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The Original Visitor's Guide To Hilton Head Island & The Lowcountry.

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<ul><li><p>6 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2014 hiltonhead.com</p><p>Member Beaufort RegionalChamber of CommerceHilton Head Island-BlufftonChamber of CommerceGreater Bluffton Chamber ofCommerceIsland Events Magazine is publishedmonthly by Island Communications,P.O. Box 5511, Hilton Head Island,S.C. 29938, Phone (843) 757-9889,Fax (843) 757-9189, e-mail:icom@hiltonhead.com. Look for us on the web athiltonhead.com/category/magazines.Island Events prints a minimum of600,000 copies per year and is dis-tributed to approximately 300 Islandlocations. Subscriptions available at$25.00 (Canada, $35 US) per year,single copies available for postage andhandling charges of $5.00 (Canada,$6 US). Send check to address above.The design, concept, and contents ofIsland Events are copyrighted and maynot in any manner be reproduced inpart or whole without written permissionfrom the publisher.Every effort is made to provide depend-able information, however, the publisherdoes not warrant that the content hereinis complete or accurate. Any rates, spe-cial offers, etc. are subject to changeand are not guaranteed by IslandCommunications.Copyright 2014, Island Communications. All rights reserved.</p><p>Welcome to Hilton Head Island, the crown jewel of the Lowcountry! Thisboot-shaped sea island, nestled along the South Atlantic Seaboard,provides an ideal place to play this month. </p><p>With white sandy beaches, world-class golf courses, plenty of sunshineand endless activities to fill your days and nights, its no wonder HiltonHead Island is a popular vacation mecca for visitors from across thecountry and around the world. Now that school is officially out for thesummer, we hope you can kick off your flip flops and have some fun inthe sun.</p><p>Hilton Head Island features 12 miles of lush maritime forests and pristinesandy beaches as well as award-winning dining and family-friendlyactivities. This month, the Island explodes with special events, fromoutdoor summer concerts to a special production of Pump Boys andDinettes at The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Be sure to check outour Calendar of Events for a guide to the very best of whats happen-ing on the Island in June. </p><p>In this issue of Island Events, learn how to host a great wine tastingfrom Georgene Mortimer of Island Winery, discover the playful AtlanticBottlenose Dolphin from Jessie Renew of Outside Hilton Head and marvelat some of the amazing fiddler crabs found on Hilton Head Island withMaster Naturalist Kathleen McMenamin. Also in this issue, Capt. MilesAltman shares the secrets of cobia fishing and Palmetto Dunes GolfAcademy instructor Doug Weaver offers tips to improve your golf game.</p><p>As you can probably tell, were passionate about this Island were proudto call home. Our goal is to share the very best of the area with visitorsand to make exploring the Island easy, fun and rewarding. We hope ourlistings come in handy to guide you to some of the very best that thearea has to offer.</p><p>As always, the best of the Lowcountry and the Coastal Empire are justa click away at hiltonhead.com, hiltonheadisland.com, bluffton.com,savannah.com, stsimonsisland.com and beaufort.com. All of ourpriceless publications can be viewed online 24/7. </p><p>Pull up our informative web sites on your smartphone to decide whichshops to hit today, where to go for dinner tonight and what activity toplan for tomorrow. Youll have all the information you need to makethe most of every day (and night) on the island.</p><p>With the kids out of school and summer reaching its peak, June is a greatmonth to try your hand at adventurous activities like parasailing, paddle-boarding, kayaking or jet skiing. Try a sunset boat cruise or charter fishingexcursion. Or, you can bike around Hilton Head Island at your leisure,exploring miles and miles of bike paths that run beneath majestic liveoak trees strung with Spanish moss.</p><p>However you choose to spend your time, be sure to savor every magicalmoment on this island paradise. We hope youll return again soon! </p><p>cWelcome</p><p>CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER ..........Linda Rew-Gifford</p><p>PUBLISHER ....................................Lorraine Jenness</p><p>ART DIRECTOR ....................................Jennifer Mlay</p><p>AD COORDINATOR................................Liz Shumake</p><p>ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE ..............................Jeff Wynne</p><p>CONTRIBUTING WRITERS .......... Capt. Miles Altman,</p><p>Jo Emery, Kathleen McMenamin, Georgene Mortimer,</p><p>Jessie Renew, Doug Weaver</p><p>ACCOUNTING........................................Mallory Raley</p><p>DISTRIBUTION STAFF ....................Bruce McLemore, </p><p>John Tant</p><p>CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHER ........Joyce Harkins</p></li><li><p>8 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2014 hiltonhead.com</p><p>114</p><p>FEATURES10 June Highlights12 Must Taste14 Island Calendar </p><p>Activities and Events Islandwide20 Host Your Own Wine Tasting</p><p>By Georgene Mortimer, Island Winery26 Shelter Cove Harbour Summer Entertainment40 Island Beaches42 Experience Harbour Town52 Island Style66 Island Horoscope June</p><p>An Island Events Favorite68 A Day On The Water 70 Island Tides94 Just For Kids</p><p>100 Homemade Fun!112 A Real Buzzer Beater</p><p>By Capt. Miles Altman, Bayrunner Fishing Charters114 Fascinating Fiddlers</p><p>By Kathleen McMenamin, H2O Sports116 Meet The Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin</p><p>By Jessie Renew, Outside Hilton Head118 Get Back To Basics</p><p>By Doug Weaver, Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort120 Recreational Pathways126 Events Puzzle</p><p>By Jo Emery</p><p>DEPARTMENTS6 Welcome</p><p>12 Dining &amp; Lounges16 Puzzle Answer36 Lodging &amp; Real Estate 36 Arts &amp; Services 42 Shopping68 Activities</p><p>119 Community Worship122 Directory of Advertisers124 Map of Hilton Head Island</p><p>CONTENTSJUNE 2014 / 41TH YEAR / ISSUE 4 </p><p>About Our Cover...</p><p>See Gregg Russell entertainingadults and children alike, under</p><p>the Liberty Oak in Harbour Town. </p><p>Photography by Joyce Harkins,Hilton Head Island Photography, INC.</p></li><li><p>10 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2014 hiltonhead.com</p><p>Dont miss the new AerialPlayground at Broad CreekMarina. This unique, 2-hourattraction features 50 in-the-treechallenging activities on 6 differ-ent ability courses easy to hard for ages 5 and up. In additionto the aerial sky playground, trythe rock climbing wall andbungee trampoline as well as thezipline canopy tour. There isplenty of fun and adventure to behad for all age groups and levelsof physical fitness. Visit the web-site for age, weight and dressrestrictions. Reservations pre-ferred. 33 Broad Creek MarinaWay. (843) 682-6000 or bookonline.aerialadventurehiltonhead.com.</p><p>Specializing in fine red and whitewines while famous for theirLowcountry specialty wines, theIsland Winery offers WineFlights &amp; Cheese, Mon.-Fri.,12:30-2:30 p.m. &amp; Sat., 12:30-4 p.m., $10 per person; Wine &amp;Cheese Happy Hour, Mon.-Fri.,starting at 4 p.m., $15 perperson. Call for reservations.12A Cardinal Rd. off of MathewsDr. toward the Airport. (843)842-3141 or islandwinery.com.</p><p>You can always count on TheKingfisher Seafood Pasta andSteak House to providefabulous live entertainment anddancing along with fantastic foodand great happy hour pricing.Enjoy live dinner entertainment inthe main dining room on Wed.-Fri., beginning at 6:30 p.m. TheHilton Head Comedy MagicCaberet located at the Top ofthe Kingfisher entertains with topcomedy acts on Tues.-Sat. Doorsopen at 8:30 p.m. On Sundaysat 8 p.m. dont miss the SpecialFamily Magic Show with GaryMaurer. 18 Harbourside Lane,Shelter Cove Harbour overlook-ing Broad Creek &amp; Shelter Cove</p><p>Marina. (843) 785-4442 or kingfisherseafood.com.</p><p>Theres a whole lot of fun takingplace at South Beach Marina.Kids can show off their artistictalent throughout the day on TheSalty Dog Chalk Wall; enjoyStoryBook Time with anappearance by Jake the SaltyDog on Mon.-Fri. at 12:30,compete in Jakes Hula HoopContest on Mon.-Fri. at 12:15p.m. in the courtyard and makeyour own Tie Dyed Salty Dog T-Shirt at Tie Dyeing Fun, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., each Mon.-Fri. Take partin Face Painting Fun by localartists, 5:30-8:30 p.m. nightly.Each evening, beginning at 6-6:30 p.m. enjoy music, dancingand Salty Dog fun at theJumping Jacks Kids Show, TheSinging Frog Kidz DJ DanceParty or The Music Ladys KidsShow." Salty Dog Cafe, SouthBeach Marina Village in The SeaPines Resort. (843) 671-2233.saltydog.com.</p><p>Hilton Heads signature summerevent, HarbourFest returns toShelter Cove Harbour featuringlive entertainment nightly, plusunforgettable food, arts andcrafts along with Tuesday NightFireworks every Tuesday eveningbeginning June 17. Family-friendly entertainer, ShannonTanner, returns for his 26thseason, performing two shows,Mon.-Fri., at 6:30 and 8 p.m.Cappy the Clown, will be onhand Mon.-Fri., 6-9 p.m. toenjoy as well. Admission is free.Food, beverages and conces-sions sold separately. Locatedmid-island at mile marker 8,across from Palmetto DunesOceanfront Resort. (843) 686-9098. palmettodunes.com.</p><p>Harbour Town is the place to beeach evening this summer!</p><p>June Highlights</p><p>Happy Hour Shrimp Cocktail at theCrazy Crab at Jarvis Creek</p><p>June brings the beginning of our summer season andcountless ways to enjoy each moment of each day. Beloware just a few of the fun events taking place designedespecially for your enjoyment.</p><p>Theres nothing likeHappy Hour at theCrab! Enjoy Happy</p><p>Hour Specials at thebar from 4-6 p.m.</p><p>every day (Jarvis Creeklocation only.) $3 calls</p><p>&amp; house wines, $4 house margaritas,</p><p>$2 fried fish tacos, $5 shrimp cocktail, </p><p>$7 fried shrimp basketand much more. The</p><p>Crazy Crab, Hwy. 278overlooking Jarvis</p><p>Creek. (843) 681-5021or thecrazycrab.com. </p></li><li><p>hiltonhead.com JUNE 2014 ISLAND EVENTS 11</p><p>Family Fun at Harbour Townincludes face painting, airbrushtattoos, juggling, magic, andmore each Sun.-Fri., 6-8 p.m.;play games and enjoy other funactivities on the lawn adjacent tothe Harbour Town Playground atFun with Albert the Alligatoreach Sun., 7-8 p.m.; on Wed.,8-10 p.m., enjoy pizza and aPoolside Movie at the HarbourTown pool (Reservationsrequired). Gregg Russell returnsto his spot under the Liberty OakTree for another season of family-friendly music each Sun.-Fri.evening, 8 p.m. while the classic,Southern rock band, TheSteppin Stones, performs underthe Liberty Oak on Sat., 7:30-9:30 p.m. 149 Lighthouse Rd. inThe Sea Pines Resort. (843) 842-1979 or seapines.com.</p><p>Coligny Plaza, Hilton HeadsDowntown, is home to over 60shops and restaurants, as well asa full lineup of family entertain-ment nightly. In the kiosk area,from 6-8 p.m., enjoy MondayNight Magic with GaryMaurer; Tuesday nightPachanga Band; Wednesdaynight is Dance Night; Thursdaynight with The Steppin StonesBand; Friday night LukeMitchell performs, Saturdaynight enjoy Nomesta Live Musicand Sunday Taylor Kent per-forms. 1 North Forest Beach Dr.(843) 842-6050 orcolignyplaza.com.</p><p>June 7 brings an afternoon andevening of fun and excitement inOld Town Bluffton as they hostthe 4th Annual SHAG &amp;DRAG. See dozens of classiccars from 4-6 p.m. and, from 6-9 p.m., dance to the best ofrhythm &amp; blues, rock &amp; roll andbeach music performed live by"City Lights." Food andbeverages will be available.Bluffton Village, located oppositethe Post Office in Old TownBluffton. (843) 815-2472 oroldtownbluffton.com.</p><p>On Tuesday evenings beginningJune 17, join in the fun at theIsland Recreation CentersSummer Jams, 7-10 p.m. Bringyour chairs and enjoy the nightuntil the fireworks go off. Freeadmission. Concessions andactivities sold separately. Shelter</p><p>Cove Park, 39 Shelter CoveLane. (843) 681-7273 orislandreccenter.org.</p><p>Pump Boys and Dinettes ison stage at The Arts Center ofCoastal Carolina June 17-July27. This musical tribute to life bythe roadside filled with highoctane, toe-tappin tunes is partmusical, part comedy and 100%amazing. 14 Shelter Cove Lane.(843) 842-2787 orartshhi.com.</p><p>Thursday evenings, June 19 andJune 26, dont miss the Islandsnewest festival, Parrot Palooza,taking place at Shelter CoveHarbour. This Island-themedactivity with music, dancing andkids entertainment is designedfor family fun. Beginning at 6p.m., Cappy the Clown will beon hand to entertain the kids withface painting, hair wraps, bal-loon animals, airbrush tattoos,bounce house and many morefun activities. With the magni-ficent Shelter Cove sunset as abackdrop, the Live Island-StyleConcert begins at 7 p.m. at thestage and features fan-favorites,Shannon Tanner and theOyster Reefers. The musicianswill perform island-style musicalong with all your favorite tunesfrom 7-9 p.m. Admission is free.Food and beverages are avail-able at the Shelter Cove HarbourRestaurants. Located mid-islandat mile marker 8, across fromPalmetto Dunes OceanfrontResort. (843) 686-9098.palmettodunes.com.</p><p>Main Street Village and theCarolina Dreamers Car Clubinvite you to their monthlyClassic Car Cruise-In, June 26,6-8 p.m. Stroll around MainStreet Village and take part in thejudging as everybody gets achance to vote for their favoritevintage cars. Make an evening ofit and dine at one of the restau-rants and enjoy the many shopsthat Main Street Village has tooffer. 1500 Main Street, just out-side the gate to Hilton HeadPlantation off Hwy. 278.carolinadreamers.org.</p><p>Event dates and times aresubject to change withoutnotice. Please call or visit thewebsite to confirm.</p><p>Vendors of Daufuskie Day </p><p>Celebrate a Day ofGullah Culture at the38th Annual DaufuskieDay on June 28. EnjoyIsland tours narratedby natives of theIsland. Vendors sellingDaufuskie deviled crabsand other Gullahenriched foods, Gullahstorytelling, music,raffles and more. Boatrides are availablefrom both Savannahand Hilton Head. $30per person plus boattransportation cost.(912) 660-0500 or(843) 384-9941 ordaufuskieislandfoundation.com.</p></li><li><p>12 ISLAND EVENTS JUNE 2014 hiltonhead.com</p><p>Captain Woodys - A local favorite for over30 years! Visit the new Hilton Head location, 6Target Road, and enjoy the Famous GrouperMelt, Po Boys, Seafood Platters, Land Food,Raw Food, Raw Bar and more.</p><p>The Islanders favorite place for over 18 years,Caseys Sports Bar &amp; Grille, offers$5.99 lunch specials, daily drink specialsalong with Happy Hour specials from 4-7 p.m.Whether you are craving a fresh crisp salad forlunch or a juicy, hand-cut steak for dinner thefriendly staff prides themselves on preparingquality food and ensuring that you have afantastic dining experience.</p><p>Enjoy creative cuisine, legendary seafoodspecialties, decadent desserts and spectacularwaterfront dining at the Chart House.</p><p>Seafood Lovers can jump right into a steamedseafood pot filled with lobster, shrimp, snowcrab legs and oysters at either of the two greatwaterfront locations of The Crazy Crab.</p><p>Savor freshly caught seafood and the highestcertified quality steaks at ELAs Blu WaterGrille, on the waterfront at Shelter CoveHarbour Marina, while enjoying the gorgeousviews of the harbour.</p><p>Enjoy live music, dancing and drinks at TheElectric Piano Bar. Try a flavorful martinifrom the extensive menu which offers a classicDirty Martini to a Tangerine Dream. Flavors</p><p>include: raspberry, black cherry, pomegranateand the house favorite The Electric BluePiano. </p><p>Frostys Italian Ices &amp; Morespecializes in homemade Italian Ice and fudgewhile also offering ice cream, soft pretzels,cotton candy and assorted...</p></li></ul>