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Upcoming Festivals & Events

Throughout Georgia’s Golden Isles, every season shines with activities and new experiences: art and antique shows, festivals, food and wine events, historic celebrations, performing arts, clinics, themed tours and races. Regardless of which month you choose to visit the Golden Isles, there will be an event or festival to add to your fun and enjoyment.

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There are 28 events happening between February 6th and March 7th, 2016.

Island Treasures

Island Treasures

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January 1st to February 29th, 2016

Beginning New Year's Day and continuing through the months of January and February the Jekyll Island Authority hosts "Island Treasures on Jekyll Island,” a unique treasure hunting experience on Jekyll Island. The treasures are handcrafted glass floats called Island Treasures.

An Overview of Coastal Georgia History

An Overview of Coastal Georgia History

January 12th to February 16th, 2016

Senior Historian Buddy Sullivan will present a six-week overview of the history of Georgia’s barrier islands and the adjoining mainland. The course chronologically traces Georgia’s coastal history from Native American culture through 20th century events, including World War II.

Cannon's Point History Tours

Cannon's Point History Tours

January 15th to March 4th, 2016

The Historical Society, in conjunction with the St. Simons Land Trust, will offer in-depth history tours of Cannon's Point Preserve on Fridays: January 15, February 12 and 26, and March 4.

Celebrate Black History Month in the Golden Isles

Celebrate Black History Month in the Golden Isles

February 1st to 29th, 2016

Tours of the St. Simons African American Cemetaries

Village Cemetery Feb. 6th and Feb. 20th
Union Memorial (Strangers) Feb. 13th and Feb. 27th

Cultural Expressions Exhibition at Glynn Visual Arts

Cultural Expressions Exhibition at Glynn Visual Arts

February 1st to March 11th, 2016

You are cordially invited to the Fourth Annual Cultural Expressions hosted by the Glynn Visual Arts. On view will be twelve amazing artists who will exhibit their bold and colorful art work during Black History Month.

St. Simons Island Storytelling Festival

St. Simons Island Storytelling Festival

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February 5th to 7th, 2016

The St. Simons Island Storytelling Festival takes place at Epworth By The Sea on St. Simons Island on February 5-7, 2016. This event features four talented and entertaining storytellers, Donald Davis, Carmen Agra Deedy, Bil Lepp and Andy Offutt Irwin.

The Big Read Exhibit: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

The Big Read Exhibit: The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

February 5th to 27th, 2016

This exhbit is inspired by this American Classic during the annual Big Read.

The free opening reception will be First Friday, Feb. 5.The Ritz Gallery is open Wednesday – Friday 9 am to 5 pm, Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., or by appointment.

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents "Other People's Money"

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents "Other People's Money"

February 6th to 28th, 2016

Other People’s Money by Jerry Sterner

February 6, 7, 13, 14, 20, 21, 27, 28 2016

Mark Twain at 70: Words and Songs

Mark Twain at 70: Words and Songs

February 7th, 2016
Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Dances and Dreams

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Dances and Dreams

February 8th, 2016

An enchanting winter concert will take concertgoers to the world of Dances and Dreams on Monday, February 8th at 8:00 PM. Following the lively Overture to Oberon, the orchestra will transport the audience into all the fun and confusion of A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

The Island Concert Association Presents Alexey G.

The Island Concert Association Presents Alexey G.

February 9th, 2016

To celebrate its 30th year, The Island Concert Association will present its four concerts during the month of February 2016. Every Tuesday night in February will feature concerts by nationally recognized artists - the kind of concerts you have come to expect from The Island Concert Association.

Cinema Gourmet at the Historic Ritz Theatre Presents: The Adventures of Robin Hood

Cinema Gourmet at the Historic Ritz Theatre Presents: The Adventures of Robin Hood

February 11th, 2016

Enjoy a screening of a classic movie preceded by a tasting of delicious food from Chef Kate and Indigo Coastal Shanty and an insightful talk about what makes the film a “must see.” Tickets for Cinema Gourmet are $18/person for tasting, talk and film.

Trio Camino Performance

Trio Camino Performance

February 12th, 2016

David Grimes and Gregory Newton have performed together since the mid-1990s. Their concerts have been received enthusiastically throughout North America and Europe, and they were recently featured at the First International Cape Town Guitar Festival in South Africa.

Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run

2016 Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run

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February 13th, 2016

The Annual Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run across the scenic Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, Georgia is scheduled for Saturday, February 13, 2016. The Sidney Lanier Bridge is 7,780 feet long, making the Run both challenging and beautiful.

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

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February 13th, 2016

The Farmer’s Market at The Market at Sea Island has been so well received that it will now be held on the second Saturday of each month.

Colonial Music

Colonial Music

February 15th, 2016

On Monday, February 15, from 2 to 4 p.m., David and Ginger Hildebrand of the Colonial Music Institute near Annapolis, Maryland, will present a concert of music from Early America at the A.W .Jones Heritage Center.

The Island Concert Association Presents Katherine Siochi

The Island Concert Association Presents Katherine Siochi

February 16th, 2016

To celebrate its 30th year, The Island Concert Association will present its four concerts during the month of February 2016. Every Tuesday night in February will feature concerts by nationally recognized artists - the kind of concerts you have come to expect from The Island Concert Association.

The Jazz and Poetry Den

The Jazz and Poetry Den

February 19th, 2016

Jazz and Poetry Den- Friday, February 19th at 8:00pm

CEDRICK FRAZIER
MUSIC DIRECTOR

FEATURING
JAZZ & BLUES PERFORMERS

A SALUTE TO BLACK HISTORY
CELEBRATING TARIQ BEY'S LITERARY ART & BOOK SIGNING

ARTISTS OF VISUAL MAGNIFICENCE!

Wine, Women & Shoes

Wine, Women & Shoes

February 20th, 2016

Are you ready, ladies? Wine, Women & Shoes Benefiting Hospice of the Golden Isles will be here

Big Band Dinner Dance

Big Band Dinner Dance

February 20th, 2016

Get out your dancing shoes and get ready for our 2016 Big Band Dance at the hotel’s Morgan Center. Tickets are just $65 per person and include dinner and dancing to the Jekyll Island Big Band.
Jekyll Island Big Band

A Seaside Affair Bridal Show

A Seaside Affair Bridal Show

February 21st, 2016

Please plan to join us on February 21 for the 2016 Golden Isles Bridal Show, A Seaside Affair. This year’s event will be held at the Jekyll Island Convention Center on beautiful Jekyll Island, GA.

The Island Concert Association Presents Dana and Kyle, Irish Music Duo

The Island Concert Association Presents Dana and Kyle, Irish Music Duo

February 23rd, 2016

To celebrate its 30th year, The Island Concert Association will present its four concerts during the month of February 2016. Every Tuesday night in February will feature concerts by nationally recognized artists - the kind of concerts you have come to expect from The Island Concert Association.

Music of the Georgia Sea Islands Comes Home

Music of the Georgia Sea Islands Comes Home

February 25th, 2016

On Thursday, February 25, Coastal Georgia’s musical heritage will be celebrated when the Alan Lomax Collection at the American Folklife Center of the Library of Congress and the Association for Cultural Equity (ACE) donate to the Society digital copies of 65 hours of recordings and 120 photograph

2nd Annual Glynn County Bark For Life Pup Crawl Kickoff

2nd Annual Glynn County Bark For Life Pup Crawl Kickoff

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February 27th, 2016

2016 Pup Crawl Bark for Life Kickoff- February 27, 2016 at 11:00am to 2:00pm

Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 per ticket the day of the event. They can be purchased at Island Dog, Rich Products and Troy University.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Ghosts & Legends of Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation

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February 27th to April 30th, 2016

Take an eerie journey back in time at Coastal Georgia’s most haunted rice plantation. Friday and Saturday nights during the months of March and April Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation State Historic Site will be offering Ghosts and Legends walking tours of the site.

Coastal Georgia Historical Society Presents Journeys

Coastal Georgia Historical Society Presents Journeys

March 3rd to 15th, 2016

In response to requests from our membership, the Society has introduced a new education series called Journeys. This signature series will be comprised of educational programs in coordination with an expert-led field trip.

Annual Reflections Art Exhibit

Annual Reflections Art Exhibit

March 4th to 26th, 2016

This is the fifth annual Reflections art exhibit at the Historic Ritz Theatre. Reflections is a national program of the PTA that provides opportunities for students Pre-K-12 to express themselves and to receive positive recognition for their artistic efforts.

Red Hot Chili Cookoff

Red Hot Chili Cookoff

March 5th, 2016

A day of spicy fun for the entire family, Rotary of the Golden Isles, annual fundraising event with the best of the best competing for the title of Chili Master. Music will be provided by the Stringrays.