Aug 26 2022

Labor Day Holiday Art And Craft Show Set For September 4

By Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection The Seabrook Island Artist Guild will hold an outdoor Art and Craft Show at the Lake House on Sunday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The show will be held at the circle in front of the Lake House. In case of inclement weather …

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Aug 26 2022

Auditions Extended For Palmetto Youth Choir

By Regina Ruopoli & Danielle Loveless for The Island Connection Auditions for Palmetto Youth Choir have been extended through Aug. 31. The group is seeking singers grades first through 12 for their inaugural season. Scholarships are still available.  Auditions are virtual, via Zoom, and are easy and casual. Auditioners are asked to sing “Happy Birthday” …

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Aug 25 2022

The Heart Of The Matter

By Alex Malloy for The Island Connection Kiawah Island Club – and its owners, South Street Partners – were honored to partner with member and friend, Greg Olsen, and his family to host the inaugural HEARTest Yard Celebrity Classic on June 5 and 6 at the Club’s Tom Fazio-designed River Course. The event raised $300,000, …

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Aug 24 2022

Meet Kiawah Island’s Town Building Official, Bruce Spicher

Staff Report for The Island Connection The following is an employee spotlight Q&A conducted by the Town of Kiawah Island.  Q: What brought you to the Town?  A: “I was hired by Safebuilt, a third-party building inspection company, to open the Kiawah Island Building Department on July 1, 2013.”  Q: What is your favorite family …

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Aug 24 2022

Chamber Music Charleston 2022-2023 Season Brings International Collaborations And More

By Sandra Nikolajevas for The Island Connection For its 16th season, Chamber Music Charleston continues the tradition of presenting exceptional classical music performances in a variety of settings. From intimate House Concerts in the historic drawing rooms of Downtown Charleston to large-scale performances on the grand stage of Sottile Theatre, CMC brings the excitement and …

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Aug 23 2022

Sand Sculptures

Staff Report for The Island Connection The Town of Kiawah Island’s Turtle Patrol Captain, Lynne Sager, stumbled across these beautiful works of art that were left behind by some beachgoers 

Aug 19 2022

Bonnie Younginer Named Seabrook Island Artist Guild Artist Of The Month

By Seabrook Island Artist Guild for The Island Connection   Bonnie Younginer is a fiber artist working originally as a weaver. Several years ago, she added needle felting and wet felting to her art form. After retiring from a 30-year career in Interior Design and owner of Younginer Group Interior Design, she found weaving. She is …

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Aug 19 2022

Seabrook Island Turtle Patrol To Publicize Nest Hatchings

By Jane Magioncalda and Joe Ficarra for The Island Connection One of the highlights of the summer season for many people in the Lowcountry is catching sight of an emerging sea turtle hatchling on the beach. Hatchlings typically emerge from their nests during the night to avoid predators and the hot sun. It is rare …

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Aug 19 2022

August Temperatures Heat Up Fishing Scene

By Geoff Bennett for Island Connection As always, August brings warmer temperatures but also some great fishing. Fishermen and women will want to focus on fishing early or late in the day for the best action. Lots of different styles of fishing are productive this month and if you choose the right ones you can …

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Aug 18 2022

Kiawah Island Senior Living Community Helps Propel State Legislation

By Morgan Stewart for The Island Connection  Kiawah Life Plan Village Inc., a not-for-profit organization that announced plans for Seafields at Kiawah Island (“Seafields”) – the first 62+ luxury life plan community at the resort island – in August 2021, shares the completion of General Bill R 223. The bill, which passed with overwhelming support …

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