October 24: Annual Brunswick Rockin’ Stewbilee at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, Downtown Brunswick! Each year, cooking teams from near and far compete to see who has the best stew, competing for the Peoples’ Choice and Judges’ Award. The day long event begins with the 5k Road Race followed by the Pet Supplies Plus Pooch Parade, Live Entertainment, The Kid’s Junior Stewbee Central Fun Zone, Classic and Antique Car Show, Arts & Crafts displays and of course, sampling of the Best Brunswick Stew in the nation. Advanced tickets, $3 for kids under 6 years, $6 for adults or $4 and $9 on the day of the event. stewbilee.com.
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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October 28-30: Georgia-Florida Golf Classic! Before rivals take up the pigskin in Jacksonville, fans of the Bulldogs and Gators will tee it up in friendly competition at the 36th Annual Georgia-Florida Golf Classic on Jekyll Island. Once again, participants will enjoy three great days of food, fun and golf all on beautiful Jekyll Island. The Classic is the perfect way to start the legendary Dawgs and Gators football weekend.
October 10: Glynn Environmental Coalition (GEC) 25th Anniversary Celebration! Join the Glynn Environmental Coalition (GEC) to celebrate 25 years of keeping the Golden Isles healthy. Join GEC’s Anniversary Celebration at Mudcat Charlie’s pavilion on the banks of the Altamaha. Enjoy the music of locally famous singer/songwriter, Tony Baker, a delicious fish fry, and an exciting auction offering coastal adventures, golf, art, and many cool GREEN products. Everyone is a winner. Special door prizes. $25 for members and $35 for non-members. Constance Riggins, GEC Outreach Director (912) 466-0934 or register to attend on the GEC website at glynnenvironmental.org.
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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 […]
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