Category Archives: Georgia

GA: African American Musical Traditions (even Gullah Geechee), Crafts and Food

St Simons Island, GA Exit 38: For over 40 years the Georgia Sea Islands Festival on St. Simons Island, Georgia has celebrated the African American musical traditions, crafts, and food of the coastal barrier islands. Each year the highlight of … Continue reading

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GA: Chalk-Art and “Living Pictures at 2018 Sidewalk Arts Festival

Savannah, GA Exit 99: The paved walkways of Savannah’s scenic Forsyth Park will spring to life at the 37th annual SCAD Sidewalk Arts Festival. Watch as talented SCAD artists, alumni and high school students create colorful chalk masterpieces and compete … Continue reading

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GA: Join a Scavenger Hunt in Savannah

Savannah, GA Exit 99: Join Savannah Scavenger Hunt author, Chris Sergi, to discover the wonders of the nation’s largest National Historic Landmark District. Sergi pulls together little-known facts, visual treats, and enticing tidbits of history in this scavenger hunt designed … Continue reading

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GA: Treasure Hunt on Jekyll Island

Jekyll Island, GA Exit 29: Every winter, throughout the months of January and February, the Jekyll Island Authority hosts a beach treasure hunt known as Island Treasures. The origin of the event dates back to the early 1900s, when fishermen … Continue reading

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GA: Bring Your Appetite to Sample at the Birthplace of Brunswick Stew

Brunswick, GA Exit 29: Brunswick Rockin’ Stewbilee takes place annually at Mary Ross Waterfront Park, recognizing Brunswick, Georgia as the birthplace of the original Brunswick Stew. As the oft-told tale goes, a slave cook named Jimmy Matthews created the concoction … Continue reading

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GA: Bonaventure Cemetery After Hours – After Dark Stories

Savannah, GA Exit 99: Do you like old cemeteries? Wanna see one after its closed to the public? Are you intrigued by Secret Societies, Old World Rituals, Freemasonry, The New World Order,  Stories of love, murder, bootlegging. root doctors, “The … Continue reading

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GA: New Year’s Day Plunge into the Atlantic Ocean on Tybee Island

Tybee Island, GA Exit 99: Running into the chilly Atlantic might not be the typical way to celebrate New Year’s Day, but for the last 18 years, the Tybee Polar Plunge has done just that. The annual Tybee Polar Plunge, … Continue reading

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GA: Kingsland for Southern-fried Catfish and Small Town Family Fun

Kingsland, GA Exit 3: Enjoy this down-home festival with crispy Southern-fried catfish and all the fixings,  festival goers can feast on this and much more at Kingsland’s 35th Annual Catfish Festival. The family-fun, outdoor festival kicks off at 9am Saturday, … Continue reading

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GA: Checkout Beautiful St Marys Waterfront through a Type-8 Periscope

St. Marys, GA Exit 3: – Imagine an attic full of personal memorabilia of many submariners, and you get the feel of this homey museum. The St. Marys Submarine Museum gives visitors a real feel for life aboard a submarine. … Continue reading

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GA: Sample and Vote the Best Ice Creams in Darien

Darien, GA Exit 49: Ready for some homemade ice cream? Lucky you, it’s that time again for the annual Ice Cream Churn-Off at Ashantilly Center. What a tasty idea, combining everyone’s favorite dessert with a fundraiser benefiting the nonprofit Ashantilly … Continue reading

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