The weekend is finally here! If you're looking for fun, entertaining and educational things to do, you've come to the right place. Our weekend guide is packed with a variety of our favorite events that we want to share with you! Have a great weekend!


1. Hilton Head Island Marathon, Half Marathon & 8K

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Jarvis Creek Park
                     100 Jarvis Creek Rd Hilton Head Island, SC  29926

The Hilton Head Island Marathon has been chosen as the 2019 Road Runners Club of America (RRCA) Marathon Southern Region Championship! Take in the views as you run from Jarvis Creek Park, featuring a scenic certified course that takes participants thru two parks and over the Broad Creek.  Fast and flat with a slight incline at the bridge over the Broad Creek, the marathon features all standard male and female divisions including men's clydesdale and women's filly divisions, as well as master and grand master. Gift cards and unique awards will be presented to the top three overall male, male master's, female and female master's finishers. Additionally, the top three in each age category will also receive unique awards.


2. Community Mural Painting

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Island Recreation Center
                     20 Wilborn Road, HHI, SC 29926

Join other participants at the new Island Rec Center on Saturday for a paint-by-numbers community mural creation to decorate the Rec’s brand new Community Room. The mural will be designed and developed by local artist Lauren Andreu, and on that day the entire community is invited to pick up a paintbrush and paint the design. The design will focus on the responsibility the current and next generation has to become the peace makers of today. It will feature an iconic peace maker whose legacy was one of non-violence. We will honor that legacy and paint the mural as a commitment to creating the world we desire to live in. 


3. Paint a Glorious Sunrise/Sunset with Addison Palmer

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Art League of Hilton Head
                     14 Shelter Cove Ln, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Are just as mesmerized by the spectacular colors of sunsets and the blinding glory of sunrises? Ever wanted to paint a picture of it but struggling with the color choices and blends that can give justice to your Nature's glory? Then this class is perfect for you! Learn from the expert himself, Addison Palmer, and give voice to those creative cravings!


4. Sweetheart Ball

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Hilton Head Island
                     435 William HIlton Pkwy, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Thinking you're going to be busy for Valentine's? Why not celebrate the weekend prior and take your significant other to this one of a kind event. Be ready to dance as the music will be sure to keep you dancing all evening long with performances by Stee and the Ear Candy. With the purchase of your ticket you can enjoy the delicious buffet of Lowcountry foods. You can add beer, wine or spirits of your choice at the cash bar.


5. Oyster Roast

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Carolina Crab Company
                     86 Helmsman Way, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Come on out and join another great afternoon of Oyster Roast! Indulge in buckets of seafood goodness and quench your thirst with the variety of libations available. Bring family and friends for an afternoon of fun and delectable excitement!


6. For the Love of Paws Valentine's Day Fundraiser

When:   February 9, 2019
Where:   Shelter Cove Community Park
                     39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Calling all animal lovers! Save the date and come on by this weekend for the annual For the Love of Paws Valentine's Day Fundraiser. Benefiting the Hilton Head Humane Association, spend some fun time with your furry friends and fellow fur parents as you help raise awareness and funds to keep their projects going!


7. Beaufort Memorial Hospital Annual Valentine Ball

When:   February 8 & 9, 2019
Where:   Tabby Place at the Beaufort Inn
                     913 Port Republic Street, Beaufort, SC 29902

Since its inception in 1990, the Valentine Ball has raised nearly $5 million for a wide range of hospital improvements, from the expansion of the ER to digital diagnostic technology for the Breast Health Center. Now on its 29th year, this popular charity event will place at Tabby Place in downtown Beaufort and includes the elegant Cocktail Affair Friday evening, followed Saturday night by pre-gala dinner parties and the black-tie ball. On Friday night in addition to cocktails, lavish hors d’oeuvres and sampling bourbon or fine wines, there will be live jazz, with Vicki and John Verity as the honorary chairs for the cocktail attire event. The main event follows Saturday night with pre-ball dinner parties at private residences and a black-tie gala at Tabby Place. Co-chairs for the Ball are Allison and Ben Coppage and BMH surgeon Dr. Steven Sisco and his wife Laurie. It will include privately hosted dinners, dancing, open bar, and gourmet desserts. Proceeds from the 2019 fundraiser are earmarked for the renovation of Beaufort Memorial’s surgical pavilion. 


8. Yoga 101

When:   February 10, 2019
Where:   Jiva Yoga Bluffton
                     Bluffton Road, Brighton Beach, SC

Take hold of your senses, experience a different level of relaxation, be privileged for all these and more by joining Yoga 101. The third in a series of three 90-minute classes, this weekend's event is the last. The class format is relaxed and interactive and students are encouraged to ask questions as the class moves through different yoga poses, breathing techniques and meditation. Learn Yoga terminology, both in English and in Sanskrit, how to complete each movement safely and how to modify movements in order to accommodate your own personal abilities (and any injuries you may have or have had). You will also find out how to use yoga props such as blankets, bolsters, blocks and straps, and how to apply the skills you learn in yoga classes, such as alignment, breathing and meditation, to your daily life once you have stepped off your yoga mat. Whether you are a beginner in yoga or not, this yoga class is recommended to everyone who would just want to relax, have some time for themselves, and simply want to have a break from the world!


9. Crafternoon DIY Family Framed Workshop

When:   February 10, 2019
Where:   AR Workshop
                     1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Make Sundays a family day! If you and your family enjoy arts and crafts, then the AR Workshop is the perfect place for you to go and spend quality time with the family! Make a Lazy Susan, Plank Wood Sign, Youth 12×16 Wood Sign, Wood Photo Frame, NEW Pedestal Trays, or one of their Canvas projects! Customize your project with your choice of (non-toxic!) stain and designer paint colors. Each time you attend a workshop, you will receive a stamp on your VIP card and be closer to earning a free workshop!


10. Tea Sampling & Meditation

When:   February 2, 2019
Where:   Historic Mitchelville Freedom Park
                     209 Dillon Road, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Discover a new method of self care as you experience the pleasure of sampling healing teas. Learn about this pleasant drink's various health benefits and end the class on a high note with a dreamy TEA TIME meditation. The perfect way to wrap up your week and a great way to refresh and energize for the one ahead!

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