The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 12 PM
(through 2/14) 1 PM (after 2/15) $85 adult, $65 child
(Under 12 with adult)

 

Museum Hours – 11 AM – 3 PM

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Savannah Port Tour

Meets at Westin Savannah Harbor Resort and Spa Dock,  10 AM January – April, 9 AM May – October
$55 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina, 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Discovery Lab Open House

Meets at the Museum – 2-4 PM – March – November
$2 per person

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM – Mondays (October – April)
$7 per person

Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Hilton Head Farmers Market

At the Coastal Discovery Museum
9 AM – 1 PM

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports
10 AM, $32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult)

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton – 10:30 AM
$35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Beach Discovery

Fish Haul Beach Park – 2 PM September –  May, 10 AM June – August
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Island Story

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (September through May)   $7 per person

 
Museum Hours: 9 AM – 4:30 PM

Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Birding at Pinckney Island 

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
7:30 AM (except Jan. and July)  $12 adult (12 and older only)

Forts of Port Royal

Meets at Port Royal Golf Clubhouse – 10 AM
$12 adult, $7 child (ages 7-12)

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports – 10 AM
$32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12 with adult)

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM $10 per adult, $5 per child

The Outback

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina
1 PM – 5:30 PM
$85 adult, $65 child (Under 12 with adult)

Discovery Lecture Series

Meets at the Museum – 2 PM (Beginning 9/25)
$10 adult, $5 child

Reptiles and Amphibians

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM (March -May), 1 PM (June – August)
$10 adult, $5 child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Blue Crab Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 9:30 AM (April – November) – $15 adult, $10 child

Kayaking

Meets at Jarvis Creek Water Sports
10 AM, $32 adult, $28 child (ages 5-12
with adult)

May River Maritime Cruise

Meets at Calhoun Street Dock – Bluffton
10:30 AM, $35 adult, $25 child (ages 4-12
with adult)

Explore Honey Horn

Meets at the Museum – 11 AM
$10 per adult, $5 for children (ages 4-12)

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Exploring Pinckney Island

Meets at Pinckney Island Wildlife Refuge
2 PM September through May – 10 AM June – August, $12 adult, $7 child (ages 4-12)

Civil War Era

Meets at the Museum – 3 PM
$7 per person

Discovery Night at the Museum

Meets at the Museum – 5 PM (times may vary)
Prices vary depending upon the class.

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Uncovering the Roots of Reconstruction

Meets at the Mitchelville Freedom Park- 9:30 AM – 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month (Sept. – May) – Please check calendar for dates.
$15 per adult, $10 per child

Salt Marsh Discovery

Meets at the Museum – 10 AM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Daufuskie Island Artisans and History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM
$85 per person

Marsh Tacky Horse Tour

Meets at the Museum
2 PM (Sept. – May)
$10 per adult, $5 per child

Museum Hours – 9 AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Sweetgrass Basket Class

Meets at the Museum –   2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/4/, and 5/16  (& 5PM on 11/21)
10:30 AM
$65 per person

Dolphin Eco Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1:30 PM
$45 adult, $35 child (under 12
with adult)

Daufuskie Island Artisans and   History Tour

Meets at Shelter Cove Marina – 1 PM
$85 per person

Museum Hours – 9AM – 4:30 PM

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Many of our programs, tours, and activities book to full capacity. Please call or continue to the event calendar to make your reservations now.

Please note that the Coastal Discovery Museum’s Discovery House is closed on Saturday, February 29th. The Hilton Head Seafood Festival will be held from 11 AM – 4 PM. The Museum will also be closed on Sunday 4/12, Saturday, 4/18, & Sunday 4/19.

Hilton Head Farmer’s Market

Tuesdays at Coastal Discovery Museum – 9 AM – 1 PM

Visit the Hilton Head Farmers Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum every Tuesday from 9:00am-1:00pm. Take home fresh local produce, pasture raised chicken, free range rabbit, pork, seafood, salsa, fresh sausage, cookies, breads, she crab soup, and more.  Have your knives sharpened while shopping. Free Parking.  Shop local, meet new friends, strengthen our community, and rebuild our local food economy!  Farmer Vendor application here. Food Vendor application here. Follow the Market’s activities on its Facebook page here.

Kid’s Story Time

March, April, and May: Tuesdays 10:30-11:00.  June, July, and August : Mondays 10:30 – 11:30.

Look, listen, and learn! Kids will love hearing local stories and learning about lowcountry wildlife and history. Stories are geared towards preschool and lower elementary aged children, but the whole family will enjoy! Children must be accompanied by an adult.

No fee and no registration. Sponsored by TD Bank..

Discovery Night at the Museum

Thursday evenings

These hands on, after hours classes vary seasonally. Come learn about local art, culture, and environment – from the experts – AND take home something that you helped create. Classes scheduled include: Indigo Tie Dye, Sweetgrass Basket Making, Shibori Workshop, Telling Stories with Pictures, Horseshoe Crab Discovery, Cast Net Throwing, Paint Parties, Birding, and more! Check our event calendar or click here to find a list of upcoming programs!

Annual Native Plant Sale

Saturday, March 21st – 10 AM – 1 PM

The Coastal Discovery Museum will have a variety of native plants to cover diverse landscaping needs, from vines to blooming bushes to butterfly friendly landscaping. Native plants are adapted to the local environment and require little or no care at all. Native plants are also used by local wildlife and are great to attract local pollinators. Join us for this unique event, the sale will accept cash and checks only.

Lowcountry Fair with Historical Flair

Saturday, March 28th – 11 AM – 5PM

The 3rd Annual Lowcountry Fair with Historical Flair commemorates the diverse and rich heritage of the South Carolina Lowcountry. The Fairis open from 11am to 5pm and will feature artisans and craftspeople, food vendors, music, equestrian events, living history presentations weapons demonstrations, educational booths representing heritage organizations from the Lowcountry, and a large variety of activities. Click here for more details! Visit our Festival and Event page to see a list of re-enactors.  Buy Your Tickets Now

Hilton Head Island Music Festival

Friday, April 10th and Saturday, April 11th

The two day “Hilton Head Island Music Festival“ will feature electrifying live performances from a variety of local and national acts.  Friday, April 10th kicks off with the “New Music Showcase”  Saturday, April 11th is “Rock, Reggae & Blues” Headlining the Festival on Saturday “DECARLO”….featuring Tommy DeCarlo, lead vocalist of the legendary band BOSTON since 2007. DECARLO will be performing the BOSTON classics, new music and more

A very limited number of Pre-Sale 2-Day Festival Passes on sale now for just $43.50 get yours today at  http://hhimusicfest.com

The Art Market at Historic Honey Horn

Saturday, April 25th and Sunday, April 26th

The Jury for the 2020 Art Market was completed in January. Look for a list of participating artists soon! We expect to have 90 artists join us again this year for our outdoor, juried, fine art and craft festival. Stroll through artists’ booth under historic live oaks to find that perfect piece of original art to take home. Visit our Facebook Event Page to find more information. For more information, please email artmarket@coastaldiscovery.org.

Food and beverage will be available for purchase from local favorite Melly Mel’s. Also featured at this year’s event is the annual Herb Society of Hilton Head Sale with herb plants, French Market Soup Mix, curry, jellies, dill horseradish mix and many new products. The Herb Sale is Saturday only from 10 am until sold out!

Rain or shine, the outdoor show is open to the public on Saturday from 10 AM-5 PM and Sunday from 11 AM-4 PM. Admission into the Market is $3 per person.

70 Honey Horn Drive – Hilton Head Island, SC 843-689-6767

Hours: Monday – Saturday 9 – 4:30 and Sunday 11-3

Free Admission

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