Hilton Head Island Wine & Food Festival!

March 10 – 15, 2014: The 29th Hilton Head Wine & Food Festival. South Carolina’s Premier Coastal Wine Competition & Culinary Event. Mark your calendars for these key dates, information on locations, times and tickets will be posted as they become available. hiltonheadwineandfood.com or (843) 686-4944.



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Weddings and Private Parties

Weddings and Private Parties

On the Grounds of the St. Simons Island Lighthouse Museum! Are you looking for a beautiful, historic waterfront setting for your next private function? Coastal Georgia Historical Society’s facilities and grounds are one of St. Simons Island’s premier oceanfront venue choices for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, photography sessions, meetings and corporate events. For pricing […]

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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 […]