July 2007



Get Away from it All - At the Main Street Spa

Which statements apply to your current state of mind? I’m considering sending my children to reform school. I’m considering enrolling in the Bobbitt School of Basic Knife Skills. I’m considering leaping from the top floor of my office building (or at least shoving my desk out the window). If…
Author:Linda Hopkins



Latitude Adjustment: The Captivating Blue Danube

“What we are is where we’ve been,” sings Barbara Streisand. Certain experiences ignite our souls and nestle permanently in our hearts to become “what we are.” Such was my musical waltz down the fabulous blue (not really) Danube on Intrav’s newly built 142 passenger, Amadeus…
Author:NancyLee Honey



He Says, She Says

This Month’s Topic: Shopping He Says: By: Keith Kelson Will Smith’s character in the movie, The Pursuit of Happyness, solves a Rubik’s Cube in a cab while trying to convince a stockbroker to consider him for a position at the broker’s firm. My nephew, Lukas, being an…
Author:Keith Kelson & Jean Wharton



Main Street Village: Where Families serve Families

Main Street U.S.A.—a place where you can stroll down the street, surrounded by family-owned shops; a place where friendly merchants greet you by name; a place where you can pass the day relaxing on a park bench under old-fashioned lampposts, watching your neighbors go by;…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Boathouse II: Where Food Meets the Family for Fun!

Picture this. The captain of a local charter boat comes striding through the dining room and heads straight to the kitchen, carrying a freshly-caught 50-pound cobia. Restaurant guests, whether locals or island visitors, do a double take as tomorrow’s dinner passes by. While this doesn’t…
Author:Paul deVere



Cold Stone Creamery: We all Scream for Ice Cream

Cold Stone Creamery does more than just serve delicious ice cream; it brings out the youthful exuberance of everyone who experiences its unique atmosphere and ice cream creations. Located off Hwy. 278, in the The Fresh Market Shops, Cold Stone Creamery is the perfect place…
Author:Jimmy Leppert



It Could Be Worse: Journey through Hell

Sure the ocean is beautiful and makes all life possible on the planet. But she is also huge, merciless and unpredictable. Full of wild creatures, endless expanses and hull-shattering storms, the sea is the last place one would want to be alone, floating on a…
Author:Craig Hysell



Lost in the Media: Fast Track to Stardom

With a summer tour that aims to conquer the Southeast and a June audition for Broadcast Music Industries (BMI) in Nashville, the future for four talented Hilton Head Island 16-year-olds could not be brighter. Lead vocalist, Chas Perry, guitarist, Alex Tye, drummer Bailey Wilson, and…
Author:Lindsey Hawkins



If the Tigers Win...

High Stakes in Dixie Youth Baseball It’s the night before the Hilton Head Dixie Youth Baseball minor league championship—that would be nine and 10-year-olds. The American Paint Tigers (12-3) and the Pinnacle Mortgage Phillies (12-2-1) are going to battle it out at Crossings Park. There is…
Author:Paul deVere



Oliver! At the Main Street Theatre

You’ve read the book. Perhaps you’ve seen the movie version. But you don’t know OLIVER! if you haven’t seen it on stage. Even if you have, you will want to see it again at the Main Street Youth Theatre this summer. The production is the musical…
Author:Linda Hopkins



Fourth of July: The Pursuit of Happiness

In 1777, the Virginian Gazette described the first organized celebration of the Fourth of July with a great display of star spangled sentiments: “Yesterday the Fourth of July, being the anniversary of the Independence of the United States of America, was celebrated in this city with…
Author:Becca Dupps Edwards



A Chorus Line

In the Director’s Chair with Casey Colgan and A Chorus Line It is the first days of rehearsal. In a little over three weeks, the cast of 19 will be performing the play that became the longest running show in the history of Broadway. Though some…
Author:Paul deVere



Make Yourself at Home at the Linda Hartough Gallery

If you are envisioning a museum atmosphere, complete with stuffed shirts and society snobs milling about, oohing and ahhing over walls of pretentious paintings, you might be disappointed. But if you’re looking for world-class art, exquisite furniture and beautiful accessories for your home, attractively displayed…
Author:Linda Hopkins



Calibogue Cafe & Trading Company

For islanders seeking a break from cooking or visitors vacationing from everything, the café offers breakfast, lunch, afternoon sandwiches and a ravishing dinner. “Our pastries are baked fresh every morning, and customers love the variety of coffee beans for grinding,” noted Ryan.

Author:Nancy Lee Honey



Summer Happenings at Shelter Cove Harbour

Hilton Head Island is known for its pristine beaches, lush golf courses and plentiful tennis courts. But ask a dedicated tourist where to go to sample the island’s best offerings, and Shelter Cove Harbour and Marina often tops the list. With renowned Lowcountry artist Wayne Edward’s…
Author:Penny Star



A Splash of Family Fun

Palmetto Bay Watersports can put you on the Water Imagine your family frolicking among the dolphins in the cool waves of Broad Creek or soaking up the sun as you cruise Calibogue Sound. When it’s time to play, there’s no better place than on our local…
Author:Teresa Fitzgibbons



Editor's Note - July

Generally we try to stay away from “themed” issues here at Celebrate Hilton Head. I could tell you it is because there are so many different topics to “celebrate” every month, and we prefer to comment on all of them. Or I could say our…
Author:Maggie Washo



Something For Everyone at Adventure Cove

Entertaining the whole family can be an enterprise. Your four-year-old son wants to do one thing, your ten-year-old daughter another, and your forty-year-old man-child husband yet another. Finding the muse to your family’s amusement can be difficult for even the most easygoing families. Yet a party…
Author:Becca Dupps Edwards



Wine Talk - Summer Sipping Wines

July. It’s a hot one in the Lowcountry. In the evening, after work and on the weekends, the humidity lingers and the air stays hot. When you’re ready to escape the heat and cool down—on the screened-in porch, out on your boat or wherever you…
Author:Krissy Cantelupe



Surf's Up! Sometimes, Sort Of...

The beautiful spit of rock known as Hilton Head Island is dubbed many things by many people. Golfers might consider it a paradise; tourists might call the Island’s beaches or tennis courts home for a week; and locals might whisper of The Rock as the…
Author:Craig Hysell




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