CraftHiltonHead2020, 7th National Juried Fine Art Craft Exhibition, presented by Art League of Hilton Head, showcasing 2-D and 3-D fine art by 82 artists from 23 states. Virtual awards reception 5-6 p.m. Oct. 7 on Facebook Live at the Art League page. Gallery hours for in-person viewing, 10- a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. artleaguehhi.org or 843-681-5060.
Oct. 6, 10
Screenings of “Gullah Roots,” documentary of Lowcountry residents’ study tour in Sierra Leone – including Anita Prather Singleton, “Aunt Pearlie Sue,” 30 years after the first “Gullah Homecoming.” Oct. 6 at Hwy. 21 Drive-In in Beaufort; Oct. 10, 1 p.m. virtual global launch at eventbrite.com, search for Gullah Roots. Registration is free.
Children’s Lit, discussion with James Patterson and Kwame Alexander, authors of “Becoming Ali,” interviewed by WSAV-TV journalist Tina Tyus-Shaw. Virtual event, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., in partnership with Bluffton Book Festival and Arts Center of Coastal Carolina. Tickets $35, includes autographed copy of the book. Register at artshhi.com or blufftonbookfestival.com.
Through Oct. 11
Arkhaios Film Festival, featuring cultural heritage documentaries in competition, available this year virtually. Awards will be announced at 5 p.m. Oct. 10. Access films at arkhaiosfilmfestival2020.eventive.org/welcome. Registration is free. For more information, visit arkhaiosfilmfestival.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nationally acclaimed violinist Caroline Smoak, age 17, in virtual concert, 7:30 p.m., presented by Young Artist Performances, a local nonprofit organization. A student at Vanderbilt University, Smoak has studied for four summers with Itzak Perlman and his staff at the Perlman Music Program. View online at youtu.be/JQAnPH264K0. The event is free and open to the public. The concert was previously recorded. For more information, email YoungArtistPer@gmail.com.
Virtual Lantern Making Workshop, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Family fun on Zoom, with instructor Alana Adams. Craft your own 3-D paper lantern to display for the Lantern Parade-in-Place (see Nov. 5-7 listing). $35 registration fee includes supply kit, including globe lantern, battery light source and bamboo stake. Additional kits available for $25 each. Register at artshhi.org/workshops.
Culinary Concert, featuring Grammy award-winning Ranky Tanky of Charleston, livestreamed from Haig Point on Daufuskie Island. Features at-home cooking with Daufuskie native and cookbook author Chef Sallie Ann Robinson. Tickets for the virtual event are $150 for three-course dinner for two, and includes box of two pre-made courses, plus ingredients for main course to cook while watching. Register at culinaryconcert.org.
Oct. 29-Nov. 1
“Mitchelville,” an online reading of a work-in-progress by Aurin Squire, sponsored by Lean Ensemble Theater. First reading of the script; full production expected during the LET’s 2021-22 season. For more information and tickets, visit leanensemble.org or call 843-715-6676.
Second annual Lantern Parade (in-place this year). Community invited to create lanterns and display in front yard or driveway. Official Lantern Parade “Krewe” will parade large character lanterns through neighborhoods with greatest registered participants. Details at culturehhi.org.