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Golden Isles Entertainment & Leisure | Golden Isles Events Calendar

(Golden Isles calendar courtesy of the Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association. Visit GIAHA at: www.goldenislesarts.org)
1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick, GA 31520 - 912-262-6934 / FAX 912-262-1029 - email GIAHA
Office Hours: Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

June-September 2011
EXHIBITS/OPENINGS

April 1-June 30
Pencil Me In…Color  Color pencil, pastels and acrylic paintings by Sherry Egger. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

June
Summertime and the Living is Easy   Exhibit highlighting the season with regional, national, and international
artists. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com
 
June
Rhythm Cycles Recycled  Paintings by Sue Byrne Russell, featured artist in main hallway. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm; Tue, Thur 9:30am-8pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

May 31-July 14
Agnes’ Women III  Art by Rosemary Griggs and women of her family. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm. Opening reception June 2, 5-7pm. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

June 7-July 5
Glynn Art Association Plein Air Painters  Mon-Fri 9am-1pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery, Bwk. 262-0628, sghs.org

June 10-July 9
Georgia Artists with Disabilities  Annual traveling exhibit of award-winning work from throughout state. Opening reception June 10, 5-7pm and First Friday reception July 1, 5-8pm. Thur-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Exhibits page

Through July 30
Through Nature's Lens  Paintings of Sapelo Island by 2010 artist-in-residence Lanny Brewster. Mon,Tue,Thur,Fri 10am-5pm; Wed Noon-7pm; Sat 10am-1pm. St. Simons Library, 530A Beachview Dr., SSI. 638-8234, trrl.org

Through July 30
My Travels on Canvas  Spotlight artist Brenda Williams presents favorite scenes in acrylic, watercolor, oil. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

June-July
My Travels on Canvas  Brenda Williams, scenes in acrylic, watercolor, oil. Tues-Sat 10am-5pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

July
Vivian Mitchell  Featured artist in the lobby. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm; Tue, Thu 9:30am-8pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

July
Bastille Day Celebration  Highlighting the French connection between St. Simons Island and Dieppe, France, with special tribute to Georges Flanet. Opening reception July 14: Millie Wilcox will give a short talk on gallery’s French connection. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

July 1-Aug 30
Photo Synthesis: Seeing with My Heart, Mind and Soul  Photographer Ann Kemp exhibits evolution of her work through representational, abstract, interpretive forms. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Opening reception July 7, 5-7pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

July 5-Aug 1
Reflection in the Pane  Photography by Lance Sabbe. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery, Bwk. 262-0628, sghs.org

July 15-16
Georgia Coastal Artists Guild Show and Sale  Latest work from 35 artists. 10am-5pm. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

July 19-Aug 27
Big Photo Show  Latest work by Coastal Photographers’ Guild. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm. Opening reception Aug 4, 5-7pm. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

Aug
Nancy Kirkpatrick  Featured artist in the lobby with photographic portraiture. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm; Tue, Thur 9:30am-8pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

Aug
Reflections Along the Shore  Annual summer exhibition featuring panoramic paintings of shorelines and estuaries of French and Italian Riviera, Paris, Venice, Honfleur, and sea islands of Coastal Georgia. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

Aug 2-Sept 5
Graphic Conversations  Mixed media work by Angie Rae Jensen. Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 9am-1pm. Southeast Georgia Health System Outpatient Care Center Art Gallery, Bwk. 262-0628, sghs.org

Aug 5-27
Ester Deen  Solo exhibit by Brunswick painter. Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Opening reception Aug 5, 5-8 pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Exhibits page

August 5-31
Miss Kay  Works by featured artist Kay Edenfield. Thu-Fri 11am-5:30pm, Sat 10am-4pm or by appointment. Art Downtown, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. 262-0628, artdowntown.net

Aug 5-Sept 30
Dinner’s at 8!  Spotlight artist Margaret Olsen exhibits hand-built pottery, dinnerware, serving ware. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Opening reception Aug 6, 4-6pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

Aug 30-Oct 1
Juried Members’ Show  Latest work by Glynn Art members. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm. Opening reception Sept 1, 5-7pm. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

Sept-Oct
Salon d'Automne  Annual fall exhibition highlighting paintings by the Chatov family. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

Sept 1-30
SA Hunter  Paintings by featured artist. St. Simons Island Public Library, 530-A Beachview Dr., SSI. 638-8234, trrl.org

Sept 1-30
The Creative Spirit of Oak Grove Island  Work in various media by Oak Grove Artists Guild members. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Opening reception Sept 9, 5-7pm. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

Sept 2-30
Labor of Love from the Safe Harbor Kids  Exhibit of work by children of Safe Harbor after months of instruction with Judi Strickland. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm; Tue, Thu 9:30am-8pm. Opening reception Sept 2, 5:30-7:30pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk: 267-1212, trrl.org. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

Sept 2-Oct 1
Wild Georgia Art  McIntosh Art Assn. members depict plants and animals of Georgia coast. Thu-Fri 10am-6pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Opening reception Sept 2, 5-8pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Exhibits page


PERFORMANCES

June
Full Gallop  Play about fashion maven Diana Vreeland by Mark Hampton featuring Peg Paschal. Dessert and coffee theatre. Saturdays 8pm, Sundays 3pm. $25. Brunswick Actors' Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. Art Downtown: 262-0628, artdowntown.net

June 12
A Little Light Music  Summer concert series featuring Island Garage Band. Bring picnic supper and lawn chairs. 7-9pm. $10 adults, children under 12 free. Lighthouse grounds, SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

June 26
Jazz in the Park  Featuring Sam Rodriguez Latin Jazz. Outdoor concert by the sea, select high-tide Sundays through September. Bring chair or blanket to relax on and picnic supper to enjoy. 7-9pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Season passes $40 all 6 shows. Lighthouse lawn, SSI. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association: 262-6934, GIAHA Jazz in the Park page

July 3
A Little Light Music  Outdoor concert series featuring Mason Waters and the Groove All-Stars. 7pm. $10. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

July 9-Aug 28
The Dixie Swim Club  Comedy about 5 longtime Southern women friends. Saturdays 8pm; every other Sun 3pm. $25 per person (includes dessert & coffee). Brunswick Actors Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. 262-0628, artdowntown.net

July 10
Jazz in the Park  Featuring Sam Rodriguez Latin Jazz. Bring chair or blanket to relax on and picnic supper to enjoy. 7-9pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Jazz in the Park page

July 13-24
Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Jr.  Young People's Summer Workshop musical production. Wed, Thu, Fri 8pm; Sat 3 & 8pm; Sun 3pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Island Players: 638-0338, theislandplayers.com

July 30-31  
Franklin Pond String Quartet  Chamber music with pieces by Mozart, Mendelssohn, Brahms, and Haydn. Faculty concert Saturday, students Sunday. 7-8:30pm. $15. Mistletoe Cottage, Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Authority: 877-4-JEKYLL, jekyllisland.com

July 31
Jazz in the Park  Featuring BlueHour with Rob Denty. Bring chair or blanket to relax on and picnic supper to enjoy. 7-9pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Jazz in the Park page

Aug 7
A Little Light Music  Outdoor concert series featuring The Stringrays. 7pm. $10. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

Aug 11- 13
Beach Music Festival  Concerts by Swingin' Medallions, Craig Woolard, Classic Edition, Mark Roberts & The Breeze, Second Chance. Great Dunes Park, JI. Jekyll Island Authority: 877-4-JEKYLL, jekyllisland.com

Aug 28
Jazz in the Park  Featuring Just Jazz Quintet. Bring chair or blanket to relax on and picnic supper to enjoy. 7-9pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Jazz in the Park page

Sept 4
A Little Light Music  Outdoor concert series featuring Sensational Sounds of Motown. 7pm. $10. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

Sept 8-11
The Guys  CAPE Theater production of drama based on true story commemorating first responders of 9/11. $15. Free to Glynn County firefighters, EMTs, law enforcement, FLETC instructors and students with badge/ID. Brunswick Actors Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. 262-0628, artdowntown.net

Sept 25
Jazz in the Park  Featuring Julie Wilde and the Bohemian Dream Band. Bring chair or blanket to relax on and picnic supper to enjoy. 7-9pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Lighthouse lawn, 12th & Beachview, SSI. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Jazz in the Park page

Sept 25
Rhythm on the River  Outdoor concert by the Traveling Riverside Band featuring Josh Kirkland. Bring blanket, chairs, picnic basket and favorite beverage. 6-8pm. Queen Square, Newcastle & Mansfield Sts., Bwk. $10, kids under 16 free. Brunswick Downtown Development Authority: 265-4032, brunswickgeorgia.net

Sept 27
Poulenc Trio  Oboe, bassoon, piano. 8pm. $25 adult, $10 student. Glynn Academy Auditorium, Monck & Norwich Sts., Bwk. Brunswick Community Concert Association: 638-4111, brunswickcommunityconcert.org


FILMS

June 16, July 13     
One World, Many Stories Movie Series  Family-friendly movies that celebrate summer reading theme.  2pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 580-4939, trrl.org

July 7
Sing-Along Wizard of Oz  Special kick-off for Summer Classic Movies series; sing along with lyrics on screen to 1939 fantasy adventure starring Judy Garland. Costume contest; props and “routines” encouraged. Door prizes from local merchants, free popcorn (first come, first served), short subjects (beginning 6:30pm), dining specials at neighborhood restaurants. 7pm (box office open 5pm). $5. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Movie page

July 7, July 21, Aug 4, Aug 18
Novel Destinations Movie Series  Films for adult summer reading program; earn an entry in Novel Destinations Contest. 6pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 580-4939, trrl.org

July 14
Double Indemnity  1944 crime drama starring Barbara Stanwyck, Edward G. Robinson. Summer Classic Movies series. Door prizes from local merchants, free popcorn (first come, first served), short subjects (beginning 6:30pm), dining specials at neighborhood restaurants. 7pm (box office open 5pm). $5. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Movie page

July 21
Young Frankenstein  Mel Brooks’ 1974 comedy spoof. Summer Classic Movies series. Door prizes from local merchants, free popcorn (first come, first served), short subjects (beginning 6:30pm), dining specials at neighborhood restaurants. 7pm (box office open 5pm). $5. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Movie page

July 28
Rear Window  James Stewart, Grace Kelly in Hitchcock’s 1954 suspense thriller. Summer Classic Movies series. Door prizes from local merchants, free popcorn (first come, first served), short subjects (beginning 6:30pm), dining specials at neighborhood restaurants. 7pm (box office open 5pm). $5. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Movie page

Aug 4
An American in Paris  Best Picture Oscar winner of 1951; Gershwin musical with Gene Kelly. Summer Classic Movies series. Door prizes from local merchants, free popcorn (first come, first served), short subjects (beginning 6:30pm), dining specials at neighborhood restaurants. 7pm (box office open 5pm). $5. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Movie page

Sept 24
Wesley  National Museum Day screening of film about founder of Methodist movement John Wesley. 1pm. Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur Moore Dr., SSI. 638-4050, mooremethodistmuseum.org


SPECIAL EVENTS & FESTIVALS

July-Aug
Social Dancing  Ballroom and Latin. $12/hour lesson; $40 per month. Fridays, 6:30pm. YWCA (no membership required), 144 Scranton Connector, Bwk. Golden Isles Dancers: 634-8219, dancegoldenisles.com

July 1                     
First Friday Fun: “One World, Many Stories”  Visit and photo op with Corduroy Bear to celebrate the joy of reading. 5:45-7:45pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

July 2
Red White & Blue on the Bluff  Music by Second Chance Band 7pm; fireworks over river at dark. Bring lawn chair and picnic basket. Gates open 6pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, 5 and under free. Waterfront Park, 105 Fort King George Dr., Darien. Darien-McIntosh Chamber of Commerce: 437-6684, visitdarien.com

July 2-4
Sunshine Festival  Arts and crafts show, 10am-5pm daily, Mallery Park, SSI; fireworks, 9pm July 4, Neptune Park, SSI. Pier Village Assn: 262-0628, artdowntown.net

July 4
Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration  Games and prizes, free watermelon slices, music and dancing, fireworks at dark. Presented by GIAHA and City of Brunswick. 7pm. Mary Ross Waterfront Park, Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, GIAHA Special Events page

Aug 12-13
Scribblers' Retreat Writers' ConferenceTen sessions; speakers include John DeDakis, Editor for CNN Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer; Bert Roughton, Managing Editor Atlanta Journal & Constitution; Susan Percy, Editor, Georgia Trend. 9am-5pm. Call for price. The Lodge at Sea Island, SSI. 800-996-2904, ScribblersRetreatWritersConference.org

Sept 3-4
Labor Day Invitational Arts & Crafts Show  Local and regional artists and crafters. 10am-5pm. Mallery Park, SSI. Pier Village Assn: 262-0628, artdowntown.net

Sept 4
Third Annual Churn Off  Homemade ice cream competition. Live music. 4pm (3pm for contestants). $5 for 2 tastes; $5 additional 3 tastes. Ashantilly Center, 15591 GA Hwy 99, Darien. 437-4473, ashantilly.org

Sept 16-18
Shrimp & Grits: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival  Cook-off, shrimp boat tours, cooking demonstrations, book signings, arts and crafts vendors, live entertainment, kid-friendly fun zone. Fri 5-9pm, Sat 10am-9pm, Sun 11am-4pm. Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Authority: 877-4-JEKYLL, jekyllisland.com

Sept 17-18
Shrimp & Grits 3-Race Challenge  Beach race, cross-country, road race. Jekyll Island Authority: 877-4-JEKYLL, jekyllisland.com


CLASSES/ WORKSHOPS/CAMPS

June 13-24, July 18-29
Summer Theatre Camp at the Ritz  June session for ages 7-11, July for ages 12-14. Theatre games, improv, creation of original play for public performance on last day of each two-week session. Mon-Fri 9am-Noon. $150 per session before June 1, $175 after. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association: 262-6934, GIAHA Summer Camp page

June 27
Bead Therapy  Open studio with Mary Mitchell Jones; bring projects, materials, questions. 6-8pm. Members $5, nonmembers $10. Old Jail Art Center, Downtown Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

July 5-16
Summer Filmmaking Camp at the Ritz  Ages 13-18. Learn the basics of digital filmmaking and screen student-created short films at end of two-week session. First week Tue-Fri 9am-Noon; second week Mon-Sat 9am-Noon. $175. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association: 262-6934, GIAHA Summer Camp page

July 7     
Todd Key’s Juggling Workshop for Teens  Limited space; registration required. 3:30pm.  Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 580-4320, trrl.org

July 18-22, 25-29
Clay and Collage  Workshop for children 7+. Bring sack lunch and dress for a mess. 10am-1pm. $135 each session, all supplies included. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

July 25-29
Creative Kaleidoscope  Workshop for ages 5-6 explores color, papermaking, collage, painting with watercolor and acrylic. Bring sack lunch and dress for a mess. 10am-1pm. $135, all supplies included. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

July 26   
One World Many Stories: Destination Australia Day  Children explore culture of Australia. 10am-5pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

Aug 2
One World Many Stories: Destination Egypt and the Middle East Day  Children explore culture of this region. 10am-5pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org


ONGOING

Art Classes and Workshops All media, ages, and experience levels; various times and prices. Visual Arts Center, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

Art and Craft Classes and Workshops Various media, levels, dates, times, prices. Old Jail Art Center, Darien. McIntosh Art Association: 437-7711, mcintoshartassociation.com

Art Classes  Drawing, painting, and pottery; pastel and watercolor workshops; painting ala prima parties. Various times and prices. Art Downtown, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk: 262-0628, artdowntown.net

Lunch and Learn  Every 4th Wed. July 27: An Independent Life; Aug 24: Spinal Health; Sept 28: Age Is Just a Number: The Myths and Facts About Aging. $5 YWCA members, $10 non-members, includes lunch and handouts. YWCA Family Wellness Center, 144 Scranton Connector, Bwk. 265-4100, ywcabrunswickga.org

Through Aug 5
Camp Cazawanna  Summer enrichment program for ages 5-12: arts and crafts, swimming, sports, games, zumba-tomics, and music. Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm (closed July 4). $99 per week includes breakfast, lunch, snacks, field trips. YWCA Family Wellness Center, 144 Scranton Connector, Bwk. 265-4100, ywcabrunswickga.org

Through Sept 1
Summer Swimming Lessons  American Red Cross certified instruction for parent/child (6 mo-3 yrs), beginners (3-4); beginner 5 and up; advanced beginners; adults. Mon, Tues, Wed, Thur. YWCA Family Wellness Center, 144 Scranton Connector, Bwk. 265-4100, ywcabrunswickga.org


TOURS, LECTURES, READINGS

July 7
Todd Key and his Flying Debris Show  Juggler performs for kids summer reading program. 2pm. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

July 12   
Little Critter Storytime  Kids meet storybook character and read some of his stories. 11am. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

July 19
Come Party With Maisy  Maisy the Mouse reads her stories to kids and announces winners of summer reading program. 11am. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

Aug 11            
The John Couper Family and Plantation Culture on St. Simons Island  Guest speaker Buddy Sullivan for Chautauqua Lecture Series on Cannon’s Point. 6-7pm. A. W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Dr., SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

Aug 18
When Worlds Collided: Europeans and Native Americans on the Southeastern Atlantic Coast  Guest speaker
Jerald T. Milanich, PhD, for Chautauqua Lecture Series on Cannon’s Point. 6-7pm. A. W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Dr., SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

Aug 25
Cannon’s Point: The Interconnectedness of its Ecology and Human History  Guest Speaker Scott Coleman for Chautauqua Lecture Series on Cannon’s Point. 6-7pm. A. W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Dr., SSI. Coastal Georgia Historical Society: 638-4666, saintsimonslighthouse.org

Sept 28  
Golden Isles Book Discussion Group  4th Wed every month. 10:30am. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 580-4320 for book titles, trrl.org

ONGOING

Gilded Era  Learn about Jekyll Island Club members, families, and employees in historic cottage guided tour. Includes walking guide map of historic district. Daily. Adults $6; Children 6-12 $3; Free under 6. Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Museum: 635-4036, jekyllisland.com

Multi-Media Self-Guided Tour  Extensive archive of photos, oral histories, diaries, home-movie footage of Jekyll Island Club history. Includes walking guide map, interactive multi-media device. $8 rental. Daily 9am-5pm. Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Museum: 635-4036, jekyllisland.com

Passport to the Century  Guided tram tour of 240-acre historic district includes entry into two cottages. Adults $16, Children 6-12 $7, Free under 6. Daily. Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Museum: 635-4036, jekyllisland.com

Aug-Sept
Storytime  Stories and craft projects for younger children. Tue 10:30am, beginning Aug 9. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org


OPEN HOUSES/AUDITIONS

July 1, Aug 5, Sept 2
First Friday  Visit the shops, galleries, restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick; art openings, live music, food and beverage pairing samples. 5-8pm. Brunswick Downtown Development Authority: 265-4032, brunswickgeorgia.net

Aug 7-9
Auditions for Into the Woods  Musical production to open 2011-2012 Season. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Island Players: 638-0338, theislandplayers.com
 




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