EVENTS

Thursday, May 18

Robert Coram, author of “Gully Dirt,” a memoir about growing up in Edison, a small farming community in southwest Georgia, and become the only person from that town to ever become a writer, will speak at 10:30 a.m. in Room 108 of the St. Simons Casino, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. Sponsored by the Literary Guild of St. Simons Island. Reservations requested. Free for guild members and $10 for non-members. Details: litguildssi.org/events.

Friends of Historic Jekyll Island will meet at 6 p.m. at the Jekyll Museum, 100 Stable Road, Jekyll Island. Amy Schuler, of Coastal WildScapes, will discuss actions taken to “preserve and restore the biodiversity of southeastern coastal ecosystems.” Free.

Coastal Photographers Guild will hold its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. Bob Kelterborn will lead “Team Processing: Fix It, Frame It or Flush It” critiquing exercise. Guests welcome. Details: coastalphotographersguild.com.

Saturday, May 20

Rock ‘n’ Roll Express train will depart at 10 a.m., noon, 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. today and May 27, from Theatre by the Trax, 1000 Osborne St., St. Marys. Ride the rails through the woodlands to the “Heaven’s Got Talent” stage where rock ‘n’ roll legends, including Elvis, will compete for the title as decided by passengers. Cost is $20 for adults; $14 for children 12 and younger. Children 2 and younger ride free. Details and tickets: www.stmarysrailroad.com or 912-200-5235.

“Telling Our Stories: African American Life and Culture on St. Simons Island,” will be from 1-4 p.m. at Glynn Visual Arts, 106 Island Drive, St. Simons Island. This program will feature digital stories that focus on the history of African-American cemeteries on St. Simons Island, based on interviews conducted by Mercer University students in collaboration with the St. Simons African-American Heritage Coalition. Guests speakers will be Stephen Berry, Gregory Professor of the Civil War Era, and co-director, Center for Virtual History at the University of Georgia, and Christopher Lawton, executive director, Georgia Virtual History. Details: 638-8770.

PERFORMANCES

Friday-Sunday

“I’ll Be Back Before Midnight,” a comedy, will be performed by The Island Players at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 3 p.m. Sunday, at the St. Simons Casino, 530 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island. General admission is $20 per person; $10 for active military and $5 for students ages 18 and younger. Details: www.theislandplayers.com.

MUSIC

Today

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

Complicated Pants, 6 p.m. Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Jerry Gowen, 6 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

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

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Nancy, St. Simons Island.

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

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

Joey Thigpen and Keith Dean, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Tony Adams and Friends, 8 p.m., TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Open mic night, 8:30 p.m., Locos, St. Simons Island.

Friday

Michael Brown, 5:30 p.m., Harry’s, The Westin, Jekyll Island.

TRB Trio, 6 p.m., Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island.

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

Thunderbird, 6 p.m. Catch 228, Redfern Village, St. Simons Island.

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

Mountain Oyster String Band, 7 p.m., Holiday Inn Resort, Jekyll Island.

Pier Pressure, 7 p.m., Echo at the King and Prince, St. Simons Island.

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

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Nancy, St. Simons Island.

Jamie Renee and the Walkers, 7 p.m., Gnat’s Landing, St. Simons Island.

Flood Brothers, 7 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Touch of Grey, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, Brunswick.

George Alread, 7 p.m., The Public House at Sea Palms, St. Simons Island.

Three Day Weekend, 8 p.m., Brogen’s South, St. Simons Island.

Michael Hulett, 8 p.m., Village Inn and Pub, St. Simons Island.

Complicated Pants, 9 p.m., Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Sole Traveler, 9 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick.

The Mufflers, 9 p.m., Mullet Bay, Brunswick.

Saturday

Chris Rider and Jaime Rowell, noon, Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island.

Jamie Renee and the Walkers, 1 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Joey Thigpen, 1 p.m., Salty’s, The Westin, Jekyll Island.

Troy Hayes, 5:30 p.m., Harry’s, The Westin, Jekyll Island.

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

Levi Moore, 6 p.m., Catch 228, Redfern Village, Jekyll Island.

Jamie Renee and Cliff Bragdon, 6 p.m., Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island.

Jerry Gowen, 6 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

Backbeat Boulevard, 7 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Flood Brothers, 7 p.m., Toucan’s, Brunswick.

Cops n Robbers, 7 p.m., Echo at the King and Prince, St. Simons Island.

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

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

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Nancy, St. Simons Island.

Roy Gentry, 7 p.m., Moondoggy’s, St. Simons Island.

Mountain Oyster String Band, 8 p.m., Tipsy McSway’s, Brunswick.

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

Suzy and the Bird Dogs, 9 p.m., Mullet Bay, St. Simons Island.

Squirt Gun, 9 p.m, TreeBar at Bennie’s Red Barn, St. Simons Island.

Pine Box Dwellers, 10 p.m., Murphy’s, St. Simons Island.

Pine Box Dwellers, 10 p.m., Murphy’s Tavern, St. Simons Island.

Sunday

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

Michael Johnson, 1 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Nick Bryant and Jaime Rowell, 5 p.m., Zachry’s Riverhouse, Jekyll Island.

Fully Loaded, 6 p.m., Tortuga Jack’s, Jekyll Island.

Signal Box, 8 p.m., Locos, St. Simons Island.

Monday

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

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

Tuesday

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

Michaele Hannemann, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

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

Wednesday

Chris Robinson, 7 p.m., Georgia Sea Grill, St. Simons Island.

Joey Thigpen, 7 p.m., Locos, St. Simons Island.

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

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

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