News & Events

Holiday Lights at Shelter Cove Towne Centre

November 19 - December 31, 2018
8 AM - 8 PM

Located at 40 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

Enjoy the holiday lights all season long from November 19 - December 31!

Community Christmas Tree Lighting

November 24, 2018
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Located at 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, SC 29228.

Santa, Mrs. Claus and their trusty reindeer Rudolph will help kick off the holiday season at the Town’s official Christmas Tree Lighting on the Arts Center festival grounds. It’s an old-fashioned Yuletide celebration complete with Christmas carols, holiday crafts, yummy treats and a musical performance from the cast of "An American in Paris" Look for our Holly Day Art Market and start your holiday shopping early while supporting local artists who will be onsite with jewelry, art, crafts, Christmas treasures and more! Activities for children include face painting, holiday crafts and photo opportunities with Santa. Hot chocolate, coffee, BBQ and other treats will be available to help keep patrons warm. This family friendly community festival is an Island tradition! Free and open to the public – on the Arts Center festival grounds!

Fort Mitchel Tours

November 22, 2018
10 AM - 12 PM

Located at Skull Creek Drive in Hilton Head Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928.

Perfect tour for history buffs! Fort Mitchel is a classic example of a seacoast earthworks gun battery of the Civil War.

Tours are every Thursday at 10am. 

To register, call the the Heritage Library at 843-686-6560, or register online at