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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. Check out our signature annual events here.

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There are 51 events happening between September 26th and October 26th, 2016.

JIAA August-September Show

Jekyll Island Arts Association August & September Gallery Show

August 15th to September 30th, 2016

The Jekyll Island Arts Association is pleased to announce an exhibit featuring the powerful sculpture of Betty Beasley and the vibrant oils of Leifa Sue Collins to begin on Monday, August 15th and run until September 30th at the Goodyear Cottage Art Gallery and Gift Shop located in the Historic D

Romancing the Figure

Romancing the Figure

August 30th to October 9th, 2016

ArtTrends Gallery located at 3305 Frederica Road, Saint Simons Island, GA., is hosting “Romancing the Figure”, their first figurative exhibition, August 29th – October 9th.

GVA Exhibit

Glynn Visual Arts Presents "What I Did On My Summer Vay Cay"

September 6th to October 10th, 2016

Glynn Visual Arts announces its latest member gallery exhibition, “What I Did On My Summer Vay-Cay.” The show opens September 6th and runs through October 10th, 2016. Then opening reception will take place on Thursday, September 8, 2016 from 5:30pm - 7:00pm at 106 Island Drive.

Classical Connections

Classical Connections

September 26th, 2016

Classical Connections is the thematic emphasis of the opening concert of The Coastal Symphony of Georgia, which begins with Mozart’s Symphony No. 29 in A Major, followed by Beethoven’s Symphony No. 1 in C Major, forging a powerful artistic connection between these two musical giants.

Coffee with the Author Mark Woods

Coffee with the Author Mark Woods

September 28th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series presents Mark Woods and Lassoing the Sun.

The Literary Guild of Presents Night Train to Lisbon

The Literary Guild of Presents Night Train to Lisbon

September 28th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series presents Night Train to Lisbon. U.K./Germany, 2013, directed by Billie August.

Paint Party at The King and Prince

Paint Party at The King and Prince

September 29th, 2016

Join King & Prince for a paint party!

$59.00 per person: this includes wine, appetizers, and all art supplies.

Go to www.getyourmuseon.com to register for this event!
Space is limited and reservations are required.

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

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September 30th to October 31st, 2016

Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

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This listing is Family Friendly
October 1st to 2nd, 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.

CoastFest - Credit: Paul Meacham

CoastFest 2016

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October 1st, 2016

At the regional headquarters campus of the GA DNR in Brunswick, GA, the first Saturday in October is known as “CoastFest Saturday”.

Since 1995, the annual event has been hosted by the Georgia Coastal Management Program to celebrate the state’s coastal natural resources.

Pier Village Scarecrow Contest

Pier Village Scarecrow Contest

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October 1st, 2016

Scarecrow Contest
Kicks off @ Pier Village
October 1st
Welcoming all Food and Spirit Festival visitors to browse our shops and storefronts.
Vote for your favorite scarecrow!!!

Door prizes
Raffles

Falling Into Fall Sale and Open House

Falling into Fall Sale and Open House

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October 1st to 2nd, 2016

Golden Isles Olive Oil Invites you to their Falling into Fall Sale & Open House

Saturday October 1: open from 10:00am-6:00pm
Sunday October 2: open from 12:00-3:00pm

Jekyll Island Arts Association October Gallery Show

Jekyll Island Arts Association October Gallery Show

October 1st to 31st, 2016

The Jekyll Island Arts Association is pleased to announce an exhibit featuring the LowCountry Turners of Savannah and the coastal photography of Willard Smith beginning on Saturday, October 1st and will run until Monday, October 31st, at the Goodyear Cottage Art Gallery and Gift Shop located in t

Dairy Queen Grand Opening

Dairy Queen Grand Opening

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October 1st, 2016

Join the fun at the grand opening of Dairy Queen at Exit 29 in Brunswick
Half off everything!
The first 100 people to purchase a DQ cake on opening day will receive a FREE 1/4 lb. cheese grillburger every week for one year!

Yoga in the Park

Yoga in the Park

October 1st to 31st, 2016

Please join us for our upcoming Yoga sessions. Instructor Dr. Mary Chambless is a Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Instructor and a member of the International Association of Yoga Therapists.

Mellow Mushroom

A Barkin' Howl-O-Ween

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This listing is Family Friendly
October 1st, 2016

Mellow Mushroom will be hosting A Barkin' Howl-O-Ween complete with a pet costume contest, games, food, drinks and fun! Raffles to support CARS - Coastal Animal Rescue Society.

Drool at the Pool

Drool at the Pool

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October 2nd, 2016

Does your furry friend like to swim?
Bring your dog to the Drool at the Pool Dog Plunge event on Sunday, October 2 from 2:00—5:-00 p.m. at the Neptune Park Pool.

$2.00 per person (your pup is free) Dogs must stay on a leash. Social dogs only, please.

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River featuring Complicated Pants

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This listing is Family Friendly
October 2nd, 2016

Come on out to the Rhythm on the River event from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park: Bay & Gloucester Streets. This week's event features: Complicated Pants

Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic and your favorite beverage.
Admission: FREE!

Coffee with the Author Charles Martin

Coffee with the Author Charles Martin

October 4th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series presents Charles Martin and Long Way Gone. In his 12th novel, this New York Times bestselling author has penned a radical retelling of the story of the prodigal son.

Eco Lecture Series

October Eco Lecture Series

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October 4th, 2016

Join us for an evening with Linda Chafin and Coastal Wildscapes on Tuesday, October 4th, as they introduce her new book, "Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia." Admission is $10 per person (includes your first cocktail or soft drink) at the cash bar provided by Straton Hall Events.

St. Simons Island Food + Spirits Festival

St. Simons Island Food & Spirits Festival

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October 5th to 9th, 2016
The St. Simons Island Food + Spirits Festival is a five-day tribute to the finest in coastal cuisine, wine, beer, spirits and entertainment.
Coffee with the Author Jane Blanchard and Tony Morris

Coffee with the Author Jane Blanchard and Tony Morris

October 6th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series presents poets Jane Blanchard and Tony Morris.

Miniature Monet Series

Miniature Monet Series

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October 7th to 28th, 2016

Is your child interested in art? The Glynn County Recreation Department will be offering an exciting art series for ages 7-11. Taught by Sarah Bash-Gleason who has instructed for the Glynn Art Association.

First Friday Community Event

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

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October 7th, 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.

2nd Annual St. Simons Bull Red Drum Tag & Release Tournament

2nd Annual St. Simons Bull Red Drum Tag & Release Tournament

October 7th to 8th, 2016

Hosted by Captain Mark Noble owner of The St. Simons Fishing Center.

Early entry fee of $150 - September 10, 2016
September 11 - October 8, 2016 Entry Fee $175

The Literary Guild Presents Rams

The Literary Guild Presents Rams

October 7th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film series presents Rams. Iceland, 2015, directed by Grimur Hakonarson. In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven’t spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what’s dearest to them—their sheep.

Trophy Tournament

Trophy Tournament

October 8th, 2016

Fishing 7:30am -3:30pm October 8, 2016
Entry Fee $175
$100 T/W/T (80%) Payout
Photos will be required. Numbers and tags will be given out at Captain's Meeting. Rules and Regulations will be discussed at Captain's Meeting.

The Farmers Market at Sea Island

The Farmers Market at Sea Island

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October 8th, 2016

Support southern vendors at the Southern Grown Farmers Market. Enjoy live music, fresh produce, samples, and southern products at this family-friendly event. This event is open to the public and held at The Market at Sea Island, 351 Sea Island Road, St. Simons Island, GA.

Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow

Wings Over the Golden Isles Airshow

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October 8th to 9th, 2016

We are so excited having this opportunity of bringing an air show event to Brunswick’s Golden Isles, re-kindling fond memories of the former NAS Glynco base that was closed in 1974.

St. Simons Island Annual October Fest Arts and Crafts Market

St. Simons Island Annual October Fest Arts and Crafts Market

October 8th to 9th, 2016

Enjoy all of your favorite local and regional artists and crafters! Pottery, Painting, Photography, Woodcraft, Garden Art, Jewelry and much more!

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

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents "Lend Me a Tenor"

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents "Lend Me a Tenor"

October 8th to 30th, 2016

Lend Me a Tenor by Ken Ludwig

October 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 2016

Fort Frederica National Monument

Astronomy Night at Fort Frederica

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October 8th, 2016

“The night sky is the world’s largest national park with its stark beauty available to anyone who steps outside and looks up.” –Geoff Chester, US Naval Observatory

ArtTrends Gallery Presents “Colors of Life”

ArtTrends Gallery Presents “Colors of Life”

October 10th to November 26th, 2016

Award winning artist, Carol Jo Smidt, is pleased to be presenting her artwork series "Colors of Life" at the ArtTrends Gallery. Carol's paintings are representative of ordinary subjects through the use of extraordinary colors. She lives and creates her art in Woodbine, Georgia.

Chef Demo

Chef Demo

October 12th, 2016

Chef Drum and Chef Hartenstein show how to prepare two courses with questions and comments welcomed from the audience. Enjoy a Bibb Salad, Grilled Grouper with Pumpkin Risotto and Lemon Cake.

Cinema Gourmet Presents Psycho

Cinema Gourmet Presents Psycho

October 13th, 2016

Enjoy a screening of Psycho 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 can be purchased online or at the Ritz Theatre Tues-Fri 9 am to 5 pm or by calling 912-262-6934.

Coffee with the Author John Warley

Coffee with the Author John Warley

October 14th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series presents John Warley and A Southern Girl. The award-winning author discusses his latest book, A Southern Girl.

Hello, Dolly!

The Island Players present Hello Dolly

October 14th to 30th, 2016

The Island Players present "Hello, Dolly!"

Book by Michael Stewart
Music and lyrics by Jerry Herman
Based on the play "The Matchmaker"

Director - Joan Harris
Producer - Joyce Ledingham
Music Director/Accompanist - John Harper

Moonrise Oceanfront at ECHO

Moonrise Oceanfront at ECHO

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October 15th to 17th, 2016

Make plans to appreciate Month Nature’s beauty with drink and dining specials at ECHO – St. Simons’ only oceanfront restaurant. Each month, we will showcase a variety of local farmers and purveyors for three evenings. While the moon rises over the horizon and glistens on the ocean.

Cops & Kids Golf Tournament

Cops & Kids Golf Tournament

October 15th, 2016

Fraternal Order of Police Glynn County Lodge #37 announce the Cops & Kids Golf Tournament to be held Saturday, October 15. Tee off begins at 8:30 a.m.

Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation

3rd Annual Ophelia's Classic Car Challenge

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October 15th, 2016

Come out to Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation for Ophelia’s Classic Car Challenge. Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be on hand all day vying for the championship in the 3rd annual car show. Come and view the cars, vote for your favorite and then tour a historic rice plantation.

Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music

Wildflowers: The Women of Country Music

October 16th, 2016

Katie Deal stars in a one-woman concert tribute featuring the music and stories of country music's pioneering women. Honoring legends such as The Carter Family, Loretta Lynn, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, Tammy Wynette, and Reba McEntire.

Songs of the Faith: A Festival of Hymns

Songs of the Faith: A Festival of Hymns

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October 16th, 2016

Join us for A Festival of Hymns - a special concert which will include a wide variety of hymns from across time and tradition. The audience/congregation will be the featured choir, as we enjoy singing many beloved hymns together as a community.

Coffee with the Author Dr. R. Kirby Godsey

Coffee with the Author Dr. R. Kirby Godsey

October 18th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island's "Coffee with the Author" series presents. “The Thinking Believer” a talk by Dr. R. Kirby Godsey. Dr.

The Literary Guild Presents A Bad Day to Go Fishing

The Literary Guild Presents A Bad Day to Go Fishing

October 19th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film series presents A Bad Day to Go Fishing. Uruguay, 2009, directed by Alvaro Brechner.

Kid's Halloween Carnival

Kid's Halloween Carnival

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October 21st, 2016

Kid's Halloween Carnival!

Located at Selden Park Gym, Brunswick Georgia.
There will be Carnival games, prizes, face painting, and much more!

Admission is $1.00 per person
Booth Tickets are $0.25 each

The Farmers Market at Sea Island

The Farmers Market at Sea Island

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This listing is Eco Friendly
October 22nd, 2016

Support southern vendors at the Southern Grown Farmers Market. Enjoy live music, fresh produce, samples, and southern products at this family-friendly event. This event is open to the public and held at The Market at Sea Island, 351 Sea Island Road, St. Simons Island, GA.

Annual Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee

Annual Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee

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October 22nd, 2016

Get ready for the annual Brunswick Rockin' Stewbilee at Mary Ross Waterfront Park. Each year, cooking teams from near and far compete to see who has the best stew, competing for the Peoples' Choice and Judges' Award.

Inaugural Oktober Fest

Inaugural Oktober Fest

October 22nd, 2016

Join Sea Palms Resort on the Courtyard for the Inaugural Oktober Fest.

Doors open at 4:00pm

Your Ticket will include:
20 Regional craft brews, traditional oktober fest food, adult and kid activities, and hayrides.

Adults $30.00
Kids $10.00

Pianist Terry Readdick in Recital

Pianist Terry Readdick in Recital

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October 23rd, 2016

The Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Pianist Terry Readdick in Recital!

GA-FL Golf Classic

The Georgia-Florida Golf Classic 2016

October 26th to 28th, 2016

Fans of UGA and UF go head-to-head in a two-day golf tournament full of friendly competition leading into the Georgia-Florida football weekend. Become part of the long-time tradition of mixing golf, food, and fun at this all-inclusive golf tournament.

The Literary Guild Presents Arranged

The Literary Guild Presents Arranged

October 26th, 2016

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film series presents Arranged. USA, 2007, directed by Diane Crespo and Stefan C. Schaefer. Delightful film that centers on the friendship between an Orthodox Jewish woman and a Muslim woman who meet as first-year teachers at a public school in Brooklyn.