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Sounds by the Sea with Jamie Renee and the Walkers

Local band Jamie Renee & the Walkers charmed the audience at their Sounds by the Sea concert earlier this summer. The seasonal outdoor concert series is presented by Golden Isles Arts and Humanities at Neptune Park. Next concert is August 26!

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Julie Andrew

Husband and wife Americana duo, Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst, known collectively as Shovels & Rope performed an intimate show hosted by Sea Island on Rainbow Island with an opening set by Indianola complete with dolphins frolicking nearby. more

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Independence Day was celebrated over multiple days in the Golden Isles this year. From Jekyll Island’s fireworks on the 3rd through several parades and more fireworks on St. Simons Island on the 4th of July, EIL tried to capture as much as we could. more

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Julie Andrew

It was definitely the dog days of summer at Longview Plaza when The Pack Canine Studio, Weber’s Growler Factory, and St. Simons Bottle hosted Bark & Brew. Furry friends and their owners were welcome at this fundraiser for Glynn Co. Animal Control. more

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The breeze has kept things cool on summer Sunday evenings on lawn overlooking the ocean at the Little Light Music concerts. Party band Loose Chain & The Funk Brotherhood kept the audiences entertained at recent concerts with hits that spanned decades more

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Ann McGlaughlin, Jeff and Cindy Cowles, Riddick Ackerman

Julie Andrew

Frederica Academy’s annual Derby Day fundraiser was once again a rousing success and the hat game was strong! Justified might have been running on a wet track, but skies were blue at Sea Island’ and guests enjoyed great music, food & fellowship. more

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Julie Andrew

Gascoigne Bluff Park was the site of a celebration of cultural heritage during the Georgia Sea Islands Festival. This annual festival under the oaks showcases African American musical traditions, food, art & craftsmanship of the barrier islands. more

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Julie Andrew

The annual Spring Fling Festival at The Farm at Oatland North celebrates the season and invites everyone to come out and visit with the animals and enjoy fun activities for all ages. From finger painting to fishing, there was lots for kids to do! more

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Steve Kendall

Smiles and hugs were the order of the day as 75 local veterans of WWII, Korea and Vietnam and their 75 guardians flew to Washington, DC, for a day of reflection, remembrance and camaraderie. (Photos by Steve Kendall) more

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Molly Duckworth

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society’s annual Little Light Music summer concert series kicked off in May with a fantastic performance by The Tams. They had the crowd up dancing and singing along to their favorite tunes. more

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Julie Andrew

Recently Jekyll Island hosted its inaugural Book Festival. Guest authors discussed their works and the writing and publishing processes. More than 25 authors participated in this first ever one-day literary event. more

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Julie Andrew

Advanced culinary arts students from the Golden Isles College & Career Academy recently had the opportunity to work alongside Sea Island Resort chefs to prepare a buffet dinner for guests at A Night with the Stars. more

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Julie Andrew

With warmer weather, people are getting out to more community events around the Golden Isles, like First Friday in Historic Downtown Brunswick. more

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Julie Andrew

Recently the Coastal Georgia Historical Society held a reception honoring the Society’s Keepers of the Light at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center. They also announced the completion of the capital campaign to fund a WWII Home Front Museum on SSI. more

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Suzel and Kevin MacCallum

Julie Andrew

Although inclement weather forced the festivities inside at The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort, A Taste of Glynn to support Glynn Community Crisis Center - Amity/Hope House was still a decidedly delicious affair! more

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Julie Andrew

Mother Nature smiled on the Cassina Garden Club in perfect celebration of its 90 years in existence. The rain held off for the inaugural Music at the Cabins concert featuring Michael Hulett and the weather for the Garden Walk was simply divine! more

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Lynn Van Iderstyne, Carla Morgan, Rebecca Johnson

Julie Andrew

This year’s CASA Luncheon and Fashion Show featured models who are active volunteers in the community. These movers and shakers rocked the runway for a full house at The Cloister at Sea Island in casual and formal looks from local boutiques. more

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Julie Andrew

Friends and supporters of St. Simons Elementary School’s Ocean Lab recently gathered at a fundraiser for the program at The Greenhouse SSI. Libations flowed liberally and oysters were shucked by the dozens as guests enjoyed the evening. more

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Julie Andrew

It was a beautiful morning at Wesley Academy of Early Learning for their annual Color Run and Spring Festival. Azaleas were in bloom, skies were blue, and runners got doused with a little color along the route for this fun fundraiser. more

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Judy Wright, Chrissy Johnston, Lauren Hopkins

Julie Andrew

The St. Simons Cotillion recently held its annual Spring Luncheon to welcome new members at the lovely home of Beth Barrett. It couldn’t have been a more beautiful day on the island; the weather was perfect and the fellowship was even finer. more

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Paul White, Kevin Lokey, Jim Renner

Julie Andrew

Recently the Communities of Coastal Georgia Foundation and Stewards of the Georgia Coast held their 3rd Annual Conservation Donors Roundtable. "A Tale of Two Turtles" focused on conservation stories of loggerhead sea turtles and gopher tortoises. more

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