Now is the perfect time to visit St.Simons Island. The Weather is beautiful, the summer crowds have thinned and there are numerous unique activities and festivals taking place throughout the Golden Isles. Break out your calendar and start planning your next visit.
6th Annual St. Simons Island Tarpon Fishing Tournament will be held on August 20-22, 2015 at the Morningstar Marina with an awards banquet taking place on
August 22nd in the Harbour Room at 6:30pm. For additional information on this event click here
Amphibians of the Maritime Forest Wetlands: Hidden Treasures at Cannon’s Point Preserve
Thursday, August 20th, 2015 – 6:00pm to 8:00pm
Secreted in the maritime forest are wetland creatures adapted to cycles of wet and dry seasons, layers of leaf litter and moisture loving plants insects. Walk through their realm in the late summer light with Dirk Stevenson. Gather in the pavilion for more information and catered hors-d’oeuvres.
Jazz and Poetry Den
Friday, August 21st, 2015 – 8:00pm
It’s live! Spectacular artists, great music, standing ovations, spoken word, artwork, joy, laughter, and fun! Come join us at the Jazz and Poetry Den, Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia on Friday, August 21st at 8:00pm.
End of Summer Arts & Crafts Show
Saturday 22nd to Sunday 23rd, August 2015
Explore unique arts and crafts such as painting, pottery, jewelry, garden art and more at the End of Summer Arts and Crafts Show at Postell Park on St. Simons Island.
Show is from 10:00-5:00pm on all days. For more information about the Arts & Crafts show click here
St.Simons Island Antique Show
Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th, September 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.
Located under the oaks, on the grounds of the beautiful revitalized Postell Park, on Beachview Drive off Mallory Street, St. Simons Island, Ga.
JJ Grey and Mofro Perform LIVE
Thursday, September 10th, 2015 – 7:00pm to 11:00pm
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. Experiencing this band live is a must! Event will be at Rainbow Island on Sea Island.
Ticket cost: $40 General Admission and $90 VIP (receives stage front access, 2 drink tickets and light bites). Chairs and blankets are welcome.
No coolers or outside food and beverage allowed. Doors open at 7pm; concert begins at 8pm-10pm.
For tickets visit https://kiosk.eztix.co/kiosk-optimised/70501
Jekyll Island Shrimp & Grits Festival
Friday 18th to Sunday 20th, September 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.
For a full list of all local activities visit www.goldenisles.com
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