When and what is happening in February 2022 on Hilton Head and the Lowcountry! 

Curious Incident at the Art Center of Coastal Carolina February 2 – 20, 2022

Fifteen-year-old Christopher has an extraordinary brain but struggles with the sensory chaos of everyday life. He has never ventured alone beyond his street. But when the neighbor’s dog is mysteriously murdered, Christopher steps in. He strives to solve the crime himself, leading him on a transformative journey.

Awarded the Tony for Best Play, and based on the best-selling novel, Curios Incident takes audiences on an adventure into Christopher’s marvelously intricate mind. www.artshhi.com or 843-842-2787.

Chamber Restaurant Week: January 29 – February 5, 2022

Whether it is a place that has never been tried or the area’s newest hot spot, Chamber Restaurant Week is the best way to dine your way through the Lowcountry!

The chamber’s 14th annual Restaurant Week is back for you to enjoy a price-fix menu from some new spots or old favorites.

Modeled after successful restaurant weeks in New York and other cities, over 70 of Bluffton and Hilton Head Island restaurants offer specially-priced or prix-fixe menus, signature dishes, new entrées and old favorites. For more information, go to www.hiltonheadisland.org/restaurantweek.

Ongoing: Learn how to play Pickleball, the fastest growing sport in the country, with daily clinics and round robins at the Palmetto Dunes Pickleball Center in Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort. Pickleball is a sport that combines the elements of tennis, badminton and ping pong. It is played with oversized ping pong paddles and a softball-sized plastic perforated ball that travels at about one-third the speed of a tennis ball. Courts and equipment available to rent. Reservations are recommended, call (866) 242-3169 or visit www.palmettodunes.com.

Ongoing: The Coastal Discovery Museum is one of the most memorable destinations on Hilton Head Island. Explore natural history and cultural heritage on the 68 acre Honey Horn property. The Museum’s trails, gardens, live oaks, a butterfly enclosure, and horses are just a few of the fun experiences you will encounter during your visit. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Sunday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call (843) 689-6767 or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations.

70 Honey Horn Dr., Hilton Head Island, coastaldiscovery,org.

Ongoing: The Harbour Town Lighthouse Museum is open daily. Explore Hilton Head Island’s rich history and learn the story behind its famed lighthouse in this unique museum-like setting. Admission is $4.25 per person, complimentary for children ages 5 and younger. 149 Lighthouse Rd. (843) 671-2810 or www.harbourtownlighthouse.com.

Tuesday-Sunday: Gullah Heritage Trail Tours through 10 Native Islander neighborhoods established during the Civil War. Tours are Tues.-Sat. at 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.; Sun. at noon. departing from the Coastal Discovery Museum. 70 Honey Horn Dr. (843) 681-7066 or gullaheritage.com.

The tours run Tuesday-Saturday. We offer 4 tours each day at: 12:30; 2:00; 3:30 and 5:00. Each tour is an hour. $25 per person; must be at least 21 years of age. hiltonheaddistillery.com.

Taste of Gullah at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

Event Details

·       Date: Saturday, February 12, 2022 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

·       Venue: Arts Center of Coastal Carolina

·       Categories: Art, Entertainment, Event, Food, Outdoors, Show on Calendar


2022 marks the 26-year history of partnership between the Arts Center and the Gullah community. Taste of Gullah will look a little different this year, but we invite you to come by for food, art and books …

Residents and visitors alike may enjoy some delicious food with Gullah flair! Two phenomenal food trucks will be in the Arts Center parking lot to safely provide delicious food, including Melly Mel’s and Chef B’s Eatz.

Inside the cozy Walter Greer Gallery, browse the Art League of Hilton Head’s annual exhibit and sale of The Arts Ob We People, one of the largest displays of original work by emerging and acclaimed artists representing the life of Gullah people in the Lowcountry.

Also, in the Arts Center, the ticket lobby on Saturday will be the eclectic new and used book selection provided by “An Island Bookshelf!”

We welcome you to browse (and purchase) amazing art and interesting books and enjoy a Taste of Gullah to-go by picking up a fabulous lunch Saturday, February 12, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina.

www.artshhi.com or 843-842-2787.

Saturday & Sunday, February 19 & 20: Gullah Market: Arts, Crafts, Music and Food at Coastal Discovery Museum. For 26 years, the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration has highlighted the rich and cultural Gullah heritage on the world’s favorite island! 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

February 21 through 27: Tickets for the 15th annual Hilton Head Island Seafood Festival are now on sale. The coastal region’s weeklong Lowcountry experience offers a mix of top chefs, sommeliers, mixologists, local seafood, artisans, musicians and more who come together for an outstanding offering of exciting events. The festival returns to its original February schedule in 2022, celebrating its 15th Anniversary in a big way with a fireworks celebration and a move to Shelter Cove Harbour for the main event. Hosted by the David M. Carmines Memorial Foundation. For tickets and more information, go to hiltonheadseafoodfestival.com.