National Donut Day!

History: Each year on the first Friday in June, people celebrate National Doughnut or Donut Day. This day is actually in  honor of the Salvation Army Lassies. The Salvation Army Lassies are the women who served doughnuts to soldiers during WWI. In 1917, the original “Salvation Army Doughnut” was first served by the ladies of the Salvation Army. It was during WWI that the Salvation Army Lassies went to the front lines of Europe. Home-cooked foods, provided by these brave volunteers, were a morale boost to the troops. The doughnuts were cooked in oil inside the metal helmets of American …

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Easter!

In observance of the Easter holiday, the Welcome Center will be CLOSED Saturday 4/16 and Sunday 4/17. We will reopen with normal business hours Monday, 4/18 at 8:00am. If you have any questions or require assistance, please call the gate at 843-785-4776 Thank you!

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Happy National Ravioli Day

Triple cheese. Wild mushroom. Butternut squash. Ravioli can handle just about anything. It’s also one of America’s favorite foods. This particular pasta goes back to the 14th century. No surprise there. Ravioli can work for any meal of the day — including dessert! The best part? You can have ready-made ravioli ready in about 10 minutes. Some great places in the Lowcountry to celebrate this holiday! Giuseppi’s Pizza & Pasta House – 50 Shelter Cove Lane Pomodori Italian Eatery – 1 New Orleans Road #1G Ombra Cucina Italiana – 1000 William Hilton Parkway Michael Anthony’s Cucina Italiana – 37 New …

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Hilton Head Snow Day

Are you ready for a snow day in South Carolina?! On January 29th from 11AM-4PM, Shelter Cove will be hosting the annual Snow Day Event at Shelter Cove. This is a family event that will have inflatable rides, a snowfield, and entertainment! For the kids who have never seen snow, this is the perfect event! For more information, https://events.islandreccenter.org/view/snow Admission: $10 for ages 2-17 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM SHELTER COVE COMMUNITY PARK 39 SHELTER COVE LANEHILTON HEAD ISLAND, SC, 29928

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Christmas Tree Program

Now, what are you going to do about your Christmas tree? If it’s a live tree, it’s recyclable. Please remove all decorations from the tree. Here’s the full list of Beaufort County convenience center locations: 104 Simmonsville Road, Bluffton (closed Wendesdays) 26 Summit Drive, Hilton Head (closed Wendesdays) 0 Shanklin Road, Beaufort (closed Wendesdays) 639 Sea Island Parkway, St. Helena (closed Wendesdays) 63 Big Estate Road, Yemassee (open Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) 10 Cee Cee Road, St. Helena (open Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) 6 Keans Neck Road, Seabrook (open Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays) 208 Johnson Road, Seabrook (open Sundays, Tuesdays …

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Holiday Center Hours

   Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas from the Shipyard family to yours! Our Welcome Center hours will change temporarily. Please be aware for requesting passes for family and friends. Thursday, 12/23: 8am-4pm Friday, 12/24: CLOSED Saturday, 12/25: CLOSED Sunday, 12/26: 9am-12pm Friday, 12/31: 8am-12pm Saturday, 1/1: CLOSED Sunday, 1/2: 9am-12pm

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‘Tis the Season!

Shipyard is Giving Back! The Holiday Season is a great time to reflect on the past year – a time to acknowledge how far you have come personally and overcame. It is also a time to give thanks and appreciation to those that helped you along the way or helped you evolve. Everyone is growing as a person and should be proud of who they are and what they have endured. There are some people and families that have overcame many tough obstacles and during these times, they have lost a lot. While reflecting on how fortunate we are, it …

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