Friday, Oct. 13

The Food Truck Oktoberfest will be held from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. Several food trucks and vendors will be on hand, following the event an after party with live music will be held in Jekyll Sqaure on Newcastle Street in Brunswick.

The Golden Isles Fund for Trees will host a post hurricane bash, “Irmageddon,” to benefit the organization. It will take place at 7 p.m. at Gnat’s Landing. There will be live music and prizes. For more information, visit

Saturday, Oct. 14

Coastal Georgia Audubon Society will lead a field trip from 8 a.m. to noon at the Altamaha Wildlife Management Area. Participants should meet at the old dairy barn parking area across from the main WMA headquarters on U.S. 17 just south of Darien. Bird watchers should wear appropriate clothing, bring bug spray and water. The trip is free and anyone who is interested is welcome to take part. Contact Bob Sattelmeyer for any additional information needed at 404-217-7802 or

Sunday, Oct. 15

Sounds by the Sea, presented by the Golden Isles Arts and Humanities Association, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Neptune Park on St. Simons Island. Michael Hulett will perform. The event is a performance rescheduled due to Hurricane Irma. Attendees should bring a picnic dinner, lawn chair or blanket.

Tuesday, Oct. 17

The Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society and the St. Simons Public Library will host “Finding the Females in Your Family Tree,” a video presentation, at 11 a.m. at the St. Simons Island Casino, Room 108, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. It is free and open to the public.

Coastal Georgia Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m at the Seafarer’s Center, 307 Norwich Street in Brunswick. Eamon Leonard of DNR will speak about “Invasive Plant Species”. He is on the Cannon’s Point Task force, chairs Coastal Wildscapes, and is involved in many other plant related organizations in the coastal area. For more information, call Marge Inness at 912-580-9608.

Thursday, Oct. 19

The Friends of Historic Jekyll Island will sponsor a presentation entitled “Revitalization of the Jekyll Island Museum — Update,” by Bruce Piatek, director of historic resources for the Jekyll Island Authority at 6:30 p.m. in the Mission Parlor of the Jekyll Presbyterian Community Church, 475 N. Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island. The presentation is free and open to the public. Refreshments will follow.

Marshland Credit Union will host International Credit Union Day beginning at 10 a.m. at its main branch, 3650 Community Road, Brunswick. There will be give away and prizes.

Saturday, Oct. 21

Glynn Environmental Coalition will hold its Commotion by the Ocean from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Morningstar Marina, St. Simons Island. There will be an open period for members to speak on issues. An election of officers will also take place. Heavy hors d’oeuvres will be provided. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information, call 912-466-0934.

The McIntosh Art Association will host author Jackie Strickland who will sign her book, “Once Upon Too Many Times” at 2 p.m. at the Old Jail Art Center, 404 North Way, Darien. It is free and open to the public. For more information, call 912-437-7711.

Kickball for a Cause will be held from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 601 Mallery St., St. Simons Island. The event is a fundraiser for the United Way of Coastal Georgia. There is a $25 cost per player with 100 percent of registration fees going directly to this charity. Each player will receive a performance tee, drawstring bag, free Farm Rich and SeaPak Products. Visit for more information.

October Paint N’ Sip Class with Kimberly Purcell will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Old Jail Art Center, 404 North Way, Darien. The cost is $35 per person. For more information, call 912-437-7711.

The St. Marys Express will hold haunted train rides from Oct. 21 and Oct. 28. The Halloween Express departs from Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne St. Marys, at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m., and 4 p.m. on Oct 21 and 28. Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for children 3 to 12. Children 2 and under ride free. Tickets should be purchased in advance at, or by calling 912-200-5235. Groups of 10 or more should call 912-729-1103 for a discount code.

Trot the Block in Her Shoes, an event supporting Glynn Community Crisis Center, will be held at 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at Belk in Glynn Place Mall in Brunswick. The walk costs $10 per entry but the fee is waived if a participant generates at least $25 in pledges. Forms including a waiver must be completed prior to the walk. Those may be dropped off at 1316 Newcastle St., Brunswick.

Youth Aviation Day will be held from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at 70 Gruber Lane, St. Simons Island. Students in grades 10 to 12 are welcome, as are middle schoolers. There will be number of interesting features and exhibits. Representatives from Middle Georgia State University, members of the military and local aviation professionals will be on hand to share their experiences. To register, visit

Tuesday, Oct. 24

The Brunswick High School Theatre Company will present “Lily Plants a Garden” by Jose Cruz Gonzales beginning at 7 p.m. Oct. 24 and running nightly through Oct. 26. The cost is $5 for both students and adults. For more information, contact Lucy Lynn Bryson at

Neighborhood Planning Assembly will hold its first meeting at 6 p.m. Oct. 26 in Old City Hall in Brunswick. A number of issues concerning the organization’s founding. A subsequent meeting will be held at 6 p.m. Nov. 16. The group will appear before the city officials at the Brunswick City Commission meeting to be recognized Dec. 6.