What is Hilton Head Island’s cultural scene like?

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Hilton Head Island’s culture revolves mostly around understanding and appreciating the coastal surroundings, and with a relaxed attitude. There are two interactive children and family museums on the island — The Coastal Discovery Center and The Sandbox. The island is also home to many galleries showcasing art that often depicts the idyllic island and selling handmade clothing, jewelry, and home décor. The Arts Center of Coastal Carolina provides the best option for culture seekers, with theater shows such as Dreamgirls and How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. You can also find a wide variety of festivals and events year-round that focus on the arts and culture, such as the Native Islander Gullah Celebration held each February to honor the traditions of food, music and basket weaving, all staples of the Lowcountry past and present. Those looking for a musical experience can enjoy the Hilton Head Symphony Orchestra, now in its 30th season. If you stop to take a break from the bevy of active options available on the island, you’ll find a charming cultural scene waiting to be explored.

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