The Little Light Music Concert Series will feature the Sounds of Motown from 7 to 9 p.m. on the oceanfront lawn of the lighthouse on St. Simons Island. Tickets are $15 per person. For more information, visit coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
The 2021 Georgia Tribute Festival will feature seven head-line shows paying tribute to Elvis Presley and other classic acts at the Ritz Theatre in Brunswick. For more information and ticket packages, visit tributefestival.rocks/georgia.
September 17 and 18
The Bounty of the Fleet Festival is a two-day festival celebrating the fishing industry with parades, live music, and art on display. It will begin at 5 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. Saturday at 105 Fort King George Drive, Darien. For tickets and details, visit festivalnet.com.
September 25 and 26
Glynn Visual Arts will celebrate its 50th year hosting the Under the Oaks Art Festival this year. The two-day event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Postell Park on St. Simons Island. Artists will hail from around the region, representing a wide range of mediums. It is free and open to the public. For more information, visit glynnvisualarts.org.
CoastFest, hosted by the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will return from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Brunswick. This free event features exhibitors, games, live entertainment, marine-life touch tanks, and historical demonstrations. For details, visit coastalgadnr.org/CoastFest.
Firebox’s Barbecue on the Bluff, hosted by Southern Soul, will return this year from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Gascoigne Bluff on St. Simons Island. It will feature entertainment and samplings provided by food vendors throughout the region. Tickets are $70 and are available at eventbrite.com.
The Live Oaks Garden Club will host its 21st annual Poinsettia Sale. There will be red, white, and pink plants for sale. They cost $20 each. Orders will be taken through November 18. The poinsettia will be available for pick up from noon to 6 p.m. December 3 in the parking lot of St. Simons United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Blvd. For details visit, liveoaksgardenclubinc.com.
Saint Simons Christian School will partner with the Jekyll Island Authority to sponsor the Under the Oaks Run on Jekyll Island. The half marathon begins at 7:30 a.m.; the 10k starts at 7:45 a.m.; and 8:15 a.m. marks the beginning of the 5k. To register, visit undertheoaksrun.com.
The Hunt Ball, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity, will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. at the Frederica Golf Club Boathouse, 100 Pike’s Bluff Dr., St. Simons Island. The evening will offer music, wildlife artisans, antique hunting trucks, and wildlife demonstrations of hawks, owls, and hunting dogs. Tickets are $150 per person. The event is casual, hunting-chic. For details, visit hfhglynn.org.
MorningStar Children and Family Services will host its annual Dinner Under the Stars beginning at 6 p.m. at the campus, 1 Youth Estate Dr., Brunswick. Halyards Catering will provide a farm-to-table dinner. There will also be live music and a silent auction. Tickets are $125 per person. Funds raised will go to sup-port the on-site programs. For details, visit morningstarcfs.org.
Ophelia’s Classic Car Challenge will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, 5556 U.S. 17, Brunswick. Classic cars from all over southeast Georgia will be vying to champion in Brunswick. Attendees will be able to view the cars and vote for their favorites. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, and $5 for youth. For details, visit explore.gastateparks.org.
The Brunswick Rockin’ Stewbilee will begin at 9 a.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. There will be a stew cooking contest, live music, and a car show. Visit brunswickstewbilee.com for more information.