Feed your body and your brain at this Hilton Head festival Saturday

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By Lisa Wilson
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The second annual VegFest, set for Saturday on Hilton Head Island, aims to educate attendees about a vegan lifestyle and diet, according to a news release from Palmetto Plant Eaters.

The festival runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Hundreds of people are expected to participate from around the Lowcountry, and the first 300 attendees will receive a free swag bag, according to the festival’s schedule.

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Latin music, culture and food celebrated on Sunday at Latin Music Festival

The Island Packet
By Jay Karr
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The 2017 edition of the Latin Music Festival, a fiesta marking Latino Heritage Month with music, dance and food, was held Sunday at Hilton Head Island’s Shelter Cove Community Park.

Headlining the festival was La Sonora Dinamita, a Colombian musical group that plays cumbia, a South and Latin American music genre popular throughout that region.

The festival also featured Latino musicians from around the area, including the La Isla House Band. In addition, there were folkloric dance groups.

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Looking for some fun on Hilton Head this weekend? Check out the Latin Music Festival

The Island Packet
By Lisa Wilson
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The Latin Music Festival will be held Sunday at Shelter Cove Community Park on Hilton Head Island, organizers announced in a news release.

The festival, now in its sixth year, will run from noon to 9 p.m. It is a celebration marking Latino Heritage Month through music, dance and food.

This year’s music headliner is La Sonora Dinamita, a Colombian musical group that plays cumbia, a South and Latin American music genre popular throughout that region. The news release says La Sonora Dinamita is one of the first cumbia groups to achieve international success and helped popularize the genre around the world.

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Burgers, Bacon & Barbecue festival a meat-eaters delight

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By Jay Karr
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Saturday was the best of times for carnivores of all stripes at Shelter Cove Community Park as the Burgers, Bacon & Barbecue festival made its inaugural appearance on the Hilton Head Island event schedule on a sultry early fall day.

The event combined the best of two prior festivals: Burgers & Brew, and Beer, Bacon and Music — to make an even bigger festival.

It featured a number of the Lowcountry’s top chefs and restaurants serving up their best dishes, including a number of bacon-themed dishes and even a bacon dessert item, the peanut butter and banana with bacon cupcake offered by Eva Monzon at her Toves booth.

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Lowcountry parents: Not sure where to take the kids trick-or-treating? We’ve got you covered.

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By Ashley Jean Reese
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Trying to decide where to take your kid trick-or-treating this Halloween? Here’s a list of area events.

Trunk-O-Ween at Shelter Cove Towne Centre (Hilton Head)

Where: Shelter Cove Towne Centre

When: Tuesday, Oct. 31 from 5-7 p.m.

Towne Centre Drive will be lined with classic cars from the Hilton Head Island Motoring Festival’s Car Club Showcase. The cars will be decorated and filled with candy. Shops at the centre will also be participating in the trick-or-treating.

The event will also feature Cappy the Clown, glitter tattoos and a bounce house.

Trunk-O-Ween is free and open to all ages. Visit sheltercovetownecentre.com for more information.

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All aboard the Boo's Cruise! 11 awesome events in Hilton Head, Bluffton this October

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By Graham Cawthon
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Attention Halloween fans, car lovers and anyone with an appetite: You’re gonna love October in the Lowcountry this year!

No matter your tastes, Hilton Head and Bluffton have something for everyone this fall. And here’s everything you need to know to make the most out of the season.

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Who’s speaking at TEDxHilton Head? We’ve got the full list. But get your tickets now.

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By Graham Cawthon
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‘Resilience’ will be the word of the day when TEDx comes to Hilton Head in October. And, just 12 months after Hurricane Matthew battered Beaufort County, the event will aim to celebrate all types of resilience found in the community and those who call the Lowcountry home.

Tickets are on sale now but seating is limited to 100 people. The $79 cost of a ticket includes breakfast, lunch and attendance to all the TEDx presentations throughout the day.

Scheduled speakers include:

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La Isla Magazine gears up for the 2017 Latin Music Festival

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By Kim Gusby
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HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. (WSAV) – La Isla Magazine on Hilton Head has proven to be an important resource for many in our community.

Today the magazine’s editor, Eric Esquivel, sat down to talk with us about the start of the magazine, an exciting upcoming event, and much more.

La Isla Magazine is partnering with the Lowcountry Immigration Coalition for the 2017 Latin Music Festival.

The 6th annual event will be held on October 15 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Shelter Cove Community Park.

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Fill up on chili during annual Chili Cookoff on Hilton Head

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By Sandra Ross
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The Kiwanis Clubs of Hilton Head Island will host the 33rd annual Chili Cookoff from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sept. 30 at Shelter Cove Community Park.

The event will be held rain or shine and will feature all-you-can-eat chili.

This year’s event will focus on local chili cooks in the professional and amateur categories with separate awards for each. In addition, Cranford Hollow will perform, and there will be a Kid’s Zone with children’s games and activities, including face painting.

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The much meatier new time and date for the Italian Heritage Festival

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By Caitlin Turner
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`The Hilton Head Island Italian Heritage Festival has been postponed and re-scheduled for November.

According to a festival news release, the new date for the Italian-American Club of Hilton Head Island’s festival will be Nov. 18, and it will move from the Coastal Discovery Museum at Honey Horn to Shelter Cove Community Park.

The new date means the festival now combines with the club’s “Meatball Madness” event, an attempt to set a Guinness World Record for largest meatball.

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‘I am just so grateful.’ At Hilton Head’s Shelter Cove, it’s bye bye Irma, hello business!

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By Maggie Angst
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Hours after the evacuation order for Hilton Head Island was lifted, business owners in Shelter Cove Towne Center were already taking down storm shutters and working to get their stores and restaurants up and running.

As of 1 p.m. Tuesday, Wayback Burger was already open and serving customers.

Managers at Poseidon, a restaurant that is a part of the SERG restaurant group, said that by Wednesday the restaurant would be open with regular hours and operations.

Other SERG group restaurants, including the Shrimp Shack attached to Marley’s, Frankie Bones and the Black Marlin Hurricane Bar, were all opening at 4 p.m. Tuesday.

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Check it out, Hilton Head Island. You’re getting your very own TEDx this fall

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By Liz Farrell
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I just got exciting news: TEDx is coming to Hilton Head Island this fall, and the theme of the presentations will be “resilience,” a fitting topic for an island that has spent the past year cleaning up after a hurricane.

The last local TEDx was held last spring in Savannah and featured Hilton Head Island town manager Steve Riley among its speakers. In case you missed it, here is the talk he gave:

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Love Spartina? You’ll love this news about a new store in Beaufort County even more

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By Teresa Moss
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Spartina 449 is planning the opening of its first Hilton Head Island store later this month, company officials said Tuesday.

Jessica Maples, Spartina marketing and communications manager, said the store could open the last week in August at its Shelter Cove Towne Centre location.

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These Shelter Cove Towne Centre luxury apartments to begin leasing next month

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By Alex Kincaid
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A new luxury apartment complex at Shelter Cove Towne Centre will begin leasing its 240 units in late August, with the first residents expected to arrive in November, a marketing representative said Wednesday.

A release said Southeastern Development has announced the name of the “luxury residences”: WaterWalk.

“Offering sweeping waterfront views, maintenance-free living, resort-style amenities and a luxury lifestyle, WaterWalk will be like nothing else available on Hilton Head Island,” the release said.

Pricing information has not yet been released, said Susan DeLano of World Design Marketing when contacted Wednesday.

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