Friday, Nov. 8
The Blue Jean Ball, benefiting the Humane Society of South Coastal Georgia, will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Sinclair Plantation, 6520 Frederica Drive, St. Simons Island. Tickets are $160 each. For more information, visit HSSCG.org/blue-jean-ball.
The Georgia Coastal Artist of the Golden Isles will host its fall exhibition and sale from 4 to 7 p.m. Nov. 8 and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 9 at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island and Nov. 8 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. It is free and open to the public.
Saturday, Nov. 9
The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at its museum store, 610 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. There will be a variety of activities taking place from author talks to wine demonstrations. For more information, visit www.coastalgeorgiahistory.org.
Keep Golden Isles Beautiful will host a paper shredding event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at BB&T, 800 Glynn Isles, Brunswick and at 1709 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. For more information, visit www.kgib.org.
The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island’s book store will be open from 9:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Casino on St. Simons Island.
Sunday, Nov. 10
Marine Corps League, Glynco Detachment, is hosting the annual Marine Corps Birthday Dinner at 6 p.m. at the Brunswick Country Club. Reservations are due by Nov. 7. The cost is $40 per person. The dress is coat and tie. For more information or to make reservations, call 912-506-5694.
Hofwyl-Broadfield Plantation will host a program featuring Sudy Leavy who will speak about Ophelia Dent, the last private owner of the property, at 3 p.m. at 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17, Brunswick. Admission is $8 for adults and $5 for students. For more information, visit gastateparks.org/hofwylbroadfieldplantation.
SoundBites, sponsored by the Coastal Symphony of Georgia, will be held at 7 p.m., at Halyard’s on St. Simons Island. Violinists Sinisa Circic and Micah Ganger will perform. Tickets are $50. For more information, visit coastalsymphonyofgeorgia.org.
The Coastal Georgia Genealogical Society and the St. Simons Public Library will present a program titled “Tell Your Family’s Stories” from 2 to 3 p.m. in room 108 of the St. Simons Island Casino, 550 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. It is free and open to the public.
Historic Brunswick’s PorchFest will return from noon to 6 p.m. along the streets of downtown. Musical performances will be held on neighborhood porches, and food trucks will provide treats. The first stop will be at Brunswick Manor, 825 Egmont St., Brunswick, to pick up materials for the walking tour. There will be a concert at 5 p.m. at the same location. The event is rain or shine. It is free and open to all. For more information, visit PorchFestBwk.com.
Monday, Nov. 11
The Glynn County Republican Party will host its second annual Fish Fry Fundraiser and Family Event from 4 to 7 p.m. at Bennie’s Red Barn on St. Simons Island. The keynote speaker will be Congressman Buddy Carter. There will be live music and a cash bar. A variety of candidates will also make appearances. The cost is $40 for adults and $10 for students. Tickets are available at Glynngop.org. For more information, email email@example.com.
A Veteran’s Day Parade will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Mallery St., near the baseball fields and will continue to the St. Simons Island Pier. The parade and ceremony will be led by the United States Army Color Guard from the 3rd Infantry Division, Fort Stewart Georgia. Representatives from fourteen (14) Golden Isles Veterans groups will participate in the parade and ceremony. The public is invited to come show support for the honorees.
Live Oaks Garden Club’s annual poinsettia sale is currently underway. The club is offering red, white and pink 8-inch foil pots for $18. Pick-up will be from noon to 4 p.m. Dec. 6 at St. Simons United Methodist Church’s parking lot. Proceeds go toward local beautification projects. For more information, call 912-638-9803.
The Red Shed Band, 6 p.m., The Jerk Shak, Brunswick
Uncle Dave Griffin, 6 p.m., Sea Palms, St. Simons Island
Chris Rider and Jaime Rowell, 6 p.m., Echo, St. Simons Island
Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., NANCY, St. Simons Island
Thom Schuyler Benefit Concert, 7 p.m., Villa Ospo, Jekyll Island
Crawford Perkins, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway, Brunswick
Jerry Gowen, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island
WharfRatz, 7 p.m., Wee Pub Beach, Jekyll Island
Justin Spivey, 7 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, St. Simons Island
Karaoke, 7 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick
Free Soul with Monique Cothern, 7:30 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island
Island Kings, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island
Tony Adams and friends, 8 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island
Josh Kirkland and Sam Johnson, 8 p.m., Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island
Karaoke, 9 p.m., Demere Grill, St. Simons Island
Island Kings, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island
Roy Gentry, 6 p.m., Fish Dock Bar and Grill, Townsend
Michael Brown and Jaime Rowell, 6 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island
Levi Moore, 6:30 p.m., Catch 228, St. Simons Island
Three Day Weekend, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick
Midlife Chryslers, 7 p.m., Zachry’s, Brunswick
Monique Cothern, 7 p.m., Echo, St. Simons Island
Mike Pearson, 8 p.m., Ember, St. Simons Island
Tie Dyed Sunset, 8 p.m., Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island
Rider, 8 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island
The Vibe, 8 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick
Nighthawks, 8 p.m., The Blue Door, Brunswick
Michaele and the Ambiguous, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island
Dexter Jones, 9 p.m., The Study, Brunswick
Josh Kirkland Band, 9 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island
Tim Akins, 1 p.m., Jekyll Island Seafood Co., Jekyll Island
Idle Hands, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan’s, Woodbine
Roy Gentry and the Hired Guns trio, 7 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick
Squirt Gun, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island
Traveling Riverside Band, 7 p.m., The Wharf, Jekyll Island
Tony Adams, 7 p.m., Nora’s at the Pier, St. Simons Island
Jeff Allyn Szwast, 8 p.m., Ember, St. Simons Island
Michael Brown and Jaime Rowell, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island
DJ Tina Takeover, 9 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island
Jeff McMahon, Anatalia Joy and Troy Castella, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway, Brunswick
Eddie Pickett, 1 p.m., Captain Stan’s Smokehouse, Woodbine
Tony Adams, 1 p.m., Emerald Princess, Brunswick
DeFunk, 5 p.m., Coastal Kitchen, St. Simons Island
Karaoke, 6 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick
Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island
Karaoke, 7 p.m., Mulligan’s, Brunswick
Open Mic Night, 8 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island
Joey Thigpen, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island
Eddie Pickett, 7 p.m., Wee Pub Beach, Jekyll Island
Karaoke, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick
Michaele Hannemann, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island
LaDon Drury, 5 p.m., Hampton Inn, Jekyll Island
Chris Rider and Jamie Rowell, 6 p.m., Skipper’s, Darien
Levi Moore, 6:30 p.m., Porch, St. Simons Island
Roy Gentry, 7 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick
Joey Thigpen, 7 p.m., Demere Grill, St. Simons Island
Karaoke, 8 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island
Jam and open mic night, 8 p.m., The Blue Door, Brunswick