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Original Visitor's Guide to Hilton Head Island & The Lowcountry

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  • Member Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce, Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce, Hilton Head Area Hospitality Association

    Island Events Magazine is published monthly by Island Communications, P.O. Box 5511, HiltonHead Island, S.C. 29938, PHONE (843) 757-9889, FAX (843) 757-9189, e-mail:icom@hiltonhead.com. Look for us on the web at hiltonhead.com/category/magazines.Island Events prints a minimum of 685,000 copies per year and is distributed to approximately500 Island locations. Subscriptions available at $25.00 (Canada, $35 US) per year, single copiesavailable for postage and handling charges of $5.00 (Canada, $6 US). Send check to addressabove. The design, concept, and contents of Island Events are copyrighted and may not in anymanner be reproduced in part or whole without written permission from the publisher.Every effort is made to provide dependable information, however, the publisher does not warrantthat the content herein is complete or accurate. Any rates, special offers, etc. are subject tochange and are not guaranteed by Island Communications.

    Copyright 2011, Island Communications. All rights reserved.

    CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ....................Linda Rew-GiffordPUBLISHER ................................................Lorraine JennessART DIRECTOR ................................................Jennifer MlayPRODUCTION DIRECTOR ....................................Lynn SmithEDITOR ............................................................Allyson JonesCONTRIBUTING WRITERS ................Blue Water Tackleshop,

    Jo Emery, Kathleen McMenamin, Georgene Mortimer,Carey North, Patte Ranney, Doug Weaver

    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE ........................................Eric StraussACCOUNTING ..................................................Mallory RaleyDISTRIBUTION STAFF................................Bruce McLemore,

    Gerry Norris, John TantCONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER ....................Joyce Harkins

    cEditors Note

    Summertime and the living is easy especially when youre spend-ing the summer on Hilton Head Island.

    A world-class vacation destination, Hilton Head is home to 12 milesof hard-packed, white-sand shoreline, more than 50 miles of pavedpublic pathways, every imaginable water sport, an array of family-friendly activities and entertainment, hundreds of delicious restaurantsand retail stores, dozens of golf courses, exceptional tennis facilities,outstanding performing arts organizations and so much more.

    This issue of Island Events is devoted to summer fun, from our spe-cial Just for Kids section with details on local camps, clinics, classes,family entertainment, tours and excursion to our July Highlightsfeature with information on the best places to enjoy Fourth of Julyfestivities and fireworks.

    Keeping cool is essential this month, so set sail on a dolphin naturecruise, try stand-up paddleboarding, head out for a day of deep-seafishing, race over the waves on a jet ski or simply splash in the surf.For even more ideas on ways to beat the heat in July, check out ADay on the Water.

    Also in this issue of Island Events, join realtor Carey North in ThePursuit of Happiness, experience the unique strand feeding behaviorof local dolphins with Capt. Patte Ranney of Outside Hilton Headand learn what makes the nighttime water glow with MasterNaturalist Kathleen McMenamin of H2O Sports.

    Go fishing with Blue Water Tackleshop, master downhill lies withformer PGA Touring pro Doug Weaver, chill out with GeorgeneMortimer of Island Winery, make Up the Creek Pub & Grills FamousBuffalo Chicken Dip or homemade play dough with a recipe courtesyof The Sandbox.

    As always, the best in the Lowcountry and Coastal Empire is just aclick away at hiltonhead.com, hiltonheadisland.com, bluffton.com,savannah.com, stsimonsisland.com and beaufort.com. View allof our priceless publications online, anytime, and print out exactlywhat you need, when you need it.

    All of us at Island Communications hope you and yours enjoy ahappy and safe Independence Day. Enjoy your time in the Lowcountryand visit us again soon!

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    FEATURES10 July Highlights

    By Allyson Jones12 Must Taste14 Island Calendar

    Activities and Events Islandwide18 The Perfect Chill

    By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery26 The Crazy Crab Crab Races27 Up the Creek Pub & Grills Famous Buffalo

    Chicken Dip28 Dining With Kids29 Shelter Cove Harbour Summer Entertainment36 The Pursuit of Happiness

    By Carey North, Palmetto Sands Realty48 Island Style62 Island Horoscope July

    An Island Events Favorite70 Island Beaches72 Island Tides86 Recreational Pathways Guide88 Island Parks

    104 The Magic of Gary Maurer106 Homemade Fun: Play Dough

    Courtesy of The Sandbox109 Lights Out for Turtles110 A Day on the Water112 Strand Feeding

    By Capt. Patte Ranney, Outside Hilton Head114 Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates

    By Kathleen McMenamin, H2O Sports116 Fishing Heats Up

    Courtesy of Blue Water Tackleshop118 Downhill Lies

    By I.J. Schecter with Doug Weaver121 Events Puzzle

    By Jo Emery

    DEPARTMENTS6 Editors Note

    12 Dining & Lounges36 Lodging & Real Estate 40 Arts & Services 46 Shopping70 Activities92 Just for Kids96 Puzzle Answer

    120 Golf Chart122 Directory of Advertisers124 Map of Hilton Head Island

    CONTENTSJULY 2011 / 38TH YEAR / ISSUE 5

    About Our Cover...Kylee and Taylor Gleasondiscover that tubing on a

    customized watersportsadventure with Live Oac is

    a great way to beat thesummer heat.

    Photography by Joyce Harkins,Hilton Head Island Photography.

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    Arts Center of Coastal CarolinaAssemblage artist Caroll Williamsand photographer Donna Varnercast a quirky eye on old discard-ed artifacts engine parts, rustymetal, Scrabble tiles and more and create contemporary artwith a history. Their [arti]Fact &Fiction exhibit is showcased inthe Art League of Hilton HeadsGallery at the Arts Center fromJuly 6-30 with an Artist Receptionon July 7 from 5-7 p.m. (843)681-5060 or artleaguehhi.org.

    Fourth of JulyIndependence Day is Monday,July 4, and the holiday startsearly on Hilton Head Island andends with a bang.

    At the Tanger Outlets, the 4th ofJuly Weekend Sale runs July 1-4. With two convenient locations,one and two miles west of HiltonHead Island, enjoy extra savingsfrom your favorite brand nameoutlet stores during the four-daysidewalk sale. (843) 837-5410or tangeroutlet.com.

    A family-friendly celebrationwith patriotic music and aparade of signs, the 3rdAnnual Independence DayCelebration hosted by the HiltonHead Island TEA Party takesplace in the air-conditionedcomfort of Hilton Head HighSchools Visual and PerformingArts Center on July 3 from 1-3:30 p.m. teapartyhhi.org.

    Over 1,100 runners and walk-ers of all ages and abilities areexpected to participate in the

    26th Annual Hargray HiltonHead Firecracker 5000 RoadRace and Family Fun Walkkicking off at The Mall atShelter Cove on July 4 at 8 a.m.The Post-Race Celebrationincludes music, refreshments anddoor prizes. (843) 757-8520or bearfootsports.com.

    In Harbour Town, family favoriteGregg Russell can be foundperforming under the LibertyOak, Sunday through Fridaythroughout the summer, startingat 8 p.m. Prior to his show, checkout the entertainment andactivities, featuring Yostie thePuppeteller on select evenings,face painting, magic and more.Saturday nights, enjoy a rockingood time with The SteppinStones, a young but seasoned classic rock band.

    On July 4 at 9:30 a.m., theInaugural 4th of July Paradesteps out in Harbour Town. Toparticipate, meet in the parkinglot adjacent to the HarbourTown Lighthouse for decoratingsupplies to outfit your bicycle,wagon, dog or kids. Entries willbe judged on patriotism. Planto return early that evening forthe 4th of July Festivities inHarbour Town which concludewith a fireworks extravaganzaaround 9 p.m. (843) 842-1979or seapines.com.

    Throughout the day, the 4th ofJuly Golf Challenge takes placeon the Pete Dye-designed HeronPoint course in The Sea PinesResort. Golfers use a flag to

    by Allyson Jones

    July Highlights

    The cast of Smokey Joes Caf heatsup the Arts Center through Aug. 6.

    Photography By Anne

    Things are hot on Hilton Head Island from the soaringtemperatures to the sizzling special events. With GrammyAward-winning musicals, uplifting concerts, holiday hap-penings, one-of-a-kind exhibits and world-class sportingevents, there are plenty of ways to keep cool duringsteamy summer days.

    Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

    Featuring 39 pop stan-dards from Poison Ivy

    and Yakety Yak toHound Dog and StandBy Me, soak in the malt

    shop sounds of leg-endary songwriters JerryLeiber and Mike Stoller

    when the Arts Center ofCoastal Carolina pre-

    sents Smokey Joes Cafthrough August 6. A fast-paced trip through some

    of the biggest hits ofrock n roll and R&B,Smokey Joes Caf is

    the hottest joint in town.(843) 842-2787 or

    artshhi.com.

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    mark the point where they hittheir 72nd shot, with handicapapplied. The one whose flag isclosest to the clubhouse wins.Normal greens fees apply. (843)842-1477 or seapines.com.

    A Fourth of July carnival featur-ing a bounce house, corn holecontests, a snow cone station,games, holiday crafts, BBQlunch and more, POP! GoesThe Sandbox promises fun forthe young and young-at-hearton July 4 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.at The Sandbox, An InteractiveChildrens Museum.

    Later in the month, cool off atThe Sandboxs Christmas inJuly party on July 27. MeetHilton Head Yacht Club captainsand see their boats, play in theBalloon Typhoon and snow,create holiday crafts and hangout with Santa during this spe-cial celebration. Admission foreither event is $10 per person,free for children under 2. (843)842-7645 or thesandbox.org.

    At Shelter Cove CommunityPark, the Island Rec. Centerhosts Summer Jams onTuesday nights (except July 5)from 7-10 p.m. Jeff Taylor of103.1 The Drive provides musicand games, plus there arebounce houses, face painting,concessions and more. Just dontforget to bring a chair or blanketto catch the fireworks show overShelter Cove Harbour after dusk,especially for the HolidaySummer Jams taking placeon July 4 at 6 p.m. Admissionis free. (843) 681-7273 orislandreccenter.org.

    On the Islands north end, theChart House and Hudsons hostthe 27th Annual Free SkullCreek Community Fireworkson July 4. Outside entertainmentbegins at 6 p.m. with fireworksfrom a barge in the IntracoastalWaterway at 9:30 p.m. Arriveearly to stake out a spot andbring blankets and chairs. Free

    parking and shuttle service isavailable from the Boys & Girls Club on Gum Tree Road. (843) 681-2772 orhudsonsonthedocks.com.

    The Players AmateurHosted by the Heritage ClassicFoundation, the worlds bestamateur golfers will be on handfor The Players Amateur, July7-10. Held annually on the TomFazio-designed Belfair Golf Clubin Bluffton, past participantsinclude Ben Curtis, Lucas Glover,Bill Haas, JB Holmes, DustinJohnson, Matt Kuchar, CamiloVillegas and Nick Watney. Lastyear, Oklahoma State seniorKevin Tway, son of PGA Tour starBob Tway, rallied on the backnine to capture the title. Admis-sion is free, cameras and cellphones are not allowed. (843)671-2448 or playersam.com.

    Camp RockThis summer at camp was sup-posed to be all about the musicand having the time of their lives,but ends up being a showdownbetween two music camps whenMain Street Youth Theatre pre-sents Disneys high-energymusical, Camp Rock, July 13-25. Performances take place atthe Visual and Performing ArtsCenter on July 13-15, 20-23and 27-30 at 7:30 p.m. withSunday matinees on July 24 and31 at 2 p.m. (843) 689-6246or msyt.org.

    Picnic & PopsOn July 20, the Hilton HeadSymphony Orchestras Picnic &Pops outdoor summer concertseries returns to Shelter CoveCommunity Park with Lavon C.Stevens and Friends: Gospeland Jazz Music of OurHeart. An exciting celebrationof the music that touches thehuman heart and soul, the parkopens at 5:30 p.m. and the con-cert starts at 7 p.m. Bring yourown picnic or purchase conces-sion on-site. (843) 842-2055or hhso.org.

    Independence Day HarbourFest,Shelter Cove Harbour

    Fourth of JulyEvery night isHarbourFest at ShelterCove Harbour withlongtime local favoritesShannon Tanner andCappy the Clown, livemusic, arts and crafts,bounce houses, balloontwisting and much more.On Tuesday evenings,fireworks light up thesky with a specialIndependence DayHarbourFest plannedfor Monday, July 4.Admission and parkingat Shelter Cove Harbouris always free. (843) 686-9098 orsheltercovehiltonhead.com.

  • Where can you find the best specialtyburgers in town? Offering 20 mouth-watering

    burger options, AJs Burgers is THE place. Enjoyindoor or outdoor seating, for sports fans and families alike.

    Bistro 17 offers casual bistro dining with a European flair, all whileoverlooking picturesque Shelter Cove Marina. Delicious food and

    gracious service can be found here for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

    The British Open Pub offers authentic English food, American favoritesand Certified Angus beef in a family-friendly, pub-style atmosphere at both their

    Hilton Head and Bluffton locations.

    Caseys Sports Bar & Grille features the Islands best over-sized wings andhouse specialties like the Roast Beef on Weck, a variety of wraps, cheese steaks,

    sandwiches, salads and enormous hamburgers.

    Enjoy creative cuisine, legendary seafood specialties, decadent desserts and spectacularwaterfront dining at the Chart House.

    Seafood Lovers can jump right into a steamed seafood pot filled with lobster, shrimp,snow crab legs and oysters at either of the two great waterfront locations of The CrazyCrab.

    Whats more delicious than a doughnut? A fresh, hot, hand-dipped, custom-made cakedoughnut from Flamingos Doughnut Cafe.

    The Frosty Frog Cafe not only serves up the most outrageously delicious frozendaiquiris, Frosty also offers finger-licking good food.

    How does gourmet Italian Ice, coffee, tea, slushies, pretzels and other treats sound?Look for all of these at Frostys Italian Ices and More located at Shelter CoveHarbour Marina.

    Award-winning wings are just one of the tasty menu items found at Hilton HeadBrewing Co. 1st Overall Winner of the 2011 Hilton Head Island WingFest.

    Munchies, sub sandwiches and desserts can be enjoyed, along with the humorousnational touring comedians, at Hilton Head Comedy Club.

    Its Greek To Me serves the Islands best calamari, an array of Greek specialty dishesand homemade, mouth-watering desserts while dining indoors or out on the spaciouspatio or roof-top terrace.

    Build your own Seafood Volcano a smoking mound of seafood at Kingfisher

    MustMust

  • Seafood Pasta & Steak House on the water atShelter Cove Harbour.

    New cookout favorites including slow-roasted, pulled porkbarbecue, ribs, roasted corn and other traditional cookout

    items can be found at Kiwis Island Cookout at South Beach Marina Village.

    Great seafood and steaks can be enjoyed, along with a breathtaking view, while seatedindoors or out at Lands End Tavern.

    Choose succulent seafood or a fine Italian specialty while admiring magnificent marinaviews from the patio tables at Little Venice Restaurant & Lounge.

    Fresh, homemade and tasty American and Mediterranean food can be found at TheMarket Street Cafe, a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

    Dine inside or out in a friendly and fun atmosphere for lunch and dinner seven days aweek at Parrot Cove Grill & Bar. An extensive menu and a water view are sure to bepleasing to the eye and the palette.

    A large sushi bar, along with the fun, entertaining Hibachi-style dining, can now beenjoyed in Bluffton at Sake House Japanese Steak, Seafood and Sushi Bar.

    Enjoy a full menu of seafood, salads and sandwiches served along with tropical freezesand ocean breezes at The Salty Dog Cafe.

    San Miguels Mexican on the Marina Eat in or dine out by the water and enjoylive music on their deck at Shelter Cove Harbour! Quench your thirst at San Miguels,the home of the Islands Best Margaritas!

    For the very best in Italian cuisine, visit Stellini Italian Restaurant theLowcountrys Little Italy since 1989!

    Mouth-watering seafood items, their own house-smoked, pulled pork barbeque andamazing Broad Creek burgers can be found at Up the Creek Pub & Grill, wherecasual waterfront dining is yours to enjoy.

    A gem located in the center of historic Bluffton, Vineyard 55 offers incredible farm-fresh cuisine, along with a large wine selection, craft beers on draftand flawless service.

    Dedicating themselves to fresh, first-qualityingredients and known for the best wingssouth of Buffalo, Wild Wing Caf servesHot Wings Cold Beer Good Times!

    Fresh seafood, delicious steaks andsandwiches, along with one of thebest views on the Island, can befound at The Wreck of The SaltyDog Cafe.

    TasteTaste

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    For details on kids camps, clinics, classes,family entertainment, trips, tours andexcursions, please see our special Just forKids section starting on page 92.

    Ongoing: Entertainment at The Salty DogCafe in South Beach Marina Village. Live musicnightly with Dave Kemmerly or Bruce Crichton,6-10 p.m. Pictures with Jake the Salty Dog dailyat 3 & 7 p.m. Tie-Dyeing of custom Salty Dog T-shirts, Mon.-Fri., starting at 11 a.m. MagicShows with South Carolina Magician of theYear, Gary Maurer, Fri.-Sun., at 7 & 8 p.m. Live

    Kids Music featuring The Maggie and JacksonKids Music Show, Mon.-Thurs., 7 & 8 p.m.;Daily face painting starting at 6:30 p.m. (843)683-6465 or saltydog.com.

    Ongoing: Live entertainment at KingfisherSeafood, Pasta & Steak House in Shelter CoveHarbour. Joseph the Magician on Sun. & Mon.;Classic Rock with The Steppin Stones on Tues.;R&B/Motown with Alexander Newton on Wed.;Soft Rock with David Wingo on Thurs.; Jazz with the Earl Williams Band on Fri. 18Harbourside Lane. (843) 785-4442 orkingfisherseafood.com.

    Ongoing: Daily tours of the Rose Hill Mansionin Bluffton, a Gothic Revival-style home builtcirca 1858 and listed on the National Registerof Historic Places. Reservations required. 199 Rose Hill Way. (843) 757-6046 orrosehillmansion.com.

    Ongoing: The Art Academy of the Hilton HeadArt League offers classes and workshops for allages and skill levels. Pre-registration required.106 Cordillo Pkwy. (843) 842-5738 orartleaguehhi.org.

    Ongoing: HarbourFest 2011 at Shelter CoveHarbour, 6-9:30 p.m. Arts and crafts, food,

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    family activities and live entertainment with afireworks display at dusk on Tuesdays. Free parking and admission. Special IndependenceDay HarbourFest on Monday, July 4. (843) 686-9098 or palmettodunes.com.

    Ongoing: Docent-Guided Tours of the HistoricHeyward House in Old Town Bluffton, Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Guided Walking Tours ofBlufftons National Register Historic Districtavailable by appointment. 70 Boundary St.(843) 757-6293 or heywardhouse.org.

    Monday - Saturday: Wine Flights & Cheeseat the Island Winery, 12:30-2:30 p.m. $7 perflight. 12-A Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 orislandwinery.com.

    Monday - Friday: Shannon Tanners FamilyExtravaganza Show at the Shelter Cove HarbourGazebo, 6:30 & 8 p.m. Interactive concerts oforiginal ballads, 60s standards and sing-a-longs.Free and open to the public. (843) 686-9098 or sheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    Monday - Friday: Family entertainment andairbrush tattoos in the kiosk area at Coligny Plaza,6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday Night Magic withGary Maurer; Reggae with Positive Vibration onTues.; Candace Woodson & The Domino TheoryBand on Wed.; The Steppin Stones on Thurs.;Music Madness on Fri. Yostie the Puppeteer onMon. & Fri., 10-11 a.m. 1 N. Forest Beach Dr.(843) 842-6050 or colignyplaza.com.

    Monday - Thursday: Wine & Cheese HappyHour at the Island Winery starting at 4 p.m. Covercharge. 12-A Cardinal Rd. (843) 842-3141 orislandwinery.com.

    Mondays: Summer Book Clubs & Story Timesat The Storybook Shoppe in Bluffton on July 11,18 & 25. The Caldecott Club for ages 5-7 at10 a.m. The Newberry Club for ages 8-12 at11 a.m. Story Time for ages 4-6 at 1 p.m. PageTurners Book Club for 5th and 6th graders at2 p.m. Story Time for 3 year-olds at 3 p.m.Pre-registration required. 41A Calhoun St. (843)757-2600 or www.thestorybookshoppe.com.

    Mondays: Where Does the Power Come From?golf clinic and demonstration with former PGATouring pro Doug Weaver at the Jones GolfCenter in Palmetto Dunes, 4 p.m. Free. (843)785-1138 or palmettodunes.com.

    Mondays: Welcome Exhibition and HappyHour at the Palmetto Dunes Tennis Center,

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    5:30 p.m. Staff members and guests gather overcocktails to watch the pros play on center court. Complimentary. 6 Trent Jones Lane.(843) 785-1152 or palmettodunes.com.

    Mondays: Top-Flight Doubles Tennis Exhibitionsat the Van Der Meer Shipyard Tennis Center,5:30 p.m. Complimentary refreshments and prizedrawings. (843) 785-8388 or vdmtennis.com.

    Mondays: Rick Hubbards Because Were OnVacation at the Hilton Head Comedy Club inPineland Station. July 11, 18 & 25, 7:30 p.m. Aninteractive music and comedy show for all ageswith free kazoos. Doors open at 7 p.m.; kid-friendly menu available. 430 Wm. Hilton Pkwy.(843) 681-7757 or hiltonheadcomedyclub.com.

    Mondays: The Hilton Head Shore Notes (SweetAdelines) rehearse at Island Lutheran Church, 7 p.m. Guests welcome. 4400 Main St. (843)681-3516 or hiltonheadshorenotes.com.

    Tuesday - Sunday: Gullah Heritage Trail Toursdepart from the Coastal Discovery Museum atHoney Horn. Experience the Gullah culture ofHilton Head Island on a narrated tour. Reservations

    required. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 681-7066or gullaheritage.com.

    Tuesday - Sunday: Americas best touringcomedians perform at the Hilton Head ComedyClub in Pineland Station at 9 p.m.; Sat. at 8 &10 p.m. Tim Walkoe, July 1-3; Allyn Ball (RatedR), July 5-10; Dennis Blair, July 12-17; RonShock, July 19-24; Steven Pearl (Rated R), July 25-31. Reservations recommended. 430 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 681-7757 orhiltonheadcomedyclub.com.

    Tuesdays & Thursdays: Evening Turtle Talk& Walk with the Coastal Discovery Museum atvarious locations, 8 p.m. A lecture and beachwalk educating participants about the threatenedloggerhead sea turtle. Reservations required. (843)689-6767 ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

    Tuesdays: Traditional Farmers Market inBlufftons Buckwalter Place, 3-6 p.m. Fresh local produce directly from Lowcountry farmers. Buckwalter Place Blvd.buckwalterfarmersmarket.com.

    Tuesdays: Complimentary Golf Exhibition withRick Barry at the Ocean Course/Heron PointPlantation Clubhouse in The Sea Pines Resort,

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    Are you that guy or gal who likes to put icecubes in your wine? Are you tired of your wine-savvy friends rolling their eyes at you for adul-terating a fine Chardonnay? Whats wrong witha cube or two in your Chablis, after all?

    Whether youre the one committing this faux pasor you want to rehabilitate somebody who does,its time we all familiarize ourselves with theground rules when it comes to giving your winethe perfect chill.

    The Perfect TemperatureEvery wine has an ideal temperature for serv-ing. White wines should be served at about45 degrees Fahrenheit and red wines shouldbe served at a few degrees below roomtemperature.

    Adding ice to wine, while quickly reducing thetemperature, will dilute the wine and give it awatery flavor. Also, your hands are a balmy98 degrees about the temperature of a warmbath and thats why wine glasses have theirdistinct shape, so you can grasp the stemwithout heating up the wine in the glass.

    If youre in a hurry to get your wine chilled, youcan always buy it chilled from most liquor storesor just pop it in the freezer for a few minutes.

    Refreshment on a Hot DaySometimes an icy beverage is the best way togo, especially if youre by the pool or just try-ing to take the edge off a hot day. Do yourselfa favor and mix up a Sangria!

    Get a bottle of fruit wine or really any wine ofyour choice add some Sprite, your favorite

    fruit juice and those ice cubes for a great treat.If youre feeling particularly festive, add somefruit-flavored vodka or a liqueur alcohol togive it that extra kick.

    There is nothing wrong with the classic winespritzer either. Just add equal parts wine, Sprite,or club soda over ice for an easy cocktail. Thisis a simple, do-it-yourself drink, if youre at aparty where wine is being served because mosthosts will (or should) also have soft drinks avail-able. A word of caution, though: If youre goingto a party where your host is serving a higher-end wine, dont insult his or her hospitality byusing a rare vintage as a mixer.

    Hot Weather SuggestionsAt Island Winery, our Harvest White sweet mus-cadine wine and our Riesling are delicious whenserved frosty cold.

    Chardonnay, especially oak-aged ones suchas ours, should always be served warmer, atthe recommended temperature of 45 to even50 degrees. Our Southern Passion is sangria,so it is great on its own or as the base for yourfavorite sangria recipe. For a really special twist,try adding our cranberry wine to any cocktailthat calls for cranberry juice. It also makes afabulous cranberry martini!

    Stop by Island Winery at 12A Cardinal Roadfor a great selection of award-winningwines, ranging from Old World vinted drywines to Low Country Specialty wines, madeon Hilton Head Island. Store/Tasting hoursare Monday-Saturday, 12:30-5:30 p.m.,with Wine Flights & Cheese availablefrom 12:30-2:30 p.m. A Wine & CheeseHappy Hour is offered Monday-Thursdaystarting at 4 p.m. (843) 842-3141 orislandwinery.com.

    By Georgene Mortimer, Island WineryThe Perfect Chill

    Our Southern Passion issangria, so it is great on its own or as the base for yourfavorite sangria recipe.

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    AJs BurgersNew Orleans Road, by Blockbuster, E-20 onmap. GPS: 1-G New Orleans Road. Serving 20 mouth-watering specialty burgers using thefreshest ground chuck and a mind-bogglingarray of fresh toppings, along with wraps,salads, chili, hand-cut French fries andhomemade beer-battered onion rings. OpenMon.-Sat. from 11 a.m. See ad page 17. (843) 341-3556. ajsburgers.net.

    Bistro 17Shelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Now serving breakfast.Newly-expanded with a full bar. Waterfrontbistro dining with a cozy, French cafe flair. Dineindoors or outside overlooking the marina andenjoy our extensive wine selection and creativecuisine. Dog friendly! Continuous service 8:30 a.m.-10 p.m., seven days a week. See adpage 32. (843) 785-5517. bistro17hhi.com.

    British Open PubThe Village at Wexford, F-20 on map. GPS:1000 William Hilton Parkway #D3; SheridanPark, Bluffton, Mainland on map. GPS: 5Sherington Drive. Authentic British fare served in an attractive pub-style restaurant with golf art, memorabilia and the only bar by Titleist.Serving the Islands best fish and chips, CertifiedAngus Beef, fresh seafood, our famous pot piesand more. Seven imported beers on tap. VotedIslands Best Bar/Tavern. Serving Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-10 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-10 p.m.; SundayBrunch, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. See ad page 23. (843)686-6736 (Hilton Head), 815-6736 (Bluffton).britishopenpub.net.

    Captain Johns Galley at The Salty Dog CafeSouth Beach Marina Village, The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Enjoy seafood right out of the ocean andonto your plate. Serving great seafood, steaks,pasta and more in a fun, nautical atmosphere.Open daily, 11 a.m.-10 p.m. See ad pages 64-67. (843) 671-5199. saltydog.com.

    Caseys Sports Bar & GrilleNew Orleans Road, E-19 on map. GPS: 37New Orleans Road #J. Over 40 TVs for viewingall your favorite sporting events and not a badseat in the house. Offering a full bar, fantasticHappy Hour and full menu for the hearty andhealthy appetite. The Islands best collection ofsports memorabilia. Great Buffalo wings, roastbeef on weck, soups, sandwiches, salads andmore. Open 11 a.m.-2 a.m. daily. See ad page 22. (843) 785-2255. caseyshhi.com.

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    Chart HouseHudson Road off Squire Pope Road, S-28 onmap. GPS: 2 Hudson Road. Join us forspectacular waterfront dining at the legendaryChart House located on the IntracoastalWaterway. Chart House offers beautiful viewsand outdoor seating on the fabulous new patio.The menu features fresh fish, pristine seafood,succulent steaks, Lowcountry specialty items and more. Open daily for lunch and dinner;Early Bird available; Sunday Brunch. See adpage 19. (843) 342-9066. chart-house.com.

    The Crazy CrabHarbour Town, H-8 on map. GPS: 149Lighthouse Road; Jarvis Creek, Q-24 on map.GPS: 104 William Hilton Parkway. Fresh localseafood in two picturesque settings on thewater. Casual dining and great family fun. Enjoy local seafood favorites prepared any way you like. Kids menu available. Servinglunch and dinner daily. See ad page 3. (843)363-2722 (Jarvis Creek), 681-5021 (HarbourTown). thecrazycrab.com.

    Flamingos Doughnut CafeOffice Park Road, in the Park Plaza Shopping

    Center, F-17 on map. GPS: 33-C Office ParkRoad. Enjoy a fresh, hot, hand-dipped, custommade cake doughnut from Hilton Heads onlyspecialty doughnut shop! Also serving traditionalbreakfasts, along with special creations. Forlunch, order a fresh chicken or tuna pita or wrap or another of the many fresh and deliciousmade-to-order selections. Serving breakfast and lunch. See ad page 23. (843) 686-4606.flamingosdoughnutcafe.com.

    The Frosty Frog Cafe Daiquiri BarColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. Hilton Heads only daiquiribar and caf with a large selection of daiquiris,full bar and non-frozen drinks with a choice of 80, 151 or 190 proof. Gallons and halfgallons to go. Full menu with appetizers, salads, subs, sandwiches (including prime rib),20 oz. Certified Black Angus burgers and more.Now serving pizza. Play NTN Trivia. Open daily, 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Lunch and dinner until 10 p.m. See ad page 14. (843) 686-3764.frostyfrog.com.

    Frostys Italian Ices & MoreShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 9Harbourside Lane. A locals favorite specializingin fat-free Italian ices, homemade fudge (avail-able for shipping, ask about our seasonal

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    flavors) and ice cream. We also have coffee,donuts and hot pretzels. Come visit our store,next to Legacy Design Photographers. See ad page 33. (843) 341-5423.frostysitalianices.com.

    Hilton Head Brewing CompanyGreenwood Dr. in Reilleys Plaza, E-16 on map.GPS: 7 Greenwood Drive. South Carolinas firstmicrobrewery since Prohibition. Serving fresh,local seafood along with daily specials. Join usfor our great Happy Hour with drink specials.Open daily, 11:30 a.m.-until. Happy Hour, 4-7 p.m. See ad page 21. (843) 785-3900.hiltonheadbrewingcompany.com.

    Hilton Head Comedy ClubIn Pineland Station, K-33 on map. GPS: 430William Hilton Parkway. Every week featuringnational touring comedians. Tuesdays areLadies Night, only $6 admission for ourfemale friends. As always, there is never a drinkminimum. Offering full beverage service and a select menu of fresh appetizers and desserts.Must be 18 years or older. Tues.-Fri. and Sun.shows start at 9 p.m. Sat. shows at 8 and 10 p.m. All shows are $12. Reservations recom-

    mended. See ad page 17. (843) 681-7757.hiltonheadcomedyclub.com.

    Its Greek To Me11 Lagoon Road, across from Coligny Plaza,C-19 on map. GPS: 11 Lagoon Road. Enjoy an array of Greek specialty and authenticdishes prepared from scratch using secretfamily recipes and only the finest ingredients.Serving lunch and dinner daily, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Happy Hour, 5-8 p.m. Take-out and Kids Menu available. See ad page 17.(843) 842-4033. itsgreektomesc.com.

    Jakes Salty Dog PizzaSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Serving hand-tossed pizza, sandwiches,salads and more. Free Sea Pines delivery.Check out our specials in the center spread.Open daily, 11 a.m. See ad pages 64-67.(843) 671-2020. saltydog.com.

    Kingfisher Seafood, Pasta & Steak HouseShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS:18 Harbourside Lane. Voted Islands BestSeafood. Live entertainment and dancing five nights per week. Award-winning Chefcreates fresh seafood, pasta, and steaks

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    Did YouKnow?You can view the current

    issue of Island Events,

    page-by-page, online at:

    hiltonhead.com/category/magazines

    Sand Dollar

    Author: Unknown Source: seashells.org

    Theres a pretty little legend that I would like to tell,of the birth and death of Jesus found in this lowly shell.

    If you examine it closely youll see that you find here,four nail holes and a fifth one made by a Romans spear.

    On one side the Easter Lily, its center is the star,that appeared unto the shepherds and led them from afar.

    The Christmas poinsettia etched on the other side,reminds us of His Birthday our happy Christmastide.

    Now break the center open and here you will release,the five white doves awaiting to spread good will and peace.

    This simple little symbol Christ left for you and me,to help us spread the gospel through all eternity.

    LEGEND OF THE

    with a breathtaking water view and incredibleMediterranean dcor. Early Bird specialsavailable nightly from 4:30-6 p.m. and HappyHour specials available nightly from 4:30-7 p.m. Outdoor seating and private banquetspace available, as well. Go to KingfishersFacebook page for special deals, events andentertainment schedule. See ad page 15. (843) 785-4442. kingfisherseafood.com.

    Kiwis Island CookoutSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Serving cookout favorites including slow-roasted pulled pork BBQ, ribs, roastedcorn and other traditional cookout items. Open daily, 4 p.m. See ad pages 64-67. (843) 671-2233. saltydog.com.

    Lands End TavernSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea Pines Drive. Serving everything from fresh sea-food to delicious steaks, its hard not to findsomething to enjoy, and almost impossible to forget the waterfront view. Open 8 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. Early Bird Discount, 4-6 daily.

    Happy Hour Specials, 4-6 p.m. See ad pages64-67. (843) 671-5456. saltydog.com.

    The Little VeniceShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Authentic Italian dishes.Enjoy dinner overlooking picturesque ShelterCove Harbour. Indoor and outside seatingavailable. Early Bird Specials with 20% discountbetween 5-6 p.m. (except during HarbourFestand holidays). Open daily at 5 p.m. See adpage 35. (843) 785-3300.

    The Market Street CafeColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. A casual cafe offering well-prepared American and Mediterranean special-ties. Favorites include gyros, sub sandwiches,traditional Italian and Greek pizzas, homemadesoups, salads, grinders, Greek-style dinners,homemade desserts and more. Patio diningavailable. Eat in or take out. Childrens menu.See coupon ad page 19. (843) 686-4976.marketstreetcafe.com.

    Parrot Cove Grill and BarShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Parrot Cove Grill and Baroffers family-oriented, kid and pet-friendlydining. Located by the Shelter Cove playground

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    and the nightly music of Shannon Tanner. Widevariety menu, including All-You-Can-Eat SnowCrab Legs, pasta, ribs, sandwiches and a great kids menu. Open daily, 11a.m.-10 p.m.Full bar, outdoor dining and TVs. To-go andcatering menus available. See ad page 32.(843) 341-3500. parrotcovegrill.com.

    Sake House Japanese Sushi & Steak HouseIn the Best Buy Shopping Center, Bluffton,Mainland on map. GPS: 1017 Fording IslandRoad. Now open in Bluffton. An entertaininghibachi grill show cooked right in front of you at one of 13 hibachi tables. Plus, a large sushibar with a huge array of fresh fish and seafood.A full bar with a wide selection of sake, beer,wine and liquor. Private room available. OpenMon.-Thurs., 11:30 a.m.-10 p.m.; Fri. & Sat., 11:30 a.m.-10:30 p.m.; Sun., 12:30-10 p.m.See ad page 25. (843) 706-9222.

    The Salty Dog CafeSouth Beach Marina Village, The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Enjoy the famous steamed shrimp,frozen drinks, casual atmosphere, great foodand live entertainment at the Islands favoriteoutdoor cafe overlooking beautiful BraddocksCove. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m. daily. HappyHour, 4-6 p.m. See ad pages 64-67. (843)671-2233. saltydog.com.

    San Miguels Mexican CafeHarbourside III at Shelter Cove Marina, H-26 on

    map. GPS: 9 Harbourside Lane. Inside andoutdoor dining with harbourside bar featuringlive entertainment and the Islands bestmargaritas. Serving Hilton Heads freshestMexican food for over 25 years. Kids menuavailable. Open daily at 11:30 a.m.; HappyHour, Mon.-Fri., 4-6 p.m.; Sun. dinner at 5 p.m. See ad page 32. (843) 842-4555.sanmiguels.com.

    Shelter Cove HarbourMid-Island, across from the entrance toPalmetto Dunes, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Discover the Lowcountrysbest restaurants and most beautiful sunsets,overlooking beautiful Shelter Cove Harbour.Dine indoors or choose the outdoor patioseating while enjoying fare ranging fromContinental to casual. Always plenty ofparking. Wi-Fi internet access available. See ad page 31. For information and updates, call (843) 686-9098.palmettodunes.com.

    Stellini Italian RestaurantExecutive Park Drive, E-19 on map. GPS: 15Pope Avenue Executive Park. Voted Best ItalianRestaurant. Popular Italian menu from the LittleItaly section of New York and Northern NewJersey. Fresh seafood, veal, beef, poultry andmore. Extensive wine list, Early Bird Specials,childrens menu and take-out available.Reservations suggested. Open Mon.-Sat. from 5 p.m. See ad page 21. (843) 785-7006.stellinihhi.com.

    Up The Creek Pub & GrillBroad Creek Marina, off Marshland Road,

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    K-23 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Road. Drink UP and chow down with waterfront dinng, inside or out, at this favorite hideawayoverlooking Broad Creek Marina. Enjoyincredible views of the marshes, boats andBroad Creek as you enjoy the family-friendlymenu, from best burgers and BBQ to saladsand seafood. Steamed shrimp goes great with Up The Creek IPA draft beer. The housesmoked wings are faves, the chicken salad with walnuts, grapes, curry... wow! They evenhave a doggy menu! Open daily at 11 a.m.-until. See ad page 27. (843) 681-3625.upthecreekpubandgrill.com.

    Vineyard 55Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton,Mainland on map. GPS: 55 Calhoun Street.Offering over 200 varietals of wine, over 40different and ever-fresh artisan cheeses fromnearby farms and around the world, alongwith over 100 bottled craft beers, 22 award-winning craft drafts, fine meats and otheritems. Join us for lunch or dinner, with liveentertainment in the center of HistoricBluffton. See ad page 24. (843) 757-9463.vineyard55.com.

    Wild Wing CafeCircle Center, C-18 on map. GPS: 72 PopeAvenue; Highway 278, Bluffton, Mainland on map. GPS: 1188 Fording Island Rd. This legendary Island institution serves up The Best Wings South of Buffalo in 33different flavors, with fresh, first-qualityingredients, exotic spices, creative sauces and homemade dips and dressings, plus ice-cold beer and good times. Enjoy tasty treats,lots of TVs, late-night fun, live music, HappyHour and more. Open Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-2 a.m.; Sun., noon-2 a.m. See ad page 23.(843) 785-9464, 837-9453.wildwingcafe.com.

    The Wreck of the Salty Dog CafeSouth Beach Marina Village, F-4 on map.GPS: 232 South Sea Pines Drive. OverlookingBraddocks Cove at South Beach Marina.Offering casual dining with the same spirit as The Salty Dog Cafe. Fresh seafood,delicious steaks, sandwiches and temptingcocktails in a nautical atmosphere with one of the best views on the island. Its hard not to find something to enjoy and impossible to forget the view. Open 11 a.m.-10 p.m.Happy Hour, 4-6 p.m. Early Bird Specials, 4-6 p.m. See ad pages 64-67. (843) 671-7327. saltydog.com.

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    The Crazy CrabCrab Races

    The Islanders Place for Fresh Seafood ForOver 20 Years, this summer the famous HermitCrab Races return to the north-end Crazy Crab.

    Friday through Sunday, before or after a dinnerof Lowcountry specialties, head to the outsidebar area overlooking Jarvis Creek, order a colddrink and pick a winner in the Hermit CrabRaces. Starting around 6:30 p.m., races take

    place every 20-30 minutes.

    The Crazy Crab serves lunch and dinnerdaily at two waterfront locations: Over-looking Jarvis Creek (104 Wm. HiltonPkwy.) and overlooking Harbour Town inThe Sea Pines Resort. For information,call (843) 681-5021, 363-2722 or visitthecrazycrab.com.

    ... pick a winner in theHermit Crab Races.

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    Ingredients:3 Chicken Breasts4 Packages Cream Cheese, softened1/2 cup Ranch Dressing3/4 cup Franks RedHot Sauce1/2 cup Cheddar Cheese, shredded

    Up the Creek Pub & Grills Famous Buffalo Chicken Dip

    Directions:Grill the chicken and medium dice the breast. Combine diced chicken and the rest of the ingredients, mix well until blended. Preheat oven to 350 and bake until bubbly. Serve with warm tortilla chips.

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    Pack some portable snacks, a few small toys and acceptcrayons, if offered.

    Dining with Kids

    Adults want a delicious, relaxing meal andkids just want to have fun. With hundredsof restaurants catering to every taste andbudget, nearly all of the Islands eateriesoffer childrens menus, as well as someform of family-friendly entertainment. Makevacation mealtimes memorable for the foodand ambiance rather than monumentalmeltdowns with some helpful tips fordining with kids.

    Plan AheadA little planning goes a long way, if you haveyour heart set on dining at a specific restaurant.Decide where you want to eat long before itstime to leave and call ahead to see if reserva-tions are accepted. To avoid crowds and longlines, check to see if any special events are tak-ing place in the area that evening. Remember,many restaurants offer similar lunch and dinnermenus, so you can always enjoy a mouthwa-tering midday meal at a great price.

    Arrive EarlyAfter spending hours on the beach, in the wateror biking around the Island, its time for din-ner. If you head out early before everyoneis REALLY tired and cranky youll find EarlyBird specials, Happy Hour deals and, often,live music or other family fun. Dont worry,you can always move on to your next stopafter having a bite to eat and a refreshingbeverage.

    Sit OutsideEscape the frigid air-conditioning and whitetable cloths inside and settle down at an out-side table for a relaxed evening of peoplewatching, catching up with friends and familyand, often, live entertainment. Many Islandeateries offer the opportunity to dine al frescooverlooking spectacular waterfront vistas,unique Lowcountry landscapes and, if yourereally lucky, a playground. An added bonus ofeating outdoors: You wont have to worry aboutspills and birds are attracted to the fallen crumbs,so youll also have a free animal show.

    Provide DistractionsWhat might seem like a reasonable wait foran adult can be an unbearable eternity for ahungry child. Pack some portable snacks, afew small toys and accept crayons, if offered.If there is a wait, spend some time outsideexploring the immediate area looking forlizards, alligators, birds, dolphins and otherLowcountry critters unless there is an aquar-ium or lobster tank inside. Please keep in mind,small toys make excellent projectiles andcrayons will melt if left in a hot car.

    Order Take-OutWhen all else fails, its time to place an orderto go. Call your favorite restaurant and enjoy ameal at a local park, the beach, a playground,in your hotel room or on the deck at your ren-tal home or villa. Relax, youre on vacation!

  • SHELTER COVE HARBOURShelter Cove Harbour is the happening place to be on Hilton Head Island

    any time of the day, and day of the week. Enjoy free live entertainment seven nights a week. Shop at some of the Islands most unique boutiques. Dine at a wide variety of restaurants, many with waterfront seating and beautiful views. Stroll around Hilton Heads largest deepwater marina.

    Theres something here for everyone especially families.

    Ideally located in the center of the Island right across from Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort (mile marker 8),

    Shelter Cove Harbour promises good times, good food and great shopping.

    HILTON HEAD ISLANDS HAPPENING HARBOUR!

    SHANNON TANNERFamily friendly entertainer, Shannon Tanner, blends the sounds of all your favorites with special kids songs and his own original ballads.Look inside for show times

    FIREWORKSThe magical fireworks show will delight audiences of all ages as they light up the harbour. Show times for 2011 are:s-ONDAY*ULYEXPANDED fireworks show)s4UESDAYS*ULYANDs4UESDAYS!UGUSTAND

    CAPPY THE CLOWNAND KIDS ACTIVITIES

    Come meet the islands favorite clown! Cappy and her friends provide plenty of kids activities everyday. Bouncy houses, hair braiding, face painting, sand art, and so much more.Look inside for appeareance times

  • DUNES MARKETING GROUPWith over $5 Billion in sales, Dunes MarketingGroup is consistently ranked as one of the Top

    Three Real Estate Companies in the Lowcountry.Since 1979, Dunes Marketing Group has built

    a stellar reputation helping families realize their home ownership dreams. Start on your

    dream quest today. Stop by one of our four conveniently located offices.

    843-842-1111 DunesMarketing.com

    PARROT COVE GRILL & BAROffering family-oriented, kid and pet-friendlydining. Located by the Shelter Cove playgroundnear the nightly music of Shannon Tanner. Wide variety menu includes All You Can EatSnow Crab Legs, pasta, ribs, sandwiches and agreat kids menu. Full bar, outdoor dining andTVs. To-go & catering menus available. Open 7 days a week, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.843-341-3500 ParrotCoveGrill.com

    BISTRO 17Now serving Breakfast. Newly expanded, including a full bar. Waterfront bistro dining witha cozy, French cafe flair. Dine indoors or outsideoverlooking the marina. Enjoy our extensive wine selection and creative cuisine. Dog friendly!Great food and an attentive staff make Bistro 17 a must for visitors and locals alike. Open 8:30 a.m. - 10 p.m., daily.843-785-5517 Bistro17hhi.com

    SAN MIGUELSWith waterfront views,

    a choice of indoor or outdoorseating, ice-cold drinks,

    delicious Mexican fare and nightly live entertainment, San Miguels is the perfect place

    to start or finish a night on the town. Serving lunch and dinner.

    Happy Hour, Mon. - Fri., 4 - 6 p.m.843-842-4555 SanMiguels.com

  • FROSTYS ITALIAN ICES & MORE

    843-341-5423FrostysItalianIces.com

    HARBOURSIDE III800-542-5535 HarboursideIII.com

    CHRISTMAS ON THE HARBOUR

    843-785-6748

  • CAMP HILTON HEADWe pride ourselves in our service,

    merchandise and great prices. Come see us andfind a wonderful assortment of Hilton Head

    name dropped souvenirs. Our staff will be more than happy to accommodate any of our customers who want to take gifts home

    from Hilton Head. We offer nationwide shipping.

    843-842-3666 CampHiltonHead.com

    NASH GALLERYA visual treat, showcasing a sophisticatedcollection of extraordinary work by Americasfinest craftsmen including glass, ceramics, jewelry, metal and much more. Everything in the gallery has four elements. Its interesting, itsdifferent, its functional and its artistic. All made in the USA! Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.;Sat., 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.843-785-6424 NashGallery.com

    LEGACY DESIGNPHOTOGRAPHY

    Specializing in family beachportraits on the Islands beautiful

    dunes. View your Hilton Head portraits the next day using a state-of-the-art presentation.

    See all of the details... and the smiles. Itis our pleasure to provide you with

    your treasured portraits843-686-3138 LegacyDigital.com

    OUTSIDE HILTON HEAD843-686-6996

    OutsideHiltonHead.com

    CRABBER J II843-422-5110

  • TAFFETANext to Neptune statue, Harbourside I.

    Fine European fashions from Paris, Milan and Barcelona. Since 1989, Taffeta comes to

    you with unique clothing for every occasion from everyday casual

    to special events.Open Mon. - Fri., 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.;

    Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.; Sun., 1 - 5 p.m. 843-842-6767

    THE LITTLE VENICEA traditional Italianrestaurant serving dishessuch as veal marsala, vealpiccata, grouper with olive oil and differentpastas with seafood or meats. Harbour views,a nice place to relax in the early eveninghours. Indoor and outdoor seating.Open daily at 5 p.m.843-785-3300

    CAPT. HOOKPARTY FISHING BOAT

    843-785-1700

    ADVENTURE CRUISES843-785-4558

    SCHOONER WELCOME800-979-3370

    SchoonerWelcome.com

    LOWCOUNTRY NATURE TOURS843-683-0187

    LowcountryNatureTours.com

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    As we celebrate Independence Day this month,lets not forget one of the unalienable rightsdiscussed in the Declaration of Independence:The pursuit of happiness!

    For many of you, that pursuit may includeowning property on the Island one day. Afterall, the relaxing yet active atmosphere iscertainly conducive to a happy lifestyle. Whetheryou are looking for a primary residence, sec-ond home or investment property, our marketis primed for buyers to succeed!

    WHY HILTON HEAD ISLAND?Well, for one thing, just take a look around you.Our 12 miles of sandy beaches, moderateclimate, abundant wildlife and in-keeping-with-nature architecture truly make Hilton Head Islanda special place. The active lifestyle here includeseverything from walking on the beach, biking,water sports, fishing, boating, tennis and golf.

    In addition, as other areas just get more andmore commercialized, Hilton Head Island willalways retain some of its natural charm, due toregulations put in place years ago.

    MARKET UPDATEYear-to-date, our market is showing increasedsales over the year prior, although sales pricesand overall inventory have decreased slightly.As of this magazine going to print, we are see-ing interest rates below 5%.

    There are also two new loan products that areproving popular for buyers.

    Fannie Mae HOMEPATH properties allow for putting little money down, no mandatoryappraisal, plus incentives, such as up to3.5% buyer assistance. For properties requiringrepairs, HOMEPATH has a renovation loanoption, as well.

    The Palmetto Heroes Loan Program is targetedat law enforcement officers, teachers, firefight-ers, veterans, nurses and EMS personnel thatreside in South Carolina. It offers low interesthome loans to current first time buyers, as wellas a down payment assistance program of upto $5,000.

    WHY NOW?Low prices combined with a drop in interestrates and a decreasing inventory means nowis a perfect time to buy.

    If retirement to the Island is still a distant dream,second home ownership provides an opportu-nity to enjoy your home now, while renting itout during your absence to offset expenses.

    You can always find a reason to put off makinga decision. But, if you have fallen in love withthe Island as I have and want to create morelasting memories here, then dont hesitatebecause there may never be a better time tobuy.

    Contact Carey North at Palmetto SandsRealty to help you find the property whichbest matches your needs. (843) 384-6402or careynorth.com.

    By Carey North, Palmetto Sands RealtyThe Pursuit Of Happiness

    ... lets not forget oneof the unalienablerights discussed inthe Declaration ofIndependence: Thepursuit of happiness!

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    ACCOMMODATIONS

    Harbourside III at Shelter Cove HarbourShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 9Harbourside Lane. No luxury has been spared tomake your villa the perfect vacation retreat. Eachvilla features elegant decorator furnishings, largeliving area with a private balcony, newly-remodeledkitchen and all-new appliances. Also, a heatedharbourside pool and spa, reserved exclusively forguests. Enjoy the sunsets on the waters of BroadCreek. See ad page 33. (800) 542-5535.harboursideiii.com.

    Hilton Head AccommodationsOff Pope Ave., E-18 on map. GPS: 20 ExecutivePark Road. Let our Vacation Counselors assist withyour Hilton Head holiday while saving you timeand money. We represent all the popular HiltonHead Island resorts, as well as home and villavacation rentals, at all price points many of whichinclude FREE golf, tennis, bicycles and wirelessinternet. See ad page 39. (843) 842-6556, ext. 3.hiltonheadusa.com.

    South Beach Inn and Vacation RentalsSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Offering weekly and nightly rates with all theamenities of a large resort and the personal touchof a local bed & breakfast. Stay and play for aweek or a day. Within walking distance of SouthBeach Marina and The Salty Dog Cafe. See adpages 64-67. (843) 671-6498 or Toll Free (800)367-3909. sbinn.com.

    REAL ESTATE

    Dunes Marketing GroupOffices in Shelter Cove and Palmetto Dunes. With

    over $5 billion in sales, Dunes Marketing Group isconsistently ranked as one of the top three realestate companies in the Lowcountry. Since 1979,Dunes Marketing Group has built a stellar repu-tation helping families realize their home ownershipdreams. Start on your dream quest today and stopby one of our four conveniently located offices inShelter Cove and Palmetto Dunes. See ad page32. (843) 842-1111 or (800) 258-5202.dunesmarketing.com.

    Palmetto Sands RealtyNew Orleans Rd., E-19 on map. GPS: 17 NewOrleans Road. Ocean-oriented propertiespresented by Carey North, a South Carolinalicensed realtor. Navigating buyers and sellersthrough todays real estate market. View all MLSproperties at careynorth.com. See ad page 37.Toll Free (877) 597-2637; Cell (843) 384-6402.careynorth.com.

    TIMESHARE RESALES

    Hilton Head Timeshare ResalesFountain Center, E-18 on map. GPS: Ste 101, 55 Fountain Center. A timeshare reseller workingwith licensed Real Estate agents specializing in the resale of timeshare properties. Providingservices to anyone looking to buy or sell atimeshare property. No high pressure tour or free gift, just low prices. No up-front fees to list.Specializing in Marriott properties. See ad page 9.(843) 686-5900 or Toll Free (800) 407-0575.hiltonheadislandtimeshare.com.

    Resort Source Timeshare ResalesExecutive Park Road, off Pope Avenue, E-18 onmap. GPS: 20 Executive Park Road. Like so manyof us, you have fallen in love with Hilton HeadIsland. Now is the perfect time to consider owningyour vacation with a timeshare. Stop by before youpurchase anywhere else, or call to compare atimeshare you already own. Ask about our specialresort preview packages. See ad page 39. (843)842-6556, ext. 4. hiltonheadforless.com.

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    HEALTH & FITNESS

    Breakthrough Fitness CenterArrow Road, G-18 on map. GPS: 130 ArrowRoad. Featuring state-of-the-art equipment,cardio theater, circuit training, personal training,aerobics, free weights, kick-boxing, sauna and steam rooms, massage, certified child care and much more. The Lowcountrys premier fitness center. AED Certified Facility. See ad page 43. (843) 341-2166.breakthroughfitnesshhi.com.

    Shirls Therapeutic MassageFountain Center, F-18 on map. GPS: 55 NewOrleans Road. Specializing in making you feelyounger, at any age. I have studied with world-reknown massage therapists. Take advantage ofthis by letting me fix your problem areas. Open 7days a week, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. by appointment only.Call today! See ad page 43. (843) 681-4325.hiltonheadmedicalmassage.net.

    INTERNET SERVICES

    HiltonHead.comPlanning your next Hilton Head Island vacation?Find accommodations, dining, activities, golf, realestate information, a detailed calender of events,tide tables, beach information and more. See adpage 119. (843) 757-9889. hiltonhead.com.

    HiltonHeadYellowPages.comFind business listings, phone numbers,addresses, maps, driving directions and more for Hilton Head, Bluffton and thesurrounding Lowcountry. See ad page 38.hiltonheadyellowpages.com.

    PHOTOGRAPHY

    Carolina PortraitsCarolina Portraits offers the Southern hospitalitythat is Hilton Head Island. Allow our talentedphotographers to use the Islands beautifulbeaches as the perfect backdrop in capturing your vacation in paradise. See ad page 45. (843) 842-3330. carolinaportraitshhi.com.

    Legacy Design PhotographersShelter Cove Harbour (next to Frostys ItalianIces), H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane.Create a Hilton Head Island vacation tradition.We specialize in family beach portraits on theIslands beautiful dunes. Enjoy viewing yourHilton Head portraits the next day using a state-of-the-art presentation that lets you see all of thedetails... and the smiles. It is our pleasure toprovide you with all of the personal service youll need to select your treasured, heirloomprints. See ad pages 40 & 41. (843) 686-3138.legacydigital.com.

    Memory Lane PortraitsThe Shops at Sea Pines Center, D-9 on map.GPS: 71 Lighthouse Road #220. No one canpreserve your familys memories like MemoryLane Portraits. For years, we have been HiltonHead Islands leading family portrait provider.With care and creativity, we bring to life portraitsthat meet your highest expectations. It only takes minutes to preserve memories that will last a lifetime. Why not use the innovators infamily beach portraits? See ad page 43. (843)363-6600. memorylaneportraits.com.

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    Beach Drive. Take a piece of history back home with you. We have costumes to fit allshapes and sizes, so bring the whole family. Pets are welcome, too. See ad page 44. (843) 785-2228.

    SPAS

    Allure Nail Salon & SpaCourtyard Building on Office Park Road, E-17 on map. GPS: 32 Office Park Road, Suite 107.Brand new salon, clean and bright. Offeringwaxing, manicures, pedicures and all acrylic andartificial nails. Great discounts available. OpenMon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-7 p.m. See ad page 43.(843) 686-5555.

    Fountain SpaFountain Center (near Sea Pines Circle), E-18 onmap. GPS: 55 New Orleans Road #201. A cozy,warm, inviting day spa offering personalized treatments from caring professionals. Servicesinclude: Relaxation, Deep Tissue, Hot Stone, Thai-Yoga, Reiki, Couples and Hot BambooMassage; ilike Organic Skincare facials, waxing,body wraps, ear coning, spa manicures, spa pedi-cures, lash extensions, threading and foot treat-ments. We also sell an array of natural products.

    We look forward to making you feel whole again.Open daily by appointment. See ad page 42.1(843) 353-0006. fountainspahhi.com.

    THEATRE

    Arts Center of Coastal CarolinaHighway 278 at Shelter Cove Harbour, G-24 onmap. GPS: 14 Shelter Cove Lane. The award-winning regional Arts Center of Coastal Carolina isa remarkable showcase for professional performingand visual arts, as well as cultural festivals andeducational outreach. And proof that life on ourlegendary white sand shores is so much more thana day at the beach. Our goal is to delight you,entertain you, challenge you and help you explorenew vistas. A treat for the best entertainment thisside of New York. Exciting productions of musicals,dramas and comedies. Call for reservations andticket information. See coupon ad page 123. (843) 842-2787. artshhi.com.

    Main Street Youth TheatreThe Visual & Performing Arts Center, O-29 on map.GPS: 70 Wilborn Road. Main Street Youth Theatre ispleased to present Disneys high-energy musicalCamp Rock. Evening performances Wed.-Fri., July13-15, 7:30 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., July 20-23 and July27-30, 7:30 p.m.; Matinee performances Sun., July 24 and July 31, 2 p.m. Call or order ticketsonline. See ad page 37. (843) 689-6246. msyt.org.

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    jakes shore thing

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    island styleA true shoppers paradise, Hilton HeadIsland is home to hundreds of uniqueshops, upscale boutiques and factory out-let stores. Whether youre in the marketfor a treasured vacation keepsake, thelatest fashions and accessories or beachgear, youre sure to find exactly what youneed right here.

    Designs by CleoArt you can wear, Designs by Cleo in TheGallery of Shops offers a collection of bold andbeautiful, one-of-a-kind jewelry. Handcraftedin sterling silver with freshwater pearls and/orsemi-precious gemstones, now is the time todiscover New York Chic with SouthernCharm. (843) 342-7001.

    Forsythe JewelersTake a virtual trip to the South Pacific Island ofBali while previewing John Hardys newestcreations during the John Hardy Trunk Showat Forsythe Jewelers, July 14-16. Located inthe Shops at Sea Pines Center, Forsythe bringsyou the latest collections from John Hardy, aswell as other unique jewelry lines, includingPandora, Roberto Coin and David Yurman.(843) 671-7070, visit forsythejewelers.bizor follow facebook.com/forsythehhi.

    Nash GalleryNash Gallery in Shelter Cove Harbour show-cases a sophisticated collection of extraordinarywork by North Americas finest craftsmen,including The Romance Necklace from HollyYashi Jewelry. Made of niobium metal, moreprecious than silver, and semi-preciousstones, this exquisite piece is light as afeather and 100% hypoallergenic. (843)785-6424 or nashgallery.com.

    Outside Hilton HeadThis handcrafted sterling silver and linen braceletfrom Carolina Designs is just one of severalunique jewelry pieces available at OutsideHilton Head in The Plaza at Shelter Cove. TheIslands outdoor outfitter, the store also featurespremier outdoor clothing, gear and accessoriesfrom The North Face, Patagonia, Columbia,Teva, Chaco, Vibram FiveFingers, Costa Del

    Mar, Oakley and more. (843) 686-6996 oroutsidehiltonhead.com.

    Tail-WaggersYour four-legged friends deserve the best andthese custom collars, offered in pink andgreen or blue on blue, are made in the USAexclusively for Tail-Waggers in Coligny Plaza.Amazing toys, all-natural treats and goodies,doggie apparel, artwork and much more arealso available at this gourmet pet bakery &boutique catering to all things cat and dog.(843) 686-3707.

    Jamaican Me CrazyWorn as a belt or sash, scarf or hair accessory,this colorful and lightweight scarf from JamsWorld will liven up any outfit. For the best in brightIsland funwear, gifts and accessories, stop byJamaican Me Crazy in Coligny Plaza, the mostcolorful store on Hilton Head. (843) 785-9006.

    Jakes Shore ThingSpreading the power of optimism, Life isgood at Jakes Shore Thing in The Plaza atShelter Cove, Hilton Heads only Life is good

    Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe. Show yourpatriotic optimism with these huge, plushcolorful beach towels or stop by for beachtoys, clothing for the entire family, hats, mugsand much more. (843) 686-2330.

    Tanger OutletsWith significant savings at over 80 name brandoutlet stores, including Kay Jewelers and UltraDiamond, the Tanger Outlets are convenientlylocated one and two miles west of Hilton HeadIsland. Save even more during the four-day 4th of July Weekend Sale, July 1-4. (843) 837-5410 or tangeroutlet.com.

    The Goldsmith ShopLive on Island Time! Now no matter where yougo, you can live on Island time with these custom-designed Hilton Head Island watches. Availablein mens or ladies sizes with choice of Lighthouseor Island watch face. Only at The GoldsmithShop, 3 Lagoon Road, across the street fromColigny Plaza. (843) 785-2538 orthegoldsmithshop.com.

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    ART GALLERIES

    Nash GalleryShelter Cove Harbour, H-27 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Nash Gallery represents North American craftsmen. The gallery is a visualtreat, showcasing a sophisticated collection ofextraordinary work by Americas finest craftsmen,including glass, ceramics, jewelry, metal andmuch more. Everything in the gallery has fourelements: Its interesting, its different, itsfunctional and its artistic. All made in the USA!Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-5 p.m. See ad page 58.(843) 785-6424. nashgallery.com.

    BAIT & TACKLE

    Blue Water TackleshopSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 S. Sea Pines Drive. T-shirts, charter fishing, bait, fishing tackleand crabbing supplies. Call for reservations and availability. See ad pages 64-67. (843) 671-3060. bluewaterhhicom.

    Palmetto Bay WatersportsPalmetto Bay Marina, located at the foot of the

    Cross Island Pkwy. Bridge, K-18 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Drinks, snacks, ice and frozen bait available. Free parking and nogate fees. See ad page 91. (843) 785-2345.palmettobaywatersports.com.

    BOOK STORES

    The Storybook ShoppeBluffton, Mainland on map. GPS: 41A Calhoun Street. The Storybook Shoppe is aunique bookstore solely dedicated to childrensbooks and is located in Old Town Bluffton. The proprietor, Nancy Beaupre, hand-pickseach book and only selects the very best inchildrens literature. We have hand-crafted toys and games that your children andgrandchildren will love. We also have thosehard-to-find books that have been out of printand are now being re-published. Store hoursare 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tues.-Fri.; Sat., 11 a.m.-3 p.m. See ad page 52. (843) 757-2600.thestorybookshoppe.com.

    CLOTHING CHILDRENS

    Jakes Shore ThingThe Plaza at Shelter Cove (between Piggly Wigglyand Fuddruckers), G-27 on map. GPS: 32Shelter Cove Lane. Hilton Heads only Life isgood Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe. We

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    offer the full line of Life is good products fea-turing jewelry, clothing for adults, youth, toddlerand baby, as well as beach toys, hats, blankets,bibs, sippy cups, coloring books and lunch boxes. All powered by Optimism. Open daily at 10 a.m. See ad page 57. (843) 686-2330.

    CLOTHING LADIES AND MENS

    Camp Hilton HeadHarbour Town (near the Lighthouse), H-8 onmap. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road; Shelter CoveHarbour, H-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter CoveLane; Coligny Plaza (oceanside), C-18 on map.GPS: 1 North Forest Beach Drive. For the past29 years, the latest styles in unique imprintedresort wear for kids and adults, as well asspecialized Hilton Head gifts and souvenirs havebeen available to Take Hilton Head Home.Logoed casual clothing, hats, dresses andspecialty items. Open daily. See ad page 2.(843) 671-3600, 671-4633, 842-3666, 686-4877. camphiltonhead.com.

    Coligny Plaza KiosksColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. Coligny Plaza Kiosks areyour one-stop-shop for gifts, personalized

    apparel and sunglasses. Stop by and have a T-shirt professionally airbrushed or choose fromover 1,000 temporary, airbrushed and Hennatattoos. Kids love em! We also have a hugeselection of all styles of sunglasses to choosefrom at the right price. See ad page 51. (843)715-2721.

    Fresh ProduceColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. Picture a swayinghammock, a breeze tickling the trees and relaxing in the glow of this Island. That is Fresh Produce Sportswear. Fresh, fun and flirty. Offering clothing, swimwear, beach-inspired accessories and childrens clothing. See ad page 50. (843) 842-3410.freshproduceclothes.com.

    Frostys ClosetColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. A great place to visit for all of your frog wear needs. T-shirts, polos, hoodies,tank tops, beach towels and bags, mugs andstuffed animals can be found just 47 hops fromHilton Heads only daiquiri bar. See ad page 14.(843) 686-2533. frostyfrog.com.

    Hilton Head Shirt CompanyThe Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map.GPS: 890 William Hilton Parkway. A large

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    selection of screenprinted T-shirts, sweatshirts,jackets, shorts, hats, dresses, embroidered poloshirts, as well as souvenir and gift items foreveryone. Imprinted and specialty clothing forthe entire family. Open daily. See ad page 2.(843) 686-5099. camphiltonhead.com.

    Jakes Shore ThingThe Plaza at Shelter Cove (between Piggly Wigglyand Fuddruckers), G-27 on map. GPS: 32Shelter Cove Lane. Hilton Heads only Life isgood Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe. Wefeature the full line of Life is good products,including clothing for the entire family, hats,mugs, bags, water bottles, golf balls, beach toys, dog items, jewelry and more. All powered by Optimism. Open daily at 10 a.m. See ad page 57. (843) 686-2330.

    Jamaican Me CrazyColigny Plaza, next to Steamers, C-18 on map.GPS: 1 North Forest Beach Drive. The mostcolorful store on Hilton Head. Come see the bestin bright and colorful resort and sportswear. Great gift and accessory collection, Jamaican Me Crazy logo T-shirts and gifts, Jams World, Reef and Kahala. Open daily. See ad page 55.(843) 785-9006.

    Outside Hilton HeadThe Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-27 on map. GPS: 32 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. The Islands outdoor outfitter. Great selection of premier outdoor lines, including The NorthFace, Patagonia, Columbia, Prana, MountainHardware, Ex Officio. The Islands bestselection of sandals from Crocs, Rainbow, Teva, Chaco, Olikai, Keen, 5 Fingers and more. Pawleys Island Hammocks. Sunglassesfrom Costa Del Mar, Oakley, Smith, Kaenonand all your beach needs and toys. Also find a great selection of womens dresses, the best luggage available and the hot and newstand-up paddle boards. See ad pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    The Salty Dog T-Shirt FactorySouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive; Arrow Road, H-18 on map. GPS: 67Arrow Road. Salty Dog shirts, hats, mugs,towels, dog bowls and much more are soldexclusively at our two locations. Arrow Roadstore: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. South Beach store: Open 9 a.m.-11 p.m daily. See ad pages 64-67 & outsideback cover. (843) 671-2232, 842-6331.saltydog.com.

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    Beach Chairs & Rafts Skim & Boogie Boards Beach Towels & Hats T-Shirts & Souvenirs Suntan Lotion & Sunglasses Beach Carts & Hammocks Gift Items, Sand Toys & Coolers Fishing Gear Rentals & Bait Hardware & Small Tools

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    Surfs UpAcross from Coligny Plaza, oceanside, C-18 onmap. GPS: 8 North Forest Beach Drive. Extensivevariety of mens and womens casual wear, beachaccessories and souvenirs. Large selection of T-shirts, flip-flops, beach toys and more. We alsohave beach chairs, boogie boards and skimboards. See ad page 60. (843) 785-2228.

    TaffetaShelter Cove Harbour, Harbourside I, H-26 onmap. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Fine Europeanfashions from Paris, Milan and Barcelona. Since1989, Taffeta comes to you with unique clothingfor every occasion from everyday casual to special events. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m.;Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun., 1-5 p.m. See ad page 35. (843) 842-6767.

    Tropical OutfittersCircle Center, C-17 on map. GPS: 70 PopeAvenue, Ste. K. The best beach shop on theIsland, with the best prices. Everything under the sun and more. A large selection of T-shirts, hats, visors, sweatshirts, casual wear,specialty toys, beach accessories, Groovy Girls and Hilton Head souvenirs. Customprinting available. See ad pages 46 & 47.

    (843) 842-9511. tropicaloutfittershhi.com.

    CONSIGNMENT SHOPS

    Simply Kids115 Arrow Rd., G-18 on map. GPS: 115 ArrowRoad #2B. Offering gently used, top name-brand clothing, shoes, toys and gifts. We alsohave strollers, pack & plays, furniture, bedding,maternity clothes and more. The only childrensconsignment shop on the Island. Open Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Seead page 56. (843) 686-6774.

    DESSERTS

    The Island Fudge ShoppeColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. The best homemade con-fections anywhere. Offering 16 flavors made fresh daily. Gift baskets and shipping available.Locally owned and operated. 10% off seniorcitizen discount. See coupon ad page 53. (843) 842-4280. islandfudge.com.

    ELECTRONICS

    RadioShackPort Royal Plaza, next to Sams Club, K-33 onmap. GPS: Ste. A3, 95 Mathews Drive. Offeringmetal detector rentals and purchase. Available

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    for purchase cell phone and laptop chargersand accessories, GPS systems, IPODs, beachradios, XM-Sirius accessories, batteries, digitalcameras and chargers, headphones, videogame hook-ups and controllers, plus so much more. Open Mon.-Sat., 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m. See ad page 61. (843) 681-6530.radioshack.com.

    GIFTS

    Christmas On The HarbourShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Every day is a holiday withdecorations for all seasons and celebrations.Everything from Christmas decorations,Department 56 houses, Christopher Radkoblown Polish glass to Jim Shore Collectibles such as Heartwood Creek, Byers ChoiceCarolers and Nativities. Plus, interesting HiltonHead gift items provide the perfect take-homememory of your trip to Hilton Head Island. Seead page 33. (843) 785-6748.

    Forsythe JewelersThe Shops at Sea Pines Center, E-8 on map.GPS: 71 Lighthouse Road. Enjoy the largestselection ever of joyful MacKenzie-Childs

    terra cotta ceramicware, glassware andfurniture. Offering gifts for gentlemen, homedecor, baby boutique and bridal registry. See ad page 63. (843) 671-7070.forsythejewelers.biz.

    Jakes CargoSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea Pines Drive. Gifts for pets and the people wholove them. South Beach Marinas biggest placeto get all your favorite Salty Dog gear and pet souvenirs. Opens at 9 a.m. daily. See ad pages 64-67. (843) 671-5022.saltydog.com.

    Jakes Shore ThingThe Plaza at Shelter Cove (between Piggly Wigglyand Fuddruckers), G-27 on map. GPS: 32Shelter Cove Lane. Hilton Heads only Life isgood Genuine Neighborhood Shoppe. Wefeature the full line of Life is good products,including clothing for the entire family, hats,mugs, bags, water bottles, golf balls, beach toys,dog items, jewelry and more. All powered byOptimism. Open daily at 10 a.m. See ad page 57. (843) 686-2330.

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    Beach Drive. Take a piece of history back home with you. We have costumes to fit allshapes and sizes, so bring the whole family. Pets are welcome, too! See ad page 44. (843) 785-2228.

    The Salty Dog T-Shirt FactorySouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive; Arrow Road, H-18 on map. GPS: 67Arrow Road. Salty Dog shirts, hats, mugs,towels, dog bowls and much more are soldexclusively at our two locations. Arrow Roadstore: Mon.-Sat., 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. South Beach store: Open 9 a.m.-11 p.m. daily. See ad pages 64-67 & outsideback cover. (843) 671-2232, 842-6331.saltydog.com.

    South Beach General StoreSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Convenience items, along with specialgourmet products. Also Fresh Produce resortwear and a complete line of logoed clothing,hats, dresses, shirts and gifts for everyone. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 671-6784.camphiltonhead.com.

    GROCERY STORES

    Piggly WigglyColigny Plaza, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. Your full-service grocery store, just steps from the beach, with adeli/bakery, excellent produce, fresh meat, localseafood and 10% off mix-and-match cases ofdomestic and import wines. Home to Taste ofCarolina local products. Beach supplies andPiggly Wiggly T-shirts. See coupon ad page 16.(843) 785-3881. thepig.net.

    Piggly WigglyMid-Island at the Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-25on map. GPS: 32 Shelter Cove Lane. Your full-service grocery store with a deli/bakery,sandwich trays and platters, excellent produce,Black Angus beef, fresh quality meats, freshsushi made daily, fresh seafood, domestic andimported wines (10% off mix-and-match cases)and cheeses, fruit and gourmet picnic baskets.Chicken wing bar alongside the gourmet saladand olive bar. See coupon ad page 16. (843)842-4090. thepig.net.

    HARDWARE STORES

    Coligny HardwareColigny Plaza (oceanside), C-18 on map. GPS: 1 North Forest Beach Drive. Hammocks, hats,

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    T-shirts, retired Beanie Babies, souvenirs, sandtoys, beach chairs, rafts, skim and boogie boards,beach towels, sunglasses, coolers and a whole lotmore. Bait and fishing supplies available. Acomplete hardware and beach shopping center.See ad page 53. (843) 785-2429.

    JEWELRY

    Designs by CleoThe Gallery of Shops, F-17 on map. GPS: 14Greenwood Drive. One-of-a-kind jewelry designsthat are bold and beautiful. Each piece is uniquely hand-crafted in sterling silver withfreshwater pearls and/or semi-preciousgemstones. Open Tues.-Thurs., 12-5 p.m.; Byappointment, Mon., Fri. & Sat. See ad page 61.(843) 342-7001. designsbycleo.com.

    Forsythe JewelersThe Shops at Sea Pines Center, E-8 on map.GPS: 71 Lighthouse Road. Since 1927, threegenerations have been dealing in quality,integrity and service. Offering unique jewelry,estate sales and unusual gifts. Specializing in custom designs, expert repairs and discreetjewelry brokerage. Look for us on Facebook.See ad page 63. (843) 671-7070.

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    The Goldsmith ShopOff Pope Ave., C-18 on map. GPS: 3 LagoonRoad. The Master Goldsmith, Gary Fronczac, is one of only a handful in the country. Hecustom crafts many of the items you see in theshop, including The Goldsmith Shops signatureIsland charms, Treasures of the Isle. He will also assist you in creating your own signaturepiece. See ad page 54. (843) 785-2538.thegoldsmithshop.com.

    OUTLETS

    Hilton Head Shirt CompanyThe Fresh Market Shoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 890 William Hilton Parkway. A largeselection of screenprinted T-shirts, sweatshirts,jackets, shorts, hats, dresses, embroidered poloshirts, as well as souvenir and gift items foreveryone. Open daily. See ad page 2. (843) 686-5099. camphiltonhead.com.

    Tanger OutletsShop Tanger Outlets located 1 and 2 miles westof Hilton Head Island on Hwy. 278, Mainland on map. Tanger 1, GPS: 1270 Fording IslandRd.; Tanger 2, GPS: 1414 Fording Island Rd.Tanger 2 is open with over 45 brand name stores and Tanger 1 is now open with new stores

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    and great buys. When shoppers hear the nameTanger, they know that it stands for great quality,huge selection and outstanding value. OpenMon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-9 p.m.; Sun., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. See ad pages 4 & 5. (843) 837-5410.tangeroutlet.com.

    PET BAKERY & BOUTIQUE

    Tail-Waggers Gourmet Pet Bakery & BoutiqueColigny Plaza, Q-15 on map. GPS: 1 NorthForest Beach Drive. The greatest variety of allthings cat and dog. Amazing toys, unique collarsand leashes, doggie T-shirts and apparel, all-natural treats and goodies, artwork, clocks,cookbooks, shampoos and conditioners, T-shirtsfor humans and much, much more. Join us everyTues. from 6-7 p.m. for Yappy Hour. AdoptionDay on Sun., 12-3 p.m. Open daily. See ad page 52. (843) 686-3707.

    SHOES

    BirkenstockIn Hilton Head Village, off Hwy. 278 next toTanger Outlet 2 and Old Navy, Mainland onmap. GPS: 1460 Fording Island Road #140.

    We offer Dansko, Finn Comfort, Fitflop, Keen,MBT, Olukai, Rainbow, Skecher Shape-Ups,Think, Ugg and Vibram Fivefingers with 300 different styles for children and adults.From classic comfort sandals, shoes, clogs,fashion-trend sandals or water-resistantsandals... All in great styles with the comfortand quality that Birkenstock is known for. See ad page 59. (843) 837-3562.birkenstockbarefootin.com.

    Outside Hilton HeadThe Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-27 on map. GPS: 32 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. The Islands fun and performance shoe source.Great fashions from UGG, Frye, Sport and performance from Keen, Solomon, The NorthFace, 5 Fingers, Vasque, plus a huge selectionof sandals from Olukai, Rainbow, Reef, Sanuk, Teva, Chaco and many more. See adpages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Phillips ShoesFresh Market Shoppes, G-23 on map. GPS:890 William Hilton Parkway. Providing qualityname-brand footwear to families in theLowcountry since 1951. We are committed tomaking your shoe shopping experience apositive one every time you visit. Specializing in

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    The Ships StoreShelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane.Offering the largest selection of Sperry Top-Sider shoes on the Island. 40% off selectedstyles and Sperry Top-Siders are always 20% off! In addition, you will find gift items, the largest selection of Costa Del Marsunglasses, mens and ladies apparel and Tervis Tumblers. Call for store hours. See adpage 33. (843) 842-7001, (866) 400-7894.palmettodunes.com.

    SHOPPING CENTERS

    Coligny PlazaColigny Circle across from the beach, C-18 on map. GPS: 1 North Forest Beach Drive.Discover the Islands true treasure. The Islandsfirst and foremost shopping destination. Over60 stores and eateries for the entire family.

    Check our website for our entertainmentschedule and live webcam. See ad page 53.(843) 842-6050. colignyplaza.com.

    The Harbour Town Shops at The Sea Pines ResortThe Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 1North Forest Beach Drive. At the landmarkdestination of Harbour Town, the scenery ispicture-perfect; the backdrop vividly stunningyet, in addition to the incredible views at everyturn, Harbour Town is also an incredibleshopping destination with over 20 fabulousboutiques, galleries and gift shops. Encirclingthe yacht basin awaits a shopping experiencethat is uniquely Hilton Head. Youll findgorgeous clothing stores, fabulous gift shopsand delightful home accessories and artwork.Spend a leisurely day or more discovering theHarbour Town Shops, an experience to besavored. See ad page 127. seapines.com.

    Port Royal PlazaMid-Island off Hwy. 278, K-33 on map. GPS: 95 Mathews Drive. Over 25 stores and eateriesfor the entire family. Always plenty of parking.Whether youre here for a weekend or a lifetime,its your one-stop-shop for all your practicalneeds. Dining and drinks, shopping, services,retailers, medical facilities and more. See ad page 20. portroyalplaza.com.

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    Shelter Cove HarbourShelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, H-26on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Discover aworld of outstanding shops, services andrestaurants. Overlooking beautiful Shelter CoveHarbour and all with glorious harbour and sunsetviews. The waterfront shops offer fine fashion,jewelry, artwork, gift items and more. You will find something for everyone on your shopping list! Always plenty of parking. Wi-Fi internet access available. See ad page 31. Forinformation and updates, call (843) 686-9098.sheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    The Shops at Sea Pines CenterThe Sea Pines Resort, E-8 on map. GPS: 71Lighthouse Road. Come enjoy the ambience and charm of The Shops at Sea Pines Center, one of Hilton Head Islands favorite shoppingvenues, located in the heart of The Sea PinesResort for more than 25 years. The Center playshost to an interesting variety of customized retailshops and boutiques with a mix of top-qualityjewelry, resort casual mens and womensclothing, decorative accessories, a liquor storeand a full-service day spa. The Shops at Sea Pines Center is also home to a number of popular dining spots providing breakfast, lunch

    and dinner. For your convenience, Sea Pines only gas station is located at the east entrance,and a post office is nestled within the promenade.During the summer months, the Harbour TownTrolley stops at The Shops at Sea Pines Centerevery 20 minutes from 10 a.m. until midnight.See ad page 127. (843) 363-5699.seapinescenter.com.

    SUNGLASSES

    The Ships StoreShelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane.Offering the largest selection and latest styles of Costa Del Mar sunglasses in the area,including the new 580 Wave. Stop in and see the latest styles. In addition, you will find gift items, mens and womens shoes and appareland Tervis Tumblers. Call for store hours. See ad page 33. (843) 842-7001, (866) 400-7894.palmettodunes.com.

    THRIFT STORES

    Hospice Community ThriftMathews Court (across from Port Royal Plaza), J-32 on map. GPS: 3 Mathews Court Suite A.Carrying a large selection of home furnishings,housewares, books and clothing, including aladies boutique with designer apparel and

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    accessories. Proceeds go to Hospice Care of theLowcountry and other non-profit communityneeds. Free pick-up. Tues., Wed., Fri., 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Thurs., 12-4:30 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See ad page 56. (843) 689-5455.hospicethrift.com.

    The Litter BoxGPS: 46 Old Wild Horse Road, P-27 on map.Dress like a million for pennies at the Litter Box.All proceeds benefit the Hilton Head HumaneAssociation. You can shop anywhere, but you cantsave nearly as much as when you shop at TheLitter Box Thrift Store. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. See ad page 57. (843) 842-6369.

    St. Francis Thrift ShopLocated Mid-Island off Hwy. 278, next to Apple Appliance, N-28 on map. GPS: 6Southwood Park Drive. Earthly Goods AtHeavenly Prices. Affordable one-stop shopping(clothing, furniture, sporting goods, householdgoods, books, etc.). Restocked daily. OpenWed. & Thurs., 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Fri. & Sat.,10 a.m.-3 p.m. Donations accepted. Drop-offor pick-up available. Accepting donations ofcars, trucks, boats and RVs. Over $1 milliondollars in charitable grants have been donated

    back to our community. See ad page 56. (843) 689-6563. stfrancisthriftshop.org.

    WINERIES / RETAIL SHOPS

    Island WineryOff Mathews Drive, L-34 on map. GPS: 12Cardinal Road #A. Our grapes are shipped tous from all over the world to produce highquality wines right here on Hilton Head Island.Visit our winery and enjoy a tasting. Ourselection is sure to please, ranging from OldWorld vinted dry wines to our Low CountrySpecialty wines. Open Mon.-Sat., 12:30-5:30 p.m. Closed Sun. Happy Hour, Mon.-Thurs. from 4 p.m. Wine Flights & Cheese,Mon.-Sat., 12:30-2:30 p.m. See ad page 19.(843) 842-3141. islandwinery.com.

    Vineyard 55Calhoun Street in Old Town Bluffton,Mainland on map. GPS: 55 Calhoun Street.Offering over 200 varietals of wine, over 40different and ever-fresh artisan cheeses fromnearby farms and around the world, alongwith over 100 bottled craft beers, 22 award-winning craft drafts, fine meats and otheritems. Join us for lunch or dinner, with liveentertainment in the center of HistoricBluffton. See ad page 24. (843) 757-9463.vineyard55.com.

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    Horoscope July 2011Aries Things should be looking up foryou in all areas as the month begins. Now

    would be a good time to make special requestsand to present novel ideas to people who haveturned a deaf ear to your projects in the past. Inthe romantic portion of your life, this may proveto be one of the most exciting and thrillingperiods you have witnessed in some time.

    Taurus You may run up against somedifficult problems as the month begins,

    but by using patience and a good deal ofintestinal fortitude, you can achieve goals youhad not even thought of in the past. Officeroutine may tend to get you down in the earlypart of the month, but the load should lighten inthe near future. Give a child or elder a helpinghand.

    Gemini If you feel that someone haswronged you or been unfair in some

    romantic or business deal, do not suffer in silence,but air your grievances, as long as you do so per-sonally and to the offending party. A party or othersocial gathering now could do much to raise yourspirits. Be careful of possessions in a crowdedplace. You may expect an important letter.

    Cancer Do not let the poor attitudes ofothers cause you to become involved in

    office intrigue or other forms of backbiting. Makesure you give sufficient effort for your pay anddo not give those in authority reason to doubtyour loyalty. Your love life could become richer ifyou would display more kindness in dealing withsubordinates. Avoid unnecessary socializing.

    Leo Efforts on your part to aid yourcommunity or to participate in charitable

    work could backfire, if it seems to others thatyou are only doing it for the glory. You would bebetter off to drop out altogether if this is yourreason for action. Concentrate on career orwork plans and make sure you complete anypreviously postponed projects. Romance couldblossom, if you will let it.

    Virgo Your love life could take an unex-pected turn, as a former friend becomes

    more than that in an unusual situation. Dontdismiss such ideas out of hand. You might findthat you like it. Career improvement is a definitepossibility, if you dont overdo it with unrealisticpay demands. Investment in a home or othermajor purchase would be wise, if caution is used.

    Libra A new love could enter your life ina rather novel manner and your own

    reaction could surprise you. A good chance atpromotion or pay increase could be spoiled, if youlet your normal bent for sarcasm come to the fore.Increase your abilities and your pay potential bytaking a night course or some other form of formaleducation. Avoid travel by water, if possible.

    Scorpio The green-eyed monster, nor-mally one of your biggest foes, could

    prove to be right for a change. It will be up toyou to do some self-examination to find outwhy a heart may be straying. Whatever you do,avoid unbridled confrontations and making accu-sations. This will only drive you into a corner.Patience and forgiveness will work much betterthan harsh words.

    Sagittarius Someone very close toyou could be planning a big surprise for

    you that could prove shocking. The final resultwill not prove unpleasant, however, so spendyour time planning ways in which you canrepay your benefactor. Office gossip can besquelched by actions much more than by words.Health problems should be seen to promptly.

    Capricorn You could be hard pressedat this point to give up ideals for immedi-

    ate gains, but the best advice to follow would bethat of the straight and narrow. A possible promo-tion in your career area could be forthcoming, butit might require more effort than you are willingto put forth. Make sure that a letter to a superioris worded so as not to cause unpleasantness.

    Aquarius A social occasion could bea good time to bring up an important

    business matter, but dont make it seem tooobvious. Romantic attachment to an old flamecould cause problems with a present mate orlove interest. Remember that there wassomething which made the flame an old oneand dont be too anxious to renew a situationwhich could prove dangerous.

    Pisces Your powers of persuasion andyour ability to make others see pie in the

    sky could backfire on you if you use them forunwholesome ends. The best advice here is tohonor past commitments and dont try to talkyour way out of a tight situation. Health problemsmay not be as bad as imagined, but should notbe ignored. Gain the confidence of one higher up.

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  • LUNCH: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMDINNER: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    HAPPY HOUR: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PMLATE NIGHT: Starts at 10:00 PM

    LIVE ENTERTAINMENTEvery day from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PMwith Bruce Crichton or Dave Kemmerly

    MAGIC SHOWSFriday, Saturday & Sunday at 7:00 & 8:00 PMThe magic of South Carolina Magician of the

    Year, Gary Maurer every weekend!

    LIVE KID'S MUSICMonday - Thursday 2 Shows - 7:00 & 8:00 PMKids and parents love to sing & dance along

    with live music from The Maggie andJackson Kids Music Show.

    FACE PAINTING7 days a week starting at 6:30 PM

    Kids love having their faces painted. Goahead and put a smile on your childs face!

    LUNCH: 11:00 AM - 4:00 PMDINNER: 4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

    STEAMING POT HAPPY HOUREvery day from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Rotating specials from our steam pot! BoiledShrimp, Crab Legs, Low Country Boil andmore! Specials change daily. Plus, great

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    EARLY BIRD SPECIALS10% Off food from 4:00 - 6:00 PM

    KIWIS ISLAND COOKOUTOpens 4:00 PM every day!

    NEW Cookout favorites includingSlow Roasted Pulled-Pork BBQ &

    ribs. Plus, our traditionalcookout items.

    FOR MORE INFO: 843-671-CAFE (2233) FREE PICTURES WITH JAKE THE SALTY DOG

    * Specials are not valid with any other offers or discounts. Subject to availability. SPECIALS DO NOT QUALIFY FOR EARLY BIRD DISCOUNTand are good for dine-in only. Expires 7/31/11. Jake photo hours are dependent on weather and may change or be canceled at any time.

  • APPETIZER & DRINK SPECIALSEvery day from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    Fish Tacos - $2.00 Flounder Bites - $3.00Peel & Eat Shrimp - $4.00 Queso Dip - $3.00

    EARLY BIRD SPECIALS10% Off food from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

    BREAKFAST8:00 AM - 11:00 AM

    LUNCH11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

    DINNER4:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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    CHECK OUT THE SOUTH BEACH RESTAURANTS MENUS ONLINE AT SALTYDOG.COM.EVERY DAY AROUND 3:00 PM AND 7:00 PM*

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    Tie-Dying Salty Dog T-Shirts has been a favoritekids activity for years, and now it is available

    every Monday - Friday starting at 11 am. Tie-dyeyour own custom t-shirt, bandana, hat or more.You can even bring your own shirts and tie dye

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    Gifts for Pets & the PeopleWho Love Them!

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    DONT FORGET FIDO AT JAKES CARGOLocated at South Beach Marina, Jakes Cargooffers gifts for pets and the people who lovethem! Jakes Cargo carries pet toys, gourmet

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    5 p.m. (843) 842-8484 or seapines.com.

    Tuesdays: Yappy Hour at Tail-WaggersGourmet Pet Bakery & Boutique in Coligny Plaza,6-7 p.m. Indoor social hour for dogs with ameet-and-greet and goodie bags. 1 N. ForestBeach Dr. (843) 686-3707.

    Wednesdays: Animals of the Lowcountryprogram at the Coastal Discovery Museum atHoney Horn, 10:30 & 11:30 a.m. Learn aboutand see Lowcountry animals, such as a barred owl,corn snake, alligator, opossum and more fromthe Oatland Island Wildlife Center. Reservationsrequired. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767ext. 223. coastaldiscovery.org.

    Wednesdays: Parents Nite Out - Kids NightIn at The Sandbox, An Interactive ChildrensMuseum, 6-9 p.m. Fun exhibits and activityareas, staff-supervised arts and crafts, dinnerand a take-home toy. Reservations required.18A Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645 orthesandbox.org.

    Thursdays: Bluffton Farmers Market at CarsonCottages in Old Town Bluffton, 2-7 p.m. Freshproduce, plants, prepared foods, live enter-tainment, childrens programs, educationalopportunities and chef demonstrations through-out the year. 40 Calhoun St. (843) 415-2447or farmersmarketbluffton.com.

    Friday - Sunday: Hermit Crab Races in theoutside bar area at the Jarvis Creek Crazy Crabstarting around 6:30 p.m. Races run every 20-30 minutes. 104 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843)681-5021 or thecrazycrab.com.

    Fridays: Hilton Head Island Farmers Market at Historic Honey Horn, 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.Fresh, locally-grown produce, plus meats,poultry, seafood, flowers, preserves, pasta,breads, pies and more. Free parking. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 785-2767 orfarmersmarkethiltonheadisland.com.

    Fridays: Hilton Head Island Carolina Shag ClubSocial Dance in Signals Lounge at the CrownePlaza Resort in Shipyard Plantation, 5-10 p.m.Members and guests welcome. 130 ShipyardDr. (843) 815-3883 or hhishag.com.

    Saturdays: Junior Volunteer Tours of theHeyward House Historic Center in Bluffton. Funtours of the house and grounds at 11 a.m.,

    12 p.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Tours are $2 per child,free for children 9 and under. 70 Boundary St.(843) 757-6293 or heywardhouse.org.

    Saturdays: Saturday Summer Storytimes for ages 3 and up at The Storybook Shoppe inBluffton, 2 p.m. Different topics each week.Reservations required. 41A Calhoun St. (843)757-2600 or www.thestorybookshoppe.com.

    Saturdays: The Steppin Stones in concertunder the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town, 7:30-9:30 p.m. A rockin good time with a young,but seasoned, classic rock band. Complimentary.(843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

    Sunday - Friday: Cappy the Clown at ShelterCove Harbour, 6-9:30 p.m. Face painting, hair wraps, balloon animals, bounce houses,airbrush tattoos and more. Just Add KidsInstant Circus/ Talent Show and Shake It UpDJ Dance Party on Sun. Free admission andparking. (843) 686-9098 orsheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    Sunday - Friday: Face Painting, Magic &More in Harbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort,6-8 p.m. Gregg Russell Concerts under the LibertyOak, 8-9:30 p.m. Family-oriented singer/story-teller featuring sing-a-longs, ballads and sillysongs with audience participation. Complimentary.(843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

    Sundays: Hilton Head Humane AssociationAdoption Day at Tail-Waggers Gourmet PetBakery & Boutique in Coligny Plaza, 12-3 p.m.1 N. Forest Beach Dr. (843) 686-3707.

    Sundays: Tennis Pro Exhibition at the Van DerMeer Tennis Center, 3 p.m. Complimentarysnacks, lemonade, beer and prize drawings. 19 DeAllyon Ave. (843) 785-8388 orvdmtennis.com.

    July 1 - September 20: Wading andDiving Birds in the Lowcountry Salt Marshexhibit at the Coastal Discovery Museum atHoney Horn. Photographs, three-dimensionaldepictions and mounted specimens are comple-mented by scientific data, natural historyinformation and helpful hints for local birding.70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223or coastaldiscovery.org.

    July 1 - August 6: The Arts Center of CoastalCarolina presents Smokey Joes Caf. Soak inthe malt shop sounds of legendary songwritersJerry Leiber and Mike Stoller at Smokey JoesCaf, the hottest joint in town. 14 Shelter CoveLane. (843) 842-2787 or artshhi.com.

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    July 1 - 31: The Heritage Library, a historicaland genealogical library, offers free, one-hourappointments on Finding My Ancestors forpeople interested in researching their families.Pre-registration required. 852 Wm. HiltonPkwy., Ste. 2A. (843) 686-6560 orheritagelib.org.

    July 1 - 4: 4th of July Weekend Sale at theTanger Outlets in Bluffton. Extra savings from yourfavorite brand name outlet stores during the four-day sidewalk sale. 1270 & 1414 Fording IslandRd. (843) 837-5410 or tangeroutlets.com.

    July 3: 3rd Annual Independence DayCelebration hosted by the Hilton Head IslandTEA Party at the Hilton Head High School Visualand Performing Arts Center, 1-3:30 p.m. A family-friendly celebration with patriotic music and aparade of signs. All patriots welcome. 70 WilbornRd. teapartyhhi.org.

    July 4 - 9: Pandora Lariat Event at ForsytheJewelers in the Shops at Sea Pines Center.Purchase a minimum of $50 of Pandora jewelryand receive a free lariat with sterling silver ends($25 retail value). 71 Lighthouse Rd., Ste. 311.(843) 671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.

    July 4: 26th Annual Hargray Hilton HeadFirecracker 5000 Road Race and Family FunWalk starting at The Mall at Shelter Cove, 8 a.m.Over 1,100 runners and walkers of all ages andabilities are expected to participate. Post-RaceCelebration with music, refreshments and doorprizes. 24 Shelter Cove Lane. (843) 757-8520or bearfootsports.com.

    July 4: Inaugural 4th of July Parade in HarbourTown, 9:30 a.m. Meet in the parking lot adjacentto the Harbour Town Lighthouse at 8:30 a.m.and pick up decorating supplies to outfit yourbicycle, wagon, dog or kids. Entries will bejudged on patriotism. (843) 842-1979 orseapines.com.

    July 4: POP! Goes The Sandbox at TheSandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. A Fourth of July Carnival withbounce house, corn hole contests, snow conestation, games, holiday crafts, BBQ lunch andmore. Admission is $10, free for children under 2. 18A Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645 orthesandbox.org.

    July 4: 4th of July Golf Challenge on the Pete

    Dye-designed Heron Point course in The SeaPines Resort. Golfers use a flag to mark thepoint where they hit their 72nd shot, withhandicap applied. The golfer whose flag isclosest to the clubhouse wins. Normal greensfees apply. (843) 842-1477 or seapines.com.

    July 4: Independence Day HarbourFest atShelter Cove Harbour, 6-9:30 p.m. Arts andcrafts, food, family activities and live entertain-ment with a fireworks display at dusk. Freeparking and admission. (843) 686-9098 orpalmettodunes.com.

    July 4: 4th of July Festivities in Harbour Townwith a fireworks extravaganza starting around 9 p.m. (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.

    July 4: 27th Annual Free Skull Creek CommunityFireworks at the Chart House and Hudsons.Outside entertainment beginning at 6 p.m. withfood and drinks available for purchase. Fireworksfrom a barge in the Intracoastal Waterway at9:30 p.m. Free parking and shuttle service from the Boys & Girls Club on Gum Tree Road from 6-10 p.m. (843) 681-2772 orhudsonsonthedocks.com.

    July 5: Tasteful Tuesday at Benny HudsonsSeafood Market, 6 p.m. Learn about theIslands history and the history of the Hudsonfamily with a cooking demonstration, samplesand wine provided by the Island Winery. Bring a chair and beverage. Reservations required,cost is $3 per person. 175 Squire Pope Rd.(843) 682-3474.

    July 6 - 30: [arti]Fact & Fiction is on displayin the Art League of Hilton Heads Walter GreerGallery at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.Assemblage artist Caroll Williams and photog-rapher Donna Varner cast a quirky eye on olddiscarded artifacts and create contemporary artwith a history. Artist Reception on July 7, 5-7 p.m.14 Shelter Cove Lane. (843) 681-5060 orartleaguehhi.org.

    July 7 - 10: The Players Amateur hosted bythe Heritage Classic Foundation at Belfair GolfClub in Bluffton. Watch the worlds best amateurgolfers compete before they become stars onthe PGA Tour. Free admission. Cameras andcell phones are not allowed. (843) 671-2448or playersam.com.

    July 8: Music at Noon, a concert featuringorganist Jonathan C. Davis, presented by theLow Country Chapter American Guild of

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    Dont enter the water if you cantswim.

    Swim near a lifeguard. United States Lifessaving Association statistics show that substantially more drownings occur in areas where there are no lifeguards.

    Ask the lifeguard about any dangers in the water or on the beach, especially if he or she is flying a yellow caution flag.

    Be aware of direction and strength of longshore currents.

    These currents can take you up and down the beach quickly and cause you or your kids to get lost.

    Dont let your kids swim unsuper-vised, even in guarded areas.

    Dont swim alone. Use the buddysystem so that someone always knows where you are so they canget help if needed.

    Dont overestimate your swim-ming ability. Stay in chest deep or less water to insure you dont

    get stuck in water over your head.

    Dont rely on flotation devices. Swim parallel to shore if you

    want to swim long distances. Dont swim against the current.

    Swim across the current to escape the pull.

    Always swim sober. Dont dive into unknown water

    or shallow breaking waves. Always go feet first. This will helpyou avoid spinal injuries.

    ISLANDBEACHES

    WATER SAFETY TIPS:

    PUBLIC BEACH ACCESS:All of the beach is public, fromthe ocean to the high watermark. Access to the beach, how-ever, is often private. The Town ofHilton Head Island provides ninebeach accesses: Alder LaneBeach Access, off South ForestBeach Drive; Coligny BeachPark, off Coligny Circle;Driessen Beach Park, at theend of Bradley Beach Road;Chaplin Community Park, offWm. Hilton Pkwy.; Fish HaulPark & Mitchelville BeachPark, at the end of Beach CityRoad; Burkes Beach Access, atthe end of Burkes Beach Road;Folly Field Beach Park andIslanders Beach Park, both offFolly Field Road.

    PARKING & FACILITIES:There are 23 metered spacesat Alder Lane; 54 meteredspaces at Folly Field and 13metered spaces at BurkesBeach Road. The parking fee isa QUARTER for each 15minutes.

    Additionally, there are 207spaces at Driessen Beach Parkfor long-term parking. The feeis a QUARTER for each 30minutes during the week.

    Parking spaces at IslandersBeach Park are ALWAYSreserved for annual beachpasses. Parking at DriessenBeach Park for annual beachpasses is reserved from 8 a.m.to 3 p.m. Parking is FREE atFish Haul Park, MitchelvilleBeach Park and Coligny BeachPark. Handicap parking isavailable at no fee at all beachparks.

    Restrooms, changing areas,sand showers and vendingmachines are available at thebeach parks.

    DESIGNATED SWIMMING AREAS:Official swimming areas havebeen designated for the AlderLane, Coligny, Driessen, FollyField and Islanders Beach

    Parks. The boundaries will beclearly marked on the beachand in the water.

    During the beach season,lifeguards are stationed ineach of the designatedswimming areas for assistanceand beach information. Pleaseask a lifeguard before enteringthe water if the yellow cautionflag is flying.

    BEACH MARKER SIGNS:Hilton Heads beaches aremarked with signs to letemergency responders knowwhere anyone who needs helpis on the beach. They are alsouseful to help you find yourplace if you are lost on thebeach. It is helpful foreveryone in your group toknow the marker where youare staying, so that you canreturn on your own or tellbeach patrol personnel, sothey can get you back to theright place. The markers sitnear the dune line.

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    ANIMALS are NOT permitted between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. from the Friday before Memorial Day throughLabor Day. Animals MUST be on a leash between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., April 1 through the Thursday beforeMemorial Day and the Tuesday after Labor Day through September 30. Animals must be on leash or underpositive voice control at all other times. Persons in control of animals on the beach are required to remove andproperly dispose of the animals excrement. Ordinance signs are posted at most beach access points.

    - Information and photography provided by the Town of Hilton Head Island and Shore Beach Service

    Apply plenty of sunscreen and reapply it throughout the day. Remember trouble spots, such asthe ears, feet, and nose. Even cloudy days allow the suns harmful rays to cause sunburn.

    Wear sunglasses. The suns rays can cause serious eye damage.

    Drink plenty of water. The hot summer days can dehydrate you very quickly.

    Be aware of the rules and regulations of the beach. Signs are posted near most beach accesses.

    Dont leave your kids unsuper-vised, even in guarded areas. They may wander and become lost.

    Find the nearest lifeguard if you or someone in your group becomes lost.

    Report any hazardous beach conditions to the nearest lifeguard.

    Know the name of the beach or hotel/condo and the beach marker number where you are staying, so the lifeguard can better assist if you are lost.

    There are often jellyfish and stingrays, as well as other sea life in the water, which may sting or cut a person. Other problemsmay occur on the beach or in the water which may require first aid. In any situation where first aid is needed, find a lifeguard or seek further medicalattention.

    Report any hazardous water conditions to the nearest lifeguard.

    Call or wave for help if you are in trouble.

    BEACH SAFETY TIPS:

    Possession or consumption of alcohol

    Glass (bottles, containers, etc.)

    Littering

    Indecent exposure or nudity

    Disorderly conduct

    Disturbing the peace

    Unauthorized vehicles

    Fires and fireworks

    Shark fishing

    Horse riding or driving

    Removal, harming, or harass-ment of any live beach fauna (sea turtles, sand dollars, etc.)

    Removal, alteration, or damage to dunes, sea oats, or other dune flora

    Operation, launching, or landing of unauthorized motorized watercraft

    Unauthorized commercial activity

    Sleeping on the beach be-tween midnight and 6 a.m.

    Unauthorized wearing of lifeguard emblems, insignias, etc.

    Solicitation or distribution of handouts

    Kites not under manual control

    Stunt kites & Sand Sailing (10 a.m.-6 p.m., April 1- September 30)

    Parasailing

    ADDITIONAL PROHIBITIONSIN DESIGNATED SWIMMINGAREAS: (Between sunrise and sunset, April 1-September 30):

    Fishing or surfcasting Surfboards, boogie boards, etc. Frisbee or other team sports

    involving a ball Games with metal components

    BEACH PROHIBITIONS:The following are prohibited on all beaches:

    Please take care of our beaches and leave only your footprints!

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    BIKE RENTALS

    Bicycle BillysBehind New York City Pizza and Plantation Deli,D-18 on map. GPS: 81 Pope Avenue, Suite 6.50% off rental of second bike with rental of firstbike at regular price, on weekly rentals only. FreeIsland-wide delivery and pick-up, including SeaPines, Shipyard, Palmetto Dunes, Forest Beachand Folly Field areas. Open 7 days. See ad page 85. (843) 785-7851. bicyclebilly.com.

    The Bike Doctor, North EndMathews Drive, K-33 on map. GPS: 55 MathewsDrive, Suite 160. Our full service retail store hasall of your cycling needs! We carry many high-quality brands including Specialized, Raleigh,Diamond Back, Taxi Cruisers and more. We alsooffer the best quality service and repairs. Alsooffering bike rentals. We have a full range of sizesand accessories. Our rentals include free baskets,locks, child seats, delivery and pick-up. See adpage 89. (843) 681-7531. bikedoctorhhi.com.

    The Bike Doctor, South EndNew Orleans Road, Suite B, E-18 on map. GPS:31 New Orleans Road, Suite B. Brand new store!We continue to provide all the same great servicesas our north end store on Mathews Drive, includ-

    ing new bike sales, repairs on all makes andmodels, as well as bicycle rentals. Open Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. See adpage 89. (843) 681-7532. bikedoctorhhi.com.

    Hilton Head Bicycle CompanyArrow Rd., H-18 on map. GPS: 112 Arrow Road.Specializing in bike rentals, service and sales. Nohidden costs free delivery/pick-up, baskets, childcarriers and locks. Cruisers, mountain and tan-dem bikes. Helmets available. See ad page 75.(843) 686-6888. hiltonheadbicycle.com.

    Hilton Head Bikes To GoWe make bike rentals easy! Free same daydelivery to Sea Pines, Palmetto Dunes, ForestBeach, Folly Field, Shipyard and anywhere else on the Island! We are a family-owned and fully-insured rental company offering only top-qualityservice and equipment. EVERY bike we rent isBRAND NEW for the 2011 season! Locks, childcarriers, baskets and delivery are always free.We also have beach and baby equipment,including beach chairs, umbrellas, strollers, cribs,etc. Open every day. See ad page 108. (843)842-9900. hiltonheadislandbikes.com.

    LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby RentalsThe Sea Pines Resort. LowSea Bike, Beach andBaby Rentals is a fully-insured, family-ownedand operated rental company. We provideclean, top-quality equipment and accessories

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    for the entire family. We have bike rentals forthe whole family, including bike trailers andchild seats. We have a wide variety of babyitems to rent, including cribs, high-chairs,strollers and much more. We also have manybeach items to rent, including umbrellas andchairs. Free delivery, locks, baskets and pick-up. 24-hour crib delivery. See ad page 109.(843) 384-9322. hiltonheadbikerental.com.

    PedalsPope Avenue, D-18 on map. GPS: 71 PopeAvenue, #A. Hilton Heads premier bike rentals.Tour the Island on mens, ladies, tall mens, kids,real BMX bikes, Burley Karts, mountain and hybridbikes. Sales and service. Free delivery, free childcarriers, locks and baskets. See coupon ad page103. (843) 842-5522. pedalsbicycles.com.

    Riding Tigers Bike RentalsArrow Road, H-18 on map. GPS: 101 ArrowRoad. The Islands Best Priced bike rentals. New bikes you can enjoy riding while vacationingon Hilton Head Island. Call or stop in to reserve your bikes today. See ad page 99. (843) 686-5833. aaaridingtigers.com.

    South Beach Bike RentalsSouth Beach Racquet Club, next to South Beach

    Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort, F-4 onmap. GPS: 230 South Sea Pines Drive. Con-venient location that allows you to tour The SeaPines Resort and world-famous Harbour Town at a savings to you. Beach cruisers, tandems,bikes for children, child carriers and more. See ad page 84. (843) 671-2453.southbeachbikerentals.com.

    Vacation Comfort Bike RentalsEnterprise Lane, L-33 on map. GPS: 3CEnterprise Lane. Hilton Heads most completebike rentals. Free locks, baskets and childcarriers. Free delivery and pick-up. We also rentcribs, strollers, beach chairs, wheelchairs,umbrellas and more. See ad page 79. (843)342-6673 or Toll Free (800) 655-9315.comfyrentals.com.

    Yankee Pedaler Bike RentalCall for Island Events special. Rent two or more bikes for one week for only $23 each.Free locks and child carriers. Free Island-widedelivery. See ad page 83. (843) 785-2021.

    BOAT RENTALS/CRUISES & WATERSPORTS

    Adventure CruisesShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Dolphin watch naturecruises on the E/V Holiday. Convenient mid-Island location just 10 minutes from anywhere.

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    No gate fee, stay all day. Call for schedule and reservations. See ads pages 85 & 109.(843) 785-4558.

    Adventure Cruises Fireworks CruiseShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Tuesdays only, June 14-August 9 and Monday, July 4 (No fireworks onTuesday, July 5). Enjoy a dolphin watch naturecruise on the E/V Holiday, ending with a fireworks display. The best place to watch thefireworks is from the water. See ads pages 85 & 109. (843) 785-4558.

    CheersAt the docks of the Chart House, off Squire PopeRoad, S-28 on map. GPS: 2 Hudson Road.Cheers, a 45 sailing yacht, sails the pristinewaters of the Intracoastal Waterway and offersspectacular views of Hilton Head and DaufuskieIslands. Offering morning, afternoon, sunset andfireworks sails. Observe dolphins and abundantwildlife while enjoying the relaxed pleasure ofsailing. See ad page 84. (843) 671-1800.cheerscharters.com.

    Commander ZodiacSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Explore the marshlands and observedolphins and other marine wildlife on our small,personalized tours. Combining the thrill of raftingand sheer pleasure of being so close with nature.Selected by Yahoo Travel, National Geographic,The Discovery Channel and the BBC as localnature guides. Celebrating over 25 years on Hilton

    Head. Reservations required. See ad page 100.(843) 671-3344. commanderzodiac.com.

    Dolphin DiscoveriesDeparts from Simmons Landing, off MarshlandRoad, next door to Broad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Road. Stepaboard our 22 ft. boat and cruise among ourneighboring islands to discover dolphins. With 6 passengers max, you will enjoy personalizedattention with comfortable seating in the sun orshade. Dolphin Discoveries will take the wholefamily on a boat ride to remember. Bring your camera. See ad page 77. (843) 684-1910.dolphindiscoverieshiltonhead.com.

    Dolphin Seafari Nature CruisesPalmetto Bay Marina, off Palmetto Bay Road, K-18 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way.Interactive dolphin watch nature tours aboardour 15-passenger, USCG exploration vessel.Cruise among our neighboring islands todiscover dolphins, waterfowl and marine life.See sea creatures up close as we pull a crab pot and unload our catch. Aquarium on-boardseasonally. Call the Friendliest Staff on theIsland for reservations. See ad page 91. (843)785-2345. palmettobaywatersports.com.

    GypsySouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. We guarantee that dolphins will be seenon this trip. An environmental cruise featuringmarshes, dolphins and more. Call for scheduleand more information. Cruises leave from South Beach Marina, the closest marina to theocean. See ad page 97. (843) 363-2900.hiltonheadboattours.com.

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    Hilton Head Wake SportsPalmetto Bay Marina, K-18 on map. GPS: 86Helmsman Way. Dedicated to providing a funand safe experience for riders of all levels.Whether you are a beginner or pro, our exper-ienced boat captains will give you the pull yourelooking for. Whether you wakeboard, wakeskate,wakesurf, ski, kneeboard, hydrofoil or just wantto ride a tube, Hilton Head Wake Sports is theway to go! Dont forget to ask about ourdiscounts for military and public-safety personnel.Hilton Head Wake Sports... by wakeboarders, for wakeboarders. See ad page 101. (843) 785-7131. hiltonheadwakesports.com.

    H2O ParasailHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort,H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road.Where the fun is. Welcome aboard your para-sail adventure, what a way to fly. Rise aboveCalibogue Sound and get an eagles eye viewover Hilton Head and see over 20 miles in alldirections. Call for special rates. Call or stopby for reservations. See ad page 107. (843)671-4386. h2osportsonline.com.

    H2O Powerboat RentalsHarbour Town Yacht Basin in The Sea Pines

    Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 LighthouseRoad. Make it a day of FUN on the water, graba GPS-destination lunch and watch the dolphins play beside your boat all against the spectacular backdrop of the Harbour TownLighthouse. We offer 20 & 25 ft. late modelequipment, professional instruction, GPSguidance systems, charts, coolers and biminitops. Be your own captain with 2-hour, 4-hour,half-day and full-day rentals. See ad page 83.(843) 671-4386. htpowerboats.com.

    H2O Stand Up PaddleboardHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 LighthouseRoad. Get on board and experience walking on water. Stand up paddlesurfing is the ultimate experience for people of all ages andskill levels. Easy to learn and something thewhole family can enjoy. Our experienced guideswill provide 1.5 hours of paddling excitement.Your lesson begins with the first 15-20 minutesof dry land instruction and safety tips. Then wehead out to the water and the adventure begins. See ad page 108. (843) 671-4386.h2osportsonline.com.

    H2O Waverunner SafariHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 LighthouseRoad. The Islands most thrilling experience

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    on the water. Our USCG-certified Yamahawaverunners are blasting off within theCalibogue Sound, just outside the no-wakezone at the wooden pier in Harbour Town.Call for reservations. See ad page 95. (843)671-4386. h2osportsonline.com.

    Island Queen Dolphin Nature TourBroad Creek Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 18 Simmons Road. Coast Guard licensed for 40 passengers. A narrated tour where you can enjoy the pleasure of seeing friendly

    dolphins and the scenery of beautiful BroadCreek and Calibogue Sound. Senior citizendiscounts, daily trips, call for reservations. Priced at only $16 adults, $8 kids. See coupon ad page 102. (843) 681-2522.hiltonheadtours.com.

    Island Water SportsSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. If it floats, we rent it. Serving Hilton Headfor over 25 years. Offering kayak, waverunnerand paddleboard rentals, along with parasailing.USCG captains and instructors. Charts and equip-ment provided. See ad page 76. (843) 671-7007.

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    Live OacHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road. TheLowcountrys Outdoor Adventure Company,Live Oac features highly-experienced USCG-licensed captains on ideal boats. Guaranteeddolphin nature tours. Watersports experts(tubing/wakeboarding/ waterskiing), guidedfishing and offsite kayaking and paddle-boarding. Personalized trips for individuals andsmall groups. Closest watersports area allowsfor trips as short as one hour. See ad page 82.(888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Lowcountry Nature ToursShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Enjoy a relaxing, person-alized, family experience on comfortable,shaded, 20 ft. deck boats. Six-person maxi-mum allows a unique, up-close view ofdolphins and other wildlife. This is anexperience you will remember for years tocome. See ad page 81. (843) 683-0187.lowcountrynaturetours.com.

    Outside Hilton HeadPinckney Island Wildlife Refuge, U-23 on map;Shelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1

    Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. The Islands premier nature guide service since1979. Daily dolphin tours, beachcombingcruises, Daufuskie Island excursions, privateIsland experiences and custom-designed dayson the water. Boat rentals and water ski days, too. Small groups in comfortable boats withcertified naturalist guides and Coast Guardcaptains. Family fun. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Palmetto Bay ParasailPalmetto Bay Marina, K-18 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Fly the friendly skies 500feet in the air. Video and photo packagesavailable. See Hilton Head Island like neverbefore. No gate fees, great parking. Stay dry orget wet. See ad page 101. (843) 785-7131.parasailhiltonhead.com.

    Palmetto Bay WatersportsPalmetto Bay Marina, located at the foot of the Cross Island Pkwy. Bridge, K-18 on map.GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Splash into some fun and adventure on our new stand-uppaddleboards, wave runners, motorboats,kayaks, 12 personal fun boats and pontoonboats (19 Triumph seats 8). Drinks, snacks, iceand frozen bait available. Free parking and no

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    gate fees. Call the Friendliest Staff on the Island for reservations. See ad page 91. (843)785-2345. palmettobaywatersports.com.

    Pirates Of Hilton HeadHarbour Town Yacht Basin, H-8 on map. GPS:149 Lighthouse Road. Set sail on a piratecruise! The fun is non-stop and the kids are thecrew, as we search for underwater treasure anddo battle to protect the booty. Theres singing,dancing and more, as we share the loot andcelebrate victory. Daily, starting at 9:30 a.m.See ad page 73. (843) 363-7000.piratesofhiltonhead.com.

    Sea Monkey WatersportsHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43 Jenkins Road The most free space open riding on the Island.Only minutes to full speed and home of theno-wake zones. On the pristine waters ofSkull Creek, you may see dolphins, turtles, birds and more. Open 7 days a week. See ad page 107. (843) 842-4754.jetskionhiltonhead.com.

    Schooner WelcomeShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1

    Shelter Cove Lane. Step back in time on a 3-hour sail aboard a traditionally rigged 62-foot Topsail Schooner. Help the crew raise thesails or just sit back, relax and take in the sights and sounds of Hilton Head Island, Broad Creek and Calibogue Sound. Enjoy up-close viewings of Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphins, a wide array of marsh birds, sea turtles andother Lowcountry wildlife. An unforgettablesailing experience. See ad page 78. (843) 785-5566. schoonerwelcome.com.

    Shannon Tanners Most Excellent Pirate ExpeditionShelter Cove Marina, Center Stage, G-27 onmap. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Grab your eyepatch, sword and pirate tattoo and become apirate in Capt. Shannon Tannerz Band ofPirates. Capture a ship and set sail in search oflost treasure. Trader Luke knows about thetreasure too... so there will be a showdown atsea. Pirate Kidz will blast away with watermuskets and cannons. The treasure and loot will then be shared with much Pirate revelry...singing and dancing. Wed. & Fri. mornings, 9-10:30 a.m. See ad page 30. (843) 422-0757.piratekidzofhiltonhead.com.

    The Ships StoreShelter Cove Harbour at Palmetto Dunes, H-26on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. Outdoor

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    adventure abounds at Shelter Cove Harbour!Offering deep sea and inshore fishing, sportcrabbing, nature and dolphin tours and water-skiing, in addition to kayak and boat rentals.Fishing rod rentals, crabbing supplies and fishing gear are also available. See ad page 33.For information and reservations, call (843) 686-9688 or the marina office, 842-7001.palmettodunes.com.

    Sky Pirate WatersportsBroad Creek Marina, K-23 on map. GPS: 18Simmons Road. All ages fly the highest flight in town aboard our 12-passenger, USCG-inspected parasail boat. Try the extremeinflatable rides, go tubing or waterskiing. Also offering dolphin cruises, cocktail cruisesand powerboat rentals (from 15 to 25). See ad page 98. (843) 842-2566.skypirateparasail.com.

    Stand-Up Paddleboarding withOutside Hilton HeadShelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 onmap. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Come tryout the fastest growing watersport in the world.Safe, fun and easy. Remarkable core workout,

    a cool thrill, simply a blast. We are the areasstand-up paddleboard headquarters, offeringdaily clinics, rentals and group excursions.Offering a variety of boards and accessoriesexclusively at our Plaza at Shelter Cove shop. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800)686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    CHILDRENS MUSEUMS

    The Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum18A Pope Avenue., next to St. Andrews Church, E-17 on map. Children and familieshave fun discovering all there is to do andimagine, including a Loggerhead Sandcastlefilled with magical sand, a construction zone for our Builders of Tomorrow, Charlies PerfectPlayplace specially designed for children agesinfant to 2 years, a ship of discovery, a planeready to fly and more. General admission is $6 per person, children under 2 are free. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. 2009 Top20 Summer Learning Destinations in U.S. byschoolfamily.com. See ad page 95. (843)842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    COMEDY CLUBS

    Hilton Head Comedy ClubIn Pineland Station, K-33 on map. GPS: 430

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    William Hilton Parkway. Every week featuringnational touring comedians. Tuesdays areLadies Night, only $6 admission for ourfemale friends. As always, there is never a drinkminimum. Offering full beverage service and aselect menu of fresh appetizers and desserts.Must be 18 years or older. Tues. thru Fri. & Sun. shows start at 9 p.m. Sat. shows at 8 and 10 p.m. All shows are $12. Reservations recommended. See ad page 17. (843) 681-7757. hiltonheadcomedyclub.com.

    CRABBING

    Crabber J IIShelter Cove Marina, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. Feeling crabby... ? Then joinus aboard the Crabber J, where the captain and mate will take you on the best nature cruise on the Island. Its a sport the entire family can enjoy. Catch the most blue crabs and win a Crabber J T-shirt. Call for reser-vations. See ad page 109. (843) 422-5110.

    DAUFUSKIE TOURS

    The Daufuskie Island History &Artisans ExcursionShelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS:

    1 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 onmap. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Daily small group, all-inclusive tour to legendaryDaufuskie Island. The program includes dolphin eco cruise, golf carts, interpretivehistorian-guide, stops at all significantDaufuskie sites, snacks and refreshments. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    H2O Enviro Tours Taxi to DaufuskieHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road. Offeringthe quickest water taxi transportation to DaufuskieIsland. Call for reservations. See ad page 74. (843) 671-4386. h2osportsonline.com.

    Live OacHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road. A variety of Daufuskie excursions led by USCG-licensed captains. Private boating, beach-combing, exploration of historic and culturalsites or a visit to Marshside Mamas restaurant.Also offering dolphin, watersports and fishingcharters with Daufuskie departures. See ad page 82. (888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Lowcountry Nature ToursShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. This beachcombing trip is a

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    popular tour to our neighboring DaufuskieIsland. This three-hour tour incorporates ourtwo-hour dolphin tour, with the added bonus of getting off the boat and onto the beach atDaufuskie Island. While on the beach, wesearch for shells, sand dollars, crabs andstarfish. Occasionally, we may even find afossilized sharks tooth. Call for departure times. Reservations are required. See ad page 103. (843) 683-0187.lowcountrynaturetours.com.

    Nature Cruise With Dinner atMarshside Mamas Palmetto Bay Marina, off of Palmetto Bay Rd., K-18 on map. GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Cruiseon the Dolphin Seafari to lunch or dinner onDaufuskie Island at Marshside Mamas. Seedolphins, waterfowl and marine life on yourcruise over. Enjoy dinner, dancing and libationsat Marshside Mamas. Fun for the whole family.Call the Friendliest Staff on the Island forreservations. See ad page 91. (843) 785-2345.palmettobaywatersports.com.

    The Outback Kayak Experiencewith Outside Hilton HeadShelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1

    Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Experiencea remarkable tour. After a boat ride to a privateand secluded island deep in the South Carolinabackwaters, you will board kayaks and head upa pristine, calm-water creek. True wilderness,away from development. No experience neces-sary. Ask to go on The Outback. Exclusivelyfrom Outside Hilton Head. See ads pages 7,93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    FISHING

    Blue Water TackleshopSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea Pines Resort,F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea Pines Drive.Offering charter fishing, bait, fishing tackle, crab-bing supplies, marine accessories and T-shirts.Call for charter reservations and availability. Seead pages 64-67. (843) 671-3060.bluewaterhhi.com.

    Capt. Hook Party Fishing BoatShelter Cove Harbour (Dock C), H-26 on map.GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane. A 70 ft. party fishingboat offering 5 1/2 hour offshore wreck fishingtrips and night shark fishing trips. Price includeseverything you need to catch fish. Full galley onboard. Fun for the entire family. See ad page 117.(843) 785-1700.

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    DrifterSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort, F-4 on map. GPS: 232 South Sea PinesDrive. Family fun boat for offshore fishing.Spend your time deep-sea fishing when youleave from the closest marina to the ocean.Rods, reels and bait furnished. Call for reser-vations. See ad page 97. (843) 363-2900.hiltonheadboattours.com.

    Family Shark FishingEnd of Simmons Road on left side, offMarshland Road, next door to Broad CreekMarina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Road.The kids will talk about the shark they cought the whole way home! Younger kids and evenyour teenager will have fun with this! 1 to 3-foot sharks are what we are out to catch. An occasional 4-footer we might have to cut loose! Perfect size for a photo op and then weput them back to live another day! Family fun at its best! See ad page 113. (843) 684-1911.facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing

    Kayak Fishing with Kayak Hilton HeadEnd of Simmons Road on left side, offMarshland Road, next door to Broad Creek

    Marina, K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Road. Rent a kayak, bring a pole and our guides will direct you to the best spots to fish.Only $10/hour for single kayaks, $15/hour fordouble kayaks. Guided fishing tours available in the winter months. See ad page 77. Forreservations and information, call (843) 684-1910. kayakhiltonhead.com.

    Kayak Fishing with Outside Hilton HeadShelter Cove Marina, G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 onmap. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Daily kayakfishing excursions. Daily 3-hour tour includescustom fishing kayak, bait, guide, tackle andlicensing. All tours are conducted in the state-of-the-art Hobie paddle fishing kayaks. Toursscheduled around optimal tides for targetingredfish. The ultimate in sport fishing. See adspages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Kayak/Paddleboard Fishing with Live OacMultiple locations. Guided fishing excursions for individuals and small groups on specially-designed craft. Experienced guides. Spin or Fly tackle. Various trips available targetingdifferent species including redfish, trout,flounder and more. Sight fishing for sharks

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    by special request! See ad page 82. (888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Live Oac Fishing ChartersHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road. Guidedinshore and offshore fishing with USCG-licensed captains. From a 35 cc, to 22 deck or 17 flat boats, we have the vessel thats bestsuited to the task. All local species targeted.Private charters or shared trips available.Special family fishing trips (age 5+), too. Seead page 82. (888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Marsh Tacky Sport FishingHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23 on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road. Come explorethe sounds and nearshore/offshore waters ofbeautiful Hilton Head Island aboard the 27Wahoo center console boat with Capt. ZackLynam. With 15 years of charter fishing experi-ence and a lifetime spent fishing these waters, wecan tackle it all. Specializing in light tackle/flyfishing, we target a variety of different speciesyear-round. See ad page 113. (843) 384-7790.hiltonheadislandsportfishing.com.

    Moneric Fishing ChartersAt the docks of the Chart House, off Squire

    Pope Road, S-28 on map. GPS: 2 HudsonRoad. Lets go fishin. Captain Eric offers dailycharter trips aboard the 27 Key West and willcustomize your outing for up to 6 passengers:From a few hours, to all day for the fishingenthusiast. Bait, tackle and ice included. See ad page 117. (843) 816-0215 or 341-3742.moneric.com.

    O Cat Fishing Charters with Outside Hilton HeadHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, T-23on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road.Fishing local waters since 1979. O Cat FishingCharters offers a choice of a fast and stable 26 Power Cat or a 20 flat boat. Quality fly,spin and sport experiences. Year-round fishingfor redfish, trout, cobia, mackerel and tarpon.Ask about shark fishing, too. Great familyfishing fun. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126.(800) 686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    GOLF

    Harbour Town Golf LinksHarbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 onmap. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road. Perenniallyranked among the top golf courses in the world and home to The Heritage, a PGA Tourevent. See ad page 127. (843) 842-8484 or363-4485. seapines.com.

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    Ocean Course/Heron PointPlantation Clubhouse, open to the public, TheSea Pines Resort, C-10 on map. GPS: 100North Sea Pines Drive. Hilton Head Islands firstgolf course offers a challenging golf experiencewith magnificent ocean views. NGCOABeginner Friendly Certified Course. CertifiedAudubon Cooperative Sanctuaries. Free golfexhibitions every Tues. at 5 p.m. with headteaching pro Rick Barry, a PGA Professional LifeMember. See ad page 127. (843) 842-8484 or363-4475. seapines.com.

    Old South Golf LinksJust off the bridge from Hilton Head, across from Moss Creek, Mainland on map. GPS: 50Buckingham Plantation Drive. Kids pay their agewith each adult paying rack rate (1:1 ratio) andreceive a free T-shirt. Special junior tees andscorecards. Call for tee times. See ad page 96.(843) 785-5353. oldsouthgolf.com.

    HISTORIC HOMES

    Rose Hill MansionRose Hill Plantation, Highway 278, Bluffton,Mainland on map. GPS: 199 Rose Hill Way. Tour the Souths most beautiful plantation. Themain house is a Gothic Revival-style home built

    circa 1858 and is listed on the National Registerof Historic Places. Enjoy refreshments andSouthern hospitality while admiring the beautifulhome and grounds. Ask about our exceptionalwines under the Rose Hill label. Tours daily. $25per person. Call for reservations. See ad page74. (843) 757-6046. rosehillmansion.com.

    HORSEBACK RIDING

    Lawton StablesThe Sea Pines Resort, F-12 on map. GPS: 190Greenwood Drive. Guided scenic trail ridesthrough the 600-acre Forest Preserve. Offeringprivate lessons, pony rides for children, horsesbought and sold, training and breeding. A mustvisit when on Hilton Head Island. See ad page105. (843) 671-2586. lawtonstableshhi.com.

    KAYAK RENTALS AND NATURE TOURS

    H2O Alligator & Wildlife TourHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort,H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road. Joinus on a one-hour guided tour of the pristinefreshwater lakes of The Sea Pines Resort ForestPreserve (over 600 acres). Get a close-up viewof Hilton Heads indigenous plant and animallife, including the native American Alligator.Come aboard our safe and stable 12-passenger electric boat, narrated by an expe-

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    RULES FOR THE ROAD

    Please obey all traffic signals and pathway markings. Stop signs must be obeyed for safety. Bicycles are vehicles and must obey SC traffic laws.

    Travel the pathways at speeds that allow for the safety of pedestrians and other users.

    Never ride within the roadway against traffic. State law requires bicycles to drive like all other vehicles.

    Please do not ride on roads where a pathway is available.

    Please ride single file and keep a safe distance from other bicyclists.

    WATCH OUT FOR MOTORISTS! Motorists must yield to pedestrians and bicyclists within marked crossings, but they may not see you.

    Please yield to pedestrians. When resting or stopped, please move off the pathway.

    Most sections of the pathways are not illuminated. If you must bike at night, please wear light-colored clothing or carry a flashlight. Bicycles must have a

    red rear reflector and a headlight when biking at night.

    When approaching slower pathway users from behind, please sound yourwarning device, or call out, Passing on your left. Always pass on the left.

    Bicyclists should always wear a helmet, especially children 12 and under.

    Make eye contact and use hand signals. Assume other bicyclists and motorists dont see you. Hand signals tell motorists and other path users what you intend

    to do and will ensure everyones safe enjoyment of the pathways.

    Be courteous, alert and predictable.

    The Town of Hilton Head Island provides over 50 milesof public pathways and nature trails for the enjoyment ofpedestrians and cyclists.

    At low tide, the Islands 12 miles of beaches are idealfor biking. Public beaches are indicated on the IslandEvents Island Map.

    Our map also shows the existing public pathways.Many kiosks are located along the pathways with anIsland-wide map on one side, and a localized map of thearea on the other.

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    PATHWAY MARKINGSWHITE STRIPE & STOP SIGN

    ROAD CROSSING. Stop and look for motorists.

    YELLOW CENTER LINETWO-WAY TRAFFIC. Keep to the right.

    SEVERAL LADDER HATCHING STRIPESCROSSWALK. Watch out for other bicyclists, pedestrians and motorists.

    Information and map courtesy of The Town of Hilton Head Island.(843) 341-4600 hiltonheadislandsc.gov.

    PLEASE LOCK YOUR BICYCLE WHEN NOT IN USE! BICYCLE THEFTS ARE PREVENTABLE.

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    rienced Lowcountry Tour Guide. Phenomenalphoto opportunities. See ad page 115. (843)686-5323. h2osportsonline.com.

    H2O Enviro ToursHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road. Enviro Tours offer dolphin tours of the CalibogueSound on hard Zodiac boats. Offering dolphin/nature tours, sunset tours, beachcombing trips,Daufuskie transportation or customized tripswhere you design your own itinerary. Call forreservations. See ad page 74. (843) 671-4386.h2osportsonline.com.

    Hilton Heads Kayaking ExpeditionsHilton Head Harbor RV Resort & Marina, U-21 on map. GPS: 43A Jenkins Road. Wedepart from Hilton Heads north end on aleisurely, 10-minute paddle to the beautifulshoreline of the Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge.Bottlenose dolphins are regularly seen, as well as many beautiful shorebirds and the occasionalotter, mink, loggerhead turtle, manatee or baldeagle. See ad page 99. (843) 684-1912.hhikayakexpeditions.com.

    Kayak Hilton Head(Broad Creek location) End of Simmons Road, off Marshland Road, next to Broad Creek Marina,K-22 on map. GPS: 11 Simmons Road. Lots ofdolphins... Blackbeard, Nick and little babyStripe. We specialize in family and recreationalkayaking. Kids often get their first experienceholding live shrimp, crab and beautiful fish. Toursdaily. Rentals from $10/hr. See ad page 77. (843) 684-1910. kayakhiltonhead.com.

    Live OacKayak and paddleboard locations vary. Live Oacsunique paddling experience The Tide Rideworks with tidal currents for the easiest way topaddle. Go With The Flow on premium tripsscheduled at ideal times so you can let the waterdo the work and have more time enjoying theride, wildlife and scenery. Paddleboarding, too!See ad page 82. (888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Lowcountry Nature ToursShelter Cove Harbour, H-26 on map. GPS: 1Shelter Cove Lane. This beachcombing trip is a popular tour to our neighboring DaufuskieIsland. This three-hour tour incorporates our two-hour dolphin tour, with the added bonus of getting off the boat and onto the beach atDaufuskie Island. While on the beach, we search for shells, sand dollars, crabs and starfish. Occasionally, we may even find afossilized sharks tooth. Call for departure times. Reservations required. See ad page 81.

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    (843) 683-0187. lowcountrynaturetours.com.

    Outside Hilton HeadThree departure locations: Shelter Cove Marina,G-27 on map. GPS: 1 Shelter Cove Lane;Hudsons Restaurant, off Squire Pope Rd., S-28 on map. GPS: 1 Hudson Road.; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Dailyguided tours, back island excursions, calm-waterpaddles, kids camps, teen tours, kayak fishing and kayak rentals. Kayak with dolphins, egret,heron, eagles, otter and the entire salt marsh eco-system. See why over 100,000 have paddled with OHH over the past 30 years. Seeads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Outside Palmetto BluffPalmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 MountPelia Road. The only outfitter on the May River.Daily kayak tours and rentals through theSoutheasts most pristine waterways. See adspages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Palmetto Bay WatersportsPalmetto Bay Marina, located at the foot of the Cross Island Parkway Bridge, K-18 on map.GPS: 86 Helmsman Way. Come out on thewater with our local, experienced naturalistsand glide across the pristine waters of BroadCreek while enjoying a guided kayak naturetour. No experience necessary. Great family fun. Call the Friendliest Staff on the Island for reservations. See ad page 91. (843) 785-2345. palmettobaywatersports.com.

    Pinckney Island Wildlife RefugeKayak Center At Hudsons RestaurantOff Squire Pope Road, S-28 on map. GPS: 1Hudson Road.; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road. Daily kayak toursthrough the waters of the Pinckney IslandNational Wildlife Refuge. Tours led by experi-enced guides and naturalists in a safe, comfortable sea kayak. Learn about the rich history of the Port Royal Sound, the North End of Hilton Head and surroundingislands. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126.(800) 686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    MINIATURE GOLF

    Legendary GolfHwy. 278, mid-Island, next to Fresh MarketShoppes, G-22 on map. GPS: 900 William Hilton Parkway.; Pope Avenue, next to CircleCenter, D-17 on map. GPS: 80 Pope Avenue.Play the Islands best miniature golf courses. Oursand traps and water hazards make Legendarythe most realistic miniature golf on the Island. The most challenging, most exciting putting

    courses. See coupon ad page 115. (843) 785-9214 or 686-3399.

    NATURE CENTERS

    H2O Nature CenterHarbour Town Marina in The Sea Pines Resort, H-8 on map. GPS: 149 Lighthouse Road. Theperfect resource for apparel, gifts, bike rentalsand fishing gear. Our live-animal exhibits, edu-cational programs and hands-on displays aresure to spark curiosity and inspire learning in all ages. The Nature Center focuses on thewildlife and habitats of the South CarolinaLowcountry. People of all ages are invited tohave fun, while learning and discovering the natural world. See ad page 115. (843) 686-5323. h2osportsonline.com.

    SCAVENGER HUNTS

    High Tech Scavenger Hunt withOutside Hilton HeadThe Plaza at Shelter Cove, G-27 on map. GPS: 32 Shelter Cove Lane; Palmetto Bluff, W-9 on map. GPS: 476 Mount Pelia Road.Looking for a fun and inexpensive way to findthe hidden gems of Hilton Head Island? Usingthe same principles of a traditional scavengerhunt, this program uses GPS hand-heldreceivers to navigate through clues to HiltonHeads most interesting locations. Great familyfun. See ads pages 7, 93, 94 & 126. (800)686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    SHOOTING RANGE

    Palmetto Indoor Shooting Range98 Purrysburg Road, Hardeeville, S.C., Mainlandon map. See website or call for range fees anddetailed directions. No charge for eye and earprotection. Select from an array of custom-designedtargets. We will accommodate large parties (10 ormore) any day of the week with advance notice.Received national recognition from Glock andGSSF members as 2009 Range of The Year.Open Tues., 12-7 p.m.; Wed.-Sat., 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;Sun., 12-8 p.m. Closed Mon. See ad page 80.(843) 784-5474. palmettoindoorrange.com.

    SIGHTSEEING TOURS

    Gullah Heritage Trail ToursDeparts from the Coastal Discovery Museum atHoney Horn, N-27 on map. GPS: 70 Honey HornDrive. Experience the Gullah culture of Hilton HeadIsland on a 2-hour narrated tour of ten neighbor-hoods established during the Civil War. Highlightsinclude: Gullah Family Compounds, Old Debar-kation Point (used before the bridge was built), OldOne-Room School House, Plantation Tabby Ruins,Historic Marker of First Freedom Village. TheGullah culture is manifested in family, lifestyle, food ways, language and folklore. See coupon adpage 79. (843) 681-7066. gullaheritage.com.

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    CAMPS, CLINICS & CLASSES

    Adventure CampIsland Rec. Center at Mitchelville Beach Park.Ages 6 and up. Catch live bait, shrimp and blue crabs, plus beach games. July 7-8, 13-14,20-21 & 27-28. (843) 681-7273.islandreccenter.org.

    Adventure IslandOutside Hilton Head. Ages 11-17. A boat ridefrom Hilton Head Island to secluded Page Islandwith backwater boating, tubing, ropes coursechallenges, fishing, crabbing, kayaking and more.Wed. & Fri., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    All Day Summer CampIsland Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Ages 4-13.Arts and crafts, swimming, games, theatricalactivities, weekly field trips and more. Mon.-Fri.,7:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Through Aug. 13. (843)681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Art StartArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 2-5. Development of fine motor skillsand encouragement of creativity through the visu-al arts. July 14 & 28; Aug. 11 & 18, 10-11 a.m.(843) 686-3945 ext. 222. artshhi.com.

    Barrier Island Discoveries CampCoastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. Ages 7-11. Hands-on explo-rations and investigations of the natural historyof the Lowcountry. Fishing, Crabbing & OceanAdventures, July 6-8; Scales & Tales: Reptilesand Insects of the Lowcountry, July 27-28. (843)689-3033 ext. 228. coastaldiscovery.org.

    Big Apple Adventure Vacation Bible SchoolFirst Baptist Church Hilton Head, 100 S. ForestBeach Dr. For rising 1st-6th graders. $5 registra-tion fee, reservations required. July 11-15, 9 a.m.-noon. (843) 842-5437. fbchhi.org.

    Book Clubs & Story Times at The Storybook Shoppe41A Calhoun St. The Caldecott Club for ages 5-7 at 10 a.m. The Newberry Club for ages 8-12at 11 a.m. Story Time for ages 4-6 at 1 p.m.Page Turners Book Club for 5th and 6thgraders at 2 p.m. Story Time for 3 year-oldsat 3 p.m. July 11, 18 & 25; Aug. 1, 8 & 15.Saturday Summer Storytimes on Sat., 2 p.m.Reservations required. (843) 757-2600.www.thestorybookshoppe.com.

    Camp-Can-DoMt. Calvary Missionary Baptist AchievementSchool, 382 Squire Pope Rd. Ages 2-5. Field trips,arts & crafts, swimming and school readinessactivities. Mon.-Fri., 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.Through Aug. 5. (843) 681-3678.achievementschool.org.

    Camp Dig It!Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. Interactive family programwith an introduction to the field of archaeology,the excavation of a simulated site and identifica-tion of artifacts. July 5, 12, 19 & 26; Aug. 2 &16, 10:30 a.m. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223.coastaldiscovery.org.

    Challenge CampIsland Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Ages 4-15.Continued development of motor, social andcognitive skills for special needs children. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Through July 29.(843) 681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Character Development through ImprovisationArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 11-15. Students learn methods ofdeveloping natural characters through some-times unnatural means. July 7, 2-4 p.m. (843)686-3945 ext. 222. artshhi.com.

    Cheerleading CampIsland Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Ages 5-14.Local high school cheerleaders teach cheers,sideline chants, stunts, dance and tumbling.July 11-14, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (843) 681-7273.islandreccenter.org.

    Discovery Days CampOutside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove Marina.Ages 7-10. Environmental education with kayak-ing, interpretive beach walks, marsh paddles andgames for young adventurers. Tues. & Wed.,8:30-11:30 a.m. Through mid-Aug. (800)686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Eco-Venture CampOutside Hilton Head at Shelter Cove Marina.Ages 11-14. Learn the basics of kayaking whiledeveloping an understanding of the natural worldthrough hands-on study of coastal ecology. Tues.& Wed., 9 a.m.-noon. Through mid-Aug. (800)686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Family Kayak CampKayak Hilton Head, Hilton Head Harbor. Three-hour private camps for families vacationingtogether with 6 kids or more. Activities includecrabbing, fishing and kayaking. Learn kayakingbasics and all about nature. Call for times and

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    other family-oriented activities. (843) 684-1912or 684-1910. kayakhiltonhead.com.

    Fun for Kids/Kids Night OutThe Sea Pines Resort. Ages 4-12. A high-energy,activity-filled program with swimming, miniaturegolf, arts & crafts and more. Mon.-Fri.; Full-Day,9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Half-Day, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m.Kids Night Out on Thurs., 6-9 p.m. Through Sept. 5.(843) 671-3590. seapinesfunforkids.com.

    Future Stars Junior Golf ProgramThe Sea Pines Resort. Ages 4-12. A fun introduc-tion to the game conducted by qualified PGAGolf Professionals. Emphasis on safety, etiquette,rules and fundamentals. Mon. & Fri., 2-3 p.m.;Tues.-Thurs., 3:30-4:30 p.m. (843) 842-1477.seapines.com.

    Get Fired Up with Pottery The Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum,18-A Pope Ave. Personalize a ceramic plate fora cherished keepsake or heartwarming gift. Feeincludes museum admission. Mondays throughSept. 5. (843) 842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    Guitar CampHilton Head Christian Academy, 55 Gardner Dr.Rising 5-12 graders. Learn to play guitar or improveskills. Held in collaboration with the Junior JazzFoundation. July 11-15. hhca.org/music.

    Hilton Head Basketball Camp 101Hilton Head Island Middle School, 55 Wilborn Rd.Rising 4th-9th graders. Basketball fundamentalswith Coach Rawn Grant and College of Charlestonhead coach Bobby Cremins. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Through July 29. (843) 689-4579 or298-1323. hhcamp101.com.

    Imagination HourThe Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum,18-A Pope Ave. Weekly story time followed by arelated arts & crafts or science project. Free withmuseum admission. Thurs., 10:30-11:30 a.m.(843) 842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    Jazz CampHilton Head Christian Academy, 55 Gardner Dr. Rising 5th-12th graders. Intensive training in several styles of jazz. Held in collaborationwith the Junior Jazz Foundation. July 11-16.hhca.org/music.

    Junior Bridge Summer CampHilton Head Island Bridge Club in Port RoyalPlaza. Ages 8-14. Instruction and tournaments.Sat., 10 a.m.-noon. Through Aug. 27. (843)681-4192 or 705-7700.

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    Junior Golf Programs Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Junior GolfClinics focusing on the fundamentals, etiquetteand rules; Advanced Junior Playing Lessons forages 8-18; Little Swingers for ages 4-7; PalmettoDunes Junior Golf Academy for all skill levels.Call for days and times. Special Junior Pricingfor ages 17 and under with permanent juniortees on the Robert Trent Jones course and specialmarkings on the George Fazio course. (843)785-1138. palmettodunes.com.

    Junior SailingCommander Zodiac in South Beach MarinaVillage. Ages 7-16. Boat and water safety, rigging,tacking and more for children with little or no sail-ing experience. Tues. & Wed., 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.(843) 671-3344. commanderzodiac.com.

    Junior Tennis ProgramsPalmetto Dunes Tennis Center. Short Shot Clinicfor ages 4-5; Super Shots Clinic for ages 6-8;Junior Stroke of the Day for ages 9-17; JuniorTennis Camp for ages 9-17; Junior Round RobinTournament for ages 9-17; Junior Grand Slam forages 9-17; Hip Hop Cardio for Teens. Call for daysand times. (843) 785-1152. palmettodunes.com.

    Junior Tennis ProgramsThe Sea Pines Resort Racquet Club. Special focuson good sportsmanship and skill development.(843) 363-4495. seapines.com.

    Kids N Clay CampArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 ShelterCove Lane. Ages 6-12. Students learn a varietyof ceramic hand-building techniques, includingpinch, slab, coil, surface decoration, glazing andmore. July 5-8, 10 a.m.-noon & July 15, 1-3 p.m.(843) 686-3945 ext. 222. artshhi.com.

    Kids Night Out The Island Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. K-5thgraders. Organized sports and activities, swim-ming, pizza and more. July 22, 6-10 p.m. (843)681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Kids Waterfun DayOutside Hilton Head in Shelter Cove Harbour.Ages 7 and up. A three-hour program that is sim-ply a blast. Fri., 9 a.m.-noon. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Kids Waterfun DayCommander Zodiac in South Beach Marina Village.Ages 4-13. Beach Olympics, sail and power boatrides, crabbing, water balloons, scavenger huntsand more. Thurs., 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. (843)671-3344. commanderzodiac.com.

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    Learn to Surf CampIsland Rec. Center at Burkes Beach. Ages 7 andup. Surfing instruction with John Tolly and NateSkager. July 7-8, 11-12, 18-19, 20-21, 22-23,25-26 & 27-28. (843) 681-7273.islandreccenter.org.

    Lessons with Mistress Mary HextCoastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. For young ladies ages 6 andolder. Lessons in deportment, handwriting andEnglish country dancing with Mistress Hext. July 9& 23; Aug. 11, 10 a.m. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223.coastaldiscovery.org.

    Main Street Youth TheatrePerforming Arts ProgramsMSYT Educational Studio, 25 New Orleans Rd.Ages Pre-K through high school. Full-day and half-day drama, dance, voice, art and writing classeswith some of the finest instructors in the region.Through Aug. 5. (843) 689-6246. msyt.org.

    Mixed Up Masterpieces Visual Arts CampArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 5-12. Students explore famous works

    and then create their own 2D and 3D master-pieces. July 18-22. Ages 8-12, 10 a.m.-noon;ages 5-7, 1-3 p.m. (843) 686-3945 ext. 222.artshhi.com.

    Musical KazoociclesArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 5-12. Join Lowcountry artist AmosHummell and create a kazoosaphone, a one-of-a-kind musical instrument from recycled materials.July 13, 10 a.m.-noon. (843) 686-3945 ext. 222.artshhi.com.

    Old South Junior GolfOld South Golf Links in Bluffton, 50 BuckinghamPlantation Dr. Ages 6-15. Small classes taught byPGA professionals. Junior Golf Clinic on Tues.,10:30 a.m.-noon. Junior Golf Camp on Thurs.,1-5 p.m. Through Labor Day. (843) 785-5353.oldsouthgolf.com.

    Painting with 19th & 20th Century MastersArt Academy, 106 Cordillo Pkwy. Rising K-6thgraders. Students will be inspired by a masterpainter and complete a new painting each sessionwith instructor Marilyn Dizikes. Fri., Rising K-2ndgraders, 10 a.m.-noon; rising 3rd-6th graders,2-4 p.m. Through July 29. (843) 842-5738.artleaguehhi.org.

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    Come aboard the GYPSYfor a relaxing, narrated tour on

    Calibogue Sound.We guarantee thatdolphins will be seen on this trip.

    Adults $15,Children $7 (2 and under free)

    DOLPHINS & MOREAdults $19,Children $9

    KIDS CRUISEMonday thru Friday

    Children $25

    FIREWORKS CRUISETuesday Evenings

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    Join us for an exciting FishingExcursion aboard . . .

    THE DRIFTER5 hour trip, $66 Adults4 hour trip,$61 Adults

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    Parents Night Out - Kids Night InThe Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum,18-A Pope Ave. Ages 3-9. Fun exhibits and activ-ity areas with staff-supervised arts and crafts,dinner and a take-home toy. Wed., 6-9 p.m.Through Aug. 31. (843) 842-7645.thesandbox.org.

    Rec. Soccer CampIsland Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Ages 5-14.Soccer skills and soccer-related games for all

    skill levels. July 18-22, 8:30-10:30 a.m. (843) 681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Skim CampOutside Hilton Head. Kids & teens. Learn thebasics and build a foundation in the areas fast-est growing and most exciting beach sport. Learnterminology, choosing the best conditions andhow to ride like a pro. Trips daily. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Summer Camp at Lawton StablesLawton Stables in The Sea Pines Resort, 190 Greenwood Dr. Ages 8-14. Beginner andintermediate riding camps. Formal riding

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    instruction, horse care, stable management, gamesand activities with a horse show at the end of theweek. Summer Academy available for advancedriders. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-noon. Through Aug. 12.(843) 671-2586. lawtonstableshhi.com.

    Summer Fun Series at The SandboxThe Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum,18-A Pope Ave. Special weekly programs through-out the summer, including Get Fired Up withPottery & Decorate Your Own Cupcake on Mon.;Summer Fun Craft Activities on Tues.; Come Play Music with Us & Parents Nite Out, KidsNite In on Wed.; Imagination Hour on Thurs.;Coastal Critters on Fri. (843) 842-7645.thesandbox.org.

    Surf CampHilton Head Outfitters, Palmetto Dunes OceanfrontResort, 80 Queens Folly Rd. 90 minutes of professional instruction. (866) 380-1783.hiltonheadoutfitters.com.

    Swimming LessonsThe Sea Pines Resort. Ages 4 and up. Groupand private swimming lessons for all skill levels.Mon.-Thurs. (843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

    Take the Stage! Performing Arts CampArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 5-12. Children are exposed to a vari-ety of performing arts methods, such as dance,theater and music. July 18-22. Ages 5-7, 10 a.m.-noon; ages 8-12, 1-3 p.m. (843) 686-3945ext. 222. artshhi.com.

    Teen Kayak CampH2O Sports in Harbour Town. Ages 13 andolder. Learn to kayak and throw a cast net in thecalm waters of Calibogue Sound and Broad Creek.(843) 671-4386. h2osportsonline.com.

    Teen Stand-Up & Kayaking AdventureOutside Hilton Head. Teens can choose betweenkayaking or stand-up paddleboarding for fun,games and more. Tues. & Thurs., 2-4 p.m.(800) 686-6996. outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Teen SUP & Kayak CampH2O Sports in Harbour Town. Ages 13 and older.Learn to kayak and stand-up paddleboard in thecalm waters of Calibogue Sound and BroadCreek. (843) 671-4386. h2osportsonline.com.

    Teen Tube NightOutside Hilton Head. Ages 11-17. Great nightout on the big water tube. Tons of fun! Mon. & Wed., 6:15-7:45 p.m. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

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    Theatre CampsArts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter CoveLane. Ages 9-14. Campers are the cast, produc-tion crew, script writers, character developers,set designers and costume designers for a mini-production. July 11-15 or July 25-29, 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. (843) 686-3945 ext. 222. artshhi.com.

    Tie-Dyeing at The Salty Dog CafeSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort. Tie-dye your own custom Salty Dog T-shirt,bandanna, hat and more. Mon.-Fri. starting at11 a.m. (843) 683-6465. saltydog.com.

    Vacation Liberty SchoolProvidence Presbyterian Church, 171 CordilloPkwy. Ages 10-15. The principles, origin, natureand benefits of liberty from the perspective ofFaith, Hope, and Charity. July 25-29, 5-7:30 p.m. Free, pre-registration required. E-mailvlshhi@hotmail.com.

    Van Der Meer Tennis JuniorSummer Camps19 DeAllyon Ave. For ages 8-18 (12 and up toboard). Take your game to the next level with27 hours of first-rate instruction from certified

    coaches, technical training, singles and doublestactical training, match play coaching and dailyconditioning. Train for the week, day or session.Through Aug. 12. (800) 845-6138 opt. 1.vdmtennis.com.

    Volleyball CampIsland Rec. Center, 20 Wilborn Rd. Ages 10-15.Focus on group drills and individual playing.July 25-29, 9 a.m.-noon or 1-4 p.m. (843)681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Wish Upon a HorseLawton Stables in The Sea Pines Resort, 190 Greenwood Dr. Therapeutic Riding Centerwith equine assisted activities for local and visitingriders with disabilities. Eligible riders can partici-pate at no charge. Mon. & Wed., 3-5 p.m. (843)671-2586. wishuponahorse.org.

    FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT

    Animals of the LowcountryCoastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. Learn about and seeLowcountry animals, such as a barred owl, cornsnake, alligator, opossum and more from theOatland Island Wildlife Center. Wed., 10:30 & 11:30 a.m. Through Aug. 10. Reservationsrequired. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223.coastaldiscovery.org.

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    Camp RockVisual and Performing Arts Center, 70 WilbornRd. Main Street Youth Theatre presents Disneyshigh-energy musical, Camp Rock. This summerat camp was supposed to be all about the musicand having the time of their lives, but ends upbeing a showdown between two music camps.July 13-25. Wed.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m.; July 24 &31 at 2 p.m. (843) 689-6246. msyt.org.

    Cappy the Clown Shelter Cove Harbour. Face painting, hair wraps,balloon animals, bounce houses, airbrush tattoosand more. Just Add Kids Instant Circus/TalentShow and Shake It Up DJ Dance Party onSun. Free admission. Sun.-Fri., 6-9 p.m. (843)686-9098. sheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    Christmas in JulyThe Sandbox, An Interactive Childrens Museum,18A Pope Ave. Balloon Typhoon, snow, HiltonHead Yacht Club captains and their boats, plus holiday crafts and Santa. July 27, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. (843) 842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    Civil War ChatCoastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70 Honey Horn Dr. Meet US Navy CommanderPercival Drayton and learn about his life, includinghis role in the Battle of Port Royal in November 1861.July 13 & 27; Aug. 24, 1 p.m. (843) 689-6767ext. 223. coastaldiscovery.org.

    Coligny Plaza1 N. Forest Beach Dr. Family entertainment and

    airbrush tattoos in the kiosk area, 6:30-8:30 p.m.Monday Night Magic with Gary Maurer;Reggae music with Positive Vibration on Tues.;Candace Woodson & The Domino Theory Bandon Wed.; The Steppin Stones on Thurs.; MusicMadness on Fri. Morning entertainment withYostie the Puppeteer on Mon. & Fri., 10-11 a.m.(843) 842-6050. colignyplaza.com.

    Crab Races at The Crazy Crab Jarvis Creek Crazy Crab, 104 Wm. Hilton Pkwy.Hermit Crab Races every 20-30 minutes in theoutside bar area. Fri.-Sun., 6:30 p.m. (843)681-5021. thecrazycrab.com.

    The Craft CoveThe Sea Pines Resort Beach Club. Various craftactivities for all ages. Fee varies. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    Face Painting, Magic & More Harbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort.Entertainment and activities, including Yostie thePuppeteller on Mon. & Fri., plus face painting,hair wraps, airbrush tattoos and more. Sun.-Fri.,6-8 p.m. (843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

    Family Pool Night (Pizza & a Movie)Plantation Club Pool in The Sea Pines Resort.Float on a tube in the pool while watching amovie and eating pizza. Wed., 8-10 p.m. (843)842-1979. seapines.com.

    Family Wagon RideThe Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve. Board an old-fashioned wagon and explore the sightsand sounds of the preserve. Sun., 5-5:30 p.m.(843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

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    Fourth of July in Harbour TownThe Sea Pines Resort. Inaugural 4th of JulyParade next to the Harbour Town Lighthousestarting at 9:30 a.m. Evening festivities capped off with a fireworks extravaganzaaround 9 p.m. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    Gregg Russell Concerts Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town.Family-oriented singer/storyteller. Sing-a-longs,ballads and silly songs with audience partici-pation. Complimentary. Sun.-Fri., 8-9:30 p.m.Through Aug. 22. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    Gullah Campfire Storytelling The Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve. LouiseCohen captivates audiences with myths andtalks about the Gullah lifestyle around acampfire. Thurs., 8-9 p.m. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    H2O Nature CenterHarbour Town in The Sea Pines Resort. Live ani-mal exhibits, educational programs and hands-on displays focusing on the wildlife and habitatsof the South Carolina Lowcountry, plus apparel,gifts, bike rentals and fishing gear. (843) 686-5323. h2osportsonline.com.

    Harbour Town Lighthouse MuseumHarbour Town Yacht Basin in The Sea Pines Resort. Explore the Islands rich history

    during the self-guided tour to the top of theLighthouse. Panoramic views at the top, awebcam and the Islands most elevatedshopping experience. Admission fee. (843)671-2810. harbourtownlighthouse.com.

    HarbourFest 2011Shelter Cove Harbour. Nightly arts & crafts,food and family-oriented entertainment withShannon Tanner and Cappy the Clown.Fireworks every Tuesday night (except July 5)through Aug. 9. Special Independence DayHarbourFest on Monday, July 4. Free admis-sion and parking. (843) 686-9098.sheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    Hilton Head Brewing Co.Reilleys Plaza, 7C Greenwood Dr. Joseph theMagician, Fri. & Sat., 6-9 p.m. Live music onthe deck nightly, 6-9 p.m. (843) 785-3900.hiltonheadbrewingcompany.com.

    Kingfisher Seafood, Pasta & Steak HouseShelter Cove Harbour, 18 Harbourside Lane. Live entertainment during dinner withJoseph the Magician performing tableside onSun. & Mon.; Classic Rock with The SteppinStones on Tues.; R&B/Motown with AlexanderNewton on Wed.; Soft Rock with DavidWingo on Thurs.; Jazz and Blues with The Earl Williams Band on Fri. Call for schedule.(843) 785-4442. kingfisherseafood.com.

    Legendary Golf80 Pope Ave. and Hwy. 278 (mid-Island). A totalof 54 holes of miniature golf at two convenientlocations. Kids 4 and under play free per paying

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    adult. (843) 785-9214 or 686-3399.

    Lucky DuckyHarbour Town Pool in The Sea Pines Resort. Jointhe Recreation Staff for an afternoon of splishingand splashing. Complimentary. Mon., 1:30 p.m.(843) 842-1979. seapines.com.

    Metal Detector RentalsRadioShack, Port Royal Plaza, 95 Mathews Dr.Search for treasures with daily or weekly rentals.(843) 681-6530. radioshack.com.

    Old South Golf LinksOld South Golf Links in Bluffton, 50 BuckinghamPlantation Dr. Kids pay their age with each adultpaying rack rate and receive a free T-shirt. Specialjunior tees and scorecards. (843) 785-5353.oldsouthgolf.com.

    POP! Goes The SandboxThe Sandbox, An Interactive ChildrensMuseum, 18A Pope Ave. A Fourth of JulyCarnival with bounce house, corn holecontests, snow cone station, games, holidaycrafts, BBQ lunch and more. July 4, 10 a.m.-

    2 p.m. (843) 842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    Rick Hubbards Summer Vacation ShowHilton Head Comedy Club in Pineland Station,430 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. Interactive music,comedy and fun for the whole family with freekazoos. Kid-friendly menu and prices. July 11,18 & 25, 7:30 p.m. (843) 681-7757.hiltonheadcomedyclub.com.

    The Salty Dog CafeSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort. Live music nightly with Dave Kemmerly orBruce Crichton on the deck, 6-10 p.m. Pictureswith Jake the Salty Dog at 3 & 7 p.m. Magic Showswith South Carolina Magician of the Year, GaryMaurer, Fri.-Sun., at 7 & 8 p.m. Live Kids Musicfeaturing The Maggie and Jackson Kids MusicShow, Mon.-Thurs., 7 & 8 p.m.; Daily face paint-ing starting at 6:30 p.m. (843) 683-6465.saltydog.com.

    The Sandbox, An InteractiveChildrens Museum18A Pope Ave. A Loggerhead Sandcastle filledwith magical sand, a construction zone for theBuilders of Tomorrow, Charlies Perfect Playplacefor ages infant-2 years, a plane ready to fly and

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    mind!

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    the left of the page and see ifI read your mind!

    You landed on the dolphin!

    See The Magic of Gary Maurer, South Carolina Magician ofthe Year, at the Salty Dog Cafe, Friday through Sunday, at 7 or 8 p.m. and on Mondays at Coligny Plaza at 6:30 p.m.

    more. Open Mon.-Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Ad-mission fee. (843) 842-7645. thesandbox.org.

    The Sea Pines TrolleyParking is located 1/2 mile on the left inside themain gate of The Sea Pines Resort. The HarbourTown Trolley runs daily, 10 a.m.-midnight, stop-ping approximately every 20 minutes at HarbourTown, the Shops at Sea Pines Center and theTrolley Parking Lot; the South Beach Trolley runsdaily, 4 p.m.-midnight, stopping approximatelyevery 30 minutes. Complimentary with Sea Pinesadmission.

    Shannon Tanners FamilyExtravaganza Show Shelter Cove Harbour Gazebo. Interactivemusical revues with singing, guitar and har-monica playing and more. Kids are invitedonstage for singing and dancing. Free admis-sion and parking. Two shows, Mon.-Fri., at 6:30 & 8 p.m. (843) 686-9098.sheltercovehiltonhead.com.

    Skull Creek Community FireworksThe Chart House and Hudsons, Hudson Rd.

    27th Annual event with outside entertainment,food and drinks available for purchase and fire-works from a barge in the Intracoastal Waterwayafter dark. Free parking and shuttle service fromthe Boys & Girls Club on Gum Tree Road. July 4,6-10 p.m. (843) 681-2772 orhudsonsonthedocks.com.

    Smokey Joes CafThe Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 ShelterCove Lane. Soak in the malt shop sounds oflegendary songwriters Jerry Leiber and MikeStoller at Smokey Joes Caf, the hottest joint in town! Through Aug. 6. (843) 842-2787.artshhi.com.

    The Steppin Stones Concerts Under the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town. Arockin good time with a young, but seasoned,classic rock band. Complimentary. Sat., 7:30-9:30 p.m. Through Aug. 20. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    Summer JamsHosted by the Island Rec. Center at Shelter CoveCommunity Park, Shelter Cove Lane. Family-friend-ly music and games, bounce houses, face painting,concessions and more. Fireworks over ShelterCove Harbour at dusk. Free admission. Tues.

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    (except July 5), 7-10 p.m. Through Aug. 9. Special4th of July Summer Jams on July 4, 6-10 p.m.(843) 681-7273. islandreccenter.org.

    Water Fun DayHosted by the Island Rec. Center in Shelter CoveCommunity Park, Shelter Cove Lane. Inflatablewater rides, water games and concessions. July 7,14 & 21; Aug. 4, 4-7 p.m. (843) 681-7273.islandreccenter.org.

    FAMILY TRIPS, TOURS & EXCURSIONS

    Adventure CruisesShelter Cove Harbour, Dock C. Dolphin WatchNature Cruises, Sunset Dolphin Watch NatureCruises and Fireworks Sunset Dolphin WatchCruises on the 80 foot, double-deck excursionvessel, Holiday. Call for schedule. (843) 785-4558.

    Alligator & Wildlife ToursThe Sea Pines Resort Forest Preserve. Get an up-close view of the Islands indigenous plant andanimal life, including the American Alligator,with Master Naturalist Kathleen McMenamin of the H2O Nature Center. Daily, call for timesand reservations. (843) 686-5323.

    h2osportsonline.com.

    Blue Crab DiscoveryCoastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 70Honey Horn Dr. Visit Jarvis Creek and learnabout the life cycle of the Atlantic Blue Crab. Tues.,10:30 a.m.-noon. Reservations required. (843)689-6767 ext. 223. coastaldiscovery.org.

    Crabber J IIShelter Cove Harbour, Dock C. Sport crabbingand dolphin watching for the whole family.Catch the most blue crabs and win the world-famous Crabber J T-shirt. Call for schedule.(843) 422-5110.

    Daufuskie Island Beachcombing TripLowcountry Nature Tours, Shelter Cove Harbour.A three-hour personalized boat trip combininga dolphin tour with beachcombing on DaufuskieIsland. Call for times. (843) 683-0187.lowcountrynaturetours.com.

    Dolphin Seafari Nature CruisesPalmetto Bay Marina, Helmsman Way. Throw acast net, pull a crab pot and search for dolphinson daily nature cruises on a 15-passenger,USCG-inspected exploration vessel. Aquariumon board seasonally. (843) 785-2345.palmettobaywatersports.com.

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    Evening Turtle Talk & WalkCoastal Discovery Museum at various locations.An evening lecture and beach walk educatingparticipants about the threatened loggerhead seaturtle. Tues. & Thurs., 8-10 p.m. Reservationsrequired. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223.coastaldiscovery.org.

    Family BoatingLive Oac at various locations. The LowcountrysOutdoor Adventure Company offers Tubing bythe hour, Dolphin Nature Tours & Tubing Comboand a Watersports Combo with waterskiing,wakeboarding, kneeboarding and tubing. (888) 254-8362. liveoac.com.

    Family Kayaking Kayak Hilton Head, Hilton Head Harbor. Dailytrips starting at 8 a.m. (843) 684-1910 or 684-1912. kayakhiltonhead.com.

    Family Shark FishingDolphin Discoveries, a division of Kayak HiltonHead. Simmons Landing, off Marshland Rd. Funfor all ages. Catch 1-3 sharks for the perfectphoto op and then release them to live another

    day. (843) 684-1911. facebook.com/hiltonheadsharkfishing.com.

    Gypsy Kids CruiseSouth Beach Marina Village in The Sea PinesResort. A two-hour cruise with hands-on experi-ence shark fishing, cast netting, pulling crab potsand dolphin watching. Mon.-Fri., call for sched-ule. (843) 363-2900. hiltonheadboattours.com.

    Heyward House Historic Center Tours70 Boundary St., Bluffton. Junior Volunteers givetours of the house and grounds on Saturdays at11 a.m., 12 p.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. Tours are$2 per child, free for children 9 and under.(843) 757-6293. heywardhouse.org.

    Hilton Head Wake SportsPalmetto Bay Marina, Helmsman Way.Wakeboarding, wakeskating, wakesurfing,skiing, kneeboarding, hydrofoiling or tubing for riders of all levels. (843) 785-7131.hiltonheadwakesports.com.

    Island Queen Dolphin Nature CruiseBroad Creek Marina, 18 Simmons Rd. Seefriendly Bottlenose Dolphins and enjoy thescenery of Broad Creek and Calibogue Soundon 1.5 hour tours. (843) 681-2522.hiltonheadtours.com.

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    Lawton StablesThe Sea Pines Resort. Escorted, western-styleTrail Rides through the Sea Pines Forest Preservefor ages 8 and older. Daily, call for times. PonyRides for ages 7 and under. Daily, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.Private English riding lessons for all ages. FreeAnimal Farm with goats, sheep, donkeys, a pot-bellied pig, llama, miniature pony and rabbits.(843) 671-2586. lawtonstableshhi.com.

    Nature Cruise with Dinner atMarshside MamasDolphin Seafari, Palmetto Bay Marina. Seedolphins, waterfowl and marine life on yourway to lunch or dinner at Marshside Mamas onDaufuskie Island. (843) 785-2345.palmettobaywatersports.com.

    Outside Hilton HeadDaufuskie Island Tours including golf cart useand a local guide. Family Ski Day with water-skiing, wakeboarding and tubing trips for all ages.Ultimate Lowcountry Day, a private, fully-cus-tomized adventure for all ages. (800) 686-6996.outsidehiltonhead.com.

    Palmetto Bay ParasailFly the friendly skies 500 feet in the air and see

    Hilton Head like never before. Stay dry or get wet.(843) 785-7131. parasailhiltonhead.com.

    Palmetto Bay WatersportsPalmetto Bay Marina, Helmsman Way. Familyfun with guided kayak tours and rentals, as wellas waverunner and motor boat rentals. (843)785-2345. palmettobaywatersports.com.

    Photo Scavenger HuntThe Sea Pines Resort. Explore the resort by trol-ley, bike or car, follow the clues and photographyour team at the most popular sites. Camerassupplied, you keep the pictures. Mon.-Thurs., 2-4 p.m. Through Sept. 1. (843) 842-1979.seapines.com.

    Pirate Adventure SailSchooner Welcome, Shelter Cove Harbour. Aninteractive, 90-minute, family-friendly adven-ture. With a salty ol pirate as your guide, heartrue tales of Lowcountry piracy, learn to talk andact like a pirate, hoist the sails and steer theship. All ages, children must be accompaniedby an adult. (800) 979-3370.schoonerwelcome.com.

    Pirates of Hilton HeadHarbour Town Yacht Basin, The Sea PinesResort. Set sail on a pirate adventure. The fun is non-stop and the kids are the crew,

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    searching for underwater treasure, battling toprotect the booty and singing and dancingduring the victory celebration. Ages 3-10. (843) 363-7000. piratesofhiltonhead.com.

    Shannon Tanners Most Excellent Pirate Expedition Shelter Cove Harbour. Join Capt. ShannonTanners Band of Pirates and sneak through theharbour to the docks, capture a ship and setsail in search of The Lost Treasure of CaptainWilly H. Showdown at sea with Trader Luke thePirate. Meet Capt. Tanner at his stage on Wed.& Fri. mornings at 8:30 a.m. sharp. Tickets canbe purchased at Shannon Tanners nightlyshows or the morning of the expedition. Noreservations necessary. (843) 422-0757.piratekidzofhiltonhead.com.

    Shannon Tanners Wonderful Wacky Wizzle CruiseAboard the Holiday, Dock C, Shelter CoveHarbour. A 20-year tradition. Narrated sightsee-ing cruise with a music/magic show by ShannonTanner and a treasure hunt in Shelter Cove.Arrive early, no reservations are accepted.

    Thurs., 8:30-11 a.m. (843) 785-4558.shannontanner.com.

    Sky Pirate WatersportsBroad Creek Marina. Fly the highest flight intown aboard a 12-passenger, USCG-inspectedparasail boat. As far as the eye can see, you will view our South Carolina coast likenever before. Extreme inflatable rides, tubing, waterskiing, dolphin cruises andpowerboat rentals. (843) 842-2566.skypirateparasail.com.

    Stand-Up Paddle Boarding TourH2O Sports in Harbour Town. Explore localwaters on your own, take a guided tour or sign up for instruction. Stand-up paddleboarding is a fantastic way to discover theCalibogue Sound and Broad Creek. Noexperience necessary, lessons recommended.(843) 686-5323. h2osportsonline.com.

    PLEASE NOTE: WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT POSSIBLE TO SEE THAT THEINFORMATION IN JUST FOR KIDS ISACCURATE. RESERVATIONS AREREQUIRED FOR MOST PROGRAMS.PLEASE CALL THE LISTED PHONENUMBERS FOR CONFIRMATION.

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    Crabbing Trips Depart Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock CFor reservations call 843-422-5110

    Lets Go Crabbing on the

    CRABBER J IIFamily fun for all ages. Catch the most

    blue crabs and win the world-famous Crabber J T-shirt.

    Adults $20.00 Children $15.00(Cash Only) (Cash Only)

    JULY 4, 12, 19 & 26 AT 7:15 P.M.843-785-4558

    Reservations RequiredAdult $25, Child (3-12) $15

    Adventure CruisesCruises Depart Shelter Cove Harbour, Dock C

    FIREWORKSDOLPHIN WATCH CRUISE

    In the summer, dozensof female loggerheadsea turtles drag themselvesonto local beaches, crawlabove the high tide line anddig a nest. After laying morethan a 100 eggs, these300-pound reptiles maketheir way slowly back to theocean.

    Following a 60-day incuba-tion period, the hatchlingswait for nightfall and thenrace towards the water,using the moon and starsas a guide.

    Extremely sensitive tolight and movement,the females will turn

    around without nesting if disturbedwhile on the beach. On the other hand,

    baby turtles are attracted to light and willhead towards the source rather than theocean.

    To protect this threatened species, bothHilton Head Island and Beaufort Countyhave Lights Out For Turtles ordinances.

    From May 1 through October 31, no lightstronger than 60 watts may be visible on thebeach from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. It is a federaloffense to harass sea turtles or disturb theirnests.

    For more information on Hilton HeadIslands Sea Turtle Protection Project,contact the Coastal Discovery Museum at (843) 689-6767 or visitcoastaldiscovery.org.

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    Life on Hilton Head Island revolvesaround the water and few placesoffer so many ways to enjoy thepleasures of coastal living. FromBroad Creek to the CalibogueSound, the Intracoastal Waterwayto the Atlantic Ocean, youre sureto find a water-related activity tosuit all ages and interests. Whetheryou want to get wet or stay dry,following are a few suggestionsfor making the most of a day onthe water:

    MarinasLaunch a perfect day on the water from anyof the Islands numerous marinas. Offeringalmost every imaginable watersport, boatrentals, charters and lessons, along with avariety of restaurants, shopping and enter-tainment, there truly is something foreveryone.

    Explore the world-famous Lighthouse inHarbour Town, experience the Mediter-ranean charm of Shelter Cove Harbour,visit the New England-style fishing village

    of South Beach Marina, unwind in the KeyWest atmosphere of Palmetto Bay Marina,discover Broad Creek Marina or head tothe Islands North end and depart fromHilton Head Harbour.

    Sailing

    If you love the sound of water lappingagainst the hull, relax and let the wind fillyour sails as you glide over the waters sur-rounding the Island on a morning, afternoon,sunset or evening trip. Local captains offer2-hour to all-day excursions and sailboatlessons and rentals are also available.Whether you prefer a private charter ortraveling with a large group, youre sure to find an outing to meet your needs.

    A Day on the Water

    ... unwind in the KeyWest atmosphere ofPalmetto Bay Marina...

    Photo by Joyce Harkins, Hilton Head Island Photography

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    Kayaking

    One of the best ways to experience Islandwildlife up close is by paddling through thecalm tidal creeks and marshlands on akayak. Experienced naturalists will point outdolphins, otters, alligators, egrets, herons,terns, pelicans, osprey, eagles and more onsunrise, morning, afternoon, sunset or fullmoon excursions. Basic instruction is provid-ed and special kayak camps are offered in thesummer months for children and teenagers.

    Parasailing

    Soar hundreds of feet above the water foran experience youll always remember!Whether you fly solo or bring a co-pilot,dont forget to bring your video camera tocapture the view for miles in every direction.Fun for all ages, experienced USCG cap-tains and instructors are sure to make theflight a safe and memorable one.

    Jet SkiingThose who feel a need for speed will findjet skis and waverunners designed for oneto three people available for rent at areamarinas. This fun way to get around on thewater doesnt require any experience andis sure to delight all ages. Just dont forgetto bring the sunscreen.

    Water SkiingFor those who actually want to be in thewater, try waterskiing and wakeboardingwith the dolphins right here on Hilton HeadIsland. Calm local waters are perfect forthese fun sports and experienced captainscan have you up on your first try!

    Sport FishingNovice to expert fishermen will find inshore,offshore, kayak, fly fishing and Gulf Streamfishing a challenge unlike any other. Whetheryou are looking for sea trout, spot tail bass,Spanish mackerel, tarpon, red drum or shark,experienced local captains will guide youto the best fishing grounds in the area.

    The BeachEnjoy hours of entertainment on Hilton HeadIslands 12 miles of white-sand beaches.Fly a kite, look for shells, build castles in thesand, splash in the surf, catch a wave on aboogie board or try body surfing into shore.

    Nature CruisesWatch dolphins play alongside the boat,alligators basking in the sun or pelicansswooping down to catch their dinner on aguided nature cruise through local water-ways. You never know what you may see!

    Stand-Up Paddleboarding

    The fastest growing watersport in the world,stand-up paddleboarding is an ancientHawaiian form of surfing. Today, this easy-to-learn sport is a favorite of hip Hollywoodcelebrities and families looking for a way tostay cool.

    Photo by Joyce Harkins, Hilton Head Island Photography

    Courtesy of Glen Barroncini, H2O Sports

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    By Capt. Patte Ranney, SC Master Naturalist,Outside Hilton Head

    Strand Feeding

    A saltmarsh is said to produce nearly 10 timesthe bio-mass (read: Food) of the most fertileagricultural soils. It is for this reason that thediversity of animal life in the saltmarsh is so great.

    At any given time high tide or low tide, duskor dawn, mid-tide or midday you can observeLowcountry wildlife searching for food.

    Perhaps the most spectacular display of feedingis provided by the dolphin.

    Atlantic bottlenose dolphin are always in search offood. Measuring around 9 feet in length, andweighing 300 to 400 pounds, it is said that onemature dolphin consumes about 50 poundsof fish a day. Its hard to imagine 50 poundsof fish. Think in terms of quarter-pound ham-burgers about 200 of them!

    Most often, dolphin feed communally. Severaldistinctive feeding behaviors can be observedin our area.

    One method is referred to as tail slapping.Done to group and stun the quarry, dolphin willslap their tails on the surface of the water andcomplete the maneuver with a sweeping flour-ish to direct the now stunned fish in the directionof eager mouths.

    Another method is referred to as circle orbubble feeding. A pod of dolphin will swim ina circular formation several feet below the sur-face of the water while blowing air from theirblow-holes. Capturing the bait fish within thecircle, individual dolphin will swim throughthe bait with open mouths.

    Unique to our area actually a 100-milestretch of Atlantic coastline from Charlestonto Jacksonville is the behavior called strand

    feeding. It is only here, in the Lowcountry, wheredolphin strand feed. No other place in the world!

    A behavior passed from generation to gener-ation of resident dolphin (the ones that stayhere year-round), the pod will isolate a schoolof fish between their bodies and the muddyor sandy shoreline. With a glorious burst ofenergy, the dolphin force the fish, then theirown bodies up onto the shore water splash-ing fish flailing opportunist herons andgulls flocking in then, while laying on theirright sides, the dolphin enjoy their buffet.

    Shortly thereafter, the stranded dolphin willshimmy, tail first, back into the creek. Or, theywill squirm around on the mud and return tothe water head-first. Sometimes they strandnumerous times before moving on. I haveseen a group strand eight times in a row.

    Federally protected, it is unlawful to feed orattract dolphin to your boat or kayak. Respectfullyobserve these wonderful animals from a safedistance. Allow them to remain wild by notinteracting with them. Their natural antics willcharm and amaze you.

    Get Outside!

    For over 30 years, Outside Hilton Headhas provided personalized adventures forall ages, from kayak, fishing, nature anddolphin tours to kids camps, history excur-sions, family outings and stand-up paddleboarding. The Islands outdoor outfitteralso offers an outstanding selection ofclothing, gear and accessories for men,women and children at the flagship storein the Plaza at Shelter Cove and a secondlocation in Palmetto Bluff. (843) 686-6996or outsidehiltonhead.com.

    ... the pod will isolate aschool of fish between theirbodies and the muddy orsandy shoreline.

    Photo by Matt Richardson

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    Organists at St. Lukes Episcopal Church, noon.Free and open to the public. 50 Pope Ave.(888) 840-0152 or lowcountryago.org.

    July 9 - 10: Open House at BlufftonsHampton Lake. Sat., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. & Sun., 1-4 p.m. Tour 14 model homes, as well as theaward-winning amenity village, and enjoy lunchat Backwater Bills, the private, lakefront restau-rant. Reservations required for lunch. (843)836-7475 or hamptonlake.com.

    July 11: The Hilton Head Island 1st MondayRepublican Lunch Group meets at Aunt Chiladas,noon. Ashley Landess, President of the SouthCarolina Policy Council, discusses the actions(and lack thereof) of the General Assemblyduring the 2011 season. Lunch is $10 andincludes beverage, tax and tip. Reservations arenot required. 69 Pope Ave. (843) 681-2170 or e-mail tommyhat@juno.com.

    July 11: New Zealand Sauvignon Blancs inBrown Bags AIWF Hilton Head Wine Tasting at Corks Wine Bar in Island Crossing Center,

    5-6 p.m. Non-members welcome, $15 fee. 11 Palmetto Bay Rd. (843) 812-8466 oraiwf.org/hiltonhead.

    July 13 - 25: Main Street Youth Theatre pre-sents Disneys high-energy musical, CampRock, at the Visual and Performing Arts Center.Wed.-Sat. at 7:30 p.m.; July 24 & 31 at 2 p.m.This summer at camp was supposed to be allabout the music and having the time of their lives,but ends up being a showdown between twomusic camps. 70 Wilborn Rd. (843) 689-6246or msyt.org.

    July 13: Civil War Chat at the CoastalDiscovery Museum at Honey Horn, 1 p.m.Meet US Navy Commander Percival Draytonand learn about his life, including his role in the Battle of Port Royal in November 1861. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223or coastaldiscovery.org.

    July 13: Bird Watching Outing on PinckneyIsland held in conjunction with the Wading and Diving Birds in the Lowcountry Salt Marshexhibit on display at the Coastal DiscoveryMuseum at Honey Horn, 7:30 a.m. Reservationsrequired. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 orcoastaldiscovery.org.

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    Photosynthesis is also a key part inthe illumination process of theDinoflagellate...

    By Master Naturalist Kathleen McMenamin, H2O Sports

    Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates

    Have you seen the ocean glow at night?Have you possibly been on a boat and seenthe wake glow as you pass through?

    These little creatures that light up the night areimproperly identified as Phosphorescents, butthey are really Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates,a type of marine plankton.

    Plankton are free-floating ocean drifters,which can be plants, animals or bacteria. TheDinoflagellates use sunlight in the same waythat land plants photosynthesize, in order toproduce food for themselves. Photosynthesisis also a key part in the illumination processof the Dinoflagellate and the term biolumi-nescence means the creation of light by aliving organism.

    As the waters in our South Carolina summerbecome warmer, these Dinoflagellates repro-duce and increase in number.

    This plankton is a very valuable food sourcefor oceanic filter feeders and even other typesof plankton. Small fish, aquatic larvae andsmall crustaceans need these Dinoflagellatesto survive. Through the food chain, they areimportant in nourishing all of the fish, shellfishand mammals in our oceans.

    Not only are Dinoflagellates important for ourfood chain and pretty to look at, they also playa very important role in creating oxygen for ourEarth. Since they are plants that photosynthe-size, they take water and carbon dioxide tocreate food for themselves. As a byproduct oftheir food creation, they release oxygen intothe air and into the water.

    The Bioluminescent Dinoflagellates use theirglow as a form of protection.

    They can feel vibrations in the water as preda-tors come near them. As a response, theylight up in order to attract larger secondarypredators towards the primary creature coming

    to eat them. The illumination can draw atten-tion to larger predators from a great distancein the water, thus scaring the primary predatoraway from the Dinoflagellates.

    Although we as humans are not predators to theDinoflagellates, we disturb the water aroundthem, which makes them illuminate. Anothercommon place to see the Dinoflagellates is inthe crashing waves at night. As the little plank-ton are washed ashore, they are definitely beingdisturbed, which creates the glowing surf.

    Their glow is strongest after several hours ofdarkness. As the sun is setting, you will still beable to see them but they will not be as bright.As the night wears into the early morning, theirglow also becomes more dim. They are able torecharge once the sun rises and the new daybegins. The light emitted by a Dinoflagellatecan last for 0.1 to 0.5 seconds.

    There are many different types of biolumines-cent creatures in the ocean.

    Some examples on our Atlantic coast are bio-luminescent comb jellyfish, angler fish andcertain types of shrimp. The light emitted bythese creatures is created by a chemical reac-tion. This reaction is energy being released bythe organism. Every living cell creates someform of bioluminescence, however, most ofthese illuminations cannot be seen by thenaked eye. Ever hear of a persons aura? Theseilluminations can be in many different colors;sea creatures bioluminescence is generallywithin the spectrum of greens, blues and reds.

    Focusing on the wildlife and habitats of theSouth Carolina Lowcountry, the H2O NatureCenter features live reptile and amphibianexhibits, hands-on displays and more.Apparel, gifts, books and bicycle/fishing gearrentals are also available. To make reserva-tions for the Alligator and Wildlife Tour withMaster Naturalist Kathleen McMenamin,please call (843) 686-5323. For detailson other water activities offered by H2OSports, visit www.h2osportsonline.com.

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    80 Pope Ave. 18 Holes(Next to Wild Wing Cafe)

    785-9214

    $1 Off per person up to 6 people,

    before 6 pmAdult prices only.

    Play Miniature Golf!

    Hwy 278 36 Holes(Next to Fresh Market Shoppes)

    686-3399 Exp. 7/31/11

    OFFPlay the Islands best miniature golf courses.

    Kids 4 and under play FREE(one per paying adult)

    $6.0050 Off per person

    up to 6 people, after 6 pm

    Adult prices only.

    OFF$3.00

    July 14 - 16: John Hardy Trunk Show atForsythe Jewelers in the Shops at Sea PinesCenter. Take a virtual trip to the South PacificIsland of Bali as you preview John Hardysnewest creations. 71 Lighthouse Rd., Ste. 311.(843) 671-7070 or forsythejewelers.biz.

    July 15 - 24: 56th Beaufort Water Festival56 Years of Tradition - 300 Years of History in Beauforts Henry C. Chambers WaterfrontPark. Art & Craft Market, fireworks, live enter-tainment, concerts, tournaments, races, dances,childrens activities, exhibits and more. 1014 Bay St. (843) 524-0600 orbftwaterfestival.com.

    July 19: Brain Boosters Summer Sessionbegins at Memory Matters. Learn how diet,exercise and even socialization can help turn a foggy brain into a healthy brain. Pre-registration required. 117 Wm. Hilton Pkwy.(843) 842-6688 or memory-matters.org.

    July 20: USCBs Lunch with Authors seriesfeaturing New York Times bestselling author JohnHart debuting his latest thriller, Iron House, at

    the Sea Pines Country Club, noon. Reservationsrequired. 30 Governors Rd. (843) 521-4147 or e-mail kingsley@uscb.edu.

    July 20: Lavon C. Stevens and Friends: Gospel and Jazz Music of Our Heart Picnic &Pops summer concert series hosted by the HiltonHead Symphony Orchestra at Shelter CoveCommunity Park. Park opens at 5:30 p.m.;concert starts at 7 p.m. Bring your own picnic orpurchase concession on-site. 39 Shelter CoveLane. (843) 842-2055 or hhso.org.

    July 21: Business After Hours hosted by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber ofCommerce at Hilton Head National Golf Club,5:30-7 p.m. Business networking opportunitieswith food, complimentary beer and wine and door prizes. Cost is $10 for members; $20 for non-members. (843) 785-3673 orhiltonheadchamber.org.

    July 21: Postpartum Depression lecture withDr. Kristi Blessitt of Bon Sain Complete WomensHealthcare and Dr. Rahmie Valentine of LowCountry Healing Arts in the Hilton Head HospitalBoard Room, 6-7:30 p.m. Free, reservationsrequired. 25 Hospital Center Blvd. (843) 715-0570 ext. 104 or bonsain.com.

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    July is often referred to as the dog daysof summer, but a better name might befish days of summer.

    Hot weather is the rule throughout theSouth and Hilton Head Island is noexception. But with heat comes warmerwater and the fishing heats up, as well.

    The inshore waters close to Hilton HeadIsland are especially abundant with Redfish,Jack Crevalle, large and small sharks andmore.

    The mighty Tarpon will make his appearancein July, arriving when the water temperatureis in the eighties.

    The nearshore rips, reefs and live bottomsare teaming with Spanish and KingMackerel and Bluefish. Offshore, it's agreat time to find dolphin (Mahi Mahi),Sailfish, Wahoo and perhaps a Marlin.

    Elaborate fishing rigs are not required tocatch many of the fish in our area. Trolling

    spoons on a lead or planer is one the mostproductive methods to make the catch.

    The mornings are usually calm with acooling sea breeze kicking up in theafternoons. And when the fishing is thishot, who minds a little extra heat?

    The experts at Blue Water Tackleshop inSouth Beach Marina have a full char-ter fleet with experienced captainswho know where the fish are. SouthBeach Marina is the closest marina tothe ocean, which means more fishing& less traveling! (843) 671-3060 orbluewaterhhi.com.

    Fishing Heats UpCourtesy of Blue Water Tackleshop

    The mighty Tarpon will make hisappearance in July...

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    July 26: Bird Watching Outing at Honey Hornheld in conjunction with the Wading andDiving Birds in the Lowcountry Salt Marshexhibit on display at the Coastal DiscoveryMuseum, 7:30 a.m. Reservations required.(843) 689-6767 ext. 223 orcoastaldiscovery.org.

    July 27: Christmas in July at The Sandbox,An Interactive Childrens Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Balloon Typhoon, snow, meet the HiltonHead Yacht Club captains and their boats,holiday crafts, arts and crafts and Santa.Admission is $10, free for children under 2.18A Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645 orthesandbox.org.

    July 27: Civil War Chat at the CoastalDiscovery Museum at Honey Horn, 1 p.m.Meet US Navy Commander Percival Draytonand learn about his life, including his role in theBattle of Port Royal in November 1861. 70Honey Horn Dr. (843) 689-6767 ext. 223 orcoastaldiscovery.org.

    July 28: Classic Car Cruise-In hosted by the

    Carolina Dreamers Classic Car Club at MainStreet Village, 6-8 p.m. See classic cars and trucks,meet the owners and vote for your favorite.(843) 682-3400 or carolinadreamers.org.

    July 28: Ahh Green Summer Night to benefit Experience Green at the Ahh Green Spa in Coligny Plaza, 5:30-7:30 p.m. 6 Lagoon Rd., Ste. 2A. (843)715-2643 orexperiencegreen.org.

    July 31: Dixieland Jazz Society of theLowcountry New Orleans-style Jazz Jam at The Jazz Corner in The Village at Wexford, 2-5 p.m. Free admission, minimum purchasefor table seating. 1000 Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 842-8620 or djslc.com.

    PLEASE NOTE: WE MAKE EVERY EFFORT POS-SIBLE TO SEE THAT THE INFORMATION INOUR CALENDAR OF EVENTS IS ACCURATE.HOWEVER, EVENTS SOMETIMES CHANGEWITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. PLEASE CALL THELISTED PHONE NUMBERS FORCONFIRMATION.

    TO INCLUDE YOUR EVENT IN THE CALENDAR,CALL (843) 757-9889, FAX (843) 757-9189 orE-MAIL icom@hiltonhead.com.

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    Hitting a golf ball straight is difficult enoughfrom a flat lie. When you and the ball are sud-denly on different levels, it becomes even harder.

    Facing an uphill lie, downhill lie or sidehill lie isdaunting, but like many situations in golf, it canbe handled well with an appraisal of the physicalsituation and proper compensation for it.

    When golfers are faced with a downhill lie, theyfind the ball below the plane of their feet.

    Because the toe of your club is going to be lowerthan the heel, the sidespin you impart to the ballwill push it in the opposite direction, causing afade instead of a hook. Therefore, you must alignyourself not right of the target, but left of it.

    On a downhill lie, your weight falls forwardtoward your toes. Keeping this in mind, take yourpractice swings with the goal of centering yourbalance again through your thighs and over thearches of your feet. A good way to remember thisis to focus your weight under your shoestrings.

    Just as when facing an uphill lie, take some extraclub in this situation. In fact, on a downhill lie itis even more important to compensate for likelylost distance, since reaching down for the ballwhen swinging is more difficult than reachingup toward it.

    When the ball is above your feet, your swingplane naturally becomes flatter, making yourgolf stroke more like a baseball swing, which

    is why most golfers fare better with uphill liesthan downhill lies.

    Downhill lies result in more shanks and pop-upsthan uphill lies because your body instinctivelywants to straighten up, and the more it does so,the more lower-body strength is inadvertentlyremoved from the swing.

    No matter what the situation, it is always moreeffective to take more club and swing withinyourself than to take less club and increase thechances of swinging out of control.

    To help develop the right feel for a downhill-lieswing, try the following drill:

    Stand at one end of a swimming pool with theballs of your feet past the edge. Swing your 5-iron and try to skim the water. With your weightcorrectly distributed, youll be able to swing fromthis position without consequence. If you leantoo far forward, however, youll learn your lessonin a hurry.

    A former PGA Touring pro, Doug Weaveris the Director of Instruction at the PalmettoDunes Golf Academy and conducts WhereDoes the Power Come From?, a free golfclinic and demonstration, every Monday at4 p.m. For details on the nine distinct pro-grams for golfers ages 12 to adult offeredby the Palmetto Dunes Golf Academy, call(843) 785-1138, (800) 827-3006 or visitpalmettodunes.com.

    Downhill LiesBy I.J. Schecter with Doug Weaver

    Stand at one end of aswimming pool with the balls of your feet past the edge...

    Photography by Rob Tipton/Boomkin Productions

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    Phone # OfHoles Par Length RatingMapIDNAME/LOCATION

    Adventure Cove, Hwy. 278 at Folly Field Rd. (843) 842-9990 36 - Miniature - H-33Arthur Hills at Palmetto Dunes (843) 785-1138 18 72 6651 72.9 F-26

    Arthur Hills Course at Palmetto Hall (800) 234-6318 18 72 6918 73.7 N-33

    Barony, Port Royal Plantation (800) 234-6318 18 72 6543 71.6 J-37

    Bear Creek*, Hilton Head Plantation (843) 681-2667 18 72 6804 73.8 R-33

    Bloody Point, Daufuskie Island Resort (843) 785-5029 18 72 6900 73.2 N-3

    Country Club of Hilton Head, Hilton Head Plantation (843) 681-4653 18 72 6919 74.0 R-33

    Crescent Pointe Golf Club, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (843) 706-2600 18 71 6772 73.6 X-11

    Devils Elbow North*, Moss Creek (843) 785-6182 18 72 6555 71.9 X-11

    Devils Elbow South*, Moss Creek (843) 785-6182 18 72 6885 73.7 X-11

    Dolphin Head*, Hilton Head Plantation (843) 681-5550 18 72 6632 72.6 R-33

    Eagles Pointe Golf Club, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (843) 686-4457 18 71 6782 72.5 X-11

    George Fazio, Palmetto Dunes (843) 785-1138 18 70 6873 73.9 F-26

    Golden Bear Golf Club, Indigo Run (843) 689-2200 18 72 7014 73.7 L-28

    Golf Club at Indigo Run* (843) 689-5666 18 72 6707 72.3 L-28

    Haig Point Golf Club*, Daufuskie Island (843) 686-9202 29 72 7114 74.6 N-3

    Harbour Town Golf Links, The Sea Pines Resort (843) 842-8484 18 71 6973 75.2 G-7

    Heron Point, The Sea Pines Resort (843) 842-8484 18 71 7103 75.4 C-11

    Hidden Cypress Golf Club, Mainland, Sun City (843) 705-4999 18 72 6953 73.6 X-8

    Hilton Head National, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (888) 201-9199 27 - - - W-11

    Island West Golf Club, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (866) 506-1083 18 72 6803 73.3 X-10

    Legendary Golf, Wm. Hilton Pkwy. (843) 686-3399 36 - Miniature - G-22Legendary Golf, Pope Ave. (843) 785-9214 18 - Miniature - C-17Long Cove*, Long Cove Club (843) 686-1020 18 71 7026 74.8 G-22

    Melrose Golf Club, Daufuskie Island (843) 785-5029 18 72 7081 74.2 N-3

    Ocean Course, The Sea Pines Resort (843) 842-8484 18 71 6906 72.8 C-11

    Okatie Creek Golf Club, Mainland, Sun City (843) 705-4653 18 72 6719 72.1 X-8

    Old Carolina Golf Club, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (843) 757-8311 9 36 3255 36.3 X-11

    Old South Golf Links, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (843) 785-5353 18 72 6772 73.3 X-10

    Oyster Reef, Hilton Head Plantation (800) 234-6318 18 72 7018 74.7 R-33

    Pirates Island Adventure Golf, Hwy. 278 (843) 686-4001 36 - Miniature - G-24Planters Row, Port Royal Plantation (800) 234-6318 18 72 6625 72.1 J-37

    Robbers Row, Port Royal Plantation (800) 234-6318 18 72 6657 73.3 J-37

    Robert Cupp Course, Palmetto Hall (800) 234-6318 18 71 7079 75.2 N-33

    Robert Trent Jones, Palmetto Dunes (843) 785-1138 18 72 7005 74.3 F-26

    Rose Hill Golf CLub, Mainland, Hwy. 278 (843) 757-9030 18 72 6960 - X-11

    Sea Pines Country Club*, The Sea Pines Resort (843) 671-4417 18 72 6346 70.7 C-11

    Shipyard Golf Club, Shipyard Plantation (800) 234-6318 27 - - - D-20

    Spanish Wells Golf Club**, Spanish Wells (843) 681-2819 9 36 3052 69.0 M-18

    Wexford*, Wexford Plantation (843) 686-8812 18 72 6887 73.1 H-20

    cGolf Chart* Denotes Private ** Guest Policy Night Play Available

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    cEvents Puzzle by Jo EmeryACROSS CLUES1. U.S. or British. 5. Missed shot.8. Catfish or Brunswick.

    12. Breakthrough Fitness Center withcardio theater and ____ weights.

    13. Designs by Cleo for ____-of-a-kind jewelry designs.

    14. Vineyard 55 offering ____, craftbeer and farm-fresh cuisine.

    15. Heard at a bull fight.16. Golfer ____ Janzen. 17. Measure.18. Lands End Tavern for Queso ____.20. Federal Excise Act: Abbr.22. The Sea Pines Trolley ____ an

    easy way to travel in The SeaPines Resort.

    24. Czechoslovakian measure.25. Resort Source Timeshare Resales

    ____ by before you purchaseanywhere else.

    28. Piggly Wiggly with ____ greatIsland locations.

    30. Bicycle Billys for free Island-____delivery and pick-up.

    33. Sake House Japanese Sushi &Steak House ____ open inBluffton.

    35. Coligny Plaza Kiosks All Kiosks____ Open 10-10 Every Day.

    37. Pirates Of Hilton Head Preparefor ____-stop fun.

    38. French article.39. International Baccalaureate:

    Abbr.40. The Wild Wing Cafe with tasty

    treats and lots of ____.42. LPGAs Terry ____ Myers.44. Russian river.45. Nanosecond: Abbr.46. Occupational Index: Abbr.47. Orange County: Abbr.48. Often seen at the end of a letter. 49. The Frosty Frog Cafe Hilton

    Heads ____ daiquiri bar andcafe.

    51. Marsh Tacky Sport Fishing Wetarget a variety of different species____-round.

    53. The Storybook Shoppe The___countrys first childrensbookstore!

    55. Note on the scale. 56. Out of proper order. 59. Bird of prey.60. Golfer Stephen ____.63. Person in charge.64. Old Time Photo of Hilton Head

    We have costumes ____ fit allshapes and sizes.

    65. Gambling machine.66. Each: Abbr.

    DOWN CLUES1. The Shops ____ Sea Pines

    Center.2. Ocean Course/Heron Point

    Free golf exhibitions with headteaching ____ Rick Barry.

    3. While in the Lowcountry try thissmoked.

    4. Port Royal Plaza Your one-stop-shop for all your practical ____.

    5. Schooner Welcome See ____up-close.

    6. French number.7. Caseys Sports Bar & Grille

    features Roast ____ on Weck.8. Tropical Outfitters for swimwear,

    T-shirts and ____ shirts.9. Golfer ____ Herron.

    10. Printers measure.11. Island Fudge Shoppe ____

    ship.19. In Another Window: Abbr.21. Symbol for element einsteinium.22. Where did you get ____? The

    Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory.23. Sailor does this to the deck.26. H2O Stand Up Paddleboard

    Experience walking ____ water.27. Frostys Closet for T-shirts, ____

    and hoodies.29. RadioShack for metal detectors

    rental ____ purchase.31. The Sandbox Discover all there

    is to ____ and imagine.32. Flamingos Doughnut Cafe

    ____ a fresh, hot custom-madedoughnut.

    34. A network of threads.36. Kind of collar.39. Surfs Up Nothing ____ the

    store over $23.45!41. Carey North, a South Carolina

    licensed realtor, presentingocean-oriented ____.

    43. The Gypsy leaves from the closestmarina to the ____.

    48. Shannon Tanners Most ExcellentPirate Expeditions ____ includesswords and other pirate loot.

    49. Outside Hilton Head for boatrentals Explore the waters onyour ____ time.

    50. You all. 52. Up The Creek Pub & Grill

    Continuous serving 11 __ __daily.

    53. Live Oacs Go With The Flow You can ____ the water do thework on your kayak ride.

    54. God of the Polynesian pantheon.57. ____ Monkeys Watersports Only

    Minutes To Full Speed!58. South: Abbr.61. ____ and behold.62. The Ships Store ____ Shelter

    Cove Marina.

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    RECREATIONAdventure Cruises Pg. 85Adventure Cruises Fireworks CruisePg. 109

    Bicycle Billys Pg. 85The Bike Doctor Pg. 89Blue Water Tackleshop Pgs. 64-67Capt. Hook Party Fishing Boat Pg. 117

    Cheers Pg. 84Commander Zodiac Pg. 100Crabber J II Pg. 109Dolphin Discoveries Pg. 77Dolphin Seafari Pg. 91Drifter Pg. 97Family Shark Fishing Pg. 113Gullah Heritage Trail Tours Pg. 79Gypsy Pg. 97H2O Alligator & Wildlife Tour Pg. 115

    H2O Enviro Tours Pg. 74H2O Nature Center Pg. 115H2O Parasail Pg. 107H2O Powerboat Rentals Pg. 83H2O Stand Up Paddleboard Pg. 108

    H2O Waverunner Safari Pg. 95Hilton Head Bicycle

    Company Pg. 75Hilton Head Bikes To Go Pg. 108Hilton Head Comedy Club Pg. 17Hilton Heads Kayaking ExpeditionsPg. 99

    Hilton Head Wake Sports Pg. 101Island Queen Dolphin Nature

    Tour Pg. 102Island Water Sports Pg. 76Kayak Hilton Head Pg. 77Lawton Stables Pg. 105Legendary Golf Pg. 115Live Oac Pg. 82Lowcountry Nature Tours Pg. 81LowSea Bike, Beach & Baby

    Rentals Pg. 109Marsh Tacky Sport Fishing Pg. 113MonEric Fishing Charters Pg. 117Nature Cruise w/Dinner at

    Marshside Mamas Pg. 91Old South Golf Links Pg. 96Outside Hilton Head Pgs. 7, 93, 94 & 126

    Outside Palmetto Bluff Pgs. 7, 93, 94 & 126

    Palmetto Bay Parasail Pg. 101Palmetto Bay Watersports Pg. 91Palmetto Indoor Range Pg. 80Pedals Pg. 103Pirates of Hilton Head Pg. 73Riding Tigers Bike Rentals Pg. 99Rose Hill Mansion Pg. 74The Sandbox, An Interactive

    Childrens Museum Pg. 95

    Schooner Welcome Pg. 78Sea Monkey Watersports Pg. 107The Sea Pines Resort Pg. 127Shannon Tanners Most Excellent

    Pirate Expedition Pg. 30The Ships Store Pg. 33Sky Pirate Watersports Pg. 98South Beach Bike Rentals Pg. 84Vacation Comfort Bike Rentals Pg. 79

    Yankee Pedaler Bike Rental Pg. 83

    LODGING & REAL ESTATEDunes Marketing Group Pg. 32Harbourside III at Shelter Cove

    Harbour Pg. 33Hilton Head Accommodations Pg. 39

    Hilton Head Timeshare Resales Pg. 9

    Palmetto Sands Realty Pg. 37Resort Source Timeshare

    Resales Pg. 39South Beach Inn & Vacation

    Rentals Pgs. 64-67

    ARTS & SERVICESAllure Nail Salon & Spa Pg. 43Arts Center of Coastal

    Carolina Pg. 123Breakthrough Fitness Center Pg. 43Carolina Portraits Pg. 45Fountain Spa Pg. 42HiltonHead.com Pg. 119HiltonHeadYellowPages.com Pg. 38Legacy Design Photographers Pgs. 40-41

    Main Street Youth Theatre Pg. 37Memory Lane Portraits Pg. 43Old Time Photo of Hilton Head Pg. 44

    Shirls Therapeutic Massage Pg. 43

    RESTAURANTS & LOUNGESAJs Burgers Pg. 17Bistro 17 Pg. 32British Open Pub Pg. 23Captain Johns Galley at The

    Salty Dog Cafe Pgs. 64-67Caseys Sports Bar & Grille Pg. 22Chart House Pg. 19Crazy Crab Pg. 3Flamingos Doughnut Cafe Pg. 23Frosty Frog Cafe Daiquiri Bar Pg. 14Frostys Italian Ices & More Pg. 33Hilton Head Brewing Company Pg. 21

    Its Greek To Me Pg. 17Jakes Salty Dog Pizza Pgs. 64-67Kingfisher Seafood, Pasta &

    Steak House Pg. 15

    Kiwis Island Cookout Pgs. 64-67Lands End Tavern Pgs. 64-67Little Venice Restaurant & Lounge Pg. 35

    The Market Street Cafe Pg. 19Parrot Cove Grill and Bar Pg. 32Sake House Japanese Sushi &

    Steak House Pg. 25The Salty Dog Cafe Pgs. 64-67San Miguels Mexican Caf Pg. 32Shelter Cove Harbour Pg. 31Stellini Italian Restaurant Pg. 21Up The Creek Pub & Grill Pg. 27Vineyard 55 Pg. 24Wild Wing Caf Pg. 23The Wreck of The Salty Dog Pgs. 64-67

    SHOPS & BUSINESSESBirkenstock Pg. 59Camp Hilton Head Pg. 2Christmas On The Harbour Pg. 33Coligny Hardware Pg. 53Coligny Plaza Pg. 53Coligny Plaza Kiosks Pg. 51Designs By Cleo Pg. 61Forsythe Jewelers Pg. 63Fresh Produce Pg. 50Frostys Closet Pg. 14The Goldsmith Shop Pg. 54Harbour Town Merchants Pg. 127Hilton Head Shirt Company Pg. 2Hospice Community Thrift Pg. 56Island Fudge Shoppe Pg. 53Island Winery Pg. 19Jakes Cargo Pgs. 64-67Jakes Shore Thing Pg. 57Jamaican Me Crazy Pg. 55The Litter Box Pg. 57Nash Gallery Pg. 58Outside Hilton Head Pgs. 7, 93, 94 & 126

    Phillips Shoes Pg. 61Piggly Wiggly Pg. 16Port Royal Plaza Pg. 20RadioShack Pg. 61St. Francis Thrift Shop Pg. 56Salty Dog T-Shirt Factory Pgs. 64-67 & 128

    Shelter Cove Harbour Pg. 31The Ships Store Pg. 33The Shops at Sea Pines Center Pg. 127

    Simply Kids Pg. 56South Beach General Store Pg. 2The Storybook Shoppe Pg. 52Surfs Up Pg. 60Taffeta Pg. 35Tail-Waggers Gourmet Pet Bakery

    & Boutique Pg. 52Tanger Outlets Pgs. 4 & 5Tropical Outfitters Pgs. 46 & 47

    cDirectory of Advertisers

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