Ever wonder how kettle corn is made? Thad Grecco, of Hilton Head's Palmetto Kettle Corn, was popping up some 200 pounds of it during the 5th annual A Taste of Bluffton food festival on April 8, 2017. He was kind enough to take time out of his busy day to show how it's done. Palmetto Kettle Corn can be found at various area festivals and is a regular every Thursday at the Bluffton Farmer's Market.
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Kettle corn made easy
Are those Navy SEALS storming out of a semi?
A real footlifter — The Parris Island Marine Band performs in Beaufort
You should check out these ships - here's how (and why)
How to get the most eggs in an Easter egg hunt
Pretty in plaid
A honkin' good time: Kids react to annual Touch-A-Truck event
Extras await their closeup as 'The Bachelorette' films on Hilton Head Island
Magician changes deck of cards... into, well just cards
The Bachelorette is coming to Bluffton! But how do businesses feel?
All about that bass - Hardeeville Bass Fishing Tournament a success
The US Navy ‘Nimitz’ has 8 kiosks for ‘briefings’ after which participants will don an Oculus Rift headset and a SubPac vest for a virtual reality experience. Staff can move about 60 participants per hour through the mission. The truck will make its fourth appearance when it arrives at this year’s MCAS Beaufort Air Show.
Ever wonder what the ships that Christopher Columbus sailed on looked like in person? Here's your chance! The Niña and Pinta are docked at the Beaufort Downtown Marina and open to the public from Thursday, April 20, 2017, to April 25. Kat Wilson, the first mate, explains why you should check them out!
Everyone, it seems, was wearing plaid — especially the Heritage tartan plaid — at the second annual Plaid Par-Tee, hosted by the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Chamber of Commerce on April 6, 2017 at the Poseidon Rooftop Bar. The event was held in celebration of National Tartan Day and the upcoming RBC Heritage, which starts on Monday with the tournament opening ceremony. Here, we peruse a few of the many shades of plaid on display while talking to a few party goers about their sartorial choices.
The annual Touch-A-Truck event was held Saturday, April 1, at Tanger Outlets. Kids explored all types of trucks, from emergency vehicles like fire trucks and ambulances, to construction equipment, Palmetto Electric trucks and even Marine Corps vehicles.
Sun City Hilton Head retiree Fred 'the Fantastique' Reisz performs some close-up magical card tricks as a warm-up to the Lowcountry's club annual magic show “An Evening of Magic,” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017 to be held at Bluffton’s Lord of Life Lutheran Church at 351 Buckwalter Parkway.
A good crowd of extras answered the call and came out to be a part of the filming of an episode of "The Bachelorette" on Hilton Head Island on March 29, 2017. Here, a few describe what they expect it to be like before filming began at Shelter Cover Harbour.
The Annual Greater Hardeeville Chamber of Commerce Bass Tournament was held this weekend (March 25-26) at Millstone Landing on the Savannah River. The winners ended up catching over 40 lbs of bass this weekend, and the largest catch weighed in at almost 8 lbs. The winning team received a $1200 prize.
The Dancing With Our Stars benefit was held on March 25, 2017 for the Child Abuse Prevention Association at the USCB Center for the Arts in Beaufort. In the contest, 11 two-person teams of dancers -- one a local notable, the other a person with dance experience -- competed for a judge's choice and people's choice award. In addition, the Lowcountry Dance Center, the Beaufort Academy of Dance, and the Ballet Company of Beaufort Academy of Dance performed. Proceeds benefit the Open Arms Children's Home and other CAPA programs. The event was co-sponsored by the Exchange Club of Beaufort and the USCB Center for the Arts. The Judge's Choice award went to Dr. Claude Tolbert and Nicole McGough, while the the People's Choice award went to Tracey Robinson and Topher Maraffi, for raising $12,010.
Chicken wings weren't the only things attendees were enjoying during the 22nd Annual Hilton Head Island Wingfest on March 25, 2017. Here, members of the crowd get their groove on as Deas Guyz finish their set with the Isley Brothers classic, "Shout."
It was a sticky but tasty mess as contestants vied for the wing eating title at the 22nd Annual Hilton Head Wingfest on March 25, 2017. Competitors had two minutes to eat as much of the 22 chicken wings put in front of them as they could. The winner was Isaiah Holland, of Ft. Steward, Ga.