Sept. 15

Larsen Musician Spotlight Series launch, “Le Resistance,” 5 p.m. at Lutheran Church of the Ascension. Sunday concerts continue monthly (except December) through Feb. 23. 912-232-6002 or

Sept. 20

“Music for Family and Friends,” concert by Hilton Head Choral Society, kick off for new season, 7 p.m. Holy Family Catholic Church, 24 Pope Ave., Hilton Head Island. Tickets $30-$40 adults; $15-20 children 12 and under. or at the door, if available. 843-341-3818

Oct. 1-27

“Murder on the Orient Express,” Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, audience No. 1 pick for non-musical. Tickets at or 843-842-2787

Oct. 1, 2

“Symphony Under the Stars,” 6 p.m. Oscar Frazier Park, Bluffton. Reserved tables (20 available), $50 per person; general seating, $25 each, bring chairs, blankets. Bring your own food and drinks. No glass, no tent, no rain date. Tickets or 843-843-2055

Oct. 12, 13

Iris Shepherd, violinist, Young Artist Performances house concert, with pianist Chee-Hang See, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12; 4 p.m. Oct. 13 at Gimbel residence, Hilton Head Island. Tickets $25 each ($60 for season of three concerts) at


Through Sept. 21

“Island Treasures: Original Paintings by Addison Palmer,” Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 4. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, and 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances. 843-681-5060 or

Sept. 12-30

“Beautiful Galapagos,” photography exhibit by Elizabeth Angelone, The Great Frame Up, 22 Plantation Park Drive, Suite 108, Bluffton. Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Sept. 12. 843-815-4661 or

Sept. 17-18

“T is for Texture,” pastel workshop by Eve Miller, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Art League Academy, 106 Cordillo Parkway, Hilton Head Island. $207 members, $230 non-members. Register at or 843-842-5738.

Sept. 23-Dec. 2

“Inspired Threads,” exhibit by Art Quilters of the Lowcountry at Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Opening reception, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 3. Demos on Fridays in October, 12:30-2 p.m. or 843-689-6767

Sept. 27

Got Art? fundraiser, Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. 5 p.m. preview reception, event at 6 p.m. Tickets $100 for two people, one $200 piece of art guaranteed. Preview Sept. 24-26 during gallery hours, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Purchase tickets at, 843-681-5060 or at gallery.

Through Sept. 30

Exhibit of works by Photography Club of Beaufort at Beaufort Digital Corridor BASEcamp gallery, 500 Carteret St. 843-470-3506 or

Oct. 4-5

Autumn Fine Art Show, by Artists of Palmetto Bluff, at Boundary Gallery at Cole’s in Moreland Village, Palmetto Bluff. Paintings, photography, clay, jewelry. Preview reception 4-8 p.m. Oct. 4, exhibit 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 5. Lunch available., 708-362-0351 or

Through Oct. 6

“Impressions of France: A Collection of Colorful Oils of the Lowcountry and Italy,” exhibit by Kim France, Society of Bluffton Artists, 6 Church St. Opening reception 3-5 p.m. Sept. 6.

Oct. 11-12

25th anniversary celebration, Endangered Arts Fine Arts Gallery, 841 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, 6-9 p.m. includes live painting by five exhibiting artists. 843-785-5075 or


Sept. 6-8

Pat Conroy Literary Center’s Writers Retreat Weekend, at Anchorage 1770 Inn, Beaufort. Registration now open, 877-951-1770.

Sept. 13

Deadline for artist entry, The Bra Project, breast cancer awareness art auction, Pinnacle Plastic Surgery. Projects due Oct. 1, auction to be held Oct. 24. Proceeds benefit Dragon Boat Beaufort. 843-815-6699, ext. 1009 or

Oct. 10-Nov. 15

Crescendo, Celebrating Arts, Culture and History, sponsored by Arts & Cultural Council of Hilton Head to mark National Arts and Humanities Month. Opening night event, 5-7 p.m. Oct. 10 at Shelter Cove Community Park, with exhibitions, performances, refreshments. Monthlong events of readings, tours, performances, hands-on creative activities, lectures, classes, etc. Schedule at