LOCAL HAPPENINGS (on Hilton Head and Bluffton)

 JUNE 8th  -Brews of the Bluff: The Bluffton Sunset Party Series returns with Brews of the Bluff, featuring live music from The Chiggers and the Horan Brothers Band, local food vendors, craft beers and fun activities. Tickets are $5 at the door; children ages 12 and younger are free. 5-9 p.m., Bluffton Oyster Factory Park, 63 Wharf St., Bluffton. 843-757-8520 or

Forest Preserve Wagon Journey: Sit back, relax and experience the animals and plant life of the Sea Pines Forest Preserve. Reservations required. Cost is $16 for adults and $13 for children ages 12 and younger. 3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Sea Pines Resort. 843-842-1979 or

Farmers Market of Bluffton: The market is now open with additional public parking provided by the town of Bluffton. An artisan showcase on the first Thursday of every month highlights a rotating group of local artists and their fine craftsmanship. Keep an eye out for new food and farm vendors this year and find your next favorite thing. 1-6 p.m. Thursdays, 1271 May River Road, Bluffton.

Tea Time at Rose Hill Mansion: Experience afternoon tea at a beautiful plantation house in the Lowcountry. Selections include custom crafted teas, elegant finger sandwiches and heavenly desserts. Small groups or large groups welcome; reservations are required. $40  per person. 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Rose Hill Mansion, 199 Rose Hill Way, Bluffton. 843-757-6046.

Golf Clinics for All Ages: Group and individual golf programs for adults and juniors led by PGA professional Jeff Picus of Excel and Enjoy Golf Academy. Registration is required. Times vary, Country Club of Hilton Head, Hilton Head Island. 843-295- 8888 or

Fishing & Crabbing Lessons: Ben Green with Mt. Calvery Missionary Baptist Church on Squire Pope Road will offer a free missionary program that teaches children fishing and crabbing skills. Every Saturday, Rowing & Sailing Center, 137 Squire Pope Road, Hilton Head Island. 843-816-0172.

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October 10, 2016