May 19-21

Beaufort Children’s Theatre presents “Disney’s Little Mermaid Jr.,” 7 p.m. and 3 p.m. at USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort.

May 20 

“The Torching,” by local author Kerry Peresta, book signing, 11 a.m.-3 pm., Barnes & Noble, 20 Hatton Place, Hilton Head Island.

Through May 26

Art by Susan Patton, at Island Rec Center gallery, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. Current works on display, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

May 26-28 

The Original Gullah Festival at Henry C. Chambers Waterfront Park and other venues in Beaufort. Includes storytellers, singers, dance, drumlines and bands, workshops, food and vendors.

Through May 28 

Sondheim’s “Company,” Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, tickets 843-842-2787 or

Through May 28 

“May River Magic,” art by John Kenney, featured at Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), 6 Church St., Old Town Bluffton. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. or 843-757-6586

May 28 

“America Sings!,” annual patriotic concert, by Hilton Head choral Society, 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway. Features Savannah Brass Quartet and special guest speaker Gen. Lloyd W. “Fig” Newton, USAF (ret.) Tickets at or 843-341-3818.

Through June 17 

“2023 Biennale” at Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. National juried art exhibit. Opening reception with awards, 5-7 p.m. May 19. Critic’s Coffee, 10 a.m.-noon May 20, $10. RSVP Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances. 

June 5-July 2

“Colors of the World,” photography exhibit by Savannah Kemper, featured at Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), 6 Church St., Bluffton. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. June 7 at the gallery. Free and open to the public. or 843-757-6586

June 10 

Rod MacDonald at Music on Malphrus, 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation. Familiar in NYC’s Greenwich Village in the 1980s, and touring artist since 1983. Doors open at 6:15 p.m., performance at 7 p.m. General admission $25 at the door. or 843-837-3330

June 19-30

Broadway Bound Summer Camp, with Beaufort Children’s Theatre, at USCB Center for the Arts, 801 Carteret St., Beaufort. For ages 7-11, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. All aspects of musical theatre, building self-confidence, learning acting skills. Deadline to register is June 1.

June 22-25

“Boeing Boeing,” by Sun City Community Theatre at Magnolia Hall. Performances at 7 p.m. June 22-24, and 2:30 p.m. June 25. Tickets $26 general, $23 for SCCT members. Box office, 843-645-2700 or

Through July 9 

“Binya: Faces ob de Gullah Geechee,” at Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. Features more than 50 portraits and related objects from the 1920s, telling stories of individuals across the Gullah Geechee corridor. Open during operating hours, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. 843-689-6767 or