day to go!  Check the weather and dress appropriately to spend the afternoon perusing the market's offerings from 1:00 - 6:00pm.  You will find fresh local produce, plants, nuts, herbs, … Continue reading LOWCOUNTRY’S BEST FARMERS MARKET

LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN SWEETGRASS WREATH

Here's your chance to make a piece of Lowcountry history to take home with you for Christmas!  The Coastal Discovery Museum, one of the local not-for-profit organizations we proudly support, has announced two sweetgrass wreath making classes to be held on December 8th and December 22nd from 10:30 am until 12:30 pm.  A local 7th generation … Continue reading LEARN TO MAKE YOUR OWN SWEETGRASS WREATH

FUN FACTS ABOUT PALMETTO DUNES’ LAGOONS

In the 1970s, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort was searching for a solution to two problems:  shallow waterways and a rapidly eroding beachfront.  At high tide, the 3-mile long beach would almost disappear.  At low tide, the 150-foot wide beach was too wet to enjoy. Enter Dr. Per Bruun, a Danish engineer and world-renowned pioneer in … Continue reading FUN FACTS ABOUT PALMETTO DUNES’ LAGOONS

HAVE YOU SEEN THE NEW SIGNS?

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?

#StrawlessSummer

When you are on Hilton Head Island this summer, you might be surprised to find that you are not given a straw with your beverage. No, it is not because they forgot to, it is because many local dining establishments are participating in the Palmetto Ocean Conservancy’s Strawless Summer Campaign. (#StrawlessSummer) From July through September, … Continue reading #StrawlessSummer

“FORE” Your Information, we have breathtaking golf courses

Hilton Head Island is a choice destination for outdoor enthusiasts of any sort, but it is most well known as a golfer's paradise. Located just off the coast of South Carolina, the island can be an easy day trip from Beaufort or Savannah but with beautiful beaches and more than 250 restaurants, it's truly a … Continue reading “FORE” Your Information, we have breathtaking golf courses

Summer Inspired Snack

While relaxing on the beach or sitting on the pool enjoy this tasty treat! If you love fruit and especially love chocolate, then you'll love these pineapple slices dipped in chocolate with toasted coconut. This recipe is super simple, only taking 20 minutes and all you need are these 3 ingredients, 1 fresh pineapple peeled and cored … Continue reading Summer Inspired Snack