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Christian Women’s Quilting Retreat “Live the Blooming Life”!

February 23-26: Christian Women’s Quilting Retreat “Live the Blooming Life” at Epworth By The Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr. Work on a fun beginner’s quilt and fellowship with new and old quilting friends. Learn new techniques, enjoy fun surprises, go on an optional shop hop and receive a T-shirt. You’ll also have some personal reflection time as we go through a mini-devotional entitled: Live the Blooming Life. In addition to the quilt retreat, Mavis Rosbach of Quiltbird Studio expands these devotions with her own ‘Biblical Quilt Blocks’ that tie back to the lessons! Sign up early because spaces are limited! quiltbirdstudio.com. For more information visit epworthbythesea.org or (912) 638-8688.

The Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run!

February 14: The Southeast Georgia Health System Bridge Run across the scenic Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick, has become a signature event for the Health System and the Golden Isles. Unique among bridge runs, the event takes place entirely on the 7,780-foot Sidney Lanier Bridge. At its center, the bridge measures 480 feet high above the Brunswick River, the tallest span in the state. The Bridge Run also includes a fun walk after the race is over, followed by a family-friendly festival featuring community vendors, food and drink, entertainment and children’s activities. For more information, (800) 537-5142, ext., 2786 or sghs.org/bridgerun.

Island Treasures!

February 1-28: Island Treasures! Jekyll Island commissions a group of highly skilled artisans from across the U.S. to create an array of stunning, handworked glass globes. During this 2 month long program, “Beach Buddies” hide these floats along the beaches for lucky visitors to find. Treasure finders can register their Island Treasure at the Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center to receive a bio on the artist and a certificate of authenticity. The Jekyll Island Visitor Information Center has Island Treasure floats and an array of the other colorful glass creations for purchase in-store. (912) 635-3636 or jekyllisland.com/island-treasures.




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History of the St. Simons Lighthouse

History of the St. Simons Lighthouse

The First Lighthouse (1810) On October 17, 1804, John Couper, a plantation owner on St. Simons Island, deeded four acres of his land, known as “Couper’s Point,” at the south end of the island for one dollar to the Federal government for the construction of a lighthouse. James Gould of Massachusetts was hired in 1807 […]

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America’s Favorite Beach Towns

America’s Favorite Beach Towns

No. 1 St. Simons Island, GA! Lined with white sand and live oaks, the biggest of Georgia’s Golden Isles won the beach-town contest for offering a triple threat of southern charm, serenity, and affordability. It’s not hard, after all, to get hotel rates here under $200 a night. St. Simons Inn, for instance, overlooks a […]

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What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

What is Georgia’s State Seashell?

Knobbed Whelk (Busycon carica)! Christened the state seashell in 1987, the knobbed whelk is a whorled shell, eight inches long at maturity, displaying heavy spines, many knobs, and an orange or red mouth. Minerals in Georgia coastal waters cause ocher striations on the sand-colored, semi-gloss surface. This marine snail shell is found all along Georgia’s […]