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Although it's only November, Christmas is just around the corner and holiday events pick up right after Thanksgiving. We want to make sure you don't miss anything, so we've got your preview of what's coming up to celebrate the season. more

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An Island Thanksgiving

EIL Publisher David Butler puts out a community call for assistance to help make sure the Grinch doesn't steal Christmas from our favorite Sea Palms holiday decorators. more

Oct 29, 2018 1:08 PM Letters from David

From September 24 to November 9, the Live Oak Garden Club will be taking orders for their annual poinsettia sale. Gorgeous large plants in your choice of red, white, or pink in 8" foil-wrapped pots for only $18/ea. Call 912.638.9803 to order yours. more

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Julie Andrew

‘Twas the season of open houses, holiday markets, home tours, and bake sales galore. There were parties and visits with Santa for young and old. EIL managed to get out and capture some of the fun at these events, we hope you had a wonderful holiday! more

People & Places

See featured finds from the Golden Isles in this week's Beachcombing. more

Business Showcase

In December's installment of Island Impressions, Fr. Tom Purdy talks about the time he left Mary & Joseph out in the cold, and shares his thoughts about the importance of opening our hearts during this Christmas season and beyond. more

Island Impressions

See featured finds from the Golden Isles in this week's Beachcombing. more

Business Showcase

See featured finds from the Golden Isles in this week's Beachcombing. more

Business Showcase

Letters from David: I Wanna Be THAT Guy! NOT that guy!

EIL Publisher David Butler shares his thoughts on holiday decorating, and resolves to try to be more like THAT guy, instead of that guy. more

Dec 1, 2017 8:56 AM Letters from David

The EIL elves are at it again. We’ve badgered Santa into giving us a peek in his gift bag and we’re hoping you make the “nice” list to snag some of these great goodies! Collectibles and clothes, toys and treats, check out these gift ideas! more

Business Showcase

See featured finds from the Golden Isles in this week's Beachcombing. more

Business Showcase

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Julie Andrew

Decorating Reynolds Mansion and celebrating the holidays in this special place is something the Friends of Sapelo look forward to all year. During the month of December, the public is invited to come tour the mansion and see the festive decor. more

Events

See featured finds from the Golden Isles in this week's Beachcombing. more

Business Showcase

No Really, You Shouldn’t Have!

EIL Publisher David Butler's post-holiday thoughts on gift giving and regifting. more

Jan 27, 2017 9:41 AM Letters from David

Fr. Tom Purdy's thoughts on celebrating the season. When do those 12 Days of Christmas REALLY start?! more

Island Impressions

‘Tis the season for gift giving and once again the EIL elves have gotten together with local retailers to put together a holiday shopping list to assist Santa and his many helpers. There's something for everyone here--for kids from one to 92. more

A Historical Video Tour of the St. Simons Island. more

Culture & History

Letters from David: That One Year...

EIL Publisher David Butler has always spent Christmas celebrating with his parents. In this month's publisher's letter, he recalls what occurred the one year he didn't and urges everyone to indulge in their favorite Christmas traditions. more

Nov 29, 2016 11:46 AM Letters from David

Inspired by Lewis Carroll's fantastical world of Alice that will be the focus of Sea Island's Christmas festivities, we invite you to follow us down the rabbit hole to our own holiday wonderland of Christmas tea parties and tradition. Don’t be late! more

Svendsen Children Christmas

Image courtesy of the Coastal Georgia Historical Society

Light keeper C.O. Svendsen, his wife Annie, and their three children spent many Christmases at the St. Simons Lighthouse between 1907 and 1935. Here are some of the recollections of those holidays on the island. more

Culture & History

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