The weekend is finally here! If you're looking for fun, entertaining and educational things to do, you've come to the right place. Our weekend guide is packed with a variety of our favorite events that we want to share with you! Have a great weekend!

1. SoBA Presents Art of the Martini Fundraiser

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   Oscar Frazier Community Center
                     11 Recreation Court, SC  29926

The Society of Bluffton Artists (SoBA) non-profit art organization will present its first big fundraiser of 2019 with Art of the Martini. Have a fun-filled evening which includes live entertainment, two complimentary martinis for each person (from which there will be six variety to choose), hors d’oeuvres from The Cottage and unique offerings for a silent auction. Each guest will take home a complimentary, hand-painted martini glass to remember the evening. Ticket purchases will help support SoBA’s outreach art programs, art workshops and operating expenses that support the community.

2. Learn the Ropes: An Intro to the Yoga Therapy Rope Wall

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   The Art of Massage and Yoga Therapy
                     14 New Orleans Rd, Ste 2, Hilton Head Island, SC 29928

Level up your Yoga routine! Learn some of the basics of how to safely and properly utilize the rope wall to deepen your yoga poses by opening and creating space in the body using therapeutic techniques. Gravity creates a form of resistance that is naturally designed to open the spine in every direction without compression.

3. The Gullah Market: An Arts, Crafts, and Food Expo

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   Historic Honey Horn Plantation
                     70 Honey Horn Dr, Hilton Head, SC  29926

Have fun and learn at this all-access experience to Gullah culture! The annual Gullah Market offers cultural demonstrations, authentic Gullah and African crafts and food for sale, as well as an offering of traditional storytelling, music entertainment and the Celebration of African American Authors. An event to be shared with family and friends or for you to make new friends! Featured performances by the Gullah Geechee Ring Shouters, Wona Womalan West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, Gullah Ooman Louise Cohen and more!

4. Mardi Gras Gala

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island
                     130 Shipyard Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC  29928

Join this unique themed gala benefiting NAMI Lowcountry! Spend a  night to remember as the Sonesta Resort is transformed into an authentic Mardi Gras themed venue filled with incredible silent and live auction items, a New Orleans style menu, and a party hosted by Crush Entertainment. Have fun even as you know that your attendance can fuel the free programs needed to ensure the growing mental health awareness in the community.

5. For the Love of Art & Music

When:   February 17, 2019
Where:   The Jazz Corner
                     1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC  29928

Support the Art League of Hilton Head and enjoy an afternoon of art and music in this intimate brunch fundraiser! Featuring a gourmet quiche with champagne brunch with Lavon & Louise, The Lavon Stevens and Louise Spencer Trio. The meal, prepared by Chef Wade, will be accompanied with FREE bottomless mimosas and a full cash bar! As a special treat, one lucky person will take home Sound Artistry by local artist Kristin Griffis.

6. Hilton Head Bridal Show

When:   February 17, 2019
Where:   Belfair Club Bluffton
                     200 Belfair Oaks Blvd, Bluffton SC  29910

Planning on getting hitched soon, or you just want to get into that wedding vibe? Then this is the place to be! The Hilton Head Bridal Show is the premier event of the year for brides, grooms, families, and wedding parties to see all the best that Hilton Head has to offer in terms of the perfect vendors for their wedding. Get a free Mimosa with advance tickets, and have fun scouring the event for great deals and more!

7. Eating Sanity Retreat

When:   February 17, 2019
Where:   Hilton Head Health
                     100 Jarvis Creek Rd Hilton Head Island, SC  29926

Ever been in a situation when you just want to take a break from it all and start anew? This may be the event for you! Join this retreat at Hilton Head Health for an empowering week of new inspiration, new motivation and a healthy reboot! Dive deeper into mindfulness, the science of how food affects the brain, tips for upping your spiritual nourishment, daily meditations, and much more. You will also enjoy Hilton Head Health's gourmet healthy food, over 75 fitness classes, amazing wellness lectures, cooking demonstrations, access to their luxurious spa and more! 2019 is your year!

8. Crafternoon DIY

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   AR Workshop
                     1000 William Hilton Parkway, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

Enjoy a special discount if you drop by this weekend! Enjoy this AR Workshop and exercise your creative juices while saving up! Make a Lazy Susan, Plank Wood Sign, Youth 12×16 Wood Sign, Wood Photo Frame, NEW Pedestal Trays, or one of their Canvas projects. Customize your project with your choice of (non-toxic!) stain and designer paint colors. Each time you attend a workshop, you will receive a stamp on your VIP card and be closer to earning a free workshop!

9. Ain't Nobody's Bizness

When:   February 17, 2019
Where:   USCB Center for the Arts
                     Carteret Street, Beaufort, SC  29926

Catch Marlena Smalls, Velma Polk, Elaine Lake and more great musicians as they give you musics from the 50s, 60s and 70s all for the Ain't Nobody's Bizness.  If you are a fan of the oldies but goodies, come and take a trip down memory lane! You will definitely have a good time here.

10. Captain Woody's Second Annual Bourbon Bash

When:   February 16, 2019
Where:   Captain Woody's Bar & Grill
                     6 Target Road, Hilton Head Island, SC  29928

Have a taste of some good old Kentucky bourbon in this one-of-a-kind celebration! Featuring spirits like Michter's Small Batch Bourbon, Widow Jane 10 year and Old Forester 1870, 1897 and 1910, enjoy these incredible bourbons paired with an amazing menu as you sway to great music from local artist Chris Jones.