Coastal Scene

12/12/2013

Coastal Scene

EVENTS

Today to Dec. 28

SBlt 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.

Friday

SBlt The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will present Jake Schreier's 2012 film, "Robot & Frank" at 7 p.m. at the Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, as a part of its film series. A $3 donation is requested.

Saturday

SBlt Fort King George, 302 McIntosh Road SE, Darien, will host its Christmas dinner at 7 p.m. Music will be included. The cost is $35 per person, and reservations are required. Details: 437-4770.

SBlt G.J. Ford Bookstore, 600 Sea Island Road, St. Simons Island, will host the book signing of author Patsy Smith Roberts from 1 to 3 p.m. She will sign her new book, "Billy Ray, The Adventures of a Vervet Monkey."

SBlt Left Bank Art Gallery, 3600 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, will present the event, Holiday Open House at Cafe Rive Gauche from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the gallery. Guests will enjoy Starbucks coffee and pastries while viewing the ninth annual Little Picture Show. Details: 638-3017.

SBlt Jessica Lauren Events and Mystical Gardens Flower shop will host the event, "Santa's Little Stars," a fundraiser for Morningstar Children and Family Services, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m at the St. Simons Island Casino Atrium, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Tickets are $15 per child and $15 per family for the gingerbread contest. Cash is the only accepted form of payment. Details: 261-1131.

Sunday

SBlt Jekyll Island Club will host the event, Santa Claus at Crane Cottage from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Crane Cottage, 371 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. St. Nick arrives to Crane Cottage welcoming children to tell him their Christmas wish list. A photographer will be available to capture the moment for a fee. Details: 635-2600.

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Dec. 18 and 19

* Jekyll Island Club Hotel's pastry chefs will host a Christmas cookie workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. at Morgan Center, 371 N. Riverview Drive, Jekyll Island. Each guest will get one dozen cookies to decorate and take home, as well as colored icings, traditional cookie sprinkles, punch and mulled cider. The cost is $15 per cookie maker, others $5. Details: 635-2600.

Dec. 18

* The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will present Rob Sitch's 1997 film, "The Castle" at 7 p.m. at the Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, as a part of its film series. A $3 donation is requested.

PERFORMANCES

Today

* 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.

Friday

* Golden Isles Live! will present The American Tenors at 8 p.m. at The Cloister at Sea Island, 100 Cloister Drive, Sea Island. Tickets are $25 per person. Details: 638-9053.

Friday to Sunday

* St. Marys Little Theatre will present the play, "Forever Christmas," an original family musical at 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 14 and 2 p.m. Dec. 15 at Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne St., St. Marys. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under, but tickets for groups of 10 or more are $10 per ticket. They can be purchased at Once Upon a Bookseller in downtown St. Marys, On the Green Salon and Day Spa at the entrance to Osprey Cove, Friese Studio of Music at the entrance to Shadowlawn, or at the Kingsland Depot, 200 East King Ave. in Kingsland. Details: 729-1103.

Friday, Sunday and Dec. 20

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host the Ritz Radio Theatre presentation, "It's a Wonderful Life" at 8 p.m. at the Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Advance tickets for adults are between $10 and $20, and increase by $5 the day of the show. Tickets for students is $5. Details: 262-6934.

Saturday, Dec. 19 and 21

* Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host the Ritz Radio Theatre presentation, "A Christmas Carol" at 8 p.m. at the Historic Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Advance tickets for adults are between $10 and $20, and increase by $5 the day of the show. Tickets for students is $5. Details: 262-6934.

Sunday

Brunswick Actors' Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will perform "The Hallelujah Girls" at 3 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are $25 per person and can be purchased from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. today and Friday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Art Downtown/Brunswick Actors' Theatre. Details: 280-0023.

Dec. 16

* Coastal Symphony of Georgia Concert will be held at 8 p.m. at Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium, 1001 Mansfield St., Brunswick. The cost is $35 for adults and $5 for students. Details: coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org.

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

Tony Adams, 5:30 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Jamie Walker, 6 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

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

WharfRatz, 7 p.m., Sea Jay's, Jekyll Island.

Joey and Keith, 7 p.m., Flip Flop Bar, Shellman Bluff.

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

The Pine Box Dwellers, 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

Defunk 6 p.m., Latitude 31, Jekyll Island.

Conni Laine, 6:30 p.m., Sea Palms Resort, St. Simons Island.

Belmont & Johns, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

Eddie Pickett, 7 p.m., Brogen's North, St. Simons Island.

Sarah and Paul, 7 p.m., Zachry's, Brunswick.

Jay and Travis, 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.

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

Three of Us, 8:30 p.m., Ziggy Mahoney's, St. Simons Island.

Pier Pressure, 9 p.m., Bennie's Red Barn, 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.

Black Cat Bones, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

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

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

Saturday

Eddie Pickett, 3 p.m., Latitude 31, Jekyll Island.

Marc Andress, 5 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Sarah and Paul, 6 p.m., Catch 228, St. Simons Island.

Pier Pressure, 6 p.m., Marshside Grill, Brunswick.

Cumberland Sound, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan's, Woodbine.

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

Touch of Grey and Shad Waters, 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.

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

Bo Fox, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

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

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

Jimmy and the Joysticks, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway's, Brunswick.

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

Sunday

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

Monday

Backbeat Boulevard, 6:30 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

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" in the lobby through the month of December as part of its Featured Artist of the Month. His 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.