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Anderson Fine Art Gallery, 3309 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island, will host an opening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition will featuring Loren DiBenedetto and Sherry Egger. The works will be on display through March 4. For more information, visit www.andersonfineartgallery.com.

The Woodbine Opry, 205 Camden Ave, Woodbine, meets every week on Friday with gospel and bluegrass music. On this Friday, they will feature The Little Roy and Lizzy Show. On Saturday, there will be gospel and country music plus dancing. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the music starting at 7 p.m. Admission is free. The group operates a Facebook page with information.

The St. Simons Island Story Telling Festival will be held from Feb. 14 to 16 at Epworth By the Sea. A number of writers will offer advice and seminars on their process. For a full list of activities, visitww.stsimonsislandstorytellingfestival.com.

Saturday, Feb. 15

Howfwyl-Broadfield Plantation will host its Ghosts and Legends tour at 6 p.m. at the site, 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17N, Brunswick. The stroll will take attendees through the house and the grounds. The cost is $15. For more information call 912-264-7333 or visit https://gastateparks.org/HofwylBroadfieldPlantation.

The Brunswick Actors’ Theatre, 1413 Newcastle St., Brunswick, will stage “Calendar Girls” at 8 p.m. Feb. 15, 22, 29 and at 3 p.m. Feb. 16, 23 and March 1. For tickets and more information, visit www.SoGloGallery.com.

Golden Isles Arts and Humanities will host a Big Read program called “Herman Melville and the Legacies of the Essex” at 4 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre in downtown Brunswick.

The St. Simons Literary Guild’s book store will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the casino atrium on St. Simons Island.

Sunday, Feb. 16

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society will host bestselling author Donald Miller, Ph.D., who will present on his book “Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy.” His lecture will be held at 4 p.m. at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. This event is free and open to the public. Registration is required and may be made by visiting coastalgeorgiahistory.org.

The Coastal Georgia Audubon Society will take part in America’s Backyard Birding Count 2020 at 8:30 a.m. at the Morgan Center on Jekyll Island. Different teams will explore the area. For more information, email Lydia Thompson at birdjekyll@gmail.com.

The Brunswick Links Inc. will host an Arts Sip and View at 4 p.m. at A Moveable Feast Restaurant, 1178 Chapel Crossing, in Brunswick. Visual and folk art by Serena Hall of Darien will be available for viewing. Admission is $35 per person. For more information or for tickets, text 912-571-1090.

Monday, Feb. 17

“Whaling and Industrialization in 19th Century America” will be presented by Hector Montford, Ph.D., at 6:30 p.m. in room 108 of the Casino, 530A Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. It is part of the monthly Big Read programming. For a full list of events, visit www.goldenislesarts.org.

The Friends of the Brunswick Library has a used bookstore that is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. It is open from 1 to 7 p.m. on Thursday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. Books range in price from 50 cents and $2 for hardbacks.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island will host its Meet the Author series with Jon Hershey, author of “In the Heart of the Read: Disasters, Fish Stories, Outer Space, and the Manipulation of the Truth.” It is part of the Big Read. It will be held at 10:30 a.m. in room 108 of the St. Simons Island Casino. It is free to guild members and $10 for nonmembers. To make a reservation, visit litguildssi.org/events.

Hattie’s Book Club will meet at 6:15 p.m. every third Tuesday at the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick. The selection is “In the Heart of the Sea,” which is the Big Read Book.

“In the Heart of the Read: Disasters, Fish Stories, Outer Space and the Manipulation of the Truth,” will be held at 10:30 a.m. at room 108 of the Casino on St. Simons Island. Jon Hershey, Ph.D., will discuss Herman Melville and associated topics. The Literary Guild of St. Simons will host the event. It is part of the monthly Big Read programming. For a full list of events, visit www.goldenislesarts.org.

The Hog Hammock: Little Read story time will be held at 10 a.m. with the Middle Read story time following at 11 a.m. Both will be at at 1023 Hilery Lane, Sapelo Island.

The Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick, will host folksinger and storyteller Adam Miller, who will perform a free, sing-along concert: “Traditional Whaling and Sailing Songs from the Days of Moby Dick” at 6:30 p.m. This Big Read program will feature authentic traditional 18th and 19th-century shanties, saltwater sailor ballads and whaling songs from the days of Moby Dick. It is a Big Read program.

Wednesday, Feb. 19

The St. Simons Island Literary Guild will host its film night featuring “Whale Rider” at 7 p.m. in the St. Simons Casino theater. A $3 donation is requested.

The St. Simons Literary Guild’s book store will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the casino atrium on St. Simons Island.

A Genealogy Workshop will be held at 2 p.m. at the Moore Methodist Museum, 100 Arthur J. Moore Dr., St. Simons Island. Nancy Graybeal will lead a workshop designed for both the novice and experienced family researchers. The workshop is free but donations are appreciated. Call 912-638-4050 to reserve a seat and for more information visit www.mooremethodistmuseum.com.

The St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition will host its monthly speaker series at 5:30 p.m. featuring Llewellyn Cornelius, PhD., who will present a program called “Power and Resilience in the Gullah Nation.” Admission is free but donations will be accepted. For more information, call 912-634-0330.

Thursday, Feb. 20

The Glynn Academy Class of 1952 will hold its monthly meeting at noon at Michael’s Deli in Brunswick. All members of the class are invited to come and socialize.

The Brunswick Links Inc. and the Brunswick-Glynn County Library, 208 Gloucester St., Brunswick, has rescheduled their joint event Family Workshop: Tribute to Marian Anderson” for 5 p.m. at the library. Anderson is known for her historic concert at the Lincoln Memorial in 1939, which drew an integrated crowd of 75,000 people in pre-Civil Rights America. For more information, call 912-279-3728.

The Lower Altamaha Historical Society’s Archives Library, located at Fort King George, will be open from 11:00 a.m. to 3 p.m. for researchers, genealogists and interested persons. To arrange another time to visit, call 276-492-5577. There is no charge for the use of the archives. In addition, society will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Fort King George Historical Site’s Visitors’ Center. Visitors are welcome.

The Coastal Georgia Photographer’s Guild will hold its regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Dr., St. Simons Island. The speaker will be Emmy winner David Wright. Guests are welcome. For more information, visit coastalphotographersguild.com.

The Friends of Historic Jekyll Island will host DeLon Peacock who will speak about his book “Boys’ Estate Georgia — 1946 to 1976” at 6:30 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Presbyterian Church, 475 N. Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island. The public is invited and refreshments will be served. It is free.

“In the Heart of the Read: Disasters, Fish Stories, Outer Space and the Manipulation of the Truth,” will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the College of Coastal Georgia in Brunswick. Jon Hershey, PhD., will discuss Herman Melville and associated topics. The Literary Guild of St. Simons will host the event. It is part of the monthly Big Read programming. For a full list of events, visit www.goldenislesarts.org.

Friday, Feb. 21

The Elks Lodge will host a fish fry from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1509 Union St., Brunswick. The cost is $8 for an eat-in or take away plate. Desserts are $1 extra. Fore more information, call 912-264-1389.

Saturday, Feb. 22

Wine, Women and Shoes, a benefit for Hospice of the Golden Isles, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Cloister on Sea Island. General admissions tickets are $100 per person. For more information, visit hospiceofthegoldenislesauxiliary.ejoinme.org.

Howfwyl-Broadfield Plantation will host its Ghosts and Legends tour at 6 p.m. at the site, 5556 U.S. Hwy. 17N, Brunswick. The stroll will take attendees through the house and the grounds. The cost is $15. For more information call 912-264-7333 or visit https://gastateparks.org/HofwylBroadfieldPlantation.

The St. Simons Literary Guild’s book store will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the casino atrium on St. Simons Island.

Righton Books, 222 Redfern Village, St. Simons Island, will host author Pamela Bauer Mueller from 2 to 4 p.m. at the store. She will sign her book, “Fly, Fly Away,” which is about the true story Operation Pedro Pan.

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