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“Bye Bye Birdie – Young Performers Edition,” presented by the Golden Isles Penguin Project, opens June 17 at the Ritz Theatre, in downtown Brunswick.


“A Book of Saints,” an exhibit by Cullen Peck, may be seen from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. Free to the public. Details: 912-638-8770.

The Coastal Georgia Historical Society is offering free admission at the St. Simons Lighthouse and World War II Home Front museums to fifth and sixth grade students throughout the summer. Complimentary admission will also include up to two adults and any children under 18 within the student’s family group. Details: 912-638-4666.

The Literary Guild Bookstore at the St. Simons Island Casino, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, will be open from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Saturdays throughout the month.

The Brunswick Music District will present live, local entertainment from 6-9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays in the historic squares in Brunswick, until further notice. Check the BMD Facebook page for bands and squares.

June 4

Taste of Gullah, a fundraiser for the Historic Harrington School, will be held from 5-7 p.m. at the Harrington School, 291 S. Harrington Road, St. Simons Island. Sponsored by the St. Simons African American Heritage Coalition, the event will feature authentic Gullah food, tours of the schoolhouse, livee entertainment, and a book talk/signing of “Gullah Geechee Heritage in the Golden Isles” with authors Amy Lotson Roberts and Patrick J. Holladay, Ph.D. Tickets are $25. Details and tickets: 678-557-4665.

First Friday will be held from 5-8 p.m. in the shops, restaurants and galleries along Newcastle Street, in Brunswick. Details: 912-265-4032.

June 5

Historic Brunswick Art Walk will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Newcastle Street. Local artists will display their works. Details:

June 6

“Junebalaya,” a benefit for Communities in Schools of Glynn County, will begin at 6 p.m. at Village Creek Landing, 526 S. Harrington Road, St. Simons Island. The event will feature entertainment by The Tuten Brothers of Nashville, Tenn. Details: 912-223-4641 or

June 9

“The Guilty,” a 2018 Danish movie directed by Gustav Moller, will be shown at 7 p.m. at the St. Simons Island Casino Theater, 530 Beachview Drive, St Simons Island, as part of the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island movie series. Free, but a $3 donation to offset costs is appreciated. Rated R. In Danish with English subtitles. Masks are mandatory, but reservations are not required. Details:

June 17-20

“Bye Bye Birdie – Young Performers Edition” will be presented by the Golden Isles Penguin Project at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., in Brunswick. The Penguin Project casts children and young adults with disabilities in all roles, who are assisted by mentors as needed. Tickets range in price based on age and membership status. Details and to purchase tickets: Visit, call 912-262-6934, or stop by the Ritz Theatre box office from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays.

June 19-20

Crafts in the Village will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at Postell Park, 532 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. An array of handmade art, decor, jewelry, candles, photography, specialty food items and one-of-a-kind items will be featured. Details: 912-638-8770.

June 19

The Family Reunion Art & Music Festival, Juneteenth Celebration of Freedom, will begin at 2 p.m. at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, in Brunswick. The event will feature art, music, live performances, food, vendors, games and more.

Chamber Experience and Business & Bites, presented by the Brunswick-Golden Isles Chamber of Commerce, will be from 5-9 p.m. at Gascoigne Bluff, on St. Simons Island. Tickets are $20 per person and for $25 with 10 food tasting tickets included. The event will feature bites from some of the Golden Isles’ best restaurants, live and silent auctions, raffles, cash bar, a wine grab and live music by Squirt Gun. All proceeds benefit programs that support local businesses in the community. Details:

June 20

The Funk Brotherhood will perform from 7-9 p.m. on the grounds of the St. Simons Lighthouse, in the St. Simons Pier Village, as part of the A Little Light Music series sponsored by Coastal Georgia Historical Society. Picnic suppers, lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Advance tickets are available at the St. Simons Lighthouse Museum Store in advance at the gate on the date of the show, and are $15 for adults; children younger than 12 and Keepers of the Light are admitted free.

Pre-purchase of tickets is encouraged. Details and to purchase tickets: