Through May 28 

Sondheim’s “Company,” Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island, tickets 843-842-2787 or

Through May 28 

“May River Magic,” art by John Kenney, featured at Society of Bluffton Artists (SOBA), 6 Church St., Old Town Bluffton. Opening reception 5-7 p.m. May 6. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday. or 843-757-6586

May 5

SOBA 2nd annual Art Auction Fundraiser, in partnership with Bluffton Soup Kitchen, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at Bostwick Pavilion at Moss Creek. Tickets $100. Proceeds benefit both nonprofits.

May 5-6

Taste of Beaufort Culture, Music and Food Festival, Henry Chambers Waterfront Park, Beaufort. Free admission, $1 food tickets. 5-10 p.m. Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. Art vendors noon-6 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. Music by Deaz Guys, Dirty Boots Brass Band and others.

Through May 6

Bluffton 8th Grade Juried Art Show, featuring student art from Bluffton schools, on exhibit at Bluffton Library. People’s Choice voting through April 29. Artist Awards reception May 4.

Through May 7

“The Rise and Fall of Little Voice,” May River Theatre at Ulmer Auditorium, 20 Bridge St., Bluffton. Performances 7:30 p.m. May 5-6; 2 p.m. May 7. Tickets $26 at

May 11

25th anniversary celebration, 4-8 p.m. at Four Corners Fine Art & Framing, 1263-B May River Rd. in Old Town Bluffton. Kick off for year-long anniversary events. 843-757-8185 or

May 12

Fei-Fei in Concert, Finale of 2022-23 Recital Series, Hilton Head International Piano Competition, at SoundWaves, 7 Lagoon Road, Hilton Head Island. Tickets $30 at or 843-842-2055.

May 12 Scott Cook and Pamela Mae at Music on Malphrus, 7 p.m. 110 Malphrus Road, Bluffton, at Unitarian Universalist Congregation. General admission $25. Doors open at 6:15 p.m. or 843-837-3330

Through May 13 

“Art That Makes You Smile: The Gently Surreal Art of John K. Crum,” at Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. Gallery hours 10 am.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, and 90 minutes before every Arts Center performance. or 843-681-5060

May 16-June 17 

“2023 Biennale” at Art League of Hilton Head, 14 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. National juried art exhibit. Opening reception with awards, 5-7 p.m. May 19. Critic’s Coffee, 10 a.m.-noon May 20, $10. RSVP Gallery hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Saturday, noon-4 p.m. Sunday, 90 minutes before all Arts Center performances. 

May 20 

“The Torching,” by local author Kerry Peresta, book signing, 11 a.m.-3 pm., Barnes & Noble, 20 Hatton Place, Hilton Head Island.

Through May 26

Art by Susan Patton, at Island Rec Center gallery, 20 Wilborn Road, Hilton Head Island. Current works on display, 6 a.m.-9 p.m. daily.

May 28 

“America Sings!,” annual patriotic concert, by Hilton Head choral Society, 7 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 540 William Hilton Parkway. Features Savannah Brass Quartet and special guest speaker Gen. Lloyd W. “Fig” Newton, USAF (ret.) Tickets at or 843-341-3818.