The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM beginning in March
$85 adult, $65 child
(Under 12 with adult)

 

Museum Hours – 11 AM – 3 PM

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Savannah Port Tour

Meets at Westin Savannah Harbor Resort and Spa Dock, 10 AM – Beginning in March
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina, 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM – Beginning in March
Suggested donation $2 per person

Plant Seekers

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$15 adult, $10 child

 

Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

 

Hilton Head Farmers Market

At the Coastal Discovery Museum
9 AM – 1 PM

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports
10 AM, $32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult)

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton – 10:30 AM
$35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Beach Discovery

Fish Haul Beach Park – 2 PM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM   $7 per person

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM (Begins in April) – $15 adult, $10 child

Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Birding at Pinckney Island 

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
7:30 AM (except Jan. and July)  $12 adult
(12 and older only)

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina
12 PM – December – 2/15; 1 PM after 2/15
$85 adult, $65 child (Under 12 with adult)

Forts of Port Royal

Meets at Port Royal Golf Clubhouse – 10 AM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 7-12)

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports – 10 AM
$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult)

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM $10 per adult, $5 per child

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM Most Wednesdays Oct. – May. Topics vary.

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM (Begins in March)
$85 per person

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (Begins in March)
$10 adult, $5 child

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina- 3 PM (Begins in March)
$21 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12)

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports
10 AM, $32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12
with adult)

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton
10:30 AM, $35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM
$10 per adult, $5 for children (ages 4-12)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
2 PM, $12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

“A Bottle and A Basket”

Meets at the Museum –  –  2/21 only
5 PM
$65 per person

Art and Environment After Hours

Meets at the Museum – 5 PM
$15 per person + materials (depending upon the class) – Begins in March

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM (Begins in April) – $15 adult, $10 child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

Meets at the Museum –
9:30 AM, $15 adult, $10 child (ages 4-12)

Salt Marsh Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 12 PM through 2/15, 1 PM after 2/15
$85 per person

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 12 PM through 2/15, 1 PM after 2/15
$85 adult, $65 child
(Under 12 with adult)

Marsh Tacky Horse Tour

Meets at the Museum
2 PM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Dolphin and Nature Cruise

Meets at Broad Creek Marina- 3 PM (Begins in March)
$21 adult, $13 child (ages 1-12)

Butterfly Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM  (Begins in May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum – 3/2, 3/16, 4/13, 5/4, 5/18 (& 5PM on 4/25)
10:30 AM
$65 per person

 

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Museum Hours – 9AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Hilton Head Farmer’s Market

Tuesdays at Coastal Discovery Museum – 9 AM – 1 PM

Visit the Hilton Head Farmers Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum every Tuesday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Take home fresh local produce, pasture raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she crab soup, and more.  Have your knives sharpened while shopping. Free Parking.  Shop local, meet new friends, strengthen our community, and rebuild our local food economy!  Farmer Vendor application here. Food Vendor application here.

 

 

Generations – Celebrating the Palmer Family

January 5th – February 25th, 2019

The Palmer family’s connection to Hilton Head Island began over fifty years ago and since they have been active in the local art community while also enjoying critical and professional success well outside the geographic confines of the Lowcountry. This exhibition will showcase their spectacular works of art, and share stories of this area’s history and family reminiscences. Jim Palmer and his wife Barbara moved to Hilton Head Island in 1965, initiating this creative family’s long-standing connection to and influence on the community.

 

The Gullah Market: An Arts, Crafts, and Food Expo

Saturday, February 16th & Sunday, February 17th- 11 AM – 5 PM

An all-access experience to Gullah culture! The annual Gullah Market offers cultural demonstrations, authentic Gullah and African crafts and food for sale, as well as an offering of traditional storytelling, music entertainment and the Celebration of African American Authors. An event to be shared with family and friends or for you to make new friends! Featured performances by the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters, Wona Womalan West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Gullah Ooman Louise Cohen and more! This event is part of the month long 23rd Annual Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration. $10.00/general admission, $5.00/youth (5-12) and FREE for Youth (4-under).

Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival

Held at the Coastal Discovery Museum, this  family friendly headlining event features area restaurants and chefs serving up seafood specialties and other tasty cuisine, celebrity chef cooking demonstrations, expanded kids activities, David M. Carmines Foundation Silent Auction, Beer Garden, Artisan Market, Celebrity Chef and Mixology Demonstrations and more. Live music by Deas-Guyz from Noon to 4:00 pm. Free Admission to Children under 10 years of age.  Tickets are $10.00 per person (age 10 and older). There is NO additional cost for parking.  Visit www.hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com to see a schedule of other events between 2/18 and 2/24.

70 Honey Horn Drive – Hilton Head Island, SC -843-689-6767

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 – 4:30 and Sunday 11-3