October events – Hilton Head/Bluffton

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First and Third Tuesdays: Mommy & Me movie, Sea Turtle Cinemas, Buckwalter Parkway, Bluffton. $6 for adults, $3 for children; babies up to 12 mths are free. This month’s movie: “The Game Plan” (843) 706-2888

Tuesdays: Baby Sign Language Class for parents and children ages 8-24 months at St. Andrew By-The-Sea United Methodist Church, Hilton Head Is., 9:30 am through Oct. 16. Presented by The Sandbox, an interactive children’s museum. Pre-registration required. 20 Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645

Wednesdays: Mommy & Me classes for ages 2-4 and their caregivers, The Sandbox, an interactive children’s museum, 10:30-11:30 am. Free with paid admission. Pre-registration required. 18A Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645

Thursdays: Art of Magic Class, for ages 9-14 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 4-5:30 pm (843) 686-3945 ext 222.

Thursdays: Reading Rainbow Loft at The Sandbox, an interactive children’s museum, 10:30-11:15 am. Free with paid admission. 18A Pope Ave. Hilton Head Is. (843) 842-7645

Friday & Saturdays, Hilton Head Prep’s Haunted House at The Mall at Shelter Cove, Fri. 7-9:30 pm; Sat. 7-9 pm; Oct 31, 6:30-10:30 pm (843) 686-3090

Fridays: Free car seat safety checks at the Town of Hilton Head Island Fire & Rescue headquarters, 1-3 pm. Call for an appt. 40 Summit Dr. (843) 682-5145.

Saturdays: Do-Drop-In Story Time for all ages at the Hilton Head Public Library, 10 am. Pre-registration encouraged. 11 Beach City Rd. (843) 342-9200 beaufortcountylibrary.org

Oct 1-31: “Home, Sweet Home” a monument sculpture created by artist Patrick Dougherty on display at The Village Green in Palmetto Bluff. Free and open to the public. (843) 681-5381

Oct. 1-14: The Main Street Youth Theatre presents Disney’s “High School Musical” 7 pm Thurs-Sat, 2 pm Sun. 3000 Main St. (843) 689-6246

Oct. 1 Kick-off of daily hayrides, hay-maze, pumpkin patch, haystack-jumping, petting farm at Lowcountry Produce, a farm just outside Beaufort, 1919 Trask Pky in Lobeco. Hayride costs $2 per child. Open seven days a week. (843) 846-9438.

Oct. 5: First Friday Family Night at The Sandbox, an interactive children’s museum, 5:30-7:30 pm. 18A Pope Ave. (843) 842-7645

Oct. 6 symphony_kids_join3.gifSymphony Kids Saturday: Meet the Woodwinds” with the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra at Sea Turtle Cinemas in Bluffton, 9:30 am and the Main Street Theater on HHI, 11:30 am (843) 842-2055

Oct. 7 Hilton Head Island Heritage Festival, benefit for the Heritage Library Foundation. Family entertainment with re-enactments, craft demonstrations of lost arts like blacksmithing; music and food; $7; free for 12 and younger. Parking $3 at Honeyhorn Plantation.

Oct. 13, Clay Pumpkin Luminary class for ages 5-12 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 10 am-noon. Pre-registration required. 14 Shelter Cove Ln. (843) 686-3945 ext. 222

Oct. 13: Annual Oyster Roast at The Salty Dog Café in South Beach Marina Village, HHI, 4-9 pm (843) 671-2233

Oct. 13, Chalk on the Walk, Beaufort Town Center. . 10 am-8 pm Art, street performers, blues tunes and a craft market. Last chance to see Beaufort’s 31 mermaids in one place.

Oct 16, Teen program “Read It and Eat” at the Hilton Head Public Library, 5-6:30 pm. Dinner and book discussion. (843) 342-9200 or nbuchheit@bcgov.net.

Oct. 19-20: Annual Community Festival hosted by the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 5:30-9:30 pm. A haunted trail and more. (843) 689-6767

Oct. 20: Scary Scarf Marionette class with Yostie the Puppeteer for ages 6-12 at the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 1-2:30 pm Pre-registration required. (843) 686-3945 ext 222

Oct. 20: Fall Festival at the Salty Dog Café in the South Beach Marina Village, HHI. 12-4 pm (843) 671-2233

Oct. 21, Port Royal Oktoberfest: noon-5 pm. Classic car drive-in, children’s activities and a Halloween costume contest along Paris Avenue.

Oct. 25. 6:45 pm Bedtime Story Program begins at the Hilton Head Public Library. Wear your pajamas, bring your favorite stuffed animal, register to win bookstore gift certificates, take home cool stuff and a bedtime snack. Soothing songs, silly poems and a wonderful evening.

Oct. 26 Halloween fest at the Sandbox Interactive Children’s Museum, 5:30-7:30 pm. Free evening of fun, games and treats. 18A Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. (843) 842-7645

Oct. 26: Salty Dog Pumpkin Patch hosted by the Island Rec. Center at Jarvis Creek Park, HHI, 5-7 pm (843) 681-7273

Oct. 27: Grand Opening of the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn, 9:30 am-4 pm Programs include live alligators from Gatorland and Marsh Tackies. Visit the renovated former hunting lodge featuring interactive exhibits and a kid’s area. (843) 689-6767 ext. 224

Oct. 27: Annual Camp TLC Youth Bereavement Day Camp for ages 6-16 at Sgt. Jasper Park in Hardeeville, 8 am-3 pm. Hosted by Hospice Care of the Lowcountry. Free for local children. Pre-registration required. (843) 342-8919

Oct. 27: Haunted BBQ & Costume Contest, The Salty Dog Café in South Beach Marina Villlage, 4-9 pm (843) 363-2198

Oct. 31: Trick-or-Treat & Halloween Fun at The Mall at Shelter Cove, 5-7 pm for ages 12 and younger. (843) 686-3090

Oct. 31 Trick or Treat at the Hilton Head Island Public Library. 9 am-5 pm with a spooky story time with creepy cookies at 4 pm.

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