Editor’s note: At the time of the printing of this publication, these events were still slated to be held. However, as has been seen with the coronavirus crisis, cancelations are always a possibility. Please check with individual organizations to ensure activities are progressing as planned.
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host its concert series, A Little Light Music, beginning with the Tams at 7 p.m. on the lighthouse grounds. Tickets are $15 for adults with those 12 and under being admitted for free. For more information, visit coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
Brunswick will host its Mayfair celebration and 82nd Blessing of the Fleet from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. There will be seafood samples, arts, and entertainment. For details, visit brunswickgeorgia.net.
The Coastal Symphony of Georgia will host Nothin’ Fancy Bluegrass at 7 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. To purchase those, visit coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org.
May 15 and 16
The Georgia Coastal Artists will hold its Spring Arts Show and Sale from 4 to 7 p.m. May 15 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 16 at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Dr., St. Simons Island. Work by more than 20 artists will be shared. For details, visit glynnvisualarts.org.
The Cassina Garden Club will open the historic tabby slave cabins in Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island for tours. They will be open from 10 a.m. to noon. Docents will be on hand to offer information about the location. There is a $5 suggested donation for visits. For more information, visit cassinagardenclub.org.
Friends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation will present “The Jewish Connection to Hofwyl” at 2 p.m. at the historic site, 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17, Brunswick. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for youth. For more information, visit gastateparks.org/hofwylbroadfieldplantation.
GJ Ford Bookshop is hosting a party for its 25th Anniversary. The celebration will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the storefront in Shops at Sea Island. There will be discounts, raffles, and refreshments. For details, visit gjfordbookshop.com
Taps at Twilight, hosted by the Rotary Club of St. Simons, will be held at 6:45 p.m. at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. Several speakers will be on hand to discuss the sacrifice of military personnel on Memorial Day. For more information, visit ssirotary.org.
June 5 and 6
The Georgia Sea Islands Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island. The two-day event will showcase elements of the Gullah Geechee culture. In coordination with the festival, A Taste of Gullah will be held at 6 p.m. June 5 at the Historic Harrington School House, 291 Harrington Road, St. Simons Island. For details, visit ssiheritagecoalition.org.
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation will host its National Trails Day program at 10:30 a.m. at 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17, Brunswick. Admission is $8 for adults; $7 for seniors; and $5 for youth (6-17). Children five and under will be admitted for free. For details, visit gastateparks.org/hofwylbroadfieldplantation.
Crafts Along Newcastle will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the squares of downtown Brunswick. Handcrafted items including pottery, woodworking, and jewelry will be offered.
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host its concert series, A Little Light Music, beginning with the Funk Brotherhood at 7 p.m. on the lighthouse grounds. Tickets are $15 for adults with those 12 and under being admitted for free. For more information, visit coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
June 12, 13 and 14
Golden Isles Penguin Project will present “High School Musical Jr.” at 7 p.m. June 12 and 13 at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. There will be a 3 p.m. matinée show June 13. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for seniors. Advance tickets for nonmembers are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors (age 65 and up). For more information, visit goldenislesarts.org.
The Saint Simons Art Crawl will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. with six galleries participating. They include Anderson Gallery, Art Trends Gallery, Glynn Visual Arts, the Art House, and Wallin Gallery. For a map and more information, visit eventbrite.com.