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EVENTS

Friday

* Literary Guild of St. Simons Island: Showing of "Vanity Fair" at 7 p.m. at the Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. $3 donation is requested.

Saturday

* Heather House of Glynn, 1119 Old Jesup Road, Glynn County: Annual oyster roast to be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Cost: $15 and can be purchased at the Historic Ritz Theatre in Brunswick or Island Hairport and Robinson & Toler on St. Simons Island. Proceeds support Heather House. Details: 996-6833.

* PFLAG Brunswick: A "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Safe Space Workshop" will be held from 9 a.m. to noon in the Stembler Auditorium at the College of Coastal Georgia, 1 College Drive, Brunswick.

Jan. 28

* Literary Guild of St. Simons Island: Talk by Sapelo Island resident and writer Michele Johnson at 10:30 a.m. in Room 108 of St. Simons Island Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, in Coffee with the Author series. Cost: $10 for guests and free for Literary Guild members. Reservations requested at 289-7357.

Jan. 31 and Feb. 1

* Goodyear Cottage: Pottery demonstration/teaching workshop by ceramic artist Lorna Meaden will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. upstairs at McCormick's Grill, 322 Captain Wylly Road, Jekyll Island. A meet and greet artist reception for workshop attendees will be at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 31 at Goodyear Cottage, 321 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. Cost: $25 for Jekyll Island Pottery Guild members and $100 for non-members.

* Jekyll Island Authority, Brunswick Lions Club and Georgia Barbecue Association: Jekyll BBQ Beach Bash will be held from 4 to 10 p.m. Jan. 31 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 1. Professional and amateur cook-offs, classic cars, hot air balloon tethered rides, Kid's Fun Zone, live music and art vendors will be available.

Feb. 1

* Arthur Moore Methodist Museum, Library and Archives at Epworth by the Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island: Mystery on the River Dinner at 6:30 p.m. in the Pioneer Room. Three-course Italian buffet and silent auction included. Admission: $40 per person and reservations required at 638-4050.

Performances

Jan. 26

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: Peach State Opera's version of Mozart's comedy, "Cosi Fan Tutte" at 3 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Tickets: Adults are between $10 and $20, and increase by $5 the day of the show. Tickets for students are $5. Details: 262-6934.

Jan. 28

* Island Concert Association: Bruce Adolphe, known as NPR's Piano Puzzler, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. Simons Presbyterian Church, 205 Kings Way, St. Simons Island. Admission is free.

SOCIAL DANCE

*College Place United Methodist Church, 3890 Altama Ave., Brunswick: Six-weeks of line dancing classes, starting Jan. 20, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. for beginners and 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for intermediate at the church's Christian Life Center.

Tuesdays

* The Golden Isles Ballroom Dancers: Beginners lessons at St. Simons Island Health and Fitness Club on Demere Road Tuesday evenings from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost: $25 for all five weeks of lessons for gym members and $35 for nonmembers. Details: 912-634 8219.

Thursdays

* Golden Isles Shag Club: Free lessons at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Ziggy Mahoney's, in Retreat Plaza, St. Simons Island. Shag dancing with DJ Wayne Bennett follows lessons.

* Shoreline Dance Club: Beginner ballroom and Latin dance classes from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursdays at First United Methodist Church, 624 Ocean Blvd, St. Simons Island; intermediate ballroom and Latin dance lessons from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the church.

MUSIC

Thursday

Owen Plant, 7 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Karaoke, 8 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

Tony Adams, Leo Dean and DJ Rob, 8 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Joey and Keith, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

"Super DJ" Big Poppa, 9 p.m., Rafters, St. Simons Island.

Open Mic Night with Jaime & Friends, 10 p.m., Murphy's Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Friday

Leo Dean, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Traveling Riverside Band, 7 p.m., Zachry's, Brunswick.

The Woodbine Opry Bluegrass/Gospel, 7 p.m., Woodbine Community Center, Woodbine.

Bo Fox, 8 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Jay Travis, 8 p.m., Wings R Us, Nahunta.

Touch of Grey, 8 p.m., Flip Flop Bar, Shellman Bluff.

Brent Browning, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Corn Eyed Trout, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Backbeat Boulevard, 9 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Hooks & Sunshine, 9 p.m., Locos Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

"Super DJ" Big Poppa, 9 p.m., Rafters, St. Simons Island.

Traveling Riverside Band, 9 p.m., Dog House, Brunswick.

Michael Brown, 9 p.m., Millhouse, Kingsland.

Ambrosius, 10:30 p.m., Murphy's Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Saturday

Leo Dean, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Defunk, 7 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., Zachry's, Brunswick.

The Woodbine Opry Country, 7 p.m., Woodbine Community Center, Woodbine.

Conni Laine and Keenan Carter, 8 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Brent Browning, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Ambrosius, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Cosmic Funk, 9 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

"Super DJ" Big Poppa, 9 p.m., Rafters, St. Simons Island.

Danielle Martin, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

DJ "D-Rek", 10 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Sunday

Leo Dean, 1 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Ambrosius, 8 p.m., Locos Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Monday

Anthony Stubelek hosts Open Mic Night, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Tuesday

Other Shuckers, 6 p.m., Coastal Kitchen, St. Simons Island.

Live music and Bike Night, 7 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

Pate Hall hosts Trivia, 9 p.m., Loco's Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Open Mic Night with Three Piece Chicken Band, 8 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

Sundown, 9 p.m., Wee Pub, Brunswick.

Karaoke, 9:30 p.m., J's British Pub, St. Marys.

Wednesday

Trivia, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

Karaoke with DJ Reen, 8 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

"Super DJ" Big Poppa, 9 p.m., Rafters, St. Simons Island.

ART

Through January

* Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick: Terry Craig's "Coastal Landmarks and Scenes" on display in the lobby from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, and from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursday.

* Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick: Joy Hughes' sculptures on display from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays and from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

* Glynn Art Association, 529 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island: 4Brushes exhibit in gallery from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Feb. 2 includes works of Ken Wallin, Peggy Everett, Janet Powers and Mary O. Smith.

* Glynn Art Association, 529 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island: Waterworks exhibit from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays through Feb. 2 includes works of Karen Keene, Jerry Mooney, Bonnie Rabert and Linda Wunder.

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities: Georgia Artists with Disabilities' annual touring exhibit at Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturdays.

* Goodyear Cottage, 321 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island: Photography of Kate Kirby and Nancy Lyle and pottery of Lucy Clark on exhibit from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

* Left Bank Art Gallery, 1819 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island: Exhibit Whimsical Creations: Mildred Huie's "Family" Drawings of drawings and paintings of species of the Southeast from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

* Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, Library and Archives, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island: June Brown Nativity Exhibit through January from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays.

Through February

* Goodyear Cottage, 321 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island: Fine Art Show featuring Addison Palmer, Sherry Egger and Jean Yao, will be on exhibit from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.



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