Events

March 9-12

• Georgia Elvis Festival will begin at 6 p.m. Thursday with an opening ceremony in Mary Ross Waterfront Park in downtown Brunswick. Weekend activities will include an opening night party, Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, free concerts from 4:30-6:45 p.m. Friday and Saturday in Jekyll and Machen squares, tribute concerts, after hours parties and other events. For a complete schedule and ticket information, visit www.georgiaelvisfestival.com.

Friday, March 10

• Cannon’s Point History Tour will begin at 9:30 a.m. at the A.W. Jones Heritage Center, 610 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. The archaeologist-led tours feature an interpretation of the historic site. Groups return to the heritage center at 12:30 p.m. Cost is $65 per person. Details: 634-7090.

March 10-12

• Jekyll Island Arts Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon to 4 p.m. Sunday on the grounds of Goodyear Cottage in the Jekyll Island Historic District. Free admission. The festival will feature a juried art show and sale, artists’ demonstrations, youth art display, youth art activities, chef’s demonstrations, and entertainment by the Golden Isles Strummers, The Stringrays, Ric Minnix and Michael Hulett.

March 12

• Book-signing and author event featuring Buddy Sullivan, author of “Sapelo: People and Place on a Georgia Sea Island,” will be at 3 p.m. at Ashantilly Center, 15591 Ga. Highway 99, Darien. A reception will follow. Free.

Thursday, March 16

• Benefit for The Farm at Oatland North, a sanctuary for retired animals on St. Simons Island, will begin at 6 p.m. at the TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, 5514 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. The Irish-themed party will feature a night of Irish food, drink specials and musical entertainment to benefit the animals at the farm. Tickets are $25 and are available in advance at the TreeBar or at the door. Takeout dinners will be available from 5-6 p.m.

Friday, March 17

• “Sham Rockin’,” a party to benefit Communities in Schools, will be from 6 to 10 p.m. at the TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, 5514 Frederica Road, St. Simons Island. Roy Gentry and the Hired Guns will provide the music. Tickets are $45 and include dinner, live music and limited beverage service. Details: 223-4641.

Saturday, March 18

• 64th Annual Christ Church Frederica Tour of Homes will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on St. Simons Island. The event will feature tours of several homes on St. Simons Island and Sea Island, along with historic sites. Tickets are $40 per person. Tickets are $40 each and being sold at the following outlets: Antiques Etc., Christ Church, Frederica, Cloister Collection, H & H Lifestyles, Jekyll Realty, Maggie’s Boutique, Ned Cash & Associates Jewelers, Roberta’s, St. Simons Drug Store, Tabby House and Viola’s Market. or by visiting www.christchurchtourofhomes.org. Details: 638-8683.

March 18-19

• Spring Invitational Arts and Crafts Market will be from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days in Postell Park, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island.

PERFORMANCES

March 10-19

• Mark Twain’s “Is He Dead?,” adapted by David Ives, will be performed by The Island Players at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 3 p.m. Sundays through March 19 at the Casino Theatre, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Tickets and details: www.theislandplayers.com.

MUSIC

Today

Jamie Renee and The Walkers, 6 p.m., Mellow Mushroom, St. Simons Island.

The Mufflers, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Crawford Perkins, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick.

Josh Nunn & Jaime Rowell, 7 p.m. Echo at the King and Prince, St. Simons Island.

WharfRatz, 7 p.m., Wee Pub Beach, Jekyll Island.

Open Mic Night, 7:30 p.m., HBGB, Brunswick.

Traveling Riverside Band, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Live music by Tony Adams and friends, 8 p.m., TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Open Mic Night, 8:30 p.m., Locos Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Friday

Tony Adams, 6 p.m., Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

The Flood Brothers, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Milltown Road, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan’s Smokehouse, Woodbine.

Jerry Gowen, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

Jamie Renee and the Walkers, 7 p.m., Bogey’s, Laurel Island Links, Kingsland.

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., Echo at the King and Prince, St. Simons Island.

Roy Gentry and the Hired Guns, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island.

Matt Walsh Trio, 7 p.m. Holiday Inn Beach House, Jekyll Island.

Woodbine Opry, 7 p.m., Camden County Community Center, Woodbine.

Justin Dukes, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick.

Uncle Dave Griffin, 7 p.m., Zachry’s, Brunswick.

The Vegabonds, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast Coffee, St. Simons Island.

Tonic Blue, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn & Pub, St. Simons Island.

Midlife Chryslers, 9 p.m., The TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Traveling Riverside Band, 9 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island.

King Creole with Elvis tribute artists, 10 p.m. Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick.

Saturday

Joey Thigpen, 1 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Touch of Grey, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, St. Simons Island.

Michaele and the Ambigious, 6 p.m., Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island.

Tanner Strickland, 7 p.m., Echo at the King and Prince, St. Simons Island.

The Mufflers, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island.

The Flood Brothers, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick.

Chris Rider, 7 p.m., Zachry’s, Brunswick.

The Woodbine Opry, 7 p.m., Camden County Community Center, Woodbine.

Jamie Renee and the Walkers, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Black Sheep Blues Band, 8:30 p.m., Blackbeard’s Cove, Shellman Bluff.

Jackson Powers, 8:30 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Cops ‘n Robbers, 9 p.m., The TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Sunday

Tony Adams, noon, Emerald Princess II, Gisco Point.

Mike Brown, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Josh Nunn and Jaime Rowell, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island.

The Pine Box Dwellers, 8 p.m., Locos, St. Simons Island.

Free Soul, 4 p.m., Ocean Lodge, St. Simons Island.

The Matt Walsh Trio, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Monday

Josh Nunn and Jaime Rowell, 6 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick.

Open Mic Night, 8:30 p.m., Palm Coast, St. Simons Island.

Tuesday

Michaele Hannemann, 6 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

Joey Thigpen, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Eddie Pickett, 7 p.m., Wee Pub Beach, Jekyll Island.

Wednesday

Eddie Pickett, 6:30 p.m., Captain Stan’s, Woodbine.

Joey Thigpen, 7 p.m., Locos Grill and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Karaoke with Ric Minix, 7 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Trivia, 7 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick.

Tree Bar Karaoke, 8 p.m., TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.