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The October 2017 CRESCENDO Celebration features more than 50 unique arts and cultural programs, concerts, theatrical productions, museum and gallery exhibits, lectures, poetry readings, dance performances, historical tours, hands-on arts experiences, and educational offerings which are estimated to attract more than 10,000 people from all over the United States, Canada and parts of Europe.

Crescendo! kicks off on September 29th and extends through November 5th. Our calendar is jammed packed with activities across the full spectrum of the arts and history. We have created a special color coding for our calendar to help you quickly sort those things you are looking for.

Please check back often to see what we are highlighting next to help you plan your October visits to Hilton Head Island and Bluffton. Here is a link to our calendar for October,

The HHSO has TWO performances in the month of October.

The HHSO has TWO performances in the month of October.

Things to View are those events that you can enjoy by watching. You will find events that cover the full range from a relaxing concert to a thought provoking play.

History Day - guided tours on the 19th century history of Hilton Head.

History Day - guided tours on the 19th century history of Hilton Head.

Things to Learn are those events designed to teach you something. They will range from lectures to historical tours.

Paint Party with a local artist. Click on the photo for more info.

Paint Party with a local artist. Click on the photo for more info.

Things to Do are events where you are actually involved like learning a new skill or pedaling your bike on an historic tour.