Category Archives: Family Friendly

18th Annual Gullah Celebration on Hilton Head Island

Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration 2014Both visitors and residents of Hilton Head Island look forward to so many annual events, but the Gullah Celebration is by far one of the best! In fact, it has been recognized by the Southeast Tourism Society as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeast!

The Gullah Celebration showcases the rich cultural heritage of the Gullah people and their history on Hilton Head Island.

What is the Hilton Head Island Gullah Celebration?

During the month of February, you will have the opportunity to experience the food and music, receive firsthand historical information, and take a journey through the culture via the visual arts.

The Taste of Gullah, sponsored in part by the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina offers classic Gullah favorites and cultural entertainment. The Arts, Crafts and Food Expo offers cultural demonstrations, including sweet grass baskets sewing, and fishnet weaving.

Vendors participate in this event selling authentic Gullah and African crafts as well as an offering of all traditional Gullah foods. Entertainment includes storytellers, African dance and Gospel music. Gospel concerts feature gospel music, Negro spirituals and highlight the history of music as it developed among the Gullah people.

What Can You Still Look Forward to for 2014?

Does a night of entertainment and dancing sound like a fun way to spend your Valentine’s Day evening? Head to Hilton Head Beach and Tennis Resort, located at 40 Folly Field Road, for VALENTINE’S DAY LIVE with DEAS GUYZ, a show you don’t want to miss! Your $30 per person entitles you to a buffet, dancing, a silent auction, and more! A cash bar will also be available.

The weekend of February 15-16 brings you the Arts, Craft & Food Expo, located at the Coastal Discovery Museum (70 Honey Horn Drive). This two-day event offers cultural demonstration’s such as quilt and jewelry making, Gullah and African crafts, traditional Gullah foods, and musical entertainment. The cost is $5 per person, and beer and wine tickets can be purchased at the event.

The Traditional Gullah Praise Concert is on February 21 at 7pm at St. James Baptist Church, located at 209 Dillon Rd. This concert is to celebrate and honor the spiritual thread that binds the African ancestors and the Gullah of today.

Which event of Hilton Head Island’s Gullah Celebration is your favorite?

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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Hilton Head Island Restaurant Week is Back and Better Than Ever

Hilton Head Island Restaurant Week 2014Mark your calendars Hilton Head Island locals and visitors, the highly anticipated Camber Restaurant Week is returning for its 6th yummy year from January 25 – February 1, 2014!

Restaurant week has become one of Hilton Head Island’s most popular annual events in the last five years because it gives both locals and visitors the chance to explore the many types of food that Hilton Head Island and Bluffton have to offer. Throughout Restaurant Week, participating restaurants will be offering specially prix-fixe menus.

One of the many reasons Hilton Head is such a popular living and vacation destination is, simply put, the food! The island has over 300 dining options that offer everything from the southern food you’d expect to the most upscale cuisine. Mix that in with the island’s natural beauty, year-round moderate temperatures, and of course the 12 miles of beaches, you can see why Hilton Head has become a point of interest on anyone’s map.

The number of participating restaurants is currently at 72 but according to the restaurant preview, the list is growing daily!

Don’t miss this perfect opportunity to experience the best of what Hilton Head Island and Bluffton have to offer, come visit us between January 25 – February 1, 2014!

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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8 Holiday Events in Hilton Head Island 2013

Holiday Events in Hilton Head IslandHilton Head Island may not be covered in a blanket of snow but holiday festivity and cheer can be found all over our area with the variety of events, activities, and ways to make holiday memories with family and friends.

Take a look at some of the ways you can celebrate the holidays here in Hilton Head:

1. Visit South Beach in the Sea Pines Resort to enjoy hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights at South Beach Marina Christmas Village.

2. Head to the Salty Dog Cafe on Friday’s and Saturday’s during December from 3pm-7pm for visits and free photos with Santa!  You are also invited to bring your (well behaved) pets for pictures with Santa through December 21 in the office of the South Beach Inn.

3. Bring your kids to The Frosty Frog Cafe in Coligny Plaza every Sunday until December 30 from 12pm-5pm for a free inflatable Bounce House!

4. Get into the holiday spirit with the Sounds of Christmas Holiday Concert made possible by the Hilton Head Choral Society. This concert has become an Island holiday tradition and has something for everyone’s musical taste with yuletide favorites for the entire family.

5. Gather the family and watch the movie “Polar Express” under the Liberty Oak Tree in Harbour Town on December 20, 7-8:30pm. Bench seating will be provided and admission is free with the donation of a canned food item for Deep Well. There will be a fire pit complete with s’mores!

6. Gregg Russell will performs songs of the season for children and adults as Santa arrives for a special visit on December 23, from 7:30pm-9pm.  This event is complimentary and will be held in Harbour Town in the Sea Pines Resort.

7. Gather around the Liberty Oak Tree in Harbour Town to watch classic holiday movies, roast marshmallows over a fire pit, and enjoy festive games and activities for the whole family, December 26-30. Games and activities start at 4pm and the movie and fire pit start a 6pm. This activity is free however donations for Deep Well are appreciated.

8. Join the folks at Harbour Town for the New Year’s Eve Ball Drop on December 31 at 7pm AND midnight at the Sea Pines Resort. The ball drops from the top of the Harbour Town Lighthouse. The Quarterdeck and the Topside Waterfront Restaurants will be serving up great food and lots of fun as well. The celebration begins at 6pm!

I just love this time of year in Hilton Head!  What are your favorite ways to celebrate the holidays?

My name is June Seebohm and I am an experienced Realtor serving the Hilton Head Island and Bluffton, SC area’s. I am happy to help you in any way that I can in regards to learning about our beautiful area, as well as any and all of your real estate needs or questions! Please don’t hesitate to contact me via email: june@alwaysjune.com or call 843-290-2929. I also have a Facebook Page and would love to connect with you there. Whether you are a vacationer, resident, buyer, seller, or current home owner/renter interested in the Hilton Head area, this is a blog you’ll want to follow!

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