September 24–27: The Symphony Society’s 7th Annual Golden Elephant Resale Marketplace returns to 1810 Frederica Road this year, but at a much earlier date. The fundraising event benefitting the Coastal Symphony of Georgia will be held from September 25-27th with a Preview Party on September 24th. The sale is a wonderful opportunity to find gifts or items to spruce up the home. Donations of furniture, accessories, artwork, linens, toys and household items are now being accepted on Friday and Saturday mornings from 10 AM to 12 Noon or by appointment. Please contact Jeanne Anderson at 634-3852 or firstname.lastname@example.org for pick-up of larger items. For more information or to make a drop off appointment, please contact Meg Barton at (678) 522-2860 or Lisa Martin at (912) 266-5803.
Welcome to St. Simons Island, Georgia!
St. Simons Island is the largest of the Golden Isles along Georgia’s southern Atlantic coast. At 18 square miles in size, it is accessible by car via the F.J. Torras Causeway. St. Simons has a wide array of lodging choices ranging from stately hotels to comfy B & B’s. Golf resorts, condo rentals and vacation homes round out your choice for a spectacular St. Simons Island vacation. Make sure you bring or rent some bikes to explore, up close, all the beauty the island offers. And being an island, make time for some water sports and quality beach time. The restaurant scene here is packed with great local eateries, many serving fresh local seafood.
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September 18–20: The Wild Georgia Shrimp Festival! 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. Hosted on the grounds of the historic Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Dr. (912) 635-3636 or jekyllisland.com/project/shrimp-grits-the-wild-georgia-shrimp-festival.
Discover the magic of a St. Simons Island rental home, villa or condo and enjoy the ultimate in privacy and convenience.
St. Simons Island restaurants have earned a distinct reputation as some of the best dining options in the South.
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 […]
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 […]
Posted on August 26, 2014 by linda
By Jessica Wei! St. Simons is the largest of Georgia’s aptly named network of Golden Isles and offers a variety of attractions for the...more
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The sea islands that extend along the Eastern coast of South Carolina and Georgia have a history and a style all their own. From the sandy...more