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Georgia Florida Golf Classic!

October 29-31: Georgia Florida Golf Classic! Join the largest golf tournament in Bulldawg Nation. The Georgia-Florida tradition attracts fans from across the country to defend the reputation of their favorite team. Golf is played the Thursday and Friday before the Georgia-Florida Football Game. Other activities include cocktail parties, oyster roasts, putting contests and more. Tournament Entry Fee, $270 – $300. Parking Fee $5. For more information, (877) 453-5955 or visit Georgia-Florida Golf Classic.

6th Annual Golden Elephant Sale!

November 7-8: 6th Annual Golden Elephant Sale! The Symphony Society will hold its 6th Annual Golden Elephant upscale resale marketplace sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Taylor House Interiors Greenhouse, 3079 Frederica Rd. Offering one-of-of-a-kind treasures to Golden Isles bargain seekers. The popular sale of gently used household and garden furnishings, toys, artwork and more will offer fresh new finds for bargain hunters. Proceeds from the sale benefit the Coastal Symphony of Georgia. coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org/golden-elephant.

15th Annual St. Simons Land Trust (SSLT) Oyster Roast!

November 22: The 15th Annual St. Simons Land Trust (SSLT) Oyster Roast will be from 5-8 p.m. at Gascoigne Park, 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr. Oysters, a low country boil, BBQ and other southern fare will be served and there will also be live entertainment by Bucktown Kickback. All proceeds from the 15th Annual Land Trust Oyster Roast benefit the St. Simons Land Trust and their mission: To preserve the island’s natural and scenic character and enhance the quality of life in our island community for present and future generations. Ticket costs. $75/SSLT member ($50 before Nov. 8); $75/nonmember. To purchase tickets, please click here or call (912) 638-9109.

Swing for Kids Golf Tournament!

November 28: Swing for Kids Golf Tournament! Lunch & Registration 11 a.m. Shotgun Start at Noon. $125 to play – sign up online at ssirotary.org. Each 4-Person Team includes a child from the Boys & Girls Club of Southeast Georgia. All proceeds benefit children’s charities in Glynn County. King & Prince Golf Club, 100 Tabbystone, St. Simons Island. Sponsored by St. Simons Island Rotary Club & Nalley Auto. For info contact: Rick Mattox (912) 634-0255 or ssirotary.org.




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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 […]