Posts Tagged ‘St Simons Island Events’

January & February Events in the Golden Isles

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Winter is a wonderful time to stay, play and explore in the Golden Isles. Here are some great events happening in the next few months that we think our readers will enjoy.

First Friday in Downtown Brunswick. January 3rd, 2014 from 5-8pm: Take a stroll down Newcastle Streen & Gloucester Street in downtown Brunswick and visit the shops, restaurants and galleries that call the port city home. There will be live music from local musicians, restaurant specials and art openings.

“4 Brushes” January 7th, from 6-8pm: This ticketed reception at the Glynn Art Association on St. Simons Island features artwork from Ken Wallin, Peggy Everett, Janet Powers and Mary O. Smith. Tickets are $50.00 per person.

Mozart’s Opera,”Cosi Fan Tutte” January 26th at 3:00pm at The Ritz Theatre. The Peach State Opera will delight the audience with this English-language version of Mozart’s comedy of love and disguise.

Mystery on the River – “Murder at the Grand Gatsby Speakeasy” February 1st at 6:30pm at the Arthur Moore Methodist Museum. Enjoy delicious food and a great time at this annual event. For more information call: 912-638-4050.

First Friday in Downtown Brunswick. February 7th from 5-8pm. Take a stroll down Newcastle Street & Gloucester Street in downtown Brunswick and visit the shops, restaurants and galleries that call the port city home. There will be live music from local musicians, restaurant specials and art openings.

The Grand Opening of ECHO Oceanside Restaurant, Lounge and Patio at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort: February 14th. ”Like” their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on grand opening details.

The Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run: February 15th. Certified as the “Toughest 5K in Georgia”, runners from across Georgia and the Southeast make it a point to run this challenging 5K each year. The event benefits local cancer programs. Visit their website for more information or to register.

The Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents: Wagner. February 18th at 8:00pm at The Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium in Brunswick. Tickets are $25 or adults, $5 for students and children.

 

Golden Isles Event Calendar 2013

Tuesday, August 27th, 2013

Fall is one of our favorite seasons in the Golden Isles. The temperatures are mild, the island is calm and there are many events to attend and participate in! Here are some of our favorite fall events around St. Simons Island and Jekyll Island!

 

A Little Light Music Outdoor Concert Featuring – Sensational Sounds of Motown

September 1st, 7pm. Pack a picnic dinner and enjoy an evening of live music under the stars by the St. Simons Island Lighthouse.

 

The Annual Shrimp & Grits Festival on Jekyll Island

The festival is September 20-22, 2013 and is located in the Historic District on Jekyll Island

The festival celebrates two favorite foods in the south – Shrimp and Grits. Cooking demonstrations, live entertainment, arts & crafts vendors, shrimp boat tours and a cook-off are just some of the activities you will enjoy throughout the weekend.

 

Meet The Pros & Swing For Kids Tournament

These two great events support local children’s charities across The Golden Isles.

Meet The Pros is Thursday, September 26th at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort from 5-7pm. Meet local golf pros, enjoy cocktails, heavy hors d’oeuvres and participate in a silent auction.

The Swing For Kids Tournament is Friday, September 27th with lunch and registration at 11am at The King and Prince Golf Course. Tickets are still available for both events. Visit www.mcgladreyclassic.com for more information.

 

The St. Simons Food & Spirits Fest

Celebrate the bounty of The Golden Isles and our culinary talent while raising money for Hospice of The Golden Isles. Events will take place from October 1st through October 6th and will include restaurant specials, cooking demonstrations, whiskey and wine tastings, cooking classes and so much more! The resort’s chef, Jason Brumfiel will be part of “A Study in Shrimp” tasting and talk on October 4th. This is the second year for this culinary festival and tickets will sell out so be sure to purchase yours in advance!

 

Coast Fest 2013

Located at the GA DNR Coastal Regional Headquarters in Brunswick, Coast Fest is a great way to learn about the local ecology and meet animals that call the Golden Isles home! The festival will be Saturday, October 5th from 10am to 4:45pm.

 

The 44th Annual Glynn Art in the Park Fall Festival

Stroll under the live oaks in Postell Park and take in the crisp fall air while you enjoy the Glynn Arts Association’s annual festival. There will be many arts and crafts vendors to purchase art from. The event will take place October 12th & 13th.

 

The Brunswick Stewbilee

Celebrate the birthplace of Brunswick Stew on Saturday, October 26th. The day starts with a 5K followed by a pooch parade (complete with costumes!). There will be live entertainment, a kid zone, arts & crafts displays, an antique car show and lots of Brunswick stew to taste.

 

The McGladrey Classic

This PGA Tour event is hosted by island resident Davis Love III and is played on the Seaside Course at Sea Island. The Tournament includes youth activities, a pro-am, military appreciation day and a concert under the oaks with Toby Keith. This event takes place November 4th -10th.