December 2019 Calendar
Universal Human Rights Month | Stress-Free Family Holidays Month
3rd: Nat’l Day of Giving | 22nd-30th: Hanukkah | 25th: Christmas
31st: Nat’l Champagne Day
NOV 30-DEC 1 HOLIDAY ARTISTS MARKET
10 am both days. Find unique holiday gifts from select local and regional artists and crafters. Location: Postell Park in St. Simons Island Pier Village. Details: www.soglogallery.com
DEC 1-30 MERRY ARTISTS MARKET
Open daily. Sponsored by the Jekyll Island Art Association at Goodyear Cottage. Featuring one-of-a-kind handmade gifts. Extended holiday hours in effect. Details: 912.635.3920, or www.jekyllartists.com.
DEC 6-22 STUDENT ART SHOW AT THE RITZ
This annual show features hundreds of works in every medium made by creative K-12 students. Opening Reception: Dec. 6, 5-8 pm in Wilcox Gallery at the Historic Ritz Theatre; 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. Details: Golden Isles Arts and Humanities; 912-262-6934.
DEC 6-7 HOFWYL-BROADFIELD CHRISTMAS
6–9 pm at Hofwyl-Broadfield State Historic Site, 5556 US Hwy 17, Brunswick. Walk the illuminated path to a holiday decorated antebellum rice plantation; enjoy reenactors; live music, wassail and cookies; Adults $10/Youth $5/5 & Under Free. Details: 912-264-7333 or www.georgiastateparks.org/hofwyl.
DEC 7-22 "And the Winner Is" by Mitch Albom
Saturdays: 8 pm; Sundays: 3 pm. Presented by The Brunswick Actors Theatre; Details: 912.262.0628, www.soglogallery.com., and see ad on right.
DEC 8 COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING
DEC 12 LIGHTS OF COURAGE
6-7 pm: Tree Lighting at Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Nunnally House and Gumaer Gardens, 3215 Kemble Avenue, Brunswick. Lights are $25 each and are available In Honor or In Memory of loved ones. To reserve your light please call 912-466-3360 and see ad page 5.
DEC 13 MEET THE AUTHOR
10:30 am. The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island presents Executive Chef Whitney Otawka and The Saltwater Table: Recipes from the Coastal South. Location: St. Simons Casino, Room 108; Free to Guild members/$10 guests; RSVP to litguildssi.org/events.
DEC 14 GRACE HOUSE CHARITY GOLF TOURNAMENT
8am registration; 9am scramble start. 4th Annual Tournament at Sea Island Retreat Golf Course, SSI. $100pp/$400team; raffle prizes & silent auction; Online registration available. Benefits Grace House of Brunswick, Inc.
DEC 14 SANTA ARRIVES AT ST. SIMONS PIER
2:30 pm. Santa Claus arrives by pilot boat at the St Simons Island Pier Village, Mallery Street! Treats and Fun. Sponsored by the Pier Village Association, SSI. Details: Call: 912.634.1888 at St. Simons Bait & Tackle.
DEC 17 GEORGIA COAST SURGICAL OPEN HOUSE
4–7 pm. Join in the holiday fun and wellness Open House at Georgia Coast Surgical & Med Spa, 3226-F Hampton Ave., Brunswick. Live demos, door prize, specials. Call to reserve your spot: 912.264.9724 and see the ad, page 2.
DEC 17 JEKYLL SINGERS HOLIDAY CONCERT
DEC 22 CHRISTMAS CANTATA
5 pm. The Greatest Story by Ft. Frederica Presbyterian Church Choir will feature local soloists and scripture readers. 6450 Frederica Road, SSI. All are welcome/Free. Refreshments afterwards.