Amiri Farris with artwork

February Well Living

Honoring Black Heritage & Valentine’s Day Traditions

The Lowcountry region is enriched by its Black heritage, which deeply influences our culinary traditions and art. Throughout February, we present a diverse range of art and culinary programs that showcase the vibrant cultural tapestry contributing to our community. We also look to foster love in the month of February through shared experiences and meaningful connections with one another. The diversity of life and love are integral parts to Well Living.

Reserve using our Experience Well Living offer and receive a $250 per stay spa credit, complimentary nightly valet parking, a daily breakfast credit and a custom Well Living welcome amenity.

Below is an overview of our 2024 programming to provide you with insights into what we have in store for 2025. For additional information, please contact our Experience Planners for more extensive details on the month-long schedule of events.

Artists & Chefs

Uncle Nearest

Uncle Nearest

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Amiri Farris headshot

Amiri Geuka Farris

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Barbara Rynkowski Dance

Barbara Rynkowski

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Sallie Ann Robinson headshot

Sallie Ann Robinson

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February Events

Entire Month of February

Well Living: Cocktail for Charity
Hush, River House and Octagon
During the month of February, our mixologists at Hush, River House and Octagon will craft a custom cocktail with proceeds going to benefit CODA, Citizens Opposed to Domestic Abuse.
Á la carte

About CODA
The mission of CODA is to prevent domestic violence, which can come in many forms. There are many programs available through CODA including a shelter program, a 24×7 crisis hotline staffed by full-time paid staff, individual and group counseling, support groups, a legal advocacy program, with a lawyer on staff and a community education program.

Friday, February 9

Valentine’s Arts & Crafts
11:00am – 12:00pm | Paintbox
Join our Paintbox team to create adorable Valentine’s crafts, fostering creativity and celebrating the spirit of love.
$5 – 20/guest; Reservations required

Saturday, February 10

Salsa & Swing Class for Kids
10:00am | Somerset Chapel
Join our lively salsa and swing dance class for kids, where the emphasis is on pure fun! No partner is needed, just bring enthusiasm and comfortable shoes as young dancers learn to groove to the vibrant beats, mastering the basics while having a blast on the dance floor.
Complimentary; No reservations required

Valentine’s Arts & Crafts
11:00am – 12:00pm | Paintbox
Join our Paintbox team to create adorable Valentine’s crafts, fostering creativity and celebrating the spirit of love.
$5 – 20/guest; Reservations required

Dance of the 7 Veils: Learn to Belly Dance
2:00pm | Somerset Chapel

Indulge in the enchanting Dance of the 7 Veils, a favorite among women, where the allure of this romantic dance is paired with guaranteed fun. Discover the art of belly dancing, guaranteed to lift your spirits, reduce stress, and perfect your moves just in time for Valentine’s Day. No partner required, veils provided or bring your own.
Complimentary; No reservations required

Dance Class: Lead Your Lady
4:00pm | Somerset Chapel
Join the Lead Your Lady dance class for a delightful experience moving to the timeless tunes of Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Andy Williams. Put on your comfortable shoes, revel in the music, and boost your dance floor confidence. No need for a partner.
Complimentary; No reservations required

Valentine Wine & Chocolate Tasting
4:00pm | Hush
Join us on a magical tasting tour with our own talented pastry & beverage teams who will guide you through a one-of-a-kind experience. Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with this tasting journey that is sure to wow your taste buds!
$65/guest; Reservations required

Champagne, Oysters, & S’mores
7:00pm – 10:00pm | Inn Backyard Firepit
Indulge in a romantic evening experience with the perfect blend of luxury and coastal charm as Ohh Bubbles and Ohh Shucks carts offer champagne and oyster pairings. Delight your senses with the effervescence of fine champagne complemented by the briny perfection of fresh May River oysters, all enjoyed amidst the warmth of nightly s’mores.
Á la carte


Wednesday, February 14

Valentine’s Arts & Crafts
11:00am – 12:00pm | Paintbox
Join our Paintbox team to create adorable Valentine’s crafts, fostering creativity and celebrating the spirit of love.
$5 – 20/guest; Reservations required

Valentine’s on the May
4:30pm – 6:00pm | Outside Palmetto Bluff
Set sail for a romantic cruise on the May River. Learn remarkable information about the area’s nature, history and culture, and enjoy a glass of bubbly with your sweetheart. Must be 21 or older.
$125/guest; Reservations required

Valentine’s Day Dinner
6:00pm – 10:00pm | River House
Chef Dan has crafted a special Valentine’s menu sure to make any heart swoon. Follow up dinner with a special night opening of Hush with specialty cocktails for two and a jazz trio.
Á la carte; Reservations required


Saturday, February 17

Well Living: KNESKO Skin Event
10:00am – 5:00pm | Spa Montage
Please join us for a very special KNESKO Skin event! RSVP for your one-on-one skin consultation and collagen mask application, and receive a beautiful gift with your purchase of $100 or more of KNESKO products.
Contact Spa Montage to reserve your appointment at (843) 836-6270. Complimentary

Sunday, February 18

9:00am | Oak Ballroom
Enjoy an energizing Pilates mat flow class and get rewarded afterward with a sweet sip of coffee brewed up by the Buzz team.

Monday, February 19

Well Living: Culinary Heirlooms with Sallie Ann
3:30pm – 4:30pm | Carolina Room
Sallie Ann is a sixth-generation Gullah born on Daufuskie Island in South Carolina and has dedicated her life to chronicling and sharing Gullah recipes, dialect, and folklore. Author of three cookbooks, Sallie Ann will share with you a little history and good food.

Friday, February 23

Well Living: Uncle Nearest Whiskey Dinner
6:00pm | River House
Indulge in an exquisite culinary journey with this multi-course dinner featuring perfectly curated Uncle Nearest whiskey pairings. This exceptional evening is not just a celebration of exceptional cuisine, but also a tribute to the legacy of Nearest Green, the world’s first-known African American master distiller, through Uncle Nearest Premium Whiskey.
Reservations required

Thursday, February 29

Amiri Farris Gallery Unveiling
6:00pm | Main Inn Gallery Hall
Join us for a captivating evening at the grand opening of the new gallery in the main Inn, featuring the brilliant Amiri Farris and his mesmerizing Gullah art. Delve into the world of contemporary art as Farris blurs the boundaries between mediums, inviting you to explore the interplay of abstraction and representation. Bridging the contemporary with the traditional, Farris’s vibrant and personal creations are inspired by his own life experiences, touching on themes of Gullah Geechee culture, memory and perception. This special reception promises an unforgettable night, all in the company of the artist himself.