Community Events

Check out the special seasonal events as well as the year-round events going on in the St. Simons Island Community. From festivals, music and workshops to racing events, there is always something happening on St. Simons and the surrounding areas.

Golden Isles Convention & Visitors Bureau- Click here for a full list of events happening in our area.

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Special and Seasonal Events

April

History Uncovered: Civil War Portraiture & Artifacts - The Mildred Huie Museum welcomes an exhibit of Civil War photography and drawings from the Callicut collection. The exhibition will feature portraits of soldiers, some identified. Learn more about photography during the Civil War and the different methods of capturing the portraits at a curator talk by Dayna Caldwell scheduled at 2:00pm. At 3:00pm, Dr. Callicutt, a Civil War historian, will talk about his collection of Civil War objects which will be available for visitors to handle.
Dates: Saturday, March 8th to Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Cost: $7/person admission, includes access to all exhibits at museum.
Location: Mildred Huie Museum, 1819 Frederica Road, St. Simons
Contact: RSVP appreciated. 912-638-3017

Skin Deep, a play by Jon Lonoff - A large, lovable, lonely-heart named Maureen Mulligan gives romance one last shot on a blind date with sweet, awkward Joseph Spinelli. "Warm-hearted comedy... A winning play, with enough good-humored laughs and sentiment to keep you smiling from beginning to end." - TalkinBroadway.com
Dates: Saturdays and Sundays, April 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27, 2014
Times: Saturday nights at 8:00pm and on Sunday afternoons at 3:00pm. The doors open 45 minutes prior to curtain and reserved seating is available.
Cost: Tickets - $25. The ticket price includes beverages and desserts. COMBO TICKETS AVAILABLE - TWO tickets to any TWO shows $40 (a savings of $5 per ticket)
Location: Art Downtown SoGlo Gallery, 1413 Newcastle Street, Brunswick

The Preserve at Village Creek Landing Eco-Lecture Series
Join Village Creek Landing on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for an informative Eco Lecture Series! Each month they will have a new guest speaker discussing environmentally focused topics specifically geared to preserving Georgia's Coast. Come early and enjoy cocktails with Village Creek Landing's beautiful marsh view!
Date: Tuesday, April 15th, 2014.
Time: Bar opens at 5pm, lecture begins at 6:00 pm
Location: Village Creek Landing, 526 South Harrington Road, St. Simons
Cost: $10/person (includes your first drink)
Contact:Space is limited, so register online on their website

On the Verge - a play by Eric Overmeyer
Three `sister sojourners', each a prototypical Victorian lady explorer equipped with dialog as pithy as their helmets, thwack their machetes through the wilderness and put the lie to any charge that they are representatives of a weaker sex. Don’t miss Golden Isles Arts & Humanities production of this intelligent and intrepid play full of wit, humor and discovery.
Dates: Friday April 18th to Sunday April 27th, 2014
Times: Visit the GIAHA website for times and ticket information.
Location: Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Corner of F Street, Brunswick

King and Prince Annual Easter Egg Hunt! - If you need a basket, we will provide one. Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny after the hunt!
Date: Saturday, April 19th, 2014
Time: 11:00am
Location: The Solarium Lawn at The King and Prince Resort Cost: Complimentary
Contact: Resort Concierge at 912-268-5965 for questions; reservations not needed

The King and Prince Easter Grand Buffet
Date: Sunday, April 20th, 2014
Time: 11:00am - 3:00pm
Location: The King and Prince Resort Cost: $49.99 for adults, $20 for children ages 7-12, children 6 and under complimentary
Contact: Reservations required - 912-268-5967

2014: A Relay Odyssey
"2014 A Relay Odyssey" marks the 20th anniversary of Relay For Life Of Glynn County! It is an incredible and inspiring opportunity to unite as a community to honor cancer survivors, raise awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society fight the disease.
Dates: Friday & Saturday, April 25th & 26th, 2014
Times: 7:00pm Friday-7:00am Saturday. Visit the website for a schedule of events.
Location: Exchange Club of Brunswick, 101 Emory Dawson Road, Brunswick

Cassina Garden Club’s 8th Annual Tabby & Tillandsia Garden Walk
Tour 8 private gardens on Saint Simons Island. Proceeds from this event help maintain Cassina’s historic Hamilton Plantation slave cabins on Gascoigne Bluff.
Dates: Saturday, April 26th, 2014
Times: 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Cost: Tickets: $30 in advance; $35 on event day Location: For further information and tickets go online to: www.cassinagardenclub.org

A Walk in the Park for Autism
Dates: Saturday April 26th, 2014
Times: Check-in will begin at 9:00 am at Mallery Park. Walk begins at 10:00 am at Mallery Park and ends at Neptune Park next to the St. Simons Island pier where lunch, a magic show, and festival will be held. T-Shirts, lunch and all activities are included in ticket prices and Sponsorships. Come join the Triumph Foundation for a fun filled day!
Cost: Advance individual registration $10. Family registration (up to 5) $35
Website: http://www.TheTriumphFoundation.com/

Rhythm on the River, featuring The O'Reallys - This month's event features: The O'Reallys.  Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic and your favorite beverage.
Date: Sunday, April 27th, 2014
Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Cost: Adults $10, people 15 & under, FREE!
Location: Mary Ross Waterfront Park: Bay & Gloucester Streets, Brunswick

May

"Godspell" - This upbeat, modern day musical retells the parables from the Gospel according to Matthew. Stories include: the Good Samaritan, the Pharisees and the tax gathers, Lazarus and the rich man, as well as many others from the life of Jesus.
Date: May 9th to 25th, 2014
Time: May 9, 10, 15, 16, 17, 22, 23, 24, 2014 at 8:00pm
Matinee: May 11, 18, 25, 2014 at 3:00pm
Cost: General Admission $20.00; College Student with College ID $10.00; Students 18 or younger $5.00
Location: Pier Village / Casino Theatre, St. Simons

“Reelin’ in a Cure” - The popular American Cancer Society Victory Board tripletail fishing tournament and band party will be May 10 at Morningstar Marina.
Band party will begin at 5pm in the courtyard at the marina.
For more information or entry forms, please contact: ACSfishingtournament@gmail.com
Date: Saturday, May 10th, 2014
Time: 7:00am to 10:00pm
Cost: $100 per angler and includes a captain’s meeting at Coastal Kitchen, participant prizes, prizes for most fish and biggest fish, and tickets to the post-tournament band party
Tickets to the band party are $35 per person or $65 per couple. Tickets include food provided by Coastal Kitchen, drink tickets, and an event koozie/cup.
Location: Morningstar Marina, St. Simons

Mothers' Day Weekend: Arts & Crafts Show - Explore unique arts and crafts such as painting, pottery, jewelry, garden art and more.
Date: Saturday 10th to Sunday 11th, May 2014
Time: 10am to 5pm both days
Location: Postell Park, St. Simons

A Little Light Music Concert featuring The Tams - The Tams - entertaining audiences for over 50 years with hits like "Be Young, Be Foolish and Be Happy"
Date: Sunday, May 11th, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Individual event tickets: $12 per person at the gate. Children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.
Location: Oceanfront lawn of the St. Simons Lighthouse

Rhythm on the River featuring Spike at the Beach - Bring the kids, chairs or blanket, a picnic and your favorite beverage.
Date: Sunday, May 18th, 2014
Time: 6-8pm
Cost: Adults $10, people 15 & under, FREE!
Location: Mary Ross Waterfront Park, at Bay and Gloucester Streets, Brunswick

The Preserve at Village Creek Landing Eco-Lecture Series
Join Village Creek Landing on the 3rd Tuesday of each month for an informative Eco Lecture Series! Each month they will have a new guest speaker discussing environmentally focused topics specifically geared to preserving Georgia's Coast. Come early and enjoy cocktails with Village Creek Landing's beautiful marsh view!
Date: Tuesday, May 20th, 2014.
Time: Bar opens at 5pm, lecture begins at 6:00 pm
Location: Village Creek Landing, 526 South Harrington Road, St. Simons
Cost: $10/person (includes your first drink)
Contact:Space is limited, so register online on their website

St. Simons Island Antique Show -Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc.
Date: Saturday, May 24th to Sunday, May 25th, 2014
Time: 9am-5pm both days
Location: Postell Park, on Beachview Drive off Mallory Street, St. Simons

Jazz in the Park featuring The Phil Morrison Trio - The kick off concert for Jazz in the Park features The Phil Morrison Trio. Bring a chair or blanket and picnic supper to the high-tide event that is a Golden Isles tradition.
Date: Sunday, May 25th, 2014
Time: 7-9pm
Cost:Adults $10; Ages 6-12 $5; Ages 6 and under Free
Location: Neptune Park, St. Simons

June

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Island Garage Band - Island Garage Band- Southern-fried rock and boogie
Date: Sunday, June 8th, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Individual event tickets: $12 per person at the gate. Children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.
Location: Oceanfront lawn of the St. Simons Lighthouse

St. Simons Island Antique Show -Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc.
Date: Saturday, June 28th to Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Time: 9am-5pm both days
Location: Postell Park, on Beachview Drive off Mallory Street, St. Simons

Jazz in the Park featuring Soul Gravy - Bring a chair or blanket and picnic supper to the high-tide event that is a Golden Isles tradition.
Date: Sunday, June 29th, 2014
Time: 7-9pm
Cost:Adults $10; Ages 6-12 $5; Ages 6 and under Free
Location: Neptune Park, St. Simons

July

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Mason Waters and the Groove Allstars - Mason Waters and the Groove Allstars - Red hot, local favorites!
Date: Sunday, July 6th, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Individual event tickets: $12 per person at the gate. Children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.
Location: Oceanfront lawn of the St. Simons Lighthouse

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots - Victor Wainwright and the WildRoots - Powerhouse blues, Memphis soul and rockin' piano
Date: Sunday, July 20th, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Individual event tickets: $12 per person at the gate. Children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.
Location: Oceanfront lawn of the St. Simons Lighthouse

August

St. Simons Island Antique Show -Antique dealers from all over the southeast, featuring a vast array of fine and fun merchandise, including furniture, collectibles, primitives, jewelry, silver, glassware, etc.
Date: Saturday, August 30th to Sunday, August 31st, 2014
Time: 9am-5pm both days
Location: Postell Park, on Beachview Drive off Mallory Street, St. Simons

A Little Light Music Concert featuring Sensational Sounds of Motown - Sensational Sounds of Motown - Detroit's finest sounds
Date: Sunday, August 31st, 2014
Time: 7:00pm
Cost: Individual event tickets: $12 per person at the gate. Children under 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.
Location: Oceanfront lawn of the St. Simons Lighthouse


Year-Round Events and Activities

Weekend Entertainment at ECHO - Live local entertainment every Friday and Saturday night at ECHO, located inside The King and Prince Resort. Call our concierge at 912-638-3631, ext. 5109 for more information.

First Fridays - The first Friday of every month stroll the streets of downtown Brunswick. Listen to live music inside and outside, and sample food and drinks. Hours are from 5-8PM.

Second Sundays - 1pm to 7pm.  This popular family-friendly music event takes place on the second Sunday of each month at Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island. Each month, the proceeds from Second Sunday benefit a variety of select local charitable organizations. Hundreds of music fans, families, friends - locals and visitors alike - who converge on the park armed with lawn chairs, blankets and coolers, enjoy listening to the live music. Raffle tickets are sold for door prizes contributed by area businesses. Kids can play in the inflatable bounce house and slides. Don’t miss out on this fun-filled community event! 

Art Gallery Exhibits - St. Simons Island - visit GlynnArt.org, LeftBankArtGallery.com or AndersonFineArtGallery.com. Brunswick - visit SoGloGallery.com or GoldenIslesArts.org.

Art Classes with Glynn Art Association - Established in 1953, Glynn Art Association is a non-profit 501(c)3 organization serving as the community’s VISUAL ARTS CENTER.  It is supported by donations from members, visual artists and patrons. The Glynn Art Association’s mission is to promote and encourage creative expression within our community with an emphasis on the visual arts. The Glynn Art Gallery is located in the “heart” of St. Simons Island at 529 Beachview Drive in the quaint Pier Village on the south end of the Island.Visit www.GlynnArt.org for information on art classes in various media - pottery, drawing, painting, photography, and more. Both kids and adult classes are available year round.

Color Me Happy - Color Me Happy is a family-owned paint-your-own-pottery studio where EVERYONE is an artist!  No matter your age or skill level, owners Meghan and Lois will help you create your one-of-a-kind masterpiece with pottery, glass fusing or canvas painting in a relaxing and fun environment. 1426 Newcastle Street, Brunswick. Click here for more information. 

Golden Isles Music Scene - Click here to learn about local musicians and area performances every night of the week.

Cooking Classes With Chef Dave - Take a cooking class with Chef Dave Snyder owner, of Halyards Restaurant. For reservations or more information click here.

Golden Isles Speedway - Waynesville, GA (about a 40-minute drive from the Resort) - a 4/10 mile, high-banked, D-shaped dirt track hosts a regular program featuring Limited Late Model, Super Street, Hobby Stock, E-Mod Modified, and Box Stock divisions, along with Spectator and Powder Puff races. Other special events, including the annual 'Super Bowl of Racing,' also highlight the busy schedule. Click here for more information.

“Shaggin’ at Ziggy’s!”-  Golden Isles Shag Club meets on Thursday nights at Ziggy Mahoney's with Beach Music DJ Wayne Bennett.  No cover charge.  Free Shag lessons with GISC members starting at 7 pm with DJ Wayne spinning the best in Beach, Boogie and Blues till 10pm.  Doors open at 6pm for food and beverages. 

The Island Players - The Island Players is a community theater company, performing in the Casino Building at the Pier Village.  They offer four main stage productions each year and a youth workshop in the summer. Call 912-638-0338 for more information or click here.

Brunswick Actors' Theatre - The Brunswick Actors' Theatre (BAT) is a 113 seat theatre that is home to six Art Downtown productions a year. Performances are on Saturday nights at 8 pm and on Sunday afternoons at 3 pm. Call 912-280-0023 for more information. 1413 Newcastle Street, Historic Downtown Brunswick.

"Open Mic" Nights - Palm Coast Coffee in the Village.  Treat yourself to a great evening under the oaks at Palm Coast, enjoying or performing your best new material. Enjoy coastal Georgia’s best venue for great talent. Mondays. Sign up starts around 8pm - performers start around 8:30pm.  Click here for information.