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Scene: Happenings Around Town

A Day On the Water

What: Long Cove Yacht Club’s Boys & Girls Club outing

When it took place: June 17

Where: Long Cove Marina

Photographer: Vic Feigenbaum

Highlights: Members of the Long Cove Yacht Club treated the children from the Boys and Girls Club of Hilton Head to a boat outing and lunch on Daufuskie Island. The group departed from the Long Cove Marina on boats owned and captained by Long Cove Yacht Club members for a day of fun on the water. This year’s boat outing was headed up by Debbe Steele, a longtime Long Cove Club resident. A good time was had by all!

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Just Add Water

What: Beaufort Water Festival

When it took place: July 12-21

Where: Beaufort

Photographer: SK Signs & Designs

Highlights: The 64th annual event went off without a hitch, a tribute to the all-volunteer staff. From pre-festival sporting and leisure events to 10 days of national and local recording artists, the festival was enjoyed by thousands of patrons.

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Nature at Play

What: Wildlife images from Diana Jaffe

When it took place: July 6

Where: Hilton Head Island

Photographer: Diana Jaffe

Highlights: Local resident Diana Jaffe shared a few images she captured from a recent boating trip. She captured dolphins playing in Broad Creek and a wood stork just chilling in a secret spot Captain Jim from Island Explorer showed the group. “Always amazing in the Lowcountry,” she said.

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Community Picnic

What: One Island. One Community. One Hilton Head.

When it took place: July 4

Where: Gumtree Road

Photographer: Picture This Photography

Highlights: Wet bounce houses, family fun, musical acts, food and fellowship made for another successful community picnic. The annual event was created by citizens of Hilton Head Island, determined to pull the community together as one. The free picnic was hosted by Central Oak Grove Missionary Baptist Church and Grace Community Church.

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Tennis Anyone?

What: Breakfast at Wimbledon

When it took place: June 29

Where: Belfair’s Formal Garden

Photographer: Karen Robertson

Highlights: Tennis enthusiasts got a taste of Wimbledon at Belfair’s Formal Garden, the site of the only grass courts in the Lowcountry. The 10th annual event included an a la carte breakfast featuring traditional Wimbledon fare and a complimentary tennis exhibition with local pros.

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