Friday, July 14
North End Tour of Sapelo Island, presented by Sapelo Island National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources, will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. The tour will feature the Native American shell ring and Chocolate Plantation. Tickets are $15 for adults, ages 13 and up and $10 for children ages 6-12, and can be purchased at the Sapelo Island Visitors Center. Participants will depart the mainland on the 8:30 a.m. ferry and return at noon. Reservation are required. Reservations: 912-437-3224. Details: 912-485-2300.
Summer Classic Film Festival, featuring classic films that give a nod to Alfred Hitchcock and his favorite leading lady, Grace Kelly, will be today through Sunday at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. “Dial M for Murder” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. today, preceded by a film talk at 6:30 p.m. At 4 p.m. Saturday, “High Anxiety,” a Hitchcock parody directed by Mel Brooks, will be shown. At 7 p.m. Saturday, “Rear Window” will be screened, and beginning at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, a short documentary on costume designer Edith Head will be shown, and refreshments will be served, prior to the final film in the festival, “To Catch a Thief.” A weekend pass. A weekend pass for the four movies is $20. Individual movie tickets are $7 per person. Details: 912-262-6934.
Saturday, July 15
Brunswick Farmers Market, hosted by Slow Food Georgia and Golden Isles Arts & Humanities, will be from 8 a.m. to noon at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, Brunswick. The expanded market will feature local makers and farmers.
“Queen of Katwe” will be shown at 10 a.m. at the Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, Epworth by the Sea, St. Simons Island, as part of its “Matinee at the Museum” series. Free.
Birds of Prey Lunch and Learn will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Unitarian Universalists of Coastal Georgia, 1710 Gloucester St., Brunswick. The event will feature a lecture with live birds of prey and their handlers. Tickets are $25 for adults and $15 for children. Lunch will be provided. Details: 912-265-9424.
“The Bible — Hope” will be shown at 1:30 p.m. at the Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, Epworth by the Sea, St. Simons Island, as part of its “Matinee at the Museum” series. Free.
Tuesday, July 18
Russ Franklin, who has degrees in math, physics and literature, and currently teaches writing at Florida State University in Tallahassee, will speak about his book, “Cosmic Hotel,” at 10:30 a.m. in Room 108 of the St. Simons Casino, 530 Beachview Drive, as part of the “Coffee With the Author” series presented by the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island. Admission is free for guild members and $10 for guests. Reservations recommended. Details: litguildssi.org/events.
Memory Matters Caregiver Connections, for people who are caring with individuals with memory loss, will be from 1:30-3 p.m. at Magnolia Manor of St. Simons, 100 Heritage Drive, St. Simons Island. Details: 912-264-0777.
Wednesday, July 19
Hamilton Plantation Tabby Slave Cabin tours, conducted by docents from the Cassina Garden Club which owns the cabins, will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon through Aug. 16. One cabin has been completely restored, and restoration is currently under way on the second cabin. Participants will learn about life on Hamilton Plantation and the subsequent “mill days.” Free.
The Brunswick Glynn County Mayor’s Committee on Services for the Disabled will meet at 10 a.m. at Old City Hall, 1229 Newcastle St., Brunswick. The meeting will address issues of interest to people with disabilities, their families and disability-related services and support providers. Free to the public. Details: 912-267-7613.