Holiday Market at the Coastal Discovery Museum

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Location:  Coastal Discovery Museum

Coastal Discovery Museum 70 Honey Horn Drive, Hilton Head Island, SC 29926

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Join us for our annual “Holiday Market” at the Discovery House at Coastal Discovery Museum which features local art, food, authors, and more! Roland Washington from “We Island” will feature his gumbo and offer samples for tasting and purchase.  Food samplings from Lowcountry Produce will be available.  A sweetgrass basket display and demonstration will feature local Gullah islanders.  Other local artists will include Gillian Horsley with nature themed gifts, Marquita Willis with Gullah Art and Rose Willis with jewelry.   Book signings with local authors Patricia Bee, Elizabeth Belenchia, Sallie Ann Robinson and Jenny Hersch, Roger Pinckney, Elizabeth Robin and many more will be here for your holiday gift buying. Or, choose one of our “Gifts for a Cause” including  “Adopt-A-Nest”, “Adopt-A Dolphin,” and Coastal Discovery Memberships.

10% off all non-consignment items (20% for members)

Food Tastings:

  • “We Island” Gumbo N Tings
  • LowCountry Produce
  • Hilton Head Honey
  • Charleston Tea

Lowcountry Authors:

  • Patricia Bee: “Mama’s Pearls”& “Try‘umsee’s Wings”
  • Island Writer’s Network – “Ebb and Flow”, “Time and Tide”, “Living the Dream” and other an-thologies and individual offerings
  • Elizabeth Belenchia – “My Walk to the Water”
  • Sallie Ann Robinson & Jenny Hersch – new release- “Daufuskie Island”
  • Roger Pinckney – “Crying in the Wilderness”
  • Elizabeth Robin _ “Silk Purses & Lemonade” and “Where Green Meets Blue”
  • Johnathan Haupt—”Prince of Scribes”
  • Bill Newby—”Sea Chests or a Carry On?”
  • Tom Crawford—”Foibles”, “Goli Otok” and “Resurrections”
  • Ann Eilers Lilly—”Scoot’s New Home”

Local Artists:

  • Gillian Horsley nature themed gifts
  • Sweetgrass Baskets – Michael Smalls & Dino Badger
  • Marquita Willis – Gullah Art
  • Rose Willis - Jewelry
  • Amiri Farris—Gullah and Nature Art
  • Daurus Niles—Sweetgrass Ornaments

Gifts for a Cause:

  • Adopt-A-Nest
  • Coastal Discovery Museum Memberships


  • “Daufuskie Island Artisans”
  • “Public Art Exhibit” presented by the Community Foundation
  • of the Lowcountry
  • Farmer’s Market on-site 9am to 1pm

Contact: Jennifer Stupica, Director of Finance and Administration
843-689-6767 or [email protected]