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Featured Events

November 1 - Weaver Orthodontics' Candy Buy Back
Bring your candy or pet food on between 2:00 and 5:00pm! Trick-or-treaters can earn one raffle ticket per pound of surrendered candy OR per pound of dog or cat food to support the pet food bank at The Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia. Dr. Weaver will then match donated food pound for pound. All candy will go to troops fighting overseas through GIVE2THETROOPS.org. Join 103Q live at Weaver Orthodontics and visit the volunteers with adoptable pets from the Humane Society as we weigh in the candy and give away an IPAD from H & H Lifestyles! Weaver Orthodontics, 35 Professional Drive, Brunswick, GA

December 15 - Humane Society Holiday Open House
Join us from 1:00 to 3:00pm as we celebrate the season with our furry friends! Studio Pixel Pop will be here to take Santa's picture with your family and pets- share instantly with friends and family with automatic upload to Facebook. There will be refreshments, time to visit our adoptable pets, activities for children in the education center and more! Come see why "Something Extraordinary Happens When You Visit" the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia.

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VISUAL ARTS

September 14-October 31
Through Nature's Lens Exhibition of watercolors by Ann Marie Dalis, 2011 artist-in-residenceon Sapelo Island. Marsh's Edge, SSI. 291-2000

October
Ann Marie Dalis  Featured artist in lobby. Opening Oct 4, 5-7pm. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm, Tue, Thu 9:30am-8pm. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

October 1-26
Annual ARTrageous Bras  Fundraiser for Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Cancer Care program. Unique hand-decorated/designed bras on exhibit; vote for your favorites, $1 per vote. (See also Special Events) SGHS Outpatient Center Gallery, Starling St., Bwk. 466-3360, sghs.org

October 1-30
Group Show  Paintings, prints, drawings, and sculptures by Sarah Dowling, Frances Landel and David Millman. Opening reception Oct 7, 1-3pm. Mon-Fri Noon-4pm, Sat-Sun 10am-4pm. Goodyear Cottage, Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Arts Assn: 635-3920, jekyllartsassociation.com

October 1-November 9
Woodworkers and Georgia Coastal Artists  Exhibition of paintings and woodwork. Opening reception Oct 4, 5-7pm. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 5-27
City of Dreams  Artists Lanny Brewster, Jennifer George, Lance Sabbe, Anne Goodstein, David Millman, Rob Nixon & John Sabbe present imaginative, eccentric, surreal visions of the Big City in various media. Opening reception First Friday Oct 5, 5-8pm. Wed-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Exhibits page

October 12-26
Sentiments of Coastal Georgia  New work of marshes & waterways by painter Janet Powers. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

November
Bonnie Clendenen  Featured artist in lobby. Opening Nov 2, 5:30-7:30pm. Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat 9:30am-5pm, Tue, Thu 9:30am-8pm. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

November 2-21
Remembering the War at Home  Images of Brunswick and Glynn County during World War II. Opening reception First Friday November 2, 5-8pm. Wed-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Exhibits page

November 3
Art Market  12 arts and crafts booths. 10am-Noon. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

November 9-December 31
Annual Little Picture Show  200+ 'little jewel' paintings. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

November 10-11
Georgia Coastal Artists  Exhibition of local artists. 10am-5pm. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

November 16
Mistletoe Market Preview Party  First showing of art and gifts from the market. 6-8pm. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

November 20-December 29
Petit Dimension  Small art works show. Opening reception Dec 1, 5-7pm. Tue-Sat 9am-5pm. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

December 7-21
Glenda Cason: Holiday Expressions  New work by Glenda Cason, including holiday card sets. Tue-Sat 10am-5pm. Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, leftbankartgallery.com

December 7-29
Annual Glynn County Student Art Show  Imaginative works in all media by local K-12 students. Opening reception First Friday Dec 7, 5-8pm. Wed-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat 10am-2pm. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Exhibits page

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PERFORMANCES

September 28-October 14
Collected Stories   Heather Heath and Lucy Lynn Bryson in reprise of acclaimed April 2012 production of Donald Margulies' play about a famous writer and her protegee. Fri-Sat 8pm (no show Friday, Oct. 5), Sun 3pm. $5-$25 depending on age, member status, purchase date. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, Performance page

September 29-October 28
The Fox on the Fairway  Comedy by Ken Ludwig in the style of a British farce, set around a golf tournament. Dessert and coffee included. Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. $25. Art Downtown Brunswick Actors Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. 280-0023, ArtDowntown.net

October 3-6  
Nora's Lost  A play about Alzheimer's disease by Alan Haehnel, exploring the nature of memory and familial love. 7:30pm. Adults $10, Students & Seniors $5. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. GA Players

October 15
Coastal Symphony of Georgia Concert  Music from the film Shindler’s List (Luis Haza, solo violinist), Por una Cabeza by Carlos Gardel, Hebrides Overture by Mendelssohn, Beethoven’s Symphony No. 5, Opus 67. 8pm. Adults $25, Students $5. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. Coastal Symphony of Georgia: 634-2006, coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org

October 16                    
Guitar Music of Dorian Michael  Mix of contemporary, traditional, blues. 7pm. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

October 19, 25-27
You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown  Musical comedy based on the comic strip "Peanuts." 7:30pm. Adults $10, Students & Seniors $5. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. GA Players

October 19-November 4
Cabaret  Kander & Ebb musical that formed basis of Academy Award-winning 1972 film. Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. $20 adults, $10 college students, $5 under 18. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Island Players: 638-0338, theislandplayers.com

October 20
The Commedia Pinocchio  Children’s Theatre of Charlotte presents classic tale in humorous style of Italian commedia dell’arte. For all ages. 11am & 2pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 18 and under. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Performance page

October 21
Rhythm on the River  Outdoor concert featuring OSKAR Rockhammer. Bring the kids, your chair or blanket, a picnic and your favorite beverage. 6-8pm. $10 adults, 16 and under free. Queen Square, Bwk. Brunswick DDA: 265-4032 brunswickgeorgia.net

October 21
Organ Dedication Service  Featuring organist Amos Goldie, accompanied by the combined choirs of St. Mark’s Episcopal, Christ Church Frederica, and Glynn Academy High School. 3pm. St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 900 Gloucester St., Bwk. 265-0600, TheKappellmeister@gmail.com

October 25
New York State of Mind  Gourmet dinner and Cabaret (play production) at Island Players/Casino Theatre. 6-10pm. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org; Island Players: 638-0338, theislandplayers.com

November 9
Shame the Devil: An Audience with Fanny Kemble  Heather Heath in a one-woman show about the famous actress/abolitionist who lived in Golden Isles in the 19th century. Reservations suggested. 7pm. Jekyll Island Club Hotel, Historic District, JI. 635-2600

November 11
War Bonds: The Songs & Letters of World War II  A nostalgic trip through the war years with written words of actual GIs and people on homefront and 20+ popular tunes of the era. 3pm. $5-$25 depending on age, member status, purchase date. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Performance page

November 13
A Far Cry Chamber Orchestra of Boston  Chamber concert. 7:30pm. $20 adults, $10 students. Glynn Academy Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. Brunswick Community Concert Assn: 638-4111, brunswickcommunityconcert.org

November 24,
A Motown Christmas  The Motown Experience, assembled from Motown's most legendary groups, performs greatest hits and holiday classics. 7-10pm. Jekyll Island Convention Center. Jekyll Island Authority: 635-3636, jekyllisland.com

November 27
Jorge Pena and the St. Augustine Music Festival String Group  Chamber music concert. 7pm. St. Simons Presbyterian, 205 Kings Way, SSI. Island Concert Assn: 638-2220, IslandConcertAssociation.org

December 3
Coastal Symphony of Georgia Concert  Music of the holiday season, featuring soloist Kristi Tingle Higginbotham. 8pm. Adults $25, Students $5. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. Coastal Symphony of Georgia: 634-2006, coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org

December 7
Advent Lessons & Carols  Featuring the combined choirs of St. Mark’s Episcopal and Christ Church Frederica and Children’s Choir Vi Fluentis. 7pm. 265-0600, TheKappellmeister@gmail.com

December 8
A Christmas Carol  New Young Actor Ensemble public performances of show touring schools in December (not full production of play from previous years but a fun new version by youth company). 4&7pm. $10 adults, $5 ages 18 and under. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Performance page

December 9
Coastal Youth Symphony Winter Concert Mendelssohn, Dvorak, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, and Beethoven. 3pm. $5 adults, $3 ages 12 and under. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Bwk. 399-0436, coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org

December 11
Magnificat  Seasonal music & carols featuring Glynn Academy Concert Choir and Orchestra. 7pm. St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Newcastle & Howe, Bwk. 267-4210 x3110, TheKappellmeister@gmail.com

December 14-22
It’s a Wonderful Life  Ritz Radio Theatre presents the beloved holiday story as it would have been done as a radio drama of the 1940s, in front of a live audience, in period costume, with sound effects, ads, music. Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. $5-$25 depending on age, member status, purchase date. Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934, Performance page

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FILMS

October 5
Summer in Genoa  UK, 2008. Starring Colin Firth. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

October 10
Ondine  Ireland, 2009. Starring Colin Farrell. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

October 11
Cinema Gourmet: Citizen Kane  US, 1941. New series for film & food lovers. Enjoy gourmet treats from Indigo Coastal Shanty, brief talk by film historian Rob Nixon, screening of Orson Welles’ landmark film. 6:30pm. $15 advance (by Oct 8 at 9 am), $20 after Oct 8 (call for availability). Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, Movie page

October 4, November 15
Banned Book Movie Series  Films based on banned books. 6pm. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

October 31
The American  US, 2010. Starring George Clooney. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

November 7
I Am Love  Italy, 2009. Starring Tilda Swinton. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

November 8
Cinema Gourmet: Modern Times  US, 1936. New series for film & food lovers. Enjoy gourmet treats from Indigo Coastal Shanty, brief talk by film historian Rob Nixon, screening of Charles Chaplin’s comedy classic. 6:30pm. $15 advance (by Nov 5 at 9 am), $20 after Nov 5 (call for availability). Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Bwk. Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: 262-6934, Movie page

November 16
Winter’s Bone  US, 2010. Starring Jennifer Lawrence. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

November 21
The Owl and the Sparrow  Vietnam, 2007. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

December 5
Farewell  France, 2009. Starring Willem Dafoe. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

December 14
Headhunters  Norway, 2011. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

December 19
Salmon Fishing in the Yemen  UK, 2011. Starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

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SPECIAL EVENTS & FESTIVALS

October 5
High Heels, High Hopes  Fashion show benefiting Glynn Community Crisis Center. Affordable fashions for all ages. Refreshments after show. 6pm. $10. Art Downtown, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. Glynn Community Crisis Center: 264-1348 x. 107, amityhouse-gccc.com

October 6
Glynn Art Association Antique Roadshow  Antiques appraised for $15 per item, maximum 4 items. 10am-5pm Glynn Art Gallery, .529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 12
Art In the Park Fall Festival Patron Party  Preview of festival and awards to artists. 6-8pm. $125-$500. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 13-14
Art in the Park Fall Festival  70+ fine artists, food and music. 10am-5pm. Postell Park, SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 16
Meet the McGladrey Pros  Benefiting children's charities. 5-7pm. $65 includes hors d’oeuvres, drink, one good-any-day ticket to McGladrey Classic. King and Prince Beach Resort, SSI. St. Simons Island Rotary Club: 634-0255, mcgladreyclassic.com

October 18-20
Book Sale  Used books in good condition/low prices. Thu 3-7pm ($10, Guild members free), Fri 8:30am-4pm, Sat 8:30am-3pm. Casino Atrium, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

October 24-26
Georgia–Florida Golf Classic  Golf, food, and fun for an all-inclusive pre-game event. Jekyll Island Golf Course. Jekyll Island Authority: 635-2368, jekyllisland.com

October 26
UGA Alumni Oyster Roast  Oysters, live music, cold beverages, buffet. 5-8pm. Great Dunes Park, JI. Jekyll Island Authority: 635-3636, jekyllisland.com

October 29-November 1
The Enduring Magic of Eugenia Price  Book discussions, daily meditations selected from author’s spiritual enrichment books; tour places mentioned in St. Simons Trilogy. Epworth By The Sea, SSI. 638-8688

November 2                   
First Friday Fun: “Marshmallow Gumbo”  Artist Jim Jinkins presents program about fun ways to deal with trash & litter. 5-8pm. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

November 2
ARTrageous Bras Auction  Fundraiser for Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Cancer Care program. Bid on unique hand-decorated/designed bras (see Visual Arts). Silent auction 5-7:30pm. Live auction 7:30-8pm. Art Downtown/Brunswick Actors Theater, 1413 Newcastle St., Bwk. 466-3360, sghs.org

November 2-3
Golden Elephant Flea Market. Benefiting Coastal Symphony of Georgia & Coastal Youth Symphony. 10am-4pm. 1810 Frederica Rd., SSI. 10-4. Symphony Society: 634-8141, coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org

November 9-10
Georgia Literary Festival  Free events with 30+ authors, including US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, environmentalist and author Janisse Ray, chefs Hugh Acheson and Nathalie Dupree, plus special events. Jekyll Island Convention Center and other sites on JI. Georgia Literary Festival: 635-3636, ccga.edu/Community/GeorgiaLiteraryFestival.asp

November 23
Historic Downtown Brunswick Tree Lighting  Lighting of the Christmas tree in the downtown squares and reading of “Twas the Night Before Christmas” by Mayor Bryan Thompson. Santa will be on hand as will carolers and music. 5:30pm. Downtown Brunswick. Brunswick DDA: 265-4032l, brunswickgeorgia.net

November 24
Christmas Tree Lighting Festival  Lighting of the island decorations kick off holiday season. 4-8pm. Historic District, JI. Jekyll Island Authority: 635-3636, jekyllisland.com

December 1
Brunswick Christmas Parade  Floats, bands, holiday fun. 10am. Howard Coffin Park, down Gloucester St. to Mary Ross Waterfront Park, Bwk. Brunswick DDA: 265-4032, brunswickgeorgia.net

December 1
Holiday Bazaar  Vendors with crafts, gift items, collectibles, food products, plus Farmers Market. 8am-5pm. Mary Ross Waterfront Park, Bwk. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities: 262-6934

December 1
Holiday Market  Specialty crafts, gifts, food items, hourly and raffle prizes. 9am-4pm. Lord of Life Lutheran Church, 2801 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-4673

December 8,
A Sea Island Christmas Tour five homes on Sea Island and Cloister Hotel. Live greenery displays and tips on how to recreate them. Bake sale (9am-2pm) at bus departure site. 10am-5pm. $45. Depart Tabby Slave Cabins on Gascoigne Bluff, SSI. Cassina Garden: 638-9808, cassinagardenclub.org

December 16
Holiday Dance Party  Live dance music for Latin, standard, line dances, swing, salsa, mixers, games and more. BYOB & covered dish to share. Free dance lesson 5pm, live music 5:30-8:30. $25 advance, $30 at door. Shrine Club, Bwk. Golden Isles Dancers: 634-8219

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CLASSES/ WORKSHOPS/CAMPS

October 13
Artisan Series: Soap-making  Local soap-maker Sara Blocker demonstrates techniques for creating all natural, vegetable oil-based soap. 10am-Noon. $15 non-members; $10 members. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. 437-4473, 230-6962; ashantilly.org

October 24-26
Ken Wallin Studio Workshop  Painting. 10am-5pm. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 25
Genealogy Workshop  Led by Daughters of the American Revolution consultants.  11am. Casino Bldg., Room 108, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. St. Simons Library: 638-8234, trrl.org

November 3       
AARP Driver Safety Class  6-hour refresher course. $12 book fee. 9am. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

ONGOING
Art Classes and Workshops  All media, ages, and experience levels; various times and prices. Glynn Art Association: 638-8770, glynnart.org

Art Classes  All ages and levels. Various times and prices. Art Downtown: 262-0628, artdowntown.net

Art Classes  Oils, acrylics, pottery. Weekly. McIntosh Art Assn: 437-7711, Mcintoshartassociation.com

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TOURS, LECTURES, READINGS

October 5
Voices from the Civil War  Author Pamela Bauer Mueller and storyteller Harry Paisley present Civil War stories and Mueller’s book Neptune’s Honor. 6-8:30pm. $40, 35 GAA Members. Glynn Art Gallery, 529 Beachview Dr., SSI. Glynn Art Assn: 638-8770, glynnart.org

October 9
Coffee with the Author  Nancy Raines Day and Phyllis Limbacher Tildes talk about writing children’s books. 10:30am. $10, Guild members free. Casino Room 108, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

October 9, November 13, December 11
Book Discussion Group  Roman history and culture. 11am. Casino Bldg., Room 114, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. St. Simons Library: 638-8234, trrl.org

October 12, November 9, December 14
Storytime  Holiday of the month themes with singer-songwriter Danielle Martin. 11am. St. Simons Library, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. 638-8234, trrl.org

October 13
Feminine Beauty: Portrait Paintings by the Brothers Chatov  Presentation by curator Dayna Caldwell featuring paintings by the late Constantin and Roman Chatov, Russian-born portraitists who set up their studio in Atlanta, Georgia in the early 1960s.  Reservations appreciated. 3-5pm. $5 donation. Mildred Huie Museum, 1819 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, LeftBankArtGallery.com

October 18
Georgia Hurricanes: Their Historical Implications  Local historian Buddy Sullivan discusses major hurricanes that impacted the Georgia coast, including the 1898 storm that put the islands of Sapelo, Jekyll, Cumberland, and St. Simons under several feet of water. 3pm. Sapelo Island Visitor Center, Meridian. Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve: sapeloislandnerr-ctp.org.

October 21
Archaeology on the Lower Altamaha: The Elizafield and Evelyn Plantation Sites  Dr. Kevin Kiernan on recent excavations and research into the early dwellers along the lower Altamaha. Reception follows. 3-5pm. Non-members $20, Members $15. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. 437-4473, 230-6962; ashantilly.org

September 26, October 24, November 28,           
Golden Isles Book Discussion Group  Call for selection. 10:30am. Brunswick Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 580-4320, trrl.org

October 24
David Harrell  Actor, born without a hand, talks about overcoming adversity. 12:30pm. Stember Theatre, College of Coastal Georgia, Bwk. CCGA Office of Diversity and Inclusion: 279-5805, ccga.edu

November 3
History Lecture  Buddy Sullivan talk, part of Darien Fall fest (see Special Events). 1pm. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. 437-4473, 230-6962; ashantilly.org

November 6
Coffee with the Author  Claire Cook (Must Love Dogs) talks about her latest, Wallflower in Bloom. 10:30am. $10, Guild members free. Casino Room 108, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

November 7
Zach Wahls: What Makes a Family?  New perspective on gay marriage. 8pm. Conference Center, College of Coastal Georgia, Bwk. CCGA Gay-Straight Alliance: 279-5805, ccga.edu

November 15
Coffee with the Author  Norma Watkins talks about her book, The Last Resort: Coming of Age in Mississippi in ’50s and ‘60s. 10:30am. $10, Guild members free. Casino Room 108, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

November 17
The Civil War Library: In Remembrance of Sherman’s March to the Sea  Curator Dayna Caldwell unveils Civil War Library with 150+ books about battles, correspondence, and men of Confederate Army.  Reading of excerpts and display of 1921 portrait of Stonewall Jackson by Mildred Huie’s Great Aunt Ju Ju. Reservations appreciated. 3-5pm. $5 donation. Mildred Huie Museum, 1819 Frederica Rd., SSI. 638-3017, LeftBankArtGallery.com

December 1 & 8
A Century of Celebrations  Lantern-lit evening excursion and holiday celebrations at 3 historic cottages.  Available 6&7pm.  Adults $16, Children 7-15 $7, Free under 6.  Reservations required.  Jekyll Island Museum, 635-4036, jekyllisland.com

December 4
Coffee with the Author  Harlan Hambright talks about his book, The Idiat and the Odd-yssey 10:30am. $10, Guild members free. Casino Room 108, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Literary Guild of St. Simons: 289-7357, litguildssi.org

ONGOING
Storytime  Stories and craft projects for younger children. Tue 10:30am. Brunswick Library, 208 Gloucester St., Bwk. 267-1212, trrl.org

Tours of Ashantilly Center  Schedule tour appointments or meetings on available times. Donations accepted for renovation. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. 437-4473, 230-6962; 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 9am-3pm. Jekyll Island Museum, Historic District. 635-4036, 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, Historic District. 635-4036, jekyllisland.com

October
Folklore, Rumor & Myth  Twilight tour of Jekyll historic district and spine-tingling tales from the past in one of the cottages. Recommended for ages 10 and above. Fridays, 7pm. Adults $16, Children 6-12 $7.  Reservations requested. Jekyll Island Museum: 635-4036,  jekyllisland.com

December
The Holidays in History  Tour of Jekyll Historic District cottages decorated for holidays reflecting traditions from Victorian to Jazz Age. 11am, 1pm, 3pm daily, except Dec 24 & 25. Adults $16, Children 6-12 $7, Free under 6. Jekyll Island Museum: 635-4036,  jekyllisland.com

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OPEN HOUSES/AUDITIONS/MEETINGS

October 5, November 2, December 7
First Friday  Visit the shops, galleries, restaurants of Historic Downtown Brunswick; art openings, live music, food and beverage pairing samples. 5-8pm. Main Street Brunswick/DDA: 265-4032, brunswickgeorgia.net

October 28-30
Auditions for Play On   Backstage comedy by Rick Abbot. 7pm. Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Dr., SSI. Island Players: 638-0338, theislandplayers.com

December 2       
Christmas at Ashantilly  Enjoy decorations and tree at open house with live music and seasonal refreshments. 5-7pm. Ashantilly Center, Hwy. 99, Darien. 437-4473, 230-6962; ashantilly.org

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