dreams do come true. hilton head grocery store to open a bar so you can shop and drink

The Island Packet
By Teresa Moss
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Work is almost finished on a bar inside the Kroger grocery store on Hilton Head Island that will carry craft beers on tap and wine.

The bar — expected to open in upcoming weeks — sits between the grocery store’s deli and a Starbucks.

“Our customers will enjoy the option to eat, relax and have a glass of wine or beer while shopping,” Felix Turner, Kroger’s Atlanta Division corporate affairs manager, said via email Friday.

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Steamed, fried or stewed: it was any way you like ’em at the Hilton Head Oyster Festival

The Island Packet
By Jay Karr
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The Hilton Head Island Oyster Festival continued on Saturday at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Highlights included steamed, fried and stewed oysters as well as a variety of other fare.

Musical entertainment included performances by several bands. There was also a kids zone, local Artisan Pop Up Shops, marshmallow roasting and a sports lounge where festival goers could quaff a brew while keeping up with their favorite football teams.

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Small homes a big hit at Tiny House Show

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By Jay Karr
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The inaugural Tiny House Show was held on Saturday on Hilton Head Island. The two-day event, which was rescheduled for this weekend after being postponed by Hurricane Irma in early September, is being presented by New South Living at Shelter Cove Community Park.

New South Living, Driftwood Homes USA, a tiny-house company in Bluffton, and other builders showed off a dozen tiny homes a housing style that is one of the hottest trends in the home market today.

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Lowcountry kids express their Halloween candy preferences

The Island Packet
By Jay Karr
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Not sure what kind of candy to hand out to hungry trick-or-treaters this Halloween? Maybe this video can help you decide.

In an attempt to find out what kind of candy today’s kids really want in their Halloween bags, we asked some of the kids attending the Pumpkin Patch event at Shelter Cove Community Park on Friday what kind of candy they prefer.

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Feed your body and your brain at this Hilton Head festival Saturday

The Island Packet
By Lisa Wilson
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The second annual VegFest, set for Saturday on Hilton Head Island, aims to educate attendees about a vegan lifestyle and diet, according to a news release from Palmetto Plant Eaters.

The festival runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Shelter Cove Community Park.

Hundreds of people are expected to participate from around the Lowcountry, and the first 300 attendees will receive a free swag bag, according to the festival’s schedule.

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Latin music, culture and food celebrated on Sunday at Latin Music Festival

The Island Packet
By Jay Karr
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The 2017 edition of the Latin Music Festival, a fiesta marking Latino Heritage Month with music, dance and food, was held Sunday at Hilton Head Island’s Shelter Cove Community Park.

Headlining the festival was La Sonora Dinamita, a Colombian musical group that plays cumbia, a South and Latin American music genre popular throughout that region.

The festival also featured Latino musicians from around the area, including the La Isla House Band. In addition, there were folkloric dance groups.

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