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SEPT. 1

THE ISLAND’S STORY: Learn from a Coastal Discovery Museum docent about our earliest residents, the plantation era, Gullah culture, and our modern development. Suitable for ages 7 and older. Cost is $7. 3 p.m., Coastal Discovery Museum, 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island. 843-689-6767, ext. 223 or coastaldiscovery.org.

AUGUST 2, 16, 30

JAZZ IN THE PARK: Enjoy a fun outdoor concert presented by the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra. Bring your own chairs or blankets. Free. 7:30 p.m., Lowcountry Celebration Park, 94 Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. 843-842- 2055 or hhso.org.

A night out is always augmented by the entertainment of live music. The Lowcountry is packed with spots that liven up the night. Here is a look at some of the top places to enjoy music.

HILTON HEAD ISLAND

Aunt Chilada’s

Aunt Chilada's, located on Hilton Head Island since 1988, serves something for everyone. Enjoy live entertainment on the patio (weather permitting) most nights through August. View its schedule at auntchiladashhi.com/entertainment or call 843-785-7700.

JULY 1

BLUFFTON GULLAH MARKET: Enjoy this local market where Gullah business owners, artisans, craftsmen, caterers and farmers convene to sell their products. Free admission. 12-7 p.m., Martin Family Park, 68 Boundary Street, Bluffton. blufftonmlk.org

JUNE 2

BLUFFTON NIGHT BAZAAR: Lowcountry Made’s artisan market will be held under twinkling lights featuring local artisans, live music, food and drinks. Free. 5-8 p.m., Burnt Church Distillery, 120 Bluffton Road, Bluffton. lcmade.com.

TIM REYNOLDS RETIRING AFTER 20 SEASONS AS HILTON HEAD CHORAL SOCIETY DIRECTOR

STORY BY VICKIE MCINTYRE | PHOTO BY ROB KAUFMAN 

Tim Reynolds moved to Hilton Head in the fall of 1999, planning to stay for a few years. Later this month he’ll say goodbye to the reason he never left.

On May 29 following the America Sings! Memorial Day concert, he’ll retire his baton after directing the Hilton Head Choral Society for 20 seasons.