March 15, 3 p.m.
The oldest Saint Patrick’s Day parade in South Carolina. Featuring a parade of floats, boats, trucks, cars, bikes, golf carts, people, horses and dogs. Free. 3 p.m., Pope Avenue, Hilton Head Island. www.hiltonheadireland.org.
Through March 15
Magnolia Plantation and Gardens has partnered with the world famous Zigong Lantern Group from China to perform a massive garden installation of LED light exhibits and lanterns. Wednesday through Sunday nights, lights will illuminate nine acres of the grounds. Tickets are $26 for adults, $11 for children ages 6-12, free for children under 5. 5:30-9:30 p.m., Magnolia Plantation and Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Road, Charleston. 843-571-1266 or www.magnoliaplantation.com.
March 21, 11 a.m.-5 p.m
A family-friendly festival featuring over 20 local restaurants competing for the People’s and Judge’s top three choices. Includes a kid’s zone, live entertainment, a kid’s Wing Bobbing Contest and more. Admission is $8 for adults, free for children 10 and under.
11 a.m.-5 p.m., Shelter Cove Community Park, 39 Shelter Cove Lane, Hilton Head Island. www.hiltonheadwingfest.com.
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