WAHHI Celebrates the Arts at “Shop Local and Dine” Event

by | Nov 17, 2020 | News & Notes

The Women’s Association of Hilton Head Island will celebrate the arts at a unique luncheon experience as they Shop Local and Dine About at Shelter Cove Towne Centre on Tuesday, December 8 beginning at 10 am. The following stores will make special donations from member sales that day to the WAHHI Charitable Fund: Artware, Coastal Bliss, Coastal Provisions, Palmetto Running Company, Spartina 449, Lux – A Medical Spa, Woody’s Sunglasses, Heritage Fine Jewelry, Nourish and Fab’rik.

The participants will enjoy pop up shops with the Art League of Hilton Head, The Society of Bluffton Artists, and the Palmetto Quilt Guild on the plaza in front of Jane Bistro and enjoy seasonal holiday music from the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra (HHSO) musicians and learn about how the HHSO and The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina are delivering their awesome programs in new and innovative ways!

WAHHI members and guests will also be able to observe two local artists from the Art League of Hilton Head and Society of Bluffton Artists creating *live paintings* outside and watch their artistic process! Their completed works will be available via silent auction during the event for participants to bid on which will benefit the WAHHI Charitable Fund’s grants and 60th Anniversary Gift.

The luncheon will begin at 11:30 am with In-Person or To-Go dining at the following restaurants: Poseidon, Wayback Burgers, World of Beer, Tio’s, Jane Bistro and Kilwins’.

All attending the event are asked to bring a wrapped children’s toy labeled with the gender (Boy or Girl) and the age (6 months to 8 years old) for our Difference Makers annual holiday toy drive benefitting The Children’s Center and Bluffton Self Help.

All women in the community are welcome to join WAHHI members shopping on this day to support our local retailers and WAHHI’s community philanthropy! Members, and their guests, may register for their luncheon restaurant and menu choice by November 30th. The event will take place rain or shine.