Boys and Girls Club of Southeast Georgia will host the Club Golf Tournament at the Jekyll Island Golf Club on May 3. Tickets are $100 per person or $400 per four-man team. Details: bgcsega.com
Frederica Academy's 18th Annual Derby Day will take place on May 4 at the Sea Island Retreat Clubhouse. Festivities include the 145th Kentucky Derby horse-race simulcast, live and silent auctions, and post-race band party. Details: fredericaacademy.org.
Moxie Craft Fest is hosting a Summer Night Market on May 10. Old City Hall in Brunswick will transform into a marketplace featuring jewelry, art, design, and more. Reid’s Apothecary will serve drinks, and Rabbit Eye Winery will have blueberry wine slushies. Mookies Cookies and the Fete Chalet beverage truck will be on-site, and live music is also planned. Details: moxiecraftfest.com
The 81st Annual Brunswick Blessing of the Fleet and MayFair Festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Mary Ross Park in Brunswick on May 11. The celebration features food, artists and crafters, music, kids activities, contests, and more. The blessing will take place at
2 p.m. Details: brunswickblessing.com.
Peacock Productions presents the 2nd Annual Puppies and Pin-Ups Car Show on May 18 at Hop Soul Brewery in Brunswick. The event, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., includes door prizes, raffles, vendors, food, and the Black Sheep Blues Band will perform. Car registration is $20 and begins at 9 a.m. Details available on Facebook.
The Historic Harrington School Cultural Center is hosting “This is My Dirt — Stories from Saint Simons Island” from 1 to 4 p.m. on May 18 at the center on South Harrington Road. The program will include digital stories about African-American cemeteries on St. Simons Island and based on interviews by Mercer University students in collaboration with the St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition.
Dr. Daina Ramey Berry will be the guest speaker.
The St. Simons Rotary Club continues their annual tradition, Taps at Twilight, to honor the men and women who have served in the armed forces.This year’s tribute will be held at 6:45 pm on May 27 at the Casino at Neptuine Park on St. Simons Island.
Jekyll Island Arts Association is hosting a dual exhibit featuring around 30 to 40 paintings by Julia Lawing and the basket works of Linda Lanter at Goodyear Cottage on Jekyll Island throughout the month of June. Don’t miss out on the chance to meet Lawing and Lanter during the Artists' Reception from 1 to 3 p.m. on June 2.
Take an eerie journey back in time during the Ghosts and Legends of Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation starting June 7 and held various nights throughout the month. The spooky evenings include a lantern-guided tour of the house and walking tour of the historic site. Tickets are $15, and reservations are required. Details: 912-264-7333.
The Junior Women’s Association of the Golden Isles will host its first Under the Oaks Evening Auction from 5:30 to 8:30p.m. at A.W. Jones Heritage Center on June 13. The evening will include a strolling cocktail reception and silent auction. Tickets are $50 for regular entry or $75 for early access to the VIP Preview from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Details: jwagi.org.
Frazier Entertainment will bring its monthly Jazz and Poetry Den performance to St. Athanasius Episcopal Church in Brunswick. The concert, which starts at 8 p.m., is part of a performance art series that highlight the artists, poets, singers, and musicians of Coastal Georgia in a talent showcase. Tickets are $10 at the door, and proceeds go towards the Christopher Holliman Achievement Scholarship.
June 21 to 23
Wellness on Main is bringing their next Wisdom and Wellness Retreats to Savannah College of Art and Design from June 21 to 23. The retreat will focus on awakening the body through movement, nutrition, nature, health education, and more. Details: 912-230-8314.