Art Classes and Workshops. All media, ages, and experience levels; various times and prices. 529 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
Art Classes. All ages and levels. Various times and prices. 1413 Newcastle St. (912) 262-0628 or artdowntown.net.
Art Classes. Oils, acrylics, pottery. Weekly. 404 Northway, Darien. (912) 437-7711 or mcintoshartassociation.com.
Photography Classes. Basics, digital, iPhone, Photoshop, etc. Led by Barbara Marie Kraus. Various dates, times, prices. 529 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-8770 or glynnart.org.
Passport to the Century! Guided tram tour of 240-acre historic district includes entry into two cottages. Adults $16, Children 6-12 $7, Free under 6. Daily. Jekyll Island Museum, Historic District. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
Tours of Ashantilly Center! Schedule tour appointments or meetings on available times. Donations accepted for renovation. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. (912) 437-4473 or (912) 230-6962 or ashantilly.org.
Multi-Media Self-Guided Tour! Extensive archive of photos, oral histories, diaries, home-movie footage of Jekyll Island Club history. Includes walking guide map, interactive multi-media device. $8 rental. Daily 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Jekyll Island Museum, Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Old Village Blvd. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
Passport to the Century guided tram tour of 240-acre historic district, includes entry into two cottages. Adults $16, Children 6-12, $7, Free under 6. Daily. Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Old Village Blvd. (912) 635-4036 or jekyllisland.com.
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays:
Brunswick Farmer’s Market at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, 1530 Newcastle St. 8 a.m.-dark. (912) 262-6665 or brunswickfarmersmarket.com.
Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays:
Nature Walks! Wildlife and nature guides explain Jekyll Island’s fascinating beach, marshes, dunes and maritime forest during year-round tours. Tidelands Nature Center, 100 Riverview Dr. (912) 635-5032 or tidelands4h.org.
Storytime Stories and craft projects for younger children. 10:30 a.m. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St. (912) 267-1212 or trrl.org.
Seaside Dance Association, Dance Instruction/Practice Social and ballroom dance. Beginners 7 p.m. Advanced 8:15 p.m. $5 members, $8 non-members. St. Simons Elementary School cafeteria, 805 Ocean Blvd. (912) 634-9527.
Visit the shops, galleries, restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick; art openings, live music, food and beverage pairing samples. 5-8 p.m. (912) 265-4032 or brunswickgeorgia.net.
A Little Light Music Concert Series, 7 p.m. Mason Waters and the Groove Allstars, Red hot, local favorites! Bring the family, friends, a picnic supper and lawn chairs and relax with us on the St. Simons Lighthouse oceanfront grounds. $12 adults, children under 12 and Keepers of the Light admitted free. Season tickets are $50 available in the museum store. 601 Beachview Dr. (912) 638-4666 or saintsimonslighthouse.org/music.html.
St. Simons Island 4th of July Celebration! The annual fireworks display begins at about 9 p.m. at Neptune Park in Pier Village. Bring your lounge chairs, towels and plan to be their early to find parking.
Fireworks and families from across the region will be present on Jekyll Island for the day-long showing of patriotism. Celebrate freedom. Celebrate America. Celebrate on Jekyll Island! At nightfall, enjoy a fireworks finale on the beach. (877) 453-5955.
Brunswick’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration! Bring yourself, your family, friends and join thousands of happy kids and adults for free games, free watermelon, and free fireworks at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in the heart of Historic Downtown Brunswick. The festivities start at 7 p.m. and feature organized and supervised classic games like sack races, tug-of-wars, horseshoes, various ball games, hula-hoop contests and more. Players compete for prizes of delicious whole South Georgia watermelons. Can’t win or just don’t want to play but you still have a taste for watermelon? Free slices are handed out all evening, compliments of the City of Brunswick. The fireworks over the waters of the East River and Oglethorpe Bay start about 9 p.m. and last 30 minutes. A great, fun, family event that’s sponsored each year by The City of Brunswick, Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association, and the Downtown Development Authority.
Sea Island 4th of July Celebration for residents and guests of Sea Island! The Cloister and Beach Club have many activities schedule each year during the 4th of July weekend. July 4th usually begins with a flag raising ceremony and ends the day of family fun and celebration with a Fireworks Spectacular at the Beach Club usually around 9 p.m. Click here for more information about events at Sea Island.
July 5 – 7:
Annual St. Simons Island 4th of July Sunshine Festival Arts & Crafts Show sponsored by the Pier Village Association! Postell Market on Beachview Drive – Pier Village St. Simons Island. 10 a.m.–5 p.m. all days. artdowntowngallery209.com.
July 8 – 19:
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities camp for ages 12-16 (Minimum class enrollment: 10, Max enrollment: 20). Camp runs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Actors Academy: Young actors will spend morning building acting skills with heater heath and afternoons creating a unique performance with Lucy Lyn Bryson to be presented on the last day of camp. Guaranteed to stretch your creativity and self-expression no matter what theatrical experience you have. Tuition: $300 (includes lunch); Location: College of Coastal Georgia; Instructors: Heather Heath and Lucy Lynn Bryson. (912) 262-6934 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities presents Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz, Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory Sing-Along, 7 p.m. $5 for all ages. Free popcorn, door prizes, Willy Wonka costume contests. Cartoons and shorts 30 minutes before show time. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Downtown Brunswick. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities presents Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz, Psycho, 7 p.m. $5 for all ages. Free popcorn, door prizes. Cartoons and shorts 30 minutes before show time. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Downtown Brunswick. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.
The Golden Isles Arts and Humanities hosts Jazz in the Park! 7-9 p.m. $10 adults, $5 ages 6-12, under 6 free. Season pass $35. Jazz in the Park features some of the best local and regional jazz musicians. Planned for a high tide evening for maximum breeze and comfort, the concert brings residents and tourists alike to beautiful Neptune Park at the edge of the ocean for one of the most pleasant and entertaining evenings you can spend in the Golden Isles. Bring and chair or blanket, relax, and enjoy the music! 110 Mallery St. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.
July 22 – 26:
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities camp for ages 14-18 (Minimum class enrollment: 4, Max enrollment: 10). Camp runs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Filmmaking 2: Young filmmakers build of skills learned in Filmmaking 1 while creating a short film integrating advanced camera angles, special effects, and more. Students must have taken previous film camp or approval of camp instructor to enroll in this camp. Tuition: $200; Location: Historic Ritz Theatre; Instructor: T.J. Thompson. (912) 262-6934 or email email@example.com.
July 22 – August 2:
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities camp for ages 8-11 (Minimum class enrollment: 10, Max enrollment: 20). Camp runs Monday – Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. The Magical World of Harry Potter: Young performers will spend these sessions learning about and practicing theatre skills including acting and writing. They will bewitch you with a class-created performance at the end of the session based on the beloved Harry Potter book series. Tuition: $300 (includes lunch); Location: College of Coastal Georgia; Instructor: Lucy Lynn Bryson. (912) 262-6934 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Golden Isles Arts & Humanities presents Summer Classic Movies at the Ritz, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, 7 p.m. $5 for all ages. Free popcorn, door prizes. Cartoons and shorts 30 minutes before show time. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Downtown Brunswick. (912) 262-6934 or goldenislesarts.org.