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Coastal Scene 12-5
EVENTS

Today

* Glynn Art, 529 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, will host the opening reception of 100 under $100 from 5 to 7 p.m. Details: 638-8770.

* Hospitality Management Department of the School of Business and Public Affairs, the Jekyll Island Authority and the Bordeaux Wine Board will sponsor a Bordeaux tasting seminar and food pairing at 6 p.m. at Villa Ospo, 381 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. Tickets are $40 per person, and advance purchase is required. Details: 279-5852.

Friday and Saturday

* The 32nd Annual Plantation Christmas will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, 5556 U.S. Highway 17 N, Brunswick. Admission is between $4 and $7. Details: 264-7333.

Friday

* Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick, will host the opening reception of Cherry Chambers "photo-graphics" exhibit from 5 to 7 p.m. in the lobby.

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will present the annual Student Art Show from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick.

Saturday and Dec. 14

* Headway Outdoors and Taylor House Interiors will present the second annual St. Simons Winter Wonderland Festival from 1 to 8 p.m. at the pavilion at Taylor House, 3079 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. Santa pictures and hot chocolate will be available. Christmas trees will also be available for purchase. Details: 434-7940.

Saturday to Dec. 28

* Jekyll Island Museum, 100 Stable Road, Jekyll Island, will host its Holidays in History tours at 11 a.m., and 1 and 3 p.m. There will be daily tours inside the historic cottages of Jekyll Island, decorated in vintage style. Admission is $16 for adults, $7 for ages 7 to 15, and free for ages 6 and under. Reservations are required. Details: 635-4036.

Saturday

* Ashantilly Center, 15591 Ga. Highway 99, Darien, will host its Madeira tasting from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tim Rutherford, Savannah Food and Spirits critic, will present a selection of Madeira wines, each served with appropriate foods. Aperitifs, as well as dessert Madeiras, will be among the selections. Tickets are $35 per person, or $60 per couple. Details: 437-4473.

* Cassina Garden Club will host its annual Tour of Homes and Bake Sale entitled, "Sea Island Holiday Traditions" from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The bake sale will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $45 in advance, or $50 the day of. Details: 399-1152.

* Jekyll Island Museum will host the event, "Celebrate St. Nicholas Day" from 2 to 4 p.m. at Villa Ospo cottage, 381 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. It will include a 1920s Christmas party at the Jennings family home on Jekyll Island, music, light refreshments, storytelling, games, and a visit with St. Nicholas. The cost is $10 per person. Reservations are required. Details: 635-4036.

* McIntosh Art Association, 404 Northway, Darien, will host the Christmas Gallery Show and Open House from 6 to 8 p.m. Details: 437-7711.

Sunday to Dec. 10

* Ashantilly Center, Ga. Highway 99, Darien, will host its Holiday Open House at Ashantilly event from 5 to 7 p.m. Guests will get a glimpse of Michael Angel's decorative magic in Bill Haynes' library. Hot mulled wine will be available Dec. 8. Details: 437-4473.

Sunday

* Shoreline Dance Club will host a Sunday Tea Dance from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Club Room at The Cloister, 100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island. The event will be a mixture of ballroom, Latin and swing dances with live music and afternoon tea. Admission is $37.50 for members and $45.00 for non-members. Reservations are required. Details: 638-2249.

* Jekyll Island Arts Association will host the opening reception of its advanced members' exhibit from 1 to 3 p.m. at Goodyear Cottage, 321 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, through the month of December. Several artists will display their best holiday fare from a variety of mediums including painting, pottery, fiber arts, and woodworking.

* Spartina Garden Club will host tours from 1 to 5 p.m. of the "Christmas On The Bluff" Holiday House, 2747 Sutherland Bluff Drive, McIntosh County. The McIntosh Art Association will display an exhibition of work by local artists at the Sapelo Hammock Golf house in conjunction with the one-day event. Tickets are $10 and are available at the Old Jail Art Center in Darien, the Posh Pineapple in Eulonia, and Liza! for Hair in Shellman Bluff. Tickets will be available at the door the day of the tour. Details: 832-5433 or stimm@darientel.net.

Dec. 10

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities' Young Actors Ensemble will present its fall showcase at 6 p.m. at Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. The showcase will be preceded by theatre and improvisation games at 4:30 p.m., which will be open to teenagers interested in learning more about the group. Auditions will follow the showcase. Details: 262-6934.

* Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, will host its holiday high tea event at 3:30 p.m. in the Grand Dining Room. The annual holiday gathering offers guests high tea, sandwiches, soup, scones and holiday sweets, set to the music of the Jekyll Island Club Hotel's pianist. Admission is $25 per person. Details: jekyllclub.com.

Performances

Saturday and Dec. 15

Brunswick Actors' Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will perform "The Hallelujah Girls" at 8 p.m. Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays, through Dec. 15. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays at Art Downtown/Brunswick Actors' Theatre. Details: 280-0023.

Sunday

* Coastal Youth Symphony will host their winter concert at 3 p.m. at Glynn Academy Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Brunswick. The cost is $3 for students and $5 for adults.

Monday

* St. Mark's Episcopal Church and Glynn Academy choirs and the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will present the event, "A Festival of Christmas Brass" at 7 p.m. at the church, 900 Gloucester St., Brunswick. The cost is $15. Details: 267-4210, ext. 3110.

Dec. 12

* Glynn Academy Orchestra and Academy singers will present holiday music with orchestrated narration of Dickens' classic read by Father Liam Collins at 7 p.m. at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 900 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Details: 267-4210, ext. 3110.

SOCIAL DANCE

Tuesdays

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

Wednesdays

* International Club of Coastal Collage of Southeast Georgia will offer swing dance lessons at 2 p.m. Nov. 6 and 13 in the Howard Coffin Park gym, 1402 Sonny Miller Way, Brunswick. Lesson are free to members and cost $3 for non-members. Details: 222-8439.

Thursdays

* The Golden Isles Shag Club meets for free lessons at 7 p.m. Thursdays at Ziggy Mahoney's, in Retreat Plaza, St. Simons Island. Shag dancing with DJ Wayne Bennett will follow the lessons.

* Shoreline Dance Club has beginners 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 are held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the church.

MUSIC

Thursday

Paisley Magazine "Partini Party," 5:30 p.m., Sea Palms Resort Conference Center, St. Simons Island.

Tony Adams, Leo Dean and DJ Rob, 7 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Squirt Gun, 7 p.m., Coastal Kitchen, St. Simons Island.

Lee O'Neal, 7 p.m., Sea Jay's, Jekyll Island.

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

Ambrosius, 9 p.m., Locos Grill 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

Belmont and John, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

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

"Santa Tony" Adams, 7 p.m., Glynn Academy, Brunswick.

John Emil, 7 p.m., Sea Jay's, Jekyll Island.

Michael Brown and Jaime Rowell, 7 p.m., Zachry's, Brunswick.

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

WharfRatz, 7:30 p.m., Flip Flop Bar, Shellman Bluff.

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

Zody Jane, 8 p.m., Moondoggy's, Brunswick.

Greg Hester, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

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

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

Thunderbird, 9 p.m., Locos Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

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

Cumberland Sound, 9 p.m., Outerbanks Sports Bar, Kingsland.

Dukes of Glynn, 10 p.m., Murphy's Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Saturday

Bill Piper, 9 a.m., Coastal Coffee and Desserts, Brunswick.

Eddie Pickett, noon, Latitude 31, Jekyll Island.

Jeff Beasley, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

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

Eddie Pickett, 7 p.m., Sea Jay's, Jekyll Island.

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

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

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

The Job Meiller Trio, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Squirt Gun, 9 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

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

KnuckleDown, 10 p.m., Murphy's Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Sunday

"2nd Sunday," 1 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Tony Adams, 1 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Soul Gravy, 3 p.m., Coastal Kitchen, St. Simons Island.

Dukes of Glynn, 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 December

* Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, Library and Archives, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island, will host the annual June Brown Nativity Exhibit through Jan. 31 in the museum's rotunda. The collection can be viewed from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.

* Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick, will present Cherry Chambers "photo-graphics" exhibit in the lobby through the month of December as part of its Featured Artist of the Month. Her works can be viewed from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, and from 9:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday.

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will present the annual Student Art Show at the Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick, Friday through Dec. 28. The exhibition will feature works from local students pre-K to grade 12. Works can be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

* Glynn Art Association, 529 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, will host the exhibit, 100 under $100 through Dec. 28. Works can be viewed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

* Jekyll Island Arts Association will present its advanced members' exhibit at Goodyear Cottage, 321 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island, through the month of December. Several artists will display their best holiday fare from a variety of mediums including painting, pottery, fiber arts, and woodworking. The exhibit will be open from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.



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