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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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E.g., 08/30/2015
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There are 24 events happening between August 30th and September 29th, 2015.

SoGlo Gallery Presents the Works of Susan Anderson

SoGlo Gallery Presents the Works of Susan Anderson

August 6th to 31st, 2015

In about 1950, Susan Anderson took a paint brush to her Dads' car, and despite the ensuing discouragement, she has been drawing and painting ever since. Anderson majored in Fine Art at the University of Wisconsin and later studied commercial art at Hennepin County Technical.

Art Teachers Art Exhibit

Art Teachers Art Exhibit

August 7th to September 26th, 2015

This unique annual exhibit showcases the creative and imaginative works of our local art teachers who inspire their students with their distinctive visions.

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents Faith County by Mark Landon Smith

Brunswick Actors Theatre Presents Faith County by Mark Landon Smith

August 8th to 30th, 2015

Faith County by Mark Landon Smith: August 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30, 2015

Chautauqua Lecture Series

Chautauqua Lecture Series

August 13th to September 3rd, 2015

2015 Chautauqua Lecture Series

“Our Lighthouse History Illuminated:  From Founding Fathers to Island Keepers”

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Justen Harden

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Pier Pressure

August 30th, 2015

Music is in the air and by the sea as Golden Isles Arts & Humanities gets ready for a great summertime concert series – Sounds by the Sea (formerly known as Jazz in the Park).

Ecce Homo: One Life, One Year, One Man

Ecce Homo: One Life, One Year, One Man

September 3rd to 28th, 2015

Experience a preview of Christophe Goodstein's newest work, Ecce Homo. Cocktail reception for the artist is Thursday, September 3rd from 6 pm to 8 pm. Exhibition runs through September 28, 2015 at the SoGlo Gallery in Historic Downtown Brunswick.

First Friday Community Event

First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick

This listing is Family Friendly
September 4th, 2015

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.

St. Simons Island Antique Show

St. Simons Island Antique Show

This listing is Pet Friendly
This listing is Family Friendly
September 5th to 6th, 2015

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

Rhythm on the River

Rhythm on the River featuring Squirt Gun

September 6th, 2015

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: Squirt Gun

Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic and your favorite beverage.

Admission: FREE!

Little Light Music

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Sensational Sounds of Motown

September 6th, 2015

A Little Light Music Concert Series Featuring: Sensational Sounds of Motown

Detroit's finest sounds

Movies on the Green

Movies on the Green

This listing is Family Friendly
September 6th, 2015

Bring your family and friends, along with blankets or chairs down to the Village Green on Jekyll Island, located between the Convention Center and the Westin hotel. Popcorn will be supplied for this free event!

This month's movie will be: Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

The Wonderful World of Dragonflies and Damselflies

The Wonderful World of Dragonflies and Damselflies

September 8th, 2015

The Wonderful World of Dragonflies and Damselflies: A Presentation by Giff Beaton

JJ Grey and Mofro on Rainbow Island

JJ Grey and Mofro on Rainbow Island

September 10th, 2015

JJ Grey & Mofro are a Southern Rock/soul/funk/blues/jam band from Jacksonville, FL. From the days of playing local juke joints to headlining major festivals, JJ Grey remains an unfettered, blissful performer.

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

The Farmer's Market at Sea Island

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This listing is Eco Friendly
September 12th, 2015

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.

East River Arts Market

East River Arts Market

September 12th, 2015

This exciting new market will showcase unique and artistically designed merchandise and artwork at the Brunswick Farmers Market Pavilion on the second Saturday of each summer month, beginning in June.

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Michael Hulett

Sounds by the Sea Featuring Michael Hulett

September 13th, 2015

Music is in the air and by the sea as Golden Isles Arts & Humanities gets ready for a great summertime concert series – Sounds by the Sea (formerly known as Jazz in the Park).

Shrimp & Grits: Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival

Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival

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September 18th to 20th, 2015

A weekend celebration of two of Georgia's most beloved foods - shrimp and grits. The festival features a cook-off, shrimp boat tours, cooking demonstrations, book signings, arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment and a kid‐friendly fun zone. This festival is a must-see for any food lover.

Jazz and Poetry Den Featuring Roslyn Burrough

Jazz and Poetry Den Featuring Roslyn Burrough

September 18th, 2015

IT’S LIVE! IT’S MAGNIFICENT!  Spectacular artists, great music, standing ovations, spoken word, artwork, joy, laughter, and fun!

Taste of Vine

Taste of Vine

September 20th, 2015

“Taste of the Vine”, the Coastal Coalition for Children annual fundraiser, will be at the new Georgia Sea Grill - Mark your calendar for September 20th!!!

Autumn Adventures: All Creatures Great and Small

Autumn Adventures: All Creatures Great and Small

September 21st to 24th, 2015

Come be awed by all that nature has to offer in coastal Georgia. Come get "up close" and personal with a HAIRLESS CREATURE. Let Driftwood Education Center help you see the WILDLIFE on Jekyll Island - Bring your binoculars! Take a cruise with Captain Phil and look for DOLPHINS.

7th Annual Golden Elephant Sale

7th Annual Golden Elephant Sale

September 24th to 27th, 2015

The Symphony Society’s 7th Annual Golden Elephant Resale Marketplace returns to 1810 Frederica Road this year, but at a much earlier date. The fundraising event benefitting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia will be held from September 25-27th with a Preview Party on September 24th.

Kidsfest of Brunswick

Kidsfest of Brunswick

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September 26th, 2015

Kidsfest of Brunswick, Presented by Paradise Green Enterprises, the City of Brunswick and Business Directory 101

Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Presents Local Authors

Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Presents Local Authors

September 27th, 2015

On Sunday, September 27, local authors will display their self-published books in the Atrium of the Island Casino from 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Majestic Masterpieces

Coastal Symphony of Georgia Presents Majestic Masterpieces

September 28th, 2015

The season opens with “Majestic Masterpieces,” a concert featuring soloists Aurica Duca and Jorge A. Peña playing Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante for Violin, Viola and Orchestra. The September 28th concert will also include Beethoven’s Symphony No.