Saturday, Sept. 30

“The Lego Batman Movie,” will be shown at 7:30 p.m. on the Village Green on Jekyll Island as part of the “Movies on the Green” series. Free.

Team Alexa Fighting Bank and CURE will host Redfern Goes Gold, a fundraiser for the families of children with cancer, will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. at Gnat’s Landing. An auction, entertainment and door prizes will be available. For more information, email

Sunday, Oct. 1

Complicated Pants will perform from 6-8 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park in Brunswick as part of the “Rhythm on the River” concert series sponsored by the Downtown Development Authority. Family-friendly. Bring chairs, blankets, a picnic and your favorite beverage. Free.

Friday, Oct. 4

The St. Simons Food Spirits Festival will be held from Friday to Oct. 8. A number of events will be held over the course of four days. For tickets and a complete listing of events, visit

Thursday, Oct. 5

“Smokey Joe’s Cafe” will be performed by The Island Players at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays Oct. 5-21 and at 3 p.m. Sundays Oct. 8-22, at the St. Simons Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Admission is $20 for adults, $10 for college students and active military and $5 for students 18 and younger. Details:

Friday, Oct. 6

Glynn Environmental Coalition will meet at 11:15 a.m. at the Olive Garden Restaurant, 600 Glynn Isles, Brunswick. There will be an open period for members to speak on issues.

First Friday, a downtown block party, will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. along the streets of Newcastle Street in Brunswick. Various stores will stay open later and hold specials. During the event, Vivian La Vivi Mitchell will hold an art opening from 5 to 8 p.m. at Ritz Theatre downtown.

Saturday, Oct. 7

CoastFest, sponsored by the Department of Natural Resources, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to at the DNR headquarters, 1 Conservation Way, near the Sidney Lanier Bridge in Brunswick. For more information, visit

Railroad Days will host train rides at noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. at train station, 1000 Osborne St., St. Marys. It will coincide with the Rock Shrimp Festival. Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for kids. Tickets may be purchased at or call 912-200-5235.

Thursday, Oct. 10

Cinema Gourmet will be a 2001: A Space Odyssey will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick. There will be food and a discussion about the film. The cost is $18 per person. Reservation must be made by Oct. 9, those can be made by calling 262-6934.

The Golden Isles Penguin Project, a musical theatre production that casts children and young adults with disabilities in all roles, will hold an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 10 the Historic Ritz Theater in downtown Brunswick. Those who would like information prior to the meeting may contact Golden Isles Arts & Humanities at 912.262.6934 or email or

Thursday, Oct. 12

Care Net Pregnancy Center of Coastal Georgia will host a 25 year Celebration Banquet and Fundraiser at 6:45 p.m. at Jekyll Island Convention Center, 75 N. Beachview Dr., Jekyll Island. To reserve a seat, call 264-0231.

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.

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.