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Julie Andrew

December was filled with holiday markets, arts and crafts shows, open houses, and more on St. Simons Island. The EIL elves made the rounds to visit as many events as we could. We hope you had a wonderful holiday season! Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

Team allegiances were strong at the Merry Mixer tailgate party, but there was nothing but smiles, good sportsmanship, and friendly rivalry as the festivities progressed through the big gala benefiting the Correll Teen Center that evening. Read more

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Julie Andrew

This year, following cancellation of the Shrimp and Grits Festival due to Hurricane Irma, Jekyll Island held a mash-up event combining highlights of that popular festival with the annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony and holiday events. Read more

People & Places

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Julie Andrew

Happy Bulldawg fans cheered and celebrated in the courtyard between Halyards and Tramici during the Merry Mixer benefiting the Elizabeth F. Correll Teen Center, enjoying fine food, fellowship, great music, and excellent football. Read 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! Read more

People & Places

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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. Read more

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Julie Andrew

The 4th of July is always full of activities in the Golden Isles. On St. Simons Island alone, EIL managed to catch golf cart parades in Sea Palms and in the the Village, the Sunshine Festival Art Show & the fireworks at the Pier. Patriotism lives! Read more

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It's a holly, jolly good time on Jekyll Island during the Christmas season.There's a Movies on the Green screening of Elf, the skating rink has expanded, and don't forget to come out to the lighting of the Christmas tree! A full season of fun awaits! Read more

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The Fourth of July is a great time to be in the Golden Isles. St. Simons Island, Brunswick, and Jekyll Island all have exciting festivities planned for the celebration of Independence Day. No matter which local venue you choose, you can't go wrong! Read more

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Get ready to welcome Santa on Christmas Eve as he makes his annual rounds of the island on old Engine No. 32. Learn more about this St. Simons Island holiday tradition and the wonderful people who have been making this happen for 75 years. Read more

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Join Lighthouse Trolleys in a Christmas celebration of our community. Each night, December 13-24, the trolley departs on a tour of the island's holiday lights. Hot chocolate and cookies and a surprise visit from Santa make the trip even more festive! Read more

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For many families, watching Ralphie Parker and his campaign to get a Red Ryder BB gun is as much a part of Christmas as the arrival of Santa himself. Golden Isles Arts & Humanities brings it to the Ritz Radio Theatre Stage in December. Read more

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Santa Claus is coming to town and the EIL elves have put together a selection of gift ideas from local retailers to help make his shopping (and yours) a little easier this holiday. Shop with Golden Isles merchants and support local business! Read more

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St. Simons Island resident Sandy Storing has an amazing nutcracker collection that she displays in her home over the holidays. Learn more about these whimsical creations, the ballet that led to their popularity, and try a sweet, nutty treat too! Read more

The Fourth of July is always something special in the Golden Isles. Here's some info about festivities through the holiday weekend on St. Simons Island, Sea Island, Jekyll Island, and in Brunswick. And we've got a special photo contest for you too... Read more

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Join EIL Publisher David Butler as he visits some of our favorite locations on on St. Simons Island and Sea Island to see their festive holiday decorations and spread some Christmas cheer. Read more

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For the 29th year, the Community Messiah Chorus, a 90-member chorus made up of parishioners from 35 local churches, will present a free concert of Handel’s Messiah. Performances will be 12/6 and 12/7 at Wesley UMC on SSI. Read more

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The Cassina Garden Club's first Christmas Market will be held in conjunction with the "Jingle Bells & Seashells" Christmas Tour of Homes. The 30th Annual Tour, Market & "Best Bake Sale in the Southeast" will take place on Saturday, December 6. Read more

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A couple simple recipes for hors d'oeuvres that are always a hit from some of our Golden Isles entertaining pros. Read more

EIL Community Cookbook

Thanksgiving at The King and Prince resort has been a family tradition for nearly eighty years. The holiday atmosphere is warm, inviting and deliciously abundant with time-honored Southern food and gracious service. Read more

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