St. Simons Island and the Golden Isles Offer Holiday Events for the Entire Family

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St. Simons Accommodations are available in the heart of the Georgia Golden Isles near holiday activities and shopping through ResortQuest St. Simons. St. Simons Island offers family entertainment for the holidays.

As the holidays approach, numerous groups in the Brunswick / St. Simons Island, Georgia area have announced holiday events and activities of interest for all members of the family. Whether you lean toward historical home tours or interactive sing-along events, there is something scheduled during the month of December that will peak your interest. Enjoy the informal sophistication of the Island while absorbing the seasonal favorites.

Dec 1&2, 2006 - Christmas on the Old Plantation - Candlelight tour of house and grounds. 6, 7 & 8pm. $6 adults/seniors, $3 youth (6-18). Howfyl-Broadfield Plantation 5556 US Hwy 17N, Brunswick. Reservations taken at 912-264-7333.

Dec 10 - Lessons & Carols Chancel Choir with Kathleen Bride on harp. 8pm. St. Simons Presbyterian Church. St. Simons Island. Free admission and reception. Island Concert Association, 912-638-2220.

Dec 11 - Babes in Toyland Franck, Herbert, Humperdinck, Tchaikovsky. 8pm. Adults $25, Student/child $5. Season Tickets available. Glynn Academy Memorial Auditorium. Brunswick. Coastal Symphony of Georgia, 912- 634-2006 or CoastalSymphonyofGeorgia.org.

Dec 12 - Jekyll Island Singers concert, refreshments. 7:30pm. Beachside Hall, Jekyll Island Convention Center. Jekyll Island Arts Association, 912-635-3920.

Dec 15-17, - A Christmas Carol Charles Dickens' classic with Brunswick Mayor Bryan Thompson as Scrooge. Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm. $12 adults, $7 Students/Seniors. Season RitzPass available with discounted prices and reserved seating. Ritz Theatre, 1530 Newcastle St., Brunswick. GIAHA 2006-2007 Performing Arts Series. 912-262-6934.

Dec 20 - Flute Choir and Ensemble Concert A dozen flutes plus the Stewart-Law Chamber Ensemble present Christmas music. 7:30 p.m. Club Ballroom, Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Dr., Jekyll Island. Reservations required. 912-635-2600.

Dec 21- Renaissance Concert Musicians in 15th century attire play melodies enjoyed by the court of Elizabeth I. 7:30 pm. Jekyll Island Club Hotel, 371 Riverview Dr., JI. Dessert reception with musicians after concert. Reservations required. 635-2600.

Dec 16 - General Oglethorpe's Birthday Bash 11am-4pm. Ft. Frederica National Monument, 6515 Frederica Rd., St. Simons Island. 912-638-3639.

For a complete list of St Simons activities, refer to ResortQuestStSimons.com or call the sponsoring organizations listed above for more information.

When planning your weekend or week-long stay on St. Simons Island, contact ResortQuest for St Simons vacation rentals just right for you, whether an ocean-front villa/condominium or a large island home that can accommodate your entire family and host of friends. With a fully equipped rental condo or home, you'll enjoy uncommon privacy, the convenience of following your own schedule and the freedom to have morning coffee in your pajamas or an afternoon snack in sandy feet! In a matter of days, you'll fall in love with St. Simons - and understand why CNN Money.com recently ranked it #2 in their "Top 10 Best Places to Retire."

About ResortQuest

ResortQuest, one of the nation's leading vacation rentals hospitality and resort real estate companies, provides a one-stop resource in North America's premier resort destinations, ResortQuest.com. ResortQuest is the largest marketer and management company of vacation condominiums and vacation rentals in the U.S. and Canada, based on a portfolio of nearly 17,000 vacation rental properties, including ocean front rentals and ski vacations, with a combined real estate value estimated at approximately $7 billion. ResortQuest Real Estate is one of the nation's leading real estate companies focusing exclusively on resort properties, offering superior brokerage services in the country's premier beach, ski and golf destinations. ResortQuest employs more than 4,000 people and is owned and operated by Gaylord Entertainment Co. (NYSE: GET), one of the largest and fastest growing companies in the hospitality and entertainment industries, based in Nashville, Tenn., that also owns and operates Gaylord Hotels and the Grand Ole Opry. For more information, visit ResortQuest.com or GaylordEntertainment.com.

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