Tuesday, Nov. 14
The Newcomer’s Club will host its November Dinner at 6 p.m. at St. Williams Catholic Church’s fellowship hall on St. Simons Island. Tickets are $20 per person. The deadline for registration is Nov. 10. A number of community organizations will be highlighted during the event.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
The Brunswick Glynn County Mayor’s Committee on Services for the Disabled will hold its monthly meeting at 10 a.m., the 2nd floor of the Historic City Hall on 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Meetings are open to the public and address issues of interest to persons with disabilities, their families and disability related service and support providers.
Thursday, Nov. 16
Coastal Photographer’s Guild will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. The presentation will be given by Jim Squares, PhD. He will discuss travel photography. For more information, go to www.coastalphotographersguild.com.
The Lower Altamaha Historical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Fort King George Historical Site’s Visitors’ Center. The third installment of writer/director Stephen Doster’s film, “Saint Simons 360°” will be shown. In addition, the society’s archives library will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for researchers, genealogists and interested persons. To schedule a visit to the archives on a day other than the scheduled time, call 770-378-7268. There is no charge for the meeting or the use of the archives. For more information visit, loweraltamahahistoricalsociety.org.
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will hold its fall membership meeting at 6 p.m. at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center on St. Simons Island. The topic will be “FDR: Georgia on his Mind” and will be presented by Jamil Zainaldin. Society members are admitted free of charge and it is $10 for nonmembers. Registration is required and may be made by visiting www.coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
Friday, Nov. 17
The Golden Isle Chapter 887 of the AARP will meet on at noon at the Golden Corral Restaurant, 114 Golden Isle Plaza, Brunswick, Georgia. The speaker will be Dionne Lovett, director of the Area Agency on Aging.
Saturday, Nov. 18
Hofwyl Broadfield Plantation will host Jean Choate, a local author, for a book signing and presentation. She recently released “Voices Seldom Heard: Women, Blacks and Children of the Georgia Coast, 1850-1870.” The presentation and book signing are free. Regular admission applies for site tours. For more information, call 912-264-7333.
Monday, Nov. 20
The Coastal Symphony of Georgia will present a concert titled “Women, Women, Women!,” a celebration of the female spirit. Among others, featured selections include “Sleeping Beauty Ballet Suite,” “La Cenerentola,” (Cinderella) and Verdi’s “La Traviata.” The concert will begin at 8 p.m. in the Brunswick High School auditorium. For ticket information, please visit the Symphony’s website at www.coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org or contact the Symphony box office at 912-634-2006.
Tuesday, Nov. 21
The Coastal Georgia Audubon Society will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Seafarer’s Center, 307 Newcastle Street, Brunswick. The conservation group 100 Miles will talk about the area and its designation as one of the wester hemisphere’s most crucial and for bird maintenance and survival. They will also discuss the Annual Coastal Conservation in Action meeting slated for Jan. 13 and 14 on Jekyll Island. For more information on the conference, call 912-222-3140.
Thursday, Nov. 23
“Wobble Before You Gobble 5K and Fun Run,” a fundraiser for Morningstar Children and Family Service, will be from 7-11 a.m. The race begins at 900 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Participants are encouraged to run and walk in costume. A silent auction will follow the race. Details: www.active.com.
Friday, Nov. 24
“Elf,” will be shown at 5:30 p.m. on the Village Green on Jekyll Island as part of the “Movies on the Green” series. It is free and open to the public.
Merry Shrimpmas, a unique event held in place of Shrimp and Grits, will be held from 2 to 8 p.m. Nov. 24 and from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 25. A variety of entertainment, food and drinks will be on hand. In addition, the Jekyll Island Arts Association will host Merry Artists’ Christmas gift sale with various handmade crafts for sale.
Saturday, Nov. 25
The Santa Express will be offering train rides Nov. 25, Dec. 2 and Dec. 9 at the station, 511 Osborne Street, St. Marys. Tickets are $14 for kids 12 and under. Adult tickets are $20. For more information, visit www.stmaryrailroad.com.
Friday, Dec. 1
Keller Williams, a multi-insturmentalist and singer, will perform at 7 p.m. on Rainbow Island at Sea Island. The doors open at 6 p.m. The cost is $45 for general admission and $95 for VIP. They may be purchased at www.seaisland.com.
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation, 5556 U.S. Highway 17, Brunswick, will host its 37th Annual Christmas Tour from 6 to 9 p.m. Dec. 1 and Dec. 2. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for those 6-17. Children 5 and under will be admitted for free. For more information, call 912-264-7333.
The 8th Annual Tour Historic Brunswick Tour of Homes will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the downtown area. Several houses will be on the tour, starting with Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle Street, Brunswick. The event is sponsored by the Magnolia Garden Club and will also include a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 to $30 depending on when they are purchased. Groups can receive a discounted rate. For more information email email@example.com.