March 11-17, 2019: The 34th Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival. South Carolina’s Premier Coastal Wine Competition & Culinary Event. Each March, Hilton Head’s wine and food enthusiasts greet the island’s popular spring season with a six-day celebration to embrace the fruits of global wine partnerships, signature Lowcountry cuisine, grassroots cultural happenings and the authentic fabric of a unique artists’ community. (843) 686-4944.
Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival
Beneath the boughs of moss-draped live oaks in the heart of Beaufort County, the Beaufort National Cemetery is one of the Lowcountry’s historic gems. White headstones form a semicircle fanning out from the ornate entrance gate, with peaceful avenues dividing the property like the spokes on a wheel. President Lincoln originally established the site in […]
On Sunday night, August 27, 1893, the eye of the huge, slow-moving Category 3 hurricane landed just south of Savannah, ripping through South Carolina’s coastal islands with a 10- to 12-foot storm surge on a high tide. Estimates of the death toll ranged up to 3,500. No one could count all of the bodies that […]
One of the favorite pastimes of Lowcountry residents and visitors as they walk the beach or cruise the local waterways, is watching dolphins as they play, fish or simply swim on by. Many people don’t realize, however, that they are actually whale watching. Most of us think of whales as large marine mammals, up to […]
Love is in the air in all year long in Beaufort. Residents of our town have know that for years. And now theactivetimes.com and MSN.com have named Beaufort “The Most Romantic Locale” in the state of South Carolina. Along with its Southern charm, Beaufort offers picturesque historic homes, elegant live oak trees, laden with Spanish moss, fine eateries, […]