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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 40 events happening between May 4th and June 3rd, 2016.

Deconstructing Eve

Deconstructing Eve

April 7th to May 6th, 2016

View SoGlo Gallery's latest exhibit, Deconstructing Eve, chance encounters in art and design. Featuring three decades of work by Irwin Berman.

Jekyll Island Arts Association May Gallery Show

Jekyll Island Arts Association May Gallery Show

May 1st to 31st, 2016

The Jekyll Island Arts Association will be holding an artist exhibit from May 1st to 31st featuring the works of:

Roseanne Dieterich – Pastel and Watercolor
Roy Yarger – Woodturning

At the Goodyear Cottage Art Gallery and Gift Shop
Jekyll Island Historic District

Water Works

Glynn Visual Arts Presents "Water Works"

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May 2nd to June 27th, 2016

Water, water everywhere! Here in the Golden Isles we are fortunate to be surrounded by beautiful water at every turn. Glynn Visual Arts is pleased to announce our exhibition, Water Works, highlighting the theme of water, in either the medium and/or the subject or feel of the art work.

Mandy Thompson Solo Exhibit

Mandy Thompson Solo Exhibit

May 6th to 28th, 2016

Mandy's paintings include colors that reflect the vitality of life, textures that communicate the physicality of nature, and strong lines with open spaces that evoke a sense of freedom. Her artwork is an invitation to engage in the natural beauty of life.

First Friday Community Event

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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May 6th, 2016

Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick. Enjoy live music from local musicians, art openings, and food and beverage samples from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.

Golden Isles Live! Presents: The Young Irelanders

Golden Isles Live! Presents: The Young Irelanders

May 6th, 2016

The Young Irelanders comprises eight sensational performers who have Irish traditional music, song & dance running through their veins. Although still in their 20’s and 30’s, these performers have achieved more than most people would aspire to in a lifetime.

Jekyll Island Farmers' Market

Jekyll Island Farmers' Market

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May 7th, 2016

Enjoy live music while picking up fresh, local produce and products from local farmers for true farm-to-table living. This free event repeats every first and third Saturday.

Mother's Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Show

Mother's Day Weekend Arts & Crafts Show

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May 7th to 8th, 2016

Explore unique arts and crafts such as painting, pottery, jewelry, garden art and more at the Mother's Day Weekend Arts and Crafts Show at Postell Park on St. Simons Island.

Show is from 10:00am-5:00pm for both days.

78th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

78th Annual Blessing of the Fleet

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May 7th to 8th, 2016

For many fishermen and recreational boaters of Brunswick & Glynn County, maintaining traditions and paying respect to those lost at sea is a top priority.

Telling Our Stories

Telling Our Stories

May 7th, 2016

Coastal African American Stories and Saving History

Environmental History of the Coast

Environmental History of the Coast

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May 7th, 2016

Environmental history presents a record of human activities and the effects of those activities on the landscape. Join us at Hofwyl Plantation to learn how the coast has been shaped for the past 12,000 years by human interactions.

6th Annual Americana & Blues Benefit for Hospice

6th Annual Americana & Blues Benefit for Hospice

May 7th, 2016

Join the Tri-State Blues All Stars (George Bedard, Ricky Nye, Tom Moore, Chris Douglas and Brian Aylor) and The Low Country Derelicts (Crawford Perkins, Dan Vashaw, Scott Bachman and Jeff Bickel) for the 6th Annual Americana and Blues Benefit for Hospice

Mother's Day Brunch at Jekyll Island Club Hotel

Mother's Day Brunch at Jekyll Island Club Hotel

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May 8th, 2016

Celebrate this Mother’s Day by bringing your mom, grandmother, or any special mother-figure in your life to our exceptional Mother’s Day Brunch, filled with delicious eats and treats!

Mother's Day Brunch at Sea Palms

Mother's Day Brunch at Sea Palms Resort

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May 8th, 2016

To Start

Deviled eggs, Applewood smoked bacon, Green tomato relish

Eggs benedict, Low country benedict

Crisp applewood smoked bacon, Sausage patties

Thick cut brioche French toast, Strawberry compote, Candied almonds

Mother's Day Brunch at King and Prince

Mother's Day Brunch at King and Prince

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May 8th, 2016

Mother's Day Brunch at the King and Prince
Sunday, May 8th, 2016 11am - 3pm

Little Light Music

A Little Light Music Concert featuring The Tams

May 8th, 2016

Every summer, residents and visitors gather on the oceanfront lawn beneath the Lighthouse for the sounds, sea breezes, friends and fun of the Little Light Music Summer Concert Series.

The Phantom Tollbooth at the Ritz Theatre

The Phantom Tollbooth at the Ritz Theatre

May 12th to 15th, 2016
Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl

Jekyll Island Turtle Crawl

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May 13th to 15th, 2016

Since 2003, Jekyll Island has hosted the Turtle Crawl, a set of races benefiting the Georgia Sea Turtle Center (GSTC).

Preservation Pedal

Preservation Pedal

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May 13th, 2016

Join us for an evening on two wheels, exploring historic and unique places in Downtown Brunswick on and off the beaten path. We've got a nice easy ride planned with 10-12 stops, highlighting a variety of interesting historical facts about each location.

Reelin' In A Cure

Reelin' in a Cure Fishing Tournament & Band Party

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May 14th, 2016

Reelin’ in a Cure Fishing Tournament and Band will be held at Morningstar Marina on St. Simons Island on Saturday, May 14, 2016.

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

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May 14th, 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.

10th Annual Tabby & Tillandsia Garden Walk

10th Annual Tabby & Tillandsia Garden Walk

May 14th, 2016

Cassina's tenth Annual Garden Walk again celebrates the horticultural beauty of the St. Simons coastal area. It offers an opportunity for visitors to explore and enjoy a select and seldom seen group of six of the Islands most inspiring private gardens.

Moxie Craft Fest

Moxie Craft Fest

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May 14th, 2016

Moxie Craft Fest is a group of makers committed to bringing a fresh, eclectic vibe to the Golden Isles through handmade goods crafted by local artisans. Come shop unique, hip, local vendors in a fun setting! There is no other craft market in the area quite like us!

Elijah Clarke, Revolutionary War Hero

Elijah Clarke, Revolutionary War Hero

May 19th, 2016

The public is invited to the Friends of Historic Jekyll Island’s program on Elijah Clarke, one of the few heroes of the Revolutionary War from Georgia. He led the Rebels through the Hornet's Nest Battle (also known as the Battle of Kettle Creek in Georgia.) Dr.

Jekyll Island Farmers' Market

Jekyll Island Farmers' Market

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May 21st, 2016

Enjoy live music while picking up fresh, local produce and products from local farmers for true farm-to-table living. This free event repeats every first and third Saturday.

Golden Isles Prep Rally

Golden Isles Prep Rally

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May 21st, 2016

A fun & informative community preparedness rally to be held at Mary Ross Waterfront Park Brunswick, Ga. This exciting and important event will be free to the entire community. It will focus on disaster awareness and preparedness with the spotlight on hurricane and coastal flooding.

Concert Under the Oaks

Concert Under the Oaks

May 21st, 2016

A Victorian Experience "Concert Under the Oaks" in Brunswick's Historic Oak Grove Cemetery
Performed by the Coastal Brass Choir
Under the direction of Christopher Goodson
To Benefit Oak Grove Cemetery

Travels of William Bartram

Travels of William Bartram

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May 21st, 2016

From 1773 to 1778, William Bartram, a trained naturalist, traveled through southern North America, noting the characteristics of almost everything he encountered. His material offers a wealth of first-hand information of the area that is not available elsewhere.

Sounds by the Sea

Sounds by the Sea Featuring The Phil Morrison-Ken Trimmins Jazz Collective

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May 22nd, 2016

Golden Isles Arts & Humanities is kicking off its great summertime concert series, Sounds by the Sea, on Sunday, May 22 with The Phil Morrison-Ken Trimmins Jazz Collective. The music starts at 7 p.m. by the sea at Neptune Park, St. Simons Island.

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Show

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Show

May 24th, 2016

Slippery When Wet: The Ultimate Bon Jovi Tribute Show comes to the Historic Ritz Theatre on Tuesday, May 24 at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets are on sale now by CREDIT CARD:
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This Place Matters Trivia

This Place Matters Trivia

May 25th, 2016

Historic Downtown Brunswick Foundation will be hosting a fun night of trivia at Tipsy McSway's Neighborhood Bar & Grill! The theme will be "This Place Matters" and the questions will be about historic places that matter both in Brunswick and all over the world.

Paint Party at The King and Prince

Paint Party at The King and Prince

May 26th, 2016

Enjoy the view of the sunset while you create your own masterpiece!

This price is $59 and includes wine, appetizers and all art supplies. To register for this event, please go to getyourmuseon.com. Space is limited and reservations are required.

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

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May 28th to 29th, 2016

Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc.

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

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May 28th, 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.

Historic Old Town Brunswick Arts & Crafts Festival

Historic Old Town Brunswick Arts & Crafts Festival

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May 28th, 2016

Our next festival will be on Saturday, May 28th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., in the signature squares of Downtown Brunswick: Queen’s Square – East & West, Jekyll Square – East & West, and Machen Square – East & West.

Movies on the Green

Movie on the Green: Wizard of Oz

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May 28th, 2016

For the second year, Jekyll Island is hosting a summer its annual movie series.

Sounds by the Sea

Sounds by the Sea Featuring The Traveling Riverside Band

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May 29th, 2016

On Sunday, May 29 during Memorial Day Weekend, The Traveling Riverside Band will play their brand of Southern rock and blues at the St Simons Lighthouse lawn. The concert begins at 7 pm.

Matt Rogers Live in the Golden Isles

Matt Rogers Live in the Golden Isles

June 2nd to 3rd, 2016

Country music star, Matt Rogers returns to the Golden Isles this June!

Hear him perform live on Thursday, June 2nd at Ocean Lodge Rooftop Restaurant at 7:00pm, and Friday, June 3rd at Village Inn & Pub at 8:30pm.

For more information, please go to www.mattrogerscountry.com.

Bonnie Rabert Art Exhibit

Bonnie Rabert Art Exhibit

June 3rd to 25th, 2016

This exhibit features artist Bonnie Rabert's impressionistic and colorful one-of-a-kind pieces that sometimes expand into mixed media to tell a story. Free opening reception during First Friday events on June 3, 5-8 p.m.

First Friday Community Event

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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June 3rd, 2016

Visit the shops, galleries, and restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick. Enjoy live music from local musicians, art openings, and food and beverage samples from 5:00pm - 8:00pm.