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HILTON HEAD ART FESTIVAL3rd Annual Art Festival to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 28 at Shelter Cove Harbour. Over 150 of America's finest artists offer paint- ings, jewelry, sculpture, photography, pottery and much more. Free admission. Details: 954-472-3755 or

ATTORNEY CHASESponsored by Lowcountry Legal Aid volunteers on Coligny Beach, catch one of the attorneys hiding in the dunes with briefcases during this 5K Run/Walk and get $100 in gift certificates. Race is at 8 a.m. May 28. Details: 843-815-1570 or

AMERICA SINGSHilton Head Choral Society presents a concert of hymns, anthems, and folk songs and a salute to the soldiers at 7 p.m. May 29 at First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway, and May 30 at Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave, on Hilton Head Island. Details: 843-341-3818

MEMORIAL DAY OBSERVANCEHilton Head Council of the Navy League of the United States will hold an observance at 10:30 a.m. May 30 at the Veteran's Memorial in Shelter Cove Community Park. Guest speaker Major General Jon M. Davis, USMC, Commanding General of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing, patriotic music by the Hilton Head Choral Society and more. Details: 843-384-0964 or visit

MEET THE AUTHORMeet best selling author Mary Alice Monroe at 4 p.m. May 31 at Honey Horn, where she'll sign copies of her new book, "Butterfly's Daughter." Free. Details: 843-689-6767, ext. 223WINE TASTING AIWFHilton Head Wine Tasting to be held from 5 to 6 p.m. June 6 and July 11 at Cork's Wine Bar in Island Crossing Center. Non-members welcome, $15 fee. Details: 843-812-8466 or visit

TASTEFUL TUESDAYSBenny Hudson Seafood will hold tasting events at 6 p.m. June 7, July 5, and August 2 at the market at 175 Squire Pope Rd. A talk about Hilton Head's history and the local shrimping industry followed by a live cooking demonstration and shrimp samples. Bring a beach chair to sit on and a beverage. $3 per person. Space is limited so reservations are recommended. Details: 843-682-3474

REMEMBER BLUFFTON BURNINGThe Heyward House sponsors a day of events on June 4 to remember the burning of Bluffton in 1863 by Union troops during the Civil War. Complimentary storytelling, tours and iced tea at the Heyward House museum will be offered from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. From 6-9 p.m. at the Colcock-Teel historic house, enjoy dinner, live music and dancing. Park at the Bluffton Oyster Co. Tickets: $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Dress is casual; some members of the Bluffton Historical Society will be in period dress. Details 843-757-6293 or

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