Join us on Wednesday, July 26 at 1:00pm.

Kid’s Lowcountry Raptor Summer Camp with Lila Arnold!

 

This program has been sold out!

Join the Morris Center on Tuesday, August 1 at 11:00am.

South Carolina in the American Revolution

Rally Patriots, the British are coming! Step back in time to the summer of 1779, right where the Morris Center now stands over 200 years later! Families are invited to relive the arrival of British forces in South Carolina’s Lowcountry.

Become inspired by the Cause of American Liberty, train as Patriots, and learn the way of the British redcoats and Creek Indian allies.

Guests will then get the opportunity to reenact the fight out themselves, all the while exploring this rich South Carolina story in an unforgettable adventure.

Preregistration required for all classes and program except when noted. Register early as program sizes are limited! Walk-in registration may be available if space and supplies allow. Call 843-284-9227 for availability.

Join the Morris Center on Wednesday, August 9 at 11:00am.

Camp Dig-It with Dwayne Pickett

Camp Dig-It is a special summer time event geared towards children ages 7-12 and offers an introduction to the field of archaeology by a professional archaeologist. Participants in this program will have the opportunity to learn about the past as they excavate simulated sites in dig boxes and use the same methods archaeologists do to uncover and record their finds. Dress to get dirty!

Dwayne Pickett is a professional archaelogist and has a Masters Degree in Anthopology. He has been conducting historical research as well as excavations for over 25 years.

Event is limited to 20 kids, advanced registration is required!

Join us on Thursday, August 17 at 6:00pm.

Heir’s Property Preservation

All are welcome! The Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation is conducting a free educational seminar on heir’s property to protect your family land and on forestland management to increase income from you land!

Learn from legal and forestry experts about your rights, risks and responsibilities of owning heir’s property and how to resolve title issues and how to better manage your land for maximum timber production.

Space is limited. Reserve now by calling 843-284-9227.

Join us on Saturday, August 26th at 2:00pm.

The Seeds of the Final Solution

Join us for a presentation by Holocaust-history specialist Lucy Beam Hoffman. Take a close look at the Final Solution, the Nazi Party’s plan to initiate deliberate genocide against the Jewish people. Over two-thirds of European Jews perished under German rule due to Nazi euthanasia programs and their invasion of the Soviet Union. Learn about this tragic and tumultuous time and the events that led up to it.

Lucy Beam Hoffman is a business-owner who returned to college in 2002 to pursue a Masters in History. She specializes in Holocaust history, and her passions are writing, speaking, and teaching.

Preregistration required for all classes and programs except when noted. Register early as program sizes are limited! Walk-in registration may be available if space and supplies allow. Call 843-284-9227 for availability.


Join us on Tuesday, August 29 at 11:00am.

Living History with Eliza Pinckney

Join the Morris Center as we look back on the life of Eliza Lucas Pinckney, the woman who revolutionized agriculture in South Carolina, where she developed indigo as a major cash crop. However, indigo was not the only project Eliza undertook.  Step back in time to the year 1787 and meet Eliza Lucas Pinckney in person. She will tell you about her many “schemes, whims and projects.”

Join retired teacher and independent Living History Interpreter Margaret Pickett as we look through the life and achievements of this monumental South Carolina figure!

Preregistration required for all classes and programs except when noted. Register early as program sizes are limited! Walk-in registration may be available if space and supplies allow. Call 843-284-9227 for availability.

Join us Thursday, September 7, 14, 21, 28, and October 5, 2017 at 5:45pm

Yoga in the Galleries!

Take a break from your day and explore the world of Yoga at the Morris Center! This hour long yoga session will be provided by yoga instructor Kelsey Lee, who will guide the class through a series of gentle and relaxing yoga poses.

Kelsey loves yoga so much it’s infectious. It’s like she just can’t stop doing it, talking about it, reading about it, writing about it, teaching it, and applying it to everything she does. Her goal is to make yoga challenging and bring greater awareness to both body and mind. She also tries to keep it lighthearted, because life is too short to be serious all the time!
Beginners are welcome! Please bring your own Yoga mat and wear comfortable clothes!

Classes are $6 dollars individually, or $25 for all five dates! Members get in free!

To purchase your five week yoga pass click on the button below:

Join the Morris Center on September 26th at 1:00pm.

Lunch and Learn: 11 Healthier Eating Tips

Join us to learn from vegan nutritionist Carla Golden on 11 ways plant-based foods can improve your health. Golden leads the Palmetto Plant Eaters Club which meets monthly in Bluffton to teach and support the whole food, plant-based vegan lifestyle.

Lunch will be provided by Delisheeyo! Which is the coolest hot spot on Hilton Head Island to get an
organic meal, freshly pressed juice, and clean snacks.

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage requests a $15 donation to cover lunch expenses. Registration required.

To purchase your Lunch and Learn ticket please click on the button below:

The Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage will host its second annual Dine, Dance and Discovery Gala on September 22, 2017 at Hilton Head Lakes Clubhouse in Hardeeville from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. This year’s theme will tie in with the center’s current exhibit, Homegrown Heroes: The Lowcountry in World War II.

The event will feature a cocktail hour, four-course dinner, drinks, a silent auction and big band music featuring the Bobby Ryder Quartet. There will be a presentation by a special keynote speaker on World War II history followed by an exclusive book signing. Guests are encouraged to dress in World War II-era clothing.

“The community was such a great support to us last year with our first fundraising event. We are even more excited about this year’s Discovery Gala and hope everyone will come ready to jitterbug and immerse themselves in nostalgia,” says the museum’s Director of Programs, Annmarie Reiley-Kay.

Tickets are available for $125, with an early bird special of $25 off if purchased before August 22. Museum members will receive an additional 15% off their total ticket price. Proceeds from this event will benefit the Morris Center for Lowcountry Heritage.

The Homegrown Heroes exhibit opened on April 1, 2017 and focuses on how the Lowcountry was impacted by and contributed to WWII. One highlight of the exhibit is the wall of stories of local veterans. The exhibit runs through January 2018.

To purchase tickets please click on the button below:

Join us on Thursday, September 28th at 4:00pm.

Living History with Abraham Lincoln

Come and meet the one and only Abraham Lincoln as he performs an original one-act play recounting stories of his life from boyhood to presidency! Guests will have a chance to view a number of Lincoln and Civil War memorabilia and artifacts, as part of a traveling exhibit showcase! Abraham Lincoln was the 16th president of the United States and leader of the Union during the Civil War. This epic figure in American history changed the landscape of our country. This is a performance you won’t want to miss!

Preregistration required for all classes and programs except when noted. Register early as program sizes are limited! Walk-in registration may be available if space and supplies allow. Call 843-284-9227 for availability.