Exhibit featuring the wildlife paintings of Sherry Egger and the still life art of Loren DeBenedetto, will be featured at the Anderson Gallery, 3309 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island from Feb. 14-March 2. An opening reception, free to the public, will begin at 5 p.m. Feb. 14.
Paintings by Nancy Pitcher and polymer and paper sculpture by A. Kelly Richard will be on display from noon to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekends Feb. 1-29 at the Jekyll Island Arts Association, Goodyear Cottage, in the Jekyll Island National Historic Landmark District.
Thursday, Feb. 13
”Moby Dick,” a 1956 film directed by John Houston and starring Gregory Peck as Captain Ahab, will be shown at 7 p.m. at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., as part of Cinema Gourmet Series. Details and ticket prices: goldenislesarts.org or 912-262-6934.
Feb. 14 – Feb. 16
St. Simons Storytelling Festival will be held daily at Epworth by the Sea, 100 Arthur J. Moore Drive, St. Simons Island. Details: 912-638-8688.
Saturday, Feb. 15
Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation Bridge Run will be held from 8 a.m. til noon on the Sidney Lanier Bridge, in Brunswick. Details and a full schedule may be found at http://the-bridge-run.org/.
18th Annual Art Inspired by Nature Sale and Auction, to benefit Tidelands Nature Center, will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Morgan Center, 151 Old Plantation Road, on Jekyll Island.
Sunday, Feb. 16
Donald L. Miller, Ph.D., will present a program on his book, “Vicksburg: Grant’s Campaign That Broke the Confederacy,” at 4 p.m. at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. His lecture will be followed by a book signing. Free to the public.
Tuesday, Feb. 18
Dr. John Hershey will present “In the Heart of the Read: Disasters, Fish Stories, Outer Space and the Manipulation of Truth,” at 10:30 a.m. in in the St. Simons Island Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Free for guild members and $10 for non-members. Reservations: litguildssi.org/events.
Wednesday, Feb. 19
Genealogy workshop, presented by Nancy Greybeal, will begin at 2 p.m. at the Moore Methodist Museum & Library, at Epworth by the Sea, on St. Simons Island. Free to the public. Details: 912-638-4050.
”Whale Rider,” a 2003 New Zealand film, will be shown at 7 p.m. at the St. Simons Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Free, but a $3 donation is requested.
Feb. 21 — Feb. 23
”How I Became A Pirate,” a co-production with the Brunswick High School Theatre Company, will be performed at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. ,Details and ticket prices: goldenislesarts.org or 912-262-6934.
Saturday, Feb. 22
”De Artistry of Gullah Geechee” will be held from noon to 3 p.m. at the Jekyll Island Convention Center, 75 North Beachview Drive, Jekyll Island. The event will feature Queen Quet, Chieftess of the Gullah Geechee Nation; traditional handmade quilts by Gullah Geechee traditions-keeper, Carolee Holmes Brown and paintings by Gullah Geechee artist Quadré Stuckey. Free to the public.
Wednesday, Feb. 26
”The Wanderer: A Film Presentation with Tyler Bagwell,” will be presented at 7 p.m. in the St. Simons Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, as part of The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Film Series. A $3 donation is requested to offset expenses.
Saturday, Feb. 28
”Leap for Kids” Gala, sponsored by the AJ Donohue Foundation and the Southeast Georgia Health System Foundation, to benefit the renovation of the pediatric inpatient unit at the Brunswick hospital, will begin at 6 p.m. at The Westin Jekyll Island. Tickets are $85 per person and include heavy hors d’oeuvres, entertainment by Owen Plant and Scott Pallot and a silent auction. A golf tournament will be held Feb. 29. Details: visit wearethefoundation.org or ajdonohuefoundation.org or call 912-466-3360.
”Jambalaya,” to benefit Communities in Schools of Glynn County, will be from 6-9 p.m. at Village Creek Landing, on St. Simons Island. The event will feature Cajun cuisine and entertainment by Jupiter Coyote. Tickets are $75 and include dinner and two drinks. A cash bar will be available. For tickets, Venmo CIS-Glynn38 (venmo.com/CIS-Glynn38) or contact 912-223-4641.