Ferry Concert at The May River Sandbar

Join Cranford Hollow on the Delta Lady riverboat for the first show of its kind! Departing from Broad Creek Marina, you will join the band on a cruise up the May River and drop anchor at the May River Sandbar. Upon anchoring, Cranford Hollow will perform atop the vessel’s deck, making this show one of [...]

Unique Names Day – Where Daufuskie Got Its Name

March 7th (say some) is Unique Names Day! Do you know where Daufuskie got its name from? Do you have a unique name? Or maybe one of your friends or family members does? Today, take a moment to appreciate one-of-a-kind names like DAU-FAU-SKI! Long before Dr. Jack Scurry and his son Wick Scurry built the [...]

Daufuskie Island – Home to Great Local Artisans

There certainly is a lot of local talent on Daufuskie Island who create an arts scene with a unique blend of woodworking, basket weaving, pottery, painting, and cast-iron works. From a talented blacksmith to nationally recognized painters, to skilled potters – there are plenty of opportunities to take home a piece of Daufuskie Island during [...]

Daufuskie Island: Escape, Relax, and Enjoy Life at a Slower Pace

Many folks have heard of Daufuskie Island during their visit to Hilton Head Island; but not everyone is lucky enough to explore this tiny 5,000 acre South Carolina Sea Island. Located just across the Calibogue Sound from Hilton Head, it is the ideal spot for vacationers that are truly looking to escape the hustle and [...]

Daufuskie Island Eats: Lowcountry Shrimp and Grits Recipe

There’s a certain amount of truth to the saying that for any true Southerner “a day without grits is a day without sunshine.” On Daufuskie Island we know that real Old South flavor and texture are only found in old fashioned stone ground grits cooked ever so slowly -no quick grits in the bag for [...]

Daufuskie Island: A Southern History Lesson

There is so much history on Daufuskie Island and so many amazing old buildings to visit. You will have so much fun exploring historic Daufuskie Island that you may even forget all of the cool things you are learning! Here are some interesting points of interest to explore during your time on Daufuskie Island: Janie [...]

Daufuskie Hurricane Relief Fundraiser

Join us Saturday, October 29, for our AFTERMATH-thew Hurricane Relief Fundraiser! Hurricane Matthew ripped through the Island on October 7th causing heavy destruction. The fundraiser will help raise money for the Daufuskie Island Foundation Conservancy to rebuild and renourish Daufuskie. The Oyster Roast is 2pm-6pm with live music by K2 playing 1pm-5pm. We'll be serving [...]

Daufuskie Endangered Places Program by the Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation

Daufuskie Endangered Places Program (DEPP), an initiative of The Palmetto Trust for Historic Preservation to preserve the original Gullah built dwellings on Daufuskie Island, S.C., launched a fundraising campaign in March 2015 via GoFundMe to continue its work of restoring and preserving these historic Gullah dwellings while allowing campaign supporters nights on Daufuskie. DEPP represents [...]